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By JEFF IRELAND email@example.com A two-vehicle, alcohol-related crash Saturday morning on Highway 51 in Covington claimed the life of a Ripley man. At approximately 12:40 a.m., a 2001 Chevrolet Impala driven by James T. Hoover, 49, of Covington was northbound on Highway 51 South when it collided head on with a southbound 2012 Nissan ATS driven by Ray Allen, 34, of Ripley. Hoover was traveling the wrong direction. Antonio D. Norfolk, 30, Allen's passenger, died. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, all three men had been drinking. The accident occurred north of Rialto Road, near the Tipton-Lauderdale county line. It's unknown if Hoover was wearing a seatbelt. The other two men, according to the THP, were not and speed was a factor in the accident. Hoover and Allen were both injured. Citations and/or criminal charges are pending.
Munford, left and Atoka, above, celebrated Independence Day last week with a fireworks show. Atoka also opened its Splash Pad Park. Courtesy photos
Brighton to celebrate centennial By FRANCE GASQUET firstname.lastname@example.org
The Brighton Centennial Celebration was the focus of the Town of Brighton Board of Mayor and Aldermen monthly meeting Tuesday night, July 9. The celebration of the town’s 100 year anniversary will be held September 13 - 14, 2013. A fireworks ordinance was passed on second reading, in anticipation of the fireworks show during the centennial. Other preparations noted include restoration of the pavilion/ gazebo and upgrades to the community center, concession stand and public facilities. Park and Recreation Director Wanda Scott noted that Brighton High School has given the town their approval for use of the gym for a donkey basketball game, and planning is underway for the talent contest, barbeque cooking contest, live music, 5k run/walk and fireworks to be held that weekend. Additionally, there is a Miss Brighton Centennial pageant, taking place on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Brighton Middle School, and the winners will be presented during opening ceremonies of the Brighton Centennial Celebration on September 14 and will represent the Town of Brighton in the annual Brighton Christmas Parade in December. For more information or to volunteer, contact the Town of Brighton at 901-476-8661 or visit the website, www.Brighton100.org .
Above left, Sgt. Perry Douglas Ward, 7th Infantry Division (Ranger) and Korean War Veteran, received his retroactive Korean War Defense Medal at the Munford Independence Day celebration last Tuesday. Above right, Corporal Robert Ellis, K Company, 5th Regimental Combat Team, combat wounded Korean War Veteran (MOPH Chapter 2012. Munford), also received his medal at the Munford celebration. Courtesy photos
Covington Police Department holiday saturation nets arrests, citations The Covington Police Department added extra manpower over the holiday weekend, starting on July 3 and ending on July 7. Tickets were issued for the following charges: • no insurance – 16 • seat belt – 25 • speeding – 4 • disregarding stop sign – 2 • no driver's license – 1 • light law – 3 • open container – 1 • child restraint – 2
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• tint violation – 1 • unlawful poss. Fireworks – 2 • registration violation – 2 The following arrests were made with the following charges: • juvenile arrests- 16 • curfew violations – 7 • disorderly conduct – 7 • resisting arrest – 4 • unlawful poss. Fireworks – 10 • public intoxication – 1 • simple poss. Marijuana – 4 • open container – 1 • underage poss. Alcohol – 2
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Brighton boy dies By JEFF IRELAND email@example.com A Brighton three-year-old boy who fell in the family pool last week has died Police chief Mike Durham said the child was in the care of two teenagers when he went outside and walked into the above ground pool. The Hospital Wing flew to the Hill Street home, transported the child to Baptist Memorial HospitalTipton, then down to LeBonheur Hospital in Memphis. Chief Mike Durham said the child's parents left a 14-year-old and another teenager in charge. Durham said the 3-year-old boy walked outside and into the aboveground pool.
Correction In an article last week, we reported that Varissa Richardson was the first African-American principal at Munford Elementary School. That was incorrect. Isaiah Davidson and Melvin Smith, both African Americans, have also served as principals at MES. We regret the error.
The Mason Police Department destroyed 40 pounds of marijuana last Friday. The drugs were seized on November 19, 2011. Courtesy photo
Alexander, Corker announce bill addressing Medicare U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) announced last week they have introduced legislation to ensure Medicare beneficiaries in Tennessee continue to have access to medical equipment. The bill would require the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to conduct a rebid for contracts to supply medical equipment to Tennessee’s Medicare beneficiaries through a new competitive bidding system that launched July 1. The senators have called for CMS to fix and restart the competitive bidding program in the state after they found last month that 30 of 98 contracts were awarded to companies not licensed in Tennessee and would have to be voided, just two weeks before the program began. Alexander said: “We cannot afford to risk the health of Medicare recipients in Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga who depend on necessary medical supplies by launching a troubled program that may not be able to meet their needs. The administration needs to rebid the contracts to businesses that are licensed in Tennessee and assure beneficiaries that they won’t be
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left high and dry.” Corker said: "It is important for those who rely on Medicare to know that it is working fairly and efficiently. After CMS admitted their mistake, the only way to ensure this program operates equitably in Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga is to require CMS to rebid the contracts.” On May 21, Senators Alexander and Corker, along with Representatives Marsha Blackburn (R-Brentwood), Phil Roe (R-Johnson City), John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Knoxville), Chuck Fleischmann (ROoltewah), Scott DesJarlais, (R-Jasper), Jim Cooper (D-Nashville), Diane Black (R-Gallatin), and Steve Cohen (D-Memphis) sent a letter to CMS requesting details on its policy of awarding Medicare contracts for durable medical equipment to businesses not licensed in Tennessee, a violation of the administration’s bid policy and a violation of Tennessee state law. Durable medical equipment
includes products that are intended for at-home care of sick or injured individuals. The category includes wheelchairs, crutches, blood pressure monitors, and hospital beds. As a result of their inquiry, CMS found that 30 of 98 contracts had been awarded to businesses not licensed in Tennessee and would be voided— just two weeks before the program was slated to begin. In a June 14 letter responding to the inquiry from the members, CMS administrator Marilyn Tavenner, said: “We have determined that certain out-of-state suppliers that were licensed in their home state, but that did not meet aspects of existing Tennessee licensing requirements at the time of bid submission, were awarded contracts. As a result, CMS will take steps to void contracts for these suppliers in the Tennessee competitive bidding areas, consistent with the policies and guidelines established
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for the competitive bidding program. This applies to approximately 30 out of the 98 contract suppliers in the Tennessee Competitive Bidding Areas.” The Medicare Durable Medical Equipment Competitive Bidding program requires home medical equipment sup-
pliers to bid for contracts to serve Medicare beneficiaries in select metropolitan statistical areas across the country. Winners are chosen on best price to the government, capacity, quality service, and the financial requirements including holding a license from the state.
Medicare beneficiaries will then only be allowed to purchase home medical equipment from the winners for their metropolitan statistical area. Tennessee has four areas in the program: Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, and Chattanooga.
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Governor launches campaign aimed at education Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday launched WGU Tennessee, an online, competency-based university aimed at expanding access to higher education for Tennesseans. He was joined by Western Governors University President Robert W. Mendenhall to sign the memorandum of understanding that officially establishes the university in Tennessee. “WGU Tennessee will give adult students with some college credits the opportunity to earn a degree,” Haslam said. “Today in Tennessee, only 32 percent of our citizens have a two-year degree
or higher, and our goal is to raise that number to 55 percent by 2025. We're calling it the 'Drive to 55,' and WGU Tennessee will play an important role in our success.” The event was held at HealthStream, a leading provider of workforce development and education solutions for the healthcare industry based in Nashville. The governor and Mendenhall were joined by the Gates Foundation's Director of Postsecondary Success Dan Greenstein and HealthStream CEO Robert A. Frist, Jr. WGU Tennessee was established to meet the needs of working adults
who are looking to complete a bachelor’s or master’s degree to advance their careers. WGU Tennessee offers accredited bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in business, K-12 teacher education, information technology, and health professions, including nursing. WGU Tennessee was created through a partnership between the state of Tennessee and nationally recognized Western Governors University. Dr. Kimberly Estep will serve as WGU Tennessee’s first chancellor. Dr. Estep joins the university after serving as vice president for academic affairs
and student services at Nashville State Community College. A graduate of Auburn University, Dr. Estep has more than 25 years' experience in higher education as both a professor and an administrator. She will be based in WGU Tennessee’s main office in Nashville but will work with higher education, community, and business leaders throughout the state to increase awareness and establish partnerships. In addition, the governor is in the process of appointing senior business, community, and higher education leaders from across the state to
the WGU Tennessee Advisory Board, including: John Ingram (Chair), Chairman & CEO, Ingram Industries, Nashville Jerry Askew, Senior VP, Government Relations, Tennova, Knoxville Shannon Brown, Senior VP/Chief Human Resources and Diversity
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Marriage Licenses The following marriage licenses were recorded in the office of Mary Gaither, Tipton County Clerk, during the month of June 2013.
Breck Markham Beasley to Stephanie Renee Kirkpatrick Mcwherter Levi Brewer, Jr. to Selisa Danielle Bland Drovandi Valdes Buford to Marsharie Katherine Malone Ricky Bernard Carmichael to Tracey Louisa Butler Paul Allen Carver to Elizabeth Stransky Jackson Neal Wade Delashmit to Brenda Gail Pullin Bolding Timothy Edwards to Katrice Latessa Hall Hunter Oneil Elrod to Tracy Lynn Frisbee Dolphus Leander Forrester to Audrey Lee De Berry Pounds Joseph Andrew Foy to Janell Renee Stevens Ignacio Gomez to Victoria Cobian Cruz Michael Dale Grant to Brittany Marie Mayo Mark Frederick Guttensohn to Patty Renae Buchanan David Lewis Hall, III to Kimberly Diane Parimore Chattis Wayne Hall, Jr. to Monica Renee Maclin Alejandro Izaguirre to Maribel Moreno Kevin Andrew Johnson to Lauren Ashley Barr
John David Karney to Kathy Louise Byrd Haynie Jerry Wayne Lewis to Connie Jean Thompson Hall Matthew Allan Maddock to Melanie Kaye Welch Maddock Allen Robert Marshall to Jamie Josephine Beaver Bruce Roger Mcconnell, II to Kimberly Michelle Johnson Terry Wayne Means to Marilyn Elizabeth Rice Maxwell Richard Anthony Melton to Lauran Elizabeth Thornton Richard Bradley Milton to Brittany Lesha Wiggins Benjamin Lee Montgomery to Rhonda Mae Mason Wallace Jason Henry Morris to Rachael Lorraine Lenagar Willie Lashon Payne to Nicole Clark William Blaine Robertson to Amanda Lynn Boles Alex Andrew Sherman to Samantha Jo Maughan Lawrence Thomas Sherrill to Regina Ann Scott Hagemaster Ronald Anthony Strickland to Janette Lyn Slimane Oliver Elisco Marchello Thompson to Nicole Latrice Gray Stephen Edward Winters to Jennifer Leanne Elam German Roger Oneal Yancey to Tina Lynn Lovett Green Zachary David Zvolanek to Tamara Lynne Williams
Miss Brighton Centennial Pageant Saturday, July 27th, 2013 5:30 PM Brighton Middle School Registration forms are available online at www.brighton100.org Complete forms should be mailed to: Miss Brighton Centennial P.O. Box 277 Brighton, TN 38011 The entry fee is $25. The pageant is open to ladies ages Birth-21 years of age. Winners will be presented during opening ceremonies of the Brighton Centennial Celebration on Sept. 14th and will represent the Town of Brighton in the annual Brighton Christmas Parade in December. For additional information, please contact Town of Brighton 901-476-8661
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The means to help producers
By TOM VILSACK USDA Secretary This week, we continued to see historic levels of drought grip much of our nation, impacting thousands of farm families. Although the hard work and innovation of our producers has fueled a strong farm economy in recent years, President Obama and I understand the major challenges this drought poses for American agriculture. As of July 20, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 1,055 counties across the country as disaster areas due to drought. Significant portions of many crops are impacted – for example, according to the most recent U.S. Drought Monitor report, 88 percent of our nation’s corn and 87 percent of our soybeans are in drought-stricken areas. Rising grain prices are threatening livestock and dairy operators with high input costs. Our farmers and ranchers are no strangers to uncertainty – but it’s even harder to plan for the future when we don’t know how much more severe the drought will be. Over the years, American producers have constantly innovated to meet new demands and adapt to new conditions, embracing new methods and utilizing new technology. The same innovative spirit that has positioned American agriculture as a global leader has helped to reduce the impact of the drought. Nevertheless, the uncertainty of drought means this is a very difficult time for many. At President Obama’s direction, USDA is doing all it can within the Department’s existing authority to help. Last week, I announced a final rule to simplify the process for Secretarial disaster designations – both to speed the process for producers and to reduce the burden on State government officials, who are also hard at work to help producers around the country cope with this disaster. I reduced the interest rate for Farm Service Agency Emergency Loans, effectively lowering the current rate from 3.75 percent to 2.25 percent to help ensure that credit is available for farm families who are hit by drought. And finally, I announced that USDA has lowered payment reductions for Conservation Reserve Program lands that qualify for emergency haying and grazing in 2012, from 25 to 10 percent. USDA officials are traveling to states around the country to see firsthand the impact of the drought, and we will continue to look for ways to help. But the fact is USDA’ s legal authority to provide assistance remains limited right now. That’s because the 2008 Farm Bill disaster programs, which were implemented under President Obama, expired last year. Prior to the expiration, these programs helped hundreds of thousands of U.S. producers during disasters. If Congress doesn’t act, USDA will remain limited in our means to help drought-stricken producers. That’s why President Obama and I continue to call on Congress to take steps to ensure that USDA has the tools it needs to help farm families during the drought. Disaster assistance for producers is also one of many reasons why we need swift action by Congress to pass a Food, Farm and Jobs Bill this year. I know that many producers are struggling today with the impact of this historic drought. The President and I are committed to doing all we can to help farmers and ranchers in this difficult time. As all of us across America hope for rainfall, and while USDA does all it can to assist America’s farmers, ranchers and rural communities, I hope that Congress will do all it can to help us get the job done.
Kyle Wiliams, left, and Munford Mayor Dick Bibb shake hands in 1981 to kick off a St. Jude fundraiser. Leader files
I sho’ did dread that first ride to Rosemark Grammar When I attended Rosemark dle bars and smoked ’em casings, grammar school, I walked the flying low for some book learning. black topped quarter of a mile. Thurman Tim said recess was the Initially Momma made me con- best class and he never did undergregate with neighbors stand why we couldn’t June and Ann Leek who stay outside all the time resided three houses and have more fun. All up the road so the older of us agreed, except the gals could protect me. mean teachers. Maybe she was fearful Being on time was ghost Casper would never a problem when swoon out of the overattending Rosemark grown Johnson grass grammar but when I ditch frightening me. was promoted to BolFunny though, durton High ninth grade, ing the summer, Arvis, the ship hit the sand. Lynn and I went everyA brand new ball game where without bodywith different rules. Southern Raisin' guards, but school time The sages at Mr. Ben’s O tis G riffin required utmost surveilstore told us all summer lance. about what happens to Beloved, I didn’t need help as ‘fresh meat’ way over yonder on I had my trusty, forked slingshot the other side of the new world we neatly hidden in my shoulder soon will enter. strapped book satchel. (If Mrs. I remember a few, deeply etched Ricks saw it she’d snatch my trea- in my cranium. If Mr. Charlie, sure and keep it until the school the bus driver, got mad he would bell rang) Then she’d return it and stop the bus and chunk you off to make me tell my upset Momma. hoof it home all by yo’ lonesome My pecan, hand crafted weapon self. Continuing, the big ole mean came in handy as several times boys would beat on you the enI had to protect my self from en- tire journey. Rubbing salt in the emy red stop signs just waiting to open wound, the older occupants pounce on me. Accuracy was re- would tease, taunt and make us quired for old Campbell pork and sit in the back row of the rickety, bean cans in the muddy ditch fix- bouncy cargo hauler and us freshing to attack me and often a mail men weren’t allowed to open our box was silently lying very still yapper. just waiting to catch me off guard Friends, can you still remember and flog me. your first big, yellow school bus Finally old enough, I straddled ride? It was a two edged sword as my prized two-wheeler, with the you welcomed the new grown up book satchel flopping on high han- adventures you had anticipated
practically all summer? However, fearful of the consequences of exiting childhood to entering the young adult world. All of us admitted years later, we were excited, proud, confident, got the big head, but actually ‘skeeered’ to death. I sho’ was. I was shaking like a wet hound coming out of the pond thrashing around slinging muddy water. All the kids waiting to board the bus headed to Bolton high congregated at Thompson Brothers store smack dab in the middle of downtown Rosemark. This emporium was located many decades ago where the new brick Brighton bank flourishes now. My first day we freshmen were inside the store sheepishly stepping lightly like a herd of hogs headed to slaughter at Dixie National stockyards. Neighbor, the grownups were leaning on the counters laughing, wringing their hands, pouring it on and howling about how bad the upcoming trip was gonna’ be. If someone had walked up and gouged me from behind, I’d squalled and jumped sky high like a red necked goose shot with hot grease. I want to go home to my Momma. But I can’t and the worse is yet to come…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.
Tax cuts, crime fighting kicked in July 1 July 1 marks the beginning of the new 2013-14 fiscal year in Tennessee as the state’s budget passed by the General Assembly in April becomes effective. Many other new laws are also set to become effective as the new month is ushered in, including several significant tax relief measures which accompanied the budget and two new laws that will give prosecutors additional tools to bring violent criminals to justice. The $32.8 billion budget for the 20132014 fiscal year incorporates approximately $43 million in tax cuts for Tennesseans, building on $50 million in tax relief passed by the legislature in the previous year. The tax reduction legislation effective Monday raises the The Leader
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The following persons were booked into the Tipton County Correctional Facility June 30-July 6.
