For the first time in years, the annual YMCA Frostbite races began under rain-filled skies on Dec. 28. Fortunately, the rain was short-lived, resulting in a fun family outing for hundreds of runners and spectators. 

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Colored lights, blaring horns and the cheers of an excited crowd. That’s how the annual Christmas 4 Kids shopping spree began at the Hendersonville Walmart Super Center on Dec. 17. Beginning with a dinner and entertainment at the Gallatin Civic Center earlier in the day, the event brought 40…

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The 5th annual Sumner County “Deck the Hulls” Christmas Boat Parade was held on Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville on Dec. 14.  Thousands of spectators watched the parade on both sides of Drakes Creek from vantage points ranging from the starting line at Mallard Point Park to the turnaround …

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Despite the cool temperatures and wind, the annual Hendersonville Christmas Parade on Dec. 8 attracted a crowd of thousands.

Volunteer State Community College students will celebrate the season with two nights of Christmas favorites. “Christmas Past and Present” will feature several groups from the Performing Arts Department: the Commercial Music Ensemble, the Jazz Music Ensemble, and the Vol State Showstoppers. 

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The annual Hendersonville Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony was held at Memorial Park in on Dec. 1.  The three-hour event featured holiday-themed musical performances, a snow globe photo booth and visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus.  In addition, free horse-drawn carriage rides were available t…

Imogene Thurman, a resident of Red Cedar Glen Senior Living, is celebrating her 100th birthday on Nov. 30. 

As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s time to prepare the holiday feast and brush up on home fire safety and prevention with your household. Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires in the U.S., and the American Red Cross of Tennessee encourages everyone to never leave cooking food una…

Mrs. Lana Voss's 5th grade class held a 4-H club meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Jack Anderson Elementary. During this meeting, 4-H leader Clint Parker selected three students as winners of the 4-H poster contest. Pictured are the winners, 3rd place, Brady Jaynes, 2nd place, Lola Ho, & 1s…

Have you ever heard of Quilts of Valor? Quilts of Valor are quilts that are made specifically to be given to veterans to comfort them and to help them heal.  

Mrs.Chapman's class, Whitney Whittaker - 4H leader. Poster Contest Winners were: 1st place- MacKenzie Jarrett, 2nd place- Khloe Waller and 3rd place- Avree Scharret & Tyler Decker.

Hendersonville High School Theatre Department presents The Wind in the Willows Nov. 21 and 23 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 24 at 2:30 p.m. Cost is $8.  The production is a classic young adult novel by Kenneth Graham. Pictured (l-r):  first row, Chaney Phillips, Katlin Ullery, Emily Smith, Charlotte Ci…

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The 7th annual Hendersonville Veterans Parade was held on a beautiful Sunday afternoon, Nov. 10.  Sponsored by the city of Hendersonville, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9851 and the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 240, this event honored all U.S. military veterans as well as curren…

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A young Hendersonville Marine who lost his life during a refueling training exercise off the coast of Japan in December was honored Sunday with a permanent reminder of his bravery and sacrifice.

Jenny Jones 5th grade class at Gene Brown Elementary School announces 4-H poster winners. Pictured (l-r): Logann Jones, Brayden Cantrall and Max Hesson. Not pictured: Jaiden Harris.

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Lakeside Park Elementary has new 4H officers in the 4th grade. They are: their VP- Tamara Taylor, President- Lauren Love, Record Keeper- Gerardo Cortez, Secretary- Morgan Shaw, Reporter- Alexis Cook and Activity Leader- Evan Harper. We are all happy in our 4H…

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Sumner County parents whose children got more treats than tricks on Halloween can exchange their excess candy for a variety of toys that promote physical activity starting this week.

“Don Williams: Music & Memories of the Gentle Giant” takes residency at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Oct. 31-Nov. 2 for three nights of reflection of the Country Music Hall of Fame member’s music.