Category: Community Service

Chili Cook Off Tonight


Think your chili is the best around? Tonight you’ll have your chance to prove it as again the city rallies around Ricky Quinn, a dedicated city employee who is also a volunteer firefighter.  Ricky is fighting neck and head cancer…

Making La Vergne Home


Yesterday, I asked some questions and got some very good answers. I urge you to go read the comments there and start thinking about what you can do to help. I would be glad to help anyone who wants to…

Shelter Available Tuesday Night


With strong winds and big storm predicted to roll in around midnight tonight, the Box 100 volunteer group is opening the Multipurpose Building behind City Hall beginning at 10:00 p.m.  If you need shelter, the building is across from the…

BAD Weather Approaching


From the mayor, NOTICE:  Box 100 has opened the Multipurpose Building behind City Hall for anyone seeking shelter from the major storms heading our way.  This is for Thursday, February 24th.

Mashup: Toy Drive & Swearing-In


For today’s new word, let’s explore Mashup.  According to Urban Dictionary.com, mashup is “v. To take elements of two or more pre-existing pieces of music and combine them to make a new song. n. A song comprised of elements of…

Contacting Animal Control


First, thanks to the many kind words today from people passing by our table at the Trail of Treats (some photos to follow).  One person asked if the city has any animal control officers and I promised to link some…