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Uncle Jesse Silver Anniversary Bass Tourney Nets $30,000 for Children in Need

Uncle Jesse Silver Anniversary Bass Tourney Nets $30,000 for Children in Need

The Uncle Jesse’s Memorial Big Bass Classic fishing tournament has provided funds and support for local children in Lamar County for 25 years now!  The tournament, with its proceeds being handled by the Denver & Tippi Pyle Children’s Foundation, Inc., was held in early May of this year...

05/21/2012 by eParisExtra
Why do you Relay?

Why do you Relay?

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life represents the hope that those lost to cancer will never be forgotten, that those who face cancer will be supported, and that one day cancer will be eliminated. Relay For Life is more than just a fundraiser. It’s a life-changing experience. At Relay,...

05/20/2012 by eParisExtra
Founder of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life Diagnosed with Cancer - Another Reason to Relay

Founder of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life Diagnosed with Cancer - Another Reason to Relay

Dr. Gordy Klatt, founder of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life® movement, has been diagnosed with stomach cancer. Although he is currently undergoing chemotherapy treatment and is expected to have surgery this summer, Dr. Klatt hopes to participate on June 8 in the Relay For Life of...

05/18/2012 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Relay for Life Survivor Dinner

Lamar County Relay for Life Survivor Dinner

The Lamar County Relay for Life Survivor Dinner will be on Saturday, May 19.  It will be held at the Calvary Methodist Church (3105 Lamar Ave.) at 6:00pm. This is a very exciting event because it is the first time that Lamar County Relay for Life has had a banquet dinner for the survivors and...

05/17/2012 by eParisExtra
Find out where you can get your Relay for Life Tote Bags - Style for a good fight

Find out where you can get your Relay for Life Tote Bags - Style for a good fight

The T-Shirt Shoppe is raising funds for Relay for Life by selling these custom Together We Will Fight to Find the Cure tote bags. These awesome handmade bags are just $10 each and the money raised goes to such a great cause — let’s help this team raise some money for the Relay. Stop...

05/17/2012 by eParisExtra
The 3rd Annual Paris Area Ride of Silence May 16th ~ 7:00pm ~ Love Civic Center

The 3rd Annual Paris Area Ride of Silence May 16th ~ 7:00pm ~ Love Civic Center

In May 2003, Chris Phelan organized the first Ride Of Silence in Dallas after endurance cyclist Larry Schwartz was hit by the mirror of a passing bus and was killed.  The ride was a solemn event, to remember Larry and all cyclists killed while riding their bikes.  It was only suppose to be a...

05/14/2012 by eParisExtra
Photos from the Lamar County Relay for Life Paint Paris Purple Event

Photos from the Lamar County Relay for Life Paint Paris Purple Event

The Lamar County Relay for Life fundraising event, Paint Paris Purple, held Friday, May 4th, on the Downtown Plaza, was a great success in raising funds and awareness for this year’s Relay event – Race for a Cure. Below are Paint Paris Purple photos. Visit the Lamar County Relay for...

05/10/2012 by eParisExtra
Wit and Wisdom from Suzie Humphreys - How Cancer Can Affect You

Wit and Wisdom from Suzie Humphreys - How Cancer Can Affect You

With the Lamar County Relay for Life big event right around the corner and Mother’s Day Sunday, I thought some motivational and inspirational words could help get us in the spirit of love and compassion.  Here are some from Suzie Humphreys that should invoke some thought. Suzie Humphreys...

05/10/2012 by eParisExtra
Tickets and Sponsorships Available Now for

Tickets and Sponsorships Available Now for "Stars of Today, Stars of Tomorrow" -A Dancing With the Stars Event

The Leadership Lamar County Class of 2011-2012 cordially invites you to the  “Stars of Today, Stars of Tomorrow” , a DWTS event for Paris Texas supporting our local  ” Boys and Girls Clubs of the Red River Valley” on Saturday June 16th 2012 at 6:00 PM at the Love...

05/04/2012 by eParisExtra
National Day of Prayer

National Day of Prayer

Local pastors are organizing an opportunity for participation in the annual NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER –Thursday May 3rd .  We will gather at the Peristyle at Bywaters Park  from 11:45am – 12:45 pm. to join together in prayer for our nation, our state, our city.  The Lord our God said; “If...

