The Toone Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed the 2015-2016 budget on first reading during their regular board meeting on Tuesday, July 14 at the Toone City Hall. According to the ordinance, which was passed unanimously, the city is expecting a... more
Several property owners in the Grand Valley Lakes mobile home section were sent letters granting them thirty days to remove unsightly debris and mow their lots. Homes, such as the one pictured here, must be brought up to standard. In absence of property owner action, the clean-up will be done by the Property Owner’s Association. Costs will be charged back to the property’s owner.
Middleton, Grand Junction, Saulsbury, and now Grand Valley Lakes. The fight against community blight is underway. Following in the footsteps of their incorporated municipality neighbors, Grand Valley has now mailed out eight “blight removal” letters... more
Bandit (#7683) originally came to our shelter in April of 2014.  He has had a rough time due to the death of his owner and had to come back to us.   He is approximately seven years and only weighs 14 pounds.  He is the perfect housedog.  He is a... more
Youth from the Dixie Hills Baptist Church Youth Evangelism Project last week assisted Hardeman County Master Gardeners in mulching the trees at the Middleton city park. Master Gardeners have made application to have the park certified as a level one Tennessee Arboretum. Youth workers helping were Courtney Duke, Rachel Miller, Matt Meyer, Dalton Sanders, Shane Glover, Machaella Phillips and not pictured adult leader Patrick Coleman.
The New Beginnings House of Praise Church praise band from Bolivar was one of the featured performers at Generation 1000, a festival held every summer in the Selmer City Park. The event, hosted by Life Wind Church in Selmer, is free and features entertainment, food, and fellowship. It is a way for area churches to give something back to the community. This is the second year New Beginnings has participated in Generation 1000, but only the first year the praise band has performed.
Several property owners in the Grand Valley Lakes mobile home section were sent letters granting them thirty days to remove unsightly debris and mow their lots. Homes, such as the one pictured here, must be brought up to standard. In absence of property owner action, the clean-up will be done by the Property Owner’s Association. Costs will be charged back to the property’s owner.
Grand Junction Ruritan Club held its monthly meeting this past Tuesday night.  We honored the volunteer firefighters and first responders from Grand Junction, Saulsbury and LaGrange with an appreciation dinner put on by the Ruritan members.  During the evening, we presented each of the three departments with a check.  A special monetary presentation was made to firefighter Darryl DeShields whose home burned down back in the Spring while he and his family were on vacation.  Ruritan was proud to honor these f

Larry Culver

Larry Wayne Culver, age 68, resident of  Williston and United States Navy Veteran, departed this life Friday morning, July 17, 2015 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.

Wade Ballard

Wade Ballard, age 92 of Middleton, passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at Pine Meadows Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Beatrice Merriweather

Early Saturday morning, May 23, 2015, the angels carried Beatrice Merriweather into the bosom of our Lord.  Beatrice will join her parents, Maggie Blaylock and John Ray Blaylock, Sr.; one daughter

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