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Plant a tree downtown in honor of a loved one

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Parisians have the chance to plant a tree in honor of a loved one as part of the city’s downtown revitalization project.

With the Toole Design Group’s recommendations, Paris City Manager John Godwin said city officials have plotted on a map where the trees are needed and what species best fits each plot downtown.

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“The trees will be six-eight feet tall,” Godwin said. “A plaque can be added, but is not planned for every tree.”

The cost is $350 per tree and can be purchased by calling Paris City Clerk Janice Ellis at 903-784-9428 or Main Street Coordinator Cheri Bedford at 903-784-9293.

Submitted || Red dots indicate proposed downtown trees

Amanda Cutshall
Amanda Cutshall is the managing editor of eExtra News. She has been in the news business since graduating university four years ago, originally starting at The Paris News and eventually moving over to eExtra News to reach a larger readership...