Just Desserts Meets Sunday At Christ UMC

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

The Green Team at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road, will be installing a new irrigation system and plants for the Prayer Garden Saturday, Sept. 28, at 9 a.m. Volunteers are needed.

Just Desserts for women will meet this Sunday, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Commons. The guest speaker will be Lisa Burkhardt Worley. For information or to sign up, contact Cathy Turner at 892-9363. 

A new women's study, "Real Women, Real Faith," Vol.
2, will begin Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 8:30 a.m. in Room M-5, taught by Becky Hall. For more information, contact her at 892-9363.
 
The East Brainerd Community Theater will have auditions for the fall play, "The Importance of Being Earnest," by Orson Wilde,Monday, Sept. 23 and Tuesday, Sept. 24 beginning at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. Auditions are open to the public. For information, contact Stephanie Pearson at 902-1797.

New Covenant Fellowship Church To Celebrate 20th Anniversary

The New Covenant Fellowship Church and its founding pastor, Dr. Bernie Miller will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Friday, July 8, with a concert featuring Grammy and Stellar award winning gospel artist, Kurt Carr and the Kurt Carr singers. The public is invited to attend. Tickets are $20. A church picnic is also planned for Saturday, July 9, from 12-3 p.m. on the Cumberland ... (click for more)

Grace Church Of The Nazarene Hosts God And Country Celebration

The public is invited to a God and Country Celebration on  Sunday, July 3, at 10:30 a.m.  at Grace Church of the Nazarene, 6310 Dayton Blvd., Hixson, Tn. 37343.   (click for more)

County Commission Gives Up Fight On $900,000 In Discretionary Funds

County Commission members have given up the fight for the annual $900,000 in discretionary funds. Commission Chairman Chester Bankston said there was not enough money available after requests from a number of agencies and departments were cut to balance the budget without a tax increase. Commissioner Sabrena Smedley said the fact that commissioners can no longer allot the ... (click for more)

Athens, Tn., Man Killed And Several Others Injured In 2 Wrecks Near Ooltewah Exit Of I-75

One person was killed and several others injured in two wrecks early Wednesday morning on I-75 northbound at exit 11.   The victim was James Newman, 66, of Athens, Tn.   Northbound lanes were closed while emergency crews worked both accidents. Traffic was rerouted to Old Lee Highway to avoid the accident scene.   Traffic was backed up for an extended ... (click for more)

A Disturbing Trend At Exit 11 - And Response (2)

So, am I the first to notice a trend?   How many wrecks does exit 11 need before anyone asks "whats up with that?"  I have lost count of the wrecks that continue to happen, even after last year's awful loss of life (which I believe 51 percent of the blame should fall on the THP officer on duty).  The problem with this section of interstate are sight lines ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What You Leave Behind

Randy Travis, one of the best at singing country songs that has ever been, had a song about three people who got killed when an 18-wheeler missed a stop sign. There was a farmer and a teacher, a hooker and a preacher on this bus and Randy tells us: “One's headed for vacation, one for higher education, An' two of them were searchin' for lost souls.” In that wonderful song, the ... (click for more)