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Community News

  • BSF NRRA & Obed WSR celebrate National Park Week

  • TennCare provider rate cuts endanger health services for Morgan County citizens

        TennCare, Tennessee’s Medicaid program, is the primary funding source for community based mental health services delivered to Morgan County, as well as all other counties in Tennessee. Ridgeview Psychiatric Hospital and Center provides these services at its 221 Devonia Street location, in Harriman and other locations in Anderson, Campbell and Scott counties.

  • Rugby workshop schedule includes ‘imagery in writing’

        Historic Rugby’s spring workshops are sure to chase away the winter blues. The Cumberland Plateau museum village, with its unique Victorian architecture, lodging in historic buildings, and wooded, river-gorge setting, is an ideal location for learning experiences.

  • Clear Creek

        Fayne came last Monday to help me sort through some papers I needed to get rid of. It was nice and warm so we sat on the porch for awhile before she went home. Then Nadine came after work and brought me some kraut and weiners.
        Dwayne came on Tuesday and brought me some soup, he visited for awhile.
        Faye called Tuesday morning to let me know how she was doing after having her first treatment. Libbie was here cleaning and cooking and she also talked her.

  • Chestnut Ridge

        The name of Morgan Swint and Lydia Sexton’s teacher is Amy instead of Tony as was stated in last weeks paper. They along with Papaw and Nannie Morgan were to see her, husband Chris Jones and the new little boy Bryar.
        Happy 43rd wedding anniversary today Wednesday, March 30th to Freddy and Marilyn Barnett Newport. Their parents were the late Elmer and Ruby Barnett and L.A. and Ruth Williams Newport. They are the parents of two daughters, Lisa and Shelly and grandparents of four grandchildren.

  • Piney

        Good morning all. I hope all had a good weekend. I went to church both times. It was good to be able to go. Pat preached real good both times. The singing was great. Kay did a (Makamey) song which she does so good. Whitley Pollard did The Old Rugged Cross. She can do that song so good. God bless Whitley. Love you.
        Jay, Sissie and Makayla came. They brought me food from the Cracker Barrell. It was very good.

  • Coalfield

        Herman Jackson, along with his daughter Jeanne and husband Heiskell, spent the week in Sarasota, Florida, visiting Jeanne’s friends, Richard and Nancy Brumfield, in their gorgeous condo. Everyone enjoyed the tour of Sarasota, the Siesta Beach, swimming pool, visiting the Casino, the dog races, and eating all the great fresh Florida seafood. Jeanne caught her first fish fishing from the dock behind the condo. They left Florida on Thursday evening where it was 85 degrees and returned to Knoxville where it was 40 degrees! All had a wonderful time.

  • Arc’s Spring Fling Dance to be held April 15th

        The Arc – Anderson County will be hosting the annual Spring Fling Dance on Friday, April 15th from 6 to 8 p.m. in the gymnasium of the former Daniel Arthur Rehabilitation Center located at 728 Emory Valley Road in Oak Ridge.
        All those with developmental disabilities (and their family members and/or caregivers) are invited to attend. Please bring finger foods to share. Drinks and music will be provided.

  • Make reservation now for Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly meeting to be held Thursday, April 7th

        The quarterly meeting of the Chamber of Commerce will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2011, at the Schools Central Office on Flat Fork Road. We will begin serving lunch at 11:30 a.m., with the meeting to follow. The meeting will begin promptly at noon and conclude no later than 1 p.m.

  • April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month

        April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. All across the nation non-profit and governmental social service agencies and their advocates will be making special efforts to raise awareness about sexual violence. In Cumberland County and surrounding service areas, the Avalon Center will join others nationwide in educational and community based efforts which underscore the devastating impact sexual crimes have upon adults, children and families.