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Fire department shows off new engine

If you could get 11 tons of brand new, 27-foot-long high-performance Ford F550 double-cabin truck for $11,000 you would most likely jump on it. That is exactly what the Mineral Wells Fire Department has done, thanks to a Fire Management Assistance Grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agenc

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2017-09-20 22:15:00

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Movie Review

The Cinemark Movies 8 in Paris periodically shows old classic movies on Wednesdays and Sundays. Presented by Turner Classic Movies, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial will be showing at the posted times of 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. this Wednesday, September 20th,. It's a great opportunity to see a great film

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-09-20 12:05:30

Local organization launches campaign to save PEDC tax - We speak to both sides

To understand where the newly formed organization Keep Paris Working is coming from, readers may want to review how the Paris Economic Development Corp. got on the local elections ballot for November. The PEDC has been funded by a quarter cent sales tax since 1993 when voters at that time decided e

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:33

Greenville PD in search of missing girl

To report community news free of charge to our readers, making it accessible and useful to all, twenty-four hours a day.Core Values Faith, Integrity, Responsibility, Commitment, FreedomAudience Reach In 2016 eParisExtra.com had over 7 million page views. Today our unique visitors on average are 79,

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-09-20 12:02:34

Soldier killed in action 74 years ago to be laid to rest on Saturday

Lt. Fred Louis Evans, 23, a Parisian B-24 Pilot, died in the village of Sogeri, Papua New Guinea, on August 31, 1943, as the result of a plane crash, while on combat duty, during World War II. Lt. Evans remains have been identified 74 years later and are being returned home to Paris, for burial. Gr

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-09-19 13:34:25

City approves budget, tax rate

Following weeks of workshops, discussions and deliberations, Paris City Council on Monday unanimously approved adopting the 2017-18 fiscal year tax rate and budget. The new tax rate will be $0.55195 per $100 valuation tax rate. Under the new rate, if a taxpayer's property has a valuation of $100,000

PARIS NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:57:00

North Lamar Homecoming Coronation set for Friday night

North Lamar Homecoming Queen nominees beginning front row left are Ashton Henderson, Summer Andrews and Karlie King. In back are Melody Shannon and Mikaela Hess. North Lamar will crown the 2017 Homecoming Queen this Friday night at R. L. Maddox Stadium with the coronation beginning at 7:00 p.m. The

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-09-19 07:22:08

See You at the Pole encourages students to come together

What started as a few friends praying around flagpoles in Burleson, Texas has now turned into a worldwide event of students across the globe coming together to pray around their school (and community) flagpoles. See You At the Pole has been going strong for 27 years now and September 27, 2017, will

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-09-19 11:36:21

Danny Lynn Cornelison of Reno

Danny Lynn Cornelison 64, of Reno, died at 1:37 AM, Sunday, September 17, 2017 at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. A graveside service is set for 11:00 AM, Thursday, September 21, 2017 in the open air pavilion at Evergreen Cemetery with Rev. Tom Calk officiating. The family will receive fr

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-09-20 09:45:47

Paris Junior College gains national attention

The dramatically increased success rate of Paris Junior College students has drawn both state and national attention, including a nomination invitation for a prestigious national award, the PJC Board of Regents heard Monday evening. Received a report on the final year of the Quality Enhancement Plan

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-09-20 07:23:30

eParisExtra Animals of the Week

Come visit the Paris Animal Shelter located at 310 Clement Rd., Paris, TX. There are many animals waiting to meet you and are available for adoption through the Lamar County Humane Association also located at the shelter. Each week we feature a Cat and Dog of the week from the shelter, you can meet

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-09-19 07:56:19

Paris Runs Past Sulphur Springs in Classic

Donovan Williams ends a 2-overtime, instant classic with his fourth touchdown for Paris On his 27th and final carry of the evening, Paris High running back Donovan Williams found a hole in the Sulphur Springs defense carved out by teammates that was large enough to drive a golf cart through. The spe

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-09-19 07:54:58

'Raging Bull' inspiration LaMotta dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in Raging Bull, has died. He was 95. The former middleweight champion died Tuesday at a Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime fiancee

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 04:30:45

Broadway Boys return to Venice

The Broadway Boys, a group of Broadway performers who fill in the gaps between shows by performing concerts of theater and pop hits around the country, return to the area Saturday night for what has turned into a special concert to open the new Venice Performing Arts Center season. The program has b

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 03:09:20

Venice budget passes first reading

VENICE - The Venice City Council held to the proposed property tax rate of 3.6 mills Wednesday, as it approved the first reading of its 2017-18 fiscal year budget. After deciding to defer a planned fire assessment fee, the city officials rolled the entire operating cost of the Venice Fire Department

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 23:58:43

'You Can't Take It With You' at Venice Theatre

Venice Theatre opens its new mainstage season with one of the great classic American comedies, the 1936 George S. Kaufman-Moss Hart play "You Can't Take It With You," which won a Pulitzer Prize and was made into a Best Picture-winning film by Frank Capra. The comedy centers on the eccentric Sycamore

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 03:09:21

Venice Fishing Pier closes after damage from Irma, pending inspection

VENICE, FLA. - The beloved Venice Municipal Fishing Pier has been closed by the city until it has been more thoroughly inspected for damage after Hurricane Irma. "At the far end, there was a point where - when you step anywhere - it kind of moved, like it dropped maybe a fraction of an inch, and th

10NEWS - 2017-09-21 01:35:50

Venice sends 2017 comprehensive plan to state for review

The update simplifies the 2010 growth plan VENICE - After more than two years of deliberations and hearings, the city sent its 2017 revision of the Venice Comprehensive Plan to Tallahassee for review on a 5-1 vote by the Venice City Council Tuesday. The draft plan, as amended during the transmittal

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 22:30:59

Irma response highlights lack of Venice shelter options

VENICE - When city officials decided to open the Venice Community Center as a shelter during Hurricane Irma, it did so against Sarasota County wishes but also based on a belief that those who did take shelter there - roughly 400 people - would have stayed at home rather than drive to approved shelte

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 23:36:34

Broken stoplight, crash cause miles-long delay on I-75

Clouds from a thunderstorm loom Monday afternoon over Interstate 75 near North Port. (Photo via Kathy StClair / Facebook) NORTH NAPLES, Fla. A crash and a broken stoplight caused a delay five miles long Wednesday morning on Interstate 75, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The broken stoplight is at I

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 09:07:31