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18th Annual Exchange Club Carl Perkins Center Dinner and Auction

Chester County Exchange Club Carl Perkins Center held its 18th Annual Dinner and Auction on Saturday, April 22.

Chopped Eggs!

Grace Baptist Church of Pinson celebrated Easter last week with an egg hunt.

David Shannon selected as Freed-Hardeman president

The Freed-Hardeman University Board of Trustees has selected David Shannon of Mount Juliet as the 16th president of FHU.

New streetlights to be installed in Henderson

Henderson Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session on Thursday, April 13. The board heard from Southwest Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation who asked to fence in an area of property belonging to the electric...

CCHS defeats McNairy in I-A tournament final

Chester County shows its dominance last week in the Independent-Appeal Baseball Tournament in McNairy County by out-scoring its three opponents 16-5 and a 3-0 record.

Junior baseball takes second

Chester County Junior High wrapped up its 2017 baseball season over the weekend, finishing in second place in the district tournament at Savannah.

Civil War marker unveiled
Civil War marker unveiled

Chester County Mayor Dwain Seaton cuts the ribbon to official unveil a marker commemorating some of the events of the Civil War.

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UT's Barnes to headline FHU Sports Advisory Council Benefit
UT's Barnes to headline FHU Sports Advisory Council Benefit

Rick Barnes, head coach of the University of Tennessee men's basketball team, will speak at Freed-Hardeman University Thursday, April 27.

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Visit your local library!

April 30, 1981, ranks as one of the happiest days of my life: it was the day I quit my job six weeks before our daughter was born.

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CCHS Alumni Association to host Alumni Day

The Chester County High School Alumni Association will be hosting its second Alumni Day on Saturday, June 3. The event will be held in the Chester County High School cafeteria. Doors will open at 10 a.m.

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UT's Barnes to headline FHU Sports Advisory Council Benefit
UT's Barnes to headline FHU Sports Advisory Council Benefit

Rick Barnes, head coach of the University of Tennessee men's basketball team, will speak at Freed-Hardeman University Thursday, April 27.

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Mayors proclaim Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Mayors proclaim Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Henderson Mayor Bobby King and Chester County Mayor Dwain Seaton have declared April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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Cub Scout Day Camp scheduled for June 5-9 at Crump

A Summer Adventure Camp for Boys will be held June 5-9 at Crump City Park.

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FHU professor, autistic teenager learn to talk through music
FHU professor, autistic teenager learn to talk through music

"We're learning to talk to each other through music," Dr. Richard England says of his newest piano student, Coleman Dove.

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Seniors celebrate April birthdays
Seniors celebrate April birthdays

Seniors celebrating April birthdays at the Chester County Senior Center are, seated from left: Emma Brodeur, Barbara Wilson, Leonard Lutz, Gail Durbin and Fred Watson.

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Seniors tour Hardeman County sites
Seniors tour Hardeman County sites

On March 31, 19 seniors visited sites in Hardeman County and participated in a guided tour of the Ames Plantation.

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Deanburg Community News
Deanburg Community News

Sorry, folks. My news did not make it to the paper last week. I did send it, but it got lost in cyber space! I hope the aliens liked it! So this week, I will write what you missed last week.

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Enville Community News
Enville Community News

Hello from Enville! I hope everyone had a great week. I am glad the rain held off Sunday for all the Easter egg hunts.

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Enville Community News
Enville Community News

Hello from Enville! I hope everyone had a good week and survived all the rain over the weekend. Everything has certainly gotten greener.

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Henderson Community News
Henderson Community News

Hello, to everyone who is reading this paper. It is always a blessing to be part of your life. Why? Because you are my family and friends, and this is the day the LORD has made.

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CCHS students investigate "crime scene"
CCHS students investigate "crime scene"

Chester County High School students taking Wes McPeake's forensics class had a crime to solve recently.

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Innovative manufacturer considering local sites
Innovative manufacturer considering local sites

An innovative footwear company is considering sites in this area for a future manufacturing facility.
Jamien Sills, of Memphis, hopes plans come to fruition in the next couple of years to begin manufacture of HEROS Footwear.

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New natural area offers great hiking opportunities
New natural area offers great hiking opportunities

On Friday, April 7, The Land Trust for Tennessee joined Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) to celebrate the unveiling of a new State Natural Area to the public.

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"Guess Who's 80"
"Guess Who's 80"

We love you. May God continue to bless you. Happy Birthday!

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"Happy 70th"
"Happy 70th"

Happy 70th Birthday, Mimi!

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"Happy 70th"
"Happy 70th"

Family and friends would like to wish Larry Rhodes a happy 70th birthday.

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Five generations
Five generations

Three months ago, Laverne Massey Price-Lynch was blessed with the arrival of a great-great-grandson, Oliver Price Scott.

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Chester County Junior High News
Chester County Junior High News

We congratulate the following students for being chosen last week as Students of the Week: Riley Plunk, MaAliyah Chappell and Mackenzie Wallace.

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East Chester Elementary News
East Chester Elementary News

It is a very busy time at East Chester! Yearbooks were sent home on Friday, April 21.

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Hands on with Zig presents musical message
Hands on with Zig presents musical message

Rhythm of Respect, Responsibility and Character - Anti Bullying Message through Music Performance.

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Inside CCHS
Inside CCHS

With less than three weeks to go, all seniors are eagerly awaiting Graduation on May 15!

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Jacks Creek Elementary School News
Jacks Creek Elementary School News

We have had a great week here at Jacks Creek Elementary School!
Kindergarten students are continuing to work hard on those important reading, math and writing skills as we near the end of these last nine weeks.

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Living Wax Museum at Middle School
Living Wax Museum at Middle School

Chester County Middle School held a Living Wax Museum last week in which students were dressed in costume of revolutionary era characters.

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Middle School recognizes students, employees
Middle School recognizes students, employees

Chester County Middle School recognizes Eden Burleson as one of its students of the month.

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Eaglettes run-rule Scotts Hill and Bolivar
Eaglettes run-rule Scotts Hill and Bolivar

A week prior, Anna Stout and the Chester County Eaglettes had shutout Scotts Hill 3-0.

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CCHS soccer falls at McNairy
CCHS soccer falls at McNairy

McNairy Central opened up a quick 2-0 lead on Chester County after the first 10 minutes of their boys' soccer contest last week in Selmer.

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CCHS tennis continuing fine season
CCHS tennis continuing fine season

Chester County High School is continuing its fine tradition of outstanding tennis. Recently, the Eaglettes and Eagles took part in three matches, winning all three.

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Junior soccer gains victory
Junior soccer gains victory

Chester County took on Jackson Christian in junior high boys' soccer last week in Henderson, and sent the visitors home with a 2-1 setback.

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Lions take two from H-S State
Lions take two from H-S State

The Freed-Hardeman University baseball team picked up a pair of wins Thursday over Harris-Stowe State University, as they cruised to a 9-2 victory in the opening game and followed it up with a 9-8 nail-biter win in the nightcap.

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"Fiery" Smith signs with Memphis softball
"Fiery" Smith signs with Memphis softball

A four-year starter on the Chester County High School softball team signed papers last week to continue her career at the University of Memphis.

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CCHS to host tennis tourney
CCHS to host tennis tourney

Chester County High School will host the district tournament for teams at Pipkin Center.

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