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Chisum with a thrilling rally to defeat Prairiland on opening Night

Paris – The Chisum Mustangs found themselves in a big hole Friday night to their cross-county rivals Prairiland Patriots. Chisum, down by as many as 14 points, never lost hope in their...

09/01/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Paris High dominates Mt. Pleasant to open 2014 football Season

Paris High dominates Mt. Pleasant to open 2014 football Season

Mt. Pleasant – The Paris High Wildcats opened the 2014 football season much the same way they finished the 2013 regular season as they dominated the Mt. Pleasant Tigers 49-6. Dominate may be a little of an understatement too as the defense of Paris suffocated Mt. Pleasant. Mt. Pleasant...

08/31/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar opens season with dramatic win against Commerce

North Lamar opens season with dramatic win against Commerce

Paris – Friday night’s game between North Lamar and Commerce had everything you could ever hope for when talking about a High School Football game. There were huge offensive plays, big defensive stands and one dramatic finish. Coach Tim Billings first game as head coach brought...

08/30/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Judge Rules Texas Public School Finance System Unconsitutional

Judge Rules Texas Public School Finance System Unconsitutional

State District Court Judge John Dietz issued his final decision yesterday in the landmark public school funding trial, Texas Taxpayers & Student Fairness Coalition, et al. v. Michael Williams, et al. Judge Dietz found the system to be inequitable, unsuitable, and inadequate in...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra

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Chisum with a thrilling rally to defeat Prairiland on opening Night

Chisum with a thrilling rally to defeat Prairiland on opening Night

Paris – The Chisum Mustangs found themselves in a big hole Friday night to their cross-county rivals Prairiland Patriots. Chisum, down by as many as 14 points, never lost hope in their thrilling 40-39 victory. The Patriots took a 14-0 lead less than four minutes into the game and it...

09/01/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Looking Ahead in Paris ISD

Looking Ahead in Paris ISD

A look at scheduled events on Paris ISD campuses for the next two weeks. Monday, August 25 – September 5, 2014 Paris High School Cosmetology Class selling chances to win 1 of 4 baskets   Paris Junior High School 7th Grade Cheerleaders Fundraiser – Order forms can be picked up...

09/01/2014 by eParisExtra
NLHS Principal Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

NLHS Principal Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

During the North Lamar pep rally, Principal Clint Hildreth took the ice bucket challenge in honor of former coach and teacher Lance Johnson. Pouring the cooler of ice water on his head are Saveuyon Brown, left, and Jake Wynn, right. The event is in conjunction with Hildreth’s challenge to...

09/01/2014 by eParisExtra
'Mom's Night Out' Fashion Show & Wine Tasting

"Mom's Night Out" Fashion Show & Wine Tasting

“Mom’s Night Out” a fashion show and wine tasting will be held at the Carriage House on September 13th from 6:30-8:30pm. Tickets are $25 and include hors d’oeuvres and wine tasting. All proceeds benefit Episcopal Day School for playground shading and equipment. The...

09/01/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, September 1, 2014

Obituaries for Monday, September 1, 2014

Billy Wesley Cochran, 73, of Paris, formerly of Taylortown, passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside services for 3:00 pm, Monday, September 1, 2014 in the Pavilion of Union Cemetery at Taylortown with Jesse Ray Cochran officiating. Billy was born...

09/01/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Project Graduation Tailgate Party Slated for September 5

NL Project Graduation Tailgate Party Slated for September 5

North Lamar Project Graduation will host a Tailgate Party on Friday, September 5, at R. L. Maddox Stadium beginning at 5:30 p.m. until Halftime.  Seniors and their parents will be grilling hamburgers to be served with chips, a drink and dessert for a $5.00 donation.  The North Lamar Panthers...

09/01/2014 by eParisExtra
Commercial Property For Sale at Main and the Loop

Commercial Property For Sale at Main and the Loop

Prime Location at busy intersection. 1.54 Acres of land with portion of existing motel. Ideal location for truck stop, restaurant, and commercial business needed for lots of traffic. NL ISD. On 1.545 acres. Approximate square feet: 13,462.  $499,000     ...

08/31/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Republican Party Chairman puts on the Red Hat

Lamar County Republican Party Chairman puts on the Red Hat

With the upcoming November elections, the Hat sits down for a question and answer session with John Kruntorad, the Chairman of the Lamar County Republican Party. Unfortunately the Chairman did not want his picture taken in that bright red cowboy hat, so I am headless on this...

08/31/2014 by eParisExtra
Music on the Plaza Friday Night

Music on the Plaza Friday Night

The “Jam Room” presents “Music on the Plaza” Friday, September 5th from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. The live music concert will feature the 12th Street “Jam Band.” Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and to dine from a wide selection of downtown...

08/31/2014 by eParisExtra
Chisum Students Challenge Administrators to Ice Bucket Challenge

Chisum Students Challenge Administrators to Ice Bucket Challenge

PALS, a group of student leaders at Chisum Elementary, have challenged Superintendent Tommy Chalaire, Elementary Principal Wendy Ruthart, and Elementary Secretary Amanda Pierce to take the ALS ice bucket challenge.  Beginning September 15, 2014, all 420 elementary students will be asked to...

08/31/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris High dominates Mt. Pleasant to open 2014 football Season

Paris High dominates Mt. Pleasant to open 2014 football Season

Mt. Pleasant – The Paris High Wildcats opened the 2014 football season much the same way they finished the 2013 regular season as they dominated the Mt. Pleasant Tigers 49-6. Dominate may be a little of an understatement too as the defense of Paris suffocated Mt. Pleasant. Mt. Pleasant...

