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By ECHO DAY email@example.com When a severe thunderstorm warning is issued, fire chief Alan Barkelew has to make a decision: send someone up a pole to activate a siren or let it remain silent. "I just can't send someone up there during a storm," he said Tuesday night. "I just can't do it." For months, he has been working to have more than half of the tornado sirens in South TipCHIEF ALAN ton County BARKELEW repaired. Munford/Atoka Fire Of the Department nine in Munford in Atoka, only three are fully operational and can be remotely activated with a radio signal: those at Atoka Town Hall, Rosemark Road and the House of Hope on Drummonds Road. The others – the sirens at Poplar and Valentine parks, Hwy. 51 at Tipton Road, Tracy Road, Kearns Circle and Inman Trucking – can
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A HELPING HAND Family, friends and neighbors help remove fallen trees from Tony and Connie Cromwell's Mt. Lebanon Road home Friday morning after an EF-1 tornado touched down in the community four miles west of Covington. Photos by Echo Day
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The National Weather Service has determined an EF-1 tornado was the source of damage at two Mt. Lebanon Road homes last week. With approximate wind speeds of 95 miles per hour, the tornado is believed to have touched down at 6:05 a.m. It was on the ground for only four minutes, but the tornado caused significant damage. Tony Cromwell learned early Friday morning how quickly life can change. “I guess it was a tornado or straightline winds,” he said Friday morning. “It all happened within about five minutes.” A farmer, Cromwell was up by 5 a.m. to prepare for work. His wife, Connie, was asleep on the couch then, but she woke up and moved into the bedroom. An hour later, their home and the home of their neighbor, James “Bo” McClain, had been damaged beyond repair. “It sounded like hail hit the house, then it just exploded,” Cromwell said. “I run in the den and I could see the sky through the roof.” The roof had been ripped off, the ceilings had fallen in. Trees all around his property had fallen down, taking power lines with them, and now stood twisted and splintered. Three of the four grain bins across the street had been moved by winds: two were smashed into pine trees, the top of one of them was in the lake behind Cromwell’s house. Another bin was reportedly in a field a mile away. MemphisWeather.net reported the tornado’s path length was 1.3 miles. “It’s devastation,” he said. “It scared Connie to death. She was laying in the floor, screaming and hollering. It was loud, but I never really heard the wind.” Phones weren’t working and trees were blocking the doors and windows of Cromwell’s home. His daughter and her family, including her two children,
live in a trailer across the field. He climbed over the trees and borrowed his brother’s four-wheeler to check on them. “All I was concerned about was these kids, I was trying to get to them.” Thankfully, there were no injuries and only minor damage to his daughter’s home. “It didn’t hurt the trailer, but it moved her car. The wind also totaled my SUV and damaged my truck.” Within minutes family members, friends and neighboring farmers were at Cromwell’s home helping cleanup the damage. Outside, chainsaws buzzed for hours to remove the trees from atop the Cromwells’ house. Inside, dozens of other people were wiping down framed family photos, moving furniture out of the house and using shovels to scrape soggy insulation from the floors. It was an amazing show of support, the Cromwells said, and they would like to express their sincere thanks for the help and support they received on Friday. “Special thanks to Cromwell & Scott, LLC and crew, TC Vinyl & Crew, Sheri Richardson and Lynette DeGrazia for their long hours of hard work,” Cromwell said. “And to Teri Turner who provided breakfast to everyone that morning and to all others, too many to list, thank you. We are so blessed to live in such a wonderful community.” North of the Cromwell property, the tornado moved the McClain home off of its foundation. Dr. Jesse Can-
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TOP: Two of four grain bins across the road from Tony Cromwell's house ended up in a grove of pine trees near his home, a result of the tornado that hit at 6:05 a.m. Friday morning. ABOVE: A map shows the Cromwell property prior to the tornado.
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When Ignacio Espinoza moved to Covington in 1995, he wanted to achieve the American dream. Working at a friend’s restaurant in Jackson, one afternoon Espinoza happened upon Covington and so he began working to meet his goals. “I wanted to open a restaurant of my own.” he said. “I thought Covington was a good-sized place to start since there were no other Mexican restaurants here.” Soon he opened La Pachanga and, later, Perico’s. During the early years of Espinoza’s restaurant business, his wife and three young children were still in Mexico. He was determined to create a better life for them in the United States. In 1999, his wife, Rosa, and
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Continued from A1 either only be activated manually or have recently been struck by lightning and don't work at all. The siren at Poplar Park was struck by lightning several weeks ago, just hours after it'd been tested. Barkelew said claims have been submitted, but Whelen, the company that manufactures the sirens, only builds parts when they are requested. "They don't keep them in stock," he said. "That doesn't make sense to me." Additionally, parts cannot be taken from one siren to repair another because they are custom manufactured, he said. Malfunctioning sirens are a concern for the public, but Chief Barkelew said the aren't meant to be the only warning system in place during severe weather. He encourages residents to use technology to help ride out the storms. "Most everyone has a smartphone these days. A lot of news channels have weather apps and sometimes users are alerted to warnings at the same time we are, so they already know they should be in a safe place by the time we turn the sirens on. Don't depend on the sirens."
By FRANCE GASQUET firstname.lastname@example.org The Covington-Tipton County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a garden tour on June 8 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Tour five private gardens, participate in demonstrations, and enjoy an hors d’oeuvres reception at the Tipton County Museum and Nature Center. Featured gardens and demonstrations include: Dr. and Mrs. Loren Crown’s oriental garden. Mrs. Crown will be giving a demonstration on “The Elements of Chinese Gardening.” Ken and Judy McCool’s “All American Garden” showcasing roses, hydrangeas, crepe myrtles, azaleas, and many more beautiful shrubbery and flowers. There will be
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obligations that may get in the way of earning a college degree. A 2010 survey conducted by the Nielson Company and Stanford University found that 87 percent of Hispanic immigrants value higher education, but only 13 percent have earned a degree. Working hard at the family business while getting an education is difficult, but the Espinozas have made it happen. Last month, the three oldest Espinoza children graduated from Dyersburg State Community College and each plans to continue with a fouryear program in the fall. They are also the first generation of their family to have completed high school. Juan, now 23, will attend University of Memphis and study international business. Alex, 21, will pursue a degree in computer programming at Middle Tennessee State University. He’s interested in creating video games. “I want to experience life,” Alex said. “Leav-
ing Tipton County is sad and exciting at the same time. I have so many relationships with the friendly, nice people of this community. We know most everyone in Covington from working for the family business.” Claudia, 20, will continue her studies in nursing at the University of Memphis. “I can’t wait to be a part of the U of M Tigers. Although I loved DSCC, and being home during this time, I’m so excited to continue my education on a larger campus. And I can’t wait for Tiger basketball season to begin.” The Espinozas' fourth and youngest child, Aiden, is in eighth grade at Brighton Middle School and wants to be a pilot when he grows up. Claudia credits her parents with encouraging academic success within the family unit. “Our parents always said that ‘education is a success that no one takes from you,’” she said.
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Continued from A1 young children, Juan, 8, Alex, 6, and Claudia, 5, left the Mexican city of Ciudad Manuel Doblado GTO and made their way to the American South. When they emigrated, they spoke very little English and struggled with the culture shock that living in a new country often brings. In Mexico, boys had to march to their classes like soldiers; the girls were expected to wear dresses every day. Traditionally, children walk to school each morning, return home for a two and a half hour lunch and rest, a period of time called siesta, then walk back to school. When the children began school in Tipton County, three Spanish translators were used to communicate with the children and help their transition. As they grew, the children were expected to help out at Perico’s and then at Breakfast Cove, the restaurant the family currently owns. It’s not unusual for first-generation Americans to have family
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non, who is working to organize a donation fund for McClain, said the homeowner is unemployed and recently underwent two knee surgeries. “He’s engaged and wanted to get married,” Cannon said of McClain. “His fiancée has been caring for her father, who is disabled too.” The fund is still in the works, but Cannon said anyone who wishes to donate can email him at jesse. email@example.com for more information. No warning That there were no injuries is a miracle, especially considering McClain and the Cromwells had no warning. And tornadoes like the one that hit Mt. Lebanon rarely have tornado warnings due to their transient nature. The NWS warns the public to be prepared during severe weather, no matter how small the threat. The home he’s lived in all his life had been destroyed, but Tony Cromwell said he’s lucky to be alive. “It was bad. We was lucky to survive, I guess.”
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Sales tax increase a no-brainer There are big changes looming on the horizon in South Tipton County, changes that could save your life. If you’re willing to pay for them, that is. I’ve covered Munford and Atoka for more than six years and fire protection has always been a complaint from residents. As has been reported, residents and officials in Atoka don’t believe their town is being adequately protected by the fire department because Station 3, located at Walker Parkway and Elizabeth Drive, was rarely manned prior to December. Atoka currently contracts services from Munford, and pays $375,000 annually for fire protection, but budget OFF THE RECORD constraints have left ofECHO D AY ficials in Munford unable to hire an adequate number of firefighters. There are currently eight full-time positions for the Munford/Atoka Fire Department, which means one firefighter for every 1,788 residents in the city limits. According to Patrick Coughlin, a retired fire chief and frequent contributor to Fire Chief Magazine, the department needs nearly double the positions to safely suppress a structure fire. “In my experience, the average number of firefighters needed to stop a typical house fire with a reasonable level of safety to firefighters is 13-15,” he said in a 2009 article. The only other full-time department in the county, in Covington, employs 22 full-time firefighters. MAFD is grossly understaffed and, thankfully, officials in both cities are actively working to address the issue. The bad news? Full-time firefighters aren’t free and it will take a tax increase to fund additional positions. The good news? The increase is only .5 percent, which is only an extra nickel on every $10 purchase. Additionally, it’s sales and use tax, not property tax, so anyone who spends money in Munford and Atoka will help contribute to making your home a safer place to be. Both cities are planning a referendum in September and residents will have the chance to vote whether or not the increase will be instituted. Officials in Munford have been very clear that if the measure passes, more firefighters will be hired. The direction in Atoka is less clear because it depends on what happens, city officials said. The referendum could pass in both cities, fail in both cities or pass in one and not the other; until then, officials are keeping their options open, but there has been considerable interest in an independent department. One thing is clear: something needs to be done to increase fire protection (and, perhaps, lower the ISO rating and your homeowners’ insurance rates) and additional revenue is what it’s going to take to fund it. Do you want quicker response times? Do you want increased safety? Do you want to increase retention rates? Of course you do, so put your money where your mouth is. Vote for the tax increase, then shop at home to make sure your tax dollars fund programs that will benefit you and your neighbors. It seems like a no-brainer to me. Echo Day is the news editor of The Leader. She can be reached by phone at 901-476-7116 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Have you not heard of the solution? Dear editor, To begin with, animal shelters are full. Shame on you humans. I dream about a difference for animals and wonder why you out there do not understand there’s a problem. The shelter’s full, rescue groups are at work to help solve the problems. Many puppies and kittens have to be put down due to the lack of homes and ignorance of humans. Have you not heard of the solution? Spay and neuter: it is necessary. Why do you think it’s okay to let breeding go on and then make it someone else’s responsibility to take care of the outcome? Wake up to the SEE LETTER, PAGE A5
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Start Monday and finish up Tuesday Since Blue Monday was always ma didn’t want any dirt on the wash day, Tuesday was ironin’ day. smelly, clean clothes. We gen’ly A funny set up. Sometimes Mom- kept a bushel basket and a washma might start trying to iron late tub on the back porch for toting Monday afternoon, clothes and vegetables. but gen’ly she would Friends, do memories get a good start early bring back yo’ wobbly Tuesday morning. steps? Our first back After the clothes porch step, when I was dried all day Monreal little, Daddy cut off day, Momma would a smooth log that lasted tell me, “go gather for a while. But when it the clothes.” This rained or if you didn’t meant get them off hit it just right you the clothesline. You might stumble into the know, you gather well right outside the clothes like you gathback door. Later, we got er the vegetables out some concrete blocks for SOUTHERN RAISIN' of the garden. I’d a modern stable step. OTIS G RIFFIN have to fight the dogs, I had to bring all the as they wanted to drag clothes on the back porch some pants to the road. The cats while Momma set up the ironing had to observe the work and the board and heated the irons. Emchickens were always scratching phatically you are reminded not to under yo’ feet. mix the whites and colored. I also Neighbor, the clothesline usu- stood on a metal five-gallon bucket ally consisted of sash cord we used to even reach the clothesline. The to hold the weights on the side of fun began. the tall windows when you raised We had a little cloth bag to store and lowered them, so the glass all the clothespins in that hung on wouldn’t break if the windows fell the line with a piece of baling wire down. The clotheslines ran from so you could slide it up and down the big pecan tree to the corner the line. Just pinch the pins, drag posts of the garden. It ‘ain’t gon- the clothes off the line, and drop na’ fall down. them in a tub or basket. Now the I was so small initially I used trick was to get one foot up on the a half-bushel basket to gather step, hold the door open, balance a clothes. I was reminded to wipe over flowing basket full of clothes, out the basket real well as often it and make it to the back porch was additionally used in the gar- without falling down or getting den to tote vegetables, and Mom- ruptured. One lesson is; don’t pull
the screen door open real hard, or the spring will fly off and belt you upside the head. That hurts worse than a mad, snorting Black Angus bull running over you. When Momma first started ironing, she used a coalscuttle to heat three irons. Then she started using her wood cook stove by layin’ the irons on top ’til they got just right! See country folks are smart. Those cast irons were heavy enough to chunk through the smokehouse door. She’d also cook while heatin’ irons on the stove. The clothes were sprinkled with water so the iron won’t stick. Brilliant and simple. We always kept a water bucket on the back porch table so all I had to do was take off the rag covering the drinking water, skim the bugs, and get a dipper full of water in a soup bowl. Dip your fingers in the bowl and sprinkle lightly. Not too much, just right! Momma would scold me if I used too much water hoping to finish too soon. She said, “you can’t hurry nature.” Don’t forget after sprinkling, the clothes were twisted, wrapped in a towel, and set for a few minutes, so they will be ‘just right’. Some memories from the past of our Southern hard workin’ heritage.…GLORY! Otis Griffin is the author of the book “Southern Raisin”. He was born in Charleston, Tenn., and attended Rosemark Grammar School and Bolton High School.
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If so, call: 24-hour number: Central Dispatch 901-475-4300 Sheriff’s Office Tipline: 901-475-3307; email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tipton County CrimeStoppers 901-476-4411 Or contact any local law enforcement agency to report any of these people.
Baker, Verna Jean Born: 11/20/1954 165 Bickford Apt. 2 Memphis, TN 38017 Charge: Fraud
Carlisle, Joseph Allen Born: 2/13/1975 535 Raney St. Portageville, TN Charge: Promotion of meth manufacturing
Douglas, Curtis Born: 2/26/1972 810 West Thomas Brownsville, TN 38012 Charge: Forgery
Franks, Matthew Allen Born: 3/12/1984 10788 Hwy. 59 W Burlison, TN 38015 Charge: Burglary
Jones, Jermaine Lee Born: 11/4/1982 4935 Navy Rd. No. 5 Millington, TN 38053 Charge: Poss. sch. II with intent
Kilpatrick, William Joshua Born: 5/28/1960 2944 Campground Rd. Munford, TN 38058 Charge: Agg. assault no injury
Nash, Stanley Born: 3/24/1980 439 Peete Street #A Covington, TN 38019 Charge: Agg burglary
Miles, Terence E. Born: 3/22/1990 7950 Brunswick Millington, TN 38053 Charge: Poss. of schedule II
Barnes, Willie Evan Born: 6/6/1991 1399 Jack Bennett Rd. Brighton, TN 38011 Charge: Felony failure to appear x 2
Nash, Latoria Denise Born: 11/25/1972 439 Peete St. A Coivngton, TN 38019 Charge: Tampering with evidence
Continued from A4 problem, put a stop to homeless animals. By the way, rescues need foster homes and, remember, it’s costly too; donations would help so much. Check with the shelter to help. You can make a difference. Support the shelter and rescue groups. Barbara Kesler, Munford
Continued from A4 range of 2008 Farm Bill programs that provide assistance to rural America will expire this September. A long-term, comprehensive Food, Farm and Jobs Bill is critical for USDA’s efforts to create new opportunity in rural areas. During National Homeownership Month, we’ll take steps to highlight USDA programs that help rural families get a good place to live. And in the long term, we’ll continue our focus on strengthening and revitalizing the rural economy for generations to come.
The following persons were booked into the Tipton County Correctional Facility May 26-June 1.
▪ Adams, Robert Eric, 33, driving on rev./canc./ susp. license; May 29, TCSO ▪ Adams, Tevin Devonte, 21, failure to pay child support, May 30, TCSO ▪ Anderson, Joe Nathan, 57, DUI second offense, viol. implied consent law, reckless driving, resisting arrest, May 27, TCSO ▪ Bond, Marquay Ledevon, 20, pulblic intoxication, disorderly conduct, May 26, TCSO ▪ Booker, Jeremy Wayne, 35, driving on rev./canc./ susp. license, no insurance, viol. light law, viol. registration law, May 26, TCSO ▪ Boyce, Glenn Justin, 22, driving on rev./canc./ susp. license, no insurance, speeding, May 27, THP ▪ Bringle, Kristina Marie, 25, worthless check, May 28, TCSO ▪ Brown, Donald Ray, 58, driving on rev./canc./susp. license, viol. registration law, viol. light law, failure to vaccinate; May 26, BPD ▪ Brown, Ellarwee Nicole, 29, possession of SCH. II,posession of SCH. VI ; June 1, TCSO ▪ Burton, Marcus Antoinio, 31, viol. sexual offender act, May 28, TCSO ▪ Campbell, Antonio Cordarrell, 22, driving on rev/canc./susp. license, seatbelt law, May 28, TCSO ▪ Campbell, Rodney Brian, 44, driving on rev/canc./ susp. license, disregard stop sign, May 28, CPD ▪ Carder, Robert Chase, 20, possession of SCH.VI, May 31, TCSO ▪ Cleaves, Richard Daniel, 32, filing false report, driving on rev/canc./susp. license, no insurance, violation of window tint lasws, May 29, TCSO ▪ Cochran, Erica Nicole, 23, assualt x 2, reckless endangerment; May 31, TCSO ▪ Cox, Marcus Deon, 25, driving on rev/canc./susp. license, May 28, TCSO
▪ Currie, Lori Jean, 31, driving on rev/canc./susp. license, no insurance, May 28, TCSO ▪ Dancy, Ashley Nicole, 23, shoplifting, May 31, TCSO ▪ Davis, Denise Darcel, 55, DUI 1st offense; May 26, APD ▪ Deboor, James Eric, 34, driving on rev./canc./ susp. license, opposing traffic, May 27, TCSO ▪ Dixon, Brian Charles, 25, agg. assault (no injury) x 2, child endangerment; May 29, TCSO ▪ Dowell, Timothy Sharial, 33, poss. legend drug w/ out prescription, driving on rev/canc./susp. license, failure to appear, May 31, MUPD ▪ Edwards, Charles Allen, 24, DUI 1st offense, May 28, TCSO ▪ Fleming, Deborah Lynn, 50,driving on rev/canc./ susp. license, no insurance, June 1, MPD ▪ Flowers, Daniko Deon, 25driving on rev/canc./ susp. license, agg. assault no injury x 3, May 28, TCSO ▪ Flowers, Lonnie Ray, 27, driving on rev./canc./ susp. license,impending traffic, May 26,CPD ▪ Flowers, Shakita Bra’shay, 22, theft over $500, May 30, CPD ▪ Frost, Johnny Lee, 58, agg. assault (no injury), failure to pay child support, May 29, CPD ▪ Fulcher, Cynthia Gale, 32, child endangement, domestic assualt, May 28, TCSO ▪ Grandberry, Michael Terrell, 31, del of cocaine, fail child support, May 28, TCSO ▪ Green, Candice Joy, 41, harrassment/intimidation, vandalism, May 28, TCSO ▪ Greene, Kenda Lynn, 37, domestic assault, June 1, TCSO ▪ Hampton, Christopher Michael, 25, theft over $1000, May 28, CPD ▪ Harris, Darren Darceil,
21, agg. burglary, vandalism, June 1, CPD ▪ Hatchel, Kevin Levon, 23, driving on rev/canc./ susp. license, driving left of center of roadway, no insurance, May 26, TCSO ▪ Jones, Larry Alvin, 20, poss. controlled subtance, May 21, TCSO ▪ Hill, Sherry Lasheek, 23, theft under $500, May 28, TCSO ▪ Hooper, Ashley Lauren, 25, driving on rev/canc./ susp. license, May 29, TCSO ▪ Humphrey, Angela Dawn, 28, driving on rev/ canc./susp. license x 2, no insurance, viol. light law, May 26, TCSO ▪ Jefferson, Corey Lamont, 35, driving on rev/canc./ susp. license, no insurance, speeding, dl viol. restriction, May 27, THP ▪ Johnson, Quinton Montrell, 22, failure to appear, agg. robbery, driving on rev/canc./susp. license, del of marijuana, theft under $1000, poss firearm/commission dangerous felon; agg burgulary; resisting arrest, May 29, TCSO ▪ Jones, Lisa Marie, 30, driving on rev/canc./susp. license, June 1, TCSO ▪ Joy, Brian David, 33, domestic assault, May 30, TCSO ▪ Kahler, Matthew Hunter, 28, domestic assault, May 30, MUPD ▪ King, Terri Renee, 23, agg burglary, theft under 500, criminal impersonation, June 1, CPD ▪ Lohse-Palmer, Rudy Ray, 19, domestic assault, evading arrest, May 29, TCSO ▪ Mashburn, Justin Dallas, 32, filing false report, theft under $10,000., May 29, TCSO ▪ Mason, James Gene, 61, agg. assault (no injury), May 29, CPD ▪ Mcshane, Tommy Lee, 48,driving on rev/canc./ susp. license, June 1, MUPD ▪ Mervine, Anthony James, 25, poss. sch. III, driving on rev/canc./susp. license,no insurance, viol
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registration law, May 31, APD ▪ Nelson, Florence Lee, 52, DUI 1st offense, driver to exercise due care, June 1, CPD ▪ Pittman, Larry Gene, 41, public intoxication, May 23, CPD ▪ Parker, Charles Dustin, 31, warrant arrest, May 27, TCSO ▪ Patrick, Edward Brent, 43, driving on rev/canc./ susp. license, poss of drup para, May 30, APD ▪ Pinner, Casey Layne, 34, warrant arrest, May 28, TCSO ▪ Schultz, Aaron Cannon, 18, DUI 1st offense, open container, underage consumption of alcohol, May 26, TCSO ▪ Taper, Louis Curtis, 20, failure to vaccinate, agg burglary, May 29, TCSO ▪ Tidwell, Jennifer Archer, 33, DUI 1st container, open container, May 26, APD ▪ Tomlinson, Ashley Danielle, 24, shoplifting, May 31, TCSO ▪ Whitehead, Norris Dale, 39, driving on rev./canc./ susp. license, viol. bumper law, improper tag display, no insurance, May 26, TCSO ▪ Winfrey, Lavale Antonia, 45, driving on rev/canc./ susp. license, viol of seat belt law, viol. light law, no insurance, May 26, TCSO ▪ Yancey, Willie Royel, 36, driving on rev/canc./susp. license, May 31, CPD shoplifting, May 21, TCSO
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CRIME STOPPERS OF TIPTON COUNTY INC. is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for the deaths of:
John Curtis Rann, a 24-year-old white male who was found dead with several gunshot wounds on Black Springs Hill Road in southwest Tipton County on Dec. 5, 1986. Rann had been missing since November 26, 1986. Johnny Poole, a 23-year-old white male whose partially burned body was found on Oct. 25 1988, in his burning pickup truck near the boat landing at Piljerk, on the Hatchie River. Poole had a gunshot wound in his back. If you have any information about either of the crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 901-476-4411. You will NOT be required to give your name or testify in any court. The source of information given to Crime Stoppers will be held in strict confidence.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO ARREST OR DETAIN ANY OF THE SUBJECTS OF THE WARRANTS LISTED IN THIS DATABASE. The list is current at the time of publishing and therefore recent changes in the status of warrants may not be reflected. It is possible that some warrants have been resolved and the matter is no longer pending. This information is being provided as a service to the public; however, neither the Tipton County Sheriff ’s Office nor The Leader cannot guarantee nor assume any liability for the accuracy of the information at the time of use. All warrants must be verified for accuracy through our system prior to an apprehension. All persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. NO ATTEMPT SHOULD BE MADE TO APPREHEND THESE INDIVIDUALS EXCEPT BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OR PEACE OFFICERS. SOME INDIVIDUALS MAY BE ARMED AND SHOULD BE CONSIDERED DANGEROUS. If you recognize a name on the list, if you find your name, or if you find a discrepancy, please contact the Tipton County Sheriff ’s Office at 475-3300 or via email at sheriff@tiptonco. com.
Obituaries Nancy Tipton Mason
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Date of Death – May 23, 2013
Date of Death – May 31, 2013
Nancy Tipton Mason, 57, daughter of Hazel Jones Tipton of Mason and the late Frank Bland Tipton, expired on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at St. John Hospital in Detroit, Mich. Visitation took place on Friday May 31, 2013 from 1-5 p.m. at Palmer Funeral Home in Mason. Services were Saturday, June 1 at 12:30 p.m. at Shiloh C.M.E. Church with burial in Sharp Cemetery, both in Covington. To celebrate her life, she leaves her loving husband, Larry Mason, and two children, Nicole and Lashanda Mason, all of Detroit; seven siblings: Calvin, Freddie, Tommie Lee (Mattie), Bobby (Vera) and Quenette Tipton, all of Mason, and Ollie Mae Tipton and Marilyn Tipton, both of Covington; one grandchild: Xavier May of Detroit; and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Four siblings preceded her in transition Frank Jr., Charlie Tipton, Lou Bertha Price and Carrie Mae Strange.
Maliya Irby, 4, of Munford, died on Friday, May 31, 2013. Visitation was held on Monday, June 3 and funeral services took place on Tuesday, June 4 at Hosanna Church in Munford. She is survived by her parents, Shellina Irby and Danny Muex Jr.; sisters Kimora Irby and Madilyn and Mylee Muex; brother Danny Muex III; grandparents Porshea Locke, George Locke, Danny Sr. and Marilyn Muex; great-grandparents Peggy Muex, Isaac Wynn and James and Shirley Fleming.
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Michael Olin Holland Jr. Date of Death – May 24, 2013
Michael Olin Holland Jr. 32, of Covington, formerly of Tuscumbia, Ala., passed away May 24, 2013 Visitation will be Thursday May 30, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Tuscumbia Church of Christ, with funeral services to begin at noon in the church. Burial to follow in Colbert Memorial Gardens. Brother Jeff Abrams and Brother Mike Melton officiating. He was preceded in death by his “I’m tha drummer” Pe Paw, Billy Richardson Sr. and grandfather Herbert Holland Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Holland; parents Mike and Renae Holland; grandparents Jerry and Else Cooley and Sue Richardson; brothers Matthew Ray Holland (Kristen), Mac, Marcus, Marlon, Marty, Mason, Kobe, Miles, Mitchell and Marshell; sisters Michelle Nicole Holland Yerbey (Nicholas), Matilda, Mya, Maranda, Melissa, Makenna, Makayla, Morgan, Malydia, Madelyn, Tori and Maria; nieces KenzieLeigh Yerbey and Brooklyn Holland; nephews Levi Holland and Tynnison Holland. Pallbearers will be Keith Davis, Wally Cagle, Lee Glover, Breeze McCaig, Bill Richardson Jr., Randy Jackson, Matthew Holland, and Justin Clark. Honorary bearers are Dillon Clark and David Ezell. Michael was a member of Tuscumbia Church of Christ, a member of the IBEW Local 558 and a 1999 graduate of Deshler High School, where he played baseball as a hind catcher, and was in the band. He loved all music and was an avid artist. Special thanks to the TVA friends who came out to help, Charleston Volunteer Fire Dept., the Tipton County law enforcement agencies, and all the prayers that were sent out from friends, neighbors and churches and to Mike Hopkins and Bobby Behel for taking to the air to search. Memorials may be made to Agape Children’s Home of North Alabama, P.O. Box 127, Madison, AL 35758 or Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home, or Charleston Baptist Church Building Fund. Colbert Memorial Chapel of the Shoals is assisting the family. You may sign our online guest book at colbertmemorial.com. The Leader (Covington, Tenn.) June 6, 2013
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Date of Death – June 1, 2013 Mrs. Louanna Cohill, 69, of Ripley, died on Saturday, June 1, 2013. Funeral services will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 7 at Holly Grove M.B. Church in Ripley. Burial will take place at New Hope Cherry Cemetery in Henning. The Leader (Covington, Tenn.) June 6, 2013
Coy William Rose
September 30, 1932 – June 2, 2013 Coy William Rose passed from this life to his eternal home with his Savior and Lord Jesus Christ. He joined many saints that preceded him including his father, James William and mother, Louise Daugherty Rose, his sister, Linda Rose and brother, James Rose. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, June 5 at the First Baptist Church of Covington with interment in Magnolia Gardens Cemetery. Mr. Rose is survived by his wife of 64 years, Ellen Jeanette Davis Rose. He also leaves four sons, Randall Davis (Amy) Rose of Hendersonville, Paul William (Nancy) Rose of Covington, Carl Warren (Terrie) Rose of Westmoreland and Allan Marcus (Judy) Rose of Covington and one brother, David Rose of Columbus, Miss. Mr. Rose was blessed with the love and admiration of his 14 grandchildren, Tracy Rose, Craig Rose, Kate Krull, Rebecca Cochran, John Paul Rose, Alisa Costa, Carla Putt, Michael Rose, Corey White, Dillon White, Clay Rose, Casey Anderson, Kelly Kinney, Jessica Rose and 19 great grandchildren. Coy Rose was a Christian that was a member of the First Baptist Church of Covington where he served as a deacon and on various committees including the Long Range Planning Committee and was instrumental in the relocation of FBC to its current location. He was the founder and co-owner of the Rose Family of Companies. His work ethic and integrity were admired by all that knew him. He had served on the Board of Directors of Dunlap Assisted Living. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. The family requests that memorials be made to the Building Fund of FBC Covington. Friends may sign an online guestbook at www.covingtonfuneralhome.com.
