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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
United Way Community Needs Survey

United Way Community Needs Survey

The United Way of Lamar County is asking for Lamar County residents to complete a Community Needs Survey. If you live in Lamar County the United Way needs to know what you feel are the most critical needs in our community.  Your answers to these questions will assist the United Way in...

02/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Mardi Gras Fundraiser this Weekend

Mardi Gras Fundraiser this Weekend

Mardi Gras is the primary fundraising event for Lamar County Human Resources Council’s Meals on Wheels program. This year’s event is Friday, February 27, 2015 at the Love Civic Center. Tickets are $75 per person or $600 for a table. There will be live music by The David Whiteman...

02/23/2015 by eParisExtra
UNITED WAY OF LAMAR COUNTY HOLDS 2015 ANNUAL MEETING AND CAMPAIGN CELEBRATION

UNITED WAY OF LAMAR COUNTY HOLDS 2015 ANNUAL MEETING AND CAMPAIGN CELEBRATION

Volunteers, businesses, and organizations who contributed to the 2015 United Way of Lamar County campaign were honored Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at the Paris Junior College, Ballroom. Many contributors were thanked and special honors presented.  These included awards for Volunteerism,...

02/19/2015 by eParisExtra
Sweetheart Soiree Raised All-Time High of $95,000

Sweetheart Soiree Raised All-Time High of $95,000

Valentine’s Day this year was a night of new records at The Children’s Advocacy Center of Paris’ 14th Annual Sweetheart Soiree. The evening opened with a new record in the amount of sponsorships for the Soiree.  A record number attendance of over 550 guests danced the night away while...

02/17/2015 by eParisExtra
NAACP Banquet on February 21st

NAACP Banquet on February 21st

The fifteenth “Bridging the Gap” celebration NAACP banquet is Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.  at  the Love Civic Center. Tickets are $25 each and may be purchased from any NAACP member or by calling 903-785-8918 or 903-784-8728 or 903-517-2388. This year’s...

02/14/2015 by eParisExtra
Meals on Wheels Mardi Gras Fundraiser

Meals on Wheels Mardi Gras Fundraiser

The Lamar County Human Resources Council, Inc.  annual “Mardi Gras” fundraiser is Friday, February 27, 2015 at the Love Civic Center. The Lamar County Human Resources Council oversees the Meals on Wheels program that provides meals to our low income, housebound, or seniors that...

02/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Brookshires Makes Large Donation to Children's Advocacy Center of Paris

Brookshires Makes Large Donation to Children's Advocacy Center of Paris

Brookshire’s presented a $5,000 donation to The Children’s Advocacy Center of Paris (CAC).  Brookshire’s is a proud supporter of Children’s Advocacy Center of Paris which promotes hope, healing and justice to the most severely abused children in Lamar and Red River Counties by...

01/31/2015 by eParisExtra
First Baptist Church to host annual 'Wild Game Banquet' tonight

First Baptist Church to host annual 'Wild Game Banquet' tonight

First Baptist Church in Paris calling all men to be apart of their large, annual ‘Wild Game Banquet’ tonight at 6 p.m. (dinner will start at 6:30). According to church staff, this is their largest men’s outreach banquet every year. Everyone is encouraged to come and try a wide...

01/30/2015 by Josh Allen
Calvary Paris to host 'Free Movie Night' on Friday

Calvary Paris to host 'Free Movie Night' on Friday

Mark your calendar and invite your friends to the free showing of the renowned movie, “Veil of tears”, which will be playing at Calvary Paris on Friday, January 23, at 6:30 p.m. This event is completely free and open to the community. “Veil of tears” is a heartfelt...

01/22/2015 by Josh Allen
Free Tax Prep Being Offered by United Way

Free Tax Prep Being Offered by United Way

Once again, the United Way’s VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program is offering free tax service to those who qualify. Households who earned less than $52,000 last year, may qualify for the free IRS-certified tax service. VITA volunteers will be available on Saturdays from...

01/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Calvary Paris women's ministry to host 2nd annual IF: Gathering simulcast

Calvary Paris women's ministry to host 2nd annual IF: Gathering simulcast

The women’s ministry of Calvary Paris, will host IF: Paris, which is a live simulcast of the renowned IF: Gathering from Austin on Friday, February 6 and Saturday, February 7. Registration for this event is completely free and now open by clicking here. The theme this year is “If...

01/20/2015 by Josh Allen
14th Annual Sweetheart Soiree for the CAC on Valentine's Day

14th Annual Sweetheart Soiree for the CAC on Valentine's Day

The Children’s Advocacy Center’s  14th Annual Sweetheart Soiree is on Valentine’s Day,  Saturday, February 14, 2015 at the Love Civic Center. The Sweetheart Soiree is an elegant evening of dinner, dancing, live music as well as a silent and a live auction.  The Mars Hill Band...

01/13/2015 by eParisExtra
Big Brothers Big Sisters Seeks Regional Executive Director

Big Brothers Big Sisters Seeks Regional Executive Director

Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for a Regional Executive Director for the Northeast Texas Region, which is based out of Paris. They are looking for a leader with long-standing ties to the community. A proven leader who is well connected, well organized and has a passion to serve the...

01/11/2015 by eParisExtra
Tickets on Sale for Snowflakes and Diamonds Gala

Tickets on Sale for Snowflakes and Diamonds Gala

Tickets are now on sale for the 9th Annual Snowflakes and Diamonds Gala, benefitting the Red River Valley Down Syndrome Society and the Johnny Stallings REACH Recreation Center.. This year’s event will be January 17th at the Love Civic Center from 6pm-11pm. Tickets are $50 per person and...

01/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Annual

Annual "Spirit of Giving" is on Saturday

The First United Methodist Church’s “Spirit of Giving” is an annual Community Christmas Party held each year the Saturday before Christmas. This year’s event will be held at the Courthouse parking Lot and begins at 11am. The parking lost will be transformed into a...

12/19/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Donates Coats to Lamar County Head Start

PJC Donates Coats to Lamar County Head Start

Student organizations, faculty and staff of Paris Junior College donated 47 coats to Lamar County Head Start just in time for cold weather recently, and one PJC student group donated enough hats and gloves to go with them. The in-kind donation was worth nearly $1,500, according to Head...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
65th Annual Youth Auction Tonight

65th Annual Youth Auction Tonight

Tonight is the 65th Annual Youth Auction for the Boys and Girls Club of the Red River Valley. Come out to First Baptist Church Family Life Center or follow along live on the internet by clicking www.livestream.com/bgcrrv  and call in to the phone bank to bid.  The number is...

12/05/2014 by eParisExtra
VITA TAX PREP VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

VITA TAX PREP VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

United Way of Lamar County is looking for volunteers who are interested in helping improve financial stability in our community. Did you know 1 in 2 families lack the savings to cover basic expenses for three months if unemployment, a medical emergency or other crisis leads to a loss of stable...

12/03/2014 by eParisExtra
Boys and Girls Club 65th Annual Youth Auction

Boys and Girls Club 65th Annual Youth Auction

The 65th Annual Youth Auction for the Boys and Girls Club is Friday, December 5th at 6pm in the First Baptist Church Family Life Center. There will be over 300 items to bid on and you can watch the auction live on Suddenlink Channel 16 or tune in on KPLT 1490 AM. For more information on how...

11/25/2014 by eParisExtra