146th YEAR - NO. 17
September 2, 2010
SERVING CHESTER COUNTY SINCE 1865
Vandal burglarizes Jacks Creek Post Office Person of interest in custody, no charges filed as of Tuesday Our offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 6 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Our deadline for ALL ads and copy will be this Friday, Sept 3.
School board to meet Considering naming an interim An interim for the position of Superintendent for the Chester County school district may be named as soon as next Thursday. The board has scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 in the school board meeting room at the home office to discuss the matter further. As outlined in last month’s meeting, the school board agreed at their upcoming September meeting they would convene and review the names they selected for interview for the interim position. Last month, current Chester County Supt. John Pipkin sent a list to each board member of all eligible interim candidates in the Chester County school district that would qualify. Pipkin informed approximately 18 local candidates meet the designated interim requirements. To meet qualifications to serve as interim faculty or staff members must have obtained their master’s degree in administration supervision. From the list of qualifiers, each board member was to nominate one for an interview, with the exception of Chairman Dwain Seaton who will no longer be serving on the board. However, the board elected to allow the newest board member, Norris Frank, to submit a name for consideration and interview. The interim interviews were scheduled to take place prior to this upcoming September meeting. The process for selecting a full-time superintendent is still underway and they will continue to accept applications until Sept. 30. To date, the school board has received five applications, two from Chester County, and others from Clarksville, Chicago, and North Carolina. Other items on the agenda include delegate the approval of school trips to the superintendent, consider changes to the policy manual, approve textbook committee, approve compliance assurances for 2010-2011, approve auditor for individual school accounts, and consider project for soccer program.
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When Jacks Creek postal employee Lori Martin came to work Monday morning at 7 a.m. it was business as usual, until she noticed someone had taped a priority mail bag over the work room floor door. “I guess they did it so no one would immediately notice it had been broken into,” Martin stated. According to the Chester County Sheriff’s report, the door that leads to the back room had been pried open with a large screw driver or a crow bar, causing $300 worth of damage to the facility. Mail and various packages had been scattered around the room where authorities believe cash was the target of the burglary. Jacks Creek Post Office hosts approximately 90 boxes and according to the sheriff’s report most of them had been had been vandalized and rifled through. The report noted the only thing missing at the time seemed to be money orders. Martin said the burglary had to have taken place between
Postal Inspector Susan Link takes information from postal worker Lori Martin Monday morning after the Jacks Creek Post Office had been burglarized. Saturday afternoon and Monday morning at 7 a.m. Authorities are holding a person of interest in custody. This suspect was located in Savannah by authorities with evidence connecting him to the postal crime in Jacks Creek. As of Tuesday afternoon, no formal charges against the individual have been file. The United States Post Office will be handling the investigation. Mail tampering on any level is a federal offense.
Community honors long-time city employee In normal circumstances when someone exits a place of unemployment after serving 30 years, they are usually cruising into retirement. For City Public Works Director Jerry King, he has desired to take the road less traveled and put it in drive towards a new adventure. King will be sworn in today (Wednesday) as the county road supervisor. The city of Henderson honored him with a luncheon Monday expressing their sincere appreciation for his dedicated service to the city and residents. “During this election I noticed a lot of the city residents didn’t really want to vote for Jerry for (county road superintendent), they were a little selfish,” Mayor Bobby King explained, “because they didn’t want to lose him as Public Works Director.” An appreciation plaque was awarded to (Jerry) King from Mayor King on behalf of the city of Henderson with Mayor King stating, “Whoever takes Jerry’s place has some big shoes to fill.” City Recorder Jim Garland, who once shared an office with King, presented his fellow co-
Above: Mail litters the ground of the work room floor Monday morning after postal workers in Jacks Creek reported a break in.
BBQ Festival update
Henderson Mayor Bobby King presents former Public Works Director Jerry King with an appreciation plaque Monday. (Jerry) King will be leaving the city of Henderson as he was newly elected to serve as the county road supervisor. worker with a gift from all of the city employees and shared, “Today’s a sad day for the city, we’re losing a very dedicated, long-time employee. “He’s been a good friend to me, and a good friend to a lot of you all and I think every city resident has been blessed to have him as an employee. You can always count on him to be there when you needed him.” Former Mayor Eddy Patterson spoke similar words Monday, “Jerry was a loyal
employee, and he set the bar very high, and I know this city is going to miss you. “We wish you the best as you start this new chapter and I know you will continue to serve the public well.” But (Jerry) King was quick to mention he will still continue to keep up with city business. “I just can’t walk completely away from it after all that time,” King said sharing deep sentiments, “I spent 30 years with the city and that was my life.”
Public Works Director Jerry King reflects on 30 years Monday during a luncheon that was held in his honor for his service to the city of Henderson.
There are only four weeks away until the 33rd annual Chester County Barbecue Festival, which is slated Sept. 30 through Oct. 2. According to festival coordinator Patricia Ledford, Saturday is going to be full of kids’ activities including storytelling, pet show, prettiest pig costume contest and lots more. Additionally, the Chester County Independent will be hosting a baking contest in conjunction with associate website, justapinch.com. Categories will include Cakes by Kids and Perfect Pies. Perfect Pie entries may be submitted from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at the Chester County Independent. Judging will be held that afternoon, and results will be announced in the Independent’s Barbecue Festival special section the following week. Pie entries must be dessert pies (no entrée or meat pies). Entries may be original recipe or “borrowed,” and should be delivered with a typed recipe. Please note the source of the recipe, whether a famous chef or country cookbook. Prizes will be awarded and winners will be announced on stage during the Barbecue Festival. Cakes by Kids entries may be submitted from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Independent booth at the Barbecue Festival. Entries may be original or from a cookbook or otherwise, should include a typed recipe with source listed, and should hopefully be edible. Shape and theme of each cake is limited only to each child’s imagination. Prizes will be awarded and winners will be announced during Saturday’s kid-friendly festivities. Stay tuned each week for more information regarding Chester County’s biggest festival.
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Search warrant leads to drug arrest
Pusser Reunion The Pusser family reunion will be on Saturday, Sept. 4, at the Enville Community Center. Bring a covered dish; lunch will be at noon.
Alexander Reunion The family of Henry and Maudie Alexander will have a reunion beginning at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 4, at the Chester County Senior Center. Bring a covered dish for the potluck meal. All family and friends are welcome.
Sanford Rodgers Cemetery meeting At 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 4, those interested in the Sanford Rodgers Cemetery will gather for their annual meeting regarding the cemetery upkeep. There will be a potluck meal afterward.
Braly Reunion The Will and John Braly family reunion will be held at noon on Sunday, Sept. 5, at the Sagamore Lodge at Chickasaw State Park. Bring a covered dish for lunch. All relatives and friends are invited.
Bethel Springs School Alumni The Bethel Springs School Alumni will assemble at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 5, at the BSES cafeteria to share memories, food, fun and fellowship. The graduating class of 1960, “The Golden Bethel Rebels,” will be honored this year, which marks their 50th year. “The Cartwright Family” will provide entertainment. Rockabilly music will also celebrate the 1960 era. All former and current students are encouraged to attend. Bring a covered dish that will compliment barbecued pork/chicken. Lloyd Watkins will be cooking for this occasion. For more information, call 934-7668, 610-4443 or 6459282.
Project Graduation meeting The first Project Graduation meeting for all seniors and their parents is at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at CCHS. Please come and support the seniors.
CCHS Class of 1947 Reunion The Chester County High School Class of 1947 will have a reunion at noon on Saturday, Sept. 11, at Arnold’s Steak House in Henderson. For more information, call David Ross at 989-2629.
Annual Neighborhood Stew The annual neighborhood stew will be on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the residence of Jimmy (Darlene) Jones, and Vercie M. Massengill on Trice St. Bring meat for stew on Friday evening if possible, and all vegetables no later than 8 a.m. Saturday, Stew should be ready by 2 p.m. Bring lawn chairs.
Henderson Fire Dept. Open House The City of Henderson Fire Department will host an Open House from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18. There will be lots to do and experience. The Rescue Squad, EMS and THP will also be there.
Benefit for Phillip Jimenez There will be a benefit for Phillip Jimenez, 2009 CCHS graduate, who is in serious condition following a recent motorcycle wreck in Hawaii while stationed there with the U.S. Navy. Jimenez is currently in ICU at Tripler Army Medical Center. The benefit will begin at 11 a.m. Sept. 18, at the First United Methodist Church in Henderson, and will include plate lunches, silent auction, drawing for a shotgun (raffle) and more.
Racing So They Can Ride Racing So They Can Ride, an event benefiting West TN Hippotherapy, will be on Saturday, Sept. 18, at Dick’s parking lot in Jackson. The event is in memory of Caleb Lott. For more information, call Mendi Moore at 608-1681 or email email@example.com
Pinson Mounds Archaeofest Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Park will be hosting the 28th Annual Archaeofest from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18 and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 19. This is a free event open to the public and will proceed rain or shine. This weekend event is a celebration of Native American Culture as well as Archaeology. The activities will include: Native American music and dance, hay wagons tours, story-telling, Native American food and crafts, wildlife programs (birds of prey and reptiles), Flint Knapping and there will be an archaeologist on site. For information, call 988-5614.
SWHRA to distribute commodities Southwest Human Resource Agency will distribute commodities from 8 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Sept. 23, at the National Guard Armory. No certificates will be accepted after noon. New certificates for commodities are being issued at the Southwest Community Center, 269 N. Church in Henderson. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday until Sept. 22.
Free Sports Physicals Free sports physicals will be offered every second and fourth Thursday of each month from 1:30-5 p.m., compliments of Dr. Paul Schwartz; Scott Miskelly, FNP; and April Downing, FNP, at Main Street Family Medicine, 1306 Hwy. 45 North in
Henderson. This service is being provided to high school and junior high athletes to help support our local teams and the families of Chester County. Call 989-9899 to set up an appointment time and bring your sports form completed and signed by parent or legal guardian.
Selmer Senior Center plans trips The Selmer Senior Center is sponsoring a trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. Nov. 8-12. Cost of the trip is $579 per double occupancy. Final payment is due by Oct. 1. For more information, contact Hollie Knight at 6457843.
CC Senior Center plans trip The Chester County Senior Center is planning a trip to the Great Smokey Mountains Nov. 29-Dec. 1. Cost is $375 single, $325 double, $315 triple or $300 quad. Deposit is due by Sept. 20 with balance due by Nov. 8. For more information, call 9897434.
Hospice volunteers needed Hospice of West Tennessee is looking for volunteers to sit with cancer patients, run errands, read to them and provide companionship. Hospice volunteers are needed in Henderson and surrounding towns. For more information, call 664-4220.
Volunteers needed to deliver meals Volunteers are needed to deliver meals to shut-ins one day per month. Call the Chester County Senior Center at 989-7434 and ask for Shirley Stanfill.
Alcoholics Anonymous The Henderson group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. each Tuesday (closed discussion), 8 p.m. on Thursdays (open discussion) and 3 p.m. on Sundays (open discussion and big book). Meetings are now located at First United Methodist Church on North Ave. in Henderson. For more information, call 989-8348.
Recycle cell phones The Chester County Senior Center and the Chester County Solid Waste Department have joined together to recycle cell phones. You may drop them off at Miller’s Big Star, all five convenience centers or the Senior Center. It helps the environment and is a fundraiser for the Senior Center. Used ink cartridges are also recycled.
Word Weavers meets each month Word Weavers, a local writing group, meets at 10 a.m. the second Saturday of each month at the Chester County Library. Word Weavers is a group for anyone interested in writing. Visitors are welcome.
Yoga Classes Yoga classes are being offered at First United Methodist Church. The classes are taught by Carleen Miller, certified yoga instructor, and are held every Monday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the church’s Christian Life Center gym. The cost is $5 per session. For information, call the church office at 9892732.
Quilt Group meets monthly “Quilters Without a Clue” meet the third Saturday of each month at the Chester County Library from 9:30 to noon. Quilters/needleworkers of all experience levels are welcome. Lessons will be given for beginning quilters. For more information, call Carol at 608-2974 or go by the Fabric Corner, 110 E. Main St. in Henderson.
Family History Books available at library The Chester County Family History Book, Volume I, and the Chester County Pictorial Book, Volume II, can be picked up at the Chester County Library.
Jackson Rural Development meetings The Jackson Rural Development Area Office holds meetings from 9–11 a.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month in the conference room of Henderson City Hall, 121 Crook Ave. A rural development specialist will be available to assist with rural housing applications. To set up an appointment, call 668-2091.
Loving Paws Fundraiser Loving Paws Rescue is having a special fundraising campaign to raise money to treat nine heartworm positive dogs. All the money received in the collection canisters is now designated for heartworm treatments rather than general funds. If you wish to donate, an account has been set up at Chester County Bank for heartworm treatments. Donations can be mailed to LPR, PO Box 95, Luray, TN 38352. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9890319.
Head Start Program The Head Start Program is for 3- and 4year-old children of low-income families. Applications are taken Monday through Friday at the Southwest Human Resource Building located on White Ave. Go by the office to fill out an application for your child to have a head start. For information, call Marilyn Myhan or Gloria Holiday at 9895111.
A search warrant executed by the Henderson/Chester County Narcotics Unit led to the arrest of a Chester County man whom authorities believed to be selling marijuana. Nathanael Charles Little, 30, of Henderson was arrested last week and charged with manufacturing/sell/delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a schedule VI drug and possession of drug paraphernalia. Authorities entered the East Main Street residence at approximately 10:15 p.m. last Thursday night (Aug. 26) and discovered evidence inside the home that led them to believe the resident was involved with drug trafficking. After a thorough search officers allegedly found: a plastic bag of marijuana found in the living room weighing approximately 12.1 grams, another plastic bag with three individual bags of marijuana found in the living room with all three bags totaling 41.8 grams, a plastic bag double wrapped with two more plastic bags containing 15 individual bags of marijuana in the freezer compartment of the refrigerator totaling approximately 417 grams, a glass marijuana pipe and a pack of Zig-Zag rolling papers, and loose marijuana seeds. Also allegedly found in the residence were plastic sandwich bags, metal marijuana pipe, set of postal scales, and set of digital scales, along with cash. Little is being held in the Chester County Justice Center on $100,00 bond and is scheduled to appear in court Friday, Sept. 3.
NATHANAEL CHARLES LITTLE
Life & Style
Thursday, September 2, 2010
Weaver 50th reunion Fifty-three descendants of the late Absolum and Tildae Weaver met for their annual reunion Aug. 21, 2010, at Pinson Baptist fellowship hall. Those attending were Mary Weaver; Susie Weaver Essary; Susan Weaver; Charles Weaver; Ailiene Cain; Larry Joe, Levi and Daisy Cain; Brandy Cain Holland; Blake Scarbrough; Steve Lane; John and Dena Lane; Guy Gee; James and Elaine Weaver Wilthong; Glen and Anna Russell Newsom; Steve and Glenda Newsom Judd; Colton Judd; Anita Judd; Chris, Tonya and Acen Lambert; Charles and Shirley Russell Prater; Susan Boles, Robin Boles and Marilyn Boles; Dylan, Heather, Callan, Abby and Ryan Kinney; Robert and Peggy Kinney, Jackie Kinney Riley; Roy and Branndon Kinney; Tyre Yarbrough; Tammy Morgan; Heather Maness; Fay Stanfill; Dennis and Susan Kirkpatrick; Warren, Joe and Vivian Kirkpatrick; Candice and Caleb Kirkpatrick; Scott and Marcia Kirkpatrick Fields, and Maddie Fields. The next reunion will be at the same location Aug. 20, 2011.
A.D. AND ANN HYSMITH
There will be a meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at the Montezuma Community Center. All members need to attend. There will be a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, in honor of the people and members that helped build the center. All past and present members and officers are urged to attend and help the center celebrate their
25-year anniversary. Happy anniversary to Marvin and Linda Jones on Sept. 3. Happy birthday to Zack Morton on Sept. 9; Patricia Burkhead on Sept. 11; Steve Morrison on Sept. 20; and Bradon Todd Beshires, Pud Oliver and Joel Cox on Sept. 25. Congratulations to Cayce Marsh and Johnathan Kesler on their marriage. Congratulations to Brooke Clayton and Paul Simon on their upcoming wedding. Remember to support your center. Call Wanda Cook at 989-3724 or Celia Murley at 989-5300.
Little Reece Cari Collins, daughter of Kelley and April Collins, won top honors in the 0-11 months division of the Thomas Media Pageant on Aug. 21. She also won the Best Dressed. Congratulations to Reece and parents. Get well wishes to Phillip Ragan, Sonny Grimm, Winna Knipper, Larry Privett, Teresa Colbert, Nancy Turner, Dennis Bain, Edra Barnett, Linda Holder, Esther Murley, W.T. Colbert, Jim Hanson, Freddie Murley Smith, Gaynell Dees, Ronald Deming and Brenda Collins. Brenda is doing well and wants to thank everyone for the calls, cards and prayers. Also, pray for Kelley and Reece Collins who were in a wreck over the weekend. Fortunately, they weren’t injured seriously. Birthdays this week: Renee Landers, Thelma King, Beverly Collins and Dakota Roberts on Sept. 6; and Todd Clayton and Carol Maness on Aug. 7. Happy belated birthday to Zach Dicky, who had his 16th on Aug. 31. Happy birthday to all.
