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Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Thursday, May 21, 2015 the Roxton ISD Board of Trustees announced they were hiring Paul Trull as interim superintendent for the district. In April, Roxton Superintendent Trevor Rogers announced...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Disaster Declared in Lamar County

Disaster Declared in Lamar County

On Thursday, County Judge Chuck Superville issued a disaster declaration for Lamar County.  The declaration is due to the flash flooding and continuous rainfall the county has experience since early May. More rainfall is expected this weekend with a Flash Flood warning issued for Lamar County...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Community Choir Concert Dazzled Audience Monday Night

Community Choir Concert Dazzled Audience Monday Night

On Monday night, the Paris Community Choir presented their annual spring concert. The choir, a feature of the Paris Community Theatre sang a collection of songs that were designed to “put a smile on your face” according to choir director Pat Fowzer. The theme for this year’s concert was...

05/22/2015 by Greg Higgins
Head and Lacey Named NLISD Teachers of the Year

Head and Lacey Named NLISD Teachers of the Year

North Lamar ISD school board members helped serve drinks and dessert to administrators, teachers, staff, and spouses at a banquet Monday night to honor those who make a difference to students and co-workers throughout the year. Superintendent John McCullough recognized employees for their...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra

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Arrest made in Blossom home invasion case

Arrest made in Blossom home invasion case

An arrest was made in the case of a home invasion that happened Wednesday night in the Blossom community, according to Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. On May 21, Lamar County Sheriff Detectives and Precinct One Constable Travis Rhodes arrested a Seqouyah Trey Bailey, a 19-year-old male subject...

05/22/2015 by Josh Allen
Three Bedroom Home on 24.98 Acres

Three Bedroom Home on 24.98 Acres

GRACIOUS SETTING. CUSTOM BUILT BY CHARLES FENDLEY. FORMAL LIVING WITH BUILT-INS AND GAS LOGS. WOOD FLOORING. DEN WITH LOTS OF WINDOWS AND GAS LOGS. GOURMET KITCHEN WITH CORIAN COUNTER-TOPS. DOUBLE OVEN AND LOTS OF CABINETS. MOVABLE ISLAND. BREAKFAST ROOM OVERLOOKS DECK AND PERGOLA ON SIDE...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Thursday, May 21, 2015 the Roxton ISD Board of Trustees announced they were hiring Paul Trull as interim superintendent for the district. In April, Roxton Superintendent Trevor Rogers announced his resignation. Paul Trull was previously the superintendent for the Paris Independent School...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Disaster Declared in Lamar County

Disaster Declared in Lamar County

On Thursday, County Judge Chuck Superville issued a disaster declaration for Lamar County.  The declaration is due to the flash flooding and continuous rainfall the county has experience since early May. More rainfall is expected this weekend with a Flash Flood warning issued for Lamar County...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Justiss Elementary School welcomes Pre-K students

Justiss Elementary School welcomes Pre-K students

Pre-K students from T.G. Givens and Lamar County Head Start annually visit and tour both Justiss and Aikin Elementary Schools to get to know their new home for the next year. Photographed singing the ABC Alphabet Song at Justiss with the pre-k students are Deedre Peck counselor, Renee Elmore...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Home Invasion Wednesday Night in Blossom

Home Invasion Wednesday Night in Blossom

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015 around 11:00 p.m. Lamar County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to South Holley, Street in Blossom in reference to a Burglary of Habitation. The homeowner woke up and found an intruder in her residence. The suspect then fled the residence on foot. The suspect was...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Community Choir Concert Dazzled Audience Monday Night

Community Choir Concert Dazzled Audience Monday Night

On Monday night, the Paris Community Choir presented their annual spring concert. The choir, a feature of the Paris Community Theatre sang a collection of songs that were designed to “put a smile on your face” according to choir director Pat Fowzer. The theme for this year’s concert was...

05/22/2015 by Greg Higgins
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Twelve people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 12:32 am on May 21st and 1:08am on May 22, 2015. Ginn, Rebecca Diane, MTAG/Assault Public Servant Davis, Christian Wayne, Criminal Nonsupport Cooper, Tosha Dionne, Parent Contributing to Non-Attendance; Fail to Appear Britten, Kera...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Valedictorian and Salutatorian Try Their Hand at Radio

North Lamar Valedictorian and Salutatorian Try Their Hand at Radio

2015 North Lamar Valedictorian Ashlyn Watson and Salutatorian Lindy Norris were D.J.’s for the Day on Paris’s MIX 107.7 radio show from 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday morning.  T hey shared their school experiences and plans to attend college with DJ Angelina. Watson will attend Texas A&M...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Woman Arrested When Found with Altered Prescription at Pharmacy

Paris Woman Arrested When Found with Altered Prescription at Pharmacy

47 year old Julie Ann Risinger, of Paris, was arrested at 10:57 A.M. on Thursday, May 21, 2015 when Paris Police responded to the CVS Pharmacy in the 500 block of Clarksville Street in reference to a fraud. It was found that Risinger had altered a prescription from her physician for a...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Chisum Sperintendent Substitutes in Kindergarten Classroom

Chisum Sperintendent Substitutes in Kindergarten Classroom

Chisum Superintendent Tommy Chalaire substitutes in Charlot Pickering’s Kindergarten class  for the afternoon. Mrs. Pickering’s name was drawn at the end of the year celebration last year for half day off while Mr. Chalaire covered her class. Students are in awe as he reads...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 5/21/15

