The guidebook is an annual publication of the Citizen Tribune. It’s designed to help newcomers to Hamblen County and Morristown learn something about their new community, while it also provides longtime residents with updates and data about services and recreation opportunities.

There are several parks scattered around the city, with a dozen devoted mostly to sports. The largest of the sports complexes at 142 acres is Frank Lorino Park, which has 12 fields devoted to football, softball, baseball and soccer.

Panther Creek State Park in the western half of Hamblen County is part of Tennessee’s award-winning state park system, which consists of 54 state parks and state historic sites. Panther Creek is a 1,435-acre park located on the Cherokee Reservoir in the historic Holston River Valley.

Morristown Theatre Guild Inc. is the oldest, continually running community theatre in Tennessee. Its first performance was in 1934 and the Guild is now celebrating 82 years of bringing Morristown together as a community.

Davy Crockett was an American hero. As a frontiersman, politician and warrior, he won acclaim and a permanent place in the lore that forms the history of America. He may be best known as a martyr at the Alamo in Texas’ battle independence. Visitors can tour a reconstruction of the 1790s John…