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Joan Rivers has died

Joan Rivers has died

News September 6, 2014 at 2:06 am Comments are Disabled

By Craig Martin World famous comedienne Joan Rivers passed away Thursday at Mount Sinai hospital in New York City following complications from throat surgery. Rivers had been placed on life support since going into cardiac arrest during the procedure, and was in a medically induced coma for much of theRead More

Dolly takes ice bucket challenge/photo submitted

Dolly Parton accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

News September 4, 2014 at 1:39 am Comments are Disabled

Submitted Dolly Parton, who’s usually flooding stadiums with fans around the world, cools off her summer by taking a dive into the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  Dolly was challenged by several people including famous duet partner Kenny Rogers.  His doubted dare sparked her to accept and prove how nothing standsRead More

Texas governor indicted on felony charges

News, Politics August 21, 2014 at 8:57 pm Comments are Disabled

By Zachary Toillion A grand jury indicted Republican Gov. Rick Perry of Texas on Friday for allegedly abusing his powers as governor and coerced a public servant. Both charges are felonies in Texas and carry a sentence of 5 to 99 years in prison. Gov. Perry will be required toRead More

Unrest in Missouri over slain teen

News August 21, 2014 at 8:31 pm Comments are Disabled

By Zachary Toillion The eyes of America have been focused on Ferguson, Missouri, since August 9th when an 18 year old student named Michael Brown was shot and killed by a member of the Ferguson police department. The events around the death remain in question with eyewitness reports directly contradictingRead More

Two arrested for manufacturing meth

Two arrested for manufacturing meth

Local News, News, Police Reports August 21, 2014 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Garth King and Steven Sheppard were arrested Thursday for manufacturing crystal methamphetamine. By Michael Williams Two Sevier County men have been arrested in connection with manufacturing crystal meth. The two men were allegedly operating a working lab which was found by Sevier County Officers on Thursday night. Sevier County SheriffRead More

Atlanta’s test-score-fixing teachers

News August 20, 2014 at 4:12 pm Comments are Disabled

By Ron Hart “Swift” justice beckoned in the 2009 Atlanta Public School cheating scandal as the trial of the accused educators started this week. Teachers allegedly changed their students’ test answers to make themselves look better – and to get bonuses. Teachers cheating for the kids, you say? If teachersRead More

Investigation continues in Hercutt death

News August 6, 2014 at 10:02 pm Comments are Disabled

By Michael Williams Sunday, August 3, marked the five year anniversary of the death of Shannon Hercutt, who was the victim of a homicide in Sevier County. Hercutt’s body was found inside her Cadillac Escalade down an embankment on Walker Trail in the Fox Run resort area around 11:30 p.m.Read More