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Meet Your Neighbor William Ray Turner

Posted on October 27, 2014 at 2:19 pm

Grundy Historian William Ray Turner is one of our most interesting people. His museum houses a unique and extensive collection of mountain history and he welcomes people from around the world to view items ranging from the very first issues of the Herald to early coal mining instruments. First, I want to let you know how wonderful it is to visit your museum. I wish I had hours to spend

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  • Nolan To Receive Award

    Posted on October 24, 2014 at 12:41 pm

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    Sgt. Lecil Nolan, a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, is the 2014 recipient of the twenty-ninth annual Palmer Veteran’s Appreciation Award, presented each November by Palmer Town Historian David Patton and sponsored by Citizen’s Tri-County Bank. After basic training at Fort Campbell, KY, during the summer of 1970, Nolan served as an infantryman with the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam from January to December 1971. When you are

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  • SMES Students Study Indian Civilizations

    Posted on October 23, 2014 at 9:31 am

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    Ms. Clayta Cleek’s fourth graders have been learning about Paleo, Cherokee, Swawnee, Choctaw, and Woodland Indians. They also studied about ancient civilizations such as the Olmecs, Mayas, and Aztecs Indians. The children completed the unit by building a model of a village of their favorite tribe or civilization. The SMES students did an excellent job.  

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  • Baby Girl Born

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 11:23 am


    A girl, Emily Michelle, was born September 29, 2014 at Southern Tennessee Medical Center in Winchester, TN to Kyle and Christa Borne. She weighed 6 lbs. 3.9ozs. and was 17 inches long. Maternal grandparents are the late Roger Clay Meeks, Jr. of Tracy City, TN and Elizabeth Ladd of Monteagle, TN. Paternal grandparents are Don and Cindy Borne of Gruetli-Laager, TN.

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  • MES Character Awards: Respect

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 10:08 am

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    Each month, students at Monteagle Elementary are selected to receive an award for good character.  The character trait being recognized for the month of September was “Respect.”  Along with a certificate, the students were rewarded with a Frosty from Wendy’s and thirty minutes out of class.  Monteagle Elementary would like to thank Wendy’s for donating the treats for this occasion. Pictures are: Bottom row (l to r) – Trent Garner,

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  • Meet Your Neighbor Charlie Wilder

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:53 am

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    Chief Charlie Wilder, of the Tracy City Police Department, made his way to Grundy County four years ago. Since then, he has fallen in love with area and the people. Congratulations on your new position. “Thank you. We are very busy!” Let’s jump right in with some background. Where are you from? “I am originally from Cannon County. My parents are Charles and Betty Wilder. I went to elementary school

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  • Fannie Moffit Autumn Stomp

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 10:24 am

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    Students from North Elementary dressed up to celebrate the Fannie Moffit Autumn Stomp on Saturday, October 11. They are in front of the old Fannie Moffit house wearing costumes from the turn of the century. The young ladies are wearing hats to honor Fannie Moffit.

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