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Jammin' the Fountain

Jammin' the Fountain

Karl Lewis, Lead Guitar and Jack Perrier on Drums The Paris Blues Society and friends rocked the plaza Friday as the first of hopefully a series of Brown Bag Blues Jams. Using the J.J. Culbertson Fountain as a stage, the band jammed out with Allman Brothers, Blues Brothers, Buddy Guy and Jimi...

03/25/2011 by eParisExtra
Crockett students collect coins to find a cure

Crockett students collect coins to find a cure

Students at Crockett Intermediate School helped save lives by participating in the Pennies for Patients campaign benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society collect¬ing a grand total of $1829.64. For two weeks, students brought in spare change to save the lives of people touched by blood...

03/25/2011 by eParisExtra
School Days…..

School Days…..

Finding the right pre-school for your children can be such a stressful experience.  I remember all the anxiety of wanting to find the perfect school, after all this was going to be the first time they were away from mommy for any extended about of time, and I wanted to be confidant that they...

03/25/2011 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Powerlifter Heads to State

North Lamar Powerlifter Heads to State

North Lamar’s Head Powerlifting Coach, Woody Elliott, spots state qualifier, Mike Davidson, as teammates gather around to witness the deadlift.  Davidson finished first in the 198-pound class at the regional tournament and set a new squat record with a 645-pound lift.  He also received the...

03/24/2011 by eParisExtra
Bikers Hold Benefit to Create Safer Environment for Abused Children

Bikers Hold Benefit to Create Safer Environment for Abused Children

This Sunday Bikers Against Child Abuse (B.A.C.A.) rumble into Buffalo Joe’s to Raise fund for their mission to create a safer environment. The fun starts at noon on Sunday and will feature live music, great food, and an auction. Tickets are $10 for Adults and $5 for kids age 6-12. The...

03/23/2011 by eParisExtra
17. Dirt and Water Equal Good Clean Fun at Paris MX

17. Dirt and Water Equal Good Clean Fun at Paris MX

Weekends are a time for rest and relaxation…unless you are into motocross!  In that case you are into dirt, mud, water, big jumps, loud sounds, and family fun.  Welcome to Paris MX.  Paris MX is home to the area’s only full sized ‘Super-cross style’ motocross...

03/23/2011 by eParisExtra
Blake Neeley - Composer, Conductor, Author

Blake Neeley - Composer, Conductor, Author

Neely At Work on Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning Blake Neely (PHS Class of ’87) began playing the piano at age four and by high school he was playing rock and roll (and new wave) in garage bands.  In all likelihood, Blake will never be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but...

03/23/2011 by eParisExtra
Downtown Renovation Aided by Grant Money

Downtown Renovation Aided by Grant Money

David Stewart’s Hi-Tek Computers store is getting a facelift.  On January 24th, the Paris Historic Preservation Commission approved his request for facade grant money to help him improve the look of his building.  The Facade grant is available to all historic district properties...

03/22/2011 by eParisExtra
PCT Production of “The Nerd” Opens This Week

PCT Production of “The Nerd” Opens This Week

The Nerd, by Larry Shue is a two act comedy and opens this Friday night. This production is the 4th production of PCT’s Main Season, directed by Mike Pickering and sponsored by First Federal Community Bank. Set in Terre Haute, Indiana in late 1979, The Nerd presents the story of Willum...

03/21/2011 by eParisExtra
Ag Looks Good to Big Country’s Phifer

Ag Looks Good to Big Country’s Phifer

Spotlight on Shane Phifer of Big Country Farm Center & Paris Farm and Ranch Shane Phifer was fourteen years old when he got his first job loading out feed at Big Country Farm Center.  That first $66 paycheck taught Shane that hard work and dedication paid your for your efforts.  By age...

03/21/2011 by eParisExtra
16. Take a class…just for the fun of it.

16. Take a class…just for the fun of it.

Having to take Calculus and chemistry in high school has haunted me in the form of “schoolmares” for years. But as an adult, I don’t have to do anything I want to, and that’s what make adult education classes so fun. You take it because you want to, not because you have to. Paris is...

03/19/2011 by eParisExtra
Soccer Schedule

Soccer Schedule

Under 6                                                   Field 6 –  9:00am   Field 7 – 9:00am   Field 6 – 10:00am   Field 7 – 10:00am   Field 6 – 11:00am   Field 7 –...

03/17/2011 by eParisExtra
Girls Under 14 Schedule

Girls Under 14 Schedule

    Field 2 – 10:30am   Field 2 – 12:00pm Saturdays       26-Mar   Extreme vs Spiders   Crush vs Cougars 2-Apr   Extreme vs Cougars   Crush vs Spiders 9-Apr   Extreme vs Spiders   Crush vs Cougars 23-Apr       Extreme vs Spiders 30-Apr   Extreme...

03/17/2011 by eParisExtra
Boys Under 14 Schedule

Boys Under 14 Schedule

    Field 2 – 9:00am   Field 2 – 1:30pm Saturdays         26-Mar   Capizzis vs Santos   Punishers vs Intensity 2-Apr   Punishers vs Santos   Capizzis vs Intensity 9-Apr   Capizzis vs Santos   Punishers vs Intensity 23-Apr       Punishers vs...

03/17/2011 by eParisExtra
Girls Under 11 Schedule

Girls Under 11 Schedule

  Field 1 – 9:00am   Field 1 – 10:30am   Field 1 – 12:00pm Saturdays         26-Mar Dragons vs Puma Girls   Angles vs Falcons   Dolphins vs Eagles 2-Apr Eagles vs GoGo’s   Dolphins vs Falcons   Angels vs Puma Girls 9-Apr Falcons vs...

03/17/2011 by eParisExtra
Boys Under 11 Schedule

Boys Under 11 Schedule

    Field 3 – 9:00am   Field 3- 10:30am   Field 3 – 12:00pm Saturdays             26-Mar   Raptors vs Pumas   Super Reyes vs Inferno   Shockers vs Gators 2-Apr   Raptors vs Gators   Shockers vs Super Reyes   Inferno vs Pumas 9-Apr   Shockers vs...

03/17/2011 by eParisExtra
Girls Under 8 Schedule

Girls Under 8 Schedule

  Field 4 – 12:00pm   Field 4- 1:30pm   Field 4 – 3:00pm     Saturdays               26-Mar Bengals vs Storms   Dazzlers vs Tangos         2-Apr Bengals vs Dazzlers   Lady Tigers vs Storms         9-Apr Dazzlers vs Storms   Tangos vs Lady...

03/17/2011 by eParisExtra
Boys Under 8 Schedule

Boys Under 8 Schedule

   Field 5 – 9:00am   Field 5 – 10:30am   Field 5 – 12:00pm Saturdays         26-Mar Hurricanes vs Strikerz       Comets vs Wildcats 2-Apr Strikerz vs Wildcats   Cyclones vs Hurricanes   Comets vs Locos 9-Apr Hurricanes vs...

03/17/2011 by eParisExtra
Lamar-Port Arthur knocks off No. 1 seed in Men's Juco Tourney

Lamar-Port Arthur knocks off No. 1 seed in Men's Juco Tourney

Men’s NJCAA Junior College Basketball Championships March 15-19, 2011 — Hutchinson, Kan. Tuesday, March 15 Midland College 75, Chattanooga State 71 Wabash Valley 75, Waycross 57 Shelton State 83, Western Wyoming 77 Southeastern 76, East Mississippi 66 Monroe...

03/17/2011 by eParisExtra
Under 6 Schedule

Under 6 Schedule

    Field 6 –  9:00am Field 7 – 9:00am Field 6 – 10:00am   Field 7 – 10:00am Field 6 – 11:00am   Field 7 – 11:00am Saturdays                 26-Mar   Rebels vs Crush Cougars vs Rugrats Rangers vs Challengers   Wiggles vs...

03/17/2011 by eParisExtra