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Mott Ford, chairman and CEO of Commercial Bank & Trust Co. in Memphis, was installed as chairman of the Tennessee Bankers Association (TBA) during ceremonies at the organization’s recent 129th annual meeting. 

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Marc and Starr Peterson visited KOA campground sites whenever they could when they were living in the suburbs of Chicago, but owning and running one wasn’t in the plan until recently.

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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.

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Gary and Nancy Morris of Paris, who are the inventors of the Footbar Walker, auditioned (above) for an appearance on “Shark Tank” last Thursday in Nashville. The Footbar Walker is a walker used by patients that has a footbar on it. In photo below, the Morrises are joined by Paris-Henry Count…

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First-time visitors to Tosh Farms’ “Crutchfield Sow Farm” are likely first surprised by the size of the barns there, then by being asked to shower before entering.

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Question: What is a fixture both in downtown Paris and in thousands of Henry Countians’ homes since shortly after the ending of the Civil War?

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One of the most historic sides of the court square in downtown Paris is the side that burned in 1899. However, if you look at the dates at the top of most of the buildings, you’ll see the same date.

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After 29 years of running the Swiss Villa Inn at 1315 E. Wood St. in Paris, Sheila and Bipin Patel have retired. Here, Travis McLeese (center), executive director of the Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce, presents the Patels with a certificate of achievement.  

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PML, Inc. recently received the Quality of Excellence award from Hino. Pictured with the award plaque are (left to right, front row) Rick Horiuchi, Leah Marr, Kayla Washum, Heather Lowery; (back row) Jason Dolliver, Andrea Jefferson, Patricia Barrow and Scott Shultz. Hino is a Japanese manuf…

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Amid the hustle and bustle of the downtown Paris area, there are numerous interesting and unique stores. Nestled between lawyers’ offices and service-oriented businesses, these stores keep alive the tradition of the hometown shop, where everyone knows your name and personal service is a given.

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Rocky Stubblefield and Reggie Stubblefield (both inside food trailer) serve lunch to John Fuqua (left), president of Allegro Fine Foods, and Fuqua’s granddaughter Elysse Gandy, an Allegro employee. Allegro has been bottling the Stubblefield family’s sauces for more than 15 years. Begun by C.…

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Angie Tucker, director of patient financial services at Henry County Medical Center, was named the department director of the quarter.

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Paris Christian Bookstore, 118 W. Washington St., is now able to serve and provide a variety of Bibles, Christian books, music, clothing, jewelry, church gifts, bereavement gifts, Bible study accessories and more. 

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Teresa Manning works on a picture frame at Frame Makers Inc. at its new location at 2333 Suite C on Lakeway Circle. The business was formerly on East Wood Street. It has been operating since 1984. Manning’s sister, Glenda Joann Reaves, has owned and managed it for the whole 34 years.

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One of the benefits of having a long-established downtown area like the city of Paris is that there’s a good chance there will be many historic homes in the neighborhoods.

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Henry County Medical Center’s Marketing and Public Relations Department qualified as one of the top six finalists for their awards program at the recent Relevate Health Conference, “Big Camaraderie, Bigger Ideas, Biggest Results” in mid-July in Dallas. 

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Butler and Harber Shoes has been helping find the right size shoes for people in the community and the surrounding area for 80 years. The store has been a family-owned business for four generations and has remained a staple in the community, known for quality work boots and shoes. 

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Henry County Medical Center is the first acute care hospital in West Tennessee to implement the American Heart Association’s Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI) program.

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Revel Enterprises Inc. and the state Department of Economic and Community Development have released more details on the automotive parts retailer and distributor’s $2.3 million expansion of its Paris operations, which will create 64 jobs in the next five years.

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Harold Cole (right) admires the cake that was about to be served at a reception in his honor last week at the local Lowe’s. Cole, a customer service associate, began working there when it first opened on Dec. 1, 2003. The 89-year-old said he had enjoyed working at Lowe’s but just thought it …

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From left, Branch Manager Amy Huskins, Director of Clinical Services Samantha Lineberry and Hospice Administrator Calle Ramsey talk during the open house last Wednesday at the new location of Tennessee Quality Home Healthcare. Formerly in the Cornerstone complex on East Wood Street, they are…

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Kristen Carper (left) has been promoted from maintenance assistant to assistant quality manager at PML, Inc. in Paris. A recent graduate from Bethel University with a degree in business, Carper has been with PML since 1997, holding various positions within the company. Mike Ryan (right), mai…

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Joe Mahan, longtime owner of Mahan Ford in Paris, was recently named recipient of the Andrew Jackson award by the Tennessee Automotive Association during the group’s annual meeting.

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Sam Khaled, manager of the new Cricket Wireless store on Mineral Wells Avenue, shows one of the phones customers can get free when they switch mobile carrier services. “We are also offering four lines for $100 right now,” he said.