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Livingston's Night at the Museum

The Sam Bell Maxey House will be hosting “Livingston’s Night at the Museum” on Friday, August 7, 2015. Livingston the Lion, a stuffed animal from the late 1800s, is hosting a...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Christian Sims Indicted on Murder Charge

Christian Sims Indicted on Murder Charge

After three hearings to determine competency and certification as an adult, 17-year-old Christian Sims was indicted by a grand jury on Monday. Sims, who is accused in the murder of his grandmother, Annie Sims, must now stand trial in the 6th Judicial Court. Per Texas law, press members are not...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Reno Council Approves Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts Coming to Reno

Reno Council Approves Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts Coming to Reno

The Reno City Council has unanimously approved a Variance requested by Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts to locate their businesses at 7084 Lamar Road, according to a recent release from the company. Recyclers Depot is an innovative metals buying center that will purchase...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen
Two juveniles arrested for painting graffiti on two Blossom churches, school and park

Two juveniles arrested for painting graffiti on two Blossom churches, school and park

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two male juveniles for the criminal mischief occurring in the Blossom community, according to Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. “The Sheriff’s Office had taken reports of the criminal mischief on two separate occasions last month where...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen

Recent Paris Texas News

Three Bedroom in North Lamar ISD

Three Bedroom in North Lamar ISD

Very updated contemporary home on small acreage. Living room with hearth floor wood stove. Just remodeled with new: wood, tile, and carpet flooring, interior paint, hardware, lights, fans, interior doors, plumbing, fixtures, and more! Private upstairs master with clerestory windows &...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
List of Wanted Persons in Lamar County

List of Wanted Persons in Lamar County

Contact Lamar County Crime Stoppers if you have information that leads to the arrest and/or indictment of any of these wanted persons and you could be eligible for a cash reward and may remain anonymous. WANTED PERSON wanted as of 04-14-2015 Felix Onate Ascaio m/w 29 last known address of 730...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Livingston's Night at the Museum

Livingston's Night at the Museum

The Sam Bell Maxey House will be hosting “Livingston’s Night at the Museum” on Friday, August 7, 2015. Livingston the Lion, a stuffed animal from the late 1800s, is hosting a sleepover for your stuffed animal, doll, or action figure on the night of Friday, August 7 at the Sam...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Woman Killed in Fannin County

Paris Woman Killed in Fannin County

On Monday afternoon, July 27th,  Regenia Kourakos of Paris was killed in a car crash in Fannin County. Kourakos, 67, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was driving a white GMC the wrong way on State Highway 121 when she collided with a semi truck. The driver of the truck, who was not...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Safety Tips for Women

Safety Tips for Women

Sunny afternoons are good times for mothers and women to pack up our children or other essentials and run those errands we all love. The last thing on our minds is facing a potential assault. We’re thinking of 29 things; where’s his other shoe, what should I cook for dinner, I wish...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Meet the Wildcats

Meet the Wildcats

The Paris ISD Wildcat Booster Club is hosting a “Meet the Wildcats” event on Saturday, August 8th at Paris High School Wildcat Stadium. Festivities begin at 6:30pm with a Tailgate Party and Celebration.  On the field at 6:55pm there will be coach and player introductions for all...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Ten people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:42am on July 27th and 3:08am on July 28, 2015. Rose, Norman Deshawndre, Unl Carrying Weapon; Poss Marijuana<2oz Winton, Jessica Leigh, MTAG – Driving w/License  Invalid w/Previous Conv/Susp; MTAG-Duty on Striking Fixture/Hwy...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Report first half on 2015 to Paris City Council

Paris PD Report first half on 2015 to Paris City Council

According to Chief of Police, Bob Hundley, Jr. the following information regarding Paris Police Department activity for the first six months of 2015 was given to the city council last night at the  Monday, July 27th meeting. Paris Police officers have answered 22,991 calls for service in the...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 7/27/15

Paris PD Arrests on 7/27/15

Paris Police responded to 112 calls for service, and arrested 4 persons on Monday, July 27, 2015. Banda, Nicodemus Nico, 30, Fail to Display Driver’s Bowden, Carlos Wayne, 53, Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or More Pina, Juan Manuel, 38, Public Intoxication Robertson, Tanavionne Marcell,...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Police Looking for Vandalism Suspects

Police Looking for Vandalism Suspects

Paris Police officers responded to a call where unknown persons entered a storage building in the 800 block of Bonham Street and destroyed several bathroom lavatories and stole the faucets that had been donated to Habitat for Humanity. The cost to replace the items is estimated to be $750 to...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
PA system stolen from local church

PA system stolen from local church

The Paris Police Department responded to the 1500 block of Grove Street at 12:01 p.m. on Friday, July 24, where it was reported that some unknown person(s) had pried open a back door to the Wayside Church of God in Christ and stole the sound system and two speakers, according to Public...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 24-26

Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 24-26

Kendrick Derrell Earls – Assault Family/Household Member w/ Previous Conviction (2 Counts), Unlawful Restraint Kenneth Lee Flowers – Public Intoxication Jesus De La Cruz Herrera – Possession of Marijuana <2 oz Rena Sue Goss – Failure to Identify (Giving...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Obituaries - Monday, July 27

