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Capps Cove says, ‘Goodbye’

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FLFR beautification program

Imagine 120 heavy duty garbage bags filled with litter. If each of these bags weighs 30 pounds, you’ve got yourself almost two tons of litter. Filling these black bags is not a glamorous task, but the volunteers are thrilled by the results. The satisfaction and nourishment gained from a pristine view of the Locust Fork River is priceless. For the […]

Come back to the manger

We spent three years collecting a beautiful manger scene to put in our yard for Christmas. April 27, 2011, destroyed it all. We decided to start over again. We spent our morning the day after Christmas of 2011 first in line at a sale so that we could replace our manger. We were told that a gentleman (who had come […]

Trash detail

Kudos to the Blount County Commission for approving the Sheriff’s Department proposal for Roadside Trash Detail. Since moving back to Blount County, Joe and I have been appalled at the trash thrown out alongside our roadways, particularly County Highway 15 and County Highway 1, which we travel daily. Blount County has some of the most spectacular rivers and streams, mountains, […]


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