Smokey’s Folks & Group Information Throughout The County June 9, 2019
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn Information) – Welcome to Smokey’s information in evaluate. It’s a glance again at this week’s high tales with some tales you haven’t heard about and should solely see on Smokey in addition to thrilling native occasions developing.
Rather a lot has occurred in cities all throughout Robertson County! We have now over 30 tales for you this week. Don’t be the one one across the watercooler this week that doesn’t know what’s occurring!
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In Greenbrier Information
American Legion Boys State/Greenbrier
Tyler Hathcock of Greenbrier Excessive Faculty was introduced with the TN American Legion “100 Years of Service” coin on Tuesday the 4th, after delivering a brief speech on his expertise at TN Boys State, sponsored by the American Legion of Greenbrier Submit #45. Tyler was elected to the Home of Representatives and in addition served as Squad Commander in the course of the week-long program.
The American Legion was chartered and included by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans group dedicated to mutual helpfulness. It’s the nation’s largest wartime veterans service group, dedicated to mentoring youth and sponsorship of healthful applications in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, selling sturdy nationwide safety, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans. -website
Boys State has been a program of the American Legion since 1935. It’s among the many most revered and selective academic applications of presidency instruction for highschool college students & boasts notable alumni reminiscent of Former President Clinton, Michael Jordan, Jon Bon Jovi in addition to quite a few members of the Home & Senate and excessive rating Navy officers.
Greenbrier Names Baseball Subject In Honor Of Braxton Fuqua
GREENBRIER TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn Information) – Greenbrier Mayor Bonnette Dawson learn a decision at Monday evening’s Board of Mayor and Alderman assembly dedicating discipline 2 at Louise Martin Park the, “Braxton Fuqua Memorial Subject.”
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 final Wednesday evening. FULL STORY
Mayor Bonnette Dawson addressed the assembly; “Whereas the town of Greenbrier is proud that Braxton Fuqua referred to as Greenbrier house and whereas Braxton’s energy, willpower and his by no means give up angle is what made this younger man a hero to so many, and whereas one in every of Braxton’s favourite locations to be was Louise Martin Park, he liked it there and whereas Braxton’s ardour was taking part in baseball, not solely did he like to play ball however he liked his workforce, his coaches and all the ballpark ambiance.
“Even when he couldn’t play, he would watch the video games and help his workforce and associates like he was standing tall beside them. The baseball gamers, coaches and different mother and father turned an extension of his household and liked him dearly.
“Whereas a spotlight in Braxton’s baseball historical past was Greenbrier metropolis sports activities and being a member of the all-star workforce that received the 2017 state event. So be it resolved the Board of Mayor and Alderman are proud and honored to call discipline 2 at Louise Martin Park the Braxton Fuqua Memorial Subject. This decision shall be mirrored within the minutes and added to the historical past of the town of Greenbrier.”
For the complete assembly and data on Tax improve CLICK HERE.
Braxton mural immortalizes beloved participant and son
“Braxton’s mural, situated within the house dugout on his discipline, is so wonderful!! Thanks a lot for portray it, Mrs. Sharon!!” (Artist – Sharon Eden of Goodlettsville Tennessee)
“I used to be speechless at how wonderful of a job she did with it,” stated Braxton’s mother Nicole Turnbow. “Kelsey began crying. I’m so thrilled Brax will eternally be part of Greenbrier baseball and his legacy will eternally be carried on”
Robertson County Sheriff’s Workplace: G.R.E.A.T Summer season Video games
One other superior 12 months with the G.R.E.A.T Summer season Video games of Robertson County! We had a fantastic turnout and the youngsters had a lot enjoyable. The Sheriff’s Workplace needs to thank everybody who participated and volunteered. With out you all, this wouldn’t be doable.
The G.R.E.A.T Summer season Video games is a program hosted by Robertson County Sheriff’s Workplace Faculty Assets Officers. College students participated in a week-long camp that consisted of actions reminiscent of crafts, archery, and fishing. This camp permits college students to be taught new abilities and actions that they might not have been capable of expertise earlier than. Along with actions, our SRO’s use this time to mentor and keep relationships with college students which is efficacious of their continued training going from the college 12 months into the summer time break.
Annual Look At Crime (How Did Your Metropolis Do?) See The Numbers
All year long regulation enforcement businesses throughout the state report their crime totals to the TBI. On the finish of every 12 months, the TBI releases that information to supply cities and the State a manner to take a look at how total crime stats are trending.
Smokey Barn Information took the numbers from 2017 and 2018 for cities in Robertson County and positioned them aspect by aspect in your evaluate. We have now offered a quick abstract for every metropolis, however a hyperlink to the detailed numbers are listed for every metropolis. To learn extra –> click on right here
Tumultuous Occasions within the Home State Consultant Report Sabi Doc Kumar MD
On June 1, 1796, Tennessee turned the sixteenth state of those nice United States of America! As my spouse Linda and I celebrated the 223rd Birthday of our state, we seemed again on the 2019 session of the Tennessee Home of Representatives in the111th Basic Meeting. Regardless of good legislative achievements, the top of the session was marred by studies of offensive racial and sexual textual content messages between our Speaker and his chief of employees. It was tragic to witness the spectacular failure of those profitable males. They had been so lucky and so they had achieved a lot!
The Tennessee Home is an impressive Chamber! I’m, at all times full of awe as I enter and consider the leaders that preceded us. They, too, served in occasions that had been good or and occasions that had been attempting. Though the election of November 2018 maintained the Republican super-majority within the Home and the voters accepted of the socially and fiscally conservative insurance policies which have achieved financial success for our state, there have been 30 freshmen among the many newly elected 73 Republicans and 26 Democrats. This was a exceptional change. We additionally elected a brand new Governor and a brand new Speaker. These adjustments introduced new priorities and instructions.
After the grand ceremonial opening, we had been excited to start out work and conduct the folks’s enterprise.
• We handed a balanced finances that included one other vital improve in academic funding, trainer salaries, funding for college security of our kids, further contributions towards financial growth, psychological well being and prison justice. We reduce taxes by $35M. We added $239M to our wet day fund, which is now over $1B sturdy. This provides to the monetary energy and enterprise confidence in our state.
• We handed a number of daring legislative measures. These included: a pilot challenge permitting college vouchers for eligible college students in failing inside metropolis colleges, permitting on-line sports activities betting with revenues earmarked in the direction of training scholarships, asking federal authorities to offer Tenncare funds as a block grant so the state can handle these extra effectively.
• We failed to handle main issues together with shock medical payments, epidemic of digital cigarettes and vaping amongst youth, want for extra nurses in public colleges. “Medical” marijuana payments failed, as a result of these profit the growers and sellers greater than the sufferers. Correct medical supervision shouldn’t be doable due to federal licensing legal guidelines.
• We honored our veterans by recognizing these uncovered to Agent Orange, in the course of the Vietnam Struggle, and Mr. Ken Gamble for his efforts to offer The Orange Coronary heart Medal to those heroes by way of a non-profit group. We additionally invited and honored Mr. James Edwards, the Tennessee Cowboy Poet! Each of those events warmed our hearts!
• We did a number of different issues, together with tax exemptions for ammunition, small gyms and automobile washes. Some utilities had been “rounding up” your month-to-month invoice to the subsequent greenback. They are going to now want your permission to take action. We didn’t permit service of liquor on the Knoxville Zoo!
Tragedy befell when it was found that our Speaker had tolerated extremely inappropriate textual content conversations from his chief of employees. We had been deeply offended. The Republican Caucus met and handed a movement of “No Confidence” in our Speaker, who submitted a letter of resignation efficient August 2. This may increasingly change. We’ll elect a brand new Speaker. There are a number of good candidates. I pray that our integrity and good ethical values shall be restored and upheld. We owe it to our good residents. God Bless Tennessee and america of America!
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In Springfield Information
New Springfield Theater Proprietor: A Recreation Changer
Effectively, it’s official, the Springfield Cinema has new homeowners and it’s going to be a sport changer for the outdated theater, downtown Springfield and even Robertson County.
His identify is Gary Bowie (no relation to the singer) and he and his workforce of architects, music professionals, and lightweight and sound specialists have large plans that may seemingly flip the outdated theater again into the centerpiece it was for Springfield’s historic district years in the past. Learn extra –> click on right here
American Legion Submit 48 Of Springfield And Submit 45 of Greenbrier Have a good time Memorial Day
American Legion Submit 45 – Greenbrier and Submit 48 – Springfield joined collectively to have fun Memorial Day with the Veterans and residents of Morningside Senior Dwelling in Springfield, TN.
Memorial Day is an American Vacation, noticed on the final Monday in Could, honoring the women and men who died whereas serving in america navy. Memorial Day was formally set by Congress in 1968. Congress handed the Uniform Monday Vacation Act, which formally set the final Monday in Could as Memorial Day and to declare it a federal vacation.
