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TRI-CITY REPORTER WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2012
Dyer orders security cameras for park The City of Dyer Board of Mayor and Alderpersons met October 8. During the visitorâ€™s section of the meeting, Tom Lannom thanked the board for the $500 donation to the Dyer Volunteer League to help pay for the new batting cages at the park. Lannom also passed out pictures of the park bathrooms from two weeks ago. Someone left the bathrooms in a horrible condition. Lannom advised the board that the Volunteer League hasnâ€™t used the park since the first of July. Any other individuals or leagues using the park after that will be responsible for keeping the park bathrooms cleaned. Mayor Walton â€˜Samâ€™ Thompson advised that he received a call regarding the bathrooms and went to inspect them himself. Thompson added that it is sad that the city canâ€™t seem to maintain nice facilities because people wonâ€™t take care and respect the facilities that we have. Thompson had the street department clean the bathrooms and lock them until a solution can be realized of how to keep the bathrooms clean. Lannom added that there will be two individuals that will have a fall ball league at the park this fall. Kenneth Bell addressed the board regarding a water bill that he received. Bell see page 3
TBI seeking publicâ€™s help in solving homicide The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is currently seeking the publicâ€™s assistance in retrieving information about a homicide that occurred in a Crockett County, Tennessee residence last week. Matt McKnight, 40, was found shot to death at approximately 1:15 p.m. in his home located at 2747 Gum Flat Rd. in Gadsden on Thursday, October 18, 2012. McKnight lived in the home with his parents and his body was discovered by his mother. It is believed that McKnight was shot to death during a home burglary. The crime scene revealed that McKnight had a physical altercation with his attacker and the suspect may have suffered injuries. TBI is requesting that if anyone knows of someone with unexplained injuries, who may or may not have received medical treatment, to contact authorities. In addition, if anyone saw suspicious activity or a suspicious vehicle between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. last see page 3
NOW OPEN - Gary Jolly is the manager of Tillmanâ€™s Auto Body now open at 585 S. Main in Dyer. The body shop is a satellite office of the Tillmanâ€™s Auto Body in Friendship.
Body shop opens in Dyer Tillmanâ€™s Auto Body has opened a satellite office in Dyer at 585 S. Main Street. The main office is located on Highway 412 in Friendship and is owned and operated by Daniel Tillman. Tillman is married to the former Beth West, daughter of Jimmy and Janet West of Dyer. Tillmanâ€™s is a full collision center with state-ofthe-art equipment and certified technicians. They also have a mechanical shop and mechanic with 20 years of experience. The Dyer office is currently managed by Gary Jolly. â€œIn Dyer we will give estimates. You can drop your vehicle off and we will pick it up with a rollback and take it to the Friendship shop, fix it and bring it back to Dyer. While the customer drives a rental, we fix the car. Your mind can be at ease that we are fixing the car with state-of-the-art equipment and certified technicians,â€? said Jolly. â€œWe eventually want to open a full collision center here, a duplicate to what we have in Friendship. We wanted to expand the business and came here due
to the family ties with Beth. We have spoken to State Farm and Siler Thornton insurance agencies and they are glad we came to the area and will support the business.â€? â€œWe want the public to know we are a Christianbased company. Daniel is also a lay minister and speaks at area churches. He once took a year off and went on a mission trip to rural Kentucky and also South America. He is an honest young man who started his first body shop in his fatherâ€™s barn. His father was a farmer. He got busy enough that he built a shop beside the barn. After his father passed away from cancer, he built his current shop and home in Friendship. He is an all-American guy,â€? added Jolly. â€œWe are planning a grand opening and will have free hot dogs and drinks at the store. We have done some remodeling inside the Dyer office. We plan to display an antique restored tractor that belonged to Danielâ€™s father and an antique vehicle see page 3
Nomadic cook returns home The Tri-City Reporter/Humboldt Chronicle annual Holiday Recipes cookbook will be published next month before Thanksgiving and included in both publications. Area cooks are asked to submit their favorite recipes to include in the cookbook. The Tri-Cityâ€™s own Helen Holt is a well-known cook. Holt lives in Bradford, where she grew up and attended school. After high school she married a military man and traveled all around the United States and the world becoming acquainted with a lot of different foods. Many years later she returned to Bradford to live after marrying her high school sweetheart, Jerry Holt. Holt loves to cook and several of her recipes will be included in the Holiday Recipes 2012 cookbook. â€œWhen I was a young girl growing up in the south, I lived with my grandmother and I was not allowed in the kitchen maybe because my intentions werenâ€™t too pure. I wanted to test (taste) everything as soon as it began to have the flavors of what it was intended to be,â€? said Holt. â€œBut things were soon to change when I went to live with my mother and I found myself with a sharp knife and whole chicken to cut up, and then flour and cook in time for dinner. To this day, I am a fanatic about washing my hands after touching raw chicken. I canâ€™t stand food on my hands!â€? â€œThen there was high school and Home Economics, where we were expected to not only cook biscuits and bacon and eggs but eat them. None of us knew how to properly use a knife and fork but Mrs. Boone had told us that if the bacon was crispy, it was permissible to eat it with our fingers. Therefore, my group had the crispest, brownest bacon in the class. And we ate it with our fingers,â€? Holt said. Holt married shortly out of high school and moved to Guam. â€œThey had the largest, juiciest shrimp I had ever seen. And the things that my neighbors ate â€“ people from Mt. Desert Island, ME, Detroit, Humboldt, the Philippines and all across the Western U.S. So we would have potluck dinners and try each otherâ€™s offerings. It was a way to become acquainted with a lot of different foods, not all of them bad,â€? she added.
â€œWe then lived in California for a year and I really learned a lot. There were oranges, lemons, and loquats hanging from the trees, strawberries growing in the medians of the freeway, free for the picking. My landlady was an old world Italian lady, but even better, I met a Sicilian in Mayport, Florida who taught me not to ever put the tomato seeds in spaghetti sauce and add a breast of lamb to the sauce to give it a sweet taste,â€? Holt said. â€œI learned another thing in Mayport, devastating as it was, I had developed an allergy to shrimp and all shell fish-the good stuff like lobster, crabs and crawfish.â€? â€œI watched the owner of the company I worked for eat steak tartar at the restaurant 21. I have never had the courage to try even one tiny bite.â€? â€œHaving traveled to and lived in so many environments, I liked to try different foods, as long as they donâ€™t wiggle see page 3
HOLT MIXES UP MAGIC - Helen Holt, with the tools of her trade, whips up an amaretto pound cake in her kitchen. Some of Holtâ€™s favorite recipes will be included in the Holiday Recipes 2012 next month in the TCR.
Rutherford to lower salary for mayor, board During the regularly scheduled meeting of the Rutherford City Board, held on October 15, under the heading of new business, alderman Bob White stated he was asked to present an ordinance reducing the mayorâ€™s salary to $450 and the alderpersonâ€™s salary to $40. Alderman Don Greer made a motion to pass the first reading of the ordinance amending salaries. White seconded the motion. Alderperson Kathy Keith stated her opinion of the aldermenâ€™s salary being a fair amount at $50 and the mayor should be at $500. Keith also stated that with the money saved on the decrease, the city crew should have an increase due to them not having one in years. The board approved the measure as follows: with Emerson, White and Greer voting to lower the salaries, while Comstock and Keith voted against lowering the salaries. Also under new business, Mayor Keith Cardwell advised the board on the water bill for Farmers & Merchants being incorrectly billed for years. Cardwell said, â€œState law requires us to reimburse 36 months. The total to be reimbursed will be around $2400. The problem has been corrected and going forward the billing will be correct.â€? see page 2
MADD plans countywide meeting Gibson County MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) is planning a countywide meeting Monday night, November 5, at 6 p.m. at the Teapot Room in Trenton City Hall. â€œIf you have been a victim of losing a loved one to this deadly crime, we ask your support a few hours of the week to help bring awareness to Gibson County MADD. We need your involvement and support. Find out how you can make a difference!â€? Shirley Lancaster said. The mission of MADD is to eliminate drunk and drugged driving, support victims of this violent crime, and to prevent underage drinking. At the meeting discussions will include ways to support MADD here in the local community through activities such as candlelight vigils to honor victims from the area and law enforcement recognition. Also discussed will be opportunities to bring to this area a new MADD program called â€œPower of Parents,â€? which offers information see page 3
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Clayburn Peeples reports: I was driving down the highway the other day when the Eddie Rabbit/Crystal Gayle song, “You and I” (“Just You and I”) came on the radio. Great song; really bad grammar. It should be, of course, “Just you and me,” but songwriters get to break grammatical rules with impunity if they need to, and often when they don’t. It’s called poetic license, and it is sometimes considered necessary to express a thought in a natural or inspired way that is just not possible when using “correct” grammar. And I guess whoever wrote the song thought “Just you and me” was not as mellifluous as “Just you and I,” and maybe he was right, so we’ll have to give
We’re doing horrible damage to our language frequent use over time, will do horrible damage to our language. And our grammar is definitely getting worse. Or, as a young person said, not too long ago, “People speak, like, really bad, you know?” Yes, unfortunately, we do. And in addition to the attrition of our culture such language lapses cause, they also do damage to the individuals uttering them. How so? Glad you asked. First of all, bad grammar might just keep you from getting a good job. In a recent survey of corporate hiring managers, 75 percent of them said spelling or grammatical errors on an applicant’s application were
him a pass on it. But not so for the rest of us, and others, increasingly, are using the phrase incorrectly. You hear it regularly in songs and movie titles, in writing, and even on the evening news. Even our president, a Harvard graduate no less, fell into this trap shortly after he was elected. “President Bush,” he said, “graciously invited Michelle and I to meet with him . . .” Well just between us, when someone invites you and another person to a meeting, you should say, “She invited her and me.” Now that’s small change, you might say, and it is, but just as trifling sums add up eventually to great fortunes, small grammatical errors, compounded by
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from page 1 Under old business, Cardwell advised the City Dump Resolution was not completed yet. Also, the price for citizens to dump on a second load is $50 and for out of town $25. Cardwell asked if the board should make the out of town the same price. Alderperson Sandy Comstock made a motion to charge outside citizens $50 for use of the dump. Keith seconded the motion.The board approved the measure. Eddie Bell advised on the outcome of the zoning meeting. The zoning committee voted not to rezone the property at 218 South Trenton Street from residential to commercial. Ms. Adams (property owner) of 302 South Trenton Street stated her mother had lived at the property for 21 years and wanted to thank the zoning committee for listening to them on Sunday. Adams said her mother had worked very hard to keep her property up and if the lot next to her is zoned commercial it will bring her property value down. She stated, “We have offered to buy the lot at 218 South Trenton from Mr. Butler with no loss to him. He would get 100 percent profit
number three being back up and online. They had not moved forward on the wet well until the well was back up and running. Also, the drain to the wet well has been located when Denton was having dozer work done on his property. Watkins also advised on Bishop flushing hydrants and several repairs had been done. Watkins presented the board with a copy of regulations for a fence around the lagoon. Roger Orgain has advised the lagoon has to be fenced in. There was a fence prior to the tornado in 2006 that had not been replaced. Comstock made a motion to put the fencing out for bids. Keith seconded the motion and the board approved the measure. In the city streets report, Keith asked about the quote PRI gave for the hole in the road at Waldunn Cove. Watkins advised PRI quoted $780 to repair it. Emerson suggested getting others repaired. After some discussion, Emerson made a motion for PRI to repair the Waldunn Cove hole at the end of Hopper and East Knox Streets with up to a $2500 cap on the price. Alderman Comstock seconded the motion and the board approved the measure.
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if he agreed to sell to us.” Ms. Butler stated they came to the board with a sealed bid with the intent to purchase for a business to be placed on the lot and would not have purchased otherwise. White made a motion to delay the issue until Cardwell could speak with the city attorney to see what the legalities will be either way the property is zoned. Greer seconded the motion and the board approved the measure. Cardwell will call a meeting once the information is received from the attorney. Bell asked the board for help in getting the zoning map and regulations up to date since 1972 was the last time it was updated. Under department reports, Fire Chief Bob Blankenship said his department had two drills and one call out in September. Police Chief Mike Hensley advised of 182 calls for his department for September. The Davy Crockett parade went well with only a few issues and two emergency calls. In the water and sewer report, Eddie Watkins advised of water pumped for September and of well
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it here. Take it there. Can I be frank here? Not if I want to be correct. I should have said, “May I be frank? When you are asking permission, you use the word may. Can refers to ability or capability. “May I play golf with you? I can play golf, you know.” And in spite of what the sign in the supermarket says, (“Ten items or less.”) don’t forget to use fewer, rather than less, when speaking of things can be counted. Less sugar; fewer cups of coffee. And whatever you do, don’t use went when you should have said gone, as in, “I should have went to church Sunday.” People won’t say anything to you if you make that mistake, but almost to a person, they will be saying to themselves, “Oh my goodness.” Finally, and this one is admittedly tough, try to use the irregular verbs, lie and
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even worse than showing up late for an interview or using profanity. Hard to believe, but that’s what they said. No matter what audience you are addressing, unless it is a bunch of “hip” kids, bad grammar will impress listeners negatively. While it might be considered cool to use improper grammar in some quarters, in most situations, it matters. It matters a lot. Take personal relationships as just one example. Bad grammar is a turnoff. It’s the linguistic equivalent of having ketchup on your chin. Don’t do it! Don’t say “don’t” when you should say “doesn’t”, as in, “She don’t care about us.” Don’t say “I’m going to bring potato salad to the pot luck supper.” You take things to the supper. You bring the dishes back. Bring
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GCVAA quilt square displayed on barn at Phillips family farm Johnny and Linda Phillips had a beautiful quilt square installed on their barn this past summer. The red, blue, and yellow “Star Plus 2” was painted by the Gibson County Visual Art Association. The pattern was
selected by Linda who has a great collection of quilts old and new. Linda and Johnny have quilts from their parents, grandparents, and greatgrandparents, and Linda is an accomplished quilter
herself. Linda also does beautiful counted cross stitch embroidery which can be seen throughout the beautiful country home. The quilt square on the barn has been dedicated to the memory of Linda’s
Nomadic cook returns from page 1 when I try to bite them. I collect cookbooks from everywhere. There’s even one written in 1906, by an ex-slave that is fascinating. As she writes the recipes, she tells about their life and how they grew, preserved, and cooked their food.” “But now I have settled down and my husband loves my cooking. First he got a taste of my chicken salad sandwiches and I knew he was hooked. He also has a
real liking for my meatballs, barbecued flank steak, Swiss steak, salmon, cherry pie, apple pie, Dreamsicle cake, and German chocolate cake. And don’t let him get a whiff of cheesecake. It’s gone if he knows it’s around. I even tricked him in Memphis into eating calamari and he liked it.” “The secret of all this cooking and eating is that it must be fresh and never from a can or box; homemade is the secret,” said Holt. “Jerry’s
grandson, Pierce Holt, gets up at 5 a.m. before school to come to our house and have breakfast and coffee. Lots of breakfast; lots of coffee, lots of cheese biscuits. Throw in a half pound of bacon and some orange juice and he’s ready to waddle off to school. I spend 80-percent of my time in the kitchen and love every minute of it. Just thinking about the approaching Thanksgiving meal gets me ready to start cooking now.”
mother, Jerry Ann Langston, who was an avid quilter. The Johnny and Linda Phillips Farm is on Ed McDonald Rd in Dyer. Johnny comes from a farm family and continued the farming tradition. He farms close to 3000 acres. Linda says she has always been a farmer’s wife. She and Johnny have been married 37 years and are proud grandparents of two granddaughters and two grandsons. Linda babysits her four-year old granddaughter five days a week and her twoyear old grandson spends one day a week with her. She loves being a grandparent. Coming from Yorkville on Highway 77, the quilt square is easy to spot. Take the 45W bypass and exit to Yorkville, the barn can be spotted on the right about three miles down from the exit.
