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On Dec 21. 1970, a White House photographer snapped a photograph of Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon together in the Oval Office. Today, that photograph is the most requested image in the National Archives.

Congratulations to the recently selected fifth-grade 4-H officers at Merrol Hyde Magnet School. From the left — President, Carson Fortenberry; Vice President, Lexi Griffies; Secretary,Tali Kellogg; Reporter, Carter Howard; Record Keeper, Bronwynn Wofford; Activity Leader, Kenley Reeder. SUBMITTED

Regent Nancy Dowell Gilley presented the DAR Outstanding Volunteer Veteran Award to David H. Moomy on behalf of the General Jethro Sumner Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Moomy, a retired Navy Commander, has volunteered over 10,000 hours in service to ve…

Mrs. Stewentier’s fifth-grade class at Jack Anderson Elementary recently announced the 4-H poster winners. From (l-r) first place — Landry Roddy, second place - Evan Boyd and Parker Lonnon, and third place — Lea Guillen and Lyla Autry (not shown). SUBMITTED

When it comes to Christmas and the holiday season there seems to always be some kind of hustle and bustle in the air. Calendar’s fill up with activities to go to and gifts to buy! The stores are filled with people who have their list and are on a mission to check it off.

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Tennessee’s eighth grade students learn about the Erie Canal—the artificial body of water that connected the Hudson River to the Great Lakes. They also learn that the Erie Canal is largely responsible for making New York the largest city in America.

The 4-H poster winners for Mr. Jones 4th Grade class at Madison Creek Elementary School are (l-r) Averie Price, first place; Kinslea Cook, second place; and Edy Judd, third place. SUBMITTED

Robert Scott, Jr. and Anita Graves Joslin of Hendersonville, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Dec. 22. They were married in Springfield, Tenn. after he returned from nine months combat duty in Korea. The Joslin’s have two children, Sharon and Robert III.

The General Jethro Sumner Chapter, DAR, recently presented first responders with treats during the Days of Service project. Pictured (l-r) DAR Chapter Regent Nancy Dowell Gilley, Officer Cathy Oliphant, DAR member Debra Maggart, MPO Braxton Craig, Officer Clay Binkley, Chief Mickey Miller, a…

The 4-H poster winners for Mrs. Jackson’s 4th grade class at Dr. William Burrus Elementary in Hendersonville are (l-r) Boen Unger (first place), Audrey Holt (second place), and Eleanor Jones (third place). Submitted by 4-H Reporter Riley Flood

Wilson Bank & Trust announced the addition of Price Thompson as the bank’s first in-house counsel. Thompson, a veteran local attorney, will provide expert legal advice on laws, regulations and standards that affect consumer, small business and commercial banking deposits and lending prod…

Mrs. Bex’s 4th grade class at Beech Elementary announces newly elected 4-H officers. Kneeling (l-r) president — Autumn Binkley, vice president — Beau Grady. Standing (l-r) activity leader — Lilly Roth, reporter — Riley Hobgood, secretary — Madisyn Nealy, and record keeper — Lennon Samples. S…

Ms. Graham’s class at Merrol Hyde Magnet School recently elected new 4-H leaders. From the left — Dylan Henderson — president, Olive Emery — vice president, Tristyn Talbot – secretary, Eli Brown – reporter, Sophie Williams – record keeper, and Ben Clemens – activity leaders. SUBMITTED

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The Hendersonville Parks Department and HolidayFest are teaming up for a holiday-style one-two punch this year as both the city’s annual Christmas parade and tree lighting ceremony will be held this Sunday, Dec. 5.

Mrs. White’s 4th grade glass at Merrol Hyde Magnet School held their first 4-H Club meeting where the following students were elected as 4-H officers: Adlai McKinley — president, Levi Johnson — vice president, Knox Tidwell – secretary, Olivia Behanna – reporter, Quinn Murphy – activity leade…