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Caroline Wigger's 4th grade class at Union Elementary STEM and Demonstration School announced 4-H officers. Pictured (l-r): Record Keeper MaryKate Kelley, Vice President Brock Johnson, President Owen Goodwin, Secretary Lizzy Plunkett, Reporter Leah Hesson and Activity Leader Brooklyn Parker.

Leslie Yates' 5th grade class at Union Elementary STEM and Demonstration School announced 4H officers on Sept. 13. Pictured (l-r): Activity Leader Maddox Walker, Reporter Annelise Wirt, Vice President Olivia Rader, Recorder Brenna Prichard, President Molly Rooks, Secretary Cade Zasada. Submi…

The Fall Ride for Food motorcycle ride benefitting the Sumner County Food Bank took place last Saturday. The approximately 70-mile ride through the county ended at Triple Creek Park where a barbeque lunch was provided by Amy and Ben Harris. Picture left, the group gets started on the ride. P…

On Sept. 27, Brookdale Gallatin hosted its annual Hero’s Luncheon for all first responders. They fed about 150 service men and women from the Sumner County Sherriff’s Office, Police Department, Fire Department and County Correctional Officers. For lunch they had slow grilled ribs with all th…

A memorial concert will be held for Jack Lawless on Oct. 14 from 7-9 p.m. at Starr Ranch in Gallatin. Bobby Randall of Confederate Railroad and Tim Atwood, 35 year veteran pianist for the Grand Ole Opry will be performing.  Restaurant and bar will be open for purchases. 

The Gallatin noon Rotary club gave away a bike to a very deserving fifth grade boy at Howard Elementary school. This is the part of the ongoing efforts of the rotary wheels in motion program. Pictured, left to right, are James Graff, grandpa; Jessica Smith Guidance counselor; fifth grade tea…

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) recently announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Five students out of 53 graduating seniors were selected from Merrol Hyde Magnet School (MHMS).  

Gwenneth "Red" Sebring was born on Oct. 3, 1929 in Sears, Mich. to Herbert and Metha. He grew up with four brothers - Volney, Edsel, Fay and Larry and one sister, Donna Shirley. 

Susan Hampton’s 4th grade class at Union STEM Elementary School announced 4-H Baking Contest Winners:  1st place, Anna Kate Wilke, 2nd place, Ella Russell, and Tucker Rainey, 3rd place, Miller Degelau.

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The 36th annual Main Street Festival, held in downtown Gallatin last Saturday drew over 30,000 visitors who were treated to a day of food, music, shopping and fun. 

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Morningside of Gallatin will be hosting their 9th annual Fall Dessert Fest & Silent Auction on Friday, Oct. 11 from 1-3 pm. All proceeds will benefit the Sumner County Food Bank. 

Month two of the Gallatin’s heirloom recipe cards encouraging citizens to complete the census is a nod to the community’s agricultural heritage. Each month through April 2020, the City of Gallatin will release a new recipe card featuring an iconic person, place or historic era in Gallatin. T…

Congratulations to Morningside of Gallatin’s Beverly Harrison for her recent recognition as the center’s Shining Star of the month. She was nominated for providing extra special TLC to one of our residents.  

Susan Hampton’s 4th grade class at Union Elementary Demonstration School had an election on Friday, Sep. 13 to elect the 4-H club officers for the 2019-2020 school year. Pictured (l-r) are President Emma O’Leary, Vice President Evan Dunn, Secretary Arabella Bennett, Activity Leader Hudson Cl…

Congratulations to Addison White from Guild Elementary for being the recipient of the Rotary Club bike give-away! Addison was nominated by her teacher, Mrs. Goodwin for being a great friend to others and for always trying her best. Addison is pictured with Mrs. Goodwin, her mother, Dr. Ettin…

County Executive Anthony Holt presented a proclamation from the county commission for Constitution Week, an annual national observance in the month of September, to Nancy Gilley, regent for the General Jethro Sumner Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and Helen Marshall, Constituti…

Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County recently held groundbreaking ceremonies for two new homes in Gallatin. Family, friends and supporters of both Partner Families and HFHSC gathered for the first ceremony held for Jessica Head and her daughter at the site of their new home to be built at 3…

Gallatin Ghost Walk, a 15-year Sumner County tradition is back with even more spine-tingling tales of ghosts, haunts and the supernatural, Friday and Saturday nights beginning October 11 at 7 p.m.

Members of the Recovery Court of Sumner County were present for the recognition of September as National Recovery Month at the Sept. 16 county commission meeting. Pictured from (l-r) – County Mayor Anthony Holt, Recovery Court Program Director Tracye Bryant, Judge Jim Hunter, Sumner County A…

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Union S.T.E.M. and Demonstration School released 130 monarch butterflies during the school’s Monarch in the Park butterfly launch last week.

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The return of Gallatin’s Main Street Festival is expected to pack downtown this weekend with more than 200 vendors, live music and thousands of visitors from around the region.