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EVENT WILL SPOTLIGHT TENNESSEE MANEUVERS

EVENT WILL SPOTLIGHT TENNESSEE MANEUVERS (Submitted by the Smith County Historical Tourism Society) The Smith County Historical Tourism Society, a 501©3, will hold its first fundraising event on Saturday, October 23 in Carthage. It is being sponsored by Bonnell Aluminum. The group’s goal is to create tourism opportunities which brings in revenue for the county…

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STATE SHUTS DOWN ENIGMA COMMUNITY BRIDGE

STATE SHUTS DOWN ENIGMA COMMUNITY BRIDGE The Tennessee Department of Transportation has closed a bridge in the Enigma community because of safety issues. Located on Webster Road, the bridge crosses Little Indian Creek, connecting the Enigma community in Smith County to the Ensor Hollow community in Putnam County. Because of the closing, through traffic on…

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VEHICLE CRASHES INTO FIRE STATION

VEHICLE CRASHES INTO FIRE STATION The Forks River Fire Department Station was damaged in a single vehicle wreck, Wednesday morning. The vehicle struck the front of the building which is located on Cookeville Highway/Highway 70 near Forks River Elementary School. Among the damage was two bay doors which were temporarily replaced by tarps last week.…

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FOUR CHARGED FOLLOWING PURSUIT

FOUR CHARGED FOLLOWING PURSUIT Vehicle Ditched In Landfill After Chase Along Carthage Bypass A man fleeing from police likely didn’t read the street sign as he turned onto Landfill Road in an attempt to evade law enforcement authorities. The road, located on the Carthage/Highway 25 Bypass, dead ends in the county’s landfill. After ditching the…

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Obit – Mr. Don Q. Lankford

Mr. Don Q. Lankford, age 84 of the Riddleton Community, died Friday evening, October 15 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He is survived by: wife Betty Lankford; 4 daughters, Debbie Dixon and husband Eld. Anthony Dixon of Riddleton, Donna Dawson and husband Bro. Jackie Dawson of Riddleton, Cynthia Gibbs and husband Randall of…

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Obit – Ms. Rosemary (Rosie) Rogers

Ms. Rosemary (Rosie) Rogers, age 62 of Gordonsville, died Friday evening, October 15 at Sumner Regional in Gallatin. She is survived by: 4 children, Paul Wesley Gray Jr and wife Amy of Hartsville, Amanda Gray and fiancee Steve Jackson of South Carthage, Kim Lester and husband Michael of South Carthage, Charlotte Lafever and husband Daniel…

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Obit – Mr. Ray Mungle

Mr. Ray Mungle, age 89 of Elmwood, died Friday morning, October 15 at his son’s home. He is survived by: children, Jesse Mungle and wife Tina of Lafayette, Patsy Hancock and husband Jimmy of Silver Point, Jackie Mungle and wife Sonya of Riddleton, Annie Mungle of Donelson, Tracy Maynard and husband Ronnie of Elmwood, Melinda…

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Obit – Mr. Cecil Dickerson

Mr. Cecil Dickerson, age 80 of South Carthage, died Friday afternoon, October 15 at Lebanon Center for Rehab and Healing in Lebanon. He is survived by: wife, Bertie Dickerson; children, Roy (Teedo) Dickerson and wife Kita of South Carthage, Carole Ann Dickerson Norris of Cincinnati, Ohio, Radford Duke and wife Melissa of Silver Point, Dorothy…

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Obit – Mrs. Anna Mai Bush

Mrs. Anna Mai Bush, age 74 of Chestnut Mound, died Sunday morning, October 17 at her home. She is survived by: children, Cindy Bush of Chestnut Mound, Jason Bush and wife Olivia of Elmwood; grandchildren, Logan Dickens and wife Meghan of Lebanon, Hayden Bush of Elmwood, Cambell Bush of Elmwood; siblings, Vickie Petty and husband…

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