Lame duck commission approves tax referendum, raises for commissioners Lame duck commission approves tax referendum, raises for commissioners

Chester County Commission resumed discussion of the tax referendum on Monday, Aug. 11, after recessing its July 28 meeting to give commissioners more time to research the proposal.

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  • Lame duck commission approves tax referendum, raises for commissioners Lame duck commission approves tax referendum, raises for commissioners

    Chester County Commission resumed discussion of the tax referendum on Monday, Aug. 11, after recessing its July 28 meeting to give commissioners more time to research the proposal.

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  • Seaton claims Mayor’s seat for a second time Seaton claims Mayor’s seat for a second time

    The winner for mayor of Chester County is incumbent Dwain Seaton for his second term.

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  • Most incumbents returned to office Most incumbents returned to office

    Dwain Seaton Sr. held off three challengers Thursday to retain his seat as Chester County Mayor for four more years. Seaton and most incumbents were returned office as Chester Countians went to the polls in almost record numbers Aug. 7 in the general election.

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  • Lighting up the bypass: Intersections on 100 bypass receive lights Lighting up the bypass: Intersections on 100 bypass receive lights

    Changes are coming for the Hwy. 100 Bypass. Since its completion, motorists have complained about dark, unlighted intersections and expressed concerns about the dangers of driving on the bypass at night.

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  • Gator Speedway is family racing Gator Speedway is family racing

    Need your “fix” of racing but don’t want to travel 30-40 miles to a full-size track? Want to experience the thrill in a family atmosphere? The answer for both questions is waiting right here in Chester County.

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King grateful for second term
King grateful for second term

Jerry L. King won a second term as Chester County Road Supervisor Thursday with 2,473 votes, defeating challenger E.O. “Tiny” Carnell (R) with 1,556. Carnell was attempting to regain the seat he had held for the previous 16 years before losing his office to King in 2010.

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County commission sees changes

A recessed meeting of the Chester County Commission met Monday night, but the next time the commission meets four new commissioners will be seated for the first time.

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City Board to discuss repairs due to flooding problems in City Hall

Henderson Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14, in the council chamber of Henderson City Hall.

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Safety urged in school traffic

School resource officers are urging drivers to use caution in congested areas around schools as the new school year gets underway.

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Jacks Creek Community News
Jacks Creek Community News

One hundred thirty-eight Jacks Creek residents exercised their right to vote Thursday. I was number 14. Our poll workers were Sharon Connor, Clara Stanfill, Linda Tacker, Jimmy Connor, Barbara Rhodes and Sylvia Grissom.

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Deanburg Community News
Deanburg Community News

We are wishing a happy birthday this week to Thomas Dees II, Pat Rose and Will Couch on Aug. 13; Kenny Mays on Aug. 16; Phillips Mays on Aug. 17; Richard Mainers and Peyton Rowland on Aug. 18; and on Aug. 19 Woodie Deming, Dorothy Bratcher, Kim Ross, James Melton and George Storyknight. Aug. 19 is a big day.

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Henderson Community News
Henderson Community News

Hello to everyone! As always it is good to be here with you another week and I count it a blessing because you know this is the day the Lord has made let us rejoice and be glad in it.

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Hickory Corner Community News
Hickory Corner Community News

The Hickory Corner Community has lost another good man, Mr. Denny Maness. Our deepest sympathy goes to Bernice and family. Keep them in your thoughts and prayers. This family very much appreciated the meal provided for them at the center.

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Montezuma Community News
Montezuma Community News

There will be a benefit for Mae Marsh Howell Saturday, Sept. 20 at the high school. A lot of activities will be planned in the coming weeks.

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New Friendship & Glendale Community News
New Friendship & Glendale Community News

On our prayer list this week are Robert Brewer, Joanne Altier, Pam Priddy, Maxine McCaskill, Adam Wise, Joanne Sells, LaVerne Lott, Clyde Butler, Josephine Hinson, Jean Latham, Marie Cody, William Vickrey, Minnie Austin, LaVerne Austin, Teresa Seaton, Dobber Dyer, Shirley Rietl, Frenzola Morris, Randy Miller, Gerald Stanfill, Carolyn Potter, Sammy Ross, Charles Stovall, Shirley Holder, our military personnel and their families, the disabled, the shut-ins and the homeless in the world; and keep praying for world peace.

