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Powderly Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chili Supper

The Powderly Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Chili Supper and Auction is this Saturday, February 28th from 5pm-8pm at Aaron Parker Elementary School. Tickets are $5 at the door. For more...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
City Council Refuses Planning and Zoning Commission Recommendation

City Council Refuses Planning and Zoning Commission Recommendation

Wednesday night the Paris City Council  voted unanimously against  the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission to add a new use to the City Zoning ordinance regarding the zoning of a proposed Recyclers Depot on the 4200 block of Lamar Avenue. Citizens spoke out against the...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Unbeaten Wildcats Play Friday Night

Unbeaten Wildcats Play Friday Night

The undefeated Paris Wildcats continue their Class 4A playoff journey later this week against the Ferris Yellowjackets. The Playoff game is Friday, February 27th at 7pm in Royse City. The Cats, now 33-0, have previously beaten Ferris by margins of 18 and 41 points.  Will the third time be the...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Texas Attorney General's Office Warns of Scam

Texas Attorney General's Office Warns of Scam

A malicious new spam email featuring Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s name and an arrest threat has recently hit inboxes statewide. Email text The fraudulent email message, which may include the subject line, “FINAL NOTICE”, is given the false appearance of legitimacy because it is...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra

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Five Steps to Feel More Confident about Your Retirement

Five Steps to Feel More Confident about Your Retirement

It’s natural to have mixed emotions about retirement – it’s a huge life change that people spend most of their working life preparing for. While the thought of retirement is exciting, the options and advice available can sometimes seem overwhelming and complex. There are several simple...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
The Results Companies Hosting a Hiring Event on Saturday

The Results Companies Hosting a Hiring Event on Saturday

The Results Companies in Paris is  still growing and has 230 positions to fill within the next two months. They are hosting a HIRING EVENT Saturday, February 28th * 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 3052 Clarksville Street (next to Sears). To expedite the interview process during the job fair,...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 2/25/15

Paris PD Arrests on 2/25/15

Four people were arrested by the Paris Police Department on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.  The adults arrested include: Dickens, Danny Lee, 30, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Gautney, Sarah, 25, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Maytubby, Martin Lynnel, 34, Fail to Maintain; Expired Operator...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Powderly Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chili Supper

Powderly Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chili Supper

The Powderly Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Chili Supper and Auction is this Saturday, February 28th from 5pm-8pm at Aaron Parker Elementary School. Tickets are $5 at the door. For more information or to donate a cake or pie, call Ed Handley at 903-669-6682. ...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
United Way Community Needs Survey

United Way Community Needs Survey

The United Way of Lamar County is asking for Lamar County residents to complete a Community Needs Survey. If you live in Lamar County the United Way needs to know what you feel are the most critical needs in our community.  Your answers to these questions will assist the United Way in...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Seven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 1:13am on 2/25 and 4:13am on 2/26/15. Butterfield, Edward Allan, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Keen, Jerry Don, Violation Bond/Protective Order; Order Resetting Bond/Agg Assault Date Williams, Lexie, Failure to Attend School Ward, Cody,...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
City Council Refuses Planning and Zoning Commission Recommendation

City Council Refuses Planning and Zoning Commission Recommendation

Wednesday night the Paris City Council  voted unanimously against  the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission to add a new use to the City Zoning ordinance regarding the zoning of a proposed Recyclers Depot on the 4200 block of Lamar Avenue. Citizens spoke out against the...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
VIDEO GAME REVIEW: Resident Evil HD Remaster

VIDEO GAME REVIEW: Resident Evil HD Remaster

Revival Horror In 1996, game designer Shinji Mikami gave the world the “survival horror.” Despite its likely origin as a silly nonsense marketing term, “survival horror” created an entirely new genre of video game, starting with Resident Evil. Players would associate the term with...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom in Reno

Three Bedroom in Reno

Beautifully maintained and only the second owner! Tall ceilings, crown molding, new wood laminate flooring, recent paint in bathrooms and more. The kitchen is spacious with custom cabinets, a work island with bar and pantry. The split master arrangement allows for additional privacy and you...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Panthers Cruise Past Bullard in Bi-District Playoffs

Panthers Cruise Past Bullard in Bi-District Playoffs

(Photo by Bill Higgins) Levi Porter walking the ball up against Paris High earlier in the season. It didn’t take long for the North Lamar Panthers to assert themselves as the dominant team Tuesday night. In their Bi-District matchup with Bullard, the Panthers started fast and cruised to a...

