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Save Your Skin Color Run tomorrow

Save Your Skin Color Run tomorrow

  Save Your Skin Color Run is a community project dedicated to increasing skin cancer awareness. This is the third year for the 5K run to promote Melanoma awareness. Race time begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Trail de Paris, and all proceeds raised will go towards local skin cancer...

05/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Humane Association to host adoption event on Saturday

Lamar County Humane Association to host adoption event on Saturday

The Lamar County Humane Association will host an adoption event on Saturday, May 28, 2016 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   ...

05/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
The Community continues to provide support for the New Hope Center

The Community continues to provide support for the New Hope Center

Great communities are known by how they care for those in need. Two local companies have recently made substantial financial contributions to the New Hope Center.  The Texar Credit Union employees (shown with Shelter Administrative Assistant Dilliha Brockway) made a donation of...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
New Hope Center adds Tanteta Scott to the staff

New Hope Center adds Tanteta Scott to the staff

“Tanteta Scott brings with a lifetime of experience and commitment to community and special needs” said Gay Ballew, Executive Director for New Hope.  “She was just out of high school when she volunteered for the Child Abuse Prevention Project which was operating in Lamar...

05/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Pregnancy Center to host first Glow Run June 17

Paris Pregnancy Center to host first Glow Run June 17

The Paris Pregnancy Center is hosting their first Glow Run on June 17, 2016. Races will begin at North Lamar High School (approx. 8:30) and will end at the high school.  There will be a 5K, 3K, & 1 mile Run, Roll, or Stroll.  All ages and abilities welcome. Pre- registration has been...

05/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Humane Association to host adoption event May 31

Lamar County Humane Association to host adoption event May 31

The Lamar County Humane Association will host a pet adoption on Saturday, May 31, 2016 at Petco from noon until 5 p.m. In the event of rain the event will move to the Paris Animal Shelter located at 310 Clement Road. #animaladoption #LCHA #Petco ...

05/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar Project Give Back this Wednesday, May 18

North Lamar Project Give Back this Wednesday, May 18

On Wednesday, May 18, 2016 for each one of these flyers taken into Chili’s Bar & Grill, Chili’s will donate 15% of the event’s sales back to Project Graduation. Event time is from 5 – 9 p.m. #NL #projectgraduation #chili’s   ...

05/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
The Results Companies makes donation to Meals on Wheels and New Hope Center

The Results Companies makes donation to Meals on Wheels and New Hope Center

On May 12, 2016 The Results Companies of Paris donated $400 each to the New Hope Center of Paris and Meals on Wheels. Pictured from left to right:  Shelly Braziel– Meals on Wheels- Executive Director, Regina McConnell,  Kelly Moss, Shamika Sims and Gami Robken of The Results...

05/13/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Humane Association in need of dog food

Lamar County Humane Association in need of dog food

The Lamar County Humane Association is in urgent need of dog & puppy food donations for the 150+ foster dogs/puppies in the community that are being housed at the homes of the many fosters. Please contact LCHA at 903-784-6774 or check out their facebook...

05/13/2016 by eparisextra.com
Blanket Buddies donated to Rainbow Room­­

Blanket Buddies donated to Rainbow Room­­

The Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) received 100 blankets for the Rainbow Room collected by the GT students at Higgins Elementary. The students began collecting the new child-sized blankets in January and were given to the CAC during the Hope Floats Balloon Release event at Bywaters...

05/11/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County Humane Association to host adoption event on Saturday

Lamar County Humane Association to host adoption event on Saturday

The Lamar  County Humane Association along with Paris Regional Medical Center will host an adoption event on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. The event will take place on the front lawn of the North campus at the hospital in conjunction with their Employee Family...

05/10/2016 by eparisextra.com
Animals to benefit from NL student donation

Animals to benefit from NL student donation

Bailey Intermediate’s Crazy About Animals JUMP group sold raffle tickets at a dollar each for a drawing in order for students to win free homework passes. They raised $425 to benefit the Lamar County Humane Association.  During the semester, the students have designed and decorated dog and...

05/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
Homegrown Judd Payne to run Boston Marathon today

Homegrown Judd Payne to run Boston Marathon today

Judd Payne of Paris, TX. is no stranger to big dreams, big ideas and big events.  Payne is living his childhood dream of making movies in Los Angeles. Payne has produced or executive produced over fifteen films and television projects including the 2012 hit comedy Bernie starring Jack Black,...

04/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
Walk of Hope raises awareness for crime victims

Walk of Hope raises awareness for crime victims

The 2nd Annual Walk of Hope was held yesterday in downtown Paris.  Walkers and supporters showed up in great numbers to support National Crime Victims Right’s Week. Local Advocacy Groups and Community leaders along with victims of crime met at the Culbertson fountain to help raise...

04/14/2016 by eParisExtra

"Love Those Mavs" and Paris Rotary make for a great team

Paris native and President and CEO Mark Thompson of Smith Thompson Security and Dallas Maverick’s Super Fan, Don Knobler entertained the Rotary Club of Paris United at Monday’s club meeting at Paris Junior College. Left to right—Mark Thompson, President, Smith-Thompson Security (and son...

04/13/2016 by eParisExtra
5th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament Kicks Off United Way's Annual Campaign

5th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament Kicks Off United Way's Annual Campaign

United Way of Lamar County kicks off its 2016 Annual Campaign on Saturday, September 12th, 2015, 8:00 am at the Paris Rodeo Area, with their 5th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament.  This down and dirty fun event features four to six player teams, many more spectators, and lots of opportunity to...

07/24/2015 by Josh Allen
United Way announces 2016 Community Investment Grants

United Way announces 2016 Community Investment Grants

United Way of Lamar County’s Board of Directors announce 2016 Community Investment Grants.  This is the largest amount of funding ever allocated in our 74 year history.  The funding begins January 1, 2016, and supports 21 local health and human services agencies that are working in our...

07/20/2015 by Josh Allen
Russ Towers Named County Clerk

Russ Towers Named County Clerk

On Monday, March 23rd the Lamar County Commissioners announced that Russ Towers will be the new County Clerk. Towers, who is currently the county elections administrator, will be replacing current clerk Kathy Marlowe when she retires on March 31, 2015. Towers  will serve the remainder of a...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Boy Scouts Troop 11 at work to promote

Boy Scouts Troop 11 at work to promote "World's Finest" chocolate candy bars to raise funds

Boy Scouts Troop 11 promote their ‘World Famous’ chocolate bars on air with Angelina at Mix 107.7. (Submitted photo) The Boy Scouts Troop 11 had the privilege to go on the air with Angelina at Mix 107.7, promoting their Chocolate Candy Bar fundraiser that’s going on...

02/05/2015 by Josh Allen
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