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Littlest 'J' Come up Big in OT Win at Crosstown Showdown

Just before the start of Saturday’s 71-59 overtime win over crosstown rival North Lamar in the Wildcat Gym, a Paris High student waving a homemade sign tried to get the home crowd to join him...

02/08/2016 by Tim Taylor
Boy Scouts Help with Painting Floor at the Downtown Food Pantry

Boy Scouts Help with Painting Floor at the Downtown Food Pantry

Boy Scouts Troop 11 were recently at the Downtown Food Pantry, helping them get ready for their “re-dedication.” The boys scouts helped repaint the floor of the pantry. Pictured are:  Kris Kirby, Nathaniel Achord, Jacob Mathis, Steven Beggs, Donato Curvino, Paxton Roden and Sam...

02/07/2016 by eParisExtra
Pyro Playfest: 'Deep in the Heart of Texas'

Pyro Playfest: "Deep in the Heart of Texas"

Paris Junior College Department of Drama is looking for new works to consider for its upcoming 2nd Annual New Play Festival – Pyro Playfest: “Deep in the Heart of Texas.” The new play festival will be April 14-17, 2016. They are seeking 20 minute or less, unpublished plays...

02/07/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC Releases Certified List of Fall Graduates

PJC Releases Certified List of Fall Graduates

Some 200 students participated in the fall graduation ceremony at Paris Junior College held Dec. 18, 2015. This was the third year a fall graduation was held to accommodate more students at PJC. After the processional entered the Hunt Center, Phi Theta Kappa president Joel Mutchler gave the...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra

Recent Paris Texas News

Quez Allen signs to play football with Pittsburg State

Quez Allen signs to play football with Pittsburg State

Paris High School senior Quez Allen has signed to play football with Pittsburgh State. Parents are Mickey Allen and Tisha Cooper. Also pictured are Coach Lonnie Norton, Athletic Director Steven Hohenberger, Assistant Athletic Director Chad Helberg, Principal Chris Vaughn.     ...

02/08/2016 by eParisExtra
Facebook launches Live Video for iPhone users

Facebook launches Live Video for iPhone users

In December of last year, Facebook began testing a live video service to compete with the likes of Twitter’s Periscope. In this testing phase, the service was only accessible to celebrities and verified pages. Now Facebook has rolled out the service to the public, starting with iPhone users...

02/08/2016 by Alfredo Dizon
Prairiland beats Cooper

Prairiland beats Cooper

The 7th grade Prairiland Patriots defeated the Cooper Bulldogs 44-17 at Patriot gym last Thursday. Corbin Watson had a breakout game with 16 points. Canyon May followed with seven. Jeremiah Harrison scored six, Ryan Butler five and Brylee Galloway and Lane Cornmesser finished with four. The 8th...

02/08/2016 by Greg Higgins
Obituaries for Monday, February 8, 2016

Obituaries for Monday, February 8, 2016

Mary Francis Attebury, 75, of Paris, TX passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled services for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9th, at the Chapel of Little Cemetery in Little, OK with Stacy Attebury serving as celebrant and Tracy Attebury serving as eulogist.  The...

02/08/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC students ask for public's help at Tuesday blood drive

PJC students ask for public's help at Tuesday blood drive

A blood drive sponsored by the Student Government Association at Paris Junior College will not only help save lives, it will help the club compete against other colleges in SGA Region III. Each unit of blood collected may save up to three lives, according to Carter BloodCare, which is holding...

02/08/2016 by eParisExtra
Paris Woman Arrested Allegedly Stealing from Kroger's

Paris Woman Arrested Allegedly Stealing from Kroger's

Kaugena Lucette Bills, 37, of Paris, was arrested at 10:38 A.M. on February 6, 2016 in the 1300 block of Clarksville Street and charged with theft under $2,500 with two or more convictions. Bills was observed allegedly attempting to leave Kroger’s with numerous items in a buggy without...