▪ Adams, Lee Andrew, 36, driving on rev./canc./ susp. license, no insurance, light law; July 3, CPD ▪ Aguilar, Rigoberto Lopez, 27, poss. drug para., poss. sch. VI; June 30, CPD ▪ Alston, Marcus Andre, 36, driving on rev./canc./ susp. license, no insurance, failure to change DL, window tint law, tag display; July 2, TCSO ▪ Ammons, Wilson Tony, 52, DUI second offense, July 6, THP ▪ Austill, Devin Jhobe, 18, agg. burglary, agg. robbery, vandalism; July 2, APD ▪ Bailey, Tony Ad-Anne, 39, agg. criminal trespass, June 30, TCSO ▪ Bernard, Trina Regina, 36, domestic assault, July 6, TCSO ▪ Bond, Martha Lou, 51, worthless check, July 5, TCSO ▪ Boyd, Derrick DeVaughn, 38, failure to pay child support x 4, July 2, TCSO ▪ Bringle, William Steven, 33, DUI second offense, July 4, TCSO ▪ Brown, Larry Wayne, 35, domestic assault, July 2, MUPD ▪ Burgess, Bryan Keith, 24, failure to appear, July 4, CPD ▪ Burnett, Chris Lamone, 38, simple poss. marijuana, driving on rev./canc./ susp. license, July 4, CPD ▪ Burse, Henry Owen, 47, driving on rev./canc./ susp. license, June 30, TCSO ▪ Climer, Jody Ray, 20, domestic assault, July 5, MUPD ▪ Cochran, Carmon Delane, 42, domestic assault, July 5, TCSO ▪ Cochran, Michael Todd, 43, disorderly conduct, July 5, TCSO ▪ Currie, Tiffany Diana, 25, registration law, July 1, TCSO ▪ Dampeer, Latravian O’Neal, 21, poss. controlled substance, July 3, TCSO ▪ Daugherty, Helen Louise, 44, DUI first offense, June 30, TCSO ▪ Denson, Jeffery Leshon,
33, domestic assault, July 1, TCSO ▪ Drabant, Kelly Diana, 32, DUI first offense, evading arrest; July 3, TCSO ▪ Dunavant, Beverly Carver, 43, DUI second offense, consent law, evading arrest; July 6, CPD ▪ Emerson, Joel Michael, 21, domestic assault, July 5, TCSO ▪ Exum, D’Marious Rayshun, 18, agg. robbery, contributing to a minor, July 5, MUPD ▪ Fletcher, Melissa Lynn, 35, theft, vandalism, leaving scene of accident; July 1, TCSO ▪ Flowers, Bobby Dewayne, 33, domestic assault, July 2, CPD ▪ Gayden, Jessie Lee, 53, agg. assault no injury, July 6, TCSO ▪ Geeter, Andrew Lee, 30, driving on rev./canc./ susp. license, July 4, TCSO ▪ Glover, Christopher Dale, 21, public intoxication, July 3, TCSO ▪ Grace, Joshua Alan, 25, poss. marijuana with intent to sell, poss. drug para., speeding, driving on rev./ canc./susp. license; July 6, TCSO ▪ Gray, Yashi Keoshia, 22, theft, July 6, TCSO ▪ Greenman, Timothy Curtis, 24, agg. robbery, agg. burglary; July 4, APD ▪ Gregor, Phillip Arthur, 35, DUI third offense, simple poss. marijuana, poss. drug para., window tint laws, reckless driving; July 4, TCSO ▪ Grisham, Eric Nicholas, 23, contributing to a minor, seat belt law; July 4, TCSO ▪ Grunden, Christopher Lee, 20, driving on rev./ canc./susp. license, July 2, APD ▪ Haley, Richard Lee, 33, driving on rev./canc./ susp. license, registration law; July 5, TCSO ▪ Hall, Hayes, 21, public intoxication, July 3, TCSO ▪ Harber, Joshua Corey, 32, failure to pay child support, July 3, TCSO ▪ Harrison, Andrew Kennedy, 36, simple poss. marijuana, poss. drug para., driving on rev./
potential. On the other hand, when an investment’s price has shot up, these same investors will often keep buying more shares, hoping to reap even bigger gains — even if the investment has now become quite expensive, as measured by the price-to-earnings ratio, and has little upside potential remaining. Instead of emulating other investors, think about your own financial goals and create a viable strategy for achieving them, taking into account your risk tolerance and time horizon. Look for quality investments and hold them for the long term. Don’t be discouraged by the inevitable market downturns, but be ready to adjust your portfolio as needed. Above all else, be patient and disciplined, always keeping your eye on your ultimate objectives. It can feel comfortable when you’re in the midst of a herd — but it can lead you to places where, as an investor, you don’t want to go. Steer clear of the crowds and go your own way. . This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor. Steven Jones is an Edward Jones Financial Advisor in Atoka. Visit him at 360 Atoka McLaughlin Drive or call 901-8379772.
activity,” said Leader Norris. “What we did this year was come back and make the law clearer as to what crimes constitute gang activity to give prosecutors new tools in the fight against gang violence.” Similarly, prosecutors will be given a new weapon in rape cases where the statute of limitations is about to expire under canc./susp. license; June 30, MPD ▪ Heath, Amber Lynn, 24, theft, contributing to a minor; July 2, TCSO ▪ Jackett, Amber Brittany, 23, DUI first offense, driving on roadway land traffic; July 2, THP ▪ Jennings, John Michael, 28, agg. assault with injury, July 4, TCSO ▪ Jones, Cleophus Dewuan, 30, driving on rev./canc./susp. license, child restraint law; June 30, TCSO ▪ Jones, Eddie Farris, 28, resisting, July 4, TCSO ▪ Jones, Sharonica Shantel, 31, driving on rev./canc./ susp. license, no insurance, reg. law; July 5, TCSO ▪ Joyner, Michael David, 43, failure to pay child support, July 4, TCSO ▪ Kerr, Charles Antonio, 38, theft under $10,000, July 3, TCSO ▪ Knowles, James Daniel, 37, domestic assault, July 2, TCSO ▪ Laxton, Mikel Anthony, 42, failure to pay child support, July 4, CPD ▪ Leamon, Maurice Linwood, 36, domestic assault, July 6, CPD ▪ Logan, Marteze Tosweet, 29, failure to pay child support, July 3, TCSO ▪ Maldonado, Barron Cleofas, 21, poss. drug para., poss. sch. VI; June 30, TCSO ▪ McDaniel, Justin Earl, 21, failure to pay child support, July 3, TCSO ▪ Mervine, Anthony James, 26, driving on rev./ canc./susp. license, June 30, BPD ▪ Miller, James Thomas, 53, theft, July 1, TCSO ▪ Millican, Kenneth Daniel, 40, agg. assault with injury, July 4, TCSO ▪ Muex, Tyrone, 47, disorderly conduct, July 5, CPD ▪ Parker, Dewayne, 49, DUI first offense, light law, simple poss. marijuana; July 4, CPD ▪ Payton, Kawanda Laquisha, 21, felony failure to appear, June 30, CPD ▪ Phillips, Lisa Marie, 35, domestic assault, July 1, TCSO ▪ Pierce, Zachary Andrew, 21, simple poss. marijuana, light law, poss. drug para., burglary; July 6, CPD ▪ Pinks, Jennifer Lorena,
a measure that goes into effect on July 1. The new law, co-sponsored by Norris, allows for a “John Doe” arrest warrant to be obtained using the perpetrator’s DNA profile. “This saves the case from dismissal on grounds that too much time has passed,” added Senator Norris.
29, domestic assault, July 6, TCSO ▪ Powell, Michael Dewayne, 27, driving on rev./canc./susp. license, seat belt law, no insurance, driving w/o DL; July 3, TCSO ▪ Rhoads, Mary Elizabeth, 40, vehicular assault, DUI first offense, due care, poss. sch. II with intent; July 2, TCSO ▪ Rogers, Belinda Jean, 46, DUI first offense, July 5, CPd ▪ Rogers, Jonathan Kelly, 47, public intoxication, July 4, TCSO ▪ Sherrill, Kimberly Jo, 33, shoplifting, criminal trespass; July 4, CPD ▪ Small, Eric Martell, 29, agg. assault no injury, July 2, TCSO ▪ Smith, Cornelius, 44, failure to pay child support, assault; July 5, CPD ▪ Smits, Andrew William, 27, domestic assault, assault; June 30, CPd ▪ Somerville, A.D., 75, DUI first offense, open container, indecent exposure, public intoxication, failure to dim lights; July 5, MPD ▪ Somerville, Dexter Raymone, 22, failure to pay child support x 3, July 3, TCSO ▪ Stafford, Shanta Nicholle, 39, driving on rev./canc./susp. license, July 2, TCSO ▪ Taylor, Jerry Wayne, 45, DUI first offense, July 6, TCSO ▪ Turner, Brandon McKay, 29, failure to pay child support, July 4, TCSO ▪ Waters, Aaron Raymond, 27, driving on rev./canc./ susp. license, seatbelt law; July 4, TCSO ▪ Williams, Alvin Lee, 20, agg. robbery, contributing to a minor, July 5, MUPD ▪ Willis, Debora Lynn, 45, agg. stalking/stalking; July 2, TCSO ▪ Woodland, Constance Lashelle, 30, disorderly conduct, unlawfull poss./ carrying weapon, public intoxication, resisting arrest; July 1, CPD ▪ Wright, Jordan Lee, 23, theft under $10,000, July 2, TCSO ▪ Young, Kimberly Renee, 37, driving on rev./susp./ license, July 2, BPD
Disclaimer: These persons are innocent until proven guilty. They will face charges in Tipton County General Sessions or Circuit Court unless warrants for their arrest were issued in another county (this may or may not be denoted in the listing of charges).
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Obituaries Benjamin Brown, Sr.
March 15, 1955 - July 5, 2013 Benjamin Brown, Sr., 58, died on Friday. The funeral for Brown, a resident of Brownsville, Tenn., will be held July 13 at 2 p.m. at Christ Church in Brownsville. The Leader (Covington, Tenn.) July 11, 2013
Antonio Dewaun Norfolk December 13, 1983 - July 6, 2013
Antonio Dewaun Norfolk, 29, died on Saturday. The funeral for Norfolk, a Ripley resident, will be held July 13 at 11 a.m. at Currie’s F.H. Chapel in Henning. The Leader (Covington, Tenn.) July 3, 2013
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Joseph William Lane
Date of Death - July 5, 2013 Mr. Joseph William Lane, age 69 passed away at his home on Friday, July 5, 2013. Funeral Services were conducted at 3:00 P.M., Sunday, July 7, 2013 in the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home in Brownsville, TN with burial in the Brownsville Memorial Gardens. Mr. Lane was preceded in death by his parents: William Lee “Jack” Lane and Willie Sue Winberry Lane. He is survived by his wife: Barbara Lane, Covington, TN, one son: William Kenneth Lane (Amanda), Bartlett, TN, one daughter: Brenda Lane Decanter (Tim), Brownsville, TN, one sister: Judy Mullins, Humboldt, TN, four grandchildren: Angela Lane, Alyssa Ferguson, Stephanie Kranz and Nicholas Decanter and expecting one great grandchild: Sophina Renee Nix.
December 10, 1947 - July 6, 2013 Roger Newman, 65, of Brighton, passed away on Saturday, July 6. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, July 9 at the Covington Funeral Home chapel with interment in Magnolia Gardens Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Newman; one son, Chris Newman of Brighton; one daughter, Crystal Gray of Brighton; three brothers, Jerry Newman of Silerton, Tenn., Gene Newman of Memphis and Jake Newman of Millington; three sisters, Janey Wynn and Sue Rodent, both of Covington, and Loren Woods of Ideal, Ga; three grandchildren; and one great grandchild. Friends may sign an online guestbook at www. covingtonfuneralhome.com. The Leader (Covington, Tenn.) July 11, 2013
The Leader (Covington, Tenn.) July 11, 2013
Doris Dolly Queen Powell Doris Dolly Queen Powell, the widow of N.R. (Tom) Powell, Sr., died Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Cordova Nursing home after a long illness with Alzheimer’s. Mrs. Powell leaves her children Thomas A. (Vickie) Powell, Sr., of Covington; Margaret L. Humphreys of Cordova; Betty S. Powell of Nashville; and N.R. (Alice) Powell, Jr., of Springville, Tenn. Mrs. Powell also leaves nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will held from 9 to 11 a.m. on July 11 at Covington Assembly of God Church, with a memorial service immediately following. Burial will be at the Covington Memorial Gardens with Pastor Ed Hawkins officiating the services. Maley-Yarbrough Funeral
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Bubba and Jane Pleasant will be at 3 p.m. The event if free. Call 372-7633 for more information.
July 18 Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC) will be hosting an open house for current and potential students on from 9 to 11 a.m. at the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County. The open house will be located in the academic building auditorium. Students will be able to meet with instructors, tour the centers, learn about academic programs offered, obtain their student ID and parking passes, and learn about student life and organizations. Students, parents and legal guardians are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Lacye Schmidt at 901-4753137 or email@example.com.
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.
July 25 A Medicare Basics meeting will be held at the Tipton County Commission on Aging at 3:30 p.m. Bring a Medicare and You Handbook.
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
own to construct the residential-style home and pay for the first year’s operating costs. After that, patient admissions will keep the home selfsustaining. So far, Shelby County Government has designated $2 million towards the local contribution. The care home group plans to visit government leaders, charity foundations, businesses, churches and community groups to generate awareness and seek donations. The City of Millington and United Housing, Inc., of Memphis have offered potential land sites for consideration. “We want government leaders in Shelby, Fayette and Tipton Counties to realize the economic benefits of having a care home located in their community. It will generate construction jobs, and once opened, employees and the vendors that supply the home will certainly boost the local economy. That could be more than $10 million annually,” added Ms. Swogger. Go to www.veteranshome.com, or call Holly Swogger at (901) 410-0655 for more information.
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. The Tipton County Animal Shelter began its pilot program on Jan. 14. The program’s main objective is to help control the pet population by offering low-cost spay and neuter options for dogs and cats to all Tipton County citizens. The shelter feels that it is the responsibility of pet owners to help keep animals from running at large and carrying unplanned litters. To this end, the program consists of selling spay/ neuter vouchers at a reduced cost to citizens of Tipton County. The charge for the voucher is $25.00 and will fully cover the spay/neuter operation. There will be 300 initial vouchers available and will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Tipton County Animal Shelter, located at 8621 Hwy 5l in Brighton. It will be the responsibility of the citizen to transport the animal to and from the veterinarian performing the procedure. Please contact the Tipton County Animal Control Department at 837-5919 with any questions or more information. In Honor and Memory of our Beloved Mama
Plans in the works for veterans home A group of concerned citizens, many of whom are veterans or their relatives, are leading an effort to build a Tennessee State Veterans Home in Shelby, Fayette or Tipton County. Before the $60 million dollar 144-bed facility can be built, the group must raise 35% of the cost. “We know this is a real challenge for our group. However, it’s simply the right thing to do for the 70,000 eligible veterans in West Tennessee. Many live in Shelby, Tipton and Fayette County and need a local facility for long-term care and rehabilitation services,” said Holly Swogger, President and Chairperson of West Tennessee Veterans Home, Inc. The nearest Veterans Home to the three-county area is 96 miles away in Humboldt. A total of 15 veterans from Shelby, Tipton and Fayette Counties reside there with 138 local veterans awaiting admission. It will cost $60 million to open the proposed care home. The Federal Government will fund 65% of the money but the nonprofit group has to raise about $23 million on its
The Leader (Covington, Tenn.) July 11, 2013
Gregroy Scott Wright
November 30, 1961 - July 7, 2013 Gregory Scott Wright, 51, of Stanton, passed away on Sunday, July 7. Graveside services were held on Wednesday, July 10 at the Charleston Cemetery. His is survived by two daughters, Breanna Wright and Heather Wright, both of Stanton; one step-daughter, Cassy Culley of Charlotte, N.C.; his mother, Helen Coulston Wright of Stanton; one brother, Jerry Baxter Wright, Jr. of Covington; one sister, Terri Melissa Wright Sandlin of Lakeland; and two grandchildren, Knox Culley and Tenley Culley. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sherrell Miller Wright, and his father, Jerry Baxter Wright, Sr. Friends may sign an online guestbook at www.covingtonfuneralhome. com.
March 7, 1921 - July 6, 2013
July 20 The annual fish fry at the home of
Home will be handling the services. The family has asked that in lieu of flowers memorials be sent to the Covington Assembly of God Church at 1861 Highway 51 South, Covington, Tenn., 38019.
Odessa White Dowell
Odessa White Dowell “Mama Dessa”
Heaven bounded July 9, 2008. She is still remembered by her legacy five years later. When it came to her children, “I love all my children” and we still share a great love for you, Mama Dessa!
The Leader (Covington, Tenn.) July 11, 2013
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Cool Down with Frozen Peanut Butter Brownie Pie “I have been crown the Baked Bean Queen!”
ooking for a great dessert for a hot summer’s night? Home cook Susan Hunter’s Frozen Peanut Butter Pie will get your tastebuds going! Who doesn’t love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter? Well imagine it frozen atop a brownie crust! Try sprinkling chopped nuts on the top of the pie to add the perfect crunch. See step-by-step photos of Susan’s recipe plus thousands more from home cooks nationwide at: www.justapinch.com/peanutbutterpie You’ll also find a meal planner, coupons and chances to win! Enjoy and remember, use “just a pinch”...
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Frozen Peanut Butter Pie
What You Need
1 box brownie mix 1/2 stick butter 1 egg FILLING
2 c whipped topping 1/2 c powdered sugar 3/4 c peanut butter TOPPING
4 chopped Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups 1/2 c hot fudge ice cream topping Directions
• Bake in oven for about 15-20 min (it will be wet). Let cool for 20 min. With buttered fingertips, press the brownie to make a rim in the pan (make sure it is cooled to the touch). Remove from the springform pan and slide onto a plate. If you are using a pie pan, leave it in the pan. • While the crust is cooling, cream together powdered sugar and peanut butter. Then, add whipped topping and whisk. The mixture will be thick.
• With a spatula, fill the crust with the filling. Take 4 Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and chop into little pieces (freezing first makes it easier to chop). Sprinkle the chopped pieces on top of the filling.
• Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a springform pan or • Place 2 tbsp of hot fudge sundae topping pie pan with butter. and into the microwave for about 30 sec. Drizzle it over the top of the pie. • Melt butter and mix with brownie mix. Add egg and • Place a piece of plastic over the pie and combine. freeze for about 3 hours. Submitted by: Susan Hunter, Tyrone, PA (pop. 5,477)
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so-called “Miracle on the Hudson.” Terrorism has taken lives tragically, but they are usually not classified as air accidents. Current numbers indicate about two accidental deaths worldwide for every 100 million commercial flight passengers. The drive to the airport is the most dangerous part of your trip. You are many times more likely to die driving to the airport than on a flight. That being said, it is odd that climbing into a pressurized aluminum tube, seven miles in the sky, moving at 600 mph in weather that is 65 degrees below zero could ever be considered as routine as it now seems. Mr. Peel seeks justice for those injured in car accidents, work place incidents, medical malpractice, and nursing homes. He often addresses churches, clubs and groups without charge. Mr. Peel may be reached through PeelLawFirm.com wherein other articles may be accessed.
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"It Sounds Like Thunder" opens this weekend at the Ruffin By JEFF IRELAND jireland@covingtonleader. com Gloria Thompson Adams has been writing plays for several years and has had them produced all over West Tennessee, including several in Tipton County. This Saturday and Sunday at the Ruffin Theater in Covington Adams' most recent play, “It Sounds Like Thunder,” will hit the stage. Like her other plays, faith is the theme. The lead character is Big Will, a billionaire
with a God complex. He doesn't like the sound of thunder, so he sets out to build a house that will be soundproof from storms. His plan is to build it in three days, outdoing the creation of the Earth, which, according to the Bible, took a week. “He wants to outdo God,” said Adams, a Mason native. “Some people want to control everything. You cannot compete with God … You cannot drown out the word of God.” Despite the serious theme, the play, Adams says, includes some hu-
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morous scenes. The 23-person cast includes many Tipton County residents are others from around the area. “I like to have people in the plays from different places,” Adams said. “These plays bring out gifts people didn't know they had.” Saturday's show will be at 7 p.m., followed by an encore performance on Sunday at 3 p.m.
Tickets are $12 at the door and $10 in advance. Children five and under will be admitted free. For advance tickets contact Adams at 8493810, Margaret Turner at 262-3021 or Rev. Barry Gray at 550-4252.
traditions. The event will conclude Sunday morning with a vespers service led by the Rev. Dr. Tom Eden. The organization was founded in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1985 when a number of state and regional groups, including the West Tennessee Willow Society, joined with some overseas individuals to form the international group. Its purpose was to create a forum to collect and further the interest in the Willow pattern, the most common of which is the Blue Willow. It is a distinctive and elaborate pattern used on china and housewares. The pattern was first designed in England around 1790. With over 400 companies having manufactured china with the willow theme, it has been in continual production for more than 220 years. It remains the single most popular china pattern ever. The background color is always white, while foreground color can be blue, pink, green, brown or black. There is even a multi-colored pattern called “gaudy.” The willow pattern can be spotted often being used in movies and television shows, most recently with the ac-
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 July 11th – July 12th Thursday Bending Needles – 8:00 Craft Room “Fur Box: Animals of Tennessee” Summer Reading Program Friday Bending Needles – 8:00 Craft Room Exercise – 9:15 Dining Room Creative Aging’s Kevin Carson – 10:00 Dining Room
Tipton countian to lead international convention Over 100 delegates from around the world will gather at the Hilton Doubletree Inn in Jackson, TN for the 28th Annual International Willow Collectors Convention July 10-14. Carol Cordle of Covington, the group’s current President, will preside over the four day meeting. Attendees from Australia, New Zealand, England and Canada will be joining their American collector friends. The theme for the convention is “Teapots and Trains” giving tribute to the Freed Teapot Museum in Trenton and the Casey Jones Museum in Jackson, both of which the group will be touring. Seminars will be offered in various historical aspects and appraisal techniques of the pattern. There will be an auction on Friday evening, an event that is always spirited as collectors vie for the most coveted pieces. Saturday afternoon, vendors from across the region will be on hand to offer even more highly prized collectables at “The Grand Sale.” The finale is a formal banquet that will feature entertainment of country music and a gospel quartet to acquaint the delegates with more of the area’s
SHIP and The Aging Commission of the Mid-South began in March, providing quarterly presentations for new Medicare beneficiaries.
UPCOMING EVENTS For the week of 15th – July 19th Monday Exercise – 9:15 Dining Room Book Club– 10:00 Craft Room Energy Savings w/ Marilyn – 10:00 Craft Room Writers Workshop – 10:30 Meeting Room Tuesday Bingo with Ripley Healthcare – 10:00 Dining Room Wednesday Water Aerobics – 6:30 Offsite Exercise – 9:15 Dining Room Picture Day – 10:00 Dining Room Game Day & Popsicles – 10:00 Dining Room Thursday Bending Needles – 8:00 Craft Room “Puppet Show” Summer Reading Program – 10:00 Dining Room Friday Bending Needles – 8:00 Craft Room Exercise – 9:15 Dining Room Dance Party & Bishop’s Ballroom Dancing Presentation – 10:00 Dining Room
tors on Duck Dynasty drinking coffee from blue willow mugs. The term “Blue Plate Special” comes from blue willow patterned plates being used at the Woolworth’s lunch counters during the 40’ and 50’s. Today, the willow pattern can be found moderately priced by manufacturers such as Churchill and Johnson Bros., as well as in more pricey fine bone china with gold trim produced by Royal Doulton, Copeland or Wedgewood. West Tennessee is well represented this year in the IWC. Marianne Johnson of Covington is Vice President and Facebook
moderator; Ken Kowen of Bolivar is Treasurer; Jeff Siptak of Nashville is Historian and website moderator; Dr. & Mrs. Don LaFont of Jackson are convention coordinators. If you would like more information about the organization or the convention, you may contact Ms. Cordle or any of the officers through Facebook or website at www. willowcollectors.org.
You have heard of 'Shock and Awe?' ... We are in early stages Interesting how time has a of budgetary and economic way of passing and helping issues to support the Conpeople forget about the things gressional budget process. that they have heard. Maybe The agency is strictly nonparit is just the human tisan and conducts mind. We don't want objective, impartial to believe what will analysis, which is or could be coming evident in each of down the pike, so we the dozens of reports play the Ostrich and and hundreds of cost bury our heads in the estimates that its sand. economists and polMuch has been icy analysts produce said in print and the Senior Focus each year.” Data takmedia in the past Derek E. Baltimore en directly from the few years regarding offices website) Obamacare and its impact on Now let's get down to the the individual, and rightly so. Nitti gritty. For a while now, inThere is A LOT to this new dependent analysts – and conlaw – so hang on. The infor- servative critics – have raised mation provided has been at concerns that Obamacare will best a hodepodge of data, of- dramatically increase the cost fering multiple viewpoints of individually-purchased regarding premium increases health insurance for healthier or decreases, coupled with people. This would, of course, “expert non-biased points of contradict President Obama's view,” such as those from the promises that “if you like your CBO. (FYI the CBO is an inde- plan, you can keep it” and that pendent agency, and “has pro- the cost of insurance would go duced independent analyses down by “$2,500 per family
per year.” What's new is that columnists, facing reality, are conceding that premiums will go up for most people in the individual market. Let's review one of the key points in getting this law passed – the coverage of the insurable. People that would otherwise be turned away. In theory, this sounds good. These people deserve credit to offset their drastically high medical costs. Here is the rub: Based on enrollment in Obamacare's highrisk pool program, the number of people in America who are truly uninsurable is closer to 150,000 (.0005%). That's a pretty small number in a nation of 300 million people, but it's likely that for many of these individuals, the principal problem is not that they're denied coverage, but that the premiums are high.
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. 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 10:00 am in the Craft Room. We will be creating projects for places such as St Jude, Carl Perkins, Hospice, etc. Arthritis Exercise - 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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Tipton County and the Civil War-Vicksburg continued By RUSSELL BAILEY County Historian The late Bell Irvin Wiley, a native of Halls, Tennessee wrote monumental books on the common soldiers of the War Between the States, one each on “Johnny Reb,” and “Billy Yank.” Dr. Wiley had family relations in Tipton. In writing “The Life of Johnny Reb,” Dr. Wiley gleaned through 50,000 Confederate letters, memoirs, records, etc. He noted that Confederate soldiers consistently referred to trenches as “ditches.” He wrote of the Vicksburg Campaign in which nearly three dozen Tiptonians took part: “The defenders of Vicksburg were subjected to heavier fire than any other trench fighters in the War. Back of them lay the Mississippi, dotted with gunboats, and before them were the troops of Grant and Sherman well equipped with artillery. The
Jamestown DarSay Burton
GreetingsOkay, let’s stop with the fireworks already! We’ve already done all of that on Thursday, July 4! So if you’ve still got an ample supply of them, put them away until next time for you know, like New Year’s Eve! I forgot about Labor Day, use them up then! All in fun, you guys, I used to be young, hundreds of years ago. Sure hope everyone’s 4th was a safe and a happy one.
Gilt Edge Johnny Blyue
The Fourth of July weekend was a busy one for the Blyue household. On Thursday, the family enjoyed hamburgers, hot dogs, homemade ice cream, and the company of two babies,
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On June 10, staff and service recipients delivered meals to residents, enjoyed a snack at Brighton Park, exercised at the Sportsplex and then enjoyed the scenery at Munford ballpark. Service recipients worked on outcomes, watching movies, playing games on the computer, cleaning the center and practicing reading skills in the front room. They are also watching a DVD in Ms. Moneca’s room next door. On Tuesday, June 11, the staff and service recipients from both centers went to the Ripley country club to put on a puppet show for the public. Also, staff and service recipients went to Dollar Tree, Dollar General and a thrift store to purchase some items and work on money management, played basketball at the Sportsplex, had a snack at the river and watched a DVD. On Friday, June 14, staff and service recipients purchased some items at yard sales, got ice cream cones at the Munford Burger King, watched a DVD, listened to some CD’s, worked on outcomes and made crafts. On Monday, June 17, service recipients delivered meals to residents, ate snacks at Glenn-Springs
besieged were deficient in both guns and ammunition. Hemmed in thus by superior forces and equipment, conscious of their inability to give effective retaliation, living on ever-dwindling rations, suffering from a shortage of drinking water, and cut off largely from their friends, they were subjected day after day and night to a cannonading that was so severe at times as to make heads ache from the concussion (and the intolerable heat of the summer sun).” Colonel Edward Higgins, Commander of the river batteries wrote: “During this long and tedious siege…the officers and men under my command discharged their duty faithfully and with alacrity. Owing to the weakness of our infantry force, they were called upon to perform other duties than those of fighting their guns. They formed a portion of the city guard, discharged the duties of firemen in case of
fire, policed the river, etc. and the reliefs were almost nightly under arms as infantry in the trenches…our loss in killed and wounded…will probably not exceed 30…” (First) Battery C., 1st Tennessee Heavy Artillery was organized at Covington and included several men from Lauderdale. 17 men endured the long siege who were surrendered and paroled by the Federals; 10 men died of sickness; 4 were discharged; 3 men were sick in hospitals at Miss. Springs or Jackson; 2 were present in Feb. 1863 but were not paroled: Bandy, George Washington, 35, died; Daniels, Ebenezer B. “Hurricane Horse”, 28, discharged; Davis, Lewis W., 45, musician *; Davis, W. F., died; Ferrell, Benj. Hobson 3d Corporal *; Fleming, M. C., 24 *; Goodall, C. D., 43, discharged; Hooks, Phillip, 44; Hughlett, Sergeant James H., 24 *; Hutchison, Gideon J., 19 *; Ivey, Mar-
cus L., 22 *; Lake, James G., 18, discharged; Lea, William W. *; Lopez, John, born Italy, 28, died; Maley, R. B.; McFadden, Joseph S., 2d Co. C., enlisted Vicksburg; later joined 32nd Indiana Infantry *; Muse, Jacob, 45, died; Myers, Alfred A., 27; O’Neal, Walter *; Parham, Anderson, 44 *; Pitt, H. S., 3d Lieutenant 2d Co. C; 30, deserted July 1st, joined 7th Tenn. Cav.; Raynor, Lawrence, 22 *; Soloman, J. A.,19, died; St. Sure, Frank A., 20, Capt. T. N. Johnston’s Company *; Tillman, Bryant S., 21 *; Tillman, William F., 27 *; Townsend, John Peter, 32 *; Townsend, Joseph Conn Gould, 28, died; Walker, John, 35, discharged; Williams, T. B., 48; Winborn, J. T., 4th Sergeant 30 *; Wiseman, Hamilton H., 28 *; Wood, Jno H., 24, died; Woods, Charles H., 1st Corporal, 22, died; Wright, George S., 2d Lieutenant 28, died; Wright, J. N., *. * Paroled at Surrender
As for me, I enjoyed a wonderful 4th in the lovely home of my niece and nephew and their lovely daughters who now live in Millington, Stacy and Marcus Tolbert and daughters DaiSha and Taylor. Also the 5th was Marcus’ birthday, he’s 37, wow! It was a surprise for him as well as a family barbeque. Stacey’s mom, Pam Cobbs Springfield, helped with the planning, as did John and Jacinta Jones, Sr. of Jamestown, and their sons, Tyler and John, Jr. Out of town guests were Tim Burton, Sr. and Jr., with Junior’s family from the Nashville area. Marie
Powell and Carl Burton, Sr., from Atlanta, were also on had for all the fun, along with several other family members. Rev. Romel Andrews was born on July 4, not on July 1, sorry brother. He and his wife, Rev. Pearl Andrews, and youngest son, Michael, were away on vacation for the 4th holiday. Happy birthday to Mary Burton, July 8, my auntie in Jamestown, and an avid reader. Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Antwon Sherfield, awaiting their first child next month, a boy! On Saturday evening at the Baker Community Center, Millington, family and
friends dropped by with gifts and to enjoy loads of fun. It was a co-ed baby shower, and even the men had a ball playing all of the games. One or two of them won a prize. The Sherfields now live in Covington. Special honored guests were their mothers, Julia Sherfield and Annette Lake from Covington, and yours truly, who will be the baby’s oldest auntie. Contact Mary Burton or Jessie Cooke concerning J.C.H.O. Yearly dues of $25, monies are needed for college scholarships, cemetery cleaning and to help in erecting a meeting facility. Also Ellis Alumnus are
planning a train trip to New Orleans next year, contacts are Jessie Cooke and Calvin “Scooter” Butler. Bright Hill revival is Tuesday the 9th through Thursday the 11th. Rev. Posey Heaston of Memphis, formerly of Jamestown, will be the speaker. On our sick list: Jennie Stewart, Posey Reed, Connie Brown, Joseph Heaston, Sr., Ruth Alston, Louise Mason, Rudolph Boykins, Isiah Burton, Sr., Vetrice Teamer, David and Charlene Sneed, Carlotta Jones, Joanah Nathaniel Allens family, Johnnie Thompson, Jessie Lawson, Flossie Woods, Beaulah Wakefield, Joe Bell, Sr., Eu-
gene and Gigi Baker, Ruth Griffin and Mary Ballard. Our prayers go out to Minister Pink Sherrill, Jr. Eula Culbreath and family, Ellouise Vaughn, Menola Hollands, Percy White and family, Robert Smith and family, Andrew Jackson and family, Mary Burton, and Ruby Coe. That’s all for this time. Remember, “If you sit around and do nothing, nothing happens.” I might have heard that old saying somewhere. Until next time.
Emery and Avery. On Friday, the Blyue and Davis families enjoyed a nice dinner and homemade ice cream in the home of Jimmy and Suzy Davis of Brighton. The Gilt Edge Church of Christ will be having a gospel meeting the week of July 21-24. The speaker will be Troy Leland. The service times on Sunday will be
10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Lunch will be at the Burlison Community Center from 12:30- 2:30 p.m. The Monday through Wednesday services begin at 7:30 p.m. Randolph Assembly of God will be having Kids Crusade beginning July 15-17. The times are 7-8:30 p.m. and Friday at 6 p.m.
Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served on Friday. On the prayer list: Betty Baskin, Willie Mae Lawson, Lois Smith, Andrea Stafford, Carolyn Hanks, Carla Carlson, DeVaughn Jackson, Herbert Yelvington, Sami Jo Schulz, Judah Butler, Suzy Davis and Bailey Baskin. Also remember: Dennis Gholson, Jody Coker, Ian
Boswell, Michael Barton, Ryan Hirsch, E.J. Perkins, Seth Kellow, Chance Hall, Michael Watson and all the brave men and women who serve in the military. Thank you for your service.
Happy birthdays this week to Rick Huffman, Carolyn Hanks, John Paul Walker, and Jackie Ballard, the “mayor of Randolph.”
Lake, watched a DVD in Ms. Moneca’s room. Some of the service recipients and staff went to Wal-Mart to purchase some items for Heather Webb’s birthday party. On Tuesday, June 18, staff and service recipients decorated the kitchen and cafeteria for Heather Webb’s birthday party. Her birthday was celebrated with chips, hot dogs, cake and punch. Also, staff and service recipients played basketball at the Sportsplex and had cookies for Heather Webb’s birthday. On Wednesday, June 19, staff and service recipients had lunch and got ice cream sundaes and cones at the Ripley Dairy Queen. On Thursday, June 20, staff and service recipients exercised and played basketball at the Sportsplex and went to Wal-Mart and Fred’s to purchase items and work on money management. Former service recipients Jerry and Terry Bouwman came by the Sportsplex to exercise and spend the day with us. Staff and service recipients watched a DVD, played some games on the computers and worked on math skills. On Friday June 21, staff and service recipients had lunch at the center, played UNO, worked on outcomes. We had chicken, potato salad, rolls, pie, and soft drinks. Then we went to the First United Methodist Church
Activities Building in Halls where both centers, staff and service recipients had their summer dance, hosted by the Ripley Lauderdale County Junior Auxiliary. Everybody had a nice time and enjoyed themselves. On Monday, June 24, staff and service recipients delivered meals to the residents, purchased some items and worked on money management at Big-Lots and Wal-Mart. Service recipients watched a DVD and went to the gym to get some exercise and to work out. Service recipients cleaned the center on Tuesday June 25th and played a game on the computer in the front room. Staff and service recipients went to Bozo’s in Mason and ate lunch on Thursday June 27. Afterwards, the scenery was enjoyed at Shelton Park, while service recipients listened to a story. The staff and service recipients worked on crafts and then had a snack at Glenn Springs Lake on Monday July 1. Staff and service recipients went to Wal-Mart to purchase some items and work on money management for our 4th of July picnic with Crockett County Skills Center on Wednesday July 3. Until next time, Floyd Columbus.
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Mt.Carmel-Clopton Elaine Watkins I hope everyone had a great Fourth of July! We went to Kentucky to see my 102-year-old grandmother, Evelyn Harrington, as Grand Marshal of the Ameribration Parade in her hometown of Calvert City, Ky. She was decked out with a red, white and blue corsage and rode in a red convertible. The crew from the drive-in was on a float behind her, with "Happy 60th Birthday Calvert DriveIn" on the sign. Elizabeth, Justin, Lyla, Clint, Courtney, James and I all made the trip and had a big time. Liz, Lyla, Justin, James and I stayed overnight. We saw the new Superman movie and had the great hamburgers and popcorn. We didn't stay for the second movie, as we were worn out! We woke up, checked out, ate lunch together and went back to visit
with Granny for a while before heading home. It was a great trip! The week I missed the early deadline, we celebrated two birthdays: Cameron's on the 27, with ice cream topped brownies at Brian and Shelley's house; and James' on the 30th- when Clint, Courtney, Liz, Justin, Lyla, James and I drove to Munford for Italian food. We had two fun nights! This week's farm report: we had really high winds on June 28, which woke us up. I was worried about the corn but it withstood, and there was seven tenths of an inch of rain. Since then we've received less than a tenth, on Friday. It rained on Highway 14 today (Monday) but not at Mt. Carmel, so some of our fields received rain! I hope it rains some later this week. The corn is doing fine, but needs rain. Soybeans look good and wheat beans, soybeans planted after wheat is cut, in the stubble, is doing well. I've seen a little cotton around, as it's growing slowly. On our prayer list is: Shirley Cook; Mary
Beasley, who was back at church yesterday following hip replacement surgery; Dale Laxton; Genie Renfroe; John Henderson; Jesse Whaley, Andy and Delores' grandson who had open heart surgery last week; Joshua Evins, who had outpatient surgery today; Loreda Brown; Linda Grant; Sam Stitt, who got good news today; Phil Huffman; and so many others, along with all our servicemen and women. Members of the Covington Church of Christ will have their annual ice cream supper on the 14th after evening services. There will be a whitewater rafting trip on July 2527 and day camp July 29-August 2. An areawide youth devotional will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Drummonds Park on Tate Road on August 10th. Happy birthday for two weeks goes to: Lauren Murray on July 1, Nolan Combs on the 3rd, Elaine Shankle on the 5th, Sara Anderson on the 7th, Charley Morgan Halford on the 8th, Evan Nowak on the 11th, Mike McLean and Eric Keith on the 12th and
Craig Clay on the 13th! Happy anniversary goes to: Billy and Ann Chapman on June 30, Grant and Crystal Edmonds on July 4, Rick and Patsy Moore on the 5th, and J. J. and Brandy Brown on the 13th! Congratulations to: Zach Kidd on receiving the camper of the week award at West Kentucky Youth Camp; and Cameron Dickey for making the dean's list at Harding University! "Thanks for reading" this week goes to: Dot Smith in Pensacola, Fla., Judy Ralph and Dot Peyton! Sa-lute! This week's Farmer's Almanac quote: "a tomato plant at the peak of growth may drink a half-gallon of water on a sunny day." Water those tomatoes! Speaking of tomatoes, we've been enjoying corn, purple hull peas, tomatoes, squash, zucchini, eggplant, and all the good summer foods! I love it! Until next week.
