Pleasant Hill Ramblings: Ching to perform in Pleasant Hill
Michael Ching is a composer, conductor, songwriter and arts administrator who has worked primarily in opera. From 1992 to 2010, he was artistic director of Opera Memphis. He is currently the music director of Nickel City Opera in Buffalo, NY, and the chair of the board of the Douglas Moore Fund for American Opera in New York.
Fair Park Jammers playing Friday
Most musicians find they can made beautiful music better by being in a group. The Fair Park Jammers have enjoyed coming together for years to play what most call “mountain music.”
Virgin Falls a natural treasure
Natural beauty is abundant in Tennessee, but there are many jewels that require an investment of shoe leather and sweat to see up close and personal. In return, they pay you back ten-fold with fresh air, sunshine and some of the most breathtaking views you can find anywhere.
AROUND THE TOWN: Hoping for an outcome
Those of us who are reluctant flyers have even more reason not to feel totally comfortable crawling into an airliner after a 777 vanished off the face of the earth. The Boeing 777, with a wing span three quarters the size of a football field, has not been seen since it left the Kuala Lumpur airport almost two weeks ago bound for Beijing. As of press time, authorities in 25 countries are still searching for the Malaysian jet and its plane load of passengers.
127 South Seniors set date for annual picnic
On March 14, members of the 127 Senior Center had a grand time socializing with goodies and chit chat. The members played billiards, dominos (which is getting quite popular) and bingo, which was called by Helen Lord. The gifts were provided by Bob Folger of State Farm Insurance.
Fairfield Ladies club to present 'April in Paris' fashion show
What could be lovelier than April in Paris? At 11 a.m., on April 2, the Fairfield Glade Ladies Club will be hosting a fabulous “April in Paris” fashion show at the Community and Conference Center.
Published March 19, 2014.
Plateau Gardening: Prune boxwoods to keep them healthy, strong
Many thanks to readers who emailed topic suggestions or yard and garden questions to MGardenerRae@frontiernet.net. Keep them coming! Watch throughout the 2014 season for "Plateau Gardening" articles based upon reader submissions.
Auditions being held for Crossville's Got Talent Show
The fourth annual Crossville’s Got Talent Show, a fundraiser for the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville, is right around the corner. If you enjoy performing, this could be your chance to win as much as $300, but you have to get signed up this week.
Pleasant Hill Ramblings: Council honors outstanding students and teachers at Pleasant Hill Elementary
At the March Pleasant Hill Town Council meeting, Mayor Al Dwenger presented certificates and gift cards to the Pleasant Hill Elementary School’s students of the month and teachers of the year.
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