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Excessive speed on a rain-slickened Lakeshore Road in Grainger County likely was a factor in a crash that claimed the life of a 20-year-old Bean Station man Thursday night, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

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Gabbie and Joe Ward, of Morristown, announce the birth of a son, Harrison Lee Ward, born July 28, 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He weighed 7 lbs., 6 oz. Harrison is the brother of Braxton and Emma Rose, and the grandson of Victor and Etta Feezell, and G.W. and Debbie Ward.

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Anna Sutton and John Sutton, daughter and son of George “Eddie” and Erin Sutton of Morristown, enjoyed their birthday celebrations during the summer.

Education

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Parrott-Wood Memorial Library, Strawberry Plains, has six openings in new tablet classes to be held 1 – 3 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, Aug. 19-21. Registration is required. Call 865-933-1311 to register. Above, graduates of earlier computer and tablet classes inclue, front row from left, Carolyn …

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Trojan Nation settles into school year

Obituaries

Judy D. Wilbanks, 75, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019.

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Hugh Watkins, 90, formerly of Morristown passed away Thursday,…

Arts & Entertainment

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Walters State Community College’s Department of Music and Theatre will hold auditions for the fall production of “Mr. Burns” at 6 p.m. on Sept. 3, 4 and 5 in the theatre of the Judge William H. Inman Humanities Complex. The play will be produced in October.

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