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STATES-GRAPHIC 144th Year • No. 56

Haywood County, Tennessee

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Hardister to retire from Chancery Court Suspect in Cash Express armed robbery arrested

By Calvin Carter Staff Writer Chancellor George Robert Ellis of the 28th Judicial District of Tennessee recently sent a press release announcing the retirement of Judy Hardister, Clerk and Master of Haywood County. Hardister will retire after her term officially ends on April 30 of this year. A Haywood County native, Hardister is the daughter of the late Melvin and Ruby Qualls and the wife of Edward L. Hardister, Assistant Attorney General of the 28th Judicial District. Hardister is also the mother of Dr. Robert Edward Hardister and the grandmother of Landon and Preston Hardister. Hardister noted that her decision on retirement has been long-thought, and figured that it was just time to go. “My appointment is up April 30, and I’ve had four, six-year appointments,” Hardister said. “I’ve been here 24 years as the Clerk and Master, and I’m just ready to retire. Let someone else do it.” Although Hardister has been Clerk and Master for 24 years, she’s been involved with the Haywood County Courts much longer. Hardister began work in the Haywood County

Judy Hardister, Clerk and Master of Haywood County courthouse in 1977, after Judge Dixon Hood contacted her about working for him. It was 1985 when she began working for the Chancery Court, and two years later, took the position of Clerk and Master. Although Hardister is happy to retire, there are some things that will be missed. “I’m going to miss the job, and I’m going to miss the people,” Hardister said. “I love people. I love working with people. I have met so many people through this job. But while I’m still able, I would love to get out and do some volunteer work or have some time to myself.” Hardister’s position will be taken by Brownsville resident

Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk Make the right play to save your life and others. The Brownsville Police Department announced today that they are joining forces with the National Football League (NFL), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and other State and local highway safety and law enforcement officials to remind everyone to act responsibly by designating a sober driver if they plan on drinking alcohol on Super Bowl Sunday. “We want to pass our safety message to everyone who will be drinking this weekend, real Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk,” said Chief Lea. “Please call the right play for the big game and pass your keys to a designated driver before the Super Bowl

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party begins. Getting caught driving while impaired will earn you a costly penalty from local law enforcement and may even result in a turnover of your driving privileges.” Super Bowl Sunday is one of America’s biggest and most entertaining national sporting events as friends and families gather to socialize and watch the big game. Yet, it has also become one of the nation’s most dangerous days on the roadways due to impaired driving. If you are hosting a Super Bowl party: Remember, you can be held liable and prosecuted if someone you served ends up in an impaired-driving crash. Make sure all of your guests designate their sober drivers in advance, or help arrange ride sharing with other sober drivers. Serve lots of food and include lots of nonalcoholic beverages at the party. Stop serving alcohol at the end of the third quarter of the game and begin serving coffee and dessert. Keep the numbers for local cab companies handy, and take the keys away from anyone who is thinking of driving while impaired. If you are attending a Super Bowl party or watching at a sports bar or restaurant: Designate your sober driver before the party begins and give that person your car keys. Avoid drinking too See Drive Page A3

Sarah Hardberg Levy, who has served as Assistant District Attorney for the State of Tennessee and Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arkansas. Although Hardister is confident that Levy will do a great job, she did mention that she’ll be ready to help if needed. “All I can say is that I’ll be glad to help her,” Hardister said. “There are so many different things that go on in this office, but I will be available to help anytime she needs it.” Hardister admitted that Chancery Court can definitely keep one on their toes. The court deals with cases from divorces, delinquent taxes, adoptions, and child support for example.

This can make for some unpredictable moments. “You never know what’s coming in. You know, somebody could call and ask, ‘Can you do a Probate in 30 minutes from now?’” she said. “So you just kind of go with what comes in.” “You’re involved in so many different things that it does make it an interesting job.” Facing retirement in just a few months, Hardister said that she’d enjoyed the job and only done her best. “I thoroughly enjoyed being the Clerk and Master, and definitely enjoyed having contact with the people that I have met,” she said. “I tried to do a good job, tried to be a servant to the public as best I could.”

Lymus Brown By Calvin Carter Staff Writer The Brownsville Police Department announced their capture and arrest of the suspect involved in the armed robbery of Cash Express located at 27 East Main in Brownsville. Monday Jan. 31, officers of the Criminal Investigations Division of the Brownsville Police Department arrested Lymus Brown, 33, of Jackson in connection with the armed robbery. Authorities said that Brown was identified through the investigation by the Brownsville Police Department and was taken into custody at the Probation and Parole Office in Jackson when

he reported to his parole officer. On Tuesday, Jan. 18, police were searching for a then unidentified black male who entered Cash Express, approached the counter, and discussed cashing a check with the employee there. The suspect then held a black, semi-automatic handgun, laid it on the counter and then told the employee to give him the money. After the employee complied with the him, the suspect ran out the door and back west on Main Street toward the old Regions Bank building, police said. Authorities had a cell phone that the suspect dropped on the way out of the store, which had a photo of the suspect.

“Cook’s Nook” to return with Mary Beth Smith By Calvin Carter Staff Writer Many in Brownsville are familiar with Marybeth Smith. The resident has kept herself busy with numerous activities from helping out with Habitat for Humanity to operating her business, the Coffee Pot, located at 315 West Main. It looks like life is about to become busier for Smith, who will now take on The Brownsville States-Graphic’s “Cook’s Nook” column. Still, despite whatever added workload the column may add, she’s definitely excited and looking forward to it, especially the added advantages. “Well, the only thing I like better than cooking is talking about cooking, so this way I get to meet all of the good cooks in Brownsville, and I get first chance at all the recipes,” Smith said. “I’m also a people person. I love people. And it just sounds like a lot of fun.” For Smith, cooking has served as a creative outlet. In fact, her approach to cooking is open to change. “Almost every recipe that I make, I add something to it because I want to see something different,” she said. “I often take recipes and recreate them. I have a chicken stroganoff recipe that I took from a beef stroganoff recipe where I cut the fat, cut the calories, cut the salt and make it healthy and

delicious.” Smith has cooked since she was child. Her first dish was actually cornbread she made when she was six, which she described as “crunchy on the outside and moist on the inside.” At eight, she began cooking supper after school for her mother. Before her years of experimenting in the kitchen, Smith said that she followed recipes exactly. And she feels it’s a general rule many others should follow, when learning a new recipe. “They should follow the recipe as it’s written cause that’s what I had to do when I first started cooking,” she said. “Growing up, they would give me exactly the recipe and say ‘this is what you do.’ And I did it exactly, and as you cook, you learn.” Smith also noted that today, with people spending less time in the kitchen, following a recipe exactly is probably essential. “Southern cooking is slow cooking. When we grew up, my grandmother, your grandmother, they threw in a pinch of this and a dash of that,” she said. And you know they had a special cup that they used for their measuring cup, which might have actually been a cup and a half. And that’s how they cooked, and I think that’s how we’re all raised to cook.” “But now we don’t stay at home and cook all day,” she continued.

Marybeth Smith “When our parents and grandparents were growing up, they were cooking for the men to come in at lunch, and you know we had stayat-home moms and you could cook like that. You can’t do that anymore. You go home and you’ve got 30 minutes to cook before the husband or kids come home. So you have to follow the recipe to get it right. We don’t have the leisure of cooking that way anymore.” For Smith, there isn’t a favorite recipe. The cookbook collector loves to work with a variety of recipes, even if the end results aren’t what she initially planned. “I love any good recipes. I’ve got a few bad ones that I keep working with,” she said laughing. “When my children were growing up, they hated green beans and vegetables, so I would make them eat one green bean,” she continued.

Every time I served it, I said, ‘You don’t have to them all but you have eat one green bean.’ And then they acquired a taste for them, so now green beans are one of their favorite foods. And that’s what I do. I keep cooking until I like it or I get a taste for it, or I get it right.” For “Cook’s Nook,” Smith noted that readers can look forward to getting a better look at Brownsville’s finest cooks, a look at more family recipes and both shining the light providing information to a new generation of cooks. Smith is also hoping to get a “laugh or two” since she does plan on having fun with the column. It’s perhaps no doubt that Smith will do great with the column, whose popularity is rooted in good recipes and tradition. “The recipes are really See Cook’s Page A3


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Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. opens in Brownsville National sporting goods retailer Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc., operating as Hibbett Sports, has opened its newest store in Brownsville. The new store opened at 240 East Main Street in Brownsville on Saturday, Jan. 29, and will employ approximately eight full and part-time team members. Announcing the opening, Mickey Newsome, Chief Executive Officer of Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. noted, “This convenient new location is a winwin for our company and the Brownsville community. We are very excited to be serving the customers in this area.” Hibbett Sports stocks a large selection of athletic footwear, athletic apparel and team athletic equipment. “With the buying power of a national company, we offer our customers the convenience of buying the best in sports,

right in their own neighborhoods,” said Newsome, “and we extensively train our employees to make sure they can provide superior service to our customers.” “We research the markets we enter to learn what the customers of that area want from a sporting goods store,” added Newsome. “We constantly update our merchandise assortment to offer the latest in product technology, performance and fashion so that we can meet the diverse needs of our customer’s active lifestyles.” Tennessee has been a target of the companies’ expansion for several years now. With the addition of the Brownsville location, the company has 57 stores open in Tennessee. Of those stores, Jackson was the first to open in 1981. The Brownsville location joins a growing number of Hibbett

The Hibbett Store, now open for business, is currently looking for employees in Retail Manager, Assistant Retail Manager, Retail Sales. You can send your resume to Jason.jenkins@hibbett.com. It is also Hibbett Sports tradition to give $10 gift cards to the first 50 customers at the Grand Opening Event. More information regarding the grand opening will be released in the spring. Sports stores in West Tennessee, including stores in Covington, Milan and three Jackson locations. In business since 1945, Hibbett

Sporting Goods, Inc. operates over 750 sporting goods stores in small to mid-sized markets, predominantly in the Sunbelt, Mid-

Atlantic and the Lower Midwest. The company’s primary store format is a 5,000 squarefoot store located in dominant strip

centers and enclosed malls. Each store typically lies within 150 miles of another store location.

Book signing to be held at Elma Ross Library Brownsville author John J. Mask has returned again with his follow-up to his first book, “One Man’s Mind.” His second book, with artwork from family members Floyd and Dana Mask, “Revealing the Mask,” was recently released. Although the book was planned to have immediately followed his first book, there were a few hitches that delayed its release. “It basically took six months to get everything together,” Mask said. Mask, the son of Floyd Mask Sr. and Darlene Nelson, kept himself busy before the publishing of his second book, speaking around the West Tennessee area, participating in mentorship programs and book signings of his first work. “One thing you’ve got to realize is that when you’ve got that door open, you’ve got to try to take advantage of any opportunities because you never know when it might close,” he said. Mask described his book as a piece that

gives more insight and in-depth to a number of subjects, from our nation growing apart to even racism, which perhaps differs from Mask’s first book of poems, which was perhaps more interpersonal. Most of Mask’s inspiration came from his wife, Marie Mask, and his mother who passed away last year. “Most of my inspirations came through my mom,” he said. She said ‘I want you to continue doing this because I’m so proud of you.” Mask has remained grateful for the people of Brownsville being very supportive of his work and will hope that support continues, as they read, listen or tell others about his work, he said.

Mask will hold a book signing at the Elma Ross Library March 5 from 1 to 4 p.m. In the meantime, people can pick up “Revealing the Mask” at the Brownsville Religious Center or at www. feelmepublishing. com.

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Police search for two Walmart shoplifters

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Brownsville Police reported that two shoplifters stole 52 sixpacks or a total of 312 containers of an energy drink from Walmart Tuesday, February 1. The energy drink display was

set up in the pharmacy section of the store. Police say the couple, a man and a woman, loaded the drinks in a shopping cart and carried them out the front door. Security cameras

caught the couple walking out of the store. If you have any information on the shoplifting couple, contact the Brownsville Police Department at 772-1215.

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Conversations at High Noon presented by the Dunbar Carver Museum, Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 from noon to 1 p.m..at 709 East Jefferson Street. There will be a stimulating and provocative review of, The 1930s Depression-The Douglass Project. A presentation of the formation of the Farming Project in the Douglass Community and its relationship to the Federal Governments attempts to address the economic crises of the depression years. This presentation and review will be led by Dr. Dorothy Granberry, retired professor TSU and Haywood County Native. Bring your lunch. Drinks will be provided. For more information, please visit our website: www.carverdunbaralumni. com.

Leadership Haywood to host Valentine’s Fundraiser The Leadership Haywood County Class is selling Chocolate Covered Strawberries to help raise funds for the Carl Perkins Center. As part of a Valentine’s Special, those interested can get a 1/2 dozen for $15. They will be available February 14. Local delivery is available for $1. To place your order, call 780-0863. Deadline for orders is February 11.

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Lisa Carlton, Nancy Cates and Sonia Outlaw-Clark, all of Haywood County, are among 30 members of the 2011 WestStar class. Carlton is city president for First State Bank in Brownsville, where she has worked since 2008. She has previously worked at Regions Bank as a mortgage supervisor in West Tennessee and Wells Fargo Financial in Southaven, Miss. Carlton is the current president of the Brownsville Boys and Girls Club, vice president and fundraiser chairman for the Brownsville Carl Perkins Center, board member for Brownsville Rotary Club and YMCA and advisory board member for Haywood County School Superintendent Advisory Council. She was named “Rotarian of the Year” in 2009-10. She believes that by participating in WestStar, she will gain from meeting people in surrounding counties that can help

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her with ideas and connections to grow her community. Cates is the director of the Brownsville/ Haywood County Parks and Recreation Department, where she has served for the past eight years. She is involved in many community activities such as Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association secretary/ treasurer since 2008, Senior Citizen’s Board chairman, the Exchange Club treasurer and a member of Carl Perkins Center Board and the Park of Dreams Committee. She is a graduate of Leadership Haywood County. She has received numerous awards such as the 4-Star New Facility Award presented by Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association, the Good Neighbor Award from the Woodman of the World and the Woman of the Year Award in 2010. She looks forward to meeting other leaders by participating in WestStar and hopes to

gain new knowledge from WestStar’s group of leaders. Outlaw-Clark is executive director of the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center in Brownsville. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Tennessee Association of Museums, Hope for Haywood Disaster Recovery Services, the Hatchie Fall Fest and the Tennessee D o w n t o w n – Brownsville Steering Committee. She is a graduate of Leadership Haywood County. She has received the Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year Award, 1993 and 2007, and is a recipient of the 2008 Woodmen of the World Outstanding Citizen Award. Outlaw-Clark hopes to gain a better understanding of the region; network and build partnerships that will benefit all West Tennessee; and learn new ideas and strategies for improving quality of life in her community.

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Drive Continued From Page A1 much alcohol too fast. Pace yourself, eat enough food, take breaks, and alternate with nonalcoholic drinks. If you don’t have a designated driver, ask a sober friend for a ride home; call a cab, friend, or family member to

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Cook’s Continued From Page A1 good,” Smith said about the “Cook’s Nook” section. “They use to do the ‘”Cook’s Nook” Bound Edition,’ and I have 10 of them. I use these recipes for idea, and

some of them I use here in the restaurant. They’re tried and true, and that’s why people like them.” “Cooking, especially in Brownsville, it’s a big social thing. I mean I

guess it is everywhere, but it’s a big social thing in Brownsville. People love to eat together. And ‘Cook’s Nook’ helps that happen.”

