Triple Jack In The Pulpit on the Loop Trail. (Photo by Jim Caldwell)
Freeman Curbow sent in this picture of a young purple martin learning to fly. Curbow said he has more than a dozen gourds in his yard that bring martins in ever year. Once the young have hatched and can fly, they leave the area.
First District Commissioner Wendall (Buster) Lewis was elected Budget Chairman, and Property Assessor Randy Yates spoke to the board about the amount of money estimated to be brought in by each penny on the tax rate.
Two students from Copper Basin High School will head to Motor City this June to represent Tennessee against students from all 50 states in the prestigious 2014 Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills National Finals.
Students in Ms. Renee Webb’s Life Connections class at Polk County High School recently completed a program called PICK (Premarital Interpersonal Choices & Knowledge) a Partner, also known as How to Avoid Falling for a Jerk.
Spring was in the air over the weekend, with blue skies and temperatures in the 60s. This crocus, one of the first spring flowers each year, poked its head out in Delano to bring some color to an otherwise dismal landscape.
Wildlife Committee members from Polk and surrounding counties met with local lawmakers, wildlife commissioners, and TWRA last Tuesday to discuss the need to revisit hog hunting regulations in Tennessee.