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Two charged after multiple burglaries

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 5:19 am

Two local men were arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies last week following a month-long investigation into area burglaries. Sheriff Murray Blackwelder said that the multiple burglaries occurred at the same residence located on the south side of the county. The burglaries involved the theft of personal belongings, furniture, household items and antique glassware. “We recovered part of the property, but we’re still trying to recover some of the other

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Two charged after multiple burglaries

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 5:19 am

Two local men were arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies last week following a month-long investigation into area burglaries. Sheriff Murray Blackwelder said that the multiple burglaries occurred at the same residence located on the south side of the county. The burglaries involved the theft of personal belongings, furniture, household items and antique glassware. “We recovered part of the property, but we’re still trying to recover some of the other

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  • Fall semester app deadline for Motlow Aug. 17

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:17 pm

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    Students planning on attending Motlow College this fall must submit an application for admission or readmission by Aug. 17, according to Greer Alsup, director of admissions and records at the College. Students can apply online until midnight on the 17th. Online applications can be accessed from the “Apply Now” tab on the Motlow College website at www.mscc.edu. Also, staff members are available at all Motlow locations to help students with

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  • Back to School Mobile Pantry set Saturday

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 1:17 pm

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    Hands of Mercy Outreach Center’s Back to School Mobile Pantry will be held Saturday, July 26, with food distribution beginning at 11 a.m. at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. Food will be distributed to about 250 people with identification and proof of Lincoln County residency. During the Back to School Mobile Pantry, a limited number of school backpacks, along with school supplies, will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Tiger practice

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:10 pm

Fayetteville High School’s Coach Alvin Palmer (standing at right) talks to his team at the end of practice last week. The Tigers are working to get their second season underway as a varsity program in 2014. On Aug. 1, FHS travels to Cornersville for a preseason scrimmage. On Aug. 8, the Tigers have a scrimmage scheduled in Tullahoma. Then, on Aug. 15, Fayetteville will play in a jamboree game at

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  • 7-on-7 scrimmage

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:10 pm

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    Lincoln County High School’s Hunter Meeks brings in a catch for a score in Falcon football’s 7-on-7 passing scrimmage against Ardmore last week at LCHS. Eight varsity teams participated in the event. The Falcons begin workouts in full pads Monday with scrimmages against Ravenwood on July 31, Riverdale on Aug. 1 and Moore County on Aug. 8. On Aug. 15, LCHS will play in a jamboree in Shelbyville. The Falcons

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  • Lions Club Football Jamboree set Aug. 9

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:10 pm

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    The 21st Annual Fayetteville Lions Club Jamboree will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, at Lincoln High School’s Meadows/Thompson Stadium beginning at 5 p.m. with eight teams playing two quarters each. Tickets are $4 for pre-sale from the schools and all proceeds stay with the respective schools. Tickets at the gate are $5. Concessions will be available. Huntland takes on Flintville in the first match-up. Blanche meets South Lincoln in the

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Lifestyles

Teresa Brown, Imagination Library director, meets with members of the Casey Manderson family at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Li-brary. There, the children chose some new books from Imagination Li-brary to replace books in their collection that were blown away or de-stroyed in the April 28 tornado. Pictured are (from left) Teresa Brown; Riley, age nine; Miranda Manderson, mother; and Layne, age five.

Imagination Library helps family replace books lost to tornadoes

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 2:01 pm

When the April 28 tornado hit Lincoln County, the Casey Manderson family was safe inside their storm shelter. The building where the children’s books and toys and the Mandersons’ other possessions were stored was destroyed. The Mandersons had been staying with Casey’s parents, Bill and Donna Reavis, while their new home was being built.  An old mechanic’s shop at the home on Old Lincoln Road was a perfect place for

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  • STLS celebrates 5th anniversary, plans fundraisers

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 10:02 am

    The Southern Tennessee Ladies’ Society is celebrating its fifth anniversary year. The vision of nine founding members with a mission of awarding scholarships to graduating seniors in Coffee, Franklin, Grundy, Lincoln and Moore counties has become a reality, giving over $90,000 to 35 graduating seniors. Gayla Suddarth, one of the organization’s founding members, said, “I am so proud to have been part of the formation, launch and amazing growth of

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  • Miss Lincoln County Fair nears

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:01 pm

    Miss Lincoln County Fair Beauty Contest is back at the Fairgrounds this year and will be held Monday, Sept. 8. The event begins with the “Little Miss Lincoln County Fair” contest beginning at 6 p.m. This contest is for girls ages 4-6 years old as of the date of the contest. For more information, contact Julie Jean at (931) 993-8959. Immediately following that event, the “Miss Teen Lincoln County Fair”

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State Fair’s Taste of Tennessee expands to two nights

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:06 pm

Tennessee State Fair’s Taste of Tennessee has expanded to two nights. Opening weekend at the Tennessee State Fair will provide again this year an opportunity for fairgoers to taste the best of Tennessee except this year the special tasting event will include much more than a variety of locally brewed beers and ales. Introduced at last year’s Fair as a one-night event, the Taste of Tennessee was received with such

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  • CHP’s Willy Wonka nears

    Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    The Oompa Loompas are working hard, getting ready for your arrival on opening night, July 24, 7 p.m., at Carriage House Players’ production of Willy Wonka. Pictured (front, from left) are Meredith Harrington, Luci Hunt, (second row) Anna Claire Dickey, McKenna Davis, Gavin Williams, Rachel Benson, (third row) Trace Williams, Tessa Aldridge, Trinity Lones, Sonya Williams, Caleb Beard, (fourth row) Marae Miller and Reagan Brady.

    Carriage House Players’ production of Willy Wonka is set to open Thursday, July 24, at 7 p.m. All performances of Willy Wonka will be at the Adnia Rice Theater at Lincoln County High School. Additional performances will be July 25, 26, 31 and Aug. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and July 27 and Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at regular ticket outlets: Bagley &

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  • Vanntown Fourth of July fun

    Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:18 pm

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      Once again this year folks in the Vanntown community gathered for the annual Fourth of July Parade along Mason Road. The event started several years ago with a small gathering, but it has since grown tremendously, involving a large number of people and becoming very special to the community. Here (above), Lola and Ellie Davis, the daughters of Andy and Casey Davis, enjoy the parade, while (below) Billy Ogle

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