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NL 4th Grader Walks in the Shoes of Her Principal

NL 4th Grader Walks in the Shoes of Her Principal

Hannah Jackson, 4th grader from Aaron Parker, walked a day in the shoes of Principal Tammie Bates after winning the highest bid at the Parker Spring Fling silent auction. Jackson began her day as principal at 7:45 in the morning.  Following closely behind Principal Bates, her day’s duties...

05/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Commercial Building on S. Church Street

Commercial Building on S. Church Street

CITY BLOCK BORDERED ON NORTH BY MISSOURI PACIFIC RR, WEST BY CHURCH ST, SOUTH BY SYCAMORE AND EAST BY 3RD SE. VALUE PRIMARILY IN LAND AND LOCATION. BUILDINGS WITH SOME REPAIRS CAN BE UTILIZED. $350,000. ...

05/23/2015 by eParisExtra
ATPE Presents Scholarships to NL Seniors

ATPE Presents Scholarships to NL Seniors

Cheyenne Whitney and Reily Preston, both 2015 graduates from North Lamar High School, were presented scholarships from the North Lamar Chapter of the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) to help with their post-secondary expenses.  Preston is planning to attend Oklahoma City...

05/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Texas Oncology Sponsors a Survivor's Banquet

Texas Oncology Sponsors a Survivor's Banquet

Texas Oncology will be sponsoring a Relay for Life of Lamar County “Survivor’s Banquet.” The banquet will be held on Thursday, June 18th at 6pm at the First Street Studio, which is located at 16 S.E. 1st Street in downtown Paris, and will be catered by Savory Sisters. RSVP...

05/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Arrest made in Blossom home invasion case

Arrest made in Blossom home invasion case

An arrest was made in the case of a home invasion that happened Wednesday night in the Blossom community, according to Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. On May 21, Lamar County Sheriff Detectives and Precinct One Constable Travis Rhodes arrested a Seqouyah Trey Bailey, a 19-year-old male subject...

05/22/2015 by Josh Allen
Three Bedroom Home on 24.98 Acres

Three Bedroom Home on 24.98 Acres

GRACIOUS SETTING. CUSTOM BUILT BY CHARLES FENDLEY. FORMAL LIVING WITH BUILT-INS AND GAS LOGS. WOOD FLOORING. DEN WITH LOTS OF WINDOWS AND GAS LOGS. GOURMET KITCHEN WITH CORIAN COUNTER-TOPS. DOUBLE OVEN AND LOTS OF CABINETS. MOVABLE ISLAND. BREAKFAST ROOM OVERLOOKS DECK AND PERGOLA ON SIDE...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Thursday, May 21, 2015 the Roxton ISD Board of Trustees announced they were hiring Paul Trull as interim superintendent for the district. In April, Roxton Superintendent Trevor Rogers announced his resignation. Paul Trull was previously the superintendent for the Paris Independent School...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Disaster Declared in Lamar County

Disaster Declared in Lamar County

On Thursday, County Judge Chuck Superville issued a disaster declaration for Lamar County.  The declaration is due to the flash flooding and continuous rainfall the county has experience since early May. More rainfall is expected this weekend with a Flash Flood warning issued for Lamar County...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Justiss Elementary School welcomes Pre-K students

Justiss Elementary School welcomes Pre-K students

Pre-K students from T.G. Givens and Lamar County Head Start annually visit and tour both Justiss and Aikin Elementary Schools to get to know their new home for the next year. Photographed singing the ABC Alphabet Song at Justiss with the pre-k students are Deedre Peck counselor, Renee Elmore...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Home Invasion Wednesday Night in Blossom

Home Invasion Wednesday Night in Blossom

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015 around 11:00 p.m. Lamar County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to South Holley, Street in Blossom in reference to a Burglary of Habitation. The homeowner woke up and found an intruder in her residence. The suspect then fled the residence on foot. The suspect was...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Community Choir Concert Dazzled Audience Monday Night

Community Choir Concert Dazzled Audience Monday Night

On Monday night, the Paris Community Choir presented their annual spring concert. The choir, a feature of the Paris Community Theatre sang a collection of songs that were designed to “put a smile on your face” according to choir director Pat Fowzer. The theme for this year’s concert was...

05/22/2015 by Greg Higgins
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Twelve people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:32 am on May 21st and 1:08am on May 22, 2015. Ginn, Rebecca Diane, MTAG/Assault Public Servant Davis, Christian Wayne, Criminal Nonsupport Cooper, Tosha Dionne, Parent Contributing to Non-Attendance; Fail to Appear Britten, Kera...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Valedictorian and Salutatorian Try Their Hand at Radio

North Lamar Valedictorian and Salutatorian Try Their Hand at Radio

2015 North Lamar Valedictorian Ashlyn Watson and Salutatorian Lindy Norris were D.J.’s for the Day on Paris’s MIX 107.7 radio show from 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday morning.  T hey shared their school experiences and plans to attend college with DJ Angelina. Watson will attend Texas A&M...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Woman Arrested When Found with Altered Prescription at Pharmacy

Paris Woman Arrested When Found with Altered Prescription at Pharmacy

47 year old Julie Ann Risinger, of Paris, was arrested at 10:57 A.M. on Thursday, May 21, 2015 when Paris Police responded to the CVS Pharmacy in the 500 block of Clarksville Street in reference to a fraud. It was found that Risinger had altered a prescription from her physician for a...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra