Straight from the Tracks of Lynnville

Friday, June 2, 2017

We greet everyone from the historic town of Lynnville, Tennessee, home to the “Purple and Gold Tigers of the Robert B. Jones High School. Hope everyone had a great Memorial Day Weekend and thanked those who have served and are serving our great country of America.

We congratulate the graduating seniors of Richland High School, who graduated on Thursday evening, May 18 at 7 p.m. on the Wayne Hobbs Football Stadium. We wish all graduates much success and happiness in their life.

The Lynnville First Presbyterian Church will celebrate its “Sesquicentennial” on Sunday, September 10, 2017, beginning at 10 a.m. with lunch at noon. More details about this big event will be in this column.

All the pretty flowers at the Decoration Day at Lynnwood Cemetery really made the cemetery look nice.

All roads lead to Lynnville, Tennessee, on Saturday, June 3 as all graduates, faculty members, cafeteria workers, bus drivers, and anyone who ever attended the Robert B. Jones High School will be at the Lynnville Municipal Building for the annual alumni meeting. The Jones High Alumni Association is one of the oldest alumni associations in the state.

Registration will begin at 10 a.m. A potluck lunch will be served at noon. Following lunch, there will be a program where three outstanding alumni will be named and two graduating seniors will receive scholarships. Anyone wanting to contribute to the scholarship fund, may do so by sending it to Mrs. Barbara Ann Hobbs Smith-Treasurer, 2317 Fowler Hollow Road, Lynnville, Tennessee 38472. The “Roll Call” of classes from 1900-1978 will be called.

As the old school cheers goes, “And when the Jones High Tigers fall in line” or “Look a comin’ down the street, a Jones High Tiger can’t be beat, because we are the best team in all the land, come and join our Tiger Band.” Don’t disappoint us, see you in good old Lynnville, Tennessee, on Saturday, June 3, 2017.

GO PURPLE AND GOLD TIGERS!

Here is a listing of activities to be taking place in Lynnville, Tennessee: June 3 “Truck and Tractor Pull at the Robert Dunnavant Park; June 24 “Annual Lynnville Blackberry Festival in Downtown Lynnville; and July 14 and 15 “Giles County Young Farmers and Ranchers Rodeo.

The Lynnville First Presbyterian Church will honor the three seniors who attend church there on Sunday, May 28 at the eleven o’clock a.m. service with a potluck lunch to be served at noon.

The Lynnville First Presbyterian Church honored the three graduating seniors at their 11 a.m. worship service. The three seniors who were honored were: Jake Norman, Isaiah Quidera, and Sophia Quidera. They were presented certificates of achievement, a long-stemmed rose, and a gift. Following the worship service, a potluck lunch was served in the fellowship hall of the church honoring the graduates and the veterans of the church.

The churches in Lynnville are beginning to start dates for Vacation Bible School.

The Lynnville First Baptist Church located on West Main Street will conduct their Vacation Bible School on June 7 through 9 with the time to be 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 10 will be a “Fun Day” from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Lynnville United Methodist Church located on West Main Street will have their Vacation Bible School June 20 through 23 with the time being 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for ages kindergarten through the sixth grade.

Activities that will be happening in Lynnville area as follows: June 3, Truck and Tractor Pull at the Robert Dunnavant Park; June 24 Annual Lynnville Blackberry Festival in downtown Lynnville, and July 14 and 15, the Giles County Young Farmers and Ranchers Rodeo.