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Home on corner lot in Turtle Creek addition

Home on corner lot in Turtle Creek addition

Nice home on a corner lot.  New carpet and recent roof.  Large Master bedroom and bath, with dual walk in closets, separate shower and garden tub. Large living room open to dining.  Great area with trail access near by.  NLISD.  $129,900. ...

05/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
Obituaries - May 2, 2016

Obituaries - May 2, 2016

Doyle M. Slaughter, 66 years old Arthur City, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016. Funeral services have been set for Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Graham officiating.  Interment will follow at Garrett’s Bluff Cemetery.  The family will receive...

05/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chance of more thunderstorms today

Chance of more thunderstorms today

There is a chance of thunderstorms for the Paris area and North Texas today. This afternoon, remaining storms should be confined to the areas south of the I-20 corridor. The stronger storms could produce gusty winds and small hail. Courtesy:  Lamar County Sheriff   ...

05/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris PD arrest report - May 2, 2016

Paris PD arrest report - May 2, 2016

Battiest, Ian Shoal – Burglary of a habitation Clark, Brian Joseph – Possession of drug, Possession of CS PG 2-A<=2 oz. Crawford, Kelci Rae – Seat belt violation, Failure to maintain, Driving with invalid driver’s license, Violate promise to appear, Failure to appear...

05/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
PHS theater department presents Brothers Grimm Spectacular

PHS theater department presents Brothers Grimm Spectacular

Pictured:  Daniel Gamino playing a very confused dwarf who always wanted to be Snow White The Brothers Grimm Spectacular is directed by Senior Maggie Maxwell this short play attempts to recreate all 2019 of the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm in a wild, fast paced extravaganza. To...

05/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
1966 Baseball team reunites at Hub Hollis Field

1966 Baseball team reunites at Hub Hollis Field

Members from the Paris Junior College 1966 baseball team came together in the Student Center Ballroom on Saturday, April 30, to enjoy each other and share memories.  They were joined by the 2015-2016 PJC baseball team, and members of the community. Those who were able to attend included...

05/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Sheriff's inmate booking report - May 2, 2016

Lamar County Sheriff's inmate booking report - May 2, 2016

15 people were booked into the Lamar County jail between the hours of 2:08 p.m. on April 29, 2016 and 1:11 a.m. this morning. Washington, Chantez Dasha – Criminal Trespass Williams, Jayla Nycole – Disorderly conduct, Driving while intoxicated Riggs, Danielle Nicole –...

05/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
Bailey Ranch Life Group makes donation to NL maintenance worker

Bailey Ranch Life Group makes donation to NL maintenance worker

Members of the Bailey Intermediate Ranch Life JUMP (Journey to Unlocking My Potential) Group raised money and donated it to North Lamar maintenance worker, Eddie Farris. Loved and missed by all, Farris has been out of work several months due to an illness.  The money was raised by hosting...

05/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
Routine traffic stop results in meth arrest

Routine traffic stop results in meth arrest

On April 29, 2016 Paris Police officers made contact with Bettie Daugherty a 43 year old female in the 300 block of NE 10th as a result of a traffic stop.  Daugherty was found to be in possession of a small amount of methamphetamine and was placed under arrest for possession of a controlled...

05/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
Road Closures in Paris for today

Road Closures in Paris for today

“The only roads we have at this time” according to the Lamar County Sheriff’s Department  that are either closed or tricky to get through are the following: CR 22900 just North of CR 22500 and just West OF CR 22920 CR 22500 just West of FM 137  CR 26150 just West of Ghost...

05/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
That Guys Coffee Presents - Butch Hancock

That Guys Coffee Presents - Butch Hancock

That Guys Coffee will host Butch Hancock tonight from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. at 117 Clarksville St. in downtown Paris. Tickets are $20 and the event is sponsored by Everett Toyota of Paris. Hancock of Lubbock, TX. is a country/folk music recording artist and song writer.  He  is a member of...

05/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
Animals to benefit from NL student donation

Animals to benefit from NL student donation

Bailey Intermediate’s Crazy About Animals JUMP group sold raffle tickets at a dollar each for a drawing in order for students to win free homework passes. They raised $425 to benefit the Lamar County Humane Association.  During the semester, the students have designed and decorated dog and...

05/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
Obituaries - May 1, 2016

Obituaries - May 1, 2016

Daniel Wesley Travelstead, 63, of Blossom, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Paris Regional Hospital.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2016 in the chapel of Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Bryan officiating. Interment will be in Knights of Honor...

05/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
Cats Prepare for Playoffs vs. Gilmer

Cats Prepare for Playoffs vs. Gilmer

The Paris Wildcats warmed up for their upcoming bi-district playoff series vs. Gilmer with a 4-2 win over the Gunter Tigers Saturday in a game played at Whitesboro. Paris (18-7), the third-place team from District 15-4A, faces Gilmer (12-8), the District 16 runnerup, in a first-round series...

