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Winner of "Name that Boat Race" Announced as Drag Boat Race Comes to Paris

Rev up your engines and slip on your lifejackets: drag boats are coming to hit the waves at Lake Crook. The Southern Drag Boat Racing Association (SDBRA) will be in charge of the Paris Powerboat Grand Prix, which was named by Kim Jones (pictured) of Paris Optical. Jones was the winner of the...

08/01/2015 by eParisExtra
More Programs for Kids at Paris Public Library in August

More Programs for Kids at Paris Public Library in August

The Paris Public Library continues its  free summer programs for kids in August. Every Wednesday at 10:30am there is “Story Time” for children ages 3-5 (must be accompanied by an adult). Activities include singing dancing, books, show-and-tell, storytelling-music, finger-plays,...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Correction: Slow Roll to Begin at Crockett Monday Evening

Correction: Slow Roll to Begin at Crockett Monday Evening

The next “Slow Roll” will be held on Monday, August 3rd.  Riders will meet at 6:15pm at Crockett Intermediate School. Slow Roll is a leisurely five mile bike ride that was started by incoming Paris High School freshman, Sahil Prakash as part of his Project PEDAL ON. Sahil...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Powerboat Grand Prix Drag Boat Races

Paris Powerboat Grand Prix Drag Boat Races

The first annual Paris Powerboat Grand Prix Drag Boat Races is coming to Lamar County August 21 – August 23, 2015. The event will be held at Lake Crook and is sponsored by  the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce. Gates open at 8:00 AM and the admission fee is $15 per day, Kids under 12...

07/29/2015 by eParisExtra
Livingston's Night at the Museum

Livingston's Night at the Museum

The Sam Bell Maxey House will be hosting “Livingston’s Night at the Museum” on Friday, August 7, 2015. Livingston the Lion, a stuffed animal from the late 1800s, is hosting a sleepover for your stuffed animal, doll, or action figure on the night of Friday, August 7 at the Sam...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Chamber and PRMC host event to announce new cardiac services

Chamber and PRMC host event to announce new cardiac services

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce and Paris Regional Medical Center invite you to come hear the latest announcement regarding Cardiac Services at Paris Regional Medical Center and our community. Meet on the ER Parking Lot on August 5 at 8:30 a.m. This will be a short event, ending around 9...

07/23/2015 by Josh Allen
H15 KIDS Conference

H15 KIDS Conference

The H15 KIDS Conference is Friday, August 7th from 6pm-10pm at the Love Civic Center. The event features Comedy with Tim & Amanda Cowles and Skadoodles and speaker, Kevin McHann.  There will also be Live Worship with the H15 Worship Band. The H15 KIDS Conference is sponsored by COMPEL...

07/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Tour de Paris

Tour de Paris

The 2015 annual Tour de Paris bicycle rally will be held on Saturday, July 18th beginning at the Love Civic Center at 8am. Online registration will end on Friday, July 17th at 3pm.  Registration resumes at the Civic Center from 5pm – 8pm on Friday, July 17th and beginning at 6am on...

07/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Little Women at Paris Community Theatre

Little Women at Paris Community Theatre

The musical adaptation of the classic story “Little Women” will be presented by the Paris Community Theatre August 6-9 and August 13-16. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her...

07/14/2015 by eParisExtra
More Fun for Kids at the Paris Public Library

More Fun for Kids at the Paris Public Library

The Paris Public Library The Paris Public Library continues its  free summer programs for kids. Every Wednesday at 10:30am there is “Story Time” for children ages 3-5 (must be accompanied by an adult). Activities include singing dancing, books, show-and-tell, storytelling-music,...

07/13/2015 by eParisExtra
Groundbreaking for Downtown Community Park

Groundbreaking for Downtown Community Park

The Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Downtown Community park will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 9am. The much anticipated park will be in part of what is now the parking lot of the First United Methodist Church, located at 322 Lamar Avenue in downtown Paris. Plans for the park include a...

07/08/2015 by eParisExtra
Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker Exhibit at Valley of the Caddo Museum

Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker Exhibit at Valley of the Caddo Museum

“The Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker Exhibit, A Woman OF Two Worlds and a Man IN Two Worlds.” is a traveling exhibit of rarely seen photos of Quanah and Cynthia Ann Parker. The photo exhibit will be on display from July 10th through August 29th at Valley of the Caddo Museum & Cultural...

07/07/2015 by eParisExtra
Annual Tour de Paris

Annual Tour de Paris

The 2015 annual Tour de Paris bicycle rally will be held on Saturday, July 18th beginning at the Love Civic Center at 8am. Online registration will end on Friday, July 17th at 3pm.  Registration resumes at the Civic Center from 5pm – 8pm on Friday, July 17th and beginning at 6am on...

07/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Third Slow Roll to be held on July 17th

Third Slow Roll to be held on July 17th

The third “Slow Roll” will be held on July 17th on the eve of the Tour de Paris.  Riders will meet at 6:15pm at the Love Civic Center Pavilion, located at 2025 S. Collegiate Drive. Slow Roll is a leisurely five mile bike ride that was started by incoming Paris High School freshman,...

07/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Monday Last Day to Register for Kids College at PJC

Monday Last Day to Register for Kids College at PJC

Parents looking for a smart way to keep their children learning this summer have until the end of Monday to register for Kids College at Paris Junior College. Designed for those in grades K-5th, the fun classes are July 13-16, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In addition to the regular classes, the...

07/03/2015 by eParisExtra
ALDI Grand Opening Thursday July 9th

ALDI Grand Opening Thursday July 9th

The ALDI Grand Opening in Paris and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 9. To celebrate the reopening of the new Paris store, following the ceremony, the first 100 shoppers will receive a golden ticket, each containing ALDI gift certificates of various amounts. There will also...

07/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Art of the Heart Fundraiser for PCT

Art of the Heart Fundraiser for PCT

NXS Gallery and the Paris Community Theatre are teaming up to create a unique fundraiser for the Theatre. A $50 donation will allow you to display your art at the gallery in a special exhibit on Saturday, July 11th.  Viewing is free and open to the public from 5:30-7:30pm. Those interested in...

06/27/2015 by eParisExtra

"Damn Yankees" Continues This Weekend at PCT

The PCT production of “Damn Yankees” continues this weekend at the Plaza Theatre. Performances Friday and  Saturday at 7:30pm and a final matinee performance on Sunday at 2:30 pm. This fun, family musical is is directed and choreographed by Christine Sheehan, with musical direction by...

06/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Baked Potato Fundraiser for McKenzie Reese

Baked Potato Fundraiser for McKenzie Reese

Stillhouse Rehab and Healthcare will be delivering a Baked Potato Lunch on June 25th as a fundraiser for McKenzie Reese. McKenzie is just two years old and has just been diagnosed with Neuroblastoma. The Reese family is at Children’s Hospital in Dallas awaiting for chemotherapy to begin...

06/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Relay for Life Begins Friday Night

Relay for Life Begins Friday Night

The annual Lamar County Relay for Life, benefiting the American Cancer Society, will be held this weekend, June 26-27. Relay for Life  is an all night relay and will be  held at R.L. Maddox Stadium on the campus of North Lamar.  Opening ceremonies begin at 7pm on Friday evening. For more...

06/22/2015 by eParisExtra