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Tigerettes hoping successful preseason carries to regular season

Playing in one of the toughest, if not the toughest, district in the state has been a challenge for the Marshall County Tigerettes. Despite facing a brutal district slate, the returning core of players are building on a solid preseason and eager to begin the 2021 season, according to coach Mike Livingston...
Obituaries
Mary Janice Farmer, 82, resident of Lewisburg, died on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, at her residence surrounded by her family. Born on Nov. 13, 1938, in Alderson, WV, she was the daughter of the late …
Jose Ubaldo Gomez, 74, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, at Marshall Medical Center. He was a native of Mexico City, Mexico, the son of the late Francisco Gomez and Sara Barbosa Gomez. …
Robert P. “Bob” Hopkins, III was born Feb. 16, 1939. He was a lifelong resident of Marshall County, the son of Robert Preston Hopkins, Jr. and Anne Wagnon. Bob attended Castle Heights …
Enrique Ernesto Morantes, 80, of Alice, Tx, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at his home in Belfast, TN.  He was reunited with his parents Daniel Morantes and Reyes Garza …
Mrs. Clara Macie Whaley Russell, 77, of the Farmington community, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. Born in Marshall Co., TN, Mrs. Russell was a daughter of the late Milton Clyde Whaley and Elizabeth …
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MEETINGS & HAPPENINGS

Meetings and Happenings are published at no cost. There is no guarantee of publication. • TWRA Hunter Education Classroom Course, Sept 20, 21, 23, 24 at Henry Horton State Park Inn, …

Cornersville Main Street Festival

Cornersville Main Street Festival will be held Sept. 11, 1 to 9 PM at the Cornersville Town Park. Free Admission. There will be food trucks, live entertainment by the Straight Shift Band, About Tyme …

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A celebration of a building, and the family connected to it

A handful of family members in Lewisburg and Lynnville have received some special recognitions at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture in Knoxville, including on Monday this …

Commission handles routine agenda

Despite a sizable agenda, the Marshall County Commission worked quickly through the fairly routine issues before it on Monday evening. Six of the 14 items authorized County Mayor Mike Keny to …

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Conference realignment that nobody wants

When Oklahoma and Texas secured their spot in the SEC with a unanimous vote for admission last week, it officially set in motion a cascade of events that will lead to a drastic change in the landscape of college football—a change that nobody seems to want...

College football faces changes

The world of college football is about to get turned on its head. Last week, news broke that Texas and Oklahoma had reached out to the SEC about possibly leaving the Big 12 conference and seeking greener pastures in the nation's premier football conference...

Despite loss, US women still favorites

Well, that's not the start we wanted. Early Wednesday morning, several sports began their Olympic journey in Tokyo, notably with softball and women's soccer. In a stunning upset, Sweden blanked the U.S. Women's national team, 3-0, breaking a 44-match win streak by the U.S....

US Women showcase protest of anthem

We're on the verge of the greatest event in sports. After COVID derailed the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which were originally scheduled to be held last summer, nations around the globe are holding Olympic Trials and teams who will compete are holding their final tune up games to prepare for the Games, which begin with the opening ceremony on July 23...

Colleges

Vols hoping for six wins in '21

At long last, it’s football time in Tennessee. The Volunteer football program has surely undergone its share of changes over the past year, from the departure of former coach Jeremy Pruitt …

Five bold predictions for college football in '21

Kirby Smart has been building the Georgia Bulldogs into a perennial power for years now. Since he was hired as the Bulldogs' head coach in 2016, Georgia has dominated the SEC East and in addition to winning an SEC title in 2017, Georgia went on to face Alabama in the national championship later that season. Smart has built a winning pedigree, having posted 10-plus win seasons in three of his five seasons at the helm for Georgia...

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BELL BUCKLE — Legendary Chapel Hill football coach Homer Jones came out of retirement in the spring to help his grandson Tony Johnson fine tune his talented Forrest Middle School squad and …
The Forrest Middle School Rockets had three weeks to prepare for their biggest test of the season as they travelled to Fayetteville to take on a Tigers’ squad they had not beaten since …
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CHAPEL HILL — In a quad-match featuring Cornersville and Forrest, the Forrest Rockets claimed another win on the season and were led by match medalist Sebastian Thompson’s round-low score …
The No. 5 ranked Cornersville Bulldogs (3-1, 1-0 ) fresh off a dominating performance in last Friday’s 39-0 win over region foe Huntland, returned to the friendly confines of “Frog …
BELL BUCKLE — A sluggish first half by the Forrest Lady Rockets ultimately proved too much for the Forrest Lady Rockets to overcome in a district match on Monday afternoon at …
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