Smokey’s Individuals & Group Information Throughout The County July 21, 2019
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn Information) – Welcome to Smokey’s information in evaluate. This week we’ve got over 25 tales and occasions for you. It’s a glance again at Individuals & Group information together with this week’s prime tales, some you haven’t heard about and should solely see on this web page.
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In Springfield Information
Springfield’s Cheatham Park Elementary Welcomes New Directors
Cheatham Park Elementary College might be underneath new management because the 2019-2020 college 12 months begins with the location of Theresa Chandler as Principal and Megan Keyes as the brand new Assistant Principal.
A graduate of Tennessee State College, Chandler, who has been an educator since 1993, has been with Robertson County Colleges since 2013 and has taught in each Coopertown Center and Springfield Excessive colleges. Previous to coming to RCS, she taught in Cheatham County colleges. Throughout her profession she has furthered her schooling with each a Grasp’s Diploma, and an Endorsement in Supervision and Administration from TSU.
Director of Colleges, Chris Causey stated, “We’re excited to announce Mrs. Theresa Chandler as the brand new principal of Cheatham Park. Mrs. Chandler has been the Tutorial Coordinator at SHS, an elementary trainer, particular schooling trainer, prolonged habits trainer, and a highschool assistant principal. Her huge expertise will serve her properly as she results in proceed the wonderful work occurring at ‘The Park’.”
For her half, Chandler is smitten by her new tasks.
“I’m very excited and honored to be part of Cheatham Park Elementary. I really feel blessed to have the chance to work with so many great academics, college students, dad and mom, and group members. It’s my aim to offer a secure and caring place the place kids come first. By placing kids first, we’ll obtain the varsity’s imaginative and prescient to be learners as we speak and the leaders of tomorrow.”
Incoming Assistant Principal Megan Keyes has taught with RCS since 2013. Keyes graduated from Austin Peay State College in 2013 and earned a Grasp’s Diploma from Union College in 2018. She was already a present trainer at CPES, making her acquainted with college students and employees.
Dr. Causey introduced, “We’re pleased with the work she has already achieved at CPES, and look ahead to working along with her on this capability as she continues to assist lead that college right into a brilliant future.”
Each directors are excited on the prospects of the approaching college 12 months and are already immersed of their preparation for the opening of faculty simply weeks away.
Springfield’s Canine Park Awarded $25,000 Grant
The Boyd Basis introduced 30 new Canine Park Sprint winners throughout Tennessee. Which means new and improved canine parks for 30 extra Tennessee communities. Springfield’s canine park was awarded a $25,000 grant for enhancements and expansions like an impediment course and strolling path.
The Tennessee Canine Park Sprint, funded by the Boyd Basis, is devoted to constructing or enhancing canine parks throughout the state. Established in 2018, this program helps to make Tennessee essentially the most pet-friendly state in America alongside different main efforts from manufacturers similar to Radio Programs Company, mum or dad firm of PetSafe (R). By way of the Canine Park Sprint, multiple hundred communities throughout the state of Tennessee will profit from canine parks.
Springfield Baptist Church Welcomes Native Native David Evans As New Pastor
Beginning August 4th, Native native…
“My household and I are excited to be known as to serve and stay the individuals of Springfield Baptist Church and past. In lots of respects, it’s a homecoming as we’re being reacquainted with those that we’ve got identified our entire life. Our aim is to make it onerous to go to hell from Robertson County. The church informed me that I used to be their first pastor from Robertson County. The Lord appears to be utilizing us proper the place we name house to assist these removed from Jesus to know Him.” David Evans
Metropolis of Springfield Honors Household-College Liaison Lisa Cobb
SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn Information) – Robertson County Colleges Household-College Liaison Lisa Cobb was honored on Thursday, July 18, by Springfield Mayor Ann Schneider, because the inaugural recipient of the “Mayor’s Affect Award.”
Schneider introduced the award, a plaque, and a proclamation declaring the day, “Lisa Cobb Day,” in Springfield, Thursday morning.
Amongst different feedback, Schneider known as Cobb, “a servant of God who offers again to her group day by day, no matter race, age, and gender.” She continued, noting Cobb has been, “the McKinney-Vento Liaison/Guardian-College Liaison for over 10 years with Robertson County Colleges.” Learn Extra
In Cedar Hill Information
Joe Maxey of Cedar Hill, TN Wins Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Florida
Joe Maxey of Cedar Hill beat out 141 others to win a Hemingway Look-Alike contest in Key West on July twentieth.
Reported by the Florida Key Information, Joe Maxey, 68, of Cedar Hill, Tennessee, in his eighth look on the contest, stated his persistence paid off on Saturday night time at Sloppy Joe’s Bar, the place the three-round competitors was judged by a panel of former winners.
“I really like his writing,” Maxey stated, after his victory. “He was an incredible author and simply to be a part of this historical past of Hemingway is simply unimaginable.”
Sloppy Joe’s was considered one of Hemingway’s favourite hangouts when he lived and wrote in Key West in the course of the Thirties.
Throughout this week’s Hemingway Days, dozens of “Hemingways,” most dressed just like the later-day writer with snowy-white beards, thick sweaters and crimson berets, roamed Duval Avenue and posed for pictures with passersby.
Maxey stated he can’t catch fish like Hemingway, who fought for deep-sea recreation fish within the waters between Key West and Cuba, however he shares different traits with the writer of “For Whom the Bell Tolls,” and “The Solar Additionally Rises.”
“The one factor I’ve in frequent with Hemingway is I really like mojitos,” he stated. “And I really like ladies, too.”
The lookalikes additionally spend the week elevating cash for scholarships to the School of the Florida Keys.
FULL STORY and video on Florida Key Information
In Robertson County Information
Joshua G. Evans – Tennessee State Capitol, Home Invoice 1367 Signed
Former State Rep Works On Laws For First Responders
Home Invoice 1367 is an easy piece of laws that enables First Responders and EMTs to hold their required medical certifications on their cellphone reasonably than hold a paper copy of their pockets.
“I admire Rep. Rick Tillis and Senator Shane Reeves for his or her work on this laws to permit our emergency personnel to have one much less factor to fret about whereas making emergency calls and serving our group,” stated former state rep and firefighter, Joshua Evans. Gov. Invoice Lee signed this laws into regulation on Could 8.
RC College District Welcomes New Supervisor of Human Assets
Dr. Beth Batson has accepted the place of Supervisor of Human Assets for Robertson County Colleges. She is going to substitute Mrs. Terri Simmons, who’s retiring after 41 years of service with the district.
Batson stated she’s anxious to imagine her new tasks.
“I look ahead to working with the extremely revered HR Division of Robertson County Colleges,” she stated. “Collectively we’ll sharpen processes and improve what goes properly. We might be dedicated to recruit, help, and retain the simplest educators for our college students whereas offering superior service to all staff.”
District Director Dr. Chris Causey stated Batson might be a valued asset to the Central Workplace.
“Robertson County is lucky to have somebody of Dr. Batson’s expertise in Human Assets,” he stated. “We look ahead to her being a part of Robertson County Colleges.”
An educator for a few years, Batson has most just lately served because the Supervisor of Human Assets, Scholar Providers and Coverage for Cheatham County Colleges. She is going to transition to her new place over the subsequent few weeks, in order to be in place firstly of the varsity 12 months subsequent month.
Robertson County Senior Middle Yard Sale Fundraiser – Help Our Seniors! Donations Appreciated
Donations appreciated by Wednesday, July twenty fourth and Thursday, July Twenty fifth between the hours of 10:00 am and a pair of:00 pm.
Please, no garments or heavy furnishings objects as a result of area and manpower to maneuver heavy objects concerning the facility More than likely might be sausage/biscuits, cake & espresso to buy as properly. Thank You prematurely!
Friday, July twenty sixth and Saturday, July twenty seventh The Robertson County Senior Middle may have a Yard Sale ( INSIDE ).
Take a look at all of the enjoyable occasions deliberate this month on the Robertson County Senior Middle! We now have all the small print, simply click on on our publication
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Robertson County Senior Middle Dinner & Present Profit August 10
Dinner & A Present “Simply A Tune at Twilight” By Marcia Savin. Saturday, August tenth Dinner at 5:30 PM, Present at 6:30 PM. All proceeds profit the Robberson County Senior Middle. Tickets are $20 every and embrace dinner and the present. Dinner might be fried rooster and all of the Fixin‘s, beverage, and dessert. Present that includes Sarah Head as “She” and Thom Wilson as “He”, directed by Connie Smith. Contact the Senior Middle for ticket info at 615-384-6367. Sponsored by the Robertson County Gamers
UT Extension-Robertson County – Robertson County 4-Hers Competing on the Central Area 4-H Dairy Judging Contest in Shelbyville,TN.
UT Extension-Robertson County LEGO Enjoyable Cease on a wet Wednesday! Designing, Constructing & Racing!
UT Extension-Robertson County – 4-H Younger Weapons
Take a look at among the enjoyable that the Robertson County 4-H Younger Weapons BB group, coaches, and relations had on the current Daisy Nationals Contest in Rogers, AR July 3-6
Robertson County Colleges: Open Home Dates, 2019-2020 Schedule, Gross sales Tax Weekend & “Again To College Bashes”
In Coopertown Information
Coopertown Center College Welcomes New Assistant Principal Kevin White
Kevin White, who has taught at Coopertown Center College since 1997, will start the 2019-2020 college 12 months as the varsity’s Assistant Principal.
A 1991 graduate of Springfield Excessive College, White earned a bachelor’s diploma in elementary schooling from Center Tennessee State College in 1997 and a grasp’s Diploma from Trevecca Nazarene College in 2003.
He has taught math, studying, world geography, and American historical past at CES in addition to having been the assistant coach for basketball, baseball and soccer.
“I’m very honored and blessed to be requested to assist lead Coopertown Center College,” White stated after being chosen. I’ve spent 31 years at Coopertown and it’s simply part of me.”
When saying the appointment, Director of Colleges Dr. Chris Causey stated, “Mr. White is a veteran trainer on the center college degree, and was a part of our Aspiring Chief Cohort. He’s already a giant a part of the Coopertown group, and we look ahead to working with him in his new position.”
In Portland Information
Portland TN Police Division – Captain Stan Jones. Retires
Tonight we formally stated farewell to Captain Stan Jones. Stan retires after a complete of 43 years in regulation enforcement. He served 18 years with the Gallatin Police Division, earlier than becoming a member of the Portland Police Division. He served 25 years with PPD.
He was introduced with a plaque and his service weapon in commemoration of his accomplishment. He’s pictured with former Police Chief, and present Fireplace Chief Al West, Mayor Mike Callis, and Police Chief Anthony Heavner.
Good luck Captain Jones in all of your future endeavors!
SAVE THE DATE – July 27
Portland TN Fireplace Division Invitations You to Again to College Bash, Contact a Truck occasion, Household Enjoyable Day within the Park.
Please be part of us 2 weeks from as we speak, on July twenty seventh for the Household Enjoyable Day within the Park. We may have firefighters on the Again to College Bash and on the Contact a Truck occasion.
On the Contact a Truck occasion, we may have an impediment course arrange for individuals to take part in, a hearth truck for the youngsters to discover, handing out Fireplace Security info, and naturally our nice firefighters to work together with. We hope to see everybody there!!
Portland Again To College Bash – SAME DAY! Don’t Miss it!
(Hosted by Portland Chamber of Commerce)
Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 8 AM – 12 PM: Richland Park – 1000 Richland, Portland, TN
The Portland Chamber of Commerce might be internet hosting our tenth Annual Again to College Bash July twenty seventh from 8-11am at Richland Park. The primary 700 children will obtain backpacks stuffed with college provides, and there might be cubicles arrange by our sponsors with video games the place children can win extra college provides! There will even be inflatables, together with water slides!
Well being & Security Day / Contact a Truck will even be taking place that day from 10am-12pm on the park! Children can discover emergency automobiles (Fireplace, EMS, Police) and metropolis automobiles, take part within the Portland Fireplace Division’s Impediment Course & extra!
