Soddy, Daisy And Montlake Historical Association History Fair Set For Jan. 15 Has To Be Canceled

Thursday, January 13, 2022

The Soddy, Daisy and Montlake Historical Association had planned to once again host a History Fair at the Soddy-Daisy High School on Jan. 15.  Over 40 vendors had signed up and there was to be an indoor yard sale to raise funds for the museum. 

However, organizer Steve Smith said the event has had to be cancelled. He said some vendors had withdrawn due to COVID concerns.

 


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Memories

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It was 62 years ago that Gene T. Reese defeated Richard Bachus in the Chattanooga Golden Gloves classic bout at the Memorial Auditorium. Mr. Reese had won the 1949 and 1950 Chattanooga Golden Gloves Heavyweight Championship. The Jan. 29 event was labeled by some as his comeback bout. Retired broadcaster Jerry Lingerfelt said he was at the event pulling for Reese. Mr. Lingerfelt ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Additional County Schools Shifting To Remote Learning Due To High COVID Numbers

Additional county schools are shifting to remote learning due to high COVID numbers. Officials said on Thursday that 1,145 students and 300 staff had active COVID cases. School officials said, "The health and well-being of all Hamilton County students and staff has and will always be our highest priority. We are monitoring the current wave of COVID-19 spreading across ... (click for more)

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Opinion

Great Service From The Hamilton County Health Department Hotline

My wife woke up this morning and thought she might have COVID. We called the Hamilton County Heath Department hotline and someone answered on the third ring. Not a voice mail, a real person. She told us they they were already out of their supply for rapid testing but recommended two pharmacies, one on Highway 58 and one on Hixson Pike. We chose the one on 58. A pharmacist ... (click for more)

I Remember Chattanooga’s First March For Life

This Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, Greater Chattanooga Right to Life will hold its March for Life assembling at 10:30 a.m. at the Coolidge Park Pavilion. I hope you will attend. I remember the first March for Life in Chattanooga held 35 years ago on Jan. 22, 1987. The march consisted of 14 people: Dan Martino, Doyle Ratterree and his wife who was carrying their infant daughter in ... (click for more)