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Short Mountain Trading Post
Short Mountain Trading Post: Looking for Farmer's Market participants, Flea Market vendors and local craftspeople. To sign up: contact Savannah at #615-464-7824. Free spaces available.


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Southern Fried Funeral
Arts Center of Cannon County
"Southern Fried Funeral" opens at 7:30 p.m. Dewey Frye is dead and the aftermath is choas, as his wife and daughters deal with the funeral, bicker amoung themselves and rebuff Dewey's mercenary brother.
Show dates and times are June 13 & 14 at 7:30 p.m. and June 1 & 8 at 2 p.m.

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Commodities Distribution Thursday, June 12
The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for Cannon County, Thursday, June 12 from 9 a.m. to 11 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.

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Boat Day Saturday, June 14
Cannon Boat Day. Saturday, June 14. At the Readyville Mill Dam. FREE kayak and canoe lessons for kids and adults. Hosted by the Stones River Watershed Association. 9 to noon. questions? call 615-563-3276 Please wear shoes and clothes that can get wet!

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Decoration at
Blue Wing Cemetery
Saturday, June 15
10 a.m. to noon. A business meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Anyone interested in the upkeep of the cemetery is urged to attend. If you have loved ones buried here please attend. Officers will be elected. For more information please call 904-4228. All donations toward mowing are greatly needed and appreciated.


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Vacation Bible School Theme: “Avoid Evil”
Saturday, June 15-18
Leoni Church of Christ, 6919 McMinnville Highway, Sunday night at 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday night at 7 p.m. Classes for nursey through adults. For transportation call 563-2337 and leave a message.


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Free Legal Aide Clinc Tuesday, June 17
A free legal aid clinic is set for 10 a.m. June 17 at the Cannon County SAVE Office, 301 West Main St., Suite 227, Woodbury. Please call 615-563-6690 to schedule an appointment.


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Auburntown Historical Society Thursday, June 19
The Auburntown Historial Society will meet Thursday, June 19, 7 p.m. at Auburntown Church of Christ’s Fellowship Building. Harris and Rob Hooper will speak on the Battle of Vaught Hill, which took place at Milton, TN during the Civil War.


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Class of 1958 Reunion Saturday, June 21
Plan your summer with the Woodbury High School Class of 1958 Reunion on June 21 at Brown - Spurlock Park, gathering in around 11 a.m. Those attending should bring cover dish and 2 liter drink.


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A Night In The Islands Saturday, June 21
"A Night In The Islands" benefitting We Care Cannon at The Cove at Maple Drive in Houston Hills, in Woodbury. Live steel drum band, live auction and island food. Tickets available at Farm Bureau or Woodbury Funeral Home or call (615) 491-1784 or (615) 496-3543 or RSVP to wecarecannon@gmail.com

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Melton Reunion Sunday, June 22
The descendents of A and Alona Smithson Melton will meet at noon at Gassaway Fire Hall. Bring an appropriate dish.
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Cruis’in On the Square Saturday, June 28
Cruis’in On the Square 3 p.m. in Woodbury.


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Tate Reunion Sunday, June 19
Auburntown Community Center
Doors open at noon with a potluck dinner starting at 12:30 p.m. If any of your family lived or lives in the Cannon County area and you think you could be related come join us and find out. Also if you have new additions to your family please bring a written report to update records. Shared pictures new and old to view are always welcome. Musican insturments play by anyone come, bring and join in the entertainment with the group after lunch. Plates, forks and napkins provided. Please pass the word. Peggy Wilson Tate (615) 563-5910.


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Fireworks Display Thursday, July 3
6 pm: Fireworks Display at Dillon Park in Woodbury. Contact Dale Peterson at (615) 563-1641 for information.


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Lions Club One-Night Horse Show Saturday, July 5
6 pm: The Woodbury Lions Club Award Winning One-Night Walking Horse Show at the fairgrounds in Woodbury. Contact Bruce Steelman at 615-563-2554 for further information.


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Melton – Parsley Family Reunion Saturday, July 19
The friends and families of Ollie Melton and Birdie Parsley Melton will be gathering for a pot luck dinner on Saturday July 19, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Cannon County Senior Center located at 609 Lehman Street in Woodbury. Bring your favorite food(s) to share and your photos and stories for all to enjoy. For more info you can email: Dorothy at: healer51@bak.rr.com.


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Ferrell-Jones Family Reunion Sunday, July 20
The friends and families of Charlie J. Ferrell and Nannie Mae Jones Ferrell of Big Hill Road will be gathering at the home of Hilton & Marie Ferrell on Sunday July 20. At 11 at 715 Taylor Women Road, Woodbury, Tn. Bring your favorite food(s) to share along with your photos and stories for all to enjoy. For more info you can email Dorothy at: healer51@bak.rr.com or contact Hilton Ferrell at 615-563-2346.

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Red Apple Days Friday, Aug. 1-2
Red Apple Days in Auburntown, at C. S. Hawkins Park. Events start at 8 a.m. each day. Contact Roger Turney at (615) 464-4210 for information.


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4th Annual “Reverse Raffle”
Arts Center of Cannon County Saturday, Aug. 2
Contact the Arts Center at (615) 563-2787 for information.

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Ferrell-Jones Family Reunion Sunday, July 20
The friends and families of Charlie J. Ferrell and Nannie Mae Jones Ferrell of Big Hill Road will be gathering at the home of Hilton and Marie Ferrell on Sunday July 20
at 11:00 a.m. at 715 Taylor Women Road, Woodbury, Tn.
Bring your favorite food(s) to share along with your photos and stories for all to enjoy. For more info you can email Dorothy at: healer51@bak.rr.com or contact Hilton Ferrell at 615-563-2346.

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Gunter/Grizzle Cemetery Notice
Gunter/Grizzle Cemetery Maintenance and Upkeep Committee would like to thank all who donated to the maintenance fund. OUr CD is at a very low interest rate and not drawing enough for the mowing. If you have relatives buried at Gunter/Grizzle, you can send you can send your monetary donations to Wayne Underhill, Maintenance Treasurer, 253 VanHooser Road, Woodbury, Tn 37190. All donations are appreciated.
For questions or information, call 563-465, 5615-542-6475, Betty Johnson, Trust Fund Treasurer or 615-418-6638.

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