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5. Watch at Cattle Auction at the Sale Barn

5. Watch at Cattle Auction at the Sale Barn

While Texas no longer boasts of cattle drives and gunslingers, one only need to step into the sale barn of the Cattlemen’s Livestock Commission on a Saturday to realize you are deep in the heart of cattle county.  Purchased in the early 90’s by Charles and Laurie Mallicote and Garth...

02/19/2011 by eParisExtra
UIL Cross Examination Team Advances to State

UIL Cross Examination Team Advances to State

Four members of the North Lamar U.I.L. Cross Examination Debate team advanced to state after competing at district on February 3.  The pair of Kaitlyn Bull and Carver Hodgkiss won first place at the District 15AAA tournament in Mt. Vernon, and Hannah Drake and Kelsey Preston earned second...

02/18/2011 by eParisExtra
SBA Launches Program for Commercial Real Estate Refinancing

SBA Launches Program for Commercial Real Estate Refinancing

Agency will begin accepting refinancing applications Feb. 28 for small businesses facing maturing mortgages, balloon payments. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Small businesses facing maturity of commercial mortgages or balloon payments before Dec. 31, 2012, may be able to refinance their mortgage debt...

02/18/2011 by eParisExtra
Givens volunteer gives gift of life experiences

Givens volunteer gives gift of life experiences

Mr. Thadius Jones contacted T.G. Givens in 2005 and asked if there was anything he could do to help. Since that time, he has volunteered every Friday.  He reads and shares his life experiences with T.G. Givens students.  Last week he discussed black history. He always reminds the students to,...

02/17/2011 by eParisExtra
Free Counseling and Workshops for Small Businesses

Free Counseling and Workshops for Small Businesses

The Small Business Development Center at Paris Junior College will offer workshops and free counseling for new and existing small businesses during the month of March, according to Director Pat Bell. Live the Dream! will meet from 9-11 a.m. on Friday, March 4. This free workshop will include...

02/17/2011 by eParisExtra
4. Enjoy a wine tasting at the Paris Winery

4. Enjoy a wine tasting at the Paris Winery

Opened in 2008, the Paris Vineyards Winery on the Square is a great place to stop in and sample some of the wines handcrafted here in Lamar County by the Dority family. This unique little wine shop is cool and cozy with exposed brick, big windows and great seats. It is a great place to stop in...

02/17/2011 by eParisExtra
TipSubmit Mobile App now available for Crime Stoppers tipsters

TipSubmit Mobile App now available for Crime Stoppers tipsters

There is a new way to fight crime in the community! CrimeReports.com just launched a new mobile app for iPhone users called TipSubmit. The app gives iPhone users the ability to submit anonymous Crime Stoppers tips straight to their local Crime Stoppers program right from their iPhone. The app...

02/16/2011 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Officers Association Benefit

Paris Police Officers Association Benefit

The Paris Police Officers Association is hosting a Gospel- Bluegrass concert at the Love Civic Center on Thursday March 10th at 7pm. The concert will feature Grammy Award winning quartet, The Marksmen, and tickets are $10 each. This is the same fundraising event that the association has done...

02/16/2011 by eParisExtra
PRMC First to Sponsor Business Incubator

PRMC First to Sponsor Business Incubator

PRMC CEO (left) presented check to R3BI Director Fred Green The Red River Region Business Incubator announced today that the Paris Regional Medical Center is the first Silver Sponsor for the new incubator in Paris.  Bill Porter, Chief Executive Officer, pledged the support of the Hospital and...

02/16/2011 by eParisExtra
3. Have your picture made in front of the Eiffel Tower

3. Have your picture made in front of the Eiffel Tower

Whether you have lived here all your life or are just visiting for a day, everyone needs a picture in front of the Eiffel Tower. Standing 65 ft. tall, it is the second tallest Eiffel Tower in the world and in 1998 the giant red cowboy hat was handed making it truly unique. The Great North...

02/16/2011 by eParisExtra
Paris JH Choir Students Earn Superior

Paris JH Choir Students Earn Superior

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02/15/2011 by eParisExtra
Monday's Juco Women Scores, Standings

Monday's Juco Women Scores, Standings

JUCO WOMEN     CONF       OVER ALL                 WOMEN REGION 14   W L   PCT.   W L   PCT.             Trinity...

02/15/2011 by eParisExtra
Privatization proposal would save city $105,000 a year

Privatization proposal would save city $105,000 a year

By CHARLES RICHARDS   A trash privatization deal under consideration by the Paris City Council with Sanitation Solutions would lower residents’ monthly sanitation bill by 9.1 percent — from $15.89 to $14.47, a savings of more than $105,000 a year. Waste Management and Sanitation...

02/14/2011 by eParisExtra
A comparison of the city's trash privatization bids

A comparison of the city's trash privatization bids

Here is a spreadsheet comparing the privatization bids of Waste Management and Sanitation                                                   Solutions to take over residential trash pickup and disposal for the City of...

02/14/2011 by eParisExtra
Paris High School All-Region Band

Paris High School All-Region Band

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02/14/2011 by eParisExtra
North Lamar ISD Accepting GT Nominations

North Lamar ISD Accepting GT Nominations

Paris, TX, February 14, 2011 – North Lamar ISD is accepting nominations for the Gifted/Talented Program for school year 2011-2012. The nomination period will continue through February 25, 2011. Students in kindergarten through grade 11 are eligible. Students currently participating in...

02/14/2011 by eParisExtra
2. Visit the Lamar County Historical Society Museum

2. Visit the Lamar County Historical Society Museum

Living through winter and early spring is a chore in Northeast Texas, but also a perfect time to visit for a couple hours at the Lamar County Historical Society Museum. It is located at 1009 West Kaufman, near the Union Depot and within the Heritage Center and Hayden Park complex. Hours are...

02/12/2011 by eParisExtra
All-Sports

All-Sports

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02/12/2011 by eParisExtra
Saturday's Junior College Men Scores

Saturday's Junior College Men Scores

JUNIOR COLLEGE MEN CONF. OVER ALL REGION 14 NORTH W L PCT. W L PCT. Trinity...

02/11/2011 by eParisExtra
Saturday's Junior College Women Scores

Saturday's Junior College Women Scores

JUCO WOMEN     CONF       OVER ALL                 WOMEN REGION 14   W L   PCT.   W L   PCT.             Trinity...

02/11/2011 by eParisExtra