Civic Clubs

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Mayor Jim Coppinger, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, July 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.

Tracie Clifford, interim department head of Engineering Systems Technology and Mike Turnbow, committee chair of ANDE Nuclear Power Industry Sector, on ASME Non-Destructive Exam (ANDE) and Quality Control Update, at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, July 24, noon-1 p.m. at Doubletree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St. Free parking available beginning at 11 a.m. All attendees welcome for lunch before the meeting, cost is $16.

 

Senator Bo Watson, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, July 27, noon at the Convention Center.

State Representative Marc Gravitt, District 30, at Nightside Pachyderm Club, Thursday, July 27, 5:30 p.m. dinner, 6:30 p.m. meeting at the Western Sizzlin in Ooltewah.

Former Congressman Zach Wamp, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, July 31, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.

State Senator Todd Gardenhire at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Aug. 1, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Tom Matthews, a long-time resident of Walden, on “When the Mississippi River Ran Upstream,” at The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 1 p.m. at the Walden Town Hall, 1836 Taft Hwy. The meeting will begin with refreshments followed at 1:30 with the business meeting and program. Guests are welcome at the meeting.

Congressman Jim Cooper, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Aug. 3, noon at the Convention Center.

John Ingraham, ED Chattanooga fellow 21st Century, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Aug. 4, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Mayor Andy Berke, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Aug. 8, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Terry Hart, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Aug. 10, noon at the Convention Center.

Nathan Higdon, Appalachian distric governor elect, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Aug. 11, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Congressman Chuck Fleishman, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Aug. 15, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Deborah Alexander-Davis, district governor, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Aug. 17, noon at the Convention Center.

Governor Bill Haslam, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Aug. 24, noon at the Convention Center.

Tom Arth, UTC football coach, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Sept. 7, noon at the Convention Center.

Eddie Yancy/Mary Helen Montgomery, A Tale of Two Cities, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Sept. 8, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Kevin Beirne, executive director of Bethel Bible Village, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Sept. 12, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

John Meacham, Penguin Random House, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Sept. 14, noon at the Convention Center.

Honorable Tom Greenholtz, Hamilton County drug court, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Sept. 15, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Rebecca Hargrove, TN Lottery Education Corp., at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Sept. 21, noon at the Convention Center.

Zach Wamp, IssueOne (tentative), at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Sept. 22, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.


Hayes Charged With Driving VW Beetle 98 MPH On I-75; Fighting EMS Personnel, Police

Police have charged Devin Athen Hayes with driving a Volkswagen Beetle 98 mph on I-75 near mile marker 6, then later fighting EMS personnel and police. Hayes, 27, of 3900 Wiley Ave., East Ridge, is charged with DUI, no proof of insurance, driving left of center, violating the implied consent law, violating auto registration, violating the open container law, driving on a revoked ... (click for more)

Davis Gets 2-Year Federal Prison Term After Failing To Register As Sex Offender After Moving To Chattanooga

Louis John Davis was sentenced on Monday to serve two years in federal prison for failing to register as a sex offender after moving to Chattanooga two years ago. Prosecutor Perry Piper said Davis never let the state of Michigan know that he was leaving and did not let Tennessee know that he had arrived. He said, "Registration is not a burden. There is no reason not to register." ... (click for more)

Do Something To Protect Our Children

It is unconscionable in this day and age that these children had to exist in such deplorable conditions and that an innocent baby suffered and died alone in a locked car.  Yes, there is blame and accountability considering this family had child neglect charges filed a few years ago (that were apparently dropped and expunged) and a large part of the responsibility should ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Not Many Know This

The best story of the summer – by far – came out of Panama City over the Fourth of July weekend when over 80 total strangers on a Panama City beach responded to screams. Two boys, ages 14 and 11, were caught in a rip tide and all of these “angels” quickly formed a human chain -- over 80 people with their arms locked -- to stretch out in the water, reach those kids and tug them out ... (click for more)

Lookouts Rally Falls Short In Sunday's 6-4 Loss At Mobile

MOBILE, Ala.  -- Sherman Johnson hit a two-run double in the second inning, and Alberto Triunfel singled three times as the Mobile BayBears topped the Chattanooga Lookouts 6-4 on Sunday.  Trailing 6-1, the Lookouts rallied for three runs in the eighth inning but that would be all for the night. Lookouts starting pitcher Felix Jorge (8-2) was shelled for the second ... (click for more)

Thompson, Bell Win Scenic City Scorcher Race

Saturday was another record-breaking day for runners in Chattanooga and we aren’t talking about the heat and humidity. It was the third-annual Scenic City Scorcher two-mile race held in flat and fast Heritage Landing where 48 of the 120 participants broke a Tennessee state record for their particular age. Christian Thompson was the overall winner for the second-straight year ... (click for more)