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NL Superintendent Reads Christmas Favorite

NL Superintendent Reads Christmas Favorite

The last day of the fall semester, North Lamar ISD Superintendent John McCullough visited Holly Blackmon’s Early Education class at Higgins Elementary and read them ‘Night before Christmas’.  Gathered around him are Kaleb Edelhauser, LaTasha Holloway, Shyan Teakell, Jeremy Worrall,...

12/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Crimestoppers Crime of the Week-Burglary of Motor Vehicle

Crimestoppers Crime of the Week-Burglary of Motor Vehicle

On Wednesday, December 10, 2014, Paris Police responded to a burglary of a motor vehicle at Cunningham Equipment in the 2200 block of Church Street. The unknown suspect or suspects stole numerous hand power tools and mechanic tools from a work truck that was parked behind the building. The...

12/20/2014 by eParisExtra
MOVIE REVIEW: Moses Supposes and Other Unsightly Renderings from Exodus: Gods and Kings

MOVIE REVIEW: Moses Supposes and Other Unsightly Renderings from Exodus: Gods and Kings

In recent years, superhero storylines and biblical narratives have become popular cinema fare.  For all the depths that can be plumbed as to why the American psyche has returned to the familiarity of such timeless pathos, director Ridley Scott’s new film, Exodus:  Gods and Kings, curiously...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
A Japanese geek-chic timepiece: Sony’s FES E-Ink Watch

A Japanese geek-chic timepiece: Sony’s FES E-Ink Watch

While Sony Pictures is encountering some severe issues due to their recent hack, other divisions of Sony have been secretly developing some interesting, and even fashionable, wearable technology. The “smartwatch” is still in its infancy, but there’s still plenty of room for breakthoughs...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC heating and air conditioning program acquires new equipment

PJC heating and air conditioning program acquires new equipment

A Paris Junior College heating and air conditioning technology classroom was packed recently for a presentation on newly acquired residential units featuring top of the line energy efficiency ratings. “We’re pleased to be able to have this equipment for our students to learn from...

12/15/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 12/10/14

Paris PD Arrests on 12/10/14

Allen, Brenda Kaye, 34, Driving w/License Invalid Davidson, Jennifer Deann, 32, MAN DEL CS PG 1>=1G<4G; Bond Surrender Warrant (2 counts) George, Miranda Kay, 40, Fail to Maintain; Fail to Appear Non Traffic; Motor Vehicle Inspection Jones, Ronnie Lee, 57, Assault Against Elderly; Resist...

12/11/2014 by eParisExtra
Act quickly to snag Nintendo’s hottest holiday item: Amiibos!

Act quickly to snag Nintendo’s hottest holiday item: Amiibos!

Nintendo first unveiled their Amiibo toy line at E3 in June of this year. The highly anticipated toys released in North America on November 21, 2014, along with the premier Amiibo-compatible game Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. Unfortunately for those hoping to collect the little video game-themed...

12/11/2014 by eParisExtra
65th Annual Youth Auction Tonight

65th Annual Youth Auction Tonight

Tonight is the 65th Annual Youth Auction for the Boys and Girls Club of the Red River Valley. Come out to First Baptist Church Family Life Center or follow along live on the internet by clicking www.livestream.com/bgcrrv  and call in to the phone bank to bid.  The number is...

12/05/2014 by eParisExtra
Steam Broadcasting service allows you to stream your live PC gameplay to your friends right from Steam

Steam Broadcasting service allows you to stream your live PC gameplay to your friends right from Steam

Now you can directly show off all games you got for super cheap from the latest Steam Sale by streaming your gameplay directly to your friends with Valve’s new Steam Broadcasting service. Steam Broadcasting is currently in open beta, and users who opt in to the latest Steam Client Beta can...

