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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...

3 hours ago 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
Musical

Musical "Chicago" Coming to PCT

The musical “Chicago” will be coming to the Paris Community Theatre March 31-April 10th. The musical is set in the roaring twenties Chicago and tells the tale of murderess chorine Roxie Hart. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “Merry Murderess” Velma Kelly, vie...

03/17/2016 by eParisExtra
1916 Fire Centennial Station Pictorial Postmark

1916 Fire Centennial Station Pictorial Postmark

Members of the 1916 Centennial Commemoration Committee took advantage of a unique opportunity available from the United States Postal Service (USPS). A special 1916 Centennial Pictorial Postmark, using art created by Marvin Gorley depicting the 1916 SMILE slogan, was approved by the United...

03/15/2016 by eParisExtra
Itsy Bitsy Spider Celebrates 10 Years

Itsy Bitsy Spider Celebrates 10 Years

The children’s clothing store and gift shop, Itsy Bitsy Spider, in downtown Paris will be celebrating its 10th birthday on Saturday, March 5th from 11am-5pm. The retailer is located at 9 East Plaza.  For more information call 903-785-5437.   ...

02/21/2016 by eParisExtra
2016 Wine Fest on Saturday, April 9th

2016 Wine Fest on Saturday, April 9th

The 2016 Wine Fest will be held Saturday, April 9th from 5:30pm – 9pm in downtown Paris. This event usually sells out, so purchase tickets early at www.pariswinefest.com. Enjoy an evening stroll in the Historic Downtown Paris District while sampling Texas’s top wines and dining on...

02/21/2016 by eParisExtra
Maxey House to Receive Honor Award

Maxey House to Receive Honor Award

Preservation Texas, Inc. has announced that the conservation of the Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site in Paris, Texas, will receive a 2016 Honor Award on February 18, 2016.  The Honor Award will be presented at a special ceremony at the historic State Theatre on Congress Avenue in...

02/17/2016 by eParisExtra
Maxey House Book Club: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Maxey House Book Club: The Picture of Dorian Gray

All are invited to join the Maxey House Book Club.  They will meet in person in the Maxey House at 3 p.m.  on Sunday, February 21st  where they will be reading and discussing The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. If you can’t make a meeting in person or you just can’t wait...

02/17/2016 by eParisExtra

"Love Letters" Not to be Missed

You realize right away when you walk into the new 1st Street Studios that you are entering something cool, different and hip. The stage is set up in a large “black box” studio and there are couches, comfortable chairs and tables scattered around the dark, airy space that allow you...

02/12/2016 by eParisExtra
Celebrate Valentine's Day in Paris

Celebrate Valentine's Day in Paris

Looking for something special to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Paris, Texas has many options this weekend. On Saturday, February 13th, you can take your valentine to “Love on the Square” at The Loft at One Twenty-Three.  Tickets are $25 per person for an night of dancing...

02/11/2016 by eParisExtra