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  1. Former pastor convicted of child rape, sexual batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATV Little Rock

    ... Berkley was formerly pastor at Victory Baptist Church in Henning and was officiating at a graveside service in Covington, Tennessee, when he was arrested. He faces sexual assault charges in Arkansas, where he has pleaded not guilty. He is also ...

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  2. Former pastor convicted of child rape, sexual batteryRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... Berkley was formerly pastor at Victory Baptist Church in Henning and was officiating at a graveside service in Covington, Tennessee, when he was arrested. He faces sexual assault charges in Arkansas, where he has pleaded not guilty. He is also ...

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  3. Old time notesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Covington Leader

    January 25, 1995 Veterans museum approved for Covington: The city and the Tipton County Veterans Council agreed to construct a veterans museum in Cobb-Parr Memorial Park. January 26, 2000 Judge asked for opinion on schools: Covington attorney Mike Whitaker asked for a judge's opinion on the leagality of closing the Covington City Schools system.

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  4. Lady Tomcats avenge loss with win over CovingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Covington Leader

    Covington's Chelsea Dye splits a pair of Haywood defenders during action Friday night in Covington. Dye scored eight points, but Covington lost, 50-38.

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  5. Covington sees early lead evaporate in loss to HaywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Covington Leader

    Covington senior Bobby Shanks gets through a pair of Haywood defenders and to the basketball during District 15-AA action Friday night in Covington. Shanks scored 19 points, but the Chargers fell to the state's third-ranked team, 76-57.

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  6. Community EventsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Covington Leader

    ... January 31 Local musical group DMB is hosting its Billionaire Dreams mixtape release party at The Farm in Covington. February 1 The annual Black History Program will be held at St. Paul Chapel, located at 8991 Richardson-Landing Road in Drummonds. ...

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  7. Austin Peay State University Women's Tennis gets swept by Middle Tennessee Blue RaidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Clarksville Online

    ... Torres at the No. 3 position. At the No. 2 slot, the pairing of senior Vanessa Tavares and freshman Brittney Covington fell 3-6, to the team of Tiffany William and Darya Shulzhanok. In singles play, the Lady Govs were unable to force a third set in ...

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  8. Lady Chargers blow out JCMRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Covington Leader

    The Covington Lady Chargers overwhelmed Jackson Central-Merry Friday 79-18 Friday night in Jackson to remain unbeaten in District 15-AA. Covington has won its first four district games by a total of 144 points.

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  9. Chargers score 100 in win over JCMRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Covington Leader

    Covington hit the century mark for the first time this season Friday night in Jackson, downing Jackson Central-Merry 100-74. Five Chargers posted double figure games, headed by Malcolm Taylor's game-high 22. Bobby Shanks turned in a 20-point performance.

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  10. Austin Peay State University Women's Tennis lose season opener at Chattanooga MocsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Clarksville Online

    ... the second set, 6-0, to Claire Mulyadi. In doubles action, the duo of senior Vanessa Tavares and freshman Brittney Covington dropped a 6-4 decision to the team of Kelsey Coots and Katie Polk at the No. 2 position. The Lady Govs return to action at ...

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  11. Megasite nearly ready for productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Covington Leader

    The Memphis Regional Megasite began to become a reality in 2009, when state and local officials began to purchase land in Haywood County near Interstate 40. Six years later, the megasite - defined as a huge, pre-purchased, "shovel-ready" site marketed for large-scale industrial developments that generates jobs and corporate investment - is almost ready for a huge step: the procurement of industries. Because the site, which encompasses about 5,000 acres, is located just 15 miles from Covington, it will have a huge effect on Tipton County.

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  12. Covington announces town hall meetingRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Covington Leader

    The meeting, geared for residents of District 1, will take place at the Children & Family Services building, 412-B Long Avenue, from 6-7 p.m. "This is really just an open conversation, giving residents a chance to have open dialogue with their leaders about their concerns and thoughts and ideas," Hanson said.

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  13. Charleston VFD battles own blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Covington Leader

    A burned fire truck sits outside of Charleston Volunteer Fire Department following a fire at the department last week. Photo by Jordan Moose The fire began at 8:57p.m., but was extinguished in just nine minutes by the Charleston, Covington and Three Star departments.

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  14. Lady Chargers rout Brighton, Jackson North SideRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Covington Leader

    Jackson North Side's Lady Indians offered little resistance Friday in a 68-37 beat down by the Lady Chargers. Improving to 2-0 in District 15-AA, Covington played lock-down defense, holding North Side to single-digit scoring in three of four periods.

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  15. Crestview Chargers defeat Brighton MiddleRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Covington Leader

    ... Glass chipped in 10, Griggs and Keyshaun Gant had eight each, Bryson Stowers and Lomax four and Devonta Smith two. Covington (10-3, 5-3) will be the number two or three seed in the district tournament and will play the Ripley Middle Tigers on Jan. ...

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  16. Dunavant names Newsom to replace retired GravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Covington Leader

    On Dec. 17, Bertha Graves, program administrator for the 25th Judicial District Attorney General Child Support Enforcement Division, announced her retirement from state employment. Graves has served as the program administrator since July, 2008, for the entire 25th Judicial District, in both the Covington and Bolivar Branch Offices of District Attorney's Child Support Enforcement Division, which manages child support cases in Lauderdale, Tipton, Fayette, Hardeman and McNairy counties.

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  17. Ceremony marks Craig's retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Covington Leader

    After nearly 38 years on the job, Covington Fire Chief Jerry Craig will hang up his hat for good next week. Though already planned for this year, after a racially-related post on Facebook spurred controversy last month, Craig decided to retire on Jan. 14. On Monday, the longtime chief, who started as a volunteer in 1977, was honored with a retirement ceremony at the Chamber Center.

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  18. Bearcats' first loss comes in OTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Newms360.com

    A clutch regulation 3-pointer and a Covington, Tenn., run in overtime handed No. 1 Baldwyn its first loss of the season, 81-74 Saturday in the Rumble on the River at Itawamba CC's Davis Event Center.

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  19. Local holiday season a success for area businessesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Covington Leader

    ... year were uncertain. However, most families appeared to have found their pockets to be a bit deeper this season. Covington Mayor Justin Hanson believes that sales this holiday season have been looking up. "Well, they're steady, if not better, than ...

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  20. The top five sports stories of 2914Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Covington Leader

    ... games, finished second in the district and made the playoffs. The season started with a dramatic win over rival Covington. On Oct. 3, the Cougars took out Brighton to win the unofficial Tipton County championship and found themselves with a 6-1 ...

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