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City of Sharon to allow water cutoffs in month of July

City of Sharon to allow water cutoffs in month of July By Amanda Mansfield Press Reporter During Monday night’s Sharon Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting, the city voted to begin cutting off water due to nonpayment of past due bills. During April and May, residents of the city of Sharon were given extensions on…

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Martin Police Investigate Shooting

On Monday, July 13,th, 2020 at approximately 6:14 p.m. officers of the Martin Police Dept. were dispatched to 227 Meadowbrook in reference to a medical call. While responding to the call officers learned there was an individual at the scene with a firearm. When officers arrived they found the victim inside the residence bleeding from…

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WELCOME BACK

WELCOME BACK — The interior renovation of Kenton City Hall is officially complete, and hosted the July monthly meeting of the Kenton mayor and board of aldermen Tuesday night for the first time since the project began. An open house was held prior to the meeting for residents and guests to see the office’s complete…

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NEW EXHIBIT

NEW EXHIBIT — Discovery Park of America’s grounds director John Watkins (left) and assistant grounds director Richard Gibson recently set up “Neptune’s Ride” on the south side of the 50-acre heritage park in the newly-opened temporary outdoor exhibit, “The Outdoor Art of John Toras: Man of Stainless Steel.” This exhibit features 20 stainless steel sculptures…

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PATRIOTIC PARADE

PATRIOTIC PARADE — Neither the blazing heat nor the coronavirus were enough to scare away Maverick and Harper Eddlemon of Kenton from taking part in the Kenton White Squirrel Festival parade on Saturday. The brother and sister drove their tiny Ford down the parade route after decorating it with patriotic streamers and bows. Although many…

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FIRE AFTERMATH

FIRE AFTERMATH — Union City firefighter Josh Pope (from left) hosed down the playground at the Miles Head Start/Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Tennessee building in Union City following a fire there Saturday. Firefighter 1st Class Mike Fussell looked on. Capt. Karl Ullrich (right), who spoke with Miles Head Start center director Sharon Heaslet,…

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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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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. Visit Hooks Pet Clinic online at https://www.loc8nearme.com/tennessee/martin/hooks-pet-clinic/4824878/. Read entire story in the June…

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