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Yager: Money included in budget for historic OS building

State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) said an appropriation of $100,000 for the Oliver Springs L&N Depot is included in Governor Bill Haslam’s amended budget proposal submitted to the General Assembly on Wednesday.   The action came after Sen. Yager wrote Finance and Administration Commissioner Larry Martin earlier this year asking for …

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Lorene “Granny” Leinart age 98 of Clinton

Lorene “Granny” Leinart age 98 of Clinton, TN went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.  Granny Leinart, as she was known to everyone, was one of a kind.  She loved caring for everyone that lived in the valley.  A longtime member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in …

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Paris E.Turnbill, age 91, of Lake City

Paris E.Turnbill, age 91, of Lake City, passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Paris was born on June 11, 1925 in Anderson County, Tennessee to the Marcus and Appelonia Cole Turnbill. Paris served his country during World War II in the …

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Reverend Vernon Ray Siler

Reverend Vernon Ray Siler went to be with his Heavenly Father on April 25, 2017. He was pastor of Demory Baptist Church in Lafollette, TN for 18 years. Prior to his ministry, he had a successful career with ORNL and TVA as well as 20 years distinguished service with the …

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Lou Reva Plemmons Greene

Lou Reva Plemmons Greene completed her earthly journey April 26, 2017. Lou was born April 23, 1936 in the mountains of Western North Carolina in a community called Spring Creek. She was welcomed by God-fearing, hard-working parents, Ogle and Annie Plemmons, as the baby of seven. Lou was cherished by …

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Jeff (Punk) Chapman, age 43, of Jacksboro

Jeff (Punk) Chapman, age 43, of Jacksboro, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. He was preceded in death by Brother Arick Chapman, Grandparents Odeva Bailey, Robert H. and Hazel Chapman and Step Grandfather Quenton Shown. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church and loved 4 wheeling, Nascar, was …

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Local Sports scoreboard (Tuesday 4/25)

Drier weather meant it was a busy night on high school athletic fields on Tuesday. BASEBALL: Halls 2 Clinton 0…Carter 2 Anderson County 1…Grace Christian 10-9 Harriman 4-2…Greenback 10 Rockwood 4…CAK 2 Kingston 0…Coalfield 6 Oneida 2…Oakdale 4 Wartburg 0 SOFTBALL: Anderson County 10 Clinton 4…Kingston 9 Alcoa 1…Oliver Springs …

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City Hall gets facelift

If you haven’t been by Clinton City Hall in the last few months, the building has been given a facelift. The project was spurred by the city’s desire to make City Hall totally ADA-compliant and, with a new wheelchair ramp and a few other changes, it now meets the ADA …

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