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Evergreen Cemetery Historical Marker Dedication

Evergreen Cemetery Historical Marker Dedication

The Evergreen Cemetery is one of the largest and oldest cemetery’s in Texas and yesterday this Paris landmark received a historical marker and dedication from the Texas Historical Commission  commemorating its long history. On hand for the dedication of the marker were members and staff...

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The Red River Valley Fair officially opens today

The Red River Valley Fair officially opens today

 Red River Valley Fair office yesterday and things were beginning to take shape as booths were being set up, local radio station buses arrived, pumpkins were being delivered and of course the carnival folks didn’t let a little rain stop them from preparing the midway. This year’s...

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Anna Lois McCarrell

Anna Lois McCarrell

Anna Lois McCarrell, 82, of Paris, passed away Sunday, September 25, 2016, at Legend Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Paris. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside services for 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at Meadowbrook Gardens with Richard Sharrock officiating....

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The pumpkins arrive downtown on October 22 for annual festival

The pumpkins arrive downtown on October 22 for annual festival

The 16th annual Festival of Pumpkins will begin on Saturday, October 22, 2016 beginning at 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. The pumpkin patch will be located at again at 120 S. Main St. and will run through November 1. This community event has become a favorite for the Northeast Texas region. Visitors can...

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Elias Rodriquez

Elias Rodriquez

Elías Rodríguez, hijo pequeño de Rafael y Ismenia Rodríguez, falleció al nacer, lunes, 26 de septiembre de, 2016, en Paris Regional Medical Center. Bright-Holland funeraria ha programado servicios para el viernes a las 6 p.m., 30 de septiembre, en la Iglesia Filadelfia. La sepultura...

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Reno City Council to possibly approve tax revenue increase

Reno City Council to possibly approve tax revenue increase

The Reno City Council will meet today at 5 p.m. at City Hall located on 160 Blackburn St. On the agenda for tonight’s meeting is the possible approval of a tax increase as reflected in the  2016-17 Fiscal Year Budget. At the last council meeting, Council member Brandon Thomas moved,...

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eParisExtra Dog of the Week

eParisExtra Dog of the Week

This is our little minion, Mini for short. She is about 3 years old , petite, but solid. Mini is a friendly lady, she loves attention and wants to play. She is possibly housebroken and waits patiently every morning for someone to take her out. Mini is a terrier mix, small in size and she would...

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Paris District to receive rumble strips

Paris District to receive rumble strips

Texas Department of Transportation officials announced recently that motorists traveling in seven of nine counties in the Paris District may encounter contractor crews working along several roadways during the next few weeks. Contractor Stripe-A-Zone of Grand Prairie, Texas, will be milling...

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eParisExtra cat of the week

eParisExtra cat of the week

Take a look at this beautiful kitten. She is one of many at the Paris Animal Shelter seeking a home. She is healthy, happy, friendly and just wants a place to call  her own. Please contact the Lamar County Humane Association today. ...

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Bridge work in Hopkins County

Bridge work in Hopkins County

The Texas Department of Transportation officials announced recently that two new county road bridges will soon be constructed in Hopkins County. Work on this project has already begun. The contractor, CDM Holdings LLC, New Boston, Texas, will construct new bridges on  CR 361-4 (HCR 1146) at...

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Float winners named in North Lamar homecoming parade

Float winners named in North Lamar homecoming parade

North Lamar’s Homecoming Parade made its way through the campus Friday afternoon as students and patrons lined the route to watch. Announced during the pep rally that morning and accompanied by Nominee Kayedon Oliver in the parade was North Lamar Homecoming King Kevin Dawson. Winning the...

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Ronnie Bass named new commissioner for Precinct 3

Ronnie Bass named new commissioner for Precinct 3

Yesterday at the Lamar County Commissioners meeting Lamar County Judge Chuck Superville appointed Ronnie Bass to be the new commissioner for Precinct 3. Bass will be replacing Rodney Pollard who recently retired to spend more time with family. Bass threw his hat in the ring last year and won...

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Mildred

Mildred "Millie" Hall McDonald

Mildred “Millie” Hall McDonald, 73, of Paris, passed away Saturday, September 24, 2016. A daughter was born to Charlie & Maggie Burkeen Hall in Paris on September 13, 1943. They named her Mildred Ann, later to be called Millie. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 6...

