Those who enjoy Civil War history now have a more modern way of following Hartsville’s link to the War Between the States.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Tennessee State Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver, R-Lancaster, was among legislators from multiple states to attend Wednesay’s at the U.S. Capitol.
DTC Communications is using federal grant funding to expand fiber optic broadband into areas of Middle Tennessee that currently do not have access to reliable Internet service.
A Hartsville man was arrested after he allegedly pulled a knife and a pistol on a delivery driver.
This is the second of a three-part series recapping the events of 2020 in Trousdale County.
Trousdale County’s Personnel Committee met last week to discuss potential updates to the way county employees are paid.
The Trousdale County Health Department announced new testing hours for COVID-19 starting this week.
Last week we wrote about a famous Tennessee trial that caught the attention of the country and had a connection to Trousdale County.
My mother was an extraordinary person. I suppose any son who was fortunate enough to have a loving, nurturing mother would consider his mother to be exceptional. Mine was blessed with a sharp mind along with loads of common sense — a rare combination.
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in 40 Middle Tennessee counties and beyond, has announced $2,426,677 in grants to 350 local nonprofit organizations as part of the 2020 annual grant-making process.
Tennessee has become the first state in the nation to be approved to receive funding in a lump sum for its Medicaid program through a block grant program, Gov. Bill Lee said last Friday.
Friday, January 08, 2021
Trousdale County Elementary School will transition to entirely virtual learning for the week of Jan. 11-15, the district announced Friday afternoon.
Thursday, January 07, 2021
With 2021 here and 2020 in the rearview mirror (and good riddance, I imagine most of us would say!), The Vidette takes a look back at the biggest headlines from Trousdale County in the previous year. While COVID-19 obviously dominated the headlines, there was plenty more to report on. This w…
Trousdale County will seek up to $630,000 in grant funding to upgrade sewer capacity and improve performance.
The Tennessee Department of Education released details Monday on a new $100 million statewide initiative, “Reading 360,” to ensure Tennessee districts, teachers, and families are equipped with tools and resources to help students read on grade level by third grade.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced a new digital tool Tuesday to help inform Tennesseans when they will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
With the beginning of the New Year, we all hope for better things and perhaps fulfillment of our New Year’s resolutions! Unfortunately, things are not magically returning to normal, including our in-person Community Chamber of Commerce meetings. These will be cancelled through March. Hopeful…
The story goes that a local old-timer was sitting in front of the Trousdale County courthouse, socializing with a few other fellows, when a car drove up and parked right in front of them.
January 9, 1922 is the birthday of my late father, Frank Thomas McCall, Sr. A veteran of World War II, he served with the Army Air Corps in the European theater. As an airplane mechanic he never saw combat, but he lost his pilot and best friend, who stepped on a land mine while taking a walk…
Hartsville Health and Rehab announced Sherry Carter, LPN as the October 2020 Employee of the Month, with several of her fellow co-workers cheering her on. Sherry received the most votes from her peers for the award.
Saturday, January 02, 2021
Family members of an inmate at Trousdale Turner Correctional Center are demanding an investigation into what they called a murder inside the facility last month.
Thursday, December 31, 2020
For nearly 20 years, readers of The Hartsville Vidette have been treated to a weekly stroll through the rich history of Trousdale County.
A recent Trousdale County High graduate is embracing the opportunity to “see the world” as part of the United States Navy.
Rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in Trousdale County have caused local government to close down the County Administration Building and the Fred A. Vaught Public Library to the public until further notice.
From staff reports
The aftereffects of the Nashville Christmas bombing continued to be felt in Hartsville and Middle Tennessee at the beginning of this week.
This week, as we finish one year and head into another, we also finish our look at local groceries. If anyone has photos or memories of any of the old establishments we have written about, please share them with us!
Well, it seems like yesterday I was writing about the beginning of 2020. I’m being serious. When I began to play my treasured Christmas music back in late November, I had a feeling I had just been listening to it a few months before. There just doesn’t seem to be as much time between annual …
Thursday, December 24, 2020
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The Trousdale County Health Department has received doses of a COVID-19 vaccine and began distributing them this week.
Trousdale County Schools will continue their current hybrid learning model after the Christmas break.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on Sunday announced new social gathering restrictions while still refusing to implement a mask mandate despite pleas from front-line health care workers in a state experiencing the highest new cases per capita in the country.
From staff reports
In the last several weeks we have looked at the progress we have made from the early dry goods store to today’s modern supermarket.
One of the highest compliments I ever received came at the end of a speaking engagement when an old gentleman walked up to me and said, “Son, listening to you is like a dose of good medicine.”
Tennessee revenue collections for November exceeded the budgeted estimate. Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Butch Eley announced recently that overall November state revenues were $1.1 billion, which is 1.97% more than November 2019 and $129.5 million more than the budge…
Thursday, December 17, 2020
In spite of a little rain, the Hartsville Annual Christmas Parade was a success. The weather kept a few entries from participating but a huge crowd showed up to enjoy the parade. Participants and spectators alike followed the special rules implemented for this year’s parade set during the pa…
The Trousdale County School Board is expected to endorse remaining on the current hybrid schedule for the second semester of the 2020-21 school year.
The Hartsville Civic League, which oversees the upkeep and maintenance of the historic old Hartsville Cemetery, has two projects this holiday season.
Tennessee is preparing to distribute the Pfizer vaccine to combat COVID-19 after the state’s first shipments arrived in Memphis on Sunday, and Lebanon is going to be a key player thanks to Cold Chain Technologies.
Trousdale County is seeing a surge in reported cases of COVID-19, according to daily figures released by the state.
In the last few weeks we have seen how the modern supermarket went from the simple dry goods stores of the early 1800s to the grocery stores of the early 1900s.
Hartsville’s Volunteer Fire Department held its annual awards ceremony last week.
“It’s as plain as the nose on your face.” Have you ever heard that said?
Cumberland University congratulates the following Trousdale County students for their outstanding accomplishment and inclusion on the 2020 Fall Dean’s List.
Friday, December 11, 2020
Trousdale County’s middle and high schools will spend the final week of the fall semester with entirely virtual classes.
Thursday, December 10, 2020
While travel, shopping and visits with Santa are looking a little different this year, Hartsville’s annual Christmas Parade will take place as scheduled this weekend.
Volunteers with ‘Hartsville Strong’ recently distributed nearly 1,300 boxes of food to the community over two days.
If questions regarding the lineup, please call Racheal Petty at 615-804-8945.
The Trousdale County Rescue Squad will be conducting its annual Toy Drive on Saturday, Dec. 12 to benefit Christmas For Kids.