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Edmond-based LevelOps Energy Earns Top International Award

Edmond-based LevelOps Energy Earns Top International Award

Edmond, OK based LevelOps Energy will be honored as the Outstanding Incubator Client, in the technology category, at the National Business Incubation Association’s 29th International Conference on Business Incubation in Denver during the annual awards luncheon in April. LevelOps Energy,...

03/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Leadership Lamar County Class March Meeting

Leadership Lamar County Class March Meeting

The Leadership Lamar County Class of 2014-2015 met Thursday, March 12th at Love Civic Center.  The Class objective was to provide deeper understanding, as potential board members of nonprofit and community organizations, of the essential skills and understanding needed to positively and...

03/18/2015 by eParisExtra
FINANCIAL FOCUS: Protect Seniors from Financial Abuse

FINANCIAL FOCUS: Protect Seniors from Financial Abuse

It’s unfortunate but true: The elderly population is targeted for financial abuse or exploitation. In fact, by some estimates, this type of targeted abuse results in billions of dollars in losses each year. If you have elderly parents, what signs should you watch for to determine their...

03/17/2015 by eParisExtra
The Results Companies to Hold Another Hiring Event on Saturday

The Results Companies to Hold Another Hiring Event on Saturday

The Results Companies, a premier customer experience provider, is hosting a hiring event on Saturday, March 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 3052 Clarksville Street in Paris. They are interviewing for Customer Service, Sales, and Technical Support Representatives. Looking for applicants...

03/13/2015 by eParisExtra
KPLT TO CARRY TEXAS RANGER BASEBALL

KPLT TO CARRY TEXAS RANGER BASEBALL

With the changing of the guard of the Texas Rangers flagship station, it became apparent that Texas Rangers fans in Paris and Lamar County were not going to be able to hear Eric Nadel and the Texas Rangers play ball on the radio. East Texas Broadcasting station KPLT 1490 AM and 96.3 FM came to...

03/09/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar National Introduces Popmoney to Paris

Lamar National Introduces Popmoney to Paris

Lamar National is pleased to announce Popmoney, one of the newest technological advancements in banking, is now available to its customers. Popmoney allows the direct person to person transfer of money, no cash or checks needed.  This allows the customer to send money or received money from or...

03/09/2015 by eParisExtra
What Falling Oil Prices and a Rising Dollar Mean for You

What Falling Oil Prices and a Rising Dollar Mean for You

Two of the most notable economic developments of recent months are the dramatic decline in oil prices and the resurgence in the value of the U.S. dollar against other currencies. Both have an economic impact, which could translate to an investment impact as well. Let’s consider how these two...

03/08/2015 by eParisExtra
Speed Networking for Businesses

Speed Networking for Businesses

Lamar County Chamber of Commerce presents another Speed Networking for Businesses event on March 25, 2015 at the Love Civic Center from 11am – 1pm. A gourmet box lunch is included. Lunch is from 11am-11:30.  The cost is $20 for Chamber Members and $25 for non-members. Everyone is asked...

03/06/2015 by eParisExtra
Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for Remodel at Paris Optical

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for Remodel at Paris Optical

Join the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce as they congratulate Colton and Katie Wicks in their successful remodel of the Aikin Building including it into their business and making room for RGB Eye Associates that come to Paris on a scheduled basis. The Ribbon Cutting will be at 5:00...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Women May Face Extra Challenges in Seeking Financial Security

Women May Face Extra Challenges in Seeking Financial Security

On March 8, we observe International Women’s Day. On this occasion, thousands of events across the world will honor the cultural, political and social achievements of women. Of course, in many countries, women still face significant economic challenges. And even here in the United States,...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Regional Medical Center Earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Designation

Paris Regional Medical Center Earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Designation

Paris Regional Medical Center has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Dr. A.J. Hashmi Could Open Clarksville Hospital

Dr. A.J. Hashmi Could Open Clarksville Hospital

On February 18th, the Red River County Hospital Authority Board voted to give Paris cardiologist Dr. A.J. Hashmi 120 days to devise a plan to open a hospital in Clarksville. Late last year negotiations were underway for Paris Regional Medical Center (PRMC) to purchase the former East Texas...

03/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Five Steps to Feel More Confident about Your Retirement

Five Steps to Feel More Confident about Your Retirement

It’s natural to have mixed emotions about retirement – it’s a huge life change that people spend most of their working life preparing for. While the thought of retirement is exciting, the options and advice available can sometimes seem overwhelming and complex. There are several simple...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
The Results Companies Hosting a Hiring Event on Saturday

The Results Companies Hosting a Hiring Event on Saturday

The Results Companies in Paris is  still growing and has 230 positions to fill within the next two months. They are hosting a HIRING EVENT Saturday, February 28th * 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 3052 Clarksville Street (next to Sears). To expedite the interview process during the job fair,...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Are You Following a

Are You Following a "Tax Smart" Investment Strategy?

We’re getting closer to April 15: Tax Filing Day. And while there may not be much you can do to change your results for the 2014 tax year, you can certainly look closely at your tax returns to find areas you might be able to improve next year — and one such area is your investment...

02/19/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Optical Expands and Holds Grand Opening

Paris Optical Expands and Holds Grand Opening

Paris Optical, located on the east side of the plaza, has undergone big changes recently.  It has been an established eye care practice since the early 1970’s, but has now been expanded and improved to better serve the local community. Paris Optical originally only occupied 15 East Plaza,...

02/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Financial Checklist for Your 20s

Financial Checklist for Your 20s

Your twenties can be the most eventful decade of your life. You may be a student, new to a full time job, a new renter or homeowner, married or single, a parent or even a small business owner. No matter what you’re experiencing, you’re likely rather new to managing your money. While no...

02/12/2015 by eParisExtra
Citizens Expected to Argue Against Recyclers Depot

Citizens Expected to Argue Against Recyclers Depot

At Monday’s City Council meeting, several local citizens who are opposed to the new proposed recycling center are expected to argue against the new business. Here are some answers from Recyclers Depot owners regarding the new facility: Is Recyclers Depot a “junk yard”? Recyclers...

02/09/2015 by eParisExtra
Wilson named EVP at Lamar National Bank

Wilson named EVP at Lamar National Bank

Greg Wilson was recently named Executive Vice President of Lamar National Bank by its Board of Directors. “Greg has passion, energy and above all a totally unselfish desire to insure that Lamar National Bank is the very best we can be.  Greg has been a great asset to our bank and represents...

02/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Brookshires Makes Large Donation to Children's Advocacy Center of Paris

Brookshires Makes Large Donation to Children's Advocacy Center of Paris

Brookshire’s presented a $5,000 donation to The Children’s Advocacy Center of Paris (CAC).  Brookshire’s is a proud supporter of Children’s Advocacy Center of Paris which promotes hope, healing and justice to the most severely abused children in Lamar and Red River Counties by...

01/31/2015 by eParisExtra