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Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

Ex-Clinton Middle teacher, coach killed in Kentucky crash

A former teacher and football coach in the Anderson County school system was killed Monday morning in a traffic accident in Barbourville, Kentucky. 45-year-old Brian Justice, a former teacher and coach at Clinton Middle School, was killed in the crash, which occurred early Monday morning. At the time of the …

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LaFollette PD raid home

The LaFollette Police Department’s Drug Unit and Special Response Team, along with troopers from the Tennessee Highway Patrol conducted a drug raid at a home on River Drive early Monday morning. The raid, which was carried out shortly after 7 am, was at the home of a man identified as …

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AC GOP holding meet & greet with Lee

The Anderson County Republican Party is inviting the public to Meet & Greet Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee, this Saturday October 20, 2018 from 3:30 to 5:30 at the Museum of Appalachia (2819 Andersonville Hwy, Clinton, TN  37716) The Meet and Greet is free and open to the public. For any questions contact …

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Gloria Lou Shoemaker Taylor age 76

Gloria Lou Shoemaker Taylor age 76 took her first breath in heaven on Sunday, October 14, 2018 joining her husband Rev. Raymond E. Taylor Jr of 55 years. She is preceded in death by her parents James Herbert Sr. and Audrey (Douglas) Shoemaker, her brother James “Jimmy” Shoemaker as well …

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Rev. Richard “Rick” L. Howard, age 64

Rev. Richard “Rick” L. Howard, age 64, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, October 14, 2018.  He was born November 27, 1953 in Anderson County, TN to the late Rev. Berl Howard and Delberta Magnolia Wilson-Howard. Rick was a Baptist minister for 47 years.  Rick pastored Westside, Long …

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Building permits (or lack thereof) raise questions

During the debate between Clinton mayoral candidates Scott Burton and Stephen McNally held Friday morning on WYSH, one of the listener-submitted questions for Mayor Burton involved whether or not he had pulled the necessary building permits when making improvements at his rental properties. While answering the question, Burton said that …

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Oak Ridge road work Tuesday evening

(Oak Ridge press release) As part of the ongoing Oak Ridge Turnpike Pedestrian Improvement Project, drivers should be aware that lane closures will be in effect for several hours on the evening of Tuesday, October 16, 2018. During this time, crews with Volunteer Highway, Inc., will be street striping, placing pavement …

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Quilts of Valor given to AC vets

(AC Mayor’s Office release) Some Anderson County Veterans were the recipients of Quilts of Valor at the September 8, 2018, Veterans Appreciation Breakfast in Clinton. The Veterans were: Maury Anderson, of Clinton who served in the US Army (1969 – 1971) during Vietnam; Gerald Carden, of Rocky Top, who served …

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