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Lucille (Stephens) Tenpenny, 89, of Woodbury died September 7, 2009. She was born July 2, 1920 in Cannon County. Her parents were the late Joe Dillard Stephens and Delia (Melton) Stephens. Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 8, 2009 from 2-9 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 2 p.m. in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Bobby Zumbro will officiate. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery.
Ruby Lassiter Rains, age 87, of Murfreesboro passed away Monday Sept. 7, 2009. She was the daughter of the late George & Maude Williams Lassiter. Graveside Services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Riverside Gardens in Woodbury with Bro. Wayne Lankford & Bro. James Carl Lassiter officiating. Visitation will be from noon until time of service Wednesday.
Eight years ago this week, everything we had assumed about the security of American life exploded in a blood bath of a magnitude we had never experienced on native soil.
Take responsibility for your own future, and country’s, too
Amid debate over President Barack Obama preparing to speak directly to the nation’s school children, we publish here the text of his prepared remarks to students in Arlington, Virginia on Tuesday.