CROSSVILLE — Kayla Caron, a senior at Stone Memorial High School, was the winner of a $21,000 list priced 2013 Chevrolet Sonic Thursday morning from Dave Kirk Automotive. The car was one of many choices available to Caron. Dave Kirk presented the keys to the car to Caron. She was one of several finalists from both Stone Memorial and Cumberland County High School who were in the drawing for the 'Key to Success' attendance program. The program, in its tenth year, rewards students for their attendance in high school. Stone Memorial High School, Phoenix School and Cumberland County High School students came together Thursday morning at CCHS for the final drawing and award. One student, Kate Zecher, won a laptop computer. Other finalists were rewarded with gift cards for $50 or $100. Caron was so excited she cried several times after winning the new vehicle. Caron said she really appreciated Dave Kirk doing this for everyone and couldn't believe she was the winner. Dave Kirk said he continues the program in order to boost attendance in the high schools. Shortly after the giveaway, Kirk said he felt like he was on top of the world!
Caron wins new car from Dave Kirk in attendance program
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Repent burglar must serve time
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Panel OKs budget amendments
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Council votes to seek RFQs for wastewater operation
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A Lake Tansi couple who suddenly found themselves without shelter set up a temporary home in an indoor pool area at the resort/retirement community, according to police arrest reports.
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Mobile Vet Center in town Wednesday
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The Palm Tree Revisited
Palm Sunday is right around the corner. Since we don't have palm trees in our neck of the woods, there probably aren't many people who think about their unique characteristics. Several years ago I read a devotional by Dr. Cecil A. Fayard Jr., “The Palm Tree Revisited,” and want to share some highlights.
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On Wednesday, March 26, Crossville Breakfast Rotary President Jeff Vires presented a $1,000 check from the Crossville Breakfast Rotary Club to Carmen Wyatt, board president of United Fund, and Holly Neal, executive director of the United Fund. The United Fund of Cumberland County, Inc. provides administrative and other central services for the public and private health, welfare, character building and recreation, education service, charitable and philanthropic agencies and community organizations and the general public of Crossville, Cumberland County and the vicinity.
Tree of Distinction?
In the articles on Trees of Distinction, the Crossville Tree Board usually highlights a tree in the community that is an exemplary specimen of the species.
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