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Another Winter Storm Warning for Lamar County

Lamar County will be under a Winter Storm Warning from 3pm this afternoon until noon on Thursday, March 5, 2015. Freezing rain, sleet and snow is expected.  Accumulation could include up to 1/10...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Wildcats win at the buzzer

Wildcats win at the buzzer

Junior twin Jared Embry off-balance shot in the paint bounced three times off the rim before rattling home Tuesday night at the final buzzer to beat the Kilgore Bulldogs, 51-49, and send the Paris Wildcats boys basketball team back to the regional tournament for the first time since...

03/03/2015 by Tim Taylor
“The Glass Menagerie” opens March 5 at Paris Junior College

“The Glass Menagerie” opens March 5 at Paris Junior College

The play that made Tennessee Williams famous, “The Glass Menagerie,” opens the Paris Junior College drama department’s spring season this Thursday and continues through Sunday. Williams’ play, which is semi-autobiographical, tells the story of Amanda, a fading Southern women whose...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Randall Mobley Indicted on Federal Charges of Possession of Child Pornography

Randall Mobley Indicted on Federal Charges of Possession of Child Pornography

Randall “Randy” Mobley, 44 of Paris, Texas was indicted on one count of possession of child pornography, offense level four. A federal grand jury charged Mobley on February 19, 2015 in the U.S. District Court Eastern Division of Texas Tyler Division. According to court documents, on or...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra

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Three Bedroom Home on 24.63 Acres

Three Bedroom Home on 24.63 Acres

The Country Beckons You to take more than a glance at this marvelous 3 bedroom, 2 bath home situated on a 24.63 acre ranch approximately 23 minutes from town in the NLISD. Spacious living areas include living room and dining room featuring a wood burning fireplace. Efficient kitchen with room...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Another Winter Storm Warning for Lamar County

Another Winter Storm Warning for Lamar County

Lamar County will be under a Winter Storm Warning from 3pm this afternoon until noon on Thursday, March 5, 2015. Freezing rain, sleet and snow is expected.  Accumulation could include up to 1/10 of an inch of ice and then up to 2 inches of sleet and snow. Temperatures will begin to fall this...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Shikha Prakash, 'Operation: Save Your Skin' to host 2nd annual free skin cancer screening tomorrow

Shikha Prakash, 'Operation: Save Your Skin' to host 2nd annual free skin cancer screening tomorrow

What started as a young girl’s vision for a school project has turned into a full-fledged operation to raise awareness and provide education about skin cancer. ‘Operation: Save Your Skin’, the brainchild of Paris High junior, Shikha Prakash, will hold its second annual skin...

03/04/2015 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Eleven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:38am on 3/3/2015 and 1:10am on 3/4/15. Shoals, Dale Eric, CCC-Assault Causing B/I/F/V Young, George Keith, Burglary of Habitation Butler, Dolan Chase, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family violence Swan, Alice Amanda, POSS CS PG...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Mary Cass Advances to Rotary District Contest

Mary Cass Advances to Rotary District Contest

Mary Cass from Chisum High School was chosen as one of the two students to represent the Rotary Club at their district contest in Carthage, TX.     ...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 3/3/15

Paris PD Arrests on 3/3/15

Paris Police responded to 82 calls for service and arrested 6 persons on March 3, 2015. Corsey, Stephen, 45, Fail to Maintain; Expired Operator License Dunken, Doyle Lonnie, 59, UNL Restraint While IN McMellon, Jessica Ann, 31, Disorderly Perez, Beverly Denise, Theft by Check...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Look for Burglary Suspect

Paris Police Look for Burglary Suspect

At 2:07 A.M. on Thursday, March 4, 2015, Paris Police responded to a burglary in the 4400 block of Bonham Street. It was found that an unknown person entered the building by unlocking a door using the keyless entry keypad. Once inside, the suspect removed a tool kit and a Honda portable...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Arrested on a Charge of Hindering Secured Creditors

Paris Man Arrested on a Charge of Hindering Secured Creditors

39 year old Tarsay Lakeith Walters, of Paris, was arrested at the Lamar County Courthouse on a warrant charging him with hindering secured creditors. The investigation stemmed from a report that began on February 27th, 2015 where it was reported that a vehicle had been repossessed from the...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Dog of the Week

eParisExtra.com Dog of the Week

This is Chance, he is an 8 to 10 week old Shepard mix that needs,  just that, a Chance. Chance needs to be loved and cared for, to be someone’s best friend and loyal companion. Chance is just a little shy but enjoys attention and warms up quickly. This is a sweet playful pup who is...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Cat of the Week

eParisExtra.com Cat of the Week

This handsome fellow is Mel, short for Mellow because he is. Very laid back and friendly. He enjoys some ear scratching and back rubs and is super calm . He can turn on a purr in a second. Take a few minutes to come by the Paris Animal Shelter and say Hi to this wonderful boy, you’ll...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
John Ratcliffe Welcomes Prime Minister Netanyahu

John Ratcliffe Welcomes Prime Minister Netanyahu

In an address to the United States Congress, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel emphasized the importance of the U.S.-Israeli relationship. He stressed the existential threat posed by violent Islamist extremism and denounced any agreement between the United States and Iran that fails...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
The Lorax Visits Parker 1st Graders

