Archive | June 19, 2013

Ground breaking ceremony held for new school

A Ground Breaking Ceremony was held on June 11 for the new Fayette County Elementary School at the Old Dan Buckley Gym in Somerville. Breaking ground was Fayette County Superintendent James Teague, Deputy Superintendent Dr. Lonnie Harris, Somerville Mayor Bob Turner, County Mayor Rhea ‘Skip’ Taylor and attorney Tom Minor.

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Cub Scout Day Camp

During the week, the Big Hatchie District of the West Tennessee Area Council hosted its annual Cub Scout Day Camp. The Big Hatchie District covers Tipton, Lauderdale, Fayette and Haywood counties. Around fifty scouts worked on activities like BB shooting, archery, hiking, swimming and crafts along with earning some of the achievements for their rank […]

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Board awards $28,178 bid to move 16-inch water main into easement

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has adopted a resolution to award a $28,178 bid to relocate a 16-inch water main into an easement. Board members took the action during their May 16 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Kelly Rector and seconded by Alderman John Troncone. But the motion was […]

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