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Prairiland beats Cooper

Prairiland beats Cooper

The 7th grade Prairiland Patriots defeated the Cooper Bulldogs 44-17 at Patriot gym last Thursday. Corbin Watson had a breakout game with 16 points. Canyon May followed with seven. Jeremiah Harrison scored six, Ryan Butler five and Brylee Galloway and Lane Cornmesser finished with four. The 8th...

4 minutes ago by Greg Higgins
PJC students ask for public's help at Tuesday blood drive

PJC students ask for public's help at Tuesday blood drive

A blood drive sponsored by the Student Government Association at Paris Junior College will not only help save lives, it will help the club compete against other colleges in SGA Region III. Each unit of blood collected may save up to three lives, according to Carter BloodCare, which is holding...

10 minutes ago by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Survive Against Paris

Pantherettes Survive Against Paris

It had everything you could want in a rivalry-type game. In the end, though, it was a Bill Jones layup at the buzzer that gave the Pantherettes a 51-49 victory. Both teams battled back and forth most of the game. The first half ended in a 21-21 tie. It was the third quarter in which North...

30 minutes ago by Greg Higgins
Ladycats End Good Week with 2-1 Win

Ladycats End Good Week with 2-1 Win

Slowly, but surely, the Paris Ladycats soccer team is learning to win the close matches against quality opponents as last week’s results indicate. On Tuesday, sophomore Katy Hall’s header with five minutes remaining proved the decisive difference in a 1-0 win over 2015 regional semifinalist...

34 minutes ago by Tim Taylor
Littlest 'J' Come up Big in OT Win at Crosstown Showdown

Littlest 'J' Come up Big in OT Win at Crosstown Showdown

Just before the start of Saturday’s 71-59 overtime win over crosstown rival North Lamar in the Wildcat Gym, a Paris High student waving a homemade sign tried to get the home crowd to join him in a chant of “J-Squad.” He was referencing, of course, the starting five of the 8th-ranked Cats...

36 minutes ago by Tim Taylor
Dazzling Shirts to Celebrate 100 Day of School

Dazzling Shirts to Celebrate 100 Day of School

Kayri Williams and Addison Mayfield, students in Teresa Niblett’s kindergarten class at Aaron Parker Elementary, celebrate 100 Days of School by wearing their bedazzling shirts garnished with 100 buttons and golden jewels.   ...

02/07/2016 by eParisExtra
NLHS Presents a Night of Academia

NLHS Presents a Night of Academia

North Lamar High School students will present a Night of Academia on Monday, February 29, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  Students will showcase the quality of work being produced in the classroom for family and friends by displaying and explaining the projects...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC Releases Certified List of Fall Graduates

PJC Releases Certified List of Fall Graduates

Some 200 students participated in the fall graduation ceremony at Paris Junior College held Dec. 18, 2015. This was the third year a fall graduation was held to accommodate more students at PJC. After the processional entered the Hunt Center, Phi Theta Kappa president Joel Mutchler gave the...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
North Lamar's Versache Buchanan Signs with Alcorn State

North Lamar's Versache Buchanan Signs with Alcorn State

Versache Buchanan has signed a letter of intent to play quarterback at Alcorn State.   Reprinted with permission from The Panther Press. ...

02/05/2016 by Greg Higgins
Pantherettes Win Third in a Row

Pantherettes Win Third in a Row

After starting the first half of district play with a 2-3 record the North Lamar Pantherettes find themselves with a 5-3 record with two games left. This, in part, thanks to a 54-46 win at Atlanta. This is the second team that defeated North Lamar during the first half of district only to lose...

02/04/2016 by Greg Higgins
Crosstown Showdown on Saturday at Wildcat Gym

Crosstown Showdown on Saturday at Wildcat Gym

Crosstown Showdown between the boys basketball teams from Paris High School and North Lamar High School on Saturday, February 6th at the Wildcat Gym. The Paris High School baseball team will be holding a chilli supper fundraiser during alll the games (serving from 3:30pm-7:30pm) in the PHS...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra
PHS Students Win Essay Contest

PHS Students Win Essay Contest

Each year the Paris Council of Garden Clubs and members clubs sponsor contestants in The National Garden Club, Inc. essay contest. Four Paris High School seniors taught by Sandra Strom are the local winners of the contest.  All four essays advance to the district level of...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra
Cats Close Out Leopards, 63-45

Cats Close Out Leopards, 63-45

For three quarters the Liberty-Eylau Leopards had the 8th-ranked Paris Wildcats right where they wanted them, but the Cats finished the District 15-4A game in championship form, 63-45, to move one step closer to defending their district title. Pictured:  Moving Jalon Pipkins to point guard,...

02/03/2016 by Tim Taylor
Header by Hall Gives Ladycats 1-0 Win

Header by Hall Gives Ladycats 1-0 Win

The third time proved charming for the Paris Ladycats who finally subdued their 2015 season-ending adversary, the Crandall Lady Pirates, 1-0, on a goal by sophomore Katy Hall with just 5:04 remaining in their pre-district soccer match Tuesday night at Wildcat Stadium. Crandall eliminated a...

02/03/2016 by Tim Taylor
Pantherettes Survive in Pittsburg

Pantherettes Survive in Pittsburg

For the first time during district the North Lamar Pantherettes have won two games in a row and have a winning record because of it (3-4). North Lamar upended Pittsburg on the road 44-40. (Photo by Bev. White) North Lamar trailed 22-15 at the half but their defense only allowed the Lady...

02/03/2016 by Greg Higgins
North Lamar Speeds Past Pittsburg Behind Big Second Half

North Lamar Speeds Past Pittsburg Behind Big Second Half

The North Lamar Panthers led 27-25 at the half. Then, they proceeded to out score the Pirates 44-31 in the second half on thier way to a 71-56 victory on the road. North Lamar finishes the first half of district with a 2-3 record and will be on the road in Atlanta Tuesday night. North...

02/03/2016 by Greg Higgins
PJC Releases Fall President's and Dean's List Students

PJC Releases Fall President's and Dean's List Students

Paris Junior College is pleased to announce students who made the President’s and Dean’s lists for academic achievement during the fall 2015 semester. To be eligible for the President’s List, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average, (straight A’s) on a minimum of 15 semester...

02/03/2016 by eParisExtra
PHS Students Place High at Recent UIL Academic Meets

PHS Students Place High at Recent UIL Academic Meets

Paris High students placed at recent academic meets. Seniors Caroline Janes and Maggie Maxwell placed first in Duet Acting at the Austin chapter of the National Catholic Forensic League to qualify for the Grand National Tournament to be held over the Memorial Day weekend in Sacramento. Kendra...

02/02/2016 by eParisExtra
Roxton ISD Employee Wins Award from Modern Woodmen of America

Roxton ISD Employee Wins Award from Modern Woodmen of America

Modern Woodmen of America presented Jill Hinton of Roxton ISD with the Hometown Hero Volunteer Award. With the award Jill chose the Roxton Food Pantry as her charitable organization and Modern Woodmen of America made a $100 donation to the Roxton Food Pantry.  Pictured are Diane Stegall...

02/02/2016 by eParisExtra
Hot and Healthy Breakfast at Chisum Elementary

Hot and Healthy Breakfast at Chisum Elementary

Students at Chisum Elementary enjoy hot, healthy breakfasts every morning.  Pictured with Food Service Director Wanda Armstrong are first grader Kayden Ralson and Pre-K student, Braelyn Emeyabbi.   ...

02/02/2016 by eParisExtra