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By April G. Jackson Gibson County property taxes will not increase after Gibson County leaders met Monday, setting the state recommended rate of 93.34-cents. County employees received a 4-percent p...
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AMATEUR RADIO FILED DAY HELD - The Gibson County Wide Amateur Radio Club, in partnership with the Crockett County Amateur Radio Club, joined with thousands of other amateur radio operators showing their emergency capabilities during the recently Field Day held at Spring Hill School. The clubs operated various types of radios modes operated on battery, generator, and solar cells with no electric to simulate disaster emergency conditions. Gibson County Fire Chief Bryan Cathey, Gibson County EMA Director Rickey Graves and Gibson County Wide Amateur Radio President Barry Denton looks on as Tom Beilman of Dyer shows how the Digital Date Modes works. (Photo by Lori Cathey)
AMATEUR RADIO FILED DAY HELD - The Gibson County Wide Amateur Radio Club, in partnership with the Crockett County Amateur Radio Club, joined with thousands of other amateur radio operators showing their emergency capabilities during the recently Field Day held at Spring Hill School. The clubs operated various types of radios modes operated on battery, generator, and solar cells with no electric to simulate disaster emergency conditions. Gibson County Fire Chief Bryan Cathey, Gibson County EMA Director Rickey Graves and Gibson County Wide Amateur Radio President Barry Denton looks on as Tom Beilman of Dyer shows how the Digital Date Modes works. (Photo by Lori Cathey)
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By Lori Cathey Despite all the technology at our fingertips, every year towns across America find themselves in the dark. Storms, earthquakes, tornadoes, fires, ice and manmade disasters leave people without the means to communicate. Amateur radio is the one consistent service that has never failed. These amateur radio operators, often called hams, provide backup communications for government agencies, disaster relief organizations, public service events, emergencies or disasters and training exercises. The Gibson County Wide Amateur Radio Club, in partnership with the Crockett County Amate...
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TYSON FIRE DEPT DEDICATED TO LATE CHIEF GREENE - Wendy Greene Carroll and daughter Ayden Carroll watch as brothers Tyson Greene (left) and Chad Greene unveil the marble plaque dedicating the Tyson Fire Station #5 in memory of their father Mike Greene. The dedication ceremony, held June 29th, was attended by firefighters, family and friends. (photo by Lori Cathey)
TYSON FIRE DEPT DEDICATED TO LATE CHIEF GREENE - Wendy Greene Carroll and daughter Ayden Carroll watch as brothers Tyson Greene (left) and Chad Greene unveil the marble plaque dedicating the Tyson Fire Station #5 in memory of their father Mike Greene. The dedication ceremony, held June 29th, was attended by firefighters, family and friends. (photo by Lori Cathey)
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By Lori Cathey On June 29, firefighters, friends and family gathered at Gibson County Tyson Fire Station #5 for a ceremony dedicating the station in memory of the late Tyson Fire Chief Mike Green. Greene died June 10, 2013 after a long illness. Firefighters also placed a marble plaque on the outside of the building in his honor.  Green was one of the founding fathers of the Tyson fire department. He and his family donated the land to build the fire station on in August of 1994. The first three or four meeting of the fire department was held in Mike’s farm shop kitchen. Tyson Store Fire Stat...
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Emerson seeks county position
Dusty Emerson is announcing his candidacy for County Commissioner in the 16th district. Emerson has lived in Rutherford all his life and said he loves his community and county. He is the owner Warehouse14 in Rutherford. He and his wife Beverly have been married for five years. Beverly is a Jr. Hi...
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Littleton announces candidacy
Todd Littleton is announcing his candidacy for the position of District 16 County Commissioner. He has resided in the Tyson Store community for 32 years. He and his wife Kristen have been married for four years and are blessed with a one-year old daughter, Malone. Littleton received his B.S. degr...
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Dyer board awards repair job
The Police Department renovations job was awarded to Absolute Construction and the CDBG Sewer Grant project was awarded to Suncoast in the June 23, 2014 meeting of the Dyer Board of Mayor and Alderpersons. Those present for the meeting were Mayor Chris Younger, Alderpersons Judy Baker, Richard Re...
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