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From News Director Tim Alsobrooks

Assistant News Director Cassie Walsh

 

 

Reminder: Conyersville Road Closure Monday, Sept. 12th

Paris, Tenn.- Conyersville Road will be closed Monday Sept. 12th for culvert replacement. The closure will be 4 tenths of a mile Northwest of Shady grove Road. Mt. Sinai Road may be used as an alternate route. Conyersville Road will be reopened for afternoon traffic.

2016 Baby Barnyard Pageant 3-year-old Winners

Paris, Tenn.- In the girls 3-year-old age group, Korey Kendall, daughter of Nikki Bobo, was named queen. Adalaid Smith, daughter of Latoya Walker & Clint Smith, was 1st maid. Caroline Carven, daughter of Raychel & Johnathon Carver, was 2nd maid.


Adalaid Smith, Korey Kendall & Carolien Carven (Cassie Walsh pics)

2016 Baby Barnyard Pageant 2-year-old Winners

Paris, Tenn.- In the girls 2-year-old age group, AveyBae Robbins, daughter of Colt Robbins & Kaley Balld, was named queen. Eliza Hornbrook, daughter of Alaina Moseley & Jacob Hornbrook, was 1st maid. Maci Archie, daughter of Cody Archie & Kayla Taylor, was 2nd maid.


Eliza Hornbrook, AveyBae Robbins & Maci Archie (Cassie Walsh pics)

Michael Colgate, son of Katherine Colgate, was named king in the boys 2-year-old age group.


Michael Colgate (Cassie Walsh pics)

2016 Baby Barnyard Pageant 18-23 Months Winners

Paris, Tenn.- EmmaLynn Hart, daughter of Tony & Tanya Hart, was named queen in the girls 18-23 month age group.


EmmaLynn Hart (Cassie Walsh pics)

In the boys 18-23 months Jax Allen, son of Lauren Allen, was named king. Eli Smith, son of Jacklyn & Jason Smith, was 1st page.


Eli Smith & Jax Allen (Cassie Walsh pics)

2016 Baby Barnyard Pageant 12-17 Months Winners

Paris, Tenn.- In the girls 12-17 months, Londyn Rice, daughter of Dillion & Olivia Rice, was named queen. ZayAnn Arjan, daughter of Christina & Abel Arjan, was named 1st maid. Matilda Barnhill, daughter of Clint & Amanda Barnhill, was 2nd maid.


ZayAnn Arjan , Londyn Rice & Matilda Barnhill (Cassie Walsh pics)

For the boys 12-17 months, Sterlyn Dunlap, son of Britany Nance & the late Jason Dunlap, was named king. Knox Barnett, son of Dwanye & Laura Barnett, was 1st page.


Knox Barnett & Jason Dunlap (Cassie Walsh pics)

2016 Baby Barnyard Pageant 7-11 Months Winners

Paris, Tenn.- For the girls 7-11 months, Emma Runyon, daughter of Marcedes & Dillon Runyon, was named queen. Paisley Raspberry, daughter of Angie & Jason Raspberry, was 1st maid. And Caroline Newcomb, daughter of Stewart & Ashli Newcomb, was 2nd maid.


Paisley Raspberry , Emma Runyon & Caroline Newcomb (Cassie Walsh pics)

For the boys 7-11 months, Chase French, son of Josh & Julie French, was named king. Bryson Butler, son of Valarie Miller & Griffin Butler, was 1st page. Connor Sipes, son of Jillian Barnes & Daniel Sipes, was 2nd page.


Bryson Butler, Chase French & Connor Sipes (Cassie Walsh pics)

2016 Baby Barnyard Pageant 0-6 Months Winners

Paris, Tenn.- In the girls 0-6 months, Aryana Skinner, daughter of Wendy Ramsey and Anthony Skinner, was named queen. Ava Baker, daughter of Gabrielle VanDyke, was 1st maid. And Maddie Matterson, daughter of Scott & Cayce Matterson, was 2nd maid.


Maddie Matterson, Aryana Skinner & Ava Baker (Cassie Walsh pics)

For the boys 0-6 pagaent, Khaza McKinnie, son of Starion Williams & Tamarius McKinnie, was named King. Cotton McCrae Cummings, son of Clint & Montanna Cummings, was 1st page. And Rhett Owens, son of Kelsie Owens & Matthew Oswalt, was 2nd page.


