City, juvenile court recognizes Sgt. Rhodes, Henderson receives all-clear on audit report City, juvenile court recognizes Sgt. Rhodes, Henderson receives all-clear on audit report

Henderson Board of Mayor and Aldermen postponed its regular November session from Thursday, Nov. 13 to Monday, Nov. 17, due to scheduling conflicts with a majority of the members.

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Essary's hosts Open House
Essary's hosts Open House

Essary's Florist, on East Main Street, held a holiday open house Saturday.

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FHU Benefit Dinner still on board with Cosby
FHU Benefit Dinner still on board with Cosby

Freed-Hardeman University's annual Advisory Board Benefit Dinner is planned for Friday evening, Dec. 5. Billed as the largest one-night fundraiser in the state of Tennessee, the event annually raises in excess of $1 million for student scholarships.

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Only 14 Days until Christmas parade arrives in town

The Henderson/ Chester County Chamber of Commerce will present the Annual Henderson Christmas Parade at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4 in downtown Henderson.

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Early deadlines announced for Thanksgiving holiday issue

The offices of the Chester County Independent will be closed Thursday and Friday Nov. 27, and 28, in celebration of the Thanksgiving holidays.

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Lawsuit filed against county, sheriff, others

A lawsuit has been filed against Chester County, Chester County Sheriff Blair Weaver, former Madison County Sheriff David Woolfork and numerous others by Kevin Carnett.

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School board to meet Thursday, Nov. 20

Chester County Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, in the conference room at the Board of Education offices.

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Correction ...

A story in last week's Chester County Independent incorrectly stated the total voters in the August 2014 General Election.

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Leadership class helps out at Gleaner's
Leadership class helps out at Gleaner's

Leadership Chester County Class of 2014 recently volunteered at the Gleaner's House.

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Deanburg Community News
Deanburg Community News

I hope everyone had a great week. The snow was pretty Monday when I got up, but I am thankful it was not too bad. It is an early winter for us.

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Henderson Community News
Henderson Community News

Hello to everyone! 1 Ch. 16:34, "O give thanks unto the LORD; for He is good; for His mercy endureth for ever." I would like to take this time out just give thanks for all that we have here in the United States of America. Yes, a day of celebration of Thanksgiving Day is upon.

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Hickory Corner Community News
Hickory Corner Community News

We woke up to a dusting of snow on the ground Monday morning, but it was great to see the sun shining.
This cold weather is most unusual this time of year, but good news is, it is going to warm up in a few days.

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Jacks Creek Community Club News

The Jacks Creek Community Club met on Thursday, Nov. 13, with 25 members present. The meeting place was beautifully decorated with a Thanksgiving d├ęcor, along with Veterans Day materials and information.

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Jacks Creek Community News
Jacks Creek Community News

For snow records: Thursday, Nov. 13, brought our first snow flurries with light sleet and ice. Rain drizzled most of Sunday, but on Monday, Nov. 17, a light dusting of snow hung on bushes, and covered pansies.

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

We express our sincere sympathy and love to the family and friends of Jo Ann Ross Altier. She grew up in the Mifflin community and graduated from Chester County High School in 1952.

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Moonlighting for holiday mad money
Moonlighting for holiday mad money

Josh Coy is not really a lab rat, but he did consider it for extra income this time of year so he could buy his girls whatever their heart desires for Christmas.

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Tradition - The holidays aren't complete without our favorite dishes
Tradition - The holidays aren't complete without our favorite dishes

Every family has its own traditions for holidays and special occasions. My love of cooking began with helping my grandmother prepare holiday dinners.

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Jesse Blake Emerson birth announcement
Jesse Blake Emerson birth announcement

Justin and Jenifer Emerson are proud to announce the arrival of their son, Jesse Blake Emerson.

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Locks of Love donation
Locks of Love donation

Makenzie Briley, of Springville, recently donated 10 inches of her hair to Locks of Love.

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Thanksgiving: The art of getting together
Thanksgiving: The art of getting together

While trying to find a friend's home in a sub-division, I stopped a young woman out jogging and asked, "Do you know where the Jones family lives? I think it's on this block."

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UT Extension questions and answers: Is your dog at risk during the holidays?
UT Extension questions and answers: Is your dog at risk during the holidays?

Last week, I wrote an article about how to keep the weight off of us humans during the holidays. But what about our pets?

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"A Southern Style Christmas," USJ's Holiday Mart is coming this weekend

In the south we love tradition, and one holiday tradition in West Tennessee is the University School of Jackson's Holiday Mart.

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Creative Kids visits Le Bonheur
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EAST CHESTER ELEMENTARY NEWS
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FHU's nursing program receives official accreditation from CCNE
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Honor Choir
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Independent supports Library fund
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JACKS CREEK ELEMENTARY
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JACKS CREEK PSO
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Dozen from CCHS named to all district football team
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FHU SPORTS
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High school cage season underway
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High school cage season underway
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Junior Eaglettes take down Northeast
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Lions strong late again in defeat of Crowley's Ridge
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Special Needs basketball announces signups
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