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The Eyes Have It I was talking once to a man who had been a delegate to the 1964 Democratic National Convention. The highlight of the event for him, he said, had been a reception given by the Kennedy family at which he got to meet Jackie Kennedy. Well, he at least got to shake her hand in a receiving line, but it affected him profoundly. “There must have been a thousand people in the room,” he said, “and all she said was ‘It’s nice to meet you. Thank you for coming,’ but for those few seconds, I felt like I was the only person in the room.” “How did she do that?” I asked. “With her eyes,” he said. “She looked at me as if I were the most fascinating man in the world. They talk about that Kennedy charisma; well I guarantee you that it’s real!” I’ve heard other people say similar things about the Clintons, both Bill and Hillary. I once talked to a republican woman who had met Ms. Clinton who couldn’t get over how engaging she seemed. “I don’t like her politics at all,” she said, “but you just would not believe how charming she is when she meets you.” I asked her also what it was that made Ms. Clinton seem so attractive. “She made me feel like she was really interested in what I had to say,” she replied. Could be. Our eyes, experts say, give us away, and for most of us, that is true. But it may also be that some people know, either intellectually or intuitively, how to manipulate others with their eyes. Professional actors and politicians come to mind. So does a quote from Nietzsche, which goes essentially like this: “If

you gaze too long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.” Could that be true? Many years ago a psychologist did an experiment in which he had several men and women pair off and gaze into each other’s eyes for four minutes. Uninterrupted. None of the men and women had known each other beforehand, and their only instructions were to gaze into each other’s eyes as they imagined lovers would. They were not to speak, or smile or do anything other than lock eyes for four solid minutes. Afterward, the psychologist asked the participants how they felt about their experiment partners. Their responses indicated nearly all of them were deeply affected by the experience and came away with very positive feelings about the strangers with whom they had only spent four minutes. One of the couples is believed to have actually gotten married six months later. That experiment, and quite a bit of other research, has led to the theory that just looking at something changes you, and maybe it too. When two people gaze into each other’s eyes, so they say, their gazes enhance, and maybe even initiate, feelings of love. For some people, at least, the expressions on their faces make their way to their hearts. Facial feedback, I think it is called, and the phenomenon seems especially pronounced in people who believe in romantic notions such as “love at first sight” and “one and only love.” Could this be why actors and actresses often fall in love with their co-stars while working on movies together? Another thing that

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happens when people gaze at each other is that the pupils of their eyes grow larger. Most people are aware that the pupils of their eyes fluctuate with light conditions, growing larger in dim light and small in brightness, but they also get larger when people are aroused or emotionally charged. And while we are not consciously aware of it, we notice that when we look at others and are affected by the changes. Men subconsciously read the pupils in a woman’s eyes growing larger as a sign she is attracted to him, and this, in turn, causes him to be more attracted to her. In one study men were shown pictures of a woman that were identical except that her eyes had been photo edited in one to make the pupils of her eyes larger than the other one. Without telling a group of men what they had done, they asked, “Which one do you prefer?” Overwhelmingly, the men chose the picture of the woman with the larger pupils in her eyes. None of them knew why they liked it better. For most of us, eye contact occurs naturally, and we never think about it at all. We do, however, react to it, sometimes in a healthy way and sometimes otherwise. The eyes may be, as it is said, the windows of the soul, but not always. Obviously, there really are some who know how to manipulate others with their eyes, and sometimes they do. So be careful out there. The next time you find yourself mesmerized by that set of sparkling baby blue or brown eyes, watch out! Instead of staring into someone’s heart, you may be gazing into the abyss.

The true CO$T of education “Your Education is worth what You are worth.” --Anonymous When it comes to news, it’s probably a safe bet that most have found themselves huddled around their computer or TV screen—a few still read newspapers right? —following the protests in Egypt. And why would it be any other way? As my friend in the Air Force blogged last week, “This is history in progress folks.” Even I would have to agree with him, despite whatever bias that statement may contain from the former history major. Yet whenever our attentive ears and eyes focus on one matter or incident, others may go under the radar. I wonder if anyone has been keeping up with Kelley Williams-Bolar, an Ohio area woman who was jailed after pulling her 12- and 16-year old daughters out of a bad school and enrolling them in a better school, located in a suburban district where her father lived. The Copely-Fairlawn School District, the district the suburban school is located in, actually hired a private investigator to follow and videotape Williams-Bolar. When they found out that WilliamsBolar would drop off her kids to the school from her public housing, they decided to order her to pay $30,000, saying that

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she didn’t have the right to have her daughters in the district since she didn’t pay their taxes. Williams-Bolar refused and she was hit with two felony charges and sentenced to 10 days in prison. Two felony charges? Isn’t that excessive? I’m disappointed that the courts treated this like another “open and shut case.” It’s much more complex than that. When you break it down, really, WilliamsBolar was just trying to provide a better education for her children. This isn’t some attempt at some sob story. That’s just a fact. So when did it become a crime to provide a better education to one’s child? I’m not a parent, but I would ask anyone that is, to put themselves in Williams-Bolar’s shoes and ask them wouldn’t they do the same thing. What’s really funny about this case is that while the school district said that Williams-Bolar isn’t the only person that’s tried this, she’s the only person that has been charged. So what was the purpose in singling Williams-Bolar out? Why make her the example? And while I do believe that race was indeed a factor in this case—you can easily do the math on a black woman from public housing against a predominately white suburban neighborhood— I’ll spare that point for now and will instead point at another glaring issue:

our unbalanced education system. Ever since my days in high school, my ears have heard nothing but arguments from parents about “better education”; “ what about the children?”; and “our schools need improvement.” Ten plus years later, these are still arguments I hear today. So this tells me a few things. For one, nationally, our school system is still highly unbalanced and there is a high volume of students who don’t have the same opportunities as others. And two, while there has been constant talk from the powers that be that improvement is important and being provided, little has actually been done. I’m not saying that there haven’t been any improvements at all, but if, in 2011, you’ve still got a case of a parent that has to initially lie to grant her children a better education, then something is still drastically wrong. In case you haven’t heard, Williams-Bolar is out of jail now, having already served her sentence. But those felony charges on her record will pretty much prevent her from becoming a teacher, which is something she was working on before this fiasco. I don’t know if that makes the whole situation slightly ironic or just plain sad. Either way, it just makes me sick.


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Brownsville 1906: Two Millinery establishments were entirely destroyed; owned by Mrs. W. H. Moody and Mrs. Lula Payne. The third building occupied by Ben F. Clark and Company was totally wrecked. The flames reached the Central Hotel. The ground floor of this building, occupied by S.A. Baynes, merchant, H.V. Berson Jeweler and Mrs. Johnson’s boarding house, all of which sustained damage, as did many persons who occupied rooms on the second floor of the building owned by C.J. Dodson of Humboldt. The fire was first discovered on the second floor and rear of the house occupied by Mrs. Moody - “I, together with my mother and my two children lived over the store. About 3 a.m., I awoke grasping for breath; my little son was crying for water, saying he was choking. I discovered the house was full of smoke. I raised the window in the rear end of the house to obtain air. The stifling smoke came in worse than ever. It was not the smoke from burning wood, but more

like fumes of burning hair or feathers. I hastened to the front, and raising a window and called for help. Three colored men came quickly followed by Messrs. Hugh Glass, Henry Dupree, Jack Ezelle and others. In the meantime, I re-entered the house and with my mother and the others descended to the store, thence out upon the street in our night robes. Still no fire in sight, but we observed in coming down the stairs that the wall of the house was hot. Mr. Ezelle and others endeavored to reach my apartments to have my trunks but their lights were extinguished and the smoke above them, they came down again. A few minutes later there was a sound like an explosion and the flames burst out, enveloping the rear and the upper part of the building. We escaped only with our lives, all else, even my books, papers and about $45 in cash was lost.� A few incidents we deem worthy of special mention: These young gentlemen who ascended through smoke, heat and darkness, to Mrs. Moody’s apartments,

Mr. Payne’s rescue of Mrs. Wilkes, at great hazard of his own life, and Miss Edna Trice, who is Mrs. Payne’s niece, maintained the calm demeanor of a true heroine – thus saving books, papers and other articles that otherwise would have been lost. The fate of “Old Dan,� the bird dog, was, indeed, pathetic. Leaving his sleeping quarters in the basement, he ascended the stairways and aroused the sleepers by barking and pulling off the bed covers. There he stayed to the last, seemingly trying to help those who were endeavoring to save some of Mrs. Payne’s household effects. Casablanca-like, he continued to “stand on the burning deck whence all but him had fled,� and would not be called down. He perished in the flames. His young master, Ed Trice, is deeply grieved. From the Genie Room: hcgenie1@bellsouth. net - Harriet dsgenie2@bellsouth. net – Debbie tggenie3@bellsouth. net – Tina jagenie4@bellsouth. net - Jim

David Craig Chapter DAR Meets The David Craig Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met at the Southwest Tennessee Building Jan. 27 at 1:30 p.m. Serving as hostesses were Sue MacPhail and Bobbie Simmons, and they served delicious treats of caramel cake, nuts and chocolate covered strawberries. Regent Martha Hooper opened the meeting with the recitation of the DAR Ritual. Mrs. Hooper then discussed the DAR contributions and programs for the past year to be placed in the Record Book. The Chaplain, Eleanor Rooks led the devotional from Philippians 4:8 and led in a memorial tribute to Mrs. Margaret Dyer.

Bobbie Simmons read the President-General’s message. National Defense Chairman, Eleanor Rooks, gave a report from an editorial in the Commercial Appeal dealing with the 14th amendment to the Constitution on citizenship. The amendment was added to the Constitution in 1868. Following these reports, City Mayor Jo Matherne gave a “State of Our City� report highlighting the efforts, programs and advancement scheduled for the city. In the business program Patricia Gruenewald, American History Essay Chairman, announced that the American History Essay Contest at the high

school has been completed. Winners will be announced at a later date. Marian Russell discussed the Veterans’ Day Program and read a thank you note for the stamp donation to the VA Center. The Chapter thanked Margaret Welch for her help with the Electronic Questionnaire. Since February is History month, Regent Hooper announced that John Gallaspy would do American History trivia in the early morning program on WTBG FM in February. Joanna Morris of First South Bank will present a program on Identity Theft at the Feb. 24 meeting.

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Obituaries Mrs. Kathryn Laviner Goodenough Date of Death - January 30, 2011 Mrs. Kathryn Laviner Goodenough, age 72, passed away at her residence in Jackson Sunday, January 30, 2011. She was preceded in death by her parents: Paul Victor Howard and Ophelia Smith Howard; her son: Ernest Parker; three brothers: Ben Howard, William Howard and Jerry Martin. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, February 3, 2010 in Brownsville-Bells Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Brownsville Memorial Gardens.

She is survived by two sons: Roger Lawrence, (Gail) of Jackson and Stanley Perrin, (Yvonne), of Arlington; two daughters: Mary Martin and Cathy Rains both of Brownsville; four sisters: Georgia Carver, (Bobby), Emma Howard, Janie Hall, (Charlie), all of Charleston and Lou Henderson, (David), of Salito, MS; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Baptist Trinity Hospice House, 1520 West Poplar, Collierville,TN 38017.

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Mrs. Carol Jean “Nina” Baird Wilson Date of Death - February 1, 2011 Mrs. Carol Jean “Nina” Baird Wilson, age 61, passed away Tuesday, February 1, 2011, in Baptist East Hospital, Memphis, TN. She was preceded in death by her parents: Walter Baird and Betty Timbes Baird Welch; and a grandchild: Collyn Timbes Kleber. Graveside services will be held at Zion Methodist Church Cemetery, Thursday, February 3, 2011, at 2:00 P.M. with Bro. Grover Westover and Bro. Charles Leist officiating. Mrs. Wilson is survived by her husband: Jerry Wilson; her daughter: Leigh Kleber, (Chuck), all of Brownsville; the late Walter Baird’s wife: Mary Ann Baird; two brothers: Timmy Baird of Belle Eagle and Tommy Baird of Brownsville; two sisters: Nancy Morris,

Hot Springs, AR, and Susan Smith Esquivias, (Oscar), Brownsville; grandchildren: Lexy Kleber, (Blake Hill), Chase Kleber, Addison Kleber, Chandler Kleber, Canaan Kleber, Lauren Carl and Aaron Carl, (Crissy) all of Brownsville; greatgrandchildren: Leighton Hill of Brownsville, Savannah Hill and Bailey Hill, of McKenzie. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the following: Relay for Life, C/O Lisa Lewis, 1519 E. Main Street, Brownsville, TN 38012, Lower Zion Cemetery Fund, C/O Mary Frances Trottman, 1805 Rudolph RD., Brownsville, TN, 38012, OR Bethel Community Church, C/O Bill Kendrick, 362 Burk Kendrick Loop, Brownsville, TN 38012.

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Mr. Lawrence Louis Silverstein Sr. Date of Death - January 30, 2011 Mr. Lawrence Louis (Larry) Silverstein Sr, 66, a native of Brownsville passed away at his home in Memphis on January 30, 2011, after a long illness. His parents, Dorothy and Fred Silverstein, of Brownsville, preceded him in death. In addition to his wife Marsha Donnaud Silverstein, he leaves the entire Donnaud Family who cared for him as their own son and brother throughout his extended illness. He is also survived by his children and their families: Lawrence L. Silverstein Jr. and Ben Silverstein, and their families, both of California; his brother: Fred S. Silverstein, Jr. of Brownsville; his twin sisters and their families: Kathryn Silverstein VanDerNaillen and Terri Silverstein Barker of Houston, TX. Larry graduated form

Haywood High School and Tulane University. Upon graduation from Tulane University, Larry served in the United States Air Force. Larry established and embraced his career in investment banking spanning many decades including positions held in New York, Houston and Memphis. Larry was a member of Ridgeway Country Club and Temple Adas Israel in Brownsville. Larry’s constant companions were his dachshunds whom he never referred to as D-OG-S but “puppies” no matter what their age. Memorials maybe made to Temple Adas Israel, in care of Fred Silverstein, 2 Woodscreek, Brownsville, TN 38012. A memorial reception was held Wednesday, Feb. 2, at Ridgeway Country Club in Memphis.

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New Vision Community Church, 612 Fulton Rd, Brownsville, will be celebrating their 10-year homecoming service on Feb. 6, 2011. Pastor Tim Elrod will bring the message with the church choir providing the music. All church members, former church members, and the community are invited. A covered dish fellowship will follow.

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Mr. Joe Rufus Jimison Date of Death - January 29, 2011 Mr. Joe Rufus Jimison, age 87, passed away at his residence on Jan. 29 in Brownsville. Visitation will be held Feb. 4, from noon until 5 p.m. at Currie’s Chapel in

Henning. Funeral services will be conducted Feb. 5 at 12:30 p.m. at Bethlehem Golddust Baptist Church in Ripley. Interment will follow in Bluff Cemetery in Ripley.

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News of Years Gone By Friday, February 6, 1981 Fuel Plant confirmed by outgoing official “I am pleased that your project is one that has been selected for participation in developing the synthetic fuels industry,” so wrote Charles W. Duncan Jr. secretary of the Dept. of Energy, prior to leaving his job, which is being phased out by the new administration. Mayor Joe Taylor received this information in a letter, which referred to the city’s application for a grant to build a fluidized bed gasification plant, which would dispose of city-county wastes. This letter confirmed a recent message from Rep. Ed Jones and Sen. Jim Sasser that $288,436 had been authorized for a study for construction of the plant. Mayor Taylor feels that even though the administration has changed, this letter confirmed the fact that money had been allocated for the local project.

