Trail de Paris boasts new yoga park, painted trashcans
Trail de Paris boasts new yoga park, painted trashcans

Trail de Paris boasts new yoga park, painted trashcans

Trail de Paris has some new amenities to help improve health and catch the eye while keeping it clean...click to read more.

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PISD approves alternative high school
PISD approves alternative high school

PISD approves alternative high school

Paris independent School District will begin next year with a new, alternative high school program...click to read more.

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Weekend ceremony at Pat Mayse Lake marks boys’ transition from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts
Weekend ceremony at Pat Mayse Lake marks boys’ transition from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts

Weekend ceremony at Pat Mayse Lake marks boys’ transition from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts

About a dozen Webelos Scouts gathered after dark at Camp Kiwanis on the banks of Pat Mayse Lake last weekend to observe the boys’ passage from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts...click to read more...click to read more.

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PISD eyes program that would offer free breakfast, lunch to all students
PISD eyes program that would offer free breakfast, lunch to all students

PISD eyes program that would offer free breakfast, lunch to all students

The Paris Independent School District is weighing a federal program that would mean free breakfast and lunch for all students...click to read more.

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Paris police investigate two weekend motor vehicle accidents
Paris police investigate two weekend motor vehicle accidents

Paris police investigate two weekend motor vehicle accidents

Paris police responded to two motor vehicle accidents Saturday night...click to read more.

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PJC invites GED graduates to celebrate with friends and family

PJC invites GED graduates to celebrate with friends and family

Paris Junior College Adult Education and Family Literacy in pleased to announce the upcoming GED graduation on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the PJC Hunt Center. Everyone who received his or her General Educational Development (GED) within…

Downtown Paris

Public heads to Maxey house for an egg-citing time

Public heads to Maxey house for an egg-citing time

Children of all ages got to enjoy some “Easter Egg Fun” hosted by Paris Main Street at the Maxey House on Saturday. The free event was for children and their families. Activities included Easter Egg…

Real Estate

3 Bedroom, 3 Bath on over 34 Acres

3 Bedroom, 3 Bath on over 34 Acres

BEAUTIFUL 3X3 SETTING  ON OVER 34 ACRES, MOBILE HOME WITH METAL UNDER PINNING, GORGEOUS LANDSCAPING,1 ACRE STOCK POND,METAL PIPED FENCING, PASTURES ARE FENCED AND CROSS FENCED,3 LARGE BARNS WITH WATER AND ELECTRIC, 3 HORSE STALLS…

Non Profit

Free Lunch at the Salvation Army

Free Lunch at the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, the New Hope Center and Christians in Action have joined together to start a new monthly program to feed those in need. Next Saturday, April 26th at noon will be the first “Free…

Culture

New Music School Opens in Paris

New Music School Opens in Paris

In response to many years of being asked, “Would you teach me to play banjo?” Boyd Hudgens has officially opening his school of music, “Stringbender Music.”  The studio is located just east of Paris on…

Behind the Scenes

Open-air beer and wine garden opens in historic downtown Paris

Open-air beer and wine garden opens in historic downtown Paris

Bret Holbert and his wife, Sherrie, are back in the food business as proprietors of “107″ — an open air beer and wine garden at 107 Grand Ave., just off the southwest corner of the…

Non Profit

Adult ESL Classes Extended

Adult ESL Classes Extended

The United Way announced that the ESL Classes will be continuing through June 27. In Paris classes are offered at the Givens Family Center, 655 MLK Jr. Drive from 8:30am-11:30am, Monday-Thursday. For more information contact…

Obituaries

Obituaries for Friday, April 18

Obituaries for Friday, April 18

GENEVA ALENE WIDEMAN STREETY, 81, of Garland, passed from this life March 23, 2014 at Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Cremation was conducted by Eastgate Funeral Home. Although no formal service will be held, the family will…

9-1-1

U.S. Postal Service reports gasoline stolen from postal vehicles

U.S. Postal Service reports gasoline stolen from postal vehicles

Sometime between 6:30 P.M. on Wednesday and 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, the chain link fence on the south side of the U.S. post office at the intersection of Clarksville Street and Sixth Street was cut,…

9-1-1

CrimeStoppers Crime of the Week

CrimeStoppers Crime of the Week

As reported on eParisExtra.com earlier this week, the Paris Police are asking for your assistance with information about the disappearance of 29 year old Troy Wilbord Gray, Jr. Mr. Gray was last seen about 1:30 A.M…

North Lamar

North Lamar HS Bands Earn Sweepstakes

North Lamar HS Bands Earn Sweepstakes

The North Lamar High School Symphonic and Concert Bands brought their best to the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Concert and Sight Reading contest on April 16 in Mt. Pleasant.  Both bands earned Superior ratings (1s)…

