Saturday, October 30, 2010

Big event reminder

Today is the grand re-opening of the Smyrna Bowling Center.

Nashville, TN. The Smyrna Bowling Center in Smyrna, TN will be hosting a re-grand opening of "THIS END" from which the ceiling collapsed on Jan 30th at 2am due to the snow and ice. We have been open with our 36 lanes and with the re-opening of " THIS END" will put us back to our 52 lanes..

A family friendly festival will include: Smyrna Police Department, inflatables for the children, fire trucks, D.A.R.E child id kits, pony rides,bungee ru, door prizes, contests, vendors, The Tennessee National Guard display including a Hummer and rock climbing wall, and much more at the Smyrna Bowling Center from 11a-6pm. The children are asked to come in costume so the can trick or treat outside with the vendors.

Everyone will be getting one free game and shoes when they come during this time. We have made alot of changes to the center and hope everyone stops in for a visit.
Be there!!!

Friday, October 29, 2010

Let's make Smyrna shine.....

I wanted to let everyone know that tomorrow Oct. 30th is the grand re-opening event of "THIS END" at the Smyrna Bowling Center. This is a family event with pony rides, inflatables, many vendors, and everyone gets one free game and shoes from 11am till 6pm. Also WSMV and WTVF will be coming by tomorrow to fill their stories for the news so we are asking everyone come out and show Nashville that we support local events. Let's make Smyrna shine!!!

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Event reminder for tomorrow

The Lions Club will be co hosting their Bean Dinner tomorrow and it is for a good cause.

Smyrna Lions in conjunction with The Smyrna Senior Citizens Center
Annual Bean Dinner
Will be held Friday October 29th 2010 from 11am - 1pm @ Life Point Baptist Church in Smyrna
tickets are $5.00 which includes beans, Dessert and a Drink.
Carryouts are also available (Does not include drink)

For more information and tickets contact Project Chairperson Ed Garner (615)415-2595 or click the link below to send an e-mail

This is a good cause and I hope you take the time to be there.

Event reminder for the kids

Tonight
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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Wow!

This story about a Smyrna resident has it all. It includes murder, a faked death. misidentified remains, and cocaine trafficking.

Bruce Alan Littleton of Smyrna, TN was indicted on murder charges in 2000 and pled guilty in October 2001 to second degree murder for killing “Andrew.” Another hitchhiker, Joel McElroy, was traveling with Littleton when Bluitt was murdered. McElroy also pled to charges related to his role in the crime and was sentenced to several years in prison.
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Tennessee. He strangled Bluitt with a belt under the Tennessee River Bridge in Humphreys County. Littleton kept the body in the backseat of his car under a blanket for two days at his apartment in Smyrna. Then Littleton drove to Grundy County, staged a car crash, put Bluitt’s body in the driver’s seat, poured gasoline in the car and set it on fire.
I'm glad to know his family can finally put the victim to rest.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Help wanted and needed

As the holidays grow near can you spare some time to assist a local good cause?

NEEDED: Volunteers (s) for the Food Bank. Contact Barabara Hale at 355-0697 if you can assist them, especially on Friday!!! Carton packing is needed most.
A little time can help a lot of people.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Get your costumes ready

You have a few days remaining to get your childrens costume ready for this years ball.

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Tomorrow

Friday, October 15, 2010

Question of the day 5

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce have posted online questions and the answers from 4 candidates for council and 2 candidates for mayor certain questions. There are no posted answers from Lance Lee and Ben Johnson.

Question 5
What do you feel is the #1 issue facing the Town of Smyrna in the next 5 years, and how do you intend to address said issue?

The answer can be found on their website on this PDF page. Why PDF? No idea.

Ham ham ham

From the Smyrna Tennessee facebook page

Smyrna Rescue Squad is hosting a Ham Breakfast this Saturday at the squad building in Smyrna...get stuffed with a good breakfast and enjoy Depot Days on Front Street from 10-6.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Question of the day 4

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce have posted online questions and the answers from 4 candidates for council and 2 candidates for mayor certain questions. There are no posted answers from Lance Lee and Ben Johnson.

Question 4
What is your vision for the Town of Smyrna in 10 years?

The answer can be found on their website on this PDF page. Why PDF? No idea.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Question of the day 3

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce have posted online questions and the answers from 4 candidates for council and 2 candidates for mayor certain questions. There are no posted answers from Lance Lee and Ben Johnson.

Question 3
If elected, what would you like to see accomplished while in office?

The answer can be found on their website on this PDF page. Why PDF? No idea.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Question of the day 2

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce have posted online questions and the answers from 4 candidates for council and 2 candidates for mayor certain questions. There are no posted answers from Lance Lee and Ben Johnson.

Question 2
What experience qualifies you for your position?

The answer can be found on their website on this PDF page. Why PDF? No idea.

Country ham breakfast Saturday

Make plans. What event this supports was not specified, but having someone else cook for you and meeting your neighbors is part of the fun.

A big country ham breakfast will be served from 6 to 10 o'clock Saturday morning at the Smyrna Rescue Squad building, 203 Front St.

The menu will include country ham, biscuits, gravy, eggs, grits, sausage links and hashbrown potatoes with coffee and orange juice.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Question of the day 1

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce have posted online questions and the answers from 4 candidates for council and 2 candidates for mayor certain questions. There are no posted answers from Lance Lee and Ben Johnson.

Question 1
Why are you running for office?

The answer can be found on their website on this PDF page. Why PDF? No idea.

Tonight is the night

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Event reminder

This is Fire Prevention Week and the Smyrna Fire Department has an open house scheduled for kids and adults alike.

The Smyrna Fire Department will be hosting an Open House at our Station #1, 401 West Enon Springs Road on Sunday, October 10th from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.

Some of the activities at the Smyrna Fire Department’s Open House:
Fire Safety Smoke House, Internet Safety, Jumpers, 911 Emergency Call Simulator, Children Finger Printing, Balloons, Blood Pressure Checks, Car Seat Safety, Hot Dogs/Pop Corn/Drinks, Home Safety and Memory Pictures.
Fire Prevention Week is actively supported by fire departments across the country. For 88 years, fire departments have observed Fire Prevention Week, making it the longest running public health and safety observance on record.
Have fun.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Sports Auction This Sunday

Christmas for the Children fund-raising efforts are held throughout the year by agents at Bob Parks Realty, LLC. The Smyrna office held two car shows earlier this summer, while other offices have horse shows, golf tournaments, and even yard sales.

Our big event, however, is coming this Sunday! Starting at 6:00 p.m. at Buffalo Wild Wings on Sam Ridley Parkway, a sports memorabilia auction will be held. The auction features signed Titans jerseys and footballs, including a regulation size football signed by Steve McNair. In addition, there will be other amazing items like two beautiful guitars donated by Gibson and two stadium seats from the Dallas Cowboys.

This auction is being held immediately after the Titans - Cowboys game on Sunday, so be sure to stop by to enjoy some wings and then bid on some amazing items!

For a copy of the full auction catalog, "friend" Bob Park Realty - Smyrna on Facebook and scroll down to the catalog online!

All proceeds from the auction will go toward buying toys and clothing for children in our community whose families need a little more help during the holidays.

See you at the auction!

Big event Saturday

One of the many services that the Smyrna Rescue Squad does for our town is acting the role of host. Be if for a charity host, an annual event, they are there to assist in times of need. This Saturday evening they will be the host of a Spaghetti supper and auction for a very good cause.

Spaghetti Supper
Silent Auction

Barry Sargent was diagnosed with cancer June 22, 2010. He is a husband, father of three, and a friend.

Please join us October 9th at Smyrna Rescue Squad building from 4-8pm. 203 Front St Smyrna, Tn. The silent auction will end at 7pm.

