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PHS Theatre Dept. Hosts "Young Performers Workshop"

The Paris High School Theatre Department will be hosting a “Young Performers Workshop” on Saturday, May 30th from 10am-2pm. Students will build confidence and foster creative...

04/25/2015 by eParisExtra
2015 Paris Art Fair and Kids Safe Saturday

2015 Paris Art Fair and Kids Safe Saturday

Artists and art vendors will gather in Paris, TX the weekend of Saturday, May 9th (9am to 4pm), at the Love Civic Center, 2025 South Collegiate, Paris, for the 2015 Paris Art Fair and Kids Safe Saturday. The event is sponsored by the Think Child Safety program. Admission is free; donations will...

04/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Letter from Ricky Hayes Accuses Clifford of False and Defamatory Statements

Letter from Ricky Hayes Accuses Clifford of False and Defamatory Statements

The board of the Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) has called a Special Meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 10am to go into closed Executive Session to discuss with their attorney a letter sent by Ricky Hayes to the PEDC Board regarding false and defamatory statements made by...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
CAC 'Hope Floats Balloon Release' Rescheduled for Next Friday

CAC "Hope Floats Balloon Release" Rescheduled for Next Friday

Due to the forecast of thunderstorms, the Children’s Advocacy Center of Paris will have its annual “Hope Floats Balloon Release” on Friday, May 1st at 10:30 am. The public is invited to attend. In honor of April Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month, the CAC will release...

04/23/2015 by eParisExtra

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ORR Nissan Grand Opening

ORR Nissan Grand Opening

Join the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce to welcome ORR NISSAN to Paris  as a new Chamber member. The Grand Opening of ORR Nissan will be held on May 1st from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm with the  Chamber Ribbon Cutting for the business at 11:00 am. ORR Nissan is located at 3411 Loop 286 NE in...

04/25/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Theatre Dept. Hosts 'Young Performers Workshop'

PHS Theatre Dept. Hosts "Young Performers Workshop"

The Paris High School Theatre Department will be hosting a “Young Performers Workshop” on Saturday, May 30th from 10am-2pm. Students will build confidence and foster creative expression while developing their acting, dancing, singing, and stage movement skills. Students will learn a...

04/25/2015 by eParisExtra
2015 Paris Art Fair and Kids Safe Saturday

2015 Paris Art Fair and Kids Safe Saturday

Artists and art vendors will gather in Paris, TX the weekend of Saturday, May 9th (9am to 4pm), at the Love Civic Center, 2025 South Collegiate, Paris, for the 2015 Paris Art Fair and Kids Safe Saturday. The event is sponsored by the Think Child Safety program. Admission is free; donations will...

04/25/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar FFA Stand Out in Agricultural Mechanics

North Lamar FFA Stand Out in Agricultural Mechanics

North Lamar FFA students competed in the Agricultural Mechanics division at the Lamar County Junior Livestock Show.  In the Class 4 Trailers category, the team of Josh Foster, Dakota Lester-Hembree, and Dillon Lee won a blue ribbon with their 20’ bumper pull trailer. Earning a red ribbon in...

04/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom Home in Powderly on 17 Acres

Four Bedroom Home in Powderly on 17 Acres

A rare find! Look at this adorable country setting with a 3/2 house, 2 car attached carport, 30 x 40 shop and 30 x 20 studio apartment all on 17 wooded acres! You will love the open floor plan with rock accents inside and out. The living has a rock fireplace that coordinated with the rock on...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Letter from Ricky Hayes Accuses Clifford of False and Defamatory Statements

Letter from Ricky Hayes Accuses Clifford of False and Defamatory Statements

The board of the Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) has called a Special Meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 10am to go into closed Executive Session to discuss with their attorney a letter sent by Ricky Hayes to the PEDC Board regarding false and defamatory statements made by...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Crime Stoppers -- Unsolved Crime-- Burglary of Residence

Crime Stoppers -- Unsolved Crime-- Burglary of Residence

Lamar County Crime Stoppers needs the information that will lead to the arrest and/or indictment of the person(s) responsible for a burglary of a residence in the 800 block of CR 33200 in Sumner, Texas. It was reported to the Lamar County Sheriff’s Department that sometime between 12:45 P.M....

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Police Investigating two Separate Burglaries on Thursday

Police Investigating two Separate Burglaries on Thursday

A 2005 Dodge pick-up had the tires and wheels removed while sitting at a mechanic’s garage in the 400 block of E Kaufman Street yesterday. The theft was reported at 9:10 A.M. on Thursday, April 23, 2015 and the shop’s owner advised that the theft occurred during the night. The tires and...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Register Now for North Lamar’s 5K Color Run!

Register Now for North Lamar’s 5K Color Run!

