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STATES-GRAPHIC 144th Year • No. 56

Haywood County, Tennessee

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Officer run over while trying to make arrest Suspect to be charged with Attempted Murder

By Calvin Carter Staff Writer A 911 call last weekend evolved into an officer in the hospital and a suspect charged with attempted murder. Brownsville Police Department officers arrived at the Skylit Motel, located behind the Exxon Gas station on South Grand Avenue in Brownsville, approximately 12:30 a.m., Sunday January 23 trying to respond to a 911 hang-up call. Upon arrival, officers made contact with an Undra Hal Douglas, 38, as he exited one of the rooms. It’s unclear at this time, if the 911 hang-up call was in any way related to Douglas. A u t h o r i t i e s reported that Douglas refused to comply with commands for him to stop and show them his driver’s license. Shortly after, he jumped into his

car. Douglas threw the car in reverse, backing over patrol officer Matthew Carson as he fled from police. Carson fired five rounds at Douglas’ vehicle as he sped away from the scene. Douglas drove through the gazebo on the lot of the motel and crashed into the bank on the east side of South Grand Avenue. Douglas fled the scene on foot, and though officers pursued, he escaped. Monday morning, January 24, at approximately 8:10 a.m., Douglas was taken into custody at his residence, located at 1177 Westmoreland in Brownsville. Authorities said that information from confidential informants led to the arrest. Douglas was taken into custody without incident, and transported to the Haywood County Jail, where he is being held without

Patrolman Matthew Carson

The reamins of the gazebo at Skylit motel after Douglas’ crash. bond and is charged with Attempted First Degree Murder, Felony Evading Arrest, and Misdemeanor EvadingArrest. Other charges are pending against Douglas as the investigation continues. Prior to the arrest, Douglas was a convicted felon, out

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on parole for drugrelated charges. Officer Carson was transported to Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, where he underwent surgery on Sunday afternoon on his broken foot. He is currently recovering from injuries suffered in the incident.

Outside help:Mennonite Disaster Services offer help to Haywood County By Calvin Carter Staff Writer Much time has passed since the surprise flood that hit much of west and middle Tennessee last May. Yet for some residents, its effects are still felt. Homes and lives left damaged by the flood are still on the long road to recovery. This doesn’t mean that people have ignored the cries for help and support. Hope For Haywood County, partnered with the Haywood Community Development Corporation has worked hard on rebuilding the homes and, perhaps, lives of many residents still recovering from the “100-year flood.” Last week, the organizations had some outside help from some volunteers from Pennsylvania. If you aren’t familiar with Mennonite Disaster Services, you may have had the chance to learn about them last week. The non-profit organization began many years ago, first known as the Mennonite Service Organization. According to the team leader of MDS group in Brownsville last week, Lem Metzler, the organization is approximately 80 years old and will be celebrating

its 75th anniversary this year. The organization started when volunteers decided to help out after a series of tornadoes in Oklahoma during the 1950s. “Basically, a group of people decided to join forces, get out and clean up,” Metzler said. “From there it’s been growing.” Although Metzler noted that his MDS group has enjoyed the kind hospitality provided from Haywood County, he did admit that they really haven’t had a chance to fully relax and explore the area. The group has had their noses to the grindstone. “Oh yeah, we’re here to work,” Metzler said. Still the group may get another chance to explore Haywood County, if Hope For Haywood County Volunteer Construction Coordinator Tim Gajewski has anything to say about it. “This here is probably the first of many trips they’ll make,” Gajewski said. Considering the homes left to work on, perhaps

that makes sense. Currently, focus has been placed on five of a total nine homes with immediate need. The homes of Anne Hess and Lois Rogers—both Rickey Street residents— have been worked on and returned to their owners. MDS found itself doing inside work on the home of Sandra Chapman. Gajewski anticipated being

finished with the home by Super Bowl weekend. The process of rebuilding the homes is not easy. “The houses that we’ve started on, we gutted down to the shell; floors, studs, everything, ” Gajewski said. “Basically it’s a brand new house on the inside with used brick.” Bringing the wiring

and plumbing as close to building code has presented itself as a challenge Gajewski added. But with outside help like MDS, and countless effort from the city and county, positive progress has resulted. And positive progress will continue. “There are people still trying to get help everyday. It may take a

while, but we will get to them,” Gajewski said. “It will take a while, but I want people to know that we’re not forgetting about them.” If you would like to donate to Hope for Haywood, just make your contributions to Hope for Haywood in care of Allan Callery, Insouth Bank. This is a tax-deductible contribution.

The Mennonite Disaster Service helped with recovery of a home from the May 2010 flood. Photo By Calvin Carter

Fire destroys Welch home

Investigation of wildlife sanctuary fire still ongoing; No suspect revealed By Calvin Carter Staff Writer

See weather on page B8

See recipe on page A5 The Brownsville Haywood County Fire Department responded to a structure fire call Saturday, January 22 at approximately 5 p.m. The fire took place at the residence of Jimmy Welch, located at 880 Hawkins Lane. Authorities reported the structure fire as a complete loss, including vehicles left in the garage. See aditional photos on A3 Photo By Kim Tinsley

Tragedy befell the A.R.K. Rain Wildlife Sanctuary, located at 1771 Coburn Road, late November as a fire broke out. Although authorities rushed to the scene, and homeowners Tim and Toni Davies were able to escape harm, the fire completely decimated the structure and took the lives of 56 animals. Now that months have passed since the incident, the organization finds itself still without any answers and diminished support. Initially, members of A.R.K. expressed

belief that cause of the fire stemmed from an act of arson. The fact that authorities are investigating that as a cause should suggest that their belief is valid. The Tennessee Bomb and Arson Division is currently investigating the incident along with local authorities. However, the only information revealed so far is that authorities are currently questioning residents in the neighborhood. Authorities have not revealed information concerning any possible suspects or arrests. It’s the lack of answers from the investigation that have left members See fire page A3


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First State hosts Farmer’s Stew Tapp graduates Appreciation Luncheon Specialied Pilot Training School

First State offices in Brownsville recently hosted a Farmer’s Stew Appreciation Luncheon at Tennessee Tractor to show gratitude to local farmers and help support Relay For Life. Pictured are (L to R): Larry Grandberry, branch manager of First State Finance in Brownsville; Cindy Smith, office manager of First State Bank in Brownsville; Robert Thornton, community bank board member of First State Bank in Brownsville; Lisa Carlton, city president of First State Bank in Brownsville; Chris Turnage, community bank board member of First State Bank in Brownsville; Galon Baggett, community bank board member of First State Bank in Brownsville; Tammy Barr, mortgage loan originator for First State Mortgage in Brownsville; Angela Jerding, mortgage loan assistant for First State Mortgage in Brownsville; Mirian Jones, teller for First State Bank in Brownsville; and Allen Currie, community bank board member of First State Bank in Brownsville.

Air Force 2nd Lt. Brian D. Tapp has graduated from Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training (SUPT) at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. The student earned silver wings with an aeronautical rating of pilot in the Air Force. Student pilots start the 52-week SUPT program by attending a threeweek preflight phase consisting of academics and physiology training for flight preparation. Followed by phase two primary training conducted in T-37 Tweet aircraft to learn flight characteristics, emergency procedures, takeoff and landing procedures, aerobatics, and formation flying. Students also practice night, instrument and crosscountry navigation. Each training phase includes extensive hours of ground events, flight simulator, day and night flying, and flight related instruction.

Additional instruction is received on flight formation, navigation, low-level navigation flying, visual and instrument transition, radar cell formation, and simulated refueling and airdrop missions. After primary training, students move on to advanced training in one of several tracks. Students selected for fighterbomber assignments fly the T-38A aircraft; airlift-tanker students fly the T-1A aircraft; multi-engine turboprop students fly the C-130 aircraft, and helicopter students fly the UH-1 Huey at their assigned bases or stations. He is the son of David W. and Lisa D. Tapp of Bud Eubank Roadin Stanton. Tapp graduated in 1999 from Brighton High School, Tenn., and received a bachelor’s degree in 2006 from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fla.

Hibbett Sports still set for Brownsville Weeks ago, it was announced that Hibbett Sports would be opening at the former Movie Gallery located at 302-304 South Main Street in Brownsville this spring. In July 2009, The Shopping Center Group, LLC was commissioned by Haywood County Mayor Franklin Smith and Brownsville Mayor Webb Banks under the care of Richard Carraway to conduct a retail marketing study. Carraway, Retail Development Director for the BrownsvilleHaywood County Chamber of Commerce, worked closely with The Shopping Center Group, LLC (TSCG) and the West Tennessee Retail Alliance (WTRA) to complete the project. The study has been used for research, marketing and recruitment of new retail businesses. Listing broker, Shawn Massey, used the study in the real estate transaction of Hibbett Sports locating

in the former Movie Gallery location. Shawn Massey, TSCG— Memphis brokered the 4,000 square feet, five-year lease. Massey represented the landlord, KP Properties, LLC of Phoenix, AZ. “Rural markets have a great challenge recruiting new national and regional retail concepts in this economy. It is important to know who you are and how best to market your assets in the retail real estate industry, which is exactly what Carraway has successfully done. His efforts working with Shawn Massey and me will improve the local economy and the quality of life for Brownsville citizens,” Lacy Beasley of TSCG said. Hibbett Sports net sales in 2010 were up five percent over 2009. “Our successful model over the last 60 years has been anchored by growth in small markets throughout the

Sunbelt…Last year we expanded 20 locations, and expect to expand at least 20 more in the next twelve months,” Mike Newson, Executive Chairman in the Hibbett Sports Annual Report said. “We currently have over one million Hibbett Sports MVP reward members, up from 600,000 this time a year ago. In our search for new loyal customers, we have begun to

Area being hit by trailer thefts Is Brownsville and Haywood County being hit by a series of trailer thefts? According to some residents, that could be the case. Authorities have been keeping busy, trying to solve and arrest those responsible. And some residents are taking matters into their own hands. For example, January 17, at approximately 3:31 a.m., units responded to a call made by Jody Lea, who

was following a truck, which had taken his tilt bed trailer. Authorities said Lea was traveling home and saw the vehicle pulling the trailer and followed it to Carlton Avenue, where he confronted the driver. The driver then sped off and crashed his vehicle in front of 236 North Grand and fled the scene. Covington Police arrested the owner of the vehicle, James W. Russell later that

morning. Russell was identified by Lea and charged with theft of property over $500. Check back with the States-Graphic as more information on the trailer thefts is revealed, as well as what authorities are planning to do to stop the crimes.

expand our presence in the outdoor category by adding The North Face and Columbia to our vendor line-up both apparel and footwear while still growing our presence with Nike and Under Armour,” Newsome added. Hibbett Sports is a retail chain offering an assortment of footwear, apparel and equipment with 767 locations in 24 states. Brownsville can safely expect 7-10 new jobs and additional local sales tax collections to the city and county of approximately $21,279 annually. As of January

30, 2010, Hibbett Sports employed 2,100 fulltime and 3,800 part-time employees. An average Hibbett Sports will generate approximately $773,783 in store sales annually. Other brands carried include: Nike, Adidas, New Balance, Under Armour, Fossil, K-Swiss, Reebok, Adams, Asics, Oakley, Puma, Rawlings, Wilson, Louisville Slugger, Jansport, Brand Jordan, BoFlex, Everlast, Easton, Heely’s, Shock Doctor, Mizuno, McDavid, NBA, New Era, Scutt, Spalding, Ecko, Enyce,

Converse, Crocs, CLC, Eye King, Fila, Gear for Sport, Geneva Watch, Impex, Indiana Knitwear, JR-286, Life is Good, Moretz, Mueller, Nautilus, Syndrome Alliance, Thorlo, Throwdown, Ten Seconds, Timberland and Valeo. It is 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. Apply for a position: https://apps.hibbett. com/JobListings/ StorePositions.aspx.

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Bettye Duckworth honored Fire Continued from A1

The Haywood County Democratic Women’s group presented a plaque to Bettye Duckworth for her years of service as previous president in the organization. From left, Johnnie Boyd and Bettye Duckworth.

-of the animal saving sanctuary frustrated and confused. “I just don’t get. I don’t understand why they can’t at least tell us something,” A.R.K. board member Tony Snipes said. U n f o r t u n a t e l y, the fire isn’t the first tragic incident the sanctuary has had to deal with. Both Snipes and Tim could detail past accounts of other disturbances, which range from the cutting of their electric fence to people loudly riding their 4 wheelers near the sanctuary to disturb the animals. In fact, last May, the two recalled a bolt flare that was fired onto the property, which could have set a fire. This is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to these incidents, which have stemmed from a neighbor in the area—though the organization declined to name the individual—who has been into conflictive contact with the organization. With little revealed so far on the investigation, it’s unclear to the

organization whether any of the past incidents have been taken into account. For Tim, it’s unclear as to why anyone would want to cause any trouble or harm to the organization. “We came here for one purpose: to rescue animals,” Tim said. “Rescue animals that have been abused, neglected, illegally brought into the country. We don’t do anything to hurt anybody. We don’t try to hurt anybody. We don’t look for trouble. When we see an animal, we try to help that animal. We don’t try to hurt anybody.” “All we want is the animals to live in peace and for us to live in peace,” he continued. While waiting for any details on the investigation, efforts have still focused on figuring out what to do as far as rebuilding efforts. The only insurance that will be received is for the structure, none of the contents inside that were lost. And that will not be enough to cover even the cost of rebuilding the structure.

