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Special event set to aid Baby Max’ recovery

Posted on August 8, 2014 at 10:41 am

Toddler Garrett Maxwell Redwine has faced an uphill battle with brain cancer, and friends, family and area residents will have an opportunity Saturday to help him combat the disease during a special event. The gathering, simply called “Max’s Celebration,” will be held at the Red Roof Pavilion at Winchester City Park, 1562 Phillip Fulmer Parkway, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will include barbeque, live music, infl atable

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    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 9:36 am

    Brown Recluse Spider

    Vanderbilt medical toxicologists are reporting an increase in patients seen with brown recluse spider bites this summer. The venomous bites usually heal well if left alone, according to Tennessee Poison Center Medical Director Donna Seger, M.D., but there are so many urban legends about these bites, patients frequently apply many treatments before seeking medical advice. There are two components to spider bites — the cutaneous lesion and, more rarely, the

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  • Motorcyclist is roaring through the Winchesters

    Posted on July 11, 2014 at 9:42 am

    Motorcyclist Jackie Battles takes a breather in front of Winchester City Hall Monday after spending most of the day on his motorcycle to get to the “Winchester” in Franklin County, from his native Winchester, Va. In addition to his Virginia home, his trip agenda includes Winchesters located in the states of Arkansas, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

    Just as promised, motorcyclist Jackie Battles rolled into Winchester on Monday, on the first part of his whirlwind trip across the country to visit all the other 23 towns in the United States named Winchester. Looking tired but in good spirits, the Winchester, Va., resident stopped by the Herald-Chronicle’s news office Tuesday afternoon to provide readers with an update about how his trip to the nation’s many Winchesters was going.

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  • Fight for freedom… WW II vet attends D-Day anniversary

    Posted on July 4, 2014 at 5:33 am

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    The Fourth of July is all about the nation’s independence, and World War II veteran James E. Hill is one who had gone above and beyond the call of duty 70 years ago to keep it that way. Hill, from Elora, recently returned to France for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France. The 89-year-old veteran had served as a member of H Company of the 29th

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  • Cyclist on mission to visit 24 ‘Winchesters’ to arrive here July 7

    Posted on June 24, 2014 at 4:46 am

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    Motorcyclist Jackie Battles of Winchester, Va., is on a mission to visit all the cities named Winchester in the United States The idea came about when the Mayor of Winchester, England attended his town’s annual Apple Blossom Festival. Battles said, “It set me to wondering just how many Winchester’s there were and once I looked them up, decided that this could be a really good ride.” He found out there

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  • Hometown girl to compete for Miss Tennessee title

    Posted on June 17, 2014 at 10:32 am

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    A lifelong dream to walk across the Miss Tennessee Pageant stage got closer to reality for Camille Garner of Franklin County when she was crowned Miss Tennessee Soybean Festival last year in Martin. That title earned her a ticket to compete in the prestigious Miss Tennessee Pageant in Jackson this week. Garner, the daughter of Tony and Amy Michelle Garner and the sister of Constance, Claire and John Garner, is

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  • Local author’s book launch party is Thursday

    Posted on June 3, 2014 at 12:03 pm

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    Carrie Sparks McClain will introduce her first book, “Dragonfly,” Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. during a book launch party/ meet and greet in the main dining room at Arezzo’s Italian Fine Dining in downtown Winchester. McClain, says she is a “local girl through and through,” having been raised in Decherd and Winchester. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University where she majored in public relations and has enjoyed

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