To those that have dogs, which is probably 99 percent of us, I found that small quantities of grapes and raisins can cause renal failure in dogs. Chocolate, macadamia nuts, cooked onions, or anything with caffeine can also be harmful. Apple and pear seeds contain arsenic, which may be deadly to dogs. Just so you know. Mine would eat anything I give her. I knew about chocolate but not the other. A music trivia to you oldest but goodies out there: 1966, The Beatles played their last concert before a paying audience, at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, Calif. to a soldout crowd of 25,000. John and Paul, knowing what the fans do not (that this will be the last concert ever) bring cameras on stage and take pictures between songs. During this tour, The Beatles have not played a single song from their latest album, ‘Revolver’. They finished the show with a version of Little Richards ‘Long Tall Sally’. Quote of the week: We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck... But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness. - Ellen Goodman Have a great week. Call me with you news at 8799777.
tender loving care feet. He needed his construction hat while driving the new tow Tonka truck at his third birthday party! Braxton Ellis drove fast for miles around his gifts. He braked for a group photo and then back to the wheel bent at 180 degrees. His Barbie doll sister, Braelyn, helped clear traffic, but once her foot was in the way of the mighty tow truck. No serious injuries and all construction crew headed home for a nap. Loving prayers are sent to Chris Young and our other friends, Billie Fletcher and Leon Carroll. Our other friends at home or healthcare are resting, but cards and calls help
them feel better. They are Cindy Springer, Babe Ruth, Judy Azevedo, Frank McEarl, Mae Polluck, and Johnny Curtis (friend in Nashville) who takes our paper. I hope Lois Wilkerson feels like writing news this week which includes Lois Rhodes making it back home Saturday and at church on Sunday. She visited Donette Ada in Illinois (Jamie met them halfway). Even up there Lois kept up with home news, and called Lounell Grissom to report it before it hit the press! That Rhodes woman must have a private eye in her life. She knows the news, but this time she is the news – no news is good news!
A.D. AND ANN HYSMITH IN EARLIER YEARS
Hysmith 50th anniversary A.D. and Ann (Johnson) Hysmith will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Sept. 1, 2010. In lieu of a celebration, the couple is spending the weekend celebrating with family. They were married on Sept. 1, 1960. They have two children, Annice
This past week vandals struck in the community. There was a lot of mailbox damage as well as property damage at Sweetlips Store and a few other homes. I received a call last week from John D. Harris. He was inquiring if I would be interested in a book he had written titled “Those Sweetlips Kelleys.” I told him yes, and he brought a copy to me. I read almost the whole book the first day, a lot of familiar names and faces. There will soon
and Glenn Overall of Memphis and Angie and Larry Morris of Henderson. They also have three grandchildren, Andrew Overall of Memphis, Drs. Nicholas and Jessica Hysmith of Memphis, and Haley Hysmith-Morris of Henderson.
be a copy at the library. He may also have copies for sale at the Sweetlips Store. I know many of the lifelong residents know several of the people and probably a few of their antics! John is the son of Mary Kelley Harris. After I finished the book, I began to think about my roots and all that had happened through the years. I enjoyed the book; thanks Mr. John. Our heartfelt sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Era Mae Kelley Talbert. On our prayer list are Teresa Colbert, Betty Stout, Kim Barton, Frank McEarl, David Varvel, Alyse Rietz, Loretta Pickett, Mary Russell, Coy and Geraldine Jones, Tim Carter, Brenda Collins, J.D. Russell, Ora Lea Barham, Cindy
If you have a fond memory or a funny story of the couple, they would love you to send it to them, as they will be compiling a scrapbook. Please send stories and memories to 120 Nikki Lane, Henderson, TN 38340
Piechocki, Chrissy Busby, Maurine Foster, Kathryn Carroll, our military and their families, our children and our country. Happy birthday to Avery Todd on Sept. 2; Francis Busby and Denise Keen on Sept. 4; Brittany Pickett on Sept. 7; and Kathleen Busby, Jimmy Ward, Sonny Record and Aime Price on Sept. 8. Happy anniversary to James and Heather Bullman on Sept. 2. I received a call from my daughter last Tuesday saying we needed to pick my 4-year-old grandson up at school, reason… he had stuck a rock up his nose. They tried unsuccessfully at school, so I met her at Prime Care. They put him in a chair and in comes our hero, Dr. McCarver. He took a look and asked, “Buddy, why did you put a
rock up your nose?” Will said, “Well, I thought it was a magic rock and if I put it in my nose, it would make me a superhero.” Need I tell you the laughter that went on in that room? When he went to school the next day, they asked how they go the rock out, to which he replied, they sucked it out with a vacuum cleaner! The same day, they were outside playing and he found another rock. He took it to his teacher to ask what kind it was, to which she quickly replied, “It’s not a magic rock Will!” If you have news, call 989-7523. Thought for the week: All people smile in the same language. Hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable Labor Day.
Senior Center Calendar
• Sept. 1 – Kathy’s 11 a.m. • Sept. 2 – Wendal-Louis 10:45 a.m.; Exercising GEO 9 a.m. • Sept. 3 – Bible study 10 a.m. • Sept. 6 – Holiday. • Sept. 7 – W.O.W. Bingo 10:45 a.m. • Sept. 8 – Veterans-Clayton; Budget-V. Barber 10:30 a.m. • Sept. 9 – Dancersize 9 a.m.; Jackson Oaks 9:30 a.m. • Sept. 10 – Wii practice 9 a.m.; Grandparents 11 a.m. • Sept. 13 – Bible study 10 a.m. • Sept. 14 – Lexington Here Rook Tour 9 a.m. • Sept. 15 – Southern Oaks 10 a.m. sing/visit. • Sept. 16 – Dancer GEO 9 a.m.; Lisa sing 10:45 a.m.; bingo after noon. • Sept. 17 – School Days 11 a.m. • Sept. 20 – Caregivers’ Support meeting 2 p.m. at Senior Center. • Sept. 21 – Bible study 9:30 a.m.; birthday party 10 a.m. • Sept. 22 – Bingo after noon. • Sept. 23 – Dancer GEO 9 a.m.; Decatur Manor 10:45 a.m. • Sept. 24 – Fall Fest 11 a.m. • Sept. 27 – Bingo after noon. • Sept. 28 – Nursing Home 9:45 a.m.; Plunks sing 10:45 a.m.; bingo after noon. • Sept. 29 – Blondie’s birthday 11 a.m. • Sept. 30 – Dancer G. Stewart 9 a.m.; Bible study 10 a.m.
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If it was stamps he was looking for on Sunday at the post office, he is the one who took the lickin’ by being caught at another location. Jacks Creek Post Office was broken into Sunday, but never fear, stamps are still available, and so is Lorie Martin. That peace lily is really growing at the post office – big and strong, just the symbol we need! Quote for the day, “The nice thing about living in a small town, when you
don’t know what you’re doing, someone else does.” We have tough girls in our mist. Murdell Barker may have fallen, but her spirit is staying lifted by concerned family and friends. Beauty within can make any outside mark disappear with kisses to the cheek. Joel McCall is being stretched between his wife, Janice Plunk McCall, who is recovering from surgery, and his mother. Also, Regina Brooks runs from the beauty parlor to her mother’s side, but Inez Alexander walked the day after her hip surgery, so perhaps kisses will put Inez into a gear that leads her home, and Regina can
For more information, contact our office at 731-989-4624, or email to email@example.com have a permanent rest. His brother turned 50 in July, so Damon Ross is trying to catch up with Danny. Damon is the baby grandchild of Luke and Beulah Holmes Nobles. The oldest was born in 1947 and the youngest was born 16 years later. Happy Birthday Thursday, little Damon. We are so glad Mamaw saved you from those burning leaves, and what else, Baby Damon? Surely it was not you that loved the whole bottle of pink liquid! The initials are T.L.C, but tender loving care is not going to be her name! Danny and Shirley Stone Ross are becoming grandparents in October. Terry and Doris Bailey Ross are
becoming great grandparents for the first time, and Wilburn and Beatrice Stone know all about diaper changes! This makes the fourth great greatgrandchild in the Nobles Family (I think). A darling pink and brown theme baby shower was given for Britney and Jimmy Carnell by aunts (Debbie Bishop and Vicki Dickson) and nieces, Misti Kendrick and Kelley Swafford. Over a dozen little dresses were being readied for the little baby girl’s closet. We must find matching hats! Family and friends are waiting for the first hair curl to cut and the first little tooth to save. It was a lovely Saturday afternoon to just imagine the patter of little
CHESTER COUNTY INDEPENDENT • Thursday, September 2, 2010
Chester County Independent archives, September 2,, 1960
1960 C.C.H.S. Eagles are left to right: First Row: Anthony Bolton, Cecil Hearn, Lynn Pitts, Tony Marsh, Bill Rush, Lamar Seaton, Larry Hunt, Tommy Moffitt, Larry Decker, Danny Reed; Second Row: Robert Plunk, Jerry Taylor, Danny Bingham, Joe Ozier, Joe Earl Rowland, Donald Rowland, Bill Rowsey, Larry Patterson, Mike Crowe, Don Wilson, Jerry Moore; Third Row: Jackie Thomas, Dennis Johnson, Jerry Dowdy, Edward Plunk, Douglas Smith, Tim Weeks, Charles Bingham, Russell Clayton, Larry Murley, Alton Evans, Troy Kilzer; Fourth Row: Skippy Mount, Larry Smith, Joe Hurst, Christi Christensen, David Hearn, Jerry Patterson, Dwain Seaton, Mike Bishop; Back Row: Managers, Robert Holmes and Willie Frank VanDyke, Coach Eddie Truett, Coach Jim Poteete and Manager Ray Hinson.
EAGLE CO-CAPTAINS Tommy Moffitt and Alton Evans
EAGLE COACHES Jim Poteete and Eddie Truett
Only Yesterday ‘Stadium Opens Friday Night’ From the files of the Chester County Independent August 29, 1940 “Senate Passes Conscription Bill Calling For 12,000,000 Men To Register For Military Service” “The first peace-time Conscription Bill in the history of the United States was passed last night by the Senate in a vote of 58 to 31, following weeks of debate. Before becoming law, however, it will have to pass the House, where the Military Committee is now engaged on such a measure. “The Draft Bill, subjecting the Nation’s young manhood to compulsory military training, requires all male citizens between 21 and 30 to register for the draft, some 12,000,000 in all. All these would become liable to one year of training, to be spent anywhere in the Western Hemisphere. “In addition, all between 18 and 35 might volunteer for a one-year period of training and service. No more than 900,000 draftees might be in service for training at one time.” “Hit By Train As He Naps On Track” “Luther Rankin Escapes With Arm, Rib and Shoulder Fractures” “A nap on the end of a railroad cross-tie proved painfully disastrous to Luther C. Rankin, 46-year-old farmer of the Hickory Corner section, who is in Webb-Williamson Hospital, Jackson, recovering from injuries received when he was hit here by northbound Illinois Central through freight train No. 54 last Saturday afternoon. “Rankin’s left shoulder was crushed, two ribs fractured, and both bones in his right forearm broken in two places in the accident, which occurred as he sat slumped over on the main track of the M. & O. about 200 yards north of the Main Street overhead bridge. “It is believed that his posture was such that only the steam chest on the side of the locomotive struck him, knocking him some distance from the track. “He told attendants there that he had been employed on the night shift of the Janes Manufacturing Company at Trenton recently, had returned to Henderson to look after some farming arrangements, and dropped off to sleep after sitting down on the track to wait for a relative with whom he was going home.” “Welcome Stranger” “Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Garner of Hickory Corner are the parents of a daughter, born Sunday. She is their fifth child, and weighed 8 ½ pounds. “Mr. and Mrs. Ed Morris of Jacks Creek announce the arrival of a son, their third child, August 10.” September 1, 1950 “Bryant Is Wounded” “Claude Bryant of Henderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bryant, was wounded in a Korean battle on August 12, when struck in the hands by shrapnel. “Bryant was hospitalized for six days but is now back on duty with the 24th Division, 34th Infantry Regiment in Korea. He left the States early in January for Japan and has been engaged in the fighting in Korea since the early part of the war.” “Korean War Situation Is Indeed Grave” “Word from Tokyo at mid-week told of a big battle last Wednesday, when 20,000 North Korean Communists, supported by artillery, made a bid for the port city of Pohang, while other thousands of Reds drove into U. S. forces threatening the supply base of Taegu. “Both of these advances by the reds gained slight ground and General
MacArthur’s headquarters estimated that more than one hundred thousand North Koreans were spread along the mountainous front.” “Births” “Dr. L. C. Smith” “Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jones of Pinson announce the birth of a daughter, Edith Elaine, on August 16. “Mr. and Mrs. Joe Terry of Henderson announce the birth of a son on August 22. “Dr. H. D. Farthing” “Born to Arch Lipford and wife of Finger, a daughter, Katherine, on August 26.” September 2, 1960 “Eagles Clash With Savannah Tigers In First Home Game Friday” “Chester County High School will open its 1960 home football season Friday night, September 2, against Savannah. This will be the first game of the season for the Tigers and the third for the Eagles. Coach Poteete’s boys still have high morale and they will be trying to improve on their 0-2 season record.” “Centennial Belle Chapters Being Formed; Fun Ahead For Members” “The Centennial Belles Committee held an organizational meeting on Friday night. “Mrs. Jack Fitts, participation chairman, briefly explained some of the events of the Centennial celebration and how each Centennial Belle would be a part of the fun activities preceding and during the celebration week. “Mrs. Leon Johnson, Belles Chairman, pointed out that the purpose of the Belles is to provide the same type mass participation, community recognition and membership in a community organization for the ladies as is provided for the men by the Brothers of the Brush. “Participation is necessary in the following activities: “1. Form chapters of the Centennial Belles. “2. Agree to wear an old fashioned costume and-or an old fashioned bonnet for one designated day a week for four weeks prior to the celebration and every day of the celebration. “3. Take part in the Caravans and costume promenades. “4. Take part in old fashioned style shows and celebration costume contests. “5. Help plan other celebration events for the ladies, such as old fashioned cooking contests, sewing contests, ice cream suppers, etc. “The buying of a Centennial Belle Button for $1.00 permits each woman to participate in the above activities and also serves as a cosmetic, jewelry, and perfume permit.” “Dumb Belles Is First Group” “A group of ladies met in the home of Mrs. Leon Johnson on Monday morning to organize a chapter of the Centennial Belles. It was voted to name this chapter the Dumb Belles. Officers are Mrs. Jack Bulliner, High Bustle (President); Mrs. Fentress Casey, Susy Quill (Secretary-Treasurer); Mrs. Paul McAdams, Calamity Jane (Sheriff), and Mrs. Tal Enoch, Main Stay (Board of Governors Representative.” “Pot Boilers Are Organized” “The Town and Country Home Demonstration Club met Tuesday in the home of Mrs. Harold Hogancamp and organized a chapter of Centennial Belles. The group was named the ‘Pot Boilers.’” “Births” “Drs. McCallum & Wilson” “Mr. and Mrs. Delby Parker of Henderson announce the arrival of a son on
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We are very proud of the nice rain that we received recently. On our prayer list this week are Leon Carroll, Joanne Altier, Brenda Norwalk, Mike King, Lavada Howie, Alexis
Do not give out personal information to anyone over the phone. Keep your doors locked and do not let strangers in your home regardless of what they tell you. There have been some strangers scamming some folks on Silerton road. Erma McNeil hasn’t been feeling well. Her son Ralph Clayton and wife, Grace, of Alabama, and her daughter Vernice and husband Bob of Pekin, Ill., visited with her last week. Members of the center are making plans for a big yard sale on Oct. 9, with all proceeds going to the center. There will be more information on this later. Prayers are requested for James Lott, Carolyn Armour, Sylvia Harris, Ann Bennett, Raymond and Sue Greene and Kay Robinson. Sympathy goes to our daughter-in-law, Jo Ellen,
Boggs, Pam Priddy, Gerald Stanfill, Carroll Williams, Glen Jones, Charles and Wilma Cupples, Jean Latham, John Kent Sells, Ollie Dean Kennedy, Bill and Shirley Gaddy, Carolyn Potter, Diane Wells, Judy Cagle, Gathel Latham, their caregivers, and our military personnel and their families. Happy anniversary to Mike and Toni Tignor on Sept. 1 and Dwain and Nona Seaton on Sept. 2. Birthday greetings to Lisa Hopper and Eddie
Hill on Sept. 1; Luella Willis and David Pusser on Sept. 2; Carl Tignor, Alton Duck Jr. and Ginger Young on Sept. 4; Corey Compton, Stephanie Duck and Birdsie Stewart on Sept. 5; Rachel Crowe Morris on Sept. 6; Sarah Ann Johnson on Sept. 7; and Judy Bray, Paul Tucker and Gary Morris on Sept. 9. “Since you are like no other being ever created since the beginning of time, you are incomparable.”
on the sudden loss of her brother, Ronnie Salilia, 52, of Benton, Ill., who passed away Aug. 26. Jo and Terry will be visiting with us this week. Happy birthday to Grant Lovell and Nancy Holmes on Sept. 1; Terry Patterson on Sept. 3; James Knipper on Sept. 4; Janice Weaver and Kim Clayton on Aug. 5; Joyce Clayton, Kay Travis and Steve Sanders on Sept. 6; Linda O’Brien on Sept. 7; Robert Holmes on Sept. 10; Tenisha Pursell on Sept. 14; and Sharon Dunkin on Sept. 15. Happy anniversary to Denny and Bernice Maness on Sept. 16. The cotton is beginning to open around Hickory Corner. Many of us remember picking cotton in the ‘40s and ‘50s. The schools would dismiss around six weeks in the
fall for picking cotton. If you lived on a farm, everybody in the family worked hard. It was necessary for the family to survive. The farmers competed against each other to try to be the first to gin a bale of cotton. Instructions for picking cotton: Use your hand and circle your fingers around the boll of cotton from the top and your other hand keeps hold of the stem, squeeze the fingers at the base of the cotton and pull the boll of cotton out and put it in your sack; repeat until you fill the sack. The mechanical pickers ended the hand picking in the south in the 1960s. Old sayings are: “Wait just a cotton pickin’ minute.” “You’re out of your cotton pickin’ mind.” “You’re a cotton pickin’ fool.” Call me with news, 9893315.
