Straight from the Tracks of Lynnville

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

From the banks of Robertson Fork Creek, we bid you welcome from the historic town of Lynnville, Tennessee, established in 1807.

Hope everyone had a very Happy Thanksgiving and did not eat too much turkey!!!! We all should stop and think what all we have to be thankful for in our lives and thank God!!!!

A good attendance was at the Lynnville Community Thanksgiving Service, held at the Lynnville Methodist Church on Sunday evening, Nov. 19. David Wood, minister of the Lynnville First Presbyterian Church, delivered a good message for the evening. Richard Long, minister of the Lynnville First Baptist Church, participated in the service as did Tom Herring, minister of the Methodist Church. Mrs. Joyce Herring and Mrs. Karen Sands, musicians of the Methodist Church, provided the music for the evening, along with the church choir.

Following the service, food was served in the fellowship hall of the church.

The Lighting of the Lynnville Christmas Lights on the town square was Sunday evening, November 26. The program had the Culleoka High School Chorus performing and the Children’s Handbell Choir of the Lynnville Methodist Church performing. This will be a great program for people to attend. Following the program, refreshments were served in the Lynnville Municipal Building for everyone to attend. Make plans to attend the lighting of the Lynnville Town Christmas Lights that will officially start the Christmas season in Lynnville.

The 33rd Annual Lynnville Lighted Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 5 p.m. from the Robert Dunnavant Park located on Industrial Park Drive. Those entering entries to be judged, should be at the park by 4:15 p.m. The theme for the parade is “O Christmas Tree” and the Grand Marshal is Chris Miller, newsman from WSMV-TV in Nashville. Prizes will be awarded for the best entries. Following the parade, a reception will be held in the Lynnville Municipal Building for everyone to attend and meet Chris Miller.

Do not forget to purchase an ornament for the large spruce tree next to the gazebo on the town square for someone in your family. You may purchase an ornament in memory of someone or in honor of someone. The names will be placed on the ornaments and hung on the tree. Ornaments are $5.00 each. You may order and ornament by sending the names and money to Christmas Ornament, P. O. Box 66, Lynnville, Tennessee 38472. You may call 931-527-3922 or 931-527-3466 to purchase and ornament. This is being sponsored by the Lynnville Community Club and the money will be used for a special project in Lynnville. Let’s fill the tree with a lot of ornaments.

A Christmas Piano Recital will be held in the sanctuary of the Lynnville First Presbyterian Church on Saturday evening, Dec. 9 beginning at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.

Have Breakfast with Santa Claus on Saturday, Dec. 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Lynnville Municipal Building for $5.00 per person. Some of Santa’s Elves will be at the breakfast reading Christmas stories. For advanced tickets, go to Dixie Old and New on 1722 Main Street in Lynnville. You may also purchase tickets at the door. Pictures with Santa will be taken for $2.00 each. Get your list made and bring and tell Santa Claus what you would like for Christmas. For more information, call 931-224-1981.

All who live in the Lynnville city limits may enter the Lynnville Home Decorating Contest. Call the Lynnville City Hall to enter your home in the contest. Prizes will be given for first, second, and third.