Archive for November, 2015

Teresa Kimberly Shular McGill

Teresa Kimberly Shular McGill

Obituaries November 24, 2015 at 7:15 pm 0 comments

Obituary February 22, 1972 – November 14, 2015 Teresa Kimberly Shular McGill, age 43, of Sevierville passed away Saturday, November 14, 2015. She was preceded in death by her sister, Angelina Robin Shular; grandfather, Rev. Ray Shular; uncles, W.C. Shular, Tommy Shular; mother and father-in-law, Pete and Bobbie McGill. SurvivorsRead More

Angela Gail Jones

Angela Gail Jones

Obituaries November 24, 2015 at 7:12 pm 0 comments

Obituary November 29, 1966 – November 14, 2015 Angela Gail Jones, age 48, of Knoxville passed away Saturday, November 14, 2015. She worked for the University of Tennessee. Angela’s daughter, Jaylah meant the world to her. She cared for her own mother, Flora Mae, with devotion and patience. Her laughterRead More

Clarita Francis Riedel

Clarita Francis Riedel

Obituaries November 24, 2015 at 7:08 pm 0 comments

Obituary January 1, 1933 – November 14, 2015 Clarita Francis Riedel passed away Saturday November 14, 2015 at 7:28 AM Eastern Time. She went quietly, surrounded by family after a brief illness. Born to Richard and Hazel Henderson on Sunday January 1st 1933 in Zwolle Louisiana, Clarita is survived byRead More

Ray Edward Loveday, Sr.

Ray Edward Loveday, Sr.

Obituaries November 24, 2015 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

Obituary July 16, 1954 – November 12, 2015 Ray Edward Loveday, Sr., age 61, of South Knoxville, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2015. He was the co-owner and operator of Valentine & Loveday Contractors. Ray was preceded in death by his Parents, Robert and Marjorie Loveday, grandchild, Cayden James Loveday,Read More

Sandy D. Herron

Sandy D. Herron

Obituaries November 24, 2015 at 6:56 pm 0 comments

Obituary November 13, 1973 – November 9, 2015 Sandy Diane Herron, age 42 of Pigeon Forge passed away Monday November 9, 2015. She was preceded in death by her mother, Diane Carroll, and brother, Randy Rolen. Survivors: Children: Casandra Burris, Jimi Ray Franklin Burris, Carolann Burris, and Catelynn Burris; Grandchildren:Read More

Bristol Motor Speedway announces key dates for 2016

Bristol Motor Speedway announces key dates for 2016

Entertainment, Sports, State News November 24, 2015 at 6:49 pm 0 comments

Tennessee VS Virginia Tech highlights events BRISTOL (press release)—Hot on the heels of announcing the April 2016 debut of Colossus, the world’s largest outdoor, center-hung video display, Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) is presenting more upcoming dates for sports fans to engrave on their calendars. “We have a lot of energyRead More

Sports view: Sports overthrows its creator

Sports view: Sports overthrows its creator

Sports View November 24, 2015 at 6:40 pm 0 comments

By Jordan Kobritz Most of us are familiar with the economic impact of collegiate athletics.  After the recent incidents at the University of Missouri, we also know the political ramifications athletic teams can have. University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe along with R. Bowen Loftin, the chancellor of theRead More

Sevier County received dividends from risk management pool

Sevier County received dividends from risk management pool

Local News November 24, 2015 at 6:35 pm 0 comments

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (press release)—Tennessee’s leader in providing insurance and risk management services for municipalities and public entities has distributed close to $100 million in dividends to its members since the inception of its Annual Dividend Program. The Tennessee Municipal League Risk Management Pool, more commonly known as The Pool, recentlyRead More

National Park records another increase in October visitation

National Park records another increase in October visitation

Local News November 24, 2015 at 6:32 pm 0 comments

GSMNP (press release)—Great Smoky Mountains National Park welcomed 1,370,640 visitors in October 2015, exceeding 2014’s mark of 1,303,640.  This year’s visitation makes 2015 the second highest October visitation in the park’s history.  Only October 1987 saw more visitors.  October is traditionally the second busiest month of the year for theRead More

Now there was a song: Gene Watson

Now there was a song: Gene Watson

Entertainment, Now there was a song November 24, 2015 at 6:23 pm 0 comments

By Doug Davis This week in 1980: three Federal agencies agreed to pay $2.1 billion for bankrupt Penn Central Railroad; 80 people died in a fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas; in Italy 3,000 people were killed in Europe’s biggest earthquake since 1915; and a singer fromRead More