County commissioners, firefighters and members of the community got a firsthand view Tuesday evening of the value of residential fire sprinklers.
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Trousdale County’s School Board rejected a motion to return to in-person classes five days a week after fall break during last Thursday’s meeting.
Hartsville will host its second Cruise-In next Saturday, Oct. 3 for vehicle owners wishing to show off their cars, trucks and more.
Trousdale County will hold what is believed to be the first band competition in Tennessee this fall in Saturday’s 16th annual Marching Yellow Jacket Invitational.
The Trousdale County Republican Party welcomed U.S. Senate candidate Bill Hagerty as guest speaker to its inaugural fundraiser dinner Saturday evening.
We continue our look at some local high school football players who were not just good, but were great.
My earliest memories of a cornfield take me back to a time when I was four years old. In those days my father harvested corn by hand. The process was called “gathering corn.”
The County Commission has a lengthy but routine agenda for its scheduled Sept. 28 meeting.
What a great turnout despite the weekend flooding! The Hartsville-Trousdale Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Celebration and Recognition Banquet last week in the large shelter houses/pavilions near the skate park at Trey Park.
On Wednesday, June 10, the Nashville Advertising Co-op of Sonic Drive-Ins awarded 50 $1,000 scholarships to employees of their drive-ins.
President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced up to an additional $14 billion for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19.
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Trousdale County Schools have announced plans to offer Google Classroom training sessions for parents interested in better supporting their children in virtual lessons.
Hartsville will soon be the new home of a commercial printing company that will also be looking for local employees.
Trousdale County’s Law Enforcement Committee discussed finding a potential spot for a new jail during its Sept. 8 meeting.
The Trousdale County PTA will be holding an online silent auction next week to raise funds.
The Hartsville Rotary Club held its biggest fundraiser of the year with its annual golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 5 at Gallatin’s Long Hollow Golf Course.
Our look at local football players who were a cut above the crowd, this week looks at a fellow that everybody in Hartsville seems to know — Danny Joe Gregory!
The Hartsville/Trousdale Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards banquet on Sept. 15 at Hartsville City Park.
I was back in the Grand Canyon riding a mule a couple of weeks back — something I have done many times in the past 20 years. My love of mules and mule riding take me back to my boyhood days in the Brim Hollow. My grandfather Brim had two mules, Kate and Liz. That’s Liz with a long “I,” as in…
The Tennessee gas price average continues to trend lower as Tropical Storm Sally moves toward the Gulf Coast. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $1.94 which is down three cents from last week, three cents more than one month ago and 34 cents less than one year ago.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has informed the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) funding for Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program payments will stop after the week ending Sept. 5, 2020.
The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) has announces $22.6 million in federal grant funds to be distributed statewide from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the 2020-2021 Federal Fiscal Year.
Six student-inmates graduated with their industry-recognized certificates (IRC) from CoreCivic’s career and technical education (CTE) programming on Friday, July 31, at Trousdale Turner Correctional Center in Hartsville.
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Ensuring a smoother process for selecting Trousdale County’s next fire chief was the focus of the Emergency Services Committee’s meeting last week.
The Tennessee Department of Education released plans to report additional COVID-19 information at school and district levels beginning Sept. 8, including numbers of new positive COVID-19 cases in districts and schools.
Trousdale County’s Health Council has set up a “Remembrance Wall” outside the old courthouse to commemorate Suicide Awareness Month in September.
Fix Trousdale will host a Community Yard/Craft Sale on Friday, Sept. 11 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Hartsville’s First Baptist Church to assist in funding.
Congressman John Rose held a virtual town hall meeting on Facebook last week to hear from and discuss constituents’ concerns.
“(He) seems to churn those legs straight ahead all the time, but he has no peer in slanting, angling and cutting back without losing a bit of speed.”
I’m not quite sure when the word “stress” became so prominent in the modern vocabulary. When I was growing up the word was seldom used.
Our August Yard of the Month winner was Pat Langford’s yard at 245 River Street. It is a classic example of Southern landscaping. Please remember to call in your favorite yard to 615-374-9243 and leave the address. Yards can be nominated for more than one month, so keep them coming!
While this is the 17th annual Sherry’s Run 5K Run/Walk, this year is the first time it is a virtual event. This just means you can participate from any location! Run or walk in your neighborhood, at the park, on a treadmill, wherever works best for you! In fact, you don’t have to run or walk…
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and the Department of Revenue have announced a new digital eligibility tool for small business owners to determine if their business may be eligible for a Tennessee Business Relief Program payment.
Thursday, September 03, 2020
Trousdale County’s Ambulance Service and Rescue Squad have acquired new technology that is designed to prevent injuries to staff and make their already difficult jobs a bit easier.
A classroom at Trousdale County High School is under quarantine after a case of COVID-19 was reported at the school.
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center at Wilson County was slated to open on Aug. 31 with a full array of highly specialized services, including diagnostic assessments, medical oncology and radiation oncology.
The Hartsville Civic League and the Trousdale County Historical Society will be selling their two-volume set of books on the history of the county as part of their celebration of Trousdale County’s 150th anniversary.
The Chamber has postponed several monthly community meetings due to the coronavirus, but we’re back!
The unemployment situation in three-quarters of Tennessee’s 95 counties continued to improve in July following business closures earlier in the year due to the COVID-19 health emergency.
With our own Hartsville Yellow Jackets taking the field, we will spend this month looking at a few of our former high school football athletes who were a notch above the average!
My thoughts often take me back to my earliest years in Sunday school class. From the time I began in the “card” class, Mrs. Johnnie Mae Denton made sure her students learned the great stories in the Old Testament.
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Trousdale County’s School Board voted last week to suspend most aspects of its Strategic Compensation Plan for the 2020-21 academic year.
From staff reports
Car enthusiasts have a pair of opportunities this weekend to take a closer look at high-end and classic vehicles.
Trousdale County government wishes to remind citizens of the new address display ordinance, which is scheduled to take effect on Sept. 1.
The County Commission voted Monday night to authorize a contract with Smith County’s landfill in regards to tipping fees for storing Trousdale County’s garbage.
From staff reports
There is nothing like a self-made man, or woman, we might add.
The coming of August marks a fascinating time of the year for me. It is usually in the month named after Caesar Augustus that the rustle of leaves stirred by the wind takes on a different sound. It is to me the first sign that fall is near.
Thursday, August 20, 2020
There are currently no cases of COVID-19 among school-aged children in Trousdale County, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.