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Parents and supporters gathered at Rose Center’s Prater Hall on Thursday night for the second annual Bravo Awards. From left are Zeydi Zambrano, Drew Ogle, Peggy Brewer and Kari Novilla.

Artist Advisory Council celebrates high school artists with Bravo Awards

Posted on May 1, 2015 at 11:54 am

On Thursday Rose Center’s Prater Hall was filled with music and art work that had been submitted by local high school students each to be recognized for artistic excellence. “Those who are involved in sports and things like that get recognition all the time; those who are involved in the arts rarely get the recognition,” Rose Center director Drew Ogle said. This was the second annual Bravo Awards hosted by

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Authorities round up Morristown cocaine traffickers

Posted on May 1, 2015 at 11:52 am

Law enforcement officials Thursday afternoon began a roundup of alleged high-volume Morristown cocaine traffickers that continued until early this morning, authorities say. Five defendants, including four Mexican nationals, were booked into the Hamblen County Jail on Tennessee Bureau of Investigation forms, but it strongly appears they will be prosecuted in U.S. District Court in Greeneville. Josh DeVine, a TBI spokesman, this morning referred all inquires about the case to the

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  • TVA commends MUS, Morristown industrial development

    Posted on May 1, 2015 at 11:51 am

    The April 30 convening of the Morristown Utility Systems Board of Commissioners included a primer on local industrial development readiness. Tim Tidwell, senior consultant with Tennessee Valley Authority Economic Development for the northeast valley region, provided an update on several fully-funded programs offered by the department in which MUS and its industrial partners participate. “It goes all the way back to the 1933 TVA Act, when we were founded to

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  • TCAT students to compete in national SkillsUSA competition

    Posted on April 30, 2015 at 11:47 am

    The Tennessee College of Applied Technology sent 19 students to the state SkillsUSA competition with 14 returning with medals. Seven students will go on to national competition. First row, from left are students Priscilla Carpenter, Gilbert Humburg, Richard Benacquisto, Chandler Parker, Brandon Hinkle and Ryan Guilbeau. Back row, from left are Joshua Standifer, Robert Maggard, Justin Rose, Jim O’Lear and Jacob Mery.

    Continuing on the path of excellence in competition, the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Morristown will have seven representations in the upcoming national SkillsUSA competition. For the last few years the college has had at least one representive at the national level, but this year represents one of its largest contingents, school director Jerry Patton said. The college sent 19 students to the state level of Skills competition in

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Sports

The 38th annual Citizen Tribune Parks and Recreation Hall of Fame Induction Banquet was held Thursday night at First Presbyterian Church. From left, are new Hall of Fame members David Wild, Dr. William Rooney and Kevin Hatfield along with guest speaker Nick Reveiz.

Parks and Recreation HOF adds Hatfield, Rooney, Wild

Posted on May 1, 2015 at 12:06 pm

The area’s top football players, cross country state champions and three individuals who have made long-standing contributions to the youth of Morristown were honored Thursday night during the 38th Annual Citizen Tribune Morristown Parks and Recreation Hall of Fame Induction Banquet. Prior to the induction of the new Hall of Fame members and honoring of the area’s top athletes, a familiar face kicked things off as the guest speaker. Former

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  • West knocks off Boone in regular season finale

    Posted on May 1, 2015 at 11:15 am

    Morristown West exploded for six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning Thursday afternoon at J.C. Wild Park and ended its softball regular season with a 7-3 triumph over Daniel Boone. Winning pitcher Jessica Horner banged out three hits and knocked in three runs as the Lady Trojans improved to 11-17 for the season. West collected a dozen hits with Summer Gahagan and Natalie Martin adding two apiece in

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  • Humann leads West JV past East

    Posted on April 30, 2015 at 1:15 pm

    The Morristown West junior varsity baseball team defeated Morristown East 2-1 Wednesday afternoon at Trojan Park behind a sterling performance on the mound from Mason Humann. Humann allowed just one unearned run on four hits to get the win over Mason Jones, who surrendered a pair of runs – one earned – on five hits in 5.1 innings of work. The Trojans plated a run in the third and another

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    Posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:55 pm

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Lifestyles

Birthdays

Posted on April 25, 2015 at 6:47 pm

Sofie Brin Mullins turned 1-year-old on March 29, 2015. She celebrated at home with a Baby Minnie Mouse party surrounded by her family and friends. She attends Union Missionary Baptist Church. Sofie is the daughter of Calvin and Wendy Mullins of Thorn Hill. She is the granddaughter of Flip and Sharlene Mullins of Sneedville and Wendell and Jenny Singleton of Thorn Hill.   Alianna Romero Valdez celebrated her 3rd birthday

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  • East Tennessee names endangered heritage sites

    Posted on April 18, 2015 at 11:05 pm

      Each year the East Tennessee Preservation Alliance (ETPA) presents a list of endangered heritage sites. These places are irreplaceable assets to both their respective communities and our entire region. The preservation of these structures matters for many reasons. Historic places evoke strong memories and provide community identity. They make individuals part of a collective continuum of human experience, linking people to the past and to future generations. Sometimes these

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  • Engagement Announcements

    Posted on April 18, 2015 at 7:39 pm

    Courtney Lynn Worthington and Clarke Greene II

    Worthington – Greene Stacy and Tammy Worthington of Russellville announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney Lynn Worthington, to Timothy Clark Greene II, son of Timothy and Sharon Greene of Russellville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of James and Nancy Marsh of Russellville, the late Ethel Marsh, the late Elmer and Sandra Worthington of Rogersville and the late Doyle and Mary Officer of Morristown. She is a 2009 graduate

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Entertainment

Latino art exhibit

Rose Center Exhibit featuring Latino artist opens tonight

Posted on May 1, 2015 at 11:47 am

As part of its Latino Lakeway Celebration, Rose Center has installed a new exhibit titled “Latin Fusion.” The exhibit features five Latin American artists with work in a wide range of styles. At the opening reception Friday, May 1 at 7 p.m., guests will be able to sample a variety of Latin American foods and listen to Latin music. “Latin Fusion” brings together Rafael Casco, Delia Flores and Helio Flores,

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  • At the Movies

    Posted on May 1, 2015 at 9:29 am

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    AGE OF ADELINE A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After years of a solitary life, she meets a man for whom it might be worth losing her immortality. Rated PG13. Showing at Carmike Cinemas 12 in Morristown at 11:40, 2:25, 5:10, 7:55 and 10:35. AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON 3D When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program,

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  • Strawberry Festival kicking off 11th year

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 11:32 am

    The 2015 edition of the Morristown Strawberry Festival is drawing near with a variety of activities within the community leading up to the big festival on Saturday, May 16. The festival in its 11th year will official kick off this Saturday, May 2 with the Strawberry Pancake Breakfast at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2435 West Andrew Johnson Highway in Morristown. The breakfast will be from 8 to 10 a.m. featuring

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