St. Paul's Episcopal Adults Meet Vestry Candidates On Sunday

Thursday, November 07, 2013
Christian Education for Adults at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 805 West 7th St., at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday, will meet the nominees for the Vestry, in preparation for the Tuesday annual meeting of the congregation which  will be at 5:30 p.m. in the Nave.
 
The Exum Gallery show opening will be Nov. 15 with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. The show will run through Dec. 29. The show will be an exhibit of the works of sculptor John McLeod. A native of Chattanooga, he graduated from Millsaps College, Jackson, Ms.
, with a principal focus on sculpture. His work has been exhibited in multiple galleries throughout the southeast as well as New York City. He has worked as props master for The Mississippi Opera, was co-creator, set designer and actor in The Land of Shadows and acted in several web series .He lives and maintains a studio in  Chattanooga.
 
A Legacy Society event will be Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 8 a.m. in Huckabay Lecture hall. The event will be a retirement and estate strategies workshop. RSVP to Kathy Rinchuso at 877 222-2379 or Kathy.rinchuso@thrivent.com.

Good Shepherd Luthern Church Has Advent Services Concerts

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will host two concerts at their Wednesday Advent Services. The Chattanooga Girls Choir will be performing on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m. Jericho Brass will give their annual concert at the church on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 6:30 p.m.   The church is at 822 Belvoir Ave. in East Ridge.  For more information call the church at 629-4661. (click for more)

Bob Tamasy: Lessons From An Old Book

Recently I was thinking – as is my habit, and also the title of this blog – about people that talk about how antiquated and irrelevant they perceive the Bible to be. It’s a thousands-of-years-old book, they say, written and compiled in a totally different time, culture and environment. It no longer relates to contemporary living, they contend. That’s interesting, because many ... (click for more)

Kiser Takes Witness Stand For First Time; Says He Did Not Kill Deputy Donald Bond

Marlon Duane Kiser took the witness stand at his post-conviction hearing on Tuesday to declare that he did not kill Deputy Donald Bond, who was gunned down at a produce stand in East Brainerd 13 years ago. Kiser had not opted to go on the stand when he was convicted by a Nashville jury and given the death penalty in 2003. He said he believes it was Mike Chattin, the man he ... (click for more)

Courtney Godwin, 25, Was Victim In Monday Night Fire In Hixson

Chattanooga firefighters battled a fully-involved structure fire in Hixson Monday night, and the incident involved at least one fatality.  Dr. Steve Cogswell with the Hamilton County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as Courtney D. Godwin, 25. Dr. Cogswell said Ms. Godwin died from smoke inhalation.   The first call to 911 Communications was received ... (click for more)

Chattanooga State Faculty Has No Business Being Involved In Hiring Decisions

This letter will hopefully bring some clarity to the recent situation created by the faculty of Chattanooga State Community College. It is based upon my tenure as a member of the faculty at Chattanooga State Technical Institute, the transformation to Chattanooga State Community College, and my service as the financial and administrative officer at Chattanooga State until my retirement ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Thanksgiving Conversations

I am not predicting this will happen but I have known it to occur – in the middle of the Thanksgiving feast there will come a lull in the conversation and you can save the day if you’ll immediately look at the person to your right and ask, “What is the smartest thing you ever heard somebody say?” It is an easy thing, because we all love wisdom, and the ploy comes to mind because ... (click for more)