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More than 50 people stood at the intersection of Highway 69A and the Highway 218 Bypass Friday afternoon for the dedication of the Sonny Melton Memorial Highway.

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The Paris Commission Thursday afternoon approved two rezoning requests as well as a request to acquire a city right of way.

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A financing plan that will bring a new hotel to Paris gained approval from three different governmental bodies Thursday, paving the way for an East Tennessee developer to build the hotel here beginning in March.

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From left, Linda Haesler, the Rev. Martin Orjianioke and Denise McCloskey mingle Wednesday on the Henry County Courthouse lawn before the Downtown Paris Association’s annual Candlelight Advent Walk. The walk began with a reading at the courthouse and stopped at First Presbyterian Church, Gra…

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Paris-Henry County Food Bank volunteers Sherry Pool (left) and Brett Steen prepare sacks of nutritionally balanced food for distribution to needy Henry County families.

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The Paris-Henry County Food Bank board and its volunteers are encouraging Henry Countians to make a financial donation to the local charity during the holiday season to help feed residents in Henry County communities.

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If you really enjoy playing a well-known real estate game, but wish it was based on Paris, Tenn., instead of Atlantic City, N.J., your time has finally arrived.

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Gioia Fazzini conducts the fifth grade advanced strings group Tuesday night at the Krider Performing Arts Center. It was the 24th anniversary winter concert for the Paris Special School District Strings. Paris Elementary School strings students in grades 3-5 performed, followed by Inman Midd…

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A Springville man was sentenced to more than eight years in jail after he pleaded guilty to charges including burglary and the fraudulent use of a debit card during Wednesday’s criminal motion day in Henry County Circuit Court.

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Post-Intelligencer Graphic Designer Tiffany Powell (second from left) grabs a token to place on one of her properties during a staff game of Paris-Opoly with other staff members (from left) Lana Clifton, Daniel Williams and Shelby Frye. More photos and information about the Paris-themed game…

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A reception has been scheduled from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church in Paris to honor local pediatrician Debra S. Selby and her husband John Selby, the longtime office manager for Paris Pediatrics.

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Paris Public Works employees move dirt at the planned splash pad site in Eiffel Tower Park Wednesday morning. Locating of water lines has begun with footers to be poured soon for the restroom and filter buildings. Much of the 2,000-square-foot youth zone has already been graded. The southern…

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Chris Edlin, director of the Henry County Northwest Tennessee Economic Development office, sits at his desk with a couple of packages of diapers. The Economic Development office will be collecting donated diapers from 8 a.m. to noon on Dec. 13. Edlin said diapers are a commonly expressed nee…

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Longtime local artist Ann Stapp (right) talks about her work during a reception Saturday at the Lee Academy for the Arts. Stapp’s work is the subject of the academy’s first solo artist gallery show. Called “Light on Land,” the show features about 50 works from her long career as a painter, i…

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The Henry County High School Madrigals, directed by Deanna Cook, sing during Sunday’s 52nd annual Community Christmas Concert at First United Methodist Church. Many groups and individuals performed at the concert, including Paris Brass, the Harmonix Youth Singers and Dan Knowles.

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The Elf on the Shelf gathers information for the big man in red as she talks to sixth-grader Victoria Wade at Lura Lee’s Gift Shoppe on Saturday. The elf visited Lura Lee’s to begin the holiday season and met several local children while she was there.

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Second-grader Kaylee Williams considers the intricacies of making her ice-pop stick reindeer at Saturday’s Trim a Tree for Wildlife event at the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge’s visitor center. The refuge served hot chocolate and cookies while children were invited to make a variety of h…

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Servers dish up Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings late Thursday morning during the community-wide Thanksgiving meal hosted by First Baptist Church. Helping to serve are (clockwise from left) Juanita Sparks, Lori Bullock, Carrye Jackson, Kyle Henson and Mitzi Jeffrey. In back beyond …

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From left, Rudolph, Mrs. Claus, the jolly man himself and the Christmas Mouse arrive on the north side of the court square in downtown Paris Friday morning on the front bumper of a Paris Fire Department truck. A long line of children was waiting for Santa to find his place in his gingerbread…

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A crew from Delta Contracting paves on North Market Street Tuesday as part of the Highway 641 widening project. Operating the paver is Bobby Denton; he’s assisted by (from left) Chris Hoggard, Jeremy Hartsfield and Tyler Presley.

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Wednesday morning, Paris Public Works employees close the street across the Williams Lake dam, just off Greenacres Drive, after heavy rain and strong wind combine to bring a large tree down during the night. It stretched across the street and into the lake.

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A frozen-food truck rests in a field Wednesday morning just off Highway 641 north of Paris after the driver lost control trying to avoid an animal. Driver Ronald Perry of Memphis said he was driving south on Highway 641 when a raccoon or some other animal darted out into his path and he swer…