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64th anniversary

Posted on November 26, 2014 at 6:05 am

James “Skippy” and Martha Holly Parkes celebrate their 64th wedding anniversary at the home of Bill and Rebecca Parkes Pyron on Nov. 16 in Winchester. Attending the dinner were Jim and Holly Pyron Cortner of Winchester, Heath and Erin Pyron Patterson of Christiana and great-grandson, Robert Cortner of Shelbyville. Also in attendance were Bob and June Cortner of Winchester. Martha and Skip were married on Nov. 12, 1950 at the

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  • Jim, Roberta Kidd celebrate 60th anniversary

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 6:02 am

    Kidd Anniversary

    Nov. 10th marked the 60th wedding anniversary for Jim and Roberta Kidd. Jim was born and raised in Lincoln County. After graduating from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville with his business and law degrees, he returned to Fayetteville to begin his law practice. Roberta Kidd was born and raised in Madison County, Ala. She was the salutatorian of her high school class. After graduation, she became the legal assistant

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  • Orman visits area veterans

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    Lee Orman

    Lee Orman was the featured speaker during the November meeting of the Vietnam Era Veterans. Orman brought the vets up to date on new developments in the Veterans Administration to help benefit veterans. He talked about the veterans’ cemeteries in Tennessee and said that the veteran and his or her spouse can be buried beside each other at no cost to the veteran. Orman handed out a form and told

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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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Clark, Mark

Clark named to All Tennessee School Board

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 12:59 pm

Fayetteville’s Mark Clark was named to the All Tennessee School Board during the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) annual convention. Clark, who serves as chairman of the Fayetteville Board of Education, was among six outstanding school board members named to the All Tennessee School Board. “He is a board member that every superintendent would like to clone,” said Dr. Janine Wilson, director of the Fayetteville City School System. “He is

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  • Great American Smoke Out

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 4:59 pm

    Great American Smokeout

    Fayetteville High School students, along with teacher Linda Dorris, partner with Samantha Bagley, health educator of Lincoln County, during National Great American Smoke Out Day on Nov. 20. Students made paper flip flops and stated why they chose not to smoke. The 1,200 flip flops on the bulletin board behind the students represent the number of people who die each day related to tobacco use. ~ Staff photo by Laurie

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  • Lincoln’s hat

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    Lincoln's hat

    Mr. Lincoln (a.k.a. Dennis Boggs) visited Riverside Christian Academy and other local schools last Friday while he was in town for the Host of Christmas Past. He shared lots of history and trivia with the student body and even entrusted ninth grader Logan Groce with his hat during his presentation.

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St. Paul hosts Thanksgiving meal

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 5:07 pm

The John Long Noon Bible Study group of St. Paul A.M.E. Church will sponsor Thanksgiving dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 26, at 12 noon at the church. A Thanksgiving meal of turkey and dressing with all the fixings will be provided at no charge to anyone in need of a good meal that day. Sick or shut-in citizens desiring a hot meal may call Thomas Kemp at 433-0252 or leave a

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  • Religion

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 2:44 pm

    Praise Break, a gospel show presented by DBM & Dial Christ Ministries, will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 29, at 77 Clark Avenue in Fayetteville. Performers include Duran Buckingham, S.L.I.M.M.M., Mo-Betta and introducing Flip Side. Admission is $5 per person. Concessions of fish and wings will also be sold during the event. All funds will go to the cancer society.   The Cavaliers Quartet will be in

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  • FUMC Women hold bake sale

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    Fayetteville United Methodist Church Women’s Group prepares for its annual bake sale on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 11 a.m. at the church located at 200 North Elk Avenue. Members of the group pictured are (from left) Martha Harper, Hope Landman, Claudia Sandlin, Kris Armitage, Birdie Johnson, Martha Lynn O’Neal, Leigh Ann Wilson and Deana Hannah.

    The Women’s Group of First United Methodist Church will hold its annual bake sale from 9 until 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22. Included in the bake sale will be homemade pies, cakes, cookies, breads, sweet rolls, candy, canned specialties and other treats. This is the perfect solution for simplifying your Thanksgiving cooking or for freezing for Christmas. For the best selection of goods, organizers urge everyone to be on

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The Home Health and Hospice team includes (front, from left) Susie Compton, administrator; Celina Thompson, RPT (physical therapist); Linda Mills, social worker; Angie Holden, LPN; Ellen Poarch, RN; (rear) Brandi Halcomb, secretary; Donna Giovianzzo, nurse assistant; Amy Bates, RN; Debbie Groce, RN; and Cheryl Albury, RN. Not pictured are Brenda Monks, Home Health aide; Nancy Thomas, RN; and Mary Frances Jones, RN.

Home Health: Providing quality care in the comfort of home

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 5:00 pm

As part of the celebration of November as National Home Care and Hospice month, the staff at Lincoln Medical Home Health and Hospice provided weekly information about home health and hospice care. The series concludes with a story of a home care patient. Mr. Robert Clark is 68 years old. He has high blood pressure, had a heart attack in the past and takes several medications for those conditions. He

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  • Hospice: Team effort key to quality care

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    Pictured here are employees of Lincoln Medical Home Health & Hospice Interdisciplinary Team Meeting.  The team meets every 14 days to review each patient and ensure all patients’ needs are met.

    Hospice care is a team effort. Trained health care professionals guide the patient and his or her loved ones as they face a terminal illness, and focus on symptom management and emotional and spiritual support at the end of life. This interdisciplinary team consists of doctors, nurses, home health aides, social workers, and trained volunteers who work together with a common goal: To help keep the patient as symptom-free as

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  • EMS visits SBA

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    EMS Visits SBA

    Pre-K students from Stonebridge Academy enjoyed a visit from Lincoln Medical Center EMS. Students listened to a talk by EMS staff and were then treated to a tour of the ambulance. This was in conjunction with the “be safe” program taught during the month of October that featured visits from various community leaders.

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