Local News

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The effort to recruit 9,000 volunteer mentors to meet its goal of providing every TN Promise applicant from the Class of 2020 with a local support system is underway.

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A Cocke County oxycodone dealer, who tested positive for oxycodone and submitted diluted urine samples after he was released from federal prison the second time in August 2017, has settled his revocation case with an agreement to serve six more months behind bars, according to court documents.

Local Sports

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Summer Heat Basketball League open for signups

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CHATTANOOGA — The Tennessee Smokies (36-39, 3-3) held on to win 8-6 over the Chattanooga Lookouts (39-36, 3-3) at AT&T Field on Tuesday night in a game that featured a grand slam by Vimael Machin.

Announcements

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John and Rose Lee Fox will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 27. The couple was married June 27, 1959 with the Rev. Callie Drummond performing the ceremony.

Courtney and Roy Wallace, of Knoxville, announce the birth of a son, Graham Jacob Wallace, born April 19, 2019 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 lbs., 15 oz. Graham is the grandson of Mitzi (Jeff) Bratten of Bean Station, Ricky (Sandy) Trent of Talbott, and Cindy and Sonn…

Cynthia Dalton and Andy Houseright, of Morristown, announce the birth of a son, Walker James Houseright, born May 20, 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He weighed 5 lbs., 8 oz. Walker is the brother of Tristen Ryland Houseright.

Education

Obituaries

Vivian Garland, born October 27, 1921, went to meet her husban…

Elizabeth Kinsler passed away at Indian Path Medical Center.

Kara Lurz, 59, of New Market, passed away June 24, 2019 at her…

Timothy Branham, 54, of Bean Station, passed away June 26, 201…

Arts & Entertainment

The 9th Annual Popcorn Sutton Jam will be coming to Newport this weekend with a lineup of bands and vendors and music will be the focal point for the two-day festival.