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John Baskette, the former Hamblen County trustee, appeared in Hamblen County Criminal Court Monday morning to plead guilty to three misdemeanors – attempted official misconduct, attempted theft over $1,000 and destruction of government records.

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Detective Pete Shockley, a Morristown Police Department narcotics investigator, did not create an “inherently coercive environment” that violated a local woman’s rights against an illegal search, a federal appeals has ruled.

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Foul Balls used two home runs from Keith Hixon, a homer and a double from Phillip Baldwin and a moon shot from Jeremy Weston to down Holts IGA 23-20 in Tuesday men’s rec softball action in the Fall Divisional Tournament.

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BLOUNTVILLE – Sullivan Central could be excused for believing they saw Reggie McBee everywhere on the field Friday night because, honestly, he was.


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Jensen Jay Carter celebrated his 2nd birthday Oct. 8 with a Mickey Mouse birthday party with his family and friends.

Hannah and Steven Brock, of Morristown, announce the birth of a son, Rhett Brock, born Sept. 23, 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He weighed 6 lbs., 14 oz. Rhett is the brother of Ryder Brock, and the grandson of Paula and Alan Cook, Jeff and Stacy Blanken, and Paula and John Brock.


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MILLIGAN COLLEGE — New York City is a global icon for culture and business. This fall, faculty and students from Milligan College’s business area and performing, visual and communicative arts areas traveled together to the “Big Apple” to connect their coursework to reality.

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Return from fall break means focus on books for remainder of semester


Richard L. Shiflet, 60, of Russellville, passed away Saturday,…

Travis Warren, 36, passed away Saturday, October 19, 2019.

Shirley V. Ware, 90, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019 at F…

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