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95th birthday

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:07 pm

Family and friends gathered June 24th at Southern Manor to celebrate the 95th birthday of Thomas Owen Shelton. He was born 95 years ago in Lincoln County, served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and received the Purple Heart.

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  • Willy Wonka enters last weekend

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:04 pm

    Carriage House Players’ latest production, Willy Wonka, enters into its last weekend with shows on July 31, Aug. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. Pictured are the Candy Man, portrayed by Andrew Neal, Wilder Posey as Charlie Bucket and Ben Spears, who plays Willy Wonka. ~ Photo by Jennifer Bradford

    Carriage House Players’ Willy Wonka enters into its last weekend of performances. Shows are slated for July 31, Aug. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. at Adnia Rice Theatre at Lincoln County High School. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for students, and are available at all regular ticket outlets: Bagley and Bagley Insurance, Carter’s Drug Store, The Book Inn, The Flower House, Sissy’s

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  • High Point Champ

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    High point champ --

    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

    Horse Judging --

    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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