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Delta Waterfowl Annual Event Thursday

The Lamar County Chapter of Delta Waterfowl will be holding their annual event on Thursday, August 6th from 5:30pm -10pm at the Love Civic Center. Doors open at 5:30pm and dinner begins at 7pm....

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC receives large estate gift, sparked by a previous donation

PJC receives large estate gift, sparked by a previous donation

A memorial gift to Paris Junior College in 1995 was the spark leading to a recent estate gift of nearly $1 million to PJC, all to benefit students from Red River County. John Tate and Reva Davis created an endowed scholarship at Paris Junior College in 1995 for students of the Rivercrest...

08/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Winner of 'Name that Boat Race' Announced as Drag Boat Race Comes to Paris

Winner of "Name that Boat Race" Announced as Drag Boat Race Comes to Paris

Rev up your engines and slip on your lifejackets: drag boats are coming to hit the waves at Lake Crook. The Southern Drag Boat Racing Association (SDBRA) will be in charge of the Paris Powerboat Grand Prix, which was named by Kim Jones (pictured) of Paris Optical. Jones was the winner of the...

08/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Fire Department Receives Life-Saving Equipment for Grain Bin Emergencies

Fire Department Receives Life-Saving Equipment for Grain Bin Emergencies

Grain bins are a staple in agricultural communities across the United States, dotting the landscapes of farms and ranches. While the bins are no doubt an important part of farming, they also have their own hazards which can lead to deadly consequences. March 4, 2015 was a day when residents of...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra

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Three Bedroom, Three Bath Home in Morningside

Three Bedroom, Three Bath Home in Morningside

Must see this newly remodeled 3 bedroom/2 bath/3 car garage home. Additional large bonus room with Kitchen, full bath and several walk-in closets, could be used for man cave, ladies retreat, mother-in-law suite, dark room, play room, home school area, or teen hang-out. Lots of wood features and...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Driver Flees Scene of Accident

Driver Flees Scene of Accident

Paris Police Officers responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 700 block of NE 12th Street where a 1999 green Mercury Grand Marquis was lodged in a fence. The vehicle was travelling eastbound in the in the 1100 block of Tudor Street when it left the roadway, struck a utility pole, drove...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Mower Stolen on Saturday

Mower Stolen on Saturday

Paris Police officers responded to a theft that had occurred in the 600 block of Clarksville Street at 7:14 P.M. on Saturday,August 1, 2015. It was reported that a new red Gravely commercial walk-behind mower had been stolen while the complainant finished trimming a yard. The victim stated...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Arrested for 3rd DWI

Paris Man Arrested for 3rd DWI

51 year old Jeffery Carl Armstrong, (pictured)of Paris, was arrested in the 1300 block of Clarksville Street at 9:35 P.M. on Friday, July 31, 2015. Officers responded to a disturbance in the parking lot where a Ford pick-up had struck a Chevrolet car and the drivers were arguing. It was found...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Delta Waterfowl Annual Event Thursday

Delta Waterfowl Annual Event Thursday

The Lamar County Chapter of Delta Waterfowl will be holding their annual event on Thursday, August 6th from 5:30pm -10pm at the Love Civic Center. Doors open at 5:30pm and dinner begins at 7pm. The event includes dinner and drinks, a live and silent auction with Joey Jobes Hand carved decoys,...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Department Weekend Arrests

Paris Police Department Weekend Arrests

Thirteen people were arrested by the Paris Police Department over the weekend. The adults arrested include: Armstrong, Jeffery Carl, 51, Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or more Black, Larry Matthew, 45,  Public Intoxication Brooks, David Ross, 45, Public Intoxication Burton, John Jubal, 43,...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Individuals, teams rack up academic honors at Paris Junior College

Individuals, teams rack up academic honors at Paris Junior College

Two Paris Junior College baseball players received Academic All American recognition from the National Junior College Athletic Association, which also recognized PJC’s baseball and softball teams as qualifiers for 2014-15 NJCAA Academic Teams. Austin McDaniel, who came to PJC from Flower...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Seventeen people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 4:24am on July 31st and 1:47am on August 3, 2015. Allen, Brenda Kay, Public Intoxication w/3 prior convictions Dawson, Nina Renee, Criminal Negligence Homicide Mehmeti, Ilmi, Poss Marijuana<2oz Christopher, David Earl, BS/Poss...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, August 3rd

Obituaries for Monday, August 3rd

Jeremy Daniel Crawford, 29, of Oceanside, CA, formerly of Paris, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015, at his home. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled services for 10:30 a.m. Thursday August 6th at DFW National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3rd at...

08/03/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC receives large estate gift, sparked by a previous donation

PJC receives large estate gift, sparked by a previous donation

A memorial gift to Paris Junior College in 1995 was the spark leading to a recent estate gift of nearly $1 million to PJC, all to benefit students from Red River County. John Tate and Reva Davis created an endowed scholarship at Paris Junior College in 1995 for students of the Rivercrest...

08/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Custom Home on 2.6 Acres

Custom Home on 2.6 Acres

Beautiful custom home in a great setting. Grand entry opens into the 2 story living room with plenty of windows, open to dining and kitchen. Kitchen features granite tops, gas stove, plenty of custom cabinetry and an oversized pantry. Den above garage has a wet bar and access to a 2nd story...

