Yearly Archives: 2019

Additional lane to open near bridge replacement site

TDOT and contractor Blalock Construction have notified the city of Clinton that the work on the retaining wall to stabilize the northernmost section of roadway at the Lewallen Bridge replacement project that was affected by heavy rainfall in November has been completed, and an additional lane of traffic on Clinch …

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Increased THP presence to continue all week

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says it will increase the number of troopers patrolling state roadways all week due to the New year’s holiday.  Troopers will have increased sobriety, driver’s license and seatbelt checkpoints, and will be on patrol looking for reckless and intoxicated drivers not just tonight, but all week …

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Goins named new Jacksboro Police Chief

Meeting in a special session last Friday, the Jacksboro Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted 3-1, with one abstention, to hire Jeremy Goins as the town’s next chief of police. Longtime Chief Danny Chapman announced his resignation in November. Goins was most recently the Chief Deputy at the Campbell County …

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Local Sports Update

Checking your local high school basketball scores from Monday, we see that the Clinton Lady Dragons were beaten by the Livingston Academy, 59-54, on the final day of a tournament in Oneida. It was Clinton’s second straight loss after a five-game winning streak. Elsewhere, Oak Ridge’s girls downed Meigs County …

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Mike Alcorn, age 57 of Oliver Springs

Mike Alcorn, age 57 of Oliver Springs, passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Methodist Medical Center. Mike was born on April 6, 1962 in Roane County. He is a native of this area and worked as a butcher at many different stores. Mike attended Mineral Springs Baptist Church …

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Katherine “Lucy” Roberts, age 75, of Jacksboro

Katherine “Lucy” Roberts, age 75, of Jacksboro, Tennessee, loving wife and mother went home to be with her Savior on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at her home. She was born on October 11, 1944 in LeJunior, Kentucky to the late L.B. and Willie Reece Huskey. Lucy was a longtime member …

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Wilma Jean Phillips Daugherty, 73

Wilma Jean Phillips Daugherty, 73, passed away on December 27, 2019 at Tennova Medical Center in Powell, TN. Wilma was born on April 18, 1946 in Devonia, TN and was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She married the love of her life, Lonnie Daugherty, in 1961. Wilma fed every …

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Rachel Mae Bennett, age 87, of Clinton

Rachel Mae Bennett, age 87, of Clinton, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at The Waters of Clinton. She was born in Wallins Creek, KY to the late John and Mossie Meadors Moore.  In addition to her parents, Rachel is preceded in death by, husbands, Delmar Webb and Milton …

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Beverly Joan Crawford

Beverly Joan Crawford born April 16, 1940, passed from this life on the beautiful snow-filled morning of December 11, 2019.  Beverly loved her farm, her animals, and UT football. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Ginny Crawford, her cousins Betty and Leroy Talley, Linda and Steve Talley, …

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