Cocke County Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Volunteer mentors needed for TN Promise programRead the original story

    May 17, 2014 | Newport Plain Talk

    ... Tennessee Promise will provide students with a 'last-dollar' scholarship, according to Valerie Fancher, Newport/Cocke County Chamber of Commerce Director. 'In other words, it will bridge the funding gap for a student after all other financial aid is ...

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  2. Successful communities must have visionRead the original story

    May 17, 2014 | Newport Plain Talk

    ... of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development when he addressed directors of the Newport/Cocke County Economic Development Commission during their Thursday meeting. "Failure to plan can almost guarantee you won't succeed," ...

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  3. Christy fans headed to Del Rio next weekendRead the original story

    May 17, 2014 | Newport Plain Talk

    ... Marshall. Marshall, who was Wood's daughter, fictionalized the story of her mother's teaching experience in Cocke County's Old 15th district in the early 1900s. Upon the novel's publication in the late 1960s, it soared to the top of the New York ...

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  4. Rafting inspections held FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2014 | Newport Plain Talk

    ... companies on Friday, but for a good reason. Butler and three of her staff members were joined by THP personnel, Cocke County Fire/Emergency Service Coordinator David Cody, Cocke County Fire Department Chief William Smallwood, and others for the ...

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  5. Newport man charged with impersonating police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... lighted or safe place for their safety as well as the safety of officers. History was made Tuesday night in Cocke County as voters elected their first female mayor. The Republican primary decided the race because there was no Democratic challenger. ...

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  6. Audit Committee has first-ever meetingRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | Newport Plain Talk

    Cocke County's Audit Committee had its first-ever meeting Monday, reviewing audit findings from the 2012-13 fiscal year.

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  7. 'Duck Dynasty' star is coming to NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | Newport Plain Talk

    ... Overholt, at left, spoke to the Newport Kiwanis Club on May 6 to get the word out about the June 6-14 Empower Cocke County program. With her is Addie Lee, a nurse practitioner intern at Takoma Regional, of Greeneville. The program will be open to ... 37 comments

  8. Relay of Life carries fight against cancerRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... . If you're busy that night, there are a few more chances to attend Relay for Life in East Tennessee. Cocke County will have its relay 11 a.m.-11 p.m. June 14 at Cocke County High School; Campbell County 6 p.m.-6 a.m. Aug. 22-23 at Jacksboro Middle ...

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  9. Cosby In Park FestivalRead the original story

    May 13, 2014 | Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    ... on Saturday, May 17, at the Park's Cosby campground. In its 15th year, "Cosby in the Park" is presented by the Cocke County Partnership, Great Smoky Mountains Association, and the Park. The event celebrates the cultural heritage of this area and ...

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  10. High-speed chase reached 80 m.p.h.Read the original story

    May 13, 2014 | Newport Plain Talk

    A high-speed chase that got up to 80 m.p.h. ended in a wreck and arrest of a local woman on drug and weapons charges, on Sunday, May 11, at about 1:05 p.m., the Cocke County Sheriff's Department reported.Patricia A. Loveday, 30, of Andrews Road, in Hartford, was charged with fleeing to evade, reckless driving, possession of Schedule 6 , possession ... (more)

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  11. Austin FineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... up on the ruins of a Sevier County business to make sure any hot spots didn't flare up. NEWPORT (WATE) - Cocke County Sheriff's deputies are searching for two inmates who escaped from the jail there Sunday evening. Sheriff Armando Fontes says 6 male ...

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  12. Girls gain tourney experience before championshipRead the original story

    May 11, 2014 | Tomahawk Online

    ... two consecutive strikeouts from the mound. Now at 1-1 overall, Johnson County came into Saturday's games facing Cocke County and Union County, both of which put up determined fights. Mirror opposites, the game against Union saw the Lady Longhorns ...

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  13. Mother's Day: time to remember, of wars and happy times pastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2014 | Newport Plain Talk

    ... then National Bank of Newport. Elizabeth also reminded me that her father, Polly Parrott, was also sheriff of Cocke County from 1956 until 1958 and Fred Dover was chief deputy. I asked her to comment on the biggest changes and what has not changed. ...

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  14. School board hears about Tennessee Promise and Normandy Scholar programsRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Newport Plain Talk

    Cocke County Board of Education members received quite an education themselves during their Thursday meeting when two speakers, Caley Williamson and Valerie Fancher, shared information about two very diverse and positive programs.

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  15. 'Salvation Bell' is rung in Cocke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2014 | Newport Plain Talk

    The "Salvation Bell" was rung in Newport outside the downtown Courthouse on Thursday, May 8, by the leader of a statewide Baptist organization as a symbolic call to pastors to intensify their efforts to preach salvation that is available only through Jesus Christ.Randy C. Davis, executive director/treasurer of the Tennessee Baptist Convention, ... (more)

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  16. Men say suspect poisoned their six hunting dogsRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Newport Plain Talk

    ... Turnersaid they found six of their hunting dogs dead lying on the ground chained up, Lt. C.J. Ball of the Cocke County Sheriff's Department reported.Ramsey and Turner named a suspect they believe poisoned the dogs, which were a golden chestnut bay ...

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  17. TDOT weekly construction report, May 8-14, 2014Read the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... through this project. Motorists should be alert for changed conditions and use extreme caution in this area. COCKE COUNTY, I-40 West near Mile Marker 432.9: On Friday, May 9, 2014, motorists should be alert for a possible lane closure approaching ...

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  18. Cocke Co. elects first female mayorCocke Co. elects first female...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... mayor elect. Ottinger won by less than 200 votes. She says Parrottsville has had a female mayor before, but not Cocke County, and she's honored to be the first. "Being the first female mayor of Cocke County is a wonderful milestone and I'm tickled ...

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  19. Man charged with allowing Roane County girl to get tongue piercing, pretending to be her fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... a second location that works as a back-up center for the sirens to sound off. History was made Tuesday night in Cocke County as voters elected their first female mayor. The Republican primary decided the race because there was no Democratic ...

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  20. Girls gain tourney experience before championshipRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Tomahawk Online

    ... two consecutive strikeouts from the mound. Now at 1-1 overall, Johnson County came into Saturday's games facing Cocke County and Union County, both of which put up determined fights. Mirror opposites, the game against Union saw the Lady Longhorns ...

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