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Tigerettes hoping successful preseason carries to regular season

Playing in one of the toughest, if not the toughest, district in the state has been a challenge for the Marshall County Tigerettes. Despite facing a brutal district slate, the returning core of players are building on a solid preseason and eager to begin the 2021 season, according to coach Mike Livingston...
Obituaries
Mary Janice Farmer, 82, resident of Lewisburg, died on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, at her residence surrounded by her family. Born on Nov. 13, 1938, in Alderson, WV, she was the daughter of the late …
James Michael Lentz, 51, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021. He was a native of Marshall County, the son of the late Tom Lentz and Carmen Adams. He was a group leader at Marelli. He loved …
A graveside service for Nora Kay Riner, 64, of Petersburg, was held 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, at Richmond Cemetery with Bill Cantrell officiating. Mrs. Riner passed from this life on Friday, …
Garry Ray Miller, 69, resident of Nashville, peacefully departed this life on Sept. 25, 2021, at NHC Healthcare-Hendersonville. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, at 12 PM …
Elizabeth Glenn Hardison, 97, died on Sept. 22, 2021, at her home at Village Manor. The daughter of Horace and Ellen Price Glenn, she was born on Sept. 11, 1924, in the Spring Hill area of Maury …
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MEETINGS & HAPPENINGS

Meetings and Happenings are published at no cost. There is no guarantee of publication. • TWRA Hunter Education Classroom Course, Sept 20, 21, 23, 24 at Henry Horton State Park Inn, …

Cornersville Main Street Festival

Cornersville Main Street Festival will be held Sept. 11, 1 to 9 PM at the Cornersville Town Park. Free Admission. There will be food trucks, live entertainment by the Straight Shift Band, About Tyme …

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A celebration of a building, and the family connected to it

A handful of family members in Lewisburg and Lynnville have received some special recognitions at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture in Knoxville, including on Monday this …

Commission handles routine agenda

Despite a sizable agenda, the Marshall County Commission worked quickly through the fairly routine issues before it on Monday evening. Six of the 14 items authorized County Mayor Mike Keny to …

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Conference realignment that nobody wants

When Oklahoma and Texas secured their spot in the SEC with a unanimous vote for admission last week, it officially set in motion a cascade of events that will lead to a drastic change in the landscape of college football—a change that nobody seems to want...

College football faces changes

The world of college football is about to get turned on its head. Last week, news broke that Texas and Oklahoma had reached out to the SEC about possibly leaving the Big 12 conference and seeking greener pastures in the nation's premier football conference...

Despite loss, US women still favorites

Well, that's not the start we wanted. Early Wednesday morning, several sports began their Olympic journey in Tokyo, notably with softball and women's soccer. In a stunning upset, Sweden blanked the U.S. Women's national team, 3-0, breaking a 44-match win streak by the U.S....

US Women showcase protest of anthem

We're on the verge of the greatest event in sports. After COVID derailed the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which were originally scheduled to be held last summer, nations around the globe are holding Olympic Trials and teams who will compete are holding their final tune up games to prepare for the Games, which begin with the opening ceremony on July 23...

Colleges

Vols hoping for six wins in '21

At long last, it’s football time in Tennessee. The Volunteer football program has surely undergone its share of changes over the past year, from the departure of former coach Jeremy Pruitt …

Five bold predictions for college football in '21

Kirby Smart has been building the Georgia Bulldogs into a perennial power for years now. Since he was hired as the Bulldogs' head coach in 2016, Georgia has dominated the SEC East and in addition to winning an SEC title in 2017, Georgia went on to face Alabama in the national championship later that season. Smart has built a winning pedigree, having posted 10-plus win seasons in three of his five seasons at the helm for Georgia...

Community
Under the guidance of owner and operator Sensei Roe Carter, Lewisburg Karate saw a surge of new members and activities over the recent summer months.  Some of the activities included …
The Forrest Middle School Rockets (4-0) have been like a screaming locomotive with no brakes all season and they continued to roll on Thursday, demolishing Cannon County 66-6 on homecoming night at …
High Schools
CHAPEL HILL — The margin of victory was unexpected, but welcomed as the Forrest Rockets easily handled Summertown 33-7 in a Region 5-AA matchup at the Murrey E. Holton Memorial Field in Chapel …
CORNERSVILLE — The Cornersville Bulldogs (4-1, 1-0) needing to get back on track after the loss to Clay County last Friday night welcomed the Collinwood Trojans (0-4, 0-1) for a Region 5-1A …
NASHVILLE — After falling to Tullahoma in Week 4 of the 2021 season, the Marshall County Tigers (4-1, 2-1) responded in a big way, thumping Hillwood (0-4, 0-1)on the road to bounce back in the …
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How to Support Adoption this Holiday Season
(Family Features) While fostering or adopting a child can be one way to make more family moments possible, there are additional easy ways to support children waiting in foster care who need help. During the holiday season, consider these unique ways to give gifts that keep on giving.
Murals with a message: Getting the word out about COVID-19 vaccines
(BPT) - During a time of national crisis, it can be harder than ever for vital messages to cut through the noise of constant news alerts and social media clutter. But powerful images have a way of …
Reconozca las señales de diferencias en la manera de pensar y aprender en su hijo
(BPT) - Después de casi un año de aprendizaje a distancia en todo el mundo, los padres están cuestionando la calidad educativa de sus hijos no tan solo académicamente sino …
Pregnant? Health care tips for new parents during COVID-19
(BPT) - Finding out you are pregnant is life-changing and you may experience a range of emotions. New parents have lots on their plate, especially with concerns around COVID-19. This can leave many …
A dermatologist shares how to take control of your breakouts
(BPT) - The return of fall often means busier schedules with school, extracurriculars, work and family gatherings filling the calendar and as a result, can often mean more stress. For many, as stress …