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  1. Craigmont too tough for Covington boys in region quarterfinalsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Covington Leader

    Looking to recreate the magic of last season's run to the sectionals, Covington took the fight to number one seed Craigmont in Memphis on Tuesday, running out to an early 8-0 lead. It did not last, despite a big effort from the outmanned Chargers, whose season ended in the region quarterfinals with a 99-84 loss.

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  2. Covington girls stay alive with win over DouglassRead the original story

    Yesterday | Covington Leader

    The Covington Lady Chargers had to go on the road Tuesday night in hopes of continuing the season and a trip to a fourth consecutive regional semifinal. Douglass, seeded second out of District 16-AA, stood in the way, having the advantage in height and bulk at every position.

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  3. Basketball postseason update: Seasons end for Munford, Covington girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Covington Leader

    Covington\'s Chelsea Dye drives past Haywood\'s Jamirah Shutes and Wandaryku Young in region semifinal action Wednesday in Covington. Photo by Jeff Ireland The last two Tipton County basketball teams still alive in the postseason - the Covington and Munford girls - both lost in the region semifinals Wednesday night, ending their seasons.

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  4. Old time notesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Covington Leader

    ... ounced that they were pursuing all leads while trying to figure out who burned down the Project Play playground in Covington.

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  5. Glass chosen to fill unexpired Scruggs termRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Covington Leader

    ... assertive leader and a champion and advocate for young families. "I look forward to attracting young families to Covington. If they're moving to Tipton County, I want to give them reasons to move (here). That's where my heart's gonna be." Glass will ...

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  6. CPD to receive body cameras, satellite locationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Covington Leader

    Covington police will soon be using body cameras, a technology not yet used in most of the West Tennessee region, said chief Buddy Lewis. Lewis said body-worn cameras are an effective tool that can reduce violent confrontations and complaints against officers.

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  7. Community EventsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Covington Leader

    ... A complete list appears in the Community Events section on our web site, www.covingtonleader.com. March 7 Covington High School's choral department will host "Tipton's Got Talent." The show will begin at 6 p.m. in the school gym. Special guest ...

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  8. Ruffin to host acapella group Spencer's OwnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Covington Leader

    The Ruffin Theater is pleased to announce the return of The Standards, now known as Spencers Own, this Saturday, Feb. 21. "The popular group always plays to a full house in Covington, and this is a show you'll not want to miss," said Tipton Arts Council President Dr. Loren Crown. "Many people have told me how much they've enjoyed previous shows.

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  9. Covington crime, ISO rating dropRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Covington Leader

    There's good news for the City of Covington: both the crime rate and the fire protection rating dropped in 2014. Data from last year shows that though there were 83 more arrests in 2014 over the previous year, overall crime and dispatches have decreased.

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  10. Birth announcement: Spencer Edward CulverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Covington Leader

    We have a new arrival in Covington: an adorable, healthy baby boy named Spencer Edward Culver. Born Feb. 4 at 5:58 a.m., he weighed eight pounds, one ounce and he was 20 inches long.

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  11. Atoka approves contract for roundabout designRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Covington Leader

    ... for the intersection for two reasons, he said: safety and intersection capacity. "The courthouse square in Covington is very similar to a roundabout in design and operation. Traffic on the square travels in a counter-clockwise direction, has the ...

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  12. Title streak ends for Lady ChargersRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Covington Leader

    For the first time in four years, the Covington Lady Chargers will not win the district tournament championship. As the number two seed with a bye to the district semifinals, CHS was already assured a berth in regional play.

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  13. Ripley downs Covington boys in district semisRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Covington Leader

    It has become a trite expression: "It's hard to beat a team three times in one season." Trite, maybe, but unfortunately true for the Covington Chargers in their 70-55 district semi-final loss to the Ripley Tigers on Friday night in Jackson's Oman Arena.

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  14. Covington's Maddie Lane signs with SouthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Covington Leader

    Covington senior Maddie Lane signs a softball scholarship with Southwest Tennessee Community College. She is pictured with Brandy Keough, mother; Carver Joe Keough, brother; and Travis Lane, father.

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  15. Web Exclusive: CPD solves armed robbery, rash of burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Covington Leader

    ... with robbery and theft of property while 18-year-old Triston Grant and 25-year-old Clifford Watkins, both of Covington, were charged with aggravated robbery and theft of property. A fourth suspect, 19-year-old Deonte Alston, of Covington, was ...

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  16. Replacement alderman sought in CovingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Covington Leader

    On Tuesday's agenda, the mayor and board were supposed to vote to fill Scruggs' seat, however the absence of aldermen Minnie Bommer and John Edwards meant the lack of a quorum and that the meeting could not take place. Questions surrounded their absence after it was noted the nominee they'd supported had withdrawn at the last minute.

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  17. Community EventsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Covington Leader

    ... call (901) 317-9020 or e-mail dbsatipton@yahoo.com. TCCA needs facilitators to conduct new classes at the Covington Senior Center. Classes include but are not limited to crochet class, piano class, art class, ceramics, calligraphy and jewelry ...

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  18. Covington girls fall to LibertyRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Covington Leader

    Lady Charger seniors Iesha Tipton, Brianna Dean, Anne Marie Van Cleve and Chelsea Dye closed the regular season on a down note Friday night at home, dropping a Senior Night decision to Liberty Tech, 73-61. Despite the setback, Covington held on to the number two seed in this week's district tournament and a guaranteed berth in the regionals next week.

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  19. Chargers finish regular season with winRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Covington Leader

    Covington assured its number two seed for this week's District-15 AA tournament with Saturday's Senior Night 70-52 win over Liberty Tech. The Chargers led 12-8 midway in the first period, only to see Liberty go on an 11-6 run and a 19-18 advantage.

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  20. Police receive multiple child abuse reports from schools | Covington and Maple Valley Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Covington Reporter

    The official stated the alleged victim and his younger brother were placed into protective custody. a Police received a potential child abuse report at 1 p.m. on Feb. 2. A Covington Elementary School teacher reported that a 7-year-old boy stated he was afraid to have the teacher call home because he would "get hit."

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