Jack R. Bulliner passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.
Former Chester County Clerk and Master of Chancery Court Cornelia Hall will be honored with a retirement reception from 2-4 p.m. Friday, March 14, at the Criminal Justice Center Chancery Court courtroom.
The City of Henderson Fire Department has scheduled a Tennessee Fire and Code Academy class. This is a 64-hour basic firefighter class, and will take place beginning March 24 at the HFD, 505 Sanford Street, in Henderson.
An Enville man has claimed the million dollar prize from a Feb. 20 Powerball drawing. George Moore purchased the winning ticket, hitting all five balls in the regular drawing, but missed the Powerball.
Aptly themed “Discover the Possibilities,” The 2014 Henderson Chester County Chamber of Commerce banquet encouraged chamber members to explore and share ever-increasing possibilities and opportunities within Chester County.
I hope everyone had a great week despite the bad weather first of last week. I’m sure glad we didn’t get as much ice and snow as most of West Tennessee did.
Happy birthday wishes go to Tex R. Busby on March 13; Kendall Durbin, Danny Bishop and Rita Caldwell on March 14; Steve Sonnenberg on March 16; John Mooney on March 17; Julie Ooley, Kelly Swafford and Lorrain Burrow on March 18; and Dave McCleod on March 19.
A tall stately “Wade” butterfly left sweet nectar in a card, plus a fluttering surprise in the yard. Sometimes friends like to be secret visitors – they leave a touch of love for you to discover which lifts your spirits!
March has been a fun-filled month for wonderful birthday and surprise parties. March 1, Riley Murley celebrated his fourth birthday with family, friends and a party at his home.
Congratulations to Shelia Watkins for being awarded “Teacher of the month” by WBBJ. We want to show our appreciation for her, and all our teachers in Chester County.
In a continuation of the Chester County Heroes series, the Independent recognizes the ongoing efforts of the CC Exchange Club-Carl Perkins Center for Child Abuse Prevention. The center will hold two of their largest annual fundraisers this weekend, with Memphis Wrestling Friday night and Dinner and Auction Saturday.
Next Thursday, March 17, is St. Patrick’s Day and in honor of the patron saint of Ireland, I prepared one of my favorite British dishes.
Recently the group Chester County Leadership visited the State Capitol and took a photo with Governor Phil Haslam.
Lions Club student of the month for January was Alyssa Showers from Chester County High School.
March is National Ideas Month. Hey, whose bright idea was that?
Here’s an intriguing idea from New York Times best-selling author and writing coach Michael Levin,: “Creativity is a muscle; use it or lose it.”
Have you heard the story about the kids that released four pigs in a large retail store? Each pig they released was marked: PIG 1, PIG 2, PIG 3 and PIG 5. After the four pigs were caught, they watched as the security people continued to search for PIG 4!
Former MSG Larry Nobles completed his military career last month, a span of time that included 35 years with National Guard, and the last eight as a civilian employee.
Students at East Chester Elementary took part in a nationwide effort to “Read the Most Coast to Coast” on Friday, February 28.
Chester County Junior High Beta Club recently held its sixth-grade induction breakfast.
These students recently participated in the St. Jude Math-a-Thon at Jacks Creek Elementary School.
The VFW Post 4844 sponsored an essay contest and announced local winners Friday at the Chester County Junior High School.
The VFW Post 4844 sponsored an essay contest and announced local winners today at the Chester County Junior High School.
Many exciting activities are going on at East Chester! Reminders of the East Chester Energy Bus are around in the building.
The Freed-Hardeman University Lions (27-4) advanced to the American Midwest Conference championship after another offensive outburst, blowing past Benedictine-Springfield 118-86 on Saturday afternoon.
Dan Creighton tossed his first shutout of the season as the Freed-Hardeman University Lions split a baseball double-header with Benedictine-Springfield Saturday to take the weekend series, two games to one.
Chester County is scheduled to play Westview High School at the Ballpark at Jackson on March 21.
The 11th annual Henderson/Chester County Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament is scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at Woodland Hills Golf and Country Club at Pinson.
The Jackson Generals will hold their fourth annual FanFest Tuesday, April 8, with The Ballpark gates opening at 5 p.m.
Freed-Hardeman University women’s softball continued to struggle in the early season, including not a lot of success last week in a tournament on the gulf coast.
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