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Brown takes over Bulldog hoops program

New Cornersville Bulldog basketball coach Dakota Brown has a vision for his program.The first-year head coach wants to build a foundation around the youth in the program, which he feels can lead to …

47th Super Pull of the South

CHAPEL HILL — Roars from fans and machinery, clouds of black smoke, and southern hospitality are a small portion of what the Chapel Hill Lions Club provides with their annual Super Pull of the …
Obituaries
Thurman Dugger Davis, of Oklahoma City, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family July 28, 2022, at the age of 87. Thurman was born April 27th, 1935, near Ostella, in Marshall County, …
  Mr. Phil Sullivan, 54, of Chapel Hill, TN, died Thursday, July 28, 2022. Born in Nashville, TN, Mr. Sullivan was the son of June Sullivan Timmons. Phil was an employee of Marelli North …
Dr. Kenneth Phelps, Jr. passed away on July 29, 2022, at his home in Lewisburg, TN at 4:30 p.m. surrounded by his family. Dr. Kenneth was a native of Lewisburg and the son of the late Dr. Jack Phelps …
June Whitsett Ring, 92, of Lewisburg, died Friday, July 22, 2022, at NHC Oakwood. She was a native of Giles County, the daughter of the late Deward Allen and Annie Rydner Holt. She was a …
Howard Doug Williams, 72, of Lewisburg, died Friday, July 22, 2022, at his residence. He was a native of Marshall County, the son of the late Houston Alexander and Mable Jett Williams. He was the …
Local news

Chapel Hill secures long-term water deal

Chapel Hill took an important step toward improving future water supply at the Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting on Monday. The town officially entered into an agreement with the county water …

Quite a Buzz

A swarm of bees created quite a buzz Friday morning. Vickie Hay, owner of Marshall County Title & Escrow, Inc., noticed a swarm of bees on the side of the building by her office.  She …

Crowded election year for the county

2022 will be a busy election year for Marshall County with the county general election, as well as a host of municipal, state, and federal seats up for grabs. Voters will have two opportunities in …

Commission fills one seat, no interest in another

The Marshall County Commission filled a vacancy on Monday night butwere forced to leave another vacant. Commissioners filled the 8th District seat vacated by the move out of district by Vincent …

Commission makes appointments

The Marshall County Commission dealt with a long and routine agenda at Monday night’s monthly meeting. Commissioners approved members and alternates for the county’s Board of …

School Board honors Teachers of the Year

To open the March 14 Marshall County Board of Education meeting, Director of Schools Jacob Sorrells and Elementary Curriculum Supervisor Tammy Lewis introduced and honored the 2022 Teachers of the …
Local sports
Columns

College landscape hit with more realignment

About 10 years ago, when the last major round of conference realignments came around, I suspected there would be a major shift in the landscape of college sports. Boy did I hit the nail on the …

My teams let me down...again

I’m beginning to think I may never get to experience a championship as a fan of any of my teams. No, seriously. It’s been nothing but heartbreak for any of my teams I’m a fan …

Successful school year enters final week with state tournaments

I’ve been covering sports for more than a decade. This isn’t just a job for me, this is a passion that I truly try to reflect in my coverage in our area. I remember getting my first job …

Lockout shows how out of touch MLB is with fans

America’s pastime may be in danger.It’s no secret the MLB has been facing a viewership problem for years as it continues its free fall in popularity among professional sports leagues. …

Colleges

Five bold predictions for college football

With just over a month until the 2022 college football season kicks off, teams are putting in the summer work, while fans’ excitement, and perhaps anxiety, reaches a fever pitch, leading up to …

Tigerette soccer standout signs with UT-Southern

Paige Styles has played soccer for the majority of her life. From the early age of five years old to her time in high school, she’s built a dream of wanting to play soccer at the collegiate …

High Schools
CHAPEL HILL — The Forrest Rocket and Lady Rocket golf teams got off to a solid start on the season during Tuesday’s tri-match at Henry Horton against Cascade and Community.Led by Noah …
In the middle of summer workouts, Marshall County head coach Thomas Osteen likes what he’s seen from his team so far this summer.Last Friday night, the Tigers participated in their annual media …
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Back to school: This August you can help more children at high-needs schools succeed
(BPT) - From gas to food to rent, inflation has impacted practically every good or service you buy. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. inflation hit a four-decade high in June, …
5 tips to get your best sleep ever this school year
(BPT) - It can be easy to forget about the importance of getting quality sleep during the summer. Between vacations, summer programs, holidays and familial commitments, you might find that you …
5 Tips for Transitioning Back to School
(Family Features) Heading back to the classroom is a big change following a summer of fun in the sun. Start this school year off right with these tips for a smooth transition.
5 Ways to Support Teachers this Fall
(Family Features) Throughout the pandemic, teachers have gone above and beyond for their students. This fall, as you prepare for the new school year, consider these ideas for supporting your children's teachers, too.
Pop Up a Sweet, Kid-Friendly Treat
(Family Features) This Popcorn Party Pizza swaps out the classic pizza crust for popcorn - infused with gooey melted marshmallows and topped with childhood favorites.