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Paris Community Choir to perform tonight

Paris Community Choir to perform tonight

The Paris Community Theatre presents Celebrating The Beat Goes On, featuring The Paris Community Choir tonight from 7 – 9 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church Sanctuary located at 322 Lamar Ave. Paris, TX. Admission is $6 and tickets are available at the door. #pariscommunitychoir...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris PD arrest report - May 23, 2016

Paris PD arrest report - May 23, 2016

Anderson, Robert James – Driving while intoxicated Brooks, Kenuata Kanette – Failure to maintain, Failure to display driver’s license, Failure to appear non-traffic (2 counts) Burns, Eddie Randy – Public intoxication Chimenti, Ronald Conrad – Possession of CS PG...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Local drowning victim identified

Local drowning victim identified

The teenager who drowned Saturday afternoon while swimming in Pat Mayse Lake in Lamar County is 15 year old Michael Self. Self, a freshman at North Lamar High School, and his friend were reportedly swimming across the lake towards a wooded area when Self went under and didn’t resurface. Local...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Man arrested for choking female - charged with felony assault

Man arrested for choking female - charged with felony assault

Terry Wayne Norris, 45, of Paris, was arrested at 5:59 p.m. on May 20, 2016 at his residence in the 1300 block of Bonham St. when officers responded to a disturbance and observed Norris choking a female inside the residence.  Norris was charged with felony assault and later transferred to the...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Sheriff's inmate booking report - May 23, 2016

Lamar County Sheriff's inmate booking report - May 23, 2016

19 people were booked into the Lamar County jail between the hours of 12:57 a.m. on May 20, 2016 and 11:20 p.m. on May 22, 2016. Ricks, Capricha Quine – Failure to control speed, Driving while license invalid Olson, Melissa Lea – Theft of property >=$1500<$20k Cook, Khady Jah...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
National

National "Click It or Ticket" campaign starts today

Seat belts save lives.  That’s why Texas is drawing the line for drivers and passengers: Buckle up or face a fine! Not only is wearing a seat belt the single most important step you can take to protect yourself in a crash, drivers and adult passengers who aren’t wearing a seat belt...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Strong storms moving across parts of North Texas

Strong storms moving across parts of North Texas

Early this morning the Paris area will have some strong storms moving into the area with gusty winds and heavy rain.  The area is not under a watch or warning at this time. There is a chance of isolated thunderstorms with hail today, nothing being seen right now on radar as these storms...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
The Financial Side of Being a Caregiver

The Financial Side of Being a Caregiver

Caring for a family member is complex. While deeply meaningful, it can be emotionally taxing and often presents unexpected challenges, often financial ones. If you may need to step into a caregiving role, it’s a good idea to plan a financial strategy today, before it becomes an added...

05/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Five bedroom, four bath in Morningside

Five bedroom, four bath in Morningside

Large ,traditional home on over-sized, irregular shaped lot . Tree shaded lot with gazebo for a hot tub in back.  Could also be used as a greenhouse/potting shed.  Fresh paint and steam cleaned carpets. Over-sized 3 car garage enters from the end of the alley . Loads of space for the money....

05/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
TxDOT to begin widening FM 2122 on Tuesday

TxDOT to begin widening FM 2122 on Tuesday

Texas Department of Transportation officials announced recently that construction to widen a portion of FM 2122 in Lamar County will begin soon. Highway 19 construction of Sulphur Springs was recently awarded the contract to widen 1.8 miles of FM 2122 south of FM 1506.  The contractor was...

05/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum Elementary students get a lesson from local fireman

Chisum Elementary students get a lesson from local fireman

Students in Mrs. Hamil’s Kindergarten class listen to fireman Landon Davidson talk about the fire truck for Career Day recently at Chisum Elementary. Looking at the camera are Kamryn Crossland, Aubrey Erwin, Leighlyn Davis, and Mayle Upton.  ...

05/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Panthers defeat Athens in dramatic fashion

Panthers defeat Athens in dramatic fashion

You only need one word to describe the three-game series between North Lamar and Athens. (Photo by Amanda Anderson) Panthers dog piling each other after their dramatic series win on Saturday.  That word is simply execution.  In the two games in which North Lamar defeated the Athens Hornets,...

05/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Fire Engine 1 A-Shift badges Junior Firefighters

Paris Fire Engine 1 A-Shift badges Junior Firefighters

On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Paris Fire Department Engine 1 A-Shift made a stop at Central Presbyterian Day School while they were in the area performing fire hydrant maintenance. Paris firefighters made sure each student got a firefighter helmet and a badge to make them official Junior...

05/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Breaking News on drowning at Pat Mayse Lake

Breaking News on drowning at Pat Mayse Lake

On May 21, 2016 around 5:30 p.m. the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a call of a possible drowning at the Pat Mayse Lake East B Loop. The caller reported a possible drowning victim at the boat ramp of B loop.  On arrival Lamar County Deputies learned that two 15 year old...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com