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American Mule & Bluegrass Festival now through Saturday

Come out to Calsonic Arena and see all the great mules and the competition during the annual American Mule & Bluegrass Festival. Great music too!

Tent up at Celebration grounds

Pastor Jay Pope says he has a deep desire for his community to find hope out of the tent revival which will be held Sunday, on the heels of the Great American Mule Show, on the Celebration …

Victim drives away armed invader

A suspect who allegedly invaded a Barksdale Lane apartment with a rifle Saturday night was arrested after the victim wrestled the weapon from his hands, Shelbyville police said. Christopher Lee …

'Time to make a difference’

About a year ago, God began touching pastor Jay Pope’s heart about a revival. But it was a “different type” of revival, he explains.   He is planning a big tent event at the …

Local missionary returns from Ukraine

The plan was for Steven Flippo’s church to be a part of a mission trip to Ukraine at May end, but after the events that unfolded on Feb. 24, all of those plans were cancelled.   The …

Jailer charged with sexual exploitation

A former Bedford County Corrections Facility officer has been charged with sexual exploitation of a minor. Daniel Alan Merrett, 44, of Melody Drive in Shelbyville, was arrested Monday. Merrett is …
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THRICE IS NICE

The Webb School is headed to the Division II Class A state tournament for the third-straight year after finishing second in this week’s region match. The Feet turned in a team score of 306, …
BACK TO STATE
CLIFFTON — For the second year-in-a-row, the Cascade Lady Champion golf team will be represented in the Class A state tournament, which will be held at Sevierville Golf Club, beginning on …
Viqueen spikers back in the win column
After slipping to Tullahoma earlier in the week, the Community Viqueens took a tough one on the chin against Central Magnet, before rallying to defeat Fayetteville on Wednesday afternoon on the …
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Features

Community HS homecoming court announced

The homecoming ceremony at Community High School is planned for Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. The game will be CHS vs. Huntland, which begins at 7 p.m. Nominations for king and queen from the senior class are: …
From the opinion pages
Columns & Editorials

Finding victory in Jesus

Back in the olden-days, when I was a young Bible College student, I worked at a street ministry in Springfield, Missouri. The Springfield Victory Mission was a humble little storefront gospel …

Stop the noise

Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth   And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings…   Those are the opening lines to the poem “High Flight” penned by …
Letters

Letter to the editor, Saturday, Sept. 3

To the editor,   The incursion into the Jan 6 Capitol leaves us with many unanswered questions. A good sleuth would ask who are the masterminds behind it and who stands to benefit from it? …