ARK continues to seek local support. “The local support has died down,” Tim said. “We’ve had help from a few neighbors here and there. We were very appreciative of the people that came and helped though. They were a blessing.” Residents can still make tax-deductible monetary donations, building materials, tools, and gift cards to Walmart or Lowe’s or experienced c a r p e n t e r s , electricians and plumbers can donate their services. The organization is also looking for animal supplies with big or jumbo animal carriers on the top of that list, blankets, animal food, and big animal water bottles to name a few items. The organization is also seeking any individuals or businesses that would like to help out by starting some type of fundraiser. For more information on how to help, you can visit ARK R.A.I.N. on their Facebook page, go to www.arkrain.org or call 731-780-3678.

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Leadership Haywood to host Valentine’s Fundraiser

Briefly Speaking Haywood WEOC meeting Haywood County WEOC will meet Wednesday, February 2nd, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Brownsville Family Restaurant, located at 22 East Main Street. Meeting topics will be the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Exempt vs. Non- Exempt, Hours Worked, Recordkeeping, and Overtime. Nettie Lewis, Assistant District

Director, U.S. Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division will be the guest speaker. Lunch is Dutch treat. Those interested in attending must RSVP by Monday, January 31. For more information or to RSVP, contact Celeste Hubbard @ 731-7723490 or e-mail celeste.hubbard@tn.gov

Relay for Life Relay for Life will be having a Team Captains Meeting on Monday, Jan. 31, 2011 at 5:15 at Parks and Recreation, 100 Boyd Ave. If you need additional information contact Carolyn Flagg at 731-7720425

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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 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.

Southwest HRA distributing commodities Southwest HRA will be distributing commodities on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 from 8-12:00 a.m. at the New National Guard Armory. There will also be a commodity distribution at the Douglas Community Center. You must have your commodity sheet at time of pick up. No commodity sheets will be issued on the day of distribution.


Opinion

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By 28th Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Clayburn Peeples

A little learning-too little

“He’s a college man,” my dad said, and he said it with admiration in his voice. I was somewhere around six years old at the time, and I had no idea what it meant to be a “college man.” So I asked, and what he told me was that people who had gone to college were special, that they were smart and that they knew what they were talking about. College, he told me, in his own words, was the portal to becoming such an educated person, as well as the avenue to success and achievement. College men, and women, he said, had been through that transformative experience. I thought about that long ago exchange last week as I read yet another report about how America’s colleges are failing miserably at their core mission of producing an educated citizenry for this country. With a few exceptions, they no longer turn out graduates my dad would have recognized as “college men and women.” Of course there’s nothing new in observing that. Anyone who has been paying attention at all knows

that college standards of academic rigor have fallen through the floor over the last half century. I taught college courses 25 years ago, and even then the word “excellence” was barely more than part of an advertising slogan when it came to the actual college education experience. But at least kids were learning something back in those days. Now, a quarter of a century after I left the classroom, a new study suggests that things have gotten so bad that many students are graduating from college without learning anything at all. According to a recently concluded study using 29 colleges and universities across the country (whose names were withheld to protect the guilty) some 46% of college students learn practically nothing in their first and second years on campus in the areas of critical thinking, logical reasoning, and writing. These are the critical skills an educated person must possess, but even after four years, 36% of today’s college seniors were only marginally better at them than they were the day they started.

Why? Because colleges concentrate too much on their student centers, and not enough on their libraries. They allow students to succeed without learning half of what they should. Except in a few disciplines such as the hard sciences, no academic rigor is demanded. In spite of having a once highly respectable 3.2 grade point average, students in the survey were able to make their grades with hardly any effort at all. 35% of them admitted that they spent fewer than five hours a week studying alone, the only way to study effectively. Half of them reported that they had never had to write a paper of more than 20 pages; one out of three reported they had never taken a course in which they had to read more than 40 pages a week. Today’s college students, according to the report, spend, on average, 50% less time studying than their parents and grandparents did. Is it any wonder so many of them are learning next to nothing at all? The job market, not surprisingly, is absolutely flooded

with recent college graduates who have next to no academic skills and next to none of the economic or occupational skills needed in the marketplace. What they have instead is huge student loan debts and the ability to type with their thumbs on their two by three inch cell phones. They can tweet and text and upload video clips to YouTube and manage their Facebook and Myspace accounts to make it look as if they actually have the glamorous lives they project into cyberspace, but in reality, a shocking number of their real lives are spent at their parents’ houses, where they have moved back after college. But it is not their fault. They don’t learn because they don’t study. They don’t study because they don’t have to. Kids, nearly all of them, even bright college kids, learn what they are forced to learn, and our colleges and universities have failed miserably by devaluing the college experience to the point that a college degree from too many colleges means next to nothing at all as an indicator of a person’s

education and abilities. Teachers know this, administrators know this, and students know this. Everyone, it seems, but the poor parents paying the bills know what a zero sum game college has become from an academic standpoint. That’s the bad news. The good news is that we could fix our colleges this very semester if we wanted to. It’s really very simple, and always has been. Assign more homework; give more tests, and flunk students who are unwilling or unable to do college work. That sounds harsh, but the world is becoming more and more unforgiving to those individuals who don’t work hard and know how to think. That’s a lesson better learned early than late. And countries that don’t have the resolve to separate those who won’t from those who do work hard aren’t going to make it in the future. And colleges that chase after student bodies and then neglect the development of their minds shouldn’t have a future either. Because if they do, the rest of us don’t.

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: I was pleased the United States Congress read our United States Constitution in its entirety as this session opened. Our Founding Fathers succeeded in an accomplishment that has stood the test of over two hundred years, with astonishingly few amendments. As a member of David Craig Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, we observe Constitution Week in September of each year. We are thankful to see honor given to this remarkable document. Sincerely, Eleanor Rooks Brownsville, TN 38012

A trip to the Museum Hey Haywood County, let me ask you a question. When was the last time you took a trip to the museum? I use the word “the” in front of museum like there’s only one museum in the entire world. Forgive me. What should have been asked is when was the last time you went to “a museum?” Last weekend, my mom surprised my family by treating us to a trip to the Slave Haven/ Burkle Estate and the Civil Rights Museum in Memphis. It was a first for me, as before last weekend, my feet had never set foot

into the two. To describe the experience is a little hard to put into words. Eye opener is a term I heard from my dad a few times, and I would have to agree. Educational and even fun would be two more words to add. Is it common that the older I become, the hungrier I am for more knowledge? There are few details I can remember from college graduation. My mind flashes images of hundreds of students, dressed in their black robes and caps, sitting in an area where the home games of Volunteer basketball

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take place. We were all surrounded, being watched by spectators made up of our family, teachers and peers. We had a special guest speaker like all graduations do, but I cannot remember who he was. It’s nothing against him. My nerves were too busy wrestling with my brain. They were trying to send an announcement to my entire body that said “Do not trip when you accept your diploma.” What is remembered is the message or point the speaker tried eloquently to get across

to hundreds of brighteyed and naïve students, who were eager to tackle the real world and make their place. Our speaker talked of never ceasing your job as a student. Always continue to learn and seek knowledge. Obviously it’s something that really resonated with me because the memory of his speech kept creeping up in my mind while walking through the museums. Also, it is the only item I can remember about that guest speaker. I’m not even sure what he looked like. Heck, I’m even beginning to question if he wasn’t in

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fact really a she. Again, nothing personal, it was just my nerves. I do believe that we should all continue to be students. And when that’s being said, I don’t mean in the sense that you have to be some scholar from an institution. What I mean is that we should be a student of the world. We should learn more about it, whether that world is our backyard or stretches as far as Ghana. And if we’re seeking teachers, then maybe we should look no further than some of our own family or friends. This column probably did not travel the path

you expected it to go. It opens with me mentioning my trip last weekend, and I’m sure that means you were expecting to hear a detailed account of what I read and heard. I’ll save that for another column. Instead, let me close Calvin’s Corner by asking you again, when was the last time you went to a museum or saw an exhibit? You do know that the Dunbar Carver Alumni Museum and West Heritage Delta Center offer free admission right? So what are you waiting for? Go learn.

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Living

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Ms. Wanda Morris and Mr. & Mrs. Ricky Morris of Brownsville announce the marriage of their daughter Michelle Morris to Cory Killen.

Michelle is the granddaughter of Jerry Morris, Billy Austin, the late Virginia Austin, the late William Kay, and the late Mary Louise

Watson. Bro. John Kellum married the couple at 4 p.m. on Jan. 1, 2011 at Allen Baptist Church in Brownsville. The reception followed at the church. Michelle and Cory are both graduates of Haywood High School. Michelle works at the Haywood County Clerk’s Office. Cory graduated from Tennessee Technology Center at Jackson and received his diploma in Machinist I and Tool and Die. He works for Simmco in Brownsville. Cory’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Mark Killen of Brownsville. Cory is the grandson of Bonnie Killen and the late Bob Killen, the late James and Donna Mann, Larry and Hazel Pittman, and Martha Frye. The couple will reside in Brownsville.

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Brownsville Senior Living Center We have a variety of programs and activities planned for the month of February. The first Friday of each month is reserved for chat/chew. This is a time when everyone enjoys refreshments while staff members provide updates on Medicare, scams, and other things of interest to seniors. Twice a month we have Bingo Bucks parties. The winners receive Bingo Bucks to purchase the prizes of their choice. This month our parties will be on the 11th and the 25th at 10:00. Everyone who has a birthday this month will enjoy a party on

the 22nd at 10:00. There will be games, gifts, and of course birthday cake which is compliments of Crestview. On Valentineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Day we will select a king and a queen by voting on portraits of participants when they were in school or young adults. The portraits will be displayed and numbered. People will vote on the numbered portraits. The winners will be honored as royalty for the day. Bennie Waller, with the help of other center members, will conduct a program on black history on the 15th at 10:00. This is an annual event, which has proven to be very

educational. The public is invited to attend this and all programs and activities. Our monthly potluck will be Feb. 18, and David Smith will sing for this event. Cindy Wilkins, from the Haywood County Health Dept. will conduct our monthly caregiver support group meeting Feb. 28 at 10:00. Shelia Brown will conduct a seminar on hospice the 10th at 10:00. Sharon Sparks, UT Representative, will do a nutritional program on the 14th at 9:45. We will distribute commodities to our registered members on Wednesday, Feb. 2. This is for registered members only. For a complete list of programs and activities you may pick up an activity calendar at the

center weekdays from 8:00 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 4:00 For information concerning center events call 772-2438

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Obituaries Ms. Peggy Lee Houck Daniels Date of Death - January 24, 2011 Ms. Peggy Lee Houck Daniels, age 62, passed away at her residence January 24, 2011, in Whiteville. Funeral services were conducted January 26, 2011 in the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David

Reeves officiating. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society c/o Sharolett Allen, Insouth Bank, P.O. Box 879, Brownsville, TN 38012 or Midway Baptist Church, P.O. Box 10, Whiteville, TN 38075.

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Church News “Under Grace” will be singing at Calvary Baptist Church, 624 Hatchie Street at 4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 30. Bro. Ron Davis is pastor and Bro. Donnie Long is music director. Everyone is invited. The Fifth Sunday night Male Chorus Reunion will take Place on Sunday, Jan. 30, 6:00 p.m. at Browns Creek Church. On program will be London Branch, Browns Creek, Mt. Olive, Cane Creek, and Willow Grove.

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Mr. Jimmy D. Coulston Date of Death - January 25, 2011 Mr. Jimmy D. Coulston was born August 23, 1953 in Covington, the third child of Jim and Nell Connor Coulston. He passed away on January 25, 2011 at the age 57. He is survived by his wife; Cynthia Tomlin Coulston of Brownsville; two daughters: Kerri Coulston Gillette (Jason) of Snowflake, Arizona and Veronica Coulston Minton(Jonathan) of Rutherford one son: John Connor Coulston of Brownsville; his parents: Jim and Nell Coulston of Brownsville; two sisters: Sarah Cobb (Doug) of Jackson and Georgia Webb (Van) of Halls; three brothers: Benny Coulston (Phyllis) of Alamo, Brady Coulston and Danny Coulston (Kathy) of Brownsville; three grandchildren: Taylor Gillette of Snowflake, Arizona, and Chase and Kennedy Minton of Rutherford. He also leaves many other relatives & friends. Jimmy was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a carpenter, mechanic, and worked for Discount Tire

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in Brownsville for many years before opening his own business, Jimmy’s Tire Service. He was a former member of the Tennessee Trash Car Club and a member of the Brownsville Moose Lodge. He loved his family, friends, classic cars, Nascar, John Wayne and playing cards. Services will be held Thursday, January 27 at Lea & Simmons Funeral Home at 2 pm with burial to follow in Brownsville Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his name for an Educational Fund for his son John Connor Coulston at INSOUTH Bank P.O. Box 879 Brownsville, Tennessee 38012

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Our life has changed dramatically because of our traumatic loss. If we look back we may not recognize who we have become or are becoming. In many ways it may appear very shocking to us as we look back. Of course as long as we are only looking back and not living in the past we are alright. The danger lies in our living in the past because it is painful to deal with the reality of the present and this we choose not to face. Thus we bury our hurt hoping that in doing this our pain will go away. In our journey with grief it is helpful to perform a periodic introspection. Two questions we would benefit asking is, do we like who we are since our loss, and what effect is who we have become had on those around us? Since this has been thrust upon us, we may be tempted to resist changing, because we do not like this reality, it is too unpleasant. This is risky business as it compels us to isolate ourselves in our attempt to stay the same as we were before our loss. We may also find that we have become irritable with others as we attempt to suppress accepting this transition. Thus do we like who we are at this point in our journey? Would family or friends say that they have noticed a forward momentum in our work with our grief? We can like who we are as we see our actions accepting the reality that has been thrust upon us and fulfilling the responsibilities necessary to live our new life to the fullest. After all, life goes on and we need to go on with it, becoming the best we can be. The best way to accomplish this is to take each day one day at a time, one step at a time. Surround yourself with as many supporters as possible and use them as often as necessary as you share your life with them. There is no reason to travel this journey alone when there is help available.

