Dolly Parton has a duet with her biggest fan
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer Gage Blackwell had something to brag about when he attended school on Monday. He sang with one of the most well-known country singers in history - Dolly Parton. Gage, 12, has Down Syndrome, but mother Lynnae Blackwell doesn't like for people to feel sorry for him...
Mock Disaster held at Cornersville High
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer With prom approaching, School Resource Officer at Cornersville High School, Michael Galyon of the Marshall County Sheriff's Department, staged a mock disaster Wednesday. A mock disaster mimics a scenario to demonstrate how it would be if it were real...
Children enjoy annual Easter egg hunt
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer The Marshall County Chiropractic Center held its sixth annual Easter egg hunt Saturday morning. Due to upcoming construction, the Easter egg hunt was held at the Lewisburg Recreation Center instead of Rock Creek Park, where it had been held for the past five years...
Holocaust survivor tells her story to MCHS students
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer Frances Cutler-Hahn, a courageous woman who escaped the Holocaust in the 1940s, spoke to Marshall County High School students Tuesday. Hahn was born in 1938 in Paris, France, a period where anti-semitism, a prejudice against, hatred of, or discrimination against Jews, was rampant...
Relay for Life Gala held Saturday
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer Old prom dresses and tuxedos were dragged out of the closet and dusted off for the Relay for Life Masquerade Gala Ball, held Saturday night at the Elks Lodge. The Gala raised $5,400 that will go towards the Marshall County Relay for Life team's goal of $75,000 for the year...
Whitehead named South Central Regional Teacher of Year
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer Mike Whitehead has a reason to celebrate this weekend after being named the South Central Regional Teacher of the Year Thursday morning. While testing his American College Testing (ACT) Prep class yesterday morning, a voice came over the intercom...
'Footloose' lights up Dixie stage
By Karen Hall Editor It just keeps getting better! "Footloose," which opens at the Dixie Friday for a six-performance run, is one of the best shows ever presented on that historic stage. Full of singing, dancing, drama and comedy, "Footloose" showcases the multiple talents of a host of Marshall County actors of all ages...
Tennessee Promise students meet with mentors again
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer The second Tennessee Promise meeting was held Tuesday in Marshall County High School's Dottie Kelso gymnasium. Mentors met with their students to go over upcoming deadlines, Free Application for Federal Student Aid requirements, and things expected of them when entering college...
Bella's Ball raises money for a very special cause
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer Bella's Ball, which was held last month, raised over $6,200 for a very special girl who suffers from brain cancer. Bella Huey, who is a freshman at Marshall County High School, was diagnosed with Astrocytoma last year. She has malignant tumor on her brain that is unsuitable for a surgical procedure because it's on her motor strip. If doctors were to remove the tumor, it would leave her completely paralyzed on her left side...