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By Nancy Canada Congratulations to our new community leaders, Chester County Mayor Dwain Seaton and newly elected commissioners. We look forward to working with all of you. Special thanks goes to outgoing County Mayor Troy Kilzer for his hard work and his vision that has taken our home into the 21st century. The library has just finished a very successful book sale. Anything left on our tables is FREE, so please come and take advantage of all the gems that were not sold in August. Our next book sale will be in either October or November and will be held by the Friends of the Library. The Brown Bag Book Club will meet at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 8, to discuss Turn Left At the Trojan Horse by Brad Herzog. October’s book will be the classic To Kill A Mockingbird in honor of the 50th anniversary of its publication. We will be closed on Monday, Sept. 6, in observance of Labor Day. The Library Board will meet at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30. We apologize for the recent inconvenience in
not being able to access Facebook or the Jackson State website from the public computers. We upgraded our Internet filters and the program acted almost like a virus, whether the filters were on or not. We were unable to reach the company who sold us this inferior product by e-mail or by phone – both their sales staff and their tech support gave us busy signals. As a result, we no longer have this product on our computers and the company has been reported to the Better Business Bureau. New arrivals at the library are: DVDS: Grizzly Falls; Percy Jackson and the Olympians; The Velveteen Rabbit; Veggie Tales: Sweetpea Beauty; The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo; The Book of Eli; and Diary of A Wimpy Kid. CAKE PANS: Bunny Treat; Wreath; Easter Bunny; Teddy Bear Mini Cake Pans; Pumpkin Treat Cake Pans; Cookie Treat Pan; and Snowmen Treats. JUVENILE LITERATURE: Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex; The Clique Graphic Novel; My Little Phony: A
Clique Novel; The Ebony Mare; Sent; The Swiss Family Robinson; A Northern Light; Olivia and Her Ducklings; Olivia Trains Her Cat; Skyclan’s Destiny; The Mysterious Benedict Society and The Prisoner’s Dilemma; How to Clean Your Room In Ten Easy Steps; Amelia Bedelia’s First Apple Pie; Bats AT the Ballgame; Penguin’s Snowy Day; Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten?; Ollie’s Halloween; and Fancy Nancy and the Delectable Cupcakes. ADULT NON-FICTION: In A Heartbeat: Sharing the Power of Cheerful Giving by Leigh Ann Tuohy of The Blind Side; The Temptress: The Scandalous Life of Alice de Janz and the Mysterious Death of Lord Erroll; Decorating With Flea Market Finds; The Art Detective: Fakes, Frauds, Finds, and The Search for Lost Treasure; The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes Gather to Solve the World’s Most Perplexing Cold Cases; The Girls of Murder City: Fame, Lust and the Beautiful Killers Who Inspired Chicago;
Chester County Independent archives, September 3, 1970
1970 CCHS EAGLES – The 1970 CCHS football squat took time out from busy practice sessions this week in preparation with the season-opener tomorrow night against Lexington, to pose for this picture. Members of the team are, front row, left to right, Bobby Smith, Stan Bell, Jim Rhodes, Jerry Fletcher, Jeff Morris, Richie Bridges, Bob Moore, James Holmes, Lynn Webb. Second row, Nathan Wright, Tim Nash, Gary Carroll, Jimmy King, Allen Stewart, Mike Wilson, Jimmy Knipper, Tommy Rush, Cary Cooper, Rex McCallum and Tommy Holland. Third row, Danny Hall, Randy McPherson, Steve King, Charles Massey, Doug Leath, Anthony Crouse, Roger Maness, Jeff Casey, Mike Hunt, Mike Melton and Brad Brower. Back row, Charles Whitten, Mac Brower, Brad Burton, David Waller, Gary Rowland, Harold Jones, Wayne Kemp, Jackie Thomas, Charles Prince and Tracey Cloud. The Eagles are coached by Head Coach Mel Pratt and his assistants Gilbert Sikes and John Pipkin.
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Only August 17. “Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Smith of Henderson are receiving congratulations upon the arrival of a daughter, Anita, on August 18. “Mr. and Mrs. Gene Moss of Henderson announce the arrival of a daughter, Karen Lavelle, on August 19. “Mr. and Mrs. Guy Smith of Bethel Springs are the parents of a son, Jimmy Dean, who was born August 22.
“Born to Cecil and Reba Croom of Montezuma, a son on August 19. “Henderson Clinic” “Mr. and Mrs. Leon Crowe of Jacks Creek announce the arrival of a daughter, Kathy Ann, on August 17.” September 3, 1970 “Stadium Opens Friday Night” “The new $42,000 Chester County High School Stadium will be officially opened in ceremonies preceding the opening football game Friday night against
Lexington, it was jointly announced by Supt. of Schools V. M. Plunk and Phil Hefley, vice president and publicity director of the Henderson Quarterback Club.” “Mayor Will Serve If He’s Elected By Write In Vote” “Henderson Mayor James H. (Sonny) Record, coming to an end of his second two year term as Henderson’s chief executive, said Monday if a movement to reelect him by write-in votes is successful, he will accept the wishes of the voters and serve another term.”
1970 CCHS CHEERLEADERS (at left)– Leading the excitement and raz-ma-taz at Eagle football games this year will be, left to right, Sheryl Tignor, Carolyn Watkins, Rita Perkins, Gail Bryant, Cathy Vernon, Darlene Campbell, Melinda Mitchell and Laura Morris.
Young Romantics: The Tangled Life of English Poetry’s Greatest Generation; Passages In Caregiving: Turning Chaos Into Confidence and Be Thrifty: How to Live Better With Less. ADULT FICTION: Hangman by Faye Kellerman; The Red Queen by Phillipa Gregory; In Harm’s Way by Ridley Pearson; Queen of the Night by J.A. Jance; Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese; The Vigilantes by W.E.B. Griffin; Deadly Decisions, Deja Dead, and Spider Bones by Kathy Reichs; Saturday Morning by Lauraine Snelling; Shadow Zone by Iris Johansen; Veil of Night by Linda Howard; Death On the D-List by Nancy Grace; Still Missing by Chevy Stevens; Death Echo by Elizabeth Lowell; Tough Customer by Sandra Brown; The Glass Rainbow by James Lee Burke; Star Island by Carl Hiassen; Where the Rivers Run North by Sam Morton; The Tower, The Zoo, and The Tortoise by Julia Stuart; and Promise of Change by Joan Medlicott. See you at the library!
JOHNATHAN KESLER AND CAYCE MARSH
Kesler and Marsh to wed Sept. 3, 2010 Tony and Gail Marsh and Donald and Dianne Kesler are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Cayce Marsh and Johnathan Kesler. The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Chester County High School. She is a certified nursing assistant employed with Tennessee Quality Home Care. Cayce is the granddaughter of Judy Thornton of West Virginia and Morene Marsh of Henderson. The groom-elect is a 2007 graduate of Chester County High School. He is a crew manager at McDonald’s. He is the grandson of Billy and Bonice Martin of Henderson. Family and friends are invited to attend and share this special day at 4 p.m. at Montezuma United Methodist Church. A reception will follow at the Montezuma Community Center.
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Chamber BAH visits Henderson Family Eye Care
Simple secrets for staying healthy By Amy DeLeon-Rogers UT Extension Agent
Photo by James A. Webb, Independent
Henderson Family Eye Care hosted the monthly Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Thursday, Aug. 19. Henderson Family Eye Care at 401 East Main Street is owned by Dr. Karen Johnson, right of sign in photo above. Johnson is a 1999 Chester County High School graduate. She attended Lambuth University and the Southern College of Optometry. Her office is open Tuesday through Saturday, with times by appointment by calling 4351275.
Modern Woodmen Youth Service Club donates to schools
Kids from the local Modern Woodmen of America Youth Service Club recently worked together to help donate school supplies to local elementary schools. The club provides young Modern Woodmen members with opportunities to volunteer, be patriotic, learn new skills, make friends, and have fun. By giving to the local schools, children learn the importance of lending a helping hand to those children in need. To get involved with the local club, contact Financial Representative Ronnie Geary, Jr. at 9894857 or Club Leader Brittany Lewis at 9892085.
Dramatic increase expected in state’s Labor Day travel Labor Day travel in the state of Tennessee is projected to increase 9.7 percent this year from 2009, with more than 658 thousand Tennessee residents taking a trip of 50 miles or more away from home between Thursday, Sept. 2 and Monday, Sept. 6. Overall, travel in the East South Central region of the U.S. is projected to increase 8.5 percent from last year with more than 1.7 million travelers. Much like other summer holidays, Labor Day is mostly comprised of auto travelers. This year, more than 629 thousand Tennesseans are expected to travel by automobile, an increase of 9.9 percent from last year. Barring any major tropical storm activity in the Gulf Coast region, AAA expects the average price of regular retail gasoline in Tennessee to be between $2.50 and $2.60 per gallon this holiday weekend. Air travel and travel by other modes are also expected to increase by 4.5 percent and 5.5 percent in the
state, respectively. “Labor Day typically marks the end of summer travel and we’re seeing more people deciding to take one last summer trip before the fall,” said Brent Hubele, Vice President, AAA Travel. “This is great news as travel projections are up overall, not only in the state and region, but in the country as a whole.” Total U.S. travel is projected to increase almost 10 percent with more than 34.4 million Americans taking a trip of 50 miles or more this Labor Day weekend. Although the East South Central region is expected see an increase in travel, the year-over-year growth is less than the national holiday growth forecast of 9.9 percent because the region is still fighting back losses in the manufacturing sector which accounts for 12 percent of total employment in the region. “The East South Central region has only begun to recover, but the positive momentum building in 2010 will help the
region toward a fuller recovery in the future,” said Hubele. “The good news is this region is moving in a positive direction from last year with a healthy increase in Labor Day travel.” Tennessee contributes the largest amount of tourism output in the east south central region with 42 percent. Median spending increases; average distance traveled decreases Based on a survey of traveler intentions, the average distance traveled by Americans this Labor Day holiday weekend is expected to be 635 miles, slightly less than one year ago (645 miles). Median spending is expected to be $697 this Labor Day, nearly $50 more than last year when median spending was estimated at $650. Dining (63 percent); shopping (47 percent) and visiting with friends and relatives (43 percent) were named as the three top primary activities by travelers this Labor Day weekend.
Airfares, hotel and rental car rates increase over holiday compared to last year
According to AAA’s Leisure Travel Index, airfares over the Labor Day holiday weekend are expected to increase nine percent from last year with the lowest round-trip rates moving up to $179 for the top 40 U.S. air routes. Weekend daily car rental rates will increase seven percent to an average of $46. Hotel rates for AAA Three Diamond lodgings are expected to increase six percent from a year ago with travelers spending an average of $139 per night compared to $132 last year. Travelers planning to stay at AAA Two Diamond hotels can expect to pay two percent more at an average cost of $102 per night. AAA offers a variety of travel planning tools including free TourBook travel guides and maps for members and the TripTik® Travel Planner, available free to all travelers at AAA.com.
Do you know some people who are never sick? They seem to evade catching a cold and are just plain “lucky”. You can be “lucky” and build a stronger immune system by adopting a few simple habits in your everyday routine. Adjust your thinking. Your thoughts influence how well your body functions so stress, anxiety, a pessimistic attitude or even the expectation that you’ll get sick, may make you more prone to illness! Stay positive. Reduce stress in your life. A good massage or more daily laughter may help. Do something you enjoy every day and look for the silver lining in everything! Make better choices for your body. What you eat and your activity level greatly influences your ability to resist stress. Getting enough quality sleep is equally important. And, the number one way to prevent illness is as simple as washing your hands properly. As you get older, these things are even more critical. Eat a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables and choose more whole grains. Make a list of things that keep you awake and take care of those things as soon as you can. Remember to wash your hands several times throughout the day, with warm water and soap, and scrub for at least 20 seconds each time. Make improvements in your social life. Positive relationships have a protective effect on your health. Studies reveal that pet owners get sick less often! A strong spiritual connection has shown to have a positive effect on your life. Widen your social circle to include more positive people. Consider getting a pet, even a goldfish – besides they are relaxing to watch! Practice regular meditation or prayer and look for ways you can volunteer in your community. By making some of these small changes you are taking steps to improve the quality of your life. These simple solutions to stay healthy are easy and most people can improve their health by incorporating them into their everyday routine. It is important to be aware that some people may want to consult their health care provider if a crucial health problem is identified.
Thursday, September 2, 2010
Gleaners House takes mission seriously Dear Editor, I would like to address all of the Tummins family. Because of a clerical mistake in our files that I misunderstood, I turned Mrs. Tummins away. When I realized my error I tried to contact her unsuccessfully, but I persisted until I was able to reach her with a sincere apology which she accepted. I asked her to come in for help. She received assistance. If there is any other way that we can be of assistance, we will do so. We at Gleaners take our mission given to us by God very seriously. We only turn people away if there is a very good reason and only then with much prayer and sorrow. The needs in our community are very great. We do not have the resources to meet all the needs so we must make regrettable choices. Sometimes we run out of money or money becomes very low so we must limit or refuse assistance. We regret not always being able to help. Please pray for this very important mission that is helping so many people. We at Gleaners love and care for everyone that comes through our doors. Sincerely, Judy Kilpatrick
Labor Day, pickin’ cotton and the colors of fall By Judy Maness Jones Guest Columnist
Labor Day is not the star spangled holiday that Independence Day is. The Fourth of July makes some Americans want to display the flag and set off fireworks, while Labor Day signals the end of summer, which makes it a little sad. When Labor Day comes around each year the outdoor pools close for the year, and it is also the beginning of football season. Soon after the leaves have the first colors of fall, the days are shorter, and the weather begins to cool down. The coolness in the air reminds me that the fall harvest is just beginning. As a child in Tennessee, my family’s first priority was not celebrating Labor Day, but it meant the beginning of the cotton harvest. The first cotton of the season was harvested in early September; therefore as a child, Labor Day to me meant the end of summer and the start of picking cotton. Even the Chester County school schedule planned around the harvest season. In May the school would close for a few weeks, and the children who lived on farms would help plant and weed the crops. Then school would resume for a few weeks during the hot weather, and then close again in late August for the harvest of the cotton. Most likely the farmers in Chester County would have violated a few of today’s child labor laws had they been in effect. The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated in New York City on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 1882. President Grover Cleveland made Labor Day an official holiday in 1894 to appease the nation’s workers after the killing of several union members involved in the Pullman strike. It is considered the “workingman’s holiday.” As for Labor Day in western Tennessee, farmers are still more concerned with their cotton crops than celebrating Labor Day. The cotton field when it is ready to harvest is also part of Mother Nature’s handy work, the white cotton just as beautiful as the other colors of autumn. Western Tennessee has rich soil that grows a high grade of cotton and growing cotton here is part of the culture. Other places around the world have a history of cotton. When Christopher Columbus came to America in 1492, he also found cotton growing in the Bahamas and by the year 1500, cotton was used throughout the world. Those things did not matter when we were picking cotton; what mattered to us was getting the cotton crop harvested before the weather turned bad. We used the money we made from picking cotton to buy school clothes and other things we needed. Tennessee has changed since I was a child. Machines pick almost all of the cotton now and the schools do not revolve around the cotton harvest. While I am happy that my children never had to pick cotton, I appreciate cotton’s importance to the economy of Tennessee, and Labor Day will always remind me of pickin’ cotton and the beautiful scenery that soon will be appearing.
Invasion of U.S. census workers times five The 2010 United States Census is now complete. We, the People, have been counted. It was done under budget, and the Census Bureau deserves praise for saving taxpayers over $1.5 billion More people, it seems, filled out and mailed back their forms. I can hold up my hand as one of the conscientious Americans proud to become part of the national statistical update. Now, if I could figure out why census workers stopped five times at my farm to inquire about “a log cabin behind a locked gate,” I’d be a well-satisfied citizen. Five different temporary Census Bureau employees apparently were convinced I was hiding a family of illegal immigrants in a nonexistent log cabin somewhere on my farm. They were determined that the cabin’s occupants should be duly counted. The first visit was enjoyable. The young lady, presumably a college student, was just plain lost. We gave her a glass of ice water and directions, assured her we had reported ourselves to the Census Bureau as required by law and waved goodbye as she resumed her mission. The car stopped halfway down our driveway and she rolled the window down. “Is there a log cabin down this road? It’s supposed to be behind a locked gate,” she asked. No such residence, weekend getaway or hunting
camp was, to our knowledge, located within miles. The next weekend, a stocky man in his 40s waved me down. I stopped the tractor and noted his Census Bureau nametag. He was sweating and sunburned and not in a good mood. “I want to know about this log cabin,” he demanded. “Why is the gate locked?” “Did you find the log cabin behind a locked gate?” “That’s why I am asking you,” he huffed. It took me 30 seconds to explain that the mystery cabin did not exist on our farm and 15 seconds to chivvy him away in a cloud of dust and flying gravel. Something I said about mean dogs must have had an effect. I didn’t like his attitude, any way. Less than five days later – at 9 p.m. as my wife and I enjoyed the twilight and lightning bugs on our patio – a census supervisor appeared out of the shadows. She had her children in tow, all four of them, along with her husband, a clipboard, a harried expression and a diaper bag. We invited her to sit. The kids played with the dogs, mutts that aren’t mean at all, and she popped the question about the log cabin. For the third time, we confessed to having no idea where this myth had originated or why it couldn’t be put to rest based on our name and good character. I offered to sign an affidavit in front
of a notary. “I am sure we can get this cleared up,” she promised, scribbling notes on her clipboard. “Can I use your microwave to heat a bottle?” So it was reasonable to believe at long last the U.S. government was through with us. Little did we suspect, the quest to find the Census Bureau’s lost but legendary cabin would continue next Sunday. Like Job from the scriptures, I would be sorely tested. I was sitting inside the barn, gazing out at dark clouds and listening to thunder boom, lightning crackle and rain sheet on the tin roof, when a car drove up. I donned a raincoat and braved the deluge to see if it was someone with motor trouble or out of gas. It was the fourth census taker! Another young lady, she too was part of the crusade to find a locked gate. “I am certain there’s a log cabin some-
where behind it,” she said hopefully. I simply stood there, dripping water, staring open-mouthed, completely dumb-founded. She must have feared I was mentally impaired from my twitching and gibbering. As she backed down the drive, nervously watching to see if I would produce a chainsaw from beneath the folds of my rubber slicker and chase after her, a pickup trucked pulled onto the verge and a young man exited, holding a clipboard over his head. The fifth and final census employee had arrived. I felt it in my bones. But then came inspiration! Before he could speak, I pointed at the young lady’s car trundling down the road in the pelting rain and said, “She knows where the log cabin is… the one behind the locked gate! Hurry or you will lose her.” I haven’t seen a temporary government employee since.
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CITY OF HENDERSON POLICE DEPARTMENT August 23, 2010 Darnell C. Burton, 30, 534 Frankie Lane, was arrested and charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license. He was released from the Chester County jail after posting a $1,500 bond. A police report was taken in which a Henderson citizen stated she had been hired by a company through email. When she received her first paycheck, she stated she was to send a certain amount back by money gram. According to the report, a local bank advised the payroll check was fraudulent. A Henderson citizen reported having made a sale on Craigslist. The item was paid for with $100 bills, which, according to the report, later were found to be counterfeit. A resident at Hendersonview Apartments reported someone threw a glass container against the apartment door. Additionally, someone reportedly removed the globe from the porch light and the light bulb. August 24, 2010 Four people reportedly left Pizza Hut without paying the bill. According to the report, three male subjects (one with shaggy blonde hair wearing jeans and a T-shirt, one white male wearing a hat with jeans and a dark shirt, one heavy white male with dark hair wearing jeans and T-shirt) and one female (blonde, approximately 5-feet-2-inches, wearing a yellow T-shirt and gray sweat pants) ordered a pizza, two salads and four drinks, and left after eating, in an older model gold Jeep Cherokee. Three women reportedly attempted to shoplift sheet sets from Family Dollar. According to the report, a manager reported three black women (one in mid-50’s, one in early 20’s, and one in late 20’s) allegedly were seen putting twin sheet sets in their purse. When approached by the manag-
er, the women reportedly put the items back and left the store in a Maroon fourdoor Dodge Stratus, then went into the nearby Save-A-Lot. A resident on Sanford Cove reported someone had cut the lines to an air conditioner unit. The responding officer noted the electrical line had been severed in three locations coming from the house to the unit outside. August 25, 2010 A manager at Save-ALot reported having received a call suggesting the store may have been subject to shoplifting. The manager reviewed security tapes and reported seeing two black females taking ribeye steaks from the meat counter, adding that at one point in the video one female could be seen putting the steaks under her shirt. Thomas Ray Mills, 55, 2280 N Pisgah, was arrested and charged with evading arrest and reckless driving. He was released from the Chester County jail after posting a $2,500 bond. August 26, 2010 Cody Earl Tubbs, 19, Reagan, was arrested and charged with violation of the financial responsibility act, speeding, possession of a schedule VI controlled substance, and manufacture/deliver/sell of a controlled substance. He was released from the Chester County jail on his own recognizance. August 28, 2010 George Carl Beckman, Jr., 28, 1995 Pleasant Springs Road, was arrested and charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and violation of the financial responsibility act. He was additionally charged with failure to appear. He was released from the Chester County jail after posting a $800 bond. A resident on West Third St. reported mail placed in the mail box to be mailed had been found in a neighbor’s yard and trash can. Other mailboxes were reportedly open, as well. Cordeto Jermaine Stackens, 24, Selmer, was arrested and charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and noise
violation. He was released from the Chester County jail after posting a $750 bond. CITY OF HENDERSON FIRE DEPARTMENT August 26, 2010 6:22 a.m. – 335 E University St., FreedHardeman University, Sewell Hall, tripped system. August 28, 2010 11:50 a.m. – 330 E University St., FreedHardeman University, Woods East Hall, food on stove, out on arrival. CHESTER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT August 23, 2010 Two firearms were reported stolen from a residence on Sunshine Road, including a .308 Remington rifle valued at $400 and a Remington .270 rifle valued at $650. Also missing was a prescription of 25 Hydrocodone pills valued at $50. The residents also reported a silverware set missing (valued at $750), which was allegedly stolen during a previous break-in in July 2010. August 24, 2010 Cindy Carol Clayton, 43, Luray, was arrested and charged with simple domestic assault. She was released from the Chester County jail after posting a $1,000 bond. Trevor Allen Gunn, 30, Huron, was arrested and charged with contempt of court. He was released from the Chester County jail after posting a $500 bond. Aaron Gabriel Rees, 32, Beech Bluff, was arrested and charged with simple domestic assault. He was released from the Chester County jail after posting a $2,000 cash bond. Patsy Darlene Stedman, 48, 600 Nobles Road, was arrested and charged with simple domestic assault. She was released from the Chester County jail after posting a $1,000 bond. August 25, 2010 David Brandon Heffernan, 23, Jackson, was arrested and charged with theft of property $1,000 to $9,999, vandalism, aggravated burglary, vandalism, and burglary. He is held in the Chester
Property transfers Andy and Cindy Blackwell to Tina Schucker - $141,500 Andy and Cindy Blackwell to Garvis and Teresa Semore - $154,000 Richard Jr. and Teresa Bowden to David Richey and Deborah Smith - $240,000 Tim and Tammy Clayton to Zach and Jennifer Hannis - $61,800 Ellis and Janie Coleman to David Richey and Deborah Smith - $195,225 Aleshia Cox to John C. Pinto, IV - $110,500 Eddie Ellis to Brad and Tracy Patterson - $125,400 Stephen and Sandra Foster to Jason Freeman and Mica Naylor - $213,800 Daniel and Melissa Geiger to James and Vicki Snyder - $258,000 Greg Hannis to Melanie Rhodes - $125,000 Zach Hannis to Chad and Sandy Thompson - $140,000 Zach and Jennifer Hannis to Larry Hall Jr. - $36,000 Greg Hannis and Zach Hannis to Andy and Cindy Blackwell - $9,000 Jeff and Toni Hardin to Micah Hardin and Margery Locke - $60,000 Linda Haun to Sonya Hickman - $20,000 Mark W. Hollomon to Chris and Tay McDaniel - $120,000 Paul Holmes Enterprises, Inc. to James and Marian Page - $21,336 James Malone, Et Al to James Melton and John Melton - $60,203 James Malone, Et Al to Curtis Paul Melton - $33,000 James Malone, Et Al to James Melton and John Melton - $81,800 Dan O’Neal to Brian and Stacey O’Neal - $52,500 Lymon Parsons to Zach Hannis - $58,000 Charles and Sandra Philpott to Joseph Gildea and Aliesha Bingham - $9,500 Michael and Pamela Rawdon to Brent and Shelly Hutson - $138,900 Clifton Reaves and Michael Bolton to David and Tina Clark - $20,000 Kurt and Monica Russell to Edward and Tiffany Jones - $16,000
County jail in lieu of a $25,000 bond. Charles John Steets, 70, Humboldt, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. He was released from the Chester County jail after posting a $2,000 bond. A mailbox was reportedly knocked over on St. Rt. 22A South. According to the report, it appeared someone drove into the yard, driving in a “donut” pattern, and knocked the mailbox over. The mailbox was valued at $50. A purse and other items were found to be missing after a man and woman stopped at a residence on Silerton Road. According to the report, the man and woman stated they were looking for work because they were unemployed and needed money for their children. After the couple left the residence, the owner realized her purse was missing. The purse contained credit/debit cards and approximately $50. The couple was allegedly driving an older model red truck or SUV. Another resident on Silerton Road also reported a man and woman had come by looking for work. She reported they were driving a red truck or SUV. A third witness reported a man and woman had stopped by his house on the same date. A sign was vandalized on Sweetlips Road. According to the report, a witness reported hearing a loud sound, then seeing a small white truck leaving the area, and a sign laying in the road. The sign was valued at $150 to $200. August 26, 2010 Norissa Ashley Hurst, 18, 365 Old Finger Road, was arrested and charged with vandalism. She was released from the Chester County jail on her own recognizance. Nathanael Charles Little, 30, 327 East Main St., was arrested and charged with manufacture/deliver/sell of a controlled substance, possession of a schedule VI controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is held in the Chester County jail in lieu of a $100,000 bond. A trailer was reported stolen from a shed on St.
Rt. 22. The trailer, which had been chained and locked to a post, was described as a 6’ by 10’ black tilt trailer with mesh floor, steel plate bolted in front, tail lights on back, new tires, valued at $1,200. Straps, chain and lock were valued at $100. August 27, 2010 Quartezious Dunlap, 18, 516 Cedarhurst Drive, was arrested and charged with simple possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released from the Chester County jail after posting a $1,250 bond. Damien L. Melton, 18, 555 Cedarhurst Drive, was arrested and charged with simple possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released from the Chester County jail after posting a $1,250 bond. Several items were reported stolen from a shop on Hwy 225. According to the report, the owner stated someone had pried open the door to the shop and took an 18volt battery pack (Ryobi brand, 18 pieces) valued at $700, a Hitachi 7 ¼ - inch skill saw, valued at $120, a 4-foot Craftsman level valued at $30, and miscellaneous tools valued at $200. August 28, 2010 Robert Mullins, 24, 370 Old Finger Road, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and assault. He is held in the Chester County jail in lieu of a $3,000 bond. Shannon Ray Smith, 33, Bethel Springs, was arrested and charged with failure to appear. He was released from the Chester County jail after posting a $1,000 bond. August 30, 2010 Sherrell J. Bostic, 33, 740 Fourth St., was arrested and charged with failure to pay child support. He was released from the Chester County jail after posting a $250 cash bond. Jacks Creek Post Office was reportedly broken into. See additional story on page 1A. Enville City hall was reportedly broken into. According to the report, Enville Mayor Steven Grisham reported the back door had been pried open, causing approximately $300 in damage to
the door, facing and glass. A second door was also pried open, resulting in approximately $250 in damage. Nothing was known to be missing at the time of the report. A four-wheeler was reportedly stolen from a residence in Enville. The ATV was a camouflage 2003 Kawasaki 360, with a camouflage zipper bag on the back rack and tractor style looking tires, valued at $2,500. CHESTER COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT No Reports. CHESTER COUNTY RESCUE SQUAD No Reports. CHESTER COUNTY GENERAL SESSIONS COURT Mammie Swafford, Jacks Creek, pled guilty to writing worthless checks up to $500. She was ordered to pay $100 in fines plus court costs and restitution, and sentenced to 11 months and 29 days in the Chester County jail, all suspended except one day, supervised. CHESTER COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT Sherri Bailey, 43, Reagan, was found to be in violation of probation. Her probation was revoked and she was ordered to serve the original sentence imposed of 11 months and 29 days in the Chester County jail. Charles Bradley Mims, 44, Jackson, was found guilty of three counts of theft of property $1,000 $10,000. He was sentenced to serve 10 years in a TDOC facility for each count, all concurrent, at a 45 percent release eligibility. He was ordered to pay court costs and restitution for each count. This sentence is to be served consecutively to a Madison County, Tennessee Circuit Court sentence.
Obituaries Jodie Douglas Croom March 8, 1929 – Aug. 26, 2010 Every flower must fall to earth before the fruit can have its birth. So life must end and loved ones part before the heavenly life can start. On Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, at Regional Hospital in Jackson, God looked down and saw that living was painful for Jodie D. Croom. He sent His angels to take him where his body could rest after a long illness. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 4, at the Montezuma C.M.E. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mr. Croom will lie in state at the church on Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of service. Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Jodie was born in Chester County to the late Sime and Maggie Davis Croom. He attended public schools in Montezuma. Jodie remembered his creator in the days of his youth by accepting Christ as his spiritual guide and united with Montezuma C.M.E. Church, where his membership remained until his passing. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1952 and retired in November of 1972. While in the Army, he earned an LPN degree. He completed tours of duty in Korea, Japan, Guam, and two in Vietnam. Jodie was united in holy matrimony to Linda Brown Case on Oct. 17, 1981. Drawing, painting, woodworking, gardening, fishing, raising and training horses and Saint Bernards, collecting and working on watches, restoring old vehicles and enjoying nature were just a few of Jodie’s hobbies. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Ann Jordan; five brothers, John Wesley Croom, J.W. Croom, Robert Croom, Edward Croom and James Croom; and two sisters, Jennie Mae Stewart and Mable Holmes. Jodie leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Linda Croom; two daughters, Marilynn Kincy and Carrie Calleja; two sons, Victor Sanford and Stephen Chase (Jessica) of Olympia, Wash.; two brothers, Cecil Croom (Reba Faye) and Kenneth Croom (Bonita), all of Henderson; two sisters, Gertrude Croom of Henderson and Alice Askins (Thomas) of Fayetteville; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and numerous loving nieces, nephews and other relatives. Chester County Independent (Henderson, Tenn.) Sept. 2, 2010
Era Mae Kelley Talbert Date of Death – Aug. 27, 2010 Era Mae Kelley Talbert, 92, of Enville, passed away Aug. 27, 2010, at Tri-County Healthcare in Adamsville. Funeral services were held Aug. 29 at Sweetlips Baptist Church with Tony Polk and W. O. Bullman officiating. Burial followed in Sweetlips Cemetery in Chester County with Shackelford Funeral Directors of Henderson – Casey Chapel in charge. She was born and reared in the Hopewell community of Chester County, the daughter of the late Jasper Alvin and Cricket Bailey Kelley. She attended schools at Oak Grove and married William Floyd Talbert of the Enville community in 1941. She was employed by Salant and Salant Manufacturing, Adamsville Shirt Factory and MKD Manufacturing in Enville, retiring in 1978. Mr. Talbert died in 1999. She continued to make her home at Sweetlips and attended Sweetlips Baptist Church until she moved to Morris Chapel to make her home near Mitzi. She was a member of the Enville Baptist Church. She is survived by three daughters, Patsy Bias (Bobby), Barbara Pitts (Steve), all of Adamsville, and Mitzi Ratliff (Buddy) of Morris Chapel; four grandchildren, Amanda Freeman of Enville, Lachelle Gray and Kelli Pitts Grisham, both of Adamsville, and Nick Ratliff of Morris Chapel; and three great-grandchildren, Josh and Justin Treece of Enville and Campbell Grisham of Adamsville; a brother, James Kelley of Henderson; four sisters, Edna Mitchell of Henderson, Ora Lee Barham of Finger, and Rachel Seeley and Mary Harris, both of Henderson. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Joe Kelley in 1999, and a half sister, Wilma Blankenship. Chester County Independent (Henderson, Tenn.) Sept. 2, 2010
Singings and Revivals Living Waters Fellowship, Hwy. 45 south of Henderson, will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, Sept. 5. A potluck dinner will be served at noon. The Holt Family will be singing at 1 p.m. Pastors John and Jessie Blackwell welcome everyone to attend. For more information, call Paul Peterson at 983-0318 or 610-7364. Living Word Church, Hwy. 104 at Sardis, will have praise and worship services at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 5, featuring Nick Smith. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 858-2137. The Cagles, a southern gospel band, will be in concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, at Sinner’s Hope Church. The church is located 2.7 miles east of Milledgeville at the corner of Hwy. 69 and Gospel Lane. For more information, call 687-3419. Antioch Baptist Church revival services will be held Sept. 12-15 starting at 7 p.m. On Sept. 12, starting at 10:45 a.m. will be Homecoming Service. Dinner will follow at noon; bring a covered dish. Bro. Lammie Lammersfeld will be the evangelist. Special music each service.
Beth Moore Bible Study All women are invited to attend the Beth Moore Bible Study “Here and Now, There and Then” beginning at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 12, at First Baptist Church on East Main Street in Henderson.
Free Food Pantry A free food pantry is set up for the needy only from 911 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month, at Montezuma United Methodist Church. Take Hwy. 45 South from Henderson, turn right on Montezuma Road (across from Estes Church of Christ), the church is located three miles on the right. Drive around to the back of the church. For those who don’t have transportation, call 608-1038 or 695-9497.
Thursday, September 2, 2010
Early bird service The Henderson Church of Christ worship hour is carried over WFHU 91.5 at 8 a.m. each Sunday. The program includes recorded acappella singing, prayer, scripture reading, and a live sermon.
Prayer requests For special prayer requests or needs call 989-0326 or 989-7563.
Services at Jacks Creek Apostolic Church are at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday and at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The church is located at 150 McAdams Loop in Jacks Creek.
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Plainview Church of Christ Plainview Road
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Ayers ‘toll the ‘Bell’ for 142nd year at FHU
News from Southern Oaks
Above:New students recite the freshman pledge as they become alumni of Freed-Hardeman University.
What’s the appropriate age to get married? For Ed Eldridge and Kathryn Phillips the appropriate ages are 87 and 81 respectively. The two residents of Southern Oaks Assisted Living will exchange wedding vows at 3 p.m. Sept. 4.
Left: Masters of the Bell Jim and Janet Ayers ring the bell 14 times, one for each decade the school has been in session, to mark the beginning of the 142nd school year at FreedHardeman University at the annual FHU Tolling of the Bell last week.
FHU School of Business hosting Leadership Summit
Dr. Joe Wiley is presented with the freshman registry from the director of alumni relations, Betsy Hesslerode.
The Freed-Hardeman University School of Business is hosting its second annual Leadership Summit on Sept. 21 to share information from proven leaders on how to be more effective leaders in business, government, church, and in life. Guest speakers include Jim Haslam, founder of the Pilot Corporation; Matt Kisber, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development; John Law, chief operating officer for Tennessee Farm Bureau; and Carl Kirkland, co-founder of Kirkland’s Inc. The event will take place in the Brown-Kopel Business Center on the campus of FHU. Activities begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 1 p.m. Admission is free, and the public is welcome.
Independent seeks CC kindergarteners for “Growing up” series, deadline extended The life of a child is an ever-changing one, unpredictable in most cases: the possibilities of life are unlimited when you are age 5. The Chester County Independent is seeking several Chester County kindergarteners for a long-term series entitled “Growing up in Chester County.” We will introduce these children at the Chester County Barbecue Festival, and follow them over the next 13 years or so, throughout their Chester County school career within the pages of the Independent. We are excited to introduce this new series to our readers, and excited about the opportunity.
UT Extension news By Brian Signaigo UT Extension Agent
We are still getting calls about the dreaded fall armyworm, both in pastures and hay fields AND in home lawns. They are ferocious eaters and will occasionally feed on fruit trees, vegetables and flowers. If you have them, control is pretty much necessary. Call us at 9892103 for control techniques. The county 4-H clubs will start organizing in the schools in September. We’ll have much to share
with the 4-H members and certainly want parents/guardians involved as well. We always need adult volunteers to assist with 4-H activities/events. To find out more, call the 4-H office at 989-2103. The Master Beef Producer Program will be conducted again this fall.
Featured children will be chosen by a random drawing in the next few weeks. There are no requirements other than that the child must be beginning kindergarten and live in Chester County. If you would like your child to be included in this series, send entries to Growing up in Chester County at The Chester County Independent, P.O. Box 306, Henderson, TN, 38340. Entries should include your child’s name, age, parent or guardian, phone number, address, and what your child wants to be when he/she grows up. The deadline for entry has been extended to Wednesday, Sept. 22. This fee-based program consists of 10 – 12 threehour classes on just about every aspect of beef cattle production. Successful graduates also qualify for increased cost share through Tennessee’s Ag Enhancement program. If interested, call the UT Extension office at 9892103.
Finally, we have moved to our new office. We are located in the Public Safety Building (behind the courthouse). Our phone number is still the same, and our new address is 126 Crook Ave. We’re planning an open house when we get everything completed will certainly invite everyone.
Visitors are always a pleasant surprise for the residents of Southern Oaks, especially when it’s your great-granddaughter. Wendell Bloomingburg received just such a surprise when Olivia Isenberg of Oklahoma City came calling recently.
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Happy birthday wishes go to Stan O’Neal on Sept. 2; Paige Haley on Sept. 3; Denise Keen, Steven Grisham and Larry Lambert on Sept. 4; Ryan Fletcher on Sept. 6; and Judy Rogers and Mason Weeks on Sept. 7. Happy anniversary to Jerry and Nancy Freeman on Sept. 8. Sept. 6 is Labor Day. The man who doesn’t relax and hoot a few hoots voluntarily, now and then, is in great danger of hooting hoots and standing on his head for the edification of the pathologist and the trained nurse, a little later on. Elbert Hubbard. The Enville Community Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7. We would like to invite everyone in the community to join us. This meeting will be held outdoors, as we will be having a Flag Retirement Ceremony. If you have a flag that needs to be put to rest, bring it at this time. For more information, call Linda Phillips at 688-5470. The senior luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 8, at the United Methodist Church. The Community Club board members worked hard planning the annual Enville Fun Day event. The day began for some at the crack-of-dawn with members of the Enville Volunteer Fire Department putting on chickens and bologna to
barbecue. The parade was shortbut-sweet with Enville and Saltillo fire trucks; Henderson city officials, horses, 4-wheelers, golf carts, a bicycle, and even a tractor. Some were from Huntingdon. Thank you to all who participated. Many guys and gals had a great time in the dunking booth, as did those who wanted to dunk them. Congratulations to all who succeeded. The kids also enjoyed seeing Air-Evac; playing football; riding the mechanical bull; and getting their faces painted by April Crowell, who did a great job. Many also had a good time in the cakewalk and the auction for the homemade brooms that were donated by Eddie Hockaday. Rumor has it; these brooms will last for years and years. Young and older alike enjoyed the street dance, and those who didn’t dance got a kick out of watching the ones who did. Jeremy’s son wanted to know if he danced with Jim’s granddaughter, if that would be considered a date. Hmm, that brought back some memories. The two of them danced and danced with smiles ear to ear. It was exhilarating watching the kids have so much fun. Singers included April Johnson Collins, the Thomas-Maness Family, Dorothy Quinn (Savannah), The Randy Garrand Band, and others (for whom I apologize for not catching your names). Thank you for keeping the music flowing and sharing your talent with us, you were all wonderful. Congratulations to the winners of the raffle tickets. Nancy Weeks won
$50 and Jane Whitten won $100. Linda Phillips (Club President) would like to thank everyone who worked so hard before, during, and after this event. Along with Eddie Hockaday for the home made brooms; Air-Evac for coming out; Selmer Jaycees for the dunking booth; Double D’s Ranch for the mechanical bull; EVFD, all the singers; and Henderson Co-op for loaning the trough. We hope everyone had a great time and would like to “thank you” for your continuous support. Occasionally in life, there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart. – Martin Luther King, Jr. If you have an event coming up, a birthday, anniversary, or any news, call me at 989-0212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Enville Fun Days officially got started Saturday afternoon with a parade through downtown. There were fire trucks, politicians, tractors, horses, and wagons. Later on in the day there was plenty of music, plus a street dance. Photos by James A. Webb, Independent
Above: Getting her face painted helps a young lady get in the festive mood of the occasion as April Crowell applies the finishing touches.
Any great festival begins with great food, and at the Enville Fun Days Saturday, they enjoyed barbecue pork, chicken and bologna, plus cakes, ice cream, and lemonade.
Gladys Pearson, seated, age 90, was among those who enjoyed the Enville Fun Days parade, Saturday.
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Lady Lions looking to make conference history Will go for fourth straight regular season title The last three seasons have brought a long list of “firsts” to the FreedHardeman volleyball program, from conference championships to a national tournament appearance. This year, the Lady Lions have a chance to bring a first to the TranSouth Conference. FHU will look to win its fourth consecutive regular season conference title, something that no team has done in the existence of the TSAC. Only one other program - Lee University, now a member of the Southern States Athletic Conference - has pulled off the three-peat, doing it twice from 19961998 and from 2001-2003. Freed-Hardeman has won the last three regular season banners, posting a combined conference record of 42-4 during that span. However, last season saw several teams in conference improve their levels of play and that improvement, coupled with some key front row losses for the Lady Lions, means pulling off the unprecedented four-peat will be a challenge. The attack will look significantly different from
last season with the team’s top two hitters Diana Silva (4.0 kills/game) and Nataly Gutierrez (3.3 kills/game) - needing to be replaced. Silva, the conference player of the year, transferred to NCAA Division I University of Tulsa, while Gutierrez will red-shirt at FHU this season. Also gone is right-side hitter Karim Raymond, who averaged 1.9 kills per game. “We will truly miss Diana from last year’s squad,” said Humphry. “She was a player that we depended on a lot last season. Any time you have to do without an AllAmerican type player it will have an impact on your team. Karim will also leave a void on the right side this season. Her leadership alone will have a impact on our team.” However, that doesn’t mean the Lady Lions will struggle with their attack. Junior Sydney Rice, a twotime first-team all-conference selection, returns as does three-year starter Claire Pennington who spent more time on the back row last year but will likely return to the left side. Rice averaged 2.9 kills per game last season
2010 Freed-Hardeman University Lady Lion volleyball team Freed-Hardeman University’s Lady Lion volleyball team is set to open its season at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at home with Christian Brothers University at the Sports Center. Members of the team include, front row from left: Claire Pennington, Carissa Foshee, Callie West, Amber Turner, Hannah Claiborne, and Rachelle Prince; and back row: head coach Todd Humphry, Olivia Sims, Sydney Rice, Nataly Gutierrez, Hunter Logan, Callie West, Fernanda Ferreira, Renata Ferreira, Jasmine Johnson, and assistant coach Martha Sheffield. and led the team in blocks with 124. Pennington is the team’s lone senior this year. “Claire is a three-year starter and a leader for our team,” Humphry said. “She could be the glue that keeps us together this season. Sydney will be depended on more this season. Sydney is dominating player in the middle both on the offense and defense.” Additionally, FHU will
welcome Fernanda Ferreira back to the floor after missing 2009 with an injury. Ferreira was an AVCA All-American as a freshman in 2008 after averaging 3.3 kills per game. “Fernanda had to sit out last season due to injury but we will gladly welcome her back to our lineup this season,” said Humphry. “She will really add to our net play.” Also returning on the
Penalty marred game drops CC to 0-2 Time and time again Friday, the Chester County Eagles’ came up with key plays to keep the Hardin County Tigers out of the end zone. However, the visitors to Eagle Stadium stopped Chester County’s offense almost cold, in defeating CCHS 19-6, dropping the Eagles to 0-2 on the season, while Hardin County improved to 1-0. It’s been a frustrating beginning to the season for the Eagles who dominated their first opponent everywhere but the scoreboard, and had some chances against Hardin County taken away by penalty. But the real culprit may have been the physical play of the Tigers who dominated the line of scrimmage for much of the evening. “We function best when we establish base plays, and everything flows off that,” said Chester County head coach Jeff Cupples. “They controlled line tonight, and we could not get our fullback going, could not get our trap going. All those plays that work for us we were just getting beat. “When we switched to sweeps, their linebackers were running through our wings and knocking our guards off. So we just beat in the box tonight,” he concluded. After an exchange of series, Hardin County scored first on a four-yard run late in the first period, culminating a 50-yard drive which saw them convert a 17-yard pass on third down and 13 to go. Hardin County threatened again with under two minutes to play, when Chester County’s Derek Platt sacked Hardin County quarterback Barker Burnham inside the Eagles’ five-yard line, and stole the ball, also.
front row is Hunter Logan, an outside hitter who saw limited action last season. She will be needed to add depth at the position this year as will freshmen Olivia Sims (Pelham, Ala.) and Jasmine Johnson (Alamo) as well as junior Sandra Montoya, a transfer from Miami-Dade Community College. Humphry will have several options at setter with two returnees and another newcomer all expected to
vie for time at the position. Amber Turner started at the position last season, ranking ninth in the NAIA with an average of 10.9 assists per game. Carissa Foshee also saw time as a backup. However, Humphry also expects freshman Renata Ferreira (Contagem, Brazil) to compete for the spot. Sophomore libero Callie West returns to lead the See FHU, Page 3-B
High School Football Aug. 27 at Eagle Stadium Hardin County Chester County
6 – 7 – 6 – 0 = 19 0–0–0–6= 6
Unofficial Statistics: HC First Downs 13 Rushing (atts., yds.) 30-127 Passing (comp. Atts., int., yds.) Penalties, yards Fumbles, lost Punts, average
CC 7 33-99
10-75 2-1 2, 34.5
7-58 2-0 7, 23.7
Unofficial Individual Statistical leaders: Rushing: HC – Daniel Avilia 18-116. CC – Matthew Butler 3-52; J.D. Burton 11-30; Cameron Phelps 8-24; Austin Cavaness 10-13. Passing: HC – Barker Burnham 11-16-2=206. CC – Cavaness 5-13-0=66. Receiving: HC – 5-101. CC – Jake Melaro 3-53.
Photo by James A. Webb, Independent
First quarter: (1:59) HC – Steven Rich 4 run (pass failed), [6-0]. Second quarter: (0:07.9) HC – J.D. Clausel 4 pass from Burnham (Edquardo Espinoza kick), [13-0]. Third quarter: (1:16) HC – Rich 1 run (kick failed), [19-0]. Fourth quarter: (5:51) CC – Butler 47 run (kick failed), [19-6].
Matthew Butler runs the ball for Chester County in their 19-6 loss at home to Hardin County Friday at Eagle Stadium. Butler later had a 47-yard run for the Eagles’ only score.
Eagles must beware of Fayette
The Eagles managed one first down, and had a chance to run out the clock, but a poor punt set up the visitors at the CCHS 24 yard line, and the Tigers took only two plays to score again with only seven ticks left on the second period clock. Now ahead 13-0, Hardin County kept CCHS bottled up on the Eagles’ end of the field. The ball remained on the CCHS side of the 50-yard line until six minutes remained in the contest when CCHS managed two first downs, and scored their only points on Matthew Butler’s 47-yard run. The Eagles appeared to draw even closer on the scoreboard when Ryan Turner returned a punt 75
A Chester County team, hungry for a win after two frustrating loses, travels to Somerville for a 7 p.m. football game against Fayette-Ware Friday. CCHS has been in the middle of two contests it feels were winnable, while the host Wildcats are coming off a 42-0 shellacking at the hands of Hillcrest. Chester County got three starters back on the field last week after sitting out several weeks with injuries. One of those three, Derek Platt, played well enough to grab Player of the Week honors. Eagle head coach Jeff Cupples is concerned with the speed that the Wildcats always seem to have. “Fayette-Ware will be faster (than Chester County’s first two opponents),” warned Cupples. “They may not execute, but if we don’t execute they will score in a hurry. We have to make sure every gap is covered, every pass covered. We got three players back, and hopefully these guys will be even healthier this week.” Interestingly, the winless Eagles at the winless Wildcats is the norm in District 14-AA. Liberty, 2-0, the defending league champs, is the only team in the district with a victory so far in the young season. Other district games this week include McNairy Central, 0-1, hosting Bolivar Central, 0-1; Liberty is at Jackson-Central Merry, 0-1; and South Side, 0-1, at Lexington, 0-1.
yards for an apparent touchdown with 1:47 to play in the game. However, CCHS was called for a block in the back, and the game soon
ended with the 19-6 final score. Cupples said CCHS had “complete breakdowns mentally” on some plays, including seven penalties for 58 yards, some emotional mistakes, and had players not available when called upon which forced him to use valuable timeouts. A week after a fiveturnover fiasco at
Adamsville, the Eagles were giveaway free against Hardin County, but interceptions by Turner and Dillon Williams came on fourth and long for the Tigers, giving the Eagles the ball not near mid-field but deep in their own territory. Also the kicking game, while improving, had its troubles also, once giving up the ball on their own one-yard line. “We’ve got to go back to football 101,” stressed Cupples. “We still missed some switches on pass coverages. We’re just not learning from our mistakes.” Hardin County had its share of mistakes also. The Tigers were flagged 10 times for 75 yards, nullifying one touchdown.
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Jaxx’ season drawing to a close
Shooters place at Grand Championship
Justin Bishop took third place in Individual Class Sub Junior.
