Soddy Daisy Class Of 1974 Holds 40th Reunion Sept. 20

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Soddy Daisy High School Class of 1974 will hold its 40th reunion on Sept. 20 at Springhill Suites in downtown Chattanooga. Please contact one of the following committee members to confirm you will be there:

Cathy Crawley:  cac@assoc-admin.com
Janie Sheets:  janielpn@hotmail.com
Stan Mayberry:  msmayberry56@yahoo.com


Art Creations Joins With Manufacturers To Provide Arts Education

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PEF's Stacy Lightfoot To Speak To U.S. Senate Panel On Wednesday

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Ringgold Woman Killed In Foley, Ala., Wreck

A Ringgold woman died from injuries she sustained in a two-car wreck at Foley, Ala., on Friday night, and several others from Chattanooga were injured. The victim was Sharen Mueller Shields, 56, a TVA employee for the last 35 years serving in the purchasing and transportation departments. The accident happened on U.S. 98 outside the grounds of a hot air balloon festival. ... (click for more)

Dr. King Wouldn't Approve Of The Mayhem In Baltimore

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Roy Exum: Why The Lynching Stopped

Over the weekend I became fascinated by Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, and yesterday I devoted my Monday opinion piece to the fact this black man, who for 25 years was a cop in Milwaukee and who is now in his fourth term as the sheriff, believes the arrest of six Baltimore police is “a miscarriage of justice.” The more I read and researched Sheriff Clarke, the more I ... (click for more)