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Paris Independent Bikers sponsor a Christmas celebration at Paris Healthcare Center

Paris Independent Bikers sponsor a Christmas celebration at Paris Healthcare Center

Members of the Paris Independent Bikers and Paris Bikers Church gathered in holiday spirit and giving at Paris Healthcare Center to give presents and spread cheer amongst the residents. “We wanted to sponsor a Christmas Celebration at Paris Healthcare Center because many other Motorcycle...

12/18/2012 by Josh Allen
Paris Church of God to Present Christmas Through Music and Drama This Sunday

Paris Church of God to Present Christmas Through Music and Drama This Sunday

Join the Paris Church of God this Sunday, December 16 as they present “Celebrate the Season…Celebrate the Son!”: a Christmas program that encorporates both drama and music. Service times are 10:45 and 6:00 p.m. ...

12/14/2012 by Greg Higgins
Prairiland 3rd graders give over 60 toys to Toys for Tots

Prairiland 3rd graders give over 60 toys to Toys for Tots

Pictured here holding toys that were collected to donate to Toys for Tots are Prairiland (Blossom) Elementary 3rd grade students, teachers, a US Marine, and Toys for Tots helpers. All together the third grade students donated 63 toys! The teachers pictured are Mrs. Bridges, Mrs. Brook, and...

12/13/2012 by Josh Allen
Amazing - dancing - Christmas light display

Amazing - dancing - Christmas light display

Brothers Brad and Brent Ford have raised the bar when it comes to Christmas light displays, with their fully choreographed, multi-lighted show at 3030 SE 41st Street — just off the southeast Loop, on the road near the Lighthouse Church. The music is broadcast over the radio and into your...

12/13/2012 by Josh Allen
Paris Apothecary Holiday Party Dec. 21 - Win $250 Shopping Spree

Paris Apothecary Holiday Party Dec. 21 - Win $250 Shopping Spree

  Next Friday from 5pm to 6pm join Paris Apothecary for its annual holiday party and register to win a $250 shopping spree! ...

12/12/2012 by eParisExtra
Give the gift that keeps one living

Give the gift that keeps one living

“Sober Drivers Make Great Gifts” TxDOT’s “Holiday P.A.S.S” encourages Texans to give the gift of a sober ride this holiday season.    It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but one poor decision to drink and drive could bring a devastating end to holiday celebrations. As...

12/11/2012 by Josh Allen
First United Methodist Church of Paris will present its annual Candlelight and Carols service at 6:30 p.m. Sunday

First United Methodist Church of Paris will present its annual Candlelight and Carols service at 6:30 p.m. Sunday

A tradition at First United Methodist Church of Paris for more than 75 years — the annual Candlelight and Carols service — will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, in the church sanctuary. The Chancel Choir will sing the Christmas cantata, “A Celebration of Carols,” by...

12/10/2012 by Charles Richards
New addition to Holiday in Paris: the 1st annual Trolley Tour of Historical Churches

New addition to Holiday in Paris: the 1st annual Trolley Tour of Historical Churches

First United Methodist Church You can never run out of things to do during the holiday season in Paris, as there are new events being created every year. This year’s new addition is the first annual Trolley Tour of Historical Churches, which will feature a trip on the “Trolley de...

12/05/2012 by Josh Allen
Toys for Tots looking for a few good elves

Toys for Tots looking for a few good elves

Christmas is fast approaching, but Toys for Tots still needs a few good elves to help make it a merry one for Lamar County families. “Toy collection has been really slow this year, and the number of applications has increased,” said Angela Ward, the YWCA executive director. “This weekend...

12/05/2012 by Jeff Parish
Santa Claus is Coming to Peoples Bank This Friday

Santa Claus is Coming to Peoples Bank This Friday

Don’t Miss Santa This Friday at People’s Bank on Lamar.  Christmas Cookies, Hot Chocolate and pictures with Santa!   ...

12/03/2012 by eParisExtra
Extravagant parade floats light up the night, Float winners announced!

Extravagant parade floats light up the night, Float winners announced!

This year’s third annual, ‘lighted’ Christmas Parade — hosted by the Paris Downtown Association — made a bright trek through town on Saturday evening, with many wonderful and artsy floats for the crowds of people gathered to watch. Being that the parade is a...

12/02/2012 by Josh Allen
A sweet Christmas parade

A sweet Christmas parade

The third annual lighted Christmas parade lit up downtown Saturday. This year’s theme was “A Sweet Christmas,” with children from Red River Valley Syndrome Society serving as grand marshals. The parade started after sunset in the Lamar County Courthouse parking lot, proceeded...

12/01/2012 by Jeff Parish
The Boys and Girls Club Auction Item List is Here

The Boys and Girls Club Auction Item List is Here

Tonight is the 63rd Annual Boys and Girls Club Auction! Come by the First Baptist Church Family Life Center starting at 6pm or follow along on 1490 AM KPLT Call Now To Bid 903-784-6360 ...

12/01/2012 by eParisExtra
'Tis the season at Fair Park

'Tis the season at Fair Park

Lamar County Fairgrounds hosted the 24th annual Christmas in Fair Park this weekend. The bazaar took place in four separate buildings with exhibitors selling everything from furniture to Christmas decorations and everything in between. Santa also made an appearance. ...

12/01/2012 by Jeff Parish
Last Call: Window Decorating Contest

Last Call: Window Decorating Contest

The window judging is coming up soon.  Get your displays ready.  CASH PRIZES for the first three places! ...

12/01/2012 by Josh Allen
3rd annual 'lighted' Christmas Parade will brighten Saturday evening

3rd annual 'lighted' Christmas Parade will brighten Saturday evening

by Nic Huber – eParis Extra! The Paris Downtown Association’s 3rd annual evening — lighted — Christmas parade will take place Saturday, December 1, 2012, at 6pm. This year’s theme is “A Sweet Christmas”, and the children from Red River Valley Syndrome Society...

12/01/2012 by Josh Allen
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

From the Mommy Desk…. “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…” Decorations are going up all over town, and this weekend there is much to do with your family to get you in the Christmas spirit. Opening on Friday night, November 30th, at 7:30pm the Paris Community Theatre is “A...

11/30/2012 by eParisExtra
Editors Note: Happy holidays from eParis Extra! -- a small look back at the past year in photos

Editors Note: Happy holidays from eParis Extra! -- a small look back at the past year in photos

With Thanksgiving past (happy Thanksgiving to all, hope that yours was wonderful), Christmas fast approaching, and all of that holiday spirit in the air, it also means that 2012 is winding down and the New Year approaches. So, we should start to look back and remember some of the good times of...

11/29/2012 by Josh Allen
24th annual Christmas in Fair Park bazaar ushers in the holiday spirit early

24th annual Christmas in Fair Park bazaar ushers in the holiday spirit early

by Nic Huber – eParis Extra! With Christmas less than a month away, the 24th annual Christmas in Fair Park bazaar is scheduled to take place this weekend, Friday, November 30, from 4pm to 8pm, and Saturday, December 1, from 9am to 4pm at the Lamar County Fairgrounds. Taking place in four...

11/28/2012 by Josh Allen
Women of Faith Christmas - This Friday at FUMC

Women of Faith Christmas - This Friday at FUMC

Our Women of Faith family would like to join yours for Christmas! Gathering together in one hope-filled and joyful celebration. This event will be the biggest Christmas event of the year! ...

11/28/2012 by eParisExtra