Several members of the Chester County Smokin’ Eagles shooting team took home honors at the AIM Grand Championship in Sparta, Ill., Aug. 7-8. Drew Hemby, Corey Compton, Zach McEarl, William Bishop, and Jacob Griggs took second place in Class A Junior Team. These five also won first place in the Junior Team, AIM Southern Zone Shoot. Bishop placed third in individual junior competition, with a score of 965 out of 1,000. Bishop broke 100 for 100 on the first day of competition. Brandon White placed as runner-up in Class D Pre Sub, with a score of 165 out of 200.
The West Tenn Diamond Jaxx are rapidly approaching the close to their season in the Class AA Southern League. West Tenn has just returned home for the final six games of the schedule beginning Aug. 31. The Wednesday Sept. 1 contest is a 12:05 game against the Mississippi Braves, followed by a 7:05 p.m. contest Thursday. The final series of the year finds the Lookouts coming to Jackson Friday through Monday. Sunday and Monday games, Sept. 5-6, begin at 2:05 p.m. The Labor Day Sept. 2 game is Fan Appreciation Day.
West Tenn Diamond Jaxx Baseball
Chase Johnson, Hunter Swope, Seth Lay, Cole McEarl, and Chad Lay placed first in Class 4 Sub Junior at the Southern Zone AIM Shoot.
Nation’s top point guard commits to Lady Vols Ariel Massengale, a 5’6 point guard from Bolingbrook, Ill., had recently narrowed her finalists to Tennessee, Kentucky, Duke and Florida, but the Lady Vols had been her “dream school,” and she made it official last week with a phone call to Pat Summitt. “I told her that I wanted to be a Lady
Volunteer,” Massengale said. “It was a dream. I have always wanted to play at Tennessee. My family visits Tennessee. Both my parents are from Tennessee and when I was younger that was my dream, and I worked hard every day. For more information on Massengale, go online to www.insidetennessee.com.
Cody McCormic placed first in Junior AIM Southern Zone Shoot.
Date Sept. Sept. Sept. Sept. Sept. Sept.
1 2 3 4 5 6
Time 12:05 7:05 7:05 7:05 2:05 2:05
Opponent Mississippi Mississippi Chattanooga Chattanooga Chattanooga Chattanooga
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Experienced Lady Lions look for improvement It is a rare situation for a team to return all its starters from the previous season, but that is the situation that exists for the Freed-Hardeman Lady Lion soccer team as the 2010 season begins. The 2009 squad had no seniors on the roster and while a handful of players did not return from that team, the core group of players will return to the
field for FHU as the new season kicks off in August when head coach Jason Elliott begins his 10th season. “Our 2009 season was marked by injuries as many games we had up to five and six keyplayers out of matches,” said Elliott. “I think our freshman class has added some much-needed depth to
help when people are injured. I would look for big things out of this group but some will need to develop which is why our upperclassmen are so important.” Leading the way will be returning captains and allconference selections Tiffany Harris and Nikki Ceeney. The rest of the senior class - Lindsay Riggs,
Lion soccer ready to big take step forward Coming off a nine-win campaign in 2009 that saw the Lions have one the best offensive seasons in program history, the Freed-Hardeman University soccer team returns eight starters and three of its top four goalscorers including Ryan Engineer, whose 19 goals were best on the squad. “Our men left several games out there in 2009 and they are ready to play this season,” said 10th year head coach Jason Elliott. “We return a lot of key players and have added others. I think if we play together this season then we can be very strong.” This year’s team will be
heavy on experience with six seniors and eight returning starters, but also welcomes a recruiting class with a lot of potential that Elliott expects to strengthen the midfield right away. “Our senior leadership and play will take us as far as we can go,” Elliott said. “I think we will be a much more dangerous team this year. Teams will come in concerned about what we have in the midfield and up top. Our new players have added a lot to our team and they are really improving. Guilherme Dorigo has stood out in the midfield and Brandon Stamey has done well in goal for a freshman.”
Yegros is Player of the Week Helena Yegros, of Freed-Hardeman University, has been named the TranSouth Athletic Conference’s women’s soccer player of the week for the week ending Sunday, Aug 29. Yegros, a 5-foot-5 forward/midfielder from Asuncion, Paraguay, tied her mark for goals in a season over the course of one week, getting four goals to help the Lady Lions to their best start in program history. She scored twice and added an assist in FHU’s 5-0 win over Atlanta Christian College on Aug. 23, then followed with two more goals on Aug. 26 as the Lady Lions played to a 22 tie with Pikeville College. This marks her first time to win the award. The last Lady Lion to take the honor was Whitney Newby, who was named the conference’s player of the week in September of last year. Freed-Hardeman (3-0-1) returns to action at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, against Lambuth University in the team’s home opener.
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FHU defense after being named second-team all-conference last season. She averaged 2.9 digs per game and should be even better this season after last year’s experience. Rachelle Prince also returns to the back row. Versatile freshman Hannah Claiborne (Murfreesboro) is also an option to see time on the defense. This year’s schedule includes matches against teams that are perennially ranked in the NAIA’s top 25 including Lindenwood, Olivet Nazarene, and Georgetown College. The season opens at home on Sept. 7 against NCAA Division II Christian Brothers University. For the third straight
year, TranSouth Conference coaches voted the Lady Lions as the preseason favorite to repeat as conference champions but Humphry realizes doing so won’t be an easy path. “We know that everyone will be gunning for us this season but I feel we are going to be up to the task,” he said. “We will be a little different on offense without Silva this season but our defense should remain strong. Big seasons are expected from our upperclassmen and I look for leadership from our lone senior Claire Pennington.” “[Being voted] pre-season No. 1 was an honor but I know we will be pushed by every team and especially by the No. 2 pre-season team, Union University, who finished runner up to us last season.”
Hot temperatures across the mid-south have made scheduling and running practices a bit more complicated than usual, but Elliott is pleased with how his players have dealt with the heat. “We have lots of competition in almost every position which has made the guys better.”
Cassie Perkins and Leanne Harbach - have all been starters at various points in their careers. “This year will be
important for our team as we need to improve our play in the conference and our seniors will lead us to do that,” Elliot said. “Our
senior class has done a lot for our program and I expect big things from them this year led by Tiffany and Nikki.”
Playing that Memphis sound
Photo by James A. Webb, Independent
Michael Christy on the trumpet and Cullen Bonds on the drums help the Chester County Marching Eagles band entertain the crowd Friday at the CCHS football game. Part of the band’s performance included tunes made famous by Memphis artists Isaac Hayes and Elvis Presley.
By Rosemary McKnight East Chester has been a busy place. Just ask our PTO! The PTO Membership drive ended on Friday and was a huge success. Classes are waiting to hear who got the most members. PTO treated students to their first Fantastic Friday. Students have been working hard to keep the restrooms clean, and their effort was rewarded with Cool Pops. The PTO catalog sale began this week. There are a lot of nice items for less than $10 in the catalog, so see any East Chester student to help with this fundraiser. It is a great way to do a little Christmas shopping. PTO is sponsoring “Thankful Thursday” this year as a way to show teachers they are thankful
By Tangie Sweatman It is hard to believe that August is now history, and September is here! School is in full swing at West Chester! The kindergarten students have been very busy learning the rules and making new friends. They have also had a lot of fun learning how to read their first words. First-grade students have been reading stories about animals. We have learned about how to care for pets, how to help ani-
for their hard work. A drawing will be held each week for a special treat. Last week Kim Murphy’s name was drawn. She received a gift certificate for a manicure from Shapers. PTO is already beginning to prepare for the annual Fall Festival. They are asking parents to send a gallon-sized can of green beans during the month of September. These will be used in the turkey and dressing dinner. We are grateful for all East Chester’s PTO does. East Chester welcomes three student teachers from Freed-Hardeman University. Jill Rhodes is with Leslie Hunt’s first grade. Megan Marshall is working with Brandy Johnson’s kindergarten class, and Janelle Tavernit is with Kim Murphy’s third-grade class. The Healthy School Team met last Tuesday. This team works on ways to keep both students and staff healthy and safe. They discussed the need for healthy snacks for students. They also made plans for Red Ribbon Week, Fire Prevention Week, and Halloween
safety. More will be said about these plans in upcoming weeks. Our “special” classes are doing great things. Janice Brown and Chad Hanna work on state standards in their physical education classes. Kindergarten and firstgrade classes are currently working on the locomotor skills of skipping and galloping. Second- and third-grade classes are participating in games that reinforce teamwork and cooperation. Students go to P.E. class each day and need to wear tennis shoes. Dr. Belinda Anderson’s Young Scholar’s Program for gifted students has been helping students develop research skills. This week they are making oral presentations on their Family Album Projects, working in a “Secret Agent Work Folder” on math mind builders, and finding out if they are left or right brained. Gifted classes meet once each week. Each morning Principal Kim Scott has two students participate in the morning announcements. One student reads an interesting fact from that day in history and the sec-
ond student reminds everyone of the word of the week. These are words that are used in higher level thinking questions. So far this year students have learned the words “trace,” “analyze,” and “infer.” Students are earning SOAR tickets once again. The tickets target specific behaviors. Last week students worked on saying “Yes, mam,” “Please,” and “Thank you.” This week SOAR tickets have been given for good cafeteria behavior. A drawing is held each Friday from all those who received SOAR tickets, and those students receive a special treat at lunch from Mrs. Kim and Mrs. Spring. Visitors may have wondered who let the dogs out in the second-grade classes last week. Students enjoyed reading about Henry and his dog Mudge. Carrie Sells found out she has some future Hollywood stars in her class when they acted out a Henry and Mudge skit. School will be dismissed for students on Friday and Monday for Labor Day. Teachers will be in staff development on Friday.
mals, and how animals can help people. We have been reviewing the short vowel sounds and learning about the different parts of a sentence. In math, we are continuing with addition and subtraction. Second-graders have enjoyed reading about Henry and Mudge. We learned several camping terms. We also began recording AR points in our logs. Thanks to Mrs. Starla and Mrs. Becky for getting these ready for us. The third-grade classes are continuing to work hard. Since map skills are an important part of the social studies curriculum, Cathy Whitehead’s thirdgraders are using these skills to track a mountain climber on Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania using the Internet. They are excited about this adventure. The West Chester fami-
ly welcomes two student teachers, Kayla Taylor and Brian Bullard. Miss Taylor attends Freed-Hardeman University and is joining Heather Melton’s thirdgrade class. Mr. Bullard also attends FHU and is joining Todd Lewis in the physical education classes. Our PTO officers have been quite busy this week as our membership drive concluded. The winners of the membership drive are: First place, Cheyenne Smith (43 members); second place, Zoey Zdravkov (42 members); and third place (tie), Tiffany Decker and Evan Hutcherson (23 members each). Classes with 100 percent participation included Susan Brown (first grade), Kelly Crowe (second grade),
Jean Smith (second grade), Heather Melton (third grade), Marti McDaniel (third grade), and Cathy Whitehead (third grade). Marti McDaniel’s third-grade class brought in 100 PTO members! Thanks to our parents, students, and PTO officers for their hard work and support for our school. Our first PTO meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 2, in the school cafeteria. Progress reports will be sent home on Thursday, Sept. 2. School will be dismissed on Friday, Sept. 3, and Monday, Sept. 6. We hope that everyone has a safe and enjoyable Labor Day weekend! W E S T- W h e r e Everyone Stands Tall!
Thursday, September 2, 2010
Local Resident accepted to Harding University
Brent Rowsey of Henderson, son of Sylvia Huddleston and Nathan Rowsey, has been accepted to Harding University for the fall 2010 semester. Rowsey, a 2009 graduate of Chester County High School, played basketball and was named Offensive Player of the Year. He was also on the football team and was named First Team AllRegion 6AAA Running
Back. He received numerous Chester C o u n t y Independent Awards. Rowsey was welcomed to campus last week for Student Impact, an orientation program designed to help freshmen and new students make the adjustment to college life. Harding had a record enrollment last year of more than 6,600 students from all 50 states and 49 foreign countries. It is the largest private university in Arkansas and attracts more National Merit Scholars than any other private university in the state. Harding also maintains campuses in Australia, Chile, England, France, Greece, Italy and Zambia.
Planning meeting set for Project Graduation Organizers of Project Graduation at Chester County High School have called for a planning meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7 in the high school cafeteria. For more information, call the school at 989-8125.
Congratulations! Summar Leigh Jahnkow for making the honor roll and successfully keeping the 4.0 average at Abeka Christian Academy! We are very proud of you and keep up the good work! Summar is the daughter of Ginger Potter Jahnkow of Henderson and Michael Jahnkow of Enville. She is the granddaughter of Carolyn Potter of Luray and the late John Potter, Elmer and Jessie Jahnkow of Jackson, and Violet Crutchfield of Bells. We all love you!
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CHESTER COUNTY SCHOOLS FUND RAISERS For School Year 2010-2011 Approved by Principals and Director of Schools JACKS CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Computers for Education August 23-27 School Partner Cards August 16-31 PTO – Membership Drive September 7-24 Fall School Pictures September 14 PTO – Fall Festival October 30 Spring School Pictures April 2011 WEST CHESTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PTO - Membership Drive August 9-23 Fall School Pictures August 18 PTO - Fall Festival October 23 Computers for Education February 7-11 Spring School Pictures February 23 Yearbook January 3- February 4 Catalog Sales February 28-March 11 EAST CHESTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PTO – Membership Drive August 17 – 27 PTO – Catalog Book Sale September 2-16 PTO- Fall Festival November 6 PTO-Yankee Candle Sale Mar. 28-Apr. 11 PTO-Animal Land February 2 School Pictures, Fall, Spring, Cap & Gown September, March Computers for Education February 7-11 Yearbook January 10 – May CHESTER COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL Lighthouse Keepers Membership Drive August 25-September 14 Lighthouse Keepers-Pancake Breakfast Ticket Sales October 27 - November 10 Library- Bookfair January 24 - February 4 Lighthouse Keepers -Pageant February 5 CHESTER COUNTY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Athletics-T-shirt Sales September 1-28 Friday Nights at Up & Jumpin (three nights) October 1 – February 28 Student Council –Jr. Miss Henderson Pageant December Student Council – Banquet March CHESTER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Spikers Club (Volleyball) – Sponsor banner July 26-August 6 Spikers Club (Volleyball) – Chicken/ribs sale August 28 Junior Class- Car Wash August 28 Junior Class-3 on 3 basketball tournament Fall/October Junior Class-picking up trash at Sportsplex Fall Band – Football game concessions August- October Band- Christmas Wrapping Paper Sales August 30-September 4 Yearbook - Fall Pictures August Freshman Class - Homecoming T-shirt sales August Freshman Class Jar guessing game August Quarterback Club-Meet the Eagles/Jamboree August 18
Band – Car Wash August 21 Junior/Senior Class – Magazine sales August 17- September Yearbook - Baby pictures August – October Yearbook - Ad Sales August - October Academic Decathlon-Sponsorships August - November Yearbook - Yearbook Sales August - November FCCLA - Catalog sales August 11 – August 25 Sophomore Class - Car wash August Sophomore Class – Break snack sales August Senior Class – Carwash August 28 Senior Class-Senior T-shirt sales August Student Council –Spirit Chain & Homecoming Parade August 13-September 17 Dare To Soar-DTS Sponsor Wall September 1 Color Guard/Winter GuardCar Wash/Bake Sale September 18 Academic DecathlonConcessions Fall Drama September Freshman Class Spirit bracelets September Golf /SoftballGolf Tournament Fall 2010 HOSA – Candle Sale September Soccer – Pork Chop Sale September 17 National Honor SocietyPowder Puff Concessions September 17 Quarterback ClubGolf Tournament October Junior Class-Haunted Trail October Choir-Car Wash October 9 Girls Basketball – Chicken /Pork Chop sales October 1-20 National Honor Society – Kiss The Pig October 25-29 Sophomore Class – Homecoming T-shirt Sales October Senior Class- Stew Sale October FBLA - Catalog Sales October 4-19 FFA – Fruit sales November Student Council – Miss Henderson Pageant October 28 FTA – Sales – Sausage & Biscuits March FCCLA – Cookbook Sales Nov. 15-Dec. 7 Softball – Sponsor sign sales January- April Student Council – Valentine’s Day Sales February Mu Alpha Theta – Compatibility Match February 1 – 15 FTA – Sales – S ausage & Biscuits February, 2 weeks Yearbook – Spring Pictures March Choir-Gold Rush Spring Soccer – Pork Chop Sale March 11 Band-Yard Sale/Bake Sale April Criminal Justice ClubCar Show May 6-7
By Ally Rogers The Junior High has gotten off to a great start this year! Progress reports will go out Thursday, along with a newsletter informing parents of important information and upcoming dates to remember. Ask your child to see his/hers. If you have questions, or want to talk to a particular teacher about your child’s grades, call or email to find out the best time to meet with them. Wondering if your student has homework? Check out our website: chestercountyschools.org, click on the resource tab and look “For Parents.” It will say homework. Each day the homework is post-
By Amber Murley Students, enjoy your two four-day weeks in a row! School will be dismissed Friday, Sept. 3, and Monday, Sept. 6 in observance of Labor Day. Be sure to get plenty of rest so that you are ready to learn!
