One says that Jesus commanded a palm tree to bend down so He could pick dates for his mother, and He promised to bless it. When He entered Jerusalem in triumph, it was a palm branch in His hand as the people cried, “Hosannah.”
As we come to the observance of Palm Sunday with its jubilant atmosphere of “Hosannah and welcome,” it is interesting to note that the waving of palm branches in processions is a custom of great antiquity and significance.
At the Roane County Chamber of Commerce’s Fifth Annual High Schools Career Day on April 5, around 475 juniors will have to opportunity to learn about careers they may never have considered and what it takes to prepare for them.
With a little more than a year from graduating from high school, these students are thinking about their futures and their careers.
About 50 businesses plan to participate in the Career Day at Roane State Community College’s gymnasium.
Noel F. “Buddy” Marsh Jr., front at far right, is honored by the Avery Trace Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, with the Historic Preservation Recognition Award for his more-than-44-year dedication to the preservation, care and maintenance of Kendrick Cemetery in Rockwood.