Henry County nets National fishing tourney

The Henry County Tourism Authority Monday morning approved spending $23,000 to help fund a national championship high school fishing tournament here in 2020.

The BASS national high school championship has been at Paris Landing State Park in the past, according to County Mayor Brent Greer. The date for the tournament hasn’t been set yet, but it will be sometime in 2020.

The board met at the Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce.

Gum Springs Road section to be closed for bridge repair

The Henry County Highway Department has announced that Gum Springs Road, at the bridge north of Brown Road, will be closed until further notice for bridge repair.

Brown Road and Herrondale Road can be used as alternate routes. The area is south of Highway 54 west of Paris.

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