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Country Fair at Rosemark, September 29th

A record number of exhibitors, vendors and livestock participants have pre-registered for the Country Fair. If you want to be an exhibitor, go to www.rosemarkhistoricdistrict.com and complete and submit an application. Applications are pre-screened to avoid duplication of exhibits. This year will see the return of many old favorites including Terry Newman (Blacksmithing) who will […]

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Rosemark Civic Club

By: William ‘Trip’ Jones III, President The Rosemark Civic Club met at Richland ARP Church on Thursday, July 19. Topics for the evening included: 1) A sheriff’s forum where Dale Lane, Republican candidate for Shelby Co. Sheriff and Floyd Bonner, Democrat candidate each had 20 minutes to make remarks and answer audience questions. Both men […]

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Memorial Day Ceremony

Over 70 people gathered at the Veterans Plaza at the Rosemark Community Park on Memorial Day, May 28th, to honor those who have given their lives in the service of their country. The program began at 11:00 a.m. with the Armed Forces Medley by Walter Hollyfield, Retired U.S. Navy, followed by remarks by HARE President, […]

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Rosemark Telephone Exchange Museum

By: Lee Henwood The Rosemark Telephone Exchange Museum continues its transformation into a bright, exciting community attraction. The house is steadily returning to its original condition of 100 years ago. The building has been reroofed and the exterior has been freshly painted. An inviting front porch welcomes visitors. Wood has been replaced and walls, floor, […]

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Believe the HYPE

By: Margarette Pirtle Helping Young People Excel is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was created to collaborate with area churches as a scholarship outreach program. The H.Y.P.E. program awards one selected graduate from churches in the Arlington, Millington and Rosemark area with a new laptop and includes Microsoft Office software and virus protection. H.Y.P.E.’s founder, […]

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2018 Country Fair at Rosemark Car Show

After another successful show last year, plans are well underway for the 2018 Classic Car Show. Cars and trucks built prior to 1993 are welcome and eligible to be judged. If you have a newer “collectible” or anniversary vehicle, it is welcome but isn’t eligible for judging. We had a really nice showing of classic […]

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Patriot Bank Honored

At the 2018 Shelby County History Award Dinner on August 8, the Board of Directors of HARE, Inc. presented the 2018 Historic Preservation and Community Service Award to Patriot Bank: Patriot Bank has, on every occasion, provided vital financial and material support to the mission of Historic Archives. The Bank is title sponsor for the […]

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2018 Country Fair at Rosemark Food Vendors

We are excited to have a new food vendor this year, Paradise Grill will have their BBQ eggrolls at the Fair. Returning will be El Toro Taco’s Mexican food, H.Y.P.E. with catfish plates, Double D’s BBQ and pork rinds, Jameson’s cotton candy, Jack Frost’s snow cones and ice cream, Maxwell’s burgers and corn dogs, Twisted […]

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Rosemark Civic Club

By William ‘Trip’ Jones III, President The Rosemark Civic Club met at Richland ARP Church on March 20th. Topics for the evening included updates on 1) the Memphis Stone and Gravel (MSG) case in Atoka which could affect Rosemark and the surrounding areas , 2) the Rosemark Telephone Exchange Museum and Memorial Park, 3) calendar […]

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Macedonia UMC Barbeque

By: Bonnie Briggs Macedonia United Methodist Church held their spring barbeque April 14, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Although the day started with clouds and light rain, the weather cleared up and the barbeque was well-attended. Adult meals were priced at $9.00 and children’s meals are $5.00. Whole shoulders were priced at $45.00. […]

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