Project Graduation events listed below: Concessions at Fall/Spring Drama performances Snookums-Oct. & Feb. Coke Sales BBQ Festival Booth Christmas Tour of Homes Pizza Hut Night Other Possibilities: Golf Tournament Pork Chop Meal Sales Dodge-ball tournament Stew Sale
Schools Dismissed Monday, Sept. 5 for Labor Day All Menu selections inlcude Fruit choice and milk choice Chester County Head Start Center, East Chester, Jacks Creek, West Chester Elementary Schools Tuesday, Sept. 7 Popcorn chicken or Corndog Mashed potatoes, rolls Green beans, salad Wednesday, Sept. 8 Cheeseburger or Turkey/cheese sandwich Baked batter bites Baked beans, trimmings Pudding/vanilla wafers Thursday, Sept. 9 Spaghetti/meat sauce Ham/cheese sandwich Glazed carrot coins Salad bar, corn Texas toast Friday, Sept. 10
Pizza or hotdog California blend Savory wedges, salad bar
Chester County Middle School Tuesday, Sept. 7 Popcorn chicken or Country fried steak Mashed potatoes Green peas, salad bar Baked apples, rolls Wednesday, Sept. 8 Cheeseburger or corndog Tater pals, salad bar Baked beans Chocolate chip cookie Thursday, Sept. 9 Spaghetti/meat sauce or Turkey/cheese wrap Glazed sweet potatoes Green beans, salad bar Coleslaw, Texas toast Friday, Sept. 10 Pizza or tuna salad plates Seasoned potatoes
Broccoli/cheese, salad bar
Chester County Junior High School *Cereal offered daily Tuesday, Sept. 7 Chicken strips or Hotpockets Mac/cheese, baked apples Green peas, rolls, salad Wednesday, Sept. 8 Hotdog or cheeseburger Tater pals, baked beans Salad bar, trimmings Pudding w/cherry on top Thursday, Sept. 9 Lasagna/meat sauce or Turkey/cheese wrap Glazed sweet potatoes Green beans, salad bar Texas toast Friday, Sept. 10 Pizza or barbecue/bun Baked potato Broccoli/cheese, salad bar
Chester County High School *Cereal offered daily Tuesday, Sept. 7 Chicken strips (2 lines) Or pizza/salad/tater pals Mashed potatoes, rolls Green peas, baked apples Glazed carrot circles Wednesday, Sept. 8 Pizza casserole or Clux deluxe, Infinity fries Baked potato, salad bar Tiny whole potatoes Green beans, corn, rolls Thursday, Sept. 9 Taco (2 lines) Pizza/salad/potato rounds Fiesta rice, brown beans Sweet potato casserole Friday, Sept. 10 Barbecue/bun, corndog Or pizza Fries, bbq beans, coleslaw Macaroni/veggie salad
ed around 2 p.m. The staff at the junior high is committed to helping students stay on top of their assignments. The “I.C.U Program” has been implemented to help teachers help ALL students who are missing assignments. If a student has not turned in an assignment, then their name will be placed on a document for all teachers to go over. The extra 10 minutes in fifth period will be spent helping the students get the work done. It will also be used other times when a teacher has extra time to help. If a student seems to be on the list repeatedly, due to lack of effort, then that student will be assigned detention at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday morning. We do not believe in giving zeros. We want students to be successful and responsible. Parent teacher conferences will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, and from 8-11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 8. Pictures were given out to the students who purchased them. If you are
unhappy with yours, remake picture day will be Sept. 24. Lifetouch offers a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee, so be sure to put this date down, if this applies to you. Come support your favorite Eagle athlete! Football, softball and girls’ soccer is in full swing. The schedules will be printed in the newsletter and in the newspaper. A pep rally was held Tuesday to honor these fall sports and the athletes who participate! The cheerleaders showed their spirit by performing cheers, a hip-hop dance, and fun games to entertain the students and faculty, too! Homecoming week will be Sept. 27-30. We began selling homecoming Tshirts this week. The cost is $10 and all proceeds will go to Athletic program. Order forms will be available at lunch each day. Parents and family members are welcome to purchase one too. More will come later about specific dress up days and club representatives.
Joy McKinnon’s class read “Fix It Duck.” They are working on the sight words I, am, little, and a. Please practice these words at home. Congratulations to Susan Willis’s class for winning the hallway behavior award. I have been seeing some quiet first-graders in the hallway. Keep up the good work! Mrs. Susan’s class is learning about the life cycle of a frog in their science center and they are actually observing tadpoles in their classroom. Second-graders won the cafeteria behavior award for using good manners while eating lunch.
Congratulations! Third-graders are busy counting money and making change. Please practice these skills at home. They are also writing the four types of sentences: declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory. Their reading story for the week is “If You Made a Million.” PSO membership drive will be Sept. 7-24. The cost is $2 a member. Grandparents are invited to eat lunch with their grandchild(ren) for Grandparents’ Day on Sept. 15. Remember, Jacks Creek is “where students shine!”
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STATEWIDES DIVORCE WITH OR WITHOUT Children $125.00. With Free name change documents and marital settlement agreement. Fast and easy. Call us 24hrs./ 7days: 1888-789-0198 or www.CourtDivorceService.com (TnScan) BUFFALO RIVER, PERRY COUNTY TN. 10 Acre Waterfront & 55 Acre Farmland Auction Saturday Sept. 4 at 10AM, www.TonyNeill.com, Heritage Auction & Real Estate TFL#4556, 731-925-3534 or 731926-3133 (TnScan) AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for high paying Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified - Job placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-266-0040 (TnScan) ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE FROM Home. *Medical *Business *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call 888-738-0607, w w w. C e n t u r a O n l i n e . c o m (TnScan) NEW NORWOOD SAWMILLS- LumberMate-Pro handles logs 34” diameter, mills boards 28” wide. Automated quick-cycle-sawing increases efficiency up to 40%! www.NorwoodSawmills.com/300 N 1-800-661-7746 Ext 300N
CASH NOW! GET CASH for your structured settlement or annuity payments. High payouts. Call J.G. Wentworth. 1-866-SETTLEMENT (1-866-738-8536). Rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau. (TnScan) SAVE 50-70% OFF Store Prices. Children’s Clothing: Gap Oshkosh - Polo - Tommy Hilfiger - Adidas - Guess. Showroom Factory-Sealed Condition. See Website: www.magickidsusa.com Use Discount Code: MK31134. (TnScan) NOW HIRING: COMPANIES DESPERATELY need employees to assemble products at home. No selling, any hours. $500 weekly potential. Fee required. Info. 1985-646-1700 Dept. TN-1196 (TnScan) FED EX GROUND CONTRACTOR Needs Teams to run out of Memphis, Tennessee. New 2011 Peterbilts. All Drop & Hook, Terminal to Terminal. Requires Doubles Endorsement. 662-8909666 or 901-485-3248. (TnScan) OPIES TRANSPORT HIRING OTR Drivers with 2 years OTR Experience No NYC or HazMat 800-341-9963 www.opiestransport.com (TnScan) FedEx GROUND CONTRACTOR SEEKING Class A Drivers - Teams Welcome! • Great Pay Package • Excellent Hometime • No Touch Freight • All Drop & Hook. Call 901-302-0616 or e m a i l RS.PMLogistics@yahoo.com (TnScan) TRUCK DRIVERS WANTED! MORE Hometime! Top Pay! Excellent Benefits! Newer Equipment! Up to $.48/mile com-
pany drivers! Heartland Express 1-800-441-4953 www.heartlandexpress.com (TnScan) DRIVERS- ASAP! NEW PAY Increase! 34-40 cpm Excellent Benefits Need CDL -A & 3 mos recent OTR 877-258-8782 www.meltontruck.com (TnScan) CALL NOW! BIH TRUCKING Company/ International Truck Driving School Now taking Students! No CDL, No problem! State WIA Program if qualified, or Financing available. 888-7805539 (TnScan) DRIVER- GREAT MILES! NO Touch Freight! No forced NE/NYC! 6 months OTR experience. No felony/DUI last 5 yrs. Solos wanted. New Team Pay Packages! 877-740-6262. www.ptl-inc.com (TnScan) DRIVERS EARN UP TO 39¢/mi Home Weekends 1 yr OTR Flatbed exp. Call: 1-800572-5489 Pam ext: 238, Susan ext: 227 Sunbelt Transport, LLC (TnScan) DRIVER- CDL/A TOP HOMETIME! Solos & Teams Highest Team Pay CDL/A with 1 yr. recent OTR req’d. 800-942-2104 ext 238 or 243 www.totalms.com (TnScan) DRIVERS- FLATBED CDL/A $2,000 Sign On bonus. Home most weekends! New Trucks Arriving! 6 months Experience Required. No felonies. Lease Purchase Available. Hornady Transportation 800-441-4271 x TN-100 (TnScan) DRIVERS- FOOD TANKER DRIVERS Needed OTR positions available Now! CDL-A w/ Tanker Req’d. Outstanding pay & Benefits! Call a recruiter Today! 877-484-3068 www.oakleytransport.com (TnScan)
CHESTER COUNTY INDEPENDENT • Thursday, September 2, 2010 PAGE 7-B CDL-A DRIVERS: YOU DESERVE The Best! High Miles, Great Pay, 2011 Freightliner Cascadias! New Performance Bonus Program. $500 Sign-on for Flatbed Drivers. CDL-A, 6 mo. OTR. Western Express. 888-801-5295 (TnScan) DRIVERS- HIRING REGIONAL VAN Drivers. 37 cpm with 2 years experience. Great Benefits. Home Every Week. 1 year tractortrailer experience required. Call 888-967-5487, or apply online at www.averittcareers.com. Equal Opportunity Employer. (TnScan) DRIVERS- HIRING REGIONAL FLATBED Drivers. 37 cpm with 2 years experience. Great Benefits. Home Every Week. 1 year flatbed or tractor-trailer experience required. Call 888967-5487, or apply online at www.averittcareers.com. Equal Opportunity Employer. (TnScan) WANTED MOUNTAIN AND WATERFRONT Subdivisions. We purchase/ market/ liquidate completed and partially completed subdivisions in the Southeast designed for recreational/ retirement. Call 704-896-5880, x1034. (TnScan) YOUR LOW COST ADVERTISING Solution! One call & your 25 word ad will appear in 91 Tennessee newspapers for $265 or 19 West TN newspapers for $95. Call this newspaper’s classified advertising dept. or go to www.tnadvertising.biz. (TnScan) DIVORCE WITH OR WITHOUT Children $125.00. With Free name change documents and marital settlement agreement. Fast and easy. Call us 24hrs./ 7days: 1888-789-0198 or www.CourtDivorceService.com (TnScan) BUFFALO RIVER, PERRY COUNTY TN. 10 Acre Waterfront & 55 Acre Farmland Auction Saturday Sept. 4 at 10AM, www.TonyNeill.com, Heritage Auction & Real Estate TFL#4556, 731-925-3534 or 731926-3133 (TnScan) AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for high paying Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified - Job placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-266-0040 (TnScan) ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE FROM Home. *Medical *Business *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call 888-738-0607, w w w. C e n t u r a O n l i n e . c o m (TnScan) NEW NORWOOD SAWMILLS- LumberMate-Pro handles logs 34” diameter, mills boards 28” wide. Automated quick-cycle-sawing increases efficiency up to 40%! www.NorwoodSawmills.com/300 N 1-800-661-7746 Ext 300N (TnScan) CASH NOW! GET CASH for your structured settlement or annuity payments. High payouts. Call J.G. Wentworth. 1-866-SETTLEMENT (1-866-738-8536). Rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau. (TnScan) SAVE 50-70% OFF Store Prices. Children’s Clothing: Gap Oshkosh - Polo - Tommy Hilfiger - Adidas - Guess. Showroom Factory-Sealed Condition. See Website: www.magickidsusa.com Use Discount Code: MK31134. (TnScan) NOW HIRING: COMPANIES DESPERATELY need employees to assemble products at home. No selling, any hours. $500 weekly potential. Fee required. Info. 1985-646-1700 Dept. TN-1196 (TnScan) FED EX GROUND CONTRACTOR Needs Teams to run out of Memphis, Tennessee. New 2011 Peterbilts. All Drop & Hook, Terminal to Terminal. Requires Doubles Endorsement. 662-8909666 or 901-485-3248. (TnScan) OPIES TRANSPORT HIRING OTR Drivers with 2 years OTR Experience No NYC or HazMat 800-341-9963 www.opiestransport.com (TnScan) FedEx GROUND CONTRACTOR SEEKING Class A Drivers - Teams Welcome! • Great Pay Package • Excellent Hometime • No Touch Freight • All Drop & Hook. Call 901-302-0616 or e m a i l RS.PMLogistics@yahoo.com (TnScan) TRUCK DRIVERS WANTED! MORE Hometime! Top Pay! Excellent Benefits! Newer Equipment! Up to $.48/mile company drivers! Heartland Express 1-800-441-4953 www.heartlandexpress.com (TnScan) DRIVERS- ASAP! NEW PAY Increase! 34-40 cpm Excellent Benefits Need CDL -A & 3 mos recent OTR 877-258-8782 www.meltontruck.com (TnScan) CALL NOW! BIH TRUCKING Company/ International Truck Driving School Now taking Students! No CDL, No problem!
