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Paddleboard Yoga at OR Civic Center

A unique weekly class will be offered at the Oak Ridge Civic Center’s indoor pool starting next month: Paddleboard Yoga. The first class will be held on Thursday, October 13, and will continue each week on Thursdays. The one-hour class is also offered at two different times to accommodate various …

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Glenna Mae Farr, age 77, a resident of Oliver Springs

Glenna Mae Farr, age 77, a resident of Oliver Springs, passed away, Friday, September 23, 2016 at her home while surrounded by her family. Mrs. Farr was born September 18, 1939 in the Fork Mountain Community of Morgan County, TN. She was a lifelong resident of this area. Glenna Mae …

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Bertha V. Turner Sparks, age 88, of Kingston

Bertha V. Turner Sparks, age 88, of Kingston completed the final chapter of her life Sunday, September 25, 2016 at Roane Medical Center. After several years of suffering, she is now free from pain and no more Alzheimer’s disease, but she awoke in the presence of her Savior. She was …

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William Thomas McBryde, 96, of Clinton

Mr. William Thomas McBryde, 96, of Clinton, TN, passed away peacefully on September 26, 2016. He was born in New Albany, MS, on December 2, 1919, to Thomas and Sylvia McBryde. After attending Mississippi State University and servicing in the U.S. Army for four years, William moved to Oak Ridge, …

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Jerry W. Powers

Jerry W. Powers of Amelia, Ohio, born in Pioneer, Tennessee on January 15, 1949, passed away on September 23, 2016 at North Bethesda Hospital in Ohio. Beloved husband of Tammy S. Powers, loving father to Adam W. Powers and Katie S. Powers. Grandfather to Zackery Powers, Kari F. Taylor, Cooper …

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ACSD joins US Marshal’s Smoky Mountains Fugitive Task Force

Six officers from the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department were sworn in today as Task Force Officers (TFO’s) with the United States Marshals Service’s Smoky Mountains Fugitive Task Force (SMFTF). The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department is the latest local law enforcement agency to become part of the specialized fugitive apprehension team, …

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CWTS: Byron dominates, wins at New Hampshire

(MRN)  Rookie William Byron led all but fourteen laps, driving to a dominating victory in the opening race of the inaugural post-season Chase on Saturday in Loudon, New Hampshire. Jones started from the pole in his Number-9 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota, beating runner-up … and teammate … Christopher Bell to …

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XFS: Sadler wins, takes lead in Chase

(MRN)  Elliott Sadler got the best of race leader Ryan Blaney on the night’s final restart and drove off to his third victory of the year on Saturday at Kentucky Speedway, advancing to the second of the inaugural post-season Chase. After starting third, Sadler found himself mired deep in the …

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SCS: Harvick takes lead late, wins to advance

(MRN)  Kevin Harvick was masterful on the day’s final restart Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, roaring past race leader Matt Kenseth to claim victory and advance to the next round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Harvick started nineteenth and led just eight laps all afternoon. But …

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