News of Years Gone By News of Years Gone By Friday January 30, 1981 Haywood Students honor Hostages A 20-foot Christmas tree bearing 53 yellow ribbons, symbolic of the recently released American hostages, was the center of attention at a ceremony held to commemorate their release at Haywood High School, Friday morning. Members of Mu Alpha Theta, the mathematics honors society headed by Mrs. Shirley Curry, and the Honors History Club, led by Ray Dixon, participated in the ceremony, where ten essays of freedom were read as the yellow ribbons were removed from the tree as each hostage was named. The ribbons are to be sent to the Olive Branch, Miss. Jaycees, who are collecting the yellow ribbons from all over the U.S. to be sent to the Ayatollah Khomeini as an expression of America’s concern for her fellow countrymen.

Students see Reagan sworn in Forty-two honor students and six

chaperones from Haywood High School traveled to Washington, last week, to enjoy the festivities of the nation’s capitol, and the inaugural of President Ronald Reagan. The group left Haywood High School on Sunday, January 18 bearing tickets to the parade and some of the ceremonies. They rode a charter bus. While in Washington they visited Sen. Jim Sasser and Rep. Ed Jones, and toured the capitol. They saw Hello Dolly and visited National Cathedral and Arlington Cemetery. En route home, they visited Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson.

Sharpe reports situation at the Utility Department Possibly some good news for natural gas customers of the Utility Department is the fact that the 17 percent increase in natural gas rates has been cut back to six percent and will become effective on February 1. The increase is being passed on to the city by the wholesaler, Texas Gas Transmission Co. John Sharpe, superintendent of the local Utility, said that the decrease in the anticipated rise was due

to the fact that the Federal Power Commission did not approve the increase.

Thursday January 31 1991 Grants awarded to city and county Brownsville and Haywood County will receive over $94,000 to be used for utility improvements. The grants, awarded last week by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, will provide money to pay for energy efficiency equipment at several city and county buildings. Brownsville has been approved for $44,369 and Haywood County for $50,000 in grant funds. Haywood County’s grant will be used to install energy efficient lighting and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning at College Hill Theater, and a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning set back for the Agricultural Extension office. The funds slated for Brownsville will be used to install similar equipment at city hall, the College Hill Museum and the Senior Citizens’ Center.

Hands across the Gulf

Fighting in Persian Gulf has created a strong sentiment at home to support the American men and women who are serving there. It has also created a strong determination to support the families who have been left behind in the United States. Brownsville is rallying to the cry, by establishing a support group for families of service men and women who are involved in Operation Desert Storm. The first meeting of the support group will be next Monday night, February 4, 7 p.m. at city hall. All family members and interested citizens are invited and urged to attend. Among the first pieces of business will be exchange of addresses so that Haywood Countians can find each other’s units overseas.

Renatha Ellison crowned Homecoming Queen Renatha Ellison, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ivory Ellison, was crowned Basketball Homecoming Queen at Haywood High School last Friday night. Members of the homecoming court included Patrice Beard, Anna Bishop, Valerie Henderson, Megan Henson and Donna Mathis.

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February 1, 2001 Wilder highway discussion brings cheers and groans Most who attended last Tuesday night’s public hearing on the proposed widening of state Highway 76 support the idea of a four-lane corridor from Interstate 40’s Exit 56 to Brownsville. The devil, however, appears to be in the details, such as whose land becomes highway and how many utilities will have to be moved to accommodate the project. “It’s going to be expensive,” Brownsville Utility Department Manager John Sharpe Sr. said. Electrical and gas service on one side of the highway, water and sewer on the other are all slated to move under the proposal Tennessee Department of Transportation staff unveiled at the two-hour hearing at Sunny Hill School. The local utility company must assume all costs, associated with moving utilities, Sharpe said.

No “crystal” ball needed to recognize looming problem with mobile methamphetamine manufacturers

Seventy-five law enforcement officers from Haywood and surrounding counties listened with interest Friday, when Sgt. Matt Pugh of the Memphis Police Department conducted a workshop at the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center on locating, identifying and seizing illegal crystal methamphetamine labs. The Drug Enforcement Agency reported four illegal lab seizures in 1998 in West Tennessee, 45 in 1999 and 130 in 2000.

Local unemployment rate down in December Haywood County’s unemployment rate decreased .6 percent, unlike the state’s rate, which was up .2 percent in December. Haywood County reported employment of 8,610 to the 9,220-labor force with a rate of 6.6 percent in December compared to 7.2 percent in November. The state is reporting a 4.3 percent unemployment rate. Comparing these figures with neighboring counties, Fayette recorded a 4.9 percent unemployment rate in December, Crockett a 5.4 unemployment rate. Tipton County with 4.0 percent unemployment rate and Lauderdale with a 6.1 percent rate.

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ASSEMBLY OF GOD

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DANCYVILLE ASSEMBLY OF GOD

16675 Hwy 70 West • 731-614-0203

13925 Hwy 76 North

FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD 700 N. Dupree Ave. • 772-1242

1458 E. Main St. • 772-6024

LONDON BRANCH BAPTIST London Branch Rd. • 772-2283

BAPTIST ALLEN BAPTIST

1230 E. Jefferson St. • 772-8027

ANTIOCH BAPTIST 8432 Hwy. 79 N. • 772-5682

BETHESDA MISSIONARY BAPTIST 126 Baxter St. • 772-3388

BLUFF CREEK BAPTIST

MACEDONIA BAPTIST 103 Macedonia Rd. • 772-4770

MERCER BAPTIST 1201 S. Dupree Ave. • 772-2536

NEW HOPE BAPTIST 586 Bond Ferry Rd. • 772-5616

3480 Dr. Hess Rd. • 772-6433

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BROWNS CREEK BAPTIST

400 Rawls St. • 772-1020

673 Brown Creek Rd. • 772-2288

BROWNSVILLE BAPTIST 5 N. Wilson Ave. • 772-9753

BROWNSVILLE COMMUNITY BAPTIST 1200 N. Mclemore Ave. • 772-0717

CALVARY BAPTIST 624 Hatchie St. • 772-0192

DANCYVILLE C.M.E. CHURCH

1733 Upper Zion Rd. • 772-4211

3515 Dancyville Rd. • 548-6725

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LOWER SALEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST

5533 U.S. Hwy. 79 N. • 772-3930

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NEW VISION COMMUNITY 612 Fulton Rd. • 772-2663

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910 N. Washington Ave. • 772-3514

3659 Stanton - Koko Rd. • 731548-6800

CHURCH OF CHRIST CHURCH OF CHRIST OF BEECH GROVE 778 Beech Grove Rd. • 772-3449

1904 Cane Creek Road • 772-1033

JEFFERSON STREET CHURCH OF CHRIST 1234 E. Jefferson St. • 772-3316

NORTH LAFAYETTE AVENUE CHURCH OF CHRIST 39 N. Lafayette • 731-772-3344

WESTSIDE CHURCH OF CHRIST 3235 Hwy. 54 W. • 772-3810

STANTON CHURCH OF CHRIST Holland Avenue

POPLAR CORNER BAPTIST SHAW’S CHAPEL BAPTIST SNIPES GROVE BAPTIST STANTON BAPTIST CHURCH

311 E. Jefferson St. • 772-1187

107 Covington Rd. • 548-6015

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HAYWOOD BAPTIST ASSN. 126 N. Dupree Ave. • 772-4826

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST Hickory Grove Haynes Rd. • 772-1259

HOLLY GROVE BAPTIST 8488 Poplar Corner Road • 7722627

4270 Hwy. 76 S. • 772-1149

UPPER SALEM BAPTIST 81 Coburn Rd. • 772-6538

WILLOW GROVE BAPTIST Jackson Hwy. • 772-4644

WOODLAND BAPTIST 885 Woodland Church Rd. • 7725004

WOODLAWN BAPTIST Hwy. 19 • 772-3530

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ZION TEMPLE 1117 Friendship Rd. • 772-3295

FELLOWSHIP CHURCH OF GOD 221 S. Russell St. • 779-9585

ST. JAMES CHURCH OF GODCHRIST 305 W. Thomas St. • 772-0354

CHURCH OF GOD & CHRIST REFUGEE TEMPLE HOLINESS

PENTECOSTAL HOUSE OF PRAYER

404 E. Cherry St. • 772-0064

235 Friendship Rd. • 772-9678

CHRISTIAN FAITH TABERNACLE 2826 Hwy. 79 N. • 772-7112

CHURCH OF THE LORD JESUS 687 Bell St. • 772-5357

FAITH DELIVERANCE 1193 Tamm St. • 772-2236

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315 Mt. Pleasant Rd • 254- 9518

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107 N. Wilson Ave. • 772-3056

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ST. PETER CME 5519 Fulton Rd. • 772-5008

TABERNACLE CME 151 E. Thomas St. • 772-7774

505 Tyus St. • 772-8247

HOPE OF FAITH 900 S. Grand Ave. • 772-6700

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We are almost one month into the New Year. It seems like time passes way too fast now these days. It seems like this library building just opened up. Has it really been open since 1992? Now that we have the majority of the renovations complete, the library is looking mighty spiffy. Come by and see us. The new carpet looks great, as do the walls with its fresh coat of paint. We are working very hard to get all our books back on the shelves as quickly as we can. We are doing an inventory process and it

takes a little bit of time, but progress is being made. We thank you for your patience and understanding. Yes, we have tax forms. No, we do not have all the forms that we have ordered. We are waiting for the IRS to deliver the rest of our orders. No, we do not know when the IRS will ship them. The staff of the library is not qualified to give any type of tax advice. If you have questions about which forms you need, please contact a certified tax preparer or the IRS. Thanks!

Katherine Horn Here is the schedule of events for the month of February: Toddler Time will be offered on Monday, Feb. 7 at 11 a.m. All toddlers and their caregivers are invited to come hear stories, color, and have a light snack. The Friends of the Library Annual Membership Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. Our guest speaker for the event will be Mr. O’Neal Henley, author of “Autumn Miracle”. Please consider becoming a member of the Friends of the Library

this year. Reservations will be required. More details will be provided soon. Toddler Time will be offered on Monday, Feb. 21 at 11 a.m. All toddlers and their caregivers are invited to come hear stories, color, and have a light snack. Lunch & Learn will be offered on Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 12 noon. The guest speaker is yet to be announced. Please remember to bring a lunch, the library will provide drinks and dessert. Happy Reading!

There will be an informational meeting for 8th grade students and their parents on Tuesday night, Feb. 1, at 6:30 p.m. in the Haywood High School cafeteria. Registration procedures for Haywood High School and graduation requirements will be explained.

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Wilbert receives Athletic Trainers’ Society Educator Award Martin – Dr. Janet Wilbert, University of Tennessee at Martin assistant professor of health and human performance and athletic training coordinator, recently received the Jerry Robertson Educator Award from the Tennessee Athletic Trainers’ Society (TATS). The award was presented during the honors and awards luncheon at the 19th Annual Tennessee Athletic

Trainers’ Society Business Meeting and Clinical Symposium in Nashville. Wilbert, who also serves as UT Martin faculty senate president, has been a certified athletic trainer since 1992 and has practiced in both the high school and clinical outreach settings. She joined UT Martin in 2000 to start the athletic training program. She has been a member of TATS since

1995 and served as chair of the TATS professional education committee for the last five years. Prior to that, she was co-chair and a committee member and has been instrumental in coordinating the annual TATS meeting for 10 years. The award is named for former head athletic trainer Jerry Robertson of East Tennessee State University for his work in creating, implementing and

establishing the first undergraduate athletic training education program in the state. The award is given to an individual who is an athletic trainer in the educational setting and whose dedication and service to athletic trainers and/or athletic training students exemplifies his or her desire to learn and/or teach regarding the profession of athletic training.

East Side students apply for classroom positions For the second semester, Ms. Hardin’s third-grade class filled out new job applications to fulfill positions in the classroom. The classroom economy system pays the students “Eastville dollars.” From this system, students learn how to earn, spend, and save money responsibly. In addition, they participate in real world experiences that

help them to become a productive citizen of Eastville. Here are the “compensation” incentives for students: $5 for each week they show perfect behavior, $5 for each week they complete all homework, $5 for each week they complete all daily work, $5 for each week they complete their classroom job, $5 for each week they have perfect attendance, $5 for each

week their belongings are clean and organized and a $10 bonus buck will be awarded if they complete all six things! Students can earn $30 per week … $180 per six weeks … $1,170 per school year (or more with bonus bucks) to spend or save in Eastville! Students also practiced writing skills while completing the job applications.

East Side honors cafeteria staff

East Side cafeteria staff was honored during the month of January. Teachers and students made cards, gave gifts and performed cheers to honor their dedication and hard work. School Counselor Flodine Hudson presented the cafeteria staff with a cake. Ms. Oliphant and Ms. Hardin’s classes performed a cheer “ES Cafeteria Staff is Red Hot.”

