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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

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. Dancing starts at 8:00pm. Local dancers are: •Sydney Young – Owner and Attorney, Young Title...

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 - "Party on the Plaza" Saturday

Music on Main -

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

Canaanland Church Hosts "UNASHMED" Youth Conference

Canaanland Church Hosts

The Canaanland Church in Reno will be hosting a youth conference next week, July 20-27th, titled “UNASHAMED.” The speakers for the week include Daniel Norris (7/20); Joe Oden (7/21), Chase Stogsdill (7/22), JW Davidson (7/23 & 24) and Josh Radford (7/25, 26, & 27). Service...

07/17/2014 by eParisExtra

Walk with a Doc Scheduled for Tonight

Walk with a Doc Scheduled for Tonight

Another “Walk with a Doc” is scheduled for tonight at 6pm at the Trail de Paris, Collegiate Entrance. Walk with a Doc is a nonprofit program that has 148 chapters, mostly in the U.S., offering free 30- to 45-minute doctor-led walks in parks and malls. The goal is to encourage...

07/17/2014 by eParisExtra

Special fundraising performance Thursday at PCT to benefit New Hope Center

Special fundraising performance Thursday at PCT to benefit New Hope Center

Through the efforts of Premier Home Care & Hospice, Paris Community Theatre and the play sponsors (First Federal Community Bank; Harrison, Walker & Harper) a special performance of ‘The White Liars/Black Comedy’ (click for more info about the play) will be held tonight as...

07/16/2014 by Josh Allen

'The White Liars/Black Comedy' runs through this weekend and next at PCT; click for photo gallery

'The White Liars/Black Comedy' runs through this weekend and next at PCT; click for photo gallery

Paris Community Theatre is geared up for this weekend’s premiere of ‘The White Liars’ and ‘Black Comedy’, which are two comical plays that share the same cast and run together. The showings will start with a special fundraising performance tomorrow night and run...

07/16/2014 by Josh Allen

Paris Biker Church to host 'Outside the Walls' service with free hot dogs on July 26

Paris Biker Church to host 'Outside the Walls' service with free hot dogs on July 26

On Saturday, July 26, the Paris Biker Church will go ‘Outside the Walls’ to host a worship service – featuring live music, a message and free hot dogs — at Wade Park from 7-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend the event, so bring your friends and...

07/15/2014 by Josh Allen

Free Red Cross Babysitter Training

Free Red Cross Babysitter Training

Youth interested in babysitting should register for the upcoming free Red Cross Babysitting Course on July 26. Registration is easiest by searching for the class by zip code online at www.redcross.org/take-a-class and using the coupon code PREPAREPARIS1214. You can also register by calling the...

07/13/2014 by eParisExtra

30th Anniversary of the Tour de Paris

30th Anniversary of the Tour de Paris

The 30th Anniversary of the Tour de Paris Bicycle Rally is next Saturday, July 19th, beginning at 8am. This year, the in-town route has been changed to avoid most of the railroad tracks. Three will be four routes available: 20 miles (35k); 35 miles (60k); 57 miles (90k) or 68 miles (110k). ...

07/12/2014 by eParisExtra