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Four Bedroom Home in Morningside.

Four Bedroom Home in Morningside.

SITTING PRETTY IN MORNINGSIDE ADDITION! NICE CURB APPEAL AWAITS IN THIS CUSTOM BUILT HOME WITH INGROUND POOL AND 19X28 METAL SHOP HEATED & COOLED AND 1/2 BATH. NEUTRAL PALLET THRU OUT HOME, LIGHT AND AIRY, FORMAL DINING, SPLIT MASTER, DUAL VANITIES, JETTED TUB, SEPERATE SHOWER, LARGE WALK...

11/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Boy Scouts of Troop 11 participate in

Boy Scouts of Troop 11 participate in "Operation Christmas Child"

From left: Kris Kirby, Sam Creamer, Jacob Mathis, Nathan Jones,Seated: Paxton Roden and Steven Beggs The Boy Scouts of Troop 11 are doing their part to help fill a need this Christmas season by filling shoe boxes for “Operation Christmas Child”. These boxes are being collected this...

11/20/2014 by Josh Allen
Wildcats Playoff Game Tomorrow Night

Wildcats Playoff Game Tomorrow Night

After a 30-23 win last Thursday night over Van, the Paris High Wildcats are set to play the Sanger Indians in Class 4A-1 Area Round Playoff Game at Denison’s Munson Stadium Friday night, November 21st at 7:30pm. The Paris Wildcats are 7-4 facing the third seed out of District...

11/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Department Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Department Inmate Bookings

Four people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on November 19, 2014. Ray, Cody Jack, Possession of Marijuana<2oz Dean, Douglas Michaels, Driving While License Invalid; No Valid Inspection Certificate Winton, Joe, Sex Offenders Duty To Register Moore, Gary Wayne, MAN DEL CS PG 1<1G...

11/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Leadership Lamar County Class Met at Campbell's Soup

Leadership Lamar County Class Met at Campbell's Soup

The 2014-2015 Leadership Lamar County class met on Thursday, November 13, at Campbell’s Soup.  The class focused on Conflict Resolution in the workplace and everyday life.  Speaker/Consultant, Rick Miller, discussed Conflict Resolution with leaders for a portion of the day.  Mr. Miller...

11/20/2014 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 PD Arrests on 11/19/14

Paris PD Arrests on 11/19/14

Paris Police arrested three individuals on November 19, 2014. Hood, Tammy Lynn, 30, Motor Vehicle Lahman, Cassidy Lynn, 31, Seat Belt Violation; Bond Surrender Warrant; MTR Probation Moore, Gary Wayne, 45, MAN DEL CS PG 1<1g Drug Free Zone (2 counts); MTR Probation ...

11/20/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Win over Bonham

North Lamar Pantherettes Win over Bonham

Tuesday night, November 18th, the North Lamar Pantherettes Basketball Team beat the visiting Bonham team 68-38 at the NLHS gym. Kylie Halstead led the team with 18 points, five assists, and five rebounds. Madison Morrison had 14 points and five steals. Bailey Nickerson scored 10 points, Lexie...

11/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD Awarded Technology Grant

Paris ISD Awarded Technology Grant

Paris High School 9th graders will soon receive Chromebook computers as part of a Texas Education Agency Technology Lending Program Grant. The $99,764 grant will enable Paris High School to provide students access to electronic and web-based instructional materials. Students will have the...

11/20/2014 by eParisExtra
‘A Million Thanks’ Project by NLHS Key Club Supports Military

‘A Million Thanks’ Project by NLHS Key Club Supports Military

North Lamar High School Key Club jumped in to help a neighboring Key Club collect letters for their ‘A Million Thanks’ project.  Sulphur Spring Key Club in an effort of sending 10,000 letters of appreciation to our military contacted area districts to help with their project.   Using...

