Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN


  • fair park.jpg Free beginner tai chi classes at Fair Park

    If you have been suffering with arthritis and would like a better way of dealing with it, then you should try tai chi. A new beginner class is being held at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday mornings with instructor Mike Pesce. Mike has practiced tai chi every morning for almost 15 years and says it just makes him feel better. He highly recommends you should try tai chi also.

    June 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • plateau gardning.jpg Plateau Gardening: Where are the monarch butterflies?     

    Earlier in June I took my camera out to the wildflower meadow between the southern edge of our woods and the main road to snap pictures of nectar plants in bloom and of butterflies feeding.

    June 23, 2014 3 Photos

  • PH ramblings.jpg "A Church of Us" visits Pleasant Hill

    One warm evening in May, three young men found themselves in Pleasant Hill seeking a place to spend the night. They were directed from Linda’s Coffee Shop to try at the Pleasant Hill Community Church, United Church of Christ.

    June 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • walker-gasoline alley.jpg Walker follows dream to Indy

    Jerry Walker got bit by the racing bug in 1947 when his dad took him to the celebrated Indianapolis Motor Speedway to watch the greatest spectacle in racing, the Indy 500.

    June 19, 2014 3 Photos

  • AROUND THE TOWN: Beat the heat with a cool play

    Although most of us have been celebrating summer for the past couple of weeks, the official beginning of it is Saturday. The summer solstice, or the longest daylight day of the year, occurs each year somewhere between June 20 and June 22. This year it falls on June 21. The summer solstice occurs when the tilt of the earth’s semi-axis is most inclined towards the sun.

    June 19, 2014

  • allen twins2.jpg Allen twins once again

    June 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • 127 seniors TommyDee-W7.jpg 127 Seniors prepare for Corridor Sale

    On Friday, June 13, the board meeting was held. In attendance were Lucy Elmore, Freddie Whitaker, Jan Neitzke, Sally Sykes, Gary Schellinger, Marietta Dion, Barbara Neely and Elaine Mumme. Absent were Ted Mumme and Bob Jones.

    June 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Daughters of 1812 hear of Andrew Jackson assassination letter

    Daniel Feller, history professor at UT Knoxville, related the story of an assassination letter to Jackson from Junius Brutus Booth at the recent state council meeting of the United States Daughters (USD) of 1812.

    June 17, 2014

  • pleasant hill ramblings.jpg Pleasant Hill librarian receives DVD collection

    The librarian of the Pleasant Hill Elementary School, Cindy Brown, was delighted to receive an extensive collection of nature and environmental videos. They were donated from a special fund established by the Cumberland Countians for Peace and Justice (CCPJ). This donation came at a time when school was winding down and teachers and children could relax, yet still learn new things about our world.

    June 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • ms cams Check Presentation.jpg Ms. Cam’s Studio raises $2,000 for Relay for Life

    Ms. Cam’s “Crossville Center of Dance” Director Cameron Hill is pleased to announce her studio raised $2,000 for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. The funds were raised through proceeds from the studio’s spring recital performance.

    June 16, 2014 1 Photo