Girls Hoops ruled the Hive at Greenfield

TOP SENIORS — Chloe Moore-McNeil (left) and Tess Darby take time before a game last season to pose for a photo. The two All-State senior guards led the Lady Yellowjackets to a 34-0 record and a third straight appearance in the Class A girls’ state basketball tournament. Moore-McNeil also won back-to-back Miss Basketball awards, while…

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FAMILY FUN

FAMILY FUN — The Fourth of July is a time when families come together and celebrate with fireworks and fun. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic has canceled several traditional community activities but many families are going to hold their own fireworks shows at home. The Hensley family, including (from left) Porsha, Elliot, Eric and Elijah,…

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Christina Moody Jones

Christina Moody Jones, 41, of Murray, Ky., formerly of Fulton, died June 24, 2020, at Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray. Funeral services will be held at noon Friday at New Life Church in Murray. Interment will follow in Murray Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the hour…

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Kay Mays

Kay Blackley Ransom Mays, 82, of Union City died Friday, June 26, 2020, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday at White-Ranson Funeral Home. The Rev. Dr. Bobby Williams and the Rev. Steve Carr officiated. Burial followed in Mt. Olive Cemetery. Pallbearers were Bobby Lafever, Keith Ransom, Donavon Ransom, Tra…

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Mildred Hinson

Mrs. Mildred (Ingrum) Virginia Hinson, 69, of Union City died Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at her home, surrounded by her loved ones. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the White Ranson Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Brad Jordan and the Rev. Terry English officiating. Burial will follow in the…

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Rory Thomas Cooke

August 20, 1957 – June 27, 2020 Rory Thomas Cooke, age 62, of Gleason, TN passed away in Jackson, TN on June 27, 2020. A memorial service will be announced at a later date and time. Rory is survived by his wife, Donne Cooke of Gleason, TN, and mother, Janet Beauchamp of Perry, MI. He…

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Football Ruled the Hive at Greenfield

COMING THROUGH — The Greenfield High School football team enters the field before the Yellowjackets’ home-opener against Bruceton. The ’Jackets beat the Tigers 41-0 and went on to win seven games during the season, while also making the Class A playoffs for the third consecutive year. Read entire story in the June 30 edition of…

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Local Veterinarians aid in puppy rescue

FIRST RESPONSE — Hooks Pet Clinic of Martin (from left) veterinarian Dr. Haylee Brown and veterinarian technician Sarah Walton pose with a Dachshund and her puppies the pair helped rescue from the site of an alleged puppy mill in Madison County last weekend. Read entire story in the June 30 edition of the Weakley County…

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Area motorcycle dealership has contracts severed

Contracts Severed — Several black members of area motorcycle clubs held a peaceful protest along the shoulder of West Main Street in front of Abernathy’s in Union City after a racially-charged Facebook post on the owner’s page sparked reactions from community members. As a result, Harley-Davidson Motor Co. and American Honda have severed their contracts with the…

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Jeffery Beckett

April 12, 1961 – June 29, 2020 A graveside memorial will be held for Jeffery Beckett age 59, of Gleason, TN, will be held Thursday July 2nd at Morris Cemetery at 1pm. Mr. Beckett is survived by his mother Jean Rogers of Greenfield, son Matt Beckett, daughters Shana Beckett, and Angela Engleheart. He is also…

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