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Archives for November 2012

Paris City Council / PEDC call special meeting for Monday on economic prospect

Paris City Council / PEDC call special meeting for Monday on economic prospect

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11/30/2012 by Charles Richards
Six members of Trinity Valley's unbeaten women's basketball team are suspended, leading to a forfeit that ends 47-game winninng streak

Six members of Trinity Valley's unbeaten women's basketball team are suspended, leading to a forfeit that ends 47-game winninng streak

ATHENS, Texas — Trinity Valley Community College announced Friday that it will forfeit its women’s basketball game Saturday against Weatherford College. The five members of the Lady Cardinals who defeated Austin Elite last weekend were (from left) Kyhonta Doughty, Krystle Henderson,...

11/30/2012 by Charles Richards
Auto thieves & burglars hard at work during holidays

Auto thieves & burglars hard at work during holidays

Black Friday is only a memory, and Cyber Monday has passed. But the bargain hunting season has only just begun for one type of shopper . . . . . vehicle criminals! The Texas Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (ABTPA), a division of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, reminds...

11/30/2012 by Josh Allen
The Tambourine Machine prove why they're a local favorite with free show at the Depot

The Tambourine Machine prove why they're a local favorite with free show at the Depot

by Nic Huber – eParis Extra! There is really some great talent in the Paris music scene, and last night’s show at The Depot proved just that. Accompanied by his bass player Kenneth Thornhill and a lone kick drum, Alex Addy showed up with a very minimal set up and a very large stage...

11/30/2012 by Josh Allen
Paris Police Departement adult arrests, November 29-30

Paris Police Departement adult arrests, November 29-30

David Corey Chumbley, 35, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Joyce Gayle Gable, 38, Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility, Failure to Display DL, Expired Motor Vehicle Registration Otoya Jamar Milton, 24, Speeding Tammy Thomas Rogers, 43, Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility,...

11/30/2012 by Josh Allen
December Continuing Education at Paris Junior College

December Continuing Education at Paris Junior College

The Continuing Education Department at Paris Junior College will offer five classes during December. The classes meet at the Bobby Walters Workforce Training Center unless noted otherwise. The Defensive Driving class will meet from 6-9 p.m., each Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 10-11. This course...

11/30/2012 by Josh Allen
Obituaries Friday, November 30

Obituaries Friday, November 30

Helen Marie Reaves, 81, of Paris passed away Thursday, November 29, 2012, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3rd, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in Meadowbrook Gardens. The family will...

11/30/2012 by Josh Allen
Paris LadyCats Come Up Just Short Against Texoma Christian

Paris LadyCats Come Up Just Short Against Texoma Christian

The Paris High LadyCats hung with Texoma Christian for most of the game before ultimately suffering a 56 – 47 defeat. Anitial A Robbins led the Cats with 18 points. “We played a sound State Championship program tonight in Texoma Christian. This game provided an opportunity to...

11/30/2012 by eParisExtra
Panthers Advance in First Round of Tournament

Panthers Advance in First Round of Tournament

It took three quarters for the Panthers to get going in their first round tournament game against Glen Rose on Thursday night. After three quarters of play, the Panthers had scored 28 points. However, they broke it open in the fourth quarter as they scored 27 points in the final frame for a 55...

11/30/2012 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

From the Mommy Desk…. “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…” Decorations are going up all over town, and this weekend there is much to do with your family to get you in the Christmas spirit. Opening on Friday night, November 30th, at 7:30pm the Paris Community Theatre is “A...

11/30/2012 by eParisExtra
More than 100 city properties -- seized for delinquent taxes -- are up for sale today to highest bidder

More than 100 city properties -- seized for delinquent taxes -- are up for sale today to highest bidder

By CHARLES RICHARDS eParisExtra.com More than 100 city-owned properties — seized over the years by the City of Paris for delinquent taxes — are up for public auction from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at the Lamar County Courthouse. The sale is so big that representatives of...

11/30/2012 by Charles Richards
NLISD December Dates & Events

NLISD December Dates & Events

1 NLHS Band Orchestra Clinic/Concert NLHS Band in Paris Christmas Parade NLHS UIL Speech & Debate 2nd Annual Capital Congress Competition @ Texas State Capitol Building NLHS UIL Science Competes at Spring Hill Math/Science Meet in Longview   3 NLESSA Christmas Auction @...

11/30/2012 by Josh Allen
Rising rate of lung cancer in non-smokers

Rising rate of lung cancer in non-smokers

*by Chris Prakash, MD* Lung cancer in non-smokers (LCNS) is becoming more common. In fact, lung cancer in non-smokers is now considered the 6th most common cause of cancer deaths in the United States. So, how common is lung cancer in non smokers? Now, almost 15% of lung cancers occur in people...

11/30/2012 by Josh Allen
Members of Chisum volleyball team receive District Honors

Members of Chisum volleyball team receive District Honors

Recently, the District 15-2A Volleyball Awards were announced. Several Lady Mustangs received honors. They are as follows, pictured left to right: Raegan Fields – 2nd Team, Sydney Floyd – 2nd Team, Hayley Keaton – Newcomer of the Year, Macy Tisdell – Honorable Mention, Lexi...

11/30/2012 by Josh Allen
Chisum FFA team heads to state

Chisum FFA team heads to state

Sr. Chapter Conducting – 1st place at Paris District LDE Contest, and 1st place at the Area VI FFA Contest – With a 999 out of 1000 possible points (highest scoring team ever from Chisum FFA). State Bound for 3rd Straight Year – Right now they are ranked in the top 20 teams...

11/30/2012 by Josh Allen
Men's Junior College Basketball Standings & Thursday Scores

Men's Junior College Basketball Standings & Thursday Scores

MEN’S   JUCO               (Thru Nov....

11/29/2012 by Charles Richards
Women's Junior College Basketball Standings & Thursday Results

Women's Junior College Basketball Standings & Thursday Results

WOMEN’S   JUCO             (Thru...

11/29/2012 by Charles Richards
Chisum student wins Reserve Grand Champion at the Texas State Fair stock show

Chisum student wins Reserve Grand Champion at the Texas State Fair stock show

Calli West (holding heifer), is a Chisum 7th grade Junior FFA member who won Reserve Grand Champion at the State Fair with her Angus heifer. Congratulations Calli! ...

11/29/2012 by Josh Allen
Crockett fundraising 'I (heart) Wildcats wristbands', Get yours now!

Crockett fundraising 'I (heart) Wildcats wristbands', Get yours now!

Above is a picture of the Crockett Intermediate I (heart) Wildcats fundraising wristband on sale for $2 each. E-mail your order to nragsdale@parisisd.net and send payment through school mail to Nikki Ragsdale, or come to Crockett office to make your purchase. ...

11/29/2012 by Josh Allen
PJC women's and men's basketball statistics

PJC women's and men's basketball statistics

Paris Lady Dragons Statistics, through Nov. 17, 2012:   Paris Dragons Statistics, through Nov. 27, 2012: ...

11/29/2012 by Charles Richards