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Paris History Revealed to NL Students in Maxey House Tour

Paris History Revealed to NL Students in Maxey House Tour

Circling around the Maxey House dining room table on South Church Street in Paris, Everett Elementary third grade students in Lara Akard’s class learned what the family of Sam Bell Maxey most likely served for a traditional holiday meal.  While touring the grounds of the historical house,...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC offering first police academy in Lamar County

PJC offering first police academy in Lamar County

Paris Junior College is offering its first-ever Police Academy in Lamar County through a partnership with the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office. PJC has offered police academies, but only in Hunt County before now. To accommodate people working full-time, the training will be offered in the...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Prairiland 7th & 8th Grade Boys sweep Hooks

Prairiland 7th & 8th Grade Boys sweep Hooks

The Prairiland 7th grade boys move to 4-0 on the season with a 23-5 win over Hooks Monday night. Kedryn Browner led with 8 points, followed closely by Pablo Peralta with 7 points, Michael Sikes had 2, and Tiawa Kruse had 1 point. The 7th grade Patriots are 3-1 on the season. They beat Hooks...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Christmas Surprises Awaits North Lamar Angels

Christmas Surprises Awaits North Lamar Angels

Adopting angels from North Lamar’s Christmas tree is an event anticipated by the district each year.  Whether it’s choosing an angel off the tree or buying an extra turkey or canned food item, North Lamar looks forward to this annual event as a way of taking care of their own.   This...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Donates Coats to Lamar County Head Start

PJC Donates Coats to Lamar County Head Start

Student organizations, faculty and staff of Paris Junior College donated 47 coats to Lamar County Head Start just in time for cold weather recently, and one PJC student group donated enough hats and gloves to go with them. The in-kind donation was worth nearly $1,500, according to Head...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Roxton ISD School Board Votes to Bring Back Football

Roxton ISD School Board Votes to Bring Back Football

Last night, the Roxton ISD School Board voted 5-0 to bring back a football program to the District. In a phone call to Roxton ISD Superintendent Trevor Rogers, he stated, “We are excited about the possibilities. Our students have showed interest, and we are proud to provide the...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Students Collect Coats and Blankets for Spirit of Giving

NL Students Collect Coats and Blankets for Spirit of Giving

Geneva Bailey Intermediate School conducted a coat and blanket drive to support the Spirit of Giving that will be held on December 20th in the parking lot of First United Methodist Church.  The Bailey Intermediate Student Council collected 107 coats to give to the Spirit of Giving project. ...

12/15/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar's Stone Middle School Band Members Named to All-Region

North Lamar's Stone Middle School Band Members Named to All-Region

Stone Middle School band students recently participated in the Region IV All-Region band tryouts. Stone had 44 members who placed.  Those making first chair in Region are Cade Collard – percussion, Seth Jones – Tuba, Caedon Davis – Baritone, Jackson Abney – Bassoon, Layne Hill –...

12/15/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Continue Winning Streak

North Lamar Pantherettes Continue Winning Streak

The NL Pantherettes played in the Edgewood Tournament yesterday and beat Wills Point 55-21. The NL girls varsity basketball team is now 9-2. Kylie Halstead was to top scorer with 19 points. Bailey Jones had 8 rebounds and scored one and Lexie Stephens had seven steals and 2 pts. Madison...

12/12/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Beat Visiting Whitesboro

North Lamar Pantherettes Beat Visiting Whitesboro

The North Lamar Girls Varsity Basketball Team beat the visiting Whitesboro team last night 57-52. Kylie Halstead led the team with a spectacular 23 points and 8 rebounds.  Aaryn Honeywood also had a good night offensively with 11 points. Lexie Stephens had five assists and scored 2 points. ...

