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“Something to Cheer About!” a film that explores the world of high school competitve cheerleading, will be screened at Crossville’s historic Palace Theater on Tuesday, Dec. 18.

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The Sons of Confederate Veterans Sgt. William A. Hamby Camp met for the final time in 2018 on Nov. 15. 

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“Something to Cheer About!” a film that explores the world of high school competitve cheerleading, will be screened at Crossville’s historic Palace Theater on Tuesday, Dec. 18.

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On Dec. 7 the 127 Seniors of Cumberland County met for their usual fun Friday with games, conversation, snacks and coffee. Helen Lord and Pat Fredley called the bingo numbers with Eye Centers of Tennessee furnishing the prizes.

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Jane Tavernier, fabric artist and member of the Art Guild at Fairfield Glade, will be teaching a three-session class titled The Art of Sewing for Beginners, geared for those who would like to enhance their sewing skills while making a very nice project. 

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Don’t forget that the Lucas Christmas show is on Dec. 15 — 2 p.m. matinée, doors open at 1; evening show is at 6, doors open at 5.

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The Fairfield Glade Lions Club keeps growing, as two new members were inducted earlier this month. Tom and Bonnie Morcotte joined the ranks at the Nov. 12 dinner meeting and became the 95th and 96th members in the club. This still maintains the Fairfield Glade Lions Club as one of the larges…

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The Sons of Confederate Veterans Sgt. William A. Hamby Camp met for the final time in 2018 on Nov. 15. 

Members of the Fairfield Glade Ladies Club had a galloping good time on their Halloween trip to Churchill Downs Race Track in Louisville, KY, to sponsor the fifth race and to present the winning jockey, owners and trainers the trophy. A portion of each member’s fee for the trip went to spons…

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The Crossville office of First National Bank of Tennessee, 1386 N. Main St., is once again hosting the annual Parade of Christmas Trees. Visitors are welcome to stop by to  vote for their favorite tree until Dec. 14. The Christmas trees, decorated by area schools, churches and civic organiza…

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The pioneering history of the USA, and other countries as well, such as India, is heavily intertwined with the invention of the railroad. The American prairie, once home to untold millions of bison, antelope and indigenous peoples, was opened up to exploring and settlement which rides, firml…

On Friday, Nov. 30, the Cumberland County Senior Citizens of 127 South met for fun and games. Helen Lord and Arlene Simmons called the bingo numbers with Life Care furnishing the prizes.

Lloyd Holt of Cookeville is seen rehearsing with the Cumberland County Community Band in preparation for their next concert Thursday, Dec. 13. The concert will be held at the Stone Memorial High School auditorium beginning at 7 p.m. The concert is free; donations will be accepted at the door…

The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass presented a winter concert, “A Festive Season,” on Saturday, Dec. 1, at Stone Memorial High School. Selections included “Carol of the Bells,” “Sleigh Ride,” “Hallelujah” from Handel’s Messiah and “Silent Night.”

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Statewide Organization for Community eMpowerment (SOCM) is celebrating 46 years of working for social, economic and environmental justice in Tennessee. It is a member-run organization that encourages civic involvement and collective action so that the people of Tennessee have a greater voice…

Come and celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and newcomers on Friday, Dec. 7, sponsored by Eye Centers of Tennessee. Have a birthday or anniversary in December or an anniversary or are a newcomer? Then come on out and let’s have some fun. They will have a birthday cake and prizes. 

The 18th annual Christmas on the Mountain toy drive is underway, with big red barrels taking donations of new, unwrapped toys to help make Christmas merry and bright for hundreds of local children. 

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Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area has spent the past year engulfed in a year-long, park-wide event called GO BIG 2018 Challenge.  

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Tomorrow is Dec. 1, and this means the Christmas holiday season will be in full force. If you are looking for something to do around town with a holiday theme, then you are in luck. There are a variety of holiday events and activities, at least one of which may interest you.

Monday – Choice of one: Homemade spaghetti and meat sauce with garlic Texas toast, baked chicken nuggets, peanut butter and jelly or soybutter and jelly pocket with yogurt, chef salad or Lunchables. Choice of two: Tossed garden salad, green peas, mashed potatoes, veggie juice or smoothie cup…

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Moving faith into action, Cumberland County Habitat for Humanity (CCHFH) constructed and raised the walls on their 69thhome built in Cumberland County. This build day was an initiative put together by the Habitat for Humanity church relations committee chairperson and the Faith Worship Cente…

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Successful Crossville band Memory Road Revue will headline the Salvation Army benefit concert at the Palace Theatre Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. All proceeds will go to the Salvation Army’s toy drive. 

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When Sherry Sparks settled in Crossville earlier this year, the move brought her closer to family but left her feeling lonelier than ever.

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The December meeting of the Friends of the Art Circle Public Library will take place on Thursday, December 6, at 9:30 am in the Cumberland Meeting Room of the Art Circle Public Library. Refreshments will be served from 9:30-10:00 am at which time the program will begin featuring Kathy Nelson…

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Girl Scouts of Cumberland County, Service Unit 126, attended a Native American performance from Ed Windancer of the Nanticoke Tribe Nov. 25. Windancer is a family friend of a local Girl Scout Troop leader. The Girl Scouts were excited to attend the amazing performance.

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An aerial photo of the Cumberland Homesteads Tower taken by Ron Durant is the winner of the annual Cumberland Homesteads Tower Association photo contest.

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The Cumberland County Salvation Army is asking for volunteers to ring bells at the kettles again this year. All kettle proceeds support the Children’s Christmas Program locally. Call 484-2503 to volunteer at Fairfield Glade Food City; to volunteer at Crossville sites, call 788-3414. Contribu…

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Be sure to mark your calendars for the upcoming Cumberland County High School and Fairfield Glade Garden Club poinsettia sale that starts the first week of December. 

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Thanksgiving is full of traditions, and at the Crossville Chronicle it has become a tradition to print the turkey recipes of the first-grade classes from Pleasant Hill Elementary School. Teacher Debby Wilson started the tradition many years ago when she shared them for publication with the C…

On Friday, Nov. 16, the seniors met for their usual Friday fun with games, conversation and coffee.  Arlene Simmons called the bingo numbers, and Buckeye Home Health furnished the prizes. Blood pressures were also taken.

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The United Fund is celebrating 52 years of being a 501(c)(3) non-profit and their campaign theme is “Superhero.”  The goal is to raise $415,000 to provide grant funding for 36 local non-profits.  With everyone’s help, they are helping to end poverty, build strong families, and create healthy…

Nina Hardison is the Art Guild’s Featured Artist for December 2018. She will be honored at the Fun and Wine reception Friday, Dec. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Plateau Creative Arts Center (PCAC), 451 Lakeview Dr. in Fairfield Glade.

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