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Paris Optimist Hiring New Executive Director

Paris Optimist Hiring New Executive Director

Larry Rhea, President of the Paris Optimist Club, announced today that the Board has voted to hire an Executive Director. The Executive Director report directly to the Board of Directors of the Paris Optimist Club and will be responsible for overseeing the Youth Baseball program, Club...

3 hours ago by eParisExtra

Two Arrested with Large Quantity of Methamphetamine

Two Arrested with Large Quantity of Methamphetamine

David James Bozarth, 22 and Jullian Paige Bozarth, 18, both of Lamar County, were arrested at about 1:23 P.M. on August 26, 2014. The two were charged with attempting to cash a forged check at a bank in the 3200 block of Lamar Ave. During the investigation, both were found to be in...

3 hours ago by eParisExtra

Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

Well here’s something very few people saw coming, and it happens to involve two things I write about very frequently! This Monday, on August 25th, online retail giant Amazon announced that they will be acquiring the popular video game streaming service Twitch for $970 million in cash. The...

6 hours ago by eParisExtra

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

This is Max, he is a mix and is part ridgeback. The line of hair running down his back is reversed. Max came in with several of his siblings. All have received their 1st puppy shots. They look to be around 7 weeks old. All are a tiny bit shy but beautiful and seem to be healthy. There are...

7 hours ago by eParisExtra

20th Annual Evening in Paris

20th Annual Evening in Paris

Chaparral Records presents the 20th annual “Evening in Paris” this weekend at the Love Civic Center. This square dancing event actually takes place over two days, Friday, August 29th and Saturday, August 30th. Square Dancing will be happening in two halls. Advance registration:...

7 hours ago by eParisExtra

New Health technologies in Paris to Be Discussed in an Open Forum

New Health technologies in Paris to Be Discussed in an Open Forum

Frontiers and the Spirit of Exploration in Medicine is the subject of an open discussion forum on Thursday, Aug. 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Held in the PJC Math & Science Building room 101, the event is co-sponsored by PJC’s biomedical sciences program and Phi Theta Kappa, the...

7 hours ago by eParisExtra

Paris Police Arrests for 8/27/14

Paris Police Arrests for 8/27/14

Barylski, Michael Paul, 61, Theft Under $50 Bozarth, David James, Poss CS PG 1>=4G<200G; Forgery Financial Instrument; Poss Dangerous Drug; Criminal Mischief Bozarth, Julian Page, 22, POSS PG 1>=4G<200G; Forgery Financial; Poss Dangerous Drug Clark, Brian Joseph, 29, Fail to...

8 hours ago by eParisExtra

Free Prostate Screening today

Free Prostate Screening today

Free Prostate Screening today from 3pm til 5pm at Texas Oncology Paris located at 3550 NE Loop 286 in Paris.  This screening will be provided by Dr. James Petrikas of Texas Oncology and by Dr. Don Wikoff of Wikoff Urology.  An appointment is necessary but times are still available, so call...

8 hours ago by eParisExtra

Four Bedroom Home on Stacy Lane

Four Bedroom Home on Stacy Lane

EXTRAORDINARY CUSTOM HOME,LARGE LIVING AND DINING AREAS.HEARTH ROOM OPEN TO KITCHEN & BREAKFAST AREAS. 2 FIREPLACES ONE WITH THERMOSTAT BLOWER FAN FOR CIRCULATING HEAT, 5 BEDROOMS, 5 BATHS, 2 LIVING ARES AND DOWNSTAIRS STUDY COULD BE 6TH BEDROOM. GUEST SUITE OVER GARAGE WITH PRIVATE BATH....

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra

ALL RISE, the Honorable Judge...is in a Red Hat!

ALL RISE, the Honorable Judge...is in a Red Hat!

Uncontested sums up election race this year for the County Court at Law Judge. The Honorable Bill Harris has gone uncontested in the GOP Primary and will be uncontested in the November General Election for the seat he currently holds. Actually, with the Honorable Eric Clifford out of the 6th...

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra

Another Arrest for DWI

Another Arrest for DWI

Bobby Charles Richards, 54, of Paris was arrested at 12:27 A.M. on Friday, August 22, 2014, when officers responded to a minor traffic accident in the 700 block of E Tudor St. Richards was found to be intoxicated and charged with driving while intoxicated. Richards was later transferred to...

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra

North Lamar Welcomes Students Back to School!

 North Lamar Welcomes Students Back to School!

Yellow buses and happy faces were the scene at North Lamar Independent School District Monday morning as students stepped off buses or tumbled out of cars into the 2014-2015 school year.  While some returned to familiar campuses with a new set of teachers, others walked in to new buildings...

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra

Paris Police Arrests on 8/25/14

Paris Police Arrests on 8/25/14

Five people were arrested yesterday by the Paris PD. Those arrested include: Head, Arvis Jay, 40, Paris Municipal Court Capias Isbell, David Allen, 30, Assault Family Violence Class A Ladell, Stacy Deshawn, 21, Assault Milam, James Hurston, 36, Parole Violation Warrant Perkins, Kenterious...

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra

Backpacks and Supplies Donated to Everett Elementary

Backpacks and Supplies Donated to Everett Elementary

Backpacks containing school supplies were donated by Heritage House of Paris to students in need at Everett Elementary in the North Lamar Independent School District.  Business Development Specialist Cary Scott, pictured left, brought the brightly colored backpacks to the campus so students...

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra

First PJC DragonFest launches Sept. 6

First PJC DragonFest launches Sept. 6

Paris Junior College hosts the first annual DragonFest to bring the community together for a fun filled day on campus September 6th. A 5K fun run and one-mile walk starting from the PJC campus will kick off events at 8:00 a.m. Other activities include a car and motorcycle display, ice cream...

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra

Texas A&M renews biomedical sciences articulation agreement with PJC

Texas A&M renews biomedical sciences articulation agreement with PJC

A great vote of confidence has been received by the Paris Junior College biomedical sciences program through renewal of an articulation agreement with the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station. PJC has been one of only a...

08/25/2014 by eParisExtra

A look at Home Based Businesses - J. Hilburn

A look at Home Based Businesses - J. Hilburn

Many moms are turning to home-based businesses as a career alternative.  In this series, we will look at several local women (and moms) who run a home-based, direct sales businesses.  The first is Regan Anders, J. Hilburn Personal Stylist. J. Hilburn is raising the standards for men’s...

08/25/2014 by eParisExtra

North Lamar Welcomes New Teachers

North Lamar Welcomes New Teachers

North Lamar ISD welcomed new teachers to the staff for the 2014-15 school year. New Elementary school teachers include: (beginning front row left) are Marcy Tarrant – Bailey ECC, Heather Reaves – Bailey math and science, Dayna Butler – Bailey 4th grade, and Katie Briggle – Parker Head...

08/25/2014 by eParisExtra

Shots Fired at a Vehicle Over the Weekend

Shots Fired at a Vehicle Over the Weekend

Paris Police Officers reported hearing gunshots in the area of NE 5th St and E Tudor St at about 2:04 A.M. on August 23rd, 2014. When arriving in the area, Officers were advised that someone had shot at a vehicle as it was traveling East on Tudor St. Officers located the victim and found that...

08/25/2014 by eParisExtra

Obituaries for Monday, August 25th

Obituaries for Monday, August 25th

Dorothy Houston ‘Dottie” Brown, 92 of Houston, formerly of Paris, passed away Saturday, August 23, 2014. A private family visitation and graveside service has been scheduled. She was born in Ulm, Minnesota on May 9, 1922 to Leo and Magdalina Sprenger. In the past she and husband Werner were...

08/25/2014 by eParisExtra