Archive for January, 2016

Charles Brahney

Charles Brahney

Obituaries January 12, 2016 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

Obituary August 14, 1926 – January 7, 2016 Charles Brahney, age 89 of Gatlinburg, passed away Thursday January 7, 2016. At the age of 15 years old, Charles entered World War II with the 1st Division of the Marine Corp. He served in the Pacific and fought bravely among hisRead More

Elsie “Faye” Fay Smith Damon

Elsie “Faye” Fay Smith Damon

Obituaries January 12, 2016 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

Obituary May 3, 1926 – January 4, 2016 Elsie Fay Smith Damon, 89, of Morristown went to be with the Lord Sunday, January 3, 2016. She was born May 3, 1926 in Kodak. Faye proudly served our nation in the United States Navy. She retired from GTE Government Systems inRead More

Janet Petlitzer

Janet Petlitzer

Obituaries January 12, 2016 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Obituary July 23, 1956 – December 31, 2015 Janet Petlitzer, age 59, of Seymour, passed away Thursday, December 31, 2015. Janet worked for Silver Dollar City/Dollywood and had been employed by Smoky Mountain Properties prior to her death. She was preceded in death by her father, Raymond Willoughby, grandparents, HowardRead More

Prayer rally, political rally, or both : Decision America 2016 tour starts in Iowa.

Prayer rally, political rally, or both : Decision America 2016 tour starts in Iowa.

Capitols & Churches January 12, 2016 at 5:26 pm 0 comments

By Gary Flanagan Bold initiatives. One has to love them. If you do, then you must follow them and put yourself on the road to discovery. When Franklin Graham announced last year that he was going to every state capital to hold prayer rallies, my discovery senses came alive. His firstRead More

Sports view:Should you believe Peyton Manning

Sports view:Should you believe Peyton Manning

Sports, Sports View January 12, 2016 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

By Jordan Kobritz The end of 2015 brought another doping scandal in sports.  Raise your hand if you were surprised.  The bigger question should be, do you care, or is this just another ho-hum moment in the ever-evolving intersection of PEDs and sports? On Christmas weekend Al Jazeera America airedRead More

Butch Jones adds Larry Scott to coaching staff

Butch Jones adds Larry Scott to coaching staff

Sports, State News January 12, 2016 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

By Jason Yellin University of Tennessee head coach Butch Jones announced Larry Scott has agreed in principle to become the Volunteers tight ends coach. Scott joins the Vols after spending the last three seasons as the Miami Hurricanes tight ends coach. He concluded the 2015 season as the interim headRead More

Barnett Berry Kerbyson on ESPN All-SEC Bowl Team

Barnett Berry Kerbyson on ESPN All-SEC Bowl Team

Sports, State News January 12, 2016 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

By Jason Yellin Three Vols were named to ESPN’s All-SEC Bowl Team after Tennessee’s dominating 45-6 win over Northwestern in the Outback Bowl. Safety Evan Berry, defensive end Derek Barnett and offensive lineman Kyler Kerbyson were all recognized. Here’s what ESPN’s Greg Ostendorf said about the honored Vols:   DL —Read More

The good folks of Lennox Valley:Raymond’s Fireworks Steal the Show on July 4

The good folks of Lennox Valley:Raymond’s Fireworks Steal the Show on July 4

The Good Folks of Lennox Valley January 12, 2016 at 4:46 pm 0 comments

By Kevin Slimp Raymond Cooper had been priming the pump all week on his daily radio show, “Renderings With Raymond,” as he prepared to carry out his evil scheme on the morning of Sunday, July 4. Talk had been rampant on the show since Monday concerning three topics:    –Read More

Southern Style:Darkness is overcome by the Light

Southern Style:Darkness is overcome by the Light

Southern Style January 12, 2016 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

By Randall Franks Inside the depths sometimes there emerges evil from the darkness. This is often the image seen as we sit watching a film or TV show as we sit on the edge of our seats, sometimes even screaming at the character – don’t go in there! But inevitably,Read More

UT-VMC emergency room tails:Popcorn

UT-VMC emergency room tails:Popcorn

Tails from the ER January 12, 2016 at 4:32 pm 0 comments

By Dr. Amanda Rainey One Monday evening not too long ago we received a call that a gentleman was bringing in his Cockatoo, which had been attacked by two dogs.  It still amazes me how much damage animals can do to each other, and dog attacks are some of theRead More