Tennessee State Park Restaurants To Celebrate Father’s Day

Monday, June 2, 2014

Tennessee State Parks invite you to spend time with family and friends to celebrate dad’s big day and enjoy Tennessee’s natural wonders at one of eight state park restaurants serving a Father’s Day Buffet on Sunday, June 15. Buffet selections and prices will vary, ranging from $14.95 to $17.95. Prices do not include drink, tax or gratuity. Special prices for kids and seniors over 62 are available. Group reservations are recommended.

“Our beautiful state parks are the perfect location to spend Father’s Day,” Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill said.

“From hiking and fishing to golfing and boating, our parks offer a variety of activities to enjoy with the family after a great meal at the park restaurant.”

The Father’s Day Buffet will be available beginning at 11 a.m. until closing at the following state park restaurants:

·        Cumberland Mountain State Park – (931) 484-7186

·        David Crockett State Park (Lawrenceburg) – (931) 762-9541

·        Fall Creek Falls State Park – (423) 881-5241

·        Henry Horton State Park – (931) 364-8205

·        Montgomery Bell State Park – (615) 797-3101

·        Natchez Trace State Park – (731) 968-8176

·        Paris Landing State Park – (731) 642-4311

·        Pickwick Landing State Park – (731) 689-3135





Tennessee Tourism Tops 100 Million Visitors

For the first time in history, Tennessee travel has exceeded 100 million domestic person stays; it was announced by the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development on Tuesday. Tourism results for 2014 reported by D.K. Shifflet & Associates confirm a record-breaking year for Tennessee tourism. D.K. Shifflett & Associates is a national syndicated and custom travel research ... (click for more)

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Dinner On The Diner A Mother's Day Must Do

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is expanding the number of dinner train dates it will be running in 2015.   "Our dinner trains are one of the most requested excursions we provide during the year and people can't get enough of the experience", said Steve Freer, spokesperson for TVRM.  "The quality of the food, combined with the unique atmosphere of dining in ... (click for more)

Mayor Berke To Give State Of The City Address Monday Night

Citizens across the community are invited to attend Mayor Andy Berke’s second annual State of the City address, which will be held Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the ballroom of the Chattanoogan Hotel. The event is free and open to the public. “The State of the City is an important time to celebrate our accomplishments, discuss our challenges and chart a new course together,” said Mayor ... (click for more)

Anonymous Facebook Posters Pose Possibility Of Signal Schools Separating From Hamilton County School System

"Should Signal Mountain Schools separate from the Hamilton County School System?"   That’s the question posted on a Facebook page titled, simply, Signal Mountain Independent School District.   The creators of the page do not identify themselves. “(W)e certainly don’t want our kids dragged into the issue or targeted for special treatment by any ... (click for more)

The Heart Of A Teacher Makes A Difference - And Response (2)

In less than four weeks, I expect to be one of 216 graduating seniors from East Hamilton School. One could say all possible variables help a student rise to the highest levels in school; but a student is more than his environment or genetic code. He is a mixture of his own propensity and dedication to academics, coupled with a systemic team of mentors who give their all as a student’s ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The P.S. To A Sad Story

Back in the days when we were determined that the Chattanooga News-Free Press would have the best sports section in the country, I was traveling a whole lot. For example, back then I would be leaving today or tomorrow for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, this after hardly recovering from a week spent at The Masters. And, as it happens with those who are constantly in search for tomorrow’s ... (click for more)