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Obituaries - May 21, 2015
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Gangster convicted in 2009 Jefferson murder

Taylor could face charges for assaulting officer after conviction

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CPA on her way out, former mayor Gordon on the way in

At the town's regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen last week, it was announced former Covington mayor David Gordon would soon come aboard and fired-then-rehired officer Dawn Wright was the new acting police chief.

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Washam becomes alderman, Crocker becomes mayor

During the May 12 Brighton Town Hall meeting, a new alderwoman stepped up and former mayor Jeff Scott showed no sign of stepping down.

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Taxes, utility rate increases proposed

Mason residents were put on notice last week that their taxes and utility rates are expected to be on the rise in the coming year. Just how much of an increase is being considered, though, is still up in the air.

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Class of 2015 graduates
Class of 2015 graduates

Two Covington seniors pose in the library before graduation Monday night. Commencement ceremonies for CHS and Munford High School had to be moved inside due to weather and it was reportedly the first time Munford's graduation had been rained out in 30 years. The Leader will publish a magazine featuring the Class of 2015 on June 4. Photo courtesy Covington High School

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Covington cuts non-profit donations

When John Edwards left the four-hour Finance and Administration Committee meeting Tuesday evening, he wasn't a happy camper. And the longtime alderman took to Facebook to express his unhappiness over cuts in donations to the Tipton County Commission on Aging and the Boys & Girls Club.

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Flashback
Flashback
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Old time notes
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An ode to the great Ben Cauley

Years ago, I met a man purely by accident that immediately became a very interesting person and a very good friend. His name is Ben Cauley.

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Southern' Raisin': I'm crying all over you

When was the last time you heard any good ol' country, served down on the farm country music?

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Act would help special education students

In action last week, the Senate and House of Representatives passed the Individualized Education Act giving new hope to special needs students across the Volunteer State, one in three of whom currently do not graduate from high school.

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Charlie Moss headed to Costa Rica for volleyball
Charlie Moss headed to Costa Rica for volleyball
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Girls Scouts donate to church
Girls Scouts donate to church
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Community Events

What's going on in Tipton County.

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Houston stops Munford's state tourney streak at four
Houston stops Munford's state tourney streak at four

For a while Friday afternoon in Munford it looked like the Lady Cougar softball team was going to win another sectional game and make a fifth straight trip to the Class AAA state tournament.

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Collierville, weather end Brighton's softball season

There's not a painless way to end a softball season one win away from the state tournament, but the way Brighton's season ended Friday night in Collierville was particularly cruel.

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Lady Chargers fall to Lexington in sectionals
Lady Chargers fall to Lexington in sectionals

The Lady Chargers matched Lexington with seven hits and Maddie Lane pitched well, but Covington could not get timely hits in a 3-1 season-ending loss in the sectionals.

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Tipton County will be represented at Spring Fling
Tipton County will be represented at Spring Fling

Several Tipton County athletes will be looking to bring home state titles this week in Murfreesboro at the Spring Fling, the annual gathering of high school students from across Tennessee.

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Kent, Williams sign with LeMoyne-Owen
Kent, Williams sign with LeMoyne-Owen

Williams, a catcher who hit .362 this year, and Kent, and outfielder who hit over .500, signed their scholarships last Wednesday.

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Munford United takes second
Munford United takes second
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This Week's Classifieds
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Mt. Carmel
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Almyra
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