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NLISD January 2014 calendar

NLISD January 2014 calendar

Looking ahead to the month of January at events and activities taking place in the North Lamar School District. Below is a listing of what is happening at each campus in the NL ISD during the first month of the new year: North Lamar ISD Calendar:  January 2014 Wed 1 – Fri 3 Christmas...

12/31/2013 by eParisExtra
Crime Stoppers seek help in solving Red River County home burglary

Crime Stoppers seek help in solving Red River County home burglary

Crime Stoppers and the Red River County Sheriff’s Department need your help solving a home burglary that occurred on December 23 between 6:30 and 8:30 a.m. in a residence located in the 40 block of Farm Road 1159 in Clarksville, Texas. Once inside the residence the suspect or suspects stole a...

12/31/2013 by Josh Allen
TxDOT Paris District employee wins runner-up title in statewide ‘Roadeo’

TxDOT Paris District employee wins runner-up title in statewide ‘Roadeo’

– Event recognizes operator skills and driving ability to increase safety TxDOT Deputy Executive Director John Barton, TxDOT Roadeo Runner-Up Kody Gray and TxDOT’s Phil Wilson. Photo courtesy: Michael Amador, TXDOT The Texas Department of Transportation Paris District would like to...

12/31/2013 by Josh Allen
Three bedroom, two bathroom house listed in Blossom

Three bedroom, two bathroom house listed in Blossom

SOLID HOME ON CORNER LOT, LARGER TREE SHADED LOT WITH SHOP IN THE BACK, PRIVACY FENCED YARD, COVERED PATIO, CLEAN, PRICED TO SELL. For more information, click on the photos or contact Carolyn Whelchel. ...

12/31/2013 by Courtney McNeal
Co-headliners to bring in the New Year at LMAO Comedy

Co-headliners to bring in the New Year at LMAO Comedy

Jason Russell (Submitted Photo) For the third year in a row, LMAO Comedy Club in Downtown Paris will ring in the New Year with their annual New Year’s Eve comedy show. This year there are two headliners that are LMAO favorites, Jason Russell and local Daryl Felsberg. Jason Russell is a...

12/31/2013 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff’s Department arrests, bookings Dec. 30-31

Lamar County Sheriff’s Department arrests, bookings Dec. 30-31

Merlie James King, 63, Public Intoxication w/3 Prior Convictions Ernesto B Torres, 73, Assault Causing Bodily Injury-Family Member Robin Shetters, 29, Theft of Property >=$1,500<$20K Ricky Songer, 22, Judgement NISI- Assault Causing Bodily Injury Robert Lowell Woolsby, 34, Speeding Geno...

12/31/2013 by Courtney McNeal
Paris PD arrests for Monday, Dec. 30

Paris PD arrests for Monday, Dec. 30

Cheyenne De’Lynne Farris, 20, Possession of Marijuana < 2 Oz Chadlee Wayne Mitchell, 21, Possession of Marijuana < 2 Oz Shataria Shankell Williams, 22, Failure to Display Driver’s License ...

12/31/2013 by Courtney McNeal
Paris teenager complains someone demanded money, stole his skate board

Paris teenager complains someone demanded money, stole his skate board

A 17-year-old complained to Paris police officers shortly before 2 p.m. Monday that an “unknown young male” demanded money from him and his friends at Paris Skate Park, saying they “had to pay him to skate there.” “The unknown male produced a knife and took the...

12/31/2013 by Charles Richards
Call Dylan's Drivers for a Safe Ride Home this New Year's Eve

Call Dylan's Drivers for a Safe Ride Home this New Year's Eve

Executive Director of Dylan’s Drivers, Paul Allen, wants to remind everyone that needs a safe ride home should call Dylan’s Drivers, especially on New Year’s Eve. Allen states, “We will be operational from 10:00 pm to 3:00 am. Folks can give us a call at 903 905-4959 and...

12/30/2013 by eParisExtra
Looking ahead in Paris ISD

Looking ahead in Paris ISD

Students and Staff are out of school at Paris ISD from December 23, 2013 – January 3, 2014 for the Christmas Holidays.  Teachers go back to school on Friday, January 3, 2014 for a Teacher Workday and students return on Monday, January 6, 2014.  As students go back to school they will jump...