Rhett Owen , Khaza McKinnie & Cotton Cummings (Cassie Walsh pics)

Conyersville Road Closure Monday Sept. 12th

Paris, Tenn.- Conyersville Road will be closed Monday Sept. 12th for culvert replacement. The closure will be 4 tenths of a mile Northwest of Shady grove Road. Mt. Sinai Road may be used as an alternate route. Conyersville Road will be reopened for afternoon traffic.

2016 Fairest of the Fair Queen is Jayna Nance


1st Maid Allison Reagor, Queen Jayna Nance, 2nd Maid Aleece Passman (Cassie Walsh pics)

Paris, Tenn.- Six contestants competed in the 2016 Fairest of the Fair competition. Madison Aiosa and Breanna Merrell both from Paris tied for 4th maid. Julie Thomas Shankle of Paris won 3rd maid. Aleece Marie Passman won 2nd maid. Allison Reagor of Paris won 1st maid. And this year’s Queen for the 2016 Fairest of the Fair was Jayna Nance of Puryear.


Julie Shankle, Allison Reagor, Jayna Nance, Aleece Passman, Madison Aiosa & Breanna Miller (Cassie Walsh pics)

The two 4th Maids are: Breanna Merrell is the daughter of Tracy Merrell and Kevin Bates; and Madison Aiosa is the daughter of Chris and Vicky Aiosa, 3rd maid Julie Shankle is the daughter of Traci and Chris Shankle, 2nd maid Aleece Passman is the daughter of Gary and Tina Passman, and 1st Maid Allison Reagor is daughter of Susan and Eddie Reagor. The 2016 Fairest of the Fair Queen, Jayna Nance is the daughter of Jerry and Tami Nance.

2016 Junior Fairest Queen is Alyssa Wade

 
Paige Alexander, Alyssa Wade, Roezona Godbott (Cassie Walsh pics)

Paris, Tenn.- Saturday night kicked off the 2016 Henry County Fair week with the Jr. Fairest of the Fair and the 2016 Fairest of the Fair competitions. Shelby Beloate was emcee for Saturday’s pageants and the 1966 HC Fairest of the Fair Queen Suzanna Banta Smith also helped present at Saturday's competition.


All nine contestants for Jr. Fairest of the Fair (Cassie Walsh pics)

For the 2016 Junior Fairest of the Fair nine contestants competed to be crowned this year’s Jr. Fairest of the Fair. Roezona Godbott of Paris won 2nd maid. Paige Alexander of Springville won 2nd maid. And Alyssa Kaye Wade was crowned Queen of the 2016 Junior Fairest of the Fair.

Godbott is the daughter of Greg and Valerie Godbott, Alexander is the daughter of Monica and the late Levi Alexander and Wade is the daughter of Albert and Renae Wade of Paris.

Boss Hoss Burn Out Cookoff Sept 15th - Sept 17th

Buchanan, Tenn.- The Boss Hoss Burn out BBQ Cook Off will be held at Paris Landing State Park from Thursday, September 15th through Saturday, September 17th. The event is in conjunction with the 17th Annual Mid-South Motorcycle Festival and Boss Hoss.

There will be three categories chicken, ribs and pulled pork. In each category 3rd place wins $50, 2nd place wins $75 and 1st place win $100. Best team spirit prize will win a trophy and $50. The grand champion will receive a $500 prize. For more information about the event please call Sara Jo S. at 731-819-6362 or visit www.visitparislanding.com.

Highlight from Patriots-Green Wave OT Game

#52 Nathaniel Owens blocks a Gallatin defender during Friday nights game.


#52 Nathaniel Owens (Timothy Pharr photos)

#2 QB Savon Stewart throws a pass during the game with Gallatin.


