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CCHS names Casey Ragan new head boys' basketball coach

NEWPORT—Add another Cocke County High School alum to the list of the schools athletics coaches. Read more

News

Del Rio Days festival canceled

DEL RIO—The annual event that brings hundreds to the Jones Nature Center in Del Rio has officially been canceled. Read more

Former County Corrections Officer enters guilty plea

NEWPORT—A former Cocke County Corrections Officer pled guilty to a number of charges this week. Read more

Man has vehicle stolen at gas station

NEWPORT—A Kentucky man reported his vehicle was stolen to the Newport Police Department on Sunday, Sept. 14. Read more

Dorsey charged with evading arrest

NEWPORT—A Newport man is in custody after he evaded arrest and attempted to hide underneath a house on Tuesday, Sept. 15. Read more

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23 pounds of marijuana seized

NEWPORT—An investigation is underway after a Newport man was found with nearly 23 pounds of marijuana at his residence on Monday, Sept. 14. Read more

Sports

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Turnovers continue to plague CCHS in 49-12 loss to David Crockett

NEWPORT—For a moment it looked like fortune was going to favor the Cocke County High Fighting Cocks. Read more

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Injury addled Eagles shutout in region battle at Happy Valley

ELIZABETHTON—The Cosby High Eagles started off the 2020 campaign with 22 players on their roster. Read more

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Shropshire tabbed All-IMAC, CCHS primed for district match

DANDRIDGE—Of all the success the Cocke County boys’ high school golf team has had in 2020, the group is seeking more with the arrival of th… Read more

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CCHS set to kickoff region play

NEWPORT—It’s a whole new season beginning this week for the Cocke County High Fighting Cocks. Read more

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Eagles seek extra push for playoff berth

COSBY—This week could be a big week for the Cosby High football program. Read more

Obituaries

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Mrs. Thelma Willis Hill

Mrs. Thelma Louise Willis Hill, age 86, passed away Tuesday morning, September 15, 2020 at her home in Del Rio after a lengthy illness. Read more

Betty Archer

Betty Archer, age 87 of Newport, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020. Read more

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James Edward 'Eddie' Beckner

James Edward “Eddie” Beckner, age 81 of Morristown, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. Read more

Community

Pink or blue…not!

Babies don’t come into the world with expectations about their future careers or about what their work is worth. Still, marketing, peer pre… Read more

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Stokes, Dockery honored with inaugural Hemminger Scholarship

NEWPORT—Over the summer, Cocke County High School graduates Kylie Stokes and Madison Dockery were each honored as recipients of the Hemming… Read more

Meetings

ALPS Adult Day Services: 600 N. Daisy St., Morristown; limited to 12 adults per class: classes cancelled for time being Read more

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