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Paris ISD siblings excel at Texas Science & Engineering Fair

Five students from Paris Independent School District qualified to attend the ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair in San Antonio, Texas from March 26- 29. Each student participated in...

04/01/2015 by eParisExtra
BBQ Benefit Supper for Aiden Walters

BBQ Benefit Supper for Aiden Walters

The North Lamar High School Pantherette Softball Team will host a benefit supper for six year old Aaron Parker student Aiden Walters on Friday, April 10 at 5:00 p.m. at the NL Softball Field.  The $5.00 meal includes a barbecue sandwich, chips, drink and dessert.  Donations will be...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
PARIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ADDS NEW SPECIALTY WITH ADDITION OF RHEUMATOLOGIST

PARIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ADDS NEW SPECIALTY WITH ADDITION OF RHEUMATOLOGIST

Paris Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of Rheumatologist, Thamilvani Thiruvasahar, M.D. “We are very pleased to have Dr. Thiruvasahar join the Paris Regional Medical Center’s team of physicians,” Steve Grubbs, CEO of Paris Regional Medical Center.  “With the...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Sikes Pitches Paris to 7-0 District Shutout

PHS Sikes Pitches Paris to 7-0 District Shutout

Sophomore Phillip Sikes is a solid baseball prospect.  District 15-4A coaches knew that, already, since they selected Sikes as Newcomer of the Year after he displayed outstanding all-around skills during his freshman season last year. One year later Sikes is showing signs of becoming one of...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra

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Central Presbyterian Day School Registration

Central Presbyterian Day School Registration

Central Presbyterian Day School, will be holding registration for the 2015-16 school year next week, beginning on April 8th.. This private pre-school and kindergarten has been educating young children since 1959 and many of the business and civic leaders of Paris attended the school as...

04/01/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons tops Kilgore in back-and-forth affair, 7-5

PJC Dragons tops Kilgore in back-and-forth affair, 7-5

The PJC Dragons took the last of four lead changes in a back-and-forth affair against Kilgore, securing a 7-5 victory on Tuesday. Dragons finally managed to grab the lead after a strong fourth inning. Dragons went up for good on a two-run single by Courtney Meier off Jones, bringing home...

04/01/2015 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

This is Bucky , he is a Border Collie mix. Bucky is very energetic and playful. He especially loves toys ! He is just at 10 weeks old and will be considered a medium size dog when grown. Bucky is the last of his siblings looking for a home, the rest have been adopted. See Bucky today at the...

04/01/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Opens up District With a Win Against Atlanta

North Lamar Opens up District With a Win Against Atlanta

The North Lamar Panthers, like most teams in North Texas, haven’t been able to play their normal amount of games before district this season. The weather has caused cancellations all over the area. So, with only ten games under their belt, you could see some obvious areas in which the...

04/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Chisum Mustangs Varsity musters 8 hits, drops 14-4 contest to DeKalb

Chisum Mustangs Varsity musters 8 hits, drops 14-4 contest to DeKalb

Tyler Foiles went 2-3 at the plate, but Chisum Mustangs Varsity fell 14-4 to DeKalb at Chisum on Tuesday. DeKalb easily handled Chisum Mustangs Varsity pitching as six hitters combined for 11 hits, 10 RBIs and 10 runs scored. The lead stayed with DeKalb after the first, when it scored four...

04/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD siblings excel at Texas Science & Engineering Fair

Paris ISD siblings excel at Texas Science & Engineering Fair

Five students from Paris Independent School District qualified to attend the ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair in San Antonio, Texas from March 26- 29. Each student participated in three science fairs in order to advance to the state competition. Madeline Petrikas, a seventh grader...

04/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Wick, Gerre Denise, MTR/Theft Property>=$50<$500 Hazlin, Charlie Chenille, Criminal Nonsupport Archer, Shannon David, Driving While Intoxicated Spray, Morgan Lyn, Contempt Gardner, Jason Allen, Theft Property>=$20K<$100K (2 counts); Unl Poss Firearm by Felon; Prohibited Weapon;...

04/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Tanna Huie Helps Lift North Lamar over Atlanta in District Softball Action

Tanna Huie Helps Lift North Lamar over Atlanta in District Softball Action

Tanna Huie with a double in the fifth inning against Atlanta Friday night. Huie also had a home run for North Lamar in the 4-2 victory. The North Lamar Pantherettess came into Friday night’s game with Atlanta hoping the offense would wake up. After struggling against Pittsburg...

04/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 3/31/15

Paris PD Arrests on 3/31/15

Paris Police officers arrested eight people on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Bills, Quenterias Lamon, 17, Criminal Mischief>=$500<$1500 Butler, Antirius Deondre, 21, Theft Property>=$1500<$20K; Prohibited weapon; Failure to Appear bond Cline, Marsha Ann, 58, Disorderly Dunwood, Andrea...

04/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Authorities arrest wanted person after a year on the run

Authorities arrest wanted person after a year on the run

This week, deputies with the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office, Paris PD officers, Texas Rangers and the Precinct II Constable went to an address in Deport to execute a search warrant for and apprehend a wanted person there, according to LCSO Chief Deputy Jeff Springer. “The subject, Jason...

04/01/2015 by Josh Allen
Easter at the Maxey House

Easter at the Maxey House

Come and enjoy various Easter activities at the Sam Bell Maxey House at the Maxey House on Saturday, April 4th. From 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, there will be Easter egg hunts on the grounds, Easter egg coloring, and various lawn games to participate in. A special guest will be stopping by for...

