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City Council Sends PEDC Investigatory Report to Attorney General

Matt Frierson, Mayor Mayor Matt Frierson called Monday night’s City Council meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. at the City Council Chamber located at 107 E. Kaufman Street in downtown Paris. After...

09/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Dylan's Driver's 'Rides For Reason'

Dylan's Driver's "Rides For Reason"

The 2014 “Rides for a Reason”, benefiting Dylan’s Drivers was  a big success on Saturday. In the 5k run/walk,  Colby Estes was the Best Overall Male Winner and Cheri Bedford was the best Overall Female Winner. (Pictured with Vicki Ballard). Yuvonne Harris, an employee of...

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Red River Valley Fair Opens Tuesday

Red River Valley Fair Opens Tuesday

The annual Red River Valley Fair opens on Tuesday, September 23rd and runs through Saturday, September 27th. The carnival rides are open daily from 6pm-11pm Tues-Thurs. and from 6pm-midnight on Friday. On Saturday, the carnival will be open from 11am- midnight. The fair features a home and...

09/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris High with another pre-district victory despite Mistakes

Paris High with another pre-district victory despite Mistakes

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Quez Allen taking a snap earlier this year against Melissa. Longview – When looking at the schedule before the season started, it was quite certain that the Paris High Wildcats had their work cut out for them before district started. Having already played Mt....

09/21/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor

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Unbelievable 4 Bedroom House With Shop and Covered Golf Hitting Range

Unbelievable 4 Bedroom House With Shop and Covered Golf Hitting Range

CUSTOM BUILT 4 BEDROOM 2 1/2 BATHS ONLY 3 MILES FROM SE LOOP 286 IN DEED RESTRICTED COMMUNITY – FEATURES GOURMET KITCHEN WITH STAINLESS STEEL PROFESSIONAL 5 BURNER RANGE, DOUBLE OVENS, CUSTOM CABINETS AND GRANITE COUNTERTOPS – KITCHEN IS OPEN TO LIVING AND DINING AREA WITH SEATING...

09/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Street Closures on Thursday at 8th and Lamar

Street Closures on Thursday at 8th and Lamar

On Thursday, September 25th several streets will be closed around the intersection of 8th and Lamar.  A recent car crash broke a utility pole at ground level.  Unfortunately, this pole is a major provider for electrical lines, phone lines and cable lines.  All three utilities are working to...

09/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Allan Wayne Murray Charged with Aggravated Assault

Allan Wayne Murray Charged with Aggravated Assault

Yesterday,  September 22nd, Paris Police Officers arrested 63 year old Allan Wayne Murray, of Paris at about 3:49 P.M. Murray was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Officers were advised that Murray had allegedly threatened his brother with a knife. The victim told...

09/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for A Texas Locksmith

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for A Texas Locksmith

Last Thursday, September 18th, the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for new member, A Texas Locksmith. The Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening was catered by Casa Del Mare and sweets provided  by Chocolate Kettle. There were door prizes as well as product and tool...

09/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 9/22/14

Paris PD Arrests on 9/22/14

Murray, Allan Wayne, 63, Agg Assault Reed, Dana Marie, 32, Fail to Maintain (3 counts); Expired Motor Vehicle (2 counts) Robinson, Donetta Annette, 32, Public Intoxication w/ 3 prior Tinajero, J Carmen, 62, Fail to Drive in a Single; Fail to Display Driver’s ...

09/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Tuesday, September 23

Obituaries for Tuesday, September 23

WILLIAM ALFRED NASH 89, of Paris, died at 11:35 AM, Sunday, September 21, 2014 at home. Funeral services are set for 10:00 AM, Wednesday, September 24, 2014 in the chapel of Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Cannon officiating.  Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.  The family will...

09/23/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Homecoming Float Winners

North Lamar Homecoming Float Winners

The float winners from last Friday’s North Lamar Homecoming Parade have been announced. First Place was Stone Middle School Girls Athletics “Land of Paws.” 2nd place went to the NLHS Peer Mentors & EDD. And 3rd place was awarded to NLHS FFA. Most Spirit was the NLHS girls...

09/23/2014 by eParisExtra
City Council Sends PEDC Investigatory Report to Attorney General

City Council Sends PEDC Investigatory Report to Attorney General

Matt Frierson, Mayor Mayor Matt Frierson called Monday night’s City Council meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. at the City Council Chamber located at 107 E. Kaufman Street in downtown Paris. After the invocation and the pledge of allegiance, a citizen’s forum was opened to the public.  Mr. Bob...

09/23/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Homecoming Queen and King

North Lamar Homecoming Queen and King

Ashely White, daughter of Beverly and Wade White, was crowned North Lamar’s Homecoming Queen during the pre-game coronation Friday night at R. L. Maddox Stadium.  She was presented the crown, pageant sash and yellow roses by the 2013 Homecoming Queen, Jamie Hofer, and this year’s...

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Waddle Arrested for Mulitiple Auto Thefts

Waddle Arrested for Mulitiple Auto Thefts

The NE Texas Auto Theft Task Force is working an investigation in which a single arrest was made clearing several recent motor vehicle thefts, motor vehicle break ins and a burglary of habitation. Detective David Rowton worked the case which also involved officers from Ft. Worth PD and the...

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris Police responded to 289 calls for service and arrested 29 persons over the weekend. Those arrested include: Black, Antreus Laqun, 24, Motor Vehicle Inspection Bolton, Christopher Lee, 54, Public Intoxication Bridgers, Zachary Lance, 27, Assault Causes Bodily; Assault Family Violence Class...

