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Younger seeks re-election as Dyer mayor

The following political announcement is paid for by the candidate. Mayor Chris Younger recently announced his candidacy for re-election as mayor of the City of Dyer. Younger was first elected in 2012 following two years as a member of the board of aldermen. He was re-elected to his second term in 2016. Younger said, “Being…

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Hesse announces candidacy for mayor of Dyer

The following political announcement is paid for by the candidate.   James (Jim) Hesse is announcing his candidacy for the office of mayor of Dyer. I have spent my entire adult life serving America and its citizens, first in the military and then in my career working for America’s manned spaceflight programs and our nation’s…

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Golf balls available for chamber giveaway

The Greater Gibson County Area Chamber of Commerce is selling golf balls for its annual Great Golf Ball Drop, held in conjunction with the annual Business & Industry Golf Outing on Friday, Sept. 11 at the Gibson County Golf Course in Dyer. Purchase one ball for $5 or five balls for $20. You do not…

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Halford, Stevens win primaries

By Crystal Burns   State Representative Curtis Halford and State Senator John Stevens won their respective Republican primaries Thursday. In Gibson County, Halford garnered 3,886 votes, while Christine Warrington received 759 votes. District 79 also includes a portion of Carroll County. Overall, Halford received 5,484 votes for 83.6%. Warrington received a total of 1,076 votes.…

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Rutherford leaders snip ribbon on helipad

By Lori Cathey    An idea born in the fall of last year is now a reality. In November, Rutherford Fire Department Assistant Chief Jon Stafford was looking for a safe location to land a helicopter to transport a child to a Memphis hospital. After the call, he knew it was time for a permanent…

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Wreck shuts down Dyer intersection

  A two-vehicle wreck involving an 18-wheeler shut down a Dyer intersection for about nine hours Monday, July 20. Around 7 a.m. Monday, emergency personnel responded to the State Route 185 and Keely Mill Road intersection out of Dyer. A 2019 Freightliner 18-wheeler was headed east on State Route 185 when the driver lost control…

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Gibson County Fair happening Aug. 31-Sept. 5

The Gibson County Fair Association announced last week that the 165th annual event will happen Aug. 31-Sept. 5 in Trenton with some modifications. “The association, board of directors, concessionaires, and midway provider have met and come up with a plan to host this year’s fair while also keeping in mind the health and wellbeing of…

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Donor pays off $14k in lunch debt

Donor pays $14k in school lunch debt By Logan Watson Thanks to an anonymous donor, an enormous burden is being lifted from the shoulders of thousands of parents in Gibson County. The donor has reportedly committed to paying off outstanding school lunch debts for students in all five school districts in Gibson County. The generous…

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