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Paris murder suspects apprehended in Oklahoma

Authorities have arrested two juvenile suspects at a hotel in Sapulpa, Oklahoma, which is a suburb of Tulsa. Both suspects — a male and female — are under the age of 18 and are...

12/18/2014 by Josh Allen
Murder north of Paris

Murder north of Paris

Sometime on Thursday afternoon a murder occurred a few miles north of Paris in close proximity to Highway 271, where it has been confirmed that a woman’s body was found by authorities. The Lamar County Sheriff’s Department and Texas Rangers are currently investigating the scene. Few...

12/18/2014 by Josh Allen
Final Weekend of 'Alice in Wonderland' at PCT

Final Weekend of "Alice in Wonderland" at PCT

The final weekend of the Paris Community Theatre’s production of “Alice in Wonderland” is this weekend. Performances are Thursday, December 18th, Friday, December 19th and Saturday, December 20th all at 7:30pm and then a final matinee performance of Sunday, December 21st at...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Wassail Fest Winner

Wassail Fest Winner

The Winners of this year’s Wassail Fest, held last Saturday afternoon is Paris Baby (pictured).  Paris Baby has the title of 2014 Wassail Miester Winners.  Kim Montgomery was also awarded  $100 Downtown Dollars for tasting Wassail in every participating downtown store.   ...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra

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Paris murder suspects apprehended in Oklahoma

Paris murder suspects apprehended in Oklahoma

Authorities have arrested two juvenile suspects at a hotel in Sapulpa, Oklahoma, which is a suburb of Tulsa. Both suspects — a male and female — are under the age of 18 and are believed to be connected to the murder that occurred a few miles north of Paris on Thursday. According to...

12/18/2014 by Josh Allen
Murder north of Paris

Murder north of Paris

Sometime on Thursday afternoon a murder occurred a few miles north of Paris in close proximity to Highway 271, where it has been confirmed that a woman’s body was found by authorities. The Lamar County Sheriff’s Department and Texas Rangers are currently investigating the scene. Few...

12/18/2014 by Josh Allen
Final Weekend of 'Alice in Wonderland' at PCT

Final Weekend of "Alice in Wonderland" at PCT

The final weekend of the Paris Community Theatre’s production of “Alice in Wonderland” is this weekend. Performances are Thursday, December 18th, Friday, December 19th and Saturday, December 20th all at 7:30pm and then a final matinee performance of Sunday, December 21st at...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Community Grant Awarded to NLHS

Community Grant Awarded to NLHS

North Lamar High School principal Clint Hildreth (left) accepts a $500 check from Kwik Check Food Stores District Manager Nathan Graham (right). The grant, which was made possible through ExxonMobil Corporation, was awarded to the school on Wednesday, December 17 and will be used to help...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Chisum PALS Collect Food

Chisum PALS Collect Food

The Chisum ISD Mustang PALS set a goal of collecting 600 food items for needy families.  If the goal was reached, everyone would get extra recess time. They were delighted to make a final count and discover students had contributed 1026 items of food for 11 needy families in our district. ...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Freshmen Named to All-Region Band

North Lamar Freshmen Named to All-Region Band

On December 8, North Lamar 9th grade band students went to Texas High School to compete with other freshmen across the region for spots in the Region 4 9th grade honor band. “Out of 71 spots our students claimed 32 of them,” said assistant band director Jason R. Smith.  “Quite...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Thursday, December 18, 2014

Obituaries for Thursday, December 18, 2014

Benjamin Lee (Ben) Floyd, 30, of Houston passed away at his residence on Saturday December 13, 2014. Ben was born on November 30, 1984 in Paris a son of Timothy and Rhonda Brooks Floyd. He was employed as Global Technology Lead @ Wood Group Integrity Management. Ben was a member of Calvary...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Department Entry Exam on January 13th

Paris Police Department Entry Exam on January 13th

The Paris Police Department Entry Exam will be administered on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 6:00 PM at the Paris Police Department, located at 2910 Clarksville Street. Applications close on Friday, January 9th at 5:00 PM.  All applications have to be returned to the Civil Service Director’s...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
MOVIE REVIEW: Moses Supposes and Other Unsightly Renderings from Exodus: Gods and Kings

MOVIE REVIEW: Moses Supposes and Other Unsightly Renderings from Exodus: Gods and Kings

In recent years, superhero storylines and biblical narratives have become popular cinema fare.  For all the depths that can be plumbed as to why the American psyche has returned to the familiarity of such timeless pathos, director Ridley Scott’s new film, Exodus:  Gods and Kings, curiously...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
A Japanese geek-chic timepiece: Sony’s FES E-Ink Watch

A Japanese geek-chic timepiece: Sony’s FES E-Ink Watch

While Sony Pictures is encountering some severe issues due to their recent hack, other divisions of Sony have been secretly developing some interesting, and even fashionable, wearable technology. The “smartwatch” is still in its infancy, but there’s still plenty of room for breakthoughs...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept Inmate Bookings

Sixteen people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:32am on Wednesday, December 17th and 5:26am on Thursday, December 18, 2014. Dangerfield, Cedric, Theft Property>=$50<$500; Fail to Identify Fugitive Intent Give False Wood, Lesley Hayes, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Department Arrests on 12/18/14

