CROSSVILLE — Crossville First United Methodist Church invites the public to Election Day Communion Service Tuesday, at 7 a.m. in the church sanctuary. These services are to remind all that, regardless of our politics, we are all part of the body of Christ and unified in a common faith. Not only will Communion be observed, but prayers offered for elected leaders, whomever they turn out to be, and for Crossville, Cumberland County, Tennessee and the United States of America. For those needing to be at work at 7 a.m., the sanctuary will open at 6:30 a.m.
Fighting for Love takes Relay chili cook-off win
The Relay for Life chili cook-off was held at the Crossville Depot Feb. 22. The first-place winner was the Fighting for Love team. Bill Pressley and Sherry Lawson presented the award to team captain Christy Holt and family.
Another fun day at 127 Senior Center
Another fun day at the 127 Senior Center was held Friday, March 7, to socialize with goodies and chit chat. The members played billiards, dominos and bingo, which was called by Arlene Simmons (with her adorable “bingo” sweatshirt), and the gifts were provided by Quality Health Care.
- Marriage licenses (Published March 12, 2014)
PLEASANT HILL RAMBLINGS: Building a foundation and a place to play
The new church family that has been planted in Pleasant Hill, the Pleasant Hill Baptist Mission, took on a mission of its own.
Seniors can learn to defend themselves at Fair Park
We all know the world is getting more dangerous every day. It would be a good idea to know a little bit about defending ourselves when caught off guard. A fifth Senior Self Defense Beginner Class will be starting the end of this month.
PLATEAU GARDENING: Got questions? Tennessee Master Gardeners have answers
These encounters brightened my week just before that Sunday night ice storm and snowy Monday got March 2014 off to a roaring start: I saw an old friend in a grocery store parking lot. He stopped to chat and during that conversation asked, “What’s the story with azaleas this winter? Mine are protected up by the house but they look bad.” I didn’t have an immediate answer but have been asking around to see if other gardeners in the area have azalea troubles, too.
Womanless beauty pageant coming to Palace Theatre
The sixth annual Parade of Beauties and Chinese Auction Friday, March 21, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Palace Theatre. Some extra things about this event is that the Avalon Center is celebrating 30 years of service.
AROUND THE TOWN: Two childhood faves celebrate milestones
Two pop culture icons are celebrating milestones this year: Mattel’s Barbie doll and the movie The Wizard of Oz. Barbie turns 55, and Oz is 75. Ironically, they are my two childhood favorites.
Master Gardener classes to begin
Once again spring is just around the corner. For all the Cumberland County residents who would like to learn more about plants, soil, bugs (good and bad) and all that it takes to be a successful gardener, the University of Tennessee, through the Extension office, is offering the Master Gardener training course.
Seniors enjoy oldies from Days Gone By
The 127 Senior Center gathered together Friday, Feb. 28, to socialize with coffee, goodies and chit chat. They played billiards, dominos and bingo, which was called by Arlene Simmons and Helen Lord, and the gifts were provided by Dr. M. Stewart Galloway, ophthalmologist.
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