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Free Gospel Concert at First Christian Church

Free Gospel Concert at First Christian Church

A free “Gaither Style” Gospel Concert will be held at First Christian Church on Saturday, September 20th at 6pm. The concert will feature the Booth Family, Dimples Hisaw, The Davidson Siters, Louis Bowerman and many more local singers. There will also be comedy by Herkimur and...

09/14/2014 by eParisExtra
Two Speakers Come to Paris to Address Concerns over Nation's Highways

Two Speakers Come to Paris to Address Concerns over Nation's Highways

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a presentation  regarding the nation’s highway infrastructure on September 22nd at 5pm at 8 West Plaza in downtown Paris. The keynote speaker will be  author and speaker Dan McNichol of Boston, who has published four books on the...

09/13/2014 by eParisExtra
J.B. - the modern retelling of the biblical story of Job - premieres at PCT this weekend

J.B. - the modern retelling of the biblical story of Job - premieres at PCT this weekend

Nickles (left), played by Jess Micah Halbert, takes on the role of Satan as Mr. Zuss (right), played by Mike Risinger, assumes the role of God in the play-within-a-play retelling of the biblical story of the faithfulness of Job. Paris Community Theatre will premiere its rendition of the classic...

09/11/2014 by Josh Allen
Paris Main Street Announces Silent Auction of Artwork by Chevis Clem

Paris Main Street Announces Silent Auction of Artwork by Chevis Clem

Chivas Clem Original Artwork Paris Main Street is pleased to announce a silent auction in conjunction with the 6 (Square)’d Community Art Project. Paris native, Chivas Clem, has created and graciously donated an original piece of artwork to be auctioned. The daguerreotype –style painting is...

09/10/2014 by eParisExtra
Ducks Unlimited Banquet

Ducks Unlimited Banquet

The Annual Ducks Unlimited Banquet is Thursday, September 18th at the Elks Lodge. The event supports the local chapter of Ducks Unlimited.  Ducks Unlimited is the world’s leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation. The event begins at 5:30pm and goes until 11pm. Tickets are available...

09/09/2014 by eParisExtra
3rd Annual Museum Day is this Saturday

3rd Annual Museum Day is this Saturday

Sam Bell Maxey House This Saturday, September 13th the Red River Valley Tourism Association is presenting the 3rd Annual Museum “Stroll ‘n Roll.” There will be free admission to several museums including the Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site, the Lamar County Historical...

09/08/2014 by eParisExtra

"Mom's Night Out" Fashion Show & Wine Tasting

“Mom’s Night Out” a fashion show and wine tasting will be held at the Carriage House on September 13th from 6:30-8:30pm. Tickets are $25 and include hors d’oeuvres and wine tasting. All proceeds benefit Episcopal Day School for playground shading and equipment. The...

09/01/2014 by eParisExtra
20th Annual Evening in Paris

20th Annual Evening in Paris

Chaparral Records presents the 20th annual “Evening in Paris” this weekend at the Love Civic Center. This square dancing event actually takes place over two days, Friday, August 29th and Saturday, August 30th. Square Dancing will be happening in two halls. Advance registration:...

08/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Dylan's Driver's Run for a Reason

Dylan's Driver's Run for a Reason

The 2014 Running For a Reason 5k run/walk to benefit Dylan’s Drivers is Saturday, September 20th at 8am at the Trail de Paris. The deadline to guarantee a run t-shirt is September 12th. Entry forms and payments should be sent to Dylan’s Drivers 1425 NE 29th street in Paris. Or...

08/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Free summer concert this weekend

Free summer concert this weekend

Local band, Blackland, will be performing a free concert on Saturday, August 16, on the lawn of the assisted living facility, Lamar Place (formerly Paris Oaks), for the residents and anyone else in the community that wants to come and enjoy. “When we decided to put this event on, we...

08/12/2014 by Josh Allen
Dancing with the Stars returns to Paris Texas

Dancing with the Stars returns to Paris Texas

From left to right:Sydney Young, Stacy Ladell, Cindy Ruthart, Stacy Eatherly, Bari Mehmeti. Not pictured is Casey Gain This year’s Dancing with the Stars will be held Saturday, September 6th at the Love Civic Center. Doors open at 6:30pm with a silent auction and music by Blue Suitcase....

08/11/2014 by eParisExtra
Benefit for Robert Forsyth to be held Sunday, August 17

Benefit for Robert Forsyth to be held Sunday, August 17

Longtime Paris community member, Robert D. Forsyth, has been recently diagnosed with a terminal disease, and hist family and friends have put together a benefit in his honor and to raise funds to help with the medical expenses that come with such a tragic diagnosis. “He [Robert] has been a...

08/10/2014 by Josh Allen
4th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament

4th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament

The 4th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament, benefitting the United Way of Lamar County will be held Saturday, September 13th at the Paris Rodeo Arena. Registration begins at 8am that morning and games begin at 9am. The Paris Rodeo Arena is located next to the Red River Valley...

08/09/2014 by eParisExtra
Can-Can Follies on Friday Night

Can-Can Follies on Friday Night

The Can-Can Follies will be a special fundraiser for Meals on Wheels this Friday, August 8th at 7pm at the PJC Ray Karrer Theatre. Paris business and civic leaders are performing skits to raise money for the Meals on Wheels program which serves between 130,000-140,000 meals each year to local...

08/05/2014 by eParisExtra
Musicians to Perform Friday Night at LMAO

Musicians to Perform Friday Night at LMAO

LMAO Comedy switches gears this Friday, August 8th with the unique talent of Rodney Branigan from the United Kingdom. Recently crowned the new face of Yamaha Guitars, Branigan has a rather rare talent of being able to play two guitars at one time. Often the musician will substitute one of the...

08/04/2014 by eParisExtra
Music on Main -

Music on Main - "Party on the Plaza" Saturday

Tonight you can enjoy music by the Brick Road Bluegrass Band and another local bluegrass band, who will be performing for the Paris Downtown Association’s Music on Main – “Party on the Plaza” tonight on the Culbertson Fountain in Historical Downtown Paris. The event...

08/02/2014 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Delta Waterfowl Annual Event

Lamar County Delta Waterfowl Annual Event

The Annual Dinner for the Lamar County Chapter of Delta Waterfowl is scheduled for Thursday, August 7th at the Love Civic Center. Doors open at 5:30pm and Dinner will be served at 7pm. Those who purchase tickets by August 2nd will be entered into an early bird raffle. For more information,...

08/01/2014 by eParisExtra
Blood Drive on Thursday

Blood Drive on Thursday

There will be a Blood Drive sponsored by the Paris Regional Medical Center on Thursday, July 31st from 7am-4pm. Located at the North Campus of the Paris Regional Medical Center,  865 Deshong Drive in Lewis Hall. For more information or to schedule an appointment time, contact Lanie Jennings...

07/30/2014 by eParisExtra

"Can-Can Follies" to Benefit Lamar County Meals on Wheels

The Lamar County Meals on Wheels is doing a new & fun fundraiser called “Can-Can Follies.”  This fun event will be Friday, August 8th and Saturday August 9th at the Paris Junior College Theatre. The “Can-Can Follies” will feature well-known people from the Paris...

07/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Back-to-School Shot Clinics

Back-to-School Shot Clinics

Students can attend one of the four low cost, back-to-school shot clinics available through the Paris-Lamar County Health District. The first shot clinic is tomorrow, July 19th at 10am.  The next shot clinic is the following Saturday, July 26th. Followed by one on August 2nd and the final one...

07/18/2014 by eParisExtra