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Investigators probing shooting death of Moore County youth

Posted on April 11, 2014 at 10:34 am

Metro Moore County Sheriff’s investigators, along with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations, are still investigating the shooting death of a Moore County youth. According to Moore County investigator Mike Rainey, Zachary Scott Ulmer, 19, of 362 Grammer Hill Rd., Lynchburg was shot Thursday, April 3 around 8 p.m. Ulmer was riding in a vehicle with Ian Moscato, 18, when a weapon was discharged, killing Ulmer. Apparently, the two had been

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Dickel sues state over liquor storage requirement

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 1:06 pm

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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  • New fiery cinnamon spirit crafted with Jack Daniel’s to be available in April

    Posted on March 27, 2014 at 10:00 am

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    The Jack Daniel Distillery announced earlier this month that it will test a new red hot cinnamon spirit called “Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire,” beginning in April. Crafted with Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 whiskey and naturally infused with a proprietary red hot cinnamon liqueur for a smooth and delicious taste, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire will be available in three states — Oregon, Pennsylvania and the distillery’s home state of Tennessee.

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Raiderettes roll past Lady Rockets

Posted on April 4, 2014 at 3:06 pm

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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  • Hall of Fame coach Pat Summitt dedication turns Blue Book to orange

    Posted on April 1, 2014 at 12:26 pm

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    During 38 years of coaching the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball team, Pat Summitt received hundreds of honors and accolades. To which she can add one more: The 2013-14 Tennessee Blue Book has been dedicated to her in recognition of her career as a coach, a life-skills mentor and an aggressive fundraiser for Alzheimer’s disease research. Coach Summitt was honored during a ceremony at the Women’s Basketball Hall of

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  • Raiderettes rally for win over Forrest

    Posted on March 21, 2014 at 2:17 pm

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    Trailing 7-1 entering the fifth innings, the Moore County Raiderettes rallied past visiting Forrest 8-7 on Thursday afternoon. The Raiderettes scored five runs in the fifth inning to close to within a single run. In the sixth, Kasey Harvey roped a triple to right field to score Emily Powell, knotting the game at 7-all. A two-out single by Mariah Ward pushed Harvey home for the go-ahead run. Harvey then went

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Easter egg hunt set for Sunday at Tims Ford

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 9:03 pm

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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  • 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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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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