Dyer orders security cameras from page 1 owns rental properties in town and frequently has water turned on to clean properties before new tenants move in. Bell had the water turned on at one of his properties for seven days and received a bill for over 4,000 gallons of usage. Bell doesn’t believe that he used near this much water and that the meter must have been misread. Tracy Taylor, Municipal Clerk, advised the board that the meter had been read several times and there was no evidence to show that Bell had not used the water. A motion was made by alderman Robert Johnson and seconded by alderman Chris Younger to adjust Bell’s bill to zero usage. The board approved the measure. During the mayor’s report, Thompson informed the board that he had spoken with Barker Brothers Waste regarding picking up limbs as an additional service. Barker Brothers currently provides this service to Gibson County. They offer weekly and bi-weekly pick up. Barker Brothers will submit a bid for each. Thompson also informed the board that he had been approached by Gary Paschall regarding a piece of property at the corner of Ashley Street and Madison Street. Paschall would like to give this property to the city. After discussion, the board decided not to accept the property from Paschall. Thompson informed the board that he received a letter from Dyer School regarding an ad for the school annual.
A motion made by alderperson Judy Baker and seconded by alderman Roger Gray to buy a half page ad in the Dyer School annual was approved by the board. Thompson advised that he had received several complaints from citizens. Some calls regarded the condition of the old buildings downtown. Other calls were regarding high grass around town. Baker and alderman Nathan Reed added that if the buildings downtown are not in violation of any city code, there’s nothing that the city can do; it’s up to the property owners to maintain the aesthetic value of their property. Reed mentioned that there is a long, slow process for making the downtown area look better. It would involve getting the Dyer Industrial Development Board involved and creating a Downtown District. This would make the city eligible for some grants. In department reports, the Fire Chief Roger Worrell advised that the department has recently had problems with “scratchiness” in the firefighters’ radios. The problem seems to be with the repeater. Area Wide Communications advised that the problem is either an antenna or a cable. Worrell advised that the problem must be fixed to ensure communication between firefighters. In the Police Department report, Chief Brad Lindsey stated that Hunter Cotham will be attending the police academy in January. In the Street Department report, Steven Tucker advised that he is still
MADD plans from page 1 about talking to your children about alcohol. “Finally, we would like to plan a project that will help with awareness during the holiday season in conjunction with MADD’s Tie One On for Safety campaign. But none of this will be possible without
your help. Please join us to find out how you can make a difference,” Lancaster said. For further information you may call Linda at 4875535 or Shirley after 2 p.m. at 855-2700. Michelle Rozell, coordinator of MADD Volunteer Resources, can be reached at 615-360-8055.
waiting on a price for radios for the street department. In the Finance Department report, City Recorder Jason Griggs informed the board that Alexander Thompson Arnold would be auditing the city’s records. Griggs also stated that 12 to 13 applications had been received for the city park position and the board would need to meet and look through the applications and decide on candidates to interview. Alderperson Bitsy Gilliland asked for a park committee meeting to be held on October 15, at 6:30 p.m. Griggs also read a letter from Tammie Wade in which she asked the board to run water service to 404 South Main, which will be the new location for her business. A motion made by Johnson and seconded by Baker to provide water service to 404 South Main Street was approved by the board. Griggs also stated that there is an office at Dyer City Hall that is completely full of antiquated office equipment. Griggs stated that he would like to dispose of this equipment because it is of no value or use to anyone and is taking up space. The board approved a measure to allow the Griggs to dispose of the equipment as he sees fit. In the Water and Sewer report, supervisor William Caton informed the board that he needed to order new liners for the dewatering sludge box at the waste water plant. Caton would like to purchase ten liners. The board approve the purchase of ten liners for the dewatering sludge box. In committee reports, Gilliland asked that the security cameras for the
park be bought as soon as possible to help with the current problems at the park. Police Chief Brad Lindsey stated that he needed to bring someone in to help that is knowledgeable about this type of equipment. Lindsey stated that the digital video recorder would need to be remotely used off site and this was beyond his knowledge of security equipment. In the Water and Sewer Committee report, Thompson advised that the city is still waiting for a part to be delivered to complete the pista grit system at the wastewater plant that will complete the sewer grant improvements. In the Street Committee report, Johnson mentioned that the city had previously approved two valves to be installed in the water distribution system. One valve has been successfully installed and the city needs to install the second valve. Johnson stated that the city cannot currently cut off water in the downtown area and that we should be able to do this before construction on the new bank is completed. Johnson stated that the fire department had requested that the fire hydrant by the bank be moved. This should also be completed as soon as possible. The hydrant could be put in the state right-ofway. Concerning unfinished business, the board approved on second and final reading Ordinance 2012-211 (An Ordinance to Regulate Medium Speed Vehicles). Alderman Chris Younger stated that he would like to see the city board budget money to fix the cracks in the tennis courts at the park.
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QUILT SQUARE - Linda Phillips, John Carter Phillips (grandson), and Johnny Phillips had a beautiful quilt square installed on their barn this past summer. The quilt pattern is called ‘Star Plus 2’ and was painted by the Gibson County Visual Art Association.
The Fire Department received a grant for equipment. The Police Department received a grant for equipment. The Fire Department has a new building to house their equipment. The City Board received a grant for the improvements at the Waste Water Department. We’ve gotten new roofs installed on the Water Department and Waste Water buildings. We worked with the County Mayor’s office to obtain a grant for the Expo Center. We’ve improved the City Park by getting the walking track resurfaced.
In the past 4 years, the City of Dyer obtained more than $720,000 in grant money, which has helped fund these improvements. During my time as Mayor, I have had a great working relationship with the City Board, City employees, and the engineer and grant writer working with the City. If you’ll honor me with another term, I’ll look forward to working for you and with you. A vote for Sam Thompson will be a vote to continue Dyer’s progress, to seek new industry and support our established businesses, and to keep our hometown a great place to live.
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Sunday School for Shut-Ins When youâ€™re ready, please read Amos 8:9. God described the evil bunch of them. They just canâ€™t wait to get their grubby hands on the last dollar someone else has. Theyâ€™d pretended to worship, but their hearts arenâ€™t there because they are thinking about and itching for the next day. Theyâ€™re wishing for the day after worship, so they can carry on their business. They have time for themselves and time to make money, but no time for the Lordâ€™s day. The last sentence of verse 5 is describing their cheating. That was how they had caused the humble ones to lose their land. (Amos 8:4-5) â€œThese know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy.â€? 2 Timothy 3:1-2 Scripture warns everyone not to go home with, nor take home such attitudes. They had taken advantage of the poor and trampled the helpless and mocked the humble. These were the evil ones God was speaking to. (Amos 2:70) Amos explained the reasons for their greed. They
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were oppressing human beings so that the helpless were purchased for silver. These people were the poor people who couldnâ€™t survive and pay the elevated deceitful prices. Rather than die of starvation, they became hired hands in order to stay alive. Parents did this because anything was better than watching their loved starve to death. What can God do for his own? (Isaiah 41: 17-20) The poor would come to buy food (or wheat), from the evil bunch that had turned from God. Since the evil people in Israel and other regions were oppressing the people who were trying to do right, our God Jehovah couldnâ€™t pass over their sin and allow them to curse others over and over. We see the New Testament picture of Matthew 21:12. God is fed up! He is angry when His people are mistreated. (see Matthew 16:1-4) The evil ones had falsified the scales. (Amos 8:4 -8) But as we see the poor taking off their shoes, we can hear God saying to Moses, â€œTake off your shoes. For the place you stand is holy ground.â€? (Exodus 3:5) God sent Moses. Will he do it again?
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Kenton News by Cindy Lamar The Kenton Youth Center was the site of the annual PrimroseRing family reunion recently. Out-of-state family members joining the 60 â€œlocalâ€? attendees were: Douglas and Geraldine Boulton of Ripley, KY, Pam Meyers of Kevil, KY, and Gaye Sale and William McFarland of Dallas, TX. As expected, everyone enjoyed a most delicious meal together along with an afternoon of catching up on family news before participating in the familyâ€™s annual auction wherein small items were auctioned to help pay the expenses of next yearâ€™s reunion. The many photos taken provide wonderful pictorial memories for everyone. Amanda and Michael McAlister joined over 105,000 other football fans in Knoxville on Saturday to watch SEC rivals, Tennessee Volunteers take on the Alabama Crimson Tide. Although the Vols suffered another loss, being in Neyland Stadium and experiencing firsthand many of the
Volsâ€™ traditions made for a memorable trip. Richard â€œRedâ€? Barnes continues to do quite well in the University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham following his successful kidney transplant surgery. He and his wife, Sheila are grateful to all their fellow Kentonians and others for their many prayers and expressions of love and support and look forward returning home in the near future. Food for thought: â€œAnother week is gone,â€? She said, â€œtheyâ€™re passing by faster each year.â€? â€œIt seems as though the hours in the day, are growing less I fear.â€? Just then a voice from deep within spoke to her heart to say: â€œTime may seem shorter but the main thing is, how you spend it every day.â€? Prayer list: Richard Barnes, T.F. Callins, Annette Barron, Tony Lambert, Dewey Bradley, Charles Emrich, Eddie Carroll, Liam Sims, Jerry Williams, Pam and Terry Sweat, Paul Hughes, Ronnie Lamar, Jesse and Elaine Davidson, Carol and Bobby Primrose, Doris and Sam Weatherly, and Racine Hodges.
From the Preacherâ€™s Desk By Jerry Bell A few evenings ago, as I watched the beautiful fall sun sink down behind banks of golden fleece in the western sky, I did not wonder where it went. While I have never been in the far west, I know that certain lands are there. Others have told me about their Adventures to missionary lands on the other side of our world. I know that the sun has gone and night is coming, but it is only for a short period of time. Darkness may enshroud the world about me, but I am not dismayed, for, piercing through the night comes that gleam of knowledge â€“ the dawn will come and sun will rise again! There is another land I look to in the sunset of life. I have never seen it, but it is a land of more abiding reality than any of these far-off lands beyond the horizon. This land beyond the sunset â€“ this land of immortality, this blessed country of the soul, is the one thing I know with a certain and unshakable knowledge. I may not always be certain about the things of this world, but that world â€“ it is always clear to me. Death is not the end!. It is
rather the beginning. Death is not the master of the house, but only the porter who opens to the godly life, the gate to the Kingâ€™s palace. Life is not a land-locked lake with three score years and ten as its boundaries. â€œThe days of our years are three score and ten (70); and if by reason of strength they be four-score years (80) yet is their strength labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly Away. Who knoweth the power of thine anger; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away. Who knoweth the power of thine anger; even according to thy fear, so is thy wrath. So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.â€? (Psalms 90:1012). Some have lived to be over 100 years of age. The life span of men and women in the U.S.A. today may face the sunset with anticipation and joy. We should not fear the darkness as the sun sinks into the west, but look forward to the sunshine of life beyond the grave! If I can be of any service to you, please send me an email at jdonbell59@gmail. com or phone me at 6657122.
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The Grapevine By Sarah Skinner Regular service was held at St. Paul Sunday morning. Pastor Pounds delivered the message and the mass choir provided the music. It was reported the attendance was down quite a bit. Several families were not present. Immediately after morning service, Rev. and Mrs. Pounds, Minister Timothy White, several of the choir members, Joe Johnson and Yolonda Banks traveled to Solomon Chapel M. B. Church near Ridgely TN for their annual homecoming service. Rev. Pounds delivered the message and the mass choir provided the music. Cathy Bailey and I accompanied the many parents, family, friends, and supporters of the GCHS Band to Austin Peay University in Clarksville, TN Saturday. We are very proud of our GCHS Band; they won first
place in their division, 4 A, and third place in the finals, competing against10 other bands. Of course we thought they should have won first place. We spent the night in Clarksville and returned Sunday afternoon. Steve and Cathy Bailey visited their nephew in Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville last week. Steve and Kim Bailey went to Vanderbilt Hospital Thursday and carried Bruce and Molly Bailey home in Huntingdon. They had been staying with their son while he was taking chemo and radiation treatments. Steve went home to Iowa Friday night. We wish Minister Timothy happy birthday. Remember the sick, bereaved, and less fortunate in your prayers. God bless and have a good week.
Rutherford 1st Baptist By Katherine Blankenship Some members of my Sunday school class went out to eat andattended the play at Nite ite Theater that our own Kelly Tucker starred in. We all enjoyed the night out. Sunday morning Bro. Jason introduced â€œHasseâ€? of the tater family to the children during their special time. We adults have enjoyed meeting all of the tater head family. During quiet time, Susan McCullor played, â€œGreat is Thy Faithfulness.â€? Bro. Jason preached from Romans 1:7-15 â€œPray for Others.â€? Billy Griffin sang â€œThrough it Allâ€? for special music.
Some members of my Sunday school class went out to eat and attended the play at Nite Lite Theater that our own Kelly Tucker starred in . We all enjoyed the night out. Can you believe it is already time to start working on the Christmas Cantata! It looks like we will have Those having birthdays this week: Tonya Raybon, Chloe Bell, and Jo Ella Luna. Something to ponder â€“ â€œWeâ€™ll get more from a sermon if we learn to listen as a Christian instead of a critic.â€? If you are looking for a friendly place to worship, you are welcome at 1st Baptist. Until next week â€“ God bless.
Keely Mill by Dianne Hamlin Our Sunday school hour began with everyone standing and singing the hymn, â€˜Count Your Many Blessings.â€™ Scott Fields opened us in prayer. We all dismissed to our classes. Christy Skelton opened the adult class in prayer then did a good job teaching us our Sunday school lesson â€˜Living Without Fearâ€™ from 1 Peter 3:13-22. Nancy Margadonna led our closing prayer. We extend a special invitation to those who would enjoy being a part of our Sunday school hour. Our Sunday morning worship hour began with Elaine Fields playing the piano and Mike Fields and the church choir leading us in our offertory hymn â€˜Face to Face.â€™ Rejoice in the Lord always. Bro. Steve welcomed everyone and made many announcements. Smiles, hugs and handshakes were shared with one another during our time of meet and greet. We welcome and thank the Lord for our visitors. T he church choir then led us in the hymn, â€˜There is Power in the Blood.â€™Childrenâ€™s church was dismissed to Jennifer Fields. Bro. Steveâ€™s morning
message â€˜A Responsible Christianâ€™ was from Ezekiel 3:1-5. Mike Fields dismissed services in prayer as the hymn, â€˜Just as I Am,â€™ was sung. Our Discipleship Training hour began with the hymn, â€˜When We All Get to Heaven.â€™ Scott Fields led us in our opening prayer. Mike Fields did a good job teaching us our lesson â€˜Comfort For Lifeâ€™s Sorrowsâ€™ from Matthew 5:4. Those who mourn are blessed, for they will be comforted. Our Sunday night worship hour began with Mike Fields leading us in the hymn, â€˜Heavenly Sunlight.â€™ Bro. Steve welcomed everyone. We had a time of prayer requests and then a time in prayer for these requests. Bro. Steveâ€™s message â€˜Godâ€™s Loveâ€™ was from Romans 5:6-11. Mike Fields dismissed services in prayer as the hymn, â€˜His Way With Theeâ€™ was sung. We thank Stan and Kim Clark for inviting the church family to their home on Friday night. Everyone who attended enjoyed a church family cookout, many games and a fun hayride. Pray for your church and your church family this week. Read your Bibles and invite someone to church.
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Well, I suppose this has become a monthly column, but here I am again! The fall colors are beautiful to behold. I am personally thankful to live in an area of our great country that shows out God’s handiwork through beautiful colors during the fall. And speaking of seasons, I’m reminded of something I heard in a sermon recently. Several of our church members were present to hear a sermon by Rev. Derold Doughty of Mattoon, IL when he preached at the
5-YEAR EMPLOYEES - Dyer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center recently recognized its 5-year 15-YEAR EMPLOYEES - Dyer Nursing and employees. They are Judy Rinks, Lindsay Moore, Rehabilitation Center recently recognized its 15-year and Teresa Lozier. employees. They are Mary Valentine and Amy Mills.
Lowrance Chapel by Regina Inman Greetings from Lowrance Chapel. As I write this, I am sitting on the front porch enjoying this glorious fall day. Fall is truly upon us and the Lord provided us with a beautiful day to worship him. Brother Johnny Meadows led our song service Sunday morning as Brother Mark Paschall was in Atlanta, GA for his nephew’s wedding. Brother Adam Leke taught the Bible class at 10:15. Our lesson was “The Plan of Salvation.” The plan of salvation as given by the apostle Peter on the Day of Pentecost in Acts 2 is still applicable in our lives today. Brother Leke also preached the sermon at the hour of worship. His topic was “Knowledge Leads to Action.” He incorporated many powerful verses into his sermon, but the one that stood out the most was 1 Peter 4:17-19 which says, judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God? (Verse 18) And if the righteous scarcely be saved where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear? This is just an excerpt from these 3 verses. I encourage you to turn to these verses and read them for yourself. This is really “food for thought.” Brother Virgil Roberts and Brother Cecil Harris presided over the Lord’s table as we remembered the death, burial, and resurrection of our Savior by partaking of the Lord’s Supper. Brother Dakota conducted
the song service Sunday afternoon and Brother Benny McVay presented the lesson taken from the parables of Jesus. In Matthew 22 Jesus recounts the parable of the wedding banquet. Everyone is offered an invitation. It is up to us whether we accept or not. Several of the members attended the gospel meeting at Locust Grove Church of Christ where Brother Justin Paschall was preaching last week. The students in our homeroom class at GCHS, where I am a teacher’s assistant, brought the most food for the Carl Perkin’s Center and won a pizza party. Everyone had a really great time. There were no birthdays this week, but one anniversary, Adam and LaKeyda Leke on October 22. We want to extend our sympathy to Glenn Griffin, whose grandmother, Mildred Blackburn, passed away. Max Betts is in the hospital at LeBonheur. He loves to get cards. He will be there at least another week. The address is: Max Betts, Room 1108, LeBonheur Medical Center, 50 N. Dunlap, Memphis, TN 38103. On the prayer list is Max Betts, Sister Jean Belle, Brother James White, and Sister Barbara Wiley. Our speaker next week will be Brother James Marcus. You are always welcome at our services, Sundays at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. and Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. Thought for the week: Life is fragile, handle with prayer.
Golden Agers by Virginia Burgess October 17 brought 12 faithful members to the First Baptist Fellowship Hall. Some of our members were attending the Fall Jubilee in Ridgecrest. N.C. Afterward there was food, fellowship and camaraderie, and prayer. Concerns were expressed for Imogene and James Barron, Faye Jackson, J.B. Freeze, Mrs. Abbott, Danny Morgan, Vamessa Orr, the Hicks family, Pete and Mae Somners, Danny McKnight with Kenneth McEwen
leading the prayer. Kenneth McEwen led the group in singing “Amazing Grace.” Bro. DeWayne led the devotional choosing as his topic, “What causes common stress?” Many causes were cited.Don’t fall into a state of depression, but remember God is always there to help. I Peter 5:7 challenges us to cast our anxiety on Christ. God is always on time. Bro. DeWayne dismissed with prayer.
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Bethpage News By Joyce Brown What a beautiful day in the neighborhood! The Master Painter has been at work adding the brilliant colors of fall. A good crowd came out for services at Bethpage. We were blessed to have Bro. Ed Marbury and his lovely wife Ms. Helen with us. The Jenkins boys, Hayden and Conner had recent birthdays and along with Ann Huffine were recipients of the happy birthday song. Janice and Tina played “In Him Alone” during quiet time and call to worship was “Holy Ground.” Offertory music was “For God So Loved The World”. Bro. Ed preached from John 14:15-31 on the Subject, “Loving the Lord.” Sunday night his sermon title was “Unrealized Service for the Christian.” His text was Matthew 25:31-46. Charles sang a special “Beulah Land.” Our plate offering today was to contribute to the Missionary house being built by Tennessee WMU in Mt. Juliet. We collected a sizable donation to add to the cause. Thanks to all who gave for this worthy cause. Just ask any missionary that has been
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Study is about to change, as we are about to finish “Understanding the Spiritual Realm.” The new study promises to be exciting and informative as we tackle the subject “Why We Do What We Do.” If you have ever questioned why Apostolic Pentecostals act, dress, or live like we do, this would be a great time to check out our Wednesday night Bible study. Our pastor and his wife escaped to Illinois this past weekend and we missed them very much. However, there was a bit of nostalgia as we enjoyed a visit from the Rev. Steven Clenney family. He preached both Sunday morning and Sunday night, and Sis. Clenney and the two little ones sang for us Sunday night! It is always pleasant to see long-time friends. We hope you enjoy the fall weather, and that you can get out and vote for the candidate of your choice! And please do come and see us. Although it is autumn, our church is experiencing spring and new life is popping up everywhere! God bless, and thanks for reading!
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Community Calendars BETHEL BAPTIST TRUNK OR TREAT Bethel Baptist Church is having a chili supper/hay ride/ trunk or treat on Wednesday, October 31st from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 12 Baseline Road in Yorkville. MASON HALL AREA WATCH TO MEET The Mason Hall Community Watch Board will meet in the Community Center on October 29, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. DYER SCHOOL â€˜PINK OUTâ€™ Thursday night, October 25th, join the â€˜Pink Outâ€™ at the Dyer Junior High School celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Dyer teams will be playing their first basketball game of the season versus Trenton. There will be lots of pink. Come out and support these young people and show your support to the Dyer School Relay For Life. SALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH RELAY FOR LIFE-2ND ANNUAL FIELD OF FLAGS American flags honoring Veterans and those currently serving in the military will be displayed at Salem United Methodist Church in recognition of their service to our country. In addition this year we will recognize another group of individuals who serve us on a regular basis and deserve our support; any emergency personnel including firefighters, paramedics, first responders, etc. These individuals play a vital role in providing safety and protection for our communities. A donation of $25 to Salem Relay for Life Team will reserve a flag in memory or honor to be displayed from November 3 thru November 17. Please contact Debbie McDaniel at 731-414-8773 or Tabby Workman at 731-446-4092 or any Church member to reserve a flag or for more information. Your donation will show support for these individuals and contribute to the fight against cancer. ZUMBATHON There will be a Zumbathon at Spring Hill School on October 27, 2012. It will be from 10-12. Child Care will be provided and door prizes will be available. The cost is $10. The event is sponsored by the parents of the eighth grade class of 2013. For more info call Carissa Burkett at 731-694-2429 or Dana Webb at 559-4277.
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It was such a beautiful day on Sunday and I hope you enjoyed the weather and your worship experience. Our numbers were down a bit due to several of our band members away for a competition, but they were back for the evening service and for the Christmas program that is coming along. Our call to worship was taken from Hebrews 9:2728 and we were challenged to make our lives count by sharing the love that changed the world. Jimmy Winters shared that we shouldnâ€™t get off course by busying ourselves with things that donâ€™t really matter. He also gave the children an interesting quiz about some Bible facts. Did you know that Psalm 117 was the shortest chapter, Psalm 118 was the center of the Bible and Psalm 119 was the longest chapter? Bro. Chris Marksâ€™ message was entitled â€œLife is Short; Make it Count.â€? It was taken from James 4:1317. It was a very good
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word from the Lord and applicable to each of us. Bro. Chris wrapped up his series on prayer in the evening service. Our homework assignment is to pray for an individual for at least 15 minutes on Monday. Iâ€™ve got a couple people picked out to pray for. We will be having a Harvest Day fellowship next Sunday. Beginning at 5 PM we will have our worship time and then a â€œsoup and sandwichâ€? meal. A hayride and some games are planned to follow. Happy birthday to Trish Davidson and happy anniversary to Bro. Don and Connie on the 23rd. The church recognized Bro. Chris and Bro. Don for â€œPastor Appreciationâ€? month with a love offering. We again want to thank you for all the calls and the prayer support for Bro. Don these past three weeks. He will be back in the pulpit on Sunday and I am looking forward to seeing both him and you in church on Sunday.
Card of Thanks As we look back on the honor and privilege of having served as Grand Marshals of Davy Crockett Days, Sue and I want to thank everyone for their good wishes and support. First, we thank the Lord for blessing us all with good weather, especially on that beautiful Saturday! Thanks to Regions Bank for our reception on Friday evening; to Steve and Jackie Larkin for letting us ride in their convertible in the parade; to the sponsors and contributors of money, time and talents for our Old Time Music Show and other events, and special thanks to the many hardworking volunteers under the capable leadership of Alan Abbott for bringing the 45th annual Davy Crockett Days all together! Joe and Sue Bone
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Glendale, AZ - Dr. Bobby (Bob) Moore, a champion and awesome man of God, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, October 17, 2012. He was 69 years old. Bob graduated from Palmer Chiropractic College in 1967. After his graduation he changed direction and went into full time ministry. He traveled the U.S. and was used mightily in the charismatic movement. After 10 years of traveling, he decided to settle down in Junction City, Kansas. There he planted a church, a Christian School and a Bible College. He obtained a doctorate in theology. Ten years later he moved to Phoenix. He then had a successful chiropractic practice until 2005. He also returned to his childhood passion for horses and helped his sons to excel in competition. He retired from his practice and felt called back into the ministry again. He and his
wife, Louise pastured New Life Church in Glendale, AZ from 2005 â€“ 2012. Bob was diagnosed with aplastic anemia in 2005 and was given a year to live. The doctors said â€œhe defied all medical reasonâ€? and he did. God brought him through miraculously many times. He kept on keeping on no matter what. He was an example of courage and strength to all that knew him. Bob is survived by his wife Louise, his sons David, Daniel, James, his stepchildren Christopher, Andrew, and Elizabeth. He is also survived by his mother Hazel Montgomery and sisters Betty Greggs and Patsy Park, a beloved aunt, Frances Lassiter and Jiselle and Reese, several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his New Life church family who has so faithfully stood by his side. He loved his family and church family very much, and we all loved him. We will miss him a lot but know we will be together again in heaven. A viewing was held at 5 p.m. on Sunday October 21 with the memorial service following at 6 p.m. They were held at Messenger Mortuary at 8555 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd., Scottsdale, Az 85255. The graveside service was at 11:00 a.m. Monday October 22, at Paradise Memorial Gardens at 9300 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260.
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Sports & Education Pioneers face off with Martin Westview BY LORI CATHEY The Gibson County Pioneers lost on the road to Martin Westview in a district contest 41-7. The Pioneers started the game off by receiving the ball first and stating at the 20-yard line. With a good opening drive to the 4-yard line with carries from Markee Brown, Justice Conley, Dustin Murdock and a 41 yard reception by Jake Siler but, the Chargerâ€™s defense forced them to turn it over on downs. With Westview moving the ball down the field, Pioneer Drew Scobey intercepted the ball at the 45-yard line with 5:30 left in the first quarter. Gibson County started the drive
with two great carries from running back Justice Conley to the 32-yard line. The Pioneer offensive line, fired up and determined, opened a huge hole for quarterback Markee Brown for a 32 yard run up the middle for a touchdown. Pioneer kicker Jake Wylieâ€™s extra point was good. Gibson County took a 7-0 lead with 4:41 left in the first quarter. Westview recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown to tie the game at 7 all. The Chargers broke away during the second quarter scoring 14 points. Westview led 21-7 at halftime. Gibson County suffered several injuries to starters, forcing
them out of the game. Westview added 3 more touchdowns in the second half for a 41 to 7 final. Gibson County finished with 144 rushing yards, 5 of 11 for 64 yards passing and 208 total yards of offe nse. Quarterback Markee Brown had 13 carries for 80 yards and a touchdown. GCâ€™s Justice Conley finished with 20 carries for 57 yards and 2 receptions for 9 yards. Senior Dustin Murdock finished with 3 rushes for 7 yards and 1 reception for 9 yards. Jake Siler had 1 catch for 41 yards but had to leave the game due an injury. Drew Scobey had 1 reception for 5 yards and one interception.
FIRST DOWN - The Pioneer offensive line opened up a hole for quarterback Markee Brown to make a first down. Brown had 13 carries for 80 yards and a touchdown. (Photo by Lori Cathey)
THE TAKE DOWN - Gibson County defensive lineman Jake Wylie brings down the Martin running back. Wylie also kicked an extra point during the game. (Photo by Lori Cathey)
A WESTVIEW SANDWICH - Senior Drew Scobey and Mitch Allen sandwich a Martin Westview receiver. Scobey had 1 reception for 5 yards, one interception and several long punts. (Photo by Lori Cathey)
UT Martin one of the best college buys The University of Tennessee at Martin is listed for the seventh consecutive year among Americaâ€™s 100 Best College Buys, a listing compiled by Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc. UT Martin is among three public Tennessee higher education institutions to be listed. To be considered for the designation â€œAmericaâ€™s 100 Best College Buys,â€? an institution must be an accredited, fouryear institution offering bachelorâ€™s degrees. The institution must also offer full residential facilities, including residence halls and dining services. Additionally, the institution must have an entering freshman class in fall 2011 with a high school grade point average and/ or SAT/ACT score equal to or above the national average for entering college freshmen. Also, the out-ofstate cost of attendance in
2012-13 for three quarters or two semesters must be below the national average cost of attendance or not exceed the national average cost by more than 10 percent. Dr. Tom Rakes, UT Martin chancellor, noted that higher education institutions are challenged more than ever to provide an affordable education that prepares students to compete in the global economy. â€œThe universityâ€™s recent recognition for student satisfaction and high graduation rates compared to other state colleges and universities reaffirms the value of a UT Martin degree.â€? The 2011-12 Tennessee Higher Education Fact Book ranked UT Martin first in the state among public universities for student satisfaction and second in the state for the universityâ€™s six-year graduation rate. The listing in Americaâ€™s
Pharmacy technician course offered at DSCC A pharmacy technician course will be offered by UT Martin and Dyersburg State Community College on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 23 â€“ Dec. 13 on the campus of Dyersburg State. This comprehensive 50hour course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Boardâ€™s PTCB exam. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, IV flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, and billing and reimbursement. The registration fee $999 per person, and textbooks and supplies are included. Dyersburg State is located at 1510 Lake Road in Dyersburg, and an exact location and class
times will be given upon registration. To register, contact ECOS at 731-8817082, or register online at http://www.utm. edu/departments/ecce/ nondegree/home.php.
100 Best College Buys is among several independent recognitions for UT Martin during the current academic year. Earlier, UT Martin continued its toptier ranking for southern masterâ€™s institutions in the 2013 edition of Americaâ€™s Best Colleges, compiled by U.S.News & World Report. Also, The Princeton Review named UT Martin among â€œThe Best Southeastern
Collegesâ€? for 2013, the 10th consecutive year for the university to earn this designation. More recently, UT Martinâ€™s Master of Business Administration program was ranked a top-20 â€œBest Buyâ€? by GetEducated. com and placed on the websiteâ€™s 2012 list of Best Online Master of Business Administration Programs.
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PIONEER PLAYER OF THE WEEK â€“ Drew Scobey has been named the Pioneer Player of the Week. Scobey, a senior, is a defensive back, receiver and punter. He had six tackles, one interception on defense and one pass break up. The Pioneer Player of the Week is sponsored by Farmers & Merchants Bank, Rutherford, a branch of Farmers and Merchants Bank of Trezevant. F&M assistant vice president Blake Smith presented Scobey with a special game ball.
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Classifieds-Real Estate-Legals Classified Deadline: Friday, 5 p.m. Cost: $6.00 Minimum charge for 20 words or less (After 20, add 25-cents per word.) Classifieds must be paid in advance. This includes yard sales.
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Auction LENDER OWNED PROPERTY AUCTION 12,217+/- sf Warehouse/ Showroom Commercial Building 1070 Highland Ave, Jackson, TN Thursday, October 25th @ 1pm www. auctionEbid.com Auction Management Corporation 770-980-9565 TNAL#4570 / 10% BP (TnScan) -----------------------------------CIVIL WAR RELICS & GUNS Confederate Relics – Firearms - Colt Revolvers – Swords – Kepi - Winchester Rifles – Saddles Absolute Auction: Nov. 3rd See Catalog Online Now & Bid www.ColtGunAuction.com or www.HudginsAuctions. com (866) 483-4467 FL5232 (TnScan)
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COMMUNITY CLOSET Yorkville, TN
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HOUSE FOR SALE OR RENT ($350 per month) 202 Jordan Street, Rutherford. 3 BR/1 BA, kitchen, dining room, den. Call 665-7229. -------------------------------FOR RENT – 2 BR, 1 BA apartment. Large rooms, plenty of storage space. Call 731-445-7608 – 900 Sam Davis, Dyersburg, TN.
