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County passes $45,170,012 budget

Walmart Grand Re-Opening see page 14

Education see page 7 Haywood County Courthouse BY JENNIFER WILLIS jwillis@statesgraphic.com

Sports see page 8

The county commission passed the 2013-2014 budget during a special called meeting Tuesday, September 3. Haywood County required $45,170,012 to operate until June 2014.

Photo by Jennifer Willis The original budget was set for $45,165,012, but $5000 was added to item 58500, which is “contributions for other agencies.” That money will be donated to the West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. Taxpayers will pay a certified tax rate of $2.3956, up from last year’s rate of

$2.58. The new rate accounts for reappraisal, but most homeowners will pay about the same amount as they did last year. However, as a result of the increased value of farmland, farmers are expected to pay an average of 25 percent more in taxes. The wheel tax, however,

will remain the same. Some changes for this year’s budget include the addition of three new jailers at the Haywood County Sheriff’s Department. County workers will also have the choice of a raise or a one-time bonus, and those figures will vary from department to department.

Pratt receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Photo submitted The Tennessee Pest Control Association recently recognized Bobby and Lanette Pratt while at the annual TCPA conference in Sevierville. The Lifetime Achievement recognition was awarded to Bobby and Pratt Termite Pest Control, Inc for his extensive knowledge and years of service and experience in the industry. This award is given to a pest control owner/operator in the entire State of Tennessee, but only one annually. Bobby has served on the Executive Board of the Tennessee Pest

Control Association and also as Region 2 Director for West Tennessee. In 2008, Pratt’s company was voted Best Pest Control Company in Haywood County. Bobby Pratt began working as a termite technician in 1974. In February 1979, Bobby and Lanette opened their own business, Pratt Termite and Pest Control. They started with one employee, Bobby, and no customers. Theirs was the first locally owned and operated pest control operation in Brownsville. The geographic boundaries

of the company have grown extensively over the years as they strive to care for all customers. Bobby and Lanette tell their employees that pest control is not a product we are selling; it is about customer service and relationships with customers. Bobby states, “If we treat our customers as family, and how we want people to treat our family, we will continue to grow as they will recommend us to other customers.” This sense of family that is extended to his customers also is displayed in his staff.

His wife, Lanette, is the secretary and has worked in the office with him since 1980. He and Lanette have been married for 45 years. He also hired his two sonsin-law, Scott Ward and Jake Barr in March 1997. Bobby’s business has also experienced great challenges through the years. Perhaps, the greatest challenge came on March 6, 2000 when his building was completely destroyed by fire. On the same night, his wife suffered a heart attack. Bobby stated, “That night, I thought about getting out of the business, but needless to say, when life hands you lemons, you make lemonade. The family environment of Pratt Termite shifted into overdrive that night. With the help of our family and friends, I knew we’d be back better than ever.” The business continued working out of a portable office across the street from the old location for the time it took to rebuild the office. In September 2000 Pratt Termite celebrated the grand re-opening of their new office at their present location. Pratt Termite celebrates over 33 years in business and is the oldest pest control company in Brownsville. Bobby will celebrate 40 years of service in the pest control industry in February 2014. He is respected by everyone he knows in the industry. He is an active member in the TPCA. He is an active member

and deacon at Poplar Corner Baptist Church. Through all the good times and bad Bobby and Lanette have built a company that anyone would be proud to have or work for. This is the reason that Bobby Pratt won the Owner/ Operator Lifetime Achievement Award. Bobby stated, “Lanette and I would like to thank the Tennessee Pest Control Association for this award. We are truly humbled. We have definitely spent a lifetime in the pest control industry and would not be the success we are today without our wonderful family, especially our sons-in-law and our daughters, but most of all, we thank our customers, who we also consider family. Lord willing, we’ll keep on keeping on. God has certainly blessed us and we are so lucky to be a part of Haywood County small businesses. Brownsville is a great place and we are so glad we invested in our community. ” It is evident that Bobby and Lanette’s passion and commitment to the pest control industry will outlive them, and the lives of the people they have touched along the way, and be assured there have been many. Congratulations on your recent award Bobby and Lanette!


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Feds, Farmers, and Friends Feed Families makes donation to Carl Perkins Center BY MEGAN DAVIS

Pictured left to right: Shirley Haynes, Kim Raines, Elaine Sullivan, Beth Wilson, County Director of the Exchange Club – Carl Perkins Center of Haywood County, Darlene Allen, Karl Anderson, and Teresa Holmes. Photo submitted

The need for food donations never stops. However, while the need increases in summer, the donations to food pantries and soup kitchens often decrease. In an effort to help the 1 in 6 Tennesseans that are at risk of hunger, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Soil Conservation Districts (SCD) partnered with other agencies to collect food donations. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and other NRCS buildings across the state acted as drop-off stations for anyone who wanted to

donate nonperishable or dry food goods. The NRCS-run Feds, Farmers, and Friends Feed Families (F5) Food Drive campaign collected 257 pounds of food in Brownsville and Haywood County thanks to federal employees, local farmers, and community friends. These goods were donated to the Brownsville/Haywood County Carl Perkins Center Friday August 30. Beth Wilson, County Director of the Exchange Club – Carl Perkins Center of Haywood County, accepted all the donated goods on behalf of the

Carl Perkins Center. The F5 campaign began in 2009. Since then, Federal workers across the nation have collected and donated 15.2 million pounds of food and other nonperishable items. Each office that participates in the campaign donates their collected foods locally, which is then distributed to families in need. Last year the campaign collected more than 7.2 million pounds of food for soup kitchens and food pantries. This year the local goal was for each employee to donate and/or collect 25 pounds of food.

Tina Turner Days become annual celebration

Pictured Left: Tina Turner. Center: Tina tribute artist Dorothy Cole will rock the stage of the Ann Marks Performing Arts Center during an evening concert September 28 in Brownsville. Right: Norwegian Bluesman Knut Roppestad will perform during the opening night of Tina Turner Heritage Days, September 27, in Brownsville. Photos submitted What started as a fan celebration honoring Tina Turner’s childhood school, Flagg Grove, has developed into an annual festival observing the heritage and legacy of the international music icon. Tina Turner Heritage Days will be held September 27-28 at the Delta Heritage Center in Brownsville. The event will include tours, concerts and a stew competition. Friday night is Fan Appreciation Night and includes a reception and exhibit of Tina posters. A documentary titled “From Muskogee to Nutbush” will follow. The film, made during the 2012 visit to Nutbush by a group of young artist from Muskogee, Ok., creates a parallel between the two cities, including their struggles with adversity and segregation and highlights the common bond that is part of the journey - music. Wrapping up the Friday evening activities

is Norwegian Bluesman Knut Roppestad. Born and raised in Horton, Norway, he began his American adventures in the 1980s and continues to travel and perform in the U.S. at every opportunity. “I’ve been a long-time fan of Tina Turner since seeing her live in Oslo,” says Roppestad. “I promise a steamy version of ‘Steamy Windows’ for the fans.” S a t u r d a y ’ s festivalgoers can choose between tours of Nutbush, Turner’s childhood home, and painting an abstract of Tina on vinyl. The smell of stew will fill the air as teams compete for the title of “Stewmaster” and live music from the Spotlight Rising Stars of Muskogee, will entertain between 11 am and 2 pm. The festival concludes with a Tribute performance at the Ann Marks Performing Arts Center in Brownsville’s Historic District. Former Flagg Grove School

student Lollie Mann will open the show with original gospel numbers and share her memories of time spent at Flagg Grove. Following Mann is Music Highway Band. This Jackson group has performed together since 2001, and have worked with such legendary performers as Carl Mann and Eddie Bond, developing their own special blend of rockabilly and country. Rhythm and blues performer Dorothy Cole will headline the show. Energetic and fun, Cole began her career as a tribute artist in 1993 when she won a Tina looka-like contest while performing “Proud Mary.” Since then, she has performed all over the country and in England where she shared the stage with Rod Stewart during a special performance tribute to Tina. A Chattanooga native and Decatur, Alabama, resident, Cole appeared

in Haywood County for the 2002 dedication of Highway 19 as “Tina Turner Highway.” “I’m excited about being back in Brownsville,” says Cole. “Performing in Tina’s hometown is always a privilege and I’m especially excited to be a part of the first Tina Turner Heritage Days.” The Saturday evening concert begins

at 7 p.m. Tickets and more information, including a complete schedule of events, can be found on the festival website: www. tinaturnerheritagedays. com, or by contacting the Delta Heritage Center at 731-779-9000. The West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center is home to regional museums depicting the history and culture of the

West Tennessee people. Inside visitors will find the Cotton Museum, West Tennessee Music Museum, Hatchie River Museum, the Sleepy John Estes Home and Flagg Grove School, the childhood school of Tina Turner. To learn more about the Center, visit www. westtnheritage.com or call 731-779-9000.

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Community & Church News On the Agenda Brownsville City Board Meeting 2nd Tuesday of each month – 5:30 p.m.

Haywood County Commission Meeting 3rd Monday of every month – 5 p.m.

Brownsville City Planning Commission 4th Thursday – 4 p.m.

Haywood County Election Commission 2nd Thursday of the month – 5:30 p.m.

Brownsville Historic Zoning Commission 3rd Thursday of every month - 4 p.m. Brownsville City Court Room Brownsville Utility Board 1st Tuesday – 5 p.m.

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

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

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: 7722362

Woodlawn MB Church The Historic Woodlawn Missionary Baptist Church, Hwy 19 West ( Ripley Highway) will host its Annual Choir Day Sunday, September 8. At 2 p.m. Featuring guest such as: Family Life, Tabernacle CME, Wortham Chapel/ UVA of Alamo, Peaceful Chapel, Hope of Faith, Holly Grove of Riply, Ceder Hill of Humboldt, and Huntingdon Christian Fellowship. BeneďŹ t Program for

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Kecia Green BeneďŹ t Program for Kecia Green will be held at St. Paul Baptist Church on King St in Brownsville on Saturday, September 14 at 6:00 p.m. For more information contact Mary Green 780-1789.

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The NAACP Haywood County Adult Branch will hold their monthly meeting Monday, September 8, 6:00 p.m. at Dunbar Carver Museum, 709 East Jeerson. For more information call 731-772-4578.

Parking Lot Sale: Friday, September 6, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. (or until sold out) at the Moore building, 1009 N. Washington (across the street from Cascades-IFC)

Andrea Smothers, Haywood County Election Commission announces September is National Voter Registration Month in Tennessee Already registered voters are encouraged to make sure their current registration is accurate Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett joins the Haywood County Election Commission in reminding citizens that September is National Voter Registration Month. Secretary Hargett is working with county election oďŹƒcials to make eligible voters aware of registration deadlines and requirements, as well as encouraging already registered

voters to update their current registration if they have recently changed their address. “It is important for individuals to register to vote, but it is equally important for voters to verify that their registrations are up to date,� added Haywood Administrator of Elections Andrea Smothers. “If you have moved, now is a great time to

Robert and Jennie Sue Neal to celebrate 50th anniversary

update your address.� In a concerted eort to remind eligible voters to register or update their voting information before deadlines pass, the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) has also declared September 24 as National Voter Registration Day. The goal is to encourage voter participation and increase awareness of state requirements and

deadlines for voting. “The right to vote should never be taken for granted,� said Secretary Hargett, who is also president of NASS. “I encourage all eligible U.S. citizens to register if they haven’t already.� For more information on voter registration options and deadlines in Tennessee, as well as to check your current registration status, visit GoVoteTN.com.

Notice for Metro Charter Commission public meetings

The September schedule for public meetings for the Metro Charter Commission is as follows: September 9 (Guest-Lyle Reid) September 19 *This is a change of date* September 23 September 30 All meetings will be held at 5 pm at the Haywood County Criminal Justice Complex.

Robert and Jennie Sue Neal will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, September 6 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Westside Church of Christ, 3235 Highway 54 West, Brownsville. This celebration will be hosted by their children who invite all family and friends to stop by and join in the celebration.

