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High Point Champ

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 2:03 pm

Taylor Butcher is pictured here with her winnings during the state horse show in Shelbyville. Taylor was the Junior High Point Champion in the Ranch Horse Division. Her horse’s name is Laura Electra.

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  • Ragan speaks to area veterans

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    John Ragan

    Tennessee State Representative John Ragan will be the speaker at the Vietnam Era Veterans’ next meeting set for Thursday, Aug. 14, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at Mike’s All American Diner above the Walmart in Shelbyville. Ragan is originally from Morgantown, N.C., and currently resides in Oak Ridge. He and his wife, Liz, have two children, Lisa and Patrick. John is a graduate of the United States

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  • Horse judging

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 5:03 am

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    Baylee Parton, Sydney Williams, Amber Gentry, Aubrey Malone, Katie Mitchell and Taylor Butcher attended the state 4-H open horse judging contest at the state horse show on June 21 in Shelbyville. Aubrey Malone placed 2nd high individual in halter and 2nd high overall individual in the junior division. Baylee Parton placed 10th high individual, and Taylor Butcher earned 6th high individual in the junior high division. Amber Gentry placed 3rd

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  • State Fair’s Taste of Tennessee expands to two nights

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:06 pm

    Taste of TN logo

    Tennessee State Fair’s Taste of Tennessee has expanded to two nights. Opening weekend at the Tennessee State Fair will provide again this year an opportunity for fairgoers to taste the best of Tennessee except this year the special tasting event will include much more than a variety of locally brewed beers and ales. Introduced at last year’s Fair as a one-night event, the Taste of Tennessee was received with such

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  • Foster parents needed here

    Posted on July 18, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    For those looking to make a difference in the lives of children, becoming a foster parent provides a rewarding opportunity to help a child in need. Youth Villages is currently in need of caring adults in the Fayetteville area to open their hearts and homes to children who have suffered abuse, neglect or abandonment. These children need families who will care for them until they can return to their birth

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  • Miss Lincoln County Fair contest returns to Fairgrounds

    Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    Lincoln County Fair Opening Day

    Miss Lincoln County Fair Beauty Contest is back at the Fairgrounds this year and will be held Monday, Sept. 8. The event begins with the “Little Miss Lincoln County Fair” contest beginning at 6 p.m. This contest is for girls ages 4-6 years old as of the date of the contest. For more information, contact Julie Jean at (931) 993-8959. Immediately following that event, the “Miss Teen Lincoln County Fair”

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  • Vanntown Fourth of July fun

    Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:18 pm

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      Once again this year folks in the Vanntown community gathered for the annual Fourth of July Parade along Mason Road. The event started several years ago with a small gathering, but it has since grown tremendously, involving a large number of people and becoming very special to the community. Here (above), Lola and Ellie Davis, the daughters of Andy and Casey Davis, enjoy the parade, while (below) Billy Ogle

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