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Alpha Kappa Home Tour a highlight of Host

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 4:07 pm

The Alpha Kappa Home Tour, a Host of Christmas Past tradition, features five of the community’s most beautiful homes on display for the holiday season. This year’s Home Tour, set for Sunday, Nov. 9, from 1 until 5 p.m., features the Bivens Home at 510 Shelbyville Highway, Barrett Home at 307 Washington Street East, Gentle Home at 307 Mulberry Avenue, Cashion Home at 239 Old Mulberry Road and the Ward

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  • Host festival kicks off the holiday season

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 4:06 pm

    Christmas wreath

    Fayetteville’s 22nd Annual Host of Christmas Past will once again ring in the holidays here, offering something for all ages, from the young to the young at heart. A special highlight of this year’s festival, set for Nov. 7-9, is the Kids Village located on the First Baptist Church parking lot. There, snow is guaranteed to fall, and kids ages 10 and under are invited to bring their gloves and

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  • Cold Water Challenge

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Cold Water Challenge (18) -- this one

    Goodman employees take the Cold Water Challenge to help raise funds for the Heart Walk. Pictured here are the top two fundraisers, (from left) John Lovette and Edward Ungacta. Ungacta raised $342 and Lovette raised $232. Together, Goodman employees raised $1,268 through this event. So far, Goodman has raised more than $21,268 for the Heart Walk this year. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pearson   Diane Tate, organizer of Goodman’s

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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

Livestock Evaluation

Livestock evaluation

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 4:02 pm

Lincoln County FFA participated in the State Livestock Evaluation CDE at the Tennessee State Fair, placing third in the state. Team members are (from left) Kaitlyn Ellis, Abigayle Pollock, Janie Peery and John Robert Snoddy. The team evaluated six classes of livestock, completed a team activity, gave two sets of oral reasons and completed a test. Pollock was high individual and Snoddy was third individual. The two also attended Ak-sar-ben

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  • Judging team

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 4:01 pm

    Judging Team --

    The Lincoln County FFA Dairy Judging Team competed in the Tennessee State FFA Dairy Evaluation CDE held at the Tennessee State Fair, placing seventh in the state. Members are (from left) Alex Tanner, Tiffany Mosquera, Katie Peery and Erin Moore. They judged six classes of dairy cows and heifers, took a test and gave two sets of oral reasons.

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  • RCA robotics team competes in Music City BEST

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 4:02 am

    RCA Robotics

    Riverside Christian Academy’s robotics team fared well in its first outing at the Lipscomb University and Nissan North America’s annual robotics bonanza: Music City BEST (Boosting, Engineering, Science and Technology). The school’s robotics team, R.A.R.E. (Riverside Association of Robotics and Engineering), has been in place since 2007. While the team has competed in area events in the past, this year marked their first venture into the Music City BEST competition.

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Religion

Cross Project

Cross project

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 4:09 pm

Booneville United Methodist Church youth proudly hold up crosses they made during a Sunday school class while studying about God’s love. Patsy Wilkes Moore is teacher. The children will be helping this year with Booneville’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner to be held for the public on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27.

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  • Chili, auction, open mic fundraiser set

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 4:16 pm

    Beech Grove United Methodist Church in the Hughey Community will hold its annual Chili Stew Auction & Open Mic Fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 1. Dinner will be served from 5 until 7 p.m. There will be homemade desserts, handmade crafts and miscellaneous items auctioned throughout the evening. Special entertainment will be provided by the Beech Grove Singers and local entertainers, along with an open mic invitation for other gospel and

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  • Religion

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 11:38 am

    Trunk or Treat at Hannah’s Gap Baptist Church, Petersburg, will be held Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 6 until 8 p.m. There will be food, fun and a special drawing for a Bible. For more information, call 931-308-8898.   The 4th Annual Old Fashion Church Bazaar at Flintville First Baptist Church will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Proceeds will go toward the Christian Life

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Health

Cold Water Challenge (18) -- this one

Cold Water Challenge

Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:05 pm

Goodman employees take the Cold Water Challenge to help raise funds for the Heart Walk. Pictured here are the top two fundraisers, (from left) John Lovette and Edward Ungacta. Ungacta raised $342 and Lovette raised $232. Together, Goodman employees raised $1,268 through this event. So far, Goodman has raised more than $21,268 for the Heart Walk this year. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pearson   Diane Tate, organizer of Goodman’s

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  • Candlelight Memorial offers support to families

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Lincoln Medical Home Health and Hospice extends a personal invitation to anyone who has lost a loved one to attend an afternoon of support and encouragement at First United Methodist Church on Sunday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. The Annual Candlelight Memorial is open to anyone who has lost a loved one and would like to be a part of a service offering support and encouragement. You are welcome to

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  • Drexler thanks responders for saving his life

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 6:33 am

    Raymond Drexler (center) meets with Lincoln Medical EMS and Huntsville MedFlight personnel to thank them for saving his life recently. Pictured are (from left) Matt Ulrich, flight paramedic, Tim Knueven, pilot, both with Huntsville MedFlight; Drexler; Jamie Whorley, paramedic, Lincoln Medical EMS; and Kim Hellums, flight nurse, Huntsville Med Flight. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pearson

    Raymond Drexler, 67, has been in life-threatening situations throughout his lifetime, but it was while he was in his home in late August that he found himself in the fight of his life. As a young man, Drexler served in the Marine Corps. He served two tours in Vietnam and worked in bomb disposal. When he retired from the Marines, he joined the National Guard full time and continued his

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