Head On Collision Still Under Investigation
Minor injuries were the result of a Monday night crash on Interstate 77. The Ohio State Highway Patrol New Philadelphia Post responded shortly after 7pm at Schneider’s Crossing. In the preliminary investigation, the two-vehicle crash occurred when a southbound pickup truck went left of center and crossed the median....
2 face drug, gun charges
A pair of men are facing multiple charges, including possession of methamphetamine and a possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, after allegedly being found in possession of those items. Steve Shephard, 53, of Loyall, and James Brock, of Loyall, were arrested on Nov. 20. According to a news release, the two men were […] The post 2 face drug, gun charges appeared first on Harlan Enterprise.
Murphy’s last call; veteran law enforcement officer heads home
Is it true that only the good die young? As a veteran law enforcement officer, Steve Murphy spent most of his adult life in careers that meant putting your life on the line every moment of every workday. ‘Murph’ as his friends called him, appeared to be a rough-and-tumble sort of guy. Underneath that muscular […] The post Murphy’s last call; veteran law enforcement officer heads home appeared first on Claiborne Progress.
These maynardville, TN based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around maynardville..
Claiborne County public records
Compiled by Jan Runions The following public records are the only public records that have been made available to the Claiborne Progress. If you feel that there has been an omission or other error, please contact the appropriate agency. As addresses are not always included in these reports, some misidentification can occur with individuals having […] The post Claiborne County public records appeared first on Claiborne Progress.
Bell County: A Community Facing Adversity and Striving for Unity
Bell County, Kentucky has recently been thrust into the spotlight due to a cascade of distressing events that have both shocked and rallied its tight-knit community. On November 26, a severe house fire ravaged a residence in the Arjay community, leaving homeowner Ray Lankford without his home and treasured possessions. The conflagration required a coordinated response from ten firefighters who battled the blaze for hours.
Parents shocked when Mooresburg 'award ceremony' turns out to be shopping spree
A gymnasium full of Hawkins County parents and children got quite a bit more than they anticipated Saturday morning during what they thought was going to be an awards ceremony at Mooresburg Elementary School. Instead they received was a free shopping spree at the school, which had been transformed into a makeshift shopping mall. Every Christmas for the past 21 years the Corryton Church in Knox County has picked a...
Numerous agencies respond roll-over wreck with entrapment in Eidson
A Virginia man suffered non-life-threatening injuries last week when the pickup he was driving failed to negotiate a curve on Rt. 70N, rolled several times down an embankment, and came to rest on its top against a tree. The Hawkins County Rescue Squad reported that on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 10:21 p.m. rescuers were was dispatched to a motor vehicle crash with injuries in the area of Rt. 70N and Gravely Valley Road in Eidson. While en route to the scene rescuers were informed by...
Weekly Safety Report: Fire, Fatal Crash, and Klu Klux Klan Flyers in Bell County, Kentucky
This week in Bell County, Kentucky, there were three notable incidents. A fast-spreading fire destroyed a residential house in the Arjay community. A Pineville woman was killed in a crash involving a Ford pickup and a tractor trailer. Klu Klux Klan flyers were found in Pineville, distributed by someone in a Jeep. These incidents will be summarized in the following sections.
They had the football for 12 minutes. Here’s how they won a state championship anyway.
Christian Academy-Louisville won its second consecutive Kentucky Class 3A title but Bell County’s unusual style made it a challenge.
Russellville Intermediate School back in session after truck crashes through building
RUSSELLVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - At the Russellville Intermediate School, there’s now caution tape around where the school’s front office used to be. Just a week ago, a man had a medical episode, losing control of his truck, and crashed it through the brick wall of the school. “It’s...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.77 and $2.79 in Tazewell as of 2023-12-03. Find the cheapest 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 $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Local Construction Report: Potential Traffic Delays in Anderson, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, and Cocke Counties, Nov 30-Dec 6, 2023
The East Tennessee weekly construction report for November 30 to December 6, 2023, is now available. It covers various projects in Anderson, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, and Cocke counties. Motorists are advised to be aware of potential temporary lane closures, traffic slowdowns, and possible delays.
North Tazewell VFD dedicates new engine to fallen firefighter
TAZEWELL Tenn. (WATE) — On April 24, 2023, the North Tazewell Volunteer Fire Department lost one of their own in the line of duty. To commemorate Capt. Roy Lee Sewell for his service, the fire department dedicated Fire Engine 606 to him on Saturday. Named after Capt. Sewell’s own call numbers, it has a big […]
School vouchers raise concerns in rural counties
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Governor Bill Lee announced a new proposal to expand the state's school voucher program. It would allow students across the state to apply for a voucher to spend on private school. There are several counties with limited options for these schools. Tennessee Department of Education has...
Harlan County dominates in first round of the 37th Annual WYMT Food City Mountain Basketball Classic
HINDMAN, Ky. (WYMT) - The Harlan County Black Bears boys took on the Letcher County Cougars in the first round of the 37th Annual WYMT Food City Mountain Basketball Classic. The Black Bears’ tenacious defense and offensive efficiency led them to a 73-36 win. Harlan County wasted no time...
Lady Tigers host Bell Tuesday
Coach Gemma Park’s Clay County Lady Tigers will host Bell County in their home opener on Tuesday, December 5th. Fans will get a glimpse in one of the 13th region’s top players in Gracie Jo Wilder. Wilder led the Bobcats in scoring last year at 20ppg. scoring 645...
Jefferson City Memorial hospital at risk of condemnation
The Jefferson City Council approved a resolution to pursue acquiring the land through eminent domain.
Man crashes truck into Russellville Intermediate School, THP says
RUSSELLVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Russellville Intermediate School was under repair after a man drove his truck through the brick wall of the front of the school, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. The crash happened after school hours, and no students or faculty were injured. According to school representatives,...
Despite all his success, Hicks never forgot where he started
Harlan County and its history have become increasingly important parts of my life the older I get as I spend more time reflecting about the past and all the people I’ve had the opportunity to write about through the decades. My time at the Harlan Daily Enterprise helped me...