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Paris Powerboat Grand Prix Drag Boat Races

The first annual Paris Powerboat Grand Prix Drag Boat Races is coming to Lamar County August 21 – August 23, 2015. The event will be held at Lake Crook and is sponsored by  the Lamar...

07/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Livingston's Night at the Museum

Livingston's Night at the Museum

The Sam Bell Maxey House will be hosting “Livingston’s Night at the Museum” on Friday, August 7, 2015. Livingston the Lion, a stuffed animal from the late 1800s, is hosting a sleepover for your stuffed animal, doll, or action figure on the night of Friday, August 7 at the Sam...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Christian Sims Indicted on Murder Charge

Christian Sims Indicted on Murder Charge

After three hearings to determine competency and certification as an adult, 17-year-old Christian Sims was indicted by a grand jury on Monday. Sims, who is accused in the murder of his grandmother, Annie Sims, must now stand trial in the 6th Judicial Court. Per Texas law, press members are not...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Reno Council Approves Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts Coming to Reno

Reno Council Approves Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts Coming to Reno

The Reno City Council has unanimously approved a Variance requested by Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts to locate their businesses at 7084 Lamar Road, according to a recent release from the company. Recyclers Depot is an innovative metals buying center that will purchase...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen

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Three Bedroom in Paris ISD

Three Bedroom in Paris ISD

Location, Convenience, and Move-In ready. Everything a buyer is looking for! This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house has been updated throughout with new paint, fixtures, windows, tile and carpet. The home ‘s large living room allows you to enjoy family time together and the oversized back yard...

07/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Powerboat Grand Prix Drag Boat Races

Paris Powerboat Grand Prix Drag Boat Races

The first annual Paris Powerboat Grand Prix Drag Boat Races is coming to Lamar County August 21 – August 23, 2015. The event will be held at Lake Crook and is sponsored by  the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce. Gates open at 8:00 AM and the admission fee is $15 per day, Kids under 12...

07/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Another 'Slow Roll' on Monday, August 3rd

Another "Slow Roll" on Monday, August 3rd

The next “Slow Roll” will be held on Monday, August 3rd.  Riders will meet at 6:15pm at the Love Civic Center Pavilion, located at 2025 S. Collegiate Drive. Slow Roll is a leisurely five mile bike ride that was started by incoming Paris High School freshman, Sahil Prakash as part...

07/29/2015 by eParisExtra
City of Paris Is Looking For Volunteers for the Historic Preservation Commission

City of Paris Is Looking For Volunteers for the Historic Preservation Commission

The City of Paris is accepting applications for two positions on the Historic Preservation Commission. Persons interested in serving on a board, commission, or committee must first complete an application indicating their interest and give a brief description of any special knowledge,...

07/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Department Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Department Inmate Bookings

Eight people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 1:25am on 7/28 and 2:10am on 7/29/15. Oates, Charles Lycurgus, CCC-Poss Marijuana<2oz Turner, Chester Ray, Driving while License Invalid w/Previous Conv/Susp Robertson, Tanavionne Marcel, Public Intoxication w/ 3 prior...

07/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on July 28, 2015

Paris PD Arrests on July 28, 2015

Paris Police Officers arrested six people on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. The adults arrested include: Berry, Robert Allen, 28, Resist Arrest, Search or Transport; Assault Cook, Mehleneese Nichole, 33, MTR Probation; Theft By Check Insufficient; Theft Property>=$20<$500 By Check Maynard,...

07/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Obituaries for Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Shirley Ann Colwell 69, of the Novice Community, died at 8:45 PM, Monday, July 27, 2015 at Brentwood Terrace Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Paris. A graveside service is set for 10:00 AM, Friday, July 31, 2015 at Long Cemetery with James McLeod officiating. The family will receive...

07/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom in North Lamar ISD

Three Bedroom in North Lamar ISD

Very updated contemporary home on small acreage. Living room with hearth floor wood stove. Just remodeled with new: wood, tile, and carpet flooring, interior paint, hardware, lights, fans, interior doors, plumbing, fixtures, and more! Private upstairs master with clerestory windows &...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
List of Wanted Persons in Lamar County

List of Wanted Persons in Lamar County

Contact Lamar County Crime Stoppers if you have information that leads to the arrest and/or indictment of any of these wanted persons and you could be eligible for a cash reward and may remain anonymous. WANTED PERSON wanted as of 04-14-2015 Felix Onate Ascaio m/w 29 last known address of 730...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Livingston's Night at the Museum

Livingston's Night at the Museum

The Sam Bell Maxey House will be hosting “Livingston’s Night at the Museum” on Friday, August 7, 2015. Livingston the Lion, a stuffed animal from the late 1800s, is hosting a sleepover for your stuffed animal, doll, or action figure on the night of Friday, August 7 at the Sam...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Woman Killed in Fannin County

Paris Woman Killed in Fannin County

On Monday afternoon, July 27th,  Regenia Kourakos of Paris was killed in a car crash in Fannin County. Kourakos, 67, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was driving a white GMC the wrong way on State Highway 121 when she collided with a semi truck. The driver of the truck, who was not...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Safety Tips for Women

