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SEPARATE SHERIFF’S DEPT. INVESTIGATION LEADS TO METH/COCAINE/HEROIN

SEPARATE SHERIFF’S DEPT. INVESTIGATION LEADS TO METH/COCAINE/HEROIN Three people have been arrested in two cases where sheriff’s department officers located methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin. The most recent incident came Sunday night when canine officers Sgt. Junior Fields and Sgt. Ridge Long and deputies Terrence Adams, Layne Silcox and Ray Biggs went to a residence located…

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LIST OF HALLOWEEN ACTIVES/EVENTS GROWS

LIST OF HALLOWEEN ACTIVES/EVENTS GROWS The list of public events and activities taking place for Halloween (October 31) continues to grow. •A pre-Halloween event will take place Saturday at Smith County High School. The high school’s band is having a showing of the movie “Hocus Pocus” in the school’s auditorium at 2 p.m. The movie…

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ENGINEERS DISCUSS PROPOSED GORDONSVILLE EXIT CHANGES

ENGINEERS DISCUSS PROPOSED GORDONSVILLE EXIT CHANGES The Tennessee Department of Transportation continues to study plans to modify the Gordonsville Exit (Exit 258) on Interstate 40. State transportation department engineers have devised a new plan to modify the intersection in four stages to ease traffic congestion. Basically, the four phases would include adding traffic lights on…

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ARRESTS EXPECTED IN METH RING

ARRESTS EXPECTED IN METH RING Over 2lbs Found At One Location In County Arrests are anticipated in what is being called the largest seizure of methamphetamine in the county’s history. The discovery was made public on the Fifteenth Judicial District Drug Task Force’s Facebook page with limited details. According to the post, the discovery was…

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TUCKER VIDEO SHOT IN CARTHAGE NOW ONLINE

  TUCKER VIDEO SHOT IN CARTHAGE NOW ONLINE The music video for Tanya Tucker’s “Bring Me My Flowers Now” shot in Carthage just weeks ago has just been released. See the video at the link below……. Tanya Tucker Rides Again in “Bring My Flowers Now”      

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FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Keep up with the Courier Sports Twitter page at twitter.com/CarCourierSport Smith County 51, Cannon Co. 14 FINAL Fayetteville 30, Gordonsville 17 FINAL Scores as they become available

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SOPHIE LINDER CAPTURES GOLF TITLE FOR GHS

SOPHIE LINDER CAPTURES GOLF TITLE FOR GHS LINDER STATE CHAMPION — Gordonsville High School golfer Sophie Linder took home the TSSAA Small Class Girls’ Golf individual state championship last Wednesday at WillowBrook Golf Club in Manchester. Linder has competed at a high level in the amateur ranks and is considered one of the nation’s best.…

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TWO WHEEL TAXES SET FOR MARCH 2020 BALLOT

TWO WHEEL TAXES SET FOR MARCH 2020 BALLOT Residents will vote in two wheel tax referendums come March of next year. Two resolutions calling for the referendums were approved on second and final reading during the county commission’s October meeting, Monday night. One referendum calls for a $25 wheel tax which would help fund the…

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PARKING IN FIRE LANE CO$TLY

PARKING IN FIRE LANE CO$TLY Carthage police continue to monitor fire lanes in the town’s businesses. The department recently announced plans to begin strict enforcement of fire lane laws at Walmart and Sav-Way. A ticket for parking in a fire lane can be costly. The fee for being found guilty of parking in a fire…

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HOMICIDE CASES MAKING WAY THROUGH CRIMINAL COURT

HOMICIDE CASES MAKING WAY THROUGH CRIMINAL COURT With the 2013 homicide of a Carthage woman resolved in August, the county now has two pending murder cases. Those two cases include a double homicide which occurred in April in 2018 in the Dillehay Hollow north of the Defeated community and the murder of a man in…

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