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Chisum Middle School students "Carry the Load"

Chisum Middle School students recently participated in the Carry The Load program. Students wanted to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day. They raised $833.00 to contribute to the...

05/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High School student athletes honored

Paris High School student athletes honored

The Paris Wildcat Athletic Booster Club hosted a sports banquet for athletes, coaches, parents and guests on May 26 at Love Civic Center. The Ladycat of the Year award was shared by Shawnte Moore and Julianna Clipson, and the Wildcat of the Year award was shared by Jordan Williams and Seljah...

05/29/2015 by eParisExtra
PCT Holds Lighting Workshop

PCT Holds Lighting Workshop

The Paris Community Theatre will be holding a Lighting Design workshop in June 5th and 7th. If you have ever wondered about lighting and how it all works then this is the workshop for you. The workshop spans over two days and lunch is included in the cost of the workshop.  The fee is $20. The...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS student receives wheelchair

PHS student receives wheelchair

  Thanks to an attentive community member, Jadadrion Ford now has a new wheelchair. Travis Jackson, an insurance agent with The Horace Mann Companies, regularly visits with area teachers.  In one of his visits, he became aware of a problem Jadadrion was experiencing and decided to do...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra

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PEDC to Meet Again Regarding Ricky Hayes Letter

PEDC to Meet Again Regarding Ricky Hayes Letter

Once again the board of the Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) has called a Special Meeting to discuss and possibly take action on the letter sent to the PEDC board from Ricky Hayes on April 21, 2015 regarding the Defenbaugh Report. The “Defenbaugh Report” was the...

05/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for May 29, 2015

Obituaries for May 29, 2015

Nona June Craig Brown, 93 of Detroit, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Funeral services have been set for Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 3:00 P.M. at Leesville Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Ellis officiating.  Interment will follow at Leesville Cemetery.  The family will receive friends one...

05/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:34am on 5/28 and 1:10am on 5/29/15. Lyons, Chasity Nicole, Criminal Mischief>=$500<$1500 Allen, Brenda Kay, Resist Arrest Search or Transport; Public Intoxication w/ 3 prior Stephens, Jacob Tyler, Driving While...

05/29/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC offering Junior Law Enforcement Academy, Kids College

PJC offering Junior Law Enforcement Academy, Kids College

Paris Junior College has two offerings on tap this summer to help parents find interesting activities to keep their children busy. PJC will again sponsor the Junior Law Enforcement Academy for students in sixth through ninth grades, June 15-18. The academy will meet from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.,...

05/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Chisum Middle School students 'Carry the Load'

Chisum Middle School students "Carry the Load"

Chisum Middle School students recently participated in the Carry The Load program. Students wanted to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day. They raised $833.00 to contribute to the organization. Students identified members of family or friends who are currently or previously serving in our...

05/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 5/28/15

Paris PD Arrests on 5/28/15

Paris Police responded to 94 calls for service and arrested 6 persons on May 28th, 2015.  The adults arrested include: Christopher, David Earl, 35, POSS CS PG 1<1G; Possession of Drug Goley, Ernest Lee, 50, Public Intoxication McNeese, Johnnie Ray, 55, Public Intoxication Portilo, Fernando,...

05/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Arrested with Methamphetamine

Paris Man Arrested with Methamphetamine

35 year old David Earl Christopher, of Paris was arrested at 7:21 P.M. on Thursday, May 28, 2015 in the 1300 block of Neathery Street. Officers were responding to a disturbance call and Christopher matched the description of the suspect that had left the scene before officers arrived....

05/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High School student athletes honored

Paris High School student athletes honored

The Paris Wildcat Athletic Booster Club hosted a sports banquet for athletes, coaches, parents and guests on May 26 at Love Civic Center. The Ladycat of the Year award was shared by Shawnte Moore and Julianna Clipson, and the Wildcat of the Year award was shared by Jordan Williams and Seljah...

05/29/2015 by eParisExtra
PCT Holds Lighting Workshop

PCT Holds Lighting Workshop

The Paris Community Theatre will be holding a Lighting Design workshop in June 5th and 7th. If you have ever wondered about lighting and how it all works then this is the workshop for you. The workshop spans over two days and lunch is included in the cost of the workshop.  The fee is $20. The...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Wildcat Baseball Camp 2015

Paris Wildcat Baseball Camp 2015

Paris High School will be hosting two baseball camps in June. CAMP 1: Ages 6 – 10 yrs old; Dates: June 15 & 16; Time: 10:00 am to Noon CAMP 2: Ages 11 years old – students entering 9th grade; Dates: June 17 & 18; Time: 10:00 am to Noon The Paris Wildcat baseball camp is designed to...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
PJH Students Named to All-Region Band

PJH Students Named to All-Region Band

Fourteen Paris Junior High School band students were named to Region IV All-Region Band. On the front row are (from left) Aislinn Taylor, Keller Stripland, Brianna Johnson, Alyssa Tacuyan, Nathaniel Anderson, and Alec Finch.  On the second row are Skyla Mackey, Sahil Prakash, Zach Nation,...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Nine people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 1:37pm on 5/27/15 and 12:58am on 5/28/15. Farris, Mark Wallace, Public Intoxication Giberson, Robert Donald, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence Cooper, Sharon Ann, JN-Theft of Property>=$50<$500; Bail Jumping and Fail to...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in June at PJC

