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UCHRA announces local food program

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 4:41 pm

Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) has announced its sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program in Lincoln County. The CACFP, administered by the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency in 25 middle Tennessee counties, reimburses participating day care home providers all or part of the costs of providing healthy nutritious meals and snacks to children in their care. The level of reimbursement depends upon certain economic criteria. The

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  • Rotary president

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:10 pm

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    Dan Holt, (left) the 2014-15 president of the Fayetteville Rotary Club, presents a plaque honoring Owen Bagley, the club’s outgoing president, for his year of service at the club’s helm. The presentation was made during a recent lunch meeting of the Rotary Club. ~ Staff photo by Lucy Williams

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  • Troopers encourage back-to-school safety

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 2:50 pm

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    The Tennessee Highway Patrol is urging motorists to utilize extra caution in school zones, around school buses and in neighborhoods during the 2014-2015 school year. State troopers will work to raise school safety awareness and target traffic violators, specifically those who speed in school zones, drive distracted and disregard stopped school buses that are loading and unloading children. “There will be more young pedestrians on the roadways, specifically, in and

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Lincoln County Trap Team members pictured are (front, from left) Coach Mark Horton, Coach Kay Counts, Coach Larry Boyett, Coach Kevin Tanner, (second row) Clayton Painter, Murdoch Beasley, Koby Chandler, Kayla Chandler, Karston Doud, Tyler Web-ster, Travis Martin, Kragen Doud, Jessi Pearson, Nolan Paladino, Coach Ken Counts, (third row) Garrett Rutledge, Rachael Reed, Evan Buck, Katherine Reed, Alex Tanner, Jordan Bredeson, Travis Webster, Gabriella Reed, Tommy Reed and Jay Kelly.

Local Trap Team celebrates year of big wins

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:39 pm

Lincoln County Trap Team had a winning year with numerous awards at regional, state and national tournaments. The team would not have been capable of participating and being so successful without wonderful volunteer coaches and generous sponsors, organizers said. The coaches, Mark Horton, Kevin Tanner, Ken Counts, Kay Counts and Larry Boyett, encouraged high character, good sportsmanship, and parent participation. The coaches also trained shooters and oversaw range safety to

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  • National championship

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:38 pm

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    The Lincoln County 4-H BB Team recently participated in the Daisy BB Gun National Championship in Rogers, Ark. Pictured are Darla Bonner, coach; Carlee Cowan, returning champion; Caroline Bonner; Selena Leimer; Zoe Cowan; Travis Liemer; and Chandler Heffington. ~ Photo courtesy of Clifton Eoff, Daisy Nationals

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  • Motlow honors program hosts inaugural Survival Run

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    The Motlow College honors program will host its first annual Survival Run fundraiser on the Moore County campus Saturday, Sept. 13, according to Dr. Scott Cook, associate professor of history and honors program coordinator. On-site registration for the event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Forrester Student Center, and participants are invited to enjoy concessions and play volleyball in the courtyard after checking in. Zombie makeup will also begin

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Military appreciation night set in Shelbyville

Posted on August 22, 2014 at 6:35 am

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


    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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Animal Shelter’s ‘limited admission’ policy recapped

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 5:45 am

The Humane Society of Lincoln County’s Animal Shelter is a “Limited Admission” Shelter – that means that when cages or kennels are full, the Shelter staff will not accept any owner surrendered or stray animals until space becomes available. “If the Shelter is at capacity, the only way to make room for more animals is to get some adopted or euthanize them,” said Sharon Dunkin, president of the Humane Society,

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  • Area cat owner in Friskies finals

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 4:34 pm

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    It’s time to determine which Internet cats have what it takes to earn one of “The Friskies” coveted catuettes, and among those in the competition is Hazel Green’s Sara Frye and her cats Lilac and Linus. Friskies opened voting to the public recently to find the next Internet cat superstar with the third annual “The Friskies” — the awards for the best Internet cat videos of the year. Now through

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  • Helping the animals

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    Helping the Animals

    For her seventh birthday, Raegan Clemons asked friends and family to make donations of cat and dog food in lieu of giving her birthday gifts. Here, Raegan delivers the donations to the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Animal Shelter. She is the daughter of Lincoln County’s Scott and Amy Clemons.

