Ladies enjoy themselves at the Booneville Homecoming. Pictured are (from left) Nell Wilkes of Lynchburg Highway, Peggy Jones of Lewisburg, Fannie Bell Kennedy of Lynnville and (at front) Hannah Beck-ham.

Booneville marks 28th homecoming

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 11:39 am

The Booneville Community friends and families came together on June 28 to celebrate the 28th annual Homecoming at the community center, which once served as a Lincoln County elementary school. The room was filled with people visiting and sharing together. The greeters were Felicia McNatt Tucker and Jennifer Thornton, both of Fayetteville. The late Wanda Logan Powell served as a greeter for many years. “Wanda is missed by her many

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  • Fun in the Sun winner

    Posted on September 1, 2014 at 11:39 am

    Fun in the Sun Winner (2) --

    Lucy Williams of The Times presents four tickets to Lake Winnepesaukah near Chattanooga to Carolyn Franco of Elora, the winner of The Times’ recent online Fun in the Sun Give-Away.

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  • Porter to speak to Vietnam Vets

    Posted on September 1, 2014 at 11:38 am

    The next meeting of the Vietnam Era Veterans will be on Thursday, Sept. 11, or 9/11, a date Americans will never forget. The featured speaker for the event will be Donnie Porter, a member of the Vietnam Era Veterans. Porter descends from Benjamin Porter who settled in Lincoln County in1809, the year it was formed from Bedford. He was the 3rd great-grandson of John Porter of Felsted, County Essex, England, who came

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LST Memorial

World War II ship to visit area

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 10:37 am

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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  • 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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  • Wine and cheese a perfect pair

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:26 pm


    Wine and cheese: a perfect pair … a perfect North Alabama pair, that is. Most think of places like the California wine country to go for good wine or Wisconsin for good cheese, but both can be found in North Alabama. Belle Chevre has made a huge splash in Elkmont, a small, relatively unknown place in Limestone County. Famous for making goat cheese, visitors can dine, taste the cheese, buy

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Homeschool Convention --

Homeschool Convention

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 11:36 am

The Christian Homeschool Association of Lincoln County held the first annual homeschool convention at Riverside Christian Academy on Aug. 23. Many businesses and organizations were represented at the convention: Lincoln County 4-H, Motlow State Community College, Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library, Holistic Therapy Services, Redstone Arsenal Civil Air Patrol, Martha Buck’s Flute Studio, Darlene and Lauren Clardy and Jarad Durham (music lessons), Jennifer Tubeville (music lessons), Lego Club, Riverside Christian Academy,

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  • American Legion honors five Boys State delegates

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 6:00 am

    Boys State --

    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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Posted on September 1, 2014 at 9:45 am

Pastor’s Appreciation Service at St. Paul AME Church will be held Sunday, Sept. 14, with the Rev. Ernest Latham as speaker for the 11 a.m. service. Everyone is invited. The church is located at 521 College Street West.   Night of Worship & Prayer is being hosted by Fayetteville First United Methodist Church on Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to the community-wide night of worship

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  • Religion

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    A gospel singing at Old Gurley Pike Baptist Church will be held Sunday, Aug. 31, at 1:30 p.m. Denise Hopkins-Jaco of Toney, Ala., is the featured singer. The church is located at 726 Old Gurley Pike, Owens Cross Roads, Alabama.   A gospel singing, featuring Denise Hopkins-Jaco of Toney, Ala., will be held at Parks City Baptist Church on Sunday, Aug. 31, at 6 p.m. Parks City Baptist Church is

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  • Pastor walking across U.S. makes stop here

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 5:37 am

    Pastor Walter “Chick” McGill meets with Fayetteville Mayor John Ed Un-derwood at the Stonebridge Park to present him a book, “If My People”, a 40-day prayer guide. Underwood presented McGill with a lapel pin bear-ing the city’s logo and a key to the city. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pearson

    Pastor Walter “Chick” McGill was a reluctant participant when he started his walk across America in Kill Devil, N.C. on April 23. It was his 19th wedding anniversary when he left, and while still in the state on U.S. Route 64, incurred a shin splint and a torn meniscus in his right knee. “I was dragging my leg,” he said. In Winston, N.C., a pastor prayed for his knee as

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Cancer Support Network sets walk

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 3:01 pm

Cancer has impacted the lives of countless families in Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Grundy, Marion, Lincoln, Moore, and Warren counties during the past 21 years. During that time the Multi-County Cancer Support Network (MCCSN) and its team of volunteers have stepped up to help those families. Financial, educational, and emotional support are the core products MCCSN provides to those afflicted in the eight county Middle Tennessee area. Financial assistance to the

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  • Foundation aids local Home Health & Hospice

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 8:01 am

    Foundation recipients

    Lincoln County Health System is a multi-faceted system with a wide variety of services to meet the health care needs of the community. The Lincoln County Health System Foundation holds fundraisers to donate monies that support the mission of the various entities of the Health System. Over the past 10 years, the foundation has raised money for items such as the accredited chest pain center, a new bus for the

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  • Seniors treated to ‘Health Jeopardy’

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 3:01 pm

    The residents of Fayetteville Square recently enjoyed a game of Health Jeopardy with Dr. Chad Mathey of Tri-State Clinic of Chiropractic. Mathey educates local groups with the fun and educational game. Among the facilities where he has taken the activity are Southern Manor Living Center, the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center and the Petersburg Senior Citizens Center. “The folks always enjoy our time together, and it gets pretty competitive as

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