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Presley graduates from Sewanee

Posted on May 29, 2015 at 7:12 am

Matthew Garrison Presley graduated from the University of the South at Sewanee with a B.A. in religion with a concentration in Biblical studies and philosophy with a double minor in managerial business and music with a concentration in guitar. His intent is pre-law. During his term at Sewanee, he was inducted into the Order of Gownsmen, the Academic Honor Society, was a William D. Kershner Scholar, was elected as a

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  • Stamps earns UT Noyce award

    Posted on May 28, 2015 at 11:12 am

    Keaton Stamps

    Keaton Stamps of Fayetteville, a senior majoring in mathematics with a minor in VolsTeach at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will receive a $24,000 scholarship for his outstanding performance in the classroom and commitment to the teaching profession. “The VolsTeach program prepares STEM majors to make a difference in transforming the lives of Tennessee children,” said Susan E. Riechert, distinguished service professor in UT’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

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  • 471 first graders take part in Farm City Day

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 4:59 pm

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    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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