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Community Grant Awarded to NLHS

Community Grant Awarded to NLHS

North Lamar High School principal Clint Hildreth (left) accepts a $500 check from Kwik Check Food Stores District Manager Nathan Graham (right). The grant, which was made possible through ExxonMobil Corporation, was awarded to the school on Wednesday, December 17 and will be used to help...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Chisum PALS Collect Food

Chisum PALS Collect Food

The Chisum ISD Mustang PALS set a goal of collecting 600 food items for needy families.  If the goal was reached, everyone would get extra recess time. They were delighted to make a final count and discover students had contributed 1026 items of food for 11 needy families in our district. ...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Freshmen Named to All-Region Band

North Lamar Freshmen Named to All-Region Band

On December 8, North Lamar 9th grade band students went to Texas High School to compete with other freshmen across the region for spots in the Region 4 9th grade honor band. “Out of 71 spots our students claimed 32 of them,” said assistant band director Jason R. Smith.  “Quite...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Thursday, December 18, 2014

Obituaries for Thursday, December 18, 2014

Benjamin Lee (Ben) Floyd, 30, of Houston passed away at his residence on Saturday December 13, 2014. Ben was born on November 30, 1984 in Paris a son of Timothy and Rhonda Brooks Floyd. He was employed as Global Technology Lead @ Wood Group Integrity Management. Ben was a member of Calvary...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Department Entry Exam on January 13th

Paris Police Department Entry Exam on January 13th

The Paris Police Department Entry Exam will be administered on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 6:00 PM at the Paris Police Department, located at 2910 Clarksville Street. Applications close on Friday, January 9th at 5:00 PM.  All applications have to be returned to the Civil Service Director’s...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
MOVIE REVIEW: Moses Supposes and Other Unsightly Renderings from Exodus: Gods and Kings

MOVIE REVIEW: Moses Supposes and Other Unsightly Renderings from Exodus: Gods and Kings

In recent years, superhero storylines and biblical narratives have become popular cinema fare.  For all the depths that can be plumbed as to why the American psyche has returned to the familiarity of such timeless pathos, director Ridley Scott’s new film, Exodus:  Gods and Kings, curiously...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
A Japanese geek-chic timepiece: Sony’s FES E-Ink Watch

A Japanese geek-chic timepiece: Sony’s FES E-Ink Watch

While Sony Pictures is encountering some severe issues due to their recent hack, other divisions of Sony have been secretly developing some interesting, and even fashionable, wearable technology. The “smartwatch” is still in its infancy, but there’s still plenty of room for breakthoughs...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept Inmate Bookings

Sixteen people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:32am on Wednesday, December 17th and 5:26am on Thursday, December 18, 2014. Dangerfield, Cedric, Theft Property>=$50<$500; Fail to Identify Fugitive Intent Give False Wood, Lesley Hayes, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Department Arrests on 12/18/14

Paris Police Department Arrests on 12/18/14

Darnell, Paul Darren, 44, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Sanders, Sammy Jack, 33, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Sharp, Richard Derrick, 31, Deadly Conduct Woodall, Ashley Nicole, 27, Fail to Maintain; Motor Vehicle Inspection ...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Party Barn Christmas Monday Night

Party Barn Christmas Monday Night

Don’t miss  the Party Barn Church Christmas event at Richard Drake’s Party Barn. Party Barn Christmas will feature a meal catered by Hole in the Wall, music, a message, and an opportunity to make a difference.  Party Barn Christmas begins at 6pm on Monday, December 22nd.  The...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Wassail Fest Winner

Wassail Fest Winner

The Winners of this year’s Wassail Fest, held last Saturday afternoon is Paris Baby (pictured).  Paris Baby has the title of 2014 Wassail Miester Winners.  Kim Montgomery was also awarded  $100 Downtown Dollars for tasting Wassail in every participating downtown store.   ...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Woman Arrested for Felony Theft at Walmart

Woman Arrested for Felony Theft at Walmart

32 year old Desirea Cherie Tonubee, of Arthur City, was arrested at about 12:45 P.M. on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 and charged with a felony theft. Tonubee was observed placing items into a shopping bag at the self checkout register at Wal-Mart that she had not scanned and did not pay for....

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Two Women Shoplift From Several Stores in the Paris Towne Center

Two Women Shoplift From Several Stores in the Paris Towne Center

Cynthia Anne Layton, 44, of Roxton and Shelbey Brooke Layton, 22, of Paris were arrested in the 3500 block of Lamar Ave after they were reportedly observed concealing multiple pairs of shoes and leaving a store. Cynthia Layton Employees observed the suspects approach a vehicle in the parking...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

eParisExtra.com Pets of the Week

This is Cowboy. He is a young chihuahua/terrier. He loves to run and play . To cuddle up in your arms is a favorite pastime of his. Cowboy is to cute for words!  Come see him at the Paris Animal Shelter. eParisExtra.com cat of the week is Snoopy , he is very curious and playful. His greatest...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra