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I’ve been in the media business for a very long time.  I’ve worked in radio, daily newspapers, published monthly publications and now my husband and I own eParisExtra.com.  I managed to survive the digital boom in 2008 while in the newspaper industry and now I embrace this electronic age...

05/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Memorial Day celebration

Memorial Day celebration

Lamar County Post 3990 Veterans of Foreign Wars and local Girl Scouts will conduct a Memorial Day tribute starting at 11:45 on May 30, 2016 at Red River Valley Veterans Memorial located adjacent to Love Center. Color guard is provided by the Paris Police Department.  The public is...

05/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
eParisExtra cat of the week

eParisExtra cat of the week

This is Misty and her crew. These sweeties are really looking for a home.  The kittens are playful and friendly.  Mama Misty is slightly nervous, but will come around. Misty and these fur-babies are all available for adoption at the Lamar County Animal Shelter located at 310 Clement Road,...

05/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
eParisExtra dog of the week

eParisExtra dog of the week

 Olive is looking for a home.  She came in with a litter of babies and is now all alone.  Olive is 1 to 2 year’s old and a Pit mix.  She is very petite , very obedient loves to  sit for treats .  She is good with other dogs and does very well on a leash. Olive is available for...

05/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Fire Engine 1 A-Shift badges Junior Firefighters

Paris Fire Engine 1 A-Shift badges Junior Firefighters

On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Paris Fire Department Engine 1 A-Shift made a stop at Central Presbyterian Day School while they were in the area performing fire hydrant maintenance. Paris firefighters made sure each student got a firefighter helmet and a badge to make them official Junior...

05/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum Elementary presents poster to Officer Steve Hill

Chisum Elementary presents poster to Officer Steve Hill

Officer Steve Hill displays the poster Pre-K students at Chisum Elementary presented to him at their recent Career Day. Pictured with Officer Hill are Corbin Hudson, Braelyn Emeyabbi, Nadya Dawson, and Brandy Dawson.  Students signed the poster honoring our law enforcement for Police...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum Elementary PALS assist Northeast Texas Rural and Community Development

Chisum Elementary PALS assist Northeast Texas Rural and Community Development

The PALS, student leaders at Chisum Elementary, pose with the bench they bought for the school this year with the help of the Northeast Texas Rural and Community Development Area committee. The Chisum Elementary school pledge on the bench is to remind us and our community of the beliefs we...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris EMS receives Mission: Lifeline EMS Silver Award

Paris EMS receives Mission: Lifeline EMS Silver Award

Paris EMS has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
New Hope Center adds Tanteta Scott to the staff

New Hope Center adds Tanteta Scott to the staff

“Tanteta Scott brings with a lifetime of experience and commitment to community and special needs” said Gay Ballew, Executive Director for New Hope.  “She was just out of high school when she volunteered for the Child Abuse Prevention Project which was operating in Lamar...

05/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Remembering local fallen officers

Remembering local fallen officers

On Wednesday law enforcement officers and the community came together to honor officers who have died in the line of duty for National Police Week. A plaque was presented to the family of fallen trooper Jeffery Nichols who died in a car crash on March 26, 2016 while on duty. Wes Tidwell spoke...

05/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Bailey Xylophone Group brings cheer to residents

Bailey Xylophone Group brings cheer to residents

The Xylophone Group from Bailey Intermediate visited area nursing and retirement homes this week sharing what they have been learning in music class. Under the direction of Jenene Cannon, the students performed tunes and songs, some of which were familiar to the residents. Homes the students...

05/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar Mock Wreck touches many - Video

North Lamar Mock Wreck touches many - Video

#northlamar #mockwreck #don’tbestupid ...

05/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
Special Olympics Photo Gallery

Special Olympics Photo Gallery

A great day for smiles and fun at this year’s 2016 Special Olympics.   Photos courtesy of Tony Corso Images #specialolympics #lamarcounty #tonycorsoimages     ...

05/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Humane Association to host adoption event May 31

Lamar County Humane Association to host adoption event May 31

The Lamar County Humane Association will host a pet adoption on Saturday, May 31, 2016 at Petco from noon until 5 p.m. In the event of rain the event will move to the Paris Animal Shelter located at 310 Clement Road. #animaladoption #LCHA #Petco ...

05/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
eParisExtra dog of the week

eParisExtra dog of the week

Meet Penny.  Penny is about 7 weeks old and a beautiful Lab mix. She can be very sweet,  just needs a moment to trust. She loves to play with her sibling and is ready for her forever home.  See Penny at the Paris Animal Shelton located at 310 Clement...

05/17/2016 by eparisextra.com
eParisExtra cat of the week

eParisExtra cat of the week

This tiny little ball of fluff is an orphan. She and her sibling need a new start.  They are both very outgoing and playful and ready for adoption at the Paris Animal Shelter located at 310 Clement Road. https://www.paristexas.gov/index.aspx?NID=131 #needsahome #catoftheweek ...

05/17/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Economic Development Corp. to meet today

Paris Economic Development Corp. to meet today

The Paris Economic Development Corporation will meet at 4 p.m. today in the City Council Chambers. Discussion will include:  Relationship with the EDC and the Sulphur River Regional Mobility Authority (SURRMA), the possible action on expanding the minimum retention period for certified agendas...

05/17/2016 by eparisextra.com
This week is National EMS Week

This week is National EMS Week

In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities.  Back then, EMS was a new profession, and EMS practitioners had only just started to be recognized as a critical component of emergency medicine...

05/17/2016 by eparisextra.com
The Results Companies makes donation to Meals on Wheels and New Hope Center

The Results Companies makes donation to Meals on Wheels and New Hope Center

On May 12, 2016 The Results Companies of Paris donated $400 each to the New Hope Center of Paris and Meals on Wheels. Pictured from left to right:  Shelly Braziel– Meals on Wheels- Executive Director, Regina McConnell,  Kelly Moss, Shamika Sims and Gami Robken of The Results...

05/13/2016 by eparisextra.com
Bailey groups donate money to teacher

Bailey groups donate money to teacher

Bailey Intermediate’s Passion for Fashion and Creative and Crafty Jump groups each raised money and contributed it to Aaron Parker Elementary second grade teacher Andy Johnson.  Johnson was hospitalized for an extended time this semester due to complications that began from the flu and...

05/13/2016 by eparisextra.com