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SkateZone Ribbon Cutting

SkateZone Ribbon Cutting

On Wednesday August 17, 2016 SkateZone joined the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce. SkateZone is located at the 2625 Spur 139 in Paris and is a safe, family friendly event center where kids can enjoy roller skating, batting cages, miniature golf and arcade. The business is now owned by Joey...

08/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
PEDC to deliberate bids for spec building in special meeting this week

PEDC to deliberate bids for spec building in special meeting this week

This week the Paris Economic Development Corporation had its normal monthly meeting. During the meeting sealed bids for the construction of a spec building in Industrial Park were read. The bids are for the construction of a spec building on land the PEDC owns.  The building will be a 38,360...

08/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Consider All Aspects of College Savings Options

Consider All Aspects of College Savings Options

It’s almost back-to-school time. If you have young children going to public schools, your biggest expenditures may be on pens, pencils and notebooks. But if you want those same kids to go to college someday, you’ll eventually face considerably larger costs – so you may want to start...

08/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Venue 24 ribbon Cutting

Venue 24 ribbon Cutting

Venue 24 located at 925 Hwy. 24 joined the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce this week and cut the red ribbon for its Grand Opening. “Venue 24 is a new option venue for weddings, receptions, birthday parties, reunions, meetings, baby or wedding showers, and other special events in...

08/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
After overwhelming donations for recent fire victims - Elite Dance Academy to still hold open house today

After overwhelming donations for recent fire victims - Elite Dance Academy to still hold open house today

Elite Dance Academy will still hold its open house today from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. This week Elite Dance Academy jumped into action when learning of the devastating fire at the Garden Apartments.  The dance center quickly partnered with the Paris Chapter of the American Red Cross as a...

08/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Venue 24 Grand Opening tonight

Venue 24 Grand Opening tonight

Venue 24 is excited to announce the Grand Opening of their new event center tonight. They would like to invite everyone to come and spend the evening touring their facility and meeting vendors. The new event center has many amazing features including a large concrete and gravel parking lot,...

08/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
Tots 2 Teens cuts chamber ribbon

Tots 2 Teens cuts chamber ribbon

Last week the consignment shop Tots 2 Teens joined the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce and cut the ribbon on their new and expanded location. The shop is located on 1247 Clarksville St., Paris, TX.  Tots 2 Teens carries name brands for children and teenagers such as Old Navy, Gap, Gymboree...

08/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
Extra Extra - eParisExtra.com rolls out new products for readers and advertisers

Extra Extra - eParisExtra.com rolls out new products for readers and advertisers

At eParisExtra.com our goal is to continually be innovating new ideas to our site, our content and our products.  Over the past few months you may have noticed some subtle as well as major changes to the site and ads.  You can view the changes more easily on the desktop...

08/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
iParis Smartphone Repair Service joins chamber

iParis Smartphone Repair Service joins chamber

iParis Smartphone & iPad Screen Repair Service recently joined the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce. The ribbon was cut at the business’ location on 151 N. Collegiate Dr.  Joe Matthews, owner of iParis stated “we are your No. 1 choice in iPhone, iPad, and Samsung screen...

08/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
Are you financially prepared to raise an athlete?

Are you financially prepared to raise an athlete?

There’s no denying that the cost of childhood athletics is expensive. And while you may not be raising an Olympic-caliber athlete, if your child is one of the 35 million kids between ages 5 and 18 who play an organized sport in the U.S.1, you know about the financial commitment all too well....

08/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar National Bank “Backs the Blue” with new card creation

Lamar National Bank “Backs the Blue” with new card creation

Following the success and support from the community towards the fundraiser “Adopt a Cop”, Lamar National Bank has added two new debit card images to their newly released My Card Creation design gallery. Lamar National Bank began offering the personalized card service in June and the...

08/12/2016 by eparisextra.com
County Commissioners approve tax abatement for Potters Industries

County Commissioners approve tax abatement for Potters Industries

The Lamar County Commissioners approved a 10-year abatement agreement with Potter’s Industries yesterday in their regular meeting. Potters Industries LLC, is a leading producer of engineered glass materials serving the oil and gas Industry, polymer additives, highway safety, metal...

08/09/2016 by eparisextra.com
Financial Focus - Diversification Is Still Important for Retirees

Financial Focus - Diversification Is Still Important for Retirees

Stephen Gerald, AAMSFinancial Advisor,Edward Jones During your working years, your primary investment goal is generally growth – you need your money to grow so that you can eventually afford the comfortable retirement lifestyle you’ve envisioned. But when you retire, should you change...

08/07/2016 by eparisextra.com
Area leader added to Paris Regional Medical Center’s Board of Trustees

Area leader added to Paris Regional Medical Center’s Board of Trustees

Paris Regional Medical Center Board of Trustee’s is pleased to announce Josh Bray will be joining the board. Bray is the President of Sanitation Solutions.  He serves as Vice President of Finance for the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce. He is on the Board of Directors for the Boys...

08/06/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Chevrolet Buick GMC #backtheblue event every Saturday in August

Paris Chevrolet Buick GMC #backtheblue event every Saturday in August

Paris Chevrolet Buick GMC located on 1915 N. Main St. will be hosting a #backtheblue event each Saturday the month of August.  Shoppers can stop by for a test drive to help the dealership raise money for local police departments.  Paris Chevrolet will donate $25 for every test drive. Today...

08/06/2016 by eParisExtra
Liberty National Bank ranks in the top 200

Liberty National Bank ranks in the top 200

Each year DepositAccounts.com evaluates the financial health of every federally insured bank in the United States- more than 6,100 total. Each institution is graded on various factors, which include: capitalization, deposit growth and loan to reserve rations, in order to determine a...

08/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar National Bank ranked Top 50 in U.S.

Lamar National Bank ranked Top 50 in U.S.

Lamar National Bank, located on Collegiate Drive Each year DepositAccounts evaluates the financial health of every federally insured bank in the United States.  Of  the 6,199 banks, Lamar National Bank in Paris ranked 50th in the Top 200 Healthiest Banks in America. Each institution is...

08/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
What We Learn from the Jobs Report

What We Learn from the Jobs Report

Investors and market analysts pay close attention to the latest trends in economic data in order to gauge the potential impact to the investment world. One of the most closely watched among financial professionals is the jobs report, or more accurately, the Employment Situation Survey. The...

07/31/2016 by eparisextra.com
The Chamber of Commerce welcomes Chapman's Florist and Greenhouse

The Chamber of Commerce welcomes Chapman's Florist and Greenhouse

Chapman’s Florist and Greenhouse recently purchased by Chris and Roxanne Jefferson joined the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce last week. Chapman’s Florist is a long standing ole fashion floral shop located at 1811 Pine Bluff St., in Paris, TX. They have flowers and plants for all...

07/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
OMG Designs joins the Chamber of Commerce family

OMG Designs joins the Chamber of Commerce family

On Friday, July 22, 2016 OMG Designs owned and operated by Hollie Bailey cut the ribbon to join the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce family. OMG Designs is a trendy classic funky chic lifestyle boutique to suit all budgets and is a one stop shop for those with a keen eye for style, design and...

07/26/2016 by eparisextra.com