Dr. Michael O. Minor, national director of HOPE Health and Human Services Partnership of the National Baptist Convention, USA, recently spoke at the Tipton County Community Health Council luncheon regarding wellness in communities and ministering churches.
Miss Brighton Centennial Pageant accepting entries Brighton’s Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce it’s accepting entry forms for the “Miss Brighton Centennial” Pageant, taking place on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. at Brighton Middle School. The pageant is open to ladies ages birth–21 years. Winners will be presented during opening ceremonies of the Brighton Centennial Celebration on September 14 and will represent Brighton in the annual Brighton Christmas Parade in
December. Registration forms are available online at www.brighton100.org and should be submitted with photo (if entered in photogenic category) and fees no later than July 17 to: Miss Brighton Centennial, 139 North Main Street, PO Box 277, Brighton, TN 38011. The entry fee is $25, with additional fees for different categories. For additional information please call 901476-8661.
Covington Mayor David Gordon, center, was the guest speaker for the day at the weekly Covington Lions Club meeting. He spoke about the city's new biomass gasification process and the benefits the city would reap from it. He was introduced by Club Chairperson Ralph Cousar, right. Also welcoming Mayor Gordon was club president Jay Rivers.
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Choosing a college? What every student needs to make a good choice When choosing a college, students often look for the best academic institutions. While it's hard to argue with that approach, high school students facing the decision of where to spend the next four years of their lives should know that the right university is not necessarily the one with the best academic reputation. A host of factors come into play when finding the right match between student and university. Academics should always carry the most weight, but students should consider a host of other factors before ultimately deciding where to continue their academic careers. Cost In a perfect world students would not have to worry about financing their college educations. But that's not a world in which today's students live, so the cost of a college education is something nearly every college-bound student must consider before making his or her decision. According to the College Board, the average overall cost to attend in-state public college for the 2012-13 academic year for students who did not receive financial aid was $22,261, a nearly 4 percent increase from the previous school year. That sticker price includes the cost of living in a dorm, food, books, and the additional expenses college students typically have. And the College Board notes that, despite the cost increase, financial aid budgets stayed the same as the year before, meaning even those students who received financial aid paid more money.
Dr. Andrew Curtis Hanks recently graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville. He is a 2005 graduate of Tipton-Rosemark Academy and received his bachelor of science in animal science in 2009 from the University of Tennessee at Martin. Dr. Hanks is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Yarbro Hanks of Munford. He is employed with Munford Animal Hospital, LLC. Courtesy photo.
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While cost should not dictate where high school students ultimately go to college, students should know that eventually student loans will have to be repaid with interest, so those who do not want to bury themselves in student loan debt after graduation would be wise to choose a university that's more affordable or one that's offering a more attractive scholarship and grant package. Unlike student loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be repaid. Distance from home While many high school students may think a school far away from their folks is ideal, the reality of being far away from home is a struggle for many college students who attend college outside of their home states. Homesickness is a very real thing
for college students who are away from home and on their own for the first time. In addition to homesickness, college-bound students should consider the cost of travel before enrolling in a college or university that's far from home. Mom and Dad might not be able to afford to fly their college students home several times per year for the holidays and other breaks in the school year, and the burden of financing that travel can fall on students. If you are not planning to work during the school year, then financing trips home may prove very difficult. Environment Both the academic and social environments at a college or university merit consideration when students are deciding where to con-
tinue their educations. Some students thrive in a competitive academic environment, while others tend to fare better in a more casual setting. Students should assess which environment is best for them and choose a university that best suits them as a student. A college or university's social environment is another factor for students to consider. Larger schools tend to rely heavily on Greek life, while smaller schools may be more intimate and less exclusive. Students who hope to join a sorority or fraternity might benefit from a school with a thriving Greek life, while those who want a more intimate social environment might prefer a smaller school where all of the students seem to know one another.
Soccer registration underway in Brighton, Covington Registration for the Covington Parks & Recreation Fall Soccer League is underway. Cost is $40 per player and is open to ages 4 – 16. The Covington league is the oldest in the county, celebrating its 34th year of play this fall. The registration fee includes a uniform: shirt, shorts and socks. Play begins on Sept. 7. We are also in need of coaches and referees. Those interested
must contact athletic coordinator Richard Vandergrift, 476-3734. Deadline to register is August 16. Registration forms are available at 790 Bert Johnston Avenue, Covington. • Brighton AYSO fall soccer registrations for boys and girls ages 4-18 will be held at the Old Brighton High School on the following dates: July 17, 10 a.m.-noon; Aug. 1, 8 and 9, 6-7:30 p.m.; and Aug. 3 and 10, 10 a.m. to noon. Call 290-
8187 for more information. Walk Across Tennessee will be starting on July 8. This is a great opportunity to have a little friendly competition and get fit in the process. There will be a grand prize awarded and finisher T-shirts. Call 476-3734 or stop by the Covington Sportsplex today and ask for Brande. This event is for Sportplex patrons only.
Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC) will be hosting an Open House for current and potential students on July 18 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County. The Open House will be located in the Academic Building Auditorium. Students will be able to meet with instruc-
tors, tour the centers, learn about academic programs offered, obtain their Student ID and parking passes, and learn about student life and organizations. Students, parents and legal guardians are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Lacye Schmidt at 901475-3137 or schmidt@dscc. edu.
Job fair will be July 24 On Wednesday, July 24, the Tennessee Career Center at Covington is offering a “Steps to Getting Hired” workshop from 9-11 a.m. at their new location at 877-C Highway 51 North in Park Plaza. The interactive session will assist jobseekers with filling out an application, writing a resume, interviewing tips and networking. Career Center Coordinator Delores Hayes will lead the presentation. Hayes encourages job seekers to attend, saying, “This workshop teaches you how to properly complete a job application, develop a resume and learn more about how to present yourself in a job interview.” Workshop participants will also learn new techniques and tips to stand out in the crowd and will develop a network action plan. This workshop can be counted as a valid work search activity under the new Unemployment Insurance Accountability
Act of 2012 for all claimants receiving Tennessee Unemployment Compensation. Job seekers seeking additional training or education will also be provided information about federally funded training programs during this session. Space is limited. Register for the workshop by calling 476-5570 or email Hayes@nwtnworks. org.
Frazier High School class celebrates 45 years The 1968 class of Frazier high School reunited July 5 – 6 to celebrate 45 years since graduation. In attendance were over 45 of the 91 remaining graduates of that class. Frazier High School was phased out in the late 1960’s and
merged with what is now Covington High School. The night was highlighted by a class history speech, honorary diplomas and tributes to teachers and deceased class members. The night ended with a dance and a
chance for the former students of Frazier High School to reminisce with teachers, classmates and friends about their high school days 45 years ago. The event was held at the Frazier Alumni Center in Covington.
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HOMECOMING July 21st 11:00 A.M.
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Guest Speaker - Randy Lainhart
Offering gently used, upscale children’s clothing to Tipton County & surrounding areas. If you love name brand clothes for a fraction of the price, then this sale is for you!
Brother Lainhart is the Founder and President of Randy Lainhart Ministries, Inc. and has been in ministry since 1981. During that time, he served in various capacities: Evangelist, Teacher, Associate Pastor, and now Senior Pastor of International Word of Faith Family Worship Center.
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We will also have maternity, juniors’ and women’s clothing/purses at this sale.
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He has traveled extensively for over 25 years ministering at youth camps, camp meetings, conferences, and revivals. His ministry is focused in the areas of love, faith, prayer, covenant, and the fulfillment of the Great Commission. You will find his ministry easy to understand and easy to put into practice to bring about immediate results.
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Cornerstone Assembly of God 8041 Mt. Carmel Rd. Covington, TN 38019 901-476-4676 Pastor Robert and Phyllis Gross
You are Cordially Invited to a
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Gilt Edge Church of Christ 10726 Highway 59 W. in Gilt Edge, TN
July 21-24th Evangelist
Troy Leland Topics: “Hearing the Gospel” “Believing” “Repentance” “Confession” “Baptist” “Living Faithful” Sunday Meeting Times: 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 3p.m. Weekday Meeting Times: 7:30 p.m. each evening Potluck dinner after Sunday Morning Worship
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Acts II Community Church 106 Star Shopping Lane Covington, TN 38019 901-475-1732 Antioch M.B. Church 1785 Wooten Street Covington, TN 38019 901-476-5811 Antioch Baptist Church 190 Antioch Road Munford, TN 38058 901-837-9635 Associated Reformed Presb 81 Church Ave Brighton, TN 38011 901-476-7233 Atoka U.M. Church 609 Atoka-Munford Ave Atoka, TN 38004 873-8454 Atoka Evangelical Preb 1041 Atoka Idaville Rd Atoka, TN 38004 837-3500 Avery Chapel CME 2365 Leighs Chapel Road Covington, TN 38019 901-476-2337 Beaver Baptist 9344 Holly Grove Rd Munford, TN 38058 901-837-2904
MASON, TN 38049 CERTIFIED WELDERS PORTABLE WELDING • FARM-COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL ALUMINUM & STAINLESS WELDING
Bethel Baptist Church 55 Andrea Dr. Munford, TN 38058 837-2247
Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian 3406 Tracey Rd Atoka, TN 38004 837-0343
CITY OF COVINGTON
Big Hatchie Baptist Association 1390 Hwy. 51 N Covington,TN 38019 901-476-6759
RICHARD, DANNY& DICKEY BYRD
Gas Company 200 W. Washington • 476- 9531
"Serving you with warmth" Westenn Dental Center 4801 Cuba-Millington Road, Millington, TN 38053
angela skidmore, D.D.s. Tenncare/Coverkids provider • Most dental insurances accepted
Bright Hill M.B. Church 4650 Ballard Slough Rd. P.O. Box 166 Burlison,TN 38015 901-476-3227 Campground U. M. Church 3183 Drummonds Road Drummonds, TN 38023 837-4629 Canaan Baptist Church 211 Main Street N Covington, TN 38019 476-8782 Carey Chapel AME 4955 Ballard Slough Rd Burlison, TN 38015 475-2288
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BRIGHTON PHARMACY & GIFT SHOP 1880 Old Hwy 51 • Brighton, TN 38011 Phone: 901-837-8981 • Fax: 901-837-8986 Chuck Porter • Owner/Pharmacist Robin Porter • Owner/Buyer
Richard Todd- Owner
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Highway 51 South Covington Tn. 476-2240 Member
Calvary Baptist Church 2010 Highway 51 S Covington, TN 38019 476-4433 CalvAry Bible Church 894 Munford Ave Munford, TN 38058 837-8563 Central Baptist Church 755 Lucy Kelly Rd. Brighton, TN 38011 901-475-4422 Central Christian Church 400 South Maple Street Covington, TN 38019 901-476-6858 Charleston Baptist Church 8642 Hwy 179 Stanton, TN 38069 901.476.8479 Church of Christ 873 Hwy 51 N. (Quality Inn) Covington, TN 38019 901.475.9443 Christ Church at Casper Creek 6849 Center College Rd. Millington, TN 38053 901.840.3637 Clopton U. M. Church 5285 Brighton Clopton Rd Brighton, TN 38011 901-476-5512
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Frank Climer & Sons Paving & Sealing Co. INC. 901-837-9226 • 731-663-3242 • 1-800-273-3878 No Job Too Small or Too Large
Collins Chapel C.M.E. Church 303 W. Ripley Avenue Covington, TN 38019 615-486-0666- Pastor Covington Assembly of God 1861 Hwy 51 South Covington, TN 38019 901-476-9592 Covington Associated Reformed Presbyterian 133 W. Washington Street Covington, TN 38019 901-476-2222 Cornerstone Community Church 3030 Drummonds Rd Atoka, TN 38004 901-840-4326 Crossroads Community Church at the Nazarene 3865 Beaver Rd Munford, TN 38058 901-837-2545 Ebenezer Cumberland Presbyterian Church 70 Witherington Rd Mason, TN 38049 901-294-2670
Elm Grove Church of Christ 2016 Elm Grove Rd Burlison, TN 38015 901-476-5440 Elm Grove United Methodist Church 1108 Elm Grove Rd. Burlison, TN 38015 901-476-8799 Faith Baptist Church 900 Simmons Rd Drummonds, TN 38023 901-837-2683 Fellowship Bible Church 6920 Highway 59 W Burlison, TN 38015 901-476-1008 First Assembly Of God Church 1422 Old Hwy 51 Brighton, TN 38011 901-837-0950 First Baptist Church of Atoka 102 Kimbrough Ave Atoka, TN 38004 901-313-2919 First Baptist Church of Munford 521 Giltedge Rd. Munford, TN 38058 901-837-1559 First Baptist Church of Covington 2105 Highway 59 South Covington, TN 38019 901-476-2489
Jesus The Way Outreach Center 795 Tennessee Drive Covington, Tennessee 38019 Kelley’s Chapel Church of God 692 Garland Detroit Rd. Burlison, TN 38015 King's Hill M.B. Church 123 King's Hill Road Brighton, TN 38011 901-476-9258 Liberty Baptist 2097 Holly Grove Rd. Covington, TN 38019 901-476-5273 Lighthouse Praise Temple 826b Hwy 51 Covington, TN 38019 901-294-3866 Lighthouse Apostolic 2536 Tracy Rd. Atoka, TN 38004 901-837-9138 Mason Presbyterian Church 11733 Hwy 59 Mason, TN 38049 837-8308 Mt. Herman Church 3492 Quito-Drummonds Road, Millington, TN 38053 (901) 835-2886 Mt. Lebanon assembly 7560 Hwy 51 North Henning, TN 38041
First Baptist Church of Mason 359 Hwy 70 E Mason, TN 38049 MasonBaptistChurch.com
Mt. Lebanon baptist 1837 Mt. Lebanon Road Covington, TN 38019 901-476-3417
First Brighton Baptist Church 132 East Woodlawn Ave. Brighton, TN 38011 476-6180
Mt. Tipton Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Brighton Clopton Rd. Brighton, TN 38011 901-476-1165
First Presbyterian Church of Covington 403 S. Main St. Covington, TN 38019 901-476-2434
Mt. Zion Church 838 S. Tipton Street Covington, TN 38019 901-476-3233
First United Methodist Church 145 West Church Ave Covington, TN 38019 901-476-9694
Munford Baptist Church 1253 Munford Ave Munford, TN 38058 901-837-9276
Garland Baptist Church 1756 Garland Dr. Covington, TN 38019 901-476-9691
Munford First United Methodist 57 Tipton Rd Munford, TN 38058 901-837-8881
Garland United Methodist 1613 Garland Drive Covington, TN 38058 901-476-9334
New Beginning Church 1460 Atoka Idaville Rd. Atoka, TN 38004 901-412-0241
Gateway Baptist Church 1915 Rosemark Rd Atoka, TN 38004 901-837-8087
New Beginnings Church 2357 Wilkinsville Rd Drummonds, TN 30823 901-835-5683
Gethsemane Baptist Church 2256 Mt. Lebanon Road Covington, TN 38019 901-475-1356
New Hope Baptist Church 1239 Hawkins Road Burlison, TN 38015 901-828-2676
Gilt Edge Church of Christ 10726 Hwy. 59 West Burlison, TN 38015 901-476-8482
New Horizon Church of God 1099 Hwy 51 N Covington, TN 38019 901-489-0447
Grace Temple Apostolic Church 8923 Mt Carmel Rd Covington, TN 38019 901-475-1008
New Life Community Church 5123 Highway 176 Covington, TN 38019 901-476-0062
Great Expectations COGIC 2053 Highway 51 S. Covington, TN 38019 901-476-6666
New Life Presbyterian Chruch 133 Munford Ave Munford, TN 38058 901-837-6804
Greater St. John MBC 411 Shelton Street Covington, TN 38019 901-476-4735
New Salem United Methodist 7803 Munford Gilt Edge Burlison, TN 38015 901-476-8536
Grace Outreach Worship Center 795 Tennessee Ave Covington, TN 38019
Oak Grove Baptist Church 4048 Highway 59 W Covington, TN 38019 901-476-7259
Harvest Central Assembly of God 9703 Hwy. 59 S Mason, TN 38049 901-294-2135 Hatchie Church of Christ 1372 Highway 51 N Covington, TN 38019 901-476-9709 Holly Grove Cumberland Presbyterian 4538 Holly Grove Rd Brighton, TN 38011 901-476-8379 Hebron Community Church Rayburn Rd. Covington, TN 38019 Hope Community Church 2086 Atoka-Idaville Rd. Atoka, TN 38004 901-491-8138 Hopewell United Methodist 3866 Munford Giltedge Rd Munford, TN 38058 Hosanna Ministries 13779 Hwy 51 S. Atoka, TN 38004 901-840-4540 Jehovah's Witness of Covington 1150 Old Brighton Rd Covington,TN 38019 901-475-2110
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church 4625 Highway 59 S Covington, TN 38019 901-476-7016 Pleasant Grove Methodist 314 Gainesville Rd Covington, TN 38019 901-476-3162 Poplar Grove Assembly of God 2600 Glen Springs Rd. Drummonds, TN 38023 901-835-2611
Pleasant Hill Full Gospel Family Worship Center 2739 Old Memphis Road Covington, TN 38019 901-837-4058 Poplar Grove U.M.C. 228 Quito Drummonds Rd. Drummonds, TN 38023 901-835-2568 Paradise Baptist Church 520 Simonton St. Covington, Tennessee 38019 Quito United Methodist 4580 Quito Drummonds Rd. Millington, TN 38053 901-835-2318 Randolph Assembly of God Church 1135 Randolph Rd. Burlison, TN
