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Paris City Council discusses security cameras for downtown today

Paris City Council discusses security cameras for downtown today

The Paris City Council will meet today at 5:30 p.m. at the City Council Chambers located at 107 E. Kaufman St. On the agenda today will be the discussion and possible action on installing security cameras downtown to address continuing vandalism issues.  Council will also be conducting a...

07/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Danielle McKee Dance Company wins big at major dance event

Danielle McKee Dance Company wins big at major dance event

A trip to the Showstoppers Dance Championship was an exciting one for the Danielle McKee Dance Company.   In the Mid America finals last weekend, the Danielle McKee Dance Company with owner and Artistic Director Danielle McKee, competed against dozens of dance studios from around the state...

07/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Atmos Energy to Perform Routine maintenance on natural gas pipeline in Paris and Lamar County

Atmos Energy to Perform Routine maintenance on natural gas pipeline in Paris and Lamar County

Atmos Energy crews and contractors will oversee a controlled release of natural gas on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. The controlled release will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at two locations – one at the intersection of FM 2038 and FM 137, and the other location within the city...

07/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Woman recently struck by a car is ruled an accident

Woman recently struck by a car is ruled an accident

The Paris Police Department has ruled the auto-pedestrian incident that occurred on Thursday night an accident. The 40 year-old woman who is not being identified was struck by a car in the 2600 block of Lamar Ave. around 9 p.m.  She was attempting to run across the street according to Paris...

07/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Junior College offers Junior Law Enforcement Academy

Paris Junior College offers Junior Law Enforcement Academy

Have you ever wanted to see behind the scenes of what goes on at the jail, courthouse, or the police station? You can join the Junior Law Enforcement Academy hosted by Paris Junior College Continuing Education.  You will tour and get an understanding of the Police Department, Lamar County...

07/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Weekend Roundup - weekend events in Paris, Tx.

Weekend Roundup - weekend events in Paris, Tx.

This weekend’s roundup is full of fun events you may want to check out. The Love Civic Center located at 2025 S. Collegiate Dr., Paris, Tx. will host a Gun and Knife Show starting on Saturday, July 23 and running through July 24, 2016 .  Show hours on Saturday are 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and 9...

07/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Humane Association and The Boys & Girls Club join forces tomorrow

Lamar County Humane Association and The Boys & Girls Club join forces tomorrow

In celebration of the Great Turtle Float Race the Lamar County Humane Association will be present at the race for a Saturday pet adoption event. The adoption will be held at the Love Civic Center located at 2025 S. Collegiate Dr., in Paris, Tx.  Adoption hours are from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m....

07/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Divine Designs cuts the red ribbon

Divine Designs cuts the red ribbon

Divine Designs is one of the new business joining the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce this summer. Divine Designs is owned by Hollie and Brad Barrentine. The Barrentine’s are the new owners of the store . “We carry sizes from small to 3 XL and we also have new prices. We have...

07/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
LMAO Comedy Club presents Live Improv tonight

LMAO Comedy Club presents Live Improv tonight

LMAO Comedy Club located at 12 First St. N.E. in downtown Paris, Tx. presents The Band Improv Comedy tonight, July 22, 2016. The show begins at 9 p.m. and tickets are still available at www.lmaotexas.com or you may call 903-785-LAFF. The Band is an improv sketch musical comedy troupe based in...

07/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar campers learning more than just football

North Lamar campers learning more than just football

North Lamar’s Football camp is more than just learning great football fundamentals. Yesterday they learned a “LIFE” lesson was on RESPECT. “During yesterday’s camp they learned to make eye contact and say, Yes Ma’am and No Ma’am, Yes Sir and No Sir when asked a...

07/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Thunder brings home the championship

Thunder brings home the championship

The Paris Thunder traveling baseball team competed July 10 – 16 in the Lewisville area AAYBA World Series. The Thunder played teams from all over the state;  the Denton Texans, Texas Rattlers, Easton Lumberjacks, TC Patriots Respect, STX Elite, South Texas Outlaws, Texas Panthers,...

07/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Gun and knife show this weekend at Love Civic Center

Gun and knife show this weekend at Love Civic Center

Starting on July 23 and through July 24, 2016 Paris will host a Gun & Knife Show at the Love Civic Center located at 2025 South Collegiate in Paris, TX. Show hours on Saturday are 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday. For more information call Allen Bowles at...

07/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Unity Service at Mt. Pisgah Church uplifting for all

Unity Service at Mt. Pisgah Church uplifting for all

On Tuesday night Mt. Pisgah Church hosted a community wide unity service. “The Unity Service hosted by Pastor JWT Spies and Mt. Pisgah Church this week was very uplifting for all who attended,” stated officials from the Paris Police Department. Yesterday the department was served...

07/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Atmos Energy to perform routine maintenance on natural gas pipeline in Lamar County today

Atmos Energy to perform routine maintenance on natural gas pipeline in Lamar County today

Atmos Energy crews and contractors will oversee a controlled release of natural gas at two locations today, July 21, 2016. The controlled release will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. in a rural area approximately 5 miles south of Paris near CR 34140, and approximately 1 mile south...

07/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
First NLISD Town Hall meeting was positive, but also met with some concerns

First NLISD Town Hall meeting was positive, but also met with some concerns

North Lamar Independent School District had its first of two town hall meetings on Monday night to discuss the future of the district and improvements needed within the schools. Between 75-100 people attended Monday’s meeting.   Jeff Miller, Mike Holmberg and Superintendent  McCullough...

07/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Movies in the Park presents

Movies in the Park presents "Tangled" tomorrow night, July 21, 2016

Movies in the Park presents “Tangled” tomorrow night, July 21, 2016 at Bywaters Park located at 400 S. Main St., Paris, TX. When the kingdom’s most-wanted bandit, Flynn Rider (Zachary Levi), hides in a convenient tower, he immediately becomes a captive of Rapunzel (Mandy Moore), the...

07/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Can Can Follies set for August 12 - 13

Paris Can Can Follies set for August 12 - 13

The Paris Can Can Follies is a joint effort with the faces of our community preforming in lip synced musical numbers.  This production fund raiser will benefit Meals on Wheels. This years line up will start out with the top 3 voted skits from last year.  Sheila Ensey and Eddie Clement in...

07/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Time to enter to win Roger Creager tickets

Time to enter to win Roger Creager tickets

Roger Creager will be performing live at Heritage Hall located at 1009 W. Kaufman St., Paris, TX. on August 18, 2016. Heritage Hall is giving away 2 tickets to our eParisExtra.com readers for a very intimate concert with Creager performing some of his most popular hits, such as;  The Everclear...

07/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
Tour de Paris photo gallery

Tour de Paris photo gallery

Over 1000 riders hit the streets of Paris, Tx. for the annual Tour de Paris on Saturday. The Tour is sponsored by the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce and countless volunteers. Enjoy our photo gallery. Photos:  Courtesy of the Lamar County...

07/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
Bryan Glass nominated for Delta Waterfowl Volunteer of the Year

Bryan Glass nominated for Delta Waterfowl Volunteer of the Year

Delta Waterfowl is The Duck Hunters Organization™, a leading conservation group with origins dating to 1911.  Headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota, and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Delta Waterfowl has developed several key programs – including Predator Management, Hen Houses and First Hunt –...

07/19/2016 by eparisextra.com