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CHAPEL HILL — Forrest head coach Andy Burkett knows it’s tough beating a team three times in a single season.But four or five? It’s not just tough, it’s downright unheard of. …
Obituaries
Gary Spivey, 74, resident of Lewisburg, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Heritage Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Gary was born …
Mr. Lanny Ross Bradley, 81, of Shelbyville passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2022, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in Temple …
Beverly B. Little Beverly B. Little passed away peacefully surrounded by dear friends at Village Manor Assisted Living, Lewisburg, TN at age 96 on June 20, 2022. She was born Oct. 31, 1925, in Des …
Sue Elizabeth (Jones) Oliver, 80, passed away peacefully June 18, 2022, at home in Pell City, AL. Sue was born Sept. 15, 1941, in Marshall County TN. She was the first of four children born to Walter …
Jessie Purdom “Penny” Gipson, 93, formerly of Cornersville, died Sunday, June 19, 2022, at NHC Murfreesboro. She was a native of Marshall County, the daughter of the late Jessie Herman …
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

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. …

Brady hangs it up after legendary 22 year career

It’s official. Tom Brady is hanging up his pads.The 199th pick in the 2000 NFL Draft, Tom Brady has spent two decades etching his legacy as the greatest football player of all time.A seven-time …

Colleges

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 …

Top local sports stories from ’21

Each year brings about local highlights that impact and shape a community’s history, and 2021 was no exception for Marshall County.Filled with highs including state championships and lows that …

Community
LEWISBURG — When the COVID-19 outbreak began in the spring of 2020, sports were put on hold for essentially all of the world.While the vast majority of the sports world has relatively returned …
High Schools
Hunter Bennett has been playing basketball ever since he was big enough to pick up a ball.With plenty of hours in the gym, his life-long dream was being able to play at the next level.He finally made …
When Cornersville football coach Gerard Randolph stepped down from coaching responsibilities, the administration began a search for his successor that didn’t take terribly long.Cornersville has …
Nearly two weeks ago, the Forrest Rockets took off in what was a loaded Class 2A state tournament and even though Forrest were knocked out of the tournament with back-to-back losses to Pigeon Forge …
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Plan To Be A Hero: Give Blood This Summer And Beyond
(NAPSI)—As many people make warm weather plans, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services encourages Americans to schedule another important appointment—a blood donation.  The U.S. …
Access Free/Low-Cost Internet Through New Federal Program
(NAPSI)—A fast, reliable Internet connection has become a critical part of our daily lives. From remote learning and working to networking and searching for jobs, Americans everywhere felt an …
Preventing Dog Bites
(NAPSI)—More than 5,400 postal employees were attacked by dogs in the United States in 2021. From nips and bites to vicious attacks, aggressive dog behavior poses a serious threat to postal …
Body Neutrality: It’s More Than A Feeling
(NAPSI)—For years, people have been told by brands and influencers to be “body positive” and embrace the way their bodies look—no matter the shape or size. Sounds good, right? Well, the …
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