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Carl Perkins Center’s October Advisory Board Meeting

The Exchange Club – Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse was pleased to have District Attorney General Mark Davidson and Special Counsel Amy Weirich (center) in attendance at their October Advisory Board meeting. The special guests educated the board members on the responsibilities of the Child Protective Investigative Team and the prosecution…

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School Board Workshop Discussed Flock Cameras

The Fayette County School Board met on October 20, 2022, in a workshop meeting. They discussed flock cameras for the schools and heard a student appeal. The board recognized Marlon Hill (pictured), Director of Technology for the schools, received a $499,500 grant for school cameras.

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Rossville Academy 2022 Football Homecoming Court

Rossville Christian Academy proudly crowned its 2022 Football Homecoming Court winners recently. Homecoming Queen is Joley Ann Valentine (center), First Alternate is Rebekah Russell, left, and Second Alternate is Anna Cate Thompson, right

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Congressman David Kustoff Visits in Somerville Last Week

Last week Congressman David Kustoff launched a four-day bus trip through West Tennessee’s 8th Congressional District. He visited Fayette County at The Hut on Wednesday, October 26th for breakfast with his constituents. A large crowd of supporters attended and enjoyed breakfast.

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I-40 Traffic Stop on October 20th Yields 22 Pounds of Fentanyl

Criminal Interdiction Agents with the West Tennessee Drug Task Force (WTDTF) seized 22 pounds of fentanyl during a traffic stop on I-40 just before daybreak on October 20, 2022. The street value of these drugs is nearly $1million in its powder form but if pressed into fentanyl pills, they could sell for as much as…

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Moscow Board Upholds Police Officer Tony Anderson’s Dismissal

The Moscow Board held a special called meeting on Wednesday, October 19th, to hear an appeal from former officer Tony Anderson (standing in photo) who was fired after being arrested for alleged domestic assault. The board heard his appeal and evidence from city attorney Tom Minor and did not hire him back. Read more in…

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