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• Concord United Methodist Church will host a Christmas Open House on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 2-4 p.m. The community is invited to view the church's Christmas tree and decorated sanctuary and hear season music from area musicians, including the Eagleville High School Choir.
• Oaklands Historic House Museum's Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 4-8 p.m. Admission is $10. The historic house museum is located at 900 N. Maney Ave. in Murfreesboro. The phone number is 615-893-0022. Sponsored by the Oaklands Association, the tour will include historic private homes along East Main Street, churches and the Oaklands Mansion. The proceeds of the tour of homes will go toward the care and preservation of the house museum. The website address is www.oaklandsmuseum.org.
• "A Cricket County Old Folks' Christmas" will be presented by Rocky Glade Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Sunday, Dec. 15, from 3-7 p.m. Attendees can join a hillbilly family as they visit the Prune Valley Nursing Home and learn Biblical truths along the way.
• The Eagleville Drama Club will present a variety show on Saturday, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m. The cost is $5. The show will include singing, dancing, skits, instrumentals and more. FULL STORY
Posted: Thursday, December 5, 2013 3:57 am
|Eagleville's 11th Annual Christmas Parade cancelled because of bad weather|
(Posted Friday, Dec. 6, 2013) Eagleville's 11th annual Christmas Parade has been cancelled because of weather conditions. City officials posted the following notice on their website today: "We regret that weather situations are cause for the Eagleville Christmas Parade to be cancelled this year. A winter weather advisory has been issued for most of the area, including Rutherford County until midnight but temps are not predicted to rise above freezing tomorrow morning. Thank you to each of you for planning to participate this year, and we hope you can be able to be with us next year. " FULL STORY
Siegel teacher thanks deputy for helping save her life
Woodall thanks SRO Rigsby.
(Posted Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013) Daughter Ann Bratton feared she wouldn’t spend another Thanksgiving with her mother, Lavenia “Sissy” Woodall, who suffered a heart attack in July. Woodall survived, thanks in part to Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputy Joe Rigsby who started cardiopulmonary resuscitation with Bratton giving rescue breaths. “I’m so thankful,” Woodall said Monday when she met with Rigsby. “Thank God you were there.” Woodall is a special education teacher at Siegel High School while Rigsby just earned a promotion as a school resource officer at Smyrna Elementary School. FULL STORY
|Mayor: Eagleville's proposed sewer project still under review|
(Posted Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013) Mayor Sam Tune reported at November's city council meeting that all still seems to be in order concerning Eagleville's proposed sewer system project. "We are still under review," he said, noting he had spoken to (the USDA) two days before the meeting. "Part of the holdup is the federal government was shut down almost a month, and some of the key people in charge of the review are now on vacation." USDA spokesman David Glasgow said on Nov. 4 that staff members were reviewing the city of Eagleville's responses to questions regarding the preliminary engineering report for the proposed project. FULL STORY
|Eagleville councilmen vote to add a reserve police officer|
(Posted Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013) Eagleville City Council members agreed at their meeting last Thursday to add one reserve police officer to the city's two-man police department. They also agreed to discuss the possibility of adding a second reserve officer after Police Chief Eli Stuard, Mayor Sam Tune and City Recorder Amy Von Almen develop an estimate of what the cost of adding another reserve officer will be. The reserve officers would work from eight to 20 hours a week with no more than 100 hours per month and would not be paid. The city would provide uniforms, ammunition and insurance. FULL STORY