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Nancy Lane Park debuts new playground
Nancy Lane Park debuts new playground

The new playground at Nancy Lane Park in Atoka officially opened on Saturday, May 10.

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County’s sirens all functional
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Haslam signs Tennessee Promise in Covington
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Waiver granted in TCAP scoring delay
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Opinion

I'd offer advice, but who'd listen?

By the time newspaper ink hits this page, my daughter will be a high school graduate. And while I am sure there is some way a person could find to encapsulate this feeling … it escapes me, meaning the person who could do such a thing is far more gifted with words than I could hope to be.

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Heaven has crappie, right?
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I’ll bet you had them too
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Community

A celebration of 50 years
A celebration of 50 years
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Almyra
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BMH-Tipton's volunteers held banquet
BMH-Tipton's volunteers held banquet

 

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Tipton's auxiliary volunteers held their annual awards banquet April 29 at Bald Butcher in Covington. The volunteers received their yearly hour pins and installed the 2014-15 officers. Pictured from left are Roxann Jones, volunteer coordinator; Tobie Smith, secretary; Betty Liles, treasurer; Emma Griffith, president; and Lyn Melton, vice president. Also pictured is Samuel Lynd, BMH-Tipton administrator. Those interested in volunteering can call 476-2621. Courtesy photo

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Civil War

Federals at Covington

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Jamestown
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Mt. Carmel-Clopton
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Sergeant returns home from overseas
Sergeant returns home from overseas
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SRVS
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Sports

Spring Fling update: TRA baseball falls in title game;TRA softball to play for title Friday morning
Spring Fling update: TRA baseball falls in title game;TRA softball to play for title Friday morning

TRA baseball runs out of gas in state title game. Lady Rebels win a again and will play for title Friday morning.

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Spring Fling update: Brighton tennis duo makes first trip to state
Spring Fling update: Brighton tennis duo makes first trip to state

Brighton tennis duo turns head en route to state tournament appearance.

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'Sometimes we're not as confident'
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Lady Chargers finish one short of state
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Munford senior Moyer signs with Rochester
Munford senior Moyer signs with Rochester
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Rebels fall to Webb in first round
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Education

Girl scouts raise money for LeBonheur Children's Hospital
Girl scouts raise money for LeBonheur Children's Hospital

Mayor Dwayne Cole recently congratulated the girls of Troop 13800 for raising $368 for LeBonheur Children's Hospital by selling Girl Scout cookies. Also pictured is Girl Scout leader Latanya Bivins. Courtesy photo

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Madeline Murphy named All-Star
Madeline Murphy named All-Star
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Obituaries

Jack T. Harris Sr.
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James W. McFadden
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Lonnie Lester Barnes
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Mary Frances Johnston
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Michael Ray Eubanks Sr.
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Richard Fayne Jr.
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Robert Neal Reasons
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Sara “Jean” Millican
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Virginia Conlee
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William Lyle Jones Sr.
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Church News

It’s not over until it’s over
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Top Stories

Brighton mayor used city labor, assets for personal gain
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Former Leader salesman Harris Sr., 87, dies
Former Leader salesman Harris Sr., 87, dies

Retired Leader salesman Jack Harris Sr. died last week after suffering a heart attack. He will be remembered as one of the most well-known employees of the paper's golden era.

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Gone, but not forgotten
Gone, but not forgotten

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance, the day we honor our service men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice while serving their country. Tipton County’s sons have never shied away from conflict. They have answered the call and fought in every battle their country has asked them to. Vietnam was no different.

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