For many Henry Countians summer
means early mornings at the lake,
waiting for that bobber to disappear
beneath the water’s surface. For others
it means relaxing on the porch with a
big ol’ glass of sweet tea after mowing
the yard…yet again. Yes, it’s summer in
the South, and from our fishing trips
to our afternoons in the garden, we
There are plenty of fun reasons to
rise from our hammocks this season;
a trip to the Farmers Market at the
fairgrounds is a good one. Whether it
comes from local market vendors or
your own back yard, there are tasty
recipes for fresh summer produce in
Paris Cuisine by Annie Mayoza.
Hop in the car with Shannon McFarlin for a jaunt out Highway 54 to Yoder’s
Country Store (formerly Miller’s).
Have a sandwich and a visit with the
new owner and a peek at the recently
added nursery in Around Our Town.
Take a spin to the other end of the
county to the Old 23rd Restaurant at
Christopher Manor. The history, hospitality
and delicious fare make this new,
historic eatery well worth the drive.
Just up the river, spend time with
Susan Jones visiting with lake folks
about what they are reading. Turns out
it’s an eclectic list. Check out her good
finds in Arts and Entertainment. And
speaking of entertainment, don’t miss
John Watkins’ hilarious responses to
some letters that he “received” on the
art of gardening.
Our Spotlight shines on new Paris
City Manager Kim Foster. As a new
generation moves into local public
service, Foster discusses challenges,
mentors and more.
From history to health, there's plenty
of other great reading in this issue.
So stretch out in the hammock and
take things nice and slow with PARIS! in the Summer. And don’t forget the
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