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Fourth Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Duane Slone, whose groundbreaking work in the courtroom has given new hope to many battling addiction issues, was recently awarded the National Center for State Courts Distinguished Service Award.

Local Sports

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KODAK — Montgomery won the first half of the Southern League schedule baseball schedule, the first time the Biscuits had accomplished that feat. They opened the second half of the league schedule Friday night with a doubleheader against the Tennessee Smokies looking to build on that momentum.

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

The members of the Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) Class of 2019 celebrated their graduation on Saturday, May 11. Former director of health and safety for the U.S. Coast Guard, Rear Admiral Joyce Johnson, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM delivered the commenceme…

Obituaries

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Katie M. McDonald, 84, of Morristown, passed away on Friday, J…

Betty Jean King, 91, of Russellville, passed away Sunday, June…

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.