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Fun for the family with free PJC student production this weekend

Fun for the family with free PJC student production this weekend

An all-student production featuring audience participation is offered free this weekend at Paris Junior College. Delta Psi Omega, the drama honor fraternity at PJC, will present “The Romanian Uranium Mystery,” directed by sophomore Cody Rice, DPO’s pledge master. The audience will...

2 hours ago by eParisExtra
Annual Uncle Jesse's Big Bass Classic Coming Soon

Annual Uncle Jesse's Big Bass Classic Coming Soon

The 28th Annual Uncle Jesse’s Big Bass Classic Fishing tournament will be held Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Pat Mayse Lake. Entry forms are available online at www.unclejessefishing.com and all mail-in entries must be post marked no later than April 26, 2015.  The regular entry fee is $50...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Reavis Wortham to Speak at Writing Workshop

Reavis Wortham to Speak at Writing Workshop

Have you ever wondered what it takes to become a published writer?  The Red River Valley Writers Guild will host a workshop on Saturday, March 28, at the Paris Public Library at 1pm. The workshop features award-winning outdoor writer/novelist and Paris native Reavis Z. Wortham.  Wortham will...

03/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Carson and Barnes Circus Coming to Paris

Carson and Barnes Circus Coming to Paris

Carson and Barnes Circus will be coming to the Lamar County Fairgrounds on March 28-29, 2015. Showtimes are 2pm and 5pm on both days.  The Midway opens one hour before showtime with a free petting zoo, games and Elephant and Camel rides. This year the Carson & Barnes Circus is bringing an...

03/19/2015 by eParisExtra
Free Area Gospel Concert

Free Area Gospel Concert

The public is invited to a free gospel music event produced by Dustin May to be at First Christian Church, 780 20th N.E., Paris, Texas on Saturday Night March 21st at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to this night of free gospel and comedy family entertainment event. ...

03/15/2015 by eParisExtra
Red River Art, Wine and Music Fest

Red River Art, Wine and Music Fest

The Red River Art, Wine and Music Fest is even bigger and better for 2015 and includes many more activities.  It will be held in Bonham at the Creative Arts Center, located at 200 West 5th Street, on April 17 from 5 to 9 PM and April 18 starting at 9 AM. The Creative Arts Center has added...

03/15/2015 by eParisExtra
Youth Skeet Shoot

Youth Skeet Shoot

The Lamar County Chapter of Delta Waterfowl will be having their Youth Skeet Shoot at the Paris Skeet & Trap Club on Saturday, March 21st.  The shoot will run from 9 am untill noon.  Youth 16 or under will be able to shoot for free and will be provided breakfast, guns, ammo, lunch and a...

03/14/2015 by eParisExtra

"5 Women Wearing the Same Dress" Continues This Weekend at PCT

Paris Community Theatre is presenting the hilarious play “5 Women Wearing the Same Dress” which will continue its run March 19-22. What happens at a wedding stays at a wedding, except at Paris Community Theatre’s Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, by Alan Ball sponsored...

03/12/2015 by eParisExtra
22nd Annual Women's Conference at East Paris Baptist Chuch

22nd Annual Women's Conference at East Paris Baptist Chuch

The 22nd annual Women’s Conference at East Paris Baptist Church, titled “Life on Purpose: will be March 27-28, 2015. The keynote speaker is Christian writer and author Jennie Allen and worship will be led by Laura Cooksey. The conference will be held at the East Paris Baptist...

03/07/2015 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Veterans Health and Welfare Day

Lamar County Veterans Health and Welfare Day

In conjunction with the Lamar County Veterans Service Office, The Dallas County Mesquite Vet Center will be hosting a Lamar County Veterans Health and Welfare Day event on March 14, 2015 from 9AM to 2PM in Paris, Texas. There will be a Mobile Vet Center from Readjustment Counseling Services,...

03/07/2015 by eParisExtra
Speed Networking for Businesses

Speed Networking for Businesses

Lamar County Chamber of Commerce presents another Speed Networking for Businesses event on March 25, 2015 at the Love Civic Center from 11am – 1pm. A gourmet box lunch is included. Lunch is from 11am-11:30.  The cost is $20 for Chamber Members and $25 for non-members. Everyone is asked...

03/06/2015 by eParisExtra

"Dinosaur George" to Visit Paris

The Paris Area Arts Alliance is sponsoring “Dinosaur George”, a world-class traveling prehistoric exhibit of dinosaur fossils.  It is one of the largest traveling prehistoric exhibits in North America. The exhibit will be open to the public 4:00 PM through 7:30 PM, Thursday, March...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
 Kiwanis Pancakes Good for the Soul

Kiwanis Pancakes Good for the Soul

Whether working or eating at the Kiwanis Pancake Days, a day is brightened with this annual event.  Students from North Lamar ISD will be among those eagerly waiting in line this week to have their plates filled with pancakes hot off the grill.  Above Stone Middle School 8th grader Emily...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Shikha Prakash, 'Operation: Save Your Skin' to host 2nd annual free skin cancer screening tomorrow

Shikha Prakash, 'Operation: Save Your Skin' to host 2nd annual free skin cancer screening tomorrow

What started as a young girl’s vision for a school project has turned into a full-fledged operation to raise awareness and provide education about skin cancer. ‘Operation: Save Your Skin’, the brainchild of Paris High junior, Shikha Prakash, will hold its second annual skin...

03/04/2015 by Josh Allen
Tree Give‐Away Saturday, March 7, 2015

Tree Give‐Away Saturday, March 7, 2015

As a result of the recent ice storms and in an effort to encourage citizen commitment to “Keep Paris Beautiful, Make Lamar County Shine”, Keep Paris Beautiful (KPB) will hold once again host a tree give‐away on Saturday, March 7, 2015, beginning at 9:00 a.m. on the west parking lot of...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
“The Glass Menagerie” opens March 5 at Paris Junior College

“The Glass Menagerie” opens March 5 at Paris Junior College

The play that made Tennessee Williams famous, “The Glass Menagerie,” opens the Paris Junior College drama department’s spring season this Thursday and continues through Sunday. Williams’ play, which is semi-autobiographical, tells the story of Amanda, a fading Southern women whose...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Kiwanis Pancake Days March 6-7

Kiwanis Pancake Days March 6-7

The annual Pancake Days, hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Paris is March 6th and 7th at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. They will be serving pancakes from 6am to 7pm. Tickets are $6.00 in advance, or  $7.00 at the door. Children 5 and under are free. For tickets call 903-785-5696. All Kiwanis...

03/01/2015 by eParisExtra
31st Annual Tour de Paris Looking for Sponsors

31st Annual Tour de Paris Looking for Sponsors

The Paris Visitors and Convention Council and Lamar County Chamber of Commerce are already making plans for the 31st Annual Tour de Paris Bicycle Rally to be held on Saturday, July 18, 2015. This bicycle rally brings over 900 bicyclists from all over Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and...

02/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Powderly Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chili Supper

Powderly Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chili Supper

The Powderly Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Chili Supper and Auction is this Saturday, February 28th from 5pm-8pm at Aaron Parker Elementary School. Tickets are $5 at the door. For more information or to donate a cake or pie, call Ed Handley at 903-669-6682. ...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra

"5 Women Wearing the Same Dress" Comes to PCT

Paris Community Theatre is presenting the hilarious play “5 Women Wearing the Same Dress” March 13-15 and March 19-22. The play, set in Knoxville Tennessee focuses on five identically clad bridesmaids who are hiding out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid...

02/22/2015 by eParisExtra