Grace Evangelical to provide VBS

By Mary Nell Coblenz

Children and youth in the French Camp community have a treat in store June 14-17. A dynamic ministry team of youth and adults from Grace Evangelical Church in Memphis will be back for the 6th year … Read more

FCA Alumni Day held May 7

By Johnnie Henderson and Paige Rabun

It was a TBS–Throw Back Saturday–Saturday, May 7, when French Camp Academy alumni from several states and all walks of life met and spent the beautiful, sunny day together.

The business meeting, where more … Read more

Watching fireflies with a Yankee on Jake’s Creek

By Roy D. Hawkins

I was completely aghast when my daughter Jenny announced we were going to spend an evening on our annual family trip to Smoky Mountain National Park watching fireflies at the Elkmont Campground. Nor could I believe … Read more

Area senior fair set for June 16

Senior adults and their families and friends can get a wealth of information on everything from health plans to financial planning at a special community event this month.

The Senior Fair is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 16 in … Read more

Calendar of Events

Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to

Thunder on the Water
June 8-12, Grenada Lake. Food, Fun and Fantastic Entertainment. Presented by the Grenada Lake Association. Details: (662) 226-2571 or

“Exploring Summer Stars”
June … Read more