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Ancil “A.D.” Ward

On the afternoon of July 18, 2016, Ancil “A.D.” Ward passed away at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, TN as a result of complications from surgery. He was 90 years old. Ancil David Ward (A.D.) was born on March 20, 1926 in Clinton, TN. He was preceded in death by …

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Frances H. Stephan Wulk, of Norris

Frances H. Stephan Wulk, of Norris, TN passed away peacefully Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Methodist Medical Center.  She was born March 12, 1930 to the late David Harris and Mary Zehner Harris.  She graduated from Oak Ridge High School class of 1947.  She has been a member of Norris …

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Jack R. Campbell, age 58, of Claxton

Jack R. Campbell, age 58, of Claxton passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Parkwest Medical Center.  Jack owned and operated Campbell Tent and Party Rentals in Maryville.  He was the founder of BCWPA, member of ARA, member of Valley View UMC, and Faith Promise Small Group.  Preceded in …

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Smokies rally, top Biscuits in series finale

(Tennessee Smokies)  The Smokies rallied from an early two-run deficit to beat the Montgomery Biscuits 4-2. Both starters were dealing most of the game and it wasn’t until the fourth inning when the Biscuits struck first on RHP Paul Blackburn (6.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, …

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‘Suspicious package’ turns out to be sleepy lady

Last week, Clinton Police responding to a call about what was initially described as a suspicious package instead discovered a woman sleeping on a picnic table at Lakefront Park. Police were called after seeing suspicious items and a pair of shoes near a table by the tennis courts on Wednesday …

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AC budget passes; technology initiative funded

Monday, the Anderson County Commission gave its final approval to the budget for the fiscal year that began on July 1st. The budget keeps property tax rates at their current levels after commissioners earlier in the month had rejected the mayor’s proposed one-cent property tax rollback in favor of providing …

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THP announces sobriety checkpoint

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will partner with local law enforcement agencies for a sobriety checkpoint on August 5th on State Highway 61/62 at Richards Lane. According to a release from the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, these checkpoints serve as a “deterrent to and in the detection of …

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