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A new music venue, Puryear Pickin’ Parlor, will open in downtown Puryear across from the post office. It was the former location of Lisa Green’s photo studio.

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Master Gardeners Cee Koenig (left) and Valerie Stephens plant some colorguard yucca plants Thursday evening as they dress up the wall planter just outside the Paris-Henry County Rescue Squad building on the Highway 218 Bypass east of Paris. The plants were donated by the Master Gardeners and…

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Jim Stafford warms up backstage at the Krider Performing Arts Center Saturday night prior to his performance on behalf of the Lee Academy for the Arts. Almost 300 attended the concert which featured Stafford’s hit songs, comedy and virtuosity on guitar and other instruments. Stafford perform…

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ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge overseeing a challenge to Georgia’s outdated voting system said that after years of inaction in the face of warnings about vulnerabilities, state officials have finally taken a solid step in the right direction. 

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage Americans from lighting up. If successful, it would be the first change to U.S. cigarette warnings in 35 years.

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DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and said he may run for the Senate in 2020 against a Republican considered one of the most politically vulnerable incumbents.

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Ben Hassell (left) and Austin Witherspoon lay down pipework for the plumbing in what will be a new, yet unnamed gas station and convenience store on Tyson Avenue southwest of Mineral Wells Avenue. Although construction is in relatively early phases, owner Kalpesh Patel said he hopes to open …

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The Henry County Sheriff’s and the Paris Police departments will be working with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office for a “Booze It and Lose It” campaign today through the Labor Day holiday.

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Paris firefighter Jason McCord is on the roof of the First Baptist Church educational building after four trucks responded early Thursday afternoon to a possible fire there. According to Fire Chief Michael Williams, roofers were seam-welding the rubber roof when wood behind a section began s…

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A Paris man was arrested on child abuse charges Wednesday night on Cherry Street.

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Paris firefighter Jason McCord works on the roof as he and other firefighters respond to a fire Thursday afternoon at First Baptist Church in Paris. A report on the incident was still in progress, but the fire was apparently related to roofing work being conducted at the time. Firefighters w…

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Mark Berg (center, holding scissors) cuts the ribbon Wednesday afternoon during the ribbon cutting marking the reopening of Blues Landing, 130 Tate Drive in the Buchanan area. The Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce event allowed chamber members and guests to sample the restaurant's menu.

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Workers for Wellspring Builders of Nashville continue work Wednesday afternoon on the new building for Advance Financial 24/7 next door to CVS Pharmacy near the corner of Memorial Drive and Mineral Wells Avenue. An older building that was at that location was demolished.

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Two minutes — 120 seconds. That’s all it took for a Henry County Sheriff’s Department bloodhound team to find a fugitive Tuesday night who had evaded officers in Decatur County.

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A Paris Public Works crew makes the sidewalk compliant with the American with Disabilities Act Wednesday at one corner of Volunteer and Maurice Field drives. In the truck is Justin Deaton, while John Smith is in the backhoe. The others are (from left) Chris Moseley, Lynn Banks, David Mitchel…

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The Henry County Board of Education will be exploring options for adding signs at the Henry County High School fieldhouse, football field and theater to indicate their new dedications.

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More than 50 hams were sold amounting to $32,000 during Saturday’s 2019 country ham auction at the Henry County Fair. In total, 67 hams were auctioned off this year. Remi Gardner, daughter of Beverly and Tas Gardner, was the overall grand champion for the curing of her ham. It sold for $600 …

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A mother and son were airlifted to Vanderbilt Medical Center after a one-car accident on Highway 140 near Cowpath Road Tuesday morning.

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The Paris Rotary Club will be hosting a radiothon and item pickup and donation Friday and Saturday to benefit the Paris Special School District weekend backpack program.

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Andy Bratton (center) operates a big trackhoe digging dirt in which a new culvert will go as Carlos McCutcheon (left) and Khris Dumas watch Tuesday on India Road just outside of Paris. At far left is a power pole across the ditch supporting a water line. Not seen on the right side is another…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes critics contend could speed extinction for some…

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Jim Martens of Venedy, Ill., lifts the front wheels of his tractor, “Runaway,” as he competes in the USA Pullers Tractor Pull Friday night in the main arena at the Henry County Fair. Competitors traveled to the event to show just how much their tractors could pull. USA Pullers travels to cou…

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A good turnout showed up at the Henry County Fairgrounds livestock barn Saturday morning for the annual Beef Cattle Show at the Henry County Fair. One of the highlights was the senior showmanship class with 18 entries.

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Joe Poglitsch (center) and his father Keith Poglitsch (right) demonstrate smithing Saturday morning at the Henry County Fair. Father and son are members of the Tennessee River Artist Blacksmith Association, a nonprofit based in McKenzie that is dedicated to preserving and promoting the art o…

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From left, Perts Sineon, 7, and Bella Taylor, 10, get acquainted with a snake being held by Paris Landing State Park Ranger Amy O’Brien at the state parks booth in the commercial building at Henry County Fairgrounds. More than two dozen booths from businesses, churches, farms and agencies we…

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The Paris Municipal Regional Planning Commission approved three site plans as well as two site plan revisions Thursday night. Prior to the planners’ meeting, the Board of Zoning Appeals approved a special use permit. A site plan for an addition to the former Ted Callicott dental office was s…

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Three-year-old Easton Pillow and his father, Andy Pillow, sample the butter they made at the Henry County Fair on Friday. The event taught fairgoers how to make homemade butter in a glass jar and allowed them to try the butter they made on crackers.

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About 8 a.m. Friday, this car flipped over while traveling north on Reynoldsburg Road, almost 5 miles south of Highway 77. The woman who was driving was taken by her husband to the emergency room. In the photo, Kenny Denton of Denton Towing loads the car onto his tow truck after pulling it r…