Volume 51, Number 36

ten pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, September 4, 2014

Grant money will purchase new computers for Pickett Library

Grant money will purchase new computers for Pickett LibraryPictured above at left State Representative Kelly T. Keisling, Lori Winningham, and Pickett Executive Johnie Neal.
Representative Keisling presents a check from the Secretary of State's Office to the Pickett County Library to purchase new computers and other electronic equipment.
The funds are part of the Tennessee State Library and Archives grant program that promotes the use of technology in rural areas.
"Libraries in rural areas play an especially important role in connecting citizens with the resources and opportunities that are often times isolated to urban areas," stated Representative Keising. "These grants will go a long way toward providing vital access to computers and the internet, which is particularly helpful in some of the areas that were hit hardest during the recession."

TOP STORIES

New City officials sworn in - The newly elected city officials began their positions on Monday, September 1st. Mayor of Byrdstown ... Keep Reading

Smith pleads guilty to theft and perjury in criminal court - During the most recent session of the Pickett County Criminal Court, Johnny Bryan Smith, 38, of Byrd... Keep Reading

Junior High Bobcats dedicate their season to “Cheetah” - submitted by: Brian TompkinsThe Jr. High Bobcats kicked-off their season in Celina on August 21st su... Keep Reading