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The Rutherford County Archaeological Society (RCAS) announced Dr. Hugh Berryman, Director of the MTSU Forensic Institute for Education and Research, will be the featured speaker at its upcoming meeting, Thursday, March 19, 6:30 pm at the Heritage Center of Murfreesboro, 225 W. College St. Dr. Berryman will present "From Murder to Mummies: Days in the Life of a Forensic Anthropologist." The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information on the Rutherford County Archaeological Society, go to facebook.com/groups/RCAS.TN or contact Laura Bartel at lbanthro@gmail.com.

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Special Guest Speakers at
American Legion Post 279
Thursday, March 19 6:30 p.m.
The American Legion Post 279 will meet on Thursday, March 19, 2015, at 6:30 pm, at the Senior Citizens Center in Woodbury.
Dinner will be served at 5:45 pm ($5.00). Our special guests will be Mrs. Lisa Choate from Cannon County High School, and her special guests, LTC (Ret.) Paul Dean who is the Jr ROTC Senior Instructor at the Ooltewah High School in Chattanooga, and his wife Jenette, Director, Early Childhood Education Programs, Creative Discovery Museum in Chattanooga.
We are excited about their presentation, "The exciting things coming in the near future for the education of our children."

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Benefit Spaghetti Dinner for Sharon Rauls
Saturday, March 21
A Benefit Spaghetti Dinner will be held for Sharon Rauls on Saturday, March 21 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Cannon Community Church, 203 Murfreesboro Road, Woodbury. Tickets are $10.00 each.
Call Rita at 615-542-0396 for more information.
This dinner will help offset some of the medical bills since Sharon became ill in December. Dinner also includes drink and homemade desserts.
Come on out and fellowship with us!

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Support group for mothers who have a child
Monday, April 6
Cannon Community Church
First Monday of every month 6:00 P.M. Support group for mothers who have lost a child. The next meeting will be held Monday, April 6 at Cannon Community Church located at 209 Murfreesboro Road in Woodbury. Contact number 615-904-4115.

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Ceramic Exhibit and Sale
The Berger Gallery
Arts Center of Cannon County
Susan DeMay and Donna Rizzo present an exhibit and sale of their ceramics in The Berger Gallery at the Arts Center of Cannon County through April 30. Their works not only incorporate the usual idea of pottery as a functional art form, but also the notion that clay works are expressive art works.
The Berger Gallery is located inside The Arts Center of Cannon County and is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission to the exhibit is free.
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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.
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Disney's Tarzan
March 20 - April 4
Arts Center of Cannon County
Tarzan tells the story of an infant boy shipwrecked off the coast of Africa; the young son of an English couple is taken in and raised by a tribe of gorillas to manhood. The young boy strives for acceptance by his ape father while grappling with his uniqueness. When a human expedition enters their territory, Tarzan - now a man - encounters strangers like himself for the first time. Tarzan features music and lyrics by pop icon Phil Collins including "Two Worlds", "Trashing' the Camp", and the Grammy and Oscar winning song, "You'll Be in My Heart." Tickets are available at the Arts Center.


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Banks Cemetery Meeting
Sunday, March 29
2:00 p.m.
The annual meeting for Banks Cemetery in DeKalb County will be held on Sunday, March 29th at 2:00 p.m. at Banks Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Financial information will be presented, trustees and officers will be elected, and other business will be discussed as necessary.
Please come and take part in the upkeep of the cemetery.


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Tennessee Mafia Jug Band
April 18
Arts Center of Cannon County
From the pastoral hills, hollers, shopping malls and interstate highways of Goodlettsville Tennessee, home of Bill Monroe, Bashful Brother Oswald, Stringbean, Grandpa Jones, Keith Whitley and some living country music performers, comes the most entertaining "blast from the past" since Lester Moran and the Cadillac Cowboys. They're the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band - five guys and a scrubboard, with roots like wisdom teeth. Tickets are available at the Arts Center.


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Jammin at Hippie Jack's
tickets now available
For the preservation of Americana music. Stay for a day, or camp out the whole weekend. The River Stage will host over 30 live performance with headliners recorded as part of the national Jammin at Hippie Jack's public television series. The Roots Stage will provide Yoga meditation, poetry readings, and a children's story hour. The festival atmosphere is calm, serene, and friendly. During the day families listen to music, play in the river, get their faces painted, visit the arts and crafts area, and eat delicious barbeque. After the music ends, a bonfire is lit where like-minded pickers, perform, listen, and learn. This festival is a place where people return to again and again, and where new friendships are forged. On the web at:
www.JamminAtHippieJacks.com

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Flu Shots Available
Cannon County Health Department
Flu season is here, with seasonal influenza cases now reported across Tennessee. The Cannon County Health Department is working to protect the entire community by providing free flu vaccinations to area residents until vaccine supplies are depleted. Appointments must be made to receive flu vaccine, and are now being scheduled at the clinic.
Flu shots will be provided at no charge to

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