Lifestyles

Child advocates needed

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 12:07 pm

Have you heard about the new program at Junior’s House? Join in the CASA Orientation set for Nov. 20 from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. at Junior’s House to learn more about this exciting new program that needs volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children. Refreshments will be served. Questions are welcomed.

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  • Jr. Round Dozen reviews ‘Girls of Atomic City’

    Posted on October 31, 2014 at 9:08 am

    Pictured here are the girls of Atomic City celebrating at the end of World War II. The book, ‘Girls of Atomic City,’ was reviewed during a recent Junior Round Dozen meeting.

    The October meeting of the Junior Round Dozen Club was held in the lovely country home of Rachael Harwell, with Faye Liddie and Eda Tabor serving as co-hostesses. Everyone enjoyed all of Rachael’s arts, crafts and her paintings, which she had displayed around the house. She is extremely talented in these ways and viewing these added to the members’ pleasure. A wonderful luncheon of crescent chicken casserole, spinach-orzo salad and

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  • Civitan grants

    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 4:08 pm

    Civitan Grant 01

    At the Highland Rim Civitans’ annual picnic, President Ron Derksen presented Valley District Civitan grants of $500 each to Patsy Gilliam, director of the Special B-Team Angels, and Ashley Welch, manager of the Child Development Center.

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Travel

Fall is perfect for antiquing

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:54 am

Ah, fall: it means cooler, crisp air, sweaters, bonfires, football games, pumpkin spice everything, and getting out on those cool Saturday mornings to shop for that perfect antique to complete a collection or just complete a room. North Alabama has several antique stores that are sure to have that much sought-after piece for which an antique connoisseur or novice is searching.   Bank Street Art and Antique Mall Located in

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  • Henry Horton Park to host historical tours

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Henry Horton State Park will host two historical tours in the upcoming months. Middle Tennessee is home to great historical attractions and Henry Horton’s tours will give visitors the opportunity to experience what the area has to offer, while staying at a beautiful state park.   The first tour, the Homes and Spirits Tour, will be held Oct. 23-25. The tour will include a bus ride to visit Traveller’s Rest

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  • World War II ship to visit area

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 10:37 am

    LST Memorial

    A 328 feet long piece of American history will be docked at Ingalls Harbor in Decatur, Alabama and will be available for public tours. The USS LST 325 is a World War II vessel that was part of the D-Day Invasion at Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. This ship is one of the last of her kind and is the only working LST in the United States. The ship

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Education

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LCHS hosts Veterans Day program

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 5:02 am

A Veterans Day program will be held at Lincoln County High School on Tuesday, Nov. 11, starting at 9 a.m. in the gymnasium. The event is open to the public. Prior to the program, there will a breakfast for veterans held in the LCHS commons area starting at 7:30 a.m.

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  • Livestock evaluation

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    Livestock Evaluation

    Lincoln County FFA participated in the State Livestock Evaluation CDE at the Tennessee State Fair, placing third in the state. Team members are (from left) Kaitlyn Ellis, Abigayle Pollock, Janie Peery and John Robert Snoddy. The team evaluated six classes of livestock, completed a team activity, gave two sets of oral reasons and completed a test. Pollock was high individual and Snoddy was third individual. The two also attended Ak-sar-ben

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  • Judging team

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 4:01 pm

    Judging Team --

    The Lincoln County FFA Dairy Judging Team competed in the Tennessee State FFA Dairy Evaluation CDE held at the Tennessee State Fair, placing seventh in the state. Members are (from left) Alex Tanner, Tiffany Mosquera, Katie Peery and Erin Moore. They judged six classes of dairy cows and heifers, took a test and gave two sets of oral reasons.

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Religion

Cross Project

Cross project

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 4:09 pm

Booneville United Methodist Church youth proudly hold up crosses they made during a Sunday school class while studying about God’s love. Patsy Wilkes Moore is teacher. The children will be helping this year with Booneville’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner to be held for the public on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27.

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  • Chili, auction, open mic fundraiser set

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 4:16 pm

    Beech Grove United Methodist Church in the Hughey Community will hold its annual Chili Stew Auction & Open Mic Fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 1. Dinner will be served from 5 until 7 p.m. There will be homemade desserts, handmade crafts and miscellaneous items auctioned throughout the evening. Special entertainment will be provided by the Beech Grove Singers and local entertainers, along with an open mic invitation for other gospel and

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  • Religion

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 11:38 am

    Trunk or Treat at Hannah’s Gap Baptist Church, Petersburg, will be held Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 6 until 8 p.m. There will be food, fun and a special drawing for a Bible. For more information, call 931-308-8898.   The 4th Annual Old Fashion Church Bazaar at Flintville First Baptist Church will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Proceeds will go toward the Christian Life

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Health

Huntington’s Disease Society plans Hope Walk

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 4:05 pm

The Tennessee Affiliate of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America announced that volunteers are raising awareness of Huntington’s disease, a devastating genetic neurological disease, through a Team Hope Walk to be held in Lewisburg next June. The Tennessee HDSA Affiliate invites everyone in the area to be part of the walk scheduled on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Rock Creek Park. The proceeds support HDSA’s mission to improve the lives

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  • Cold Water Challenge

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Cold Water Challenge (18) -- this one

    Goodman employees take the Cold Water Challenge to help raise funds for the Heart Walk. Pictured here are the top two fundraisers, (from left) John Lovette and Edward Ungacta. Ungacta raised $342 and Lovette raised $232. Together, Goodman employees raised $1,268 through this event. So far, Goodman has raised more than $21,268 for the Heart Walk this year. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pearson   Diane Tate, organizer of Goodman’s

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  • Candlelight Memorial offers support to families

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Lincoln Medical Home Health and Hospice extends a personal invitation to anyone who has lost a loved one to attend an afternoon of support and encouragement at First United Methodist Church on Sunday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. The Annual Candlelight Memorial is open to anyone who has lost a loved one and would like to be a part of a service offering support and encouragement. You are welcome to

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