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Families First recipients to see extra $500 on EBT cards

The Tennessee Department of Human Services said Monday it is providing extra support to thousands of families who receive monthly cash assistance through the state’s Families First program. Households with a case in the Families First Program as of Thursday, Dec. 1, will receive a one-time additional payment of $500 on their existing Electronic Benefit…

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Tennessee gas prices drop 10 cents

Tennesseans had a little extra to be thankful for last week as gas prices continued to trend lower, falling an average of 10 cents over the course of the week. As of Monday, the Tennessee gas price average is now $3.10, which is 23 cents less expensive than one month ago and only half a…

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Shiloh Park visitor center closing for renovations

The visitor center at Shiloh National Military Park is closed starting Monday, Nov. 28. The center is closing for construction work throughout the 87-year-old building and for the installation of new exhibits. The current exhibits have been in place for about 35 years and Park Ranger Chris Mekow said when the visitor center reopens it…

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Shane Cagle (11-13-22) service 11-17-22

Shane Cagle, 50, of Savannah, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 13. He was born on Jan. 18, 1972, in Madison County, Tennessee, the son of the late Nickie Lincoln and Ester Sue Thacker Cagle. Mr. Cagle worked for 30 years as a paramedic and was currently working as an EMT for West Tennessee Family Service.…

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Meda Falls (11-14-22) service 11-21-22

Meda Nell Falls, 83, of Savannah, passed away on Monday, Nov. 14. She was born on Sept. 25, 1939, in Lobelville, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Lexie Long and Mary Sam Leeper Long Denton. Mrs. Falls worked for the Hardin County School System for 18 years. She was very dedicated to her work at…

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Bobbie Pauline Garrard (11-13-22) service 11-18-22

Bobbie Pauline Pryor Garrard, 90, of Savannah, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 13. She was born in Saltillo, Tennessee , on July 15, 1932, the daughter of the late William Edward and Essie Kelly Pryor. On Oct. 16, 1946, she was united in marriage to Thomas Henry Garrard, who preceded his wife in death on…

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