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Allred signs with Williams Baptist University

Allred inks volleyball scholarship By Lori Cathey Lady Pioneers setter Sophie Allred signed a volleyball scholarship to continue her career at Williams Baptist University in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, during a ceremony held Friday, January 20 at Gibson County High School. Sophie is only the second player in Lady Pioneer volleyball program history to sign a…

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Bradford murder suspects still at large

Suspects at large in Bradford murder Gibson County Sheriff Paul Thomas has confirmed that three individuals have been charged in connection with a robbery that killed one individual and seriously wounded another in Bradford Wednesday morning. Investigators have charged Amanda Nicole Cathey, 33, of Trenton, Tyler Blake Pierce, 28, of Milan, and Johnny Dale Yarbrough,…

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Pro-consolidation group addresses GCSSD Board

Pro-Consolidation Group Addresses GCSSD Board By Logan Watson A group of teachers and parents in favor of consolidating the schools on the north end of the Gibson County Special School District had their first official audience with the GCSSD Board of Trustees last Thursday night. The group pressed the issue on social media during the…

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County Commission to vote on allocating $4M for city water projects

County Commission to vote on allocating $4M for city water projects By Caleb Revill   The Gibson County Commission will vote to allocate $4,689,709 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) funds to be spent on city drinking water, wastewater and stormwater projects at their upcoming September meeting. County commissioners meet in regular bimonthly session Monday,…

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Early Voting totals increase in final week

Early Voting totals increase in final week Election Day is Thursday   Early Voting for the County General Election closed at noon on Saturday, with more voters turning out for the second week of polling. In total, 1,394 registered voters cast their ballots last week, compared to 1,263 from Friday, July 15 through Saturday, July…

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Curtis Halford looks back on time with legislature

Halford looks back on years with legislature By Logan Watson For almost 14 years, Curtis Halford has represented Gibson County and the rest of the 79th district in the Tennessee House of Representatives, but very soon he will be stepping away from the state legislature and returning to his role as a regular citizen. Before…

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Gibson County Election Commission votes to close precincts

Election Commission votes to close precincts Town Hall set for Nov. 30   By Logan Watson The Gibson County Election Commission voted to close a number of superfluous voting precincts throughout the county and open a third Early Voting location in Rutherford to help increase voter turnout in the upcoming elections. Matthew Gill, a representative…

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Vets speak at Traveling Wall ceremonies

‘Healing Wall’ eases pain for veterans By Logan Watson   Even though the Vietnam War ended almost fifty years ago, last week’s ceremonies at the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in Trenton proved that the pain and honor born from those 20 years of conflict is still felt today. In the short time the Wall stood…

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