Garner’s wit, wisdom and humor returning to the farm Garner’s wit, wisdom and humor returning to the farm

County employees and friends held a reception Aug. 13 for Johnny W. Garner who is retiring after 28 years as Chester County Clerk. Garner’s seventh and final term in office will end Aug. 29 when Stacy Smith will take the oath of office as county clerk after his election Aug. 7.

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  • Garner’s wit, wisdom and humor returning to the farm Garner’s wit, wisdom and humor returning to the farm

    County employees and friends held a reception Aug. 13 for Johnny W. Garner who is retiring after 28 years as Chester County Clerk. Garner’s seventh and final term in office will end Aug. 29 when Stacy Smith will take the oath of office as county clerk after his election Aug. 7.

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  • Arts in the Alley returns to Downtown Park Thursday Arts in the Alley returns to Downtown Park Thursday

    Arts in the Alley, sponsored by the Henderson Arts Commission, returns to the downtown park Thursday, Aug. 21. Music will be provided by Beyond Blame beginning at 6 p.m. Local students, Austin Varner and Hannah Frank, will take the stage at 8 p.m.

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  • Movin’ back in! Movin’ back in!

    School is officially back in session at Freed-Hardeman University with classes starting on Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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  • Enthusiastic two periods played by Chester Co. in Star Jamboree Enthusiastic two periods played by Chester Co. in Star Jamboree

    Chester County played two enthusiastic periods Friday in the Star Physical Therapy Jamboree, defeating Hardin County 14-0. The unofficial contest was the last of four involving area high school teams that gave a hint of what is in store for the upcoming season.

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  • Chester County Junior High cheerleaders are in sync as the do a dance routine Thursday at Eagle Stadium. Chester County Junior High cheerleaders are in sync as the do a dance routine Thursday at Eagle Stadium.



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  • SOAR assembly promotes positivity at East SOAR assembly promotes positivity at East

    East Chester Elementary School held an assembly on Friday, Aug. 15, to encourage positivity and anti-bullying. Students, teachers, and staff participated in the lively program, which was designed to promote a positive learning atmosphere throughout the school year.

     

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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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  • 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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Flooding at City Hall addressed by board

City of Henderson Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session on Thursday, Aug. 14. Chester County Independent will have video from the meeting available on its website at www.chestercountyindependent.com.

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Chester County eligible for disaster loans

Residents of Chester, Fayette, Hardeman, Hardin, McNairy and Shelby Counties are eligible to apply for Federal Disaster Assistance through the Farm Service Agency.

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Stars lining up for Labor Day weekend show

The Simply Soul Band headlines the entertainment for the second annual Labor Day Weekend parade, picnic and bike and car show.

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Pusser Memorial Drive is Thursday, Aug. 21

The 40th anniversary of the death of legendary McNairy County Sheriff Buford Pusser is, Thursday, Aug. 21.

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Local officials to receive oath Aug. 29

Newly elected county officials will take the oath of office at 9 a.m. Aug. 29 in the Chester County Criminal Justice Center.

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THP schedules driver license roadside safety checkpoints

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a Driver License Roadside Safety Checkpoint at 8 p.m. on Aug. 22 on State Route 100 at State Route 22A  in Chester County.

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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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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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Living on! In death young man blesses with tissue donation
Living on! In death young man blesses with tissue donation

Saturday, May 15, 2004, Dustin Stovall graduated with honors from the University of Tennessee at Martin. His parents, Nancy and Dennis Stovall were there, along with his brother Cody, and Dennis parents.
“That Saturday for us was one of the best days we had ever had as a family,” said Nancy.

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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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Enville Community News
Enville Community News

Come one, Come all this Saturday, Aug. 23. It’s time for our annual Enville Fun Day which starts at 12 noon.

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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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Henderson Community News
Henderson Community News

Hello to everyone! I hope you had a wonderful week. The first thing I would like to do is thank the Lord for another week. It is always great to be with you in your home, on your job and even over seas. To all of our men and women in the military thank you for serving our country!

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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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Fall is just around the corner – Time for apples and nuts, warm spices and tasty bread
Fall is just around the corner – Time for apples and nuts, warm spices and tasty bread

Sometimes the need to bake trumps the amount of time you have in your day, and you need something quick and easy. This apple bread recipe is easy and delicious, and with little preparation time, you will have fresh bread in no time.

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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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Henderson native honored at Salem, Mass. medical center
Henderson native honored at Salem, Mass. medical center

North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) cardiac surgery physician assistant, and Henderson native, Dixie Patterson, received the Outstand-ing Civilian Physician Assistant of the Year award by the Veterans Caucus of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).

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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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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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CHESTER COUNTY JUNIOR HIGH NEWS
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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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CC beats Adamsville in early-season golf match
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CCHS hosts Adamsville again to start ‘14 season
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Deadline is Aug. 28 for District Senior Olympics
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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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