Archive | March 12, 2015

Cub Scout Pack 133, chartered by Oakland First Baptist Church, recently held their annual Pinewood Derby. Overall winners were Henry Livesay (1st), Aedan Livesay (2nd) and Andrew Lehner (3rd). Logan Weber took first place in the Tiger Den, with Brennan Armstrong in second and Kyler Smith in third. In the Wolf Den, Kaleb Terry came […]

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Local teacher will be part of TCAP selection process

Last week, Southwest Elementary School teacher Erica Cashion was selected out of thousands of applicants to be a reviewer for the TNReady program. The new program will be implemented in the 2015-16 school year for third- through- eighth-grade TCAP tests in English Language Arts and Mathematics. For the next few months, Cashion will be involved […]

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Oakland’s Jackson Gilchrest enjoys the snow Thursday with his grandfather. Fayette County Schools were closed on Thursday and Friday after the Mid-South was coated with snow and sleet. Many areas reported between 3-6 inches of snow.

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Board authorizes town’s participation in grant program for used-oil recycling

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously adopted a resolution authorizing the town’s participation in a grant program for used-oil collection and recycling. Board members took the action during their Feb. 19 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Billy Ray Morris and seconded by Alderman John Troncone. The resolution authorizes […]

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