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Pyro Playfest: "Deep in the Heart of Texas"

Paris Junior College Department of Drama is looking for new works to consider for its upcoming 2nd Annual New Play Festival – Pyro Playfest: “Deep in the Heart of Texas.” The...

21 minutes ago by eParisExtra
PJC Releases Certified List of Fall Graduates

PJC Releases Certified List of Fall Graduates

Some 200 students participated in the fall graduation ceremony at Paris Junior College held Dec. 18, 2015. This was the third year a fall graduation was held to accommodate more students at PJC. After the processional entered the Hunt Center, Phi Theta Kappa president Joel Mutchler gave the...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
PCT Presents 'Stage Combat Camp'

PCT Presents "Stage Combat Camp"

Paris Community Theatre is proud to partner with National Recognized Stage Combat Instructor Orion Couling to bring you a weekend that packs a real punch.  Stage Combat Camp will be held at the PCT Centre (115 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris) March 4th-6th. During this three day...

02/05/2016 by eParisExtra
New Restaurant Inspection Grading System Coming to Paris

New Restaurant Inspection Grading System Coming to Paris

In 2016, the Paris-Lamar County Health District implemented a new and improved restaurant inspection grading system. Once the inspection is done, a grade will be assigned (A, B, C, D, or F) and it will be posted on the front door of the establishment. So far this year the following restaurants...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra

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Pyro Playfest: 'Deep in the Heart of Texas'

Pyro Playfest: "Deep in the Heart of Texas"

Paris Junior College Department of Drama is looking for new works to consider for its upcoming 2nd Annual New Play Festival – Pyro Playfest: “Deep in the Heart of Texas.” The new play festival will be April 14-17, 2016. They are seeking 20 minute or less, unpublished plays...

21 minutes ago by eParisExtra
Dazzling Shirts to Celebrate 100 Day of School

Dazzling Shirts to Celebrate 100 Day of School

Kayri Williams and Addison Mayfield, students in Teresa Niblett’s kindergarten class at Aaron Parker Elementary, celebrate 100 Days of School by wearing their bedazzling shirts garnished with 100 buttons and golden jewels.   ...

2 hours ago by eParisExtra
Annual Lamar Point VFD BBQ Fundraiser Dinner

Annual Lamar Point VFD BBQ Fundraiser Dinner

The Annual Lamar Point VFD BBQ Fundraiser Dinner will be held Saturday, February 13th at 5pm. The all-you-can-eat dinner is $7 for adults and $3 for ages 5-10. Children under 5 eat free. There will also be door prizes as well as a silent and live auction. The BBQ Fundraiser dinner will be held...

3 hours ago by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom Home on 5.6 Acres

Four Bedroom Home on 5.6 Acres

THIS IS A LARGE HOME SITTING HIGH ON A HILL OVER LOOKING THE 5+ ACRES. IT NEEDS SOME TLC. Chisum ISD. $130,000. ...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
NLHS Presents a Night of Academia

NLHS Presents a Night of Academia

North Lamar High School students will present a Night of Academia on Monday, February 29, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  Students will showcase the quality of work being produced in the classroom for family and friends by displaying and explaining the projects...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
The Mother-Son Superhero Night at Northeast Texas Children's Museum

The Mother-Son Superhero Night at Northeast Texas Children's Museum

The Mother-Son Superhero Night is February 27, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the Northeast Texas Children’s Museum. This is a wonderful event for mothers and sons to enjoy the evening together in a Super Hero Night theme. The museum is located at 2501 Hwy 24 in Commerce, TX. For more information...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
Take your valentine to Love on the Square

Take your valentine to Love on the Square

Saturday, February 13th, take your valentine to an amazing evening downtown at The Loft at One Twenty-Three.  Tickets are $25 per person for an night of dancing and desserts by Paris Bakery.  Music by Luke Pell, you won’t want to miss it! Click on the poster above or go to...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC Releases Certified List of Fall Graduates

PJC Releases Certified List of Fall Graduates

Some 200 students participated in the fall graduation ceremony at Paris Junior College held Dec. 18, 2015. This was the third year a fall graduation was held to accommodate more students at PJC. After the processional entered the Hunt Center, Phi Theta Kappa president Joel Mutchler gave the...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Appraisal District Reminds Businesses to Render their Taxable Property by April 15

Lamar County Appraisal District Reminds Businesses to Render their Taxable Property by April 15

If you own tangible personal property that is used to produce income, you must file a rendition with the Lamar County Appraisal District by April 15, 2016. A rendition is a report that lists all the taxable property you owned on January 1st of this year. Property includes inventory and...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
PCT Presents 'Stage Combat Camp'

PCT Presents "Stage Combat Camp"

Paris Community Theatre is proud to partner with National Recognized Stage Combat Instructor Orion Couling to bring you a weekend that packs a real punch.  Stage Combat Camp will be held at the PCT Centre (115 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris) March 4th-6th. During this three day...

02/05/2016 by eParisExtra
Ladycats vs. Pantherettes at Wildcat Gym Friday Night

Ladycats vs. Pantherettes at Wildcat Gym Friday Night

The crosstown showdown between Paris High School and North Lamar High School begins tonight with the girls JV and Varsity teams facing each other. JV game will begin at 5pm with the Girls Varsity teams taking the court after. The boys basketball games are Saturday in the Wildcat Gym, beginning...

02/05/2016 by eParisExtra
North Lamar's Versache Buchanan Signs with Alcorn State

North Lamar's Versache Buchanan Signs with Alcorn State

Versache Buchanan has signed a letter of intent to play quarterback at Alcorn State.   Reprinted with permission from The Panther Press. ...