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Off the Beaten Path with Jerry Wilson

The best of the best Many folks are telling me these days they’re fed up with all the discussion about a recessed economy and all the political battles and bipartisan standoffs that dominate today’s news headlines. Some are saying in no uncertain terms they’ve had enough of all this gloom and doom. These folks insist upon hearing more stories that focus on something more refreshing and entertaining. A lot of folks around know about my past involvement in the world of country music and seem to be more interested in that subject. During a recent conversation, I was asked who has the best voice in country music. This would appear to be an easy question for someone who has spent 40 years, more or less, in the profession. However, it’s not that simple. For some reason, I accepted the challenge. Maybe, it would do me good to take a temporary journey down those roads of yesteryear. Before revealing my candidates as the best voices in country music, I must admit that I have very little experience in judging vocal exhibitions. Those on my list are observations made

based on experiences as a deejay, emcee, attending numerous recording sessions, and quite a few concerts over the years. The choices are not based on record sales, the number of top ten hits, charisma or their ability to draw a crowd at concerts. While my choices rate high in those areas, the primary criterion is the voice itself. My first choice in the female category is Tanya Tucker. This has nothing to do with the fact that her first song “Delta Dawn” was written by Alex Harvey, a friend and high school classmate. Tanya has a powerful voice with great range and can sing with the best of them. When she came on the scene in 1972 at the age of 13 with “Delta Dawn,” she received top vocal ratings from music critics and disc jockeys across the nation. Tanya’s career could have been a lot more successful had her career not taken a downward spiral in 1979 that lasted for about five years. In addition to “Delta Dawn,” some of her more memorable hits included “What’s Your Mama’s Name,” “If It Don’t Come Easy,” and one of my favorites, “Oh What It Did to Me.” The second name on that list is Christina

Claire Ciminella. You may know her as Wynonna Judd. She began her career as one of the members of The Judds along with her mother Naomi Judd. They came on the scene in 1992 with the smash hit, “Mama He’s Crazy.” She has experienced a very successful career of her own as well. The Judd’s together received five Grammy awards, nine CMA awards, and eight Billboard awards. If the list of best female voices threw you into musical shock, my choice for the best male voice will most likely pop your cork. He is not recognized as a great touring artist nor does he have a long list of number ones and top ten hits. In fact, a lot of folks listening to country music since 1979 may not know who he is. Allow me to introduce you to John Berry. A few of his most recognizable hits include “Your Love Amazes Me” and “Standing on the Edge of Goodbye.” My favorite John Berry song is his Christmas rendition of “O Holy Night.” There are some who say that John Berry is not just the best voice in county music. The Entertainment Nexus described him as “one of the most remarkable voices in music.”

Home sweet home... well, almost Well, we have finished moving. The unpacking is a completely different story though! The house is completely unpacked, and the only thing left to do inside is find a few “pretties” to hang on the walls where I have bare spaces, and maybe a couple of other small things. Chuck and my dad are working on sprucing up all of the landscaping. What they have done so far looks absolutely amazing! (Thanks for all of your help, Dad!) We also still have to unpack the pool house and organize it. We’re going to make it...eventually. As I am writing this, it is Tuesday afternoon and every muscle in my body hurts! I was supposed to be on vacation all week, but I agreed to come in and work today and tomorrow (Wednesday) to help out. I don’t mind at all, regardless of what’s going on at home, but my body is sure thanking me for the “break” it is getting today! I am busy as can be, but at least I am not unpacking any boxes and moving any

furniture! I do know one thing for sure, if my super awesome sister-in-law, Mary, had not driven down from Kentucky Friday and helped me ALL weekend, I would still be unpacking boxes inside. We worked until after midnight Friday and all day Saturday. We finally finished up the inside boxes about one o’clock Sunday morning. Thank you, Mary! My amazing sister, Kristine, also helped out by watching the kids swim all day Saturday. She took care of them while we worked in the house, and I am truly grateful for that! Thanks, sister! My nephew, Ethan, helped Dad and Chuck work outside all day. At the end of the day, Chuck gave him five dollars for helping. He said he would have given him ten, but he didn’t have any more cash on him. But, it didn’t matter to Ethan. I heard he was super proud that his Uncle Chuck paid him. My mom said he told her, “Uncle Chuck must have really thought I

worked hard and did good ‘cuz he gave me five dollars!” Thanks, Ethan! We are slowly but surely turning the “new” house into “home.” The kids are definitely enjoying the swimming pool, and are adjusting to a new home pretty good. I told them this weekend if they didn’t get out of the water for a while they were going to turn into fish, but they didn’t care. Jacob worked up enough courage to jump off of the diving board, and I bet he made 100 trips to jump over the weekend! I sure have missed seeing and talking to everybody while I’ve been off, but will be back in full force soon! I will be off the end of the week (possibly) to finish everything up. Maybe by then I will at least be able to stand up without moving so slow! I just hope that the weather cooperates and it stays beautiful outside so that we can finish everything up! I hope you all had a good Labor Day holiday, and you enjoy this weekend as well!

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Don’t Turn Out the Lights On a recent trip to Colonial Williamsburg my family decided to go on a “ghost walk” down the Duke of Gloucestershire Street, the main thoroughfare of the restored/preserved town. Two tours were offered, one for adults (scary) and one described as “suitable for children of all ages.” That’s the one we chose. It was a lighthearted look at some unexplained things that had happened along the street, both in colonial and modern times, and I found it mildly interesting at best. Our three little girls, ages nine, seven and five, however, were enthralled. They loved it and almost immediately began clamoring for more ghost stories. They’ve even incorporated “ghosts” into their play at home. Their enthusiasm reminded me of one of my best memories of childhood. My Cub Scout den had a cookout one October evening about the time the sun was going down, right next to the graveyard of an old country church about four miles out of town, and after consuming a startling number of hotdogs and burnt marshmallows we settled down to listen to our den mother’s husband tell stories. Ghost stories. They were all reputed to be true, of course, and by a string of amazing coincidences most were about events that had “occurred” on the very road on which we were encamped-one of them at a house not a hundred yards away. Today, practically nobody can tell a story well, but he could, and each of his tales was spookier than the one before it. By the end of the evening we had been scared out of our wits many times over. Each story began with some injustice, either intentional or accidental, that resulted in the victim’s ghost coming back to wreak vengeance upon the malefactor or to reclaim some object like a severed toe or something. “. . . and then she slowly opened the door where the old man lay sleeping. She began walking quietly toward the bed. Closer. Closer. Closer. BOO!” or something like it he would shout at the end and we would all scream and giggle and relax from the tension and immediately demand another story. It was a fabulous and exciting evening. What is it about ghost

stories? Want to get someone’s attention, adult or child? Tell them a ghost story. Everybody whether they believe in ghosts or not, will pay attention when someone starts to tell one. They’ll push everything else out of their minds and listen, often suspending disbelief in the process, as the narrator spins his creepy tale of the other life. Some people theorize that we like such stories so much because it’s fun to be scared. Within limits, that is. That creepy feeling or jolt of fear evoked by the story causes the old “fight or flight” response to kick in, and when it does, a part of our brains called the amygdala causes a burst of adrenaline and other hormones like dopamine to go coursing through our veins. Thus, our fear becomes a stimulant more effective than a triple espresso, and in a setting where we know we are actually safe, this can be an extremely pleasant feeling. Ghost stories are also good for group bonding. When you share a scare, you feel closer together and have a greater sense of community with the group you are in. Frequently after hearing one person tell a ghost story, others in the group will share their own, and invariably this will lead to a discussion as to whether there really are ghosts or not. There aren’t, of course. We all know that. Our parents told us that, over and over. Ghost stories are just fantasy tales. Or are they? As with nearly every other question, the country is divided in its opinion. In a poll taken last December, in spite of the fact that nearly every ghost story ever

told has been debunked, 45% of Americans said they believed in ghosts of one sort or another, and many, many people claim to have had a personal ghostly experience. Furthermore, some pretty famous, and supposedly credible, people claim to have encountered ghosts. One of America’s most famous ghosts is that of Abraham Lincoln. Did you know that several people, including former first lady Grace Coolidge and Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands claim to have seen his ghost at the White House? So did Winston Churchill. His account is somewhat humorous. He claimed that he had just stepped out of the bathtub and walked, nude, into the bedroom when he saw the former president standing next to the fireplace. Never at a loss for words, Churchill quipped, “Good evening Mr. President. You seem to have me at a disadvantage.” Mr. Lincoln, he said, just smiled and disappeared. That’s an example of a charming ghost story, but it’s not the kind most people love to hear. No, the ones that really captivate us, whether we believe in ghosts or not, are those that pull us into the world of the afterlife and create that tingling sensation along our spines that makes our heart beat faster and faster, sometimes escalating to bone chilling fear until finally, the storyteller helps us meet and defeat that fear, and we can lean back and breathe a sigh of relief as our pulse rates return to normal. Until, that is, the next story begins.

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Mrs. Pattie Ann Coburn

Mrs. Carol Peyton Minshew

Date of Death - September 1, 2013

Date of Death - August 30, 2013

Mrs. Pattie Ann Coburn, age 79, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2013 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were held at the BrownsvilleBells Funeral Homes Chapel Tuesday, September 3, 2013 with Bro. John Pigg officiating. Burial followed at

Brownsville Memorial Gardens. She was preceded in death by her parents: Virgil Smith Patterson and Mattie Lou Williamson; her husband of 48 years: Robert R. Coburn Sr.; a son: Robert R. “Ricky” Coburn Jr.; and a brother: Bennie Patterson Ms. Coburn was a member of Westside Church of Christ. She was a retired secretary of the Woodmen of the World and a retired Licensed Practical Nurse. She is survived by her son: Scotty Lee Coburn, (Pam), Brownsville; two daughters: Lucinda Coburn Chilcutt, (Terry), Brownsville, and Robbie Coburn Hunt, (Jimmy), Ripley; six grandchildren:

Carolyn Ann Conatser, (Larry), Becky Wright, (Nick), Dewayne Stanley, (Tammy), Kimberly Sims, (Jeff), Rusty Chilcutt, (Caylene), and Brittany Ferrell, (Jonathan); eleven greatgrandchildren: Charles Wright, Nicholas Wright, Christopher Conatser, Carson Ann Conatser, Hayden Stanley, Jacob Sears, Ashlynn Isbell, Aydon Isbell, Cloie Chilcutt, Shelby Chilcutt, and Ty Chilcutt. Memorials may be made to Westside Church of Christ, 3235 Hwy. 54 W., Brownsville, Tn 38012 or to The American Cancer Society, c/o Sharolett Allen/ INSOUTH Bank, P.O. Box 869, Brownsville, TN 38012.

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Mrs. Carol Peyton Minshew, 56, a resident of Lake City, Florida, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2013 at the Suwannee Valley Care Center (Haven Hospice). Funeral services will be Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home, with Dr. Danny Sinquefield of Trinity Baptist Church in Bartlett officiating. Interment will follow in Trinity Cemetery, Nutbush. Visitation will be Saturday, September 7 at 10 a.m. until time of service. Mrs. Minshew was born in Memphis to Betty Ann (Smith) and the late Charlie V. Peyton, and had lived in Columbia County for the past eight years. Carol was a graduate of Christian Brothers

College (now University) in Memphis with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. She was an outside plant engineer with South Central Bell inMemphis from 1979 -1990. During that time, she helped her husband plant Lake Forest Baptist Church in Walls, Mississippi. Appointed with her husband as a career missionary by the Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board in 1990, she went to Portugal and learned that language. She served alongside her husband in Angola, Kenya and Namibia. While in Kenya, she served as a lecturer at the Kenya Baptist Theological College. The Minshews returned to the United States in 2004 when political issues prevented their continued service in Namibia. During their

years here, she was an incredible support to the ministry of the Wellborn Baptist Church where her husband, Dr. Donald Minshew, is senior pastor. Mrs. Minshew found some of her greatest joy in life as a mother, supporting Dennis who has excelled as a swimmer with Gator Swim Club in Gainesville and who is in his freshman year swimming for Columbia High School. She was preceded in death by her sister: Karen and her grandparents: Robert and Annie Smith. She is survived by her husband: Dr. Donald Minshew; son: Dennis Minshew of Lake City, FL; brother: Scott (Donna) Peyton of Madison, MS; and nephew: John Peyton of Madison, MS.

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Mrs. Jean O. Robnett Date of Death - August 28, 2013

Mrs. Jean O. Robnett, age 84, passed away at

her home in Brownsville, on Wednesday, August 28, 2013. Funeral services, under the direction of Brownsville-Bells Funeral Homes, for Mrs. Robnett were held on Sunday, September 1, 2013. Mrs. Robnett is survived by her daughter, Holly Gieszl (Scott) of Phoenix, AZ, and four grandchildren, Katherine Gieszl, Sarah Gieszl, Christopher Gieszl

(Theresa), and Eric Gieszl (Mandy). She was preceded in death by her parents: William and Lucille Hopkins Outlaw; her husband: Everette “Bucky” Burton Robnett, and her brother: William “Billy” Outlaw. Mrs. Robnett was a retired supervisor for the Tennessee Department of Human Services and was a member of Brownsville Baptist Church.

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Ms. Donie All Campbell Date of Death - September 1, 2013 Ms. Donie All Campbell, age 90, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2013 at Haywood Park

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Mrs. Evelyn “Sug” Bond Ballinger Date of Death - September 3, 2013

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Mrs. Mattie Mae Boyd Date of Death - August 31, 2013 Rawls Funeral Home, will be Saturday, September 7, 2013, at 1:00 P. M. at Browns Creek Baptist Church in Brownsville. Interment will be in Browns

Creek Cemetery in Brownsville. There will be a visitation Saturday from Noon until time of service at Browns Creek Baptist Church.

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Mr. Earl Davis Date of Death - September 1, 2013

Mr. Earl Davis, age 66, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2013 at his home in Bells. Funeral

services were held at the Brownsville-Bells Funeral Homes Chapel, on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 with Rev. Ted Duffey officiating. Burial followed in Brownsville Memorial Gardens. Mr. Davis was selfemployed in general labor. He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. He was a devoted son and loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his father: Macon Herman

Davis. He is survived by his mother: Mildred Davis, of Bells; two sons: Jeff Davis, (Lisa) of Mahomet, IL, and Jason Davis, (Kim), of Steger, IL; two brothers: Macon Davis Jr., (Judy), of Loudon, and Danny Davis, (Colleen), of Dyer, IN; a sister: Anita Davis, of Bells; six grandchildren: Chase Davis, Jeffrey Davis, Alyssa Davis, Sophia Davis, Ashley Davis, and Cody Davis; and two great-grandchildren.

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Chapel on Wednesday, September 4, 2013. Burial followed in Oakwood Cemetery, Brownsville.

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Mrs. Mattie Mae Boyd, 90, died Saturday, August 31, 2013, at JacksonMadison County General Hospital. Funeral services, under the direction of

Community Hospital in Brownsville. Funeral services were held at the BrownsvilleBells Funeral Homes

Mrs. Evelyn "Sug" Bond Ballinger celebrated 93 years of loving and giving to others before losing her battle with heart disease on September 3, 2013. She was born on February 26, 1920. She was preceded in death by her husband Adam J. Ballinger, her parents May and Newton Bond, and her sister and brother-in-law Eloise and Dixon Hood. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Brownsville her entire life. She was a volunteer "Gray Lady" at the Millington Air Base and Western State Mental Hospital in 1940's and 1950's. She was a volunteer "Pink Lady" at Hay-

wood Memorial Hospital from 1980's until early 2000's, and continued her volunteer work as a "Bingo Lady" at Crestview Nursing Home until recently. She was a Girl Scout Leader 19551958, a member of the United Methodist Women's Lydia Circle, McKinnie Pals at First United Methodist Church, and the Keenager Choir at the Brownsville Baptist Church. She was a stay-athome Mom for 18 years until circumstances required her to begin working in 1966. She was Assistant and became Clerk and Master of Chancery Court in Haywood County for 21 years, retiring in 1987. She is survived by her daughters: Beverly English, married to Pat of Jackson; Belinda Sellari married, to Hunter of Brownsville; Grandchildren: Adam and Ginger English, Lanier and Anna English, Eve Anne, Eric, and Patrick Sellari; Great-grandchildren: Morgan and Drew English and nephew Bill

Hood. In the last months of her life she was lovingly cared for by family and Mendy, Alberta, Morgan, Joanna, Rosie, and Pat from HomeChoice. Also, her loving and devoted caregivers Deloris, Sue, Dorothy and Alisia. The family will receive friends at Lea and Simmons Funeral Home in Brownsville on Thursday September 5 from 5:00-7:00 PM. Funeral services will be on Friday September 6 at 10:30 AM at First United Methodist Church in Brownsville with visitation from 10:00 until time for service. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Youth Town, P.O. Box 1385, Jackson, TN 383021385, The Brownsville Humane Society, c/o Alice Nunn, 5543 Tibbs Rd., Brownsville, TN 38012, Brownsville/Haywood County Animal Shelter, c/o Judy Mouser, P.O. Box 449, Brownsville, TN 38012 or the charity of your choice.

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Weekly Devotional "10 Little Christians standing in line, 1 disliked the preacher, then there were 9. 9 little Christians stayed up very late, 1 overslept Sunday, then there were 8. 8 little Christians on their way to Heaven, 1 took the low road and then there were 7. 7 little Christians chirping like chicks, 1 disliked the music, then there were 6. 6 little Christians seemed very much alive, 1 lost his interest, then there were 5. 5 little Christians pulling for Heaven's Shore, 1 stopped to rest, then there were 4. 4 little Christians each busy as a bee, 1 got his feelings hurt, then there were 3. 3 little Christians knew not what to do, 1 joined the sporty crowd, then there were 2. 2 little Christians our rhyme is nearly done, differed with each other, then there was 1. 1 little Christian can't do much 'tis true, brought his friend to bible study, then there were 2. 2 earnest Christians, each won one more, that doubled the number, then there were 4. 4 sincere Christians worked early and late, each won another, then there were 8. 8 splendid Christians if they doubled as before, in just so many Sundays, we'd have 1,024. In this little jingle there is a lesson true, you belong either to the building of the Church, or to the wrecking crew!" - Author Unkown 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 BLUFF CREEK BAPTIST 3480 Dr. Hess Rd. • 772-6433 BROWNS CREEK BAPTIST 673 Brown Creek Rd. • 772-2288 BROWNSVILLE BAPTIST 5 N. Wilson Ave. • 772-9753 BROWNSVILLE COMMUNITY BAPTIST 1200 N. Mclemore Ave. • 772-0717 CALVARY BAPTIST 624 Hatchie St. • 772-0192 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 KEELING BAPTIST CHURCH 16675 Hwy 70 West • 731-608-0833 IGLESIA BAUTISTA CRISTO REY 1458 E. Main St. • 772-6024 LONDON BRANCH BAPTIST London Branch Rd. • 772-2283 LOWER SALEM MISSIONARY 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 PEACEFUL CHAPEL MB 1221 Fairground Rd. 8 • 772-9473 POPLAR CORNER BAPTIST 1010 Boyd Ave. • 772-0950 SHAW’S CHAPEL BAPTIST 3772 Shaw Chapel Rd. • 772-7738 SNIPES GROVE BAPTIST 1272 Thornton Rd. • 772-5825 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

BROWNSVILLE 1155 Berkley Dr • 7 772-5531

TRUE LOVE TABERNACLE OF PRAISE MINISTRY 1456 E. Main St. • 780-5481

FELLOWSHIP CHURCH OF GOD 221 S. Russell St. • 779-9585 ST. JAMES CHURCH OF GODCHRIST 305 W. Thomas St. • 772-0354 CHURCH OF GOD & CHRIST REFUGEE TEMPLE HOLINESS 977 King Ave. • 772-4166 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

OTHER BETHEL COMMUNITY CHURCH 5732 Rudolph Rd. BETHEL SUCCESS 19 N. Court Square • 772-0239 CHRIST CHURCH OF BROWNSVILLE 2120 Anderson Ave. • 772-9933 CHRIST TEMPLE APOSTOLIC 404 E. Cherry St. • 772-0064 CHRISTIAN FAITH TABERNACLE 2826 Hwy. 79 N. • 772-7112 CHURCH OF THE LORD JESUS 687 Bell St. • 772-5357

DANCYVILLE C.M.E. CHURCH 3515 Dancyville Rd. • 5486725

FAITH DELIVERANCE 1193 Tamm St. • 772-2236

DOUGLAS CHAPEL C.M.E. CHURCH 3659 Stanton - Koko Rd. • 731-548-6800

FAMILY LIFE FELLOWSHIP 1274 Thornton Rd • 734-2700

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

WILLOW GROVE BAPTIST Jackson Hwy. • 772-4644 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

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CHURCH OF CHRIST 1238 Thorton Rd. • 772-3344

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

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Anderson students learn how to wash their hands

Mrs. Sarah Poole from the UT Extension Agency brought “Buster the Blacklight” to visit Anderson students this week. Students learned the proper way to wash hands. Her instructions were first, use good soap, make lots of bubbles, wash the fronts, backs, and sides of your hands, wash your wrists and in-between your

fingers, and wash your fingernails, too. Then, rinse all the soapy germs off. Lastly, dry your hands. The students learned that germs are invisible. Mrs. Poole put some invisible gel on their hands. Then they looked at their hands under the blacklight. Wow! So many spots! The students then went to wash their hands. After washing their hands,

they looked at their hands under the blacklight once again. If they washed their hands well ... then no spots! If not ... some spots remained. The students learned that it’s hard to clean under your fingernails! Thank you, Mrs. Poole, for helping us learn more about germs and proper hand washing! Come back soon! Photos submitted

Tennessee students’ ACT scores show incremental increase for second consecutive year

Tennessee public high school graduates slightly improved their performance on the ACT test in 2013, earning an average score of 19.3 out of 36, up from 19.2 in 2012, according to state-bystate results released by ACT today. This marks the second year the average ACT

score for Tennessee students has increased, from 19.0 in 2011. Tennessee is one of only nine states to require all high school students take the ACT. Statewide scores help the Tennessee Department of Education measure the state’s progress towards its goal of

greater college and career readiness for all students. The percentage of test-takers meeting all of the ACT’s college readiness benchmarks rose from 14 percent to 15 percent in Tennessee as scores increased in 2013. “While small incremental gains

are positive, we must work toward larger growth for Tennessee students,” said Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman. “Far too many students in our state graduate without the knowledge they need for college or the job market. We are implementing

education reforms designed to address these deficiencies and drive continuous improvement.” In Tennessee, 56 percent of graduates met ACT benchmarks in English, 27 percent in math, 33 percent in reading and 24 percent in science. As in previous years, 2013 scores highlight the necessity for Tennessee to increase college readiness among certain racial minorities. Only three percent of black students and 10 percent of Hispanic students met college benchmarks in all four-core subjects, compared to 19 percent of white students and 31 percent of Asian students. In Tennessee, 95 percent of students took the standard duration test while five percent took the extended duration test. As of the 201213 data release, ACT will now report scores from both categories in reporting the state’s average composite

score. This is a change from previous years; historically, ACT has calculated scores for standard time test takers only. “Starting with the graduating class of 2013, results from the ACT-approved accommodated administrations that result in collegereportable ACT scores will be included as part of the ACT summary reports,” their report states. Because the state strives to raise standards for all students, the composite score of 19—which includes standard and extended-time test takers will be the state’s new baseline moving forward. Through the implementation of the Common Core State Standards targeted at developing the skills needed for college and the workplace, the state strives to better prepare students and continue to improve Tennessee’s ACT results.

