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SPRINGFIELD – The Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center will host another in-person Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day on June 30. The event will feature a trade show, as well as opportunities for tobacco farmers, beef producers and home gardeners to pick up some helpful tips. Attendees…

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KNOXVILLE — The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture is launching the UT Center of Farm Management. Its dedicated purpose is to enhance the long-term profitability and sustainability of agricultural enterprises in the state…

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The Henry County Soil Conservation District recently awarded three $500 scholarships to Henry County students who plan to major in and pursue a career in an agriculture or natural resources related field. The Charles W. “Dickie” Brewer Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Blake Kennedy, son o…

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The Green Industry Field Day — a virtual event hosted by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and the Tennessee Nursery and Landscape Association — is scheduled next week. According to the UTIA, this year’s event takes place on Tuesday, and participants will participate in th…

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Two new members were installed at the Paris Quota club’s June 8 meeting at Paris Academy for the Arts. Gale Tharpe and Cecelia Hopper were installed. Tharpe was sponsored by Martha Smith and Hopper was sponsored by Kayla Nation. Joy Weathersbee, vice president and membership chairman, instal…

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The second day of astronomical summer seems an appropriate time to review and preview what the gardening season has held for us and what it is yet to hold. Even such a garden eminence as the famed Gertrude Jekyll of the south of England in the early 20th century lamented on the comparative d…

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As the extreme temperatures continue in our area this week, the TVA has asked electric power consumers to reduce their use of electricity between 2-8 p.m. each of the last two days, Monday and Tuesday. The Paris Board of Public Utilities and the TVA participate in this load reduction by redu…

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Mid-June, and an excellent time to eat watermelon, wallow around in the chiggers and ticks lying in wait for you in your garden, and above all, taking stock in your said garden and determining whether you want to throw in the trowel and head for the beach or mountains, or if you are man — or…

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Three local students were among the 2,000 students named to the Spring 2022 Dean’s List at Austin Peay State University.

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Four local graduates earned degrees from West Kentucky Community and Technical College during its spring commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2022 on May 7 in Paducah.

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Henry County Medical Center’s board of trustees, administration and staff were saddened to learn of the loss of long-time orthopaedic surgeon, Eugene Gulish. Dr. Gulish served the Henry County community with his healing hands and generous spirit for more than 20 years, coming to HCMC from Se…

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This story by Paige Craig was the second-place winner in the 2022 Writing Competition sponsored by the Paris-Henry County Arts Council. The contest required entrants to tie their stories into the Henry County-Paris Bicentennial that is being celebrated this year. This is Part …

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After two years, the Henry County Medical Center Junior Volunteer program returns. HCMC is looking for responsible teenagers ages 14 and older with a C grade point average or better, who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of health care. This week, HCMC held three parent and st…

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A primary care provider, also called a PCP, offers quality care over time and becomes someone familiar with your whole health history. Your PCP may be a family practice physician, an internal medicine physician or a general practitioner such as a nurse practitioner or physician’s assistant. …

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U.S. Rep. David Kustoff, R-Germantown, and Col. Michael Banks recalled the freedoms Americans enjoy and the sacrifices that made those freedoms possible during the University of Tennessee at Martin’s 22nd Memorial Day commemoration Friday.

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The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture is working with IperionX Limited on the company’s Titan Critical Mineral Project in Benton County, working to improve the soil and grasses at the project location.

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The “summer slide” is a term that describes the educational regression that children can experience during summer months when school is not in session. The Historic Atkins-Porter Neighborhood Association (HAPNA) can help children stay engaged with fun, learning activities in the HAPNA Botani…

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The Tennessee Department of Agriculture and the federal Farm Service Agency (FSA) are teaming up to remind hemp producers of important deadlines. “We want to see this evolving agricultural sector progress in Tennessee,” Agriculture Commissioner Charlie Hatcher said. “We both play a part in t…

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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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You may remember the several years I used this space to condemn an unruly giant sycamore tree west of our house. A wilding it was, having been dug from the woods and moved as a sprout to our property. Among the plethora of mistakes I have made in the past 40 years, it ranks as the costliest,…

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Climate-smart agriculture and hemp production are headlining the 2022 Milan No-Till Field Day, in addition to traditional no-till crop production topics. The Field Day is set for July 28 in Milan. Featured presentations will include Understanding Climate-Smart Agriculture, How Rainfall Is Ch…

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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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Don’t be fooled by their rich, buttery texture and naturally sweet taste, pecans are actually nutrient dense. According to the American Pecan Council, a handful of pecans — about 19 halves — is a good source of fiber, thiamin and zinc, and an excellent source of copper and manganese — a mine…

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We have been told for years about the benefits of a few nuts every day. Today we take a look at one of the South’s finest, pecans. Along with peanuts, pecans are often a staple for most households.

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Sauntering around our garden a couple of weeks ago, I was startled to notice the plethora of pale yellow and chartreuse color then extant in both foliage and flower. I recall — I think — writing about what fine colors for any garden at any time are chartreuse and pale yellow. Eye-catching 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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Ashli Newcomb (center above photo, with scissors) cuts the ceremonial ribbon in front of her new Kingsview Partners wealth management office at 117 E. Wood St. Tuesday afternoon as family, friends and well-wishers cheer. In the below photo, Newcomb has a few words for the crowd as she holds …

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Everyday stress, relationship issues and economic hardship can take a toll on our mental health. Add to the mix a global pandemic and the isolation, fear, and loss that many have suffered, and it’s not surprising that mental health issues are affecting more people.

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Together for Mental Health is the theme for the month of May as the Henry County Coordinated School Health team works with the Henry County Health Department, Henry County Medical Center, and the Henry County Prevention Coalition to educate our students and community on the importance of our…

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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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It is fortuitous for ornamental gardeners in these parts that the much-lauded azalea season that is beginning to fade is followed closely by the onset of hydrangea season.

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Living in Austin, Texas, taught Mandi Hickman, food blogger and creator of Dash of Mandi, all about the drool-worthy marriage of hearty Texan staples and zesty Mexican classics. She shares everything she’s learned in her book, The Tex-Mex Table (2022, Page Street Publishing Co.).