The National Medal of Honor Museum of Military History in Chattanooga, Tenn., recently asked the city of Ringgold to become part of its effort to honor local Medal of Honor recipients in the area, specifically a man who garnered his medal at Ringgold Gap in 1863.
Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7 am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Jan Bailey, third grade teacher at Battlefield Elementary School was chosen as educator of the month. One colleague said her level of preparation and planning is “exceptional” and “she works with students at their level of need but sets high/achievable expectations.” Another bragged on her for “knowing how to build a solid foundation and for begin such a super person to work with.”
Fort Oglethorpe police are investigating a shooting that took place near Rossville Friday morning, Sept. 12, in which a 22-year-old Chattanooga, Tenn., man was wounded following an apparent dispute.
Graysville Elementary School in Ringgold received a tremendous surprise Friday morning, Sept. 12, when members of 3H Group Hotel showed up for a special assembly and donated $3,000 worth of school supplies, gift cards, and cash to the school.
Monday, Sept. 15
Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Patchy fog before 10 am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday, Sept. 14
Today: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4 pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Greg Pflug, a community consultant with Rosewood Assisted Living, accepts a proclamation from the Catoosa County board of commissioners heralding Sept. 7-13, as National Assisted Living Week in the county. From left: commissioners Jim Cutler, Jeff Long, commission chairman Keith Greene, Dewayne Hill, Greg Pflug and commissioner Bobby Winters.
A man said someone entered his mother’s residence in LaFayette on Monday, Sept. 8, and stole jewelry and prescription medicine.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend special programs commemorating the 151st anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga from Thursday, Sept. 18, through Sunday, Sept. 21.
Saturday, Sept. 13
Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Here is the arrest report for the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department for Aug. 29 to Sept. 4, 2014.
Here is the jail report from the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department for Aug. 29 to Sept. 4, 2014.
Friday, Sept. 12
Today: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 11 am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Ernest Ray Rosenbaum, 85, Ringgold
A fashion show for both a good time and a good cause has been a year in the making. Catoosa County Habitat for Humanity is putting on its biggest fundraiser of the year, “Hard Hats and High Heels,” on Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at The Colonnade.
Fort Oglethorpe council members on Aug. 18 called for a special election to fill the unexpired term of Charles Sharrock.