The Henry County Commission approved the issuance and sale of $425,000 worth of capital outlay notes Monday in order to pay for a pair of projects, including a countywide emergency radio project.
Longtime local librarian and county commissioner Connie Skinner McSwain died Monday, according to an announcement made at that night’s meeting of the Henry County Commission. She was 64.
The new inn to be built at Paris Landing State Park is going to have about two dozen more rooms than originally planned, at a cost of more than $8 million.
PARIS, France (AP) — The billionaire French donors who publicly proclaimed they would give hundreds of millions to rebuild Notre Dame have not yet paid a penny toward the restoration of the French national monument, according to church and business officials.
COOKEVILLE (AP) — Larry Elmore was high on Percocet and Xanax as he climbed a ladder onto the roof of his mother’s house to clean the gutters. On the top rung, he lost his balance and tumbled, shattering his right femur as he crashed to the ground below.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation released national information today about the well-being of children and Tennessee has improved its ranking although the state is still ranked in the 30s.
DENVER (AP) — Two decades after the name “Columbine” became synonymous with a school shooting, the suburban Denver community surrounding the school is debating whether it’s time to tear down a building that also became a beacon for people obsessed with the killings.
The Paris Municipal Regional Planning Commission Thursday night approved revisions to two site plans and acquisition of right of way, and recommended a lot be rezoned.
Lee Academy for the Arts board members Ann Stapp (left) and Melanie Townsend prepare for the June Market to benefit the academy. The yard and bake sales will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Lunchroom at Lee. There will be home decor, holiday decor, kitchenware, furniture and childre…
Scores from Henry County restaurant inspections conducted by the Henry County Health Department for the weeks of May 29-June 4 and June 5-11 (maximum score: 100):
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz came under a suspected attack Thursday, setting one of them ablaze in the latest mysterious assault targeting vessels in a region crucial to global energy supplies amid heightened tension between Iran and …
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal watchdog agency recommended Thursday that President Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent defenders, counselor Kellyanne Conway , for repeatedly violating a law that limits political activity by government workers.
MEMPHIS (AP) — Police enforced a tense calm on Thursday in a Memphis neighborhood where 25 officers were injured by a rock-throwing crowd following a black man’s shooting death by U.S. marshals on a fugitive task force.
Kenneth Humphreys was honored with the Person of the Year award Thursday night at the 69th annual Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet at the Henry County Fairgrounds.
Krider Performing Arts Center Lead Director Brooke McCord demonstrates shadowing in the theatrical makeup class she is teaching this summer. The class will run through July 17 and teach students several makeup techniques, including injury and old age.
Henry County Medical Center has specified what kind of help it wants from the county to assist the hospital’s Emergency Medical Services financially — asking for a five-year plan in which the county would buy one new ambulance a year.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases.
Henry Volunteer Fire Department member Ron Wyatt was recently honored through Modern Woodmen’s Hometown Hero Program in recognition for his service by Modern Woodmen’s Chapter 13449.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has asserted executive privilege over documents that were subpoenaed by Congress related to his administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, the Justice Department said Wednesday.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Moments after a North Carolina man pleaded guilty to gunning down three Muslim university students, a prosecutor played a cellphone video of the slayings in the courtroom Wednesday as one of the victims’ relatives fainted, others wept openly and a man hurled an expletive …
Henry County and state officials met with representatives of the Tennessee Department of Transportation Wednesday morning to discuss options to alleviate accidents and other problems at the intersection of East Antioch Road and Highway 79 notheast of Paris.
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm.
YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Ryan Cooper was a 20-something Californian unsure of his place in the world when he struck up a pen pal correspondence in the 1970s with Otto Frank, the father of the young Holocaust victim Anne Frank.Through dozens of letters and several face-to-face meetings, the two…
East Wood Clinic in Paris will be changing the hours for its Urgent Care walk-in services starting July 1, with evening and weekend hours no longer being offered.
Kelly Forster drives nails into the base of the wall raised at the Blount County Habitat for Humanity Women Build house Thursday on West Franklin Street in Alcoa. The Women’s Build which is held every two years is an effort to get more women in joining the team as the ratio of construction v…
A Buchanan woman wanted on multiple charges was arrested Monday night after leading deputies from two different agencies on a pursuit through Henry and Calloway counties.
Painters are hard at work while standing on a cherry picker Tuesday morning to reach the Gables apartment building on East Wood Street. From left, Ken Lubert, Ricky Winchester and Greg Poteete of Winchester Painters put on the paint.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After 25 years living under the shadow of one of the nation’s most notorious murder cases, O.J. Simpson says his life has entered a phase he calls the “no negative zone.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Dean, a star witness during Watergate who helped bring down the Nixon presidency, testified Monday that special counsel Robert Mueller has provided Congress with a “road map” for investigating President Donald Trump.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister warned the U.S. on Monday that it “cannot expect to stay safe” after launching what he described as an economic war against Tehran, taking a hard-line stance amid a visit by Germany’s top diplomat seeking to defuse tensions. A stern-faced Mohammad …
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Doctors removed David Ortiz’s gallbladder and part of his intestine after the beloved former Boston Red Sox slugger known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic, a spokesman said Monday.
Henry County Medical Center’s Volunteer Auxiliary recently awarded $2,000 scholarships to local graduating seniors Emily Lemonds, Abigail St. Clair and Cherish Campos. The students will be studying in the medical field, St. Clair at Freed-Hardeman University, Lemonds at Murray State Universi…
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