Straight from the Tracks of Lynnville

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Greetings from the historic town of Lynnville, Tennessee located on the banks of Robertson Fork Creek.

The ladies of the Lynnville United Methodist Church entertained the ladies of the community at a luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 4 in the fellowship hall of the church. The fellowship hall was decorated with a fall theme of beautiful oranges, yellows, and brown colors. Set at each place was a sack of goodies for each lady. Several door prizes were given. The ladies of the church served a delicious lunch to all attending. Special music was provided for the luncheon. Everyone had an enjoyable day.

The November issue of the Lynnville Newspaper, The Lynnville Line is hot off the press. Go by the Lynnville City Hall to get an issue.

The Lynnville Christmas Village will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Lynnville Municipal Building starting at 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., a Christmas lunch will be served for $7 per plate. The menu is turkey and dressing, cranberry salad, green beans, sweet potatoes, rolls, coconut cake, and tea or coffee. The lunch will be cooked by the good cooks of the Lynnville Community. See you in Lynnville on Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Christmas Village!!!!

The annual Lynnville Community Thanksgiving Service will be held on Sunday evening, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Lynnville United Methodist Church located on Main Street. David Wood, minister of the Lynnville First Presbyterian Church, will deliver the Thanksgiving Message. The Lynnville First Baptist Church will also participate in the service. Everyone is invited to attend.

The Lighting of the Town of Lynnville Christmas lights will be held on Sunday evening, Nov. 26 beginning at 5 p.m. The Culleoka High School Chorus will perform at the event and the children’s handbell choir from the Lynnville United Methodist Church will perform. Following the program, a reception will be held in the Lynnville Municipal Building for everyone to attend. Everyone is invited to attend.

The 33rd Annual Lynnville Lighted Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2 beginning at 5 p.m. from the Robert Dunnavant Park located on Industrial Park Drive. Judging will start at 4:15 p.m. at the park. Prizes will be given in the following categories: Grand Prize, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th; Most Unique Entry; Mayor’s Trophy; and Other Units: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.

The theme for this year’s Lynnville Christmas Parade is “O Christmas Tree”. Serving as Grand Marshal for the parade is Chris Miller, newsman from WSMV-TV Channel 4 in Nashville.

Following the parade, there will be a reception in the Lynnville Municipal Building for everyone to attend and meet Chris Miller.

The Lynnville Community Club is again selling ornaments for the large spruce tree located next to the gazebo on the Lynnville Square. The tree will be decorated with lights and the Christmas Ornaments purchased by individuals in honor or memory of someone. Ornaments are $5 each. You may order an ornament by mailing to Christmas Ornament, P. O. Box 66, Lynnville, Tennessee 38472. You may order and ornament by calling 931-527-3466. Let’s make the town Christmas Tree look good with a lot of ornaments on it.

From the files of history of Sarah Hewitt Dugger from The Columbia Daily Herald:

To continue the football game story of C. M. A. and The Robert B. Jones High School Tigers held in November 1911:

Here is a listing of players on each team: C. M. A., King-Center, White-L. G., Spoeneman -G., Porter-L. T., Hendley-R. T., McAdams and Whatley-L.E., Looney-R. E.., Whitherspoon-L. H., Lockwood-R. H., Rainey-F. B., Kober-Q. B. For the Jones High Tigers: Cavnor-Center, Pickens-L.G., Smith-G., Jones-L.T., Hickman-R. T., Kennedy-L.E., Wilson-R.E., Frank Henry-L. H., Ernest Henry and Fry-R. H., Orr and Cole-F. B., Campbell-Q. B. Officials-Referee, Caruthers of Vanderbilt; umpire, Copeland of Vanderbilt.

The Robert B. Jones High School Tigers were the winners of this game.