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  1. King Cotton donates $6,000 to Charger footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Covington Leader

    Butch Dover, left, and Paul Mann, right, of King Cotton Ford in Covington present Covington High School football coach Marty Wheeler a $6,000 check for the CHS football program. The money was raised during King Cotton's "Drive 4 UR School" test driving program held during this year's Heritage Day.

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  2. Veterans Day Parade not covered well enough by usRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Covington Leader

    ... the veterans that we failed in a basic commitment -- to offer strong coverage of the annual Veterans Day Parade in Covington. Yes, we printed two front page photos from the event. And yes, we usually do more. To our way of thinking, Veterans Day was ...

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  3. FlashbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Covington Leader

    Covington Mayor David Gordon, seventh from left, and other dignitaries take shovel to dirt in the official groundbreaking of Wal-Mart Supercenter in Covington.

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  4. Police: Man shot in head names suspectRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Covington Leader

    A Covington man injured in a shooting just after noon on Tuesday was able to give police leads on a suspect. Police said Lejarvius Taylor, 20, was communicating with them after being shot in left arm twice and possibly in the head as well.

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  5. Covington prepares to transition to new mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Covington Leader

    As David Gordon's term as Covington's mayor comes to an end, some of his colleagues will remember a job well done. "The one thing that impressed me the most about him is that I've never seen him do anything that would benefit him," said vice mayor John Edwards.

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  6. Basketball preview: Butch Hopkins returns to lead young Cougar basketball teamRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Covington Leader

    A lot has happened surrounding the Munford boys' basketball program since last season. The team's four senior starters from a season ago graduated and the fifth starter - junior point guard Reggie Holmes - transferred to Covington.

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  7. 'Christmas Ride:' Memphis based movie gets reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... be complete without carols? Some are artfully provided by members of St. John's Missionary Baptist Church Choir in Covington, TN. The spiritual emphasis of Christmas Ride invites comparison to a couple of other movies from Tennessee: Hallelujah, ...

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  8. Legal and Public Notices 11/17/14 - Notice to Creditors, Probate Court Notice, Order of PublicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Murfreesboro Post

    ... JR., ROBERT L. WIGGINS, RONALD WIGGINS, WILLIAM BLEVINS, LILLIE MAI ALEXANDER, SALLIE MCCOLLOUM, and GEORGIA COVINGTON to appear before the Clerk of said court on or before thirty days after the last publication hereof and make defense to the bill ...

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  9. U.S. Cold Storage hosting job fairRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Covington Leader

    United States Cold Storage will be hosting a job fair this week and next week, general manager Phil Coles has announced. The industry, which is buildng a new facility in Covington, is a leading national public refrigerated warehouse operator with 35 facilities located in 12 states in the United States.

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  10. Two indicted on Tenncare FraudRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Covington Leader

    The Office of Inspector General, with the assistance of the Tipton County Sheriff's Office, announced the arrest of Dranell F. Barlow, 26, and Deborah Elaine Allison, 63, both of Covington, this week. Barlow has been charged with six counts of fraudulently using TennCare to obtain controlled substances while "doctor shopping," by failing to disclose to her healthcare provider she had seen other providers within a short time period and received prescriptions for the same or similar controlled substances.

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  11. Old time notesRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Covington Leader

    November 9, 1994 Resource center opens in Munford: LaVonda Tipton Dyson has returned to Tipton County as the director of the new Family Resource Center serving Munford and Drummonds. Karen Phillips is the director of the Crestview center, which covers Covington and Brighton.

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  12. Memories of the old Hyde Park Textile MillRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Covington Leader

    ... about the ninth grade, we started to realize that cotton mill trash made up the only industry that the town of Covington had. That is, unless you wanted to count Turner Dairy. In other words, if it had not been for that old cotton mill, the town of ...

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  13. Letter to the editorRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Covington Leader

    Thanks to Applebee's I would like to thank Applebee's in Covington for the wonderful meal, service and hospitality my friend, Robert Dick and I received yesterday in honor of Veteran's Day. The meal was delicious, the service the best and the hospitality superior! We truly appreciate being honored by the staff of Applebee's.

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  14. Chargers blow out Bolivar in season openerRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Covington Leader

    The Covington boys basketball team served notice that last season's trip to the sub-state game was no fluke with a 93-41 season-opening blowout at Bolivar on Tuesday night. CHS was dominant in every phase of the game, crushing the Tigers on both boards while hitting on a high percentage from all areas of the floor.

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  15. The Turkey Train, a Women's Conference, illusionists, and more: Keeping the FaithRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Times-Picayune

    Faith Bible Church , 1148 N Columbia St., in Covington, is preparing for its annual Turkey Train, the annual holiday food drive begun by Pastor Alfred Young and "Pistol Pete" Maravich many years go. This year, the church is planning to distribute 300 baskets of food to give to those families in need in our community.

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  16. U.S. Cold Storage announces Tennessee expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Business & Heritage Clarksville

    Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with United States Cold Storage officials recently in announcing the company will expand its current operations in Tennessee by adding a new distribution and warehouse facility in Covington next to Unilever. The public refrigerated warehouse logistics provider will invest $48 million and create 63 new jobs in Tipton County.

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  17. Parades, performances set for veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Covington Leader

    ... and military personnel at 1 p.m. in the AES gymnasium. The school is located just off Hwy. 14 at 474 Academic Dr., Covington. The program is especially designed to give highest honors to all who have served. It will feature guest speakers Senator ...

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  18. McGowan, Bomar win aldermen seatsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | Covington Leader

    In Covington, challenger Wayne G. "Mac" McGowan III, a real estate agent, defeated District 2 incumbent Tommy Black 535 to 360 . In Munford, First State Bank regional president Jack Bomar won 33 percent of votes for one of three seats up for grabs on Munford's Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

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  19. Hanson defeats GordonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Covington Leader

    ... the vote, defeating incumbent mayor David Gordon. Photo by Marianne Dunavant Hanson poses for a photo with former Covington mayor Russell Bailey, right, and is congratulated by his father, Danny, after his victory Tuesday night. Courtesy photo ...

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  20. Old time notesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Covington Leader

    Nov. 2, 1994 Naifeh, Starnes battle for 81st seat: The race for state rep in District 81 is a battle of two Tipton Countians. Speaker of the House Jimmy Naifeh, a Covington native and democrat, is the incumbent.

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