Munford Middle School teacher Joanne Stagner has been chosen to represent Tipton County schools and serve on the 2015 TCAP Writing Assessment Rangefinding Committee.
Crestview Middle held its local spelling bee competition Dec. 9 in the professional development room.
The fifth Grade Honor Choir at Atoka Elementary recently held its annual Christmas Concert. Under the direction of music teacher Kimberly Wade, the students performed several Christmas songs, including crowd favorite Bruce Springsteen's "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town," which featured fifth grade guitarist Zeke Yarbro. Courtesy photo
What a remarkable Sunday. The weather even reached the 60s. However, I'm sure there's more in store on the cooler side.
Hello everyone. Sure hope you're all looking forward to Christmas for all the right reasons! Celebrating the birth of our creator is an awesome privilege that is offered to me and everyone on earth.
It's a warm (too warm for December) Sunday afternoon. No snow has been forecasted yet for Christmas . . .
Please forgive me for not getting your weekly news out your way. I have been rather busy with new changes appearing in my life. With these new changes will be coming a marriage.
Brighton Elementary School hosted a family night on Dec. 11. Families in the community stopped by to see Santa Claus and to make ornaments.
The following marriage licenses were recorded in the office of Mary Gaither, Tipton County Clerk, during the month of November 2014.
Jonathan Dunn, right, vice president of Brighton High School FFA, was a recent guest speaker at the Covington Lions Club. He talked about technical education. FFA advisor Terri Lea also attended the meeting. Bob Whitworth, right, introduced Dunn to the club. Jay Rivers, left, is club president. Courtesy photo
A memorial service will be held Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Covington, with visitation one hour prior.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 19 at Millington Funeral Home, 7738 Church Street, Millington. Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 at St. John M.B. Church, 1998 Atoka-Idaville Road, Atoka. Burial will be in church cemetery.
Funeral services will take place at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18 at Macedonia United Methodist Church, where she was a member, with Debbie Marshall officiating. She will be buried in the church cemetery.
Funeral services for Mrs. Hazel Barron Rahrer, age 85 of Lineville, Ala. were be Friday, December 12, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Lineville Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Colquett and Rev. John Howell officiating. Burial followed in the Lineville City Cemetery.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Covington Funeral Home chapel with interment in Arlington City Cemetery.
Visitation took place on Friday, Dec. 12, from 1-7 p.m. (family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m.) at Palmer Funeral Home. Services were Saturday at noon at Cedar Grove Baptist Church with burial in Belmont CME cemetery, all in Mason.
Covington High School senior David Dowell was named the student of the month by the Covington Exchange Club.
The first time I ever visited Santy was at the basement floor at Sears-Roebucks on Watkins. Pictures of Santy with his red outfit, white bushy beard and black boots didn't scare me. However, it is a whole new ball game in real life.
Covington Fire Chief Jerry Craig made a racially-charged Facebook post that led to his retirement, effective in the first part of next year. He's not the first and he won't be the last (do a Google search for Elizabeth Lauten, an aide to our own U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher who lost her position for airing her thoughts on social media).
The physical education program at Munford Middle School received a $10,000 check Friday from BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. MMS is one of 20 schools in Tennessee to receive the Shape the State grant.