Shortly after becoming the minister of the Midwest Church of Christ in Ferguson, Mo., Kelvin Pugh was late for services. Speeding along a major street in the community, he soon noticed the blue lights in his mirror.
Snow, ice and cold temperatures have plagued the state in the last few weeks and it appears it is not over. However, baseball season is underway on the amateur ranks and Chester County High School hosted a "play day" Saturday at Eagle Field.
The Chester County Exchange Club - Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse is announcing its Sixteenth Annual Dinner and Auction Saturday, March 21, at Freed-Hardeman University's Brewer Sports Center.
All across Chester County, loud sounds have been startling local residents in the middle of the night. These sounds, described as "booms," "pows" or even "like gunshots," tend to occur while people are sleeping or sitting quietly in their homes.
I hope everyone had a good week with ice and snow gone. Cabin fever was getting bad. Get well wishes to Nella Rush, Sandra and Tommy Landers, Winna Knipper, Edra Barnett, Kathy Haynie, Dee Stewart, Cecilia Murley, Deborah Moody and me. I am still having my headaches.
Hello to my family and friends. For this is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it! This is a new week, another week for new beginnings, new thoughts and a chance to do things better.
Everyone had a great time at the Hickory Corner Center Valentine's party Saturday, Feb 14. The center was decorated beautifully, the food was delicious, the Bingo games were lots of fun and there were lots of wrapped prizes.
"Of course Black History Month meant a lot to my family and was especially true for my grandmother." This statement was made by Celia Simmons, 36, a Chester County native that is proud of her African-American ancestry.
Treasure Lyree Thaxton of Henderson was born 11 years ago with major medical complications. She weighed only three pounds and 12 ounces, and she had chronic lung disease, two holes in her heart, fluid on her brain, loss of hearing in her right ear and subglottic stenosis (narrowed esophagus) due to being on life support for 30 days.
Clarence Harris is no exception to the challenges of working, taking care of a family and even bootstrapping his own successful business, all right here in Henderson. This is by no means a small feat today but it was a near impossibility in the 1950s for an African-American.
Almost everyone wants a quick, easy go-to dinner for busy evenings. With families always on the go between work, school, meetings, sports, and other activities, it's necessary to have a few meals that can be ready in less than 30 minutes.