Bus driver indicted on 35 counts of assault

Christina Mathis, 29, was indicted last week by a grand jury in Nashville on 35 counts of aggravavted assault and one count of felony reckless endangerment.

Summertime relaxation

Spectators at the monthly Arts in the Alley in downtown Henderson enjoy a relaxing evening of summertime music by Thirty-Wonderful with Jennifer Weems and Tony Burriss last Thursday.

Henry signs with Freed-Hardeman soccer

The Freed-Hardeman University men's soccer program has signed Chester County High School graduate Lane Henry.

Rescue Squad conducts extrication training
Rescue Squad conducts extrication training

On Saturday, May 20, the Chester County Rescue Squad conducted a training session on extrication.

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Coalition tour details IMPROVE Act benefits
Coalition tour details IMPROVE Act benefits

The Transportation Coalition of Tennessee held a series of news conferences across the state Thursday to discuss the impact of the IMPROVE Act's projects on different areas of the state.

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Closed for Memorial Day

The offices of the Chester County Independent will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

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Memorial Day observation is Monday at City Hall
Memorial Day observation is Monday at City Hall

A local observance of the Memorial Day holiday is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, May 29, upstairs at Henderson City Hall.

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Historical Society learns history of 4-H
Historical Society learns history of 4-H

At the Chester County Historical Society meeting on May 1, Steve Rickman, Chester County 4-H Extension Agent, left, presented the 4-H Speech Contest Winners.

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King and Queen of HHR
King and Queen of HHR

Henderson Health and Rehabilitation Center recently celebrated Nursing Home Week May 15-19.

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Deanburg Community News
Deanburg Community News

I had a great week, and I hope you all did as well. I visited my sister, Sylvia, and brother-in-law, Larry, in Lawrenceburg and had a good time as always.

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Enville Community News
Enville Community News

Hello from Enville! I hope you all had a great week. The weather is just gorgeous, and I hope you are out and about enjoying it. This coming weekend is Memorial Day weekend, the first holiday of the summer.

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Henderson Community News
Henderson Community News

Hello to everyone and greetings from the City! The very first thing I would like to say is thank you, Lord, for allowing everyone who is reading this article to see another week.

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Hickory Corner Community News
Hickory Corner Community News

As we go into this Memorial Day weekend, let us not forget that it is about the men and women who lost their lives in service of this great nation of ours.

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Jacks Creek Community News
Jacks Creek Community News

"When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice."

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Medal of Honor recipient
The Story of the submarine, U.S.S. Harder in WWII
Medal of Honor recipientThe Story of the submarine, U.S.S. Harder in WWII

In response to a request to mention the highlights of my father's life, I am happy to share what I know of his naval career and that of the U.S.S. Harder, which he commanded, in WWII.

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Chickasaw hosting National Trails Day hike
All 56 parks will offer free, guided hikes Saturday, June 3
Chickasaw hosting National Trails Day hikeAll 56 parks will offer free, guided hikes Saturday, June 3

Tennessee State Parks will celebrate National Trails Day with free, guided hikes at all 56 parks on Saturday, June 3.

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Don and Gail Lipford to celebrate 50th Anniversary
Don and Gail Lipford to celebrate 50th Anniversary

Please join us in celebrating the 50th Wedding Anniversary of our parents, Don and Gail Lipford, on June 4, 2017 at the Enville Community Center from 2-4 p.m.

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FHU grad appointed by governor
FHU grad appointed by governor

Freed-Hardeman University Alumni and former Henderson resident, Mallory Garrett, has been appointed by Governor Bill Haslam to serve on the Applied Behavior Analysis Licensing Committee for the state of Tennessee.

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Jerry and Ann Lowe to celebrate 50th Anniversary
Jerry and Ann Lowe to celebrate 50th Anniversary

Jerry and Ann Lowe will be honored at a reception on Saturday, June 3, to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

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UT Extension questions and answers: Henderson Farmers Market grand opening is May 26
UT Extension questions and answers: Henderson Farmers Market grand opening is May 26

The Henderson Farmers Market will officially open for business at 7 a.m. on Friday, May 26. The Market is housed at the Farmers Market Pavilion at Gene Record Park.

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C.O.P.E. Group (Circle of Personal Empowerment)
SIGNS OF PROGRESS (5)

Those who conduct therapeutic group sessions are constantly looking for signs that the clients are showing insight and improving their behavior.

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East Chester Elementary News
East Chester Elementary News

The top readers at East Chester Elementary School were treated to a field trip on May 15 with the library staff.

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Tops in Box Tops
Tops in Box Tops

Taking top honors in the recent Box Top promotion at East Chester Elementary School were, from left: Anna Napoli, Josh Smalley, Kane Parten and Amelia Guthrie.

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911 Camp held at Middle School
911 Camp held at Middle School

Various emergency, medical and law enforcement units came together May 10 at Chester County Middle School to conduct 911 Camp.

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Paul Norris Classic Golf set for June 2 at Pinson

The 16th annual Paul Norris Classic Golf Tournament is set for a 9 a.m. shotgun start June 2 at Woodland Hills Golf Club near Pinson.

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Recycling poster contest at West
Recycling poster contest at West

Chester County Solid Waste, and TDOT, recently sponsored a poster contest at West Chester Elementary second grade with the theme of "reduce, reuse, recycle."

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TCAT Crump granted HVAC Excellence Accreditation
TCAT Crump granted HVAC Excellence Accreditation

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Crump has been granted a six-year HVAC excellence accreditation of their Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) program.

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Davidson named head coach at Schreiner University
Davidson named head coach at Schreiner University

Samantha Davidson was recently named the new head coach for Schreiner University Women's Basketball team in Kerrville, Texas.

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District 14-AA post season awards announced
District 14-AA post season awards announced

District 14-AA Baseball
All - District Regular Season
Pitcher of the Year -
Parker Childers, McNairy Central

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Lady Lions end softball season in NAIA opener

The Freed-Hardeman University Lady Lion softball team kept things scoreless through five innings of play Tuesday in the NAIA Tournament opening round, but a pair of two-run innings in the sixth and seventh by No. 1 seed University of Saint Francis sent the Lady Lions home with a 4-0 loss to end their season.

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Ducks Unlimited Two-Man is June 3 at Chickasaw

Ducks Unlimited is hosting a two-man double format golf tournament Saturday June 3 at Chickasaw Golf Course.

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Eagle Basketball Camp set for May 30-June 2

Eagle Basketball Camp at Chester County High School is set for May 30 to June 2 at Eagle Gym.

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Eaglettes Basketball Camp scheduled for June 5-8

The Chester County High School Eaglettes Girls' Basketball Camp is set for 9-11:30 a.m. June 5-8 at the CCHS Eagle Gym.

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FHU hosting basketball camps

Freed-Hardeman University is hosting a variety of basketball camps this summer for youngsters of all ages.

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