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A refinancing plan that could save the Henry County government up to $150,000 over the next six years on a schools project that is still being paid for was approved by the County Commission Tuesday.

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Members of the Paris Fire Department responded just after noon Tuesday to a house fire at 307 S. Highland St. in Paris, and quickly extinguished the blaze by 12:32 p.m. No other information is available at this time. 

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Today’s photos come from the Jan. 9 grand opening of Farmers Home Furniture in a building at 850 Volunteer Drive, Paris, that formerly was occupied by Fred’s. The event began with a Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony. These and more Post-Intelligencer photos by Sh…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record, two U.S. agencies reported. And scientists said they see no end to the way man-made climate change keeps shattering records.

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LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles, the future king, has long been seen as a potential modernizer who wants a more modest monarchy in line with other European royal households — and the streamlining process has already begun with the astounding developments of recent months.

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Although the deadline to mail entries for one of the seven World’s Biggest Fish Fry pageants has passed, it’s still not too late to sign up.

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Thursday’s Helping Hand radio auction raised $2,722, bringing the yearly total to $61,443. Thursday items were donated by the Oakland community, Junior Livestock Association, the Lee School Association, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and H&R Block.

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Scores from Henry County restaurant inspections conducted by the Henry County Health Department for the week of Jan. 9-15 (maximum score: 100; scores available online at inspections.my-health-department.com/tennessee):

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The Paris-Henry County Arts Council’s 28th Captured Moments: A Photography Showcase, opens on March 8 at Rhea Public Library, with a 2 p.m. reception to announce the winners. The showcase will remain in place until April 3. 

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NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers went to court Thursday with a last-minute demand to halt jury selection and move his rape trial out of New York City, where they say intense media coverage, protesters and even the consideration of supermodel Gigi Hadid as a juror have turned the ca…

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Paris Parks and Recreation Director Tony Lawrence throws trout into the pond across from Eiffel Tower Park on Wednesday afternoon. The pond was stocked with about 500 trout on Wednesday and is stocked twice a year as a public fishing spot. An annual trout fishing license or sportsman license…

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Several Nashville residents testified on behalf of murder suspect Douglas Talley during Wednesday’s appearance day in Henry County Circuit Court, arguing that the man they know is kindhearted and trustworthy.

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A Paris man was given an effective sentence of 16 years when he pleaded guilty to drug and attempted carjacking charges during Wednesday’s appearance day in Henry County Circuit Court.

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Wednesday’s Helping Hand radio auction raised $2,617, bringing the yearly total to $58,721. Wednesday’s items were provided by the Jones Mill/Hico community, Morningside of Paris, Kroger and the Henry County Prevention Coalition.

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From left, Ema Bomar, Monique Gray, Ella Crichton, Katelynn Buie and Haley Wyatt of the Henry County High School Bella Vocé audition choir perform in the HCHS atrium right before Bomar signed scholarship papers to join the Bethel University Renaissance program. She is the daughter of Welsey …

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LONDON (AP) — When accomplished, glamorous American actress Meghan Markle married Prince Harry in 2018, she was hailed as a breath of fresh air for Britain’s fusty royal family. That honeymoon didn’t last. 

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WASHINGTON (AP) — After 18 months of economic combat, the United States and China are set to take a step toward peace today. At least for now.

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Tuesday’s Helping Hand radio auction raised $16,597, bringing the yearly total to $56,101. Tuesday’s items were provided by the Cottage Grove community, the Center community and Interrail Signal.

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The regular meeting of Maria Nance’s fourth-grade 4-H club at Lakewood School was Dec. 18. The meeting was called to order by President Lillian Eaton.

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John Thompson supports a wooden beam during construction at Memorial Park for the new splash pad being planned by the City of Paris. Construction workers are currently working on the restrooms and concession stand for the splash pad, which will be located next to the Gerald Howard Municipal Pool.

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From left, Henry County Election Commission members Bennie Akers, Lorri Dalton, Tommy Townsend and Stephen Goggans seal the bags and boxes that will be used in the March 3 primary during their Monday meeting. The election will include the presidential preference primary and the county Democr…

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Saturday’s Helping Hand radio auction raised $15,003, bringing the yearly total through that day to $35,372. Monday’s total was $4,132, bringing the yearly total to $39,504.

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TAGAYTAY, Philippines (AP) — Red-hot lava spewed from a volcano near the Philippine capital of Manila on Monday as tens of thousands of people fled through heavy ash and frightening tremors, and authorities made plans to evacuate hundreds of thousands more for fear of a bigger eruption.

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Some minor adjustments within the Henry County Juvenile Court budget to accommodate a state grant for a Safe Baby program were approved Monday at a meeting of the Henry County Budget Committee.

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A two-year project to switch Henry County over to an all-digital emergency radio system hit the halfway mark last week as the county’s Sheriff’s Department and Emergency Medical Services upgraded to the new system.