Golf Tournament Benefiting Disabled American Veterans Is Oct. 14

Monday, September 30, 2013

The Disabled American Veterans Robert Loveday Chapter $6 annual charity golf tournament will be held Monday, Oct. 14 at the Brainerd Golf and Country Club. 

The green fee is $45 per player and it will be a four man team, select shot.  Tee off time is 8 a.m. with a shot gun start. 

Two $5 Mulligans are allotted per player.  The Mulligan may be used anywhere on course except on target holes.  

There will be hole-in-one prizes for $10,000, a LCD Sharp television, Calloway irons and airline tickets for two.  

The first place team will receive $200, second place team will receive $100.  Where marked there will be prizes for closest to the hole, longest drive, and straightest drive, each for $25. 

All players must check in prior to 7:30 a.m.  Entrance fees must be received prior to tee off.  

For more information or registration, call Frank Creswell at 667-0165, Russell Pickett at 332-5765, Terona Chivers at 400-7338 or Charlie Lightle at 280-8907.

All funds raised will be used to aid and assist local veterans: WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm/Shield and the War on Terrorism.


 


Tennessee National Guard Prepared If Need Arises During Eclipse

From Clarksville to Athens, Tennessee is at the epicenter of next week’s eclipse. With the eclipse comes thousands of visitors, and the Tennessee National Guard is well prepared. Guard Soldiers and Airmen will work with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to support local and state authorities as needed.  "This is part of the Guard’s dual mission, we not only fight ... (click for more)

Rotary District Governor Speaks At Rotary Club Of Chattanooga Hamilton Place

Rotary District 6780 Governor spoke at the Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place this week.  Deborah Alexander-Davis addressed the club, discussed upcoming events, and thanked the club for donating over $399,000 to the Rotary Foundation.  Ms. Alexander-Davis also provided insights and encouragement regarding the Rotary's focus.   Rotary is dedicated to six ... (click for more)

Deborah Cox Of Graysville Dies After Wreck On Jones Gap Road

One person who was in critical condition after a wreck on Jones Gap Road has died. The victim was identified as Deborah Cox, of Graysville, Tn.  Hamilton County Sheriff's deputies, along with HCEMS and fire personnel, worked the accident near the 13,300 block of Jones Gap Road. Due to the crash, north and southbound Jones Gap Road were closed for a lengthy ... (click for more)

Excitement Builds As Tennessee Valley Prepares For Monday's Eclipse

Sandra Nicholson, director of the Edu-Care Daycare Center on Signal Mountain, is as ready for  Monday’s  historic solar eclipse as she’s ever going to be. It took some doing, she said, but she has finally enough pairs of NASA-certified solar safety glasses for everyone in her family.  She’s just one of the tens of thousands of Tennessee Valley area residents ... (click for more)

Mayor Invites Civil War II - And Response (18)

I just received an email from the Mayor stating that he filed paperwork to remove the city of Chattanooga as the trustee for the Confederate Cemetery on Third Street. I understand the Mayor's intent was to distance the city from it's racist past and subsequent hate, but I feel like this is an interesting move without much thought of the consequences. The Mayor prefaced his ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The New Mean

Until last Monday I believed nobody could ever hurt my feelings again. In the half-century I have been a writer I’ve had hundreds of people take swipes at me, been called more names, and received more hate mail than you can imagine. I also know the only way anyone can hurt you is for you to allow it and, brother, it is nigh impossible to get inside me. My defense mechanism is because ... (click for more)