December 18, 2014

It’s a Little Girl!


(Cape Girardeau, MO) -- Jimmy and Sarah Fomby of Portageville, Missouri are proud to announce the arrival of Little Miss Kayci Lynn Fomby, who was born December 16, 2014 at 4:33 p.m. at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Kayci weighed five pounds and four ounces and was 18 inches long. Kayci joins her big sisters Kendall and Kayden … [Read more...]

CES Pre-Kindergarten Letters to Santa


Centralhatchee Elementary School Mrs. Becky’s Pre-K Letters to Santa   Dear Santa: I want a pogo stick and a motorcycle. Love, Rilee Boyd   Dear Santa: I would like a dream house, my very own tablet, and a new swimming pool. Love, Helen Butzon   Dear Santa: I want a Batman, Spiderman, and Superman. Love, Chase Herb   Dear Santa: I want an … [Read more...]

One Night in Bethlehem at Glenloch Baptist Church

Photo: Rodney East

(Glenloch) -- On December 19, 20, and 21 “One Night in Bethlehem” will return to Glenloch Baptist Church. After a two-year hiatus, many months of preparation went into the re-location and re-creation of this production which was enjoyed once again by the local community in 2013. "One Night in Bethlehem" is a live version of the town of Bethlehem during the … [Read more...]

Land For Sale near Powers Crossroads (5+ ACRES)

Land for Sale Feature

LAND FOR SALE BY OWNER ***$40,000*** > 5+ Acres including road frontage on Hwy 34 East in Heard County > Property adjacent Powers Crossroad's  > Need to sell as soon as possible due to family illness > For more information call David at 678-633-5159 or Phil at 570-655-9520       … [Read more...]

Remembering Pearl Harbor


The Natural Beauty of Hawaii – volcanic mountains, lush vegetation, and crystal water – should be Pearl Harbor’s main attraction, and it would be, if not for December 7, 1941. Instead, the island of Oahu’s stunning scenery has become merely the backdrop for the USS Arizona Memorial, a hallowed historic site that reminds us that 2,390 Americans died on a … [Read more...]

Chapter 2587 UDC Welcomes New Members

Pam Rogers (L) and Sharon Frost (R) being inducted by President Mary Lane

(Franklin) -- President Mary Lane had the honor of inducting two more new members at our November meeting. Sisters Sharon Denney Frost and Pam Denney Rogers were approved and they received their membership certificates at our meeting. Sharon proved her lineage through their Great-great grandfather William Andrew Faver who fought in Company G, 7th Regiment, … [Read more...]

High Point Church of God Turkey Shoot


Turkey Shoot Saturday, December 13 10 AM, $3 a shot High Point Church of God 8511 Frolona Rd. … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Community Pep Rally and Tailgate Party

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(Franklin) -- Heard High School will be hosting a community tailgate party and pep rally this Friday afternoon beginning at 2:00 p.m. before the Braves huge playoff game. The Braves will kickoff their quarterfinal tilt with Brooks County at 7:30 p.m. at Staples Stadium in Franklin. Fans are encouraged to bring tailgating supplies and set up in the main … [Read more...]

Chattahoochee Christmas 2014


(Franklin) -- The square in downtown Franklin will once again play host to the annual Chattahoochee Christmas celebration on December 5, 2014 beginning at 5:00 p.m. The parade will be at 6:30 p.m. and this year's theme is Christmas: Past, Present, and Future. Admission is free and the celebration will feature food, drinks, arts & crafts, and holiday … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter NSDAR Donates Book

Pictured above (L-R) are Carla Brown, Selmah Bowen, and Beverly Baker with the book Cavaliers and Pioneers

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Historical Center and Museum received a book donation recently. The James Stewart Chapter, National Daughters of the American Revolution, in Franklin Georgia, donated 'Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Patents and Grants 1623-1666' ,Volume 1, by Nell Marion Nugent. This volume of Cavaliers and Pioneers contains … [Read more...]