Graveside services were held on Tuesday, June 4 at the West Union Cemetery in Millington. He is survived by two sisters, Una Mae Strevel of Covington and Thelma Louise Dungy of Ripley and one brother, Leon Zenar of Munford. Mr. Zenar was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Friends may sign an online guestbook at www.covingtonfuneralhome.com. The Leader
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Impress Dad with Fork Tender Crock Pot Beef “My husband loved this...we had no leftovers!”
hen schedules and temps heat up this summer, lean on the trusty Crock Pot to save time and avoid the oven! Home cook Judy Wisniewski’s Crock Pot Eye Roast recipe is easy to prepare, features inexpensive ingredients and tastes amazing. There’s not much more you can ask for than a meal that makes itself. Enjoy! See step-by-step photos of Judy’s recipe plus thousands more from home cooks nationwide at: www.justapinch.com/crockpotbeef You’ll also find a meal planner, coupons and chances to win! Enjoy and remember, use “just a pinch”...
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Billy J. Zenar
December 20 1930 – June 2, 2013 Billy J. Zenar, 82, of Brighton, passed away on Sunday, June 2.
Judy Wisniewski Cherry Hill, NJ (pop. 14,171)
Tasty Crock Pot Eye Roast
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The Community Calendar is a free service offered by The Leader. We make every effort to include all submissions for this section, however these items are printed as space becomes available. To guarantee your event to be in the paper would require paid advertising. A complete list appears in the Community Events section on our web site, www.covingtonleader.com JUNE 7-9 Beauty and the Beast takes the stage at the Ruffin Theater. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults, $6 for students 3-17, senior citizens and military with ID. See www.ruffintheater.org for details. JUNE 8 The Dacus Riding Club, 9051 Highway 51, Brighton, is hosting the Mischa Anderson Memorial Horse Show at 5 p.m. There will be 22 classes and awards given. Negative coggins are required. A silent auction will be held as well. Proceeds benefit the Systic Fibrosis Foundation in memory of Anderson. Call Butch Maples at 485-3142 for more information. JUNE 14 A babysitting class will be sponsored by UT Extension from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Munford Parks and Recreation. The $30 fee includes lunch, first aid kit, business cards and a certificate of completion. Call 476-0231 or e-mail email@example.com for more information. JUNE 15 A women’s empowerment Bible workshop will be held
at the Tipton County Public Library from 1011 a.m. This workshop will provide training to all women of our communities. We will study women of the Bible and how important they were to God., and also remaining topics of the Bible that will bring much empowerment. We will also have a speaker on site with resources provided to speak to the women about ovarian cancer, and how important it is to get your yearly woman’s wellness check up. A Continental breakfast will be provided. This event is free to the public. Please register at www. BuildingYourFuture.org. JUNE 18-20 Mid-South Canning College will be presented by UT-Extension each day at Brighton High School from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost is $45. Call 476-0231 for more information. June 24-27 Covington High School FFA is hosting “Down on the Farm” from 8 a.m. to noon each day. Horses, hay rides, cows, pigs, geese, pony rides and more will be part of the fun. The cost is $75. Call 475-5872 or email covagdept@hotmail. come for more info. July 8-12 UT Extension is holding Camp KIDS at the W.P Ridley 4-H Center in Columbia, Tenn. The cost is $280 and the registration deadline is June 24.Fundraisers are available to defray the cost. Contact Matt Adams at 476-0231 for more information. ON-GOING EVENTS
Children and Family Services will hold “Take a friend to lunch free” through July 31 at 412 Alston St. in Covington. Breakfast is served 8-9 a.m. and lunch is noon to 1 p.m. No registration is necessary and ages 18 and under are eligible. Call 476-2364 for more information. Barbara McBride will be holding adult and children’s art classes. For more information, call 476-9706 or 237-4006.
The Faith That Works reading program, which has a goal of increasing reading comprehension and speed through faith and secular resources, needs volunteers to instruct participants ages 5-18. The program meets every Saturday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Covington Housing Authority community building, located at 702 Jackson St. Call 901-652-2765 for more information.
2 3/4 lb eye roast 1 tbsp Canola oil 1/2 c red wine 1/2 c beef broth, reduced sodium 1 tbsp Emeril seasoning (see note) 2 tbsp soy sauce, dark 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1/3 c brewed black coffee 1/4 c dry brown gravy mix 1/2 onion, cut up 1 pkg sliced mushrooms
• Pour the wine and beef broth in the pan scraping up all the goodness from browning the beef. Pour all liquid into Crock Pot. • Add the onion and mushroom to the Crock Pot. Sprinkle the dry gravy mix over the beef.
• In a small bowl mix together Emeril seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce and black coffee. • Pour the sauce mixture into the Crock Pot. Turn on high cook for 4-5 hours or low for 8.
• Remove the roast; allow to rest for a few minutes. Slice and spoon • Add the oil to a pan and the gravy and mushrooms over the brown the beef. Remove roast. Enjoy. and place in the Crock Note: Find seasoning recipe at Pot. www.justapinch.com/seasoning Directions
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Garden tour this Saturday The Covington-Tipton County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a garden tour on June 8 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Tour five private gardens, participate in demonstrations, and enjoy an hors d’oeuvres reception at the Tipton County Museum and Nature Center. Featured gardens and demonstrations include: Dr. & Mrs. Loren Crown’s oriental garden. Mrs. Crown will be giving a demonstration on “The Elements of Chinese Gardening.” Ken & Judy McCool’s “All American Garden” showcasing roses, hydrangeas, crepe myrtles, azaleas, and many more beautiful shrubbery and flowers. There will be demonstrations on pruning and cutting by Covington High School FFA and flower pounding by Keri Holt. Steve & Brooke Toarmina’s “Southern Living Home” with a gorgeous pool and cabana.
Dunlap Kathy Keiter
Hello everybody! Somehow my notes for the last two weeks didn’t get put in The Leader, so I’m going to try again. Now I know I will never remember everybody that did something to make our Springfest successful but I’m gona give it a shot! Please forgive me if I leave you out! First and foremost, I would like to thank my wonderful Dunlap Board of Directors! This place would not be able to run smoothly if they didn’t keep me in line, Ha! Thanks to Alan Guess for setting up the sound, Tina Guess for helping me with the cake auction along with my daughter Angie Waterbury. Thanks to everyone who sang; Alan and Paul Guess, Jerry Covington, Holli Yarbro, the Brighton ARP men’s choir, Charles Turnage, Cindy Clark and Rolland Essaff. Also Rolland for the wonderful job of doing the auction! Thank you to TCCA Line Dancers, ALL the wonderful folks that brought cakes for the auction! Thanks to all my
Barr, Johnson to marry Ellie Wall will discuss party planning and Georganna Smith will have her home and garden décor. John & Ellen Weedman’s “The Secret Garden”. You must see the white barn cottage and the bluebird cottage along with all the willow art and gorgeous lake with a wonderful water garden. Bulbs will be available for a donation to CARE; and Sara Gangaware will have an exhibition on “The Monarch Butterfly.” Johnny & Patricia Howard’s gorgeous southern home nestled among the trees behind a beautiful lake and field of wild flowers. Oleo Acres will present organic gardening, Tiny Barton will demonstrate flower arranging, and Karroll Warberg will exhibit home and garden décor. Tickets are $15 each. Contact the chamber of commerce for purchase or more information at 901476-9727. fabulous vendors that came with goodies and either donated a special item to auction off or gave a donation! We appreciate all the pie rollers, especially Ms. Patsy Fee, bless her heart! Thank you to all you wonderful people that made the food possible, especially Billy Chapman and his fantastic crew! Thanks to Brighton ARP men for doing the games and the train! Thanks to Bob and Barbara McFarland for bringing their military vehicles. I had several people tell me how much they enjoyed looking at those! But most of all I want to thank the Lord Jesus Christ for giving us the beautiful day and also thank Him and you all for all the donations you gave! Oh my goodness, we made about $150.00 more than what we had to have! Praise the Lord! You were all so very generous, I can’t begin to send thank yous to all the people that gave; some checks, some cash, YOU know who you are and most of all, God knows who you are and He’s the main one that counts when it comes to pleasing! Amen!
Tipton Co. Developmental Center Floyd Columbus
On Monday, May 20, Staff and service recipients delivered meals to the homebound residents. We also watched some DVDs and worked on crafts in the front room. We went to the Sportsplex to workout, get some exercise, and play basketball. We would like to thank Ms. Mary Frances Bennett for her $10 donation for the building fund. We played a game of Wheel of Fortune on the computer and practiced for the puppet show in the cafeteria. Staff and service recipients from the Ripley center came to spend the day with us on Wednesday, May 22. We went to the Sportsplex to workout and get some exercise, and then went to the river in Shelby Forest to have snack. On Friday, May 24, staff and service recipients ate lunch at Abbay’s in Bartlett. The center was closed Monday, May 27 and reopened Tuesday, May 28 for Memorial Day. We purchased some items at Dollar Tree, and worked on money management. We also went to the sportsplex to get some exercise and workout. Afterwards, we ate snacks at Drummonds Park. One of our former service recipients, Terry Bouwman, and his house parent, Ms. Edith B, came by to visit us. We hope they come back again sometime. Staff and service recipients played putt-putt golf
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in Memphis and then had lunch at the park in Bartlett. After going to the Sportsplex, we had snacks at the park by Glenn Springs lake. We also attended a cookout at the Ripley center and worked on money management by purchasing some items at Goody’s and Dollar Tree. We also learned computer skills by playing games on the computer. Until next time- Floyd Columbus.
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Barr of Covington, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Lauren Ashley Barr to Mr. Kevin Andrew Johnson of Brighton. Miss Barr is a graduate of Covington High School, and the University of Memphis, where she received her bachelors in K-6 education, and plans to complete her master’s degree in education theory and practice in August from Arkansas State University She is employed by the Tipton County Board of Education at Brighton High School. She is the grand daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Barr of Port Huron, MI., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Robinson of Port Huron, MI. Mr. Johnson is a graduate of Brighton High School and Christian Brothers University, where he received his bachelors in psychology. He will
begin pursuing his Juris Doctorate this fall at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Johnson of Brighton. He is the grandson of Mr. Ernest Johnson and the late Mrs. Marjorie Johnson of Atoka and the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McCullough of Gallatin. The couple plans to wed at 5 p.m. at Brighton Baptist Church on Saturday, June 15, 2013. A reception in their honor will be given at the Covington Chamber Center.
I want to send out a special thank you to the radio station, US 51 Country and Mr. Rodger Beasley for all he did to make sure our announcement was put out there! He gave me a great advertizing deal! If you want your business advertized, then call Rodger, he’ll ﬁx you up! Thanks Rodger! And then there’s Echo Day and France at The Leader! They worked so hard with me too, with the rain out date and all that! They are wonderful people to work with! Thank you
Leader girls! And also I heard Andy Posey was out here taking some pictures! Thank you Andy, and by the way, you did a GREAT JOB with last year’s pictures! What a surprise that was! Oh Lord please don’t let me leave anybody out, I pray they forgive me if I do! My ole’ brain is not what it used to be! Until next week, thank You Lord for so much love poured out on one place and all the blessings You have given to Dunlap Retirement Center! God bless you all!
