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Instructor Kailey Starks (right) leads a rehearsal at SK Dance Studio for its upcoming presentation of the “Wizard of Oz.” Choose from two showtimes to see a dance adaptation of Dorothy’s visit to the marvelous Land of Oz. Showtimes are 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the Krider Performing A…

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Well, here it is: November. Thank Heaven we live in an area of the world that welcomes the month. In England and most of northern Europe, the gray (“grey” there) curtain of winter has already descended with the infamous London fogs, rain and other slippery features of nature’s often nonfeasance.

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The Agricultural Extension Service and Henry County Livestock Association have compiled this hay and grain referral to assist local farmers. To promote accuracy in the list, county Extension Director Michele Atkins said producers who have sold out of hay should call the Extension office so t…

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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. The theme for Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day 2019 is Family and Diabetes. Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day is a campaign run by the International Diabetes Federation. Its goal is to raise awareness of the impact t…

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The award-winning Murray State University Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Band and the Blue and Gold Jazz Combos will present a Fall Campus Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in historic Lovett Auditorium. The concert is free. Paris native Todd E. Hill, professor of music, is the director of the university’s…

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Josh Turner, the double-platinum-selling singer/songwriter in traditional country music and Christian music, will be on Paducah’s Carson Center stage at 7:30 tonight.  One of the younger members of the Grand Ole Opry, two of his many hit songs are “Long Black Train” and  “Would You Go With M…

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Ryan Cross, a practical nursing student at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Paris, was named local winner of the Tennessee Board of Regents’ statewide Outstanding Achievement Recognition (SOAR) program.

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Many of the questions I get concern faltering plants, from those with meaningless spots on their leaves to others already in the grave, and yet others somewhere in between.  

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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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Travis McLeese, executive director of the Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce, was the guest speaker for the Paris Quota club’s Oct. 23 meeting at the Lunchroom at Lee Academy for the Arts.

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This week at the Johnny Cash Museum in Nashville, Metro Sheriff Daron Hall unveiled a blown-up image of the late musician’s September 1979 deputy sheriff commission card. The card authorized Cash to “execute any and all processes that may come into his hands and to maintain the peace and dig…

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The Hit Men, a group of musicians who have performed along with rock and roll royalty, take center stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at The Dixie Carter Performing Arts and Academic Enrichment Center in Huntingdon.

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The Paris Woman’s Club met at the First United Methodist Church’s Heritage room. 

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Fall symbolizes the turning of leaves, a chill in the air, and need for hearty comfort food. Camping in the fall is one of my favorites. There is just something about waking up to the cool morning air, sitting around a campfire to keep warm and eating that good campfire food.

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Paris Landing State Park Ranger Gina Lowry introduces one of the park’s many birds of prey to visitors at the Oct. 12 Historic Atkins-Porter Neighborhood Association Fair on A-P’s front lawn. The fair included atttractions ranging from helicopter services to food.

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The Cleverlys are on their way for a 7:30 p.m. show Thursday at the Ned McWherter West Tennessee Cultural Arts Center in Jackson.

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The Murray State University Women’s Chorus and Concert Choir will present a fall concert at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in historic Lovett Auditorium.

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The Grove High School Class of 1954 had its 65th anniversary reunion Oct. 5 at the Old Paris 5 & 10 event center in downtown Paris, walking across the street to have this photo taken on the front steps of the courthouse. Class members shown are (front row, from left) Margaret Bucy Donald…

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I am trying to get enough of you together to form a new club here. It will be called the Paris Pessimist Club (as opposed to Optimist) and will be open only to you gardeners who have become distraught to the point of dangerous despondence in this Year of Our Lord 2019. 

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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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The Jackson Children’s & Teen Theatre will present Lionel Bart’s “Oliver!” at 7 p.m. both Oct. 17 and Oct. 18. at The Ned R. McWherter Cultural Arts Center in Jackson.

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Growing up in suburban Detroit, Diane McIntosh was influenced and inspired by the heart of the Motown sound. Her talents led to a Grammy nomination for Best Traditional R&B Album, the same year Gladys Knight was a fellow nominee. Now, she’ll bring her “Tribute to the Legendary Ladies of …

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This year I got the chance to go on a life-changing trip to Tennessee 4-H Roundup, and I was extremely grateful for the opportunity to go. The entire purpose of going to Roundup was for me to compete in my project portfolio. A project portfolio is a record of the work that a 4-H member compl…

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The 4-H club is a great activity that most kids get the opportunity to participate in. 4-H has many opportunities to work with livestock, but not everyone here lives on a farm and raises livestock. 

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I am having so much fun in 4-H. I never knew there was so much I could do. My project is wildlife management. I was able to go to classes to learn more about wildlife and even go to a competition.