State WIA Program if qualified, or Financing available. 888-7805539 (TnScan) DRIVER- GREAT MILES! NO Touch Freight! No forced NE/NYC! 6 months OTR experience. No felony/DUI last 5 yrs. Solos wanted. New Team Pay Packages! 877-740-6262. www.ptl-inc.com (TnScan) DRIVERS EARN UP TO 39¢/mi Home Weekends 1 yr OTR Flatbed exp. Call: 1-800572-5489 Pam ext: 238, Susan ext: 227 Sunbelt Transport, LLC (TnScan) DRIVER- CDL/A TOP HOMETIME! Solos & Teams Highest Team Pay CDL/A with 1 yr. recent OTR req’d. 800-942-2104 ext 238 or 243 www.totalms.com (TnScan) DRIVERS- FLATBED CDL/A $2,000 Sign On bonus. Home most weekends! New Trucks Arriving! 6 months Experience Required. No felonies. Lease Purchase Available. Hornady Transportation 800-441-4271 x TN-100 (TnScan) DRIVERS- FOOD TANKER DRIVERS Needed OTR positions available Now! CDL-A w/ Tanker Req’d. Outstanding pay & Benefits! Call a recruiter Today! 877-484-3068 www.oakleytransport.com (TnScan) CDL-A DRIVERS: YOU DESERVE The Best! High Miles, Great Pay, 2011 Freightliner Cascadias! New Performance Bonus Program. $500 Sign-on for Flatbed Drivers. CDL-A, 6 mo. OTR. Western Express. 888-801-5295 (TnScan) DRIVERS- HIRING REGIONAL VAN Drivers. 37 cpm with 2 years experience. Great Benefits. Home Every Week. 1 year tractortrailer experience required. Call 888-967-5487, or apply online at www.averittcareers.com. Equal Opportunity Employer. (TnScan) DRIVERS- HIRING REGIONAL FLATBED Drivers. 37 cpm with 2 years experience. Great Benefits. Home Every Week. 1 year flatbed or tractor-trailer experience required. Call 888967-5487, or apply online at www.averittcareers.com. Equal Opportunity Employer. (TnScan) WANTED MOUNTAIN AND WATERFRONT Subdivisions. We purchase/ market/ liquidate completed and partially completed subdivisions in the Southeast designed for recreational/ retirement. Call 704-896-5880, x1034. (TnScan) YOUR LOW COST ADVERTISING Solution! One call & your 25 word ad will appear in 91 Tennessee newspapers for $265 or 19 West TN newspapers for $95. Call this newspaper’s classified advertising dept. or go to www.tnadvertising.biz. (TnScan)
DIVORCE WITH OR WITHOUT Children $125.00. With Free name change documents and marital settlement agreement. Fast and easy. Call us 24hrs./ 7days: 1888-789-0198 or www.CourtDivorceService.com (TnScan) BUFFALO RIVER, PERRY COUNTY TN. 10 Acre Waterfront & 55 Acre Farmland Auction Saturday Sept. 4 at 10AM, www.TonyNeill.com, Heritage Auction & Real Estate TFL#4556, 731-925-3534 or 731926-3133 (TnScan) AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for high paying Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified - Job placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-266-0040 (TnScan) ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE FROM Home. *Medical *Business *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call 888-738-0607, w w w. C e n t u r a O n l i n e . c o m (TnScan) NEW NORWOOD SAWMILLS- LumberMate-Pro handles logs 34” diameter, mills boards 28” wide. Automated quick-cycle-sawing increases efficiency up to 40%! www.NorwoodSawmills.com/300 N 1-800-661-7746 Ext 300N (TnScan) CASH NOW! GET CASH for your structured settlement or annuity payments. High payouts. Call J.G. Wentworth. 1-866-SETTLEMENT (1-866-738-8536). Rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau. (TnScan) SAVE 50-70% OFF Store Prices. Children’s Clothing: Gap Oshkosh - Polo - Tommy Hilfiger - Adidas - Guess. Showroom Factory-Sealed Condition. See Website: www.magickidsusa.com Use Discount Code: MK31134. (TnScan) NOW HIRING: COMPANIES DESPERATELY need employees to assemble products at home. No selling, any hours. $500 weekly potential. Fee required. Info. 1985-646-1700 Dept. TN-1196 (TnScan) FED EX GROUND CONTRACTOR Needs Teams to run out of Memphis, Tennessee. New 2011 Peterbilts. All Drop & Hook, Terminal to Terminal. Requires Doubles Endorsement. 662-8909666 or 901-485-3248. (TnScan) OPIES TRANSPORT HIRING OTR Drivers with 2 years OTR Experience No NYC or HazMat 800-341-9963 www.opiestransport.com (TnScan) FedEx GROUND CONTRACTOR SEEKING Class A Drivers - Teams Welcome! • Great Pay
Package • Excellent Hometime • No Touch Freight • All Drop & Hook. Call 901-302-0616 or e m a i l RS.PMLogistics@yahoo.com (TnScan) TRUCK DRIVERS WANTED! MORE Hometime! Top Pay! Excellent Benefits! Newer Equipment! Up to $.48/mile company drivers! Heartland Express 1-800-441-4953 www.heartlandexpress.com (TnScan) DRIVERS- ASAP! NEW PAY Increase! 34-40 cpm Excellent Benefits Need CDL -A & 3 mos recent OTR 877-258-8782 www.meltontruck.com (TnScan) CALL NOW! BIH TRUCKING Company/ International Truck Driving School Now taking Students! No CDL, No problem! State WIA Program if qualified, or Financing available. 888-7805539 (TnScan) DRIVER- GREAT MILES! NO Touch Freight! No forced NE/NYC! 6 months OTR experience. No felony/DUI last 5 yrs. Solos wanted. New Team Pay Packages! 877-740-6262. www.ptl-inc.com (TnScan) DRIVERS EARN UP TO 39¢/mi Home Weekends 1 yr OTR Flatbed exp. Call: 1-800572-5489 Pam ext: 238, Susan ext: 227 Sunbelt Transport, LLC (TnScan) DRIVER- CDL/A TOP HOMETIME! Solos & Teams Highest Team Pay CDL/A with 1 yr. recent OTR req’d. 800-942-2104 ext 238 or 243 www.totalms.com (TnScan) DRIVERS- FLATBED CDL/A $2,000 Sign On bonus. Home most weekends! New Trucks Arriving! 6 months Experience Required. No felonies. Lease Purchase Available. Hornady Transportation 800-441-4271 x TN-100 (TnScan) DRIVERS- FOOD TANKER DRIVERS Needed OTR positions available Now! CDL-A w/ Tanker Req’d. Outstanding pay & Benefits! Call a recruiter Today! 877-484-3068 www.oakleytransport.com (TnScan) CDL-A DRIVERS: YOU DESERVE The Best! High Miles, Great Pay, 2011 Freightliner Cascadias! New Performance Bonus Program. $500 Sign-on for Flatbed Drivers. CDL-A, 6 mo. OTR. Western Express. 888-801-5295 (TnScan) DRIVERS- HIRING REGIONAL VAN Drivers. 37 cpm with 2 years experience. Great Benefits. Home Every Week. 1 year tractortrailer experience required. Call 888-967-5487, or apply online at www.averittcareers.com. Equal Opportunity Employer. (TnScan) DRIVERS- HIRING REGIONAL FLATBED Drivers. 37 cpm
with 2 years experience. Great Benefits. Home Every Week. 1 year flatbed or tractor-trailer experience required. Call 888967-5487, or apply online at www.averittcareers.com. Equal Opportunity Employer. (TnScan) WANTED MOUNTAIN AND WATERFRONT Subdivisions. We purchase/ market/ liquidate completed and partially completed subdivisions in the Southeast designed for recreational/ retirement. Call 704-896-5880, x1034. (TnScan) YOUR LOW COST ADVERTISING Solution! One call & your 25 word ad will appear in 91 Tennessee newspapers for $265 or 19 West TN newspapers for $95. Call this newspaper’s classified advertising dept. or go to www.tnadvertising.biz. (TnScan) DIVORCE WITH OR WITHOUT Children $125.00. With Free name change documents and marital settlement agreement. Fast and easy. Call us 24hrs./ 7days: 1888-789-0198 or www.CourtDivorceService.com (TnScan) BUFFALO RIVER, PERRY COUNTY TN. 10 Acre Waterfront & 55 Acre Farmland Auction Saturday Sept. 4 at 10AM, www.TonyNeill.com, Heritage Auction & Real Estate TFL#4556, 731-925-3534 or 731926-3133 (TnScan) AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for high paying Aviation Career. FAA approved program.
Financial aid if qualified - Job placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-266-0040 (TnScan) ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE FROM Home. *Medical *Business *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call 888-738-0607, w w w. C e n t u r a O n l i n e . c o m (TnScan) NEW NORWOOD SAWMILLS- LumberMate-Pro handles logs 34” diameter, mills boards 28” wide. Automated quick-cycle-sawing increases efficiency up to 40%! www.NorwoodSawmills.com/300 N 1-800-661-7746 Ext 300N (TnScan) CASH NOW! GET CASH for your structured settlement or annuity payments. High payouts. Call J.G. Wentworth. 1-866-SETTLEMENT (1-866-738-8536). Rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau. (TnScan)
Page 8-B CHESTER COUNTY INDEPENDENT • Thursday, September 2, 2010
911 Board releases $2.2 million for dispatcher training The Tennessee E m e r g e n c y Communications Board (TECB) has made $2.2 million in funding available to local E m e r g e n c y Communications Districts for dispatcher training. “We’ve set uniform standards because we want to do all we can to improve the effectiveness of 911,” said TECB Executive Director Lynn Questell. “We know many
districts exceed these standards and provide additional training and support to their dispatchers. We certainly want to provide the local 911 districts with the needed funds to for this training.” “We’re pleased we can provide these funds,” Questell said. “Not every state has minimum requirements. And among those that do, not every state provides funding for the training. Tennessee continues to be a national
leader in 911.” TECB requires that all dispatchers to have 40 hours of supervised, onthe-job training and 40 hours of public safety communications coursework within the first six months of employment. Additionally, dispatchers must participate in regular continuing education. The training standards in Tennessee are modeled after the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials
(APCO) standards. The dispatcher training funds are available on an annual basis. “Our Board has set solid standards for the training of 911 dispatchers,” said TECB Chair Randy Porter. “We want to be sure the districts have the funds they need to train those dispatchers. Uniform training of dispatchers results in improved response to emergencies.” The TECB was created
by the General Assembly in 1998 to assist ECDs’ boards of directors in management, operations and accountability, with the goal of establishing reliable emergency communications for all citizens of the state. It’s a successful formula; in 2005, Tennessee became the third state in the nation to become Phase II-ready, meaning a 911 operator can obtain a wireless caller’s number and location information.
In 2005, Tennessee received an award from the Congressional E911 Institute for having the nation’s best state system. The TECB is administratively attached to the Department of Commerce and Insurance, which works to protect consumers while ensuring fair competition for industries and professionals who do business in T e n n e s s e e . www.tn.gov/commerce/.
FEMA seminars to help communities learn model floodplain management In Tennessee, 353 communities - both counties and cities - participate in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which offers federally backed insurance to property owners and renters. To make flood insurance available to its residents and businesses, a community must adopt and enforce floodplain management ordinances and
flood insurance rate maps. The Floodplain Management/Insurance Group of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is conducting nine seminars throughout August that present an overview of the Tennessee model ordinances. The seminars will instruct floodplain administrators in the interpretation, administration and
enforcement of their adopted flood damage prevention ordinances. FEMA is committed to helping communities strengthen their floodplain management. “Floodplain management is an opportunity to reduce risk and improve communities,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Gracia B. Szczech of FEMA. “This is an important way that recov-
ery assistance continues.” Non-participation creates additional impact on residents and businesses when disaster strikes by limiting access to federal benefits. However, if a community joins the NFIP within six months of a disaster declaration, federal assistance applications may be reconsidered. In the fall, FEMA plans to conduct three regional,
four-day floodplain management certification courses for those who are interested. Follow the recovery in Tennessee online at http://twitter.com/t_e_m_ a, http://twitter.com/fema, http://www.facebook.com/ TNDisasterInfo, www.youtube.com/fema a n d http://www.flickr.com/photos/t_e_m_a. The social media links
provided are for reference only. FEMA and TEMA do not endorse any non-government websites, companies or applications. FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
Register of Deeds for Chester County, Tennessee, executed by Kimberly Ann Ferrell-Shumate and William R. Shumate, conveying certain property therein described to Dennie R. Marshall as Trustee for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as a separate corporation that is acting solely as a nominee for GMAC Mortgage, LLC dba ditech and GMAC Mortgage, LLC dba ditech’s successors and assigns; and the undersigned, Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., having been appointed Successor Trustee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable; and that an agent of Shellie Wallace of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., as Successor Trustee, by virtue of the power, duty, and authority vested in and imposed upon said Successor Trustee will, on September 23, 2010 on or about 12:00 P.M., at the Chester County Courthouse, Henderson, Tennessee, offer for sale certain property hereinafter described to the highest bidder FOR CASH, free from the statutory right of redemption, homestead, dower, and all other exemptions which are expressly waived in the Deed of Trust, said property being real estate situated in Chester County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows: All that parcel of land in Beech Bluff, Chester County, state of Tennessee, as more fully described in deed book 302, page 291, ID number 12-3.00, being known and designated as Metes and Bounds property.
ALSO KNOWN AS: 680 Wyatt Lane, Beech Bluff, Tennessee 38313 This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. In addition, the following parties may claim an interest in the above-referenced property: Kimberly Ann Ferrell-Shumate; William R. Shumate The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee’s option at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. W&A No. 902194087 DATED August 20, 2010. WILSON & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., Successor Trustee By: Shellie Wallace FOR SALE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.MYFIR.COM And WWW.REALTYTRAC.COM
Public Notices TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: THAT, WHEREAS, by deed of trust dated November 30, 2005, recorded in the Register’s Office of Chester County, Tennessee in Record Book 277, page 99, et seq., John Daniel and wife, Lucy Daniel did convey in trust to Neal Smith, Trustee, the real estate hereinafter described to secure the payment of the principal sum of $81,000.00, payable to the order of the Chester County Bank, Henderson, Tennessee, evidenced by a certain promissory note described in said deed of trust and being incorporated by reference; and, WHEREAS, said deed of trust provided that in the event of a default in the payment of the indebtedness required to be paid under said note, when the same are due and payable, the entire indebtedness shall, at the option of the owner and holder thereof, become due and payable forthwith; and, WHEREAS, default has been made in the payment of said indebtedness, now due, and the owner and holder of said note has declared the entire unpaid balance now due and payable, and has called upon Neal Smith, the nominated Trustee, to foreclose said deed of trust according to the terms and provisions thereof; NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me as such Trustee under said deed of trust, I will, on Friday, September 24, 2010, offer for sale and sell, at the front door of the Courthouse in Henderson, Chester County, Tennessee, at 1:30 P.M., to the last, highest and best bidder, for cash in hand and in bar of the equity of redemption, the following described real estate located in CHESTER COUNTY, TENNESSEE, more particularly bounded and described as follows, towit: Beginning at a found iron pin at the intersection of the west line of Highway 45 (Church Street) and the north line of the Highway 45 By-Pass, proceed north 89° 15’ 0” west along the north line of the Highway 45 By-Pass for a distance of 65 feet to a found right of way monument at an interior corner of the Highway 45 By-Pass; thence north 13° 48’ 40” west along the east line of the Highway 45 By-Pass for a distance of 53.30 feet to a found right of way monument; thence north 16° 31’ 0” west along the east line of the Highway 45 By-Pass for a distance of 96.80 feet to a set iron pin at a new southwest corner of the remaining Tommy Casey, et al., property as recorded in Deed Book 82, page 497, Register’s Office of Chester County, Tennessee, of which this is a part; thence north 84° 18’ 0” east along a partition line of said Casey property for a distance of 45 feet to a set iron pin; thence south 70° 02’ 50” east along a partition line of said Casey property for a distance of 61.93 feet to a set iron pin in the west line of Highway 45 (Church Street); thence south 1° 01’ 0” east along the west line of said
Highway 45 (Church Street) for a distance of 128.95 feet to the point of beginning, containing 0.27 acre, more or less, and subject to any and all easements, public or private, which may or may not be recorded. Said legal description is the same description as contained in the previous deed of record. This is the same real estate conveyed to John Daniel and wife, Lucy Daniel from Jesse H. Ford, III, as Interim Chapter 7 Trustee for the United States Bankruptcy Court dated November 28, 2005, of record in the Register’s Office of Chester County, Tennessee, in Record Book 277, page 95. Street Address: 576 S. Church Ave., Henderson, Tennessee 38340 Liens in favor of the United State or the State of Tennessee: None Map 46, Parcel 48.00, Chester County Tax Assessors Office Other parties interested in this property: None Said sale shall be made subject to any outstanding indebtedness, taxes, or other encumbrances which may constitute a valid prior lien against said property, if any. Said property shall be sold and conveyed by the undersigned as Trustee only, and not further or otherwise, and the buyer shall rely upon his own good judgment and investigation as to the status of title. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. If the highest bidder cannot pay the bid within twenty-four (24) hours of the sale, the next highest bidder, at their highest bid, will be deemed the successful bidder. This property is being sold with the express reservation that the sale is subject to confirmation by the lender of trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. This office is a debt collector. This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Dated at Henderson, Tennessee, this August 24, 2010. Neal Smith TRUSTEE
NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE TENNESSEE, CHESTER COUNTY DEFAULT having been made in the terms, conditions and payments provided in certain Deed of Trust executed by Lisa C. Moody and William D. Moody to Wesley D. Turner, Trustee dated April 26, 2000 in the amount of $44,000.00, and recorded in the Register’s Office of Chester County, Tennessee in Deed Book 185, Page 495, (“Deed of Trust”); and, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust hav-
ing been last transferred to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, formerly known as Bankers Trust Company of California, N.A., as Trustee for Asset Backed Securities Corporation Long Beach Home Equity Loan Trust 2000LB1 by assignment; and, Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, formerly known as Bankers Trust Company of California, N.A., as Trustee for Asset Backed Securities Corporation Long Beach Home Equity Loan Trust 2000LB1, as the current owner and holder of said Deed of Trust (the “Owner and Holder”), has appointed as Substitute Trustee the undersigned, any of whom may act, by instrument filed for record in the Register’s Office of Chester County, Tennessee with all the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in said Deed of Trust; therefore, NOTICE is hereby given that the entire amount of said indebtedness has been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust by the Owner and Holder, and the undersigned as Substitute Trustee, or a duly appointed attorney or agents by virtue of the power and authority vested by the Appointment of Substitute Trustee, will on Thursday, September 23, 2010 commencing at 12:00 PM at the Main entrance of the Chester County Courthouse, Henderson, Tennessee; sell to the highest bidder for cash, immediately at the close of sale, the following property to-wit: Located in the Sixth Civil District of Chester County, Tennessee, more particularly bounded and described as follows, to wit: Beginning at a nail and cap in the centerline of Memorial Avenue, the same being a common corner with Arendall, also being the southeast corner of the original tract of which this is a part, thence N 5 degrees 30 minutes E with Memorial Avenue 124 feet to a nail and cap, thence N 84 degrees 41 minutes 49.4 W, passing an iron pin at 20 feet, in all 109.66 feet to an iron pin in a fence, thence S 01 degrees 01 minutes 48 seconds W with said fence 124 feet to a fence post; thence S 84 degrees 30 minutes E with a fence, Arendalls North boundary line, 100 feet to the beginning. The is the same property conveyed to Grantors herein by Warranty Deed of record in Book 83, Page 135, of Registers Office of Chester County, Tennessee. Parcel No. 034-046.02 Map & Parcel No.: 034 046.02 PROPERTY ADDRESS: 311 Memorial Avenue, Henderson, Tennessee 38340 CURRENT OWNER(S): William D. Moody and Lisa C. Moody SUBORDINATE LEINHOLDERS: N/A OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: N/A All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, however, the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The sale will be held subject to
any unpaid taxes, assessments, rightsof-way, easements, protective covenants or restrictions, liens, and other superior matters of record which may affect said property; as well as any prior liens or encumbrances as well as priority created by a fixture filing; and/or any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. If the U.S. Department of Treasury/IRS, the State of Tennessee Department of Revenue, or the State of Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development are listed as Interested Parties in the advertisement, then the Notice of this foreclosure is being given to them and the sale will be subject to the applicable governmental entities` right to redeem the property, as required by 26 U.S.C § 7425 and T.C.A. § 67-1-1433. The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Deed of Trust. Substitute Trustee reserves the right to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR AND IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Ad #5675 MCC TN, LCC 3525 Piedmont Road NE, Six Piedmont Center, Suite 700 Atlanta, GA 30305 McCurdy & Candler, L.L.C. (404) 373-1612 www.mccurdycandler.com File No. 10-11218 /CONV
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms, and conditions of a Deed of Trust Note dated July 14, 2007, and the Deed of Trust of even date securing the same, recorded August 1, 2007, at Book 304, Page 112 in Office of the
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