Haitian Priest, Jazz Vespers At St. Timothy's Episcopal

Friday, September 28, 2012

Pere (Fr) Jean Jacque Deavil, an Episcopal priest from Haiti, will be the special guest speaker on Wednesday, following the 6:30 p.m. midweek meal at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 630 Mississippi Ave., Signal Mountain. He will give a firsthand report on the status of the reconstruction efforts in Haiti, at the Cathedral, and in his own parish.

A Jazz Vespers will be held Sunday, Oct. 7 at 5 p.m. with the David Walters Trio and Kathy Tugman. The group has programmed an array of songs which will cast the secular rhythms and messages of jazz in the light of the Vesper candle.

The band will offer crisp versions of standards like Cole Porter's "Easy to Love" and Irving Berlin's "How Deep is the Ocean," as well as "Falling in Love With Love" by Rodgers and Hart. The now timeless music will be offered betwen scripture lessons and poetry readings. The program will also include new arrangements of "A Child is Born," "Leaning on the Everlasting Arms" and "Stand By Me."


Fall Festival/Trunk Or Treat At Orchard Missionary Baptist

Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church,1734 East Third St., is hosting a fall festival and trunk or treat on Saturday from 1-4 p.m.  Ages 4-11 are welcome to come for fun, games, food, and candy. The event is free and they request no costumes, please. For more information, contact the church at 423-629-6115. -- (click for more)

Heritage Pointe Baptist Hosts Harvest Hangout Oct. 31

Heritage Pointe Baptist Church, located at 60 Dyer Bridge Place in Ringgold, will host a Harvest Hangout with a bonfire, hot dogs, hayride and trunk of treat on Friday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. The event is free and everyone is welcome to attend.   If you need more information please call  706/858-0976 . (click for more)

2 People Shot Saturday Night On Carousel Road

Two people were shot Saturday evening on Carousel Road. At  9:11 p.m. , Chattanooga Police responded to 1406 Carousel Road on a call of a person shot. One victim on the scene suffered minor injuries.  Another victim was transported by personal vehicle to a local hospital. The s econd victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries.  The suspect ... (click for more)

Teenager Killed In ATV Accident Thursday Night

Damon Lee Jones, 15, was killed Thursday night in an ATV accident in Walker County. It was reported he was riding with a 17-year old, when they tried to enter a church parking lot, but ran into a cable barrier. The accident happened on Dunwoody Road in LaFayette. The other rider, identified as Timothy J. Wallin, was not injured.   (click for more)

Tom Dugan Was A Good Man

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Roy Exum: More Sunday Funnies

On the last Sunday before Daylight Savings Time disappears next week, let’s go to my jokes back for some grins and giggles: * * * An old gentleman was on the operating table awaiting surgery and he insisted that his son-in-law, a renowned surgeon, perform the operation.  As he was about to get the anesthesia, he asked to speak to his son-in-law. “Yes, Dad, what is ... (click for more)