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Dorthy Mae Pate 1919-2016

McKenzie, Tenn. – Services for Dorthy Mae Pate, 97, are Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home with Brother Alan Trull officiating.  Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Monday, October 31, 2016 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm and Tuesday, November 1, 2016 from 12 noon until service time.  Mrs. Pate, a certified nursing assistant (CNA), died Saturday, ...

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James “Sonny” Bryant 1941-2016

CLARKSVILLE – James E. “Sonny” Bryant, 75, Clarksville, formerly of McKenzie, died Friday, October 28, 2016 at Spring Meadows Healthcare. Graveside services are 3 p.m., Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Shiloh Cemetery in McKenzie, Tenn. with Rev. S.N. “Sonny” Kim officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home. Sonny was born ...

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Bill Edwards 1931-2016

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Services for Billy Ray Edwards, 85, are Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home with Brother Ed Long officiating.  Interment will follow at Everetts Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. until service time.  Mr. Edwards, a retired Laborer, died ...

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Kay Quesenberry 1931-2016

McKenzie,Tenn. – Services for Kay Quesenberry, 85, are Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home with Brother Dennis Trull officiating.  Interment will follow at Shiloh Cemetery, McKenzie. The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 10:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.  Mrs. Quesenberry, a homemaker, died Thursday, October 27, 2016 at McKenzie Regional Hospital.  She was born ...

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September 2016 Unemployment Rates in Tennessee

NASHVILLE – County unemployment rates for September 2016, released today, show the rates decreased in 21 counties, increased in 46, and remained the same in 28 counties. For the month of September, Davidson County had the state’s lowest major metropolitan rate at 3.9 percent, increasing from 3.8 percent the previous month. Knox County was 4.3 percent in September, unchanged from ...

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West Tennessee Construction October 26-November 2, 2016

CARROLL COUNTY, SR-424: Construction of a concrete bulb-tee beam bridge on SR 424 over Roan Creek will cause possible lane closures throughout the project. Motorists should watch for trucks entering and exiting the roadway from the construction zones and also crossing the roadways.   DYER COUNTY, I-155:                                                                                                    Wednesday, October 26 through Monday, October 31: There will be temporary ...

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Tennessee Students The Fastest Improving in Science

  Tennessee the Only State to Grow Faster than Nation in Both Grades on NAEP since 2009   NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced that Tennessee students are the fastest improving in the nation in science, according to the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), commonly known as the Nation’s Report Card. The last time fourth and ...

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