02/05/2016 by Greg Higgins
Lamar County Sheriff's Office Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff's Office Inmate Bookings

Five people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 9:45 am on 2/4 and 2:34 am on 2//5/16. Caudill, James Kyle, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Date/Family/Household Caldwell, Yhazmine Trynyce, BF/Interfere w/Child Custody Crenshaw, Jerry Glenn, III, MTR/POSS CS PG 1<1G McKitrick, Robert...

02/05/2016 by eParisExtra
NAACP '16th Annual Freedom Banquet' Tribute to Robert High

NAACP "16th Annual Freedom Banquet" Tribute to Robert High

 NAACP Branch 6213 “16th Annual Freedom Banquet” will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 6pm at the Love Civic Center. This year’s banquet is a Tribute to Robert Edward High Sr. Mr. High has served the Paris community and the Paris Independent School District since...

02/05/2016 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrest Report for 2/4/16

Paris PD Arrest Report for 2/4/16

Seven people were arrested by the Paris Police Department on February 4, 2016. The adults arrested include: Caldwell, Yhazmine Trynyce, 23, Interfere w/ Child Custody Douglas, Stanley Ray, 53, Criminal Trespass; Public Intoxication (2 counts) Maye, Daniel Mason, 25, Possession of Drug Maye,...

02/05/2016 by eParisExtra
Lunch and Learn with Dr. Jail Varma

Lunch and Learn with Dr. Jail Varma

Lunch and Learn “Heart Disease 2.0” with Dr. Jail Varma at the Paris Public Library on February 11th at noon. ...

02/05/2016 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Win Third in a Row

Pantherettes Win Third in a Row

After starting the first half of district play with a 2-3 record the North Lamar Pantherettes find themselves with a 5-3 record with two games left. This, in part, thanks to a 54-46 win at Atlanta. This is the second team that defeated North Lamar during the first half of district only to lose...

02/04/2016 by Greg Higgins
Stunning 2 Story Home On Two Acres

Stunning 2 Story Home On Two Acres

STUNNING 2 STORY HOME ON 2+ ACRES. THIS REMARKABLE HOME FEATURES EXTENSIVE CROWN MOLDING, LARGE GOURMET KITCHEN WITH CUSTOM CABINETS, GRANITE COUNTERS, LARGE GRANITE ISLAND & TRAVERTINE TILE FLOORING, OPENING UP TO THE LIVING AREA WITH WOOD FLOORING & GAS LOG FIREPLACE. BOTH ROOMS SHARE...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra
New Restaurant Inspection Grading System Coming to Paris

New Restaurant Inspection Grading System Coming to Paris

In 2016, the Paris-Lamar County Health District implemented a new and improved restaurant inspection grading system. Once the inspection is done, a grade will be assigned (A, B, C, D, or F) and it will be posted on the front door of the establishment. So far this year the following restaurants...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra
PCT Looking for Musicians for CHICAGO

PCT Looking for Musicians for CHICAGO

Paris Community Theatre is looking for a few more instrument players to complete the band ensemble for Chicago the Musical, which will be presented in April. They are  looking for two trumpet players, a pianist and a sax player. If you’re interested please contact PCT at 903.784.0259...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra
Wanted Fugitive Accused of Child Sex Crimes Back in Lamar County Jail

Wanted Fugitive Accused of Child Sex Crimes Back in Lamar County Jail

In November, one of Texas’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives was captured in Oregon. On Tuesday, Donald Jack Robertson II was extradited back to Texas and is being held in the Lamar County Jail on a $700,000 bond. (Pictured:  Mug Shot of Robertson from 2010) Robertson had been a fugitive since...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Thursday, February 4, 2016

Obituaries for Thursday, February 4, 2016

Our beloved Martha Dennis Buster, 83 of Sumner, Texas was called hom to our Lord Tuesday, February 2, 2016. A memorial service has been set for Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Mark Hutchison and Rev. Stanley Johnson officiating. The family will...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra
Crosstown Showdown on Saturday at Wildcat Gym

Crosstown Showdown on Saturday at Wildcat Gym

Crosstown Showdown between the boys basketball teams from Paris High School and North Lamar High School on Saturday, February 6th at the Wildcat Gym. The Paris High School baseball team will be holding a chilli supper fundraiser during alll the games (serving from 3:30pm-7:30pm) in the PHS...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra
PHS Students Win Essay Contest

PHS Students Win Essay Contest

Each year the Paris Council of Garden Clubs and members clubs sponsor contestants in The National Garden Club, Inc. essay contest. Four Paris High School seniors taught by Sandra Strom are the local winners of the contest.  All four essays advance to the district level of...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff's Office Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff's Office Inmate Bookings

Five people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on February 3, 2016. Davis, Gena Marie, Forgery Financial Instrument Elderly Hutchings, Cody Shane, Disorderly Conduct Robinson, Marvin Antwon, CCC/Driving While Intoxicated BAC>=0.15; CCC/Resist Arrest Search or Transport Crawford, Justin...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra
Registration for Spring Sports

Registration for Spring Sports

Registration for spring sports is happening in February. Paris Optimist Baseball sign-ups are Saturday, Feb. 6th at the Lamar Avenue Church of Christ from 10am-2pm for ages 3-14. Fees are $45 for ages 3-4; $80 ages 5-8; $85 ages 9-12; $95 ages 13-14. First time players need to bring birth...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra