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March, news of The Butterfly Foundation in  Waynesboro breathes life into the legacy of little Ryleigh Stegall by helping families in need.  We discovered at least one way you probably would NOT want to use QR codes, those funny looking little black and white squares that pop up everywhere.  Also in the March print edition, we give a scoop on de-bunking internet rumors.

Ol’ Don is not your regular guy whittling on the porch.  You will enjoy reading about our local artist, Don Burgdorf and his passion for creating laughable wood carvings.

Contact Ol' Don for a personalized wood carving. Unique gift and made in America.

Look closely, he may add your likeness to his next creation.  In Columbia a fantastic community effort is underway to restore a historic downtown theatre remembered by many who hail from the region:  The Polk.  Even better, you can help!  Brush up on the history of this venue then roll up your sleeves and pitch in.

In 1951 the Polk Theater was a focal point of downtown Columbia. Now, an effort to restore the building as a cultural arts center is underway.

Centerville’s endeavor to add a Minnie Pearl bronze to their newly renovated courthouse, dedicated as the Cultural Arts Center of Centerville.  Make an online donation at and have your business or

Regional artist Jennifer Grisham is to be commissioned to create a model of a bronze statute for Centerville's fund raising effort.

family name forever a part of the public square in Hickman County.

Wow, so much is happening in our region.  Know of a story we need to tell?  Drop me a line.

–Becky Jane Newbold, Publisher

About Becky Jane Newbold

Becky Jane Newbold thrives on new experiences and is always on the lookout for new stories to tell. Whether she is riding her motorcycle, photographing wildlife attracted to her garden, creating original works of art or enjoying home-cooked meals with her family, Becky Jane’s passion is staying current with fresh, innovative ideas. Raised in the newspaper industry, she is committed to truth in media. See more at

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