05/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
Road closings for tonight - Take Caution

Road closings for tonight - Take Caution

As of right now, all of the road closures/flooded area for Paris are as follows: PRECINCT 1: FM 1503 1 MI OFF FM 196 FM 196 AT THE RED RIVER COUNTY LINE CR 15100 PRECINCT 2: CR 22900 CR 22500 CR 26320 PRECINCT 3: CR 31100 FM 197 JUST EAST OF FM 906 PRECINCT 4: FM 2648 AT THE COWBOY CHURCH FM...

04/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
PlayStation NEO: Sony’s mid-generation upgrade to the PlayStation 4

PlayStation NEO: Sony’s mid-generation upgrade to the PlayStation 4

Last month, the words “PlayStation 4.5” and “PlayStation 4K” began to circulate the Internet in reference to the rumor of an upgraded PlayStation 4. However, as of last week, we now have an official codename for the PlayStation 4.5, and that’s “PlayStation NEO.” While it’s only...

04/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
Obituaries - April 30, 2016

Obituaries - April 30, 2016

Lavada Harrell, 67, of the Caviness community passed away Friday, April 29, 2016 at her residence. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 7, 2016 under the pavilion at Mt. Tabor Cemetery.  Family will receive friends from 4 p.m. till 6 p.m. Friday at the Fry-Gibbs...

04/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris PD Update: Last Night's Intense Rain Storm

Paris PD Update: Last Night's Intense Rain Storm

As the weather system moved through the city of Paris last night, our emergency services were put to the test.  The National Weather Service has several reporting stations around the county that indicated anywhere from 2.5 inches to 7.5 inches of rain by midnight.  The heaviest portion of the...

04/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
Community leader, John M. Wright has died

Community leader, John M. Wright has died

John M. Wright, 85 years old and a Paris community leader has died. Wright served his friends and community through terms on the Paris City Council, the Paris Independent School District Board of Trustees where he served many years as President of the Board, and the Paris Economic Development...

04/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Junior College, Lamar Avenue Church of Christ, Hometown Clinic to host blood drives

Paris Junior College, Lamar Avenue Church of Christ, Hometown Clinic to host blood drives

As the summer months approach, Carter BloodCare asks all of us to remember the “summer slump” is coming.  The months of June, July and August are right around the corner and they remain some of the most difficult months of the year to keep the right blood type on the shelves for the right...

04/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
Reported road closures in Paris after last night's flooding

Reported road closures in Paris after last night's flooding

Texas Department of Transportation is reporting the following highway conditions for Paris.  FM 195 eastbound and westbound lanes are closed due to high water. FM 1184 eastbound and westbound the bridge is closed due to water over the roadway.  Motors are to use an alternate route.  Follow...

04/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
Area flood warning for Lamar County

Area flood warning for Lamar County

The National Weather Service has issued an area flood warning for Lamar County. Please use extreme caution when driving on roads due to the heavy rains there are several roads that will have water covering the roads. Please keep in mind that there will be more rain tonight and this weekend. If...

04/29/2016 by eparisextra.com
Students Benefit from Rotary Teeth Screening Program

Students Benefit from Rotary Teeth Screening Program

Everett Elementary second grader, Kinsey Reynolds, lies still while dentist Clint Spencer and his assistant Melissa Miller check her teeth before applying a sealant on them. With the help of local dentist, the Rotary Club of Paris United is continuing its dental screening service project for...

04/29/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris PD arrest report - April 29, 2016

Paris PD arrest report - April 29, 2016

Butler, Linda Katherine – Driving with invalid license, Failure to maintain, Expired operator license, Failure to appear non-traffic (2 counts) Geurin, Matthew Allen – Burglary of a habitation, Unauthorized use of a vehicle Green, Jerry Louis – Assault to cause bodily...

04/29/2016 by eparisextra.com
Obituaries - April 29, 2016

Obituaries - April 29, 2016

Mary Louise Bishop 85, of Arlington, Texas, formerly of Paris, died at 2:33 PM, Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM, Friday, April 29, 2016 at Lamar Avenue Church of Christ with Bro. Patrick Cannon officiating.  Burial was at...

04/29/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris PD believe alcohol to be involved in major accident

Paris PD believe alcohol to be involved in major accident

Paris Police, along with Paris Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services personnel, responded to a major accident at 9:39 p.m. on April 28, 2016 in the 4200 block of US Hwy 271 South. A 1994 green Chevrolet Silverado pick-up driven by 47 year old Floyd Lee Beavers, of Paris, was...

04/29/2016 by eparisextra.com