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First Mannequin Night a Success

The first annual Mannequin Night in downtown Paris was deemed a success. Over 94 mannequins were downtown, with 25 open businesses, five open restaurants and four food trucks.  There was live...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Haunted Theater this Friday night

Haunted Theater this Friday night

Prepare to be scared.  This Friday night from 9pm to Midnight Paris Community Theatre presents the Haunted Circus of Nightmares Unleased.  Tickets are available at the door for only $5.  Come get your scare on! The haunted theater is a the annual PCT fundraiser and is sponsored by the...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
City Council Approves New Fire Truck

City Council Approves New Fire Truck

During Monday night’s City Council meeting, members approved a lease purchasing agreement with Liberty National Bank to purchase a new fire truck. Hopefully the  Fire Department will have the new fire truck by the summer. As part of the agreement, the City will not have to make a payment...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
City Council Sends Investigatory Report to District Attorney

City Council Sends Investigatory Report to District Attorney

After receiving communication from Captain Gregory Lewis from the Texas State Attorney General’s office saying that the investigatory report produced by Defenbaugh and Associates was deemed to be under local jurisdiction, the City Council Monday night voted to send the forensic report to the...

10/28/2014 by eParisExtra

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Downtown's Annual Trick or Treat

Downtown's Annual Trick or Treat

Children are encouraged to  dress up in  Halloween Costumes and  come “Trick or Treat” in Historical Downtown Paris on Halloween Night, Friday, October 31st. Candy will be handed out in front of all downtown retailers that are open.  This event will start at 5:30 pm and...

30 minutes ago by eParisExtra
Wildlife Biologist Educates Students on Hunting Guidelines

Wildlife Biologist Educates Students on Hunting Guidelines

Referring to several sizes of deer antlers, Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Biologist Ragan White, points out which are legal and which are not when it comes to hunting deer.    White is one of the many guest speakers who speak throughout the year to David Pasternak’s Outdoor Education...

37 minutes ago by eParisExtra
Unique Metal Home on 38+ Rolling Acres

Unique Metal Home on 38+ Rolling Acres

THIS 2400 SQUARE FEET METAL HOME LOCATED ON 38+ ROLLING ACRES, WITH STOCK POND, AN ADDITIONAL 70X70 SLAB, FENCED, SECURITY ENTRANCE GATE,EXTERIOR SOLAR BLINDS, ATTACHED A/C AND HEATED SHOP WITH TWO DOORS, 30X8 STORAGE BUILDING. THE INTERIOR BOASTS LAMINATE WOOD FLOORING, CUSTOM CABINETS, AND...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
First Mannequin Night a Success

First Mannequin Night a Success

The first annual Mannequin Night in downtown Paris was deemed a success. Over 94 mannequins were downtown, with 25 open businesses, five open restaurants and four food trucks.  There was live music and a great turnout. ...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Haunted Theater this Friday night

Haunted Theater this Friday night

Prepare to be scared.  This Friday night from 9pm to Midnight Paris Community Theatre presents the Haunted Circus of Nightmares Unleased.  Tickets are available at the door for only $5.  Come get your scare on! The haunted theater is a the annual PCT fundraiser and is sponsored by the...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
City Council Approves New Fire Truck

City Council Approves New Fire Truck

During Monday night’s City Council meeting, members approved a lease purchasing agreement with Liberty National Bank to purchase a new fire truck. Hopefully the  Fire Department will have the new fire truck by the summer. As part of the agreement, the City will not have to make a payment...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Arrest Man Who Tries to Choke His Wife

Paris Police Arrest Man Who Tries to Choke His Wife

Paris Police responded to a disturbance in the 3700 block of Pine Mill Rd at about 6:01 P.M. on October 28, 2014. It was reported that 21 year old Johnathan Mychel Coffman had assaulted his wife by choking her. After the assault, Coffman left the residence and went to work. T he victim left...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Man Assaults Ex-Wife

Man Assaults Ex-Wife

65 year old James Lee Dillard, of Paris was arrested at about 11:53 A.M. on October 28, 2014 after it was reported that he had held a knife to his ex-wife’s throat. The victim advised that as she was leaving work, she entered her vehicle where Dillard was apparently hiding in the back seat....

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests 10/28

Paris PD Arrests 10/28

On October 28th, 2014, the Paris Police responded to 98 calls for service while arresting 4 persons. Coffman, Johnathon Mychel, 21, Agg Assault w/Deadly; Assault Family/House Member; Unl Carrying Weapon Cole, Candi Marie, 29, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Dillard, James Lee, 65, Agg Assault...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Obituaries for Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Charles Dooley, age 81 of Annona, went to his heavenly home on Monday, October 27th. Charles was born on February 28, 1933 in Telephone, TX to E.L. Dooley and Georgia Ellie Klieber. He retired from his position as service manager at International Harvester in Dallas and moved to Annona with his...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Fire Prevention Fourth Grade Poster Winners Announced

Paris Fire Prevention Fourth Grade Poster Winners Announced

City of Paris Fire Marshal Dale Maberry announced today that several area fourth graders received trophies from the Paris Fire Department for a posters contest promoting fire safety and prevention. Fire Prevention Week is officially October 5th-11th but due to the volume of activities...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Homecoming Ticket Deadline Approaching, Birthday Party on Tap

PJC Homecoming Ticket Deadline Approaching, Birthday Party on Tap

Paris Junior College will celebrate 90 years and kick off Homecoming festivities with a birthday party for the public at 2:30 p.m. in the McLemore Student Center Ballroom on Thursday, Nov. 6. “Everyone is invited to join us in celebrating 90 years of academic excellence,” said PJC President...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Trunk or Treat at Love Civic Center for kids and dogs

Trunk or Treat at Love Civic Center for kids and dogs

When making decisions on where to trick or treat this year, there is one place that welcomes our four-legged family members as well.   The annual “Trunk or Treat” event at the Love Civic Center Pavilion on Halloween Night is open to the whole family, including our faithful...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

This is sweet Rose,  she is 8 to 10 weeks old.  Rose is a Plott hound mix. She is super sweet and loves to play with her brothers and sisters. Rose is a little shy but eager for attention. Her coat has a beautiful tiger stripped pattern . Please pay Rose and her siblings a visit at the...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Community Health Fair Tomorrow at Toyota of Paris

Community Health Fair Tomorrow at Toyota of Paris

This Thursday from 10am to 3pm come out to Toyota of Paris for a community health fair sponsored by Paris Regional Medical Center.  A canned food drive will support our local food pantry  so bring canned goods as well.  Over 20 prizes will be raffled away.  Over 25 different participating...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Dr. Richard Grossnickle Addresses Council

Dr. Richard Grossnickle Addresses Council

Last night at the Paris City Council meeting, councilman Dr. Richard Grossnickle addressed Council members regarding the past successes of the Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) as well as the desire to move on from the “forensic investigation.” Grossnickle began, ”...

10/28/2014 by eParisExtra
Custom Built Home on 10 Acres

Custom Built Home on 10 Acres

Stunning custom built, executive home on 10 acres just minutes away from city. Open floor plan with propane log fireplace. Kitchen/dining area perfect for family gatherings. Granite countertops, tile floors, breakfast bar, double oven. Master suite features large bath with jetted tub, separate...

10/28/2014 by eParisExtra
Street Closures Around Court House

Street Closures Around Court House

The left lane of North Main Street and the right lane of 1st Street NW in downtown Paris around the Court House, will be closed for repairs from Tuesday through Thursday. ...

10/28/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Arrests 10/27/14

Paris Police Arrests 10/27/14

Beech, Michael Paul, 31, Violate Promise To Blackwelder, Joshua Daniel, 27, Possession of Drug; Public Intoxication (2 cts) Lancaster, Leigh Anne, 23, Public Intoxication (2 cts) Robertson, Tanavionne Marcell, 22 Criminal Trespass; Theft under $50 Sanders, Sammy Jack, 33, Burglary of...

10/28/2014 by eParisExtra
City Council Sends Investigatory Report to District Attorney

City Council Sends Investigatory Report to District Attorney

After receiving communication from Captain Gregory Lewis from the Texas State Attorney General’s office saying that the investigatory report produced by Defenbaugh and Associates was deemed to be under local jurisdiction, the City Council Monday night voted to send the forensic report to the...

10/28/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Band is State Bound

North Lamar Band is State Bound

The North Lamar High School Band advanced to state after placing first at the Area C Marching Contest in Longview on Saturday, October 25.  The band will compete at the Alamodome in San Antonio on November 3.   ...

10/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Ms. Nita's Diner For Sale in Reno

Ms. Nita's Diner For Sale in Reno

Thriving restaurant business and property! Steel freespan building with 2×6 walls and abundant insulation. Wood interior walls and low maintenance concrete floors. Includes all equipment and fixtures. Ice machine and dishwasher on a yearly lease. Shown by appointment only. 3 HVAC units....

10/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Seventeen people were booked into the Lamar County Jail over the weekend. Smith, Paula Jean, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence Fox, Raymond Vane, Violate Bond/Protective Order Houston, Christopher Gene, CCC/Poss Marijuana<2oz Hines, Lacey Lee, Theft Property<$1500 2/more...

10/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Woman Arrested for Felony Theft and Possession of Controlled Substance

Woman Arrested for Felony Theft and Possession of Controlled Substance

28 year old Lacey Lee Hines, of Paris, was arrested in the 3500 block of Lamar Ave on Friday, October 24, 2014 and charged with theft and two counts of possession of a controlled substance. It was reported that Hines had consealed numerous items and had attempted to leave the store without...

10/27/2014 by eParisExtra
18 Year Old Charged with DWI and Possession of Marijuana

18 Year Old Charged with DWI and Possession of Marijuana

Paris Police arrested 18 year old Jimmy Cas Haley of Paris in the 3700 block of Lamar Avenue at about 10:40 P.M. on Friday, October 24, 2014 and charged him with driving while intoxicated. It was reported that Haley appeared to be extremely intoxicated and was observed driving a Hyundai...

10/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, October 27

Obituaries for Monday, October 27

Terry Lynn Bowman, 49, of Paris, passed away Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at his home. A gathering of family & friends is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 29th, from 6 – 7 p.m. at Bright-Holland Funeral Home. At Mr. Bowman’s request cremation will follow the visitation. Terry, the son of Jimmy...

10/27/2014 by eParisExtra