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BOE to mull coach Green proposal

The late Carl Green coached at Claiborne County High School for 27 total years. In his second season ... Read more | Add your comment

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State tourism association recognizes CGRTA

The Tennessee Hospitality & Tourism Association recently held its 32nd annual ‘Stars of the Industry Gala’ in which ... Read more | Add your comment

Sexton processes plea agreements

Judge Shayne Sexton processed several plea agreements recently, during hearings in Claiborne Criminal Court. Read more | Add your comment

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Locals to compete in World Food Championships

A trio of Middlesboro residents is poised to hit the big time as they travel to compete in the World Food Championships, to be held ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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‘Thumbs up to Kavanaugh’

The weeks that led to the seating on Oct. 6 of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh proved controversial. Accusations of sexual assault from multiple ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Opinion

Charter commission to tackle legislative branch

It appears the legislative branch of local government will be scrutinized first, by the newly elected Claiborne Charter Commission. Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

BOE to mull coach Green proposal

The late Carl Green coached at Claiborne County High School for 27 total years. In his second season (1986) as head coach of the Blue ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: CHS soccer versus Union County

The Claiborne High School Lady Bulldogs soccer team was trying to win their second ever district tournament game, October 8. The Lady Patriots of Union ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Photo gallery: 15th Annual SVFD Car Show

The 15th Annual Springdale Volunteer Fire Department Car Show was held October 6 at Springdale Elementary School. Over 120 vehicles were on site and spectator ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Panthers versus Blue Devils

It seemed like Cumberland Gap scored every way imaginable during the homecoming game against Jellico, October 5. Your 2018 Cumberland Gap Football Homecoming Queen was ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Bulldogs versus Panthers middle school football

Here are a few photos from the big game between Cumberland Gap Middle and Claiborne Middle Schools. The Bulldogs pulled away in the end but ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Opinion

Publius Populus: on voting

“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

CHS athletic items taken during theft returned

Last Friday following the conclusion of the Claiborne High versus Johnson County High School football game someone broke into the concession stands, football field house ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: CYFC versus Dandridge

The Claiborne Youth Football Conference hosted Dandridge September 29 but unfortunately the Bulldogs dropped all three games to the Broncos. The Bulldogs also hosted their ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Bulldogs versus Longhorns

Claiborne High School held its homecoming game September 28 against Johnson County. Coming into the game ranked in the top ten of the state they ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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by Staff Reports.

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Video surfaces offering the Bulldogs side of accusations made against Claiborne football during game with Bobcats

A video has been provided that clears Claiborne High School players and coaches from most of, if not all, allegations made against the football team ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Panthers win thrilling overtime game against Pineville

September 21 was a day that many Panther fans will never forget. They saw Cumberland Gap get up 18-0 only to see the Mountain Lions ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Middle School Bulldogs fall to Red Devils

It was homecoming night for the 2018 Claiborne Middle School Bulldogs, September 20. The Bulldogs finally opened up on offense and scored their highest point ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Opinion

A little lesson for those who’ve forgotten

I’m baffled at times when President Trump takes particular actions. You know the actions to which I refer. I ask myself if perhaps he was ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Photo gallery: Bulldogs versus Blue Devils

Claiborne battled Unicoi Friday, September 14. The Bulldogs struggled with injuries before and during the game but looked good early. The second half was unkind ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: CGHS soccer defeats CHS 3-2

The Claiborne High Lady Bulldogs soccer team battled rival Cumberland Gap September 11. The Lady Panthers withstood a huge comeback attempt from CHS to win ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Opinion

How Can Life Insurance Help You?

You may not be aware of it, but September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. Of course, you probably recognize, at least in a general sense, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Walking on Water

If you’re around ponds or rivers much you will have no doubt noticed long legged bugs literally walking on water. These are water striders (also ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

2018 Claiborne County Fair sets records

The Claiborne County Fair Association began its 2018 fair Aug. 27 with senior night along with gospel and Bluegrass music. Up at the livestock barn, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: CHS vs UC football

The Claiborne Bulldogs traveled to Union County and faced a Union County team that has seemingly turned the corner and is staring at a bright ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

News

Sandefur to be nominated for president of Ky. Baptist Convention

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Pastor Nick Sandefur, a champion of the Cooperative Program who has an impressive record of leading churches to major growth, will ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Photo gallery: Panthers versus Bobcats

Oliver Springs Middle School came into Cumberland Gap and looked to get a victory from the Panthers. The Bobcats were on target with their offense ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

New event wows fans at fair

The Claiborne County Fair Association tried a new motor sports this year. The drag racing ATV’s and side by side were expected to put on ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Sunset on the 2018 Claiborne County Fair

The sun went down on the 2018 Claiborne County Fair, September 1. As the sun was setting, the tractors and trucks lined up to pull ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Claiborne County Fair Day 5

The tractor pull was the feature event of day five and the antique and modified tractors were on display for the large crowd gathered in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Opinion

Consider financial gifts for your grandchildren

National Grandparents Day is observed on Sept. 9. If you’re a grandparent, you may get some gifts or cards – or maybe even a phone ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Photo gallery: CC Fair demolition derby

Day four of the Claiborne County Fair featured the highly anticipated demolition derby. There were two classes this year plus the added bonus of the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.