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Celebrate National Older Americans Month this May

Celebrate National Older Americans Month this May

 

The month of May is recognized nationally as Older Americans Month, a time when we acknowledge the vast contributions older adults make to their families ...

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A musical comedy about real love

A musical comedy about real love

 

When does planning an innocent back-to-school hop consist of kidnapping a famous singer? When the owner of the town’s favorite diner and school hop ...

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Prom Time!

Prom Time!

 

Prom is one of the biggest highlights of the high school year. Young ladies dressed in glistening, formal gowns and young men clad in tuxedos ...

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Burklow named Regional Communications Coordinator

Burklow named Regional Communications Coordinator

 

NASHVILLE, TN — Saint Thomas Health is proud to announce the addition of Shan Burklow as the new Regional Communications Coordinator for Saint Thomas ministries across ...

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Church of God has new pastor

Church of God has new pastor

The Smithville Church of God will introduce its new pastor, Chris Moore, and his family in a community reception held in the church’s Fellowship ...

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May 6 is Kindergarten registration day

May 6 is Kindergarten registration day

 

Though this year’s school year is not quite complete, registration for the 2016-17 kindergarten classes has already been scheduled.

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Tennessee State Parks to Offer Volunteer Events on TN Promise Saturday

Tennessee State Parks to Offer Volunteer Events on TN Promise Saturday

 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee State Parks and Natural Areas are offering volunteer events across the state to help Tennessee Promise scholars log community service hours for ...

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Girl's Day Out!

Girl's Day Out!

 

One day and over 40 exhibitor spaces all for your enjoyment. The DeKalb County Women’s Expo is scheduled for May 14 from 8 am ...

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The life and legacy of Bobby Joines

The life and legacy of Bobby Joines

 

One morning last week, I was over come with tears while I stood in Bobby Joines’ kitchen. As I put up the dishes from the ...

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A selfie with Hillary

A selfie with Hillary

 

Local Democrat Party Chairman Jordan Wilkins not only had the opportunity to meet one of his political heroes, but also was got to snap a ...

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Nokes honored by General Assembly

Nokes honored by General Assembly

 

Governor Bill Haslam and the Tennessee General Assembly honored a long-time local entertainer with a resolution recognizing his accomplishments in Nashville last week.

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Warm up with a bowl of Irish stew

Warm up with a bowl of Irish stew

 

Slow cookers make whipping up a batch of Irish stew somewhat effortless. Simply combine the ingredients in the morning, then return at night to a ...

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State Parks challenge families to get outside

State Parks challenge families to get outside

Tennessee State Parks recently launched a year-long "Adventure Challenge" where families and individuals are encouraged to get outside across the state.

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Chamber of Commerce choses officers

Chamber of Commerce choses officers

The Smithville-DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce recently elected their 2016 Chamber Executive Board Members and welcomed 5 new Chamber Board Members at their January meeting.

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Luna joins Lake Home Realty

Luna joins Lake Home Realty

Lake Homes Realty announces that Tony Luna has joined as the Middle Tennessee broker and selling agent on Center Hill Lake. Tony has been selling ...

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Fraziers celebrate 65th

Fraziers celebrate 65th

Tennessee State Representative Terri Lynn Weaver recently presented Smithville’s Edward and Frances Fraizer with a proclamation for “being a testimony to love never fades ...

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The peddler was our grocery store

I am told that we had the biggest snowfall in many years. While looking out our window, I thought about when I was a little ...

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The idea of a snowman was too tiring

News from the Mountain

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Enjoying every minute of the first big snow

Wow…Wasn’t the snow AWESOME!

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Who ordered this?

Who ordered the big snow last week? The teachers or the students??? It was a whopper, especially with the ice underneath. I invited the gas ...

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