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Meet Morgan Myles

Meet Morgan Myles

Morgan Myles will be performing at The Love Civic Center tomorrow night starting at 6:30 p.m.  Myles comes to Paris as one of the artist asked by CMT (Country Music Television) to partner with their Empowering Education Concert Series.  Paris Junior College is hosting the event through...

07/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris school board names new administrators

Paris school board names new administrators

The Paris Independent School District Board of Trustees appointed a new director and an assistant principal at its meetings held June 20 and July 18. Eva Williams will be Lamar County Head Start Director replacing Judie Forte’-Huff who retired at the end of the 2015-2016 school year. Williams...

07/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
May 2017 possible new election date for NLISD Bond

May 2017 possible new election date for NLISD Bond

After last week’s town hall meetings and survey’s from residents in the North Lamar Independent School District the board of trustees met on Monday and after reviewing all of the data will move forward with another school bond election. Though an exact date has not been decided,...

07/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
NLISD welcomes new volleyball coach - Ken Sims

NLISD welcomes new volleyball coach - Ken Sims

North Lamar Independent School District welcomes Coach Ken Sims to the district. Sims has spent 15 years coaching volleyball, and in those 15 years his varsity teams have a record of about 310 wins and 170 losses.  Coach Sims has coached at Avery (A), Clarksville (AA), Kaufman (AAA),...

07/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Clay Cox named new head baseball coach for PJC

Clay Cox named new head baseball coach for PJC

Clay Cox, who has served as assistant baseball coach for Paris Junior College this past year, has been named to replace longtime baseball coach Deron Clark. In 2015-16, while Cox was assistant coach, the Dragons doubled their win total and improved in every offensive category, including...

07/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Danielle McKee Dance Company wins big at major dance event

Danielle McKee Dance Company wins big at major dance event

A trip to the Showstoppers Dance Championship was an exciting one for the Danielle McKee Dance Company.   In the Mid America finals last weekend, the Danielle McKee Dance Company with owner and Artistic Director Danielle McKee, competed against dozens of dance studios from around the state...

07/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
NLISD Board to hold special meeting after town hall forums

NLISD Board to hold special meeting after town hall forums

After this week’s town hall meeting and community feedback, the North Lamar Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting tomorrow, July 25, 2016. On the agenda is the public’s feedback on the survey’s taken at the town hall meetings as well as results presentation from WRA...

07/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
USDA announces additional efforts to make school environments healthier

USDA announces additional efforts to make school environments healthier

The Obama Administration is announcing four final rules that implement important provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) building on the progress schools across the country have already made in the improved nutritional quality of meals served in schools.  As a key component of...

07/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Junior College offers Junior Law Enforcement Academy

Paris Junior College offers Junior Law Enforcement Academy

Have you ever wanted to see behind the scenes of what goes on at the jail, courthouse, or the police station? You can join the Junior Law Enforcement Academy hosted by Paris Junior College Continuing Education.  You will tour and get an understanding of the Police Department, Lamar County...

07/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar football camp comes to a close - Jackson Hoskins named Camp MVP

North Lamar football camp comes to a close - Jackson Hoskins named Camp MVP

The North Lamar football camp came to a close yesterday and “the campers continue to get better at the schematics of the game”, stated  NL Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Aaron Emeyabbi. “Today’s “LIFE” lesson was on BELIEVE.  The campers are learning that...

07/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Texas Prepaid Tuition Program enrollment deadline approaches

Texas Prepaid Tuition Program enrollment deadline approaches

The deadline is July 31, 2016 for Texas families to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and prepay for all or some future tuition and school-wide required fees at Texas public colleges and universities. Newborns are children younger than one year at the time of...

07/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum ISD lunches going up in price

Chisum ISD lunches going up in price

Chisum Independent School District Board of Trustees met this week and approved raising lunch prices by .10 cents. The board made the decision based on lunch prices of the statewide issued formula.  CISD was slightly less than the formula. “All prices are the same district wide,”...

07/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar campers learning more than just football

North Lamar campers learning more than just football

North Lamar’s Football camp is more than just learning great football fundamentals. Yesterday they learned a “LIFE” lesson was on RESPECT. “During yesterday’s camp they learned to make eye contact and say, Yes Ma’am and No Ma’am, Yes Sir and No Sir when asked a...

07/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
First NLISD Town Hall meeting was positive, but also met with some concerns

First NLISD Town Hall meeting was positive, but also met with some concerns

North Lamar Independent School District had its first of two town hall meetings on Monday night to discuss the future of the district and improvements needed within the schools. Between 75-100 people attended Monday’s meeting.   Jeff Miller, Mike Holmberg and Superintendent  McCullough...

07/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris ISD’s Future Problem Solving Program brings home international wins - correction

Paris ISD’s Future Problem Solving Program brings home international wins - correction

Paris ISD Future Problem Solving coaches and teams earned international recognition at the FPS International Conference held June 1—5 at Michigan State University.  They won three first place awards, two second place awards, one third place award, and one fifth place award.  They are...

07/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 5-7

Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 5-7

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced for less than $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 5-7. The law exempts most clothing, footwear,...

07/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar High School, Late Nite at the Site-Trivia Nite, Capital One, Jay Hodge Chevrolet to host blood drive and save lives

North Lamar High School, Late Nite at the Site-Trivia Nite, Capital One, Jay Hodge Chevrolet to host blood drive and save lives

Summer is in full swing. It is a great time for barbeque with friends and family, for taking a road trip to grandma’s house, and for taking a dip in the lake or pool. But Carter BloodCare sees a different kind of dip during summer months: blood collections typically are lower in the months of...

07/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
PISD Board meets today

PISD Board meets today

The Paris Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet today at 5:30 p.m. in the Elaine Ballard Administration Office. At the meeting there will be a re-cap on the recently purchased buses for the district and a maintenance update. To view the full agenda click here. ...

07/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Junior College to hold five community listening sessions this week

Paris Junior College to hold five community listening sessions this week

Paris Junior College President Pam Anglin will hold five community listening sessions across five East Texas counties next week, as voters this November will consider a ballot measure to expand the junior college’s tax base to Hopkins, Delta, Hunt, Lamar and Red River Counties, all counties...

07/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum ISD Board of Trustees to meet today - discussion of lunch prices

Chisum ISD Board of Trustees to meet today - discussion of lunch prices

The Chisum ISD Board of Trustees will be today at 5:45 p.m. in the Chisum ISD Administration building. Several items on the agenda are:  Staff hires during the summer and a discussion and consideration of lunch prices for the 2016-2017 school year. To view the full agenda click here. ...

07/18/2016 by eparisextra.com