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Panthers Cruise in Season Opener

(Photo by Maddie Routon) Ty Waggoner scoring a touchdown in the 3rd quarter for North Lamar. The North Lamar Panthers wanted to speed the game up this year. The plan was to run an offensive play...

5 hours ago by eParisExtra
Dylan's Drivers Rides for a Reason September 19th

Dylan's Drivers Rides for a Reason September 19th

The 4th Annual “Rides for a Reason” benefitting Dylan’s Drivers is to be held Saturday, September 19th at the Love Civic Center. The day will begin at 8am with a 5K Run/Walk sponsored by Orr Honda, followed by the Dylan Ballard Memorial Motorcycle Ride at 9am. There will also...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board of Regents approves tax rate, adopts budget

PJC Board of Regents approves tax rate, adopts budget

A formal budget and tax hearing at Paris Junior College brought no comments from the public Monday evening. During the regularly scheduled meeting, the Board of Regents then voted to approve the 2015-2016 tax rate of .1875, and adopted an annual operating budget of $35,745,475 for...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD'S Allison Hanley is the Region VIII Elementary Teacher of the Year

Paris ISD'S Allison Hanley is the Region VIII Elementary Teacher of the Year

Allison Hanley, Justiss Elementary School Third Grade Math Teacher, has been selected to represent Region VIII Education Service Center as the Elementary Teacher of the Year. Since 1969, the Texas State Teacher of the Year (TOY) Program has honored excellence in classroom education and provided...

08/25/2015 by eParisExtra

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Three Bedroom Home in Southeast Paris

Three Bedroom Home in Southeast Paris

Great Location! Large bedrooms, two Living areas, Hall bath has recent tile shower, and recent flooring. Very nice screened porch to enjoy the outdoors. Plus a storage building with a porch of its own. $92,900. Paris ISD. ...

57 minutes ago by eParisExtra
Murder Mystery Fundraiser for New Hope

Murder Mystery Fundraiser for New Hope

A Murder Mystery Dinner Party is planned as a fundraiser for New Hope Center of Paris. The event will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Celebrate It! Tickets are $55 each or $100 a couple and are available at Kwik Kopy, Toyota of Paris, Rocking E Moving & Storage, Spencer’s...

3 hours ago by eParisExtra
Rescue Tube Classroom Presentation and Live Demonstrations

Rescue Tube Classroom Presentation and Live Demonstrations

This past July the Paris Fire Department received the rescue tube equipment that can be used to save those who have fallen into grain bins. Next Thursday, September 4th there will be a Rescue Tube Classroom Presentation and Demo at the Love Civic Center and Sport Pavilion. The classroom...

4 hours ago by eParisExtra
Next 'Slow Roll' on September 7th

Next "Slow Roll" on September 7th

The monthly “Slow Roll” bike ride started by Paris High School freshman, Sahil Prakash will be held on Monday, September 7th. Riders will meet at the Oak Park United Methodist Church at 6:15pm for the leisurely five mile bike ride. Sahil explains,”Slow Roll is a phenomenon...

4 hours ago by eParisExtra
Panthers Cruise in Season Opener

Panthers Cruise in Season Opener

(Photo by Maddie Routon) Ty Waggoner scoring a touchdown in the 3rd quarter for North Lamar. The North Lamar Panthers wanted to speed the game up this year. The plan was to run an offensive play every 15 to 20 seconds. Not only were they successful, they nailed it flawlessly against...

5 hours ago by eParisExtra
Gorgeous Home in Beaver Creek

Gorgeous Home in Beaver Creek

You ‘ll love this gorgeous 2-story residence located in the established Beaver Creek neighborhood. This stylish 3 bedroom, 2 & 1/2 bath home comes complete with two living areas, a home office, a formal dining room & a large den. The floor plan encompasses large bedrooms with a...

08/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Hit and Run in Clarksville Ends in Gunfire

Hit and Run in Clarksville Ends in Gunfire

On Tuesday, August 25th, the Clarksville Police received a call of a hit and run vehicle accident.  in Clarksville ended in gunfire between police and the suspect. Bobby Warthan Jr., 58, of Annona, was reportedly was involved the accident, leaving the scene and driving off toward the...

08/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Department Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Department Inmate Bookings

Seven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on August 27, 2015. Hollaway, Annette  Lavonne, Theft Property>=$1500<$20K Ladell, Joe Earl, Jr. Driving while Intoxicated Malone, Ross Delton, CCC-Harassment; Harassment White, Danny Glenn, CCC/DWI Nowell, Larry Wayne, CCC-DWI 2nd;...

08/28/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Continuing Education in September

PJC Continuing Education in September

Paris Junior College’s continuing education department is offering many different classes in September, ranging from painting to health care to driver’s education and truck driving. Unless otherwise stated, all courses are in the Bobby R. Walters Workforce Training Center. For...

08/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests 8/27/15

Paris PD Arrests 8/27/15

Paris Police responded to 105 calls for service, and arrested 7 persons on August 27, 2015. Dudley, Virginia John, 26, Speeding Gentry, Victoria Rene, 34, Motor Vehicle Inspection Ladell, Joe Earl, 47, Driving While Intoxicated Lawrence, Tracy Leonard, 48, Public Intoxication Nelson, Coty...

08/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Arrested for Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle

Paris Man Arrested for Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle

Paris Police Officers arrested 24 year old Coty Duane Nelson, (pictured) of Paris, at 11:11 A.M. on Thursday, August 27, 2015. Officers recognized Nelson and had knowledge that Nelson was wanted on a warrant charging him with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. The warrant was a result of an...

08/28/2015 by eParisExtra
17 Year Old Arrested in Theft of $74,000 Backhoe

17 Year Old Arrested in Theft of $74,000 Backhoe

17 year old Johnny Glynn Smith, Jr. (pictured) was arrested at 2:03 P.M. on Thursday, August 27, 2015 on a warrant charging him with felony theft. The warrant stemmed from an investigation where a Catapillar backhoe had been stolen on April 29, 2015 from the 1200 block of SW 19th Street. The...

08/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Soccer Association Registration

Paris Soccer Association Registration

The Paris Soccer Association (PSA) has announced that registration for the Fall 2015 season will be held Saturday, August 29th from 9am-2pm and again on Monday, August 31st from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the PSA Soccer Fields next to Dragon Park. Late sign ups will be accepted through Friday, September...

08/28/2015 by eParisExtra
PCT Children’s Theatre Classes

PCT Children’s Theatre Classes

The fall semester of children’s theatre classes offered  through the Paris Community Theatre will start the week of Monday, September 14th. Parents can register their children on the first day of class or to be guaranteed a space in the class, register at the PCT Box Office. All classes...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom Home in Powderly

Four Bedroom Home in Powderly

Quiet, serene country living secluded at the back of Doe Run development. Pretty corner lot with mature oaks scattered. Custom built 4 bedroom/2.5 baths on 1.48 acres. Home features open living with breakfast room, breakfast bar and fully equipped kitchen. Larry Young custom cabinets with...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
PISD Reminder on Student Seating Policy at Home Games

PISD Reminder on Student Seating Policy at Home Games

With the first Wildcat home pre-district football game Friday night at 7:30pm vs. Mount Pleasant, PISD administrators are reminding students, parents and visitors of the seating policy at home games. Sections A and B (south end of the home side bleachers nearest Loop 286) are reserved for...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Dylan's Drivers Rides for a Reason September 19th

Dylan's Drivers Rides for a Reason September 19th

The 4th Annual “Rides for a Reason” benefitting Dylan’s Drivers is to be held Saturday, September 19th at the Love Civic Center. The day will begin at 8am with a 5K Run/Walk sponsored by Orr Honda, followed by the Dylan Ballard Memorial Motorcycle Ride at 9am. There will also...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 8/26/15

Paris PD Arrests on 8/26/15

Three people were arrested by the Paris Police on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Nance, Matthew, 22, Expired Motor Vehicle Reg; Fail to Appear Non Traffic Nelson, Christi Dawn, 37, MAN DEL CS PG 1<1G; Fail to Display Driver’s License; Violate Promise to Appear, Assault, Possession of...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Upgrades and Repairs Being Made at Woodall

Upgrades and Repairs Being Made at Woodall

The Paris Optimist Club announced that repair and upgrade work is in progress at Charles Taylor Youth Complex / Woodall Fields. There were ten field lights replaced earlier this week. Electrical upgrades, replacement of wooden bridge and other upgrades will continue in preparation for the start...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on August 26, 2015. Freeland, Wesley Frank, Theft Property<$1500 2/more previous convictions Gregory, Rachel Dawn, MTR: Theft Property>=$50<$500 Witt, Robyn Lynn, Theft Property>=$20<$500 By Check Post, Austin Bradford, Unsafe...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Thursday, August 27, 2015

Obituaries for Thursday, August 27, 2015

Timothy Daniel Bowman, 57, son of Thomas and Juanita Bowman, suddenly passed from this Earth on August 26, 2015 in Plano Texas.  He was born on May 5, 1958 in Paris Texas and was immediately the center of attention.  He basked in being the Center and his Maternal Grandmother named him...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Wildcat Tailgate Party Tomorrow

Wildcat Tailgate Party Tomorrow

The first home game for the Wildcats is this Friday against Mt. Pleasant.  With that, we have a few announcements for everyone. Football Season Tickets – You can still secure season tickets for the 2015 schedule.  Please contact Nancy Morgan as soon as possible at the athletics office...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom Home on Wilburn

Four Bedroom Home on Wilburn

UNBELIEVABLE HOME FOR THE MONEY. TAKE A LOOK AT THIS SPACIOUS HOME ON BEAUTIFUL WOODED LOT, PRIVATE INGROUND SWIMMING POOL. HUGE KITCHEN WITH MANY BUILTINS, SIDE DECK OFF MASTER SUITE, SUNROOM/EXERCISE ROOM, VAULTED CEILINGS. LOTS OF SPACE AND ROOM FOR ENTERTAINING FAMILY AND FRIENDS. Paris...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Reno Police Arrests Two for Breaking into a Vehicle

Reno Police Arrests Two for Breaking into a Vehicle

Reno Police Department Officers arrested two males, one of which was a juvenile, for burglarizing a local resident’s vehicle. Just after 4:00am on Tuesday August 25th, 2015 Reno Police made contact with two male subjects on bicycles near Fossil Creek Storage on Lamar Road carrying backpacks....

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Tax Increase for City of Paris Looks Possible

Tax Increase for City of Paris Looks Possible

On Monday night, the Paris City Council unanimously agreed to set the proposed tax rate a penny higher than last year’s rate. They left open the option to decrease that rate hike at a special meeting called for Monday, August 31st.  This meeting is open to the public and will include a...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Tax Credit Seminar hosted by Paris Main Street

Tax Credit Seminar hosted by Paris Main Street

A Texas State Tax Credit Seminar is scheduled for this Thursday August 27th in the City Council Chambers at 6:30pm, hosted by the Paris Main Street Program. Valerie Magolan, a tax credit program specialist with the Texas Historical Commission Architecture Division in Austin, will lead the...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra