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North Lamar Finishes Season with Fifth Straight Win

North Lamar Finishes Season with Fifth Straight Win

The first time the North Lamar Pantherettes took the court against Pleasant Grove, the Lady Hawks knocked down six three point baskets in the first quarter on their way to a 72-50 win. On Tuesday night, they only hit one in the opening quarter. This time, the Pantherettes secured the victory...

02/12/2016 by Greg Higgins
NLHS Finalists Advance to Regional Science Fair

NLHS Finalists Advance to Regional Science Fair

Ten finalists from North Lamar High School’s Pre-AP Biology or AP Biology class will complete with their independent research projects at the Kilgore Regional Science Fair at Kilgore College on February 26.  The students were selected after presenting their projects during school before...

02/12/2016 by eParisExtra
North Lamar ISD School Board Hears Presentation on $56 million Bond

North Lamar ISD School Board Hears Presentation on $56 million Bond

The Board of Trustees for the North Lamar ISD heard on Monday night a presentation from the Facilities Committee on a possible $56 million bond issue. North Lamar ISD currently has a tax rate 1.1111 of but that could change if a bond election is held and passes. Compared to the other school...

02/11/2016 by eParisExtra
NL Boys Lose to Sunnvale, Defeat Chapel Hill

NL Boys Lose to Sunnvale, Defeat Chapel Hill

On Friday night, the Panthers would take the pitch in a rematch against Sunnyvale. Earlier in the year, NL easily defeated this opponent and expected to do so again. On a night that coach Aaron Welch summarized by saying his team never really came out of the locker room, NL would lose the...

02/10/2016 by eParisExtra
NL Girls Defeat Liberty-Eylau

NL Girls Defeat Liberty-Eylau

The North Lamar Pantherettes travelled to Liberty-Eylau on Friday night looking to extend their two-game winning streak. Coach Duanna Ewell’s adjustments to the lineup seem to have brought a stability and confidence to the team. The Pantherettes were poised for an offensive explosion and...

02/10/2016 by eParisExtra
North Lamar UIL Cross-Examination Debate Team Advances to State

North Lamar UIL Cross-Examination Debate Team Advances to State

Four North Lamar students will compete at the State Cross-Examination Debate Tournament to be held on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin in March. The North Lamar Debate Team swept the first four places at the UIL District 15 AAAA Cross-Examination Debate Tournament on Tuesday. ...

02/10/2016 by eParisExtra
NLHS DEBATERS AMONG STATE’S TOP TEN

NLHS DEBATERS AMONG STATE’S TOP TEN

Three North Lamar High School students earned state rankings, placing in the top ten at the UIL State Student Congress Tournament held on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin the week of January 11 to 13. Junior Kay Edwards placed 4th, Junior Jordan Walters placed 8th, and Junior...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
Students Helping Students Learn about the Great Paris Fire of 1916

Students Helping Students Learn about the Great Paris Fire of 1916

North Lamar second grade students at Everett Elementary were educated on the Paris Fire of 1916 by students from Paris ISD. The Paris students, who are working with the Centennial Fire Group, are sharing historical facts about the day of the fire and how the town came together to rebuild after...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Survive Against Paris

Pantherettes Survive Against Paris

It had everything you could want in a rivalry-type game. In the end, though, it was a Bill Jones layup at the buzzer that gave the Pantherettes a 51-49 victory. Both teams battled back and forth most of the game. The first half ended in a 21-21 tie. It was the third quarter in which North...

02/08/2016 by Greg Higgins
Littlest 'J' Come up Big in OT Win at Crosstown Showdown

Littlest 'J' Come up Big in OT Win at Crosstown Showdown

Just before the start of Saturday’s 71-59 overtime win over crosstown rival North Lamar in the Wildcat Gym, a Paris High student waving a homemade sign tried to get the home crowd to join him in a chant of “J-Squad.” He was referencing, of course, the starting five of the 8th-ranked Cats...

02/08/2016 by Tim Taylor
Dazzling Shirts to Celebrate 100 Day of School

Dazzling Shirts to Celebrate 100 Day of School

Kayri Williams and Addison Mayfield, students in Teresa Niblett’s kindergarten class at Aaron Parker Elementary, celebrate 100 Days of School by wearing their bedazzling shirts garnished with 100 buttons and golden jewels.   ...

02/07/2016 by eParisExtra
NLHS Presents a Night of Academia

NLHS Presents a Night of Academia

North Lamar High School students will present a Night of Academia on Monday, February 29, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  Students will showcase the quality of work being produced in the classroom for family and friends by displaying and explaining the projects...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
North Lamar's Versache Buchanan Signs with Alcorn State

North Lamar's Versache Buchanan Signs with Alcorn State

Versache Buchanan has signed a letter of intent to play quarterback at Alcorn State.   Reprinted with permission from The Panther Press. ...

02/05/2016 by Greg Higgins
Pantherettes Win Third in a Row

Pantherettes Win Third in a Row

After starting the first half of district play with a 2-3 record the North Lamar Pantherettes find themselves with a 5-3 record with two games left. This, in part, thanks to a 54-46 win at Atlanta. This is the second team that defeated North Lamar during the first half of district only to lose...

02/04/2016 by Greg Higgins
Crosstown Showdown on Saturday at Wildcat Gym

Crosstown Showdown on Saturday at Wildcat Gym

Crosstown Showdown between the boys basketball teams from Paris High School and North Lamar High School on Saturday, February 6th at the Wildcat Gym. The Paris High School baseball team will be holding a chilli supper fundraiser during alll the games (serving from 3:30pm-7:30pm) in the PHS...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Survive in Pittsburg

Pantherettes Survive in Pittsburg

For the first time during district the North Lamar Pantherettes have won two games in a row and have a winning record because of it (3-4). North Lamar upended Pittsburg on the road 44-40. (Photo by Bev. White) North Lamar trailed 22-15 at the half but their defense only allowed the Lady...

02/03/2016 by Greg Higgins
North Lamar Speeds Past Pittsburg Behind Big Second Half

North Lamar Speeds Past Pittsburg Behind Big Second Half

The North Lamar Panthers led 27-25 at the half. Then, they proceeded to out score the Pirates 44-31 in the second half on thier way to a 71-56 victory on the road. North Lamar finishes the first half of district with a 2-3 record and will be on the road in Atlanta Tuesday night. North...

02/03/2016 by Greg Higgins
NLHS Earns Speech Championship at Mt. Pleasant Meet

NLHS Earns Speech Championship at Mt. Pleasant Meet

North Lamar High School students participating in University Interscholastic League (UIL) academics are preparing for district by attending invitational or practice meets in the local area.  Host schools abide by UIL rules just as they do in UIL district, regional and state meets.   The...

02/02/2016 by eParisExtra
Professionals Speak to NL Students about Career Options

Professionals Speak to NL Students about Career Options

Lamar County Attorney Gary Young and Paris Investigator Chris Bean spoke to students at North Lamar High School about career options. Students in Tiffany Page’s AVID class learned how closely the two professionals worked together on a daily basis and were educated on how the men depend on the...

01/31/2016 by eParisExtra
NLISD Spring GT Nominations Open

NLISD Spring GT Nominations Open

North Lamar ISD is accepting nominations for the Gifted/Talented Program for school year 2016-2017.  The nomination period will continue through February 12, 2016.  Students in kindergarten through grade 11 are eligible.  Students currently participating in the program do not need to...

01/30/2016 by eParisExtra