08/31/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar opens season with dramatic win against Commerce

North Lamar opens season with dramatic win against Commerce

Paris – Friday night’s game between North Lamar and Commerce had everything you could ever hope for when talking about a High School Football game. There were huge offensive plays, big defensive stands and one dramatic finish. Coach Tim Billings first game as head coach brought...

08/30/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Lamar County Democratic Party Chairman puts on the Red Hat

Lamar County Democratic Party Chairman puts on the Red Hat

With the upcoming November elections, the Hat sits down for a question & answer session with Gary O’Conner, the Chairman of the Lamar County Democratic Party. Question 1: Tell us about yourself? Gary: My family moved here in 1959 from New York State when I was 14. I went to school at...

08/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Five Bedroom House on 11 Acres

Five Bedroom House on 11 Acres

LOVELY COUNTRY HOME ON 11 ACRES. OLDER BARN, 1 ACRE POND, 40X40 METAL SHOP, PLENTY ROOM FOR THE KIDS. LARGE ROOMS, PLENTY CLOSETS, SUNKEN MARBLE TUB, 2 500 GAL SEPTIC TANKS, 350 LATERAL LINES.CIRCLE DRIVE, LOTS OF TREES, LARGE FIREPLACE OPENS ON 2 SIDES, KITCHEN HAS CUSTOM CABINETS, PANTRY,...

08/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Volunteerism Kicks off United Way’s Annual Campaign

Volunteerism Kicks off United Way’s Annual Campaign

To increase community participation in the “Building a Better Community with YOU”, United Way announces a campaign goal of $550,000 to benefit Lamar County residents United Way of Lamar County kicks off its 2015 Annual Campaign on Thursday, September 11th, 2014 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. for...

08/30/2014 by eParisExtra
53.8 Acres in NL ISD

53.8 Acres in NL ISD

LAND HAS TWO POINTS OF ACCESS. ONE IS EAST OF THE EAGLES AND ONE WEST OF THE CHURCH. YOU WILL NEED TO PLAT TO SEE HOW THE PROPERTY LIES.  53.8 Acres in NL ISD. $150,000.  1101 NW LOOP 286, PARIS, TX 75460 ACROSS FROM CAMPBELL SOUP ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE LOOP      ...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Miguel Scales Arrested for Burglary of a Motor Vehicle

Miguel Scales Arrested for Burglary of a Motor Vehicle

Miguel Middale Scales, 22, of Paris was arrested at the Paris District Parole Office yesterday on two warrants charging him with burglary of a motor vehicle and credit card or debit card abuse. The warrants stemmed from an investigation of a burglary of a motor vehicle on August 13,...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Judge Rules Texas Public School Finance System Unconsitutional

Judge Rules Texas Public School Finance System Unconsitutional

State District Court Judge John Dietz issued his final decision yesterday in the landmark public school funding trial, Texas Taxpayers & Student Fairness Coalition, et al. v. Michael Williams, et al. Judge Dietz found the system to be inequitable, unsuitable, and inadequate in...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Man Arrested Wearing Only His Underwear, a Mask and Tennis Shoes

Man Arrested Wearing Only His Underwear, a Mask and Tennis Shoes

At about 4:44 P.M. yesterday, August 28th, Paris Police Officers responded to the 700 block of Bonham St where it was reported that a white male was standing in the roadway in his underwear. Previous reports of the same individual had been received throughout the afternoon regarding the...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC employees mark years of service

PJC employees mark years of service

Last week Paris Junior College faculty and staff celebrated their years of service with the presentation of service pins. Two retiring instructors were also honored later in the day. Ten-year employees included: Tony Faulkner, Randy Johnson and Paul Chappell with Maintenance, Testing Center...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Reno Police Department Drug Arrests

Reno Police Department Drug Arrests

On Tuesday morning August 26th, 2014 at around 1:30am Reno Police performed a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 7000 block of Lamar Road. During the investigation, the driver was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, as well as drug sales paraphernalia. Arrested was a Mark Rueben...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Friday, August 29, 2014

Obituaries for Friday, August 29, 2014

Charles Earl “Corky” Preston, 58 of Paris left this world on August 28, 2014 at 5:07 A.M. Funeral services has been set for Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Living Word Pentecostal Church with Rev. Tiny Freelen officiating. Interment will follow at Hopewell Cemetery. The family...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris High School continues to outpace state averages in college readiness benchmarks

Paris High School continues to outpace state averages in college readiness benchmarks

Paris Independent School District received word recently that its level of college preparedness is once again higher than the state average. ACT, Inc., sent the College Readiness Letters to each area principal and superintendent recently, and the Paris High School letter showed that 2014 ACT...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Arrests 8/28/14

Paris Police Arrests 8/28/14

Paris Police responded to 104 calls for service and arrested 8 persons on August 28th, 2014. Cary, Isaac, 59, Fail to Display Driver’s (2 counts) Moore, Cody Allen, 22, Disorderly Conduct +3 Priors Perry, Margaret Donica, 40, Open Container; Littering Reavis, Colby Ryan, 26, Motor...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Anytime Fitness Back to School Special

Anytime Fitness Back to School Special

Stop in Anytime Fitness next Tuesday through Thursday and sign up to get in shape with there back to school special savings event. With no enrollment fee and the first month free, now is the time to get in shape! Join Paris’ Premiere 24 hour Fitness Facility. ...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Popular Downtown Bar and Restaurant TIME FLIES is for Sale

Popular Downtown Bar and Restaurant TIME FLIES is for Sale

Opportunity is knocking! Don ‘t miss out on this booming business in Historic Downtown Paris. Not only is it the only non-smoking pub in the area, but a full service restaurant and Oyster Bar! With over 12,000 square feet, this building offers service for over 100 patrons, table and bar...

08/28/2014 by eParisExtra