OBITS: Eula Bennett Cripps

Eula Bennett Cripps, age 99, of Lancaster, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 11, 2018.  She was born February 15, 1919 to her parents, the late Jack and Lassie Fish Bennett.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William B. Cripps; son, Kenneth Cripps; 2…

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OBIT: Mr. Jimmie Nolen

  Mr. Jimmie Nolen Mr. Jimmie Wilson Nolen, age 69, of Hickman, TN, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Mr. Nolen was born in Lebanon, TN, June 9, 1949 to the late James Mahlon Nolen and Molly Etta Nolen. He was also preceded in death by Two Sisters; Elaine Nolen and Deborah Nolen Crawford.…

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OBIT: Mr. Robert “Cowboy” Hoffman

Mr. Robert “Cowboy” Hoffman Mr. Robert “Cowboy” Hoffman, age 58, of South Carthage, died Friday morning, November 16, at Summit Medical Center in Nashville.  He is survived by: wife, Alicia Hoffman; children, Jillian Hoffman, Rob Hoffman, Scott Hoffman, K. G. Hoffman, Devin Richardson, Kyle Charon, Harley Hoffman, Tater Hoffman and brother, Corky Roberts; 7 grandchildren.…

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OBIT: Mr. Sammy Thomas Rigsby

Mr. Sammy Thomas Rigsby, age 78, of Lebanon died at 4:25 a.m. Tuesday morning November 13, 2018 at his Carver Lane home under the tender care of High Point Hospice. Funeral services were conducted by his pastor Eld. Junior Dickerson assisted by Bro. Billy Smith on Friday afternoon November 16th from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson…

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OBIT: Mr. Robert Pruett

Mr. Robert Pruett, age 78, of Carthage and a longtime resident of the Bloomington Springs Community in Putnam County died at 5:29 a.m. Wednesday morning November 14, 2018 at the Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin where he was admitted from Riverview Regional Medical Center on the 13th. Mr. Hoffman had made his home at the…

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OBIT: Mr. John Donald Lancaster

Mr. John Donald Lancaster, age 76, of Murfreesboro, TN, passed away suddenly on Monday, November 12, 2018. Mr. Lancaster was born in Lancaster, TN, March 29, 1942 to the late Robert James Lancaster and Otha Murray Lancaster. He was also preceded in death by his Sister; Anna Sue Lancaster and Brother; Robert “Bob” A. Lancaster. Mr.…

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EARLY DEADLINES FOR HOLIDAY

EARLY DEADLINES FOR HOLIDAY Next week’s edition (Thanksgiving week) of the Courier will be early. The ad and news copy deadline for the November 22 edition is noon, Friday, November 16. Next week’s edition of the Courier will be placed in the racks on Monday and received in the mail on Wednesday.

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ONE INJURED IN TURKEY CREEK WRECK

ONE INJURED IN TURKEY CREEK WRECK One person was airlifted to a Nashville hospital following a single vehicle wreck on Turkey Creek Highway/Highway 263 at 2:17 p.m., Thursday. Injured in the accident was Peggy J. Kemp, 72, Carthage. Kemp was a passenger in a 1998 Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by Nick T. Willmore, 73,…

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CARTHAGE RESIDENTS ELECT THIRD MAYOR IN 3 ELECTIONS

CARTHAGE RESIDENTS ELECT THIRD MAYOR IN 3 ELECTIONS For the third time in three elections Carthage residents have elected a new mayor. Carthage native Sarah Marie Smith is set to become the town’s newest mayor. Smith narrowly defeated incumbent and first term Mayor Donnie R. Dennis 313 votes to 286 in Tuesday’s Carthage City Election.…

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ONE DEAD, ONE INJURED IN BRUSH CREEK SHOOTING

ONE DEAD, ONE INJURED IN BRUSH CREEK SHOOTING The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) and sheriff’s department are investigating a domestic incident in the Brush Creek community which left a man dead and his wife injured. The two were shot in the incident during an altercation. While the husband was fatally wounded, his wife received…

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