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Tracy City To Get New Bullet Proof Vest

Posted on December 18, 2014 at 9:41 am

Tracy City Police Chief Charlie Wilder recently announced that the police department would receive new bulletproof vests. The new vests, made possible through a donation in memory of Bud Werner ($1,000), matching federal grant money ($700), and money from the city, will replace the vests officers are currently wearing. Wilder says the new vests have already been ordered and will offer better protection for his officers. Pictured are (l to

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Santa On The Mountain

Posted on December 18, 2014 at 9:59 am

Mid Cumberland Mountain Ministry and Morton Memorial Methodist Church invite you to a Christmas toy store, Friday, December 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. All new toys are priced from $5 to $7 and regularly sale for $20 and up. Toys for ages infant to 17 will be on sale. Morton Memorial Methodist Church is located at 322 West Main St., Monteagle. To save your place, please call 931-924-2192

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  • Festival Of Trees At The Heritage Center

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 1:07 pm

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    The fifth annual Festival of Trees is now open at the Heritage Center at 465 Railroad Ave, Tracy City. A festival open house reception will be held on Friday, December 19, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The display of ten decorated Christmas trees will remain through the month of December. In addition to the trees, there are displays of a Victorian Dickens Village and a Beersheba Springs Village made

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  • Davis Joins GC School Board

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    The Grundy County Board of Education welcomed new member Larry Davis from Palmer aboard last week. Mr. Davis was appointed by the County Commission in November to fill the vacancy left by Jamie Cooper in District 2. Chairman Tim Spicer said “We are looking forward to working with Mr. Davis. Mr. Davis has spent his entire adult life serving the public and he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience

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Big 8 Roundup

Posted on December 18, 2014 at 9:34 am

SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie Deadline for Big 8 results to be turned in to the Herald is Noon on Mondays. All names are spelled as turned in on the score sheets. If your school’s results are not listed it is because they have not turned in their results to the Herald. Scorekeepers please fill out all areas of the score sheet including quarter by quarter score and first and last

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  • Jacket Men Down Sequatchie 46-35

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 12:58 pm

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    SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie The Grundy hoopsters continue to search for a rhythm. The Jacket men might have found a little of that Friday night notching a big district win over rival Sequatchie County. They lost at Notre Dame earlier in the week. The Lady Jackets dropped both games. The Lady Jackets fell to 5-9 on the season and 1-3 in the district. The men moved to 2-11 and 1-3

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  • First Annual Fiery Gizzard Race

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 10:52 am

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    The first annual Fiery Gizzrd Race followed the Fiery Gizzard Trail, starting at Foster Falls State Park going to Grundy Forest State Natural Area in Tracy City.     Because the race is in the state park, only 100 runners were allowed to run the full marathon (26.2 miles) and the half marathon (13 miles). Runners from Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Georgia, Alabama, and South Dakota particfipated in the event. Racers ran over trails

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Caramelitas

Posted on December 20, 2014 at 10:01 am

  12 Days of Cookies Day 12 Caramelitas Lori Benson 2 cups flour 1 3/4 cups quick-cooking oats 1 1/4 cups brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cups (2 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup chocolate chips 3/4 cup chopped pecans 1 1/2 cups Salted Caramel Sauce, recipe follows 2 1/2 tablespoons flour SALTED CARAMEL SAUCE: 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 3/4 cup

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  • PEPPERMINT BARK

    Posted on December 19, 2014 at 8:54 am

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    12 Days of Cookies Day 11 Peppermint Bark Julie Moore 1 cup crushed candy canes 2 lbs white chocolate Directions Place candy canes in a zip-lock bag and hammer until they are about 1/4 inch in size or smaller. Melt chocolate in a double boiler (you can also melt in the microwave in small batches). Spread chocolate on a cookie sheet that has been lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle crushed

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  • Neighbor of the Week Tyler Brown

    Posted on December 18, 2014 at 12:20 pm

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    Tyler Brown, a Grundy County native, recently accepted a job with Birmingham Barons, the Double A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. We caught up with Tyler just after his graduation from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Let’s start with some background. Where are you from? “I have always lived in the Cumberland Heights area. My parents are Ricky and Patty Brown. My grandparents are Doug and Bessie Brown,

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‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ Conquers The Box Office

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 12:54 pm

‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ conquers the box office ASSOCIATED PRESS After three weeks of box office dominance, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” ceded its reign to “Exodus: Gods and Kings.” The biblical epic easily ruled the weekend with a $24.5 million debut, according to box office tracker Rentrak’s Sunday estimates, while “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” dominated international charts with a staggering $117.6 million from

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  • “The Imitation Game”

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 9:16 am

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    By Jocelyn Noveck Associated Press It’s clearly the season for Oscar-worthy performances by British actors playing mathematical geniuses facing daunting personal odds. Sound overly specific? Consider: A few weeks ago we had “The Theory of Everything,” starring Eddie Redmayne as the brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking. And now we have Benedict Cumberbatch in “The Imitation Game” as Alan Turing, the man chiefly responsible for cracking the vaunted Enigma code used by

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  • Penguins of Madagascar

    Posted on December 3, 2014 at 12:53 pm

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    BY LINDSEY BAHR AP FILM WRITER For a movie that’s more paint by numbers than Picasso, “Penguins of Madagascar” begins with something completely unexpected: a Werner Herzog voiceover. Parodying his own work and documentary films’ obsession with the flightless birds, the German filmmaker gives an auspiciously clever start to a movie targeted toward the under 10 set. It’s a little wink to the adults in the audience right at the

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