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RPD: Man who reported truck stolen actually abandoned it after hit and run

Rogersville police charged a man with filing a false report last week after Officer Justin Smith discovered that a pickup he reported stolen had actually been abandoned after he was involved in a hit-and-run. Smith stated in his report that on June 13 he took a stolen vehicle report from Jerimar William Carmony, 27, 518 Tuggle Hill Road, Rogersville. Carmony stated that on June 13 around 8:46 p.m. he returned...
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Hawkins County’s Lauren Ross competes for Miss Tennessee title

This week, Rogersville’s Lauren Ross, daughter of Hawkins County Sessions Court Judge Todd Ross, competed against girls from all across the state for a chance to be named Miss Tennessee. “Competing in the Miss Tennessee competition is new and exciting,” Ross told the Review. “I love being able to meet so many new people and get out of my comfort zone.” Ross found success in the 2021 Miss Kingsport competition,...

LMU baseball camps continue through July

Head coach Justin Haywood and the Lincoln Memorial University baseball program will host five youth camps this summer, with online registration applications still being accepted for four remaining sessions through July. Remaining Sessions:. • Session 2: June 27 – 30 • Session 3: July 11 – 14 •...

Morristown Hamblen Humane Society asking for food donations to help community feed pets

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. — The Morristown Hamblen Humane Society said they were asking for donations of pet food on Thursday to help community members feed their pets. In a single hour Thursday morning, they said they received calls from people asking to surrender six different dogs because they could not afford to feed them. However, the Humane Society said they did not have room to take the dogs in.
Kingsport Times-News

Elizabeth Carpenter Bass

ROGERSVILLE - Elizabeth Carpenter Bass, age 96, of Rogersville passed away Friday, June 24, 2022 at Signature Health Care of Rogersville following a brief illness. She was a member of Rogersville First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Hugh Lee Bass, parents Clarence and Effie Pease Carpenter, sister Ruby Gentry, brothers James Earl Carpenter, Charlie Wade Carpenter, and Thomas Perry Carpenter.
Kingsport Times-News

Grateful for the heart and soul of 'small town' police officers

When I hear the term “small town policing,” it is often used condescendingly, with references to Barney Fife, carrying one bullet in his pocket. In my mind, I see something else, based on personal observance: a Rogersville officer carrying in his arms an old, frail woman through knee-deep snow to her front door; a Rogersville officer who digs into his own pocket to try and provide as much food as he can to homeless folks camped under a river bridge; a Hawkins County deputy who makes sure a kitten whose leg has been sawn off by a soulless human makes it to a shelter; a Rogersville officer who sees a young man walking along the highway in the dark, who he had arrested a day earlier for DUI, and picks him up and takes him home.

Destination Vacation: Goodwater Vineyard

MOSHEIM, Tenn. (WJHL) — Forget about Napa Valley or Sonoma — you can get the vineyard and winery right here in Northeast Tennessee. Goodwater Vineyards in Cocke County takes you through each step of the wine-making process and allows you to enjoy some unique experiences. Located right off the Nolichucky River in Mosheim, Goodwater Vineyards […]

Smith, Ottinger donate to CCHS Fire Choir

Alderman Steve Smith and Alderwoman Louanna Ottinger followed Charles Mason and Mason Realty’s lead by helping the Big Red Fire Choir and their efforts to raise funds to perform at Carnegie Hall. Receiving the generous donations were choir director Amanda Short and 2022 senior choir member Carly Williams. Pictured from left to right are Charles Mason, Steve Smith, Amanda Short, Carly Williams and Louanna Ottinger. With these donations, and a large donation from the Newport Kiwanis Club, the choir was able to reach its goal of $130,000. Students traveled to New York this week and will perform this Saturday. Smith, Ottinger donate to CCHS Fire Choir