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Texas Jail Commission finds Lamar County Jail deficiency-free, in full compliance after annual inspection

The Texas Jail Commission on Jail Standards made an unannounced visit last week to the Lamar County Jail to do an annual inspection, where the commission found the jail to be in full compliance...

11/24/2014 by Josh Allen
Aldi Grocery and Wendy’s Coming to Paris

Aldi Grocery and Wendy’s Coming to Paris

In 2015 Paris will see the opening of an Aldi grocery store and a Wendy’s restaurant. Aldi will be located in the old Hasting’s building in the Paris Town Center.  City Manager John Godwin said the grocery chain is hoping to open in April 2015. “It’s a chain that’s expanding and they...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
'Polly the Food Snob' Book Signing at Olive Paris

"Polly the Food Snob" Book Signing at Olive Paris

A book signing for “Polly The Food Snob Meets Olive Paris” is scheduled for Saturday, November 29, from noon until 7:00 at Olive Paris, located at 115 S. Main Street in downtown Paris, Texas. “This is my second cookbook,” says Polly Holladay, “and this time the...

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Antique Fair nets $8,000 for downtown restrooms

Antique Fair nets $8,000 for downtown restrooms

(L to R) Greg Wilson, PDA President, Melissa Gordon PDA Board Member, Missy Starnes, Main Street Board Member, Kari Daniel, PDA Board Member, Glee Emmitt,  Main Street Board Member, Janet Green, Paris Antique Fair founder The Paris Downtown Association (PDA) has donated the proceeds of the...

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra

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Phone scammers target City of Paris water clients

Phone scammers target City of Paris water clients

City of Paris water clients have been targeted by a phone scam, Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley said on Monday afternoon. “Water customers have notified the City of Paris water office that they have received phone calls about their water bill,” Chief Hundley said. “The caller...

11/24/2014 by Josh Allen
Want to volunteer? Consider hospice

Want to volunteer? Consider hospice

As an integrated part of any hospice team, the hospice volunteer strives to ensure the highest quality of life possible for the person living with a life-limiting illness. Each hospice patient has team of professionals, which includes a chaplain and bereavement coordinator, the medical staff...

11/24/2014 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings Over the Weekend

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings Over the Weekend

Twenty-six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail over the weekend. Ray, Jack Daniel, Violate Promise to Appear (Uniform Act); No Driver’s License (when unlicensed) Merrill, Clinton Paul, Burglary of Coin Operated Collection; Theft of Property>=$500<$1500(5 cts); Criminal...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom House on Clark Lane

Four Bedroom House on Clark Lane

Here is a very neat and clean ,well kept 4 bedroom,3 bath brick home in a well established neighborhood. It has a roof less than 4 years old, a new AC/Heater and a well landscaped yard with a sprinkler system. Paris ISD. $117,000. ...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Texas Jail Commission finds Lamar County Jail deficiency-free, in full compliance after annual inspection

Texas Jail Commission finds Lamar County Jail deficiency-free, in full compliance after annual inspection

The Texas Jail Commission on Jail Standards made an unannounced visit last week to the Lamar County Jail to do an annual inspection, where the commission found the jail to be in full compliance — meeting and/or exceeding all criteria set forth by the Texas Jail Commission on Jail...

11/24/2014 by Josh Allen
Marvin Fleming Arrested for 3rd DWI

Marvin Fleming Arrested for 3rd DWI

54 year old Marvin Lynn Fleming of Paris was arrested at 11:23 P.M. on Sunday, November 23rd and charged with driving while intoxicated. A Paris Police officer observed Fleming driving a vehicle in the 1800 block of N. Main Street and nearly causing an accident. Fleming was southbound and...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Arrested on Assault Charges

Paris Man Arrested on Assault Charges

32 year old John Mark Semple, of Paris was arrested on Friday, November 21st at about 10:08 P.M. in the 1800 block of NE Loop 286 and charged with a felony assault charge. Paris Police Department Officers responded to a disturbance where it was reported that Semple had choked his girlfriend...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris Police responded to 270 calls for service while arresting 21 persons over the past 72 hour period ending at midnight on November 23, 2014.  The Adult Arrests include: Bowden, Carlos Wayne, 52, Public Consumption Cooke, Hunter Daniel, 20, Seat Belt Violation; Fail to Maintain; Expired...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
44 Year Old Man Arrested on Drug Charges

44 Year Old Man Arrested on Drug Charges

On Friday, November 21st, Paris Police Investigators located 44 year old Dwayne Eugene Donelan in the back yard of his residence in the 300 block of SE 6th Street.  The officers had knowledge that Donelan had two felony warrants for his arrest. The warrants charged Donelan with manufacturing...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Police Looking For a White Honda Van Involved in Hit and Run

Police Looking For a White Honda Van Involved in Hit and Run

Paris Police Officers responded to an auto-pedestrian accident on a parking lot in the 3800 block of Lamar Ave. at about 6:49 P.M. on Sunday, November 23, 2014. The report indicated that a 40 year old pedestrian was walking in front of a vehicle that was parked in a parking space when the...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
12th Annual 'Tree of Angels'

12th Annual "Tree of Angels"

The 12th annual “Tree of Angels” will be Thursday, December 4th at 6:30pm at Central Presbyterian Church. The “Tree of Angels” ceremony is held for all crime victims, families, friends, and ALL people against violent crime in our communities. Central Presbyterian Church...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Aldi Grocery and Wendy’s Coming to Paris

