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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...