A grand opening event took place at Scrapper Arena Tuesday evening. More photos can be seen by clicking here.
Woodmen of the World has donated several stuffed animals to the Howard County Sheriff's Department. The animals will be placed into patrol deputies vehicles and given to children when deputies respond to a motor vehicle accident, a crime scene, child abuse or domestic abuse cases. Howard County Chief Deputy Bryan McJunkins said toy animals have been used in the past and will help build a relationship between deputies and the children. The stuffed bears and rabbits were donated by Gerald Littlefield of the local Woodmen of the World chapter and accepted by McJunkins and deputy Jade Hughes. First State Bank of Nashville hosted a chamber coffee Tuesday morning.
Both Nashville basketball teams beat Prescott Monday in the last game at the old gym. The Scrapperettes won 53 to 26 and the Scrappers won 55 to 45. Scrapper Arena will hold a grand opening Tuesday evening at 6:30. The first basketball game to be hosted in the new arena will be this Friday as Nashville hosts Bauxite.
Chelsea Trombley and Lauren Ince competed in the recent statewide Sew with Cotton contest held, December 5 at the Little Rock Statehouse Convention Center. Chelsea (pictured at right) participated in the Youth Party Dress Category, where she won 4th place. Lauren (at left) participated in the Youth School Wear Category, where she won 3rd place.
Matt Briley of the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue department recently received the firefighter of the year award (pictured at right ). Ricky Branch (at left) received the attendance award for 2013. Also pictured is fire chief Alan Walls.
The Nashville Fire Department held its annual Christmas Party Tuesday, December 3rd at the Carter Day Training Center. Mike Kinkade who had served on the Department since May 01,1983, retired. Kinkade was presented with an engraved brass fire ax. Service pins were presented to Mike Kinkade for 30 years of service, Gary Funderburk for 30 years of service, Terry Ray for 25 years of service. Two people were not able to attend. Bobby Chambers will be presented a 20 years of service pin and Adam Horn will be presented with a 5 years of service pin. The annual fireman of the year award was presented for the second year in a row to Josh Worley. This award is voted on by secret ballot by the entire department.