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State commissioner told Carroll Academy needs increased funding

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shirleyNANNEY editor Carroll Academy officials are hoping that with State Commissioner of Children’s Services Bonnie Hommrich’s visit to the facility on Thursday that state funding will be continued and possibly increased. If funding is not granted for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, the facility that has been in operation for 23 years will more than likely…

Four suspects in custody, one still at large from liquor store break in

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One suspect from the Tuesday early morning break in at The Old Railroad Spirits Liquor Store on Broad Street in Bruceton was still at large that afternoon. It is not known if he is still in the area or not. The last time he was seen, he was wearing jeans and a black shirt with…

Special awards go to three The Dixie ushers

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shirleyNANNEY editor The Dixie’s Executive Director Lori Nolen presented three special awards at the Appreciation Usher Luncheon on July 25. They included: The Mayor’s Award, the Carter –Holbrook Award and Volunteer of the Year Award. Prior to the presentations, Nolen gave accolades to Mayor Dale Kelley for his vision in making The Dixie a reality,…

Restoration project at Colonial Tea Room ready for viewing

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shirleyNANNEY editor The beauty of the former Colonial Tea Room on the Court Square is now ready to be viewed by the public after a major restoration project of two years. An open house is set for 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. on Saturday night, the July 29 and again on Sunday, the July 30 from 1:30 until…

Hill and Baggett bound over for attempted murder

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ronPARK staff writer Two men charged in a brutal June 19 home invasion near Buena Vista were bound over to the September session of the Grand Jury last week in Carroll County General Sessions Court. Dakota D. Baggett, 24, of Nashville is up for indictment on charges of attempted first-degree murder, especially aggravated robbery, especially…

Nurses learn about youth health topics

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This year’s annual school nurse inservice was recently conducted at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Huntingdon to help educate the community’s school nurses about a variety of health care topics specifically related to our youth. Sponsored by Baptist Huntingdon, four attended the training that was facilitated by Nina Smothers, DPh, MBA, Director of Pharmacy, Ancillary, and Industrial Services.…

Late-night fire at MagPro in Camden

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    A reported explosion around late Friday evening led to a roaring blaze at MagPro, LLC. in Camden, with flames rising above treetops and visible from nearby roadways.  Click here to subscribe to the Camden Chronicle Benton County Sheriff Kenny Christopher has reported that all MagPro employees have been accounted for, and asks that…

Megamarathon participants pass through Carroll County

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ronPARK staff writer Anyone traveling along Highway 22 in Carroll County on Friday may have noticed more than the average amount of foot traffic walking or running along the side of the highway. That’s because dozens of competitors from all over the world were passing through as part of the 2017 Vol State Road Race.…

Throwback Thursday: Railroad Career in Bruceton Remembered

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This week’s throwback Thursday looks back at the July 17, 1996 edition of the Carroll County News-Leader. Garland Enloe McClure, then a resident of Life Care in Bruceton, gave an interview recalling his railroad career in the area. Resident Recalls Railroad Career; Employed For Over 40 Years By Shirley Nanney Garland Enloe McClure remembers when…

Tornado rips through Cedar Grove; over a dozen buildings damaged or destroyed

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ronPARK staff writer “There was no warning or nothing,” said Cedar Grove resident Janette Singleton, whose mobile home and car were damaged in the confirmed tornado that tore its way through the Cedar Grove area during the evening of Wednesday, July 5. According to Singleton, it was around 7 p.m., and she had just gotten…

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