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Civitan grants

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 4:08 pm

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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  • TennesSeed Camp to be held in Tullahoma

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    The Southern Middle Tennessee Entrepreneur Centers, headquartered in Tullahoma, will be conducting a free one-day TennesSeed Camp on Tuesday, Oct. 28. The one-day event will be held at the Middle Tennessee Education Center in Shelbyville. “Our goal is to create economic growth in Middle Tennessee communities by connecting promising start-ups and young companies with the resources they need to succeed,” said Dan Marcum, SMTEC executive director. “This one-day event is

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  • Farm Bill, online decision aid training event Oct. 27

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    A one-day 2014 farm bill overview and producer aid demonstration and training is scheduled Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, 165 Courtland St., in Atlanta, Georgia. There is no cost to attend the training, but registration is required. To register, visit http://bit.ly/1tvEzCp . The training is open to U.S. Department of Agriculture-Farm Service Agency staff, consultants, credit institutions, Extension educators, and farmers. The

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Sports

Riverside Christian Academy’s cross-country teams finished their season at the Middle Tennessee Athletic Conference (MTAC) championship meet in Brentwood. The Knights’ varsity girls’ cross-country team won the conference championship for the second year in a row, and nine RCA runners were elected to the all conference team in their respective divisions. Pictured (from left) are Carlee Cowan, Baylee Patterson, Jessica England, Kelly Gleghorn, Leah Hampton, Megan Green, Rebecca Sain, Mary Grace Hamilton and Kayla Hunt.

RCA’s X-C team back-to-back conference champions

Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:15 pm

Riverside Christian Academy’s cross-country teams finished their season on Thursday at the Middle Tennessee Athletic Conference Championship meet in Brentwood. The Knights’ varsity girls’ cross-country team won the conference championship for the second year in a row and nine RCA runners were elected to the All Conference Team in their respective divisions. “We had another very successful season this year. I was pleased with everyone’s results at the championship meet.

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  • Sabghi’s supports soccer program

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:11 pm

    Sabghi's Gift

    Lincoln County High School’s senior soccer players, Sydney Fee (at left) and Hayley McGee, hold Pandora bracelets, gifts provided for the seniors by Sabghi’s Jewelers at the end of the season.

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  • Greystone presents dressage show series

    Posted on October 23, 2014 at 3:47 pm

    Greystone Riverdale Events presents Dressage at Greystone Show Series at Riverdale Farms. The 2014 Season Finale Dressage Show will be held Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 8-9, at Riverdale Farms. Enter to compete, cheer on the competitors or stop by to see what dressage is all about. High Point Division winners are at all shows for REI, open, adult amateur and junior young rider. This event will be held at 314

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Lifestyles

Craft show set for Host weekend

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 4:06 pm

Fall is finally in the air, and that means The Elk Valley Crafters’ 20th Annual Christmas Show is not far away. The event will take place at Lincoln County High School on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 8-9. Saturday’s show will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Sunday’s show is from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Admission to the show and parking are both free. The trolley will

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  • ‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ nears

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 9:04 pm

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    Some of the members of the angel choir in Carriage House Players’ production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever are (front, from left) Caragan Howell, Olivia Posey, Julie Eakin, Bekah Eakin, (second row) Anna Claire Dickey, Leah Beard, Abigail Satterfield, Audrey Satterfield, Carly Little, (third row) Sara Mann, Tessa Aldridge, Erin Young and Anna Kaye Lowrence. Performances are Nov. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. and

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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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Pet Stories

Animal Shelter’s ‘limited admission’ policy recapped

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 5:45 am

The Humane Society of Lincoln County’s Animal Shelter is a “Limited Admission” Shelter – that means that when cages or kennels are full, the Shelter staff will not accept any owner surrendered or stray animals until space becomes available. “If the Shelter is at capacity, the only way to make room for more animals is to get some adopted or euthanize them,” said Sharon Dunkin, president of the Humane Society,

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  • Area cat owner in Friskies finals

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    Lilac and Linus

    It’s time to determine which Internet cats have what it takes to earn one of “The Friskies” coveted catuettes, and among those in the competition is Hazel Green’s Sara Frye and her cats Lilac and Linus. Friskies opened voting to the public recently to find the next Internet cat superstar with the third annual “The Friskies” — the awards for the best Internet cat videos of the year. Now through

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  • Helping the animals

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    Helping the Animals

    For her seventh birthday, Raegan Clemons asked friends and family to make donations of cat and dog food in lieu of giving her birthday gifts. Here, Raegan delivers the donations to the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Animal Shelter. She is the daughter of Lincoln County’s Scott and Amy Clemons.

