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The annual Hendersonville Pumpkin Patch Festival was held at the Streets of Indian Lake last Saturday. Thousands of children and their parents took part in the food, festivities, costume contests and, of course, picking out the perfect pumpkins.

The JDRF One Walk drew a crowd of over 3,500 to Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park on Saturday, Sept. 28. This year’s event, presented by Change Healthcare and Ford Motor Company, has raised $875,000 and counting.

Bahá’ís of Hendersonville will dedicate the Hendersonville Peace Garden and International Peace Pole on Sunday, Oct. 27, 3-5 p.m. at the Hendersonville Peace Garden in Memorial Park.  The event will include speakers, music, children's activities and refreshments. 

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For over five hours, locals were treated to the sounds of current and classic hits by such performers as Del McCoury Band, Eddy Raven, Chris Golden, Tim Watson, Ricky Skaggs, Jamey Johnson and Connie Smith. 

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Vice President Mike Pence stopped in Hendersonville on Monday for a private taping of Huckabee, a talk show hosted by former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee that airs weekly on TBN.

With the deadline less than three months away, tnAchieves needs an additional 5,000 volunteer mentors across the state to support TN Promise applicants from the Class of 2020. Locally, Sumner County still needs 179 mentors to meet student demand.

Members of the Recovery Court of Sumner County were present for the recognition of September as National Recovery Month at the Sept. 16 county commission meeting. Pictured from (l-r) – County Mayor Anthony Holt, Recovery Court Program Director Tracye Bryant, Judge Jim Hunter, Sumner County A…

If a family member or loved one suffers from mental illness, you know how devastating the effects can be. He or she may live with you or depend on you for care. That’s why NAMI Sumneris offering Family to Family, a free series of classes about coping with the difficulties of caring for loved…

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) recently announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Five students out of 53 graduating seniors were selected from Merrol Hyde Magnet School (MHMS).  

On Sept. 16, the Lakeshore Quilt Guild hosted a program on Alive Hospice. Two representatives from the Gallatin office of Alive Hospice were present and gave an informative program about the services they offer in our community.

The Robert Cooke Chapter of the NSDAR participated in Bell Ringing activities to celebrate Constitution Week on Sept. 17. Regent DeAnn Killion met with the Pre-K classroom at Beech Elementary School and the Mother’s Day Out Program at Beech Church to ring bells and wish the Constitution a Ha…

County Executive Anthony Holt presented a proclamation from the county commission for Constitution Week, an annual national observance in the month of September, to Nancy Gilley, regent for the General Jethro Sumner Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and Helen Marshall, Constituti…

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Plans to relocate Hendersonville’s inline hockey rinks from Veterans Park to Volunteer Park at Arrowhead are underway after a vote Tuesday by the city’s Capital Projects Committee. 

The 32nd annual Life Savers Conference took place Sept. 4 - 6 and as part of the Law Enforcement Challenge, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office recognized the efforts of police departments including White House, Gallatin and the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office. 

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The recent decimation of a Hendersonville resident’s butterfly sanctuary was necessary for flood control in the Southburn Drive area, according to City Design Engineer Duane Allen. 

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The 5th annual Sumner County Child Safety Day Celebration was held at Triple Creek Park in Gallatin last Saturday. A record crowd of several hundred children and adults attended the festive event.

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Renowned fiddler Tim Watson, Chris Golden and Rockland Road are the latest acts with local ties to join the Hendersonville Hometown Jam presented by Whiskey Jam and Roar Entertainment. The free concert celebrating the city’s 50-year history will highlight some of the musical acts that have c…

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Citing a growing frustration with the Sumner County Commission’s unwillingness to pay her employees a comparable wage, Sumner County Administrator of Elections Lori Atchley has resigned from the post she has held since 2011. Atchley’s resignation will become effective Nov. 18. 

Station Camp Elementary PTO would like to invite you to join them for their 5th annual Pumpkinfest on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. – 4 Station Camp Elementary, 1020 Bison Trail in Gallatin.

Sen. Ferrell Haile (R-Gallatin) and State Representatives William Lamberth (R-Portland), Terri Lynn Weaver (R-Lancaster) and Johnny Garrett (R-Goodlettsville) announced that libraries in Sumner County will receive a total of $9,303 in technology grants from the Tennessee State Library and Ar…