02/08/2016 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Arrested for 3rd DWI

Paris Man Arrested for 3rd DWI

Paris Police officers responded to a security check on a vehicle that was parked at the stop sign at NE 10th and Tudor Street on February 6, 2016. Officers observed a blue Ford Mustang with the driver asleep and the engine running. Officers awoke 24 year old Juan Diego Tierrablanca, (pictured)...

02/08/2016 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff's Office Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff's Office Inmate Bookings

Twenty-three people were booked into the Lamar County Jail over the weekend. McKitrick, Robert Lyle, Jr., MTAG/POSS CS PG 1<1G Patterson, Tajuana Denise, Criminal Trespass Spoonmore, James Cody, Criminal Nonsupport Maye, Joseph August, Prohibited Weapon Knuckles; Failure to Appear (2 cts);...

02/08/2016 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Survive Against Paris

Pantherettes Survive Against Paris

It had everything you could want in a rivalry-type game. In the end, though, it was a Bill Jones layup at the buzzer that gave the Pantherettes a 51-49 victory. Both teams battled back and forth most of the game. The first half ended in a 21-21 tie. It was the third quarter in which North...

02/08/2016 by Greg Higgins
Ladycats End Good Week with 2-1 Win

Ladycats End Good Week with 2-1 Win

Slowly, but surely, the Paris Ladycats soccer team is learning to win the close matches against quality opponents as last week’s results indicate. On Tuesday, sophomore Katy Hall’s header with five minutes remaining proved the decisive difference in a 1-0 win over 2015 regional semifinalist...

02/08/2016 by Tim Taylor
Littlest 'J' Come up Big in OT Win at Crosstown Showdown

Littlest 'J' Come up Big in OT Win at Crosstown Showdown

Just before the start of Saturday’s 71-59 overtime win over crosstown rival North Lamar in the Wildcat Gym, a Paris High student waving a homemade sign tried to get the home crowd to join him in a chant of “J-Squad.” He was referencing, of course, the starting five of the 8th-ranked Cats...

02/08/2016 by Tim Taylor
Paris PD Weekend Arrest Report

Paris PD Weekend Arrest Report

Fourteen people were arrested by the Paris Police Department 2/5/16 – 2/7/16. Bills, Kaugena Lucette, 37, Theft Property<$2500 2/more previous Geurin, Matthew Allen, 26, Fail to Maintain; Fail to Display Driver’s; Fail to Appear Non Traffic Hodges, Kevin Daniel, 31, MTR...

02/08/2016 by eParisExtra
Using the Power of Eminent Domain is on Paris City Council Agenda

Using the Power of Eminent Domain is on Paris City Council Agenda

The Paris City Council will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, February 8, 2016 at the City Council Chamber, located at 107 E. Kaufman Street.  The meeting is open to the public. A resolution is on the agenda for the City of Paris to use the power of eminent domain to acquire the...

02/07/2016 by eParisExtra
Boy Scouts Help with Painting Floor at the Downtown Food Pantry

Boy Scouts Help with Painting Floor at the Downtown Food Pantry

Boy Scouts Troop 11 were recently at the Downtown Food Pantry, helping them get ready for their “re-dedication.” The boys scouts helped repaint the floor of the pantry. Pictured are:  Kris Kirby, Nathaniel Achord, Jacob Mathis, Steven Beggs, Donato Curvino, Paxton Roden and Sam...

02/07/2016 by eParisExtra
Pyro Playfest: 'Deep in the Heart of Texas'

Pyro Playfest: "Deep in the Heart of Texas"

Paris Junior College Department of Drama is looking for new works to consider for its upcoming 2nd Annual New Play Festival – Pyro Playfest: “Deep in the Heart of Texas.” The new play festival will be April 14-17, 2016. They are seeking 20 minute or less, unpublished plays...

