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Journalism class on the road looking for stories in Chester
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Account established to accept donations for Hendershot family

An account has been setup at Chester County Bank to accept donations for funeral expenses for the late Erica Cox Hendershot, as well medical expenses for her children.

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Fish fry fundraiser to benefit MSYC

The annual Mid-South Youth Camp Fish Fry is set for Saturday, July 27. The event, sponsored by the MSYC Advisory Board, will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the campsite, located on Highway 45 North of Henderson.

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Superintendent injured in bicycle accident

Chester County Superintendent of Schools Cherrie Pipkin suffered severe injuries from a bicycle accident while vacationing in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on July 10. Pipkin is currently receiving treatment at a Knoxville hospital.

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Opinion

Fantastic Father’s Day flatulence footwear
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Finding a solution to the student loan hike
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Unemployment insurance program plagued by problems
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Sports

Age 5-6 boys place third
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All City Reds are West Tennessee Champs
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Cheerleaders receive multiple awards at camp
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Darlings eliminated at state
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SPORTS SCHEDULES
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Vipers first in Madness and Showdown
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What's Happening

What's Happening
What's Happening
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Education

Next orientation for GED classes is Aug. 5-7
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Program meets “critical need” for earlier autism identification
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Tomlin to attend D.C. Leadership forum
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Obituaries

Erica Hendershot
Sept. 10, 1982 – July 8, 2013
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Hollis Wildon Lee
Jan. 12, 1943 – July 13, 2013
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Ora Earle Lynch Aug. 17, 1912 – July 11, 2013
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Peggy Jackson Weaver
Aug. 11, 1935 – July 15, 2013
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Phillip Todd Neal
July 5, 1974 – July 6, 2013
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Rick Thomas
Nov. 25, 1952 – July 8, 2013
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Church News

“Heartbeat Hospital” VBS July 15-19
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“Kingdom Rock” VBS July 17-19
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Children’s Crusade July 18-20
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Cool Springs Missionary Baptist Church BBQ sale July 20
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Enville United Pentecostal Church Homecoming July 21
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Finger First Baptist Church revival July 21-24

Finger First Baptist Church announces their revival services Sunday, July 21 beginning at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., and at 7 p.m. Monday, July 22  through Wednesday, July 24. Ronnie Sells will be holding the revival and welcomes all to attend.

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Harvest Time’s Youth Day Service Aug. 18
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Holly Springs United Methodist Church fish fry July 20
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Middlefork Road Baptist Church “Free Day” yard sale July 20
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TN news

Alexander cosponsors repeal Obamacare’s tax hike on medical device manufacturers
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Your Right To Know

Your Right To Know
Your Right To Know
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Public Notices

Public Notices
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Lifestyle

<i><u>Across America on scooter</u></i><br>Group aims for world records while promoting electric vehicle use
Across America on scooter
Group aims for world records while promoting electric vehicle use

Walking, bicycling, even riding horses across America has become a popular way to raise awareness of particular issues. However, Saturday a group came through Henderson on a most unusual apparatus – an electric motor scooter.

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Baking up a breakfast treat in your own kitchen
Baking up a breakfast treat in your own kitchen

My husband has been asking me for weeks to make a cinnamon raisin bread recipe, and I resisted because bread doesn’t always cooperate for me, especially during humid months.

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Chestnut beaten in Slugburger contest
Chestnut beaten in Slugburger contest

The world’s top-ranked competitive eater was no match for the slugburger.

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La Di Da holds ribbon cutting
La Di Da holds ribbon cutting

On Thursday, July 11, Henderson-Chester County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at the new Main Street location of La Di Da, a ladies’ clothing and accessory store.

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Mead receives Funeral Director/Embalmers license
Mead receives Funeral Director/Embalmers license

Randy Mead of Henderson recently earned his Associates in Applied Science Degree in Funeral Service Education from Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, Ala

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Paulman attends DOJ training program
Paulman attends DOJ training program

Henderson-Chester County Dispatch Center Director of Tele-Communication, Barbie Paulman recently returned from the prestigious Chief Executive Training Seminar, held just outside of the nation’s capital, at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) located in Alexandria, Va.

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Lordy, lordy  Crystal’s “40”
Lordy, lordy Crystal’s “40”
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Movie Review – Despicable Me 2 – a delight!
Movie Review – Despicable Me 2 – a delight!
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Words for the Week: “is it worth it …?”

Yard Sales! Many people, young and old, flock to yard sales early and often, enjoying the searching and the bargaining.

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Main Street “Hotdog Day” to benefit Relay for Life

Main Street Café is celebrating National Hot Dog day on Wednesday, July 24.

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Maximize and extend roses’ beauty with proper care
Maximize and extend roses’ beauty with proper care

Although June is national rose month, gardeners can keep their roses healthy and blooming all summer long.

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Top Stories

Dixie teams place in state, others begin
Photo by James A. Webb, Independent Madison Burton of Chester County is caught in a run-down near home plate Monday at the Dixie Darlings State tournament Monday in Bolivar. However, she out-smarted her opponents and managed to cross home plate to score a
Dixie teams place in state, others begin

Two local Dixie teams gave outstanding performances in state tournament play this past weekend, each reaching the semi-finals rounds before being eliminated.

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Bad Memory!
Bad Memory!

This house fire created a bad memory for the residents living there.

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City Board appoints Faulkner to fill vacancy
City Board appoints Faulkner to fill vacancy

City of Henderson Board of Mayor and Aldermen met Thursday, July 11.

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McCarty ordered to undergo forensic mental evaluation
McCarty ordered to undergo forensic mental evaluation

Seth McCarty appeared in General Sessions Court on Friday, July 12.

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Tennessee CPA Society concludes Accounting Academy
Those attending the Accounting Academy July 10 in Nashville pose for a photo. Among those attending were Chester County High School senior Nichole Patterson and CCHS graduate Samantha Sweat.
Tennessee CPA Society concludes Accounting Academy

The Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) completed its annual Accounting Academy event for high school students on July 10 at Lipscomb University.

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Two-vehicle at Four-Way
Two-vehicle at Four-Way

A two-vehicle collision sent one person to an area hospital July 9.

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Worker injured in fall
Worker injured in fall

At approximately 4:10 p.m. Monday, July 15, Guadalupe Rodriguez fell from a forklift basket and hit his head.

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Community News

<i>Only Yesterday</i><br>“Oil well drilling underway in Jacks Creek”
Only Yesterday
“Oil well drilling underway in Jacks Creek”
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Deanburg Community News
Deanburg Community News
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Henderson Community News
Henderson Community News
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Jacks Creek Community Club News
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Jacks Creek Community News
Jacks Creek Community News
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New Friendship & Glendale Community News
New Friendship & Glendale Community News
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Sweetlips Community News
Sweetlips Community News
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Taking the Chester County Library to the next level
Taking the Chester County Library to the next level

The Chester County Library has been a busy place this summer. Because of the Summer Reading Program that among other exciting things allowed children to “touch a truck,” enjoy a magic show and meet Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat, little ones have made the library a prime destination for summer fun! Youth have found a book club in which they can read and discuss novels as well as work on projects that reinforce the central ideas of the book.

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