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Christian Sims Indicted on Murder Charge - Paris Texas News

Christian Sims Indicted on Murder Charge

After three hearings to determine competency and certification as an adult, 17-year-old Christian Sims was indicted by a grand jury on Monday. Sims, who is accused in the murder of his...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Reno Council Approves Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts Coming to Reno

Reno Council Approves Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts Coming to Reno

The Reno City Council has unanimously approved a Variance requested by Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts to locate their businesses at 7084 Lamar Road, according to a recent release from the company. Recyclers Depot is an innovative metals buying center that will purchase...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen
Two juveniles arrested for painting graffiti on two Blossom churches, school and park

Two juveniles arrested for painting graffiti on two Blossom churches, school and park

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two male juveniles for the criminal mischief occurring in the Blossom community, according to Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. “The Sheriff’s Office had taken reports of the criminal mischief on two separate occasions last month where...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen
5th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament Kicks Off United Way's Annual Campaign

5th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament Kicks Off United Way's Annual Campaign

United Way of Lamar County kicks off its 2016 Annual Campaign on Saturday, September 12th, 2015, 8:00 am at the Paris Rodeo Area, with their 5th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament.  This down and dirty fun event features four to six player teams, many more spectators, and lots of opportunity to...

07/24/2015 by Josh Allen

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PA system stolen from local church

PA system stolen from local church

The Paris Police Department responded to the 1500 block of Grove Street at 12:01 p.m. on Friday, July 24, where it was reported that some unknown person(s) had pried open a back door to the Wayside Church of God in Christ and stole the sound system and two speakers, according to Public...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 24-26

Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 24-26

Kendrick Derrell Earls – Assault Family/Household Member w/ Previous Conviction (2 Counts), Unlawful Restraint Kenneth Lee Flowers – Public Intoxication Jesus De La Cruz Herrera – Possession of Marijuana <2 oz Rena Sue Goss – Failure to Identify (Giving...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Obituaries - Monday, July 27

Obituaries - Monday, July 27

Eugene Nicholson, 71, of Brookston, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Thursday, July 30, 2015 family and friends are invited to lunch at 12:30 p.m. in the home of Inese Nicholson Palmer, 492 County Road 23900, Brookston, Texas. Memorial services...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Four Students of the Prairiland FFA Chapter Receive Lone Star FFA Degree

Four Students of the Prairiland FFA Chapter Receive Lone Star FFA Degree

​From L to R: Savanaha Humphrey, John Henry Newman, Ashley Piper, and Haley Rosson Savanaha Humphrey, John Henry Newman, Ashley Piper, and Haley Rosson, all of the  Prairiland FFA Chapter, were awarded the Lone Star FFA Degree in at the 87th annual Texas FFA Convention in Corpus Christi,...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Christian Sims Indicted on Murder Charge

Christian Sims Indicted on Murder Charge

After three hearings to determine competency and certification as an adult, 17-year-old Christian Sims was indicted by a grand jury on Monday. Sims, who is accused in the murder of his grandmother, Annie Sims, must now stand trial in the 6th Judicial Court. Per Texas law, press members are not...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Is Year- Round Baseball Safe?

Is Year- Round Baseball Safe?

Lately, I’m seeing a lot of articles related to the risk of injury for kids who play year-round baseball, especially in the south. What used to be called “baseball season” has morphed into “baseball life.”  And some say that the more they throw, the more they...

07/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Prairiland FFA Member Places 10th in Texas FFA Agriscience Fair

Prairiland FFA Member Places 10th in Texas FFA Agriscience Fair

Beth Ann Dougherty, of the Prairiland FFA Chapter, placed 10th in the Texas FFA Agriscience Fair at the 87th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 13-17 in Corpus Christi. Dougherty participated in the Social Systems Category, Division II. Her project was a survey over “Opinions of...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Paris PD Weekend Arrests - July 24-26

Paris PD Weekend Arrests - July 24-26

The Paris Police Department responded to 242 calls for service and arrested 11 individuals over the weekend. Those arrested and their charges are as follows: LeKersie Jerome Cooper, 23, Failure to Display DL Ray Lee Ethridge, 49, Public Intoxication Rena Sue Goss, 51, Failure to Identify...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Reno Council Approves Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts Coming to Reno

Reno Council Approves Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts Coming to Reno

The Reno City Council has unanimously approved a Variance requested by Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts to locate their businesses at 7084 Lamar Road, according to a recent release from the company. Recyclers Depot is an innovative metals buying center that will purchase...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen
Two juveniles arrested for painting graffiti on two Blossom churches, school and park

Two juveniles arrested for painting graffiti on two Blossom churches, school and park

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two male juveniles for the criminal mischief occurring in the Blossom community, according to Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. “The Sheriff’s Office had taken reports of the criminal mischief on two separate occasions last month where...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen
Katy Wilkins of Prairiland FFA Receives Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship

Katy Wilkins of Prairiland FFA Receives Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship

Corpus Christi, Texas – Katy Wilkins, of the Prairiland FFA Chapter, was awarded a $18,000 scholarship, sponsored by Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo at the 87th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 13-17 in Corpus Christi. Wilkins was awarded for her qualifications in academic...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen
Obituaries - Sunday, July 26

Obituaries - Sunday, July 26

Eugene Nicholson, 71 of Brookston, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Thursday, July 30, 2015 family and friends are invited to lunch at 12:30 p.m. in the home of Inese Nicholson Palmer, 492 County Road 23900, Brookston, Texas. Memorial services...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen
Three Bedroom on Pine Mill Road

Three Bedroom on Pine Mill Road

WELL MAINTAINED HOME LOCATED IN NLISD WITH LARGE BEDROOMS, CERAMIC TILE FLOORING, BRICK FIREPLACE, 28X33 SHOP WITH ELECTRIC, BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED YARD, VINYL FENCING, FABULOUS WOOD DECK AND A GREAT SHADED BACK YARD. $129,000. ...

07/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Optimist Lend-A-Hand Day

Paris Optimist Lend-A-Hand Day

Paris Optimist Club is holding a Lend A Hand day on August 1st at Woodall Field. They need help from parents, players, fans or anyone just willing to help. Woodall has several minor things that need to be done around the facility before the Fall Season starts. For more information contact ...

07/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Ray's on North Main For Sale

Ray's on North Main For Sale

Location, location, location! Heavy traffic on major artery of the city sits this drive-thru retail beer store. Building is 4 years old with same age equipement, coolers, freezers and storage. Turn key businesss with excellent sales record. $575,000.  [click on photo for listing] ...

07/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Type-A Parents Raising Type-B Kids

Type-A Parents Raising Type-B Kids

My husband and I are both “Type A” people.   So I’ll never forgot the look of shock on my husband’s face when I sat him down one day and gently said, “I think our son is Type B.” Type A folks are ambitious, driven, and competitive. They like to set goals and achieve them. Type B...

07/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 23

Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 23

Charles Lee Dillard, Jr. – Assault Family/Household Member (Impeding Breathing/Circulation Jordan Denta Johnson – Burglary of a Vehicle Jason Don Hines – Driving While Intoxicated Kendrick Derrell Earls – Assault Family/Household Member w/ Previous Conviction (2 Counts),...

07/24/2015 by Josh Allen
Man arrested after allegedly assaulting two people

Man arrested after allegedly assaulting two people

26-year-old Kendrick Derrell Earls, of Paris, was arrested at 9:57 p.m. on Thursday, July 23, and charged with two counts of felony assault, according to Paris PD Public Information Officer Curtis Garrett. The report stated that officers responded to the 500 block of SW 1st Street, where two...

07/24/2015 by Josh Allen
38.4 Acres in Roxton

38.4 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. $249,600 ...

07/24/2015 by eParisExtra
5th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament Kicks Off United Way's Annual Campaign

5th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament Kicks Off United Way's Annual Campaign

United Way of Lamar County kicks off its 2016 Annual Campaign on Saturday, September 12th, 2015, 8:00 am at the Paris Rodeo Area, with their 5th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament.  This down and dirty fun event features four to six player teams, many more spectators, and lots of opportunity to...

07/24/2015 by Josh Allen
Paris PD Arrests on Thursday, July 23

Paris PD Arrests on Thursday, July 23

The Paris Police Department responded to 114 calls for service and arrested 8 individuals on Thursday, July 23. Those arrested and their charges are as follows: Chase Wesley Avance, 25, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Samantha Raye Avance, 23, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Evan Lawrence...

07/24/2015 by Josh Allen
'Lego creation' contest held before final Movies in the Park showing

'Lego creation' contest held before final Movies in the Park showing

Lane Cornmesser holds his winning Lego creation at a contest before Movies in the Park on Thursday. Before the final showing of this year’s Movies in the Paris movie series on Thursday evening, about a dozen youngsters brought their own, self-crafted Lego creations to be judged for a...

07/24/2015 by Josh Allen
Obituaries - Friday, July 24

Obituaries - Friday, July 24

George Alexander Wells, 40, of Paris, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015, at his home. The family will schedule a memorial service at a later date. Cremation was under the care and direction of Bright-Holland Funeral Home. George, the son of Edward Kenny and Dorothy Crawford Wells, was born...

07/24/2015 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 22

Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 22

Merlie James King – Violation of Bond/Protective Order Jeffrey Erick Jones – Assault Causing Bodily Injury (Family Violence), Harassment Jonathan Isaac Alwardt – Sex Offenders Duty to Register Life/Annually Connor Cass Manners – Failure to Identify (Fugitive Giving...

07/23/2015 by Josh Allen
Three Bedroom House Near PJC

Three Bedroom House Near PJC

LIVING ROOM AND DEN HAS KNOTTY PINE. KITCHEN HAS LOTS OF CABINETS. HARDWOOD FLOORS IN BEDROOMS. NEAR PARIS JR COLLEGE. 3 WINDOW AC UNITS. NEAT AND CLEAN. LARGE BACK YARD. Paris ISD. $65,000. ...

07/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Peoples Bank Celebration for the Public on Friday, July 24th

Peoples Bank Celebration for the Public on Friday, July 24th

On Friday, July 24th all three locations of Peoples Bank will roll out the red carpet with cold drinks, cookies, giveaways, a drawing for several big prizes, and best of all a cool place to come escape the heat! Everyone is welcome to come visit any Peoples Bank location including downtown on...

07/23/2015 by eParisExtra