July 29, 2014

Ephesus Library T-Shirt Sale

Library Shirts

(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Library has T-Shirts! Ephesus Library has new t-shirts that are sure to be a hit with library lovers!  For a $10.00 donation, you can receive one of these shirts.  They are gray, with a beautiful drawing of our library, drawn by artist Annice Sorrells.  We have adult sizes and children's sizes. Please come by the library anytime to … [Read more...]

Monument Unveiled at Veterans Memorial Park

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(Franklin) -- The beautiful American Eagle Monument pictured above was unveiled at the Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Franklin on July 4th, 2014 during the Annual Independence Day Celebration. Mr. Taylor Lee worked for several years toward this project and never gave up hope of having this beautiful monument at the park. Heard County would like to … [Read more...]

Former Brave facing medical hardship


Jimmy LeChan "Man Man" Kilby, former resident of Heard County and a 1982 Graduate of Heard County High School is facing a medical hardship. Doctors have diagnosed LeChan with diabetes and he was hospitalized on April 5, 2014 after his foot was severely burned. During this stay in the hospital several toes had to be amputated. He was released  for three … [Read more...]

Hospice Volunteers Needed

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Volunteer at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care®  Patients and families in OUR community need YOUR help today!  Become a volunteer and make a difference: Friendly visits, End of Life Review, Sew Memory Bears and comfort items, Pet-Pal Visits, Letter Writing, Veterans Support, Patient Feeding  Call or email now!  Betty A. Edwards, Volunteer Services … [Read more...]

Heard County Parks and Recreation Youth Fishing Tournament


(Franklin) -- Heard County Parks and Recreation will hold its annual Youth Fishing Tournament on Saturday, August 2nd beginning at 9:00 a.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 … [Read more...]

Fabulous 50′s Senior Prom

2014 Senior Prom King and Queen Ken Hoopaugh and Bonnie Camp

(Franklin) -- The Heard Senior Activity Center held their 3rd annual Senior Citizen Prom on June 27th, 2014. Bonnie Camp was crowned the 2014 Prom Queen by the 2013 Queen, Barbara Ennis and Ken Hoopaugh was crowned 2014 Prom King by 2013 King, Jerry Ennis. The King and Queen are chosen by their fellow center members. The theme this year was the Fabulous … [Read more...]

Marching Braves Drumline needs your help!

HCHS Drumline

(Franklin) -- Recently with temperatures into the 90’s Heard County band members stood on the street corners in Franklin collecting funds for a planned trip to Washington, D.C. this November. The Braves drumline had their drums set up and played for the traffic passing through downtown while other members collected funds. Some members were decked out in … [Read more...]

July Meeting of the Heard County Republican Party

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(Franklin) -- Everyone is invited to participate at the next monthly meeting of the Heard County Republican Party on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The meeting will take place from 7:00 – 8:00 PM at the Heard County Public Library located at 564 Main Street in Franklin. Bring your friends and relatives. All are invited to attend. … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library Book Club

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(Ephesus) -- Ephesus is proud of its book club, “Between the Covers.” The group meets every month, and has lively discussions about the books it reads.   Everyone brings snacks, and Ephesus Public Library furnishes the meeting room, and the drinks. Everyone gets a fair turn at choosing a book, so the topics are varied and interesting.   We also have … [Read more...]

Girl Scouts visit Heard County Food Pantry

Girl Scout Troop 14303 visited the Heard County Food Pantry last week

(Franklin) -- Heard County Girl Scout Troup 14303 and their leaders, Ms. Georgia Parker and Charlotte Irwin, visited the Heard County Food Pantry last week to learn about the food insecurities of many Heard County families. They listened to Ms. Joanna Fridley, Food Pantry part-time employee funded by the Three Rivers Area Agency on Aging Title 5 Senior … [Read more...]