Archive for July, 2015

Connie’s kitchen: meatloaf

Connie’s kitchen: meatloaf

Connie’s kitchen July 27, 2015 at 9:29 pm 0 comments

By Connie Emmons Most people love meatloaf. I’m included in that group. I came across an interesting recipe that screamed “try me,” so I did.  My first try was a great hit and then I modified it a little more for easy preparation and a flavor profile more suited toRead More

Concert added to Rock The Smokies lineup due to popular demand

Concert added to Rock The Smokies lineup due to popular demand

Entertainment, Local News July 27, 2015 at 9:14 am 0 comments

By Wes Ramey Tickets for Dollywood’s newest summertime festival Rock the Smokies (Sept. 5, 2015) have been so popular, concert organizers have added another show time. Now there’s one more chance to see Third Day and For King & Country on stage at Dollywood. This one-day event provides the chanceRead More

Three additional defendants sentenced in A-PVP conspiracy

Three additional defendants sentenced in A-PVP conspiracy

Police Reports, State News July 27, 2015 at 8:59 am 0 comments

By Sharry Dedman-Beard Desera Jade Allen, 27, and David Michael Stallard, 20, both of Kingsport, Tenn. were sentenced by the Honorable R. Leon Jordan, U.S. District Court Judge to serve 151 months and 56 months in prison respectively for their roles in an extensive a-PVP (alpha-pyrrolidinopentiophenone) distribution conspiracy in theRead More

UT-VMC emergency room tails: saving Teenie

UT-VMC emergency room tails: saving Teenie

Tails from the ER July 24, 2015 at 3:54 am 0 comments

By Dr. Amanda Rainey We weren’t expecting any emergency cases that we were aware of when the overhead page suddenly erupted with a stat call to the reception area. Our ER students, trained to jump into action with such a beckoning, immediately sprinted for the front desk. They quickly returnedRead More

Southern style: anybody got a fan?

Southern style: anybody got a fan?

Southern Style July 24, 2015 at 3:42 am 0 comments

By Randall Franks The heat of the day this time of year sometimes brings me into the summer doldrums. I know there is so much that needs to be done outside, but I step outside and after a few minutes in the oven I begin to think, “Oh, that willRead More

From the Hart: the South doesn’t need to be lectured on race by Democrats

From the Hart: the South doesn’t need to be lectured on race by Democrats

From the Hart July 24, 2015 at 3:23 am 0 comments

By Ron Hart Taking down Confederate flags flown on government property is something we should have done awhile back. The key here is flags being flown on government property. It’s an easy call for us libertarians since we don’t believe government should even have property. The Democrats, the party ofRead More

Jonesborough Yarn Exchange adds additional show to lineup

Jonesborough Yarn Exchange adds additional show to lineup

Education, Entertainment, History, State News July 23, 2015 at 6:52 am 0 comments

JONESBOROUGH (press release)—Due to large crowds, Jonesborough Yarn Exchange, Jonesborough’s original storytelling radio show, will now be performed 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday evenings in the International Storytelling Center. The show recently won a Pinnacle Award from the Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association which recognizes tourism’s peak performers (individuals, groups,Read More

Major League Fishing TV series selects Cookeville for filming

Major League Fishing TV series selects Cookeville for filming

Sports, State News July 23, 2015 at 6:37 am 0 comments

COOKEVILLE (press release)—The Major League Fishing GEICO Select series recently began its second season of filming as 24 top anglers competed on lakes in the Cookeville region. The television series features 24 of the top anglers in the country and includes Bassmaster Classic champions, Toyota Angler of the Year winnersRead More

Missing: Alexis Tiara Murphy

Missing: Alexis Tiara Murphy

National News, News July 23, 2015 at 6:04 am 0 comments

Alexis Murphy was last seen at approximately 7:15 p.m. on August 3, 2013 in Lovingston, Virginia. Alexis was last seen wearing a pink blouse, floral print (full-length) spandex pants and brown boots carrying a dark and light-colored grey purse. She was traveling in a white 2003 Nissan Maxima GLE SERead More

Inaugural Eagle Kickoff on the River set for August 8

Inaugural Eagle Kickoff on the River set for August 8

Sports, State News July 23, 2015 at 5:35 am 0 comments

By Adam Cavalier Carson-Newman’s athletic department will play host to the inaugural Eagle Kickoff on the River August 8 at Calhoun’s on the River in Knoxville from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The event is Carson-Newman’s annual fall fundraising event. Tickets are 25 dollars and can be purchased either overRead More