Kindness of Officials results in nice letter of appreciation A week or so ago, a young man was picked up by city police. He was in an old model auto, with Louisiana license tags, and looked down and out. After questioning by city officers, it was revealed that the young man was 15 years old and had run away from home.

He said that he had made bad grades in school and his mother had given him a hard time. As a result, he decided to leave home in the old car that was his, but on which his father had signed the note. He was hungry and Mrs. Opal Bull, one of the operators on the city radio system, saw that he was fed. Chief Jerry Wyatt discovered that he had pawned his spare tire for $2 to get some gasoline and tried to find the station to get his tire back. Mayor Joe Taylor and the city hall people were all nice to him and notified his parents who promptly came to get him.

Haywood Library popular as 5,000 books are read Haywood Countians circulated 4,955 books in 1979-80 and are off to a good start for 1980-81, according to reports from the Forked Deer Regional Library. Librarian Shirley Turner said that 1,788 books were donated for juveniles making a total of 6,743 books circulated in this county 79-80.

Thursday February 7, 1991 Radio fund-raiser brings child’s hope for life closer The Haywood County community showered hope Monday morning during a four-hour cal-

in show on Brownsville Radio all over a 5-yearold Brownsville girl who needs a lung transplant, raising over $11,000 toward a $90,000 community goal. Megan Clark’s fight against life threatening pulimonary hypertension has captivated the county since doctors at Le Bonheur Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis pronounced her terminal last fall. The on-air radio show, a specialty of WBHTWTBG radio stations, featured morning talk show host Paul Jackson who interviewed a variety of people familiar with Megan’s case. As money started to pour into the station, faster than staff members could count it, Jackson commented that the generosity was not a surprise.

HHS fifth in Regional Academic Decathlon The Haywood High School battlefield was littered with computer results and the blood, sweat and tears of 20 competing scholastic teams Saturday night when the West Tennessee Regional Academic Decathlon ended. In its sixth year of academic competition, HHS pulled out a fifth place win to secure a berth in the state competition March 1-2 at Austin Peay University. The top finishers were three Jackson, Tennessee, schools—first place winner Jackson Christian School, second place

Jackson Central-Merry High School, and third Jackson Northside High School. White Station High School in Memphis slipped in just ahead of Haywood. The top seven teams will compete in Clarksville against a total of 20 schools during the state decathlon.

Haywood County Democratic Party elects New Election Commissioner The Haywood County Democratic Party quarterly meeting was held at the Brownsville City Hall January 31. Chairman Williams King presided. The business meeting included a call for minutes, treasury report, old business and new business. Election of a Democrat to fill a vacancy on the Haywood County Election Commission was the major activity of the evening. Final tally of the ballots showed Cynthia

B. White as the choice to fill the Haywood County Election Commission position left vacant by the death of Bland Boyd. Thursday, February

8, 2001 Allen King named Progressive Farmer’s Man of the Year Fourth-generation Haywood County farmer, Allen G. King, is the Progressive Farmer’s 2001 Man of the Year in Service to Tennessee Agriculture for his work in boll weevil eradication. King, chairman of the Tennessee Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation, has worked for several years to bring the program to West Tennessee. In August 1999, portions of West Tennessee, including part of Haywood County, entered the program, and in the summer of 2000, the entire county launched

a full-scale attack on cotton’s most determined predator.

731 area code starts Monday You have seven month to learn your new area code. Haywood County’s newly assigned telephone area code—731—goes to work Monday, according to BellSouth; the date customers can begin using it. It becomes permanent Sept. 17. Other West Tennessee counties using the new area code are Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion and Weakley. The 901 area code will continue to serve customers in the Memphis metropolitan calling area, which includes all of Shelby, Tipton, and

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New Dietary Guidelines Aim to Improve Food Choices and Prevent Diseases The USDA and the Department of Health and Human Services recently released the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This is a collection of the federal government’s advice on improving health, reducing the risk of chronic disease, and lowering the obesity rate in this country. Because more than one-third of children and more than two-thirds of adults are overweight or obese, stronger emphasis is being placed on reducing calories and increasing activity. The idea behind these guidelines is to give consumers information to make smart choices about what foods they choose to eat- then to enjoy reasonable portion sizes. Foods such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and fat-free dairy products should be eaten in place of foods containing high amounts of sodium, saturated and trans fats, and added sugars. Physical activity is also encouraged to burn excess calories and fight lifestyle-related diseases. There are 23 key recommendations for the general public and six additional recommendations that apply to specific groups of people, such as pregnant women. In the coming months, a next generation Food Pyramid is expected to

be unveiled. According to the USDA’s Jan. 31 press release on this issue, here is a preview of some of the tips that will be provided to help Americans incorporate the Dietary Guidelines into daily living Enjoy your food, but eat less of it. Avoid large portions of food. Fill half of your plate with fruits and vegetables. Use skim milk or 1% milk. Compare sodium amounts in canned foods, frozen meals, and breadsthen choose the foods with lower amounts. Choose water over sugary drinks. In Haywood County, Extension offers a variety of programs that reinforce the Dietary Guidelines and give consumers an opportunity to learn about healthier living. Sharon Sparks, Program Assistant for the Tennessee Nutrition and Consumer Education Program (TNCEP), makes hands-on nutrition education available for students in all Haywood County Schools and for adults who are eligible for or receiving SNAP benefits (formerly known as Food Stamps). Becky Campbell, Community Health Educator for the Delta Health Initiative through Le Bonheur, partners with 4-H to teach a fourth-grade

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The Elma Ross Public Library would like to thank Fire Chief Mark Foster for sending the two lovely gentlemen (so sorry that I do not have your names) for the Lunch & Learn program last week. Unfortunately due to the weather, it was decided that the program would be postponed. We hope to have it rescheduled for February very soon. The Friends of the Library Annual Membership Meeting is coming up quickly. The meeting is set for Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. Our guest speaker will be Mr. O’Neal Henley, author of “Autumn Miracle.” We are looking forward to having Mr. Henley with us for this evening. Please join us. There will be a light meal and reservations will be required. Please stay tuned for details. Please consider renewing your

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nutrition and physical activity curriculum called Power U, and her students will participate in a Walk Across Tennessee competition this semester. School staff members are getting in on the action by taking part in an after-school weight loss program called Scale Down, which is being presented in partnership with the Haywood County Health Department and Coordinated School Health. Those persons who have specific dietary concerns, such as those coping with diabetes, arthritis, and other conditions, may benefit from other programs taught by the Extension Agent and community partners. If you have questions about any of this information, please contact the Haywood County Extension Office at (731) 772-2861. Programs in agriculture, natural resources, 4-H youth development, family and consumer sciences, and resource d e v e l o p m e n t . University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture and county governments cooperating. UT Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.

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Friends membership today. Or if you haven’t been a member of the Friends of the Library, please consider joining this year. The Elma Ross Public Library would not be able to offer all the materials and programs that we do, if it weren’t for our Friends of the Library. In fact, we could use some assistance on our Friends Board. If you would be interested in helping plan the Friends Night events and being a community link between the library and the public, please contact the library at 7729534. We could use your help. We are getting more tax forms in every few days. We are putting them out as soon as we get them. Please be patient, all we can do is wait for the IRS to send us the forms. The staff of the library is not able to give any type of tax advice. If

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you have questions about which forms you need, please contact a certified tax preparer or the IRS. Thanks! Almost all the renovations are done here at your library. If you haven’t come by to see us recently, please do. You will be amazed at how good the library looks now! We are slowly getting things back in place. We are running an inventory program right now as we are preparing to put books back on the shelves, so please be patient with us as we go through this process. The books will be back, we promise! Happy Reading!

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Martin, Bailey Munsey, Chelsea Shaw, Jamirah Shutes, Megan Watson, Candyce Baggett, Candace Berry, Christina Berry, Elizabeth Porter, Diamond Powell, Marissa Sanderlin, Hunter Waddell, Haley Hendrix, Isiah Fields, Tazia McClellan, Keadra Rudd, Osmara Castro, Abimael Vasquez, Hector Flores, Chris Jones, Andre Pendergrass,Keshaunna Reid, Jovany Zamudio, Brittain Adams, Kedra Benton, Jake Cummins, Cardaysia Douglas, Chris Kent, Cordaysia Lovings, Dylan Markowski, Logan Martin, Jamyia Morgan, C.J. Morris, Kelsie Oliphant, Jasmine Reece, Victoria Shetler, Allison Wright, Joe Martinez, Markel Polk, Jessie Ross, Brianna Jones, Hunter Owen, Josh Laird, Temple Taylor, Christian Willis, Austin Garrett, Dajah Lewis, Rachel Lomax, Nardia Gladney, Kevon Middlebrook, Zarriah Rivers, Tizarra Baptiste and Caleb Welch 1st Honor Roll - 6th grade Laurel White, Jacob Smith, Arianna Saveh, Telcia Nelson, Caitlin Thimpson, Taylor Waddell, Sweetie Patel, Desi Moore, Kaylin Partee, Pooja Patel, Madison Taylor,, Nicholas Bond, Will Chapman, Kendra Currie, Elliot Garrett, Taylor Ann King, Mary-Wyatt Pettigrew, Felescia Sanders, Mary Ashtan Barden, Cassie Barrett, Lauryn Bond, Jonathan Long, Corey Newble, Allison Pilant, Hannah Riley, Pablo Sagahon, Andrea

Springfield and Brandon Taylor 2nd Honor Roll -6th grade Rodrell Shaw, Antavious Jones, Pablo Marin, Daniel Cruz, Macoreia Jelks, Ethan Baynes, Jaylin Bailey, Trey Turner, Amanda Vales, Whitley Williams, Madison Milton, Aniyah Harwell, Shelby Hendrix, Noelita Hall, Sadarius Comage, Jefferey Dennis, Traonne Holloway, Brooklyn Howard, Everett Wright, Tyvon Huddleston, Dedra Jarrett, Mikayala Flagg, Cameron Douglas, Madison Campbell, Tyler Gilliand, Morgan Hendrix, Isaiah Hess, Emily Martin, Tachya Middlebrooks, Katravion Currie, Dashia Grandberry, Bailie Howard, Kylah Johnson, Alexis Woods, Rashadda Dancy, Cheniya Walker, Patrick Currie, Courtney Henderson, Jordan Leonard, Claudia Price, Lance Stringer, Corey Bond, KaMya Burrell, Cynthia Cardona, Kayla Crawford, Brennan Holloway, Amaris Houy, Hunter Johnson, Dylan Jones, Destiny McNeil, Maggie Owen, Victoria Perry, Camille Rivers, Grayson Robinson, Sadie Sharpe, Deshawn Vargas, James Baird, Cierra Bradford, Terra Douglas, Trevor Ferguson, Callie Gieselmann, Avery Harris, Trenton Jolley, Tekarion Maclin, Raven Peet, Dakota Phillips, Alexis Policarpo, Casey Ricketts, Kedarius Woodfork, Brianna Currie, Mikayla Hendrix, Hailey Kelley, Tekeeba Grant, Tyrececia Tate and Samia Pendergrass

Haywood Junior High School 3rd Six Weeks Honor Roll 1st Honor Roll 8th Grade Ragan Avant, Emma Baumheckel, Alyssa Campbell, Will Clinton, Dannon Eubanks, Shelby Harris, Jamira Jarrett, David Johnson, Lauren Markowski, Carlie McCage, Infiniti Pickens, Samantha Pittman, Robbyn Pocock, Mireya Pulido, Sara Rodriguez, Kyle Sills, Ryan Watson, Destiny Williams, Shay-Lynne Williams, Nathan Yoder 7th Grade Ty Burch, Martin Chavez,Jimmie Covington, Audrey Davis, Quinton Douglas, Katie Harston, Drake Hooper, Kezira Horton, Dustin Milton, Tina Phan, Anne Marie Sceals, Anna Grace Sills, Dylan Simmons, Madison Smith, Hannah Stanley, Amber Vales 2nd 8th

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Anderson students enjoy 100-Day Celebration Kindergarten students at Anderson had lots of fun celebrating the 100th day of school! They counted to 100, probably 100 times, as well as played games, put on tattoos, jumped in jumpers and enjoyed a lot more activities. Many of them ate 100 things, like pieces of cereal. Reading and language lessons were centered around 100 Day words and activities. What a fun day! What a fun way to learn!

Students benefit from speech and language therapy

Haywood Elementary students treated to Sonic

Six Haywood Elementary School classes earned Sonic Kid’s Meals for having the most points in the cafeteria behavior contest for the third six weeks. The winning classes were Mrs. Pamela Reagan, Miss Amanda Stanley, Mrs. Cheri Velotta, Miss Stacie Lefave, Mrs. Brittany Higgins, and Mrs. Susan Evans. Thanks to Sonic, Insouth Bank, and 1st State Bank for sponsoring the lunch. Pictured is Mrs. Cheri Velotta’s class and Alan Callery from Insouth Bank.

Samantha Shepperd obtains GED

One area of our school system that is always busy and seldom recognized is speech/language therapy. Anderson has a lot of students who receive speech/language therapy and the numbers decrease as they grow older and correct their speech/language delays.

Local resident qualifies for Dean’s List Jessica Ligon of Brownsville qualified for the fall 2010 Dean’s List at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. Jessica, the daughter of Ernest and Della Ligon

is majoring in Clinical Psychology with a minor in Spanish. She is a member of the Psychology Club and currently serves as treasurer. She is also a member of Tau Nu Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and serves as Parliamentarian and Keeper of Properties.

Samantha Shepperd obtained her GED recently from the Stanton branch of the Haywood County Adult Education Program. Samantha has gone on to higher education at National American University where she plans to obtain her degree as a Veterinarian Tech.

Miss Tanya Baltimore, lead speech therapist for Haywood County, and her assistant Ms. Hollie Watkins, provide speech and language therapy at Anderson. They work with children who have speech disorders, speech delays, language

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HE students receive awards for third six weeks During the first-grade third six weeks awards program at Haywood Elementary, students were recognized for Perfect Attendance. One lucky first grader’s name was chosen; he received a bicycle from the Rotary Club, and the Brownsville City Police Department donated a helmet. Reading Wall of Fame students were recognized as well with the class award going to Mrs. Valerie Sceal’s class. Mrs. Sceal’s class also received the Fitness Award for the six weeks.

Parents and students enjoyed a “meet and greet” in the Family

Resource Center with Assistant Principal Edith Giles-Williams.

Haywood Elementary students celebrate 100 Days at school

Haywood Elementary students in Mrs. Pamla Reagan’s class celebrated the 100th day of school on Friday, January 28. Each student created a book of words or a story using 100 words that they could read. Then each student shared his or her book with the class and some even challenged their friends to see if they could read their words. The students were also asked to bring in a bag of 100 items. They weighed the bags to see who had the heaviest one. One student had a bag of 100 suckers, which ended up being the heaviest. Another activity the students participated in was filling a snack bag with 10 different snack items. The students put in 10 oyster crackers, 10 M&M’s, 10 raisins, 10 pretzels, 10 animal crackers, 10 raisins, 10 Kix cereal, 10 cheerios, 10 marshmallows, and 10 cheese crackers. Yummy!! The last activity the students participated in was to draw a self-portrait of what they would imagine themselves to look like at 100 years old and to write about what they would be doing. The students had lots of fun participating in these 100th day of school activities.