Paris PD Arrests on 5/21/15

Paris Police arrested four people on May, 21, 2015. The adults arrested include: Kennison, John Stanley, 50, Driving W/License Invalid Mcdonald, William Brian, 26, Motor Vehicle Inspection Risinger, Julie Ann, 47, Fail to maintain; Fail to Control Speed; Fail to Appear Non Traffic; Fraud...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom Home in Beaver Creek

Four Bedroom Home in Beaver Creek

SPACIOUS BEAVER CREEK HOME ON OVER HALF ACRE LOT,WONDERFUL FLOOR PLAN WITH SPLIT MASTER, MANY WINDOWS, COVERED RV PARKING AND LARGE SHOP. North Lamar ISD. $197,000. ...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
PJH students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

PJH students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

The Paris Junior High School Chapter of National Junior Honor Society inducted sixty-six seventh graders recently. Members must have a cumulative grade point average of 89.5; however, membership is more than just academic. Students must also demonstrate high standards in leadership, service,...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Eight people were booked into the Lamar County Jail between 1:22am on 5/20 and 12:32 am on 5/21/15. Mendoza, Miguel Angel, CCC/Poss Marijuana<2oz Sanders, Zill, III, Poss Marijuana<2oz Sanders, Jamar Cortez, Jr., Poss Marijuana<2oz Shirley, Rachael Elizabeth, No Driver’s License...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Chisum Art Students' Success

Chisum Art Students' Success

Chisum ISD had 7 students compete in the Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council’s 23rd Annual Student Juried Exhibit. There are hundreds of entries, and of those there is only ONE Best of Show, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and two honorable mentions. Because there are no categories and all...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for May 21, 2015

Obituaries for May 21, 2015

Glyndon (Glen) H. Biddle, age 84, of Paris crossed over on May 18, 2015. He was born January 29, 1931 in Rosston, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one grandchild. He is survived by his wife, Betty Jo Biddle, one brother, two sisters, daughter Linda Winters,...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Two People Reportedly Robbed on Grand Avenue on Wednesday

Two People Reportedly Robbed on Grand Avenue on Wednesday

At 7:23 P.M. on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, a 21 year old male and an 18 year old female reported that they had been robbed in the 600 block of Grand Avenue. The victims described the suspects as two black males wearing black t-shirts and blue jeans. Further descriptions advise that one was...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris PD Arrests on 5/20/15

Paris PD Arrests on 5/20/15

Five people were arrested by the Paris Police on 5/20/15. Ginn, Rebecca Diane, 25, Motion to Adjudicate Jeffery, Kevaniesha Chrishunda, 25, Running Stop Sign; Fail to Display Driver’s; Violate Promise To Pittman, Ashley Rebecca, 21, Fail to Display Driver’s Terrell, Ashlee Rose, 28,...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Value of Skills Development Grants Discussed by Regents

Value of Skills Development Grants Discussed by Regents

The May 18, 2015 meeting of the Paris Junior College Board of Regents opened with a presentation from Tom Glascock, Vice President – Plant Manager of Turner Industries. The company is seeking a 100 percent, 10-year tax abatement for two projects estimated to total between $12-13 million....

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Advice to Graduating Seniors...

Advice to Graduating Seniors...

I don’t have a graduating senior yet, but with two in high school, this year’s graduation season has me feeling more sentimental than usual. Dealing with the reality that your children are growing up and going to leave the nest is hard. But I’ve always firmly believed that we raise our...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Bedroom House on Pine Mill Road

Four Bedroom House on Pine Mill Road

HARD TO FIND!! 4 BEDROOM IN IMMACULATE CONDITION! LARGE LIVING AREA WITH TALL CEILINGS AND WINDOWS, CUSTOM KITCHEN WITH MOSAIC TILE BACKSPLASH, STAINLESS APPLIANCES, PANTRY, 4TH BEDROOM UPSTAIRS IDEAL FOR TEENAGERS/WORKOUT RM/OFFICE, PRIVACY FENCED BACKYARD AND LOW MAINTENANCE LANDSCAPING. NL...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Cas Haley at That Guy's Coffee

Cas Haley at That Guy's Coffee

Cas Haley will be performing  on Friday, May 29th at That Guy’s Coffee, located at 117 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris. Doors will open at 7pm and the music starts at 7:30pm. Opening for Cas Haley is Chris Lancaster and Special Guests include Ryan Eldridge, Will Lydgate and Ben...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Lamar County Sheriff Dept. Inmate Bookings

Cunningham, Micah Skylar, Public Intoxication Crow, Timothy Dale, Driving While Intoxicated 2nd; POSS CS PG 1>=1G<4G Kennison, Derek Drey, Sexual Assault Child Mullins, Amy Huneycutt, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Gray, Santwan Dewayne, Criminal Nonsupport; Assault Family/Household...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Crockett students inducted into National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS)

Crockett students inducted into National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS)

The Crockett Chapter of National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) inducted fifth graders for excellence in academic achievement and involvement in leadership and service. More than just an honor roll, NEHS engages its members in service activities and leadership development that help strengthen...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Obituaries for Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Obituaries for Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Jane Holland Polk, 91, of Paris, passed away Monday, May 18, 2015, at her home while surrounded by family. Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 21st, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Daniel Hines & Rev. Eugene Adams officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra