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Generation X: Taking Retirement into Their Own Hands

Generation X: Taking Retirement into Their Own Hands

With all the attention paid to baby boomers, it’s hard to believe another generation is rapidly approaching retirement age. In 2015, the first wave of Generation X is turning fifty. And Gen Xers are taking retirement into their own hands. According to the recent Ameriprise Financial...

08/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Still time to participate in The Results Co. Hiring Event

Still time to participate in The Results Co. Hiring Event

The Results Company, 3052 Clarksville Street, is hosting a ‘Hiring Event’ today, and there’s still time for you to get over there and have the opportunity for a new career. They are now hiring Customer Service Representatives and Technical Support Representatives. There are...

08/25/2015 by Josh Allen
Red River County Hospital Authority Board to Meet

Red River County Hospital Authority Board to Meet

The Red River County Hospital Authority Board will meet Tuesday, August 18th at 6:30pm at the Hub Community Center, located at 501 West Broadway in Clarksville. The Board is to go into closed executive session to continue to deliberate the sale of the hospital to Dr. A.J. Hashmi. The hospital...

08/14/2015 by eParisExtra
Take a Day to Organize Your Finances

Take a Day to Organize Your Finances

If you’re like most people, you periodically set aside time to clean out your home, garage or closets. It’s equally as important to take time to organize your finances. The following checklist can help you get started: Cancel unused credit cards — If you’re paying an annual fee on a...

08/11/2015 by eParisExtra
Grand Opening of THE LOFT at one-twenty-three

Grand Opening of THE LOFT at one-twenty-three

On August 6th the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for THE LOFT at one-twenty-three. THE LOFT at one-twenty-three is a new business in downtown Paris, located at 123 Clarksville Street.  This gorgeous event venue is owned by Lalonna West and is available to rent...

08/11/2015 by eParisExtra
Construction Begins at Paris Lakes Medical Center

Construction Begins at Paris Lakes Medical Center

Construction crews from Harrison, Walker & Harper have begun work on the medical office buildings and will be completing storm drainage, pier and grade beams and water and sewer lines in the next few weeks. Crews will build three of the four planned medical office buildings concurrently....

08/10/2015 by eParisExtra
Tax Free Weekend 2015

Tax Free Weekend 2015

Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales taxes on August 7 – 9 — the state’s annual tax holiday. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers about $8 on...

08/07/2015 by eParisExtra
Blue Bell May Be Back on Shelves Soon

Blue Bell May Be Back on Shelves Soon

Since a nationwide recall in May, Blue Bell has not been on shelves.  An announcement came Wednesday that Blue Bell’s Alabama plant has been cleared to resume production. This past spring, after listeria was discovered, Blue Bell stopped production at its Alabama, Brenham, Texas and...

08/06/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Regional Receives Chest Pain Center with PCI Accreditation

Paris Regional Receives Chest Pain Center with PCI Accreditation

Officials at Paris Regional Medical Center (PRMC) announced today that they received full Chest Pain Center with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC) on July 1, 2015. To become an Accredited Chest Pain Center, the...

08/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Bake It Off: Papa John’s Returns to Paris

Bake It Off: Papa John’s Returns to Paris

Josh Washington is approaching his senior year at Paris High School. He’s lived in Paris for all of his life, and he knows his way around the restaurants in town. He’s worked previously at Denny’s and Fish Fry, and he says he’s gained invaluable experience. Yet for the last few years,...

07/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Reno Council Approves Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts Coming to Reno

Reno Council Approves Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts Coming to Reno

The Reno City Council has unanimously approved a Variance requested by Recyclers Depot and Pickers Self-Service Auto Parts to locate their businesses at 7084 Lamar Road, according to a recent release from the company. Recyclers Depot is an innovative metals buying center that will purchase...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen
Ray's on North Main For Sale

Ray's on North Main For Sale

Location, location, location! Heavy traffic on major artery of the city sits this drive-thru retail beer store. Building is 4 years old with same age equipement, coolers, freezers and storage. Turn key businesss with excellent sales record. $575,000.  [click on photo for listing] ...

07/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Peoples Bank Celebration for the Public on Friday, July 24th

Peoples Bank Celebration for the Public on Friday, July 24th

On Friday, July 24th all three locations of Peoples Bank will roll out the red carpet with cold drinks, cookies, giveaways, a drawing for several big prizes, and best of all a cool place to come escape the heat! Everyone is welcome to come visit any Peoples Bank location including downtown on...

07/23/2015 by eParisExtra
FINANCIAL FOCUS: Term vs. Permanent Insurance: Which Is Right for You?

FINANCIAL FOCUS: Term vs. Permanent Insurance: Which Is Right for You?

What’s your most valuable asset? While you are still working, this asset may actually be your future income — so you need to protect it. And you can do so by maintaining adequate life insurance, which can help provide your family with the financial resources necessary to meet critical...

07/23/2015 by eParisExtra
The Price of Parking: Creative Candy Owner Rents Parking Spaces

The Price of Parking: Creative Candy Owner Rents Parking Spaces

Paying to park your car in designated areas is not exactly commonplace in small towns like Paris, TX. Most people instead see parking fees in large cities like Dallas, Ft. Worth, or Houston. Yet what’s so uncommon in Paris is exactly what began recently. The lot that once was home to the old...

07/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Chamber of Commerce Warns About Community Guide

Chamber of Commerce Warns About Community Guide

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce is warning its members that the Chamber is not associated with nor do they have any relationship with Tri-County Publications, LLC out of Haltom City.   The Lamar County Chamber has not contracted them to print a community guide and will not be...

07/13/2015 by eParisExtra
ALDI Officially Opens Doors in Paris

ALDI Officially Opens Doors in Paris

The Paris ALDI store held its grand opening on Thursday with drawings for prizes, gift certificates, and samples of food offered by the grocery chain. Directly competing with stores such as Walmart and Kroger, ALDI aims to bring consumers quality food at lower prices, one of the main goals...

07/10/2015 by eParisExtra
Aldi Grand Opening Draws a Crowd

Aldi Grand Opening Draws a Crowd

The Grand Opening of the Aldi Grocery Store Thursday morning drew a large crowd of people.  Pre-opening lines stretched from the store south past Hibbets and north around Hobby Lobby. Store officials brought in triple the number of carts for a normal Aldi grand opening and expect it to be a...

07/09/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Psychological Traps Investors Should Avoid

Four Psychological Traps Investors Should Avoid

Investing in the stock market has its ups and downs. And it’s not just because the stock market is unpredictable. It’s easy for individual investors to get tripped up by the psychology of investing. Investors need to be aware of these four common behaviors and plan accordingly: Eternal...

07/08/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Expands Commercial Development

Paris Expands Commercial Development

With the upcoming opening of Aldi on Thursday, the city of Paris sees another major chain of stores enter the local economy. The grocery store, which pits itself against competitors Walmart and Kroger, touts its competitive prices as a major draw for families looking to save money on food...

07/07/2015 by eParisExtra