PEDC expects report this week; Lancaster files request for ‘all information’ sent to investigators
PEDC expects report this week; Lancaster files request for ‘all information’ sent to investigators

PEDC expects report this week; Lancaster files request for ‘all information’ sent to investigators

Paris Economic Development Corp. hopes to have the investigation report from Defenbaugh & Associates by Friday, but at least one council member is unwilling to wait that long...click to read more.

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Four-week investigation into numerous ATV thefts ends with the arrest of two juveniles
Four-week investigation into numerous ATV thefts ends with the arrest of two juveniles

Four-week investigation into numerous ATV thefts ends with the arrest of two juveniles

A four-week long, multi-agency investigation into ‘a rash of ATV thefts in the Blossom and Cunningham communities’ — totaling almost $10,000 in property stolen — ended with the arrest of two teenage juveniles...click to read more.

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2014 Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Maxey House
2014 Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Maxey House

2014 Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Maxey House

The Sam Bell Maxey House will be having a stuffed animal sleepover on Friday, July 25th...click to read more.

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Sheriff: “Good police work” results in meth labs seized, two arrested
Sheriff: “Good police work” results in meth labs seized, two arrested

Sheriff: “Good police work” results in meth labs seized, two arrested

Two were arrested and charged with almost twenty counts of manufacturing/delivery of a controlled substance last week, after a long investigation led to the seizure of sixteen ‘meth labs’...click to read more.

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PRMC microbiology supervisor says farewell after 45 years
PRMC microbiology supervisor says farewell after 45 years

PRMC microbiology supervisor says farewell after 45 years

Friday was Dana Hoog’s last day as supervisor of the microbiology lab at Paris Regional Medical Center after 45 years on the job.

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PEDC expects report this week; Lancaster files request for ‘all information’ sent to investigators

PEDC expects report this week; Lancaster files request for ‘all information’ sent to investigators

Paris Economic Development Corp. hopes to have the investigation report from Defenbaugh & Associates by Friday, but at least one council member is unwilling to wait that long. Councilwoman Sue Lancaster has filed an open…

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Obituaries for Tuesday, July 22

Obituaries for Tuesday, July 22

Irvin Henry Simpsen, 82, loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, and brother passed away in Paris, Texas, on July 21, 2014. One of four children of Henry and Hazel Mae Simpsen, he was born in Colfax,…

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Four-week investigation into numerous ATV thefts ends with the arrest of two juveniles

Four-week investigation into numerous ATV thefts ends with the arrest of two juveniles

A four-week long, multi-agency investigation into ‘a rash of ATV thefts in the Blossom and Cunningham communities’ — totaling almost $10,000 in property stolen — ended with the arrest of two teenage juveniles, according to…

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Kevin Dawson Receives Eagle Scout Award

Kevin Dawson Receives Eagle Scout Award

Kevin Dawson, 16, son of Laura and Dennis Dawson of Powderly, and grandson of Jerry Dawson and the late Mary Dawson, Helen Short and the late J.C. Short, of Boy Scout Troop 2 of the…

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3 Bedroom, 2 Bath House in Turtle Creek

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath House in Turtle Creek

Beautiful family home in the Turtle Creek Addition! Open floor plan with lots of natural light. Beamed cathedral ceiling with built-in surround sound speakers and elegant gas log fireplace make for a cozy family room….

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“Can-Can Follies” to Benefit Lamar County Meals on Wheels

“Can-Can Follies” to Benefit Lamar County Meals on Wheels

The Lamar County Meals on Wheels is doing a new & fun fundraiser called “Can-Can Follies.”  This fun event will be Friday, August 8th and Saturday August 9th at the Paris Junior College Theatre. The…

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39-year old Paris man arrested for theft

39-year old Paris man arrested for theft

The Paris Police Department had a busy weekend, responding to 265 ‘calls for service’ and making 23 arrests, according to the department’s public information officer, Curtis Garrett. One of the arrests was 39-year George Alexander…

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Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. Bookings

Richard Steven Kelp; Violation of Bond/Protective Order Chad Everet Burton; Motion to Revoke-Theft of Property >=$50 =$50

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Paris Police Department weekend arrests

Paris Police Department weekend arrests

Shayne Lee Black, 38, Theft of Property >=$50 =$50

PJC

PJC students Find Learning Opportunities Outside the Classroom

PJC students Find Learning Opportunities Outside the Classroom

Not all lessons for Paris Junior College students are taught in the classrooms, as both jewelry and science course students found out last semester. For both disciplines, students were able to bring back insights from the field. A treasure…

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Gorgeous Four Bedroom/3 Bath Home

