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Quilt Trail Tour makes Spring in the Hollow debut

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 11:30 am

Visitors to Lynchburg’s Spring in the Hollow on April 26 will have a chance to enjoy a pleasant ride through the county’s beautiful spring countryside and see a wide variety of local barn quilt patterns and locations. Barn quilts are quilt square patterns painted — most often on 8-foot by 8-foot boards — and then mounted on a barn or other building. While cloth quilts are usually made up of

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One dead after dump trucks collide on Buckeye Rd.

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 12:32 am

A dump truck driver from Georgia lost his life in a three vehicle crash last week on Buckeye Road just off of Buckeye Loop Rd. in Moore County. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Mark Allen Logan, 53, of Cartersville, Ga., was killed in the crash that involved three heavily loaded dump trucks traveling north on Buckeye Rd. on Thursday, April 10. According to the THP report, Brian McClure, 52,

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  • Dickel sues state over liquor storage requirement

    Posted on April 1, 2014 at 1:06 pm

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    Whiskey maker George Dickel is suing to overturn a Tennessee law that requires liquor to be stored in or around the county where it is distilled. Dickel, which is owned by global liquor giant Diageo PLC, said it stores all of its Tennessee Whisky at its distillery near Tullahoma. But other products made there are stored at a company-owned distillery in Louisville, Ky. The lawsuit filed in federal court in

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  • 50 Plus Transitional Workshop hosts Tennessee Deputy Commissioner of Veteran’s Affairs in Lynchburg on April 4

    Posted on March 31, 2014 at 11:39 pm

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    Moore County residents age 50 and over are invited to attend the 50 Plus Transitional Workshop to be held on Friday, April 4 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the American Legion Building located at 119 Booneville Highway. This workshop, provided by Jennings Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, allows attendees to enjoy short presentations by guest speakers who will be sharing information on Medicare, Financial Planning, Veteran’s Benefits, Living Wills, Prearrangement,

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Liberty ends Moore County’s season in DRVC Tournament

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 3:50 pm

The Moore County Middle School baseball team saw its season come to an end on Monday as the Raiders lost to Liberty 12-6 in the Duck River Valley Conference Tournament. The Raiders matched Liberty nearly hit for hit — the Patriots outhit the Raiders 13-12 — and kept their errors to a minimum, but couldn’t get the timely hitting they needed to keep their season alive. Liberty took advantage of

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  • Raiderettes outlast Liberty in high-scoring affair

    Posted on April 23, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    Raiderettes and Liberty lit up the scoreboard on Monday as they combined for 25 runs. In the end, Raiderettes won the offensive battle 15-10. The teams totaled 23 hits in the game. Moore County scored four runs in the first inning and four more in the second as the Raiderettes built an 8-1 lead and looked to run away from the Patriots. But Liberty tallied five runs in the bottom

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  • Raiderettes roll past Lady Rockets

    Posted on April 4, 2014 at 3:06 pm

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    CHAPEL HILL — Moore County downed Forrest 8-1 on Thursday, sweeping the two-game regular season series from the Lady Rockets, while handing them just their third loss of the season. The Raiderettes (16-3 overall, 11-0 District 9-A) jumped to a 3-0 lead in the second inning and added one run in the third. After Forrest scored in the bottom of the third inning, the Raiderettes plated three more in the

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Quilt Trail Tour makes Spring in the Hollow debut

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 11:30 am

Visitors to Lynchburg’s Spring in the Hollow on April 26 will have a chance to enjoy a pleasant ride through the county’s beautiful spring countryside and see a wide variety of local barn quilt patterns and locations. Barn quilts are quilt square patterns painted — most often on 8-foot by 8-foot boards — and then mounted on a barn or other building. While cloth quilts are usually made up of

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  • Easter egg hunt set for Sunday at Tims Ford

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 9:03 pm

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    The Easter Bunny will be hiding oodles of eggs for children to find during the egg hunts scheduled at Tims Ford State Park this weekend. The park will host an Easter egg hunt on Easter Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the recreation hall, 570 Tims Ford Drive. Bring the entire family to enjoy crafts and games, a park-wide scavenger hunt, and an egg hunt with great prizes

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  • Tips to build the perfect wedding registry

    Posted on February 20, 2014 at 11:56 am

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    A great registry is the first step to planning your happily ever after. As you make your way to the “I Do’s,” it’s also a time to plan for your new lives together. From hosting your first holiday dinner to lazy Sundays on the couch, making your house a home starts with building a great registry. “It is your registry, so build it any way you want to. Choose items

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Elton John, Jack White, Kanye West among 2014 Bonnaroo headliners

Posted on February 20, 2014 at 1:30 pm

The initial lineup for Bonnaroo 2014 is set and it’s a mix of Bonnaroo veterans and newcomers that should please fans of all genres of music. Announced today, Feb. 19, at the Bonnaroo Lineup Announcement Megathon, or BLAM, Bonnaroo 2014 will feature headlining performances by superstar rapper Kanye West, classic rock superstar Elton John, and Nashville’s most famous record store owner Jack White. Elton John needs no introduction. He’s one of the most

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  • What’s Cookin’ website full of tasty possibilities

    Posted on January 11, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Great burgers, tasty wraps and even a unique twist on fries are among 1,000’s of recipes on The Moore County News’ new online microsite What’s Cookin’. (MCN File Photo)

    If food is your passion, then <www.themoorecountynews.com> has something cooking for you. What’s Cookin’, the new online microsite for The Moore County News, has debuted with thousands of recipes, hundreds of cooking videos, tips and a lot more, all at the click of a button. “We are extremely excited about What’s Cookin’,” said Moore County News publisher Robert Holman. “It has such a wide range of options for cooks of

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  • Nashville’s Nutcracker will be at Andrew Jackson Hall Dec. 7-22

    Posted on December 6, 2013 at 12:23 pm

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    Nashville’s own version of this timeless holiday classic tells the tale of Clara, a young girl who goes on a fantastic journey with the help of her magical uncle Drosselmeyer. Almost 200 dancers perform to the famous music of Tchaikovsky’s in this ballet classic set in Nashville, introducing audiences to beloved characters such as the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Mouse King, the Nutcracker, the Dancing Bear and historic characters from

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