Rivermont Presbyterian Hosts Youth Luncheon July 25

Thursday, July 18, 2013

A youth-suggested luncheon meeting at Rivermont Presbyterian Church, 3310 Hixson Pike, will be Thursday, July 25, in the Commons. Bring your favorite food for lunch for the Feast of Fabulous Foods. There are no age restrictions. Adults are asked to bring portable hobby items to share with the youth. 

The Rivermont Presbyterian Women's Retreat will be Saturday, July 27, from 9:45 a.

m. to 2 p.m. in the Commons  The theme will be Get Connected. The Rev. Laura Becker, pastor of Northminster Presbyterian,  will be the speaker. The cost is $8. Lunch and childcare provided.

First Cumberland Presbyterian Church Celebrates Pastor Gary L. Carver's 50 Years Of Ministry

First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga will celebrate its pastor, Dr. Gary L. Carver in a service of worship this  Sunday, at 11 a.m . The service will commemorate 50 years of ministry by this long-time Chattanooga pastor.  First Cumberland is at 1505 N. Moore Road in Chattanooga, and the general public is invited to attend. The service will include ... (click for more)

Heritage Pointe Baptist Hosts Free Movie Night Oct. 18

The public is invited to a free movie night, "Do You Believe?", on Sunday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m. at Heritage Pointe Baptist Church.  The church is at 60 Dyer Bridge Pl. in Ringgold.  Popcorn, drinks, snacks and child care will all be provided.   Check out the church's website at www.heritagepointebaptist.com  and Facebook page for more information. (click for more)

Chattanooga Putting World Class Guitar Collection On Display At The Choo Choo

A world class guitar collection is set to go on display permanently at the Chattanooga Choo Choo. "Songbirds," which is built around the collection of Lookout Mountain businessman Thorpe McKenzie, was introduced to the public on Thursday night. Invited guests at the Choo Choo heard Nashville guitar star Doyle Dykes perform in the Choo Choo's new Revelry Room. He played some ... (click for more)

Father Killed By Train Just After Pushing Daugter To Safety In East Brainerd

A 31-year-old man was killed just after he pushed his 10-year-old daughter to safety in an encounter with a train on a trestle in East Brainerd on Thursday afternoon. Police said two pedestrians were walking on the train tracks on a trestle at Audubon Acres when a train came around a bend and struck one of them. Justin McCary was struck by the train as he pushed ... (click for more)

Regulations As A Whole On Signal Mountain

A few years ago I was flying over Chattanooga on my way to Atlanta.  The sun had just come up and I enjoyed picking out Signal Mountain’s location, on Walden’s Ridge, in the morning light.  What was amazing was that I could not tell that a town existed under the tree canopy.  I hope that the same can be said 10, 20, or even 50 years from now.  During last ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: An Unfortunate Sentence

There was a most unfortunate line in a recent email written to me and, in retrospect, I should not have included it in some examples of the huge response regarding the bicycle lanes now being installed on Broad Street. I’ll admit I misread the line because I feel certain I know what the writer was trying to convey. As a matter of fact, I received enough of an outcry I want to clarify ... (click for more)