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MLK Scholarship recipient announced

MLK scholarship recipients announced

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 3:22 pm

  ASSISTANT EDITOR linda stacy   The 2015 Martin Luther King Scholarship Banquet was held on Saturday, May 16 at North Middle School. The top scholarship of $2,000 was awarded to Marynn Robinson, daughter of Jackie and Charity Robinson of Winchester. She will attend Middle Tennessee State University where she will study Art Education and pursue her dream to become a teacher. MLK Scholarship Board Chairperson Willie C. Hill presented

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  • Kinder Garden to debut at UT in June

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 2:43 pm


      While there are many children’s gardens across the United States, none are within a reasonable commute for residents of Cumberland County in Middle Tennessee or its surrounding environs. Located within the University of Tennessee Gardens, Crossville, Plateau Discovery Gardens, the Kinder Garden has been constructed for children ages 3 to 7 years. Master Gardeners, friends and the general public will gather for a grand opening of the Kinder Garden

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  • UDC presents ‘Cross of Military Service’

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 2:37 pm

    UDC presents Cross of Military Service

    Delores Fulks, left, vice president of the United Daughters of the Confederacy Kirby Smith 327 Chapter, presents a Cross of Military Service to Monteagle resident Donald Shannonhouse, right, a member of Sons of Confederate Veterans, Benjamin F. Cheatham Camp 72. With them is Sheila Williams, Chapter veteran’s representative. —Photo provided               A veteran was recently recognized during a recent meeting of the United Daughters

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  • Democratic Women Present Scholarship

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 2:35 pm

    Democratic women present award to HHS senior

    Franklin County Democratic Women presented a scholarship to Huntland High School senior Leslie Rodriguez, middle, at the Senior Awards Night on May 12 at the school.  At right is Jo Ann Barker, president FCDW, and at left is Pat Tabor, vice-president FCDW.  Rodriguez was selected for the scholarship based on an essay and application submitted to the FCDW.  —Photo provided

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  • Social Security delivers most popular baby names

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 2:21 pm

    The birth of a child is a special time for families and one of the first tasks parents have is naming their bundle of joy.  The Social Security Administration recently announced the most popular baby names for boys and girls in 2014 in the United States are Noah and Emma. The top five boy names in Tennessee in order of popularity in 2014 include William, Mason, Elijah, James and Noah.

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  • Walnut Grove Methodists to celebrate Children’s Day, homecoming Sunday, May 24

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 1:40 pm


        Annual Children’s Day and homecoming services will be conducted at Walnut Grove United Methodist Church Sunday, starting at 10 a.m. The festivities will include a children’s program, special music and the lighting of a memorial candle and a special collection for the maintenance of the church cemetery. A big, covered dish meal will follow at noon. Those having past connections with the Walnut Grove church, school, or having

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  • STLS luncheon finale held

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 1:34 pm

    STLS luncheon finale held

                                  The Southern Tennessee Ladies Society’s finale luncheon for the season included a fashion show and the election and installation of new officers for the 2015-16 season. Pictured from left are outgoing officers, Jennie Cowan, Connie Murray, Cleijo Walker and President, Edith Nunley who turns the gavel over to new President, Cindy Raybern, as Cindy Bryan, parliamentarian looks on.  Incoming

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