Carolyn Ann Young, 51 of Woodbury died Friday, August 7, 2009 at her residence. She was a Community Corrections Probation Officer and a member of the Dowelltown Methodist Church. The funeral was Monday, August 10, 2009 at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home in Smithville. Wayne Malone officiated and burial was in the Gunter Grizzle Cemetery.
Dorothy Irene Robinson, 49 of Manchester, passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at her residence. She was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of the late Robert Winchell and Minnie Ratliff Farless. She was a homemaker.
Funeral services for Jesse E. (Jack) Lewis, 82, were held Tuesday, August 18, 2009 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Hodge officiating. Burial was in Gilley Hill Cemetery with Woodbury Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
There was a time, not too many years ago, when I could tell you the name of the head football coach at any given high school in Tennessee. I didn't even need a reference sheet. All you had to do was throw out the name of a school and I would fire back with the name of that school's head football coach.
Coaches once stayed in place for long periods of time. J. C. Campbell, for example, was the head coach at Hampton for more than 40 years before retiring this past spring. He's still a part time assistant.
The Cannon County Major League All-Star team played in the State Tournament held at Barfield Park in Murfreesboro recently, finishing in second place.
Cannon County Youth Football teams played Watertown teams in a Jamboree in Baxter on Saturday, Aug. 15. Above, Bo Parker carries the ball and is tackled during 8-9 year old team action.