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The Warren County Pioneer baseball team had a shutout going into the bottom of the seventh inning Wednesday, only to see White County erupt for three runs to defeat the Pioneers 3-2. Lee Carden had a solo home run for the Pioneers, who now have a district record of 6-5.
The Pioneers' next game is Friday night at Lavergne.
Gov. Haslam this week signed legislation that ends Tennessee cities' ability to annex by ordinance.
The law now requires that cities annex by consent of a landowner or through referendum votes approved by the majority of the landowners to be annexed.
To protect farmers, land used primarily for agricultural purposes can't be annexed unless the farmer agrees.
State Sen. Jim Tracy maintained his campaign fundraising lead over Congressman Scott DesJarlais in the first three months of 2014, according to the candidates' latest disclosures.
Tracy reported raising $172,061 in the first quarter. DesJarlais reported raising $76,102.
Meanwhile, Tracy's campaign war chest stood at $913,561 as of March 31st. DesJarlais' cash on hand was $198,356.
Tracy has led in fundraising since announcing his Republican primary election challenge to Desjarlais for the 4th District Congressional seat.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all interstate construction work this Easter weekend in anticipation of increased holiday travel. TDOT crews and contractors will stop all road construction work that requires lane closures beginning Thursday at 6pm through Monday at 6am. This will provide maximum roadway capacity to motorists expected to travel across the state this holiday weekend.
Motorists may still encounter some long term lane closures on construction projects that will remain in place.
Warren County rabies clinics resume on Thursday to give pet owners a chance to get their dogs pr cats vaccinated.
Thursday the clinics will be at the Farmers Market from 5-6pm. Friday the clinics will visit the Lucky Community Center from 4:30-5pm and the Warren County Livestock Barn from 5:15-6pm.
Pet owners can also stop by or call participating veterinarian offices during rabies clinic week. The cost of vaccinations is $8 per animal.
Tennessee law requires all cats and dogs over 3 months old to be vaccinated for rabies.