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Decision time is here for Hardin County parents considering ‘distance learning’ for students

(Ed. note: This story was first published in the July 2 print edition of The Courier. You can help support the vital mission of community journalism by subscribing at https://rb.gy/69sicq.) Hardin County Director of Schools Michael Davis last week detailed preliminary plans for county schools to reopen on Monday, Aug. 3. “We’re going to need all parents…

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Deadline extended for families to apply for food assistance

Families in Hardin County still have time to apply for a program designed to help support them through the COVID-19 pandemic. The Tennessee Department of Human Services is extending the deadline to apply for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program until Monday, July 13 at 4:30 p.m. Families can apply online at https://tdhs.service-now.com/ up until…

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Infant killed in crash near Saltillo

UPDATE, JULY 6– The Tennessee Highway Patrol on Friday clarified its report to state that the infant who died was in a child restraint device, but was not properly restrained. INITIAL STORY– An infant was killed in a one-vehicle crash in Hardin County on June 26, the Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed Thursday. According to the THP…

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Groups teaming up to provide prom-type event for HCHS Class of 2020

Although Hardin County High School isn’t holding a prom this year because of the coronavirus situation, local organizations are teaming up to offer a similar event for HCHS seniors on Aug. 1. In preparation for the dance being held at Freddy T’s in Pickwick, Sisters Impacting Savannah is working to provide prom-type attire for males…

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COVID-19 concerns cancel 2020 Hardin County Fair

With the pace of new COVID-19 infections accelerating, the Hardin County Agricultural Fair Board announced Wednesday it is canceling the 2020 fair. Keith Franks, president of the local fair board, said the board met remotely via Zoom and unanimously agreed to call off the event. “We just didn’t want to put the citizens at risk,”…

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Hudson Wolfe commits to Tennessee Volunteers

Hardin County Tiger Hudson Wolfe ended lots of speculation Monday, June 15 when he announced his decision to commit to continue his football career as a Tennessee Volunteer. Wolfe, a four-star recruit as a rising senior at tight end, also had offers from Alabama, Ohio State, and many other schools across the country. Hudson is…

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