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Campbell County man busted for pot in Louisiana

A LaFollette man was arrested in Louisiana on Thursday after state police seized approximately 202 lbs. of marijuana from his truck. Louisiana State Police pulled 59-year-old Michael Willis over Thursday morning for following too a car too closely on I-10 near Henderson, Louisiana. During the traffic stop, troopers became suspicious …

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268 vote early on Day 2 of Early Voting

Early voting in Tennessee for the March 1st Presidential primaries began Wednesday February 10th and will continue through Tuesday February 23rd. On Thursday, the second day of early voting, 115 people voted in Oak Ridge, 94 in Clinton and 54 in Andersonville and the Election Commission received five mail-in ballots, …

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Kayana Donegan wins Clinton City Schools Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Kayana Donegan, a sixth grader at Clinton Elementary School for winning the 2016 Clinton City Schools Spelling Bee. Riley Webb, a fifth grade student at South Clinton Elementary School, is the first runner-up, while Anthony Berg, a sixth grade student at North Clinton Elementary, took second runner-up honors. …

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FIRST LEGO League ET Championship Saturday

(ORNL’s Fred Strohl) Six teams from Anderson County and one from Roane County are among the 48 teams of students ages 9 through 14 from East and Middle Tennessee competing in Saturday’s FIRST LEGO League East Tennessee Championship at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville. Teams of eight students demonstrate their …

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Truck runs driver off road, keeps on going

Authorities in Anderson County are looking for the driver of a truck that ran a car with a woman and three kids inside off the side Foust Carney Road Wednesday night. The incident happened at around 10:45 pm and witnesses say that the truck veered into the lane of travel …

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Regular season winding down; OR rolls at Halls

A couple of District 3AAA basketball doubleheaders were played last night after being postponed from Tuesday due to weather concerns. At Halls, the Oak Ridge Lady Wildcats got 11 points from Jada Guinn as they handled the Lady Red Devils 45-32 to remain unbeaten in District play heading into Friday …

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Tennessee History Day coming soon

Nearly 300 students from throughout the state will begin competing this month for the opportunity to represent their schools at Tennessee History Day. Tennessee History Day is an affiliate of National History Day, an event that was started in 1974 to help students experience history outside of the traditional classroom …

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AC sweeps CHS on Senior Night

Taking a look at local high school basketball scores from Tuesday night, it was a light schedule as weather concerns prompted many games to be postponed or canceled. It was Senior Night at Anderson County and in game one, the Lady Mavs downed archrivals Clinton 56-46 behind 20 points and …

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Man indicted on gun charges

A Cookeville man was indicted last week by an Anderson County grand jury on charges of aggravated assault and reckless endangerment after allegedly firing a gun inside a Clinton apartment where children were present in July of last year. 22-year-old Martin Francisco is free on $32,500 bond and will be …

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