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Littlest 'J' Come up Big in OT Win at Crosstown Showdown

Littlest 'J' Come up Big in OT Win at Crosstown Showdown

Just before the start of Saturday’s 71-59 overtime win over crosstown rival North Lamar in the Wildcat Gym, a Paris High student waving a homemade sign tried to get the home crowd to join him in a chant of “J-Squad.” He was referencing, of course, the starting five of the 8th-ranked Cats...

02/08/2016 by Tim Taylor
Paris PD Weekend Arrest Report

Paris PD Weekend Arrest Report

Fourteen people were arrested by the Paris Police Department 2/5/16 – 2/7/16. Bills, Kaugena Lucette, 37, Theft Property<$2500 2/more previous Geurin, Matthew Allen, 26, Fail to Maintain; Fail to Display Driver’s; Fail to Appear Non Traffic Hodges, Kevin Daniel, 31, MTR...

02/08/2016 by eParisExtra
Using the Power of Eminent Domain is on Paris City Council Agenda

Using the Power of Eminent Domain is on Paris City Council Agenda

The Paris City Council will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, February 8, 2016 at the City Council Chamber, located at 107 E. Kaufman Street.  The meeting is open to the public. A resolution is on the agenda for the City of Paris to use the power of eminent domain to acquire the...

02/07/2016 by eParisExtra
Boy Scouts Help with Painting Floor at the Downtown Food Pantry

Boy Scouts Help with Painting Floor at the Downtown Food Pantry

Boy Scouts Troop 11 were recently at the Downtown Food Pantry, helping them get ready for their “re-dedication.” The boys scouts helped repaint the floor of the pantry. Pictured are:  Kris Kirby, Nathaniel Achord, Jacob Mathis, Steven Beggs, Donato Curvino, Paxton Roden and Sam...

02/07/2016 by eParisExtra
Pyro Playfest:

Pyro Playfest: "Deep in the Heart of Texas"

Paris Junior College Department of Drama is looking for new works to consider for its upcoming 2nd Annual New Play Festival – Pyro Playfest: “Deep in the Heart of Texas.” The new play festival will be April 14-17, 2016. They are seeking 20 minute or less, unpublished plays...

02/07/2016 by eParisExtra
Dazzling Shirts to Celebrate 100 Day of School

Dazzling Shirts to Celebrate 100 Day of School

Kayri Williams and Addison Mayfield, students in Teresa Niblett’s kindergarten class at Aaron Parker Elementary, celebrate 100 Days of School by wearing their bedazzling shirts garnished with 100 buttons and golden jewels.   ...

02/07/2016 by eParisExtra
Annual Lamar Point VFD BBQ Fundraiser Dinner

Annual Lamar Point VFD BBQ Fundraiser Dinner

The Annual Lamar Point VFD BBQ Fundraiser Dinner will be held Saturday, February 13th at 5pm. The all-you-can-eat dinner is $7 for adults and $3 for ages 5-10. Children under 5 eat free. There will also be door prizes as well as a silent and live auction. The BBQ Fundraiser dinner will be held...

02/07/2016 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom Home on 5.6 Acres

Four Bedroom Home on 5.6 Acres

THIS IS A LARGE HOME SITTING HIGH ON A HILL OVER LOOKING THE 5+ ACRES. IT NEEDS SOME TLC. Chisum ISD. $130,000. ...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
NLHS Presents a Night of Academia

NLHS Presents a Night of Academia

North Lamar High School students will present a Night of Academia on Monday, February 29, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  Students will showcase the quality of work being produced in the classroom for family and friends by displaying and explaining the projects...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
The Mother-Son Superhero Night at Northeast Texas Children's Museum

The Mother-Son Superhero Night at Northeast Texas Children's Museum

The Mother-Son Superhero Night is February 27, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the Northeast Texas Children’s Museum. This is a wonderful event for mothers and sons to enjoy the evening together in a Super Hero Night theme. The museum is located at 2501 Hwy 24 in Commerce, TX. For more information...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
Take your valentine to Love on the Square

Take your valentine to Love on the Square

Saturday, February 13th, take your valentine to an amazing evening downtown at The Loft at One Twenty-Three.  Tickets are $25 per person for an night of dancing and desserts by Paris Bakery.  Music by Luke Pell, you won’t want to miss it! Click on the poster above or go to...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC Releases Certified List of Fall Graduates

PJC Releases Certified List of Fall Graduates

Some 200 students participated in the fall graduation ceremony at Paris Junior College held Dec. 18, 2015. This was the third year a fall graduation was held to accommodate more students at PJC. After the processional entered the Hunt Center, Phi Theta Kappa president Joel Mutchler gave the...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Appraisal District Reminds Businesses to Render their Taxable Property by April 15

Lamar County Appraisal District Reminds Businesses to Render their Taxable Property by April 15

If you own tangible personal property that is used to produce income, you must file a rendition with the Lamar County Appraisal District by April 15, 2016. A rendition is a report that lists all the taxable property you owned on January 1st of this year. Property includes inventory and...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
PCT Presents

PCT Presents "Stage Combat Camp"

Paris Community Theatre is proud to partner with National Recognized Stage Combat Instructor Orion Couling to bring you a weekend that packs a real punch.  Stage Combat Camp will be held at the PCT Centre (115 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris) March 4th-6th. During this three day...

02/05/2016 by eParisExtra