From Days Past This information being taken from a book written by Arahwana Hendren Ridens named the Dyer County and Newbern Tennessee, A history of the 39 earliest families in Dyer County. Part of this information was extracted from this publication, along with other documents and related stories and oral family histories. We continue with the entries of the McCorkle Diaries and what was entered about the from his perspective as a Newbern business owner. We pick up late in the year of 1878 and continue from our November 2015 issue.

raise awareness for Breast CancerTo raise awareness for Breast Cancer, a few of the City’s men were asked to show off in their pink tutus! Listed left to right, Police Chief Red Barns, Electric Supervisor Sandy Hill, Mayor Olen Parker, Underground Utilities Supervisor Casey King, Street Supervisor, Steve Dodds, and City Recorder Jason Roberts. Looking good, guys! Pink is definitely your color.

City Hall In honor of Thanksgiving, the State Gazette went around and asked citizens what they were thankful for. They made a stop at City Hall and a few of the staff there were happy to share what they were thankful for this year. Shown, left to right (top) Gail Bailey, Kay Rule, (bottom) Norease Mayberry, Lauren Bohannon.

newbern depot The Newbern Depot Museum is getting ready for several Christmas showings, including a new event - A Depot Christmas Marketplace, on Dec. 3rd, Thursday, from 5-9 pm. On this night, the same night as the Newbern Christmas Parade, the depot's large freight room will house around 15 vendors inside, selling a variety of holiday items. Santa will also be present on this day, from 5-7 pm, and on Dec. 6th, from 1-3 pm.

From Mayor Olen Parker

Depot Days was a great success with over 3,000 in attendance. Would like to thank all those involved for it success. I want to also thank all the departments for their help. Many volunteered personal time to make our City Festival a great success.

The Newbern Downtown Safe Room is now fully underway. Demolition of the old structure is complete, the topographical survey has been completed and the design drawings should be completed within the next few weeks.

Please choose from the list below and drop off donations at Highlands and note them for JoAnn Parker.

This information being taken from a book written by Arahwana Hendren Ridens named The Dyer County and Newbern Tennessee, A history of the 39 earliest families in Dyer County. Part of this information was extracted from this publication, along with other documents and related stories and oral family histories. We continue with the entries of the McCorkle Diaries and what was entered about the from his perspective as a Newbern business owner. We pick up late in the year of 1878 and continue from our October 2015 issue.

Programs for ALL ages!

Come join the fun at the library!

The Friends of Tennessee Libraries (FOTL) is pleased to announce that November is Picture Book Month an international Initiative that celebrates picture books for children.

Check out their resources for this month’s celebration at http://picturebookmonth.com/activities/ and http://picturebookmonth.com/celebrate/

The GFWC of TN Newbern Woman's Club, and the Newbern Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 310 East Main, Newbern will be serving lunch every 3rd Tuesday of the each month from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This will be free to all senior citizens and everyone is invited to attend for a donation. Donations help finance the “Reverend George Butter Memorial Food Pantry

The next Dinner will be held on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

COME JOIN US!

Programs for ALL ages!

Come join the fun at the library!