For nearly 25 years I have enjoyed writing this column. I was still in high school, working on the Tellico Plains High School newspaper, The S…

Shoal Creek Baptist Church Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb 20. There will also be a benefit singing for the b…

Join the Ballplay Ruritan Club for a homemade meal and fellowship on Monday, Feb. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at Friends Meeting of Ballplay Fellowship Ha…

Did everyone enjoy their snow days? I prefer not to have snow, but the children enjoy it so much.  May the ground be white and the roads be dry!

I had the pleasure of attending Ada Martin’s 90th birthday party on Sunday.  She was so happy and excited to see everyone that came.  It was t…

Happy birthday to Nancy Shadden, Lawrence O’Dell, Carl Williams, Judy Gray, Ray Roberts, Nathan Williams and Shannon Sprague.

Are you ready for the cold? I would like to ask everyone to stay safe in the coming weeks.  If the roads are snowy or icy, please stay in if y…

I hope everyone has a safe and healthy New Year! Can’t wait to see what changes will come to make our little town grow next year!

I really enjoyed reading all of the sweet letters to Santa in this past Sunday’s edition. Merry Christmas to all!

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Shoal Creek Baptist Church Food Pantry will be open Saturday, Aug 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  We will also be having a benefit singing for our…

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