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MES Character Awards: Respect

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 10:08 am

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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  • Meet Your Neighbor Wendy Tipton

    Posted on October 13, 2014 at 11:16 am

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    The Grundy County Herald is excited to welcome Wendy Snow Tipton as our new sales manager. Wendy grew up in Grundy County and is very active in the community. We are excited to have you as a part of our team. This is a great opportunity for our readers to get to know you. Let’s start with where you grew up and some family history. “Well, I was raised in

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  • Gruetli-Laager Seniors Visit Farm

    Posted on October 10, 2014 at 11:21 am

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    On September 22, a group from the Gruetli-Laager Senior Citizens Center enjoyed a trip to R&R Kuntry Pumpkins, Wooden’s Apple House, and Jackson Farms on Dayton Mountain.

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  • MES Celebrates Grandparents Day

    Posted on October 9, 2014 at 10:07 am

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    More than 400 grandparents and grand-friends attended Monteagle Elementary School’s Grandparents Day celebration. Fourth grade student Noah Layne provided musical entertainment and seventh grader Dhara Patel honored the grandparents with the reading of a poem. A candle was lit and a moment of silence was observed for grandparents who are no longer with the school family. This year’s theme, “Grandparents are Super Heroes,” was a big hit with the students

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  • Monteagle Welcomes Back Eagle

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 2:09 pm


    As part of the Mountain Homecoming on Saturday, October 4, the Town of Monteagle unveiled a plaster cast of its eagle. The original eagle was spirited away by Tennessee Tech students on a dark and stormy night in 1952.  Dr. Michael Birdwell, a history professor at Tennessee Tech, related the story of freshman Tom Moran and his friends taking the eagle before Tech’s big game against MTSU prior to the

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