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PJC Math & Science Building Lecture Halls Renamed

The Paris Junior College Math and Science Building has newly named lecture halls, thanks to a generous gift from Dr. & Mrs. Ronald F. Dodson. The dedication of the Benjamin F. & Vera I...

06/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Missing Woman

Missing Woman

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Missing Woman, Ali Burress, a white female, age 28. If you have any information please contact Lamar County Sheriff’s Office at 903-737-2400. Ali Burress last spoke with a 911 communications Center on Monday morning, June 29th in...

06/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Michelle Hobbs Wins Dancing with the Stars

Michelle Hobbs Wins Dancing with the Stars

At the 6th Annual Dancing with the Stars, Michelle Hobbs of Lamar National Bank danced her way to the title of winner. Dancing with the Stars was put on this year as a fundraiser for Lamar County Crime Stoppers and featured local “stars” Michelle Hobbs, JD Marrs of Tower Onsite,...

06/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Sims Deemed Fit to Stand Trial

Sims Deemed Fit to Stand Trial

After 9 hours of arguments and cross-examination before county court judge Bill Harris, a jury has deemed Christian Sims fit to stand trial for the murder of his grandmother, Annie Sims. Gary Young, prosecutor for the case and Lamar County District Attorney, along with Assistant County Attorney...

06/27/2015 by eParisExtra

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Great House in Wellington North

Great House in Wellington North

Bedrooms down, Bonus room up. Tall ceilings, large kitchen, bright living room. Split master arrangement. Recent rock patio added, Complete with rock bench wall for entertaining. North Lamar ISD. $184,900. ...

06/30/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Math & Science Building Lecture Halls Renamed

PJC Math & Science Building Lecture Halls Renamed

The Paris Junior College Math and Science Building has newly named lecture halls, thanks to a generous gift from Dr. & Mrs. Ronald F. Dodson. The dedication of the Benjamin F. & Vera I Dodson Lecture Halls was held recently, along with a reception to honor the Dodson’s and their...

06/30/2015 by eParisExtra
No New Forensic Audit for PEDC

No New Forensic Audit for PEDC

Despite wanting a “second opinion” on the forensic audit conducted by Defenbaugh & Associates, the Paris Economic Development Board (PEDC) will not be hiring a new firm to conduct another investigation at this time. On Monday, June 29, 2015 the board of the PEDC met with Steve...

06/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings for 6/29

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings for 6/29

Five people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 4:51am and 7:14pm on June 29, 2015. George, Mark Allen, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence Mijares, Julian, Resist Arrest Search or Transport; Public Intoxication Cole, Elizabeth Ellen, MTAG-Fail to ID Fugitive Intent Give...

06/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Update to Budget Cuts to Texas Community Colleges

Update to Budget Cuts to Texas Community Colleges

In the recent press release on last week’s Paris Junior College Board of Regents meeting an error was made, citing $1.7 billion in community college budget cuts. The total amount appropriated for community colleges was $1.7 billion, with a cut of $24 million. PJC regrets any confusion this...

06/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Obituaries for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Mary Louise McCloud passed to the loving and waiting arms of her Lord and husband on June 28, 2015. Mary was born on May 21st, 1923 to Jonathan and Mama Daniels. Mary is the last of all her siblings, having an older sister Elsie, age 96, passing away 3 months prior. During the past Five (5)...

06/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 6/29/15

Paris PD Arrests on 6/29/15

Just three people were arrested by the Paris Police Department on Monday, June 29, 2015. Black, Karriem Demond, 40, Speeding; Fail to Display Driver’s Clayton, Donta Marice, 42, Possession of Drug; Theft Property>=$20<$500 By Check Rose, Suzette Shirelle, 25, Seat Belt/Child Safety;...

06/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Missing Woman

Missing Woman

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Missing Woman, Ali Burress, a white female, age 28. If you have any information please contact Lamar County Sheriff’s Office at 903-737-2400. Ali Burress last spoke with a 911 communications Center on Monday morning, June 29th in...

06/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Twelve people were booked into the Lamar County Jail over the weekend. Baughn, Brian Kinley, Bench Warrant/Theft of Material; Theft of Material Alum/Bronze/Copper Martin, Jeffrey Jay, BS/Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence; MTAG/Prohibited Substance Correctional Facility Pittman,...

06/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, June 29, 2015

Obituaries for Monday, June 29, 2015

Sandra May Sugg Hatcher, 67, of Paris,  passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside services for 1:00 p.m. Monday, June 29th, at Shady Grove Cemetery with Rev. Jody VanDeaver officiating. She was born May 30,...

06/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Dept. Weekend Arrest Report

Paris Police Dept. Weekend Arrest Report

Fourteen people were arrested by the Paris Police Department this past weekend. The adults arrested include: Frierson, Natasha Diann, 34, Fail to Yield Right of; Speeding; Violate Promise to (2 counts) Hicks, William Preson, 53, Driving While Intoxicated 2nd Hickson, Roy Gene, 54,...

