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Jerry Hollifield age 69 of Powell

Jerry Hollifield age 69 of Powell, TN passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at Golden Living Center – Windwood in Clinton, TN. Jerry raised Doberman pincher dogs and had 2 dogs, Liza Lou, and Boo who he loved dearly. He enjoyed reading, racket ball, skiing, and ball room dancing. …

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Local Sports Update March 17th

The boys’ high school basketball state tournament began Wednesday at MTSU with quarterfinal action. In Class AAA, Cordova knocked out Walker Valley 79-58; Station Camp eliminated David Crockett 78-68; Blackman blew out Science Hill 57-34; and Memphis east advanced by beating Hillsboro 70-61. In Class A action, Booker T. Washington …

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TN Sports HoF to honor Berry, Gasol

The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame announced today two individuals to be honored as the Male Professional Athletes of the Year. The awards will be presented at our 50th Anniversary Induction Banquet on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at the Omni Nashville. Announced honorees are NFL Comeback Player of the Year, …

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Joshua W. Grubb, age 30 of Clinton

Joshua W. Grubb, age 30 of Clinton, passed away March 13, 2016. He attended Clinton High School and enjoyed spending time with his friends. Joshua was a caring and funny guy. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Preceded in death by his father, Len Grubb, …

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Baseball, softball, soccer seasons start

High school’s spring sports seasons began in earnest on Tuesday after Monday’s wet weather delayed some action. On the baseball diamond, Clinton evened its record at 1-1 by shutting out Gibbs 7-0. The Anderson County Mavericks opened their season with a 2-1 win over Central. Oak Ridge beat Halls 5-1 …

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Carl Edward Beach, age 92, of Lake City

Carl Edward Beach, age 92, of Lake City, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at the Golden Living Center in Clinton, TN. Carl was born on September 1, 1923 to the late Luke and Myrtle Pike Beach in Anderson County, TN. He was of the Baptist faith. Carl …

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Parrott deal confirmed by AC School Board

Meeting briefly on Monday, the Anderson County Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a four-year contract with the next director of schools, Tim Parrott, who will take over for the retiring Larry Foster on July 1st. Parrott currently serves as the system’s deputy director of curriculum and instruction and …

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KNS: New probe in to Campbell judge underway

Embattled Campbell County General Sessions Court Judge Amanda Sammons is being investigated by the state’s Board of Judicial Conduct on at least three separate complaints filed against her. The board provides oversight to judges across the state. . Sammons is already being investigated by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for …

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