02/25/2015 by Greg Higgins
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

The Lamar County Sheriff Department booked 7 inmates into the Lamar County Jail between 3:13am on 2/24 and 1:18am on 2/25/15. Keen, Jerry Don, Agg Assault Date/Family/House W/Weapon Moore, Jeffery Woodrow, Poss CS PG 1<1G; Poss Marijuana<2oz Criscuoli, Stephen Anthony, Criminal...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Unbeaten Wildcats Play Friday Night

Unbeaten Wildcats Play Friday Night

The undefeated Paris Wildcats continue their Class 4A playoff journey later this week against the Ferris Yellowjackets. The Playoff game is Friday, February 27th at 7pm in Royse City. The Cats, now 33-0, have previously beaten Ferris by margins of 18 and 41 points.  Will the third time be the...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 2/24/15

Paris PD Arrests on 2/24/15

Paris Police responded to 71 calls for service and arrested five persons on February 24, 2015. Butterfield, Edward Allan, 57, Assault Family Violence Class A Gray, Billy Wayne, 37, Public Intoxication Keen, Jerry Don, 52, Violation Bond/Protective Order Robertson, Tanavionne Marcell, 22,...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Respond to Four Weather Related Accidents

Paris Police Respond to Four Weather Related Accidents

Over the past 48 hours, Paris Police Officers  have responded to four weather related accidents. Three vehicles have struck guard rails due to inclement weather with no injuries. At 11:26 P.M. on Wednesday, February 24, 2014 Officers responded to a vehicle accident in the 400 block of NE...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Texas Attorney General's Office Warns of Scam

Texas Attorney General's Office Warns of Scam

A malicious new spam email featuring Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s name and an arrest threat has recently hit inboxes statewide. Email text The fraudulent email message, which may include the subject line, “FINAL NOTICE”, is given the false appearance of legitimacy because it is...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Digital Kidnapping on the Rise

Digital Kidnapping on the Rise

In today’s world most people don’t think twice about posting a cute picture of their kid on social media.  But this trend of sharing photos of kids may be coming to an end or at least slowing down. In the past couple of days warnings have been issued regarding what’s being...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

This Heidi, the eParisExtra.com dog of the week. She is a 10 week old Boxer / Lab mix. Heidi is full of playful energy. She loves toys , especially the squeaky ones. She is also very out going and loving. Heidi does not mind being held and cuddled and she is a waiting for a home of her...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
All local schools closed Wednesday

All local schools closed Wednesday

Paris ISD, Chisum ISD,  North Lamar, Priariland ISD and Roxton ISD have announced they will be closed Wednesday. Check in with eParisExtra.com for more information as it becomes available. While earlier predictions called for up to four inches of snow early Wednesday morning, the forecast as...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Sheriff makes statement concerning hazardous weather; snow expected early today

Sheriff makes statement concerning hazardous weather; snow expected early today

After a storm and cold front on Monday brought sleet and freezing rain to the area, local schools were closed and delayed, along with many businesses, as Paris and the surrounding area were coated with a thick layer of ice, resulting in dangerous travel conditions. “Monday, the roads were...

02/25/2015 by Josh Allen
Wildcat Basketball Wins Again

Wildcat Basketball Wins Again

After leading 52-27 at the half, the Paris Wildcats go on to dominate Chapel Hill 95 to 44 in the first round of the playoffs.  The bi-district game was held in Pittsburgh Tuesday night.  Paris will face Ferris in next round.  More to follow. ...

02/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom Home Near Aikin Elementary

Three Bedroom Home Near Aikin Elementary

Very clean home in a convenient location. Large Kitchen opens to breakfast room and living. Split master arrangement. Walking distance from Aikin Elementary. $109,900. ...

02/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Another Candidate Files for City Council in District 5

Another Candidate Files for City Council in District 5

The City Council seat in District 5 is now a three-way race. Grover “Michael” Glatfelter filed an application to run in District 5 today.  In early February Linda Knox also filed to run for City Council in District 5, the seat currently held by Mayor Matt Frierson (pictured). Mr....

02/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Weather Causes Rescheduling of Activities/Meetings

Weather Causes Rescheduling of Activities/Meetings

The freezing rain on Monday caused the Paris City Council meeting to be rescheduled to Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 5:30pm. Likewise, the Paris Junior College’s Board of Regents meeting also scheduled for Monday has been moved to Thursday, February 26th at 7pm. Two events that have...

02/24/2015 by eParisExtra
 North Lamar’s Speech Sweepstakes Opens Door to National Tournament

North Lamar’s Speech Sweepstakes Opens Door to National Tournament

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) District of the National Speech and Debate Association held its tournament last weekend to select the students who will represent UIL at the National Speech and Debate Tournament this summer.  Five students from North Lamar’s Speech and Debate...

02/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for February 24, 2015

Obituaries for February 24, 2015

H.A. “Buddy” Hussey was born in Nokomis, FL, on Aug. 11, 1927. He passed away on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. In his younger days, he loved to fish for flounder in the Gulf of Mexico and was a Florida State Yo-Yo Champion in the Junior Division....

02/24/2015 by eParisExtra
40 Year Old Paris Man Found with Marijuana and Methamphetamine

40 Year Old Paris Man Found with Marijuana and Methamphetamine

40 year old Jeffery Woodrow Moore, of Paris was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance in the 2000 block of NW 19th Street at 3:18 P.M. on Monday, February 23, 2015. Moore was driving a blue Chevrolet pickup that displayed expired...

02/24/2015 by eParisExtra