Steve Connor, 71, passed away Dec. 7, 2013 at the Henderson Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were Tuesday at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Johnson Chapel with Bro. Stacy McCollum officiating. Burial followed in Unity Cemetery at Jacks Creek.
Henderson Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, in the Council Chamber of Henderson City Hall.
Chester County Library unveiled the AWE Early Literacy Tablet, its newest learning tool, this week. Purchased with funds from the Clayton-McAdams Trust, the AWE tablet provides an interactive, all-in-one educational opportunity for children in preschool through fourth-grade.
The Henderson Police Department has filed charges against a suspect in the alleged armed robbery at El Ranchito’s Restaurant on North Church Avenue last month.
A Bethel Springs man was found dead on the scene Saturday morning in the parking lot of Corner Express convenience store on West Main Street.
Speaking from personal experiences while living much of his life in Africa, a Henderson man likens the late Nelson Mandela to other greats of the 20th century including Winston Churchill and Martin Luther King Jr.
Chickasaw State Park will hold its annual Lighting of the Park from 6 until 9 p.m. on Dec. 13-15. There is no admission fee for this event.
Shackelford Funeral Directors – Johnson Chapel will hold its centennial anniversary 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8, during the annual Holiday Tour of Homes.
Jeff Bobo of Piggly Wiggly grocery store, along with Larry Ivery, center, loads 27 frozen turkeys for distribution to needy families the day before Thanksgiving.
Chamber of Commerce representatives, community leaders and customers were on hand Dec. 5 for the Grand Opening of Chester County Farm Center branch of Crop Production Services located at 417 N. Church Ave.
Have you ever wondered….what is the Lions Club, and what does it stand for? Well, you are in luck; below is a little history on the club and its humble beginnings.
I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. When it was all over, I was tired and full! But, I enjoyed time with family and friends.
Boy, is this some weather we are having so early! It is usually January before this stuff starts, and it has been some time since we’ve had ice. It broke my Leland Cyprus trees that are so big.
Happy belated birthday wishes go to Joy Hutcherson on Dec. 5; Priscilla Gilbert, Brian Fletcher and Heather Cox on Dec. 6; Becky Griffin on Dec. 8; Kira A. Weatherington and Tristan A. Weatherington on Dec. 10; and Sunny Alestri on Dec. 11.
I love baking, but I don’t like to have lots of baked goods sitting around the house constantly. While a cake or a pie seems to take up half the counter at times, cookies can be tucked away in a jar (or in my case, a breadbox) until they are all eaten.
We like quick, easy dinners around my house. If it can be prepared and on the table in 30 minutes, we love it. Unfortunately, we can’t always find quick, homemade meals that still taste great, and the same thing week after week gets boring.
The Chester County Soil Conservation District is urging qualifying land owners of the Dec. 21 deadline to sign up for the Environmental Quality Incentive Program.
Airman Rachel Wooley Lycan graduated from U.S. Air Force Tech training on Nov. 22 at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss. She received a certificate of training in personnel.
The Chester County Soil Conservation District is urging qualifying landowners to sign up for the Environmental Quality Incentive Program before the Dec. 21 deadline.
Two young persons with Chester County ties have been chosen to dance in The Nutcracker in Jackson. Madeline Rudder and Abbie Glover will dance in the Ballet Arts, Inc. production scheduled for Dec. 13-15 at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in Jackson.
Add a little holiday sparkle to your landscape for you and your guests to enjoy. No matter the weather outside, a few decorative touches can greatly increase the beauty and enjoyment of your winter landscape.
Two Chester County High School students were nominated for and attended the WestStar RisingStar Leadership Summit held at the University of Tennessee at Martin on Nov. 21-22. Brandon Jones and Brendan Clayton received the recommendation of their teachers for their leadership skills.
On the cold morning of Nov. 26, 77 exhausted CCHS BETA students sat in their chairs in a ballroom at the Opryland Hotel. Nerves began to sink in as the current BETA state president walked to the microphone to announce the new BETA state president.
The Miss Junior Henderson pageant will be held at 7 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 7 at Williams Auditorium. All proceeds benefit the student council. I hope you’ll make plans to attend this fundraiser and see so many of our beautiful ladies!
School is back in session after a much needed break! There are nearly three full weeks to fill our heads with knowledge and ideas before our Christmas break, which I’m sure will also be much needed!
The Lora Laycook Preschool, which has been operated by Freed-Hardeman University for more than three decades, will close its doors for good on Dec. 31.
Chester County Junior High students are cleaning up the environment and earning money for their school. By simply collecting Capri Sun® drink pouches, these students can win playgrounds, park benches and recycling bins for their school or community.
The Peoples Bank has announced they are sponsoring a Christmas Ornament Decorating Contest in kindergarten and first-grade classes.
For the third week in a row, a Freed-Hardeman University player took home the American Midwest Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week award and for the third week in a row, it was a different player.
Chester County High School hosts Dyersburg in a basketball doubleheader at 6 p.m. Friday at Eagle Gym. The contest will be the last home contest for the Eagles and Eaglettes until Jan. 7.
Chester County turned around a poor performance in the game’s first five minutes and closed strong to defeat Madison Academic Magnet School 67-61 Nov. 26 at Oman Arena in Jackson.
The Freed-Hardeman University Lions basketball team places its 4-0 record on the line when they travel to Benedictine University for a 4 p.m. game Saturday.
Now 5-0 on the season, the Freed-Hardeman University Lady Lions basketball team is currently in the middle of a five-game road swing.
The University of Tennessee at Martin is hosting its annual softball winter exposure and skills clinic at the Elam Center on the UTM campus. The camp is 2-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28 and 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29.
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