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Gorgeous Home in Wellington Point

Gorgeous Home in Wellington Point

STUNNING, SPACIOUS HOME ON CORNER LOT IN WELLINGTON POINT.GAMEROOM, BEDROOM AND STUDY UPSTAIRS. BEDROOMS ARE LARGE, AND HAS GREAT OPEN FLOW. LARGE BACK YARD FOR THE CHILDREN TO PLAY AND VERY WELL MAINTAINED. CORNER FIREPLACE, LARGE KITCHEN WITH ISLAND FOR THE FAMILY TO GATHER. $249,000. ...

01/31/2014 by eParisExtra
IMMACULATE 4 BR IN NLSD

IMMACULATE 4 BR IN NLSD

IMMACULATE 4 BR IN NLSD. OPEN FLOOR PLAN. SPLIT MASTER. TILE IN LIVING AREA WITH MOSAIC DESIGN IN LIVING ROOM. GAS LOGS. JETTED GARDEN TUB WITH SEPARATE SHOWER. NICE WALK-IN CLOSET IN MASTER BR. BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED. OVER SIZED LOT IS 1/2 ACRE. PRIVACY FENCED BACK YARD. NICE QUIET AREA....

01/31/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Friday, January 31st

Obituaries for Friday, January 31st

ELOISE PRUETT SMITH, 89, of Paris, danced her way into Heaven’s gates at 3:10 AM, Thursday, January 30, 2014.  The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until service time at 12:00 noon, Monday, February 3, 2014 in the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Randall Scott officiating. ...

01/31/2014 by eParisExtra
Main Street Report to the Lamar County Chamber Commerce Board of Directors

Main Street Report to the Lamar County Chamber Commerce Board of Directors

At a meeting held on January 28th, 2014 the Paris Main Street reported several updates to the downtown area to the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce Board members. Included in that report was the upcoming purchase of benches and trash receptacles for the downtown sidewalks where improvements...

01/31/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Arrests 1/30/14

Paris Police Arrests 1/30/14

Allen, Brenda Kaye, 34, Disorderly Conduct Brown, John David, 29, Seat Belt Violation (2 counts); Driving with License Invalid (3 counts); Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility (2 counts); Violate Promise to Appear (3 counts) Hartgroves, Christopher Clay, 31, Fail to Maintain (2 counts);...

01/31/2014 by eParisExtra
Spring Fine Arts Programs at Paris Junior College

Spring Fine Arts Programs at Paris Junior College

PJC Drama Students The Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare opens the spring fine arts season at Paris Junior College. Considered one of Shakespeare’s most powerful tragedies, the corroding psychological and political effects of choosing evil to fulfill ambition are dramatized...

01/31/2014 by eParisExtra
NASA medical officer talks space

NASA medical officer talks space

The United States space program has changed, but it is still very much alive. “People ask me, ‘Smith, do you still have a job since the space shuttle went away?’” Dr. Smith Johnston, medical officer and flight surgeon for NASA Medical Operations, said during a presentation Thursday....

01/30/2014 by Jeff Parish
Paris man arrested after assaulting his girlfriend

Paris man arrested after assaulting his girlfriend

Paris Police arrested a man on Wednesday after an investigation into a recent altercation yielded an arrest warrant charging him with felony assault causing bodily injury to a family member with a previous conviction, according to Paris PD spokesman Curtis Garrett. 40-year-old Keithie Don Ellis...

01/30/2014 by Josh Allen
Blossom softball sign-up Information

Blossom softball sign-up Information

Kaitlyn Spray The Blossom Girls Softball sign-ups will be Tuesday February 4th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm and Thursday February 20th from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. The sign-ups will be held at the Blossom Elementary Cafeteria for ages 4-18. The cost is $40 per player. Payments can be made via cash...

01/30/2014 by Greg Higgins
Paris Lady Cats cruise past Atlanta in District Showdown

Paris Lady Cats cruise past Atlanta in District Showdown

The Paris Lady Cats easily took care of the Atlanta Lady Rabbits on Tuesday night in Wildcat gym by a score of 61-35. With the win, the Lady Cats remain in second place behind the Pleasant Grove Lady Hawks.   District 13-3A Standings 1st – Pleasant Grove (8-0) 2nd – Paris...