UT Martin receives $75,000 THEC award to offer teachers professional development for reading Martin – The Tennessee Higher Education Commission has awarded the University of Tennessee at Martin $75,000 for an Improving Teacher Quality Grant for Project Reading to Increase Comprehension in Academics (RICA). This is the second year of funding for the project, coordinated by Dr. Beverly Hearn, associate professor of education. Project RICA provides professional development for middle and high school teachers. Twenty-four teachers will be chosen

to participate this spring and summer in sessions that focus on the new core curriculum, using classroom libraries and methods for more effective teaching of reading and writing within the content area classrooms: science, social studies and mathematics. “Results from the first year of the project demonstrated a 63.1 percent improvement in teachers’ knowledge of reading strategies for their students,” said Hearn. In addition to the professional d e v e l o p m e n t ,

participants will select their own classroom library materials valued at $1,000 to provide additional reading materials to be used in developing their reading and writing activities. Participating teachers will also receive an iPad and be trained in its use. The iPads will be used to access enrichment materials via electronic libraries and the Web. “UT Martin has a tradition of providing professional development through the ITQ program,” said Dr. Beth Quick, Department of Educational Studies

chair. “In our rural area, the availability of highquality professional development is very important for our educators. For Dr. Hearn to receive a second year of funding speaks to the success of the first year of Project RICA.” Although UT Martin partnered with Crockett County Schools in developing the proposal, school teachers from other area districts are also eligible to apply. For more information about participation, interested teachers should contact Hearn at bhearn@utm. edu or 731-881-7197


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HJH Beta Club officers records PSAs

Haywood Junior High’s Beta Club officers had a unique experience on January 18. Eighth-grade students David Johnson, Sara Rodriguez, Kyle Sills, Mireya Pulido and Nathan Yoder, met at Brownsville’s radio station to record a very special public service announcement. For the week of January 23-29, communities across the state are recognizing the works of boards of education during School Board Appreciation Week.

This outstanding group of young people represented HJH by recording their own personal messages of appreciation to Haywood County School Board Members: Mr. Harold Garrett, chairman; Mrs. Robbie Jarrett King; Mrs. Pearlie Hess; Mr. Allen Currie; and Mr. Daniel Thornton. Thank you, board members, for continuing to strive to make a difference in the lives of students in Haywood County.

Haywood High School places third in West Tennessee Regional Academic Decathlon Six teams from five West Tennessee schools met at Haywood High School for academic competition for the 26th consecutive year as students participated in the West Tennessee Regional Academic Decathlon. The HHS team placed third overall, winning 14 individual medals, two plaques, and third-place team medals in the Super Quiz. This year, the HHS team won at least one medal in each area of competition. The team placed second in Math, third in Social Science, Art, Language and Literature, and Economics, and fourth in Music. Team members won the following awards: Karla Cisneros –

Bronze Medal in Super Quiz Copper Medal in Art

Jay Clinton –

Silver Medal in Math Bronze Medal in Super Quiz Copper Medals in Art and Literature

Morgan Currie --

Bronze Medals in Super Quiz and Math Copper Medal in Economics

Madison Eubanks --

Bronze Medal in Super Quiz

Reeves Garrett --

Bronze Medal in Super Quiz Copper Medals in Social Science, Music, and Art

Garrett joins HHS 30+ Club Haywood High School junior Reeves Garrett, son of Laurel and Art Garrett, is the newest member to the school’s 30+ Club, created last year to honor students who make 30+ on the ACT test. Other members, inducted last year are Anna Baumheckel, Nathan Peace and Breanne Sills, all seniors.

Reeves Garrett

Nijaa Murray -- Bronze Medal in Super Quiz Taylor Primrose --

Silver Medals in Math and Art Bronze Medal in Super Quiz

Kaitlyn Schwarz --

Silver Medal in Math Bronze Medal in Super Quiz Copper Medals in Art and Literature

Jay Clinton received a plaque for being the fifth highest scorer overall in the Scholastic Division. Kaitlyn Schwarz received a plaque for being the fifth highest scorer overall in the Varsity Division. Reeves Garrett was recognized as the highest scorer on the Haywood High School team. The HHS Academic Decathlon team will participate in state-level competition for the 26th year. Austin Peay State University in Clarksville will host the Tennessee Academic Decathlon event February 18-19, 2011. Other teams advancing to state competition are Madison Academic Magnet High School (first place), Chester County High School (second place), Obion County Central High School, Blue Team (fourth place), and Liberty Technology Magnet High School (fifth place). The Haywood High team and their coaches, John Thomas and Glynn Bridgewater, extend their sincere thanks to all the faculty members, administrators, and community members who helped make the West Tennessee Academic Decathlon competition a success.

Members of the HHS Academic Decathlon team are Karla Cisneros, Jay Clinton, Morgan Currie, Madison Eubanks, Reeves Garrett, Nijaa Murray, Taylor Primrose and Kaitlyn Schwarz. Alternates and support team members are Kristen Reed, Tawana Smith, Jessica Boyd, Seth Tillman and Alycia Johns. Team member not pictured is Megan Rye, and support team members not pictured are Kierra Woods, Kara Davis-Myers and Samantha Snipes.

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With Marty W M Williams W Things are happening in Brownsville! First of all, I need to get this apology off my chest before I even begin to write this column. I made the terrible mistake when writing that Joe & Katrina Ing’s daughter Sarah was recently engaged to James Tildon Haynes! NOT so!!! She is engaged to Mark Tildon Haynes, known as Tildon. Wedding plans are going on in the Ing household and poor Joe Ing is in the middle of it! I have fabulous scoop on Ms. Suzie’s great grandchild being born! The parents are Marie and Reed Hill. It is a baby boy named Louis Baddour Hill after Reed’s paternal grandfather. Larry and Annette, Reed’s parents, are flying high and so are Frank and Flo Bryan, Marie’s parents! Needless to say, great-grands, Ms. Suzie and Ms. Elizabeth are beside themselves with delight! Congratulations! There are pictures on Facebook of baby Louis Baddour Hill and he is beautiful. I believe Larry has fallen in love with his precious grandson and can NOT get enough of his enchanting face! There are pictures of the mothers, fathers, grandmothers, greatgrandmothers and cousins also. There is also a hysterical picture of Marie and Reed’s dog Watson, in protection mode, as Larry calls it, on the couch with the baby. It was a family affair for sure! My friend, Beth Crider and her husband Lewis (former police detective in Brownsville) are shimmering with anticipation! Her oldest child, Knox, is now engaged! His fiancée’s name is Kate Amanda Alford and she is from Medina. Beth told me her mother is from Brownsville, but I don’t have all the details on that….yet. Coffees and brunches are already in the works for this couple. The wedding date has been set for May 21 at FUMC. One of my daughters, Brandy Lynn, used to be Knox’s babysitter! Where is the time flying??? I know

Marvin and Judy Deberry, Knox’s grandparents, are absolutely thrilled! So many of my friends have told me they were tickled to death that I had taken over lovely Ms. Suzie’s column. Ms. Ann Mann, Dorothy Jackson, Jane Hopkins, Peggy Haynes, Libba & Lyle Reid, Richard Gray, Carol Williams and Jane Jameson are just a few. My fantastic friend, Ms. Bess Hooper, even put a little card in my mailbox that was so charming! I am just amazed! I personally think it’s because I was married to her son David, so many times in the plays we were in together at College Hill. I think she is emotionally attached to me! I love her to pieces! My choir mate, Jane Jameson said that now we can know what’s happening in Brownsville again and she and Richard gave me some pointers, after church this morning. One of my daughters, Brandy Lynn, told me this was right up my alley! She is the one I always create invitations and write poems for her children’s’ events and her friends’ children’s’ events. I was sent a dilly of a picture of my old friend and co-worker, Mark Kendrick. He is another States-Graphic alumnus. Someone had snapped him wrapped up in a ZEBRA snuggie, sleeping in a chair with his mouth wide open! If I have my info correct, the snuggie was his sister Sheila’s and his darling, daring wife took the picture. I actually thought black and white Zebra stripes suited his coloring very well! I have one other tiny tidbit of news. I just found out last week that Kelly Willis Rodgers and husband Hunter are now expecting a mini bundle on June 21. They had a ‘Revealment’ party recently, where they let everyone know it will be a girl! Isn’t that fabulous?? Hair bows…here we come!!! Janet and John Willis are in their glory. This will be their very first grandchild. When

Kelly, my daughter Jami Beth, and Kate Chapman were in grade school together, those hair bows were of the utmost importance to those three little girls. I still have the bag filled with them hanging in my closet! I love hair bows! Now I can start buying them for the next generation. Of course, we bought most of them from Mimi’s shop back then and Mimi is no longer doing business. Anyone else willing to start stocking hair bows for gifts? David and Kathy Cook took a jaunt up to Nashville to visit darling Katie! She is their grand-daughter and the child of Rachel and Bob Freeman. I-40 has become their friend since adorable Katie has been born. The last time they went up to see her; she danced in front of the door through the window when she saw them. In fact, Kathy did a bit of a demo while we were waiting in line to tromp up to the choir loft. It was extremely amusing at that hour of the morning, especially to see Kathy being Katie. Awww… grandchildren! Aren’t they humbling and awesome??? Due to the yucky weather, we had our first Brownsville Homecoming rehearsal rescheduled for today at 4:00 p.m. We got it cranked up and will perform it Friday of this week. All of us on the Arts Council, Livingston’s and INSOUTH have tickets. They are $12.50 for adults and $5.00 for students. If you have never experienced a Brownsville Homecoming, you need to in order to uplift your soul! You have no idea how much talent lives in Brownsville. It is just amazing! If you need more information, please call Betsy Thornton at 772-4883. Email address to send me the Scooparoundtownmarty@aol. com and cell phone # 7804111. Plus…I also created an Around Town with Marty Facebook page so you may leave your yummy scoop there too! We are cookin’ and jammin’!!!!

Holly Grove News By Martha H. Jones “Men’s Day” was observed at Holly Grove Church last Sunday with 20 men from the church occupying the choir, and singing the call to worship led by Tim Fain. Prior to the services, Candace Perry was baptized. Danny Simpson did a great job singing the special music, followed by three of our men Milton Booth, Jerry Taylor, and Ernest O’Neal giving their testimonies. At the night services, Robert Barden and Dewey Jones gave their testimonies. Robert heads out for the county jail each Sunday morning, and over the many years has seen 2307 people come to know Christ as Savior. Dewey heads off to the radio station each Sunday morning to bring the Sunday school lesson which he has been doing for 42 years. God has blessed us with many dedicated men at Holly Grove. Happy birthday to: Mark Stephens, Timothy Johnson, Taylor Outlaw, Bradley Williams, Josh McClinton, Belinda Mitchell, Steve Brown, and Renee Campbell. The list of the sick seems

to increase each week. Winter weather may contribute to some health problems. Our friend Mae Simpson is in Bells Rest Home right now. Betty Jean Outlaw is also in the Bells Home. Albertine McBride is scheduled for surgery this week to correct a problem from a former surgery. Ray and Janie Hight are in need of our prayers. Elaine Brown is also scheduled for surgery this week, as is Carolyn Watridge. Our longtime friend, Elsie Lewis, is having a difficult time. Jessie White is back home, but still having difficulty with the shingles. Pray for all of these, along with Bob Alexander, James Lewis, Jane Carr, Ruth Taylor, Betty Doyle, Becky Campbell, Carey Lipford, Carol Wilson, Glenn White, Jean Mann, Danny Murphy, and Ted Mann. Some of our people are having flu or pneumonia symptoms, Greg and Beth Baker, Christy Fain, and Nancy Campbell. Alan and Debbie Jones traveled to the Capitol City on Friday, and were overnight guests of Barry and Kim Young. Following

a meal together that night, they attended the Nashville Symphony. I made several calls last week to check on some relatives and friends during the snowy weather. It was good to hear from them. The redbirds and finches have flocked to our feeder on the patio and emptied it, but I have been afraid to go out and fill it for fear of the icy steps and snow and ice on the patio. The birds are so pretty and very entertaining to watch. Danny Simpson’s family attended church with him Sunday in celebration of his birthday. His daughter Rita and husband Wayne Alexander and their family, his daughter Vickie and her husband, Kelley Bonawitz, and their family, and son Chad and his wife Leah and their family came for the occasion. Also, his grandson Blake’s fiancé was with him. Following services, they all gathered at the beautiful home of Danny and Brenda on Poplar Corner Rd. for time together and a delicious meal.

