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Family Meal Time

Family Meal Time

Is it just me, or is the world spinning faster these days?  From the stressed Wall Street businessman to the stay at home mom running from PTO to the soccer field, everyone seems busy. While it certainly is productive, I have to wonder, “How is this fast-paced lifestyle affecting our...

07/18/2011 by eParisExtra
Tour de Paris 2011

Tour de Paris 2011

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07/16/2011 by eParisExtra
Bike Night Photos

Bike Night Photos

Brandee Rhodes / eParis Extra! was on the scene for the 3rd monthly bike night on the Plaza. ...

07/16/2011 by eParisExtra
Canaanland Presents Live Drama Presentation

Canaanland Presents Live Drama Presentation

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07/16/2011 by eParisExtra
Paris Sharks Top Swimmers Head to Regionals

Paris Sharks Top Swimmers Head to Regionals

Coach Robert Miranda and his 8 qualifying swimmers will head to regional competition in Athens this weekend. The Paris Sharks swim club trains at the city pool 4 mornings a week and has traveled each weekend throughout the summer competing in area swim meets. Eight of the Sharks swim team has...

07/15/2011 by eParisExtra
Paris Downtown Association Unveils Window Flags

Paris Downtown Association Unveils Window Flags

The Paris Downtown Association is a group of downtown business owners and advocates for the revitalization of the downtown area.  This group meets monthly to discuss and plan events and co-operative promotion of downtown businesses.  At its July meeting held Wednesday morning at...

07/14/2011 by eParisExtra
Energy conservation encouraged 3-7 pm today

Energy conservation encouraged 3-7 pm today

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), system operator for the state’s bulk transmission grid, is asking consumers and businesses to reduce their electricity use during peak electricity hours from 3 to 7 p.m. today.  “We are expecting the statewide power supplies to be very...

07/14/2011 by eParisExtra
31. Tour de Paris

31. Tour de Paris

Now in its 27th year, the Tour de Paris is established as one the best bicycle rallies in the state, but odds are you haven’t ridden in it.  How do I know?  Well over 1,000 riders participate in the Tour de Paris, but typically less 10% are from here!  That means people from all over the...

07/14/2011 by eParisExtra
Jazzercise Offers Free Fridays in July

Jazzercise Offers Free Fridays in July

Jazzercise, the world’s leading dance fitness program, is offering a free opportunity to get fit while having fun in July. Beginning July 15 and continuing on all subsequent Fridays in July, Jazzercise in Paris is offering new customers unlimited Jazzercise classes at no cost. Friday class...

07/12/2011 by eParisExtra
Shop Local and Win $5,000!!!

Shop Local and Win $5,000!!!

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07/12/2011 by eParisExtra
Local Martial Arts Phenom Ranked Number 1 in US - And He's 12!

Local Martial Arts Phenom Ranked Number 1 in US - And He's 12!

Devin Terrell (right) with his Trainer Clayton Watkins A year and a half ago, Devin Terrell enrolled in a martial arts class taught by Clayton Watkins of Watkins Family Martial Arts Academy.  Little did he know that in just 18 months, at the ripe old age of 12 he would be on a plane bound for...

07/12/2011 by eParisExtra
Jazzercise for Kids and Moms

Jazzercise for Kids and Moms

Just over two years ago I took my first Jazzercise class and really loved it!  Last June I became a Jazzercise instructor, and I have had a blast leading others through dance routines and strength training.  It’s a great way to get in shape, meet new friends, and stay healthy.  Now,...

07/12/2011 by eParisExtra
Is Paris's Suicide Rate High?

Is Paris's Suicide Rate High?

Ashley Womack, Therapist In the past month Paris has lost two young people to suicide and a third death is still awaiting tests result for the cause .  Suicide is a tragic, no matter the circumstance, but to lose three people in the matter of a month can lead one to ask “What is going on...

07/11/2011 by eParisExtra
Peoples Bank Named a Top Performer

Peoples Bank Named a Top Performer

‘ICBA 400’ Ranking Credits the Community Bank’s Teamwork and Commitment to Community ICBA Independent Banker®, the award-winning magazine of the IndependentCommunity Bankers of America (ICBA) and the nation’s number-one source for community banking news, recognized Peoples Bank as an...

07/11/2011 by eParisExtra
The Casey Anthony Trial - A Doctor's Perspective

The Casey Anthony Trial - A Doctor's Perspective

By Chris Prakash, MD Dr. Chris Prakash, MD Many of us compulsively followed the Casey Anthony trial (the Florida mother accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter). The verdict handed down was a stunner: Not guilty on all but four counts of lying to the police. The defense had put forth the...

07/11/2011 by eParisExtra
The Couch - eParis Extra!'s Newest Column

The Couch - eParis Extra!'s Newest Column

eParis Extra! is pleased to announce it’s newest column The Couch.  The column will feature intriguing articles about mental health, relationships and substance abuse issues.  Our new contributing columnists are Ashley Womack, a licensed chemical dependency counselor and therapist at...

07/11/2011 by eParisExtra
Attention Moms - Jazzerkamp for Kids - Sign up now

Attention Moms - Jazzerkamp for Kids - Sign up now

Space Limited!  Camp held August 1-5, 2011 Parents- Sign your child(ren) up for the hottest camp of the summer! Our JazzerKamp will be held August 1-5 from 12:30-3:30 pm, and the week of fun will include dancing, fitness, arts and crafts each day, healthy snacks, games, cheer, and an end of...

07/11/2011 by eParisExtra
Fighting Preventable Cancers: Live a Healthy Summer Lifestyle

Fighting Preventable Cancers: Live a Healthy Summer Lifestyle

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07/10/2011 by eParisExtra
The Journey Photo Gallery

The Journey Photo Gallery

To read more about The Journey, Click Here to read the article by Brandee Rhodes/eParis Extra! ...

07/10/2011 by eParisExtra
I Want to Ride my Bicycle...I Want to Ride my Bike!

I Want to Ride my Bicycle...I Want to Ride my Bike!

Ever since I was a kid, I have loved riding a bicycle. Growing up in the ‘70s I had a ton of freedom on my bike and could ride for hours, exploring my entire town on my bike.  Obviously, my kids do not have that kind of freedom, but we love going on family bike rides together.  The Trail de...

07/10/2011 by eParisExtra