Community News

  • Chestnut Ridge

        Norma Jewell Adkins Clark from Indiana visited with her sister Cleta Cole and family, brother J.L. Adkins and family and other relatives and friends the past week.
        W.E. England, congratulations and here’s wishing you many, many more good years in business. I’ve known you since you were small. You were a very good friend and buddy to my brother, the late Eugene (Gene) Lowery.

  • Coalfield

        Great news! Armethia Lively (Robert Lively’s wife), who has recently been in the Johnsons’ Facility in Harriman attended church on Sabbath, September 25th. Everyone was so thrilled to see her. Armethia looked really wonderful.

  • Clear Creek

        It is sad to see the flowers fading away but I know the spring will bring new ones. Another week has passed since Bernard left us for his new home with Jesus, but we shall see him again where the roses never fade.
        On Friday my girls Fayne and Libbie were here with me. While we were sitting on the porch, Carolyn Jones and her sister Libby Hamby came by.
        Fayne came Tuesday evening then my neighbor Mike came down and brought my mail in to me. He told us they were getting ready for deer season opening on Saturday.

  • Make reservations now for October 14th Chamber Meeting

        The next meeting of the Chamber membership will be held on Thursday, October 14th, at the Schools Central Office. We will begin serving lunch (RESERVATIONS REQUIRED) at 11:30 a.m. Meeting will begin at noon and conclude by 1:00 p.m.
        Senator Ken Yager is the host for this luncheon. All newly elected officials have been sent letters inviting them to attend the meeting and take advantage of a five-minute presentation, if they so desire.
        Reservations will be accepted through Monday, October 11th.

  • Blood drive to be held Thursday, October 7th at Central High

        Medic Regional Blood Center is inviting previously deferred diabetics to stop by and give blood. As long as their diabetes is controlled by diet, medications and/or exercise!             The next blood drive in your community is set for October 7th at Central High School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Bloodmobile.

  • Adopt-A-Crag National Public Lands Day Event at the Obed Wild and Scenic River

  • CASA volunteers trained to help abused and neglected children

  • Crossville Airport Fly-In set for October 2nd

        The annual Crossville Memorial Airport open house and fly-in is set for Saturday, October 2, and will be held in conjunction this year with a groundbreaking ceremony for a new hanger facility.
        The popular event, which drew upwards of 4,000 spectators at last year’s 75th anniversary, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on October 2, and officials are expecting another big turnout. The open house and fly-in is sponsored by the City of Crossville.

  • Warturg Police Department shares steps for positioning child safety seats properly in vehicles

        The week of Sept. 19-25 is National Child Passenger Safety Week.
        It is an annual campaign to bring public attention to the importance of properly securing all children in appropriate child safety seats, booster seats or seat belts – every trip, every time.
        The Wartburg Police Department would like to provide these four steps to help you determine the proper seat and position your infant/child should be in.

    *Step 1: Rear-Facing Seats

  • Nashville attorney with Morgan County ties wins confirmation to federal appeals court

        Jane Branstetter Stranch, a second-generation Nashville attorney active in civic affairs, was confirmed by the Senate on Monday to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.
        Stranch, 56, was nominated by President Barack Obama in August 2009 and approved by a vote of 71-21.
        Her nomination had been the longest pending among those proposed by Obama for the appeals courts.