Volunteers, thank you for coming this week: Christ Temple ladies, CCClub, Beech Grove Church of Christ, First Assembly of God church ladies, Holly Grove Baptist Church, United Pentecostal Church, Westside Church of Christ, Community Temple of the Living Church ladies, and the Macedonia Baptist Church. Thank you to Treasure Chest for all the Valentine

decorations they donated; we appreciate their thoughtfulness. We want everyone to come and vote on their favorite patient for Valentine King and Queen. The box is set up in the lobby for you to vote. On Wednesday, we had such a fun time with “Crazy Hat Parade.” Several of the patients wore Mexican hats, New Years hats, straw hats, etc. walking and rolling in

their wheel chairs singing, “You Are My Sunshine” and waving up and down to other patients in their rooms. It was fun bringing lots of laughter to everyone. Thought for the week: Believe the impossible, expect the unpredictable, reach for the unthinkable, and never settle for the unreasonable. Through Christ who strengthens me, anything is possible. –G. Franklin

Crestview News

By Betty Scott Many of us make New Year’s resolutions that have by now been broken. Losing weight is the most common one and one that many cannot keep. Diane Williams, who regularly attends Curves and exercises at Bethel Community Church twice a week, has joined a clinic in Jackson to further help her with her weight loss. How serious is this? Good luck, Diane! When the weather gets warmer plans are being made for a gathering at Bethel Community Center for anyone having old pictures of relatives or friends from this community. Willie Bohannon, from Ripley,

has some old films from long ago that will be shown. The date and time will be announced later. The more pictures and film we have the more fun this will be. I heard Will and Carol Kendrick went snow sledding with parents, Dede and Kenny, and dropped by to pick up Aunt Libby and Elizabeth Kendrick to join the fun. Maggie Anne Herron was participating in exercises at school getting ready for the softball season and injured her ankle. She is on crutches and did not get to enjoy playing in the snow. We wish her a speedy recovery! Snow cream was enjoyed by Kenneth and Bettye

Sargent. Frank Matlock was released from Jackson General and will start radiation treatments this Monday. Since this is the cold and flu season, his doctors recommend not having a lot of visitors. Because of bad weather, Terri Knight rescheduled her appointment until this week. Terri rededicated her life at Bethel Community Church and asks everyone to pray for her. Diane Williams joined Bethel last Sunday and we are so glad to have her in our church. Thought for the week: WORK as if you don’t need the money; LOVE as if you’ve never been hurt; SING as if no one is listening; DANCE as if no one is watching.

Allen News By Gail Barden We had a good service on Sunday morning. Brother Phil delivered a great message and the choir sang the special music. Anna Claire Jordan was a visitor with Mrs. Mary Jo Frady, and we, along with Wanda Dew, had lunch together after the services. It is always good to have Anna Claire with us. She has grown up so fast and she is such a beautiful girl. Baptist Men’s Day will be observed on Sunday, Jan. 30, and Mark Kendrick will be our speaker for the day. Our men will fill the

choir after having breakfast together at the church at 8:30. Mr. Hal Rodgers will lead the choir. The Young at Heart group will have lunch at the church on Friday, Jan. 28. Soup and Sandwiches will be served. Congratulations to Marie and Reed Hill on the birth of their son, Louis Baddour Hill. Proud grandparents, Annette and Larry Hill, have now discovered why we grandparents act as we do. Great-grandparents are Elizabeth Baddour and

Susie Tipton. We are so happy for all of you. Happy Birthday to: Warren Marlar, Andrea Gaters, Amanda Blurton, and Brad Richardson. Our prayer list includes: Billy Kirby, Jerry Baggett, Mabel Williams, Carolyn White, Gale Watson, Bobby Hooper, Martha Crutcher, Jimmy and Carolyn Danley, and Steve White. Our Bible verse for this week is Proverbs 10:12, which states, “Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all sins.” Have a blessed week.

Hillville - Eurekaton News By Vicki Williams Come out and join the Mt. Pleasant Do-Me-Good Travelers for breakfast on Sunday, Jan. 30 in the Mt. Pleasant Fellowship Hall beginning at 8 a.m. Donations will be accepted with all proceeds to benefit the Nursing Home Ministry. The Brownsville District United Methodist Women Mission Study “Joy to the World: Mission in the Age of Global Christianity” which was scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 22 at the Friendship United Methodist Church in Friendship has been rescheduled to Saturday, Jan. 29. Michael Blake, Director of Reelfoot Rural Ministries will be the guest speaker. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The Happy Harmony Highlighters will have a soup and sandwich luncheon on Friday at 11 a.m. at Harmony Baptist Church. All senior adults from the community are invited to attend. Also, Harmony Baptist Church will have a soup and sandwich luncheon after the morning worship service this Sunday, the 30, to raise funds for youth going to Centrifuge camp this summer. Bro. Butch Westover and the Wildwood Express will be participating in the Brownsville Homecoming Friday night. The Mt. Pleasant congregation would like to wish a very special birthday to Mr. Jordan Bruce who will celebrate his 94 th birthday on Jan. 31. Mr. Jordan is a life-long member of the Mt. Pleasant congregation. Happy Anniversary to Dale and Wendy Elrod on Jan. 30. Happy Birthday wishes to Austin Brasfield, Harley Thomason, Austin Justice, Leslie Fox, Alan Moore and Dale Elrod. A couple of special birthday wishes to my nephews Cody and Chad Williams of Dyersburg who both celebrate birthdays this week. Those to be lifted in prayer this week are Syble Bushart, Charlene Horton,

Rex Norville, Prentice Elrod, Dustin Milton, James Lewis, Helen Hayes, Sandra Goodman, Herbert Hayes, Carol Wilson, 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. Please continue to keep Jason and Sharon Boullion of Somerville. in your prayers. Their son, Kirk Boullion was laid to rest on Wednesday, Jan. 19. Kirk was the grandson of Richard and Jessie Kirkland of Somerville, and he is survived by many relatives within the community. Sympathy is extended to the families of Mrs. Margaret Covington and Mr. Finis

Sullivan, Jr. in the loss of their loved ones. Our closing thought for the Week as published in the Upper Room Devotional by Yaneth Orozco of Columbia. “Go to God first.” Too often, rather than seeking God’s help, we try our own methods to solve our problems and we often end up frustrated or in tears. But God’s promise is before us: “Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.” God has the solution to our problems if we only believe in and trust in His Word and ask Him for help. If you have news to share, please call me at 772-1885 after 5:00 p.m. Until next week God Bless.

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Wellwood/Zion News By Denise Phillips If you are a child of God, then you are flying first class! Brother Mark Conway used Ephesians 3 to reveal an ancient mystery Sunday morning at Zion and used this illustration. Jesus Christ is for both Jew and Gentile. None of us need to fly “coach”. Where do you stand? Mike and Jane Hopper reported that 30 attended the “Hope for Glory” Church plant in Brownsville. This is a great start in their new place with our first count for Zion. Norma, Allison, and Hayleigh came by to visit Sunday afternoon while Jimmy, Jason, and Justin were hunting. She brought over spaghetti for dinner before going on to evening service. Norma had to take Hayleigh home after Church for school the next day, but I think Allison spent the night with her. Discipleship training is in full swing each Sunday night at 6 with the adults studying Nehemiah. There are classes for everyone from birth to adult with Bible Drill practices for children and youth. We also observed the Lord’s Supper

last Sunday night. With school out Monday, my sisters and I decided to take in a movie. We went out to eat afterwards and then Norma took us on a tour of Jackson. At least we figured out where Randall and Whitney Elrod live, but they were not home. We went by to visit with Julian and Sheila Williamson and their boys. They have been remodeling their home and it looks gorgeous. After a quick stop at Walmart, we came home in the rain. While we were out visiting, I missed a visit from my friend Lee Ann Garrett. However, I hope she will come again when I am at home. She wants to see what the old store (or what’s left of it) looks like. Scottie Morris reported that 14 attended the men’s prayer breakfast Thursday with Brother Mark leading the devotion. Thanks to all the men for praying! With the snow on Thursday, and school out Friday, Norma and I decided to visit the Rainey’s in Franklin and watch my grandsons’ basketball games Saturday morning. Britany and Alivia Phillips

traveled with us and we had the best time. Friday night we shopped at the Cool Springs Mall, and Lyla and I stayed up late telling stories. Then, Saturday morning it was one ball game at nine followed by a visit to Barnes and Noble Book Store to see the “Cat in the Hat” at eleven. After lunch, another ball game, and lots of shopping, we headed home late Saturday. As Becky put it, “we crammed all we could into one night and day”. Happy birthday wishes to Ashley Wright, Sherri Mothershed, and Caribeth Friedman. Hope you each enjoy(ed) your special day. Feb. 12 is the date set for Zion’s Valentine’s Banquet and April 3 thru 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

Willie and I would like to thank everyone for their donations and everything that they did for us on the benefit program a few weeks ago. Happy Birthday to everyone born in the month of January! My condolences to the families of William “June “Bug” Brown, Eugene Snipes, and Conius Lee in Chicago, ILL.; the uncle of my niece Connie Lee. I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Wilma King whom I have known all my life. Ms. Wilma is the sister of Ruth Sills Qualls. My mother, Rivers Gaines used to work for Ms. Ruth and my brother Robert Gaines worked for her husband Richard Sills. We really enjoyed Minister George Seymour who delivered the morning message for pastor Harden this past Sunday. Pastor Franklin Collins and Bluff Creek church worshiped with Pastor Tom Averyheart and Willow Grove on Sunday. I must say that I am so happy that Rosie Lee Hines is out of the hospital, doing well and back at church! Remember

in prayer; 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. & Mrs. Jessie White, Cynthia Bullock Transor, Glenn White, and Fannie Anderson. Thought For The Week: “Defend Your Mind” Do you think change is easy? Ask anyone who has tried to break a bad habit, or change a wrong mindset and attitude, and you will discover change doesn’t always feel good. It involves renewing your mind and replacing wrong mindsets with God’s way of thinking and doing things. It also involves defending your mind against wrong thoughts. The daily battle confronting you, when you decide to change, takes place in your mind. The enemy may lead you to believe you can’t change or that it is too difficult; however, be steadfast in maintaining a mindset that is focused on God and His Word. This will be the key to your success. How do you defend

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your mind? You do it by capturing wrong thoughts when they come. Whenever you begin thinking in a way that doesn’t line up with the Word, cast those wrong thoughts down by speaking God’s Word. Every day you will have the opportunity to go back to old ways of thinking. From your interactions with others, to personal decisions, you will have to choose God’s thoughts over your own. You can do it! You’re not alone on your road to change; the Spirit of God and His Word are there to help you. Decide today to turn away from anything that doesn’t line up with His Word. Stay in the Word and keep out the wrong influences as an act of your will. When you become a good custodian over your thought life, you will be victorious over negative thoughts. Scripture Of The Day: “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” Romans 12:2

Retirement Center News

By Shirley Tucker, Activity Director Well, we doodled this week with no help from any one. Yep, it was a lot like “piddling.” We got so tickled at each other’s doodling that Diane had to come out and tell us to be a little quieter; we were disturbing the folks trying to take naps. Grace Mulligan made lots of sport over whatever it was that Martha Jane Williams doodling was supposed to be. At one point she doodled a flock of birds and then the next thing we knew the birds were flying over the bridge over the river Kwai. That’s what Martha Jane told us anyway. Are we supposed to believe that? Arline Boisvert was the best doodler, could it be because she was an artist to begin with? She could actually draw things people could recognize. Our love and prayers are with the family of Marion Wright this week, especially Mrs. Doris. She and her daughter brought us an arrangement of the beautiful flowers that were at the service and while here they visited Lyde Hamilton, Joan Lanphere,

Alystine Hare, and Grace Mulligan who had all been her neighbors at one time or another. We had a special guest this week when Judge Clayborn Peeples took time out of his busy schedule to come share some of his vast knowledge with our residents. He came on his lunch hour and talked about FOOD; how appropriate. He told us how a Seventh Day Adventist doctor named Kellogg made the first wheat flake and the first corn flake in Battle Creek, Mich. He went on to tell that later his brother, wanted to sell the flakes in big boxes in grocery stores. The original brother said NO… his flakes were only to be sold by prescription. The second brother sued the first brother and won. That was the beginning of our morning cereal. It still comes from Battle Creek, Mich. Judge Peeples went from telling about cereal to talking about the movie “CASABLANCA.” When I say he has “vast knowledge” I’m not just whistling Dixie. He is smart! Thanks; Judge, for sharing it with us.

Our other special guest this week was a little long-haired Chihuahua who came bringing Carol Williams with her for our pet therapy. She was a darling little blonde named “Precious.” Arline Boisvert, Martha Jane Williams, Jottye Newman, Barbara McGary, Dorothy Morris, Katie McAdams, and Frances Blalock all fell in love with her. She did promise to come back soon and bring Carol with her. Guess you’ve all heard about the latest scam that’s hit Brownsville. A man in a white van is stopping at homes selling MEAT. He has a woman and child with him sitting in the van. After he gets in the house, he asks if they can come in because it’s so cold outside. Once they get in they distract the woman and he robs her of anything lying around of value. Ladies, please don’t stay at home all alone. Come spend the winter with us here at Sugar Creek. Try us for a week, a month or the winter. You’ll feel better and so will your family knowing you’re safe and taken care of.

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Stanton News By Debbie Sterbinsky When it rains it pours! We’ve had our share of problems at the Stanton Welcome Center lately with equipment failure. We were without a fax machine for a week or so, but we’ve managed to fix that problem. The following week the printers went out and of course the week after, our main computer crashed too, but we’re still hobbling along. Actually we have a great computer repair man right here in Stanton so that helps a lot! OK, on to the recap of 2010 – I’m really trying to just pick the highlights but seems like there is a lot! Richard Turner and the Stanton Cannery were featured on the front page of the Food Section of the Commercial Appeal. Also our dearly loved Ms. Karen Salvaggio at the Stanton Health Clinic was injured in an accident. The Mt. Zion MB Church had their Annual Homecoming with special guests Rev. Basil Brook and the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church from Cordova, TN. Stanton Alderman Frank Fawcett was among Haywood County’s “Best of the Best” as “Mr. Haywood County”!

