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Nance Quest For 300th Official Bull Ride Continues To Be Elusive

Paris, Tenn.–Despite the sweltering heat, there was another big crowd for Saturday’s PBR Rodeo at the Henry County Fairgrounds. Hometown hero Cody Nance of Paris did not achieve his 300th official bull ride either Friday or Saturday night, but will continue his quest at other PBR events. Saturday was Family Day, with several activities held including a Celebrity Bull Riding event (on a mechanical bull). Both evenings were capped off with fireworks. (Bobby Melton photo).
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Martin PD and THP investigating fatal crash in Martin

The Martin Police Department and Tennessee Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal crash Friday morning between a tractor-trailer and pick-up truck. The accident happened just before 10:30 on Highway 431 near Highway 22 and Highway 45. Martin Police Chief Don Teal says 64-year-old Terry Mask, of Lexington, Tennessee, was killed...
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‘Fill The Fairgrounds’ For Nance’s 300th Ride This Weekend

Paris, Tenn.–The schedule for this weekend’s PBR Rodeo in Paris has been announced and organizers are hoping to ‘fill the fairgrounds’ with people. Professional Bullrider Cody Nance of Paris will be going for his 300th bull during the weekend. There will be fireworks at the end...

Nance’s Quest For 300th Bull Continues Tonight

Paris, Tenn.–An exhausted Cody Nance exits the arena at Friday night’s PBR Rodeo in Paris. Professional Bull Rider Nance of Paris is going for his 300th bull this weekend and has another chance tonight. Nance has said he would like nothing better than to achieve that goal in front of his hometown crowd.

Paris Home, Contents Total Loss After Fire

Paris, Tenn.– A Paris home was destroyed by fire Wednesday along with a bass fishing boat and pickup truck. There were no injuries; the residents were not at home at the time of the fire. Paris Firefighters were called to 301 Greenwood Dr. at 11:45 a.m. and as they...

Retha Sue Dunn

Retha Sue Dunn, 70, of Paris, Tennessee, died in her residence Sunday, June 26, 2022. She was born Thursday, May 15, 1952, to O.C. “Junior” Cole, Jr. and Shirlene Owens Cole, who both preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughter: Brenda Cole, of Paris, Tennesse,...

Tennessee: Milan No-Till Field Day, July 28

The University of Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center at Milan is excited to host another Milan No-Till Field Day, which is the nation’s largest no-till field day. This year, the event will be held in person and features 17 research tours, including the Climate-Smart Agriculture tour. The 2022 Milan...

Little Jack Dunning, 87, Gleason

Funeral services for Little Jack Dunning, age 87, of Gleason, will be Saturday, July 2, 2022 at 1:00 at Gleason First Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Hopewell Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, July 2, 2022 from 11:00 until service time at the church. Williams Funeral Home of Gleason...

Alleged gang member sentenced to life for 2016 murder

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– An alleged gang member was sentenced Wednesday afternoon to life in prison in connection to a 2016 murder in Milan, Tennessee, according to District Attorney General Frederick H. Agee. After a three-day trial in Trenton, Uel Pearson was convicted of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, and use of a firearm during the commission […]

City Of Paris 4th Of July Closings

City of Paris – 4th of July Closings. Paris City Hall will be CLOSED on Monday, July 4th, 2022, in observance to Independence Day and will reopen at 7:30 am on Tuesday, July 5th. City of Paris Public Works Department will be CLOSED on Monday, July 4th, 2022, in...

Surprise Squad gives residents air conditioners

Inspiring students to love learning, that's what one Metro teacher manages to accomplish every day as he turns his classroom into a "hands on" experience. Future Habitat homeowners along with volunteers put the finishing touches on several homes in Sherwood Commons. Riverchase residents left with no place to go. Updated:...

Learning About The Monarch Butterfly At Tree Talk

Paris, Tenn.–Volunteer Susan Woods reads a book about Monarch Butterfly at the last Tree Talk Thursday at the Atkins-Porter Botanical Garden in Paris. Woods is a volunteer at both the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge in Springville and at Nathan Bedford State Park. The children learned about lifecycles and migration of the monarch and each got a butterfly weed plant to take home. (Shannon McFarlin photo).

Fireworks To Light Up Sky At Paris Landing On 4th Of July

Buchanan, Tenn.–Fireworks will be lighting up the night sky at Paris Landing State Park on the Fourth of July again this year. The fireworks display will be sponsored by the Henry County Tourism Authority, Paris-Henry County Jaycees and Friends of Paris Landing. David “Tater” Hayes, who has overseen the...

Peggy Conley Sanders Lockhart

Mrs. Peggy Conley Sanders Lockhart, 87, died at her residence Tuesday. She was born Sunday, October 28, 1934, in McLemoresville to Robert Franklin and Mary Jane Weatherford Jones. She was a homemaker, an excellent cook, and a member of Republican Grove Baptist Church. She was born in McLemoresville to Robert Franklin and Mary Jane Weatherford Jones. She is preceded in death by her parents, her first husband: Nelson Conley, her second husband: Ervin Sanders and a sister: Betty Doyle.

Nancy Rebecca Poston Brasher

Nancy Rebecca Poston Brasher, 70, of Decaturville, passed away Friday, July 1 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Nancy was born Jan. 8, 1952 in Crockett County to the late Frank and Martha Wayne Poston. She attended Vennard College in Iowa before going to cosmetology school. She was a retired beautician...
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Lexington Man Arrested on Federal Drug Charges

A 44-year-old Lexington man was taken into custody Tuesday morning, June 28, 2022, on a federal narcotic trafficking charge. Joel Lynn Arnold of Lexington was arrested by the Lexington Police Department, FBI Agents, Jackson Police Department, Dyersburg Police Department, and officers with the Safe Streets Task Force. The arrest occurred...