African-Americans: The Journey
Minister offers perspective on Ferguson situation
African-Americans: The Journey
Minister offers perspective on Ferguson situation

Shortly after becoming the minister of the Midwest Church of Christ in Ferguson, Mo., Kelvin Pugh was late for services. Speeding along a major street in the community, he soon noticed the blue lights in his mirror.

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  • African-Americans: The Journey
    Minister offers perspective on Ferguson situation
    African-Americans: The Journey
    Minister offers perspective on Ferguson situation

    Shortly after becoming the minister of the Midwest Church of Christ in Ferguson, Mo., Kelvin Pugh was late for services. Speeding along a major street in the community, he soon noticed the blue lights in his mirror.

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  • Collision at Hwy 45 and White Collision at Hwy 45 and White

    Two persons were hospitalized following a two-vehicle collision at approximately 10:30 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Hwy 45 North and White Ave.

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  • Hair on the line when Linder, McCarver return to the ring Hair on the line when Linder, McCarver return to the ring

    The squared ring will return to Chester County High on Friday, March 13 when professional wrestling makes its annual stop at Eagle Gym.

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  • Not so fast! More snow on the way Not so fast! More snow on the way

    Just when you thought spring might be on the way, the weatherman predicts more snow and ice on the way this week.

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  • Baseball weather? Baseball weather?

    Snow, ice and cold temperatures have plagued the state in the last few weeks and it appears it is not over. However, baseball season is underway on the amateur ranks and Chester County High School hosted a "play day" Saturday at Eagle Field.

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Junior Miss Henderson crowned Saturday
Junior Miss Henderson crowned Saturday

The Junior Miss Henderson Pageant took place Saturday night at Chester County Junior High, with Ashton Williams crowned as queen.

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Grand Jury announces indictments

The Chester County Grand Jury met Feb. 23 and 13 true bills.

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"Back to the 80s" is theme of Perkins Dinner, Auction

The Chester County Exchange Club - Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse is announcing its Sixteenth Annual Dinner and Auction Saturday, March 21, at Freed-Hardeman University's Brewer Sports Center.

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County Commission to discuss potential sale of Nursing Home

Chester County Commission will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 9, at the Criminal Justice Complex.

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Crime Stoppers seek info on Sanford Road thefts

Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a recent theft.

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Local store might benefit from RadioShack demise
Local store might benefit from RadioShack demise

A retail store with the RadioShack brand name has called Henderson home since at least the mid-1970s. The RadioShack has been around much longer, since 1921 in fact.

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Deanburg Community News
Deanburg Community News

I hope everyone had a good week with ice and snow gone. Cabin fever was getting bad.
Get well wishes to Nella Rush, Sandra and Tommy Landers, Winna Knipper, Edra Barnett, Kathy Haynie, Dee Stewart, Cecilia Murley, Deborah Moody and me. I am still having my headaches.

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Henderson Community News
Henderson Community News

Hello to my family and friends. For this is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it! This is a new week, another week for new beginnings, new thoughts and a chance to do things better.

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Hickory Corner Community News
Hickory Corner Community News

My, how time flies, March is here already.
I visited Leonard and Erma Morris Monday. Leonard is our veteran for the month of March. He served three years in the early 1950s and was stationed in Germany.

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Jacks Creek Community News
Jacks Creek Community News

There have been 49 reported obituaries thus far in 2015, with 27 in January and 22 in February. In 2014 there were 24 January deaths and 20 in February, which totals 44. Hopefully this week's paper will not have an obituary to report.

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Montezuma Community News
Montezuma Community News

We had a great turn out for the breakfast at the Montezuma Community Center last Saturday.

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Writer needed for Friendship, Glendale Mifflin communities

Would you like to share information about your community with persons all over Chester County? If so, the Chester County Independent is in need of a community writer for the Glendale, New Friendship and Mifflin areas.

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Treasure's Love Day continues helping children
Treasure's Love Day continues helping children

Treasure Lyree Thaxton of Henderson was born 11 years ago with major medical complications. She weighed only three pounds and 12 ounces, and she had chronic lung disease, two holes in her heart, fluid on her brain, loss of hearing in her right ear and subglottic stenosis (narrowed esophagus) due to being on life support for 30 days.

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A mocha lover's dream - Muffins for anytime of day
A mocha lover's dream - Muffins for anytime of day

Muffins are wonderful. They can serve as breakfast or dessert or a snack. They are small enough that they form their own portion-controlled individual size, but they are filling and delicious.

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Chickasaw State Park to host Deer Rally
 Chickasaw State Park  to host Deer Rally

Chickasaw State Park will be holding its first deer rally from 1-4 p.m. on March 29 at the Sagamore Lodge.

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Open house set March 13 for Redden Total Therapy
Open house set March 13 for Redden Total Therapy

The public is invited to join the staff of Redden Total Therapy at an open house in their new Henderson location from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, March 13.

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Two "five-generations" equals seven
Two "five-generations" equals seven

These seven people represent a range from a parent to a great-great-grandchild. Do you see six parents? Five mothers? One little one who will someday ask, "Hey, Big Daddy, where's my other daddy?"

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Celebrate March, never minding the thorns

If you like to celebrate then March is the month to do it. The month of March has a holiday every single day of the month, some days even have more than one holiday and some of March's holidays last a week.

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Celebrate March, never minding the thorns

If you like to celebrate then March is the month to do it. The month of March has a holiday every single day of the month, some days even have more than one holiday and some of March's holidays last a week.

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4-H National Guard Family Day
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A Head Start on Reading
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CHESTER COUNTY JUNIOR HIGH NEWS
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EAST CHESTER ELEMENTARY NEWS
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FHU to exhibit faculty artwork
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High school students take part in writing assessment

Today, it is no secret that the ability to write effectively has become more important in the worlds of both work and higher education. In hopes of growing and tracking students' writing abilities, the state of Tennessee requires all high school students in ninth, tenth, and eleventh grade take a the Tennessee State Writing Assessment.

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JACKS CREEK ELEMENTARY
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Bookin' It for the Library
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CCHS Baseball!
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Coleman's shutout highlights Sat. sweep
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Diamond Dazzlers!
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FHU Lady Lions close out unbeaten regular season
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Freed-Hardeman announces summer sports camp dates
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Junior High volleyball smashes competition
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