Chester County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled board meeting Thursday, with all board members present. School safety and security issues were among the most discussed items.
The Henderson Arts Commission recently received notification of its status as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, according to Jason Bramblett, HAC president.
Chester County Circuit Court Clerk Justin Emerson has joined the Henderson/Chester County Chamber of Commerce.
Fast Pace Urgent Care will open its new, state of the art walk-in clinic in the Henderson area on Monday, Dec. 8 at 715 E. Main Street, Henderson.
The people of First United Methodist Church, 131 North Ave., invite the community to Thanksgiving Dinner featuring turkey, dressing, sweet potatoes, roll, dessert, good fellowship and music.
Santa Claus has an email address set up at the Chester County Independent to make it easier for him to keep track of Chester County children's wish lists.
The Henderson/ Chester County Chamber of Commerce will present the Annual Henderson Christmas Parade at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4 in downtown Henderson.
People are proud of their food, their elaborate holiday spread and their favorite ways of dressing out the dinner table. Nowhere is this any truer than right here in Henderson and next to their food they love a great debate too.
HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE! With everyone thinking about that turkey and all the trimmings I hope you'll take time out to reflect on what this day means.
Happy belated birthday wishes go to Deven Middleton on Nov. 20; Jessica Harwell Bethune, and Kelly Wade on Nov. 21; Starr Middleton, Casey Weatherington, and Jack Crowell on Nov. 22; Teralee Haley, Jerry O'Neal and Brandon Culpepper on Nov. 23; Nickie Franks, Connie Neisler, Cheri Hutcherson, Tommy Wade and Doug Yates on Nov. 24.
Hello to everyone! I hope each and every one has a wonderful week. For me and my household, we had a great week. You know I love this time of year when families come together and have a wonderful blessed time.
The Montezuma community wishes everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. Count your blessings and pray for our troops and military families.
When I was learning to cook as a little girl, meringues tended to fall in an elusive territory. They were difficult and should only be attempted by extremely skilled cooks.
Mr. and Mrs. Sammy Beene are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Mary Lauren Beene to Mitchell Blake White, son of Samantha White and Darrell Bingham.
Henderson Mayor Bobby King recently was named Chairman of the Board for Southwest Tennessee Development District. The announcement took place at SWTDD's recent Annual Board of Directors gathering.
Lavon's Timeless Treasures, located at 107 Front Street, hosted the Chamber of Commerce's monthly Business After Hours.
Two vehicles hit nearly head-on in a collision at the Highway 100 and Highway 22-A crossing Monday afternoon.
Escaping cold winters in the states, tourists often head to Cartagena, Columbia. With a coastline boarding the Pacific Ocean and sharing borders with Ecuador, Venezuela, Brazil and Peru, Cartagena is a mix of the old and the new.
The holiday gift buying season gets underway in full force this week with the infamous "Black Friday" buying frenzy. "Small Business Saturday" is the name usually given to the Saturday following Thanksgiving, and local merchants might have just the unique gifts you have been looking for.
Amy West, WestStar Class of 2014, of Humboldt; Alex Beene, WestStar Class of 2014, of Henderson; and Tammy Hall, WestStar Class of 2014, of Dyersburg, attended the UT Martin WestStar Leadership Program's 25th anniversary celebration Nov. 6 at Discovery Park of America in Union City.
Thanksgiving break is upon us. We have a lot to be thankful for at CCJHS! It's great to work in a school and a school system that is grateful for their students to teach and to love; supportive of their teachers; and strives to help every single person succeed in their role.
East Chester Elementary School is always a busy place, but it seems to be especially busy during this season of the year. The cafeteria staff prepared a delicious turkey and dressing meal and served the entire school on Friday.
We are all excited about Thanksgiving break! School is not in session on Nov. 26-28.
Kindergarteners are looking forward to Christmas Craft Day on Friday, Dec. 5, and singing at the nursing home on Dec. 12.
It is fine free month! In the spirit of the holidays, we are not charging fines during the month of December. Bring in your library materials, no matter how overdue, and we will remove the fines.
This week, West Chester students have been learning about the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Native American Indians that worked together for the very first Thanksgiving day. Children have been writing and drawing about what they are most thankful for.
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education has accredited the baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Freed-Hardeman University.
Freed-Hardeman University senior Hayley Newby took her first American Midwest Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week award of the 2014-15 and her fifth overall after leading the No. 2 Lady Lions to a pair of wins during the week for the week ending Nov. 16.
After leading Freed-Hardeman University to a pair of basketball wins to open the season in his debut in a Lion uniform, Evan Forhetz has been named the American Midwest Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week, for the week ending Nov. 16.
The Freed-Hardeman University softball team picked up its first player for its 2015-16 recruiting class with the recent signing of Jordan Burton of Lebanon.
Five players scored in double-figures and the Freed-Hardeman Lady Lions made a season-high 13 three-pointers, cruising to a 105-33 win over St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Saturday afternoon in St. Louis, Mo.
Tennessee State Parks will offer free, guided hikes on Friday, Nov. 28. The fourth in the quarterly hikes program, the After Thanksgiving Hikes will be offered at each of the 55 state parks.
The Lions seem to be making a habit of strong finishes. FHU used a 10-2 run midway through the second half and continued to pull away from there, picking up an 81-66 win over Cumberland on Nov. 17.
The Freed-Hardeman University Lions rode hot shooting in the first half to an 82-45 college basketball win over St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Saturday afternoon in St. Louis, Mo.
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