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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Haywood County, Tennessee

Two Sections, 16 Pages


NAACP honors Dr. King with parade

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Chamber awards Banquet see page 2

Photo by Vicky Fawcett

The parade came around Court Square and back down Jefferson to Carver High. BY JENNIFER WILLIS

Sports see section B

The Haywood County Branch of the NAACP celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by having a pa-

rade on Monday, January 21. The parade was to celebrate the memory of the civil rights leader. Even though there was a slight chill in the air, it was a beautiful day for a parade.

At least 150 people participated in the parade, which began at Carver High, traveled down Jefferson to Anderson, then to Main and around Court Square before heading back down Jefferson to

Carver High. As the crowd walked through downtown they sang old gospel hymns. After the parade, members made it back just in time to watch the inauguration of President Barack Obama.

Weekend accident results in three fatalities

Three men were killed as a result of a one-car accident that occurred on Highway 76 Sunday, January 20. Pictured above is the Cadillac Deville that the victims were traveling in. Photo by Vicky Fawcett BY JENNIFER WILLIS Three young men lost their lives in an accident that occurred on Highway 76 at 3:24 a.m. Sunday, January 20. According to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol,

23-year-old Eddie L. West, of Brownsville, was traveling north on Highway 76 in a 2000 Cadillac Deville when he lost control and â&#x20AC;&#x153;went into a high speed yaw.â&#x20AC;? The vehicle exited to the left of the road and traveled down a steep embankment before the right side of the vehicle collided

with a tree. The vehicle came to a final rest against the tree. Martavius T. Robinson, 23, of Brownsville, and Jarves L. Gause, 24, of Bells, were passengers in the car. According to the report, all three men were pronounced dead on arrival. It is the opinion of the

investigating officer that speed was a factor in the crash, and that seat belts may have made a difference. Sources who were at the scene said it was estimated that West was traveling in excess of one hundred milesper-hour when he lost control. The accident site, from the

scarred tree to the debris lying a hundred feet away, tells the sad story of the horrific crash. A cross has been placed at the accident site in memory of the three young lives that were lost. The cause of the accident is still under investigation by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

Officer sustains minor injuries during pursuit BY JENNIFER WILLIS jwillis@statesgraphic. com On Thursday, January 17, investigators with the Brownsville Police Department received information that Brandon Hill was in possession of crack cocaine and was making deliveries. Officers began searching for Hill and found him traveling west on Thomas at North McLemore. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but Hill fled, turning south onto North Grand from Thomas. Officers deployed spike strips and were able to Officer Kelvin Evans of the Brownsville Police Department sustained minor deflate the driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s side front tire, which kept injuries during the course of a pursuit on January 17. Brandon Hill and Larry Jelks were eventually arrested and booked into the Haywood County the pursuit speed to a minimum. The pursuit Jail. Photo by Jennifer Willis continued through the

school zone at Haywood Elementary School and onto West College. After turning on to West College, Hill and his passenger, Larry Jelks, began to throw cocaine from the vehicle. The pursuit continued down East College to Tamm, on to North Park, and then to Tyus before finally coming to an end on North Bradford. After the vehicle stopped, a struggle ensued, and Investigator Kelvin Evansâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; foot was run over by one the vehicleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tires as a result of it being left in gear. Evans was later transported to Haywood Park Community Hospital and released with only minor injuries. He has since returned to work.

Officers found Hill and Jelks in the vehicle, along with cocaine residue, rocks of crack cocaine, and marijuana residue. Officers also returned to West College and were able to recover some of the cocaine that was thrown from the vehicle. Hill was charged with evading arrest, tampering with evidence, reckless endangerment, and possession of schedule II with intent. Jelks was charged with tampering with evidence. Both were booked into the Haywood County Jail and are being held without bond.

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Chamber holds annual Membership Awards Banquet

Albert and Paulette Campbell

Representatives from First South Bank

Representatives from The Ben-Rich Center

Jody Lea, of Lea and Simmons Funeral Home, presented the Volunteer of the Year award to Andy Wynn.

Pictured front row, left to right: Teresa Russell, Pat Cummins, Marty Williams, Andy Wynn, and Latresa Bond. Back row, left ro right: Dr. Clarey Dowling, Kent Moore, Jack McDonald, Dr. Jack Pettigrew, and Joey Conner. All photos courtesy of the Brownsville/Haywood County Chamber of Commerce BY JENNIFER WILLIS jwillis@statesgraphic. com The Brownsville/ Haywood County Chamber of Commerce held their annual Membership Awards Banquet, sponsored by the Chamber Ambassadors, Tuesday, January 22 at the Wyatt-Duke National Guard Armory. Chamber President Clinton

Neal welcomed guests, and Robert MorganWilde gave the opening invocation. Chamber Director Renee Moss, Brownsville Mayor Jo Matherne, Haywood County Mayor Franklin Smith, and alumni from Leadership Haywood County also gave welcoming remarks. The awards were presented after the meal, which was spon-

sored by Joe Stephens of Backyard barbecue, and the winners are as follows: Ambassador of the Year, Marty Williams, sponsored by Tennessee Tractor; Volunteer of the Year, Andy Wynn, sponsored by Lea and Simmons Funeral Home; Educator of the Year, Latresa Bond, sponsored by First State Bank; Recycler of the Year, Moore

Insurance, RichardsCummins Real Estate, and Delta Insurance, sponsored by Haywood County Solid Waste Department; Small Business of the Year, Conner Real Estate, sponsored by Backyard Barbecue/ Dairy Queen; Business of the Year, Dr. Clarey Dowling, sponsored by Lee Berry State Farm; Industry of the Year, Lasco, sponsored by

HTL Advantage; Man of the Year, Dr. Jack Pettigrew, sponsored by INSOUTH Bank; and Woman of the Year, Teresa Russell, sponsored by First South Bank. Renee Moss, Chamber Director, presented a PowerPoint presentation highlighting some of the events the Chamber participated in during 2012. The silent auction was a

huge success as well. The Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Crestview and Sugar Creek for providing the beautiful decorations, Sgt. Burkeen and the Wyatt-Duke National Guard Armory, Charleston Catering, Andy Cooper for proving sound, and Sheriff Melvin Bond for allowing inmates to assist with cleanup.

NAACP serves lunch to sanitation workers

The Haywood County Branch of the NAACP served the sanitation workers lunch in the Carver High gymnasium after the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade. Not only were meals served to those who came out, but volunteers took meals to shut-ins and the sick across the county. All of the food was donated by members of the community. After lunch, members of the NAACP were going out to serve their community in different ways, from visiting the sick to helping with yard work. Photos by Vicky Fawcett

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Community & Church News On the Agenda Brownsville City Board Meeting 2nd Tuesday of each month – 5:30 p.m. Brownsville City Planning Commission 5th Thursday November 29th Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday – 4 p.m. Brownsville Historic Zoning Commission 3rd Thursday of every month - 4 p.m.

Commission Meeting 3rd Monday of every month – 7 p.m. Haywood County Election Commission 2nd Thursday of the month – 5:30 p.m. Haywood County Planning Commission 2nd Thursday of every month - 7 p.m. Haywood County School Board Meeting 2nd Tuesday of every month – 6 p.m.

Brownsville City Court Room

Stanton Planning Commission Meeting 3rd Thursday of the month – 7 p.m.

Brownsville Utility Board 1st Tuesday – 5 p.m. at the Utility Office

Stanton Town Meeting 3rd Tuesday of the month – 7 p.m.

Haywood County

Tennessee Driver License Service

County Clerk, Sonya Castellaw issues Tennessee Driving License and ID renewals and duplicates Wednesday and Thursday of each week from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Telephone: 772-2362 Father-Daughter Dance Come enjoy an evening of fun, food, and dancing at the Father-Daughter Dance on Saturday, February 9, at the National Guard Armory located at 221 Morgan Street from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. The cost is $20 for father and daughter, and $5 for each additional daughter. All proceeds benefit The Boys and Girls Club. Tickets must be presented at the door for door prizes. Dress attire is casual sharp, and photographs will be available. For more

information please 731-772-0552.


Southwest to distribute commodities Southwest HRA will distribute commodities on Thursday February 7, 2013 from 8:00-12:00 a.m. at the National Guard Armory. There will also be a commodity distribution at the Douglas Community Center on this day. You must have your commodity sheet at the time of pick-up. No commodity sheets will be issued on the day of distribution. West Tennessee Friends of NRA Banquet Fun, Food, Live and Silent Auctions, Games and Door Prizes! Thursday, Feb. 28, 5:30 p.m. 1st South Bank Community Room 308

West Main St., Brownsville Door Prize: Stevens 350 PA Pump Shotgun 12 Ga Tickets available at American Motors 1301 N. Washington, Brownsville Can Contact: Jerry Rogers 731-780-0055, Doug Taylor 731-780-3694, or Mark Kendrick 731-772-9304 Online purchases can be made at www.friendsofnra. org/tn/events

Carolyn Flagg at 731-7720425.

Ward 2 Neighborhood Watch

Relay is back!

Ward 2 will have a neighborhood watch meeting Thursday, February 7, at 6 p.m. at the WOW Building. Lieutenant Barry Diebold from the Brownsville Police Department will be showing a video and giving out handouts on “How to Keep Safe.” Refreshments will be served. For additional information, contact

Cane Creek On January 27, Cane Creek will have their annual church instillation Guest Pastor: James Polk and St. James M.B. Church of Jackson. Time: 1:30 p.m. Thank You: Pastor Eddie Boone.

There will be a team captain’s meeting Tuesday, January 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the First South Bank Community Center. We are asking that all of those who served as team captain in the past, as well as anyone interested in becoming a team captain, please attend. For additional information, contact Carolyn Flagg, Chair, or Alan Callery, Vice Chair.

Tyus wins bank shot Corker to be named ranking member of Senate Foreign Relations Committee today United States Senator Bob Corker, R-TN, will be the lead Republican or “ranking member” of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for the 113th Congress. Corker’s appointment will be confirmed today during a lunch meeting of Senate Republicans and is expected to be ratified when the Senate passes a resolution officially organizing committees in the coming days. As ranking member, Corker will work with the chairman to represent the interests of his Republican colleagues and help carry out the legislative and oversight responsibilities of the committee. “I am honored to have the opportunity to lead the Foreign Relations Committee on behalf of the minority, and as we enter this new Congress, it is my goal to see the committee play a more relevant role in international relations and be a place where we look at our national interests in the context of the longer view,” said Corker. “I also look forward to working with the chairman and my colleagues on the committee to carefully review programs and practices at USAID and the State Department, which hasn’t been done in a comprehensive way in decades. This should include a top-

to-bottom review of all foreign assistance programs and State Department authorities to ensure that they are being conducted in line with American strategic national interests.” Corker has been a member of the Foreign Relations Committee since he entered the Senate in 2007. He has visited 48 different countries since taking office to understand the strategic relationships between the U.S. and other nations that are critical to the American economy and national security. Established in 1816 as one of the original standing committees of the Senate, the Foreign Relations Committee has jurisdiction over legislation concerning the conduct of U.S. foreign policy, including foreign assistance, treaties, and declarations of war, among other matters. The committee is also responsible for oversight of the U.S. State Department and review of executive branch nominations that carry out U.S. diplomacy, including Secretary of State and U.S. ambassadorships. For additional information about the history and rules of the committee, visit: http://foreign. Tomorrow (Wednesday) at 9:00

a.m. ET, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will testify before the committee about the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. On Thursday at 10:00 a.m. ET, the committee will hold the nomination hearing to consider Senator John Kerry, D-Mass., as the next Secretary of State.

First State sponsors a bank shot at halftime at every boys’ home game for Tomcats Basketball. Friday,

January 11th, Lamont Tyus won $75! Pictured (L to R) Brenna Carlton, Lisa Carlton, city president for

First State Bank; Lamont Tyus, bank shot winner; and the 12 step Excellence Team.

