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Annual Uncle Jesse's Big Bass Classic Coming Soon

The 28th Annual Uncle Jesse’s Big Bass Classic Fishing tournament will be held Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Pat Mayse Lake. Entry forms are available online at www.unclejessefishing.com and...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Crash shuts down 82 West on Wednesday

Crash shuts down 82 West on Wednesday

Paris Emergency Medical Service, along with police, fire and county sheriff’s department responded to a multiple vehicle collision on Highway 82 West at Brookston Wednesday afternoon. Early reports are that there was one fatality and another person was careflighted as a result of the...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board of Regents Votes to Raise Tuition

PJC Board of Regents Votes to Raise Tuition

After years of no or minimal tuition increases at Paris Junior College, the Board of Regents voted Monday to raise out-of-district and out-of-state tuition by $5 per credit hour for the 2015-2016 academic year. In-district tuition will remain the same. “We are facing the possibility of no...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Milkdrive, Austin's Progressive String Band to play Sunday Night

Milkdrive, Austin's Progressive String Band to play Sunday Night

While most bands point solidly to one member on fiddle, another on mandolin and so on, such limited designations only give half the story on MilkDrive. This Austin-based, acoustic power team features skilled multi-instrumentalists versed in a variety of musical styles. Indeed, swapping...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra

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PHS Boys Soccer Preps for Playoffs with 3-0 Win

PHS Boys Soccer Preps for Playoffs with 3-0 Win

After a scoreless first half, the Paris Wildcats overcame the rust from a two-week layoff to shut out the Pittsburg Pirates Tuesday in a soccer playoff warmup match at Pirate Stadium, 3-0. The Cats had been idle since they wrapped up the District 11-4A championship on March 10.  The Pirates,...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons fend off Kilgore's late push, hold on 4-3

PJC Dragons fend off Kilgore's late push, hold on 4-3

Kilgore wasn’t able to overcome the big hole it dug itself into against Dragons, and Kilgore lost 4-3 to Dragons after falling behind by three runs in the fourth inning. Kilgore scored two runs in the fifth on a two-run home run by Goguen. Still, Kilgore couldn’t catch...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Eight people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on March 25, 2015. Stinnett, Rhonda Lynn, Fleeing Police Officer; Reckless Driving Bowman, Teri Cheyenne, MAN DEL CS PG 1>=4G<200G Stein, Samuel Evan, Poss Marijuana<2oz Pippin, Christopher James, Failure to Maintain Financial...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
WildCats End Pre-District Baseball with Win

WildCats End Pre-District Baseball with Win

Ready or not, it’s time for District 15-4A baseball. The Paris Wildcats, who have had a difficult time staging normal practices due to the wet and wild winter weather patterns, finished an abbreviated pre-district schedule Tuesday with a commanding, 9-2 win at Kilgore.  The Cats, now 5-7...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Bailey Reading Fair Winners Announced

Bailey Reading Fair Winners Announced

Much like a science fair where students independently research ideas or topics to learn about a specific field of science, a reading fair is designed to help students be creative while helping them develop an appreciation for reading.  Recently, Bailey Intermediate fourth and fifth grade...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 3/25/15

Paris PD Arrests on 3/25/15

Five people were arrested by the Paris Police Department on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. The adults arrested include: Bailey, Shaniesha, 30, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Cawvey, April Tametra, 26, Engage in Organized; Fail to Maintain; Fail to Display Driver’s; Fail to Appear Non...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Thursday, March 26, 2015

Obituaries for Thursday, March 26, 2015

Martha Myril Hancock Vandergriff, 76, went to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday morning, March 25, 2015. Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 28th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Brandon Teague officiating. Burial will follow in Restland Cemetery at Roxton. The...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Annual Uncle Jesse's Big Bass Classic Coming Soon

Annual Uncle Jesse's Big Bass Classic Coming Soon

The 28th Annual Uncle Jesse’s Big Bass Classic Fishing tournament will be held Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Pat Mayse Lake. Entry forms are available online at www.unclejessefishing.com and all mail-in entries must be post marked no later than April 26, 2015.  The regular entry fee is $50...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Crash shuts down 82 West on Wednesday

Crash shuts down 82 West on Wednesday

Paris Emergency Medical Service, along with police, fire and county sheriff’s department responded to a multiple vehicle collision on Highway 82 West at Brookston Wednesday afternoon. Early reports are that there was one fatality and another person was careflighted as a result of the...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom Home on Robin Road

Three Bedroom Home on Robin Road

Immaculately kept home on corner lot! Open living concept with kitchen, breakfast, living and dining all connecting. Large windows in living for great natural light. Recent carpet throughout and flooring in kitchen. Master suite with private bath and two closets. Built in desks in living and...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Arrested For Selling Meth at Car Wash

Paris Man Arrested For Selling Meth at Car Wash

Three persons were arrested in the 2100 block of Bonham Street at 2:31 P.M. on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Officers were dispatched to a narcotics violation where it was reported that a male subject was selling narcotics from a black Tahoe at the carwash. During the investigation, Officers...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Tyler Junior College pulls away late for 11-4 victory over PJC

