Emergency cash available to qualifying families which lost work due to COVID-19

The Tennessee Department of Human Services is making essential financial resources available to families that have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 emergency. Beginning 10 a.m. Thursday, March 26, families can begin applying online for up to two months of emergency cash assistance if they were employed as of March 11 and they’ve lost employment…

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Hardin County Schools reopening date extended to April 27

The closure of Hardin County Schools has been extended following a recommendation by Gov. Bill Lee due to continued concerns of the COVID-19 virus. “This being the recommendation, all schools in Hardin County will remain closed through Friday, April 24,” Hardin County Schools Director Michael Davis said Tuesday. Students are now expected to return to…

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Shiloh National Park changes restroom hours to combat coronavirus

Shiloh National Military Park announced Wednesday that restrooms and picnic area operating hours will be temporarily changed effective today in a continuing effort to support federal, state, and local efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Each restroom will be open only every other day to meet public health officials’ recommendations of 24…

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Frances Johnson (3-18-20) service 3-21-20

Frances Stricklin Johnson, 93, of Savannah, died on Wednesday, March 18, in Corinth, Mississippi. She was born in Hardin County, the daughter of the late Bud and Lizzie Frazier Stricklin. She was united in marriage to J.C. Johnson, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Johnson was a retired seamstress for Brown Shoe Company. She was…

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Elizabeth Eaton (3-21-20)

Elizabeth Eaton, 72, of Savannah, died on Saturday, March 21. She was born in Hardin County, the daughter of the late Dude and Mary Elizabeth Rhodes Wilkerson. She was united in marriage to Eugene Eaton, who survives. Mrs. Eaton was a machine operator at Savannah Manufacturing Company and a member of Plummer’s Chapel Church. In…

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Christopher Davis (3-16-20) service 3-20-20

Christopher Paul Davis, 53, of Savannah, died Monday, March 16. He was born in Hammond, Indiana, the son of Lynn Davis-Miller and the late Herbert Hollis Davis. He was united in marriage to Tina Jean Durbin, who preceded him in death. Mr. Davis was a truck driver. He is survived by his daughters, Bianca Davis-Shelton…

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Judge Herschel Franks

Whereas, on the morning of March 19, 2020, the Benevolent Creator of the Universe deemed it expedient in his infinite wisdom to remove from our midst our greatly beloved Herschel Pickens Franks, thus ending the life of one who was at all times devoted and loyal to his family and friends. Judge Franks, retired judge…

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