"A taste of Lynnville"

Friday, March 9, 2007

We welcome a new business to the Lynnville Square, "Lynnville Antiques & Collectibles", 113 Mill Street. Phone numbers are 931-527-0055 or 931-292-3022. They have antiques, collectables, glassware, used furniture, housewares, local arts and crafts, cast iron, and crocks and jugs. Several booths are availabe to vendors. Rates and fees for a booth are the lowest in the area.

Lynnville Antiques & Collectibles will also sell items on consignment.

For more information on this new business call Tony Aldridge. They are open Tuesday thru Saturday 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. and Sunday, 12:00 P.M. to 5:30 P.M.

Lynnville Antiques & Collectibles will also refinish and strip furniture.

Next time you are in Lynnville, visit Lynnville Antiques & Collectibles.

The Lynnville Literary and Fine Arts Society will meet on Thursday, March 15, 2007 at 7:00 P.M. in the fellowship hall of the Lynnville First Presbyterian Church. Everyone attending is to bring a dish. The society will be celebrating St. Patrick's Day.

The Lynnville Community Club is having its annual membership drive. Membership dues are $5.00 a couple and $3.00 for individuals. You may mail your dues to Mrs. Debbie Tolley, 2555 Hyde Road, Lynnville, Tennessee 38472 or leave them at Miss Judy's Academy in Lynnville. The Lynnville Community Club does a lot of projects for the community.

The Lynnville Community Club will sponsor "A Taste of Lynnville" and Auction on Saturday, April 21, 2007 beginning at 5:00 P.M. in the Lynnville Municipal Building and the auction in the Reid Theater. Everyone who has a recipe in the new Lynnville cookbook, "A Taste of Lynnville" is asked to cook a recipe or recipes they put in the cookbook to be served at "A Taste of Lynnville". Also, any individual who would like to donate items for the auction, please leave them at Soda Pop Junction or call 527-0032 or 527-3922. Money from this event will be used to put lights around the Veteran's Monument and Flags in the center of the square and also to do work at The Robert B. Jones Museum that is housed with The Robert B. Jones Memorial Library. We hope everyone will participate in this project.

Arbor Day will be observed on Saturday, April 21, 2007 at 4:30 P.M. in the Railroad Park where the gazebo is located. A tree will be planted in honor of someone. More details later.

Be sure to get a Lynnville cookbook, "A Taste of Lynnville". You may purchase a cookbook at Soda Pop Junction. The price is $15.00.

Mrs. Francene Smith, a sixth grade teacher at Richland Middle School, presented a "Black History Program" to the middle school last week.

The program was as follows: Pledge to the flagby Colton Garner and Wyatt Read. Jackie Jones sang "My Country Tis of Thee". Elizabeth Burrow and Ashley Boyd gave the purpose of the program. Adam Tankersley told about February being so special.

Dancing for the program was the Richland Middle School Cheerleaders. Khayne Ordway read the famous speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, "I Have a Dream". Kaylin Stacy read about the life of Coretta Scott King. "Amazing Grace" was sung Khinzley Doub, Brooke Tremblay, D.J. Austin, and Shelby Lansford. Taylor Hay did a reading on the author, William h. Arstorong. Corey Drake read the poem, "Myself" as did Katlyn Pennock, "Life For My Child Is Simpl.e". Denise Moore did a reading on Harriet Tubman.

Kolton Harwell played a piano solo, "Faith of Our Father". Alyssa Gideon read a poem, "Life Doesn't Frighten Me". Words from Dean Cohangen President and CEO of Bi-Lo were read by Tiffanie Burley. Preston Hill gave a reading on Alex Haley. A poem, "Dream Variations" was read by Markus Batchelder.

Shean Debruhl, Joey Jones, Garrett Baker, April Wood, Kelsey Davis, Carson Edwards, Josh Bishop, Whitney Risner, and Nick Pett did readings about "Famous Black Individuals" in medicine, business, literature and education.

The Fountain Creek Missionary Baptist Church Choir from Culleoka, Tennessee performed. Former graduates of Richland High School were in the group. They were Prisicilla Armstrong, Paulette Armstrong, and Sheila Drake Garrett. Kenyon Garrett, a graduate of Richland High School and his brother Jamar played the drums and keyboard for the program. Jamar is a junior at Richland High School.

Mrs. Francene Smith would like to thank everyone for participating in the "Black History Program" at Richland Middle School. Everyone did an outstanding job.