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The Portland Public Library held a presentation ceremony to Robertson County home school student Tallen Haag for winning the Tennesseans for Student Success’ (TSS) Tristar Reads contest for the middle school division (5-8 grades).

After a 14-year hiatus, this year’s Bell Witch Fall Festival will see the return of a familiar and influential face. David Alford, the playwright behind two of the festival’s stage productions has returned to direct “Spirit: The Authentic Story of the Bell Witch of Tennessee” in the 20th anniversary of the show.


After two decades on the bench, longtime General Sessions Judge I Jim Hunter is officially hanging up his robe this week.

James F. Wren, a 98-year-old Orlinda resident and World War II veteran was met with a pleasant surprise during a routine visit to Thomas Drugs in Cross Plains earlier this month.

Phaedra Creed, a resident of Springfield, was crowned the new Ms. Wheelchair International on July 15 in front of a live theatre and television audience at the 2022 Ms. Wheelchair USA pageant in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.