Today In History … Lincoln dies from an assassin’s bullet

Lincoln dies from an assassin’s bullet President Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, dies from an assassin’s bullet. Shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theater in Washington the night before, Lincoln lived for nine hours before succumbing to the severe head wound he sustained. Lincoln’s death came just after the surrender…

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South Fulton Middle/High School/Elementary placed on soft lockdown

BREAKING NEWS: South Fulton Middle/High School and SF Elementary were placed on soft lockdown late this morning due to a reported bank robbery in Fulton. School officials said the precautionary measure is not the result of anything which occurred at one of the schools, but rather due to an incident in the community and to…

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‘EGGS’TRA TREAT

  — Five-year-old Suni Ray Wright-Johnson and her class-mates, including 5-year-old Jeremy Bonds (background), donned their Dr. Seuss “Cat in the Hat” headgear Friday morning as they enjoyed a treat of green eggs and ham in pre-kindergarten teacher Kim Taylor’s class at Union City Elementary School. The activity was held in conjunction with Read Across…

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Deloris Mancell

Deloris Jean Mancell, 55, of Martin, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 at Tennova Healthcare Volunteer Martin. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Hopewell Cemetery in Gleason.

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J. A. Green

J. A. Green, 70, of Dresden, died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 at Weakley Count Nursing & Rehab Center in Dresden. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Bowlin Funeral Home Chapel in Dresden.

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Mary McDonald

Mary Frances McDonald, age 85, of Dresden, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Fuller Street Baptist Church in Dresden.

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Carolyn Barnett

Carolyn Barnett, 70, of Dresden, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bowlin Funeral Home in Dresden.

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Donald Haynes

Funeral services were set for 1 p.m. today at White-Ranson Funeral Home. The Rev. Frank Gardner was to officiate. Burial was to follow in the Stanley Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers were to be Ben Glasgow, Kyle Bailey, Josh Haynes, Walker Haynes, Dakota Haynes, Destry Haynes, Jason Menees, Jeff Wamble and Brandon Adams. The family requests memorials…

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