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Local hotels to host Autism Speaks event

Local hotels to host Autism Speaks event

The Holiday Inn Express and Comfort Inn and Suites will be hosting an Autism Speaks event on Thursday, April 28 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event will take place at the Holiday Inn Express located at 3025 NE Loop 286, Paris TX. The event is to raise awareness for Autism and money for...

04/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
Expo to Provide Job Seekers with Career Information

Expo to Provide Job Seekers with Career Information

Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet with area employers during the 2016 Career and Community Resources Expo on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.  The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Paris Junior College Ballroom, 2400 Clarksville St., Paris, Texas.   The 2015 Career and...

04/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Community Prayer Walk set for Thursday, May 5

Community Prayer Walk set for Thursday, May 5

A Community Prayer Walk sponsored by Calvary Chapel Church in celebration of National Prayer Day will be held on May 5, 2016.  The event will begin at noon in front of the Courthouse downtown. Those gathered will proceed to the Square for a prayer stop, and then on to Bywaters Park for...

04/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Regional Medical Center to have emergency training drill on April 21, 2016

Paris Regional Medical Center to have emergency training drill on April 21, 2016

For the past several months, Paris Regional Medical Center, the City of Paris and local emergency services have been planning an emergency training drill at the hospital facility. The purpose of this drill is to test the hospitals’ preparedness and emergency response to a multi-casualty...

04/17/2016 by eparisextra.com
Anglers gearing up for Uncle Jesse's Annual Big Bass Classic

Anglers gearing up for Uncle Jesse's Annual Big Bass Classic

It’s time for Uncle Jesse’s Annual Big Bass Classic! The event will be held Saturday, May 7 with the fishing beginning at 6 a.m. and weigh-in closing at 3 p.m. The 1st place prize is $5,000! There will also be paid prizes for 2nd through 20th place and various prizes given away as...

04/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
LOCAL AGGIES UNITE FOR DISTINCTIVE TRADITION

LOCAL AGGIES UNITE FOR DISTINCTIVE TRADITION

Former students of Texas A&M University will assemble on April 21st for the annual Texas Aggie Muster to honor fellow Texas Aggies who have passed away within the last year, announced local Muster Chair Brad Aldridge. Our local Muster activities, will begin at 7:00pm at Heritage Hall; 1009...

04/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
The Andy Johnson Auction and Fundraiser Set For Saturday

The Andy Johnson Auction and Fundraiser Set For Saturday

The Andy Johnson Benefit Auction and BBQ Fundraiser will be held Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Heritage Hall, 1009 W. Kaufman St. from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Enjoy Scholl Brothers Bar-B-Que will cater.  There will be a silent auction and a raffle drawing at 3 p.m. ...

04/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
Innovation showcased at PJC’s second New Works Festival

Innovation showcased at PJC’s second New Works Festival

The second annual New Works Festival at Paris Junior College opens April 14 with the theme of “Pyro Playfest: Deep in the Heart of Texas.” The festival will be held in the Ray Karrer Theater at 7:30 p.m., April 14-17, and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 16-17.  PJC New Works...

04/12/2016 by eParisExtra
Downtown Community Park grand opening set for April 23, 2016

Downtown Community Park grand opening set for April 23, 2016

Construction of Paris’ Downtown Community Park is near completion after a vision began more than two years ago to transform a parking lot into a haven all could enjoy.  A grand opening to celebrate the completion of this community-wide project is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April...

04/12/2016 by eParisExtra
Grace Potter at the House of Blues

Grace Potter at the House of Blues

Singer Grace Potter will be performing at the House of Blues Thursday, April 21, 2016. Grace Potter and the Nocturnals is an American band formed in 2002 by Potter and  band mates Matt Burr and Scott Tournet.  Potter is known for her vocal qualities and has been compared to evocative singers...

04/10/2016 by eParisExtra
Slow Roll Rides Path Of The Great Fire

Slow Roll Rides Path Of The Great Fire

In commemoration of the anniversary of The Great 1916 Fire,  The Slow Roll will ride the path of the fire. The historic and disastrous fire of 1916 is one of the greatest event’s in the history of Paris, Texas.  Roughly half of the town was incinerated. It burned 264 acres, destroyed...

04/09/2016 by eParisExtra
The Results Company To Host Blood Drive With Carter BloodCare

The Results Company To Host Blood Drive With Carter BloodCare

It happened during 9/11 and also during the plant explosion in West. Record numbers of donors showed up to roll up their sleeves and offer life-saving blood to help fellow Americans in need. Carter BloodCare reports that in a crisis, Texans rise up to save lives. Yet, the most urgent blood...

04/09/2016 by eParisExtra
Relay For Life Fundraiser Set For Saturday, April 30, 2016

Relay For Life Fundraiser Set For Saturday, April 30, 2016

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04/07/2016 by eParisExtra
Northeast Texas Regional Advisory Council To Host Community Health Fair

Northeast Texas Regional Advisory Council To Host Community Health Fair

On April 12th, from 6-8pm, the Northeast Texas Regional Advisory Council will host a community health fair at Love Civic Center in Paris, TX. The health fair will showcase a wide range of health, wellness and safety related organizations from around the Northeast Texas Region. Admission is...

04/07/2016 by eParisExtra
Lamar County Junior Livestock Appreciation Dinner Approaching

Lamar County Junior Livestock Appreciation Dinner Approaching

The Lamar County Junior Livestock Buyers Appreciation Dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m., April 8, 2016.  The sale will follow beginning at  6:45 p.m. at the Lamar County Fair Grounds. All potential buyers are welcome to come and support local youth involved in agriculture. For more...

04/06/2016 by eParisExtra
Rotary Club Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Rotary Club Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Rotary Club of Paris United was delighted to have five of our twenty one Paris Junior College Rotary 2015/2016 scholarship recipients at a recent club meeting. Each recipient gave a brief speech about their experience at Paris Junior College and plans for furthering their education. If you are...

04/06/2016 by eParisExtra
Author Robin Cole-Jett To Visit Paris

Author Robin Cole-Jett To Visit Paris

Robin Cole-Jett, author of “The Red River Valley in Arkansas: Gateway to the Southwest,” will give a presentation to the Lamar County Genealogical Society onTuesday, April 12 at 7:00 P.M. This interactive lecture will discuss ghost towns in eastern Red River Valley. Born in Paris,...

04/05/2016 by eParisExtra
St. Paul Baptist Church to Host Craft & Vendor Fair

St. Paul Baptist Church to Host Craft & Vendor Fair

St. Paul Baptist Church will host a craft and vendor Fair on April, 23, 2016 at 444 2nd St. Paris, TX.  For more information or questions contact Shay Easter-Bills, Senior Paster at 903.785.1383. ...

04/04/2016 by eParisExtra
Texas Rangers Battle Seattle Mariners Tomorrow at Opening Day

Texas Rangers Battle Seattle Mariners Tomorrow at Opening Day

Tomorrow is considered a holy day for most baseball fans.  There is really nothing like opening day and fans are set to see how the Texas Rangers will fair this season. On the mound tomorrow will be no holes barred match up between Texas Ranger pitcher, Cole Hamels and Mariners pitcher, Felix...

04/03/2016 by eParisExtra
Paris French Toastmasters To Host First Open House

Paris French Toastmasters To Host First Open House

Paris French Toastmasters will host their first open house on Wednesday, April 13 from 12:05 p.m to 12:55 p.m. at the Chisum Administration Building on Highway 19/24. Pictured are LaVonne Schepis, VP Education; Norman Young Sergeant-at-arms; Kim Steed, VP Membership   Come and enjoy...

04/02/2016 by eParisExtra