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The Cumberland County Playhouse Nightmare Before Christmas Trunk or Treat will be Halloween Night, Friday, October 31st from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Playhouse parking lot. Enjoy face painting, music, crafts, a photo booth, dancing, a bouncy house, a haunted walk through the outdoor stages, and of course, candy! It’s FREE and Everyone is Invited! So bring the family and let the kids trick or treat in a safe, friendly environment.!
1st annual Holiday Craft Sale will be held on Saturday November 1st at the First Congregational Church on New Lantana Road from 9 am to 4pm. Featured merchandise includes Chirstmas ornaments, Japanese temari balls, original oil paintings, bird houses, candles, crochet and knit items, jewelry beaded bottles, and so much more. Baked Goods and Lunch will also be available. Call Leah at 931-788-0474 for more information.
The Stone Memorial High School Gym will be the site for a college basketball game as Bryan College takes on Johnson University Saturday, November 1st at 7:00 pm. Six Cumberland County natives will possibly play in the game and both County High Schools will be represented. The players include: Caleb Parsons, Brandon Cole, Robert Troino, Luke Matthews, Tyler Yoder and Logan Parsons. Don’t miss the action Saturday, November 1st; Bryan College plays Johnson University – it’s college basketball at Stone Memorial High School.
The Cumberland Mountain Storytelling Festival will be held on November 1st at the Palace Theatre. From 10-11:30 there will be a free storytelling workshop by Mike Lockett, from 11:30-12:30 there will be a story swap, from 12:30-2 there will be a lunch break and there will be many more events after. The Festival will end at about 8:30 pm.
CCHS Jets Baseball Annual Grand Slam Chili Supper/Auction
Saturday Nov. 1st @ 5:30 in the CCHS Cafeteria
Tickets are $20 and are good for an entire family
Each ticket is also entered into a $1,000 cash drawing (do not have to be present to win)
Chili is provided by Forte's Restaurant
The auction will include several great items from local businesses as well as the CCHS baseball players up for auction to do 4hrs of yard work to each winning bidder
Tickets can be purchased at CCHS or from any baseball player.
Anyone with questions can reach Head Coach Dave Prichard at 931-337-9721 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Stone Memorial High School has the honor of hosting the Bryan College Lions vs. Johnson University Royals game on Saturday November 1st beginning at 7 pm. The cost is $5 per person. 6 outstanding mens basketball alumni from CCHS and SMHS that have received scholarships and now play for Bryan College, and this game is an opportunity for family, friends, and the community to welcome them home to play one of their official games. Please come out and show your support for our hometown players, and a great team of young men and a wonderful program. Go Lions!
A fundraiser for the Missions for Zion Assembly Church of God will be held at Oaklawn Baptist Church on Genesis Road on Saturday, November 1st from 12-4 pm. Food will be available to purchase. A variety of baked goods will be available for a cake walk. There will also be an auction, live music, games, and more. For more information please call 931-484-9333.
The Cumberland County High School Jet’s Baseball Team’s annual chili supper and auction is Saturday November 1st at 5:30pm in the CCHS cafeteria. For just a twenty dollar donation, you can feed your family with delicious chili provided by Forte’s Restaurant. Your donation automatically enters you into the one thousand dollar cash drawing. This year’s auction items give from local businesses and don’t forget that you can bid on CCHS baseball players to do your chores. All monies raised benefit the CCHS Jets Baseball team. Contact any CCHS baseball player for tickets or call Coach Dave Prichard at 931-337-9721. Come support your Cumberland County Jet’s Baseball team. The CCHS Jet’s Baseball Team’s Annual Chili Supper and Auction, Saturday night, November 1st, the CCHS Jet’s Baseball Team annual chili supper and auction.
Upper Cumberland Annual Craft Show will be held at the Cumberland County Community Complex on Saturday and Sunday November 1st and 2nd. On Saturday it will be from 9 am – 4 pm and on Sunday it will be from 11 am – 4 pm. Breakfast and lunch will be available. If you would like to participate in the craft show, contact Cathy Oaks at 931-510-0616.
Central Baptist Church will host a live simulcast “I Stand Sunday” at 6:00 pm on Sunday, November 2nd, and they would like to invite all who would like to join in supporting the Pastors of Houston, TX, who have been subpoenaed by the Mayor of Houston. The subpoena demands submitting to the Mayor’s legal counsel sermons, emails and many other documents. This represents an infringement on Freedom of Speech and Religious Liberty. Please come to Central Baptist Church, 1346 South Main Street, and support us in presenting a solid front against this attack on the basic freedoms or our country as guaranteed by our Constitution.
A Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D) Class will be held at the Crossville Police Department Training room on November 3,4,and 6 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. This training will be conducted by certified instructors Sgt. Tony Akins and Ptl Tim Vandever. There is no cost for the class but the class will be limited to female participants only 14 years of age and up. The class is limited to the first 20 participants, on a first come basis. Contact the Crossville Police Department for more information between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at 931-484-7231.
The Upper Cumberland Annual Craft Show will be held Saturday, Nov. 1st , 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 2nd , 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Cumberland County Community Complex in Crossville. A great breakfast & lunch will be available! If you would like to participate in this craft show contact Cathy Oaks at 931 510 0616
Rocky Top Ten has canceled their annual Trunk or Treat due to the weather, and they have moved it to Monday, November 3rd from 5-7 pm.
Plateau Eat Righters, Will be hosting Two Eat Right for Your (Blood) Type classes this week, every one welcome. Monday November 3rd. 2014 6:00 PM. CDT Part One, Week Three. 32 Tenth St. Crossville, Tn. Tuesday November 4th. 2014 9:30 AM. CDT Part Two, Week Three, “Type O” 32 Tenth St. Crossville, Tn. Gray Chiropractic Clinic, 593 West Ave. Crossville, Tn. We are in the building on Dr. Grays Parking lot just to the back of his office building. Contact Larry Call 931-456-9245 or E-mail email@example.com.
Is Someone You Care for Affected by Mental Illness?
Classes are being offered for family and friends of individuals with a major mental illness on eight consecutive Wednesday evenings, 6:00pm-8:30pm, beginning on September 17, 2014 and ending on November 5, 2014. With Hope in Mind is support and education for family members and friends who have a loved one with bipolar disorder (manic depression), major depression, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety and/or other disorders.
The With Hope in Mind is a FREE eight-session course provided by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) of Cumberland Plateau that provides the practical and emotional support you need as a caretaker of someone with a mental illness or disorder. With Hope in Mind offers helpful skill-building classes, such a problem management, communication and crisis planning, and provides you with immediate coping skills for dealing with the different cycles of each illness. With Hope in Mind offers both education and support and courses are taught by trained family members.
To register call John and Denise Ranger at (931) 707-0283
The annual “CCHS - Meet the Jets” & CCHS Alumni Basketball Game will be held on Friday, November 7th from 4pm – 8pm. This event allows our community to celebrate the upcoming 2014-2015 CCHS Jets & Lady Jets Basketball Season, recognize CCHS Alumni, a and celebrate the preparation and efforts of the players, coaches, and cheer squads throughout our county. CCHS feeder schools will be participating in individual player competitions, scrimmage games, and each cheer squad will also perform. In addition to the games and competitions, the CCHS cheer squads will be recognized and perform. The event will also include an introduction of CCHS Alumni and a CCHS Alumni basketball game. Concessions, CCHS Jet Apparel, and CCHS Basketball Season Tickets will also be available for purchase. The CCHS Jet and Lady Jet coaching staff and players appreciate the “JET PRIDE” and support of our community.
The Cumberland County Community Band and Cumberland County Community Chorus are combining their talents with a benefit concert held on Thursday, November 6th, 2014, 7PM, at the Stone Memorial High School Auditorium located on Cook Rd in Crossville,TN, in order to help bring awareness to the needs of our Cumberland County Veterans. Freewill monetary donations given by guests that evening will benefit the Cumberland County Chapter of Vietnam Veterans in their efforts to help our local veterans. The evening’s program includes a collection of patriotic melodies and ‘Americana’ favorites. This concert features the Band, under the direction of Mr. Brian Bacon, and Chorus, under the direction of Mr. Marty Gibson, performing singularly and combined musical arrangements. Accompanying the Chorus on piano will be Mrs. Annetta Deck. Please show your support for our veterans by attending this concert. If you cannot attend but wish to make a donation, please make your check payable to: “Cumberland County Community Chorus” and mail to: Jan Schimmel, ATTN: Veterans Benefit Concert, 352 Lige Road, Crossville, TN 38555.
The Cumberland County Republican Women's Club will have their monthly meeting November 6th at 5:00 pom at the Republican Headquarters located at 539 West Ave., Crossville, Tn. 38555. We have a web site at cctngop.org. for further information. This is a very important meeting as we will be electing new officers for the next two years so your input is very important to us. We are a group of conservative ladies who are involved in community service projects as well as being great friends. Come join us and find out what we're all about.
The SMHS Baseball’s Golf Tournament, which was scheduled for October 11th, has been rescheduled to Saturday November 8th at 1 pm at Bear Trace Golf Course.
The Crab Orchard Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution presents the USO Show at the Palace Theatre in Crossville on Saturday, November 8th. Matinee begins at 2 pm and the evening show begins at 6. Admission is $2. For reserved seating, call the Palace Theatre at 931-484-6133 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Proceeds from Uncle Sam’s Original Show support the Chapter’s historic Preservation, education, and patriotic activities in the community.
The SMHS Basketball Boosters have season tickets on sale now. Pricing options available for the 2014-15 Basketball Season are tickets with or without a meal and Senior Citizen Discounts for fans age 60 years and older. Pricing for the seats are as follows:
Center Court Sections:
Full Price with meal: $130.00 per seat
Full Price without meal: $100.00 per seat
Senior Discount price with meal: $100.00
Senior Discount price without meal: $85.00
CCBOE Employee price with meal: $86.00 per seat
CCBOE Employee price without meal: $56.00 per seat
Full Price with meal: $110.00 per seat
Full Price without meal: $80.00 per seat
Senior Discount price with meal: $80.00
Senior Discount price without meal: $65.00
CCBOE Employee price with meal: $56.00 per seat
CCBOE Employee price without meal: $40.00 per seat
2013-14 Season Ticket holders should contact Rebecca Foster at email@example.com or (931)- 248-5974 before November 8, 2014 to reserve your current seats. A table will be set up to show all remaining available seats during Panther Preview scheduled for November 8, 2014 at Stone Memorial High School.
Nashville Airport Artist Contest--Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority’s (MNAA) Arts at the Airport, Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival and the Bonnaroo Works Fund are now seeking proposals for artistic Bonnaroo-themed displays for its second annual skylight exhibition at Nashville International Airport (BNA). Artist proposals for site-specific sculptures or kinetic mobiles will be accepted until Nov. 9, 2014, and five winners will be selected by Dec. 15, 2014. The selected displays will suspend from the ceiling and encompass five skylights located on each of the three concourses at BNA, beginning March 16, 2015, through Jan. 24, 2016.. The winning artists will each receive a $2,000 honorarium and have their art displayed for the duration of the program. More details and full proposal requirements can be found at www.flynashville.com.
Take advantage of this opportunity to take care of yourself at a community health screening event on Monday, November 10th from 7-10am Thunderbird Recreation Center at Lake Tansi. You can get a Blood Pressure reading, Pulse Oximetry Readings, Glucose Finger Sticks, and much more.
The faculty, staff, and student body of CCHS are pleased to honor our veterans with a tribute in the school’s gymnasium on Tuesday, November 11th at 2 pm. The program will consist of musical selections from Vocal Music 1, the Advanced Choir, and the CCHS Marching Band, as well as student readings. All guests should gather in the gym lobby no later than 1:50 pm for seating assignments. Veterans are encouraged to wear their uniforms if they so desire. Parking will be available near the gym, and the program will conclude by 2:45.
A community health screening event will be held Monday, November 10th 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Thunderbird Recreation Center in Lake Tansi. Free Blood Pressure, Free Pulse Oximetry Readings, and Free Glucose Fingers sticks. Several other tests available with prices ranging from $10 to $50 per test. For more information 931-469-4262. Cash, checks payable to Cumberland Medical Center, Visa and MasterCard accepted.
