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Dylan's Drivers Rides for a Reason September 19th

The 4th Annual “Rides for a Reason” benefitting Dylan’s Drivers is to be held Saturday, September 19th at the Love Civic Center. The day will begin at 8am with a 5K Run/Walk...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board of Regents approves tax rate, adopts budget

PJC Board of Regents approves tax rate, adopts budget

A formal budget and tax hearing at Paris Junior College brought no comments from the public Monday evening. During the regularly scheduled meeting, the Board of Regents then voted to approve the 2015-2016 tax rate of .1875, and adopted an annual operating budget of $35,745,475 for...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD'S Allison Hanley is the Region VIII Elementary Teacher of the Year

Paris ISD'S Allison Hanley is the Region VIII Elementary Teacher of the Year

Allison Hanley, Justiss Elementary School Third Grade Math Teacher, has been selected to represent Region VIII Education Service Center as the Elementary Teacher of the Year. Since 1969, the Texas State Teacher of the Year (TOY) Program has honored excellence in classroom education and provided...

08/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Back to School Spurs Backpack Donation

Back to School Spurs Backpack Donation

Seventy-five backpacks loaded with school supplies were donated to Everett Elementary School by Heritage House of Paris.  Business Development Specialist Cary Scott, right, and Sales Manager Candace White, second from right, donated the backpacks for Everett’s second and third grade...

08/24/2015 by eParisExtra

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Gorgeous Home in Beaver Creek

Gorgeous Home in Beaver Creek

You ‘ll love this gorgeous 2-story residence located in the established Beaver Creek neighborhood. This stylish 3 bedroom, 2 & 1/2 bath home comes complete with two living areas, a home office, a formal dining room & a large den. The floor plan encompasses large bedrooms with a...

4 hours ago by eParisExtra
Hit and Run in Clarksville Ends in Gunfire

Hit and Run in Clarksville Ends in Gunfire

On Tuesday, August 25th, the Clarksville Police received a call of a hit and run vehicle accident.  in Clarksville ended in gunfire between police and the suspect. Bobby Warthan Jr., 58, of Annona, was reportedly was involved the accident, leaving the scene and driving off toward the...

4 hours ago by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Department Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Department Inmate Bookings

Seven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on August 27, 2015. Hollaway, Annette  Lavonne, Theft Property>=$1500<$20K Ladell, Joe Earl, Jr. Driving while Intoxicated Malone, Ross Delton, CCC-Harassment; Harassment White, Danny Glenn, CCC/DWI Nowell, Larry Wayne, CCC-DWI 2nd;...

5 hours ago by eParisExtra
PJC Continuing Education in September

PJC Continuing Education in September

Paris Junior College’s continuing education department is offering many different classes in September, ranging from painting to health care to driver’s education and truck driving. Unless otherwise stated, all courses are in the Bobby R. Walters Workforce Training Center. For...

5 hours ago by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests 8/27/15

Paris PD Arrests 8/27/15

Paris Police responded to 105 calls for service, and arrested 7 persons on August 27, 2015. Dudley, Virginia John, 26, Speeding Gentry, Victoria Rene, 34, Motor Vehicle Inspection Ladell, Joe Earl, 47, Driving While Intoxicated Lawrence, Tracy Leonard, 48, Public Intoxication Nelson, Coty...

5 hours ago by eParisExtra
Paris Man Arrested for Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle

Paris Man Arrested for Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle

Paris Police Officers arrested 24 year old Coty Duane Nelson, (pictured) of Paris, at 11:11 A.M. on Thursday, August 27, 2015. Officers recognized Nelson and had knowledge that Nelson was wanted on a warrant charging him with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. The warrant was a result of an...

5 hours ago by eParisExtra
17 Year Old Arrested in Theft of $74,000 Backhoe

17 Year Old Arrested in Theft of $74,000 Backhoe

17 year old Johnny Glynn Smith, Jr. (pictured) was arrested at 2:03 P.M. on Thursday, August 27, 2015 on a warrant charging him with felony theft. The warrant stemmed from an investigation where a Catapillar backhoe had been stolen on April 29, 2015 from the 1200 block of SW 19th Street. The...

5 hours ago by eParisExtra
Paris Soccer Association Registration

Paris Soccer Association Registration

The Paris Soccer Association (PSA) has announced that registration for the Fall 2015 season will be held Saturday, August 29th from 9am-2pm and again on Monday, August 31st from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the PSA Soccer Fields next to Dragon Park. Late sign ups will be accepted through Friday, September...

6 hours ago by eParisExtra
PCT Children’s Theatre Classes

PCT Children’s Theatre Classes

The fall semester of children’s theatre classes offered  through the Paris Community Theatre will start the week of Monday, September 14th. Parents can register their children on the first day of class or to be guaranteed a space in the class, register at the PCT Box Office. All classes...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom Home in Powderly

Four Bedroom Home in Powderly

Quiet, serene country living secluded at the back of Doe Run development. Pretty corner lot with mature oaks scattered. Custom built 4 bedroom/2.5 baths on 1.48 acres. Home features open living with breakfast room, breakfast bar and fully equipped kitchen. Larry Young custom cabinets with...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
PISD Reminder on Student Seating Policy at Home Games

PISD Reminder on Student Seating Policy at Home Games

With the first Wildcat home pre-district football game Friday night at 7:30pm vs. Mount Pleasant, PISD administrators are reminding students, parents and visitors of the seating policy at home games. Sections A and B (south end of the home side bleachers nearest Loop 286) are reserved for...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Dylan's Drivers Rides for a Reason September 19th

