Jack R. Bulliner passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.
An Enville man has claimed the million dollar prize from a Feb. 20 Powerball drawing. George Moore purchased the winning ticket, hitting all five balls in the regular drawing, but missed the Powerball.
The City of Henderson Fire Department has scheduled a Tennessee Fire and Code Academy class. This is a 64-hour basic firefighter class, and will take place beginning March 24 at the HFD, 505 Sanford Street, in Henderson.
Former Chester County Clerk and Master of Chancery Court Cornelia Hall will be honored with a retirement reception from 2-4 p.m. Friday, March 14, at the Criminal Justice Center Chancery Court courtroom.
The Chester County Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 10 at the Criminal Justice Center on Eric Bell Drive.
During Freed-Hardeman University’s annual Black History program, Thursday, Dr. Ann Saunders and Jean Marilyn Hogan were honored and gifted with memorial clocks.
During 38 years of coaching the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball team, Pat Summitt received hundreds of honors and accolades.
East Chester faculty and staff participated heavily in “Go Red for Women.”
Aptly themed “Discover the Possibilities,” The 2014 Henderson Chester County Chamber of Commerce banquet encouraged chamber members to explore and share ever-increasing possibilities and opportunities within Chester County.
I hope everyone had a great week despite the bad weather first of last week. I’m sure glad we didn’t get as much ice and snow as most of West Tennessee did.
I am writing this on Monday afternoon, March 3. It is so cold with snow and ice in Deanburg. I know most every community in West Tennessee, and beyond, have it too.
Happy birthday wishes go to Tex R. Busby on March 13; Kendall Durbin, Danny Bishop and Rita Caldwell on March 14; Steve Sonnenberg on March 16; John Mooney on March 17; Julie Ooley, Kelly Swafford and Lorrain Burrow on March 18; and Dave McCleod on March 19.
Happy Birthday wishes go to Jimmy Robertson, Pierce Haley, and Rocky Hopper on March 6; Jim Wade, and Emily Weatherington on March 8; Dalton Busby on March 9; Campbell Grisham on March 10; Sarah Creel on March 11; and Jamie Martin on March 12.
Hello to my family and friends. For this is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it! This is a new week, another week for new beginnings, new thoughts and a chance to do things better.
In a continuation of the Chester County Heroes series, the Independent recognizes the ongoing efforts of the CC Exchange Club-Carl Perkins Center for Child Abuse Prevention. The center will hold two of their largest annual fundraisers this weekend, with Memphis Wrestling Friday night and Dinner and Auction Saturday.
Next Thursday, March 17, is St. Patrick’s Day and in honor of the patron saint of Ireland, I prepared one of my favorite British dishes.
I’ve had this week’s recipe in my mental list of “things I want to cook” for more than two years. I don’t know what took me so long to finally get around to making it. It’s easy, delicious and fast. I have to wonder why I’ve been putting it off.
Colton Layden, right, recently had a party for his eighth birthday.
Family and friends of the late Brody Weeks “celebrated” his birthday Friday with a proclamation and balloon release at Memory Gardens, Weeks’ final resting place.
Recently the group Chester County Leadership visited the State Capitol and took a photo with Governor Phil Haslam.
Lions Club student of the month for January was Alyssa Showers from Chester County High School.
Ten students from Korea Christian University in Seoul, Korea, visited Freed-Hardeman University over a span of three weeks. The students attended classes related to their majors, spent time in the dorms and took a day trip to Memphis.
Students at East Chester Elementary took part in a nationwide effort to “Read the Most Coast to Coast” on Friday, February 28.
The Junior High Student Health Council recently presented a check for $100 to the American Heart Association.
Andrew Creech, a junior at Chester County High School, has been accepted to attend University of Tennessee’s Governor’s School for Engineering this summer.
Chester County Junior High Beta Club recently held its sixth-grade induction breakfast.
These students recently participated in the St. Jude Math-a-Thon at Jacks Creek Elementary School.
The Freed-Hardeman University Lions tied the program record for most wins in a season blowing out William Woods in the final regular season game, 89-62, Saturday at the Brewer Sports Center.
The Freed-Hardeman University Lions (27-4) advanced to the American Midwest Conference championship after another offensive outburst, blowing past Benedictine-Springfield 118-86 on Saturday afternoon.
Chester County Eaglettes Adreyana Amos and Paige Pipkin were each named to the All-Region 7-AA team at the conclusion of the tournament Feb. 25 at Eagle Gym.
Dan Creighton tossed his first shutout of the season as the Freed-Hardeman University Lions split a baseball double-header with Benedictine-Springfield Saturday to take the weekend series, two games to one.
The Peoples Bank in Henderson presented the Chester County High School tennis coach Debbie Hames with a check in the amount of $100 this week.
After another stellar week that saw her record the 1,000th point of her career and help lead her team back into first place in the conference standings, Freed-Hardeman’s Hayley Newby has been named both the American Midwest Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week and the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Feb. 23.