O.D. and Jewell Marsee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family and friends on Oct. 12.
Christmas is such a joyful time of year that I can’t imagine why anyone would choose NOT to celebrate. Society in general is so easily pulled around by the nose from people who make themselves seem important and in charge. I’d like to point out that Christmas has been celebrated for centuries. It is true that a lot of pagan practices were revamped and allowed into the church as pagans became believers and wanted to hold on to some of their customs.
Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (LMU-DCOM) Student National Medical Association (SNMA) recently made a donation to Servolution Health Services (SHS).Servolution Health Services operates a free clinic for the uninsured of the Tri-State area. The clinic is located in the old Powell Valley High School vocational building in Speedwell. LMU-DCOM SNMA raised more than $1,000 through a chili cook-off hosted on Nov. 6.SNMA is the oldest...
Heavy rains during the 2013 swimming season might have kept some away from the New Tazewell Municipal Park pool. However, city officials have begun a major project to completely revamp the popular summer play spot in anticipation of better weather next season.RenoSys Inc. has been busy prepping the poolside for a total demolition of the concrete apron and kiddie pool. A splash pad will be created where the kiddie pool once stood, officials said.The old pool liner has bee...
Weather forced the annual Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) tree lighting ceremony indoors on Thursday. The program was held in the Elizabeth D. Chinnock Chapel on LMU’s main campus in Harrogate, Tenn.LMU Writer-in-Residence Darnell Arnoult read “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” during the annual ceremony.
The Middlesborough Garden Club met on Nov. 12 at the public library. Hostesses Barbara Shattuck, Ann Madon and Joyce Mears served a delicious brunch to the 15 members present and Harold Jerrell, who presented the program.Jerrell, of Lee County, Va., is a well-known local nature photographer. His program, “Let There Be Light” was a breath-taking slideshow which contained photographs that he had taken in the past few months in North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia....
Members of the Cumberland Park Garden Club placed a Christmas wreath at the Blue Star Memorial By-Way Marker, located at the park in the city of Middlesboro parking lot on Dec.2.Originally, the Blue Star Highway system honored veterans of World War II, but now includes all men and women who have served, who are serving, and who will serve in the United States armed forces.Garden Clubs in all fifty states have funded Blue Star Highway system markers, which are appropriate...
O.D. and Jewell Marsee celebrated their 50th wedding...
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