Two Boys State delegates were absent last month when Chester County American Legion Post No. 157 honored local Boys and Girls State representatives. Brendan Clayton and Andrew Creech received certificates and medals for their participation in Boys State. Chris Dunbar, Legion Commander-elect, presented the awards in the absence of past-Commander Russell Clayton.
Chester County came close to a state championship in Dixie Softball last week, but came up one game short. At Waynesboro Thursday, the CC Dixie Darlings, coach-pitch ages 7-8, lost to the host team Wayne County 6-3 in the title game.
The long-familiar aroma of their fantastic hamburgers floated through Bell’s Drive In last weekend. The widely popular burger joint was busy as usual, with most tables full of patrons enjoying much of the same menu items they and their grandparents grew up tasting for the last six decades.
Chester County must be the crossroads of America. It seems each year at this time a group or an individual comes through Henderson on a sabatical type journey, sometimes traveling in out-of-the-ordinary vehicles.
Happy birthday wishes go out to Rhonda Privitt on July 23; Chad Harris on July 24; Lottie Long and Trent Harris on July 25; David Gilchrist on July 27; and Pat Dodson on July 29. May the years continue to be good to you.
Happy belated birthday wishes go to Debbie Hanna and Kathleen Yarbrough on July 18; Gretchie Fletcher on July 19; Will Mooney on July 21; and Allison C. Michael and David Wade on July 22; Happy belated anniversary congratulations go to Nathan and Sarah Creel on July 19, and Ray and Monica Garton on July 23.
Chili doesn’t have to be reserved for cold winter days. Many times, it’s just as good in the middle of summer as it is in the winter, and something about a chicken chili seems lighter and more summery.
When it comes to meals for the whole family, it’s often difficult to find something that’s quick, easy and makes everyone happy. Taco night has always been one of my favorite meals that meets all of those requirements, and there are so many ways to customize tacos that it’s hard to make it unappealing.