Colonial Dames XVIIC Wins State Awards For Community Service

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
From left, Cindy Waters, TNCDXVIIC state president; Leslie D. Breaux, NSCDXVIIC National President; and Pauline Moore, TN Dame of the Year
From left, Cindy Waters, TNCDXVIIC state president; Leslie D. Breaux, NSCDXVIIC National President; and Pauline Moore, TN Dame of the Year

Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century’s Prudhomme Fort Chapter was recognized at the Tennessee state meeting in Murfreesboro for their work in community service with 12 individual awards. 

The award for TN Dame of the Year was presented to Pauline Moore, president of the chapter. 

The chapter has provided opportunities for scholarships to students seeking both college and  graduate degrees; placed lineage research references in libraries; held historical markings in two dated cemeteries of prominent early Hamilton County settlers – whites and Cherokees; and promote active support of veterans’ activities and programs. 

Prudhomme Fort Chapter is active locally and nationally, promoting goals: (1)Preserving records and historic sites of the country; (2) foster interest in Colonial research; (3) aiding in the education of the youth of the country; (4) to maintain zealously those high principles of courage and patriotism that led to the independence of the Colonies – and the establishment of The United States of America; (5) to maintain a library of Heraldry and to preserve the lineage and Coats of Arms of armorial ancestors –furnishing local and national libraries with American Colonial records and other data. 

Prospective members are welcomed to attend meetings.  The next meeting will be held on June 8. For more information call 842-7774. 




PHOTOS: Sequoyah's Community Day

Sequoyah’s Community Day drew about 1,500 people from the community who came out to learn about the nuclear plant right in their back yard. (click for more)

Clint Powell Interviews TV Icon David Carroll

Clint Powell, the owner of Connect Marketing, interviewed TV icon David Carroll. Click here to listen. (click for more)

Kordarrius Murphy, 22, Shot On Bonny Oaks Drive Late Thursday Night

Kordarrius Murphy, 22, was shot late Thursday night on Bonny Oaks Drive.   The Chattanooga Police Department responded  at approximately  11:36 p.m.   to a report that a person had been shot. Officers were dispatched to a vehicle crash with injuries at 4200 Bonny Oaks Drive. At the same time, a shooting victim arrived at a local hospital in a private ... (click for more)

Chancellor Fleenor Sets Aug. 6 Hearing In Democratic Suit To Keep Robin Smith Off The Ballot; Ms. Smith Was Former Campaign Advisor To Judge

Hamilton County Chancellor Pam McNutt Fleenor has set a hearing for Aug. 6 at 1:30 p.m. on a lawsuit brought by the Tennessee Democratic Party seeking to keep former state GOP Chairman Robin Smith off the ballot. Ms. Smith was a campaign advisor for Ms. McNutt Fleenor when she ran for judge in 2014. Her Rivers Edge Alliance was paid $13,546.86 by the McNutt Fleenor campaign, ... (click for more)

Not My University: Why I’m Not Okay With Mike Pence Coming To Lee University - And Response (6)

As a student of Lee University, who is well-aware of the Lee administration’s more conservative stance in politics, I am upset about Mike Pence visiting the university and being welcomed on our campus. Although I respect that Pence is in a position of authority as our nation’s Vice President, and that he likewise deserves the right to hold his own opinions in regards to the issues ... (click for more)

Employee Who Stole From East Ridge Should Be Prosecuted

Why has the East Ridge employee who was fired for theft not been charged with theft?    City Manager Scott Miller made the statement that the employee had problems and that the stolen items were returned.  What does that have to do with the employee stealing ?   He has had a history of abuse of city resources. Why is he not being prosecuted? ... (click for more)