Trousdale County’s School Board will examine during their Oct. 15 meeting a proposed option for returning to full-time, in-person classes after the Christmas break.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Early voting kicked off this week for the November election and with higher than normal turnout expected, voters are urged to take advantage of the opportunity.
The Planning Commission gave preliminary approval Monday evening to Phase II of the Hickory Ridge subdivision.
A Hartsville man and woman are facing charges, including carjacking, as the result of an incident last month.
Ghosts are often said to have died tragically, or perhaps been the victim of foul play and looking to exact revenge.
Well, it’s almost that time of year again. In a few days tobacco stalks will be making their appearance once again as tobacco striping will be in full swing. Holder’s Tobacco Warehouse in Hartsville is one of the few places left in our part of the world where a large quantity of tobacco will…
A new White House coronavirus aid offer got bad reviews from both ends of the political spectrum on Saturday.
A Hartsville man was killed Friday evening in a tractor-trailer accident on Interstate 24 in Rutherford County.
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry is observing National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4-10 by reminding citizens to follow simple safety practices to prevent wildfires and obtain a debris burn permit for leaf and brush piles. The official start of wildfire season in …
Thursday, October 08, 2020
As fall breaks begin for Middle Tennessee schoolchildren, school administrators have settled into systems for handling the coronavirus pandemic that by and large seem to be working but vary slightly.
Citizens Bank teamed with Ascension Saint Thomas last week to host its Mobile Mammogram Unit in the bank’s parking lot as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The Trousdale County Senior Center reopened this week, although in a limited capacity.
Members of the County Commission will vote at their October meeting on whether to require fire sprinklers in new residential construction.
A Hartsville man and his wife have launched a horse ride across Tennessee to bring awareness to the mental health needs of police, military and first responders.
With this being the month with Halloween we are retelling some ghost stories.
I’m proud to announce that 105 Lytle Drive is the winner of September’s Yard of the Month. Runners-up include 788 McMurry Blvd. E., 130 Hickory Ridge Lane, 806 McMurry Blvd. E., 514 E. Main St., 418 Andrews Ave. and 786 Melrose Drive.
A week or so back, I decided to go visit an old friend. So, I packed up some gear and headed for the Brim Hollow. I took two chainsaws, a 12-gauge shotgun, and my favorite little ax; but most importantly, I took my time. You can’t be in a hurry when you spend time with a friend.
Tennessee revenues were more than the budgeted estimates for the first month of the state’s fiscal year. Finance and Administration Commissioner Butch Eley reported that August revenues were $1.2 billion, which is $22 million more than August 2019, and $115.1 million more than the budgeted e…
It is hard to believe that in the coming weeks, the temperature will begin its downward trend, and the fall season will already be upon us. This also means that flu season is just around the corner — a period which usually peaks between December and February but can last as late as May.
Cumberland University and Middle Tennessee State University announced recently that as a precaution to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, each university would alter the academic calendar by adding a Winter Session.
Thursday, October 01, 2020
Trousdale County Schools’ efforts at reducing learning loss were on display last week for Tennessee’s Commissioner of Education.
Businesses in 89 of Tennessee’s 95 counties will no longer have to adhere to social distancing guidelines, Gov. Bill Lee announced Tuesday, even though cases of COVID-19 in the state have been persistently high.
Hartsville United Methodist Church will be holding its second annual Hog Wild Pig Roast on Saturday, Oct. 3.
Trousdale County’s Parks & Recreation Committee heard about two potential grant opportunities for Hartsville City Park during their Sept. 24 meeting.
The Trousdale County Historical Society has announced that it now maintains its own website at trousdale history.org.
We spent September looking at some local talented athletes, particularly high school and college football players. We have not exhausted the subject and will return to it in the future — and there are other sports that we can write about!
I once heard a successful businessman say the difference in success and failure in life comes down to about a half-dozen things. He didn’t elaborate on what those half-dozen things were, but I understood where he was going with the idea.
Members of the County Commission re-elected Dwight Jewell as chairman during Monday night’s meeting.
Thursday, September 24, 2020
County commissioners, firefighters and members of the community got a firsthand view Tuesday evening of the value of residential fire sprinklers.
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.
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.
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.”
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.