Henderson Fire Dept. receives Life Safety Achievement Award
Henderson Fire Dept. receives Life Safety Achievement Award
The National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire Research and Education Foundation (NASFM Foundation) and Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company have announced that 142 fire departments from 33 states earned the Life Safety Achievement Award for their fire prevention accomplishments in 2013.Read More »
First United Methodist Church CLC Building is displaying a needlework collection that brings the Biblical story of creation to life.
Chester County Barbeque Festival is gearing up for Sept. 26-27. This year will bring about several changes for the festival, said Henderson-Chester County Chamber of Commerce Director Emily Johnson.
Chester County Commission met on Monday, Sept. 8. This was the first meeting for four newly elected commissioners: Terry Bell, Johnny Warren Garner, Anne Moore and Chris Simmons.
Henderson Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11, in the council chamber of Henderson City Hall.
The Chester County Independent plans to publish a special book containing photos of every veteran from Chester County. Readers are asked to submit their photos of family members who are presently serving in the military or who served at any time back as far as the Civil War.
Deadline for photo submissions for the Independent's annual Take Us With You promotion is quickly approaching.
Buel "Snookum" Maness has retired and turned over operation of Snookum's Restaurant to his grandson Brandon Maness.
I hope everyone had a great week.
Happy birthday this week to Neal Escue on Sept. 10; Betty Quarles and Sherry Escue on Sept. 11; Kimberly Weaver on Sept. 12; Joyce Mainers on Sept. 13; Gaynell Dees, Corey Tully and Carol Ann Perkins on Sept. 14; and April Collins and Cayce Perkins on Sept. 15.
Happy birthday wishes go out to Joey Haley and Jack Sidwell on Sept. 11; Danyhell Martin on Sept. 13; Nicole Robberstad on Sept. 14; April Collins, Lucas Mooney and Sherry Smith on Sept. 15; Kasey Wynn and Carrie Timmer on Sept. 16; and Steve Senseman and Ray Garton on Sept. 17.
Hello to everyone! Well we made it through another week. Thank you Lord! However, this week for me brings back the sad memories of Sept. 11, 2001.
Inquiring minds want to know why there was no article in the paper last week. It's like this - it is extremely hard to write news if tidbits are not shared. All community writers need news if their community is to be represented.
The benefit for Mae Linda Marsh is fast approaching. You need to get your tickets for the meal and the $1 donation for the $100 gift cards.
I am sorry I did not get my news in last week.
Our deepest sympathy and love goes to the families and friend of Louis Thomas Douglas, Mary Cooper, Sammy Ross, Shirley Bailey and Martha Wilson Jones.
As the air grows crisper, it's time to start thinking about fall and the recipes associated with cooler weather. This week's recipe is a chocolate Bundt cake that features a dark German beer as a leavening agent - and also for taste.
Saving money is at the top of most people's priority list these days. Some small tips will help us all feel less of the money pinch by pinching a few pennies of your own.
Marty Phillips, the County Attorney for Chester County, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of "Best Lawyers in America." This is the ninth consecutive year in which he has been included in this elite list.
Brenda K. DePriest has been awarded the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors.
The Lions Club recently honored D. J. Walker Whittle as its servant of the month.
Whittle enlisted and served in the United States Naval Seabees, serving 39 months, three of which were served in the Pacific Theatre.
Josh Trammell takes the oath of office for constable in Chester County.
Chester County bass drum line members, from left: Rylan Eskew, Ryan Blackford, Jon Michael Thompson, Jae Green and Harley Williams, were part of the excitement Friday when the CCHS Eagles came from behind to win at Bolivar.
West Chester Elementary School recently held its PTO Membership Drive.
The Freed-Hardeman University admissions office is preparing for another year of Reaching Unlimited Spiritual Heights, more commonly known as RUSH.
Chelsea Kemp of Pinson is the winner of the mannequin contest at K.I. Academy.
In the recent weeks, school spirit has risen at Chester County High School. Along with the help of the student body, Student Council has increased morale at CCHS.
Spirit Shirt order forms went home last week. There are several new styles to choose from and they look great! You will definitely want to buy one so your student can take advantage of wearing them on Fridays, when allowed!
School is in full swing at East Chester. Readwell has started for all grades. Everyone is working hard in kindergarten, first and second learning to read. Third-graders are practicing reading to learn!
Chester County High School volleyball is in the midst of its district schedule.
Chester County Junior High's girls' soccer team extended its undefeated record last week with victories over Martin and Medina.
The football game scheduled for August 12, 2014 has been moved from Lane Field in Jackson to Eagle Stadium in Henderson, TN.
At the District golf match Monday at Woodland Hills, Collin McPherson shot an 81 and Hannah Chasteen shot a 102 to qualify for the Regional Golf Monday, also at Woodland Hills.
CCHS Eaglette soccer player Erin Barnes, No. 3, was miss-identified in the Sept. 4 edition of the Independent.
One thing is almost certain, Chester County cannot continue to turn the ball over four and five times and have eight or 10 penalties and expect to win against good teams.
The Freed-Hardeman University Lady Lion volleyball team split a pair of matches at the Faulkner Invitational Saturday in Montgomery, Ala., beating Milligan in four sets before being swept by host Faulkner.
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