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Community Calendar

Sunday, May 16

Bethany Cemetery Decoration will be held. Donations for upkeep may be sent to Bethany Cemetery Fund, 780 Bethany Road, McMinnville, TN 37110.

Salem Cemetery Annual Decoration. A covered dish lunch served at 12:30 p.m. Come see the work being done and make a cemetery project donation. For more information, contact Lisa Foster at 931-273-6610. 

Decoration at Centertown Cemetery and Homecoming at Bates Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church will take place. There will be someone at the cemetery on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to receive your donations for upkeep of the cemetery. If you cannot come in person, donations can be mailed to:  Centertown Cemetery Committee, c/o Yvonne Gunter, 8087 Jacksboro Rd., McMinnville, TN 37110.

Wednesday, May 19

A Book Review by Dr. Bill Campbell begins at 2 p.m. at Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He will present a 45-minute review of “The Wright Brothers” by author David McCullough. Social distancing is available. Water and fellowship following. 

Friday, May 21

Friday is the deadline for ordering Moonshine Mountain Cookies. This Relay for Life fundraiser is conducted by McMinnville Electric System. 

Orders can be placed by calling 473-3144 or online at Cookie pickup is May 28 at MES. Cost is $25 a box. Make checks payable to Team MES Relay for Life.

For your information

Warren County government is looking to help residents who may need home repairs but cannot afford them. Through a grant from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency, low-income residents may be eligible to bring their home up to code with a needed repair. Those who think they may qualify, or have a family member who may qualify, can contact the office of County Executive Jimmy Haley at (931) 473-2505 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. The deadline is May 31. 

Relay for Life is returning to downtown McMinnville on Court Square on Saturday, June 5, beginning at 5:30 p.m. There will be food, entertainment, an auction and luminaria ceremony among the highlights.