12/10/2014 by eParisExtra
Patriots 7th and 8th Grade Boys Basketball Teams Face Redwater

Patriots 7th and 8th Grade Boys Basketball Teams Face Redwater

The 7th grade B team beat Redwater 20-6. Pablo Peralta led all scoring with 10 points. Kedryn Browner had 8 points and Tiawa Kruse had 2. The 7th grade A team won in the last seconds with a 18-17 score. Corbin Strain led the A team with 7 points followed by Connor Sessums and Ty Richters with...

12/10/2014 by eParisExtra
Stone Middle School Girls Basketball Results Against Atlanta

Stone Middle School Girls Basketball Results Against Atlanta

The North Lamar 7th and 8th grade girls basketball teams all won against the visiting Atlanta teams. The 7th Gold team won 14 to 2.  Scorers for NL were: Savannah Drennen – 2;  Allie Blount – 2; Ali Whitley – 2; Avery Gurley – 2; Kaylynn McKitrick – 2; Alexis...

12/09/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris and North Lamar swimmers Participate in Keller Swim Meet

Paris and North Lamar swimmers Participate in Keller Swim Meet

Swimmers from Paris High School and North Lamar High School participated in the Texas 4A and Under Swim Meet held in Keller this past weekend. The Paris High girls team finished 4th and the boys team finished 7th.  The girls relay team of Shelby Wilson, Reagan Stone, Cheyenne Plummer and Zoie...

12/09/2014 by eParisExtra
NLHS AP Chemistry Students Judge Science Fair

NLHS AP Chemistry Students Judge Science Fair

Bailey Intermediate 5th grader Lexi Smith answers questions about her science fair project entitled ‘Which Coke Will Produce the Most Helium Using Pop Rocks?’  Judges for the optional science fair of approximately thirty entries were North Lamar High School AP Chemistry students Savannah...

12/09/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC students do well at Annual North Texas Drama Auditions

PJC students do well at Annual North Texas Drama Auditions

Six Paris Junior College students with widely varying interests recently attended the Annual North Texas Drama Auditions in Plano and came away with many transfer offers to four year universities. Tyaisha Allen, Haley Hines, Rheston Sills, Riley Collard, Cody Rice and Andy Johnson were...

12/09/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Girls Lose Two, Win One at Winnsboro Tournament

NL Girls Lose Two, Win One at Winnsboro Tournament

The North Lamar Girls Basketball Team participated in the Winnsboro Tournament on Friday and Saturday. On Friday, December 5th the Pantherettes lost to Martins Mills 61-31.  Madison Morrison was the high scorer of that game for North Lamar with ten points. The Pantherettes also lost to the...

12/08/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Qualifies for State TAFE Conference

North Lamar Qualifies for State TAFE Conference

Four North Lamar High School students recently qualified for the State Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) after competing in the Region 8 Conference recently held at North Lamar. Andrea Minerd and Whitney Loftin (pictured right) will compete in Lubbock, Texas, in February after...

12/08/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Pantherettes Beat Mt. Pleasant

NL Pantherettes Beat Mt. Pleasant

On their home court, the NL Pantherettes Basketball team beat the visiting Mt. Pleasant team 52-44. Kylie Halstead had a great game with 20 points and eight rebounds. Bailey Exum scored fourteen points and sophomore Madison Morrison scored 11 points. Lexie Stephens had five assists and Bailey...

12/05/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Honors Students Debate Socrates’ Trial

NL Honors Students Debate Socrates’ Trial

Socrates (left), played by North Lamar sophomore Korbin Peralta, argues his case before the judges of Athens (left to right) sophomores Korbin Hines, Doran Hutchison, and Steven Wisham-Peregrina.  Honors students in Dennis Hodgkiss’s Pre AP World History class presented the play ‘The...

12/04/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Panthererettes Beat Denison

NL Panthererettes Beat Denison

Tuesday evening the North Lamar Pantherettes Varsity Basketball team beat the visiting  Denison team 57-28. Leading the Pantherettes was Kylie Halstead with 13 points and four assists. Aaryn Honeywood also had a good game with seven points and five assists. Madison Morrison and Bailey Exum...

12/03/2014 by eParisExtra