PJC

PJC Marks National Poetry Month on Monday

PJC Marks National Poetry Month on Monday

Paris Junior College will celebrate National Poetry Month by showcasing poetry about Texas or poems written by Texans at an event this Monday, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Delta Psi Omega, the honor fraternity for drama students at PJC,…

Extra Articles

Ratcliffe: ‘Still chasing,’ but gaining

Ratcliffe: ‘Still chasing,’ but gaining

John Ratcliffe says he’s still behind in the runoff election against Ralph Hall for the 4th Congressional District of Texas, but is catching up. “I feel like I’m still chasing, but the exciting thing to…

Panther Sports

The Panthers offense too much for Liberty Eylau in 14-0 rout

The Panthers offense too much for Liberty Eylau in 14-0 rout

The Panthers shut the door early on Liberty Eylau , capturing a 14-0 victory on Tuesday. With eight runs in the first three innings, the Panthers left no doubt about the eventual outcome. A two-run…

Panther Sports

North Lamar Pantherette Varsity drubs Liberty-Eylau, 13-3

North Lamar Pantherette Varsity drubs Liberty-Eylau, 13-3

Liberty-Eylau didn’t stand a chance on Tuesday, as the North Lamar Pantherettes captured a blowout 13-3 win in six innings. North Lamar Pantherette Varsity scored six runs in the third on a three-run home run…

Real Estate

4 Bedroom in NLISD

4 Bedroom in NLISD

IMMACULATE 4 BR IN NLSD. OPEN FLOOR PLAN. SPLIT MASTER. TILE IN LIVING AREA WITH MOSAIC DESIGN IN LIVING ROOM.  GAS LOGS.  JETTED GARDEN TUB WITH SEPARATE SHOWER. NICE WALK-IN CLOSET IN MASTER BR. BEAUTIFULLY…

Behind the Scenes

Lamar County Spring Trash-Off this Saturday

Lamar County Spring Trash-Off this Saturday

It’s that time of year once again! Step away from your calendar, you didn’t forget a holiday (though, just in case you did, Easter is on Sunday!). Rather, it’s time to get up, get dressed…

Downtown Paris

Easter Egg Fun at the Maxey House

Easter Egg Fun at the Maxey House

Bring your children to the Maxey House on Saturday, April 19th from 9am – noon.  Paris Main Street is hosting “Easter Egg Fun” at the Maxey House. This free event is for children and their families…

9-1-1

Lamar County Sheriff Department Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Department Bookings

Trigg, Kanavis Tramond, MAN/DEL CS PG 2 or 2-A >=4G Rucker, Adrian Lynn, Fail to Give Fugitive Intent; Give False Info Davis, Stafford Dewayne, Jr., BS/Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Member Medrano, Joseph Martin, BS/Criminal…

Local News

Lake Crook Park Supporters to Organize

Lake Crook Park Supporters to Organize

The ongoing discussion and debate of how to fully utilize and improve Lake Crook has led supporters of a Lake Crook Park to organize. The first meeting of “Friends of Lake Crook Park” will be held Tuesday, April…

9-1-1

Paris Police Arrests 4/16/14

Paris Police Arrests 4/16/14

Armstrong, Dominic Alline, 24, Unsafe Backing; Fail to Maintain; Fail to Display Driver’s Biglake, Billy Wayne, 52, Assault Class A Dillard, Brittney Ladawn, 24, Seat Belt Violation; Violate Promise To Hardy, Philana Antonette, 33, Defective…

Non Profit

Trail de Paris boasts new yoga park, painted trashcans

Trail de Paris boasts new yoga park, painted trashcans

Trail de Paris has some new amenities to help improve health and catch the eye while keeping it clean. “One is a trashcan project, a partnership between the Friends of the Trail and the Paris…

Paris ISD

PISD weighs ‘phone doctor’ program for employees

PISD weighs ‘phone doctor’ program for employees

Paris Independent School District could pay $37,000 for a program that would allow employees to call a hotline and talk to a doctor. “For those of us who have had to go to a high-deductible…

Obituaries

Obituaries for April 17

Obituaries for April 17

Helen Darnell Burks, 84, of Paris entered into eternal rest just minutes before her 85th birthday Monday April 14, 2014 in Paris. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday April 17, 2014 at Fry-Gibbs…

Upcoming Events

Paris Biker Church Hosts Free Pancake Breakfast

Paris Biker Church Hosts Free Pancake Breakfast

The Paris Biker Church is hosting a free fellowship Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 19th at 8am. The breakfast will include sausage, bacon, coffee, milk or juice. After breakfast they encourage everyone to attend the…