Rabies vaccinations will be available through April 6 during regular business hours at the following locations in Cheatham County: Cheatham County Animal Clinic, 358 Frey St., Hwy. 49 in Ashland City, (615) 792-4829; New Hope Veterinary Clinic, 5420 Hwy. 41A in Joelton (615) 247-8688; and Pleasant View Animal Hospital, 2525 Hwy. 49 in Pleasant View (615) 746-4070. The cost will be $14 for each animal. For information, contact the Division of Environmental Health at the Cheatham County Health Department (931) 648-7276.

“Dining with Diabetes” classes, a three-week program led by the Cheatham County Extension Office, will begin Tuesday, March 5 at the Senior Center at Ashland City, 104 Ruth Dr. at 3 p.m. and again at 6 p.m.  This class is open to anyone with diabetes, family members of people with diabetes or anyone at risk for diabetes. There is a charge of $20 to cover the cost of food that will be demonstrated. Registration for the program can be made by calling the Cheatham County Extension Office at (615) 792-4420 by March 1. For information, contact Aneta Eichler, (615) 792-4420 or

The Ashland City Civitan Club will meet on Tuesday, March 12 at Noon in the Family Life Center at the Ashland City Church of Christ, 110 Cumberland St. The guest speaker will be author Helga Gussmann McKee. Her recently released book “My Destination USA” details her struggles as a young German girl during World War II. Lunch will be provided. Call (615) 792-2241 to RSVP or email

The Cheatham County Democratic Executive Committee will hold its March meeting on Tuesday, March 12 at 6 p.m. in the Denney Room (second floor) of the Pinnacle Bank, 524 South Main St. in Ashland City. Most of the meeting will be planning for the biennial re-organization convention (scheduled for Saturday, March 30). For information, contact Mike Lottman, Chair, at or call (615) 714-2702.

Creek Wood High School’s 2nd Art’s Nite Out will be held Tuesday, March 12 from 5-7 p.m. There will be performances from choir, band and theater students. There will also be an Art Show and Sale. Admission is free, donations to support the arts will be accepted. The Creek's Cafe will be open with snacks and drinks to purchase.

The annual John E. Mayfield Memorial Fundraiser hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Cheatham County will be held Saturday, March 16 at the Cheatham County Public Library, 188 John E. Mayfield Dr. in Ashland City. The event benefits the Cheatham County Imagination Library and features a 1-mile walk/fun run; entry fee for the walk/fun run is $25 and free for children 12 or younger. There will also be booths, activities, games, and a costume contest for kids age 12; come dressed as a character from your favorite book and win a prize. Sign up begins at 7 a.m. The walk/fun run starts at 9 a.m. The Kiwanis Club pancake breakfast will also be served from 7-10 a.m. for $5.


Joseph Habedank will have a concert on Saturday, March 16 at 6 p.m. at Bethel Free Will Baptist, 2400 Mosely Ferry Rd in Ashland City. For information contact 

Bambi Bandle at (615) 974-1025.

Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Sunday, March 24 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Livery Stables, 1104 Main St. in Pleasant View. Individuals of all blood types – especially type O – are asked to make an appointment to donate blood or platelets by going to or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

The Cheatham County Democratic Party will hold its Biennial Reorganization Convention to elect new leaders on Saturday, March 30 at 11 a.m. at the Senior Center of Ashland City, 104 Ruth Dr. A chairperson, two vice-chairs, a secretary and a treasurer, all to serve until March of 2021, will be elected. For information, contact Mike Lottman, chair, at or (615) 714-2702 or at the county party’s website at

The Cheatham County Central High School Steak Dinner and Auction featuring comedian Chonda Pierce to benefit CCCHS students will be held Saturday, April 13 at the high school. The auction is from 4-6:30 p.m. Dinner will start at 5 p.m. and the show will follow at 7 p.m. Tickets ($30 for a single and $50 for a couple) can be purchased from any CCCHS teacher or at the school’s front office. For information, call CCCHS at (615) 792-5641.

Friends & Family Day with speaker Sam Jones will be held Sunday, April 14 at Sycamore Chapel Church of Christ, 2699 Old Clarksville Pike in Ashland City. Bible Study will be held at 9:30 a.m., followed by a worship service at 10:30 and a Potluck Lunch.

The Cheatham County High School Class of 1972 will celebrate turning 65 with a birthday party on Saturday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Center of Ashland City, 104 Ruth Dr. Music, snacks, cake and soft drinks will be provided. For information and to RSVP, email

The Cheatham County Historical and Genealogical Association meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Cheatham County Public Library, 188 John E. Mayfield Dr. in Ashland City. Presentations are given during the April, July and October meetings. Anyone interested in the history of the area is welcome to attend. For information, email or go to the website at The April meeting’s topic will be the Cheatham County Diggers and a Fall Bake Sale is scheduled for the November meeting.

Parents Day Out program at Ashland City United Methodist Church, 2226 Oak Street, has openings Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.  Call (615) 792-4631 or

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