Aldi Grocery and Wendy’s Coming to Paris

In 2015 Paris will see the opening of an Aldi grocery store and a Wendy’s restaurant. Aldi will be located in the old Hasting’s building in the Paris Town Center.  City Manager John Godwin said the grocery chain is hoping to open in April 2015. “It’s a chain that’s expanding and they...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Tips to Prevent Vehicle Theft During the Holidays

Tips to Prevent Vehicle Theft During the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us!  And just as you prepare for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and visiting the malls and shopping centers, thieves are preparing to shop, too . . . . . in your vehicle! The Texas Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (ABTPA), a division of the Texas Department...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom House in Paris

Four Bedroom House in Paris

A perfect family home with separate formal dining room, beautiful brick fireplace in living room, screened in porch for the summer evenings and an in ground swimming pool! Paris ISD. $110,000. ...

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Crime Stoppers 'Crime of the Week'

Lamar County Crime Stoppers "Crime of the Week"

The Reno Police Department is asking for assistance from the community in locating a stolen camper (pictured right). On Wednesday November 12th, 2014 Reno Police took a report of a camper being removed from a local rental storage facility in Reno after the owner of the camper found the lock...

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Sunday, November 23, 2014

Obituaries for Sunday, November 23, 2014

Myra Faye Cochran (Sue) Smith, 90, of Paris passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014 at her residence. She was born on August 27, 1924 in Taylortown, Texas a daughter of Wiley and Norah Graham Cochran. Mrs. Cochran accepted Christ as a young girl and was a homemaker. She loved to garden and...

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Valerie Ann Copeland Arrested on Narcotics Warrant

Valerie Ann Copeland Arrested on Narcotics Warrant

29 year old Valerie Ann Copeland, of Paris, was arrested on a warrant at about 10:24 P.M. on  Thursday, November 20, 2014 at her residence in the 1000 block of NE 11th Street. The warrant stemmed from an investigation that began in October when Copeland was involved in a sale of narcotics....

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Man Arrested on Outstanding Drug Warrant After Car Accident

Man Arrested on Outstanding Drug Warrant After Car Accident

On Thursday, November 20th at about 6:08pm, David Charles Cekalske, 28, of Blossom was arrested on a Tarrant County warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance. Cekalske was involved in an accident in the 3800 block of Lamar Ave when officers learned of the warrant....

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra
'Polly the Food Snob' Book Signing at Olive Paris

"Polly the Food Snob" Book Signing at Olive Paris

A book signing for “Polly The Food Snob Meets Olive Paris” is scheduled for Saturday, November 29, from noon until 7:00 at Olive Paris, located at 115 S. Main Street in downtown Paris, Texas. “This is my second cookbook,” says Polly Holladay, “and this time the...

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Antique Fair nets $8,000 for downtown restrooms

Antique Fair nets $8,000 for downtown restrooms

(L to R) Greg Wilson, PDA President, Melissa Gordon PDA Board Member, Missy Starnes, Main Street Board Member, Kari Daniel, PDA Board Member, Glee Emmitt,  Main Street Board Member, Janet Green, Paris Antique Fair founder The Paris Downtown Association (PDA) has donated the proceeds of the...

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra
'Songs of the Season'

"Songs of the Season"

The annual choir concert “Songs of the Seasons” presented by the Paris Community Theatre and Paris Community Choir is Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 7:30pm at East Paris Baptist Church. Featured choirs include the Paris Community Choir, the Parish High School Chorale, and the North...

11/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Powderly Community Thanksgiving Feast

Powderly Community Thanksgiving Feast

A free Thanksgiving Feast will be served on Thanksgiving Day, November 27th from 11am-1pm at the Aaron Parker Elementary Cafeteria in Powderly. This free meal, music and fellowship is sponsored by the Community of Powderly and surrounding area churches. ...

11/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Wildcats Defeat Sanger in Area Round Playoffs

Paris Wildcats Defeat Sanger in Area Round Playoffs

(Photo by Adam Routon)Quez Allen breaks up the middle for a 79 yard touchdown run Friday night. Denison – For the second week in a row, the Paris Wildcats jumped on their opponent early. Last week, Paris shocked the seventh-ranked Van Vandals and this week it was the Sanger Indians....

11/22/2014 by Greg Higgins
Local Garden Club Meets on North Lamar Campus

Local Garden Club Meets on North Lamar Campus

North Lamar High School Floral Design and Horticulture instructor, Jennifer Clark, had members of the Green Thumb Garden Club meet in her classroom for their November meeting.  Clark showed the garden club members what her students use to make wreaths, corsages and arrangements.  The club,...

11/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Central Presbyterian Day School's Christmas with Santa

Central Presbyterian Day School's Christmas with Santa

The 10th annual Christmas with Santa fundraiser is set for 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, December 7th, at Central Presbyterian Day School. Activities include food, games, holiday crafts, carolers, carriage rides and a silent auction. Photographer Larry McGee will be on site to take pictures with Santa...

11/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Lakes Medical Center breaks ground; Click for photos

Paris Lakes Medical Center breaks ground; Click for photos

After years in the making and a constant wonder surrounding the proposed new development on Paris’ southeast Loop, citizens are now seeing some movement, as the project is beginning the initial phases of construction, and it appears that the years of work to get to to this point have paid...

11/22/2014 by Josh Allen