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Donna Faye Griffith, age 76, of Jacksboro

Donna Faye Griffith, age 76, of Jacksboro, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at her home. Donna was of the Baptist faith. Donna was born on June 8, 1942 in Briceville,Tn to the late Kelly and Maudie Lisenbee. Donna loved taking care of children and was loved by …

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Cheryl Johnson Taylor, of Clinton

Cheryl Johnson Taylor, of Clinton, Tennessee, transitioned from this life on August 19, 2018. She was born in Harlan County, Kentucky and grew up in Oak Ridge. Cheryl leaves behind her loving husband, D.C. Taylor, Jr.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew D. Johnson and Virginia Pennington …

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MENCS: Elder Busch wins for first time in ’18

(MRN) Kurt Busch mastered two late restarts on Saturday before pulling away to claim his first victory of the season at Bristol Motor Speedway, clinching a spot in the playoffs that open next month in Las Vegas. Busch got the jump on teammate Clint Bowyer as the green flag flew …

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XFS: Larson dominates at Bristol

(MRN) Chip Ganassi Racing’s Kyle Larson rolled to a lopsided victory on Friday night in Bristol, winning each of the first two stages and leading a race-high 202 laps on the way to his twelfth series win. In addition to full-time Cup Series duties in 2018, Larson is running a …

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Dragons open with 16-8 win at Scott

CLINTON 16 SCOTT 8: Blake Cooper and Andrew Shoopman each scored rushing touchdowns and the Dragon defense forced four turnovers as the Dragons opened their season with a hard-fought road win. Clinton used its ground game to dominate the time of possession (30 minutes to 18), and their swarming defense …

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Three arrested in LaFollette prostitution sting

Last week, detectives with the La Follette Police Department conducted an undercover prostitution sting downtown. This operation was in response to numerous complaints concerning what the department called “the on-going solicitation for prostitution.” 47-year-old Rachell Ann Gardner was charged with prostitution and possession of drug paraphernalia. 32-year-old Amber Bailey was …

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ORT: OR BOE member steps down

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, Oak Ridge Board of Education member Paige Marshall resigned from the school board on Thursday. Marshall and her family are moving to North Carolina for a new job. Elected in November 2014, Marshall’s four-year term expires this November, when there are three …

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