Lifestyles

‘Papers for Partners’ fundraiser continues

Posted on May 25, 2015 at 9:34 am

ASSISTANT EDITOR linda stacy Those who enjoy reading the Herald Chronicle and providing help for others will have an opportunity to do both simply by purchasing their newspaper from Wal-Mart in Winchester. “Papers for Partners” is currently underway to raise money for Partners for Healing, a non-profit, compassionate health care clinic that is free to those who qualify in the area. Wal-Mart in Winchester will donate part of the proceeds

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  • Vietnam: one man recalls his journey to war and back

    Posted on May 25, 2015 at 9:32 am

    E-5 Army Sergeant James Green Vietnam

      STAFF WRITER philip j. lorenz III   In 1967, the war in Vietnam was reaching a state of flux as pressure to bring the conflict to an end was growing in the U.S., including when Dr. Martin Luther King made his speech outlining his opposition to the war. That same year, James Green from Sewanee, enlisted in the U.S. Army, and went to Fort Benning, Ga., for basic training.

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  • SCHRA commodities giveaway June 18 in Winchester

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 2:57 pm

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    South Central Human Resource Agency will give out commodities on Thursday, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Farmers Market Pavilion in Winchester. Those wanting commodities must meet the eligibility income guidelines. Anyone receiving aid from one of the following programs is eligible for USDA commodities: SNAP (formerly known as Food Stamps), Families First, SSI, LIHEAP or proof of residency in Public Housing. The Farmers Market Pavilion

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Travel

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Safety expert says follow the ABC’s of water safety this summer

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:49 pm

Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start of summer which means backyard barbeques and spending time with family and friends at the pool, beach or on a boat.  Drowning and near-drowning incidents often occur during long holiday weekends. Drowning is among the leading causes of death in Tennessee for children ages 1 to 18. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates nearly 390 children younger than 15 drown in swimming

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  • THP to conduct ‘no refusal enforcement

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:25 pm

    Col. Tracy Trott

    (Col Trott) The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) will increase patrols and utilize the “no refusal” law and a variety of traffic safety enforcement tools to reduce the number of serious injury and fatal crashes across the state during this year’s Memorial Day holiday period. The holiday period begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, May 22 and concludes at midnight on Monday, May 25. The 96-hour holiday period will include “no

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  • AAA: Memorial Day travel could be highest in decade

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:23 pm

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    (Associated Press) AAA is predicting that 37.2 million U.S. residents will travel at least 50 miles away from home over the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend.  The figure is a 4.7 increase over 2014 travel in the Memorial Day period, which is defined as the Thursday through Monday surrounding the holiday.   AAA said the anticipated travel for 2015 would be the highest number of Memorial Day travelers since 2005

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Education

E-5 Army Sergeant James Green Vietnam

Vietnam: one man recalls his journey to war and back

Posted on May 25, 2015 at 9:32 am

  STAFF WRITER philip j. lorenz III   In 1967, the war in Vietnam was reaching a state of flux as pressure to bring the conflict to an end was growing in the U.S., including when Dr. Martin Luther King made his speech outlining his opposition to the war. That same year, James Green from Sewanee, enlisted in the U.S. Army, and went to Fort Benning, Ga., for basic training.

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  • SAS Seniors graduate

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 2:38 pm

    Top Honors – St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School students receiving top awards are (from left) Shanda Lack of Woodbury, the Betty Guyear Condra Perseverance Award; Fields Ford of Sewanee, the Day Student Award; Allison Bruce of Monteagle, the Lulu Hampton Service Award and the Head of School’s Award; Ethan Evans of Sewanee, the SMA Memorial Merit Award; James Beasley of Atlanta, the Boarding Student Award, and Eric Baynard of East Point, Ga.,

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  • Local students recognized at SAS honors day

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 2:21 pm

    St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School recognized several students at its honors day ceremony held on May 16 at the school’s outdoor altar. The Rev. John Thomas, head of school, announced the distinguished and special school awards. Ninety-five students received recognition, including area day students: Ethan Evans of Sewanee, the SMA Memorial Merit Award; Allison Bruce of Monteagle, the Lulu Hampton Owen Service Award; Fields Ford of Sewanee, the Day Student Award; Allison

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Religion

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Walnut Grove Methodists to celebrate Children’s Day, homecoming Sunday, May 24

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 1:40 pm

    Annual Children’s Day and homecoming services will be conducted at Walnut Grove United Methodist Church Sunday, starting at 10 a.m. The festivities will include a children’s program, special music and the lighting of a memorial candle and a special collection for the maintenance of the church cemetery. A big, covered dish meal will follow at noon. Those having past connections with the Walnut Grove church, school, or having

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  • ‘Everyday Heroes’ event is June 13 at Riva Lake Baptist

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 1:31 pm

    Everyday Heroes Event

                              The community is urged to attend a fun day of honoring everyday heroes on Saturday, June 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Riva Lake Baptist Church, located on the corner of Bible Crossing Road and Highway 130 in Winchester. Judy Grealis, a promoter of the event, extended this invitation.  “Please come and meet the

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  • Religious Happenings in May 8th edition

    Posted on May 7, 2015 at 2:02 pm

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    May 8-9  Yard and bake sale  Yard and bake sale Friday and Saturday, May 8-9 at Walnut Grove United Methodist Church, 980 Walnut Grove Road, Belvidere. Friday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 7 a.m.-noon. Clothing, variety of homemade baked goods, household items, more.  May 9 Gospel singing  Gospel singing featuring The Sullivans and Tim Harshman Saturday, May 9, 6 p.m. at Hardee’s, 1600 Dinah Shore Blvd., Winchester. Info., 273-5739 / 212-4292.

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Health

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SCHRA commodities giveaway June 18 in Winchester

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 2:57 pm

South Central Human Resource Agency will give out commodities on Thursday, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Farmers Market Pavilion in Winchester. Those wanting commodities must meet the eligibility income guidelines. Anyone receiving aid from one of the following programs is eligible for USDA commodities: SNAP (formerly known as Food Stamps), Families First, SSI, LIHEAP or proof of residency in Public Housing. The Farmers Market Pavilion

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  • Safety expert says follow the ABC’s of water safety this summer

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:49 pm

    swimming-baby

    Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start of summer which means backyard barbeques and spending time with family and friends at the pool, beach or on a boat.  Drowning and near-drowning incidents often occur during long holiday weekends. Drowning is among the leading causes of death in Tennessee for children ages 1 to 18. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates nearly 390 children younger than 15 drown in swimming

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  • Social Security delivers most popular baby names

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 2:21 pm

    The birth of a child is a special time for families and one of the first tasks parents have is naming their bundle of joy.  The Social Security Administration recently announced the most popular baby names for boys and girls in 2014 in the United States are Noah and Emma. The top five boy names in Tennessee in order of popularity in 2014 include William, Mason, Elijah, James and Noah.

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