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North Lamar evens District record with win over Quinlan Ford

North Lamar evens District record with win over Quinlan Ford

(Photo by Adam Routon)Chris Hoffmaster wrapping up the Quinlan Ford quarterback Friday night. Things didn’t start off so well for the North Lamar Panthers (5–2, 1–1) in their second District game of the season. However, they ended nicely as the Panthers were able to defeat Quinlan Ford...

10/19/2014 by Greg Higgins
PHS Choir Students Take 2 of 3 Top Chairs

PHS Choir Students Take 2 of 3 Top Chairs

Paris High School choir students captured two of the three top chairs in the SAB (Soprano-Alto-Baritone) Region Choir and qualified nine students overall during auditions held Saturday at Mount Pleasant. Pictured (from left) on front are first-chair winners sophomore soprano Tieren Gates and...

10/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Long-Term Care Planning: Then and Now

Long-Term Care Planning: Then and Now

When you think about long-term care, what is the first thing that comes to mind? For many, it may be nursing homes or something associated with aging and increasing medical needs. In a broad sense this is appropriate, but much has changed in the last decade or two in regards to long-term care...

10/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Fire & Rescue Teach Fire Safety at Higgins

Paris Fire & Rescue Teach Fire Safety at Higgins

Members of Paris Fire Station 1 along with Sparky, the fire and rescue dog, visited Higgins Elementary to talk to the students about fire safety.   While stopping at each classroom, the firefighters practiced stop, drop and roll with the students and talked about what to do in case of a...

10/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Chisum Elementary Students Honor Cancer Survivors

Chisum Elementary Students Honor Cancer Survivors

Students and staff at Chisum Elementary form an arrow to honor their own cancer survivors, school nurse Kay Landers and first grade teacher Judy Mason.  Arrows always move forward and they celebrated that Nurse Kay and Mrs. Mason have been able to move past cancer and forward in life. ...

10/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Apple’s October 2014 Event: iPad Air 2, Retina 5K iMac, iPad Mini 3, and OS X Yosemite

Apple’s October 2014 Event: iPad Air 2, Retina 5K iMac, iPad Mini 3, and OS X Yosemite

On Thursday, Apple unleashed a mix of new software and hardware upon an audience of press at Apple’s campus in Cupertino, California. Among the new announcements were 2 new iPads, a stunningly high-resolution 5K iMac, and a refresh on the Mac Mini. Software iOS 8.1 iOS 8.1, the first of three...

10/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Week 8 Football Recap

Week 8 Football Recap

Week eight is behind us and we watched two streaks fall Friday night; one losing and one winning. Another team started off slow but ended on the right foot. Princeton 65 Paris High 64 It was a game that was back and forth all night and you had the sense that whoever had the ball last, would win...

10/18/2014 by Greg Higgins
Paris A21 A-Team to host a 'Walk for Freedom' tomorrow

Paris A21 A-Team to host a 'Walk for Freedom' tomorrow

The Paris A21 A-Team will host a Walk for Freedom this Saturday, October 18, from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Downtown Plaza to raise awareness for the awful crime of human-trafficking. The A21 Campaign is a non-profit organization that works to end human trafficking, abolishing the injustice in the...

10/17/2014 by Josh Allen
NLEF Fundraiser Welcomes Bidders and Tailgaters

NLEF Fundraiser Welcomes Bidders and Tailgaters

NLEF Tailgate Auction Committee Shelley Landers, kneeling, Danna Matter, left, and Kristi Head, right, gather around the collection of auction items that will be available for bidding on at the North Lamar Education Foundation Scholarship Fundraiser this Saturday night beginning at 6:00 p.m. at...

10/17/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC student directs for first time with “A Dollar”

PJC student directs for first time with “A Dollar”

A Paris Junior College sophomore student will have her directorial debut when PJC’s drama fraternity, Delta Psi Omega, puts on the play, “A Dollar,” starting Friday, October 17, at the Ray Karrer Theater on the PJC campus. “I’m feeling really excited,” said PJC student and...

10/17/2014 by eParisExtra
PCT Haunted Theatre

PCT Haunted Theatre

The Paris Community Theatre is looking for volunteers to be a part of the annual haunted theatre. Those interested should come to a planning meeting at 6pm on Sunday, October 19th at the Theatre. This year’s Haunted Theatre is a “Nightmare Circus” and will be held Friday,...

10/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Officers Find and Arrest Man Covered in Blood

Officers Find and Arrest Man Covered in Blood

Paris Police were summoned to a disturbance at about 3:50 P.M. on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in the 2900 block of Clarksville Street. Paris Police Officers arrived and immediately located 35 year old Juan Council. Council was observed by the officers to be under the influence of an...

10/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests 10/16/14

Paris PD Arrests 10/16/14

Gaines, Ontarius Dashawn, 19, Speeding (2 cts.) Walters, Kevin Wayne, 26, Motor Vehicle; Fail to Display Driver’s ...

10/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries Friday, October 17th

Obituaries Friday, October 17th

FRANCES EVELYN BRAMLETT, 84, passed from this life on Friday October 10, 2014 at the home of her son Bobby in Wolffort, Texas, where she had moved this past spring following a fall. Following cremation arrangements by Starrett Funeral Home, a memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 PM Sunday...

10/17/2014 by eParisExtra