OBITUARIES FOR TUESDAY JANUARY 27TH…2015

RICHARD TILMAN rt HERNDON, JR AGE 77 OF MEMPHIS FOR MERLY OF CAMDEN PASSED AWAY SATURDAY THE 24TH AT METHODIST UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL IN MEMPHIS…SERVICES WILL BE SATURDAY THE 31ST AT 11AM AT THE STOCKDALE MALIN CHAPEL IN CAMDEN WITH BRO. RUSSEL GALLIMORE OFFICIATING…BURIAL IN THE LIBERTY CEMETERY…VISITATION WILL BE FRIDAY THE 30TH FROM 6PM UNTIL 8PM AT THE FUNERAL HOME.

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SCHOOL BOARD APPRECIATION WEEK

The Tennessee School Board Association has set January 25-31, 2015 as School Board Appreciation Week in Tennessee as a time to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of education plays in our society. Benton County Board of Education is joining all public school districts across the state to celebrate School Board Appreciation Week to honor local board members for their commitment to Benton County and its children.

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BENTON COUNTY DEPUTIES INVESTIGATE SUSPICIOUS DEATH

BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. — Officers are working on a mystery in Benton County after a man is found dead lying in his yard. Deputies said it was not until they got to the hospital that an X-ray revealed a bullet in his lung. Deputies are investigating this case as a “suspicious death.” Officers said when they arrived at the secluded home in the woods of Benton County Tuesday night they did not expect this case to take so many turns.

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POLICE SEARCH FOR HUNTINGDON BURGULAR

HUNTINGDON, Tenn. — Huntingdon police said they believe a single thief was quite busy Sunday night, busting through doors of four local businesses looking for cash. Authorities said they believe the person was a white man. Surveillance cameras showed the suspect in and out of one business in 15 minutes, getting away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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