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Reams inducted into state’s Boys and Girls Club Hall of Fame

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:50 pm

Scott Reams has worn several hats during his 30-years of service on the Board of Directors with the Morristown Boys and Girls Club. Thursday evening in Pigeon Forge, Reams was honored as one of five inductees into the Tennessee Area Council Boys and Girls Club Hall of Fame during a special banquet. Reams has been the board chairman, vice-chairman, vice president and president of the President’s Council, all while serving

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County sets deadline for shelter contract

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 4:19 pm

County commissioners voted 10 to 3, with one abstention, to give the Morristown Hamblen Humane Society until Nov. 1 to sign a contract or lose funding from the county. Hamblen County Mayor Bill Brittain addressed the commission, stating that the humane society was making progress by addressing two issues during a special called meeting earlier Thursday. “The Humane Society Board met today and settled an issue on the ballot for

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  • Dandridge’s Scots-Irish festival to return

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 1:21 pm

    The Scots-Irish Music Festival will return to Historic Downtown Dandridge Saturday, Sept. 27.

    The only Scots-Irish Music Festival in the United States will be in Historic Downtown Dandridge on Saturday, Sept. 27. The festival honors the town’s earliest settlers dating back to 1783. Every member of the family will find something of interest at this old-time Main Street Festival on the shores of Loch (Lake) Douglas in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. All entertainment, activities, and parking are provided free courtesy of

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  • FBI nabs man wanted in 2001 killing

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    A Mexican national who stayed on the run for more 13 years after an alleged assassination-style shooting in Morristown was arrested Wednesday in Delaware and will be returned to East Tennessee to face a first-degree murder charge, authorities announced this morning. Law enforcement officials have strong evidence linking 51-year-old Ignacio Constantino, to the January 2001 killing of Jose G. Rodriguez at Adriana’s Video on Lincoln Avenue, according to Detective Capt.

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West sweeps East for second time

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 4:59 pm

Morristown West finished off a season volleyball sweep of Morristown East Thursday night with another straight-set victory. The Lady Trojans had to come from behind for a hard-earned 25-23 win in the first game and then scored six straight points to break out of an 8-8 tie and went on to win 25-15 in the second. It was the same in game three as West snapped a 9-9 deadlock with

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  • Lady Trojans get revenge, knock off Kingsport D-B 2-0

    Posted on September 19, 2014 at 4:49 pm


    The Morristown West Lady Trojans got a small slice of redemption on Thursday night, avenging their regional championship loss with a 2-0 victory over Kingsport Dobyns-Bennett at Wayne Hansard Park. “Redemption because we won and they lost, yes,” said West coach Jennifer Murphy whose team improved to 7-2. “Redemption no, because they took the region crown from us. So not 100 percent until we meet them again in the region

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  • East routs Sullivan Central

    Posted on September 19, 2014 at 4:44 pm


    With two goals in the bag and a comfortable lead over Sullivan Central Thursday night at Burke Toney Stadium, East’s senior midfielder Liza Kohler lined up for a free kick about 25 yards out from the goal. The Central defense didn’t form a wall, electing instead to try and mark Kohler’s teammates and crowd the goal mouth. Kohler’s strike was hard and low and bounced into the clutter between her

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Engagement Announcements

Posted on September 13, 2014 at 6:43 pm

Cameron-Watson Tina Louise Cameron, daughter of Robert and Sarah Cameron of Rutledge, announces her engagement and forthcoming marriage to Darren Alex Watson, son of Lisa and Doug Setsor, Pete and Lori Watson, all of Rutledge. The bride-elect is a certified surgical technician who is employed by Morristown Regional Eye Center and Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. The groom-elect is a critical care registered nurse who is employed by UT Medical Center’s Neuro

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  • Reunions

    Posted on September 6, 2014 at 8:01 pm

    Sunrise School The Sunrise School Reunion will be held Sunday Sept. 7 at 1 p.m. at Amis Chapel United Methodist Church off Carter’s Valley Road in Surgoinsville. A covered dish meal will beheld in the fellowship hall. All former students, faculty and family members are invited to attend. Attendees should take a covered dish. For more information, call 423-345-2824.   Massengil-Henson The Massengil-Henson family reunion will be held Sept. 14

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  • Engagement Announcements

    Posted on August 30, 2014 at 6:47 pm

    Johnson-Venturella The families of the bride and groom-elect announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of Kelsey Elyse Johnson and David Reed Venturella. The bride-elect is the daughter of Vince and Deborah Johnson of Morristown and the granddaughter of the late James Wayne and Clara Jane Humphreys of Greeneville and Muriel June and the late Clyde Wayne Johnson of Sneedville. Kelsey is a 2009 graduate of Morristown-Hamblen High School West and

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At the Movies

Posted on September 18, 2014 at 10:22 am

A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a known drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife. Rated R. Showing at Carmike Cinemas 12 College Square Mall at 11:55, 2:50, 5:25, 8:00 and 10:40. Showing at Carmike Town Crossing 8 in Greeneville at 12:30, 3:35, 6:35 and 9:25. AS ABOVE SO BELOW Miles of twisting catacombs lie beneath the streets of Paris,

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  • In August company: Encore crew shines in Osage County

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    When Encore Theatrical Company opens its production of “August: Osage County” tonight, Tracy Lett’s vision of a dark tragicomedy will come to dusky light via a stage that symbolizes family dysfunction and a cast that embodies it. The story is based on an unexpected family reunion caused by the disappearance of the Weston family patriarch. The play itself is the most awarded show of the century. Portraying the role of

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  • Theatre Guild to host auditions for “Rex’s Exes”

    Posted on August 30, 2014 at 6:46 pm

    The Morristown Theatre Guild will hold auditions from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 15-16 at Rose Center for the Southern-fried comedy “Rex’s Exes,” the sequel to “Red Velvet Cake War” staged by the Guild in 2013. Performances of “Rex’s Exes will be Nov. 14-23. The Verdeen cousins — Gaynelle, Peaches and Jimmie Wyvette — have wild new adventures as Gaynelle’s surprise 50th Birthday Party sees the return

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