The Local Look

The Local Look

Dayton, Tennessee’s Cody Buell will be on the reality TV show “The Amazing Race”, and he says he didn’t even audition. Producers saw on his Instagram account that he is an expert at catching catfish by hand (it’s called “noodling”) and they called him up. He and his friend Nathan Worthington are on the show;  Season 32 begins this Wednesday, Oct. 14th, on CBS.

     The LaFayette Middle School Beta Club has won a national award for its “Peer Mentoring Program”, which helps to ease the transition from elementary school to middle school.

     During the month of October, make a donation to the Humane Society, and “Hami-Co” will match that donation, up to $15,000 !!  Donate online at    (HAM uh coe)

    Do you have a cut or a blister that isn’t healing? It could be because you are STRESSED.  Experts say that stress can actually block the body’s healing process… so relax your mind, and that cut or blister could start to heal faster. 

     The Chattanooga Armed Forces Parade is set for October 23rd at 10:30am. The parade will begin at Market Street and MLK, and will make its way up to the Aquarium. It will honor the Armed Forces AND First Responders. And it will be a little different this year: no marching bands – every group will be in a vehicle;  and please wear a mask. If your group would like to take part, visit Chattanooga Armed Forces Day Parade  on Facebook.

On the weekend of October 24th-25th, TDOT will be closing down the I-75 North / I-24 West split for a few days. This will allow crews to make some major progress on that construction project. It ISN’T this weekend, but we will update you on the details as we get them.  Thanks TDOT for the heads-up.