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The Crossville Fleet Reserve Association Branch 294 recently honored the winners of the 2018-2019 Americanism Essay theme of "What Freedom of Speech Means to Me.” The winners received a $150 check for their efforts and a certificate recognizing their outstanding achievement.  

Stone Memorial High School Criminal Justice students recently attended a private lecture with Dr. Bill Bass. Students had the opportunity meet and discuss forensics with the Father of the Body Farm. “This was a rare opportunity that I am glad my students were able to experience,” said Kylee …

Cumberland County High School (CCHS) senior Brandon Day has been declared by the Fairfield Glade Lions as the February 2019 “Student of the Month.” School counselor Barbara Bridges selected Brandon to take part in the Lions Program. Lion Program Chairman Bob Cover appointed the month of Febr…

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Ten Brown Elementary students have attained "Millionaire" status for reading achievement. These outstanding pupils have read at least one million words in the Accelerated Reader (AR) program since the beginning of the school year.  Students are pictured with BES librarian Lee Houston. In fro…

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Cumberland County High School qualifiers for the Dave Kirk Key to Your Attendance program announced at a school assembly are, from left, ninth-grader Nathan Rohraff; 10th-grader Autumn Edwards; 11th-grader Adora Roysden; 12th-grader Mikayla Robinson; and Dave Kirk representative Tim Poore.

Cumberland County High School basketball homecoming representatives for the 2018-’19 school year are, front row from left, Josi Smith, freshman class; Samantha Magdaleno, freshman basketball; Angel Potter, sophomore class; Madison Buffkin, sophomore basketball; Madi Thompson, junior class; L…

Stone Memorial High School’s basketball homecoming representatives for the 2018-’19 school year are, front row from left, ninth-grader Natalie Stone, 10th-grader Morgan Wilson; 12th-graders Robin Wetzlich, Kaylee Braun and Callie Strong; 11th-grader Emalea Thompson; and back row, 12th-grader…

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The Fairfield Glade Ladies Club (FGLC) Scholarship Program was initiated in 1977 and renamed in 2012 to honor the memory of Pam Biggs. Pam was a dedicated and hard-working member of the club, serving on many committees and coordinating events. She continued to fulfill her volunteer efforts i…

Cumberland County 4-H Horsemen’s Club members recently competed in the Eastern Region 4-H Horse Bowl and Hippology Contest on Jan. 19.

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The Crossville Rotary Club has sponsored the Character Project in the Cumberland County elementary schools for 14 years. Rotarian members go to the fourth-grade classes of each elementary school and make a short presentation on values and character based on the Rotary 4-Way Test. These value…

The competition was fierce at the third,- fourth- and fifth-grade Battle of the Books at Brown Elementary. Team Mini Marshmallows and its fifth-grade team members Katy Wyatt, Alexus Boniol, Leila Fortner and Layla Kilgore defeated the Fast and Furious Wolves by 1 point in the final showdown. 

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Stone Memorial High School Senior Ethan Kirk was invited to participate in the Fairfield Glade Lions Club’s Student of the Month Program. He was selected by his school counselor, Karen Hicks, to be honored and was assigned the month of January 2019 by Lion Program Chairman Bob Cover. Cover a…

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Haley Cooper, a Retail, Hospitality & Tourism student from Cumberland County, has been honored as the fall 2018 Student of the Term.
Each term an outstanding student is selected to represent each full-time program taught at Tennessee College of Applied Technology Crossville. These studen…

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HK Derryberry visited Pleasant Hill Elementary in order to promote kindness and his anti-bullying message. He is pictured here with SRO Jim Higgins, Principal Missy Carter and Asst. Principal Abbi Dunford.  HK is a motivational speaker who delivers many messages across the world to numerous …

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Madison Florea, a Stone Elementary School fourth-grader, won the Cumberland Medical Center Diabetes Awareness Drawing Contest, a partnership with Cumberland County Schools’ Coordinated School Health in support of being a Healthier Tennessee community.

Fifteen Frank P. Brown Elementary students officially joined the school’s Junior Beta Club during a recent induction ceremony. The new members include, front row from left, Kayleigh Bolin, Samantha Rofe, Ciandra San Inocencio, Cruz England, Marilyn Roysden; and back row, Kaidense Loshbough, …

Paityn Findley and Makailee Phillips won the first semester attendance drawing at Crab Orchard Elementary and were awarded Kindle Fire tablets. To be eligible for the drawing, students must be at school every day during a week. Principal Debbie Beaty draws the names of students from each tea…

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Dan Koehl spoke to Christian Academy of the Cumberlands (CAC) 5th-12th grade students Monday, Dec. 17. The students received information concerning the elastic rebound theory, types of seismic waves and faults, the Richter Scale, the expectation of earthquakes in our area and across the Unit…

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The Brown Elementary School Choral Club, Middle School Choir, Pre-K and kindergarten classes, and the BES Band performed contemporary and traditional holiday songs at the “Christmas at Brown” musical on Dec. 14. The program was directed by music teacher Rebecca Purdue, with assistance from T…

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The Phoenix High School Family Studies class traveled to the Cumberland County Archives and Family Heritage Center to research early records of their families and learn about genealogical documentation. Ms. Joyce Rorabaugh taught them early history of Cumberland County and how to begin a gen…

Crab Orchard Elementary students earned their first marathon reward, a Nike T-shirt, during the Cumberland Mountain State Park Run Club. Crab Orchard students are staying active this year by participating in the Marathon Kids Program. They are tracking mileage and earn rewards for each marat…

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The Cumberland County Roane State Campus hosted Late Night Cumberland Oct. 18 to promote academic success for students.

