Beulah Vassar of Chattanooga recently passed away.
He was a cousin of Gloria Ward and other family members. This family has our deepest sympathy.
Last Sunday, St. Mary’s Baptist Church celebrated our annual homecoming of 123 years. We had a great Sunday school, and the morning message was delivered by the pastor, the Rev. Jesse L. Williams Sr. He spoke from 2 Corinthians 7:14. Music was provided by the gospel choir. A delicious meal was served after this service.
The Tennessee Arts Commission has reinstated its popular Arts Build Communities grant program.
The ABC grant category is designed to provide support for arts projects that broaden access to arts experiences, address community quality of life issues through the arts, and enhance the sustainability of asset-based cultural experiences.
The third annual MASH Bash fundraiser for the Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge, fashioned after the “MASH” television series, is planned for Aug. 10 in the parish life center of St. Mary's Church in Oak Ridge.
Tickets go on sale June 17.
The parish life center will be transformed into a scene right out of the the sitcom’s 4077th, complete with triage, a mess tent and an officer’s club.
The Henry Center’s recent annual graduation for children going to kindergarten in the fall includes, front row from left, Cole Ison, Maddox Lawson, Rylee Milliken, Camden Oran, Brooklyn Reed, Nicolas Gouge, Maggie Beaver; and back row, Grayson Holloway, Connor Burkhart, Alexis Walker, Liam Smith, Bryson Hendrickson and Carter Houston. Not pictured is Kylie Phillips.
25 Years Ago
Kingston’s Morrison Hill Christian Church welcomed Dennis Mullen as its new pastor. A 1987 graduate of Johnson Bible College in Knoxville, he is a native of Glenmont, Ohio.
10 Years Ago
Roane County businessman Steve Kirkham was honored by the Harriman Economic Advisory Team for his contributions to the community. Kirkham, owner of area Rocky Top Markets, was cited as a member of Hooray for Harriman and the Roane County Industrial Development Board.