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Paris Wildcats set to host Holiday Tourney | Sports  Paris News

The Paris Holiday Basketball Tournament is set to get underway beginning tomorrow with games beginning at 9 a.m. Along with the Paris Wildcats, other local ...

William Freeman | Free  Paris News

William “Bill” Freeman, 91, of Georgetown, Texas, went to rejoice in God's love and glory in Heaven on Jan. 7, 2019, surrounded by his wife, Anita, and their ...

Roger Allen Ward | Free  Paris News

Roger Allen Ward, age 85, passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. A Celebration of Life *service* will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at Roden-Pryor ...

Mitchell Wayne “Mitch” Young | Free  Paris News

Mitchell Wayne “Mitch” Young, age 49, formerly of Paris, died on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, at his residence in Mansfield. A Memorial *service* will be held on ...

Paris native finds success at metroplex ballpark | News  Paris News

A Paris native turned entrepreneur has made it big with contractors at Globe Life Park in Arlington, future home of the Texas Rangers.

On Campus | News  Paris News

MONDAY. Paris ISD: Teacher workday. North Lamar ISD: Staff development workday. Chisum ISD: Teacher workday. Roxton ISD: Staff development. Prairiland ...

Paris High School football | Sports  Paris News

Paris senior quarterback Kobe Savage (2) pitches the ball back to a running back during the Wildcats' 54-14 home win over Celina.

Paris High School lockdown lifted  Paris News

Paris High School went on lock down at 11:30 today after Paris Police Department arrested a suspect in the parking lot. The lockdown has already been lifted.

John Wesley Figgins | Free  Paris News

John Wesley Figgins, 85, passed from this life on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018 at Paris Regional Medical Center.

North Lamar High School band earns bronze in state competition  Paris News

Band Director Randy Jones said North Lamar placed first in the preliminary competition before facing different judges for the finals. Paris High School was listed ...

Twenty-four Paris High School students receive AP Scholar Awards  North Texas e-News

Paris, Texas -- Paris High School students from the classes of 2018 and 2019 earned 24 AP Scholar Awards on the exams they took in May. One member of the ...

Go wild, Wildcats: Paris High team heads to Regional Semi-finals  Paris News

The Red River Valley's last football team standing in the postseason wears silver and blue. The Paris Wildcats beat Kennedale, a state finalist from a year ago, ...

James Mitchell Castlebury | Free  Paris News

James Mitchell “Mitch” Castlebury, 58, of Paris, Texas, passed away on Sept. 10, 2018, at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas, with his wife Sharon by his side.

Paris coach, student save choking girl in cafeteria  KXII-TV

What was a normal lunch in the Paris High School cafeteria turned into a life-threatening situation. But luckily, a coach and a student jumped to help and saved a ...

Paris High School | Walker Preston signs with Northeast Texas Community College  Paris News

Paris High School senior Walker Preston signed a letter of intent to play baseball for Northeast Texas Community College. Seated, from left, are grandmother ...

Ex-PHS Coach Allen Wilson to be honored at Wildcat Stadium  Paris News

The 1980 4A state runner-up football team and the 1988 4A state champion football team willl be at Wildcat Stadium tonight in honor of Coach Allen Wilson.

Paris High School Football | Sports | Sports  Paris News

Supporters of Paris ISD athletic director Steven Hoenberger, left center, and Assistant Athletic Director Chad Helberg, right center, donated to First Christian ...

Cats, hats, foxes, boxes | News  Paris News

One of the most-performed plays in America will open this weekend when the Paris High School Theater Department presents its production of “Seussical.”

James Eddy Cunningham | Free  Paris News

James Eddy Cunningham, 81, of Waxahachie, Texas, passed away, at home, surrounded by family and love, Oct. 5, 2018. Jim was born Oct. 9, 1936, to Felix ...

Education | North Lamar band advances to area | News  Paris News

Members of the North Lamar High School band practice marching Friday afternoon on the practice field before heading off to area competition on Saturday.

Wildcats look to rebound at Terrell | Sports  Paris News

After enduring a tough loss to the defending state champion Pleasant Grove Hawks to open the season, the No. 18-ranked Paris Wildcats football team is ...

Paris ISD students attend All-Region Choir Clinic and Concert  North Texas e-News

Paris, Texas -- Paris High School and Paris Junior High School choir students had the privilege of working with esteemed conductors at the All-Region Choir ...

Paris marches on to face La Vega | Sports  Paris News

FRISCO — The Paris Wildcats football team looked the part of a state contender as it thrashed a state finalist from a year ago in Kennedale last week by a.

Helen Bonham Short | Free  Paris News

Helen Bonham Short went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at her home in Powderly, Texas, after a courageous battle with Multiple ...

