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PARIS TN: RESTAURANT SCORES FOR HENRY COUNTY
• Tennessee State University Early Head Start, Central Community Service Center, 55 Jones Bend Road Extended — Aug. 3. Score: 99.
PARIS TN: Paris man indicted on federal drug charges
Tony Boyd (center), who was indicted Thursday on federal drug charges, is escorted near the Henry County jail’s sallyport by Sheriff Monte Belew (right) and Sheriff’s Sgt. Jamie Myrick of the Metro Crime Unit.FROM HENRY COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
PARIS TN: Theft of $2,000 from lockbox reported in Paris
A Manley Street woman reported she was robbed of $2,000 Wednesday morning.Paris Police Patrolman Zachariah Carper responded at 8:45 a.m. to an apartment complex on Manley Street, where a woman told him a gray lockbox containing $2,000 in cash had been stolen. The lockbox itself was valued at $30.She
PARIS TN: McKenzie hospital closure adds staff, patients at HCMC
The impending closure of McKenzie Regional Hospital has caused an increase in patients and staff at neighboring Henry County Medical Center.Lisa Casteel, HCMC administrator, told the hospital’s Long Range Planning Committee Thursday that the two biggest increases in patients would be in obstetrics,
McKenzie man pleads guilty to production of child pornography - WBBJ TV
Nathan Adams, 36, pleaded guilty Tuesday to production and attempted production of child pornography, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
PARIS TN: New bridge started on Olive Road
Henry County Highway Department track hoe operator Andy Bratton Wednesday afternoon widens the area for a new bridge to be constructed on Olive Road, between Seldom Seen Lane and the Jones Bend Road/Highway 140 intersection south of Cottage Grove. It will likely take two-three weeks before the road
Paris native Cody Nance, highest ranked American PBR rider, competes in Music City Knockout
Cody Nance of Paris, Tenn., competes on the Professional Bull Rider circuit that began with Rookie of the Year honors. Nance talks about the bulls and what it takes to get on and stay on.Larry McCormack / The Tennessean
Wirgua, Harwell losing not ‘good’
To the editor:I read Mr. [Kert] Blackwood’s column printed inThe Post-Intelligencerlast week stating the Republican primary losses of Mr. [Tim] Wirgau and Ms. [Beth] Harwell is “good” for Henry County, and determined I should provide additional information.The political reality is that it is not “go
PARIS TN: Puryear denied safety grant
With a very light agenda, the board approved paying bills of just more than $45,000 for July, deposits of more than $35,200 and a general fund balance of just more than $454,245.
State officials comment on planned Revel expansion
Revel Enterprises Inc. and the state Department of Economic and Community Development have released more details on the automotive parts retailer and distributor’s $2.3 million expansion of its Paris operations, which will create 64 jobs in the next five years.“Revel Enterprises’ expansion is yet an
First Batch Of Mosquitos Test Positive For West Nile
Limit time outdoors at dusk and nighttime hours when mosquitoes are present.If you must be outdoors then wear a mosquito repellent that is approved for use by the CDC – those include products that contain DEET, Picaridin, and Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus.Wear shoes, socks, long sleeve shirts and pants wh
Revel Enterprises Expands Operations in Paris, Tennessee - Area Development
Revel Enterprises, Inc., automotive parts retailer and distributor, will invest $2.3 million to expand its operations in Paris,
PARIS TN: NEWS NUGGETS
Motorcycle wreckA Paris man injured in a motorcycle accident Tuesday afternoon has a broken back and several broken ribs, according to a friend.Paul M. Wilson Jr., 55, of 1704 Caledonia St. was injured when his motorcycle was hit by a car Tuesday on North Market Street.
Slow down and rest a minute
Iwas probably 35 years old before I noticed spider webs in the morning dew. I sat mesmerized as the delicate webs held their own as the dew glistened on them like diamonds.It was about that same time I took a moment to admire the sun as it slowly strolled over the horizon and lingered seemingly behi
PARIS TN: Rotary plans backpack program radiothon
They contain a pack of peanut butter and crackers, a container of ravioli, a container of fruit, two individual boxes of cereal and a container of applesauce, plus sometimes macaroni and cheese, toaster pastries and a jar of peanut butter.
PARIS TN: Henry County Fair wraps up successful week
The Henry County Fair had another successful year as several events like the country ham sale and the junior livestock auction beat totals from 2017.New events like Shootout with the Sheriff and a clown circus also added fresh and exciting entertainment for kids to enjoy at the fair.Moving the fair
PARIS TN: Livestock auction nets nearly $160,000
The night was cool Thursday at the Henry County Livestock Barn, but the bidding was hot at the Junior Market Livestock Sale and Auction.The county’s aspiring young ranchers brought in a total of $159,422.90 through the sale of 101 steers, hogs, lambs and goats.That’s more than $8,000 higher than las
PARIS TN: Puryear man arrested for stealing car
A Henry County man was arrested Thursday night for allegedly stealing a car.Henry County Sheriff’s Deputy Dalton Watson spotted a blue 2017 Nissan Altima Thursday night at a Memorial Drive address. He verified the license plate and VIN number on the vehicle and learned it was stolen. The vehicle was
Dump truck wreck injures 1 near Bell City
In a news release, the Graves County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a rollover collision involving a dump truck at 7 a.m. Thursday on KY 97 south of Bell City, just west of the Calloway County line. Upon arrival of deputies, a witness reported that a 2018 Peterbilt dump truck, driven by
PARIS TN: Injured rider hospitalized in Nashville trauma unit
The 55-year-old motorcyclist hit by a car Tuesday afternoon on the north edge of Paris is in stable condition in the trauma unit at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville.Paul M. Wilson Jr. was wearing his motorcycle helmet, but it was crushed as he was dragged more than 90 feet under a 2002 Nissan