Continuing Education in June at PJC

Classes appealing to a variety of interests are available in June from Paris Junior College Continuing Education. They include basic Driver’s Education or Life Support, training to become a nurse aide or learning conversational Spanish. Classes are offered in the Bobby R. Walters Workforce...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 5/27/15

Paris PD Arrests on 5/27/15

Paris Police responded to 92 calls for service and arrested 2 persons on May 27th, 2015. Allen, Brenda Kaye, 35, Resist Arrest Search or Transport; Public Intoxication w/ 3 prior Porter, Joe Edward, 49, Fail to Maintain; Motor Vehicle Inspection     ...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Attempted Robbery in 600 Block of NW 9th Street

Attempted Robbery in 600 Block of NW 9th Street

At 8:06 P.M. on May 27, 2015, Paris Police responded to a call of a robbery in the 600 block of NW 9th Street. The clerk inside the store reported that he observed a white male wearing all black and a black male wearing a black shirt entered the store wearing bandana’s over their faces. The...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for May 28, 2015

Obituaries for May 28, 2015

Elbert Lee Prince 74, of Paris, formerly of Fort Worth, passed from this life on Wednesday, May 27, 2015.  Funeral services are set for 2:00 PM, Saturday, May 30, 2015 in the chapel of Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home with Rev. John Hennen officiating.  Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. ...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
June 1st jury panel cancellation

June 1st jury panel cancellation

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: The Jury panel summoned to report for the 62ND DISTRICT COURT on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. HAS BEEN CANCELLED.   If you have a question regarding your summons please call the District Clerk’s office at (903) 737-2427 and a clerk will be glad to help you. ...

05/28/2015 by Josh Allen
Snoring is no joke! By Chris Prakash, MD

Snoring is no joke! By Chris Prakash, MD

Dr. Chris Prakash, eParisExtra columnist Q: My husband snores during sleep. He also stops breathing for a few seconds occasionally. I am always worried that he might stop breathing completely. What should I do? A: It sounds like your husband has sleep apnea. This is a disorder in which...

05/28/2015 by Josh Allen
eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

 This is Jolly, he is a  8 / 9 week  old Lab mix. Jolly is very sweet and playful. He enjoys wrestling and romping with others but also loves to be held and cuddled. Jolly is a cross between black/chocolate, which makes him sable. The handsome young man is looking for a home. Please see...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Students Compete in Cultural Event

North Lamar Students Compete in Cultural Event

North Lamar High School students who are members of the Northeast Texas Organization of Language Educators (NET OLE) competed against others from across East Texas in the Foreign Language Competition at Texas A&M University – Commerce.  The students demonstrated their acquired foreign...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Choir Students Earn Medals at State

PHS Choir Students Earn Medals at State

Eight Paris High choir students returned with medals from the State Class 4A UIL Choir Solo & Ensemble Contest over the Memorial Day weekend in Pflugerville. Gold medalists earned superior ratings on their solo performances.  The group included senior Dylan Candelora, junior Quinn Dillard,...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Hilltop Home on 110+ Acres

Hilltop Home on 110+ Acres

Hilltop home on 110+ acres. Peaceful setting with a view. Rocking chair friendly front porch to watch the evening sunset. Custom built 4 bedroom home, 2.5 baths with open living concept. Recently updated kitchen with new granite countertops and tiles backsplash. Spacious open living room with...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS student receives wheelchair

PHS student receives wheelchair

  Thanks to an attentive community member, Jadadrion Ford now has a new wheelchair. Travis Jackson, an insurance agent with The Horace Mann Companies, regularly visits with area teachers.  In one of his visits, he became aware of a problem Jadadrion was experiencing and decided to do...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
TxDOT Could Close Highway 271 Tonight

TxDOT Could Close Highway 271 Tonight

TxDOT warns of possible closure of Highway 271 between Hugo and Paris as flood waters rise. TxDOT has announced that 271 near Arthur City could be closed sometime tonight if waters along the Red River continue to rise. On Tuesday afternoon, 271 was down to one lane on the Oklahoma.   ...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings on 5/26/15

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings on 5/26/15

Six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:53pm and 11:05pm on May 26, 2015. Marion, Taylor Elizabeth, Issuance of Bad Check Dillard, Lee Gene, Jr., Theft Property>=$50<$500 Ladell, Stacey Deshawn, CCC/Poss Marijuana<2oz Reyes, Gilbert Bobby, CCC/Poss Marijuana<2oz...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
 SHAC Recognizes North Lamar Poster Winners

SHAC Recognizes North Lamar Poster Winners

North Lamar’s School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) awarded winners of the “How do You Stay Physically Fit” poster contest.  Raynie Lewis from Everett Elementary was 1st place winner, Bryson Bates (pictured right) from Parker Elementary was 2nd place, and Logan Dority from Everett was...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra