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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.
Wildwood Christmas Tree Farm
Trees, wreaths, gift shop, kids craft room
Wildwood Christmas Tree Farm located at 286 La Paloma Rd. (Auburntown Rd.) will open with a large selection of live Christmas trees and wreaths plus hay rides, gift shop, kids craft room, tree house play area and much more. Enjoy free hot chocolate and coffee and fresh popcorn. Contact 615-464-2472 for information or visit www.wildwoodchristmastreefarm.com
Flu Shots Available
Cannon County Health Department
Flu shots are available at the Cannon County Health Department. Call for appointment at 563-4243.
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 new 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.
Ladies Auxiliary Cookbooks
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.
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.
Music Night at the Senior Center
Friday, Dec. 19
Featuring: John Blankenship & Friends at 7 p.m. Admission is $5.
Way of Hope Assembling and Delivering
Saturday, December 20 and Sunday, December 21
The Way of Hope is an Outreach Ministry for homeless women and children in Murfreesboro.
Personal items such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, champoo, brushes, combs, body shap, razors, shaving cream and body lotion and soap have been donated for the gift bags.
We will be assembling a gift bag for the 50 women and 15 children in the ministry on Saturday, December 20 at the Cannon County Community Center at 11:00 a.m. Delivery will be Sunday, December 21 at 3:00 p.m. at the Community Center.
For more information, contact Lacey Buchanan at 615-542-0654 or Brittany Stluka at 615-653-5541.
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,