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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  • Trent partners with UT on Emerald Ash Borer infected tree

    Posted on October 4, 2014 at 10:34 pm

    Trent's Tree Service

    Ask David Self and he will tell you the signs aren’t easy to notice until it’s too late. The invasive species, known as the Emerald Ash Borer is continuing to wreak havoc and kill Ash trees in the Lakeway Area. Self’s lone ash tree that had been freestanding in his backyard for more than 30 years was just another victim. But the red flags and indicators of the bug’s presence

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No red carpet, but 5 free things to do in Cannes

Posted on June 14, 2014 at 5:57 pm

CANNES, France (AP) — This jewel of the French Riviera was a sleepy fishing village when 19th-century English aristocrat Henry Brougham began encouraging his friends to visit. These days the place is packed with millionaires year-round, though the famous Cannes Film Festival held each May is the designer-gowned cherry on top of that pricey sundae. But you don’t have to be a movie star to enjoy this beautiful resort. Here

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  • About to Rock? Salute rock history at Pigeon Forge’s new cafe

    Posted on May 24, 2014 at 10:57 pm

    Hard Rock

    On Tuesday, May 20, Hard Rock opened the doors of its newest location — a 12,000-square foot cafe at 2050 Parkway in Pigeon Forge. The opening marks the relocation of the Hard Rock Cafe in Gatlinburg, previously located at 515 Parkway. “The new Pigeon Forge cafe places us in a more strategic location, allowing us to serve even more guests in a larger space. Additionally, the new location’s interior design

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  • To visit The Wave in Arizona, win the lottery

    Posted on July 6, 2013 at 5:33 pm

    VERMILION CLIFFS NATIONAL MONUMENT, Ariz. (AP) — Small wooden balls click rapidly in a whirling bingo basket, as 78 hikers wait to see if their numbers will roll out to win one of 10 permits to visit a rock formation known as The Wave. Some had been contemplating the hike for years. Only 20 people are allowed to visit The Wave each day, with 10 chosen in an online lottery

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WSCC student earns prestigious scholarship

Posted on October 19, 2014 at 2:42 am

  Brandon Hayes, a business major at Walters State Community College, has received the Phi Theta Kappa International Geico Pathway to Completion Scholarship. He is one of only two recipients nationwide. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for community colleges. Phi Theta Kappa awards this competitive scholarship based on academic achievement, leadership and service. Hayes is the first Walters State student to receive the scholarship. “Brandon has many

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  • Morristown West High elects Homecoming court

    Posted on October 11, 2014 at 8:16 pm


    Morristown West High School will celebrate Homecoming on Friday, Oct. 10, when they will play against South Doyle High School. The Morristown West homecoming court was elected by popular vote. Representing the senior class are Macy Caylor, Isaac Woodard, Emma Easter, Chase Connelly, Kailey Hill, Kenny Shelton, Hannah Johnson, Taylor Dollar, Tyra Johnson, Elliot Sawyer, Hannah Beth Moorhouse, Shelby Pollock, Grant Young, Taylor Ratliff, Britt Haney, Kyndall Scott, Andrew Potter,

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  • WSCC Summer Learning Support Academy increases student success

    Posted on October 4, 2014 at 10:19 pm

    When Walters State freshmen started their college careers this week, 25 had a very valuable head start: the intensive three-week Learning Support Academy held in June. The Learning Support Academy combines academic courses with activities that acquaint students with the college experience. This was the second year for the academy, funded by the college and by a Tennessee Board of Regents Access and Diversity Grant. In addition to preparing students

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Alpha Baptist to host safety program in honor of Kadin Shane Robinson

Posted on October 17, 2014 at 11:51 am

Alpha Baptist Church will host “Shane’s Day” on Thursday, Oct. 30 in memory of Kadin Shane Robinson who died last year on Halloween. Robinson died last year after falling out of a moving vehicle while trick-or-treating. The three-year-old was a member of the Alpha Baptist Early Learning program. Robinson was not wearing a seatbelt. The church will host the Tennessee Highway Patrol for a seatbelt safety awareness program with a

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  • Church Calendar

    Posted on October 17, 2014 at 11:20 am

    Bean Station Worship Center, will be having a fall festival Saturday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. There will be a dunking booth a lot of games for kids. There will be fried apple pies, hotdogs and other food items. Pastor is Frank Allen.   Beside the Still Waters Clothing Ministry will host its clothing give-a-way at Captive Free Ministries, 6205 West AJ Hwy. Talbott, Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m.

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  • Good Shepherd Lutheran to open Pumpkin Hollow Saturday

    Posted on October 10, 2014 at 11:51 am

    Members of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church prepare for their annual Fall Festival and Pumpkin Hollow. Seated from left are Mary Anna Potter and Jo Koehler with Bags of Love. Back row from left are Judy  Skorski, Jaunita Reynolds, Pastor Leslie Wilder, Christine Thompson, Lou Eddlemen, Janet Wallingford and Larry Wallingford.

    The pumpkins are coming to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church for its annual Pumpkin Hollow and fall festival. The pumpkins will be unloaded Saturday, Oct. 11, and the patch will open around 3:30 p.m. with pumpkins of all sizes available for purchase. Each year Good Shepherd Lutheran chooses a non-profit to donate the proceeds from Pumpkin Hollow. This year it is Bags of Love, a faith-based non-profit organization committed to working

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Health Calendar

Posted on October 18, 2014 at 8:10 pm

Editor’s Note: To submit a calendar event, e-mail: Editor’s Note: To submit a calendar event, e-mail:  The New Life Group, a drug and alcohol support group meets at 8 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 601 W. Main St., Morristown. For more information or a calendar of meetings, visit or call 1-877-354-0353. Not Alone, a drug and alcohol addiction support group, meets at

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on October 4, 2014 at 10:14 pm

    Editor’s Note: To submit a calendar event, e-mail:   The New Life Group, a drug and alcohol support group meets at 8 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 601 W. Main St., Morristown. For more information or a calendar of meetings, visit or call 1-877-354-0353. The Covenant HomeCare Hospital Grief Support Groups meets from 10 to 11 a.m. on the fourth Monday of each

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  • Hamblen Health Department offering FluMist for elementary students

    Posted on September 27, 2014 at 6:38 pm

    The Hamblen County Health Department is working to protect the entire community by providing free FluMist nasal spray vaccine to elementary students attending Hamblen County schools. FluMist will be offered for all elementary students at the following locations and times: • 3:45 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21 at Manley Primary School • 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23 at Hillcrest Elementary School • 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday,

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