02/07/2016 by eParisExtra
Dazzling Shirts to Celebrate 100 Day of School

Dazzling Shirts to Celebrate 100 Day of School

Kayri Williams and Addison Mayfield, students in Teresa Niblett’s kindergarten class at Aaron Parker Elementary, celebrate 100 Days of School by wearing their bedazzling shirts garnished with 100 buttons and golden jewels.   ...

02/07/2016 by eParisExtra
Annual Lamar Point VFD BBQ Fundraiser Dinner

Annual Lamar Point VFD BBQ Fundraiser Dinner

The Annual Lamar Point VFD BBQ Fundraiser Dinner will be held Saturday, February 13th at 5pm. The all-you-can-eat dinner is $7 for adults and $3 for ages 5-10. Children under 5 eat free. There will also be door prizes as well as a silent and live auction. The BBQ Fundraiser dinner will be held...

02/07/2016 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom Home on 5.6 Acres

Four Bedroom Home on 5.6 Acres

THIS IS A LARGE HOME SITTING HIGH ON A HILL OVER LOOKING THE 5+ ACRES. IT NEEDS SOME TLC. Chisum ISD. $130,000. ...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
NLHS Presents a Night of Academia

NLHS Presents a Night of Academia

North Lamar High School students will present a Night of Academia on Monday, February 29, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  Students will showcase the quality of work being produced in the classroom for family and friends by displaying and explaining the projects...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
The Mother-Son Superhero Night at Northeast Texas Children's Museum

The Mother-Son Superhero Night at Northeast Texas Children's Museum

The Mother-Son Superhero Night is February 27, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the Northeast Texas Children’s Museum. This is a wonderful event for mothers and sons to enjoy the evening together in a Super Hero Night theme. The museum is located at 2501 Hwy 24 in Commerce, TX. For more information...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
Take your valentine to Love on the Square

Take your valentine to Love on the Square

Saturday, February 13th, take your valentine to an amazing evening downtown at The Loft at One Twenty-Three.  Tickets are $25 per person for an night of dancing and desserts by Paris Bakery.  Music by Luke Pell, you won’t want to miss it! Click on the poster above or go to...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC Releases Certified List of Fall Graduates

PJC Releases Certified List of Fall Graduates

Some 200 students participated in the fall graduation ceremony at Paris Junior College held Dec. 18, 2015. This was the third year a fall graduation was held to accommodate more students at PJC. After the processional entered the Hunt Center, Phi Theta Kappa president Joel Mutchler gave the...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Appraisal District Reminds Businesses to Render their Taxable Property by April 15

Lamar County Appraisal District Reminds Businesses to Render their Taxable Property by April 15

If you own tangible personal property that is used to produce income, you must file a rendition with the Lamar County Appraisal District by April 15, 2016. A rendition is a report that lists all the taxable property you owned on January 1st of this year. Property includes inventory and...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
PCT Presents 'Stage Combat Camp'

PCT Presents "Stage Combat Camp"

Paris Community Theatre is proud to partner with National Recognized Stage Combat Instructor Orion Couling to bring you a weekend that packs a real punch.  Stage Combat Camp will be held at the PCT Centre (115 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris) March 4th-6th. During this three day...

02/05/2016 by eParisExtra
Ladycats vs. Pantherettes at Wildcat Gym Friday Night

Ladycats vs. Pantherettes at Wildcat Gym Friday Night

The crosstown showdown between Paris High School and North Lamar High School begins tonight with the girls JV and Varsity teams facing each other. JV game will begin at 5pm with the Girls Varsity teams taking the court after. The boys basketball games are Saturday in the Wildcat Gym, beginning...

02/05/2016 by eParisExtra
North Lamar's Versache Buchanan Signs with Alcorn State

North Lamar's Versache Buchanan Signs with Alcorn State

Versache Buchanan has signed a letter of intent to play quarterback at Alcorn State.   Reprinted with permission from The Panther Press. ...

02/05/2016 by Greg Higgins