Businesses throughout Henderson will have their Christmas trees on display for the Tournament of Trees competition now through Dec. 28. They have trimmed the tree, hung the lights and wrapped the garland in hopes that you will vote for their tree.
Chester County opened its 2015-16 basketball season Nov. 17 with a victory by the Eagles and a near miss by the Eaglettes. The Eagles downed Scotts Hill 76-59 while the Eaglettes frittered away a big early lead while falling to the SH Lady Lions 67-65. Both the Eagles and Eaglettes played doubleheaders Saturday at Gibson County, and Monday they traveled to Hardin County. No information available on these contests.
Chester County Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, Nov. 19. Superintendent Troy Kilzer II reported to the board that Chester County High School has received a letter from Governor Bill Haslam commending the school's success in enrolling all seniors in the Tennessee Promise program.
Voters have overwhelmingly approved a sales tax resolution in Chester County. With only 626 voters casting ballots in voting that ended on Nov. 17, the measure passed with 548 votes for the resolution and only 78 votes against.
The Tennessee High-way Patrol (THP) urges motorists to exercise caution on the roadways this time of year. Autumn means, football, fall foliage, pumpkin pies, and the start of deer mating and hunting season. Last year in Tennessee, one person was killed in a traffic crash involving deer.
Hello to everyone! It is great to be with you on this last week of November. I hope each and everyone had a wonderful week. For me and my house, we had a great week. You know I love this time of year when families come together and have a wonderful, blessed time.
The Ingleside-Pentagon Club met at the home of Beverly Hardin on Nov. 5. Co-Hostess was Janis McCall. Members present were Christine Carroll, Junie Gilliam, Beverly Hardin, Janis McCall, Laurel Sewell, Carolyn Swift, Joan Swift, Ann Woods, and Glenda Wiley.
It is true "the early bird gets the worm", and it is true 50 birdies received "Grand opening" 10-dollar gift cards to spend at Jacks Creek Dollar General - known to locals as "JC Mall." Those with drooping tail feathers (number 51 -200) received small tote bags and a yellow drinking tumbler.
Jerry Clower was famous for his story telling, and he once recorded a tale about persimmon wine. Don't know how truthful that yarn was, however, if you have ever eaten a green persimmon, you probably needed some relief! For you see, before it ripens, the fruit of the persimmon tree has tremendous "pucker power."
You see them at every event and all the sports games. That pretty 13-year old shaking her pom-poms and screaming cheer-chants at the top of her lungs. Another day you see that adorable 10-year old running across a field chasing a soccer ball for all she is worth, then suddenly with gazelle-like grace she makes the winning points.
Willie Sue Anderson, M.Ed., a native of Henderson, has published her first children's book, Wynter, Take a Bow! The book poetically illustrates the creative genius and exuberant spirit of one amazing little girl.
In light of recent international terrorist activities, one might wonder what makes some people "tick." Beyond that, we cannot just wish it away or ignore it, especially when "our" kids ask questions about it.
With white-tailed deer rifle season now open in Tennessee, officials at the Tennessee Wildlife Federation (TWF) are reminding hunters that one deer donated to TWF's Hunters for the Hungry (HFTH) program will provide 168 meals to Tennessee's less fortunate this holiday season.