AAU Wrestling is open to all boys in the county in grades 1-8. Wrestling is ‘THE OTHER WINTER SPORT’ for elementary boys not playing basketball. LOCATION: CCHS WRESTLING ROOM REGISTRATION : November 10, 6:00-7:00 pm PRACTICE TIMES: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00 pm Registration Fee: $50.00. Experience is not required. Wrestlers are matched by size and age. AAU wrestling will prepare you for middle school and high school at SMHS or CCHS. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact SMHS Coach Parker by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or CCHS Coach McNeely at email@example.com
Brown Elementary’s Veterans Day Ceremony will be Tuesday, November 11 At 9:00 a.m. Open to all Cumberland County Veterans and their families. There will be refreshments following the ceremony.
Cumberland County High School will proudly present a tribute to our Veterans on Tuesday, November 11 at 2:00 PM in the CCHS Gymnasium. Veterans are invited to arrive in the CCHS gym lobby no later than 1:50 PM
for proper seating assignments. Veterans are encourage to wear your uniform if you choose. The program will last approximately 45 minutes. Parking will be available near the gym.
Lake Tansi Annual Christmas Craft Show will be held at the Thunderbird Recreation Center in Lake Tansi on Friday and Saturday November 21st and 22nd. There wil be some of the top arts & crafts exhibitors from Crossville and the surrounding area. A great breakfast and lunch will be provided by the Tansi FCE. There will be music and door prizes both days. The event will benefit the Lake Tansi Recreational Dept. Admission is free.
The Lake Tansi Annual Christmas Craft Show will be Friday, Nov. 21st & Saturday, Nov. 22nd at the Thunderbird Recreation Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy Top Arts & Craft Exhibitors from Crossville, and the surrounding area! A great breakfast and Lunch will be made available by Tansi FCE. ( Family Community Education ) There will be music on Friday and Saturday. And Door Prizes Both Days!! This event is to benefit The Lake Tansi Recreational Department. Come on out have a great time and also purchase some great Christmas Gifts! Admission is Free!
Schedule your Well-Child & Dental exam and return proof from your physician or Cumberland County Health Department between October 7th and December 22nd for a free gift bag and a chance to win an iPod Shuffle. Make your appointment today! Call 931-484-6196.
"The Plateau Corvette Club invites all area Corvette owners to its monthly meeting held on the first Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. The meeting location is at the Crossville Outlet Mall at 228 Interstate Drive. The meeting room is on the north side of the outlet. Join them and meet new people as events are planned that all Corvette owners can enjoy. For more information contact Coy Watson at 459-4976, or visit their web site at plateaucorvetteclub.com"
Time4Paws used shoe drive for Soles4Souls :
Between July 1st, 2014 and December 31st, 2014,
bring your used shoes of any kind to:
Time4Paws, 1201 West Avenue, Crossville, TN
For more information, please contact
Tracy Swack, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Knoxville Vet Center will begin providing Veteran Readjustment Counseling Services in Crossville Tennessee. A Vet Center Counselor will be available every other Friday beginning October 31 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Confidential Counseling will be available in the Art Circle Public Library, 3 East Street, Crossville TN, Room 130. To qualify for Vet Center Readjustment Counseling Services, the Veteran must have served in a Designated Combat Zone or Theater of Operation (WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Somalia, Persian Gulf, OIF/OEF/OND) and possess a DD Form 214 with an Honorable Discharge. Vet Centers serve Veterans and their families by providing a continuum of quality care, which adds value for Veterans, families and communities. Care includes individual readjustment counseling, group, bereavement, marital and family, and military sexual trauma counseling. Additional services include community education, outreach to special populations, the brokering of services with community agencies, and providing a key access link between Veterans and other services in the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. The Knoxville Vet Center staff respects the privacy of all Veterans, and holds in strictest confidence all information disclosed in the counseling process. No information will be communicated to any person or agency without written consent except in necessary circumstances to avert a crisis. (Privacy Act of 1974). To schedule an appointment contact the Knoxville Vet Center, 865-633-0000. For additional information contact Bill Ward, Cumberland Country Veterans Service Office, 931-456-0090. Walk-in’s are welcome and encouraged.
Beginning Monday, September 29th, the Cumberland County Road Department reports that Oakmont Drive will be closed to through traffic due to the Bridge Replacement project. This will be from Towering Trail to 83 Oakmont Drive. The Bridge Replacement project should be completed by January 27, 2015.
