Henderson man arrested on murder charges in W. Va. Henderson man arrested on murder charges in W. Va.

A Henderson man that was arrested in Decatur County on Dec. 25, 2014, in an injury crash incident that resulted in the death of his wife, has been charged with related out-of-state offenses.

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Zippy's joins Chamber of Commerce
Zippy's joins Chamber of Commerce

Zippy's celebrated joining the Henderson/Chester County Chamber of Commerce with an Open House and Ribbon Cutting on Saturday, May 23.

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Arts in the Alley entertained by Molly Ramone
Arts in the Alley entertained by Molly Ramone

Celtic rock band Molly Ramone entertainment Thursday, May 21, at the Henderson Arts Commission's Arts in the Alley in the downtown park.

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Barham promoted to Major, named executive to Colonel
Barham promoted to Major, named executive to Colonel

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.

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Senior Citizen News

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.

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Relay for Life is this Friday, May 29 - 11 a.m. until 12 midnight, Chester County High School

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

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School board to hold special called meeting

Chester County Board of Education will hold a special called meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, in the Board of Education meeting room.

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Relay for Life is May 29

11 a.m. until 12 midnight
Friday May 29
Chester County High School

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HHR celebrates Nursing Home Week
HHR celebrates Nursing Home Week

Henderson Health and Rehab recently celebrated National Nursing Home Week with a free barbeque for the residents and community.

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Ribbon cutting officially welcomes Midwest Heat/Air
Ribbon cutting officially welcomes Midwest Heat/Air

Mark Malecha cuts the ribbon officially opening Midwest Heating and Air. Midwest, a Rheem dealer, performs maintenance, service, controls and refrigeration for commercial or residential customers.

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Deanburg Community News
Deanburg Community News

Here's wishing everyone a great week coming up!
On our prayer list this week are Nella Rush, Sandra and Tommy Landers, Winna Knipper, Edra Barnett, Celia Murley, Esther Murley and Deborah Moody.

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Deanburg Community News
Deanburg Community News

I hope everyone had a happy and safe Memorial Day.
Happy birthday wishes this week go to T.J Appling on May 27; Sharon Mays on June 29; June Davis on June 1; and Megan Landers on June 2.

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Enville Community News
Enville Community News

Happy birthday wishes go to Linda Phillips and Misty Fortune on May 22; Pat Cates, Eugene Springer and Jimmie Martin on May 23; Jan Johnson and Harold Wright on May 24; Dean Hutcherson on May 25; and Kevin Maness and Tammy Bethune on May 26.

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Henderson Community News
Henderson Community News

Hello to everyone! Greetings from the City. The very first thing I would like to say is THANK YOU Lord for allowing us reading this article to see another week. The second thing I would like to say this week is THANK YOU! Thank you for taking the time out to buy and read the Chester County Independent paper.

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Henderson Community News
Henderson Community News

Hello to everyone! It is me again. Greetings from the City, this is the day the Lord has made let us rejoice and be glad in it. I am so glad to be an American to have the freedom we have.

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Barely breaking even: Bankruptcy basics and knowing when to file
Barely breaking even: Bankruptcy basics and knowing when to file

There are not a lot of people born into most friend's circles that have a "silver spoon" in their mouth. However, the majority of people claim to live from paycheck to paycheck and they see no way to really get ahead -- even those that have full 40-hour a week jobs.

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In celebration of Summer
In celebration of Summer

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.

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Mental Health Month Depression: An invader that twists the soul
Mental Health Month Depression: An invader that twists the soul

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and, during this time, efforts are made to inform the public of this most debilitating illness in nine percent of Americans.

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No time for brunch? This strata isn't just a special occasion dish
No time for brunch? This strata isn't just a special occasion dish

Strata? What's a strata? While not as well known as quiche, strata is a great, multipurpose food that can be served for almost any meal, and since it's lovely, fluffy and eggy, it seems like a great special occasion dish, like for Mother's Day or Easter.

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Shepherd's pie in a portable version of a family favorite
Shepherd's pie in a portable version of a family favorite

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.

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Chester County Campaign for Old Main nears $1 million goal
Chester County Campaign for Old Main nears $1 million goal

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.

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City raises funds for Relay for Life
City raises funds for Relay for Life

City of Henderson employees sold hamburgers and hotdogs Friday at City Hall to collect funds for Relay for Life.

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Band program hands out awards
Band program hands out awards

The Chester County High School band program held its annual awards night May 14 at the Henderson Church of Christ activity center.

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East Chester Elementary School News
East Chester Elementary School News

If a day on a farm could inspire one to become a farmer, then Chester County may have several young farmers in a few years. On Thursday of last week, Falcon Ridge Farms was the destination of East Chester's five first-grade classes, along with their teachers and several "much appreciated" parents and grandparents.

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Jacks Creek Elementary School News
Jacks Creek Elementary School News

Many thanks for the parents, grandparents, friends, and students who supported our Scholastic Book Fair! Our library will receive several new books because of your purchases.

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Career Day at Jacks Creek Elementary
Career Day at Jacks Creek Elementary

Career Day took place recently at Jacks Creek Elementary School. The occasion was a fun and interesting day for our students.

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Ten students inducted into business society at FHU

Ten students were added to Freed-Hardeman University's chapter of Delta Mu Delta in an induction ceremony Wednesday, May 6, in the Brown-Kopel Business Center. The honor society brings recognition to the top students in the College of Business.

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Former All-Pro Ray Lewis to speak at Lane College Benefit Dinner
Former All-Pro Ray Lewis to speak at Lane College Benefit Dinner

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.

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Gens' Blash is Player of the Week
Gens' Blash is Player of the Week

For the second week in a row, a Jackson General took home Southern League Player of the Week honors.

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FREED-HARDEMAN UNIVERSITY BASEBALL: FH Lions eliminated at NAIA regional

A few feet turned out to make an enormous difference. With two outs and two runners on base in the top of the 10th inning, Argenis Salazar crushed a ball to the left-center gap.

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Lady Lion basketball adds Riverside's Linton
Lady Lion basketball adds Riverside's Linton

The Freed-Hardeman University Lady Lions basketball team added a third player to its 2015-16 freshman class with the recent signing of Bree Linton of Parsons.

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Nominations sought for FHU Sports Hall of Fame
Nominations sought for FHU Sports Hall of Fame

The Freed-Hardeman athletic department is now accepting nominations for its 2015 Athletics Hall of Fame class.

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Basketball camp set for grades 4-8

A basketball camp for grades 4-8 is set for noon to 1:30 p.m. June 8-10.

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CCHS soccer program schedules a youth camp

The Chester County High School soccer program has added a camp for next month.

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