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Looking Back From Our Archives… 10 YEARS AGO — Newman Walpole donated a log cabin from his farm near McLemoresville to be used as the new Carroll County Museum. David Reid transported the structure from the farm into town with a tractor, assisted by John Carl Rhodes, Brent Rhodes, Carol Stansell, Mayor Phil Williams and board members Barbara Younger and ...

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Bruceton in May is May 13

Bruceton in May is May 13 BRUCETON — The 16th annual Bruceton in May celebration is May 13 in Bruceton, Tenn. Opening ceremony is at 10 a.m. with the golf cart parade following. Decorate those golf carts and come join us. Entertainment begins on the stage after the parade, including singing, magic, birds of prey, and maybe a few surprises. ...

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Marshall Carter Benefit is April 29

Marshall Carter Benefit is April 29 On Saturday, April 29 from 6:00-9:00 p.m., everyone is invited to a free admission benefit at the Carroll County Civic Center for Marshall Carter. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Carter family. An employee with the Carroll County Recycling since its inception, Mr. Carter was forced to retire after his cancer returned. Prior ...

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The Man In The Arena

HUNKER DOWN WITH KES The Man In The Arena Spring football practice starts this week. It will be my last. I’ve become somewhat of a dinosaur in the high school football world. Our young men deserve younger, wiser, more energetic coaches. They are tired of my Johnny Unitas, Jim Brown, Bronko Nagurski references. And I’m tired of them asking me ...

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Southern Fried, Sweet Tea Festival is August 25-26

Southern Fried, Sweet Tea Festival is August 25-26 McKENZIE — The Fifth Annual Southern Fried and Sweet Tea Festival is Friday and Saturday, August 25 and 26, in downtown McKenzie. This year’s festival kicks off with opening ceremonies on Friday, August 25 at 6:00 p.m. on the Broadway Main Stage. “The Southern Fried and Sweet Tea Festival is a culmination ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR POLICY

LETTER TO THE EDITOR POLICY Letters to the editor bear the opinion of the letter writer, and not necessarily that of the newspaper management or staff. Letters of opinion are not verified for accuracy of fact and truly stand only as the writer’s opinion. Letters to the editor of public interest are solicited. Most letters, not libelous or harmful, will ...

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Blest Be The Tie That Binds

HUNKER DOWN WITH KES Blest Be The Tie That Binds It was a baseball reunion. Most of us graduated in the late sixties or early seventies. Billy Cunningham has called us together for the last ten years or so. We come eagerly. We shake hands and hug each other. We laugh over oft told tales with a joy and freedom ...

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Looking Back

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Looking Back From Our Archives… 10 YEARS AGO — Bethel College Renaissance and the MES Rebel Singers staged Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Bethel Performing Arts Theater in the former First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. *Emma Espey was crowned Miss Huntingdon. Other members of the royalty were First Maid Megan Sellers, Second Maid Jessica Govan ...

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