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Vets honored

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 9:43 am

Brown’s Temple Church hosted its annual banquet recently where veterans, including women and men from all branches of the military, were honored. (Ret.) Lt. Col. Ms. Olivette Hook flew from Washington, D.C. where she worked for the government. Mr. Ardell Haston was honored as the oldest. He received a special gift. “This is a historical moment for us,” veterans said. “It such a honor to be recognized for our service

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  • E911 Officers Recognized

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:44 pm

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    Local E911 Communication Officers are recognized during National Communications Week, officially proclaimed the second week of April each year and dedicated to honor the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. The official name of the week when originally introduced in Congress in 1991 was “National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week”. Communications Officers pictured here are (seated, from left) Terri Harper, Candy Fitch-Webb, Beverly Crabtree, (standing) Amber Mitchell, Mary

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  • Supporting the Guard

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:35 pm

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    (From left) Brooke Grubb presents District Attorney General Robert Carter with the Patriotic Employer Award for his support of the National Guard and Reserve. Also pictured is John Basinger, a member of the Tennessee Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Committee. Grubb, a lieutenant colonel in the Guard, serves as the operations officer for Headquarters 30th Troop Command. ~ Staff photo by Lucy Williams

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  • Sign-up date for disaster assistance set

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:35 pm

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan M. Garcia announced that farmers and ranchers can sign-up for disaster assistance programs, reestablished and strengthened by the 2014 Farm Bill, beginning Tuesday, April 15, 2014. “President Obama and Secretary Vilsack made it a priority to begin enrollment for these programs,” said Garcia. “For farmers and ranchers who have been awaiting disaster assistance, help is on the way.” The

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  • Wakefield’s essay wins state

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 2:52 pm

    Bonnie Wakefield, the state winner of the Knight Essay Contest spon-sored by the Tennessee Society Sons of the American Revolution, is presented a certificate and scholarship in the amount of $1,000 by Dr. George Pesely, chairman of the TNSSAR Knight Essay Committee, and a Knight Essay medal by TNSSAR President Colin Wakefield. Her essay will now compete on the national level.

    Bonnie Wakefield, a junior at Fayetteville High School, was the state winner of the Tennessee Society Sons of the American Revolution Knight Essay Contest. At the recent state meeting of the TNSSAR, Bonnie read her essay at the Youth Awards Luncheon where Dr. George Pesely, chairman of the TNSSAR Knight Essay Committee, awarded her a certificate and a scholarship in the amount of $1,000. TNSSAR President Colin Wakefield presented to

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  • Friends of the Sheriff

    Posted on March 31, 2014 at 3:07 pm

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    Fred and Rinda Clark (at left) from Deer Valley Farms and Mike Wetherington (at right) of American Development Corporation presented checks to the Friends of the Lincoln County Sheriff board members Marie Caldwell and Mary Ann Meyer-Schuck. Their contributions have enabled the FoLCS to purchase items for use by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department to better serve and protect the citizens of Lincoln County. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

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  • EMS Training

    Posted on March 31, 2014 at 3:06 pm

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    Tim Bell, CCEMT-P/RRT, from Vanderbilt Lifeflight, trains Lincoln EMS on the method of using newly acquired Video Laryngyscopes and a Transport Ventilator.

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