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Citizen's Journalism

Dessert winner

Local Cooking Teams Wins Best Dessert

Posted on May 3, 2013 at 10:42 am

Local BBQ Cooking Team Wins Best Dessert at the 26th Annual High on the Hog in Winchester.Tn. Best Dessert had to use Lincoln County’s Prichard’s Distillery” Sweet Lucy” in the their dessert. Dirty South BBQ team consist of Troy Long, John Edwards and Richie Lush. The team received a perfect score of 180 and received cash award and trophy and bragging rights for the next year. Pictured with Dirty South

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  • Civitan Club celebrates 45 years

    Posted on May 21, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    Civitan International recently congratulated members of the Highland Rim Civitan Club on their 45 years of dedicated service to the Fayetteville-Lincoln County community. The Highland Rim Civitan Club was organized May 27, 1967. “This is a wonderful achievement! Your longevity is a testament to sustained leadership, hard work, and commitment to the ideals of Civitan,” wrote W. John Rynearson, CAE executive vice president with Civitan International. The club has been

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  • Local Girls to Represent the States of Tennessee & Georgia at National Pageant

    Posted on April 27, 2012 at 9:19 am

    State Representatives

    Young ladies from all over the state were recently crowned at the Pure American Girl Miss Tennessee Pageant. State representatives include (Front Row-L/R) Dorothy Montanye-Little Queen, Jordan Clinard-People’s Choice, Reagan Scott-Toddler Queen, Emma Claire Wright-Tot Queen, Leah Brown-Little Top Model, Rylee Zettlemoyer-Toddler Top Model (Back Row-L/R) Glenda Phillips-Ms.Elegance Top Model, Baylee Davis-Junior Queen, Becca Patton-Young Queen, Magen Brown-Teen Queen, Kristen Buscher-Miss Queen, Alyssa Scruggs-Young Georgia Queen, Jena Lackey-Miss Top Model,

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Education

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Farm Credit grant

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 3:58 pm

South Lincoln’s Middle School Science Department received a monetary gift award from Farm Credit – Mid America based on their stewardship program of giving back to the community. Their program works at supporting and investing in educational settings to provide continuing knowledge of the agricultural industry. This grant will be will be used to construct a greenhouse where labs can be completed and enhance the knowledge of the agriculture and

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  • ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’ staged at Motlow

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    The Motlow College drama department is eager to delight children with its production of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” beginning Wednesday, Oct. 29, according to Jeannie Gallant, associate professor of communications at Motlow and director of the production. Performances will be held on the Moore County campus in Eoff Hall for area school children, as well as the general public. The play is based on the Hans Christian Anderson folktale of

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  • Blanche sets Harvest Festival

    Posted on October 19, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    Blanche School’s Harvest Festival will be held Thursday, Oct. 23, with a chili supper, carnival games and crowning of representatives. The PTF chili supper will be held from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. Carnival games, including Bingo, toilet paper toss, pick-up ducks, cake walk and many more activities, are from 5 until 7 p.m. A cake auction begins at 7:15 p.m. and crowning of representatives will be held at 7:30 p.m.

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Volunteering

Help military celebrate holidays

Posted on October 23, 2014 at 3:35 pm

“Christmas for the Soldiers”, an effort to show appreciation to military service members, is gearing up for the holidays, and organizers are asking for the community’s support. “I started Christmas for the soldiers in memory of our soldier we lost, Pfc. Tommy L. Curd,” said Ashley Sand of Lynchburg. “He loved his brothers and sisters.” Ashley referenced John 15:13: “Greater love has no man than this that a man lay

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  • Deer season brings hunger relief opportunities

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 4:49 pm

    Hunters for the Hungry

    Thousands of Tennesseans took to the woods last weekend as the 2014 whitetail deer season opened statewide. Hunters will be allowed to take several deer through the roughly 90-day season. That’s where the Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunters for the Hungry program comes in. September is Hunger Awareness Month, and participating deer processors are ready to accept donations of lean, healthy venison as part of Hunters for the Hungry. Last year,

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  • FCE refurbishes historic sign

    Posted on June 25, 2014 at 6:51 am

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    For over 75 years, UT Extension has offered a program to better our communities. Known in the past as Home Demonstration Clubs or Extension Homemakers, the Family and Consumer Education (FCE) clubs offer a way to get involved and make a difference in our communities through service and education. The Dellrose-Hotrock FCE Club’s most recent project has been to refurbish an historical Home Demonstration Club sign that had fallen into

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