Today's Top Story

Morristown East and West High Schools will be presenting their third annual musical revue, “Sounds of the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80’s” this weekend in the Morristown West High School auditorium. The concert will feature popular songs from artists such as Joan Jet and the Blackhearts, The Beatles and Whitney Houston.

East and West choirs to perform music of the ‘60s, ’70s and 80s

Posted on March 5, 2015 at 11:34 am

As the lights come up, the rivalry will fade and students from both Morristown West and East High Schools will fill the stage for a high energy musical revue. Directors Brandon Moore of East High and Kathy Bowen of West are thrilled to present their production of “Sounds of the ‘60s, 70s and ‘80s,” as the third annual revue which replaced the full scale musical the duo used to “put

Read Full Story

Local Videos

Local News

All about the temps: Lakeway Area on the border between ice, snow and rain

Posted on March 5, 2015 at 11:31 am

The combination of heavy rains and snow melt have worked together to turn hillsides and sloped driveways into waterfalls, creeks into raging rivers and swelling area rivers over their banks. As of 8 a.m. Thursday, forecasters were still calling for the rains to turn to sleet and freezing rain before switching to all snow as temperatures were expected to drop from the mid-30s to the teens overnight Thursday. During a

Read Full Story
  • Shelter, Solid Waste leaders say steps taken to prevent more thefts

    Posted on March 5, 2015 at 11:30 am

    The Hamblen County-Morristown Solid Waste Disposal Authority has taken common-sense steps to help ensure that thefts like the $228,000 embezzlement allegedly perpetrated by former agency director Ronnie Brady do not occur again, an official said this morning. Tony Cox, solid waste board chair, says the accounting and management functions have been separated, and the board has adopted strict internal controls on credit-card use. “(This is) to assure that all purchases

    Read Full Story
  • TSSAA cancels Thursday games

    Posted on March 5, 2015 at 8:40 am

    MURFREESBORO — All TSSAA state basketball tournament games scheduled for Thursday have been cancelled due to extremely hazardous road conditions. Today’s schedule will resume Friday at noon in order to allow extra time for road conditions to improve in the morning. Friday’s scheduled semifinal games will be played on Saturday beginning at 2:30 p.m. due to MTSU’s women’s basketball game that is scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday’s scheduled championship games will be

    Read Full Story

Sports

Morristown West’s Blayke Shultz scored a team-high 12 points to lead the Lady Trojans to their 44-31 victory over Arlington on Tuesday in Murfreesboro.

West advances to Final Four with 44-31 win over Arlington

Posted on March 5, 2015 at 9:11 am

MURFREESBORO — For the third time in program history, the Morristown West Lady Trojans find themselves in the TSSAA Class AAA Final Four after opening play in the BlueCross Basketball Championships Wednesday evening with a 44-31 victory over Arlington, the 50th ranked team in the nation, inside the Murphy Center at Middle Tennessee State University. The Lady Trojans seized the lead early on after a pair of three-pointers from Blayke

Read Full Story
  • No. 13 Senators sweep Spartanburg Methodist

    Posted on March 5, 2015 at 9:08 am

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. — The 13th ranked Walters State Senators completed a doubleheader sweep on the road at Spartanburg Methodist Wednesday night behind dominating pitching and timely hitting in a non-region game between two perennial national powers in junior college baseball. The Senators scored six runs in the first inning of the opening game and never trailed in either contest, as they held on for an 8-5 victory in the opener

    Read Full Story
  • Lady Trojans making return trip to Murfreesboro

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 10:52 am

    The Morristown West girls basketball team departed from the school on Tuesday in route to Murfreesboro where they will compete in the TSSAA state championship.

    MURFREESBORO — Morristown West coach Johnny Galyon is used to being on the big stage at the BlueCross State Championships, and with his team making a return trip this week after advancing to Murfreesboro last year, the veteran coach has a team with state experience returning for the first time in his 16 years at West. This will be Galyon’s fourth trip to the crown jewel of basketball in the

    Read Full Story

Sponsored Lifestyle News

    Presented By Citizens Bank

    How to fix your credit score

    Posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:55 pm

    Unfortunately, quick fixes and improving your credit score do not go together. It’s kind of like a diet. Gaining weight usually happens over a period of time and so does bad credit. In fact, beware of advice that claims to improve your credit fast. The best advice, much like your weight, is to manage it responsibly over time. In addition to making smart credit decisions, you also have to be

    Read Full Story

Lifestyles

Engagement Announcement

Posted on February 28, 2015 at 6:19 pm

Kelly-Price Dr. Gary and Martha Kelly of Morristown announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Katherine, to Matthew Stewart Price, son of Leslie and Pam Price, also of Morristown. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of James and Roberta Kidd of Fayetteville, and Theresa Kelly and the late Gene Kelly of Columbus, Georgia. She graduated from Morristown West High in 2009 and from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville in 2012 with a

Read Full Story
  • Engagement Announcement

    Posted on February 14, 2015 at 5:19 pm

    DeBord-Smith Vernon and Carolyn DeBord of Morristown announce the engagement and forth-coming marriage of their daughter, Wendy Nicole DeBord to Billy Lynn Smith, son of Donny and the late Terry Smith of Jefferson County. The bride-elect is the mother of Kristen Taylor Grizzell of Morristown. She is the granddaughter of the late John and Kate DeBord Wolfe of Eidson and the late Ray and Karlie Hurd of Rogersville. She is

    Read Full Story
  • Anniversaries

    Posted on February 8, 2015 at 2:39 am

        Herbert and Marion Byrum Herbert and Marion Byrum of Morristown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015.  The couple was united in marriage at the home of the Rev. J.B. Ely in Morristown in 1965. Together they have have four children, Chris (Sue) Byrum, Holly (David) Newberry, Sunday (Michael) Reeves and Scott (Carol) Byrum; five grandchildren, Stacy (Landon) Gibson, Daniel Byrum, Amy Byrum, John Reeves

    Read Full Story

Entertainment

Morristown East and West High Schools will be presenting their third annual musical revue, “Sounds of the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80’s” this weekend in the Morristown West High School auditorium. The concert will feature popular songs from artists such as Joan Jet and the Blackhearts, The Beatles and Whitney Houston.

East and West choirs to perform music of the ‘60s, ’70s and 80s

Posted on March 5, 2015 at 11:34 am

As the lights come up, the rivalry will fade and students from both Morristown West and East High Schools will fill the stage for a high energy musical revue. Directors Brandon Moore of East High and Kathy Bowen of West are thrilled to present their production of “Sounds of the ‘60s, 70s and ‘80s,” as the third annual revue which replaced the full scale musical the duo used to “put

Read Full Story
  • Encore production will huff and puff and bring the house down

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 12:25 pm

    The cast members of Encore’s production of “Into the Woods” performs. The play continues through March 8.

    Immersing oneself in an experience other than your own is not only pleasurable, it’s a necessary part of mental survival – and there’s no better tool than local theater for gathering one’s wits. Proof is right there behind the curtain at Encore Theatrical Company’s “Into the Woods” during the next two weekends at Walters State Community College in Morristown. The set of “Into the Woods” takes the notion of creating

    Read Full Story
  • At the Movies

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 12:12 pm

    Empty Movie Theater

    AMERICAN SNIPER Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle’s pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind. Rated R. Showing at Carmike Cinemas 12 in Morristown at 12:25, 4:05, 7:10 and 10:20. Showing at Towne Crossing 8 in Greeneville at 12:40, 3:40,

    Read Full Story

Headlines of the Day