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New Market Volunteer Fire Department’s First Annual Co-Ed Softball Tournament, July 18-19, 2014

JULY 18TH – 19TH AT THE NEW MARKET BALL PARK DOUBLE ELIMINATION TOURNAMET PRIZES: FIRST PLACE TEAM WILL RECEIVE A NEW BAT AND A TEAM PRIZE PACK & SECOND PLACE TEAM WILL RECEIVE A DOZEN BALLS HOME RUN DERBY (EACH TEAM ALLOWED 2 PLAYERS FOR FREE TO ENTER; $10 FEE FOR ANYONE ELSE) ALL PROCEEDS [...]

Corker Statement on Secretary Shenseki’s Resignation

Corker Statement on Secretary Shenseki’s Resignation

U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) released the following statement today regarding the resignation of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Eric Shinseki. “I appreciate Secretary Shinseki’s military and public service to our country, and while a change in leadership was necessary the problems run much deeper than one person,” said Corker. “The administration must work [...]

Three Committ to Tusculum Cross Country Program

Three Committ to Tusculum Cross Country Program

Three student-athletes from Daniel Boone High School have committed to attend Tusculum College and compete on the Pioneer cross country team announced TC head coach Cory Pratt. Joining the Pioneers this coming fall are Jacob Cutshall, Sierra Hanson and Caleb Cutshall.  The Trailblazer trio was coached by Len Jeffers.  On the boys’ side, the Trailblazers [...]

Dandridge Senior Center Spaghetti Dinner Fund Raiser, June 7, 2014

The Dandridge Senior Center will be serving a Spaghetti Dinner, Saturday, June7, from 5:00 – 7:00p.m.   The cost is $7.00 for adults, $3.50 for children 4-12 years old, and free for children 3 and under.    Advance tickets are available at the Center, or may be purchased from members of the Center.    Or they may be [...]

Cheyenne Upton Commits to Tusculum Women’s Soccer

Cheyenne Upton Commits to Tusculum Women’s Soccer

Cheyenne Upton will attend Tusculum College and play soccer for the Pioneers announced TC women’s coach Mike Joy. Upton, a native of Greeneville, Tenn., is a graduate of South Greene High School where she has numerous accolades during her prep career. She played her first two prep seasons on the South Greene boys team, before [...]

Tusculum Men’s Lacrosse Raises Funds, Awareness for Wounded Warrior Project

Tusculum Men’s Lacrosse Raises Funds, Awareness for Wounded Warrior Project

The Tusculum College men’s lacrosse team has raised over $700 for the Wounded Warrior Project®. The Pioneers conducted various fundraising activities held in conjunction with the team’s season finale contest against Alderson-Broaddus College on April 24. Tusculum won the game 25-7 to end its inaugural season with a 5-8 overall record. The Wounded Warrior Project® [...]

Governor Haslam Signs Landmark Local Government Pension Reform Bill into Law

Governor Haslam Signs Landmark Local Government Pension Reform Bill into Law

Governor Bill Haslam has signed into law a bill that is designed to assure Tennessee local government entities fully pay the annual payment to their public employee pension plans in order to protect the financial stability of local governments and to protect workers’ pensions. This groundbreaking legislation, the first of its kind in the nation, [...]

One Week Remaining to Register for First of Two C-N Swim Camps

The first of two Carson-Newman swim camps begins in a week in the Maddox pool.  Carson-Newman swim coach Paige McCord has the first swim technique camp set for June 5-7 and a second from June 26-28 from 12:30–4 p.m. each day. Campers will learn techniques for mastering the butterfly, breast and back strokes.  In addition, [...]

Field Turf Installation Complete at Burke-Tarr Stadium

Crews finished growing Burke-Tarr Stadium’s new turf in early May, now Carson-Newman football has a fresh cut lawn on which to play featuring Shaw Sports Turf’s Bolt fiber.  The new turf features the iconic Eagle head at midfield.  The new version features a blue outline that pops the logo off the field.  An orange band [...]

Downtown Jefferson City Arts and Crafts Marketplace, Saturdays 9-5

Every Saturday from 9am to 5pm, downtown Jefferson City is home to a group of talented artisans who are devoted to restoring activity in the area. These artists have all sorts of quality goods, including soaps, candles, baby boutiques, beautifully painted gourds, intricate wood carvings, freshly baked bread, and much, much more. Anyone interested in [...]

A Slide Children Need to Avoid this Summer

Summer vacation for Tennessee’s students is upon us! It’s a time when children can enjoy being outdoors, playing video games or doing any of the other fun things they like to do. It’s also a time when they often forget a significant portion of what they learned in school the year before. That’s right. Research [...]

Samuel Doak Chapter Awards ROTC Medal to JCHS Senior Kaitlyn Sands

Samuel Doak Chapter Awards ROTC Medal to JCHS Senior Kaitlyn Sands

Kaitlyn Sands, a senior student at Jefferson County High School, was presented the Daughters of the American Revolution Bronze ROTC Medal, certificate, and check by Samuel Doak Chapter NSDAR member Jane Coleman. The ceremony was held by Major (R) Russell Turner on Awards Night,  April 29, 2014, at JCHS in Dandridge, Tennessee. The Bronze ROTC Medal [...]

Fantasia is a 3-Year-Old Spayed Cat

Fantasia is a 3-Year-Old Spayed Cat

Fantasia has been awaiting a home since January. Fantasia is 3 yrs old and is already spayed. You can adopt Fantasia for $35. This includes a set of vaccines/worming, and rabies vaccine/wellness exam at a local participating vet.

Suki is a 1 1/2-Year-Old Spayed Female Pit Bull Mix

Suki is a 1 1/2-Year-Old Spayed Female Pit Bull Mix

Suki is a 1 1/2 yr old spayed female Pit Bull mix. She arrived at the shelter in December very pregnant. She has since raised her pups and they have all found their furever homes. Suki is patiently waiting for her home! Suki can be adopted for $75. This includes a set of shots/worming, microchip [...]

Jefferson County Democratic Party Holds Truman Day Dinner

Jefferson County Democratic Party Holds Truman Day Dinner

The Jefferson County Democratic Party held its annual Truman Day Dinner on Saturday, May 3, at Carson-Newman University’s Stokely Memorial Dining hall. Party Chair, Linda Lawson, welcomed all those in attendance and Dr. Michael Fink followed with a thoughtful and inspiring invocation. During dinner, guests enjoyed lovely dinner music provided by Ms. Belen Hernandez, violinist. [...]

Jefferson City Public Library Summer Reading Program Starting June 6, 2014

Jefferson City Public Library’s (1427 Russell Avenue, Jefferson City, TN 37760), Fizz, Boom Read Summer Reading Program 2014 will be on Friday’s at 2:00 starting June 6th. The program will run until July 25th . The theme this year is all about science and energy. Every age group invited. Parents, Grandparent, and children will be [...]