Clayton Bank to merge with FirstBank

Two of Tennessee's largest bank holding companies have announced they are merging.

Local pastor, teacher assistant charged with rape

Mike Ulmer, 53, pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church and a teacher assistant at the in-school suspension program in Chester County Schools, was charged with two counts of rape and one count of sexual battery.

Envirowclean recognizes waste reduction in industries

Kari Latham and Eric Rowland of Rowland Supply have been recognizing the industries they serve for their contributions to cleaner environment.

Students earn perfect attendance for fall semester

Chester County Schools have released the names of the students who have had perfect attendance for the first semester of school.

The power of nature

A recent thunderstorm demonstrated the power of one bolt of lightning.

All-District Stars

Several CCHS players received post-season honors announced after the tournament Monday.

Excuse me, you are in MY SEAT!

One of Chester County's longest tenured and most loyal basketball fans now has somewhat of a reserved seat at Eagle Gym.

Barham charged with attempted murder

At 2:48 p.m. on Feb. 20, officers with the Henderson Police Department and the Chester County Sheriff's Office responded to a shots fired call in the 400 block of Baughn Street.

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UT's Barnes to headline FHU Sports Advisory Benefit
UT's Barnes to headline FHU Sports Advisory Benefit

Rick Barnes, head coach of the University of Tennessee men's basketball team, will speak at Freed-Hardeman University Thursday, April 27.

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Wrestling returns to Eagle Gym

NEO Products and Hare Financial bring Memphis Wrestling to town on Friday, March 10, at the Chester County High School Eagle Gymnasium.

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City Board to begin gas extension on Sweetlips Rd.

Henderson Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session on Thursday, Feb. 9. The board heard from Chester County High School senior class officers.

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Body found in house fire positively identified
Body found in house fire positively identified

DNA evidence has led to the positive identification of the person found in the debris of a Jan. 24 house fire at 420 Patterson Lane. According to the Chester County Sheriff's Department, the body has been identified as 46-year old Brett Anderson.

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Wrestling to benefit Perkins Center returns to Eagle Gym on March 10

NEO Products and Hare Financial bring Memphis Wrestling to town on Friday, March 10, at the Chester County High School Eagle Gymnasium.

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Chester County Lions Club News
Chester County Lions Club News

The Chester County Lions Club has long had the tradition of honoring those in our community who work hard to add value by giving freely of their time, effort, and energy through volunteerism.

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Ingleside-Pentagon Club February Meeting News
Ingleside-Pentagon Club February Meeting News

The Ingleside-Pentagon Club met in February at the lovely home of Carolyn and Joan Swift.

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Deanburg Community News
Deanburg Community News

I hope everyone in Chester County had a happy week. IF not, keep smiling and make this one a better week. I hope everyone had a nice Valentine's Day.

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Deanburg Community News
Deanburg Community News

Greetings from Deanburg again! Hope everyone had a great week. It sure has not felt like February.

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Enville Community News
Enville Community News

Hello from Enville, I hope you all had a great week! I love this spring like weather. The sunshine is beautiful and the buttercups are blooming everywhere ... are they not gorgeous?

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Enville Community News
Enville Community News

Hello from Enville! I hope everyone had a great week. We sure had an enjoyable weekend. With this weather, how could it be any other way?

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Henderson Community News
Henderson Community News

Hello to my family and friends. It is a new week, a new day and it is always a blessing to be with you! This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it.

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A human experience - "separate but equal" in the same classroom
A human experience -  "separate but equal" in the same classroom

My name is Yvette Baldridge Damron. I grew up in the City of Henderson, in Chester County. My parents are Marcus (deceased) and Mozella Welch Baldridge.

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James's perspective
James's perspective

My name is James A. Webb. I have lived in Chester County my entire life, and I have four sisters and one brother.

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BIG Game winner
BIG Game winner

Anthony Callis, left, of Dyersburg was the winner in the recent Chester County Independent Big Game picking contest.

