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Early Dismissals

Paris ISD, North Lamar ISD and Prairiland ISD have announced it will dismiss all campuses at 2pm today due to inclement weather. Additionally games and practices today have been cancelled as...

02/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Chisum Students Participating in Visual Arts Scholastic Event all Earn Gold Medals

Chisum Students Participating in Visual Arts Scholastic Event all Earn Gold Medals

Chisum High School Art Department had 16 students, and total of 28 pieces compete at this year’s Visual Arts Scholastic Event. Every single student received a perfect score, which merits them a Gold Medal! There were almost 400 pieces of art at this year’s contest. Of those 400...

02/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in March at PJC

Continuing Education in March at PJC

Those wishing to learn how to fix and maintain their homes will be interested in Home Repair Made Easy, one of many continuing education courses offered in March at Paris Junior College. Unless otherwise noted, all classes are offered in the Bobby R. Walters Workforce Training...

02/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Powderly Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chili Supper

Powderly Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chili Supper

The Powderly Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Chili Supper and Auction is this Saturday, February 28th from 5pm-8pm at Aaron Parker Elementary School. Tickets are $5 at the door. For more information or to donate a cake or pie, call Ed Handley at 903-669-6682. ...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra

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Wildcat Basketball Postponed until Saturday

Wildcat Basketball Postponed until Saturday

Due to inclement weather, the Paris Wildcat basketball game has been postponed from tonight in Royce City to tomorrow at 5pm in Princeton.  The undefeated Paris Wildcats will take on Ferris.  Paris has defeated Ferris twice already this season.  A third win will advance them to the regional...

02/27/2015 by eParisExtra
38.4 Gorgeous Acres in Roxton

38.4 Gorgeous Acres in Roxton

Perfect building site for Frank Loyd Wright style home using huge rock for deck overlooking 1 AC rock base pond. Nature lover ‘s paradise with thick woods and open area, perfect for ATV fun.  Located on FM 38 in Roxton. $249,600. ...

02/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Early Dismissals

Early Dismissals

Paris ISD, North Lamar ISD and Prairiland ISD have announced it will dismiss all campuses at 2pm today due to inclement weather. Additionally games and practices today have been cancelled as well.  Chisum buses will run at 1:30pm. ...

02/27/2015 by eParisExtra
16 Year Old Murder Suspect Hearing Postponed

16 Year Old Murder Suspect Hearing Postponed

A hearing to determine if a 16 year old male  suspect charged in the murder of his grandmother will be tried as an adult has been postponed. The 16 year old former North Lamar student and his 17 year old girlfriend, Ashley Morrison, were arrested in December for the murder of Annie Lois...

02/27/2015 by eParisExtra
More Snow Expected Friday

More Snow Expected Friday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Lamar County from today until 6pm on Saturday, February 28th. Snow is likely today, with an accumulation of 1-2 inches. Light snow or freezing drizzle is likely tonight. Freezing rain and freezing drizzle to continue on...

02/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrest Report for 2/26/15

Paris PD Arrest Report for 2/26/15

Paris Police Officers arrested eight people on Thursday, February 26, 2015. The adults arrested include: Acevedo, Joe William, 29, MAN DEL CS PG 1>=4G<200G Dennis, Randy Hugh, 51, Driving While Keisler, Melissa Kay, MTR Probation (2 counts) Massey, Christopher Jay, 32, Fail to Appear Non...

02/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Chisum Students Participating in Visual Arts Scholastic Event all Earn Gold Medals

Chisum Students Participating in Visual Arts Scholastic Event all Earn Gold Medals

Chisum High School Art Department had 16 students, and total of 28 pieces compete at this year’s Visual Arts Scholastic Event. Every single student received a perfect score, which merits them a Gold Medal! There were almost 400 pieces of art at this year’s contest. Of those 400...

02/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in March at PJC

Continuing Education in March at PJC

Those wishing to learn how to fix and maintain their homes will be interested in Home Repair Made Easy, one of many continuing education courses offered in March at Paris Junior College. Unless otherwise noted, all classes are offered in the Bobby R. Walters Workforce Training...

02/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Eleven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on 2/26/15. Williams, Lexie, Failure to Attend School Ward, Cody, Proof of Financial Responsibility Gautney, Sarah, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Dickens, Danny Lee, Jr. Theft Proeprty>=$50<$500 Stephenson, David Charles, Agg Assualt...

02/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for February 27, 2015

Obituaries for February 27, 2015

EDWIN J. GRIFFIN, 88, known as “Jerrell” to family and friends, passed from this life on Tuesday February 24, 2015 as his home in Powderly. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday March 1, 2015 in the chapel of Starrett Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Seale officiating. Private...

