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When families eat together, meals are likely to be more nutritious and kids who eat regularly with their families are less likely to snack on unhealthy foods. Beyond health and nutrition, family meals provide a valuable opportunity for children and parents to reconnect. It has been shown tha…

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Our world is changing, faster than we would like sometimes. Words like green, sustainable, carbon footprint and recycle have become everyday conversation. Gardening can go a long way in making a difference for us, and for future generations. 

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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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Quintell Osbron (center) greets his twin great-grandsons, Baylor and Julian LoVette, who were born in October, for the first time. The proud father, Osbron’s grandson Daniel LoVette (left) of Fairhope, Ala., and Osbron’s daughter, Margie Osbron LoVette (right) of Foley, Ala., sit with him. 

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For the first time in the history of the Paris Board of Public Utilities, the utility has earned a perfect score on its annual Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Water System Audit.

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Dietary fiber is important to the human body. According to the Mayo Clinic, dietary fiber is found mainly in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes. Fiber helps with constipation issues, keeping a healthy weight, and decreases the chance of diabetes, heart disease and some types of cancer. 

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The Western Region 4-H All-Star Fall Retreat was held at the Montgomery Bell State Park Nov. 8-10. More than 80 students from across the region attended the event, named after the competition show, “Nailed It.”

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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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Henry County 4-H livestock judging teams competed at the regional contest on Nov. 14 at the Triple P Arena in Decaturville. Sixteen local students competed against 215 participants from across the western region, with a sweep for first- and second-place teams in the junior high division.

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We all know that germs are literally everywhere. Just because something looks clean, it does not mean that it is germ-free.

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January is often viewed as a new beginning, a time for creative resolutions and passionate pledges to embrace health.

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Growing up in her grandmother’s kitchen, Nikkie Marie, creator of food blog Chasing the Seasons, was ingrained with a love of rural Italian cooking which translated to seasonal, locally-sourced produce and lots of pasta. With seemingly endless shapes, sizes and textures, pasta makes a great …

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When the holidays are gone and the good weather turns gray, the table meals may need a little lift. At my house that lift is adding a new soup recipe and often looking for a colorful meal. And that is when I like to add in a few winter vegetables.  

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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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A wise philosopher once said “As you slide down the bannister of life”. . . .what? Well, he advised us to be sure the splinters are pointed in the right direction. Good advice, I would say. 

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For Tiffany Dahle, author of The Ultimate Kids’ Cookbook and creator of food blog Peanut Blossom, some of her most cherished memories have been time spent helping her mother make holiday treats as a child and baking with her daughters.

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Food bloggers, authors and Instant Pot all-stars Kristy Bernardo, Emily Sunwell-Vidaurri, Amy Rains and Stefanie Bundalo teamed up to develop recipes for The Big Book of Instant Pot Recipes: 240 Must-Try Dishes for Your Multi-Function Cooker (2019, www.pagestreetpublishing.com), a go-to guid…

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

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Leigh Anne Barrett’s fifth-grade 4-H club at Paris Elementary School met on Nov. 1 and the meeting was called to order by President Carter Archie.

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Rheumatoid arthritis, GI anti-inflammatory, lowered blood pressure, heart health, diabetes, prostate cancer and Alzheimer’s prevention all have one thing in common —  pomegranate. These are just a few health benefits from regularly consuming pomegranate juice. 

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BOSTON (AP) — Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose determined battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease helped inspire the ALS ice bucket challenge that has raised more than $200 million worldwide, died Monday. He was 34.

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Dorothy and Jerald Sykes are seen in a current photo and one from their wedding in 1954. The Sykeses will be celebrating their anniversary on Wednesday. They were married Dec. 11, 1954, at the Ruff Street Church of Christ in Paris, with the late James Wells officiating. Dorothy Sykes is the …

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Two special events are coming to the Krider Performing Arts Center this month. At 2:30 p.m. Dec. 15, the Paris-Henry County Chamber Music Society will present its Christmas concert.

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Regina and Chester Wilson of Paris will be celebrating their 20th wedding anniversary on Dec. 22. The couple was married Dec. 22, 1999.

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Members of the Class of 1957 at Henry High School met for their annual reunion Oct. 5 at Anne Brewer’s home. Those who attended are (seated, from left) Margaret Presson Morgan and Rebecca McCoy Cathey; (middle row) Joyce Guinn Cook, Grace McCain Wonderly and Anne Scott Brewer; and (back row)…

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Pecans add a hearty, robust flavor to pot pie. This recipe features pecan-flecked pie dough, savory bacon and bitter greens for a tasty take on a comfort food classic. And it’s a perfect solution for using up your leftover holiday turkey.