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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
Panther Soccer Back on Track with Victory over L-E

Panther Soccer Back on Track with Victory over L-E

North Lamar came into Tuesday night’s match with the Liberty-Eylau Leopards having lost their last three games and desperately needing a victory to get back on track. The match would be a true test of how well this young Panther squad would react to adversity. <img...

01/29/2016 by Greg Higgins
Pantherettes Put Together a Complete Game Against Liberty Eylau

Pantherettes Put Together a Complete Game Against Liberty Eylau

For one of the first times all year, the North Lamar Pantherettes put together a complete game as they beat Liberty Eylau 52-33. This was much different than the 49-23 loss North Lamar suffered earlier at Liberty Eylau. It was a game in which the Pantherettes only managed four points in the...

01/28/2016 by Greg Higgins
Buddies Blankets for Children in Need

Buddies Blankets for Children in Need

Higgins Elementary Gifted and Talented students gathered at the radio station to record a public service announcement with radio personality Chad Lindsey.  The PSA will air on K95.5 and K96.5 My Rock through the months of January and February. Students in the GT program at Higgins are...

01/27/2016 by eParisExtra
Panthers Can't Find a Rhythm Against Pleasant Grove

Panthers Can't Find a Rhythm Against Pleasant Grove

The North Lamar Panthers managed 17 points in the first half. Pleasant Grove had 22 in the first quarter and 15 in the second quarter. It was a rough way to start the game, as North Lamar only made three field goals in the half. Pleasant Grove knocked down 13 on their way to a 64-45...

01/26/2016 by Greg Higgins
NL Girls Lose Heartbreaker to Pleasant Grove

NL Girls Lose Heartbreaker to Pleasant Grove

Monday night’s soccer match between the North Lamar Pantherettes and Pleasant Grove Hawks was full of action, phenomenal play at goalie and card tricks by the referees. NL started the match with a fiery intensity that seemed to be missing in the previous week. <img...

01/26/2016 by Greg Higgins
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Benefit NLHS Class of 2016

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Benefit NLHS Class of 2016

Students graduating in June 2016 from North Lamar High School have been busy this school year raising money for a post-graduation party.  Pictured: NLHS Librarian Debbie Basden places an order for chocolate dipped strawberries with North Lamar senior Cameron Edwards.  Through North Lamar’s...

01/26/2016 by eParisExtra
NLHS Choir Teams Up with the Frisco RoughRiders

NLHS Choir Teams Up with the Frisco RoughRiders

What does baseball and music have in common?  Pitch?  Hall of famers?  A symphony coming together for greatness?  Maybe a crescendo created by a triple play? One thing we all know is that baseball wouldn’t be the same without music.  On Saturday, May 7 beginning at 7:05 p.m., the Frisco...

01/25/2016 by eParisExtra
UIL Events Not Just for Secondary Grades

UIL Events Not Just for Secondary Grades

Elementary campuses at North Lamar Independent School District competed in UIL academic events. While grades 2-5 do not advance past district, the competition remains strong with those who compete.  Grades 2-4 from Parker Elementary, Everett Elementary, and Bailey Intermediate compete at North...

01/24/2016 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Close Rough Week Against Sulphur Spings

Pantherettes Close Rough Week Against Sulphur Spings

In life there are some weeks when nothing seems to go right and the best thing that can happen is just to make it through. Coach Duanna Ewell and her North Lamar Pantherettes are ready to move on after suffering some setbacks this week. <img...

01/24/2016 by Greg Higgins
Miss Snowflake Pageant Raises Money for CASA

Miss Snowflake Pageant Raises Money for CASA

North Lamar High School National Honor Society held its annual ‘Miss Snowflake Pageant’ to raise money for CASA for Kids of Paris.  Ten manly high school guys boldly dressed in evening gowns and paraded on stage before the student body performing a talent of their choice.  Contestants...

01/23/2016 by eParisExtra
Panthers Win Home Opener

Panthers Win Home Opener

After a weekend tournament filled with adversity, North Lamar came into their home opener on Tuesday with an opportunity to regain their momentum. The Panthers’ (2-2-1) opponent was Community, setting up a rematch of the season opener. <img...

01/22/2016 by Greg Higgins
North Lamar Science Winners Advance to Region

North Lamar Science Winners Advance to Region

Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students at North Lamar ISD competed in the Stone Middle School Science Fair on Tuesday, January 19 to determine who would advance to region.  Of the 196 students who competed, the top four participants from each grade level were chosen to go on to compete at...

01/21/2016 by eParisExtra