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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.
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.
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.
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.
CONTACT A MEMBER OF AMERICAN LEGION
POST 279 OR CALL
CHARLIE HARRELL 615-542-1289,
JIM STONE 615-563-6111, BRENT BUSH 615-563-2691, 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, AND OUR YOUTH, OUR COMMUNITY, AND OUR VETERANS, OF
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.
CSBG Funding Available to Assist
Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Program has funding available to immediately assist applicants in need due to a temporary emergency situation. Applicants must be income-eligible and show their need for service based on guidelines for each program.
You may qualify for a one-time payment if you are 60 years old or above, disabled, a family caregiver, or have a child under the age of six.
You may qualify for a one-time payment toward rent, mortgage, electric, water, or food assistance if you have a household with one member working at least 29 hours or more a week. (931) 528-1127
Art Exhibit and Sale
Through May 27
Featuring works by the Nashville Art Guild in The Berger Gallery, Arts Center of Cannon County, The exhibit is open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free.
Tennessee and Beyond
Through May 30
The lay of the land: Tennessee and beyond
by Karen Schwartz & Amy Schwartz Potter
Inspired by travels and home, landscapes and the details of Earth. Featured in the The Berger Gallery, Arts Center of Cannon County, The exhibit is open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free.
GED Prep Class
Every Tuesday at 5:30 pm GED preparation class in the Jennings Community Room at Adams Memorial Library. Ongoing, self-paced and individualized, please attend any Tuesday you can.
THIRD THURSDAY CONCERTS
START MAY 18
The City of Cookeville Department of Leisure Services' Third Thursday Concerts open May 18 with the Tennessee Backroads Band at 7:30 p.m. at the Dogwood Performance Pavilion in Dogwood Park, 30 E. Broad St., Cookeville. More concerts are planned for June 15, July 20 and Aug. 17. All are free. A different band is featured each month, covering a variety of music genres. For more information, call 931-528-1313.
Songwriter Night - Every Other Friday
Red Barn Restaurant, 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 email@example.com questions or additional information.
DCCARC to Meet
May 25th @ 6:30PM
A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, May 25th, 2017 - 6:30 PM at the DeKalb County Complex, 722 South Congress Blvd., Smithville, TN 37166. All local amateur radio operators and those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend.
7th Annual Sports Hall of Fame
Tuesday, May 23 6pm
In addition to honoring new Hall of Fame members, the newspaper will also present awards to Cannon County High School students who excelled in sports during this school year. Those awards include the Courier Male and Female Athletes of the Year, the Lion Award in addition to presentations for each sport.
Tickets may be purchased at the Cannon Courier office or by calling 615-563-2512. No tickets will be sold at the door. However, you may order tickets via phone at 615-563-2512 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is reserved for the first 250 who purchase tickets. Ticket deadline is noon Monday, May 22.
The event begins at 6 p.m. with the meal catered by Prater's Barbecue.
Gilley Hill Cemetery
May 27th, 2017 @ 10AM
May 27th at 10AM will be the Annual Business Meeting for Gilley Hill Cemetery, Cemetery Community Building, 3729 Gilley Hill Rd, Bradyville TN (right off of Dickens Hill Road). Anyone having family or friends buried here are encouraged to attend this meeting. Donations toward the expenses of the cemetery upkeep would be appreciated. For more information you can contact:
Terry Burks 615-849-6297; Wilma Spry 615-849-6577; Bettye Harris 615-796-1068
Monday Night Book Club at
Adams Memorial Library.
Monday, June 5, at 6:30 pm.
Book: The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara.
Pick up book at Circulation Desk.
Football Day Camp
Saturday, June 3
For 3rd though 9th grades. Registration from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Practice from 9 a.m. to noon. Lunch and T-shirts are provided. Cost is $10. Kids will be ready for pick-up at
Peter and the Starcatcher
June 2 - 17
The Arts Center of Cannon County
Peter and the Starcatcher is rated PG
Peter and the Starcatcher provides a humorous and fantastical backstory for the beloved character of Peter Pan and his arch-nemesis Captain Hook. In this wickedly imaginative play, we meet a poor orphaned child on the high seas simply called Boy because, in the absence of a mother and a father, he was never given a name. His sad and lonely world is turned upside down when he meets Molly. The daughter of famous Starcatcher Lord Astor, our heroine is on a mission to save the world and protect a treasure trunk filled with magical star stuff from getting into the hands of evil and greedy pirate Black Stache. As they travel aboard the Neverland ship headed for a faraway land, Molly and Boy learn about love, friendship and forge an unbreakable bond.
Performances run June 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 & 17 at 7:30pm
June 4 & 11 at 2:00 pm
Gassaway Homecoming June 3rd
10AM Ham Breakfast @ Community Center
Live Entertainment All Day
Booths Available for Rent
4PM til 7PM Fish Supper (Community Center)
More Information 615-563-4183
BANKS CEMETERY DECORATION DAY
June 4th, beginning 10AM
The annual Decoration Day for Banks Cemetery in DeKalb County will be Sunday, June 4th. Banks Cumberland Presbyterian Church will also have their annual Homecoming Day. Sunday School begins at 10:00 and worship at 11:00 with lunch at noon.
Everyone is invited. Please make plans to attend.
Your support is needed so the cemetery can be properly maintained and kept looking good. You may mail donations to: Robert Joins, Treasurer, 846 Luttrell Avenue, Smithville, TN 37166; Ernie Winchester, President, 1070 Tabernacle Road, Smithville, TN 37166; or Melissa Ferrell, Vice-President, 8001 Short Mountain Road, Woodbury, TN 37190.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SPRING MIXER
June 8th, 6PM - 8PM
The Cannon County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Spring Mixer on Thursday June 8th from 6 pm until 8 pm at the Arts Center. Chamber members, new residents and businesses new and old are encouraged to attend and bring a guest, meet your fellow chamber members,
enjoy the food and more.
Please rsvp by June 2nd to 615-563-2222.
REAGAN DAY DINNER
June 23, 5PM, Rustic Elegance Event Center
Special guest and key note speaker
U.S. Representative MARSHA BLACKBURN
Hosted by the CANNON CO REPUBLICAN PARTY
Friday, June 23, doors open at 5pm,dinner at 6pm
Rustic Elegance Event Center
1751 Doolittle Road, Woodbury, Tn 37190
Tickets are available now, $30 each or a table seating 8
is $225 send check to :
Cannon County GOP, PO Box 262, Woodbury, Tn 37190 or see: www.cannoncountygop.com
or call: Bonnie Thomas, 615-563-4128 / 972-765-0549
All are Welcome
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.
CANNON COUNTY STUDENTS HAVE A GREAT AND SAFE SUMMER