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Your latest area church events

The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. ... Read more | Add your comment

Area Happenings for the week of April 12-18

The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. ... Read more | Add your comment

God is my divine helper

I spilled coffee on my Bible yesterday. As I wiped the pages, I was upset. I didn’t want ... Read more | Add your comment

‘Tennessee Strong’ not just another country song

Jake Hoot is a young Tennessean who entered the 17th season of The Voice and won the championship ... Read more | Add your comment

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Inaugural Lil Bill Corum Memorial, This Saturday

The Valvoline Iron-Man Late Models will battle the Schaeffer’s Spring Nationals competitors in the Inaugural Lil Bill Corum Memorial presented by Toyota Knoxville, April 3. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Church members are minority in U.S. for first time, Gallup poll says

By DIANA CHANDLER, Baptist Press Church members are in the minority for the first time in at least eight decades, with just 47 percent identifying ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Tennessee 6-year-old inspires church with Annie Offering gift

By BRANDON ELROD, NAMB CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Pastor Larry Robertson of Hilldale Baptist Church in Clarksville, Tenn., saw the young Maci Parker out of the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 10, 2021 7:25 pm

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ARC awards $500K to county for drug abuse recovery program

Claiborne County is one of several receiving a portion of the $9.4 M in grant funds being issued from the Appalachian Regional Commission’s INSPIRE Initiative ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Friday, April 9, 2021 5:42 pm

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Pleas taken in Claiborne Criminal Court

Several plea agreements were entered during the latest session of Claiborne County Criminal Court, including one for Cody William Adams, 30, who pled guilty to ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Friday, April 9, 2021 11:55 am

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Davis Creek Church unveils TN Historical Commission marker

For 223 years, the members of Davis Creek Primitive Baptist Church have met together in worship through hardship and through bounty. Located just off Old ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Friday, April 9, 2021 10:59 am

LMU Athletics

LMU softball takes home win streak to 23 games

Lincoln Memorial University Sports Information HARROGATE, Tenn. – Keeping its perfect Dorothy Neely Field record intact throughout a record-shattering season thus far, the Lincoln Memorial ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 9, 2021 8:17 am

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Tazewell man charged with rape in Kentucky

A Tazewell, Tennessee, man is facing charges including rape following an investigation by Bell County Sheriff’s Sgt. Patrick Brooks that began in 2016. Shane Whitehead, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 8, 2021 9:49 am

LMU Athletics

Let’s play two!

LMU adds two more home doubleheaders to final week of regular season

HARROGATE, Tenn. – Whereas the remainder of the regular season only stood at six more games for the Lincoln Memorial University softball team at the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 4:23 pm

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Public records for April 6

Compiled by JAN RUNIONS   The following public records are the only public records that have been made available to the Claiborne Progress. If you feel ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:48 pm

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LMU women’s soccer snags five all-SAC award winners

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Fresh off one of the most successful head coaching debuts in school history, the Lincoln Memorial University women’s soccer program was ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:29 pm

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One million people fully vaccinated in Tennessee

Tennessee has reached a vaccination landmark of one million Tennesseans being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Approximately 22 percent have received at least one dose. “We ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 5, 2021 3:04 pm

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TDOC to resume visitation

Nashville – The Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) will resume visitation for inmates at all facilities beginning next weekend. A modified visitation schedule will be ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 5, 2021 3:00 pm

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Davenport takes home $21,000

Tazewell Speedway hosted the Lil Bill Corum Memorial, April 3. Drivers and fans came from all over the United States to witness the high speed ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Sunday, April 4, 2021 12:43 pm

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Photo gallery: CMS Devils softball versus Anderson County

The Claiborne Middle School Devils softball team had to withstand a late charge from the Lady Mavericks of Anderson County to win 8-5. Here are ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, April 2, 2021 2:42 pm

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Sweat pond water rising

Following the storms and flooding from last weekend, residents of Midway and surrounding communities are keeping an eye on the water rising off Mountain Road ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, April 2, 2021 2:18 pm

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LMU hoops ranked No. 3 in final media poll

NEW CASTLE, Del. – Following a third national semifinal appearance in six seasons, the Lincoln Memorial University men’s basketball team completes its historic 2020-21 campaign as ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 2, 2021 8:16 am

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Railsplitter baseball Plays to Win Vs. Cancer

LMU baseball invites you to help make a difference in the lives of kids with cancer   CONTRIBUTE BY MAKING A DONATION   HARROGATE, Tenn. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 2, 2021 7:59 am

BREAKING NEWS

Samarrippas tabbed LMU men’s basketball’s new leader

Lincoln Memorial University and the school’s Board of Trustees have selected Jeremiah Samarrippas as the men’s basketball program’s 18th head coach, announced the LMU Department of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 1, 2021 2:11 pm

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Little League Opening Day, April 10

The 2021 New Tazewell Little League season will open up, April 10. After a long year without the joys of Little League baseball and softball ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Thursday, April 1, 2021 1:14 pm

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Updated: Young Sportsmen succeed despite bad weather conditions

Several Claiborne County young sportsmen had good luck during the March 27-28 Young Sportsman turkey hunt despite harsh weather conditions. Turkey hunting can be very ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:44 am

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Lady Panthers win in ten

The Cumberland Gap Lady Panthers took the lead late in the game in a 5-3 victory over South Greene on Tuesday. The game was tied ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:25 am

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Joey Logano savors historic win in NASCAR Cup Series’ return to dirt at Bristol

Joey Logano held on for a historic victory Monday in the NASCAR Cup Series’ first race on dirt since 1970, pulling away in overtime at ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 10:24 am

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Young Sportsman succeed despite rough weather

Several Claiborne County young sportsmen had good luck during the March 27-28 Young Sportsman turkey hunt despite harsh weather conditions. Turkey hunting can be very ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 10:03 am

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Claiborne baseball gets big district win

The Bulldogs baseball team got a big win over West Greene in district play, March 29. CHS was behind after two innings 7-5 but found ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 9:43 am

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Your Area Happenings

Compiled by JAN RUNIONS The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:58 am

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Cumberland Gap softball preview, Video included

The Cumberland Gap Lady Panthers softball team is out for continuous improvement during the 2021 season. The team has plenty of senior and junior leadership ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Monday, March 29, 2021 8:35 pm