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Garrick Clouden, M.D., Family Medicine “Improve your diet and get more exercise,” is something we doctors say repeatedly to our patients, friends, family, and even to ourselves about getting and staying healthy. Let me answer a few questions about exercise. Doctor, what is exercise? Any physical activity is considered exercise. But, running a marathon and changing television channels as activities have very different exercise results. Many have active lifestyles--chasing kids around the house, standing and moving at work for an entire shift, or even lifting heavy objects all day---are examples of activities that keep you active. Here’s the BUT. Your body is a smart technology that learns what is a routine level of activity for you and then it accommodates that level. So in order to make exercise a change to improve your health, you will have to do an activity beyond what’s normal for you. For the purposes of improving your health, then let’s define exercise as: An activity beyond your regular daily routine done with the intention of improving your cardiovascular health and to strengthen our body and mind. How much exercise do I need? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity and muscle strengthening activity on 2 or more days of the week. The good news is that aerobic activity can be broken into manageable segments, like 10 minutes at a time, which will yield results and is a great way to begin. And, before starting any exercise for health, I recommend that you talk to your health care provider. How do I know if what I am doing is enough? You should be breathing a little harder than normal and some sweat is great. An objective measure is to make sure that your heart rate is between 50-70% of your maximum when doing moderate exercise. Your maximum heart rate is determined by subtracting your age from 220 bpm (beats per minute.) For example, a 50 year old should have a heart rate between 85 and 119 when performing an activity of moderate intensity [(220 bpm – 50 years x 50-70%] What are some exercises I can do? Walking is great! However, remember you’re trying to get our heart rate up, so pump your arms and pick up your pace. Bike riding and dancing are also great, and swimming and running are examples of more strenuous activities. Here are some additional online sources for information about exercise:; (click getting healthy) ALL OF US AT FIRST CARE MEDICAL CENTER WISH YOU THE BEST OF HEALTH IN 2013! CALL 731-772-3442 TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT WITH ME OR FOR MORE INFORMATION FIRST CARE MEDICAL CENTER 12 15 E. College Street, Brownsville, TN 38012


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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Off the Beaten Path with Jerry Wilson

A musical journey Part One I have been pleasantly surprised at the number of people who have asked me questions pertaining to my career in music. First of all, it is difficult to find a place to begin regarding my inspiration to become a musician. There were no members of my family who were musically inclined as I recall. About all we did together musically was to gather around the old battery operated radio and listened to the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday nights in the early years of my childhood. I also remember the songs that my mama used to sing around the house as she went about conducting her many chores and laboring in the cotton fields. Other musical events that could have played a major role in inspiration may have resulted from the opportunities to perform in school plays and in music appreciations classes. More opportunities to increase my musical desires gained momentum during my high school years, especially by my senior year. That’s when I signed up for high school chorus following a dare from a friend. I later was able to perform with some of the more musically

talented students that included the likes of Joe Sills who went on to become a very talented musician as well as an accomplished bandleader. Another member of this group was Alex Harvey and of course, that was before “Delta Dawn.” After high school, I started working with groups as a spokesperson. The position was more appropriately identified as an emcee or master of ceremonies. My duties freed up the entertainers so that they could concentrate more on entertaining. After spending so much time in direct contact with the shows, I felt a much stronger desire to get into the act. Before this could happen, I had to take care of some business. I had absolutely no extensive training in music and could not play a single instrument. This made it more difficult to get started. Since I could not play in a band and had absolutely nothing to offer, I purchased a cheap guitar that cost about 10 dollars and sent off for one of those “Learn to play the guitar” books. I quickly realized that more hands-on training was necessary for me. There was a man who lived in our community that could play the

guitar very well but his fingers were in bad shape and he didn’t play much. However, Ches agreed to try and teach me. He proved to be a greater teacher than I could imagine. After a few months, I learned a number of chords and keys, especially those that fit into my voice range. As a result, I was able to learn songs and accompany myself on the guitar and build a much stronger confidence level. I continued to use every opportunity to practice in hope of reaching that day when my opportunity would come. I created a catalogue of songs that I could hopefully sing well enough to get my chance. Eventually, the opportunity came and I was able to move to the next level. In the mid 1960s, several things happened that had a lasting effect on the role that music would have in my life. The formation of the Tennessee Hayride, the newly formed WBHT Radio, and the decision to become a family man proved to play a major role in my future at that time. Join me next week as those years are reviewed and see how they progressed and influenced major decisions that would forever change my life.

Yay me! And, Yay Sarah and Jacob! Well, I have survived the first week of working out! I have to admit that, aside from the soreness, I feel better. Not only is it nice to know that I am doing something healthy for myself, it is nice to be able to have a whole hour to myself in the mornings. Well, I’m not really by myself; my sister has been going with me. But, it’s “mommy time.” My sister and I don’t have a lot of time to spend together just the two of us, so it is nice to have that time with her. We motivate each other, and have a lot of fun while doing it. I start the workday off with a feeling of peace. I don’t roll out of bed and directly into the routine of getting two kids and myself ready for school/work anymore. I am also sleeping so much better at night! Now, it has not been easy. The first couple of days were pretty easy, but it went downhill fast from there. However, I won’t give up! My lower legs hurt so bad, especially when I am using stairs. My arms are sore, and I feel bad that I cannot pick up

my children. (Yes, I still pick both of them up on occasion for “big hugs.”) But, the soreness will fade, and I am learning the easiest way to work through the soreness is to get back in the gym and literally work it out. Week two here I come! I have to take a little time to brag on my babies this week. I went to their parent teacher conferences Tuesday, and they are both doing so well in school! Jacob mastered all of the skills he was suppose to for the second nine weeks, and his teacher reported that he is always well behaved. (Good job, Buddy!) Sarah made first honor roll again, and her teacher reported that she is always respectful, polite, and is well behaved. (Good job, Kiddo!) I am so proud of both of them! Keep up the good work, Mommy loves you both! I also have to brag on my nephews, Ethan and Nathan. They both received good reports from their teachers as well. Good job guys! Aunt Jennifer loves you! So, between feeling better about myself and

hearing how sweet my children are at school has made for a pretty good week. I will admit that I am ready for warmer (not HOT) weather. Chuck and I took the kids to my parent’s house Saturday and let them play with Nannie and Grandpa while we went out to lunch. We stopped and bought Jacob his first baseball glove while we were out, and decided to take full advantage of a pretty day. So, we stopped by our house and grabbed our gloves and headed back to my parent’s house. We played ball with Sarah, Jacob, and Ethan Saturday afternoon, and we had such a good time! My poor Jake has to learn that sometimes you get called out at home (bless his heart), but other than that the kids had a blast! I heard, “Hey Uncle Chuck, uuummm, after you visit Nana and Papa can we, uuummmm, play baseball again?” about a hundred times from Ethan. So, warmer weekends are definitely welcome here. I’m tired of being stuck inside on account of the cold!


By 28th Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Clayburn Peeples

Holiday History So, let’s see; it is now the fourth week of the new year, and we’ve already had two holidays, three altogether in the last month, the last being one of the “Monday holidays” that guarantee us a three-day-weekend. And not only that, we’ve got another, Washington’s Birthday, on the horizon, coming up less than four weeks from now. Of course, many, if not most, people work on “holidays”, and many companies don’t observe some of the federally mandated holidays at all, but if you work for any sort of federal, state or local entity, it’s a pretty good bet that you get at least 10 paid “holidays” per year. It all begins, of course, with New Year’s Day, a holiday generally celebrated all around the world. AS with most holidays, we close all nonessential businesses, including the government, for the day, and on this day at least, we watch football, and if the holiday falls on a Saturday, we close all day Friday. If it comes on a Sunday, we close on Monday. Makes it look like tthe day off means more than the holiday itself. That’s how it is for most people, for most holidays, at least for those who work for the government, but even private industry and businesses generally close for the six major federal holidays. They are New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas. Those six days are the most widely observed holidays in America. Oddly enough, the day most often used as a holiday after those six is not a holiday at all; it is the day after Thanksgiving. There are four other federal holidays, but they are not as widely celebrated outside of government. Those four are Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which we observed last weekend, Washington’s Birthday, often erroneously called “Presidents’ Day”, coming up next month, Columbus Day, in October, and Veteran’s Day, on November 11. In Tennessee, we have an additional holiday marked by closing of government offices, Good Friday. Easter has never been designated a holiday, because it always falls on a Sunday, but at least a dozen states observe a Good Friday

holiday. Whether or not it is constitutional to do so is another question, but one for another day. Tennessee’s situation regarding Columbus Day is a bit odd too. It is an official state holiday, but at the discretion of the governor, it may be observed not on the second Monday in October, along with the rest of the nation, but on the day after Thanksgiving instead. When Ned McWherter was governor, he allowed state employees to vote as to which day they preferred, and they overwhelmingly chose the day after Thanksgiving, so that’s when we “officially” celebrate Columbus Day in Tennessee. I mentioned that the rest of the nation celebrates Columbus Day on the second Monday of October. That means it may, but usually won’t, fall on the actual day, October 12. That’s what “Monday holidays” do; they make the actual date on which they occur float along with the calendar. This drives some people crazy, but ever since 1971, The Uniform Holidays Act has mandated that Washington’s Birthday, Memorial Day, Columbus Day, and now Martin Luther King Day will all be observed on a Monday. Congress originally added Veteran’s Day to that list, but veterans’ organizations raised such a ruckus over the change that after four years they went back to always celebrating it on November 11. Because of the configuration Congress set up, Washington’s Birthday, the third

Monday in February, never falls on Washington’s actual birthday, February 22. That may be one reason people insist on calling it Presidents’ Day. Abraham Lincoln’s birthday is February 12, and somehow people have gotten the idea that he is being honored too. Not so. Officially it is Washington’s day only. Memorial Day and Labor Day, bookends of summer, as they say, are perfect for Monday holidays, but Columbus Day has become so controversial that some want to even do away with it. Several states, as a matter of fact, have, and Tennessee, as I mentioned earlier, uses the holiday to stretch out Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving, by the way, is the only holiday that always fall on Thursday , fourth Thursday in November, and Independence Day is always July 4, regardless of the day of the week on which it falls. I think that covers them all. Next up for us is Washington’s Birthday, February 18 this year, but don’t forget that federal holidays aren’t the only ones there are. So here’s a word of advice for all you guys out there. There’s another very important holiday coming up next month, and no, I’m not talking about Groundhog Day. You know what it is; it’s Valentine’s Day, and woe to the man who forgets. Don’t take chances; buy her a present now, and make it nice. Otherwise, you might be spending the Washington’s Birthday holiday weekend alone.


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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Mr and Mrs Willie L. Reed married 69 years Mr. Earl Thomas “Billy” Rosson Date of Death - January 19, 2013

Mr. Earl Thomas “Billy” Rosson, age 85, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday,

January 19, 2013, in the Bells Retirement Home. He was preceded in death by his parents: Walter Rosson and Willie Leather Wiley Rosson; his wife: Viola Patterson Rosson; three brothers: Arland Rosson, Ewing “Bam” Rosson, and Howard Rosson; two sisters: Alice Tinker, and Irene Petty. Funeral services were held at the BrownsvilleBells Funeral Homes Chapel in BellsJanuary

20, 2013 with Bro. Mark Howard officiating. Burial followed in Walnut Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Rosson is survived by his daughter: Diane Outlaw Lyle and her husband, Jack of Brownsville; his sister: Winnie Blurton of Memphis; two grandchildren: Rhonda Wilson and Julie Ingram and five greatgrandchildren.

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Ms. Daisy Marie Burton Byrd Date of Death - January 21, 2013 Ms. Daisy Marie Burton Byrd, age 92, of Halls passed away on Monday, January 21,

2013 in the Dyersburg Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday, January

24 at 10:00 a.m. at Halls Funeral Home. Interment will be in Eastside Cemetery in Martin.

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Congratulations to Willie Louis and Lue Birder Reed on 69 years of marriage. On Saturday January 19th, 2013 the Reeds celebrated this great occasion with family at home. The Reeds have lived

in the the Nutbush community since the 1940’s. They are members of the Chapel Hill MB Church. They have 9 children, 36 grandchildren and 39 greatgrand children. They raised all their children

to be God fearing and hard working people. We want to say thank you for all you have done and to God be the glory! Love your, Children, Grandchildren & Great Grands

Ms. Annie Mae Dancy Date of Death - January 13, 2013

Mr. William Gene Hobock Sr. Date of Death - January 19, 2013 Mr. William Gene Hobock Sr., age 78, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital in

Bartlett. Graveside services were conducted under the direction of the Brownsville-Bells

Funeral Homes on Monday, January 21, 2013 in Brownsville Memorial Gardens.

Ms. Annie Mae Dancy, 60, died Sunday, January 13, 2013, at Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.

Services were Saturday, January 19, 2013, at Douglas Chapel C. M. E. Church in Stanton, under the direction of

Rawls Funeral Home. Interment was in Douglas Chapel Cemetery in Stanton.

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Mrs. Johnie Mae Singleton-Gill Date of Death - January 15, 2013

Mr. Jarves Lamar Gause Date of Death - January 20, 2013 Mr. Jarves Lamar Gause, age 24, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013 in Brownsville.

Funeral services, under the direction of Currie’s Funeral Home, will be Saturday, January 26 at 2:30 p.m.

at Brown Creek Baptist Church in Brownsville. Interment will follow at Brown Creek Cemetery in Brownsville.

Mrs. Johnnie Mae Singleton-Gill, 67, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at her residence in Brownsville.

Services, under the direction of Rawls Funeral Home, were held Saturday, January 19, 2013, at Brownsville

Community Baptist Church in Brownsville. Interment was in Lebanon Cemetery in Brownsville.

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Brownsville States Graphic (Brownsville, Tenn.) January 24, 2013

Mr. Donald Wayne Landreth Mr. Eddie Lee West Date of Death - January 20, 2013 Mr. Eddie Lee West, 23, died Sunday, January 20, 2013 in Brownsville. Services will be Saturday, January 26, 2013, at 11:00

A. M. at Holy Deliverance Church in Brownsville. Interment will be in Knights of Pythias Cemetery in Brownsville.

There will be a visitation on Friday, January 25, 2013, from 6:00 P. M. until 8:00 P. M. at Rawls Funeral Home in Brownsville.

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Mr. Martavious Terrez Robinson Date of Death - January 20, 2013 January 27, 2013, at 2:00 P. M. at First Baptist Church in Brownsville. Interment will be in Rosenwald Cemetery in Brownsville.

Mr. Donald “Donnie” Wayne Landreth, age 62, passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2013 in Paducah, Kentucky.

Mrs. Virginia Bumpus Fletcher Date of Death - January 15, 2013

There will be a visitation on Saturday, January 26, 2013, from 5:00 P. M. until 7:00 P. M. at Rawls Funeral Home in Brownsville.

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Mr. Claude Ray “Jimmy” Lewis Date of Death - January 21, 2013 the Lauderdale Community Hospital in Ripley. Funeral services will be held Friday January

25 at 10:00 a.m. at Halls Funeral Home. Interment will be in Archer’s Chapel Cemetery in Halls.

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Pastor Shirley Jean Richmond Date of Death - January 19, 2013 Pastor Shirley Jean Richmond, age 52, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013 in the Haywood Park Community Hospital in Brownsville.

Funeral services, under the direction of Currie’s Funeral Home, were Wednesday, January 23 at the First Baptist Church of Brownsville

20, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. with Bro. David Reeves officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Whiteville.

(Brownsville, Tenn.) January 24, 2013

(Brownsville, Tenn.) January 24, 2013

Mr. Claude Ray “Jimmy” Lewis, age 72, of Gates passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013 in

Funeral services were conducted, under the direction of the BrownsvilleBells Funeral Home, on Sunday, January Brownsville States Graphic

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Mr. Martavious Terrez Robinson, 23, died Sunday, January 20, 2013, in Brownsville. Services will be Sunday,

Date of Death - January 17, 2013

with Pastor Lee Harvey, Jr. officiating. Interment followed in the Douglas Chapel Cemetery in Stanton.

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Mrs. Virginia Bumpus Fletcher, age 90, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2013 in the Maplewood Healthcare Center in Jackson. Funeral services were held January 19, 2013 in the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home. Burial followed in Oakwood Cemetery. Mrs. Fletcher graduated from Lambuth University

and taught in public schools throughout Mississippi and West Tennessee. She attended Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson. Mrs. Fletcher is preceded in death by her husband: Walter Frank Fletcher, Jr., and her parents: Roger L. and Johnnie Riales Bumpus. She is survived by three sons: Frank Fletcher, III, Camden, Roger L. Fletcher (Melissa) Medina, John R. Fletcher, Jackson, five grandchildren: Ginny Fletcher, Martha Gurley, Andy Fletcher, Lee Fletcher, Micah Fletcher and six greatgrandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Holly Grove Baptist Church, 8488 Poplar Corner Rd. Bells, TN 38006.

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December unemployment rate 7.6 percent State unemployment rate lowest since 2008 Tennessee Commissioner of Labor & Workforce Development Karla Davis announced today Tennessee’s unemployment rate for December was 7.6 percent and remained constant from the November revised rate of 7.6 percent. The national unemployment rate for December 2012 was 7.8 percent and was also unchanged from the previous month. Economic Summary: Tennessee's December unemployment rate remained constant at 7.6 percent and is the lowest Ten-

nessee unemployment rate since October 2008. The number of unemployed persons (235,700) is the lowest since October 2008. The number of employed persons (2,879,600) is the highest since March 2008. Over the past year, Tennessee's unemployment rate declined from 8.5 percent to 7.6 percent (-0.9 percentage point) while the national rate declined from 8.5 percent to 7.8 percent (-0.7 percentage point). Total nonfarm employment increased 6,000 jobs from November to De-

cember, with increases in leisure/hospitality, manufacturing, and mining/ logging/construction. There were decreases in administrative/support/waste services, retail trade, and state government. Over the year, total nonfarm employment increased 36,400 jobs, with increases in manufacturing, health care/social assistance, and accommodation/ food services. There were decreases in wholesale trade, financial activities, and arts/entertainment/ recreation.

Tennessee unemployment benefit Tax information now available 1099-G forms PROVIDED ONLINE AND mailed to claimants

Recipients of Tennessee unemployment benefits during 2012 will be able to access the information they need for

income tax purposes on the state Department of Labor & Workforce Development homepage:

ui1099/ <> on Saturday, January 19, 2013. They can also go straight to the login page: https://tdlwd. aspx <https://tdlwd. aspx>. By entering their birth date or the same PIN they used to certify or inquire on their unemployment claim, claimants can view a summary of total

unemployment benefits paid to them, view the total amount of federal income tax withheld, and print a summary of this information. The department also began mailing the IRS Form 1099-G to more than 245,888 benefit recipients on January 14, 2013. The forms will reach claimants no later than January 31, 2013. The U.S. Postal Service will not forward 1099-G

forms. Recipients of unemployment benefits are not required to submit a copy of their 1099-G form with their income tax return. If claimants do not receive their form in the mail and do not have access to the Internet, any Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Career Center allows use of a computer to print the

needed form. Claimants unable to visit a Career Center and not having Internet access may send a written request, including their name, address, date of birth, Social Security number, and phone number, with signature, to Special Services Unit TN Department of Labor & Workforce Development 220 French Landing Drive Nashville, TN 37243-1002

Cliff Creek Road brush fire ADK sorority met ADK sorority met on January 10th in the home of Nicole Henderson. Co-hostesses Jessie Warren and Krista

Parker served a choice of delicious desserts and beverages to the 19 members who were present. President Amanda Stanley opened the meeting after the devotion was given. Business included

discussion of plans for our regional ADK spring meeting, which will be held in Jackson or Brownsville in April and other activities that will take place during the remainder of this year.

PUBLIC NOTICE Teknor Apex Tennessee Company has applied to the Tennessee Division of Air Pollution Control (TDAPC) for a significant modification to their major source operating permit subject to the provisions of paragraph 1200-03-09-.02(11) of the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations (also frequently referred to as Title V regulations). A major source (Title V) operating permit is required by both the Federal Clean Air Act and the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations. It should be noted that this facility has a current major source (Title V) operating permit. The applicant is Teknor Apex Tennessee Company with a site address of 751 Dupree Street, Brownsville, TN 38012. They seek to obtain a significant modification to their major source operating permit for their specialty chemicals plant. The significant modification involves the addition of a new natural gas fired boiler. EPA has agreed to treat this draft Part 70 permit modification as a proposed Part 70 permit modification and to perform its 45-day review provided by the law concurrently with the public notice period. If any substantive comments are received, EPA’s 45-day review period will cease to be performed concurrently with the public notice period. EPA’s 45-day review period will start once the public notice period has been completed and EPA receives notification from the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Division that comments have been received and resolved. Whether EPA’s 45-day review period is performed concurrently with the public comment period or after the public comment period has ended, the deadline for citizens’ petitions to the EPA Administrator will be determined as if EPA’s 45-day review period is performed after the public comment period has ended (i.e., sequentially). The status regarding EPA’s 45-day review of this project and the deadline for submitting a citizen’s petition can be found at the following website address: A copy of the application materials used by the TDAPC and a copy of the draft / proposed permit are available for public inspection during normal business hours at the following locations: Elma Ross Public Library 1011 East Main Street Brownsville, TN 38012-2652


Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Division of Air Pollution Control 9th Floor, L & C Annex 401 Church Street Nashville, TN 37243-1531

Also, if you require a copy of the draft / proposed permit it is available electronically by accessing the TDEC internet site located at: Interested parties are invited to review these materials and comment. In addition, a public hearing may be requested at which written or oral presentations may be made. To be considered, written comments or requests for a public hearing must be made within thirty (30) days of the date of this notice and should be addressed to Mr. Barry R. Stephens, P.E., Director, Tennessee Division of Air Pollution Control, 9th Floor, L & C Annex, 401 Church Street, Nashville, Tennessee 37243-1531. Questions concerning this source may be directed to Mr. J. Fuss at the above address or by calling (615)-532-0554. A final determination will be made after weighing all relevant comments.

The Brownsville Fire Department responded to a brush fire on Cliff Creek Road Wednesday, January 23. According to sources, the homeowner was burning a pile of leaves when the fire spread and quickly got out of control. Photos by Jennifer Willis

Individuals with disabilities who wish to participate in these proceedings (or to review these filings) should contact the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation to discuss any auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate such participation. Such contact may be in person, by writing, telephone, or other means, and should be made no less than ten days prior to the end of the public comment period to allow time to provide such aid or services. Contact the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation ADA Coordinator, 12th Floor, 401 Church Street, Nashville, TN 37243, 1-866-253-5827. Hearing impaired callers may use the Tennessee Relay Service, 1-(800)-848-0298.

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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Weekly Devotional “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.” 2 Timothy 3:16 Notice what Paul is telling Timothy here. Scripture is enough for “the man of God may be complete, equipped for EVERY good work.” There is nothing that we must do that Scripture doesn’t prepare us for. There is no good work that a believer must engage in which is not clearly defined in Scripture. It is easy to say things like, “We must walk in obedience to God,” or “we must live according to God’s Word,” but it is much more difficult to actually live it out when God’s will is clearly telling you to do something you don’t really want to do. We look for any loophole to allow us to subvert God’s revealed will and replace it with our own. We cry, “God, tell me what to do,” when He has already spoken but we simply don’t want to accept it. What has God told you? Jason Velotta - Christ Church ASSEMBLY OF GOD DANCYVILLE ASSEMBLY OF GOD 13925 Hwy 76 North FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD 700 N. Dupree Ave. • 772-1242 BAPTIST ALLEN BAPTIST 5533 U.S. Hwy. 79 N. • 772-3930 ANTIOCH BAPTIST 8432 Hwy. 79 N. • 772-5682 ANTIOCH BAPTIST Tibbs Community Church 9327 Tibbs Rd BETHESDA MISSIONARY BAPTIST 126 Baxter St. • 772-3388

BAPTIST 1230 E. Jefferson St. • 772-8027 MACEDONIA BAPTIST 103 Macedonia Rd. • 772-4770 MERCER BAPTIST 1201 S. Dupree Ave. • 772-2536 NEW HOPE BAPTIST 586 Bond Ferry Rd. • 772-5616 NEW REVELATION MISSIONARY BAPTIST 400 Rawls St. • 772-1020 NEW VISION COMMUNITY 612 Fulton Rd. • 772-2663 OAKVIEW BAPTIST Winfield Lane • 772-3933

BLUFF CREEK BAPTIST 3480 Dr. Hess Rd. • 772-6433

PEACEFUL CHAPEL MB 1221 Fairground Rd. 8 • 772-9473

BROWNS CREEK BAPTIST 673 Brown Creek Rd. • 772-2288

POPLAR CORNER BAPTIST 1010 Boyd Ave. • 772-0950

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

SHAW’S CHAPEL BAPTIST 3772 Shaw Chapel Rd. • 772-7738

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

SNIPES GROVE BAPTIST 1272 Thornton Rd. • 772-5825

CALVARY BAPTIST 624 Hatchie St. • 772-0192 CANE CREEK BAPTIST 1904 Cane Creek Road • 772-1033 CHAPEL HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST 1077 Shaw Loop • 772-4840 FIRST BAPTIST 311 E. Jefferson St. • 772-1187 FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST 294 Friendship Rd. • 772-8060 GOOD HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 554 HILLVILLE RD • 731-254-9818 HARMONY BAPTIST CHURCH 4684 Eurekaton Rd. • 731-254-8746 126 N. Dupree Ave. • 772-4826 HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST Hickory Grove Haynes Rd. • 772-1259 HOLLY GROVE BAPTIST 8488 Poplar Corner Road • 772-2627

STANTON BAPTIST CHURCH 107 Covington Rd. • 548-6015 ST. PAUL BAPTIST 4270 Hwy. 76 S. • 72-1149 UPPER SALEM BAPTIST 81 Coburn Rd. • 772-6538

CHURCH OF GOD CHURCH OF GOD BROWNSVILLE 1155 Berkley Dr • 7 772-5531 FELLOWSHIP CHURCH OF GOD 221 S. Russell St. • 779-9585 ST. JAMES CHURCH OF GODCHRIST 305 W. Thomas St. • 772-0354

BETHEL SUCCESS 19 N. Court Square • 772-0239 CHRIST CHURCH OF BROWNSVILLE 2120 Anderson Ave. • 772-9933

EPISCOPAL CHRIST EPISCOPAL 140 N. Washington Ave. • 772-9156 JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES KINGDOM HALL - JEHOVAH’S WITNESS 1040 Boyd Ave. •772-6499 METHODIST BROWNSVILLE DISTRICT UMC 1489 E. Main St. • 772-9882 DANCYVILLE C.M.E. CHURCH 3515 Dancyville Rd. • 5486725 DOUGLAS CHAPEL C.M.E. CHURCH 3659 Stanton - Koko Rd. • 731-548-6800 FARMERS CHAPEL CME 107 N. Wilson Ave. • 772-3056

WOODLAND BAPTIST 885 Woodland Church Rd. • 772-5004

MT. PLEASANT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 315 Mt. Pleasant Rd • 254- 9518

WOODLAWN BAPTIST Hwy. 19 • 772-3530

PROSPECT CME 10010 Hwy. 76 S. • 772-4426

ZION BAPTIST 1733 Upper Zion Rd. • 772-4211

PROSPECT CME #1 2656 Prospect Lane • 772-9070

CATHOLIC ST. JOHN’S CATHOLIC 910 N. Washington Ave. • 772-3514


CHURCH OF CHRIST 1238 Thorton Rd. • 772-3344

UNION GROVE UNITED METHODIST 8118 Hwy 70 E. • 772-5168

LONDON BRANCH BAPTIST London Branch Rd. • 772-2283


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LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE FOR TRUTH 1143 Tammbell St. • 772-8101 ZION TEMPLE 1117 Friendship Rd. • 772-3295

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

STANTON UNITED METHODIST 115 Covington St. • 234-4914

IGLESIA BAUTISTA CRISTO REY 1458 E. Main St. • 772-6024

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

GREATER NEW BIRTH OF CHRIST 505 Tyus St. • 772-8247

MARVIN CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST 588 Marvin Chapel Rd. • 772-6146

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

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

GREAT HEIGHTS 1274 Thornton Rd. • 779-9689

FIRST UNITED METHODIST 117 E. Franklin St. • 772-0365

KEELING BAPTIST CHURCH 16675 Hwy 70 West • 731-608-0833

CHRIST TEMPLE APOSTOLIC 404 E. Cherry St. • 772-0064

FIRST HOLINESS CHURCH 205 E. Jefferson Street • 772-8002

WILLOW GROVE BAPTIST Jackson Hwy. • 772-4644




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Anderson Early Child Center gets Smart Boards Research has shown that technology enhances education for 21st century instruction. Anderson Early Child Center supports this. Five kindergarten teachers were awarded Smartboards this semester. Elizabeth Becraft, Chrissy Carl, Nicole Henderson, Jessie Warren, and Jennifer White wrote proposals on how technology can raise student achievement and

were selected by a team of their peers. Anderson did fundraisers to raise money to purchase the Smartboards and the Board of Education offered support, too. Also, the Special Education Department has added three Smartboards to support instruction, using technology. Connie Allen, Wendy Hopper, and Adrain Christopher are the recipients.

Anderson students learn a dinosaur dance Kelly Key’s kindergarten class recently completed a unit on dinosaurs. They read many books and studied many facts about

dinosaurs, continents, and our earth millions of years ago. As a treat for all this learning and reading, they learned a dance called the “Sid Shuffle”

Student of the Week Rashad Mann, son of Veronika and Michael Cobb, is the Haywood High School Student of the Week. Rashad, a senior, is a member of HHS Show Choir, the Beta Club, Spanish Club, AFJROTC and the Academic Decathlon team. He is also serving as the Senior Class president. Rashad enjoys reading, singing, doing crossword puzzles and helping others. He plans to attend the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and major in chemical engineering. “Rashad is very responsible, respectful, and cooperative. He is truly a leader in the Academic Decathlon class, and he always behaves like a gentleman. I know Rashad will be successful in life,” Miss Glynn Bridgewater said.

after Sid the dinosaur in their school reading book. Sid wishes he had been as good as these guys at dancing! Here are some cute pictures!

Rashad Mann

PUBLIC NOTICE Teknor Apex Tennessee Company has applied to the Tennessee Division of Air Pollution Control (TDAPC) for a significant modification to their major source operating permit subject to the provisions of paragraph 1200-03-09-.02(11) of the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations (also frequently referred to as Title V regulations). A major source (Title V) operating permit is required by both the Federal Clean Air Act and the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Regulations. It should be noted that this facility has a current major source (Title V) operating permit. The applicant is Teknor Apex Tennessee Company with a site address of 751 Dupree Street, Brownsville, TN 38012. They seek to obtain a significant modification to their major source operating permit for their specialty chemicals plant. The significant modification involves the addition of a new natural gas fired boiler.

HHS Basketball Tomcats name Homecoming Court Members of the Haywood High School Tomcat Basketball Homecoming court are (from left) third maid, Cierra Woods; first maid, Idalias Flagg; Queen Sarah Tillman; and second maid, Autumn Bond.

EPA has agreed to treat this draft Part 70 permit modification as a proposed Part 70 permit modification and to perform its 45-day review provided by the law concurrently with the public notice period. If any substantive comments are received, EPA’s 45-day review period will cease to be performed concurrently with the public notice period. EPA’s 45-day review period will start once the public notice period has been completed and EPA receives notification from the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Division that comments have been received and resolved. Whether EPA’s 45-day review period is performed concurrently with the public comment period or after the public comment period has ended, the deadline for citizens’ petitions to the EPA Administrator will be determined as if EPA’s 45-day review period is performed after the public comment period has ended (i.e., sequentially). The status regarding EPA’s 45-day review of this project and the deadline for submitting a citizen’s petition can be found at the following website address: A copy of the application materials used by the TDAPC and a copy of the draft / proposed permit are available for public inspection during normal business hours at the following locations: Elma Ross Public Library 1011 East Main Street Brownsville, TN 38012-2652


Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Division of Air Pollution Control 9th Floor, L & C Annex 401 Church Street Nashville, TN 37243-1531

Also, if you require a copy of the draft / proposed permit it is available electronically by accessing the TDEC internet site located at: Interested parties are invited to review these materials and comment. In addition, a public hearing may be requested at which written or oral presentations may be made. To be considered, written comments or requests for a public hearing must be made within thirty (30) days of the date of this notice and should be addressed to Mr. Barry R. Stephens, P.E., Director, Tennessee Division of Air Pollution Control, 9th Floor, L & C Annex, 401 Church Street, Nashville, Tennessee 37243-1531. Questions concerning this source may be directed to Mr. J. Fuss at the above address or by calling (615)-532-0554. A final determination will be made after weighing all relevant comments. Individuals with disabilities who wish to participate in these proceedings (or to review these filings) should contact the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation to discuss any auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate such participation. Such contact may be in person, by writing, telephone, or other means, and should be made no less than ten days prior to the end of the public comment period to allow time to provide such aid or services. Contact the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation ADA Coordinator, 12th Floor, 401 Church Street, Nashville, TN 37243, 1-866-253-5827. Hearing impaired callers may use the Tennessee Relay Service, 1-(800)-848-0298.

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“The Brownsville Group” attends President Obama’s inauguration

Pictured above are members of a traveling party (“The Brownsville Group”) from Haywood and surrounding counties, arriving home from a historic fun-filled Photo by Jennifer Willis weekend attending the second inauguration of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. ARTICLE SUBMITTED BY JOHN ASHWORTH AND TRACY TAYLOR There are not enough words to describe the experience we had this past weekend as we traveled to watch the second inauguration of President Barack Obama. We were a part of a historic event that will never be erased from our memories. “The Brownsville Group” departed from the Justice Complex on Friday January 18th, and arrived in Washington DC on Saturday afternoon. The

Brownsville group was especially rewarded during Sunday’s tour as they entered Arlington Cemetery just moments prior to the arrival of the Presidential motorcade. We were feet away from President Barack H. Obama & Vice President Joe Biden as their motorcade came by. They waved at us and other bystanders. They were there to place a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. We also saw the Kennendy’s burial sight, Tombs of the

Unknown Soldiers, & many others.The Brownsville Group was rewarded with President Obama actually waiving to them as his and the Vice President’s vehicles drove past. Sunday afternoon’s activities were capped with their attendance at the Martin Luther King Memorial site ceremony. This ceremony was especially significant to this group as the major historic players from the 1960’s civil rights era were on the program. Included were: Reverends Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton,

Dick Gregory, Chris Tucker, Jamie Foxx as well as Dr. King’s son, Martin Luther King II. Monday was the highlight of it all as the Brownsville Group joined over a million other attendees on the National Mall to listen and watch as President Barack Obama was sworn in the second time. This was an especially moving and memorable trip for the attendees, who also took time to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall and remember the 10 Haywood Countians on

Lady Michelle Obama waving excitedly to the crowd. Again we were feet away as they gracefully walked the streets. Then along came Vice President Joe Biden, energetically running down the streets as his wife Jill Biden casually walked & waived to the bystanders. God was definitely on our side during the entire time. We definitely want to give Mrs. Diana Jarrett & Ms. Carla Musgrave a VERY special thank you for having the vision to coordinate such a wonderful trip.

the wall, in addition to the MLK Celebration and Inauguration of our 44th President. Lastly a few of us attended the parade on Pennsylvania Avenue. Again we were blessed to be there because we did not have tickets for the event, but were allowed to go in after going through the security process. After our group entered, security closed the gates. Various military bands performed. Then along came the Secret Service vehicles and the next faces we saw were President Obama & First

Tennessee Saw Increase in Traffic Fatalities in 2012 Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security officials today joined representatives from the state’s Department of Transportation and Governor’s Highway Safety Office to announce the preliminary number of traffic fatalities in 2012. Early figures indicate there was an increase in vehicular deaths on Tennessee roadways last year. These figures include all vehicular fatalities in Tennessee reported by law enforcement agencies across the state. In 2012, there were 1,019 traffic-related deaths in Tennessee, representing the third lowest figure since 1963 when 941 people were killed as a result of a crash. However, last year’s preliminary number of traffic deaths marks an 8.8 percent increase, compared to 2011, when there was a record-low number of 937 vehicular fatalities. “We recorded the lowest number of traffic deaths in 48 years in 2011. We knew those figures would be difficult to replicate. However, despite last year’s increase, traffic fatalities in Tennessee have declined by nearly 24 percent since 2004. The downward trend indicates that we are moving in the right direction, but we must do better,” Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons said. "When we began posting the fatality numbers on

our message boards, our number one goal was to make drivers think about risky behavior that could cost them their lives," TDOT Commissioner John Schroer said. "In addition to raising awareness, we are also investing millions of dollars in projects to improve safety across the state." Tennessee has experienced a decline in roadway incidents in several categories over the past decade. Since 2004, overall traffic crashes have dropped by 7.8 percent across the state; traffic fatalities involving large trucks have decreased by 39.5 percent since 2005; all-terrain vehicle (ATV) deaths have declined by 50 percent since 2008; and pedestrian fatalities have decreased by 19 percent over the past year. Also, impaired driving fatalities have fallen 31.8 percent from 2007 to 2011 in Tennessee. In 2012, preliminary statistics indicate 246 people were killed in alcohol-related crashes across the state (24.1%). Additionally, Tennessee State Troopers had increased their number of DUI arrests by 25.4 percent last year over 2011. “Impaired driving and seat belt usage continues to cause a major concern for the law enforcement community and highway safety advocates,” THP Colonel Tracy Trott said. “Our agency will continue to

focus on these traffic safety issues with seat belt saturations, sobriety checkpoints and ‘No Refusal’ enforcement campaigns in 2013. We only hope the citizens of Tennessee help us in this effort to save lives – buckle up and don’t drink and drive,” he added. In Tennessee, unrestrained motorists accounted for more than half (52.7%) of vehicle occupants killed in 2012. Other contributing factors in fatal crashes included speed and distracted driving, with 141 and 56 deaths, respectively. “Distracted driving is the number one killer of teens nationwide,” GHSO Director Kendell Poole said. “Last year, teen traffic fatalities increased just over 10 percent in Tennessee. Our goal is to coordinate safety initiatives with state and local law enforcement partners to educate the public on responsible habits on the road, including enforcements and safety messages on seat belt usage and impaired and distracted driving.” Another area of concern is the number of motorcycle fatalities, which have more than tripled in Tennessee in the last 14 years. Last year, 138 motorcyclists lost their lives on state roadways, compared to 114 motorcyclist deaths in 2011. That’s a 21.1 percent spike in motorcyclist fatalities. “Drinking and driving

is not just a problem for motorists in passenger vehicles,” Colonel Trott said. “Of the 138 motorcycle fatalities in Tennessee last year, 20.3 percent of them were alcohol-related. We hope to reduce serious injury and fatal crashes amongst motorcyclists in 2013, by focusing on education and enforcing impaired driving laws.” According to the National Safety Council (NSC),

traffic fatalities increased by five percent nationally in the first 11 months of 2012. Besides Tennessee, preliminary statistics indicated increases in roadway deaths were experienced in several surrounding states, including: Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina and Virginia. Preliminary statistics indicate 36 people have died on Tennessee roadways in 2013, the same figure as

this time last year. THP Statewide Performance Measures: Performance Measure 2011 2012 All Crashes Investigated 27,202 26,715 Injury Crashes Investigated 10,079 9,853 Alcohol Impaired Crashes (THP Only) 1,943 2,095 Traffic Fatalities 937 1,019 DUI Arrests 4,691 5,882 Total Citations 312,581 363,584 Seat Belt/CRD Citations 30,169 47,407

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Tomcats rout Gibson County By JEFF IRELAND Thirty seconds into Haywood's home game Tuesday night against Gibson County, Tomcat head coach Kendall Dancy called timeout with his team down 2-0. He had a few stern words for this team. Whatever he said apparently worked. Haywood answered with an 18-2 run, which included eight points from Sadarius Delk, and went on to blow out the Pioneers, 86-48. The Tomcats' (12-10 overall, 7-5 district) District 13-AA win broke a three-game losing streak that came at the hands of Covington, Fayette-Ware and Westview, three of the state's top ranked teams. “We needed a win tonight,” Dancy said. “We've played some top ranked teams. The guys are understanding their roles and responsibilities.” Delk, who finished with a game-high 22

points, scored six straight points in the first quarter as Haywood went on a 10-0 run to go ahead 104. Montravious Maclin, who scored all eight of his points in the first quarter, which Haywood won 298. The Tomcats led 4728 at the half and 78-37 through three quarters. A running clock was used for most of the fourth quarter with lead hovering around 40 points. Kyler Douglas scored 10 of his 14 points in the third quarter. Jordon Varnado hit a 3-pointer in the third quarter and finished with 15 points. Kendal Middlebrooks scored 10 for the Tomcats. The win solidified Haywood's fourth place spot in the district standings. With six district games to go, starting with Friday night's game at sixth-place Dyersburg, Haywood still has a chance to move up in the standings.

If the season were to end today, the Tomcats would play Ripley in the first round of the district tournament. Haywood plays at Ripley on Feb. 1. Dancy said his team is rounding into from as the postseason approaches. “They know what to expect from me, but they need to know what to expect from each other to be good teammates,” Dancy said. “Their skin's getting a little thicker. They're accepting criticism from me and their teammates a lot better.” Haywood will host Crockett County on Tuesday and will travel to Obion County on Feb. 2 in a make-up game. In other recent action: • Haywood lost a nondistrict game at home Saturday night to Fayette-Ware, 69-55. FayetteWare led 37-24 at the half and maintained its lead in the second half. Douglas led the Tomcats with 15 points and Alandis Delk added 12. • The Tomcats traveled to Martin last Friday and

Photo by Jeff Ireland Haywood junior Sadarius Delk maneuvers in the paint for two his 22 points in the Tomcats rout of Gibson County Tuesday night in Brownsville. dropped a 79-70 decision to the Chargers. Sadarius Delk led the Tomcats with

24 points. A steal and score by Kendal Middlebrooks gave the Tomcats a lead

in the fourth quarter, but the Chargers pulled away down the stretch.

