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Large country home on the edge of town

Large country home on the edge of town

Large country home on edge of small town on 10+acres.  4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 2 large living areas, wood burning fireplace, formal dining room, large eat in kitchen with white cabinets, utility room large enough for freezer, covered patio and equipment shed.  Also on property is an older...

06/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
International investing can expand your horizons

International investing can expand your horizons

If you don’t mind slow trips, you can go around the world in 80 days.  But it takes almost no time to become a global investor.  So, should you look abroad for good investments? You may not have thought about it.  And that may not be all that surprising, because when Americans check market...

06/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC to elect board officers and discuss annexation election process tomorrow

PJC to elect board officers and discuss annexation election process tomorrow

The Paris Junior College Board of Regents  will meet tomorrow evening, June 27, 2016 at 7 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Administration Building, Founders Room. On the agenda will be the election of board officers as will as a discussion on annexation processes and dates for Public...

06/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Commissioners Court meets tomorrow at 9 a.m.

Commissioners Court meets tomorrow at 9 a.m.

The Lamar County Commissioners Court will meet tomorrow at 9 a.m. on the first floor of the Lamar County Courthouse located at 119 N. Main St. Paris, TX. Up for discussion and/or action at the meeting will be authorizing the Commissioners to execute an agreement with the Natural Resources...

06/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
City of Reno fireworks ordinance

City of Reno fireworks ordinance

Fireworks in Reno, TX. may be discharged June 24-July 9 from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday. On Sunday fireworks are allowed from 1 p.m. until 11 p.m. Any person discharging or setting off fireworks at any time other than stated shall be subject to a fine of not less than $100.00...

06/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Heat update for today - June 26, 2016

Heat update for today - June 26, 2016

Today’s temperature will reach a high of 94 degrees with a heat index of 104. There is a 40% change of a light thunderstorm this afternoon for Paris. Make sure to hydrate if working outdoors.  Bring pets in.  If they must stay outside, make sure they have shade and plenty to...

06/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Vernon Montgomery Berry

Vernon Montgomery Berry

Vernon Montgomery Berry of Manchester, known to many as “Berry”, left this world at the young age of 90 on Thursday, June 23, 2016, while working in his beloved hay fields at home. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled services for 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at Leesville Baptist...

06/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Beautiful vintage home in the historic district

Beautiful vintage home in the historic district

Vintage 1940’s home is immaculate and a must see in the Paris historic district.  Walking distance to parks and charming downtown.  Formals, eat in kitchen, library, crown molding, wanes coating, custom cabinets, fireplace, beautiful yard with lap pool, storage galore, curb appeal,...

06/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Boston Dynamics introduces the SpotMini, a prototype domestic robot

Boston Dynamics introduces the SpotMini, a prototype domestic robot

Boston Dynamics, the Google-owned (though may soon be Toyota-owned) robotics company behind the Internet favorite BigDog, is developing yet another quadrupedal robot, but this time for domestic use.v Yes, a robot that can put away dishes and take out the trash. Previous Boston Dynamics robots,...

06/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Fence going up at the Downtown Community Park

Fence going up at the Downtown Community Park

Fencing for the Downtown Community Park is going up quickly.  The low safety fence (30 inch high) will be a replica of a railing from First United Methodist Church, Paris, TX. The fence will take a couple of weeks to build and then it will take a couple more to get it installed. The park hopes...

06/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Relay for Life raises thousands at last night's walk

Relay for Life raises thousands at last night's walk

Relay for Life Lamar County had a great turnout last night.  So far RFLLC has reported an unofficial total of almost $30,000 was raised from last night’s event. Photos from last night are courtesy of Relay for Life Lamar County.   ...

06/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
City of Reno sprays for mosquitoes - tips to keep your family safe

City of Reno sprays for mosquitoes - tips to keep your family safe

The city of Reno sprayed for mosquitoes yesterday evening.  The chemical used is not harmful to people or pets; however, it is a pesticide chemical and people should minimize exposure. Help protect your family and home from mosquitoes this summer with these helpful tips: • Use an insect...

06/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Summer meal programs have begun

Summer meal programs have begun

Summer meal programs for Paris have begun. With the Summer Meal Service Program children and teens ages 18 and younger can continue to eat healthy throughout the summer at no cost simply by showing up at a participating meal site. You can find a nearby site and hours of operation by calling 211...

