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Construction Worker Killed

Geno Ethan Allen, 26, of Paris, has been arrested in the death of 21 year old construction worker Christian Castro. Castro was working on a construction site at Bonham and 33rd Street NW when he...

02/10/2016 by eParisExtra
The PCT Off Plaza Play 'Love Letters' opens this Thursday, February 11th

The PCT Off Plaza Play "Love Letters" opens this Thursday, February 11th

This Off-Plaza production is going to be totally different and totally cool. The show will be held at 1st Street Studio, located at 14 1st St SE. The atmosphere will be relaxed and inviting, so bring your favorite sweetheart or a group of close friends. Thursday, Friday and Saturday showing...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
Littlest 'J' Come up Big in OT Win at Crosstown Showdown

Littlest 'J' Come up Big in OT Win at Crosstown Showdown

Just before the start of Saturday’s 71-59 overtime win over crosstown rival North Lamar in the Wildcat Gym, a Paris High student waving a homemade sign tried to get the home crowd to join him in a chant of “J-Squad.” He was referencing, of course, the starting five of the 8th-ranked Cats...

02/08/2016 by Tim Taylor
Boy Scouts Help with Painting Floor at the Downtown Food Pantry

Boy Scouts Help with Painting Floor at the Downtown Food Pantry

Boy Scouts Troop 11 were recently at the Downtown Food Pantry, helping them get ready for their “re-dedication.” The boys scouts helped repaint the floor of the pantry. Pictured are:  Kris Kirby, Nathaniel Achord, Jacob Mathis, Steven Beggs, Donato Curvino, Paxton Roden and Sam...

02/07/2016 by eParisExtra

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STEAM Expo

STEAM Expo

Paris Junior High School and Crockett Intermediate School students recently competed in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) Expo.  This innovative alternative to a typical science fair gives students the opportunity to exhibit and be rewarded for accomplishments in STEAM...

02/10/2016 by eParisExtra
NL Boys Lose to Sunnvale, Defeat Chapel Hill

NL Boys Lose to Sunnvale, Defeat Chapel Hill

On Friday night, the Panthers would take the pitch in a rematch against Sunnyvale. Earlier in the year, NL easily defeated this opponent and expected to do so again. On a night that coach Aaron Welch summarized by saying his team never really came out of the locker room, NL would lose the...

02/10/2016 by eParisExtra
NL Girls Defeat Liberty-Eylau

NL Girls Defeat Liberty-Eylau

The North Lamar Pantherettes travelled to Liberty-Eylau on Friday night looking to extend their two-game winning streak. Coach Duanna Ewell’s adjustments to the lineup seem to have brought a stability and confidence to the team. The Pantherettes were poised for an offensive explosion and...

02/10/2016 by eParisExtra
Paris Junior High School Choir Students Earn Medals at Contest

Paris Junior High School Choir Students Earn Medals at Contest

Twelve Paris Junior High School choir students won gold medals for superior ratings and excellent ratings at the UIL Choir Solo & Ensemble Contest at Greenville Middle School on January 30. Photographed (from left) on the front row are  Isabella Garrard, Amanda Blouin, Hailey Woolsey,...

02/10/2016 by eParisExtra
North Lamar UIL Cross-Examination Debate Team Advances to State

North Lamar UIL Cross-Examination Debate Team Advances to State

Four North Lamar students will compete at the State Cross-Examination Debate Tournament to be held on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin in March. The North Lamar Debate Team swept the first four places at the UIL District 15 AAAA Cross-Examination Debate Tournament on Tuesday. ...

02/10/2016 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff's Office Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff's Office Inmate Bookings

Eleven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 1:36 am on 2/9/16 and 1:25 am on 2/10/16. Whitsell, Charles Victor, Public Intoxication Russ, Jimmy Scott, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Ingram, Zachary Bryan, Poss Marijuana<2oz Miller, Quentin Stevens, Poss...

02/10/2016 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Wednesday, February 9, 2016

Obituaries for Wednesday, February 9, 2016

Timothy “Tim” Blake McNeal, 44, of Blossom, passed away Monday, February 8, 2016 at Paris Regional Medical Center. Services are scheduled for 10:00 am, Thursday, February 11, 2016 with Pastor Shay Bills and Reverend Chris Kelley officiating. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery in...

02/10/2016 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 2/9/16

Paris PD Arrests on 2/9/16

Paris Police responded to 96 calls for service and arrested 5 persons on February 9, 2016. The adults arrested include: Allen, Geno Ethan, 26, Intoxication Manslaughter; Intoxication Assault W/Vehicle Foster, James Dustin, 24, Driving W/License Invalid Preston, Michael Dontrail, 40, POSS CS PG...

02/10/2016 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom Home in Reno

Three Bedroom Home in Reno

Updated 3/2 with bonus room on .51 acres in Twin Lakes. Recent paint, flooring, stainless appliances, gutters and more. Large living, formal dining and kitchen with breakfast area are at the heart of this home. The living has vaulted ceilings, lots of natural light throughout, large utility...

02/10/2016 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

This is Elle, she is shy girl until she gets out of her kennel  Elle loves to play with squeaky toys! She is a 8 week old Lab mix that will probably make a pretty large dog. She is friendly and sweet and a staff & volunteer favorite!   Come adopt Elle at the Paris Animal Shelter...

02/10/2016 by eParisExtra
Construction Worker Killed

Construction Worker Killed

Geno Ethan Allen, 26, of Paris, has been arrested in the death of 21 year old construction worker Christian Castro. Castro was working on a construction site at Bonham and 33rd Street NW when he was allegedly struck and killed by Allen on Tuesday morning.  Allen was allegedly intoxicated. A...