Lady Tomcats defeat Fayette-Ware By JEFF IRELAND The Lady Tomcats picked up their second win of the season at home on Saturday. Haywood (2-12) held off a late charge from Fayette-Ware and held on for a 75-69 nondistrict win. Idalias Flagg Haywood's Madison Smith goes up for a shot during action Tuesday night at home against Gibson County. Photo by Jeff Ireland

scored six of her 12 points in the fourth quarter to help the Lady Tomcats secure the win. Calandia Reid, who finished with nine points, scored five in the final frame. Kaayla Cunningam scored five of her 11 in the fourth quarter. Sierra Green led Haywood with 13 points. Janita Springfield was the game's high scorer with 21. Haywood led 39-26 at the half before FayetteWare made things interesting with a big third quarter. In other action: • Gibson County

defeated Haywood in Brownsville on Tuesday night, 68-33, in District 13-AA action. Cunningham led Haywood with eight points and Green chipped in six. Cara Beth Holt hit three 3-pointers in the first quarter as the Lady Pioneers jumped out to a 25-6 lead. • Haywood lost at Westview on Friday night, 65-27. Aleicia Johnson led Haywood with 10 points and Cunningham added five. Teddy Vincent paced the Lady Chargers with 21.

Lady Warriors rally past Munford By JEFF IRELAND The Haywood Middle School girls team got its biggest challenge of the season last Thursday in Tipton County. Munford Middle School led Haywood by 10 points early in the fourth quarter, but Haywood answered with a 15-3 run sparked by Jamira Shutes and left town with a 36-35 win. Haywood moved to 14-0 overall and 9-0 in conference play with the win. The conference tournament begins this week in Dyersburg. Munford had a chance to send the game into overtime, but missed a free throw with four seconds left on the clock. Haywood trailed 27-17 when Wandaryku Young

hit a bucket and Jamira Shutes followed with seven straight points, including a 3-pointer with 4:18 left in the game that gave the Lady Warriors its first lead at 28-27. Munford tied the game twice down the stretch. Young and Rashaada Dancy each scored buckets in the final minute to help Haywood maintain its lead. Shutes led Haywood with 20 points, including two 3's and 13 points in the second half. Takiyah Benton hit a 3-pointer for Haywood in the first quarter cut a 6-0 Munford lead in half. The Haywood boys moved to 14-0 and 9-0 with little trouble, jumping out to a 9-2 lead after one quarter en route to a 45-16 victory. Jalin Turner scored

eight points in the second quarter, including six straight, as Haywood built a 22-7 halftime lead. Turner finished with 10 points. Haywood held Munford Middle to no field goals in the first and third quarters and led 29-8 after three quarters. Shuraveun Hines led Haywood with 13 points and Dedric Boyd added eight. The boys also begin conference tournament play this week. Sectional play begins Feb. 2 for both teams. Lady Warrior Montasia Walker makes her way to the basket during Haywood's 3635 win over Munford Middle. Photo by Jeff Ireland

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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Hillville - Eurekaton News By Vicki Williams The Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Women met on Wednesday, January 9, in the home of Barney and Vickie Garrett. The ladies were treated to a wonderful meal by Vickie Garrett. The ladies planned for the 2013 year. Those in attendance were Barbara Hayes, Lillie Goodman, Marcia Watson, Peggy Lewis, Sue Goodman and I. Twenty eight senior adults enjoyed a fish fry at the home of Jerry and Brenda Morris on Goodman Road Thursday, January 17. The Scratch and Dig is still up and running at the Hillville Community Center. Whatever your need may be I am sure Ms. Opal Watson can help you out. For more information, contact Ms. Opal at 2549295. The Haywood County Relay for Life Committee and Team Captains met Thursday, January 10, at the Delta Room. I attended on behalf of LASCO. The Relay for Life event has been scheduled for Saturday, June 8. Travis, Krystle and I traveled to Dyersburg Saturday, January 12, to

attend the 4th birthday party of our great niece, Gracie Williams. My niece, Hayley Roten, enjoyed spending the weekend with her friend, Georgia McBride and attended church at Mt. Pleasant Sunday January 13 and rode home with Travis and I from church. Following church Sunday, January 13, Travis, Krystle and I visited with Aunt Pattie Coburn in Crestview Nursing Home. Sue Goodman and I traveled to Alamo Saturday, January 19 to attend the Brownsville District UMW Spiritual Growth Retreat. Lindia Speer was the facilitator on the Sermon on the Mount. Danny and Marcia Watson were also in attendance. Sympathy to the family of Mr. Jimmy Bishop, Mrs. Virginia Fletcher, Mrs. Deborah Coulston, Mrs. Willie Holloway, Mrs. Annie Dancy and Mrs. Johnnie Gill, in the loss of their loved ones. Prayer requests this week include Jimmy Littlejohn, Annette Goodman, Luther Austin, Virginia Hayes, Jimmy Pope, Jena Antwine, B.K. Kelly, Joyce Goodman,

Lynn Whittiemore, Enid Powell, Dorothy Bruce, Pattie Coburn, Anneli Meyers, Roscoe Martin, Ceree Canady, Carol Bruce, Christine Glover, Odis and Bonnie Elrod, the nation and the community, In closing, “How are you living up to our family name: Christian?” This is our Thought for the Week as published in the Upper Room Directory by Stephen Wilson of Ohio. In the Bible we read of various people receiving new names. God changed Abram to Abraham, Sarai to Sarah, Jacob to Israel and Saul to Paul. All of these people experienced a dramatic change in their relationship with God, and their changed names reflected on that experience. Jesus knows everything about each of us. He knows the good things and the bad things, Jesus knows us, loves us and picked out the perfect name for each of us. Our name CHRISTIAN shows that we have been changed and that we have been transformed by God’s grace. If you have news to share, please contact me at 772-1885 after 5 p.m. Until next week, God bless.

Wellwood/Zion News By Denise Phillips The Great Commission was the focus of Dr. Mark McSwain’s message Sunday morning at Zion Baptist Church. This is a command not a request and if we will allow God to work in us, the world will take notice! Ricky Joyner did an awesome job leading the music during Rad’s absence in the first service. He sang, “Ole’ Ship of Zion” and Reese Ferrell sang, “Hear My Heart.” We also missed Brother Mark’s wife Dottie who was away on a conference with her job and Regina Thomas who was in the hospital. She came home Sunday night though, hopefully doing better. Bible Drill practice and Discipleship Training continues each Sunday night at ZBC. Brother Mark continued his “Lessons from the life of David” for the worship time that he is leading on Wednesday nights as well. This is a great study from I Samuel. Zion’s youth went bowling afterwards and had a blast as usual. Thanks to the adults who planned and helped chaperone this event. Dr. Randy Davis from the TBC will lead the

worship at Zion January 27th for the A.M. services. His Voice (Mitch Platz is a part of this group) will lead the praise and worship for the evening service at 6:00. We will also have a special guest (pianist) on February 10th. Everyone is invited to attend and worship with us. I didn’t get a count from the men’s community prayer breakfast Thursday morning; however Brother Tim McPherson from Poplar Corner led the devotion. Thanks to Brother Grover Westover from Harmony for the report although he was not able to attend. This faithful group would like to encourage all men to join them as they meet each Thursday morning at 6:00 at ZBC. Happy belated birthday wishes to Allison Witherspoon who celebrated her eleventh Wednesday at the Old Country Store with her family. She then had a swimming party with more family and friends at Union University Friday night. Vicky Garner celebrated her birthday Saturday night although it’s not until the 31st. We came

by on the way from Bells Olympic Steakhouse and she had a crowd of family and friends to join her for this special occasion. By the way, my brother Tommy Elrod shares the same birthday. I wish you both many, many more! Congratulations to David Conway on his move to Shorter University in Rome, Georgia. Although he is missed at Zion, he is certainly enjoying his job as Assistant Director of the Theater Department. Continue praying for sick folks and their families, military personnel and families, shut-ins, those mourning loss, and the leaders of our country. Also, don’t forget to pray for and support Kelly Stewart and Sara Littlejohn as they plan their mission trips to Romania. Pam Stewart would like to thank everyone for their donations. They have until the end of April to come up with the $2500. You may contact them directly to donate to this worthy cause. Call me at 772-4257 or email me at phillipsd6@ if you have news. People want to know!

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Crestview News

By Sylessie Ross Thank you volunteers for coming this week: Christ Temple ladies, First Holiness Women, St. John’s Baptist Church, First Assembly of God Church Ladies, Oakview Baptist Church, Faith Deliverance ladies, Mrs. Ann Nuckolls, Community Temple of the Living Church ladies, and Bingo ladies. We welcome Mrs. Rosie Robertson, Mr. Johnathan Higginbotham and Mrs. Christine Fireash, to our

facility and hope they enjoy their stay with us. We all enjoyed Brian Lee Howell, “Elvis musical,” on Thursday afternoon. We always enjoy his musical talents and performance. Wednesday, our residents will be helping to make Fried Apple Pies. This is always a lot of fun. We will soon be setting up a box for you to vote on your favorite Valentine King & Queen. Everyone is invited to come and cast

you ballot for your favorite residents for Valentine King & Queen. The box will be set up in the lobby by Wed., Jan. 23. Come and cast your ballot. Thought for the week: Hosea 6:3 Let us acknowledge the Lord; let us press on to acknowledge him. As surely as the sun rises, he will appear; he will come to us like the winter rains, like the spring rains that water the earth.

Holly Grove News By Martha H. Jones “Christ Our Unity” was the subject of the message. Sometimes after being saved, doubts of salvation can plague one. What that occurs; the first thing to do is make sure you have been saved. We can never be saved by self-effort or just joining a church. Jesus is the way and only way to God. We must repent of our sins and ask Him to save us. Lack of assurance can come after being saved because of an incomplete obedience, and being unwilling to surrender to God. If there is a lack of effort to grow spiritually, it can bring doubts. The Devil likes to get us doubting our salvation for it makes us vulnerable to him. Hannah Sims, a senior at Crockett Co. High School, sang the special music. She has a beautiful voice. Anthony Johnson was baptized Sunday night prior to the services. Sunday was “Sanctity of Life” Sunday. A precious little baby is aborted every 4 minutes. It would cost 50 to 100 dollars or possibly jail time if one was caught killing an eagle, but mothers and fathers pay someone to

kill their own unborn babies, and obamacare wants tax payers to help pick up the tab. God, have mercy on America!! Happy Birthday to Josh McClinton, Davidia Jones, Courtney Marbry, Taylor Outlaw, Bradley Williams, Belinda Mitchell, Katie Hopper and Jan Outlaw. We express our sympathy to the family of Virginia Fletcher. Bobby and Mary Ann Hollingshead from Birmingham, Ala came by to visit with Dewey and Martha Jones last Thursday. Bobby grew up in Haywood County, and we happen to be cousins. We enjoyed talking about the Styers and Herbert families. Bobby’s mother Catherine was a Styers before marrying Thomas Holingshead. His maternal grandmother Mattie was a Herbert before marrying Lee Styers. We thoroughly enjoyed their visit. They were on their way to Alamo to visit some of Mary Ann’s relatives. I gave the wrong call letters for the reruns of “In the Heat of the Night” last week. If you are interested, they are

WGN. We also enjoy watching reruns of “Matlock” starring Andy Griffith. Danny and Brenda Simpson attended church at Antioch Baptist Church Sunday. Their granddaughter Elizabeth was baptized. She is the daughter of Vaughn and Hannah Kirby. Those on the sick list this week are James Lewis, who spent a few days at Vanderbilt; Sonny Carr is in the VA hospital in Memphis, Debbie Jones, Jan Wynn, Betty Doyle, Bobby Perry, Betty Barden, Leland Simpson and Virginia Taylor. Others are Jewel Overton, Nancy Campbell, Bobby Barden, Fletcher Lewis, Ray and Janie Hight and Justin Climer. Also include Lorene Qualls, Melanie Jones, Margaret Ann Fletcher, Gary Blair, Mildred West, Annalee Myers, Franklin Climer, Virginia Freels, Louise Coleman and Sandra Posey. I have never known a time when there was so many sick and seriously ill. This is no magic list. To help them let’s not neglect to carry them to the Lord in prayer.

