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Crossville is the Chess Capitol of Tennessee with the Tennessee Chess Association Headquarters. The 2015 Tennessee Senior Open Chess Tournament will be held May 15-17 at the Fair Park Senior Center. The event is open to everyone age 50 or older, with a total of cash prizes of $550. with plaques to be awarded. USCF membership required. For more information on the Chess Tournament, entry fees and registration, please call Harry Sabine 931-261-8440.
Congratulations are in for the Lion's Club Shoot for Sight winners from the Stone Memorial High School Lady Panthers Basketball Team. Highest Percentage went to Bailey Rutledge with 37 %. Most 3s was Abby Griffin with 74. And the Team 3s was 181. (Pictured L to R are: Denise Sloatman (assistant coach), Abby Griffin, Bailey Rutledge, Greg Tipps (head coach)).
The Tennessee Department of Health is now accepting applications for the 2015 Animal Friendly Spay/Neuter Grant program. Grants provided through this initiative support low-cost spay and neuter programs for dogs and cats in Tennessee and are funded through sales of Animal Friendly license plates. To be eligible for funding, applicants must offer sterilization services provided by a veterinarian licensed in Tennessee and performed in a facility permitted by the Department of Health. Animals for which procedures are provided must be owned or adopted by individuals living in Tennessee. Applications for the Animal Friendly Spay/Neuter Grants must be submitted by 2 p.m. Central time May 12, 2015. Application forms are available online at health.state.tn.us/vendors.htm. For more information about the Animal Friendly Spay/Neuter Grant application process, contact Melissa Painter at 615-741-0285 or Melissa.Painter@tn.gov.
Cumberland County School Superintendent Donald Andrews has issued a statement acknowledging the hard work of teachers and studentís who are preparing for the TCAPís and EoC exams. Andrew writes, ďOn behalf of the Board of Education and Superintendent's Office I wish to express my deepest appreciation for all the additional work and labor of love afforded our children during the thirteen days of increased instructional time. Your continual dedication and commitment to all our children is very much appreciated. Please convey to all students a very special thank-you for their academic work during this time.Ē The TCAP test and EoCís begin Friday, May 1st and wrap up on Friday, May 8th.
Denesa Jolley with the local Farm Service Agency reminds Cumberland County farmers they have until May 15 to complete applications for cost-share assistance if they have farm fences or agricultural land affected by falling debris from the February ice storm. The Farm Service Agency office is located in the rear of the Grady Taylor office building beside the Crossville Post Office. Anyone having questions about the cost-share program is encouraged to call the office at 931-484-6520, Ext. 2.