gallatinnews 2015-05-11

Comer Barn to host Children Are People fundraiser



Musicians, the Nashville Food Truck Association and an eclectic group of crafts vendors will give an early launch to summer fun on May 21 as part of a new fundraiser called ‘CAP on the Map’. The event will be held on the grounds of the historic Comer Barn in Gallatin, and is intended to raise awareness and funds for the […]

Cages Bend Open House a success



More than 400 people walked through the gates of Cages Bend Swim and Tennis on Sunday, May 3 for the club’s open house. The grand opening will be Saturday, May 23 with swimming, volleyball, and tennis with the club’s USPTA Head Tennis Pro, Mike Williamson. For more information visit www.cagesbendswimandtennis.com. Photo submitted.

Captain Clark Kelly Smith Spoke at GHS Rotary Academic Banquet



On May 7, the Gallatin Noon Rotary Club sponsored the 52nd annual GHS Rotary Academic Banquet to honor the top academic students of the 2015 Gallatin High School graduating class. Following the dinner, a congratulatory program was held featuring Gallatin native, Captain Clark Kelly Smith.On May 7, the Gallatin Noon Rotary Club sponsored the 52nd annual GHS Rotary Academic Banquet […]

GHS grad earns law degree



Kurt L. Vincent, a 2005 graduate of Gallatin High School, will graduate from Vanderbilt University School of Law on Friday, May 8 with the degree of Juris Doctor. After completing his bar exam this summer he will begin his career in law with the Nashville based firm, Bass Berry and Sims.

Family and friends honor victim of domestic violence



Close to 100 people gathered at Gallatin High School Friday evening, May 1st, to honor the memory of Sydney Green, a 2013 graduate of the school.Green died in Lebanon on Feb. 18 and her boyfriend, Trenton Jermaine Bell, has been charged with Criminal Homicide.According to a story that appeared in The Wilson Post on Feb. 19, police suspect that a […]

MHMS authors honored



Recently, North Central Reading Association honored Sumner County students who were recognized through the Elizabeth Brashears Celebrate Literacy contest. Every year, the Tennessee Reading Association sponsors the “Elizabeth Brashears Celebrate Literacy Awards Program.” Celebrate Literacy is a writing contest that promotes creative writing. Students in grades pre-K through 12 may submit original books to their local council. Books are judged […]

Merrol Hyde making history



Merrol Hyde National History Bowl 1 – Caption: Presentation of top 32 team award, from left: Kanaan Dopp, Jonathan Caldwell, co- captains Alex Copley, co-captain Michael A. Ponce and David Madden, director of the National History Bowl. Photos submitted.Merrol Hyde National History Bowl 2 – Caption: On the White House Grounds, from left: Jonathan Caldwell, Kanaan Dopp, Michael A. Ponce […]

Back in the Day



Palace Theater, 1939, courtesy of Pat Martino-Thacker on the Memories of Gallatin and Its People Facebook Page.

Two charged with sex-related crimes in unrelated cases



In unrelated cases, the Gallatin police charged two people in the last week for alleged sex-related crimes.In the first case, Nichole Hettinger, 37, of 1275 South Water, was charged with solicitation of a minor to observe sexual conduct and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.Police were notified on April 13 about a possible inappropriate relationship between Hettinger and a […]

Vol State students from Gallatin inducted into National Society of Leadership and Success



The National Society of Leadership & Success is an honor society that allows students to create and implement academic and life goals. The following students from Gallatin have completed all requirements and been inducted for the 2014-2015 school year at Volunteer State Community College: Briar Atkins, Wendy Garcia, Alyssa Hildebrand, Samuel Johnson, Mason Mears, Carlie Pride, Megan Ratliff, Arika Thompson, […]