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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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Bobby Blue Bland Day at Barretville – June 1, 2019

by Barret Matthews, M.D. For the third year HARE, The Historic Archives of Rosemark and Environs, is hosting Bobby Blue Bland Day in historic Barretville, TN honoring Blues music legend, the late Robert Calvin Bland (1930-2013)—best known as Bobby Blue Bland. Bobby Blue Bland’s widow, Ms. Willie Bland, and other members of the Bland family […]

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2018 SUMMER VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

AT RICHLAND A.R.P. CHURCH (for students pre-K through elementary) By: Rev. Kent Moorlach With the end of another school year upon us, summer fun for children is ramping up at Richland A.R.P. Church.   Preparations are underway for summer VBS 2018! The theme for this year’s adventure is “Wild Western Whirlwind-of-an-Adventure.” Come and be a part […]

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Rosemark Veteran’s Plaza to be dedicated on May 28, 2018

By: Lee Henwood An important milestone in the development of the HARE property in Rosemark will be reached on May 28, 2018 when the Rosemark Veteran’s Plaza and Memorial will be dedicated.   This represents the culmination of a two year project to raise funds for the Rosemark Telephone Exchange Museum, create a tranquil setting to […]

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Plaza Dedication at a Particularly Sacred Spot

By: Jon McCalla The Gold Star Markers on the plaza record the names of individuals from North Shelby County and South Tipton County who died in World War I and World War II. The plaza is particularly significant for one particular Gold Star – the star for Private Julius Webb who died on June 15, […]

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Trial Proceedings in Pastor Brunson’s Case

By: Jon McCalla   Presbyterian Pastor Andrew Brunson endured a second day of trial in a Turkish Court in the town of Yeni Sakran on March 7, 2018. The case was then adjourned to resume on July 18. The Brunson family has close ties with Rosemark and the adjacent communities and many locally have joined […]

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The Country Fair at Rosemark – Saturday, September 30th, 2017

The Music Tent This year’s line-up at the Music Tent offers some new twists and some tried and true favorites. To start off, for the first time we will run our own sound system which will be a combination of loaned, rented, and borrowed equipment. In the past we have relied on one of the […]

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Fair adds Vendors, Exhibitors and Exhibition Space

  Based on the record breaking attendance at last year’s Country Fair, the Fair Committee is taking aggressive steps to meet the demand for more vendors, more space for trucks and cars at the Car Show, and more exhibition space for livestock. There will be a number of expanded opportunities for fair participants to have […]

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Andrew Brunson Still Held In Turkish Prison

By: Debbie Glenn On August 23, 2017, Pam Brunson, Andrew’s mother, left North Carolina headed to Turkey. Last week we had received word that he was being moved into a cell with only one other person, so we were encouraged. Please pray that he will be released soon and the new report from Turkey will […]

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Dr. Peter J. Flippin Historical Marker Dedication

By: Lee Henwood A historical marker will be dedicated in Rosemark to celebrate the life and achievements of long-time Rosemark physician Dr. Peter J. Flippin. The marker dedication will be held on June 3, 2017. Dr. Flippin was a member of one of the earliest families to settle in Fayette County, Tennessee. His father was […]

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