Paris prepares for key game at Argyle in a clash of top-two district teams  Paris News

The No. 5-ranked Paris Wildcats' emphatic 54-14 home win over Celina could have come as a surprise or a statement to fans, spectators and others watching ...

Police, family seeking missing girl  Paris News

UPDATE: Paris police report Avery Moreland has been found.

Controversy at Paris High School after confederate flags appear on campus  WFAA

Confederate flags attached to vehicles in the parking lot of Paris High School have sparked controversy on social media.

Paris ISD celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month  North Texas e-News

Paris, Texas -- Every year Paris ISD joins the rest of the country to observe National Hispanic Heritage Month—a celebration of the diverse cultures and riveting ...

Bears Pick up Commitment from Sleeper Tackle  247Sports

Baylor picks up a sleeper offensive tackle commitment for the 2019 class.

Both PJC basketball team earn double-digit homecoming wins  Paris News

The Paris Junior College men's basketball team bounced back from its first loss of the year strong, handing visiting Tribulation Prep a resounding 100-57 defeat ...

No. 9 Paris opens district at home vs No. 2 Melissa  Paris News

In a big-time, top-10 matchup to open up district play, the No. 9-ranked Paris Wildcats host the high-flying No. 2-ranked Melissa Cardinals. During non-district ...

Wildcats face tough test in second round vs Kennedale  Paris News

The No. 6-ranked Paris Wildcats football team is coming off a big bi-district win over the Dallas Carter Cowboys. In the game, which took place at Denison ...

Gerald Ray Hutchings | Free  Paris News

Gerald Ray Hutchings passed away peaceable in his home in Paris, Texas, on Nov. 18, 2018, after a long and valiant battle with brain cancer. He was born on ...

Paris ISD students to compete in the Texas FPS State Bowl  Paris News

A record number of 93 Paris Independent School District students will participate in the Texas Future Problem Solving program's State Bowl in San Marcus on ...

Governor declares October 2018 as Principals Month  North Texas e-News

Paris, Texas -- Paris ISD principals were recently recognized and celebrated by the Board of Trustees for the many roles they fulfill in our schools and beyond.

Paris parents raise funds for school safety | News  Paris News

Since Jan. 1, 2018, 22 school shootings have occurred where at least one person was shot, not including the shooter, according to With that in mind, ...

Paris thrashes Kennedale in all-Wildcat battle | Free  Paris News

EDITOR'S NOTE: The original version of this story included a typo in a quote. It has been corrected. McKINNEY — In a clash of two highly-ranked Wildcat teams, ...

Child sex assault suspect denies allegations | Free  Paris News

Jurors in 6th District Court heard he said/she said testimony Tuesday as both the defendant in the child sex assault trial of Kenneth Chambless and his alleged ...

Don't count Calvin out | Free  Paris News

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. The dictionary definition describes a hero as, “a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding ...

Bus wreck sends four North Lamar students to hospital  Paris News

Four North Lamar ISD students and the driver were taken to the hospital after their bus crashed into an oak tree this morning in the 400 block of CR 32240.

Missing N. Lamar teen found | News  Paris News

After issuing an alert Thursday evening for a missing North Lamar High School student, Paris police this morning said Avery Moreland, 14, was found safe and ...

Wildcats dominate Dallas Carter in bi-district | Sports  Paris News

DENISON — The Paris Wildcats football team dominated from the start in its bi-district game against Dallas Carter, and cruised to an emphatic 59-12 win Friday ...

Hip Hip Parade | Free  Paris News

It's estimated about 6000 locals turned out for Saturday's Christmas Parade in Downtown Paris as the weather favored floats and spectators.

Paris terminates hospital tax deal | Free  Paris News

A plea by Paris Regional Medical Center's CEO on Monday fell mostly on deaf ears as Paris City Council terminated a $27.2 million property tax abatement ...

Wildcats impress in scrimmage against No. 8 Henderson | Sports  Paris News

The Paris Wildcats football team scrimmage preseason No. 8-ranked Henderson at home on Friday night. The Wildcat defense looked like that of a state ...

Lorrin J. Scott | Free  Paris News

Lorrin J. Scott, 70, of Colorado City, previously from Paris, Texas, passed away on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Lorrin was born on Oct. 30, 1948, in Odessa, Texas, ...

Sandra K. Bledsaw | Free  Paris News

Sandra K. Bledsaw (aka) Deidra, 48, of Paris passed away Sept. 25, 2018, in Medical City Hospital, Dallas, Texas. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., ...

Community faces | Education | News  Paris News

Twenty-nine students and staff members from North Lamar High School were submitted by department chairs to be the school's students and staff of the second ...

Waco La Vega eliminates Paris in Regional Semifinals  Paris News

FRISCO — Both the No. 3-ranked Waco La Vega Pirates and No. 6-ranked Paris Wildcats were coming off big wins against strong opponents in the Area round.

