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Richardson: 314-Mile Vol State was “Life-Altering’

Better foot care and mental conditioning, coupled with experience, made it possible for Jarrod Richardson to complete last month’s grueling 314-mile Vol State walk across Tennessee, but it was the memory of a life tragically cut short that kept him going. For the second time in four years, Jarrod disembarked from a ferry on this…

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TCCY 2023 Report: Perry County Shows Some Improvement In Education Category

TCCY report: The Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth’s recently-released report ranks counties based on education in comparison to previous years. Perry County’s ranking was 76th out of the state’s 95 counties. See story.   SABRINA BATES MVP Regional News Editor The recent report on overall child well-being of children in the state shows Perry…

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VELMA STANDRIDGE Ms. Standridge, 81, of Linden, died Sunday, March 19, 2023, at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville. A funeral service was held Saturday, March 25, 2023, in the chapel of Young Funeral Home, with Wayne Swindell officiating. Burial was at Barber-Standridge Family Cemetery. She was born in Benton, Tennessee, the daughter of the…

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