476-8244 Ravenscroft Episcopal Chapel 8219 Holly Grove Rd, Brighton, TN Holy Eucharist, 1st & 3rd Morning Prayer - 2nd & 4th 8:45 a.m. 837-1312 Redeeming Grace Lutheran 1496 Munford Ave. Munford, TN 38058 901-831-3980 The Refuge 749A N. Main St Covington, TN 38019 901-603-3897 Restoration Church 60 East Main Street Munford, TN 38058 901-837-6721 River of Life 220 Beaver Rd Munford, TN 38058 901-837-8781 Salem Presbyterian Church 3400 Atoka-Idaville Road Atoka, TN 38004 901-837-8210 Shiloh MB Church 584 John Hill Rd Brighton, TN 38011 901-476-0081 Simonton Assembly of God 4100 Munford Gilt Edge Brighton, TN 38011 901-837-2168 Smyrna Baptist Church 7512 Hwy 59 W Burlison, TN 38015 901-476-6178 South Tipton Assembly of God 538 Simmons Rd. Drummonds, TN 38023 837-2140 St. Alphonsus Catholic Church 1225 Highway 51 S Covington, TN 38019 901-476-8140 St. Luke Baptist Church 632 St. Luke Rd. Covington, TN 38019 901-476-9746 St. Mark AME Church 842 Tipton Road Munford, TN 38058 (901) 837-1456 St. Matthew's Episcopal 303 S. Munford Street Covington, TN 38019 901-476-6577 St. Matthew MB Church 296 Mason-Charleston Rd. Stanton, TN 38069 901-476-5935 St John Missionary Church 2086 Atoka-Idaville Rd Atoka, TN 38004 901-837-2474 St. John Missionary Baptist Church 1602 Highway 59 West Covington, TN 38019 901-4767645 ST. Paul Episcopal Church 2406 Hwy 70 East Mason, TN 38049 901-294-2641 St. Stephens M.B. Church 3827 Hwy 51 North Covington, TN 38019 901-476-1559 Tabernacle United Methodist Church 4258 Highway 179 Covington 901-553-9598 Temple of Praise 8323 Richardson Landing Drummonds, TN 38023 901-835-3462 Tipton Church of God in Christ 470 Watson Rd Munford, TN 38058 901-837-8356 Trinity Baptist Church 5954 Brighton Clopton Rd. Brighton, TN 38011 901-476-8889 Trinity Episcopal Church 11886 Main St. Mason, TN 38049 Victory Baptist Church 5422 Drummonds Rd Drummonds, TN 38023 901-835-2280 Western Valley Baptist 836 Church Rd. Covington, TN 38019 901-475-1255 Westside Assembly Non-Denominational 33 Paulette Circle Covington, TN 38019 Willow Grove Missionary Baptist Church 618 Willow Grove Rd. Covington, TN 38019 901-476-7337
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Ministry, Kroger working to feed the area's needy The Bread of Life feeding ministry has been approved as an eligible non-profit organization with the Kroger Corporation and can benefit from their Community Rewards program. Once Kroger shoppers designate the food pantry to receive benefits via the Kroger card, every Kroger purchase with the Kroger card will accumulate community rewards points. Bread of Life will receive a quarterly donation from Kroger based on how many points are designated. A user name and password must be set in order to log into the Kroger account. Once logged in, click on Community Rewards, scroll down and look for "Tennessee" non-profits to find "Bread of Life - First United Methodist Church." To use the Kroger Community Rewards Program, register online at krogercommunityrewards.com. Approximately 364 households were served in June and 746 have been served year-to-date. 1,177 individuals were served in June, and 2, 329 individuals were served year-to-date. More than 175 persons in the community have volunteered at least once this year, and 102,824 pounds, or 51.4 tons of food, have been distributed. In an effort to help to alleviate hunger among needy people in Tipton County, First United Methodist Church became a member agency in the Mid-South Food Bank, a division of a national non-profit food bank network called Feeding America. Pantry distribution days and locations are as fol-
Israel witnessed the zeal of Jesus for the house of His Father, and remember an Old Testament scripture and may have feared that Jesus would have to endure what David had suffered in his day. It was this zeal that Jesus had, that set in action the hostility of the religious rulers in Jerusalem. At the end of His ministry, Jesus reminded the money changes and the sellers of the animals that the house of God had never been intended as their private benefit or personal domain. In Mark 11:17, Jesus said to them, “And he taught, and said unto them, Is it not written, My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations? but ye have made it a den of robbers“. As Isaiah 56:7 tells us, “even them will I bring to My holy mountain, and make them joyful in My house of prayer: their burnt-offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon Mine altar; for My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations”. The strong Messianic claim, by cleansing the temple, was not lost on the priests, for they immediately demanded a sigh that would confirm the claim of Jesus as the Messiah. The cleansing itself was an excellent sign, but that sign they rejected. Their point for requesting a sign was, either He did these things of Himself, by His own authority, and would be considered rash and unjustifiable, or He did it by the authority of others. The religious
rulers knew His deed was not done by their authority or the authority of the Sanhedrin. If He had acted on human authority, and pretended to a divine authority, as they thought He did, then they insisted upon a sign or miracle to be done in their presence, to prove to them that God was His Father. If God was His Father, then Jesus was the owner of the temple and had every right to cleanse it as He had done. But Jesus answered their request by saying, “Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up”. The Jews, rejecting the sign of the cleansing of the temple, also reject this sign. The Jews probably laughed at Jesus in their response, “It took forty-six years to build this temple, and You will raise it up in three days?”. Of course, we understand that the statement of Jesus was a reference to His death, burial and resurrection. Jesus knew fully well by His actions and His words that the consequences would eventually be His death. And as sure and certain that He knew that, He also knew that He would be raised to life on the third day. Here, and in Matthew 12:38-40, the only sign, whether the sign of Jonah, or the sign of the temple, it was actually the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus on the third day. That was the only sign they would receive. Of course, the Jews interpreted the words of Jesus in the most literal fashion possible, and with such a lack of perception, they naturally considered His
Church Bulletins July 13 Crosroads Community Church of the Nazarene will host a silent auction and spaghetti dinner from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Call 837-2545 for more information. Featured gospel group will be Three For Thee. July 14-17 Calvary
Church on Highway 51 will be having Vacation Bible School on, 5:45 to 8:30. All children, prekindergarten/ kindergarten through 6th grade are invited. For more information you can call 901-476-4433 or 901-6871116 July 22-24 Vacation Bible School Steven Newman - Manager 2054 Highway 51 South • P.O. Box 189 Covington, TN 38019-0189 Ofﬁce: 901-476-4936
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99 Doctors Drive, Munford, TN 38058
Wooten Tractor Co.
2031 Highway 51 South • Covington , TN 38019
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SALES & SERVICE
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lows: from 9– 11 a.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month at the First United Methodist Church in Covington and from 9-11 a.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month at the Trust Company Bank building in Brighton. For more information, please contact Grace Phelps at 476-9694 or email@example.com.
The authority of Jesus
By RALPH A. KELLEY The Church at Shiloh
claim ridiculous. When Jesus was raised from the dead, His disciples remembered that He had said, “in three days I will raise it up”, and then they believed the Scripture, and the word which Jesus had spoken. While Jesus was still in Jerusalem, a great many signs were produced by Jesus at this first Passover of His ministry. I am convinced that the cleansing of the temple was a sign in itself, a fulfillment of prophecy and a catalyst that would have brought Jesus much popularity, but on the other hand, provoked the religious rulers who believed that He was a challenge to their authority. Even though Jesus received an increase in popularity, He was not deceived, understanding the fickle and unreliable nature of public opinion. I believe that He did not commit the whole of His Gospel to them, He did not make known to them all that was to come. He had informed His twelve, but they too did not understand all that He had said. It is apparent that He did not trust Himself with the common people at this time, because they only believed in Him on the basis of His miracles. Jesus knew the hearts of all men, even as we can today. He knew them as sinners, openly wicked, some blasphemous, those sins done in public and those sins done in the dark. Jesus knew them, and that was why He was here, to bring them into the family of God by His death, burial and resurrection. But the time was not then, to reveal
Himself, so soon, He left Jerusalem and went into other parts of Judea and into Galilee. We remember that Jesus had seen into the hearts and characters of both Peter and Nathanael, and Jesus looked right into the hearts of those people in Jerusalem, who, because of His miracles were ready to allow that He was the Messiah, but did not understand any of the moral or spiritual implications of His message. They probably first thought, ‘let us see if He can throw the Romans out of Israel’. There are many who will say that Jesus was omniscient, all knowing or seeming to know everything, but we have to remember that Jesus was a man, with the Holy Spirit upon Him. Jesus knew then and knows now, all men and what is in their hearts. If we but listen to the Holy Spirit, we too are able to discern man’s heart. Jesus knows their nature, their dispositions, their affections, their designs. He knows His crafty enemies and all of their secrets. He knows His false friends and their true character. He knows who are truly His, knows their righteousness and He knows their weaknesses. If we can but discern man as Jesus does, we would know of dead faith or true profession, we would know the empty, worldly professors are not to be trusted. And however a man can impose himself on others, he cannot impress our God who knows man’s heart.
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ON-GOING St. Luke M.B. Church, 632 St. Luke Road, Covington, will hold its morn-
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Sunday School 9:00 am & 10:30 am Sunday Worship 9:00am,10:30am,6:00 pm Wed. Services - 6:30 pm
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ing Bible study for adults every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. this summer. You don't have to be a member to come. The public is invited and there is no cost to study with us. Classes will be held at the Family Life Center. For more information, call 901-476-9746.
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Lucy Krull, Riley Morris, Sloane Sullivan, Ella Krull, Gracen Williams, Sophie Roane, Lydia Smith, Jessie True and Sydnie True participate in Mrs. Barbara Flowers McBride’s summer art camp in Covington.
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Misc. Help Wanted
The Chester County Independent, a weekly newspaper in Henderson TN, has an immediate opening for an experienced press operator, running a 6-unit Web Leader Press. This is a full-time position as we print five days a week with many contract print jobs. We offer a competitive hourly rate and benefits package. Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Tim Stratton, P.O. Box 306, Henderson TN 38340 or email to tstratton@ chestercountyindependent.com.
EXPERIENCED TRACKHOE &
DOZER OPERATOR Needed CDL preferred Call Austin Waits Contracting 901-573-2428 ACCOUNTING
Ross Mfg. Co. 9415 Hwy. 54 West, Brownsville, TN. has a position open for a bookkeeper. Apply at Ross Mfg. Co. Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Drivers: Salmon Companies. Part Time Driver Needed! To haul U.S. Mail in New Orleans, LA. Excellent Hourly Pay $19.50 p/h + $4.09 H&W. Class A CDL & 2yrs experience required in the past five years. EOE/- AA. Salmon Companies: 800-251- 4301 or apply online www.salmoncompanies.com
Tango Transport is hiring for the following: HomeRunFleet • OTR & Owner Operators
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2 Openings for children ages 1-5 Child Care/Pre-school. 23 years Exp. Munford, 901-837-2801 or 901-389- 7072. Child Care Available Mon - Fri 7:00am - 6:00pm, Atoka. Meals and Snacks Provided Fun Safe Learning Environment Call Donna 901-334- 7705 Child care, newborns welcome, pre- school activities, meals included, resonable rates, references, 30 years experience. Brighton area. 24/- 7. 901-679-9463.
Dogs, Cats & supplies 201 Border Collie Pups For Sale. 1 lilac merle male and 2 red and white males left. S/W Parents hips and eyes certified. ABCA registered. $600. www.checkerboardbc.com Call 901-356-3371 or 901-3563373.
LIVESTOCK & SUPPLIES
For Sale, Registered Black Angus Bull. 3yr. old $2400. Daytime: 901581-4574, Night: 901-476-8659.
FORMAL GOWNS. (PROM DRESSES) Adult - 1 short (red w/- rhinestones) small $35, 2 floor length, 1- strapless black sparkly, Medium $25, 1 peach sparkly, large $20. Call 901-832-0226. Pick up in Covington or Munford.
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I Buy Junk Cars & Trucks Call Sam 901-351-8025 Campers/motor Homes
2008 Holliday Rambler, Aluma-Lite 26’, Title $10,500. Also 2008 Pilgram Sirrus 28’ $9,500. 901-4873928.
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Firefighter lawn service free estimates, 5th cut half price call today! 901-517-6069.
MR. MOBILE, I COME TO YOU!! Oil changes, Brakes, Minor tuneups, and More. “Fleets and Semi’s included” Call 901-201-9287.
ApArtments for rent 901
Duplex Apartment in Covington 2br, 1ba, stove, refrigerator furnished. No section 8. $500/mn, $200/dep. 901- 476-9337 or 901592-7009.
Efficiency Apt. Covington City Limits, 1BA, 2person, up stairs, Furn, water/- sewer, garbage, stove & refg. $350 MO/Deposit. No smoking or pets. 901-827-3843.
Sales, Service & Parts Walls West Tennessee Supply 833 East Street, Covington
James short attorney at Law
Divorce Uncontested simple - No Children Court Cost Not Included
$195 901-827-0694 REAL ESTATE
TWO-AND-THREE-BEDROOM Townhomes in Brighton. Excellent schools. Call 901-476-8000. Section 8 not available.
Is now accepting applications for 62 years NOW ACCEPTING of APPLICATIONS age or older. Applications are given out FOR 1 & 2BR AND on Wednesday mornALSOonly ELDERLY ings between629 a.m.-11 ANDa.m. OVER.
20+ acres with 1000+ ft. of frontage with 2.5 acre lake on Atoka-Idaville Rd. 901-569-6701. 20+ acres with 2000+ ft. of frontage on Atoka-Idaville Rd. Will Separate. 901-569-6701. Time Share in Branson, Mo. for sale. $2500.00 call 901-476-4989.
Farm Land: Sale, Rent or Wanted 703
AUTUMN HILLS $250 Deposit 4 - Bedroom, 2 - Full Baths
Farmland Needed, Pay Competitive Rates. Cash or Share. 901237- 7201.
Now Leasing $550/mo.
Mobile HoMes for sale 706
Call 731-635-7177 for more information
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Comm./Indust. ProPerty for rent 802 For rent: Doctors office building, approx 2400 sq feet. 534 Munford Atoka Ave. Munford, TN. Please cal 371-6004 or 581-2892
Homes for rent
3br, 2ba, house in Contry near Hwy 14. No pets. $800mn. 901476-5547. 4br, 3.5ba, quiet neighborhood, Munford. 18 Easley Court. $1700mn, $1700dep. CHA, 2 car garage. 901486-2542. Covington City limits, 2br, 1BA, liv, kit, stove & refrigerator furnished, fenced yard, CHA, W/D hookups, no pets, No smoking $575. Plus dep, 901-827-3843. House for rent, 3br, 1ba, Covington. $575mn, $450dep. 901-476-8431. Pilkington Properties, 1218 S. College. 2br, 2ba, $575mn, $300dep. 901-484-2770.
Mobile HoMes for rent 903 2br 2ba MH Gainsville Community. Brighton School district. $525mn, $525dep. 901-239-6566 2BR mobile home for rent in the Brighton area. 476-7632. Burlison, 2br, 1ba, $500mn, $300dep, 901-496-9058. Mobile Home for rent or sale. 1785 Sunnyside, Brighton. 14X80 3br, 2ba. 901-605-8185.
Friday & Saturday 7am-12pm
HUGE YARD SALE July 12th & 13th 7AM - 4PM 5791 Hwy 14, Brighton
330 East Pleasant Ave, Covington Baby clothes, household items! Great bargains!
Furniture, Saddle, Men’s Women’s Clothes, Shoes, Purses, Nick Nacks, Way too much to list.
sat. 8am-7pm 341 Obie Brown Rd.
Furniture, 100’s of books 5 for $1.
2742 Mt. Carmel Rd., Cov. Lots of Children’s boy and girl clothes and toys. Jr. girl clothes.
Rain oR Shine!
Off Ray Bluff Rd., Drummond/Millington
July 12-13 8-3
Hwy 54 E. to Ray Lane, turn go 1/4 mile, 2nd house on right. In the Back. Watch for sign on Hwy.
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Sat. July 13 362 N. Gretna Green Munford Children’s clothes.
Covington Housing Authority is seeking an experienced Maintenance Mechanic. This position requires experience in the areas of carpentry, plumbing, painting, and drywall. Basic knowledge of electrical and other maintenance repairs are required for the continued upkeep of the Authority’s units. HVAC certification helpful, but not required. Applicant must have valid Tennessee driver license. Mail resume to Maintenance Mechanic, Covington Housing Authority, P. O. Box 88, Covington, Tennessee 38019 or fax to 901-4766188. Applications may also be obtained at 1701 Shoaf Street in Covington, Tennessee. Deadline for submission will be July 25, 2013. No phone calls please. Covington Housing Authority is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Employment Opportunities Northwest Tennessee Economic Development Council’s Head Start and Early Head Start Program is now accepting applications for the following positions: AssistAnt tEAchEr – (1) position at the Tipton County Head Start Center located in Covington, TN tEAchEr – (1) position at the Tipton County Head Start Center located in Covington, TN cEntEr custOdiAn – (1) position at the Tipton County Head Start Center located in Covington, TN FAmily AdvOcAtE – (1) position at the Lauderdale Head Start/Early Head Start Center located in Ripley, TN substitutEs – all locations Please go to our website at www.nwcommunityaction.org – Careers Page to view the available positions and/or to download employment applications. Applications may also be picked up locally at your Head Start/Early Head Start Centers. Or, you may call (731)364-3228 ext. 124 to have an application mailed, faxed, or emailed to you for your convenience. Submit Complete AppliCAtionS to: northwest tennessee economic Development Council Head Start/early Head Start program 231 South Wilson Street Dresden, tn 38225 Attn: Human Resource Department – Suite 212 ReFeRenCe: “Head Start Center – position of interest” (You muSt Submit An oRiGinAl ColleGe tRAnSCRipt to VeRiFY AnY ReleVAnt CouRSeWoRK)
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(All rEQuEstEd dOcumEntAtiOn must bE submittEd tO bE cOnsidErEd FOr Any POsitiOn.)
Fri. & Sat.
Household items, tools, clothing & electronics. Priced to Sell!
INSIDE ESTATE SALE Fri., 7/12, Sat., 7/13 & Sun., 7/14 3321 Ray Bluff Rd. Millington
Fri. & Sat 7am - Until
At the corner of Ray Bluff and Pannell
Chest Freezer, Quilting machine, Jazzy motorized scooter, Household items
Selling home and all contents must go!
