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Evergreen Cemetery Historical Marker Dedication

Evergreen Cemetery Historical Marker Dedication

The Evergreen Cemetery is one of the largest and oldest cemetery’s in Texas and yesterday this Paris landmark received a historical marker and dedication from the Texas Historical Commission  commemorating its long history. On hand for the dedication of the marker were members and staff...

09/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
eParisExtra Dog of the Week

eParisExtra Dog of the Week

This is our little minion, Mini for short. She is about 3 years old , petite, but solid. Mini is a friendly lady, she loves attention and wants to play. She is possibly housebroken and waits patiently every morning for someone to take her out. Mini is a terrier mix, small in size and she would...

09/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
eParisExtra cat of the week

eParisExtra cat of the week

Take a look at this beautiful kitten. She is one of many at the Paris Animal Shelter seeking a home. She is healthy, happy, friendly and just wants a place to call  her own. Please contact the Lamar County Humane Association today. ...

09/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
Texas Night Out coming together

Texas Night Out coming together

After many weeks of preparation the Texas Night Out Event is coming together. “So many businesses and individuals have sponsored bicycles that we are about to reach our goal of three hundred bicycles,” said Paris Police Officer David Whitaker.  “Special thanks to Walmart for...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Texas DPS to honor Trooper Nichols with memorial dedication

Texas DPS to honor Trooper Nichols with memorial dedication

On Saturday, September 24, 2016 the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will hold a memorial dedication ceremony at the DPS Office in Paris in honor of Trooper Jeffrey Nichols.  Trooper Nichols was killed in the line of duty on March 26, 2016. Various law enforcement and local officials as...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
eParisExtra Dog of the Week

eParisExtra Dog of the Week

This is Roscoe. He is 2 to 3 year-old Shiba Inu mix. He is very sweet and just a touch shy, but he will bond quickly and be a very loving loyal friend . Roscoe is a small to medium size dog and he is approximately 30 lbs. Roscoe is available for adoption through the Lamar County Humane...

09/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
eParisExtra cat of the week

eParisExtra cat of the week

This is Patty Cake. She is domestic short-hair cat. Patty Cake has two adorable kittens looking for homes. All three are very loving and somewhat spunky. They enjoy playing with each other. Please drop by to meet this sweet family at Paris Animal Shelter located at 310 Clement Rd., Paris,...

09/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Volunteers needed for Reading to the Future

Volunteers needed for Reading to the Future

The Lamar County Coalition of Education, Business and Industry is looking for volunteers to read to second grade students. Beginning its eighth year, the Reading to the Future program will start in October. Individuals or groups of people can adopt a classroom and read aloud to them each week,...

09/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
First Responders Day at Roxton ISD

First Responders Day at Roxton ISD

On September 9th, Roxton ISD hosted area First Responders at lunch and presented certificates of appreciation to each.  Sheriff Scott Cass of the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office and Roxton Volunteer Fire Department member Brent Cooper addressed the students in grades 6-12.  The current...

09/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County of Chamber of Commerce Annual Celebration set for next month

Lamar County of Chamber of Commerce Annual Celebration set for next month

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce is currently making plans for its 112th Annual Celebration to be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at Love Civic Center.  This event will begin with social time at 5:15 p.m. and a buffet dinner beginning at 6:15 p.m. Branding Paris is the theme for this...

09/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
The Paris Police Department wants the community to have a

The Paris Police Department wants the community to have a "fair" experience.

Starting Saturday, uniformed Paris Police Officers will be issuing free gate passes to the upcoming Red River Valley Fair, September 29, 2016 through  October 2.  “Officers will have the discretion to present these to our citizens and children during contacts,” said Police Chief...

09/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
eParisExtra Dog of the Week

eParisExtra Dog of the Week

This is Maximus. He is a young pointer mix that is super friendly. He does great with other dogs, just wants to play . A very sweet nature . Maximus is a small to medium size guy that would fit into an active / semi active home. He’s good on a leash , loves taking walks. So if you up to...

09/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
eParisExtra Cat of the Week

eParisExtra Cat of the Week

Ally is a gorgeous young smooth tabby. She’s a gentle , friendly kitten with lots of love to give.  Playful & curious , she would be a great source of entertainment. Come see this sweet kitty for yourself , she’s waiting just for you. #LCHA #adoptapet #foreverhome ...

09/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
Mustang PALS stock at Downtown Food Pantry

Mustang PALS stock at Downtown Food Pantry

Mustang PALS Kason Fortner and Gavin Baggett stock green beans at the Downtown Food Pantry recently. The PALS  will conduct a Food Drive over the holidays between Thanksgiving and Christmas for needy families. Now they know where their items will go and to supply food for those do not have...

09/13/2016 by eparisextra.com
From the shelter, to foster home, to Service Dog - Ryder makes a difference in one family's life

From the shelter, to foster home, to Service Dog - Ryder makes a difference in one family's life

Some dogs actually get a chance and for Ryder, a Border Collie Lab mix life didn’t start out so easy. No one is exactly sure what Ryder’s life was like before he found his way to the Paris Animal Shelter, but many volunteers of the Lamar County Humane Association saw something very...

09/11/2016 by eparisextra.com
Mud volleyball kicks off United Way 2017 Campaign

Mud volleyball kicks off United Way 2017 Campaign

It was a muddy, competitive and fun event at yesterday’s Mud Volleyball Tournament. The United Way of Lamar County kicked off the beginning of their 2017 fundraising campaign at the Paris Rodeo Arena with clouds in the sky. The rain came and went, but the Powderly Volunteer Fire...

09/11/2016 by eparisextra.com
911 Remembered by Fire Chief Larry Wright

911 Remembered by Fire Chief Larry Wright

Fifteen years have passed since the tragic day terrorists hijacked four airplanes in an attempt to not only demolish buildings, but the American spirit itself. Many of us still remember September 11, 2001 like it was yesterday. It’s hard to forget the emotions of that day and the grief of...

09/11/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Humane Association to host adoption event all weekend

Lamar County Humane Association to host adoption event all weekend

The Lamar County Humane Association will host a weekend adoption event at Petco located at 3900 Lamar Ave., Paris TX. Hours are from noon until 5 p.m. today and 1 – 5 p.m. tomorrow.  Petco is celebrating their National Pet Adoption Weekend and donate $35 towards all LCHA adoptions this...

09/10/2016 by eparisextra.com
eParisExtra Dog of the Week

eParisExtra Dog of the Week

This is Cash.  He is an adorable Shepherd mix . Still a young pup Cash is ready for a home. He is playful and active.  He enjoys playing with others as well as toys. Stop by and meet Cash today at the Paris Animal Shelter located at 310 Clement Rd., Paris, TX.  Cash is available for adoption...

09/06/2016 by eparisextra.com
eParisExtra Cat of the Week

eParisExtra Cat of the Week

This is Sonny Boy.  He is a sweet and very gentle kitty looking for a family. He’s handsome with beautiful eyes and a personality to match. He enjoys playing and is very entertaining. This kitten would the perfect addition to any family . Sonny Boy is available for adoption at the Lamar...

09/06/2016 by eparisextra.com