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New ATM Installed at the Love Civic Center

New ATM Installed at the Love Civic Center

The new Lamar National Bank ATM has been installed at the Love Civic Center. Ken Higdon, President/CEO of the Chamber, wrote in an announcement, “This will be a great convenience to the many events which use the Love Civic Center during the year. We want to thank Lamar National Bank for...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Appraisal District Reminds Businesses to Render their Taxable Property by April 15

Lamar County Appraisal District Reminds Businesses to Render their Taxable Property by April 15

If you own tangible personal property that is used to produce income, you must file a rendition with the Lamar County Appraisal District by April 15, 2016. A rendition is a report that lists all the taxable property you owned on January 1st of this year. Property includes inventory and...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
New Restaurant Inspection Grading System Coming to Paris

New Restaurant Inspection Grading System Coming to Paris

In 2016, the Paris-Lamar County Health District implemented a new and improved restaurant inspection grading system. Once the inspection is done, a grade will be assigned (A, B, C, D, or F) and it will be posted on the front door of the establishment. So far this year the following restaurants...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra
Area Business Leader Added to Paris Regional Medical Center Board of Directors

Area Business Leader Added to Paris Regional Medical Center Board of Directors

According to Patti Monczewski, Paris Regional Medical Center CEO, Paris Junior College President Dr. Pam Anglin (pictured) has been named to the PRMC Board beginning January 2016. “We are very pleased and honored to have Pam as a member of our board leadership,” Ms. Monczewski said. “She...

02/02/2016 by eParisExtra
Financial Focus: What Expenses Will You Incur When Investing?

Financial Focus: What Expenses Will You Incur When Investing?

You invest so that you can achieve a variety of goals, such as a secure retirement. It’s inevitable, though, that you will incur some costs when investing, ranging from payments to a financial professional to costs of educational materials. So it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with...

01/31/2016 by eParisExtra
Starbucks Returning to Paris

Starbucks Returning to Paris

Starbucks is re-opening at the same location on the loop that was closed back in 2008. At that time the company closed over 600 stores nationwide. There is currently a “now hiring” sign out front. Those interested should visit www.starbucks.com/careers. Medical benefit options are...

01/26/2016 by eParisExtra
POWDERLY DAIRY QUEEN® RECEIVES PRIDE AWARD

POWDERLY DAIRY QUEEN® RECEIVES PRIDE AWARD

The Dairy Queen located at 9967 Us Highway 271 N in Powderly recently received a PRIDE (Personal Responsibility in Delivering Excellence) Award from the Dairy Queen® system for achieving a high level of cleanliness and food safety. “We feel honored to have received such a prestigious...

01/25/2016 by eParisExtra
New ATM at Love Civic Center

New ATM at Love Civic Center

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce recently announced that they have been working with Lamar National Bank to install an ATM at the Love Civic Center. Ken Higdon, President/CEO of the Chamber, wrote in an announcement, “We are working to improve your experience at the Love Civic...

01/23/2016 by eParisExtra
Protect Your Assets From Unexpected Events

Protect Your Assets From Unexpected Events

Life is full of surprises both good and bad. If you’re unprepared financially to handle them, these events could leave you feeling anxious about your financial situation. Protecting the assets you’ve already accumulated and your ability to continue building for your future is essential to...

01/23/2016 by eParisExtra
Liberty National Bank Announces Promotions

Liberty National Bank Announces Promotions

President Carl T. Cecil has announced seven promotions at Liberty National Bank that were approved by the Board of Directors on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. “I am proud to announce these promotions. These are all loyal employees with many years of knowledge and customer service experience. I...

01/14/2016 by eParisExtra
Letting Go of Emotional Investing Patterns

Letting Go of Emotional Investing Patterns

When the Fed raised short-term interest rates in December, did you feel obligated to buy, sell or change your investing strategy solely on that knowledge? The urge to make an investment decision is often influenced by media reports and the sentimental value you apply to those investments. This...

01/10/2016 by eParisExtra
Plans Former Bank Building Could Add More Revitalization to Downtown Paris

Plans Former Bank Building Could Add More Revitalization to Downtown Paris

The former First National Bank building on the corner of 1st street NW on the historic square in downtown Paris has been purchased by CTRA Property Holdings Corporation. Plans have been announced to turn the former bank building into luxury apartments, a high-end restaurant, retail shops and...

12/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Regional Medical Center Names Patti Monczewski as CEO

Paris Regional Medical Center Names Patti Monczewski as CEO

Officials at RegionalCare Hospital Partners announced today that Patti Monczewski has been named Chief Executive Officer at Paris Regional Medical Center. Ms. Monczewski has been at Paris Regional since the summer of 2014, previously serving as Chief Operating Officer and, most recently, as...

12/16/2015 by eParisExtra
Financial Planning at Every Life Stage

Financial Planning at Every Life Stage

Just like there are four seasons in a year, there are different seasons of financial planning during your lifetime. Financial planning can help you can gain a better understanding of where you are at financially, how to prepare for challenges that may be ahead, and how to plan for where you...

12/13/2015 by eParisExtra
Neeld Joins Lamar National as SVP

Neeld Joins Lamar National as SVP

Lamar National Bank is pleased to welcome Terry Neeld as the Senior Vice President in charge of Lending. Terry earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of New Mexico with a minor in Accounting and Economics. He is also a graduate of The University of...

12/02/2015 by eParisExtra
The Results Companies Announces Expansion of Paris Contact Center

The Results Companies Announces Expansion of Paris Contact Center

The Results Companies, one of the world’s leading Customer Experience Management providers, recently announced plans to add over 400 employees to its contact center in Paris, Texas. The workforce expansion will begin immediately and allow the company to accommodate current and future growth...

11/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Market Square Vendors Celebrate Small Business Saturday®

Market Square Vendors Celebrate Small Business Saturday®

Market Square Vendors announce its participation in the sixth annual Small Business Saturday on November 28th. Shop Small in the Market Square and in downtown Paris from  11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and be registered for a chance to win a  Yeti Cooler .  Drawing to be held at 6:00...

11/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Now is the Time to Think About Your Next Tax Return

Now is the Time to Think About Your Next Tax Return

Your 2015 tax return isn’t due until April of 2016, but now is the time to consider your options for tax planning. Many of the tax-savings moves you can make for your 2015 return need to occur before the end of the year. Here are answers to questions you may have about tax planning strategies...

11/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Campbell, Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas Honored at Texas Workforce Conference

Campbell, Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas Honored at Texas Workforce Conference

Campbell Soup Supply Company (Campbell) was recognized as a Texas Employer of the Year finalist at the Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) 19th Annual Texas Workforce Conference held Nov. 18-20 in Dallas. The five finalists were chosen from 28 employers nominated for contributions to their...

11/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Small Business Saturday November 28th

Small Business Saturday November 28th

The sixth annual  Small Business Saturday is this Saturday, November 28th.  Paris residents are urged to support local, independent businesses in historic downtown Paris and throughout Lamar County. Cheri Bedford, Paris Main Street Program Coordinator said last year of the event,...

11/24/2015 by eParisExtra