08/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Winner of 'Name that Boat Race' Announced as Drag Boat Race Comes to Paris

Winner of "Name that Boat Race" Announced as Drag Boat Race Comes to Paris

Rev up your engines and slip on your lifejackets: drag boats are coming to hit the waves at Lake Crook. The Southern Drag Boat Racing Association (SDBRA) will be in charge of the Paris Powerboat Grand Prix, which was named by Kim Jones (pictured) of Paris Optical. Jones was the winner of the...

08/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Windows 10 is now available as a free upgrade

Windows 10 is now available as a free upgrade

Microsoft announced its successor to Windows 8, inexplicably skipping the number 9 and going straight to Windows 10. Regardless of the odd title scheme, the new operating system is now out, and it’s available as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8 users for the first year. So what’s the...

08/01/2015 by eParisExtra
August Continuing Education courses at PJC

August Continuing Education courses at PJC

The Paris Junior College Continuing Education Department will hold a free Health Care Information Session from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15. The session focuses on the many healthcare courses offered through PJC’s continuing education program, and allows for questions and answers. To...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

Paris Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

Yesterday, Thursday, July 30, 2015, Davion Latrone Young, 40 of Paris,  was arrested on a warrant charging sexual assault of a child. An investigation on other criminal complaints led investigators to file charges for this crime after identifying a victim who was 15 and 16 at the times of...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD and Sheriff Deputies Pursue Vehicle

Paris PD and Sheriff Deputies Pursue Vehicle

Paris Police Department officers assisted the Lamar County Sheriff officers  in a pursuit of a vehicle that was on the wrong side of the highway on Loop 286 yesterday, Thursday, July 30th. Deputies first spotted the vehicle westbound in the eastbound loop around the 1000 block of the NE...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Conservation Advisory

Conservation Advisory

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), grid operator for most of Texas, asked electricity consumers to limit or reduce electricity use where possible from 3 to 7 PM yesterday, Thursday, July 30, 2015. With temperatures in the 100s forecasted throughout next week, the need to...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
YOU’RE INVITED TO BECOME A VITA VOLUNTEER!

YOU’RE INVITED TO BECOME A VITA VOLUNTEER!

United Way of Lamar County connects working families with opportunities to boost their earning through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. What is VITA? Free, volunteer income tax assistance – the program helps individuals and families with annual incomes up to $53,000, get...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 7/30/15

Paris PD Arrests on 7/30/15

Paris Police Department Officers responded to 109 calls for service and arrested 5 individuals on Thursday, July 30, 2015. Akers, Janet Horton, 54, Public Intoxication Allen, Brenda Kaye, 35, Public Intoxication w/3 prior Cary, Brandon Eugene, 33, MTR Probation Perry, Richard Dee, 43, bond...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Fire Department Receives Life-Saving Equipment for Grain Bin Emergencies

Fire Department Receives Life-Saving Equipment for Grain Bin Emergencies

Grain bins are a staple in agricultural communities across the United States, dotting the landscapes of farms and ranches. While the bins are no doubt an important part of farming, they also have their own hazards which can lead to deadly consequences. March 4, 2015 was a day when residents of...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Bake It Off: Papa John’s Returns to Paris

Bake It Off: Papa John’s Returns to Paris

Josh Washington is approaching his senior year at Paris High School. He’s lived in Paris for all of his life, and he knows his way around the restaurants in town. He’s worked previously at Denny’s and Fish Fry, and he says he’s gained invaluable experience. Yet for the last few years,...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on July 30, 2015. Warren, Billy Wayne, Jr., Violation of Parole Frazier, Kenneth Eben, Jr., Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence Farr, Karen Louise, Public Intoxication Cary, Brandon Eugene, MTR/POSS CS PG 1<1G Perry, Richard Dee,...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom in The Hills

Four Bedroom in The Hills

THIS IS A LOVELY HOME WITH HUGE BACKYARD, INGROUND GUNITE POOL WITH SPA AND WATERFALL. LARGE ROOM UPSTAIRS CAN BE 4TH BDR. , MEDIA OR GAMEROOM. HARDWOOD FLOORS IN MASTER BEDROOM AND DINING. TILE FLOORS IN BATHS AND HALLWAYS. MASTER SUITE IS SPLIT AND BEDROOMS FRESHLY PAINTED. VERY OPEN FLOOR...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Grand jury: 25 indicted in July

Grand jury: 25 indicted in July

A Lamar County grand jury handed down indictments to twenty-five individuals for the month of July this week at the Lamar County Courthouse. According to court records, those indicted and their charges are as follows: Tara Acevedo – Burglary of a Building, Possession of Controlled...

07/30/2015 by Josh Allen
NL ISD Women's Football Clinic

NL ISD Women's Football Clinic

The North Lamar football program is holding a special “Women’s Football Clinic” on Thursday, July 30th from 6:30pm-8:30pm.  In addition to learning everything you ever wanted to know about football, women in attendance will be served great food and have a chance to win...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Thursday, July 30, 2015

Obituaries for Thursday, July 30, 2015

James Robert “JR” Vanderburg, 77, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1st, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Myre officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Chapel Cemetery. The family will...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra