The Marion County 4-H Horse Club has been working tirelessly to prepare for the 2018 Regional Hippology and Horse Bowl Competition. On Jan. 20, that effort paid off for many of the participants.
There is more to fashion than meets the red carpet. Youth in grades 8th-12th are invited to join us as we explore the fashion industry in Nashville, TN. The three day educational event conducted by UT Extension is scheduled for May 29-31st. It will be filled with interesting hands on worksho…
Child abuse. “Well, that’s something we hear about on the news, and happens everywhere else but not here in our quiet, rural county,” seems to the opinion of most people. Unfortunately, that train of thought couldn’t be further from the truth. Allow me to give a few statistics, that include …
The complex issues of poverty and hunger will be addressed with an educational simulation on Tuesday, Feb. 20 in South Pittsburg.
The South Pittsburg Lady Pirates and the Richard Hardy Lady Hawks battled two times last week. Both teams came away with victories. South Pittsburg won 59-20 on Feb. 2 and Richard Hardy picked up a 59-58 win on Jan. 29.
The Marion County men’s and women’s basketball teams picked up wins over Sequatchie County on Feb. 2. The Lady Warriors won 48-39 and the men’s team walked away with a 71-69 lead.
This time of year, we are all looking for ways to lower our energy use and bills. If you want to save money in the laundry room, use less water and use cold water. Unless the stains on your clothes are oil-based, warm or cool water in your washing machine will do just as good a job of removi…
This morning, I ascended from the valley to an elevation of 1,800 feet, all while controlling and regulating the sound of laughing, singing and playing. I was navigating 25,000 pounds of rolling stock in the pitch dark, in a torrential downpour where fog reduced visibility to near zero.
Incandescent light bulbs—the ones that we screwed into table lamps and overhead fixtures since the beginning of electricity—have become relics since the U.S. government ordered that manufacturers stop making most of them in 2014. Is the compact fluorescent light bulb next?
On the morning of Jan. 27, the official grand-opening of the new hiking trail at the eastern edge of Prentice Cooper State Forest took place at the trailhead near Pot Point Cabin.
The City of Whitwell received some disheartening news during their January City Commission meeting.
Both the Marion County men’s and women’s teams picked up wins over South Pittsburg on Friday night. The Lady Warriors won 56-44 and the men won 69-48.
Fugitive Dewayne Halfacre at last surrendered to authorities around lunchtime on Jan. 26 after evading authorities in the Whitwell/Crossroads area for five days. We will provide more details as they become available. A big THANK YOU to the all of the law enforcement agencies who diligently w…
This morning, Jan. 26, fugitive Dewayne Halfacre was reported to have been seen in the Crossroads area when he allegedly attempted to break into a church and steal a van.
The Richard Hardy Hawks traveled to Chattanooga Saturday to take on Boyd Buchanan. Richard Hardy’s men’s team picked up a 55-44 win in overtime, but the Lady Hawks fell 51-28.
Currently, multiple law enforcement agencies are actively searching the area between Highway 28 and Highway 283 between Whitwell and Powell's Crossroads for a male suspect, Dewayne Halfacre, 42, in connection with an armed robbery in Rutherford County several days ago.
UPDATE: On Friday, Jan. 19, two men authorities in Almaville, Tenn., were searching for two male suspects following a robbery at a local store.
Until recently, the purchase of a new boat in Tennessee required several steps. First, it was necessary for the boat owner to take the bill of sale to the local courthouse to account for taxes. A second trip was later necessary to complete the registration process.
In what has become a traditional service project for Chattanooga State Registered Nursing students, a Wellness Fair for the homeless was organized and held at the Community Day Center adjacent to the Community Kitchen.