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185 Wesley Reed Dr. Suite E • Atoka, TN 38004 (901) 840-EYES (3937) SHIP and The Aging Commission of the Mid-South began in March, providing quarterly presentations for new Medicare beneficiaries. Tipton County’s presentation will be held on July 25th at the Tipton County Commission on Aging, located at 401 South College St. Covington, TN 38019. This event will be held in our dining room at 3:30 p.m. Please bring your Medicare and You Handbook with you. This presentation has been designed to help the “new to” or “nearly new to” Medicare beneficiaries more clearly understand their Medicare Benefits. THIS WEEK’S EVENTS June 6-7 Bending Needles – Thursday and Friday – 8:00 Craft Room “Magic Show” Tipton County’s Library’s Summer Reading Program– 10:00 Dining Room Exercise – Friday 9:15 – Dining Room “Changes in Medicare” – 10:00- Dining Room UPCOMING EVENTS For the week of June 10-14 Monday Exercise – 9:15 Dining Room Crocheting – 10:00 Craft Room Elder Abuse Informational Session – 10:00 Dining Room Writers Workshop – 10:30 Meeting Room Tuesday Nursing Home Visits– 9:30 Dining Room Exercise with Priscilla Eddins– 10:00 Dining Room Wednesday Water Aerobics – 6:30 Offsite Dunlap Shopping – 8:45 Offsite Exercise – 9:15 Dining Room B/P Screening with Frank Miller – 10:00 Dining Room Storytelling with Cozset – 10:00 Dining Room Thursday Bending Needles – 8:00 Craft Room Father’s Day Puzzles– 9:00 Dining Room “Safari Greg” Tipton County Library’s Summer Reading Program – 10:00 Dining Room Friday Bending Needles – 8:00 Craft Room Exercise – 9:15 Dining Room Cookout – 10:00 Outside REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAMS Bending Needles Quilting Club-Experienced hand stitch quilters are welcome to join the club. The quilters meet each Thursday and Friday morning from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the craft room. Best Choice Hearing – Is at our center every 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month. Please call 346-5900 for an appointment with Mike Morrison. Bible Study- Bible Study will be held at the Center on Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. This is a non-denominational class. As always, the public is invited to join us at 10:00 a.m. for this inspirational study of the Word. Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening – Every 2nd Wednesday of the month, Frank Miller from the Miller Pharmacy will be conducting these screenings. Book Club – Meets every 3rd Monday of the month to discuss a new book. **Crocheting – Join us to learn or expand your crocheting skills. This class meets every 2nd and 4th Monday at 9:00 am in the Craft Room. We will be creating projects for places such as St Jude, Carl Perkins, Hospice, etc. Get Fit, Stay Fit- Join other seniors every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:15 a.m. at the CSC for 30 minutes of great stretching and strengthening exercises. This is just right for everyone 55 and older. Line Dance Class- Classes meet every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in the TCCA dance room and at the Munford Senior Center every Monday at 9 a.m. Contributions are welcomed at both sites. Mrs. Juanita Joyner is the instructor. Tap Dance Class- Kay Catterton, our volunteer instructor always welcomes new students. The tap class meets on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. in the TCCA dance room. The cost is $3 a class. Walking Club – Join our walkers daily in the gym from 7:00 to 9:00 for inside laps. ***Writers Workshop – Writing is a powerful instrument. It comes from the heart and mind which are expressions from us. Come and join our group every Monday at 10:30 a. m. in the meeting room. Call for more information, 476-3333. **Water Aerobics – 7:30 every Wednesday at the Millington YMCA. A $36 punch card for 10 classes is required. Call for sign up and more information, 476-3333. ** denotes new programs CAREGIVER PROGRAMS “Helen’s House” Adult Day/ Respite Service- Helen’s House currently has openings offering a great opportunity for those with some degree of memory loss or dementia to have a safe and therapeutic experience while their family caregivers enjoy a time for personal business or other activities. Helen’s House is licensed by the State of Tennessee. Helen’s House is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please call Anita at 476-1068 for more information or to receive a registration packet. Caregiver Wellness/Support Groups meet across Tipton County… All shared information is confidential--- “what is said here, stays here”- Meal contributions are requested and transportation is available on a limited basis. For more information please call 476-3333. • South Tipton Caregiver Wellness Group- This group meets the second Tuesday of the month in Munford at the Restoration Church from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. • “…For Men Only” Caregiver Wellness GroupThis group meets monthly with Mr. Russell Lindsey, who is the facilitator. • Lunch Bunch Caregiver Wellness Group- This group meet the third Tuesday of the month at TCCA meeting room from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. The facilitator is Mrs. Darlene Hopper Spaulding. Contacts Tipton County Commission on Aging 401 S. College, P.O. Box 631 Covington, TN 38019 901-476-3333/901-476-3398- Fax Kerry W. Overton, Executive Director Helen’s House- Anita Feuring-476-1068 Website- www.tiptonaging.org
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By FRANCE GASQUET firstname.lastname@example.org Katelyn Price is the first Brighton High School student to receive an appointment to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Katelyn was one of 14 students nominated by Representative Stephen Fincher from the 8th district of Tennessee. As of 2010, the acceptance rate is 7% of applicants. Female candidates comprise less than 25% of this year’s entering class. In contrast to paying for college, the young men and women who enter the Naval Academy are compensated during their enrollment, and after graduation, serve for five years as commissioned officers in the United States Navy or Marine Corp. Over the years, the US Naval Academy has had amongst its graduates: 1 President of the United States; 2 Cabinet Members; 16 Ambassadors; 24 Members of Congress; 5 State Governors; 5 Chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; 2
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Nobel Prize Awardees; 73 Medal of Honor Awardees; 52 Astronauts; and 46 Rhodes Scholars. Katelyn will report to the United States Naval Academy for Induction Day for the Class of 2017 on June 27, 2013. Katelyn is the daughter of Monica Garrick of Brighton, TN and Kenneth Price of Dadeville, AL.
Participants of the Summer Theater Camp at Covington Integrated Arts Academy rehearse the songs for “High School Musical, JR.” Children act, sing, dance, and help create the set design. The fourth annual camp is open to any child entering into 2nd - 8th grade. The public is invited to attend the free performance Friday night at 7:00 p.m. at CIAA. Photo, France Gasquet.
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Well, the 30% chance of rain gave us a big storm Friday morning with 2.6 inches of rain. My sympathy goes to the Tony Cromwell family in the damage to their home; and to others who had damage. James and I drove over to Mason at noon on Saturday for lunch and the power was out, and we sat and watched another storm go through. We returned to Mt. Carmel, without lunch, and saw that one of the big old oak trees had blown over in the yard of the Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church. I don't know how much rain we got then, along with another rain that night around bedtime, but we were glad to see the sun come out Sunday! I’m so sorry that Oklahoma had another round of tornadoes, with nine deaths, along with three storm chasers, that day. I’m glad Mike Bettes from The Weather Channel is okay! We've watched that channel for days now! Our Summer Series at the Covington Church of Christ began last Wednesday with our regular starting preacher, Mark Blackwelder, from Freed-Hardeman. Vacation Bible School started Sunday night and goes through Wednesday. It’s a great time to be at our church. Please join us! Yesterday I took my "church granddaughter" Christina Evins, who is now a teenager, to lunch and clothes shopping for her birthday. She tried on lots of outfits for the salesgirl and me; and we had lots of fun. I
overdid the buying, but she looked so cute in everything she liked! We had Chinese for lunch, went to Wal-Mart, where she pushed the buggy for me, and then I took her home to Brighton. It was a fun day! This Friday is Ladies Movie and Dinner Night, and congratulations to Whitney Barber, who will be married Saturday at 3 p.m. on her grandmother’s front lawn (Libby Click)! It will be beautiful! Whitney is a daughter of Jerrie Wayne and Terri Barber. Congratulations to Drew and Brandi Laxton on the birth of a son, Sawyer Tate, born May 22nd and weighing seven pounds, two ounces. He was nineteen and three-quarters long! Proud grandparents are Chris and Michelle Laxton, and proud great-grandparents are Dale and Shirley Laxton! Dale Laxton is recovering at home following his stroke. I hope he mends soon and completely! Also on our prayer list is: Jedidiah Phillips, who broke the same arm for the third time, same spot; Charlene Dalrymple, recovering from sinus surgery; Emma Matlock, recovering from surgery; Shirley Cook, taking treatments; Al Chaney, having tests; Bonnie Holbrook, who got good results from a heart cath; John Henderson, Betty Baskin, Mary Culver, Sam Stitt, Phil Huffman, and so many more, along with all our servicemen and women. My sympathy goes to the Rose family in the death of their patriarch Coy Rose, on
Sunday. Rose Construction and APC are big entities in the county and state, but I still remember Rose Iron Works, and so many houses proudly boast wrought iron made by Mr. Coy. I went to school with Randy, and always respected that Christian family and their values. We've lost a great member of our community in Mr. Coy. Congratulations to Ethan Stewart on graduating from marine boot camp at Parris Island, S.C., He's off to Camp LeJeune for combat training. Also congratulations to Dakota Turner, son of Richard and Kanet Turner of Walla Walla, WA., who graduated from high school and has enlisted in the United States Air Force, pursuing a career as a para-rescue jumper. I’m so proud of these boys, along with Seth Kellow, son of Alanna and Rob, who began training as a navy seal last Friday! Happy birthday this week goes to Joseph Sonwineski on June 2, to Hannah Henderson on the 3rd, to Kali Langston and Aerik Langston on the 4th, to Jedidiah Phillips, Alison Stewart and Coley Max on the 6th and to Jordan Hill on the 8th! Happy anniversary to David and Heather Keith on June 2nd! That was a great wedding! This week's Farmer's Almanac Quote: "Water soil before adding fertilizer and again after application." It’s going to be a hot week ahead - stay cool and enjoy June! Until next week . . .
On May 29, 2013, Texas Gas Transmission, LLC (Texas Gas), a subsidiary of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) under Section 7(b) of the Natural Gas Act in Docket No. CP13-485-000. Texas Gas has proposed to abandon certain segments of the 26-inch interstate natural gas pipeline it currently operates in this county. Specifically, Texas Gas is seeking authority from the FERC to abandon in place approximately 623 miles of its mainline pipeline facilities from Hardinsburg, Kentucky to Eunice, Louisiana, including all auxiliary and associated facilities. The facilities to be abandoned consist primarily of one of three “looped” parallel pipelines that comprise a portion of Texas Gas’ mainline facilities. Upon receipt of FERC authority, the pipeline will be taken out of natural gas service and repurposed for use in natural gas liquids transportation service. Texas Gas anticipates abandonment of these facilities to commence during the second quarter of 2014. Following abandonment, Texas Gas will continue to provide natural gas service on its remaining pipeline facilities, which will remain mostly in the same easement, from Hardinsburg, Kentucky to Eunice, Louisiana. The Texas Gas Abandonment Project is more fully described in the application to FERC. A copy of the application is available at the Tipton County Public Library, 300 West Church Avenue, Covington, TN 38019. The application may also be viewed on the FERC website at www.ferc.gov, using the “eLibrary” link by entering the docket number in the docket number field to access the document. Further, a separate notice regarding this project will be mailed directly to landowners who are considered affected by the current proposal, under FERC regulations, and to relevant government entities. For information on becoming involved in the FERC review of this project and/or to obtain the FERC pamphlet, An Interstate Natural Gas Facility on My Land? What Do I Need to Know?, go to the FERC website at www.ferc.gov. You may also contact the FERC Office of External Affairs at (202) 502-8004 or toll-free at (866) 208-3372.
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THE CIVIL WAR IN TIPTON COUNTY By RUSSELL BAILEY County Historian May-June 1863 On May 30, a lady at Portersville wrote to her husband in the 9th Tennessee comparing regular Confederate soldiers and Richardson’s Partisan Rangers: “Henry McCain arrived safe at home about two weeks ago. He has received great attention from the lovers of the South…young ladies in particular. The boys are fearing the Rangers will cut them out of sweethearts, but they have reason to be more uneasy about those wounded soldiers, for the girls will love the regular soldiers best, no matter how badly they are wounded. I think you are all rather too hard on Richardson’s men. For my part I don’t know what they ought to do therefore I don’t wish to say. I would rather have my husband in the regular army & my brother too, but everyone has their own choice & I reckon have a right too. Pa is a strong Richardson’s man, thinks they ought to stay here; acknowledges they cannot do anything with large bodies
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GreetingsHopefully everyone enjoyed a nice safe Memorial Day on Monday? As for me, I, as always, placed ﬂowers on the graves of my parents, Nehemiah Burton and Josephine Burton, at the VA Cemetery on Jackson in Memphis. Dad passed away May 24, 1990 and Mom, February 15, 2007. You know, it still feels empty without them. However, all of my memories of my parents are very happy ones. I still ﬁnd myself smiling whenever I recall any of them, which is almost every day. God gave me two of the greatest people ever; and today I am just as proud to call or refer to them as Mama and Daddy! I am blessed to have had them so long in my life, you bet I am! Daddy served in the army; he was a private there in the early 40’s. June 8 at 10 a.m., there
will be a health fair in Jamestown at the Carey Chapel AME Church. The screenings are free to the public. Blood pressure, temperatures, in addition to other medical procedures will be offered by local medical personnel. Also at the health fair, there will be a grocery give-a-way. Tickets are $1. Contact president Rev. Pearl Andrews or any JCHO member or staff for tickets or more information. Treasurers are Mary Burton and Jessie Cooke. Join JCHO and the entire community for this event-- see you at the fair! Yearly $25 dues are still being collected. These dues go towards Dicken’s Cemetary care, college scholarships, towards a community meeting hall, and additional fundraisers. Please contact any JCHO staff ASAP, we need your help no matter where you are now, you will always be from Jamestown! The George R. Ellis Alumni is preparing a train trip
of the enemy, but the fear of them he thinks keeps out the enemy partly.” Hugh Henry McCain of Company K, 51st Tennessee Infantry, was wounded in the left arm in the Battle of Murfreesboro and discharged at Shelbyville. He joined the Joe Brown Bivouac in 1902 and attended the Confederate reunions at Brighton. Hugh died February 4, 1922 and was buried at the Salem Cemetery. On June 8, 300 men of the 2d Illinois Cavalry with probably some of the 52nd Indiana, left Fort Pillow for Memphis via Covington. Some camped at Portersville “hunting houses to eat at.” A lady wrote: “On the evening of the 8th inst., we were…surprised by news the Yanks are at Mr. W.’s. We flurried round a little. Jennie went to the Dr.’s & mother & us girls then took our seats in time to see them in full blue riding into the Dr.’s lot. As soon as they had fed their horses, 14 of them came marching deliberately down on us, all privates. We sat & when they got to the door they politely bid us good evening asking for supper. Mother told them she wished them to treat us well, if they would, she would try & do sometime next year to New Orleans, LA. from Memphis. To get on board, contact Jessie Cooke or Calvin “Scooter” Butler. Come go with us to “the Big Easy.” We are praying for Joseph Heaston, Sr., Rudolph Boykins, Louise Mason, Isiah Burton, Sr., Ruth Alston, Jennie Stewart, Posey Reed, Carlotta Jones, Connie and Christine Brown, Susie Alston and family, Katarene Harber, Gladys Miller and family, Flossie Woods, Jessie Lawson, Beaulah Wakeﬁeld, Doris King and Wayne Jerry. Special mentions to my loyal readers both locally and away. Robert Smith and family, Percy White and family, Andrew Jackson and family in LA., Eula Culbreath and family, Ruby Coe, Menola Hollands and Darlene Alston in Covington, Thelma Nicoles and family in Memphis, and David and Charlene Sneed from Munford. Thanks for reading me weekly.
