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The rain clouds opened up - and love poured down for T.R.E.A.T.

The rain clouds opened up - and love poured down for T.R.E.A.T.

Not even a thunderstorm could stop Saturday morning’s “Farm to Table” Fundraiser for Tailored Rides Equine Assisted Therapy (T.R.E.A.T.). Photo:  Executive Director Taylor Sandoval, client James Davis and other volunteers didn’t let a little rain dampen the success of their...

08/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Shots fired into residence - male charged with felony deadly conduct

Shots fired into residence - male charged with felony deadly conduct

On August 19, 2016 at 1:43 p.m. Paris Police responded to a shots fired call in the 2100 block of Bonham St. Officers were told that a subject in a white passenger car had been firing a pistol at a light colored pick-up. Officers found where two bullets had struck a nearby home.  No one was...

08/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris PD arrest report August 22, 2016

Paris PD arrest report August 22, 2016

Abreu, Angelica Marie – Fail to display driver’s license, Expired motor vehicle registration, Speeding, Fail to display driver’s license, Fail to appear non traffic, Violate promise to appear Butler, David Thomas – Fail to maintain financial responsibility, Fail to...

08/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County teachers start the school year off right thanks to Everett Toyota

Lamar County teachers start the school year off right thanks to Everett Toyota

Each year as August rolls around, parents and kids rush around to buy new school clothing, back to school supplies, pick up schedules and anticipate today; the first day of school. Teachers also rush to make sure they are prepared for the first day of class with new room decor, extra supplies...

08/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
DPS Graduates 95 New Texas State Troopers

DPS Graduates 95 New Texas State Troopers

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) was joined by the Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) on Friday as the department commissioned 95 men and women as the state’s newest Highway Patrol Troopers. PSC Commissioner Manny Flores was the keynote speaker during the Class B-2016 recruit...

08/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Sheriff's inmate booking report August 22, 2016

Lamar County Sheriff's inmate booking report August 22, 2016

18 people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between the hours of 11:51 a.m. on August 19, 2016 and 3:03 a.m. on August 21, 2016. Reynolds, Laura Denise – MTAG-Assault casues bodily inj family violence, MTAG/Unl restraint, theft <$100, MTAG-Interfer w/emergency call Crow, Timothy...

08/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Female picked up on outstanding warrant

Female picked up on outstanding warrant

On August 19, 2016 at 7:46 a.m. Paris Police made contact with Audra Gandy in the 300 block of NE 6th. Gandy was found to have an outstanding warrant for unauthorized absence from a correctional facility. Gandy was placed under arrest for the warrant.   ...

08/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Ladycats win more tournament hardware

Ladycats win more tournament hardware

The Paris Ladycats varsity volleyball team brought back another piece of hardware from tournament play over the weekend and climbed to the .500 season mark in the process.  The Ladycats, now 7-7, travel to Leonard on Tuesday to continue pre-district play. Photo:  Ladycats capture consolation...

08/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Country side living at its best

Country side living at its best

Country living at its best! Beautiful 3/2 home on 32+ acres just 10 miles from the Loop. Home sits atop a hill and overlooks wildlife area with deer and ducks. Spacious great room with exposed beams, stone fireplace, built-in shelves, unique wood accents and antler chandelier. Custom kitchen...

08/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
SkateZone Ribbon Cutting

SkateZone Ribbon Cutting

On Wednesday August 17, 2016 SkateZone joined the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce. SkateZone is located at the 2625 Spur 139 in Paris and is a safe, family friendly event center where kids can enjoy roller skating, batting cages, miniature golf and arcade. The business is now owned by Joey...

08/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
PEDC to deliberate bids for spec building in special meeting this week

PEDC to deliberate bids for spec building in special meeting this week

This week the Paris Economic Development Corporation had its normal monthly meeting. During the meeting sealed bids for the construction of a spec building in Industrial Park were read. The bids are for the construction of a spec building on land the PEDC owns.  The building will be a 38,360...

08/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Consider All Aspects of College Savings Options

Consider All Aspects of College Savings Options

It’s almost back-to-school time. If you have young children going to public schools, your biggest expenditures may be on pens, pencils and notebooks. But if you want those same kids to go to college someday, you’ll eventually face considerably larger costs – so you may want to start...

08/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
National Night Out in Paris scheduled for October

National Night Out in Paris scheduled for October

The Paris Police Department is hosting this year’s National Night Out on October 4, 2016 at the Love Civic Center Pavilion.   National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our...

08/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Billy Hugh Black

Billy Hugh Black

Billy Hugh Black, devoted husband, loving daddy, and Paw Paw went home to be with the Lord Wednesday August 17, 2016 at the age of 77. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fry-Gibbs funeral home.  A memorial service will be held at a later date. Bill was born on April 16, 1939 in...

08/21/2016 by eparisextra.com