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Happy Memorial Day from eParisExtra.com

Happy Memorial Day from eParisExtra.com! We are so grateful for all the men and women who have served our country and made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedoms. “A nation reveals...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Flash Flood Watch Extended for Lamar County

Flash Flood Watch Extended for Lamar County

The National Weather service announced Monday morning that the Flash Flood Watch for portions of North Central Texas, Northeast Texas and South Central Texas, including Lamar County has been extended through this evening. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for heavy rain...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Thursday, May 21, 2015 the Roxton ISD Board of Trustees announced they were hiring Paul Trull as interim superintendent for the district. In April, Roxton Superintendent Trevor Rogers announced his resignation. Paul Trull was previously the superintendent for the Paris Independent School...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Disaster Declared in Lamar County

Disaster Declared in Lamar County

On Thursday, County Judge Chuck Superville issued a disaster declaration for Lamar County.  The declaration is due to the flash flooding and continuous rainfall the county has experience since early May. More rainfall is expected this weekend with a Flash Flood warning issued for Lamar County...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra

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Four Bedroom Home on over 9 Acres in NLISD

Four Bedroom Home on over 9 Acres in NLISD

Priced to sell! NLISD, 4 bedroom, 3 full bath on over 9 acres! This split master arrangement is perfect for the growing family and enjoy the bonus for additional living or game room. There are several outbuildings to utilize for work or play and a metal roof on the home for very low...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Thirty people were booked into the Lamar County Jail this weekend. Lester, William Alan, Assault (Class C) Upchurch, Stephen Anthony, Driving While Intoxicated 2nd; POSS CS PG 1>=4G<200G; Poss Marijuana<2oz Johnson, Damion Odell, DCC/Assault Family/House Member Impede Breath Baeza,...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
7 on 7 Football Sign Ups

7 on 7 Football Sign Ups

7 on 7 summer football sign ups are going on at the Boys and Girls Club through May 29th.  Fee to participate is $20. The league is for those entering 3rd through 8th grade in the fall.  Players will be assigned a Paris High football player as their coach.  All games are played on Saturdays,...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Clarksville Police Looking for Suspect in Death of Man

Clarksville Police Looking for Suspect in Death of Man

The Clarksville, TX Police Department is looking for a suspect in the death of Robert Benjamin Edwards and asking for help from the public. Edwards was discovered at his home, 402 E. College Avenue in Clarksville on November 11, 2014.  He was transported to the East Texas Medical Center in...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Wildcat Youth Football Camp

Paris Wildcat Youth Football Camp

Paris ISD will be hosting a youth football camp June 8-10 from 10am-noon at the Wildcat Stadium.  The camp is designed for kids going into 3rd through 6th grade. The cost of the camp is $15 and includes a camp t-shirt. Registration is open through June 3rd. Campers will be broken down by grade...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Happy Memorial Day from eParisExtra.com

Happy Memorial Day from eParisExtra.com

Happy Memorial Day from eParisExtra.com! We are so grateful for all the men and women who have served our country and made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedoms. “A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers.” ...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Flash Flood Watch Extended for Lamar County

Flash Flood Watch Extended for Lamar County

The National Weather service announced Monday morning that the Flash Flood Watch for portions of North Central Texas, Northeast Texas and South Central Texas, including Lamar County has been extended through this evening. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for heavy rain...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
U.S. Rep. Ratcliffe Reveals Limited Government Initiatives on Second Telephone Town Hall

U.S. Rep. Ratcliffe Reveals Limited Government Initiatives on Second Telephone Town Hall

U.S. Representative John Ratcliffe (R-Heath), who represents Northeast Texas including Lamar County, hosted his second telephone town hall this past Thursday in which almost 10 thousand constituents participated. He revealed information about several limited government initiatives he is...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
'Slow Roll' to be a Monthly Event

"Slow Roll" to be a Monthly Event

Paris Jr. High 8th grader Sahil Prakash’s first “Slow Roll”  was such a success that he has decided to make it a monthly event. The next “Slow Roll” will be held  on Monday, June 1st.  Riders will meet a 6pm at Market Square, located at 400 1st street SW in...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, May 25, 2015

Obituaries for Monday, May 25, 2015

Eunice Ford, 103, of the Rugby Community, passed away at 9:30 PM, Thursday, May 21, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family.  A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in the pavilion at Evergreen Cemetery with Dr. L.C. Stout officiating.  The family will be at the...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
8000 Sq. Feet Commerical Building on Bonham Street

8000 Sq. Feet Commerical Building on Bonham Street

Investor special! 8000 sq ft free standing commercial building previously used as general retail. High traffic intersection in west paris. Access off of bonham st as well as 19th NW. Includes 1250 sq ft free standing commercial building with tenant in place. Owner willing to divide property as...

05/24/2015 by eParisExtra
NL 4th Grader Walks in the Shoes of Her Principal

NL 4th Grader Walks in the Shoes of Her Principal

Hannah Jackson, 4th grader from Aaron Parker, walked a day in the shoes of Principal Tammie Bates after winning the highest bid at the Parker Spring Fling silent auction. Jackson began her day as principal at 7:45 in the morning.  Following closely behind Principal Bates, her day’s duties...

05/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Commercial Building on S. Church Street

Commercial Building on S. Church Street

CITY BLOCK BORDERED ON NORTH BY MISSOURI PACIFIC RR, WEST BY CHURCH ST, SOUTH BY SYCAMORE AND EAST BY 3RD SE. VALUE PRIMARILY IN LAND AND LOCATION. BUILDINGS WITH SOME REPAIRS CAN BE UTILIZED. $350,000. ...

05/23/2015 by eParisExtra
ATPE Presents Scholarships to NL Seniors

ATPE Presents Scholarships to NL Seniors

Cheyenne Whitney and Reily Preston, both 2015 graduates from North Lamar High School, were presented scholarships from the North Lamar Chapter of the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) to help with their post-secondary expenses.  Preston is planning to attend Oklahoma City...

05/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Texas Oncology Sponsors a Survivor's Banquet

Texas Oncology Sponsors a Survivor's Banquet

Texas Oncology will be sponsoring a Relay for Life of Lamar County “Survivor’s Banquet.” The banquet will be held on Thursday, June 18th at 6pm at the First Street Studio, which is located at 16 S.E. 1st Street in downtown Paris, and will be catered by Savory Sisters. RSVP...

05/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Arrest made in Blossom home invasion case

Arrest made in Blossom home invasion case

An arrest was made in the case of a home invasion that happened Wednesday night in the Blossom community, according to Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. On May 21, Lamar County Sheriff Detectives and Precinct One Constable Travis Rhodes arrested a Seqouyah Trey Bailey, a 19-year-old male subject...

05/22/2015 by Josh Allen
Three Bedroom Home on 24.98 Acres

Three Bedroom Home on 24.98 Acres

GRACIOUS SETTING. CUSTOM BUILT BY CHARLES FENDLEY. FORMAL LIVING WITH BUILT-INS AND GAS LOGS. WOOD FLOORING. DEN WITH LOTS OF WINDOWS AND GAS LOGS. GOURMET KITCHEN WITH CORIAN COUNTER-TOPS. DOUBLE OVEN AND LOTS OF CABINETS. MOVABLE ISLAND. BREAKFAST ROOM OVERLOOKS DECK AND PERGOLA ON SIDE...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Thursday, May 21, 2015 the Roxton ISD Board of Trustees announced they were hiring Paul Trull as interim superintendent for the district. In April, Roxton Superintendent Trevor Rogers announced his resignation. Paul Trull was previously the superintendent for the Paris Independent School...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Disaster Declared in Lamar County

Disaster Declared in Lamar County

On Thursday, County Judge Chuck Superville issued a disaster declaration for Lamar County.  The declaration is due to the flash flooding and continuous rainfall the county has experience since early May. More rainfall is expected this weekend with a Flash Flood warning issued for Lamar County...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Justiss Elementary School welcomes Pre-K students

Justiss Elementary School welcomes Pre-K students

Pre-K students from T.G. Givens and Lamar County Head Start annually visit and tour both Justiss and Aikin Elementary Schools to get to know their new home for the next year. Photographed singing the ABC Alphabet Song at Justiss with the pre-k students are Deedre Peck counselor, Renee Elmore...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Home Invasion Wednesday Night in Blossom

Home Invasion Wednesday Night in Blossom

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015 around 11:00 p.m. Lamar County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to South Holley, Street in Blossom in reference to a Burglary of Habitation. The homeowner woke up and found an intruder in her residence. The suspect then fled the residence on foot. The suspect was...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Community Choir Concert Dazzled Audience Monday Night

Community Choir Concert Dazzled Audience Monday Night

On Monday night, the Paris Community Choir presented their annual spring concert. The choir, a feature of the Paris Community Theatre sang a collection of songs that were designed to “put a smile on your face” according to choir director Pat Fowzer. The theme for this year’s concert was...

05/22/2015 by Greg Higgins
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Twelve people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:32 am on May 21st and 1:08am on May 22, 2015. Ginn, Rebecca Diane, MTAG/Assault Public Servant Davis, Christian Wayne, Criminal Nonsupport Cooper, Tosha Dionne, Parent Contributing to Non-Attendance; Fail to Appear Britten, Kera...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Valedictorian and Salutatorian Try Their Hand at Radio

North Lamar Valedictorian and Salutatorian Try Their Hand at Radio

2015 North Lamar Valedictorian Ashlyn Watson and Salutatorian Lindy Norris were D.J.’s for the Day on Paris’s MIX 107.7 radio show from 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday morning.  T hey shared their school experiences and plans to attend college with DJ Angelina. Watson will attend Texas A&M...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Woman Arrested When Found with Altered Prescription at Pharmacy

Paris Woman Arrested When Found with Altered Prescription at Pharmacy

47 year old Julie Ann Risinger, of Paris, was arrested at 10:57 A.M. on Thursday, May 21, 2015 when Paris Police responded to the CVS Pharmacy in the 500 block of Clarksville Street in reference to a fraud. It was found that Risinger had altered a prescription from her physician for a...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Chisum Sperintendent Substitutes in Kindergarten Classroom

Chisum Sperintendent Substitutes in Kindergarten Classroom

Chisum Superintendent Tommy Chalaire substitutes in Charlot Pickering’s Kindergarten class  for the afternoon. Mrs. Pickering’s name was drawn at the end of the year celebration last year for half day off while Mr. Chalaire covered her class. Students are in awe as he reads...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra