St. Timothy's Youth To Hold Kick-Off Retreat At Grace Point

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Registration for St. Timothy's Youth kick-off Retreat at Grace Point will run through this Sunday. Cost for the retreat is $25.  Participants will leave St. Timothy’s at 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12 and return at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 14.   There are enough chaperones for the weekend, but parents are needed to help drive students to Grace Point on Friday night and to return on Sunday morning. If you can help by driving, or to register your student, please let Pam Bracher know at ptb236@gmail.


Olivet Baptist Hosts Think Pink - This Is My Story Oct. 24

The Nursing and Women's Ministries of Olivet Baptist Church along with the Pi Omega Chapter of AKA  presents "Think Pink - This is my Story " breast cancer awareness program on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m. at the Kingdom Center. Dr. Vonda Ware, OB/GYN will be the medical presenter and Neva Thurman will be the soloist.  There will be Survivors' Runway Testimonies, ... (click for more)

The Christmas Market At Jones Memorial UMC Will Be Held Nov. 7

Jones Memorial United Methodist Church, 4131 Ringgold Road in East Ridge, will hold their Christmas Market on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Vendors and crafters are wanted.  Contact Ashley Wade, children's director, at or 624-6073. For more Information, go to .  The sign ... (click for more)

Toddler Killed In Car Accident On Boy Scout Road Friday Morning

A toddler was killed in an auto accident Friday morning.  Hamilton County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an accident with injuries at the 1000 block of Boy Scout Road at approximately 11 a.m. on Friday. Upon arrival, deputies found a single car accident involving four passengers. Three of the four passengers were transported to a local hospital and the ... (click for more)

Triple Murder Suspect, Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, Captured In New Orleans

Less than a day after being placed on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list, Daniel Lee Henry was captured Saturday night in New Orleans, La.  Shortly after 8:30 CST, Henry, 38, was taken into custody without incident at a hotel by authorities from the United States Marshals Service Task Force, which includes law enforcement officers from the New ... (click for more)

We Can Do Something About Mass Shootings - And Response (2)

A friend posted his observation this morning that there was paranoia about reasonable gun laws. I know his heart is saying we have to do something about these mass shootings. Then while scanning the morning news shows I watched a pile o’ pundits from Al Sharpton to Donald Trump pontificate on doing “something” about the problem. Personally, I think there are plenty of gun control ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: How We Learned To Play

A couple of years ago I was reading a fascinating story that asserted the “Little Rascals” taught generations of children how to play with each other. When the comedy show about children in a poor neighborhood originated in 1922, there were just silent movies but in 1929, when the “talkies” were introduced, children and adults alike were mesmerized by the wonderful humor that producer ... (click for more)