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Three Bedroom Home in Oak Creek with Pool

Three Bedroom Home in Oak Creek with Pool

OAK CREEK SPACIOUS HOME. LARGE OPEN FLOOR PLAN WITH 2 LIVING AREAS, BEAUTIFUL LIGHT FIXTURES AND FANS, POOL, SUN ROOM, LARGE LAUNDRY AND STORAGE BUILDING. Paris ISD. $139,900.   ...

12/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Annual

Annual "Spirit of Giving" is on Saturday

The First United Methodist Church’s “Spirit of Giving” is an annual Community Christmas Party held each year the Saturday before Christmas. This year’s event will be held at the Courthouse parking Lot and begins at 11am. The parking lost will be transformed into a...

12/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Two Local Restaurants Closing

Two Local Restaurants Closing

Two Paris restaurants, Bois d’Arc and Paris Grille, announced this week that they will be closing their doors. Bois D’Arc, an upscale restaurant in downtown Paris will serve brunch on Sunday, December 28th as their final service. A statement on their Facebook page read in part,...

12/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Congressman-elect Ratcliffe Selects Jason Ross as District Director

Congressman-elect Ratcliffe Selects Jason Ross as District Director

Congressman-elect John Ratcliffe has selected Jason Ross to be his District Director.  Mr. Ross, a Rockwall County native, will manage Ratcliffe’s district operation across the 18 counties of the 4th Congressional District.  Ross brings impressive credentials to the position along with a...

12/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Junior High School students bring home UIL medals

Paris Junior High School students bring home UIL medals

Paris Junior High School competed in the Fall Invitational UIL academic meet and brought home 40 awards. Winners include: Art Memory (grade 7): 1st, Taylor White; 2nd, Sydney Walter; 3rd, Brittni Leigh; (grade 8) 1st, Rhea Tabora; 3rd, Evelyn Brown; 6th, Alyssa Penny.  Calculator Applications...

12/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Man Seen Stumbling Around Collegiate Drive Found with Narcotics

Man Seen Stumbling Around Collegiate Drive Found with Narcotics

37 year old Daniel Wayne Cato, of Paris, was arrested at 12:36 P.M. on Thursday, December 18th, 2014 in the 100 block of N Collegiate Drive. Officers responded to an intoxicated person and observed Cato stumbling and appreared to be on some type of narcotic. Cato was allegedly found to be in...

12/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Friday, December 19 2014

Obituaries for Friday, December 19 2014

Glenda Fern Rumbo, 83, of Paris, passed away Sunday, December 14, 2014, at Heritage House of Paris Healthcare Center.  Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled funeral services for 2:00 pm, Monday, December 22, 2014 at First Baptist Church—Paris with Reverend Ken Cannon officiating. ...

12/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Inmate Bookings 12/18/14

Lamar County Inmate Bookings 12/18/14

Five people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 7:06am and 9:23 pm on 12/18/14. McKinight, Tavita Yohura, Viol Bond/Protective Order (2 counts); Agg Assault Date/Family/House w/ Weapon Wright, Stephanie Dorene, POSS CS PG 1<1G Drug Free Zone; POSs CS PG 3< 28G Drug Free Zone (2...

12/19/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC freshman rises to regional leadership challenge

PJC freshman rises to regional leadership challenge

Though he is not yet eligible to hold an office with the Student Government Association at Paris Junior College, freshman Arron Newman found himself taking on the role of SGA Region III secretary at a recent meeting in Tyler, Texas. “He presided as Secretary at the last minute, and he...

12/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 12/18/14

Paris PD Arrests on 12/18/14

The Paris PD arrested four individuals on Thursday, December 18, 2014. The adults arrested include: Cato, Daniel Wayne, 37, Public Intoxication; Possession of Drug; Possession of Marijuana<2oz; POSS CS PG 1>=1G<4G (2 counts); POSS CS PG 1<1G Lollar, Kandi Lea, 28, Fail to Appear Non...

12/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Christmas Eve Candlelight Services at First United Methodist

Christmas Eve Candlelight Services at First United Methodist

First United Methodist Church will host three different Christmas Eve Candlelight Services.  The downtown church will have a 5pm and an 11pm service.  Connections, located in Village Shopping Center will have a 5:30pm Candlelight Service.  The First United Methodist Church is located at 322...

12/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Unfrozen presented this Sunday at Christian Fellowship Church

Unfrozen presented this Sunday at Christian Fellowship Church

Christian Fellowship Church is pleased to present “Unfrozen” a Christmas program parody of the hit movie Frozen.  Bring the whole family this Sunday to Christian Fellowship Church located at 3130 N. Main St. The program will be performed at 10:30 am and again at 6:00pm.  Drinks...

12/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Final Weekend of

Final Weekend of "Alice in Wonderland" at PCT

The final weekend of the Paris Community Theatre’s production of “Alice in Wonderland” is this weekend. Performances are Thursday, December 18th, Friday, December 19th and Saturday, December 20th all at 7:30pm and then a final matinee performance of Sunday, December 21st at...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Community Grant Awarded to NLHS

Community Grant Awarded to NLHS

North Lamar High School principal Clint Hildreth (left) accepts a $500 check from Kwik Check Food Stores District Manager Nathan Graham (right). The grant, which was made possible through ExxonMobil Corporation, was awarded to the school on Wednesday, December 17 and will be used to help...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Chisum PALS Collect Food

Chisum PALS Collect Food

The Chisum ISD Mustang PALS set a goal of collecting 600 food items for needy families.  If the goal was reached, everyone would get extra recess time. They were delighted to make a final count and discover students had contributed 1026 items of food for 11 needy families in our district. ...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Freshmen Named to All-Region Band

North Lamar Freshmen Named to All-Region Band

On December 8, North Lamar 9th grade band students went to Texas High School to compete with other freshmen across the region for spots in the Region 4 9th grade honor band. “Out of 71 spots our students claimed 32 of them,” said assistant band director Jason R. Smith.  “Quite...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Thursday, December 18, 2014

Obituaries for Thursday, December 18, 2014

Benjamin Lee (Ben) Floyd, 30, of Houston passed away at his residence on Saturday December 13, 2014. Ben was born on November 30, 1984 in Paris a son of Timothy and Rhonda Brooks Floyd. He was employed as Global Technology Lead @ Wood Group Integrity Management. Ben was a member of Calvary...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Department Entry Exam on January 13th

Paris Police Department Entry Exam on January 13th

The Paris Police Department Entry Exam will be administered on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 6:00 PM at the Paris Police Department, located at 2910 Clarksville Street. Applications close on Friday, January 9th at 5:00 PM.  All applications have to be returned to the Civil Service Director’s...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
MOVIE REVIEW: Moses Supposes and Other Unsightly Renderings from Exodus: Gods and Kings

MOVIE REVIEW: Moses Supposes and Other Unsightly Renderings from Exodus: Gods and Kings

In recent years, superhero storylines and biblical narratives have become popular cinema fare.  For all the depths that can be plumbed as to why the American psyche has returned to the familiarity of such timeless pathos, director Ridley Scott’s new film, Exodus:  Gods and Kings, curiously...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
A Japanese geek-chic timepiece: Sony’s FES E-Ink Watch

A Japanese geek-chic timepiece: Sony’s FES E-Ink Watch

While Sony Pictures is encountering some severe issues due to their recent hack, other divisions of Sony have been secretly developing some interesting, and even fashionable, wearable technology. The “smartwatch” is still in its infancy, but there’s still plenty of room for breakthoughs...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra