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Highway Patrol sets roadside checkpoints

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 5:18 am

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting driver license roadside safety checkpoints during the week of Aug. 1 on State Route 275 at the 4.5 mile marker beginning at 8 p.m. in Lincoln County. A second driver license roadside checkpoint will be held Aug. 8 at 1 p.m. on U.S. Highway 431 at the 2.6 mile marker. Recognizing the danger presented to the public by unqualified drivers, troopers will concentrate

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Highway Patrol sets roadside checkpoints

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 5:18 am

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting driver license roadside safety checkpoints during the week of Aug. 1 on State Route 275 at the 4.5 mile marker beginning at 8 p.m. in Lincoln County. A second driver license roadside checkpoint will be held Aug. 8 at 1 p.m. on U.S. Highway 431 at the 2.6 mile marker. Recognizing the danger presented to the public by unqualified drivers, troopers will concentrate

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  • New state troopers graduate; two assigned here

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 5:19 am

    Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schrober recently served as the keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony for the Tennessee Highway patrol’s trooper cadet class in Hermitage. Fifty state troopers earned their badges at the Hermitage Hills Baptist Church that morning. Two of those graduates, Troopers Robert Orr and Thomas Thompson, have been assigned to Lincoln County. “Congratulations to the graduates of Cadet Class 614 and to your families who

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  • Two charged after multiple burglaries

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 5:19 am

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    Two local men were arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies last week following a month-long investigation into area burglaries. Sheriff Murray Blackwelder said that the multiple burglaries occurred at the same residence located on the south side of the county. The burglaries involved the theft of personal belongings, furniture, household items and antique glassware. “We recovered part of the property, but we’re still trying to recover some of the other

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Tiger practice

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:10 pm

Fayetteville High School’s Coach Alvin Palmer (standing at right) talks to his team at the end of practice last week. The Tigers are working to get their second season underway as a varsity program in 2014. On Aug. 1, FHS travels to Cornersville for a preseason scrimmage. On Aug. 8, the Tigers have a scrimmage scheduled in Tullahoma. Then, on Aug. 15, Fayetteville will play in a jamboree game at

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  • 7-on-7 scrimmage

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:10 pm

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    Lincoln County High School’s Hunter Meeks brings in a catch for a score in Falcon football’s 7-on-7 passing scrimmage against Ardmore last week at LCHS. Eight varsity teams participated in the event. The Falcons begin workouts in full pads Monday with scrimmages against Ravenwood on July 31, Riverdale on Aug. 1 and Moore County on Aug. 8. On Aug. 15, LCHS will play in a jamboree in Shelbyville. The Falcons

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  • Lions Club Football Jamboree set Aug. 9

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:10 pm

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    The 21st Annual Fayetteville Lions Club Jamboree will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, at Lincoln High School’s Meadows/Thompson Stadium beginning at 5 p.m. with eight teams playing two quarters each. Tickets are $4 for pre-sale from the schools and all proceeds stay with the respective schools. Tickets at the gate are $5. Concessions will be available. Huntland takes on Flintville in the first match-up. Blanche meets South Lincoln in the

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High Point Champ

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 2:03 pm

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

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    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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  • Horse judging

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 5:03 am

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    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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CHP’s Willy Wonka opens this week

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 6:06 am

Carriage House Players’ production of Willy Wonka opens this Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Adnia Rice Theater at Lincoln County High School. Additional dates are July 25, 26, 31 and Aug. 1and 2 at 7 p.m. and July 27 and Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. This production is directed by Mickey Johnson, assisted by Jennifer Taylor, with Lisa Adams as musical director. This musical spectacular stars Wilder Posey as

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  • State Fair’s Taste of Tennessee expands to two nights

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:06 pm

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    Tennessee State Fair’s Taste of Tennessee has expanded to two nights. Opening weekend at the Tennessee State Fair will provide again this year an opportunity for fairgoers to taste the best of Tennessee except this year the special tasting event will include much more than a variety of locally brewed beers and ales. Introduced at last year’s Fair as a one-night event, the Taste of Tennessee was received with such

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  • CHP’s Willy Wonka nears

    Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    The Oompa Loompas are working hard, getting ready for your arrival on opening night, July 24, 7 p.m., at Carriage House Players’ production of Willy Wonka. Pictured (front, from left) are Meredith Harrington, Luci Hunt, (second row) Anna Claire Dickey, McKenna Davis, Gavin Williams, Rachel Benson, (third row) Trace Williams, Tessa Aldridge, Trinity Lones, Sonya Williams, Caleb Beard, (fourth row) Marae Miller and Reagan Brady.

    Carriage House Players’ production of Willy Wonka is set to open Thursday, July 24, at 7 p.m. All performances of Willy Wonka will be at the Adnia Rice Theater at Lincoln County High School. Additional performances will be July 25, 26, 31 and Aug. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and July 27 and Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at regular ticket outlets: Bagley &

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