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Former Grundy County resident Gladys Creighton Arnett will celebrate her 100th birthday on May 24. She was born in Beersheba Springs, Tennessee on that date in 1913 to Morgan and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Perry Creighton. Gladys met her future husband Bob Arnett at the Methodist Church in Tarlton where she attended Sunday school. He was from Pikeville, Tennessee and was in this area driving a truck
Animal Alliance South Cumberland will hold its spring yard sale on Saturday, May 25, at the old Grundy County High School in Tracy City beginning at 8:00 a.m. All proceeds from the sale will benefit their low-cost spay/neuter program. Please call 931-235-9006, if you have items to donate for the sale. AASC wants to invite local residents to come by this large yard sale and pick up a deal. The
This year’s Annual Memorial Service for deceased veterans will be held at Cumberland Funeral Home in Monteagle. The event, a part of the work of the Grundy County Veterans Society, will start at 3:00 p.m. and last about an hour. A Roll of Honor, including the names of all veterans who have passed on since last Memorial Day, will be read and survivors of each honoree will be presented a
The Nineteenth Annual St. Jude Softball Tournament has been set for June 21 and 22 at the Volunteer Park in Gruetli-Laager. The fundraising efforts have already gotten off to a great start with Myers Hill Congregational Methodist Church holding their annual gospel singing and barbeque event in April, netting close to $3,000. “Myers Hill Church has been doing this event for a long time and the commitment of that church
The state of women’s health in Tennessee continues to improve in many areas, according to a Tennessee Women’s Health Report Card, released recently. The take home message: Women’s health is moving in the right direction, but there’s much more work to be done. The report card, last issued in 2011, provides a comprehensive picture of the status of the state’s more than 3 million women. The report card gives grades
Coalmont Elementary School will be hosting a community blood drive to benefit Kevin Shrum and a free health fair on May 20. The blood mobile will be at the school from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and the health fair will be from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Donors must be at least 17 years old or 16 years old with parental consent), and weigh at least 110 pounds. Donors
The Tracy City Fire Department will present “Fire On The Field” Saturday, May 18 at the old Grundy County High School on the football field with proceeds to help purchase much needed equipment. The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. (CST) with a car show with classic vehicles, trucks, motorcycles, fire engines, etc). There will be a corn hole tournament at noon and an IWF Wrestling Show at 2:30 p.m.