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Bridge dedicated in honor of fallen vet

The family and friends of the late Charles Leonard will now have a tangible way to celebrate the ... Read more | Add your comment

Congressman Burchett holds town hall

Congressman Tim Burchett held a Town Hall meeting on Nov. 4 at the Claiborne County Courthouse. Read more | Add your comment

VFW visits county veterans

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Springdale holds Veterans Day program

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Original wheel tax resolution uncovered

The Claiborne Progress is in possession of Resolution 2015-088, the document that effectively adopted the $25 Road Department wheel tax. Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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Annual blood drive competition underway

It’s time for the 36th Annual Orange and Blue Blood Drive Competition between MEDIC Regional Blood Center (Orange) and Kentucky Blood Center (Blue). The event ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Sports

Second Annual Christmas at the Courthouse

Residents of Claiborne County were treated to the Second Annual Christmas at the Courthouse lighting ceremony. During the November 15 celebration, Mayor Joe Brooks welcomed ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

2019 Claiborne Bulldogs football players earn post season awards

The Claiborne High School Bulldogs football team had several team members recognized for their play throughout the season. The district and regional awards were just ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Inside look at Cumberland Gap basketball practices

The Cumberland Gap High School basketball teams are on the court preparing for the upcoming season. The Panthers have a new head coach, Cory Cheek ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

News

Photo gallery: Second Annual Christmas at the Courthouse

The Second Annual Christmas at the Courthouse was held November 15. The event was amazing and the decorations were beautiful. Here are a few photos ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

News

Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Project begins Monday

The Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Project begins Monday, with local churches working along with others throughout the nation and Samaritan’s Purse to fill donation boxes ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

Brennan Murphy to play baseball at LMU

Brennan Murphy is a 6’-7”, 180 pound award winning right-handed pitcher at Cumberland Gap High School and he just achieved a life long dream by ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Brennan Murphy signs with LMU baseball

Brennan Murphy, son of Jeff and Shelia Murphy, signed to play baseball at the collegiate level with Division II Lincoln Memorial University. He signed with ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Railsplitters pull away from USC Aiken late in 83-72 win; McCauley scores career-high 36

HARROGATE, Tenn. — Despite trailing by five with just over 11 minutes remaining, the Lincoln Memorial University men’s basketball team earned a hard-fought 83-72 win ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Church Events

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

by Jan Runions.

News

Area Happenings

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by Jan Runions.

Sports

Guarantano’s 2 TD passes rally Tennessee past Kentucky 17-13

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Jarrett Guarantano has endured his share of setbacks, which has helped him appreciate the comeback that has Tennessee on the brink ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Sports

CHS wide receivers enjoy a successful season

Claiborne High School football had a trying season during 2019. The Bulldogs won three games, but it didn’t stop two of the Bulldogs from having ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

News

Dove Song Ministries coming to Living Hope Church

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by Staff Reports.

Sports

Panthers defeated by Hampton in first round of playoffs

Cumberland Gap traveled to Hampton to do battle with the Bulldogs during the cold opening round of the playoffs, Nov. 8. Hampton came into the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Springdale sweeps Indians

Springdale played host to Powell Valley for two games of basketball recently. The Lady Owls started putting points on the board at a fast pace ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: Springdale hosts Powell Valley

Springdale hosted the Powell Valley November 7. There were two games on the schedule and the Lady Owls withstood a late charge from the Lady ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Lady Bulldogs and Bulldogs basketball: An inside glance

The Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs are both in the gymnasium preparing for the 2019 basketball season. Here’s a look inside the practices, please enjoy the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

News

Fire fighter training continues

Area fire departments gathered together, November 4, for yet more training. This training event was hosted by North Tazewell. Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Hot-shooting Railsplitters rout Davenport by, 98-48

SAINT JOSEPH, Mo. — After suffering a 10-point overtime loss the day before, the Lincoln Memorial University men’s basketball team bounced back in a big ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Congressman Tim Burchett visits Claiborne County

United States Congressman Tim Burchett held a Town Hall meeting, November 4, at the Claiborne County Courthouse and discussed issues ranging from prescription drugs to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Panthers bitten by Tigers

Cumberland Gap High School loaded its Panthers and traveled to Rockwood for their final regular season football game of 2019. Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Claiborne seniors help shutout Huskies 37-0

The 2019 football season came to an end for the Claiborne Bulldogs Nov. 1 with a battle on the gridiron with North Greene. Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Photo gallery: CHS versus North Greene

The Claiborne Bulldogs shutout the North Greene Huskies, November 1, by the final score of 37-0. The Bulldogs defense played well as did the offense. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Allen Earl.

Sports

Railsplitters ranked sixth in NABC Division II Preseason Poll

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by Staff Reports.

Sports

Nationals top Astros in Game 7 to win 1st World Series title

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by Staff Reports.

Sports

Jasher Cox named LMU’s director of athletics

HARROGATE, Tenn. — Jasher Cox has been named Lincoln Memorial University’s new director of athletics, appointed by LMU President Dr. Clayton Hess, Vice President and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Church Events

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

by Jan Runions.

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A spooky Halloween tale: The Deathwatch Beetle

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by Staff Reports.