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  1. Wedding announcement: East, Stanton to marryRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Covington Leader

    Suzanne Smith and Dwight Stanton of Covington are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Shelby Stanton, to William East, son of Jimmy and Lynn East of Bells. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Charlie Smith and the late Mary Ann Smith of Brighton, Janice Stanton and the late Harold Stanton of Columbus, MS.

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  2. Community EventsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Covington Leader

    ... p.m. Anyone is welcome. If you have questions, you may call Sue Wheeler (901) 475-9615. July 14 UT Extension in Covington is partnering with the Tennessee Saves program to hold a credit report workshop from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Covington office ...

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  3. The Civil War and Tipton CountyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Covington Leader

    ... action and resolution published in the Memphis Appeal shows that two Tipton Countians, Dr. Thomas W. Roane and Covington attorney Green Williamson Smitheal, were active leaders in the re-enlistment of the officers and men of the 51st and 52d ...

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  4. Covington rap duo DMB looking to make it bigRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Covington Leader

    Derrick Coe, left, and Marlin Whitley make up DMB, a Covington-based rap duo that is trying to make a career out of music. They have a slngle getting radio play in Memphis.

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  5. Martha Lawler inducted into softball hall of fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Covington Leader

    Former Covington softball coach Martha Lawler, shown with former USJ coach Brian Dunn, was inducted into the Tennessee Softball Coaches Association Hall of Fame last week. Courtesy photo Former Covington High School softball coach Martha Lawler retired in 2013 with one of the most impressive resumes in the state.

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  6. Mark McClain, Autrell Wiliams named principalsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Covington Leader

    Tipton County Schools announced last week that two new principals will be joining the system for the 2015-16 school year. Mark McClain will serve as principal at Covington High School and Autrell Williams will take on the role at Covington Integrated Arts Academy.

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  7. Covington board approves non-profit cuts, budgetRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Covington Leader

    Although the crowd was standing-room only at Tuesday evening's Covington Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting and gave the appearance it would be a long and drawn out meeting, especially with the attendance of a Memphis news station, it was in fact just shy of 50 minutes - the shortest meeting the board has had in months. Mayor Justin Hanson opened the public hearing for all of the city's ordinances up for their final reading and for the second and final reading of the highly-contested budget allotment for area non-profits that had appealed to the city for funding.

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  8. Tennessee awards $250,000 matching grant for waste-to-energy facilityRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Construction & Demolition Recycling

    ... our Clean Tennessee Energy Grant," says Kathy Glapa of TDEC's Office of Sustainable Practices. "The city of Covington and city of Lebanon have each received the maximum amount of $250,000 while leveraging nearly $5.5 million from the Grantee. Both ...

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  9. UT Martin kicks OVC player of year Ashia Jones off teamRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Washington Times

    ... she did wrong. McMillan says it's an honor to represent UT Martin on and off the court. The 6-foot-1 player from Covington, Tennessee, led the OVC and ranked fourth nationally by averaging 23.4 points. She was the third-fastest player in school ...

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  10. The Civil War and Tipton CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Covington Leader

    ... Strahl's Brigade. Strahl's Brigade included the 4th Tennessee Infantry of which Company I, the "Tipton Rifles" of Covington was a part. The Memphis Appeal newspaper published the following: "Fired by such an unselfish act of patriotism in the ...

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  11. Sheriff's Office warns against scamRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Covington Leader

    ... in different amounts and then bring them to meet him at the Sheriff's Office located at 1801 S. College St., Covington. This is a scam. Anyone that has received a similar call is urged to report the scam to the Tipton County Sheriff's Office at ...

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  12. Old time notesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Covington Leader

    June 21, 1995 Banks merge: Officials of Tennessee Community Bank in Covington and Volunteer Bank in Jackson announced an agreement to merge the two institutions into one. June 21, 2000 Munford teen saved from drowning: Sam Chambers, a 15-year-old from Munford, was saved from drowning in Kentucky Lake by three teenagers: Ronnie Proctor and Matthew and Mark Scott.

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  13. Community EventsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Covington Leader

    ... Start is being held today through June 19 at Tipton County Head Start/Early Head Start at 410 Alston Ave. in Covington from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call 476-7488 for more information. Proof of age, social security number, TennCare of insurance card, ...

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  14. Battle of the Badges raises money for Boy Girls ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Covington Leader

    Covington fireman Joshua Posey fires a 3-pointer during the Battle of the Badges basketball tournament held Saturday at Covington High School. The event, which was was won by the Covington Fire Department, included teams from the Tipton County Sheriff's Office, Covington Police Department and Munford Fire Department and raised money for the local Boys & Girls Club.

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  15. Hero of Vietnam War, Cmdr. Nels Tanner, diesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | Covington Leader

    Cmdr. Charles Nels Tanner, 82, a hero of the Vietnam War and Covington, Tenn., native, who endured torture at the hands of the Vietcong in the dreaded Hanoi Hilton during his six and a half years of captivity, died today in Florida. Patriot Park in Covington was created to honor his legacy of service and valor.

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  16. Different StrokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | The Daily News

    ... about 30 courses in 1990 and now that number is closer to 40, with courses opening farther out in places such as Covington, Tenn., West Memphis, Ark., and Olive Branch and Tunica, Miss. Garner's group, in fact, bought the 18-hole Plantation Road ...

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  17. Covington considers taking over DYB programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Covington Leader

    Following a plea by a Dixie Youth Baseball board member this week, the City of Covington is considering taking over the league. "I feel like they're crying out for help here," said Covington Parks and Recreation Director Amy Payne.

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  18. CEDC organizes Covington cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Covington Leader

    The Covington Economic Development Corporation held Covington Clean-up Fix-up in April. Many local businesses and volunteers canvased the area.

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  19. 43rd Annual World's Oldest Barbeque Festival - Cobb-Parr Memorial Park - CovingtonRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Covington Leader

    Part of the fun of the event is decorating cooking areas. Below, a cooking team member prepares some barbecue for a judge. Photos courtesy Christy Hunter Photography

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  20. Mason: The fiscal mess is overRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Covington Leader

    As the town begins to settle down from the chaos of dozens of changes during the first half of the year, Mason leaders are crediting its new financial officer with restoring order to its finances. Monday's meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen was full of compliments for former Covington mayor David Gordon, who officially took over the position of certified municipal financial officer this month.

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