04/01/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar ISD Calendar for April 2015

North Lamar ISD Calendar for April 2015

Events and activities happening during the month of April at all North Lamar ISD campuses: Wed 1 NLISD Skip, Jump & Run Fund Raiser - NLHS STAAR Testing – English II - Parker 2015-2016 Head Start Registration - Stone Boys Track Meet @ Chisum - 4:00p NLHS Beta Easter Visit @ Paris...

04/01/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Students Raising Funds to Bring Freedom Writer to Paris

PHS Students Raising Funds to Bring Freedom Writer to Paris

Earlier this year PHS Reading Intervention Teacher, Savannah Abbott,  began  incorporating the book The Freedom Writers Diary (which was made into a movie starring Hillary Swank) into her lessons. The book features diary entries written by high school students in Long Beach, California,...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
BBQ Benefit Supper for Aiden Walters

BBQ Benefit Supper for Aiden Walters

The North Lamar High School Pantherette Softball Team will host a benefit supper for six year old Aaron Parker student Aiden Walters on Friday, April 10 at 5:00 p.m. at the NL Softball Field.  The $5.00 meal includes a barbecue sandwich, chips, drink and dessert.  Donations will be...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Twitter brings innovation to livestreaming with Periscope

Twitter brings innovation to livestreaming with Periscope

Last week, Twitter launched, Periscope, their own livestreaming service to join the likes of Ustream and Meerkat. However, Twitter’s solution stands out with its robust featureset and unique concepts wrapped up in a blanket of intuitive simplicity. Broadcasting is simple Like other streaming...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PowerliftingTrio Finish in State Top 10

Paris PowerliftingTrio Finish in State Top 10

A trio of Paris High powerlifters represented the school with top 10 finishes at the Texas Division 2 (Class 4A) State Championships Saturday in Abilene. Junior Dennis Coleman had the top finish with a 7th-place showing in the 242-pound weight class.  His series total of 1,535 pounds included...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in April at PJC

Continuing Education in April at PJC

A variety of needs and interests may be met through the classes offered Paris Junior College’s continuing education department in April. Unless otherwise stated, all courses are in the Bobby R. Walters Workforce Training Center. For information on the classes, call 903-782-0447 or go to...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons Drop Tyler 4-1 behind Alex Cruz's early two-run blast

PJC Dragons Drop Tyler 4-1 behind Alex Cruz's early two-run blast

Three first-inning runs helped PJC Dragons to a 4-1 win over Tyler on Sunday. Dragons scored in the first on a two-run home run by Alex Cruz and an RBI single by Sierra Valdez. Cruz racked up two RBIs on one hit for Dragons. Miranda Mendoza‘s seven strikeouts were enough to push Dragons...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Police Officer Injured While Trying to Arrest Suspect

Police Officer Injured While Trying to Arrest Suspect

Demontra Lamont Akin, 22, of Paris, was arrested at 10:11 A.M. on Monday, March 30, 2015 in the 300 block of Stone Avenue. Akin was known to have an outstanding warrant for failing to appear for a court date on a manufacturing or delivery of a controlled substance charge. Akin...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Eight people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 9:17am on Monday, March 30th and 1:04am on Tuesday, March 31st. Dillard, Christal Joann, Assault Public Servant; Resist Arrest, Search or Transport Sims, Clarence, Jr.,  Assault Public Servant; Interfer w/Public Duties McCuin, Corey...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Obituaries for Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Loreta Opal Konkle Armstrong, 95, of Powderly passed away March 29, 2015 in Paris Regional Medical Center. She was born on June 22, 1919 in Caviness, Texas a daughter of John Raliegh Knkle and Isolah Coursey Konkle. She married Earl Armstrong in 1950 in Paris. He preceded her in death. She was...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
PARIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ADDS NEW SPECIALTY WITH ADDITION OF RHEUMATOLOGIST

PARIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ADDS NEW SPECIALTY WITH ADDITION OF RHEUMATOLOGIST

Paris Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of Rheumatologist, Thamilvani Thiruvasahar, M.D. “We are very pleased to have Dr. Thiruvasahar join the Paris Regional Medical Center’s team of physicians,” Steve Grubbs, CEO of Paris Regional Medical Center.  “With the...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 3/20/15

Paris PD Arrests on 3/20/15

Paris Police responded to 121 calls for service while arresting 5 persons on March 30, 2015. Akins, Demontra Lamont, 22, MAN DEL CS PG 1>=4G<200G Finch, Cedric Gwen, 24, Fail to Identify Refused; Disorderly Tyson, Tatyanna Curtijinere, 18, Fail to Yield Right of; Fail to Display...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Sulphur Springs Sweeps Deon Minor Track

Sulphur Springs Sweeps Deon Minor Track

Sulphur Springs swept all three divisions of the Deon Minor Wildcat Relays held Thursday at Wildcat Stadium. Host Paris finished second in the girls division, third in JV boys, and fourth in varsity boys.  A disqualification in the 400-meter relay due to a bad exchange probably cost the Lady...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Aggravated Assault Arrest on Fitzhugh Avenue Friday Night

Aggravated Assault Arrest on Fitzhugh Avenue Friday Night

At 6:29 P.M. on Friday, March 27, 2015, Paris Police Officers responded to a disturbance in the 1400 block of Fitzhugh Avenue. A 45 year old female reported that 52 year old Stanley Ray Douglas had assaulted her by grabbing her by her throat with his hands and choking her and then producing a...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Man Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of Child

Man Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of Child

Howard, Schleh, Jr., 24, was arrested and booked into the Lamar County Jail on Saturday, March 28th at 4:02am for aggravated sexual assault of a child. Schleh was booked on two counts of Bench Warrant/Agg Sexual Assault Child and one count of Agg Sexaul Assault of Child. He remains in the Lamar...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra