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I think one of my favorite parts about my job is that from time to time I get to share a little bit about my life with my readers. I’m young, but I’ve done some pretty cool things in my lifetime. This week’s warm and then freezing weather reminded me of an experience I had once, and I wanted…

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Agriculture is a big part of Middle Tennessee. Whether you are a gardener, a row cropper or a livestock producer, many hours of labor and love go into agriculture endeavors regardless if they are a hobby or a way of making a living.

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Hank Williams is said to be one of the most legendary country music stars of all time. His songs tell tales of real men and real women, heartbreak and hard times that captured the adoration of fans from all over.

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2019 is off to a soggy start, and while Tullahoma isn’t necessarily in a floodplain, there are areas within the community that could become a hazard during flash flooding. Learning how to better prepare yourself for a flood and what to do during a flood could make a difference in damages, li…

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Now that the new year has come, many Christmas celebrants are beginning to take down their holiday tree. Ornaments are wrapped with paper and tucked away safely for next year’s use. Artificial trees are de-fluffed and stuffed back into a box to be put back into storage, but what about the re…

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When the clock struck midnight on Jan. 1, millions of people around the world made resolutions and set goals to accomplish during the New Year. Resolutions vary from person to person, but there are commonalities and popular goals that dominate lists around the world.

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While New Year’s resolutions are popular when it comes to losing weight, eating healthier and being more financially stable, what about impacting the lives of other living creatures around you? A small, simple task and a minimum of an hour a day could highly impact the life of an animal in t…

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Seventeen-year-old Zach Sheeley said being a member of the Boy Scouts has provided him with a variety of opportunities and experience he wouldn’t have otherwise had.

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Pam Parker’s third-grade class at Jack T. Farrar Elementary school created pictures of Christmas ornaments depicting what living in Tullahoma means to them. Students were asked to create a picture inside an ornament that would persuade someone to move to Tullahoma. Creativity met paper as st…

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On Wednesday, Dec. 19, Bel-Aire Elementary School students jumped up and down with excitement as they made their way to Boxey Blue to mail their last minute letters to Santa. With the anticipation building up inside them, the students made their way to the mobile mailbox and individually sen…

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Everyone has their own unique Christmas traditions. For some, its opening presents on Christmas morning in festive pajamas, while other people gather around the warm glow of the television to watch “Die Hard” — which is absolutely a Christmas movie, no matter what Bruce Willis says.

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Get in the spirit of Christmas with South Jackson Civic Center with a family movie night. Cuddling up on the couch is nice, but it sometimes gets crowded. Head out to South Jackson for a comfy seat of your own, and don’t forget the popcorn.

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Reading a story with mom or dad is a treasured childhood memory for many people. Whether it’s a bedtime story or “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” by the light of the tree, books are at the center of many beloved family moments.

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Are you looking for the perfect winter décor for your home this season? Adding a touch of greenery to any living space makes for the perfect winter feel without the cold. Craft stores can become expensive when trying to find that perfect look for your home, but have you looked outside lately…

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Travel increases throughout the holiday season. From Thanksgiving to the New Year, holiday travelers crisscross the globe to visit family far and wide. During these months, there are more accidents due to the heavy traffic, congested roadways and hazardous travel conditions.

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Nestled in the hills of Normandy sits the tiny Ole Tennessee Opry. Across from the railroad tracks on the downtown historic square, the building has hosted several big names in country music. Its rustic appearance stays true to the early 20th century architecture popular in the 1900s when it…

Country music rests deep within my heart and soul. The lyrics speak to me, and the twang of the guitars, banjos and fiddles send a jig from my highly hair-sprayed hair all the way down to the soles of my boots. Every time I get the chance to sway to the rhythm at a country concert, I do.

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It’s been more than 20 years since the musicians of the country band Shenandoah have made their guitar strings hum in harmony, but all that changes on Saturday, Nov. 24, when they hit the stage at The Caverns in Pelham to perform some Christmas tunes, some of their greatest hits and even som…

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The senior citizens at Morning Pointe of Tullahoma brought down the house on Tuesday, Nov 13, with one of its biggest public events of the year.

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Approximately 500 students, family members and friends filled the halls of East Lincoln Elementary for games, activities and much more at the school’s fall festival Thursday night. Everyone was able to play games, win prizes and eat sweets as the school community for a family-friendly night of fun.

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It’s been more than 20 years since the musicians of the country band Shenandoah have made their guitar strings hum in harmony, but all that changes on Saturday, Nov. 24, when they hit the stage at The Caverns in Pelham to perform some Christmas tunes, some of their greatest hits and even som…

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For the 11th year, the Tullahoma Downtown Lions Club invites the community to ring in the holiday season with a musical concert presented by the Tullahoma Civic Choir.

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For four years, the Young Artist Showcase has been presenting the talents of local musicians. This year will be no different, as a group of talented teens will take center stage at the South Jackson Civic Center to wow audiences with their talent on Sunday, Nov. 18. 

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If you’re anything like me, you’re constantly on the search for new adventures. This past weekend I took the adventure of a lifetime. A longtime item I had harbored on my bucket list was checked off as I drove a mile into the sky, defeated gale-force winds and stood in the ice and snow for a…

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There is more to a horse than a long tail, silky mane and soft muzzle to snuggle. Horses are some of the world’s most gentle giants, and at Horse Play Inc. in Tullahoma, children are able to experience the careful nature of a horse firsthand.

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When Robert E. Lee Elementary School students unloaded the bus and filed into Olympus, a gyro and pizza restaurant in Decherd on Tuesday, what was in store for them was more than just an educational field trip. The school’s third-graders were able to immerse themselves in Greek culture while…

The cool and smooth sounds of jazz will fill the hall of the historic South Jackson Civic Center as South Jackson presents the annual Jazz on Jackson at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15. The evening will feature the Jamey Simmons Duo/Trio Project.

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Isn’t it crazy when you strike up conversation with a stranger and you realize that the two of you have more in common than you thought? From the people you know, the places you’ve been and the things you like, it’s easy to see that the world isn’t such a big place after all.

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November was designated as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month by President Ronald Reagan in 1983. In congruence with this, the Alzheimer’s Tennessee Association is gearing up for an important event to help bring awareness to the disease.

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The Tullahoma Parks and Recreation Department recently took home three state awards. Presented by the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association, a nonprofit organization that supports professionals to help create healthy and livable communities, the awards are presented throughout the state…

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The cool and smooth sounds of jazz will fill the hall of the historic South Jackson Civic Center as South Jackson presents the annual Jazz on Jackson at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15. The evening will feature the Jamey Simmons Duo/Trio Project.

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For most, Halloween is just a holiday, but for Lesley Krijgsman, it’s a tradition. Halloween is Krijgsman’s favorite holiday and she lets it be known by decorating her house as the spookiest one on the block.

The Tullahoma Parks and Recreation Department recently took home three state awards. Presented by the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association, a nonprofit organization that supports professionals to help create healthy and livable communities, the awards are presented throughout the state…