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Paris High Posts Twin Soccer Shutouts

Paris High Posts Twin Soccer Shutouts

The Paris High varsity soccer teams opened District 11-4A soccer action with a pair of shutouts over Bonham Friday night at Wildcat Stadium.  Their pathways to the twin wins were polar opposite. The Lady Cats (7-8-1) scored 3 goals within the opening 5 minutes of each half on their way to a...

02/23/2015 by Tim Taylor
PJC Dragons Lose 4-2 to Howard Despite Early Lead

PJC Dragons Lose 4-2 to Howard Despite Early Lead

Dragons came out firing, but couldn’t hang on to the lead, ending up on the losing side of a 4-2 ballgame against Howard on Saturday. While Dragons led until the sixth inning, Howard worked its way back and took the lead on a two-run double by Eaton. Howard was sparked by Young and Eaton,...

02/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Panthers Upset Princeton to Open District Soccer

Panthers Upset Princeton to Open District Soccer

The North Lamar Panthers carried a seven-game winning streak into Friday night’s matchup against Princeton. Heading into the district opener, the Panthers knew they would be put to the test as Princeton came into the match undefeated and ranked number six in the state. Coach Aaron Welch...

02/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Citizens Try to Stop the Unnecessary Pruning of Crape Myrtle Trees

Citizens Try to Stop the Unnecessary Pruning of Crape Myrtle Trees

Several groups in town are trying to halt the “butchering” of the Crape Myrtle trees. A plea went out in last month’s newsletter of the Paris Golf and Country Club educating members of proper pruning techniques.  And members of the Paris Garden & Study Club also sent a...

02/23/2015 by eParisExtra
School Cancelled

School Cancelled

Paris ISD, Prairiland ISD, Roxton ISD, North Lamar ISD, Chisum ISD and all three PJC campuses will be closed Monday due to inclement weather. ...

02/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Early lead gives Dragons victory over NEOSHO, 17-2

Early lead gives Dragons victory over NEOSHO, 17-2

Dragons jumped out to an early lead on NEOSHO and captured a 17-2 victory on Saturday. The game was decided quickly as Dragons exerted its will early with seven runs in the first three innings. A two-run single by Jessica Jones, an RBI double by Alexa Anzaldua, a groundout by Brooke January, an...

02/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Lifters Win 4 Events at Own Meet

Paris Lifters Win 4 Events at Own Meet

Liberty-Eylau won both boys and girls divisions of the annual Paris Powerlifting Invitational held Thursday in the Wildcat Gym.  Meanwhile, Paris lifters came away with 4 event wins. Senior Kendall Alexander (220s), junior Dennis Coleman (242s), and senior Qurdale Huff (super heavyweight) won...

02/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning

The city of Paris and Lamar County are under a Winter Storm Warning from Sunday, February 22nd at 6pm until Monday, February 23rd at 6pm. A wintry mix is expected overnight with a low of 27 and a 90% chance of precipitation, mainly sleet with some freezing rain.  Monday’s high is only...

02/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Sunday, February 22, 2015

Obituaries for Sunday, February 22, 2015

Pearl Stegall, 89, of Lubbock, previously of Paris, passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015, at Carillon House.Funeral services have been set for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 25, at the Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home chapel, with Administrative Bishop of Texas Churches of God Les Higgins of...

02/22/2015 by eParisExtra
K-9 Sadie Visits NL's Bailey Intermediate GT Class

K-9 Sadie Visits NL's Bailey Intermediate GT Class

Paris Firefighter Matthew Jones spoke to the Bailey Intermediate 5th grade Gifted and Talented students about his job as an arson dog trainer and handler.  During a brown bag lunch, Shelly Biven’s students learned what Jones does as an arson dog specialist.  Once a GT student at Bailey and...

02/22/2015 by eParisExtra

"5 Women Wearing the Same Dress" Comes to PCT

Paris Community Theatre is presenting the hilarious play “5 Women Wearing the Same Dress” March 13-15 and March 19-22. The play, set in Knoxville Tennessee focuses on five identically clad bridesmaids who are hiding out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid...

02/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Posts Twin Soccer Shutouts

Paris Posts Twin Soccer Shutouts

The Paris High varsity soccer teams opened District 11-4A soccer action with a pair of shutouts over Bonham Friday night at Wildcat Stadium.  Their pathways to the twin wins were polar opposite. The Lady Cats (7-8-1) scored 3 goals within the opening 5 minutes of each half on their way to a...

02/21/2015 by Tim Taylor
Paris Routs No. 24 Princeton to Go 32-0

Paris Routs No. 24 Princeton to Go 32-0

In Shaquille O’Neal’s heydey, opposing coaches employed the “Hack-a-Shaq” strategy in an attempt to limit the big center’s offensive productivity.  Saturday in the Wildcat Gym, the Princeton Panthers used an aggressive defensive stance against the Paris Wildcats...

02/21/2015 by Tim Taylor
Paris Main Street Announces

Paris Main Street Announces "Movies in the Park" Line Up

Summer 2015 may seem like a long way away, but Paris Main Street already has the line up picked for this summer’s Movies in the Park. June 11th — Big Hero 6 June 18 — Maleficient June 25– Divergent July 9 — Happy Feet July 16 — Little Rascals July 23 —...

02/21/2015 by eParisExtra