Junior football seeks perfect season, Homecoming contest is Thursday Junior football seeks perfect season, Homecoming contest is Thursday

Logan Denbow scored three touchdowns and had two interceptions to lead Chester County to a 36-6 victory over Trinity Christian in junior high football. The game was played at Eagle Stadium.
CCJHS, 6-0, now looks for a perfect season when they host Oakland West in Chester County's Homecoming contest at 6:30 p.m. tonight, Thursday. Homecoming festivities get underway at 5:45 p.m.

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  • Junior football seeks perfect season, Homecoming contest is Thursday Junior football seeks perfect season, Homecoming contest is Thursday

    Logan Denbow scored three touchdowns and had two interceptions to lead Chester County to a 36-6 victory over Trinity Christian in junior high football. The game was played at Eagle Stadium.
    CCJHS, 6-0, now looks for a perfect season when they host Oakland West in Chester County's Homecoming contest at 6:30 p.m. tonight, Thursday. Homecoming festivities get underway at 5:45 p.m.

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  • One airlifted after collision One airlifted after collision

    A tractor-trailer and SUV collided near the intersection of Highway 22 and Pugh Loop around 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23. One passenger from the SUV was airlifted to the hospital. Highway Patrol Trooper Dwayne Stanford responded to the wreck, and no information was available from THP at press time.

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  • Barbeque Festival Fun Barbeque Festival Fun

    Chloe Forsythe of Lexington and Taylor Reid of Jackson joined hundreds Saturday in celebration of the 37th Chester County Barbeque Festival.

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  • Barbeque days are here Barbeque days are here

    Cooler weather has arrived in the local area just in time to enjoy the Chester County Barbeque Festival.
    Presented by the Henderson/Chester County Chamber of Commerce, the event begins Friday and concludes Saturday night.

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  • Truck goes airborne at McDonald's Truck goes airborne at McDonald's

    A white Silverado pickup truck ran through the fence surrounding McDonald's restaurant on E. Main and came to a stop after striking a shed belonging to a house behind the restaurant.

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  • Local family appears on Family Feud Local family appears on Family Feud

    A local family took part in the game show Family Feud last week, winning $20,000.

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  • Head-on collision Head-on collision

    There were no serious injuries reported following a two-vehicle head-on collision Monday at 4225 Old Friendship Road.

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  • CCHS blanks South Side CCHS blanks South Side

    Chester County dominated play from the first play to the very end to hand South Side a 48-0 loss Friday in Jackson.

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School Board to pursue recovery of Sportsplex funds
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Local board member earns TSBA honor
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County Commission to discuss sidewalk project
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Trustee's office announces changes
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Car show benefited fallen aviators
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Chester County seniors visit three museums Sept. 26
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Only Yesterday-Henderson visited by burglars
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Henderson police officer speaks to Retired Teachers
Henderson police officer speaks to Retired Teachers

Chester County Retired Teachers Association met for their regular meeting on Sept. 17 in the lobby of the Brown-Kopel Building on the campus of Freed-Hardeman University.

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Deanburg Community News
Deanburg Community News

I hope everyone is enjoying this cooler weather as I am.
Can you believe it? This is the last week of September. Only about 13 weeks till Christmas! But let's not talk about that. It just seems like every year flies by faster.

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Enville Community News
Enville Community News

Happy belated birthday wishes go to Madison Hatch and Sue Poff on Sept. 18; Pat Presgrove on Sept. 19; Nalani Broderick on Sept. 20; James Gerald Vinson on Sept. 21; Jo Martin on Sept. 22; Jennifer Martin and Branden Martin on Sept. 23; and Jenny Yates and Karee Stolisteimer on Sept. 24.

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Montezuma Community News
Montezuma Community News

The Morrison reunion will be held Sept. 28 at the Montezuma Community Center. Pictures will be made. Mrs. Sue Nell Plunk and Mr. David Morrison will be two of the oldest attending. Please come after church, bring your basket of food and enjoy the food and fellowship.

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

Our deepest sympathy and love goes to the family and friends of Dorothy Carroll Young. Dorothy was the manager of the Golden Rule Store in Henderson for a long time.

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Only Yesterday
Fall of the year
Only YesterdayFall of the year
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DEANBURG COMMUNITY NEWS
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No matter the name, salmon cakes - or croquettes - make a delicious meal
No matter the name, salmon cakes - or croquettes - make a delicious meal

Growing up salmon cakes - or croquettes - were one of our "special" meals. They were always a hit, but no one liked to cook them because they made the kitchen smell fishy.

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Republican Party honors Patricia Jones
Republican Party honors Patricia Jones

Patricia Jones, of Henderson, an owner of Jones Lumber Company and Jones Contractors, was named Statesman of the Year for Congressional District 7. Jones received the award from the Tennessee Republican Party.

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Vanderbilt tests world's tiniest pacemaker
Vanderbilt tests world's tiniest pacemaker

Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute is participating in a global clinical trial to test the safety and efficacy of the world's smallest pacemaker.

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Bagels and Bluegrass bicycle ride scheduled Oct. 18 from JSCC
Bagels and Bluegrass bicycle ride scheduled Oct. 18 from JSCC

The 13th Anniversary of the Bagels and Bluegrass Bicycle Century Tour is set for Saturday, Oct. 18 at Jackson State Community College.

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Beyond buy local, invest local

Buy local. It is a well known strategy for small towns. Keeping your grocery money close to home keeps the grocery store close to home.

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Healthy brown bag lunches: Changing the eating habits of your children
Healthy brown bag lunches: Changing the eating habits of your children

According to a recent statistic, 34 percent of preschoolers and elementary school age children do not like vegetables. And for some, fruits are the forbidden foods.

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UT Extension questions and answers: Is there such a thing as "Fall Cleaning?"
UT Extension questions and answers: Is there such a thing as "Fall Cleaning?"

We all know the term, "spring cleaning," but if you are like me the effects of that thorough cleaning I did back in March are long gone.

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Community invited to Youth Town's free Barbeque/Music Fest
Community invited to Youth Town's free Barbeque/Music Fest

Youth Town's annual BBQ/Music Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Youth Town campus at 3641 Youth Town Road in Pinson.

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Dancing to grandma's house
Dancing to grandma's house

Alayna Hannah Davis, as Little Red Riding Hood, performs a dance routine as part of the Chester County High School Marching Eagles Band' half-time performance Friday in Jackson.

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School Mall Fundraiser Winner
School Mall Fundraiser Winner

Xander Roberts is the winner of the Joe Bot robot, from the School Mall fundraiser.

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Top PSO Membership Sellers
Top PSO Membership Sellers

The top sellers for PSO memberships are: (left to right): First place, Charlotte Canaday; second, Kylan King; third, Zoie Pruiett; and fourth, Abba Elway and Lexi Harwell.

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Chester County Junior High News
Chester County Junior High News

Homecoming week will be celebrated next week. For those wishing to participate in dress-up days, Monday will be twin day, Tuesday will be nerd day, Wednesday will be decades day, and Thursday will be blue and white day.

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East Chester Elementary School News
East Chester Elementary School News

East Chester is a busy place!! We have concluded our first period of STAR testing with great results. Our students are doing a wonderful job with reading and math and we hope to keep up all the hard work we have been seeing so far.

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Jacks Creek Elementary School News
Jacks Creek Elementary School News

The Jacks Creek PSO meeting was last week, and plans were made for the annual Fall Festival which will be on Saturday evening, Nov. 8. Ms. Michelle Reddin's class won the room count.

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Lady Lion volleyball opens home season, Beats Harris-Stowe, falls to Missouri Bapt.
Lady Lion volleyball opens home season, Beats Harris-Stowe, falls to Missouri Bapt.

The Freed-Hardeman University Lady Lions battled but came up short against No. 20 Missouri Baptist on Friday afternoon, losing at the Brewer Sports Center in straight sets by scores of 25-22, 25-16 and 25-14.

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Chester County volleyball
Chester County volleyball

Kasie Beene, left, and Brooklyn Davidson eye the volleyball in their District 14-AA victory Sept. 16 over McNairy Central at Eagle Gym.

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Penalty kick shoots out JCS
Penalty kick shoots out JCS

Chester County kept their unbeaten girls' soccer record in tact by winning over Jackson Christian 2-1 with a penalty kick shootout Sept. 22.

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Freed's McCutchen named to NAIA Board
Freed's McCutchen named to NAIA Board

Freed-Hardeman University Athletic Director Mike McCutchen will represent the American Midwest Conference on the newly formed Board of Directors of the NAIA Athletic Directors Association (ADA).

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Chester County Eagles have the week off

Chester County enjoys an open date this week, just in time to take in the Chester County Barbeque Festival downtown.

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Lions win soccer conference opener

The Freed-Hardeman University Lions stayed unbeaten on the season, scoring a 2-0 win over Harris-Stowe State on Thursday afternoon in St. Louis, Mo.

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Unbeaten stretch ends for Lady Lion soccer

The Freed-Hardeman Lady Lions saw their five-match unbeaten streak come to an end on Saturday as they dropped a 3-0 decision at defending conference champion Columbia (Mo.).

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