Area News

Sheriff defends Trustee Program against critics

Sheriff defends Trustee Program against critics By Logan Watson After an inmate walked away from a work detail in Humboldt last month, Gibson County Sheriff Paul Thomas took a lot of flack from critics and concerned citizens about the program, which he addressed at last Thursday’s meeting of the Milan Rotary Club. “When I took…

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WTSF Recipe Contest

Strawberry Festival Recipe Contest Winners by category Cake 1st  – Denise Jones – Carrot Red Velvet Cheesecake 2nd – Dorothy Hunt Rooks – Old Fashion Pound Cake 3rd – Violet Simmons – Strawberry Cake Salad 1st – Deborah Williams – Berryroni Salad 2nd – Teresa Wade – Strawberry Pineapple Crunch Salad 3rd – Havannah Wood…

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WTSF BBQ Cook Off

Big Bubba’s BBQ wins Cook Off title   WTSF BBQ Cook Off winners Grand Champion – Big Bubba’s BBQ Reserve Champion – Biker-Que President’s Choice Friday – When Pigs Fly Saturday – Twisted Q Pulled Pork 1st Bubba’s BBQ 2nd Holy Smoke 3rd Killer B’s 4th Big Bubba’s BBQ Ribs 1st Biker-Que 2nd Big Bubba’s…

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Congressman Kustoff visits Milan

Congressman Kustoff visits Milan and Arsenal by Logan Watson Congressman David Kustoff made a brief appearance in Milan last week, stopping to speak to a joint meeting of the Milan Lions and Rotary clubs at the end of a whirlwind tour of Tennessee’s 8th Congressional District. Kustoff visited a number of farms and school agricultural…

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90 years of making Milan beautiful

Elizabeth Stone Garden Club celebrates 90th Anniversary Group dedicates tree to Juanita Taylor By Logan Watson The city of Milan has seen a lot of changes since 1927. Schools, businesses and leaders have come and gone, but if one thing has stayed consistent, it is the dedication of a certain group of ladies to preserving…

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911 center needs $300K to avoid ‘financially distressed’ status

911 center needs $300K to avoid ‘financially distressed’ status County leaders unhappy with service By Steve Short The Gibson Co. E911 center is seeking $300,000 in funding relief from the county and cities to offset a revenue shortfall and avoid being classified by the state as “financially distressed.” But slapped with a bill for about…

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