TDOT launches plan to repair potholes caused by winter weather

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is warning motorists heading out on state highways and interstates that last week’s winter storm has created an abundance of potholes in west and middle Tennessee. TDOT said Wednesday it is “launching a massive effort using all available manpower to repair the damaged areas as quickly as possible.” According to…

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Flood warning issued for Tennessee River at Savannah

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a flood warning for the Tennessee River at Savannah from Thursday morning until further notice. A flood warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring and those in affected areas should take necessary precautions immediately. At 11:15 a.m. Wednesday the stage was 367.9 feet. Flood stage is…

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Elsie Taylor (2-20-21) services 2-25-21

“Granny” Elsie Marie Smith Taylor was born March 14, 1927, in West Helena, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Grover Cleveland and Lucy Myrtle Ferguson Smith. She attended Christian Assembly United Pentecostal Church in Adamsville when she was able. Over many years she had worked for Garan Manufacturing, Walker’s Supermarket, and Classic Flowers and Gifts.…

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Katelyn Myers (2-2-21) service 2-13-21

Katelyn Rebecca Myers, of Sardis, formerly of Holland, Pennsylvania, departed this life on Tuesday, Feb. 2. She was born Aug. 10, 2002, in Abington, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Robert and Maryann Myers. She was a 2020 graduate of Hardin County High School. During her time at HCHS she was on the tennis team and soccer…

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Shelia McCullough (2-15-21) service 2-22-21

Shelia Sue McCullough was born April 29, 1948, to the late Linas and Liddy J. Turnbow of Morris Chapel. Mrs. McCullough passed away Monday, Feb. 15. She was a member of Morris Chapel Baptist Church where she was always ready to help in church and community functions; and she was a1966 graduate of Central High…

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Sharon Hughes (2-17-21) service 2-22-21

Sharon Irene Foster Hughes, of Lexington, Tennessee, was born in Savannah on Jan. 31, 1948, the daughter of the late J.W. and Martha Siebert Foster. On Sept. 5, 1970, she was united in marriage to Carlos Hughes Jr. Sharon continued living in Hardin County until 1973, when she and her family moved to Stoddard County,…

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Timothy Holt (2-20-21) service 2-25-21

Timothy Wayne Holt, of Clifton, was born in Savannah on Aug. 7, 1967, the son of Kenneth Ray and Lavern “Sussie” Halford Holt. On July 21, 2012, he was united in marriage to Holly Beth Howell, who survives. Timothy received a degree in pharmacology while living in Midland, Texas. After he received his degree he…

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