11/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom Custom Home in The Hills

Four Bedroom Custom Home in The Hills

Luxurious custom home in The Hills offers soaring ceilings, extensive crown molding with an exceptional lay out. Living area open to Texas size gourmet kitchen w/ double oven, gas cook top. Large master suite with sitting area and fireplace offers a relaxing setting. Abundant storage and large...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Patterson Surrenders on Indecency with a Child/Sexual Contact Charges

Patterson Surrenders on Indecency with a Child/Sexual Contact Charges

On Monday, November 17th Robert C. Patterson, 31,  turned himself in to the Lamar County Jail on charges of indecency with a child/sexual contact. Patterson posted a $25,000 bond. ...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Brookshire's Gives Donation to the CAC

Brookshire's Gives Donation to the CAC

Brookshire’s Grocery recently gave a donation to The Children’s Advocacy Center of Paris.  Brookshire’s Store Director Rocky Dority presents a check in the amount of $2,000 to Rebecca Peevy, Executive Director of The Children’s Advocacy Center.   ...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Stone Middle School Girls Basketball Results

Stone Middle School Girls Basketball Results

The 7th grade Girls Basketball Gold team defeated Pleasant Grove 10 – 4.  Scorers for NL were: Chetori Jones – 6; Reyna Hildreth – 2; Ali Whitley – 2Defensive Effort: Reyna Hildreth.  The 8th Grade Gold team lost to  6-14. Scorers for NL were: Allison Bright...

11/19/2014 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
Zachary Chavez Simmons Sentenced To 25 Years For Aggravated Robbery

Zachary Chavez Simmons Sentenced To 25 Years For Aggravated Robbery

A Paris man plead guilty and will spend more than two decades in prison for the robbery of Swaim’s Hardware this past January. 24-year-old Zachary Chavez Simmons was sentenced to 25 years for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon this past Wednesday by Lamar County Judge Bill Harris. On...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Grand jury: 24 indicted in November

Grand jury: 24 indicted in November

A Lamar County grand jury handed up indictments on 24 individuals to the 6th District Court in November, including the indictments of Jesus Sotelo Dominguez on the charges of online solicitation of a minor (under 14 years of age) and indecency by contact and Samuel Chico...

11/19/2014 by Josh Allen
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
Christmas in Paris this Saturday

Christmas in Paris this Saturday

The Love Civic Center “Christmas in Paris” is this Saturday, November 22nd at the Love Civic Center from 9am-4pm. Christmas in Paris is a traditional Christmas bazaar hosted by Troop 2, chartered by Calvary United Methodist Church. Admission is free, but donations for Toys for Tots...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Lakes Medical Center to break ground Friday

Paris Lakes Medical Center to break ground Friday

Developer Ron Parker holds a mark-up of a drawing of the Paris Lakes project on Loop 286 on the city’s southeast corner. (eParisExtra photo by Charles Richards) Over two years ago eParisExtra.com first broke the news that Paris could be home to a new hospital/planned community...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Main Street Program Receives $5000 Grant

Paris Main Street Program Receives $5000 Grant

The Anice Read Fund of the Texas Downtown Association and Communities Foundation of Texas have announced the 2014 grant recipients. Paris Main Street Program was selected to receive a grant in the amount of $5000 to help construct the public handicap accessible restroom in downtown Paris in...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar ISD's Book Fairs Foster a Love for Reading

North Lamar ISD's Book Fairs Foster a Love for Reading

Each year North Lamar campuses partner with Scholastic Book Fairs® to help foster a lifelong love of reading.  Students from pre-kindergarten through high school and their families are given the opportunity to shop for books and educational products at an affordable price, helping to bridge...

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
Reindeer Run set for December 6th

Reindeer Run set for December 6th

Click the poster to register for the 2014 Reindeer Run.  The 2nd Annual Reindeer Run begins at the Lamar County Courthouse at 8:15 on Saturday December 6th.  Adult entries registered online include a free race t-shirt.  Student registration is $5 and student race t-shirts can be purchased...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
NLHS Students Sing Their Way to State

NLHS Students Sing Their Way to State

Two students from North Lamar High School have earned an audition spot at the TMEA All State Choir after a recent choir contest held at East Texas Baptist University.  Senior Cierra Williams and sophomore Brock Garrison will compete on January 10, 2015 at Texas A&M University Commerce for...

11/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Reports of Two Armed Robberies Monday Night

Reports of Two Armed Robberies Monday Night

At 11:36 P.M. on Monday, November 17, 2014, Paris Police responded to a panic alarm at 707 Bonham Street. Paris Police Officers were advised that a black male wearing all black had robbed the store at gunpoint along with a second black male standing outside the store as a lookout. The victim...

11/18/2014 by eParisExtra