Polk County, TN 4-H Members attend 2015 4-H Congress

Polk County 4-H Members

By: R. Greg Paxton

The Annual Tennessee 4-H Congress was held recently in Nashville. Representing Polk County was Leah Greenwood and Jonathon Pippenger. Accompanying the 4-H Members was 4-H volunteer Wilma Jean Pippenger. The Congress Theme for 2015 was “Tennessee 4-H: Building Foundations for the Future”. At congress, 4-H members … Continue reading

Four nations competing in the sky for Pan American Gliding Championship At McMinn County Airport

Photo by Maria Szemplinska

Pilots from four nations will race gliders in the upcoming first Pan American Gliding Championship at the McMinn County Airport. The event was originally scheduled to take place at the Chilhowee Gliderport in Delano but has been moved to Athens because of some recent surface upgrade at the Chilhowee site. … Continue reading