Archive for January, 2015

UT-VMC emergency room tails: the cat had the right name

UT-VMC emergency room tails: the cat had the right name

Tails from the ER January 30, 2015 at 6:06 pm 0 comments

By Dr. Amanda  Rainey We had all heard about the fire before any calls concerning animals started coming in. When the overnight ICU technician arrived shortly before midnight, he relayed what he had seen on the news and everyone began searching for the story on the Internet. Apparently a localRead More

Farmer, Carr officially sworn in; appointed Chairmen of House committees

Politics January 30, 2015 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

By Cade Cothren The House of Representatives officially gaveled into session this week, marking the beginning of the 109th General Assembly in Tennessee. As part of the opening day ceremonies, State Representative Andrew Farmer (R–Sevierville) and State Representative Dale Carr (R–Sevierville)  took the oath of office and were officially swornRead More

Collegiate football clinic to be held in Pigeon Forge

Collegiate football clinic to be held in Pigeon Forge

Local News, Sports January 30, 2015 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

By Adam Cavalier Carson-Newman head football coach Ken Sparks announced Friday morning that University of Tennessee head coach Butch Jones and University of Cincinnati coach Tommy Tuberville will headline Carson-Newman Football’s annual Championship Coaching Clinic March 6-8 at the Music Road Hotel in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Other speakers include IndianapolisRead More

Discover Tennessee trails and byways

Discover Tennessee trails and byways

Technology January 30, 2015 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

Android apps have launched By Amanda Stravinsky Sign in to Google Play today or visit TnVacation.com/Travel-Apps and download all 16 Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways and the Civil War 150 free, interactive Android apps. The project was a collaborative effort between app developer Designsensory, the Tennessee Department of Tourist DevelopmentRead More

Dear Editor

Dear Editor

News January 30, 2015 at 11:49 am 0 comments

Dear Editor: My name is Jamie Holland. I am from Our Savior Lutheran Church in Gatlinburg. Like many others here in Sevier County, my husband Dan and I are passionate about giving back to our community and making a positive impact in the lives of others. As hard as itRead More

Pets for adoption

Pets for adoption

Local News January 30, 2015 at 11:35 am 0 comments

Spike is an 8 year old Jack Russell Terrier Mix waiting for a good home and Apollo is a Tuxedo Cat also hoping to be adopted soon. Adoption fee for Spike is $100 and $50 for Apollo. Fees cover their first set of vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchip. The Gnatty Branch AnimalRead More

UT Ranked No. 13 in NFCA preseason top 25

UT Ranked No. 13 in NFCA preseason top 25

Sports January 30, 2015 at 11:26 am 0 comments

By Stephen Lee The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) released the 2015 USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 Preseason Poll on Tuesday with Tennessee ranked at No. 13. Tennessee has been ranked in each of the last 11 USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 Preseason Polls. UT has been rankedRead More

Associate Director of Sports Medicine lauded with TATS “Backbone” Award

Associate Director of Sports Medicine lauded with TATS “Backbone” Award

National News January 30, 2015 at 10:36 am 0 comments

By Adam Cavalier Carson-Newman Associate Director of Sports Medicine Becky Cate has been honored with the Tennessee Athletic Trainers’ Society Backbone Award at the organization’s annual meeting and symposium Sunday. The Backbone Award is given to that person whose commitment and enthusiasm exemplifies the unselfish loyalty to their respective programs,Read More

Wilderness Wildlife Week in full swing

Wilderness Wildlife Week in full swing

Local News January 29, 2015 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

   By Jim Callicott Ken Jenkins had no idea that a vision he held would become a major event when he met with Leon Downey, director of the Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism, over 25 years ago. An idea he felt would be a natural partner with the newly createdRead More

Tennessee Softball Meet and Greet is January 31

Tennessee Softball Meet and Greet is January 31

Sports January 29, 2015 at 10:05 pm 0 comments

By Stephen Lee The Tennessee softball team will host its fifth annual Meet and Greet on Saturday, Jan. 31 at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium. The Meet and Greet will run from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. with players giving tours of the complex, a kid’s carnival, open batting cages andRead More