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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…

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Wreaths Across America has become a nationally recognized charity that gained much attention in 2005 after a photo of the headstones at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. were decorated with wreaths to honor fallen veterans went viral.

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Have you ever imagined yourself as a superhero? Your powers could include, but definitely are not limited to, tactical taste, heroic hearing, significant sight, terrific touch and supersonic smell. These are some of the ways that author Gin Noon Spaulding explained sensory issues to students…

Local author Mary Jane Miller has teamed with the Coffee County Lannom Memorial Public Library to start a writers’ group meant to support and encourage local writers. She started the group in January hoping to inspire and lead writers to fulfill their literary aspirations.

Area Forester Tyler Wakefield of the Tennessee Division of Forestry was the guest speaker as Tullahoma Parks and Recreation hosted its monthly Lunch and Learn on Wednesday. The October event aimed to provide an educational seminar to landowners about forest management.

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October is breast cancer awareness month, and it is widely recognized throughout sports, businesses and individuals alike. Coffee County Emergency Medical Services hosted a breast cancer awareness barbeque on Tuesday, Oct. 9. The gathering was filled with good food and good company for a gre…

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In honor of Halloween and all things spooky, the Tullahoma Art Center is hosting a movie premiere of “Door 1 of the 5 Doors to Hell” from 6 to 10 p.m. (correction: at 6 p.m AND 10 p.m.) on Oct. 19 and 20. Join the Art Center for a frightfully good time with this horror-themed weekend.

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The 25th annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s presented by Jack Daniel’s took place this Saturday at the South Jackson Civic Center in Tullahoma. Approximately 58 teams, 500 participants and 60 volunteers joined together to take the first step to a world without Alzheimer’s.

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The Literacy Council, a nonprofit organization that promotes adult basic education, celebrates its 30th birthday this month. Founded in 1988, it was one of the first nonprofit organizations in Coffee County.

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Tims Ford State Park hosted its 7th annual Heritage Day Festival on Saturday, Oct. 13. The event included civil war reenactments, blacksmith demonstrations, mountain man crafts, pottery, wooden and weave crafts, woodcarvers, car and tractor cruising, hay rides, food, games, live music and lo…

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Those looking to see the creative side of the Coffee Country and surrounding area need look no further than the River Romp that will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. The first-ever event will be held at Rotary Park and along the greenway in Manchester and will feature live paintin…

The art of poetry predates literacy. According to the website, poetry.org, in preliterate societies, poetry was frequently employed as a means of recording oral history, storytelling, genealogy, law and other forms of expression or knowledge that modern societies might expect to be handled i…

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While it might not be a the top of the list for the important decisions one will make for the their big day, one can’t deny that choosing the right wedding cake is essential to the overall wedding day success.

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When I was in college, I had the distinct pleasure and privilege of being a member of the University of Tennessee Pride of the Southland Marching Band. I played the clarinet all four years of college and had the time of my life supporting the Volunteers during some terrible years of football…

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The stitch and your glitter-up

What do Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Prince, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Carole King and James Taylor all have in common? They are all songwriters that have the unique talent of taking words, putting them to music and writing songs that define moments, events, people and even history.

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It’s finally time. The wait is over. The day has finally come. Football season is finally here!

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The Tullahoma Community and King’s Cross Church congregation will say a bittersweet farewell to Phillip Moody and his wife, Lori, as the couple prepares to leave Tullahoma after 23 years and embark on a new journey in ministry.

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For 18 years, Eric Fruehauf has organized and hosted an auction game at the Life Care Center of Tullahoma with the goal to brighten the days of the center’s residents. He has succeeded.  The auction, held every first Friday of the month, is now one of the most popular events at the center.