Safety Tips for Women

Sunny afternoons are good times for mothers and women to pack up our children or other essentials and run those errands we all love. The last thing on our minds is facing a potential assault. We’re thinking of 29 things; where’s his other shoe, what should I cook for dinner, I wish...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Meet the Wildcats

Meet the Wildcats

The Paris ISD Wildcat Booster Club is hosting a “Meet the Wildcats” event on Saturday, August 8th at Paris High School Wildcat Stadium. Festivities begin at 6:30pm with a Tailgate Party and Celebration.  On the field at 6:55pm there will be coach and player introductions for all...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Ten people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:42am on July 27th and 3:08am on July 28, 2015. Rose, Norman Deshawndre, Unl Carrying Weapon; Poss Marijuana<2oz Winton, Jessica Leigh, MTAG – Driving w/License  Invalid w/Previous Conv/Susp; MTAG-Duty on Striking Fixture/Hwy...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Report first half on 2015 to Paris City Council

Paris PD Report first half on 2015 to Paris City Council

According to Chief of Police, Bob Hundley, Jr. the following information regarding Paris Police Department activity for the first six months of 2015 was given to the city council last night at the  Monday, July 27th meeting. Paris Police officers have answered 22,991 calls for service in the...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 7/27/15

Paris PD Arrests on 7/27/15

Paris Police responded to 112 calls for service, and arrested 4 persons on Monday, July 27, 2015. Banda, Nicodemus Nico, 30, Fail to Display Driver’s Bowden, Carlos Wayne, 53, Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or More Pina, Juan Manuel, 38, Public Intoxication Robertson, Tanavionne Marcell,...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Police Looking for Vandalism Suspects

Police Looking for Vandalism Suspects

Paris Police officers responded to a call where unknown persons entered a storage building in the 800 block of Bonham Street and destroyed several bathroom lavatories and stole the faucets that had been donated to Habitat for Humanity. The cost to replace the items is estimated to be $750 to...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
PA system stolen from local church

PA system stolen from local church

The Paris Police Department responded to the 1500 block of Grove Street at 12:01 p.m. on Friday, July 24, where it was reported that some unknown person(s) had pried open a back door to the Wayside Church of God in Christ and stole the sound system and two speakers, according to Public...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 24-26

Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 24-26

Kendrick Derrell Earls – Assault Family/Household Member w/ Previous Conviction (2 Counts), Unlawful Restraint Kenneth Lee Flowers – Public Intoxication Jesus De La Cruz Herrera – Possession of Marijuana <2 oz Rena Sue Goss – Failure to Identify (Giving...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Obituaries - Monday, July 27

Obituaries - Monday, July 27

Eugene Nicholson, 71, of Brookston, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Thursday, July 30, 2015 family and friends are invited to lunch at 12:30 p.m. in the home of Inese Nicholson Palmer, 492 County Road 23900, Brookston, Texas. Memorial services...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Four Students of the Prairiland FFA Chapter Receive Lone Star FFA Degree

Four Students of the Prairiland FFA Chapter Receive Lone Star FFA Degree

​From L to R: Savanaha Humphrey, John Henry Newman, Ashley Piper, and Haley Rosson Savanaha Humphrey, John Henry Newman, Ashley Piper, and Haley Rosson, all of the  Prairiland FFA Chapter, were awarded the Lone Star FFA Degree in at the 87th annual Texas FFA Convention in Corpus Christi,...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Christian Sims Indicted on Murder Charge

Christian Sims Indicted on Murder Charge

After three hearings to determine competency and certification as an adult, 17-year-old Christian Sims was indicted by a grand jury on Monday. Sims, who is accused in the murder of his grandmother, Annie Sims, must now stand trial in the 6th Judicial Court. Per Texas law, press members are not...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Is Year- Round Baseball Safe?

Is Year- Round Baseball Safe?

Lately, I’m seeing a lot of articles related to the risk of injury for kids who play year-round baseball, especially in the south. What used to be called “baseball season” has morphed into “baseball life.”  And some say that the more they throw, the more they...

07/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Prairiland FFA Member Places 10th in Texas FFA Agriscience Fair

Prairiland FFA Member Places 10th in Texas FFA Agriscience Fair

Beth Ann Dougherty, of the Prairiland FFA Chapter, placed 10th in the Texas FFA Agriscience Fair at the 87th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 13-17 in Corpus Christi. Dougherty participated in the Social Systems Category, Division II. Her project was a survey over “Opinions of...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Paris PD Weekend Arrests - July 24-26

Paris PD Weekend Arrests - July 24-26

The Paris Police Department responded to 242 calls for service and arrested 11 individuals over the weekend. Those arrested and their charges are as follows: LeKersie Jerome Cooper, 23, Failure to Display DL Ray Lee Ethridge, 49, Public Intoxication Rena Sue Goss, 51, Failure to Identify...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Reno Council Approves Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts Coming to Reno

Reno Council Approves Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts Coming to Reno

The Reno City Council has unanimously approved a Variance requested by Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts to locate their businesses at 7084 Lamar Road, according to a recent release from the company. Recyclers Depot is an innovative metals buying center that will purchase...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen