Archery-only deer hunting season opens Sept. 22

The 2018 deer archery-only hunting season opens statewide in Tennessee on Saturday, Sept. 22. The archery season dates in all five of the state’s deer hunting units are the same. The dates are Sept. 22-Oct. 26 and Oct. 29-Nov. 2. Tennessee is divided into five deer units for better management, A, B, C, D, and…

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McNairy County men indicted on federal firearms charges

A federal grand jury returned an indictment against two McNairy county men on charges of being felons in possession of firearms. D. Michael Dunavant, U. S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee announced the indictments Wednesday. Dunavant’s office said that according to the indictment, Chaderick McClain, 27, of Selmer, and Corey Mayfield, 43, of…

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Savannah City Hall displaying local artist’s works

Several paintings by artist Dick Brown, right, are on display at Savannah City Hall during the month of September. At a reception for the artist on Sept. 4, his family members, from left, Bob Brown and wife Tammy, and Dick’s wife Sue showed their appreciation of Dick’s artistic talent by speaking to more than 30…

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Get free storm spotter training on Sept. 27

The fall severe storm season is approaching, and as part of its area-wide weather preparedness campaign, the National Weather Service in Memphis is hosting a Skywarn storm spotter training program in Hardin County. The training session will be conducted in Savannah on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Hardin County Courthouse at 465…

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Ruby Hollins (9-8-17) service 9-14-18

Ruby Irene Reeves Franks Hollins, 79, of Savannah, died on Saturday, Sept. 8. She was born in Wayne County, the daughter of the late Henry and Ida Guin Reeves. She was united in marriage to Ellis Willard Franks, who preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to her second husband, James Hollins, who…

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Tena Riley (9-10-18)

Tena Musch Riley, of Savcannah, known as Granny to everyone, went to her eternal home on Monday, Sept. 10, at the age of 94 years, 10 months and 2 days. She was surrounded by her family in the comfort of her own home. She was born in Chicago, Illinois on Nov. 8, 1923, the daughter…

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Loubelle “Sue” Matney-Boyd (8-27-18)

Loubelle “Sue” McCasland Matney-Boyd Matney-Boyd was born on Feb. 18, 1927, in Hardin County, Tennessee to the late Grant Allen and Lila McConnell McCasland.  She was the oldest of five children and raised in the Cerro Gordo community. She married Carl B. Matney Sr. from Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Carl was in the United States Navy and…

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Patsy Wilkerson (9-17-18) service 9-18-18

Patsy Wilkerson, of Savannah, departed this life on Monday, Sept. 17, at the age of 76 years, 8 months and 29 days. She was born in Hardin County on Dec. 19, 1941, the daughter of Jewell Evelyne Irvin White and the late Grady White. Patsy had been employed with Wal-Mart for 30 years. She enjoyed…

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Bobbie Anderson (9-10-18)

Bobbie Seaton Anderson was born in Savannah on Oct. 26, 1930, the daughter of the late Con D. and Louise Allison Seaton. On Dec. 23, 1951, she was united in marriage to Richard “Pete” Anderson. She was a devoted wife to Pete and they were married for 62 years, when he preceded her in death…

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