Commission recesses to debate tax referendum Commission recesses to debate tax referendum

Chester County Commission met for its July session on Monday, July 28. All commissioners except Barry Hutcherson and Joe Melaro were present.

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Rick Rickard - Candidate for County Commissioner, District 4, Chester County (Those who vote at West Chester Elementary School)
Rick Rickard - Candidate for County Commissioner, District 4, Chester County  (Those who vote at West Chester Elementary School)

“A vote for the future of Chester County”

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Haslam announces future site of State Veterans Cemetery
Haslam announces future site of State Veterans Cemetery

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder Thursday announced the future site of the 50th state veterans cemetery will be in Parkers Crossroads.

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Heavy rains bring city to a halt
Heavy rains bring city to a halt

More than three inches of rain fell in less than an hour on Wednesday, July 23. The torrential rainstorm caused widespread flooding throughout Henderson and even contributed to the failure of the Henderson power substation.

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Deanburg Community News
Deanburg Community News

Hello everyone! I hope you’ve all had a great week.
Birthday wishes this week go to Doris Siler on Aug. 1 and Alex Evans on Aug. 3. Have the best birthday every.

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Enville Community News
Enville Community News

Happy Birthday wishes go to Leah Haley, Aubrey Garton, Nicole Thompson and Fred Senseman on July 31; Rebecca Ashbrook and Thomas Gilham on Aug. 2, Harold Finley on August 3; and Wanda Finley on August 6.

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Henderson Community News
Henderson Community News

Hello to everyone! It is a blessing to be here with you another week for this is the day the Lord has made!
Well it is a new month, August is here, and what does that mean? For the children and teachers here in Chester County the vacation is over.

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Jacks Creek Community News
Jacks Creek Community News

Our Chester County election will be held on Thursday, Aug. 7. Jacks Creek residents (second District) will vote at Jacks Creek School. It is a privilege to have the right to vote, so give thanks for having this right and vote for candidates of your choice.

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Montezuma Community News
Montezuma Community News

The Montezuma Community Center meeting is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 4.
On Friday night, July 18, Mike and Marsha Barclay barbequed a feast for the family to celebrate Max Reddin’s 90th birthday.

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

Our deepest sympathy goes to the family and friends of Larry Vestal. He has lived in the New Friendship Community all his life and has owned and operated a machine shop by Hilltop Fire Station for several years. He will be sadly missed.

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Common Core brings uncommon response
Common Core brings uncommon response

Our students, children and youngsters are for the most part our most valuable and important resource. Here in Henderson, especially, our children are put first and foremost, and we revere and look up to the educators of this town. This is the opinion of the majority of parents with school age children in Chester County.

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Summer vegetables have a new life in gumbo
Summer vegetables have a new life in gumbo

Is meal planning getting boring? Do you need a change from your regularly scheduled dinner? Here’s a recipe that might give your boring meals a boost.

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CCHS 1946 held class reunion
CCHS 1946 held class reunion

The Chester County High School Class of 1946 held its class reunion Saturday, July 19 at Whiskers Café with 12 class members present.

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CCHS 1949 held 65th class reunion
CCHS 1949 held 65th class reunion

The Chester County High School Class of 1949 held its 65th class reunion Saturday, July 12 at Whiskers Restaurant.

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Justice Lee visits Henderson, refutes drive against judges
Justice Lee visits Henderson, refutes drive against judges
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UT Extension questions and answers: What do I do now?
UT Extension questions and answers: What do I do now?

Over the past couple of weeks, the UT Extension office has received more than a few inquiries about garden issues, particularly about tomatoes, and controlling Japanese beetles.

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Aug. 3-9 proclaimed National Farmers Market Week

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared Aug. 3 through 9 as “National Farmers Market Week.” Throughout the week, USDA will celebrate our nation’s thousands of farmers markets, farmers who make them possible and the communities that host them.

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Bethel University schedules commencement on Aug. 2
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FHU education professor speaks at summer conferences
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FHU to welcome students Aug. 16
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Free help offered for drug-addiction recovery
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Shannon Riley becomes MOS Certified
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Fifth Annual Hall of Fame Scramble set for Sept. 19
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Iron Arms Competition is Saturday at Williams
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Lion baseball adds three Tennessee standouts
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Lions sign two golfers
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