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Horse judging

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 4:09 pm

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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    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 4:08 pm

    LibraryNews

    JILLIAN RAEL library director Our Summer Reading Program for Teens is almost complete, with our wrap-up party taking place on Thursday. We have had a wonderful group of teens this summer and have had so much fun! We are already looking at ways to improve our program for next summer and want to thank everyone involved in this year’s programs. Our speaker series is still in full swing. We welcomed

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  • Mrs. Noblitt celebrates 100th

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:08 pm

    Idova Noblitt (seated) receives a $100 check from First National Bank’s Jimmy Cox (at left) and Lyman Cox for her 100th birthday on July 18. A witty and perky centurion, Mrs. Noblitt plans to go on a shopping spree with the $100. Also pictured is one of her three daughters, Shelia Bart-lett. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pearson

    With a broad smile, joyful laugh and twinkle in her eyes, Idova Noblitt celebrated her 100th birthday on July 18 at Covenant Manor and received $100 from First National Bank executives Jimmy Cox and Lyman Cox. Her birthday parties began a week before her birthday, one at Shadow Valley, a second celebration at Covenant Manor and a third at Lincoln Baptist Church a week later. Idova’s quick wit keeps those

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  • International Gospel Hour marks 80th birthday

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:07 pm

    This year the International Gospel Hour, broadcast from Fayetteville, celebrates its 80th birthday. Since 1934, IGH has had two principal speakers, V.E. Howard from 1934 to 1995 and Winford Claiborne, from 1995 to present. V.E. Howard of Texarkana, Texas, originally started the radio program and set a record in religious broadcasting by preaching on the air for more than 60 years. He was baptized into Christ in October 1930 and

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  • 95th birthday

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:07 pm

    95th Birthday --

    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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  • 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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