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Obituaries for Tuesday, October 21

Obituaries for Tuesday, October 21

LAURA JEAN BELL GIBSON, 88, of Paris, passed peacefully from this life on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Paris Regional Medical Center.  Starrett Funeral Home will conduct funeral services at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Lamar Avenue Church of Christ, with Patrick Cannon...

10/21/2014 by eParisExtra
First Day Voting Results

First Day Voting Results

Yesterday marked the first day of Early Voting in Lamar County for the 2014 November General Election. With over 29,500 Registered Voters in Lamar County, more of them came out on the first day of Early Voting for this Mid-Term Cycle than they did in the 2010 Mid-Term Cycle. According to the...

10/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrest on 10/20/14

Paris PD Arrest on 10/20/14

There was only one adult arrest by the Paris Police Department on Monday, October 20th. That individual was Terrance Deangelo, 32, for a parole violation warrant. ...

10/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Haunted Places in Texas Art Show at Plaza Gallery

Haunted Places in Texas Art Show at Plaza Gallery

Want to get into the Halloween “spirit”? Come by the Plaza Art Gallery for it “Haunted Places in Texas” art show featuring works by the Southwestern Watercolor Society. The exhibit opens Thursday and runs through November 15th. The Plaza Art Gallery is located on the...

10/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris High School Blue Blazes Wildcat Band advances to area marching competition

Paris High School Blue Blazes Wildcat Band advances to area marching competition

The Paris High School Blue Blazes Wildcat Band marched away victoriously from the Northeast Texas Marching Festival on October 11, 2014. The band earned a division one rating, the drum majors received a division one rating, percussion received a division one rating, and color guard received a...

10/21/2014 by eParisExtra
PEDC Special Called Meeting on Thursday, October 23

PEDC Special Called Meeting on Thursday, October 23

Steve Grubbs, PEDC Chair The Paris Economic Development Corporation has called a Special Meeting on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 1:30pm. The only item on the agenda is to convene into Executive Session. The agenda reads that the Board will go into closed session to discuss and deliberate the...

10/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Ron Gardenhire visits PJC baseball team

Ron Gardenhire visits PJC baseball team

Ron Gardenhire (white shirt) takes a photo with the PJC baseball team. The Paris Junior College baseball team had an unexpected visitor attend a squad game recently.  Former Minnesota Twins manager and 1977 alumnus Ron Gardenhire stopped by to show his wife Carol the campus and...

10/20/2014 by Greg Higgins
High School Bass Fishing Team Wins Tournament

High School Bass Fishing Team Wins Tournament

Mason Hamm of Paris High School and Ty Waggoner of North Lamar High School, representing the Lamar County High School Bass Fishing Team, won the Texas High School Bass Association (THSBA) tournament at Lake O’ the Pines on October 4. Paris, TX – The Lamar County High School Bass Fishing...

10/20/2014 by Greg Higgins
New Chromebooks Help with Math Test Skills

New Chromebooks Help with Math Test Skills

Stone Middle School eighth grade students recently began using Chromebooks to help enhance their math scores.  Chromebooks are a new type of computer designed to get things done faster and easier. They run Chrome OS, an operating system that has multiple layers of security, cloud storage, and...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Looking For Robbery Suspect

Paris Police Looking For Robbery Suspect

Paris Police are looking for a suspected robber, in a burglary that happened last Friday. At 12:52 A.M. on Friday, October 17, 2014, Paris Police responded to a robbery at 2610 N Main Street. Police were advised that a tall, slender, black male entered the store at 12:47 A.M. brandishing a...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept Weekend Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept Weekend Bookings

Twenty individuals were booked into the Lamar County Jail this past weekend. Johnson, Michael Ravon, Evading Arrest Detention; Resist Arrest, Search or Transport Hollomon, Jeffrey James, CCC/Driving While Intoxicated White, Forrest Keith, Jr. Violate Bond/Protective Order; Tamper w/Witness;...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Two Women Arrested At Walmart with Drugs

Two Women Arrested At Walmart with Drugs

Angela Denise Gaines Paris Police responded to Wal-Mart at about 1:05 A.M. on October 18, 2014 in reference to suspicious activity. It was reported that several subjects had been inside the store yelling for a female and the subjects appeared to be under the influence of an unknown substance....

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
New Online Voting Tool that List the Candidates on Your Sample Ballot

New Online Voting Tool that List the Candidates on Your Sample Ballot

The County Elections Administrator, Russ Towers,  posted a brand new feature on the Lamar County Elections page that will allow you to see your actual sample ballot down to the precinct races. If you go to www.lamarcountyelections.com you will find Polling Locations, Candidates Lists, and the...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Jr. High Football Results

Paris Jr. High Football Results

The Paris Jr. High Wildcat 7th grade white football team traveled to Denison last Tuesday evening and played the Yellowjackets. The Wildcats won 26-0. Duentre Adamson had 2 touchdowns, Montrel McCarty and Kentavious Johnson each had a touchdown as well. Kentavious Johnson had  a 2 point...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra