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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
Another weather aware day today

Another weather aware day today

  Today Paris and the surrounding areas are in for a dreary gray day with a chance of rain all day and thunderstorm development this afternoon. Some storms may become severe.  Please be weather aware today.  Spotter activation is likely for this afternoon. Courtesy: Paris Police...

04/29/2016 by eparisextra.com