College students should be current to obtain backpacks, should be enrolled in a Portland College (PreK by means of 12), and a mum or dad/guardian should be current.
Need to assist contribute to this occasion? There are numerous methods you, your church, or your small business can assist:
*Present staff for the occasion
*Arrange a sales space & present a recreation or exercise the place the youngsters can win extra provides
*Bicycle & Helmet Sponsor
*Accumulate college provides
We admire something you’ll be prepared to donate to this occasion. In case you have any questions be at liberty to contact the Chamber at 615.325.9032 or e mail [email protected] for a participation kind.
In Greenbrier Information
NEW Greenbrier Espresso Home/Restaurant Set To Open Monday
“That Good Espresso Place”
GREENBRIER TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn Information) – After months of renovation and preparation, Greenbrier is getting a brand new espresso home.
It’s known as “That Good Espresso Place” and it’s positioned at 2641 Hwy 41 S in Greenbrier. MAP This might be retailer quantity three for, proprietor James Jett who can be an area pastor. Opening day is ready for this Monday, July twenty second at 5 am. Apart from a really giant number of coffees (some that you could be not discover anyplace else, in response to Jett) additionally, you will be capable to order breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Jett tells Smokey Barn Information that the menu will develop over time so prospects can count on to see contemporary new objects popping up typically. Learn Extra/Watch Video
Greenbrier Center College PTO – Attn. Mother and father:
Wouldn’t or not it’s nice to stroll into one place and get all the things you want with no traces or combating crowds?!? Purchase all of your college provides you want from the Bobcat Den Bookstore at GMS.
Nice response on these,. Don’t overlook to tell us quickly – we’ll want to ensure to have sufficient in inventory at open home …..
We may have all the things for every grade degree that you’re requested to ship to finish classwork. Your again to high school provides set will embrace this helpful forest inexperienced drawstring bag and also you get to select our your colours for provides you want. For those who preorder your provides earlier than July Twenty fifth- additionally, you will get a $3 t-shirt credit score to make use of at open home. Simply preorder beneath and we may have your identify on a listing and provides you want prepared along with your $3 in retailer credit score.
Ship cost within the mail to GMS PTO – 2450 Freeway 41 S, Greenbrier TN 37073 – please ensure that to place your baby’s identify within the topic line and grade degree. Questions Name (615) 643-7823
Lacking Participant Remembered At Subject Dedication Forward Of World Collection Journey
GREENBRIER TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn Information) – At a ceremony Saturday afternoon, the No. 2 ball area at Louise Martin Park in Greenbrier was formally renamed the Braxton Fuqua Memorial Subject #5.
Greenbrier Mayor Bonnette Dawson first introduced the decision on the metropolis’s final Board of Mayor and Alderman assembly. See video right here.
A 12 months an a half in the past Nicole Turnbow obtained the information that her son Braxton had most cancers. The information triggered a protracted battle that ended simply weeks in the past. FULL STORY
Smokey Barn Information was there as we speak as Mayor Dawson re-read the proclamation and formally devoted the sector in Braxton’s reminiscence. Learn Extra/Watch Video
In Nice View Information
Nice View Volunteer Fireplace Division at ceremony for the 91st annual SEAFC/TFCA Convention.
IAFC President Dan Eggleston opens the ceremony for the 91st annual SEAFC/TFCA Management Convention. PVVFD is glad to be part of the nations progressive fireplace service. #makingadifference #TFCA #IAFC #PVVFD
Nice View Volunteer Fireplace Division attended the 2019 Tennessee Public Fireplace Educators Convention in Murfreesboro.
Members are studying new methods to coach our residents on Group Threat Discount. PVVFD is all the time #here4you.
In Millersville Information
Millersville Elementary College – Somebody planted stunning flowers underneath our signal! Thanks a lot, we love them!!! Open Home Deliberate…
Millersville Public Library of Sumner County might be having one other Teen Outreach Program subsequent Saturday, July twenty seventh!
