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NL Band Booster Club Holds Send-off for Band

NL Band Booster Club Holds Send-off for Band

North Lamar Band Boosters invites all to show your support of the NL Band Sunday morning, November 4 as they leave for the State Marching Contest. The buses will leave from the high school at 9:25 a.m.  Supporters are asked to line up along both sides of Lewis Lane with posters, balloons,...

10/31/2012 by Josh Allen
Still time for 'pumpkin picking' in the Downtown Pumpkin Patch

Still time for 'pumpkin picking' in the Downtown Pumpkin Patch

There are still a few days left to get yourself a pumpkin — or two, or three — from the Paris Main Street’s Downtown Pumpkin Patch. Not only is the best deal you can get on pumpkins of any size, but the funds raised also go to the wonderful cause of Paris Main Street’s...

10/31/2012 by Josh Allen
'Trick-or-Treaters' crowd the Plaza

'Trick-or-Treaters' crowd the Plaza

Paris’ historic downtown was filled with costumes, candy and children this Halloween night. Several of the downtown shops and eateries were giving candy to all the ‘trick-or-treaters’. Happy Halloween! Click to enlarge...

10/31/2012 by Josh Allen
NLHS Band Marching on to State Competition

NLHS Band Marching on to State Competition

On October 27th, the North Lamar High School Marching Band competed in the UIL Area C marching contest to fill one of four qualifying spots for the State Marching Contest November 5th.  Over twenty bands from five regions earned spots at the Area contest held in Nacogdoches on Lumber Jack...

10/31/2012 by Josh Allen
Free Cooking Class open to everyone

Free Cooking Class open to everyone

Paris’ Calvary Chapel will be offering a Free Cooking Class this Saturday, November 3, from 2:30-4:30pm. There are no strings attached, this class if completely FREE, and EVERYONE is invited to attened.  There will be childcare provided for parents. Come and learn these simple, but...

10/31/2012 by Josh Allen
North Lamar High School hosts Trick-or-Treating event

North Lamar High School hosts Trick-or-Treating event

As an after school event for the district’s children, North Lamar High School created a haunted house and invited employees to bring their witches and goblins trick-or-treating. Willing students participated in going through the haunted house then went from classroom to classroom collecting...

10/31/2012 by Josh Allen
PJC Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Students' Association elects officers

PJC Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Students' Association elects officers

Paris Junior College’s Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Students Association (HARTS) recently elected officers for the 2012-2013 school year. Elected were Brad Caviness of Paris, president; Jimmy Nabors of Antlers, Okla., vice president; Steven Newsom of Bagwell, secretary; and...

10/31/2012 by Josh Allen
Obituaries Wednesday, October 31

Obituaries Wednesday, October 31

Billy Ray Wallace, 80 of Paris, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Paris Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Reverend Timothy Stephens officiating.  Burial will follow in McDonald Cemetery. ...

10/31/2012 by Josh Allen
Three arrested on Tuesday - Paris Police Department adult arrests, October 30

Three arrested on Tuesday - Paris Police Department adult arrests, October 30

Kyle Wayne Enlow, 18, Bond Surrender Warrant Lacey Lee Hines, 26, Theft of Property <$1500 2/More Kourtney Lynn McClellan, 35, Theft of Property >=$50 <$500 ...

10/31/2012 by Josh Allen
CASABlanca Auction This Friday for CASA for Kids

CASABlanca Auction This Friday for CASA for Kids

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10/31/2012 by eParisExtra
PISD could hire new superintendent by end of February

PISD could hire new superintendent by end of February

Paris Independent School District is on track to hire a new superintendent by the end of February. Trustees agreed to a tentative calender proposed by consultants from Executive Search Services in a special school board meeting Tuesday. “We want him on board before the end of the school year,...

10/30/2012 by Jeff Parish
All-Region Choir Named at Stone Middle School

All-Region Choir Named at Stone Middle School

Sixteen students at Stone Middle School were named to the All-Region Choir.  They will participate in the clinic and concert of the Region IV All-Region Choir on Saturday, November 3 in Mt. Pleasant. Named to the choir beginning front left are Kallyn Burchinal, Autum Davis, Tatiana Asberry,...

10/30/2012 by Josh Allen
Obituaries Tuesday, October 30

Obituaries Tuesday, October 30

Edna M. Towers, 90, of Paris, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Paris Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside services for 11:00 a.m.  Thursday, Nov. 1st, at Evergreen Cemetery with Rick Jaynes officiating. No formal visitation is scheduled....

10/30/2012 by Josh Allen
GT Projects can begin at home

GT Projects can begin at home

Johnny Wells, Gifted and Talented specialist from Sulphur Springs ISD, focused on creativity while working with parents and students in the elementary GT program during the Annual GT Parent Meeting, October 23, 2012, at Bailey Intermediate.  Tyler Nutt is decorated with common household items...

10/30/2012 by Josh Allen
North Lamar visually impaired brings in the gold

North Lamar visually impaired brings in the gold

Students who are blind or visually impaired who might never consider competing in a sports event, are not only winning medals, but also succeeding in their everyday activities. October 19-20, 2012 in Irving, Texas, more than 300 athletes with visual impairments competed in the 14th Annual...

10/30/2012 by Josh Allen
PJC wraps up preseason basketball play; Murray State is here Saturday for Homecoming

PJC wraps up preseason basketball play; Murray State is here Saturday for Homecoming

David Tucker, with help from Eddie Leal (partially hidden, at left), team up to force a tie-ball against Texas A&M-Commerce, on Monday. Other PJC players in the picture are (from left) Marcus Holt, Delvin Dickerson (21)and Chris Jones (11). (eParisExtra photo by Charles Richards)  By...

10/30/2012 by Charles Richards
Police investigate reported assault of woman in her west Paris residence

Police investigate reported assault of woman in her west Paris residence

Paris police responded about 6:15 p.m. Monday to a residence in the 1300 block of West Houston where a woman told them she had gotten into a fight earlier in the day at Oak Park with another female. About 6 p.m., the woman said, she walked out of a room of her house and discovered in her...

10/30/2012 by Charles Richards
Paris Rotarians help to save the lives of children in Africa

Paris Rotarians help to save the lives of children in Africa

It’s hard to believe that there is a person out there with the sacrificial mindset and humble, fearless nature that is required to give a large portion of yourself to the benefit of those in need; on a daily basis and in a place very unlike home and far away. eParisExtra had the honor and...

10/30/2012 by Josh Allen
Paris Police arrest three on Monday - Adult Arrests, October 29-30

Paris Police arrest three on Monday - Adult Arrests, October 29-30

Brenda J. Allen, 32, Public Intoxication Akela Lashell Bailey, 24, Failure to Display DL Domonique Dasha Owens, 19, Criminal Mischief   ...

10/30/2012 by Josh Allen
North Lamar Boys Win Golf Tournament

North Lamar Boys Win Golf Tournament

North Lamar Golf Team Wins Buffalo Creek Tournaments. Pictured from Left to Right are Chase Pasternak, Cory Compton, Daniel Durham, Jessup Crutchfield and Matthew Fernandez. The North Lamar boys golf team came away with the 1st place trophy at Buffalo Creek Golf Club in Rockwall on Monday....

10/30/2012 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor