Trousdale County’s Water Board approved by a 4-1 vote the expenditure of over $1.2 million for the construction of a new office and storage facility during a called meeting on June 1.
Thursday, June 10, 2021
Trousdale County’s grand jury handed down two indictments for first-degree murder after incidents that occurred at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center.
Trousdale County Schools began sending its “Books & Bites” mobile bus into the community this week to deliver summer lunches to school-aged children.
The Hartsville Rotary Club will be sponsoring its fifth annual Father-Daughter Dance for the community next weekend.
Well, we’re in the chicken business — again. A few years back when we lived out in the country we decided to acquire a few laying hens. Our son, Joseph, the one with mechanical and building skills, constructed a small hen house (I called it a chicken condominium) for our brood. It was comple…
We are visiting Hartsville’s Main Street and looking at the history of the old buildings that line both sides of the street.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and NIC Global officials announced Friday that the company will expand operations in Gallatin.
Tennesseans continued returning to the workforce in counties across the state in April. According to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, nearly all counties experienced a decrease in unemployment during the month. In year-to-year comparisons,…
Thursday, June 03, 2021
Trousdale County has a new, five-year contract with CoreCivic to operate the company’s Trousdale Turner Correctional Center.
Richard Davis is the newest member of the Hartsville/Trousdale County Commission, having been appointed to fill a vacancy in the 5th District during the group’s May 24 meeting.
Trousdale County’s swimming pool will not be opening this summer after all.
Trousdale County’s school system will begin allowing sixth graders to compete on the middle school athletic teams beginning with the upcoming school year.
An out-of-state employee at CoreCivic’s Hartsville prison was arrested last week and charged with attempting to introduce drugs into the facility.
Many people have commented on the new landscaping in downtown Hartsville — including the recent film crews for the two music videos that have been shot using our Main Street as a backdrop.
Jim Satterfield Middle School recognizes the following students who made the honor roll or principal’s list or had perfect attendance for the fourth nine weeks of the 2020-21 school year.
The great George Gershwin song goes like this: “Summertime and the livin’ is easy.” A well-known lyric from another popular song goes this way: “In the good ole summertime.” Summertime — that time of year right after spring has done its work.
The need for trained medical assistants is quite high. You interact with these people when you visit a doctor’s office or a clinic. They do everything from checking vital signs, running EKG equipment, and helping with lab tests. Volunteer State Community College can prepare students for the …
Thursday, May 27, 2021
For the second straight year, Trousdale County High School celebrated its graduation outdoors on the football field Friday evening.
A $200 million lawsuit was filed on Friday, May 7 as a total of eight current and former Macon County Jail inmates are making allegations of abuse and inhumane treatment.
Tri-County Electric members have reported receiving phone calls stating they have an unpaid bill and power will be disconnected if no payment is made within a certain amount of time.
Trousdale County High School recognizes the following students who made the honor roll or principal’s list or had perfect attendance for the fourth nine weeks of the 2020-21 school year.
Trousdale County’s swimming pool has delayed its planned opening indefinitely amid a continuing shortage of employees, according to officials.
When I was teaching art at the elementary school in Hartsville in the 1970s, my room adjoined the second-grade classroom of Mrs. Evelyn Martin. This was before the school had a music teacher, and each grade level teacher had to do music on their own.
By proclamation of General John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic, the first major Memorial Day observance was held in 1868 to honor those who died in the Civil War.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee recently announced the addition of Senator Ferrell Haile and Representative Patsy Hazlewood to the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group (FSAG). The bipartisan group will continue its work to support Tennessee’s economy and ensure proper fiscal management of federal…
Thursday, May 20, 2021
Trousdale County’s Budget & Finance Committee completed hearings on the proposed 2021-22 budget last week with no fireworks and no changes to the current property tax rate.
Hartsville resident and master magician Alan Fisher will wrap up a busy May with a local and an international event, both of which can be enjoyed by everyone in Middle Tennessee.
The County Commission is expected to fill a vacancy in the Fifth District by choosing from one of two candidates during its upcoming meeting.
A 22-year-old man died Monday morning after a crash on Highway 25 just east of downtown Hartsville that closed the road to traffic for several hours.
Our look at the signs of spring has seen us write about the common buttercup, the iris plant and this week, another flower that has invaded our shores — the daylily!
A few years back I wrote a column on “sayings.” My friend, Steve Wilmore, reminded me that one of his mother’s favorites went like this: “You’re going to have to lick that calf again.”
Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Butch Eley recently announced that revenues for April exceeded the monthly revenues from the same month last year, which was at the beginning of the pandemic’s impact in Tennessee.
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Trousdale County High School’s band has been the beneficiary of a $4,000 grant courtesy of a member of the School Board.
From staff reports
LH Cattle Company will be presenting the first of its 2021 Bull Riding Summer Series in Hartsville this weekend.
Trousdale County’s swimming pool is set to open as scheduled on Saturday, May 22.
From staff reports
One way to tell that “spring has sprung” is by the number of wild flowers that seem to just pop up out of the ground and fill the cow pastures and fields in the country.
I was visiting with a friend the other day. He is a gifted and sophisticated professional. In the course of our conversation, I asked how things were going in his life. He wasted no time in responding to my inquiry. I could tell he needed to express that which was on his mind.
From staff reports
Thursday, May 06, 2021
Trousdale County’s Senior Center is beginning to resume a normal daily schedule, including weekly trips.
First National Bank will be expanding into the Middle Tennessee market after signing a definitive agreement to acquire Citizens Bank.
The Hartsville/Trousdale Water Department is working to rectify a situation in which over 100 users had their water shut off or were charged late fees in error.
Seed Morton is preparing for his 10th annual Car, Truck & Bike Show, which gives local car enthusiasts an opportunity to show off vehicles of all makes and models.
A new ambulance and a brush truck for the Volunteer Fire Department are among planned uses for COVID-19 relief funds in the upcoming fiscal year.
With the arrival of spring, it seems like every plant in the yard is blooming — even the weeds!
Doesn’t our downtown look wonderful with the new landscaping! Plantings are greening up, a few are flowering and the new trees bloomed this spring.
This time of year always takes me wandering down the hallways of my memory to summer time and my boyhood days in the Brim Hollow. When I go back there, the first thing I think of is speckled butter beans.
Please join your friends and neighbors for a fun evening at Tri-County Electric’s Annual Meeting of the members on Thursday, May 13, 2021.
Cumberland University announced last week the start of its Phoenix Promise program, giving qualified Tennessee students an opportunity to earn a four-year degree, tuition free.