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FHS shrinks world, welcomes exchange students

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 4:30 pm

Fayetteville High School is shrinking the world, welcoming a dozen foreign exchange students this school year. This year’s group of foreign exchange students represents Italy, Brazil, South Korea, Australia, Spain, Honduras, Vietnam, Thailand, Germany and Belgium. Welcoming these students as Tigers is beneficial not only to the visiting students but also to the student body and staff who get to experience a variety of cultures under one roof. “It’s one

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  • Welch joins CDC as new manager

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    Ashley Welch

    Fayetteville-Lincoln County Child Development Center’s new manager and home-based teacher Ashley Welch says teaching children is her passion. She knew early on in high school that she wanted to teach children. A Flintville resident, she graduated from Lincoln County High School in 2007. Upon graduating from Middle Tennessee State University, where she had a concentration in the early childhood program, she was hired at the Shelbyville Head Start program. Welch,

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  • DAR chapter sponsors essay contest

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    The Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has announced that the chapter will again participate in the national organization’s essay contest for students. The American History Essay Contest is for grades five through eight. The theme this year is “The year 2015 will mark the 125th anniversary of Ellis Island as an Immigration Station”. A local winner will be selected from each grade and will

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  • Philanthropic Society hosts coffee at Motlow

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    The Motlow Ladies Philanthropic Society will host its annual Fall Coffee at the Fayetteville Center on Monday, Oct. 13, at 10 a.m. MLPS is a group of women dedicated to making a difference in the lives of other women, with the main focus being on the non-traditional (23 years and over) students in need of financial assistance. Donations aid women who do not qualify for the HOPE scholarship and who

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  • Rabbit show

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    Rabbit Show --

    Lincoln County Fair competitors in the Rabbit Show are pictured here with their winning rabbits. Pictured are (from left) Carly George and her Reserve in Show, Cinnamon; Zoe Duskin and her Best of Show Dwarf, Hotot; Clay Owen and his Best of Breed, Dutch; and Jana Owen and her Best Opposite, Dutch.

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  • FFA Horse Judging team gets big wins

    Posted on September 22, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    Lincoln County’s FFA Horse Judging team has had a successful season thus far. Pictured here are (front, from left) Katie Mitchell, Jordyn Atkinson, Destiny Nichols, (rear) Sydney Williams, Baylee Parton, Brad Parton, Amber Gentry and Katilyn Lewter.

    The Lincoln County FFA Horse Judging team recently completed their fall Career Development Event. Team members attended both contests and workshops since the start of this school year to enhance their evaluation skills. They participated in the Tennessee Walking Horse Celebration at the All Youth Day event on Aug. 24 in Shelbyville. A variety of Tennessee Walking Horses classes were judged, including Country Pleasure, Western 2-gait, English 2-gait, In-Hand Mares,

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  • Local team takes horse judging title

    Posted on September 22, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    Tennessee Walking Horse Youth Judging Contest junior members from Lincoln County placed third as a team in conformation classes, first in performance classes and were the overall championship team. Team members pictured here are (from left) Baylee Parton, Taylor Butcher, Brad Parton, Emileigh Vaughn and Aubrey Malone. Not pictured is Clay Vaughn.

    Lincoln County’s team took the title at the Tennessee Walking Horse Youth Judging Contest held at the Walking Horse Celebration in Shelbyville on Saturday, Aug. 23. This program gives youth 10 to 19 years of age a chance to practice and develop judging skills on both conformation and performance classes in individual and team competition. Scholarships and awards were presented to both the top teams, as well as the high

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