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Apple reportedly working on new iPhones with larger screens

Apple reportedly working on new iPhones with larger screens

Apple has resisted the trend of larger screens on phones for quite some time now, but with the growing number of large screen offers in the marketplace, it looks like they’re finally letting their guard down and joining in on the fun. Some people considered “familiar” with the Apple...

01/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Prairiland 7th Grade Results Against Chapel Hill

Prairiland 7th Grade Results Against Chapel Hill

The Patriot 7th grade boys basketball team play a really good game against Chapel Hill Thursday night. They came up a little short in a 30-40 loss. Carson Bridges led the scoring with 12 points including two three-pointers. Rayce Wilkerson had five points. Jordan Bridges and Garrett Fletcher...

01/27/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Prairiland Girls Power Lifting Results

Prairiland Girls Power Lifting Results

The Prairiland girls power lifting team participated in the Detroit power lifting meet held Saturday, January 18.  Here’s how the girls placed in their weight class in the power lifting meet. Chelsea Kimberling 3rd Savannah Sparks 4th Hannah Thomas 5th Bailey Northcutt 7th. ...

01/27/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar 8th Grade Basketball Results

North Lamar 8th Grade Basketball Results

Stone Middle School 8th Grade Boys Hoops Teams traveled to Pittsburgh on Thursday, January 23 and came away with a pair of wins. In the B game, the Panthers fell behind early but outscored the Pirates 8-0 in the fourth quarter to pull out a 22-16 win.  Levi Ramsay scored the go ahead bucket...

01/27/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar Tennis will Face Opponents on New Courts this Year

North Lamar Tennis will Face Opponents on New Courts this Year

Paris, TX – Two new tennis courts have been added to North Lamar’s campus this semester giving the district a total of four for play. Over the last couple of months, construction workers have bravely battled the cold, wet weather to finish the courts in time for the district’s first...

01/27/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Smoking Ban on agenda for City Council Meeting Tonight

Smoking Ban on agenda for City Council Meeting Tonight

The possibility of a ban on smoking in public places in Paris, Texas is coming before the City Council tonight. I urge moms to attend the meeting and show their support for the ban. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:30pm at the City Council Chambers, located at 107 East Kaufman Street. In...

01/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Fire Department responded to two structure fires this past weekend

Paris Fire Department responded to two structure fires this past weekend

The Paris Fire Department responded to two working structure fires this past weekend. The first occurred just before 10:00 P.M. on Friday night. Fire department crews from all three stations responded to 1460 N.E. 10th street and found the structure to be engulfed in flames. The fire destroyed...

01/27/2014 by eParisExtra
St. Joseph's Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

St. Joseph's Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

St. Joseph’s Community Foundation is now accepting grant application from organizations in the Red River Valley that meet the Foundation’s overall Mission of improving medical care. Additionally, the foundation has approximately $3,500 of restricted funds remaining to support any...

01/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Horse Flea market will be open March 7-8, 2014

Horse Flea market will be open March 7-8, 2014

The Horse Flea market will be open March 7-8, 2014.  This unique antique market runs Friday, March 7th from 3pm-8pm and on Saturday, March 8th from 8am-3pm.  In addition to antiques, the show will feature live music by local artists, wine tasting, chocolatiers, and massage services. The early...

01/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Weekend Bookings Lamar County Sheriff's Department

Weekend Bookings Lamar County Sheriff's Department

Johnson, Nicholas Lee, 22, Public Intoxication Nichols, Michael Craig, 31, Theft of Property >=$20 <$500 By Check Gibson, Jeramy Wayne, 19, CPF/Assault (Physical Contact); Credit Card or Debit Card Absue; Theft of Prop>=$1500<$20K Lantrip, Thomas Ray, 27, Violation of Parole Henry,...

01/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris police respond to 281 calls over weekend, arrest 22

Paris police respond to 281 calls over weekend, arrest 22

A Lamar County resident has been arrested in connection with a stolen vehicle on Jan. 20, Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley said. Jeramy Wayne Gibson, 19, of Sumner has been charged with theft over $1,500 in the incident has also been charged with two other people abuse of a debit or credit card...

