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Lamar National Bank Pop Money Event Today

Lamar National Bank invites you to a special event all day today to launch its newest product, Pop Money.  This event will feature lots of cash and prizes for both new and existing customers....

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra
District 7 Race Heats Up

District 7 Race Heats Up

Looking at early voting numbers, the race that is drawing the biggest number of early votes is for the District 7 seat on the Paris City Council. Denise Hutto Moffitt is challenging A.J. Hashmi for the seat. On Wednesday, April 29th another 87 votes were cast in that District. Yesterday was the...

04/30/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar’s Chenevey Named Academic All-American

North Lamar’s Chenevey Named Academic All-American

North Lamar High School senior Jared Chenevey has been named an Academic All-American by the National Speech and Debate Association.  “Requirements for this award are strenuous,” said Speech and Debate Coach Kristi Hodgkiss.   Recipients of the award must have a 3.7 GPA (on a 4.0...

04/30/2015 by eParisExtra
PEDC Board to Consult with Dallas Attorney Regarding Allegations Against Clifford and Defenbaugh

PEDC Board to Consult with Dallas Attorney Regarding Allegations Against Clifford and Defenbaugh

Tuesday, the board of the Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) met in a special called meeting  to discuss with their attorneys a letter sent by Ricky Hayes to the PEDC Board regarding false and defamatory statements made by Rebecca Clifford (pictured right) and included in last...

04/29/2015 by eParisExtra

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Citizens Continue to Participate in Early Voting

Citizens Continue to Participate in Early Voting

Early Voting for the three open seats on the Paris City Council continues. Another 108 people voted on Thursday, April 30th. Again the biggest number of votes cast was in District 7 in the race between A.J. Hashmi and Denise Hutto Moffitt.  57 votes were cast on Thursday, bringing the four day...

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra
WildCats' Hits Find Pirates' Gloves in Loss

WildCats' Hits Find Pirates' Gloves in Loss

Wednesday’s 5-1 District 15-4A loss at Pittsburg left Paris head baseball coach Bill Sikes with both good and bad news. “We hit the ball really well,” he said.  For a team that has scored a grand total of 8 runs in 6 district games against schools not named Liberty-Eylau, the...

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons tops NTCC in back-and-forth affair, 7-6

PJC Dragons tops NTCC in back-and-forth affair, 7-6

PJC Dragons and NTCC passed the lead back and forth eight times on Thursday at Paris, but in the end Paris Dragons pulled out a 7-6 win over NTCC. PJC Dragons pulled out the win thanks to a strong eighth inning. A wild pitch scored Rueben Rodriguez to give Paris Dragons the lead for...

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Prairiland Lady Patriots defeats Hughes Springs after late game triple, 6-5

Prairiland Lady Patriots defeats Hughes Springs after late game triple, 6-5

Prairiland Lady Patriots and Hughes Springs exchanged the lead six times on Thursday, but Prairiland Lady Patriots ended up on top with a 6-5 win in eight innings over Hughes Springs. Prairiland Lady Patriots pulled out the win thanks to a strong eighth inning. Prairiland Lady Patriots went...

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Nine people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 7:33am on 4/30/15 and 4:11am on 5/1/15. Avery, Kenneth Lee, III, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence Titsworth, Cassidy Eugene, Driving w/ License Invalid w/ previous conviction/suspension Moten, Rocoria Gurrell, Criminal...

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for May 1, 2015

Obituaries for May 1, 2015

Lorene Sullivan Lawler, 93, of Paris, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 2nd, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Tabor Cemetery. The family will...

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 4/30/15

Paris PD Arrests on 4/30/15

Five people were arrested by the Paris Police on April 30, 2015. Avery, Kenneth Lee, 37, Fail to Maintain; Expired Motor Vehicle; Fail to Appear Non Traffic Carrington, Pamela Lynn, 57, POSS CS PG 3<28G; Possession Marijuana<28G; Possession of Drug Goss, David Paul, 27, Driving W/License...

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High School Seniors Named Texas Scholars

Paris High School Seniors Named Texas Scholars

Fifty-three Paris High School seniors were named as Texas Scholars and recognized by the Lamar County Coalition of Education, Business, and Industry during a luncheon on April 29. Students were honored for completing a more rigorous schedule of courses and receiving high academic...

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Texas Scholars among those Honored by Coalition

North Lamar Texas Scholars among those Honored by Coalition

Seventy-two North Lamar High School seniors were recognized by the Lamar County Coalition of Education, Business, and Industry during a luncheon on Wednesday, April 29 at the Love Civic Center.  Students from North Lamar ISD, Chisum ISD, Paris ISD, Prairiland ISD, and Roxton ISD were honored...

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Early Registration Continues for North Lamar’s Pre-K, K and 1st Grade

Early Registration Continues for North Lamar’s Pre-K, K and 1st Grade

Registration for students entering North Lamar ISD’s pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classes will continue through the month of May.  Parents with students in private kindergarten whose child will be entering first grade at North Lamar in August 2015 may pre-register their child as...

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar National Bank Pop Money Event Today

Lamar National Bank Pop Money Event Today

Lamar National Bank invites you to a special event all day today to launch its newest product, Pop Money.  This event will feature lots of cash and prizes for both new and existing customers.  Come by to try out Pop Money, the new person-to-person payment product that allows you to safely...