The Lorax Visits Parker 1st Graders

Outfitted as Dr. Seuss’s character the Lorax, Aaron Parker first grade teacher Kaye Cooper surprised her students by dressing in costume to read The Lorax to her students.  Using fun images, word plays and rhymes, Dr. Seuss speaks through the Lorax warning against mindless progress and the...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
T.G. Givens celebrates Read Across America Day

T.G. Givens celebrates Read Across America Day

In honor of Read Across America Day, Paris High School football players visited T. G. Givens Early Childhood Center to read to students.  Pictured with students in Carrie Brazeal’s Pre-K Class are: Front Row (from left):  Marielena Higurea-Rios, Luz Higuera-Rios, Jordan Reaves, and...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Tree Give‐Away Saturday, March 7, 2015

Tree Give‐Away Saturday, March 7, 2015

As a result of the recent ice storms and in an effort to encourage citizen commitment to “Keep Paris Beautiful, Make Lamar County Shine”, Keep Paris Beautiful (KPB) will hold once again host a tree give‐away on Saturday, March 7, 2015, beginning at 9:00 a.m. on the west parking lot of...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Wildcats Turn to Seniors in Win over NL

Wildcats Turn to Seniors in Win over NL

On an extra early edition of Senior Night, the Paris Wildcats boys soccer team showed the importance of having senior leadership with a 3-1 win over North Lamar in the back end of a Crosstown Showdown doubleheader Monday at Wildcat Stadium.  Meanwhile, the very talented, but very young Lady...

03/04/2015 by Tim Taylor
Wildcats win at the buzzer

Wildcats win at the buzzer

Junior twin Jared Embry off-balance shot in the paint bounced three times off the rim before rattling home Tuesday night at the final buzzer to beat the Kilgore Bulldogs, 51-49, and send the Paris Wildcats boys basketball team back to the regional tournament for the first time since...

03/03/2015 by Tim Taylor
“The Glass Menagerie” opens March 5 at Paris Junior College

“The Glass Menagerie” opens March 5 at Paris Junior College

The play that made Tennessee Williams famous, “The Glass Menagerie,” opens the Paris Junior College drama department’s spring season this Thursday and continues through Sunday. Williams’ play, which is semi-autobiographical, tells the story of Amanda, a fading Southern women whose...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Randall Mobley Indicted on Federal Charges of Possession of Child Pornography

Randall Mobley Indicted on Federal Charges of Possession of Child Pornography

Randall “Randy” Mobley, 44 of Paris, Texas was indicted on one count of possession of child pornography, offense level four. A federal grand jury charged Mobley on February 19, 2015 in the U.S. District Court Eastern Division of Texas Tyler Division. According to court documents, on or...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
ADA Accessible Sidewalks being added to Downtown Fountain

ADA Accessible Sidewalks being added to Downtown Fountain

Over the next few days there will be work ongoing on the North East sidewalk entry leading to the Culbertson fountain. The City of Paris is installing an ADA accessible sidewalk to that entrance.  The work will begin at the corner flowerbed and ending at the first level sidewalk around the...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Charged with Burglary

Paris Man Charged with Burglary

49 year old George Keith Young, of Paris, was arrested at 8:23 P.M. on March 2, 2015 and charged with burglary of a residence. Paris Police Officers found Young hiding in the bathroom of a residence in the 900 block of NE 5th Street after officers were advised that the back door of the...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Are E-Cigarettes Safe? By Dr. Chris Prakash, MD

Are E-Cigarettes Safe? By Dr. Chris Prakash, MD

Electronic cigarettes have steadily gained in popularity over the last several years, sometimes as a “safer” alternative to smoking. However, serious doubt still exists over the safety of these products. A recent letter in The New England Journal of Medicine, reported that some e-cigarettes...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Women May Face Extra Challenges in Seeking Financial Security

Women May Face Extra Challenges in Seeking Financial Security

On March 8, we observe International Women’s Day. On this occasion, thousands of events across the world will honor the cultural, political and social achievements of women. Of course, in many countries, women still face significant economic challenges. And even here in the United States,...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday

NL Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday

Students across the country are celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2nd. Known as Read Across America Day, thousands of schools, libraries, and community members participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books.  Bailey...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Equipment Upgrade for Local 9-1-1 System Set for March 4th

Equipment Upgrade for Local 9-1-1 System Set for March 4th

There is an equipment upgrade scheduled for Wednesday, March 4th beginning at 8 AM for the local 9-1-1 System.  Paris PD Chief Bob Hundley stated, “AT & T and Ark-Tex Council of Governments have worked very diligently in planning for this process, so no outages are expected.  Local...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Toppings Convicted

Toppings Convicted

Stephanie Kay Toppings, 35, of Paris, Texas was convicted on nine counts of FRAUD POSS CS/PRESCRIPTION SCH III/IV. According to records on Lamar County Texas, Judge Will Biard sentenced Toppings to 5 years community supervision/probation, community service of 200 hours, and $750. A grand jury...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Department Arrests on 3/2/15

Paris Police Department Arrests on 3/2/15

The Paris PD arrested seven people on Monday, March 2, 2015.  The adults arrested include: Earls, Kendrick Derrell, 26, Violate bond/protective Order Gardner, Richard Todd, 51, UNL Restraint Hunter, David Michael, 20, Assault Causes Bodily; Possession Marijuana<2oz; Evading Arrest Sprinkle,...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra