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Wassail Fest Winner

The Winners of this year’s Wassail Fest, held last Saturday afternoon is Paris Baby (pictured).  Paris Baby has the title of 2014 Wassail Miester Winners.  Kim Montgomery was also...

1 hour ago by eParisExtra
Home Fire Tuesday Night

Home Fire Tuesday Night

The Paris Fire Department responded to a structure fire located at 1523 Bonham Street Tuesday night just before 10:30 P.M. The home was heavily damaged by the fire. Fire units and investigators were on scene for approximately three hours. The house was occupied by a father and his son at the...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Tips from Public Lead to Suspects Arrest

Tips from Public Lead to Suspects Arrest

Lamar County Crime Stoppers published the Crime of the Week on December 12, 2014 featuring a case involving a stolen vehicle from a business in Hwy 271 North. Within a few hours after the fearture was published, the Lamar County Auto Theft Task Force received information about the suspect and...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Roxton ISD School Board Votes to Bring Back Football

Roxton ISD School Board Votes to Bring Back Football

Last night, the Roxton ISD School Board voted 5-0 to bring back a football program to the District. In a phone call to Roxton ISD Superintendent Trevor Rogers, he stated, “We are excited about the possibilities. Our students have showed interest, and we are proud to provide the...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra

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A Japanese geek-chic timepiece: Sony’s FES E-Ink Watch

A Japanese geek-chic timepiece: Sony’s FES E-Ink Watch

While Sony Pictures is encountering some severe issues due to their recent hack, other divisions of Sony have been secretly developing some interesting, and even fashionable, wearable technology. The “smartwatch” is still in its infancy, but there’s still plenty of room for breakthoughs...

10 minutes ago by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept Inmate Bookings

Sixteen people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:32am on Wednesday, December 17th and 5:26am on Thursday, December 18, 2014. Dangerfield, Cedric, Theft Property>=$50<$500; Fail to Identify Fugitive Intent Give False Wood, Lesley Hayes, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family...

15 minutes ago by eParisExtra
Paris Police Department Arrests on 12/18/14

Paris Police Department Arrests on 12/18/14

Darnell, Paul Darren, 44, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Sanders, Sammy Jack, 33, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Sharp, Richard Derrick, 31, Deadly Conduct Woodall, Ashley Nicole, 27, Fail to Maintain; Motor Vehicle Inspection ...

24 minutes ago by eParisExtra
Party Barn Christmas Monday Night

Party Barn Christmas Monday Night

Don’t miss  the Party Barn Church Christmas event at Richard Drake’s Party Barn. Party Barn Christmas will feature a meal catered by Hole in the Wall, music, a message, and an opportunity to make a difference.  Party Barn Christmas begins at 6pm on Monday, December 22nd.  The...

59 minutes ago by eParisExtra
Wassail Fest Winner

Wassail Fest Winner

The Winners of this year’s Wassail Fest, held last Saturday afternoon is Paris Baby (pictured).  Paris Baby has the title of 2014 Wassail Miester Winners.  Kim Montgomery was also awarded  $100 Downtown Dollars for tasting Wassail in every participating downtown store.   ...

1 hour ago by eParisExtra
Woman Arrested for Felony Theft at Walmart

Woman Arrested for Felony Theft at Walmart

32 year old Desirea Cherie Tonubee, of Arthur City, was arrested at about 12:45 P.M. on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 and charged with a felony theft. Tonubee was observed placing items into a shopping bag at the self checkout register at Wal-Mart that she had not scanned and did not pay for....

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Two Women Shoplift From Several Stores in the Paris Towne Center

Two Women Shoplift From Several Stores in the Paris Towne Center

Cynthia Anne Layton, 44, of Roxton and Shelbey Brooke Layton, 22, of Paris were arrested in the 3500 block of Lamar Ave after they were reportedly observed concealing multiple pairs of shoes and leaving a store. Cynthia Layton Employees observed the suspects approach a vehicle in the parking...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

This is Cowboy. He is a young chihuahua/terrier. He loves to run and play . To cuddle up in your arms is a favorite pastime of his. Cowboy is to cute for words!  Come see him at the Paris Animal Shelter. eParisExtra.com cat of the week is Snoopy , he is very curious and playful. His greatest...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Leadership Lamar Class Met Last Week at HWH

Leadership Lamar Class Met Last Week at HWH

The 2014 – 2015 Leadership Lamar Class met on Thursday, December 11th at Harrison Walker & Harper.  The class focused on Time Management/Organization in both the workplace and everyday life, understanding that our personal lives and families need the type of strategic planning that we...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris History Revealed to NL Students in Maxey House Tour

Paris History Revealed to NL Students in Maxey House Tour

Circling around the Maxey House dining room table on South Church Street in Paris, Everett Elementary third grade students in Lara Akard’s class learned what the family of Sam Bell Maxey most likely served for a traditional holiday meal.  While touring the grounds of the historical house,...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Maxey House Book Club

Maxey House Book Club

The Maxey House Book Club begins this Sunday, December 21st at 3pm at the Sam Bell Maxey House, located at 812 S. Church Street in downtown Paris. Every other month, the club will meet and discuss a different book. This year’s chosen books were either written by a Victorian author or...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Home Fire Tuesday Night

