gallatinnews 2016-01-11

Master Gardener training scheduled



Interested in learning more about growing vegetables or improving your home landscape? Want to share your gardening knowledge with others? The Master Gardener program offers both opportunities for gardeners. The Tennessee Extension Master Gardener program is a volunteer service program provided by the University of Tennessee Extension. The program serves Tennesseans with home horticulture information and recruits new volunteers for […]

St. John Vianney 6th grader earns award



The 2nd Quarter Medal of Honor winner is Christian Kernell, a sixth grader at St. John Vianney School. Christian was nominated and won because of his honesty and integrity. During the announcement assembly, his Social Studies teacher, Mrs. Casey Raybourne, said that Christian was 100% forthcoming and honest about an incident that took place even though he knew there would […]

Sumner Academy 3rd grader earns bike



Sumner Academy third grade student Parrin Stephens was the winner of the Gallatin Noon Rotary bicycle at the end of December.Students are awarded Super Citizen cards each week based on their display of a specific characteristic trait. The character trait for December was benevolent.Parrin was chosen for her benevolence as well as for being loyal, kind, and considerate to her […]

UT Martin names local students to Fall Semester Chancellor’s Honor Roll



The outstanding academic achievements of undergraduate students at the University of Tennessee at Martin have been honored with publication of the Fall 2015 Chancellor’s Honor Rolls for the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, College of Business and Global Affairs, College of Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences, College of Engineering and Natural Sciences and the College of Humanities and Fine […]

Sobriety checkpoint planned for week of Jan. 24



The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting sobriety roadside safety checkpoints during the week of Jan. 24, 2016 on Hwy 31E in Sumner County.Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills more than 16,000 people and injures 305,000 others every year in the United States.Troopers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. Troopers will target those who […]

Don’t Lie for the Other Guy



“The Constitution shall never be construed… to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms.” ~ Samuel Adams, who “stirred men’s souls” for American independence, 1722-1803In Nashville and elsewhere in our nation, there are billboards with the image of wrists in handcuffs, and this message:”Buy a gun for someone who can’t, buy […]

Inquiries went unanswered at Office of Open Records Counsel, audit shows



The Office of Open Records Counsel, which lost its full-time director in 2014, had a mounting backlog of 603 inquiries dating back 18 months in September, according to an audit by the state comptroller released yesterday.”Based on procedures performed, due to lack of resources, the Office of Open Records Counsel is currently experiencing a significant backlog in reviewing and responding […]

IRS Must Now Use Private Debt Collectors–Know Your Rights



On Dec. 4, 2015, President Obama signed a new law requiring the IRS to use private debt collectors. Congress had previously authorized the use of private debt collectors, but such use was not mandatory. If you currently owe taxes, you need to know how the new law works and, more importantly, and how to protect yourself from scammers.Your tax bill […]

Billy Beal



Mr. Billy Beal, 66 of Westmoreland, passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016.Funeral services for Mr. Beal will be conducted Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 at 1 p.m. from Woodard Funeral Home with Bro. Willie Bowling officiating. Interment will follow in Miller’s Chapel Cemetery.Visitation will be Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 from 11 a.m.to 9 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 from 10 a.m. […]

Public Notices week of January 4, 2016



___________PUBLICATIONIN CIRCUIT COURT OF SUMNER COUNTY, AT GALLATIN, TENNESSEEOFFICE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT CLERKCOREY ALAN STINSONPETITIONERMISTY DAWN STINSONRESPONDENT83CC1-2006-CV-29025It appearing from the bill filed in this cause, which is sworn to, that the respondent’s whereabouts are unknown, however her last known address was 4114 Old Hwy 52, Lafayette, TN 37083, thertefore she cannot be served with the ordinary process of law […]