September 29, 2016

‘Uncle Poppy’ visits EPL

(Ephesus) -- On Saturday, September 24th we had the most amazing author here from Birmingham, Alabama, Randy Pardue, better known as Uncle Poppy! One of the nicest men you'll ever meet, Randy is a pastor, and the author of two books, A Blue Chair Christmas and Sandy the Selfish Seagull. He wrote A Blue Chair Christmas with his granddaughter Harper Kate, a … [Read more...]

2016 Heard Elementary Fall Pageant Info

2016 Heard Elementary Fall Pageant Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Please pick up an entry form at Heard Elementary School or visit the Heard Elementary website to print one. Also, you will find a pageant information sheet on the website. Entry fee is $35 for Formal Wear $5.00 for Miss Photogenic (optional) Deadline to enter is Friday, Oct. … [Read more...]

Upcoming Events at Olive Branch Baptist Church

Olive Branch Baptist Church (Franklin) -- Pastor Rodney Roquemore invites church and community to not only our regular services on Sunday and Wednesday but also to our 'Fall Festival' on October 22, 2016 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM. The Fall Festival will feature hay rides, games, a dessert auction, and free hot dogs from 3-5 PM. (No costumes please) We will … [Read more...]

Celebrate Constitution Week

“We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” These words, written 229 … [Read more...]

Fall Festival returns to HES

(Franklin) -- The Fall Festival is coming back to Heard County Elementary School on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 PM! We are going to have an inflatable slide, inflatable obstacle course, and a CAMO bounce house. Games and activities will include BINGO, a cake walk, a coke bottle toss, pick-a-duck, go fish, candy corn bowling, a bean bag toss, … [Read more...]

HHS Class of 1970 Reunion

(Franklin) -- The Heard County High School Graduating Class of 1970 will be having their 46th class reunion on Friday, October 14, 2016@ 7:00 p.m. Anyone interested in attending or needing more information about the reunion, please contact Randy Chesnut at 706-675-6579. We hope to see everyone there! … [Read more...]

“A Magical Moment” Pageant at HCMS

“A Magical Moment” (a pageant open to all girls ages 1 to 18) Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Heard County Middle School Gym 6 Divisions (divisions may vary based on participation) Ages 1-4: Itsy Bitsy (may be escorted by one parent) Grades K-1: Tiny Miss Grades 2-3: Little Miss Grades 4-5: Junior Miss Grades 6-8: Miss Middle School 9-12: … [Read more...]

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

On September 16, 2016, we pause to remember the sacrifices of the 83,193 Americans who are still missing or unaccounted for. We remember their families - whose pain and suffering does not subside with the passage of time. POW/MIA Recognition Day serves to remind us that the true cost of war extends far beyond the last shots being fired. WWII claimed more … [Read more...]

Book Fair at HCMS

(Franklin) -- There will be a Scholastic Book Fair at Heard County Middle School the last week in September (Sept. 26-30), with online shopping available beginning Sept. 20. Students are invited to fill out applications (include parent signature permissions) for PINES Cards prior to Sept. 20 for an invitation to the online preview of the book fair. Leslie … [Read more...]

Know Your Constitution

September brings us the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States of America. The week of September 17 – 23, is Constitution Week, and this year we will celebrate the 229th anniversary of the signing of this great document! Our Constitution, the cornerstone of our freedoms, was written to protect every American from the abuse of … [Read more...]