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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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Telephone Exchange Museum Update

By: Lee Henwood Renovation and repair of the Telephone Exchange Museum will begin in earnest this month. A contractor is being hired to return the building to its original condition of 100 years ago. This will be a multi-year project, and will begin with the removal of the existing kitchen and bathroom area and installation […]

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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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2018 Country Fair at Rosemark to offer Herding Dogs Exhibit

By: Mike Leggett The 2018 Country Fair at Rosemark to be held Saturday, September 29, 2018 in Rosemark, Tennessee will, for the first time, feature an exhibit of “herding dogs”, as it pertains to agriculture. The most popular breeds of herding dogs are: 1)         Border Collie – These dogs are exceptionally smart and highly active. […]

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4-H, Extension Service and Interactive Exhibits

  By: Tina Henson We are looking forward to the Shelby County 4-H Honor Club coming out to be with us again at the Country Fair on September 29, 2018. Last year, they brought yummy baked goods to sell. Jim Todd, Shelby County Extension Director with UT Extension, will also join us again along with […]

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2018 Country Fair Car and Truck Show

by: Bonnie Madden We have begun the planning process for the 5th annual pre-1980 car and truck show! As in the past, the show will be held in conjunction with the Country Fair at Rosemark on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Last year’s show was a huge success with 68 cars on display and 50 entered […]

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