Beacon Baptist pastor ‘blessed with music’
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (KT) — Pat Chesnut has been the pastor of Beacon Baptist Church in Barbourville for a little more than a year but he also has kept the music in him. “My life has been blessed with music,” he said. “I play the keyboards and sing some, although I try not to sing too much. I don’t want it to be the Pat Show.”
1 killed in deadly Flat Lick structure fire
No foul play is suspected in the fire but the cause remains under investigation.
Man arrested in Corbin after threat, pursuit
CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) - Police in Corbin arrested a man after being notified of a threat made against a person at a convenience store in the city. After officers spotted the person who made the threat traveling on US 25 E, they tried to make a traffic stop. The driver...
Claiborne County Courthouse Reports
Compiled by Samantha Mills. During the most recent term of Criminal Court, February 20-22, 2024, Claiborne Criminal Court Judge Zachary R. Walden found the following individuals in violation of their supervised release and remanded them to Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) custody: Morgan Ray was previously convicted of theft over $2,500 and received a 4-year […] The post Claiborne County Courthouse Reports appeared first on Claiborne Progress.
Today the gas price is close to $2.89 in Speedwell as of 2024-03-03. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.346, a week ago the price is $3.262 , according to AAA.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Dogs Of New Tazewell, TN Need You!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to new tazewell..
One person dead following structure fire
KNOX CO., Ky. (WYMT) - One person has died after a structure fire that occurred at the end of Farmington Lane in the Alex Creek community of Knox County. Knox County Deputy Coroner Floyd Blevins pronounced Lamon Collett dead at the scene. Officials with the Bell County Volunteer Fire Department...
Story of Bud Towns shared during Celebration of Love & Unity
Main Street Pineville and Bethel Baptist Church held a community service to celebrate love and unity in honor of Black History Month last Saturday, February 24, at the Bell Theater. The event included guest speakers, including Pastor Buffy Dunnaville from White Memorial AME Zion Church in Middlesboro and Elder Ricky Washington from First Baptist Church […] The post Story of Bud Towns shared during Celebration of Love & Unity appeared first on Middlesboro News.
New mural a testament to positive impact of faith
By Sandy Brown For the Middlesboro News Change is rarely easy. However, Jessica Konieczny of New Tazewell, Tenn., sees only positives in the many changes in her life over the past seven years. The 44-year-old was living in Crown Point, Ind., where she was in what she describes as an “emotionally abusive” relationship and […] The post New mural a testament to positive impact of faith appeared first on Middlesboro News.
The 13th Region Tournament bracket is set!
CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) - Coaches and Athletic Directors from the 13th Region gathered at The Corbin Arena Saturday morning to draw their spots for the 13th Region Tournament. The “Road to Rupp” starts next week!. The district winners received the one, three, five and seven seeds. The district...
Community Events - Week of 2-28-24
Al-Anon (Support for Families and Friends of Alcoholics) meets weekly on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Barbourville. Benchmark Family Services is a Therapeutic Foster Care agency offering free orientation classes for anyone interested in information about becoming a Foster Parent. Please call our office at 606-526-6992 for more information.
East Tennessean Brian Henegar advances to 'Jeopardy!' Tournament of Champions semifinals
LAFOLLETTE, Tenn. — Brian Henegar has his eyes on the prize. The 3-game "Jeopardy!" champion from LaFollette, Tennessee was shocked and elated to learn from us in December that he had been selected to compete in the Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions -- and it appeared he was just as elated after pulling off a big win during Final Jeopardy! in the quarterfinals on Friday.
Highschool Softball | 04 March Oneida Girls Game Notice
The Oneida Girls Softball team will have a Non-conference game with Campbell County(Jacksboro, TN) on 04 March, 2024, 5:30 PM. As of now, Indians has won 4 games and lost 6 games, and the winning rate is 0.4.
Knox Central with the sweep in the 51st District
Just one night after winning the Girls 51st District Championship, the boys took down Pineville to claim their own district title. The night would also see the Knox Central Cheerleading squad also take home the division championship. It was quite a week for Panther Nation as they now move on...
Silver Alert issued for man missing from Claiborne County
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A Silver Alert has been issued for a man missing from Claiborne County. Curtis Mason, 86, was last seen on Monday afternoon in the area of Parks Circle in Harrogate. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said he was last seen wearing a dark blue flannel shirt, dark-colored pants, and a black […]
Water leak temporarily closes Cumberland Gap High School
Cumberland Gap High School was temporarily closed on Friday early due to a main water line break. The disruption was caused by a sudden and unexpected issue that occurred during the school day. According to a student at the high school, at 10:00 a.m. the students were instructed to call their parents to pick them […] The post Water leak temporarily closes Cumberland Gap High School appeared first on Claiborne Progress.
Man convicted after 2021 Maynardville Highway crash that left teen dead
A drunk driver who killed an 18-year-old and severely injured a 17-year-old has been convicted according to Knox County District Attorney.
Tigers draw Pineville to open 13th region tourney
The Clay County Tigers will open the 13th region tournament Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. vs. Pinevlle. Tournament will be played Monday and Tuesday with opening round:
Crews responding to wildfire reported near White Rock Road in Campbell County
The wildfire was reported Tuesday evening, according to the Tennessee Division of Forestry.
Middlesboro School Board celebrates recent successes
It’s been a very successful month of February for Middlesboro Independent Schools. The high school cheerleading team won the UCA National Championship in their division, and both the high school and middle school academic teams placed first in their regional Governor’s Cup competitions. Those accomplishments were acknowledged at Tuesday’s school board meeting. “All I can […] The post Middlesboro School Board celebrates recent successes appeared first on Middlesboro News.