Dylan's Drivers Rides for a Reason September 19th

The 4th Annual “Rides for a Reason” benefitting Dylan’s Drivers is to be held Saturday, September 19th at the Love Civic Center. The day will begin at 8am with a 5K Run/Walk sponsored by Orr Honda, followed by the Dylan Ballard Memorial Motorcycle Ride at 9am. There will also...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 8/26/15

Paris PD Arrests on 8/26/15

Three people were arrested by the Paris Police on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Nance, Matthew, 22, Expired Motor Vehicle Reg; Fail to Appear Non Traffic Nelson, Christi Dawn, 37, MAN DEL CS PG 1<1G; Fail to Display Driver’s License; Violate Promise to Appear, Assault, Possession of...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Upgrades and Repairs Being Made at Woodall

Upgrades and Repairs Being Made at Woodall

The Paris Optimist Club announced that repair and upgrade work is in progress at Charles Taylor Youth Complex / Woodall Fields. There were ten field lights replaced earlier this week. Electrical upgrades, replacement of wooden bridge and other upgrades will continue in preparation for the start...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on August 26, 2015. Freeland, Wesley Frank, Theft Property<$1500 2/more previous convictions Gregory, Rachel Dawn, MTR: Theft Property>=$50<$500 Witt, Robyn Lynn, Theft Property>=$20<$500 By Check Post, Austin Bradford, Unsafe...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Thursday, August 27, 2015

Obituaries for Thursday, August 27, 2015

Timothy Daniel Bowman, 57, son of Thomas and Juanita Bowman, suddenly passed from this Earth on August 26, 2015 in Plano Texas.  He was born on May 5, 1958 in Paris Texas and was immediately the center of attention.  He basked in being the Center and his Maternal Grandmother named him...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Wildcat Tailgate Party Tomorrow

Wildcat Tailgate Party Tomorrow

The first home game for the Wildcats is this Friday against Mt. Pleasant.  With that, we have a few announcements for everyone. Football Season Tickets – You can still secure season tickets for the 2015 schedule.  Please contact Nancy Morgan as soon as possible at the athletics office...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom Home on Wilburn

Four Bedroom Home on Wilburn

UNBELIEVABLE HOME FOR THE MONEY. TAKE A LOOK AT THIS SPACIOUS HOME ON BEAUTIFUL WOODED LOT, PRIVATE INGROUND SWIMMING POOL. HUGE KITCHEN WITH MANY BUILTINS, SIDE DECK OFF MASTER SUITE, SUNROOM/EXERCISE ROOM, VAULTED CEILINGS. LOTS OF SPACE AND ROOM FOR ENTERTAINING FAMILY AND FRIENDS. Paris...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Reno Police Arrests Two for Breaking into a Vehicle

Reno Police Arrests Two for Breaking into a Vehicle

Reno Police Department Officers arrested two males, one of which was a juvenile, for burglarizing a local resident’s vehicle. Just after 4:00am on Tuesday August 25th, 2015 Reno Police made contact with two male subjects on bicycles near Fossil Creek Storage on Lamar Road carrying backpacks....

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Tax Increase for City of Paris Looks Possible

Tax Increase for City of Paris Looks Possible

On Monday night, the Paris City Council unanimously agreed to set the proposed tax rate a penny higher than last year’s rate. They left open the option to decrease that rate hike at a special meeting called for Monday, August 31st.  This meeting is open to the public and will include a...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Tax Credit Seminar hosted by Paris Main Street

Tax Credit Seminar hosted by Paris Main Street

A Texas State Tax Credit Seminar is scheduled for this Thursday August 27th in the City Council Chambers at 6:30pm, hosted by the Paris Main Street Program. Valerie Magolan, a tax credit program specialist with the Texas Historical Commission Architecture Division in Austin, will lead the...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Ten people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 9:14am and 11:20pm on August 25, 2015. Cook, Kelly Leon, Bond Surrender: Unl Poss Firearm by Felon Lyons, Jaelon Jawan, Poss Dangerous Drug; Burglary of a Vehicle Caggiano, Carmine, MTAG-Driving W/License Invalid w/Previous...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board of Regents approves tax rate, adopts budget

PJC Board of Regents approves tax rate, adopts budget

A formal budget and tax hearing at Paris Junior College brought no comments from the public Monday evening. During the regularly scheduled meeting, the Board of Regents then voted to approve the 2015-2016 tax rate of .1875, and adopted an annual operating budget of $35,745,475 for...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 8/25/15

Paris PD Arrests on 8/25/15

Paris Police Officers responded to 102 calls for service, and arrested 5 persons on August 25, 2015. The adults arrested include: Davis, Christopher, 38, Fail to Maintain; Fail to Display Driver’s Fletcher, John Roy, 36, Forgery Financial Smith, Robert Dewayne, 34, Fail to Report Address...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Assault Call at George Wright Homes

Assault Call at George Wright Homes

Paris Police responded to an assault call in the 100 block of George Wright Homes at 8:37 P.M. on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. According to the report, the 29 year old victim was attempting to park her vehicle when she had a confrontation with some juveniles that were blocking the driveway....

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Generation X: Taking Retirement into Their Own Hands

Generation X: Taking Retirement into Their Own Hands

With all the attention paid to baby boomers, it’s hard to believe another generation is rapidly approaching retirement age. In 2015, the first wave of Generation X is turning fifty. And Gen Xers are taking retirement into their own hands. According to the recent Ameriprise Financial...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra