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Music on the Plaza Friday Night

Music on the Plaza Friday Night

The “Jam Room” presents “Music on the Plaza” Friday, September 5th from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. The live music concert will feature the 12th Street “Jam Band.” Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and to dine from a wide selection of downtown...

08/31/2014 by eParisExtra
Artistic murals spice up the look of downtown area

Artistic murals spice up the look of downtown area

Paris native, college student and visual artist, August Hunt, has recently added three large photograph-murals to the downtown area, bringing both an artistic look and some Paris history for locals and visitors to enjoy.   Hunt, who is a fine arts major at Cooper Union in New York City,...

08/26/2014 by Josh Allen
Plans for New Downtown Public Restroom Underway

Plans for New Downtown Public Restroom Underway

Part of the  First United Methodist Church (FUMC) new Park Project includes a public, handicap-accessible restroom for the  downtown area.  The location of the restroom will be on the North West side of Park, currently the parking lot of FUMC. The Paris Main Street Board is working...

08/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Musicians to Perform Friday Night at LMAO

Musicians to Perform Friday Night at LMAO

LMAO Comedy switches gears this Friday, August 8th with the unique talent of Rodney Branigan from the United Kingdom. Recently crowned the new face of Yamaha Guitars, Branigan has a rather rare talent of being able to play two guitars at one time. Often the musician will substitute one of the...

08/04/2014 by eParisExtra
Music on Main -

Music on Main - "Party on the Plaza" Saturday

Tonight you can enjoy music by the Brick Road Bluegrass Band and another local bluegrass band, who will be performing for the Paris Downtown Association’s Music on Main – “Party on the Plaza” tonight on the Culbertson Fountain in Historical Downtown Paris. The event...

08/02/2014 by Josh Allen

"Music on Main - Party on the Plaza"

Come out and enjoy the “Music on Main – Party on the Plaza” on Saturday, August 2nd from 6-8pm Live music will be Performed at the Culbertson Fountain in historical downtown Paris. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy the music, fellowship and the great outdoors. ...

08/02/2014 by eParisExtra
OMG Summer Sale today and tomorrrow

OMG Summer Sale today and tomorrrow

Don’t miss OMG’s super summer sale going on now through tomorrow. 50% off shorts, tanks, graphics and shoes. OMG Designs is located at 13 1st SE Street in downtown Paris. Store hours are 11am to 6pm Tuesday through Saturday. Stop in and see Holly and all the cool stuff that this...

08/01/2014 by eParisExtra
'Frozen' draws huge crowd to final night of Movies in the Park; click for photo gallery

'Frozen' draws huge crowd to final night of Movies in the Park; click for photo gallery

The popular children movie, Frozen, drew hundreds to Bywaters Park on Thursday for the final night of the popular, annual ‘Movies in the Park’ event, hosted by Paris Main Street and made possible by the many local sponsors that so diligently show up and work to make it a success. At...

07/27/2014 by Josh Allen
Canvases Being Painted for 6 Squared

Canvases Being Painted for 6 Squared

The Paris Texas Main Street Program is preparing for its “6 Squared” fundraising event, which aims to engage and inspire the community using ART. Cheri Bedford, Main Street Director says they originally ordered 700 canvases, but there has been such a response that they ordered 300...

07/24/2014 by eParisExtra

"Frozen" will be Final Movies in the Park

The final “Movies in the Park” hosted by the Paris Main Street organization will be Thursday, July 24th. The extremely popular Disney movie, “Frozen” will close out the 2014 summer season. Preceding the movie on Thursday night will be a special showing of several short...

07/23/2014 by eParisExtra
2014 Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Maxey House

2014 Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Maxey House

The Sam Bell Maxey House will be having a stuffed animal sleepover on Friday, July 25th. At 6:30pm, children can bring their stuffed animals, dolls or action figures to the Sam Bell Maxey House, located at 812 Church Street, for a sleepover. After introductions, everyone is invited to stay...

07/21/2014 by eParisExtra
'The White Liars/Black Comedy' runs through this weekend and next at PCT; click for photo gallery

'The White Liars/Black Comedy' runs through this weekend and next at PCT; click for photo gallery

Paris Community Theatre is geared up for this weekend’s premiere of ‘The White Liars’ and ‘Black Comedy’, which are two comical plays that share the same cast and run together. The showings will start with a special fundraising performance tomorrow night and run...

07/16/2014 by Josh Allen
OMG Designs BOGO Sale

OMG Designs BOGO Sale

OMG Designs, a unique clothing boutique for women in downtown Paris, is running a Buy One, Get One Free (BOGO) Sale on all Chaser Brand tees today through Saturday. Holly Bailey, owner of OMG Designs, says “next week will be another BOGO sale on something different in the...

07/11/2014 by eParisExtra
OMG Designs Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

OMG Designs Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

OMG Designs, a unique clothing boutique for women in downtown Paris, is celebrating their one year anniversary! To commemorate the anniversary, OMG will be having an Anniversary Sale on Thursday July 3rd.  This special sale be a “Pop in & Save” sale where customers pop a...

07/01/2014 by eParisExtra
New Chamber Members Ribbon Cuttings

New Chamber Members Ribbon Cuttings

Recently two new businesses and new member of the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce held Ribbon Cutting ceremonies. The Carriage House, in the former location of Gene the Jeweler at 21 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris, is owed by Janet and Keith Green and features jewelry, bridal registry,...

06/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Gospel on the Plaza

Gospel on the Plaza

On Tuesday evening, July 1st, downtown Paris will come alive with the sounds of gospel music. Gospel on the Plaza will be held at the downtown plaza from 7-9pm. For more information, contact Cheri Bedford at 903-784-9293. ...

06/28/2014 by eParisExtra
Downtown Report for June 26th

Downtown Report for June 26th

Summer is here and lots of things are happening in historic Downtown Paris. Tonight Main Street’s Movies in the Park presents The Blind Side. Bring your family and a blanket or some lawn chairs out to Bywaters Park about dusk to watch a great movie under the stars.  Concessions are...

06/26/2014 by eParisExtra
Movies in the Park Tonight

Movies in the Park Tonight "The Blind Side"

Tonight’s Movies in the Park at Bywaters Park is “The Blind Side.” The Blind Side is rated PG-13 and is based on the true story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring...

06/26/2014 by eParisExtra
Community supports use of old post office while county explores options

Community supports use of old post office while county explores options

As Lamar County looks into the cost of updating climate control at the county services building, community members have rallied behind saving the old post office. “Let’s not take a risk on what makes us unique,” said Rob Spencer, senior pastor at First United Methodist Church across the...

06/25/2014 by Jeff Parish
Historic Post Office is back on the County Commissioner’s agenda

Historic Post Office is back on the County Commissioner’s agenda

Once again the Lamar County Commissioners are discussing if they should continue repairs on the Historic Post Office or abandon it and build a new building instead.  This item is on the agenda for the upcoming Commissioners Court Meeting on Monday, June 22, at 9am. In August 2011, many who...

06/19/2014 by eParisExtra