Hurt joins staff at Paris Family Physicians  Paris News

Paris Family Physicians welcomed it newest health care provider Thursday with a reception at the clinic.

James Doyle Norwood | Free  Paris News

James Doyle Norwood, 82 of Cunningham, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at his home, surrounded by family. He was born on Sept.

Barney Bray III | Free  Paris News

Barney William Bray, 74, of Paris, passed away early Monday morning, July 30, 2018, at his home. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at ...

Belinda Clay Preston-Vaughn | Free  Paris News

Belinda Clay Preston-Vaughn, born in Paris, Texas, on Nov. 16, 1955, to the parentage of the late Willie Clay Preston and Cora Bell Dangerfield-Preston.

Paris hosts Celina in pivotal district showdown | Sports  Paris News

Plenty of people doubted the No. 6-ranked Paris Wildcats football team before the season started. However, despite the naysayers, the Wildcats (4-1, 2-0) have ...

In fine 'Fiddle' | News  Paris News

Tickets are still available but are selling quickly for the upcoming North Lamar High School theatre department production of “Fiddler on the Roof,” set to open on ...

Tommy Culkin joins The Paris News writing staff  Paris News

A Georgia journalist has joined The Paris News editorial staff, filling a position that has been open since mid-September.

Paris police seek help finding assault suspects  Paris News

The Paris Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating two women suspected in the assault of a local retail store clerk Nov. 16.

Expect big things from Wildcats' senior anchors in the trenches  Paris News

Those who know the game of football know that the battle is won in the trenches. The Paris Wildcats are very cognizant of that and have two tremendously ...

Clarksville storms past Tioga in dominant victory | Sports  Paris News

PATTONVILLE — The Clarksville Blue Tigers made things look pretty easy Friday when Coach Dewaski Davis' team tangled with the Tioga Bulldogs in a ...

Mistakes doom Paris against PG | Sports  Paris News

With the defending state champion and No. 1-ranked Pleasant Grove Hawks in town, the Paris Wildcats football team knew it was in for a battle. In the first half, ...

Tigers take two-point game from Mustangs | Sports  Paris News

The Blue Ridge Tigers rolled into Chisum High School with a plan: keep the ball out of the hands of the Chisum Mustangs offense. They did just that in the.

Paris, Texas, Is Site of Racial Animosity Again as Confederate Flags Pop Up at High School  The Root

Paris, Texas, a town with a long history of racial strife, is back in the news again after students at Paris High School adorned the backs of their pickup trucks with ...

Clifford joined WWII nursing efforts right after graduation  Paris News

When America entered World War II in 1941, thousands of young, *fresh*-faced Americans joined the war effort straight out of high school or college. Few were ...

Minor family building a major legacy on and off the track  Paris News

There are some great families across the world, the country and locally. One great family with local roots is the Minor Family. Many people know Deon Minor, ...

Paris, Detroit come off busy weekend of tournament games  Paris News

Over the weekend, the Paris Lady Wildcats volleyball team competed in the Van Tournament.

SpiralWeld Digs In | Free  Paris News

Gov. Greg Abbott touted the Texas economy Monday and promised to bring more jobs to East Texas as he welcomed American SpiralWeld Pipe Co. to Paris.

Local gymnasts reach pinnacle of success | Free  Paris News

Some people in Paris refer to Texas Tumbling and Trampoline Institute or (3TI), Inc. as, “the best kept secret in Paris.” It is valid to refer to the gymnastics facility.

Paris competes against Denison in final tune up  Paris News

In their final scrimmage Friday before regular season play, the Paris Wildcats football team traveled to Denison to take on the Class 5A Denison Yellow Jackets ...

Prairiland impresses, wins home tournament | Free  Paris News

PATTONVILLE — For the first time in close to 38 years, the No. 14-ranked Prairiland Patriots basketball team won its home tournament. Prairiland (7-1) defeated ...

Chisum band fundraiser, concert set for tonight | News  Paris News

The Chisum High School Band is hard at work preparing for its Christmas Concert this evening.

Caleb Andrew Hutchison | Free  Paris News

Caleb Andrew Hutchison went to his heavenly home on Nov. 1, 2018, at the age of 17. A funeral *service* has been set for Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. at 10 a.m. at Fry ...

Urologist to hand practice to next generation | News  Paris News

After almost 30 years in Paris, Dr. Don Wikoff is retiring and transferring his practice to a husband and wife team of urologists.

Amber Sewell graduates with Academic Achievement award from PJC  North Texas e-News

On August 17, 2018, Amber Sewell, resident of Bonham, graduated with the Academic Achievement award from the Paris Junior College ADN program.

