CCHS announces 2017 Honor Scholars

Chester County High School released the names of the 2017 Honor Scholars who will graduate this year.

Great American Cleanup!

Chester County Solid Waste and Recycling Department recently sponsored local participation in the Great American Cleanup.

Leadership Chester class visits state capital

Leadership Chester Class of 2017 visited the state capital March 1 and met with various state leaders including Gov. Bill Haslam and State Representative Steve McDaniel.

Makin' Music 2017 celebrates 40 years

Freed-Hardeman University is preparing for the 40th anniversary of Makin' Music, a campus-wide musical event set for April 7-8.

CCHS baseball
Eagles roll against non-district teams

Chester County baseball took on a pair of non-district teams last week and came away with a pair of victories.

FHU's title dreams dashed in quarters

The overall No. 1 seed Freed-Hardeman University saw its unbeaten season and hopes for a first national championship come to a dramatic end Saturday, as the Lady Lions fell to No. 3 Campbellsville 73-70, in the quarterfinals ...

Cloud named Region teacher of the year finalist
Cloud named Region teacher of the year finalist

For the third straight year, a Chester County teacher has been named as a Region Level finalist for the statewide Teacher of the Year.

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WestStar hosting African American Leadership Conference

The University of Tennessee at Martin WestStar Leadership Program will host the 19th-annual African American Leadership Conference from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., April 18, at the STAR Center, located at 1119 Old Humboldt Road in Jackson.

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Eagles' Edge announces Open House April 7

Since September 2016, the Chester County school system, along with many volunteers, has been working to repurpose the house and property just west of the high school campus at 275 Jacks Creek Street, behind Jack's Restaurant.

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Relay for Life Pageant scheduled for April 7

The Relay for Life Pageant will be held Friday, April 7, at Chester County Middle School Williams Auditorium.

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Relay Survivors' dinner is April 1

The 2017 Relay for Life Survivors Dinner will be held from 4-6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the Chester County High School cafeteria.

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Holy Week services begin April 10

Henderson First United Methodist Church will host their annual Holy Week services the week of April 10. Each service will being at noon and will feature a guest speaker from one of the local congregations.

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Come one, come all ... to the Chester County Exchange Club-Carl Perkins Center's Annual Dinner and Auction

The Chester County Exchange Club - Carl Perkins Center's Dinner and Auction is Saturday, April 22 at Freed-Hardeman University's Brewer Sports Center.

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Chamber hosts career fair for students
Chamber hosts career fair for students

Henderson-Chester County Chamber of Commerce hosted a career fair at Chester County High School on Friday, March 17.

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B L T - Beautiful Loving Teacher
(Tribute to Margaret Bingham - A+ Excellent)
B L T - Beautiful Loving Teacher(Tribute to Margaret Bingham - A+ Excellent)

A beautiful smile can make your day, rain or shine. She made mine and others including, students, teachers, principals, superintendents, cooks, janitors and staff. A quote which describes her well is, "Smile and the world will smile with you."

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Olin receives McDonalds' Crew Person of the Year award
Olin receives McDonalds' Crew Person of the Year award

On March 23, Henderson's McDonalds Restaurant recognized Debbie Olin as Crew Person of the Year 2016 for the Great Southern Region.

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Deanburg Community News
Deanburg Community News

It is Monday as I am writing this, and the weatherman says 81 degrees for the high today. But later in the week it is a little cold again. What a winter we have had! But it is spring now, so hopefully it will begin to level out.

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Enville Community News
Enville Community News

Hello from Enville! Spring has arrived and as I write this, it is such a gorgeous day the Lord has given us. I know you readers were just as happy as I was to finally welcome the long awaited spring.

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Enville Community News
Enville Community News

Hello from Enville! I hope everyone had a great week. Spring break is almost over, and I hope everyone is having so much fun and will be ready to hit the books come Monday.

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Henderson Community News
Henderson Community News

Hello to my family and friends. It is a blessing to be with you one more day. It is here, "Spring." Monday, March 20 was such a beautiful day.

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93 but drives like 19!
93 but drives like 19!

Clyde Beshires of Silerton celebrated his 93rd birthday on March 6, a birthday he shares with his grandson, Lance Beshires.

