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Obituaries for Sunday, November 23, 2014

Obituaries for Sunday, November 23, 2014

Myra Faye Cochran (Sue) Smith, 90, of Paris passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014 at her residence. She was born on August 27, 1924 in Taylortown, Texas a daughter of Wiley and Norah Graham Cochran. Mrs. Cochran accepted Christ as a young girl and was a homemaker. She loved to garden and...

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Valerie Ann Copeland Arrested on Narcotics Warrant

Valerie Ann Copeland Arrested on Narcotics Warrant

29 year old Valerie Ann Copeland, of Paris, was arrested on a warrant at about 10:24 P.M. on  Thursday, November 20, 2014 at her residence in the 1000 block of NE 11th Street. The warrant stemmed from an investigation that began in October when Copeland was involved in a sale of narcotics....

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Man Arrested on Outstanding Drug Warrant After Car Accident

Man Arrested on Outstanding Drug Warrant After Car Accident

On Thursday, November 20th at about 6:08pm, David Charles Cekalske, 28, of Blossom was arrested on a Tarrant County warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance. Cekalske was involved in an accident in the 3800 block of Lamar Ave when officers learned of the warrant....

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra

"Polly the Food Snob" Book Signing at Olive Paris

A book signing for “Polly The Food Snob Meets Olive Paris” is scheduled for Saturday, November 29, from noon until 7:00 at Olive Paris, located at 115 S. Main Street in downtown Paris, Texas. “This is my second cookbook,” says Polly Holladay, “and this time the...

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Antique Fair nets $8,000 for downtown restrooms

Antique Fair nets $8,000 for downtown restrooms

(L to R) Greg Wilson, PDA President, Melissa Gordon PDA Board Member, Missy Starnes, Main Street Board Member, Kari Daniel, PDA Board Member, Glee Emmitt,  Main Street Board Member, Janet Green, Paris Antique Fair founder The Paris Downtown Association (PDA) has donated the proceeds of the...

11/23/2014 by eParisExtra

"Songs of the Season"

The annual choir concert “Songs of the Seasons” presented by the Paris Community Theatre and Paris Community Choir is Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 7:30pm at East Paris Baptist Church. Featured choirs include the Paris Community Choir, the Parish High School Chorale, and the North...

11/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Powderly Community Thanksgiving Feast

Powderly Community Thanksgiving Feast

A free Thanksgiving Feast will be served on Thanksgiving Day, November 27th from 11am-1pm at the Aaron Parker Elementary Cafeteria in Powderly. This free meal, music and fellowship is sponsored by the Community of Powderly and surrounding area churches. ...

11/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Wildcats Defeat Sanger in Area Round Playoffs

Paris Wildcats Defeat Sanger in Area Round Playoffs

(Photo by Adam Routon)Quez Allen breaks up the middle for a 79 yard touchdown run Friday night. Denison – For the second week in a row, the Paris Wildcats jumped on their opponent early. Last week, Paris shocked the seventh-ranked Van Vandals and this week it was the Sanger Indians....

11/22/2014 by Greg Higgins
Local Garden Club Meets on North Lamar Campus

Local Garden Club Meets on North Lamar Campus

North Lamar High School Floral Design and Horticulture instructor, Jennifer Clark, had members of the Green Thumb Garden Club meet in her classroom for their November meeting.  Clark showed the garden club members what her students use to make wreaths, corsages and arrangements.  The club,...

11/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Central Presbyterian Day School's Christmas with Santa

Central Presbyterian Day School's Christmas with Santa

The 10th annual Christmas with Santa fundraiser is set for 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, December 7th, at Central Presbyterian Day School. Activities include food, games, holiday crafts, carolers, carriage rides and a silent auction. Photographer Larry McGee will be on site to take pictures with Santa...

11/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Lakes Medical Center breaks ground; Click for photos

Paris Lakes Medical Center breaks ground; Click for photos

After years in the making and a constant wonder surrounding the proposed new development on Paris’ southeast Loop, citizens are now seeing some movement, as the project is beginning the initial phases of construction, and it appears that the years of work to get to to this point have paid...

11/22/2014 by Josh Allen
Wildcats Win to continue playoff advance

Wildcats Win to continue playoff advance

Wildcats make their entrance … (Photo for eParisExtra by Bill Higgins) Paris Wildcats beat Sanger last night in Denison 28-16.  They will now play Liberty Eylau in the next round of the playoffs.  More to follow. ...

11/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Christmas in Fair Park

Christmas in Fair Park

The 25th Annual “Christmas in Fair Park” will be December 5th and 6th at the Lamar County Fairgrounds. The event features four building of holiday décor, arts and craft, gifts, food concessions and children’s entertainment. There will also be pictures with Santa in the...

11/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Citizens Police Academy Class of 2014 Graduates

Citizens Police Academy Class of 2014 Graduates

After 10 weeks of study and interaction with officers of the Paris Police Department, 23 citizens completed the 7th Citizens Police Academy held since 2009. Beginning on September 16th, the students attended weekly classes held on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 9 PM. During the course, students...

11/21/2014 by eParisExtra