01/30/2014 by Greg Higgins
Paris Wildcats with night to remember against Atlanta

Paris Wildcats with night to remember against Atlanta

The Paris High Wildcats had a night to remember against the Atlanta Rabbits on Tuesday night as they defeated Atlanta 119-27. Paris led 54-10 at halftime. Leading scorers for Paris were: Seljah Johnson 24, Adrian Beamon 22, Jared Embry 14, Roy Jones 13, Marc Bawcum 11 Jordan Embry 10, Ronyae...

01/30/2014 by Greg Higgins
North Lamar remains in first place in District 13-3A

North Lamar remains in first place in District 13-3A

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Levi Porter defending an inbounds play earlier this season. Coming off a disappointing loss to the Pleasant Grove Hawks, the North Lamar Panthers were able to put that behind them as they defeated the Pittsburg Pirates 50-27 on Tuesday night. North Lamar used big first...

01/30/2014 by Greg Higgins
North Lamar Pantherettes get much-needed win over Pittsburg

North Lamar Pantherettes get much-needed win over Pittsburg

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Lexie Stephens shooting a free throw earlier this season. North Lamar head coach Chris Arledge knows his team has been playing then their district record would indicate. The Pantherettes were 1-6 in District 13-3A action but could easily be 3-4. North Lamar lost to Paris...

01/30/2014 by Greg Higgins
3 bedroom brick home in PISD

3 bedroom brick home in PISD

Fantastic Brick Home on Corner Lot in Excellent Condition! Comfortable three bedrooms, one and a half bath home located conveniently in the PISD. Roomy kitchen with cooktop, oven, microwave, and dishwasher. Den/dining room combination with a huge formal living room. Sunny sunroom great for...

01/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Holocaust Museum Opens Eyes for NL Students

Holocaust Museum Opens Eyes for NL Students

Lindsey Miller’s Pre-AP English classes at North Lamar High School toured the Dallas Holocaust museum on January 29 in conjunction with reading the novel Forgotten Fire.  The students were enlightened with the events of the Armenian Holocaust prior to the Jewish Holocaust; a learning tool...

01/30/2014 by eParisExtra
UPDATE: Charles Richards, eParisExtra.com columnist, addresses Rotary Club of Paris

UPDATE: Charles Richards, eParisExtra.com columnist, addresses Rotary Club of Paris

Charles Richards eParisExtra.com reporter and columnist Charles Richards was the program Friday at noon at the Paris Junior College ballroom, where he spoke to the Rotary Club of Paris and guests on “My 50 years as a Reporter.” “During his career Charles has written about...

01/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

This Saturday, February 1st is registration day for both the Paris Optimist Baseball as well as Dixie Softball and t-ball run by the City of Paris Parks and Recreation Department. First, Paris Optimist Baseball will have sign ups on Saturday from 10am-2pm at the Lamar Avenue Church of Christ. ...

01/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Bookings 1/29/14

Lamar County Sheriff Bookings 1/29/14

Njoroge, Antony MWangi, 26, Evading Arrest w/Veh; Poss Marj<2oz; Poss of Drug Paraphernalia Mayes, Henry Dempsey,62,  Agg Sexual Assault Child Ramsey, BJ, 28, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Woods, Shampyne Elizabeth, 27, Forgery Financial Instrument (2 counts) Ellis, Keithie Don, 40, Assault...

01/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Arrests on January 29, 2014

Paris Police Arrests on January 29, 2014

Ellis, Keithie Don, 40, Assault Causing Bodily Injury – Family Member w/ Previous Conviction Gonzales, Samuel Chico, 40, Theft of Property >=$50 <$500 Moore, Cody Allen, 21, Imprudent Speed (2 counts); Driving w/License Invalid (2 counts) Ramsey, BJ, Assault Class A Winton, Maxwell,...

01/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Local Youth Groups collecting Shoes for the Needy

Local Youth Groups collecting Shoes for the Needy

The youth groups of Holy Cross Episcopal Church and the First Christian Church are collecting gently worn shoes to send to impoverished areas so that small business owners can resell the shoes and provide resources for food, clothing, shelter and education for their families. This is known as...

01/30/2014 by eParisExtra