Happy birthday on June 4 to our sister Marie Burton Powell, now of Atlanta, GA. Marie was home over the weekend to celebrate the May 10 U. T. Knoxville graduation of Xavier, oldest son of her sister Rev. Pearl Andrews and brother in law, Rev. Romel Andrews of Atoka. There was an oldfashioned BBQ held at their lovely home on Saturday afternoon with several family members and friends. I was unable to attend the Memphis festivities due to local rainy weather. Congratulations Xavier! Daughter Ashley, home from Murfreesboro, and younger son Michael were present as well. Additional special guests were Xavier’s grandmother, Mamie Andrews of Covington, and greatgrandmother, Ruth Grifﬁn of Ripley. Aunts, uncles and loads of cousins came from all over to share in the excitement. Congratulations to Shawanda Barbee of Covington
her duty by them. They assured us they would. When all was seated, Ma went to give out provisions to be cooked & I was left alone with them. I thought they might get to pilfering through the house & my business was to watch them. They were from Pillow & were the same that ate with our cousin Last summer, at least some of them were. They must be the best Yankees out for they behaved in a very nice matter here. They sat still & acted like men ought to. While I was sitting among them one asked me about guerillas. I told him not to question one on that subject, for I disliked a news bearer. He then asked me If I would not report on them. I replied I did not know…They found out I was rebel sure enough…Ma and me had to talk to them. Beff and D. were mute as mice. They staid all night at the Dr’s…Fourteen came back & ate breakfast with us & then all put back to the fort. They searched Mr. W.’s house for the flag. Twenty-one ate supper & 7 breakfast…
for making the dean’s list. Shawanda’s the daughter of Marilyn Hayes Barbee and Walter Barbee of Covington. Shawanda, you’ve always been a very bright student. Way to go, girl! This is a wrap for now. Remember, “Everyone of us has or have had goals in our lifetimes. Always be reminded that goals are our dreams with deadlines!”
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Top 5 moments of 2012-13 By JEFF IRELAND firstname.lastname@example.org With the 2012-13 school year now in the books, this seems like a good time to look back at what Tipton County's high school athletes accomplished last year. There were quite a few highlights as several teams and athletes broke new ground. Here's our top five stories:
Brighton, Munford make playoffs The season certainly ended before the Cougar faithful wanted to as Munford's football team lost to undefeated Jackson North Side in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs. But what a ride it was in the regular season. The Cougars defeated Millington for the first time in several years on a dramatic two-point conversion. It was the first win for the seniors over their bitter rivals to the south. A big win over Dyer County was a also landmark victory as the Cougars made the playoffs for the second straight season. The Brighton football team started the season 1-3, prompting some to surely write off the season. But the Cardinals had other plans. Brighton reeled off six straight wins, including a dramatic win over Millington and league victories over Munford, Dyer County and Hardin County to earn a No. 2 seed in the Class 6A playoffs. The season ended with a first round playoff loss to Millington, but the Cardinals definitely gave opponents something to think about next year.
fensive categories, led by a record-setting season by running back Johnston White (above). Among the school records set: rushing yards in season (White, 2,671), extra points (74, Bobby Van Cleve), points (578) and team rushing yards (4,764). The Chargers rolled through the regular season undefeated and won four playoff games before falling to Knoxville Fulton in the Class 4A title game.
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Terry takes second (twice) at state Brighton senior Malcolm Terry Jr. is known in some circles mainly as a boxer. He fights professionally. But this spring he showed his prowess on the track. He placed second in the triple jump and long jump at the Class AAA State Meet. His top long jump was a 22-11.75, which put him just 4.75 inches behind the state champ, Phillip Smith of West Creek. In the triple jump, Terry posted a 46-03.75, which was just 3.5 inches behind winner Hunter Boone of Science Hill.
The resilient Lady Cougars The 2013 season was a trying one for the Munford softball team. Injuries to two starters (Sami Jo Schulz and Jodie Duncan) during the season put a wrench in their plans to dominate, but the Lady Cougars showed resiliency. They lost the district title game, but rallied to beat Arlington, Hardin County and Houston in the postseason to get back to the state tournament for a third straight year. Munford won its opener in Murfreesboro, but dropped the next two. Nevertheless, the program has established itself as the best in Tipton County.
Lady Chargers end county drought It had been 14 long years since a high school basketball team in Tipton County had made it to the state tournament. The Covington Lady Chargers put an end to that drought last March when they earned a berth in the Class AA State Tournament in Murfreesboro. Covington went 34-3 and won district, region and sectional titles along the way. Macon County beat Covington 65-53 in the quarterfinals en route to a title game appearance. The last basketball team to make it state from Tipton County was ... the 1999 Lady Chargers.
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Covington football sets records, advances to title game Considering the Chargers made it to the state semifinals in 2011 and returned a slew of talent, expectations were high for 2012. But it's doubtful anyone could have predicted just how dominant the Chargers would be. Covington set a school record with 14 wins and rewrote the record books in a slew of of-
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In April, the Boys 2 Young Men group visited the Haywood County Justice Complex. Pictured are Sheriff Melvin Bond, Tonya Fisher, Jail Administrator, Cedric Tyus, Asst. Jail Administrator with theministry group from Canaan Grove Baptist Church outside the Haywood County Justice Complex. Courtesy photo
Boys 2 Young Men visits jail The Boys 2 Young Men Christian Ministry group from Canaan Grove Baptist Church traveled to Haywood County during the month of April as part of their monthly mentoring outing. The young men range in age from 7 years old to adults. The group had the opportunity to meet Sheriff Melvin Bond and his staff at the Haywood County Justice Complex. Sheriff Bond spoke to the group about peer pressure, the importance of education and staying in school, listening to their parents and other positive role models, being
selective in choosing their “running” buddies and anger management. The young men had the opportunity to ask Sheriff Bond questions, with the most frequently asked being “What does it feel like to be incarcerated?” The sheriff was quick to tell the group that “this place is not somewhere they would want to live. Within two weeks, your friends stop coming by to visit, they stop accepting your calls and you are quickly forgotten by the outside world. "The only constant is your parents and you can only see and talk to them
on a video/TV monitor and never get to touch or hug them.” The group quickly realized how fortunate they were to have a solid support system at home and at church. They donated Sunday School books to the incarcerated youths for their encouragement and spiritual growth. Each month, the young men participate in either a service project, attend an area institution of historical significance, participate in a faith based workshop, learn life skills or raise funds for future events or their scholarship fund. The group is currently
teaming with Generation Y (the young ladies' group) to raise more 2,000 pounds of food through the MidSouth Food Bank for agencies that distribute food in Tipton County. Canaan Grove Baptist Church was founded in 1889 and is located at 1517 Mason – Malone Rd. in Mason. You can find Canaan Grove M. B. Church on the web at www.canaangrovebaptist.com or like us on Facebook at Canaan Grove Baptist Church. Pastor James R. Simmons is the under shepherd.
Teaching our children diligently By ZACH COOK Special to The Leader Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD is one! You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way and when you lie down and when you rise up. You shall bind them as a sign on your hand and they shall be as frontals on your forehead. You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates. (Deuteronomy 6:4-9, NAS) Emily and I recently had the opportunity to attend a Christian homeschool conference in Nashville entitled the “Teaching them Diligently Conference” (http://teachingthemdiligently.net). The purpose of this yearly conference is to provide support and encouragement for homeschool parents, children, and families and to celebrate the focus of Christian home education – that is, the discipleship of children to glorify God. The title of this conference and organization is based on the “Shema”, the central Jewish prayer from Deuteronomy 6 which is the first section of Scripture that Jewish children memorize and recite. As parents in today’s society, we would do well to obey the words of this passage of Scripture as we seek to train up our children in the way they should go. (Proverbs 22:6). We should first and most importantly love our children with the love of Christ and teach them to “love the LORD their God with all their hearts, and with all their souls, and with all their might” (Deut. 6:5). Our homes should be a refuge and an oasis of love for our children. Parents should be a child’s primary source
of encouragement. We should not discourage them in any way or beat down their spirits. Fathers do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged (Colossians 3:21). We should build up our children and edify them. We must love them unconditionally as God’s love is not based on conditions or anything that we do. God’s great love is evident in the fact that He sent His sinless, perfect, Son, Jesus, to the earth to die as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. (Romans 5:8) We should praise our children’s strengths and support their unique gifts and personalities because God created each of them in His image for a unique purpose in order to bring Him glory. Ultimately, we are to demonstrate our love and Christ’s love for our children by just being there for them. We must also disciple our children. The word “disciple” means follower and student of a mentor, teacher or other figure. Our children learn from us – our words, our actions, our attitudes. Whether we believe it or not, our children imitate what they see and observe in our homes. We reproduce who we are in our children. May we provide a Godly example to them as we seek to imitate Christ in our homes (1 Corinthians 11:1). We should teach our children to read and love God’s Word, pray daily and often, and serve the LORD with joy and thanksgiving. The command to make disciples is the key command given by Jesus in Matthew 28:19-20 to His disciples before His ascension and we would do well as parents to make Christ-honoring disciples of our children. Part of making disciples of our children includes discipline (disciple). We should teach and reward Godly behavior while discouraging and punishing ungodly behavior. Finally, we are responsible for providing instruction to our children (Deut. 6:6-7). Fathers, do not
Church Bulletins June 8 Ravenscroft Episcopal Chapel, 8219 Holly Grove Rd., is holding a spaghetti dinner with slaw, garlic bread and dessert. Donations of $5 are accepted during the dinner, which will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15 A women's empowerment Bible workshop will be held at the
Tipton County Public Library from 10-11 a.m. This workshop will provide training to all women of our communities. We will study women of the Bible and how important they were to God., and also remaining topics of the Bible that will bring much empowerment. We will also have a speaker on site with resources provided to
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provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the LORD (Ephesians 6:4). We must teach our children through verbal instruction by communicating God’s Word, the rules of the house, and the lines of authority in our home. We must teach them by affirming them when they obey and correcting them when they disobey. We must also train them by our Godly example and by showing them how to do Godly things such as praying, reading their Bibles, and helping others, as well as practical things such as making their beds, tying a tie or their shoes, shaving, changing a flat tire, and being financially responsible. What kind of home do you provide for your children? Is it a home that is filled with God’s love and with His Presence? Is it a home where God’s truth is taught and demonstrated and instruction is provided? There are no perfect parents. We are all sinners by nature and cannot parent our children apart from the grace of God and guidance of the Holy Spirit. The truth is we only get one chance in this life to be parents. Let me encourage and challenge you to help raise up a generation who will love the LORD, share the Gospel, be and make disciples, and impact our community and our nation for eternity.
speak to the women about ovarian cancer, and how important it is to get your yearly woman's wellness check up. A Continental breakfast will be provided. This event is free to the public. Please register at www.BuildingYourFuture. org. VBS June 9-13 Faith Baptist Church, 900 Simmons Rd., Drummods, is hosting Vacation Bible School Son
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YARD SALE June 8th, 7-Noon
HUGE YARD SALE
240 Anthony St., Brighton Furniture, baby items, books, toys, Tupperware Bargain prices!
Friday, June 7th & Saturday June 8th 8am-? Rain cancels. Lots of good things!
HUGE INSIDE MOVING SALE!
231 Turner Lane, Covington Friday and Saturday, 9-2 3 TV’S, refrigerator, washer, dryer, stove and 2 couches
Children’s, men’s & women’s clothes, appliances, furniture, misc. office & baby items.
MOVING SALE! Saturday 6/8/13 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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FRONT DESK OFFICE SPECIALIST Local outpatient clinic accepting resumes for front-desk office specialist. Competitive salary, with daytime hours and good benefits. Responsible for greeting clients, scheduling appointments, answering phone, collecting payments, data entry, and opening charts. Healthcare experience preferred. Please send resumes to HR@pcswtn.org or fax to 901-313-1142.
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Crop Insurance Specialist Job # 10986 Farm Credit Mid-America is seeking a Crop Insurance Specialist to serve Ripley, Tennessee. The Crop Insurance Specialist (CIS) is responsible for selling and servicing all types of crop insurance coverage. This person will build strong relationships with industry contacts, with FCS teams in the service territory and with the end customer. The CIS will use knowledge of insurance and agriculture to provide contacts with value added information and customized solutions for their individual needs. The CIS is responsible for compliance with all applicable insurance laws, regulations and all insurance company policies, and will be responsible for obtaining information needed for the insurance company to underwrite policies according to all appropriate laws and regulations. The CIS will work in the interest of providing the best possible crop insurance coverage that benefits both the customer and the Association. Strong sales skills and production agricultural background desired. Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, business or related field or equivalent work-related or educationrelated ag or agribusiness experience is desired and in some markets, may be required.
