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Dylan's Drivers Rides for a Reason September 19th

The 4th Annual “Rides for a Reason” benefitting Dylan’s Drivers is to be held Saturday, September 19th at the Love Civic Center. The day will begin at 8am with a 5K Run/Walk...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board of Regents approves tax rate, adopts budget

PJC Board of Regents approves tax rate, adopts budget

A formal budget and tax hearing at Paris Junior College brought no comments from the public Monday evening. During the regularly scheduled meeting, the Board of Regents then voted to approve the 2015-2016 tax rate of .1875, and adopted an annual operating budget of $35,745,475 for...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD'S Allison Hanley is the Region VIII Elementary Teacher of the Year

Paris ISD'S Allison Hanley is the Region VIII Elementary Teacher of the Year

Allison Hanley, Justiss Elementary School Third Grade Math Teacher, has been selected to represent Region VIII Education Service Center as the Elementary Teacher of the Year. Since 1969, the Texas State Teacher of the Year (TOY) Program has honored excellence in classroom education and provided...

08/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Back to School Spurs Backpack Donation

Back to School Spurs Backpack Donation

Seventy-five backpacks loaded with school supplies were donated to Everett Elementary School by Heritage House of Paris.  Business Development Specialist Cary Scott, right, and Sales Manager Candace White, second from right, donated the backpacks for Everett’s second and third grade...

08/24/2015 by eParisExtra

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PCT Children’s Theatre Classes

PCT Children’s Theatre Classes

The fall semester of children’s theatre classes offered  through the Paris Community Theatre will start the week of Monday, September 14th. Parents can register their children on the first day of class or to be guaranteed a space in the class, register at the PCT Box Office. All classes...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom Home in Powderly

Four Bedroom Home in Powderly

Quiet, serene country living secluded at the back of Doe Run development. Pretty corner lot with mature oaks scattered. Custom built 4 bedroom/2.5 baths on 1.48 acres. Home features open living with breakfast room, breakfast bar and fully equipped kitchen. Larry Young custom cabinets with...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
PISD Reminder on Student Seating Policy at Home Games

PISD Reminder on Student Seating Policy at Home Games

With the first Wildcat home pre-district football game Friday night at 7:30pm vs. Mount Pleasant, PISD administrators are reminding students, parents and visitors of the seating policy at home games. Sections A and B (south end of the home side bleachers nearest Loop 286) are reserved for...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Dylan's Drivers Rides for a Reason September 19th

Dylan's Drivers Rides for a Reason September 19th

The 4th Annual “Rides for a Reason” benefitting Dylan’s Drivers is to be held Saturday, September 19th at the Love Civic Center. The day will begin at 8am with a 5K Run/Walk sponsored by Orr Honda, followed by the Dylan Ballard Memorial Motorcycle Ride at 9am. There will also...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 8/26/15

Paris PD Arrests on 8/26/15

Three people were arrested by the Paris Police on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Nance, Matthew, 22, Expired Motor Vehicle Reg; Fail to Appear Non Traffic Nelson, Christi Dawn, 37, MAN DEL CS PG 1<1G; Fail to Display Driver’s License; Violate Promise to Appear, Assault, Possession of...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Upgrades and Repairs Being Made at Woodall

Upgrades and Repairs Being Made at Woodall

The Paris Optimist Club announced that repair and upgrade work is in progress at Charles Taylor Youth Complex / Woodall Fields. There were ten field lights replaced earlier this week. Electrical upgrades, replacement of wooden bridge and other upgrades will continue in preparation for the start...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on August 26, 2015. Freeland, Wesley Frank, Theft Property<$1500 2/more previous convictions Gregory, Rachel Dawn, MTR: Theft Property>=$50<$500 Witt, Robyn Lynn, Theft Property>=$20<$500 By Check Post, Austin Bradford, Unsafe...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Thursday, August 27, 2015

Obituaries for Thursday, August 27, 2015

Timothy Daniel Bowman, 57, son of Thomas and Juanita Bowman, suddenly passed from this Earth on August 26, 2015 in Plano Texas.  He was born on May 5, 1958 in Paris Texas and was immediately the center of attention.  He basked in being the Center and his Maternal Grandmother named him...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Wildcat Tailgate Party Tomorrow

Wildcat Tailgate Party Tomorrow

The first home game for the Wildcats is this Friday against Mt. Pleasant.  With that, we have a few announcements for everyone. Football Season Tickets – You can still secure season tickets for the 2015 schedule.  Please contact Nancy Morgan as soon as possible at the athletics office...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom Home on Wilburn

Four Bedroom Home on Wilburn

UNBELIEVABLE HOME FOR THE MONEY. TAKE A LOOK AT THIS SPACIOUS HOME ON BEAUTIFUL WOODED LOT, PRIVATE INGROUND SWIMMING POOL. HUGE KITCHEN WITH MANY BUILTINS, SIDE DECK OFF MASTER SUITE, SUNROOM/EXERCISE ROOM, VAULTED CEILINGS. LOTS OF SPACE AND ROOM FOR ENTERTAINING FAMILY AND FRIENDS. Paris...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Reno Police Arrests Two for Breaking into a Vehicle

Reno Police Arrests Two for Breaking into a Vehicle

Reno Police Department Officers arrested two males, one of which was a juvenile, for burglarizing a local resident’s vehicle. Just after 4:00am on Tuesday August 25th, 2015 Reno Police made contact with two male subjects on bicycles near Fossil Creek Storage on Lamar Road carrying backpacks....