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons jumps on Bossier Parish early and coasts to 15-1 win

PJC Dragons jumps on Bossier Parish early and coasts to 15-1 win

Dragons jumped out to an early lead on Bossier Parish and captured a 15-1 victory on Wednesday. The game was decided quickly as Dragons exerted its will early with 11 runs in the first three innings. , an RBI double by Breanna Pavatt, an RBI single by Sierra Valdez, and a two-run double by...

04/30/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Spanish National Honor Society inducts 20 new members

PHS Spanish National Honor Society inducts 20 new members

Paris High School’s Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica recently welcomed its newest members in an induction ceremony.  This honor society is for high school students of high academic achievement enrolled in Spanish and Portuguese. The society is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers...

04/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on 4/29/15. Fox, Michael David, BS/Theft Property>=$50<$500; BS/Criminal Trespass (4 counts) Smith, Andrew Martyn, Prohibited Weapon Switchblade/Knuckles Perry, David Wayne, Theft Property>=$500<$1500 Boggs, Jonathan Lane,...

04/30/2015 by eParisExtra
District 7 Race Heats Up

District 7 Race Heats Up

Looking at early voting numbers, the race that is drawing the biggest number of early votes is for the District 7 seat on the Paris City Council. Denise Hutto Moffitt is challenging A.J. Hashmi for the seat. On Wednesday, April 29th another 87 votes were cast in that District. Yesterday was the...

04/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Last Day to Apply for Leadership Lamar County 2-15-2016 Class

Last Day to Apply for Leadership Lamar County 2-15-2016 Class

Application deadline for the 2015-2016 Leadership Lamar County is today. If you, or someone you know, is interested in applying for the class beginning in September 2015, the application must be submitted by APRIL 30, 2015. Here is a link to the...

04/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Thursday, April 30th

Obituaries for Thursday, April 30th

Claude Haywood, “Chet” Hilyer, age 73 of Paris, entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 27, 2015. Born on June 18, 1941 in Montgomery, AL, he served his country for over 21 years in the United States Navy. Hilyer first served in the USN submarine service from 1958 to 1962 and returned to...

04/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests 4/29/15

Paris PD Arrests 4/29/15

Paris Police responded to 94 calls for service and arrested 4 persons on April 29, 2015. Bridgers, Gerald Russell, 29, Assault Class A Mitchell, Tiffany Pershaun, 34, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Perry, David Wayne, 42, Theft Property>=$500<$1500 Smith, Andrew Martyn, 25, Prohibited...

04/30/2015 by eParisExtra
$74,000 Catapillar Backhoe Tractor Reported Stolen

$74,000 Catapillar Backhoe Tractor Reported Stolen

A report to the Paris Police on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, states that a Catapillar backhoe had been stolen in the 1200 block of SW 19th Street. The tractor was described as being yellow and black in color and not having an enclosed cab. The tractor had been last used on April 22nd and parked...

04/30/2015 by eParisExtra
New Construction in The Hills

New Construction in The Hills

New Construction – The Hills. Real hardwood floors, granite / marble on all counter tops, custom cabinets, stainless appliances that include double oven, gas cook top, microwave, compactor, DW and warming drawer, neutral colors, foam insulation, security system, pre-construction piers....

04/30/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar’s Chenevey Named Academic All-American

North Lamar’s Chenevey Named Academic All-American

North Lamar High School senior Jared Chenevey has been named an Academic All-American by the National Speech and Debate Association.  “Requirements for this award are strenuous,” said Speech and Debate Coach Kristi Hodgkiss.   Recipients of the award must have a 3.7 GPA (on a 4.0...

04/30/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board of Regents Modifies Curriculum

PJC Board of Regents Modifies Curriculum

A requirement by the State of Texas to offer 60-hour degrees led to curriculum changes approved by the Paris Junior College Board of Regents on Monday evening. Adopted were changes to certificates in Business, Cosmetology, Jewelry, Computer Science, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Radiology,...

04/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Yahoo’s Bodyprint technology uses capacitive touchscreens for biometric authentication

Yahoo’s Bodyprint technology uses capacitive touchscreens for biometric authentication

In the early days of the iPhone, many users found themselves enamored by the device’s capacitive touchscreen. The naked human finger usurped the stylus and mouse cursor and claimed dominance as the one true input device for all our mobile computing needs. We began to use our fingers to tap,...

04/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Holy Cross Spring Salad Luncheon

Holy Cross Spring Salad Luncheon

The Annual Spring Salad Luncheon hosted by the Women of Holy Cross will be Thursday, May 7th from 11am-1:30pm. Lunch is $9 and includes your choice of salads, homemade dessert, coffee or tea. The luncheon is at the Holy Cross Episcopal Church Parish Hall, located at 331 1st Street SE (behind...

04/30/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Project Graduation Garage Sale

PHS Project Graduation Garage Sale

Paris High School Project Graduation 2015 is holding a HUGE GARAGE SALE on  Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 8am to 3 pm . The sale will be held at the Paris Junior High School FIELD HOUSE, located at  2400 Jefferson Road, Paris, Texas. Lots of miscellaneous items, clothing and household...

04/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

According to the Inmate Bookings Report released by the Lamar County Sheriff Department, eight people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 8:36am on 4/28/15 and 3:45am on 4/29/15. Earls, Alphia Megan, MTR/Agg Assault w/Deadly Weapon Alvarez, Virginia, Theft...

04/29/2015 by eParisExtra