Gorgeous Four Bedroom/3 Bath Home

                                  OWNER HAS THIS ONE SPARKLING. RECENT PAINT INSIDE, SLAB GRANITE COUNTER TOPS IN KITCHEN AND MASTER BATH. NEW…

Downtown Paris

2014 Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Maxey House

2014 Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Maxey House

The Sam Bell Maxey House will be having a stuffed animal sleepover on Friday, July 25th. At 6:30pm, children can bring their stuffed animals, dolls or action figures to the Sam Bell Maxey House, located at 812…

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PJC nursing students receive scholarships from Roan Oak Masonic Lodge

PJC nursing students receive scholarships from Roan Oak Masonic Lodge

Four Paris Junior College associate degree-nursing students have received $500 scholarships from the Roan Oak Masonic Lodge #860 of Garrett’s Bluff, Texas. Receiving the scholarships are nursing students Danielle Gerhardt of Honey Grove and Kristi Baggett, Clayton Hanley and Sheila…

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Four Bedroom House in Reno

Four Bedroom House in Reno

IMMACULATE 4 BR IN NLSD. OPEN FLOOR PLAN. SPLIT MASTER. TILE IN LIVING AREA WITH MOSAIC DESIGN IN LIVING ROOM. GAS LOGS. JETTED GARDEN TUB WITH SEPARATE SHOWER. NICE WALK-IN CLOSET IN MASTER BR. BEAUTIFULLY…

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Final Summer Workshop for Kids at PCT

Final Summer Workshop for Kids at PCT

The final summer workshop for kids at PCT is a Papier Mache Workshop, taught by Ashley Pickering. The workshop will meet this week, July 21-25 from 10:30am-11:30am. The class is for kids ages 6-12 and…

Culture

PCT Auditons for the Pultizer Prize winning Play J.B.

PCT Auditons for the Pultizer Prize winning Play J.B.

Auditions for the Paris Community Theatre’s production of J.B., written by Archibald MacLeish and to be directed by Joshua Maxwell are July 21st and 22nd at 6:30pm. Auditions will be held both nights at the PCT…

Business

Nationally Recognized Speaker Glenn Shepard to Hold Business Seminar on Wednesday

Nationally Recognized Speaker Glenn Shepard to Hold Business Seminar on Wednesday

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Business Seminar for titled “How to Supervise People and Lead a Team” with Glenn Shepard. Glenn Shepard is a nationally recognized speaker. Ron Sargent, the CEO…

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Journalist’s experiment to prove that passwords are dying goes horribly wrong

Journalist’s experiment to prove that passwords are dying goes horribly wrong

Wall Street Journal journalist Christopher Mims attempted to prove the dwindling importance of passwords by giving out his Twitter password to the public. The results were not what he expected. Mims claimed that passwords as…

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Sheriff: “Good police work” results in meth labs seized, two arrested

Sheriff: “Good police work” results in meth labs seized, two arrested

Two were arrested and charged with almost twenty counts of manufacturing/delivery of a controlled substance last week, after a long investigation involving multiple agencies led to the seizure of sixteen ‘meth labs’ in Paris, Lamar County Sheriff…

Real Estate

Family Restaurant on 271 in Powderly for Sale

Family Restaurant on 271 in Powderly for Sale

Fully fitted family restaurant north of Paris, TX. Built in 2007, the large 6200+sqft metal building with stone exterior sits on 2+ acres that fronts a busy 4-lane divided state highway. This popular place features…

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Weekend Events for the Family

Weekend Events for the Family

This weekend there are many family activities to choose from here in Paris. For those who enjoy monster trucks, there is a Monster Truck Rally at the Paris Rodeo Arena. The gates open at 6pm and…

Upcoming Events

Back-to-School Shot Clinics

Back-to-School Shot Clinics

Students can attend one of the four low cost, back-to-school shot clinics available through the Paris-Lamar County Health District. The first shot clinic is tomorrow, July 19th at 10am.  The next shot clinic is the…

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Paris Police Report for July 17, 2014

Paris Police Report for July 17, 2014

Four individuals were arrested on Thursday, July 17th. Those arrested include: Campsey, Rusty Dale, 33 Jones, Mychal Tyler, 23, Possession Marijuana <2oz Sims, Timothy Jermaine, 30, Fail to Maintain; Fail to Display Driver’s Turner, Larry…

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PRMC microbiology supervisor says farewell after 45 years

PRMC microbiology supervisor says farewell after 45 years

Friday was Dana Hoog’s last day as supervisor of the microbiology lab at Paris Regional Medical Center after 45 years on the job. “One day, I decided it was time,” she said. “I’m ready to do…

Real Estate

3 bedroom in NL ISD

3 bedroom in NL ISD

Brownwood Village! 3bed, 2.5 bath with office. Lots of tile and wood flooring, split master, large fenced backyard with covered patio and deck. $149,950.