In remembering our Veterans who died whereas serving within the US navy service, we additionally keep in mind D-day, the turning level of the warfare in Europe. On June 6, 1944 (75 years in the past) greater than 160,000 troops landed alongside a 50 mile stretch of heavily-fortified French shoreline, to combat Nazi Germany on the seashores of Normandy, France. Allied Forces (United States, Britain, Canada, and free French forces) invaded 5 D-day seashores at Normandy (Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword). D-day was the start of the top not just for Germany however Hitler most of all. By the top of June 1944, about one million allied forces had reached France. The chief Allied Powers in WWII had been Nice Britain, France, Soviet Union (Russia) and america. Different allied nations included: Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Greece, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, South Africa, and Yugoslavia. Throughout the battle of Normandy, over 425,000 Allied and German troops had been killed, wounded, or went lacking.
By March of 1939, Hitler had seized Czechoslavia and started to maneuver on Poland, Nice Britain, and France; and in 1940 Hitler invaded Norway, Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg, and was advancing on France. On December seventh, 1941, the Japanese Empire assaults the American Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and Congress declare warfare on Japan the next day. On December 11, 1941, Germany and Italy declare warfare on america, and we are actually concerned in preventing a world warfare on two fronts.
The Treaty of Versailles, (Paris Peace Convention, Jan 18, 1919) signed after World Struggle I, is believed to have brought about D-day as a result of its objective was to punish Germany and meet the targets of the assorted allied powers (Britain, France, Russia, Italy, and United States) in opposition to the defeated Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire (Turkey), and Bulgaria). This treaty punished the Germans so severely that Hitler needed to get revenge – which led to World Struggle II and brought about the necessity to defeat the Nazi forces occupying northern France
WW I is believed to have began after the assassination of the Archduke of Austria and his spouse in July 1914 by a Bosnian revolutionary. Russia started to mobilize because of its alliance with Serbia and Germany declared warfare on Russia. On Could 7, 1915, a German U-boat (submarine) torpedoed and sank the British ocean liner RMS Lusitania en route from New York to Liverpool, England. In March 1917, Germany’s submarine assaults on American passenger and service provider ships together with the sinking of 5 American service provider ships led to President Wilson’s choice to steer america into World Struggle I. On April 6, 1917, United States entered the warfare, after Germany introduced unrestricted warfare in war-zone waters and sunk the American liner (ship) Housatonic, with a German U-boat. WW I’d final till November 11, 1918.
Dr. Dale Barner, Submit 48 Commander states, “Why keep in mind these reminiscences and information of WWI and WWII? It has been confirmed true that those that overlook the teachings of the previous are doomed to repeat them. Due to this fact allow us to keep in mind the atrocities and battles of WW I and WW II and search a greater future for our kids, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Our navy forces are made up of lower than 2% of our inhabitants. We discover peace by way of energy and fixed vigilance. We discover knowledge by studying from our previous and by in search of divine knowledge. We discover hope and pleasure in our God. “
Replace: Hwy 431 Growth Timeline
Few would argue that the Tom Austin Hwy growth challenge in Springfield wasn’t wanted. It was, nonetheless, a little bit of a headache for Springfield companies alongside the route and their clients to endure. Learn extra –> click on right here
Robertson County Animal Management Adoptions
Trying to undertake a kitten? We have now fairly a number of lovable ones out there. They’ve all been vaccinated, dewormed, and many others. These girls and boys are so candy, playful, humorous and have a number of character. We even have some nice grownup kitty’s needing a brand new house too. Name (615) 384-5611 or electronic mail: [email protected]
A Springfield Custom
June 22: Annual Martin’s Chapel Church All You Can Eat BBQ!
June twenty second from 4-8PM at Martin’s Chapel Church Group Home situated at 2046 Martin’s Chapel Church Rd in Springfield.
All you possibly can eat tickets: $12. Youngsters ages 4-12 are simply $5. BBQ by the pound is $8 on the Pit. Drive through to go plates on the church. Gospel music from 4-7PM. Quilt Public sale at 6PM. Ice Cream & Extra. SEE FLYER –> Click on HERE
Metropolis of Springfield, TN Splash Pad Re-Opens After Upkeep
As a reminder, Parks and Recreation employees displays climate circumstances and should quickly halt splash pad use till extreme climate has handed. To see the Splash-Pad in Motion and browse group reactions on Fb CLICK HERE
Tons Of Enjoyable Deliberate for RC Seniors
Are you 50 or older? Trying to make new associates and usually are not a member of Robertson County Senior Middle? We’d like to have you ever be a part of our ‘household.”
Numerous enjoyable occasions are deliberate for the month of June on the Robertson County Senior Middle in Springfield. Lunch outings reminiscent of Cheddar’s, Cracker Barrel, Grand Ole Opry Backstage Tour, dances, ice cream socials, concert events, Picnic within the park, Bingo, Knitting & Crocheting, Cornhole, Harmonicas for well being, Signal language, Guide membership, Train & Yoga courses, Medicare counseling and extra. There are even alternatives to assist with the entrance desk and our membership drive.
The Robertson County Senior Middle is situated at 601 S Locust St Springfield, Tennessee. Basic Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm. Nevertheless, many dinners, dances, concert events, and many others are sometimes held Weekends and evenings.
Name (615) 384-6367
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In White Home Information
State Of The Metropolis Tackle – Save the Date
White Home Fireplace Station Facelift
Try what our neighbors are doing! We love their facelift and you’ll too! #DiscoverWhiteHouse #FireStation1
ALMOST FINISHED!! For the previous few weeks, our Fireplace Station One has been getting some much-needed consideration. At present we added slightly shade. “Operation Facelift” is sort of full! The final challenge is putting in new ornamental shutters to all of the home windows.
CONGRATULATIONS to Firefighter Keith Jerde!
The American Legion Division of Tennessee awarded our very personal Keith Jerde as “Firefighter of the Yr”. We couldn’t be extra pleased with him!
White Home Space Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Pizza Hut
Our associates at Pizza Hut (White Home) had been completely superior at this time! We celebrated their new location with a ribbon slicing and Energy Hour. The ability is so good and the employees is even higher! Thanks, Pizza Hut! #DiscoverWhiteHouse
Meals Pantry – Bethlehem Baptist Church in White Home is now open WEDNESDAYS 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Please come to Constructing B to register. Hwy 76 entrance.
Our workplace and the museum shall be closed to the general public till our parking zone development is full. We’ll be joyful to come back see you, simply give us a name at 615-672-3937.
White Home Farmers Financial institution Grand Opening
It was a GRAND day for The Farmers Financial institution as we celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon slicing. Once more, congratulations to our associates. It was a fantastic day! #DiscoverWhiteHouse
June 12: Milk Day on the Market by the White Home Farmers Market and White Home Space Chamber of Commerce
June is Dairy Month!!
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 3:30 PM – 7 PM: 105 School St, White Home, TN
Free samples of yummy chocolate milk till provides run out.
Native teenagers Spilt Milk Band will carry out on the Fran Hutson Amphitheater at 5:30 pm!
You don’t wish to miss this convey, your loved ones and associates for some nice enjoyable on the White Home Farmers Market!
Native Farmer Directs America’s Farmers Develop Communities Donation To Robertson County 4-h Youth Applications
• Every year, the America’s Farmers Develop Communities program companions with native farmers to offer grants to native nonprofits.
• Sponsored by the Bayer Fund, this system offers farmers the chance to help and provides again to nonprofit organizations they care about of their native communities by enrolling for an opportunity to direct a $2,500 donation to a nonprofit of their selection.
• Since 2010, the America’s Farmers Develop Communities program has given greater than $33 million to over 8,000 nonprofits throughout rural America.
Springfield, TN (6-7-19) – County farmer Joe Elliott, directed $2,500 to Robertson County 4-H Youth Applications by way of America’s Farmers Develop Communities, sponsored by the Bayer Fund. As a part of their mission, the College of Tennessee Extension – Robertson County Workplace will use the funds for 4-H Scholarships and for 4-H Livestock Initiatives. “These 4-H Youth applications present extra alternatives to enhance communities” stated, Jeff Smith, County Director on the College of Tennessee Extension Workplace. By analysis that Tufts College accomplished with over 7,000 youth in 42 states, they discovered that 4-Hers are: 4 occasions extra more likely to contribute their communities, 2 occasions extra more likely to make more healthy selections, 2 occasions extra more likely to be civically energetic, 2 occasions extra more likely to take part in science applications throughout out-of-school time, and 4-H ladies (grade 12) are 3 occasions extra seemingly to participate in science applications in comparison with ladies in different out-of-school actions.
Celebrating its tenth 12 months, America’s Farmers Develop Communities companions with farmers to help nonprofit organizations strengthening rural communities. This system presents farmers the possibility to direct a $2,500 donation to a nonprofit of their selection. It has awarded greater than $33 million to over 8,000 nonprofits throughout rural America.
“A greater life is Bayer’s objective. Farmers are invested of their communities, they root for his or her neighbors, and so they know when and the place there’s a want,” stated Al Mitchell, Vice President Company Engagement, Bayer. “Farmers are one in every of America’s finest assets, which is why Develop Communities companions with them to direct donations to the organizations they’re keen about and that make a constructive influence and a greater life in communities.”
To be taught extra in regards to the America’s Farmers Develop Communities program, go to www.AmericasFarmers.com or observe on Fb at fb.com/AmericasFarmers.
About America’s Farmers
Began in 2010, the America’s Farmers applications, sponsored by the Bayer Fund, a philanthropic arm of Bayer, have been devoted to partnering with farmers to strengthen rural communities. The applications present funding for ag scholarships, nonprofit donations and college STEM grants. Since inception the fund has awarded over $50 million to rural communities. For extra data go to AmericasFarmers.com.
Concerning the Bayer Fund
The Bayer Fund, is a nonprofit group devoted to strengthening the communities the place farmers and Bayer staff dwell and work by offering funding for meals and vitamin, training, and group growth tasks.
SAVE THE DATE June 27…
TOBACCO, BEEF & MORE FIELD DAY AND TRADE SHOW
JUNE 27, 2019 8:00 A.M.–1:30 P.M.
HIGHLAND RIM AGRESEARCH & EDUCATION CENTER, SPRINGFIELD, TN
+ Highland Rim AgResearch and Schooling
Middle Overview Tour
· Tour A – Tobacco
o 8:45 am – 10:15 am
o 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
· Tour B – Beef & Forages
o 8:45 am – 10:15 am
o 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
· Tour C – Industrial Hemp Manufacturing
o 8:45 am – 10:15 am
o 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
· 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
A sponsored lunch shall be offered following the morning excursions.
For extra data or to request an lodging for
accessibility, contact your county Extension workplace or the Highland
Rim AgResearch and Schooling Middle at 615-382-3130.
June – July Study, Develop, Eat & Go UT Extension – FREE 9 Week Program for Rising Third -Fifth Graders.
It is a free 9 week program for rising Third-Fifth graders that includes hands-on gardening, vitamin classes, bodily exercise and meals tastings.
Each Tuesday June-July from 9AM – 11AM. To register please name Rachael Ragsdale @ UT Extension 615-384-7936
In Millersville Information
Metropolis of Millersville Police Dept. – Get rid of undesirable pharmaceuticals
Now you can eliminate undesirable pharmaceuticals at Millersville Metropolis Corridor throughout common enterprise hours. The drop field is situated within the foyer.
Millersville Parks and Recreation – June 14 FREE FUN!!!!
Friday, June 14, 2019 at 1 PM – 2 PM – Millersville Parks and Recreation1181 Louisville Hwy, Goodlettsville, TN
Dig for fossils, dinosaur craft and dino snacks.
The Metropolis of Millersville Police Dept. want to congratulate Detective Pearce on being awarded Detective of The Yr for Sumner County at this 12 months’s Little one Protecting Investigative Staff appreciation luncheon.
Metropolis of Millersville Police Dept. – Detective Pearce and Officer Riley at Millersville Elementary Faculty profession day.
In Adams Information
Metropolis of Adams, TN – Vital Message about Firework Present in Adams
For this 12 months’s Annual Firework Present, the date has been modified to Saturday July sixth.
This transformation is because of the State of Tennessee requiring a licensed exhibitor. Due to this regulation, the Metropolis of Adams needed to rent a licensed firm, Affect Pyro, to carry out the firework present. July the sixth was the one out there date for the 12 months 2019.
The Metropolis of Adams could be very sorry for any inconvenience this will likely trigger.
For the 12 months 2020, the Metropolis plans on getting the present displayed on the 4th.
Annual BBQ Picnic for Independence Day shall be held on the July the sixth.
Picnic begins at 11:00 A.M.
Fireworks will start at darkish.
All proceeds profit the Adams Volunteer Fireplace Division
In Portland Information
Portland TN Police Division
Somewhat Portland PD Throwback Thursday, courtesy of Invoice Sorrells. Invoice was beforehand a Portland officer and is now the Assistant Chief at Gallatin PD. He stands beside a model new 1983 Plymouth Fury.
June 13: Music on Primary In Portland that includes Bucky Covington by Portland Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 9 PM – Primary Avenue Portland, TN. The primary live performance in Portland’s Music on Primary live performance sequence for 2019! The live performance will begin at 7:00 pm on Primary Avenue that includes Bucky Covington!
It is a FREE occasion! Deliver your garden chair or hire a chair for $2 and be a part of us for a fantastic evening of music & leisure!
In Orlinda Information
June 11 Tuesday at 7 PM FREE Robertson County Group Band Live performance
Byrum Porter Exercise Senior Middle: 9123 Freeway 49 E. Orlinda, TN 615-654-3161 Come one, Come all – All ages, associates, household, neighbors! SEE EVENT FLYER
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