HE students welcome new Assistant Principal

Everyone at Haywood Elementary was excited to welcome Ms. Edith GilesWilliams to our school as our new assistant principal. “Miss Edith” jumped right in and presented awards to the children at the third six weeks awards program on January 31. After each of the Academic Award programs, parents were invited to the Family Resource Center to meet Miss Edith and enjoy refreshments and fellowship together.

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Chelsea Owens crowned HHS Basketball Homecoming Queen

During the Haywood High School Basketball Homecoming ceremonies on Saturday, Jan. 29, Chelsea Owens was crowned queen. Runner-up was Kelsey Smith, second runner-up was Alexis Peeples, and third runner-up was Bria Jelks.

Selected as class representatives were: seniors – Alesha King and Holland Aguayo, juniors – Ashley Woods and Taylor Primrose (not pictured), sophomores – Jasmine Taylor and Sarah Lewis, and freshman – Lindsey Long and Ashley Reed.

Joshua Hayes bags first deer

HHS students cheered the teams on at a pep rally on Friday led by the basketball cheerleaders and “StacMot.”

Joshua Hayes, son of Steve & Brandy Hayes, killed his first deer (6 point) on November 20th, 2010 while hunting with his dad.

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By Betty Scott

Happiness is…a warm puppy and a fluffy kitten to snuggle. Don’t have one? Adopt one! Oh my gosh! I’m just starting to come down from the “high” I was on after doing the Brownsville Homecoming, sponsored by the Arts Council! For those of you who did not attend… mmmmm….mmmmm! You missed it! The talent in this town is outrageous!! There is not enough room in this column to praise all the performers, but I will say this… if your soul was not uplifted while Ms. Lolli Mann was in action at the end of the show, you missed an event! It gave me chill bumps! The Arts Council Board, particularly Betsy Thornton and Jane Simmons outdid themselves this year! If your soul wasn’t smiling when you left Friday night it will never smile! Now that is what I call a “singing!” Videos are available if you want one. Just call the Arts Council 772-4883. You will not regret it! I got a little scoop on Trinity Christian Academy. The musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast will be presented and directed by English and theatre instructor George Norvell and TCA Choral Director Hannah Smith, at the Ned in downtown Jackson on March 4-6. I love that production! The cast includes students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Tickets will be available this month! Now residents in Brownsville who have witnessed George Norvell’s “entertaining” side, know that Beauty and the Beast will be absolutely fantastic! Margaret Welch also told me that her son, Ken Welch, is stationed in Ft. Knox, Ky., while doing basic training. My youngest daughter, Jami Beth, received a letter from Ken the other day and was tickled to death. She said Ken was doing well, but he wished he would have had a little more time to spend in Brownsville at Christmas, with his family and friends. We miss him! Nancy Littlejohn surprised her husband, Tommy, with a 70th birthday party a couple of Saturdays ago. It was a “come and go” party and all of their

children, grandchildren, along with Jimmy and Geneva Littlejohn, their daughter and grandkids attended. Several friends around the community also stopped by to wish him well. What an impressive way to celebrate a birthday! Ann and Perry Watson came to town this past Saturday and stopped to visit Kathryn and Ray Dixon. Kathryn called Janice Parker, Mary Jane Dezern, and Mary Ann Shaw for a small Haywood Elementary Teacher Reunion. After a good time catching up on the events of the past year, the group went to Cuz’s for a quick lunch. Perry and Ann live in Franklin and note their son Mark, is in the Republic of Georgia as a missionary. Gene and Risa Campbell were in Destin last week visiting friends, Nick and Sally Prosch, who had rented a condo on the beach for two months. Risa played in bridge tournaments with Nick and Sally while Gene visited his aunt in Panama City. His aunt Pansy Hutchison Wilson grew up in Ripley. They stayed an extra day because of the snowy weather in Brownsville. On a sad note, Jimmy Coulston, a long time resident and business owner of Jimmy’s Tire Service, passed away Tuesday, at his home after a six month illness. He will be missed. Those of us who love the Delta Heritage Center will be ecstatic with this new exhibit that has arrived! It’s called “Bagels and Barbeque: The Jewish Experience in Tennessee.” It is now available for viewing and you will recognize a lot of names and history about our local Jewish community. It is the story of Jewish immigration to Tennessee. Great work, Sonia! The charming Ms. Linda Edmond called me on my cell phone to tell me that she had the finest time at Ronnie and Sherri Richards’ home on Christmas Eve! She said she always has an excellent time when invited to Ronnie and Sherri’s. Ann and Patrick Mann attended a Vanderbilt basketball game last week as the guests of Irene and Ridley Wills of Nashville. Patrick

and Ridley are cousins, and Ridley’s grandfather, who was raised in Brownsville, built the present governor’s residence as his home in 1930. He also gave $100,000 to Haywood County to build and furnish our first hospital in 1930. Haywood County’s 2011 Leadership Class has been preparing for their chosen fundraiser project, which is The Carl Perkins Advocacy Center. Now that is a project that is close to my heart. (Music makes my soul smile and helping the Carl Perkins Advocacy Center makes my heart smile. Music, children, and animals are my weak spots!) The Leadership Haywood County Valentine’s Fundraiser will be selling Chocolate Covered Strawberries!! A half dozen for $15. Available for pickup or delivery on Feb. 14 (Oh! On Valentine’s Day! How romantic!) They’re just $1 extra for local delivery. I have to say what a luscious, scrumptious fundraiser for such a worthy cause! Makes your mouth water, doesn’t it? To order: call Joey Conner 780-0863. I chatted with Ms. Suzie after church today and asked her if she was “OK” with what I had done so far on “our” column and she gave me that Ms. Suzie smile. She said she loved it and was going to send a copy of last week’s paper about the birth of her greatgrandson to her daughter, Flo, who is the mother of Marie, who is the mother of baby Louis Baddour Reed. Got it? Those are some proud people right there! On a short parental note: Our youngest daughter, Jami Beth, who has a college-degree in sociology, yet never used it because she opted for numerous other paths before finally going back to school to be an aesthetician, launched her new career today in Memphis. We are celebrating with dinner at the end of her first day of work. We are overjoyed! As we say in our home-our baby girl has finally taken on a ‘Big Girl’ job! Halleluiah! Amen! Don’t forget! I need SCOOP!!!! Contact me at aroundtownmarty@aol.com or 780-4111. We are cookin’ and jammin’!

Crestview News

It’s hard to believe that January has passed by so quickly. Our February birthday party will be Feb. 3 at 2 p.m., Thursday. The following patients will be celebrating a birthday in February: Mrs. Helen McDow, Mrs. Edna Garrett, Mrs. Georgia Williamson, Mrs. Georgia Taylor, Mrs. Hattie Thornton, and Mr. Charlie Butler. We would like to thank several people for giving items to our patients: Mrs. Dora Mann for the fresh bananas she gave for our fruit bingo, Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church- Vicki Williams for the birthday

gifts they save to each January birthday honoree, Mrs. Mary Fridley for all the bingo prizes, also, another lady who did not want her name mentioned gave lotion and Kleenex for bingo. We appreciate everyone. Thank you all so much! Thank you volunteers for coming out this past week: Christ Temple ladies, Rev. Charles Bates, First Assembly of God church ladies, Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church, Mrs. Mary Barkens, Bingo ladies, Rejoicing Gospel Quartet. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed Rejoicing Gospel Quartet on Friday. They

haven’t been here since November. We were all glad to have them back with us. I’d like to remind everyone to come and vote on your favorite patient for Valentine King and Queen. The box is set up in the front lobby to cast your ballot. Our special entertainer for our Valentine party is David Smith, “Singing Fireman”. All this special event will take place on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m. Thought for the week: “The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” –Mark Twain

Allen News By Gail Barden Baptist Men’s Day was observed at Allen on Sunday, and everyone enjoyed having Mark Kendrick as the speaker for the morning service. Allen men filled the choir and did a great job under the direction of Mr. Hal Rodgers. I attended church with Andrew, Alicia, and Claire on Sunday, and I enjoyed a wonderful service there as well. Mrs. Mary Jo Frady experienced a tremendous surprise last week when she had an unexpected visit from her son, James Hollingshead, from Texas. Mrs. Mary Jo was planning to call James to wish him a

happy birthday, and before she did so, her phone rang. She answered her phone, and to her delight, it was James and he was standing at her door. The two of them spent some wonderful time together celebrating his birthday and just being together. Nothing is more special to a mother than spending time with her children. My sweet daughterin-law, Leah, lost her grandfather, Mr. Harris DeLoach, last week. Please remember Leah and Tyler, her grandmother, Katherine DeLoach, and the rest of the family. Mr. Harris was

a wonderful Christian man and will be missed. Mr. Billy Kirby had heart surgery last week. Please remember him and Martha in your prayers. Others on our prayer list are Jerry Baggett, Mabel Williams, Emily Dickinson, Carolyn White, Gale Watson, Bobby Hooper, Martha Crutcher, Jimmy and Carolyn Danley, and Steve White. Our Bible verse for this week is 1 Corinthians 13: 13, which states, “And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” Have a blessed week.

While I was looking for a certain recipe on the computer, I ran across the recipe for snow cream. Snow cream and homemade biscuits were two recipes that I thought were long gone, but I guess somebody thought we needed now. My mother always said to never use the first snow because it was dirty. That may not be true. It is tax time so there will be more money in circulation. Stores were really busy last Friday night. Betty Scott and Diane Williams met Sonny and Sandi Bishop, Al and Nancy Dean, Brenda Fox, and Naomi Benard at Cuz’s, and later attended “The Brownsville Homecoming

IV” at College Hill. It is great to have friends and we had such a good time together. Bryant and Tracy Nichols joined Zion United Methodist Church last Sunday. Zion’s attendance, like most small churches, has been low, so this is great news! We passed a church today that had a FOR SALE sign in front. Wouldn’t that be a disgrace to our community? Andrew and Jesse Scott and Savanna Coulston spent the weekend with Ricky and Betty Scott. Everyone enjoyed the warmer weather. My crazy neighbor was even out cutting his yard! Funeral services were held last week for Jimmy

Coulston, and we extend our sympathy to his family. Frank Matlock decided against radiation treatments, and Terri Knight’s doctor told her to return in two months. The spots on her lung were not big enough and they want to keep an eye on her. Libby Kendrick continues her chemo at the West Clinic in Memphis. Michael Climer is slowly improving. He is still in rehab. Maggie Anne Herron went back to the doctor this week for a recheck on her ankle injury. She is still on crutches. Thought for the week: A true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.

Hillville - Eurekaton News By Vicki Williams “We can be set free from our past when we place our future in God’s hands.” This is our Thought for the Week as published in the Upper Room Devotional by John Eyherg of Oklahoma. Everybody has a past, which is not free of sin, but because we confess Jesus as our Lord and Saviour, we are forgiven of this. The redemption, which He brought by His life, death, and resurrection was for every one of us and for all time. Holding on to memories of a troubled or sinful past can be transformed by Jesus into light for the present and hope for the future. The memories of our past cause us to cherish even more the reality that Jesus has redeemed our present and our future. Though we cannot see the future, we know He will be there with us. On Sunday, Jan. 23, my daughter Krystle and I visited with the residents at Crestview on behalf of Mt. Pleasant Church. We distributed birthday gifts to the residents who had birthdays in January. It is always such a blessing to

visit with these residents. If you have any free time and need something to do, just stop by Crestview and say “Hi” to the residents. On Friday, Jan. 28, some of the Mt. Pleasant Do-MeGood Travelers attended the Brownsville Homecoming at College Hill. As always, this was a very uplifting program and there was lots of great talent. Those who attended were Lillie Goodman, Sherry Allen, Sue Goodman, Bernice Benard, Barbara Hayes, and I. Following the program we enjoyed dinner and great fellowship at the Huddle House. Others from the community in attendance were Linda Jo Edmonds, Brenda Fox, and Joel and Martha Laney. On Sunday, Feb. 13, there will be a Make a Valentine Party and Breakfast for the children at Mt. Pleasant in the Fellowship Hall at 9:30 a.m. The Mt. Pleasant Children and Youth are sponsoring a “Let Mt. Pleasant Call You Sweetheart Banquet” on Sunday, Feb. 13, at 4 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Happy Birthday wishes this week to: Roger Cowan,

Renee Campbell, and Earbie Williams. I have a very special birthday wish to my sweet niece Hayley Roten who will turn eight on Feb. 4. I have a special prayer request for my Uncle Jimmy and Aunt Nancy Swain of Somerville. Uncle Jimmy was admitted to Methodist North in Memphis last week. Please continue to pray for my Uncle Prentice Elrod, Scott Elrod, Syble Bushart, Charlene Horton, Norman Kelly, Rex Norville, Dustin Milton, Helen Hayes, Sandra Goodman, Herbert Hayes, Leah Scallions, Mary Scallions, Enid Powell, Kate Jordan, Darlene Rossen, Fletcher Lewis, Dorothy Bruce, Earline Benard, Shirley Morgan, Carol and Jordan Bruce, the military, the nation, and the community. Sympathy to the families of Rev. Jerry Wilson, Ms. Peggy Daniels and Mr. Jimmy Coulston in the loss of their loved ones. If you have news to share, please call me at 772-1885 after 5 p.m. Until next week, God Bless.

Holly Grove News By Martha H. Jones Rev. Frank Kemper, one of Holly Grove’s favorite sons, delivered the messages last Sunday morning and night in the absence of our pastor, Brother Fred Campbell, who was ill. The ladies trio consisting of Kathy McClinton and Kathy and Katie Hopper sang the special music. Danny and Brenda Simpson invited Brother Kemper out for lunch following the services. “Living the Christian Life” was the subject of the morning message. We must keep in mind that God will bring everything under His judgment, and everyone will face a righteous God. The Apostle Paul’s main focus was to live for Christ and honor and please Him. Attending church, as important as that is to our spiritual growth, is not all there is to living for Christ. There are some things the believer should nail down with the knowledge that we will give an account. The conclusion of the matter is to fear the Lord and keep His commandments for that is the duty of each believer. Happy birthday to: Caffey Sullivan, Bobby Perry, and

Samantha Snipes. Happy 53rd wedding anniversary to Jerry and Ruth Taylor. Dewey and Martha Jones were married 53 years ago the day after Jerry and Ruth’s wedding. Congratulations to Reeves Garrett, a junior at HHS, for becoming a member of the 30 –plus club. That is quite an honor. Reeves was also among the winners of the HHS Tennessee Regional Academic Decathlon. We express our deepest sympathy for Jimmy Welch at Wellwood for losing his home to fire. I have heard people say that to have your home destroyed is near to experiencing a death in the family. Brother Fred Campbell is having a difficult time. Elaine Brown came through surgery but still needs our prayers. Continue to remember these along with Mae Simpson, Elsie Lewis, Betty Jean Outlaw, Carolyn Watridge, and Casey Lipford. Also include Ann Faulkner, Danny Simpson, Fletcher Lewis, Ray and Janie Hight, Jessie White, Albertine McBride, Jane Carr, and Carolyn Covington. On Saturday night, Feb.

5, is Friend’s Valentine Banquet at the Family Life Center. Please sign up if you wish to attend. There will be a delicious meal along with entertainment. Our heartfelt sympathy is extended to Greg and Beth Baker in the premature loss of a little son. As sad as that is for them, their little son didn’t have to experience the pain and hardships of this life, but went right to heaven where he will be awaiting their coming. Ricky and Kathy Hopper met their daughter Katie Hopper, a student at Bethel University, at a Jackson restaurant one afternoon last week to celebrate her birthday. One of the last landmarks at Holly Grove Community is gone. The Christmas home that burned several years ago was completely removed, along with the garage and other buildings, and all the trees, except the barn that sat back at a distance. It was a Sears and Robuck house. The gin, across the road, burned a good many years ago, and the store was torn down. It doesn’t look like the same place.


