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Man Assaults Another Man with an Ashtray

Man Assaults Another Man with an Ashtray

Paris Police responded to the intersection of NW 3rd street and Graham Street in reference to an assault. Officers located a 24 year old male who was bleeding from lacerations to his head. The victim reported to the officers that Jason Ellis had assaulted him with an ashtray at his residence...

05/19/2015 by eParisExtra
City Council Member Sworn In; New Mayor Chosen

City Council Member Sworn In; New Mayor Chosen

Matt Frierson (District 5), Dr. Steve Clifford (District 4) and A.J. Hashmi (District 7) were sworn in as Paris City Council members Monday night during the regular scheduled meeting. In a 4-3 vote Dr. Hashmi was chosen as Mayor.  Sue Lancaster (District 2) was elected mayor pro-tem. ...

05/19/2015 by eParisExtra
Help Name Boat Race and Win Cash

Help Name Boat Race and Win Cash

The Visitors and Convention Council is pleased to announce that the drag boat races are returning to Lake Crook.  Tourism director Becky Semple has worked diligently with the Southern Drag Boat Association (SBDA), the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Paris to bring back the...

05/19/2015 by eParisExtra
Panthers Split Final Two Games With Van To End Season

Panthers Split Final Two Games With Van To End Season

After a disappointing game 1 loss to Van, North Lamar came into game 2 of the Area Championship need a win to extend the series to a tentatively-scheduled game 3 on Saturday.  The sense of urgency was obvious on Friday night from the first pitch, and it seemed like a repeat of game 1 as Van...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Season Comes to an End Against Athens

Pantherettes Season Comes to an End Against Athens

This wasn’t how the season was supposed to end for the North Lamar Pantherettes. Not here. Not now. Not like this. North Lamar was supposed to keep on competing in the Class 4A softball playoffs. It wasn’t meant to be, however as North Lamar fell to Athens in two games, 4-2 and 6-4. From...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Weekend Inmate Bookings

Twenty six people were booked into the Lamar County Jail over the weekend. Upchurch, Casey Wayne, Theft Property>=$1500<$20K; Theft Property>=$20<$500 by check; Assault Causes Bodily Injury Foiles, Christopher Matthew, CCC/MTR/Assault Causes Bodily Injury Vallanueva, Angelina Marie,...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Color Run Exceeds Expectations

NL Color Run Exceeds Expectations

A span of color was the scene at the starting line of the First Annual North Lamar National Honor Society Color Run held over the weekend.  Beginning at North Lamar High School and meandering through campus, eighty runner participated and help exceed expectations after being postponed a week...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, May 18, 2015

Obituaries for Monday, May 18, 2015

Weldon Gene Miears, 84, of Reno passed away May 15, 2015 in Paris Regional Medical Center. He was born on September 28, 1930 in Wingate, Texas a son of Edgar William and Epsy Mildred Raley Miears. He was an apartment manager, served in the U.S. Army and was a member of Cornerstone Baptist...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris Police responded to 287 calls for service and arrested 26 persons over the past 72 hour period ending at midnight on May 17th, 2015.  The adults arrested include: Bush, Chadwick Max, 45, Disorderly Castillo, Carlos Juan, 44, Agg Assault Date/Family Member/House; Fail to Identify Fugitive...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Stolen Motorcycle Reported

Stolen Motorcycle Reported

Sometime between midnight and 11:30 A.M. on Sunday, May 17, 2015, a motorcycle was reportedly stolen from a residence in the 1400 block of Cedar Street. The complainant described the motorcycle as being a 2000 blue/black/silver Suzuki GSXR 600 Sarad with a cracked windshield and tail fin. The...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Couple sitting in parked car Found with Methamphetamine

Couple sitting in parked car Found with Methamphetamine

Paris Police arrested 23 year old Rodney Dewayne Lester and 26 year old Whitney Brooke Wilkerson (pictured right) in the 1200 block of NE Loop 286 at 11:16 P.M. on Friday, May 15, 2015. Officers located the two sitting in a vehicle on a parking lot and during the investigation of suspicious...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Search Warrant Results in Two Drug Arrests

Search Warrant Results in Two Drug Arrests

Paris Police executed a search warrant to an apartment in the 1500 block of Lamar Avenue at 1:35 P.M. on Friday, May 15, 2015 and allegedly found approximately 7 ounces of marijuana, along with numerous pills that are classified as a controlled substances and drug paraphernalia. Arrested were...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar’s Garrison to Sing at National Conference

North Lamar’s Garrison to Sing at National Conference

Brock Garrison, a sophomore at North Lamar High School, has been selected to sing at the Future Business Leaders Association (FBLA) National Leadership Conference in Chicago, Illinois on June 29.  He will sing the national anthem in front of approximately 12,000 people from all over the...

05/17/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Students Sweep Ceramics at Art Fair

PHS Students Sweep Ceramics at Art Fair

Paris High art students collected several awards for their entries at the recent Paris Art Fair, included a sweep of the top three places in the high school division for ceramics/sculpture. Sophomore Frankie Beard’s ceramic pie-slice container (shown right) top top honors, while senior...

05/17/2015 by eParisExtra