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PJC honor society inducts students, selects new officers - Paris Texas News

PJC honor society inducts students, selects new officers

More than 100 new members of the Beta Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society, were inducted at Paris Junior College near the end of the spring semester. The most...

4 hours ago by eparisextra.com
Man arrested - found with cigars containing K2

Man arrested - found with cigars containing K2

Paris Police arrested 40 year old Kenneth Ray Hughes at 2:09 p.m. on May 23, 2016 in the 300 block of Lamar Avenue.  An officer observed Hughes attempting to hide several cigar packages and eventually admitted that the cigars contained K2.  Hughes was arrested and was also found to be in...

4 hours ago by eparisextra.com
Paris PD arrest report - May 24, 2016

Paris PD arrest report - May 24, 2016

Anderson, Tykedra Shakiria – Theft of property >=$50<$500 Coleman, Dennis Ballard Rundales – UNL carrying weapon Ellis, Mark Randall – Failure to display driver’s license, Open container Hughes, Kenneth Ray – Possession of CS PG 1<1g., Possession of CS PG...

4 hours ago by eparisextra.com
City Council approves new speed limit near Downtown Community Park last night

City Council approves new speed limit near Downtown Community Park last night

At last night’s Paris City Council meeting the speed limit change from 30 mph to 20 mph was approved near the new Downtown Community Park across from First United Methodist Church. The new speed limit is at the 10 block of 2nd Street S.E. between Lamar Avenue and Clarksville Street. John...

4 hours ago by eparisextra.com

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eParisExtra cat of the week

eParisExtra cat of the week

This is Misty and her crew. These sweeties are really looking for a home.  The kittens are playful and friendly.  Mama Misty is slightly nervous, but will come around. Misty and these fur-babies are all available for adoption at the Lamar County Animal Shelter located at 310 Clement Road,...

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eParisExtra dog of the week

eParisExtra dog of the week

 Olive is looking for a home.  She came in with a litter of babies and is now all alone.  Olive is 1 to 2 year’s old and a Pit mix.  She is very petite , very obedient loves to  sit for treats .  She is good with other dogs and does very well on a leash. Olive is available for...

43 minutes ago by eparisextra.com
Robert Rames Taylor

Robert Rames Taylor

ROBERT RAMES TAYLOR, 62, of Paris, died at his residence Saturday May 21, 2016. Cremation arrangements were under the care of Starrett Funeral Home. The family will host a memorial service at a later date. Mr. Taylor was born April 18, 1954 in Talihina, Oklahoma, a son of Leslie and Irene...

3 hours ago by eparisextra.com
NLHS Graduates parade halls of district campuses

NLHS Graduates parade halls of district campuses

North Lamar High School Seniors Becky Moore and Cory Chancler led members of the 2016 graduating class through the halls of Everett Elementary as the second and third graders cheered the seniors on.  The graduates paraded the halls of each North Lamar campus in cap and gown Monday morning...

3 hours ago by eparisextra.com
PJC honor society inducts students, selects new officers

PJC honor society inducts students, selects new officers

More than 100 new members of the Beta Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society, were inducted at Paris Junior College near the end of the spring semester. The most recent group of Paris Junior College inductees in Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society,...

4 hours ago by eparisextra.com
Man arrested - found with cigars containing K2

Man arrested - found with cigars containing K2

Paris Police arrested 40 year old Kenneth Ray Hughes at 2:09 p.m. on May 23, 2016 in the 300 block of Lamar Avenue.  An officer observed Hughes attempting to hide several cigar packages and eventually admitted that the cigars contained K2.  Hughes was arrested and was also found to be in...

4 hours ago by eparisextra.com
Paris PD arrest report - May 24, 2016

Paris PD arrest report - May 24, 2016

Anderson, Tykedra Shakiria – Theft of property >=$50<$500 Coleman, Dennis Ballard Rundales – UNL carrying weapon Ellis, Mark Randall – Failure to display driver’s license, Open container Hughes, Kenneth Ray – Possession of CS PG 1<1g., Possession of CS PG...

4 hours ago by eparisextra.com
Area Valedictorians and Salutatorians honored

Area Valedictorians and Salutatorians honored

The Lamar County Coalition of Education, Business and Industry hosted their annual Valedictorian and Salutatorian Luncheon at the Paris Golf and Country Club. The students attended with their principals. Photographed (from left) in front are Detroit ISD Valedictorian Tyler Davis and...

4 hours ago by eparisextra.com
City Council approves new speed limit near Downtown Community Park last night

City Council approves new speed limit near Downtown Community Park last night

At last night’s Paris City Council meeting the speed limit change from 30 mph to 20 mph was approved near the new Downtown Community Park across from First United Methodist Church. The new speed limit is at the 10 block of 2nd Street S.E. between Lamar Avenue and Clarksville Street. John...

4 hours ago by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Sheriff's inmate booking report - May 24, 2016

Lamar County Sheriff's inmate booking report - May 24, 2016

12 people were booked into the Lamar County jail between the hours of 4:41 a.m. on May 23, 2016 and 3:45 a.m. this morning. White, Michael Earitt – Driving while license invalid Anderson, Tykedra – MTR Theft of property >=$50<$500 Upton, Travis Dewayne – Public...

5 hours ago by eparisextra.com
Roxton ISD announces new Principal

Roxton ISD announces new Principal

Sabrina Rosson has been named the new Principal of Roxton ISD, beginning August 1, 2016.  Mrs. Rosson comes to Roxton ISD with 36 years of experience in education, including administrative experience as a Federal Programs Supervisor and Assistant Principal, and teaching experience at various...

5 hours ago by eparisextra.com
PCT auditions for Addams Family: A New Musical Wednesday and Thursday

PCT auditions for Addams Family: A New Musical Wednesday and Thursday

Paris Community Theatre is proud to announce auditions for the musical comedy “The Addams Family” with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. “The Addams Family” is directed by Josef Ferguson. The production is being presented under the generous...

5 hours ago by eparisextra.com
Primary Runoff Elections today

Primary Runoff Elections today

Texas is one of several states that held primaries on March 1 — known as “Super Tuesday” or as the “SEC Primary” — and had an out-sized say in who moved forward in both the Democratic and Republican presidential nominating contests. Contests where no candidate reached the 50-percent...

6 hours ago by eparisextra.com
Hazardous weather outlook this week

Hazardous weather outlook this week

Outflow boundaries from this morning’s storms could serve as a focus for thunderstorm development late this evening. Although the cap has strengthened, instability will be sufficient for any storms that form to become severe.  The Paris area could expect to see damaging winds and up to...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Three bedroom, two bath with acreage in CISD

Three bedroom, two bath with acreage in CISD

Well maintained home! Kitchen and Breakfast open to large living room with a built in desk and book case and a gas log fireplace. Over-sized master suite, Dual walk in closets in bath, jetted tub and tile shower. Outside there is a 20 x 30 deck and a rock fire pit for entertaining. 30 x 40 shop...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
A Million Words and Counting!

A Million Words and Counting!

Reading a million words is a – lot – of – words!  That’s why Aaron Parker Elementary School honored students who have read a million words or more this year at a luncheon.  Two students, Stevy Hoskins and Riley Rutz, ­­doubled the mark by each reading two million words this year....

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Community Choir to perform tonight

Paris Community Choir to perform tonight

The Paris Community Theatre presents Celebrating The Beat Goes On, featuring The Paris Community Choir tonight from 7 – 9 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church Sanctuary located at 322 Lamar Ave. Paris, TX. Admission is $6 and tickets are available at the door. #pariscommunitychoir...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris PD arrest report - May 23, 2016

Paris PD arrest report - May 23, 2016

Anderson, Robert James – Driving while intoxicated Brooks, Kenuata Kanette – Failure to maintain, Failure to display driver’s license, Failure to appear non-traffic (2 counts) Burns, Eddie Randy – Public intoxication Chimenti, Ronald Conrad – Possession of CS PG...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Local drowning victim identified

Local drowning victim identified

The teenager who drowned Saturday afternoon while swimming in Pat Mayse Lake in Lamar County is 15 year old Michael Self. Self, a freshman at North Lamar High School, and his friend were reportedly swimming across the lake towards a wooded area when Self went under and didn’t resurface. Local...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Man arrested for choking female - charged with felony assault

Man arrested for choking female - charged with felony assault

Terry Wayne Norris, 45, of Paris, was arrested at 5:59 p.m. on May 20, 2016 at his residence in the 1300 block of Bonham St. when officers responded to a disturbance and observed Norris choking a female inside the residence.  Norris was charged with felony assault and later transferred to the...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Sheriff's inmate booking report - May 23, 2016

Lamar County Sheriff's inmate booking report - May 23, 2016

19 people were booked into the Lamar County jail between the hours of 12:57 a.m. on May 20, 2016 and 11:20 p.m. on May 22, 2016. Ricks, Capricha Quine – Failure to control speed, Driving while license invalid Olson, Melissa Lea – Theft of property >=$1500<$20k Cook, Khady Jah...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
National 'Click It or Ticket' campaign starts today

National "Click It or Ticket" campaign starts today

Seat belts save lives.  That’s why Texas is drawing the line for drivers and passengers: Buckle up or face a fine! Not only is wearing a seat belt the single most important step you can take to protect yourself in a crash, drivers and adult passengers who aren’t wearing a seat belt...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Strong storms moving across parts of North Texas

Strong storms moving across parts of North Texas

Early this morning the Paris area will have some strong storms moving into the area with gusty winds and heavy rain.  The area is not under a watch or warning at this time. There is a chance of isolated thunderstorms with hail today, nothing being seen right now on radar as these storms...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
The Financial Side of Being a Caregiver

The Financial Side of Being a Caregiver

Caring for a family member is complex. While deeply meaningful, it can be emotionally taxing and often presents unexpected challenges, often financial ones. If you may need to step into a caregiving role, it’s a good idea to plan a financial strategy today, before it becomes an added...

05/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Five bedroom, four bath in Morningside

Five bedroom, four bath in Morningside

Large ,traditional home on over-sized, irregular shaped lot . Tree shaded lot with gazebo for a hot tub in back.  Could also be used as a greenhouse/potting shed.  Fresh paint and steam cleaned carpets. Over-sized 3 car garage enters from the end of the alley . Loads of space for the money....

05/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
TxDOT to begin widening FM 2122 on Tuesday

TxDOT to begin widening FM 2122 on Tuesday

Texas Department of Transportation officials announced recently that construction to widen a portion of FM 2122 in Lamar County will begin soon. Highway 19 construction of Sulphur Springs was recently awarded the contract to widen 1.8 miles of FM 2122 south of FM 1506.  The contractor was...

05/22/2016 by eparisextra.com