St. Peter's Episcopal Holds Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday Services

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Palm Sunday services at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 808 Ashland Terrace, begin at 7:15 a.m, gathering in the Narthex for Blessing of Palms. At 8:45, gather at the cross for the  procession with the donkey, or if raining, in the Bracewell Room. Then at 10:45, gather at the cross for the procession.

Maundy Thursday, April 17, will begin at 7 p.m. with Eucharist, foot washing and stripping of the altar. Good Friday services will be at noon and 6 p.

m. for liturgy and communion.



Community To Celebrate Booker T. Scruggs II With Concert

St. Luke United Methodist Church will host a memorial concert to honor the life and legacy of the late Booker T. Scruggs II. The concert will be held on Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of St. Luke United Methodist Church, 3210 Social Circle. The event, just one day before what would have been Mr. Scruggs 75th birthday, is free and open to the public. The BTS (Booker T. Scruggs) ... (click for more)

Bridge Christian Church To Host Free Family Movie

Bridge Christian Church concludes its sixth annual family movie series, Movies in the Park at Dark, on Saturday, Sept. 30 at Heritage Park.   The free movie is about a former scientist who is taken away from his family and then becomes the Empire’s lead engineer for the most powerful weapon in the galaxy, the Death Star.  The movie begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be ... (click for more)

Defense Will Not Get Federal Witness In Trial Of Truck Driver Charged In Wreck That Killed 6 People

The federal government is resisting sending a lab technician from Oklahoma to Chattanooga for next week's trial of Benjamin Brewer, who is charged in the wreck at Ooltewah that claimed six lives. Mike Little of the public defender's office said the defense should be entitled to have a live witness, but he also said he did not want the trial delayed again. A jury was selected ... (click for more)

Charles Vaughn, 72, Was Victim In Lookout Valley Fire On Sunday

The victim in Sunday's fatal fire at 1218 Judys Lane in Lookout Valley has been identified as Charles Vaughn. He was 72.   Details on the incident are still being obtained, but Mr. Vaughn was reportedly in the attached garage around  3 p.m. on  Sunday afternoon working on a lawnmower when the fire started. His wife and daughter were in the house ... (click for more)

Tired Of Property Tax Increases

Why is it every time the city of Chattanooga and Hamilton County want to raise money they have to punish the homeowners?  I'm sick of the few paying for the many.   If you want to be fair, I would not complain on a 1/2 cent local sales tax raise since everyone would have to contribute their fair share.  Or how about a wheel tax which would get everyone who owns ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Third Son Takes His Life

Steven Ferrin, described by his parents as “a handsome, bubbly and witty young man,” was the victim of what is called “a sectarian attack” in recent weeks near his home in north Belfast (Ireland) and last weekend was found dead after the 31-year-old father of a 7-year-old girl had taken his own life. Compounding the tragedy is the horrific news that Steven’s other two brothers and ... (click for more)