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J.T. Davis funeral broadcast live today

J.T. Davis funeral broadcast live today

The funeral service for J.T. Davis this Friday at 2 p.m. will be held at the First Baptist Church of Paris located at 207 Church Street, Paris, TX. The funeral will also be broadcast live on FBC-TV Channel 16 on Suddenlink Cable. It will also simulcast live on the FBC-TV web channel that can...

06/10/2016 by eparisextra.com
eParisExtra Pet of the Week

eParisExtra Pet of the Week

This is Joker.  He is a young Husky mix.  Could have some Lab in him.  He is the perfect size, a medium size dog. Joker is very out going and fun. He does well with other dogs and is great on a leash.  Joker is available for adoption at the Paris Animal Shelter located at 310 Clement...

06/09/2016 by eparisextra.com
Carter BloodCare and Brookshires host blood drive today

Carter BloodCare and Brookshires host blood drive today

Carter BloodCare recently asked folks in the community for a letter to thank donors for their lifesaving gift.  Carter BloodCare had no idea how many letters they might expect.  The response from folks such as cancer survivors, mothers that had lost pints of blood during child birth, and...

06/09/2016 by eparisextra.com
Relay for Life of Lamar County scheduled for June 24

Relay for Life of Lamar County scheduled for June 24

Relay for Life of Lamar County will be held at  Chisum High School on June 24, 2016, located at 3250 S. Church St., Paris, TX. The team race event will begin at 6 p.m. and finish at mid-night. For more information contact Sara Allen at 903-399-5136 or sara.allen@cancer.org. Change the...

06/08/2016 by eparisextra.com
Legendary Paris High Golf Coach J.T. Davis will be laid to rest on Friday

Legendary Paris High Golf Coach J.T. Davis will be laid to rest on Friday

J.T. Davis, the Paris High Wildcats Golf Coach who led the Fighting Wildcats to 5 State Championships and spent 37 years in the Paris High School Athletic Department died June 5, 2016.   He was 79.   Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, June 10, 2016 at the First Baptist Church of...

06/07/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar FFA Makes Donation to Family

North Lamar FFA Makes Donation to Family

The North Lamar FFA collected $1065 in donations for the family of Michael Self and presented it to his mother, Teri Grider. Along with the check, the FFA gave Grider a 2016 North Lamar High School yearbook. Self was a freshman at North Lamar High School who tragically lost his life this...

06/06/2016 by eparisextra.com
Former Paris High Golf Coach J.T. Davis dead at 79

Former Paris High Golf Coach J.T. Davis dead at 79

J.T. Davis 79, of Granbury, formerly of Paris, died at 3:52 a.m. on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at his home in Granbury, TX. Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements. Davis a long standing coach for Paris Independent School District coached the Paris Wildcats Golf Teams to five...

06/06/2016 by eparisextra.com
Congrats to the NL Pantherettes from eParisExtra

Congrats to the NL Pantherettes from eParisExtra

The Pantherette Softball team had an extra-ordinary season this year.  The Pantherettes concluded their “No Quit” season as the Class 4-A State Softball Runner-up.   The silver looks good on you ladies.  Thank you for representing your school, our community, parents and friends....

06/06/2016 by eparisextra.com
Everett Elementary Announces Top AR Readers

Everett Elementary Announces Top AR Readers

During an awards ceremony this week, the top Accelerated Readers at Everett Elementary were announced.  Roselyn Spencer was the top reader in third grade while Montgomery Clark received the honor for second grade. Everett Top AR Readers:  2nd Grade: Montgomery Clark3rd Grade: Roselyn...

06/04/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Humane Association adoption event today

Lamar County Humane Association adoption event today

Today from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. the Lamar County Humane Association and Ashley’s Furniture Homestore will host a dog food donation day. Ashley’s Furniture is located 4045 Lamar Avenue in Paris, TX. All brands are welcome and monetary donations or gift cards are needed as well. #LCHA...

06/03/2016 by eparisextra.com
Friday Cruise night is tonight at the Plaza

Friday Cruise night is tonight at the Plaza

The first Friday Cruise night of the season starts today, June 3, 2016 from 7-9 p.m. on the Plaza, in downtown Paris, TX. Come out and check out the old cars driving and parked downtown with live music by Dale Cummins singing 50s & 60s music. #cruising #carshow #downtownParis ...

06/03/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Humane Association to host pet adoption on Saturday

Lamar County Humane Association to host pet adoption on Saturday

The Lamar County Humane Association will host a pet adoption event at Petco on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 12:00 noon – 5 p.m. In the event of rain the event will be located inside Petco. Be a forever home for a dog or cat who needs your help. #LCHA #adoptapet #foreverhome ...

06/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
It's a dog's life - The Lamar County Humane Association

It's a dog's life - The Lamar County Humane Association

We have a little dog named Bailey and I must admit he lives a wonderful life.  He gets Christmas presents, loves ice cream and long walks and can’t get enough of playing fetch.   He is a part of our family and we love him dearly.  Sadly though, some dogs and cats don’t get the same life...

06/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
Career Day at Chisum Elementary

Career Day at Chisum Elementary

“I want to be just like you when I grow up.” This was a common phrase used by students who wrote thank you notes to presenters for Career Day at Chisum Elementary on Friday, May 20, 2016.  First through 5th graders learned from some of our own staff in the roles they fill to make...

06/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Humane Association host adoption event today

Lamar County Humane Association host adoption event today

The Lamar County Humane Association will host an adoption event on today from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The event will be at the Lamar County Animal Shelter located at 310 Clement Road in Paris, TX. #lcha #adoptapet #weekend Image courtesy:  Animal Fund of America ...

05/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
Do you really

Do you really "Like" us?

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