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Wellwood/Zion News By Denise Phillips

Wow! What a week! God is good all the time, and I don’t know what I would do without His grace! I didn’t get to attend Church at Zion Sunday morning and I’m sure I missed a blessing. Thanks to Rad Ellington for taking care of my youth class. However, Sunday night listening to “His Voice” (a gospel singing group) following our adult Bible study in Nehemiah, was great. Even the Bible drillers came in to hear the music. Keep up the fantastic job Mitch. We appreciate the work you do, and I’m still enjoying the group while listening to the CD that I purchased. My sister Norma and I traveled to Jackson Wednesday night to visit with a cousin of ours that had a heart procedure done. Please keep Jimmy Joe Elrod in your prayers. He is only 46 years old, but he has a tough road ahead. Due to the snow and ice last week, the men’s prayer

breakfast did not meet Thursday. Scottie Morris said they will meet this week. We’ll see! Congratulations to Hannah Conway who won “most improved actress” in 2010 during the 24th Annual Theatre Awards Friday night. She was also nominated for best actress and best supporting actress. Her parents Brother Mark and Lisa are very proud of her as well as all of Zion. We enjoyed having the Rainey’s (Billy, Becky, Luke, Ethan, Micah, and Lyla Grace) come for a brief visit this weekend. They came down after the basketball games Saturday and returned home Sunday afternoon. Now, you know why I did not make it to Church Sunday morning. We had lots of company stopping by to visit, including our sons and their families, Tommy and Judy Elrod, Timothy Potter and his fiancée Bethany, Norma Austin with grandchildren Hayleigh and Trent, and mama.

Jason and Justin came back Sunday afternoon and helped finish our other bedroom. Lillie and Jacob Phillips wanted to play one last time with the Rainey kids before leaving and Alivia just wanted to see her Nana. A loving family is such a blessing! Happy birthday wishes to: Vickie Garner, Steve Brown, Vicky Fawcett, and Elizabeth Lovelace. Hope all of you enjoyed your special day. Zion’s youth group will meet at Kenneth and Lavelle McBride’s home for a Super Bowl party Sunday night. Feb. 12 is the date set for Zion’s Valentine’s Banquet. April 3-6 will be Spring Revival. Begin to pray for Evangelist Wade Adkins as he leads. Pray for those who are sick, our military personnel and their families, the shutins, those who have lost loved ones, and the leaders of our country. Call me at 772-4257 if you have news. People want to know!

Union News

By Sylessie Ross I want to wish Earl Clark and Shirley Morgan happy birthday! Nancy Pender continued her birthday celebration with her family Sunday after church at TGI Fridays. Tony Morgan celebrated last Friday hosting friends and family in his home also! Willie and I visited my neighbor Gennetta Transor and Emma “Doll” Pender. We had prayer and a wonderful visit. Her sister Doll is taking such good care of her. Rosie Lee Gray was visiting as well. The Male chorus reunion was dynamic this past Sunday night. We really miss having James “Jenny B” Bond, L.C. Pirtle, and Billy Jackson, who have all been so faithful until their health would not allow them to attend on a regular basis. My pastor, Julius Harden, delivered such a beautiful message this past Sunday and we had so many visitors. My Godson, Greg Hill, and his son, Peyton, visited Willie and me Monday. We had delightful time and really enjoyed

them. Remember in prayer; Jerry Clark, Molly Walker, Cora Ross, Betty Ross, James “Jenny B” Bond, Marvin Ross, Genetta Transor, Walter Frank Chism, Martha Mae Hurt, Pearline “Teen” Jones, Stacy Greer, Minister J.V. Carney, Minister J.H Fuller, Steve White, Mr. and Mrs. Jessie White, Cynthia Bullock Transor, Glenn White, and Fannie Anderson. Thought For The Week: “Pressing on with Precision and Purpose” Hebrews 12:1-2 is a word for those of us who find ourselves in a struggle day after day, week after week, month after month, year after year. God would have us to know that we should not be struggling just to be struggling. We should no longer go into each day with the mindset this is another day of struggle, stress, and strife. As children of God we should be able to find some joy, some peace, some happiness in the midst of any given situation or circumstance. As children of God, we should not be constantly

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flailing around in the winds of worry, or caught up in the sinking sands of sorrow. This is not the life of those who lean not to their own understanding, but trust in God with their whole heart. The life to which we have been called is not one without challenges, but it is one where regardless of what might come our way the joy of the Lord is our strength. While we’re pressing on with precision and purpose, what people do to us is inconsequential. People are not our focus and this life is not our goal, but a life of Godliness. So we run this race with patience, We fight the good fight of faith. With precision we stay the course. With purpose we turn our eyes toward Jesus. When the race gets you down, press on. When your hopes are handcuffed and your dreams are deferred, press on. When the headwinds of life slow you down, press on. When life is filled with delay, disruption, and disappointment, press on. Press past the mess and stroll through the stress.

Retirement Center News

By Shirley Tucker, Activity Director We want to thank Pastor Phillip Cook from the First United Methodist Church of Brownsville for coming and bringing our message this past Sunday. His members out here really appreciate him coming, as do our other residents who don’t get out for church. We worked on some trivia this week. This is our exercise for our brains. We do exercise for our bodies three times a week, so we try to do some for our brains at least once a week. We learn a lot of things we forgot, or should I say we remember a lot of things we forgot. You ought to come out and join us, see if you can give us some help. One of our questions was “What dictator is associated with the Night of the Long Knives?” Alystine Hare knew the most answers. She is either one of the smartest ones out here or she reads a lot. Maybe BOTH! A couple of our other questions were “Who was involved in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral?” and “Who Was Marion Morrison?” No fair asking your husbands, ladies. Hilda Grubbs had some fun company this week when her son, Bill, and daughter-in-law, Diane came to see her from Hickory Withe. They brought their two grandchildren with

them, which was a treat for great-grandmother, Hilda. The granddaughter’s name was Anna Kilpatrick and she was 9 years old and had a broken arm. I, of course, asked how she broke her arm to which she replied, “Cheerleading.” I said I didn’t know cheerleading was such a dangerous sport. She informed me some of the others threw her up in the air, and didn’t catch her as she came down. When she hit the concrete, as they say, the rest was history. Luckily her brother, Cole Kilpatrick, also 9, doesn’t do cheerleading so he was in one piece. She could probably learn a thing or two from Cole (like don’t let anyone throw you up in the air). We were so sad when we had to postpone our “Guest Bingo” event due to the snow. We didn’t cancel it, however, we just moved it to Feb. 10. We’ll look forward to seeing you then. Our residents get to invite folks so if they don’t call you, you call them and let them know you’d like to come play bingo. We’ll have lots of good prizes and refreshments too. Laura Richards had guests for lunch this week. One day Ronnie and Lynn came and took her out to lunch and then Ronnie and Dorothy Estes came to Sugar

Creek to have lunch with her. She’s a busy lady. Arline Boisvert, Jottye Newman, and I played UNO one day. Jottye knew how to play more than she let us know she did and beat us both. The next day I played checkers with Harold Nelson and he beat me at that. I’ve got to practice up on these games so I don’t look so dumb! Next thing I’m going to have is a “chocolate tasting” and I’m excellent at that!

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Stanton News

By Debbie Sterbinsky We made it through January, but I’m still trying to work on cemeteries. This is a very busy time of the year for me, and the weather is not cooperating in my favor. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE SNOW, but it’s hard to find graves with snow on them! Today is the birthday of my youngest son, who turns 33 today. Happy Birthday Shawn! February is also Black History month, and I ran across some trivia and facts online you might find interesting: Several people know Black History month originated in 1926 by Carter Godwin Woodson. The month of February was chosen in honor of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln, who were both born in that month. But did you know “Kwanzaa” means “first fruits” in Swahili? Kwanzaa was created as the AfricanAmerica holiday in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga, and is observed from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1 each year. Otis Boykin invented electronic control devices for guided missiles, IBM

computers, and the control unit for a pacemaker. George Carruthers invented the far ultraviolet electrographic camera, used in the 1972 Apollo 16 mission. This invention revealed new features in Earth’s far-outer atmosphere and deepspace objects from the perspective of the lunar surface. Carruthers was inducted into the National Inventor’s Hall of Fame in 2003. The first major black super-hero, the Black Panther, made his debut in Fantastic Four No. 52 in July of 1966. African-American mechanical engineer, David Crosthwait Jr. created the heating systems for the Rockefeller Center and New York’s Radio City Music Hall. Also, Charles R. Drew, as surgeon, if often credited with the invention of the first large-scale blood bank. In 1899, golf fan Dr. George Franklin Grant received a patent for the world’s first golf tee. Grant, however, never marketed his invention, instead giving the tees away to

friends and fellow golfers. Lonnie G. Johnson, an engineer who performed spacecraft system design for NASA invented the Super Soaker water gunthe number one selling toy in America in 1991. Frederick Jones held over 60 patents with most of them pertaining to refrigeration. His portable air conditioner was used in World War II to preserve medicine and blood serum. Garrett Augustus Morgan invented, among other things, a three-way automatic stop sign, which he sold to General Electric. It was used in the U.S. until the three-light traffic sign was developed. More facts and trivia will follow next week! Residents, and former residents of Stanton, you may mail Stanton news to me at P.O. Box 181, Stanton, TN 38069, reach me at the Stanton Welcome Center/ Library at 731-548-2564, or e-mail me at: Proftster@aol. com. Please put “Stanton News” in the subject line. Together we will look at the past, look toward the future, and report current events.

Westside News By Mary W. Lewis Those from Westside Church of Christ attending our area-wide fifth Sunday singing held at Beech Grove Church of Christ on Marvin Chapel Rd. where Larry Sweeney, Mac Perry, Zachary Fox, Nell Fox, and Paul and Mary Lewis. The Children’s Home pick up will be by on April 5 or 6 for items we’ll need to furnish and to collect the “spare change cans” individuals will have filled for the home. The long-time Freed Hardeman University lectureship series begins Sunday, Feb. 6, in Henderson lasting through Friday, Feb. 11. Besides the spiritual benefits, local businesses in Jackson, Henderson, and several other towns will profit, especially hotels, motels, and restaurants while speakers, many bringing families with them for the week. Many are alumni of FHU. This year’s theme is on the “Minor Prophets of the Bible.” Minor, not because of importance, but because this category wrote less, therefore this distinction is given them. These are among others to remember in prayer: Sheree Taylor, niece of Martha Taylor, Mrs. Mae Mathis in Haywood Park, Sylvia Thomason Hart of Bells who was in a Jackson Hospital, Emily Sweeney who enters West Clinic in Memphis Tuesday, Pat and Ruth Glidewell (Pat had a procedure done in Memphis last week because of his dialysis), Joe Moody our around

the corner neighbor who had surgery and is the husband of Betty Rice Moody, Tommy McCool needs our prayers also. Carolyn Freeman is not well at the time. Our Minnie Bell King from Crestview was with us Sunday. Remember Dianne Hart and Leonard Pierce they’re also as well as Marie Browning and Bertha Reed, Jefferson St members. Also remember Jean Black at Sugar Creek. We miss all of you and everyone who is not able to be present in worship with us. Remember Bob Bond, who was in an accident with a fatality. Our hearts go out to the family of the man who lost his life, and to Bob, a kind and most caring human. Pat Rabbit, the brotherin-law of Jane Powell, has passed away. He was the widower of Edwina Jones, sister of Jane. He lived in Georgia, I believe. Also Jane’s youngest, John N. (Chuck) Powell of Jackson, received a good report on his knee surgery and his pacemaker in Vanderbilt. Shirley Cook of Covington was here with sister Diane Lee, Sunday. After visiting a Ripley High School classmate on Thursday, Betty Walker Shelton, it was comforting to know she is doing the best she can following the loss of husband C.L. Shelton, Dec. 27, some time after a heart attack. They would have celebrated 56 years Feb. 6. Lora Shelton, niece of C.L. and daughter of Floyd Shelton sang a

solo on the Homecoming presentation sponsored by Haywood Arts Council Friday evening at Ann Marks Center at College Hill. Lynn Jackson, whose birthday was Saturday, visited his parents Albert and Ann Jackson and worshipped with them and enjoyed the fifth Sunday fellowship meal. There was another birthday celebration this week in Lexington, when Mrs. Giula Flanaagan had hers when she became a young 94 years old. Daughter Bobbie, and husband, Billy Connally, were with her Sunday and worshipped with her at Juno Church of Christ. Enroute from Lexington to home, the Connally met grandson Justin Connally, at one of the I-40 exits, as he returned from Carlisle, Ark., where he had been duck hunting where relatives run a hunting camp. They yielded 94 ducks, but it is protocol in the area to furnish a large number at a nursing home facility near there. Many of guys become excited about this duck haven. (Not the duck’s haven though!) Martha Taylor has a granddaughter, only an infant in Florida, who needs our prayers. She’s had serious problems since birth last year, and has a tracheotomy in her little throat. Joel Hayes gave us a report last Sunday evening on the Costa Rico mission trip that he and Margaret Ellen Fox went on with others.


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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on February 17, 2011 at 12:00 PM local time, at the front east door, Haywood County Courthouse, Brownville, Tennessee pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by Mary E. Brooks, A married person, to Emmett James House or Bill R. McLaughlin, Trustee, on March 28, 2007 at Book 37, Page 72; conducted by Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP Substitute Trustee, all of record in the Haywood County Register’s Office. Owner of Debt: Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage The following real estate located in Haywood County, Tennessee, will be sold to the highest call bidder subject to all unpaid taxes, prior liens and encumbrances of record: Described property located in the Sixth (6th) Civil District of Haywood County, Tennessee, more particularly described as follows: Tr a c t 1: Beginning at a point in the center of Coburn Road, said point being South 76 degrees 52 minutes 30 seconds West 276.53 feet from the intersection of the center of Darnaby Road with Coburn Road; thence South 3 degrees 37 minutes 19 seconds West along the center of a ditch a distance of 68.25 feet to a point; thence South 49 degrees 24 minutes 35 seconds West continuing along said ditch a distance of 956.77 feet to a point; thence South 51 degrees 19 minutes 42 seconds West continuing along said ditch a distance of 600.20 feet to a point; thence South 77 degrees 30 minutes 29 seconds West coincident with the North line of the Amanda Glidewell Neal parcel (248/454) a distance of 332.51 feet to a point in another ditch, old iron rod found 30.96 feet West; thence North 24 degrees 10 minutes 21 seconds East along the center of a ditch a distance of 514.19 feet to a point; thence North 28 degrees 11 minutes 24 seconds East continuing along the ditch a distance of 406.64 feet to a new P.K. nail; thence along the center of Coburn Road with the following 3 courses: (1) North 73 degrees 47 minutes 45 seconds East a distance of 318.40 feet to a new P.K. nail; (2) North 74 degrees 18 minutes 28 seconds East a distance of 615.95 feet to a new P.K. nail; (3) North 76 degrees 12 minutes 56 seconds East a distance of 229.32 feet to the point of beginning. Included in the above description but excluded from this conveyance is the following described property: Lot Number 1, Semaj Subdivision, a plat of which is recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 311, Slide 254, Register’s Office, Haywood County, Tennessee. Lot Number 2, Semaj Subdivision, a plat of which appears of record in Plat Book 2, Page 311, Slide 254 in the Register’s Office of Haywood County, Tennessee. Lot Number 4, Semaj Subdivision, a plat of which is recorded in Plat Book2, Page 311 (Slide 254) in the Register ’s Office of Haywood County, Tennessee. Tr a c t 2: Commencing at a P.K. nail in Coburn Road, said point being the Southwest corner of parcel 9.01 of the James Brooks property; thence North 8 degrees 57 minutes 30 seconds East coincident with the West line of said parcel 9.01 a distance of 666.11 feet; thence North 19 degrees 23 minutes 56 seconds West coincident with the West line of said parcel 9.01 a distance of 280.67 feet to a new iron rod, the true point of beginning; thence North 9 degrees 10 minutes 01 seconds East coincident with the East line of parcel 9.02 of the Mary Brooks property a distance of 580.00 feet to a new iron rod; thence South 80 degrees 49 minutes 59 seconds East with a new severance line of parcel 9.00 of the James Brooks property a distance of 375.52 feet to a new iron rod; thence South 9 degrees 10 minutes 01 seconds West with a new severance line a distance of 580.00 to a new iron rod; thence North 80 degrees 49 minutes 59 seconds West with a new severance line a distance of 375.52 to the point of beginning. Street Address: 949 Coburn Road and 1772 Coburn Road (Per Deed of Trust), 891 Coburn Road and 1772 Coburn Road (Per Tax Assessor), Brownsville, Tennessee 38012 Current Owner(s) of Property: Mary E. Brooks Other interested parties: First State Bank and Concrete Porducts Co. The street address of the above described property is believed to be 949 Coburn Road and 1772 Coburn Road (Per Deed of Trust), 891 Coburn Road and 1772 Coburn Road (Per Tax Assessor), Brownsville, Tennessee 38012, but such address is not part of the legal description of the property sold herein and in the event of any discrepancy, the legal description herein shall control. SALE IS SUBJECT TO TENANT(S) RIGHTS IN POSSESSION.

If applicable, the notice requirements of T.C.A. 35-5-117 have been met. SALE IS SUBJECT TO A PRIOR UNRELEASED TD OF RECORD IN BOOK 17, PAGE 159 AND RE-RECORDED AT BOOK 17, PAGE 324 IN THE REGISTER’S OFFICE OF HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESSEE. All right of equity of redemption, statutory and otherwise, and homestead are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. If the highest bidder cannot pay the bid within twentyfour (24) hours of the sale, the next highest bidder, at their highest bid, will be deemed the successful bidder. This property is being sold with the express reservation that the sale is subject to confirmation by the lender or trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. This office is a debt collector. This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP Substitute Trustee www.kirschattorneys.com Law Office of Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP 555 Perkins Road Extended, Second Floor Memphis, TN 38117 Phone (901)767-5566 Fax (901)761-5690 File No. 09-023116 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms, and conditions of a Deed of Trust Note dated September 11, 2009, and the Deed of Trust of even date securing the same, recorded September 14, 2009, at Book 69, Page 772 in Office of the Register of Deeds for Haywood County, Tennessee, executed by Bobby Goodman, conveying certain property therein described to John C. Clark as Trustee for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as a separate corporation that is acting solely as a nominee for First State Bank and First State Bank’s successors and assigns.; and the undersigned, Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., having been appointed Successor Trustee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable; and that an agent of Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., as Successor Trustee, by virtue of the power, duty, and authority vested in and imposed upon said Successor Trustee will, on February 23, 2011 on or about 11:00 A.M., at the Haywood County Courthouse, Brownsville, Tennessee, offer for sale certain property hereinafter described to the highest bidder FOR CASH, free from the statutory right of redemption, homestead, dower, and all other exemptions which are expressly waived in the Deed of Trust, said property being real estate situated in Haywood County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a point in the north right of way of 70 Highway, wood post found, North 0 degree 19 minutes 41 seconds West, 3.41 feet north, said point being feet north of the center of 70 Highway, said point being the southeast corner of Marbury as recorded in Book 184, Page 618, Register’s Office of Haywood County, Tennessee, said point also being the southeast corner of C. Rodgers as recorded in Book 184, Page 647; thence South 64 degrees 07 minutes 18 seconds West, 141.15 feet along the north right of way of 70 Highway to a point, iron post found, north 15 degrees 43 minutes 20 seconds West, .76 feet on line; thence North 15 degrees 43 minutes 19 seconds West, 297.00 feet along the east line of B. Marbury to a wood post found; thence North 70 degrees 38 minutes 28 seconds East, 218.10 feet along an interior line of Marbury to a wood post found; thence South 0 degrees 19 minutes 41 seconds East, 296.59 feet along the west line of Marbury to the point of beginning. Map 135, Parcel 006.05. ALSO KNOWN AS: 15225 US Highway 70 West, Stanton, Tennessee 38069-5229 The HB 3588 letter was mailed to the borrower(s) pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated 35-5-117. This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture fil

ing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. In addition, the following parties may claim an interest in the above-referenced property: Bobby Goodman The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee’s option at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. W&A No. 700-202288 DATED January 25, 2011. INSERTION DATES: January 27, 2011, February 3, 2011, February 10, 2011 WILSON & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., Successor Trustee By: Shellie Wallace DSaleNoticeTN-Shellie_kthomas_110120_1336 FOR SALE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW .MYFIR.COM and WWW .REALTYTRAC. COM NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms, and conditions of a Deed of Trust Note dated March 14, 2006, and the Deed of Trust of even date securing the same, recorded March 22, 2006, at Book 20, Page 634 in Office of the Register of Deeds for Haywood County, Tennessee, executed by Helen Goodman and Ermon Drake, Jr., conveying certain property therein described to Arnold M. Weiss, Attorney as Trustee for WMC Mortgage Corp; and the undersigned, Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., having been appointed Successor Trustee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable; and that an agent of Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., as Successor Trustee, by virtue of the power, duty, and authority vested in and imposed upon said Successor Trustee will, on February 16, 2011 on or about 11:00 A.M., at the Haywood County Courthouse, Brownsville, Tennessee, offer for sale certain property hereinafter described to the highest bidder FOR CASH, free from the statutory right of redemption, homestead, dower, and all other exemptions which are expressly waived in the Deed of Trust, said property being real estate situated in Haywood County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows: LOT 1, STATION SUBDIVISION, A PLAT OF WHICH APPEARS OF RECORD IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 163, REGISTER’S OFFICE OF HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESSEE: BEGINNING AT AN IRON PIN AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE WEST MARGIN OF FAYETTE STREET, 25.0 FEET FROM CENTER, AND THE SOUTH MARGIN OF U.S. HIGHWAY NO. 70, 30.0 FEET FROM CENTER; RUNS THENCE SOUTH 0 DEGREES 33 MINUTES WEST WITH THE WEST MARGIN OF FAYETTE STREET 252.0 FEET TO AN IRON PIN AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT NO. 5; RUNS THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 10 MINUTES WEST WITH THE NORTH LINE OF LOT NO. 5, 76.56 FEET TO AN IRON PIN, THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT NO. 2; RUNS THENCE NORTH 0 DEGREES 13 MINUTES EAST WITH THE EAST LINE OF LOT NO. 2, 192.20 FEET TO AN IRON PIN IN THE SOUTH MARGIN OF U.S. HIGHWAY 70, 30.99 FEET FROM THE CENTER; RUNS THENCE WITH THE SOUTH MARGIN OF HIGHWAY NO. 70 THE FOLLOWING CALLS; NORTH 56 DEGREES 07 MINUTES EAST 20.0 FEET; NORTH 51 DEGREES 05 MINUTES EAST 79.23 FEET TO THE BEGINNING, CONTAINING 0.38 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. ERMON DRAKE, JR. SPOUSE OF HELEN GOODMAN, JOINS IN THIS DEED OF TRUST FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF WAIVING ALL MARITAL INTEREST IN SAID PROPERTY, AND IS IN NO WAY OBLIGATED FOR THE REPAYMENT OF SAID INDEBTEDNESS. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 101 WEST FIRST STREET, STANTON, TN 38069 ALSO KNOWN AS: 101 West First Street, Stanton, Tennessee 38069 The HB 3588 letter was mailed to the borrower(s) pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated 35-5-117. This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. In addition, the following parties may claim an interest in

the above-referenced property: Helen Goodman; Ermon Drake, Jr. The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee’s option at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. W&A No. 717-125679 DATED January 17, 2011. INSERTION DATES: January 20, 2011, January 27, 2011 & February 3, 2011 WILSON & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., Successor Trustee By: Shellie Wallace DSaleNoticeTN-Shellie_mgrayer_110112_1136 FOR SALE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW .MYFIR.COM and WWW .REALTYTRAC. COM Non-Resident Notice TO: DAVID ALEXANDER AMBROSE IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF THE TWENTY-EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT AT BROWNSVILLE, HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESSEE STACY ALEXIS AMBROSE, PLAINTIFF, VS. DAVID ALEXANDER AMBROSE, DEFENDANT, NO. 13529 In this cause, it appearing to me from the complaint filed herein which is sworn to, that the defendant DAVID ALEXANDER AMBROSE whose residence is unknown so that the ordinary process of law cannot be served upon HIM, it is therefore, ordered by the Court that you serve within thirty (30) days after the last publication of this notice, upon the Plaintiff’s attorney MICHAEL J. BANKS whose address is 108 SOUTH WASHINGTON AVENUE, BROWNSVILLE, TN 38012 an answer to this complaint, which seeks a DEFAULT. If you fail to do so, judgment will be taken against you for the relief sought in the bill. It is further ordered that this notice be published for four (4) consecutive weeks in the Brownsville States Graphic, a weekly newspaper published in Brownsville, Tennessee. This 13th day of JANUARY 2011. JUDY HARDISTER – CLERK & MASTER ROCHELLE FUTRELL, D.C. MICHAEL J. BANKS ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF Publication Dates: 01-20-11, 01-27-11, 02-03-11 & 02-10-11 SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on February 10, 2011 at 12:00 PM local time, at the front east door, Haywood County Courthouse, Brownville, Tennessee pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by O G Stewart and Maggie Stewart, husband and wife, to Emmett James House or Bill R McLaughlin, Trustee, on December 9, 2002 at Book 259, Page 792; conducted by Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP Substitute Trustee, all of record in the Haywood County Register’s Office. Owner of Debt: Regions Bank, successor by merger to Union Planters Bank, NA The following real estate located in Haywood County, Tennessee, will be sold to the highest call bidder subject to all unpaid taxes, prior liens and encumbrances of record: Described property located in Haywood County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a stake in the North boundary line of N.J. Anderson’s land; runs thence North 100 yards to a stake; thence West 38 yards to a stake; thence South 100 yards in the road or North line of Anderson’s land; thence East 38 yards to the beginning. Street Address: 141 West Thomas Street, Brownsville, Tennessee 38012 Current Owner(s) of Property: O.G. Stewart, Jr. and estate by the entirety and Maggie Stewart The street address of the above described property is believed to be 141 West Thomas Street, Brownsville, Tennessee 38012, but such address is not part of the legal description of the property sold herein and in the event of any discrepancy, the legal description herein shall control. SALE IS SUBJECT TO TENANT(S) RIGHTS IN POSSESSION. If applicable, the notice requirements of T.C.A. 35-5-117 have been met. All right of equity of redemption, statutory and otherwise, and homestead are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the

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Thursday, February 3, 2011 sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. If the highest bidder cannot pay the bid within twentyfour (24) hours of the sale, the next highest bidder, at their highest bid, will be deemed the successful bidder. This property is being sold with the express reservation that the sale is subject to confirmation by the lender or trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. This office is a debt collector. This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP Substitute Trustee www.kirschattorneys.com Law Office of Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP 555 Perkins Road Extended, Second Floor Memphis, TN 38117 Phone (901)767-5566 Fax (901)761-5690 File No. 10-008844 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms, and conditions of a Deed of Trust Note dated June 7, 2004, and the Deed of Trust of even date securing the same, recorded June 9, 2004, at Book 267, Page 704 in Office of the Register of Deeds for Haywood County, Tennessee, executed by Mitchell Turner Hurbert Hoover Turner and Darlene Turner, conveying certain property therein described to Andrew Valentine, Esq. as Trustee for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as a separate corporation that is acting solely as a nominee for American Home Mortgage and American Home Mortgage’s successors and assigns; and the undersigned, Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., having been appointed Successor Trustee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable; and that an agent of Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., as Successor Trustee, by virtue of the power, duty, and authority vested in and imposed upon said Successor Trustee will, on February 16, 2011 on or about 11:00 A.M., at the Haywood County Courthouse, Brownsville, Tennessee, offer for sale certain property hereinafter described to the highest bidder FOR CASH, free from the statutory right of redemption, homestead, dower, and all other exemptions which are expressly waived in the Deed of Trust, said property being real estate situated in Haywood County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows: Lying and being in the 7th Civil District of Haywood County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Being Lot No. 1, Coming Home Subdivision, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 204, Register’s Office, Haywood County. Tennessee. This lot is subject to Restrictive Covenants of record in Plat Book 2, Page 204, Register’s Office, Haywood County, Tennessee. ALSO KNOWN AS: 500 Penny Lane, Brownsville, Tennessee 38012-1605 The HB 3588 letter was mailed to the borrower(s) pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated 35-5-117. This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. In addition, the following parties may claim an interest in the above-referenced property: Mitchell Turner; Hurbert Hoover Turner; Darlene Turner The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee’s option at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. W&A No. 717-188711 DATED January 17, 2011. INSERTION DATES: January 20, 2011, January 27, 2011 & February 3, 2011 WILSON & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., Successor Trustee By: Shellie Wallace FHA No. 482-3698952 DSaleNoticeTN-Shellie_mgrayer_110112_1153 FOR SALE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.MYFIR.COM and WWW.REALTYTRAC.COM NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms, and conditions of a Deed of Trust Note dated December 26, 2002, and the Deed of Trust of even

date securing the same, recorded January 31, 2003, at Book 770, Page 251 in Office of the Register of Deeds for Haywood County, Tennessee, executed by Charles E. Voss a/k/a Charles Voss and Gwendolyn A. Voss a/k/a Gwendolyn Voss, conveying certain property therein described to American Title Company, Inc. as Trustee for Centex Home Equity Company, LLC; and the undersigned, Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., having been appointed Successor Trustee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable; and that an agent of Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., as Successor Trustee, by virtue of the power, duty, and authority vested in and imposed upon said Successor Trustee will, on February 23, 2011 on or about 11:00 A.M., at the Haywood County Courthouse, Brownsville, Tennessee, offer for sale certain property hereinafter described to the highest bidder FOR CASH, free from the statutory right of redemption, homestead, dower, and all other exemptions which are expressly waived in the Deed of Trust, said property being real estate situated in Haywood County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows: Being Lot No. 2 on the Louis T. Minor division, beginning at a point in the center of the gravel road, being the first gravel road west of Bailey School running south from Highway 54 and being 125.0 feet as measured in a southerly direction from the northwest corner of the Louis T. Minor 80 1/2 acre tract, of which this now described lot is a part and being the northwest corner of this now described lot designated as Lot No. 2; runs thence with the south line of a 1 acre lot designated as Tract No. 1 of this subdivision formerly divided off and sold off by Louis T. Minor et ux to John Aden Rutherford, east 348 feet to a stake in the open field; thence south 125.0 feet to a stake, the northeast corner of Tract No. 3; thence west 348 feet to a point in the center of the above mentioned gravel road; thence with same north 125.0 feet to the beginning, and containing 1 acre more or less. ALSO KNOWN AS: 526 Southall Lane, Brownsville, Tennessee 38012 The HB 3588 letter was mailed to the borrower(s) pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated 35-5-117. This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. In addition, the following parties may claim an interest in the above-referenced property: Charles E. Voss a/k/a Charles Voss; Gwendolyn A. Voss a/k/a Gwendolyn Voss; Cavalry Portfolio Services, LLC The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee’s option at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. W&A No. 931-202869 DATED January 25, 2011. INSERTION DATES: January 27, 2011, February 3, 2011, February 10, 2011 WILSON & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., Successor Trustee By: Shellie Wallace DSaleNoticeTN-Shellie_kthomas_110120_1348 FOR SALE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.MYFIR.COM and WWW.REALTYTRAC.. COM

