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MES Celebrates Dr. Seuss Day

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:28 pm

Recently, Monteagle Elementary invited guest readers into their classrooms in grades PK through fourth to read books written by Dr. Seuss in celebration of his birthday and Read Across America. Students could also dress up as their favorite character from a Dr. Seuss book if they wished. The guests were served cake and punch and everyone had a good time. Thanks to Mrs. Sara Wynne and Susie Anderson for organizing

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  • Tips For Stunning Container Gardens

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:18 pm

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    Summer is announcing its return with sunny days and warmer weather. Gardeners are working in their yards and their gardens to prepare for the upcoming bounty. But, don’t forget, your pots and planters need panache! So, before you head out to buy plants for your porch, deck or patio, learn what it takes to create planters with style. Chances are, the gardener who planted up that beautiful pot may have

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  • Southern Blooms Festival at Rock City

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 12:22 pm

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                 Rock City will host its annual Southern Blooms Festival on May 3 and May 4. Vistors can enjoy the beautiful gardens and other activities from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Admission tot he Southern Blooms Festival is included with park admission.              Activities include:              The Frieda Utermoehlen Carter Garden Series – Join us on the Cliff Terrace Porch as we hear from some of the South’s finest speakers

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  • Pastor Appreciation

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:21 am

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      PASTOR APPRECIATION/FAREWELL DINNER   The Rev. Robert Johnson, his wife, Ruby, and their family are pictured here with members and friends of Harrison Chapel Congregational Methodist Church in Midway. The occasion was an appreciation farewell dinner to honor Pastor Johnson for his 27 years of faithful, devoted and dedicated service to Harrison Chapel Church.  

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  • The Wild Side of Tennessee

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:14 am

        Tennessee State Parks is now a partner and sponsor of “Tennessee’s Wild Side,” which is in its 14th season. The show airs on all six PBS stations in Tennessee. “This is a picture perfect fit as we share a similar mission,” Tennessee State Parks Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill said. “We want people to know what outdoor adventures are available to them in Tennessee and how valuable nature is

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  • Easter Egg Hunts in Gruetli and Monteagle

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:11 am

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    Monteagle and Gruetli-Laager hosted Easter egg hunts and visits from the Easter Bunny on Saturday April, 12th.  

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  • It’s a Family Thing

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 2:25 pm

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        Miss Brittany Church, the 2014 Grundy County Spelling Bee champion from Coalmont Elementary, and Palmer Town Historian David Patton are shown with her proud family after the event. Seated (from left) are her parents, Jerry and Pam Church and grandmother, Jeweline Church. “I’ll always remember the 2014 Bee as “the year of Brittany,” said Patton. “She won the David Patton Spelling Award, the Y.B. Ashby Teamwork Award, and

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