Remote Area Medical (RAM) is returning to Chester County, Oct. 12 and 13, at Chester County Junior High, 930 East Main Street in Henderson.
National Public Lands Day (NPLD) across the nation is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21. Three area state parks have activities scheduled to coincide with the event.
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farm Ser-vice Agency announc-ed the AG Credit Act of 1984 authorizes designation of Chester, Hardin and McNairy counties to receive FSA disaster loan applications.
Bicycle enthusiasts across the state are preparing for the annual Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee, which will kick off its 24th year with a seven-day excursion beginning Sept. 14, showcasing West Tennessee’s beautiful landscapes.
Henderson Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, in the council chamber of Henderson City Hall.
A local teenager will compete on a national television show this week. Abbie Bayless, 13, will be a contestant on the X Factor on Fox Television Network.
On Friday, Sept. 20, the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting enforcement operations in Chester County at the following times and locations:
The fund raising committee for the new West Tennessee Veterans’ Cemetery recently met at Parker’s Crossroads and announced that they have received $608,620 to date.
The Internal Revenue Service violated the First Amendment rights of the American people — and their trust — when it targeted conservative political groups in Tennessee and around the country for additional scrutiny during the 2012 election.
I was reading an online post recently about how people stereotype the lives of writers, and it made me laugh in recognition. Now, as a newspaper reporter, I don’t fancy myself to be on par with famous authors like Stephen King or Nora Roberts, to pick a couple of well-known writers.
On the wall of my childhood Sunday School class was a giant, gridlined poster board that looked sort of like an Excel spreadsheet. There was a place for each child’s name, and then all of these vacant boxes running to the right, eager to be filled with shining gold stars.
Scott Summars, flight nurse for the Jackson Air Evac Lifeteam base, has been honored with the company’s 2013 Region 3 Flight Nurse of the Year award.
Despite being one of the most famous war heroes in Tennessee history, much of Alvin York's life has remained hidden for almost a century, but a newly opened exhibit could change that.
If you enjoyed “The Ultimate Gift,” then this movie is one you should see. It is a prequel (Red’s life before the prior movie) and a sequel, detailing his grandson Jason’s life some time after the prior movie ended.
In 1930, Frank Mars met a couple from Giles County in Middle Tennessee. They talked about farming and livestock, and he told them he was looking for farmland to buy. They told him there was a farm in Lynnville for sale, so he went to look it over.
Arthritis is a term most of us are familiar with. Whether we have a friend or loved one troubled by the condition, or we struggle with it ourselves, arthritis affects a very large portion of our society.
One morning in January, my 5-year-old and I were driving to her pre-school, close to my work, a 90-mile trip. We were talking, laughing, singing and enjoying the morning. We came over the top of a hill, doing about 50 miles per hour. It was a two lane road, with a deep valley before us and then another tall hill. The sun was bright, off to our right, and it was a beautiful day.
The 12th Annual Facing Future Choices Conference, a free educational event, has been scheduled for 9:30 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the West Jackson Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall in Jackson.
Chester County’s Relay For Life will celebrate the end of the 2013 Relay season and prepare for the 2014 kick-off during the Chester County High School football game on Friday, Sept. 13.
Chester County Commission met in regular session on Monday, Sept. 9. As the 2013-2014 commission year begins, commissioners unanimously voted to maintain Mayor Dwain Seaton as chairman and commissioner Barry Smith as chairman pro tem.
From left, Ben Moore, Nicky Gilliam and Ethan Hanson, along with Kayla Kitchen and Jade Cox (background) tap out the beat for the Chester County Marching Eagles during the early stages of the CCHS and Bolivar football game Friday at Eagle Stadium.
There were 27 points total scored in the final two minutes of the second period of the high school football game Friday between Bolivar Central and Chester County, but only 13 were scored in the entire second. The result was a 37-28 victory for the Chester County Eagles, giving them their first victory of the season and leaving Bolivar winless.
A reception is scheduled for 2-5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 at Henderson City Hall to honor Nadine Carroll upon her retiring.
Just spent a beautiful day taking Legina to Nashville to Vanderbilt Hospital to her arthritis specialist. She didn’t get a good report. The inflammation in her body is 78 percent, which is very high. She will have to go to Nashville for treatments, probably starting next week. Anyone have a large supply of gas to give away?
Happy birthday wishes go to Danyhell Martin on Sept. 13; Nicole Robberstad and Ashlyn Nicole McIntire on Sept. 14; April Collins, Lucas Mooney and Sherry Smith on Sept. 15; Ray Garton and Mason Weeks on Sept. 17; and Sue Poff, Allene Weatherington and Teresa Lambert on Sept. 18.
Hello to everyone! Well, we made it through another week. Thank you Lord! However, this week for me brings back the sad memory of 9/11/2001.
The Hickory Corner Community Center will have a bingo night on Saturday, Sept. 14. Bring prizes for the bingo table and finger food for the 5 p.m. meal. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the fun and fellowship.
Come and check out Four Corner Market. Labor Day weekend opened the doors to the market. It will be handy for those heading through the intersection.
On our prayer list this week are Laverne Lott, Fred Tucker, Adam Wise, Pam Priddy, Joanne Sells, Jean Latham, Joanne Altier, Sammy Ross, Phillip Ross, Carolyn Potter, Charles Cupples, George Butler, Gerald Stanfill, Paul Garrison, Randy Miller, Rachel Ellington, LaVerne Austin, Larry and Minnie Austin, Jennifer Hinson, Frenzola Morris, Faye Tucker, Shirley Rietl, Dobber Dyer, Bobbie Nell Wells, Teresa Seaton, their caretakers and our military personnel and their families.
Hopewell Baptist Church will have their yearly Fall Singing Sunday, Sept. 15. There will be no Sunday school that day. Preaching will be at 11 a.m., a meal will follow and around 1:15 singing will begin. The Jeff Smith Family will be performing. Everyone is invited to attend.
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