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Mike Wolfe to host Kids Picker event at state fair

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 7:34 am

Television’s Mike Wolfe and his A&E Network show that teaches kids how to pick through trash to find hidden treasures will be a main attraction at this year’s Tennessee State Fair in September. Wolfe, who explains regularly to millions of kids on his nationally televised production that being a Kid Picker is all about unlocking the mysteries of the past, will be sending the same message to a contingent of

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  • Area cat owner in Friskies finals

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    Lilac and Linus

    It’s time to determine which Internet cats have what it takes to earn one of “The Friskies” coveted catuettes, and among those in the competition is Hazel Green’s Sara Frye and her cats Lilac and Linus. Friskies opened voting to the public recently to find the next Internet cat superstar with the third annual “The Friskies” — the awards for the best Internet cat videos of the year. Now through

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  • Nashville’s Hatch Show Print offers daily public tours

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    Hatch Show Print

    Nashville’s iconic letterpress print shop, Hatch Show Print, is now offering daily public tours. Another historic property of the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, the 135-year-old operation, located within the museum’s new expansion, has opened its doors and its archives to give visitors a peek into its history for the first time. Hatch tours can be purchased online or at the museum’s box office for $15 for an

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  • Entry deadline for Miss Lincoln County Fair nears

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 9:13 am

    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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  • Tickets selling fast for 14th Annual Pasta Premier

    Posted on August 4, 2014 at 7:43 pm

    Local radio and television personality Don Counts is fitted for an apron by Marie Caldwell, president of the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Mu-seum Association. Don, of Fayetteville Public Utilities’ Channel 6, will be one of many Celebrity Waiters for the Pasta Premier, an upcoming mu-seum fundraiser.

    Tickets are selling fast for the 14th Annual Pasta Premier, which will be held Thursday, Aug. 14, at the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Museum and Civic Center at 521 Main Avenue South in Fayetteville. Social hour that evening begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and entertainment with Carriage House Players at 8 p.m. This year’s list of Celebrity Waiters for the event, led by Matre D’ Ricky Kimbrough

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  • Annual BBQ Cookoff set for county fair

    Posted on August 4, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    BBQ ribs

    The 14th Annual Lincoln County Fair Barbecue Cook-Off will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6. Meats for the adult competition include Boston butt, chicken, ribs and brisket. The set-up time starts at 12 noon on Friday, Sept. 5. The adult grand champion with the highest total combined points in Boston butt, chicken, ribs and brisket will receive a grilling prize package and trophy. The first place winners for Boston butt,

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  • Willy Wonka enters last weekend

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:04 pm

    Carriage House Players’ latest production, Willy Wonka, enters into its last weekend with shows on July 31, Aug. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. Pictured are the Candy Man, portrayed by Andrew Neal, Wilder Posey as Charlie Bucket and Ben Spears, who plays Willy Wonka. ~ Photo by Jennifer Bradford

    Carriage House Players’ Willy Wonka enters into its last weekend of performances. Shows are slated for July 31, Aug. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. at Adnia Rice Theatre at Lincoln County High School. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for students, and are available at all regular ticket outlets: Bagley and Bagley Insurance, Carter’s Drug Store, The Book Inn, The Flower House, Sissy’s

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