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Sanford Rodgers Cemetery Association Meeting Sept. 4
The Sanford Rodgers Cemetery Association will hold their annual meeting on Sunday, Sept. 4, at the Sagamore Lodge at Chickasaw State Park. The meeting will follow a short time of worship that begins at 11 a.m. “Potluck” dinner and fellowship will follow. Email Sdenisebiggs@gmail.com for questions or more details.
Masseyville-Woodville Fire Department Barbeque Sept. 5
The Masseyville-Woodville Fire Department will have a Labor Day Barbeque Monday, Sept. 5. Barbeque with all the trimmings will be served. Cake walk will be at noon, and there will be a silent auction.
Trice Street Stew Sept. 10
The annual Trice Street Stew will be at Saturday, Sept. 10, at 543 and 563 Trice Street homes of Darlene Jones and Matilda Massengill. If you would like to participate, please bring all meat donations on Friday, Sept. 9, and all vegetables by 8 a.m. Saturday morning. Stew should be ready to serve around 2 p.m. Bring your own containers and chairs. Come and enjoy the fellowship and games.
Henderson Lodge #485 Annual Pancake Breakfast
The Henderson Lodge #485 Annual Pancake Breakfast will be from 7-10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at the lodge, 641 E. Main St. Cost is $7 per plate. Dine in or carry out is available. The Henderson Chapter #120 Yard Sale will also be taking place.
126th Annual Finger Barbeque and Picnic Sept. 17
The 126th Annual Finger Barbeque and Picnic will be Saturday, Sept. 17. There will be party jumpers for the kids, good food and live music for the family. Whole hog barbeque and chicken will be available with homemade ice cream and baked goods. Parade starts at 10 a.m. All proceeds go to the Finger Vol. Fire Dept. For more information, call 731-610-7668.
BBQ Festival Pig Trot Sept. 24
The Chester County BBQ Festival Pig Trot 5k/1 mile sponsored by FirstBank will be Saturday, Sept. 24, at No Xcuse Fitness, 123 Front ST, Henderson. Registration starts at 7:15 a.m., and the race begins at 8 a.m.  Pre-registration entry fees are $25 for the 5k and $20 for the 1 Mile by Sept. 4. After Sept. 4 add $5. T-Shirt is included with pre-registration. Register on RaceRoster.com or obtain a registration form at FirstBank (main branch) or No Xcuse Fitness.
Upcoming Events at the Chester County Library
Junior High School Book Club Sign Ups Underway NOW! – Home school and public school students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grade are invited to join our second annual Junior High School Book Club. Books are provided at no cost thanks to a grant from Southwest Electric Community for Change Grant Program for 10 participants. This year, we will be reading “And the Ocean Was Our Sky” by Patrick Ness in September, “Queen of the Sea” by Dylan Meconis in October and “All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys Soccer Teams” in November. You can visit our website for information on meeting dates and times. The book club meets one time a month September – November from 4-5 p.m. You can sign your student up by calling the library 731-989-4673, stopping by the library at 1012 East Main Street, Henderson TN, or registering online at bit.ly/JRHBC22
Fourth Annual Library Card Sign-Up Event – Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022 stop by the library anytime from 3:30-6:30 p.m. to take part in our annual library card sign up event. We encourage children and teens aged five up to 17 especially to sign up for their first library card. By doing so, they will be entered in a drawing for a free book AND the DVD bundle Sing & Sing 2. For those between the ages of five and 17 that receive their first library card, they will also receive a free book! Please note, a legal parent or legal guardian must be present for children under the age of 14 to obtain a library card. Parent or legal guardians must bring a photo ID and one piece of mail that shows their current address. We will have games, a scavenger hunt, and more set up for children and teens to enjoy. 

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