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Late bloomer helps community garden for Eagle Scout project

Late bloomer helps community garden for Eagle Scout project

January 3rd, 2015 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

For most scouts looking to achieve the rank of Eagle, it takes years, sometimes a lifetime, of scouting to reach that rank. But Strasser came to the scouts later than most, joining the scouts almost four years ago.

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Bearcats out-claw Blue Devils in first Conference 40 meeting of season

Bearcats out-claw Blue Devils in first Conference 40 meeting of season

January 3rd, 2015 12:22 am by George Thwaites

Virginia High basketball coach Barry Reed isn't the easiest guy in the world to please. But even with reservations, he was mostly satisfied with the Bearcats' 72-68 win over Gate City on Friday on Ballard Lee Court.

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Riley saves Bucs in win over Keydets

Riley saves Bucs in win over Keydets

January 2nd, 2015 11:38 pm by Joe Avento, NET News Service

East Tennessee State survived its worst outside shooting performance of the season and beat Virginia Military Institute 98-88 on Friday night in a Southern Conference men's basketball game.

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Woman faces multiple counts of theft for using grandma's debit card

Woman faces multiple counts of theft for using grandma's debit card

January 2nd, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman was charged with four counts of identity theft and four counts of theft under $500 last week after allegedly admitting to using her grandmother's debit card without permission.

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Entertainment
Little Jimmy Dickens, oldest Opry member, dies at 94

Little Jimmy Dickens, oldest Opry member, dies at 94

January 2nd, 2015 8:44 pm by Associated Press

The singer died Friday at a Nashville-area hospital of cardiac arrest after suffering a stroke on Christmas Day, Opry spokeswoman Jessie Schmidt said.

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Multistate crime spree leaves 2 dead, 3 wounded

Multistate crime spree leaves 2 dead, 3 wounded

January 2nd, 2015 7:30 pm by JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press; MITCH WEISS, Associated Press

A multistate crime spree left a North Carolina couple dead and their home torched before two suspects were caught in a New Year's Day shootout that wounded two West Virginia police officers, authorities said Friday.

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Vols overwhelm Hawkeyes in TaxSlayer Bowl, 45-28

Vols overwhelm Hawkeyes in TaxSlayer Bowl, 45-28

January 2nd, 2015 7:11 pm by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

Joshua Dobbs accounted for three touchdowns, Jalen Hurd ran for two scores and Tennessee beat Iowa 45-28 on Friday in the TaxSlayer Bowl for its first postseason victory since the Phillip Fulmer era.

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US sanctions North Korea over Sony cyberattack

US sanctions North Korea over Sony cyberattack

January 2nd, 2015 6:00 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Friday authorizing the sanctions. Although the U.S. has already sanctioned North Korea over its nuclear program, these are the first sanctions punishing Pyongyang for alleged cyberattacks.

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Entertainment
'Beverly Hillbillies' star Donna Douglas dies

'Beverly Hillbillies' star Donna Douglas dies

January 2nd, 2015 5:29 pm by Associated Press

Douglas played the buxom tomboy Elly May Clampett on the hit 1960s sitcom. Her niece says Douglas died Thursday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, of pancreatic cancer.

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Community Photos Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Gallery: Week of Dec. 28

January 2nd, 2015 5:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Each week, our Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers. Some of the photos featured also appeared in the Dec. 28 print edition of Sunday Stories.

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