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Beautiful building site in Sugar Hill Estates. Gated with HOA. NL ISD. $38,000. On FM 195.



“Frozen” will be Final Movies in the Park

Movies in ParkThe final “Movies in the Park” hosted by the Paris Main Street organization will be Thursday, July 24th. The extremely popular Disney movie, “Frozen” will close out the 2014 summer season.

Preceding the movie on Thursday night will be a special showing of several short films produced by aspiring, young local directors who participated in this summer’s PCT Film Workshop, led by Chase Ramsey and Cody Head.

Movies in the Park is located in Bywaters Park, at 400 S. Main Street in downtown Paris. The event is free for the whole family, and begins at 8pm.

Concessions are available for sale and include popcorn, drinks, cotton candy, snow cones, pizza and candy. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, contact Cheri Bedford at 903-784-9293 or email cbedford@paristexas.gov.

Kevin Dawson Receives Eagle Scout Award

Kevin Dawson Eagle ScoutKevin Dawson, 16, son of Laura and Dennis Dawson of Powderly, and grandson of Jerry Dawson and the late Mary Dawson, Helen Short and the late J.C. Short, of Boy Scout Troop 2 of the NeTseO Trails Council was honored at a special Eagle Scout ceremony Sunday, July 20th at 3:00 pm at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church.

To earn Scouting’s highest award, Kevin had to earn 21 merit badges, serve as a leader in his troop, and complete a major community service project.  To date, Kevin has earned 47 merit badges.  His Scoutmaster, Mike Taylor will present the award.

Kevin’s service project took place at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church.  Leading 25 Scouts and adults, Kevin built a grotto for a statue of the Virgin Mary behind the church, erected two benches for seating and landscaped the area surrounding the grotto.  The project took two months to complete with more than 200 hours logged.

Kevin has been a Boy Scout in Troop 2, chartered by Calvary United Methodist Church, for 4 years and was a Cub Scout in Pack 12, chartered by Lamar Avenue Church of Christ for 5 years.  He is a member of Order of the Arrow Loquanne Allangwh Lodge 428.

He has completed the Order of the Arrow National Leadership seminar in Davis, OK and BSA National Youth Leadership training in Gary, TX.

Kevin is a sophomore at North Lamar High School.  He is a member of the NLHS marching band, played on the NLHS Freshmen baseball team and is a member of the NLHS Varsity Swim Team.  He has played tenor trombone in the Paris Municipal Band, is a junior volunteer at Paris Regional Medical Center and a member of the Paris Aquatic Center summer swim team.


3 Bedroom, 2 Bath House in Turtle Creek

houseBeautiful family home in the Turtle Creek Addition! Open floor plan with lots of natural light. Beamed cathedral ceiling with built-in surround sound speakers and elegant gas log fireplace make for a cozy family room. New interior paint along with new carpet and laminate wood flooring. Updated light fixtures both inside and outside. Vivint Home Security System LCD touch screen panel with an all-in-one security and home management program. The outside features mature landscaping with beautiful flowering plants. Sprinkler system & flood lights on all sides. Outdoor shed with electricity offers shelves and storage. New roof in 2011, new insulation added in 2010 and a new Trane-heat pump in 2010. This family home is MOVE-IN READY! $107,500.


“Can-Can Follies” to Benefit Lamar County Meals on Wheels

meals on wheelsThe Lamar County Meals on Wheels is doing a new & fun fundraiser called “Can-Can Follies.”  This fun event will be Friday, August 8th and Saturday August 9th at the Paris Junior College Theatre.

The “Can-Can Follies” will feature well-known people from the Paris community participating in a series of hilarious skits. Some of those participating include Kenny Dority, Eddie Clement, Greg Wilson and  District Attorney Gary Young.

The skits are all set to music; however there is no singing involved, instead everything is lip synced.

The skits consist of everything from Pee Wee Herman to Elmer Fudd to the Blues Brothers. In these very humorous skits, participants are encouraged to be downright goofy to support a very good cause.

The approximate 2-hour show will begin both nights at 7pm.  Tickets are $35 for adults and $20 for students.
To purchase a ticket, or for information on how to volunteer, contact us at (903) 784-2580.

Meals on Wheels is committed to ending senior hunger and provides meals to the seniors of Lamar County.