464 Bride Ln, Covington
The Brighton Police Department is accepting applications for a part-time school crossing guard. Applications may be submitted at Brighton Town Hall, 139 North Main St, Brighton, TN 38011. For inquiries please contact (901) 476-8661.
AppliCAtionS FoR tHeSe SpeCiFiC poSitionS Will be ACCepteD until JulY 22, 2013
YARD SALE LISTINGS MULTI-FAMILY YARD SALE
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Thurssday, JULY 11, 2013 ▪ A16 www.covingtonleader.com TRUSTEE’S SALE NOTICE
Default having been made in payment of the debts and obligations to be paid by JAMES L. PUGH and BETTY J. PUGH as shown in a certain Deed of Trust dated the 27th day of April, 2009, to FRANK A. McKINNIE WEAVER, as Trustee, as the same appears of record in the Office of the Register of Tipton County, Tennessee, in Book 1435, Page 889; and TRUST COMPANY BANK, 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 FRANK A. McKINNIE WEAVER will on Friday, July 19, 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, to-wit: Situated in the County of Tipton and State of Tennessee: Part of Lot 14, Boyce Addition to the Town of Covington in the First Civil District of Tipton County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a point in the southwest line of South Maple Street and point being in the northeast corner of Lot 16; thence North 27 degrees west along the southwest line of South Maple Street, 90.00 feet to a point; thence southwestward 170.00 feet to a point in the northwest line of 14 foot alley; thence south 27 degrees east along the northwest line of said alley, 70.00 feet to a point; thence North 84 degrees 15 minutes east 170.00 feet to the point of beginning. Property address: 817 S. Maple Street, Covington, TN 38019 This being the same property conveyed to James L. Pugh by Special Warranty Deed of record at Book 1435, Page 886, in the Register=s Office of Tipton County, Tennessee. Other interested parties: None. 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 the undersigned will sell and convey only as Trustee. Sale made subject to lien for unpaid City and County property taxes; and any rights of existing tenants. 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. TRUSTEE FRANK A. McKINNIE WEAVER Publication Dates: 07/03/13, 07/11/13
SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE
Default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured to be paid by a certain Deed of Trust executed September 25, 2009 by Jennifer Lynne Ziemianin, unmarried to John W Byrd, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the office of the Register of Tipton County, Tennessee, in Record Book 1454 Page 532, and the undersigned having been appointed Substitute Trustee by instrument recorded, in the said Register’s Office, and the owner of the debt secured, Bank of America, N.A., having requested the undersigned to advertise and sell the property described in and conveyed by said Deed of Trust, all of said indebtedness having matured by default in the payment of a part thereof, at the option of the owner, this is to give notice that the undersigned will, on Thursday, August 1, 2013 commencing at 10:00 AM, at the Front (North) Door of the Courthouse, Covington, Tipton County, Tennessee proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property, to wit: Situated in County of Tipton, State of Tennessee. Beginning at an iron stake in the East line of Douglas Street, B. F. Jones and N. L. Hyatt’s Northwest corner; thence with Jones and Hyatt North line north 86 ½° East 71 feet to an iron stake, Jones and Hyatt’s Northeast corner, Thomas Shoaf’s Northwest corner; thence North 69 ½° east 10.3 feet to a stake in Shoaf’s North line; thence North 6 ¾° West 67.5 feet to a stake in Elliston’s South line; thence with the same South 82° West 77 feet to a stake in the East line of Douglas Street, Elliston’s Southwest corner; thence with the East line of Douglas Street South 3° East 65.5 feet to the beginning, according to survey of W. H. Green, County Surveyor, under dated of December 16, 1950. Tax Parcel ID: 041K-B-031 Property Address: 714 Douglas Street, Covington, TN. All right and equity of redemption, homestead and dower waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee.
ARNOLD M. WEISS, Substitute Trustee Weiss Spicer Cash PLLC 208 Adams Avenue Memphis, Tennessee 38l03 90l 526 8296 File # 1701-0105724-FC Published: June 27, July 4, July 11 Bank of America/Jennifer Ziemianin
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE
Default having been made in payment of the indebtedness described in the Deed of Trust executed by Paul Benson and Debbie Benson, to Craig R. Allen, Trustee, dated July 23, 2010, and duly recorded on August 17, 2010, in Book 1485, Page 221 of the Register’s Office of Tipton County, Tennessee, assigned to Mid-State Trust VIII on September 2, 2010 and recorded on September 20, 2010 In Book 1489, Page 240, and further assigned to Wachovia Bank N.A. formerly known as First Union National Bank on September 2, 2010 and recorded on Sept 20, 2010 in Book 1489 the holder of the Note described therein, having declared the entire balance due, payable and unpaid, the undersigned as Trustee, will at 11:00 a.m. C.D.T., on July 19, 2013 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the front door of the Tipton County Courthouse in Covington, Tennessee, in bar of the equities of redemption, homestead, dower, and all other rights and exemptions of every kind, the following improved real estate in the Tipton County, Tennessee, to wit: Property described in the abovereferenced Deed of Trust with Tax ID. 55-33.19 PROPERTY ADDRESS: 2557 McClerkin Road Burlison, Tennessee 38015-7209 Said sale will be made as stated above, free from the homestead and dower rights of the makers of said Trust Deed and in bar of the rights and equity of redemption as provided for therein, and subject to restrictions, conditions, easements and encumbrances superior to said Deed of Trust which affect the above-described property. Said Deed of Trust recites title to said real estate as unencumbered, except as aforesaid, but the sale will be made as Trustee, only, without covenants of warranty or seisin, and subject to any unpaid State, County and City taxes and other assessments or other liens, easements or restrictions. OTHER MONETARY LIENS OF RECORD: NONE The Trustee, at the instructions of the beneficiary of the Deed of Trust, shall have the power to adjourn the foreclosure sale to a date certain without further advertisement. CRAIG R. ALLEN, Trustee 801 Broad Street, Third Floor Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402 (423) 265-0214 Ad Run Dates: 06/27/2013, 07/04/2013, 07/11/2013
NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE
WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated September 25, 1997, executed by JOHN T. SOMERVILLE AND RITA D. SOMERVILLE, conveying certain real property therein described to JERRY DUPRIEST, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of Tipton County, Tennessee recorded September 30, 1997, in Deed Book 808, Page 892 and entered in Entry Book 23, Page 136; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEETO WACHOVIA BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF GSMPS 2005-RP3 TRUST who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register’s Office of 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 August 8, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the North Entrance of the Tipton County 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: DESCRIPTION OF LOTS 55 AND 56 OF BASKIN HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, SECTION B, AS RECORDED AT PLAT CABINET B SLIDE 143, SAID PROPERTY BEING SITUATED IN THE FIRST CIVIL DISTRICT OF TIPTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE AND LOCATED ON THE EAST SIDE OF LOON LANE. BEGINNING AT A
FOUND IRON (1 INCH X 1 INCH SQUARE) IN THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF LOON LANE (60 FOOT TOTAL RIGHT OF WAY), BEING THE SOUTHERNMOST CORNER OF LOT 55 OF BASKIN HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, SECTION B, AS RECORDED AT PLAT CABINET B SLIDE 143, ALSO BEING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE FRANK A. BROTHERTON & MARTHA M. BROTHERTON REVOCABLE TRUST PROPERTY AS RECORDED AT DEED BOOK 784 PAGE 467; THENCE IN A NORTHEASTWARDLY DIRECTION, ALONG THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF LOON LANE AND THE WEST LINE OF LOT 55 AND LOT 56 OF BASKIN HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, THE FOLLOWING THREE (3) COURSES, NORTH 06 DEGREES 29 MINUTES 44 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 244.00 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVATURE; THENCE ALONG A CURVE TO THE RIGHT HAVING A RADIUS OF 270.78 FEET, AN ARC LENGTH OF 173.84 FEET, A DELTA ANGLE OF 36 DEGREES 47 MINUTES 00 SECONDS, A TANGENT LENGTH OF 90.03 FEET, A CHORD BEARING OF NORTH 24 DEGREES 53 MINUTES 13 SECONDS EAST, AND A CHORD LENGTH OF 170.87 FEET TO A POINT OF TANGENCY; THENCE NORTH 43 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 35 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 32.67 FEET TO A FOUND IRON POST IN THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF LOON LANE, BEING THE NORTHERNMOST CORNER OF LOT 56, ALSO BEING THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 57 OF SAID SUBDIVISION; THENCE IN A SOUTHEASTWARDLY DIRECTION, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF LOT 56 AND THE SOUTH LINE OF LOT 57, SOUTH 46 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 25 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 200.00 FEET TO A FOUND REBAR, BEING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 56 AND THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 57, ALSO BEING IN THE WEST LINE OF THE BROTHERTON REVOCABLE TRUST PROPERTY; THENCE IN A SOUTHWESTWARDLY DIRECTION, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF LOT 55 AND LOT 56, ALSO BEING THE WEST LINE OF THE BROTHERTON REVOCABLE TRUST PROPERTY, SOUTH 43 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 35 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 390.24 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING AND CONTAINING 1.16 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. ACCORDING TO SURVEY OF DONALD R. COLE & ASSOCIATES, TN R.L.S. #1739, P.O. BOX 766, MUNFORD, TN 38058, DATED AUGUST 25, 1997. AND BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO JOHN T. SOMERVILLE AND WIFE, RITA D. SOMERVILLE BY DEED OF RECORD 756, PAGE 34 IN THE REGISTER`S OFFICE OF TIPTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. THIS CONVEYANCE IS MADE SUBJECT TO THE SUBDIVISION RESTRICTIONS, SETBACK REQUIREMENTS AND EASEMENTS OF RECORD AT PLAT CABINET B, SLIDE 143 IN THE REGISTER`S OFFICE OF TIPTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 18E-B-28.00 & 18E-B29.00 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 247 LOON LANE, COVINGTON, TN 38019. 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): West Coast Realty Services, Inc. OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: RITA D. SOMERVILLE, JOHN T. SOMERVILLE 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 setback 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/proper tylistings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #54555: 2013-07-03, 201307-11, 2013-07-18
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Case Number PR-3135
Estate of WAYNE F. KOONS, Deceased Notice is hereby given that on June 24 of 2013 letters testamentary (or of administration as the case may be) in respect of the estate of WAYNE F. KOONS who died 3/29/2013, 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 four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting) as described in (1)(A); or (2) Twelve (12) months from the decendent’s date of death. All persons indebted to the above Estate must come forward and make proper settlement wit the undersigned at once. MARY E. STATES-KOONS ADMINISTRATRIX VIRGINIA GRAY, CLERK AND MASTER 1801 S. COLLEGE ST., SUITE 110 COVINGTON, TN 38019 3jul2wp
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Case Number 84CH1-2013PR-3132 Estate of JUNE ANN NICHOLS, Deceased Notice is hereby given that on June 18 of 2013 letters testamentary (or of administration as the case may be) in respect of the estate of JUNE ANN NICHOLS who died 4/4/2013, 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 four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting) as described in (1)(A); or (2) Twelve (12) months from the decendent’s date of death. All persons indebted to the above Estate must come forward and make proper settlement wit the undersigned at once. TED NICHOLS SHELLY NICHOLS CO-ADMINISTRATORS VIRGINIA GRAY, CLERK AND MASTER 1801 S. COLLEGE ST., SUITE 110 COVINGTON, TN 38019 3jly2wp
NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated September 24, 2007, executed by DONNA S. KING A/K/A DONNA FLEMING KING, WILLIAM I KING, JR., conveying certain real prop-erty therein described to LANDAMERICA COM-MONWEALTH, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of Tipton County, Tennessee recorded October 2, 2007, in Deed Book 1366, Page 128; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last
transferred and assigned to EMC Mortgage, LLC who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose, if required pursuant to T.C.A. § 35-5-117, was given in accordance with Tennessee law; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register’s Office of 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 August 22, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the North Entrance of the Tipton County 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 prop-erty situated in Tipton County, Tennessee, to wit: THE PHILLIP A. BILLINGS 0.66 LOT IN THE 12TH CIVIL DISTRICT OF TIPTON COUNTY, TENNES-SEE, AS SHOWN IN DEED BOOK 363, PAGE 219 OF THE TIPTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE REGIS-TER`S OFFICE, AND BEING MORE PARTICU-LARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A STEEL SPIKE IN THE CENTER LINE OF THE BRIDE TO GARLAND ASPHALT ROAD, SAID POINT BEING AT AN INTERIOR CORNER OF THE HOLLOWAY BILLINGS PROPERTY OF WHICH THIS LOT WAS A PART, SAID POINT BEING THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE PHILLIP BILL-INGS LOT, THENCE NORTH 3 1/2 DEGREES EAST 230.00 FEET ALONG A FENCE TO A FENCE CORNER, THENCE SOUTH 86 1/2 DE-GREES EAST 125.00 FEET ALONG A FENCE TO A FENCE CORNER, THENCE SOUTH 3 1/2 DEGREES WEST 230.00 FEET ALONG A FENCE TO A STEEL SPIKE IN THE CENTER LINE OF THE BRIDE TO GARLAND ASPHALT ROAD, THENCE NORTH 86 1/2 DEGREES WEST 125.00 FEET ALONG THE CENTER LINE OF SAID ROAD TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 0.66 ACRES. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO WILLIAM I. KING, JR. AND WIFE DONNA FLEMING KING BY WARRANTY DEED PLACED OF RECORD FEBRUARY 15, 1980 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 450, PAGE 239, IN THE REGISTER`S OFFICE OF TIPTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE. PROPERTY ALSO KNOWN AS 5036 BRIDE ROAD, COVINGTON, TENNESSEE 38019 MAP 016, PARCEL 008.03 Parcel ID: 016008.03 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 5036 BRIDE ROAD, COVINGTON, TN 38019. In the event of any dis-crepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): DONNA S. KING A/K/A DONNA FLEMING KING, WILLIAM I KING, JR. OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, ease-ments or setback 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 other-wise, 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/proper tylistings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 Ad #55755: 2013-07-11 2013-0718, 2013-07-25
NOTICE OF SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust Note dated September 2, 2005, and the Deed of Trust of even date, securing said Deed of Trust Note recorded in Book 1230 and Page 345 and as Instrument No. 78096 in the Register’s office for Tipton County, Tennessee, executed by Timothy Seals and Tina Todd-Seals conveying the certain property described therein to J. Phillip Jones, Trustee, for the benefit of Novastar Mortgage, Inc. and to Robert S. Coleman, Jr., having been appointed as Successor Trustee by instrument of record in the Register’s office for Tipton County, Ten-
nessee in Book 1587, at Page 741, and as Instrument No.: 166604. WHEREAS, the owner and holder of the Deed of Trust Note has declared the entire indebtedness due and payable and demanded that the hereinafter described real property be advertised and sold in satisfaction of indebtedness and costs of foreclosure in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Deed of Trust Note and Deed of Trust. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that an agent of Robert S. Coleman, Jr., as Successor Trustee, pursuant to the power, duty and authority vested in and conferred upon said Successor Trustee, by the Deed of Trust, will on August 1, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the front door of the Tipton County Courthouse in Covington, Tennessee offer for sale to the highest bidder for cash, and free from all legal, equitable and statutory rights of redemption, exemptions of homestead, rights by virtue of marriage, and all other exemptions of every kind, all of which have been waived in the Deed of Trust, certain real property located in Tipton County, Tennessee, described as follows: LOT 115 AND LOT 128, SECTION G, BLAYDES ESTATES SUBDIVISION, AS SHOWN ON PLAT OF RECORD IN PLAT CABINET C, SLIDE 125, IN REGISTER`S OFFICE, TIPTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, TO WHICH PLAT REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR A MORE PARTICULAR DESCRIPTION OF SAID PROPERTY. More Commonly Known As: 186 Stephen Hill Rd, Atoka, TN 38004 Said sale shall be held subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose; and subject to, but not limited to, the following parties who may claim an interest in the above-referenced property: none. The following individuals or entities have an interest in the abovedescribed property: (1) Timothy Seals, (2) Tina Todd-Seals, (3) The Tenants of 186 Stephen Hill Rd., Atoka, TN 38004, (4) The Town of Atoka To the best of the Trustee’s knowledge, information, and belief, there are no other Federal or State tax lien claimants or other claimants upon the subject property which would require notice pursuant to the terms and provision of T.C.A. § 35-5-104 or T.C.A. § 67-1-1433 or 26 U.S.C. § 7425. The Successor Trustee may postpone the above referenced sale from time to time as needed without further publication. The Successor Trustee will announce the postponement on the date and at the time and location of the originally scheduled sale. This is an attempt to collect a debt, and any information gathered in connection herewith will be utilized for that purpose. DATED this 8th day of July, 2013. Prepared by: Robert S. Coleman, Jr. Successor Trustee Robert S. Coleman, Jr. Marinosci Law Group, P.C. 1405 North Pierce, Suite 306 Little Rock, Arkansas 72207 Newspaper Insertion Dates: July 11, 2013; July 18, 2013; July 25, 2013
Default having been made by failure to comply with the terms and conditions of a certain Deed of Trust dated July 21, 2000, executed by Bryan E. Childress and Christina L. Patterson (both unmarried), recorded in Record Book 908, Page 789, Register’s Office for Tipton County, Tennessee, and wherein the said Bryan E. Childress and Christina L. Patterson (both unmarried) 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, August 6, 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 follow-
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www.covingtonleader.com ing described real estate in Tipton County, Tennessee: Lot 64, Detroit Estates Subdivision, Section “H”, as shown on plat of record in Plat Cabinet “E”, Slide 84, of the Register’s Office of Tipton County, Tennessee, to which plat reference is made for a more particular description of said property. Being the same property conveyed to Bryan E. Childress, unmarried, and Christina L. Patterson, unmarried, by Warranty Deed from Munford Development Company dated July 21, 2000 and recorded in Record Book 908, Page 787, Register’s Office of Tipton County, Tennessee. Included in this conveyance is a 2001 Fleetwood mobile home, Serial #TNFLY27AB55059AV12. This is improved property known as Lot 64 Detroit Road, Section H, Burlison, Tennessee 38015. 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 Substitute Trustee STELTEMEIER & WESTBROOK, PLLC 3326 Aspen Grove Drive, #604 Franklin, Tennessee 37067 Insertion Dates: July 11, July 19 and July 25, 2013.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Case Number 84CH1-2013PR-3137 Estate of HAROLD A. VANCANNEYT, Deceased Notice is hereby given that on July 1 of 2013 letters testamentary (or of administration as the case may be) in respect of the estate of HAROLD A. VANCANNEYT who died 4/28/2013, 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
CITY OF MUNFORD
PUBLIC INPUT MEETING Proposed Trash Collection Services July 22, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. Munford Municipal Building – City Board Room 70 College Street, Munford, TN The City of Munford is proposing a city wide trash collection program for city residents. We are encouraging citizens' participation to receive public input regarding potential advantages and/ or disadvantages for the proposed trash collection program. All interested parties are invited to attend. Stacy Craig City Recorder 11jly1w
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 four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting) as described in (1)(A); or (2) Twelve (12) months from the decendent’s date of death. All persons indebted to the above Estate must come for-
PUBLIC NOTICE The Board of Mayor and Aldermen of City of Covington has regular scheduled meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. at Covington City Hall, 200 West Pleasant Ave. 11jly1w
PUBLIC NOTICE The Tipton County Legislative meeting will be held on Monday July 15, 2013 at 7:00p.m. This meeting will take place at the Tipton County Justice Center. 11jly1w
CITY OF MUNFORD PUBLIC HEARING
Pursuant to tCa66-31-105, the following sale to satisfy the lien of aPC Mini storages will take PlaCe: tiMe of sale: 10aM 2013 @ July 25th
2013-2014 FISCAL BUDGET July 22, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. Munford Municipal Building – City Board Room 70 College Street, Munford, TN The Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Munford will have a Public Hearing on Monday, July 22, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. to review and discuss the 2013-2014 Fiscal Budgets as proposed in the second reading of ORDINANCE NO. 2013-06-01 an Ordinance Adopting a Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 for the General Fund, State Street Aid Fund and Drug Fund.
