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Last week, the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office released the results of autopsies performed on two individuals who were found dead at a Butler Road residence in Portland back in February.

MEMPHIS — Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest’s polarizing presence has hung over Memphis since he moved here in 1852 — his legacy cemented by a giant statue that loomed over all who passed his gravesite in a popular park.

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Loyd Barber, 94, of Portland, passed away on June 16, 2021, at…

Jerry Wayne Davenport, 69, of Portland, went to be with his Lo…

Jon Allen Collins, 84, of Portland, passed away on May 21, 202…

Dianne Ruckle, 75, of Portland, went to sleep in Christ on May…

Mary Lottie Eden Wims, 79, of Franklin, Kentucky, died on May …

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Two of the seven seniors from the 2020 Portland High School boys soccer team were recognized before the Panthers alumni game last Thursday. The 2020 campaign was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Seniors in attendance were Damian Luna (at left) and Landon Walters. Fellow classmates Pat…

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Portland High School football player Isaiah Wix gives Sara Geery a couple of boxes of peaches on Friday afternoon that Geery purchased recently. The football team sold peaches as a fundraiser for the program.

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Members of the 1981 Portland High School baseball team gathered on Saturday at Portland’s Dogwood Country Club for a reunion. After losing their first eight games, the Panthers won the district and regional title and reached the state semifinals of the state tournament. Portland defeated McM…