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PRMC Celebrates One Year Anniversary of the Da Vinci Robot

On Friday, January 23, 2015, Paris Regional Medical Center celebrated the one year anniversary of the incredible da Vinci Robot. In the past year, PRMC has performed 391 cases with da Vinci...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
City Council Approves Extension of Home Repair Loan Program

City Council Approves Extension of Home Repair Loan Program

Monday night, the Paris City Council considered and approved the extension of the home repair loan program. City Manager John Godwin (pictured right) spoke to the availability and effectiveness of the program, “It’s for folks that need substantial repairs to homes, like holes in...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Crimestoppers Crime Of The Week--Burglary of a Business

Crimestoppers Crime Of The Week--Burglary of a Business

At 2:47 A.M. on January 16, 2015, Paris Police responded to a call of a motor vehicle accident at Swaim’s Hardware at 240 SW 1st Street. When they arrived at the scene, Paris Police Officers observed that a 2001 blue Ford Explorer had crashed into the front doors of the building. Three (3)...

01/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris City Council Met on Monday

Paris City Council Met on Monday

The Paris City Council met in regular session on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 5:30pm. The meeting was held at the City Council Chamber, located at 107 E. Kaufman Street. The council members approved extension of the home repair loan program. They also received a presentation about the...

01/25/2015 by eParisExtra

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City Council Receives Presentation of Wastewater Treatment Plant Infrastructure

City Council Receives Presentation of Wastewater Treatment Plant Infrastructure

Monday night, the Paris City Council heard a presentation on the state of the current wastewater treatment plant infrastructure and possible remedies. James Hinkle, Superintendent of Wastewater Treatment for the City of Paris, addressed the council, “In my honest opinion, within the next...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom, 2 Bath Home in Reno

Three Bedroom, 2 Bath Home in Reno

CHARM AND COMFORT DESCRIBE THIS HOME. THE KITCHEN HAS GRANITE COUNTERTOPS AND STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES. THE MASTER BATH HAS MARBLE FLOORS AND A WALK IN CLOSET. NEW FLOORING AND PAINT. NO CARPET IN THE HOME. OUTSIDE THERE IS A LARGE COVERED PATIO/DECK, A SHOP, AND SECOND DRIVE FOR A VEHICLE OR...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
PRMC Celebrates One Year Anniversary of the Da Vinci Robot

PRMC Celebrates One Year Anniversary of the Da Vinci Robot

On Friday, January 23, 2015, Paris Regional Medical Center celebrated the one year anniversary of the incredible da Vinci Robot. In the past year, PRMC has performed 391 cases with da Vinci Surgical System. When the robot arrived last year, PRMC held a naming contest.  The winning class was...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Parker Superhero Artwork Published on Calendar

Parker Superhero Artwork Published on Calendar

Eight students from Aaron Parker Elementary School were among the 36 entries chosen to have their artwork included in the 2015 “Be a Healthy Superhero” Calendar created just for the Lamar county community.  A total of 868 Superhero Artists from the Lamar County schools submitted drawings...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High Powerlifting Team Compete at Sulphur Springs

Paris High Powerlifting Team Compete at Sulphur Springs

The Paris HIgh powerlifting team competed in its first meet of the 2015 season Saturday at Sulphur Springs.  The girls finished fifth overall, while the boys were ninth.  The next meet will be Saturday, Jan. 31, at North Lamar. Girls Results (squat-bench press-deadline–total) 123: 8....

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Two Oklahoma Women Arrested Trying to Pass Fraudlent Checks

Two Oklahoma Women Arrested Trying to Pass Fraudlent Checks

On 01/27/2015 at about 2:00am Paris Police Officers made a warrant arrest in the 3700 block of Lamar Avenue. While taking inventory of the vehicle from the arrest, a clerk from a nearby covenience store asked to speak to one of the officers. The clerk advised the officer that two females...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept Inmate Bookings

Five people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 7:15am on 1/26 and 3:12 am on 1/27/15. Thompson, Curtis Lee, CPF/Speeding McCool, Jerrod William, Harassment Womack, Jamie Lee, MTAG-Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family; MTAG-Theft Property>=$50<$500 Kennedy, Bobby Eudell, Theft...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
City Council Approves Extension of Home Repair Loan Program

City Council Approves Extension of Home Repair Loan Program

Monday night, the Paris City Council considered and approved the extension of the home repair loan program. City Manager John Godwin (pictured right) spoke to the availability and effectiveness of the program, “It’s for folks that need substantial repairs to homes, like holes in...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Obituaries for Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Paul Junior Ussery 90, of Macon, Georgia, formerly of Paris, died at 4:45 AM, Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Pine Point Hospice Facility in Macon.  Funeral services are set for 2:00 PM, Wednesday, January 28, 2015 in the chapel of Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home with Rev. Samuel Evers...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 1/26/15

Paris PD Arrests on 1/26/15

Paris Police Officers arrested five individuals on January 26, 2015. The adults arrested include: Allen, Joshua Ray, 27, Fail to Maintain; Motor Vehicle Inspection McCool, Jerrod William, 24, Harassment Thompson, Curtis Lee, 34, Speeding York, Stephen Gary, 22, Fail to Display Driver’s (2...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Man With Outstanding Warrant Assaults Police Officer, Tries to Evade Arrest

Man With Outstanding Warrant Assaults Police Officer, Tries to Evade Arrest

33 year old Kevin Lynn Farrow, of Paris was arrested at 6:57 P.M. on Saturday, January 24, 2015 and charged with assault on a public servant. Paris Police Officers had information that Farrow was at a house in the 1600 block of Ballard Street and had a felony warrant for his arrest charging...

