Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN


  • fair park.jpg Big Band Sound to entertain at Fair Park dance

    Big band music has played a large part in who we are in American history since the 1920s. The music has been used to lift our spirits during wars and kept us going throughout the depression and rough times. The big music sound, reminded people that life, over all, was good and exciting.

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Plateau GArdening-sunblock_repellent5062.jpg Fight the bite!

    Mosquito bites were part of my childhood summertime experience. Itchy bumps were the price paid for failing to heed Mother’s warning to head for home before the streetlights came on. In 2014 a mosquito bite might cause nothing more than itching and skin irritation at the bite site, but a number of mosquito-borne maladies now seen in the United States can be deadly.

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • quilts of valor 1.jpg Quilts of Valor presented in Cumberland

    During the month of June, the National Quilts of Valor (QOV) Organization awarded its 100,000th quilt to military veterans who have been touched by war since it began 11 years ago.

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • RT-Cascades swiming.jpg Adventure awaits at Fall Creek Falls State Park

    It's Tennessee's largest and most visited state park, has been listed among the top state parks in the U.S., and it's practically in Cumberland County's back yard.

    June 26, 2014 2 Photos 21 Links

  • 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