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NXS Gallery to hold class on ADVANCED TECHNIQUES IN METAL CLAY – RINGS AND STONES

NXS Gallery to hold class on ADVANCED TECHNIQUES IN METAL CLAY – RINGS AND STONES

NXS Gallery in downtown Paris will hold an Advanced Techniques in Metal Clay – Rings and Stones class this Saturday, March 28th from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm at the Gallery.  The fee for the class is $60 and includes 10 gr. silver clay, a 4mm faceted CZ and use of studio tools. Please note that...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Russ Towers Named County Clerk

Russ Towers Named County Clerk

On Monday, March 23rd the Lamar County Commissioners announced that Russ Towers will be the new County Clerk. Towers, who is currently the county elections administrator, will be replacing current clerk Kathy Marlowe when she retires on March 31, 2015. Towers  will serve the remainder of a...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board of Regents Votes to Raise Tuition

PJC Board of Regents Votes to Raise Tuition

After years of no or minimal tuition increases at Paris Junior College, the Board of Regents voted Monday to raise out-of-district and out-of-state tuition by $5 per credit hour for the 2015-2016 academic year. In-district tuition will remain the same. “We are facing the possibility of no...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Milkdrive, Austin's Progressive String Band to play Sunday Night

Milkdrive, Austin's Progressive String Band to play Sunday Night

While most bands point solidly to one member on fiddle, another on mandolin and so on, such limited designations only give half the story on MilkDrive. This Austin-based, acoustic power team features skilled multi-instrumentalists versed in a variety of musical styles. Indeed, swapping...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
11,000 square foot Office/Warehouse in Paris

11,000 square foot Office/Warehouse in Paris

Warehouse/shop, offices, and covered storage. Bays and service areas for large equipment. Access to FM 195. Countless possibilities. $899,000. ...

03/24/2015 by eParisExtra
City Council Approves Two-Way Traffic

City Council Approves Two-Way Traffic

During Monday evening’s City Council meeting, the members voted unanimously to change two downtown streets from one-way to two-way. Price Street and Houston Street, both currently one-way streets, will be converted into two-way within the next two weeks. However, the Council decided to...

03/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Looking for Armed Robbery Suspect

Lamar County Sheriff Looking for Armed Robbery Suspect

The Lamar County Sheriff Department is seeking the public’s help in finding a man wanted for robbing and shooting a woman on Monday morning, March 23, 2015. Around 9am on Monday morning a woman was robbed and shot around the near Pine Creek Bridge off of FM 2648. The suspect is a white...

03/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High School's Seljah Johnson Named All-State

Paris High School's Seljah Johnson Named All-State

Paris High senior wing Seljah Johnson is one of 20 players statewide to be named to the Texas Associaiton of Basketball Coaches’ Class 4A All-State Team. Johnson averaged 22 points and 8 rebounds per game in leading the Wildcats to a school record 35-1 season and the regional...

03/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Seven people were booked into the Lamar County Jail on March 23, 2015. Partridge, Zachary K., MTR/Fraud Use/Poss identifying info # items Barr, Darrius Dionee, MTR-Poss Marijuana<2oz Patterson, Leshun Cantrell, MTAG/AGG Robbery Allen, Jeremy Boyd, District Court Commit/PID CS PG 1>1G DFZ;...

03/24/2015 by eParisExtra
U.S. Rep. Ratcliffe to Host First Telephone Town Hall

U.S. Rep. Ratcliffe to Host First Telephone Town Hall

U.S. Representative for Northeast Texas, including Lamar County, John Ratcliffe (R-Heath) will host his first telephone town hall, March 26 starting at 7 p.m. A telephone town hall is a live, toll-free town hall meeting over the phone in order to give you an opportunity to ask questions about...

03/24/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons outlast BPCC in high-scoring affair, 14-10

PJC Dragons outlast BPCC in high-scoring affair, 14-10

Fans were treated to a high-scoring affair Monday as Paris Dragons outscored BPCC 14-10. The teams combined for 26 hits, including eight extra base hits. Garrett Moon racked up five RBIs on four hits for Paris Dragons. He singled in the second inning and doubled in the first, fourth, and...

03/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 3/23/15

Paris PD Arrests on 3/23/15

Six people were arrested by the Paris Police Department on Monday, March 23, 2015. The adults arrested include: Edwards, Christine, 53, Disorderly Fulbright, Brandon Deon, 30, Fail to Maintain Kelley, Joel William, Theft Under $50 Lemmen, Timothy Andrew, 29, Motor Vehicle Inspection Whitworth,...

03/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Obituaries for Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Marvin Clarence Horton, Jr. 79, formerly of the Lamar Point Community, passed away at 12:01 AM, Monday, March 23, 2015 at Paris Regional Medical Center.  A graveside service is set for 10:00 AM, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Restland Cemetery in Roxton with Rev. Brad Crosswhite officiating. ...

03/24/2015 by eParisExtra
One Act Play Performance

One Act Play Performance

The Paris High School Theatre Department is preparing for the One Act Play Competition to be held in Texarkana this Friday. The Paris High School theatre group presented “Gut Girls” at 7:30pm on Monday night at the Weger Auditorium on the Paris Junior High Campus. Gut Girls tells...

03/23/2015 by eParisExtra