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Winter Weather Returns Next Week

Winter Weather Returns Next Week

Expect unseasonably warm temperatures for Christmas day. But strong thunderstorms are expected to move into Lamar County on Saturday. Behind these thunderstorms is a cold front that will return more typical winter weather to the area. Mostly cloudy skies are forecasted for Christmas day and...

12/25/2015 by eParisExtra
The Polar Express – A Christmas Classic - Shared at NL

The Polar Express – A Christmas Classic - Shared at NL

Elementary students at North Lamar Independent School District are celebrating the conclusion of the fall semester and the upcoming Christmas holiday by experiencing one of the Christmas Classics – The Polar Express.  The Polar Express, based on a book written by Chris Van Allsburg, is a...

12/20/2015 by eParisExtra
9th Annual Spirit of Giving

9th Annual Spirit of Giving

The 9th Annual Spirit of Giving will be held this Saturday, December 19th beginning at 11am. The event will begin at 11am in the parking lot of the Lamar County Court House, and will go until finished. The Spirit of Giving is sponsored by area churches and donations of individuals. The Spirit...

12/16/2015 by eParisExtra
A Nutty Nutcracker Social at the Maxey House on Saturday

A Nutty Nutcracker Social at the Maxey House on Saturday

The public is invited to the Sam Bell Maxey House for “A Nutty Nutcracker Social” on Saturday, December 19 from 2-4 p.m. The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, written by E.T.A. Hoffman in 1816, and its ballet version, with music composed by Pyotr Tchaikovsky in 1892, have become holiday...

12/16/2015 by eParisExtra
Shop Local $10,000 Give-a-Way Tonight

Shop Local $10,000 Give-a-Way Tonight

The Shop Local give-a-way is tonight, Tuesday, December 15th in the downtown Paris at 7pm. There will be a drawing for a $5,000 and a $10,000 cash prize.  You must be present to see if your ticket is the winner. The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce has expanded the venue this year by...

12/15/2015 by eParisExtra

"Santa Paws for a Cause" Pet Parade Moved to December 18th

Due to forecasted thunderstorms this weekend, the one mile dog parade, Santa Paws for a Cause,  will be delayed until next Saturday the 19th. The one mile pet parade in downtown Paris will be at noon, starting at the Lamar County Courthouse. Begin lining up at 11 am.  the pet parade benefits...

12/10/2015 by eParisExtra
Christmas Home Tour

Christmas Home Tour

The Annual “Christmas Home Tour” will be held Sunday, December 6th from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM and is sponsored by the Paris Council of Garden Clubs. All Proceeds to be used for Paris and Lamar County Beautification Projects. Hosts for this year’s tour include: Mary Crumpler...

12/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Big Weekend of Events in Paris

Big Weekend of Events in Paris

Begin Friday night by attending Paris High School’s production of Disney High School Musical at 7:30pm at the PJH Weger Auditorium. Also showing Saturday, December 5th and Sunday December 6th at 2:30pm. Bring an unwrapped toy for Toys to Tots to either matinee and receive 50% off adult...

12/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Roxton Woman Charged with DWI after Accident on the Loop

Roxton Woman Charged with DWI after Accident on the Loop

Paris Police Officers responded to motor vehicle accident in the 1800 block of NW Loop 286 at 6:29pm on November 27, 2015. It was reported that a Dodge passenger car had spun out of control and was stuck in the median. Officers found 52 year old Stormy Dawn Hammonds, of Roxton, on the...

11/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Breakfast with Santa on December 12th

Breakfast with Santa on December 12th

The Annual “Breakfast with Santa” will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am at the Love Civic Center. Tickets are $10.00 for children and $5.00 for adults. Children must be accompanied by an adult and all people entering facility must have a ticket...

11/23/2015 by eParisExtra
New Year's Eve Message from the Paris PD

New Year's Eve Message from the Paris PD

Paris Police want to wish everyone a Happy and Properous New Year. Here are just a few reminders to keep you safe tonight. 1. Please do NOT drink and drive. If you must drink, do so responsibly. Appoint a designated driver or call a cab or get a free ride home with Dylan’s Drivers. 2....

12/31/2014 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
Wassail Fest Winner

Wassail Fest Winner

The Winners of this year’s Wassail Fest, held last Saturday afternoon is Paris Baby (pictured).  Paris Baby has the title of 2014 Wassail Miester Winners.  Kim Montgomery was also awarded  $100 Downtown Dollars for tasting Wassail in every participating downtown store.   ...

12/18/2014 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
More Christmas Events This Saturday in Paris

More Christmas Events This Saturday in Paris

From Breakfast with Santa to Alice in Wonderland at PCT, this Saturday, December 13th, Paris will once again offer a wide variety of holiday activities for the whole family. First, “Breakfast with Santa” is 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM at the Love Civic Center, call 903-784-9289 for...

12/12/2014 by eParisExtra
“Alice in Wonderland” Opening This Weekend at PCT

“Alice in Wonderland” Opening This Weekend at PCT

“Alice in Wonderland” is a classic tale adapted for the stage by Ann Coulter Martens and directed by Robyn R. Huizinga, “Alice in Wonderland” runs December 12-14 and 18-21 at the Paris Community Theatre.  Performance times are 7:30 PM Thursday through Saturday, and 2:30 PM on...

12/11/2014 by eParisExtra
Annual Christmas at the Maxey House

Annual Christmas at the Maxey House

This Saturday, December 13th is the Annual Christmas at the Maxey House from 9am-4pm. There will be Victorian crafts for the kids to do, Christmas decorations, and Santa will be in the Library. The admission for this events is $4 for adults, $3 for ages 6-18 and children under five are free. ...

12/10/2014 by eParisExtra
Best Christmas Movies

Best Christmas Movies

In my house, Christmas time means Christmas movies. We all have our favorites. Here is a list of mine that I love watching with my kids every year. #10 A Charlie Brown Christmas  (the true story of Christmas and an awesome soundtrack) #9 It’s a Wonderful Life  (perhaps one of the...

12/07/2014 by eParisExtra

"Christmas with Santa" on Sunday

The 10th annual Christmas with Santa fundraiser is set for 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, December 7th, at Central Presbyterian Day School. Activities include food, games, holiday crafts, carolers, carriage rides and a silent auction. Photographer Larry McGee will be on site to take pictures with Santa...

12/06/2014 by eParisExtra
This Saturday is Full of Christmas Events

This Saturday is Full of Christmas Events

On Saturday, December 6th there will be a lot of activities for families ready to get into the Christmas spirit and celebrate the season. First, on Saturday morning at 8:15am is the Reindeer Run in downtown Paris, beginning at the Courthouse. Participants receive a t-shirt and a Santa hat. ...

12/05/2014 by eParisExtra