U of M School of Nursing will hold open house at Lambuth campus Learn more about how to get started on your path to becoming a nurse. The Loewenberg School of Nursing at the University of Memphis Lambuth Campus will hold an open house Monday, Sept. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. in VarnellJones Hall, 705 Lambuth

Blvd. in Jackson. There is no charge to attend the event. For more than 40 years, the Loewenberg School has prepared outstanding nurse leaders, clinicians and educators. The BSN program at the Lambuth Campus is

designed to prepare high school graduates, transfer students and college graduates for careers in professional nursing. Those attending will be able to tour classrooms and labs, as well as meet with representatives from admissions,

financial aid, advising and undergraduate and graduate nursing degree programs. In 2012, the Executive Committee of the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) approved the substantive change

notification in regards to the implementation of the RN-BSN (hybrid model) and generic (face-to-face) tracks in the baccalaureate degree program in nursing at the Lambuth Campus. The CCNE approval means that this Lambuth

Campus program meets the standards of program quality, institutional resource, faculty qualification, curriculum and meeting the interests of the community. For more information, call 731-425-1982.


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Tomcats take out Dyersburg Haywood rolls past state’s fifth-ranked team By JEFF IRELAND jireland@statesgraphic.com Considering Haywood had not beaten Dyersburg in several years, the game was in Dyersburg and the Trojans were ranked fifth in the state, the Tomcats appeared to be a pretty heavy underdog heading into Friday night’s game. The way the game played out, that did not seem be the case. Behind a stout defense and big nights from Bryce Young and Wil Austin, the Tomcats beat the Trojans pretty handily, 46-24, to move to 2-0 on the season. First-year Haywood coach Ernie Jackson was asked after the game if the thought the result would surprise football fans around West Tennessee. “I guarantee Dyersburg was surprised,” Jackson said. “The offense played great and the defense played lights out.” Austin racked up 302 all purpose yards, running for two touchdowns and throwing for two more. Young was nearly unstoppable, rolling up 294 yards on the ground and three touchdowns.

Trailing 17-13 midway through the second quarter, Young broke a 60-yarder for a score to go ahead 20-17. As time expired in the first half, Haywood, facing a fourth and 12, scored again on a 38-yard TD pass from Austin to Dylan Simmons go ahead 27-17 at the half. The lead was pushed to 34-17 when Denarius Toliver hauled in an 85-yard TD pass from Austin at the end of the third quarter. “Both of those plays,” Jackson said, “we real mometum changers.” Jackson made a point to congratulate his defensive line – Keyshawn Brummett, Jamarcus Richardson, Montravious Woodland, Rashad Brown and Emmit Gooden – for all but shutting down a highly-regarded Dyersburg offense. “We felt really good going into this game,” Jackson said. “We had a phenomenal week of practice. I have to thank Coach (Andre) Green for a great defensive game plan that the players executed … I told them to be great, and they did.” Haywood hosts Liberty (0-2) tomorrow night in the District 15-AA opener.

Haywood’s Bryce Young, who had 294 yards rushing, finds some space against Dyersburg Friday night in Dyersburg. Below left, coach Ernie Jackson celebrates with his players after the win. Below right, Emmitt Gooden shakes off an injury. Photos courtesy Oscar Esquivias

Haywood soccer team defeats JCM 3-2 By JEFF IRELAND jireland@statesgraphic.com The Haywood Lady Tomcats soccer team picked up their first win of the season in action last Thursday in Jackson. Deja Wilson tallied two goals and Eliza Ford two assists as Haywood defeated Jackson Central-Merry 3-2. “We’ll take the win,” Haywood head coach Mixon Moore said. “I was proud of the girls. It was one of the most physical games I’ve ever seen.” Wilson scored a pair of goals in the first half. Ford picked up the assist on the first one and Pamela Castro assisted on the second. Leading 2-1 at the half, Haywood (1-2-1) got a goal from Kim Nieto, assisted by Ford, to go up 3-1 midway through the first half. JCM pulled to within one goal late, but Haywood’s defense held on down the stretch for the win. “We still have some work to do,” Moore said. “The girls are working hard.” Haywood returns to action today at Ripley at 5 p.m.

Trevor Cunningham, right, runs the ball for 20 yards in the second for a HMS Warriors first down during a 34-6 win at Dyersburg. Above, Jalen Hudson recovers a fumble. Photos courtesy Oscar Esquivias

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Jackson nominated for Coach of the Week The Tennessee Titans are proud to announce the four nominees for Week One of the Titans High School Coach of the Week honors. This week’s nominees are Jeremy Bosken of David Crockett, Ernie Jackson of Haywood, George Quarles of Maryville and James Counce of Henry County high school. Each coach was chosen by sports media throughout the state of Tennessee on the basis of specific criteria. The specific criteria included, beating a longtime rival, snapping a losing streak, defeating a defending champion, an amazing come from behind victory, and/or involvement in the local community.

Also considered, is a coach’s consideration of his players’ safety, by teaching the fundamentals of the game, proper tackling techniques, concussion management practices and adherence to heat and hydration guidelines. Ernie Jackson, Haywood High School: Jackson’s Haywood High School Tomcats defeated Class 4A fifth-ranked Dyersburg Trojans in a road game upset, 46-24. The first-year high school coach put together a great game plan pulling away from his opponent in the second half, racking up over 600 total yards of offense.

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Wellwood/Zion News By Denise Phillips We missed Zion Baptist Church Sunday, but heard there was a good crowd present for the Labor Day Services. Ray Ellington said we had visitors in our Sunday school class and that Bill and Carol Maness were back. Bill has been working seven days a week with TDOT so I’m glad he was able to come. Although Sunday night service was few in number, mama said the worship was great in both! I hope everyone enjoyed their Labor Day as much as we did! Friday, Jason and Amanda came over and helped put up boards and clean windows. Saturday, we traveled to our Rainey family in Nashville along with my brother Tommy and Judy Elrod. After a great time there, we stopped in Jackson Sunday to visit with our son Justin and his family. We can’t seem to get our families together anymore with all the children involved in dierent activities, so we just visit them separately. Precious memories are made with each one as we see them. Congratulations to Sam Pyron who was married Saturday to the lovely Sabrina Saveh. I am sure they had a fabulous weekend in Chattanooga following

the wedding. I think they are making their home in Humboldt, but I am not sure. However, since I work with Sam at the middle school I’m sure he will correct me if I am wrong. By the way, his brother Logan is doing some course work at the middle school as well. He is working on his masters. Way to go Logan! I know Alice Elrod (mama) enjoyed her visit with Aunt Francis Elrod in Hillville Saturday. Connie took them to see Katie Freels and then they enjoyed a delicious lunch at Milanos before returning home. Adam Smith and family, Boyd Wright and family, and the Darnaby and Pinner families enjoyed a weekend at the lake. I am sure a good time was had by all. Jessie and Norma Austin had their children over the weekend. They enjoyed swimming and riding dirt bikes. Some of the boys went hunting as well, and knowing Norma, there’s no telling what else they did to have fun! Mama came by for a brief visit before church Wednesday night. Norma didn’t make it to prayer meeting because she was helping Janet Tinsley get her mother

Nell Austin (Norma’s mother-in-law) settled in at Maplewood Nursing Home in Jackson. Nell had spent a few days in a Memphis hospital and was happy to move back closer to home. Three new members joined the men’s prayer breakfast making a total of ďŹ fteen present Thursday morning. Poplar Corner’s Pastor Tim McPherson led a challenging devotion about a special book called the Bible. This group meets each Thursday at 6:00 at ZBC and all men are invited to join this awesome group of prayer warriors! Don’t forget! Housewarming for Timmy Barnes is September 7 from 12-2 at 6214 Mercer Road. September 8 there will be one service at Zion following Sunday school for family and friends. Lunch will be served for everyone and lots of fun activities will be provided for the kids. Continue praying for sick folks and their families, military personnel and families, shut-ins, those mourning loss, and the leaders of our country. Call me at 772-4257 or email me at phillipsd6@ k12tn.net if you have news. People want to know!

Allen News By Sandi Bishop Bro. Phil and Sandra took a short trip for their anniversary, so Shey ďŹ lled in preaching on Sunday morning and did a great job! His message was from Revelation 3:1422 - “What Kind of Church Are Weâ€?? The Lord was so displeased with the church at Laodicea because they were neither “hotâ€? nor “coldâ€? - they were “lukewarmâ€?. One of the examples he gave that was so interesting was that Laodicea had no water supply and had to depend on aquaducts from about six miles in one direction, which provided water from “hot springsâ€? and about ten miles in another direction, which provided “cool spring waterâ€? - so by the time the water reached Laodicea from both directions, it was “lukewarmâ€?. They had a problem with “possessionâ€? - they had made it their church instead of INS

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“Sallyâ€? (Caryle Kirk), “J.J.â€? (Cam Pirtle), “Hippie Joeâ€? (Madison Campbell), “Bubbles the Clownâ€? (Riley Ferrell), “Priscillaâ€? (Karoline Hobock) and “Big Redâ€? (Zoie Ferrell). Great job ya’ll. We’re looking forward to the next performance. And a special thanks to Brandy Buckingham for all her hard work with the puppet team. Thanks to Joe Barden and the folks at Poplar Corner for the nice reception when Frazier and Linda Russell and I sang there recently. God continues to bless in our music ministry. Many folks in our prayer hearts this week - please pray for those mentioned on Sunday night and Wednesday night and in our Sunday school classes. Also please pray for the families of Jean Robinette and Gillam Howse in the loss of their loved ones. We saw our sweet friends, Evelyn Davis and Earnestine Eason, at lunch Sunday at T-Bone Steakhouse. Please lift up Earnestine and her family in your prayers – her mother, Bonnie Foster, is in a nursing home and hospice has been called in, so Miss Bonnie’s homegoing is probably at hand - pray that God will sustain her family through this diďŹƒcult time. Happy Birthday this week to our sweet “Honeyâ€? (Doris Jernigan). Final thought “When we get tangled up in our problems, the Lord wants us to be still so He can untangle the knotâ€?.

Around Town By Marty Williams Need something furry to love? Adopt a pet!! 772-2908 Football season is here! I believe everyone had a fabulous Labor Day weekend! It was the last big holiday until Thanksgiving, so we all took advantage of it! So many families grilling out and gathering before the full impact of the fall schedule kicks in! David and Susan Garland had a terriďŹ c Labor Day! They drove to Wright-Patterson AFB to witness their son graduate from the Aerospace Flight Surgeon School and receive his AF wings. David got to pin them on his son. He will be the squadron ight surgeon at Travis AFB (near San Francisco), when he returns. Beth Hale Cathey is so tickled about her status as a grandmother and sister, Cherie Hale Parker is just as excited to be an aunt! Jordan and Elizabeth James are the parents of Baby William who arrived 9-1- at 7 lbs 10 0z and 19 ½. Welcome to the world Sweet baby William! Bond Lonon, son of Mary Margaret and Billy Lonon, had a fantastic 13th birthday dove shoot! Happy birthday Bond! Faith Deliverance Church is presenting The Total You Enrichments Session, September 7. Dr. Jesse Cannon and Dr. Anthony Lake will be guest presenters. Just got a mini

tidbit of news. The old Dairy Cream building has been sold and will open as a restaurant. I will keep you updated as to what kind of restaurant, when I know. Haywood Young Guns Stew and Cookout Fundraiser will be at the Skeet Range on Beech Grove Road. Saturday, September 14, 11:002:00. Eat there or take it home. Stew is $25 per gallon and you bring your own container. It is also sold by the plate with two sides. Come out and help these Young Guns! A sad note: Lucinda Chilcutt’s mother, Pattie Coburn, passed away this weekend. We will be thinking about you Lucinda. Also, Ms. Jean Robnett passed away last week. Let’s support her family also, with love and prayers. It is well with their souls. The 2013-2014 Leadership class is about to burst into full swing! They had their orientation and reception last week and will begin the always loved, favorite part of the whole experience‌ Summit Quest! This is an incredible class, so watch out! They are movers and shakers! Walmart had an unbelievable ReGrand opening and ribbon cutting last week! Chamber Director, Renee Moss, said it was one of the best ribbon cuttings she has ever attended. Our

whole community was involved and honored. Thank you Kenneth Knotts for your generosity! Peggy and Robert Haynes had their wedding anniversary last week and my Golden Teddy and I celebrated our 33rd anniversary. My husband said he didn’t know people could live that long, let alone be married that long! What??? Baby Ceree is perking right along! We have found out she said her ďŹ rst sentence last week! It wasn’t your traditional sentence that a toddler would say, but it was her ďŹ rst sentence nonetheless! Congratulations baby Ceree! Pauletta Harrison Kilzer is on her second post op chemo and is planning on going to the beach the day after that! Kudos for such a positive attitude! I am willing to bet she will be packing! Sue and Patrick O’Hearn’s baby boy, Davy, had his ďŹ rst birthday. He is the nephew of Ken Welch and grandson of Margaret Welch. Happy birthday Davy! We have several birthdays coming up this next week: Gina Cozart, Kelly Hughes, Kim Williams, Leslie Stoots, Clay Bridgewater, Rachel Lewis, Jane Waldrop and Gillian Smoot! Let me hear from you! Aroundtownmarty@ aol.com or 780-4111.

Holly Grove News By Martha H. Jones “When We Pray� was the subject of the message. Praying is such a blessing from God. He is always there to hear us, with no call waiting or busy signal. Praying is depending on God when we know we can’t depend on ourselves. The writer of James tells us that the prayer of a righteous person is powerful. Faith is not believing the impossible but believing what God told us is true. In the face of uncertainty, there is still hope when we trust in and obey God. It’s not His will that any should perish, so we need to just keep on praying for those without Christ, remembering that everything is possible with God. Proir to the services, Skyler Ledford and Haleigh Pearson were baptized. Members of their families were there to share this important occasion with them. Roy Lewis challenged everyone by giving his testimony on tithing. The choir sang “Love in Any Language� for special music, featuring Kathy McClinton as soloist and led by Brother Ralph Brown. Our missionary to the jail, Mr. Robert Barden, reported one profession of faith and three rededications Sunday.

Happy Birthday to Makayla Moore, J.T. Campbell, James Moore, Gia Leath, Joe Ellis, Melissa Peace and David Perry. Our dear friend Jan Wynn celebrated her birthday in heaven this year. Happy anniversary to Doug and Gyrit Kail. We express our sympathy to the family of Patty Coburn. Patty grew up around Holly Grove and our condolences to the family of Mr. Earl Davis. Carey and Stephanie Scott and two sons and Steve and Stephanie Lewis, Katie and Harrison attended church at Holly Grove Sunday and following church services joined James and Judy Lewis and Beverly Lewis at a Bells restaurant for a meal together. Those experiencing health problems are counting on us to go to the Great Physician on their behalf. The list includes Brother Ralph Brown who is scheduled for surgery, Lynn Coburn who is home but still needs our prayers, Ronnie Vanstory, Mary Ann Ballard, Letha Adkisson, and Tommy Lomax. Others are our good friend Kathy Clenny, Gary Blair, Justin CLimer, Shelby Jean Outlaw, Fletcher Lewis and Leslie and Ginger Warren. Also include Debbie

Carroll, Ashlyn Young and our pastor who is having diďŹƒculty with his blood pressure. “Missions Nightâ€? was held at church Wednesday night. We had a group of 12 ladies there for WMS and had a good time together promoting and studying about the important place missions are to have in our lives and church. Carolyn Watridge is our president with Barbara Coburn serving as treasurer and Helen Hastings as secretary. The Brotherhood and the other groups also met. On hot summer days, how would we live today without air-conditioners? I reveal my age, but I can remember before air-conditioning. In fact the only places in town that were so blessed with it were banks, drug stores and theaters. Some of the others may have had some type of fans. Wow! I’m sure that sounds ancient to my children and grandchildren. If you want to know more about those ancient days, you might want to get a copy of my last book, “A Journey Into Yesteryears.â€? It carries one back in the early eighteen hundreds to the beginning of Haywood County and on into the 1900s.


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Libra rary ry Corner September? Really?? It’s September already? How can that be? Where has this year gone? Wow, it’s hard to believe that this summer has left us, although it doesn’t quite feel like it yet. Well, since it’s a new month, here is a schedule of all the exciting things happening here at the library. We are happy to announce that Free Basic Computer Classes will be oered here at the library this month. The ďŹ rst class will be held on Tuesday, September 10 at 2pm in the library meeting room. (This is a slight change from our earlier announcement. There was a scheduling conict with the meeting room.) All other classes

will be held on Mondays (Sept. 16, 23, and 30) at 2pm. These classes are on a ďŹ rst come, ďŹ rst served basis and are limited to the ďŹ rst ten people who arrive. We will be covering basic computer skills, understanding the parts of the computer, getting familiar with using the mouse, basic navigation of websites and other programs, and if time, basic e-mail. Again, these are FREE classes held on a ďŹ rst come, ďŹ rst served basis. Toddler Time will be oered on Monday, September 16 at 11am. All toddlers and their caregivers are invited to the library to hear stories, color/craft, and have a light snack. We

love Toddler Time at the Library! Lunch and Learn will be oered on Wednesday, September 25 at noon in the library meeting room. Our guest speaker will be Mr. Joel Southern, CEO of Haywood Park Community Hospital, who will be speaking about the new Aordable Care Act. This is important information that we all need to become familiar with and how it will aect us. Please remember to bring a lunch, the library will provide drinks and dessert. Let’s Lunch and Learn at the Library on Wednesday, September 25, at noon. All are invited to attend. Happy Reading!

Westside News By Mary W. Lewis Bro. Howell Ferguson one of the gospel ministers of Northside Church of Christ in Jackson completed our annual Summer Series of 2013 at Westside Church of Christ Wednesday night when he spoke on “The Resurrection.â€? Bro. Ferguson was accompanied by his wife Mary. He was a local minister of the Brownsville Church of Christ located at 1458 East Main St. for several years and he and his family consisting of their children Sarah, Seth and Nathan lived in the church’s home on Briarcli. After speaking here at Westside Wednesday night, he left the following morning for a missionary trip to Ukraine and Tanzania where he will visit Chimala Bible and School of Preaching where he and his family livedand served for ďŹ ve years. We again extend our sympathy to the family of Bro. Pat Glidewell whose funeral was Sunday, August 25 here at Westside. Following

ReneĂŠ Moss L e a d e r s h i p Haywood County has thirteen class members this year. The class will learn about all aspects of Haywood County. Class members: Casey Berry – Lee Berry State Farm, Becky Campbell – First State Bank, Jan Cleek – Insouth Bank, Vickie Cooper – All That’s Victoria, Mark Covington – Brownsville Police Department, Dan Goforth – Lasco Fittings, Drayton Hawkins – Board of Education, Karen Jones – Haywood County Extension, Brandon Maddux – Tennessee Tractor, Abby Nichols – REDI, Alfred Perkins – Teknor Apex/Haywood Company, “Qâ€? Tyus – Flex Fitness, and Jere Wright – Brownsville Fire Department. Today our Chamber Spotlight is on Brownsville Walmart Supercenter Store # 64. Save money. Live better. Kenneth Knotts is the manager of the

his service, the church hosted a meal for the family, who graciously invited the entire church to share with them in the Fellowship Dining Room. Memorials to Westside in memory of Bro. Pat may be sent to 3235 Hwy 54 West. David Nance, now serving as minister of Ellendale Church of Christ, Hwy 70, near Memphis, is planning one of his regular trips to India before the year ends. He has been a frequent visitor here. Caleb Glidewell has enrolled in FreedHardeman University as a Freshman, where sister, Laura is a senior, planning to major in law. Seth Glidewell, brother of these two is becoming very self-suďŹƒcient in his home. He has learned from attending special school to be productive and diligent in everyday living, learning to wash, dry and fold clothes and to prepare ready-to-eat meals for himself. He is a good singer also and leads some. Jack and Dana Williams met her sister, Anita

Rickman and her husband Jerry in Memphis for lunch recently and saw the movie, “The Butler.â€? Avery Grace Neal and Nathan Patrick Neal, children of Bobby and Amanda, are attending Jackson Christian School again. Bobby and Barbara Hu and her sisterin-law, of Cleveland, attended services for Bro. Pat Glidewell. They are parents of the late Sherry Glidewell. Others out of town were Haley Chrisman of Memphis, who formerly lived and worshipped here with her family and now attends FHU in Henderson; Lynn Jackson of Jackson; Ronnie Hughes who lived and worshipped here with his family; Mr. and Mrs. B.J. McCormack, (the former Gena Myers) of Tipton County. Among others remember in prayer Shirley Cook of Tipton County, sister of Diane Lee and Emily Miller who is scheduled September 30 for surgery at Methodist North in Memphis.

A Botanical Look at Trees By Walter Battle As we continue the clean-up from this year’s storms and start pruning our yard trees for fall clean-up, I thought it would be good for a refresher course on the botanical properties of these beloved multi-purpose plants. University of Tennessee Forestry Professor Larry Tankersly cited the following information from Wood Decay in Living and Dead Trees: A Pictorial Overview by Walter Shortle and Kenneth Dudzik, in the August “Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries Updateâ€? newsletter. Botanically, trees are large, longlived, perennial, compartmented, woody, shedding, walling plants. Some get larger and live longer than any other organism on Earth. Remember that a tree is a green plant with leaves, a stem, and roots. As it grows larger, it’ll become mostly stems of wood and bark. When a tree grows from three feet to over sixty-ďŹ ve feet, the stem increases from about 5 to 75% of total dry mass, the foliage decreases from 60 to 5% and the branches from 20 to 5%, while the roots remain at about 20 percent. Carbohydrates ( r e m e m b e r photosynthesis), made in

by those in attendance. Walmart helps people around the world save money and live better -anytime and anywhere -- in retail stores, online and through their mobile devices. Each week, more than 245 million customers and members visit their 10,900 stores under 69 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 10 countries. With ďŹ scal year 2013 sales of approximately $466 billion, Walmart employs 2.2 million associates worldwide. Since the ďŹ rst Walmart store opened in 1962 in Rogers, Arkansas, they’ve been dedicated to making a dierence in the lives of their customers. Their business is the result of Sam Walton’s visionary leadership, along with generations of associates focused on helping customers and communities save money and live better. Working together creates success!

and poor years (narrow rings) for growth depending on stand density (in forests), climate, and nutritional factors (in the root zone). Some trees survive, others do not. Of all the 4-inch diameter saplings in a hardwood stand, only 10 percent on average survive to become mature 16-inch trees. As the younger, smaller trees die, they decay to enrich the soil with organic matter and nutrients for the surviving trees. Compartmentalization of decay in trees is a powerful system that protects the living parts of a tree, allowing it to survive many wounds and infectious wood pathogens. This inner decay was very noticeable on a lot of the old oaks that were destroyed in this summer’s storm. The tree simply kept “bandaging� itself over the many years.

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Thursday, September 5, 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 January 10, 2006, and the Deed of Trust of even date securing the same, recorded January 20, 2006, at Book 17, Page 763 in Office of the Register of Deeds for Haywood County, Tennessee, executed by Larry Forsythe, conveying certain property therein described to Grady W. Agee as Trustee for Centex Home Equity Company, L.L.C.; 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 September 25, 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: All the following described property, situate and being in the 7th Civil District of Haywood County, Tennessee and being more particularly bounded and described as follows, to wit: Tract 1: Beginning at a stake in the South margin of Highway No. 70 around 2 Miles Southwest of the Town of Brownsville, Tennessee, and 30 feet from the center of same, being 49 feet as measured along the Highway in a Northeasterly Direction from the center of a 24 inch concrete culvert under the highway and being the Southwest corner of a lot in the name of Omar N. Wart (Deed Book 847, Page 338), and being the Northwest corner of this now described Lot; runs thence South 52 degrees 03 minutes East 141.95 feet to a stake; thence South 88 degrees 26 minutes East 190.62

feet to the center of the Cuthbert Switch Road, the Southeast corner of the J.B. Whitehead Lot; thence with the road, South 226.0 feet to a stake, the most easterly end of a new line established by this Survey of September 2nd 1968, by F.W. Carter, County Surveyor; thence West about 265 feet to a stake in the open field; thence North 51 degrees 45 minutes West about 228 feet to a stake in the South Margin of U.S. Highway No. 70; thence with highway No. 70, North 38 degrees 15 minutes East 226 feet to the point of beginning. Beginning at an iron pin set in the East right of way of 70 Highway, 30 feet from center, said point being South 38 degrees 15 minutes West 177.77 feet from the center of a concrete Cilver as measured along the East right of way of 70 Highway, said point alos being the Southwest corner of a Tract in the name of Forsythe (157/219); thence South 51 degrees 49 minutes 35 seconds East 231.90 feet along Forsythe’s South Line to a wood fence post at the Northwest corner of Jackson (148/530); thence North 61 degrees 06 minutes 57 seconds West 235.04 across Thomas (101/380) With a new Line to an iron pin set in the East right of way of 70 highway; thence North 38 degrees 15 minutes East 37.94 feet along said East right of way to the point of beginning. Legal description has been corrected pursuant to an Attorney’s Affidavit. ALSO KNOWN AS: 3148 US Highway 70 West, Brownsville, Tennessee 38012-6952 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: Larry Forsythe; Pearl Marnette The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee’s

Final Notice of Potential Conversion of Flood Plains

The USDA, Rural Business Service has received an application for financial assistance from the City of Brownsville. The proposal consists of construction of an open-air Farmers Market facility to be constructed at the intersection of Anderson Avenue and East Jefferson Street. Rural Development has assessed the environmental impacts of this proposal and determined that the location of the proposed Farmers Market will convert or affect one acre of a flood plain. It has been determined that there is no practicable alternative to avoiding this conversion or effect. The basis of this determination is the proposed structure will not be located in the flood zone according to the applicant. Only the paved parking area will be located in the flood zone. For information regarding this notice contact the Rural Development Area Office located at 85-G Stonebrook Place, Jackson, TN 38305. For questions regarding this proposal, contact Joel Howard, Rural Business Specialist, at (731) 668-2091. A general location map of the proposal is shown below. City of Brownsville/jsf

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. 1286-237370 DATED August 26, 2013 WILSON &ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., Successor Trustee I N S E R T I O N DATES: August 29, 2013,September 5, 2013, September 12, 2013 DSaleNoticeTN-Shellie_ awoodard_130826_1038 FOR SALE I N F O R M AT I O N , VISIT WWW .MYFIR. COM and WWW . REALTYTRAC.COM SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Default having been made in the terms, conditions, and payments provided in a certain Deed of Trust dated MAY 19, 1997, executed by KEITH CALDWELL (A/K/A KEITH BERNARD CALDWELL), A MARRIED MAN (JOINED BY HIS WIFE, LOVELY CALDWELL, A/K/A LOVEY CALDWELL) to BOB WILLIAMS, Trustee, of record in TRUST DEED BOOK 201, PAGE 227, for the benefit ofMORTGAGEAMERICA, INC., in the Register’s Office for HAYWOOD County, Tennessee and to J. PHILLIP JONES, appointed as Substitute Trustee in an instrument of record in the Register’s Office for HAYWOOD County, Tennessee, to secure the indebtedness described; WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust was last assigned to TENNESSEE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, the entire indebtedness having been declared due and payable by TENNESSEE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AGENCY BY AND THROUGH ITS SERVICER AND AUTHORIZED AGENT, U.S. BANK NATIONAL

ASSOCIATION, as provided in said Deed of Trust, I, J. PHILLIP JONES, will by virtue of the power and authority vested in me as Substitute Trustee, on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013 AT 12:00 P.M. (NOON), AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE HAYWOOD COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN BROWNSVILLE, HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESSEE, sell to the highest bidder for cash, free from the equity of redemption, homestead, and dower, and all other exemptions which are expressly waived, and subject to any unpaid taxes, if any, the following described property in HAYWOOD County, Tennessee, to wit: P R O P E R T Y L O C AT E D IN THE COUNTY OF HAYWOOD, TENNESSEE: BEGINNING AT A POINT IN THE SOUTH MARGIN OF GAY STREET, WHICH POINT IS THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 22 AND THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE HEREIN DESCRIBED TRACT; THENCE, FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING AND WITH THE WEST LINE OF LOT 22, SOUTH 120.00 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE HEREIN DESCRIBED TRACT; THENCE, WEST 80.00 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 20, OF AFORESAID SUBDIVISION; THENCE, WITH THE EAST LINE OF LOT 20, NORTH 120.00 FEET TO A POINT IN THE SOUTH MARGIN OF GAY STREET; THENCE, WITH THE SOUTH MARGIN OF GAY STREET, EAST 80.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO KEITH CALDWELL, BY DEED DATED MAY 19, 1997 OF RECORD IN DEED BOOK 218, PAGE 454, IN THE REGISTER’S OFFICE OF HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

ALSO BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED FROM KEITH CALDWELL TO KEITH CALDWELL AND WIFE, LOVELY CALDWELL, BY QUITCLAIM DEED DATED FEBRUARY 9, 1998 OF RECORD IN DEED BOOK 222, PAGE 457, IN THE REGISTER’S OFFICE OF HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESSEE. FURTHER BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED FROM KEITH CALDWELL TO LOVELY CALDWELL, BY QUITCLAIM DEED DATED JUNE 29, 2010 OF RECORD IN RECORD BOOK 78, PAGE 723, IN THE REGISTER’S OFFICE OF HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESSEE. THIS IS IMPROVED PROPERTY KNOWN AS 1124 GAY STREET, BROWNSVILLE, TN 38012. MAP 074A GROUP A PARCEL 006.00 THE SALE OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY IS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, AND IS FURTHER SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF ANY TENANT(S) OR OTHER PARTIES OR ENTITIES IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY. THIS SALE IS SUBJECT TO ANY UNPAID TAXES, IF ANY, ANY PRIOR LIENS OR ENCUMBRANCES LEASES, EASEMENTS AND ALL OTHER MATTERS WHICH TAKE PRIORITY OVER THE DEED OF TRUST UNDER WHICH THIS FORECLOSURE SALE IS CONDUCTED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE PRIORITY OF ANY FIXTURE FILING. IF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY/ INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, THE STATE OF TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, OR THE STATE OF TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORK FORCE DEVELOPMENT ARE LISTED AS I N T E R E S T E D PARTIES IN THE ADVERTISEMENT, THEN THE

NOTICE OF THIS FORECLOSURE IS BEING GIVEN TO THEM, AND THE SALE WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE APPLICABLE G O V E R N M E N TA L ENTITIES RIGHT TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY, ALL AS REQUIRED BY 26 U.S.C. 7425 AND T.C.A. 67-11433. IF APPLICABLE, THE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS OF T.C.A. 35-5-117 HAVE BEEN MET. THE RIGHT IS RESERVED TO ADJOURN THE DAY OF THE SALE TO ANOTHER DAY, TIME AND PLACE CERTAIN WITHOUT FURTHER PUBLICATION, UPON ANNOUNCEMENT AT THE TIME AND PLACE FOR THE SALE SET FORTH ABOVE. THE TRUSTEE/SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO RESCIND THE SALE IN THE EVENT THE HIGHEST BIDDER DOES NOT HONOR THE HIGHEST BID WITHIN 24 HOURS, THE NEXT HIGHEST BIDDER AT THE NEXT HIGHEST BID WILL BE DEEMED THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER. OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: LOVELY CALDWELL; MIDLAND FUNDING LLC, AS ASSIGNEE OF “HSBC/ ORCHARD” THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. This day, August 13, 2013. This is improved property known as 1124 GAY STREET, BROWNSVILLE, TN 38012. J. PHILLIP JONES, SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 1800 HAYES STREET NASHVILLE, TN 37203 (615) 254-4430 www.phillipjoneslaw. com F13-1335

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Notice of Public Auction City of Brownsville Beginning at 0800 am On the Website “govdeals.com” The City of Brownsville will be selling all seized vehicles and all city equipment on the government website “govdeals.com”. This website is available 7 days, 24 hours a day for you to be able to view and bid on all items. This sale will begin at 13 Sept. 2013 at 8:00am. and will continue until 27 Sept. 2013 at 4:00pm. All items will be sold as is, NO WARRANTY implied whatsoever. All titles will be filed with the new owner’s name and address. List subject to change before sale date. 1994 Chevrolet Cavalier 1G1JC5449R7295036

City SeizedVehicles 1985 Chrysler 5th Avenue 1C3BF66P4FX580257

1991 Dodge 15 Passenger Van 2B5WB35Z4MK442936

1982 Ford F15 2FTDF15F3CCA59530

1995 Chevrolet Caprice 1G1BL52WXSR151353

2000 Ford Crown Vic. 2FAFP71WYX102338

1992 Buick Century 1G4AH84N7N6451802

2001 Chevrolet 2500 Truck 1GCHC29U01E138833

1993 Nissan Sentra 1N4EB32H9PC763234

2003 Pontiac GFS 1G2WK52J23F102784

1994 Toyota Camry JT2SK12EXR0192292

1996 Saturn SL2 1G8ZK5274TZ126641

1998 Ford Crown Vic. 2FAFP71W5WX125724

2001 Buick LeSabre 1G4HR54K51U270851

1986 GMC 52 Passenger Bus 1GDJ6P1B9GV505751

1986 Chevrolet 26 Passenger Bus 1GBKP32M0F3345031

2006 Chevrolet Impala 2G1WS551869429591

Other Equipment (1) Metal Storage Shed


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Thursday, September 5, 2013 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE WHEREAS, on November 10, 2005, Larry J. Prater and Sue Prater, by Deed of Trust of record in Record Book 15, at Page 121, in the Register’s Office of Haywood County, Tennessee, conveyed the following described property in trust to secure the payment of a Promissory Note in the original principal amount of Seventy Three Thousand Six Hundred Thirty Nine and 87/100 Dollars ($73,639.87), payable to First State Finance, Inc. f/k/a Community Choice Financial Services, Inc.; and WHEREAS, the undersigned was appointed Substitute Trustee by First State Finance, Inc., the legal owner and holder of the said Note, by appointment dated August 1, 2013, and of record in Record Book 113, at Page 217, in the Register’s Office of Haywood County, Tennessee; and WHEREAS, default has been made in the payment of said indebtedness and other provisions of the Deed of Trust have been violated, and FIRST STATE FINANCE, INC., the lawful owner and holder of the indebtedness, has declared the entire amount due and payable as provided by the Deed of Trust in accordance with its terms, and instructed the undersigned to foreclose. NOW, THEREFORE, the public is hereby notified that the undersigned Substitute Trustee will sell the hereinafter described real estate at public auction, to the highest and best bidder, for cash in hand paid, at the east door of the Courthouse at Brownsville, Haywood County, Tennessee, on Thursday, September 26, 2013, at 2:00 o’clock p.m., said property to be sold in bar of the equity of redemption and subject to the lien of all special assessments against it. If the highest bidder cannot pay the bid within a reasonable time to be announced at the sale, the next highest bidder will be deemed the successful bidder. Lying, and being situate in the 6th Civil District of Haywood County, Tennessee, bounded and described as follows; towit: BEGINNING at an iron pin set at the southwest corner of the West Tennessee Public TV lot as recorded in Deed Book 191, Page 420, Register’s Office, Haywood County Courthouse, Brownsville, Tennessee, said point also being an interior corner in the south line of Hayes, Deed Book 195, Page 164; thence South 65 degrees 35 minutes 21 seconds West 288.10 feet along the south line of Hayes to an iron pin set; thence across Hayes with a new line with the following locative calls: North 15 degrees 10 minutes 01 second West 188.78 feet to an iron pin set; North 80 degrees 09 minutes 13 seconds East 288.90 feet to an iron pin set; South 13 degrees 32 minutes 00 second East 11.01 feet to an iron pin set at the most westerly northwest corner of the West Tennessee Public TV lot; thence South 13 degrees 32 minutes 00 second East 104.74 feet along the west line of the West Tennessee Public TV lot to the point of beginning, containing 1.00 acre as surveyed by Walter R. Powell, RLS 832, on September 17, 1998. THERE IS ALSO

CONVYED HEREWITH AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS for the above described one acre lot, more particularly described as follows, to-wit: BEGINNING at a point being the most easterly southeast corner of the West Tennessee Public TV lot as recorded in Deed Book 191, Page 420, Register ’s Office, Haywood County Courthouse, Brownsville, Tennessee; thence along said West Tennessee Public TV lot with the following calls: North 3 degrees 51 minutes 00 second East 23.25 feet to a point; North 28 degrees 11 minutes 00 second West 328.29 feet to a point; South 31 degrees 56 minutes 00 second West 328.45 feet to a point being the most westerly northwest corner of the West Tennessee Public TV lot, said point also being in the east line of the above described 1.00 acre lot; thence North 13 degrees 32 minutes 00 second West 11.01 feet to an iron pin set at the northeast corner of the above described 1.00 acre lot; thence South 80 degrees 09 minutes 13 seconds West 56.62 feet along the north line of the above described 1.00 acre lot; thence with a line that is 50 feet northerly of the north line of the West Tennessee Public TV lot with the following locative calls: North 31 degrees 56 minutes 00 second East 351.12 feet to a point; North 57 degrees 17 minutes 33 seconds East 54.99 feet to a point; South 59 degrees 05 minutes 30 seconds East 51.37 feet to a point; South 28 degrees 11 minutes 00 second East 328.29 feet to a point; South 4 degrees 55 minutes 29 seconds East 49.89 feet to a point in the center of Chestnut Grove Road; thence North 86 degrees 40 minutes 52 seconds West 50.00 feet along the center of Chestnut Grove Road to the point of beginning as surveyed by Walter R. Powell, RLS 832, on September 17, 1998. SAID PROPERTY is subject to an Easement of a Cathodic Right-OfWay Agreement made with ANR Pipeline Company and recorded in Deed Book 196, Page 164, Register’s Office, Haywood County, Tennessee. BEING the same property conveyed to Larry J. Prater and wife, Sue Ann Prater, by deed recorded in Deed Book 227, Page 206, Register’s Office, Haywood County, Tennessee. Map 073, Parcel 010.14 The street address of the above described property is believed to be 779 Chestnut Grove Road, Brownsville, Tennessee 38012, but such address is not part of the legal description of the property sold herein and in the event of any discrepancy, the legal description herein shall control. SALE IS SUBJECT TO TENANT(S) RIGHTS IN POSSESSION. 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. Other interested parties: BancorpSouth.

Title to said property is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell as Substitute Trustee only and will assign to the purchaser all covenants of warranty contained in said Deed of Trust. The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee’s option at any time. Said sale may be adjourned to another time or may be postponed to another date by public announcement at the appointed time of sale without readvertisement. This office is a debt collector. This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. WITNESS my signature, this the 5th day of September, 2013 KIZER, BONDS, HUGHES & BOWEN, LLC BY: STEPHEN L. HUGHES Substitute Trustee P. O. Box 320 Milan, Tennessee 38358 (731) 686-1198 INSERTION DATES: September 5, 2013, September 12, 2013, September 19, 2013 NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY In obedience to a decree entered on August 8, 2013, in the Chancery Court of Haywood County, Tennessee in the ESTATE OF GENEVA DAVIS, Deceased (Docket #2012-PR-6); notice is given that I will on: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. at the west door of the Justice Complex, 100 South Dupree, Brownsville, Tennessee, sell to the highest and best bidder for cash the following property known as 770 Landfill Rd., Brownsville, TN 38012. Map 085, Parcel 26.00 which consists of a brick home on 1 acre in the 7th Civil District of Haywood County, Tennessee. A complete legal description of said property can be found in Deed Book 118, Page 79 in the Register’s Office, Haywood County, Tennessee. Said sale is subject to the Rules of Chancery and the laws of the State of Tennessee, Sarah Levy Special Commissioner 731-772-0122 D. Nathaniel Spencer Attorney for Estate 731-772-3466 Notice to Creditors As Required by TCA §30-2-306 2013-PR-24 Estate of Luevenia Boyd, Deceased Notice is hereby given that on August 23, 2013 letters testamentary in respect of the estate of Luevenia Boyd (also known as Luvenia Boyd), who died July 25, 2013, were issued to the undersigned by the Haywood County Chancery Court. All persons, resident and non-resident, having claims, matured or unmatured, against the

estate are required to file the same with the Clerk of the above-named Court on or before the earlier of the dates prescribed in (1) or (2) otherwise their claims will be forever barred: (1) (A) Four (4) months from the date of the first publication of this notice if the creditor received an actual copy of this notice to creditors at least sixty (60) days before date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication; or (B) Sixty (60) days from the date the creditor received an actual copy of the notice to creditors, if the creditor received the copy of the notice less than sixty (60) days prior to the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication as described in (1)(A); or (2) Twelve (12) months from the decedent’s date of death. All persons indebted to the above Estate must come forward and make proper settlement with the undersigned at once. John Boyd, Executor James S. Haywood, Jr., Attorney Sarah Levy, Clerk & Master Haywood Chancery Court Justice Complex 100 South Dupree Brownsville, TN 38012 (731) 772-0122 Publication Dates: 08-2913 & 09-5-13

General Sessions Jared A. Barrow; aggravated assault ($100 plus cost, 11/29 suspended, probation). Lloyd Bond; driving while license suspendedsecond or subsequent ($150 plus cost, 11/29 suspended to four days, probation) and light law-motor vehicle (dismissed). James Cason; DUI: second offense ($600 FIC, 11/29 suspended to 45 days, 28 days rehab) and implied consent law (dismissed). Oma L. Currie; domestic assault-aggravated (Grand Jury). James K. DeHart; driving while license revoked ($100 plus cost, 6 months suspended, 6 months supervised probation) and speeding (dismissed on cost). Troy Lee Hamilton; driving while license suspended (dismissed on cost) and vehicles/streetcars stop at all signs (dismissed). Tamika M. Jackson; aggravated assault-domestic (waive to Grand Jury). Thomas M. Jackson; schedule VI drugsattempt ($250 plus cost, 11/29 suspended to 48 hours, supervised probation). Christopher L. Jarrett; theft up to $500 ($50 plus cost, 11/29 suspended to six months supervised probation, restitution-if any). Mark Ligon; aggravated assault ($100 plus cost, 6 months suspended to 90 days, concurrent, proba-

CITY OF BROWNSVILLE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING STORMWATER REPORT NOTICE is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the City of Brownsville on 20th day of September 2013 beginning at 4:00 p.m. at Brownsville City Hall. The City will present and receive suggestions and comments on the following: The City of Brownsville Stormwater Annual Report

A full copy of the report may be viewed at City Hall during normal business hours. All interested persons are invited to attend and comment. CITY OF BROWNSVILLE/jsf

Right to Know 08/25/2013 Vincent Bland; Driving on revoked/suspended license; DTF; $3,000 Toby Spencer Foust; speeding, driving on revoked/suspended license; THP; $3,00 Tracy Evette Goodwin; domestic assault; BPD; $0. Gary Lavell Rice; aggravated assault; BPD; $5,000. Marsha Veronica Russell; driving under the influence, violation implies consent law; BPD; $3,000. 08/27/2013 Phylemon Blue; driving under the influence; BPD; $3,500. Edward Lynn Martin; violation of probation, HCSD; $1,000 cash. Trebian Carnell Pickett; domestic assault; HCSD; $0. 08/28/2013 Charita Lashguon Anderson; shopliftingtheft of property; BPD; $1,500. Michael Bond; evading arrest-felony, driving on rev/sus license-third offense; reckless driving; tampering with evidence; BPD; $0. Ricky Hale; driving on tion). Marcellous Moore; assault-bodily injury (dismissed). Aaliyah C. Rayner; theftup to $500 (11/29 suspended to six months supervised probation, restitution if any, stay off Walmart for one year). Benjamin F. Rogers; driving while license revoked-second or subsequent ($100 plus cost, 11/29 suspended to 48 hours, probation). John W. Rye, Jr.; domestic assault (paid in full, all conditions met, dismissed) Javier Servin; driving while license revoked ($100 plus costs, six months suspended to six months supervised probation) and vehicle registration-improper use ($25 plus costs). Javunta D. Starks; schedule VI drugs-attempt (paid in full, dismissed). David E. Taylor; driving while license suspended (dismissed on costs); registration law (warning); seatbelt-18 and older (dismissed); financial responsibility ($5 plus costs). Ronnie Taylor, Jr.; poss unlaw drug paraphernalia uses and activities (dismissed); seatbelt-18 and older (dismissed); simple poss/casual exchange marj <1/2 oz ($1,000 plus costs, 11/29 suspended to 48 hours). Demario Tyus; driving on roadways laned for traffic (dismissed); driving without license ($25 plus costs); immediate notice of accident (dismissed).

revoked/suspended license; BPD; $3,000. Justin Lake; criminal trespass; BPD; $3,000. Larry D. Pirtle; violation community supervision for life, failure to appearGeneral Sessions Court; HCSD; $0. 08/29/2013 John Dewayne Greene; violation of probation, Circuit Court; HCSD; $50,000. Erica Holmes; driving under the influencesecond offense, violation implied consent law, speeding; BPD; $10,000 Gary Wayne Hopper; driving under the influence-third offense; THP; $7,500. 08/30/2013 John David Eskridge; driving under the influence; BPD; $1,500. Jamour Terez McIntyre; driving on revoked/ suspended license; THP; $3,000. Jessica D Powell; driving on revoked/suspended license; seatbelt law; THP; $1,500. 08/31/2013 Christopher Hernandez; statutory rape, contributing to a minor; BPD; $0. 09/02/2013 Cornelius O. Davis; attachment, failure to appear- HCSD; $500 cash, $170.50 cash. Cory Lorenzo Williams; failure to appear- HCSD; $0 bond. Demario Tyus; leave scene of accident-property damage (dismissed). Floyd Thomas Austin, Jr.; theft up to $500 (retire with leave). Jamarius Chapman; assault-bodily injury (11/29 suspended, probation). Jatavious L. Green; simple possession/casual exchange (dismissed). Ashley Helton; harassment (held in abeyance 6 months, pay costs, no contact). Johnny Frank Reed; theft of property $500-$1,000 (nolle). Johny Frank Reed; theft up to $500 (nolle). Joseph Simpson; assaultattempt (amended to stalking, held open 6 months, costs, stay away). Debra Sloan; stalkingmisd (dismissed). Tierney Trenese Taylor; assault-physical contact (dismissed). Jeffrey M. Traywick; aggravated robbery (nolle). Mark Woods; criminal trespass ($25 plus costs, stay off property). NOTICE TO FURNISHERS OF LABOR AND MATERIALS TO: Roadsafe Trafc Systems, Inc. PROJECT NO.: 98048-4113-04 CONTRACT NO.: CNL085 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 10/04/13.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC REVIEW The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announces the beginning of a 30-day review and comment period on its 2014-2017 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). The STIP establishes projects for major construction and Public Transit over the four-year period, which will utilize available and projected Federal funds. The review period is to provide citizens, affected public agencies, employees of transportation agencies, various stakeholder groups and other interested parties a reasonable opportunity to comment on the STIP. The STIP will be available in hard copy for review at TDOT’s four Regional Ofces during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, beginning September 16, 2013. The locations are as follows: Region 1: 7345 Region Lane, Knoxville, TN 37914, (865) 594-2400 Region 2: 4005 Cromwell Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421, (423) 892-3430 Region 3: 6601 Centennial Blvd., Building R, Nashville, TN 37243, (615) 350-4300 Region 4: 300 Benchmark Place, Jackson, TN 38301, (731) 935-0100 It can also be accessed by going to TDOT’s home page at www.tn.gov/tdot. Written comments may be submitted at any time during the comment period to: Mr. Jim Moore, Transportation Director, Suite 600, James K. Polk Bldg, 505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243-0341, (615) 741-3301, www.TDOT. Comments@tn.gov. In addition, appropriate TDOT staff will be available at the Regional Ofces to answer questions and accept comments on the following dates: Region 1: Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. EDT Region 2: Thursday, October 3, 2013, 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. EDT Region 3: Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. CDT Region 4: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. CDT TDOT will respond to all comments. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex, religion, color, disability or national origin.


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YARD SALE Yard Sale: 4 families Friday, Sept. 6 starts at 7:30-5:30 921 Oakview Cove (End of Meadow St.) Nice ladies clothes 8-22, Children’s clothes, baby items, pictures, household items, and bedspreads. Yard Sale: 3 families 619 North Park St. Lots of $1 items. Boys clothes/ shoes, women clothes, shoes, purses, household items Yard Sale: 1310 Haralson Sat., Sept. 7 shoes, jewelry, furniture, clothes, tools, etc.

RENTAL OPPORTUNITIES For Rent: Houses, Duplexes, Apartments, Retail Space, Office Space Brownsville & Stanton Crye-Leike Real Estate Specialist- No Application Fee! 731779-2345. For Rent: Houses, townhouses, duplexes, and apartments available. Applications and $5 processing fee required. Jacocks Property Management Inc. 1225 N. Washington Ave. 772-0452

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

MANUFACTURED HOMES FOR SALE New 4bd 2ba doublewide del set and a/c WOW $49,995! 100% financing with a clear deed wac. Easy Living Homes LLC 3Way Humboldt 731784-5033. Before You buy a new or used home check out the deals at Easy Living Homes LLC. 3Way Humboldt 731-784-5033. Used mobile home for sale, great condition! Delivered and set up. EZ financing! $19,900 call (731) 427-3387 for info.

Land deed is all you need! $500 dep for qualified land owners! 3,4,5 bedroom homes. Repos available. Financing programs available (731)427-3388.

SAVE hundreds. Fast and easy. Call 1-888-733-7165, 24/7 (TnScan)

HELP WANTED

OWNER OPERATOR WANTED: New Century Trans is Hiring CDL-A Owner Operators. Sign-On Incentives, Competitive Pay Package. Long haul freight. Paid loaded & empty miles. Also hiring Company Teams. Call 866-9387803 or apply online at www.drivenctrans.com (TnScan)

Drivers! No Experience? No Problem! 14-day – local training in Jackson, TN to earn great pay, benefits, job security. Placement assistance & student tuition loans available. Call 1-800-4238820 or go to www.drivetrain.org for training opportunity with Drive –Train, 119 E.L. Morgan Drive in Jackson. Part Time Cook: Our Lady Queen of Peace Retreat Center has a position opening for a part time cook to work selected weekends. Restaurant or catering experience preferred. Call 731-548-2500. Counselors needed Haywood Co. must have bachelors in social area or teaching certificate. Contact Sharon Wolfe 731-686-9383 www. sswolfecounseling.org

ADOPTION WE ARE PRAYING FOR a newborn to love. Open hearted, loving couple wishing you would call... Authorized Medical & legal expenses paid. Call Lisa & Frank toll free 1-855236-7812, FaceBook. com/223258284491718 Lisa and Frank Adoption (TnScan)

HELP WANTED DRIVERS

MILAN EXPRESS DRIVING ACADEMY *Student Loans & Placement Assistance Available “Qualified Applicants” Approved for Veterans Training 1-800-645-2698 www. milanexpress.com/ drivingacademy 53D E.L. Morgan Dr., Jackson, TN 38305 (TnScan) FLATBED DRIVERS NEW PAY Scale- Start @ .37cpm Up to .04cpm Mileage Bonus, Home Weekends, Insurance & 401K. Apply @ Boydandsons.com 800648-9915 (TnScan) DRIVERS: RUN FB with WTI. Be home through the week and weekends. Start up to 28% plus fuel bonus. New equipment. BCBS. Experience needed. LP available. Call 877-693-1305 (TnScan) K N I G H REFRIGERATED

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CDL-A Truck Drivers Needed! Get Paid Daily or Weekly, Consistent Miles. Pay Incentive & Benefits! Become a KNIGHT of the Road. EOE. 855-876-6079. (TnScan) 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)

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)

GUN SHOW SEPT. 7-8, Sat. 9-5 & Sun. 9-4 Murfreesboro Mid-TN Expo Center (1209 Park Ave) Exit 81 Off I-24 BuySell-Trade Info: (563) 9278176 (TnScan)

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DRIVERS CDL-A TRAIN AND work for us! Professional, focused CDL training available. Choose Company Driver, Owner Operator, Lease Operator or Lease Trainer. (877) 369-7191 www. entralTruckDrivingJobs. com (TnScan)

SAWMILLS FROM ONLY $4897.00- Make & Save Money with your own bandmill- Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free Info/DVD: www. NorwoodSawmills.com 1-800-578-1363 Ext. 300N (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 800-277-0212 or www.primeinc.com (TnScan)

MOBILE HOMES FOR SALE

DRIVERS CDL-A SOLO & TEAM Drivers Needed! Top Pay & Full Benefits. Even MORE Pay for Hazmat! New Trucks Arriving Daily! CDL Grads Welcome! 800-9422104 www.TotalMS.com (TnScan)

SPORTING GOODS

MOBILE HOMES WITH LAND. Ready to move in. Owner financing with approved credit. 3Br 2Ba. No renters. 865-291-0506. LandHomesExpress.com (TnScan)

ADVERTISING WORKS YOUR LOW COST ADVERTISING Solution! One call & your 25 word ad will appear in 100 Tennessee newspapers for $265/wk or 26 West TN newspapers for $95/wk. Call this newspaper’s classified advertising dept. or go to www.tnadvertising.biz. (TnScan)

Drivers: Home EVERY Weekend and More! Most runs regional Midwestern round trips! Great Ins, Vac, 401k & Phone! Excellent Home-time! Apply: WTX 58 Truck Ctr Dr., Jackson, TN 1-731-424-9791, x205

E X P E R I E N C E D FLATBED DRIVERS NEEDED. Regional and OTR positions available. Pay is 26% to 28% to start. Call 1-866-515-6990 for more information. www. piimx.com. (TnScan)

A DEVOTED FAMILY PROMISES to Cherish Your Child U n c o n d i t i o n a l l y. Financially secure; expenses paid. Your Child is Already Loved In Our Hearts! Selena & Steve 1-866-8774737, selenaandsteve@ gmail.com, www. SelenaAndSteveAdopt. com (TnScan)

DIVORCE SERVICES DIVORCE WITH OR WITHOUT children $125.00. Includes name change and property settlement agreement.

NOTICE A client wants to buy a limited number of Independant Southern Bank shares and will pay 30% over the March 2013 book value. Call Pat H. Mann Jr., Atty at 731-772-5000

The Brownsville States-Graphic Is seeking an office manager. Applicants must have experience in accounting, knowledge of computers and basic office skills. Please submit resumes, along with salary requirements to: 42 S. Washington or mail them to P.O. Box 59, Brownsville, TN 38012, or submit by e-mail to vfawcett@statesgraphic.com

Part-time Social Worker Rate of Pay: $13.00 - $16.00 per hour 20 hours per week Southwest Human Resource Agency is seeking a parttime Social Worker to work with Adult Protected Services clientele. This position requires a bachelor’s degree, including or supplemented by twenty-one quarter hours in behavioral sciences, i.e. social work, psychology, sociology, and/or home economics (graduation from an accredited school of nursing and licensed to practice in Tennessee as a registered nurse may be considered an acceptable substitute), experience working with elderly and disabled adults, knowledge of local and regional service providers, strong organizational, interpersonal, and decision making skills, and knowledge of federal and state regulations. Applications may be picked up at the SWHRA office at 1527 White Ave., Henderson, TN 38340 or by visiting www.swhra.org. Please mail or fax your application to HR Director at P. O. Box 264, Henderson, TN 38340 or fax to 731-989-3095. Application Deadline is September 11, 2013. SWHRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keeping Adults in a Safe, Loving Environment.

The Heavenly Oak Adult Day Care Center 8 Oak Street • Stanton, Tennessee Now enrolling clients. Call: 731-548-6555 or 731-780-2881 for more information. Accepting major insurances.

The Brownsville States-Graphic isIsseeking seekinga ansales office manager. executive. Applicants must be experience energetic and Applicants must have in organized self-starters. accounting, knowledge of computers and basic offi ce skills. Sales experience preferred Please submit resumes, along with salary requirements Please submitto: resumes to: 42 S. Washington or mail them to P.O. Box 59, Brownsville, TN 38012, or submit by e-mail to vfawcett@statesgraphic.com


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Walmart holds grand re-opening

BY JENNIFER WILLIS jwillis@statesgraphic. com Walmart held a Grand Re-Opening Friday, August 30, and had a large crowd to join in their celebration of the recent remodeling. Walmart’s manager, Kenneth Knotts, spoke briefly about the changes that were made in the store, and thanked this community for all of their support. He also thanked his employees for all of

their hard work, his wife for her support, and God for his many blessings. Several regional managers were also in attendance for the festivities The Haywood Middle School band was on hand to provide music, and the band director, Mr. Cutter, sang the National Anthem. Walmart also gave several donations that morning. They presented checks to Haywood County Concerned Citizens

($1,000), Born to Win Summer Camp ($,1500), West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center ($1,000), and Haywood County Schools ($300). Afterwards, guests were treated to cake and refreshments in the bakery. Walmart’s celebration followed the remodeling of the store. Fresh paint has been put on the walls, signs have been moved or changed, and items in the store have been rearranged to make for easier, more efficient shopping.

Get Well. Live Well. Sixty-one-year-old Haywood County resident, Mr. Billy Cason, was admitted to Crestview Health Care and Rehabilitation in the Spring of 2013 after he had suffered a severe stroke. In the weeks prior to Mr. Cason’s admission to Crestview, he had failed two swallow studies and, as a result of the failed studies, had been classified as not being able to have any food by mouth. Under the direction of Speech Language Pathologist Tarcie Serrano, the therapy staff at Crestview provided a specialized therapy to Mr. Cason, known as “Vital Stimulation Therapy”, commonly referred to as “VitalStim” Therapy. Following four weeks of intensive VitalStim Therapy, Mr. Cason returned to have another swallow study and successfully passed. Soon afterwards Crestview Health Care celebrated National Nursing Home Week by having a cookout for the residents and staff. It was on this particular day that Mr. Cason was able to eat his first bite of “real food” since suffering the stroke. Crestview Health Care offers VitalStim Therapy for patients who suffer from Dysphagia, or difficulty with swallowing. VitalStim uses neuromuscular electrical stimulation in combination with traditional speech therapy techniques to stimulate inactive swallowing muscles. The technique aids in helping patients create or relearn functional muscle use patterns necessary to initiate or re-establish swallowing.

If you would like to learn more about VitalStim Therapy or other available services, contact:

Crestview Health Care AND REHABILITATION 704 Dupree Ave N, Brownsville TN 38012

(731) 772-3356 www.tnhealthmanagement.com/crestview

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Abundant sunshine. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 60s.

Abundant sunshine. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 60s.

Sunny. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 60s.

91/64

Sunrise Sunset 6:32 AM 7:18 PM

Sunrise Sunset 6:33 AM 7:17 PM

Sunrise Sunset 6:34 AM 7:15 PM

91/67

90/66

Abundant sunshine. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the upper 60s.

Sunshine. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 60s.

Sunrise Sunset 6:35 AM 7:14 PM

Sunrise Sunset 6:35 AM 7:12 PM

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Hi 86 69 73 98 89

Lo 65 49 57 72 63

Moon Phases

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Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High The UV Index is measured on a 0 11 number scale, with a higher UV Index showing the need for greater skin protection.

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