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More than three dozen youngsters will hit the Krider Performing Arts Center stage July 19-21 to present Disney’s “Frozen JR.” — based on the 2018 Broadway musical.

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Jackie Bruchez, founder of baking blog The Seaside Baker, brings her love of fruits and sweets together in a cookbook, Decadent Fruit Desserts: Fresh and Inspiring Treats to Excite Your Senses (2019, Page Street Publishing Co.). 

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The oldest son of the legendary Merle Haggard will be on stage July 13 at the Krider Performing Arts Center in Paris.

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The Agricultural Extension Service and Henry County Livestock Association have compiled this hay and grain referral to assist local farmers.

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Happy Independence Day. You remember, July 4 is the anniversary of when we sent the Brits home packing and set this nation up as a republic, just 243 years ago. Thursday will be a time for watermelon cuttings, picnics, fishing, swimming and other hot weather activities. Don’t forget the fire…

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Summer holidays are the best. Sunshine, friends and family, picnics, potlucks, pool time ... all help to make great memories. The Fourth of July brings lots of family fun. We celebrate our great nation with fantastic fireworks, family picnics and backyard barbecues.

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School’s out and kids are involved in endless summer fun and activities. Summertime is a great break, but it can also bring about a wide array of injuries in children such as tick bites, bee stings, nosebleeds, wounds and more. Being educated, prepared, and having a first aid kit readily ava…

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Saturday’s first-ever Tennessee River Jam should sell out and be at its 4,000-person capacity, according to Travis McLeese, the executive director of the Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce, which is sponsoring the music-filled event.

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Joe Diffie won a Grammy award in 1999 for his thoughtful country music.   His songs, which reflect the challenges and triumphs in his own life, show heart and joy.

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Confederate Railroad, which is part of the main show in the Tennessee River Jam on Saturday, began gaining traction in the early 1990s, breaking into the country and southern rock music scenes.

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A singer-guitarist who reached country fame with the group Trick Pony, an up-and-comer from North Dakota, and an Alabama boy who’s a throwback to the outlaw country music days of the 1970s should make for a spicy Saturday as part of the Tennessee River Jam at The Breakers Marina.

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Paris native Lydia Shoemaker grew up singing, and sang with the Henry County High School Madrigals as a teenager. Now, Shoemaker is a senior music major at Union University in Jackson, although she still carries with her a deep love for her hometown.

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Luke Stauffer of Abbott’s Print Shop helps Brad Wirgau (hidden behind the signs) get the merchandising area ready under the picnic pavilion at Paris Landing State Park Wednesday morning. Also in that area will be food vendors.

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The Agricultural Extension Service and Henry County Livestock Association have compiled this hay and grain referral to assist local farmers.

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Here we are, just five days out of the summer solstice, and the days are already (minimally) getting shorter. Sure enough, summer is here at last, and the few people who thrive on horrible heat and stifling humidity are happy. Those who dote on cool breezes and crisp nights will just have to…

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Four generations of the Smith family recently gathered for a family homecoming. Family patriarch Johnny Earl Smith, who turns 84 next month, of Paris is seated in front. His descendants (seen standing from left) include his grandson, Shane Normandin of Smyrna; his son, Lee Smith of Dyersburg…

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Former Paris resident Curtis Davis recently celebrated his 95th birthday. Davis’ birthday on June 2 was marked with a gathering with family members in Chino Hills, Calif.­

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Yes, I know it is a bit after the fact, and yes, I know that the flowering of almost all azaleas has passed, but I can’t help but put in a word for a few kinds that flower at the end of spring, which doesn’t expire, astronomically, for two more days. 

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Plant-based personal chef Angelique Santana, founder of Eat with Angelique, combines her passion for food and fitness, and cooks for those too busy to consistently eat home-cooked meals. 

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Mareya Ibrahim, nutritionist, award-winning inventor and signature chef and meal plan designer for the diet book The Daniel Plan, has written a cookbook, Eat Like You Give a Fork: The Real Dish on Eating to Thrive (2019, St. Martin’s Griffin).

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Making nutritious meals that fit into a hectic schedule and satisfy the entire family just got a whole lot easier. Busy mom of five and founder of This Pilgrim Life blog, Lisa Burns shares a slew of family-friendly meals that can be ready in a flash in her cookbook, Family Meals from Scratch…

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Starting tonight, you can join the tribe of the Age of Aquarius and celebrate the ’60s counterculture in all its barefoot, long-haired, bell-bottomed, beaded and fringed glory at the Roxy Regional Theater at the corner of Franklin and First in downtown Clarksville. 

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For genuine country music fans, Conway Twitty was — and still is — an icon.  He had 55 No. 1 hits and had millions of fans all over the world.

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Eiffel Gardens Senior Living Center, located on Volunteer Drive in Paris, will be a part of the upcoming Alzheimer’s Association event, The Longest Day.

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A Jackson television station has named a story related to a device invented by a Paris couple as the top story in its “viewer’s favorite” list of Made in Tennessee stories.