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Angels available for Christmas
It's Angel Tree time. Angels are available at FirstBank, First National Bank, Regions Bank and Dollar General. Please go by and pick up one of the many Angels. Money can also be donated at First Bank. For more info, call 464-5555.
Christian Men's Group
The Christian Men's Group is collecting food for needy families this Christmas season. This group meets on the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Cannon Community Church and is comprised of men from across the community from different denominations. We have set a goal to feed 100 families. Without the help of the community this will not be possible. We are asking for donations of food or money.
If you want to donate non perishable items you may take them to The Old Feed Store at 310 Water Street or Antiques and More located at 101 North Cannon Street. For monetary donations please make checks payable to Christian Men's Group.
Country Music Jam Session
Pocahontas Community Center
1st and 3rd Fridays
A country music jam sessions is set for the first and third Fridays of each month at the Pocahontas Community Center, 1441 Pocahontas Road, Morrison. Musicians sign up at 5:30 and the music starts at 6pm. Open to the public, spectators and dancers are welcome. Admission is free. for more info call Ray at 615-765-7835 or John 931-588-1229.
Books Needed for American Legion to donate to Fisher House
American Legion Auxiliary is in need of books to donate to the Fisher House which is a rehabilitation home for our local wounded veterans.
We need spiritual, children's, teens and mature reading material. Please contact Rita Cook at 615-542-0396 or MsZoro59@gmail.com to pick up.
Books make a wonderful Christmas gift
Cannon County, TN - A Pictorial History
History of Cannon County, TN R Mason
History of Cannon County Schools
Reprint - History of Woodbury and Cannon County, TN by Sterling Spurlock Brown
Cannon County, TN High Sheriffs 1836 - 2014
Prater, TN - The Life and Death of a Community
I've seen everything but money by Beecher Bowen (1910-1975)
Auburn High School, A Pictorial History 1922-1977
The Tenpennys of Cannon County
Poetry by Beecher Bowen
Poetry Valedictory Speech - High School by Beecher Bowen 1910-2002 Easay - Uncle Dave Macon
Copies of Obituaries from Cannon Courier
1934-1935-1936-1937-1938-1939-1940-1941-1942-1943-1944-1945-1946-1947-1951-1956-2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Special Orders on Request
Contact Adams Memorial Library,212 College Street, Woodbury, TN 37190 or 615-563-5861 for prices.
Flu Shots Available
Cannon County Health Department
Flu shots are available at the Cannon County Health Department. Call for appointment at 563-4243.
Ladies Auxiliary Cookbooks still available
Ladies Auxiliary Cookbooks are still available for Christmas gift giving. This cookboook offers several 100+ year old recipes that would make wonderful anytime gifts for all of the special people in your life. They would also be appreciated I am sure for the new bride in your families. These cookbooks are a gift that keeps on giving each time the recipient opens to find a new favorite.
They are $15 each and can be mailed for $18 anywhere in the US.
Make and mail check to: Hilton Stone, Ladies Auxiliary, Unit 279, P.O. Box 423, Attn: Rita Cook, Woodbury, Tn. 37190
Saturday, Nov. 29 @ 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
At the Arts Center of Cannon County
Hunt Family Bluegrass Band at Harvest View Church
Sunday, Nov. 30 at 10:15
Harvest View Church at 8560 John Bragg Hwy will be kicking off the Christmas season with a special performance by the Hunt Family Bluegrass Band on Sunday, November 30 at 10:15. For more info, visit www.HarvestViewChurch.org or call 615.893.9900.
Tuesday, December 2
Cannon County Chiropractic
Dr. Trea Wessel will be having a talk entitled Pregnancy on Tuesday, December 2 from 5:30 until 6:00 p.m. Cannon County Chiropractic is located at 824 McMinnville Highway in Woodbury. For more info, call 563-3320.
Lions Club Day
Saturday, Dec. 6, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The Woodbury Lions Club is gearing up for a great day on Saturday, December the 6th, 2014.
Pancake Breakfast With Santa 7-10am. Santa will be at the Lions Club building. Pictures with Santa will be offered by the Lions Club.
Christmas Parade 12:00 Noon. Register at the UT Extension office on Lehman St. or call them at 563-2554.
No Charge to be in parade., just need your info for DTC TV as the parade is televised. Along with the TV it will also be on WBRY radio. When you regisiter you will find out where you are to meet to lineup for the parade.
Due to our Insurance company, NO FOUR WHEELERS in the parade.
Santa will be on the Woodbury Lions Club's Float.
Tour of Homes 4-7pm. Stop by the Lions Club building to purchase a ticket and get a map of the homes and businesses that have decorated for Christmas and have opened their home for you to visit.
Lions ClubTour of Homes
Saturday, Dec. 6, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The twentieth annual Lions Club Christmas Tour of Homes is from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 6.
Homes and places open for the tour include: Beaverdam, the Houston Home at 107 Houston Lane, Mike and Jeanne Melton's new home at 3274 Hollis Creek Road, and Lynn and Krista Trail's home at 9566 Ivy Bluff Road.
Also open for the tour this year will be The Wilderness Christmas Tree Farm, owned and managed by David and Dawn Gray at 186 LaPaloma, just off Auburntown Road; the new Ivy Bluff Methodist Church building at 8597 Ivy Bluff Road, the newly expanded and renovated Adams Memorial Library on College Street in Woodbury, the new Community Wellness Clinic at 89 Mears Drive, Charlie Brandon's cabin featuring country ham and biscuits at 1309 Burt Bergen Road, Rustic Elegance Event Center, 1751 Doolittle Road and Gregg Rogers' Oscar's Speed Shop featuring his collection of fine cars at 210 E. Main Street.
Tickets are $7 each and are available from Lion sclub members or may be picked uip Saturday afternoon at the Lions Memorial Building which will be decked out with Carolyn Motley's massive collective of Christmas tabletop displays.
Most of the locations will serve light refreshments.
Thursday, December 11
The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for Cannon County, Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Cannon County Community Center located at the Fairgrounds.
Everyone must present a valid UCHRA commodity card in order to receive commodities. To sign up or reprint lost commodities cards contact your local UCHRA office
The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities.
Santa Visits Adams Library
Tuesday, Dec. 16
Adams Memorial Library will be hosting Mr. and Mrs. S. Claus for an evening of fun and festivities on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 5:30 p.m. Be sure to take out your red crayon and mark your calendars. Refreshments will be served in the Jennings Community Room. All ages are welcome. Bring your cameras for pictures.