Tonya Rivers Mays was here this week visiting her mother, Emma Jean Rivers Delk over Labor Day weekend. Chris Martin, son of Richard and Pat Martin made Chief Petty Officer! The Stanton Welcome Center/Library electronic technology counted the average number of people we serve per week - 148! That’s a little over five people per hour! September 16, 2010 – I hit a milestone - the 200th article I’ve written for the States Graphic. Stantonians met at the Town Hall for a question/ answer session on all the grants and other goings on around here The Greater Fredonia Church had their Church Family Picnic! October - Finally, a grant hit the ground! The Stanton Volunteer Fire Department saw the results of a grant applied for well over a year ago. Our newly repaired Stanton signs, refurbished by Gerald, Dana, Adam and Abby Woods, were reinstalled. Last week one of our locals was in the paper for an award received. We’d like to reiterate

that this family is from Stanton! Kevin Seymore, of Stanton, received the Victor Davis and Earl Zwingle Award at UT Knoxville. November – I had a new grandson! The Stanton Welcome Center/Library hit another milestone; we realized our services are being utilized by four generations in one family. The descendants of “Big Momma Lewis” had a great time at “A Family Affair”. Another Dean’s list Award for Sam Jones and LaTasha Wakefield! These two are attending the Ultimate Medical Academy. December 2010 is all that is left for the recap of 2010. I’ll have that for you 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 731548-2564, 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 Margaret Buie Covington, one of our Westside members, passed away Monday, Jan. 17, and her funeral was held at Lea and Simmons Funeral Home, Thursday, Jan. 20, at 11 a.m. with one of her sons, Bro. Mitchell Covington, minister at Scottsville, Ky., Church of Christ, officiating. Burial was in Memorial Gardens. Afterwards a family meal at Westside Church of Christ was provided. Margaret, the widow of Robert H. Covington, Jr., fought a courageous battle with cancer. She leaves three other sons, Steve Covington, Terry Covington, Mark Covington, and one daughter, Lisa Covington Runions of Gadsden and a brother, Kenneth Buie. Gala Covington, wife of Mitchell, tells me that her parents, Lannas and Medrith Anschultz of Ark., are retiring. While living here in the 70’s or 80;s, Medrith was employed by First State Bank and their home was on Hart Drive. Freda Davis of Savannah and wife of Billy Davis, who worships here, states that she has not been well for quite some time and has had surgery since he’s been with TVA here, but his work here concludes in March. We have enjoyed having him and send getwell prayers to Freda. Teri Robinson, employed by the local utility department, had surgery Jan. 13, and has been missed. She is wife of Craig and mother of sons, Grayson, Jackson, and Eason. Tabitha Parsons, granddaughter of Wally and Betty Delaney, had a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. Hello to all our shutins. We miss each of you. Our hearts rejoiced to learn on Wednesday evening that Larry Sutherland, husband of Angel Frye Sutherland, was baptized into Christ here. Emily Sweeney was able to be with us in worship Wednesday evening, but had been sick due to kidney stones and some complications for a week. Her mother, Hazel Mooneyham, is on the eighth floor of JacksonMadison County General

Hospital. It was reported Wednesday evening also that Wilma Newsome had been in the local hospital. Pat Owens, one of her daughters, was scheduled for back surgery earlier in the week in Memphis Baptist Memorial, formerly was known as Baptist East. Bro. Josh and Janet’s third son’s name is Nicholas Charles Barnett. He joins Noah and Nathan Barnett, his brothers, and they live in Nashville. He only weighed 9 lbs. and 14 oz. Sunday we rejoiced when Pam Johnson Rogers came forward wishing to be restored to the Lord’s Church. Her little granddaughter, Harlie, was visiting with her, the daughter of Reagan, who has not been well. Monday evening, Jan. 17, Mac Perry, Larry Sweeney, Jack and Nell Fox, Paul and Mary Lewis, Jerry Myers, and

Brian Massey attended the regular third Monday night singing with Crestview residents. Resident members of Westside, Leonard Pierce and Minnie King, were able to be in the group, as well as our other resident friends, who assemble with us and also on the first Sunday of each month when we travel on to Sugar Creek Retirement. The regular gettogether of our Senior Joyful Pilgrims group was postponed Thursday, Jan. 20, due to the passing and funeral of our sister Margaret Covington. It is scheduled next Thursday at 11:30 at Veranda. Sunday, Jan. 30, being a fifth Sunday, a potluck meal is scheduled following morning services and that afternoon at 2:30, Beech Grove Church of Christ on Marvin Chapel Rd. will host our fifth Sunday singing. Everyone is invited to both of these activities.


Public Notices

The Brownsville States-Graphic

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, January 27, 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 SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Default having been made in the terms, conditions, and payments provided in a certain Deed of Trust dated JULY 25, 1989, executed by SAM A. KIMBLE AND WIFE, VIRGINIA A. KIMBLE, to DELTA TITLE COMPANY, Trustee, of record in TD BOOK 165, PAGE 575, in the Register’s HAYWOOD Office for County, Tennessee and to J. PHILLIP JONES, appointed as Substitute Trustee in an instrument of record in the Register’s Office for HAYWOOD County, Tennessee, to secure the indebtedness described, the entire indebtedness having been declared due and payable by TENNESSEE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AGENCY BY AND THROUGH ITS SERVICER AND AUTHORIZED AGENT, U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as provided in said Deed of Trust, I, J. PHILLIP JONES, will by virtue of the power and authority vested in me as Substitute


Public Notices

The Brownsville States-Graphic

Trustee, on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2011 AT 1:00 P.M., AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE HAYWOOD COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN BROWNSVILLE, HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESSEE, sell to the highest bidder for cash, free from the equity of redemption, homestead, and dower, and all other exemptions which are expressly waived, and subject to any unpaid taxes, if any, the following described property in HAYWOOD County, Tennessee, to wit: PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE COUNTY OF HAYWOOD, TENNESSEE: BEGINNING IN THE CENTERLINE OF HATCHIE STREET AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE CLYDE MEDLIN ET UX PROPERTY AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 92, PAGE 115, ROHCT PROCEED SOUTH 46 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF HATCHIE STREET FOR A DISTANCE OF 132.43 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 77 DEGREES 42 MINUTES 15 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF THE BRENDA CAIN PROPERTY AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 175, PAGE 704, ROHCT, CROSSING THE NORTHERN CORNER OF THE HOWARD WYATT ET UX PROPERTY AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 90, PAGE 543, ROHCT AND A NORTH LINE OF THE ERA LONG PROPERTY AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 163, PAGE 75, ROHCT, FOR A DISTANCE OF 305.00 FEET TO AN INTERIOR CORNER OF THE LONG PROPERTY; THENCE NORTH 7 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 20 SECONDS WEST ALONG AN EAST LINE OF SAID LONG PROPERTY AND ALONG THE EAST LINE OF THE JOHN R. BARNES PROPERTY AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 169, PAGE 90, ROHCT, FOR A DISTANCE OF 112.00 FEET TO AN FOUND IRON PIN AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE AFOREMENTIONED MEDLIN PROPERTY, THENCE NORTH 78 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 20 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID MEDLIN PROPERTY FOR A DISTANCE OF 221.20 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 0.66 ACRE, MORE OR LESS, INCLUDING BUT EXCLUDING ANY RIGHT OF WAY THAT MAY EXIST FOR HATCHIE STREET. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO SAM A. KIMBLE AND WIFE, VIRGINIA A. KIMBLE, AS TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY BY DEED DATED JULY 25, 1989 OF RECORD IN DEED BOOK 181, PAGE 147, IN THE REGISTER’S OFFICE OF HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESSEE. ALSO BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED FROM SAM A. KIMBLE TO VIRGINIA A. KIMBLE, HER HEIRS AND ASSIGNS BY DEED DATED NOVEMBER 13, 1997 OF RECORD IN DEED BOOK 222, PAGE 494, IN THE REGISTER’S OFFICE OF HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESSEE. THIS IS IMPROVED PROPERTY KNOWN AS 1211 HATCHIE AVENUE, BROWNSVILLE, TENNESSEE 38012. MAP 075M GROUP C PARCEL 003.00 THE SALE OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY IS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, AND IS FURTHER SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF ANY TENANT(S) OR OTHER PARTIES OR ENTITIES IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY. THIS SALE IS SUBJECT TO ANY UNPAID TAXES, IF ANY, ANY PRIOR LIENS OR ENCUMBRANCES LEASES, EASEMENTS AND ALL OTHER MATTERS OF RECORD INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE PRIORITY OF ANY FIXTURE FILING. IF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY/ INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, THE STATE OF TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, OR THE STATE OF TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORK FORCE DEVELOPMENT ARE LISTED AS INTERESTED PARTIES IN THE ADVERTISEMENT, THEN THE NOTICE OF THIS FORECLOSURE IS BEING GIVEN TO THEM, AND THE SALE WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE APPLICABLE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES RIGHT TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY, ALL AS REQUIRED BY 26 U.S.C. 7425 AND T.C.A. 67-1-1433. IF APPLICABLE, THE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS OF T.C.A. 35-5-117 HAVE BEEN MET. 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. THE TRUSTEE/SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO RESCIND THE SALE IN THE EVENT THE

HIGHEST BIDDER DOES NOT HONOR THE HIGHEST BID WITHIN 24 HOURS, THE NEXT HIGHEST BIDDER AT THE NEXT HIGHEST BID WILL BE DEEMED THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER. OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: COMMERCIAL CREDIT PLAN INCORPORATED THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. This day, January 7, 2011. This is improved property known as 1211 HATCHIE AVENUE, BROWNSVILLE, TENNESSEE 38012. J. PHILLIP JONES Substitute Trustee J. PHILLIP JONES SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 1800 HAYES STREET NASHVILLE, TN 37203 (615) 254-4430 Publication dates: 01-13-11, 01-20-11 & 01-27-11 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 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 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 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/A Homecomings 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

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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

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IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESSEE STATE OF TENNESSEE, DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN’S SERVICES PETITIONER VS. No. 8467 VERNETTE MICHELLE JONES RESPONDENT IN THE MATTER OF: ALEXIS JONES, DOB: 07/18/2010 ORDER OF PUBLICATION It appearing to the Court from the allegations of the Petition in this cause and the affidavit of the Petitioner that the whereabouts of the mother, Vernette Michelle Jones, are unknown and that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon her, It is therefore ordered that Vernette Michelle Jones be served by publication of the following notice for four (4) consecutive weeks in the Brownsville States-Graphic, a newspaper published in Brownsville, Tennessee. TO: VERNETTE MICHELLE JONES The State of Tennessee, Department of Children’s Services, has filed a petition against you due to the dependency and neglect of the minor child Alexis Jones. It appears that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon you because your whereabouts are unknown. You are, therefore, ordered to respond by filing an Answer to the Petition filed in this matter. A copy of the Petition may be obtained at the office of the Juvenile Court of Haywood County, at Brownsville Tennessee. This notice will be published for

four consecutive weeks. The last date of publication will be 1/27/11. You must file an Answer within thirty days from the last date of publication or a Default Judgment or judgment on the facts will be taken against you. All future documents filed in this cause shall be filed with the Clerk of the Court and shall be considered as served upon you. You may request your copy from the Clerk of the Court. Entered this 16th day of December 2010. /s/ HONORABLE J. ROLAND REID APPROVED FOR ENTRY: /s/ Jeanette Spivey Assistant General Counsel 225 Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Drive Jackson, TN 38301 731-421-2000

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

INVITATION TO BID

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

Offers a $2,500.00 REWARD

For information leading to the arrest of thieves who parked at the intersection of Tripp Road and Fayette Corner Road in Fayette County late Thursday night, January 20, 2011. Two thieves walked into Pitchfork Farm, stole 2 ATV’s. Missing are a Kawasaki stretch chassis double bench seat ATV and a bucket seat Polaris ATV, both of which have bright red Pitchfork Farm Decals. Call Richard Rucker at 901-833-2209.

