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Judge Dennis H. Inman is retiring from his post in federal court in Greeneville.

Inman retiring after 20 years as federal magistrate

Posted on April 25, 2015 at 8:17 pm

Long-time U.S. Magistrate Dennis H. Inman is hanging up his robe at the end of this month. Inman, 68, was appointed to the post in federal court in Greeneville in 1995 and two times since. Prior to the appointment, the Morristown resident served from 1985 as chancellor for the Third Judicial District, which includes Hamblen, Greene, Hawkins and Hancock counties. Inman began his legal career as an attorney in Morristown

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Community job fair to be held at Rose Center

Posted on April 25, 2015 at 8:15 pm

Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development will hold a community jobs fair on April 28 in Morristown. Sponsored by Rep. Tilman Goins, the jobs fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Rose Center Prater Hall. A variety of job opportunities, including all levels of skill requirements will be available at the fair. A number of participating companies are in need of employees at

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  • ALPS Gourmet Gala growing every year

    Posted on April 25, 2015 at 8:13 pm

    The 10th annual ALPS Gourmet Gala was held Friday night featuring a plethora of baskets and items up for auction.

    The baskets were wrapped and lined up like Christmas gifts under the tree waiting to be ripped open and explored, and they sold like hot cakes as guests milled around, gabbing about the contents and extravagance of each item. ALPS Adult Day Service’s 10th Annual Gourmet Gala was held Friday night at Rose Center’s Prater Hall and featured a plethora of auction items ranging from a television to a basket

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  • MUS holds disaster drill to prepare staff for emergencies

    Posted on April 24, 2015 at 11:33 am

    Morristown Utilities System staff members react to an evacuation scenario on Thursday in the utility’s main office lobby, led by volunteer role players as part of a multiple agency disaster drill.

    Customers who expected to open new accounts or pay bills at the main offices of Morristown Utility Systems after 9 a.m. Thursday were greeted by locked doors and an unmanned drive-thru window. Just minutes prior, however, the empty lobby had been the scene of intense activity, instigated by two role-playing customers enlisted to test the emergency response skills of customer service staff — all a part of the utility’s comprehensive

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Morristown East’s Jamie Alvarez, right, dodges the Cocke County goalkeeper after his shot was blocked during their contest on Thursday.

Hurricanes grab 11-0 win over Cocke County

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 11:09 am

A change in formation seems to have changed the attitude of the Morristown East soccer team as they made quick work of Cocke County on the soccer pitch Thursday night, defeating the Big Red 11-0. “We changed our shape on Tuesday, so this is really only our second game in the new formation and I think it is starting to finally come together,” Morristown East coach James Kelley said. “They

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  • Lady Canes drop 5-1 contest to Seymour

    Posted on April 24, 2015 at 11:06 am

    Morristown East’s pitcher Casi McDaniel tosses a pitch during the Lady ‘Canes contest against Seymour on Thursday.

    Seymour is a game closer to another Inter Mountain Conference softball championship. The Lady Eagles scored twice before East got an out Thursday afternoon at King Park and went on to a 5-1 decision over the Lady ‘Canes. It was the 10th win in 11 conference games for Seymour, which is now 13-10 overall. The Lady Eagles lead second-place Cherokee by two games in the loss column with three league

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  • Jenkins records win in West’s doubleheader sweep of Sevier County

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 11:54 am

    Morristown West’s softball team celebrated senior night for lone senior Candace Jenkins (26) during a doubleheader against Sevier County, Wednesday, at J.C. Wild Park.

    Morristown West had little trouble sweeping a pair of five-inning games in a doubleheader against Sevier County Wednesday afternoon at J.C. Wild Park. The Lady Trojans did not get a hit in the opening game but found a way to notch an 8-3 victory over the Bearettes, while the nightcap was all West in a 12-1 victory spearheaded by two home runs by Natalie Martin. With the sweep, West improved

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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

Taste of Home discount tickets available

Posted on April 25, 2015 at 8:14 pm

Those who are planning to attend The Taste of Home Cooking School on May 14 can find information about special limited time pricing for tickets on page D-6 of this edition of the Citizen Tribune. As the presenter of the show, the Tribune is offering tickets at $6 each if ordered today. The popular cooking expedition, sponsored by Food City, Aaron’s and Home Depot will return to the Z-Buda Gymnasium

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  • At the Movies

    Posted on April 24, 2015 at 8:49 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. CINDERELLA Ella’s merchant father remarries following the tragic death of Ella’s mother. Ella welcomes her

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  • Longstreet Museum to host living history

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 11:34 am

    The General Longstreet Museum in Russellville will host a Civil War living history celebration from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 25-26 on the grounds of the museum. A worship service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Sunday. The 1st East Tennessee Battery and the 60th East Tennessee Infantry will be on hand for this living history encampment. Demonstrations will include open-fire camp cooking, military and civilian drills.

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