12/04/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar Soil & Water Conservation District Poster/Essay Contest

Lamar Soil & Water Conservation District Poster/Essay Contest

Once again it is time for the Lamar Soil & Water Conservation District Poster/Essay Contest.  The Poster Contest is for kids 12 and under.  There will be two categories: (1) First Grade through Third Grade and (2) Fourth through Sixth. The Theme this year is “Dig Deeper:  Mysteries...

12/02/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Texas Pecan Company Hosts

Paris Texas Pecan Company Hosts "Live at Five"

On Tuesday, December 9th the Paris Texas Pecan Company will hosting the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce “Live at Five” event. The networking event will be held from 5pm-7pm at 1920 S. Church street and will feature free pictures with Santa, hot chocolate, door prizes. They will...

11/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Time Management in Leadership by Ayesha Shafiq

Time Management in Leadership by Ayesha Shafiq

“What use is wizardry if it cannot save a unicorn?” –Peter S. Beagle in The Last Unicorn What use is saving time if you do not get something in exchange? Leaders have numerous demands on their limited time. The question is how is a leader able to handle everything on time and...

11/29/2014 by eParisExtra
No Trash Pick Up in Paris Thursday and Friday

No Trash Pick Up in Paris Thursday and Friday

There will be NO trash pick up in Paris on Thursday, November 27 or Friday, November 28th due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The compost site will also be closed Thursday-Saturday. ...

11/26/2014 by eParisExtra
Red River County Hospital Authority Moving Forward with PRMC

Red River County Hospital Authority Moving Forward with PRMC

During a meeting Monday night, the Red River Hospital Authority voted unanimously to accept a partial operating agreement with Paris Regional Medical Center. Officials at Paris Regional Medical Center announced back in September that negotiations with  that the Red River County Hospital...

11/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Sunday, November 23, 2014

Obituaries for Sunday, November 23, 2014

Myra Faye Cochran (Sue) Smith, 90, of Paris passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014 at her residence. She was born on August 27, 1924 in Taylortown, Texas a daughter of Wiley and Norah Graham Cochran. Mrs. Cochran accepted Christ as a young girl and was a homemaker. She loved to garden and...

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Valerie Ann Copeland Arrested on Narcotics Warrant

Valerie Ann Copeland Arrested on Narcotics Warrant

29 year old Valerie Ann Copeland, of Paris, was arrested on a warrant at about 10:24 P.M. on  Thursday, November 20, 2014 at her residence in the 1000 block of NE 11th Street. The warrant stemmed from an investigation that began in October when Copeland was involved in a sale of narcotics....

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Citizens Police Academy Group Raffle Winner

Citizens Police Academy Group Raffle Winner

The Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association recently held a fund raising raffle for an AR-10 semi-automatic rifle. Ticket sales began a few months ago and cumulated in the drawing of the winning ticket at the November 11th Association’s monthly meeting. The winning ticket was drawn by...

11/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Arrests on 11/18/14

Paris Police Arrests on 11/18/14

Allen, Brenda Kaye, 34, Fail To Display Driver’s; Open Container Basinger, Eric Latham, 25, Seat Belt Violation Moody, Blair Leann, 17, Defective Headlamps; Harboring Runaway Wilson, Jasmine Deshuntae, 18, Theft Property<$50 w/Previous ...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Opening on The Civil Service Commission

Opening on The Civil Service Commission

The City of Paris is looking for a volunteer to serve on the Civil Service Commission. If you are a resident of Paris and would like to make a difference in the City by volunteering your time and knowledge, you may want to consider serving on the City’s Civil Service Commission. The City is...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Main Street & Paris Downtown Association Celebrate Small Business Saturday®

Paris Main Street & Paris Downtown Association Celebrate Small Business Saturday®

Paris Main Street and the Paris Downtown Association have announced their participation in the fifth annual Small Business Saturday on November 29th to support independent businesses in historic downtown Paris. On November 29th from 10: 00 a.m.  to 6:oo p.m. the greater Paris  area is...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra