First Cumberland Hosts Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Cantata

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

An  Easter Egg Hunt at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1505 North Moore Road, will be at 10:15 a.m. this Sunday, April 13. At the  11 a.m. worship service the choir will present the  cantata, "Seven Last Words of Christ."  A covered dish luncheon will follow the service.

April 17, 5:45, potluck dinner; Maundy Thursday service, the Service of Three Crosses.


New Book By Local Author Helps Children Know God

Local author Karen Sherrill believes others can help children know God through his Word and that by knowing him, they can begin to trust him in challenging circumstances. This is the goal behind her story about a little girl with a great, big faith in God in her new children’s book, “Gena Trusts God”   ( published by WestBow Press ).   Written in a simple poem ... (click for more)

Jesse Pirschel To Be Installed As New Pastor At Covenant Presbyterian

Pastor Jesse Pirschel will be formally installed as the new senior pastor at Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA) by the Tennessee Valley Presbytery at 6 p.m. on Sunday. A reception will follow in the Schum Fellowship Hall. Pastor Pirschel and his wife, Lenny, were born and raised in California, moving to Chattanooga from Temecula, Ca., after being called by Covenant Presbyterian ... (click for more)

Boy, 4, Struck By Vehicle Near Tunnel Boulevard

A four-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle near Tunnel Boulevard on Saturday afternoon. A t approximately 4:20 p.m.,  the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 3400 Through St. on a c hild struck by a vehicle.  T he victim was conscious when officers arrived. He was transported to a local hospital. I nvestigators are continuing to compile ... (click for more)

Assessor Bennett, Former Assessor Ramsey In Jetton Camp For Assessor Of Property

Assessor of Property Bill Bennett and former Assessor Claude Ramsey recommended Sterling Jetton as the next assessor at a breakfast fundraiser at Wally's Restaurant in East Ridge on Saturday morning. Mr. Jetton, who spent 27 years in the assessor's office, is running against County Commissioner Marty Haynes in the March 1 Republican primary. Noting the political heavyweights ... (click for more)

DWT Is DUI

A routine narrative of a DUI arrest report goes something like this:   The defendant was operating a motor vehicle in the 00 block of sonsoroad. The driver was weaving back and forth across the marked roadway. The defendant drove through a stop sign. Was stopped at an intersection despite the traffic light was green. Entered the lane of another vehicle and caused a ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Black Lives Matter’ To Me

Between the time a 14-year-old boy was shot four times late Sunday afternoon on 7 th Street and a 20-year-old reputed gang member was killed Tuesday night on Willow Street, there appeared in my morning reading an article on “Black Lives Matter.” I read it because I mourn over what the black community continues to struggle with in both our city and our country. It is an article, ... (click for more)