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Over 100 Ballots Cast on First Day of Early Voting

Over 100 ballots were cast Monday, April 27th during the first day of early voting for the open seats on the Paris City Council. The greatest number of votes (56) were cast yesterday for the...

35 minutes ago by eParisExtra
Unsolved Crime -- Two Females Wanted for Identity Theft

Unsolved Crime -- Two Females Wanted for Identity Theft

On March 13th and 15th, 2015, these two white females passed forged checks at Sav-A-Lot at 630 Bonham St. while buying over $200 of groceries each time. On March 25th, 2015, the same two suspects attempted to pass a $4,200 check at Texas Furniture but left before the check could be verified....

1 hour ago by eParisExtra
Wildcat-Panther Pair Hook Bass Title

Wildcat-Panther Pair Hook Bass Title

There is no Crosstown Showdown where the sport of bass fishing is concerned.  Call it a Crosstown Congruence, if you will, but a Wildcat and Panther have combined to make a big splash in the world of high school fishing. Paris High junior Mason Hamm (right) and North Lamar sophomore Ty...

04/27/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Senior Michael Montgomery Wins at Region UIL Meet

PHS Senior Michael Montgomery Wins at Region UIL Meet

Paris High senior Michael Montgomery won the computer science event Saturday at the Region 2-4A UIL Academic Spring Meet at Texas A&M-Commerce. Montgomery qualifies for the state UIL championships to be held Tuesday, May 26, in Austin.  His event coach is math teacher Kathryn Himes. At...

04/27/2015 by eParisExtra

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Over 100 Ballots Cast on First Day of Early Voting

Over 100 Ballots Cast on First Day of Early Voting

Over 100 ballots were cast Monday, April 27th during the first day of early voting for the open seats on the Paris City Council. The greatest number of votes (56) were cast yesterday for the race in District 7 where incumbent A.J. Hashmi is running against Denise Hutto Moffitt. In District 4,...

35 minutes ago by eParisExtra
PJC celebrates GenTX College Decision Day this week

PJC celebrates GenTX College Decision Day this week

Friday, May 1, marks a statewide, daylong celebration to inspire students to pursue and achieve a higher education. To help celebrate the 2015 GenTX College Decision Day, the Paris Junior College Admissions Office will provide students planning on attending PJC a free t-shirt to wear on Friday....

42 minutes ago by eParisExtra
PHS Students and Staff Participate in Walk of Hope

PHS Students and Staff Participate in Walk of Hope

 Paris High School’s Student Crime Stoppers and National Honor Society joined several advocacy groups and law enforcement for Lamar County’s first annual Walk of Hope last week to raise awareness for crime victims and domestic violence. Groups rallied around the square to show their...

44 minutes ago by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

According to the Inmate Bookings Report, released by the Lamar County Sheriff Department, twelve individuals were booked into the Lamar County Jail on 4/27/15. Barrow, Kevin Shawn, Driving While License Invlaid; No Liability Insurance; Expired Registartion; Brakes not Maintained in good working...

48 minutes ago by eParisExtra
7th Annual Sporting Clays Team Shooting Event

7th Annual Sporting Clays Team Shooting Event

Area clay target shooting enthusiasts are in for a special treat at the 7th Annual Boy Scout Sporting Clays challenge to be held Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Rusty Lowe Ranch, Clarksville Texas. This unique venue has games and competitive events for every shooting skill level with a handsome...

55 minutes ago by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 4/27/15

Paris PD Arrests on 4/27/15

The Paris Police Department released the following information regarding arrests on 4/27/15. Alvarez, Virginia Croy, 52, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Cheek, Crystal, 33 Speeding; Fail to Maintain; Motor Vehicle Inspection Harrison, Tierra Mone, 24, Motor Vehicle Inspection; Fail to Maintain;...

60 minutes ago by eParisExtra
Unsolved Crime -- Two Females Wanted for Identity Theft

Unsolved Crime -- Two Females Wanted for Identity Theft

On March 13th and 15th, 2015, these two white females passed forged checks at Sav-A-Lot at 630 Bonham St. while buying over $200 of groceries each time. On March 25th, 2015, the same two suspects attempted to pass a $4,200 check at Texas Furniture but left before the check could be verified....

1 hour ago by eParisExtra
Elegant Three Bedroom in Reno

Elegant Three Bedroom in Reno

Elegant 3 bedroom, 2 bath brick home situated on a corner lot in the NLISD. Welcoming front entrance leads to a well lighted & pleasing floor plan. Spacious vaulted living room with a lovely view of the covered patio & deck. Fantastic for entertaining! Tiled kitchen featuring granite...

04/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Yates Wins Discus at Area Track Meet

Yates Wins Discus at Area Track Meet

Tierra Yates (pictured right) out-distanced the field by 14 feet to easily win the girls discus title at Thursday’s Area 15-16 track and field meet in Bullard.  The Paris junior’s winning throw was 113 feet, 9.75 inches. Yates leads a contingent of Paris High entries who qualified...

04/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Wildcat-Panther Pair Hook Bass Title

Wildcat-Panther Pair Hook Bass Title

There is no Crosstown Showdown where the sport of bass fishing is concerned.  Call it a Crosstown Congruence, if you will, but a Wildcat and Panther have combined to make a big splash in the world of high school fishing. Paris High junior Mason Hamm (right) and North Lamar sophomore Ty...

04/27/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Senior Michael Montgomery Wins at Region UIL Meet

PHS Senior Michael Montgomery Wins at Region UIL Meet

Paris High senior Michael Montgomery won the computer science event Saturday at the Region 2-4A UIL Academic Spring Meet at Texas A&M-Commerce. Montgomery qualifies for the state UIL championships to be held Tuesday, May 26, in Austin.  His event coach is math teacher Kathryn Himes. At...

