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Taking The Herald Along For The Ride

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 10:15 am

CW2 Nathaniel Gallagher from Pelham and SGT Ryan Brymer from Palmer proudly display a Grundy County Herald in front of a US Army Black Hawk Helicopter. Gallagher, a Black Hawk helicopter pilot, and Brymer, a Chinook door gunner, are currently serving in the US Army and have been deployed to Afghanistan since January.

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  • Pictures Of Our Past

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 9:14 am

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    The Gillie Family: L to R: George, Barnett, Charles Hatton Gillie, Hattie, Frances “Fannie” (Flynn) Gillie holding daughter Louise, Mary and Elizabeth. Two other daughters who died young are Estell (1896-1899) and Lola (1897-1897); both are buried in marked graves in the Tracy City Cemetery. Three other sons Charles, Ben and Roy Thomas were born after the photo was taken around 1908. Charles Hatton Gillie (1874-1950) is the son of

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  • Couple Celebrates 50th Wedding Anniversary

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 9:12 am

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    Mildred and Lewis Summers of Tracy City celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 11. The couple has two daughters, Delona Renee and Stephanie Dawn Summers Pitts. Stephanie lives in Hartselle, Alabama and is the wife of Rev. Danny Pitts, pastor of Gracepoint Church in Decatur, Alabama. Stephanie and Danny, who live in Hartselle, Alabama, have blessed the Summers’ with two granddaughters, Kelli and Kaci. On Saturday, July 12, Gracepoint Church

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  • Water Day Celebration

    Posted on July 9, 2014 at 11:31 am

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    The end of the year celebration of the SWPBS program at Monteagle Elementary was a wet event and enjoyable by students in grades 5-8. The final reward for Stinger Day was a water day requested by students. Water balloons, water guns, and water hoses were used as part of the fun. Mrs. Layne, the principal, even got soaked by water buckets during the event. Students earn stinger bucks when they

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  • Who Are They?

    Posted on July 9, 2014 at 10:57 am

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    Mrs. Angela McBee sent this 1950’s era photo to Palmer Town Historian, David Patton. She says, “This was my Uncle Bobby Creighton’s sixteenth birthday celebration at his parents’ home. It was a surprise party and it was the responsibility of my parents, Leck and Betty Coffelt, to keep him from finding out. They kept him at our house until the time of the party.” Bobby is the son of the

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    Posted on July 9, 2014 at 10:51 am


    Nicole Maria Drakopoulos and Derek Lee Street were joined in holy matrimony Saturday, July 27, 2013 at the St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Knoxville, TN. The bride is the daughter of Peter and Georgia Drakopoulos of Rocky Hill, CT. She is the granddaughter of Alex Pseftoudis and the late Maria Pseftoudis of Hartford, CT and Eve Drakopoulos and the late Nicholas Drakopoulos of Alfiousa Greese. The groom is the

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  • GCHS Graduates Gain National Attention With New Study

    Posted on July 2, 2014 at 9:32 am

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    Two Grundy County High School graduates are gaining national recognition from their latest research on employment opportunities after college. Alan Seals, Associate Professor of Economics at Auburn University, and John Nunley, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin, were recently featured in the Wall Street Journal discussing their latest project. Driven by the recent recession and fewer job prospects for college students, Seals and Nunley investigated the rate

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