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Bridge Work in Jackson to Close Lanes April 21-22

I-40 and US 45 Bypass will have Weekend Lane Closures JACKSON, Tenn. – Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will have major lane closures this weekend along I-40 and the US 45 Bypass to place steel bridge beams over the interstate. The upcoming closures are as follows: Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22, 5:00 a. m.-9:00 p. m.: I-40 east and westbound traffic will be ...

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Public Hearing on Future of Paris Landing is Tonight

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Nashville, Tenn. (April 19, 2018) – Tennessee State Parks is seeking public input to inform park business plans at a series of community meetings this month. The state announced Paris Landing Inn would be razed and a new, smaller inn would be built to replace the inn. Citizens’ group in Stewart and Henry counties plan to attend a public hearing ...

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Corker, Colleagues Urge Administration to Reconsider Proposal to Sell TVA Transmission Lines

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) today joined 14 of his congressional colleagues, including every member of the Tennessee delegation, to send a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging the administration to reconsider its proposal to sell the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) transmissions assets. “TVA’s continued success and ability to provide low-cost power is vital to the TVA ...

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SLOW COOKER MUSHROOM BEEF STROGANOFF 2 pounds boneless beef chuck steak 1 pound sliced fresh mushrooms 2 medium onions, chopped 1 can (10 ¾ ounces) condensed golden mushroom soup, undiluted 2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 3 garlic cloves, minced ¾ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 tablespoons water ...

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Representative Curtis Halford Says Tennessee is in as Good Shape as Ever


Representative Curtis Halford Says Tennessee is in as Good Shape as Ever HUNTINGDON (April 13) — State Representative Curtis Halford said Tennessee is in good shape as ever with low unemployment and more Tennesseans are working. Halford (R-Dyer) is running for reelection to serve Gibson County and a portion of Carroll County. The representative said new jobs have been announced ...

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T-shirt Sales to Benefit Coach Aird, Family


T-shirt Sales to Benefit Coach Aird, Family McKENZIE — A custom-designed t-shirt is available for sale with the proceeds benefitting Coach Misty Aird and her family. Coach Aird, her daughter, and in-laws were in an automobile crash that claimed the lives of the in-laws and seriously injured Misty. She is recovering in a Memphis hospital. A group of friends designed ...

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Weakley County: Two Seek Office of County Mayor, Sheriff

Weakley County: Two Seek Office of County Mayor, Sheriff DRESDEN — The August 2018 Weakley County ballot includes two candidates for county mayor and two for sheriff. On August 2, voters in Weakley County will select between incumbent Mayor Jake Bynum (independent) or challenger Jason Plunk, who is running as a Republican. In the race for sheriff, incumbent Mike Wilson ...

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Bake Auction Nets $9,600 for Cancer Research

Bake Auction Nets $9,600 for Cancer Research McKENZIE — The 2018 Carroll County Relay For Life Cancer Bake Auction netted $9,600 for the American Cancer Society. The event was held at the McKenzie Church of Christ on March 26 to 30 and broadcast live on WHDM Radio. The auction is a long-standing tradition to raise money for the American Cancer ...

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Corker: Congress and Administration ‘Likely Will Go Down as One of the Most Fiscally Irresponsible’

Senator Says ‘Both Sides of the Aisle Are Totally Remiss as It Relates to Deficits’ WASHINGTON – During a hearing today on the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) budget and economic outlook for fiscal years 2018 to 2028, U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, discussed how Congress as a whole and the Trump administration have ...

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