Register now for the 1st Annual North Lamar National Honor Society’s Scholarship 5K Color Run on Saturday, May 9 beginning at 9:00 a.m.  Preregistration by Saturday, April 25 is $25 for adults and $15 for kids and includes a T-shirt.  Race day registration is $30 for adults and $20 for...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Eight people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 11am on 4/23/15 and 2:48am on 4/24/15. Lind, Johnathon Chad, Unl Poss Firearm by Felon Birch, Wayne Alan, Bench Warrant/DWI 3rd or more Gregory, Anthony Lee, Violation of Parole/Resisting Officer Ethridge, Virgil Jr., CCC/False Report...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Band Earns UIL Sweepstakes

NL Band Earns UIL Sweepstakes

North Lamar High School bands have a long history of earning the UIL Sweepstakes award, and again this year the band earned a Double Sweepstakes.  This fall the NLHS Marching Band earned superior ratings for their halftime show “Art at the Speed of Life.” This spring the varsity and...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Audience can help with play development at PJC’s New Works Festival

Audience can help with play development at PJC’s New Works Festival

Drama students at Paris Junior College will not only be honing their thespian skills with the First Annual New Works Festival, they – and the audience – will help in development of five one-act plays. For some of the works this is a debut performance. The festival began on Thursday with...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
'Slow Roll' Bike Ride next Saturday

"Slow Roll" Bike Ride next Saturday

The first ever “Slow Roll” bike ride in Paris will happen next Saturday, May 2nd. Organized by Paris Jr. High student Sahil Prakash as part of his project “Pedal On” this slow easy bike ride is for the whole family and is designed to promote bicycle riding. Riders are...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Friday, April 24, 2015

Obituaries for Friday, April 24, 2015

Juanita Berry 83, of Sumner, died at 6:50 AM, Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at her home.  A graveside service is set for 2:30 PM, Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Georgia Cemetery with Pastor Brandon Autry officiating.  No formal visitation hour will be observed.  Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home has...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 4/23/15

Paris PD Arrests on 4/23/15

Aker, Everett Henry, 55, Driving w/License; Motor Vehicle Allen, Geno Ethan, 25, Public Intoxication w/3 prior ...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
United Kennel Club Nosework Trial Held in Paris This Weekend

United Kennel Club Nosework Trial Held in Paris This Weekend

Today, tomorrow and Sunday, Paris is going to the dogs, or rather, the dogs are going to Paris. This weekend, the United Kennel Club (UKC) in conjunction with Paris Parks and Recreation Department will hold a United Nosework Trial.  The Nosework program is modeled after working law...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Perfect Home in Powderly on 2.8 Acres

Perfect Home in Powderly on 2.8 Acres

Double lot in Doe Run, this has it all! Hardwood floors through out entire residence. Kitchen updates include granite counter tops, Jenn-Air propane cook top and electric oven. Second large family room with closet. Ample storage through out! Master suite downstairs with claw foot tub and...

04/23/2015 by eParisExtra
CAC 'Hope Floats Balloon Release' Rescheduled for Next Friday

CAC "Hope Floats Balloon Release" Rescheduled for Next Friday

Due to the forecast of thunderstorms, the Children’s Advocacy Center of Paris will have its annual “Hope Floats Balloon Release” on Friday, May 1st at 10:30 am. The public is invited to attend. In honor of April Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month, the CAC will release...

04/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Ratcliffe and McCaul Pro-Privacy, Pro-Security Cybersecurity Bill Passes House

Ratcliffe and McCaul Pro-Privacy, Pro-Security Cybersecurity Bill Passes House

Freshman Texas lawmaker John Ratcliffe has first sponsored Bill approved by U.S. House of Representatives.   In a bipartisan vote of 355-63, H.R. 1731, the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act, passed in the U.S. House of Representatives and now will make its way to the...

04/23/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar's Dickey Throws Curve in WildCats' Playoff Plans

North Lamar's Dickey Throws Curve in WildCats' Playoff Plans

North Lamar junior lefthander Kevin Dickey showed a sweeping curve ball that froze Wildcat hitters or made them look helpless  on awkward swings at air, and he drove in three big Panther runs as NL swept the crosstown baseball series with a 5-3 decision Tuesday at Hub Hollis Field. Dickey...

04/23/2015 by Tim Taylor
Roxton HS Track Members Advance to Regionals

Roxton HS Track Members Advance to Regionals

The Roxton High School Track Team recently competed in the Area Track Meet, with several students advancing to Regionals. Keisha Green advances to Regionals in three events. AREA TRACK RESULTS for Roxton ISD: *4x100m Relay placed 2nd-advances to Regionals Consists of Miranda Welch, Jaclynn...

04/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Keeping an Eye on Interest Rates

Keeping an Eye on Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve and the monetary policy it pursues is always a matter of interest to investors. The level of intrigue has been particularly acute this year because of growing speculation that the Fed is likely to boost the Fed Funds rate, a short-term interest rate it controls directly, for...

04/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Freshman Orientation Set at North Lamar High School

Freshman Orientation Set at North Lamar High School

Freshman Orientation for North Lamar High School is set for incoming 9th graders and their parents on Monday, April 27 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Displays and representatives from class departments, clubs, and organizations will be on hand with information and ready to answer...

04/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Inmate Escapes But Quickly Captured

Inmate Escapes But Quickly Captured

On Wednesday, April 22, 2015, the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office transported Inmate Glenn Edwin Rundles to the Lamar County Court House for Jury selection. Shortly after 9:00 a.m., while being removed from the Lamar County Transport Van, Rundles fled on foot toward Bonham Street, according to...

04/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings on 4/22/15

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings on 4/22/15

Seven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on 4/22/15. Robinson, Donnetta Annette, Public Intoxication w/3 prior convictions Long, Racy James, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Posey, Chelsea Jordan, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence Saavedra, Tanishae Nacol, False Report to...

04/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 4/22/15

Paris PD Arrests on 4/22/15

Garcia, Javier, 59, Burglary of Habitation Snowton, Ronnie Dante, 29, Fail to Maintain; Fail to Appear Non Traffic Taylor, Tori Michelle, 19, Theft Under $50 ...

04/23/2015 by eParisExtra