CCJHS dominates USJ, 38-16 CCJHS dominates USJ, 38-16

Cornelius Bailey, follows his blockers for big yardage in Chester County Junior High’s 38-16 blasting of University School of Jackson Thursday in Jackson. For more information on Junior High Football, see the Chester County Independent’s special Fall Sports Section, included with this edition.

 

 

 

 

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  • CCJHS dominates USJ, 38-16 CCJHS dominates USJ, 38-16

    Cornelius Bailey, follows his blockers for big yardage in Chester County Junior High’s 38-16 blasting of University School of Jackson Thursday in Jackson. For more information on Junior High Football, see the Chester County Independent’s special Fall Sports Section, included with this edition.

     

     

     

     

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  • Eaglettes are runners-up at FHU v-ball tournament Eaglettes are runners-up at FHU v-ball tournament

    The Chester County High School volleyball team opened their season this week against three opponents who each qualified for the state tournament last year.

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  • Movin’ back in! Movin’ back in!

    School is officially back in session at Freed-Hardeman University with classes starting on Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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  • Arts in the Alley returns to Downtown Park Thursday Arts in the Alley returns to Downtown Park Thursday

    Arts in the Alley, sponsored by the Henderson Arts Commission, returns to the downtown park Thursday, Aug. 21. Music will be provided by Beyond Blame beginning at 6 p.m. Local students, Austin Varner and Hannah Frank, will take the stage at 8 p.m.

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  • Garner’s wit, wisdom and humor returning to the farm Garner’s wit, wisdom and humor returning to the farm

    County employees and friends held a reception Aug. 13 for Johnny W. Garner who is retiring after 28 years as Chester County Clerk. Garner’s seventh and final term in office will end Aug. 29 when Stacy Smith will take the oath of office as county clerk after his election Aug. 7.

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  • SOAR assembly promotes positivity at East SOAR assembly promotes positivity at East

    East Chester Elementary School held an assembly on Friday, Aug. 15, to encourage positivity and anti-bullying. Students, teachers, and staff participated in the lively program, which was designed to promote a positive learning atmosphere throughout the school year.

     

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  • Chester County Junior High cheerleaders are in sync as the do a dance routine Thursday at Eagle Stadium. Chester County Junior High cheerleaders are in sync as the do a dance routine Thursday at Eagle Stadium.



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  • Enthusiastic two periods played by Chester Co. in Star Jamboree Enthusiastic two periods played by Chester Co. in Star Jamboree

    Chester County played two enthusiastic periods Friday in the Star Physical Therapy Jamboree, defeating Hardin County 14-0. The unofficial contest was the last of four involving area high school teams that gave a hint of what is in store for the upcoming season.

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School board to discuss end of year results

Chester County Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 in the meeting room of the Board of Education office, at 970 East Main Street in Henderson.

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Officials to receive oath Aug. 29

Newly elected county officials will take the oath of office at 9 a.m. Aug. 29 in the Chester County Criminal Justice Center.

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Stars lining up for Labor Day weekend show

The Simply Soul Band headlines the entertainment for the second annual Labor Day Weekend parade, picnic and bike and car show.

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Independent office closed for Labor Day

Our offices at the Chester County Independent will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, in celebration of Labor Day.

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Flooding at City Hall addressed by board

City of Henderson Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session on Thursday, Aug. 14. Chester County Independent will have video from the meeting available on its website at www.chestercountyindependent.com.

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THP schedules driver license roadside safety checkpoints

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a Driver License Roadside Safety Checkpoint at 8 p.m. on Aug. 22 on State Route 100 at State Route 22A  in Chester County.

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Local officials to receive oath Aug. 29

Newly elected county officials will take the oath of office at 9 a.m. Aug. 29 in the Chester County Criminal Justice Center.

