henry county

Education
12:15 pm
Thu August 14, 2014

Pilot Program Brings TutorTN Online to Henry County Schools

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Henry County students struggling with homework will soon have extra help thanks to a new pilot online tutor program sponsored by the Tennessee Secretary of State. 

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Government
4:22 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Henry Co. Voters Confused by Primary Ballots for Statewide Elections

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With less than two weeks until the Tennessee primary election, at least one local election official reports general voter confusion over the state’s ballot system.

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Weather
6:49 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Flash Floods Threaten West Tennessee

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Following heavy rain and thunderstorms yesterday and more rain in the forecast today , most of West Tennessee is under a flash flood watch 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.

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Government
12:23 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Henry County to See Third County Trustee of 2014... Then a Fourth

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Henry County, Tenn. will see its third county trustee of the year take office next week.

The move comes after interim trustee Leisa 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. 

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Government
3:10 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Henry County Emergency Management Training Exercise Set for Thurs., Fri.

Henry County, Tenn. residents may receive a knock at the door on Thursday and Friday as part of a disaster preparedness training exercise.

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Society
1:38 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Chairs That Care Auction & Social for Cancer Care Center of Henry County

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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 & 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. See more on their website.

Government
12:36 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Henry County Approves New Investment Plan

The Henry County Commission has approved an investment of up to $5 million with First Tennessee Bank, in an attempt to jumpstart interest earnings.

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.

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Government
2:59 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Henry County Airport Receives Aeronautics Grant

The Henry County Airport in Paris, Tenn.  is set to make improvements with $200,000  in state grants from the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

The funds are part of more than $2.3 million approved for 10 Tennessee airports.

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Government
12:29 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

AHCA Delaying TN Budgets

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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.

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.

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Society
1:25 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Five Tons of Fish and Fun at the 60th Annual World's Biggest Fish Fry

The Grand Parade was at 10 this morning, the Arts & 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.

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