Kelli Carroll is the recipient of the 2020 St. Alphonsus Council of Catholic Women Scholarship. Carroll is a senior at Stone Memorial High School. She plans to attend Tennessee Technological University in the fall. This year’s scholarship was presented in loving memory of Helen Davis.

Trentan Stokes of Crossville has earned a Bachelor of Arts, Educational Studies degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The online, nonprofit university has graduated over 178,000 students from across the country since its inception in 1997. 

Roane State Community College, in partnership with the Y-12 National Security Complex, has developed a new Cybersecurity Summer Camp for middle and high school-aged students. Originally planned to be held on the Oak Ridge Branch Campus, the camp will now be conducted virtually due to the COV…

Olivia Lance, left, of the Phoenix School has been awarded the Mary Laffrey Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is funded by the Tennessee School Nutrition Association Chapter 29. Lance is pictured with Phoenix Cafe manager Meggan Goucher, who serves are president of the TSNA Chapter 29.

Each year, The Crab-Orchard Chapter, NSDAR, presents the DAR Good Citizens Award to one senior from each local high school. Recipients this year are Shelbi Brewer, who plans to study accounting at MTSU, and Kelli Carroll, who will study pre-optometry at Tennessee Tech. 

The Korean War Veterans Association awarded Emma Norrod, of Stone Memorial High School, and Holly Kay Shaw of Cumberland County High School with scholarships. The association relied on school officials to choose the winners this year due to the novel coronavirus health emergency. Both recipi…

Fleet Reserve Association Branch 294 and LA-FRA Unit 294 is honored to present Cumberland County High School senior Holley Kay Shaw as the recipient of its 2020 scholarship award. An award ceremony was held at CCHS where Holley received a Certificate of Achievement as well as a $1,000 check …

The Crossville Lions Club recognized recipients of the GOOD (Going On Or Defeated) Award with certificates and gift cards during a recent dinner in their honor. 

Cumberland County students bid farewell to teachers and their schools at the end of what has been a school year like no other. 

The Crossville Breakfast and Fairfield Glade Rotary Clubs sponsored five outstanding Stone Memorial High School students who participated in the annual September Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference at Camp Nakanawa in Crossville, TN. 

The Bo Patton Memorial Scholarship was created in 2005, honoring former CRYSA soccer player Bo Patton who died in a tragic car accident the previous fall. Bo was involved in CRYSA as a player, coach and referee and as a member of the CCHS team. Bo’s charismatic personality, strong character …

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Clarkrange High School sophomore Kaylea  Fields won first place in the FRA Branch 294’s annual Americanism Essay contest. Fields’ essay was judged against sophomores’ submittals from Cumberland County High Schools and Clarkrange High School. Though Fields was unable to attend the FRA Branch …

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Cumberland County High School sophomore Tirany Tollett placed second in the Roane State Academic Festival’s Creative Writing: Science Fiction and Fantasy division. Tirany's short story titled "A Walk in the Woods" features the faefolk of English folklore. The Academic Festival is an annual c…

Clarkrange High School students, junior Kaleb Lowhorn and freshman Candace Shelton, both won first place in the Crossville Branch 294 Fleet Reserve Association’s Americanism Essay Contest and third place in their respective grade groups in the FRA Southeast Region. “What My Vote Will Mean to…

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The Cumberland County High School Chapter of Crossville travelled to Nashville to attend the Tennessee FFA Legislative Breakfast, hosted by the Tennessee FFA Foundation and primarily sponsored by AT&T Tennessee. During this event, FFA chapter members and their advisors were able to share…

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Before schools were closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, North Cumberland teachers and staff participated in the school dress-up days for Read Across America in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

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Pine View Elementary seventh-grader Larry Conner Ryans won first place in his grade group in this year’s Fleet Reserve Association Branch 294 Americanism Essay Contest. He was presented with a certificate of achievement and $150 check. His essay, “What My Vote Will Mean to Me,” was judged ag…

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The Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts (TACD) recently honored Allison Stephens for her winning poster at their annual convention in Franklin.

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Fleet Reserve Association Branch 294 is pleased to announce that Holley Shaw, a Cumberland County High School senior, has won first place in the Americanism Essay Contest. In an earlier FRA Branch 294 awards ceremony, Holley was presented with her first Certificate of Achievement and present…

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Fleet Reserve Association Branch 294 is pleased to announce that Allie Stover, an eighth-grade student from North Cumberland Elementary School, has won first place in the Americanism Essay Contest. Her essay, “What My Vote Means to Me,” was judged against essays submitted by students in her …

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Cumberland Woodturner’s Club president Tom Neckvatal recently demonstrated some woodturning safety information and tricks to a class of 12 students at Cumberland County High School. Invited by industrial arts teacher Dan Wilson, Tom was enthusiastic about sharing his knowledge with these stu…

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The Cumberland County School System’s special education department will hold a special services open house March 17 from 3-6 p.m. at the Cumberland County Community Complex, 1398 Livingston Rd.

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On Nov. 7, some of the Children of Crossville Chamber Orchestra attended the Sons of Mystro Concert at the Cumberland County Playhouse and were treated to a question and answer session with the performers. The COCCO students asked them very pensive questions about their training, repertoire,…

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FRA Branch 294 is pleased to announce that they have selected winning essays from students in grade categories 7-12. The students were presented with congratulatory certificates as well as a monetary award for their efforts.  

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Cumberland County students from Crab Orchard and Stone Elementary became town leaders for a day when they attended the Junior Achievement BizTown in Clinton, TN, this past fall. The daylong program brings together lessons the students have been learning during classroom visits from Junior Ac…

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Several students recently participated in the Region Market Hog Show in December and the State Market Hog Show in January. These kids raised their hogs and worked with them every day to get the show ready and also practiced and studied information related to the market hog project to compete…

Fleet Reserve Association Branch 294 and its Auxiliary Unit 294 are pleased to announce that they will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior seeking to continue their education at an accredited college in fall 2020.  

Haley Simmons and Alexis Findley's STAR Event this year is Chapter Service Project. They wanted to give back to the community by making goodie bags for cancer patients at Dr. Dirk Davidson's office, Tennessee Plateau Oncology. They could not have done this without the support from his office…

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North Cumberland and Crab Orchard elementary schools were locked in a dairy battle this past October to see which school could increase its consumption of milk the most. The program was sponsored by the Dairy Alliance and Fuel Up to Play 60, a program that advocates moving more and eating be…

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Obituaries

Donald "Don" Edgar Meadows passed away surrounded by many family and friends at his home May 31, 2020. Don was born Nov. 6, 1931, in Chattanooga, TN. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jerry and Mary Meadows; son, Marty Meadows; three brothers, Doyle Meadows, Dallas Meadows and JC Cham…

Funeral services for Mattie Jernigan, 88, of Monterey, TN, were held June 4 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home. Bro. Tim Singleton officiated, with interment in the Welch Memorial Cemetery. Mrs. Jernigan was born Oct. 31, 1931, in Crossville, TN, to the late James Casto and Daffie Ledbette…

Charles E. Ferguson Sr. from the Breckenridge Lake Community in Crossville, formerly of Toledo, OH, passed away at age 87 on May 27, 2020. Charles was an Army veteran. He was assigned with the B Battery of the 49th Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Infantry Division. He served in Inchon, the Ch…