Category Archives: Dru’s vues, too!

Dru’s vues, too! by Drucilla Smith Fuller

Dr. Elizabeth Cato picked home grown tomatoes for friends who gathered to honor her late husband Pat Patrick on the second anniversary of his death.                 - photo by Bill McCarty

Love letter; remembering Pat Patrick

  Love Letter: Property Assessor Vivian Wilhoite knows how to put a spin on her presentations. “Did you get something from us in the mail?  It wasn’t that we were…

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Sanctuary city bill, Judge Coleman and Dutchman’s Curve

Ordinance 739, nicknamed “the sanctuary cities bill,” dominated discussion at John A’s usually low-key July breakfast.  Looming large was the Thurs., July 6 final Metro Council’s vote. Opponents took John…

Friend of Belmont Al Nisley strums one of the guitars on display at Belmont's Gallery of Iconic Guitars.  ---photo by Kate Mosley

Iconic Guitars, China Lights and Les Kerr

Iconic Guitars: Steven Kern Shaw was the grandson of Jerome Kern who composed such classics as “Ol’ Man River,” “The Way You Look Tonight” and “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes.”…

Hillsboro High School Coach Maurice Fitzgerald greeted Green Hills Rotarian Becky Sharpe.

New Hillsboro High School Coach seeks to instill values in youth

Meet Coach Fitzgerald:  New Hillsboro Coach Maurice Fitzgerald instills more than football moves in young men.  He instills values such a how to be a good father, a good son…

State Rep. Bo Mitchell (L) looks on as House Democratic Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh     (center) speaks at Nashville's progressive L Club. Political powerbroker Bill Freeman (R) introduced Fitzhugh, urging him to announce his 2018 run for governor.

2018 state-wide races attract new candidates; Alan Shuptrine exhibit opens

Gov. Fitzhugh:  Influential Democrat Bill Freeman has picked House Democratic Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh for governor in 2018 — should Fitzhugh decide to run. Fitzhugh won the Davidson Democrats’ Jackson…

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Launching business careers, Old Hollywood fundraiser

Launching business careers, Old Hollywood fundraiser Launching Careers: Tired of your adult kids “finding themselves” while still living in your basement? Has Profes- sor Bart Liddle got the program for…

(l-r) Master of Ceremonies John Young with TNRHoF inductee Lin Folk and directors Paul Tinkle and Chip Chapman.

Broadcaster Lin Folk Inducted into Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame

Radio Hall of Fame: Lin Folk was among the first voices heard in the ’60s when WPLN-FM, Nashville’s public radio station, went on the air. Folk, who recently celebrated her…

Belle Meade Police Officers (l-r) Keith Samol and Wes Baker were honored recently along with Police Chief Tim Eads at St. George's Episcopal Church. Looking on behind them are church members Lucious Carroll and Sue Claxton.	    - photo by Dru Smith

Officers honored and a Councilman seeks interim judgeship

Interim Judge: Metro Councilman Sam Coleman (33) joined Metro insiders enjoying the biscuits and gravy at John A’s recent political breakfast. Coleman is seeking a May 16 Council appointment as…

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Granny White sighting in Belle Meade

Granny White: “There really was a Granny White,” according to local performance artist Elizabeth Corker. She appeared costumed from bonnet to pipe at a St. George’s Episcopal Church Prime Time…

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Pioneer broadcaster Lin Folk celebrated her 100th Birthday

World War II veteran Lin Folk thanked the crowd who gathered to celebrate her 100th birthday at The Meadows Senior Living Community. “People have asked me what’s it like to…