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Paris Biker Church to host 'Outside the Walls' service with free hot dogs on July 26

Paris Biker Church to host 'Outside the Walls' service with free hot dogs on July 26

Click to enlarge On Saturday, July 26, the Paris Biker Church will go ‘Outside the Walls’ to host a worship service — featuring live music, a message and free hot dogs — at Wade Park from 7-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend the event, so bring your...

07/15/2014 by Josh Allen
Family and friends gather to mourn the tragic loss of Gage Russell Kennedy

Family and friends gather to mourn the tragic loss of Gage Russell Kennedy

A candlelight vigil was held Monday evening as a memorial to Gage Russell Kennedy at the fountain on the downtown Plaza. Many friends and family members gathered around the Culbertson fountain on Monday for a memorial vigil to mourn the tragic loss and celebrate the life of Gage Russell...

05/20/2014 by Josh Allen
Dylan's Driver wants you

Dylan's Driver wants you

Paul Allen, Executive Director of Dylan’s Drivers Dylan’s Drivers, the program designed to prevent drunk driving by giving people free rides home, has given just over 3,600 rides since it was launched here two and half years ago. The service is non-judgment and fun and is available...

05/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Upcoming Rodeo Sign-up's for Mutton Bustin' and JR Barrels are Today

Upcoming Rodeo Sign-up's for Mutton Bustin' and JR Barrels are Today

In preparation for the 55th Annual Paris Rodeo, TODAY (April 28th) is the day for JR Event contestants to sign-up.  Ages 6 & under Mutton Bustin’ and 10 & under JR Barrels contestants can sign up today 9am-3pm by calling 903-782-9000.  The rodeo will run Friday May 2nd and...

04/28/2014 by Greg Higgins
Scouts lend helping hands to Kiwanis

Scouts lend helping hands to Kiwanis

Scouts gather for a group photo while helping out at the 2014 Kiwanis Pancake Days. (Submitted photo) Boy scouts from Troop 11 and cub scouts from Pack 12, in an effort to continue their service to our community, volunteered to lend helping hands to the Kiwanis organization in early March at...

04/01/2014 by Josh Allen
Local cub scouts lend a helping hand at the Downtown Food Pantry

Local cub scouts lend a helping hand at the Downtown Food Pantry

Local Pack 12 cub scouts offered some helping hands in stocking the food shelves at the Downtown Food Pantry last weekend, getting the job done in just two hours. The boys were energetic and had a lot of fun, especially being able to walk into their large freezer, while serving their community,...

01/25/2014 by Josh Allen
Silent services parade honors 9/11 victims

Silent services parade honors 9/11 victims

Photo by Josh Allen, eParisExtra To memorialize the 12th anniversary of the tragedy on Sept. 11, 2001, law enforcement and emergency services personnel, firefighters, and county and city officials gathered for a silent parade in honor of the victims of the 9/11 attacks. The parade began at 10...

09/11/2013 by Josh Allen
Seniors' beauty honored at pageant, thousands raised for the New Hope Center

Seniors' beauty honored at pageant, thousands raised for the New Hope Center

The four winners of the 2013 Beauty is Ageless Senior Pageant, from left are, Christina Barnett – best hat/hair, Irmgard Allen – overall winner; pageant queen, Jessie Martin – talent, and Dee Smith – most creative apparel (Photo by Shelly Keller) The New Hope Center of...

09/10/2013 by Josh Allen
Awana registration today at East Paris Baptist Church

Awana registration today at East Paris Baptist Church

East Paris Baptist Church will hold Awana registration today. The Awana program will begin on Wednesday, August 28, with a Back to School Bash in the church’s gym from 6-7:30 p.m. You can register at the info center or the church office. Awana is an international evangelical ministry...

08/21/2013 by Josh Allen
Paris Bikers Church offers men free pancake breakfast Saturday

Paris Bikers Church offers men free pancake breakfast Saturday

The Paris Bikers Church will provide a free, all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast on Saturday at 8 a.m. Special guest speaker, David Heart, of Circle C Ranch in Detroit, Texas will give a presentation at the event. A motorcycle is not required, and all men are welcome. The event is...

