henry county http://wkms.org en Flash Floods Threaten West Tennessee http://wkms.org/post/flash-floods-threaten-west-tennessee <p>Following heavy rain and thunderstorms yesterday and more rain in the forecast today , most of West Tennessee is under a <a href="http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=TNZ004&amp;warncounty=TNC079&amp;firewxzone=TNZ004&amp;local_place1=Paris%20TN&amp;product1=Flash+Flood+Watch&amp;lat=36.30020&amp;lon=-88.30730#.U5GqXfldVqU">flash flood watch</a> through this evening, including Henry, Lake, Obion, and Weakley Counties. The National Weather Service warns some locations may receive rainfall in excess of two inches, quickly flooding low water crossings. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 11:49:28 +0000 Troy Taylor 41098 at http://wkms.org Flash Floods Threaten West Tennessee Henry County to See Third County Trustee of 2014... Then a Fourth http://wkms.org/post/henry-county-see-third-county-trustee-2014-then-fourth <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Henry County, </span>Tenn<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. will see its third county trustee of the year take office next week.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The move comes after interim trustee </span>Leisa<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Wimberley announced her plans to leave after losing the Democratic primary for the post earlier this month. She will be taking a job with the Paris Housing Authority.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 27 May 2014 17:23:41 +0000 John Null 40859 at http://wkms.org Henry County to See Third County Trustee of 2014... Then a Fourth Henry County Emergency Management Training Exercise Set for Thurs., Fri. http://wkms.org/post/henry-county-emergency-management-training-exercise-set-thurs-fri <p></p><p>Henry County, Tenn. residents may receive a knock at the door&nbsp;<span data-term="goog_1441766779" tabindex="0">on Thursday</span>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<span data-term="goog_1441766780" tabindex="0">Friday</span> as part of a disaster preparedness training exercise.</p><p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:10:02 +0000 John Null 39465 at http://wkms.org Henry County Emergency Management Training Exercise Set for Thurs., Fri. Chairs That Care Auction & Social for Cancer Care Center of Henry County http://wkms.org/post/chairs-care-auction-social-cancer-care-center-henry-county <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kate Lochte speaks with Casey Brown of the Cancer Care Center of Henry County. She's the Center's liaison with the Caring Hearts Fund of Paris of the Henry County Healthcare Foundation that's hosting the second Annual Chairs That Care Auction &amp; Social this Saturday at the Paris Winery, from 4 - 7 p.m. According to their website, they ended up with over 70 chairs and raised over $3,600 for the care center. This year, their goal is 100 chairs. </span><a href="http://www.hcmc-tn.org/News/NewsDetail.aspx?mobi=0&amp;a=7190" style="line-height: 1.5;">See more on their website</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 18:38:38 +0000 Kate Lochte 33542 at http://wkms.org Chairs That Care Auction & Social for Cancer Care Center of Henry County Henry County Approves New Investment Plan http://wkms.org/post/henry-county-approves-new-investment-plan <p>The Henry County Commission has approved an investment of up to $5 million with First Tennessee Bank, in an attempt to jumpstart interest earnings.</p><p>Henry County Trustee David Stone estimates the county will reap $50,000 in interest earnings this year. That’s down from 2006, when Henry County earned more than $400,000 from its investments.</p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 17:36:47 +0000 John Null 32273 at http://wkms.org Henry County Approves New Investment Plan Henry County Airport Receives Aeronautics Grant http://wkms.org/post/henry-county-airport-receives-aeronautics-grant <p></p><p>The Henry County Airport in Paris, Tenn.&nbsp; is set to make improvements with $200,000&nbsp; in state grants from the Tennessee Department of Transportation.</p><p>The funds are part of more than $2.3 million approved for 10 Tennessee airports.</p><p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 19:59:58 +0000 John Null 31864 at http://wkms.org Henry County Airport Receives Aeronautics Grant AHCA Delaying TN Budgets http://wkms.org/post/ahca-delaying-tn-budgets <p></p><p>Henry County Mayor Brent Greer said several county budgets are being delayed because departments are having difficulty adjusting to new policies prompted by the Affordable Health Care Act.</p><p>Greer said the issue stems from departments having to make final rulings on which employees will be considered full time. In Henry County, a 28-hour work week represents full-time status.</p><p> Thu, 16 May 2013 17:29:58 +0000 John Null 31669 at http://wkms.org AHCA Delaying TN Budgets Five Tons of Fish and Fun at the 60th Annual World's Biggest Fish Fry http://wkms.org/post/five-tons-fish-and-fun-60th-annual-worlds-biggest-fish-fry <p>The Grand Parade was at 10 this morning, the Arts &amp; Crafts Show is now open and the Fish Building, too, at the Henry County Fairgrounds. This is the finale weekend of The World's Biggest Fish Fry in Paris, Tennessee. It's a longstanding tradition involving events that started months ago, culminating this week. The General Manager of the Fish Fry tells us all about it with Kate Lochte.</p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 18:25:18 +0000 Kate Lochte 31073 at http://wkms.org Five Tons of Fish and Fun at the 60th Annual World's Biggest Fish Fry Police Providing Security Support to Paris Schools http://wkms.org/post/police-providing-security-support-paris-schools <p></p><p>Local police are providing security for schools in the Paris Special School District while administrators review and update safety plans. PSSD Director Mike Brown says Paris Police and Henry County Sheriff officers will be in each of the three schools in the district. Thu, 03 Jan 2013 21:24:01 +0000 Shelly Baskin 26376 at http://wkms.org Police Providing Security Support to Paris Schools Large Number of 2010 Henry County Property Taxes Outstanding http://wkms.org/post/large-number-2010-henry-county-property-taxes-outstanding <p></p><p>Property taxes owed for 2010 are delinquent on more than 1,400 pieces of Henry County property. The Post-Intelligencer reports Clerk and Master Mary Burns says that number is four times higher than previous years. Burns is requesting an additional $14,000 to pay postage for summons notices for delinquent property owners. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 14:19:37 +0000 WKMS & Post-Intelligencer 24545 at http://wkms.org Large Number of 2010 Henry County Property Taxes Outstanding