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Minecraft: Education Edition brings Minecraft to the classroom

Minecraft: Education Edition brings Minecraft to the classroom

Continuing the trend of using computer technology in fun and interesting ways to teach children, the ever-popular Minecraft is getting a version made specifically for the classroom. Minecraft: Education Edition is launching on November 1st. Minecraft: Education Edition was originally tested by...

09/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
TxDOT Offers Free Child Car Seat Inspections To Save Young Lives

TxDOT Offers Free Child Car Seat Inspections To Save Young Lives

With 3 out of 4 child car seats improperly installed, the Texas Department of Transportation encourages all caregivers to make an appointment for a free inspection at the agency’s 25 statewide district offices. TxDOT reminds all Texans that properly restraining their children while riding in...

09/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Humane Association adoption event today

Lamar County Humane Association adoption event today

The Lamar County Humane Association will have its weekly adoption drive today at Petco from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Petco is located at 3900 Lamar Ave. Paris, TX. There will be a lot of dogs who are looking for their forever home, all they need is a chance. #adoptapet #LCHA ...

09/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
PISD receives donation from First Federal Community Bank

PISD receives donation from First Federal Community Bank

First Federal Community Bank presented the Paris Independent School District with a check in the amount of $2,904 from their Paris Wildcat Debit Card Program. Through the program, First Federal began offering Wildcat Debit Cards in 2011 and thanks to their customers’ use of the card, First...

09/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
6 of 6 TEA Distinctions Awarded to Aaron Parker Elementary

6 of 6 TEA Distinctions Awarded to Aaron Parker Elementary

Students from Aaron Parker Elementary who were tested during the 2015-2016 school year stand below a banner that now hangs in front of the rock school located in Powderly, Texas.  The North Lamar ISD campus that houses around 240 students met six out of six of the Texas Educations Agency’s...

09/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Fully updated home near Paris Golf & Country Club

Fully updated home near Paris Golf & Country Club

Serene 33 acre farm of pure bliss! 3 bed, 3 bath, one half bath. Formal dining, 2 living areas, 2 fireplaces, office, gourmet kitchen with custom cabinetry and island, all fully updated and ready for entertainment.  All bedrooms are large enough to fit king sized beds. Livestock barn, 2 ponds,...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Turn of the century home in PISD

Turn of the century home in PISD

Turn of the century charmer, large 3 bedroom turn of the century home with over 2200 square feet, large corner lot with lots of large trees. Roof replaced recently, screened in front porch. Butler ‘s pantry in breakfast room and banquet seating. Seller has pulled down most of the old...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Vance Gilbert live at That Guy's Coffee House Saturday

Vance Gilbert live at That Guy's Coffee House Saturday

Vance Gilbert Will Perform At That Guy’s Coffee On Saturday Vance Gilbert burst onto the singer/songwriter scene in the early 90’s when buzz started spreading in the folk clubs of Boston about an ex-multicultural arts teacher who was knocking ’em dead at open mics. Born and...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Southern Gospel Celebration Concerts tonight and tomorrow night

Southern Gospel Celebration Concerts tonight and tomorrow night

The Southern Gospel Music Association of Texas is bringing their Southern Gospel Celebration Concerts to Paris, TX on September 23 and 24. The concerts will be held at the Love Civic Center featuring The Bowling Family on Friday night and Rudy Gatlin of the Gatlin Brothers on Saturday...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
LMAO Comedy Club presents Steve Hirst Saturday night

LMAO Comedy Club presents Steve Hirst Saturday night

LMAO COMEDY CLUB PARIS PRESENTS COMEDIAN STEVE HIRST Comedian Steve Hirst will perform live at the LMAO Comedy Club in Paris, TX. on Saturday night.  Hirst comes all the way from Manchester England.  Hirst performs his crowd pleasing act on American stages nationwide. Steve’s unique...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris ISD to get new vans

Paris ISD to get new vans

At the last Paris Independent School District Board of Trustee meeting the board approved to purchase two new vans for its Lamar County Head Start program. The bid was won by Everett Toyota of Paris.  “The vans are being purchased through our Head Start grant for our Lamar County Head...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Oktoberfest is almost here - see what's in store

Oktoberfest is almost here - see what's in store

Paris Oktoberfest is almost here.  This is the first time for the event in Paris, TX. and patrons will have the opportunity to experience German foods, beer, shopping and entertainment and more. The Brat Haus will be on hand and serving up Bratwursts, Sauerkraut, Latkes, pretzels, and to top...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
James Edgar Dunn

James Edgar Dunn

James Edgar Dunn, 69 of Paris, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2016. A graveside service will be held Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Brackeen Cemetery at 3 p.m.. with Rev. Eugene Adams officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 7 – 8 p.m. at Fry-Gibbs...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
City of Reno will be spraying for mosquitoes today

City of Reno will be spraying for mosquitoes today

The Lamar County Health Department in partnership with the City of Reno will be spraying neighborhoods again to help control mosquitoes starting today, Friday September 23, 2016. The chemical used is not harmful to people or pets; however, it is a pesticide chemical and people should minimize...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com