Author: eExtra

Campbell Soup and Paris, TX – Two staples in the market

Campbell Soup has been part of Paris Texas for over fifty years, first opening their plant in 1964.  In order to get some insight about Campbell Soup’s experience today, we interviewed Brett Dunson, Senior Director of Operations at Campbell Soup. Mr. Dunson has worked with Campbell Soup for 11 years.  Most recently, he was the Beverage Plant Leader in Napoleon, Ohio.  Dunson has been in Paris for a little over a year now.  Dunson, discussing his choice to work at the Paris facility, states “For me personally, it was a great opportunity.  The plant has done some great things...

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On the grow with Clematis vines

Clematis vines are hardy and sturdy once established yet their look is so graceful and delicate.  They come in many different colors that bloom at different times of the year.  Three things are required for successful vines laden with blooms from base to farthest end.  They need cool, moist root systems, 5 to 6 hours of sunlight on their leaves, and something to climb. Clematis vines once established will give years of beautiful flowers.  To ensure this, dig a hole about 2 ft. deep and wide.  Add compost if soil is clay or too sandy.  Add lime if the...

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North Lamar Superintendent contract stalls at last night’s meeting

On Thursday evening the North Lamar ISD Board of Trustees met behind closed doors with the expectation of discussing Superintendent John McCullough’s contract with the district. According to Public Relations Director for the district, Carla Coleman, “The board moved the executive session toward the beginning of the meeting to discuss new hires and the contract of Superintendent McCullough. The trustees met for over 2 hours behind closed doors.  The new hires were approved and there was no discussion on McCullough’s contract. Business continued as usual and the meeting adjourned at 10 p.m.” eParisExtra also reached out to Trustee Tim...

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Paris Police Arrest Report – July 21, 2017

  The following individuals were arrested over the last 24 hour period by the Paris Police Department. Cochran, Joe Bradley – Manual delivery of a controlled substance PG1 >=4g. <200g, Manual delivery of a controlled substance PG 3/4 <28g., Possession of marijuana <2 oz., Possession of drug Cooper, Tosha Dionne – Driving while license invalid Humphrey, Donald Wayne – Criminal non-support Hunter, David Michael – Bond Surrender Warrant McClenan, Roy Allen – Criminal trespass Smith, Tony Deshure – Criminal non-support Washington, Ronnie Denail – Criminal non-support...

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Dr. Diamond’s patients speak out – Doctor or Dealer?

Dr. Howard Greg Diamond was arrested last week on federal drug conspiracy charges by the Eastern District Court of Texas in Sherman.  The 56-year-old doctor was indicted on charges of distribution of controlled substances, possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, health care fraud money laundering and aiding and abetting. Eddie Wilkerson of Jefferson, TX was under the care of Diamond for 7 years after suffering a spinal cord and neck injury in a work accident.  “He would never hurt anyone or give anyone anything to hurt themselves,” said Wilkerson.  “I never felt I was ever in any harm under...

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