Feels like fall is in the air Feels like fall is in the air

Pat Jones, community news writer for Jacks Creek, shared this picture of her autumn lawn decorations.

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  • Feels like fall is in the air Feels like fall is in the air

    Pat Jones, community news writer for Jacks Creek, shared this picture of her autumn lawn decorations.

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  • Silence not the answer to abuse Silence not the answer to abuse

    Chester County Mayor Dwain Seaton (right) signed a proclamation on Friday, Oct. 17, declaring that domestic violence does not belong in this community.

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  • 2014 Take Us With You 2014 Take Us With You

    The Chester County Independent's annual Take Us With You photo promotion continues this year with several interesting entries. Readers took trips to the far corners of the world, and to the heights and depths of the planet.

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  • Chester County 13 - Lexington 3: CCHS climbs over the mountain Chester County 13 - Lexington 3: CCHS climbs over the mountain


    Chester County won a defensive struggle with Lexington 13-3 Friday, the first win for the Eagles in the series since 1999. CCHS improved to 7-1 on the season and left Lexington at 4-4. The emotional victory saw CCHS fans rush the field after the final horn sounded as fireworks lit up the night sky.

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Community mobilizes to restore Old Main
Community mobilizes to restore Old Main

Henderson and Chester County citizens are coming together Saturday, Oct. 25, to raise funds for preserving a historic landmark. Dubbed "Old Mainia" and designed to help restore Old Main on the campus of Freed-Hardeman University, the event is chock-full of activities for the whole family.

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City Board schedules special called session

Henderson Board of Mayor and Aldermen has scheduled a special called session for 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30 in the council chamber of Henderson City Hall.

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Sales tax referendum on ballot in November

Early voting is presently taking place for the Nov. 4 General Election. According to information provided by the Chester County Election Commission, 377 persons have already voted by appearance or by mail.

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Halloween Happenings and Fall Festivities

The Deanburg Community Haunted Hollow is scheduled from 7 p.m. until midnight on Oct. 24, 25, 31 and Nov. 1.

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Miss Henderson to be crowned Oct. 30

The annual Miss Henderson Pageant is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at Williams Auditorium at Chester County Middle School.

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Jacks Creek Community News
Jacks Creek Community News

This is sort of unique news. Fifty-seven years ago the class of '57 graduated from dear ole Chester County High School.

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Deanburg Community News
Deanburg Community News

It's getting a little nippy in Deanburg as the "old folks" used to say.
Happy birthday this week to: Mike Mays on Oct. 23; Jack Libner on Oct. 27; and Christina Collins on Oct. 29.

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Enville Community News
Enville Community News

Happy birthday wishes go to Kasey Martin and Wes Hutcherson on Oct. 23; Martha Watson and Wayne Vest on Oct. 24; Jimmy W. Vest and Eric Yates on Oct. 25; Larry Gilbert and Phyllis Russom on Oct. 26; Tammie Martin and Novelee Massengill on Oct. 27; Tanya Harwell and Jessica Bishop on Oct. 28; and Malcolm Weeks and Scot Kendrick on Oct. 29.

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Henderson Community News
Henderson Community News

Hello to everyone! I hope you had a great week. For this is the day the Lord has made. So let us rejoice and relax in it!! Did you know that National Boss Day was Thursday, Oct. 16? I hope that you let your boss know that he/she is appreciated. If you did not, it is not too late.

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Hickory Corner Community News
Hickory Corner Community News

The Phillips School Reunion will be Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Hickory Corner Community Center, State Route 225 in Hickory Corner.

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

We are having some beautiful weather. Jack Frost will soon be here on our pumpkins. It is time to dig our sweet potatoes and to bring our plants in the house.

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Only Yesterday
Henderson businessmen to entertain wives
Only YesterdayHenderson businessmen  to entertain wives
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Standing strong
Standing strong

Pamela Davis has strength of character that pours out of every cell in her body. Davis cared for her mom, who had been diagnosed with breast cancer when Davis was only 30.

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Don't be fooled; there's more to this chicken than just the name
Don't be fooled; there's more to this chicken than just the name

Tender, flavorful roasted chicken is not as difficult to make as one might think. I always thought that roasting required tedious basting and preparation, but since discovering this recipe, I've learned that isn't the case at all.

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Henry Joe Smith born May 2
Henry Joe Smith born May 2

Henry Joe Smith was born on his mother's birthday, May 2, 2014, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Henry weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

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Lordy, Lordy Look who's 40 on Oct. 27!
Lordy, Lordy Look who's 40 on Oct. 27!

Happy birthday, Kerri!

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Grant writing: Finding local foundation and corporate support
Grant writing: Finding local foundation and corporate support
Carolyn Tomlin

Parent groups often overlook the best opportunity for funding - that is, monies available locally. As a grant writer and workshop leader for schools and other non-profits, I use this outline in approaching foundations.

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Local author to hold book-signing Saturday at Old Mainia
Local author to hold book-signing Saturday at Old Mainia

Do you know someone who that is always complaining; or always wants to make it somebody else's fault. What about out of control kids; on their way to more trouble? Stressed and do not know why? Then come to "Old Mainia" on Saturday, Oct. 25, at Freed-Hardeman University and get your autographed copy of "I'm Just Saying: You Don't Have To Agree," a new book written by Rita U. McCain.

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UT Extension questions and answers: How big of a problem is underage drinking?
UT Extension questions and answers: How big of a problem is underage drinking?

"I Pledge My Health to Better Living." Every 4-H member, past and present, knows this line by heart. It is the fourth line of the 4-H pledge and signifies taking care of one's personal well-being for the sake of their club, community, country and world.

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Band in full regalia, begins new tradition
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CHESTER COUNTY JUNIOR HIGH NEWS
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EAST CHESTER ELEMENTARY NEWS
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Growing Great Readers
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JACKS CREEK ELEMENTARY
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Nineteen students inducted into Alpha Chi at FHU
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CC Eaglettes capture soccer championship
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FHU SPORTS
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Former NBA star opens up about life, abuse
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Lions lead wire-to-wire to take inaugural TranSouth Cup
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