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471 first graders take part in Farm City Day

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 4:59 pm

A total of 471 first grade students from across Lincoln County and Fayetteville City schools gathered for 2015 Lincoln County Farm City Day recently. Local partnering agencies included Lincoln County Soil Conservation, Farm Bureau Women, Lincoln County UT Extension office, and 4-H and FFA students. The classes then rotated through 10 presentations. Several of the children’s parents, grandparents and siblings also came to enjoy the day. Farm City Day could

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  • Glass speaks at Motlow graduations

    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 12:33 pm

    Frank Glass

    Dr. Frank Glass, former president of Motlow State Community College, will address the more than 700 students who plan to participate in commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 9, according to Dr. MaryLou Apple, president of Motlow College. The ceremonies will be held inside Nisbett Center on the Moore County campus. A resident of Tullahoma, Motlow’s third president and its first president emeritus, Dr. Glass is a career educator who served

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  • Band students earn year-end accolades

    Posted on May 11, 2015 at 12:32 pm

    The Lincoln County High School Marching Band had its Annual Band Banquet on Monday, May 4, and while many very talented band kids received recognition for impressive accomplishments this year, two students really stood out — William Gentry and Seth Moulton. William received the John Phillips Sousa Award and a $250 Richard Bagwell Scholarship for going above and beyond his band career. William even attended Tennessee Governors School for Music

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  • 4-H club news highlighted

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 5:56 am


    Lincoln County 4-H Clubs have submitted activity reports for the month. Home School The regular meeting of Mrs. Cathy’s fourth-12th grade class at the Extension Office was held on March 20 at 10 a.m. The pledges were led by Cody Buford and Travis Leimer. This month’s activity was Dairy Posters and Scrap Books. Those who received first place ribbons in fourth and fifth grades were Andrew Buck, Sarah Dye, Eli

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  • 4-H Winter Events winners recognized

    Posted on April 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    Lincoln County 4-H Public Speaking winners are (front, from left) Stewart Barnes, fourth grade; Ada Corder, fifth grade; Bayleigh Tucker, sixth grade; Lily Cowan, eighth grade; (rear) Carlee Cowan, 10th grade; Kendall Garrell, ninth grade; Claire Garrell, 12th grade; Abigayle Pollock, 11th grade; and Sam Swinford, seventh grade.

    jana owen 4-H honor club reporter The Lincoln County 4-H winter events were at Fayetteville Middle School. We had many different contests including public speaking contests, baking contests, 4-H poster contests and Christmas craft contests. Lincoln County 4-H would like to thank the staff at Fayetteville Middle School for allowing us to hold our event at their school. Many 4th-12th graders competed in the public speaking contest. The public speaking

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  • Locals head to Girl’s State

    Posted on April 27, 2015 at 3:56 pm

    Volunteer Girl’s State delegates meet with American Legion Auxiliary president Marie McConnell and Sandy Law (right), chairman of Girls State. Sponsors chose the girls who will represent this area and travel to Lipscomb University for the event from May 24-30. Students pictured here are Annie Ho, representing Fayetteville High School, and Abigayle Pollock, Natalie Hone, Hannah Hancock and Mattie McCulloch, Lincoln County High School. Not pictured are alternates Amber Gentry and Chelsea Woods. Sponsors of the Girl’s State delegates and alternates are the Lions Club, Kiwanis, VFW and the American Legion Auxiliary. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Caruso

    Five high school students met with American Legion Auxiliary representatives Tuesday morning for interviews and an informational session weeks before their trip to Girl’s State May 24-30 at Lipscomb University, Nashville. American Legion Volunteer Girl’s State is the Tennessee Session of a nationwide leadership and citizenship training program offered to young women. At Lipscomb, the girls will meet, live and work with other young female leaders. The girls will form

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  • Beta Kappa Chapter meets with Spivey

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 4:03 pm

    Members of the Beta Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma meet with State Rep. Billy Spivey during a legislative program in Lewisburg. Pictured here are (from left) Spivey, Helen Lowe, Teresa Brown and Cecelia Johnson.

    The Beta Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met on March 12 at the First Commerce Bank in Lewisburg for the annual meeting with a legislative program. State Rep. Billy Spivey addressed the organization of key women educators. He began the meeting by thanking his teacher, Ginger Hardison of Cornersville High School. Mrs. Hardison taught the legislator the word “epiphany” as a student. Spivey is married to a teacher and

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