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The Mandolin Wildflower Foundation donated the proceeds totaling $12,000 to The Daily Bread Community Kitchen from the recent Bluegrass Barbecue event at Cherokee Park. Pictured from left; Jeff Singleton, Debra Radar-Carpenter, Daily Bread Community Kitchen President Larry Shropshire and sea…

First Bank & Trust is leading the way for the United Way 20201 campaign’s financial companies by serving as a Pacesetter. Employees conducted their in-house fundraising early and their efforts, along those of three other companies, were reported at the Sept 14 Kickoff. The division has r…

Local Sports

RUTLEDGE – Football teams look to their seniors to make big plays and on Friday night, Grainger senior Ty Overbay made what may be the biggest play of the season for the Grizzlies.

WISE, Va. – UVA Wise (2-2, 1-1 South Atlantic Conference) forced four Carson-Newman (0-3, 0-2 SAC) turnovers and didn’t let the Eagles into the end zone until the third quarter in a 33-7 triumph for the home team Saturday afternoon at Carl Smith Stadium.

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Education

It’s homecoming week! Congratulations to the following homecoming court representatives: Freshmen: Reagan Dalton, Riley Drinnon; Sophomore: Reagan Forester, Mollie Yount; Junior: Emily Adams, Phoebe Hubbard; Senior Court: Kianna Batts, Lauren Brown, Kallie Creech, Macy Conklin, Trinity Ely, …

Trojans, we are officially in the fall season and only two weeks away from fall break. Good luck to seniors as they take the ACT, and juniors as they take the ASVAB on Tuesday, Oct. 5. Freshmen and sophomores will be taking practice exams on this day. Seniors who turned in a permission form …

Obituaries

Charles D. Hurst, 87, of Morristown, passed away on Wednesday,…

Nell F. Midkiff, age 77 of Talbott, passed away Monday, Septem…

June Evans Miller, 85, passed peacefully at her home after a l…

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Tans are fading fast and leaving behind the traces of summer’s abuse… dull, dry, discolored … Read more