Everyone can join in 'reindeer games' at TAD Center
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer had a very shiny nose, and if you ever saw him, you would even say it glows. All of the other reindeer, used to laugh and call him names. They never let poor Rudolph join in any reindeer games…"
127 Seniors looking forward to new trips in 2014
The 127 Senior Center members gathered together Nov. 1 to socialize with coffee, goodies and chit chat. They played billiards, dominos and bingo, with Arlene Simmons calling the numbers and the prizes furnished by Quality Health Care.
Host of events set for veterans, community this week
Thursday, Nov. 7 — Free veterans concert at Stone Memorial High School at 7 p.m. Cumberland County Community Band and Community Chorus will perform.
There's a little ham in everyone
Everyone enjoys making others smile and laugh. It makes everyone feel better. It makes you feel accepted and well liked knowing others enjoy your company and what you are saying or doing.
A passion for purple plants
A common mistake in landscape design is thinking flowers should be the sole color element. Attractive foliage is a better foundation to build upon.
Rural Health Clinic staff leads presentation
Health care issues are all over the news today. What kind of insurance to get? Where to go for health care? What can I afford? Health information websites are slow, cranky and confusing. Fortunately, there is a marvelously uncomplicated place in Pleasant Hill at 9400 Sparta Hwy. (Rt. 70 W) called the Rural Health Clinic of the Cumberlands, Inc. (RHCC).
Initiative begins to perserve Civil War items
While Cumberland County was not a battlefield during the Civil War, many young men marched away to serve. Both Union and Confederate units received the boys and men from the towns and farms. Now, 150 years later, the Tennessee State Library and Archives is honoring that service by documenting the memorabilia left in the care of descendants and family of those who served.
Mays competes in world championship
Twice a week, around 4:30 a.m., 13-year-old Brylie Mays settles in for a ride to a stable on the other side of Knoxville. The drive normally takes an hour and a half, and once there she greets her American Saddlebred named Bravia, who she affectionately calls Hula. The pair trains for almost two hours before Brylie has to head back to Crossville to attend school.
AROUND THE TOWN: Excavating the recesses of a middle-aged brain
Do you ever get something on your brain and can’t get it off? Some friends and I were talking excitedly about a new restaurant here in town when our discussion meandered over to a deli that two of us loved and frequented on the University of Tennessee campus back in the late 1970s.
Seniors gather for Halloween fun
The 127 Senior Center members gathered together Oct. 25 to socialize with coffee, goodies and chit chat. They played billiards, dominos and bingo, with Arlene Simmons calling to numbers, and the prizes were furnished by Dr. M. Stewart Galloway, ophthalmologist. Emil Neitzke, president, opened the general meeting at 10:30 a.m., with Lucy Elmore saying the opening prayer and Bob Jones leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
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