08/15/2013 by Josh Allen
Paris Biker's Church has big plans on Saturday

Paris Biker's Church has big plans on Saturday

The Paris Biker’s Church invites everyone to its three events on Saturday, July 20, starting with a mens’ breakfast and ladies’ brunch, then ending with an outside church service in the evening. The Paris Biker’s Church, located at 3910 SE Loop 286 (Photo by Josh...

07/18/2013 by Josh Allen
Get revived at 2013 God's Satisfied Woman Conference coming July 27

Get revived at 2013 God's Satisfied Woman Conference coming July 27

For those looking for a revival or spiritual awakening, SEB Ministries & Enterprises, Inc. is hosting the God’s Satisfied Woman Conference. Founder of SEB Ministries and speaker at this year’s God’s Satisfied conference, Shay Easter-Bills. This annual, spiritually...

07/12/2013 by Josh Allen
Habitat for Humanity requests volunteers for Saturday, June 22

Habitat for Humanity requests volunteers for Saturday, June 22

Volunteers work on a housing project for HFH. The Paris affiliate of Habitat for Humanity, a Christian housing organization, is requesting volunteers for the Saturday, June 22 ABWK painting project. Tomorrow, volunteers will gather at a local two-bedroom house to coat the walls of the structure...

06/21/2013 by eParisExtra
'A Starry Night in Paris' raises thousands for down syndrome society; Click for photo gallery!

'A Starry Night in Paris' raises thousands for down syndrome society; Click for photo gallery!

The 2013 Dancing With the Stars champion Cayton Flippen with professional dance partner, Amy West. (eParisExtra! photo by Josh Allen) Themed ‘A Starry Night in Paris…Save the Last Dance’, the 2013 Leadership Lamar County Dancing With the Stars event attracted hundreds of...

06/17/2013 by Josh Allen
Big Brothers Big Sisters receives big corporate support

Big Brothers Big Sisters receives big corporate support

Customers Invited to Round Up Purchases to Benefit Mentoring Youth Big Brothers Big Sisters, the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, is joining forces with Jcpenney in June for the retailer’s charitable giving program, ‘JCP Cares‘.  By rounding-up...

06/14/2013 by Josh Allen
Click to register for the 'Color Run' benefitting Relay for Life this weekend

Click to register for the 'Color Run' benefitting Relay for Life this weekend

The Blossom Church of God invites you to ‘Color for a Cause’ this weekend at their 5K ‘Color Run’.   You may start the race in a white t-shirt, but you will finish completely colored, as at different points in the race you will be doused with different colored corn...

06/05/2013 by Josh Allen
Everyone's invited to 'Outside the Walls' event presented by Paris Bikers Church

Everyone's invited to 'Outside the Walls' event presented by Paris Bikers Church

The Paris, Texas Bikers Church presents church ‘Outside the Walls’ on Saturday June 1st from 6-8pm at the Evening Side Apartments Parking Lot – 750 Bonham Street. The event is open to all and will include live music entertainment and free hot dogs while supplies last.  See...

05/31/2013 by Josh Allen
Meals on Wheels partners with Atwoods to End Senior Hunger

Meals on Wheels partners with Atwoods to End Senior Hunger

The Lamar County Human Resources Council’s Meals on Wheels program will serve hot dogs and canned drinks for $1 at Atwoods on Saturday May 18th from 10am to 4pm. This partnering effort between LCHRC and Atwoods will directly benefit the Meals on Wheels program and their cause to end...

05/16/2013 by Josh Allen

"Hope Floats": Children's Advocacy Center celebrates children with balloon release

Friday morning dozens of people gathered for a balloon release celebrating the 184 children the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) were able to help during the 2012 year. Gathered in the crowd holding balloons of different colors were representatives from law enforcement, CPS, the district...

04/27/2013 by Josh Allen
United Ways of Texas set up statewide recovery fund to assist those in West, Texas

United Ways of Texas set up statewide recovery fund to assist those in West, Texas

No doubt we have all been closely following the news over the weekend coming out of West, TX, after the tragic explosion at a fertilizer plant that devastated the small town and the citizens there. Many surrounding communities from all over the state have pitched in to help West in many ways...

04/23/2013 by Josh Allen