Home Fire Tuesday Night

The Paris Fire Department responded to a structure fire located at 1523 Bonham Street Tuesday night just before 10:30 P.M. The home was heavily damaged by the fire. Fire units and investigators were on scene for approximately three hours. The house was occupied by a father and his son at the...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 12/16/14

Paris PD Arrests on 12/16/14

The Paris Police Department arrested 11 people yesterday, Tuesday, December 16, 2014. The adults arrested include: Aker, Everett Henry, 55, Possession of Drug; Hinder Bunch, Allison Camille, 35, Fail to Identify Fugitive Intent; Littering; Fail to Display Driver’s; Motor Vehicle...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Pantherettes Beat Visting Melissa

NL Pantherettes Beat Visting Melissa

Last night, 12/16,  the North Lamar Girls Basketball team beat the visiting Melissa team 47-31. Leading the Pantherettes offensively was Bailey Exum with six points.  Aaryn Honeywood and Kylie Halstead both scored five points. Bailey Jones had six rebounds and scored 2 points. ...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC offering first police academy in Lamar County

PJC offering first police academy in Lamar County

Paris Junior College is offering its first-ever Police Academy in Lamar County through a partnership with the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office. PJC has offered police academies, but only in Hunt County before now. To accommodate people working full-time, the training will be offered in the...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Tonubbe, Desirae Cherie, Theft Property<$1500 2/More Previous Convictions Emeyabbi, Sherena Lynn, Forgery Financial Instrument; POSS CS PG 1<1G Drug Free Zone; Burglary of Building; Theft Property>=$50<$500 Tennon, Raphael Sanchez, Unl Poss Firearm By Felon; MAN DEL CS PG 1>=1G...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Historic Home For Sale in Paris

Historic Home For Sale in Paris

Remarkable Historic Beauty. Home features hardwood floors, two fireplaces, new heating & air units inside and out. Many extras such as crown molding, custom cabinets in the kitchen and breakfast room, arched French doors with beveled glass and arched front entry doors. Home also features a...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Three Arrested During Early Morning Hours

Three Arrested During Early Morning Hours

Paris Police were dispatched to a warrant arrest in the 1100 block of NW 13th Street at about 2:16 am on December 16, 2014. It was reported that Robert Bryan Finch  (pictured right) was at that address and had an outstanding felony warrant for his arrest. Once in the residence, Paris Police...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Man Arrested Monday on Two Felony Warrants

Man Arrested Monday on Two Felony Warrants

Shawn Laray Lindley, 33, of Paris, was located at about 2:04 P.M. on Monday, December 15, 2014 in the 700 block of Bonham Street and placed under arrest on two felony warrants. The warrants charged Lindley with a parole violation and a Lamar County warrant for manufacturing or delivering a...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Tips from Public Lead to Suspects Arrest

Tips from Public Lead to Suspects Arrest

Lamar County Crime Stoppers published the Crime of the Week on December 12, 2014 featuring a case involving a stolen vehicle from a business in Hwy 271 North. Within a few hours after the fearture was published, the Lamar County Auto Theft Task Force received information about the suspect and...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Prairiland 7th & 8th Grade Boys sweep Hooks

Prairiland 7th & 8th Grade Boys sweep Hooks

The Prairiland 7th grade boys move to 4-0 on the season with a 23-5 win over Hooks Monday night. Kedryn Browner led with 8 points, followed closely by Pablo Peralta with 7 points, Michael Sikes had 2, and Tiawa Kruse had 1 point. The 7th grade Patriots are 3-1 on the season. They beat Hooks...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Christmas Surprises Awaits North Lamar Angels

Christmas Surprises Awaits North Lamar Angels

Adopting angels from North Lamar’s Christmas tree is an event anticipated by the district each year.  Whether it’s choosing an angel off the tree or buying an extra turkey or canned food item, North Lamar looks forward to this annual event as a way of taking care of their own.   This...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Donates Coats to Lamar County Head Start

PJC Donates Coats to Lamar County Head Start

Student organizations, faculty and staff of Paris Junior College donated 47 coats to Lamar County Head Start just in time for cold weather recently, and one PJC student group donated enough hats and gloves to go with them. The in-kind donation was worth nearly $1,500, according to Head...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Roxton ISD School Board Votes to Bring Back Football

Roxton ISD School Board Votes to Bring Back Football

Last night, the Roxton ISD School Board voted 5-0 to bring back a football program to the District. In a phone call to Roxton ISD Superintendent Trevor Rogers, he stated, “We are excited about the possibilities. Our students have showed interest, and we are proud to provide the...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Obituaries for Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Gene Svoboda, 70, of Blossom passed away Friday, December 12, 2014 in Paris. He and his wife had been residents of Lamar County for the past four years.  He was born on January 3, 1944 in Alliance, Ohio a son of John Svoboda & Bettie Grace Svoboda. Gene owned and operated Magnum...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Chamber of Commerce Seeks New President/CEO

Lamar County Chamber of Commerce Seeks New President/CEO

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce has posted the job opening for a new President/CEO. Those interested in applying for the position should contact Steve Keywood, Chairman, Lamar County Chamber of Commerce at chamber@paristexas.com. Below are the qualifications they are seeking in a...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra