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PJC offering first police academy in Lamar County

PJC offering first police academy in Lamar County

Paris Junior College is offering its first-ever Police Academy in Lamar County through a partnership with the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office. PJC has offered police academies, but only in Hunt County before now. To accommodate people working full-time, the training will be offered in the...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Inmate Bookings

Tonubbe, Desirae Cherie, Theft Property<$1500 2/More Previous Convictions Emeyabbi, Sherena Lynn, Forgery Financial Instrument; POSS CS PG 1<1G Drug Free Zone; Burglary of Building; Theft Property>=$50<$500 Tennon, Raphael Sanchez, Unl Poss Firearm By Felon; MAN DEL CS PG 1>=1G...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Historic Home For Sale in Paris

Historic Home For Sale in Paris

Remarkable Historic Beauty. Home features hardwood floors, two fireplaces, new heating & air units inside and out. Many extras such as crown molding, custom cabinets in the kitchen and breakfast room, arched French doors with beveled glass and arched front entry doors. Home also features a...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Three Arrested During Early Morning Hours

Three Arrested During Early Morning Hours

Paris Police were dispatched to a warrant arrest in the 1100 block of NW 13th Street at about 2:16 am on December 16, 2014. It was reported that Robert Bryan Finch  (pictured right) was at that address and had an outstanding felony warrant for his arrest. Once in the residence, Paris Police...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Man Arrested Monday on Two Felony Warrants

Man Arrested Monday on Two Felony Warrants

Shawn Laray Lindley, 33, of Paris, was located at about 2:04 P.M. on Monday, December 15, 2014 in the 700 block of Bonham Street and placed under arrest on two felony warrants. The warrants charged Lindley with a parole violation and a Lamar County warrant for manufacturing or delivering a...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Tips from Public Lead to Suspects Arrest

Tips from Public Lead to Suspects Arrest

Lamar County Crime Stoppers published the Crime of the Week on December 12, 2014 featuring a case involving a stolen vehicle from a business in Hwy 271 North. Within a few hours after the fearture was published, the Lamar County Auto Theft Task Force received information about the suspect and...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Prairiland 7th & 8th Grade Boys sweep Hooks

Prairiland 7th & 8th Grade Boys sweep Hooks

The Prairiland 7th grade boys move to 4-0 on the season with a 23-5 win over Hooks Monday night. Kedryn Browner led with 8 points, followed closely by Pablo Peralta with 7 points, Michael Sikes had 2, and Tiawa Kruse had 1 point. The 7th grade Patriots are 3-1 on the season. They beat Hooks...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Christmas Surprises Awaits North Lamar Angels

Christmas Surprises Awaits North Lamar Angels

Adopting angels from North Lamar’s Christmas tree is an event anticipated by the district each year.  Whether it’s choosing an angel off the tree or buying an extra turkey or canned food item, North Lamar looks forward to this annual event as a way of taking care of their own.   This...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Donates Coats to Lamar County Head Start

PJC Donates Coats to Lamar County Head Start

Student organizations, faculty and staff of Paris Junior College donated 47 coats to Lamar County Head Start just in time for cold weather recently, and one PJC student group donated enough hats and gloves to go with them. The in-kind donation was worth nearly $1,500, according to Head...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Roxton ISD School Board Votes to Bring Back Football

Roxton ISD School Board Votes to Bring Back Football

Last night, the Roxton ISD School Board voted 5-0 to bring back a football program to the District. In a phone call to Roxton ISD Superintendent Trevor Rogers, he stated, “We are excited about the possibilities. Our students have showed interest, and we are proud to provide the...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Obituaries for Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Gene Svoboda, 70, of Blossom passed away Friday, December 12, 2014 in Paris. He and his wife had been residents of Lamar County for the past four years.  He was born on January 3, 1944 in Alliance, Ohio a son of John Svoboda & Bettie Grace Svoboda. Gene owned and operated Magnum...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Chamber of Commerce Seeks New President/CEO

Lamar County Chamber of Commerce Seeks New President/CEO

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce has posted the job opening for a new President/CEO. Those interested in applying for the position should contact Steve Keywood, Chairman, Lamar County Chamber of Commerce at chamber@paristexas.com. Below are the qualifications they are seeking in a...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 12/15/2014

Paris PD Arrests on 12/15/2014

The Paris Police Department responded to 87 calls for service and arrested seven individuals on Monday, December 15, 2014. Jackson, Garett Chace, 24, Open Container Lindley, Shawn Laray, 32, MAN DEL CS PG 1<1G Drug Free Zone; Parole Violation Warrant Oloughlin, Timothy James, 36, Parole...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Jost, Ike Steven, MTR/Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or more Jackson, Garett Chace, Open Container Wilson, Colton Ernest, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Lindley, Shawn Laray, Violation of Parole, MAN DEL CS PG 1<1G, Drug Free Zone O’Loughlin, Timothy James, Violation of Parole Montgomery,...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra