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American Legion honors five Boys State delegates

Posted on August 29, 2014 at 6:00 am

Five young men from Lincoln County attended Boys State and were recognized during an awards ceremony held at American Legion Post 42 here in Fayetteville. The teens that attended Boys State were Ty Wolaver, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club; Nick Smith, sponsored by the Lions Club; Caleb Hancock, sponsored by The Veterans of Foreign Wars; Cooper Shelton, sponsored by the American Legion; and Carter Stamps, sponsored by the American Legion.

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  • Legion recognizes four after selection to Girls State

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 5:59 am

    Marie McConnell, (right) president of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 42 stands proudly with four girls, who recently returned from Girls State, as they hold their certificates of appreciation. The delegates are Bonnie Wake-field, sponsored by Fayetteville High School; Emma Gill of Lincoln County High School, sponsored by the Lions Club; Annie Steelman, LCHS, spon-sored by the American Legion Auxiliary; and Riley O’Neal, LCHS, spon-sored by the Kiwanis Club.

    Four young ladies received certificates of participation following their recent trip to Girls State. Marie McConnell, president of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 42 presented the certificates to Bonnie Wakefield, Emma Gill, Annie Steelman and Riley O’Neal at an awards ceremony at the American Legion recently. Girls State is a nonpartisan program that teaches young women responsible citizenship and love for God and country. Since the inception of the Girls State

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  • ‘Books from Birth’ tour to visit Stone Bridge Academy

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 9:59 am

    Books from Birth Bus

    The Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation has launched its Books from Birth 10th Anniversary Tour, which will conclude at the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville on Sept. 30, visiting some 50 counties across the state in a 45-foot decorated touring coach. The bus tour will arrive at the Stone Bridge Academy in Fayetteville on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Parents are welcome to bring their children to the bus and enjoy book

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  • Foster, ASMDA scholar, attends Space Camp

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 5:58 am

    Tripp Foster

    Tripp Foster was the recipient of an Air, Space, and Missile Defense Association (ASMDA) scholarship, and spent a week at Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville June 29-July 4. This scholarship was all-inclusive, including one-week overnight stay at Space Camp, travel to space camp, flight suit and t-shirt, spending money, calling card, and picture package. It was highly competitive, open among all 9- 11-year-olds across

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  • Valcourt chosen for STEMcon

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 11:58 am

    RCA’s high school science teacher Kaycee Val-court was one of 30 teachers chosen among the southeastern states to attend NASA’s STEMcon program this summer. Valcourt is pictured here with a fellow STEMcon participant.

    Riverside Christian Academy High School science teacher Kaycee Valcourt was one of 30 educators chosen from Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee, and Florida to take part in a new program developed by NASA called STEMcon. STEMcon is a four-day S-STEM (Space-Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) conference. Valcourt spent four days at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville over the summer participating in this program. STEMcon is NASA mission-based and

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  • Chick receives Carter award

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 2:58 pm

    Lincoln County High School graduate Brianna Chick (second from left) was recently awarded the William R. Carter, Sr., Memorial Scholarship from the Motlow College Foundation. Joining Brianna for the ceremony are (from left) Laura Monks, director of the Motlow College Fayetteville Center; Flo Carter Williams, owner of Cahoots in Fayetteville; and Jan Rogers, director of advancement at Motlow College.

    Brianna Alexandra Chick, a 2014 graduate of Lincoln County High School, has received the William R. Carter, Sr., Memorial Scholarship to attend Motlow during the 2014-15 academic year. The scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior of LCHS for two consecutive semesters at Motlow. The William R. Carter, Sr., Memorial Scholarship was started by the friends and children of Mr. Carter: William R. (Bill) Carter, Jr., owner of CFW, Inc.

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  • School supplies

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 2:57 pm

    School supplies --

    Flintville School Student Council members took a day out of their summer break to help with sorting of school supplies. Pictured are (from left) Audrey Towry, Austin Weir and Ashton Knight.

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