06/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Two Felony Arrests by Paris PD this Weekend

Two Felony Arrests by Paris PD this Weekend

Officers responded to 304 calls for service from Friday the 26th through Sunday the 28th arresting 14 people while doing do. Two of the arrests involved felony charges: Roy Gene Hickson, (right) 54 of Paris was arrested on an outstanding warrant charging arson.  The warrant was a Judgement...

06/29/2015 by eParisExtra
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...

06/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Michelle Hobbs Wins Dancing with the Stars

Michelle Hobbs Wins Dancing with the Stars

At the 6th Annual Dancing with the Stars, Michelle Hobbs of Lamar National Bank danced her way to the title of winner. Dancing with the Stars was put on this year as a fundraiser for Lamar County Crime Stoppers and featured local “stars” Michelle Hobbs, JD Marrs of Tower Onsite,...

06/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris EMS Donates Fans to Meals-On-Wheels

Paris EMS Donates Fans to Meals-On-Wheels

Patricia Alexander, Case Manager for Lamar County Human Resource Center, is shown accepting summertime fans from Sam Martin, Paramedic.  Paris EMS uses 100% of the money collected during their annual Fill-The-Boot campaign to help Lamar County children and seniors.  During the summer, they...

06/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Large Office/Warehouse on Lamar Avenue For Sale

Large Office/Warehouse on Lamar Avenue For Sale

Large office / warehouse. Great location just outside Loop 286 and off Lamar Ave. Retail Development potential. Multiple restaurants, office buildings, Walgreens, CVS and Walmart in the area. Existing building includes large office space and warehouse space.  On 8.9 Acres. Approx. Sq Ft:...

06/27/2015 by eParisExtra
$5000 National FFA Scholarship Awarded to Katy Wilkins

$5000 National FFA Scholarship Awarded to Katy Wilkins

The National FFA Organization awarded a $5000.00 BNSF Railway Foundation scholarship to Katy Wilkins of the Prairiland High School FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by BNSF Railway Foundation as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. Wilkins plans to use the funds to pursue...

06/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Art of the Heart Fundraiser for PCT

Art of the Heart Fundraiser for PCT

NXS Gallery and the Paris Community Theatre are teaming up to create a unique fundraiser for the Theatre. A $50 donation will allow you to display your art at the gallery in a special exhibit on Saturday, July 11th.  Viewing is free and open to the public from 5:30-7:30pm. Those interested in...

06/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Photo of Theft Suspect

Photo of Theft Suspect

Pictured is the surveillance photo released of the suspect in the theft of the $3000 bracelet taken from the Carriage House jewelry store in downtown Paris earlier this week. If you think you know this man, please contact the Paris Police Department at 903-784-6688, Option 0 or call...

06/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Sims Deemed Fit to Stand Trial

Sims Deemed Fit to Stand Trial

After 9 hours of arguments and cross-examination before county court judge Bill Harris, a jury has deemed Christian Sims fit to stand trial for the murder of his grandmother, Annie Sims. Gary Young, prosecutor for the case and Lamar County District Attorney, along with Assistant County Attorney...

06/27/2015 by eParisExtra
'Damn Yankees' Continues This Weekend at PCT

"Damn Yankees" Continues This Weekend at PCT

The PCT production of “Damn Yankees” continues this weekend at the Plaza Theatre. Performances Friday and  Saturday at 7:30pm and a final matinee performance on Sunday at 2:30 pm. This fun, family musical is is directed and choreographed by Christine Sheehan, with musical direction by...

06/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 2:42am on 6/25 and 3:01am on 6/26/15. Holt, Robert Edward, MTAG-Criminal Nonsupport Greer, Aaron Scott, Resist Arrest Search or Transport; Criminal Mischief>=$50<$500; Assault Public Servant; Driving While Intoxicated/Open Alcohol...

06/26/2015 by eParisExtra
High Speed Chase in Paris Thursday Morning

High Speed Chase in Paris Thursday Morning

At 9:37 AM on Thursday, June 25th, Paris Police officers responded to a report of a man with a gun at the intersection of 7th SW Street and Bonham Street. Officers arrived and found that he did not have a weapon and after that brief contact, allowed him to leave. In just a few minutes, another...

06/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 6/25/15

Paris PD Arrests on 6/25/15

Officers responded to 105 calls for service on June 25, 2015..  Two people were arrested on misdemeanor traffic warrants. Connot, Seth Garrett, 24, Speeding School Zone Miller, Shirley Jean, 48, Motor Vehicle Inspection; Fail to Display Driver’s ...

06/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Supreme Court Upholds Same Sex Marriage

Supreme Court Upholds Same Sex Marriage

The United States Supreme Court has just released its ruling on Same Sex Marriage, upholding the right for all couples to marry in all fifty states. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is warning Texas County Clerks not to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples until he has had the...

06/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Steve Grubbs Resigns as CEO of PRMC

Steve Grubbs Resigns as CEO of PRMC

It was announced to Paris Regional Medical Center employees yesterday that Stephen J. Grubbs is resigning.  Grubbs is relocating to a hospital in Panama City, Florida. Stephen Grubbs joined PRMC as the chief executive officer in March of 2013, coming to the hospital from Jackson, Tenn.,...

06/26/2015 by eParisExtra