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“A Glance Back”

Posted on January 14, 2014 at 2:43 pm

In my Grundy County history collection I have two work sheets from the Sam Werner Lumber Company dated May 1 thru May 15, 1939 and one dated May 15 thru May 30, 1939. Here I would like to give you the names of those workers at that time. They included Ernest Anderson, John Anderson, Sam Anderson, Sherman Anderson, Luther Bone, Buford Cantrell, Talmage Cantrell, Rudy Church, Henry Dove, Spencer Dove,

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  • Soddy Daisy Standout Has Grundy Roots

    Posted on September 4, 2013 at 10:36 am

    Maynor - 2

    Hunter Maynor is a junior at Soddy Daisy High School and is the school’s starting quarterback this season. In his first start for the Trojans, he threw for 227 yards and two touchdowns, leading the way for a 25-7 win over rival Hixson. Hunter not only excels in football but is the starting pitcher for the high school baseball team and earned a state championship wrestling ring his freshman year

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  • The Chain Man

    Posted on September 4, 2013 at 10:14 am

    Marvin Nolan with Wood Chain

    One of our most enjoyable visits recently was to the home of Marvin and Betty Nolan on Rock Avenue in Palmer. They live in the “other end” part of Palmer where the late Lycurgus “Curg” Creighton had a home ad store in the early days of the town. We were thinking to just write a story about Marvin’s hobby of making wood chains but soon our visit turned into much

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  • Phone Scam

    Posted on July 23, 2013 at 12:58 pm

    The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security has announced a warning to citizens about a phone scam involving driver licenses. Several citizens in west Tennessee have reported receiving phone calls regarding an issue with their 2012-2013 driver license renewals. The unidentified caller(s) has requested the citizens’ social security numbers. There have been no reports that citizens have provided this information. “Our department would never request confidential information in this

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  • The Layers Of Our Lives

    Posted on April 30, 2013 at 2:41 pm

    For some reason, I’ve been thinking about recycling today. I have a dear friend who recycles everything! She has bins for paper, one for plastic, one for cans, and probably uses her table scraps to make compost for her flowers and garden area. Recycling is a good way to keep our planet healthy. It seems not everything can be thrown in a landfill if we expect to keep living here

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  • GCHS HOSA Club

    Posted on March 26, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    HOSA, Health Occupations Students of America, is a club that Grundy County High School offers to the students that attend there. HOSA is for students who would like to have a medical major in the health care field in the future. The adviser, Donald Partin, allows students to explore the fundamentals of the health care field. In HOSA, there is a state meeting every year in Nashville, which allows students to

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