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Tusculum Volleyball Falls to King in Pioneer Classic

Tusculum Volleyball Falls to King in Pioneer Classic

The Tusculum College volleyball team was defeated 3-0 by King University in its second game of the day at the Hampton Inn Pioneer Classic on Friday night in Greeneville. The Tornado (5-3) won by the scores of 25-22, 28-26, and 25-17. Tusculum (0-6) was out-hit by King .283 to .117 and was plagued by 24 [...]

Clarence Brown Theatre Adds More Dates to Hank Williams Performance Run!

Clarence Brown Theatre Adds More Dates to Hank Williams Performance Run!

Due to popular demand, the Clarence Brown Theatre has added a Tuesday, September 16 and a Tuesday, September 23 performance to the run of “Hank Williams: Lost Highway.”  The shows will begin at 7:30 pm in the CBT’s Carousel Theatre on the University of Tennessee campus.   Several performances in the September 4-28 schedule have sold [...]

Free Admission a Museum of East Tennessee History for National Museum Day, Sept. 27, 2014

The Museum of East Tennessee History offers free admission on Saturday, September 27, 2014, in celebration of Smithsonian magazine’s tenth annual Museum Day Live!   The event represents the commitment of the Smithsonian and other museums to make learning and the spread of knowledge accessible to everyone, giving museums across all 50 states the opportunity to [...]

Treasurer Lillard Celebrates National College Savings Month by Announcing Scholarship Giveaways

Treasurer Lillard Celebrates National College Savings Month by Announcing Scholarship Giveaways

A Tennessee program that allows people to set aside money for children’s college expenses was recently ranked among the nation’s best performing by a national advocacy group. Now, two lucky Tennessee families will join the program with account balances started by the state. At an event at Stewarts Creek Middle School in Smyrna on Friday, [...]

Eagles Look to Cut Down on Miscues with Road Trip to Wolverine State

Eagles Look to Cut Down on Miscues with Road Trip to Wolverine State

No. 13 Carson-Newman (1-0) coughed up six fumbles and lost four in a 38-24 victory over the Edinboro Fighting Scots in C-N’s opening contest.  The Eagles will try to trim that figure down dramatically as they attempt to hand host Wayne State (0-1) the Warriors eighth consecutive loss.  “We’ll have to be on the attack [...]

Women’s Soccer Plays No. 15 Tampa to a Scoreless Draw

Women’s Soccer Plays No. 15 Tampa to a Scoreless Draw

The Tusculum College women’s soccer team played 15 th -ranked Tampa to a scoreless draw in the opening match of the 2014 Saints Shootout, hosted on the campus of Flagler College. Tusculum keeper Marissa Williams posted six saves while recording her first shutout of the season and 26 th of her collegiate career, which is [...]

Solar Flare on Direct Path to Earth

Solar Flare on Direct Path to Earth

According to NASA an intense solar flare peaked today around 1:48 EDT and images were captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. Solar flares are common explosions on the Sun’s surface that emit powerful radiation. This particular flare is different in its high intensity and its direct path toward planet Earth. The harmful radiation fortunately cannot [...]

Tusculum Listed in NCAA Football Statistics

Tusculum Listed in NCAA Football Statistics

The Tusculum College football team leads the nation in several statistical categories, including total defense and rushing defense according to this year’s first installment of the NCAA Division II statistics. Tusculum (1-0) leads Division II in scoring defense (0.0 ppg), total defense (-100.0 ypg), rushing defense (-124.0 ypg), third down defense (0%), fourth down defense [...]

JCHS Cosmotology Students Place Top Three in Skills USA Competition

JCHS Cosmotology Students Place Top Three in Skills USA Competition

On September 4, 2014, the senior cosmetology class at Jefferson County High School participated in a classroom competition using skills mastered throughout the cosmetology program of study to create various hairstyles. Local hairstylists judged, critiqued, and selected mannequins to represent the three cosmetology categories that take place during the Skills USA competition at the Tennessee [...]

Carson-Newman “Great School at Great Price,” “Up-and-Comer”

Carson-Newman “Great School at Great Price,” “Up-and-Comer”

Carson-Newman University has been called both a “great school at a great price” and a “up-and-comer” by U.S. News & World Report in its 2015 Best Colleges rankings released Tuesday. The University was also named No.14 among 98 schools featured in the South’s Best Regional Colleges category. “Carson-Newman is always honored when national publications notice [...]

Eagles Finish First Round of SMI in Second Place

Eagles Finish First Round of SMI in Second Place

Led by senior Danielle Baiunco (Melbourne, Fla.), the Carson-Newman women’s golf team posted the second-lowest score during the first round of the Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate Saturday at the Sevierville Golf Club. Four Eagles finished in the top-20 after the first round and the team’s score of 308 places Carson-Newman three shots behind Lee University heading [...]

UT Vs UF Blood Drive Competition

The week of September 15 – 19 is the 9th Annual U.T. vs U.F. blood drive competition where fans of the University of Tennessee take on fans of the University of Florida.  Medic Regional Blood Center encourages all eligible donors and Vol fans to roll up their sleeve and give for the home team!  “This [...]

More than 500 to Attend UT Turf and Ornamental Field Day, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

More than 500 to Attend UT Turf and Ornamental Field Day, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

WHAT: UT Turf and Ornamental Field Day WHERE: UT East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, Plant Sciences Unit 3215 Alcoa Highway Knoxville, TN  37996   WHO WILL ATTEND: Some 500 managers of lawns, athletic fields, golf courses and other landscaped areas  EVENT DESCRIPTION: The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will host a Turf and [...]

It’s a Dog’s World

It’s a Dog’s World

Talk about trends, man has always loved man’s best friend, our precious puppies. Facebook is a great place to find the most amusing and amazing videos of dogs sharing the joy of their playful nature, the funny antics, devotion, and bravery of every type of breed. I have laughed until my sides hurt and cried [...]

Bunny Foo Foo

Bunny Foo Foo

Time for a little fun! “Little Bunny Foo Foo” is a repetitive song with an upbeat melody that children love. The origin is unknown, but it is a popular children’s folklore that tells of a bunny harassing a field of mice. The bunny is scolded three times by a fairy, and later punished for its [...]

Red Beans and Rice

Red Beans and Rice

Monday in Louisiana is traditional red beans and rice day. It is said that before the invention of electric washing machines, the people of Louisiana would put on a large pot of beans on Monday and spend the day doing their laundry. If they had a leftover ham hock from their Sunday dinner, they would [...]