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Taking The Herald Along

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:50 am

The Grundy County Herald was shared with members of Africa’s Samburu tribe last week.  Karin Adams Barro, of Shreveport, LA and Jencie Adams Tipton of Nashville carried the newspaper with them on a recent visit into the heart of Kenya.  Mrs. Barro and Mrs. Tipton are daughters of the late Alfred Adams of Beersheba Springs. Thanks for taking the Herald along for the ride!

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  • Halloween In The Park

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 9:30 am

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    Gruetli-Laager will hold it’s fourth annual Halloween in the Park on Saturday, October 18 at the Gruetli-Laager Walking Trail. Schedule of events: 9:00 a.m. – Miracle on the Mountain / Play Outside Park Benefit Wiffle Ball Tournament. Registration at the Gruetli-Laager Ball Field. 10:00 a.m. – Wiffle Ball Benefit Tournament begins. 12:00 p.m. – Halloween in the Park Festival begins at the Gruetli-Laager Walking Trail. 12:15 p.m. – Costume Parade

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  • Local McDonald’s Owners Investing In The Future

    Posted on October 10, 2014 at 11:18 am

    Students in the Greater Chattanooga area can apply for a $1,000 Ronald McDonald House Charities scholarship to help with college expenses. Local McDonald’s owners have donated more than $500,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga for scholarships to area students over the last twelve years. The scholarship provides financial support to students who may have limited access to educational opportunities. Five volunteer judges review each application and choose

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  • Vanderbilt Works To Combat Ebola Virus

    Posted on October 9, 2014 at 9:58 am

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    Vanderbilt University researchers have partnered with Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc. to develop new human antibody therapies for people exposed to the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses. The San Diego-based company has developed an experimental treatment, called ZMapp, which contains antibodies manufactured in plants. ZMapp has prevented lethal disease in rhesus monkeys but has not yet been tested for safety and efficacy in humans. At Vanderbilt, researchers are using a high-efficiency method

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  • National Drug Take Back Day

    Posted on October 6, 2014 at 1:26 pm

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    The Grundy Safe Communities Coalition partnered with the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department and local police departments to make National Drug Take Back Day a success on the mountain. Pictured at the take back station at CVS in Monteagle are (l to r): Larry Sims, Monteagle Police Department; Paul Sweeton, Grundy County Sheriff’s Department; Chasity Melton, Grundy Safe Communities Coalition; and Lacey Oliver, Americorps Vista.

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  • Taking The Herald Along To Fort Campbell, KY

    Posted on October 3, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    Taking the Herad Along-Gallagher

    Sixteen family members and friends of Chief Warrant Officer II Nathaniel Gallagher were on hand to welcome him home on September 20 as he returned from Afganistan where he has been stationed for the last nine months. On hand to welcome him back were David, Peggy, Aaron, Lanson, and Zachary Gallagher; David, Ginger, Holden, and Kera Harris; Sierra Rhea, Ruby Argo, Jody Colton, Emily Green, Aston Lane, and Kayla Meeks

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  • Books From Birth Arrives In Grundy County

    Posted on October 2, 2014 at 10:45 am

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    The Governor’s Books from Birth 10th Anniversary Tour rolled into Tracy City on Wednesday, September 24. Stopping at Tracy City Elementary as part of its tour, First Lady Crissy Haslam read to students and then helped pass out gift bags. The books from Birth Foundation sends children ages birth to age five one free book per month. Providing books in the home is a unique opportunity for family engagement, vocabulary,

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  • Fannie Mae Autumn Stomp

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:26 am

    Altamont is gearing up for the Second Annual Fannie Moffitt Autumn Stomp on October 11. The Festival, named for the eccentric and colorful Fannie Moffitt, is a celebration of Altamont’s rich heritage and a time for old friends and family to reunite. One might simply enjoy the day in a place you may have never been before. One thing is for certain, there are so many things to do you

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  • The Sheriff’s Summary

    Posted on September 26, 2014 at 9:58 am

    Clint Shrum

    clint shrum Let me start by congratulating Chief Tony Bean for his successful completion of the New Sheriff School and Captain David Lance for his successful completion of Corrections Training. As I mentioned in last week’s summary the Sheriff’s Office had recovered some stolen firearms from a burglary in Monteagle. All of the firearms had been recovered with the exception of two. In the past week, the other two guns

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