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BOE recognizes school personnel for achievements

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Victim gives chase, captures suspect

A Cedar Fork resident spent a few harrowing moments giving chase to a suspect who allegedly stole his ... Read more | Add your comment

County sees a few election upsets

A significant chunk of Claiborne County voters seem to have been solid in their beliefs that a change ... Read more | Add your comment

Keck attends first ever Tennessee Farm Bureau County Presidents Leadership meeting

COLUMBIA, Tenn. – Recently, Claiborne County Farm Bureau President Larry Keck attended the first ever Tennessee Farm Bureau ... Read more | Add your comment

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FBI honors New Tazewell police Lt. Ruszkowski

A New Tazewell Police detective was recognized on Tuesday evening by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for his diligence in tracking information that led ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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Sexton grants plea agreements

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

by Jan Runions.

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Photo gallery: CHS versus Oneida

The Claiborne High School Bulldogs football team hosted Oneida, August 17. The Indians came in and got the running game on track and ran away ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: CGMS football versus Lafollette

Cumberland Gap Middle School hosted Lafollette, August 16 and they fell to the Owls 38-16. Big plays hurt the Panthers and the offense couldn’t get ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Opinion

Smile at everyone

I don’t always feel like smiling. If the truth is told, sometimes I would rather weep. One day I was shopping and the cashier said, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Questions about eternity

When the lottery jackpot hit a billion dollars, nearly everywhere I went people were talking, “If I had a billion dollars …” As far as ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Time to Put Excess Cash to Work?

You’ll always want to base your investment decisions on your own needs and goals. But there may be times when you might consider adjusting your ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Squirrel season opening soon

Aug. 25 - Feb. 28, 2018-19, are the fall dates set aside for the hunting of squirrel in Tennessee. There are three species of squirrel ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: 2018 Cumberland Gap football jamboree

Cumberland Gap held its 2018 football jamboree presented by Farm Bureau of Claiborne County, August 10. Four football teams competed in the 12 minute games. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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CHS Soccer Jamboree brings in 11 teams

The Claiborne High School Lady Bulldogs soccer team hosted their eighth annual soccer jamboree on Aug. 4. Eleven teams participated, and the first game featured ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Box Turtle Trivia

The way a turtle is put together is pretty much the reverse of ours. I mean look at it: we have soft body parts protecting ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Developing a healthy back-to-school sleep schedule

As summer winds down and school starts back up, one of the most important things for a child to do is develop a healthy sleep ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

How can you help your kids pay for college

It’s still summer, but we’re getting close to a new school year. One day, though, “back-to-school” will mean “off to college” for your children. Will ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Cumberland Gap boys soccer honored

The 2018 Cumberland Gap boys soccer team is the one that all other Claiborne County area high school teams will be judged by. Their undefeated ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Local drivers Travis Fultz, Wendell Williams get feature wins

Tazewell Speedway hosted the night of 20,000 nickels for kids sponsored by First Century Bank, Aug. 4. It was a great night of regular season ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Opinion

Our happy marriage

Our children are planning a surprise anniversary party for us. A reservation for a shelter at a nearby state park was made months ago, who ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Photo gallery: CHS Lady Bulldogs soccer jamboree

Claiborne High School Lady Bulldogs soccer team hosted their annual soccer jamboree, August 4. Eleven teams participated during the day long event where games began ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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LMU men’s basketball announces 2018-19 schedule

HARROGATE, Tenn. – The six-time defending South Atlantic Conference champion Lincoln Memorial University men’s basketball team has announced its schedule for the upcoming 2018-19 campaign, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Turning Wrenches, Chasing Dreams: Corbin Lester

Motor sports cover a wide range of vehicles including planes, boats and even tractors. Many don’t think that a pulling tractor fits in the category ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Cumberland Gap band is one to watch

Johnathan Elliott is changing the culture of band at Cumberland Gap High School and this is evident by a large number of students wanting to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Wildlife friendly fencerows

Some landowners will no doubt frown when I say that a grown-up fencerow is desirable, and I’ll admit I’ve done my share of cleaning them ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Local high school football teams preparing for 2018 season

Both Cumberland Gap and Claiborne high schools are currently practicing for the 2018 football season. They have to brave the heat and high humidity as ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Photo gallery: 2018 Cumberland Gap band sneak peek performance

The Pride of the Cumberland Gap Marching Band showed off its numbers and musical talent, July 27 at a sneak peek performance. Here are a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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Former UK running back to coach at Univ. of the Cumberlands

WILLIAMSBURG — His days of playing football may be over but he isn’t quite done with football just yet. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Through God we can overcome it all

Most of the time, we create our own struggles with our thoughts. The enemy loves to overwhelm us with the future. If we are constantly ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Turning Wrenches, Chasing Dreams: Joe Bray

Joe Bray (37) epitomizes the theme of the series. He is an up-and-coming driver that is working hard to learn the in-and-outs of dirt late ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: 2018 Bulldogs football camp

Claiborne football is currently on the field practicing for the 2018 season. The annual football camp began July 23 and will continue throughout the week ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Louisville picked to finish fifth in ACC Atlantic division

LOUISVILLE — The University of Louisville football team was picked to finish fifth in the Atlantic Coast Conference football preseason poll, the league announced on ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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LMU lands 6 on IWLCA Zag Sports Honor Roll

GRAND LAKE, Colo. — Six Lincoln Memorial University women’s lacrosse student-athletes have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by earning a spot on the IWLCA’s ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Area Happenings

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website each week for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.