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Posted on October 29, 2014 at 9:55 am

Palmer “Trick or Treat in the Park” will be held on Friday, October 31, beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the Palmer Ball Field. Everyone is asked to come early, set up, give out candy, and enjoy a bonfire. The Town of Palmer will furnish hotdogs, chili, chips, and drinks. Monteagle The Halloween Festival will be held on Friday, October 31, with a costume contest beginning at 5:30 p.m. Activities will

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  • Tennessee Promise Application Information

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 9:48 am

    For students interested in pursuing a two-year degree at a public Tennessee community college or a program via a Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT/vo-tech), the Tennessee Promise application must be completed and submitted by November 1. To apply for Tennessee promise, go to There students will create an account, log-in, click “Apply for Scholarships”, and then select “Tennessee Promise” at the end of the list. The application will

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  • Lenda Sherrell Identifies with Voters

    Posted on October 26, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    Lenda Sherrell

    Lenda Sherrell visits Mountain Goat Market in Monteagle. Pictured are (l to r): Eric Duncan, Abby King, Lenda Sherrell, and Madison Keel.   For what may be the first time in history, a local resident is the Democratic nominee for the Tennessee 4th Congressional District. Lenda Sherrell (D), of Monteagle, is seeking the seat currently held by Scott DesJarlais (R). Analysts forecasted an uphill battle for Sherrell in the traditionally

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  • Early Voting

    Posted on October 24, 2014 at 12:51 pm


    You can vote early for the November 4 election. Weather conditions may not be the best for your situation on Election Day, so the Election Commission urges everyone to vote early- now through October 30. “One good thing about the early voting process is that a voter chooses their election day…anytime during the two week period,” stated Donna Basham, Election Administrator. The November ballot has offices extremely important to our

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  • Drug Burn

    Posted on October 23, 2014 at 9:25 am

    Grundy sheriff drug burn

    Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum and Franklin County Investigator George Dyer carry out a destruction order from the court on several totes of confiscated drugs. This is the first destruction order carried out since the evidence room audit began September 1.

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  • Youth Deer Rally

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 9:52 am

    The third annual Grundy County Youth Deer Rally will be held on October 25 at Ministry Baptist Church in Pelham from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Successful hunters are encouraged to bring their morning’s harvest to the event and have it checked in. Youth deer hunters and anyone who would like to come out and participate in the fun may attend. Mountain Archery will have the 3D archery range set

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  • Taking The Herald Along

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:50 am

    Taking the herald along

    The Grundy County Herald was shared with members of Africa’s Samburu tribe last week.  Karin Adams Barro, of Shreveport, LA and Jencie Adams Tipton of Nashville carried the newspaper with them on a recent visit into the heart of Kenya.  Mrs. Barro and Mrs. Tipton are daughters of the late Alfred Adams of Beersheba Springs. Thanks for taking the Herald along for the ride!

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  • Three Lady Jackets Participate In TSCA Camp

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 9:56 am

    Three Lady Jackets Participate

    Three members of the 2015 Lady Jackets Softball Team participated in the 2014 Tennessee Softball Coaches Association College Exposure Camp on October 7th. Junior, Madison Burrows, and sophomores, Chloe Scissom and Emilee Meeks traveled to Gallatin, TN on Tuesday for the event.  The camp featured over 140 participants and hosted coaches from 31 Colleges and Universities.  The three Lady Jackets participated in hitting and fielding drills designed to showcase high

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  • Halloween In The Park

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 9:30 am

    happy halloween

    Gruetli-Laager will hold it’s fourth annual Halloween in the Park on Saturday, October 18 at the Gruetli-Laager Walking Trail. Schedule of events: 9:00 a.m. – Miracle on the Mountain / Play Outside Park Benefit Wiffle Ball Tournament. Registration at the Gruetli-Laager Ball Field. 10:00 a.m. – Wiffle Ball Benefit Tournament begins. 12:00 p.m. – Halloween in the Park Festival begins at the Gruetli-Laager Walking Trail. 12:15 p.m. – Costume Parade

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