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Carroll County Imagination Library
Approximately 1,229 children in Carroll County ages 0-5 received books from the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in July 2022.
If you know a child not receiving books please visit https://governorsfoundation.org or call the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce at 731-986-4664 to enroll.
SafeWise Ranks Huntingdon in Top 10 Safest Cities in Tennessee 2022
The 2022 safest cities in Tennessee has been released on “SafeWise”. SafeWise uses FBI crime statistics data, demographic information and the results from their State of Safety research study.
Huntingdon has been ranked the 10th safest city in Tennessee in 2022. In 2021, Huntingdon was ranked the 12th safest city in Tennessee, so Huntingdon has moved up two spots in the rankings.
For more information, please visit https://www.safewise.com/blog/safest-cities-tennessee/#Violent_Crime.
Bethel University Accepting Athletics Hall-of-Fame Nominations
The Bethel Athletic Department and the University take great pride in the Athletic Hall of Fame. Each October during Homecoming week, the University honors individuals who have excelled as athletes, team members, coaches and staff, or contributors.
Nominations will be accepted until September 1, 2022, with the enshrinement to be set on Bethel’s Homecoming weekend.
Bethel Director of Athletics Brad Chappell commented, “Bethel Athletics is very proud of our current Hall of Fame membership and we want to make all of our fans and alumni aware of the process of nomination. We have several deserving candidates that simply need to be included and that is where we depend on our fans and alumni to make us aware of who still needs to be added. At this point we are looking at those that graduated in 2012 and prior are eligible for nomination.”
To submit your nomination, please go to https://bethelathletics.com/Athletic_Hall_of_Fame_Nomination_Form.
Carroll County Drive-Thru Community Baby Shower – August 24
There will be a free Carroll County Drive-Thru Baby Shower with goodie bags, door prizes and more on Wednesday, August 24th at 11:30 am – 1:30 pm at the Carroll County Civic Center. Participants must live in Carroll County and be pregnant or have a baby 3 months of age or younger. You must register to be guaranteed a goodie bag. Registration deadline is August 15th. Register online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/carroll-county-community-drive-thru-baby-shower-tickets-370621838897?aff=ebdssbdesrsearch. This event will be hosted by Healthy Families West TN, Carroll County Community Advisory Board and the Carroll County Health Council.
For more information, please contact Public Health Educator Robyn Hatler: [email protected] or call 731-986-1990.