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DUI checkpoint

THP sets sobriety checkpoints

Posted on November 21, 2014 at 7:58 am

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a sobriety roadside safety checkpoint on Eldad Road, three-tenths of a mile east of Grisham Road beginning at 10 p.m. on Nov. 28. Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills more than 16,000 people and injures 305,000 others every year in the United States. Troopers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. Troopers will target those who operate a

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DUI checkpoint

THP sets sobriety checkpoints

Posted on November 21, 2014 at 7:58 am

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a sobriety roadside safety checkpoint on Eldad Road, three-tenths of a mile east of Grisham Road beginning at 10 p.m. on Nov. 28. Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills more than 16,000 people and injures 305,000 others every year in the United States. Troopers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. Troopers will target those who operate a

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  • City officials honored

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 8:25 am

    City Officials Honored (3)

    Outgoing city officials were honored during last week’s Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen. State Sen. Jim Tracy and State Rep. Pat Marsh were on hand to honor Mayor John Ed Underwood who has served the City of Fayetteville either as an alderman or mayor for almost 30 years, and the mayor honored outgoing aldermen Tom Young, who finished his first term in office, and Marty Pepper, who has served

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  • Owen named Agent of the Year

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    Dan Owen (at right), University of Tennessee extension agent for Lincoln County, receives the 4-H Youth Agent of the Year Award from Larry Moorehead, Moore County extension agent.

    Dan Owen, University of Tennessee extension agent in Lincoln County, was recently named Central Region 4-H Youth Agent of the Year by the Tennessee Association of Extension Agents and Specialists. Dan is a native of Lincoln County and the son of Harold and Jeannette Owen of Blanche. He has been employed with the Extension Service since 1995 as a 4-H agent. He started with UT Extension in Bedford County and

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Sports

FHS aids nursing home residents

Posted on November 20, 2014 at 2:23 pm

Fayetteville City Lady Tigers’ basketball Team is collecting sweat suits, sweat shirts or pants to give to nursing home residents. Collection will take place on Saturday, Nov. 29, from 8 a.m. until 12 noon. Drop-off locations include McDonalds and Advanced Financial. McDonalds will be handing out coupons for every new item donated. The Lady Tigers’ motto is “giving our all on and off the court!”

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  • Lady Falcon soccer awards

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 10:24 am

    lady falcon soccer awards

    The LCHS Lady Falcon Soccer team celebrated its 2014 season last week. Those honored are (from left) Darian Norman, Leadership Award; Sydney Fee, Senior Award, Leadership Award, Midfielder of the Year and Most Valuable Player; Lauren Bradley, Defensive Player of the Year; Hayley McGee, Senior Award; Caragan Treola, Forward of the Year; and Lily Fisk, Rookie of the Year. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

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  • Lady Tigers open with two wins

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 2:26 pm

    Fayetteville High School's Nesya Buchanan (23) led for the Lady Tigers in action last week at home against Richland's Lady Raiders. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Fayetteville High School’s Lady Tigers opened their first week of action with wins over Mt. Pleasant and Richland. At home Monday in their season opener, the ladies matched up with Mt. Pleasant in a girls-only game and finished on top, 42-36. Thursday, the Lady Tigers finished with the win over the Lady Raiders, 53-26. In action with Richland, the ladies led at the end of one, 9-6; they would not

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Lifestyles

Ardmore home tour aids library

Posted on November 21, 2014 at 5:23 am

Friends of the Ardmore Public Library are hosting Christmas Tour of Homes on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 3 until 7 p.m. Included on the tour are homes of Alisha Schrimsher, Andy and Cecelia Hargrove, Wade and Crystal Boggs, Elayne Shannon, Kevin and Ginger Dunn, Jerry and Mattie Lipham and the newly renovated Ronny Cornelison Building. Tickets are $10 and can be picked up from The Ardmore Public Library, Friends of

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  • Home Tour volunteers

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    Home Tour Volunteers

    Dr. Linda Gentle, whose home was on this year’s Alpha Kappa Home Tour, expresses appreciation to Riverside Christian Academy student volunteers for their help with the recent tour. Pictured (front, from left) are Shea Mincher, Abby Sells, Allison Lee, Mary Grace Hamilton, Lauren Harris, Sarah Hammell, (second row) Ezell, Kristin Trahin, Holly Gray, Seth Finch and Glenn Hammons.

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  • Class of 1952

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 6:22 am

    Class of 1952

    Pictured here are members of Boonshill High School 1952 graduating class, which met recently for their 62nd reunion. Since 1987 they have been meeting every year. This year they met at Sarge’s restaurant in Frankewing. Kim and Alexis King handled the decorations and food serving. Pictured are (seated, from left) Brenda Cole, Morgan Blair Towry, Austin Stubblefield, Joyce Ready Langford, Shirley Spray, Joyce Smith, Nancy Jayne Patterson (guest), (standing) Peggy

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Entertainment

Marilyn Harris, a singer/songwriter from Tullahoma, sings as percussionist Ron Adcock backs her up during the continuing Open Mic Night series held at the Fayetteville Arts Center each Thursday evening.

Guests brave the cold as Open Mic series continues

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 8:20 am

“Record cold temperatures didn’t hinder our weekly performing art show,” said the show’s host, Ron Hackett, noting that about 20 people braved the weather to participate and listen to the seven acts that performed as part of the continuing Open Mic Night series held at Fayetteville Art Center. Several of the show’s regular performers, including Hackett’s co-host Taylor Hoch, were not able to attend because of illness, but they will

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  • Voices of CHP

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    Voices of CHP

    The folks at Carriage House Players have been hard at work preparing for their newest stage production, “The Sights and Sounds of Christmas.”  The Voices of Carriage will present this show, containing 48 Christmas songs on Nov. 21 and 22 and again on Dec. 5 and 6 at the Lincoln County Museum & Civic Center. Tickets, $10 for adults and $5 for students, can be purchased at Bagley & Bagley,

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  • City Christmas Parade set Dec. 6

    Posted on November 11, 2014 at 5:12 pm

    Fayetteville Christmas Parade (28)

    The City of Fayetteville Parks & Recreation Department’s Annual Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, at 5 p.m. “Santa’s Toyland” is this year’s parade theme. Applications to participate can be picked up at the Recreation Center on Winchester Highway or call 931-433-6059 Deadline to enter is Wednesday, Dec. 3.

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