Paris, TX 67°F Clear

Featured Paris Texas News

28th Uncle Jesse Big Bass Classic Results - Paris Texas News

28th Uncle Jesse Big Bass Classic Results

Saturday was a perfect day for fishing.  It was also a perfect day for the 28th Annual Uncle Jesse Big Bass Classic, the annual fundraiser for Denver Pyle’s Children Charities.  273...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Southwest Laughfest Competition This Saturday

Southwest Laughfest Competition This Saturday

Over 30 stand up comedians from over 4 states, will convene on Paris this Saturday May 9th as part of the Southwest Laughfest Competition. Paris was selected as one of five cities to host the preliminary round (San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Tucson, Albuquerque, Paris). The winner from...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar-Delta Retired Teachers Award PJC Scholarships

Lamar-Delta Retired Teachers Award PJC Scholarships

Three area high school students received Lamar-Delta Retired Teachers and School Employees Association scholarships at the organization’s spring luncheon held in the Paris Junior College Ballroom. The $1,000 scholarships are awarded to seniors in public school in Lamar or Delta counties who...

05/04/2015 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

Recent Paris Texas News

28th Uncle Jesse Big Bass Classic Results

28th Uncle Jesse Big Bass Classic Results

Saturday was a perfect day for fishing.  It was also a perfect day for the 28th Annual Uncle Jesse Big Bass Classic, the annual fundraiser for Denver Pyle’s Children Charities.  273 anglers and 26 teams completed for cash and prizes with the $5,000 grand prize going to Kent Driggers for...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Southwest Laughfest Competition This Saturday

Southwest Laughfest Competition This Saturday

Over 30 stand up comedians from over 4 states, will convene on Paris this Saturday May 9th as part of the Southwest Laughfest Competition. Paris was selected as one of five cities to host the preliminary round (San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Tucson, Albuquerque, Paris). The winner from...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons falls to Blinn 4-3

PJC Dragons falls to Blinn 4-3

Alexa Anzaldua did all she could to give Dragons a boost, but it wasn’t enough to get past Blinn, as Dragons lost 4-3 in eight innings on Saturday. Anzaldua was solid at the plate for Dragons. Anzaldua went 3-4, drove in one and scored one run. She singled in the second, fourth, and...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Lauren Miller's big day not enough, as Prairiland Lady Patriots loses 9-1 to Hughes Springs

Lauren Miller's big day not enough, as Prairiland Lady Patriots loses 9-1 to Hughes Springs

Despite four hits, Prairiland Lady Patriots lost 9-1 to Hughes Springs on Saturday at Lean park. Hughes Springs couldn’t get anything going as long as Bri Calabria was in the circle. Hughes Springs managed just three hits off of Calabria, who allowed three earned runs, walked none and...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Hines, Angela Janette, Poss Marijuana<2oz Butler, Dolan Chase, Poss Marijuana<2oz Clark, Derik John, Violation of Parole Sikes, Kimberly Denise, Driving While Intoxicated/Open Alcohol Container; POSS CS PG 3<28G Smith, Krista Dianne, MTAG/Theft Property>=$1500<$20K Wise, Ricky...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar-Delta Retired Teachers Award PJC Scholarships

Lamar-Delta Retired Teachers Award PJC Scholarships

Three area high school students received Lamar-Delta Retired Teachers and School Employees Association scholarships at the organization’s spring luncheon held in the Paris Junior College Ballroom. The $1,000 scholarships are awarded to seniors in public school in Lamar or Delta counties who...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Possible Attempted Burglary Sunday Morning on East Oak Street

Possible Attempted Burglary Sunday Morning on East Oak Street

Paris Police Department officers responded to an audible burglar alarm at 11:44 A.M. on Sunday, May 3, 2015 in the 100 block of East Oak Street. Officers found a door that had been left open. It appeared that someone had entered the business by pushing an upstairs window open and left when the...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris Police responded to 314 calls for service and arrested 14 persons over the past 72 hour period ending at midnight on May 03, 2015. Brown, Ryan Evan, 38, theft Property>=$50<$500 Butler, Ricky Dolan Chase, 24, Possession Marijuana<2oz Chapman, Lisa Gayle, 41, Theft Property...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Investigating an Alleged Assault

Paris Police Investigating an Alleged Assault

Paris Police responded to PRMC Emergency Room at 1:11 A.M. on May 2, 2015 in reference to a call of an assault that had occurred in the 2800 block of Stillhouse Road. Officers spoke with the 65 year old victim who stated that she had confronted an 18 year old female that has been living with...

05/04/2015 by eParisExtra
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
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