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Dessert winner

Local Cooking Teams Wins Best Dessert

Posted on May 3, 2013 at 10:42 am

Local BBQ Cooking Team Wins Best Dessert at the 26th Annual High on the Hog in Winchester.Tn. Best Dessert had to use Lincoln County’s Prichard’s Distillery” Sweet Lucy” in the their dessert. Dirty South BBQ team consist of Troy Long, John Edwards and Richie Lush. The team received a perfect score of 180 and received cash award and trophy and bragging rights for the next year. Pictured with Dirty South

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  • Civitan Club celebrates 45 years

    Posted on May 21, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    Civitan International recently congratulated members of the Highland Rim Civitan Club on their 45 years of dedicated service to the Fayetteville-Lincoln County community. The Highland Rim Civitan Club was organized May 27, 1967. “This is a wonderful achievement! Your longevity is a testament to sustained leadership, hard work, and commitment to the ideals of Civitan,” wrote W. John Rynearson, CAE executive vice president with Civitan International. The club has been

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  • Local Girls to Represent the States of Tennessee & Georgia at National Pageant

    Posted on April 27, 2012 at 9:19 am

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    Young ladies from all over the state were recently crowned at the Pure American Girl Miss Tennessee Pageant. State representatives include (Front Row-L/R) Dorothy Montanye-Little Queen, Jordan Clinard-People’s Choice, Reagan Scott-Toddler Queen, Emma Claire Wright-Tot Queen, Leah Brown-Little Top Model, Rylee Zettlemoyer-Toddler Top Model (Back Row-L/R) Glenda Phillips-Ms.Elegance Top Model, Baylee Davis-Junior Queen, Becca Patton-Young Queen, Magen Brown-Teen Queen, Kristen Buscher-Miss Queen, Alyssa Scruggs-Young Georgia Queen, Jena Lackey-Miss Top Model,

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Motlow closes for Labor Day

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 4:33 pm

Motlow College will be closed from Aug. 30 through Sept. 1 for the Labor Day holiday, according to college officials. The closing includes all college facilities on the Moore County campus and the Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna centers. Classes will resume Sept. 2. The last day for students to register for fall classes or add classes to their schedules is Aug. 25.

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  • LCHS hosts College, Career Night

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:21 pm

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    Thursday evening, Sept. 4, Lincoln County High School will be hosting its annual College and Career Fair with over 40 representatives from area colleges, technical schools, and branches of the military available from 4-6 p.m. in the school’s commons area. In addition, several local industry representatives are going to be in attendance to meet with students who are seeking employment after graduation. “All students and their parent(s)/guardian(s) are encouraged to

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  • Motlow, MTSU reach agreement on mechatronics

    Posted on August 15, 2014 at 7:03 am

    Motlow College and Middle Tennessee State University recently reached an articulation agreement that will allow Motlow mechatronics students to continue their education at MTSU. The agreement will allow Motlow mechatronics students to transfer 64 total credit hours to MTSU in order to complete a four-year plan that consists of a total of 135 credit hours. Upon graduation from MTSU, students will receive a bachelor of science degree in engineering, as

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FCE refurbishes historic sign

Posted on June 25, 2014 at 6:51 am

For over 75 years, UT Extension has offered a program to better our communities. Known in the past as Home Demonstration Clubs or Extension Homemakers, the Family and Consumer Education (FCE) clubs offer a way to get involved and make a difference in our communities through service and education. The Dellrose-Hotrock FCE Club’s most recent project has been to refurbish an historical Home Demonstration Club sign that had fallen into

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  • Volunteers needed for FLC Museum

    Posted on April 3, 2014 at 10:07 am


    The Fayetteville/Lincoln County Museum Association invites anyone interested in volunteering at the Museum to attend a volunteer morning meeting on Saturday, April 26, at 9 a.m. in the Museum. Refreshments will be served, and door prizes and tours given for any volunteer who may not be familiar with the Museum layout. All committed volunteers who have helped keep the Museum open from May to November in the past years are also

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  • Delap, Peery honored as ‘Volunteer Stars’

    Posted on March 17, 2014 at 2:48 pm

    First Lady Crissy Haslam joined Miss Tennessee 2013, Shelby Thompson, to honor volunteers from 39 counties at the Sixth Annual Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards ceremony in Franklin last week. The awards celebrated the efforts of 71 volunteers statewide, including two from Lincoln County, who strive to improve their communities through service. “I am thrilled to recognize Tennesseans who give of their time and resources to improve the community,” Mrs. Haslam

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