Judah P. Benjamin pin to Bettye Patton

BY LAURA HAYES   On March 8 Confederate Gray Chapter 2681 President Jeanell Kutterer bestowed a Judah P. Benjamin pin to Bettye Patton who instigated the Hampshire Museum in the 1980s. Corresponding secretary Johnnia Elkins presented Bettye with a certificate denoting this achievement. This award is given for educational and patriotic endeavors and achievements, sharing knowledge(…)

April 2014 Events at the Spring Hill Library

BY MARSHA GALLARDO, Children’sLibrarian, Spring Hill Pubic Library   PICK UP A FREE BOOK and read along with others across the nation. Every year the National Endowment for the Arts picks a book for their Big Read to revitalize the role of literary reading in America. This year it’s True Grit by Charles Portis. You(…)

Williamson Co Sheriff’s Office Partners with Williamson College

INFORMER NEWS reports The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office and Williamson College are partnering to create The Promise, a program that will prepare inmates for meaningful employment once they are released from incarceration. About 20 men and women are expected to be selected for the program. The Promise will prepare inmates with knowledge and skills to improve their future employment or entrepreneurial opportunities and reduce the recidivism(…)

Bunny Hop Family Night at Longview Recreation Center

INFORMER NEWS reports The Easter Bunny is hopping into town for the “Bunny Hop” Family Night on Saturday, April 12, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p .m. at the Longview Recreation Center, 2909 Commonwealth Dr., Spring Hill. This family friendly night will be full of fun, games and dancing with the Easter Bunny as well(…)

“CAMP WILL” Summer Therapeutic Day Camp Registration

INFORMER NEWS reports   Registration for Camp Will, the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department’s summer therapeutic day camp will be at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road on Saturday, April 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Tuesday, April 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Parents or legal guardians of campers(…)

United Daughters of the Confederacy met Saturday, March 8

BY LAURA HAYES   Jeanell Kutterer hosted supplemental workshop and meeting of the Confederate Gray Chapter 2681 United Daughters of the Confederacy Saturday, March 8, with other 9 members, Betty Barber, Elaine Bates, Johnnia Elkins, Laura Hayes, Joyce Hildenbrandt, Darlene Johns, Kathryn Kozlinski, Cynthia Miller, and Katie Thornton, and 2 guests, Joyce Carroll and Bettye Patton, attending. Bettye related facts about her involvement(…)

Hampshire News March 30

INFORMER NEWS reports   Monday, March 17, was St. Patrick’s Day, is the patron Saint of Ireland; so why does the general public say, “St. Patty’s Day?” Seems very disrespectful. Gail Boyd and Laura Hayes attended the Maury County Family & Community Education Clubs’ Council, representing the Hampshire fce Club, Monday, March 17, to learn(…)

Obituary – Charles “Chuck” Lowell Hozeska

Mr. Charles “Chuck” Lowell Hozeska, age 79, of Spring Hill, TN, passed away March 28, 2014.  He is a Veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from General Motors.  Preceded in death by parents, Raymond and Loretta Kubiak Hozeska and brother, Raymond J. Hozeska.  Survived by wife, Sherrie Hozeska; sons, Jeffrey (Bridget) Hozeska, David (Mary)(…)

Ribbon cutting Personal Finance Company

INFORMER NEWS reports   Personal Finance Company, 833 Nashville Highway, Suite 6A, Columbia, Phone: 931-223-6377   Patricia King Administrative Assistant Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance 106 West Sixth Street – P.O. Box 1076 Columbia, Tennessee 38402-1076 Phone (931) 388-2155 Fax (931) 380-0335 www.mauryalliance.com  

DAR American History Essay Contest 5th and 7th Grade Winners

INFORMER NEWS reports   The Brigadier General Richard Winn TSDAR awarded American History Essay Contest Chapter Winner Certificates and American History medals to students Karlee Rowland, 5th grade, Santa Fe Unit School and Hannah Grace Robinson, 7th grade Home School who read their winning essays at the March 18 chapter meeting attended by their parents,(…)