Paris, TX 76°F Clouds

Featured Paris Texas News

Third Slow Roll to be held on July 17th - Paris Texas News

Third Slow Roll to be held on July 17th

The third “Slow Roll” will be held on July 17th on the eve of the Tour de Paris.  Riders will meet at 6:15pm at the Love Civic Center Pavilion, located at 2025 S. Collegiate...

07/03/2015 by eParisExtra
4th of July Celebrations this Weekend

4th of July Celebrations this Weekend

This year the annual Independence Day Fireworks will return to Noyes Stadium on the Paris Junior College Campus. The fireworks are scheduled for Friday, July 3rd.  This year is the 30th anniversary of the fireworks and the first year to be organized by the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce and...

07/02/2015 by eParisExtra
ALDI Grand Opening Thursday July 9th

ALDI Grand Opening Thursday July 9th

The ALDI Grand Opening in Paris and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 9. To celebrate the reopening of the new Paris store, following the ceremony, the first 100 shoppers will receive a golden ticket, each containing ALDI gift certificates of various amounts. There will also...

07/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD School Board Names New Assistant Principals

Paris ISD School Board Names New Assistant Principals

The Paris Independent School District Board of Trustees appointed new assistant principals at Paris High School and Aikin Elementary at its special board meeting this past Monday. Mike Henry (pictured) will be Paris High School assistant principal replacing Stephen Long who was named...

07/01/2015 by eParisExtra

Recent Paris Texas News

Two Bedroom Home on 64+ Acres

Two Bedroom Home on 64+ Acres

WELL BUILT HOME, METAL ROOF, LARGE OAK TREES, LARGE STORAGE BLDG, LARGE BARN, POND, FENCED. Prairiland ISD. $199,900 [Click on photo] ...

07/03/2015 by eParisExtra
City Offices and Sanitation Department Closed on Friday

City Offices and Sanitation Department Closed on Friday

All city of Paris offices are closed on Friday, July 3rd for the Independence Day holiday. The City of Paris Sanitation Department will NOT pick up trash on Friday, July 3rd.  The Compost Site will NOT be open Friday, July 3rd or Saturday, July 4th. Our regular trash collection schedule will...

07/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam

Lamar County Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of calls being made to local residents from a company portraying themselves as the US Department of Grants. The caller will advise you that you qualify for a $9,700 grant and in order to receive the money you will need to send them 2%...

07/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Third Slow Roll to be held on July 17th

Third Slow Roll to be held on July 17th

The third “Slow Roll” will be held on July 17th on the eve of the Tour de Paris.  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,...

07/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Friday, July 3, 2015

Obituaries for Friday, July 3, 2015

Bonnie Ruth Majors Coker, 88, of Greenwood, Arkansas, formerly of Paris went to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home of Paris will direct services. Visitation will be Thursday, July 2, 2015 from 7:00-8:00 pm at Fry-Gibbs and service will be at Fry-Gibbs...

07/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Monday Last Day to Register for Kids College at PJC

Monday Last Day to Register for Kids College at PJC

Parents looking for a smart way to keep their children learning this summer have until the end of Monday to register for Kids College at Paris Junior College. Designed for those in grades K-5th, the fun classes are July 13-16, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In addition to the regular classes, the...

07/03/2015 by eParisExtra
PEDC Holds Special Called Meeting on Tuesday

PEDC Holds Special Called Meeting on Tuesday

The Paris Economic Development Corporation will be holding a Special Called Meeting on Tuesday, July 7th at 4pm.  This will be the first meeting with new board members Richard Manning and Ray Banks. The PEDC Board will be electing new Officers on Tuesday. The board will also discuss and...

07/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Four people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on July 2, 2015. Clowers, William, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence Johnson, Jimmy Wayne, Deadly Conduct; Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence Lindsey, Justin Case, Failure to Attend School Jimerson, Corey Wayne, Contempt of...

07/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom in Powderly on 17 Acres

Four Bedroom in Powderly on 17 Acres

A rare find! Look at this adorable country setting with a 3/2 house, 2 car attached carport, 30 x 40 shop and 30 x 20 studio apartment all on 17 wooded acres! You will love the open floor plan with rock accents inside and out. The living has a rock fireplace that coordinated with the rock on...

07/02/2015 by eParisExtra
NE Texas Auto Theft Task Force Tips to Protect Vehicles During July’s Watch Your Car Month

NE Texas Auto Theft Task Force Tips to Protect Vehicles During July’s Watch Your Car Month

What is important to you? Is it your family, home, pets, money, security or other possessions? Did you know that if your vehicle is stolen or burglarized, all those things can also be threatened? In other words, crimes against a vehicle may be only the first in a string of criminal acts. In...

07/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks Safety Tips

According to the National Council on Fireworks Safety, the following safety tips should always be followed when using fireworks. Obey all local laws regarding the use of fireworks. Know your fireworks; read the cautionary labels and performance descriptions before igniting. A responsible adult...

