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Now there was a song: Jerry Lee Lewis

Now there was a song: Jerry Lee Lewis

Entertainment, Now there was a song December 11, 2015 at 2:21 am 0 comments

By Doug Davis This week in 1977: angry farmers rolled into Washington D.C. aboard trucks and tractors to protest economic conditions pushing growers to near bankruptcy; the U.S. State Department proposed emergency admission of 10,000 more Vietnamese refugees fleeing their nation in small boats; London based Amnesty International was awardedRead More

Comedy Barn Theater sponsors student tickets to Sevier County state finals game

Comedy Barn Theater sponsors student tickets to Sevier County state finals game

Entertainment, Local News, Local Sports December 4, 2015 at 2:45 am 0 comments

By Michael Williams The Comedy Barn Theater in Pigeon Forge, is sponsoring Sevier County High School Students to the 5A TSSAA state finals football game Friday night, Dec. 4, against Independence High School of Thompson’s Station, Tenn.  The finals will be played at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tenn., forRead More

Crystal Gayle honored with some Wabash recognitions

Crystal Gayle honored with some Wabash recognitions

Entertainment December 1, 2015 at 6:41 pm 0 comments

By Randall Franks Throughout my career in music, one of my favorite singers is Crystal Gayle. Crystal’s legacy continues to have a lasting impact in her childhood hometown with the unveiling of a theater named in her honor and an exhibit profiling her iconic career. The Wabash County Historical MuseumRead More

Now there was a song: Billy “Crash” Craddock

Now there was a song: Billy “Crash” Craddock

Entertainment, Now there was a song December 1, 2015 at 6:36 pm 0 comments

By Doug Davis This week in 1975: The United States filed an antitrust suit to break up AT&T; Washington investigators report that Watergate tapes revealed President Nixon asking aides to help protect him; New York City Mayor Beame revealed plan to freeze hiring and cutting over 1500 city jobs toRead More

Biblical Times keeps Christ in Christmas

Biblical Times keeps Christ in Christmas

Entertainment, Local News November 24, 2015 at 9:01 pm 0 comments

By Rachelle Burkett-Rodarte Some of the shows in our area may have forgotten the reason for the season, but not Biblical Times Dinner Theater. While other shows are fun and entertaining, Biblical Times includes both the inspirational Nativity story and entertaining popular Christmas music. The first half of the showRead More

“Tomb Raider” film reboot in the works, once again

“Tomb Raider” film reboot in the works, once again

Checking the Gate, Entertainment November 24, 2015 at 8:51 pm 0 comments

By Craig Martin After more than five years in development, the “Tomb Raider” reboot has unearthed itself a director. Roar Uthaug, the director behind the Norwegian disaster drama “The Wave,” will direct MGM and Warner Bros.’s feature project that seeks to relaunch a franchise featuring archaeologist Lara Croft. At theRead More

Ober Gatlinburg opens eighth snow tubing season

Ober Gatlinburg opens eighth snow tubing season

Entertainment, Local News November 24, 2015 at 8:13 pm 0 comments

By Alex Shelton Ober Gatlinburg opened its snow tubing season Saturday, November 21, the earliest of any tubing operation in the Southeast. Using advanced snowmaking technology, SnowMagic, Ober Gatlinburg was able to begin snowmaking on October 8 to prepare for their 55th snow season. The Snow Tubing lanes are 400’Read More

Gatlinburg’s Festival of Trees

Gatlinburg’s Festival of Trees

Entertainment, Local News November 24, 2015 at 8:08 pm 0 comments

A tradition more than 30 years in the making By Marci Claude The holiday season is fast approaching, and Gatlinburg is ringing in Christmas cheer Thanksgiving weekend with Gatlinburg’s Festival of Trees at the Gatlinburg Convention Center November 25 – 29 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. This year’s eventRead More

Dolly’s “Coat of Many Colors” reveals heart-rending story

Dolly’s “Coat of Many Colors” reveals heart-rending story

Entertainment, Local News November 24, 2015 at 8:04 pm 0 comments

“Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors” airs December 10  By Scott Adkins There won’t be a dry eye around the television when “Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors” airs December 10 on NBC. Parton and NBC released a three-minute preview of the upcoming TV-movie based on the Country Music HallRead 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