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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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NEEDS LOCAL VOTES

NEEDS LOCAL VOTES — Union City High School senior Libby Wisener recently helped write and produce a short film called “MAR-E 01” in 48 hours. She now needs the help of local residents and friends, who can register and vote at cinema48.com, to win the Global 48 Hour Film Challenge.

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READY TO RETIRE

READY TO RETIRE — Bobby Stewart of Troy, who has ministered for many Church of Christ congregations across Obion County for more than 64 years, recently announced plans to retire. He will spend his time tending to his garden, flowers and his 40-year-old blueberry bushes. His last sermon, which will be based on the emotion…

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