Little Free Library Dedication In Memory Of Judith Schorr Is Thursday

Monday, August 18, 2014

Friends of the Chattanooga Public Library will support the Highland Park Neighborhood Association and the Chattanooga Police Department on Thursday, at 7 p.m. for the Little Free Library dedication ceremony to honor Judith Schorr. 

“Judith Schorr was very active in the community and we are delighted to donate 50 books for this free library” said William Sundquist, chairman of the Friends of the Chattanooga Public Library Executive Council. 

Dawn Skowronnek, office manager for the Friends of the Chattanooga Public Library said that its organization is proud to support literacy events in the community.

Mr. Sundquist and Ms Skowronnek will be attending the Little Free Library dedication ceremony to be held at 1608 E. 13th Street at 7 p.m. After the ceremony, The Highland Park Neighborhood Association and participating members are asked to join in a neighborhood walk and slow bike roll through different areas of Highland Park.

Organizers said, "The Highland Park Neighborhood Association is making connections, working together, getting to know each other, and lending each other a hand is Highland Park at its best."

For more details, contact Ms. Skowronnek at 423 757-5425 or email folchattanooga@gmail.com.  



Nashville Man Arrested By TBI For Trafficking 12-Year-Old Texas Girl For Sex

Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Human Trafficking Unit, working alongside local and federal partners, have arrested and charged a Nashville man accused of trafficking a 12-year-old from Texas for the purposes of commercial sex. On Friday evening, the TBI received information from the U.S. Marshals Service about the possible whereabouts of a Texas ... (click for more)

Michael Ford Sentenced To More Than 13 Years In Prison On Drug Charges

Michael Shawn Ford has been sentenced to 13 and a half years in prison on drug charges. On April 20, 2105, Ford was arrested at his house in East Ridge. Police found him hiding in the closet with a laundry bag which contained a loaded pistol and 7.9 grams of crystal meth. Officers said that two backpacks were found in the same bedroom, one with 257.3 grams of crystal meth ... (click for more)

Olympic Events On The Ocoee River Made History – But It Wasn’t Easy

It started with a simple “what if” question while Atlanta officials were working on a bid to host the 1996 Summer Olympic Games.  A group of amateur kayakers from the city began asking themselves: “What if Atlanta’s bid is successful? Then where would the Olympic whitewater canoe and kayak races be held?”  To some of the members of that group, the answer was obvious. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Today’s Offensive Word

A respected Knoxville business owner, Lois McGinnis, called the classifieds desk at the Knoxville News-Sentinel on Tuesday and politely asked to place an ad she wanted to appear on Thursday: “Store closing sale – Cedar Springs Christian Store –Clinton Highway location. All merchandise, fixtures, slat walls must go. Sale through August 13, phone 865-XXX-XXXX.” But on Thursday ... (click for more)