City of Paris issues $154,000 in building permits in January

The City of Paris issued $153,830 in building permits in January — including one new residence, two commercial renovations, six residential renovations, and eight new roofs for homes.

logo_paris_copThe permits reflect:

  • 1 new home  at 1280 15th St. SE, $55,968;
  • 2 commercial renovations: Purvis Industries, 1145 Loop 286 NW, $25,000; and Merish, Inc., 3005 Loop286 NE, $350;
  • 6 residential renovations: Lamar CAD, 2343 Culbertson, $21,125; Mike & Vickie Covington, 705 40th St. NE, $9,100; David Johnson, 208 21st St. SE, $8,967; Rita Potts, 830 E. Washington, $4,000; Elda Marie Brown, 4010 Oleander, $3,200; and Margie Bell, 2440 Culbertson, $1,700.
  • 8 residential roofs: Leander & Demetrice Butler, 2945 Briarwood, $8,270; Pam Harris, 443 1st St. SW, $3,600; 800 Financial Corp., 1400 Clarksville, $2,800; Janice Chriss, 240 34t5h St. NW, $2,300; Jimmy Alan and Ronda Gale Thompson, 1125 SE 34th St., $2,250; Jeff & Patricia Slagle, 2333 Culbertson, $2,200; Larry Ray and Jeri Lynn Wooldridge, 2433 Clarksville, $2,000; and Truby Family Revocable Trust, 122 Grand Ave., $1,000.
  • 15 signs;
  • 3 fences; and
  • 6 demolitions.

Paris Building Permits JAN-2013

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Charles Richards Charles Richards moved to Paris in 2004 after retiring from a 40-year career in journalism – the last 26 years as a news writer and sports writer with The Associated Press in Dallas and Washington, D.C. In mid-2004, The Paris News coaxed him out of retirement, and he began covering the police, court and regional beat for The Paris News. Then in early 2005, he was switched to coverage of a sharply divided Paris City Council. He was appointed by the City Council in 2006 to the 12-member City Charter Review Commission, which extensively rewrote the outmoded document. His writing awards include two first-place awards in statewide competition for feature writing. The most recent was his 2005 story on a Paris doctor’s startling use of leeches in a successful attempt to re-attach a man’s severed ear. Over his career, Richards’ interview subjects include Alabama Gov. George Wallace, President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush, David Koresh, Arnold Palmer, Muhammad Ali and numerous other political and sports figures. He is an alumnus of Texas Tech, where he was editor of the school newspaper. He lives in Paris with his wife, Barbara, who is retired after 30 years as a teacher and high school counselor.