Obituaries - Monday, July 27

Eugene Nicholson, 71, of Brookston, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Thursday, July 30, 2015 family and friends are invited to lunch at 12:30 p.m. in the home of Inese Nicholson Palmer, 492 County Road 23900, Brookston, Texas. Memorial services...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Four Students of the Prairiland FFA Chapter Receive Lone Star FFA Degree

Four Students of the Prairiland FFA Chapter Receive Lone Star FFA Degree

​From L to R: Savanaha Humphrey, John Henry Newman, Ashley Piper, and Haley Rosson Savanaha Humphrey, John Henry Newman, Ashley Piper, and Haley Rosson, all of the  Prairiland FFA Chapter, were awarded the Lone Star FFA Degree in at the 87th annual Texas FFA Convention in Corpus Christi,...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Christian Sims Indicted on Murder Charge

Christian Sims Indicted on Murder Charge

After three hearings to determine competency and certification as an adult, 17-year-old Christian Sims was indicted by a grand jury on Monday. Sims, who is accused in the murder of his grandmother, Annie Sims, must now stand trial in the 6th Judicial Court. Per Texas law, press members are not...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Is Year- Round Baseball Safe?

Is Year- Round Baseball Safe?

Lately, I’m seeing a lot of articles related to the risk of injury for kids who play year-round baseball, especially in the south. What used to be called “baseball season” has morphed into “baseball life.”  And some say that the more they throw, the more they...

07/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Prairiland FFA Member Places 10th in Texas FFA Agriscience Fair

Prairiland FFA Member Places 10th in Texas FFA Agriscience Fair

Beth Ann Dougherty, of the Prairiland FFA Chapter, placed 10th in the Texas FFA Agriscience Fair at the 87th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 13-17 in Corpus Christi. Dougherty participated in the Social Systems Category, Division II. Her project was a survey over “Opinions of...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Paris PD Weekend Arrests - July 24-26

Paris PD Weekend Arrests - July 24-26

The Paris Police Department responded to 242 calls for service and arrested 11 individuals over the weekend. Those arrested and their charges are as follows: LeKersie Jerome Cooper, 23, Failure to Display DL Ray Lee Ethridge, 49, Public Intoxication Rena Sue Goss, 51, Failure to Identify...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Reno Council Approves Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts Coming to Reno

Reno Council Approves Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts Coming to Reno

The Reno City Council has unanimously approved a Variance requested by Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts to locate their businesses at 7084 Lamar Road, according to a recent release from the company. Recyclers Depot is an innovative metals buying center that will purchase...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen
Two juveniles arrested for painting graffiti on two Blossom churches, school and park

Two juveniles arrested for painting graffiti on two Blossom churches, school and park

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two male juveniles for the criminal mischief occurring in the Blossom community, according to Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. “The Sheriff’s Office had taken reports of the criminal mischief on two separate occasions last month where...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen
Katy Wilkins of Prairiland FFA Receives Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship

Katy Wilkins of Prairiland FFA Receives Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship

Corpus Christi, Texas – Katy Wilkins, of the Prairiland FFA Chapter, was awarded a $18,000 scholarship, sponsored by Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo at the 87th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 13-17 in Corpus Christi. Wilkins was awarded for her qualifications in academic...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen
Obituaries - Sunday, July 26

Obituaries - Sunday, July 26

Eugene Nicholson, 71 of Brookston, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Thursday, July 30, 2015 family and friends are invited to lunch at 12:30 p.m. in the home of Inese Nicholson Palmer, 492 County Road 23900, Brookston, Texas. Memorial services...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen
Three Bedroom on Pine Mill Road

Three Bedroom on Pine Mill Road

WELL MAINTAINED HOME LOCATED IN NLISD WITH LARGE BEDROOMS, CERAMIC TILE FLOORING, BRICK FIREPLACE, 28X33 SHOP WITH ELECTRIC, BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED YARD, VINYL FENCING, FABULOUS WOOD DECK AND A GREAT SHADED BACK YARD. $129,000. ...

07/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Optimist Lend-A-Hand Day

Paris Optimist Lend-A-Hand Day

Paris Optimist Club is holding a Lend A Hand day on August 1st at Woodall Field. They need help from parents, players, fans or anyone just willing to help. Woodall has several minor things that need to be done around the facility before the Fall Season starts. For more information contact ...

07/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Ray's on North Main For Sale

Ray's on North Main For Sale

Location, location, location! Heavy traffic on major artery of the city sits this drive-thru retail beer store. Building is 4 years old with same age equipement, coolers, freezers and storage. Turn key businesss with excellent sales record. $575,000.  [click on photo for listing] ...

07/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Type-A Parents Raising Type-B Kids

Type-A Parents Raising Type-B Kids

My husband and I are both “Type A” people.   So I’ll never forgot the look of shock on my husband’s face when I sat him down one day and gently said, “I think our son is Type B.” Type A folks are ambitious, driven, and competitive. They like to set goals and achieve them. Type B...

07/25/2015 by eParisExtra