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The Financial Side of Being a Caregiver

The Financial Side of Being a Caregiver

Caring for a family member is complex. While deeply meaningful, it can be emotionally taxing and often presents unexpected challenges, often financial ones. If you may need to step into a caregiving role, it’s a good idea to plan a financial strategy today, before it becomes an added...

05/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar National Bank closing tomorrow afternoon for Bankhead funeral

Lamar National Bank closing tomorrow afternoon for Bankhead funeral

Lamar National Bank, located on Collegiate Drive Lamar National Bank (Main bank and Reno branch) will be closing at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow afternoon to attend the J.B. Bankhead funeral. The drive through at the main bank will remain open to service customers.   ...

05/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
Help your mother prepare for retirement

Help your mother prepare for retirement

Mother’s Day is almost here, so start shopping for the flowers or candy for Mom.  But this year, why not also go beyond the traditional?  Specifically, if your mother is still working but getting close to retirement, consider providing her with a gift that can help make her days as a...

05/07/2016 by eparisextra.com
Guaranty Bank & Trust acquires 2nd Denton location

Guaranty Bank & Trust acquires 2nd Denton location

Guaranty Bancshares, Inc., parent company of Guaranty Bank & Trust (Guaranty), today announced that Guaranty has entered into an agreement to acquire a full-service location at 3101 Wind River Lane in Denton, Texas from Independent Bank. Independent Bank has operated the full-service...

05/05/2016 by eparisextra.com
RegionalCare Hospital Partners and Capella Healthcare Announce Completion of Merger

RegionalCare Hospital Partners and Capella Healthcare Announce Completion of Merger

RegionalCare Hospital Partners Inc. (“RegionalCare”) and Capella Healthcare, Inc. (“Capella”), both privately-owned premier providers of health care services, today announced the successful completion of the previously announced merger between the two companies.  The new combined...

05/05/2016 by eparisextra.com
The City of Paris is hiring lifeguards for pool season

The City of Paris is hiring lifeguards for pool season

The City of Paris is hiring lifeguards for the 2016 season. For information on Lifeguard and Water Safety Instruction Training Classes as well as an employment application may be picked up at Public Works, 50 West Hickory St., or from the website www.paristexas.gov For more information, please...

05/04/2016 by eparisextra.com
Edward Jones Stephen Gerrald adds Mike Morrow to Staff

Edward Jones Stephen Gerrald adds Mike Morrow to Staff

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Stephen Gerrald announced today that a second financial advisor, Mike Morrow, will join his office in Paris on May 3, 2016. Gerrald said, “I’m very impressed with Mike, and I’m sure my clients will be, too.  Edward Jones prides...

04/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Expo to Provide Job Seekers with Career Information

Expo to Provide Job Seekers with Career Information

Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet with area employers during the 2016 Career and Community Resources Expo on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.  The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Paris Junior College Ballroom, 2400 Clarksville St., Paris, Texas.   The 2015 Career and...

04/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Hometown Realty Group brings on Darla McMullen

Hometown Realty Group brings on Darla McMullen

Darla McMullen recently joined Hometown Realty Group – Keller Williams.  A realtor for nine years, and an East Texas native, Darla earned some top real estate producer awards.  Darla specializes in residential, commercial, farm and ranch, property management and relocation.  Her...

04/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Can You Make Your Investments Less “Taxing”?

Can You Make Your Investments Less “Taxing”?

Tax Freedom Day, which typically occurs in late April, according to the Tax Foundation, is the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay off its total tax bill for the year. So you may want to use this opportunity to determine if you can liberate yourself from some...

04/17/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lynnette M. Watkins, MD Appointed CMO/COO of Paris Regional Medical Center

Lynnette M. Watkins, MD Appointed CMO/COO of Paris Regional Medical Center

Paris Regional Medical Center announced this week that Lynette M Watkins, M.D., has been appointed Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer effective May 9, 2016. She brings more than 17 years of relevant business leadership and medical experience to the hospital setting, according to...

04/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
Hometown Realty Group, Keller Williams Welcomes Chad Stephens

Hometown Realty Group, Keller Williams Welcomes Chad Stephens

Keller Williams Realty Plano welcomes Chad Stephens, a long-time veteran real estate broker and appraiser.  With more than 25 years of experience in the real estate industry, Stephens specializes in residential, commercial and farm and ranch properties.  Previously, he owned and operated his...

04/14/2016 by eParisExtra
Reid Retires from Lamar National

Reid Retires from Lamar National

Lin Reid will retire from Lamar National after 30 years with the bank.  Lin originally joined the bank as a loan secretary to assist Michael Rhodes in 1986.  After many years as a loan secretary she made the supervisor of the note department in 2002.  She was later promoted to Banking...

03/29/2016 by eParisExtra
Grand Opening of Starbucks

Grand Opening of Starbucks

The new Starbucks in Paris (at the same location as the old one at 3855 NE Loop 286) will be held tonight, Wednesday March 23rd from 5-7pm. The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce  Ribbon Cutting will be Monday, March 28th at 11am. ...

03/23/2016 by eParisExtra
PRMC Names Interim Director of Marketing

PRMC Names Interim Director of Marketing

Erin Barnes, RN, BSN has been named Interim Director of Marketing and Community Relations for Paris Regional Medical Center. Erin has over 11 years of healthcare experience and 6 years of sales/marketing experience. She most recently served as the hospital’s Health Liaison and Corporate...

03/23/2016 by eParisExtra
RegionalCare Hospital Partners to Merge with Capella Healthcare

RegionalCare Hospital Partners to Merge with Capella Healthcare

RegionalCare Hospital Partners, owner of Paris Regional Medical Center (PRMC) has announced plans  to merge with Capella Healthcare. Both RegionalCare and Capella are privately-owned premier providers of health care services.  The new company will have 18 hospital campuses, of which PRMC is...

03/22/2016 by eParisExtra

"Business After Hours" Thursday, March 24th

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the first “Business After Hours” this Thursday, March 24th at James Hodge Motor Company, located at 5100 SE Loop 286. This networking event will be from 5:15pm until 7pm with complimentary hors d’oeuvres, drinks and...

03/21/2016 by eParisExtra
Measuring The Stock Market

Measuring The Stock Market

Every day we hear numbers that evaluate the stock market’s performance, such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average or the NASDAQ Composite Index. There are a myriad of market indices, and it may seem like they are all measuring the same thing. However, each index evaluates the market in a...

03/18/2016 by eParisExtra
Lamar National Announces New President and CEO

Lamar National Announces New President and CEO

Greg Wilson, Lamar National Bank President On March 15th at the annual shareholders’ meeting, the Board of Directors of Lamar National Bank named Greg Wilson President and CEO. He has also been elected to the bank’s Board of Directors and will serve as Vice Chairman. Wilson will succeed...

03/16/2016 by eParisExtra
Financial Focus: Which IRA is Better for Younger Workers?

Financial Focus: Which IRA is Better for Younger Workers?

Stephen Gerald, AAMSFinancial Advisor,Edward Jones If you’re at the beginning of your career, you might not be thinking too much about the end of it. But even younger workers should be aware of – and saving for – their eventual retirement. And since you’ve got many years until you do...

03/16/2016 by eParisExtra