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Wildcats Play Regional Semifinal Friday Night

After Tuesday night’s win at the final buzzer to beat the Kilgore bulldogs 51-49, the undefeated Paris High Wildcats will advance to the regional tournament for the first time since...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
'Dinosaur George' to Visit Paris

"Dinosaur George" to Visit Paris

The Paris Area Arts Alliance is sponsoring “Dinosaur George”, a world-class traveling prehistoric exhibit of dinosaur fossils.  It is one of the largest traveling prehistoric exhibits in North America. The exhibit will be open to the public 4:00 PM through 7:30 PM, Thursday, March...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
 Kiwanis Pancakes Good for the Soul

Kiwanis Pancakes Good for the Soul

Whether working or eating at the Kiwanis Pancake Days, a day is brightened with this annual event.  Students from North Lamar ISD will be among those eagerly waiting in line this week to have their plates filled with pancakes hot off the grill.  Above Stone Middle School 8th grader Emily...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
All local schools closed Thursday

All local schools closed Thursday

All local independent school district campuses have been closed Thursday, March 5th due to inclement weather.  Check back on eParisExtra.com for additional information. ...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra

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Wildcats Play Regional Semifinal Friday Night

Wildcats Play Regional Semifinal Friday Night

After Tuesday night’s win at the final buzzer to beat the Kilgore bulldogs 51-49, the undefeated Paris High Wildcats will advance to the regional tournament for the first time since 2009. The 35-0 Wildcats will play Friday night at 6pm at the Texas A&M-Commerce Fieldhouse. The boys...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Tragic Grain Elevator Accident

Tragic Grain Elevator Accident

On Wednesday afternoon shortly after 1pm, the body of Paul Chelius, 32 of Paris, was recovered from a grain elevator. On Tuesday about 3:30pm, Chelius reportedly fell into a grain elevator at the Circle C Ranch, located approximately 20 miles north of Detroit in Red River County. The body has...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Wins Soccer Doubleheader at Bonham

Paris Wins Soccer Doubleheader at Bonham

The Paris varsity soccer teams again posted District 11-4A shutouts over Bonham Tuesday night at Warrior Stadium. The Lady Cats posted a 3-0 win in the first end of the doubleheader.  Freshman Katy Hall scored twice, assisted by senior Juliana Clipson and junior Monica Silva.  Sophomore...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
'Dinosaur George' to Visit Paris

"Dinosaur George" to Visit Paris

The Paris Area Arts Alliance is sponsoring “Dinosaur George”, a world-class traveling prehistoric exhibit of dinosaur fossils.  It is one of the largest traveling prehistoric exhibits in North America. The exhibit will be open to the public 4:00 PM through 7:30 PM, Thursday, March...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for Remodel at Paris Optical

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for Remodel at Paris Optical

Join the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce as they congratulate Colton and Katie Wicks in their successful remodel of the Aikin Building including it into their business and making room for RGB Eye Associates that come to Paris on a scheduled basis. The Ribbon Cutting will be at 5:00...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
 Kiwanis Pancakes Good for the Soul

Kiwanis Pancakes Good for the Soul

Whether working or eating at the Kiwanis Pancake Days, a day is brightened with this annual event.  Students from North Lamar ISD will be among those eagerly waiting in line this week to have their plates filled with pancakes hot off the grill.  Above Stone Middle School 8th grader Emily...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 3/4/15

Paris PD Arrests on 3/4/15

Paris Police responded to 85 calls for service and arrested four people on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Earls, Kendrick Derrell, 26, Violate Bond/Protective Order; Bond Surrender Warrant (2 counts) Fields, Minde Beth, 29, Fail to Attend School; Fail to Appear Non Traffic Samuel, Lauren Rhea, 27,...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Great Floor Plan in Springlake Estates

Great Floor Plan in Springlake Estates

LOTS OF HOUSE FOR THE MONEY! GREAT NORTH EAST PARIS NEIGHBORHOOD. LARGE LIVING AREA WITH STEP UP CEILING, CORNER FOCAL POINT FIREPLACE, FORMAL DINING ROOM WITH FLOOR TO CEILING WINDOWS, KITCHEN WITH BAR AND BREAKFAST AREA UPDATES INCLUDE RECENT CARPET, PAINT, HVAC, PRIVACY FENCE,...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Eight people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 1:10am on 3/4 and 2:28am on 3/5/15. Perez, Beverly D., Theft Property>=$20<$500 By Check Comstock, Jami Christyne, Criminal Mischief>=$50<$500 Clement, Darrias Daion, DCC/Contempt of Court Disobedience Of Smith, Clifford...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar’s Seven Advance to State SkillsUSA Competition

North Lamar’s Seven Advance to State SkillsUSA Competition

The North Lamar High School Automobile Technology and Small Engine Repair chapters competed at the SkillsUSA District Meet in Waco on February 26-28.  Seven students won district championships and will compete at the State SkillsUSA Competition in Corpus Christi on March 25-29. Advancing to...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
All local schools closed Thursday

All local schools closed Thursday

All local independent school district campuses have been closed Thursday, March 5th due to inclement weather.  Check back on eParisExtra.com for additional information. ...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom Home on 24.63 Acres

