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Rabies clinics held this weekend

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 6:26 am

The annual Rabies Vaccination Clinics will take place on Saturday, March 28. Tennessee state law requires that all dogs and cats six months of age must be vaccinated by a licensed veterinarian. The price is $9 per animal. The vaccination fee will be the same at local veterinarian offices March 21-28. The March 28 schedule is Highland Rim School, 1-3 p.m.; Boonshill Community Center, 9-11 a.m.; South Lincoln School, 1-3

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Rabies clinics held this weekend

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 6:26 am

The annual Rabies Vaccination Clinics will take place on Saturday, March 28. Tennessee state law requires that all dogs and cats six months of age must be vaccinated by a licensed veterinarian. The price is $9 per animal. The vaccination fee will be the same at local veterinarian offices March 21-28. The March 28 schedule is Highland Rim School, 1-3 p.m.; Boonshill Community Center, 9-11 a.m.; South Lincoln School, 1-3

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  • Mobile food pantry Saturday

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:27 pm

    Hands of Mercy Mobile Food Pantry will be held Saturday, March 28, at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. Free food for Lincoln County residents will be distributed to the first 250 families present on a first come, first served basis. Numbers will be passed out starting at 8:30 a.m. to participants who have current identification and proof of Lincoln County residency. Volunteers for the food pantry are asked to be at

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  • Petersburg pursues funds for home rehabs

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 7:26 am

    The Town of Petersburg will pursue funding to assist with rehabilitating homes of the low- and very-low income residents. According to a resolution passed last week, the town will submit an application for the Home Investments Partnerships Program (HOME) funds in the amount of $500,000 for the purpose of rehabilitating the homes. Petersburg Alderman Don McLaine noted that this is 100 percent grant money, and there are no matching funds.

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Sports

Lincoln County High School's center mid James Fee sends the ball deep against Sparkman High School in the Falcons’ first-ever home game under the lights. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

LCHS soccer plays under the lights

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 5:19 pm

Lincoln County High School’s Falcon soccer team reached a milestone headed into its 2015 season. With the addition of new lights, the soccer teams can now schedule night games. The Falcons are led by eight-year coach J.D. Hall. He is assisted this season by J.T. McGrady, a 2001 graduate of LCHS and former member of the Falcon soccer team. He then played at the next level for Martin Methodist College.

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  • Tigers win over Knights, ‘Dogs

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 5:18 pm

    Fayetteville High School’s Gustavo Shiomatsu put eight strikeouts in the books in action last week at home against Riverside Christian Academy. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Fayetteville High School’s Tiger baseball picked up a win in their home opener on Wednesday of last week, defeating Riverside Christian Academy, 5-1. Saturday, the Tigers continued their winning streak with a road win over Cornersville, 5-3. Riverside scored its run in the top of the first on an RBI single by Josh Mills. The Tigers plated three runs in the bottom half of the inning on a couple of

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  • Lady Falcons roll over Lady Rebs

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 5:18 pm

    Lincoln County High School’s Kaitlyn Howell worked the mound in the Lady Falcons’ five-inning win last week over Franklin County. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Lincoln County High School’s Lady Falcon softball team improved their District 8-AAA record to 2-1 last week with a five-inning win over Franklin County. LCHS finished on top, 13-1. The one run for the Lady Rebs came in the first inning unearned from two errors, but the ladies got their game on track and finished the game free of defensive miscues. LCHS knotted it a 1-1 in the bottom half

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Relay for Life

Relay For Life set May 2

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:16 pm

The 2015 Relay For Life! will be held Saturday, May 2, from noon until 12 midnight at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. The survivor banquet will be held prior to the event at 11 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies. This year’s theme is “Lincoln County Strong”. There will be great food, fun activities including a kiss the pig contest, live music and deejays, special ceremonies and recognition. Everyone is invited to

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  • Democratic Party to hold reorganization meeting March 28

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 5:15 pm

    The Lincoln County Democratic Party will hold a County Convention for Reorganization on Saturday, March 28, beginning at 12 noon. The meeting will take place in the auditorium of the Fayetteville Municipal Building on the east side of the Fayetteville square. The chairperson, vice-chairperson, secretary, treasurer, and members of the executive committee will be elected. The agenda for 2015 will also be discussed. All Democratic residents, who are eligible voters

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  • SAAW offers discount

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 5:17 pm

    Southern Alliance of Animal Welfare (SAAW) has announced a promotion for low-cost spay for dogs. This promotion, thanks to a grant from The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, is income based, and owners must be residents of Lincoln County. For a medium size female dog weighing 30 to 65 pounds, the cost is $20. Appointments are limited so call SAAW for an appointment at (931) 433-0120. The clinic is located

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Entertainment

Jennie Roles-Walter art students from Fayetteville High School work on the backdrop for the Fabulous Fifties Show, Rockin’ through the Seasons. The students assisting with the project include Bonnie Wakefield, Allie Heffington, Madison Phillips, Annie Ho, Maggie Cunningham, Allie Ruhlander, Selin Halaci, Austin Rennie, Lanny Slayton, Denzel Hampton, Jacari Kelso, Patrick Knott, Terry Smith, Erin Wakefield, Kelly Beckley, Haley Jackson, Byrion Fox, Skylar McDonald, Kayla Barnes, Millicent Plunkett, Marta Ysbert, Kwunjira Aimprasertsuk, Rebecca Hall, Destiny Jackson, Devon Balsalma, and Summer Shelton.

Fabulous Fifties Show is all about community!

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 6:15 am

This year’s Fabulous Fifties Show, Rockin’ through the Seasons, is all about community, from everyone on stage and behind the scenes to the audience and local businesses. “We want to thank the community for all the support that is given us,” said Jane Wilcox, producer. “Whenever we ask for help, people are so willing to give it.” The show, now in its 29th year, opens this week in the auditorium

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  • Musicians present 20th Performing Arts, Open Mic show

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 5:15 pm

    Taylor Hoch performs during Thursday's show.

    “We were pleased to welcome our international visitors Jim and Adrienne Bertagnolli from Dundee, the fourth-largest city in Scotland, to our show last night,” said Taylor Hoch, host of the 20th Performing Arts and Open Mic Show at the Art Center Thursday night. Taylor opened the show with three of her original Americana songs. Ron Adcock and Jay Jernigan accompanied Taylor on drums and guitar, respectively. Robert Foster, a regular

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  • ‘Notes for Notes’ benefits music students

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 5:13 pm

    The Fayetteville City Schools Band Boosters will host the Second Annual “Notes for Notes” benefit concert at Fayetteville High School on Saturday, April 11. International Guitar Champion Shane Adkins will return to headline this year’s event. Other featured acts include Just Down the Road and Spur of the Moment. The performance starts at 6:30 p.m. Those holding the first 200 tickets sold will enjoy a barbecue dinner beginning at 5

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