Friday, February 8, 2013

Not Guilty! In Centerville, TN in Hickman County

I just received a message from my wife that Commissioner James Hassell was found "Not Guilty" in Centerville, TN in Hickman County. James was charged with 5 counts of voter fraud. I have known James for several years and it was common knowledge that about 30 years ago that he served time for moonshining. As I said in an earlier post, I believe that it was a witch hunt and that the prosecutor thought he could make a name for himself by prosecuting a sitting commissioner. This is one instance that I believe that 'justice was served' in Hickman County.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Banana Pudding Festival In Hickman County, TN

The 3rd annual Banana Pudding Festival will be held Saturday, October 6 at the Ag Pavilion in Grinder's Switch, which was made famous by Minnie Pearl.

There will be lots of food and entertainment for the whole family including banana pudding. Bring the family and have a good time.

While you are in Centerville, TN visit the Centerville in the Fall Auto Show and the Hickman County Quilt Show. These events have made Hickman County and Centerville in Middle Tennessee is the place to be.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town In Hickman County on a Train

Santa Claus arrives in Centerville, Tennessee on December 17 at 10:00 on the Grinder's Switch Express. There will be drawings for toy trains and other goodies. Come on out to Hickman County and have a good time.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

East Hickman County Christmas Parade 2011

The 21st annual East Hickman Christmas Parade in Lyles, Tennessee is Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. The theme for this year's event is "Giving From The Heart." Prior to the parade, participants are asked to line up at East Elementary School where the parade will begin and it will end at the Highway 7/46/100 intersection.  The participants will continue to the East Hickman County High School for unloading.

For more information contact Dwight Sullivan at (615) 418-2995 or Sharon Sullivan at (931) 996-9384. As in years past, the Keg Kounty Kowboys and the East Hickman Community Club.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Plenty To Do This Weekend In Hickman County

It is here. Perhaps one of the biggest weekends all year in Hickman County, Tennessee. October 1, 2011 is the date for three major events: The Banana Pudding Festival, The Civitan Car Show, and the Quilt Show. All of them are in Centerville within just a few miles from each other.

The quilt show will be held at the First Baptist Church located at 123 Church Street in Centerville. It will be held on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  For more information, check out the website .

The Centerville In The Fall Car Show will be held at the Justice Center in Centerville within walking distance from the Quilt show. You can find out more information on their Facebook page .

The Banana Pudding Festival will be held at the Grinder's Switch Ag Pavilion in Centerville. It is a couple of miles away, but there will be shuttles between the car show and it. Last year it was estimated that over 3,000 people attended. It is located in Grinder's Switch, an area of Centerville, best known as the home of Minnie Pearl who made the town famous in her comedy routine on the Grand Ole Opry. For rules about the cook-off and more information, visit their website .

Last year, I attended all three festivities and had a great time. I expect that I will again this Saturday.

Monday, September 5, 2011

Music And Arts Festival In Centerville, Tennessee

The Grinder's Switch Music and Arts Festival on the Ceenterville, TN square is Saturday, Sept 10th starting at 10am. There will be plenty of vendors with plenty of great food. Most of the spots are sold out, but there are a few remaining. Music is always good with several local acts. For more information, you can contact the Hickman County Chamber of Commerce at (931) 729-5774 or visit their website at to find information about all the upcoming events.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Hickman County Tennessee Fair

The Hickman County, Tennessee Fair opens Tuesday, August 23, 2011. According to the Hickman County Times, David Dansby, the chairman of the fair board said "a bigger and better fair" is what they want. This year will have a wild animal show which will include kangaroos, legless lizards, and a hedgehog.

Wrestling will also be on the schedule on Tuesday night. There will be christian music on Wednesday and a talent show on Friday night.

There will be plenty of rides for the family and concessions.

Come on out to the Hickman County Ag Pavilion in Centerville and have a good time.

You can read more about the fair in the August 22 edition of the Hickman County Times or check out the page on Facebook at: .