Owen Medford Motley, 80 of Murfreesboro passed away Thurs., Feb. 17, 2011 at TN. State Veterans Home following an extended illness. A native of Cannon Co., his parents were the late John Robert Motley & Lillie Sullins Motley.
Cannon High School Students and Community Members will plant 900 trees. 100 each of 9 varieties of native TN trees. The project is organized by the Stones River Water Association. Funding is coming from the Hull-York Lakeland RC&D Council and Short Mountain Coffee.
SPARTA - When Cannon County's quartet of talented seniors entered the girls basketball program four years ago times were lean for a once-dominant Class AA program that had not made a region tournament appearance in three seasons and had failed to get out of the district only twice in the previous 10. The Fab Four achieved a program first Thursday.
Pictured are the Cannon County 4th and 5th grade participants in the 2011 Area I Sub Regional 4-H Public Speaking Contest. Pictured (L to R) are: Valkerie Rutledge, Emily Nave, and Weston Hargrove, these 4-Hers placed 1st in their classroom contest and 1st or 2nd in the recent county 4-H public speaking contest. Congratulations to all these 4-Hers.
Imagine for a moment that you are a public school teacher in Wisconsin. While your job is undoubtedly tough (and important), and you're by no means rich, you do make decent money (more than $52,000 per year), and you do have some nice extra perks that most of us don't enjoy.
This week a mother was challenged to obey a company policy or take an important phone call. By now, everyone knows that she took the phone call. The call was from her son Marine Lance Corporal Mark Rhyne who is serving in Afghanistan.