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.


Brainerd UMC Hots Birmingham Southern College Concert Choir And Hilltop Singers

The Birmingham Southern College Concert Choir and Hilltop Singers, under the direction of Dr. Lester Seigel will present a concert at Brainerd United Methodist Church at  7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 12 .  The concert will feature works by Eric Whitacre, Joseph Haydn, Samuel Barber, Robert Morris, Ernest Bloch, Alice Parker, Robert Shaw, Thomas LaVoy, Daniel Seigel ... (click for more)

BBQ Dinner/Gospel Benefit Is Friday, March 6

There will be a BBQ dinner and gospel concert benefit dinner on Friday, March 6 at New Heights Baptist , 158 Ooltewah Ringgold Road in Ringgold from 4:30-6:30 p.m.  BBQ plates for $5. Gospel Singing starts at 6 p.m., featuring The Hullender Family, Aimee Garner and Rightpath bluegrass.  All proceeds to benefit Charles (Chuck) Waters who was recently diagnosed ... (click for more)

Deputy Beaten After Vehicle Crashes In His Yard Sues Officers

A man who was mistakenly beaten by officers who had been pursuing a pickup truck that crashed into his home has sued Hamilton County and the officers for $700,000. Aaron Lucas Shelton and his wife, Heather Nicole Shelton, filed the suit in Circuit Court. Aaron Shelton is himself a deputy sheriff. It names Curtis Brian Killingsworth and unknown officers who allegedly took part ... (click for more)

Signal Council, Residents Concerned About Unsafe Driving En Route To Schools

The town council of Signal Mountain is dealing with a traffic problem caused by increased traffic to and from Signal Mountain Middle High School and Nolan Elementary. Mayor Dick Gee said, “This is a tough issue that we wouldn’t have to deal with if everyone would drive responsibly.” The main concern is for safety and in November the council agreed to try to fix the problem by ... (click for more)

Net Neutrality: The Beginning Of The End Or Just A New Beginning?

“The Internet is simply too important to be left without rules and without a referee on the field,” says Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, “Today’s order is more powerful and more expansive than any previously suggested.”  The FCC’s vote for so-called Net Neutrality purports to allow the agency to regulate the Internet as a public utility.  ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Garden On March 1

As I try to do at the beginning of each month, I stroll through my garden to see the good and the bad. This morning there is still a solid covering of snow but, as usual, there is still a lot to see. March is historically known for “coming in like a lion and leaving like a lamb” so let’s see who gets what: A LAMB to the fact 90-year-old Floyd Hartwig of Easton, Calif., and his ... (click for more)