Dr. Kent Brantly, medical missionary and Ebola survivor, will speak at Freed-Hardeman University's 51st annual benefit dinner Dec. 4 in Loyd Auditorium, according to an announcement Tuesday by FHU President Dr. Joe Wiley.
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.
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.
The Jacks Creek Community Club met Thursday evening, May 14, with 79 members and guests present. After singing "America," Dwight Jones blessed the food that was enjoyed by all. The menu included hamburgers and hot dogs with all the trimmings and dessert.
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.
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.
Speaker urges graduates to live a life of distinction "I want you to live a life of distinction," John Law, chief operating officer of property and casualty operations at Farm Bureau Insurance of Tennessee, told more than 250 Freed-Hardeman University graduates Saturday at the university's commencement exercises.
It is a matter of timing - literally! Cicada bugs (also known as 17 year Locust, Cicada insects or Periodical Cicada) are here! And in lots of other areas of the country too! When they emerge all at once by the millions, they can do serious damage to a variety of young trees and shrubs in your yard.
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.
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.
The University of Tennessee at Martin softball program will host a pair of summer camps in Martin May 26-27 and June 9-10. The first camp is a day for ages 6-13 from 9 a.m. until noon each day. Cost is $80.