PEDC expects report this week; Lancaster files request for ‘all information’ sent to investigators
PEDC expects report this week; Lancaster files request for ‘all information’ sent to investigators

PEDC expects report this week; Lancaster files request for ‘all information’ sent to investigators

Paris Economic Development Corp. hopes to have the investigation report from Defenbaugh & Associates by Friday, but at least one council member is unwilling to wait that long...click to read more.

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Four-week investigation into numerous ATV thefts ends with the arrest of two juveniles
Four-week investigation into numerous ATV thefts ends with the arrest of two juveniles

Four-week investigation into numerous ATV thefts ends with the arrest of two juveniles

A four-week long, multi-agency investigation into ‘a rash of ATV thefts in the Blossom and Cunningham communities’ — totaling almost $10,000 in property stolen — ended with the arrest of two teenage juveniles...click to read more.

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2014 Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Maxey House
2014 Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Maxey House

2014 Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Maxey House

The Sam Bell Maxey House will be having a stuffed animal sleepover on Friday, July 25th...click to read more.

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Sheriff: “Good police work” results in meth labs seized, two arrested
Sheriff: “Good police work” results in meth labs seized, two arrested

Sheriff: “Good police work” results in meth labs seized, two arrested

Two were arrested and charged with almost twenty counts of manufacturing/delivery of a controlled substance last week, after a long investigation led to the seizure of sixteen ‘meth labs’...click to read more.

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PRMC microbiology supervisor says farewell after 45 years
PRMC microbiology supervisor says farewell after 45 years

PRMC microbiology supervisor says farewell after 45 years

Friday was Dana Hoog’s last day as supervisor of the microbiology lab at Paris Regional Medical Center after 45 years on the job.

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Apple granted patent for “iTime” smartwatch

Apple granted patent for “iTime” smartwatch

With companies like Samsung and Google hopping aboard the “wearable” train, people have been wondering when Apple will get a ticket to ride, too. Rumors of an Apple “iWatch” go as far back as February of last…

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Lamar County Sheriff Bookings; July 23-24

Lamar County Sheriff Bookings; July 23-24

Kimberly Sands; Driving While Intoxicated Malachi Oarichta Young; Burglary of Habitation Joshua Daniel Blackwelder; Public Intoxication w/ 3 Prior Convictions Reginald Antione Lane; Theft of Property >=$50 <$500 Roberto Salvador-Lopez; No Driver’s License (When Unlicensed)…

The Doctor Is In

Do I have Dementia or am I just getting old?

Do I have Dementia or am I just getting old?

by Dr. Chris Prakash, MD All the media attention that Alzheimer’s has received over the past few years has been a boon for research. But it has also caused fear and anxiety among people. Many…

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Paris Police Department adult arrests on Wednesday, July 23

Paris Police Department adult arrests on Wednesday, July 23

Conner Ryan Chipman, 19, Tobacco Use by Minor Tameka Gray, 38, Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility Lacey Lee Hines, 28, Speeding, Violate Promise to Appear Shellie Nicole Jumper, 39, Seat Belt Violation, Failure to Maintain…

Real Estate

4.42 Acres in NL ISD

4.42 Acres in NL ISD

                                    BEAUTIFUL PROPERTY LOCATED LESS THAN 10 MINUTES FROM THE LOOP. THIS WOULD MAKE A GREAT HOME SITE….

Downtown Paris

Canvases Being Painted for 6 Squared

Canvases Being Painted for 6 Squared

The Paris Texas Main Street Program is preparing for its “6 Squared” fundraising event, which aims to engage and inspire the community using ART. Cheri Bedford, Main Street Director says they originally ordered 700 canvases, but there…

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Lamar County Sheriff Bookings; July 22-23

Lamar County Sheriff Bookings; July 22-23

Ismael Martinez Tapia; Driving While Intoxicated/Open Alcohol Container, Failure to Identify-Giving False/Fictitious Information Linda Gail Childres; Possession of Marijuana <2oz, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Glenda Sue Potter; Possession of Controlled Substance PG 1 <1g Drug…

Obituaries

Obituaries for Wednesday, July 23

Obituaries for Wednesday, July 23

Vesta Kathleen Oakley, age 90 of Terrell, passed away on Monday July 21, 2014 at her home with her loving husband of 65 years, Billy Beck Oakley at her side. Kathleen was born in Pecos,…

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Paris Police Department adult arrests on Tuesday, July 22

Paris Police Department adult arrests on Tuesday, July 22

Joshua Daniel Blackwelder, 27, Public Intoxication David Lyn Collins, 42, Public Intoxication Dillon Jake Gibson, 24, Speeding Leigh-Anne Lancaster, 22, Public Intoxication Chasity Nicole Lyons, 31, Motor Vehicle Inspection, Expired Operator License, Violate Promise to…

Real Estate

Lot in Sugar Hill Estates Available

Lot in Sugar Hill Estates Available

                        Beautiful building site in Sugar Hill Estates. Gated with HOA. NL ISD. $38,000. On FM 195.  