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Sweetlips Community News
Sweetlips Community News

Minnie Franklin of Dickson, was recently here to visit her daughter, Dianne Williams. I met her about five years ago. She doesn’t look as if she has aged a day. She is 88 and has an absolutely flawless complexion. I have more wrinkles than her and I’m a good bit younger!

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Fresh from the garden – Cooking with vegetables you grow or can is its own reward
Fresh from the garden – Cooking with vegetables you grow or can is its own reward

I’m not a trained chef, nor have I ever taken a cooking class. I didn’t hone my cooking skills under the guidance of a world class chef. I learned to cook in my grandmother’s kitchen, and I’ve been working to improve my technique ever since.

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Nice day for a walk in the park
Nice day for a walk in the park

Reasonable temperatures and a nice breeze made for a good time just to take a walk in the park Monday on the new walking track at Gene Record Henderson City Park.

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Stefanski – Emerson to marry Aug. 30
Stefanski – Emerson to marry Aug. 30

Gary and Jean Stefanski of Skillman, N.J. would like to announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Lauren Stephanie Stefanski to Brandon Kirby Emerson, both of Brentwood.

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Explore Peterhof: Home of Russia’s Peter the Great
Explore Peterhof: Home of Russia’s Peter the Great

Peterhof, the magnificent winter home of Peter I, also known as Peter the Great, (1672-1725) is often called the “Versailles by the Sea.” Known as the favorite residence of czars, the palace is an example of 18th – 19th century architectural style.

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UT Extension questions and answers: Another stitch in time
UT Extension questions and answers:  Another stitch in time

On Aug. 5, I had the opportunity of attending my second “Mini-Conference” with 12 outstanding Family Community Education (FCE) members from Chester County. I had been looking forward to this event for some time.

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Cotton Transition Assistance

Cotton Transition Assistance Program enrollment begins next week. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency Administrator, Juan M. Garcia, announced last week that farmers can enroll in the Cotton Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) from Aug. 11 through Oct. 7. (See www.usda.gov/farmbill)

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Get a move on

The older you get the more you find ways to avoid exercise, says the Association of Mature American Citizens.

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JSCC Open House scheduled for Aug. 16
JSCC Open House scheduled for Aug. 16

Jackson State Community College will host an open house event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 on the main campus at 2046 North Parkway. This is an opportunity for new and returning students to finalize details before the beginning of the term.

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Chester County Junior High News
Chester County Junior High News

Our new school year has gotten off to a GREAT beginning! Students, faculty and staff have all diligently begun the new routines and we are looking forward to a successful year.

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East Chester Elementary School News
East Chester Elementary School News

We’ve had a wonderful beginning to the 2014-15 school year at East Chester. We want to welcome four new teachers to our building.

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Jacks Creek Elementary School News
Jacks Creek Elementary School News

Thanks to those who attended the PSO meeting and Open House last Monday evening. President Brandi Cherry mentioned the PSO membership drive which starts on Monday, Aug. 18.

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West Chester Elementary News
West Chester Elementary News

We’ve had a great first week back to school at West Chester! We appreciate all of the parents helping to make the back to school transition as easy as possible in the mornings and afternoons.

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Jackson State takes lead in cybersecurity research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a grant of $385,136 to Jackson State Community College to support a puzzle-based cybersecurity learning project. The ultimate goal of this project is to enhance defensive skills of front-line technicians in the area of cybersecurity.

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STAR Therapy Jamboree is Friday at Eagle Stadium

The annual high school football jamboree is at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15 at Eagle Stadium in Henderson. For the eighth year it is sponsored by STAR Physical Therapy.

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‘Yes on 1’ 5K is Sept. 13

The Chester County ‘Yes on 1’ 5K race/walk is scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 No Xcuse Fitness on Front Street.

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Fifth Annual Hall of Fame Scramble set for Sept. 19

The Freed-Hardeman University athletic department will host the fifth annual Hall of Fame Classic Golf Scramble on Friday, Sept. 19.

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Follow Me Golf Classic is Sept. 9 at Bent Tree

The Fourth Annual Follow Me Celebrity Golf Classic, being presented by the Jackson Madison County African American Chamber of Commerce (JMCAACC), is a four-player scramble, which raises funds for the chamber’s Follow Me Into Business® youth development program, and will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Bent Tree Golf Course in Jackson.

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Pinkout to benefit ACS

Farm Bureau is sponsoring a “Pink Out” Oct. 31 at Eagle Stadium when the Chester County Eagles host McNairy Central in the final regular season football game of the high school season.

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