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TxDOT to begin widening FM 2122 on Tuesday

TxDOT to begin widening FM 2122 on Tuesday

Texas Department of Transportation officials announced recently that construction to widen a portion of FM 2122 in Lamar County will begin soon. Highway 19 construction of Sulphur Springs was recently awarded the contract to widen 1.8 miles of FM 2122 south of FM 1506.  The contractor was...

05/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum Elementary students get a lesson from local fireman

Chisum Elementary students get a lesson from local fireman

Students in Mrs. Hamil’s Kindergarten class listen to fireman Landon Davidson talk about the fire truck for Career Day recently at Chisum Elementary. Looking at the camera are Kamryn Crossland, Aubrey Erwin, Leighlyn Davis, and Mayle Upton.  ...

05/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Panthers defeat Athens in dramatic fashion

Panthers defeat Athens in dramatic fashion

You only need one word to describe the three-game series between North Lamar and Athens. (Photo by Amanda Anderson) Panthers dog piling each other after their dramatic series win on Saturday.  That word is simply execution.  In the two games in which North Lamar defeated the Athens Hornets,...

05/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Fire Engine 1 A-Shift badges Junior Firefighters

Paris Fire Engine 1 A-Shift badges Junior Firefighters

On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Paris Fire Department Engine 1 A-Shift made a stop at Central Presbyterian Day School while they were in the area performing fire hydrant maintenance. Paris firefighters made sure each student got a firefighter helmet and a badge to make them official Junior...

05/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Breaking News on drowning at Pat Mayse Lake

Breaking News on drowning at Pat Mayse Lake

On May 21, 2016 around 5:30 p.m. the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a call of a possible drowning at the Pat Mayse Lake East B Loop. The caller reported a possible drowning victim at the boat ramp of B loop.  On arrival Lamar County Deputies learned that two 15 year old...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Body recovered from Pat Mayse Lake

Body recovered from Pat Mayse Lake

Dive teams have recovered a body from Pat Mayse Lake.  It is said to be a 15 year old male. More of this story to come. ...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Power Outage Update

Power Outage Update

Lamar Electric Co-op has fixed the power outage in western Lamar County. ...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Ford Lincoln dealership victim of vandals in previous story

Paris Ford Lincoln dealership victim of vandals in previous story

The Paris Ford Lincoln dealership on Loop 286 was the target for vandals mentioned in our previous Paris Police story. “The dealership is facing up to $10,000 in damages and repairs to the four vehicles that were vandalized” said Dylynn Hokett, spokesperson for Paris Ford Lincoln...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Power outage in the western part of Lamar County

Power outage in the western part of Lamar County

The Lamar County Sherrif’s Office has received multiple calls about a power outage in the western part of Lamar County. Lamar Electric Coop has crews currently working to fix the problem with the Brookston Substation. eParisExtra will give an update as soon as possible. #lamarcounty...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Miku Expo Dallas 2016: I paid to see a hologram sing and dance and it was phenomenal

Miku Expo Dallas 2016: I paid to see a hologram sing and dance and it was phenomenal

Last November, I wrote a piece on Vocaloids and Hatsune Miku, the digital diva that’s currently on a musical tour across North America.  At the time of the writing, I claimed I was not a “true fan” of Miku, as I was more familiar with her association with Domino’s Pizza than her actual...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
The Community continues to provide support for the New Hope Center

The Community continues to provide support for the New Hope Center

Great communities are known by how they care for those in need. Two local companies have recently made substantial financial contributions to the New Hope Center.  The Texar Credit Union employees (shown with Shelter Administrative Assistant Dilliha Brockway) made a donation of...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum Elementary presents poster to Officer Steve Hill

Chisum Elementary presents poster to Officer Steve Hill

Officer Steve Hill displays the poster Pre-K students at Chisum Elementary presented to him at their recent Career Day. Pictured with Officer Hill are Corbin Hudson, Braelyn Emeyabbi, Nadya Dawson, and Brandy Dawson.  Students signed the poster honoring our law enforcement for Police...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Stone Middle School honors those who serve

Stone Middle School honors those who serve

Stone Middle School’s Junior Crime Stoppers were among those who helped honor local law enforcement officials on Friday. School Resource Officer Daron Dagenhart and Stone Counselor Merita Head took the students to the Police Officer Appreciation Balloon Release at Love Civic Center to...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Texas Main Street to host third annual

Paris Texas Main Street to host third annual "Junk in the Trunk Sale"

Paris Texas Main Street is hosting a third “Junk in the Trunk Sale” in downtown Paris.   Parking spaces around the JJ Culbertson fountain in downtown Paris will be blocked off and leased to potential garage sale and other specialty item vendors. Vendors are encouraged to fill their cars...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com