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BHS Class of ‘55 celebrates 60th

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:01 pm

Boonshill Class of 1955 will observe its 60th anniversary on Saturday, May 16, at 4 p.m. at Shoney’s Restaurant in Fayetteville. Widows of five deceased classmates – Jack Mitchell, Bud Thorpe, Jimmy Cunningham, Terry Watson and David Burgess – are most welcome to attend. When this class began in 1951, there were 27 members; 13 of them graduated. The other 14 either moved out of the area, transferred to another

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  • Higgins hosts Spring Workshop

    Posted on April 24, 2015 at 5:29 am

    Higgins Funeral Home cordially invites the public to the upcoming “Spring Workshop” which will be held on Tuesday, April 28, from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Washington Street Church of Christ. This event will provide attendees with unique information from the following guest speakers: Barbara Merrell, Director of Social Services at Lincoln Care and Donalson; Linda Mills, LCSW Medical Social Worker; Susie Compton, RN, MSN, and administrator of

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  • Belvidere Firemen’s fish fry set Saturday

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 4:03 pm

    Belvidere Firemen’s all-you-can-eat fish fry will be held Saturday, April 25, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. In addition to fish, the fire department will be serving barbecue chicken, chicken strips, hush puppies, fries, baked beans, cole slaw, drinks and delicious homemade desserts. Live bluegrass music will be played by Christen Beiler & Friends, The Sims Family, Golden Holler and Carl Johnson and Rock Creek Grass. Meals are $13 for

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  • Beta Kappa Chapter meets with Spivey

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 4:03 pm

    Members of the Beta Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma meet with State Rep. Billy Spivey during a legislative program in Lewisburg. Pictured here are (from left) Spivey, Helen Lowe, Teresa Brown and Cecelia Johnson.

    The Beta Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met on March 12 at the First Commerce Bank in Lewisburg for the annual meeting with a legislative program. State Rep. Billy Spivey addressed the organization of key women educators. He began the meeting by thanking his teacher, Ginger Hardison of Cornersville High School. Mrs. Hardison taught the legislator the word “epiphany” as a student. Spivey is married to a teacher and

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  • Relay For Life set May 2

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 2:23 pm

    Relay for Life

    The 2015 Relay For Life! will be held Saturday, May 2, from noon until 12 midnight at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. The survivor banquet will be held prior to the event at 11 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies. This year’s theme is “Lincoln County Strong”. There will be great food, fun activities including a kiss the pig contest, live music and deejays, special ceremonies and recognition. Everyone is invited to

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  • SAAW yard sale set Saturday

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    The Southern Alliance Spay Neuter Clinic yard sale will be Saturday, April 25, at Askew Insurance Agency from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Bring donations to the clinic in Park City. Those who plan to drop off items for the yard sale should call (931) 433-0120 or email The Southern Alliance Spay Neuter Clinic provides low-cost services. In less than two years of operation, over 4,000 animals have been

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  • Bruno visits local veterans’ group

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 4:01 pm

    George Bruno

    Vietnam Era Veterans’ meeting was held at LZ Mike’s All American Diner in Shelbyville with George Bruno as the guest speaker. Bruno graduated from the Kingsport Merchant Marine Academy, Great Neck, RI. He served during the Vietnam War as a captain and also served for 30 years as a captain in the Navy Reserve. Bruno told the group that the Merchant Marines were the original Navy until the War of

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