Three GCHS teams qualify for region tournaments

Three Gibson County High School teams have qualified for region tournaments. The Lady Pioneers softball team won their second consecutive District 14-A title with a 7-5 win over Halls on May 14. Coach Chris Lownsdale received the district’s Coach of the Year Award, and Jaci White, Savannah Fletcher, Chloe Hopgood, Macey Neal, Zoey Neal and…

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Dyer board begins work on new budget

By Cara Zarecor The Dyer Mayor and Board of Aldermen held a Finance, Administration and Personnel meeting Thursday evening. No order of business took place, as this meeting was held with the sole purpose of preparedness in going forward with a new budget as the city’s fiscal year begins on July 1. City Recorder Nathan…

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Peabody Band of Gold wraps year with awards banquet

By Crystal Burns Peabody High School Band of Gold leaders, members and supporters celebrated the 2018-19 with an awards banquet Friday night at First Presbyterian Church in Trenton. Steven Westbrook, who has completed his 10th year as director, presented awards to students and band boosters. He started by recognizing a small but mighty senior class.…

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St. John’s Community Services acquires Harlan Morris in Trenton

Representatives from St. John’s Community Services were in Trenton May 1 to sign the agreement to acquire Harlan Morris Retirement Home in Trenton. The agreement was made at the invitation and in partnership with the existing Harlan Morris board. “St. John’s is committed to ensuring the continued existence of this important resources for the Trenton…

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Chamber honors Administrative Professional of the Year

By Crystal Burns The Greater Gibson County Chamber of Commerce honored the Administrative Professional of the Year at its annual Administrative Professionals Luncheon last week in Trenton. Megan Flowers, a native of Gibson County, is the administrative assistant at Tyson Foods in Humboldt. Her coworkers described her as organized, friendly and willing to do whatever…

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Pioneers clinch regular-season title with wins over Peabody

By Lori Cathey  The Gibson County Pioneer baseball team went 3-0 last week, with two district wins over Peabody to calm the District 14A regular-season championship. Monday night, April 22, the Pioneers defeated Peabody 10-3 and squeezed out a 5-4 win in extra innings the following night. They finished the week Friday with a 4-0…

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Bradford boasts best tasting water

The Bradford Water System has been named the winner of the Tennessee Association of Utility Districts (TAUD) Region 8 Best Tasting Water Competition. The event took place April 11 at Rogers Hydrant Service. Drinking water samples were judged on quality of taste, clarity and bouquet. In addition to Bradford Water System, competitors included Camden Water…

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39th Annual Trenton Teapot Festival kicks off Sunday

By Crystal Burns It’s festival time in Trenton! The 39th Annual Trenton Teapot Festival kicks off Sunday afternoon with opening ceremonies at the Downtown Pedestrian Park. Billy Woods, a Trenton resident and devoted community volunteer since 1983, will be honored as this year’s parade marshal. Woods is a retired bank president who was instrumental in…

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