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Read to me for my future

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 2:51 pm

Local library participates in program to open books to preschoolers.   STAFF WRITER john coffelt What parent wouldn’t want to do whatever she could to ensure her child’s future? Coffee County Manchester Public Library working with the 1,000 Books Foundation is participating in a program to prepare young children for school by encouraging parents to read 1,000 books to their children by the time they start kindergarten. “It’s so easy

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  • Coffee County Fair, Kissel Entertainment open rides to disabled

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 9:38 am

    Holden  Hatcher  enjoys  a  ride  on  the  carousel  Thursday  morning  at  the  Coffee  County  Fair .  (Staff photo by Josh Peterson)

    The Coffee County Fair has been bringing smiles to faces for well over 100 years. Thursday it was the clients of Skills Development Services (SDS) who were smiling ear-to-ear – for free. The Coffee County Fair teamed up with midway entertainment provider Kissel Entertainment to allow SDS clients, who have mental and physical disabilities, to enjoy the midway rides free of charge and free of lines. “We are just so

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  • Webb students receive real-world view of careers in medical fields

    Posted on September 23, 2014 at 2:42 pm

    Elizabeth Reavis

      Elizabeth and Hannah Reavis of Manchester, juniors at The Webb School, recently received real-world experience as participants in the National Youth Leadership Forum/Careers in Medicine at Emory University in Atlanta. While in Georgia, the juniors also had the opportunity to make college visits that included Emory, Mercer University and Georgia Regents University. The weeklong NYLF program was structured with student groups each led by a faculty adviser. There were

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  • ‘You Can’t Read This:’ Celebrate Banned Books Week

    Posted on September 23, 2014 at 1:43 pm

        Tullahoma News Lifestyles Editor kali bolle   “Harry Potter,” “To Kill a Mockingbird,” and “Of Mice and Men” are all books that we have grown up with reading in school, for enjoyment and even watching on the big screen as all of three of these books have been made in major motion pictures. But it’s important to note that each of these books is a“banned” books. According to

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  • For the love of Honey

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 12:17 pm


    Reacquaint yourself with the sweet indulgence for national honey month Staff Writer John Coffelt  Honey – a gallon of the sweet ambrosial nectar weighs approximately 12 pounds. It is also about 1.6 times as sweet as white sugar and a pound contains about 1,380 calories. To make just over 11 pounds requires bees to travel a total distance roughly equal to a round trip from earth to the moon. Yet

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  • Jack Daniel’s hosted Healing on the Hill fundraiser auctions BBQ judge seat

    Posted on September 9, 2014 at 11:48 am


    Staff Writer John Coffelt Partners for Healing, a free clinic for the working uninsured, will hold its annual fundraiser, Healing on the Hill, Sept. 20 on Barbeque Hill in Lynchburg, home of the Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue. “Our premier live auction item, through the gracious folks at Jack Daniels, they have … given us two judging seats for their upcoming World Championship International Barbecue,” said Partners Board Member

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  • Local doctor takes a swing at the majors

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:01 pm


    Staff Writer John Coffelt When a local chiropractor recently received an invitation from representatives of Major League Baseball team the Miami Marlins to consult with trainers about one of their pitchers, county native Bryan Morris, Dr. Marvin Carson, DC, knew it was a moment of a lifetime. “I don’t expect to become the team chiropractor, but that I was able to go and have them cover my cost was a

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