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Jaelynn Miller, 7, meets the Easter Bunny before the hunt at the Annual Wiseman Easter Egg Hunt at the Winchester City Park Saturday morning.

Easter egg hunts set for this weekend

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 9:24 am

The Easter Bunny will be hiding oodles of eggs for children to find during the following egg hunts scheduled in Decherd and at Tims Ford State Park. The City of Decherd recreation department invites all children to a huge Easter egg hunt Saturday at 1 p.m. at John L. Sanders Memorial Park. Easter Bunny will hop in and prizes will be awarded. Tims Ford State Park will host an Easter

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  • High on the Hog: Bigger, better with time

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 9:15 am

    The 27th Annual High on the Hog Festival officially began Saturday with a 5K run starting from the Winchester Square. Here, “Squealer,” the event’s mascot, gears runners up to begin the big race. Results will appear in Friday’s edition of The Herald Chronicle.

    The High on the Hog Festival’s organizers have worked hard to make it a stellar example about what Franklin County has to offer, reaching a pinnacle — the largest chapter in the event’s 27-year history. The Franklin County Kiwanis Club and the City of Winchester have joined forces each year to offer residents and visitors a great entertainment and festive venue annually during the third week in April. Jeannie Bates,

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  • High on the Hog being featured in reality show

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 2:12 pm

    Melissa Ramski, host of Kids Take Nashville

    “Kids Take Nashville” being filmed here Young musical performers from a Nashville reality television will be in town on Friday night at the High on the Hog. Aspiring singers of the new show Kids Take Nashville are scheduled to take the stage at the carnival and a portion of the show will even be taped there. According to a news release, two of the kids’ performances will be filmed at

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  • Playhouse presents 60th anniversary production: ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

    Posted on March 28, 2014 at 10:56 am

    AnniePlaybill

    The award winning Irving Berlin musical “Annie Get Your Gun” will be performed at the South Jackson Civic Center auditorium in Tullahoma during the first weekend in April. Performances will be on Thursday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, April 6, at 2 p.m. This popular musical will be a fitting tribute to 60 years of service

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  • Trails and Trilliums Festival – April 11-12-13

    Posted on March 21, 2014 at 1:26 pm

    Trails and Trilliums - pix II

      The 11th Annual Trails and Trilliums Festival is set to be the biggest and best festival yet coming up on the weekend of Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12-13, at the Monteagle Sunday School Assembly. The festival, which continues to grow in size and reputation, is the main fundraiser for the Friends of South Cumberland State Park. General admission is $10 and an additional $10 provides entry to all

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  • ‘Polly Crockett’ may be gone, but Cowan festival lives on

    Posted on March 17, 2014 at 12:57 pm

    EDITOR brian justice   After 32 years, the Polly Crockett and Tennessee History Festival is no more due to limited financial return, but Cowan is stepping out on its own — without the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce — to continue having an annual fall celebration. Although the process is in its infant stages, a name has been given — Fall Heritage Festival — to the new three-day event, to

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  • FC Chamber Ends Polly Crockett Festival

    Posted on March 4, 2014 at 10:39 am

      EDITOR brian justice   After 32 years, the Polly Crockett and Tennessee History Festival is no more. The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, which sponsors the annual historically themed crafts fair and family oriented event held in September, has crunched numbers from recent years, and the Board of Directors agreed the cost to put on the show was not amortized in its financial return. “That pretty much sums it

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