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Managing Cash Flow - Brown Bag Seminar by Red River Region Business Incubator

Managing Cash Flow - Brown Bag Seminar by Red River Region Business Incubator

Have you ever determined what bills you could pay today by checking your bank balance? IF you have, you are like most entrepreneurs.  You are not managing your cash flow, it is managing you! Spend your lunch hour with us on Thursday and learn how to project and manage the cash in your...

02/06/2012 by eParisExtra
Work Begins on $196,000.00 Contract to Repair Loop 286

Work Begins on $196,000.00 Contract to Repair Loop 286

Highway construction will begin next week on the northern portion of Loop 286 from US 82 West to US 271 South.  The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recently awarded a full depth concrete slab repair contract to Winding Road Construction, Inc. for $196,005.68.  This section of Loop...

02/06/2012 by eParisExtra
Rachel Young, Newest Jazzercise Instructor, To Teach Local Dance-Fitness Classes

Rachel Young, Newest Jazzercise Instructor, To Teach Local Dance-Fitness Classes

Paris, Texas – Rachel Young, a newly certified Jazzercise instructor, has begun offering classes in Paris at Jazzercise Paris Fitness Center, located at 2750 East Price. Young earned the right to teach Jazzercise by completing an intense three-day workshop and performing a letter-perfect...

02/03/2012 by eParisExtra
Big Ambitions for Small Business at the Paris Small Business Development Center

Big Ambitions for Small Business at the Paris Small Business Development Center

Brad Gottshalk Heads Up Small Business Development Center A new vision is emerging at the Paris Small Business Development Center on assisting local businesses improve their bottom line. “I’m thrilled to be in this position and looking forward to helping small businesses in the...

02/02/2012 by eParisExtra
On Time Van Service: Never Arrive Late Again

On Time Van Service: Never Arrive Late Again

It seems some people are always driving – the ones who take friends and family places, the ones who get “volunteered” to sit behind the wheel on trips – and they usually do it with a smile. Hilda Perkins is one of those. In fact, she created her own business based on it: On Time Van...

01/26/2012 by eParisExtra
Personal Finance for Women Workshop

Personal Finance for Women Workshop

The Paris Public Library will sponsor a free workshop on personal finance for women on Tuesday, February 7 from 5:30 to 8 pm in the Library Gallery meeting room.   The program FINDING YOUR WEALTH will be conducted by Corinne S. Johnson, MBA and Sharon Schneider, CMSRN, MS of OPES, INC of...

01/24/2012 by eParisExtra
Edward Jones Ranks No. 5 on FORTUNE Magazine's Best Companies to Work For List

Edward Jones Ranks No. 5 on FORTUNE Magazine's Best Companies to Work For List

Financial-services firm makes list for 13th year Financial-services firm Edward Jones ranked No. 5 on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For 2012″ list in its 13th appearance on the prestigious list, according to four Edward Jones financial advisors in Paris,...

01/23/2012 by eParisExtra
Wilson Joins Lamar National, Lewis Promoted

Wilson Joins Lamar National, Lewis Promoted

Mr. Greg Wilson has joined Lamar National Bank as a Business Development Officer.  He is currently being processed through the bank’s executive development program which will result in a comprehensive understanding of all facets of bank operations. Michael Rhodes, President and CEO states,...

01/22/2012 by eParisExtra
Stone Title Company

Stone Title Company

When it comes to buying or selling property, one of the most crucial pieces may well be one of the most overlooked — the title company. “A title company is where you go when you buy or sell property,” said Stone Title Company owner Denise Moffitt. “We ensure the title to the...

01/22/2012 by eParisExtra
Ballard Insurance: Your Hometown Insurer

Ballard Insurance: Your Hometown Insurer

It’ s said that if you love your job, you’ ll never work a day in your life. Vicki Ballard has discovered the truth of it in her 25 years in the insurance business. “From the first day I walked in and worked in an insurance office, I loved it,” she said. “It was love at first sight....

01/18/2012 by eParisExtra
Modern Autobody: Your Everyday Body Shop

Modern Autobody: Your Everyday Body Shop

If nothing else, most people know Modern Autobody as the place on Clarksville Street with cool cars sitting in the window. The rotating display of various classic and high-end cars has also led a lot of people to assume that’s all David Norris works on. But nothing could be further from...

01/17/2012 by eParisExtra
Christian Women's Job Corps

Christian Women's Job Corps

For women looking for help in finding a job, there’s a welcome new face in town. Say hello to the Christian Women’s Job Corps. The CWJC will offer a series of courses on job-related skills starting next month. Stop by the Paris Pregnancy Care Center at 500 E. Houston by Feb. 6 to apply....

01/16/2012 by eParisExtra
Weekly Market Commentary

Weekly Market Commentary

Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist James Callaway, Raymond James Financial Advisor The economic calendar was thin. Retail sales disappointed in December, rising just 0.1%. However, sales rose 0.3% if one excludes the 1.6% decline in gasoline sales (which reflected...

01/14/2012 by eParisExtra
Small Business Development Center February Calendar

Small Business Development Center February Calendar

The Small Business Development Center at Paris Junior College will offer workshops as well as free counseling for current and prospective small business owners in the Paris area during the month of February, according to Director Bradley Gottshalk. The workshops will be held at the Bobby...

01/14/2012 by eParisExtra
Weekly Market Commentary

Weekly Market Commentary

January 6, 2012 Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist James Callaway, Raymond James Financial Advisor The economic data were generally better. The ISM manufacturing and non-manufacturing indices each picked up in December, although levels remained consistent with only...

01/11/2012 by eParisExtra
Bizshare: Facebook for Small Businesses

Bizshare: Facebook for Small Businesses

Every small business owner knows you can’t have too many resources to guide you to success, especially FREE resources.  Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas offers just that in its new small business networking website Bizshare. Bizshare is a free service that allows any member to set...

01/10/2012 by eParisExtra
Weekly Market Commentary

Weekly Market Commentary

January 6, 2012 Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist The economic data were generally better. The ISM manufacturing and non-manufacturing indices each picked up in December, although levels remained consistent with only moderate economic growth. The December...

01/10/2012 by eParisExtra
Red River Region Business Incubator releases Entrepreneurial Resource Guide

Red River Region Business Incubator releases Entrepreneurial Resource Guide

The R3bi has published a guide that defines the process of creating or buying a business.  The guide lists the requirements and resources available for six counties in Northeast Texas and one county in Oklahoma. The guide contains information on business licensing and permit requirements,...

01/05/2012 by eParisExtra
eParis Extra! Enters Second Year

eParis Extra! Enters Second Year

In 2008 downtown enthusiasts Gary Brown and Greg Wilson got together and hired local web designer James Wallace to create a community directory of businesses, services and information called eParisTexas.com.  Brown and Wilson didn’t know exactly where the site was headed but they knew that...

01/02/2012 by eParisExtra
Weekly Market Commentary

Weekly Market Commentary

December 16, 2011 Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist The economic data were mixed, but stock market participants were generally willing to embrace the good news and ignore the bad. Retail sales rose less than expected in November, but previous figures were revised...

12/18/2011 by eParisExtra