Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN


  • 7-5 Homesteads Descendents.jpg Homesteads Tower sets homecoming celebration July 5

    The Cumberland Homesteads Tower Association (CHTA) will hold its 2014 homecoming celebration on Saturday, July 5, rain or shine.

    June 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Family heritage valued at archives

    The Cumberland County Archives and Family Heritage Center is more than a repository for Cumberland County Records. Because their primary function is to preserve those records, they have become known as “The Archives,” but that is only part of their mission. Family heritage, the pride they have in the accomplishments of ancestors, is their other purpose.

    June 26, 2014

  • Bread of Life to host block party, open house

    The Bread of Life Rescue Mission will host its 14th annual block party and open house on Saturday, June 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 281 West Fourth St. in Crossville. Please be aware that a section of West Fourth St. in front of the Bread of Life Rescue Mission will be blocked off by the city of Crossville in order to hold this event.

    June 24, 2014

  • 127 seniors Cheyenne-1-w5.jpg Cheyenne entertains 127 South Seniors

    On Friday, June 20, the members of the 127 South Senior Center gathered together to play dominos and bingo, which was called by Helen Lord, and the bingo gifts were furnished by Buckeye Home Health. The general meeting was called to order by Fred Zoeller, president, with Arlene Simmons saying the opening prayer and Gene Brown leading the Pledge of Allegiance.

    June 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marriage licenses (Published June 25, 2014)

    June 24, 2014

  • Field Day #2 c.jpg Amateur Radio Field Day set June 28-29

    Despite the Internet, cell phones, email and modern communications, every year whole regions find themselves in the dark. Tornadoes, fires, storms, ice and even the occasional cutting of fiber optic cables leave people without the means to communicate. In these cases, the one consistent service that has never failed has been Amateur Radio.

    June 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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