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Henderson County Life

Slideshow: Friends dedicate Chat Jones Memorial Fields

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Community members honored Chester Allen "Chat" Jones on Saturday by dedicating fields used by Special Needs Baseball in his name.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville Kiwanis Club | Chat Jones | Special Needs Baseball

Hendersonville Life

Kiwanians clean up Balfour campus

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The Hendersonville Kiwanis Club devoted Saturday morning to a cleanup at Balfour School that will provide students an outdoor space during lunch just in time for warm weather.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville Kiwanis Club | Chat Jones | Balfour School

Henderson County News

County to name Special Needs ballfields for Chat Jones

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Special needs kids, some in wheelchairs, some developmentally disabled, some profoundly handicapped, wore wide grins as they raced around the base paths at Field 8 and Field 9 at Jackson Park.   Read Story »

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Hendersonville News

Kiwanians pay tribute to devoted member Chat Jones

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Chat Jones's beloved Kiwanis Club, where he had logged 39 years of perfect attendance, paid tribute to the longtime member and service leader during its regular meeting on Thursday.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville Kiwanis Club | Chat Jones

Henderson County News

Community mourns loss of Chat Jones

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Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.Friends and family praised and thanked Chat Jones during his funeral service Tuesday for setting the example of how to serve the community and selflessly help others.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Opinion

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Thank you, Chat

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The shame of it is we never had the chance to thank Chat Jones.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Chat Jones, devoted friend of youth, dies at age 63

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Chester Allen "Chat" Jones, an eighth-generation Henderson County native who worked behind the scenes to boost the community, poured his heart into efforts to help children and spent countless hours researching the history of the county he loved, died unexpectedly Friday night while working at his car dealership on Asheville Highway. He was 63.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Special needs kids get in the swing of things

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Carla Davis figured that the man who had co-founded Special Needs Baseball in Henderson County might be soft touch when it came to a request she had on behalf of her son, Nicholas Thompson.   Read Story »

Tags: Chat Jones | Donnie Jones | Henderson County Special Needs Baseball

Edneyville News

Car show Sunday benefits Special Needs baseball

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FRUITLAND — The Hendersonville Antique Car Club and Special Needs Baseball organizers Chat Jones and Donnie Jones are holding a fundraiser from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at Puncheon Camp Creek Ranch, Bub Hyder's western town replica.   Read Story »

Tags: Chat Jones | Donnie Jones | Special Needs Baseball