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Nonprofit uses horses to help people heal from trauma

ROANE COUNTY, Tenn. — Animals can have therapeutic powers, which is why a nonprofit in Roane County uses horses to help people heal. Mane Support in Rockwood is a group focused on guiding others through grief. Kim Henry, the founder of Mane Support, says she has always felt a...

Cumberland Mountain to offer Memorial Day meals

NASHVILLE – The restaurant at Cumberland Mountain State Park in Crossville will offer a meal to go with visitors’ plans for outdoor activity on Memorial Day, May 30. The Homestead Harvest Restaurant at Cumberland Mountain State Park will have lunch featuring traditional items such as hamburgers and hot dogs.

6 Things to Know about Buc-ee’s

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Progress on the construction of the first Buc-ee’s travel center in Tennessee remains ongoing in Crossville. For those of you who are not familiar with the “friendliest beaver” and its Texas roots, allow us to help out and tell you all you need to know about those Beaver Nuggets and more.

Ella Ruth Lampkin Bayless, Nashville (formerly of Rockwood)

Mrs. Ella Ruth Lampkin Bayless, age 90, a resident of Nashville, Tennessee, and former longtime resident of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away peacefully on May 20, 2022, at her home at Brookdale Green Hills Cumberland in Nashville. She was born March 21, 1932, the daughter of Dewey T. and Rosa Kate...

Jonathan Travis “Big Trav” Armes, Petros

Jonathan Travis “Big Trav” Armes of Petros passed away peacefully on 5/24/22 with his loving family surrounding him. Travis was one of a kind and touched many lives. Big Trav loved his family, friends, women, dirt track racing, fast cars, and trucking. He always had a joke and could make anyone smile. Anywhere he went he was the comedian in the group and the life of the party. He was known as a “gentle giant”. Dirt track racing was one of his biggest passions. He started “Team Petros” when he first started racing in high school. He was a role model for many of the neighborhood kids and would take them to the races with him. He loved his hometown of Petros and the people in it. He often was seen riding around town or just sitting at the wide spot waiting for someone to talk to. He was loved by many people and never met a stranger in his life. For many years Travis worked as a driller and then for Source Broadband. Travis’s goal in life was to drive a semi-truck. He owned and operated his own semi-truck. He was proud to have named his business Armes & Son Trucking to honor his Dad.

Sunbright names Langley head coach of Lady Tigers

Sunbright School is proud to announce that Mr. Tyler Langley has be named the head coach of the Sunbright High School Lady Tigers’ basketball team. Coach Langley is a 2012 graduate of Sunbright School where he was a standout basketball player for the Tigers. Langley has been involved with...