Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

High school hoops round-up

It was another busy weekend of high school basketball. On Saturday, the Clinton Lady Dragons downed Campbell County, 63-50, at home as Sarah Burton scored 22 points. Jazz Moore and Naiyah Sanders each tallied 17 for CHS in the win. In the nightcap Saturday, the Dragons held off a feisty …

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Clinton Council meets Monday

The Clinton City Council meets this afternoon at 5:30 pm in City Hall. The meeting will be conducted in accordance with the currently Emergency Declaration Provisions, and will be televised on ACTV. Among the items on what appears to be a full agenda include the Fiscal year 2019-2020 audit report …

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TNG, TANG troops return from DC

(TNG press release) More than 750 Soldiers and Airmen with the Tennessee National Guard returned home from supporting the 59th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C. throughout the afternoon of Jan. 22. These Tennesseans were a part of a 25,000-member National Guard task force providing security, logistics, communications and traffic control …

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State updates COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

The Tennessee Department of Health has updated Tennessee’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan as the state continues to prioritize Tennesseans most at risk of serious complications from the virus The state has added people living in households with medically fragile children to Phase 1c of the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. Vaccination of …

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Blair named Jellico Fire Chief

During January’s City Council meeting, Jellico Mayor Dwight Osborn announced that Keith Blair will become the city’s new Fire Chief, succeeding the late Wayne Honeycutt, who passed away earlier this year. Blair has been with the JFD for over ten years, and has previously worked in a couple of other …

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Road reopened after Friday crash takes down TVA tower

The intersection of South Illinois Avenue and Union Valley Road was reopened late Sunday night after having been closed since Friday afternoon after a truck crashed into a Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) transmission tower, causing the highway to be impassable. A preliminary report from the THP said 28-year-old Dustin Elliott …

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Trent Junior Rose, age 83 of Andersonville

Trent Junior Rose, age 83 of Andersonville, TN, passed away on January 18, 2021 at Methodist Medical Center. He is preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Nancy Rose and sisters, Margaret Rosenbalm and Thelma Rosenbalm. He is survived and will be greatly missed by his children, Sue Lindsay …

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Tommy Taylor, age 75 of Clinton

Tommy Taylor, age 75 of Clinton passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Methodist Medical Center.  Tommy was a member of Edgemoor Baptist Church where he stayed very active helping with the Building and Grounds Committee and the Awana’s.  Tommy retired from Anderson County School System in the maintenance …

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