Grace Hassell, this year’s Hostess Princess for the World’s Biggest Fish Fry, brightens up the Henry County landscape as she prepares for the big week. The Paris Post-Intelligencer’s annual Paris in the Spring section is included in today’s newspaper. Along with photos of Hassell and the members of her royal court, the 12-page section features information about all of the upcoming events during Fish Fry week.
Hannah Curnell (left) pulls Jocelyn Lee toward the edge of the pool as they demonstrate the Reach or Throw, Don’t Go drill Thursday night at Paris Elementary School. The two members of Xanne Harrison’s home room were among the 152 students taking part in the annual third-grade swimming program Thursday. Sarah Luffman, the school’s swimming instructor, said the program gave students a chance to show what they’d learned during the year.
Four more catfish entries swell the racing total to 23 so far for this year’s Catfish Races.
A Henry County resident returned from an overseas trip to find someone had used his identity to rack up more than $6,300 in credit card charges.
A Tail of Two Fishes
Scores from Henry County restaurant inspections conducted by the Henry County Health Department for the week of April 8-14 (maximum score: 100):
Al-Anon,1210 E. Wood St., Paris — 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1210 E. Wood St., Paris.
TONIGHT — Mostly cloudy with east winds 5 mph becoming light and variable.
From left, Christopher Crawford of Grove School nears the finish line during the 30-meter wheelchair event at the 2015 Paris-Henry County Special Olympics, while race assistants Calin McManus, Brandon Richardson and Kellen Robbins watch Wednesday. More than 50 athletes from the Henry County School System and the Paris Special School District competed in the 33rd annual competition, which was moved from its traditional location at Henry County High School’s Patriot Stadium to Gamlin Gymnasium because of inclement weather.