Promoting Trousdale County’s Reverse 911 system would be a better use of resources than repairing the Hartsville tornado siren, according to members of the Emergency Services Committee.
Thursday, September 16, 2021
Commissioners are beginning the process of reexamining grant funding intended to improve handicapped accessibility in Trey Park.
The Planning Commission deferred action Monday evening on a request to rezone roughly 4.1 acres of property along Highway 25 on the eastern edge of town.
Trousdale County’s Building Committee discussed the need for renovations and/or repairs to the old courthouse during its Sept. 9 meeting.
Cumberland University presented a professorship in honor of former District Attorney General Tom P. Thompson, Jr. during its annual Convocation Ceremony on Monday, Aug. 23.
I had a tooth pulled (extracted) last week. It was not an event to which I was looking forward. I suppose I should have considered myself fortunate. It was the first permanent tooth that I have yielded to Father Time. I have endured fillings, root canals and a variety of crowns, but I had ne…
We are looking at the history of our county jail — which is an interesting history at that!
Attention Trousdale high school students and parents or guardians: The American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Program provides scholarships for high school students ranging from $3,000 for state winners up to $25,000 for national winners.
Thursday, September 09, 2021
Hartsville’s Tennessee College of Applied Technology is celebrating the accomplishments of two students who recently took part in a national competition.
The Trousdale County Democratic Party will continue with its organization plans on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. at the meeting room of the County Archives Building, located at 328 Broadway in Hartsville.
Trousdale County’s Water Board now has a vacancy after the resignation of chairman Craig Moreland.
September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness month, and Trousdale Medical Center’s Senior Life Solutions Program is working to raise awareness and educate the community on the risk factors and warning signs of suicide.
We have spent the last several weeks looking at the history of our downtown buildings. This week we take a detour to look at another building with a colorful past — the Trousdale County Jail!
I was returning from East Tennessee awhile back by way of Interstate 40. In reasonably heavy traffic, somewhere on the east side of Crossville, I grew tired of this dude who had been dogging my back bumper for over a mile.
Trousdale County Schools has created a plan to implement remote learning in the event that it becomes necessary to close a classroom or school because of COVID-19 infection.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Thermo Fisher Scientific officials announced Monday that the Waltham, Mass.-based life sciences company will establish a new manufacturing facility in Wilson County, that will lead to 1,400 n…
Thursday, September 02, 2021
Hartsville Strong was hard at work over the past week, making a difference in and out of Trousdale County.
Tennessee’s Commissioner of Education spoke to media and to school superintendents across the state on Monday in an effort to clear up confusion about the availability of virtual education.
With the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks coming up, a Hartsville couple is organizing a unique event to honor local first responders.
The Water Board approved one capital improvement project at its Aug. 24 meeting and delayed its decision on a second, but questioned whether either project was the best use of the department’s resources.
I think everyone has heard the old adage: You catch more flies with honey than vinegar. And that is certainly true, but sometimes a shot of vinegar gets your attention.
As we wind up our look at the buildings that line Main Street and around the courthouse, we visit a little building in the corner of Court Street and Foxall Street. This building is presently occupied by the law offices of Donoho, Taylor & Taylor.
The late columnist, writer, humorist and avowed Southerner Lewis Grizzard once said, “The nearest thing to heaven is a homegrown tomato.” I think he may have been right, and if not right, then close.
Hartsville Health and Rehab held a 70s-80s Party for residents and staff on Thursday, Aug. 19, with many grooving and singing to the music.
Trousdale Senior Living Center is bidding farewell to its administrator and welcoming a new one.
Another session of Summer Reading fun for all ages has just wrapped up at our library!
Trousdale County’s Communications Committee gave its recommendation to adding 50 new extensions to the county government phone system, despite confusion on the total cost.
Thursday, August 26, 2021
County Mayor Stephen Chambers lashed out Monday evening after the County Commission rejected a proposal for improvements to Trey Park by a 10-8 vote.
Keeping schools open during a pandemic remains an ongoing challenge, member of Trousdale County’s School Board heard during last week’s meeting.
If you walk to the rear of our county courthouse and stand on the sidewalk facing south, you will see an impressive, two-story brick building with a cut limestone foundation.
In the early days it was referred to as that “electronic box” that sat in the corner of the living room.
Dr. Jason Martin, a pulmonary and critical care physician at Sumner Regional Medical Center, has made official what’s been rumored for months: He’s running for governor.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
Driving south on Broadway, you might notice on your right the large “Hartsvegas” mural painted on the side of a building.
Trousdale County had the largest surge in population in Tennessee by percentage, according to results from the latest U.S. Census.
Trousdale County’s TCAP testing scores showed a marked decrease from the previous year, but school officials said there were still plenty of highlights.
Hartsville Strong is planning for a day of food, music, games and fun to celebrate the heritage of Trousdale County.
Trousdale County’s representatives took differing views on the idea of a special session of the Tennessee General Assembly, before the governor took the debate in a different direction.
Hartsville’s American Legion Post 56 is ready to support Trousdale County veterans! The mission of the American Legion is to enhance the wellbeing of all America’s veterans, their families, our military and our communities.
This week we take a short walk around the corner from the intersection of Main Street and River Street and visit Foxall Street, right behind our century-old courthouse.
In a couple of weeks my wife, Kathy, and I are going to visit one of my favorite Southern cities: Savannah, Ga. We will be celebrating her birthday and our 42nd wedding anniversary.
The Tennessee Department of Health is acting upon recent guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding an additional dose of the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine for moderately and severely immunocompromised individuals.
Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Butch Eley announced last week that July revenues were $1.5 billion, which is $389.4 million less than the state received in July 2020 but $286.6 million more than the budgeted estimate. The growth rate for July was minus-20.97%.
Thursday, August 12, 2021
A committee formed to discuss the possibility of a new jail for Trousdale County met on July 15 to discuss recommendations in a new report.
The Trousdale County Fair completed its 65th anniversary celebration last week with a number of events celebrating the past as well as the event’s future.
The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) wants Tennesseans to know additional benefits will be available for families who need help purchasing food this summer.
The Hartsville/Trousdale Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards ceremony and fundraising auction during its Aug. 10 meeting.
Macon County Director of Schools Tony Boles informed the Macon County Board of Education last week that the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Hartsville would be ending its partnership with Macon County after the 2021-2022 school year.
We turn the corner on Main Street in our look at the buildings of downtown Hartsville and their histories, and begin to travel up River Street.
It seems it was not so long ago when every family farm had a milk cow. That was certainly the case before “store bought” milk came along. But even after milk was made available in grocery stores, it was much more economical to secure milk directly from the cow to meet the family’s demands.
With a robust vote after weeks of fits and starts, the Senate approved a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan on Tuesday, a rare coalition of Democrats and Republicans joining to overcome skeptics and deliver a cornerstone of President Joe Biden’s agenda.