Since the Charlie Smith Heart of A Lion Award made its debut in 2004, it has been given to the Freed-Hardeman University senior athlete who has demonstrated qualities of courage, determination, hard work, exemplary performance and service to others.
Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott announced Tuesday the promotion of Captain Tony Barham to Major and Executive Officer to the colonel, effective immediately.
Schedule of Events Noon - Kimberlie Helton's School of Voice 2 p.m. - Music 4 p.m. - Gospel Singing - Bob Sumrall, Vicki Dickson, Buel Maness, Macy Morrison, Abbie Bayless, Andrea Holland, Tanya Oliver, Kay Springfield, Frank Bell and Zane Bolton
On Tuesday, May 19, there were 22 seniors that boarded the bus to go on a "Mystery Trip!" They went to Green Frog Village at Bells. Mr. John Freeman and his wife met them there for a tour of the village, beginning at the little chapel.
A cashier's check for $847,215.57 was recently presented to the U.S. Treasury! Peter and Joan Petrasek wanted to express heartfelt appreciation for opportunities to prosper in the world's greatest country, so at their deaths their money went to "America."
I hope you all had a good week. I know some are enjoying a three-day weekend. Memorial Day is a time to reflect on all those who have died serving our country. It is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces.
From the files of the Chester County Independent May 23, 1935 Completed this week The new concrete walk between Main Street and the High School front entrance has been completed and is now ready for use.
You might wonder what is so great about June? For some it is that June is about halfway through the year. The first of June is number 152 of the year if you are counting (153 if it happens to be a Leap Year). That leaves everyone with 213 days until the end of the year.
Several years ago, we took a trip to Estes Park, Colo., to visit the Celtic heritage festival that's held there every year. We had a great vacation, and it was fun to watch the dogs of the British Isles and to find our family tartans. However, one of my husband's favorite parts of the festival was the mini-meat pies.
The Chester County campaign for the restoration of Old Main building on the Freed-Hardeman University campus has made considerable progress, according to FHU Chancellor Milton Sewell. Approximately 86 percent of the $1 million goal has been reached, committee members learned Monday, May 11, at their meeting.
Knowing how to properly store your fruits and veggies can help you keep them fresh longer. A handy chart produced by food safety and fruit and vegetable specialists with University of Tennessee Extension was originally designed as a guide for those who prepare and store foods in commercial settings, like schools, health care facilities or restaurants; but the information can be useful to average consumers, too.
Lane College announced that former 13-time All-Pro linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens Ray Lewis will be the guest speaker at its inaugural Dinner with the Pros, a fundraiser that will benefit the Lane College Athletic Department.