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4H Fashion Show Features Future Designers

4H Fashion Show Features Future Designers

Historic Downtown Dandridge and the Shepard Inn was the stage for the 4H Fashion Show, April 22, 2019. Models were not only the stars of the show, they were also the fashion designers. These models were members of the 4H sewing class lead by Karen Nelms, Extension Agent, Karen Smith, Volunteer, and Robyn Elswick, Program […]

Dandridge Volunteer Fire Department Sending Out Annual Donation Letters

Dandridge Volunteer Fire Department Sending Out Annual Donation Letters

This is a significant year for the Dandridge Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) and for you, residents of our primary response area.  This year the department is purchasing a new fire engine to replace a 31 year old engine in our fleet.  The cost to purchase the Pierce M206 Rescue-Pumper is $365,943.00. Thanks to your past […]

AEC Donates Over 250 Trees to Members

AEC Donates Over 250 Trees to Members

AEC provided 250 tree seedlings to the public for free. The event was part of the local Co-op’s celebration of Arbor Day and their commitment to industry standards in tree trimming, tree care and education, outlined by the National Arbor Day Foundation. Every day in communities all across America, people depend on safe, reliable electric […]

Grave Marking for Revolutionary War Patriot Joseph Hill

Grave Marking for Revolutionary War Patriot Joseph Hill

Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) held a grave marking ceremony April 13, 2019 at the Hills Union Cemetery in Dandridge, Tennessee. The grave was that of Revolutionary War Patriot, Joseph Hill, born CIRCA 1735, and passed February 1, 1807 in Tennessee. Joseph Hill was identified as a Patriot […]

Tennessee State Museum Quilt Exhibition Features More Than 40 quilts from Across the State, Including Two from Jefferson County

Tennessee State Museum Quilt Exhibition Features More Than 40 quilts  from Across the State, Including Two from Jefferson County

The Tennessee State Museum’s current exhibition, Between the Layers: Art and Story in Tennessee Quilts – its first new show since its grand opening last fall – features close to 40 quilts selected from the Museum’s vast collection that highlight Tennessee’s quilt artistry across more than two centuries and all three grand divisions of the […]

Carson-Newman Announces Knoxville Location

Carson-Newman Announces Knoxville Location

Carson-Newman University’s reach will soon extend further into Knoxvillewith the purchase of a building on Middlebrook Pike that will serve asadditional classroom space for dual enrollment and adult and graduatestudies, a meeting space for online students and a location to house alumnievents. The University purchased the former Capital Bank building at 9261Middlebrook Pike to transform […]

Modern Woodmen of America Holds County Speech Contest

Modern Woodmen of America Holds County Speech Contest

The 2019 Modern Woodmen Jefferson County Speech Contest was held on Wednesday April 3rd at the Jefferson County Rescue Squad building. The topic for the contest was “Challenges Youth Face Today”. Pictured left to right are the winners: 3rd place Delaney Jackson, Maury, $50; 2nd place Emerson Ellison, Piedmont, $100; 1st place Celeste Collins, Mt Horeb $150. Presenting the […]

DAR Hosts Washington Birthday and Appalachian District Luncheon

DAR Hosts Washington Birthday and Appalachian District Luncheon

The first U.S. First Lady Martha Washington and the Woman Suffrage Movement in Tennessee were the points of focus at two luncheons recently attended by members of the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR). Torrential rain and flooding of city streets were unable to deter attendees of the George Washington’s […]

Modern Woodmen Raise Funds For Mossy Creek Foundation

Modern Woodmen Raise Funds For Mossy Creek Foundation

The Jefferson City Chapter of Modern Woodmen of America presented a check to the Mossy Creek Foundation at a recent MWA meeting at the Creek Café.  MWA helped the MCF with their Christmas Holiday Market fundraiser by matching the first $1500 raised.  Pictured are MWA Board Members David and Lois Patterson, Sharon and Charles Gibson.  […]

DAR Observes Armistice Day

DAR Observes Armistice Day

Don’t believe it. That’s fake news! We hear this claim often in today’s political climate. However, fake news is nothing new. When the Armistice for World War I was signed between Germany and the Allied Forces on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, Americans were eager to end […]

DAR Celebrates Anniversary

DAR Celebrates Anniversary

“Prelude to Kings Mountain” was the presentation given by Betty Stevens, Tennessee Society Daughters of the American Revolution (TSDAR) Treasurer and Speaker Staff member, at the Third Anniversary Luncheon for the Martha Dandridge Washington (MDW) Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), February 9, at the First United Methodist Church in Dandridge. Regent […]

Modern Woodmen Sponsors JCHS Baseball Golf Tourney

Modern Woodmen Sponsors JCHS Baseball Golf Tourney

Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial was the Title Sponsor for the Jefferson County High School baseball team at their annual golf tournament.  Richard Hall (MWA Representative) is shown presenting the $1,500 check to Zachary Reese (head coach) and some of the baseball team players.

DAR Shines Light on Life Outreach Center

DAR Shines Light on Life Outreach Center

“Our mission is to empower women and men to choose life,” said Cathy Gleason, Chief Executive Officer of Life Outreach Center (LOC), the crisis pregnancy center at 1179 North Hwy. 92, Jefferson City. “We promote healthy families.” Mrs. Gleason spoke at the December meeting of the Martha Dandridge Washington (MDW) Chapter, National Society Daughters of […]

Daylight Savings Time Begins Sunday

Daylight Savings Time Begins Sunday

Winter is coming to an end, and already shades of green are popping up all around East Tennessee. With the coming warmer temperatures, budding trees, and splashes of color from spring flowers, comes another thing, Daylight Savings Time. Beginning during World War I, Daylight Savings Time was implemented in the U.S. and other European countries […]

Modern Woodmen Honors Hometown Hero Rae Hutchins

Modern Woodmen Honors Hometown Hero Rae Hutchins

Recently, the Dandridge Chapter of Modern Woodmen of America honored Rae Hutchins as our Hometown Hero for her outstanding service to our community. Rae Hutchins has been the volunteer coordinator for Music on the Town for the past 15 years.  She books all the talented performers we enjoy hearing, and also helps raise funds to […]

Jefferson Park Has a Fairy Tale Kind of Day

Jefferson Park Has a Fairy Tale Kind of Day

On February 26, Jefferson Park at Dandridge had a happily ever after kind of day. It was National “Tell A Fairy Tale Day”! Our castle was decorated with all our favorite Fairy Tale Fables.  We had fairies, princesses, mermaids, gnomes, and unicorns.  What a Magical way to spend our day!

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