Lifestyles

BHS Class of ‘55 celebrates 60th

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:01 pm

Boonshill Class of 1955 will observe its 60th anniversary on Saturday, May 16, at 4 p.m. at Shoney’s Restaurant in Fayetteville. Widows of five deceased classmates – Jack Mitchell, Bud Thorpe, Jimmy Cunningham, Terry Watson and David Burgess – are most welcome to attend. When this class began in 1951, there were 27 members; 13 of them graduated. The other 14 either moved out of the area, transferred to another

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  • Higgins hosts Spring Workshop

    Posted on April 24, 2015 at 5:29 am

    Higgins Funeral Home cordially invites the public to the upcoming “Spring Workshop” which will be held on Tuesday, April 28, from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Washington Street Church of Christ. This event will provide attendees with unique information from the following guest speakers: Barbara Merrell, Director of Social Services at Lincoln Care and Donalson; Linda Mills, LCSW Medical Social Worker; Susie Compton, RN, MSN, and administrator of

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  • Belvidere Firemen’s fish fry set Saturday

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 4:03 pm

    Belvidere Firemen’s all-you-can-eat fish fry will be held Saturday, April 25, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. In addition to fish, the fire department will be serving barbecue chicken, chicken strips, hush puppies, fries, baked beans, cole slaw, drinks and delicious homemade desserts. Live bluegrass music will be played by Christen Beiler & Friends, The Sims Family, Golden Holler and Carl Johnson and Rock Creek Grass. Meals are $13 for

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Travel

Fall is perfect for antiquing

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:54 am

Ah, fall: it means cooler, crisp air, sweaters, bonfires, football games, pumpkin spice everything, and getting out on those cool Saturday mornings to shop for that perfect antique to complete a collection or just complete a room. North Alabama has several antique stores that are sure to have that much sought-after piece for which an antique connoisseur or novice is searching.   Bank Street Art and Antique Mall Located in

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  • Henry Horton Park to host historical tours

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Henry Horton State Park will host two historical tours in the upcoming months. Middle Tennessee is home to great historical attractions and Henry Horton’s tours will give visitors the opportunity to experience what the area has to offer, while staying at a beautiful state park.   The first tour, the Homes and Spirits Tour, will be held Oct. 23-25. The tour will include a bus ride to visit Traveller’s Rest

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  • World War II ship to visit area

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 10:37 am

    LST Memorial

    A 328 feet long piece of American history will be docked at Ingalls Harbor in Decatur, Alabama and will be available for public tours. The USS LST 325 is a World War II vessel that was part of the D-Day Invasion at Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. This ship is one of the last of her kind and is the only working LST in the United States. The ship

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Education

Motlow presents vocal, jazz concert

Posted on April 25, 2015 at 3:56 pm

The public is invited to an afternoon and evening of music performed by the Motlow College vocal ensemble and community jazz ensemble at the annual spring concert on April 29-30, according to Dr. David Bethea, music instructor at Motlow. The Wednesday afternoon performance is scheduled for 2 p.m. Food and drinks will be available at a pre-concert reception at 6 p.m. on Thursday, followed by the concert at 7 p.m.

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  • Students share insight on education

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 3:57 pm

    Lincoln County students attending the Student Congress on Policies in Education (SCOPE) are (from left) Stephen Chaplin, Emma Gill and Karen A. Martinez from Lincoln County High School and Jake Kelly from Ninth Grade Academy.

    Students from Lincoln County Schools joined approximately 300 of their high school peers in Murfreesboro on March 9 to express their views on the public education in Tennessee at Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) Student Congress on Policies in Education (SCOPE). The event took place on the Middle Tennessee State University Campus. Attending from Lincoln County schools were Emma Gill, Karen A. Martinez and Stephen Chaplin from Lincoln County High

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  • Blanche aid

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 3:56 pm

    Blanche Aid --

    Blanche School’s Student Council spearheaded a “fire victim drive” at the school to benefit Stacie and Keelan Webb, who lost everything in a fire earlier this year. Students collected clothes, shoes, cleaning supplies, hygiene items, food, toys, gift cards and money. Pictured here (from left) are Raina Green, Erica Mohler (sponsor), Taylor Posey, Jesse Gates, Belle Henson, Stacie Webb and McKenzie Swinford. “We had a wonderful turnout to be such

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Religion

Gum Springs Baptist Church in Flintville ladies’ ministry, along with the church family, donated nonperishable foods to Hands of Mercy Pantry for Bags of Blessings (BOBs). The bags are distributed through a network of volunteers and school officials on Fridays before the children leave school for the weekend.

Gum Springs donates to Hands of Mercy

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 12:01 pm

The ladies’ ministry, along with help from the church family at Gum Springs Baptist Church in Flintville, recently donated nonperishable foods to the Hands of Mercy Pantry. The Bags of Blessings (BOBs) donations go entirely to the students in Lincoln County, which will help provide nourishment to children in kindergarten through eighth grades. Food is distributed through a network of volunteers and school officials on Fridays before the children leave

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  • Religion

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 12:04 pm

    Spring revival hosted by Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church will be held April 22-24 at 7 p.m. nightly. On Wednesday, April 22, the featured speaker is Mt. Zion’s very own Minister Regina Taylor. Minister Yolonda Wright is Thursday evening’s speaker, and on Friday, it’s Sister Mattie Humphry, along with the music ministry. Craig Carmichael is pastor of Mount Zion, located at 305 West Maple Street.   Women’s Workshop, hosted by

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  • Old Time Christian Center aids needy

    Posted on April 16, 2015 at 4:56 pm

    The Old Time Christian Outreach Center, operated for 10 years in Dellrose, has moved closer to Fayetteville in order to better help Lincoln and surrounding counties with free clothes. The new address is 1992 Pulaski Highway, located next to The Father’s House Church. Follow Highway 64 west of Fayetteville. The center is located one-half mile past Lincoln County Paving on the left. The Outreach Center is open Tuesdays from 9

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Health

Relay for Life

Relay For Life set May 2

Posted on April 23, 2015 at 2:23 pm

The 2015 Relay For Life! will be held Saturday, May 2, from noon until 12 midnight at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. The survivor banquet will be held prior to the event at 11 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies. This year’s theme is “Lincoln County Strong”. There will be great food, fun activities including a kiss the pig contest, live music and deejays, special ceremonies and recognition. Everyone is invited to

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  • ‘Operation Beard Off’ aids Alzheimer’s Association

    Posted on April 16, 2015 at 5:49 am

    Delane Edwards, activities director for Fayetteville’s Bailey Manor, stands behind the purple flower pot chairs that will be awarded to those who purchase the winning tickets. Proceeds from the tickets will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Caruso

    “Operation Beard Off”, a fundraising effort on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association, is underway at Bailey Manor, a facility specializing in care for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients. Fayetteville, Manchester and Winchester Bailey Manor facilities are competing to see who raises the most money for the Alzheimer’s Association. The winning facility has the honor of shaving the hair and beard off Anthony Henley, the maintenance director. Fayetteville’s facility is selling chances

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  • St. Thomas aims to cut waste, up quality

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 2:54 pm

    As the Saint Thomas Health interim management team continues the transition with Lincoln County Health System, Saint Thomas officials are analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of the system and are looking for ways to improve some processes. An effective process that has been in use for the past several months is the “Lean” system which emphasizes reducing waste and improving quality and system processes, along with making care more efficient.

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