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Tennessee State Fire Marshal

State fire marshal advises, ‘Close the door’

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 5:43 pm

“Close the Door!” That is what Gary West, state fire marshal, is telling Tennesseans in an effort to save more lives if a fire should occur. “A door is one of the best pieces of firefighting and lifesaving equipment,” said West. “If you leave a room that is on fire, simply closing the door behind you can be the best decision you make.” Closing the door reduces fire growth and

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal

State fire marshal advises, ‘Close the door’

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 5:43 pm

“Close the Door!” That is what Gary West, state fire marshal, is telling Tennesseans in an effort to save more lives if a fire should occur. “A door is one of the best pieces of firefighting and lifesaving equipment,” said West. “If you leave a room that is on fire, simply closing the door behind you can be the best decision you make.” Closing the door reduces fire growth and

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  • Drexler thanks responders for saving his life

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 6:33 am

    Raymond Drexler (center) meets with Lincoln Medical EMS and Huntsville MedFlight personnel to thank them for saving his life recently. Pictured are (from left) Matt Ulrich, flight paramedic, Tim Knueven, pilot, both with Huntsville MedFlight; Drexler; Jamie Whorley, paramedic, Lincoln Medical EMS; and Kim Hellums, flight nurse, Huntsville Med Flight. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pearson

    Raymond Drexler, 67, has been in life-threatening situations throughout his lifetime, but it was while he was in his home in late August that he found himself in the fight of his life. As a young man, Drexler served in the Marine Corps. He served two tours in Vietnam and worked in bomb disposal. When he retired from the Marines, he joined the National Guard full time and continued his

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  • Fraud, financial abuse focus of senior program

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 6:41 am

    The Adult Abuse Coalition of South Central Tennessee is sponsoring the 10th annual statewide campaign to educate and inform all Tennesseans about fraud and financial abuse of seniors and disabled adults. Governor Bill Haslam is set to sign the official proclamation to proclaim October as Fraud & Financial Abuse Awareness Month in Tennessee. In recognition of Fraud and Financial Abuse Awareness Month, the Coalition will be coordinating several events and

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Sports

Riverside Christian Academy’s Seth Finch (4) pulls in an impressive one-handed catch for a touchdown during action Friday night. ~ Photo by Evan Buck

Knights fall to Webb School

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:50 pm

The Riverside Christian Academy Knights fell to Webb School on Friday night with a final score of 54-20. Webb scored two touchdowns and two, two-point conversions before the Knights got on the board with a four-yard catch for a touchdown by Glenn Hammons. Luke Eakes added on the Knights’ two-point conversion on a run to the end zone. Webb would score three more touchdowns and two more two-point conversions before

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  • Falcons get big win over Red Raiders

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:50 pm

    Falcon Dillion Jean scored both touchdowns for Lincoln County in action Friday night on the road at Coffee County. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    The Falcons picked up a big district win on the road Friday night, defeating Coffee County 17-7. It was expected to be a high-scoring shootout. The Red Raiders had averaged 30 points a game putting up 55 on Franklin County and 42 on Columbia. But, the Falcon defense didn’t give up the big play. Offensively, LCHS brought more of a running game with 258 yards on the ground and played

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  • Volleyball season ends in regionals

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    Lincoln County High School’s Alex Ashley makes the play at the net in region tournament action last week against the Siegel Lady Stars. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    The Lady Falcon volleyball season came to an end in the first round of region tournament action as the ladies fell 0-3 to the #3 state ranked Lady Stars from Siegel. Lincoln County wraps up its season with a 10-3 record in district and regional action. With two seniors on the team, Danielle Carroll and Taylor Mitchell, the future for Lady Falcon volleyball looks bright. “We did not perform to

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Lifestyles

Barrett Home

Alpha Kappa Home Tour, a holiday tradition, nears

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 5:37 am

Continuing more than a century of service to the community, Fayetteville’s Alpha Kappa Club is investing in the future, supporting students through college scholarships. The Alpha Kappa Home Tour, a holiday tradition in Fayetteville-Lincoln County, is the club’s one and only fundraiser to finance that effort. This year’s Home Tour, set for Sunday, Nov. 9, from 1 until 5 p.m., showcases five of Fayetteville-Lincoln County’s most beautiful and interesting homes

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  • Crafters plan Christmas show

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    Mark your calendars for the Elk Valley Crafters’ 20th annual Christmas Show. The event will be held Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 9, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Lincoln County High School. Admission to the show and parking are free. There will be a variety of crafts – something for everyone, say organizers. Exhibitors not only come from Lincoln County but

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  • Let ARP help with Thanksgiving meal

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    Let some fabulous cooks with the Fayetteville ARP Church make your Thanksgiving meal less stressful, and at the same time, help a worthy cause, the Mission for Madrid. One-hundred percent of the proceeds from the bake sale will go toward Fayetteville ARP Church sending a mission team to Madrid, Spain, in July 2015. Sides available for purchase are corn casserole, green bean casserole, holiday potatoes and sweet potato casserole. A

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Entertainment

Kameron Jones sings an original song at the weekly Arts Center performing arts show held Thursday evening.

Art Center plans Halloween-themed edition

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 9:32 am

At Thursday night’s open mic at the Arts Center in Fayetteville, it was decided that the open mic on Thursday, Oct. 30, will be a special Halloween themed edition. Performers and audience are encouraged to come in costume. There will be some special Halloween treats available, and hosts Ron Hackett and Taylor Hoch encouraged all performers to think of Halloween related material to perform. “If you have a ghost story

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  • Flintville Bazaar offers something for everyone

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:32 pm

    Flintville Bazaar

    As the holidays draw near and thoughts turn to gifts and decorating for the season, Flintville Baptist Church has set Saturday, Nov. 1, for its 4th Annual Old Fashion Bazaar, an event that offers something for everyone. This Bazaar, “You’ll Be Amazed at What You’ll Find”, will be held in the church’s newly completed Christian Life Center from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. “Our bazaar offers baked goods, gourmet items,

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  • FPU launches Watch TV Everywhere service

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    FPU New Artwork Vector

    Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) makes it easy for cable subscribers to watch some of their favorite cable programming anywhere they go with a free service called Watch TV Everywhere. Watch TV Everywhere is available on your PC, laptop, iPad, iPhone, Android and other similar devices. “We live in a world of instant information and portable entertainment,” said FPU’s CEO and General Manager Britt Dye. “With this new service, our customers

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