CCHS graduates 202 students

On Monday, May 15, 202 members of the Chester County High School Class of 2017 walked across the stage to accept their diplomas.

Students design new HPD insignia

Police Chief Wilton Cleveland and the Henderson Police Department recently held a contest for local students to help redesign the patch and insignia of the Henderson Police Department.

Eagle tennis wins district title

Chester County Eagle tennis took home the team district championship last week.

Arts in the Alley to feature Thirty-wonderful
Arts in the Alley to feature Thirty-wonderful

May's Arts in the Alley will feature Thirty-wonderful with Jennifer Weems and Tony Burriss.

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Shiloh Park presenting free concert May 27
Shiloh Park presenting free concert May 27

In 2016, Shiloh National Military Park celebrated the Centennial of the National Park Service by hosting a free summer music concert series on the battlefield.

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McManus chosen for 2017-18 Tennessee Educator Fellowship
McManus chosen for 2017-18 Tennessee Educator Fellowship

The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has announced that 50 educators have been chosen for the 2017-18 class of the Tennessee Educator Fellowship.

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Letter carriers "Stamp Out Hunger"
Letter carriers "Stamp Out Hunger"

Local postal service letter carriers recently participated in the annual "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive.

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Fundraiser Saturday for Phelps
Received heart transplant last month
Fundraiser Saturday for PhelpsReceived heart transplant last month

A fundraiser for Billy D. Phelps, a heart transplant recipient, will be held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, at Miller's Big Star, 400 E Main Street, in Henderson.

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Farmers Market to open at Gene Record Park
Farmers Market to open at Gene Record Park

The City of Henderson, in partnership with the University of Tennessee Chester County Extension Office, has announced the grand opening of the Henderson Farmer's Market, from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday, May 26.

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FHU presents academic awards

During chapel April 24, Freed-Hardeman University recognized several students for academic excellence. Representatives of the various colleges and department presented awards to outstanding students in their disciplines.

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May birthdays at the Senior Center
May birthdays at the Senior Center

May birthdays were recently celebrated at the Chester County Senior Center.

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Deanburg Community News
Deanburg Community News

Welcome to Deanburg news! On our prayer list are Kristen Carlton Jones, Bill and Lorene Overway, Tim Landers, Brianna Landers, Gary Hyatt, June Davis, Kirby Webb and James Melton.

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Enville Community News
Enville Community News

Hello from Enville! I hope you all had a great week and enjoyed this beautiful weather. It has been wonderful. Our weekend was a busy one, with decorations at three cemeteries and Mother's Day.

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Jacks Creek Community News
Jacks Creek Community News

"Life is not separate from death. It only looks that way." Our community expresses sympathy to families of Joe Elbert Caraway (4-11-43 to 5-10-17); Charlie Roy Durham Sr. (9-17-36 to 5-12-17); Thomas Dennis Fitzgerald (10-20-51 to 5-13-17); Billie Joe Pearson (9-30-33 to 5-14-17); Diane Pickett (9-2-55 to 5-14-17); Larry Wayne Hall Sr. (4-27-47 to 5-15-17), who was from CCHS Class of 1966; and Barbara Dees Busby.

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Montezuma Community News
Montezuma Community News

Montezuma sends out happy birthday wishes to Ann Morrison and Felicia Hathcock on May 22 and Heather Wells on May 23.

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New Friendship & Glendale Community News
New Friendship & Glendale Community News

I hope each of you had a great week. I could have written about Mother's Day last week, but it just slipped up on me. I do hope each mother had a great day.

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Only Yesterday
Only Yesterday

May 20, 1937
Laurel Hill news
Mrs. Emma Lee Clayton and Mrs. Gladys Davidson spent Tuesday with Mrs. Odell Clayton.

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Degrees awarded at FHU Saturday
Degrees awarded at FHU Saturday

Approximately 280 Freed-Hardeman University students received degrees at graduation exercises Saturday, May 13.

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Celebrating 75 Years
Celebrating 75 Years

Spencer and Grace Goodwin were married in Kennett, Mo., May 18, 1942.

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Democrats award scholarships
Democrats award scholarships

The Chester County Democratic Scholarship Banquet was held on May 13 to honor two high school recipients.

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Group attends Senior Camp
Group attends Senior Camp

A group of WoodmenLife Henderson Chapter 40 members participated in the West Tennessee Senior WoodemenLife Camp held May 8-11 at Pickwick State Park near Savannah.

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Modern Woodmen help out Project Graduation
Modern Woodmen help out Project Graduation

Bradley McDaniel, right, financial representative with Modern Woodmen of America, recently presented a $1,500 check to Chester County High School for the 2017 Project Graduation.

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Off The Shelf
Off The Shelf

What kind of computer knowledge would you like to have? The Chester County Library has just received a grant from the State Library and Archives that will enable us to offer computer classes to our community.

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American Legion, Scouts to seek flags to retire

American Legion Post 157 and Boy Scout Troop 25 plan to hold a flag retirement ceremony in the upcoming months.

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Band program holds award night
Band program holds award night

The Chester County band programs held their annual awards night recently.

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CCJHS Students of the Week
CCJHS Students of the Week

Chester County Junior High "Students of the Week" for the week of May 1-5.

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CCJHS Students of the Week
CCJHS Students of the Week

Chester County Junior High "Students of the Week" for the week of May 8-12.

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Three CC coders heading for "Frisco"
Three CC coders heading for "Frisco"

Three students from Chester County High School are among 23 from this area that will travel to San Francisco next week after earning the highest honors in the Dev Catalys program.

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East Chester Elementary News
East Chester Elementary News

We have had a fantastic year at East Chester! It is so hard to believe that the 2016-17 school year is over.

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Jacks Creek Elementary School News
Jacks Creek Elementary School News

What an eventful last full week of school! We have so many great students to celebrate at Jacks Creek Elementary School, and we are proud of all of them!

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Best College Reviews ranks FHU in Top 10

Best College Reviews has named Freed-Hardeman University one of the top 10 best small colleges in its most recent rankings. Freed-Hardeman was ninth on the list.

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Cold bats freeze-out CC softball season
Cold bats freeze-out CC softball season

Chester County collected five hits but no runs Monday in the Region 7-AA first round tournament game at Dyersburg resulting in a 1-0 setback for the Eaglettes and the conclusion of their season.

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Brown chooses Blue Mountain
Brown chooses Blue Mountain

Chester County High School senior Ben Brown, seated at center, has chosen to continue his basketball career at Blue Mountain College in Mississippi.

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Burns chooses Blue Mountain
Burns chooses Blue Mountain

Chester County High School senior Brent Burns, seated at center, has chosen to continue his basketball career at Blue Mountain College in Mississippi.

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Cox named to All-SEC Tournament Team
Cox named to All-SEC Tournament Team

A Chester County High School athlete has been honored by the Southeastern Conference.

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Joggin' Noggin' 5K Color Fun
Joggin' Noggin' 5K Color Fun

Sunday, May 7, Joggin' for your Noggin' held a 5K Color Fun Run at Chickasaw State Park.

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CCHS soccer closes winning season, tryouts for 2018 set for May 22-23

Chester County High School boys' soccer program concluded its season last week with a loss in the district semi-finals.

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Camp Life is the Best Life

Why is camp life the best life? Simple - Camp builds CHARACTER.

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