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Rep. Mike Carter, District 29, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, Sept. 24, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.

Tour new Chattanooga Prep School for boys grades 6-12, at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, Sept. 24, noon at 1849 Union Ave. See event details here, and register to expedite sign-in at the door.

Jennifer Parris, parent volunteer coordinator/admissions coordinator, Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts, at East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business Ct. Cost is $12.

Roast of President Larry Stone, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Sept. 25, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Teresa Meadows, certified nutrition advisor and integrative health coach, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Sept. 26, noon-1 p.m. at Metro Tab Church, 2101 West Shepherd Road (airport exit going opposite direction from the airport).

Christy Gillenwater, president & CEO, Chattanooga Chamber, at Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council Meeting, Thursday, Sept. 27, 8:15-9:30 a.m. at Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Dr. Cost is $10.

Betty Haralson, former international president, for installation of new officers, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Sept. 28, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Robin Smith, Republican candidate for House District 28, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, Oct. 1, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.

Jay Fowler, FCA, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Oct. 3, noon-1 p.m. at Metro Tab Church, 2101 West Shepherd Road (airport exit going opposite direction from the airport).

David Paschall, Times Free Press sports writer and ESPN radio host, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Oct. 9, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Lesley Scearce with United Way at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Oct. 24, noon-1 p.m. at Metro Tab Church, 2101 West Shepherd Road (airport exit going opposite direction from the airport).

Jason Freier, Hardball Capital (majority owner of Lookouts) at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Oct. 30, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.


New Book Of Old Chattanooga Photos To Be Issued In Mid-October

A new book of old Chattanooga photos sponsored by Chattanoogan.com will be out in mid-October, publisher John Wilson said. Chattanooga in Old Photos is being printed by College Press at Collegedale in a limited edition of 800 copies. The book is made of mainly of the post card and photo collections of Mr. Wilson, Wes Schultz, Harmon Jolley and David Hawley, along with a number ... (click for more)

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Arming teachers with guns in the classroom, as Bill Lee proposes, would be the single most dangerous thing to happen to students in Tennessee history. Students and teachers in close proximity to loaded firearms daily? Across this state, in middle schools alone, there are probably hundreds of student/teacher conflicts a day. What if a student got hold of gun in a struggle with ... (click for more)

The Saturday Funnies

Before we get into this week’s edition of The Saturday Funnies, I want to share a fun chunk of information that we can have a lot of fun with tonight. Our pals at the website timeanddate.com were good enough to pass along the fact today marks the September Equinox. And – get this -- if you play this right, it will be just like the farmer says: “On the field of opportunity, it’s ... (click for more)

Ooltewah Nips Soddy Daisy In 30-27 Thriller

A lot will be made and should be made of the work Ooltewah’s Sincere Quinn and Kyrell Sanford did in  Friday  night’s 30-27 nail-biter of a win over Soddy-Daisy within the friendly confines of Ooltewah’s James Monroe Stadium.   But in a back-and-forth battle of star power with Soddy-Daisy’s Gavin Chambers and Hayden Maynor, and in a game that had all the ... (click for more)

Opportunistic Red Bank Thrashes Hixson, 42-7, To Go 4-0 On Season

Hixson opened its homecoming game Friday by shoving the ball down Red Bank’s throat, driving to the Lions’ 31 on 11 plays. The 12 th play, however, turned the game upside down. Red Bank senior safety Tyler Jones intercepted a Landon Wallace pass and returned it 88 electrifying yards for a touchdown and a quick 7-0 lead. Boom! “I saw the ball and it wasn’t ... (click for more)