02/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Five Steps to Feel More Confident about Your Retirement

Five Steps to Feel More Confident about Your Retirement

It’s natural to have mixed emotions about retirement – it’s a huge life change that people spend most of their working life preparing for. While the thought of retirement is exciting, the options and advice available can sometimes seem overwhelming and complex. There are several simple...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
The Results Companies Hosting a Hiring Event on Saturday

The Results Companies Hosting a Hiring Event on Saturday

The Results Companies in Paris is  still growing and has 230 positions to fill within the next two months. They are hosting a HIRING EVENT Saturday, February 28th * 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 3052 Clarksville Street (next to Sears). To expedite the interview process during the job fair,...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 2/25/15

Paris PD Arrests on 2/25/15

Four people were arrested by the Paris Police Department on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.  The adults arrested include: Dickens, Danny Lee, 30, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Gautney, Sarah, 25, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Maytubby, Martin Lynnel, 34, Fail to Maintain; Expired Operator...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Powderly Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chili Supper

Powderly Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chili Supper

The Powderly Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Chili Supper and Auction is this Saturday, February 28th from 5pm-8pm at Aaron Parker Elementary School. Tickets are $5 at the door. For more information or to donate a cake or pie, call Ed Handley at 903-669-6682. ...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
United Way Community Needs Survey

United Way Community Needs Survey

The United Way of Lamar County is asking for Lamar County residents to complete a Community Needs Survey. If you live in Lamar County the United Way needs to know what you feel are the most critical needs in our community.  Your answers to these questions will assist the United Way in...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Seven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 1:13am on 2/25 and 4:13am on 2/26/15. Butterfield, Edward Allan, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Keen, Jerry Don, Violation Bond/Protective Order; Order Resetting Bond/Agg Assault Date Williams, Lexie, Failure to Attend School Ward, Cody,...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
City Council Refuses Planning and Zoning Commission Recommendation

City Council Refuses Planning and Zoning Commission Recommendation

Wednesday night the Paris City Council  voted unanimously against  the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission to add a new use to the City Zoning ordinance regarding the zoning of a proposed Recyclers Depot on the 4200 block of Lamar Avenue. Citizens spoke out against the...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
VIDEO GAME REVIEW: Resident Evil HD Remaster

VIDEO GAME REVIEW: Resident Evil HD Remaster

Revival Horror In 1996, game designer Shinji Mikami gave the world the “survival horror.” Despite its likely origin as a silly nonsense marketing term, “survival horror” created an entirely new genre of video game, starting with Resident Evil. Players would associate the term with...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom in Reno

Three Bedroom in Reno

Beautifully maintained and only the second owner! Tall ceilings, crown molding, new wood laminate flooring, recent paint in bathrooms and more. The kitchen is spacious with custom cabinets, a work island with bar and pantry. The split master arrangement allows for additional privacy and you...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Panthers Cruise Past Bullard in Bi-District Playoffs

Panthers Cruise Past Bullard in Bi-District Playoffs

(Photo by Bill Higgins) Levi Porter walking the ball up against Paris High earlier in the season. It didn’t take long for the North Lamar Panthers to assert themselves as the dominant team Tuesday night. In their Bi-District matchup with Bullard, the Panthers started fast and cruised to a...

02/25/2015 by Greg Higgins
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

The Lamar County Sheriff Department booked 7 inmates into the Lamar County Jail between 3:13am on 2/24 and 1:18am on 2/25/15. Keen, Jerry Don, Agg Assault Date/Family/House W/Weapon Moore, Jeffery Woodrow, Poss CS PG 1<1G; Poss Marijuana<2oz Criscuoli, Stephen Anthony, Criminal...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Unbeaten Wildcats Play Friday Night

Unbeaten Wildcats Play Friday Night

The undefeated Paris Wildcats continue their Class 4A playoff journey later this week against the Ferris Yellowjackets. The Playoff game is Friday, February 27th at 7pm in Royse City. The Cats, now 33-0, have previously beaten Ferris by margins of 18 and 41 points.  Will the third time be the...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 2/24/15

Paris PD Arrests on 2/24/15

Paris Police responded to 71 calls for service and arrested five persons on February 24, 2015. Butterfield, Edward Allan, 57, Assault Family Violence Class A Gray, Billy Wayne, 37, Public Intoxication Keen, Jerry Don, 52, Violation Bond/Protective Order Robertson, Tanavionne Marcell, 22,...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Respond to Four Weather Related Accidents

Paris Police Respond to Four Weather Related Accidents

Over the past 48 hours, Paris Police Officers  have responded to four weather related accidents. Three vehicles have struck guard rails due to inclement weather with no injuries. At 11:26 P.M. on Wednesday, February 24, 2014 Officers responded to a vehicle accident in the 400 block of NE...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Texas Attorney General's Office Warns of Scam

Texas Attorney General's Office Warns of Scam

A malicious new spam email featuring Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s name and an arrest threat has recently hit inboxes statewide. Email text The fraudulent email message, which may include the subject line, “FINAL NOTICE”, is given the false appearance of legitimacy because it is...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Digital Kidnapping on the Rise

Digital Kidnapping on the Rise

In today’s world most people don’t think twice about posting a cute picture of their kid on social media.  But this trend of sharing photos of kids may be coming to an end or at least slowing down. In the past couple of days warnings have been issued regarding what’s being...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra