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The New Lamar County Veterans Services Officer

On Monday the 8th of September, Laura Bivens was notified that she was selected by the Lamar County Commissioners Court as the new Lamar County Veterans Service Officer (VSO). She will be...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
“Sooners Spiked a 1st Place Win for the 2nd Year in a Row” 4th Annual United Way Mud Volleyball Tournament

“Sooners Spiked a 1st Place Win for the 2nd Year in a Row” 4th Annual United Way Mud Volleyball Tournament

What began as an invitation to Industry Leaders in the United Way of Lamar Annual Campaign, has grown into a highly competitive event.  With teams traveling from as far as Ada, Oklahoma to Pittsburgh, Texas, for this one day competition. Standing ankle deep in the soupy mud, teams of 3 men and...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Registered Sex Offender Sexually Assaults 10 month old Baby

Registered Sex Offender Sexually Assaults 10 month old Baby

40 year old Samuel Chico Gonzales, of Paris, was arrested on a warrant on September 15, 2014 charging him with aggravated sexual assault of a child. The warrant stemmed from a case where it was reported that a 10 month old baby had been sexually assaulted. During the investigation, Gonzales...

09/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Ricky Hayes Criticizes Defenbaugh Report

Ricky Hayes Criticizes Defenbaugh Report

Last night at the joint meeting of the Paris City Council and the Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC), Ricky Hayes, owner of Retail Attractions, gave a written statement to  the members concerning the audit and investigation done by Defenbaugh and Associates. Retail Attractions is...

09/16/2014 by eParisExtra

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North Lamar Beta Inducts New Members

North Lamar Beta Inducts New Members

Fifty new faces were welcomed into the North Lamar Beta Club on Sunday, September 14 at North Lamar High School.  The mission of the group is to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among students. Those inducted were Natalie Allen, Sam Asay, Tyler...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Man Arrested with Jar of Marijuana, Found to Be Growing Marijuana Plants

Man Arrested with Jar of Marijuana, Found to Be Growing Marijuana Plants

After Joshua Bryan Morris’ arrest on September 15, 2014 for possession of marijuana, Morris advised detectives that he was growing marijuana in his apartment in the 1600 block of NW Loop 286. Morris gave investigators consent to search his apartment. Inside, investigators allegedly found...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests 9/16/14

Paris PD Arrests 9/16/14

Paris Police responded to 112 calls for service and arrested 5 persons on September 16th, 2014. Devereaux, Patricia Nicole, 24, Theft Under $50; Theft by Check Gill, Camesha Miosha, Fail to Display Driver’s; Paris Muncipal Court Capias Malone, Jeffrey, 55, Unl Poss Firearm By...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
The New Lamar County Veterans Services Officer

The New Lamar County Veterans Services Officer

On Monday the 8th of September, Laura Bivens was notified that she was selected by the Lamar County Commissioners Court as the new Lamar County Veterans Service Officer (VSO). She will be replacing the Interim VSO, C.H. “Chet” Hilyer.  Yesterday, she was formally appointed by County Judge...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Malone Arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

Malone Arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

Jeffery Malone, 55, of Paris, was arrested at about 2:13 P.M. on September 16, 2014 and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. A Paris Police Officer made contact with Malone in the 700 block of Bonham St in reference to a traffic complaint. Malone was wearing a shoulder...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Neighbor Takes Photos of A Burglary Suspect who is Apprehended by Police

Neighbor Takes Photos of A Burglary Suspect who is Apprehended by Police

Paris Police Officers responded to the 3000 block of Abbott Lane in reference to a security check at about 8:36 A.M. yesterday, September 16, 2014. The caller advised that she was witnessing a black male attempting to break into a residence. The caller advised that she is a neighbor and...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
“Sooners Spiked a 1st Place Win for the 2nd Year in a Row” 4th Annual United Way Mud Volleyball Tournament

“Sooners Spiked a 1st Place Win for the 2nd Year in a Row” 4th Annual United Way Mud Volleyball Tournament

What began as an invitation to Industry Leaders in the United Way of Lamar Annual Campaign, has grown into a highly competitive event.  With teams traveling from as far as Ada, Oklahoma to Pittsburgh, Texas, for this one day competition. Standing ankle deep in the soupy mud, teams of 3 men and...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

Meet this tiny girl Jasmine , aka “Jazzy” . Jazzy is very tiny, weighing in around 6 lbs. she is a chocolate and white terrier mix. She is a little shy but very sweet. Jasmine is terrified here at the shelter she needs a loving home . Come by the Paris Animal shelter and meet...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom House in Reno

Three Bedroom House in Reno

VERY WELL MAINTAINED. QUIET NEIGHBORHOOD. COUNTRY VIEWS. DEN HAS NATURAL GAS HEATER WITH MANTLE. RADIANT (GAS) HEATER FOR BACK UP HEAT. ENERGY EFFICIENT WINDOWS. COVERED PATIO OVERLOOKS NEIGHBORS ACREAGE. STG. BLDG. TREE SHADED LOT. TREE SWING IN FRONT STAYS. UPDATED COLORS. KITCHEN/ BREAKFAST....

09/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Man Arrested With Jar of Marijuana and A Military Knife

Man Arrested With Jar of Marijuana and A Military Knife

On September 15, 2014 at about 8:25 P.M., Paris Police responded to a call in the 1800 block of NW Loop 286 where it was reported that a white male with no shirt on had just tried to sell the caller some marijuana. The caller stated that the man was carrying a large jar filled with marijuana...

