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Book: Women can 'Rise Up!' for Jesus
A new book by Thomas Nelson Publishers invites women to "Just Rise Up!" and put Jesus first. "Just Rise Up! A Call to Make Jesus Famous" is the latest in the InScribed series, a study series written by women for women. The author is Sarah Francis Martin, a wife and mother from North Carolina...
What's your level of awareness / knowledge about the amendments to the state constitution on the November election ballot?
 I know about all four of them, and know how I plan to vote on each one
 I know that there are amendments on the ballot, but am not fully informed about them
 I am primarily aware of one amendment and don't know about the others
 I did not know there were any amendments on the ballot

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Again in 2015, the Times-Gazette will have a team in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Bedford County. Upcoming fund-raisers include an outdoor craft fair on Nov. 22 in our parking lot. Contact our team co-captains, Lakita Victory and Adria Sharp, at 931-684-1200 for vendor information. The Relay For Life will be held 6 p.m. June 5, 2015, through 6 a.m. June 6 at Bedford County Agriculture and Education Center. For more information about the event, or to form your own team, go to http://www.t-g.com/bedfordtn
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Arlington National Cemetery funeral for Cecil Harris

World War II casualty Cecil Harris of Shelbyville is being buried at Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Harris was killed in France in January 1945; his body was found by hikers in 2013.

State news
  • Distemper closes Oak Ridge Animal Shelter
    OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Oak Ridge Animal Shelter has closed until next week after canine distemper tests came back positive....
  • Methodist panel hears appeal over gay wedding
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A Methodist pastor who was disciplined for officiating at his son's same-sex wedding will soon find out whether he can remain an ordained minister in the nation's second-largest Protestant denomination....
  • Gordon Ball launches bus tour in Tenn. Senate race
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Democratic Senate candidate Gordon Ball on Wednesday kicked off a bus tour around Tennessee that he hopes will draw attention to incumbent Republican Lamar Alexander's refusal to engage in a series of statewide debates....
  • Process outlined to review Tenn academic standards
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam on Wednesday laid out a process for a public review of the state's K-12 academic standards in English and math amid continuing discussion about Common Core....
  • Tenn. man pleads not guilty to raping Holly Bobo
    DECATURVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The brother of a man charged with kidnapping and killing a Tennessee woman has pleaded not guilty to raping her....

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