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Bethel to Explore Inline Hockey League for Boys, Girls 8 and Up

Bethel to Explore Inline Hockey League for Boys, Girls 8 and Up Courtesy Bethel SID McKENZIE — Bethel University to announce the exploration of beginning a new inline hockey league for boys and girls age eight years old and up. According to Bethel Inline Hockey Coach Ryne Potts, there will be an informational meeting Saturday, February 17 at 2 p.m. ...

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Norwood Named Henry County Chamber Executive Assistant

Norwood Named Henry County Chamber Executive Assistant PARIS — Travis McLeese, exec. director of the Chamber of Commerce announced Keisha Norwood has been hired as executive assistant at the Chamber. Keisha Norwood is a graduate of American Public University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Hospitality Management with a concentration in Meeting and Event Planning. She is ...

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Morning Glory Garden Club Meets

Morning Glory Garden Club Meets The Morning Glory Garden Club held its February meeting at the Lakeside Retirement Center where members completed a garden therapy project with Lakeside Ladies Marilyn Townsend, Linda Crider, Mildred Moore, Shelia Galey, Maxine Harris, Ellie Knight, Marie Brush, Mary Steward, Evelyn Towater, Margie Campbell and Virginia Jeter. The ladies designed bags which could be placed ...

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Bury Me Not On The Lone Prairie

HUNKER DOWN WITH KES Bury Me Not On The Lone Prairie Isaw where the Prince of Denmark died and refused to be buried beside his wife, the Queen, because she never made him King. He apparently thought this a slight of the first order. You can just imagine how little I know, or care, about kingships and burial plots but ...

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Looking Back

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Looking Back From Our Archives 10 YEARS AGO — High winds damaged the partially-completed new Carroll County Highway Department building, which was two months into its construction. 20 YEARS AGO — WHDM Radio of McKenzie began broadcasting 24 hours a day for the first time. *Former Carroll County Sheriff Joe Parker was selected as Huntingdon’s Director of Public Safety, replacing ...

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Leon Did The Thinking For Us

HUNKER DOWN WITH KES Leon Did The Thinking For Us I’ve never had much luck with Valentine’s Day. I didn’t even know what it was until I got to the first grade. Miss Carolyn came in one morning in February and announced that “each boy and girl in the class had to buy and give a Valentine card to every ...

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Bethel Donates to Luke’s FastBreaks

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Bethel Donates to Luke’s FastBreaks CHARLOTTE, NC — Bethel University was one of three Tennessee schools who took part in a service project that benefited Luke’s FastBreaks #NoMoreHospitalGowns. The project, spearheaded by the American Football Coaches Wives Association (AFCWA), included gathering donated tshirts from schools and football teams in all 50 states. The group’s goal was to get shirts from ...

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Looking Back

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Looking Back From Our Archives… 10 YEARS AGO — A tornado touched down in Jackson, displacing 1,800 Union University students, including several from Carroll County. Also heavily damaged by the twister was a new Phipps Pharmacy branch, which had been set to open in two weeks. 20 YEARS AGO — Carroll County Commissioners postponed a decision to abolish the positions ...

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