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Jury Duty cancelled for today - September 27, 2016

Jury Duty cancelled for today - September 27, 2016

The Paris Municipal Court jury summoned for Tuesday, September 27th has been cancelled. If you need further assistance please contact Shawntel Golden at sgolden@co.lamar.tx.us  ...

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Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings - September 27, 2016

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings - September 27, 2016

8 people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between the hours of 12:08 a.m. on September 26, 2016 and 11:48 p.m. Kirkpatrick, Andree Tristain – Possession of marijuana <2 oz.  Surety bond set at $1000. Anguiano, Humberto Leon – Assault to cause bodily injury family...

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Solis Mammography Wants Women to “Rethink P.I.N.K.” This October

Solis Mammography Wants Women to “Rethink P.I.N.K.” This October

Everyone Talks Mammograms, Yet Too Many Don’t Follow Through Every October, it seems the United States is awash in pink. Pink ribbons spring up on vehicles and clothing, and even professional sports organizations trade in their team colors for pink. Many organizations have aided in breast...

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Paris High School Senior Shelby Wilson named Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program

Paris High School Senior Shelby Wilson named Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program

Paris High School Principal, Chris Vaughn, announced today that Shelby Wilson has been named a Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2017 competition by taking the...

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Paris Police Report - September 27, 2016

Paris Police Report - September 27, 2016

Cole, Elizabeth Ellen  – Charged for running a stop sign Fullbright, Theresa Michelle – Outstanding warrant from Dallas County.  Bond has not be set Head, Amanda Michelle – Public intoxication Pardee, Christopher Grant – MTR Probation (4 counts), Driving with invalid...

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Charming home with lots of character

Charming home with lots of character

Beautiful home with unlimited possibilities, large 3 bedroom 2 bath with hardwood floors and fresh paint. This home has been well maintained and has had numerous updates. Has large mature trees with a huge deck to enjoy them . Also has detached 2 car garage with 2 car carport dog run across the...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Nice home with barn

Nice home with barn

Beautiful home situated on 3.498 acres with a barn with 17 horse stalls, wash area, and tackroom. Barn is approx. 135×35, also roping arena and round corral, this is a must see property. NLISD. $ 259,900. Agent Information Larry Woods Century 21 Executive Realty OFFICE: (903)...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Male under arrest for possession

Male under arrest for possession

On September 23, 2016 at 8:26 p.m.. Paris Police made contact with James Finch a 30 year old male in the 3900 block of Bonham as a result of a traffic stop. Finch was found to be in possession of  a small amount of methamphetamine and placed under arrest for possession of controlled...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Female allegedly found in possession of cocaine and marijuana

Female allegedly found in possession of cocaine and marijuana

On September 23, 2016 at 9:48 p.m. Paris Police made contact with Biaunca Hill a 23 year-old female in the 200 block of E Hickory as a result of a traffic stop. Hill was found to be in possession of a small amount of cocaine and a small amount of marijuana. Hill was placed under arrest for...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Two placed under arrest for outstanding warrants

Two placed under arrest for outstanding warrants

On September 23, 2016 at 2:47 p.m. Paris Police made contact with Angelica Abreu 30 year-old female in the 100 block of Brown Ave in regards to her having an outstanding felony warrant. Abreu was placed under arrest for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.       On...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Austin to retire at Liberty National

Austin to retire at Liberty National

Debbie Austin at Liberty National Bank’s Downtown location, will retire effective September 30, after 25 years of service with the bank. Austin joined the bank in 1991 as a loan accounting clerk. Her responsibilities included, but were not limited to posting loans, filing various documents in...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Panthers give fans a Homecoming performance to remember

Panthers give fans a Homecoming performance to remember

The North Lamar Panthers came in to Homecoming with a 2-2 record. They had won their previous two games at home and lost the two played on the road. This could be a great way to head into the bye week. Photo by Aaron Routon: Sam Cowling running the ball for North Lamar against Canton The...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar sweeps Bonham in final tune-up before district

North Lamar sweeps Bonham in final tune-up before district

The North Lamar Pantherettes kept up with their winning ways as all three North Lamar teams defeated Bonham in straight sets. The freshman got things going with a two game sweep over the visitors from Bonham 25-12 & 25-6. Photo by Beverly White. Bailey Foy (14) spiking the ball in a game...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com