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Civitans donate to 'wish list'
Civitans donate to 'wish list'

Civitan President Stephen Morris presents a $250 check to Chester County special education teacher Jamie Hurst to purchase 'wish list' items for her classroom.

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Eastern Star installs new officers
Eastern Star installs new officers

Order of the Eastern Star No. 120 of Henderson recently held its installation of officers for 2017-18.

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Retired Teachers met March 15 at Brenda's
Retired Teachers met March 15 at Brenda's

On March 15, members of the Chester County Retired Teachers Association were luncheon guests at Brenda's Restaurant of WesTN Bank.

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Seniors celebrate March birthdays
Seniors celebrate March birthdays

Seniors celebrated March birthdays at the center March 9. Thanks are extended to Beverly and Eddie Morton, March Birthday Sponsors.

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Shiloh Park to commemorate 155th battle anniversary
Shiloh Park to commemorate 155th battle anniversary

Shiloh National Military Park will commemorate the 155th anniversary of the battle by offering a variety of real-time hikes and interpretive programs, from Wednesday, April 5, through Sunday, April 9.

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Three from Henderson to perform in Coppelia
Three from Henderson to perform in Coppelia

Three Henderson dancers have been chosen to dance in the Ballet Arts, Inc. spring production of Coppelia April 1-2 at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in Jackson.

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Middle School celebrates "Mad About Science"
Middle School celebrates "Mad About Science"

On Thursday, March 9, faculty, staff, students and family members of Chester County Middle School joined together for a Science Night.

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Jacks Creek hosts Parent Involvement Night
Jacks Creek hosts Parent Involvement Night

Parent Involvement Night at Jacks Creek Elementary School included group singing and McKinna Nowell and Addison Tedford singing solos for the second and third grade song, "All About that Book."

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Noah's Ark Preschool celebrates Dr. Seuss's birthday
Noah's Ark Preschool celebrates Dr. Seuss's birthday

Noah's Ark Preschool's Community Helper for the month of March is local librarian Nancy Canada.

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Chester County Junior High News
Chester County Junior High News

We congratulate the following students for being nominated last week and chosen as Students of the Week: Alisha Bernal, Khloe Weaver and Hannah Stoneman.

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East Chester Elementary News
East Chester Elementary News

East Chester Elementary is on Spring Break! We were so excited to end our week on Friday with a Leader in Me assembly.

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Jacks Creek Elementary School New
Jacks Creek Elementary School New

We had a great last week before Spring Break at Jacks Creek Elementary School!
Kindergarten had a great week! We are learning all about spring through writing and other activities and continuing to practice those important reading and math skills.

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Pride talks "Black History"
Pride talks "Black History"

Chester County Junior High recently had a Black History Program.

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Sweeping the diamond
Lady Lion softball takes pair of DHs
Sweeping the diamondLady Lion softball takes pair of DHs

After trailing 2-0 to start both games of the double header Monday, the Freed-Hardeman University Lady Lion softball team regrouped and found their bats late in each game to sweep Central Baptist College with a 3-2 victory in the opening game followed by a 3-2 win in the nightcap.

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Cross, Mallory named NAIA All-America
Cross, Mallory named NAIA All-America

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Thursday the 2017 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball All-America Teams. and among those selected from Freed-Hardeman University as First-Team All Americans were Taleeah Cross and Kim Mallory.

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Neal named Marine Corps/WBCA National NAIA Coach of Year
Neal named Marine Corps/WBCA National NAIA Coach of Year

Freed-Hardeman University women's basketball head coach Dale Neal is the 2017 United States Marine Corps/WBCA National NAIA Coach of the Year, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association announced Tuesday.

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CCHS tennis bumps McNairy in opener
CCHS tennis bumps McNairy in opener

The Chester County High School boys' and girls' tennis teams recently started off their season with a victory over McNairy Central.

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Junior High spring sports
Junior High spring sports

Chester County Junior High concluded its girls' volleyball season last week with a home match against University School of Jackson.

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CCHS girls' softball
Eaglettes have fun versus Dyer teams

Chester County High School's girls' softball team had fun recently in pair of contests against teams from the county of Dyer.

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CC softball opens with four victories, but falls in Whitehead tourney semis

Four victories were not quite enough last weekend as the Chester County High School softball team opened its season in the Sara Beth Whitehead tournament at Jackson.

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