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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Woman ‘just out driving’ leads deputies on chase

A Maryville woman was arrested on Friday morning after leading an Anderson County Sheriff’s deputy on a pursuit down Charles Seivers Boulevard in Clinton. According to Deputy Clinton Foland’s report, he had been driving east on Seivers just before 7:40 am on Friday when he spotted a speeding car headed …

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JW Teasley, Sr., age 78, of Harriman

JW Teasley, Sr., age 78, of Harriman, TN, passed away at his home on Monday, December 26, 2016. Mr. Teasley lived most of his life in Tennessee. He was an electrician at the K-25 plant. He was a member of the East Fork Lodge and a Shriner. He enjoyed coon …

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Gary “Duke” Braden, age 62, of Oliver Springs

Gary “Duke” Braden, age 62, of Oliver Springs, passed away at his home on Monday, December 26, 2016. Gary was born on January 16, 1954 in Lafollete. Mr. Braden was originally from the Indian Bluff Community, but lived the last 11 years in Oliver Springs. He was a coal miner …

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Firefighter on way to work gets in some practice

(Oak Ridge Today)  According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, a firefighter on his way to work at Y-12 extinguished a fire in a Volkswagen Beetle at a Weigel’s gas station in Oak Ridge Saturday evening. Jim Wilson of the Y-12 Fire Department used a fire extinguisher to put …

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Higgins garners another honor

(Oak Ridge Today)  USA TODAY High School Sports has named Oak Ridge senior wide receiver Tee Higgins to the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Offense Second Team. Higgins, who is 6-foot-5 and 191 pounds, had 64 catches for 945 yards and 17 touchdowns during the regular season this year and first-round playoff game against Walker Valley, …

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Wayne Williams age 49 of Knoxville

Wayne Williams age 49 of Knoxville, TN passed away on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. Wayne was a graduate of ITT Technical Institute. He was a perfectionist in landscaping. Wayne was a loyal friend, loving and helpful brother, and will be missed by all who …

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Kenneth Deane Turnbough, age 75, of Andersonville

Kenneth Deane Turnbough (age 75) passed peacefully into heaven on December 24, 2016 in Andersonville, TN after a lingering illness. Kenneth was born August 5, 1941 in Boone Co., Hallsville, MO.  He was married to Mary Elizabeth (Hair) Turnbough.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, …

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Season’s greetings from WYSH, WQLA & Merle

From all of us and our families here at the Radio Ranch, here is wishing you and your families a very Merry and safe Christmas. The staffs of WYSH, WQLA and Merle FM will be taking Monday off to enjoy the holiday with our families but we will be back …

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