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TxDOT Approves Upgrades in Lamar County

TxDOT Approves Upgrades in Lamar County

The Texas Transportation Commission has recently approved over $15 million in projects. Here in Lamar County, just over $530,000 has been approved to replace the bridge at the East Fork of Slough Creek on FM 79. ...

11/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Boys and Girls Club 65th Annual Youth Auction

Boys and Girls Club 65th Annual Youth Auction

The 65th Annual Youth Auction for the Boys and Girls Club is Friday, December 5th at 6pm in the First Baptist Church Family Life Center. There will be over 300 items to bid on and you can watch the auction live on Suddenlink Channel 16 or tune in on KPLT 1490 AM. For more information on how...

11/25/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Basketball Results Against Greenville

North Lamar Pantherettes Basketball Results Against Greenville

The North Lamar Pantherettes defeated visiting Greenville 65 to 41 on Friday night. Sophomore Madison Morrison led the team with 19 points and four assists. Sydnee Prunty had 6 points and 10 rebounds. Aaryn Honeywood and Kylie Halstead also put 6 points on the scoreboard. ...

11/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Single car accident on Clarksville Street

Single car accident on Clarksville Street

On Monday, around 1 p.m., a small passenger car collided with a utility pole while heading eastbound on Clarksville Street. The accident occurred just to the west of the 12th Street intersection, where the eastbound, one-way street ends and splits to Lamar or Clarksville. It appears that there...

11/24/2014 by Josh Allen
Phone scammers target City of Paris water clients

Phone scammers target City of Paris water clients

City of Paris water clients have been targeted by a phone scam, Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley said on Monday afternoon. “Water customers have notified the City of Paris water office that they have received phone calls about their water bill,” Chief Hundley said. “The caller...

11/24/2014 by Josh Allen
Want to volunteer? Consider hospice

Want to volunteer? Consider hospice

As an integrated part of any hospice team, the hospice volunteer strives to ensure the highest quality of life possible for the person living with a life-limiting illness. Each hospice patient has team of professionals, which includes a chaplain and bereavement coordinator, the medical staff...

11/24/2014 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings Over the Weekend

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings Over the Weekend

Twenty-six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail over the weekend. Ray, Jack Daniel, Violate Promise to Appear (Uniform Act); No Driver’s License (when unlicensed) Merrill, Clinton Paul, Burglary of Coin Operated Collection; Theft of Property>=$500<$1500(5 cts); Criminal...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom House on Clark Lane

Four Bedroom House on Clark Lane

Here is a very neat and clean ,well kept 4 bedroom,3 bath brick home in a well established neighborhood. It has a roof less than 4 years old, a new AC/Heater and a well landscaped yard with a sprinkler system. Paris ISD. $117,000. ...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Texas Jail Commission finds Lamar County Jail deficiency-free, in full compliance after annual inspection

Texas Jail Commission finds Lamar County Jail deficiency-free, in full compliance after annual inspection

The Texas Jail Commission on Jail Standards made an unannounced visit last week to the Lamar County Jail to do an annual inspection, where the commission found the jail to be in full compliance — meeting and/or exceeding all criteria set forth by the Texas Jail Commission on Jail...

11/24/2014 by Josh Allen
Marvin Fleming Arrested for 3rd DWI

Marvin Fleming Arrested for 3rd DWI

54 year old Marvin Lynn Fleming of Paris was arrested at 11:23 P.M. on Sunday, November 23rd and charged with driving while intoxicated. A Paris Police officer observed Fleming driving a vehicle in the 1800 block of N. Main Street and nearly causing an accident. Fleming was southbound and...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Man Arrested on Assault Charges

Paris Man Arrested on Assault Charges

32 year old John Mark Semple, of Paris was arrested on Friday, November 21st at about 10:08 P.M. in the 1800 block of NE Loop 286 and charged with a felony assault charge. Paris Police Department Officers responded to a disturbance where it was reported that Semple had choked his girlfriend...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris Police responded to 270 calls for service while arresting 21 persons over the past 72 hour period ending at midnight on November 23, 2014.  The Adult Arrests include: Bowden, Carlos Wayne, 52, Public Consumption Cooke, Hunter Daniel, 20, Seat Belt Violation; Fail to Maintain; Expired...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
44 Year Old Man Arrested on Drug Charges

44 Year Old Man Arrested on Drug Charges

On Friday, November 21st, Paris Police Investigators located 44 year old Dwayne Eugene Donelan in the back yard of his residence in the 300 block of SE 6th Street.  The officers had knowledge that Donelan had two felony warrants for his arrest. The warrants charged Donelan with manufacturing...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Police Looking For a White Honda Van Involved in Hit and Run

Police Looking For a White Honda Van Involved in Hit and Run

Paris Police Officers responded to an auto-pedestrian accident on a parking lot in the 3800 block of Lamar Ave. at about 6:49 P.M. on Sunday, November 23, 2014. The report indicated that a 40 year old pedestrian was walking in front of a vehicle that was parked in a parking space when the...

11/24/2014 by eParisExtra