Local News

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Following a joint investigation, a Cocke County Grand Jury has indicted a prominent Newport couple in the attempted arson of the Brandywine Creek Steakhouse and Tavern and other charges.

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Claiborne County resident Alexander Dwayne Noah has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Knoxville for possession of child pornography, according to an indictment unsealed this morning.

Local Sports

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CHATTANOOGA – The ETSU Bucs dropped a rivalry game in heart breaking fashion on Thursday night in Chattanooga, Tenn. The Mocs’s Victor Ulmo buried his only made field goal of the game with 14 seconds remaining in the contest to down the visiting Bucs, 16-13.

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RUTLEDGE – There was a time when teams looked at Sullivan Central on their schedule and could pretty much count the Cougars as a sure win. Because of Central’s improvement this year, that is no longer the case.

Announcements

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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.

Chelsea Brooke and Trey Hartsook-Fields, of Rogersville, announce the birth of a son, Afton Jeremiah Fields, born Sept. 9, 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He weighed 8 lbs., 8 oz. Afton is the grandson of David Hartsook, Kim Hartsook, and Tim and Ronda Fields.

Education

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The Walters State Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for community colleges, inducted 59 new members during its Oct. 8 induction ceremony.

Obituaries

Judy Carol Stuart, age 70, of Morristown passed away Saturday,…

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James Clayton Stuart, 48, of Dandridge, passed away Thursday, …

Arts & Entertainment

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The Knoxville Chamber Chorale, an ensemble of the Knoxville Choral Society, presents “Alone in the Night” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24, at First United Methodist Church, located at 101 East First North Street in Morristown.