04/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Investigating Two Weekend Calls of Theft

Paris Police Investigating Two Weekend Calls of Theft

A theft was reported to the Paris Police Department at 8:25 P.M. on Sunday April 26, 2015 on CR 42000. The victim advised that $40,000 cash was missing from his residence. The victim stated that the theft occurred sometime in the past two weeks. The cash was removed from a “secret...

04/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Man Hits Victim in Head with a Beer Bottle

Man Hits Victim in Head with a Beer Bottle

Paris Police Officers responded to a disturbance call in the 1100 block of Tudor Street at 3:59 A.M. on April 26, 2015. It was reported that 32 year old John Robert Smith had hit a 29 year old male in the head with a beer bottle. A  witness stated that he had picked the two subjects up at...

04/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Kenneth Preston Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

Kenneth Preston Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

Last week Kenneth Preston, of Paris, (pictured) plead guilty to aggravated robbery and was sentenced to 15 years in prison for assaulting and robbing a 59 year old man from Austin. Back on January 23, 2015 Paris Police responded to a disturbance call in the 1800 block of Polk Street when it...

04/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Twenty-three people were booked into the Lamar County Jail over the weekend. Bowden, Carlos Wayne, Jr. Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or more; Driving While License Invalid Christopher, David Earl, Theft Property<$1500 2/more previous convictions Lollar, Kandi Lea, Violate Promise to Appear...

04/27/2015 by eParisExtra
4th Annual Lamar County Special Olympics and Young Athlete Program

4th Annual Lamar County Special Olympics and Young Athlete Program

The 4th Annual Lamar County Special Olympics and Young Athlete Program has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 28th. Paris ISD will host approximately 110 special needs athletes from 8 different campuses within Paris ISD and North Lamar ISD at Wildcat Stadium. This will be a simplified track and...

04/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris Police responded to 276 calls for service and arrested 18 persons over the past 72 hour period ending at midnight on April 26, 2015. Adult arrests include: Alter, Christopher Allen, 32, Theft Property>$1500<$20K Camacho, Rodolfo Rene, 20, Theft Under $50 Ethridge, Aaron Ramon, 23,...

04/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, April 27, 2015

Obituaries for Monday, April 27, 2015

Lee Roy Preston, 85, of Paris, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 28th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Sanders & Brad Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Lake Creek Cemetery. The...

04/27/2015 by eParisExtra
23 Year Old Man Arrested on Drug Charges after Shots Fired

23 Year Old Man Arrested on Drug Charges after Shots Fired

Paris Police received a call of shots being fired one minute after midnight on 04/25/2015.  The first officers on the scene discovered that a man and his son had been involved in an altercation which ended with a handgun being discharged.  Officers found a spent shell casing in the area...

04/27/2015 by eParisExtra
9th Annual Red, White and Blue Golf Tournament

9th Annual Red, White and Blue Golf Tournament

The 9th Annual Red, White and Blue Golf Tournament benefitting Maddies Gift is Saturday, May 9th. The golf tournament will begin at 7am at the Paris Golf & Country Club.   Tee times are at 8am and 2pm. For more details go to www.maddiesgift.com email maddiesgift@suddenlink.net or call 903...

04/26/2015 by eParisExtra
City Council to Meet Monday Night

City Council to Meet Monday Night

The Paris City Council will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 27, 2015. The meeting will be held at the City Council Chamber, located at 107 E. Kaufman Street. The members of the City Council will discuss and possibly act on the following measures: An Ordinance of the City...

04/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Early Voting Begins Monday

Early Voting Begins Monday

Tomorrow, Monday, April 27th early voting begins for Paris City Council seats in District 4, 5, or 7 could. In District 7, incumbent A.J. Hashmi is running against Denise Moffitt. Dr. Steve Clifford, is running against incumbent Dr. Richard Grossnickle for District 4. And current City of Paris...

04/26/2015 by eParisExtra
ORR Nissan Grand Opening

ORR Nissan Grand Opening

Join the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce to welcome ORR NISSAN to Paris  as a new Chamber member. The Grand Opening of ORR Nissan will be held on May 1st from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm with the  Chamber Ribbon Cutting for the business at 11:00 am. ORR Nissan is located at 3411 Loop 286 NE in...

04/25/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Theatre Dept. Hosts 'Young Performers Workshop'

PHS Theatre Dept. Hosts "Young Performers Workshop"

The Paris High School Theatre Department will be hosting a “Young Performers Workshop” on Saturday, May 30th from 10am-2pm. Students will build confidence and foster creative expression while developing their acting, dancing, singing, and stage movement skills. Students will learn a...

04/25/2015 by eParisExtra
2015 Paris Art Fair and Kids Safe Saturday

2015 Paris Art Fair and Kids Safe Saturday

Artists and art vendors will gather in Paris, TX the weekend of Saturday, May 9th (9am to 4pm), at the Love Civic Center, 2025 South Collegiate, Paris, for the 2015 Paris Art Fair and Kids Safe Saturday. The event is sponsored by the Think Child Safety program. Admission is free; donations will...

04/25/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar FFA Stand Out in Agricultural Mechanics

North Lamar FFA Stand Out in Agricultural Mechanics

North Lamar FFA students competed in the Agricultural Mechanics division at the Lamar County Junior Livestock Show.  In the Class 4 Trailers category, the team of Josh Foster, Dakota Lester-Hembree, and Dillon Lee won a blue ribbon with their 20’ bumper pull trailer. Earning a red ribbon in...

04/25/2015 by eParisExtra