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Paris City Council to Hold Special Session on Thursday

Paris City Council to Hold Special Session on Thursday

Paris City Council The Paris City Council will meet in special session on Thursday, September 18th at 5:15pm. The Council will hold a second public hearing on the City’s proposal to increase tax revenues from the preceding tax year and to set the tax rate for 2014. Also on the agenda is...

09/14/2014 by eParisExtra
Wildcat Mistakes Lead to First Loss of Year, 51-41

Wildcat Mistakes Lead to First Loss of Year, 51-41

(Photo by Bill Higgins)Paris Defense tried to contain highly-ranked Chapel Hill in Tyler on Friday night. Two schools known for their team speed put on a marathon track meet Friday night at Tyler Chapel Hill Bulldog Stadium that wasn’t decided until a failed 4th-and-6 gamble by the Paris...

09/14/2014 by Tim Taylor
Multi-Family Duplex - Great Rental Property

Multi-Family Duplex - Great Rental Property

Investors take a look! 2/1brick dueplex in Reno. High traffic area in North Lamar ISD. $99,500. ...

09/13/2014 by eParisExtra
Two Speakers Come to Paris to Address Concerns over Nation's Highways

Two Speakers Come to Paris to Address Concerns over Nation's Highways

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a presentation  regarding the nation’s highway infrastructure on September 22nd at 5pm at 8 West Plaza in downtown Paris. The keynote speaker will be  author and speaker Dan McNichol of Boston, who has published four books on the...

09/13/2014 by eParisExtra
High School Football Week Three Recap

High School Football Week Three Recap

Week three of the High School Football season is behind us, with three of the local teams in action. The Chisum Mustangs had their bye week, but the North Lamar Panthers, Paris High Wildcats and Prairiland Patriots were all in action. Prairiland 29 – Clarksville 19 After starting out on...

09/13/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
North Lamar holds off an S & S comeback to remain Undefeated

North Lamar holds off an S & S comeback to remain Undefeated

(Photo by Adam Routon)North Lamar offense in the huddle prior to the opening play in Friday night’s win against S & S. Sadler, TX – It wasn’t pretty by any stretch of the imagination but a win is a win and the North Lamar Panthers (3–0) will take the 24 – 22 victory...

09/13/2014 by Greg Higgins - Sports Editor
Home on 164 Acres

Home on 164 Acres

DAIRY FARMERS DELIGHT. THIS 164 AC FARM IS LOCATED JUST MINUTES FROM TOWN. PROPERTY HAS A 2/2 HOME WITH PIE SHOP, FIVE PONDS, SEVERAL BARNS, SILO AND OLD DAIRY BARN, SEVERAL FENCED AREAS LOCATED ON THE PROPERTY. Chisum ISD. ...

09/12/2014 by eParisExtra
U.S. Marshals Arrest Texoma Man in Paris

U.S. Marshals Arrest Texoma Man in Paris

U.S. Marshals arrested a Texoma man wanted on drug charges in Paris earlier this week. On Wednesday, Christopher Scott Anderson, 48, was arrested at the Evening Side apartments, on Bonham Street, by U.S. Marshals The agents were assisted by the Paris PD and the Lamar County Sherriff’s...

09/12/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Residents Remember 9/11 with Silent Parade

Paris Residents Remember 9/11 with Silent Parade

Silent parade in memorial to the tragedy of September 11 (Photo by Josh Allen, eParisExtra) Paris remembered the 13th anniversary of the attacks on September 11, 2001 with a silent parade yesterday. Despite the rain, the parade route began at the Lamar County Fairgrounds, circled around the...

09/12/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituary for Friday, September 12th

Obituary for Friday, September 12th

Leon Michael Duplechan, 70 of Arthur City, Texas passed away September 4, 2014. A Funeral Mass has been set for Friday, September 12, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church with Father Anthony Stoeppel as celebrant. Visitation will be on Friday at the church from 2:30 P.M....

09/12/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 9/11/2014

Paris PD Arrests on 9/11/2014

The Paris Police Department arrested four yesterday. Adults arrested include: Coleman, Leslie Lee, 29, Theft Property>=$50<$500 Foster, James Dustin, 22, Fishing Without a License Squires, Courtney Leigh, 27, Public Intoxication; Possession of Drug; Poss Marijuana<2oz; Poss CS PG...

09/12/2014 by eParisExtra
Rare Respiratory Illness hits the Midwest, Are We Next? By Chris Prakash, MD

Rare Respiratory Illness hits the Midwest, Are We Next? By Chris Prakash, MD

Dr. Chris Prakash, eParisExtra columnist Q: My 7 year old son has had a cold for the last few days. How do I know that he does not have the same respiratory illness that has hospitalized children across the midwest? A: Obviously you have heard about the respiratory illness that has affected...

09/12/2014 by eParisExtra
Best Live Irish Music Ever - Tomorrow Night

Best Live Irish Music Ever - Tomorrow Night

Enjoy a rare treat as one of the best Irish folksingers performs live here in Paris at the Listening Room at That Guy’s Coffee this Saturday night.  Tickets are only $15 and are available by clicking on the poster above.  Doors open at 7pm and the music starts at 7:30pm.  Don’t...

09/12/2014 by eParisExtra
J.B. - the modern retelling of the biblical story of Job - premieres at PCT this weekend

J.B. - the modern retelling of the biblical story of Job - premieres at PCT this weekend

Nickles (left), played by Jess Micah Halbert, takes on the role of Satan as Mr. Zuss (right), played by Mike Risinger, assumes the role of God in the play-within-a-play retelling of the biblical story of the faithfulness of Job. Paris Community Theatre will premiere its rendition of the classic...

09/11/2014 by Josh Allen