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HOLIDAY EVENTS: PARADE/MUSICAL/DRIVE-THROUGH

HOLIDAY EVENTS: PARADE/MUSICAL/DRIVE-THROUGH A number of events celebrating the Christmas season are taking place this weekend. •The town of Gordonsville’s annual Night of Lights Christmas parade is set for 5 p.m., Saturday, December 7. Entry fee is the donation of an unwrapped toy or non-perishable food item. Items can be left at Gordonsville City Hall.…

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aCROSS SMITH COUNTY COMMUNITY LIGHTING PROJECT

aCROSS SMITH COUNTY COMMUNITY LIGHTING PROJECT Residents may have noticed lighted crosses at numerous homes and businesses around the county this Christmas season. It’s part of a movement called “aCross Smith County Community Lighting Project”. Residents throughout the county are encouraged to participate in the community project by simply erecting a lighted cross or cross…

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BUSINESSMAN, EDUCATOR YEAMAN PASSES

BUSINESSMAN, EDUCATOR YEAMAN PASSES Funeral services were set for Thursday afternoon for well-known businessman and educator Scotty Yeaman who died at age 76. The Carthage resident passed away at 5:30 p.m., Sunday at St. Thomas Hospital West in Nashville. Yeaman is a former principal and football coach at Smith County High School, as well as…

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CANINE UNIT MAKES DRUG SALES ARRESTS

CANINE UNIT MAKES DRUG SALES ARRESTS Three people face charges following separate investigations conducted by a sheriffs department canine unit. April D. Poteet, 40, Goodlettsville, was charged with manufacture/delivery/sale of a controlled substance on November 22. According to an offense report filed by canine officer Sgt. Ridge Long, the officer was called to a residence…

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PIRATES CAGE TIGERS

PIRATES CAGE TIGERS The 2019 playoff run for the Gordonsville High School Tigers football team came to an end last Friday night as they were shutout by the Associated Press No.1 team in Class 1A the South Pittsburg Pirates 40-0 in the state quarterfinals. “Well, I did not think we executed very well,” said Gordonsville…

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DEADLY SHOOTING INVESTIGATED

DEADLY SHOOTING INVESTIGATED The sheriff’s department is investigating an altercation which turned deadly over the weekend. Law enforcement and ambulance service personnel were dispatched to a residence on Sykes Road in Hickman, around 8:55 p.m., Friday. Nicholas Allmon, 24, was discovered deceased at the scene from a gunshot wound. In addition to the sheriff’s department,…

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ACLU LAWSUIT CLAIMS SCHOOL ‘INCORPORATES PRAYER’ IN SYSTEM

ACLU LAWSUIT CLAIMS SCHOOL ‘INCORPORATES PRAYER’ IN SYSTEM Case Management Conference Set In ACLU Lawsuit Initial proceedings between the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Tennessee and legal counsel for the local school system concerning religious practices within the school system is not expected to take place until February of next year. The court has…

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