Matt Briley of the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue department recently received the firefighter of the year award (pictured at right ). Ricky Branch (at left) received the attendance award for 2013. Also pictured is fire chief Alan Walls.
The Nashville Fire Department held its annual Christmas Party Tuesday, December 3rd at the Carter Day Training Center. Mike Kinkade who had served on the Department since May 01,1983, retired. Kinkade was presented with an engraved brass fire ax. Service pins were presented to Mike Kinkade for 30 years of service, Gary Funderburk for 30 years of service, Terry Ray for 25 years of service. Two people were not able to attend. Bobby Chambers will be presented a 20 years of service pin and Adam Horn will be presented with a 5 years of service pin. The annual fireman of the year award was presented for the second year in a row to Josh Worley. This award is voted on by secret ballot by the entire department .
Los Agaves Mexican Restaurant held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Thursday. 8 NJHS FCCLA members, including (seated) Olivia Herzog, Gabi Dougan, Kennedy Blue, Peyton Dodd, Grace Talley (standing), Breanna Peebles, Emily McCauley, Bailey Denton earned gold or silver medals at District 5 FCCLA STAR Events Wednesday on the Henderson State University campus in Arkadelphia. All four NJHS FCCLA teams placed first or second and have advanced to state competition in February. Over 200 area students from 25 schools competed in the district competition.
Nashville Primary 1st graders sang Christmas songs for the Nashville Rotary Club on Wednesday.
Nashville Christmas Parade
The Nashville Christmas parade winners are: first place- Boy Scouts/Cub Scouts, second place- 1st Assembly of God, third place- 1st Christian Church.