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Elections set for next Tuesday

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 5:26 am

With early voting wrapping up Thursday of this week, Lincoln County Election Commission officials are ready for the state general, Fayetteville City, and Ardmore City elections to be held next Tuesday, Nov. 4. Precincts across the county will open at 9 a.m. Tuesday and remain open until 7 p.m. A sample ballot appears on Page 8B of this week’s edition of The Times. The proposed amendments to the state constitution

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Elections set for next Tuesday

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 5:26 am

With early voting wrapping up Thursday of this week, Lincoln County Election Commission officials are ready for the state general, Fayetteville City, and Ardmore City elections to be held next Tuesday, Nov. 4. Precincts across the county will open at 9 a.m. Tuesday and remain open until 7 p.m. A sample ballot appears on Page 8B of this week’s edition of The Times. The proposed amendments to the state constitution

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  • Bevels making progress in recovery

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 7:25 am

    Peggy Bevels

    Last Monday, Oct. 20, marked Peggy Bevels’ 60th day at Millennium Rehab in Huntsville, Ala., where she continues to recover after sustaining a stroke in late July. “Mother has made amazing progress and what is even more amazing is the fact that her personality and mischievous sense of humor is the same that we all know and love,” said Bevels’ daughter, Rhonda, last week. “Mother speaks in sentences and has

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  • Fire destroys Roxie Drive home

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 6:24 am

    A single-story home was totally destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon. “It was fully involved when it was called in,” said Mike Hall, director of the Emergency Management Agency. Both Parks City and Central stations responded to Roxie Drive to fight the fire at the wood frame with brick facing structure. “No one was inside,” Hall said. “There was a guy outside and he got the animals out.” Hall said he

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Sports

Riverside Christian Academy’s cross-country teams finished their season at the Middle Tennessee Athletic Conference (MTAC) championship meet in Brentwood. The Knights’ varsity girls’ cross-country team won the conference championship for the second year in a row, and nine RCA runners were elected to the all conference team in their respective divisions. Pictured (from left) are Carlee Cowan, Baylee Patterson, Jessica England, Kelly Gleghorn, Leah Hampton, Megan Green, Rebecca Sain, Mary Grace Hamilton and Kayla Hunt.

RCA’s X-C team back-to-back conference champions

Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:15 pm

Riverside Christian Academy’s cross-country teams finished their season on Thursday at the Middle Tennessee Athletic Conference Championship meet in Brentwood. The Knights’ varsity girls’ cross-country team won the conference championship for the second year in a row and nine RCA runners were elected to the All Conference Team in their respective divisions. “We had another very successful season this year. I was pleased with everyone’s results at the championship meet.

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  • Falcons get big homecoming, senior night win

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    Lincoln County’s Luke Fullerton (45) and T.J. Crabtree (2) make a big stop deep in their own territory in action Friday night against Tullahoma. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    No matter if Lincoln County gets a shot at a playoff game, the Falcons have shown they are committed to playing hard through the schedule, picking up two big district wins in the final games of the regular season. Coming off a victory over Coffee County, LCHS shut out Tullahoma’s Wildcats 34-0 Friday night, capping off a senior night/homecoming celebration. Lincoln County finishes the 2014 regular season at 4-6. With

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  • Lady Knights win volleyball conference title

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:14 pm

    RCA’s middle school volleyball team won the conference championship last week in dominant fashion with a 15-0 conference record. Team members are (front, from left) Caeli Finch, Sydney Ashby, Samantha Stewart, Chloe Frame, (rear) Ellie Hammons (Tournament MVP), Victoria Simms, Savannah Satterfield, Libby Wright (All Conference Team), Rachel Hill (All Conference Team) and Head Coach Patty Wright.

    Riverside Christian Academy’s middle school volleyball team won the Middle Tennessee Athletic Conference (MTAC) championship last week in dominant fashion. The Lady Knights were 15-0 in conference play this season with 12 regular season and three tournament wins. Not only did the Lady Knights not drop a conference match all season, they did not even drop a conference set; they won every conference match in two sets. The team’s overall

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Lifestyles

Cashion Home

Alpha Kappa Home Tour a highlight of Host

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 4:07 pm

The Alpha Kappa Home Tour, a Host of Christmas Past tradition, features five of the community’s most beautiful homes on display for the holiday season. This year’s Home Tour, set for Sunday, Nov. 9, from 1 until 5 p.m., features the Bivens Home at 510 Shelbyville Highway, Barrett Home at 307 Washington Street East, Gentle Home at 307 Mulberry Avenue, Cashion Home at 239 Old Mulberry Road and the Ward

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  • Host festival kicks off the holiday season

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 4:06 pm

    Christmas wreath

    Fayetteville’s 22nd Annual Host of Christmas Past will once again ring in the holidays here, offering something for all ages, from the young to the young at heart. A special highlight of this year’s festival, set for Nov. 7-9, is the Kids Village located on the First Baptist Church parking lot. There, snow is guaranteed to fall, and kids ages 10 and under are invited to bring their gloves and

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  • Cold Water Challenge

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Cold Water Challenge (18) -- this one

    Goodman employees take the Cold Water Challenge to help raise funds for the Heart Walk. Pictured here are the top two fundraisers, (from left) John Lovette and Edward Ungacta. Ungacta raised $342 and Lovette raised $232. Together, Goodman employees raised $1,268 through this event. So far, Goodman has raised more than $21,268 for the Heart Walk this year. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pearson   Diane Tate, organizer of Goodman’s

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Entertainment

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‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ nears

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 9:04 pm

Some of the members of the angel choir in Carriage House Players’ production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever are (front, from left) Caragan Howell, Olivia Posey, Julie Eakin, Bekah Eakin, (second row) Anna Claire Dickey, Leah Beard, Abigail Satterfield, Audrey Satterfield, Carly Little, (third row) Sara Mann, Tessa Aldridge, Erin Young and Anna Kaye Lowrence. Performances are Nov. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. and

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  • Eerie feel to this week’s open mic night

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 4:04 pm

    Open Mic

    There was a great turn-out for Thursday night’s open mic at the Arts Center in Fayetteville, and the show’s hosts, Taylor Hoch and Ron Hackett, are looking forward to an even bigger turn-out for this week’s Halloween Party open mic. Singer songwriter Taylor Hoch opened the show, accompanied by Jay Jernigan on lead guitar and background vocals, and they were joined by percussionist Ron Adcock. They played a set of

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  • ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’ staged at Motlow

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    The Motlow College drama department is eager to delight children with its production of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” beginning Wednesday, Oct. 29, according to Jeannie Gallant, associate professor of communications at Motlow and director of the production. Performances will be held on the Moore County campus in Eoff Hall for area school children, as well as the general public. The play is based on the Hans Christian Anderson folktale of

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