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Stephanie Bailey: life, love, sports, faith, breast cancer

We all know that life can change in an instant. Stephanie Bailey discovered this but with her involvement ... Read more | Add your comment

Owens out as Claiborne finance director

Claiborne county is looking for a new finance director after Sam Owens was dismissed during the November meeting ... Read more | Add your comment

BOE director tackles the hard questions

The Claiborne School Board recently decided not to review nor extend the contract of Dr. Joseph Miller, director ... Read more | Add your comment

New site for Operation Christmas Child opens

This month, Midway Baptist Church will serve as a new drop-off location for the Samaritan’s Purse project, Operation ... Read more | Add your comment

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Merchants’ parade marks 45th year

What would the holidays be without the parade. This is the 45th year that the well-loved event has been meticulously planned, and it promises to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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Claiborne inmate escapes work detail

A Claiborne County Jail inmate escaped from a litter patrol truck at the County Landfill shortly before 11 a.m. on Nov. 1. However, his freedom ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

Photo gallery: 2018 Claiborne County middle school varsity tournament begins

The 2018 Claiborne County varsity tournament began December 11 at Cumberland Gap High School hosted by Clairfield. Both Powell Valley girls and boys along with ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Game photos from the JV championship night

The 2018 Claiborne County junior varsity basketball tournament ended, December 7. Here are some photos from the games, please enjoy and look for more sports ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: JV Championship Night

The 2018 Claiborne County JV basketball tournament champions were crowned, December 7 with H.Y. Livesay winning both the boys and girls championship games. Here are ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: 2018 Claiborne County JY tournament day3

The third day of the 2018 Claiborne County JV basketball tournament games filled in the brackets all the way to the championship and consolation games. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: JR varsity tournament day 2

December 4 was the second day of the 2018 Claiborne County middle school junior varsity basketball tournament. The SMMS girls advanced as well as Midway ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: 2018 Claiborne County JV tournament

The Claiborne County junior varsity basketball tournament began December 3 at Claiborne High School hosted by H.Y. Livesay. Three teams moved on in the tournament ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: SMMS hosts HY Livesay

S.M.M.S. hosted H.Y. Livesay, November 29 for two games of varsity basketball. The games were close and fans got to see two teams give their ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: SMMS vs HY junior varsity games

H.Y. Livesay and S.M.M.S. junior varsity teams battled November 29 and Livesay was able to take home wins in both girls and boys competition. Here ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Lady Panthers JV and Varsity versus Thomas Walker

Cumberland Gap opened a three game basketball series with both junior varsity and varsity girls games, November 27. The JV girls won 56-20 while the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Opinion

The gift of helping others

So often we think that we know someone based on the story we have created about them in our minds. We see their outward appearance ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

Photo gallery: SMMS splits wins with Northview

SMMS welcomed Northview into town, November 26 for two games of district varsity basketball and they split wins with the Lady Blue Devils falling 47-23 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

News

Couple to celebrate 60th anniversary

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Sports

Photo gallery: Springdale hosts Forge Ridge

Springdale hosted Forge Ridge, November 19 and both the boys and girls were able to win for the home crowd. The Lady Owls won 28-16 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Parade time!

The 2018 New Tazewell Merchants Association Christmas / Holiday Parade was held November 17. The weather was sunny and warm as the parade began at ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: CHS wins two against Gibbs

Claiborne High School opened its season up against Gibbs, November 15 and both the girls and boys were able to get wins. The Lady Bulldogs ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: SMMS splits varsity games with Jefferson, Goins drops in 36 points

SMMS varsity boys and girls battled Jefferson and the Lady Eagles went home with the win at 22-17 while the Blue Devils boys team won ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: SMMS JV boys versus Jefferson

The SMMS JV boys battled hard but came up just a little short against Jefferson JV Eagles, 25-19. Enjoy the photo gallery and look for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Elk in Powell Valley

Claiborne County has a new visitor this week. Residents have been seeing this bull elk (wapiti) grazing with the cattle in the Powell Valley area ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: H.Y. versus Midway varsity games

The Lady Eagles Varsity team defeated Midway 28-5 and the Eagles boys basketball team withstood a serious challenge from the Red Devils to escape with ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: H.Y. versus Midway Junior Varsity Games

H.Y. Livesay hosted Midway November 5 and both boys and girls junior varsity teams saw action. The Lady Eagles and Eagles both got big wins. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: CHS vs Alcoa

The Bulldogs played powerful Alcoa during the first round of the 2018 TSSAA playoffs, November 2. True to form, the Tornadoes came out and proved ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: NT Co-Ed Softball League Championship Night

October 30 was the championship night for the New Tazewell Co-Ed Softball League. The LMU Vet School team were able to win the third place ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Photo gallery: Panthers defeat Pioneers

The Cumberland Gap Panthers hosted Thomas Walker, November 27. This game was a very competitive one with the Panthers closing out the game in the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Panthers fall to Tigers

Senior night for the Panthers was tougher than expected as the Rockwood Tigers came in and shut down the Panthers offense. The final score was ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Panthers take down Bulldogs 14-7

The Cumberland Gap Panthers went to Claiborne High School October 19 and took home a 14-7 rivalry victory. It was a defensive game all the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: PVEC hosts First Responders Luncheon

Powell Valley Electric Cooperative hosted the First Responders Luncheon, October 18. The event was held to honor first responders county wide and to thank them ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

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.