Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Glade Sun

July 9, 2014

What's Happening!

CROSSVILLE — Kinseekers meet July 10

Because of the 4th of July holiday, the monthly Kinseekers meeting is set for July 10 at 1p.m. at the  Fairfield Glade Community Church, 521 Snead Dr. Everyone is who is interested in genealogy is invited to to our monthly meetings. This month, Gene Stone will present “Online State Resources for Genealogy – Beyond Ancestory” and “Family Search, Using US Gen Web, Cindi’s List for State Records Online.” Our meetings are open to everyone who is interested in genealogy (the why’s, the how to’s or the where to go’s). If you decide to join our group it only costs $10 for the year. Any questions, feel free to contact Erin at 456-8367.

Learn about freezing, drying foods July 10

UT Extension Agents Kelli Bottoms and Jan Williams will teach the principals for freezing and drying foods properly. The class will be July 10 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the UT Gardens in Crossville, 320 Experiment Station Rd. There will be a $5 fee for this class. Pre-registration is requested by contacting Jennifer Burns at 484-0034 or email jburns35@utk.edu.

Elks Fish Fry July 11

We’ve added something new to our already famous fish fry – Cod. For $10 per person, you can enjoy “All-you-can-eat” fish and sides of coleslaw, French fries or baked potato and dessert. We have discontinued the half-baked chicken. Children 8 years and younger half price, children under 3 years eat free. Dinner is served from 4 – 7 p.m.

The Elks Lodge is at 1145 Genesis Rd. which is about a half mile south of I-40. Lodge hours are 12 – 9 p.m. Monday – Saturday. Please keep in mind we have limited parking, so if you can car pool that would be greatly appreciated.

Free ‘Heart Art’ workshop

Artist Eileen Wallach will be at the Fair Park Senior Center, 1433 Livingston Rd., on July 11 from 1 to 3 p.m. for a Heart on Art workshop. Participants will create spontaneous abstract art that will reflect their personal stories and help them to heal emotionally, expressing the hurts of their lives, without using words. Participants do not need to be an artist to benefit from this therapeutic artistic expression. This class is free, but supplies and seating are limited so please get signed up today by calling Tina Taylor at 484-7416.

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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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