#2 Savon Stewart (Timothy Pharr photos)

#7 RB Caleb McCutcheon pulls away from a Gallatin defender behind a block from #54 Drew James


#7 Caleb McCutcheon & #54 Drew James (Timothy Pharr photos)

HCHS & Middle School Cross Country Competes in Murray

Murray, KY- Cross Country runners from HCHS and HC Middle School competed at Saturday's Calloway County Cross Country Invitational in Murray. HCHS girls competed with 88 runners. Madison Aiosa finished 26th with a time of 25:24 and Madion Caldwell finished 53rd with a time of 29:36. The HCHS boys competed in the 5K which hosted 125 runners.


Jarrett Haynes during the race. (Kelley Lassiter photos)

The Top seven Patriots was Titus Winders who came 1st overall with a time of 17:08. Silas Winders came in 2nd with a time of 17:23. Cole Davis came in 4th with a time of 17:48. Zach Cutright came in 12th with a time of 18:47. Cooper Smith came in 14th with a time of 18:51. Jarrett Hanyes came in 24th with a time of 19:44. Devin Pritchett came in 35th with a time of 20:35. The HCHS Patriots finished 1st out of 12 teams.


Lexi Barnes during the race. (Kelley Lassiter photos)

The Henry County Middle School Girls competed in a 2.5K, which hosted 74 runners. Dinah Winders came in 1st overall with a time of 10:25. Brooklyn McClain came in 24th with a time of 12:44. Kaitlyn Napier came in 25th with a time of 12:45. Kylie Guynn finished with a time of 14:19. Taylor Berry finished with a time of 16:04. And Lexi Barnes finished with a time of 18:34. The HC Middle School Girls finished 5th out of 7 teams.

The Henry County Middle School Boys also competed in a 2.5K, which hosted 98 runners. Hayden Bostick came in 6th with a time of 9:47, Sam Bruce came in 7th with a time of 9:48. Gavin Farris finished with a time of 11:23. Lance Adams finished with a time of 11:24. Mason Elliott finished with a time of 11:28. Will Wardlaw finished with a time of 13:46. The HC Middle School Boys finished 5th out of 10 teams.

Patriots Fall Short to the Green Wave in OT

Gallatin, Tenn.- The Henry County Patriots fell short Friday night losing the Gallatin Green Wave in overtime 50-49. The first quarter opened with HC’s Caleb McCutcheon rushing for a 40yd touchdown. The extra point was good. The Patriots led Gallatin 7-0 with 10:44 left in the 1st quarter. Gallatin’s Jordan Mason rushed for a 25yd touchdown. The extra point was good. The score at the end of the 1st quarter was HC 7 and Gallatin 7.

At the start of the 2nd quarter the Patriots QB Savon Stewart rushed from 5 out for the HC touchdown. The extra point attempt was no good. HCHS led Gallatin 13-7 with 10:18 left in the 2nd quarter. With 5:02 left in the 2nd quarter Gallatin’s Jalen Porter goes in for the 15yd touchdown reception. The extra point kick was good.

With 4:47 left in the 2nd quarter, HCHS Seven Stewart scored off of a 75yd kickoff return for the Henry County touchdown. Patriots go for the 2 point conversion and the conversion failed. HCHS led Gallatin 19-14. At the 1:53 mark in the 2nd quarter Gallatin’s Jalen Porter goes in for the 28yd touchdown reception. Gallatin made the 2 point conversion. Gallatin led HCHS 22-19.

With 40 seconds left in the 2nd quarter, Gallatin’s Jordan Mason rushed for a 60yd touchdown. The extra point kick was good. The score at halftime was Gallatin leading HCHS 29-19. Halftime stats, HC had 56yd passing, 125yds rushing and 181yds of total offense. Gallatin had 39yds passing, 203yds rushing for 243yds of total offense. The score remained the same at the end of 3rd quarter with Gallatin leading HC 29-19.

With 11:17 left in the 4th quarter, HC’s Caleb McCutcheon went in for the 5yd touchdown. HC made the 2 point conversion, but Gallatin still led HC 29-27. At the 9:46 mark in the 4th quarter Gallatin’s Dezmond Chambers got the 70yd touchdown pass. The extra point was good. Gallatin led 36-27.

With 4:17 left in the 4th HC’s Josh Pruitt caught the 51yd halfback pass for the HC touchdown. HC gets the 2 point conversion. The score is HCHS 35, Gallatin 36. At the 1:14 mark in the 4th quarter HC QB Savon Stewart rushed for the 18yd touchdown. HC led Gallatin 43-36.

