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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
Wildcats Upset Van in Bi-District Playoff Matchup

Wildcats Upset Van in Bi-District Playoff Matchup

(Photo by Adam Routon)KD Scott with a touchdown reception in Paris’ Bi-District win over Van Thursday night. It didn’t start the way Coach Steven Hohenberger wanted, but the Bi-District playoff game with Van finished exactly how he had hoped. Paris fell behind 6-0 after the Vandals...

11/14/2014 by Greg Higgins
Recently discovered iOS security flaws open iPhones up to potential attacks

Recently discovered iOS security flaws open iPhones up to potential attacks

In the past few weeks, security researchers have discovered vulnerabilities in iOS that could potentially compromise sensitive data on iPhones and iPads. Masque Attack Researchers at the FireEye security firm have discovered a exploit in iOS that they’ve dubbed the “Masque Attack” in...

11/13/2014 by eParisExtra
The “Internet Arcade” preserves more than 900 classic arcade games playable in your browser

The “Internet Arcade” preserves more than 900 classic arcade games playable in your browser

It’s an unfortunate truth to face these days for the social video game fan of the 80s and 90s: the arcade is dead. The days of traversing the soda-stained carpets of dark rooms made labyrinthine by packs of towering video cabinets and the accompanying cacophony of digitized noise and the...

11/08/2014 by eParisExtra
Crosstown Showdown!

Crosstown Showdown!

Paris High School Wildcats play the North Lamar High School Panthers at 7:30pm tonight at the North Lamar R.L. Maddox Stadium. This is the 29th annual Crosstown Showdown between Paris and North Lamar.  The Wildcats took home the trophy last year. ...

11/07/2014 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Introduces Online Classifieds

eParisExtra.com Introduces Online Classifieds

Looking for a job?  A new house? A new car? In case you have not noticed, eParisExtra.com now features classified ads. Click on the Classifieds tab at the top of the page to see and search for new and used cars, homes, land, jobs,etc. The classifieds page will only display categories that...

11/06/2014 by eParisExtra
VIDEO GAME REVIEW: The Evil Within (Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PC)

VIDEO GAME REVIEW: The Evil Within (Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PC)

Just in time for Halloween, The Evil Within is a highly anticipated horror video game from the Shinji Mikami, the man who gave birth to the “survival horror” video game genre. Mikami is a celebrated game designer, responsible for critically acclaimed games like the original Resident Evil...

10/31/2014 by Alfredo Dizon
Cooler Temperatures Expected this Weekend

Cooler Temperatures Expected this Weekend

Another cold front is expected across Lamar County later this afternoon and into this evening. Friday will be a much cooler and windy day with highs in the mid-60’s with North winds 15-25. Trick or Treat weather Friday night will be clear but cool with temps in the upper 50’s and north...

10/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Fire Prevention Fourth Grade Poster Winners Announced

Paris Fire Prevention Fourth Grade Poster Winners Announced

City of Paris Fire Marshal Dale Maberry announced today that several area fourth graders received trophies from the Paris Fire Department for a posters contest promoting fire safety and prevention. Fire Prevention Week is officially October 5th-11th but due to the volume of activities...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Livestock Auction: New to town and rolling strong after three weeks open

Paris Livestock Auction: New to town and rolling strong after three weeks open

After three sales and three weeks open, Lamar County’s new sale barn is rolling strong. The Paris Livestock Auction, located on Highway 82E between Reno and Blossom, has run almost 3,000 sales since opening day on October 8 — and so far have received a warm welcome. Owners and...

10/24/2014 by Josh Allen
NL and Paris Boys Northridge Invitational Golf Results

NL and Paris Boys Northridge Invitational Golf Results

Both the North Lamar and Paris High School boys golf teams traveled to Northridge Country Club on Tuesday, October 21st to compete in the Texas High School Invitational Golf Tournament. The North Lamar team was led by Levi Graham with a score of 80 and the NL boys had a total score of 337. Nick...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
PhotoMath: An app that uses your phone camera to solve math equations

PhotoMath: An app that uses your phone camera to solve math equations

 Unveiled at the TechCrunch Disrupt London event this week, PhotoMath is a mobile app that uses your phone’s camera to scan printed math problems in real-time and instantly provide an answer, complete with a step-by-step process for finding the solution. It’s a “camera calculator,” if...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Apple’s October 2014 Event: iPad Air 2, Retina 5K iMac, iPad Mini 3, and OS X Yosemite

Apple’s October 2014 Event: iPad Air 2, Retina 5K iMac, iPad Mini 3, and OS X Yosemite

On Thursday, Apple unleashed a mix of new software and hardware upon an audience of press at Apple’s campus in Cupertino, California. Among the new announcements were 2 new iPads, a stunningly high-resolution 5K iMac, and a refresh on the Mac Mini. Software iOS 8.1 iOS 8.1, the first of three...

10/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris A21 A-Team to host a 'Walk for Freedom' tomorrow

Paris A21 A-Team to host a 'Walk for Freedom' tomorrow

The Paris A21 A-Team will host a Walk for Freedom this Saturday, October 18, from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Downtown Plaza to raise awareness for the awful crime of human-trafficking. The A21 Campaign is a non-profit organization that works to end human trafficking, abolishing the injustice in the...

10/17/2014 by Josh Allen
The Latest on the Ebola Crisis...

The Latest on the Ebola Crisis...

The epicenter of the Ebola virus crisis in the United States is in Dallas and that fact has many North Texas communities, including Paris, on edge. Federal health officials have been called to testify before a Congressional committee in Washington D.C. today on the Ebola crisis  and Dallas...

10/16/2014 by eParisExtra