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Fire Department Receives Life-Saving Equipment for Grain Bin Emergencies

Grain bins are a staple in agricultural communities across the United States, dotting the landscapes of farms and ranches. While the bins are no doubt an important part of farming, they also have...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Vehicle Involved in Crash

Paris Police Vehicle Involved in Crash

At 5:14 PM yesterday, two police units were dispatched to a fight in progress at the intersection of SE 17th and Clarksville Street. Both units were responding with emergency lights and siren activated.  One police unit was approximately 2 blocks ahead of the other as both were westbound on...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Powerboat Grand Prix Drag Boat Races

Paris Powerboat Grand Prix Drag Boat Races

The first annual Paris Powerboat Grand Prix Drag Boat Races is coming to Lamar County August 21 – August 23, 2015. The event will be held at Lake Crook and is sponsored by  the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce. Gates open at 8:00 AM and the admission fee is $15 per day, Kids under 12...

07/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Livingston's Night at the Museum

Livingston's Night at the Museum

The Sam Bell Maxey House will be hosting “Livingston’s Night at the Museum” on Friday, August 7, 2015. Livingston the Lion, a stuffed animal from the late 1800s, is hosting a sleepover for your stuffed animal, doll, or action figure on the night of Friday, August 7 at the Sam...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra

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August Continuing Education courses at PJC

August Continuing Education courses at PJC

The Paris Junior College Continuing Education Department will hold a free Health Care Information Session from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15. The session focuses on the many healthcare courses offered through PJC’s continuing education program, and allows for questions and answers. To...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

Paris Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

Yesterday, Thursday, July 30, 2015, Davion Latrone Young, 40 of Paris,  was arrested on a warrant charging sexual assault of a child. An investigation on other criminal complaints led investigators to file charges for this crime after identifying a victim who was 15 and 16 at the times of...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD and Sheriff Deputies Pursue Vehicle

Paris PD and Sheriff Deputies Pursue Vehicle

Paris Police Department officers assisted the Lamar County Sheriff officers  in a pursuit of a vehicle that was on the wrong side of the highway on Loop 286 yesterday, Thursday, July 30th. Deputies first spotted the vehicle westbound in the eastbound loop around the 1000 block of the NE...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Conservation Advisory

Conservation Advisory

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), grid operator for most of Texas, asked electricity consumers to limit or reduce electricity use where possible from 3 to 7 PM yesterday, Thursday, July 30, 2015. With temperatures in the 100s forecasted throughout next week, the need to...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
YOU’RE INVITED TO BECOME A VITA VOLUNTEER!

YOU’RE INVITED TO BECOME A VITA VOLUNTEER!

United Way of Lamar County connects working families with opportunities to boost their earning through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. What is VITA? Free, volunteer income tax assistance – the program helps individuals and families with annual incomes up to $53,000, get...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 7/30/15

Paris PD Arrests on 7/30/15

Paris Police Department Officers responded to 109 calls for service and arrested 5 individuals on Thursday, July 30, 2015. Akers, Janet Horton, 54, Public Intoxication Allen, Brenda Kaye, 35, Public Intoxication w/3 prior Cary, Brandon Eugene, 33, MTR Probation Perry, Richard Dee, 43, bond...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Fire Department Receives Life-Saving Equipment for Grain Bin Emergencies

Fire Department Receives Life-Saving Equipment for Grain Bin Emergencies

Grain bins are a staple in agricultural communities across the United States, dotting the landscapes of farms and ranches. While the bins are no doubt an important part of farming, they also have their own hazards which can lead to deadly consequences. March 4, 2015 was a day when residents of...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Bake It Off: Papa John’s Returns to Paris

Bake It Off: Papa John’s Returns to Paris

Josh Washington is approaching his senior year at Paris High School. He’s lived in Paris for all of his life, and he knows his way around the restaurants in town. He’s worked previously at Denny’s and Fish Fry, and he says he’s gained invaluable experience. Yet for the last few years,...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on July 30, 2015. Warren, Billy Wayne, Jr., Violation of Parole Frazier, Kenneth Eben, Jr., Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence Farr, Karen Louise, Public Intoxication Cary, Brandon Eugene, MTR/POSS CS PG 1<1G Perry, Richard Dee,...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom in The Hills

Four Bedroom in The Hills

THIS IS A LOVELY HOME WITH HUGE BACKYARD, INGROUND GUNITE POOL WITH SPA AND WATERFALL. LARGE ROOM UPSTAIRS CAN BE 4TH BDR. , MEDIA OR GAMEROOM. HARDWOOD FLOORS IN MASTER BEDROOM AND DINING. TILE FLOORS IN BATHS AND HALLWAYS. MASTER SUITE IS SPLIT AND BEDROOMS FRESHLY PAINTED. VERY OPEN FLOOR...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Grand jury: 25 indicted in July

Grand jury: 25 indicted in July

A Lamar County grand jury handed down indictments to twenty-five individuals for the month of July this week at the Lamar County Courthouse. According to court records, those indicted and their charges are as follows: Tara Acevedo – Burglary of a Building, Possession of Controlled...

07/30/2015 by Josh Allen
NL ISD Women's Football Clinic

NL ISD Women's Football Clinic

The North Lamar football program is holding a special “Women’s Football Clinic” on Thursday, July 30th from 6:30pm-8:30pm.  In addition to learning everything you ever wanted to know about football, women in attendance will be served great food and have a chance to win...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Thursday, July 30, 2015

Obituaries for Thursday, July 30, 2015

James Robert “JR” Vanderburg, 77, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1st, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Myre officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Chapel Cemetery. The family will...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Two Local Men Arrested on Outstanding Warrants

Two Local Men Arrested on Outstanding Warrants

Officers responded to 82 calls for service and arrested 4 people during the 24 hours of July 29th, 2015. Two individuals were detained for mental evaluation at a local hospital. One individual was arrested for a credit card abuse charge and one other for an assault charge. Officers took a...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
More Programs for Kids at Paris Public Library in August

More Programs for Kids at Paris Public Library in August

The Paris Public Library continues its  free summer programs for kids in August. Every Wednesday at 10:30am there is “Story Time” for children ages 3-5 (must be accompanied by an adult). Activities include singing dancing, books, show-and-tell, storytelling-music, finger-plays,...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Department Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Department Inmate Bookings

Eight people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:10am on 7/29 and 2:01am on 7/30/15. White, Danny Glenn, MTR/Driving While Intoxicated BAC>=0.15 Berry, Robert Allen, Resist Arrest, Search or Transport Willhite, Sheri Lue, False Report to Police Officer/Law Enforcement Mitchell,...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 7/29/15

Paris PD Arrests on 7/29/15

Four people were arrested on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 by the Paris Police Department. The adults arrested include: Hawthorne, Dearius Grigsby, Assault Causes Bodily Injury (2 counts) Wolf, Robert Christopher, 25, Credit Card or Debit Card Abuse ...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Vehicle Involved in Crash

Paris Police Vehicle Involved in Crash

At 5:14 PM yesterday, two police units were dispatched to a fight in progress at the intersection of SE 17th and Clarksville Street. Both units were responding with emergency lights and siren activated.  One police unit was approximately 2 blocks ahead of the other as both were westbound on...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Pre-trial Hearings for Child Sexual Assault Suspect and Burglary Suspect

Pre-trial Hearings for Child Sexual Assault Suspect and Burglary Suspect

Juan Guerrero, 34, was in court last week for a pre-trial hearing. Guerrero, who fled to Mexico but was arrested back in March trying to re-enter the US, was indicted on charges for allegedly sexually assaulting two children who were living with him here in Paris in 2012. Guerrero is scheduled...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Correction: Slow Roll to Begin at Crockett Monday Evening

Correction: Slow Roll to Begin at Crockett Monday Evening

The next “Slow Roll” will be held on Monday, August 3rd.  Riders will meet at 6:15pm at Crockett Intermediate School. Slow Roll is a leisurely five mile bike ride that was started by incoming Paris High School freshman, Sahil Prakash as part of his Project PEDAL ON. Sahil...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom in Paris ISD

Three Bedroom in Paris ISD

Location, Convenience, and Move-In ready. Everything a buyer is looking for! This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house has been updated throughout with new paint, fixtures, windows, tile and carpet. The home ‘s large living room allows you to enjoy family time together and the oversized back yard...

07/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Powerboat Grand Prix Drag Boat Races

Paris Powerboat Grand Prix Drag Boat Races

The first annual Paris Powerboat Grand Prix Drag Boat Races is coming to Lamar County August 21 – August 23, 2015. The event will be held at Lake Crook and is sponsored by  the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce. Gates open at 8:00 AM and the admission fee is $15 per day, Kids under 12...

07/29/2015 by eParisExtra
City of Paris Is Looking For Volunteers for the Historic Preservation Commission

City of Paris Is Looking For Volunteers for the Historic Preservation Commission

The City of Paris is accepting applications for two positions on the Historic Preservation Commission. Persons interested in serving on a board, commission, or committee must first complete an application indicating their interest and give a brief description of any special knowledge,...

07/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Department Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Department Inmate Bookings

Eight people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 1:25am on 7/28 and 2:10am on 7/29/15. Oates, Charles Lycurgus, CCC-Poss Marijuana<2oz Turner, Chester Ray, Driving while License Invalid w/Previous Conv/Susp Robertson, Tanavionne Marcel, Public Intoxication w/ 3 prior...

07/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on July 28, 2015

Paris PD Arrests on July 28, 2015

Paris Police Officers arrested six people on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. The adults arrested include: Berry, Robert Allen, 28, Resist Arrest, Search or Transport; Assault Cook, Mehleneese Nichole, 33, MTR Probation; Theft By Check Insufficient; Theft Property>=$20<$500 By Check Maynard,...

07/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Obituaries for Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Shirley Ann Colwell 69, of the Novice Community, died at 8:45 PM, Monday, July 27, 2015 at Brentwood Terrace Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Paris. A graveside service is set for 10:00 AM, Friday, July 31, 2015 at Long Cemetery with James McLeod officiating. The family will receive...

07/29/2015 by eParisExtra