Marisa Anders

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It's pink out time in Tennessee!
This fall 37 high schools across Tennessee are trading their traditional school colors for the pink jerseys of the fight against breast cancer. One of those schools is Claiborne High School.
The Bulldogs are hosting Pink Out Night this Friday at 7:30 at Claiborne High when they host Chuckey-Doak. Pink Out Night is

Claiborne High School to host Pink Out Football Game

It's pink out time in Tennessee! This fall 37 high schools across Tennessee are trading their traditional school colors for the pink jerseys of the fight against breast cancer. One of those schools is Claiborne High School. The Bulldogs are hosting Pink Out Night this Friday at 7:30 at Claiborne High when they host Chuckey-Doak. Pink Out Night is

Workshops being offered by Extension Service

The UT/Claiborne County Extension Service is offering two workshops this month. They will offer a “Mini Hearth” Basket Workshop on Oct. 21 at the Tazewell Senior Center from 4 p.m. until everyone is finished. Anyone who wishes to learn the art of basket-weaving may register for this class. “Participants will be learning the her

A local golfer hit a lucky shot during the recent Claiborne Medical Center Golf Tournament.
Denny Peters, playing on a team dubbed “The Leftovers” with his friends, made a rare hole-in-one on hole 15, a par 3, at Woodlake Golf Club.
Unfortunately, that hole did not have a prize on it as many par 3 holes do during tournaments.
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Rare hole-in-one made during tournament

A local golfer hit a lucky shot during the recent Claiborne Medical Center Golf Tournament. Denny Peters, playing on a team dubbed “The Leftovers” with his friends, made a rare hole-in-one on hole 15, a par 3, at Woodlake Golf Club. Unfortunately, that hole did not have a prize on it as many par 3 holes do during tournaments. “

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) will celebrate Homecoming this week through Oct. 12. The annual event will have a “#LMUHomecoming” theme, which emphasizes the emergence of social media and the role it plays in keeping students, alumni and faculty connected to each other and LMU.
The Homecoming events have already started taking place

LMU to welcome alumni back for reunions, athletic events, more

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) will celebrate Homecoming this week through Oct. 12. The annual event will have a “#LMUHomecoming” theme, which emphasizes the emergence of social media and the role it plays in keeping students, alumni and faculty connected to each other and LMU. The Homecoming events have already started taking place

Traffic checkpoint at tunnel nets drug arrest

A traffic checkpoint near the Cumberland Gap Tunnel resulted in the arrest of a Tennessee man Sunday. The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 10 Criminal Interdiction Team was conducting a traffic safety checkpoint on US Hwy. 25E near the tunnel in Middlesboro. According to a KSP report, Michael Lyons Jr., 19, of Johnson City, entered the checkpoint

Human remains were discovered Wednesday night on the Tennessee and Kentucky border, according to the Claiborne County Sheriff's Department.
According to officials, ginseng hunters found remains of a human body late Wednesday near Fern Lake and took them to law enforcement officials in Kentucky.
Investigators went to the scene to see which agency

Human remains found at state border

Human remains were discovered Wednesday night on the Tennessee and Kentucky border, according to the Claiborne County Sheriff's Department. According to officials, ginseng hunters found remains of a human body late Wednesday near Fern Lake and took them to law enforcement officials in Kentucky. Investigators went to the scene to see which agency

Human remains were found overnight on the Tennessee and Kentucky border, according to law enforcement officials.
According to officials, ginseng hunters found remains of a human body late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning.
Investigators went to the scene to see which agency had jurisdiction and it was determined that the remains were foun

Human remains found at state border

Human remains were found overnight on the Tennessee and Kentucky border, according to law enforcement officials. According to officials, ginseng hunters found remains of a human body late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning. Investigators went to the scene to see which agency had jurisdiction and it was determined that the remains were foun

A Claiborne County native has been recognized for his work in fire and emergency services during a retirement ceremony in Richmond, Virginia.
Clyde “C.J.” Hipshire Jr., fire chief, is the manager and supervisor of DLA Installation Support at Richmond's Fire and Emergency Services and is responsible for managing the fire prevention and

Hipshire recognized for fire, emergency services work

A Claiborne County native has been recognized for his work in fire and emergency services during a retirement ceremony in Richmond, Virginia. Clyde “C.J.” Hipshire Jr., fire chief, is the manager and supervisor of DLA Installation Support at Richmond's Fire and Emergency Services and is responsible for managing the fire prevention and

CHS opening clothes closet

Claiborne High School (CHS) will soon be opening 'My Closet', a clothes closet to assist families in providing for the needs of their children and students. The target date for the opening is Nov. 5. My Closet will include new and gently-used clothing, shoes, belts, underwear, socks and T-shirts — all in various sizes. Clothing will only b

Claiborne High School (CHS) recently crowned a new queen for the first time since the opening of the new high school.
The Miss CHS pageant was held earlier this month at the school. Three participants entered.
“All three were outstanding contestants and were very qualified to represent their school,” said pageant coordinator Angie Run

Ferguson crowned Miss CHS

Claiborne High School (CHS) recently crowned a new queen for the first time since the opening of the new high school. The Miss CHS pageant was held earlier this month at the school. Three participants entered. “All three were outstanding contestants and were very qualified to represent their school,” said pageant coordinator Angie Run

During the first meeting of the new Claiborne County Board of Education, a new chairman and vice-chairman were elected.
The Aug. 7 election put three new members in office: Micheal Jo Gray, Neta Munsey and Linda Fultz. All three were present for their first meeting, held at Powell Valley Elementary School.
Shannon England was elected chairman and

School board welcomes 3 new members

During the first meeting of the new Claiborne County Board of Education, a new chairman and vice-chairman were elected. The Aug. 7 election put three new members in office: Micheal Jo Gray, Neta Munsey and Linda Fultz. All three were present for their first meeting, held at Powell Valley Elementary School. Shannon England was elected chairman and





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