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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,...
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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 •...
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.

Rogersville's projected $1.3 million budget deficit for 2022-23 not as bad as it looks

The Rogersville Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved the first two readings of its proposed 2022-23 budget on June 14 with a $1.3 million deficit. On paper that deficit eliminates nearly three-quarters of the city’s reserve fund. But, as is often the case with city budgets, it’s not as bad as it looks on paper. On paper the city’s proposed budget starts the 2022-23 fiscal year with a $1.952 million...

LMU Law Promotes Professor Katie Tolliver Jones

Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law (LMU Law) Vice President and Dean Matthew R. Lyon has announced the promotion of Director of Academic Success and Assessment Katie Tolliver Jones to Associate Professor of Law. Jones joined the faculty of LMU Law in August 2017. Since that time, she has...

Rogersville's Ham Radio operators hosting annual 24-hour field day June 25-26

Despite the Internet, cell phones, email and modern communications, every year whole regions find themselves incommunicado. Tornadoes, fires, storms, and ice leave people without the means to communicate. In these cases, the one consistent service that has never failed has been Amateur Radio. These radio operators, often called “hams”, provide backup communications for everything from the American Red Cross to FEMA and even for the International Space Station. ...

Rescuers searching for missing man who was floating on Cherokee Lake

The Hawkins County Rescue Squad and other area agencies were searching Wednesday evening for man who went missing while floating on an inflatable raft on Cherokee Lake. The HCRS reported that around 7:24 p.m. rescuers were dispatched to a possible water rescue on Cherokee Lake near the Quarryville Boat Ramp in Mooresburg. Initial responding units arrived on scene and learned that individuals had observed a male on an inflatable raft...
Kingsport Times-News

My First Job: Keith Bruner

Bag boy/shelf stocker at the Super Dollar in Rogersville. Through the Co-op program at Rogersville High School my senior year. Through my senior year until I went to the United States Marine Corps. How much were you paid?. $2.65 an hour. Tell us a bit about the job. Would bag...

Kitten that was found mutilated last week recovering, not out of the woods yet

A stray kitten that was found mutilated last week near Rogersville was continuing to recovers as of Wednesday night, but wasn’t out of the woods yet. Meagan Carver, who lives just south of Rogersville, had been feeding a group of stray cats recently including two mommas and six kittens. On the morning of Friday, June 17 she awoke to find one of the kittens on the ramp leading to her...

Catheryn Sue Bolinger, 72

Catheryn Sue Bolinger, age 72, of Middlesboro, Kentucky, formerly of Lafollette, Tennessee passed away peacefully on June 21, 2022 while surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 20, 1949 in Campbell County, Tennessee to the late Elihue and Mary Walden Wilson. Catheryn was a special and loving...

James “Jim” Garfield Prater, 96

James “Jim” Garfield Prater, age 96, of Middlesboro, KY, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the Middlesboro Nursing and Rehab Facility in Middlesboro, KY. He was born May 6, 1926, in Balkan, KY; the son of the late Roscoe Truman Prater and Rosa Lee Brown. Jim...