01/27/2014 by Charles Richards
Paris Police Department arrests over weekend

Paris Police Department arrests over weekend

Alexander, Laquishia Danillie, 21, Failure to Display Driver’s License Black, Aarion Lendell, 24, Possession of Marijuana <2 oz; Failure to Display Driver’s License Blake, Ronnie Ray, 37, No Operator License  Bratcher, Tracy Hunter, 19, Assault Class A Browner, Chelsey Sierra,...

01/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Children's Advocacy Center's annual Sweetheart Soiree set for Feb. 8

Children's Advocacy Center's annual Sweetheart Soiree set for Feb. 8

The CAC’s 13th Annual Sweetheart Soiree will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Love Civic Center. The band, Mars Hill, out of Dallas will provide entertainment for the evening, Crawford’s Hole in the Wall will provide a catered meal, and Buffalo Joe’s Pub will serve...

01/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday January 27, 2014

Obituaries for Monday January 27, 2014

Dorothy Mae Holland, 79, of Taylortown, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Heritage House of Paris. Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28th at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Dr. L. C. Stout officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral...

01/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Sunday, January 26

Obituaries for Sunday, January 26

Horace Greeley Gilliam, Jr., 66, of Powderly, passed away at his home Friday, January 24, 2014. Funeral services have been scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 27, 2014 at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Lyn Holley officiating. Burial will be in the Gilliam Family Cemetery in Boxelder....

01/26/2014 by Josh Allen
4 bedroom, 3000 sq feet house in Bogata

4 bedroom, 3000 sq feet house in Bogata

Unique, one of a kind home designed by Denney architects. Only 20 minutes from the loop. Home offers a large living area with elevated cathedral ceiling finished with pine as well as a loft area. Breakfast room with built-ins and desk area along with a separate dining room. Recent updates...

01/26/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar students stand on a part of history

North Lamar students stand on a part of history

North Lamar High School students in Patti Haley’s dual credit United States history class visited the Sixth Floor Museum on Jan. 15. The students toured through the museum at Dealey Plaza that chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, then then gathered for a photo...

01/26/2014 by eParisExtra
Suspect sketch and description leads to 'person of high interest' in aggravated robbery case

Suspect sketch and description leads to 'person of high interest' in aggravated robbery case

As the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office investigates the aggravated robbery of two ladies that occurred on January 16 in the East Post Oak community, a composite sketch and description of the suspect has led to a ‘person of high interest’ in the case, according to Lamar County...

01/26/2014 by Josh Allen
Region 5 & 14 Women's Junior College Basketball Standings (thru 1/25)

Region 5 & 14 Women's Junior College Basketball Standings (thru 1/25)

WOMEN’S JUNIOR COLLEGE BASKETBALL RESULTS SATURDAY, JAN. 25, 2014 REGION 14: Trinity Valley 133, Panola 59 Blinn 92, Bossier 65 Tyler 67, Jacksonville 54 Kilgore 73, San Jacinto 41 REGION 5-NORTH: Collin 82, Weatherford 78 McLennan 100, Southwestern Christian 42 Hill 63, Ranger...

01/26/2014 by Charles Richards
Region 5 & 14 Men's Junior College Basketball Standings (thru 1/25)

Region 5 & 14 Men's Junior College Basketball Standings (thru 1/25)

MEN’S JUNIOR COLLEGE BASKETBALL RESULTS SATURDAY, JAN. 25, 2014 REGION 14: Paris 78, Tyler 72 Trinity Valley 93, Panola 73 Kilgore 73, Bossier 70 Lamar State-Port Arthur 71, Blinn 68 Lee 98, Angelina 89 REGION 5-NORTH: Collin 76, Weatherford 67 McLennan 79, Southwestern Christian 67 Hill...

01/26/2014 by Charles Richards