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Jernigan-Connor Wedding Announcement
Jernigan-Connor Wedding Announcement

Mr. Keith Jernigan of Selmer and Ms. Michelle Jernigan of Henderson, together with Mr. Gaylan and Mrs. Sharon Connor of Henderson, would like to invite family and friends to join in celebrating the marriage of their children, Brittany Paige Jernigan to Mason Drew Connor.

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Senior Center February birthdays
Senior Center February birthdays

Chester County Senior recently celebrated those with birthdays in February.

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Smith - Gibson engagement
Smith - Gibson engagement

Bryan and Renee Smith of Sardis are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rachel Michelle Smith to Hunter Andrew Gibson, son of Jim and Stephanie Gibson of Parsons.

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100K Tree Day Distribution Center will be at extension office

100K Tree Day is the largest volunteer community tree planting event in the history of Tennessee. The Tennessee Environmental Council will distribute 100,000 native tree seedlings across the state of Tennessee.

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CCMS names Students, Teacher of the Month
CCMS names Students, Teacher of the Month

Dominick Williams is the Chester County Middle School Fourth-Grade Student of the Month. Dominick is a joy to have in the classroom as a student but it is also a blessing just to know him.

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Chester County Junior High News
Chester County Junior High News

We congratulate the following students for being nominated and chosen as Students of the Week last week: Scyan Kaneer, Sarai Martinez and Michael Dugan.

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Diplomas awarded two from Eagle Academy
Diplomas awarded two from Eagle Academy

Chester County High School held its inaugural Eagle Academy Graduation on Feb. 18 at Williams Auditorium.

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Jacks Creek Elementray School News
Jacks Creek Elementray School News

It has been another incredible week here at Jacks Creek Elementary School!
Kindergarten has been learning so much this week!

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Career Fair Day scheduled for high school and junior high

Chester County Bank and the Henderson/Chester County Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a Career Fair Day, Friday, March 17, 2017, at Chester County High School.

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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: Chasity Harper, Jeffery Gary, and Keelie Johnson.

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East Chester Elementary News
East Chester Elementary News

We have had a great week at East Chester!
Kindergarten has been learning all about Tennessee.

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CCHS dominates, takes third place
CCHS dominates, takes third place

Four Eaglettes scored in double figures as Chester County defeated Bolivar Central 72-59 Monday in the consolation game of the District 14-AA Girls' Basketball Tournament.

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Improved CCHS closes season with district loss
Improved CCHS closes season with district loss

Chester County needed one more shot to continue their basketball season Thursday.

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Still Number ONE!
Sylman's 29 lift Lady Lions Saturday
Still Number ONE!Sylman's 29 lift Lady Lions Saturday

The Freed-Hardeman University Lady Lion basketball team cruised to its 25th straight victory of the season Saturday, rolling to a 94-40 win over Central Baptist College at the Brewer Sports Center.

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Baptist schools slow down Lions
Baptist schools slow down Lions

The Freed-Hardeman University Lion basketball team dropped a second straight game Saturday night at the hands of Central Baptist College, as the Mustangs defeated the Lions 78-64 at the Brewer Sports Center.

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CCHS plays where?
CCHS plays where?

The District 14-AA basketball tournament begins this week with four play-in games involving lower-seeded teams.

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Eaglettes fall to fourth place
Eaglettes fall to fourth place

With a chance to advance as high as second place in the district standings, Chester County's Eaglettes lost their last two high school basketball games of the regular season, and fell to fourth place heading to this week's district tournament.

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Guske pitches, Young hits, Lions win home opener
Guske pitches, Young hits, Lions win home opener

The Freed-Hardeman University Lion baseball team set their sights on another Top 25 opponent Friday and they did not disappoint, as they were able to take down No. 14 Campbellsville with a final score of 7-2 in their home opener at Carnes Field.

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