Tide soccer team ends season in sectionals

By Gary Smith With elimination at their backs, the Peabody soccer team found some magic to score three unanswered goals to advance with a 3-2 win over Westview last Tuesday night in the Region 7 A-AA Tournament semifinals. “It was definitely a tale of two halves. We couldn’t have looked worse in the first. We…

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Transportation Coalition touts IMPROVE Act’s benefits

By Crystal Burns, Trenton Gazette   The Transportation Coalition of Tennessee kicked off a statewide media tour to detail IMPROVE Act projects last week, visiting Gibson County May 16. In April, state representatives passed the Improving Manufacturing, Public Roads and Opportunities for a Vibrant Economy (IMPROVE) Act with a 60-37 vote, and state senators passed…

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Peabody baseball advances to state tournament

By Gary Smith Last week’s 3-1 win over Adamsville in the TSSAA Baseball Sectional Tournament played at Jackson South Side propelled Peabody into the State Tournament for the second time in three years. Peabody (30-4) is bracketed to play Goodpasture (32-5) at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Middle Tennessee Christian School in Murfreesboro. Playing the Sectional…

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Wilkes is new TES principal

By Crystal Burns A Peabody alumna is returning home. Courtnee Wilkes, class of 2001, has been hired as principal of Trenton Elementary School. She is currently in her seventh year as assistant principal at Medina Elementary. Wilkes began her teaching career at Kenton in the Gibson County Special School District. She taught third grade for…

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