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The year in Review
Top 10 stories of the last half of 2016
fire II
Three people were confirmed dead, and two others were seriously injured after a fire on South Mountain Street in December.
The year in Review Recapping the last six months of 2016 July: Phillips named Grand Champion Fiddler at Jamboree Peters repeats as Beginners Fiddle winner Ivy Phillips of Chapmansboro won the fiddle-off at the 45th annual Smithville Fiddler's Jamboree and Crafts Festival in July, and was named the Grand Champion Fiddler of 2016. Phillips, the Junior Fiddle champion, took the coveted Berry C. Williams Memorial Award after facing Senior Fiddler Gail Johnson of Lavergne just before 10:30 Saturday night. Phillips also took the Neil Dudney Award in the Contest fiddle division.