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Local News

Clayton Bank ranked third in the nation

Clayton Bank, owned by the Jim Clayton family, was ranked the third highest performing bank in the nation by Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) – the leading national bank advocacy group.

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Coming Home
Coming Home

Glendale Community Center hosted the Glendale Community Homecoming July 27.

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State Sales Tax Holiday is Aug 2-4

Tennessee’s eighth annual Sales Tax Holiday will “stimulate sales while providing consumers some much needed sales tax relief,” said Senator Dolores Gresham (R-Somerville). The holiday will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 2, and end at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 4.

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Tennessee receives top grade for financial literacy

Tennessee’s efforts to teach financial literacy skills to young people have earned the state a top grade among the 50 states.

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Opinion

Democratic Chair applauds vision of Obama on security for middle class

President Obama was scheduled to speak Tuesday in Chattanooga.

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Letter to the editor
Letter to the editor
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Of barn cats, kittens and the power of hiss

Barn cats. You don’t know where they come from, but suddenly they appear and establish squatters’ rights on an outbuilding.

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Sports

Lions grow recruiting class with two more signees
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BoatUS offers tips on boating with dogs
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SPORTS SCHEDULES
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What's Happening

What's Happening
What's Happening
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Education

Herron speaks at Democrat Scholarship Banquet
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Talking with Fido
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‘Father hunger’: How his absence affects his daughters
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Bethel University to hold Summer Commencement Saturday
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FHU professor of music to perform at exhibition
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More women are flying solo to see the world
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Unconventional ideas could save your marriage
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WT Business College names local residents to Dean’s List
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Obituaries

Elna Lee Pierce
April 20, 1933 – July 24, 2013
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Church News

“Western Roundup” VBS through Aug. 1

New Home Baptist Church on Silerton Road will be having a “Western Roundup” Vacation Bible School now through Thursday, Aug. 1, from 6:30 to 8:30 each evening.

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Big Springs UMC Revival

Big Springs United Methodist Church, Ozier Road, Pinson, announces their annual revival Sunday, Aug. 11 – Wednesday, Aug. 14, beginning at 7 p.m. each evening.

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Harvest Time’s Youth Day Service Aug. 18

Harvest Time Church of God in Christ is pleased to announce its Youth Day Service at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18.

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Hopewell Missionary Baptist Revival Aug. 7-11

Revival services will be held from Aug. 7-11 at Hopewell Baptist Church.

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Mixing is a Mistake
Mixing is a Mistake

Regardless of the particular denomination, most of this country’s churches are fiercely joined to American nationalism.

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Montezuma United Methodist Church Revival

Montezuma United Methodist Church, 2870 Montezuma Rd., will have their Revival Aug. 11-13.

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Singing at Old Path Baptist Church Aug 4

There will be a singing at 1 p.m. at Old Path Baptist Church Sunday, Aug.4 featuring the Ross’ group from Mifflin.

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Unity Baptist Church revival

Unity Baptist Church invites everyone to join them for revival services held at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, August 11, and at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12 through Wednesday, Aug.14.

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TN news

Captiol Hill Review

Tennessee claims key ranking of lowest debt in the nation

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Your Right To Know

Property transfers, etc.
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Public Notices

Public Notices
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Lifestyle

Hotdog Day raises awareness, funds for Relay for Life
Hotdog Day raises awareness, funds for Relay for Life

Main Street Cafe hosted a hotdog fundraiser for Relay for Life outside of the courthouse on Wednesday raising a total of $588 for the cause of cancer research.

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Digging through the archives  for a new take on cake
Digging through the archives for a new take on cake

I found the following recipe in a 1963 edition of the Chester County Independent.

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<i>Weaver 50th anniversary</i>
Weaver 50th anniversary

Jerry and Marilyn Weaver of Henderson will celebrate their 50th anniversary Sunday, Aug. 11.

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Legion commander tours state
Legion commander tours state

George Harper of Memphis, who is serving as the State Commander of the American Legion made his Membership Tour to the Eighth District on Thursday night, July 25.

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Movie Review – Monsters University –  OK is OK!
Movie Review – Monsters University – OK is OK!

Monsters University trailers intimated that little Mike Wazowski would not be allowed to go to Monsters University.

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Words for the Week: “How ‘bout you …?”
Words for the Week: “How ‘bout you …?”
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Beshires participates in professional certification program

Lance Beshires, County Trustee of Chester County, attended the annual meeting of the National Association of County Collectors, Treasurers and Finance Officers (NACCTFO) in Fort Worth on July 17 and 18, and completed professional certification coursework in public policy administration.

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Chester County Historical Society will meet Aug. 5

The Chester County Historical Society will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5, at the Senior Citizens Center.

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Top Stories

Locals capture 21 medals at 33rd Senior Olympics
The 2013 State Senior Olympics included, from left, Alvin Jones (three medals), Georgia Phillips, (10), and Robert Jones (nine). Others participating included Wayne Williams, Lionel Perrigo and Ricky Weaver.
Locals capture 21 medals at 33rd Senior Olympics

Hundreds of seniors came away with gold, silver and bronze medals for their outstanding athletic performance in the Tennessee Senior Olympics state finals, June 21-27 in Franklin and Williamson County. 

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<i>The running man!</i><br>Overcoming an accident, 20 feet at a time
The running man!
Overcoming an accident, 20 feet at a time

Scott Bumpas is the man that everyone knows, but nobody knows.

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Davis receives top honor
Davis receives top honor

The Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police recently held its 43rd Annual Conference in Kingsport earlier this month.

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Community News

<i>Only Yesterday</i><br>“School enrollment reaches total of 2,215 students”
Only Yesterday
“School enrollment reaches total of 2,215 students”
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An exchange student is for life:  Zumkir maintains close ties to his adopted home
An exchange student is for life: Zumkir maintains close ties to his adopted home

Over 20 years later, Pascal Zumkir still calls Henderson home. In 1989, Pascal arrived in this country as an exchange student from Belgium who barely spoke any English.

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Deanburg Community News
Deanburg Community News
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Enville Community News
Enville Community News
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Henderson Community News
Henderson Community News
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Hickory Corner Community News
Hickory Corner Community News
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Montezuma Community News
Montezuma 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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