09/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Registered Sex Offender Sexually Assaults 10 month old Baby

Registered Sex Offender Sexually Assaults 10 month old Baby

40 year old Samuel Chico Gonzales, of Paris, was arrested on a warrant on September 15, 2014 charging him with aggravated sexual assault of a child. The warrant stemmed from a case where it was reported that a 10 month old baby had been sexually assaulted. During the investigation, Gonzales...

09/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Ricky Hayes Criticizes Defenbaugh Report

Ricky Hayes Criticizes Defenbaugh Report

Last night at the joint meeting of the Paris City Council and the Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC), Ricky Hayes, owner of Retail Attractions, gave a written statement to  the members concerning the audit and investigation done by Defenbaugh and Associates. Retail Attractions is...

09/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Obituaries for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

WANDA LEE BROWN , 86, of Reno, Texas, passed from this life unexpectedly on Friday September 12, 2014 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday September 17, 2014 in the chapel of Starrett Funeral Home with Wade White officiating. Interment will follow in...

09/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Arrests on Sept. 15, 2014

Paris Police Arrests on Sept. 15, 2014

Six individuals were arrested on Monday, September 15th in Paris. Ebbs, Ivan Lee, 32, Public Intoxication w/3 prior Gonzales, Samuel Chico, 40, Agg Sexual Assault Holt, Tony Curtis, 53, Speeding; Fail to Display Driver’s; Violate Promise To; Fail to Appear Non Traffic Morris, Joshua...

09/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Keith Mitchell Under the Red Hat

Keith Mitchell Under the Red Hat

In Precinct 4 the County Commissioner is running unopposed on the republican ticket for the November 4th elections for his second term. Keith Mitchell is the incumbent Commissioner going into his second term. Four years ago he was unopposed in the GOP Primary and won against Jackie Wheeler on...

09/16/2014 by eParisExtra
PEDC Recommends No Further Action on Investigatory Report

PEDC Recommends No Further Action on Investigatory Report

In a joint session Monday night between the Paris City Council and the Paris Economic Development Corporation, Mayor Matt Frierson called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. at the City Council Chamber. With the only agenda item being to discuss and receive a report from PEDC on the competed...

09/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom Home in Paris ISD

Three Bedroom Home in Paris ISD

Home has a very efficient floor plan with large rooms. Hall bath is designed for limited handicap access. Gas is piped to home and currently available only in the fireplace. AC and hot water heaters are marked with installation dates and are not very old. Offset in back fence is for the gas...

09/15/2014 by eParisExtra
Detroit Man With Outstanding Warrants Found in Paris

Detroit Man With Outstanding Warrants Found in Paris

22 year old Richard Doyal Rodgers of Detroit was located in the 10 block of SW 4th St at about 11:51 A.M. on Sunday, September 14, 2014 and found to have several outstanding warrants. One of the warrants was a motion to revoke his probation on a sexual assault of a child case in Red River...

09/15/2014 by eParisExtra
Two Convicted Felons Found with Methamphetamine, Marijuana and a Handgun

Two Convicted Felons Found with Methamphetamine, Marijuana and a Handgun

44 year old Solena Kaye Wolf and 35 Year old Doyle Thurman McGuire, both of Paris were arrested on Friday, September 12th in the 1300 block of Polk St.  They were arrested when detectives with the Paris Police Department made contact with them at their residence while investigating a recent...

09/15/2014 by eParisExtra
Attorney General Ruling on the Release of PEDC Report Agrees with City

Attorney General Ruling on the Release of PEDC Report Agrees with City

eParisExtra.com received a letter today from the office of Greg Abbott, Attorney General of Texas, regarding a public information request to release the report from Defenbaugh & Associates on the Forensic Audit of the Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC). The letter was addressed...

09/15/2014 by eParisExtra
Man Charged For Leaving Scene of Accident and Disorderly Conduct

Man Charged For Leaving Scene of Accident and Disorderly Conduct

Stephen Matthew Norman 28 year old Stephen Matthew Norman of Paris was arrested at about 12:52 A.M. on Saturday, September 13, 2014 and charged with leaving the scene of an accident that involved injuries and disorderly conduct. Norman’s vehicle was observed a few minutes after the reported...

09/15/2014 by eParisExtra
Drunk Man Enters Woman's Home

Drunk Man Enters Woman's Home

Ivan Ebbs, 32 Paris Policed arrested 32 year old Ivan Ebbs at about 7:53 P.M. on Friday, September 12, 2014 after officers responded to a call of a possible burglary of a residence in progress in the 100 block of SW 7th St. The caller advised dispatch that an unknown male had entered her...

09/15/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Grand Jury Indictments

Lamar County Grand Jury Indictments

Lamar County Grand Jury Indictments from September 11, 2014: Lamar County Courthouse Andrew, Angela Dawn – Credit Card Abuse Bailey, Seqouyah Trey – Burglary of a Building Biggers, Rashad Dewayne – Felon in Possession of a Firearm Boyd, Sharon Hollowell – Possession...

09/15/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Twenty-eight people were arrested by the Paris PD over the weekend. Cawvey, April Tametra, 26, Fail to Maintain; Fail to Display Driver’s; Violate Promise To Croy, Matthew Paul, 29, Driving While Ebbs, Ivan Lee, 32, Public Intoxication w/3 prior; Criminal Trespass Edge, Casey Burdette,...

09/15/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Crime Stoppers Receives National Awards

Lamar County Crime Stoppers Receives National Awards

Lamar County Crime Stoppers received two national awards from Crime Stoppers USA in Austin Texas recently. Lamar County Crime Stoppers and The Paris News was selected as winner of the media award for best crime of the week in communities up to 250,000 in population. Our crime of the week was...

09/15/2014 by eParisExtra
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