Brainerd High School Reunion For 1973, 1974, 1975 Classes Is Friday And Saturday

Thursday, July 25, 2013

The Brainerd High School Reunion for the classes of 1973, 1974 and 1975 will be held on Friday and Saturday at Pier 2, 201 Riverfront Pkway.  

The social on Friday from 6-10 p.m. will be on the 3rd deck Burger Bar, and participants are on their own for dinner.  There will be a cash bar. 

On Saturday there will be golf - contact Chris Romito at cromito@aptcommerce.com or Brad Fulghum at wilsonfulghum@epbfi.com, or a bicycle ride - contact Susan Hale Chastain at schastain7@comcast.net. 

The reunion will continue Saturday from 6-10 p.m. with a buffet dinner, dance and casino at the 2nd deck Chandelier Room.  There will be a cash bar. 

The cost is $55 per person pre-paid or $75 at the door.  

For more information contact Mike Payne at Tnmastergardener@aol.com or Lee Ann Rutherford Hines at Larah15@aol.com.


GPS Takes Best Delegation And Runner-Up Delegation At Model UN Conference

The Best Delegation (France) and Runner-Up Delegation (Mexico) awards both went to GPS at the Southeastern High School Model United nations conference.  GPS sponsor Glen Vey said the teams “distinguished themselves.” This is the third time in four years that GPS has been recognized as Best Delegation. This year’s conference hosted 13 schools from Chattanooga and beyond, ... (click for more)

Chattanooga State Boosts LaPaz Food Drive

Students, faculty and staff banded together in support of the annual food drive to La Paz Chattanooga. A total of 41 boxes of food were collected, packed and delivered on Monday in time for Thanksgiving. According to Dr. Katheryn Thompson, Spanish Club advisor, “It was the most boxes we ever have been able to deliver and it was all due to the support of our students and campus community.” ... (click for more)

Woman Assaulted, Man Shot In Chamberlain Avenue Home Invasion

A woman was assaulted and a man shot in a home invasion on Chamberlain Avenue early Friday morning. At approximately 4:43 a.m., the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 2708 North Chamberlain Ave. for a home invasion/shooting.   Officers discovered that a black male forced entry into the residence and assaulted the first victim,Tequla Nicole Watkins, 28. ... (click for more)

10-Year-Old Boy Seriously Injured In Attack By Pit Bull At His Home In Sale Creek

A 10-year-old boy suffered serious injuries when he was attacked by a pit bull on Thanksgiving Day morning. At approximately 10:12 a.m. deputies were called to 175 Daugherty Ferry Road regarding a report of a dog attack on a child. On arrival the Sale Creek Fire Department found the child on the front porch of the residence.  The child’s father said his son came ... (click for more)

Lawlessness At Heritage Park

As a frequent visitor at Heritage Park in East Brainerd, I must say that the situation is becoming slightly out of control.  To start, parking is atrocious.  The unpaved lot contains nothing but loose gravel which has naturally given way to divots in the ground assuring you a few bumps.  Why isn't this area smoothed out?  It's not worth parking there anyways ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A ‘Black Friday’ Poem

On this, “Black Friday,” when frantic shopping and crowded aisles cause some nerves to wear thin, please allow me to share a poem a friend sent me not long ago called “Shoes in Church.” Perhaps it will be fitting: SHOES IN CHURCH I showered and shaved. I adjusted my tie. I got there and sat In a pew just in time. Bowing my head in prayer, as I closed my eyes. I saw ... (click for more)