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'Tis the Season

"A Blue Christmas" at Covenant Christian Church

Covenant Christian Church is holding for “A Blue Christmas a Family Event” on Sunday, December 7th at 3:30pm. This Out Door Winter Festival will include Outdoor Ice Skating, Santa Claus, giant bounce houses, pony rides; face painting, family photo booth with Blue Santa, The Browns...

12/03/2014 by eParisExtra

"Alice in Wonderland" at PCT

The beloved children’s classic “Alice in Wonderland” is opening next weekend at the Paris Community Theatre. The show is directed by Robyn Huizinga and includes a mostly adult cast.  Opening night is Friday, December 12th at 7:30pm. Performances Saturday, December 13th at...

12/02/2014 by eParisExtra
Songs of the Season Concert Tuesday Night

Songs of the Season Concert Tuesday Night

The Paris Community Theatre presents the 26th Anniversary Performance of “The Songs of the Season” this Tuesday evening, December 2, 2014 at East Paris Baptist Church at 7:30 p.m. This Christmas celebration in song will continue to spotlight the following choirs and their directors:  Paris...

11/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Free Christmas Show at First Christian Church

Free Christmas Show at First Christian Church

There will be a free Christmas Show at the First Christian Church on Friday, December 12th at 7pm. The show features quarterly gospel music and live comedy.  Featured performers include: The Hendrix Trio, from Texarkana Texas to entertain along with Dustin May and family, Lela Kelley and...

11/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Annual Turkey Trot

Annual Turkey Trot

Many turned out Thanksgiving morning for Paris Fitness and Aquatics annual Turkey Trot held at the Trail de Paris. The 5k race got off to a late start due to a computer glitch with the bib/chip timing system.  Many of the runners in the 5k, tired of waiting in the cold, decided to just run...

11/28/2014 by eParisExtra
3rd Annual Wassail Fest

3rd Annual Wassail Fest

The Third Annual Wassail Fest will be Saturday, December 13th from 2-5pm in Downtown Paris. Wassail Fest is a Paris Main Street program that is part of the Holiday in Paris events. December 13th will be a busy day in downtown Paris, with the Santa Paws dog parade taking place in the morning and...

11/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Offer Holiday Safety Tips

Paris Police Offer Holiday Safety Tips

The Paris Police Department has offered the following  safety tips during the holiday season: Don’t leave gifts and other valuables on car seats, where they are easy targets for thieves. Do not leave valuables in plain view in your car – especially gifts after you return from holiday...

11/27/2014 by eParisExtra

"Songs of the Season"

The annual choir concert “Songs of the Seasons” presented by the Paris Community Theatre and Paris Community Choir is Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 7:30pm at East Paris Baptist Church. Featured choirs include the Paris Community Choir, the Parish High School Chorale, and the North...

11/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Central Presbyterian Day School's Christmas with Santa

Central Presbyterian Day School's Christmas with Santa

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...

11/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Christmas in Fair Park

Christmas in Fair Park

The 25th Annual “Christmas in Fair Park” will be December 5th and 6th at the Lamar County Fairgrounds. The event features four building of holiday décor, arts and craft, gifts, food concessions and children’s entertainment. There will also be pictures with Santa in the...

11/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Fire Department and Fire Marshal’s Office Tips for Fire Safe Holiday

Paris Fire Department and Fire Marshal’s Office Tips for Fire Safe Holiday

It’s a busy time of year in the kitchen, Thanksgiving and Christmas. The kitchen is a beehive of activity during the holidays. Besides cooking all day, there are football games to watch, children and grandchildren playing, family and friends to visit. This means that there are minutes that no...

11/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Community Thanksgiving Service in Deport

Community Thanksgiving Service in Deport

The First United Methodist Church of Deport will be hosting a “Community Thanksgiving Service” on Sunday, November 23rd at 6:30pm. This year’s service will be a concert of selection by a community choir.  The choir is comprised of members from all the local churches as well...

11/15/2014 by eParisExtra
Holiday in Paris

Holiday in Paris

The annual “Holiday in Paris” kicked off this past Saturday with the Christmas Tree lighting.  Many businesses hosted Christmas Open Houses and Santa made his first appearance in the “Santa Hut” in the downtown plaza. Here is a complete listing of all “Holiday in...

11/10/2014 by eParisExtra
Annual Lighting of Downtown Christmas Tree

Annual Lighting of Downtown Christmas Tree

The Annual Lighting of the Christmas Tree in Downtown Paris will be held this Saturday, November 8th from 6-8pm. The Community Choir will be on hand singing and Santa and his reindeer will also be there. ...

11/06/2014 by eParisExtra

"Santa Paw’s for a Cause” raises $785.50 for the Salvation Army Angel Tree

The City of Paris Main Street Event “Santa Paw’s for a Cause” dog parade raised $785.50 for the Salvation Army Angel Tree Program. The event was held on December 14th in historic downtown Paris. Seventy Five (75) dogs and owners participated in the parade which was a mile long through...

01/03/2014 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Sheriff wishes everyone a Happy New Year

Lamar County Sheriff wishes everyone a Happy New Year

Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass was happy to report that there were no accidents or DWI arrests on New Year’s Eve in Lamar County. It was a quiet New Year’s Eve night with few incidents occurring. A statement from Cass reads, “I am glad that folks...

01/02/2014 by eParisExtra
Merry Christmas from eParisExtra.com!

Merry Christmas from eParisExtra.com!

The staff, writers and contributors of eParisExtra.com would like to wish all of our readers a very Merry Christmas! We hope that your Christmas was filled with joy, peace and good cheer! ...

12/25/2013 by eParisExtra
Christmas parade lights up downtown

Christmas parade lights up downtown

The fourth annual lighted Christmas parade lit up downtown Saturday. This year’s theme was “A Rocking Christmas,” with Eddie Henry serving as grand marshal. The parade started after sunset in the Lamar County Courthouse parking lot, went around downtown and back to the...

12/21/2013 by Jeff Parish
Reindeer Run takes off downtown

Reindeer Run takes off downtown

Despite cold, wet weather Saturday, close to 100 runners gathered at the courthouse to participate in the Paris Education Foundation’s Reindeer Run. The event, which included a 5k and a 1-mile fun run, raised about $2,000 for PEF. It was originally scheduled for Dec. 7, but had to be...

12/21/2013 by Jeff Parish

"Wassail Masters"

Kari Raulston presents to winners Joe and Kari Daniel Last Saturday’s annual Wassail Fest in downtown Paris was a big success. Winners of the 2013 Wassail Fest contest were Joe and Kari Daniel owners of Green Boutique located at 111 Lamarr Ave.  The Daniel’s were officially named...

12/20/2013 by eParisExtra