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Posted on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 2:31 pm

Central High School’s Class of 1979 35th Reunion will be held Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22-23. The event begins with a cookout at the Stonebridge Park at 6 p.m. All teachers are welcome. The cost is $35 single and $70 per couple. Everyone is asked to bring a lawn chair. On Saturday at 7 p.m., a dance will be held at the Lincoln County Museum. The event will feature casual dress, great appetizers, music and fun. For additional information, contact Jackie Netherland Wright at (931) 607-6787 or Melody Thompson Layne (931) 438-0505.


The Lincoln County Democratic Party will meet Saturday, Aug. 23, at 10 a.m. at the Fayetteville Municipal Building auditorium located on the east side of the public square. Anyone who is interested in attending or joining the Lincoln County Democratic Party is encouraged to attend. For additional information or to join the Lincoln County Democratic Party, call Pat M. Fraley, chairman, at (931) 433-6138.


Lincoln County Citizen Action Network will meet Monday, Aug. 25, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Fayetteville Municipal Building.


Music in the Park will feature 4-Way Stop in a free outdoor concert at Stone Bridge Park on Thursday, Aug. 28, beginning at 7 p.m. The series is sponsored by the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, City of Fayetteville, and Fayetteville Parks and Recreation.


Boston butts for the benefit of the McBurg Community Center are being sold for $35 each. For information or to reserve a butt, call (931) 993-2196 or (931) 625-3631. The pickup date is after 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30.


The Ninth Annual Dellrose Cross Tractor Drive is set for Aug. 30. The drive will leave the Dellrose Fire Department at 9 a.m. Cost is $15 per tractor and includes one meal. Additional riders must be on a trailer or carry all. Minimum of 12 miles per hour speed and drivers must be 16-years-old to drive. The drive is 22 total miles, ending back at Dellrose between 2 and 3 p.m. For information, call Doug Campbell at 931-732-4935 or Scott Ellis at 931-732-4223.


A family reunion will be held for the relatives of Brewer, Haislip, Luna and Riner families at H.V. Griffin Park in Shelbyville on Saturday, Sept. 6, beginning at 10 a.m. Everyone is asked to bring a dish to share and lawn chairs. The reunion will be in the first pavilion on the left upon entering the park. Parking is in the lot close to the pavilion. For directions, please email sweetpeaw@bellsouth.net.


Vietnam Era Veterans’ monthly evening meetings will be held at Mike’s All American Diner, 1842 North Main Street, Shelbyville, on the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The next meeting will be held Thursday, Sept. 11, and will feature Donnie Porter, a member of the Vietnam Era Veterans who will present POW/MIA information. For information about the Vietnam Era Veterans organization or veterans’ events, call Tom Taylor at (931) 684-2557.


Flintville Class of 1954 celebrates its 60th reunion at Victoria’s Restaurant in Parks City on Saturday, Sept. 13. Social time is at 11 a.m., with lunch at noon. Victoria’s is located on Huntsville Highway in the Piggly Wiggly shopping center.


Veterans are invited to attend monthly breakfasts hosted by Vietnam Era Veterans on the second Saturday of each month. The next one is set for Saturday, Sept. 13, at 8:30 a.m., at Mike’s All American Diner, 1842 North Main Street, above the Shelbyville Walmart. For information about the breakfasts or the veterans group, call Tom Taylor at (931) 684-2557.


The Imagination Library Five-Mile Race will be held at Kiwanis Park in Fayetteville on Saturday, Sept. 20. Registration is now open at www.active.com and you can print an application by going to www.runlincolncounty.com. Volunteers and sponsors are also being sought. Contact race director Helen Fussell at fussellh@gmail.com or (931) 580-3081. Registration is $30 until Aug. 31 and $35 from Sept. 1 until race day.


Regular events


Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held each Monday (closed meeting) and Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church, located at 106 East Washington Street in Fayetteville, and each Wednesday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. at The Basement, located at the corner of East Market and Franklin in Fayetteville. For more information, call (931) 227-7908.


Family Caregiver Support Group meetings for Alzheimer’s and other dementias are held the first Wednesday of each month from 10-11 a.m. at 101 West Lincoln Street, Tullahoma. RSVP to Home Instead Senior Care at (931) 454-2202.


Weekly Saturday night dances are held at the American Legion Post 42, 2007 Wilson Parkway, from 7-10 p.m. The dance is open to the public, and the facility is a nonsmoking building, though a smoking area is provided outside. Country Roads Band plays a mix of country, country rock and classic rock and roll music. The cover charge is $5 per person. The kitchen grill is open for the sale of sandwiches, fries and soft drinks. The American Legion is a nonprofit organization, and proceeds from the dances helps in the funding for the aide to the veterans of Lincoln County.


Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center’s Senior Dance is held each Tuesday from 1 until 4 p.m. Cover charge is $3 per person. A live band is on hand to provide music. Bring a dish to pass or just come and relax, listen to music, dance, eat and enjoy. The Senior Citizens Center is located at 908 West Washington Street, Fayetteville.


Senior citizens’ exercise classes are currently being held every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. at the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center. Denise Kendrick is the exercise instructor. For more information, call (931) 433-7271 or stop by the center at 908 West Washington Street.


All American veterans are invited to weekly breakfasts hosted by Vietnam Era Veterans. Breakfast is held at the new “Base Camp”, Mike’s All American Diner, 1842 North Main Street, Shelbyville, each Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. No reservations are needed, and it will be Dutch treat. For more information about the breakfasts or the veterans group, call Tom Taylor at 931-684-2557.