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Countywide Field Day

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 9:16 am

  Coordinated School Health hosted the annual countywide field day at Grundy County High School on Tuesday, May 12. All six elementary schools participated in the one-half mile run, softball/football throw, 50 yard dash, and sack race. The overall school point winner was North Elementary. The category winners are as follows: ½-Mile Run Fourth Grade: First place: Daniel James, SMES; Ayden Dillard, NES. Second place: Christopher Myers, TCES; Audrey Phipps,

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  • Grand Opening For Mountain Goat Trail

    Posted on May 25, 2015 at 11:16 am

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    The Mountain Goat Trail Alliance, the Town of Monteagle, and leaders from Franklin, Marion, and Grundy counties celebrated the grand opening of the Mountain Goat Trail Phase Three and Pedestrian Enhancement on Friday, May 15, at Tom’s Place in Monteagle. The original trail carried coal and passengers from 1856 to 1985 through the Franklin and Grundy counties. The Alliance has reclaimed the railroad’s path, and created a scenic recreational path

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  • Meet Your Neighbor – Fran VanHooser

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 1:20 pm

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    Fran VanHooser is looking forward to Thursday evening. Her twin daughters, Kathlyn and Sydney, will graduate with Diplomas of Distinction from Grundy County High School. She spoke with the Herald about the excitement of this year and offered an excellent piece of advice for parents. Fran was born in Altamont, delivered by Dr. Harbolt. Her parents are Sue Nunley and Joe Smith. She comes from a large family. “My siblings

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  • TN Lottery Scholoships Awarded

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 9:36 am

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    Members of the Grundy county High School class of 2015 received awards and scholarships marking their academic excellence on Thursday, May 14. Pictured are the TN Lottery Scholarship recipients.  

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  • “FFA Hey! Day” A Success

    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 9:30 am

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    The first Grundy County “FFA Hey! Day” enjoyed community support with families experiencing a unique day focusing on agriculture.  Numerous people from the area worked together to make the event possible with many volunteer hours and resources donated. The Grundy Agricultural Education department and FFA organization are very appreciative and grateful to all the organizers, sponsors, and participants.

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  • Four TTU Engineering Students Design Solar Golf Cart

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 8:40 am

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    Four Tennessee Tech University manufacturing and engineering technology seniors spent the semester designing and building a solar-powered golf cart for President Phil Oldham. The cart has been in the works for about a year, designed by seniors in professor and department chairman Ahmed Elsawy’s projects class. They created at the request of the president. “It looks sharp; they did a great job,” Oldham said after his first test drive of

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  • Meet Your Neighbor – Emily Masters

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 8:36 am

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    Emily Masters, the daughter of Brian and Elizabeth Masters, is Grundy County High School’s Class of 2015 valedictorian. You might think she is all about the books, but Emily is a community volunteer and has big plans for her future. “I have always lived in Monteagle,” says Emily. “I love it. It is beautiful. “I started school at the Sewanee Children’s Center, at age 2.Then I attended Sewanee Elementary School

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