Tyler Junior College pulls away late for 11-4 victory over PJC

While Paris Dragons hung tough on Tuesday, Tyler Junior College pulled away late for the 11-4 victory at Tyler TX. Tyler Junior College was sparked by Hickman and Quick, who teamed up for five hits and five RBIs. Cameron Copeland couldn’t get it done on the rubber for Paris Dragons,...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Expect Strong Storms Overnight

Expect Strong Storms Overnight

Sunny skies today and warm temperatures today will give way to the possibility of strong scattered storms overnight and cooler temps on Thursday. Shortly before midnight there is a good chance of a line of strong thunderstorms moving into Lamar county. Locally heavy rainfall is possible along...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 3:10pm on Tuesday afternoon and 2:25am on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Ortega, Abel N., Possession Marijuana<2oz Keen, Jessee Dillon, Theft Property>=$500<$1500; Unsafe Speed Campsey, Rusty Dale, CCC/Theft...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Obituaries for Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Gertrude Miriam Letwyn, 92, of Paris passed away Monday, March 23, 2015 in Magnolia, Texas. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday March 27 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church with Father Anthony Stoeppel officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery under the...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 3/24/15

Paris PD Arrests on 3/24/15

Paris Police responded to 81 calls for service while arresting 10 persons on March 24, 2015. Allison, Shannon Dewest, 35, Possession of Drug Baird, Tona, 33, Parole Violation Warrant Bowman, Teri Cheyenne, 18, MAN DEL CS PG 1>=4G<200G Keen, Jessee Dillon, 23, Discharging Firearm; Warrant...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Two Arrested with Methamphetamine

Two Arrested with Methamphetamine

At 1:56 P.M. on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, a Paris Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a small pickup in the 100 block of SW 7th Street for two of the occupants not wearing their seat belts. The Officer reportedly observed a baggie in the passenger floorboard that contained...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Big Brothers Big Sisters Hires New Executive Director

Big Brothers Big Sisters Hires New Executive Director

Big Brothers Big Sisters, the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, has appointed Kristen Bollman to the position of Regional Executive Director for Lamar County of Texas. Kristen, a native of the Paris, Texas community, brings eleven years of experience to the...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

Meet Shelby, a 3 month old catahoula mix. Shelby is anxious for a home.  She & sister Amy are looking forward to a big yard with a loving family. This pup is very playful , she loves playing with toys & chasing her sister.  This sweetie would be a great companion for anyone. Please...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
NXS Gallery to hold class on ADVANCED TECHNIQUES IN METAL CLAY – RINGS AND STONES

NXS Gallery to hold class on ADVANCED TECHNIQUES IN METAL CLAY – RINGS AND STONES

NXS Gallery in downtown Paris will hold an Advanced Techniques in Metal Clay – Rings and Stones class this Saturday, March 28th from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm at the Gallery.  The fee for the class is $60 and includes 10 gr. silver clay, a 4mm faceted CZ and use of studio tools. Please note that...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Russ Towers Named County Clerk

Russ Towers Named County Clerk

On Monday, March 23rd the Lamar County Commissioners announced that Russ Towers will be the new County Clerk. Towers, who is currently the county elections administrator, will be replacing current clerk Kathy Marlowe when she retires on March 31, 2015. Towers  will serve the remainder of a...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board of Regents Votes to Raise Tuition

PJC Board of Regents Votes to Raise Tuition

After years of no or minimal tuition increases at Paris Junior College, the Board of Regents voted Monday to raise out-of-district and out-of-state tuition by $5 per credit hour for the 2015-2016 academic year. In-district tuition will remain the same. “We are facing the possibility of no...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Milkdrive, Austin's Progressive String Band to play Sunday Night

Milkdrive, Austin's Progressive String Band to play Sunday Night

While most bands point solidly to one member on fiddle, another on mandolin and so on, such limited designations only give half the story on MilkDrive. This Austin-based, acoustic power team features skilled multi-instrumentalists versed in a variety of musical styles. Indeed, swapping...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
11,000 square foot Office/Warehouse in Paris

11,000 square foot Office/Warehouse in Paris

Warehouse/shop, offices, and covered storage. Bays and service areas for large equipment. Access to FM 195. Countless possibilities. $899,000. ...

03/24/2015 by eParisExtra
City Council Approves Two-Way Traffic

City Council Approves Two-Way Traffic

During Monday evening’s City Council meeting, the members voted unanimously to change two downtown streets from one-way to two-way. Price Street and Houston Street, both currently one-way streets, will be converted into two-way within the next two weeks. However, the Council decided to...

03/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Looking for Armed Robbery Suspect

Lamar County Sheriff Looking for Armed Robbery Suspect

The Lamar County Sheriff Department is seeking the public’s help in finding a man wanted for robbing and shooting a woman on Monday morning, March 23, 2015. Around 9am on Monday morning a woman was robbed and shot around the near Pine Creek Bridge off of FM 2648. The suspect is a white...

03/24/2015 by eParisExtra