PlaCe of sale: aPC Mini storages 4701 mueller brass rd. covington, tn 38019 Contents of unit owned by: mitch derosett - park 556 & 557 alicia young/florence dunigan unit 225 cassandra taylor - unit 324 aretha oldham - units 381cc & 98 calvin hall - unit 284 nick preston - units 457 & 615 larry tucker - unit 348 joni barley - unit 22 alex mcclain - unit 16 barbara patrick - units 118 & 90 the property will be sold to the highest bidder and may be sold separately or as one or more units. the property may be viewed (1) hour prior to the time of the sale.
All interested parties are invited to attend. Stacy Craig City Recorder 11jly1w
DIVISION 00 – PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACTING REQUIREMENTS SECTION 00 11 13 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS PROJECT NAME: Covington Maintenance Building Renovations OWNER: City of Covington, TN. Sealed bids for Covington Maintenance Building Renovations will be received by the Director of Public Works, Mr. Robert Simpson, at 200 West Washington, Covington, TN until Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 2:00 PM CST, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on July, 2013, Thursday, at 10:00 AM CST at 410 E. Ripley Ave, Covington, TN 38019, which is the address of the Maintenance Building. The information for bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract, Plans, Specifications, and Forms of Bids Bond, Performance and Payment Bond, and other contract documents may be examined at the following: 1) OWNER
2) A2H, INC. 3009 DAVIES PLANTATION ROAD SUITE A, LAKELAND, TN 38002
3) BUILDERS EXCHANGE 642 SOUTH COOPER MEMPHIS, TN 38104
4) WEST TENNESSEE PLANS ROOM 439 AIRWAYS BLVD. JACKSON, TN 38301
Printed copies of plans and specs (full sets issued only) my be obtained at Tech Plus, Inc. CONTACT: Tina Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org PHONE: 901-386-2083 or Hub City Blueprint CONTACT: Susan Stewart at email@example.com PHONE: 731-424-2583 upon payment of the cost of printing only (non-refundable). No contractor shall be required to obtained a license before submission of a bid or before the bid may be considered for award of a contract. The owner reserves the right to waive any informality or to reject any or all bids. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof. Each bidder must deposit with his bid, security of the amount, form and subject to the conditions provided in the Instructions for Bidders All Bidders must comply with the applicable provisions of the Contractors Licensing Act of 1994, found in ‘Tennessee Code Annotated,” Section 62-6-119, as amended. In accordance with this act, the following information must appear on the outside of the envelope containing the bid foe all projects in excess of $25,000: 1. NAME OF BIDDER 2. ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER OF BIDDER 3. NAME OF PROJECT FOR WHICH BID IS SUBMITTED 4. BIDDER’S LICENCE NUMBER 5. EXPIRATION DATE OF LICENSE 6. THE PORTION OF CLASSIFICATION OF BIDDERS LICENSE THAT APPLIES TO THIS PROJECT The name, license number, expiration date, and the classification for the Electrical, Plumbing, and HVAC contractors must also be included on the outside of the envelope unless the value of that portion of the work is less than $25,000. Public Chapter 768 requires that the name, license number, expiration date and classification of the Masonry contractor be included when the cost of the masonry portion (including materials and labor) is $100,000 or greater. Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the contract, Section 3, Segregated Facility, Section 109 and E.O. 11246. The City of Covington is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer, drug-free with policies of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, color national or ethnic origin, age, disability or military service. An official list of bidders will be maintained at the office of A2H, Inc., to ensure eligibility requirements of the bidder are met prior to the bid opening. Any bid submitted from a bidder not on the official bidders list and/or not containing the above information will not be opened. 11jul2w
ward and make proper settlement wit the undersigned at once. HAROLD D’WAYNE VANCANNEYT EXECUTOR VIRGINIA GRAY, CLERK AND MASTER 1801 S. COLLEGE ST., SUITE 110 COVINGTON, TN 38019 11jul2wp
NOTICE TO CREDITORS Case Number 84CH1-2013PR-3138 Estate of LYNN FORREST ROSE, SR., Deceased Notice is hereby given that on July 2 of 2013 letters testamentary (or of administration as the case may be) in respect of the estate of LYNN FORREST ROSE, SR. who died 5/23/2013, were issued to the undersigned by the Tipton County Chancery Court of Tipton County, Tennes-
Thursday, July 11, 2013 • The Leader • A17 see. 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 four (4)
PUBLIC NOTICE The Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Covington, Tennessee will hold a special called meeting on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at City Hall to consider the Ordinance 1646 (2013 Tax Rate) on second reading, Ordinance 1647 (Sewer Rate) on second reading, Ordinance 1648 (Water Rate), and Ordinance 1649 (2013-14 Budget) on second reading. Public Hearing for third and final reading will be on July 23, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. City of Covington, TN David W. Gordon, Mayor 11jly1w
months from the date of the first publication (or posting) as described in (1)(A); or (2) Twelve (12) months from the decendent’s date of death. All persons indebted to the above Estate must come forward and make proper settlement wit the undersigned at once. ROSE CRAWFORD EXECUTOR VIRGINIA GRAY, CLERK AND MASTER 1801 S. COLLEGE ST., SUITE 110 COVINGTON, TN 38019
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Shade trees save energy
People take many different steps to stay cool when the temperatures rise. A particularly common method to remaining comfortable is turning up the air conditioning and staying indoors. But what about the people who want to be cool and enjoy fresh air as well? Shade trees could be their best allies against the sweltering temperatures. Most individuals will agree that it feels much cooler under a shade tree than it does when standing in direct sunlight. The nonprofit organization Trees Forever says the difference in temperature readings can be monumental. In 2010, roughly 20 volunteers worked with the organization to compare the actual temperature of shaded and unshaded surfaces around a county fairground in Iowa. The volunteers used laser thermometers and took readings from surfaces such as sidewalks, parking lots and grassy lawn areas. The volunteers found differences in temperature ranging from 14 to 55o F depending on the surface measured. That’s a considerable difference and could help a person remain cool. Trees are a practical way to stay cool and are an energy-saving means to keep temperatures down. Planting trees around a property can reduce reliance on airconditioning systems, saving a person money while reducing dependency on fuel sources. Other live vegetation, including grass and yard plants, can also promote an overall cooling effect, compared to hardscape surfaces that radiate heat. Numerous varieties of trees can serve as shade trees. These are typically deciduous trees that will have leaves during the warm-weather months and then shed them when the cooler seasons arise. However, some evergreens and tropical trees also work well as shade producers in and around a landscape. * American Arborvitae: This slow-growing evergreen is typically used to create tall hedges and privacy screens. It also offers year-round moderate to deep shade when the trees reach maximum height of 25 to 40 feet. * American Beech: This tree offers shade and also edible nuts. It can grow up to 100 feet in fertile, well-draining soils. * Autumn Blaze Maples: These trees are known for their outstanding fall foliage. However, they also are fast-growing shade trees that can cool down any landscape. * Bald Cyprus: The fern-like leaves of this tree provide moderate shade. This cyprus is lowmaintenance and has few problems with insects or disease. * Chinese Elm: This rapid-growing tree is excellent for screening or providing a windbreak. Small, dense foliage will
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fill in about five years, when it will be good for shade. * Crepe Myrtle Tree: Myrtles are fast-growing shade trees in southern climates. In northern climates, they may grow more like a perennial shrub. * Little-leaf Linden: This is a fragrant tree that blooms with yellow flowers in early summer. The dense foliage will remain on the tree into late fall. * Moraine Locust: This tree is cold-hardy and can withstand urban conditions. It is fastgrowing and provides light to medium shade. * Silver Maple: This is the most rapid growing of all maples and will be a large spreading tree. * Tulip Trees: These very large trees are coveted for their flowers that resemble the shape of tulips. This tree should be given plenty of space in which to grow. * Virginia Pine: Because its branches aren’t as close to the ground as other pine trees, the Virginia pine can be an effective shade tree. * White Birch: This tree, also known as the European birch, grows 30 to 60 feet tall and has drooping branches. The smaller leaves offer dappled shade. The peeling white bark can stand out in a landscape. * White Oak: Oak trees make excellent shade trees, but the White Oak can grow to 100 feet tall with a spread of 80 feet in its canopy. It has thick horizontal branches that contribute to its shadeproducing benefits. Trees in one’s yard can not only keep temperatures cool, but also provide habitats for birds and small animals and act as a food source for plenty of creatures.
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INVITATION TO BID The Tipton County Board of Education is accepting bids for the following: A contract for pest control at all Tipton County Board of Education facilities and school cafeterias. For additional information contact Donnie Wallace at (901) 475-5807 or Henry Glass at (901) 475-5820. Sealed bids will be opened at 2:00 p.m. on July 18, 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 Bibb Director of Schools Tipton County Schools 11jly2w
INVITATION TO BIDDERS The City of Covington Public Works Department requests separate sealed bids for the purchase of the following: Asphalt Paving - Cold Mix Bids shall be received by the City of Covington Public Works Department at Covington City Hall, 200 West Washington Avenue, Covington, Tennessee 38019. Bids will be accepted until 10:00 a.m. local time on Thursday, August 15, 2013 and will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids sent by mail should be addressed to: City of Covington Public Works Department, P.O. Box 768 Covington, TN 38019. The bid sheets shall be enclosed in a separate sealed envelope marked "COLD MIX BID ENCLOSED," thus, preventing the bid from being opened in error. Bids will not be received or accepted after the time specified above for the opening of the bids. Bids submitted after the designated hour will be deemed invalid and returned unopened to the bidder. A bidder may not withdraw his bid during the first sixty (60) days after the actual opening bid date. If you have any questions please feel free to call me at 901476-7191. We look forward to hearing from you. City of Covington Public Works reserves the right to accept and/or reject any and all bids. Robert M Simpson Director of Public Works 11jly2w
CITY OF MUNFORD BEER BOARD MEETING
July 22, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Munford Municipal Building – City Board Room 70 College Street, Munford, TN The Beer Board of the City of Munford will have a Public Meeting on Monday, July 22, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. to review and discuss the applications for a beer permit for the following:
PUBLIC NOTICE In accordance with TCA Section 6-54-111, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Covington, Tennessee, hereby notifies the public of its intent to consider for approval the following contributions to non-profit organizations on second and final reading at the regular meeting on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 200 West Washington, Covington, Tennessee. COVINGTON-TIPTON COUNTY CHAMBER $54,000.00 TIPTON COUNTY LIBRARY - OPERATING $85,000.00 TIPTON FINE ARTS COUNCIL $6,000.00 CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES $15,000.00 VETERAN'S SERVICE OFFICE $800.00 DIXIE YOUTH BASEBALL $2,000.00 DIXIE BOYS BASEBALL $1,000.00 DIXIE GIRLS SOFTBALL $2,000.00 CARL PERKINS CHILD ABUSE CENTER $5,000.00 DELTA HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY $1,500.00 TIPTON COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING $20,445.00 HERITAGE DAY ON THE SQUARE(TFAC) $4,000.00 COVINGTON BOXING CLUB $2,500.00 COVINGTON BOXING CLUB - EQUIPMENT $1,800.00 COVINGTON ECONOMIC DEV. CORP. $10,000.00 IMAGINATION LIBRARY $2,000.00 BOY SCOUTS $2,700.00 WESTSTAR UT MARTIN $200.00 BOY & GIRLS CLUB OF THE HATCHIE RIVER $25,000.00 JACOA $350.00 TIPTON COUNTY JUNIOR AUXILIARY $500.00 MISC $12,205.00 TOTAL $254,000.00 City of Covington, Tennessee David W. Gordon Mayor 11jly1w
OFF Premises Permit Akberali Alwani, Applicant Munford Food Mart, LLC DBA Munford BP 488 Beaver Road, Munford, TN ON Premises Permit Richard C. Coccaro, Applicant Sussy Oil Co., LLC DBA Home Plate Caffe 44 Reeder Drive, Munford, TN All interested parties are invited to attend. Stacy Craig City Recorder 11jly1w
BEST OF THE BEST In an effort to recognize the BEST OF THE BEST, The Leader is asking its readers to vote for the local folks, businesses and organizations positively affecting Tipton County.
NEW IN 2013 – VOTE ONLINE www.covingtonleader.com/bestofthebest
Each online ballot will cost $1 Votes MUST be submitted by JULY 26, 2013 Your ballot must contain votes in 25 categories to be counted. Ballots are published by The Leader and may be submitted online or in person at 2001 Hwy. 51 South, Covington, TN 38019. Results will be published in a special publication on August 29, 2013.