Three Bedroom Home on 24.63 Acres

The Country Beckons You to take more than a glance at this marvelous 3 bedroom, 2 bath home situated on a 24.63 acre ranch approximately 23 minutes from town in the NLISD. Spacious living areas include living room and dining room featuring a wood burning fireplace. Efficient kitchen with room...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Another Winter Storm Warning for Lamar County

Another Winter Storm Warning for Lamar County

Lamar County will be under a Winter Storm Warning from 3pm this afternoon until noon on Thursday, March 5, 2015. Freezing rain, sleet and snow is expected.  Accumulation could include up to 1/10 of an inch of ice and then up to 2 inches of sleet and snow. Temperatures will begin to fall this...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Shikha Prakash, 'Operation: Save Your Skin' to host 2nd annual free skin cancer screening tomorrow

Shikha Prakash, 'Operation: Save Your Skin' to host 2nd annual free skin cancer screening tomorrow

What started as a young girl’s vision for a school project has turned into a full-fledged operation to raise awareness and provide education about skin cancer. ‘Operation: Save Your Skin’, the brainchild of Paris High junior, Shikha Prakash, will hold its second annual skin...

03/04/2015 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Eleven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:38am on 3/3/2015 and 1:10am on 3/4/15. Shoals, Dale Eric, CCC-Assault Causing B/I/F/V Young, George Keith, Burglary of Habitation Butler, Dolan Chase, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family violence Swan, Alice Amanda, POSS CS PG...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Mary Cass Advances to Rotary District Contest

Mary Cass Advances to Rotary District Contest

Mary Cass from Chisum High School was chosen as one of the two students to represent the Rotary Club at their district contest in Carthage, TX.     ...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 3/3/15

Paris PD Arrests on 3/3/15

Paris Police responded to 82 calls for service and arrested 6 persons on March 3, 2015. Corsey, Stephen, 45, Fail to Maintain; Expired Operator License Dunken, Doyle Lonnie, 59, UNL Restraint While IN McMellon, Jessica Ann, 31, Disorderly Perez, Beverly Denise, Theft by Check...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Look for Burglary Suspect

Paris Police Look for Burglary Suspect

At 2:07 A.M. on Thursday, March 4, 2015, Paris Police responded to a burglary in the 4400 block of Bonham Street. It was found that an unknown person entered the building by unlocking a door using the keyless entry keypad. Once inside, the suspect removed a tool kit and a Honda portable...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Arrested on a Charge of Hindering Secured Creditors

Paris Man Arrested on a Charge of Hindering Secured Creditors

39 year old Tarsay Lakeith Walters, of Paris, was arrested at the Lamar County Courthouse on a warrant charging him with hindering secured creditors. The investigation stemmed from a report that began on February 27th, 2015 where it was reported that a vehicle had been repossessed from the...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Dog of the Week

eParisExtra.com Dog of the Week

This is Chance, he is an 8 to 10 week old Shepard mix that needs,  just that, a Chance. Chance needs to be loved and cared for, to be someone’s best friend and loyal companion. Chance is just a little shy but enjoys attention and warms up quickly. This is a sweet playful pup who is...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Cat of the Week

eParisExtra.com Cat of the Week

This handsome fellow is Mel, short for Mellow because he is. Very laid back and friendly. He enjoys some ear scratching and back rubs and is super calm . He can turn on a purr in a second. Take a few minutes to come by the Paris Animal Shelter and say Hi to this wonderful boy, you’ll...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
John Ratcliffe Welcomes Prime Minister Netanyahu

John Ratcliffe Welcomes Prime Minister Netanyahu

In an address to the United States Congress, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel emphasized the importance of the U.S.-Israeli relationship. He stressed the existential threat posed by violent Islamist extremism and denounced any agreement between the United States and Iran that fails...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
The Lorax Visits Parker 1st Graders

The Lorax Visits Parker 1st Graders

Outfitted as Dr. Seuss’s character the Lorax, Aaron Parker first grade teacher Kaye Cooper surprised her students by dressing in costume to read The Lorax to her students.  Using fun images, word plays and rhymes, Dr. Seuss speaks through the Lorax warning against mindless progress and the...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
T.G. Givens celebrates Read Across America Day

T.G. Givens celebrates Read Across America Day

In honor of Read Across America Day, Paris High School football players visited T. G. Givens Early Childhood Center to read to students.  Pictured with students in Carrie Brazeal’s Pre-K Class are: Front Row (from left):  Marielena Higurea-Rios, Luz Higuera-Rios, Jordan Reaves, and...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Tree Give‐Away Saturday, March 7, 2015

Tree Give‐Away Saturday, March 7, 2015

As a result of the recent ice storms and in an effort to encourage citizen commitment to “Keep Paris Beautiful, Make Lamar County Shine”, Keep Paris Beautiful (KPB) will hold once again host a tree give‐away on Saturday, March 7, 2015, beginning at 9:00 a.m. on the west parking lot of...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Wildcats Turn to Seniors in Win over NL

Wildcats Turn to Seniors in Win over NL

On an extra early edition of Senior Night, the Paris Wildcats boys soccer team showed the importance of having senior leadership with a 3-1 win over North Lamar in the back end of a Crosstown Showdown doubleheader Monday at Wildcat Stadium.  Meanwhile, the very talented, but very young Lady...

03/04/2015 by Tim Taylor