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Cookbook offers healing for its creator

Cookbook offers healing for its creator

Mary Crumpler wasn’t about to let a little thing like a stroke get her down. At best, it was a mere setback. “If you have a problem, you work through it; you don’t give up,” she said. “People who know me don’t tell me I can’t do something. I just work that much...

12/27/2012 by Jeff Parish
Felsberg headlines the returning New Year's Eve party at LMAO Comedy Room

Felsberg headlines the returning New Year's Eve party at LMAO Comedy Room

Last New Year’s Eve Show at LMAO Comedy in Downtown, Paris was a sell out and a great time to all.  LMAO promises that bringing in 2013 will be no different! This year’s New Year’s Eve party will feature TWO National Touring Headliners. Jose Sarduy of the “GI’s...

12/27/2012 by Josh Allen
Paris PD adult arrests on Wednesday, December 26

Paris PD adult arrests on Wednesday, December 26

Janet Akers, 52, Public Intoxication Lacey Brooke Archibald, 22, Seat Belt/Child Safety, Driving While License Invalid Mary Helen Haggerton, 43, Driving While License Invalid Denzel Breonn Harrison, 22, Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility, Expired Motor Vehicle Registration, Failure to...

12/27/2012 by Josh Allen
Obituaries Thursday, December 27

Obituaries Thursday, December 27

Linda Rae Winters, 68, of Paris, formerly of McCurtain County, OK, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at her home with her daughters, Trina & Trudy and grandson, Branson Tyler, at her side. Memorial services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home...

12/27/2012 by Josh Allen
Police chief: Paris drivers 'being cautious' over the holidays

Police chief: Paris drivers 'being cautious' over the holidays

“Looks like citizens were still in the Christmas mood as officers answered only 67 calls for service on the day after Christmas,” Paris police chief Bob Hundley said this morning. Eight arrests were made.  Two were arrested for public intoxication, one for misdemeanor assault, one for...

12/27/2012 by Charles Richards
Pre-New Year's Eve parties and local music make this Saturday a busy one

Pre-New Year's Eve parties and local music make this Saturday a busy one

With the New Year approaching next Tuesday, local music and pre-NYE parties are keeping this weekend pretty busy. Several local southern rock and country music bands are performing Saturday night, December 29th, to get in their last performances of the year. Blossom’s Merrol Ray &...

12/27/2012 by eParisExtra
Ten New Year's Resolutions For Moms

Ten New Year's Resolutions For Moms

From the mommy desk… Ten New Year’s Resolutions for MOMS Do you make New Year’s resolutions? I know a lot of people seem to think it’s just a waste of time, but I really like making them. I like fresh starts. And I like lists. So here is a list of New Year’s resolutions just for...

12/26/2012 by eParisExtra
Are you interested in becoming a Foster or Adoptive Parent?

Are you interested in becoming a Foster or Adoptive Parent?

Information meetings will be held on the following dates to answer questions about Foster Care and Adoption programs: Tuesday January 8, 2013 @ 6:00 PM The ROC Outreach Center of First Baptist Church 115 Putman Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482 Thursday January 17, 2013 @ 6:00 PM Century Room...

12/26/2012 by Josh Allen
Police officers suffer minor injuries while arresting man during scuffle

Police officers suffer minor injuries while arresting man during scuffle

Two police officers were treated for injuries they suffered over the Christmas weekend while taking into custody a man who reportedly was destroying property at his girlfriend’s residence. Deandre Roy Fisher, 18, of 2562 Kessler Drive was arrested Sunday at a residence in the 200 block of...

12/26/2012 by Charles Richards
Paris PD adult arrests over weekend and Christmas holiday, December 21-25

Paris PD adult arrests over weekend and Christmas holiday, December 21-25

Paul Saldino Bailey, 30, Burglary of Habitation, Resisting Arrest/Search/Seizure Travis Kyle Crossland, 21, Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility, Failure to Appear (Non-Traffic) Shaska Edwards, 25, Failure to Display DL, Failure to Appear (Non-Traffic) Kethie Don Ellis, 39, Possession...

12/26/2012 by Josh Allen
LadyCats Basketball Time Change

LadyCats Basketball Time Change

On December 31st, the LadyCats will be visiting Sanger to play basketball. The game time has changed for both Junior Varsity Teams and for the Varsity game as well. The JV White and Blue Teams will play at 12:00 pm and the Varsity LadyCats will play at 1:15. ...

12/26/2012 by eParisExtra
Paris Wildcats to Host Tournament

Paris Wildcats to Host Tournament

The Paris Wildcats will host a basketball tournament starting Thursday, December 27th. Both Paris and North Lamar will be playing in the tournament. Here is the bracket: ...

12/26/2012 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Obituaries Wednesday, December 26

Obituaries Wednesday, December 26

Amanda Kay Deming, 48, of Reno, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at her home. Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Young officiating. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 – 7...

12/26/2012 by Josh Allen
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Merry Christmas and holiday wishes from the eParis Extra! Thank you to all of our readers and supporters.  2013 is now just around the corner; may it be fulfilled with prosperous good times and happiness. If you wished for snow this Christmas, you got it.  Paris and many surrounding areas...

12/26/2012 by Josh Allen
Winter storm advisory: 4 to 6 inches of snow on Christmas day in Paris, Lamar County

Winter storm advisory: 4 to 6 inches of snow on Christmas day in Paris, Lamar County

A winter storm warning is in effect for several counties from 9 a.m. Christmas Day until midnight. The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issues a winter storm warning for heavy snow. Rain  is expected to change over to snow from west to east in the late morning and into afternoon....

12/25/2012 by Charles Richards
Johnny Hootrock rocked out Sun Valley over the weekend

Johnny Hootrock rocked out Sun Valley over the weekend

*by Nic Huber – eParis Extra!* Austin-based Johnny Hootrock brought down the house with their unique psychobilly sound at Three Brothers Drafthouse Friday night. Austin’s one and only rock ‘n roll dance troup, The Hell Katz, also came out to Sun Valley to dance along with...

12/24/2012 by Josh Allen
Chisum students make Christmas Snowflakes for Sandy Hook

Chisum students make Christmas Snowflakes for Sandy Hook

Mikaila Rogers is seen here making a snowflake to send to the students of Sandy Hook. When they return to school in January, they will be in a new building. Parent volunteers are working to make them a Winter Wonderland. They have asked for people who are willing to send them as many...

12/24/2012 by Josh Allen
Elderly man survives accidental gunshot wound

Elderly man survives accidental gunshot wound

On Friday, December 21, Lamar County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a residence in the north eastern part of Lamar County in reference to a gunshot victim, according to Chief Deputy Scott Cass. The victim — a 71-year-old male — was attempting to shoot a coyote in the pasture...

12/24/2012 by Josh Allen
Prairiland students receive All Region & All Area Band honors

Prairiland students receive All Region & All Area Band honors

Prairiland had several students audition for and make the all region band a few weeks ago. They have to work up two really advanced pieces of music and compete individually against all the players in the region on their instrument. They were up against 25-70 students on each...

12/24/2012 by Josh Allen
Grieving loved ones need our help

Grieving loved ones need our help

With Christmas time, many people will celebrate yearly traditions, gatherings with family and friends and the general good feelings associated with the season, but for some, the holidays generate feelings of sadness and dread. For those who have lost a loved one during the past year, the...

12/24/2012 by Josh Allen