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1A, 2A All-State teams include area talent

All-State football teams for 2015 are being announced this week by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association and several area athletes have received statewide recognition. In Class 2A locally, Rockwood wide receiver Jacob Wilson was named an All-State performer. In Class 1A, Harriman offensive lineman Trey Peters was named All-State, along with …

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Stokes earns Officer of the Year honors

Clinton Police Sergeant Jason Stokes has been named the 2015 Officer of the Year. Stokes has been with the CPD for several years now, once serving as a School Resource Officer at Clinton High School ,where students knew him affectionately as “Shrek.” Stokes is always quick with a joke and …

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As the Courthouse Turns…

Monday, we reported on the latest kerfuffle in the Anderson County Courthouse, this one involving Mayor Terry Frank and County Commissioner Steve Mead. During last week’s Commission meeting, Mead tried to present Frank with a list of six questions he says need to be answered on the record and publicly …

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Leon Houston freed from prison

Leon Houston has been freed from prison after a federal judge sentenced him to time served on his conviction earlier this year on charges he had threatened his former attorney’s life during a recorded jailhouse phone call. Houston had been in prison for the past 35 months before US District …

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AC Christmas Classic Day 2

The Anderson County Christmas Classic continued Monday at Anderson County High School. On the boys’ side, Oneida slipped by the Knox Ambassadors 66-63, Campbell County edged Scott County 45-42, Union County got by Oakdale 77-74 and the host Anderson County Mavericks blew out William Blount 61-37. Tuesday, the seventh place …

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Friday’s high school basketball score round-up

In other action around the area, Harriman’s girls beat Oliver Springs 48-36 on Friday while the Blue Devils completed the sweep, taking the boys’ game 73-43. Campbell County’s girls downed Powell Friday 61-44 while the Powell boys took game two 60-53. The Coalfield girls edged Wartburg 60-56 but the Wartburg …

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Rick McGill Toyota Classic

In Oak Ridge, the Wildcats and Lady Wildcats hosted a showcase of sorts with the Rick McGill Toyota Classic, welcoming in teams from Cleveland, Dobyns-Bennett and Science Hill. Friday in girls’ action, Oak Ridge knocked off Dobyns-Bennett 42-34 while the Science Hill girls blew out Cleveland 64-37. In Friday’s boys’ …

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ACHS Christmas Classic

The Anderson County Christmas Classic got underway Saturday at Anderson County High School. On the girls’ side, the home-standing Lady Mavs beat Oakdale 59-44 and will face Bell County, Kentucky Monday night at 7:30 in a winners’ bracket semifinal. Bell beat Scott County 53-45 to advance while Union County moved …

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Don Lockard Invitational

The Don W. Lockard Invitational Basketball Tournament was held over the weekend at Clinton High School. Starting with girls’ action on Friday, here is how the tourney went. Friday, the Clinton Lady Dragons won their second straight game after an 0-10 start as they knocked off Claiborne County 41-30. The …

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