An overflow crowd attended the special called meeting of the Middleton Board of Aldermen on Tuesday, October 28, as citizens saw numerous immediate changes. The position of Parks Commissioner was eliminated, as was the position of Police and Fire... more
Gene and Emily Hammons
Gene and Emily Hammons  of Bolivar Celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on October 24. Gene and Emily are the parents of Cindy (Jeff) Howell residing in Memphis, Jeff (Lana) Hammons residing in Halls and Shannon (Jeff) Wiggins residing in... more
Firepup posed with HES cheerleaders Kenley Mitchell, Gracie Swift, Chesney Cuthberth and Brianna Gooch, Michael Rivers, Jemeria Rivers, Marnina Smeltser and HES cheerleader Summer Williams.
The Annual Fire Prevention Festival held by the Bolivar Fire Department (BFD) on Saturday, October 25 was one full of education and community appreciation. This was the fourth year the event has been held.   To view more, please log in or subscribe... more
Pictured, front row ( l-r): Charles (Chuck) Carter, Mary Ann Shearin Hughes, Joe Carl Earnest, Mickey McKee Luna, and Joe Jordan. Second row (l-r): Don Dixon, Annette Richardson Stanbery, Betty Tipler Capps, Martha Ray Sauls Leitschuh, Betty Jean West Burnette, Sara Graves Kelly, Nelda Wynn Wilson, Joann Daniel Garner, and Tate Daniel. Back row (l-r): Jim Cartwright, JoAnn Hensley Morris, Buddy Sanders, Thad Richardson, Thomas Doyle, Gene Campbell, Cora Bynum Campbell, Jim Garrison, Shirley Daniel McClain,
The eight Grand Junction High School classes of 1950-1957 held their annual joint reunion on October 4 at The Gathering Place in Saulsbury. Everyone who attends has a great time year after year reminiscing about old times and catching up.   To view... more
Pork
The Grand Junction Public Library held a Bunko fundraiser Thursday night. Funds raised will be used along with a matching grant to purchase new computers. Loretta Bell, librarian, is shown advising the attendees of the ground rules for play. “Our libraries are notoriously underfunded and fundraisers similar to this one are required to purchase needed equipment,” said Bell.
Gene and Emily Hammons
Firepup posed with HES cheerleaders Kenley Mitchell, Gracie Swift, Chesney Cuthberth and Brianna Gooch, Michael Rivers, Jemeria Rivers, Marnina Smeltser and HES cheerleader Summer Williams.
Pictured, front row ( l-r): Charles (Chuck) Carter, Mary Ann Shearin Hughes, Joe Carl Earnest, Mickey McKee Luna, and Joe Jordan. Second row (l-r): Don Dixon, Annette Richardson Stanbery, Betty Tipler Capps, Martha Ray Sauls Leitschuh, Betty Jean West Burnette, Sara Graves Kelly, Nelda Wynn Wilson, Joann Daniel Garner, and Tate Daniel. Back row (l-r): Jim Cartwright, JoAnn Hensley Morris, Buddy Sanders, Thad Richardson, Thomas Doyle, Gene Campbell, Cora Bynum Campbell, Jim Garrison, Shirley Daniel McClain,

From the mailbox

Even well-intentioned ministers can be misled.  Because they have congregations that hang on every word they say, they really should check the facts first before repeating rumors about Amendment 1.

From the mailbox

There has been a lot of deliberate misinformation and confusion about Amendment 1 – the so-called abortion amendment.  In order to help clarify the significance and benefits this amendment offers t

From the mailbox

On November 4, each of us will have the opportunity to decide the future of our state.  Currently, Tennessee is known as an abortion destination in which one of four abortions is sought by an out-o

From the mailbox

In a 2000 ruling, the Tennessee Supreme Court, regarding the un-Constitutional restrictions about abortion at that time, stated “We conclude that a woman’s right to terminate her pregnancy is a vit

Evolution

Where does it end? If I make an educated guess, I’d have to say never. Somewhere way back in the tree of life, we were either  hunters or gathers. The better we could hunt, the more we ate.

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The Grand Junction Board of Aldermen to meet November 3
The Grand Junction Board of Aldermen will meet 7 p.m. Monday, November 3 at city hall, 150 North Tippah Street.

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An overflow crowd attended the special called meeting of the Middleton Board of Aldermen on Tuesday, October 28, as citizens saw numerous immediate changes.

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Gene and Emily Hammons

Gene and Emily Hammons  of Bolivar Celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on October 24.