I need to make a correction to last week’s column. I congratulated the Mt. Zion C.O.G.I.C church family on their new sanctuary. I misinformed you of their pastor’s name, which is Pastor William Northern. Sylvia and Renatha Ellison enjoyed a cruise recently. This was a much-needed vacation for the two being that they lost their mother, Ella Wee Ellison, in December. They were all very close to their mother and will miss her dearly. I continue to keep them in my prayers. My niece, Odessa Smith-Guinus, recently had knee replacement surgery in Detroit. She is doing very well and has even amazed the physicians with her progress! My niece, Ola Mae Shields, decided that it was time for the family to have a gathering on a happy occasion. She and her siblings, the children of my sister, the late Florence Ada Harris, hosted this spectacular event. All the other family members joined in with food and fellowship. I cannot begin to tell you about all of the food; it would take an entire news column to share all the wonderful delicatessen. We laughed and shared tears of joy! If you haven’t done anything lately with your family, consider doing it soon. This year has already been filled with various deaths and tragedies so don’t put off until Thanksgiving or Christmas! We had an amazing worship service this past Sunday with Pastor Harden speaking an awesome message. Sunday night our choir reunion was simply awesome and Pastor Franklin Collins was a wonderful host. I have to add that one of my

spiritual daughters, Gertie Turner, blessed our spirit in song. Minister Jeffrey Vaulx provided the musical ministry and the duo was spectacular! I truly missed my cousin, A.C. Pirtle, who has been sick recently and Mother Rosie Lee Hines whom neither miss a male chorus nor choir reunion. My condolences to the families of Johnnie Mae Singleton, (my classmate), Eddie West , I knew his grandmother well, the late Charlene Bullock Thomas, Jarvis Gause, the grandson of Shirley Newble and the late Hattie Gause, Martavious Robinson, the grandson of Josephine Hines and Willie Herman and Virgina Robinson. I knew all of these young men’s families and I continue to keep them in prayer. Sick and Shut In: Margero Harris, A.C. Pirtle, Mary Ann Nicholson (Louisville,KY.), Eddie Harden, Keith Bullock, Joseph Gray Jr., Cynthia Bullock, Connecticut “Connie” Lee, Mrs. Gail Wade’s mother, Mrs. Washington, Butch Wilson, Graves, Fletcher Lewis, Victoria Dickerson, Rosie Lee Hines, John Duckworth Sr. L.C. & Elma Pirtle, Luvenia Boyd, Edward Vaulx Jr. and

Annie Flora Forrest. Thought for the Week: “5 Things to do Instead of Complaining”1. Practice Gratitude. Research shows that when we count three blessings a day, we get a measurable boost in happiness that uplifts and energizes us. 2. Praise Others. Instead of complaining about what others are doing wrong, start focusing on what they are doing right. Praise them and watch as they create more success as a result. 3. Focus on Success. Start a success journal. Each night before you go to bed, write down the one great thing about your day. 4.Let Go. Focus on the things that you have the power to change, and let go of the things that are beyond your control. Give it up to God and trust Him with the outcome. 5 Pray. God wants to hear from you. He wants to have a personal relationship with you on a daily basis. Take your worries to Him and He will help you. When you are faced with the urge to complain or you are feeling stressed to the max, stop, be still, plug-in to the ultimate power of God and recharge. Scripture of the Day: “Do all things without complaining and disputing…” -Philippians 2:14 (NKJV)


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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Around Town

Douglas News By Alvis M. Bond Community meetings have been held recently to promote participation and togetherness; the concerned citizens met and made suggestions for the year’s activities beginning with a Valentine Gala on Feb. 9 at the Community Center 8:00-10:00 p.m. 18 yrs and older Ms. Ashley Dancy solicits participation as one effort for the upkeep of the building. The Fellowship Group will meet this Thursday, Jan. 24, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Douglas Chapel C.M.E. Church, and invite all interested persons, it’s been a while since we met but as we plan we look forward to a good year. The community has suffered several deaths recently and we extend our heartfelt sympathies to the Dancy family in the loss of Ms. Annie Mae Dancy from Detroit, Mich last week also the death of Pastor Shirley

Richmond the daughter of the late John H. “Bill” Richmond and Pastie Mae Richmond. Sunday services at Dancyville C.M.E. Church was highlighted with a wonderful message from Pastor Doris Lewis entitled “God Is Faithful” from Lamentations 3:18-32. In the afternoon “Stewards Day” was celebrated with Pastor Doney Richmond and the Hope of Faith Church from Brownsville along with the wonderful choir rendering music, his subject entitled “What kind of Steward are you”? was well accepted by all present, also a dynamic solo rendered by Bro. Reginald Turner closed out the services. Bro. Arthur Pruiett chairperson is to be commended for the program. Sis. Helen Pirtle and Pastor Lewis expressed thanks to everyone for their presence. Nathan Pirtle is

celebrating his birthday. Remembering all our sick-shut-ins William “Bit” Graves, Callie Brooks, Callie Langford, Betty Brooks, Betty Douglas, Jimmie L. Turner, Shirley Hunter, Jimmie L. Watkins, Joe B. Lewis, Joe T. Perry, Augustine Perry, Rev. Floyd Lewis, Rev. William B. Jones, Edward Vaulx, Jr., Glen McFarland, Emma Miller, Mary N. Greer, Mattie E. Turner, Gladys Bowles, Willie Douglas, John Jones, Beatrice Chapman, Betty M. Harris. A notable quote received by e-mail on Jan. 21. “Don’t let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn’t go with it.” Colin Powell Next week beginning Jan. 27, will be observed as National Youth and Young Adult week across the C.M.E. Connection.

Allen News By Gail Barden We had a great day at Allen on Sunday. The choir sang On Holy Ground as the special music, and Brother Phil preached a great message out of Colossians 3 and John 14 about the keys to living a holy life and how God enables us to do that with the help of the Holy Spirit. It was good to have Mary Jane Williams’ grandchildren, Amelia and Walker Moore, with her at church on Sunday. Baptist Men’s Day will be held this Sunday, January 27. The men will gather for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and fill the choir loft in the main service. Youth basketball game, Allen vs Brownsville Baptist, is on Friday at Brownsville Baptist at 6 p.m. Our youth DNow weekend is coming up February 8-9, and the Youth

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Lots of excitement going on in BrownsvilleHaywood County!!! Chamber Membership Awards Banquet Tuesday night honored local individuals, business, and industry. Thanks to our sponsors and congratulations to all the award winners!!! Ambassador of the Year: Marty Williams, sponsor: Tennessee Tractor, Volunteer of the Year: Andy Wynn, sponsor: Lea and Simmons Funeral Home, Educator of the Year: Latresa Bond, sponsor: First State Bank, Small Business of the Year: Conner Real Estate, sponsor: Backyard Barbecue/Dairy Queen, Business of the Year: Dowling Woodard Medical Clinic, sponsor: Lee Berry State Farm, Industry of the Year: Lasco, sponsor: HTL Advantage, Man of the Year: Jack Pettigrew, sponsor: Insouth Bank, and Woman of the Year: Teresa Russell, sponsor: First South Bank. Another upcoming event is “Dancing with the

Evangelism Conference in Nashville is March 1-2. Please remember to save the dates of April 26-27 for the Empowering Weekend. This is the second in the Lay Renewal Weekend series. Linda Merrick has returned home from visiting family in Florida. We have missed her playing the organ, but Mary Jane has done a good job, as always, filling in for her. Thanks to Martha Rodgers for playing the piano in her absence. A new discipleship class has begun, “The Sins We Tolerate.” It is not too late to join this class at 5 p.m. on Sunday evenings. Happy Birthday to Warren Marlar, Andrea Gaters and Amanda Blurton. Beanie Keltner was back at church on

Sunday after successful knee surgery and Doris Jernigan had knee surgery this week. Marie Baggett is back at home from rehab at Crestview. Please keep these ladies in your prayers. Others on our prayer list are Mrs. Lone Turner, Ernest Lytle, Dennis Corkery, Bobby Mann, Kasen Webb, Fletcher Lewis, Josephine Willis, Anna Lee Myers and Butch Wilson. Our Bible verse for this week is Galations 5:2223, which states, “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.” If you have news or prayer requests, please contact me at gail.barden@ Have a great week.

Chamber of Commerce Director

Haywood County Stars.” Who will be dancing? What songs will they chose? Who will win? Be sure to save the Dancing Dates of Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21. This week our Chamber Corner spotlight is on Jim McAdams State Farm Insurance. Jim McAdams started his State Farm Insurance agency in 1982. Since then he has developed an award winning business with the help of many great customers. He has earned the Crystal Excellence Award, one of State Farms highest honors. Jim was born and raised in Brownsville and graduated from Haywood High School. He received his BS degree from Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville. He earned his Chartered Life Underwriter designation from the American College in Bryn Mawr Pennsylvania. Jim’s wife Jan is the librarian at Anderson School and has been an active community

volunteer for many years. They have been married for 25 years. His son Trey is a senior at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and daughter Molly is a senior at Haywood High School. Jim has been active in the community serving as Rotary Club President, Chamber Board, Arts Council, Carl Perkins Board, Insouth Bank Advisory Board and the Brownsville Economic Development Board. He is a current member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. Jim’s capable and friendly staff members are Lynne Morris, Kristie Warren and Connie Hendrix. Their goal is to provide great service and professional advice in meeting your insurance and financial needs. Their office is located across from Brownsville City Hall at 100 North Washington and the phone number is 731-772-6000. Working together creates success!

By Marty Williams Bravo to all the current winners of the Annual Chamber Awards Banquet! It was an awesome evening! An update on one of the Jackson girls! Kimberly Jackson Briseno and her new husband, Captain Saul Briseno, are traveling out west to their new home in Arizona. They will be there for 6 months, so Saul can complete military intelligence school and then return to Tennessee. But…before his training starts…they will finally get to go on their official honeymoon to Bora Bora! Saul was shipped out, within days after their wedding! What a whirlwind life they are about to step into! Love is in the air as the Brownsville Arts Council presents the nationally acclaimed Gary Beard Chorale “A (Mostly) Broadway Valentine on February 3 at 3 p.m. in the Ann Marks Performing Arts Center. The Chorale is selected from the 95 voice Chamber Choir of Lindenwood Christian Church, Memphis. The chorale has sung throughout the U.S., including performances at New York’s Carnegie Hall. Tickets for the Concert are available at our area banks, Livingston’s, the Chamber and College Hill. 772-4883. We have two ecstatic sets of parents this week! Sammy and Michelle Tillman are glowing

over their daughter, Sarah, being crowned Homecoming queen last weekend and Jennifer Churchill is beaming over the fact that her son Gage, was crowned as Fayette Academy 2013 Basketball king! Congrats to you both!! Another little ‘happy’ is the fact Adam Sloan, son of Gary and Ginger Sloan, will be getting married in three months, to his best friend, Teri! Way to go Adam! Thrilled parents everywhere! On a sad note: Johnny Hathcock lost his mama, Ms. Laverne, suddenly this week and they are missing her already! Rita wants to thank everyone who has expressed their sympathy and brought food and checked on them. She said she and Johnny appreciate all your love and concern. Please accept our condolences, Rita and Johnny. Baby Louis Hill, son of Marie and Reed Hill, had his 2nd birthday recently and I bet you would not believe how delighted his paternal grandfather, Larry is!! Oh, my gosh! Happy birthday little Louis! Happy birthday to Lynn Veirs, Carlton’s wife! Cindy Jones, Casey Berry and friends made sure Cindy’s daughter, Ellie had a fabulous 8th birthday party at Sweet & Sassy! Every little girl was wearing a boa! Happy

birthday Ellie! Teresa Reece Russell and family helped her daddy celebrate his 79th birthday this past weekend, with all the kids and grand kids!! Guy, Elaine and Charlie Pryor could certainly use our prayers and support at this time. The day Charlie hopefully had his final surgery, Elaine and Guy stopped for something to eat later that night. While there, Elaine ended up being taken to the hospital! She is on the 8th floor and Charlie is on the 6th floor! I think Guy could use a little moral and spiritual help from all of us! Keep us posted! It looks like Tate Smith has been preparing his children for the next deer season already, at the shooting range! Christy and Fox had a fantastic time when Randle brought Vin home to visit. We also want to welcome Jim Ennis to Brownsville-Bells Funeral Home, as the new director! He says he wants to get involved in everything and anything in our community! I think we can help him, don’t you??? On a joyful note: you probably have heard through our community grapevine…Ms. Carolyn Flagg is once again at the helm of the Relay for Life Committee! Let me hear from you! Aroundtownmarty@ aol. com or 780-4111

Sugar Creek

Senior Living Community News

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Our Residents are all doing well. We have been just trying to stay warm. Our wonderful fire place has been on and we have some wonderful hot apple cider at the door. This is just the place to be especially on cold winter days when it is just too cold to get out. Everything that is needed is right here and if it isn’t our residents don’t have to worry about getting out. We go and get it for them. We would like to welcome a new resident to Sugar Creek. Zuline Blackburn moved in this weekend from Bells, TN. All of our residents and staff hope to make your new home a wonderful place to be.

Bro. Mike Moore came on Thursday to do our weekly Thursday Bible study. As we were getting everyone into the activity room, we ran out of comfy chairs. We started to put out a folding chair for Bro. Mike and our residents told us quickly that he needed a comfy chair also. Needless to say, he got that comfy chair. Our residents make sure our guests are well taken care of. All of our ladies that chose to be pampered came out and had their nails polished this week. They had a little Elvis trivia, which they did very well on. Jessie and Jennifer love to search for things to keep our

residents active and happy. On Friday we had a social with homemade boiled custard, made by our very own Jessie Howell, and cake. Who wouldn’t love to be at Sugar Creek? Our dietary staff would love to feed some of your senior groups. If you are a leader of a senior group, would you be willing to let Diane speak to your group about all the wonderful things Sugar Creek has to offer? If so, we would love to invite you to come and eat with us. Just give us a call 731-772-1616 to schedule your visit. We hope everyone has a wonderful week and enjoys reading our column. God Bless.

