Straight from the Tracks of Lynnville

Friday, April 14, 2017

Greetings to everyone from the Town of Lynnville, Tennessee.

The Town of Lynnville will be sponsoring an “Easter Egg Hunt” on Saturday, April 8, at the Robert Dunnavant Park beginning at ten o’clock a.m. Call the Lynnville City Hall at 527-3158 for more informationl Children age 12 and under are invited to come and hunt eggs.

Lynnville has a new mayor, Phillip Vandiver. Former mayor, Larry Chapman has sold his home on Mill Street and is moving outside the city limits. Phillip Vandiver was serving as vice mayor and is now mayor. Floyd Pratt is now the vice mayor. There is an aldermen’s position open and if you want to be considered for this position, contact the Lynnville City Hall at 527-3158.

Here is a listing of upcoming events in Lynnville: Richland Raider Community Yard Sale on April 22nd at Richland High School, 10610 Columbia Highway, Lynnville, Tennessee; Warrior Dash is April 22nd at the Milky Way Farms; Truck and Tractor Pull-June 3rd at Robert Dunnavant Park; Lynnville Blackberry Festival will be held on the square in downtown Lynnville on June 24; and 2017 Giles County Young Farmers and Ranchers Rodeo-July 14 and 15 at the Robert Dunnavant Park.

Lee Parks has completed his Eagle Scout Service Project by doing something that would help the town and community of Lynnville. Parks built a very nice grill at the Robert Dunnavant Park on Mill Street. He had the help of other scouts and other adults. He hopes everyone will enjoy the use of the grill. We all would like to thank Lee for a job well done. We also salute Lee on becoming an Eagle Scout in the Lynnville Troop.

The Annual Pinecar Derby for the Lynnville Cub Scout Pack was held on February 23 at the Lynnville Municipal Building. There were two different races: Cub Scouts only Pinewood Derby race and then the Cub Scout Pack Invitational Race. The Invitational race invited Girl Scout Troop 1147 to participate, and also invited siblings of both the Cub Scouts and the Girl Scouts. Some 30 young people participated in the races and a good time was had.

Winners in the Cub Scout Pinecar Derby were; Luke Woodard first place, Jacob Matlock second place, and Hunter O’Barr third place.

Winners in the other Pinecar Derby were: Kaley Dooley first place, Jacob Matlock second place, and Sarah Woodard third place.

We congratulate everyone who participated in the Pinecar Derby.

The Lynnville Community Easter Sunrise Service will be held on Sunday morning April 16 at 6 a.m. in the Historic Lynnwood Cemetery located on West Main Street. Everyone is invited to attend.

Larry Gated of Nashville will present a dramatic one person play featuring Pontius Pilate as a character. This dramatic production will be held at the Lynnville First Presbyterian Church on April 14, Good Friday, beginning at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.

Be sure and go by the Lynnville City Hall and get a copy of Lynnville’s new paper/newsletter called “The Lynnville Line.” The second edition is out. We want to thank City Recorder Angie Jones and Water Secretary Dawn Baron for the great job they are doing with “The Lynnville Line.”

The City of Lynnville Police Department has received a 2006 Chevy Tahoe with a full police package from the Williamson County Sheriff’ Department. The City of Lynnville is so proud to have the new vehicle. Lynnville’s Police Chief is Steve Jones.