More than three inches of rain fell in less than an hour on Wednesday, July 23. The torrential rainstorm caused widespread flooding throughout Henderson and even contributed to the failure of the Henderson power substation.
Happy Birthday wishes go to Leah Haley, Aubrey Garton, Nicole Thompson and Fred Senseman on July 31; Rebecca Ashbrook and Thomas Gilham on Aug. 2, Harold Finley on August 3; and Wanda Finley on August 6.
Hello to everyone! It is a blessing to be here with you another week for this is the day the Lord has made! Well it is a new month, August is here, and what does that mean? For the children and teachers here in Chester County the vacation is over.
Our Chester County election will be held on Thursday, Aug. 7. Jacks Creek residents (second District) will vote at Jacks Creek School. It is a privilege to have the right to vote, so give thanks for having this right and vote for candidates of your choice.
Our deepest sympathy goes to the family and friends of Larry Vestal. He has lived in the New Friendship Community all his life and has owned and operated a machine shop by Hilltop Fire Station for several years. He will be sadly missed.
Our students, children and youngsters are for the most part our most valuable and important resource. Here in Henderson, especially, our children are put first and foremost, and we revere and look up to the educators of this town. This is the opinion of the majority of parents with school age children in Chester County.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared Aug. 3 through 9 as “National Farmers Market Week.” Throughout the week, USDA will celebrate our nation’s thousands of farmers markets, farmers who make them possible and the communities that host them.