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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...

8 hours ago 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
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

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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...

4 hours ago 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...

6 hours ago 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...

7 hours ago 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...

8 hours ago 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...

8 hours ago 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...

8 hours ago 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...

8 hours ago 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...

8 hours ago 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...

8 hours ago 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...

8 hours ago 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
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