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Archives for January 2013

North Lamar easily gets by Pittsburg

About the only thing wrong with Tuesday night’s game for the North Lamar Panthers was the first quarter. North Lamar hosted Pittsburg in a district showdown and after a slow start, the Panthers did what they needed to do to get the job done. After one quarter, the Panthers held a slim 5 – 2... read more

01/31/2013 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor

Pittsburg Outlasts Pantherettes

The North Lamar Pantherettes started off slowly against the Pittsburg Lady Pirates on Tuesday night in their home gym. The Lady Pirates jumped out to a 14 – 6 lead after the first quarter. Baskets came easily for Pittsburg as the Pantherettes tried to match the intensity of their... read more

01/31/2013 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor

New members sought for Paris Community Choir; rehearsals begin Monday

The Paris Community Choir begins its third season on Monday, Feb. 4, and is looking for new members. Pat Fowzer “We hope that all of our singers from the fall will return,” director Pat Fowzer said.“However, we have room for many more singers and would like to invite them to join us any... read more

01/31/2013 by Charles Richards

Paris High Project Graduation holds Valentine's Day fundraiser

It’s no secret that chocolate goes a long way on Valentine’s Day, and that’s why members of the Paris High School Class of 2013 are selling chocolate-dipped strawberries as a Project Graduation fundraiser.  The Paris High School seniors are selling a dozen gourmet... read more

01/31/2013 by eParisExtra

Seven burglary incidents reported in the last 24 hours; Paris PD Press Release - January 31

Of the seven, there were three residential, one business, and three automobile burglaries reported to police in the past 24 hours, according to Paris PD Public Information Officer Curtis Garrett. At 5:14 P.M. yesterday, Paris Police responded to a complaint of a Burglary of a residence in the... read more

01/31/2013 by Josh Allen

Vehicle veers into a residence on South Main Street after another vehicle runs a stop sign

Two cars collided about 6:30 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of South Main and Washington Street, and one of the vehicles then careened into a residence. Police say a vehicle traveling east on Washington Street failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with a vehicle going north on Main... read more

01/31/2013 by Charles Richards

Paris PD adult arrests on Wednesday, January 30

Stevin Craig Armstrong, 52, Public Intoxication Howard Paul Browner, 41, Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility, Failure to Display DL, Failure to Appear (Non-Traffic) Chad Allen Carsner, 18, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Eric Justin Dobbs, 35, Paris Municipal Court Capias, Failure to... read more

01/31/2013 by Josh Allen

Fuel prices soar in Paris ... other parts of the region

Lowest Gas Prices in Paris Paris Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com Texas Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com ... read more

01/31/2013 by Charles Richards

Lady Dragons fall 60-35 to No. 3 Trinity Valley

ATHENS, Texas — The No. 3-ranked Trinity Valley Community College Lady Cardinals found a way to win event 60-35 over the Paris Lady Dragons Wednesday night at Cardinal Gymnasium. With the win, Coach Elena Lovato’s Lady Cardinals are 21-1 on the season and 8-0 in Region XIV conference... read more

01/31/2013 by Charles Richards

Morningside 3 bedroom 2 bath

Newly painted entry, baths, bedrooms, kitchen and living room with modern colors; also painted outside as well; New tile, central heat and air replaced in 2010 with energy efficient unit. Owned security system with glass breakage and separate window and door alarms. Large fenced back... read more

01/31/2013 by eParisExtra

12th Annual Sweetheart Soiree

Tickets are on sale now for the 12 Annual Sweetheart Soiree benefitting The Children’s Advocacy Center of Paris. Call today to purchase your tickets. 903-784-5787. Please click on the poster above if you would like information about sponsoring this outstanding event. ... read more

01/31/2013 by eParisExtra

United Way of Lamar County invites you to their Annual Meeting & Campaign Celebration

United Way of Lamar County cordially invites you to our Annual Meeting & Campaign Celebration, Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 11:30 am – 1 pm in the Paris Junior College Ballroom. United Way will formally conclude the 2013 fundraising season at the meeting and share the total amount... read more

01/31/2013 by Josh Allen

Paris ISD announces Woman2Woman program starting February 5th

After a successful campaign last fall with the MAN2MAN Program at Paris High School, this spring features a WOMAN2WOMAN Program which plans to be just as successful. The program is designed to provide intervention that’s needed in our student’s lives in a real talk forum that lets the youth... read more

01/31/2013 by Josh Allen

PJC hosts student photography exhibit

Paris Junior College’s Foyer Gallery will feature the photography of two students from Feb. 5-28. Shown is “Old Sanitorium, Paris, TX” by Montel Thomas. (Click to enlarge) As part of their final semester at Paris Junior College, two students will show their photographs at an... read more

01/31/2013 by Josh Allen

Harmon's 21 points leads PJC Dragons past Trinity Valley, 65-61

By CHARLES RICHARDS eParisExtra.com PARIS – Mike Harmon scored 21 points, including 11 points in a crucial three-minute span of the second half, and Paris Junior College defeated Trinity Valley Community College 65-61 Wednesday night. Mike Harmon Paris improved to 11-12 overall and 5-7 in... read more

01/31/2013 by Charles Richards

Financial Aid meeting for North Lamar parents & students

On Tuesday, February 5, North Lamar ISD parents and seniors are invited to attend a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) workshop and meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the North Lamar High School cafeteria. Representatives from Paris Junior College will be available to answer questions and... read more

01/31/2013 by Josh Allen

February GED registration sessions at PJC

- GED Orientation Sessions at PJC set for February -  The Adult Education and Family Literacy Department at Paris Junior College has set orientation dates for General Education Development (GED) classes in February. All new and returning students are required to attend one of the... read more

01/31/2013 by Josh Allen

North Lamar gets serious about recycling

North Lamar has been awarded a grant for recycling from Ark-Tex Council of Governments.  The district wrote for a grant that awarded five recycling trailers to be used throughout the district and community. Paul Prange, ATCOG Environmental Resource Planner, meets with Bailey 5th grade Go Green... read more

01/31/2013 by Josh Allen

PJH students are superior at Middle School Solo and Ensemble Contest

Fourteen Paris Junior High choir students competed in the Middle School Solo & Ensemble Contest in Mount Pleasant on January 26, and all students earned a 1 or a “Superior” rating on their solos. Jeanette Singleton is PJH choir director and Jan Blize is PHS Choir Director.... read more

01/30/2013 by Josh Allen

Police respond to 76 calls for service on Tuesday; Paris PD Press Release - January 30

Of the 76 calls for service that Paris Police responded to, 2 burglary of vehicles and 2 burglary of automobiles were reported. 4 persons were arrested for class c misdemeanor warrants, 3 were arrested on misdemeanor theft warrants, 1 was arrested for evading arrest and misdemeanor theft, and 1... read more

01/30/2013 by Josh Allen