02/10/2016 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom Home in Wellington Point

Three Bedroom Home in Wellington Point

Welcome Home! Beginning with the well landscaped yard and covered front porch, this built home on large corner lot in Wellington Point invites you to come in and stay awhile. Enter into the spacious living area featuring tall ceilings and wander into the den overlooking the pool and continue...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
New ATM Installed at the Love Civic Center

New ATM Installed at the Love Civic Center

The new Lamar National Bank ATM has been installed at the Love Civic Center. Ken Higdon, President/CEO of the Chamber, wrote in an announcement, “This will be a great convenience to the many events which use the Love Civic Center during the year. We want to thank Lamar National Bank for...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
New Hope Center Looking for 50 Gallon Barrels

New Hope Center Looking for 50 Gallon Barrels

The New Hope Center is looking for clean 50 gallon barrels to be used for sorting bins in their new Thrift Store. Please drop them by the center at 450 4th Street SW, Paris , or call 903-783-0353. ...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
Maxey Vintage Valentine Social

Maxey Vintage Valentine Social

Enjoy an afternoon out with your new fling, old flame, best friend, or family at the “Maxey Vintage Valentine Social” on Saturday, February 13th, from 1 to 4 p.m. Valentine’s Day has been celebrated for over a century now, with valentine cards becoming popular during the Victorian era, as...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
Main Street Advisory Board Looking for Board Member

Main Street Advisory Board Looking for Board Member

The Main Street Advisory Board is currently taking applications to replace board member Harriet Wilson who resigned. Those interested can apply online at  http://www.paristexas.gov/forms.aspx?fid=69  or they can come by the City Hall Annex located at 150 SE 1st Street and pick up an...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff's Office Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff's Office Inmate Bookings

Nine people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 9:56 am on 2/8/16 and 2:58 am on 2/9/16. Kincaid, Daniel Alexander, POSS CS PG 3<28G McCoin, John Thomas, MTR/Unl Restraint Haley, Jimmy William Cas, MTR-Possession Marijuana<2oz; MTR-Driving While Intoxicated; MTR/Poss...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
Late Registration for Paris Optimist Baseball

Late Registration for Paris Optimist Baseball

This year the Paris Optimist Club is offering a second, “late” registration for spring baseball at Woodall Field.  When: Saturday Feb 13th Time: 10:00 – 2:00 Where: Lamar Ave Church of Christ Registration Fees: Fee includes game shirt & team drinks Ages 3-4 –...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrest Report for 2/8/16

Paris PD Arrest Report for 2/8/16

The Paris Police Department arrested seven people on February 8, 2016. Green, Dee Ann, 44, Public Intoxication Kincaid, Daniel Alexander, 30, POSS CS PG 3<28G Miller, Quentin Stevens, 32, POSS Marijuana<2oz Robbins, Stacie Shawn, 39, Unsafe Backing; Running Stop Sign; Fail to Maintain;...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
The PCT Off Plaza Play 'Love Letters' opens this Thursday, February 11th

The PCT Off Plaza Play "Love Letters" opens this Thursday, February 11th

This Off-Plaza production is going to be totally different and totally cool. The show will be held at 1st Street Studio, located at 14 1st St SE. The atmosphere will be relaxed and inviting, so bring your favorite sweetheart or a group of close friends. Thursday, Friday and Saturday showing...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
NLHS DEBATERS AMONG STATE’S TOP TEN

NLHS DEBATERS AMONG STATE’S TOP TEN

Three North Lamar High School students earned state rankings, placing in the top ten at the UIL State Student Congress Tournament held on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin the week of January 11 to 13. Junior Kay Edwards placed 4th, Junior Jordan Walters placed 8th, and Junior...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
Students Helping Students Learn about the Great Paris Fire of 1916

Students Helping Students Learn about the Great Paris Fire of 1916

North Lamar second grade students at Everett Elementary were educated on the Paris Fire of 1916 by students from Paris ISD. The Paris students, who are working with the Centennial Fire Group, are sharing historical facts about the day of the fire and how the town came together to rebuild after...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
Quez Allen signs to play football with Pittsburg State

Quez Allen signs to play football with Pittsburg State

Paris High School senior Quez Allen has signed to play football with Pittsburgh State. Parents are Mickey Allen and Tisha Cooper. Also pictured are Coach Lonnie Norton, Athletic Director Steven Hohenberger, Assistant Athletic Director Chad Helberg, Principal Chris Vaughn.     ...

02/08/2016 by eParisExtra
Facebook launches Live Video for iPhone users

Facebook launches Live Video for iPhone users

In December of last year, Facebook began testing a live video service to compete with the likes of Twitter’s Periscope. In this testing phase, the service was only accessible to celebrities and verified pages. Now Facebook has rolled out the service to the public, starting with iPhone users...

02/08/2016 by Alfredo Dizon
Prairiland beats Cooper

Prairiland beats Cooper

The 7th grade Prairiland Patriots defeated the Cooper Bulldogs 44-17 at Patriot gym last Thursday. Corbin Watson had a breakout game with 16 points. Canyon May followed with seven. Jeremiah Harrison scored six, Ryan Butler five and Brylee Galloway and Lane Cornmesser finished with four. The 8th...

02/08/2016 by Greg Higgins
Obituaries for Monday, February 8, 2016

Obituaries for Monday, February 8, 2016

Mary Francis Attebury, 75, of Paris, TX passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled services for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9th, at the Chapel of Little Cemetery in Little, OK with Stacy Attebury serving as celebrant and Tracy Attebury serving as eulogist.  The...

02/08/2016 by eParisExtra