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THE MODEL T THAT GOT AWAY

THE MODEL T THAT GOT AWAY After Bruce Carter’s father sold his cherished 1915 Model T automobile one Sunday afternoon in the mid-1960s, a melancholy feeling overwhelmed the teenager with such force that he would be haunted by the memory for 50 years. “That Model T was something that was really special to him, and…

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KAYAK/CANOE BUSINESS OPEN ON MAIN STREET

KAYAK/CANOE BUSINESS OPEN ON MAIN STREET Kayaking and canoeing are becoming an increasingly popular outdoor recreational activity. Looking to take advantage of a growing industry is Tennessee Kayak and Outdoor Company which recently opened on Main Street in Carthage. The new business offers kayak/canoe services, including half and full day excursions, and is a retail…

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HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATIONS HELD

HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATIONS HELD Graduation was held at Gordonsville High School on Friday night and at Smith County High School on Saturday morning. SEE FULL COLOR PICTURE PAGES IN THIS WEEKS COURIER!

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SMITH COUNTY MAN AMONG ARRESTED

SMITH COUNTY MAN AMONG ARRESTED From the TBI……. Ten Indicted in Putnam County Human Trafficking Operation COOKEVILLE – An undercover human trafficking operation conducted by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Office of the 13th District Attorney General, Cookeville Police Department, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, and Homeland Security Investigations has resulted in the arrest of…

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MAN FACES ARSON CHARGE

MAN FACES ARSON CHARGE A Carthage man is behind bars for allegedly setting fire to a mobile home in the Rock City community. Mark Houston Mofield, 53, was indicted by the county’s grand jury in April for arson and reckless burning. Mofield was arrested on May 5 and is to appear before Criminal Court Judge…

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GRADUATION SECTION IN THIS WEEKS COURIER

 GRADUATION SECTION IN THIS WEEKS COURIER Graduations will be held at the county’s two high schools this week. Graduation will take place at Gordonsville High School at 7 p.m., Friday and at Smith County High School at 10 a.m., Saturday. SEE OUR GRADUATION SALUTE IN THIS WEEKS COURIER!

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FUGITIVE LOCATED IN CARTHAGE

FUGITIVE LOCATED IN CARTHAGE A man wanted in North Carolina has been located in Carthage. Dalton Grady Moore, 25, was taken into custody as a fugitive from justice on May 8. Moore was located at Phelps Court and was taken into custody by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Marshals Service, Smith County Sheriff’s Department…

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RIVER CITY BALL HELD

RIVER CITY BALL HELD The first annual River City Ball was held Saturday night on Main Street in Carthage. SEE A FULL PAGE OF COLOR PHOTOS IN THIS WEEKS COURIER!

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STAMP OUT HUNGER SATURDAY

STAMP OUT HUNGER SATURDAY Second Harvest Food Bank and the National Association of Letter Carriers plan to address the issue on Saturday (May 12) with their annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive, the largest single day food drive in the country. Hunger in Middle Tennessee affects one in eight people, including one in five children.…

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