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Paris Municipal Band to perform tonight

Paris Municipal Band to perform tonight

The Paris Municipal Bank will perform tonight at Bywaters Park located at 300 S. Main St. Paris, TX. Concert begins at 8:30 p.m. and runs until 9:30 p.m. The Paris Municipal Band is made up of local talent of all ages and they have been performing since 1929.  Bring your lawn chair...

06/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris commemorates Juneteenth today

Paris commemorates Juneteenth today

Festivities begin today in Paris, TX. to celebrate Juneteenth, starting with a parade at 11 a.m. at the Martin Luther King Church of Christ located at 1950 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.  The parade will end at Leon Williams Park. There will be lots of activities for kids, music and a local...

06/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
Children of Eden opens tomorrow at the Paris Community Theatre

Children of Eden opens tomorrow at the Paris Community Theatre

Children of Eden opens Thursday, June 16, 2016 with beautiful music, and an uplifting message.  Show begins at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy an ark full of the cutest animals you’ll ever see.  Children of Eden runs for 2 weekends at the Paris Community Theatre located at 30 N. Plaza, Paris,...

06/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Rodeo - June 17 and 18

Paris Rodeo - June 17 and 18

The Paris Horse and Rodeo Club is hosting the annual Paris Rodeo on June 17 and 18. Each night the rodeo begins at 8 p.m. at the Paris Horse and Rodeo Club Rodeo Grounds located at 570 East Center Street, Paris, TX.  This is a CPRA, CRRA and UPRA sanctioned rodeo. Events each...

06/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
Weekend Roundup - events in Paris, TX

Weekend Roundup - events in Paris, TX

This weekend is full of fun events for the whole family in Paris, TX.  Here’s your Weekend Roundup. Cruise Night – Blast from the Past Friday – Tonight from 6 – 9 p.m. at The Love Civic Center.  Enjoy a Giant 50’s Party Featuring Dale Cummings, “The C” singing all...

06/10/2016 by eparisextra.com
Local museum presents

Local museum presents "Alamo Images"

The Valley of the Caddo Museum & Cultural Center proudly presents “Alamo Images: Changing Perceptions of a Texas Experience,” an exhibition organized by the Degolyer Library of Southern Methodist University in Dallas and produced by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National...

05/31/2016 by eparisextra.com
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