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Years ago in Grundy County just about every family had a pig pen which supplied meat and November was the big “hog killing” month because it was usually cold enough to salt the meat down which preserved it for later use. Of course with Thanksgiving and Christmas coming up a fresh ham was a big part of the holiday meal and sometimes they would be boiled in a lard can
Have you been racking your brain trying to come up with the perfect gift for someone who has everything? Have you decided that Christmas has gotten too commercial and you just want to give something from the heart? Are all the things you can think of things that might end up in the back of someone’s closet, never to be seen again until that person gives it to someone else?
David Fogle has been chosen as the December Senior of the Month at the Monteagle Senior Nutrition Site. David was born September 17, 1952 in Modesto, California to Juanita Cummings Fogle and Theodore Fogle. He grew up in Oklahoma and moved to Monteagle about two years ago and has been a member of the Monteagle Senior Nutrition Site for almost a year. For more information about the Monteagle Senior Nutrition
Grundy County High School Welding Instructor, Robin Dykes, was recently awarded the American Welding Society Instructor of the Year 2013 from the Chattanooga AWS Section. Mr. Dykes was chosen from among instructors that teach welding in both secondary and post-secondary schools for the surrounding counties of Hamilton County. Pictured (l to r): Assistant Principal Jamie Ruehling, GCHS Welding Instructor Robin Dykes, and CTE Director Gina Sons.
Blount County Sheriff James L. Berrong has announced that Phillip Hobbs from the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office and Jared Nunley of the Tracy City Police Department were among the 30 recruits that recently graduated from the Sheriff’s Office tenth Basic Law Enforcement Academy. This was the largest recruit class to date. The 11-week basic course began September 9. The 30 graduates underwent 443 hours of intense law enforcement training, including
There are so many blessings that I will begin with my early childhood. It seemed like magic and certainly a miracle. Thanksgiving is a very special time for the coming together of family and friends, sharing memories and love, remembering the people whom are less fortunate. We should not forget our service men and women, our family who had to leave this mountain on the Trail of Tears. They were
The Tracy City Police Department recently purchased four new X26P Tasers, one for each officer. At the November 12 Tracy City Board meeting, the Tracy City Police Department received a $1,000 matching state grant from the Tennessee Municipal League (TML) to go towards the purchase of the Tasers. Pictured are Tracy City Police Chief Tony Bean and TML Representative Halie Gallik.