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Police investigate pair of robberies in Paris and Camden
PARIS, Tenn. — Paris police are investigating a robbery reported around 6:30 p.m. on Monday night at the Paris Hibbett Sports store. Police say three people entered the store and took merchandise before fleeing in a car.
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Employee Reportedly Removed for Misconduct
Officials with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation reportedly removed a deputy commissioner this week after investigating alleged workplace misconduct, according to the Nashville-based WSMV.
Flooding does more damage than expected in Benton County
CAMDEN, Tenn– Highway workers of Benton County were hard at work Thursday afternoon, repairing several roads affected by flood waters. Benton County Highway Superintendent Buck Carter said workers have been unstopping storm drains on birdsong road in Camden that were affected by 6in. of rain.
East Tennessee congressman speaks out on undocumented students
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - An East Tennessee congressman says schools in his district are having to hire more English language learning teachers due to an influx in undocumented students.
Lawmaker hopes to help fund border wall using fees on Tennessee money transfers
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Tennessee state representative is proposing a plan to use added fees on money transfers to fund a wall along the United States of America's southern border.
PARIS TN: Flu prompts HCMC to ask friends, family to limit visits
Henry County Medical Centeris asking friends and family to limit their visitation of patients due to the increased number of cases of flu in the community and within the hospital.
Coyotes attack pets in West Tennessee
HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. — There are reports of coyote attacks on animals in West Tennessee. “Anything that’s wooded, that’s out away from people and traffic, that’s where they hang out. They’ll hang out right along the property line of your property,” said Lexington Animal Control officer Brandon Mc
Family escapes early morning fire that destroys Huntingdon home
HUNTINGDON, Tenn. — A mother and her four children escaped an early morning house fire with only the clothes they were wearing. The Huntingdon Fire and Rescue Department responded around 3:45 a.m. Friday to the fire on Chick Lane, according to a news release from Director of Public Safety Walter Smo
Lawmaker aims to strengthen Tennessee’s ‘Stand Your Ground Law’
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s “Stand Your Ground Law” is meant to protect the homeowner and a new bill in Nashville could make those protections even stronger. Introduced by Rep. Bruce Griffey of Paris this week, House Bill 409 would protect a homeowner from civil action if they are forced or threa
VP Racing Fuels Opens Operations Center in Huntingdon, Tennessee
VP Racing Fuels, a race fuel manufacturer and distributor, will invest $4.6 million to locate new operations complex in Huntingdon, Tennessee. The project is expected to create 40 jobs in Carroll County.
Boy Scout Troop 28 Performs Service Project At Refuge
Springville, Tenn.—It’s been a chilly but productive weekend for Boy Scout Troop 28 of Paris as they’ve been participating in a service project at the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge in Springville. The group has been camping out at the KOA campground nearby, and while at the refuge they’ve been
Next Shepherd’s Table Community Meal Is Tuesday
Huntingdon, Tenn.–The Shepherd’s Table, the Community Kitchen created by the volunteers at the First Presbyterian Church of Huntingdon, serves more and more guests with each passing month. They will be hosting their next supper on Tuesday, February 19th, at their Fellowship Hall located at 19835 E.
Henry Students Named To NW Tennessee All-Star Team
Henry, Tenn.–Henry Elementary School is announcing it has two students selected for the Northwest Tennessee All-Star Team. The game will be held March 2nd in Milan. Eighth grader Jakob Grgic is the son of Joseph Mason and Jeanette Grgic, and this was his second season playing basketball. Eighth grad
Huntingdon Physician Faces Drug, Domestic Assault Charges
Huntingdon, Tenn.–A Huntingdon physician is facing charges of possession of meth and domestic assault in Carroll County. A week ago, he was arrested for DUI and leaving the scene of an accident in Paris.
Henry Co. Schools Board Calls Special Meeting To Begin Superintendent Search
Paris, Tenn.–The Henry County Schools board of education will hold a special meeting at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, to begin the process of searching for a Director of Schools to replace Dr. Brian Norton who resigned earlier this month.
New Parking Area To Provide More Secure Area For Judges, Law Enforcement
Paris, Tenn.—Thanks to a court security grant, a parking area for judges and law enforcement is being constructed on the southwest section of the Henry County Courthouse. Henry County Mayor Brent Greer said the parking area will provide a more secure area for the judges and law enforcement to park.
Patriots' tournament game is postponed tonight
The Henry County High School Patriots District 10-AAA quarterfinal basketball game set for tonight at Rossview High School in Clarksville has been postponed. Officials decided to put the games off until Saturday night because of possible winter weather tonight. The Patriots are now scheduled to play
GLEASON BOARD APPOINTS NEW PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS & RECREATION DIRECTORS
Gleason City Board members voted to appoint a new public works director and parks & recreation director, during Thursday night’s regular monthly meeting. On the recommendation of Mayor Diane Poole, aldermen approved hiring Rodney Garner as the City of Gleason’s new public works director, following t
Driver Dies After Heart Attack; Citizen Performs CPR
Buchanan, Tenn.–A resident rushed to the aid of a Springville man who suffered a heart attack while driving, providing CPR until first responders could arrive Thursday morning.
Lady Pats bomb Knights in tourney
Rolling out to a 30-0 first-half lead helped the Henry County High School Lady Patriots close out the Kenwood Knights early in a 59-12 triumph in a quarterfinal game of the District 10-AAA Tournament played Thursday night at Gamlin Gymnasium.