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Ségolène Royal denies banning cleav...

Ségolène Royal denies banning cleavage at French ministry

Ségolène Royal, French President François Hollande's former partner and the mother of his four children, has denied claims she ordered female staff at the Environment Ministry to "dress appropriately" and avoid revealing tops.
New far-right mayor moves to quash ...

New far-right mayor moves to quash Paris region mosque

The recently elected far-right mayor of a Parisian suburb has not wasted any time in following through on one of his campaign promises: upend a project for a new mosque.
Gay marriage, one year on: ?French ...

Gay marriage, one year on: ?French civilisation did not crumble?

On Tuesday, one day before the one-year anniversary of the legalisation of gay marriage and adoption in France, French politician Jean-Luc Romero tweeted: ?Our civilisation did not crumble, despite the alarmist predictions.?
French hostage Gilberto Rodrigues L...

French hostage Gilberto Rodrigues Leal has died, Islamists say

French national Gilberto Rodrigues Leal, who was held hostage in Mali since being kidnapped in November 2012, has died, the MUJAO Islamist group said Tuesday.
Echoes of 2pac and Biggie? French r...

Echoes of 2pac and Biggie? French rap feud turns violent

A French rap star has been charged with assault after a brawl at a Paris shop owned by a rival rapper left a young man fighting for his life in the latest chapter of an ongoing feud between two of the music genre?s biggest names.
New anti-radicalisation plans aimed...

New anti-radicalisation plans aimed at fighting jihadism

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (pictured) will submit an anti-radicalisation plan to the cabinet on Wednesday aimed at stopping youths from joining jihadist groups in Syria.

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Russia orders military drills as Uk...

Russia orders military drills as Ukraine moves on separatists

Russia announced on Thursday that it had ordered military exercises along its border with Ukraine following moves by Ukrainian government forces against pro-Russian separatists occupying public buildings in the country?s east.
Ukraine troops launch assault on re...

Ukraine troops launch assault on rebel stronghold, take checkpoint

Ukrainian troops on Thursday launched an assault on the eastern rebel stronghold of Slaviansk, taking control of a checkpoint north of the city and prompting rebels to evacuate civilians from the occupied city hall and take up defensive positions.
Video: Mayor in east Ukraine ready ...

Video: Mayor in east Ukraine ready ?to turn Slaviansk into battlefield?

The self-proclaimed mayor of Slaviansk in Ukraine?s east remains firm on fighting any Kiev attempt to try to recapture the city, saying that he is prepared to turn the separatist stronghold into a battlefield if necessary.
US soldiers arrive in Poland as Ukr...

US soldiers arrive in Poland as Ukraine crisis continues

The first contingent of US Army paratroopers has landed in Poland for military exercises amid tensions with Russia over Ukraine.
Turkish PM offers condolences to de...

Turkish PM offers condolences to descendants of Armenians killed in 1915

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday offered condolences to the descendants of victims of the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman troops during World War I.
Ukraine to relaunch offensive in th...

Ukraine to relaunch offensive in the east after politican 'tortured'

Ukraine's acting President Oleksandr Turchinov called for "anti-terrorist" operations in the east of the country to resume after the body of a local politician from his own party was found Tuesday showing signs of torture.

Parisbeacon.com

P-B now offers text news alerts

P-B now offers text news alerts

SHAWN STORIE, sstorie@parisbeacon.com
Beacon to launch new website

Beacon to launch new website

SAM SOTTOSANTONews Reportersams@parisbeacon.com
Mayo students enjoy art class

Mayo students enjoy art class

SAM SOTTOSANTO,News Reportersams@parisbeacon.com
Focus and scope of effort will be d...

Focus and scope of effort will be down-sized due to lack of funding

Paris Beacon-News Report As CAMA, Inc. (originally the Coalition Against Methamphetamine Abuse) celebrates 10 years in the community as a non-profit substance abuse prevention coalition; it faces a major reduction in funding that will result in the elimination of resources and therefore the scope of efforts in Edgar and Clark Counties.

Theparisnews.com

Blazers return home with a 2-0 adva...

