Lynnville notes

Friday, October 29, 2010

Watch out for the spooks trick-or-treating for Halloween!

Be sure to visit the "Terror Train and Haunted Museum" in Lynnville on Friday, Oct. 29 and Saturday, Oct. 30 at dark. Donations will be accepted. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Dress up in your best costume to visit the "Terror Train and Haunted Museum". Trick-or-treating will be on Saturday night in downtown Lynnville. For more information, call Tim Turner at 931-424-4044 or 478-0880.

Vendors wanting to sell their wares in the "Lynnville Christmas Village" on Saturday, Nov. 13 should call 931-527-0032 or 931-527-3922 to reserve a booth. The "Lynnville Christmas Village" will begin at 8:00 a.m. in the C. T. Reid Theater. Children can have their pictures made with the real Santa Claus. Next door in the Lynnville Municipal Building "A Christmas Lunch" will be served. The menu will be turkey and dressing, greenbeans, cranberry salad, rolls, dessert, and drink for $5.00 per plate. Christmas Village is being sponsored by the Lynnville Community Club.

Sympathy is extended to the Kennedy Family.

"The 26th Annual Lynnville Lighted Christmas Parade" will be held on Saturday evening, December 4 beginning at 5:00 p.m. The theme for the parade is "Candy Canes and Christmas Carols". Snowbird from WSMV-TV in Nashville will be at the parade. The Richland High School Band will perform for the parade. The following prizes will be given: Grand Prize, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th places; Most Unique Entry; Mayor's Trophy; and Other Units: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. You may enter floats, trucks, walking units, cars, and horses in the parade. For information, call 931-527-0032 or 931-527-3922.

News From The Campus of Richland Middle and High School:

The school annuals are on sale. The sale will be from Oct. 25 thru Nov. 5. Grades 5 through 8 should buy annuals from your homeroom teacher and high school students should purchase annuals in the high school library. Students will receive annuals in May 2011.

The Richland High School FCCLA will be meeting on Oct. 27 to make clothing for the children of Haiti. The FCCLA assisted in providing items for a bake sale for Caden Abbott, a five year old boy who lost his arm during an accident.

The Richland High School is sponsoring activities for Halloween. The annual "Monster Mash" will be held on Friday, Oct. 29 in the school gym. Students will dress up in their favorite costume and be introduced in the gym for judging. Prizes for lst, 2nd, and 3rd will be given. Also, each high school homeroom will decorate a pumpkin to be judged and the door to their classroom to be judged.

From the files of Sarah Hewitt Dugger:

"The Confederate Monument was erected in the Lynnwood Cemetery by the Lynnville Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy assisted by the Harvey Walker Bivouac and the Sons of the Confederacy. The monument was dedicated on June 3, 1924. The presentation speech was made by Mrs. C. B. Tate, and the address was given by Mr. John Finney. While an orchestre played, "Dixie", the monument was unveiled by James Blackburn and Virginia McLaurine.

The commencement exercises of Robert B. Jones High School closed Tuesday evening, May 3, 1907 with the graduating exercises. On Monday evening there were two declamation contests. Members of the junior contests were Masters Justin Ewing Knox, Ned Bills McCloud, Frank Nolan Bradley, Andrew Raymond Reeves and William Bodenheimer Wagstaff, and of the senior contest: Messrs John Bryant Orr, Willie W. Dollins, Maurice Bledsoe, Willie Thomas Martin, and Robert Hutton Brown.

The medals were awarded to Messrs. Reeves, junior, and Brown senior. The program was interspersed with music. Dr. Allen G. Hall, of Vanderbilt University, delivered a most interesting and practicable lecture Tuesday morning to a large crowd.

The graduating exercises were attended by a large assemblage, and the subject was "Critical Moments in American History".

Certificates were awarded by Prof. J. C. Herbert Walker, and a short talk was made by Rev. R. S. Brown in behalf of the board of trustees."