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THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2013 ▪ A15 www.covingtonleader.com FORECLOSURE SALE Default having been made by failure to comply with the terms and conditions of a certain Deed of Trust dated October 16, 1996, executed by Joseph C. Jones and Pamela L. Jones, recorded in Record Book 783, Page 377, Register’s Office for Tipton County, Tennessee, and wherein the said Joseph C. Jones and Pamela L. Jones conveyed the property therein described to William C. Ford, Trustee, to secure the indebtedness therein described, and the entire indebtedness having been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust and note, and payment not having been made as demanded; and the undersigned, Joel E. Jordan, of 3326 Aspen Grove Drive #604, Franklin, Tennessee 37067, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee in the place and stead of William C. Ford, Trustee, said appointment being set forth in the Register’s Office for Tipton County, Tennessee, notice is hereby given that I, Joel E. Jordan, Substitute Trustee, having been requested so to do by the lawful owner of said indebtedness, will on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at 12:00 Noon at the North corner of the Tipton County Courthouse, Covington, Tennessee, sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, free from equity of redemption, homestead and dower, and all other exemptions of every kind, all of which are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, the following described real estate in Tipton County, Tennessee: Description of Lot 21 of The Resubdivision of Lots 21 and 22 Tatlock Lake Road Subdivision, Section A, as recorded at Plat Cabinet D Slide 136B, said property being situated in the First Civil District of Tipton County, Tennessee and located on the North side of Tatlock Circle. Beginning at a found iron post on the North Right Of Way line of Tatlock Circle (50 foot Right Of Way) being the Southwest corner of Lot 21 of the Resubdivision of Lots 21 and 22 Tatlock Lake Road Subdivision, Section A, as recorded in Plat Cabinet D Slide 136B, also being the Southeast corner of Lot 23 of Tatlock Lake Road Subdivision, Section A, as recorded at Plat Cabinet A Slide 174; thence in a Northeastwardly direction, along the West line of Lot 21 and the East line of Lot 23, North 00 degrees 20 minutes 35 seconds East, a called distance of 215.32 feet, but a measured distance of 215.21 feet to a found iron post being the Northwest corner of Lot 21, also being the Northeast corner of Lot 23, also being the Southeast corner of Lot 11 and the Southwest corner of Lot 12 of Tatlock Lake Subdivision, Section A; thence in a Southeastwardly direction, along the North line of Lot 21, also being the South line of Lots 12 and 13 of Tatlock Lake Subdivision, Section A, South 89 degrees 35 minutes 54 seconds East, a called distance of 200.00 feet, but a measured distance of 199.84 feet to a found iron post grown into the base of a 6 inch cherry tree being the Northeast corner of Lot 21, also being the Southeast corner of Lot 20 of Tatlock Lake Subdivision, Section A; thence in a Southwestwardly direction, along the East line of Lot 21 and the West line of Lot 20, South 00 degrees 18 minutes 56 seconds West, a called distance of 213.44 feet, but a measured distance of 213.27 feet to a found iron post on the North Right Of Way line of Tatlock Circle being the Southeast corner of Lot 21 and the Southwest corner of Lot 20; thence in a Southwestwardly direction, along the North Right Of Way line of Tatlock Circle and the South line of Lot 21, following a curve to the left having a radius of 2673.35 feet, a delta angle of 02 degrees 08 minutes 37 seconds, a tangent distance of 50.02 feet, an arc length of 100.02 feet, a chord bearing of South 89 degrees 14 minutes 08 seconds West, and a chord distance of 100.02 feet to a found broken off iron post (below ground) being a point on a curve; thence in a Northwestwardly direction, continuing along said Right Of Way line, also being the South line of Lot 21, North 89 degrees 32 minutes 42 seconds West, a called distance of 100.00 feet, but a measured distance of 99.94 feet to the Point of Beginning and containing 0.99 acres, more or less. Being the same property conveyed to Joseph C. Jones and Pamela L. Jones by Warranty Deed from Carrie L. Pierce, single, and Veronica P. Hale Wright and husband, Walter Wright, dated October 16, 1996 and recorded in Record Book 783, Page 373, Register’s Office of Tipton County, Tennessee. Included in this conveyance is a 1997 mobile home, Serial #AL28767970824AB. This is improved property known as Lot 2 Covington Pike, Covington, Tennessee 37074. The 2012 and 2011 taxes are currently delinquent and the 2010 taxes are currently past due and delinquent and in the Clerk & Master’s Office.
Said sale is subject to any and all unpaid taxes and any other prior claims, liens, easements, set back lines and restrictions. 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 BIDDER AT THE NEXT HIGHEST BID WILL BE DEEMED THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER. THE NOTICE OF RIGHT TO FORECLOSE HAS BEEN SENT AS REQUIRED BY T.C.A. §35-5117. ___________________ JOEL E. JORDAN Substitue of Trustee STELTEMEIER & WESTBROOK, PLLC 3326 Aspen Grove Drive, #604 Franklin, Tennessee 37067 Insertion Dates: May 23, May 30 and June 6, 2013.
SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE’S SALE
Default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured to be paid in a certain Deed of Trust executed on May 2, 2012 by Jerome C. Matthews, Jr., an unmarried man, to Cathy Stone, Trustee as same appears of record in the Office of the Register of Tipton County, Tennessee in Book 1550, Page 99, the beneficiary being First South Financial Credit Union. Subsequently STONE, HIGGS & DREXLER, P.C. was appointed successor trustee in Book 1589, Page 636; and the owner of the debt secured having requested the undersigned to advertise and sell the property described in and conveyed by said Deed of Trust, all of said indebtedness having matured by default in the payment of a part thereof, at the option of the owner, this is to give notice that Stone, Higgs & Drexler, P.C. will on Friday, June 21, 2013 commencing at 10:00 a.m. at the north door of the Courthouse, Covington, Tipton County, Tennessee, and proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property to wit: Lot 1, Ellis-West Main Minor Subdivision, as shown on plat of record in Plat Cabinet H, Slide 65A, in the Register’s Office of Tipton County, Tennessee to which plat reference is hereby made for a more particular description of said property. Property address: 62 W. Main Street, Munford, Tennessee All right and equity of redemption, Statutory and otherwise, homestead and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but Stone, Higgs & Drexler, P.C. will sell and convey only as successor trustee. The sale date and time may be adjourned and rescheduled, without additional newspaper publication, within one year from the originally scheduled date, by announcement at the date, time and place of the new postponement date and time in accordance with T.C.A. 35-5-101. This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. STONE, HIGGS & DREXLER, P.C. Successor Trustee By: Roger A. Stone, President Publication dates: May 30, June 6, 13
SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE’S SALE
Default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured to be paid in a certain Deed of Trust executed on January 18, 2008 by Hunter Z. Beckett and Rebecca D. Beckett to Danny Goulder, Trustee as same appears of record in the Office of the Register of Tipton County, Tennessee in Book 1379, Page 875, the beneficiary being InSouth Bank. Subsequently STONE, HIGGS & DREXLER, P.C. was appointed Stone, Higgs & Drexler, P.C. trustee in Book 1588, Page 1065; and the owner of the debt secured having requested the undersigned to advertise and sell the property described in and conveyed by said Deed of Trust, all of said indebtedness having matured by default in the payment of a part thereof, at the option of the owner, this is to give notice that Stone, Higgs & Drexler, P.C. will on Friday, June 21, 2013 commencing at 10:00 a.m. at the north door of the Courthouse, Covington, Tipton County, Tennessee, and proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property, situated and being in the County of Tipton, State of Tennessee, to wit: Commencing at a found iron post, said post being the northeast corner of the Jonathan R. Dennis property as recorded in Deed Book 461, Page 446, also being on the south line of J. C. Chisolm property, following the east line of Dennis, S 05 deg. 07’ 32” W, 185.85 feet to a found iron post,
said post being the point of beginning, also being the northeast corner of this 6.05 acre parcel and being a part of the same property as recorded in Deed Book 437, Page 485, in the name of Munford Development Company, and being on the west maintenance-of-way of Shiloh Road (a gravel road with a 15.00 foot maintenance-of-way), thence southwestwardly and parallel to the centerline of Shiloh Road, being the east line of said parcel, S 05 deg.07’ 32” W, 200.00 feet to a found iron post, said post being the southeast corner of said parcel, also being the northeast corner of the Munford Development Company’s 11.47 acre tract as recorded in Deed Book 480, Page 425, thence northwestwardly along the south line of said parcel, also being the north line of Munford Development Company, N 86 deg. 55’ 06” W, 1309.42 feet to a found iron post, said post being the southwest corner of said parcel, also being the northwest corner of Munford Development Company and being in the centerline of an existing creek, thence along the centerline of said creek, the west line of said parcel, as follows: N 10 deg. 38’ 44” W, 41.22 feet, N. 26 deg. 29’ 21” W, 16.27 feet, N 13 deg. 08’ 23” E, 37.38 feet N 00 deg. 15’ 36” E, 27.97 feet, N 32 deg. 43’ 34” E, 32.67 feet N 16 deg. 49’ 19” E, 37.78 feet N 03 deg. 05’ 11” W, 15.94 feet to a found iron post, said post being the northwest corner of said parcel, also being the southwest corner of Dennis, thence southeastwardly along the north line of said parcel, also being the south line of Dennis, S 86 deg. 55’ 06” E, 1305.80 feet to the point of beginning and containing 6.05 acres according to survey of Van E. Boals dated 10-14-82. Being the same property conveyed to grantor herein at Book 1379, Page 873 of the Tipton County Register. Property address: 2507 John Hill Road, Brighton, Tennessee This sale is subject to 2012 county taxes. All right and equity of redemption, Statutory and otherwise, homestead and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but Stone, Higgs & Drexler, P.C. will sell and convey only as successor trustee. The sale date and time may be adjourned and rescheduled, without additional newspaper publication, within one year from the originally scheduled date, by announcement at the date, time and place of the new postponement date and time in accordance with T.C.A. 35-5-101. This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. STONE, HIGGS & DREXLER, P.C. Successor Trustee By: Roger A. Stone, President Publication dates: May 30, Jun 6, 13
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 NOVEMBER 29, 1988, executed by LEIF E. NELSON (A/K/A LEIF EDWARD NELSON, A/K/A LEIF NELSON) AND WIFE, DONNA C. NELSON, to J.Q. EDMONDS, Trustee, of record in RECORD BOOK 621, PAGE 4, for the benefit of TENNESSEE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AGENCY C/O FIRST STATE BANK, in the Register’s Office for TIPTON County, Tennessee and to J. PHILLIP JONES AND/OR JESSICA D. BINKLEY, either of whom may act, appointed as Substitute Trustee in an instrument of record in the Register’s Office for TIPTON County, Tennessee, to secure the indebtedness described; the entire indebtedness having been declared due and payable by TENNESSEE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AGENCY BY AND THROUGH ITS SERVICER AND AUTHORIZED AGENT, U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as provided in said Deed of Trust, J. PHILLIP JONES/JESSICA D. BINKLEY, will by virtue of the power and authority vested in me as Substitute Trustee, on MONDAY, JULY 15, 2013 AT 12:00 P.M. (NOON), AT THE NORTH DOOR OF THE TIPTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN COVINGTON, TIPTON 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 TIPTON County, Tennessee, to wit: PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE COUNTY OF TIPTON, TENNESSEE: DESCRIPTION OF THE 2.84 ACRE TRACT OF GEORGE C. FLEMING AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 374 – PAGE 432 AND DEED BOOK 286 – PAGE 102 SAID PROPERTY BEING SITUATED IN THE 6TH CIVIL DISTRICT OF TIPTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. BEGINNING AT A FOUND AXLE AT A FENCE CORNER BEING THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE GEORGE C. FLEMING TRACT AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 374 – PAGE 432 AND DEED BOOK 286 – PAGE 102, SAID AXLE BEING THE EASTERNMOST CORNER OF MARGARET E. BUTLER AS RE-
CORDED IN DEED BOOK 347 – PAGE 403 AND A POINT IN THE NORTH LINE OF MABLE MOORE AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 223 – PAGE 129; THENCE IN A NORTHWESTWARDLY DIRECTION, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF FLEMING AND THE EAST LINE OF BUTLER, N 45 DEG. 02’ 26” W, CROSSING THE CENTERLINE OF BOB OLIVER ROAD AT 146.20 FEET BUT IN ALL A CALLED AND MEASURED DISTANCE OF 384.78 FEET TO AN ANGLE POINT IN FLEMINGS WEST, SAID POINT ALSO BEING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF BUTLER AND A CORNER OF C. D. DEMERY AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 227 – PAGE 182; THENCE CONTINUING IN A NORTHWESTWARDLY DIRECTION, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF FLEMING AND A EAST LINE OF DEMERY, N 38 DEG. 27’ 54” W, A CALLED DISTANCE OF 277.86 FEET BUT A MEASURED DISTANCE3 OF 267.93 FEET TO A 12” HICKORY TREE FENCE CORNER BEING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF FLEMING AND AN INTERIOR CORNER OF DEMERY; THENCE IN A NORTHEASTWARDLY DIRECTION ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF FLEMING AND A SOUTH LINE OF DEMERY, N 28 DEG. 30’ 03” E, A CALLED DISTANCE OF 246.18 FEET BUT A MEASURED DISTANCE OF 247.18 FEET TO A FENCE CORNER BEING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF FLEMING, A POINT IN THE SOUTH LINE OF DEMERY (AS PER 227/182) AND THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF OSCAR O. DEMERY AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 227 – PAGE 582; THENCE IN A SOUTHWESTWARDLY DIRECTION, ALONG A EAST LINE OF FLEMING AND THE WEST LINE OF DEMERY (AS PER 277/582), S 33 DEG. 47’ 44” E, A CALLED DISTANCE OF 50.00 FEET BUT MEASURED 49.03 FEET TO A FOUND IRON BEING AN ANGLE POINT IN SAID EAST LINE AND THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF EDWARD F. NELSON AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 299 - PAGE 3 AND THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF DEMERY; THENCE CONTINUING IN A SOUTHEASTWARDLY DIRECTION, ALONG A EAST LINE OF FLEMING AND A WEST LINE OF NELSON, S 34 DEG. 30’ 00” E, A CALLED DISTANCE OF 396.00 FEET BUT MEASURED 393.81 FEET TO A FOUND IRON AT A FENCE CORNER BEING A EXTERIOR CORNER OF FLEMING AND AN INTERIOR CORNER OF NELSON; THENCE IN A SOUTHWESTWARDLY DIRECTION, ALONG A INTERIOR LINE OF FLEMING AND A NORTH LINE OF NELSON, S 47 DEG. 45’ 37” W, A CALLED DISTANCE OF 37.62 FEET BUT MEASURED 37.31 FEET TO A FOUND IRON AT THE END OF FENCE BEING AN INTERIOR CORNER OF FLEMING AND A EXTERIOR CORNER OF NELSON; THENCE IN A SOUTHEASTWARDLY DIRECTION, ALONG A EAST LINE OF FLEMING AND WEST LINE OF NELSON, S 40 DEG. 32’ 11” E, CROSSING THE CENTERLINE OF BOB OLIVER ROAD AT 117.1 FEET BUT IN ALL A CALLED DISTANCE OF 296.34 FEET BUT MEASURED 292.99 FEET TO A FENCE CORNER BEING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF FLEMING, THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF NELSON AND A POINT IN THE NORTH LINE OF MOORE; THENCE IN A SOUTHWESTWARDLY DIRECTION, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF FLEMING AND THE NORTH LINE OF MOORE, S 47 DEG. 01’ 07” W, A CALLED DISTANCE OF 120.12 FEET BUT MEASURED 125.95 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING AND CONTAINING 2.84 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO LEIF E. NELSON AND WIFE, DONNA C. NELSON, AS TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETIES BY DEED DATED NOVEMBER 29, 1988 OF RECORD IN RECORD BOOK 621, PAGE 1, IN THE REGISTER’S OFFICE OF TIPTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. THIS IS IMPROVED PROPERTY KNOWN AS 184 BOB OLIVER ROAD, DRUMMONDS, TN 38023 (A/K/A 184 BOB OLIVER ROAD, ATOKA, TENNESSEE 38004) AND UNIMPROVED PROPERTY KNOWN AS BOB OLIVER ROAD, ATOKA, TN 38004. MAP 083 PARCEL 032.00 (IMPROVED) MAP 083 PARCEL 032.01 (UNIMPROVED) 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 INTERESTED PARTIES IN THE ADVERTISEMENT, THEN
THE NOTICE OF THIS FORECLOSURE IS BEING GIVEN TO THEM, AND THE SALE WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE APPLICABLE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES RIGHT TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY, ALL AS REQUIRED BY 26 U.S.C. 7425 AND T.C.A. 67-11433. 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: FIRST TENNESSEE BANK, NA; JASON MARTIN; STATE OF TENNESSEE; VELOCITY INVESTMENTS, LLC THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. This day, March 19, 2013. This is improved property known as 184 BOB OLIVER ROAD, DRUMMONDS, TN 38023 (A/K/A 184 BOB OLIVER ROAD, ATOKA, TENNESSEE 38004) and unimproved property known as BOB OLIVER ROAD, ATOKA, TN 38004. J. PHILLIP JONES/JESSICA D. BINKLEY, Substitute Trustee 1800 HAYES STREET NASHVILLE, TN 37203 (615) 254-4430 www.phillipjoneslaw.com F13-0584 30may3w
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Case of 84CH1-2013-PR-3126 Estate of Marnita J. Geiger, Deceased Notice is hereby given that on May 22 or 2013 letters testamentary (or of administration as the case may be) in respect of the estate of Marnita J. Geiger, who died 3/5/2013, were issued to the undersigned by the Tipton County Chancery Court of Tipton County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and non-resident, having claims, matured or unmatured, against the estate are required to file the same with the Clerk of the above-named Court 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 (or posting, as the case may be) 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 posting); 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 (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting) as described in (1)(A); or (2) Twelve (12) months from the descendent’s date of death. All persons indebted to the above Estate must come forward and make proper settlement with the undersigned at once. THOMAS STEVEN MYERS EXECUTOR VIRGINIA GRAY, CLERK AND MASTER 1801 S. COLLEGE ST., SUITE 110 COVINGTON, TN 38019 30may2wp
VEHICLE AUCTION ON 6/21/13 AT 10:00 A.M. DALY AUTOMOTIVE P.O. BOX 1095, 305 QUINTON MUNFORD, TN 1996 Oldsmobile VIN 1G3AJ55M7T6349698 Owner: Gerry Faught & Gary Fussell
2000 Ford VIN 2FMZA5245YBC33234 Owner: Joey B. Maness Lienholder: UPS Employees Credit Union 1987 Buick VIN 1G4HH5132HH429814 Owner: Wayne Nerren
NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE
WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated December 30, 2004, executed by Dorcas Elaine Sellers, conveying certain real property therein described to Alice L. Gallaher, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of Tipton County, Tennessee recorded January 7, 2005, in Deed Book 1182, Page 650-670; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company On Behalf Of The Certificateholders Morgan Stanley ABS Capital I Inc. Trust 2005-NC2 Mortgage
Pass Through Certificates, Series 2005-NC2 who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register’s Office of Tipton County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on July 11, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the TIPTON County Courthouse door where the foreclosure sales are customarily held at the TIPTON Courthouse, located in Covington Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Tipton County, Tennessee, to wit: LOT 56, SECTION B, DEER RIDGE SUBDIVISION, AS SHOWN ON PLAT OF RECORD IN PLAT CABINET G, SLIDE 15, IN THE REGISTER`S OFFICE OF TIPTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, TO WHICH PLAT REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR A MORE PARTICULAR DESCRIPTION OF SAID PROPERTY. Parcel ID: CD07 128D-A-056.00 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 31 Doe Trail, Atoka, TN 38004. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): Dorcas Elaine Sellers OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: New Century Mortgage Corporation , TOWN OF ATOKA, TENNESSEE The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500 Memphis, TN 38103 www.rubinlublin.com/ property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #52585: 2013-06-06 2013-06-13, 2013-06-20. Publication dates: June 6, 13, 20.
IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF TIPTON COUNTY TENNESSEE FOR THE 25TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT AT COVINGTON
MICHAEL DAVID SMITH, Plaintiff, vs. CANDACE ALYSE SMITH, Defendant.
ORDER OF PUBLICATION
In appearing from the sworn Complaint for Absolute Divorce filed in this cause, that the whereabouts of the Defendant, Candace Alyse Smith, are unknown and can’t be ascertained upon diligent inquiry. It is therefore ordered that Defendant, Candace Alyse Smith, makes her appearance at the Chancery Court of Tipton County, Tennessee, 1801 South College Street, Covington, Tennessee on the 29th day of July 2013 at 9:00 a.m., and answer Plaintiff’s Complaint for Absolute Divorce or the same will be taken as confessed as to Defendant and this cause proceeded with ex parte, and that a copy of this order be published once a week for four (4) consecutive weeks in the Leader published in Covington, Tipton County, Tennessee. This 6th day of June 2013. CHANCERY COURT OF TIPTON COUNTY VIRGINIA GRAY, CLERK AND MASTER 1801 S. COLLEGE ST., SUITE 110 COVINGTON, TN 38019 06jun4wp
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The following vehicles will be sold at auction to highest bidder on Saturday June 8, 2013 @ 10AM 1. 1993 Toyota Paseo JT2EL45U9P0116509 2. 2006 MAZDA M3I JMIBK12F561414808 3. 2000 Dodge Durango 1B4HS28Z1YF226615 4. 1995 Chev. Geo Tracker 2CNBJ186956927900 5. 1999 Ford Windstar 2FMZA514XXBA66241
NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust by the Note Holder, and that the undersigned, Priority Trustee Services of TN, LLC, Substitute Trustee, or its duly appointed attorneys or agents, by virtue of the power and authority vested in it, will on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, commencing at 10:00 a.m. at the North Door of the Tipton County Courthouse, Covington, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Tipton County, Tennessee, to wit:
815 Whaley Road Covington, TN 38019
Munford Tire & Brake 516 Munford Ave. Munford, TN 38058 Public Sale June 8, 2013 10:00 a.m. 1985 GMC CI5 p/u VIN# 1GTDC14H0FF717082
SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE
WHEREAS, default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured by a Deed of Trust executed on February 23, 2007, by Remma Elam aka Lynn Elam to Rick J. McCreadie, Trustee, for the benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as sole nominee for New Federal Savings Bank and appearing of record in Register’s Office of Tipton County, Tennessee, in Book 1329, Page 772; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to LPP Mortgage, LTD and WHEREAS, LPP Mortgage, LTD, as the holder of the Note for which debt is owed, (“Note Holder”), appointed the undersigned, Priority Trustee Services of TN, LLC, as Substitute Trustee by instrument filed or to be filed for record in the Register’s Office of Tipton County, Tennessee, with all the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in said Deed of Trust; and WHEREAS, pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. § 35-5-117, not less than sixty (60) days prior to the first publication required by § 35-
Beginning at the Northwest corner of the Robert E. Channell property as recorded in Deed Book 559, Page 106, which this 3.20 acre partition is a part, also being the Southwest corner of Charles J. Channell (559/108) and being in the centerline of Marshall Road; thence in a Southeastwardly direction, along the North line of Robert E. Channell and the south line of Charles J. Channell, S 82 degrees 00 minutes 39 seconds E, 1020.29 feet to the northeast corner of Robert Channell, also being the southeast corner of Charles Channell and being in a west line of Dr. W.M. Abernathy (178/596); thence in a Southwestwardly direction, along the east line of Channell and the line of Abernathy, S 02 degrees 37 minutes 38 seconds W, 140.16 feet to the Southeast corner of this partition; thence in a Northwestwardly direction, along the south line of the partition, N 82 degrees 00 minutes 39 seconds W 977.74 feet to the Southwest corner of this partition and being in the centerline of Marshall Road; thence in a northwestwardly direction, along the centerline of said road, N 13 degrees 45 minutes 10 seconds W, 150.23 feet to the point of beginning and containing 3.20 acres, more or less. However there is excepted from the above described survey all that portion occupied by the R.O.W. of Marshall Road. For source of Title see deed recorded at Book 1044, Page 870, in the Register’s Office, Tipton County, Tennessee. Less and Except the following described real estate: Lot 1: Description of a 1.00 acre parcel that is part of Florence Earline
School RecoRdS The Tipton County School system is giving written notice to parents regarding student records. The child’s cumulative records are located in the office of the school the student attends/attended. Records of special education students are located in the Special Education Office or records room. In keeping with the laws regarding confidentiality, all student records are kept in locked files and maintained by appropriate personnel. Parents/legal guardians have the right to review their child’s records or request a copy, as do students upon reaching the age of 18. To review/copy records, a request should be made in written form, signed and dated by the parent/legal guardian, or student, if they are 18. Records of student that have been inactive by moving, mainstreaming, graduating, etc., are kept at the Tipton County Board of Education for three years. In accordance to the confidentiality law, the records are destroyed after three years.
TO AFFORD THE OPPORTUNITY FOR A PUBLIC HEARING Date: June 5, 2013 Notice is hererby given that the Delta Human Resource Agency is applying to the Tennessee Department of Transportation, Multimodal Transportation Resources Division (TDOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for a discretionary grant of $60,656 under Section 5309 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA0LU). These funds will be used to purchase (1) Paratransit Van and (1) Maintenance Vehicle. With the publication of this Notice, the Delta Human Resource Agency does afford the general public with the opportunity to request a public hearing on this grant application. Anyone desiring such a hearing must submit a written request to Delta Human Resource Agency at the following address: P.O. Box 634, Covington, TN 38019 within fifteen (15) days of the publication of this notice. If no written request is received at the offices of the Delta Human Resource Agency by June 20, 2013, then no public hearing will be conducted by the Delta Human Resource Agency on this project. Please note that the meeting place will be ADA accessible.
INVITATION TO BID The Tipton County Board of Education is accepting bids for the following: Bid Package #1: The purchase, delivery, and installation of a multi-component playground system Bid Package #2: The purchase and delivery of hot water heaters and boiler equipment For additional information on bid package #1 contact Glenn Turner at (901) 475-5807 and for additional information on bid package #2 contact Donnie Wallace at (901) 475-5975. Sealed bids will be opened at June 20, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Tipton County Board of Education, 1580 Highway 51 South, Covington, TN 38019. The Tipton County Board of Education reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informality or irregularity in any bid received. Dr. William E. Bibb Director of Schools Tipton County 6jun2w
Elam’s 3.20 acre tract recorded in Deed Book 629, Page 207, in the Register’s Office, lying on the East side of Marshall Road, in the Seventh Civil District of Tipton County, Tennessee, being more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Southwest corner of Florence Earline Elam’s 3.20 acre tract recorded in Deed Book 629, Page 207, of which this partition is a part, said point being the centerline of Marshall Road; thence South 81 degrees 58 minutes 02 seconds East, 32.52 feet along Elam’s south line to an iron pin set on the east R.O.W. line of Marshall Road, said point being the true point of beginning; thence North 14 degrees 39 minutes 57 seconds West, 150.23 feet along said R.O.W. line to an iron pin set; thence South 82 degrees 00minutes 39 seconds East, 313.94 feet along Elam’s North line and the South line of Charles Channel (DB559, PG108) to an iron pin set; thence South 14 degrees 39 minutes 57 seconds East, 150.49 feet along the East line of this partition to an iron pin set; thence North 81 degrees 58 minutes 02 seconds West, 314.04 feet along Elam’s South line and the North line of James Fleming (DB 629, PG 212) to the Point of Beginning, encompassing 1.00 acre of land, by calculation. According to survey of Raymond E. Pittman, Surveyor, Tennessee License No. 1414, P.O. Box 1218, Munford, Tennessee 38058 Being the same property conveyed to Lynn Elam by Quitclaim Deed from James L. Fleming and wife, Barbara E. Fleming of record in Book 1238, Page 771772 Register’s Office for Tipton County, Tennessee, dated July 18, 2005, and recorded October 24, 2005. Being the same property conveyed to James L. Fleming and wife, Barbara Fleming by Warranty Deed from Shirley Carolyn Boyd, Martha Marie Boyd, Joseph Earl Elam, Joyce Ann MaHarry, Deloris Fowler, Lynn Elam and Barbara Ellen Fleming of record in Book 1044, Page 870 Register’s office for Tipton County, Tennessee, dated 12/08/2000, recorded 1/24/2003. This is improved property known as 3416 Marshall Road, Munford, Tennessee, 38058. Map and Parcel 1238/771 PROPERTY ADDRESS: 3416 Marshall Road, Munford, TN 38058
Due to a scheduling conflict, the TIPTON COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION will move its regular monthly meeting to the second Wednesday in June (June 12) FOR JUNE 2013 ONLY. The meeting is held at 3:30 PM in our office at 113 E. Church Street in Covington. You may reach us at 901-476-0223. Tipton County Election Commission
CURRENT OWNER(S): Remma Elam aka Lynn Elam The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plan; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or setback lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. Substitute Trustee will only convey any interest he/ she may have in the property at the time of sale. Property is sold “as is, where is.” For every lien or claim of lien of the state identified above, please be advised notice required by § 67-1-1433 (b)(1) was timely given and that any sale of the property herein referenced will be subject to the right of the state to redeem the land as provided for in § 67-1-1433(c)(1). All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The 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. PRIORITY TRUSTEE SERVICES OF TN, LLC 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, Georgia 30329
PUBLIC NOTICE The Tipton County Legislative meeting will be held on Monday June 10, 2013 at 7:00p.m. This meeting will take place at the Tipton County Justice Center. 6jun1w
Call us! 476-7116
Web Site: www.JFLegal.com Insertion Dates: 06/06/2013, 06/13/2013, 06/20/2013
Pursuant to TC66-31-105, the following sale to satisfy the lien of APC Mini Storages will take place: Time of Sale: 10:00 A.M. Date of Sale: June 20, 2013 Place of Sale: APC Brighton Mini Storage 1700 Old Hwy. 51 South Brighton, TN 38011 Description: Unit 33
Owned by Marie Mitchell Description: Unit 40 Owned by Brent Bradley Description: Unit 65 Owned by Denise Colley Description: Unit 79 Owned by Chris Gibson Description: Unit 157cc Owned by Deborah Aitken Description: Unit 203 Owned by M. Terhune Description: Unit 212 Owned by S. Grandberry Description: Unit 218 Owned by John Yarbro
The property will be sold to the highest bidder and may be sold separately or as one or more units. Cash only for all sales.