12/30/2013 by eParisExtra
Northeast Texas Travelers Car Club Donation to Meals on Wheels and the Salvation Army

Northeast Texas Travelers Car Club Donation to Meals on Wheels and the Salvation Army

The Northeast Texas Travelers Car Club recently made donations to two local organizations: Meals on Wheels and the Salvation Army.  These donations were made possible by local support of their annual Car Show held at the Lamar County Fairgrounds. Pictured (right) Northeast Texas Travels Car...

12/30/2013 by eParisExtra
Cool and clear forecast for the New Year holiday

Cool and clear forecast for the New Year holiday

It’s been a bit chilly the last few days in Paris, but according to meteorologists with www.weather.com, it will warm up slightly on New Year’s day. The high on New Year’s Eve is 54° F, with a low of 34°, and mostly sunny. Then a high of 61° on Wednesday, January 1, is...

12/30/2013 by Josh Allen
Synthetic marijuana in vehicle results in felony charges against Powderly man

Synthetic marijuana in vehicle results in felony charges against Powderly man

Paris police officers responded to 216 calls during the 72-hour weekend from Friday through Sunday, resulting in 20 arrests. Paris police department spokesman Curtis Garrett said when officers stopped a Powderly man about 11 p.m. on Sunday in the 500 block of Northwest 1st Street, he...

12/30/2013 by Charles Richards
2 Tyler men accused of stealing bicycles from Walmart store in Paris

2 Tyler men accused of stealing bicycles from Walmart store in Paris

Two Tyler men were taken into custody in connection with the theft of two bicycles from the Walmart story in Paris, police spokesman Curtis Garrett said. An investigation revealed that Joshua Don McDowell, 26, and Derrik Wayne Springer, 33, rolled two bicycles out of Walmart without paying for...

12/30/2013 by Charles Richards
Paris police arrest 2 on theft warrants; mother also taken into custody

Paris police arrest 2 on theft warrants; mother also taken into custody

When Paris police officers went to the 1000 block of Southeast 8th Street to serve a couple of misdemeanor theft warrants, the woman who answered the door said neither of her children were at home, police department spokesman Curtis Garrett said. There was a problem with that, Garrett said....

12/30/2013 by Charles Richards
Methamphetamine, marijuana found during west Paris traffic stop

Methamphetamine, marijuana found during west Paris traffic stop

A traffic stop late Saturday by Paris police officers in the 3900 block of Bonham Street resulted in the arrest of two individuals on drug charges, police department spokesman Curtis Garrett said. Mitzi Elaine Edwards Black, 35, of 531 NE 10th St. was found to be in possession of a small amount...

12/30/2013 by Charles Richards
Paris taxi driver thwarts robbery attempt

Paris taxi driver thwarts robbery attempt

A Paris taxi driver thwarted a robbery attempt early Sunday by speeding away when a passenger brandished a gun and demanded all of his money, police department spokesman Curtis Garrett said. Police officers responded to a call about 5:15 Sunday, meeting with the cab driver in the 600 block of...

12/30/2013 by Charles Richards
Two bed, one bath on 4.72 acres in Brookston

Two bed, one bath on 4.72 acres in Brookston

Adorable home on 4.72 acres! Home features two car carport with large back yard and storage building. Recent updates include: windows, doors, siding, insulation, porches on front and back of the home, floors and sub-floors. For more information, click on the photos or contact Brittney...

12/30/2013 by Courtney McNeal
Lamar County Sheriff’s Department arrests, bookings over the weekend; Dec. 27-30

Lamar County Sheriff’s Department arrests, bookings over the weekend; Dec. 27-30

Randyael Dontrell Tyson, 23, Theft of Property >=$50<$500 Kimber Sanders Tyson, 20, Theft of Property >=$50<$500 Vickie Tyson, 43, Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution Timothy Edward Hostetler, 28, Criminal Mischief >=$1,500<$20K Cory Lance Farrell, 27, Assault Causing...

12/30/2013 by Courtney McNeal
Auction Chairman of the 2013 Boys & Girls Club Auction thanks all for making auction a huge success

Auction Chairman of the 2013 Boys & Girls Club Auction thanks all for making auction a huge success

Tommy Whitten, Auction Chairman of the 2013 Boys and Girls Club Auction, released the following statement today: “On behalf of the board of directors of the Boys & Girls Club of the Red River Valley I would like to thank everyone that helped make our 64th auction a success. We are...

12/30/2013 by eParisExtra