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Tax Increase for City of Paris Looks Possible

Tax Increase for City of Paris Looks Possible

On Monday night, the Paris City Council unanimously agreed to set the proposed tax rate a penny higher than last year’s rate. They left open the option to decrease that rate hike at a special meeting called for Monday, August 31st.  This meeting is open to the public and will include a...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Tax Credit Seminar hosted by Paris Main Street

Tax Credit Seminar hosted by Paris Main Street

A Texas State Tax Credit Seminar is scheduled for this Thursday August 27th in the City Council Chambers at 6:30pm, hosted by the Paris Main Street Program. Valerie Magolan, a tax credit program specialist with the Texas Historical Commission Architecture Division in Austin, will lead the...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Ten people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 9:14am and 11:20pm on August 25, 2015. Cook, Kelly Leon, Bond Surrender: Unl Poss Firearm by Felon Lyons, Jaelon Jawan, Poss Dangerous Drug; Burglary of a Vehicle Caggiano, Carmine, MTAG-Driving W/License Invalid w/Previous...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board of Regents approves tax rate, adopts budget

PJC Board of Regents approves tax rate, adopts budget

A formal budget and tax hearing at Paris Junior College brought no comments from the public Monday evening. During the regularly scheduled meeting, the Board of Regents then voted to approve the 2015-2016 tax rate of .1875, and adopted an annual operating budget of $35,745,475 for...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 8/25/15

Paris PD Arrests on 8/25/15

Paris Police Officers responded to 102 calls for service, and arrested 5 persons on August 25, 2015. The adults arrested include: Davis, Christopher, 38, Fail to Maintain; Fail to Display Driver’s Fletcher, John Roy, 36, Forgery Financial Smith, Robert Dewayne, 34, Fail to Report Address...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Assault Call at George Wright Homes

Assault Call at George Wright Homes

Paris Police responded to an assault call in the 100 block of George Wright Homes at 8:37 P.M. on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. According to the report, the 29 year old victim was attempting to park her vehicle when she had a confrontation with some juveniles that were blocking the driveway....

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Generation X: Taking Retirement into Their Own Hands

Generation X: Taking Retirement into Their Own Hands

With all the attention paid to baby boomers, it’s hard to believe another generation is rapidly approaching retirement age. In 2015, the first wave of Generation X is turning fifty. And Gen Xers are taking retirement into their own hands. According to the recent Ameriprise Financial...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

This is Opie  he is a  chocolate Lab/catahoula mix. Opie is 11 months old with energy to spare . He gets along with other dogs and doesn’t seem to mind cats. He is very playful, loves attention. Opie is Heartworm negative and is waiting for a home . Come by the shelter and meet him...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Still time to participate in The Results Co. Hiring Event

Still time to participate in The Results Co. Hiring Event

The Results Company, 3052 Clarksville Street, is hosting a ‘Hiring Event’ today, and there’s still time for you to get over there and have the opportunity for a new career. They are now hiring Customer Service Representatives and Technical Support Representatives. There are...

08/25/2015 by Josh Allen
Four Bedroom Home in Paris ISD

Four Bedroom Home in Paris ISD

LARGE, NEWLY UPDATED HOME IN PARIS. THIS SPLIT MASTER, 4/3 HOME IS PERFECT FOR THE GROWING FAMILY. THE OVER SIZED LIVING AND KITCHEN AREA OFFER A GREAT SPACE FOR ENTERTAINING. LOTS OF UPDATES THRU OUT THE HOME, RECENT COUNTER TOPS AND LAMINATE WOOD FLOORING SHOW OFF THIS ABUNDANT SPACE AS WELL...

08/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High Senior in All American High School Film Festival.

Paris High Senior in All American High School Film Festival.

Paris High senior D. J. Samuels’ 2014 Wildcat football promotional video has been named an Official Selection to the 2015 All American High School Film Festival. Finalists and winners in various categories will be named during this year’s festival, Oct. 9-12, in New York...

08/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Habitat for Humanity '7th Annual Redneck Golf Tournament'

Habitat for Humanity "7th Annual Redneck Golf Tournament"

The 7th Annual “Redneck Golf Tournament” benefitting the Lamar County Habitat for Humanity will be held Saturday, September 19th at the Pine Ridge Golf Course. The tournament fee is $50.00 per player and it will be a Four Player Scramble Shot-gun starting at 8:00 am. For details...

08/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Five people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on August 24, 2015. Dunning, Thomas Philip James, Improper Importation of Animals Lawler, Gregory Brian, Jr., MTR/Possession CS PG 1<1G Moore, Samuel Lynn, CCC/Poss Marijuana<2oz; CCC/Poss CS PG#<28G Jackson, Damon Gene, CCC/Poss...

08/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD'S Allison Hanley is the Region VIII Elementary Teacher of the Year

Paris ISD'S Allison Hanley is the Region VIII Elementary Teacher of the Year

Allison Hanley, Justiss Elementary School Third Grade Math Teacher, has been selected to represent Region VIII Education Service Center as the Elementary Teacher of the Year. Since 1969, the Texas State Teacher of the Year (TOY) Program has honored excellence in classroom education and provided...

08/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Mobile Fusion: a Microsoft research project that can turn your phone into a 3D scanner

Mobile Fusion: a Microsoft research project that can turn your phone into a 3D scanner

From Microsoft’s research labs comes a new project that can generate 3D models by scanning physical real world objects with only a smartphone camera. In 2011, Microsoft researchers worked on a project called “Kinect Fusion,” a 3D scanning system that utilized the Xbox Kinect camera to...

08/25/2015 by eParisExtra