01/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Three Charged in the Beating and Robbing of an Austin Man

Three Charged in the Beating and Robbing of an Austin Man

Paris Police responded to a disturbance call in the 1800 block of Polk St at 2:11 P.M. on Friday, January 23, 2015. It was reported that two males were assaulting another male in the front yard. Paris Police Officers arrived and found evidence that was consistant of an assault. Officers later...

01/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

22 People were booked into the Lamar County Jail over the weekend. Gates, Tyronne Lashawn, Poss Marijuana<2oz Mendlelson, Gina Lynn, Bond Surrender/DWI 2nd; Bond Surrender/POSS CS PG 2 U/1G; Poss Dangerous Drug Batchelor, Jason Thomas, CCC/Cruelty to Non-Livestock Animals Smith, Clifford...

01/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Missing Paris Woman Found in Oklahoma

Missing Paris Woman Found in Oklahoma

On Sunday, January 25, 2015 the Paris police department sent out an alert asking for the public’s help in locating a CECILIA ANN LANEY JOHNSON FOSTER, W/F, and 5’09, 280 LBS, 48 YRS OF AGE, SHORT GRAY HAIR, and WEARS GLASSES.  She has been found in Oklahoma City on I-40 by units with...

01/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Crimestoppers Crime Of The Week--Burglary of a Business

Crimestoppers Crime Of The Week--Burglary of a Business

At 2:47 A.M. on January 16, 2015, Paris Police responded to a call of a motor vehicle accident at Swaim’s Hardware at 240 SW 1st Street. When they arrived at the scene, Paris Police Officers observed that a 2001 blue Ford Explorer had crashed into the front doors of the building. Three (3)...

01/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, January 26, 2015

Obituaries for Monday, January 26, 2015

Shirley Elizabeth Price, 78, of Paris, passed away Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Heritage House of Paris. Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Mishayla Brewer officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday at the...

01/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Twenty-two people were arrested by Paris Police Officers over the weekend. Adams, Artiman Scott, 34, Possession of Drug Bates, Ali Brittany, 22, Possession of Drug Brown, Steven Brenten, 30, Possession of Marijuana<2oz Carter, Stephanie Ann, 32, Agg Robbery; Unl Restraint Farrow, Kevin Lynn,...

01/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Local Business and Industry to Speak to PHS CTE Students Throughout February

Local Business and Industry to Speak to PHS CTE Students Throughout February

Students and faculty at Paris High School will join others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate national Career and Technical Education (CTE) MonthTM. This year’s theme is Recognizing Classroom Innovators! CTE Month provides programs across the country an opportunity to...

01/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom Home on 31.9 Acres

Four Bedroom Home on 31.9 Acres

SECLUSION AND PRIVACY AWAIT YOU IN THIS CUSTOM BUILT HOME ON 31+- ACRES OF MOSTLY SCATTERED TREES AND PASTURE, HOME SITS BACK OFF MAIN RD FOR EXTRA PRIVACY, IN GROUND POOL, 20X40 METAL SHOP WITH FULL BATH, HOME HAS NEW LAMINATE, TILE, AND CARPET FLOORING, LARGE ENTERTAINING KITTCHEN FEATURES...

01/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris City Council Met on Monday

Paris City Council Met on Monday

The Paris City Council met in regular session on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 5:30pm. The meeting was held at the City Council Chamber, located at 107 E. Kaufman Street. The council members approved extension of the home repair loan program. They also received a presentation about the...

01/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Health Officials Warn of Measles Outbreak

Health Officials Warn of Measles Outbreak

An outbreak of measles that can be traced back to Disneyland in December is traveling eastward, getting closer to Texas. There are now six states with confirmed cases of measles. The outbreak has spread to Utah, Washington, Colorado, Oregon and across the border to Mexico. Arizona has been the...

01/24/2015 by eParisExtra
NLHS Students Stand on a Part of History

NLHS Students Stand on a Part of History

North Lamar High School students in Patti Haley’s Dual Credit United States History class visited the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas on Wednesday, January 21, 2015.  The students toured through the museum at Dealey Plaza that chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F....

01/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Chisum Elementary Students Receive Free Books

Chisum Elementary Students Receive Free Books

Kim Ledbetter from Toyota of Paris presents a book to Chisum Elementary first grader Emma Northam while Taylor Crutcher, Cadriene Snell, and Hallie Luna wait to receive theirs.  Toyota of Paris along with other businesses provide funds to put books in the hands of each first and fourth...

01/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High Debate Team Qualifies for Nationals

Paris High Debate Team Qualifies for Nationals

Five Paris High debate students qualified for the National Catholic Forensic League Grand Nationals during district competition recently in Austin. The students, all members of the junior class, placed high enough in four different events to earn invitations to the annual conference to be held...

01/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Microsoft’s HoloLens to introduce holographic computing to Windows 10

Microsoft’s HoloLens to introduce holographic computing to Windows 10

When you think of holograms today, your mind is probably flooded with visions of creepy electronic music artist revivals like Michael Jackson and Tupac or the digital pop princess Hatsune Miku. At Microsoft’s Windows 10 media briefing this week, Microsoft wants you to embrace a more...

01/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Postal Truck Lost in Fire

Paris Postal Truck Lost in Fire

A US Mail Truck from the Paris Post Office was destroyed in a fire on Thursday, January 22, 2015. According to Asst. Chief/Fire Marshall of the Paris Fire Department, Dale Maberry, the fire appears to have been caused by a fuel leak. The fire quickly spread to engulf the truck. All mail was...

01/23/2015 by eParisExtra