Obit – Mr. Bill Coffee

Mr. Bill Coffee, age 61 of the Riddleton Community, died Thursday evening, May 6 at Vanderbilt Wilson in Lebanon. He is survived by: 5 children, Will Stewart, Daniel Coffee of Riddleton, Keisha Martin of Lafayette, David Coffee of Riddleton, Chelsea Wilson of Lebanon; siblings, Lisa Coffee Harris and husband Ricky of Riddleton, Joann Coffee Spivey…

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Obit – Mrs. Jewell Dillard

Mrs. Jewell Dillard Longtime Park Avenue resident in Carthage, Mrs. Jewell Dillard, died peacefully at 12:53 p.m. Tuesday afternoon May 4, 2021 at the River Regional Medical Center in Carthage where she was admitted Monday morning May 3rd from the Smith County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carthage. Bro. Frank Randolph officiated at the 1…

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ROME MAN CHARGED IN SHERIFF’S DEPT. FAKE DRUG INVESTIGATION

ROME MAN CHARGED IN SHERIFF’S DEPT. FAKE DRUG INVESTIGATION A sheriff’s department K-9 unit investigation alleges fake drugs were sold to a man who suffered an overdose. One person has been charged in connection with the April 17 incident. The male subject who overdosed was revived through the use of Narcan. Meanwhile, a Rome resident…

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ONE KILLED IN SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON CLUB SPRINGS ROAD

ONE KILLED IN SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON CLUB SPRINGS ROAD One person was killed in a single vehicle accident on Club Springs Road in the early morning hours of Friday. The victim was identified by the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) as Jonathan Pitman, 21, Buffalo Valley (more recently of Hickman). Emergency personnel was dispatched to…

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DIXON SPRINGS RESIDENT TROUSDALE CO. WRECK VICTIM

DIXON SPRINGS RESIDENT TROUSDALE CO. WRECK VICTIM A Dixon Springs area resident was killed in a traffic accident in Trousdale County. Gary Gregory, 65, was the victim of a two-vehicle wreck which occurred around 2:35 p.m. on Highway 25 in the area of Ed Seay Gregory Lane, Tuesday (April 27). A second person, identified as…

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UCEMC’S RENOVATION TO INCLUDE TECHNICAL OPERATIONS CENTER

UCEMC’S RENOVATION TO INCLUDE TECHNICAL OPERATIONS CENTER An estimated $9.3 million renovation project at Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation’s (UCEMC) Carthage District office is underway. Plans are to modernize the 42-year-old building as well as upgrade the facility into a technical operations center. Officials gathered at the Carthage District office, located on Highway 53 in…

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Legal & Public Notices For The Week Of 05/06/21

NOTICE TO CREDITORS ESTATE OF  Mary Melinda Gragiola Notice is hereby given that on the 22nd day of April, 2021, Letters of Administration, in respect to the estate of Mary Melinda Gragiola, Deceased, who died on the 17th day of February, 2021, were issued to the undersigned by the Probate Court of Smith County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and…

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Obit – Mr. Ken Doran

Mr. Ken Doran, age 49, of Carthage, was pronounced deceased at 3 p.m. Friday afternoon April 30, 2021 at the St. Thomas DeKalb Community Hospital. He collapsed while hiking at the Edgar Evins State Park in the Silver Point Community. He died of natural causes. Mr. Doran was at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral…

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Obit – Mr. Jonathan Scott Pitman

Mr. Jonathan Scott Pitman, age 21 of Hickman, TN, passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021.Scott was born September 24, 1999, a son of Jeremy Shane Pitman and Melissa Gail Davis. He was preceded in death by great-grandparents; Harold Pitman, Sr., Mary Etta Pitman, Jim Hunter, Ben Thompson, Trudy Thompson, and Sam Davis, Jr, and…

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Obit – Mrs. Bonita Lee

Mrs. Bonita Lee died peacefully at her family’s River Bridge Road home at 6:01 p.m. Thursday evening February 18, 2021 surrounded by her loving family who had lovingly and tenderly cared for her every need during her final days on earth. Mrs. Lee was 70. Graveside services were Sunday afternoon February 21st at 3 p.m.…

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