Tennessee State Parks is offering free state parks day to all Tennessee veterans, offering one free night of camping and/or a complimentary round of golf with appropriate identification on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
“On Veterans Day, we honor the many brave men and women who have served our country,” Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill said.
Editor’s note: As Ellen Probert Williams continues her respite, we share one of her classic columns, first published on Nov. 7, 2012.
There are some interesting legends among various Indian tribes concerning the origins of some of our most popular vegetables.
One widely held superstitious belief insists that a naked squaw strolling through her garden on a moonlit night dragging her garment behind her would ensure a good crop and would prevent cutworms from destroying the planted vegetables, especially corn.
There are still some openings available in the AARP driver safety course to be taught in Roane County next month.
The eight-hour class, from noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 4-5, offers area senior citizens a refresher course on driving and an update on rules of the road.
The class will be in Rockwood Community Center at 710 N. Chamberlain Ave.
Course participants will be taught to adjust to age-related physical changes; reduce incidents of violations and accidents; and update driving skills and rules of the road in a stress-free environment.