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ALPS Marketing and Fundraising coordinator Cookie Larkin and Ronnie Reed, Family Services Coordinator, put the finishing touches on a few of the trees for the ALPS Holiday Marketplace and Festival of Trees.

ALPS Marketplace this weekend

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 12:11 pm

The chill in the air inspires not only thoughts of fire pits and mugs of hot chocolate; it also brings the excitement of holiday planning and the 2014 ALPS Holiday Marketplace and Festival of Trees this weekend is the place to start. The fundraiser for ALPS Adult Day Services will be held Saturday and Sunday at ALPS, featuring unique handcrafted items, the Harvest Café during lunch hours and the competitive

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Winter is Coming: Light snow predicted

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 12:23 pm

A strong upper level storm system is expected to move across the Southern Appalachians late Friday into Saturday, causing trick-or-treaters to need to bundle up on their candy rounds and dropping the first snowflakes of the season late Friday night. Rains are expected to begin across the Lakeway Area Friday afternoon, with rain changing over to snow between 10 p.m. and midnight, according to meteorologist Sam Roberts with the National

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  • Appeals court upholds murderer’s sentence

    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    Prosecutors presented ample evidence for a jury to find Cocke County resident Randy Ramsey guilty of second-degree murder, and Circuit Court Judge Ben W. Hooper made no mistake by giving Ramsey the maximum 25-year sentence, an appellate court ruled. Ramsey, 37, continues to maintain that he shot an killed his girlfriend, 33-year-old Molly Howard, by accident in the room they shared at the Park Entrance Grocery, a hub for oxycodone

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  • Battle of Morristown remembered

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    Reece Sexton, vice president of the General Longstreet Museum board of directors, addresses the crowd as the color guard and Morristown Mayor Danny Thomas and Hamblen County Mayor Bill Brittain observe.

    It was 150 years ago, on an October 28th stunningly similar to the most recent edition that a beautiful autumn day would be overshadowed by bloodshed. The Battle of Morristown, which took place from present day National Fitness Center on West Andrew Johnson Highway all the way to where Regency Retirement Village now sits, left more than 90 men dead with many soldiers buried at the Morristown Cemetery. Civil War

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The Morristown West girls cross country team will look to claim their second straight TSSAA Class AAA state championship Saturday afternoon at Percy Warner Park’s Steeplechase Course in Nashville. From left, is West head coach Raymond Farmer, Elizabeth Liposky, Maggie Layer, Makenzie Jones, Chantal Wilson, Jessica Lord, Cherie Wilson and Katlyn Haas.

West girls seek program’s fifth cross country state championship

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 11:23 am

The run for a fifth state title for the Morristown West Lady Trojans cross country team will commence Saturday afternoon at the Percy Warner Park Steeplechase Course in Nashville, and once again they are heavy favorites to return to Hamblen County as champions. The Lady Trojans have won all but two meets they have entered this season, finishing second in the Knights Crossing Invitational in Salem, Virginia, to Blacksburg High

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  • Trojans close regular season at Cocke County

    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 11:20 am

    For Morristown West football coach Lamar Brown, the 2014 season has flown by, and Friday night marks the end of their regular season. The Trojans (6-3, 4-2 IMAC) travel to Newport to take on Cocke County (3-6, 3-3 IMAC) in the regular season finale at Larry Williams Stadium, in a game that is all about pride and bragging rights for the Fighting Cocks while West is playing for playoff seeding.

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  • ‘Canes set for battle with Patriots on senior night

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 10:19 am

    While teams are never content with moral victories, the Morristown East Hurricanes have a lot to hang their hat on after last week’s thriller at undefeated South-Doyle. East carried the fight to the Cherokees throughout the entire contest before falling 13-10. The ‘Canes defense was stellar, limiting the fifth-ranked team in the state to a season low 248 yards of total offense. South-Doyle had to score the winning touchdown with

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Wedding Announcement

Posted on October 25, 2014 at 7:51 pm

Jones-Terry – Litz Kathy Jones-Terry and John Litz were married on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 in the sunflower field on Litz Farm in Morristown. The Rev. Ed Cunningham performed the ceremony. The bride was escorted by her father, Bill “Skeet” Jones and her son, Jake Terry. She is the daughter of Bille Jones and Jean W. Jones of Morristown. The groom is the son of Alice Litz and the late

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  • Engagement Announcements

    Posted on October 18, 2014 at 9:39 pm

    Yount-Campbell Andrea Michelle Yount and Joshua Tyler Campbell were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Sept. 7, 2014 at the Snyder Farm in Georgetown, Kentucky. The officiating minister was Nicolas Coleman, cousin of the groom. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Yount of Morristown. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul Yount and the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl A. Roberts, all

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  • Anniversary

    Posted on October 11, 2014 at 8:13 pm

    Davis Ralph and Marie (Rebie) Davis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise party and vow renewal ceremony at the cabin on Clinch River Aug. 16, 2014, hosted by their children. Ralph and Marie were married Aug. 24, 1964 by the Rev. Herman Davidson at his tobacco barn. To this union were born three children, Gail Marie Robertson, Connie Renee Mitchell (Tim) and Allendale Davis. They were also blessed

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At the Movies

Posted on October 26, 2014 at 1:11 am

23 BLAST When a high school  football star is suddenly stricken with irreversible total blindness, he must decide whether to live a safe handicapped life or bravely return to the life he once knew and the sport he still loves. Rated PG13. Showing at Carmike Cinemas 12 College Square Mall at 11:35, 1:50 and 6:55. ALEXANDER & THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY Alexander wakes up with gum

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  • Encore Theatrical Company to offer trial for its classes

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 12:18 pm

    Throughout this week, Encore Theatrical Company’s Studio ETC, located in downtown Morristown, is offering a free trial of all its classes. Dubbed “Try Before You Buy,” the studio’s classes in theater, improv, ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary and lyrical, as well as group and individual voice classes will be available. Also included in the free trial are the weekend fitness and adult dance classes. The studio recently announced it will offer

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  • Rose Center announces ‘An Omega Exhibit’ art exhibition

    Posted on July 11, 2014 at 9:08 am

    “Monument Tree with Deer” by Dr. R. Earl Cleveland will be among his exhibit “Omega” which will be displayed at Rose Center’s Edith Davis Gallery.

    Rose Center announces the “An Omega Exhibit,” an exhibition of the works of artist Dr. R. Earl Cleveland. The exhibit will be on display in the newly renovated Edith Davis Gallery at Rose Center in Morristown through July 31. The public is invited to an opening reception Sunday, July 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. Dr. Cleveland will give a gallery talk during the reception. The show is titled “Omega”

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