The following vehicle will be sold for Charges and Storage Fees against it if not Claimed by February 15, 2011 at a Public Auction at Peace Auto Center, 1203 Thornton Rd., Brownsville, TN 38012. 1993 Mazda 929 Vin# JM1HD4616P0212295 Owner: Lisa B. Mcleod per James Henley Peace Auto Center 1203 Thornton Rd. Brownsville, TN 38012


Public Notices

The Brownsville States-Graphic

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms, and conditions of a Deed of Trust Note dated September 28, 2007, and the Deed of Trust of even date securing the same, recorded October 8, 2007, at Book 45, Page 214 in Office of the Register of Deeds for Haywood County, Tennessee, executed by John L. Pirtle and Fannie Pirtle, conveying certain property therein described to First American Title Company as Trustee for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as a separate corporation acting solely as nominee for CitiMortgage, Inc. and CitiMortgage, Inc.’s successors and assigns; and the undersigned, Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., having been appointed Successor Trustee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable; and that an agent of Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., as Successor Trustee, by virtue of the power, duty, and authority vested in and imposed upon said Successor Trustee will, on February 16, 2011 on or about 11:00 A.M., at the Haywood County Courthouse, Brownsville, Tennessee, offer for sale certain property hereinafter described to the highest bidder FOR CASH, free from the statutory right of redemption, homestead, dower, and all other exemptions which are expressly waived in the Deed of Trust, said property being real estate situated in Haywood County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows: That certain lot or parcel of real estate lying and being in Haywood County, Tennessee, and more particularly described as follows: Commencing at a point being the intersection of the center of Herbert Willis Road and the center of Highway 54 West; thence along the center of Herbert Willis Road; thence along the center of Herbert Willis Road with the following locative calls: South 5 degrees 50 minutes 46 seconds East 273.94 feet; South 145.7 feet to a point, said point being the Northwest corner and the point of beginning of the following described tract, metal post set on line South 89 degrees 59 minutes 59 seconds East 30.00 feet from center of Herbert Willis Road; thence South 89 degrees 59 minutes 59 seconds East 210.00 feet across Faught with a new line to a metal post set; thence South 251.64 feet across Faught with a new line to a metal post set; thence North 89 degrees 59 minutes 59 seconds 210.00 feet across Faught with a new line to a point in the center of Herbert Willis Road, metal post set on line South 89 degrees 59 minutes 59 seconds East 30.00 feet from center of Herbert Willis Road; thence North 251.64 feet along the center of Herbert Willis Road to the point of beginning, containing 1.21 acres, as surveyed by Walter R. Powell, RLS 832, on February 18, 1997. ALSO KNOWN AS: 104 Herbert Willis Road, Brownsville, Tennessee 38012 The HB 3588 letter was mailed to the borrower(s) pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated 35-5-117. This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. In addition, the following parties may claim an interest in the above-referenced property: John L. Pirtle; Fannie Pirtle; Capital One Bank; First South Bank The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee’s option at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. W&A No. 817-197145 DATED January 17, 2011. INSERTION DATES: January 20, 2011, January 27, 2011 & February 3, 2011 WILSON & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., Successor Trustee By: Shellie Wallace VA No. LH-0202060544922 DSaleNoticeTN-Shellie_awoodard_110112_1443 FOR SALE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.MYFIR.COM and WWW.REALTYTRAC. COM NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms, and conditions of a Deed of Trust Note dated June 8, 2007, and the Deed of Trust of even date securing the same, recorded June 11, 2007, at Book 40, Page 372 in Office of the Register of

Deeds for Haywood County, Tennessee, executed by Michelle Ross and Chet McBride, conveying certain property therein described to Atty. Arnold M. Weiss, A Resident of Shelby County as Trustee for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as a separate corporation that is acting solely as a nominee for Homecomings Financial, LLC (F/K/A Homecomings Financial Network, Inc.) and Homecomings Financial, LLC (F/K/AHomecomings Financial Network, Inc.)’s successors and assigns; and the undersigned, Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., having been appointed Successor Trustee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable; and that an agent of Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., as Successor Trustee, by virtue of the power, duty, and authority vested in and imposed upon said Successor Trustee will, on February 23, 2011 on or about 11:00 A.M., at the Haywood County Courthouse, Brownsville, Tennessee, offer for sale certain property hereinafter described to the highest bidder FOR CASH, free from the statutory right of redemption, homestead, dower, and all other exemptions which are expressly waived in the Deed of Trust, said property being real estate situated in Haywood County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a stake on the inside of the curb on the East side of North Lafayette, said stake being the Northwest corner of the lot in the name of Mrs. Sadie Rainey; running thence North with the inside of the concrete curb on said North Lafayette Street 53 feet to a stake; thence East 81-2/3 feet to a stake; thence South 53 feet to a stake; thence west 81- 2/3 feet to a stake on the inside of the curb on North Lafayette Street, the same being the point of beginning. ALSO KNOWN AS: 226 North Lafayette, Brownsville, Tennessee 38012 The HB 3588 letter was mailed to the borrower(s) pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated 35-5-117. This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. In addition, the following parties may claim an interest in the above-referenced property: Michelle Ross; Chet McBride; Joe Stokely and Sue Stokely; Uknown Heirs of Elliott Hay The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee’s option at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. W&A No. 931-198854 DATED January 25, 2011. INSERTION DATES: January 27, 2011, February 3, 2011, February 10, 2011 WILSON & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., Successor Trustee By: Shellie Wallace DSaleNoticeTN-Shellie_kthomas_110120_1351 FOR SALE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW .MYFIR.COM and WWW .REALTYTRAC. COM NOTICE TO CREDITORS TCA 30-2-306 Estate of Ella Mae Mathis Docket #P-1945 Notice is hereby given that on the20th day of January letters testamentary of letters of administration in respect to the estate of Ella Mae Mathis who died on December 31, 2010 were issued to the undersigned by the Chancery/Probate Court of Haywood County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and non resident, having claims, matured or unmatured, against the estate are required to file the same with the Clerk of the above named court within the earlier of four (4) months from the date of the first publication of posting of this notice of twelve (12) months from the decedent’s date of death, otherwise their claims will be forever barred in the manner and to the extent as provided by law. This 20th day of January (Signed) Lynn H. Mathis, Executor Estate of Ella Mae Mathis C. Thomas Hooper, III, Attorney for the Estate By: Judy Hardister, Clerk & Master Publication dates: 01-27-11 & 02-03-11 NOTICE TO CREDITORS TCA 30-2-306 Estate of Willam C. Wilson Docket #P-1944 Notice is hereby given that on the11th day of January 2011 letters testamentary of letters

of administration in respect to the estate of Willam C. Wilson who died on December 29, 2010 were issued to the undersigned by the Chancery/Probate Court of Haywood County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and non resident, having claims, matured or unmatured, against the estate are required to file the same with the Clerk of the above named court within the earlier of four (4) months from the date of the first publication of posting of this notice of twelve (12) months from the decedent’s date of death, otherwise their claims will be forever barred in the manner and to the extent as provided by law. This 11th day of January 2011 (Signed) Terry Wilson, Administrator Estate of Willam C. Wilson Pat H. Mann, Jr, Attorney for the Estate By: Judy Hardister, Clerk & Master Publication dates: 01-27-11 & 02-03-11 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms, and conditions of a Deed of Trust Note dated December 27, 2004, and the Deed of Trust of even date securing the same, recorded January 18, 2005, at Book 1, Page 726 in Office of the Register of Deeds for Haywood County, Tennessee, executed by Sarah C. Perry a/k/a Sarah C. Jones, conveying certain property therein described to Benjamin David Baer as Trustee for Citicorp Trust Bank, FSB; and the undersigned, Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., having been appointed Successor Trustee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable; and that an agent of Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., as Successor Trustee, by virtue of the power, duty, and authority vested in and imposed upon said Successor Trustee will, on March 2, 2011 on or about 11:00 A.M., at the Haywood County Courthouse, Brownsville, Tennessee, offer for sale certain property hereinafter described to the highest bidder FOR CASH, free from the statutory right of redemption, homestead, dower, and all other exemptions which are expressly waived in the Deed of Trust, said property being real estate situated in Haywood County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows: Lot 61, Fleming estates, a plat of which appears of record in plat book 2, page 98, Registers office, Haywood county, Tennessee, 8eginning at a stake in the south margin of Ricky street and 25 feet from the center of same, said stake 8eing the northeast Corner of lot 62; runs thence south 0 degrees 40 minutes east 106.5 feet to a stake; said Stake 8eing the northwest corner of lot 52; runs thence east with the north line of lot 52, 94 feet to a stake; runs thence north 0 degrees 40 minutes west 106.5

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feet to a stake in The south margin of said street; runs thence west with the south margin of said street 94 feet to the point of 8eginning. ALSO KNOWN AS: 489 Ricky Street, Brownsville, Tennessee 38012 The HB 3588 letter was mailed to the borrower(s) pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated 35-5-117. This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. In addition, the following parties may claim an interest in the above-referenced property: Sarah C. Perry a/k/a Sarah C. Jones; Eugene & Hazel Walker; Ameristar The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee’s option at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. W&A No. 817-199140 DATED February 2, 2011. INSERTION DATES: February 3, 2011, February 10, 2011, February 17, 2011 WILSON & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., Successor Trustee By: Shellie Wallace DSaleNoticeTN-Shellie_msobanski_110127_1349 FOR SALE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.MYFIR.COM and WWW.REALTYTRAC.COM NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated September 27, 2006, executed by SHIRLEY JUNE THOMASON, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, conveying certain real property therein described to MARK A. ROSSER as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of Haywood County, on November 27, 2006, as Instrument No. 7521, in Book 31, at Page 134-154; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS, CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007BC2 SERIES 2007-BC2 , who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose (“Notice”) was given in compliance with Tennessee law by the mailing a copy of the Notice to the parties at least sixty (60) days prior to the first publication of the Substitute Trustee’s Sale. WHEREAS, the undersigned, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., having been

appointed by as Substitute Trustee by instrument filed for record in the Register’s Office of Haywood County, Tennessee on December 17, 2009, as Instrument No. 18782, in Book 72, at Page 591. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as Substitute Trustee or its duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on February 25, 2011, 11:00 AM at the Haywood County courthouse door where the foreclosure sales are customarily held At the Haywood County Courthouse, Brownsville, TN, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Haywood County, Tennessee, to wit: A CERTAIN TRACT OF PARCEL OF LAND IN 12TH C. D. HAYWOOD COUNTY, STATE OF TENNESSEE, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS TO-WIT: BEGINNING AT A POINT IN THE CENTER OF THE CHERRYVILLE ROAD, (IRON PIN FOUND 23 FEET SOUTHWEST), SAID POINT BEING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF A LOT IN THE NAME OF VESTAL, AND THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THOMSON AS SHOWN BY DEED RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 122, PAGE 53 OF THE REGISTER’S OFFICE OF HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESSEE, THENCE S 43 ° 29 ‘ 25 “ W 296.35 FEET ALONG VESTAL’S NORTH LINE, TO A 48 INCH OAK TREE, THENCE S 89 ° 12 ‘ 59 “ W 25.25 FEET ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF MURRY TO AN IRON PIN; THENCE N 02 ° 07 ‘ 58 “ E 135.15 FEET ALONG THE EAST LINE OF GREGORY TO AN IRON PIN; THENCE N 48 ° 46 ‘ E 223.53 FEET ACROSS THOMASON WITH A NEW LINE TO A POINT IN THE CENTER OF THE CHERRYVILLE ROAD; THENCE S 39 ° 54 ‘ 23 “ E 87.41 FEET WITH THE CENTER OF SAID ROAD TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 0.63 ACRES AS SURVEYED BY WALTER R. POWELL JULY 30, 1985. BEING A PART OF AND TAKEN FROM THE CENTER OF THE ORIGINAL TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND CONVEYED TO CLYDE THOMASON ET UX., BY DEED OF MARION WILLIAMS ET VIR., BY DEED RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 122 PAGE 53 OF THE REGISTER’S OFFICE OF HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESSEE. FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY: THE APN IS SHOWN BY THE COUNTY ASSESSOR AS 019-019-010.01; SOURCE OF TITLE IS BOOK 164, PAGE 641 (RECORDED 08/01/85) PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 3237 CHERRYVILLE ROAD, BELLS, TN 38006. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal descrip

tion of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): SHIRLEY JUNE THOMASON AKA JUNE LEE THOMASON OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: N/A The sale of the abovedescribed property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., Substitute Trustee 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-9840407 Richardson, TX 75082 Tel: (800) 281-8219 Fax: (805) 553-6392, TS# 09-0140540, FEI# 1006.77928, 02/03/2011, 02/10/2011, 02-17-11 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms, and conditions of a Deed of Trust Note dated August 17, 2007, and the Deed of Trust of even date securing the same, recorded August 26, 2007, at Book 43, Page 338 in Office of the Register of Deeds for Haywood County, Tennessee, executed by Cassandra Whitmore, conveying certain property therein described to Brandon G. Polito as Trustee for Wells Fargo Financial Tennessee 1, L.L.C.; and the undersigned, Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., having been appointed Successor Trustee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable; and that an agent of Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., as Successor Trustee, by virtue

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS OF STATE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION BIDS TO BE RECEIVED MARCH 1, 2011 Sealed Bids will be received by The City of Brownsville, Tennessee at their offices in City Hall, 111 North Washington, Brownsville, Tennessee, until 2:00 P.M., March 1, 2011 and opened publicly at Brownsville City Hall, 111 North Washington, Brownsville, Tennessee, at that hour. The reading of the bids will begin at 2:00 P.M., CST. PROJECT INFORMATION:

THE CITY OF BROWNSVILLE, TENNESSEE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT WALKWAY IMPROVEMENTS TDOT ENHANCEMENT PROJECT STATE PROJECT NO.: 38LPLM-F3-003 FEDERAL PROJECT NO.: STP-EN-9402(12) PIN: 110504.00