Libra rary ry Corner By Katherine Horn rn We have been getting a great deal of questions about tax forms. Here is what we know so far. We ordered our supply of all tax forms back in the fall. Due to last-minute legislation, the printing of tax forms was delayed. Due to this delay, we have received only a very small amount of forms that we had ordered. We do not know when the IRS plans to send us these forms. We will put the forms out as soon as we receive them. If you are unsure about which forms that you need, please contact a certified tax preparer or the IRS. You may access their website by going to the following URL www. If you go to a site that has anything

other than “.gov” at the end of it, it is not the legitimate IRS website. All government websites end with “.gov”, and not “.com”, “.net”, or “.org”. The staff members of the library are not able, under any circumstances, to give out any type of tax advice. Library staff cannot tell you which forms to use or how to fill them out. The library also cannot give out any type of “red letter” forms. Any forms that have red-lettering on it, like W2s or 1099s cannot be gotten from us. These forms must come from your employer. If your employer needs these types of forms, they can go to the IRS website and order these forms

for themselves. If your employer has told you that you have to get your W2s online, please make sure that you have the secured website information with you so that it may be accessed at the library. We cannot guess what the website address is; it is something that your employer must provide to you. Printing charges do apply when printing tax forms here at the library from the IRS website or from your employer. Any printing is $0.10 per page from the Black and White printer and $0.20 per page from the Color printer. Thank you for your understanding and patience. Happy Reading!

Public Notices

The Brownsville States-Graphic



Thursday, January 24, 2013 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 April 16, 2008, and the Deed of Trust of even date securing the same, recorded April 25, 2008, at Book 53, Page 530 in Office of the Register of Deeds for Haywood County, Tennessee, executed by Steven J. Harris, conveying certain property therein described to Atty. Arnold M Weiss, a resident of Shelby County as Trustee for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Homecomings Financial, LLC (F/K/A Homecomings Financial Network, Inc.), its successors and assigns; and the undersigned, 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 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 6, 2013 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 Number 13 of Walnut Hill Acres Subdivision, in the City of Brownsville, Tennessee, a plat of said subdivision being of record in Plat Book 1, Page 104 of the Register’s Office of Haywood County, Tennessee, described as follows: Beginning at a stake in the North margin of East Cooper Street, running thence North along Lot Number 14, 135 feet to a stake in the South boundary of Lot Number 19, now being owned by David Burford, and runs thence West along the South boundary of Lots Number 19 and 20, 75 feet to a stake in the South boundary of Lot Number 20, now owned by David Burford, thence South along Lot Number 12, 135 feet to a stake in the North margin of East Cooper Street, thence East 75 feet along the margin of East Cooper Street to the point of beginning. ALSO KNOWN AS: 703 East Cooper Street, Brownsville, Tennessee 38012 The HB 3588 letter was mailed to the borrower(s) pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated 35-5117. 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 abovereferenced property: Steven J. Harris 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. 931-229537 DATED December 21, 2012 INSERTION DATES: January 10, 2013, January 17, 2013, January 24, 2013 WILSON & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., Successor Trustee DSaleNoticeTN-Shellie_ tcrow_121221_1506 FOR SALE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.MYFIR.COM and WWW. REALTYTRAC.COM SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE’S SALE Default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured to be paid in a certain Deed of Trust executed on November 23, 2007 by Polly W. Kimberly to David Prince, Trustee as same appears of record in the Office of the Register of Haywood County, Tennessee in Book 47, Page 468, the beneficiary being InSouth Bank. Subsequently STONE, HIGGS & DREXLER, P.C.

was appointed successor trustee in Book 105, Page 532; and the owner of the debt secured having requested the undersigned to advertise and sell the property described in and conveyed by said Deed of Trust, all of said indebtedness having matured by default in the payment of a part thereof, at the option of the owner, this is to give notice that Stone, Higgs & Drexler, P.C. will on Friday, February 1, 2013 commencing at 11:00 a.m. at the front door of the Courthouse, Brownsville, Haywood County, Tennessee, and proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property to wit: Lying and being in the 7th Civil District of Haywood County, Tennessee, and more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Tract 1: Commencing at a point recognized as the southeast corner of Joe McCool as recorded in Deed Book 138, Page 148, Register’s Office, Haywood County, Tennessee, said point being 20 feet west of the center of Windrow Road; thence in a northerly direction along said west margin of Windrow Road 346.81 feet to an iron pin being the southeast corner and the point of beginning of the described tract; thence across McCool with a new line with the following calls: North 86 degrees 49 minutes 45 seconds west 228.66 feet; north 01 degree 22 minutes 15 seconds west 251.85 feet to a point in the north line of McCool; thence south 78 degrees 30 minutes east 242.92 feet along the north line of McCool to an iron pin set in the west margin of Windrow Road; thence with the west margin of Windrow Road with the following calls: south 05 degrees 28 minutes 27 seconds west 42.0 feet; south 00 degree 05 minutes 54 seconds east 174.19 feet to the point of beginning, containing 1.24 acres as surveyed by Walter R. Powell on December 7, 1985. Tract 2: Beginning at an iron pin being the northeast corner of Joe McCool as recorded in Deed Book 133, Page 348, Register’s Office, Haywood County, Tennessee; thence north 78 degrees 30 minutes west 242.92 feet along the north line of McCool to a point; thence across Lois W. McCool with a new line with the following calls: North 01 degree 22 seconds 15 minutes west 9.01 feet; south 81 degrees 03 minutes 33 seconds east 242.74 feet to an iron pin set in the west margin of Windrow Road, 20 feet from center; thence south 04 degrees 26 minutes 41 seconds west 19.77 feet along said west margin of Windrow Road to the point of beginning, containing 0.08 acre as surveyed by Walter R. Powell on December 7, 1985. Property address: 2467 Windrow Road, Brownsville, Tennessee Map 095 Parcel 002.03 This sale is subject to 2009 through 2012 County taxes. All right and equity of redemption, Statutory and otherwise, homestead and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but Stone, Higgs & Drexler, P.C. will sell and convey only as successor trustee. The sale date and time may be adjourned and rescheduled, without additional newspaper publication, within one year from the originally scheduled date, by announcement at the date, time and place of the new postponement date and time in accordance with T.C.A. 35-5-101. This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. STONE, HIGGS & DREXLER, P.C. Successor Trustee By: Roger A. Stone, President 200 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 1000 Memphis, TN 38103 901-5281111 Our File No. 12-01663-0 Publication dates: Jan 10, 17, 24 SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured to be paid by a certain Deed of Trust executed February 8, 2011 by Dallis L. Stanback, a married person to Fidelity National Title, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the office of the Register of Haywood County, Tennessee, in Record Book 85, Page 540, and the undersigned having been appointed Substitute Trustee by instrument

recorded in the said Register’s Office, and the owner of the debt secured, Bank of America, N.A., having requested the undersigned to advertise and sell the property described in and conveyed by said Deed of Trust, all of said indebtedness having matured by default in the payment of a part thereof, at the option of the owner, this is to give notice that the undersigned will, on Thursday, February 14, 2013 commencing at 02:00 PM, at the Front Door of the Courthouse, Brownsville, Haywood County, Tennessee proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property, to-wit: Situated in County of Haywood, State of Tennessee. The land referred to herein below is situated in the County of Haywood, State of Tennessee, and is described as follows: The following described lot or parcel of real estate lying and being in the 7th Civil District of Haywood County, Tennessee, and more particularly described as follows: Commencing at an iron pin set in the approximate center of a drainage ditch said point being the southwest corner of Stanley and the southeast corner of Russell, said point also being in the North margin of Bruce Lane; thence N 89° 35’ 58” W 242.12 feet along the North margin of Bruce Lane to a point being the southeast corner and the point of beginning of the following described tract, wood post found on line S 0° 59’ 31” W 1.52 feet; thence N 89° 35’ 58” W 285.44 feet along the North margin of Bruce Lane to a wood post found at the original southwest corner of Russell’s 5.57 acre tract; thence along the western line of said 5.57 acre tract with the following calls: N 4° 35’ 29” W 299.03 feet to a wood post found; N 52° 46’ 26” E 400.32 feet to a wood post found; thence S 0° 59’ 31” W 542.32 feet with a new line across Russell to the point of beginning, containing 2.93 acres as surveyed by Walter R. Powell, RLS 832 on February 1, 2001. Notice of the Right to Foreclose has been given in compliance with T.C.A. § 35-5-117. Tax Parcel ID: 057-002.02 Property Address: 520 Bruce Lane, Brownsville, TN. All right and equity of redemption, homestead and dower 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. ARNOLD M. WEISS, Substitute Trustee Weiss Spicer Cash PLLC 208 Adams Avenue Memphis, Tennessee 38l03 90l-526-8296 File # 1701-097740-FC Published: January 17,January 24 & January 31 Bank of America/Dallis Stanback NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated July 3, 2008, executed by APRIL E DAY, JOHNATHAN DAY, RICHARD QUALLS, conveying certain real property therein described to LARRY A. WEISSMAN, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of Haywood County, Tennessee recorded July 7, 2008, in Deed Book 56, Page 317-326; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to Suntrust Mortgage, Inc. who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register’s Office of Haywood County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly

appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on February 21, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Main Entrance of the Haywood County Courthouse , located in Brownsville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Haywood County, Tennessee, to wit: LYING AND BEING IN THE 6TH CIVIL DISTRICT OF HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESSEE AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A FENCE POST AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE PARCEL HEREIN DESCRIBED AND A NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE PAUL DANIEL PROPERTY, SAID POST BEING IN THE SOUTH MARGIN OF THE BROWNSVILLE TO DENMARK ROAD; THENCE SOUTH 67 DEGREES 45 MINUTES EAST WITH THE SOUTH MARGIN OF SAID ROAD, A DISTANCE OF 178.2 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE PARCEL HEREIN DESCRIBED AND BEING A NORTHWEST CORNER OF PAUL DANIEL; THENCE SOUTH 16 DEGREES WEST WITH THE WEST LINE OF DANIEL, A DISTANCE OF 250.8 FEET TO A TREE AT A FENCE COMER AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE AIKEN CEMETERY PROPERTY; THENCE NORTH 86 DEGREES 45 MINUTES WEST A DISTANCE OF 138.6 FEET TO AN IRON ROD; THENCE NORTH 08 DEGREES 03 MINUTES EAST, A DISTANCE OF 303.6 FEET TO THE BEGINNING. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO JONATHAN DAY AND WIFE, APRIL ELROD DAY AND RICHARD QUALLS. BY DEED OF RECORD IN BOOK 56, PAGE 315, IN THE REGISTER`S OFFICE HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESSEE. JONATHAN DAY JOINS IN THE EXECUTION OF THIS INSTRUMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONVEYING ANY INTEREST HE MAY HAVE IN THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY. Parcel ID: 93-13.01 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 1383 COBURN RD, BROWNSVILLE, TN 38012. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): APRIL E DAY, JOHNATHAN DAY, RICHARD QUALLS OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 tylistings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #44245: 2013-01-24 201301-31, 2013-02-07

NOTICE OF COMPLETION BARSTO Construction of Huntingdon, Tennessee is completing construction on the 2011 CDBG Sewer System Improvements Project No.: GG12-39752-00 for the City of Brownsville. Any person or party having a claim against the project should notify Regie Castellaw, General Manager, Brownsville Energy Authority (731) 772-8845 within the next ten (10) days.

Right to Know 1/14/13 Tyler Ashby; failure to appear; HCSD-HWOB Daniel Jay Golden; speeding, driving on revoked/suspended license; BPD-$2,500/app Larry Robinson; driving on revoked/suspended license, using handheld mobile phone; THP-$3,000/app Delvecchio Bundee Theus; failure to appear; HCSD-HWOB 1/15/13 Brian Emerson Brown; failure to appear; HCSD-HWOB Vincent Lee Evans; aggravated assault, violation of probation, general sessions court; BPD-HWOB Rusticus Lewis Harris; failure to appear; HCSD- HWOB Isiah Montez Hines; Violation of probation, circuit court; HCSD-$50,000 1/16/13 Toneika Queshet McNeal; driving on revoked/suspended license, financial responsibility- insurance; THP$3,000/ app 1/17/13 Deborah Jean Hess; disorderly conduct; BPD-$500/app

Brandon L. Hill; tamper with evidence, poss sch II w/ intent, reckless endangerment, felony, aggravated assault, felony evaiding; BPD-HWOB Larry Jelks; fabricating/ tampering with evidence; BPDHWOB 1/18/13 Tiffany Renee Beasley; driving on revoked/suspended license, speeding; THP-$2,500/app Albert Tyus Jr; driving on rev/ sus license, 6th offense, violation registration law; BPD$2,500/app 1/19/13 Ladedtrick Dextrius Allen; aggravated assault, domestic related; BPD-HWOB Latonya Tomeika Taylor; domestic assault; BPD-HWOB Taiwan Taylor; aggravated assault, domestic related; BPD-HWOB Deborah Watkins; disorderly conduct, public intoxication; BPD-$2,000 1/20/13 William Harris Jr.; driving on revoked/suspended license; THP-$3,000/app

General Sessions Saravian Allen; aggravated assault Raschall Bond; driving while license suspended,$100 + cost 6 mo susp 6 mo s.p., speeding, warning Rodney Dewayne Bond; driving while license suspended, sound amplification system in motor vehicle; waive to Grand Jury Saravian Bond; driving while license suspended – 2nd or subsequent; guilty $150 + cost; 11/29 susp. 48hrs. bal s.p. Ortaves A. Boyd; driving while license suspended – 2nd or subsequent, financial responsibility law, speeding -9 or less miles over limit; waive to Grand Jury Preston Bradford Sr.; driving while license revoked; $250 + cost 6 mo. susp. 48 hrs bal. s.p.; registration law; dismissed Bobby L. Clark; driving while license revoked – 2nd or subsequent Darron Currie; public intoxication; dismissed on cost Clifton D. Davis; driving while license suspended; dismissed on cost; window tinted $5 + cost Marvin Maurice Deberry; DUI: first offense, financial responsibility law, implied consent, speeding; cond. f.f. on bond F.T.H.; notice; capias HWO Stacy Deberry; driving on the

wrong side of the road; warning, driving while license suspended; $100 + cost 6 mo susp. 6 mo s.p. Stacy Deberry; driving while license suspended; guilty $150 + cost 6 mo. susp. 48hrs 6 mo s.p. cons. Ira Dixon; driving while license suspended; Not Guilty Courtney T Douglas; domestic assault Billy Joe Drake; driving while license revoked, light law – motor vehicle; waive to GJ Taquessa R. Drake; driving while license suspended; dismissed on cost, light law – motor vehicle; warning Jason Featherstone; aggravated assault Jonathan M. Gayden; aggravated assault – domestic John D. Green; driving while license suspended; $200 + cost 11/29 susp 10 days bal s.p. NOTICE TO FURNISHERS OF LABOR AND MATERIALS TO: Trafc Specialists, Inc. PROJECT NO.: 98048-4118-04 CONTRACT NO.: CNL246 COUNTY: Haywood The Tennessee Department of Transportation is about to make nal settlement with the contractor for construction of the above numbered project. All persons wishing to le claims pursuant to Section 54-5-122, T.C.A. must le same with the Director of Construction, Tennessee Department of Transportation, Suite 700 James K. Polk Bldg., Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0326, on or before 03/01/13.


