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Lamar National Bank Vice President Earns Honors at SWGSB

Lamar National Bank Vice President Earns Honors at SWGSB

Wilson (left) with C.K. Lee On June 8th commencement was held for Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business Southwest Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB).  Greg Wilson, Vice President of Lamar National Bank in Paris was named Salutatorian and Graduation with Distinction of the...

06/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom, Remodeled Home in Paris ISD

Three Bedroom, Remodeled Home in Paris ISD

This house was completely remodeled in 2012, inside and out. Interior has new paint, re textured all ceilings, new floor covering and new counter tops. Exterior has new paint and new garage doors and new wood privacy fence on a large lot with very big wood fenced back yard. You must see this...

06/30/2014 by eParisExtra
New Chamber Members Ribbon Cuttings

New Chamber Members Ribbon Cuttings

The Carriage House Ribbon Cutting Recently two new businesses and new member of the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce held Ribbon Cutting ceremonies. The Carriage House, in the former location of Gene the Jeweler at 21 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris, is owed by Janet and Keith Green and...

06/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings over the Weekend

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings over the Weekend

The Lamar County Sheriff Department Booked 17 Inmates into the Lamar County Jail this weekend. Those individuals are: Elrod, James, Heath, II, Poss Marij <2oz; Minor in Possession of Alcoholic Beverages Cole, River Ryland Dean, Poss Marij<2oz Gray, Bradley Keith, CCC/PSS...

06/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Film Making Workshop for Older Kids Next Week at PCT

Film Making Workshop for Older Kids Next Week at PCT

Brandon Michael, Ethan Branch, Brock Dority and Chase Ramsey work on Ramsey’s short film. (Courtesy photo) The Paris Community Theatre has been holding art and theatre workshops in the summer for years. This summer, however, older kids (grades 6 and up) can participate in a Film Making...

06/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Dylan's Driver's Wins Safeco Award

Dylan's Driver's Wins Safeco Award

Dylan’s Drivers received a $3500.00 award from Safeco “Make it Happen” contest. Dylan’s Drivers was a finalist throughout the United States for making a difference in their community. Pictured are Board Members, Matthew Allen, Randy Connot, Edwin Pickle, Kara Samuel,...

06/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Weekend Arrests

Paris Police Weekend Arrests

Paris Police responded to 293 calls for service and arrested 15 persons from June 27, 2014 to June 29, 2014. Those arrested include: Bedford, Wesley Allen, 56, Fail to Appear Non Traffic; Theft by Check (Insufficient); Seat Belt Violation Berg, Elmer Zacharias, Driving Under the...

06/30/2014 by eParisExtra
David Inman Arrested and Charged with Felony Assault

David Inman Arrested and Charged with Felony Assault

David Nelson Inman Forty-eight year old David Nelson Inman of Paris was arrested at about 3:50 P.M. on June 28, 2014 when  Paris Police Officers responded to a disturbance. It was reported that Inman had assaulted his girlfriend by choking her with his hands. Inman was charged with a...

06/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Man Arrested in Early Morning Hours on Saturday Stumbling along Pine Bluff

Man Arrested in Early Morning Hours on Saturday Stumbling along Pine Bluff

Styles Johnson, III, Styles Johnson, III, 33, of Paris was arrested at about 4:47 A.M. on June 28, 2014 when he was observed stumbling along the side of the road on the side walk in the 400 block of Pine Bluff Street. Paris Police Officers reported that Mr. Johnson was placed under arrest for...

06/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Three Bedroom House in Hidden Lake Estates

Three Bedroom House in Hidden Lake Estates

Private Lakefront custom home! Your backyard is a 50 acre private community lake. Home features 2 living areas, formal dining, loads of cabinet and countertop space, split master suite, corner tub and separate shower, large closets, 6×6 safe room. enclosed patio, and screened porch,...

06/29/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Holds Art & Theatre Camp next week

North Lamar Holds Art & Theatre Camp next week

North Lamar ISD will be holding a Kids Art & Theatre camp next week, July 7th-11th from 9am-noon each day. The camp is for kids ages 8-13 and will be led by NLHS teachers Cody Head from the Theatre Department and Lena Spencer from the Art Department.  The camp will include drawing,...

06/29/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC has two NJCAA 2013-2014 All-Academic Teams

PJC has two NJCAA 2013-2014 All-Academic Teams

For the second year in a row, scholar-athletes at Paris Junior College have brought home the designation of 2013-2014 All-Academic Teams from the National Junior College Athletic Association. Both the baseball and softball teams were recognized, as well as several individual players. There...

06/28/2014 by eParisExtra
BBQ Champions

BBQ Champions

L to R Joey McCarthy, Richard McLaughlin, Ken Johnson, Michael Moore and Ron ByersNot Pictured Jerry Allen At this year’s Red River Fair Association 2014 BBQ Cook-Off, team “The Do Right Boyz”  were awarded Overall Grand Champions. The team of Joey McCarthy, Richard...

06/28/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Arrest Man Accused on Injury to a Child

Paris Police Arrest Man Accused on Injury to a Child

Robert Alan Whitley Robert Alan Whitley, 23, of Paris was arrested at about 1:49 P.M. on June 26, 2014. Paris Police officers assisted a Van Zandt County officer in apprehending Whitley at his residence. The warrant charged Whitley with injury to a child. Whitley was later transferred to...

06/28/2014 by eParisExtra
Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers "Crime of the Week" - Theft of Copper

Over the past 3 weeks, over 7,000 pounds of copper wire have been stolen from utility poles in the western part of Lamar County. These thefts have been between US 82 West, FM 38 North, FM 2820, and up to FM 79. These thefts have resulted in a loss of over 25,000 feet of copper wire. Some of...

06/28/2014 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom House in Paris ISD

Four Bedroom House in Paris ISD

Four Bedroom, three bath home on Wilburn in desirable Johnson Woods neighborhood. 2242 square feet. 2 car garage. Paris ISD. $132,000 ...

06/28/2014 by eParisExtra
Jr. Golf Camp in July

Jr. Golf Camp in July

Paris Golf and Country Club The Paris Golf and Country Club will hold a junior golf camp on July 15-18th. The four-day camp runs form 9am-noon and is open to boys and girls. The cost is $100 per child and includes a camp shirt, a cap, a picutre and video of the child’s swing and lunch on...

06/28/2014 by eParisExtra
Gospel on the Plaza

Gospel on the Plaza

On Tuesday evening, July 1st, downtown Paris will come alive with the sounds of gospel music. Gospel on the Plaza will be held at the downtown plaza from 7-9pm. For more information, contact Cheri Bedford at 903-784-9293. ...

06/28/2014 by eParisExtra
4.42 Acres for Sale

4.42 Acres for Sale

BEAUTIFUL PROPERTY LOCATED LESS THAN 10 MINUTES FROM THE LOOP. THIS WOULD MAKE A GREAT HOME SITE. 4.42 Acres in North Lamar ISD. $24,900. ...

06/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Woman Struck by Vehicle on Lamar Avenue Yesterday

Woman Struck by Vehicle on Lamar Avenue Yesterday

An 18 year old female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at about 3:48 P.M. on June 26, 2014 as she attempted to cross the roadway in the 2500 block of Lamar Ave. A vehicle driven by a 50 year old female attempted to turn left at the intersection from the 10 block of NE 25th St to travel east...

06/27/2014 by eParisExtra