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Paris City Council to Hold Special Session on Thursday

Paris City Council The Paris City Council will meet in special session on Thursday, September 18th at 5:15pm. The Council will hold a second public hearing on the City’s proposal to...

09/14/2014 by eParisExtra
Wildcat Mistakes Lead to First Loss of Year, 51-41

Wildcat Mistakes Lead to First Loss of Year, 51-41

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Paris Defense tried to contain highly-ranked Chapel Hill in Tyler on Friday night. Two schools known for their team speed put on a marathon track meet Friday night at Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldog Stadium that wasn’t decided until a failed 4th-and-6 gamble by the Paris...

09/14/2014 by Tim Taylor
High School Football Week Three Recap

High School Football Week Three Recap

Week three of the High School Football season is behind us, with three of the local teams in action. The Chisum Mustangs had their bye week, but the North Lamar Panthers, Paris High Wildcats and Prairiland Patriots were all in action. Prairiland 29 – Clarksville 19 After starting out on...

09/13/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar holds off an S & S comeback to remain Undefeated

North Lamar holds off an S & S comeback to remain Undefeated

(Photo by Adam Routon)North Lamar offense in the huddle prior to the opening play in Friday night’s win against S & S. Sadler, TX – It wasn’t pretty by any stretch of the imagination but a win is a win and the North Lamar Panthers (3–0) will take the 24 – 22 victory...

09/13/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor

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Five Bedroom Home on Over Two Acres

Five Bedroom Home on Over Two Acres

Beautiful country home with large shop with living quarters in shop. This home is amazing and ready to move into. Five Bedrooms; 3 1/2 baths. 2.05 Acres. NL ISD. ...

09/14/2014 by eParisExtra
Public Schools Outperforming Charter Schools

Public Schools Outperforming Charter Schools

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently announced that during the 2012-13 school year (the most recent year of the rating) Texas’ traditional public schools outperformed charter schools in both academic and financial measurements. That’s good news for Lamar County, where there...

09/14/2014 by eParisExtra
Free Gospel Concert at First Christian Church

Free Gospel Concert at First Christian Church

A free “Gaither Style” Gospel Concert will be held at First Christian Church on Saturday, September 20th at 6pm. The concert will feature the Booth Family, Dimples Hisaw, The Davidson Siters, Louis Bowerman and many more local singers. There will also be comedy by Herkimur and...

09/14/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris City Council to Hold Special Session on Thursday

Paris City Council to Hold Special Session on Thursday

Paris City Council The Paris City Council will meet in special session on Thursday, September 18th at 5:15pm. The Council will hold a second public hearing on the City’s proposal to increase tax revenues from the preceding tax year and to set the tax rate for 2014. Also on the agenda is...

09/14/2014 by eParisExtra
Wildcat Mistakes Lead to First Loss of Year, 51-41

Wildcat Mistakes Lead to First Loss of Year, 51-41

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Paris Defense tried to contain highly-ranked Chapel Hill in Tyler on Friday night. Two schools known for their team speed put on a marathon track meet Friday night at Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldog Stadium that wasn’t decided until a failed 4th-and-6 gamble by the Paris...

09/14/2014 by Tim Taylor
Multi-Family Duplex - Great Rental Property

Multi-Family Duplex - Great Rental Property

Investors take a look! 2/1brick dueplex in Reno. High traffic area in North Lamar ISD. $99,500. ...

09/13/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC President Pamela Anglin takes Ice Bucket Challenge

PJC President Pamela Anglin takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Last Saturday at the PJC DragonFest, PJC President Dr. Pamela Anglin participated in the “ice bucket challenge” to benefit ALS. Dr. Anglin is pictured with Kenneth Webb taking the challenge. ...

09/13/2014 by eParisExtra
Two Speakers Come to Paris to Address Concerns over Nation's Highways

Two Speakers Come to Paris to Address Concerns over Nation's Highways

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a presentation  regarding the nation’s highway infrastructure on September 22nd at 5pm at 8 West Plaza in downtown Paris. The keynote speaker will be  author and speaker Dan McNichol of Boston, who has published four books on the...

09/13/2014 by eParisExtra
High School Football Week Three Recap

High School Football Week Three Recap

Week three of the High School Football season is behind us, with three of the local teams in action. The Chisum Mustangs had their bye week, but the North Lamar Panthers, Paris High Wildcats and Prairiland Patriots were all in action. Prairiland 29 – Clarksville 19 After starting out on...

09/13/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar holds off an S & S comeback to remain Undefeated

North Lamar holds off an S & S comeback to remain Undefeated

(Photo by Adam Routon)North Lamar offense in the huddle prior to the opening play in Friday night’s win against S & S. Sadler, TX – It wasn’t pretty by any stretch of the imagination but a win is a win and the North Lamar Panthers (3–0) will take the 24 – 22 victory...

09/13/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Home on 164 Acres

Home on 164 Acres

DAIRY FARMERS DELIGHT. THIS 164 AC FARM IS LOCATED JUST MINUTES FROM TOWN. PROPERTY HAS A 2/2 HOME WITH PIE SHOP, FIVE PONDS, SEVERAL BARNS, SILO AND OLD DAIRY BARN, SEVERAL FENCED AREAS LOCATED ON THE PROPERTY. Chisum ISD. ...

