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Support Humane Society, SAAW through ‘Big Payback’

Posted on April 17, 2015 at 6:50 am

It’s coming! The countdown has begun! The Countdown to what, you say? Why, the Big Payback, of course. What’s the Big Payback? The Big Payback is everyone’s chance to make an online donation to your favorite local non-profit or school. The Big Payback, sponsored by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, is a 24-hour period of giving. It’s the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s way of encouraging folks to help

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  • Jewel West celebrates 102nd birthday

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 7:51 am

    Jewel Johnson West recently celebrated her 102nd birthday with friends and family. Now a resident of Lincoln Care Center, she was born March 12, 1913 here in Lincoln County.

    Friends and family gathered on March 12 at Lincoln Care Center here in Fayetteville to help Jewell Johnson West celebrate her 102nd birthday. Born March 12, 1913 in Lincoln County, she was married July 27, 1929, to James Robert West, Sr., and together the couple had five children, including Billy West, Ada Ruth West, Bobby West, Frances Jane West, and Jo Ann West. “Our family came here when Lincoln County

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  • Word from the Library … Tea party planned

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 4:51 pm


    JILLIAN RAEL library director There are some wonderful events coming up this month at the library. We are so pleased and proud to announce that on April 18 from 10 a.m. until noon we welcome Michael Freeland to our library. Mr. Freeland entered the military in 1943 to serve in the European Theater during World War II. Initially selected for armored service, he actually ended up as a medic serving

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  • Higgins hosts Spring Workshop

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 10:50 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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  • Vaughn featured in literary magazine

    Posted on April 10, 2015 at 5:46 am

    Norris Vaughn

    Norris Vaughn, III, 25, a graduate student at the University of Alabama, Huntsville, has been crafting stories since he was a child. As he got a little older, he began to write them down, and has now written up to 75 short stories. One of his stories was recently selected to be published in the new UAH Literary Magazine “New Beginnings”. He submitted approximately 20 stories, but the one selected

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  • Girl Scouts participate in Art Camp

    Posted on April 9, 2015 at 8:45 am

    Local Girl Scouts at Art Camp work on a banner they designed to depict “what Girl Scouts means to me”.

    Girl Scouts from Lincoln, Marshall and Franklin counties met at Camp Joy near Lynchburg for Art Camp. Art Camp was the brainchild of Senior Girl Scout, Lilli Johnson. Lilli is a 10th grade student at Fayetteville High School, and she has been a Girl Scout since she started Daisies in kindergarten. In addition to completing requirements for badges, Lilli has been working on Journeys, a relatively new program element for

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  • Pollock, Mendoza attend Leadership Summit

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 9:47 am

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    Abigayle Pollock and Bobby Joe Mendoza of Lincoln County High School were sponsored by Fayetteville Public Utilities to attend the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association’s 2015 Youth Leadership Summit March 16-18 in downtown Nashville. Pollock, daughter of Philip and Dana Pollock of Taft, and Mendoza, son of Dennis and Jackie Casey of Taft, were among 46 high school juniors representing the state’s 23 rural electric systems who attended the annual event.

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