Bids for the construction or maintenance of the following projects will be received via the Internet until 10:00 A.M., Friday, February 15, 2013 and opened publicly in the Construction Division, Suite 700, James K. Polk Ofce Building, Nashville, TN, 37243-0326 and posted to the TDOT Construction Division website ( at that hour. BENTON, CARROLL, CROCKETT, DECATUR, DYER, FAYETTE, GIBSON, HAYWOOD, HENDERSON, LAUDERDALE, MCNAIRY, MADISON, OBION, SHELBY, AND WEAKLEY COUNTIES (Contract No. CNM908) Call No. 002. Project No. 98048-4136-04. The on-call concrete pavement repair at various locations on various Interstate and State Routes. Project Length - 0.000 mile. Completion Time - On or before March 31, 2014 (See Special Provision 108B). BENTON, CARROLL, CHESTER, CROCKETT, DECATUR, DYER, FAYETTE, GIBSON, HARDEMAN, HARDIN, HAYWOOD, HENDERSON, HENRY, LAKE, LAUDERDALE, MCNAIRY, MADISON, OBION, SHELBY, TIPTON, AND WEAKLEY COUNTIES (Contract No. CNM067) Call No. 016. Project No. 98048-4139-04, 98048-4138-04. 98048-4138-04: The random on-call pavement marking on various Interstate and State Routes. Project Length - 0.000 mile. 98048-4139-04: The retracing of pavement markings with spray thermoplastic on various Interstate and State Routes. Project Length - 0.000 mile. Total Project Length - 0.000 mile. Completion Time - On or before June 30, 2014 (See Special Provision 108B). INTERNET BIDDING MANDATORY ON ALL CONTRACTS. A Prime Contractor must prequalify with the Department of Transportation in accordance with Section 54-5117 of the “Tennessee Code Annotated” and Tennessee Department of Transportation Rule 1680-5-3 prequalication of contractors before bidding authorization will be provided. Unauthorized bids will not be considered for award. The Tennessee Department of Transportation hereby noties all bidders that it will afrmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex or disability in consideration for an award. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity afrmative action employer, drug-free with policies of non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or military service. Telephone (615) 741-5996. THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL BIDS IS RESERVED. Bidding authorization, standard specications and standard drawings may be obtained by contacting the Department of Transportation, Construction Division, Suite 700, James K. Polk Building, Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0326, Telephone number (615) 741-2414. Plans may be obtained by contacting the Tennessee Department of Transportation, Copy Center, Level A, James K. Polk Building, Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0330; Telephone number (615) 741-2048. Sales Tax will be added to the cost of all documents, where applicable. JOHN C. SCHROER, COMMISSIONER

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Thursday, January 24, 2013

RENTAL OPPORTUNITIES For Rent: Duplex in Brownsville 2br, 1ba, C/H/A $450/ rent + dep. Section 8 available 901-476-6960/901-2121425. For Rent: 3 bedroom 1 bath house on a dead end street safe neighborhood & affordable pricing. Call 731-780-6287. For Rent: 2 bedroom, 1 bath house, kitchen, and utility room $300 rent $200 deposit. 731-6964878 or 731-617-2419. For Rent: 3 bedroom house for rent. Also, 2 bedroom duplex. For more information call 780-2356 or 780-1151. For Rent: Houses and apartments in Stanton and Brownsville, 1-2 bedrooms available. Includes all appliances. Deposit and references required 901-205-9088. For Rent: Houses, townhouses, duplexes, and apartments available. Applications and $5 processing fee required. Jacocks Property Management Inc. 1225 N. Washington Ave. 772-0452

Paycheck, Educational Benefits - The Time is NOW Contact a Recruiter at www.NationalGuard. com (TnScan) DRIVING FOR A CAREER – No Experience? No Problem! 2 Weeks Local training in Jackson, TN or Dyersburg, TN. *Great Pay *Benefits *Job Security *Student Tuition Loans Available *Placement Assistance. Drive-Train 119 E. L. Morgan Dr. Jackson, TN 1-800-423-8820 or DriveTrain 2045 St. John Ave. Dyersburg, TN 1-800423-2730 (TnScan) N A T I O N A L CORPORATION LOOKING FOR CareerMinded Sales People who want to earn $60,000 the first year and move up to $100,000 thereafter Call Lee 888217-2805 (TnScan)



MILAN EXPRESS DRIVING ACADEMY *Student Loans & Placement Assistance Available “Qualified Applicants” Approved for Veterans Training 1-800-645-2698 www. drivingacademy 53D E.L. Morgan Dr., Jackson, TN 38305 (TnScan)

Storage: Call for sizes and rates. Ask about our move – in specials! Brownsville MiniWarehouses; 1225 N. Washington; 772-0453.

25 DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED Learn to drive for Werner Enterprises! Earn $750 per week! CDL & Job Ready in 3 weeks 1-888-407-5172 (TnScan)


COMPANY DRIVERS: $2500 SIGN-ON Bonus! Super Service is hiring solo and team drivers. Excellent hometime options. CDL-A required. Students with CDL-A welcome. Call 888-4419358 or apply online at www.superservicellc. com (TnScan)

Government Loans for Mobile Homes! Limited Time Only! EZ approval over the phone! Call NOW before it’s too late! 731-427-3388. Used Mobile Homes Must Move! Singles and Doubles, $500 dep. From $12,750! 731-427-7320. For Sale: by owner two single family residential houses on 3 acres. Located at 150-164 Allen Station Rd. Call James Earnest at 731-772-3139 for more information.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY Become a DIRECTV Dealer: Earn $500 per sale. Looking for Tennessee businesses to sell DIRECTV at events, D2D or retail. Contact: matt. for details. (TnScan)

DIVORCE SERVICES DIVORCE WITH OR WITHOUT children $125.00. Includes name change and property settlement agreement. SAVE hundreds. Fast and easy. Call 1-888-733-7165, 24/7 (TnScan)

HEALTH HEALTH INSURANCE FOR pre-existing Conditions / Affordable. *No Medical Questions. *All Pre-existing OK. *Hospitalization / Surgery *Doctor visits / Wellness / Dental / Vision / RX. Real Insurance - Not a discount plan. Licensed Agent 00763829. Call 1-877-3230332. (TnScan)

HELP WANTED T E N N E S S E E NATIONAL GUARD Set yourself apart and Rise to the Challenge! Job Training, Monthly

F o r e m o s t Tr a n s p o r t . 1-866-7641601 (TnScan) TANKER & FLATBED COMPANY Drivers/ I n d e p e n d e n t Contractors! Immediate Placement Available. Best Opportunities in the Trucking Business. Call Today 800-2770212 or www.primeinc. com (TnScan) DRIVERS CDL-A $5,000 SIGN-ON Bonus For exp’d solo OTR drivers & O/O’s Tuition reimbursement also available! New Student Pay & Lease Program USA Truck 877-5215775 www.USATruck.

Small business loans available from $500 to $50,000. Free business assessment to identify growth strategies. Our website: or call 901-312-9799.

jobs (TnScan) DRIVERS - CLASS A FLATBED Home Every Weekend! Pay 37¢/mi, Both ways, Full Benefits, Requires 1 year OTR Flatbed experience. 800572-5489 x227, SunBelt Transport, Jacksonville, FL (TnScan) DRIVERS CDL-A TEAM WITH TOTAL 50¢/Mile For Hazmat Teams Solo Drivers Also Needed! 1 yr. exp. req’d

FISH DAY! ITS TIME TO STOCK YOUR POND! Delivery Will Be: Saturday, February 9 Brownsville 7:00-7:45@Mid South Farmer’s Co-op Covington 8:30-9:15@Stockdale’s

SPECIALS! Catfish $42/100 Bluegill $42/100

FISH WAGON To Place an Order Call 1-800-643-8439

800-942-2104 Ext. 7308 or 7307 www.TotalMS. com (TnScan) DRIVERS: NO EXPERIENCE? CLASS A CDL Driver Training. We train and Employ! Central Refrigerated (877) 369-7191 www. centraltruckdrivingjobs. com (TnScan)

HELP WANTED - SALES EARN $500 A DAY: Insurance Agents Needed; Leads, No Cold Calls; Commissions Paid Daily; Complete Training; Advancement Opportunities; Heath & Dental Insurance; Guidance in Obtaining

Drivers, CDL: Home EVERY Weekend. Good Out & Back Regional Miles. Ins-401k-Phone. Apply at: WTX, 58 Truck Center, Jackson, TN. 1-731-424-9791 x205

License. Call 1-888-7136020 (TnScan)

MOBILE HOMES FOR SALE DOUBLE TAX REFUND UP TO $5,000 For Manufactured and Modular Homes. Easy Terms. Get qualified by phone NOW 870-9351708 (TnScan

OTR Owner Operators Needed: $1.43 cpm-loaded and empty Weekly Settlements, Ask about $1 Lease Purchase 573-471-9732

Drivers - CDL-A: Start - Co.Teams: . 51, Co. Solos . 40 all miles! Top 25 O/O Avg. $296,812 last year! Sign-On Bonus PAID at Orientation! 1-866-204-8006

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Brownsville Housing Authority has developed its FY2013 Agency Plan in compliance with the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998. It will be available for review at the Authority’s Office located at 205 Summer Oaks, Brownsville, TN. The Authority’s hours of operation are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. In addition, a public hearing will be held on March 20, 2013 at the Authority’s office at 7:30 a.m.

DRIVERS - FLATBED & HEAVY Haul Owner Operators/Fleet Owners. Consistent year round freight. Avg $1.70 - 2.00 all miles. No forced dispatch. Apply online www.tangomotortransit. com or call 877-5338684 (TnScan) DRIVER - DAILY OR WEEKLY Pay. $0.01 increase per mile after 6 months and 12 months. $0.03 Quarterly Bonus. Requires 3 months recent experience. 800-4149569 www.driveknight. com (TnScan) DRIVERS - HIRING EXPERIENCED / INEXPERIENCED Tanker Drivers! Earn up to $.51 per Mile! New Fleet Volvo Tractors! 1 Year OTR Exp. Req. - Tanker Training Available. Call Today: 877-882-6537 www.OakleyTransport. com (TnScan) START THE NEW YEAR with a Great CDL Driving Career! Experienced Drivers and Recent Grads - Excellent Benefits, Weekly Hometime, Paid Training. 888-3628608 AverittCareers. com Equal Opportunity Employer (TnScan) K N I G H T REFRIGERATED CDL-A Truck Drivers Needed! Get Paid Daily or Weekly, Consistent Miles. Pay Incentive & Benefits! Become a KNIGHT of the Road. EOE. 855-8766079 (TnScan) F O R E M O S T TRANSPORT $2000 BONUS Program for 3/4-ton and larger pickup owner operators. Great rates, flexible schedule, variety of runs. Check it out today!

TWO FULL-TIME DEPUTY CLERK POSITIONS AVAILABLE In Haywood County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office at the Haywood County Justice Complex. Requires communication skills with the public, computer skills, and multitasking. Please submit resume’ along with references to: Haywood County Circuit Court Clerk Office Attn: Mary Bond Lonon 100 South Dupree Ave. Brownsville, TN. 38012

Apply Now! Surgical Technology Program Openings for May Class Entrance Exam Required Testing Deadline—February 28th! Call to schedule your exam today! For more information 731-424-0691

AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT DEALERSHIP H&R AGRI-POWER, a well known and respected agriculture equipment dealer with 13 locations in Western Kentucky, Southern Illinois, Tennessee and Northern Alabama, is now expanding its team at our Somerville and Brownsville, TN, locations. Opportunities Include: x

Service Technicians


Service Manager


Precision Ag Specialist

Applicants should have an agriculture background and be familiar with modern agriculture equipment.

We offer an excellent pay and benefits package. Come join a proven leader in the agriculture industry.


2468 Technology Center Drive Jackson, TN 38301

Apply online at careers

Or send your resume to H&R AGRI-POWER Attn: Steve Crisp P.O. Box 538 Hopkinsville, KY 42241

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