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Per animal for one year
Saturday, April 8, 2017 (Dr. Lewanda Lance-Jordan)
Auburntown School ....................................... 8:30 - 9:00 am
Gassaway Store .............................................. 9:30 - 10:00 am
Short Mountain School... .............................. 10:15 - 10:45 am
Eastside School... .......................... : ................. 11:00-11:30 am
Pleasant View ................................................... 11:45 -NOON
Saturday, April 8, 2017 (Dr. Gayle Tate)
West Side School. ............................................. 8:30 -9:00 am
Bradyville (Church of Christ) ........................... 9:15 - 9:45 am
Ivy Bluff (Methodist Church) .......................... 10:15 -10:30 am
Woodland School... ........................................... 10:45 -11:15 am
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.

Preserve our Area's Rural Qualities
PARQ (Preserve our Area's Rural Qualities) has scheduled the quarterly meeting for Thursday April 13, 2017 at 7 p.m.. Location of the meeting is 3632 Locke Creek Road, Readyville TN 37149. (Please note that this is a change of date.) Please call any of the phone numbers or check our website ( as the date approaches. The election of officers and open positions on the Board of Directors will take place at this meeting. Come and hear what is going on in your community or inform us of one of your interests or concerns! If you are would like to attend, please call to confirm time, place. 563-2200, 563-8088 or 409-6009.
More information about PARQ and upcoming meetings can be found at

Cannon County Republican Party
will meet on Mondays at 6PM on
May 1st, June 5th
at the Cannon County Courthouse
with guest speaker MARSHA BLACKBURN
scheduled for June 23rd
will be discussed along with other topics of interest

Silver and Gold
Thursday, April 13
The Silver and Gold Brass Quintet is an addition to the Silver and Gold Band from McMinnville. They will perform at Simmons Chapel on Hollow Springs Road in Cannon County on Thursday, April 13 at 7 p.m. Join them as they celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior. Refreshments after the performance.

Commodity Distribution
The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for Cannon County, Thursday, April 13, 2017 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.
Annual Princess Ball
Friday April 14--10th Annual Princess Ball presented by the Woodbury Lions Club will be held at the Senior Center beginning at 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. A father/father figure & daughter dance--enjoy Food-Music-Dance Lessons--DJ and Fun. $25 per couple--$10 per each additional girl. Contact
Korie Loftus at 615-542-6970 or Carolyn Motley at 615-563-2222 for further information.

4th Annual James Stembridge & Friends Open Jam
Saturday, April 15 at 11 a.m.
Come all musicans! All acoustic instruments. Bluegrass-country-gospel. Bring your instrument and chair and come join in for a day of music with fun for the whole family on the Square in Woodbury. Call 615-542-8035.

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

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.


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.

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

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