Like final time it will likely be from 10:30-12:00 at Greenback Normal! We’ll have superior actions and extra! Hope to see ya’ll there!
In Adams Information
Sabi Doc Kumar State Consultant, District 66 – Robertson County. Adams, TN – fiftieth Annual Threshermen’ Assoc Threshing Present.
Through the years, I‘ve been Blessed to have many pals information me on trying like a “REAL thresherman” … straw hat, plaid shirt (NOT buttondown collar), open on the neck, relaxed match of total, pocket watch and a stance that claims, “Yea, I’m a thresherman … for as we speak, anyway!” Thanks pricey pals! Sure, it was a scorching one for the Threshermen’s Parade and Present, this 12 months, however we’ve seen years that we’re hotter, belief me! Nothing that some good quaint ice cream didn’t care for, for us! Mrs. Linda and I loved the fiftieth Anniversary Threshing Present on the Bell College Grounds in Adams! Loads of healthful fellowship, good meals and shared historical past of days passed by for household enjoyment! The methods of day by day residing for the wheat threshermen and their instruments have modified all through the years! Grateful for the various who hold American historical past alive by exhibiting us a chunk of the previous! God Bless all!
In White Home Information
(White Home, TN) Sara Carmack of White Home Receives Scholarship
Volunteer State Group School pupil Sara Carmack of White Home just lately obtained a $1000 scholarship just lately from the Delta Nu Alpha (DNA) Transportation Society.
Carmack is a pupil within the Logistics program. Pictured left to proper: Jim Corridor, previous president of DNA; Tamara Dunnabacke, DNA board member; Sarah Carmack; and Don Ellis, Vol State Logistics school member. For extra details about Logistics at Vol State go to www.volstate.edu/logistics.
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July 25: Music Below the Stars that includes Tommy Ross and TCB by White Home Space Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 9 PM – 105 School St, White Home, TN
Tommy Ross and TCB will take the stage on the Fran Hutson Amphitheater on Thursday, July Twenty fifth for our Music Below the Stars introduced by NorthCrest Medical Middle. Be part of us for this enjoyable and free summer season live performance sequence and revel in meals from a meals truck favourite! We hope to see you there. #DiscoverWhiteHouse
Metropolis of White Home Fireplace Dept. – FINALLY FINISHED! Our Fireplace Station One has been present process a much-needed facelift.
Concrete repairs, a contemporary coat of paint, new shutters, new signage, and a few landscaping.
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August 10: Garments Give Away – White Home Normal Baptist Church
Garments Give-Away on August tenth 8am – 1pm on the White Home Normal Baptist Church positioned at 4012 Hwy 31 W Cottontown, TN 37048
White Home Space Chamber of Commerce is at Belle Vie Legacy Legislation, PLLC.
Congratulations to Belle Vie Legacy Legislation, PLLC and Rebecca Bell-Houchin! Property planning, wills, Energy of Legal professional, they’ll allow you to stay your greatest life. Cease in to see them! #DiscoverWhiteHouse
White Home Space Chamber of Commerce is accumulating college provides for the the Stuff the Bus marketing campaign for the United Manner of Sumner County!
Drop off your college provides on the Chamber workplace! #DiscoverWhiteHouse
White Home Space Chamber of Commerce 2019 American Celebration
Metropolis of White Home Fireplace Dept. – Received her achieved!
Effectively the Americana Celebration 2019 has come and gone. Our employees began the night anticipating to take care of of us that will have gotten a bit of overheated having fun with the leisure. They shortly needed to shift gears to desirous about the climate and tips on how to hold everybody secure. Plans change straight away and THAT is what we practice for. Everybody did a superb job maintaining of us secure…and sorta dry! Hopefully Americana 2020 might be higher!!!
Rain or shine, we had a good time at our 2019 Americana Celebration and Brandon Webster Firework Present! We loved the music whereas we might earlier than the lighting began, however it by no means stopped the enjoyable. Thanks once more to all of our companions, distributors and meals vans for making this occasion attainable. We hope everybody had a good time! #DiscoverWhiteHouse
Pictures: Meagan Woodis Images
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