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July 3, 2014

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CROSSVILLE — Pioneer Day Entertainment signup

Country, bluegrass, R&B and gospel music singers and groups are needed for the 30th annual Pioneer Day. The event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13th. Please contact Tina ASAP before the spaces fill up, at 484-7416.

Moses to visit VBS July 13-18

Come and listen to Moses tell how he led God’s people out of Egypt; walk through the Red Sea; gather manna and quail for dinner.  Find out what God has planned for your life! Everyone 3-years-old through 6th grade is invited to attend this event at First Presbyterian Church in Crossville at the corner of Rt. 70 East and Rock Quarry Road, Sunday, July 13 through Friday, June 18; 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. each evening. Register: call 484-4644 during office hours of 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Tuesday – Friday.

New York State Picnic set Aug. 30

The annual New York State Picnic will be Aug. 30 at the St. George Marina Pavilion in Fairfield Glade from 2 to 6 p.m. This year’s Coney Island theme will feature multi-ethnic foods that they are sure will delight everyone, plus a few additional surprises. Great food, entertainment and prizes will be the agenda for the day.  All NY’ers and guests are welcome to attend. Stay tuned for more details.

Ohio Picnic set

Ohio Picnic set for Saturday, Aug. 16 at St. George Marina Pavilion. Please contact Kathy Schreier at 937-901-6401 if you would like to volunteer your help. More information to follow later. See you there!

Illinois Picnic set Sept. 6

If you are a former resident of Illinois plan on attending the Illinois picnic this summer, scheduled Sept. 6 from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the St. George Marina. Please call Mary Hall at 707-8314 for more info.

St. George Regatta Aug. 2

The St. George Regatta planning committee is busy planning the 2014 St. George Regatta. They would like the residents to save the date of Aug. 2. The theme will be “Tribute to Fairfield Glade.” More info to follow.

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  • County residents urged to vote

    Cumberland County has around 39,000 registered voters, as well as a strong reputation for voter participation.  However, as of press time on Tuesday, only 4,300 residents had taken advantage of early voting for the Aug. 7 primary and general elections. Local officials are predicting less than 50 percent of registered voters will cast their vote in the 14 days of early voting, plus election day. Only 23 percent of registered county voters participated in the May elections.

    July 30, 2014

  • Board amends by-laws

    At the July meeting of the Fairfield Glade Community Club, the board of directors approved a vote to amend the club's bylaws regarding uncontested elections of board members, effectively declaring Bob Diller and Steven Smith new board members.

    July 30, 2014

  • Naiad Kuhlman.jpg Senior olympian on the run for good health

    No one can get away with telling Naiad Kuhlman of Crossville that age is a barrier to exercise. The avid runner, personal trainer and instructor at Cumberland Medical Center’s Wellness Complex at Fairfield Glade won’t buy the excuse.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Enjoying nature.jpg Get your mink coat on the road

    It is interesting what animals you see crossing the roads sometimes. When animals cross roads, you can get a look at them, that wouldn't be possible if they stayed inside the cover of trees or grass. Sometimes, it is just a fleeting glance and you aren't sure what you saw. When you go into the woods looking for animals, they usually hide or leave the area before you even know they are around. But, roads are wide open with no cover. Also, most mammals are nocturnal, so they are out when we aren't. Anytime that I am on a two-lane road at night, I am always watching intently for wildlife in the headlights.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Read the latest edition of "The Bulletin"

    The Crossville Chronicle-Glade Sun also publishes a newsletter called "The Bulletin" in which you'll find a schedule of Glade activities and events, a restaurant and dining guide, golf information, and even tour schedules. Click here for the latest PDF edition of "The Bulletin."

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  • Patches of Life: The replacement years

    I need a new refrigerator. There are some other things on order too as we seem to be in the replacement year of our life. Everything from the light bulbs to the computer seemed to agree that this is the year of replacement.

    July 30, 2014

  • Abacus Column: Tennessee the third most corrupt state in the U.S.?

    According to a recent article in Time magazine, Tennessee is ranked third among U.S. States in political corruption. I am not sure how they measure such crime in order to make such a charge. Does some purveyor of statistics identify the number of elected officials proved guilty in a court of law; or merely charged with corruption?

    July 30, 2014

  • A Time 4 Paws celebrates pet adoption after 3 1/2 years

    Three and a half years ago, a local no-kill animal welfare organization known as A Time 4 Paws (AT4P) received an important email. A Nashville animal shelter volunteer asked if AT4P could take two severely abused English Pointer mixes. The email said they didn't want to take back two dogs they had placed in foster care for fear they would have to kill them.

    July 30, 2014

  • A Time 4 Paws collecting shoes to help Soles4Souls in fight against global poverty

    Attention anyone with a closet! Those shoes no longer wanted are desperately needed to fight the human tragedy of global poverty.
    That’s the message being delivered by A Time 4 Paws, which has launched an ongoing drive to collect shoes to help the poor. Used and new shoes can be dropped off at A Time 4 Paws in Crossville and can be left in the blue recycling bin outside labeled Soles4Souls.

    July 30, 2014

  • FFG Treasure Hunt set for Sept. 5

    The 2014 Fairfield Glade Treasure Hunt is set for Friday, Sept. 5. This has always been a fun evening for those who enjoy puzzle solving, figuring out clues or just having a good time.

    July 30, 2014

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