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Fourteen Year Old Girl Steals Car and Hits a House

Fourteen Year Old Girl Steals Car and Hits a House

On Saturday night,  September 20th at about 9:37pm, Paris Police arrested a 14 year old female girl and charged her with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Earlier, about 8:10pm, Paris PD Officers responded to a call that a vehicle had been  stolen from the 600 block of SE 13th...

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Officers Respond to a Call of Child Abuse to 4 month old baby

Officers Respond to a Call of Child Abuse to 4 month old baby

Paris Police Officers responded the PRMC Emergency Room at 12:43pm on September 20th  to a call of a child abuse that had occurred at a residence in the 700 block of NE 10th Street. Paris Police were advised that a four month old baby had suffered trauma to the right side of her head....

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Jeffery Seat Arrested on Two Warrants Including Indecency With A Child By Contact

Jeffery Seat Arrested on Two Warrants Including Indecency With A Child By Contact

Jeffery Ray Seat, 36, of Paris was arrested at about 8:22 A.M. on Friday, September 19, 2014 at the Lamar County Probation Office on two felony warrants. One warrant charged Seat with a probation violation from a 2012 arson charge while the second warrant charged him of indecency with a child...

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Dylan's Driver's 'Rides For Reason'

Dylan's Driver's "Rides For Reason"

The 2014 “Rides for a Reason”, benefiting Dylan’s Drivers was  a big success on Saturday. In the 5k run/walk,  Colby Estes was the Best Overall Male Winner and Cheri Bedford was the best Overall Female Winner. (Pictured with Vicki Ballard). Yuvonne Harris, an employee of...

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Budget, PEDC and the City Attorney on Agenda for City Council Meeting tonight

Budget, PEDC and the City Attorney on Agenda for City Council Meeting tonight

The Paris City Council will be voting on adopting the $44 million city budget for the fiscal period of October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015 at tonight’s city council meeting.  In addition to a vote on the budget, council members will be voting on the tax revenue increase and a tax...

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Junior High Wildcat Football.

Paris Junior High Wildcat Football.

The Paris 8th grade Blue Team traveled to Sulphur Springs last Thursday evening. The Paris Wildcats fought hard but lost 20-16. Offensively for the PJH Blue Team Wildcats, Anqurrus Harris threw a 7 yd touchdown pass to T.J. Williams. Devin Dixon and Josh Johnson also played well offensively....

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, September 22, 2014

Obituaries for Monday, September 22, 2014

Charles Jerry Rhodes, 71, of Paris, Texas, went to dwell within the everlasting embrace of our Heavenly Father on Friday, September 19, 2014, after a lengthy battle with Multiple Myeloma. At the time of his passing he was surrounded by his beloved family. The family has scheduled memorial...

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week - Burglary

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week - Burglary

The Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week for September 21st through September 29th, 2014 is an open investigation into a burglary that happened back in August. On August 14, 2014, Lamar County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a burglary of a building on CR 43351 where it was reported that someone...

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Flu Shots now available at Paris Apothecary

Flu Shots now available at Paris Apothecary

Flu shots are available now at Paris Apothecary, so don’t delay.  Go get your flu shot today.  Paris Apothecary is locate at 707 Lamar Avenue, Suite A.  Paris Apothecary will bill your insurance, or pay just $25.  903-785-4208.  Click the poster for more information about the many...

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Office Building on Collegiate Drive for Sale

Office Building on Collegiate Drive for Sale

Almost new office building, approximatley 1800 sq ft in a highly visible area across from Tejas Shopping Center on Collegiate Drive. Approximately 1800 Square feet. $340,000. ...

09/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Red River Valley Fair Opens Tuesday

Red River Valley Fair Opens Tuesday

The annual Red River Valley Fair opens on Tuesday, September 23rd and runs through Saturday, September 27th. The carnival rides are open daily from 6pm-11pm Tues-Thurs. and from 6pm-midnight on Friday. On Saturday, the carnival will be open from 11am- midnight. The fair features a home and...

09/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris High with another pre-district victory despite Mistakes

Paris High with another pre-district victory despite Mistakes

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Quez Allen taking a snap earlier this year against Melissa. Longview – When looking at the schedule before the season started, it was quite certain that the Paris High Wildcats had their work cut out for them before district started. Having already played Mt....

09/21/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Four Bedroom home on 4.9 Acres in Chisum ISD

Four Bedroom home on 4.9 Acres in Chisum ISD

Beautifully appointed custom home in Chisum ISD. 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths and office with over 2300 sq ft of living area on 4.947 acres! What more can you ask for? You will enjoy large living area including kitchen and breakfast and larger than average bedrooms! Great closet space, crown...

09/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Free First Aid / CPR / AED Certification class

Free First Aid / CPR / AED Certification class

As part of Red Cross Lamar County’ “Be Prepared Paris” campaign to increase the community’s emergency and disaster preparedness, the local Red Cross will be hosting another free First Aid / CPR / AED Certification class on Saturday, September 27, 2014.  The class...

09/20/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar keeps rolling with a win on Homecoming

North Lamar keeps rolling with a win on Homecoming

(Photo by Adam Routon)North Lamar runs onto the field prior to their Homecoming Game Friday night. Paris – The North Lamar Panthers welcomed the Anna Coyotes to R.L. Maddox stadium for their 2014 Homecoming game. The Panthers, trying to build on a 3–0 start to the season, did not...

09/20/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor