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Rare Respiratory Illness hits the Midwest, Are We Next? By Chris Prakash, MD

Rare Respiratory Illness hits the Midwest, Are We Next? By Chris Prakash, MD

Dr. Chris Prakash, eParisExtra columnist Q: My 7 year old son has had a cold for the last few days. How do I know that he does not have the same respiratory illness that has hospitalized children across the midwest? A: Obviously you have heard about the respiratory illness that has affected...

09/12/2014 by eParisExtra
Best Live Irish Music Ever - Tomorrow Night

Best Live Irish Music Ever - Tomorrow Night

Enjoy a rare treat as one of the best Irish folksingers performs live here in Paris at the Listening Room at That Guy’s Coffee this Saturday night.  Tickets are only $15 and are available by clicking on the poster above.  Doors open at 7pm and the music starts at 7:30pm.  Don’t...

09/12/2014 by eParisExtra
J.B. - the modern retelling of the biblical story of Job - premieres at PCT this weekend

J.B. - the modern retelling of the biblical story of Job - premieres at PCT this weekend

Nickles (left), played by Jess Micah Halbert, takes on the role of Satan as Mr. Zuss (right), played by Mike Risinger, assumes the role of God in the play-within-a-play retelling of the biblical story of the faithfulness of Job. Paris Community Theatre will premiere its rendition of the classic...

09/11/2014 by Josh Allen
Danny Defenbaugh Will Not Attend Joint Meeting

Danny Defenbaugh Will Not Attend Joint Meeting

A joint meeting between the Paris City Council and the Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) is scheduled for Monday, September 15th at 5pm in the Council Chambers. The purpose of this joint meeting is to hear information included in the final report of the forensic audit of the...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris, Texas -- 9th Most Dangerous City in Texas?

Paris, Texas -- 9th Most Dangerous City in Texas?

Paris, Texas According to a report released by Home Security Shield and based on the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report, Paris was found to be the ninth most dangerous city in the state of Texas. Weslaco was the most dangerous city, followed by Texarkana, Lufkin, Edinburg, San Antonio,...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Health Forum Engages Audience

PJC Health Forum Engages Audience

PJC biology instructor and biomedical sciences program coordinator Jack Brown welcomes the audience as speakers (from left), Dr. Mark Gibbs, Dr. Celeste Wilcox and PRMC COO Patti Monczewski look on. An enthusiastic audience was on hand for a health forum offered at Paris Junior College last...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for September 11, 2014

Obituaries for September 11, 2014

Pauline Maxey Metzleur passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, just a few hours short of her 97th birthday.  Pauline was born on September 10, 1917 in Tulsa, OK to Hazel and Paul Jones and raised in Brookville, IN. She met and married Carl Maxey in Lubbock, Texas, where they lived and...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests 9/10/14

Paris PD Arrests 9/10/14

Three people were arrested by the Paris Police Department on September 10, 2014. Robertson, Tanavionne Marcell, 21, Criminal Trespass Tennon, Jerome Everidge, 29, Fail to Display Driver’s Thomas, Rodrick Onesimus, 46, Fail to Maintain ...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
United Way Campaign Kickoff Today

United Way Campaign Kickoff Today

The United Way Annual Campaign will be holding its kickoff today from 4pm-6pm at the Love Civic Center. The Kickoff will feature a Volunteer Fair hosted by the United Way Community Partners as well as entertainment by Full Blast Productions, food, beverages and prizes. A weekend hunting trip...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Investigating Two Robberies

Paris Police Investigating Two Robberies

Paris Police responded to 120 calls for service and arrested 3 persons on September 4, 2014.   Of the calls for service four disturbances were reported, one burglary of a motor vehicle, one burglary of a residence, two thefts, and two robberies. Both robberies were reported on the same...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar ISD Prepares for Homecoming Festivities

North Lamar ISD Prepares for Homecoming Festivities

Next week, North Lamar ISD will be celebrating Homecoming Week with a Wizard of Oz theme. Spirit week will include wearing green on Monday, Twister Tuesday students are encouraged to wear clothes backwards and inside out; Wednesday is twin day; Thursday is dress like an animal; and  on Friday...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
TxDot to Offer Free Child Safety Seat Checks

TxDot to Offer Free Child Safety Seat Checks

Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced that they will be having a free child safety seat check from 10am-noon on Saturday, September 20th as part of Child Passenger Safety Week. The free checks will be done at 1365 N. Main Street in Paris. It is estimated that three of every four...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
NLEF to Host Scholarship Golf Tournament

NLEF to Host Scholarship Golf Tournament

Former North Lamar Superintendent James A. Dawson is continuing his service to education by teaming up with both avid and novice golfers for a good cause on October 4.  By lending his name to the First Annual James A. Dawson Golf Tournament, the North Lamar Education Foundation (NLEF) will...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
National Day of Service and Remembrance Blood Drive Today

National Day of Service and Remembrance Blood Drive Today

Come out to Home Depot parking lot today to give blood on this National Day of Service and Remembrance. Please prior to donating and bring your ID. Carter Blood Care will be there from 10am to 3pm. This event is sponsored by RSVP, Phi Theta Kappa and Visiting Angels. For questions, call Susan...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra