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Ron Gardenhire visits PJC baseball team

Ron Gardenhire visits PJC baseball team

Ron Gardenhire (white shirt) takes a photo with the PJC baseball team. The Paris Junior College baseball team had an unexpected visitor attend a squad game recently.  Former Minnesota Twins manager and 1977 alumnus Ron Gardenhire stopped by to show his wife Carol the campus and...

10/20/2014 by Greg Higgins
High School Bass Fishing Team Wins Tournament

High School Bass Fishing Team Wins Tournament

Mason Hamm of Paris High School and Ty Waggoner of North Lamar High School, representing the Lamar County High School Bass Fishing Team, won the Texas High School Bass Association (THSBA) tournament at Lake O’ the Pines on October 4. Paris, TX – The Lamar County High School Bass Fishing...

10/20/2014 by Greg Higgins
New Chromebooks Help with Math Test Skills

New Chromebooks Help with Math Test Skills

Stone Middle School eighth grade students recently began using Chromebooks to help enhance their math scores.  Chromebooks are a new type of computer designed to get things done faster and easier. They run Chrome OS, an operating system that has multiple layers of security, cloud storage, and...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Looking For Robbery Suspect

Paris Police Looking For Robbery Suspect

Paris Police are looking for a suspected robber, in a burglary that happened last Friday. At 12:52 A.M. on Friday, October 17, 2014, Paris Police responded to a robbery at 2610 N Main Street. Police were advised that a tall, slender, black male entered the store at 12:47 A.M. brandishing a...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept Weekend Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept Weekend Bookings

Twenty individuals were booked into the Lamar County Jail this past weekend. Johnson, Michael Ravon, Evading Arrest Detention; Resist Arrest, Search or Transport Hollomon, Jeffrey James, CCC/Driving While Intoxicated White, Forrest Keith, Jr. Violate Bond/Protective Order; Tamper w/Witness;...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Two Women Arrested At Walmart with Drugs

Two Women Arrested At Walmart with Drugs

Angela Denise Gaines Paris Police responded to Wal-Mart at about 1:05 A.M. on October 18, 2014 in reference to suspicious activity. It was reported that several subjects had been inside the store yelling for a female and the subjects appeared to be under the influence of an unknown substance....

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
New Online Voting Tool that List the Candidates on Your Sample Ballot

New Online Voting Tool that List the Candidates on Your Sample Ballot

The County Elections Administrator, Russ Towers,  posted a brand new feature on the Lamar County Elections page that will allow you to see your actual sample ballot down to the precinct races. If you go to www.lamarcountyelections.com you will find Polling Locations, Candidates Lists, and the...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Jr. High Football Results

Paris Jr. High Football Results

The Paris Jr. High Wildcat 7th grade white football team traveled to Denison last Tuesday evening and played the Yellowjackets. The Wildcats won 26-0. Duentre Adamson had 2 touchdowns, Montrel McCarty and Kentavious Johnson each had a touchdown as well. Kentavious Johnson had  a 2 point...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
4th Annual Paris Antique Fair Raises Money for Downtown

4th Annual Paris Antique Fair Raises Money for Downtown

Downtown Paris saw the 4th annual Paris Antique Fair the weekend of October 13th.  The event, held at the Gibraltar Hotel this year, was a fundraiser for downtown bathrooms that are part of the new park project in the parking lot of First Methodist Church. This was the first year the event was...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Paris PD Weekend Arrests

Between October 17th and 19th, 2014, Paris Police responded to 327 calls for service and arrested 13 persons. Christian, Joseph Lee, 18, Public Intoxication Elrod, Layla Mashell, 29, Possession Marijuana<2oz Escalante, Enrique Obdulio, Driving While Intoxicated Finch, Cedric Gwen, 24,...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Crime Stoppers Wins Award at State Conference

Lamar County Crime Stoppers Wins Award at State Conference

Lamar County Crime Stoppers received an award for the “Most cases Cleared and Greatest Dollar Recovered” for communities with a  population  of 25,001 up to 50,000  while attending the 26th annual Texas Crime Stoppers Conference in Beaumont October 8-10, 2014. Attending from Lamar...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom House in Wellington

Four Bedroom House in Wellington

Well maintained home with wood floor in living and dining areas. Abundant tile flooring in kitchen, breakfast , baths and utility. high ceilings , garden tub on master, 4th bedroom could be used as bonus room, game room media room etc. But does have walk in closet . over sized patio and...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Monday, October 20, 2014

Obituaries for Monday, October 20, 2014

David C. Kennedy, 59, of Paris, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Dubuis Hospital Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled memorial services for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22nd, at The Cowboy Church with Duane Hamil officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday at...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Breast Cancer Awareness Pinktober

Breast Cancer Awareness Pinktober

Support Pinktober – Breast Cancer Awareness month – with these fashionable pink extensions.  Contact Tracy at Tanglz today. 903-495-8725 ...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra