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Cas Haley to perform at That Guy's Coffee House tonight

Cas Haley to perform at That Guy's Coffee House tonight

Cas Haley will perform tonight at That Guy’s Coffee House located at 117 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the music starts at 7:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by Lamar National Bank and tickets are still available. You can purchase tickets online at...

05/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris High Theater Students honored at banquet

Paris High Theater Students honored at banquet

The Paris High Theater Department wrapped up a successful 2015-16 run recently with a banquet where theater co-sponsors Amy Burrows and Jayna Shull presented awards for outstanding achievement. Senior Maggie Maxwell  received the Best Actress and Most Valuable Troupe Member awards.  Maxwell...

05/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
PCT auditions for Addams Family: A New Musical Wednesday and Thursday

PCT auditions for Addams Family: A New Musical Wednesday and Thursday

Paris Community Theatre is proud to announce auditions for the musical comedy “The Addams Family” with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. “The Addams Family” is directed by Josef Ferguson. The production is being presented under the generous...

05/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Community Choir to perform tonight

Paris Community Choir to perform tonight

The Paris Community Theatre presents Celebrating The Beat Goes On, featuring The Paris Community Choir tonight from 7 – 9 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church Sanctuary located at 322 Lamar Ave. Paris, TX. Admission is $6 and tickets are available at the door. #pariscommunitychoir...

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
PHS Spanish National Honor Society inducts new members

PHS Spanish National Honor Society inducts new members

Paris High School’s Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica recently welcomed its newest members in an induction ceremony. From left:  Front Row: Reagan Stone, Roniesha Davis; Middle Row: Alexis Pitcock, Meghan Lamberson, Adriana Hernández, Alexandra Hernández, Erica Cole, Reagan Benson, Katy Hall;...

05/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC art students visit Fort Worth museums

PJC art students visit Fort Worth museums

A bake sale held earlier in the semester paid off with sweet rewards as Paris Junior College art students toured three museums in Fort Worth: The Modern, The Amon Carter and The Kimbell. Shown in front of a work by Anselm Kiefer in the lobby of The Modern are PJC students (from left, front):...

05/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
PRMC hosts student Art Walk

PRMC hosts student Art Walk

Paris Regional Medical Center was host to an Art Walk showcasing local student art work on Monday, May 16 in the lobby of the hospital. Students, families and community members enjoyed refreshments while viewing an array of art that filled the lobby and lined the downstairs hallways. Local...

05/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
Weekend events roundup - Make your plans now

Weekend events roundup - Make your plans now

This weekend is full of fun, flying and cultural events in Paris, TX.  Make your plans now. #paris #texas #pets #golf #wingsoverparis #downtownparis #weekendfun     The Lamar  County Humane Association along with Paris Regional Medical Center will host an adoption event on...

05/13/2016 by eparisextra.com
Stone Middle School students wins ribbons for artwork

Stone Middle School students wins ribbons for artwork

Three students from Stone Middle School have been recognized for their artwork at the Paris Art Fair. Aleeza Lee, left, placed first and second in the middle school drawing category. Jerika Johnson, middle, received honorable mention in the painting category, and Kyce Woods, right, placed third...

05/12/2016 by eparisextra.com
Givens and Head Start students celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Givens and Head Start students celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Students from the bilingual classes at Givens Early Childhood Center and Lamar County Head Start entertained fellow students with a Cinco De Mayo program. Pictured dancing are Givens students Jaqueline Ayala and Josue Peralta. ...

05/06/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar Art Student Receives Congressional Recognition

North Lamar Art Student Receives Congressional Recognition

North Lamar High School junior Sarah Mijares, a student in Lena Spencer’s AP Art class, has been chosen as a top-ten finalist for the “People’s Choice” award in the Fourth District of Texas Congressional Art Competition. Representatives from Congressman John Ratcliffe’s office, Katie...

05/04/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Genealogical Society presents Dr. Phillip Rutherford

Lamar County Genealogical Society presents Dr. Phillip Rutherford

Dr. Phillip R. Rutherford will give a presentation on his latest book, Near Paradise: The History of Roxton, Texas, to the Lamar County Genealogical Society on Tuesday, May 10 at 7 p.m. Dr. Rutherford was born in Lamar County, the son of Dorine (White) and Phillip Z. Rutherford, both of...

05/03/2016 by eparisextra.com
PHS theater department presents Brothers Grimm Spectacular

PHS theater department presents Brothers Grimm Spectacular

Pictured:  Daniel Gamino playing a very confused dwarf who always wanted to be Snow White The Brothers Grimm Spectacular is directed by Senior Maggie Maxwell this short play attempts to recreate all 2019 of the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm in a wild, fast paced extravaganza. To...

05/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar Wins DSM Award

North Lamar Wins DSM Award

The cast and directors from North Lamar High School’s fall production of Mary Poppins won the Best Ensemble Award at the 5th Annual Dallas Summer Musical (DSM) High School Musical Theatre Awards.  North Lamar was nominated for eight out of sixteen categories and learned of their award at the...

04/16/2016 by Greg Higgins
Innovation showcased at PJC’s second New Works Festival

Innovation showcased at PJC’s second New Works Festival

The second annual New Works Festival at Paris Junior College opens April 14 with the theme of “Pyro Playfest: Deep in the Heart of Texas.” The festival will be held in the Ray Karrer Theater at 7:30 p.m., April 14-17, and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 16-17.  PJC New Works...

04/12/2016 by eParisExtra
Downtown Community Park grand opening set for April 23, 2016

Downtown Community Park grand opening set for April 23, 2016

Construction of Paris’ Downtown Community Park is near completion after a vision began more than two years ago to transform a parking lot into a haven all could enjoy.  A grand opening to celebrate the completion of this community-wide project is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April...

04/12/2016 by eParisExtra
Auditions for Children of Eden - Paris Community Theatre

Auditions for Children of Eden - Paris Community Theatre

From musical theatre greats Stephen Schwartz and John Caird comes a joyous and inspirational musical about parents, children and faith… not to mention centuries of unresolved family business in Children of Eden.   This is an expansive and ambitious musical, the original production used a...

04/02/2016 by eParisExtra
PCT's Production of

PCT's Production of "Chicago" Opens Thursday Night

The Paris Community Theatre will open “Chicago” on Thursday, March 31st, and it will run through April 10th. “Chicago” takes place in the “roaring twenties” Chicago,  and tells the story of Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, who vie for the spotlight and the...

03/30/2016 by eParisExtra
PCT Holds Auditions for

PCT Holds Auditions for "Children of Eden"

The Paris Community Theatre will be holding auditions for “Children of Eden” on Monday April 4th and Tuesday, April 5th at 6:30pm at the PCT Brown Centre for Creative Arts. The Stephen Schwartz musical is  directed by Will Walker  and will run June 16 – 26, 2016. Based on the...

03/29/2016 by eParisExtra
Auditions for

Auditions for "Children of Eden" at PCT

Auditions for the play “Children of Eden” will be held on April 4th and 5th at the PCT Brown Centre for the Creative Arts. The play will be directed by Will Walker and runs June 16-26, 2016.  It is sponsored by Edward Jones; Donnarosa Ag Enterprises, L.L.C.; and Malnory...

03/19/2016 by eParisExtra