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Books make a wonderful Christmas gift
Cannon County, TN - A Pictorial History
History of Cannon County, TN R Mason
History of Cannon County Schools
Reprint - History of Woodbury and Cannon County, TN by Sterling Spurlock Brown
Cannon County, TN High Sheriffs 1836 - 2014
Prater, TN - The Life and Death of a Community
I've seen everything but money by Beecher Bowen (1910-1975)
Auburn High School, A Pictorial History 1922-1977

Parker Family
The Tenpennys of Cannon County

Poetry by Beecher Bowen
Poetry Valedictory Speech - High School by Beecher Bowen 1910-2002 Easay - Uncle Dave Macon

Copies of Obituaries from Cannon Courier
1934-1935-1936-1937-1938-1939-1940-1941-1942-1943-1944-1945-1946-1947-1951-1956-2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Special Orders on Request
Contact Adams Memorial Library,212 College Street, Woodbury, TN 37190 or 615-563-5861 for prices.

Lions Club Seeks
Homes for Christmas Tour
Lions Club is looking for people in Cannon County willing to put their homes on the Christmas Tour of Homes, if you are interested call Sue Patrick at 615-563-1328 for details. Tour of homes will be on Saturday Dec. 6.

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.

Books Needed for American Legion to donate to Fisher House
American Legion Auxiliary is in need of books to donate to the Fisher House which is a rehabilitation home for our local wounded veterans.
We need spiritual, children's, teens and mature reading material. Please contact Rita Cook at 615-542-0396 or to pick up.
Flu Shots Available
Cannon County Health Department
Flu shots are available at the Cannon County Health Department. Call for appointment at 563-4243.

Ladies Auxiliary Cookbooks
still available
Ladies Auxiliary Cookbooks are still available for Christmas gift giving. This cookboook offers several 100+ year old recipes that would make wonderful anytime gifts for all of the special people in your life. They would also be appreciated I am sure for the new bride in your families. These cookbooks are a gift that keeps on giving each time the recipient opens to find a new favorite.
They are $15 each and can be mailed for $18 anywhere in the US.
Make and mail check to: Hilton Stone, Ladies Auxiliary, Unit 279, P.O. Box 423, Attn: Rita Cook, Woodbury, Tn. 37190

The Addams Family
The Arts Center
The Addams Family features an original story, and it's every father's nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. A man her parents have never met. And if that weren't upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he's never done before -- keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday's "normal" boyfriend and his parents.
Show dates and times are Nov. 21 & 22 at 7:30 PM.

Willy Wonka
Nov. 22
The Arts Center
Follow enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats: the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory--or suffer the consequences.
Show dates and times are Nov. 22 at 2 PM.

Music Night @ the Senior Center
Friday, Nov. 21 @ 7 p.m.
Featuring: Uptown Country Admission: $5.

Cannon Country Christmas
Open House
Friday, Nov. 21 - Saturday, Nov. 22
at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cannon County Country Christmas Merchants Open House on the Square in Woodbury. Contact the Cannon County Chamber of Commerce at (615) 563-2222 for information.

Wildwood Christmas Tree Farm
Saturday, Nov. 22 at 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wildwood Christmas Tree Farm located at 286 La Paloma Rd. (Auburntown Rd.) will open with a large selection of live Christmas trees and wreaths plus hay rides, gift shop, kids craft room, tree house play area and much more. Enjoy free hot chocolate and coffee and fresh popcorn. Contact 615-464-2472 for info or visit
Red Cross Bloodmobile
Thursday, Nov. 20
Lions Club Building
12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Lions Club Building, 540 W Adams St.
The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood to help ensure sufficient blood supplies are available for patients this holiday season.
Blood donations often decline during the holidays when donors get busy with travel and family gatherings, but the need for blood remains steady. Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds.
Eligible donors with all types are needed, especially those with O negative, A negative and B negative. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
As extra encouragement to donate blood during the busiest time of November for many people, presenting blood donors from Nov. 26 through Nov. 30 will receive a limited-edition Red Cross potholder stuffed with unique celebrity chef recipes, while supplies last. Thanksgiving recipes are courtesy of Mario Batali, Rocco DiSpirito, Alex Guarnaschelli and Mike Isabella.

Hunt Family Bluegrass Band
Harvest View Church
Sunday, November 30 at 10:15
Harvest View Church at 8560 John Bragg Hwy will be kicking off the Christmas season with a special performance by the Hunt Family Bluegrass Band on Sunday, November 30 at 10:15.
For more info, visit or call 615.893.9900.

Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, Nov. 29 at
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
At the Arts Center of Cannon County

Health Talk
Tuesday, December 2
Cannon County Chiropractic
Dr. Trea Wessel will be having a talk entitled Pregnancy on Tuesday, December 2 from 5:30 until 6:00 p.m. Cannon County Chiropractic is located at 824 McMinnville Highway in Woodbury. For more info, call 563-3320.

Lions Club Day
Saturday, Dec. 6,
7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The Woodbury Lions Club is gearing up for a great day on Saturday, Decemeber the 6th, 2014.
Pancake Breakfast With Santa 7-10am. Santa will be at the Lions Club building. Pictures with Santa will be offered by the Lions Club.
Christmas Parade 12:00 Noon. Register at the UT Extension office on Lehman St. or call them at 563-2554.
No Charge to be in parade...just need your info for DTC TV as the parade is televised. Along with the TV it will also be on WBRY radio. When you regisiter you will find out where you are to meet to lineup for the parade.
Due to our Insurance company, no four wheelers in the parade.
Santa will be on the Woodbury Lions Club's Float.
Tour of Homes 4-7pm. Stop by the Lions Club building to purchase a ticket and get a map of the homes and businesses that have decorated for Christmas and have opened their home for you to visit.

Santa Visits
Adams Library
Tuesday, Dec. 16
Adams Memorial Library will be hosting Mr. and Mrs. S. Claus for an evening of fun and festivities on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 5:30 p.m. Be sure to take out your red crayon and mark your calendars. Refreshments will be served in the Jennings Community Room. All ages are welcome. Bring your cameras for pictures.

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