NOTICE TO FURNISHERS OF LABOR AND MATERIALS TO: Ford Construction Company PROJECT NO.: 84950-3557-04, 84102-3205-54 CONTRACT NO.: CNL026 COUNTY: Tipton 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 07/05/13.
A special called meeting and public hearing of the Mason Board of Mayor and Aldermen. A special called meeting by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the Town of Mason will meet at 7:00 P.M. on June 17, 2013, at Mason City Hall. The purpose of the meeting is for 2nd reading of ordinance to adopt the 2013-2014 budget. A public hearing will be held on June 26, 2013, at 7:00 P.M. at Mason City Hall. The purpose of the meeting is the final reading of the ordinance to adopt the 2013-2014 budget. Mayor David Ward Town of Mason
(770)-234-9181 File No.: 1517312
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS PROJECT NAME: STRUCTURE:
TRACY ROAD BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OVER BIG CREEK 80’ SINGLE SPAN BRIDGE SKEW = 90°
OWNER: TIPTON COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS Sealed bids for BRIDGE REPLACEMENT ON TRACY ROAD will be received by MR. SHANNON REED, P.E. at the office of TIPTON COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS, 8279 HIGHWAY 51, BRIGHTON, TN 38011 until 10:00 a.m., CST, June 20, 2013 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud: The Information for Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract, Plans, Specifications, and Forms of Bid Bond, Performance and Payment Bond, and other contract documents may be examined at the following: 1) TIPTON COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS 8279 HIGHWAY 51 BRIGHTON, TN 38011
2) A2H, INC. 3009 DAVIES PLANTATION ROAD LAKELAND, TN 38002
3) TENNESSEE ROAD BUILDERS 213 5TH AVE., NORTH NASHVILLE, TN 37219
4) WEST TENNESSEE PLANS ROOM 439 AIRWAYS BLVD. JACKSON, TN 38301
5) BUILDER’S EXCHANGE 642 SOUTH COOPER MEMPHIS, TN 38104
Copies may be obtained at the office of A2H, INC. located at 3009 DAVIES PLANTATION ROAD, LAKELAND, TENNESSEE 38002, PHONE: 901-372-0404 upon payment of $150.00 (non-refundable) for one specification book and one set of drawings for the structure. The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids. Each bidder must deposit with his bid, security in the amount, form and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 90 days after the actual date of the opening thereof. All Bidders must comply with the applicable provisions of the Contractors Licensing Act of 1994, found in “Tennessee Code Annotated,” Section 62-6-119. At least the following information, as required by Section 20 of this Act, must appear on the outside of the envelope containing bid in excess of $25,000. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
NAME OF BIDDER ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER OF BIDDER BIDDERS LICENSE NUMBER EXPIRATION DATE OF TENNESSEE LICENSE THE PORTION OF CLASSIFICATION OF BIDDERS LICENSE THAT APPLIES TO THIS PROJECT 6. NAME OF PROJECT FOR WHICH BID IS SUBMITTED Any bid submitted from a bidder not on the official bidders list, that is maintained at the office A2H, Inc., and/or not containing the above information will not be opened.
INVITATION TO BID The Tipton County Board of Education is accepting bids for the following:
DIRECTOR: MR. SHANNON REED, P.E. June 6, 2013 June 13, 2013
A contract to furnish work shoes for the school cafeteria employees. For additional information contact Henry Glass at (901) 475-5820. Sealed bids will be opened at 2:00 p.m. on June 13, 2013 at the Tipton County Board of Education, 1580 Highway 51 South, Covington, TN 38019. The Tipton County Board of Education reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informality or irregularity in any bid received. Dr. William E. Bibb Director of Schools Tipton County 30may2w
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE COVINGTON MUNICIPAL ZONING MAP TO REZONE PROPERTIES ON U.S. HIGHWAY 51 SOUTH (TIPTON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, TENNESSEE TECH, UTTZ, DELASHMIT, AND BELLS PROPERTY) FROM R-2 (MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL) TO B-2 (HIGHWAY COMMERCIAL); Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the Covington Board of Mayor and Aldermen on proposed modifications to the Covington Municipal Zoning Map. Said hearing will be held pursuant to the provisions of Section 13-7-105, Tennessee Code Annotated. Said hearing will be held at the regular meeting of the Covington Board of Mayor and Aldermen on June 25, 2013 BEGINNING AT 5:30 P.M. AT COVINGTON CITY HALL. Any interested party is invited to appear before the Covington Board of Mayor and Aldermen and be heard in objection or in favor of the adoption thereof. Copies of the proposed ordinance will be available for public examination in the Mayor’s Office, Covington City Hall. Red Bud Cv
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ment review Board of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation pursuant to Section 7-82-702(7) of Tennessee Code Annotated. www.covingtonleader.com Thursday, June 6, 2013 • The Leader • A17 PUBLIC NOTICE Town of Mason 2012 Water Quality Report Is my drinking water safe? Yes, our water meets all of EPA’s health standards. We have conducted numerous tests for over 80 contaminants that may be in drinking water. As you’ll see in the chart on the back, we only detected 6 of these contaminants. We found all of these contaminants at safe levels.
health effects can be obtained by calling the EPA’s Safe Drinking Water Hotline at (800-426-4791). Este informe contiene información muy importante. Tradúscalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien. For more information about your drinking water, please call Chris Trimble at (901) 294-2308.
What is the source of my water? Your water, which is ground water, comes from the Memphis Sand Aquifer. Our goal is to protect our water from contaminants and we are working with the State to determine the vulnerability of our water source to potential contamination. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has prepared a Source Water Assessment Program (SWAP) Report for the untreated water sources serving water to this water system. The SWAP Report assesses the susceptibility of untreated water sources to potential contamination. In order to ensure that tap water is safe to drink, EPA and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation prescribe regulations which limit the amount of certain contaminants in water provided by public water systems. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations establish limits for contaminants in bottled water which must provide the same protection for public health. All public water systems treat and routinely test their water. The sources of drinking water (both tap water and bottled water) include rivers, lakes, streams, ponds, reservoirs, springs, and wells. As water travels over the surface of the land or through the ground, it dissolves naturally-occurring minerals and, in some cases, radioactive material, and can pick up substances resulting from the presence of animals or from human activity. Water sources have been rated as reasonably susceptible, moderately susceptible or slightly susceptible based on geologic factors and human activities in the vicinity of the water source. The Town of Mason’s sources rated as reasonably susceptible to potential contamination. An explanation of Tennessee’s Source Water Assessment Program, the Source Water Assessment summaries, susceptibility scorings and the overall TDEC report to EPA can be viewed online at www.state.tn.us/environment/dws/dwassess.php or you may contact the Water System to obtain copies of specific assessments. Why are there contaminants in my water? Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. Community water systems are required to disclose the detection of contaminants; however, bottled water companies are not required to comply with this regulation The presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that water poses a health risk. More information about contaminants and potential
How can I get involved? Our Water Board meets on the second Monday at 7:00 p.m. at The Mason City Hall. . Please feel free to participate in these meetings. Is our water system meeting other rules that govern our operations? The State and EPA require us to test and report on our water on a regular basis to ensure its safety. We have met all of these requirements. Results of unregulated contaminant analysis are available upon request. We want you to know that we pay attention to all the rules. Other Information Due to all water containing dissolved contaminants, occasionally your water may exhibit slight discoloration. We strive to maintain the standards to prevent this. We at The Town of Mason work around the clock to provide top quality water to every tap. We ask that all our customers help us protect our water sources, which are the heart of our community, our way of life and our children’s future. Do I Need To Take Special Precautions? Some people may be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water than the general population. Immuno-compromised persons such as persons with cancer undergoing chemotherapy, persons who have undergone organ transplants, people with HIV/AIDS or other immune system disorders, some elderly, and infants can be particularly at risk from infections. These people should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers. EPA/CDC guidelines on appropriate means to lessen the risk of infection by Cryptosporidium and other microbial contaminants are available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline at (800-426-4791). Water System Security Following the events of September 2001, we realize that our customers are concerned about the security of their drinking water. We urge the public to report any suspicious activities at any utility facilities, including treatment plants, tanks, fire hydrants, etc. to (901) 294-3525.
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What does this chart mean? MCLG: Maximum Contaminant Level Goal, or the level of a contaminant in drinking water below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MCLGs allow for a margin of safety. MCL: Maximum Contaminant Levels are set at very stringent levels. To understand the possible health effects described for many regulated constituents, a person would have to drink 2 liters of water every day at the MCL level for a lifetime to have a one-in-a-million chance of having the described health effect MRDL: Maximum residential Disinfectant Level – the highest level of disinfectant allowed in drinking water. There is convincing evidence that addition of a disinfectant is necessary for the control of microbial contaminants. MRDLG: Maximum residential Disinfectant Level Goal – The level of a drinking water disinfectant below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MRDLG’s do not reflect the benefits of the use of disinfectants to control microbial contaminants. BDL – Below Detection Limit Discretionary language regarding the use of averages to report levels of some contaminants. AL: Action Level, or the concentration of a contaminant which, when exceeded, triggers treatment or other requirements which a water system must follow. Non-Detects (ND): laboratory analysis indicates that the contaminant is not present. N/A: Not Applicable Parts per million (ppm) or Milligrams per liter (mg/l): explained as a relation to time and money as one part per million corresponds to one minute in two years or a single penny in $10,000. Parts per billion (ppb) or Micrograms per liter: explained as a relation to time and money as one part per billion corresponds to one minute in 2,000 years, or a single penny in $10,000,000. TT: Treatment Technique or a required process intended to reduce the level of a contaminant in drinking water. About the data: Most of the data presented in this table is from testing done between January and December of 2012. We monitor for some contaminants less than once per year and for those contaminants, the data of the last sample is shown in the table.
2012 Water Quality Data
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Unregulated contaminants are those for which EPA has not established drinking water standards. The purpose of unregulated contaminant monitoring is to assist EPA in Total Coliform No 0% 0 water and whether 2012 future regulation 0 determining the occurrence of unregulated contaminants in drinking is5% warranted.Naturally present in the environment For additional information call the Safe Drinking Water Hotline at (800) 426-4791. Lead and Copper: During the most recent round of Lead and Copper testing, 0 out of 10 households sampled contained Bacteria concentration exceeding the action level. Lead: If present, elevated levels of lead can cause serious health problems, especially for pregnant women and young 90 th% Corrosion of household plumbing children. Lead in drinking water is primarily from materials and components associated with service lines AL and home plumbing. The Town of Mason is responsible for providingCopper high quality drinkingNo water, but cannot control the variety used in plumbing your water has been sitting for several hours, 0.0015 ppm N/A of materials 2012 1.3components. 1.3 Whensystems. Erosion of natural deposits; you can minimize the potential for lead exposure by flushing your tap for 30 seconds to 2 minutes before using water for drinking or cooking. If you are concerned Leaching from wood preservaHves about lead in your water, you may wish to have your water tested. Information on lead in drinking water,ppm testing methods, and steps you can take to minimize exposure is available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline or at http://www.epa.gov/safewater/lead 90 th% AL Corrosion of household plumbing Iron: Iron occurs naturally in our raw water and occasionally accumulates in the distribution system. Iron shows up as “red” or “rusty” water at your tap. Although No is not clear, 0.0005 ppb N/A to be a hazard 2012 to your health. 0 We test 15for iron daily systems. Erosion of natural deposits; you do not Lead want to drink water that iron is not considered and it is usually around 0.02 ppm. The aesthetic limit for iron is 0.3 ppm. ppb Leaching from wood preservaHves Contaminants that may be present in source water: TTHM By product of drinking water • Microbial contaminants, such as viruses and bacteria, which may come from sewage treatment plants, septic systems, agricultural livestock operations, and wildlife. • InorganicTotal contaminants, such as metals, which can beN/A naturally-occurring storm water runoff, industrial, or domestic wastewater Nosalts and0.00072 mg/L 2012or result from N/Aurban 0.08 chlorinaHon discharges, oil and gas production, mining, or farming. Trihalomethanes mg/L • Pesticides and herbicides, which may come from a variety of sources such as agriculture, urban storm water runoff, and residential uses. HAA5 contaminants, including synthetic <0.001 ‐and volatile organic chemicals, which are by-products of industrial processes By product of drinking water • Organic chemical and petroleum production, and can also come from gas stations, urban runoff, and septic systems. HaloaceHc No storm water 0.0012 mg/L N/A 2012 N/A 0.06 disinfecHon • Radioactive contaminants, which can be naturally-occurring or be the result of oil and gas production and mining activities.
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Unregulated contaminants are those for which EPA has not established drinking water standards. The purpose of unregulated contaminant monitoring is to assist EPA in determining the occurrence of unregulated contaminants in drinking water and whether future regulation is warranted. For additional information call the Safe Drinking Water Hotline at (800) 426-4791. Lead and Copper: During the most recent round of Lead and Copper testing, 0 out of 10 households sampled contained concentration exceeding the action level. Lead: If present, elevated levels of lead can cause serious health problems, especially for pregnant women and young children. Lead in drinking water is primarily from materials and components associated with service lines and home plumbing. The Town of Mason is responsible for providing high quality drinking water, but cannot control the variety of materials used in plumbing components. When your water has been sitting for several hours, you can minimize the potential for lead exposure by flushing your tap for 30 seconds to 2 minutes before using water for drinking or cooking. If you are concerned about lead in your water, you may wish to have your water tested. Information on lead in drinking water, testing methods, and steps you can take to minimize exposure is available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline or at http://www.epa.gov/safewater/lead Iron: Iron occurs naturally in our raw water and occasionally accumulates in the distribution system. Iron shows up as “red” or “rusty” water at your tap. Although you do not want to drink water that is not clear, iron is not considered to be a hazard to your health. We test for iron daily and it is usually around 0.02 ppm. The aesthetic limit for iron is 0.3 ppm. Contaminants that may be present in source water: • Microbial contaminants, such as viruses and bacteria, which may come from sewage treatment plants, septic systems, agricultural livestock operations, and wildlife. • Inorganic contaminants, such as salts and metals, which can be naturally-occurring or result from urban storm water runoff, industrial, or domestic wastewater discharges, oil and gas production, mining, or farming. • Pesticides and herbicides, which may come from a variety of sources such as agriculture, urban storm water runoff, and residential uses. • Organic chemical contaminants, including synthetic and volatile organic chemicals, which are by-products of industrial processes and petroleum production, and can also come from gas stations, urban storm water runoff, and septic systems. • Radioactive contaminants, which can be naturally-occurring or be the result of oil and gas production and mining activities.
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