Lifestyles

Sweet potato donation

Sweet potato donation

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 9:50 am

Taft’s Mac Rogers, president of the National Sweet Potato Council, is joined by his wife, Jena, and sons, Elijah and Knox, after delivering 15,000 pounds of sweet potatoes during last week’s Ag Day on the Hill. The event was organized by the Society of St. Andrew with help from State Rep. Andy Holt. Volunteer baggers representing faith communities, corporations and government agencies came together to bag the sweet potatoes for

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  • CAAM BBQ Cook-Off offers food, music, fun

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 2:50 pm

    The 2015 Coldwater Autism Awareness Ministry (CAAM) BBQ Cook-Off is promising a day of fun for the entire family from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in Fayetteville. “This is going to be a great day with plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy,” said Steve Miller, who is co-chairing the organizing committee along with his wife, Julie. “In addition to the

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  • Relay For Life set May 2

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:16 pm

    Relay for Life

    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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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

Lincoln County High School’s Agriculture Mechanics Team took first place in both the district and region. Pictured (front, from left) are Devin Beasley, Jared Vance, Cole Williams, Tyler Pruett, Ryan Kinsey, (rear) Alex Tanner, Katilyn Lewter, Emily Gordon, Tanner Stevenson, Austin Skelton, Ty Wolaver, Austin Simmons, Travis Martin and Ty Quick.

LCHS Ag team places first in district, region

Posted on March 30, 2015 at 10:33 pm

The Lincoln County High School Agriculture Mechanics Team recently competed in the Agriculture Mechanics Skills Contest at both the District, which was held at Franklin County High School, and the Middle Tennessee Region, which was held at Middle Tennessee State University. The team placed first at both contests and will be one of six teams to compete in the State Agriculture Skills Contest on May 2 at Tennessee State University.

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  • Vandie Davis Spirit Award

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 2:33 pm

    Vandie Davis Award

    Vandie Davis Spirit Award nominees at Ralph Askins School are (front, from left) Marisol Guevera, Jayden Fox, Jessica Howell, Emily Mitchell, (rear) Briona Hill and Ella Moyers. This award is given to a fourth grader who demonstrates a positive attitude, represents RAS well, is motivated to do his/her best, shows willingness to help others and exhibits the six Character Counts traits. It is named in memory of Vandie Davis who

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  • Student earns All-State Choir honors, support needed for trip

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 2:32 pm

    Nimmo Sara --

    A Lincoln County High School student has earned a performance opportunity with the Tennessee All-State Honor Choir and is seeking sponsors to assist with the cost of traveling to Memphis to participate. Sara Nimmo is one of the first students from LCHS to be selected to participate in the Tennessee Mid-State Honor Choir and All-State Honor Choir events, said Angela Beale, director of choirs at LCHS and Ninth Grade Academy.

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Religion

Holy Week services continue at ARP churches

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 5:54 am

The Associate Reformed Presbyterian (ARP) Churches of Lincoln County continue Holy Week services and invite the residents of Lincoln County to attend. Holy Week services got underway on Monday night when “The Gospel in the Feasts of Israel” was presented at Fayetteville ARP Church. On Maundy Thursday, April 2, The Lord’s Supper will be celebrated at Lincoln ARP Church at 7 p.m. On Friday, April 3, at 7 p.m., the

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  • Holy Week services set each day at lunch

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 2:54 pm

    Holy Week Services continue this week at First Baptist Church in Fayetteville. The weekday services will be held Monday through Friday at First Baptist Church in the fellowship hall. Services begin at 12:05 p.m. and are designed to allow those who work to attend during their lunch hour. A light lunch will follow each service at 12:30 p.m. Please enter through the Washington Street entrance. The featured speakers for the

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  • Religion

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 9:42 am

    The Tenebrae Service at Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church will be held on Thursday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. The annual Easter egg hunt will be held Saturday, April 4, from 10 a.m. until 12 noon There will be games, crafts, food and fun. Easter services on Sunday, April 5, will begin with sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. and traditional worship service at 10:30 a.m.   “Living Last Supper” will be

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Health

Hospice volunteers needed

Posted on March 30, 2015 at 2:49 pm

Lincoln Medical Home Health & Hospice is looking for Hospice Volunteers. Volunteers come from all walks of life – they are homemakers, professionals, retirees, business owners and even disabled individuals. They make time to give of themselves to help others. Here are a few things hospice volunteers do to provide support to families: make phone calls, cook a meal, share a smile, stuff envelopes, file paperwork, read a book, pick

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  • Relay For Life set May 2

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:16 pm

    Relay for Life

    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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  • LCHS Foundation eyes mini-ambulance

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 10:27 am

    The Lincoln County Health System Foundation will concentrate all fundraising efforts this year on the purchase of a mini-ambulance, much like the one pictured above, for the Lincoln Medical Center EMS. The mini-ambulance will be used at large scale events like the Fair and Host of Christmas Past, where standard ambulances cannot always reach the patient quickly due to crowds.

    Proceeds from Boston Butt Sale in May to aid effort The Lincoln County Health System Foundation will concentrate all fundraising efforts this year on the purchase of a mini-ambulance for the Lincoln Medical Center EMS. This will be an off road vehicle that will be used for events and special rescue situations. “Each year the foundation chooses an item to focus all their fundraising goals around,” explained Debbie Pruitt, Foundation

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