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Scarlet Ravens say good-bye to their queen after four years
Mary Drumwright, queen of the first Red Hat Society in Maryville will be moving to Hawaii on November 29. A farewell luncheon was held at the Lakeside Tavern on Wednesday, Nov. 8. It was a fun day, but also a sad day for the Scarlet Ravens, they were having to tell their queen good-bye. Queen Mary started the first society in Maryville in June of 2002 with four members. The chapter grew very fast, so Mary helped to start up several new chapters. There are now 14 chapters in Maryville. The Scarlet Ravens will miss her, but wish her well on her move to Hawaii.

Todd Davis family welcomes their first son
His Halloween outfits were ready for him, so Price Edwin Davis got a few days head start on the holiday season by making his appearance on Oct. 28.

The first child of Todd and Whitney Davis was born on Oct. 28, 2006, weighing 8 lbs., 5 ounces and 21 inches long.
Grandparents are Mike and Ibby Davis and Jack and Joann Potter, all of Maryville. Carle and Connie Davis of Maryville are the proud great-grandparents.

Dorsie Tallent celebrates 100th birthday
Dorsie Tallent celebrated her 100th birthday on Thursday, Oct. 26 in Maryville. She is a Knoxville resident and was born in Grainger County. Dorsie is the mother of children Hazel Tallent Haws, Louisville, James W. Tallent, Knoxville, and a deceased daughter, Betty Tallent Davenport.

She has four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Dorsie was married to Cecil B. Tallent for 65 years at time of his death in 1989. She worked at Standard Knitting Company and sold Sarah Coventry jewelry. She attributes longevity to love of her family and her faith.

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