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4-H Cow Show

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 3:12 pm

Lincoln County 4-H recently participated in three cow shows. The first of these was the Lincoln County show, a great way for the cow show group to get together and hang out. The second show was the district show, held in Murfreesboro, for Middle Tennessee, consisting of showmanship, the commercial show, registered heifer show and a steer show. The last show was a two-day state show in Murfreesboro. The first

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  • State Fair offers ‘Fairest’, special needs pageants

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 3:07 pm

    A tradition almost as old as the Fair itself is being broadened even more this year as the Tennessee State Fair opens the “Fairest of the Fair” pageants to virtually all ages from 0-20 and presents for the first time “special needs” pageants. Encouraging participation in the State Fair pageants from all 95 counties, Fair officials say the pageants rank as one of the top highlights each year. The traditional

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  • Military appreciation night set in Shelbyville

    Posted on August 22, 2014 at 6:35 am

    U.S. Flag

    There will be a Military Appreciation Night on Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration grounds in Shelbyville. All veterans from across the area are invited to attend. The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m., and if you would like to attend, you must call (931) 684-2915, leave your name and number, and you will be contacted regarding there ceremony. Veterans will be provided free vehicle parking

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  • Word from the Library … Book club, speaker series continue

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 8:40 am

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    JILLIAN RAEL director, flc public library   Now that school is back in session, we at the library enter a new mode. After a great summer reading wrap-up we are now looking at our future schedule and making new plans. We had the first introductory meeting of our new Readers & Writers Book Club/Discussion Group on Aug. 14 where members decided to meet monthly on the last Thursday at 5:30

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  • Pastor walking across U.S. makes stop here

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 5:37 am

    Pastor Walter “Chick” McGill meets with Fayetteville Mayor John Ed Un-derwood at the Stonebridge Park to present him a book, “If My People”, a 40-day prayer guide. Underwood presented McGill with a lapel pin bear-ing the city’s logo and a key to the city. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pearson

    Pastor Walter “Chick” McGill was a reluctant participant when he started his walk across America in Kill Devil, N.C. on April 23. It was his 19th wedding anniversary when he left, and while still in the state on U.S. Route 64, incurred a shin splint and a torn meniscus in his right knee. “I was dragging my leg,” he said. In Winston, N.C., a pastor prayed for his knee as

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  • Locks of Love

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:40 pm

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    Eight-year-old Callie Newgent donates a good length of her hair to Locks of Love, a non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis. She donated her hair in memory of Mary Newgent, her grandmother. Maxine’s Beauty Shop in Flintville, gave Callie her first haircut. Callie is the daughter of Tommy and Mindy Newgent.

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  • Annual BBQ Cookoff set for county fair

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:40 pm

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    The 14th Annual Lincoln County Fair Barbecue Cook-Off will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6. Meats for the adult competition include Boston butt, chicken, ribs and brisket. The set-up time starts at 12 noon on Friday, Sept. 5. The adult grand champion with the highest total combined points in Boston butt, chicken, ribs and brisket will receive a grilling prize package and trophy. The first place winners for Boston butt,

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