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Pine View School Junior Beta Club has 39 members with 19 of the members attending the state Beta Convention at the Gaylord Opryland Resort. The three-day event was an amazing opportunity for the students to explore, discover and learn new things about visual arts, musical presentation, Engli…

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Glen Belcher, Support the Arts director, presents a $400 check to Eleni Fragopolous, Stone Memorial High School drama teacher, to assist with production costs for “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” which was recently presented by the SMHS Panther Tales.

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The Cumberland County Soil Conservation District recently presented the 2018 Holder-Bush Memorial Scholarship to 13 Cumberland County students pursuing degrees in agriculture at Tennessee Technological University. 

Seventeen members of CCHS Beta recently competed among the more than 50 schools and 4,000 students. 

Winners in the annual Cumberland County Soil Conservation District poster contest were honored at the Nov. 16 awards dinner with certificates and cash awards. This year’s theme was “Watersheds: Our Water, Our Home.” From left are Julia Karsten, first place, kindergarten-first grade, from Cra…

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Cumberland County FFA celebrated the completion of the new agriculture barn on the Cumberland County High School campus Nov. 13 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by chapter officers.

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Jennifer Vaughn is a senior at Cumberland County High School. She was selected by her counselor, Barbara Bridges, to take part in the Fairfield Glade Lions “Student of the Month” Program. Lions Program Chairman Bob Cover appointed her for the month of December 2018 and also named Gordon Movi…

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The Children of Crossville Chamber Orchestra (COCCO) is pleased to announce its first concert of the 2018-2019 concert season. The concert is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 14, at the Palace Theatre at 7 p.m. The theme of the concert is Broadway/musicals. They will be performing Haydn's Symphony…

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The Stone Memorial High School Criminal Justice students participated in Criminal Justice Day at the Community Complex and were given the opportunity to interact with professionals in various types of law enforcement situations in October. The Cumberland County Sheriffs’ Office, Crossville P…

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About 500 Cumberland County fourth-grade students were treated to a musical gift Nov. 12. They attended a special educational session with the Bryan Symphony Orchestra.

Brown Elementary School held their annual Fall Festival on Oct. 22. The PTO wishes to thank everyone who participated in making the event an enjoyable time for families. Third-grade teachers Michelle Cole, Lindsey Crabtree and Megan Hild are pictured eagerly awaiting children at their pumpki…

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The Panther Tales Players at Stone Memorial High School staged its fall production, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” Nov. 1-3. More than 500 students attended a special Halloween showing for elementary schools followed by evening performances the rest of the week. 

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Brown Elementary students let their imaginations grow at the Enchanted Forest Book Fair in October. Many students participated in the special dress-up day during the week-long reading event.

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CCHS Beta proudly announces the 2018-2019 inductees. Students inducted into Beta had to apply and meet the following criteria: earn an overall A average, maintain a clean disciplinary record, and participate in a variety of service projects each semester. This year, Beta officers inducted st…

Cumberland County High School (CCHS) senior Jonothon Perry has been appointed “Student of the Month” for November 2018. Jonothon was selected by his school counselor, Barbara Bridges, to take part in the Fairfield Glade Lions Club program. The Lions Club has designated senior students each m…

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For the second time, the Tennessee Secretary of State’s office has sponsored the Student Mock Election.  Students from all three grand divisions of the state have cast their votes in the statewide races for Governor and U.S. Senate.  These votes reflect who students would have elected as the…

First- and second-grade Brown Elementary students presented a Fall Musical on Oct. 26, under the direction of music teacher Rebecca Purdue. Some seasonal songs they presented were "Pumpkin Jack" and "Ghoul in the School.”  

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Cumberland County 911, Emergency Management Agency (EMA), County Sheriff Department and County and Crossville City Fire Departments with mascot Sparky recently educated Brown Elementary students on fire safety, first aid procedures, personal safety, when to call 911 and other vital safety topics. 

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The faculty and staff at Cumberland County High School were honored to welcome Craig Stevens, Class of 1978, back to CCHS to present to the school an original painting he designed. The print is now hanging in the entrance of the school library. Varying sizes of this print are available for p…

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Stone Memorial High School would like to thank Middle Tennessee Natural Gas for their generous donation of $1,000 in support of their food pantry. With the help of this generous community through financial and food donations, SMHS is able to send bags home weekly with our student Panthers th…

In preparation of a quickly approaching Land Judging contest, Cumberland County High School's Future Farmers of America chapter enlisted the help of local NRCS district conservationist Jake Watson to help Cumberland County High School's land judging team with some tips and tricks to win thei…

The Junior Livestock Show and Sale Auction, held during the Cumberland County Fair, served as the culmination of months of hard work for many local youth as they put their market hogs, lambs and goats up for auction. Pictured, in no order, are Sophie Helton, who donated her champion hog to B…

Each spring, Cumberland County 4-H members have the opportunity to take home 15 chicks to raise. They bring five back during the Cumberland County Fair to be judged and sold at auction. Among this year’s participants are, from left, front row, Alivia Bradberry, Xander Young, Emily Morley, Ch…

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