05/03/2012 by Charles Richards
Infant awaiting heart transplant - Fundraisers to help

Infant awaiting heart transplant - Fundraisers to help

Paris, Texas, April 2012 – Aubrie Miller is facing a bigger challenge at six weeks old than many of us face in a lifetime. She needs a lifesaving heart transplant, and her family faces tremendous expenses. Next month, volunteers in the Paris community are holding multiple fundraisers to...

04/29/2012 by eParisExtra
Relay for Life's Paint the Town Purple Friday, May 4th

Relay for Life's Paint the Town Purple Friday, May 4th

The Lamar County Relay for Life Kick Off Rally will be held on Friday night, May 4th, at 6pm.  They will be joining the Friday Night Cruisers (classic cars). Relay for Life Teams will set up along the sidewalk — not directly in front of businesses or around the fountain– to let...

04/27/2012 by eParisExtra
Children's Advocacy Center Open House Today

Children's Advocacy Center Open House Today

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04/19/2012 by eParisExtra
Maddie's Gift Scholarship Fund - Red, White & Blue Golf Tournament Coming in Early May

Maddie's Gift Scholarship Fund - Red, White & Blue Golf Tournament Coming in Early May

A student receiving a scholarship at RWB Golf Tournament 2011 Get your golf gear out and your swing ready.  On May 12th, 2012 at the Paris Golf and Country Club a benefit golf tournament will be held to raise money for the Madison Hope Nation Memorial Scholarship Fund (Maddie’s Gift)....

04/16/2012 by eParisExtra
Open House at Children's Advocacy Center of Paris

Open House at Children's Advocacy Center of Paris

Come out and visit the Children’s Advocacy Center and learn how you could make a difference in a child’s life and celebrate April as Child Abuse Awareness month. ...

04/13/2012 by eParisExtra
The United Way of Lamar County Announces its 4th Annual “Day of Caring” -- Saturday May 12, 2011.

The United Way of Lamar County Announces its 4th Annual “Day of Caring” -- Saturday May 12, 2011.

When everyone in the community works together we have the power to accomplish more than any single group can on its own.  United Way of Lamar County supports that philosophy and is proud to promote Day of Caring events.  These events are designed to connect resources to the people and groups...

03/26/2012 by eParisExtra
Dress Down For Down Syndrome

Dress Down For Down Syndrome

To receive the Paris Flash by email, send your email address to signup@parisflash.info To receive emergency text messages regarding things such as weather emergencies or school closings email your cell phone number to signup@parisflash.info To make an announcment or to check pricing and...

03/07/2012 by eParisExtra
Balls, Strikes and Funny Looking Shoes Mean Mentors for Kids in Lamar County

Balls, Strikes and Funny Looking Shoes Mean Mentors for Kids in Lamar County

Paris, Texas – (February 13, 2012) — Friends, families, companies and co-workers are meeting once again at Paris Lanes to lace up their bowling shoes for the 2012 Bowl For Kids’ Sake (BFKS) benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS). ”On Saturday, March 31st, teams will enjoy some...

02/14/2012 by eParisExtra
PJC Basketball To Mark Cancer Awareness With Suits and Sneakers, Fan Whiteout

PJC Basketball To Mark Cancer Awareness With Suits and Sneakers, Fan Whiteout

This Saturday Paris Junior College basketball coaches will celebrate Coaches vs. Cancer by wearing suits and tennis shoes. The Lady Dragons will also be wearing pink laces in their shoes, and fans are asked to wear white shirts to show solidarity in the fight against cancer at the 2:00 and 4:00...

02/03/2012 by eParisExtra
LMS Supports Dylan's Drivers

LMS Supports Dylan's Drivers

Barry Allen of LMS Restoration presents Jared Davis treasurer of Dylan’s Drivers a donation in the amount of $2500.  Financial support of this non-profit initiative to keep drunk drivers off the road continues to pour in.  Dylan’s Drivers began operations New Year’s Weekend...

01/26/2012 by eParisExtra