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West Tennessee Road Construction August 16-23, 2017

  “TDOT anticipates heavier than normal traffic on Tennessee’s interstates and state routes during the eclipse event.  To assist motorists, TDOT will prohibit construction related lane closures and traffic restrictions from noon on Friday, August 18 through noon on Tuesday, August 22 BENTON COUNTY, I-40 Truck Climbing Lane Wednesday, August 16 through Wednesday, August 23: There are no scheduled closures. ...

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Kustoff Statement on Violence in Charlottesville

Jackson, Tennessee – Today, U.S. Representative David Kustoff (TN-08) spoke to the Jackson Chamber of Commerce and opened his remarks with the following statement. “We know that our nation has had a rough several days after the events in Charlottesville this past weekend. Make no mistake – White Supremacists, the KKK, neo-Nazis and all groups that preach hate, prejudice, racism and bigotry ...

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Leading food processor investing $80 million for 300-job expansion   NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) officials announced today that the food processing company will invest approximately $80 million to expand operations in Union City.   Tyson, one of the world’s largest food companies, plans to ...

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Schedule 8/26 EdwardWaters* 1:30p.m. 9/2 @Southeastern* 6:00p.m. 9/9 UoftheCumberlands* 1:30p.m. 9/16 BYE 9/23 @Reinhardt* 12:30p.m. 9/30 Campbellsville+ 1:30p.m. 10/7 Georgetown(HC)+ 1:30p.m. 10/14 @CumberlandU+ 1:30p.m. 10/21 @CincinnatiChristian+ 12:30p.m. 10/28 LindseyWilson+ 1:30p.m. 11/4 @KYChristian+ 12:30p.m. 11/11 BYE * Conference Game + Western Division

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Gleason Board Discusses Police Vehicles

Gleason Board Discusses Police Vehicles BY DAVID FISHER Dresden Enterprise GLEASON (August 10) — The Gleason City Board dealt with a lengthy agenda Thursday night including discussions concerning whether or not to repair a police vehicle or purchase a new patrol unit. Police Chief Jeff Hazlewood stated a patrol car’s engine must be repaired, or a new vehicle will need ...

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Wolfe Touts War Eagles’ Youth, Core Leaders


West Carroll High School • War Eagles Wolfe Touts War Eagles’ Youth, Core Leaders BY ERNIE SMOTHERS smothers@mckenziebanner.com Entering his second season as head coach at his alma mater, West Carroll’s Josh Wolfe said that, although his 2017 installment of War Eagles are somewhat youthful, he is impressed by the leadership of his seniors and juniors and overall dedication of ...

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Staff Chris Elliott – Head Coach – 6th season – St. Francis University Alan Hollowell – Assistant Coach – 11th season – Bethel University Paul Frazier – Assistant Coach – 8th season – Bethel University Luke Roth – Assistant Coach – 6th season – Bethel University Brandon Corbin – Assistant Coach – 4th season – Duquesne University Ryan Wall – ...

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State Commissioner Visits Carroll Academy


State Commissioner Visits Carroll Academy HUNTINGDON (August 10) — Carroll Academy staff and students welcomed Bonnie Hommrick, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services. Hommrick and associates Russell Marty and Krysten Velloff, made a site visit on August 10 to learn more about the non-traditional school facility. Accompanying them were State Representative Curtis Halford and Carroll County Mayor Kenny ...

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Trezevant Approves Bid for Water Upgrades

Trezevant Approves Bid for Water Upgrades BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com TREZEVANT (August 8) — The Trezevant Board of Mayor and Aldermen met briefly Tuesday with a one-item agenda, approval of a bid for improvements to the water system. The project stems from a Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $509,000. The approved bid of $276,900 came from Marbury ...

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