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RRV Amateur Radio Club to host ham radio

RRV Amateur Radio Club to host ham radio "Field Day" this weekend

Amateur Radio “Field Day” June 27 – 28 Demonstrates Science, Skill, and Service. Members of the Red River Valley Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 27 at The Paris Police Department front lawn. Since 1933, ham radio operators...

06/25/2015 by Josh Allen
Grand jury: 19 indicted in June

Grand jury: 19 indicted in June

A Lamar County grand jury handed down indictments to nineteen individuals for the month of June last week at the Lamar County Courthouse. According to court records, those indicted and their charges are as follows: Demontra Lamont Akins, Jr. – Escape Causing Bodily Injury Taylor Nicole...

06/15/2015 by Josh Allen
Two arrested after a short chase in the Chicota community

Two arrested after a short chase in the Chicota community

Two men were arrested for burglary and other charges in the Chicota community earlier this week after being confronted and chased by a citizen at the scene, crashing their vehicle, and then fleeing on foot before being apprehended by law enforcement, according to the sheriff’s...

06/04/2015 by Josh Allen
June 1st jury panel cancellation

June 1st jury panel cancellation

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: The Jury panel summoned to report for the 62ND DISTRICT COURT on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. HAS BEEN CANCELLED.   If you have a question regarding your summons please call the District Clerk’s office at (903) 737-2427 and a clerk will be glad to help you. ...

05/28/2015 by Josh Allen
Snoring is no joke! By Chris Prakash, MD

Snoring is no joke! By Chris Prakash, MD

Dr. Chris Prakash, eParisExtra columnist Q: My husband snores during sleep. He also stops breathing for a few seconds occasionally. I am always worried that he might stop breathing completely. What should I do? A: It sounds like your husband has sleep apnea. This is a disorder in which...

05/28/2015 by Josh Allen
Arrest made in Blossom home invasion case

Arrest made in Blossom home invasion case

An arrest was made in the case of a home invasion that happened Wednesday night in the Blossom community, according to Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. On May 21, Lamar County Sheriff Detectives and Precinct One Constable Travis Rhodes arrested a Seqouyah Trey Bailey, a 19-year-old male subject...

05/22/2015 by Josh Allen
Grand jury: 29 indicted in May

Grand jury: 29 indicted in May

A Lamar County grand jury handed down indictments to twenty nine individuals for the month of May last week at the Lamar County Courthouse. According to court records, those indicted and their charges are as follows: Joe William Acevedo – Possession w/ Intent to Distribute Controlled...

05/20/2015 by Josh Allen
Grand jury: 23 indicted in April

Grand jury: 23 indicted in April

A Lamar County Grand Jury handed down indictments to twenty three individuals for the month of April last week at the Lamar County Courthouse. According to court records, those indicted and their charges are as follows: Brandi Leona Ballard – Credit Card Abuse (Elderly); Forgery...

04/11/2015 by Josh Allen
Authorities arrest wanted person after a year on the run

Authorities arrest wanted person after a year on the run

This week, deputies with the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office, Paris PD officers, Texas Rangers and the Precinct II Constable went to an address in Deport to execute a search warrant for and apprehend a wanted person there, according to LCSO Chief Deputy Jeff Springer. “The subject, Jason...

04/01/2015 by Josh Allen
Wednesday's jury panel cancelled

Wednesday's jury panel cancelled

Citizens that have received summons to report to the 6th District Court scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, at 9 a.m. will not need to appear. The summoned jury panel for that day has been cancelled, according to District Clerk Shawntel Golden. “If you have a question regarding your...

03/16/2015 by Josh Allen
Teenage suspect shot during home robbery attempt

Teenage suspect shot during home robbery attempt

On March 13, just shortly after midnight the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Fannin County Sheriff’s Office in regards to a 911 call received by their agency of a disturbance at a residence in the 1500 block of FM 2352 in the Tigertown Community, according to Lamar...

03/15/2015 by Josh Allen
Thirty individuals receive grand jury indictments in March

Thirty individuals receive grand jury indictments in March

A Lamar County Grand Jury handed down indictments to thirty individuals for the month of March last week at the Lamar County Courthouse. Of the thirty indicted, seventeen-year-old Ashley Morrison was indicted for the murder of her boyfriend’s grandmother, along with several other counts...

03/15/2015 by Josh Allen
Sheriff's Office investigates home invasion in Blossom

Sheriff's Office investigates home invasion in Blossom

On Monday, March 9, sometime around 11:00 p.m., the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office received a home invasion call at a residence on North Center Street in the Blossom Community, according Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. Deputies arrived on the scene and were informed that the homeowner...

03/11/2015 by Josh Allen
Shikha Prakash, 'Operation: Save Your Skin' to host 2nd annual free skin cancer screening tomorrow

Shikha Prakash, 'Operation: Save Your Skin' to host 2nd annual free skin cancer screening tomorrow

What started as a young girl’s vision for a school project has turned into a full-fledged operation to raise awareness and provide education about skin cancer. ‘Operation: Save Your Skin’, the brainchild of Paris High junior, Shikha Prakash, will hold its second annual skin...

03/04/2015 by Josh Allen
Sheriff makes statement concerning hazardous weather; snow expected early today

Sheriff makes statement concerning hazardous weather; snow expected early today

After a storm and cold front on Monday brought sleet and freezing rain to the area, local schools were closed and delayed, along with many businesses, as Paris and the surrounding area were coated with a thick layer of ice, resulting in dangerous travel conditions. “Monday, the roads were...

02/25/2015 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Grand Jury Indictments

Lamar County Grand Jury Indictments

The Lamar County Grand Jury handed down the following indictments for February: Joe William Acevedo – Possession w/ Intent to Distribute >4 g <200 g Charles Jabar Allen – Evading Arrest w/ Vehicle Stewart Wayne Buckner – Possession of Controlled Substance <1 g Kayley...

02/19/2015 by Josh Allen
Boy Scouts Troop 11 at work to promote

Boy Scouts Troop 11 at work to promote "World's Finest" chocolate candy bars to raise funds

Boy Scouts Troop 11 promote their ‘World Famous’ chocolate bars on air with Angelina at Mix 107.7. (Submitted photo) The Boy Scouts Troop 11 had the privilege to go on the air with Angelina at Mix 107.7, promoting their Chocolate Candy Bar fundraiser that’s going on...

02/05/2015 by Josh Allen
New business coming to Paris; Recyclers Depot set to open in early summer

New business coming to Paris; Recyclers Depot set to open in early summer

A new and state-of-the business, Recyclers Depot, is already making plans for its opening in Paris, which is currently set for early in the summer of this year. This will be a one-of-a-kind new business for Paris and the surrounding area. “Recyclers Depot is excited to announce the...

01/30/2015 by Josh Allen
First Baptist Church to host annual 'Wild Game Banquet' tonight

First Baptist Church to host annual 'Wild Game Banquet' tonight

First Baptist Church in Paris calling all men to be apart of their large, annual ‘Wild Game Banquet’ tonight at 6 p.m. (dinner will start at 6:30). According to church staff, this is their largest men’s outreach banquet every year. Everyone is encouraged to come and try a wide...

01/30/2015 by Josh Allen
Sheriff's Dept. investigators arrest four during drug bust

Sheriff's Dept. investigators arrest four during drug bust

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office narcotics division, in collaboration with the Paris Police Department, conducted a narcotic investigation, where an executed search warrant resulted in the felony arrest of four individuals, according to Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. Investigators...

01/30/2015 by Josh Allen