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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...

5 hours ago 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
Paris Junior College, Lamar Avenue Church of Christ, Hometown Clinic to host blood drives

Paris Junior College, Lamar Avenue Church of Christ, Hometown Clinic to host blood drives

As the summer months approach, Carter BloodCare asks all of us to remember the “summer slump” is coming.  The months of June, July and August are right around the corner and they remain some of the most difficult months of the year to keep the right blood type on the shelves for the right...

04/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
Local hotels to host Autism Speaks event

Local hotels to host Autism Speaks event

The Holiday Inn Express and Comfort Inn and Suites will be hosting an Autism Speaks event on Thursday, April 28 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event will take place at the Holiday Inn Express located at 3025 NE Loop 286, Paris TX. The event is to raise awareness for Autism and money for...

04/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
Expo to Provide Job Seekers with Career Information

Expo to Provide Job Seekers with Career Information

Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet with area employers during the 2016 Career and Community Resources Expo on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.  The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Paris Junior College Ballroom, 2400 Clarksville St., Paris, Texas.   The 2015 Career and...

04/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Community Prayer Walk set for Thursday, May 5

Community Prayer Walk set for Thursday, May 5

A Community Prayer Walk sponsored by Calvary Chapel Church in celebration of National Prayer Day will be held on May 5, 2016.  The event will begin at noon in front of the Courthouse downtown. Those gathered will proceed to the Square for a prayer stop, and then on to Bywaters Park for...

04/25/2016 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
Prince's autopsy results could take weeks

Prince's autopsy results could take weeks

On Friday, April 22, 2016 the Midwest Medical Examiner’s office performed an autopsy on the music legend Prince to determine the cause of death.  Prince Rogers Nelson was found in an elevator of his home (Paisley Park) dead at the age of 57. The autopsy began yesterday at 9:00 a.m. CT...

04/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Tax free holiday on emergency supplies this weekend

Tax free holiday on emergency supplies this weekend

Gov. Greg Abbott has declared this weekend to be a tax free holiday for all emergency preparedness supplies. The sale started this morning and will end at midnight on Monday, April 25, 2016.   A variety of items are eligible for the tax-free holiday, and there is no limit to the number of...

04/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
It rains purple today, Prince death being investigated

It rains purple today, Prince death being investigated

20 hours ago the artist, song writer, performer and rule breaker Prince died at the age of 57. Prince’s body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota early Thursday morning. Multiple sources connected to the singer confirmed he had passed.  There was an  emergency...

04/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Texas Scholars from NLISD nto be honored

Texas Scholars from NLISD nto be honored

Sixty seniors from North Lamar High School will be honored for choosing a more rigorous course of study during their high school years.  They and their parents will attend an awards recognition ceremony honoring the 2016 Texas Scholars from Lamar County on Wednesday, April 20 at a luncheon at...

04/21/2016 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
Homegrown Judd Payne to run Boston Marathon today

Homegrown Judd Payne to run Boston Marathon today

Judd Payne of Paris, TX. is no stranger to big dreams, big ideas and big events.  Payne is living his childhood dream of making movies in Los Angeles. Payne has produced or executive produced over fifteen films and television projects including the 2012 hit comedy Bernie starring Jack Black,...

04/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Regional Medical Center to have emergency training drill on April 21, 2016

Paris Regional Medical Center to have emergency training drill on April 21, 2016

For the past several months, Paris Regional Medical Center, the City of Paris and local emergency services have been planning an emergency training drill at the hospital facility. The purpose of this drill is to test the hospitals’ preparedness and emergency response to a multi-casualty...

04/17/2016 by eparisextra.com
Anglers gearing up for Uncle Jesse's Annual Big Bass Classic

Anglers gearing up for Uncle Jesse's Annual Big Bass Classic

It’s time for Uncle Jesse’s Annual Big Bass Classic! The event will be held Saturday, May 7 with the fishing beginning at 6 a.m. and weigh-in closing at 3 p.m. The 1st place prize is $5,000! There will also be paid prizes for 2nd through 20th place and various prizes given away as...

04/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
LOCAL AGGIES UNITE FOR DISTINCTIVE TRADITION

LOCAL AGGIES UNITE FOR DISTINCTIVE TRADITION

Former students of Texas A&M University will assemble on April 21st for the annual Texas Aggie Muster to honor fellow Texas Aggies who have passed away within the last year, announced local Muster Chair Brad Aldridge. Our local Muster activities, will begin at 7:00pm at Heritage Hall; 1009...

04/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
The Andy Johnson Auction and Fundraiser Set For Saturday

The Andy Johnson Auction and Fundraiser Set For Saturday

The Andy Johnson Benefit Auction and BBQ Fundraiser will be held Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Heritage Hall, 1009 W. Kaufman St. from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Enjoy Scholl Brothers Bar-B-Que will cater.  There will be a silent auction and a raffle drawing at 3 p.m. ...

04/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
Walk of Hope raises awareness for crime victims

Walk of Hope raises awareness for crime victims

The 2nd Annual Walk of Hope was held yesterday in downtown Paris.  Walkers and supporters showed up in great numbers to support National Crime Victims Right’s Week. Local Advocacy Groups and Community leaders along with victims of crime met at the Culbertson fountain to help raise...

04/14/2016 by eParisExtra
Innovation showcased at PJC’s second New Works Festival

Innovation showcased at PJC’s second New Works Festival

The second annual New Works Festival at Paris Junior College opens April 14 with the theme of “Pyro Playfest: Deep in the Heart of Texas.” The festival will be held in the Ray Karrer Theater at 7:30 p.m., April 14-17, and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 16-17.  PJC New Works...

04/12/2016 by eParisExtra
Downtown Community Park grand opening set for April 23, 2016

Downtown Community Park grand opening set for April 23, 2016

Construction of Paris’ Downtown Community Park is near completion after a vision began more than two years ago to transform a parking lot into a haven all could enjoy.  A grand opening to celebrate the completion of this community-wide project is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April...

04/12/2016 by eParisExtra