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  1. L.M. Kit Carson, Co-Writer of 'Paris, Texas,' Dies at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Screenwriter, actor and author L.M. Kit Carson, who adapted Wim Wenders' "Paris, Texas" and helped Wes Anderson launch his first film "Bottle Rocket," died Monday after a long illness. He was 73. Palme d'Or winner "Paris, Texas" was created by playwright Sam Shepard, but Carson came on to complete the screenplay after his son Hunter Carson was cast in the film at age 7. Carson also wrote the screenplay for the 1983 remake of Jean-Luc Godard's "Breathless" and the 1984 crime pic "Chinese Boxes."

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  2. A free man: L.M. "Kit" Carson, 1941-2014Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... than it had any right to be. And he co-wrote the screenplay (with Sam Shepherd) for Wim Wenders' 1984 masterpiece " Paris, Texas ." The latter is a of those with melancholy temperaments. (Elliott Smith adored it.) It features one of the all-time ...

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  3. Trailblazer Reaches End of RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    ... during the Frenchman's American tour in the late Sixties. Carson also co-wrote the adaptation of Sam Shepard 's play Paris, Texas , for Wim Wenders , and the film also features his young son, Hunter Carson , whose mother is Carson's first wife Karen ...

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  4. L.M. Kit Carson Has DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | D Magazine

    Comes word today that the North Texas filmmaker, whose career included co-writing the Wim Wenders movie Paris, Texas and co-founding Dallas' own USA Film Festival, has died. In 2001, D Magazine ran an article penned by Carson that was ostensibly about his work making a series of short documentaries about Africa on his cellphone, but it really reads more like a fever dream than a magazine story.

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  5. Filmmaker, actor and USA Film Festival founder L.M. Kit Carson dead at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Long ago I referred to L.M. Kit Carso n as " perhaps the most influential local-born filmmaker ," and with good reason: He more or less birthed the mockumentary in 1968 with the film David Holzman's Diary , co-founded the USA Film Festival in 1970, landed on the National Film Registry , co-wrote Wim Wenders' beloved Paris, Texas and helped young comers named Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson turn a short film into the debut feature known as Bottle Rocket . And he was once married to actress Karen Black , Hunter's mother.

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  6. Haunted Places in Texas Art Show at Plaza GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | EParis Extra

    ... The exhibit opens Thursday and runs through November 15th. The Plaza Art Gallery is located on the Plaza in downtown Paris at 8 W. Plaza. Open Monday through Saturday 10am to 4pm. Don't miss this fun art show. Click the poster above or visit ...

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  7. Obituaries for Tuesday, October 21Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | EParis Extra

    LAURA JEAN BELL GIBSON , 88, of Paris, passed peacefully from this life on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Paris Regional Medical Center. Starrett Funeral Home will conduct funeral services at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Lamar Avenue Church of Christ, with Patrick Cannon officiating.

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  8. Paris' McCoy's teams up with downtown food pantry for food driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | KXII-TV Sherman

    Anyone interested in donated can bring non-perishable items to McCoy's on Highway 271 in Paris until November 1st. All the items donated will help the over 800 families the food pantry serves each week.

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  9. Families of black grads visit collegeRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

    Harry Stewart, of Paris, Texas, takes a photo of an old Eureka College ledger that includes the name of his mother, Willie Sue Smith, who in 1932 became the first black woman to graduate from the college in Eureka. His son, Sean Stewart, reads the notations.

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  10. Ron Gardenhire visits PJC baseball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EParis Extra

    The Paris Junior College baseball team had an unexpected visitor attend a squad game recently. Former Minnesota Twins manager and 1977 alumnus Ron Gardenhire stopped by to show his wife Carol the campus and say "hello" to the players.

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  11. 4th Annual Paris Antique Fair Raises Money for DowntownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EParis Extra

    Downtown Paris saw the 4th annual Paris Antique Fair the weekend of October 13th. The event, held at the Gibraltar Hotel this year, was a fundraiser for downtown bathrooms that are part of the new park project in the parking lot of First Methodist Church.

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  12. Princeton Snaps Cats' 18-Game District StreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EParis Extra

    On the eve of Friday's District 7-4A-1 showdown with Princeton at Wildcat Stadium, a Paris assistant coach said bluntly, "They can't stop us." However, 75 miles southwest, a Princeton assistant coach was probably having the same thought.

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  13. Sacre bleu! Parisian vandals destroy 24ft art sculpture that...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Daily Mail

    ... sex toy in one of their most beautiful squares.' Jerome Dubus, of the opposition UMP party, also had tough words for Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo, saying she should 'end this provocation and remove the art work' for good. It's clearly been destroyed ...

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  14. Long-Term Care Planning: Then and NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | EParis Extra

    ... r your unique situation. Thomas A. Callaway CRPCA , is a Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. in Paris TX. He specializes in fee-based financial

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  15. Week 8 Football RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | EParis Extra

    ... and forth all night and you had the sense that whoever had the ball last, would win the game. It almost held true too. Paris extended their lead to 64-58 with approximately two minutes to play in the game. The ensuing kick off, however, was ran back ...

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  16. Valley of the Caddo Museum and Cultural Center opens in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | KXII-TV Sherman

    After nearly a decade of planning, the Valley of the Caddo Museum and Cultural Center celebrated its grand opening Friday in Paris. The museum represents Lamar, Fannin, Delta and Red River Counties, and features several collections including pottery, beading and Indian artifacts. 6 comments

  17. HAM radio day in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | KXII-TV Sherman

    People from all over the US are expected to fill the parking lot of Main Trading Company for a day the Paris Mayor has declared "HAM radio day". The free event is open to the public and will have food, live music and hundreds of people that share one thing in common, their love of radio.

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  18. No One Cares That You Don't Like ImpressionismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Dallas Observer

    ... "Family Portrait" on the wall after seeing it in books all his life. For those of us who can't afford to travel to Paris, the Kimbell Art Museum has brought the Musee d'Orsay to Fort Worth. This is the Orsay's largest loan to a museum, ever. But ...

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  19. Paris A21 A-Team to host a 'Walk for Freedom' tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | EParis Extra

    The Paris A21 A-Team will host a Walk for Freedom this Saturday, October 18, from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Downtown Plaza to raise awareness for the awful crime of human-trafficking. The A21 Campaign is a non-profit organization that works to end human trafficking, abolishing the injustice in the 21st Century.

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  20. Women's Soccer Hosts Game One Of Doubleheader SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Loyola Greyhounds

    Loyola is 10-4-8 when hosting a doubleheader with the men's team. Redshirt junior Jessica Van Dyke leads the offense with four goals and is tied for eighth among Patriot League players for the most goals this season.

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