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Community Calendar 5-21
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Gath Cemetery decoration will be held. Donations for upkeep may be sent to Cemetery Fund in care of Gath Baptist Church, 6967 Smithville Highway, McMinnville, TN 37110.

Bethany Cemetery decoration is scheduled. Donations for upkeep may be sent to Bethany Cemetery Fund, 780 Bethany Road, McMinnville, TN 37110.

Salem Cemetery decoration will be held with a covered dish lunch immediately after church. Donations will be accepted to get a new sign for the end of the road.


The regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners of McMinnville Housing Authority will be held at the Rebel Hill Community Room. The meeting will start at 6 p.m. and is open to the public.


Decoration will be held May 27-28 at Higginbotham Cemetery on Shellsford Road. For information, contact Chris Keathley, 210 East Main Street, McMinnville TN 37110.

Young Men United will hold a fish fry fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 199 Vanley Rowan Road.


City Hall offices will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.

There will not be garbage service on Monday. Monday’s routes will run along with Tuesday’s route.

Blood Assurance will hold a blood drive from 4 to 8 p.m., June 2 at Relay for Life. Blood Assurance is the provider of blood to Saint Thomas River Park. To schedule an appointment to donate go to or call Trudy Cody at 931-239-9411. Donors will get a T-shirt and be entered for a door prize.

Decoration will be held June 3 at Brick House/ Rowland Station Cemetery on Hennessee Bridge Road with business meeting at 11 a.m., lunch following' and auction at 1 p.m. Bring items for the auction. Donations for upkeep may be sent to Brick House/ Rowland Station Cemetery, in care of Darryl Norris at 725 Grandy Road, McMinnville, TN 37110. For questions call 939-2753.

A Single and Parenting Group at Tree City Church, located at 1123 Sparta Street, starts Tuesday, June 6 at 6:30. Cost is $15 to cover materials. Registration is Tuesday, May 23 from 6-7 pm. Call Leann at 931-808-1156 for more information.

The Class of 1987 will hold its 30-year reunion from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Collins River BBQ. Cost is $25 per person. Make your reservations ASAP and contact a classmate. Make checks to WCHS Class of 1987, in care of Shauna Samuel, 2076 Brian Lane, Cookeville TN 38506.

The community prayer group meets the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the fountain downtown. In case of bad weather the meeting will be held at Oasis Church on East Main.