PUBLIC NOTICE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION Division of Water Pollution Control 7th Floor, L&C Annex 401 Church Street Nashville, Tennessee 37243 TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: The application described below has been submitted for an Aquatic Resource Alteration Permit under The Tennessee Water Quality Control Act of 1977, T.C.A. §69-3-108. In addition, federal permits may be required from the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Tennessee Valley Authority under §404 of the Clean Water Act and §26a of the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, respectively. Section 401 of the Clean Water Act requires that an applicant obtain a water quality certi¿cation from the state when a federal permit is required. This notice may cover applications subject to §401. No decision has been made whether to issue or deny this permit. The purpose of this notice is to inform interested parties of this permit application and to ask for comments and information necessary to determine possible impacts to water quality. Persons wishing to comment on the proposal are invited to submit written comments to the department. Written comments must be received within thirty days of the date that this notice is posted. Comments will become part of the record and will be considered in the ¿nal decision. The applicant’s name and permit number should be referenced. The permit application, supporting documentation including detailed plans and maps, and related comments are available for review and/or copying at the department’s natural resources section. Interested persons may also request in writing that the department hold a public hearing on this application. The request must be ¿led within the comment period, indicate the interest of the person requesting it, the reasons that the hearing is warranted, and the water quality issues being raised. When there is suf¿cient public interest in water quality issues, the department shall hold a public hearing in accordance with Rule 1200-4-7-.04(4)(f). In deciding whether to issue or deny a permit, the department will consider all comments of record and the requirements of applicable federal and state laws. In making this decision, a determination will be made regarding the lost value of the resource compared to the value of any proposed mitigation. The department shall consider practicable alternatives to the alteration. The department shall also consider loss of waters or habitat, diminishment in biological diversity, cumulative or secondary impacts to the water resource, and adverse impact to unique, high quality, or impaired waters. PERMIT APPLICATION NUMBER: NRS 10.330. APPLICANT: State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, Environmental Division, Suite 900, J. K. Polk Bldg., 505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243-0334, 615-253-2466. LOCATION: Brownsville Bypass from East of SR-87 to SR-76, Haywood County (lat35.6047/long89.2928). USGS TOPOGRAPHIC QUADRANGLE: Brownsville, TN (422-SE). WATERSHED DESCRIPTION: The proposed impacts would affect unnamed tributaries to Sugar Creek Branch. The stream Àows through a wide channel (~20’ at top of bank) with a bottom width of 4 – 6 ft. with 10 ft. high banks. The stream varies in depth up to 4-8 inches Àowing over a silt substrate and has little or no canopy. The land use in the area is rural agricultural. PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The project would involve the construction 4.084 miles of the Brownsville Bypass from east of SR-87 to Sr-76 south of Brownsville. Station 110+52.83: Unnamed tributary. Existing 5X4 ft. box culvert to be replaced with 119 ft. of 8X^ ft. box culvert with 40 ft. of riprap at the outlet. Also in this location would be utility line crossings for natural gas, water, copper and ¿ber optic cable. Station 163+89.04: Sugar Creek Branch. Existing 75 ft. of 2@12X( box culvert to be extended by 79 ft. at the outlet with 25 ft. of riprap at the outlet and a natural gas utility line crossing at 170+00. Station 169+89.04 to 179+34.00: Unnamed tributary. Relocation of 890 ft. of open stream into a channel 870 ft. in length for a loss of 20 ft. Station 179+62.84: Unnamed tributary. Extend existing 105 ft. of 30” RCP by 114 ft at left and 13 ft. at right with 2@ 13’8” long U-shaped endwalls and 5 ft. of riprap at the outlet. Total encapsulation of 259 ft. Station 196+36.71: Unnamed tributary. Existing 130 ft. open stream and 170 ft. of 48” RCP. RCP to be extended by 86 ft. with 25 ft. of riprap at the outlet and 12 ft. B-endwall and 32 ft. of open stream channel. Associated natural gas and copper cable utility crossing. Station 217+00: Wetland. Permanent impact to 0.05 acre and natural gas utility line crossing. Station 241+72.80: Sugar Creek Branch. Proposed 253 ft. of 4-span concrete girder bridge and a natural gas utility line crossing. Station 247+00: Wetland. Permanent impact to 0.02 acre. Station 265+50(L): Wetland. Permanent impact to 0.06 acre. Station 273+97.19: Sugar Branch Creek. Existing 78 ft. of 2@12X9 box culvert to be extended by 98 ft. and natural gas utility line crossing. Station 503+61.52: Unnamed tributary. Existing 210 ft. open stream. Proposed 74 ft. 24” SD and 136 ft. of relocated open stream. Station 606+00: Wetland. Permanent impacts to 0.02 acre and a natural gas line crossing. Station 903+90 (Shaw Chapel Road): Sugar Branch Creek. Existing 58” CMP to be replaced with 82 ft of 2@8X6 ft. box culvert with 20 ft. of riprap at the outlet. Also natural gas, 20” ductile iron force main and copper cable utility line crossing. Permanent impacts to a total of 0.15 acres of wetlands would be mitigated by debiting, at a 2:1 ratio, 0.3 acres from the Hatchie Wetland Mitigation Bank. Mitigation for encapsulation/loss of 621 ft. of stream would be mitigated by payment of $124,200.00 to the Tennessee in-lieu fee stream mitigation program. More details on the proposal can be viewed on the Internet at http://www. state.tn.us/environment/wpc/ppo/arap. PERMIT COORDINATOR: Brian Canada. The permit application, supporting documentation including detailed plans and maps, and related comments are available at the department’s address for review and/or copying. The department’s address is: Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation, Division of Water Pollution Control, Natural Resources Section, 7th Floor L & C Annex, 401 Church Street, Nashville, TN 37243.


Public Notices

The Brownsville States-Graphic

General Sessions Troy R. Anderson- Theft Under $1000 –Nolle Freddie L. BanksViolation of Probation – 10 Days Consecutive With Driving on Suspended License Charge Freddie L. BanksDriving on Suspended License -$150 + Costs, 11 months, 29 Days Suspended to 10 days, 1 Year License Revocation, 1 Year Probation, 10 Days Sentenced Reinstated Freddie L. BanksTraffic Control Device –Dismissed Warning Mark H. CunninghamAggravated Domestic Assault- Victim Left State –Nolle Vikki Davis- Disorderly Conduct –Dismissed on Costs Cameo A. EdwardsDomestic Assault –Dismissed on Costs Kristan D. Harris –Release Hearing –Has to Comply With Anger Management and Court Costs -$337 Cornelius S. HurtDriving on Suspended License –Guilty, 46 Days, $100 + Costs, 6 Months Suspended Time Served, 6 Months Probation, 6 Months License Revocation Cornelius S. HurtDriving Right Side of Roadway –Guilty, $5 + Costs Alexander LealUnlawful Carrying of Weapon- $50 + Costs, 30 Days Credit Time Served Shannon S. PettyDomestic Assault –Guilty 6 Month Plea Diversion, $100 + Costs, 6 Months Suspended Probation Jennifer R. SummersDisorderly Conduct, Dismissed on Costs Joyce Turner- Speeding –Warning Joyce Turner- Driving on Suspended License -$100 + Costs, 6 Months Suspended, 6 Months Probation, 6 Months License Revocation Anderson L. TyusDriving on Suspended License –Guilty, $100 + Costs, 6 Months Suspended, 6 Months Probation, 6 Months License Revocation Anderson L. Tyus- Light Law –Warning Nerissa M. WalkerDriving on Suspended License – Dismissed on Warning Nerissa M. Walker- Light Law –Cost Kevin L. WebsterDriving on Suspended License –Guilty Plea -$100 + Costs, 6 Months Suspended, 6 Months Probation, 6 Months License Revocation Thomas L. Williams Jr.False Report –Amended Obstruction, $100 + Costs, 6 Months Suspended, 6 Months Supervised Probation Jonathan Evans- Theft of Property Under $500 -11 Months, 29 Days, Suspended, Probation, $110 Restitution, $50 + Costs, Alcohol and Drug Assessment Lana Lambert- Assault Nolle Georgia Lowe - Theft

of Property under $500 11 Months, 29 Days Suspended 48 Hours, Supervised Probation, $50 + Costs Roy WhittiemoreDomestic Assault11 Months, 29 Days Suspended, 6 Months Supervised Probation, $50 + Costs 01-11-2011 Ashley L. Byars- Driving on Suspended License -Dismissed Nora Clark- Fraudulent Use of Debit Card x2, Identity Theft x2 -Nolle Nora Clark- Theft of Property Under $500 -$50 + Cost, 11 months, 29 days, Suspended, Probation Nora Clark- Theft of Property Under $500 $50 + Cost, 11 months, 29 days, Suspended, Probation, Restitution of $110 Vincent N. Dancy- Illegal Possession Schedule IV –Dismissed on Cost Nikke Y. GreenDriving on Suspended License, Light Law, Financial Responsibility –Dismissed Deborah Hess- Speeding -$5 + Cost Deborah Hess- Driving on Suspended License, Financial Responsibility –Dismissed Devaughn K. JonesIllegal Possession Schedule VI -1st Offense Probation Devaughn K. JonesConsumption Under 21 –Nolle Valine P. Mack- Driving Under Suspended License, Violation of Probation –Dismissed Valine P. Mack- Improper Passing –Fine + Cost Xavier Morris- Domestic Assault –Dismissed Anita Pewitt- Speeding, Driving on Suspended License –Dismissed Brandon T. Reid- Forgery –Nolle Brandon T. Reid- Theft of Property Under $500 -$100 + Cost, 11 months, 29 days, Suspended, 1 year Supervised Probation, No Restitution Katie E. Smith- Illegal Possession of Drug Paraphernalia –Nolle Jeff Watson- Theft of Property Over $1000 –Grand Jury Jeff Watson- Theft/ Forgery Over $1000 –Grand Jury Tiffany Watson- Theft of Property –Grand Jury Charles Wilson- Theft of Property Over $1000 –Dismissed Leon Ballard- Release Hearing –Dismissed Doris A. Currie- Theft of Motor Vehicle –Plea to Joyriding -11 months, 29 days, Suspended, Time to Served -$200 Restitution, Probation -$50 + Cost Kelly Hunter- Criminal Trespass –Nolle Jeffrey Long- Aggravated Assault –Nolle Michael Rameriz- Release Hearing –Paid in Full, Dismissed Tina Rankin- Assault – Dismissed on costs Joseph B. ThomasWorthless Checks –Paid in Full, Forfeiture of

Bond 01-18-2011 Johnny M. Blair- Driving Restriction in Effect –Grand Jury Rico Davis- Domestic Assault -$100 + Costs, 11 Months, 29 Days, Suspended to 3 Days, 1 Year Supervised Probation Eric F. Evans- Driving on Suspended License –Amended to Driving Without License, $100 + Cost, 6 Months, Suspended to 48 Hours, 6 Months Suspended Probation Zanzerica A. MilanUnderage Consumption of Alcohol - $25 + Cost, 11 Months, 29 Days, Suspended, 6 Months Supervised Probation Zanzerica A. MilanContributing to Unruly Behavior/Minor – Dismissed William C. SullivanDriving on Suspended License –Dismissed on Cost William C. Sullivan- Seat Belt Violation –Driver -$10 Fine William C. SullivanSpeeding, Window Tint Law, Misuse of Registration, Registration Law –Dismissed William C. SullivanDriving on Suspended License –Amended Driving Without License, $100 + Cost, 6 Months, Suspended to 10 Days Tereon Taylor- Underage Consumption -$25 + Cost, 11 Months, 29 Days, Suspended, 6 Months Supervised Probation Tereon TaylorContributing to Unruly Behavior/Minor –Dismissed Clifford V. WitherspoonViolation of Probation –Probation Revoked, Sentence Reinstated, Credit For Time Served, Probation Extended 1 Year Clifford V. WitherspoonDomestic Assault- $50 + Cost, 11 Months, 29 Days, Suspended, Consecutive to Violation of Probation Kevin Jackett- Violation of Probation –Guilty, Probation Extended 1 Year 01-20-2011 Sherry Forsythe- Sell of Schedule II –Amend to Simple Possession Schedule III, $750 + Cost, 11 Months, 29 Days, Suspended Probation, Alcohol and Drug Assessment Johnnie L. McKinnie Jr.Theft of Property Over $500 –Grand Jury Johnnie L. McKinnie Jr.- Criminal Trespass –Grand Jury Monica Taylor- Sell of Schedule II –Nolle Steve Whitelaw- Sell of Schedule II –Grand Jury, $50000 Herbert L. Williams- Seat Belt Violation –Driver –Nolle Herbert L. WilliamsIllegal Possession Schedule VI -$250 + Cost, 11 Months, 29 Days, Suspended, Suspended Probation Herbert L. WilliamsIllegal Possession of Drug

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Right To Know 1-17-2011 James W. RussellAggravated Assault, Property Damage, Theft of Property -$15000 1-18-2011 Connie Louis DelkDriving on Revoked/ Suspended License Over 5, Failure to Sign Citation, Financial ResponsibilityInsurance, Improper Display of Plate, Vicious Dog Prohibited -$3500 Milton David HardinDomestic Assault, Resisting Arrest -$2500 Kenneth Dewayne Parker- Driving Under the Influence, Driving On Revoked/Suspended

License, Prohibited Weapons, Speeding, Violation Implied Consent Law - $2000 1-19-2011 Christy Love BairdAggravated Burglary, Theft of Property Over $1000 -$0Ben Lee BrummettAggravated Assault, Aggravated Burglary, Theft of Property Over $1000 -$0Rafael A. PortilloDriving on Suspended License - $3500 1-21-2011 John David MurphyDriving on Revoked/

Suspended License, 3rd Offense, Traveling on Closed Roadway - $1000 Tina Marie RankinDisorderly Conduct $1000 1-22-2011 Leo Darrick CrewsShoplifting - Theft of Property - $500 Christopher Ross Johnson - Failure to Comply With Court Order - $221.25 1-23-2011 Jackie W. Jelks - Theft of Property Over $500 -$0Robert Lerain Vaughn Jr.Possession of Schedule VI, Public Intoxication, Resisting Arrest -$0-

Beware of Common Senior Scams Fraud targeting senior citizens is a growing concern, as millions have fallen victim nationwide. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is encouraging families to recognize and avoid some common cons targeting seniors. Roughly 20 percent of Americans aged 65 or older already have been taken advantage of financially by inappropriate investment opportunities, unreasonably high fees for financial services or outright fraud, according to a recent survey by Investor Protection Trust. Some common senior scams include: * Sweepstakes and Lottery Scams: Victims usually receive letters stating they have won a lottery or sweepstakes; sometimes claiming to be from Publisher’s Clearing House or Reader’s Digest. The letters tell victims to deposit an enclosed check and wire a portion back to the company to cover taxes or administration fees. The funds

initially appear in the bank account, but are removed when the bank determines the check is fake. * Medicare Scams: Scammers claim to be with Medicare and ask for personal information such as Medicare, Medicaid, social security, credit card or bank account numbers. Seniors should know Medicare will never call to ask for sensitive personal financial information. * Bereavement Scams: Scammers call widows or widowers and claim their spouses had outstanding debts that need to be paid immediately. If you are uncertain about owing a debt when collectors call, ask for written confirmation. * Investment and Work at Home Opportunities: Promises of easy money often target older adults because they may be looking to supplement their incomes. The pitch might come in the form of an investment opportunity that promises big returns, or as a way to make money at home for an upfront cost. The

victim is offered what sounds like a great opportunity but the extra income never materializes. Always research any work at home opportunity with the BBB. Beware of investment or moneymaking offers that seem too good to be true or use high pressure sales tactics to get you to sign up immediately. For more advice on avoiding scams and fraud visit bbb.org/us/ consumer-tips-scams. “Having a serious conversation with your elderly parents about how they are managing their money is not easy, but it is extremely important in order to help protect them from unscrupulous crooks,” said Alison Southwick, BBB spokesperson. “It’s extremely important to keep the lines of communication open so that you can identify suspicious spending habits, as well as educate your elder family members on recognizing the red flags of common cons.”

