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Community calendar

Sunday, Sept. 4

Due to illness in the cast, the Sept. 4 performance of "Stuart Little" is cancelled. The show will open Sept. 9 and run through Sept. 11. School shows will go on as planned Sept. 8. 

Thursday, Sept. 8

Warren County Retired Teacher Association will meet at 10 a.m. at the Magnolia Room of Warren County Administrative Offices building on Locust Street. Donna Carr from Graves Family Pharmacy will speak on vaccination types, schedules for retired people and what insurance is accepted by the pharmacy. Refreshments furnished. All retired teachers and anyone who is retired under TCRS are invited to attend. For more info, call Teresa at 931-668-3513. 

Saturday, Sept. 10

Born Again Rescue and Kennel will be holding the annual Water Paws event at Gilley Pool on Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dogs in attendance must show proof of issued rabies vaccination and current vaccination card from a licensed veterinarian. Dogs with any kind of aggression are not allowed at the event. Safety is a priority. Vendor spaces are $25. Dog admission $4. Humans allowed in free.

Crain Hill Cemetery Decoration Day. Basket lunch between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. noon. Donation tables set up for donations to the cemetery and for the building fund. Donations can be mailed to: Citizens Tri County Bank, 489 Spring Street, Spencer, TN, 38585. 

 Wednesday, Sept. 21

There will be a  Book Review at Rock Island Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, Sept. 21. It will begin in the sanctuary at 2:00 p.m for a review of “Follow the River” authored by James Alexander Thom.

“Follow the River” is a historical novel of Mary Draper Ingles who was captured by the Shawnee Indians and details her amazing story of getting back home.

The sixth Great Granddaughter of Mary Draper Ingles, Debra Young Maggart, will be guest presenter. A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall.

For your information

The Warren County Nurse Honor Guard is composed of volunteers of both active and retired registered nurses and licensed practical nurses who have dedicated their lives to the profession of nursing through a ceremonial activity at the request of the individual’s family. The tribute is free. The group can be contacted on its Facebook page.