06/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Masonic Lodge awards scholarships to PJC nursing students

Paris Masonic Lodge awards scholarships to PJC nursing students

Through the generosity of the Paris Masonic Lodge #27 and the Texas Masonic Charities Foundation, Inc., three Paris Junior College nursing students were awarded $1,000 scholarships recently. This was the first time the Paris Lodge has presented scholarship funds, though Masonic Lodges in Lamar...

06/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Beautiful home in Beaver Creek with lots of updates

Beautiful home in Beaver Creek with lots of updates

Custom built one owner home on 1.5 acre corner lot in Beaver Creek.  Inground pool with large deck overlooking pond.  On 2005 a large den/gameroom with bath was added to the house.  Has built in desk in office area and wet bar.  Energy efficient windows installed in 2012 in main part of the...

06/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Modifications to the federal crop insurance program will give farmers more flexibility

Modifications to the federal crop insurance program will give farmers more flexibility

Acting Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Michael Scuse today announced that the federal crop insurance program will provide additional flexibility to farmers. The modifications center on the practice of growing two crops on the same field at different times of the year, which is known as double...

06/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Man tased when fleeing from Paris PD

Man tased when fleeing from Paris PD

Paris Police Officers responded to a disturbance in the 1200 block of Fitzhugh which was reported to involve firearms.  As officers approached the scene, contact was attempted with an individual who was obviously upset and walking in the middle of the road. The individual refused to stop when...

06/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Fight breaks out at Brookshires - Man arrested for felony robbery

Fight breaks out at Brookshires - Man arrested for felony robbery

A call to Brookshire’s  regarding a shoplifter who was fighting with employees resulted in the arrest of Larry Dewayne Baird, 38 of Paris TX. Paris Police officers learned that Baird had loaded $261.25 of food items in a shopping cart and left the store without paying for the items.  Baird...

06/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Weekend Roundup - weekend events in Paris, TX

Weekend Roundup - weekend events in Paris, TX

This weekend is full of fun events for the whole family in Paris, TX.  Here’s your Weekend Roundup. Relay for Life of Lamar County will be held at  Chisum High School, located at 3250 S. Church St., Paris, TX. tonight.  Team race will begin at 6 p.m. and end at midnight. The Paris...

06/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Updated health inspection report - June 24, 2016

Updated health inspection report - June 24, 2016

These are the current updated food establishment grades for those establishments whose inspection is due or updates from a previous grade.  The Paris-Lamar County Health District updates this report each Thursday and eParisExtra will update you each Friday. Click the link to see the new...

06/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Woman passed out in car - arrested for outstanding warrant

Woman passed out in car - arrested for outstanding warrant

A welfare concern call for a woman passed out in a car in the 1300 block of Cedar St. resulted in Paris Police officers finding that she was okay, but had an outstanding warrant for a previous theft case reported in May. Amanda Gilbert, 24 of Paris was transported to the Lamar County...

06/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris PD arrest report - June 24, 2016

Paris PD arrest report - June 24, 2016

Barr, Kenjji Demont – Burglary of a habitation, Unauthorized use of a vehicle Coburn, Doyle William – Expired motor vehicle registration Fulbright, Theresa Michelle – Criminal non-support Gilbert, Amanda Gail – Theft of property >=$750<$2500 King, Kierra Debreice...

06/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Google Glass shows promise with Autism

Google Glass shows promise with Autism

We hear more and more about Autism these days.  Years ago this disorder had not been diagnosed and many young children between the ages of 2 and 3 suffered in silence.  We now know that signs and symptoms of autism begin to emerge around this age. What exactly is Autism?  Autism spectrum...

06/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Ricky Ray Williams

Ricky Ray Williams

Ricky Ray Williams, 58, of Blossom, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Texoma Medical Center. Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, June 26, in the Bright-Holland Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in Rockford Cemetery.   The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m....

06/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Municipal Band to perform tonight

Paris Municipal Band to perform tonight

The Paris Municipal Bank will perform tonight at Bywaters Park located at 300 S. Main St. Paris, TX. Concert begins at 8:30 p.m. and runs until 9:30 p.m. The Paris Municipal Band is made up of local talent of all ages and they have been performing since 1929.  Bring your lawn chair...

06/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Sheriff's inmate booking report - June 24, 2016

Lamar County Sheriff's inmate booking report - June 24, 2016

9 people were booked into the Lamar County jail between the hours of 10:41 a.m. on June 23, 2016 and 2:35 a.m. this morning. Story, Stasia Nicole – Possession of marijuana<2 oz. Gilbert, Amanda Gail – Theft of property >=$750<$2500 McKinney, Lori Ann –...

06/24/2016 by eparisextra.com