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John ”Johnny” H. Brummett, 68, of Heiskell

John  ”Johnny”  H.  Brummett, age 68, of the Heiskell community, passed away on Monday, October 31, 2016.  He was a member of the South Clinton Baptist Church and retired from K-25 after 30 years of service.  He was a Vietnam Veteran that received the Purple Heart while serving his country in …

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CWTS: Sauter punches ticket to next round

(MRN) Johnny Sauter took control of Saturday’s race in the closing laps, leading the final twenty-five trips around Martinsville Speedway’s half-mile oval – advancing into The Championship Four of the inaugural Truck Series Chase. Sauter, who started fifth in the thirty-two-truck field, passed John Hunter Nemechek for his final lead …

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SCS: Johnson wins at Martinsville, secures Final 4 spot

(MRN)  Jimmie Johnson’s steady march toward what would be a record-tying seventh Cup Series championship continued Sunday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway. Johnson led just once all day, but he had the Number-48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet in front when it counted most – leading the final ninety-two laps and beating runner-up …

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Week 11 scores; Playoff week 1 schedule

Week 11 scores (final week of regular season) Farragut 49 Clinton 21 Harriman 62 Jellico 26 (Jellico eliminated from playoff contention) Oliver Springs 46 Wartburg 12 Rockwood 41 Tellico Plains 26 (Rockwood win eliminated OS from playoff contention) Alcoa 45 CAK (Alcoa wins region title, CAK takes second) Austin-East 48 …

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Dragons fall to Admirals in finale

Farragut 49 Clinton 21: The Dragons’ disappointing season officially ended Friday with a road loss at #4 Farragut. The Admirals closed their season with a record of 9-1, 4-1 in Region 3-5A, good enough for second place and a home playoff game this week, while the Dragons concluded a 1-9 …

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Brush fires exacerbated by dry conditions

Dry conditions brought about by our drought kept firefighters busy once again over the weekend. Numerous fires were reported late last week into the weekend, including the most serious one, which occurred in the Stony Fork area of Campbell County. That fire threatened three homes and damaged a shed before …

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Harriman woman charged in man’s death

TBI agents, working with investigators from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, arrested a Harriman woman over the weekend on charges related to the shooting death of her live-in boyfriend. Morgan County deputies were called to a home shared by Ellis Hamby Jr. and Tonya Baughman on Friday, where they found …

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Coal Creek Health Day celebrated

Students at Briceville Elementary School learned about the health of Coal Creek Friday by documenting the animals that live in the creek, which runs right by the school. Volunteers from TVA, the University of Tennessee, Trout Unlimited and others helped students in kindergarten through fifth grade learn more about the …

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Comptroller releases findings in Harriman police chief probe

The Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury has released results of an investigation into allegations against the former Harriman police chief that he used city property and employees for his personal use. The investigation found that police officers were often asked to run personal errands for former police chief …

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