With only 49 seconds left in the game, Gallatin scores off a quick slant and the point after was good. The score at the end of the 4th quarter was tied HC 43 Gallatin 43. Patriots and the Gallatin Green Wave headed to overtime. Patriot’s Savon Stewart rushed for the 3yd touchdown, but the 2 point conversion was no good. HCHS 49, Gallatin 43.

Gallatin’s Jordan Mason rushed for the Gallatin touchdown. Gallatin kicked the extra point and the extra point was good. Gallatin defeated the Patriots 50-49 in overtime.

The Henry County Patriots play West Creek in West Creek next Friday September 26th at 7pm.

Local Man Arrested as Fugitive from Another State

Paris, Tenn.- According to a report from the Henry County Sheriff’s Department, Sgt. David Powell arrested Ralph Vulpitta, age 29 of 640 Lampkins Road of Cottage Grove, on Friday as a fugitive from justice. Vulpitta was placed on $20,000 bond and his court date is set for Sept. 13th.

The Legends Entertained @ Noon on the Square


The Legends (Cassie Walsh pictures)

Paris, Tenn.- There was a great crowd for the Commercial Bank sponsored Noon on the Square returned Friday September 9th from 11am to 1pm. The Legends entertained the crowd with great country music and Cash’s Pizza sold lunch which helped support the Quota Club. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy lunch on the court square each Friday in September.

Voter Registration Drive Will be Sept. 27th at the Library

Paris, Tenn.- The Henry County Election Commission will host a Voter Registration Drive on Tuesday September 27th from 9am to 1pm at the W.G. Rhea Public Library, located at 400 West Washington St. in Paris.

September is National Voter Registration Month and the registration deadline to be able to vote in November’s Presidential Election is October 11th. The Voter Registration Drive at the Library is open to all citizens of Henry County who need to register to vote. If you have any questions contact the Election Commission Office at 642-0411 between the hours of 8am and 4:30pm Monday thru Friday.

Young Actors' Workshops Set for Sept. 17th at KPAC

Paris, Tenn.- Chambers Stevens, Emmy Nominee and one of Los Angeles’s top acting coaches, will be conducting two 4-hour actors’ workshops on Saturday September 17th at the Krider Performing Arts Center. The workshops are for young actors and actresses. One workshop is for ages 6-10 which will be held from 8am to Noon and one is for ages 11-18 to be held from 1-5pm.

The workshops give students the opportunity to receive instruction and evaluation from one of the most respected acting coaches in Hollywood. Many of his former students are now working actors being cast in television, film, and commercials.

The cost of the workshop is $80 and includes a ticket for the student and one parent/guest for Chambers one man show, “It’s Who You Know” to be performed at KPAC that Saturday evening at 7:30pm. Additional tickets for the show can be purchased for $15 each.

Enrollment in the workshop is limited to 25 students per workshop. To enroll or for more information, contact Rhonda Stanton at rhonda.stanton@parissd.org or call 644-2517. Registration forms are available online at www.kridercenter.com on the KPAC Young Artists page.

HC NRA Event Set for Sept. 17th at Paris Convention Center

Paris, Tenn.- The Henry County Friends of the National Rifle Association will hold a Dinner and Live and Silent Auction on Saturday September 17th at the Quality Inn Paris Convention Center. The evening begins at 5pm and there will be plenty of games and a chance to win a Remington Model 783 30-06 Rifle, donated by Hulmes Sporting Goods.

Half of the money raised at the event goes to Fairfax, Virginia to continue to battle for Americans right to bear arms and the other half stays in Tennessee. Organizer Mike Weatherford said, “the half that stays in Tennessee is divided up and used in helping Children’s Shooting Programs and Henry County has received the Lion’s Share of the Tennessee money because of the great facility we have here with Holley Fork. This is a fun family friendly event with lots of games, live and silent auction, and a great meal.”

You must purchase tickets for $25 at Hulmes, Mike’s Muffler’s or from Robert Horner at 333-9151. For more information go online to www.friendsofnra.org.

 

 

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