Local Blues Band To Perform At Chattanooga Mud Run After Party

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Local blues and rock & roll band, Rick Rushing & the Blue Strangers
Local blues and rock & roll band, Rick Rushing & the Blue Strangers

A whole lot of mud, fun, and live music is planned for Saturday, Aug. 16 at the 5th Annual Chattanooga Mud Run. The 5K run will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Greenway Farms, 180-acre City park located in Hixson.

Once the first participant crosses the finish line, local blues and rock & roll band, Rick Rushing & the Blue Strangers, will kick off the official Chattanooga Mud Run After Party by performing their top hits. The After Party is not only open and free to race participants but also spectators.

“We are thrilled to welcome Rick Rushing & the Blue Strangers as our featured entertainment at the Chattanooga Mud Run After Party,” said Jason Farmer, Chattanooga Mud Run Race director and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area board member. “Whether you’re 6 years old or 60, I can assure you that their music will keep everyone on their feet.”

Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the After Party by Milk & Honey, Lupi’s Pizza, Good Dog, Moss’s Place, Noodles & Company, Bitler Bistro and Kona Ice.

To obtain additional information about the Chattanooga Mud Run or to register as a team or individual, visit www.chattanoogamudrun.com


The Joni Harbin Show Comes To The Gem Saturday

The GEM Theatre will present the Joni Harbin Show on Saturday at 7 p.m.  Review for the Joni Harbin Show: Many know Joni as the hysterical mistress of ceremonies from the annual Dancing with the Stars fundraiser or the acclaimed emcee of the annual Pearl Awards.  Others know her as the very capable director of communications for the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce ... (click for more)

Shock Theatre Begins New Season On WDEF Jan. 3

After a holiday break, the cast and crew of Shock Theatre start the season up for 2015 with a look back at the “Best of 2014.” Dr. Shock hosts this first episode of 2015 by presenting highlights from the following episodes of 2014; Episode 5 Dracula’s Great Love, Episode 6 Carnival of Souls, Episode 7 Bloody Pit of Horror, Episode 8 The Brain that Wouldn’t Die, Episode 9 House on ... (click for more)

Police Say Hixson Woman In Body Armor Fires At 2 Vehicles; Points Gun At Motorists, Officer

Police said a woman dressed in body armor was finally taken into custody on Friday afternoon after she fired at two vehicles and pointed her gun at other motorists as well as a police officer. At approximately 3:52 p.m., the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 1300 Cloverdale Dr. for shots fired. O fficers located two victims who said they were at a stop sign when ... (click for more)

Man Stabbed Multiple Times On Colonial Drive

A man was stabbed multiple times Saturday morning. At approximately  8:55  a.m., Chattanooga Police were dispatched to 4707 Colonial Dr. for a person stabbed. Officers found the victim, 27, on the floor suffering from multiple stab wounds.  The victim was transported by Hamilton County EMS to a local hospital. Two white male suspects fled the ... (click for more)

Our Government Is Not Broken

A recent Fox News poll indicated two thirds of Americans think their government is broken. That's not good for America because in reality our form and system of government has generally worked very well. Even recently, our system of government has produced some very good results.   Consider some of the following:  1. Winding down long expensive wars in Afghanistan ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Tale We Can’t Pass Up

About a week before Christmas, a dear friend shared an email story that I had planned to use on Dec. 25. But then my canine buddy in Indiana, the German shepherd Bela, got a death reprieve and I figured that was too joyous a story to pass up on Thursday. So on a sleepy Saturday when all the presents have been exchanged, here is a story that proves if you can just hold a little ... (click for more)