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ABOUT THIS MONTH'S COVER:
In the stillness of an early morning, Vickie Miller of Puryear captured the beautiful autumn foliage emerging from a lifting fog. She is the president of the Friends of Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge.
It’s fall, y’all!
It’s funny to be writing about autumn with temps in the 90s, but my theory
is, “If the Patriots are playing ball, it’s fall, y’all!”
you didn’t go back to school this August, there’s plenty to learn in this
issue of PARIS! For example, who knew that there was a Bell Witch connection
to Henry County? Shannon McFarlin explores that historical link in
Reminiscence. And for more bizarre spookiness, check out her feature on
Enough scary stuﬀ, let’s move on to
accolades. Bobby Milam was recently named the Chamber’s Person of the Year.
PARIS! puts Milam In the Spotlight with an article from Kathy Ray.
Auctioneer Junior Staggs is no longer just an auctioneer; he’s an
award-winning auctioneer. Shannon McFarlin tells his fascinating story. And
ﬁnally, a local business and a national organization hit milestones this
year. Read how Trolinger’s and the Future Farmers of America celebrated
their 100-year anniversaries.
Lots of Henry Countians don’t realize
that The Trail of Tears came right through Paris. Gary Collier relates that
story, and his family’s mission with the children of Cherokee, North
Carolina. While we’re in the neighborhood of East Tennessee, ﬁnd out what
you can do to help Gatlinburg rebound after the 2016 ﬁres.
for something light? Garden Guru John Watkins goes on a comical rant about
what drives him crazy in the garden. Karen Geary relates the story of Henry
County native Sue Green’s years as personal assistant to rock legend Joe
Cocker. And Bill Neese tells the charming tale of his greatest defender and
Finally, Larry Ray oﬀers little known history on the
Parkhill family and their surprising Civil War story. There’s plenty more
with Paris Cuisine, Dining Guide and a Calendar of Events.
Autumn and enjoy PARIS! magazine,
Editor and Publisher of PARIS! Magazine