Lynnville notes

Friday, October 9, 2009

The Lynnville Literary and Fine Arts Society will meet on Tuesday evening, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the Lynnville First Presbyterian Church located on Church Street.

Following a potluck dinner, a Richland Elementary School student, Matthew Russell, will speak to the group on dinosaurs. Matthew is the son of Charlene and Bryan Russell. Matthew has a great interest in dinosaurs. He has a sister, Emily.

With the 2009 Lynnville "Fair on the Square" being history, we would like to thank the following merchants for their sponsorshop of the fair. They are as follows: Alsup Insurance, Bank of Frankewing, Banyan Healthcare and Wellness Center-Lynnville, Bennett May Giles County Funeral, Susan Boyd, Chapman's Flowers, Colonel Littleton, Davis and Eslick, Dickey's Florist, First National Bank, a Friend, Giles Farmer Co-op, Hillside Hospital, Oaks & Nichols Funeral Home, Outlook, Pete's Pit Stop, Phil Hewitt Farms, Pulaski Plaque & Trophy, Reeves, Richland Market, Stephanie's Beauty Shop, Sunshine Cleaners, and SunTrust Bank. If anyone's name has been left out, we are sorry. We could not have had the fair without your support. Again, thank you from the Lynnville Community Club and Town of Lynnville.

Preparations are underway for the "Lynnville Christmas Village" to be held on Saturday, Nov. 14 in the C. T. Reid Theater on the Lynnville Square from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To reserve a booth, call 931-527-0032 or 931-527-3922. Spaces are filling up fast. Call before Nov. 12 to reserve a booth.

In conjunction with the "Lynnville Christmas Village", a lunch will be served in the Lynnville Municipal Building next door to the C. T. Reid Theater. The menu will be turkey and dressing, green

beans, potatoes, cranberry salad, rolls, boiled custard, cake, and drink. The lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Santa Claus will also be on the scene for children to tell him what they would like for Christmas. Mark your calendar for Nov. 14 to be in Lynnville.

A "Christmas Piano Recital" will be given by the students of Janet Tuckerman and Bobby Allen Hollis Jr. on Saturday evening, Nov. 7 beginning at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of the Lynnville Presbyterian Church. The students along with their teachers will play solos, duets, trios, and quartets on one piano. This is free to the public.

Here is a listing of the fair winners from the Lynnville Fair on the Square that was held on Saturday, Sept. 26. Class I-Canning-Apples-lst Jennifer Victory; Blackberries-lst Jennifer Victory, 2nd Deidra Hickman, and 3rd Barbara Potts; Blackberry Jam-lst Jennifer Victory, 2nd Deidra Hickman, 3rd Barbara Potts; Peach Preserves-lst Barbara Potts, 2nd Joyce Godwin, 3rd Sharon Jackson; Pear Preserves-lst Jennifer Victory, 2nd Opal Hickerson, 3rd Barbara Potts; Strawberry Preserves-lst Deidra Hickman; Plum Jelly-lst Jennifer Victory; Green Beans-lst Shirley Hamlett, 2nd Jennifer Victory, 3rd Joyce Pipkin; Tomatoes-lst Deidra Hickman; Lima Beans-lst Jennifer Victory; Squash-lst Deidra Hickman, 2nd Barbara Potts; Bread & Butter Pickles-lst Emily Cathey, 2nd Jennifer Victory; Sweet Pickles-lst Joyce Pipkin, 2nd Joyce Godwin, 3rd Shirley Hamlett; Dill Pickles-lst Jennifer Victory; Tomato Juice-lst Deidra Hickman and Sandra Dugger, 2nd Barbara Potts; Green Tomato Ketchup-lst Jennifer Victory; Chili Sauce-lst Jennifer Victory; Beet Pickles-lst Joyce Godwin, 2nd Barbara Potts; Best Canned Meal-lst Jennifer Victory; and Any Other Canned Item-lst Jennifer Victory, 2nd Joyce Pipkin, 3rd Opal Hickerson.

Next week more fair winners will be in this column. If any errors have been made in the listing of winners, please forgive.

On Saturday, Dec. 6, the 25th Annual Lynnville Lighted Christmas Parade will begin from the Robert Dunnavant Park located on Mill Street. The theme for this year's parade is "200 Years of Lynnville Christmas." This Christmas Parade will be the kickoff for Lynnville's Bicentennial in 2010. Plans are being made for a year of activities to celebrate Lynnville's 200th birthday. All activities for 2010 will be listed in this column. For information about the Christmas Parade call 931-527-0032 or 931-527-3922. We want to make this a very large parade. Entries may be floats, cars, trucks, walking units, balloons, and marching bands. More details later.

News from the campus of Richland Middle and High School in Lynnville: Amelia Doggett and Chris Jones were crowned Homecoming Queen and King at halftime at theRichland and Cornersville football game on Friday evening, Oct. 2. Seniors in the running for Queen and King were as follows: Jordan Dickey and Waylon Brusch, Amelia Doggett and Kevin Coggin, Lindsey Jennings and Travis Hunt, Jordan McNeese and Jonathan Lewonczyk, Dana Pierce and Chris Jones, Shelby Smith and Brett Helton, Megan Stubblefield and Matthew Whitwell, Brittany Tarpley and Cameron Edwards, and Kanhaa Winkler and Tanner Newton. We congratulate a history teacher at Richland High School for receiving the first Olivia Jenkins Hardin Award in Mt. Pleasant. Mrs. Whitwell is involved in community and church work in Mr. Pleasant. Fall Break will begin for Richland students and staff next week.