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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month
The issue of domestic violence has received much national attention lately due to scandals involving the NFL, but domestic violence is not a new problem. Nationally, one in...
Parker faces charges after Friday night arrest
This past Friday, Blackwell Police Officer Joe Cassady arrested Nicole Ann Parker at 8th Street and Blackwell Avenue for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and...
Fish fry fundraiser to benefit MSYC
The annual Mid-South Youth Camp Fish Fry is set for Saturday, July 27. The event, sponsored by the MSYC Advisory Board, will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the campsite,...
CCHS to implement modified block schedule for fall 2013
The Chester County Board of Education met for a regular meeting on Thursday, June 20.In addition to approval of the 2013-2014 budget, the board heard Chester County High...
City Board to review sewer pump status
Henderson Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session on Thursday, Sept. 12.Scotty Faulkner, a resident of McKnight Lane, approached the board to request that the...
Immanuel Baptist Church to celebrate 50 years
Next Sunday will be a very special day for Immanuel Baptist Church, as they celebrate "Fifty years in serving the Lord in the Blackwell community".The event, which has been...
Homeschool group makes "Blessing Bags"
The Chester County Homeschool group met recently and made Blessing Bags, which are canvas backpacks the students decorated and filled with personal and non-perishable food...
Property to be sold for delinquent taxes
Kay County Treasurer, Christy Kennedy, announced the treasurer's office will be conducting the annual tax resale Monday, June 8 in the office of the county treasurer at the...
BHS students spending spring break in Costa Rica
A handful of Sherri Swafford's Spanish students will be far from home over Spring Break, as they make their way to Costa Rica for an educational tour for a ten day...
Fixico opens new shop on Blackwell Ave.
Rhea Fixico has opened something not quite a store and not quite an antique-shop, but more along the lines of an "extended garage sale" at 117 E. Blackwell, right next to...
City Board appoints Faulkner to fill vacancy
City of Henderson Board of Mayor and Aldermen met Thursday, July 11. The first item of business for the night was swearing in Tommie Jean Faulkner as the newly appointed...
Trick or Treat night set for October 31
The Blackwell City Council met this past Monday night to settle on a wide range of topics, from securing a loan for the City of Blackwell's new fire truck to a new...
Arts in the Alley features music by bluegrass pickers
Henderson Downtown Park will be filled with music, people and art on Thursday, Aug. 15 for Arts in the Alley. The free event begins at 6 p.m. as part of the summer AitA...
Police Department gets new 911 system
It's been fairly busy for the last few weeks at the Blackwell Police Department (BPD), Chief of Police Dewayne Wood said, from getting adjusted to their new 911 system, to...
The running man! Overcoming an accident, 20 feet at a time
Scott Bumpas is the man that everyone knows, but nobody knows.You've seen him running the streets of Henderson, in drizzling rain, in the chill of winter and, yes, even hot...