Spaghetti plates will be $5.00 per person. All proceeds will go to the Sargent family for medical and living expenses.
It is how people come together when in need that defines a community. These Cat Fish fries and Spaghetti dinners show that Smyrna still cares.

Grand reopening Oct 30th


After the weight of snow collapsed part of the Smyrna bowling centers roof they had to rebuild. Well Oct 30th is the big re-opening of the center with new lanes and a lot of fun planned by our own Mark Gunn.

Mark gunn 615-220-0902
email

Nashville, TN. The Smyrna Bowling Center in Smyrna, TN will be hosting a re-grand opening of "THIS END" from which the ceiling collapsed on Jan 30th at 2am due to the snow and ice. We have been open with our 36 lanes and with the re-opening of " THIS END" will put us back to our 52 lanes..

A family friendly festival will include: Smyrna Police Department, inflatables for the children, fire trucks, D.A.R.E child id kits, pony rides,bungee ru, door prizes, contests, vendors, The Tennessee National Guard display including a Hummer and rock climbing wall, and much more at the Smyrna Bowling Center from 11a-6pm. The children are asked to come in costume so the can trick or treat outside with the vendors.

Everyone will be getting one free game and shoes when they come during this time. We have made alot of changes to the center and hope everyone stops in for a visit.

For more information on being please contact Mark Gunn 615.220.0902
Mark has moved mountains to help plan this event and more. The more is that with this experience and other events he has done he now is starting his own event planning business. Take a bit of time to drop by and get a view of what he can do for you. Details on his business to be posted in the future.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Candidate forum

The candidate for Smyrna political office will be part of a forum held by the Smyrna AM this coming Monday at the Smyrna Town Centre.

The forum, which will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Smyrna Town Centre, will offer candidates a chance to answer a series of questions from Smyrna A.M. Editor Taylor Loyal, who will moderate the event. Smyrna A.M. is a weekly publication distributed to Smyrna residents on Wednesdays inside The Daily News Journal and The Tennessean.
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The forum will give candidates an opportunity to share their opinions on a variety of issues and explain their reasons for running.
This will be televised so you can watch it at home.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Do Lions eat beans?

The Smyrna Lions Club will be co-hosting the annual bean dinner at the end of the month and you might want to leave your schedule open.

Smyrna Lions in conjunction with The Smyrna Senior Citizens Center
Annual Bean Dinner
Will be held Friday October 29th 2010 from 11am - 1pm @
Life Point Baptist Church in Smyrna
Tickets are $5.00 which includes beans, Dessert and a Drink.
Carryouts are also available
(Does not include drink)

For more information and tickets contact Project Chairperson Ed Garner (615)415-2595 or click the link below to send an e-mail

All proceeds will benefit Sight Conservation Projects and The Smyrna Senior Citizens Center
Local events like this you can be sure that they are helping people in your community.

Tickets are NOW AVAILABLE.

A mayoral meet and greet

Saturday, October 2, 2010

3 or 5

My column next week mentions briefly that the town of Smyrna is proposing widening Weakley lane to 3 or 5 lanes. This would be from Sam Ridley to just were the residential area starts past the national guard armoury.

For those interested the town has put online in PDF form the two proposals, 3 and 5 and you can download and view them to see what you think. If you have an opinion please take a moment and give the council a call or drop them an email. They need to be informed of your thoughts in this process.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Take a walk tomorrow

This sounds like a cool way to introduce your child to the snails, lizards, and frogs that will become part of memories they will cherish for a lifetime

Wilderness Walk at 10am Oct 2nd
FREE
Sharp Springs Natural Area near the
Jefferson Pike entrance
Smyrna Parks Staff and TWRA team up to provide a free program the introduces native fish and animals to the community along with an informative walk down the greenway and crafts for the kids.
This is put on by the Smyrna Parks and Recreation. I think this summer they really have dome a great job of making the parks system a welcoming place for the families.