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16 Year Old Murder Suspect Hearing Postponed

16 Year Old Murder Suspect Hearing Postponed

A hearing to determine if a 16 year old male  suspect charged in the murder of his grandmother will be tried as an adult has been postponed. The 16 year old former North Lamar student and his 17 year old girlfriend, Ashley Morrison, were arrested in December for the murder of Annie Lois...

5 hours ago by eParisExtra
More Snow Expected Friday

More Snow Expected Friday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Lamar County from today until 6pm on Saturday, February 28th. Snow is likely today, with an accumulation of 1-2 inches. Light snow or freezing drizzle is likely tonight. Freezing rain and freezing drizzle to continue on...

5 hours ago by eParisExtra
VIDEO GAME REVIEW: Resident Evil HD Remaster

VIDEO GAME REVIEW: Resident Evil HD Remaster

Revival Horror In 1996, game designer Shinji Mikami gave the world the “survival horror.” Despite its likely origin as a silly nonsense marketing term, “survival horror” created an entirely new genre of video game, starting with Resident Evil. Players would associate the term with...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Texas Attorney General's Office Warns of Scam

Texas Attorney General's Office Warns of Scam

A malicious new spam email featuring Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s name and an arrest threat has recently hit inboxes statewide. Email text The fraudulent email message, which may include the subject line, “FINAL NOTICE”, is given the false appearance of legitimacy because it is...

02/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Weather Causes Rescheduling of Activities/Meetings

Weather Causes Rescheduling of Activities/Meetings

The freezing rain on Monday caused the Paris City Council meeting to be rescheduled to Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 5:30pm. Likewise, the Paris Junior College’s Board of Regents meeting also scheduled for Monday has been moved to Thursday, February 26th at 7pm. Two events that have...

02/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Citizens Try to Stop the Unnecessary Pruning of Crape Myrtle Trees

Citizens Try to Stop the Unnecessary Pruning of Crape Myrtle Trees

Several groups in town are trying to halt the “butchering” of the Crape Myrtle trees. A plea went out in last month’s newsletter of the Paris Golf and Country Club educating members of proper pruning techniques.  And members of the Paris Garden & Study Club also sent a...

02/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning

The city of Paris and Lamar County are under a Winter Storm Warning from Sunday, February 22nd at 6pm until Monday, February 23rd at 6pm. A wintry mix is expected overnight with a low of 27 and a 90% chance of precipitation, mainly sleet with some freezing rain.  Monday’s high is only...

02/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Fallen Soldier Brought Home

Fallen Soldier Brought Home

Just over a week ago  31-year-old Staff Sgt. Justin Holt, of Bogota was killed in a training exercise. Hundreds of people lined the highway as the soldier’s body was escorted through Paris on his way home on Tuesday night. Fellow military, law enforcement, first responders and members of...

02/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Tanner Napier Leading A-State at Bronc Intercollegiate

Tanner Napier Leading A-State at Bronc Intercollegiate

The Arkansas State men’s golf team, where PHS graduate Tanner Napier is a member, opened its 2015 spring schedule Monday at the Bronc Intercollegiate, shooting a combined 616 at the Los Lagos Golf Club to complete the tournament’s first two rounds in second place. A-State was led by...

02/18/2015 by eParisExtra
This Apartment is Unreal: An Advanced Computer Graphics Tech Demo

This Apartment is Unreal: An Advanced Computer Graphics Tech Demo

The picture to the right is not a photograph. It is a screenshot of digital apartment rendered in real-time by a video game graphics platform. “Unreal Paris” is a virtual apartment tour demonstrating the technology of Unreal Engine 4, an engine that many game developers will be using to...

02/14/2015 by Alfredo Dizon
VIDEO GAME REVIEW: Life is Strange, Episode 1: Chrysalis

VIDEO GAME REVIEW: Life is Strange, Episode 1: Chrysalis

Strange is Good Ever since Telltale’s The Walking Dead, adventure games have undergone another renaissance. Life is Strange from Dontnod Entertainment (the same studio behind the ironically forgotten Remember Me) takes Telltale’s successful episodic storytelling format and puts its own...

02/08/2015 by eParisExtra
The Future of Apple’s Lightning Cable

The Future of Apple’s Lightning Cable

When the iPhone 5 debuted in 2012, it was also the introduction of Apple’s Lightning connector, a brand new charging cable for their mobile devices that left a lot of iPhone users with a bunch of useless 30-pin cables that had been the Apple standard since 2003. Three years have passed since...

02/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Microsoft’s HoloLens to introduce holographic computing to Windows 10

Microsoft’s HoloLens to introduce holographic computing to Windows 10

When you think of holograms today, your mind is probably flooded with visions of creepy electronic music artist revivals like Michael Jackson and Tupac or the digital pop princess Hatsune Miku. At Microsoft’s Windows 10 media briefing this week, Microsoft wants you to embrace a more...

01/24/2015 by eParisExtra
New Restuarant Coming to Downtown Paris

New Restuarant Coming to Downtown Paris

Downtown Paris will soon have a new restaurant!  Perry’s Off The Square will be opening on Tuesday, February 10th in the space that formerly held Bois D’Arc Restaurant. Perry’s Off the Square head Chef Michael Perry says the menu “will be an upscale dining experience...

01/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Free Tax Prep Being Offered by United Way

Free Tax Prep Being Offered by United Way

Once again, the United Way’s VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program is offering free tax service to those who qualify. Households who earned less than $52,000 last year, may qualify for the free IRS-certified tax service. VITA volunteers will be available on Saturdays from...

01/20/2015 by eParisExtra
MOVIE REVIEW: American Sniper

MOVIE REVIEW: American Sniper

The story of Navy SEAL, Chris Kyle, in American Sniper, cinematically rings true the soldier’s and his family’s struggle with life, death, and the space between. The portrayal of the most lethal sniper in American history is so seamless, it’s difficult to see where Bradley...

01/19/2015 by NIck Murillo
Dish's Sling TV service aimed at cable-cutters to “watch TV anywhere”

Dish's Sling TV service aimed at cable-cutters to “watch TV anywhere”

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, Dish unveiled a new online streaming service that’s been in development for years: Sling TV. Essentially, Sling TV allows you to watch TV almost anywhere on almost anything for only $20 a month, without a cable subscription. With a $20 Sling TV...

01/16/2015 by eParisExtra
Project Pedal On: Local Student Addresses Paris City Council

Project Pedal On: Local Student Addresses Paris City Council

Paris Jr. High student, Sahil Prakash presented a bicycle awareness project to the Paris City Council Monday night.  In an effort to make Paris a more bike-friendly town, Prakash spoke about Project Pedal On. Prakash began, “This year my goal is to get more people on bikes.  Project Pedal...

01/14/2015 by eParisExtra
PEDC Calls Special Meeting to Request the Original Preliminary Report from Defenbaugh

PEDC Calls Special Meeting to Request the Original Preliminary Report from Defenbaugh

The Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) has called a Special Meeting for Friday, January 16, 2015 at 9am. The PEDC Board will be discussing and possibly taking action on requesting copies of the preliminary reports from City Attorney Kent McIlyar (pictured right) that were submitted...

01/13/2015 by eParisExtra
Storm Spotter Training Program Scheduled for Monday January 26th

Storm Spotter Training Program Scheduled for Monday January 26th

By North and Central Texas standards, 2014 was an extremely quiet severe weather season. For the second time in three years, April 3rd was the big day, with tornadoes and extremely large hail from Denton to near Sulphur Springs causing over 500 million dollars’ worth of damage. The National...

01/13/2015 by eParisExtra