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Living on! In death young man blesses with tissue donation
Living on! In death young man blesses with tissue donation

Saturday, May 15, 2004, Dustin Stovall graduated with honors from the University of Tennessee at Martin. His parents, Nancy and Dennis Stovall were there, along with his brother Cody, and Dennis parents.
“That Saturday for us was one of the best days we had ever had as a family,” said Nancy.

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Enville Community News
Enville Community News

Come one, Come all this Saturday, Aug. 23. It’s time for our annual Enville Fun Day which starts at 12 noon.

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Henderson Community News
Henderson Community News

Hello to everyone! I hope you had a wonderful week. The first thing I would like to do is thank the Lord for another week. It is always great to be with you in your home, on your job and even over seas. To all of our men and women in the military thank you for serving our country!

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Jacks Creek Community Club News

The Jacks Creek Community Club met at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, with 50 members present. After enjoying a delicious add-a-dish meal, Ralph Mays discussed this year’s barbeque festival and the big change that is taking place regarding income versus expenditures.

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Jacks Creek Community News
Jacks Creek Community News

There were two family reunions Saturday. One was Cochran reunion. The number attending was not reported, but they had a nice reunion from lunch until 5 p.m.

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Montezuma Community News
Montezuma Community News

From 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Montezuma Community Center there will be a cake auction, hamburgers and hot dogs served, and you can also purchase a chance at a $100 shopping card. All proceeds are for Mae Marsh Howell.

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New Friendship & Glendale Community News
New Friendship & Glendale Community News

Tommy and Nancy Connor celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday in their home with a host of family and friends.

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Fall is just around the corner – Time for apples and nuts, warm spices and tasty bread
Fall is just around the corner – Time for apples and nuts, warm spices and tasty bread

Sometimes the need to bake trumps the amount of time you have in your day, and you need something quick and easy. This apple bread recipe is easy and delicious, and with little preparation time, you will have fresh bread in no time.

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Henderson native honored at Salem, Mass. medical center
Henderson native honored at Salem, Mass. medical center

North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) cardiac surgery physician assistant, and Henderson native, Dixie Patterson, received the Outstand-ing Civilian Physician Assistant of the Year award by the Veterans Caucus of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).

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UT Extension questions and answers: Here we go again …
UT Extension questions and answers: Here we go again …

You can “bet your boots” on that!
Since this new school has started, we have turned our attention to organizing 4- H club meetings, in-school and otherwise.

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Havana, Cuba: A city with a rich history
Havana, Cuba: A city with a rich history

In 1492, Christopher Columbus arrived at the shores of Baracoa, Cuba. On his maiden voyage, Columbus described in his logbook, as “…the most beautiful place in the world… .”

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Bladen Ray Hooper Celebrates ninth birthday
Bladen Ray Hooper Celebrates ninth birthday

Bladen Ray Hooper, son of Brian and Carrie Hooper of Kingsport, celebrated his ninth birthday July 26. He enjoyed a James Bond themed party with family and friends at Sagamore Lodge at Chickasaw State Park.

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Seatons to celebrate anniversary Aug. 31

Mr. and Mrs. Dwain Seaton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31, at Friendship Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

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Seventy is the new 50

Seventy is the new 50, but some seniors feel like they are 40-years old again, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens. For one thing, people are not only living longer these days, they’re living healthier, more active lives and so the concept of retirement is changing.

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Chasing Little Red Riding Hood
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CHESTER COUNTY JUNIOR HIGH NEWS
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CHESTER COUNTY JUNIOR HIGH NEWS
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EAST CHESTER ELEMENTARY NEWS
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EAST CHESTER ELEMENTARY NEWS
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Future cheerleaders
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JACKS CREEK ELEMENTARY
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Attack clicks and Lady Lions get first win
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CC beats Adamsville in early-season golf match
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CC Eagle golfers beat Trenton and Madison
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CCHS hosts Adamsville again to start ‘14 season
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Chester County hosts South Gibson
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Deadline is Aug. 28 for District Senior Olympics
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Deadline is Aug. 28 for District Senior Olympics
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