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Rental Opportunities

at $25,800. Owner will take $15,500. 901-873-4663 or 1-800-745-0928.

For Rent: 2-bedroom townhouse duplex. Section 8 approved. Appliances included. Call 731-780-1265

Job Opportunities

For Rent: In Stanton, 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom. Refrigerator, stove, CH/A, W/D available. $425 month, $350 deposit. 901826-7044. House month to month rates available.

Help wanted. Retail Manager, Assistant Retail Manager, Retail Sales. Hibbett Sports is now hiring at its new store in Brownsville, TN. Send resume to Jason.jenkins@ hibbett.com. Hibbett Sports conducts drug testing.

For Rent: In Stanton, 1-bedroom apartments starting at $425.00 with $350.00 deposit- includes all utilities. Includes Refrigerator and stove. W/D available. Yard work provided by landlord. Good neighborhood - no pets. References required. Also have month to month available. Call for rates 901826-7044. For Rent: Houses, Townhouses, Duplexes and Apartments available. Application and $5 processing fee required. Jacocks Property Management Inc., 1225 N Washington Ave. 772-0452 For Rent: 3 bedroom, 2 bath house. $750.00 month. Hwy 19 west of the bypass. Call 731-217-7054. Leave a message if no answer. For Rent: 3 bedroom 1 bath house. Also have 2 bedroom duplex and 2 bedroom mobile home. Call 731-7806287.

Storage Facilities Self-service storage. Driveup and climate controlled available. Call for sizes and rates. Ask about our movein specials. Brownsville Mini Warehouse, 1225 North Washington, 772-0453

For Sale For Sale: 1.2 acres of land already developed and ready for a home. 431 S. Grand Ave. Tax appraised

Adoption ADOPT CARING, MARRIED COUPLE seeks to adopt newborn baby. We will provide happy home, beautiful life for your baby, much love. Call Walt/Gina 1-800-315-6957. (TnScan)

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Trackhoes, Cars and Trucks, and 18 wheelers. Bring your metal to JHS for the best prices. Cash or check. 731-632-1900, 731-4127847 jonesheavysalvage@ hotmail.com (TnScan)

Business Opportunities DO YOU EARN $800 in a day? Your Own Local Candy Route! 25 Machines and Candy All for $9995. 877915-8222 All Major Credit Cards Accepted! (TnScan)

Career Training

Announcements

ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE FROM Home. *Medical *Business *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call 888-738-0607, www. CenturaOnline.com (TnScan)

DIVORCE WITH OR WITHOUT Children $125.00. With Free name change documents and marital settlement agreement. Fast and easy. Call us 24hrs./ 7days: 1-888789-0198. (TnScan)

AIRLINES ARE HIRING - Train for high paying Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified Job placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-266-0040 (TnScan)

Bird Fair

Health & Beauty

BIRD FAIR/SUPPLY SALE. Many vendors, great deals! Birds, cages, toys etc. 02/05, (9-5) 02/06, (11-3). SW TN Community College, I-40, exit 12. 901-603-9927. (TnScan)

Miscellaneous JONES HEAVY SALVAGE & Recycling 155 Shady Grove, Shiloh, TN 38372. Markets are up for January! Top Prices on Heavy Metal: Dozers, Combines,

IF YOU OR A Loved One Used The Prescription Drug Darvon or Darvocet and suffered heart attack, stroke or death you may be entitled to compensation. Call Attorney Charles Johnson 1-800-535-5727 (TnScan)

Help Wanted DRIVING FOR A CAREER14 Day CDL Training in Jackson TN. 15 Years Training Experience. Great Pay, Student Loans, Grants,

Placement Assistance, Free Housing. Drive-Train 119 E.L. Morgan Drive Jackson TN. 800-423-8820. www. drive-train.org (TnScan) TENNESSEE NATIONAL GUARD Up to 100% Tuition Assistance Education, Medical and Dental Benefits Be A Citizen Soldier Contact A Recruiter 1-800-GO-GUARD www. NationalGuard.com (TnScan) LOCAL COMPANY SEEKING EXPERIENCED Farm Tractor Drivers with Bush Hog Operating Experience. 7am-3:30pm (Must be able to work Overtime) Hourly Pay will range from $12.50hr$13hr. Please fax resumes to 901-294-2604 or call the office @ 901.294.2642 And a representative will contact you. (TnScan) NOW HIRING: C O M P A N I E S DESPERATELY need employees to assemble products at home. No selling, any hours. $500 weekly potential. Fee required. Info. 1-985-646-1700 Dept. TN1196 (TnScan)

Help Wanted - Drivers DRIVERSREGIONAL VAN DRIVERS. 35 - 37 cpm based on experience. BCBS Benefits Package. Home Every Week. CDL-A with 1 year experience required. Call 888-362-8608, or apply at www.averittcareers. com. Equal Opportunity Employer. (TnScan) CALL NOW! BIH TRUCKING Company/ International Truck Driving School Now taking Students! No CDL, No problem! State WIA Program if qualified, or Financing available. 888780-5539 (TnScan) DRIVERS- FOOD TANKER DRIVERS Needed OTR positions available Now! CDL-A w/ Tanker Req’d. Outstanding pay & Benefits! Call a recruiter Today 877-882-6537 www. oakleytransport.com (TnScan)

Bail Bonding

looking for agent.

Drivers: BONUSES! BONUSES! BONUSES! Top Pay & Benefits! Runs Avail Now! CDL-A w/1yr. Tractor Trlr exp., Haz/Tank End. Req. 1-800-397-2423

731-345-0125

HOUSE For Sale.

4BR, 2BA, 3000+sf custom bulit @ 406 Kabacoff Dr., Preston Place. Open house Sunday 2-4 PM.

Seeking a RN to become a member of our team as the Director of Nursing. Great compensation and benefits, such as 401K, ESOP, Health, Dental, Vision, etc. Superb working environment and continuously offering leadership and training and opportunities. Send your resume to attn: Administrator, to the above address and/or apply in person.

EARN A SOLID PAYCHECK at Western! Van - avg pay as high as $0.35cpm Flatbed avg pay as high as $0.39cpm both including bonuses and extra pay items. Plus New Equipment and Great Home Time. CDL-A, 6mo. OTR. 888-801-5295 (TnScan)

GUN SHOW. JAN. 2930 Sat. 9-5 & Sun. 9-4. Knoxville Chilhowee Park (3301 Magnolia Ave) Exit 392 A Off I-40. Buy-SellTrade. Info: (563) 927-8176. (TnScan)

Miscellaneous C L A S S I F I E D ADVERTISING WORKS! ONE call & your 25 word ad will appear in 91 Tennessee newspapers for $265/wk or 19 West TN newspapers for $95/wk. Call this newspaper’s classified advertising dept. or go to www.tnadvertising.biz. (TnScan)

DRIVERS - CDL-AFLATBED DRIVERS Needed! Sign On Bonus Available! Great pay & benefits! Ask about lease purchase. OTR Experience Req’d. HornadyTransportation. com 800-441-4271 X TN-100 (TnScan) TRACTOR OWNER OPERATORS: $1000 SignOn Bonus! 2,500-3,000 miles/week, $1.36/mile w/FSC, Free Trailers, Paid Tolls, Consistent Miles. South, Southeast, Midwest. 1-800-831-8737 (TnScan)

Merchandise Wanted CASH FOR DIABETIC TEST Strips. Up to $10 Per Box. Most Brands. Call Tom Anytime Toll-Free 1-888685-3266 (TnScan)

Sporting Goods GUN SHOW. JAN. 29-30 Sat. 9-5 & Sun. 9-4. Murfreesboro MidTN Expo Center (1209

Owner Operators Morgan Southern, Inc. Excellent opportunity for Class A CDL with Hazmat and +2 year TracTrail exp. Must have good drive/work record. Min. 25 years old. Earnings $110,000 - $140,000. Fuel Surcharge. Local and Short Regional. Call Butch 901-948-7901

DICK MOORE, INC TAX RETURN DISCOUNTS

House for Sale 2700 sq.ft. home, 4Br, eat in kitchen, dining room, living room, 2 full baths (one up/one down stairs) great room w/fireplace, remodeled, new roof, natural gas, cable, floor furnace, 3 window unit air conditioners, on 1/2 acre lot with 1.69 acre woods lot, fenced in back yard, 2 car garage bay separate from house. Located in Allen community, 5 miles from Brownsville court square, 7.5 miles from Bells court house. Reduced $40,000.00. Price now $105,000.00. Serious inquiries only. Not for rent or lease! Ph. 731.772.1940 day 6:30-4:30; night 731.780.0518

Local Ag - Business looking for qualified custom applicator. C.D.L - Haz mat required. Call 731-780-2150

Covington Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation, INC. 1992 Highway 51 South Covington, TN 38019

CDL-A DRIVERS: DRIVE FOR the Best! Top Equipment & Pay $1,000 Sign-on Bonus! Excellent Fleet Managers. 1yr. OTR exp. Boyd Bros. Transportation 800-543-8923 (TnScan)

Park Ave) Exit 81 Off I-24. Buy-Sell-Trade. Info: (563) 927-8176. (TnScan)

Bring in your tax return and special order a new doublewide and recieve an upgrade appliance package and a flat screen TV.

Company

Call:

DRIVERS/ CDL TRAINING - CAREER Central We Train and Employ you. Company Drivers Up to 40k First Year. New Team Pay! Up to .48¢/Mile Class A-CDL Training Regional Locations! (877) 369-7191 www.centraldrivingjobs.net (TnScan)

Your tax return could be your ticket to living the American dream. Own your own home. All 2010 models are discounted

******MUST GO****** 6565 Hwy 51 N 901-873-4663 Millington, TN 1-800-745-0928

Cozy up this Winter @ Riverbrook Apartments Limited Time Offer!

Dyer, TN

Hiring Drivers & Owner Operators Flatbed – Dry Van – Reefer

Late Model Equipment Lots Of Miles Benefits Include: Health, Vision, Life, Dental Vacation, Holidays, 401K, Direct Deposit

CALL NOW!!!

You must bring this ad in for this special!

2 bedrooms 2 bath $450.00

“The best kept secret in Brownsville!” All equipped with stove, refrigerator, dishwashers, ceiling fans, wall to wall carpet, mini blinds, walk in closets, & much more! We accept section 8

Jerry Barber

800.826.9460 Ext. 5 Anytime to apply by phone

www.johnrreed.net To apply online

Tel: 731-779-9860

Expiration Date: 2/14/2011


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Haywood County hit with winter weather Haywood County experienced snowfall in the area for the third straight week in January, keeping many authorities and city employees busy dealing with any potential wreck and snow/ice-covered streets. Parents have also had to contend with schools closing, while the children have taken the opportunity to enjoy the snowy weather and time off from school. Residents may be able to rest easy for the remainder of the week, as temperatures highs are expected to rise to the 40s and 50s. Photos By Vicky Fawcett and J. P. Moses

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Title Loans • Check Advances • Bill Pay

No Credit Check Required Come see us for that extra cash 346 W. Main Street • Brownsville, TN 38012 Hours: Mon.-Thurs 8:30-5:00 Friday 8:30-6:00 Saturday 8:30-3:00

731-772-4721

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Exchange Club-Carl Perkins Center Plans Ladies Night Out Benefit, More The Exchange Club Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse would like to thank all of the individuals, groups, churches, civic organizations, schools and companies that helped make Christmas a brighter holiday season for 229 children in Haywood County. The parents and caregivers were very appreciative and amazed by the outpouring of generosity that allowed their children to have something under the tree Christmas morning. What a special treat it is to see many of the children’s eyes light up as they share stories about what it was like waking up Christmas morning. The Center’s successful and funfilled Ladies Night Out will return this year on February 24 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Brownsville Country Club for the benefit of Haywood County children. All ladies are invited to attend. Please spread the word and invite your friends! Ladies Night Out will soon be followed by the Center’s annual Dinner and Auction, March 12 at the Wyatt

Duke National Guard Armory. Plans are currently underway to make this great fundraising event likewise successful for the good of those in need. A d d i t i o n a l information on these events or becoming involved in assisting the Haywood County Exchange Club Carl Perkins Center can be obtained by calling 731-772-8378; or emailing haywood@ carlperkinscenter.org.

See how the little changes add up.

It’s so cold, and cold weather means high electric bills. Why? The colder it is the more your heating unit has to work to keep your home warm. Try setting your thermostat to a reasonable setting and using conventional heating methods, such as candles and blankets, to make up for the lack of heat.

Brownsville Utility Department

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