09/12/2014 by eParisExtra
U.S. Marshals Arrest Texoma Man in Paris

U.S. Marshals Arrest Texoma Man in Paris

U.S. Marshals arrested a Texoma man wanted on drug charges in Paris earlier this week. On Wednesday, Christopher Scott Anderson, 48, was arrested at the Evening Side apartments, on Bonham Street, by U.S. Marshals The agents were assisted by the Paris PD and the Lamar County Sherriff’s...

09/12/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Residents Remember 9/11 with Silent Parade

Paris Residents Remember 9/11 with Silent Parade

Silent parade in memorial to the tragedy of September 11 (Photo by Josh Allen, eParisExtra) Paris remembered the 13th anniversary of the attacks on September 11, 2001 with a silent parade yesterday. Despite the rain, the parade route began at the Lamar County Fairgrounds, circled around the...

09/12/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituary for Friday, September 12th

Obituary for Friday, September 12th

Leon Michael Duplechan, 70 of Arthur City, Texas passed away September 4, 2014. A Funeral Mass has been set for Friday, September 12, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church with Father Anthony Stoeppel as celebrant. Visitation will be on Friday at the church from 2:30 P.M....

09/12/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 9/11/2014

Paris PD Arrests on 9/11/2014

The Paris Police Department arrested four yesterday. Adults arrested include: Coleman, Leslie Lee, 29, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Foster, James Dustin, 22, Fishing Without a License Squires, Courtney Leigh, 27, Public Intoxication; Possession of Drug; Poss Marijuana<2oz; Poss CS PG...

09/12/2014 by eParisExtra
Rare Respiratory Illness hits the Midwest, Are We Next? By Chris Prakash, MD

Rare Respiratory Illness hits the Midwest, Are We Next? By Chris Prakash, MD

Dr. Chris Prakash, eParisExtra columnist Q: My 7 year old son has had a cold for the last few days. How do I know that he does not have the same respiratory illness that has hospitalized children across the midwest? A: Obviously you have heard about the respiratory illness that has affected...

09/12/2014 by eParisExtra
Best Live Irish Music Ever - Tomorrow Night

Best Live Irish Music Ever - Tomorrow Night

Enjoy a rare treat as one of the best Irish folksingers performs live here in Paris at the Listening Room at That Guy’s Coffee this Saturday night.  Tickets are only $15 and are available by clicking on the poster above.  Doors open at 7pm and the music starts at 7:30pm.  Don’t...

09/12/2014 by eParisExtra
J.B. - the modern retelling of the biblical story of Job - premieres at PCT this weekend

J.B. - the modern retelling of the biblical story of Job - premieres at PCT this weekend

Nickles (left), played by Jess Micah Halbert, takes on the role of Satan as Mr. Zuss (right), played by Mike Risinger, assumes the role of God in the play-within-a-play retelling of the biblical story of the faithfulness of Job. Paris Community Theatre will premiere its rendition of the classic...

09/11/2014 by Josh Allen
Danny Defenbaugh Will Not Attend Joint Meeting

Danny Defenbaugh Will Not Attend Joint Meeting

A joint meeting between the Paris City Council and the Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) is scheduled for Monday, September 15th at 5pm in the Council Chambers. The purpose of this joint meeting is to hear information included in the final report of the forensic audit of the...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris, Texas -- 9th Most Dangerous City in Texas?

Paris, Texas -- 9th Most Dangerous City in Texas?

Paris, Texas According to a report released by Home Security Shield and based on the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report, Paris was found to be the ninth most dangerous city in the state of Texas. Weslaco was the most dangerous city, followed by Texarkana, Lufkin, Edinburg, San Antonio,...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Health Forum Engages Audience

PJC Health Forum Engages Audience

PJC biology instructor and biomedical sciences program coordinator Jack Brown welcomes the audience as speakers (from left), Dr. Mark Gibbs, Dr. Celeste Wilcox and PRMC COO Patti Monczewski look on. An enthusiastic audience was on hand for a health forum offered at Paris Junior College last...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for September 11, 2014

Obituaries for September 11, 2014

Pauline Maxey Metzleur passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, just a few hours short of her 97th birthday.  Pauline was born on September 10, 1917 in Tulsa, OK to Hazel and Paul Jones and raised in Brookville, IN. She met and married Carl Maxey in Lubbock, Texas, where they lived and...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests 9/10/14

Paris PD Arrests 9/10/14

Three people were arrested by the Paris Police Department on September 10, 2014. Robertson, Tanavionne Marcell, 21, Criminal Trespass Tennon, Jerome Everidge, 29, Fail to Display Driver’s Thomas, Rodrick Onesimus, 46, Fail to Maintain ...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
United Way Campaign Kickoff Today

United Way Campaign Kickoff Today

The United Way Annual Campaign will be holding its kickoff today from 4pm-6pm at the Love Civic Center. The Kickoff will feature a Volunteer Fair hosted by the United Way Community Partners as well as entertainment by Full Blast Productions, food, beverages and prizes. A weekend hunting trip...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Investigating Two Robberies

Paris Police Investigating Two Robberies

Paris Police responded to 120 calls for service and arrested 3 persons on September 4, 2014.   Of the calls for service four disturbances were reported, one burglary of a motor vehicle, one burglary of a residence, two thefts, and two robberies. Both robberies were reported on the same...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar ISD Prepares for Homecoming Festivities

North Lamar ISD Prepares for Homecoming Festivities

Next week, North Lamar ISD will be celebrating Homecoming Week with a Wizard of Oz theme. Spirit week will include wearing green on Monday, Twister Tuesday students are encouraged to wear clothes backwards and inside out; Wednesday is twin day; Thursday is dress like an animal; and  on Friday...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra