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CCHS Head Football Coach Ted McCaslin resigns
Pat Teeples Monday November 10, 2014

Cumberland County High School would like to announce that Ted McCaslin resigned his position as head football coach for the Jets on November 10, 2014. He will remain at CCHS as a teacher and track coach. The administration at Cumberland County High School would like to thank Coach McCaslin for his leadership and time spent with football the past few years. Cumberland County High School will be taking applications for its football vacancy soon. There is no time line for hiring a head coach at this time.


Cumberland County Farmer Honored
Alan Spector/ Cumberland County Soil Conservation District Monday November 10, 2014

A beef-cattle farmer was recently honored by the Cumberland County Soil Conservation District as the 2014 Outstanding Livestock Producer. James Taylor, and his wife Renee, operate their farm in the Baker's Crossroads community. The Taylors' present operation consists of 140 commercial cows and 60 registered Angus cows. Best Management Practices that Taylor incorporates in his farming operation include cross-fencing for rotational grazing, as well as nutrient and pest management. He serves on the Cumberland County Farm Bureau Board and is currently President of the Cumberland County Livestock Association.


Gas Prices Fall Again
Alan Spector/AAA Monday November 10, 2014

Motorists saw prices continue to plunge at the pump last week. AAA reports that, as of Sunday, prices had gone down for 39 consecutive days in Tennessee. A big reason for the decline is domestic oil production, which is the highest on record dating back to 1983. The average price is below $3 a gallon in 26 states, including Tennessee, which has the 2nd cheapest average price of regular at $2.70 a gallon. That's down four cents from the week before. The average in Crossville is $2.69 a gallon, also down four cents.


Cumberland County Junior Varisity
Submitted Monday November 10, 2014

The Cumberland County Junior Varsity Semi-final games will be played as scheduled at Martin Elementary school tonight (11/10)starting at 4:30 pm. The Junior Varsity Championship games will be played on Friday, November 14 starting at 6:00 at Martin Elementary School (these games were originally scheduled for Thursday, November 13).


Make a "County Connection" the Saturday After Thanksgiving on "Family History Day"
The Secretary of State Monday November 10, 2014

The Thanksgiving weekend is a time when many of us spend time reconnecting with family members and sharing family stories. At the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA), families can also explore stories of their relatives who lived many years ago. On Saturday, Nov. 29 Gordon Belt, TSLA’s director of public services, will host a genealogy workshop for beginners that will provide an overview of resources available at the library and how to navigate through various databases. The workshop is entitled “County Connections” and will focus on locating and using TSLA’s many county records. After the workshop, TSLA staff members will be on hand to help visitors with their research. The session will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 at the TSLA auditorium, and research assistance will be available until 4:30. TSLA is located at 403 Seventh Avenue North, directly west of the State Capitol building in downtown Nashville. While the workshop is free, reservations are required due to limited seating. To make a reservation, call (615) 741-2764 or e-mail workshop.tsla@tn.gov. Please note that TSLA will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday, so it's important to make reservations before then. Although parking in front of TSLA's building is limited due to construction, there is plenty of additional parking behind the building.


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