A good crowd braved the cold, cold weather to attend the "25th Annual Lynnville Lighted Christmas Parade" on Saturday evening, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. to watch about 30 different units process through the streets of Lynnville. All of the entries were lit up with beautiful lights as they made their way to the town square. Aaron Solomon, WSMV-TV news personality in Nashville, served as grand marshal for the evening. Solomon's wife Angie, and two children, Grant and Gracie, also rode in the parade. The Richland High School Band provided the music for the parade.
Trophies were awarded to the following entries: Grand Prize--Richland High School FFA, 2nd--Winterland (Fralix & Blade Family), 3rd--Lynnville First Presbyterian Church, 4th--Sunset Farm; Most Unique Entry--Richland Baptist Church; Mayor's Trophy--Waco Hair Station; Any other units--lst--Santa's Workshop, 2nd--Cecil Malone, and 3rd--Redneck Christmas.
Following the parade, a reception was held in the Lynnville Municipal Building for everyone to attend and meet Aaron Solomon and his family. All kinds of homemade Christmas goodies had been cooked by the good cooks of Lynnville.
We thank everyone who helped to make the 25th Annual Lynnville Lighted Christmas Parade a huge success. We thank the following businesses for sponsoring trophies for the parade. They are as follows: Richland Market, First National Bank, Sunshine Cleaners, Bank of Frankewing, SunTrust Bank, Town of Lynnville, and the Lynnville Community Club.
The Lynnville Literary and Fine Arts Society will meet on Thursday evening, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the Lynnville First Presbyterian Church.
Lynnville Christmas Cards and notecards with drawings of Lynnville are for sale by calling 931-527-3922.
The Lynnville First Presbyterian Church Choir and Children's Choir and others will present an evening of Christmas Music on Sunday, Dec. 13 beginning at 5 p.m. in the sanctuary of the church. Following the program, a Christmas potluck dinner will be served in the fellowship hall of the church. Everyone is invited to attend.
News from the campus of Richland Middle and High School---
The Richland High School Cheerleaders were named State Champs on Saturday, Dec. 5, in Murfreesboro. They are coached by Beth Hall, Kristin Hood, and Sharon Kennedy. Congratulations to all.
The Richland High School National Honor Society has elected officiers for 2009-2010. They are as follows: President-Reed Miller, Vice-President-Travis Hunt, Secretary-Lindsey Pinkelton, Treasurer-Jason Moore, Parliamentarian-Ian White, Historian-Jared Moore, Board of Directors--Kevin Coggin, Amelia Doggett, Chris Jones, and Megan Stubblefield. Delores White and Bobby Allen Hollis Jr. are the sponsors. The Angel Tree is a project of the National Honor Society.