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OS brush fire likely caused by hunters

A brush fire on Walden Ridge just outside downtown Oliver Springs was most likely deliberately set, according to state Forestry officials. Smoke was spotted in the area shortly before 2 pm Tuesday and crews from the State Division of Forestry responded as did firefighters from Oliver Springs, Blair and Marlow …

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McNally warns of scam

State Senator Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) is once again warning area residents to be on the lookout for scam attacks.  The latest attack is a phone scam which targets taxpayers who are told they owe money to the United States Treasury which must be paid promptly by giving the caller …

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High School Football state quarterfinal playoff scores

High School Football state quarterfinal playoff scores 6A: Maryville 42 Blackman 7…Oakland 21 Smyrn 14 Semifinals Friday: Oakland at Maryville…Whitehaven at Ravenwood 5A: Sevier County 27 Morristown West 6…Rhea County 14 Ooltewah 13 Semifinals Friday: Rhea County at Sevier County…Centennial at Independence 4A: Catholic 35 Greeneville 21…Marshall County 17 East …

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Busch caps comeback with SCS title

The 2015 Sprint Cup season began with Kyle Busch in a Florida hospital and it ends with the Joe Gibbs Racing driver being crowned NASCAR’s sixty-seventh champion Sunday night after he drove to victory in the season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Busch mastered the final restart and then …

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Buescher wins XFS title as Larson wins finale

Kyle Larson passed Austin Dillon for his final lead of the day five laps from the finish and kept the Number-42 Chevrolet in front the rest of the way to win Saturday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Roush Fenway Racing’s Chris Buescher finished eleventh, good enough for him to win …

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Crafton wins race, Jones takes CWTS title

Matt Crafton and rookie Erik Jones put Toyota in the spotlight Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway … with Crafton winning the season-ending race and Jones – just 19 years old – becoming the youngest champion in the twenty-one-year history of the series. Crafton led a race-high ninety-three laps, including the …

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SCORES—NOVEMBER 19TH

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SCORES—NOVEMBER 19TH Oak Ridge girls 64 CAK 42…Oak Ridge boys 93 CAK 61 Tellico Plains girls 71 Oliver Springs 55…Oliver Springs boys 64 Tellico Plains 62 William Blount girls 77 Powell 50…Powell boys 76 William Blount 50 Kingston girls 55 Wartburg 51…Wartburg boys 63 Kingston 54 Carter …

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