Lifestyles

Relay for Life ornaments for sale

Posted on November 27, 2014 at 8:06 am

You still have time to order a Relay for Life ornament. Personalize your ornament in memory or in honor of someone who has battled cancer. Cost is $7 each for a regular, 3 1/4 inch size, or $10 each for a jumbo, 4 inch size. Ornaments have charms, beads or poems inside to personalize them for you and your loved one. A gift box is included. Order forms are available

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  • Hand bell concert at C.P. Church

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 11:05 am

    “Faith Ringers” Bell Choir will perform on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Pictured are (front, from left) John Brazelton, Pam Thomas, (second row) Malinda Gibson, director, Terry Kirby, (third row) Michelle Porter, Ron Thomas, Clare Brazelton, (fourth row) Janice Stovall, DeLois Thompson, (fifth row) Ariel Cox, Debra Jenkins and Kim Sink.

    Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church will be the site of the Faith Ringers’ annual Christmas hand bell concert.   The theme of this year’s concert is “A Dickens of a Ring.”   Come and hear the delightful sounds of Christmas carols done with hand bells.   This group of 11 bell ringers, directed by Malinda Gibson, will be performing on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. in the church sanctuary. All

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  • 64th anniversary

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 6:05 am

    64th Anniversary --

    James “Skippy” and Martha Holly Parkes celebrate their 64th wedding anniversary at the home of Bill and Rebecca Parkes Pyron on Nov. 16 in Winchester. Attending the dinner were Jim and Holly Pyron Cortner of Winchester, Heath and Erin Pyron Patterson of Christiana and great-grandson, Robert Cortner of Shelbyville. Also in attendance were Bob and June Cortner of Winchester. Martha and Skip were married on Nov. 12, 1950 at the

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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

Clark, Mark

Clark named to All Tennessee School Board

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 12:59 pm

Fayetteville’s Mark Clark was named to the All Tennessee School Board during the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) annual convention. Clark, who serves as chairman of the Fayetteville Board of Education, was among six outstanding school board members named to the All Tennessee School Board. “He is a board member that every superintendent would like to clone,” said Dr. Janine Wilson, director of the Fayetteville City School System. “He is

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  • Great American Smoke Out

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 4:59 pm

    Great American Smokeout

    Fayetteville High School students, along with teacher Linda Dorris, partner with Samantha Bagley, health educator of Lincoln County, during National Great American Smoke Out Day on Nov. 20. Students made paper flip flops and stated why they chose not to smoke. The 1,200 flip flops on the bulletin board behind the students represent the number of people who die each day related to tobacco use. ~ Staff photo by Laurie

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  • Lincoln’s hat

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    Lincoln's hat

    Mr. Lincoln (a.k.a. Dennis Boggs) visited Riverside Christian Academy and other local schools last Friday while he was in town for the Host of Christmas Past. He shared lots of history and trivia with the student body and even entrusted ninth grader Logan Groce with his hat during his presentation.

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Religion

“Faith Ringers” Bell Choir will perform on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Pictured are (front, from left) John Brazelton, Pam Thomas, (second row) Malinda Gibson, director, Terry Kirby, (third row) Michelle Porter, Ron Thomas, Clare Brazelton, (fourth row) Janice Stovall, DeLois Thompson, (fifth row) Ariel Cox, Debra Jenkins and Kim Sink.

Hand bell concert at C.P. Church

Posted on November 26, 2014 at 11:05 am

Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church will be the site of the Faith Ringers’ annual Christmas hand bell concert.   The theme of this year’s concert is “A Dickens of a Ring.”   Come and hear the delightful sounds of Christmas carols done with hand bells.   This group of 11 bell ringers, directed by Malinda Gibson, will be performing on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. in the church sanctuary. All

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  • St. Paul hosts Thanksgiving meal

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 5:07 pm

    The John Long Noon Bible Study group of St. Paul A.M.E. Church will sponsor Thanksgiving dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 26, at 12 noon at the church. A Thanksgiving meal of turkey and dressing with all the fixings will be provided at no charge to anyone in need of a good meal that day. Sick or shut-in citizens desiring a hot meal may call Thomas Kemp at 433-0252 or leave a

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  • Religion

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 2:44 pm

    Praise Break, a gospel show presented by DBM & Dial Christ Ministries, will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 29, at 77 Clark Avenue in Fayetteville. Performers include Duran Buckingham, S.L.I.M.M.M., Mo-Betta and introducing Flip Side. Admission is $5 per person. Concessions of fish and wings will also be sold during the event. All funds will go to the cancer society.   The Cavaliers Quartet will be in

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Health

Holiday Heroes blood drive slated

Posted on November 26, 2014 at 5:01 pm

Patrick Wellness and Rehab Center will host a Blood Assurance Holiday Heroes blood drive on Monday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Patrick Wellness and Rehab Center is located at 1001 Huntsville Highway in Fayetteville. Blood Assurance is holding several Holiday Heroes blood drives throughout its service area in an effort to boost the blood supply during the holiday season, which tends to be a difficult time to

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  • Home Health: Providing quality care in the comfort of home

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    The Home Health and Hospice team includes (front, from left) Susie Compton, administrator; Celina Thompson, RPT (physical therapist); Linda Mills, social worker; Angie Holden, LPN; Ellen Poarch, RN; (rear) Brandi Halcomb, secretary; Donna Giovianzzo, nurse assistant; Amy Bates, RN; Debbie Groce, RN; and Cheryl Albury, RN. Not pictured are Brenda Monks, Home Health aide; Nancy Thomas, RN; and Mary Frances Jones, RN.

    As part of the celebration of November as National Home Care and Hospice month, the staff at Lincoln Medical Home Health and Hospice provided weekly information about home health and hospice care. The series concludes with a story of a home care patient. Mr. Robert Clark is 68 years old. He has high blood pressure, had a heart attack in the past and takes several medications for those conditions. He

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  • Hospice: Team effort key to quality care

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    Pictured here are employees of Lincoln Medical Home Health & Hospice Interdisciplinary Team Meeting.  The team meets every 14 days to review each patient and ensure all patients’ needs are met.

    Hospice care is a team effort. Trained health care professionals guide the patient and his or her loved ones as they face a terminal illness, and focus on symptom management and emotional and spiritual support at the end of life. This interdisciplinary team consists of doctors, nurses, home health aides, social workers, and trained volunteers who work together with a common goal: To help keep the patient as symptom-free as

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