On Thursday, Sept. 24, Henderson Mayor Bobby King and Chester County Mayor Dwain Seaton met at Southern Oaks Assisted Living to sign a proclamation declaring the last week of September as "Active Aging Week."
It was Homecoming Friday at Lexington High School. However, at the conclusion of the game, Chester County took the crown home with them to Henderson. And that crown represents first place in Region 7-4A football.
Carolyn Ann Lott Thomas, 73, passed away Tuesday Sept. 22 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Thomas served as Coordinator of Elections for the Chester County Election Commission Office from 1970 until 2009.
The Chester County Trustee's Office has announced they are now collecting property tax for the 2015 tax year. Taxpayers can save two percent if taxes are paid in October, or one percent if they wait until November.
Greetings! I am glad to be with you for another week, only by the grace of our God. Last week was our Barbeque festival here in Chester County; it was another great year for the festival. It seems like it was bigger than last year. Henderson/Chester County Chamber of Commerce, you did an outstanding job. Keep up the great work for the County.
I wonder if anyone tried "mooning" or did the "moon walk" with all the moon talk this past Sunday? Let's make the event simple - the sun, earth, and moon lined up in a row with the Earth's shadow totally blocking (obscuring) the moon! That's right - the earth was sparingly sandwiched between the sun and moon. Picture it like a delicious bacon, lettuce, tomato sandwich in the sky!
Ann Moore, District 3 County Commissioner, would like to extend a special invitation to county residents to attend a meeting at The Montezuma Community Center at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5. Michelle White will be giving an explanation regarding a Special County Election to be held Nov. 17.
Fall is already here, and the air has a definite chill, so that means that it's soup weather. Last week, I shared my recipe for bread bowls, so this week, I have a new soup that would be delicious in a bread bowl.
Freed-Hardeman University hosted its annual program in recognition of Constitution Day Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Crews-Colbert Activities Center. More than 50 students and guests attended the panel discussion of the current constitutional "crisis" in America.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Marvin Ridinger of Rogersville, Ala., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Anne, to Mr. Ethan Douglas Kershaw, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Warner Kershaw of Killen, Ala.
The month of October is a favorite one at the library when we begin to display books on fall, pumpkins and Halloween. We will also be pulling out books on suggestions for Christmas crafts. It is amazing to think of how fast this year has flown by, and it has definitely been a busy one for our library.
In my landscape, I've utilized the glorious boxwood in several places, some in almost complete shade, some in complete sun, some in both. Over the years, I've noticed what I thought was a natural decline. However, a disease that's relatively new to the state may threaten the popular plant.
Dr. Kelly Green, interventional cardiologist for the Jackson Clinic, will speak at a Freed-Hardeman University Ethics Colloquium at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, in Ayers Auditorium located in FHU's Brown-Kopel Business Center.
We congratulate the following students for being nominated and chosen as Students of the Week: Mykaela Brown, Tori Allen and Noah Griffin. For their reward, they are being allowed to dress down one day of their choice and given a free snack from the snack cart.
East Chester had a hallway assembly last Friday to honor those students who participated in the Summer Reading Program. We are very proud of the students who read the book sent home at the end of last year and did activities with them!
We are currently in the middle of Homecoming Week! So far, we have celebrated with dress-up days, hallway decorations, and a powder-puff football game, but the festivities are far from over. Thursday afternoon, there will be a parade featuring floats and decorated cars.
In kindergarten we are continuing to learn new words. In reading we are learning letter recognition, the letter/sound/writing of "Mm", color/word "brown," Nursery rhyme review, Read Well whole and small group reading.
West Chester Elementary has the honor of calling our very own Cathy Whitehead, a third-grade teacher at West, Tennessee teacher of the year! Mrs. Whitehead won school-wide teacher of the year, went on to district winner, to regional and to state.
The Freed-Hardeman Lion soccer team only attempted one shot on goal in the match Friday night against Central Baptist College, but it was the only shot they needed, as Jermaine Steele was able to find the back of the net to notch a win over the Mustangs 1-0 at Conway, Ark.
The fourth annual Dennis Cagle Memorial Metric Century Bike Tour is a bicycle ride honoring Cpt. Dennis Cagle of the Henderson Police Department. It takes place Oct. 3 and is hosted by NoXcuse Cycling Club, 123 Front Street in Henderson.