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Per animal for one year
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Cannon Co. Courthouse ..... 8:30-9:30 am (Dr. Lewanda Lance-Jordan)
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Sunny Slope Church ..... 8:30-9:30 am (Dr. Gayle Tate)
*After clinic dates, call your Cannon County Veterinarians who will honor this reduced price ALL during the month of April. -Stop by or call your veterinarians
office for more details.

Solid Waste Department
announces new hours
Due to budget cuts imposed by the Cannon County Commission, the Solid Waste Department must reduce some services extended to the public. Starting Monday November 21st, the Cannon County Convenience Center will have new hours of operation.
Saturday 7A-5P
Only household waste will be accepted at the Convenience Center. There will no longer be any building materials accepted or cardboard pickup provided. Please make note of any changes.

Alcoholics Anonymous
If you drink alot that's your business. If you want to stop that's ours.
Meetings are on Sunday morning at 9 a.m. at Stones River Hospital Cafeteria. Sunday evening and Wednesday evening meetings are at 7:30 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center.
Call 615-653-7914.

Celebrate Recovery
Celebrate Recovery from hurts, habits and hang-ups meets every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church.

Flags for Sale
The American Legion Post 279 in Woodbury is selling flags and
accessories. The monies raised from the sale of these flags goes 100% back to our Community, our Youth and our Veterans, in Cannon County. This is an on-going project. We have available an assortment of all sizes and all types of flags - United States Flags, State Flags, Military Service Flags; and all sizes of flag poles.
The United States Flag 3'x 5' nylon is $25 (best price
anywhere). This is our most popular flag. The United States Flag 4"x 6" is .50 each or $5 a dozen for special occasions. The military services/branches flags are $30 each. For that special display. We can get you any State Flag, different size flags and different
size flag poles, (small house flag poles to large business flag poles.) WE ALSO HAVE INDOOR FLAG SETS. FLAGS FOR ALL OCASSIONS. If you need to make a special order, call and we have a catalogue available to make your selections.
CHARLIE HARRELL 615-542-1289, OR JIM STONE 615-563-6111, OR BRENT BUSH
615-563-2691, OR BRITT KNOX 615-904-5644, OR PENNY DANIELS 615-563-6729.
We will be glad to take your order, deliver your order, and all with a
smile and a big thank you, for Supporting the American Legion Post 279,

Clearfork United Methodist Church
1721 Big Hill Road, Gassaway
Clearfork Methodist will begin its monthly dinners on Saturday, January 7. Suppers will be once a month on the first Saturday with hours 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The menu features catfish or chicken tenders with choice of pinto, white or green beans, hush puppies, cabbage slaw or veggie salad, french fries, homemade desserts and drink. Carry out dinners are available by calling 615-563-1415.

Defensive Driving Class
April 17-18
The Cannon County Senior Center is offering their first defensive driving class of 2017 to their community on April 17 & 18th from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. each day. The cost of this informative class is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Upon the completion of this two day class, you will be eligible for a three year deduction on your driver insurance policy. The class is open to the entire community and begins at 1 p.m. each day. Call the center at 615-563-5304 or stop by the center at 609 Lehman. Don't miss this informative class. Bob Paredes will instruct the class.

Friends of Adams Memorial Library
Toast and Dinner
Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m.
Dr. and Mrs. J.F. Adams will be toasted by members of the Adams Family and Friends at Cannon County High School. Reservations must be made by Friday, April 14.

Cannon County Senior Center
Music Night
Friday, April 21
Ronnie Crownover and the Silver Creek Band will perform. Doors open at 6 p.m. with $5 admission.

Saturday, April 22, 2017
4 to 7:30 PM
Enjoy--Dj Music--Trivia Contests--50/50 Drawing
Moonlite Drive-in Tickets--Door Prizes & More
All Cars & Trucks Welcome
Contact John Barker at 615-542-4065 or Carolyn at 616-563-2222

For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Developments District toll free at 1-877-275-8233.
A support group meeting will be held for relatives that are caring for relative children. This meeting will be held at the Adams Memorial Library, 212 College Street, Woodbury, TN/Monday, April 24, 2017, 1:00-2:00 pm.
For housing assistance while caring for minor child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.


Pocahontas Community Yard Sale
Saturday, April 29
The Pocahontas Community center, near Ivy Bluff, will be holding a community yard sale and craft fair on Saturday April, 29th, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Vendor spaces are still available. Spaces are 20' x 20' and are just $15.00. For directions or to reserve a space call John at, 931-588-1229.

Compassus To Host Volunteer Training
Saturday, April 29
The Compassus program serving Bedford, Cannon, Coffee, Franklin, Grundy and Moore Counties will host a free hospice volunteer training orientation on Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Compassus - Tullahoma location. Volunteers are an integral part of the Compassus care team and are relied on to provide support, companionship and dignity to members of the community facing serious and life-limiting illness. During orientation, volunteers will learn about many aspects of hospice care, including listening and communication skills, patient and family rights, spiritual and cultural diversity, and patient confidentiality.
Compassus - Tullahoma is located at 1805 N. Jackson St., Suite 11
Tullahoma. In addition to patient support openings, Compassus also has administrative volunteer opportunities. For those interested in learning more about volunteering in hospice, please visit or call (931) 455-9118 to register for this training.

Cannon County Health Council
The Cannon County Health Council will meet at noon on May 4 in the Saint Thomas Stones River Hospital board room.

Singer/ Songwriter Night
Beginning May 5
BRADYVILLE, TN--Beginning May 5, 2017, Nashville performing artist Cyndi Washburn will host a singer/songwriter night at the Red Barn Restaurant; located at 11174 Jim Cummings Hwy. in Bradyville, TN. Sign-ups are at 5:30 and the music is featured from 6pm to 8pm. All genres of music are welcome. This is a perfect opportunity for aspiring artists to share their original music in an intimate setting and family friendly atmosphere. All ages and skill levels are encouraged to attend. The songwriter night will be held every other Friday evening. Please email redbarnsongwriters@gmail.comwith questions or additional information.

Spring Wagon Train Ride
May 10th-11th-12th--The Middle Tn Mule Skinners Assoc. presents their Spring Wagon Train Ride--meet at the fair grounds in Woodbury at 9 am each
morning and travel a different route through Cannon County each day, overnight camping allowed. Contact wagon master Grady George Jr. at 615-849-6867 for information.

Cannon County Good Ole Days
May 19th and 20th
Courthouse Square
Woodbury, Tennessee
For additional information contact
Cannon County Senior Center at 615-563-5304

Mule Show
Saturday May 13th--The Middle Tn. Mule Skinners Assoc. will hold their Mule Show beginning at 11:00 am at the covered arena at the fair grounds. Contact
Andy Duggin at 615-624-1708 for further information.

Fall Wagon Train Ride
Sept. 21-22 & 23--The Fall Wagon Train Ride will be sponsored by The Middle Tn. Mule Skinners Assoc. Wagons will leave the fair grounds in Woodbury at 9 am each day ( over-night camping is allowed.) Contact Grady George Jr. at 615-849-6867 for further information.

United Way Free Tax Prep Program in Full Swing
For qualifying local residents in Rutherford and Cannon counties
Through the United Way Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, individuals and families with an annual household income of less than $64,000 can file their taxes for free until April 18, 2017.
Since the start of this year's VITA program on January 28, 2017, 497 returns have been completed, a 17% increase from this time last year, with an average Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) refund of nearly $3,000 going back into Rutherford and Cannon counties. EITC is a benefit for working individuals with low to moderate income.

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