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One killed in plane crash near Mulberry

Posted on May 4, 2015 at 3:59 pm

Authorities recovered the body of a Franklin County woman Monday afternoon from wreckage of a plane crash on a farm near Mulberry in northeastern Lincoln County, said Sheriff Murray Blackwelder from the scene. Officials identified her as 46-year-old Linda Bauman of Belvidere, a certified registered nurse anesthetist affiliated with the Winchester hospital. She was the pilot of the small single-engine plane that had taken off Sunday afternoon at about 2:30

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Plane Crash (2)

One killed in plane crash near Mulberry

Posted on May 4, 2015 at 3:59 pm

Authorities recovered the body of a Franklin County woman Monday afternoon from wreckage of a plane crash on a farm near Mulberry in northeastern Lincoln County, said Sheriff Murray Blackwelder from the scene. Officials identified her as 46-year-old Linda Bauman of Belvidere, a certified registered nurse anesthetist affiliated with the Winchester hospital. She was the pilot of the small single-engine plane that had taken off Sunday afternoon at about 2:30

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  • City’s ‘Dump the Junk’ gets underway Saturday

    Posted on May 1, 2015 at 9:48 am

    The annual Dump the Junk Community Spring Clean-up is just around the corner. The event, held by the City of Fayetteville, is set for Saturday, May 2, through Sunday, May 10, throughout Fayetteville. As part of the event, the City of Fayetteville will be conducting curb side pickup inside the city limits for the following items: limbs, leaves, household trash, rugs, auto batteries, tires (limit four) and household appliances. Items

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  • TVA fuel cost decreases in May

    Posted on May 1, 2015 at 5:45 am

    Fayetteville Public Utilities announced this week that electric customers will see a decrease in the Tennessee Valley Authority’s total monthly fuel charge of $1.17 for the average bill of 1,330 kilowatts effective May 1. The decrease of $1.17 reduces a customer’s average electric bill for 1,330 kilowatts from $143.10 in April to $141.93 in May. The month of May continues as a transition month for electric rates which means lower

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Sports

Lincoln County’s Breanna Owens had a pair of singles and an RBI in Lady Falcon softball action last week at home against Hazel Green. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

Lady Falcons drop district tourney opener

Posted on May 4, 2015 at 4:39 pm

Lincoln County High School’s Lady Falcons took a tough district tournament loss Saturday, going down to Shelbyville, 3-2. Columbia is the host school for this year’s tournament. Monday, the ladies went down at home to Hazel Green, 7-4. Saturday, LCHS gave up 2 runs in the fourth and 1 in the sixth. The two runs for the Lady Falcons came in the sixth on a 2-run RBI by Riley O’Neal.

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  • Tiger soccer team gets week of wins

    Posted on May 4, 2015 at 4:39 pm

    Fayetteville High School’s Tiger soccer team celebrated Senior Night prior to its win Tuesday night against Loretto’s Mustangs. Pictured are (from left) FHS Principal Eric Jones, Kris Black, John Strong, Osborn Cowell and Dr. Janine Wilson, director of schools. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Fayetteville High School’s Tiger soccer team had a big week with a 4-0 Senior Night win at home over Loretto and a 2-1 road trip victory over Tullahoma. Tuesday, prior to their game with Loretto, the Tigers honored three seniors, Kris Black, John Strong and Osborn Cowell. The game against the Mustangs belonged to FHS. Drew Bradford accounted for all four of the Tigers’ goals, the first taking Fayetteville into

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  • Falcon baseball team splits in district action

    Posted on May 4, 2015 at 4:38 pm

    Lincoln County High School’s Falcon baseball team honored seniors and parents prior to the team’s win last week over Lebanon. Upperclassmen on the 2015 team are Logan Smith, Chance Kimbrough, manager, Grady Wright, Keller Monks, Corey Hommerding and Tanner Gardner. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Lincoln County High School’s Falcon baseball team split in action last week, picking up a 3-1 Senior Night win at home over Lebanon, but dropping a heart-breaking 3-2 decision to Coffee County in a play-in game that brought their 2015 season to a close. LCHS finishes the year with a 9-16 overall record. Prior to the Falcons’ game with Lebanon, seniors Logan Smith, Chance Kimbrough, manager, Grady Wright, Keller Monks,

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Lifestyles

Mattie Smith, a student at Riverside Christian Academy, receives a vision test by Lion Don Combs and Jean Combs. The Lions recently completed their annual sight and hearing screening program for all Fayetteville and Lincoln County schools, as well as several other facilities.

Lions complete community screenings

Posted on May 4, 2015 at 3:21 pm

The Fayetteville Lions have just completed one of their signature community services — the annual sight and hearing screening program. There are three divisions in the program. First, Lions conduct annual sight and hearing screenings in local schools, screening students in grades kindergarten, second, fourth, sixth, eighth and ninth and special education. This year, they were asked to add first, third and fifth grades in the Lincoln County Schools. Second,

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  • Local museum open for touring

    Posted on May 4, 2015 at 3:21 pm

    The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Museum and Civic Center, located at 521 Main Ave. South in Fayetteville, is open for the 2015 season. The facility has one of the largest agricultural exhibits in the state and features the Adm. Frank B. Kelso Exhibit, including items sought by the Smithsonian. The museum also has a number of other exhibits linking the past with today. The museum is open for tours every Thursday, Friday

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  • BHS Class of ‘55 celebrates 60th

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 3:59 pm

    Boonshill Class of 1955 will observe its 60th anniversary on Saturday, May 16, at 4 p.m. at Shoney’s Restaurant in Fayetteville. Widows of five deceased classmates – Jack Mitchell, Bud Thorpe, Jimmy Cunningham, Terry Watson and David Burgess – are most welcome to attend. When this class began in 1951, there were 27 members; 13 of them graduated. The other 14 either moved out of the area, transferred to another

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Entertainment

Three performances remain this week for “The Dixie Swim Club”, a Southern Classic presented by Carriage House Players at the Lincoln County Museum and Civic Center. (From left) Donna Hartman, Brandi Barnes, Nancy Rutledge, Sara Jo Pierce and Brenda Wilkes portray the characters whose lives the play follows over the course of 33 years. Directing the production are Sarah Butler and Andrea Delap.

‘Dixie Swim Club’ staged in three more shows this week

Posted on May 4, 2015 at 3:16 pm

(Editor’s Note: The Times’ apologies – in last week’s edition, we erroneously stated that “The Dixie Swim Club” would be presented in only three performances, each of those being last week. That was incorrect. The play actually has three performances remaining this week.)   Carriage House Players’ production “The Dixie Swim Club” has three performances remaining this week – the play will be staged Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 7,

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  • FMS production nears

    Posted on April 30, 2015 at 12:59 pm

    FMS Production

    Kailey Osborne, Sara Clark, Hannah Giffin, Erin Bradford and Libby Peery prepare for the upcoming production of Disney’s Aladdin, Jr., produced by Fayetteville Middle School. The production will be May 11 and 12 at 6:30 p.m. and on May 13 for local schools in the FMS gymnasium. For more information, contact FMS at 438-2533.

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  • Open mic gives preview of Panoply sets

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 3:58 pm

    Open mic

    “We had a really great show last night,” said co-host Taylor Hoch in regards to Thursday evening’s open mic show at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center. “Turnout has been low since the advent of this beautiful weather, but we had a good roster of musicians and songwriters last night. We got to enjoy a bunch of original songs and lots of excellent musicianship.” Co-host Taylor Hoch opened the show with

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