Annual Pancake Supper Is Tuesday At Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd

Thursday, February 27, 2014

The John B. Stout Memorial Pancake Supper at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 211 Franklin Road Lookout Mountain will be Tuesday, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.  Come dressed as crazy as you dare.  Masks, beads and baubles, funny face pancakes and King Cakes. We'll empty the larder in preparation for Lent. The cost is $5 for children and $8 for adults.

Ash Wednesday will have a self-guided Lenten Quiet Day from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the Library. Come to the library before or after the 7 a.m. (church), noon (chapel) or 6 p.m. (church) Ash Wednesday services. Instructed stations will be available to pray, walk the labyrinth, listen to sacred music, take in a powerpoint, read poetry and reflect on scripture.

On Sunday, the Adult Forum at 9:15 a.m. will be World Mission Sunday with a report from the Outreach and Outward Mission Committee and Project Canterbury. The Rev. Mac Brown will preach at the 8 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite I and 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II.


Interfaith Panel Of Chattanooga To Make Presentation On April 4

The Interfaith Panel of Chattanooga will make its next presentation at  7 p.m. on   Tuesday, April 4,  at Christ United Methodist Church; 8645 E. Brainerd Road.    Panelists and their faith communities are Nur Sisworahardjo, Islam; Sush Shantha, Hinduism; Tad Beaty, Atheism; Michael Dzik, Judaism; and Steve Bovell, Christianity.  Charles ... (click for more)

Pre-Mother's Day Luncheon Is May 6 At Antioch Missionary Baptist Church

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 901 G.W. Davis Dr., will sponsor a Pre-Mother's Day Luncheon, "Daughters of the King" on Saturday, May 6, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  Guest speaker will be Mrs Evelyn Braxton, mother of the Braxtons. Donation is $15, with proceeds to benefit the youth ministry.  For tickets or more information, contact Pat Shackleford-Gray at 423-227-4883 ... (click for more)

Finley Stadium Board Members Step In After Paul Smith, Staff Depart

Members of the board of directors of the Finley Stadium Corporation have been filling in and dividing tasks related to running the facility since Paul Smith, past executive director, and his staff resigned at the end of February. Mr. Smith has been credited for the financial turn-around of Finley Stadium, which at one time had to be subsidized by the city of Chattanooga and Hamilton ... (click for more)

Firefighters Extinguish Fire At Senior Living Apartment Complex On Highway 58; 1 Resident Falls During Evacuation

A fire broke out at a senior living facility on Highway 58 Tuesday afternoon. At  2:50 p.m. , several agencies responded to the Silver Tree apartments (formerly known as Napfe Towers) at 5465 Highway 58. Th Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene and reported heavy smoke coming from the sixth floor of the nine-story building. The Highway ... (click for more)

Slaxxon Regret - And Response

Back in the seventies my three oldest brothers had a buddy named Steve Slack. “Slack” was a star soccer player at Baylor and he grew up on Lookout Mountain, which is where I grew up. He and Jimmy, Henry and Bill went to the University of Virginia where they were roommates in an old, beat up house that was painted pink. Naturally, the place became known as the “Pink Palace” but lest ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Oh Yes, I Loved West

One of my most beloved friends died early Saturday morning at the age of 67. Then again, West Oehmig’s only brother – King – died a couple of years ago at 63 so it wasn’t by happenstance I remembered Abraham Lincoln’s famous line: “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.” Here are two brothers who lived larger than any other pair I can ... (click for more)