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Sunday, Sept. 9, saw the running of the 2018 Quarter Horse and Mule races at the 114th Lincoln County Fair. We had an exciting day of races even with a gusty rain shower which blew in as the final few races were run.

South Lincoln School celebrated its football homecoming. Members of the court are (at front) Mason Jenkins, crown bearer; Whitley Raby, flower girl; (rear, from left) Briar Corder and Nihla Brown, sixth grade representatives; Tyler Edwards and Allie Bonner, seventh grade; Paislee Shelton, st…

Fayetteville High School’s Tigers are still looking for their first win of the season after going down to Mt. Pleasant on homecoming night, 40-0.


Lincoln County High School’s Falcons picked up a storybook win at home over Columbia Friday night. The 23-22 victory couldn’t have been more exciting if Coach Tim Johnson had written it himself. It’s his first home win as head coach of the Falcons.

After opening their season with a road trip win over Lawrence County on week one, the Falcons were off week two, giving Coach Tim Johnson time to prepare for their region opener this week at home against Columbia.

Fayetteville High School’s Tigers took a tough loss Friday night, playing up against the 2-A Forrest High School. FHS went down to the Rockets, 51-0.

Riverside Christian Academy’s varsity football team defeated Franklin Classical School, 32-22, on Friday night to bring the Knights’ season record to 1-1.

The Riverside Christian Academy Knights kicked off their varsity football season on Friday night against the reigning eight-man football national champions, the Christian Community School Colts from Whitehouse.

Fayetteville High School’s Tiger football team went down in their season opener at home to Nolensville High School, 41-28. The Knights are a 4-A classification in their second year playing a varsity schedule.

The Lincoln County Trap Team competed at the 2018 Academics, Integrity, and Marksmanship (AIM) Youth Trapshooting National Championship held July 28-31 at the World Shooting & Recreational Complex in Sparta, Ill.


South Lincoln’s Lady Eagles finished in the top spot of the Preseason County Volleyball Tournament held Friday and Saturday at Lincoln County High School.

The Vols 8U baseball team, sponsored by First Franklin Financial, took second place in the TYBA state tournament the weekend of July 20-22. The boys put up a great fight all weekend, losing the championship game by only one run after two extra innings. The team also got second place in the o…


Senior Fishing Day, otherwise known as the First Annual Worm Drowning Contest, will be held Saturday, Aug. 4, at Stonebridge Park Pond in Fayetteville.

Juniors (from left) Sara Koonce, McKenzie Swinford and Anna Marie Thornton received 8AAA All-District team awards during the annual banquet for Lincoln County High School and Middle School softball teams. In addition, Koonce also received the Highest Batting Average Award with an impressive …

After finishing with a 7-0 regular season record, the Fayetteville Area Swim Team (F.A.S.T.) wrapped up a stellar year with a third place finish out of a field of 10 teams in the championship meet held at the Fowler Center in Sewanee.

Lincoln County High School’s Falcon football 1993 championship team will celebrate its 25th reunion on Aug. 11 at Pebble Creek Golf Course here in Fayetteville.


Fayetteville’s Sadie Wolaver, pictured here in action at the 26th annual International Finals Youth Rodeo (IFYR) last week at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center in Shawnee, Okla., placed 10th in the final standings for barrel racing. Wolaver finished 14th in the first go with a time of …

Davis Barnes (at left), president of the Bank of Frankewing, presents Ian Bonner with a $250 donation to the Lincoln County 4-H Archery Club. Ian has been shooting with the club since its inception in 2015. He has participated in two regional contests. The Archery Club meets to practice ever…