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Ann Nunley won the Fun in the Sun Lake Winnie 4-pack contest from the Grundy County Herald. She is pictured with her grandson Abraham.
A son, Braden Kase, was born July 29, 2014 at Erlanger Medical Center to Johnny and Chelsea Braden of Monteagle. He weighed 6 llbs, 6 ounces and 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Jimmy Dyer, Jr. and Sonia Mainard. Paternal grandparents are Buster and Diane Braden of Gruetli-Laager. Branson has a 2-year old brother, Baylee Ray.
Misty Patel, originally from India, has made the mountain her home. A business owner, she loves Grundy County and the people who live here. When did you come to Grundy County? “I moved here in 2001 from Gujarat, India. I live in Tracy City. I wanted to come because I liked America and I really like Tracy City and the mountain.” Can you tell us about your family? “Yes, I
Rock City will host its annual Southern Blooms Festival on May 3 and May 4. Vistors can enjoy the beautiful gardens and other activities from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Admission tot he Southern Blooms Festival is included with park admission. Activities include: The Frieda Utermoehlen Carter Garden Series – Join us on the Cliff Terrace Porch as we hear from some of the South’s finest speakers
Stones River National Battlefield National Park Week begins this Saturday, April 19. All national parks will offer free admission during the opening weekend, April 19 and April 20. This is a great opportunity to celebrate our national heritage. In addition to free admission during the opening weekend, the week will include several other exciting opportunities: April 22 – Earth Day. Everyone is invited to look for a
The 2014 TCAP results show improvements across every high school subject and consistent scores for grades 3-8 across Tennessee. Statewide, more than half of the districts made gains in 3-8 math. Growth in reading dropped, and is an area with continued need for improvement. Seventy percent of districts made gains in the majority of high school subjects. The percentage of districts with the majority of their students proficient or advanced
Trooper Timothy (Sam) Johnson of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security visited Tracy City Elementary Pre-K. Trooper Johnson talked to the children about riding in their booster seats. He gave the children sticker badges, hats, coloring books and crayons, and child safety information books were sent home to the families. The Pre-K class was allowed to see the inside of the Tennessee State Trooper car. Pictured is Maddox
The Grundy County High School Vocational Agriculture students, with assistance from Mike Cordell owner of Cumberland Mountain Conifers, have added several shade trees to the Outdoor Classroom site at the school. Mr. Cordell provided the trees and demonstrated the use of specialized nursery equipment to move the trees. Students were taught how to set the trees properly and gained “hands on” experience. The large trees, donated by Cumberland Mountain Conifers,
Like most women, I have tried to lose weight numerous times in a myriad of ways. I’m a Weight Watchers dropout several times over, I’ve tried Nutri System, diet pills, LA Weight Loss, and I actually think I attended a meeting of Overeaters Anonymous! As my trips back and forth to the kitchen increased during each diet, I am sure Kenneth was thinking, oh yeah, and how’s that working out
I love to learn new things! It means my mind is not stagnant and like Hercule Poiroit, (the equivalent of Perry Mason or Matlock only of Belgium descent), says, “Ah, zee little gray cells, zay are working!” One thing that I have recently learned is that new towels are coated with some kind of sealant that keeps them safe and protects them from insects and bugs during shipment? I didn’t
Lone star tick bites are likely the cause of thousands of cases of severe red meat allergies that are plaguing patients in Southeastern states including Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia and spreading up the Eastern Seaboard along with the deer population. Vanderbilt’s Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program (A.S.A.P.) clinic is seeing one or more new cases each week of patients allergic to the alpha-gal sugar present in red meat, according
Spring is coming! And then summer will be here before we know it! Summer means bathing suits to most folks. That may mean a diet to you. How can we know if the latest “diet” is really good for us and not another fad? Lots of diets have come and gone over time. Some of them seemed really good in the beginning but the longer the diet has been around,
Do you wonder what the Grundy County Health Council has been up to? Here’s a brief peak from last few months of things just related to activity, nutrition and diabetes. 42 residents chose to participate in Shopping Matters tours with 5 people being trained as facilitators. These folks have each received a $25 gift card after their tour to help pay for groceries. 125 students in the after-school programs have