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Cowan Fall Heritage Festival kicks off a new tradition

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 4:52 am

The first ever Cowan Fall Heritage Festival begins today with live music in the heart of the community’s downtown area. The festival was organized this year as an alternative to the Polly Crockett Festival, which is no longer being held. Organizers say the event promises to provide some of the best top-notch entertainment at any festival in the state. The fun begins today at 5 p.m. and runs until 10

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  • Winchester to kick off fall season with festival

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 1:24 pm

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    With the beginning of autumn crispness in the air, the City of Winchester is gearing up to give area residents an entertainment avenue to welcome the change of seasons. For the past four years, the city has held it’s annual Taste of Autumn Fall Festival, which has been scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the downtown Winchester Square. The Winchester Downtown Program Corp., which

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  • Local R/C club event helps Wounded Warriors

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 9:18 am

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    Coffee Airfoilers Model Radio Control Club raised $1,200 for the Wounded Warriors recently, joining more than 200 organizations that held special events celebrating National Model Aviation Day with proceeds going to benefit the Wounded Warrior Foundation. The Academy of Model Aeronautics proclaimed Saturday, Aug. 16, as National Aviation Day. The Coffee Airfoilers event took place at the clubs’ flying field in Tullahoma on Wattendorf Highway, next to the Arnold Golf

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  • New events highlight Franklin County Fair

    Posted on August 15, 2014 at 5:36 am

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    Tractors, dirt and muddy shirts are a new part of what residents will be experiencing when the Franklin County Fair’s main attractions get under way next week. The big event and its side attractions will be held Tuesday through the following Saturday. However, a fair-sponsored 5K run/walk will officially kick off the event Saturday at the Southern Middle Tennessee Pavilion on Wilton Circle at 7:30 p.m. This year’s show will

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  • Medical forum focuses on education, prevention

    Posted on June 20, 2014 at 5:08 am

    Chief Dennis Young, Sheriff Tim Fuller, Phil Young, Senator Janice Bowling, Representative David Alexander, Asst. Director Skye Maxon, Director Tabatha Curtis, Dr. Mangru, Representative Barry Doss, TBI Meth/Pharmaceticual Taskforce Director Thomas Farmer and U.T.Martin Police Chief David Moore.

    The Franklin County Prevention Coalition has been charged with combating the area’s prescription drug abuse problem, and it recently held its second annual medical forum to continue escalating that effort. The coalition, in collaboration with local, state and federal partners, has placed its focus on education and prevention, and that approach was highlighted during the forum, held June 12 at the Winchester Church of Christ. This year’s speaker line-up was

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  • Community Arts Show ‘It’s Just Trash’ opens Thursday

    Posted on June 17, 2014 at 10:55 am

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    The Franklin County Arts Guild announces the opening of its Community Arts Show, “It’s Just Trash” on Thursday at the Artisan Depot, located at 201 E. Cumberland St. in Cowan. The show will be open through Aug. 2. It includes a wide variety of works made from recycled materials by many local artists in such mediums as wood, iron, plastic sculptures and a number of paintings. A meet the artist

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  • Herald Chronicle Softball Tournament action tonight

    Posted on June 6, 2014 at 5:57 am

    Families and athletes alike are converging upon Winchester this weekend for a big tournament in a small town — the 32nd Annual ISA Herald Chronicle Softball Tournament. The event gets underway tonight at 7 p.m. with more than 70 teams vying for bragging rights. Co-organizer Barry Lamb said that ironically, for a small town, the tournament has blossomed into one of the larger softball challenges in the state. Lamb has

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