VFW honors teachers, students | Free  Paris News

Ansley Downs stood in front of a crowded room Tuesday evening and said her vote matters because men like her grandfather fought in wars overseas to secure ...

Injury results in death at Kimberly-Clark | News  Paris News

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is conducting an investigation at the Kimberly-Clark plant in Paris after a Bogata man was fatally injured ...

Death notices | Free  Paris News

Alicia Lewis, 34, of Paris, Texas, died Dec. 16, 2018. Funeral services are pending with Maxey Funeral Home.

RRV Athlete of the Week | Free  Paris News

These are the five candidates for the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week award, which is based on performance from the past ...

Billie Ruth Parks Blaylock | Free  Paris News

Billie Ruth Parks Blaylock, 88, of Paris, Texas, departed Springlake Memory Care and arrived at her heavenly home on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. Funeral services ...

Superville, Bell square off for judge seat | Free  Paris News

Lamar County's Democrat county judge will face off next month against a Republican challenger. Chuck Superville has served as county judge for more than two ...

High-speed car chase ends with 3 arrests for Paris Police  Paris News

Three men accused of stealing another man's car at gunpoint Saturday remained in the Lamar County Jail this morning without bond, according to jail records.

Native Parisian lands role in Lady Gaga movie  Paris News

The latest version of “A Star is Born” is packing in fans around the country and a Paris native who has a featured role in the film couldn't be happier.

Bryan Johnson | Free  Paris News

Bryan Johnson, 46, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Texoma Medical Center. Bryan was born Feb. 5, 1972, in Paris, Texas, the son of Jimmie Curtis and Sharon ...

Honey Grove defeats Rivercrest in gutsy performance | Free  Paris News

BOGATA — In a close district battle for second place to close the regular season, the Honey Grove Warriors football team handed the mighty Rivercrest Rebels ...

No. 6 Wildcats aim for second district win at Anna Coyotes  Paris News

The No. 6-ranked Paris Wildcats football team took another big step in the right direction as the team came back from a 19-point deficit to defeat the previously ...

Assault on store clerk at local Paris business  Paris News

Paris Police Department responded to an assault at a business located at Paris Town Mall earlier today Friday Nov 16.

For the record | Free  Paris News

NOV. 8 to NOV. 9. Paris Police Department. Quentin Lee Ewing, 43: Assault family/household member/ impede breathing/circulation. Anthony DeWayne Price ...

Willie Delbert Booker | Free  Paris News

Willie Delbert Booker, 79, of Klondike, Texas, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018.

Hayden Keith Pruett | Free  Paris News

Hayden Keith Pruett, 14, of Bogata, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Children's Medical Center of Dallas. Funeral services have been scheduled for 5 p.m. ...

ICE conducts criminal investigations in Lamar County  Paris News

SUMNER — U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agents are conducting a criminal investigation at Load Trail Trailers in Sumner.

Golda Earline Sherwood | Free  Paris News

Golda Earline Sherwood, 84, of the Forest Hill Community, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at her home. *Service* will be at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home ...

Solar firms eye Lamar County area | Free  Paris News

Time is of the essence for two large alternative energy companies with eyes on the East Texas sun and available acreage along a high-powered electric ...

American SpiralWeld Pipe Co. announces Paris expansion  Paris News

American SpiralWeld Pipe Co., a subsidiary of American Cast Iron Pipe Co., is expanding its spiral-weld operations to Paris.

Prairiland to host home basketball tournament | Sports  Paris News

The Prairiland Basketball Tournament tips off today with games already underway. The Patriots, Chisum Mustangs, Honey Grove Warriors and Detroit Eagles on ...

Nickerlus Cary | Free  Paris News

Nickerlus “Nick” Cary, passed away peacefully surrounded by family. Mr. Cary's Homegoing Celebration will take place Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at 1 p.m. at ...

Senior in terroristic threat case named  Paris News

Alexander Barnett Bene, an 18-year-old senior at Prairiland High School, was arraigned on terroristic threat charges earlier today.

Paris PD loses lieutenant, gains officer | News  Paris News

The Paris Police Department will have an additional patrol officer on the streets as a result of action taken Monday night by Paris City Council.

Wreck injures 1  Paris News

BLOSSOM — A three-vehicle collision along Highway 82 East on Thursday injured one, and another driver is facing charges.

Thieves break into food pantry  Paris News

Thieves broke into the Downtown Food Pantry overnight, taking an empty safe and six boxes of macaroni and cheese.

Paris Fire Dept. welcomes newest full time fire fighter  Paris News

Paris Fire Department officially welcomed Brayden Jones as a full-fledged member on Nov. 10 as he completed his rookie year.

Dockrey to retire at Liberty National | News  Paris News

Judy Dockrey at Liberty National Bank's downtown Paris location, will retire, effective Dec. 31, after 40 years of *service* with the bank.

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