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Back beef, local 4-H program

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 6:02 am

July is Beef Month in Tennessee. In celebration of beef month, Lincoln County 4-H will be hosting a beef promotional event at Gerald’s Foodland on Saturday, July 26, and potentially other retail locations around Fayetteville. There will be food, activities for kids, giveaways and much more. On July 26, Gerald’s will be having a special on T-bone and ribeye steaks, both $7.99 a pound. Coke® will also be helping out

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  • Imagination Library helps family replace books lost to tornadoes

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 2:01 pm

    Teresa Brown, Imagination Library director, meets with members of the Casey Manderson family at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Li-brary. There, the children chose some new books from Imagination Li-brary to replace books in their collection that were blown away or de-stroyed in the April 28 tornado. Pictured are (from left) Teresa Brown; Riley, age nine; Miranda Manderson, mother; and Layne, age five.

    When the April 28 tornado hit Lincoln County, the Casey Manderson family was safe inside their storm shelter. The building where the children’s books and toys and the Mandersons’ other possessions were stored was destroyed. The Mandersons had been staying with Casey’s parents, Bill and Donna Reavis, while their new home was being built.  An old mechanic’s shop at the home on Old Lincoln Road was a perfect place for

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  • STLS celebrates 5th anniversary, plans fundraisers

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 10:02 am

    The Southern Tennessee Ladies’ Society is celebrating its fifth anniversary year. The vision of nine founding members with a mission of awarding scholarships to graduating seniors in Coffee, Franklin, Grundy, Lincoln and Moore counties has become a reality, giving over $90,000 to 35 graduating seniors. Gayla Suddarth, one of the organization’s founding members, said, “I am so proud to have been part of the formation, launch and amazing growth of

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  • Miss Lincoln County Fair nears

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:01 pm

    Miss Lincoln County Fair Beauty Contest is back at the Fairgrounds this year and will be held Monday, Sept. 8. The event begins with the “Little Miss Lincoln County Fair” contest beginning at 6 p.m. This contest is for girls ages 4-6 years old as of the date of the contest. For more information, contact Julie Jean at (931) 993-8959. Immediately following that event, the “Miss Teen Lincoln County Fair”

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  • Dr. Beasley visits area veterans’ group

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:01 pm

    Dr. Beasley --

    Dr. Farris Beasley was the Vietnam Era Veterans speaker for the July meeting. Dr Beasley is a retired veterinarian and military historian from Lincoln County. He attends many military reenactments of the Civil War and said more battles were fought in Tennessee and Virginia than in any other state. Tom Taylor, veteran, welcomed everyone to the meeting at Mike’s All American Diner in Shelbyville. Howard Pinkston, veteran, led the pledge.

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  • Sandlin earns Eagle Scout rank

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    On hand for Matthew Sandlin’s Eagle Scout induction are (from left) An-drew Sandlin, Life Scout Athens Troop 240; Matthew Sandlin; Troop 240 Scoutmaster Allen Sandlin; Ed Sandlin, Matthew’s grandfather; Marianne Moye, adjutant, American Legion Post 49; Gail Sandlin, Matthew’s grand-mother; American Legion Post 49 Commander Camden Kent; and Ameri-can Legion Post 49 Senior Vice Commander Bob Borden.

    Matthew Sandlin recently achieved the status of Eagle Scout at a court of honor at First United Methodist Church, Athens, Ala. For his Eagle Merit Badge project, Matthew, with the support of other scouts, scout leaders, friends and family, photographed the markers and prepared a file of all American military personnel and veterans buried in the Athens City Cemetery. He presented the results of his work to American Legion Post

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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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