Anderson Drive to be closed for culvert repairs

Anderson Drive will be closed Thursday for culvert replacement beginning at 7:30 a.m.

The Henry County Highway Department said the last accessible address for motorists traveling from India Road will be 720. “Road closure” and “detour” signs will be placed at a private road for motorists who need to access India Road who live past the 720 address.

The road will be reopened for mid-afternoon traffic Thursday.


Little Free Neighborhood Library opening at church

A grand opening party has been planned for the new Little Free Neighborhood Library, to be located at 719 Gwen St. in Paris, the site of the Church of the Living God, Temple 347. 

The celebration will be from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 23. It will include family-friendly activities, crafts and refreshments.

The Little Free Library program features small, front-yard book exchanges, designed to bring reading to neighborhoods.

“Our Little Free Library doesn’t just belong to us, it belongs to the whole city,” said Martha Cowan, wife of church pastor Michael Cowan. “It’s our hope that this Little Free Library will bring a little more joy, a little more connection and a whole lot more books to our community.”

Midland/Haldex retirees breakfast set for Thursday

Retirees from Midland Brake/Haldex will be gathering for a breakfast at 8 a.m. Thursday.

The breakfast will be at Ann & Dave’s Kitchen, 2613 E. Wood St.

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