Lifestyles

Parton takes third --

Parton takes third

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 7:10 am

Baylee Parton is pictured here with her horse, Leggs, following the State 4-H Junior High Ranch Division Horse Show in Shelbyville. Baylee was third high individual in overall points. She and Leggs placed second in Ranch Riding, fourth in Horsemanship, third in Trail and fourth in Reining.

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  • Skillathon winners

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 6:09 am

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    Skillathon Winners from the County Junior Beef Show are (from left) Juliann Fears, Junior High; Kelsey Faulkner, Senior Level II; Abigayle Pollock, Senior Level I; Jana Owen, Junior; and James White, Explorer.

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  • High Point Champ

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 5:09 am

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    Aubrey Malone and Ten Chex to Cash were recently named the overall High Point Champion in the Ranch Junior Division at the Tennessee State 4-H Horse Show in Shelbyville. Aubrey won second in Reining, third in showmanship, first in Halter Geldings, ninth in Ranch Riding, second in Horsemanship and first in Trail.

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Travel

AMLA-vintage

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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  • Beat the heat in North Alabama

    Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    It is hotter than a firecracker on the Fourth of July, but that’s typical of summer in the South. But don’t stay at home in the air-conditioning just because it is terribly hot. North Alabama has many ways to beat the heat this summer. And if the kids are at home, these places are great for silencing the “I’m bored” remarks.   What better way to beat the heat than

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  • Visit extreme North Alabama

    Posted on July 7, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    North Alabama is the perfect place to do something exciting this summer – like jump out of a plane, rappel off a cliff, go horseback riding, or kayak down the river! The region is full of outdoor opportunities to get off the couch and experience the beauty of North Alabama in an exhilarating way.   With 3H Stables, visitors can see the beautiful Alabama mountains from horseback! Visitors can spend

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Education

John Wilson

Wilson new principal at Fayetteville Middle School

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 6:02 am

With a background in instructional leadership and administration, John Wilson brings more than two decades of experience to Fayetteville Middle School as its new principal. Wilson takes the helm after former principal Steve Giffin joined the central office staff as a supervisor. “Steve Giffin has done a tremendous job as principal of Fayetteville Intermediate/Middle School, but he has graciously agreed to become the supervisor of attendance and special education,” said

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  • Young scholarship

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:01 pm

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    Dr. William M. Young congratulates Cora Beard, the 2014 recipient of the Lincoln County Health System Foundation’s William M. Young Scholarship. Cora will be attending Motlow State Community College where she plans to become a physical therapy assistant. Not pictured is Kelsey Hobbs, the 2014 recipient of the David R. Groce Memorial Scholarship. Kelsey will be attending the University of Alabama in Birmingham where she plans to become a nurse.

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  • Motlow schedules Residual ACT

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:01 pm

    Motlow College logo

    Motlow College will administer the complete Residual ACT assessment test twice during the month of August. Applicants under 21 years of age who plan on attending Motlow College should register for the ACT assessment. Scores cannot be transferred to another college or university. All applicants taking the ACT test must have a Motlow admission application on file prior to taking the test. The Residual ACT assessment test will be given

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Religion

Religion

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:26 pm

Barnes Cemetery Decoration will be held Saturday, Aug. 2. The meeting begins at 11 a.m., followed by lunch at noon. Anyone interested is invited to attend. The cemetery is located on Barnes Hollow Road.   Decoration Day at Wright’s Cemetery will be held Aug. 2. The business meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch at noon. For more information, contact Bill Davis at 931-703-1312 or 931-732-4712, 284 Red Oak Road,

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  • International Gospel Hour marks 80th birthday

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:07 pm

    This year the International Gospel Hour, broadcast from Fayetteville, celebrates its 80th birthday. Since 1934, IGH has had two principal speakers, V.E. Howard from 1934 to 1995 and Winford Claiborne, from 1995 to present. V.E. Howard of Texarkana, Texas, originally started the radio program and set a record in religious broadcasting by preaching on the air for more than 60 years. He was baptized into Christ in October 1930 and

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  • Religion

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:14 am

    Julian Drive Concert will be held Thursday, July 24, at 6 p.m. at Harmony Hill Church of God, 3063 Huntsville Highway, Fayetteville.   Big Apple Adventures VBS will be held July 25-29 at Harmony Hill Church of God, 3063 Huntsville Highway, Fayetteville.     The 142nd anniversary of the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church will be celebrated on Friday, July 25, through Sunday, July 27. The celebration kicks off on

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Health

YellowDOT

Yellow dot sticker could save your life

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 6:06 am

Fayetteville-Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center is the official site for the Yellow Dot program in Lincoln County. In the “golden hour” after a serious auto accident, a yellow dot could save your life. Tennessee is encouraging all motorists to participate in the state’s Yellow Dot program which provides identification and critical health information to first responders at the scene of a crash. Drivers simply attach a free, state-issued sticker to

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  • Vanderbilt physicians see rise in brown recluse spider bites

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:06 pm

    The brown recluse spider has a violin-shaped image on its back.

    Vanderbilt medical toxicologists are reporting an increase in patients seen with brown recluse spider bites this summer.   The venomous bites usually heal well if left alone, according to Tennessee Poison Center Medical Director Donna Seger, M.D., but there are so many urban legends about these bites, patients frequently apply many treatments before seeking medical advice.   There are two components to spider bites — the cutaneous lesion and, more

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  • Young scholarship

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:01 pm

    Young Scholarship --

    Dr. William M. Young congratulates Cora Beard, the 2014 recipient of the Lincoln County Health System Foundation’s William M. Young Scholarship. Cora will be attending Motlow State Community College where she plans to become a physical therapy assistant. Not pictured is Kelsey Hobbs, the 2014 recipient of the David R. Groce Memorial Scholarship. Kelsey will be attending the University of Alabama in Birmingham where she plans to become a nurse.

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