DANNY EAST HOME SERVICES Interior- Exterior Paint • Leaky Faucets • Leaky Roofs • Broken Windows • Ceiling Fans & much more Most all household repairs and upgrades. • Licensed and Insured 665-6292 or 731-612-8427 -----------------------------------
YARD SALE Six family yard sale. 118-B Green Valley Rd., Trenton on Friday October 26th from 8:00 a.m. - ? and Saturday October 27th from 7:00 - ? Adults and children’s clothes, glass, shoes, household items, toys and a lot of misc. items. 8554879 --------------------------------YARD SALE Saturday, Oct. 27, 8:00 a.m. until ? 650 E. College St. Dyer. Cast iron cookware, Wilton cake decorating sets, foldable high chair, furniture, home décor, little girl’s clothes.
SENIOR APARTMENTS Meals, utilities, housekeeping, and cable included. Call for free lunch and tour. 731-661-0095. HOUSE FOR RENT 3 bedroom, 1 bath, large rooms, deposit $150 Rent $450 month. 513 S. Poplar St. in Kenton. Call 7316095912.
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Lot For Sale BEAUTIFUL LOT FOR SALE Level lot, water, sewer, electric ready on blacktop road. Ok for double wide. 116 West St. (See picture on Googlemanp Rutherford TN 38369 865-386-7451. $7,777 tfn
BECOME A DIRECTV DEALER: Looking for Tennessee businesses to sell DIRECTV at events, D2D or retail. Training provided. Great compensation structure. Contact email@example.com for details. (TnScan) --------------------------------DIVORCE WITH OR WITHOUT children $99.00. Includes name change and property settlement agreement. SAVE hundreds. Fast and easy. Call 1-888733-7165, 24/7 (TnScan) -------------------------------PROMOTIONAL PRICES START AT $19.99 a month for DISH for 12 months. Call Today and ask about Next Day Installation. 800-2590390 (TnScan)
For Sale FOR SALE BY OWNERS 2 bedroom, 2 bath, brick home on 1.5 acres in country outside of Rutherford near China Grove area. 2 car garage and 30 x 40 shop. Call 665-6960. SAWMILLS FROM ONLY $3997.00- Make/ Save Money with your own bandmill- Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free Info/DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills. com 1-800-578-1363 Ext. 300N (TnScan)
The Tri-City Reporter deadline is Friday @ 5 p.m. SEEKING OPHTHALMIC TECH
ACCEPTING RESUMES CNC Machine Operators who are able to perform process changeovers and troubleshooting with minimal supervison/assistance. The ideal candidate will have the ability to recognize and solve some non-routine problems. Must be able to bend, turn, twist, and lift up to 60 lbs. unassisted. Must be able to stand for 8+ hours. Qualifications: 3+ years CNC experience, ability to read micrometers, calipers, gauges and blueprints. 2nd and 3rd shifts available. Salary plus benefits. Send resume to: Wisconsin Motors, 10 Industrial Drive, Dyer, TN 38330.
Two Doctor practice seeking individual to be trained as an ophthalmic technician. Applicant must posses computer skills, basic math knowledge and the ability to perform intricate manual skills. Send Resume to:
Ophthalmic Tech PO Box 88 Trenton, TN 38382
NHC has a part time position available. We prefer previous work experience in a health care or hotel setting. Individual must be dependable, cooperative, caring, and exhibit a positive attitude. Applications will be accepted M-F 9:00 to 5:30 for position. Apply in person at:
447R South Main Street • Dyer, TN
SATURDAY, OCT. 27 • 9:00 AM PARTIAL LISTING: Betsy Ross Mini Electric Sewing Machine-runs good •JC Hardins Milk Bottle •Cedar Chest •Gas Fish Fryer •Mini Radio Flyer Wheel Barrow •Child’s Rocker •Memorial Flag Holder •Rain Stick •Royal Haeger Ceramic Chicken •Kenmore Gas Range •Nice Table w/4 Chairs •Western Saddle •2 TN Motorcycle License Plates (1958 & 1962) •Old Hames w/Brass Knobs •Coton Scale w/2Peas •Ice Tongs •Laser Level •4’ Level •Tractor Drawbar •Engine Hoist •Lawn Aerator •Lots of interesting Books •Lots of like new DVDs-unused •Shark Steamer Cleaner •Pyrex Dishes •Welch Mantle Clock •Smaller Battery Clocks •Hammers •Kitchen Aid Bread Mixer •Companion Parts Washer Cabinet w/2 Drawers of Tools •Shop Vac Ultra 8 Gal. Vacuum •Hand Saws KEEP WATCHING AUCTIONZIP FOR PICTURES & INFORMATION
AUCTIONS ON MAIN
Gary Paschall 731-414-8688
NO BUYERS PREMIUMS GL 5777
Larry Paschall 731-643-7138
PUBLIC AUTO AUCTION Saturday, Oct. 27 • 9 a.m. 294 Anglin Lane, Jackson, TN THIS IS OUR BI-MONTHLY SALE OF AUTO, TRAILERS, 4-WHEELERS, MISC. TOOLS & ETC. CONSIGNMENTS NOW BEING ACCEPTED If you have any equipment you would like to sell Call Rick at 731-467-1842 See website for Terms & Listings. www.hinsonauctions.com Buyer’s Premium Applies Inspection On Site Friday 9-5 • Check in Mon – Thurs 9-4, Friday 8-3 NO ITEM CHECK IN DAY OF SALE
ALFORD’S TIRE SERVICE 574 N. Main, Dyer
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THP urges motorists to watch out for deer on highways The Tennessee Highway Patrol cautions motorists to watch out for deer on or near
the roadways this fall season. An increase in deer-related crashes is likely during the
Marriages Frankie D. Coleman of Humboldt and Lucy Mae Jones Hines of Humboldt Anthony Wayne Baird of Milan and Tamara Kay Williams Emison of Bells Adrian Dewayne Doaks of Humboldt and Brittanie Amber Walk of Humboldt Thomas Hall Crutchfield of Humboldt and Jennifer Lynn Johnson Wood of Humboldt Justin Lee Ewell of Dyer and Rachel Dawn Ramey of Trenton Joshua Wayne Mullins of Humboldt and Andrea Lyn Kyle of Humboldt Christopher Alan Keylon of
Martin and Donna Michelle Berry DePriest of Bradford Roy Lee Smith of Humboldt and Ashley Marie Maitland Kolwyck of Humboldt Justin Cameron Bolin of Milan and Sabrina Elizabeth Offill of Milan Thomas William Cunningham of Humboldt and Racheal Elizabeth Borchardt of Humboldt Jason Wilkens Jones of Rutherford and Heather Nicole Scruggs of Trenton Dustin Langford McCartney of Bradford and Tojuanna Elaine Satterwhite of Bradford
Property Transfers June Luckey Batchelor to Clifton B. Davis and wife, Laconda Davis – Humboldt Mark D. Klinzing to Terry E. Gill and wife, Marilyn Gill – 3rd CD Susan P. Wallace to William H. Pitt, Jr. and wife, Nancy C. Pitt – 13th CD Mary Jane Morrow, Carolyn C. Mathis and Brenda Cox Sorrell to David K. Riggs and Oakie C. Mullin 7th CD Barry C. Blackburn and William Steven Garner, Co-Executors of the Estate of Billie Frances Garner, to James P. Freeman – 14th and 22nd CDs Timothy Collins and wife, Patsy Collins to Bob C. McCurdy and Suzanne T. McCurdy – 21st CD Tara R. Drone a/k/a Tara R. Summers to Gary Lee Holt and wife, Carol R. Holt – 21st CD D.C. Taylor & Co. to Wally Vernon and wife, Katie Vernon – 7th CD Mark Cruse and wife, Jada Deanne Cruse to Paul Alan Moore – 21st CD Archie Warren Kelley to Gail Darlene Marsh and Timothy D. Waller – 13th CD James Timothy Rogers and wife, Wendy Marie Rogers to Marvin E. Shell and wife, Vickie G. Shell – 12th CD Cloyd B. Griffin and wife, Ann Griffin to Donnie R. Talley and wife, Teresa Carol Talley – 14th CD David B. Dycus and wife, Kathryn A. Dycus to Donnie Talley and wife, Teresa
Carol Talley – 14th CD Donnie R. Talley and wife, Teresa Carol Talley to Cloyd Bates Griffin and wife, Ann Elizabeth Griffin – 14th CD Andrew J. Williams and wife, Elaine B. Williams to J. Antonio Gonzalez and wife, Yolanda Gonzalez – 12th CD Randy Paschall and Vickie Paschall, by and through her Attorneyin-Fact Randy Paschall, to Nicole M. Jones and husband, Keith A. Jones – Medina Dorothy Nell Coleman to Horace DeBerry, Jr. – 4th CD Roy Lee Fisher to Tobin C. Eddlemon and wife, Christy V. Eddlemon 9th CD Karen Ciastko and Marion Hoeppner to Joshua H. Hippert and wife, Kelly A. Hippert – Medina Farmers & Merchants Bank to Steven W. Hicks and wife, Jennifer Hicks – Rutherford Steven S. Rolfe and wife, Tracy A. Rolfe to Beth M. Phelan – Milan Keith Lusk and wife, Kristie Lusk to John Patterson, a life estate and convey the remainder interest unto Lisa Patterson Morgan – 15th CD Jerry F. Smith and wife, Lavern M. Smith to Jacob Bolton, Kristie Lusk and Will Bolton – 13th CD Charles Weaver and wife, Teresa Weaver to Grant A. Beshires and wife, Ashlee Beshires – Medina
months of October through December due to deer mating and hunting season. “Deer pose a danger to motorists throughout the year, but especially in the fall,” THP Colonel Tracy Trott said. “November is typically the worst month for deer-related crashes. It is important to exercise caution, slow down and stay alert in areas where deer are populated.” In Tennessee, between 2007 and 2011, 9.2 percent of deer-related crashes occurred on interstate highways. In 2011, there were 5,644 deerrelated crashes, including 285 that involved injuries and two that were fatal. That was up by 4.2 percent from 5,418 the previous year. However, since 2007, deer-related crashes in Tennessee have increased 5.9 percent. Additionally, State Farm®, the nation’s leading auto insurer, estimates 1.09 million collisions between deer and vehicles occurred in the U.S. between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011. That’s nine percent less than three years earlier. The Department of Safety and Homeland Security
and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency suggest the following tips to help prevent deer-related crashes during peak mating and hunting seasons: Remember that mating season puts deer on the move and deer tend to move at dawn and dusk. • Whenever you see deer cross the road, expect more to follow. Many times, the second or third deer crossing becomes the one that motorists hit. •Be attentive; drive defensively, constantly scanning the roadside, especially at daybreak and dusk. •Do not swerve to avoid contact with deer. This could cause the vehicle to flip or veer into oncoming traffic, causing a more serious crash. Swerving also can confuse the deer as to where to run. •When you spot a deer, slow down immediately. Proceed slowly until you pass that point. •If you do collide with a deer, never approach the injured animal. They are powerful and can cause bodily harm to a human. Report any
NOTICE TO CREDITORS T.C.A. 30-2-306 Estate of ESTATE OF LINDA MAI YOUNG DOCKET: 206303P Notice is hereby given that on the 9th day of October, 2012, Letters Testamentary, in respect of the estate of LINDA MAI YOUNG, deceased, who died September 11, 2012, were issued to the undersigned by the Probate Court of Gibson County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and non-resident, having claims, matured or un-matured, against the estate are required to file same with 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 the 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 first publication (or posting) as described in (1) (A); or (2) Twelve (12) months form the decedents date of death. This the 9th day of October, 2012. Signed: Latta Jean Ward Executor Estate of LINDA MAI YOUNG SHONNA SMITH, CLERK & MASTER By: Paula Hudson, DCM RICAHRD GOSSUM PO BOX 491 TRENTON, TN 38382 (2tp 10/24/12)
deer collision, even if the damage is minor. In the event of a deer crash, move the vehicle as far off the road as possible, and dial *THP (*847) from an available cell phone for assistance. The call will be connected to the nearest THP Communications Center and a State Trooper will
be dispatched to the location. Tennessee law allows deer killed in a collision to be taken and used as food, as long as you contact the nearest TWRA regional office to report the accident within 48 hours. For TWRA regional offices, visit the TWRA website at www. tnwildlife.org
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 November 22, 2004, executed by CASSANDA JO YOUNG WILLIAMS, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, conveying certain real property therein described to ROBERT M WILSON, JR WILSON & ASSOC PLLC as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of Gibson County, on December 3, 2004, as Instrument No. 58891, in Book 832, at Page 11; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, Notice of the Right to Foreclose (“Notice”) was given in compliance with Tennessee law by the mailing a copy of the Notice to the parties at least sixty (60) days prior to the first publication of the Substitute Trustee’s Sale. WHEREAS, the undersigned, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., having been appointed by as Substitute Trustee by instrument filed for record in the Register’s Office of Gibson County, Tennessee NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as Substitute Trustee or its duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on November 14, 2012, 11:00 AM at the Gibson County courthouse door where the foreclosure sales are customarily held At the Gibson County Courthouse, Trenton, TN, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Gibson County, Tennessee, to wit: A certain tract or parcel of land in Gibson County, in the State of Tennessee, described as follows: TRACT 2 Beginning on an iron pin found in the East margin of Highway 45-E, which point is the Northwest corner of Wingo and the Southwest corner of the herein described tract; thence, from the point of beginning, and with the East margin of said highway the following calls: North 11 degrees 13 minutes 38 seconds East 132.96 feet; North 13 degrees 11 minutes 53 seconds East 125.11 feet to the Southwest corner of Leach; thence, with the South line of Leach, then continuing on a new line through Williams, South 86 degrees 51 minutes 11 seconds East 630.35 feet to a point in the centerline of a ditch; thence, with the centerline of said ditch, South 03 degrees 03 minutes 25 seconds East 241.83 feet to the centerline of a smaller drainage ditch; thence, with the centerline of said smaller drainage ditch the following calls: South 79 degrees 49 minutes 23 seconds West 330.30 feet; South 69 degrees 28 minutes 00 seconds West 138.85 feet to an iron pin found at the Southeast corner of Danner, thence, with the East line of Danner, then Wingo, North 14 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West 158.20 feet to Northeast corner of Wingo; thence, with the North line of Wingo, South 83 degrees 40 minutes 00 seconds West 204.59 feet to the point of beginning, containing 4.296 acres. PARCEL# 057-036.03 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 519 HIGHWAY 45 S, BRADFORD, TN 38316. 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): CASSANDA JO YOUNG WILLIAMS AKA CASSANDRA JO WILLIAMS AKA CASSANDRA JO Y WILLIAMS OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: 1). FFPM CARMEL HOLDING L LLC The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., Substitute Trustee 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-9840407 Richardson, TX 75082 Tel: (800) 281-8219 Fax: (866) 681-5002 Registered Agent: CT Corporation System 800 South Gay Street, Suite 2021 Knoxville, TN 37929 Tel: (865) 342-3522 TS#: 10-0143789 FEI # 1006.123735 10/24/2012, 10/31/2012, 11/07/2012
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GC Marching Pioneers win big in Union City competition The GCHS Marching Pioneers competed in the annual Union City Marching Invitational on October 13. They were in Class 4A/large division (Class 3A and 4A) and received the following honors: large division first place percussion, large division
first place color guard, large division third place drum major and Class 4A second place band. Thanks to all of the parents and band supporters for their support in the stands and continued dedication to these students! The band competed in
the Mid-South Marching Invitational at Austin Peay State University on Saturday, October 20. In the preliminary competition they were awarded Class 4A first band, large division and second color guard. In finals, they were ranked third overall.
GCHS PERCUSSION - GCHS percussion captains proudly display their large division first place trophy from the Union City Marching Invitational
MARCHING PIONEER WIN IN UNION CITY COMPETITON - The GCHS Marching Pioneers proudly display their trophies from the Union City Marching Invitational. They are captains Logan Garner and Kacey Baker, drum majors Frankie Hall and Mary Beth Chandler, guard captains Fay Fisk and Shelby Dotson, and percussion captains Brandon Halford, Kari Howard, Logan Bates and Maggie Watson.
GC GUARD - Senior guard captains Fay Fisk and Shelby Dotson accept their large division first place trophy at the Union City Marching Invitational.
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GC DRUM MAJORS - GC drum majors Mary Beth Chandler and Frakie Hall won third place, large division in the Union CIty Marching Invitational.
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GC BAND CAPTAINS - GCHS senior band captains display their second place trophy in Class 4A from the Union City Marching Invitational.
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