07/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Ali Burress Still Missing

Ali Burress Still Missing

Authorities continue to search for Ali Burress, 28, who has been missing since approximately 1:30am on Monday morning. Burress called 911 to report that she had crashed her car near a cornfield but she didn’t know where she was. Her car was located on Monday near County Road 14850 in...

07/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Optimist Sends Eight Teams to State Tournaments

Paris Optimist Sends Eight Teams to State Tournaments

The Paris Optimist Club has never had eight teams going to the State Play Offs.  This is a new record for the Paris Optimist Club. T-Ball American to Sulphur Springs to play State Regional July 4. Coach Pitch National  to Texarkana to play State Regional July 4 9U going to Center on July...

07/02/2015 by eParisExtra
4th of July Celebrations this Weekend

4th of July Celebrations this Weekend

This year the annual Independence Day Fireworks will return to Noyes Stadium on the Paris Junior College Campus. The fireworks are scheduled for Friday, July 3rd.  This year is the 30th anniversary of the fireworks and the first year to be organized by the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce and...

07/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings on 7/1/15

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings on 7/1/15

Eight people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on July 1, 2015. Bowden, Carlos Wayne, Jr., Public Intoxication; Consume on Premises Prohibited; Fail to Identify Fugitive Intent Give False Info Nicholson, Stephen Andrew, Criminal Trespass Price, James Earl, Theft...

07/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Thursday, July 2, 2015

Obituaries for Thursday, July 2, 2015

Ariella Nicole Stogsdill, infant daughter of Blake & Jenna Gifford Stogsdill, passed away Friday, June 26, 2015, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside services for 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Evergreen Cemetery with Rev. Ramona Hill...

07/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Financial Focus: Work toward Your Own Financial Independence Day

Financial Focus: Work toward Your Own Financial Independence Day

It’s almost the Fourth of July — time for fireworks, picnics and a reflection on all the liberties we possess in this country. But if you’re going to enjoy the freedom to do the things you want, especially during your retirement years, you’ll want to take the steps necessary to achieve...

07/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Arrests on July 1, 2015

Paris Police Arrests on July 1, 2015

Officers responded to 116 calls  for service while arresting 4 people on misdemeanor charges and 1 taken to a hospital for mental evaluation. Those arrested include: Embry, Michkala Quendenece, 26, Assault Class A Hunt, James Edward, 51, Driving While Intoxicated Larkin, Paula Kay, 44, Public...

07/02/2015 by eParisExtra
ALDI Grand Opening Thursday July 9th

ALDI Grand Opening Thursday July 9th

The ALDI Grand Opening in Paris and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 9. To celebrate the reopening of the new Paris store, following the ceremony, the first 100 shoppers will receive a golden ticket, each containing ALDI gift certificates of various amounts. There will also...

07/01/2015 by eParisExtra
House in Sumner on 166 Acres

House in Sumner on 166 Acres

THIS PROPERTY HAS A GUEST HOUSE 920 SQ FT, COVERED COOKING AREA, EQUIPMENT SHED, SHOP , STORAGE SHED, BARN AND WORKING PENS PASTURE IS DIVIDED INTO SEVERAL AREAS , LARGE LAKE IN BACK PASTURE HOUSE AND SMALL ACRAGE COULD BE DIVIDED FROM LARGER PASTURE AREA. LOTS OF CR ROAD FRONTAGE, SECLUDED....

07/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD School Board Names New Assistant Principals

Paris ISD School Board Names New Assistant Principals

The Paris Independent School District Board of Trustees appointed new assistant principals at Paris High School and Aikin Elementary at its special board meeting this past Monday. Mike Henry (pictured) will be Paris High School assistant principal replacing Stephen Long who was named...

07/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Obituaries for Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Ragan Rodgers, 70, of 5025 Sunset View died June 26, 2015 in his home. He was born Nov 3, 1944 in Pelahatchie Mississippi, son of Thomas Marvin and Frances Ragan Rodgers. On February 28, 1970 he married Jo Anne Wallace in Fort Worth, Texas. Funeral Services have been set for Monday, June 29,...

07/01/2015 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

This is Miss Lizzie , she is a dachshund/terrier mix. Lizzie is super sweet, housebroken and crate trained. She’s a very petite girl with a very loving personality. She does well with other dogs and loves kids.  Lizzie is also heart worm negative.  She is ready for a home of her own...

07/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Two Felony Arrests by Paris PD on Tuesday

Two Felony Arrests by Paris PD on Tuesday

Officers responded to 100 calls making 3 arrests, 2 felony charges and one for mental evaluation on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Harley Britt Braswell, (pictured right) 54 of Paris was taken into custody at his residence without incident on a felony parole violation warrant. Casey Dajuan Sanders,...

07/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Four people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 7:08pm on June 30th and 12:46am on July 1, 2015. Braswell, Harley Britt, Violation of Parole Sanders, Casey Dajuan, Violation of Parole Harrison, Leonard Rhodell, CCC/Driving While Intoxicated 2nd; CCC/Accident Involving Damage to...

07/01/2015 by eParisExtra
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