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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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Don and Carol Norwood of the Pleasant Hill community will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2-4 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Paris Convention Center, 1510 E. Wood St.

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We cautioned you here last week about choosing a tree simply on the basis of autumn color and disregarding possible problems down the road with some of them. Well, shoot, where are the ones that have good autumn leaf color and other good qualities to boot?

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Sandra & Kailey’s Dance Studios of Murray and Paris recently attended the Southern Association of Dance Masters Dance Convention and Competition in Memphis. Furthering their education, students as well as instructors attended eight hours of training in genres such as tap, ballet, jazz, h…

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Meagan Hart puts a decoration on the Paris Board of Public Utilities’ Festival of Trees entry Friday at The Old Paris 5 & 10 Event Center, 110 W. Washington St. The display is set to open at 8 a.m. today with a Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce coffee.

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Just as we are wallowing in the luxury of the most colorful time of the year, I will ply my trade as spoilsport No. 1. This is in addition to my efforts in organizing a Paris Pessimist Club here. 

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Sarah Catherine Ulderich of Holladay and Matthew Thomas Williams of Paris were united in marriage in a noon ceremony Sept. 10 at the Camden Church of Christ.

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

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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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Doris Day teamed up with Les Brown and his Band of Renown in 1944 as World War II was nearing its close with her first big hit, “Sentimental Journey.” Close your eyes and go back, if  you’re old enough, and imagine the lyrics. It will bring tears to your eyes

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The E.W. Grove School Class of 1956 held a reunion Sept. 21 at Ann & Dave’s restaurant. From left are (kneeling) RoEllen Smith Rushing and Carolyn Berry Folks; (standing) Jane Thompson Gibson, Janice Hutson Waddy, Robert Evans, Linda Adams, JoAnn Scott Lamb, Susie Bucy Ross, Joyce Hutson…

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Many years ago, there was an industry called Bowling Green Rubber Co. located on North Market Street across from the present Family Fun Center bowling alley.

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More than a dozen members of the Paris Optimist Club visited Tuesday evening with one of its most longtime members, Post-Intelligencer Editor Emeritus Bill Williams (seated), 85, now a resident of AHC of Paris because of Parkinson’s disease. Optimist Chris Mooney (right) presents him with a …

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Lillian Frances and Billy Wells of Paris will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary this month. They were married Sept. 26, 1959, in Chicago. The bride is the former Lillian Frances McBee. She is the daughter of the late Noah and Katherine McBee, who lived in Cottage Grove. The groom…

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Larry and Alicia Wimberley of Buchanan are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this month. They were married Sept. 12, 1969, at her childhood home in Buchanan, with Ewing Stubblefield officiating.

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Carrie Crittendon, audiologist from the West Tennessee School for the Deaf, was the guest speaker at the Paris Quota club’s Aug. 28 meeting at the Lunchroom at Lee Academy for the Arts. 

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Betty Bivens and Marian Chaney were hostesses for the Aug. 15 meeting of the Newcomers Club at the Paris Country Club. 

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Erica Little of Paris graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin in May and is a student at Nashville School of Law this fall.

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August and its dog days are winding down and the year is two-thirds over. Time’s a-wasting, just at the point many fair weather gardeners throw in the trowel. Don’t do it.

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Members of the Class of 1956 at Cottage Grove High School met Aug. 3 at Carmack’s Fish Barn in Como for their 63rd anniversary reunion. Pictured are (front row, from left) Sara Hudgins Champine, Shirley Orr, Maureen Crowder Evans, Bobbie Ridgeway Davis, Carol O’Daniel Wallace and Sue Call; (…

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The Grove High School Class of 1959 had its 60th anniversary class reunion June 1 at the Lunchroom at Lee Academy for the Arts. The class includes (on floor, from left) Bob Crockett, Ray Harding, Andy Hooper and David Lowery; (seated) Raymond Van Dyke, Patsy Hudson Barnes, Peggy Williams, Gl…

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North American Caviar Inc. in Paris is a licensed wholesale fish dealer that processes fish to sell to buyers all over the nation.

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Barry Flood of the Paris Board of Public Utilities was the guest speaker at the July 25 meeting of the Paris Quota club at the Lunchroom at Lee Academy for the Arts. Flood provided some interesting pointers on how to save money on energy bills. He reminded everyone to turn off the lights whe…

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Clockwise from left, Anthony French, Rhonda French, Devora Wright, Reba Wright, Wesley Wright and Connie Scurlock get ready to enjoy a summer/luau theme for Family Night recently at Eiffel Gardens Assisted Living. They were among a large crowd of residents and family members who enjoyed the …

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Faith Brinkley of Fort Myers, Fla., and Blaine Patrick of Collierville were married in a June 23 ceremony in the chapel of Bonne Terre Country Inn in Nesbitt, Miss. The bride is the daughter of James Brinkley of Fort Myers and is the granddaughter of Ray and Kay Houston of Paris. The groom i…

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Alexandra Nanney and Jacob Barton were united in marriage in a 3 p.m. ceremony June 15 at Southside Baptist Church in Knoxville.

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You may remember that we wrote here some weeks ago, actually on Feb. 27, of the old game of pick-up sticks, sometimes known as jackstraws. The game works thusly: a bundle of sticks is dropped from a round can and lands haphazardly on a table or other surface. Contestants attempt to see who c…

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