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Religious Happenings

Posted on February 12, 2015 at 3:13 pm

Feb. 14 Gospel singing Gospel singing featuring Old Time Singers Saturday, Feb. 14 at 6 p.m. at Hardees, 1600 Dinah Shore Blvd., Winchester. Feb. 15 Cannon Creek Bluegrass at Goshen CP Cannon Creek Bluegrass of Dunlap will perform Sunday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. at Goshen Cumberland Presbyterian Church will have the musical group evening, February 15, 2015 at 6:00. They bring a unique blend of the bluegrass sound with

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  • Happenings

    Posted on February 12, 2015 at 3:05 pm

    Senior Citizens casino trip  Franklin County Senior Citizens’ Harrah’s Casino trip Feb 26. Leaving the Center at 7 a.m. (be there by 6:45 a.m.). Cost is $10 for the driver and the Senior Center. Gray Lines is not charging to show appreciation to the Center. Need 30 to make the trip. Please sign up by Feb. 19.              Feb. 13-14  Winter book sale       Franklin

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  • Train the brain to create the automatic mind

    Posted on February 6, 2015 at 3:51 pm

    Train the brain to create the automatic mind STAFF WRITER karen vest fishman   The ability to train the brain toward a specific outcome is one of the most significant powers humans have and few understand. Famous Spanish neuroscientist, Santiago Ramón Cajal, illustrates his conclusions about how the brain works with his statement, “Any man could, if he were so inclined, be the sculptor of his own brain.” Cajal was

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  • A year, a month and a day to remember A Franklin County World War II veteran looks back on a difficult journey

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 5:00 am

    STAFF WRITER philip j. lorenz III   As of September 2014, of the 16,112,566 members of the United States Armed Forces who served this country during World War II, only 1,017,208 of those veterans are still alive, according to a Department of Veterans Affairs study. With each passing day, that number seems to inevitably decline. One of those surviving veterans is Winchester native Leon Hawkersmith, who came into the world

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  • Free recycle bins available: roadside litter problem continues

    Posted on January 9, 2015 at 5:00 am

    ASSISTANT EDITOR linda stacy   There’s no excuse for tossing plastic, paper, metal or aluminum cans in with the rest of your trash when free recycling bins are readily available to everyone in Franklin County. Thanks to a $25K recycling grant received from the state, along with a match from the county, there are plenty of yellow, blue and green, recycling bins still available at the Solid Waste Management Center

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  • STRHS Winchester welcomes first baby of 2015

    Posted on January 6, 2015 at 5:00 am

    ASSISTANT EDITOR linda stacy The old saying, “the early bird gets the worm,” comes to mind as Franklin County’s newest citizen arrived bright and early on New Year’s Day. Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester is proud to announce the arrival of the first baby of 2015 at The Childbirth Center in Winchester. Born at 9:17 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, little Abel Mercer will forever hold the title

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  • Teaming up for a worthy cause

    Posted on December 12, 2014 at 5:00 am

    Pictured from left, Bunny Hawkersmith and Jeff McCool with several toys to be donated to the North Middle School toy drive.

      In support of a North Middle School toy drive, Bunny Hawkersmith, owner of Bunny’s Gym, and Jeff McCool, from Moccasin Creek, have teamed up to challenge any or as many businesses in the county as they can to get more toys donated toward the effort. Their move follows another challenge at the school where North Middle School Principal Stanley Bean and teacher Chris Hawkersmith, Bunny’s son, have agreed to

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