Paris Police Department Arrests on 12/18/14

Darnell, Paul Darren, 44, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Sanders, Sammy Jack, 33, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Sharp, Richard Derrick, 31, Deadly Conduct Woodall, Ashley Nicole, 27, Fail to Maintain; Motor Vehicle Inspection ...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Party Barn Christmas Monday Night

Party Barn Christmas Monday Night

Don’t miss  the Party Barn Church Christmas event at Richard Drake’s Party Barn. Party Barn Christmas will feature a meal catered by Hole in the Wall, music, a message, and an opportunity to make a difference.  Party Barn Christmas begins at 6pm on Monday, December 22nd.  The...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Wassail Fest Winner

Wassail Fest Winner

The Winners of this year’s Wassail Fest, held last Saturday afternoon is Paris Baby (pictured).  Paris Baby has the title of 2014 Wassail Miester Winners.  Kim Montgomery was also awarded  $100 Downtown Dollars for tasting Wassail in every participating downtown store.   ...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Woman Arrested for Felony Theft at Walmart

Woman Arrested for Felony Theft at Walmart

32 year old Desirea Cherie Tonubee, of Arthur City, was arrested at about 12:45 P.M. on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 and charged with a felony theft. Tonubee was observed placing items into a shopping bag at the self checkout register at Wal-Mart that she had not scanned and did not pay for....

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Two Women Shoplift From Several Stores in the Paris Towne Center

Two Women Shoplift From Several Stores in the Paris Towne Center

Cynthia Anne Layton, 44, of Roxton and Shelbey Brooke Layton, 22, of Paris were arrested in the 3500 block of Lamar Ave after they were reportedly observed concealing multiple pairs of shoes and leaving a store. Cynthia Layton Employees observed the suspects approach a vehicle in the parking...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

This is Cowboy. He is a young chihuahua/terrier. He loves to run and play . To cuddle up in your arms is a favorite pastime of his. Cowboy is to cute for words!  Come see him at the Paris Animal Shelter. eParisExtra.com cat of the week is Snoopy , he is very curious and playful. His greatest...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Leadership Lamar Class Met Last Week at HWH

Leadership Lamar Class Met Last Week at HWH

The 2014 – 2015 Leadership Lamar Class met on Thursday, December 11th at Harrison Walker & Harper.  The class focused on Time Management/Organization in both the workplace and everyday life, understanding that our personal lives and families need the type of strategic planning that we...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris History Revealed to NL Students in Maxey House Tour

Paris History Revealed to NL Students in Maxey House Tour

Circling around the Maxey House dining room table on South Church Street in Paris, Everett Elementary third grade students in Lara Akard’s class learned what the family of Sam Bell Maxey most likely served for a traditional holiday meal.  While touring the grounds of the historical house,...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Maxey House Book Club

Maxey House Book Club

The Maxey House Book Club begins this Sunday, December 21st at 3pm at the Sam Bell Maxey House, located at 812 S. Church Street in downtown Paris. Every other month, the club will meet and discuss a different book. This year’s chosen books were either written by a Victorian author or...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Home Fire Tuesday Night

Home Fire Tuesday Night

The Paris Fire Department responded to a structure fire located at 1523 Bonham Street Tuesday night just before 10:30 P.M. The home was heavily damaged by the fire. Fire units and investigators were on scene for approximately three hours. The house was occupied by a father and his son at the...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 12/16/14

Paris PD Arrests on 12/16/14

The Paris Police Department arrested 11 people yesterday, Tuesday, December 16, 2014. The adults arrested include: Aker, Everett Henry, 55, Possession of Drug; Hinder Bunch, Allison Camille, 35, Fail to Identify Fugitive Intent; Littering; Fail to Display Driver’s; Motor Vehicle...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Pantherettes Beat Visting Melissa

NL Pantherettes Beat Visting Melissa

Last night, 12/16,  the North Lamar Girls Basketball team beat the visiting Melissa team 47-31. Leading the Pantherettes offensively was Bailey Exum with six points.  Aaryn Honeywood and Kylie Halstead both scored five points. Bailey Jones had six rebounds and scored 2 points. ...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC offering first police academy in Lamar County

PJC offering first police academy in Lamar County

Paris Junior College is offering its first-ever Police Academy in Lamar County through a partnership with the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office. PJC has offered police academies, but only in Hunt County before now. To accommodate people working full-time, the training will be offered in the...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Tonubbe, Desirae Cherie, Theft Property<$1500 2/More Previous Convictions Emeyabbi, Sherena Lynn, Forgery Financial Instrument; POSS CS PG 1<1G Drug Free Zone; Burglary of Building; Theft Property>=$50<$500 Tennon, Raphael Sanchez, Unl Poss Firearm By Felon; MAN DEL CS PG 1>=1G...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Historic Home For Sale in Paris

Historic Home For Sale in Paris

Remarkable Historic Beauty. Home features hardwood floors, two fireplaces, new heating & air units inside and out. Many extras such as crown molding, custom cabinets in the kitchen and breakfast room, arched French doors with beveled glass and arched front entry doors. Home also features a...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra