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County commission committee proposes first step to resolve jail overcrowding challenge

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 5:00 am

STAFF WRITER philip j. lorenz II Even before the Franklin County Corrections Partnership Committee met on Monday, its members and Sheriff Tim Fuller were on the same page — trying to find a solution to a long-standing jail overcrowding problem. To more fully understand the challenges it is facing, the committee met at the jail and toured the facility before the meeting got underway. Although everyone agrees on the urgency

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  • MLK scholarship recipients announced

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 3:22 pm

    MLK Scholarship recipient announced

      ASSISTANT EDITOR linda stacy   The 2015 Martin Luther King Scholarship Banquet was held on Saturday, May 16 at North Middle School. The top scholarship of $2,000 was awarded to Marynn Robinson, daughter of Jackie and Charity Robinson of Winchester. She will attend Middle Tennessee State University where she will study Art Education and pursue her dream to become a teacher. MLK Scholarship Board Chairperson Willie C. Hill presented

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  • 3 Local teachers receive national awards

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 2:32 pm

    3 local teachers receive national awards

                              Clark Memorial preschool teacher Michele Counts, top row center, received the Hatch Technology Award for recognition as the number one teacher for excellence in education through technology. Teachers from ten early childhood programs in six states were recognized for excellence in prrparing preschoolers for kindergarten through educational technology. Her classroom assistants, standing next to her are LaTrenda

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Franklin County real estate transfers from May 7-20

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:41 pm

The following real estate transactions in Franklin County were recorded from May 7 through May 20. Paula Denny to Cynthia Stoker, District 17, lot 3 Pine View Pennisula, $607,500. Richard Neal, Gerald Neal, Linda Sutliff, Michael Neal, Erin Neal, Jonathan Neal, Chenoa Brown, Melody Keasling, Gerald L. Neal, Katelyn Neal, Emily Sutliff, Richard Neal estate, Delores Neal estate to Gerald and Kattie Neal, District 7, lots 7-8 and 20-21, $60,000.

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  • County commission committee proposes first step to resolve jail overcrowding challenge

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 5:00 am

    STAFF WRITER philip j. lorenz II Even before the Franklin County Corrections Partnership Committee met on Monday, its members and Sheriff Tim Fuller were on the same page — trying to find a solution to a long-standing jail overcrowding problem. To more fully understand the challenges it is facing, the committee met at the jail and toured the facility before the meeting got underway. Although everyone agrees on the urgency

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  • Help others through ‘Papers for Partners’

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 11:12 am

    Those who purchase a copy of The Herald- Chronicle at Walmart will be helping someone receive health care through Partners for Healing, a non-profit, compassionate health care clinic. Part of the proceeds of each Herald Chronicle sold at Walmart in Winchester will be donated to Partners for Healing, which provides free primary medical care for the working uninsured in the area whose household income is less than 200 percent of

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Proposed law focuses on the repeal and replacement of Obamacare, says AMAC

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 8:46 am

It’s a ‘bold move that merits broad-based support’ WASHINGTON, DC, May 22 – The “repeal and replace” movement in Congress got a shot in the arm from Congressman Dr. Tom Price, chairman of the House Budget Committee, who has introduced the Empowering Patients First Act in the House as an alternative to Obamacare.   The Georgia Congressman’s proposed law is a “bold move that merits broad-based support,” according to Dan

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  • Utility bill assistance available

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 11:12 am

    The South Central Human Resource Agency is taking applications for the low income energy assistance program. This program helps low income households through direct energy payments to their energy provider. Households with a total annual income below 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines may be assisted once during the program year which began Oct. 1, 2014. Applicants must bring their ID, proof of total household income for the past

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  • A Life Changing Decision

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 11:38 am

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      By Daris Howard One of the soldiers turned to Private Howard. “What about you, Old Man? Want to join us to find some beautiful island girls when we get to Hawaii?” As they approached Hawaii, all the soldiers could talk about was the fun they would have when they got there. World War II was raging, and for months they had been enduring the hardships of boot camp. When

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