Archive for May, 2015

Lockett Siebert lock down first team All-America honors

Lockett Siebert lock down first team All-America honors

Local Sports, Sports May 26, 2015 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

By Adam Cavalier Carson-Newman outfielder Bre Lockett (Fontana, Calif.) and utility infielder Elayna Siebert have both earned first team All-America honors from Daktronics, the organization announced Wednesday evening. Siebert and Lockett become the first pair of players to make an All-America first team since Zoe Heim and Jessie Howard pulledRead More

Sports View: Isiah Thomas returns

Sports View: Isiah Thomas returns

Sports, Sports View May 26, 2015 at 4:35 pm 0 comments

By Jordan Kobritz Two leagues, two modes of operation. League A has imposed a four game ban – one-quarter of the season – on one of its premier players, a league icon and future Hall of Famer who has made more money for the league than virtually any other playerRead More

Michael Sam signs with CFL’s Montreal Alouettes

Michael Sam signs with CFL’s Montreal Alouettes

National Sports, Sports May 26, 2015 at 4:15 pm 0 comments

MONTREAL (press release)—Michael Sam signed a two-year contract Friday with the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes. Sam has been a free agent since he was released by the Cowboys practice squad in October. The Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League signed defensive end Michael Sam to a contract, theRead More

Tennessee punches seventh ticket to Women’s College World Series

Tennessee punches seventh ticket to Women’s College World Series

Local Sports, Sports May 26, 2015 at 3:57 pm 0 comments

By Stephen K. Lee No. 8 Tennessee punched its ticket to the 2015 Women’s College World Series with a 2-1 victory over No. 9 Florida State on Friday in Game 3 of the Knoxville Super Regional. Tennessee will make its seventh appearance in the Women’s College World Series after previouslyRead More

Southern style: sharing memories with the Oak Ridge Boys

Southern style: sharing memories with the Oak Ridge Boys

Entertainment, Southern Style May 26, 2015 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

By Randall Franks Country Music Hall of Fame members the Oak Ridge Boys have entertained fans around the world for more than 40 years, including numerous U.S. presidents. They have earned every award in the industry. From their roots in southern gospel to their chart-topping career in country music, theRead More

From the Hart: Stephanopoulos steps in it

From the Hart: Stephanopoulos steps in it

From the Hart, Humor May 26, 2015 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

By Ron Hart “Journalist” George Stephanopoulos, the baby-faced chief anchor of ABC “News,” misled the public about his ties to the Clintons. His failure to disclose his recent donation of $75,000 to the Clinton Crime Foundation brings into further question the credibility of what is considered news in the mainstreamRead More

UT-VMC emergency room tails: the Peanut Poodle

UT-VMC emergency room tails: the Peanut Poodle

Tails from the ER May 26, 2015 at 2:51 pm 0 comments

By Dr. Amanda Rainey We usually expect holidays to be interesting at the UT-VMC ER Service and this past New Year’s Day was no exception. It had been a busy morning when I arrived for my evening shift. There was a patient waiting to be seen as soon as IRead More

NBC sets “Coat of Many Colors” movie from Dolly Parton

NBC sets “Coat of Many Colors” movie from Dolly Parton

Entertainment, Local News May 26, 2015 at 2:41 pm 0 comments

By Kirt Webster It’s official! During the NBC Upfronts in New York City recently, where Dolly Parton made a surprise appearance, word came that NBC has green-lit the first original movie under its development deal with the music Icon, actress and songwriter. “Coat of Many Colors,” named after Parton’s song,Read More

Ole Smoky Moonshine introduces three new summer flavors

Ole Smoky Moonshine introduces three new summer flavors

Local News May 26, 2015 at 2:25 pm 0 comments

By Estela Weinmann    Just in time for summer: Pina Colada, Margarita and Summer Citrus are available for a limited time only at The Holler and The Barn. Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine®, Tennessee’s first legal moonshine distillery, is ready for summertime and starting today, three delicious and refreshing flavors willRead More

Pets for Adoption

Pets for Adoption

Local News May 26, 2015 at 2:01 pm 0 comments

Paco is a 7 month old Chihuahua waiting for a good home and Miss Kitty is a 1 year old Torti also hoping to be adopted soon. Adoption fee for Paco is $100 and $50 for Miss Kitty.  Fees cover their first set of vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchip. The GnattyRead More