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Fence going up at the Downtown Community Park

Fence going up at the Downtown Community Park

Fencing for the Downtown Community Park is going up quickly.  The low safety fence (30 inch high) will be a replica of a railing from First United Methodist Church, Paris, TX. The fence will take a couple of weeks to build and then it will take a couple more to get it installed. The park hopes...

06/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Movies in the park presents

Movies in the park presents "Free Willy" tonight

Movies in the Park presents “Free Willy” tonight at Bywaters Park located at 400 S. Main St., Paris, TX. Movie starts at 8 p.m.  Bring your lawn chair or blanket.  The movie is free to the public and snacks will be provided by Paris Main Street. #freewilly #please ...

06/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Movies in the Park presents

Movies in the Park presents "Charlotte's Web" tonight

From 8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Movies in the Park will be showing “Charlotte’s Web” at Bywaters Park located at 400 S. Main Street, Paris, TX. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the movie.  Free admission.  Sponsored by Paris Main Street.  Snacks will be...

06/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
Saturday June 18- Special for Dads at Market Square

Saturday June 18- Special for Dads at Market Square

Main Street and Farmers Market Vendors invite all fathers to stop by the Main Street table for a free cup of coffee between the hours of  9 – 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 18, 2016.   All kids are also invited to come and make a gift especially for dad. This week the Farmers Market welcomes the...

06/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Commissioners looking at $2.5 million for repairs and renovations

Lamar County Commissioners looking at $2.5 million for repairs and renovations

At Monday’s Commissioner’s Court meeting, commissioners discussed repairs and renovations to county structures. The commissioners are looking at a $2.5 million budget to repair the court house, the old post office and the jail.  All of which are in severe need of repairs and...

06/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County commissioners still trying to repair broken tornado siren

Lamar County commissioners still trying to repair broken tornado siren

The Lamar County Commissioners Court met on Monday and one of the items on the agenda was whether to or not repair a broken tornado siren located near Aaron Parker Elementary in Powderly. The siren has been out for over a month now, and recent rain delays have slowed the project....

06/15/2016 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
Friday Cruise night is tonight at the Plaza

Friday Cruise night is tonight at the Plaza

The first Friday Cruise night of the season starts today, June 3, 2016 from 7-9 p.m. on the Plaza, in downtown Paris, TX. Come out and check out the old cars driving and parked downtown with live music by Dale Cummins singing 50s & 60s music. #cruising #carshow #downtownParis ...

06/03/2016 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
City Council approves new speed limit near Downtown Community Park last night

City Council approves new speed limit near Downtown Community Park last night

At last night’s Paris City Council meeting the speed limit change from 30 mph to 20 mph was approved near the new Downtown Community Park across from First United Methodist Church. The new speed limit is at the 10 block of 2nd Street S.E. between Lamar Avenue and Clarksville Street. John...

05/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Texas Main Street to host third annual

Paris Texas Main Street to host third annual "Junk in the Trunk Sale"

Paris Texas Main Street is hosting a third “Junk in the Trunk Sale” in downtown Paris.   Parking spaces around the JJ Culbertson fountain in downtown Paris will be blocked off and leased to potential garage sale and other specialty item vendors. Vendors are encouraged to fill their cars...

05/21/2016 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
eParisExtra news roundup for the weekend

eParisExtra news roundup for the weekend

Today is the day to get your vote on.  There are several elections going on today for Paris City Council seats, North Lamar ISD School Board Election,  the all important North Lamar School Bond Election and the Paris Junior College Board of Regents election.  Remember your vote counts....

05/07/2016 by eparisextra.com
That Guys Coffee Presents - Butch Hancock

That Guys Coffee Presents - Butch Hancock

That Guys Coffee will host Butch Hancock tonight from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. at 117 Clarksville St. in downtown Paris. Tickets are $20 and the event is sponsored by Everett Toyota of Paris. Hancock of Lubbock, TX. is a country/folk music recording artist and song writer.  He  is a member of...

05/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
Downtown Paris just got a little greener

Downtown Paris just got a little greener

On Wednesday afternoon, 45 to 50 people participated in a tree planting ceremony at the Lamar County Courthouse. Due to potential storms, part of the ceremony was held in District Judge Will Beard’s Courtroom.  Following comments from several organizations, the crowd moved to the parking...

04/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Atmos Energy tree planting ceremony today - rain or shine

Atmos Energy tree planting ceremony today - rain or shine

Atmos Energy is having the Tree Planting Ceremony in downtown Paris on today, April 20, 2016 at 2 p.m. – rain or shine. The scheduled location is the parking area just north of the Lamar County Courthouse at 119 N. Main St. The public is invited to attend. “In the event the weather does not...

04/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Atmos Energy to plant 50 trees in downtown

Atmos Energy to plant 50 trees in downtown

Atmos Energy, Texas 811, and The Texas Trees Foundation are planting 50 trees in Downtown, Paris. The ceremony to commemmorate this event will be held Wednesday, April 20th at 2 p.m. on the north side of the Lamar County Courthouse located at 119 N. Main St. “While this initiative is being...

04/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
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
Paris Main Street downtown restroom is nearing completion

Paris Main Street downtown restroom is nearing completion

The work on the long awaited downtown handicap accessible public restroom is nearing completion and Paris Main Street Board is pleased with how quickly the project has shaped up. “We owe special thanks to Bobby Smallwood of Bobby Smallwood construction, and Jerry McDaniel, City of Paris...

03/25/2016 by eParisExtra