Leadership Hickman is currently seeking 12 county residents who are interested in learning more about their community and who want to make it an even better place to live.
Leadership Hickman is a personal development program designed to motivate participants to develop and enhance the quality of their leadership in addressing pertinent community needs in Hickman County. It consists of nine, 1-day seminars running from September through May. Program days cover topics including: government structure and services, education and community development, agribusiness, and a tour of a successful neighboring community.
Applications and tuition for the 2016-2017 class of Leadership Hickman must be submitted by August 15, 2016. To download the application below. For more information about Leadership Hickman, contact the Mandy King with the Chamber of Commerce at (931) 729-5300 or Brenda Pfieffer with Vision Hickman at (931) 729-5953.
“Cookin’ in Keg County” includes hundreds of pages of recipes – including one for moonshine, and a set of stories about the importance of “white lightning” to families here in early part of the 20th Century. The 300-page cookbook was compiled by the Hickman County Chamber of Commerce, which is selling it for $12 at its office on the Public Square in Centerville. The moonshine stories come from interviews with James Hassell, Junior Bates and John T. Givens, whose families were involved with the backwoods industry during a time when living off the land was the only work available for many folks. The cookbook’s cover, designed by artist Dodie Lovett, depicts a scene at a still.
The 24th Annual Grinders Switch Music & Arts Festival will be held Septemer 10th from 10am until 11pm. We typically have approximately 2,500 attend the festival yearly. If you are interested in becoming a vendor please download the registration paperwork below and send it to the Hickman County Chamber of Commerce. If you have questions please call us at (931) 729-5300.