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64th anniversary

Posted on November 26, 2014 at 6:05 am

James “Skippy” and Martha Holly Parkes celebrate their 64th wedding anniversary at the home of Bill and Rebecca Parkes Pyron on Nov. 16 in Winchester. Attending the dinner were Jim and Holly Pyron Cortner of Winchester, Heath and Erin Pyron Patterson of Christiana and great-grandson, Robert Cortner of Shelbyville. Also in attendance were Bob and June Cortner of Winchester. Martha and Skip were married on Nov. 12, 1950 at the

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  • Jim, Roberta Kidd celebrate 60th anniversary

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 6:02 am

    Kidd Anniversary

    Nov. 10th marked the 60th wedding anniversary for Jim and Roberta Kidd. Jim was born and raised in Lincoln County. After graduating from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville with his business and law degrees, he returned to Fayetteville to begin his law practice. Roberta Kidd was born and raised in Madison County, Ala. She was the salutatorian of her high school class. After graduation, she became the legal assistant

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  • Orman visits area veterans

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    Lee Orman

    Lee Orman was the featured speaker during the November meeting of the Vietnam Era Veterans. Orman brought the vets up to date on new developments in the Veterans Administration to help benefit veterans. He talked about the veterans’ cemeteries in Tennessee and said that the veteran and his or her spouse can be buried beside each other at no cost to the veteran. Orman handed out a form and told

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  • Porter visits vets

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 5:01 pm

    Porter welcomed --

    Tom Taylor of Vietnam Era Veterans (at right) welcomes Jason Porter to the group’s monthly meeting in November. Porter took the microphone to say a few words and led the vets in opening prayer. Porter is the speaker for the next meeting of the Vietnam Era Veterans on Dec. 11.

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  • Area pilot gives plane to Wings of Hope

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 5:02 pm

    Bob Becker (right) hands the keys to his Cessna 182 to Don Hoerstkamp of Wings of Hope, an organization twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize and dedicated to helping those in need around the world. The presentation was made recently at the Fayetteville Municipal Airport, where Becker has kept his plan for the past 25 years. ~ Staff photo by Lucy Williams

    Since Bob Becker learned to fly here in Fayetteville 46 years ago, the love of flying has kept him coming back, but over the summer, the Huntsville, Ala., retiree decided to give up the hobby and donate his plane to Wings of Hope, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee. “I wish we could keep flying forever,” Becker said recently, adding that he knew his Cessna 182, produced in 1971, would have

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  • Gallant-Riverview holds remembrance service

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 5:02 pm

    Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home will host its Annual Christmas Remembrance Service for all those who have lost a loved one this year. The ceremony will be held Thursday, Dec. 4, at 6:30 p.m. “The holidays can be a particularly difficult time to cope with the loss of a loved one,” said Brooke Gallant Fanning. “It is Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home’s hope that its Annual Christmas Remembrance Service will provide a comforting setting

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  • LCHS Class of ‘84 plans reunion

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 5:01 pm

    Lincoln County High School’s Class of 1984 will hold its 30-year class reunion for any graduate of 1984 and also the year above and below. It will be held at the Lincoln County Museum and Civic Center on Saturday, Jan. 17, from 6 p.m. until midnight. Before Dec. 15, advance tickets for admission are $35 single and $55 couple. After that date, prices are $40 for single and $60 for

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