Downtown Paris

“Frozen” will be Final Movies in the Park

“Frozen” will be Final Movies in the Park

The final “Movies in the Park” hosted by the Paris Main Street organization will be Thursday, July 24th. The extremely popular Disney movie, “Frozen” will close out the 2014 summer season. Preceding the movie on…

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Paris police respond to 87 calls for service, arrest 6 on Monday

Paris police respond to 87 calls for service, arrest 6 on Monday

The Paris Police Department arrested six individuals on Monday, while responding to 87 calls for service, according to the department’s public information officer, Curtis Garrett. Paris police responded to a call of a burglary of…

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Paris Police Department adult arrests on July 21

Paris Police Department adult arrests on July 21

Daniel Joseph Blake, 28, Possession/Delivery of Drug Paraphernalia Lanetta Yvonne Mason, 41, Open Container Cody Allen Moore, 22, Disorderly Conduct Cody Liles Porter, 27, Possession of Controlled Substance PG 1

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Lamar County Sheriff Bookings; July 21-22

Lamar County Sheriff Bookings; July 21-22

Hargie Smith; Delivery of Controlled Substance PG 1 =$50

Business

PEDC expects report this week; Lancaster files request for ‘all information’ sent to investigators

PEDC expects report this week; Lancaster files request for ‘all information’ sent to investigators

Paris Economic Development Corp. hopes to have the investigation report from Defenbaugh & Associates by Friday, but at least one council member is unwilling to wait that long. Councilwoman Sue Lancaster has filed an open…

Obituaries

Obituaries for Tuesday, July 22

Obituaries for Tuesday, July 22

Irvin Henry Simpsen, 82, loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, and brother passed away in Paris, Texas, on July 21, 2014. One of four children of Henry and Hazel Mae Simpsen, he was born in Colfax,…

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Four-week investigation into numerous ATV thefts ends with the arrest of two juveniles

Four-week investigation into numerous ATV thefts ends with the arrest of two juveniles

A four-week long, multi-agency investigation into ‘a rash of ATV thefts in the Blossom and Cunningham communities’ — totaling almost $10,000 in property stolen — ended with the arrest of two teenage juveniles, according to…

Local News

Kevin Dawson Receives Eagle Scout Award

Kevin Dawson Receives Eagle Scout Award

Kevin Dawson, 16, son of Laura and Dennis Dawson of Powderly, and grandson of Jerry Dawson and the late Mary Dawson, Helen Short and the late J.C. Short, of Boy Scout Troop 2 of the…

Real Estate

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath House in Turtle Creek

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath House in Turtle Creek

Beautiful family home in the Turtle Creek Addition! Open floor plan with lots of natural light. Beamed cathedral ceiling with built-in surround sound speakers and elegant gas log fireplace make for a cozy family room….

Upcoming Events

“Can-Can Follies” to Benefit Lamar County Meals on Wheels

“Can-Can Follies” to Benefit Lamar County Meals on Wheels

The Lamar County Meals on Wheels is doing a new & fun fundraiser called “Can-Can Follies.”  This fun event will be Friday, August 8th and Saturday August 9th at the Paris Junior College Theatre. The…

Scene of the Crime

39-year old Paris man arrested for theft

39-year old Paris man arrested for theft

The Paris Police Department had a busy weekend, responding to 265 ‘calls for service’ and making 23 arrests, according to the department’s public information officer, Curtis Garrett. One of the arrests was 39-year George Alexander…

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Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. Bookings

Richard Steven Kelp; Violation of Bond/Protective Order Chad Everet Burton; Motion to Revoke-Theft of Property >=$50 =$50

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Paris Police Department weekend arrests

Paris Police Department weekend arrests

Shayne Lee Black, 38, Theft of Property >=$50 =$50

PJC

PJC students Find Learning Opportunities Outside the Classroom

PJC students Find Learning Opportunities Outside the Classroom

Not all lessons for Paris Junior College students are taught in the classrooms, as both jewelry and science course students found out last semester. For both disciplines, students were able to bring back insights from the field. A treasure…

Real Estate

Gorgeous Four Bedroom/3 Bath Home

Gorgeous Four Bedroom/3 Bath Home

                                  OWNER HAS THIS ONE SPARKLING. RECENT PAINT INSIDE, SLAB GRANITE COUNTER TOPS IN KITCHEN AND MASTER BATH. NEW…