Support the Stone Memorial High School PTSO by tailgating at the all new Sammy Jo's Pizza before Panther Home Games! Order a "Panther Package"- a large one topping, Sammy's famous garlic bread and 4 drinks for just $20 from 4:30-6:30 before each Stone home game! A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the SMHS PTSO--directly benefitting the students and teachers of Stone Memorial High School! Find Sammy Jo's Pizza inside the Crossville Outlet Mall!
Spay or Neuter of your pet is good for the animal, good for you and good for the community. Wags and Whiskers can help pay for it. Call 931-788-2201. Don't Delay...Do it Today. www.wawpr.org
The Boys Scouts of America Troop #174 meets every Tuesday evening at 6:30 PM at the Scout Hut on City Lake Road. The Venture Crews, an offshoot of the Boy Scouts, meet Thursday nights at 7 PM at the same location. For information call Troop Master David Dial at 788-5066.
Home Away From Home Head Start is currently accepting applications to provide free comprehensive child development services to children 3 to 5 years old. The program is for low-income families and is a full day-full year program. For more information on the educational and health services provided, call 484-3238.
The Cumberland Adult Reading Council provides free, one-on-one tutoring for adults who want to learn to read, write, and improve math skills. To learn more about their services, contact the Cumberland Adult Reading Council at 337-5809
Second Chance Resale Store has a great selection of clothing and new books arriving weekly. They are open in the Crossville Outlet Mall Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Proceeds go to the Avalon Center: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program. Volunteers are needed; call Robin at 456-5502 for details. Donations of household items, clothing, and furniture can be dropped off or call Second Chance to schedule a pickup.
The Art Circle Public Library has a Public Internet Lab in the lower level of the building with 8 computers for public use. The library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Parking is available in the back; the public is encouraged to take advantage of this free service offered by the library.
The Bread of Life Rescue Mission is in need of donations of non-perishable food such as dry rice or beans, instant potatoes, canned foods, peanut butter, and Jello and Kool-Aid mixes. You may drop off donations at the mission located at 281 W. Fourth Street, or call 707-0503.
The Disabled American Veterans, located behind Kroger on Old Sparta Highway, will have country music every Saturday evening from 7-10 PM, featuring The Buckner Brothers. For information, call 210-7400.
Glade Creek Community and Senior Citizen Center holds monthly meetings the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend; call 277-3044 for more information.
The Mana from Heaven Food Pantry is open each Thursday from 4:00 to 5:15 PM at the Place of Refuge Church at 164 Oak Road. The only requirement is that there is a need. For more information call the church at 707-8114.
The Avalon Center is in great need of a few physically fit volunteers who can help with the pick up of larger household items from community donors, possibly one or two days a week. Having a truck is helpful but not necessary If you can help, please call Nancy at 456-0747.
The Cumberland County Animal Shelter is open on East Lane in Crossville from 10am - 1pm. If you've lost a pet check with them as soon as possible; dogs and cats are available for adoption. For more information, call 484-8525
If you are pregnant and scared, please don't hurt or abandon your baby. Mothers may take unwanted newborns to hospitals, birthing centers, and health clinics with three days of birth. Mother's following Tennessee's Safe Haven Law are assured of secrecy and immunity. For more information, call the confidential Helpline at 1 866 699-SAFE or visit www.secretsafeplacetn.org.
Fair Park Senior Center will hold "Game Day" Thursday mornings from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. with team games, card games, darts, movies, crafts and other activities. Refreshments will be available and all Seniors are welcome.
The Fairfield Glade and Crossville Lion's Clubs are forming LEO Service Clubs at Stone Memorial and Cumberland County High Schools. The LEO Club is an international organization encourages student participation in service activities in the community. For details call Bob Seabrook, the Lion's Club LEO Chairman, at 484-3041.
Kids On The Rise is looking for mentors for children in Cumberland County. A mentor is a caring and positive role model. To give your time and make a difference, call 459-2388 for more information.
The Avalon Center offers weekly support groups for women and children who have been victims or witnesses of domestic violence or sexual assault. The groups give participants the opportunity to form bonds with, and obtain support from, other victims in similar circumstances, as well as the opportunity to learn more about the issues. All Avalon Center victims' services are free and confidential. For more information, please call the office at 456-0747 or the 24 hr. crisis line at 1-800-641-3434.