Blazers return home with a 2-0 advantage

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) ? Houston has a LaMarcus Aldridge problem.
Armstrong teammate Hincapie pens st...

Armstrong teammate Hincapie pens stark memoir

George Hincapie was the "Loyal Lieutenant" who helped Lance Armstrong to seven Tour de France titles, only to later provide the key testimony that brought his downfall.
Ducks stumble home even with Dallas...

Ducks stumble home even with Dallas for Game 5

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) ? Two-thirds of the Anaheim Ducks' top line is injured, including their captain and leading scorer. Their most beloved player has been benched, and their rookie goalie looks shaki
2-week truce for hot sauce maker, C...

2-week truce for hot sauce maker, California city

LOS ANGELES (AP) ? A cooling-off period has been called in the fight between the makers of a popular hot sauce and the Southern California city that says its air is too spicy to bear.
Study links California drought to g...

Study links California drought to global warming

WASHINGTON (AP) ? A new study asserts a link between climate change, the intensifying California drought and the polar vortex blamed for the recent harsh winter.
University: Unclear if sperm mix-up...

University: Unclear if sperm mix-up intentional

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) ? The University of Utah says investigators cannot determine if a Texas couple's sperm sample was intentionally switched with that of a convicted felon working at its fertility cli

Theparisnews.com Sports

Mavs roll past Spurs 113-92, even s...

Mavs roll past Spurs 113-92, even series at 1-1

Blowing their playoff opener turned out to be great therapy for the Dallas Mavericks.
Court tosses ex-Oklahoma State play...

Court tosses ex-Oklahoma State player's conviction

Oklahoma's criminal appeals court has overturned the conviction of a former Oklahoma State basketball player accused of sexually assaulting two women at an off-campus party in 2010.
Stars even with Ducks after 4-2 win...

Stars even with Ducks after 4-2 win in Game 4

The young Dallas Stars keep overcoming early 2-0 deficits. With their latest comeback in Game 4, they are now even with the top-seeded Anaheim Ducks.
Perez helps Rangers sweep A's with ...

Perez helps Rangers sweep A's with 3-0 win

With the Texas rotation ravaged by injuries early in the season, Martin Perez has more than filled the void.
Texas State baseball coach Harringt...

Texas State baseball coach Harrington wins 500th

Texas State coach Ty Harrington earned his 500th Division I victory with the Bobcats' 2-0 win over Baylor on Wednesday night.
Cowboys' playoff fate likely to be ...

Cowboys' playoff fate likely to be settled on road

The Dallas Cowboys will have to be a good road team if they're even in position to end a four-year playoff drought in 2014.

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DOTSONVILLE: Thank you to Woodlawn ...

DOTSONVILLE: Thank you to Woodlawn United Methodist Church

Saturday has become my chore day, and I have noticed on Saturdays as I drive by Woodlawn United Methodist Church members are standing by to offer food to those who need a hand.

Student speeches pass the Four-Way ...

Student speeches pass the Four-Way Test

Christian Schweer of Franklin High School and Maria Botha of Independence High School won first and second place respectively at the Franklin Noon Rotary club speech contest.

Around the Community: Pretty is as ...

Around the Community: Pretty is as pretty does

No one really talks about it, but one of the main issues preventing women from getting along with other women is jealousy.

2 Suspects From Davidson Co. Wanted...

2 Suspects From Davidson Co. Wanted In Paris Shooting

PARIS, Tenn. A search is underway for two suspects from Davidson County wanted in connection with a shooting in Henry County.

Sanctuary of Paris, Tenn. church va...

Sanctuary of Paris, Tenn. church vandalized

A church in Paris, Tenn. was turned upside down by vandals Wednesday evening. According to the Paris Post-Intelligencer , authorities responded to a burglary call from Bethesda United Methodist Church around 5:30 p.m. and found a flag pole sticking through one of the entrances.

James D. Harding

James D. Harding

James D. Harding, 69, of Belfast passed away at a local hospital facility Saturday March 29. He was born Nov. 15, 1944 in Paris, Tenn., a son of the late Everett and Mary Harding.

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