BUSINESSES AND ORGANIZATIONS (Please include first name, last name, place of business and where the business is located, otherwise the vote will not be counted)
• ACCOUNTING FIRM ❑ Jackson Hewitt - Cyndi Timbs ❑ Whitehorn Tankersley ❑ Mac Wooten ❑ H&R Block ❑ Melton Tax Service • ANTIQUES ❑ Denise’s Antiques ❑ Grain Antiques ❑ Hadley House ❑ Past Times Antiques ❑ Southern Belle Resale/Home At Last ❑ Upscale Resale ❑ Hatchie River Store • APPLIANCES ❑ Haddad’s Department Store ❑ Home Depot ❑ Sears ❑ Watson’s Appliances ❑ Thornton’s Home Furnishings • AUTO PARTS ❑ Auto Zone - Atoka ❑ Auto Zone - Covington ❑ Advance Auto Parts ❑ Cole’s CarQuest ❑ Co-Op/NAPA Auto Parts ❑ O’Reilly Auto Parts • BAKERY ❑ Kroger - Atoka ❑ Kroger - Covington ❑ Naifeh’s - Covington ❑ Naifeh’s - Munford ❑ Sweetkakes Cupcakery ❑ Sweet Scentsations ❑ Donut Man ❑ Munford Donuts • BANK/CREDIT UNION ❑ BancorpSouth ❑ Bank of Mason ❑ Bank of Tipton ❑ Brighton Bank ❑ Clayton Bank and Trust ❑ First Citizens National Bank ❑ First State Bank ❑ InSouth Bank ❑ Patriot Bank ❑ Regions Bank ❑ Trust Company Bank ❑ First South Credit Union • BAR ❑ Marlo’s Down Under ❑ Someplace Else Bar ❑ Somewhere Else Bar ❑ Whitey’s Bar and Grill ❑ Wyatt Earp’s Sports Grill & Steakhouse ❑ The Farm • BEAUTY SALON/BARBER SHOP (WHERE)
• BUILDING SUPPLIES ❑ Brighton Lumber Company ❑ R.L. Coulston & Sons ❑ Home Depot • CAR DEALER ❑ Country Chevrolet ❑ King Cotton Chrysler Dodge Jeep ❑ King Cotton Ford ❑ Delashmit Motors ❑ McDivitt Motors ❑ Eagle Auto Sales ❑ Homer Skelton Chrysler Dodge Jeep ❑ Homer Skelton Ford ❑ Mainline Motors ❑ Sideline Imports ❑ Mid-City Auto Sales • CHIROPRACTOR ❑ Atoka Chiropractic ❑ Beasley Chiropractic ❑ Cannon Chiropractic ❑ Claudia Chapman ❑ Sherman Connell • CHURCH (WHERE) • CIVIC CLUB ❑ Covington Exchange Club ❑ Covington Lions Club ❑ Junior Auxiliary of Tipton County ❑ South Tipton County Exchange Club ❑ Covington Rotary Club • CLOTHING ❑ Goody’s ❑ Haddad’s Department Store ❑ Le Chic Boutique ❑ Cato Fashions ❑ Maurice’s ❑ Ophelia (Old Town Hall) ❑ Emmy Couture ❑ Karlie’s Kloset • DENTIST ❑ Atoka Family Dentistry ❑ Dr. Jim Baddour III ❑ Dr. Robert J Clayton ❑ Dr. Wayne Conley ❑ Dr. Mary Higdon ❑ Dr. Gary Kropf ❑ Dr. John Nichols ❑ Dr. Mitchell Parker ❑ Reese Family Dentistry ❑ Brink Pediatric Dental Associates ❑ Dr. Barrett Sexton ❑ Dr. John Turner ❑ Dr. Roy Wrather ❑ Dr. Bob Dalsania • FITNESS ❑ ATC Fitness ❑ Atoka Fitness ❑ Covington Sportsplex ❑ Total Fitness Atoka Fitness ❑ Covington Sportsplex ❑ Total Fitness • EXTERMINATOR ❑ Allen’s Exterminating ❑ Inman-Murphy ❑ Dew Pest Control ❑ Mack’s Pest Control • FLORIST ❑ Hometown Flowers & Gifts ❑ Kathryn’s Flowers ❑ Munford ❑ Kroger - Atoka ❑ Kroger - Covington • FLOOR COVERING ❑ Classic Tile and Marble ❑ Goforth Floors ❑ Gookin’s Floors ❑ Home Depot ❑ Brighton Lumber Company ❑ R.L. Coulston & Sons • FUNERAL HOME ❑ Barlow Funeral Home ❑ Covington Funeral Home ❑ Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home ❑ Munford Funeral Home ❑ Palmer Funeral Home
• FURNITURE ❑ 51 Furniture ❑ Outlaw’s Furniture ❑ Thornton’s Home Furnishings ❑ Bargain Furniture Outlet • FARM SUPPLIES ❑ Stockdale’s ❑ West TN Livestock Supply ❑ Tipton Farmer's Co-Op ❑ Tractor Supply ❑ Abby Farm Supply • GARDENING SUPPLIES/NURSERY ❑ Oaklawn Garden Center ❑ Home Depot ❑ West TN Livestock Supply ❑ Tractor Supply ❑ Walmart ❑ Fred’s - Covington ❑ Fred’s - Munford • GIFT SHOP/BOUTIQUE ❑ Something Special ❑ The Gift Box ❑ Brighton Pharmacy ❑ Crossroads Gifts ❑ Le Chic Boutique ❑ Emmy Couture ❑ Freckled Frog ❑ Jezabel’s Gifts & Bead Emporium ❑ Upscale Resale ❑ Patina • HEATING/AIR ❑ Joyner Heat & Air ❑ Whaley’s Heat & Air ❑ Channell’s Heating & Air ❑ Angel Air & Heat ❑ Southeastern Comfort • HOTEL/MOTEL ❑ Baxter Motel ❑ Comfort Inn ❑ Holiday Inn Express ❑ Days Inn ❑ Quality Inn ❑ Econo Lodge ❑ Executive Inn & Suites • INSURANCE COMPANY ❑ McBride Stitt & Williams ❑ State Farm - Brad Carlisle ❑ State Farm - Emerson Able ❑ State Farm Joe Grant ❑ Farm Bureau ❑ Bill McGowan ❑ Able Insurance ❑ Autoplan Insurance ❑ Bull Insurance Company ❑ Hannah Insurance Company ❑ Farmers Insurance - Courtney Rogers ❑ Farmers Insurance - Debbie Baskin • JEWELRY ❑ Brasfield Jewelers ❑ Le Chic Boutique ❑ Jezabel’s Gifts & Bead Emporium ❑ Patina • LANDSCAPING ❑ All Day Lawn ❑ Byrd Landscaping ❑ Oaklawn Garden Center ❑ Tipton Lawn & Patio • LAW FIRM (WHERE) • MORTGAGE LENDER (WHERE) • NEW BUSINESS (WHERE; ESTABLISHED IN THE LAST YEAR) • NURSERY SCHOOL/DAY CARE (WHERE) • NURSING HOME/ASSISTED LIVING ❑ Covington Care ❑ Covington Manor ❑ Parkway Cove ❑ Dunlap Retirement Center ❑ Fox Hollow Apartments • PHARMACY ❑ Bradford Family Pharmacy ❑ Brighton Pharmacy ❑ Miller Pharmacy ❑ Munford Pharmacy ❑ Charlotte’s Apothecary ❑ Walmart,Kroger - Atoka ❑ Kroger - Covington ❑ Walgreens - Atoka ❑ Walgreens - Covington ❑ The Medicine Shoppe • PRODUCE ❑ Court Square Farmer’s Market ❑ Kroger - Atoka ❑ Kroger - Covington ❑ Naifeh’s - Covington ❑ Naifeh’s - Munford ❑ Walmart • OPTOMETRIST ❑ Whitley & Hughes ❑ McMillian Eye Care ❑ West Tennessee Eye ❑ Walmart • REAL ESTATE AGENCY ❑ Century 21 Property Place ❑ Crye-Leike Realty ❑ Hometown Realty ❑ Real Estate Mart of Tennessee ❑ Re/Max Premier ❑ Re/Max Right Way ❑ Unique Properties ❑ Covington Realty • THRIFT/RESALE STORE ❑ Hadley House ❑ Upscale Resale ❑ Emmy Couture ❑ Karlie’s Kloset ❑ C&C Trading ❑ Extreme Flea Market ❑ Clothes N Things ❑ Angel’s Closet and Bookstore ❑ T-County Flea Market ❑ Erma & April’s Variety Store • TIRES ❑ Gateway Tire - Atoka ❑ Gateway Tire - Covington ❑ Walmart Tire & Lube ❑ Glass Tire & Muffler ❑ Munford Tire & Brake ❑ Tipton Farmer's Co-Op/ Mr. Tire ❑ King Cotton Ford ❑ King Cotton Chrysler Dodge Jeep ❑ Country Chevrolet • VETERINARIAN ❑ Covington Animal Hospital - Dr. Terry Clay ❑ Munford Animal Hospital ❑ Gordon Veterinary Clinic
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(Please include first name, last name, place of business and where the business is located, otherwise the vote will not be counted) • ASIAN ❑ Fuji Japanese Restaurant ❑ Kissho Japanese Restaurant ❑ Mandarin Wok ❑ Ming’s Buffet & Grill ❑ New China Buffet ❑ China Gourmet II ❑ Chinese Kitchen II • BBQ ❑ Bozo’s Hot Pit Bar-B-Q ❑ The Bald Butcher ❑ Mr. BBQ ❑ Sparky’s Real Pit BBQ ❑ Little Porky’s ❑ Gilt Edge Café • DONUTS ❑ Fastimes - Covington ❑ Fastimes - Old Hwy. 51 ❑ Fastimes - Hwy. 14 ❑ Fastimes - Rosemark Rd. ❑ Naifeh’s - Covington ❑ Naifeh’s - Munford ❑ The Donut Man ❑ Munford Donuts ❑ Walmart ❑ Kroger - Atoka ❑ Kroger - Covington • FAST FOOD RESTAURANT ❑ Dairy Queen ❑ McDonald’s - Covington ❑ McDonald’s - Munford ❑ Sonic - Atoka ❑ Sonic - Covington ❑ Wendy’s ❑ Burger King - Atoka ❑ Burger King - Covington ❑ Subway - Atoka ❑ Subway - Covington ❑ Taco Bell - Covington ❑ Taco Bell/KFC - Atoka ❑ KFC - Covington ❑ Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen ❑ Arby’s • FRENCH FRIES ❑ McDonald’s - Covington ❑ McDonald’s - Munford ❑ Burger King - Atoka ❑ Burger King - Covington ❑ Wendy’s ❑ Sonic - Atoka ❑ Sonic - Covington ❑ JT’s Burgers & Wings ❑ Marlo’s Down Under ❑ Mr. BBQ ❑ Pappy & Jimmy’s ❑ Olympic ❑ Sparky’s Real Pit BBQ ❑ Bozo’s Hot Pit Bar-B-Q ❑ The Bald Butcher ❑ Court Square Café ❑ Gilt Edge Café ❑ Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill ❑ Wyatt Earp’s Steakhouse & Sports Grill ❑ Dairy Queen ❑ Down Home Café ❑ Arby’s ❑ Well’s Kitchen • FRIED CHICKEN ❑ Gus’s Fried Chicken ❑ Well’s Kitchen ❑ Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen ❑ Naifeh’s - Covington ❑ Naifeh’s - Munford ❑ KFC - Atoka ❑ KFC - Covington, ❑ Fastimes - Covington ❑ Fastimes - Old Hwy. 51 ❑ Fastimes - Hwy. 14 ❑ Fastimes - Rosemark Rd. ❑ Walmart ❑ Midway Market - Mueller Brass ❑ Midway Market - Hwy. 14 at Hwy. 59 ❑ Express Food Mart/ Exxon - Hwy. 70 at Hwy. 59 ❑ Kroger - Atoka ❑ Kroger - Covington • HAMBURGERS ❑ Well’s Kitchen ❑ JT’s Burgers & Wings ❑ Gilt Edge Café ❑ Down Home Café ❑ Court Square Café ❑ Marlo’s Down Under ❑ Pappy & Jimmy’s ❑ Coffee in the Attic ❑ Erwin’s Steakhouse ❑ Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill ❑ Dairy Queen ❑ Burger King - Atoka ❑ Burger King - Covington ❑ McDonald’s - Covington ❑ McDonald’s - Munford ❑ Sonic - Atoka ❑ Sonic - Covington ❑ Wendy’s ❑ The Bald Butcher ❑ Westside Grocery ❑ Olympic Steaks & Pizza • HOME COOKING ❑ Court Square Café ❑ Down Home Café ❑ Gilt Edge Café ❑ Well’s Kitchen ❑ Pappy & Jimmy’s ❑ The Bald Butcher • ICE CREAM/FROZEN TREATS ❑ Dairy Queen ❑ Sonic - Atoka ❑ Sonic - Covington ❑ Burger King - Atoka ❑ Burger King - Covington ❑ McDonald’s - Covington ❑ McDonald’s - Munford ❑ Unique Treats - Covington ❑ Unique Treats - Munford ❑ The Bald Butcher ❑ Ming’s Buffet & Grill ❑ Olympic Steaks & Pizza ❑ Yogurt Isle
• ITALIAN ❑ Lucci’s Pizza & Pasta ❑ Olympic Steaks & Pizza ❑ Casa Piatto Caffé ❑ Lil Milano’s Express Pizza ❑ Pizza Hut - Atoka ❑ Pizza Hut - Covington ❑ Little Caesar’s ❑ Papa John’s ❑ Domino’s Pizza Atoka ❑ Domino’s Pizza - Covington • MEXICAN ❑ La Huazteca ❑ Las Margaritas - Atoka ❑ Las Margaritas - Covington ❑ Casa Mexicana ❑ Los Reyes • MORNING COFFEE ❑ Coffee in the Attic ❑ Fastimes - Old Hwy 51 ❑ Fastimes - Covington ❑ Fastimes - Hwy 14 ❑ Fastimes - Rosemark Road ❑ Rite Aid ❑ Bradford Pharmacy ❑ Pappy & Jimmy’s ❑ Sonic - Atoka ❑ Sonic - Covington ❑ McDonald’s - Covington ❑ McDonald’s - Munford ❑ Burger King - Atoka ❑ Burger King - Covington ❑ Breakfast Cove • PIZZA ❑ Pizza Hut - Atoka ❑ Pizza Hut - Covington ❑ Papa John’s ❑ Domino’s - Atoka ❑ Domino’s - Covington ❑ Little Caesar’s Pizza ❑ Lil Milano’s Express ❑ Lucci’s Pizza & Pasta ❑ Olympic Steaks & Pizza • RESTAURANT ❑ Court Square Café ❑ Well’s Kitchen ❑ Marlo’s Fine Dining ❑ Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill ❑ Erwin’s Steakhouse ❑ Bozo’s Hot Pit Bar-B-Q ❑ Gus’s Fried Chicken ❑ Gilt Edge Café ❑ Down Home Café ❑ Old Town Hall Café ❑ Ming’s Buffet & Grill ❑ Kissho Japanese Restaurant ❑ New China Buffet ❑ The Bald Butcher ❑ Breakfast Cove ❑ Pappy & Jimmy’s ❑ Casa Piatto Caffe ❑ Wyatt Earp’s Steakhouse & Sports Grill ❑ Olympic Steaks & Pizza ❑ Los Reyes ❑ Las Margaritas - Atoka ❑ Las Margaritas - Covington ❑ Casa Mexicana ❑ La Huazteca ❑ Pappy & Jimmy’s ❑ Fuji Japanese Restaurant • SEAFOOD ❑ Pappy & Jimmy’s ❑ Captain D’s Seafood ❑ Marlo’s Down Under ❑ Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen ❑ Ming’s Buffet & Grill ❑ New China Buffet ❑ Kissho Japanese Restaurant ❑ Fuji Japanese Restaurant • STEAKS ❑ Marlo’s Down Under ❑ Olympic Steaks & Pizza ❑ Erwin’s Steakhouse ❑ Wyatt Earp’s Steakhouse & Sports Grill ❑ Well’s Kitchen ❑ The Bald Butcher ❑ Westside Grocery ❑ Pappy & Jimmy’s ❑ Bozo’s Hot Pit Bar-B-Q ❑ Court Square Café ❑ Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill • SUSHI ❑ Fuji Japanese Restaurant ❑ Kissho Japanese Restaurant ❑ Ming’s Buffet & Grill ❑ New China Buffet ❑ Kroger - Atoka • SWEET TEA (WHERE) • SALAD ❑ Court Square Café ❑ Old Town Hall Cafe ❑ JT’s Burgers & Wings ❑ Olympic Steaks & Pizza ❑ Lil Milanos Express Pizza ❑ The Bald Butcher ❑ Walmart ❑ Naifeh’s - Covington ❑ Naifeh’s - Munford • SANDWICHES ❑ JT’s Burgers & Wings ❑ Coffee in the Attic ❑ Subway - Atoka ❑ Subway - Covington ❑ Pappy & Jimmy’s ❑ Old Town Hall Café ❑ Lil Milanos Express ❑ Gilt Edge Café ❑ Domino’s - Atoka ❑ Domino’s - Covington ❑ Walmart ❑ Naifeh’s Covington ❑ Naifeh’s - Munford ❑ Kroger - Atoka ❑ Kroger - Covington
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Ms. Tipton County is a woman of good character who is involved with the community and positively affects the people of Tipton County. Please nominate someone and tell us the reasons for your nomination. • MR. TIPTON COUNTY (WHO/WHERE)
Mr. Tipton County is a man of good character who is involved with the community and positively affects the people of Tipton County. Please nominate someone and tell us the reasons for your nomination.
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MHS soccer teams honored for grades Both Munford Cougars and Lady Cougars Soccer teams have been awarded the highest awards possible by the TSSAA and National Soccer Coaches Association of America. The Lady Cougars completed their soccer season with a district championship and a record of 13-6-1 while maintaining a 3.31 team GPA. This accomplishment qualified them for the distinguished award from the TSSAA and the NSCAA. Both go to teams with an accumulative GPAs above 3.25.
The team includes Amie Beaman, Madison Carver, Monique Gayton, Erica Holley, Taylor Kaneski, Genisis Leftheris, Falone McLure, Christin Smith, Jessica Wallace and Callie Young, as well as the the following who received the individual award for maintaining a 3.50 or above: Lauren Agcanas, Megan Benoit, Maggie Billings, Erin Detter, Abby Drexler, Michaela Friesth, Ruth Hull, Maggie Johnson, Erika Lambert, Emily Montgomery, Alex Selby, and Zoey Smith.
The Cougars finished with a record of 15-5-2 and a district runner-up finish, while maintaining a 3.41 GPA as a team. They also received the highest awards available from the TSSAA and NSCAA. The team includes Cameron Capers, Francisco Cervantes, Josh Delph, Lorris Densow, James Dillon, Erik Furseth, Jaylon Hill, Robert Savage, Tucker Tompson, Chance Griner and Cedrick Williams, as well as the following who
received the individual award for maintaining a 3.50 or above: Dalton Baker, Alex Cherry, Tyler Futrell, Zack Kurtzman, Austin Labean, Julian Morris, Troy Moyer, Cody Perrigo, Robby Roach, and Brady Tiner. “Thanks to all these players for their hard work on and off the field,” said head coach Alex Selby. “A special thanks to the administration, teachers and parents for their support and efforts in helping these teams to reach their goals this year.”
Five compete in taekwondo tourney Five taekwondo stylists from Mason's Martial Arts in Covington recently qualified to compete in the inaugural ATA Southeast District Championships in Atlanta. On June 8, Jere Mason, Madalyn Mason and Ken Herbison of Covington, and James Todd and Raymond Stovall of Ripley, competed in the event after qualifying by winning state champion in Tennessee in their respective divi-
sions. Jere Mason, Madalyn Mason, and Raymond Stovall finished third. Herbison and Todd won their divisions becoming the first ever district champions from Tennessee. Herbison now qualifies for the tournament of champions in Little Rock in July where he has the opportunity to become the 2013 world champion. Ken Herbison, left, and James Todd
Three teams earn Dixie Youth state tourney berths
The Covington SweeTees All-Stars (left) took second place at the District 1 Dixie Girls Softball Tournament in Dyersburg last week and received a berth in the Dixie Girls SweeTees State Tournament in Atoka July 19-23. Pictured are, from left, front, Presley Smith, Brylee Wilson, Tatum Sage, Reese Weir, Camryn Fryer, Carly Young; second row, Lia Ralph, Caroline Bearden, Aubrey Grace Billings, Macie Mize, Arlynn Glass, Addie Gatlin; back, David Sage, Sonya Sage, Derrick Smith, Jenifer Glass and Brian Glass. The Atoka Dixie Youth Angels (9-10), above, left, won the District 1 championship and earned a state tourney berth in Ashland City. The Atoka Belles (13,14 and 15) were District 1 runnerup and will be playing in Waynesboro for the state tourney July 19-23. Courtesy photos.
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end Sept. 12, with classes held each Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m. and each Saturday from 10-11:30 am. All classes will be held at the Munford Recreation Center. Coordinator Dana Flake said, “Our goal is to get children into a healthy mindset. There is no better time to reach a child than when they are young and their minds are open to new things.”
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It has been written that Tennessee is the mother of volunteers and the birthplace of soldiers. Nathan Bedford Forrest was a Tennessean who gained world renown as a military genius who rose from private to lieutenant general during the War Between the States. Gov. Bill Haslam has proclaimed the birthday of General Nathan Bedford Forrest, July 13, a “Special Day of Observance” in the Volunteer State and has invited fellow citizens to pay homage with appropriate ceremonies to this outstanding Tennessee military leader. Members of the Simonton
– Wilcox Camp #257, Sons of Confederate Veterans, will sponsor their annual celebration of the birth of General Forrest with two events this week. Members and guests of the camp will have a potluck supper and program July 11 at 6:30 p. m. in the Parish Hall at St. Matthews Church in Covington. Camp 2d Lt. Commander Darrell Wright will speak on the life of Gen. Forrest. This Saturday morning at 8 a.m., members of the camp will place a memorial wreath at the granite marker commemorating Gen. Forrest’s public address, given to the
Veterans of the 7th Tennessee Cavalry at Covington in 1876, at the Tipton County Museum in Covington. Forrest (1821-1877) was a native of Tennessee. He was elected an alderman of Memphis and was a prominent member of the Shelby County Democratic Finance Committee. During the War Between the States, Forrest trained as a soldier at Randolph in the early days of the War. Tipton County furnished approximately 1,000 men for Confederate military service during the Civil War and nearly half of these men served under General Forrest during the
conflict. Sir Winston Churchill wrote that General Forrest “possessed military qualities of the highest order. His remark that the art of war consists of being ‘firstest with mostest’ is classic.” In 1931, the Nashville Banner conducted a poll to determine the 10 greatest Tennesseans. General Forrest was elected the fourth greatest Tennessean of all time. The same newspaper conducted the same poll again in 1976 and Forrest was elected the sixth greatest Tennessean in this poll. The state of Tennessee placed
Jones honored by Patriot Bank Patriot Bank is pleased to announce Deyonka Jones has been chosen as Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter. Jones is a C S R / Te l l e r and has been at their South Tipton location since December 2012. She was nominated because of her joyful and happy disposition, accuracy in teller work and her faithfulness to the South Tipton Branch. Many of the customers have gone out of their way to tell her managers how much they like Jones and how grateful they are she has joined
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a monument at the site of his birth at Chapel Hill in 1928. In 1964, the state established Forrest Park and erected a monument there to a general at Pilot Knob near Eva in Benton County overlooking the Tennessee River. In 1978, a bust of the general was placed in the state capital near the House Chamber entrance. The general and his wife are buried beneath the massive equestrian statue to the general in the former Forrest Park, now Health Science Park, in Memphis.
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