PROPOSAL CONTRACTS WILL BE ISSUED UNTIL THE TIME SET FOR OPENING BIDS A Prime Contractor must prequalify with the Department of Transportation in accordance with Section 54-5-117 of the “Tennessee Code Annotated” and Tennessee Department of Transportation Rule 1680-5-3 prequalification of contractors or be on the permanent register of qualified bidders for the State of Tennessee Department of General Services before biddable proposals will be furnished. The City of Brownville hereby notifies all bidders that a 17.5% Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal has been set for this project and must be met or exceeded. All DBE firms must be TNUCP certified a listing of these firms can be found on TDOT’s Small Business Development website and pre-qualified by the TDOT Construction Division as stated in the Local Government Guidelines Manual. The City of Brownville hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex or disability in consideration for an award. The City of Brownville is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer, drug-free with policies of non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or military service. Telephone: City of Brownville (731) 772-6130. THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL BIDS IS RESERVED BIDDING DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION, AND PLANS, MAY BE OBTAINED BY CONTACTING THE OFFICE OF BARGE WAGGONER SUMNER & CANNON, INC. LOCATED AT 60 GERMANTOWN COURT, SUITE 100, MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE 38018 UPON PAYMENT OF $ 150.00 FOR EACH SET. PARTIAL SETS WILL NOT BE ISSUED. MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO: BARGE WAGGONER SUMNER AND CANNON, INC. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED. ALL BIDDERS MUST PURCHASE DOCUMENTS FROM BARGE WAGGONER SUMNER & CANNON, INC. IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE TO BID ON THIS PROJECT. THESE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS ARE COPYRIGHT MATERIAL AND COPIES CANNOT BE MADE BY ANY AGENCY. PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS CAN ONLY BE PURCHASED AS OUTLINED ABOVE. Bidding instruments consisting of Bidding Documents, Specifications, and Drawings may be examined at: Brownsville City Hall 111 North Washington Brownsville, Tennessee 38012

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Page B8— The Brownsville States-Graphic, Thursday, February 3, 2011

Troop 68 holds special meeting

This week we are featuring Mrs. Margaret Ann Fletcher in our Cook’s Nook. She is a gracious, charming hostess who is well known in Brownsville for her cooking talents. After many years, she has retired from catering, but she still cooks up a storm with a group of seven ladies at Union Grove to prepare meals to bless families that are going through illness or mourning, and her love for cooking and her know-how is still shared with the rest of us just for the asking. She started out in the kitchen as a toddler on the hip of the family cook and as she grew up, she cooked for her family the way she had learned by watching, with intuition…a pinch of this, a dash of that, a cup of this, a teaspoon of that. Margaret Ann laughed as she told me how she learned to use recipes as she got older so she could share those favorite dishes with her children. She now has a binder full of delightful cuisine and she graciously shared a few of those treasures with us. We have her granddaughters’ favorite chicken casserole, refrigerator rolls and chess pie…what a marvelous meal! Chicken Casserole by Margaret Ann Fletcher serves 8-10 8 chicken tenders boiled 1 cup sour cream 1 can cream of chicken soup

Troop 68 opened the meeting with a pledge.

1 can crescent rolls ½ stick butter 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese grated Divide crescent rolls into 8 pieces. Mix soup, sour cream, butter and ½ cup grated cheese. Wrap chicken tenders in crescent rolls & place in a 13 x 9 dish sprayed with Pam. Pour above mixture over wrapped chicken breast, sprinkle with the rest of the grated cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes. Refrigerator Rolls 1 cup boiling water 1 cup shortening 1 scant cup sugar 1 ½ tsp salt 2 eggs beaten ************ 2 packages dry yeast 1 cup lukewarm water (105-115 degrees) **************** 5 ½ to 6 cups unsifted plain flour Pour boiling water shortening, sugar salt. Mix well and Mix in beaten eggs. Sprinkle yeast lukewarm water,

over and cool. into mix

well, let set 3 minutes, stir and add to the first mixture. Add flour, being careful to leave dough on the soupy side. Put into large mixing bowl, cover with wax paper, place plate on top and put in refrigerator for at least 4 hours. Take out, knead, roll out, cut with 2-inch biscuit cutter, put melted butter on one side, fold over like a pocketbook and place in greased pan. Let rise for 3 hours. Bake at 375 degrees until set and lightly brown. Freezes well. Chess Pie serves 6-8 3 eggs beaten by hand 1 ½ cups sugar ½ cup butter 1 tablespoon yellow cornmeal 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon vinegar a dash of nutmeg 1 unbaked pie crust

Local Boy Scouts Troop 68 held a special meeting Monday, January 31 at the First United Methodist Church. Parents and friends of the scouts were invited to the meeting, in order to review the accomplishments of the troop, as well as witness numerous scouts receive certain merit badges. The accomplishments of the troop are perhaps impressive. In 2010, the troop got the opportunity to go camping at the St. Jude Trail Ride in Crockett County and volunteer— the event raised $50,000 in three days—and participate in the 100 Year Anniversary of Scouting at Pringles Park in Jackson. This year, the troop is also participating in an exercise that will require them to do kind deeds for others, for example, helping an older lady

across the street. So far, collectively, Troop 68 has managed to do 200 kind deeds. The meeting also featured a few comical skits from the troop and a video reel that showed off what the troop was up to last year. Troop 68 includes: Zachary McFarland, R M English, Grayson

Robinson, Joseph Stephens, Russell Waldon, Weston Stephens, Will Taylor, Eric and Michael Talley, Michael Young, Eli Scifres, Hank Clement, Justin Pocock, Adam Jollo, Keishun Taylor and Malik Green. Scout Leaders are Scoutmaster Harvey Waldon, Bob Scifres and Craig Robinson.

The meeting featured various comical skits.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat eggs slightly. Stir in remaining ingredients. Pour into pie crust. Bake 50 minutes.

Zachary McFarland received an award from Scout Leader Craig Robison. McFarland was one of many scouts that received numerous merit badges and awards for his service.

Scoutmaster Harvey Waldon

Will Taylor is awarded by scout leader Craig Robinson.


The Brownsville States-Graphic, Thursday, February 3, 2011 — Page B9 the power, duty, and authority vested in and imposed upon said Successor Trustee will, on March 2, 2011 on or about 11:00 A.M., at the Haywood County Courthouse, Brownsville, Tennessee, offer for sale certain property hereinafter described to the highest bidder FOR CASH, free from the statutory right of redemption, homestead, dower, and all other exemptions which are expressly waived in the Deed of Trust, said property being real estate situated in Haywood County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows: Land referred to in the Commitment is described as all that certain property situated in City of Brownsville; 7th Civil District in the County of Haywood, and State of Tennessee and being described in a Deed dated 08/12/2002 and recorded 09/13/2002 in Book 252, Page 558 amoung the land records of the County and State set forth above, and referenced as follows: Beginning at a point in the South right-of-way of Highway 79 North, 33 feet from center, said point being the Northeast corner of Taylor and the Northwest corner of the following described tract, metal post found on line North 27 degrees 33 minutes 45 seconds West 0.56 feet from said point of beginning; thence North 47 degrees 30 minutes 00 seconds East 70.50 feet along the South right-of-way of Highway 79 North to an iron pin foudn at the Northwest corner of Powell; thence South 39 degrees 53 minutes 16 seconds East 276.11 feet along the West line of Powell to a metal corner post found; thence South 41 degrees 31 minutes 02 seconds East 86.40 feet along an interior line of Moore to an iron pin found; thence South 47 degrees 18 mintues 28 seconds West 84.56 feet along an interior line of Moore to a crosstie post found; thence North 38 degrees 03 minutes 20 seconds West 382.52 feet along the East line of Taylor to the point of beginning, and containing 0.64 acre, as surveyed by Walter R. Powell, Registered Land Surveyor Number 832, on October 17, 1896. ALSO KNOWN AS: 2896 US Highway 79 North, Brownsville, Tennessee 38012 The HB 3588 letter was mailed to the borrower(s) pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated 35-5-117. This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. In addition, the following parties may claim an interest in the above-referenced property: Cassandra Whitmore The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee’s option at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. W&A No. 717-202419 DATED February 2, 2011. INSERTION DATES: February 3, 2011, February 10, 2011, February 17, 2011 WILSON & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., Successor Trustee By: Shellie Wallace DSaleNoticeTN-Shellie_ rsmith_110127_ 843 FOR SALE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.MYFIR.COM and WWW.REALTYTRAC. COM

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General Sessions Tedra Barbee- Driving on Suspended License –Dismissed Tedra Barbee- Seat Belt Violation –Driver -$10 Fine Tedra Barbee- Child Restraint -$50 + Cost Terence B. FranklinDisregarding A Stop Sign, Implied Consent Law, Driving on Suspended License, Driving Under the Influence 2nd Offense –Grand Jury Jonnie Green- Speeding -$25 + Cost Jonnie Green- Driving on Suspended License -$100 + Cost, 6 Months, Suspended, 6 Months License Revocation, 6 Months Probation Randall HollowayViolation of Probation –Probation Revoked, Sentence Re-instated, Extended 1 Year After Service of 28 Days Randy Holloway JRFalse Imprisonment –Nolle Ronald L. Hood- Hunting Without Permission -$25 + Cost Leon K. Jackson- Driving on Suspended License -$100 + Cost, 6 Months, Suspended, 6 Months License Revocation, 6 Months Supervised Probation Leon K. Jackson- Seat Belt Violation- Driver -$10 fine Amanda Kelton- Driving Under the Influence 1st Offense –Amended to Reckless, $250 + Cost, 6 Months, Suspended to 48 Hours, Probation Amanda Kelton- Implied Consent Law -1 Year License Revocation Sharonica S. King- Light

Law –Dismissed Jake W. Moore- Driving on Suspended License, Registration Law, Financial Responsibility –Dismissed Melissa MusgravesDomestic Assault -$50 + Cost, 11 Months, 29 Days, Suspended to 2 Days, Credit For 2 Days, Probation Heaven L. Nix-Speeding -$25 + Cost Heaven L. Nix- Theft of Property Over $500 –Nolle Heaven L. Nix- Illegal Possession of Drug Paraphernalia -$150 + Cost, 11 Months, 29 Days, Suspended, 1 Year Probation Ezekiel B. Polk- Release Hearing –Dismissed Lance White- Driving Under the Influence -$600 + Cost, 11 Months, 29 days, Suspended to 45 Days, 1 Year Probation, 2 Years Revocation, Consecutive Circuit Sentence. Lance White- Driving on Revoked -4th Offense -Nolle Lance White- Financial Responsibility -Nolle Cory S. Young- Driving on Suspended License -$100 + Cost, 6 Months, Suspended, 6 Months Revocation, 6 Months Probation Cory S. Young- Financial Responsibility -$25 + Cost Terrance FranklinDriving on Revoked Drivers License –Grand Jury Wesley A. Allen JRDriving On Suspended License –Dismissed Stacy Jackson- Theft

Under $500 –Guilty Plea Diversion, 11 Months, 29 Days, Suspended, 6 Months Supervised Probation, Stay off Premises of Walmart, $105.50 Restitution + Costs Ricky D. MarbryDriving on Suspended License -2nd Offense, Driving Without License, $150 + Cost, 6 Months Suspended, 10 Days, Credit Time Served, 6 Months Supervised Probation Ricky D. MarbryFinancial Responsibility -$25 + Costs Ricky D. MarbryUnregistered VehicleDismissed Cameron Moore- Theft of Property Over $1000 Amended to under $1000 -1 Year Supervised Probation, $50 + Costs, 11 Months, 29 Days Suspended to 66 Days, Run Consecutive Cameron MooreAggravated Burglary –Amended to Aggravated Criminal Trespass, Restitution $2124, 1 Year Supervised Probation Charles E. Rayner JRViolation of Probation –Probation Extended 1 Year, Credit Time Served Patrick Shaw JRAggravated Burglary -Nolle Patrick Shaw JR- Theft of Property Over $1000 –Nolle Jake Simpson- Theft of Property Over $500 – Felony Charge Meghan N. VannetterCriminal Responsibility -Nolle

Right To Know 1-24-2011 Undra H. DouglasEvading Arrest, Evading Arrest (Felony), Vandalism, Attempted 1st Degree Murder -$500,000 Undra H. DouglasParole Violation -$0Travis SomervilleViolation of Probation -$01-25-2011 Joshua Shane AustinViolation of Probation -$0Broderick L. HenleyViolation of Probation -$0Thomas H. JohnsonAggravated Assault (Domestic), Aggravated Assault -$50,000 Daniel H. Martin- Public Intoxication -$150 Matthew A. SimmonsFailure to Appear -$01-26-2011 Marcellaus Boyd JrContempt of Court -$0Billy Joe DrakeDriving on Revoked/ Suspended License (2nd Offense), Driving Under the Influence, Financial ResponsibilityInsurance, Implied Consent Law -$2000 Earl Dewight HardinContempt of Court -$0Jasmine Len’ee KimbleAllowing Unlicensed Driver to Operate Motor Vehicle, No Insurance, Contributing to the

Deliquincy of a Minor -$1,000 Craig Eugene PilotSpeeding, Driving on Revoked/Suspended License (Over 5) -$700 1-27-2011 Lendell Davis- Assault, Shoplifting- Theft of Property -$1,000 Chris Andra Mc’CarleyDriving on Revoked/ Suspended License (2nd Offense), Financial ResponsibilityInsurance, Habitual Motor Vehicle Offender, Light Law, Possession Schedule VI -$5,000 Jarian Edward MosleyDriving on Suspended License -$700 1-28-2011 Anthony Scott- Failure to Appear -$1,000 1-29-2011 Mary Butler- Simple Assault, Disorderly Conduct -$0Jerrell Wayne CarmenPublic Intoxication -$150 1-30-2011 Verlus MootryDisorderly Conduct -$150Jimmy Joe Stewart JrDrinking Under the Influence, Vandalism -$0Abron Weaver- Driving on Revoked/Suspended License -$700 Alex Lee Wise- Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct -$750

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AGENDA HTL Advantage The Board of Directors of HTL Advantage will meet on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 9:00 am at the Covington-Tipton County Chamber of Commerce at 106 West Liberty in Covington, Tennessee.

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The City of Brownsville will accept bids for a front loader 40 yard garbage truck. Bids will be accepted until 9:00 AM on February 11, 2011 at City Hall, Brownsville, TN. Specifications are available at City Hall. The City of Brownsville reserves the right to reject any or all bids as the public welfare may require it. CITY OF BROWNSVILLE/jsf

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Call to Order – Jeff Huffman, Chairman

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Invocation and Pledge

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Approve Minutes from November 18, 2010 HTL Advantage Board Meeting – Jeff Huffman, Chairman

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Discuss and Consider HTL Advantage Financials – Duane Lavery

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Discuss and Consider HTL Advantage Website RFQ – Mayor Jo Matherne, Robert Hagewood, Duane Lavery

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Other Business

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Discuss Next Meeting Date and Location

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Adjourn


Page B10— The Brownsville States-Graphic, Thursday, February 3, 2011

Brownsville Homecoming arrives

The BrownsvilleHaywood County Arts Council presented “A Brownsville Homecoming” last Friday, Jan. 28 at the Ann Marks Performing Arts Center. The annual event featured the talents of local singers performing “a night of gospel.” A Brownsville Homecoming was under the direction of Richard Dickerson, Minister of Music Woodmont Baptist Church, Nashville, and Jennifer Simmons Milligan.

Attendees were literally treated to a a stage full of performers.

Richard Dickerson returned from last and helped direct the group of local talent.

David Smith performs a solo.

The talented group went through one last practice run before performing in the Ann Marks Theater.

The group of local talent brought in a Sunday feeling on a Friday night.

See how the little changes add up.

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Sometimes the little things in life mean a lot. Simple steps such as turning off lights when you leave a room, unplugging appliances when youʼre not using them and changing the temperature on your thermostat, when done together, can help your family rack up big energy savings

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