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Students Benefit from Rotary Teeth Screening Program

Students Benefit from Rotary Teeth Screening Program

Everett Elementary second grader, Kinsey Reynolds, lies still while dentist Clint Spencer and his assistant Melissa Miller check her teeth before applying a sealant on them. With the help of local dentist, the Rotary Club of Paris United is continuing its dental screening service project for...

04/29/2016 by eparisextra.com
Adding Green to the Playground

Adding Green to the Playground

Members of the Aaron Parker Elementary Green Committee took turns digging a hole to plant a tree on the playground. The Cleveland pear, which was donated by Red River Landscaping, was planted by Jacob Holt, Hannah Morehead, Ariah Still, Josh Weger, Ryder Anderson, Autumn Gantt, Clayton Clark,...

04/29/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar Bond Election - Cast your vote on May 7

North Lamar Bond Election - Cast your vote on May 7

School Bond Elections can be a touchy subject and many of us don’t really understand what a bond election is or how one works. North Lamar Independent School District is proposing a bond election on May 7 of $56 million.  The bond will allow for the construction of a new elementary...

04/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
Cats Win District Finale on Senior Night

Cats Win District Finale on Senior Night

The Paris Wildcats made efficient use of their 6 hits on offense, while junior Phillip Sikes scattered 7 Atlanta hits in a 6-1 win over the Rabbits Tuesday at Hub Hollis Field. The game closed out the District 15-4 A schedule.  The Cats, now 17-7 overall, finished in third place with a 6-4...

04/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
Stone Middle School Choirs Bring Home UIL Sweepstakes

Stone Middle School Choirs Bring Home UIL Sweepstakes

Stone Middle School choirs competed at UIL contest on April 6, 2016 in Canton, Texas. The Girls Honor Choir and the Boys Tenor/Bass Choir each earned Sweepstakes when they received superior ratings in both Concert and Sight-Reading performances.  The Girls Treble Choir earned a superior rating...

04/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
Cochran Finishes Third at Regionals

Cochran Finishes Third at Regionals

Paris High junior Matt Cochran finished third at this year’s Region 2-4 A Tennis Championships in boys singles to qualify as an alternate to the state tournament. Cochran, seeded third at regionals, beat No. 4-seeded Luis Flores of in the first round, then upset No. 2 seed and last year’s...

04/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar hands Pleasant Grove first district loss of the season

North Lamar hands Pleasant Grove first district loss of the season

Nothing gets over a loss like winning a baseball game. That’s exactly what the North Lamar Panthers did Monday night when they took down state-ranked Pleasant Grove in Texarkana. Two nights after falling to Paris High 3-1 in 10 innings, North Lamar. Took down the Hawks 8-5. Chad Box with...

04/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC Board of Regents discontinues golf, volleyball programs

PJC Board of Regents discontinues golf, volleyball programs

The Paris Junior College Board of Regents voted to discontinue the golf and volleyball athletic programs Monday evening due to financial constraints. “Revenues to support athletic programs have declined significantly over the last three years” stated PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin....

04/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar speech & debate students head to state

North Lamar speech & debate students head to state

Winners of the UIL Region II Academic meet will head to State after competing Saturday at Texas A&M University – Commerce. Those who will represent North Lamar at the State UIL Academic meet beginning left are Jake Chollet, fourth in Lincoln-Douglas Debate and alternate to state; Mason...

04/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC presents Mathways progress at national institute

PJC presents Mathways progress at national institute

Paris Junior College continues to be a groundbreaking leader in the national Pathways project, as shown when PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin presented to a panel in Washington, DC, on how PJC was an early adapter and leader with the Mathways project.  She was demonstrating to other colleges how...

04/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC's Antonio Chapman signs with Rogers State

PJC's Antonio Chapman signs with Rogers State

Paris Junior College sophomore basketball player Antonio Chapman is heading to Claremore, Ok., after signing to continue his education and playing career at Rogers State University in the fall. Chapman came to PJC after graduating from Blount High School in Mobile, Ala. He’s looking...

04/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar mock wreck rescheduled

North Lamar mock wreck rescheduled

The North Lamar High School MOCK WRECK scheduled for Wednesday, April 27, 2016. It has been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 18 due to the possibility of bad weather. ...

04/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Stormy finish between the NL Panthers and rival Wildcats

Stormy finish between the NL Panthers and rival Wildcats

Paris head baseball coach Bill Sikes had an eery feeling prior to Saturday night’s District 15-4A makeup game at crosstown rival North Lamar. “Both teams were quiet, the stands were quiet,” he said.  “It was one of the wierdest Paris-North Lamar games I’ve ever been involved in.  Of...

04/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Roxton ISD pre-k and kindergarten registrations begins

Roxton ISD pre-k and kindergarten registrations begins

Roxton ISD Pre-K and Kindergarten registration begins now goes through May 20th. Parents may register in the school office located at 303 Denton St. Roxton, TX. ...

04/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Panthers win behind 16 strikeouts from Kevin Dickey

Panthers win behind 16 strikeouts from Kevin Dickey

It had been 10 days since the North Lamar Panthers had played a meaningful baseball game. Kevin Dickey hadn’t pitched in two weeks. Now factor in the amount of games about to be played for North Lamar and you realize how important it is for a big game from Dickey against Liberty Eylau...

04/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Hawks Run-Rule Cats, 10-0

Hawks Run-Rule Cats, 10-0

The Paris Wildcats fell to the third-ranked Pleasant Grove Hawks Friday night at Hawk Field, 10-0, in a game that was ended with 1 out in the fifth by the run rule. Hawk junior Caleb Bolden raised his pitching record to 7-0 with a 1-hitter, a leadoff single by Phillip Sikes in the second...

04/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Cas Haley makes special appearance at Justiss Elementary

Cas Haley makes special appearance at Justiss Elementary

Justiss Elementary’s Fierce, Focus, and Fabulous Friday Assembly had a special performance by Cas Haley today.  He sang songs, shared encouraging words on friendship and love, and danced with the student body to the school theme songs. Haley, a Paris native, credits his success to the...

04/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Cats Dominate All-District Boys Soccer

Cats Dominate All-District Boys Soccer

As expected, the District 11-4A boys soccer champions Paris Wildcats dominated this season’s all-district superlatives.  The Cats, 11-9-3, were undefeated in district before being eliminated in the area round playoffs to Kaufman. Senior Justin Mitchell, the team’s leading scorer, was named...

04/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar Track qualifies for area

North Lamar Track qualifies for area

Panthers and Pantherettes from North Lamar High School who placed in the top four spots at District will go on to compete at the District 15-4A Area track meet on Thursday, April 21 in Atlanta. Area qualifiers, beginning front row left, are: Julique Franklin, Trey Scudder (400m district...

04/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Pantherettes Lose on walk-off homer

Pantherettes Lose on walk-off homer

It’s not the way you want the regular season to end, but North Lamar’s season isn’t over yet. The Pantherettes fell to Pleasant Grove on the road 7-5 Tuesday night thanks to a three-run walk-off home run. Reagan Richardson getting read to lay down a bunt earlier in the season...

04/21/2016 by eparisextra.com