Monthly Archives: March 2017

Melissa Carson Huckaby, age 50, of LaFollette

Melissa Carson Huckaby, age 50, of LaFollette passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017. She was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by parents, Delis & Nannie Mary Ipox Carson; brother, John L. Carson Survivors Daughter: Jamie Huckaby Son: Tyler Carson Grandchildren: Zane Carson and Willow Carson Brother: Timbo Carson …

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Edsel L. Weaver, age 94 of Heiskell

Edsel L. Weaver, age 94 of Heiskell passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at his residence.  Edsel was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church and a veteran of the United States Army Air Corp and served his country in World War II.  He owned and operated Weaver’s Auto …

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ORAU welcomes four new colleges to consortium

(ORAU)  ORAU recently welcomed Arizona State University and Yale University as its newest sponsoring institutions during the 72nd annual meeting of its Council of Sponsoring Institutions. Oakland University and Villanova University were named new associate members. “We are honored to have these four institutions joining our growing university consortium,” said …

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ORT: Oliver Springs fire kills cats

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, an Oliver Springs woman who shut a bedroom door after finding an electrical outlet on fire in a bedroom Thursday morning likely prevented further damage to her house. The fire at the home at 612 Johnson Road on the southwest side of …

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Dream It. Do It. returns for second year

(AC Chamber)  Dream It. Do It., the competition that pairs area industries with teams of eighth graders is set to launch a second season. The students, armed with GoPro cameras, work with businesses to create videos about the manufacturing process. Those videos go online and are voted on by the …

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Betsy Fox, age 74, of LaFollette

Betsy Fox, age 74, of LaFollette passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Member of True Gospel Church. Preceded in death by daughter, Betsy Irene Barnes; son, Gary Fox; grandson, Thomas Wade Barnes; son-in-law, Roy L. Miller; parents, Russell & Alice Mae Terry; brothers, Eli, Odis, William, Frankie, Johnny Cleveland, Carl, …

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Terry Bell, age 68 of Knoxville

Terry Bell, age 68 of Knoxville, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Parkwest Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be announced as soon as the information becomes available. Online register book can be signed at www.frakerfuneralhome.net Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of …

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