Editor’s Note: A portion of this story ran in the July 18 edition of the Independent. However, it was incomplete. This is the full version.
Chester County Commission will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30, in the Criminal Justice Complex.
Darryl Worley will bring Ronnie Milsap to the annual Tennessee River Run in downtown Savannah Sept. 14.
Weather for the 2013 season of Henderson Arts Commission’s Arts in the Alley has been unpredictable, but on July 18, the band played on despite the sporadic bursts of rain.
To make a point early in this recollection of a fine man and friend, I must confess that religious sects and doctrines have never meant as much to me as a person’s power of faith and how they show it in their lives.
Democracy is not for everybody. We’ve learned that in the Middle East, where societies with ancient tribal roots are shown to be unprepared for a government system in which the majority rules by public vote.
A bipartisan student loan agreement I announced this week with several colleagues is terrific news for about 202,000 Tennessee borrowers who will be taking out nearly $1.8 billion to help pay for college costs next year.
Lupe Rodriguez, 43, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013.
Paul Jonathan (Big John) Daniel, 60, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013.
Tony Anthony Howell, 50, passed away July 19, 2013 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.
William Everett Burch, 66, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in Lexington.
New Home Baptist Church on Silerton Road will be having a “Western Roundup” Vacation Bible School starting Monday, July 29, through Thursday, Aug. 1, from 6:30 to 8:30 each evening.
Harvest Time Church of God in Christ is pleased to announce its Youth Day Service at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, August 18.
Last week Jehovah’s Witnesses in Chester County began an intensive, door-to-door, countywide campaign to invite the public to three conventions being held in Memphis next month.
There will be a singing at 1 p.m. at Old Path Baptist Church Sunday, Aug.4 featuring the Ross’ group from Mifflin.
Whenever someone says, “Trust me,” I start looking for the door, or at least a wall to back up against.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder announced an innovative new online pre-registration form which will allow veterans and their families to be pre-approved for burial in the state veterans cemeteries.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s investigation into the conduct of a former Brighton police officer has resulted in indictments against him being handed down by the Tipton County grand jury earlier this month.
Douglas Earl McCasland, 45, of Savannah, was indicted Monday on 10 counts of mail fraud, and three counts of making false statements regarding the proper remediation of houses where methamphetamines have been produced, announced U.S. Attorney Edward L. Stanton III.
About a year ago, I was given a six-cake mini-Bundt pan. I hadn’t figured out a way to put the pan to use until recently when my husband decided to bake a cake – six different ways.
Reid Barker and Beverly Morton, both of Chester County, were recently honored for completing the WestStar Leadership Program sponsored by the University of Tennessee at Martin.
West Tennessee Healthcare has named Danny Wheeler to its Board of Trustees, following his appointment by the Jackson City Council.
This week’s review was going to be on Monsters University. Thursday evening, when I told the ticket sales person I wanted to see Monsters University he said, “I’m sorry, but that movie is not having a 7 p.m. showing today; we are previewing three other movies in that time slot.
What is that web-looking thing in my oaks, hickory and maples?
On the left there is a 2-month-old, leaning back and holding her head up, apparently engrossed in whatever the photographer is doing to get a good photograph.
Leaders of West Tennessee Healthcare (WTH) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center today announced an academic affiliation agreement which further establishes a collaborative relationship between the two institutions, now for the creation of new cancer programs in West Tennessee.
Special Needs Athletics in Selmer recently wrapped up its season in patriotic style at Patriotic Park in Selmer. The league serves athletes from McNairy, Chester and Hardin Counties.
The Chester County Independent received first place for Best Personal Humor Column at Tennessee Press Association’s 2013 State Press Awards, co-sponsored by the University of Tennessee, on Friday, July 19.
A one-vehicle motor-vehicle accident sent one person to Jackson-Madison County General Hospital July 17.
The American Legion recognized the 2013 Boys and Girls State representatives with a dinner in their honor on July 18.
Happy birthday wishes go to Nick Gilham on July 25; Jade Grisham on July 26; Blake Thompson and Brayden Thompson on July 27; Leah Haley and Carl Adkins Jr. on July 29; Janice Keen on July 30; and Aubrey Garton and Nicole Thompson on July 31.
Hello to everyone! It is good to be here with you. First, I just want to thank the Lord for another week and for the rain on Sunday. If He sends more rain it just might cool us down some.
New Home Baptist Church on Silerton Road will be having a “Western Roundup” Vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 8:30 each evening starting Monday, July 29, through Thursday, Aug. 1.
Unlike pink skies or pink waterfalls in other locations, Jacks Creek’s water didn’t have pink lights announcing the sex of the babies, but they were wrapped in pink blankets, if that counts.
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