May 26, 2015

2015 HCMS Boxtops Grid Winners

These students chose “lucky squares” on the HCMS Boxtops Grid, sponsored by Reeves Supply. From left: Beth Taylor, Justin Barr, Haley Bennett and Jesse Elkins. Not pictured: Ms. Bonnie Vernon and her class, Mrs. Susan Scott, Matt Cole and Mrs. LouAnn Hood.

(Franklin) -- Nine numbers were called out during The Morning Show (live announcements) at Heard County Middle School to award cash prizes for the HCMS Boxtops Grid. This event is sponsored by Reeves Supply. Using a web-based random number generator, Assistant Principal – and soon to be principal -- Brian Hadley called out winning numbers. News team … [Read more...]

HCPR Youth Fishing Tournament


(Franklin) -- Heard County Parks and Recreation will hold its annual Youth Fishing Tournament on Friday, May 29 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the recreation department on Thompson Road. There is no entry fee and prizes will be awarded in three different age groups. For more information see the flyer below or call the recreation department at 706-675-3778. … [Read more...]

Memorial Day, Tradition and Meaning

memorial day

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service. There are many stories as to its actual beginnings, with over two dozen cities and towns laying claim to being the birthplace of Memorial Day. There is also evidence that organized women's groups in the South were decorating graves before … [Read more...]

HCMS Highest Overall Averages


(Franklin) -- Heard County Middle School Highest Overall Average Award winners for 2015 were announced at the Honors Program on May 7 at HCMS. Pictured above are the students with the highest averages in each grade. From the left are Michael Payton (7th grade), Ethan Lawson (6th grade), Jordan Cornelius and Haley Bennett (tie 8th grade). Congrats to these … [Read more...]

Heard County Rangers Camp 1996 Accepts New Camp Flag

Susy Primm, wife of Lt. Commander Jonathan Primm,   
 presented  a new Confederate flag to Commander Tom Wise

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Rangers, Camp 1996 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans was presented with a Camp flag at the monthly meeting on May 4, 2015. Susy Primm, wife of Lt. Commander Jonathan Primm, presented  a new Confederate flag to Commander Tom Wise. Susy is deeply interested in American History, especially the War Between The States era. When … [Read more...]

Prospect Church Homecoming

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(Franklin) -- You are invited to join Prospect Church for Homecoming on June 7, 2015, at 11:00 a.m.. Come celebrate our 140th anniversary and see what amazing things God is doing. This will be a time of great fellowship and worship. Special Music will be provided by Randy and Sherri Miller. Stay and enjoy lunch on the grounds after the service. Prospect … [Read more...]

HHS Student accepted into TIA Program

Angela Thompson (L) and Jessica Bolling (R)

(Franklin) -- Jessica Bolling, student at Heard County High School, has been accepted into the Tanner Connections program. The Tanner Connections/Teens in Action (TIA) program is a partnership between Tanner Medical Center and local high schools that provides unpaid internship opportunities to high school students. Those high schools which have Career … [Read more...]

Student wins random prize draw at HCMS Book Fair


(Franklin) -- Alyssa Mills, sixth grade student, won the random prize drawing for the spring book fair at Heard County Middle School. Her prize included books, Subway coupons and other fun items. Using a web-based random number generator, her number (62) was picked Tuesday morning during The Morning Show announcements. Prizes were selected using Scholastic … [Read more...]

Women’s & Men’s Day @ Heard Wesley UMC


(Franklin) -- Join us for our Annual Women's & Men's Day celebration, Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 2:30 p.m., at Heard Wesley United Methodist Church in Franklin. Our guest speaker is Sister Denise Fowler - Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church Family. Come out and be blessed and celebrate who you are! Refreshments will be served.   … [Read more...]

Village Inn Employee Reunion Thank You

Village Inn Employee Reunion

(Franklin) -- For everyone that was able to attend, thank you for coming to our Village Inn Employee Reunion. Over the years, we built so many unforgettable relationships. We consider each of you a part of our family. We enjoyed all the warm welcomes and well wishes, during our fellowship time over lunch. Then we took a walk down memory lane by looking at … [Read more...]