Top Local Stories This Week & Upcoming Events In Robertson County (6/13/2021)

Top Local Stories This Week & Upcoming Events In Robertson County (6/13/2021)

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Welcome to Smokey’s Community news column. It’s a look back at this week’s top community news in and around Robertson County.

Smokey’s People & Community News column highlights local stories of people, schools, community events, and charities that continue to make Robertson County great!

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(City of Cross Plains TN)

Last week we said goodbye (for now) to a trusted community friend.
Good luck and enjoy a break…we will miss you!

Tesha’s Cafe and Catering Goes On The Road!

Long time Tesha’s Cafe and Catering of Cross Plains may no longer be in the building everyone is used to gathering in, but they are moving forward into a new chapter…

“We will still able to fulfill our current and future catering orders and events. ** Within the next few weeks, we should be mobile with our food trucks and trailer, we hope to see you all in line once againWith love and sadness in our hearts,” All of the gang at Tesha’s!



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(Robertson County, TN)

RCS School Nutrition Program – Save the dates!! Drive-thru Meal Pickup

What: Drive-thru Meal Pickup
When: June 18th, June 25th, July 23rd
Time: 9:00am – 11:00am
Where: Board of Education – Central Office
800 M.S. Couts Blvd
Springfield, TN 37172
For: children ages 18 and under
7 day meal boxes will be available! We cannot wait to see you!!!



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(White House, TN)

The American Legion and Auxiliary open their newly renovated hall after a devastating fire.

May be an image of text that says 'Μ マ Z U.S EGION'Much hard work and devotion went into rebuilding a better facility for their members and the community!

Did you know you can rent the Legion Hall to host a baby shower or even get married there? 

American Legion Post 206 in White House Tennessee.
3321 Highway 31 W White House, TN 37188
(615) 513-7870



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City of Cross Plains TN Come sit awhile!
Chief Tommy Jackson has built the Park two tobacco stick porch swings.

Now Mom and Dad have a place to swing while the kids play!
Thanks Tommy!



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Robertson County Senior Center In Springfield, TN

Lots of fun events every month, sign up for the newsletter

Our Operating hours will remain from 9:30am- 2:30pm. This allows adequate time to sanitize and prepare for activities.

We plan to add many activities in May like, our Harmonica class, another exercise class, etc. We also plan to start our “Out & About trips again!

WOO Hoo! Things are really looking up!

Can’t wait to see your smiling face!

Stuff Just For Seniors (Upcoming Events) Come Join The Fun




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Springfield’s Martinrea To Hold Hiring Event- Great Wages, Full Benefits! (All Shifts)

Springfield's Martinrea To Hold Hiring Event- Great Wages, Full Benefits! (All Shifts)

Production at Martinrea Automotive Structures (USA) in Springfield is in full swing and they are hiring across the board for all positions! And…All shifts are available.

They will be holding a Hiring Event/Open House on June 15th and 16th from 9am to 3pm. Location: 1 Fabco Dr, Springfield, TN 37172 (MAP)

On-the-spot interviews will be conducted during the hiring event/open house, so dress for success and bring your resume.

Martinrea is offering great wages along with medical/ dental/ & vision benefits. Read More


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(Springfield, TN) 

“Free Fishing Rodeo 2021 presented by the Springfield Parks & Recreation was an absolute success with over 150 participants and over 300 people total that turned out for the event…

Every participant leaves with a prize and that is only made possible because of our outstanding sponsors. This year we had no less than a dozen participants that encountered catching their first-ever fish and TWRA provided each one with a certificate. Thanks to everyone that participated and to our wonderful sponsors and we will see you next year.” Springfield Parks & Recreation Director Terry Martin

Photos: Director Terry Martin


Springfield Parks & Recreation Free Movie Fridays & Summer Concerts

The Springfield Parks & Recreation Department is excited to once again partner with Walmart of Springfield to bring free, family-friendly movies to Springfield as part of Free Movie Fridays.

Free Movie Fridays will be held on the third Friday of each month, June through September at the Robertson County Fairgrounds.

June 18: The Croods, a New Age
July 16: Moana
August 20: The Trolls World Tour
September 17: Raya and the Last Dragon

All movies will begin at 7:30 PM. Guests should bring their own blankets or folding chairs for seating.

Summer Concerts/Friday Night Market On The Square

Enjoy the sounds of summer at free sunset concerts downtown Springfield as part of the Historic Springfield Event Coordinator’s First Friday Night Markets. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m.

July 2: Howard Decker

August 6: Hot Lanta Allman Bros. Tribute Band

September 3: Jimmy Church Show/Dance Band

Fun On The Square Returns With Live Music, Food, Classic Cars & More In '1st Friday Night Markets' 

Back by popular demand, the 1st Friday Night Markets on the square in Springfield, TN and run the 1st Friday each month through September 2021 from 6-9pm. (July 2, August 6, September 3)

The Historic Springfield Event Coordinators will be hosting classic cars, vendor booths of farmers, makers, crafters, artisans, etc., [no MLM], Kids zone and food trucks.

This is a FREE event and family/pet friendly!
Event Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm

The 1st Friday Night Markets team will also be partnering with Springfield’s Parks & Recreation Dept. again this year to bring you the “Summer Concert Series” with foot-tapping, head bobbin’, movin’ & groovin’ live music during the event.


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(White House, TN)

City of White House Fire Dept. – Did you know that the City of White House requires city residents to apply for a burn permit?

🔥 A burn permit is valid for two days.
🔥 By submitting a burn permit, you are certifying that you will abide by all the Terms and Conditions of the permit and the regulations set forth in Title 7, Section 5, “Open Burning Regulations” of the White House Municipal Code.
🔥 To apply for a burn permit, please visit their website

🔥 For more information, questions or concerns, please contact us at 615-672-5338



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Join 1st Responders @ Remembering Badges Blood Drive In Memory Of 9/11  Fallen  

Join 1st Responders @ Remembering Badges Blood Drive In Memory Of 9/11  Fallen  

The Robertson County Sheriff’s office, Robertson County Emergency Medical Services, the Robertson County Emergency Management Agency, the Ridgetop Fire Department and other local first responders would like to invite everyone to join with them to participate in the Remembering the Badges Blood Drive in memory of the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

This event will be held Thursday, July 1st, 2021 at the Robertson County Fairgrounds.

Register to donate blood to honor the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

Each pint of blood will be dedicated for each life lost. Collective Goal: 2,977 pints of blood


Date: Thursday, July 1st, 2021

Time: 1:00pm – 7:00pm Location: Robertson County Fairgrounds 4635 US-41, Springfield, TN 37172

Schedule a blood donation appointment today: Sponsor Code: Robertson Remembers

American Red Cross

1-800-RED-CROSS I 1-800-733-2767

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(Coopertown, TN)

Coopertown Police Department would like to welcome Officer Clinton LaBeause to the team.

Officer LaBeause is a veteran of the U. S. Army and was previously a corrections officer for Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. He will be going through a comprehensive field training program and will attend the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy (TLETA).

Please help us welcome Officer LaBeause and say hello to him if you see him in the community.




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(Springfield, TN) SBN sponsor

Springfield’s Payne Chevrolet – Congratulations to Mr. Hallman for purchasing his new 2013 Ram and to Mr. Hyde on his 2018 Silverado!

Marty and our staff here at Payne Chevrolet greatly appreciate both of your business and look forward to serving you again in the future!


Payne Chevrolet – Take a ride on the dark side.

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(Robertson County, TN)

UT Extension-Robertson County – We had 3 young ladies participate in this years Academic Conference at MTSU yesterday.

What a great program for our students to learn more about the field they are interested in for their future.



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Saturday Nights…Portland, Tn – Car, Motorcycle & Truck Show

Bring your classic cars, trucks, motorcycles and everyday car and SHOW them off on Main Street under the lights in Portland, TN on Saturdays from 5:00PM to 9:00PM. First Saturday in April through the last Saturday of October.

Address: 125 Main St. Portland, Tn 37148



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(Robertson County, TN)

Robertson County Sheriff’s Office – Congratulations to Angel Wade on her promotion to Warrants Manager!



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Martin’s Chapel Annual BBQ Is Back, Set For June 26

Martin's Chapel Annual BBQ Is Back, Set For June 26

The annual Martin’s Chapel Barbecue tradition in Springfield, TN is back this year but with a few minor changes. Event coordinators have been hard at work trying their best to finalize plans.

“Thanks to Debbie Mayes and Holly Biggs, with Lindsay Wilson treasurer, and help from the whole community, this could not be done without everyone’s help,” said coordinator Brenda Wilson.

Saturday, June 26, 2021, is the big day from 3 to 7 PM at Martin’s Chapel United Methodist Church located at 2046 Martins Chapel Church Rd, Springfield, TN 37172 (MAP).

“The event will not be as normal, but just glad to be back. We are so glad to be back this year! Read More…



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Calif. Mfr. Moves HQ’s To White House, TN, Investing $17 Mil, +100 Jobs

Calif. Mfr. Moves HQ's To White House, TN, Investing $17 Mil, +100 Jobs

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Advanex Americas officials announced today that the company will relocate its headquarters and manufacturing operations from Cypress Calif. to White House, Tenn.

The spring and component parts manufacturer will build a new facility at 514 Hester Dr. in White House, where it will invest $17 million and create 102 new jobs. Advanex products are used in everything from ballpoint pens to space stations. Read More



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(Pleasant View, TN)

Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department is currently seeking volunteer applications for our upcoming recruit class.

Apply at
If you have questions call 615-746-8528 Ext 7




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(Greenbrier, TN)


Greenbrier Historical Society will sponsor the Greenbrier 4th of July Parade on Sunday, July 4 at 4:00 PM.

The parade route will run from Greenbrier Elementary School to Greenbrier Middle School.

Parade participants should arrive at G.E.S. between 3:00 and 3:30 PM to line up and will be allowed to throw candy to spectators along the sidewalks.

The 2021 co-Grand Marshals will be Brandon Frank and Jody Dorris.

If further info needed, call 615-643-8461 during Library/Museum open hours Wed. through Sat.

Greenbrier’s Annual Turning of the Pig

“Who’s excited for Turning of the Pig?

The Greenbrier Boosters will be hosting the historic Annual BBQ Festival known as “Turning of the Pig” again this summer with plans to make it bigger and better than ever this year.

The annual festival is held behind Greenbrier City Hall and offers live country and gospel music, food, a dunking booth, carnival games and an array of local vendors selling everything from crafts to Greenbrier memorabilia. The Historical Society traditionally sells homemade ice cream and fresh squeezed lemonade.

Traditionally Boston butts/pulled pork is slowly cooked on a huge open fire pit throughout the evening on July 3rd. The pork and family picnic packs are ready for sale by 6 AM the morning of the fourth.

The event is free to attend, but the funds from the Turning of the Pig pork sale is the biggest fundraiser of the year and helps to meet all the needs of the Greenbrier High School Marching/Concert Band program.


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(Millersville, TN)

Millersville Fire Department Joined the Millersville Public Library and lots of friends for the Summer Reading Kick-off


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(Cedar Hill, TN)

Planning & Zoning Vote “No” On Cedar Hill Housing Development  

Planning & Zoning Vote "No" On Cedar Hill Housing Development

During the June 3rd Planning and Zoning meeting, our local officials denied the proposed R20 rezoning and development. The meeting was well attended by Cedar Hill residents that largly came to express their opposition to the project.

Smokey Barn News broadcast the meeting live. Click here to view a recording of the meeting.

A recap by Cedar Hill’s City Commissioner/ Vice Mayor John Edwards.

According to Edwards, the reasoning of the proposed site would have pushed the home density too high for the community, see map below. In a letter to Smokey Barn News, Edwards addresses his concerns for the housing project. Read More


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June 19: American Legion – Post 45 , Greenbrier, TN – FREE Pancake Breakfast

May be an image of text that says 'Μ マ Z U.S EGION'Pancake Breakfast: SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 2021 AT 7:30 AM CDT – 10:30 AM CDT

American Legion – Post 45 , Greenbrier, TN

All you can eat Pancake Breakfast! Pancakes; sausage; bacon; juice and coffee. $10.00 per person/ $5.00 for under 8.

Take Out Available

All proceeds support our local Veterans.


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(Cedar Hill, TN)

Cedar Hill FCE (Family Community and Education) Club Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Colby Drake winner of the 30th Thelma Smith/Marion Martin Scholarship from the Cedar Hill Family and Community Education Club!



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Great Companies->Great Jobs-> Who’s Hiring In Robertson County



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(Portland, TN)

Portland TN Fire Department Today we say farewell. After 14 years, Captain Scott Meece is working his final shift today with PFD.

Captain Meece has served in the fire service a total of 26 years. We want to thank all of the friends, family, and first responders who came out today. Captain Meece, thank you for serving our community and for all you added to this department.




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TNKids Nutrition To Deliver Lunches This Summer To Kids Under 18

TNKids Nutrition To Deliver Lunches This Summer To Kids Under 18

TNKids Nutrition has been approved by the State of Tennessee to provide sack lunches to children ages 18 and under in Robertson County this summer. To see full schedule an locations Read More



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500K Grant To Expand ADA Accessibility For White House, TN Soccer Complex

500K Grant To Expand ADA Accessibility For White House, TN Soccer Complex

In an announcement today, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has awarded a $500,000 parks and recreation grant to the City of White House for the expansion of the W.L. Anderson Sports Complex on Old Highway 31 by installing a new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-compliant parking area, pavilion, and pathways to and from them.

The grant is part of $7,584,530 awarded to communities throughout the state from the Local Parks and Recreation Fund (LPRF) program and the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) program. The state is also awarding $1,892,642 in grants from the Recreation Trails Program (RTP). Read More



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NorthCrest’s Grapevine Gift Shop Needs Gently Used Books!

Now with more visitors to NorthCrest, the used book cart can use a few more titles on it. All of the proceeds from the Volunteer Book Cart go directly to the fund for college scholarships! Believe it or not, selling books at $1.00 or $2.00 really adds up! So clean out your bookshelves, and let our volunteers put them to good use!



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TN 3 Day Sales Tax Holidays (Food, Gun Equipment, School Supplies) & 2021-2022 Schools Open House Dates

TN 3 Day Sales Tax Holidays (Food, Gun Equipment, School Supplies) & 2021-2022 Schools Open House Dates

There will be three sales tax holidays this summer starting July 30th. The Tennessee General Assembly has approved two more sales tax holidays in addition to the traditional sales tax holiday on clothing, school supplies, and computers. Residents will now be able to purchase food tax-free as well as gun safes and gun safety devices.

We have provided dates and all the details below. In addition, you will find the open house schedule for the 21-22 Robertson County School year along with school supply lists. Read More



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June 15: (Orlinda, TN) Free Concert by Robertson County Community Band

Community Band presents a Summer Concert

A Summer Concert will be presented by the Robertson County Community Band on Tuesday, June 15th at the Byrum-Porter Senior Center in Orlinda – 9123 Hwy 49 Orlinda, TN 37141. The concert will begin at 7:00 pm and is free. Refreshments will be served during intermission.

The community band will perform many well-known favorites including music from the Associations, Chicago, music from the 80’s and Broadway hits, followed by patriotic pieces including “The Liberty Bell March”, “Stars and Stripes Forever”, “Fairest of the Fair”, and many more.

The RCCB, in its sixteenth season, is always looking for new members. For more information about the concert, joining the band or sponsorship, please call the band manager, Janet Ozimek at (615) 384-2015. Ozimek can also be contacted at [email protected].

The RCCB will also be performing at the 4th of July celebration in Cross Plains.

We invite everyone in Orlinda and surrounding communities to come join us for our “Summer Winds” concert!


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(Portland, TN)

Portland TN Police Department – Thursday, we said farewell to Sgt. Joey Rush. After 34 years in law enforcement, Sgt. Rush is retiring.

He served the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office for 6 years before joining PPD in 1993. He worked as a Patrol Officer for 18 years, with 10 of those years also as PPD’s DARE Officer, 14 years as a Detective, and 2 years in Property Standards. Sgt. Rush will definitely be missed, as most people don’t remember a time when he was not a Portland Police Officer. Good luck, Sgt. Rush, in your future endeavors, and we wish you all the best!

Portland TN Police Department Our officers had a great time at the Special Friends Camp, talking to the campers about law enforcement. Thank you for the invite!



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Wednesdays In Springfield – Classic Tin Cruise-In Through October

“It’s almost time for Cruise-In Season! Starting April 28th. Every Wednesday (weather permitting) Springfield!” Shelby Horner

Classic car Cruise-In for Springfield and the surrounding communities coming together, sharing and talking cars, trucks and bikes.

Family Fun!

Held every Wednesday, from spring till Halloween, Classic Tin Cruise-In will be in Springfield, TN. The classic car, truck, and bikes Cruise-In for Springfield and the surrounding communities coming together for some Family Fun!

Being held at 2008 Memorial Blvd, Springfield, TN, Between the Hardees and Burger King.

Any questions please call Shelby Horner at 615-336-2257



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(Robertson County, TN)

Annual BBQ Throwdown Fri. & Sat. - Come Taste & Vote! Bounce House For the Kids

Annual BBQ Throwdown Featured 25 Teams and some of the best BBQ Around!

The Robertson County Fair Association & Cob Hill Homes presented their annual BBQ Throwdown this weekend. It was a two-day event (FREE Admission) on June 11-12, 2021 at the Fairgrounds located at 4635 Highway 41n – Springfield, Tn.

There were 25 teams for this KCBS sanctioned event officially judged by KCBS judges.

Friday night was the big wing contest and everyone was invited to come taste the wings, put a lil’ money in the jar for their best wing choice (Peoples choice). Daddy-Jacks was the winner of the wing contest and a total of $1317.13 was raised for My Father’s House Shelter which offers shelter to those in need during the winter months.

Saturday was the showdown and big BBQ tasting and People choice awards.

Pictures from the BBQ Throwdown Awards presentation.



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EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT IN GREENBRIER, TN – Racing Action/Family Fun At Veterans Motorplex At The Rim


Here’s everything you need to know…

Pits open at 11 am
Grandstands at 4 pm
Racing at 6 pm

WHERE: 6801 Kelly Willis Rd, Greenbrier, TN – Call (615) 643-8725

TICKET INFO: FAMILY PACK – $30 for 2 Adults and up to 6 minor children!

Adults $12 Students, Seniors & Military $10, Children 6-12 $5.00

Great Concessions, Kids Zone and FREE PARKING!

Everyone can get great souvenir items as well as photos and videos of the racing action at the Souvenir Alley Souvenir Stand!

Check out all the winners, photos and videos on their FaceBook page.



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Important Message from the US National Weather Service Nashville Tennessee

If you do have young children traveling with you over next few days with these seasonably hot conditions expected, remember this simple saying: “Beat the Heat, Check the Back Seat!” Tragically, nationwide 24 children died in hot cars in 2020 and 1 toddler already has died in April 2021. For Additional Heat Safety Tips & Resources:



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Monday Nights – White House Cruise-In 

5:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Tavern 76 Parking Area (Only)

520 Highway 76

White House TN, 37188

Contacts Wayne Maligin 615-566-7343 or Bob Boone 601-354-3604 (Tavem 76 Parking area is located in the parking area in front of the Tavem 76)


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(Millersville, TN)

The city of Millersville presents its first annual bluegrass festival

The festival will be held at the Millersville Community Center, Friday, July 2 at 6 PM with stars of the stage,screen and radio: “The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band” and “The Ridgetop Ramblers” plus special guests! FREE admission



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(Robertson County, TN)

The Robertson County Animal Control is overwhelmed by the current overpopulation of pets in our county

We have been working diligently to improve the situation in our area and lower our euthanasia rates. This has only been possible with support from our commissioners and mayor, and leadership of our Director Kevin Clinard. We promote spay and neuter. Please contact our office for information on low cost spay and neuter or to schedule to have your pet fixed.

Robertson County Animal Control
2900 W. County Farm Rd.
Springfield, TN 37172

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 615-384-5611




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3rd Saturday of each month thru October – Pleasant View’s – Cruise’n N Groove’n 

Cruise’n N Groove’n at the Pleasant View Village on 41A, South of intersections Hwy 49 & Hwy 41A, Starts May 15th thru October. Times: 5pm – 9pm.

We have music, several food choices, shopping for the ladies, and lots of cars.

Each month the Mayor will select Mayor’s Choice Vehicle, plus a “Pick of the Month” sponsored by O’Reilly Auto Parts.

At the October event, all six (6) Mayor’s Choice Vehicles will be up for TOP pick for the year voted on by the people.

Location: 214 Village Square Pleasant View, TN 37146

For more info, contact 615-746-0600 or Jim Hutchens 615-517-1423 or Larry Rediker 615-419-5214.



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(Springfield, TN)

Stokes Brown Public Library –

Check out the calendars below for the full schedule of storytimes.


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WEDNESDAYS – Farmers Market! – White House, TN 

When: Wednesdays from 3:30 PM CDT – 7 PM CDT

Come out and visit all of your favorite farmers!

We are excited to announce that the White House Farmers Market is now accepting applications for the 2021 farmers market season!

Please visit our website at to view the policies and procedures and fill out an application.

The NEW location for the market this year will be at the White House Municipal Park (located at 420 HWY 76)!

Spots will be limited this year, but we are hoping to have more than years past!

We look forward to a new and fun season this year!



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(Springfield, TN) Sponsor

Ace Hardware Springfield – We’re here to help with your outdoor living!

We’ve got tons of grills, lounge chairs, canopies, tables, chairs, umbrellas, and more. Come see us soon!

Get your grill on at #AceHardware!

Ace Rewards members can shop their favorite grills online for FREE assembly & delivery. Visit for details and exclusions. #TheHelpfulPlace

Ace Hardware Springfield Memorial Day Sale is on!

Great deals for a great day! Get into Ace and ensure your ready to celebrate!


Springfield Ace Hardware – Prevent bugs in your backyard up to 12 weeks with Cutter® Backyard™ Bug Control.

The 32oz. size is on sale now for $6.99 after your $3 Off Ace Rewards Card Discount. Limit 2. *Offer valid at participating locations June 1 – 29. #MyLocalAce

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JOBS: Greenbrier’s Makoto Japanese Steakhouse Is Hiring

The Makoto Japanese Steakhouse in Greenbrier is hiring across the board.

May be an image of text that says '誠'Positions are open for service, cashier, and kitchen helpers.

Makoto is family-owned by long-time restaurant entrepreneurs and Robertson County residents and offers authentic Hibachi steak, chicken and shrimp, sushi, appetizers, bento boxes, kids menu, fried ice cream, and fried cheesecake along with beer and wine. Read More…


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THURSDAY, JUNE 17:  Cedar Hill Farmers Market 

New Farmers Market Coming Thursdays To Cedar Hill

When: Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 4 PM CDT – 8 PM CDT

Runs every two weeks through October

Where: Located behind Cedar Hill City Hall: 290 S Main St Cedar Hill, TN 37032

Nearly two dozen local vendors selling produce, clothing, plants, leather products, jewelry, baked goods, knife ware, candles, decor, flowers and more. We’re also excited to bring our local FFA chapter from JBHS in to assist support their program and to help shape and mold the future generations of farmers and create a long term sustainability for our Market.

Our Local Vendors:
Bellhollow Farms, Head Farms, Corbin Creek Greenhouse, Jo Byrns FFA, Gingham Roots, For The Love of Fabric, Sweet Loaves & Ivey, Hudson Barn, Roan Clay Designs, Wholesome Homemade Home, Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy, Perfectly Imperfect Gifts by Michelle, Tennessee Keepsakes, Gracefully Plain Jane, Rampant Lion, Leathersmith, The Tree Maker, Rustique Essentials, Cedar Hill FCE, Sugar Roots Bakery.

Delicious food can be purchased from the Santa Fe Food Truck!! Picnic tables will be placed near the food truck to allow patrons to eat onsite if they’d like.

Big Mikes Little Doughnuts will be there for the perfect snack or dessert. Pick up some homemade ice cream from Heads Farm or some lemonade from Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy.

Music will be provided by the guys from the Inglewood Old Time String Band.

You spoke and we listened. This year you’ll experience expanded food truck options by alternating food trucks during markets. Santa Fe will be with us for a market each month and another always different food truck will be there for the other market during the month. Also, we’ve added some new local vendors and are switching several vendors out each market to ensure variety and help us keep our market exciting and fresh. We have increased our roster of local farmers and growers, so this year you’ll be seeing more produce and organic products; especially as produce and other products come in and reach harvest time.

We work tirelessly to try and bring you local vendors with local products. If you are interested in being a vendor, please message me and let me know. Outside vendors are welcome, but priority will be set on local availability, range of products, etc.


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City of White House, Tennessee – The Splash Pad is open THIS Saturday!

The hours for the Splash Pad this year will be:
Monday: 9am – 8pm
Tuesday: 2pm – 8pm
Wednesday – Saturday: 9am – 8pm
Sunday: 11am – 6pm
Weekends only after Labor Day until September 26th.



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(Springfield, TN) Sponsor

Springfield Carpet One – Do your pets require unique floors made specifically with their needs in mind?

At Springfield Carpet One Floor & Home, we offer the durable and scratch-resistant floors you’ve been waiting for! Save up to $1,000 on pet-friendly flooring today during our Claws + Paws Flooring Sale.

Check out the details, click image below.


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June 26-27: (Springfield, TN) Amateur Radio Operators Field Day Event 


The Robertson County Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the 2021 ARRL (American Radio Relay League) Field Day Event on June 26-27. They will be located at the pavilion behind the Springfield YMCA.

This is an annual event in which amateur radio operators all across the country set up their equipment in remote locations attempting to make as many radio contacts as possible in a 24 hour period. This event is to demonstrate the use of amateur radio in the field in national and regional disaster situations.

Staff of Northcrest Medical Center will also be on hand offering free blood pressure tests, to discuss health related issues, and provide information on the Northcrest Medical Center Facilities from 11:00AM to 2:00PM on Saturday June 26th.

Come Join us and watch live amateur radio demonstrations and ask any question you may have about amateur radio beginning at 1:00PM Saturday, June 26th. It’s a great hobby!

From 2018 Video report…

Join The Robertson County Amateur Radio Club on Facebook

2013 Video report…


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Market Days are back on the Town Square in Adairviile Ky!

Wednesdays 12 PM to 5 PM and Saturdays from 8 AM to 1 PM. Quality products from people you know. Fresh produce market, Artisans, Crafts, Baked Goods and more…

Photos: Felicia Rivers and Kim Hayes Fowler


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