Kingsport Times News Thursday, April 24, 2014
Community Local News
Outdoor classroom, park on site of Lee coal tipple to open Thursday

Outdoor classroom, park on site of Lee coal tipple to open Thursday

April 22nd, 2014 11:48 pm by Wes Bunch

The park is located at the former Rand Osborne Coal Tipple Yard, which is situated along Straight Creek in the Stone Creek Community between St. Charles and Pennington Gap.

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News Regional & National
Justices appear to be critical of Ohio law that punishes campaign lies

Justices appear to be critical of Ohio law that punishes campaign lies

April 22nd, 2014 11:42 pm by Associated Press

The case has attracted widespread attention, with both liberal and conservative groups saying the law tramples on the time-honored, if dubious, tradition of political mudslinging.

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Crime Local News
Kingsport man pleads guilty  to counterfeiting

Kingsport man pleads guilty to counterfeiting

April 22nd, 2014 10:27 pm by Matthew Lane

Jordan Johnson, 20, of Kingsport, appeared in U.S. District Court in Greeneville Tuesday morning for a change of plea hearing. Judge Leon Jordan accepted the guilty plea and scheduled a sentencing hearing for Aug. 19.

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Community Local News
Local K-9 handlers and partners crowned top dogs

Local K-9 handlers and partners crowned top dogs

April 22nd, 2014 9:50 pm by Staff Report

A pair of K-9 handlers from two local police departments and their respective four-legged partners recently took home top honors at certification field trials in Loudon County, Tenn.

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Community Education
Sullivan South,  Dobyns-Bennett students named Merit Scholars

Sullivan South, Dobyns-Bennett students named Merit Scholars

April 22nd, 2014 8:44 pm by Rick Wagner

The winners are South's Luke E. Hiester, D-B's Spencer D. Miller, South's Taylor Pinto and D-B's Sarah Van Dierdonck.

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News Local News
THP: Off-duty Washington deputy had been drinking before crash

THP: Off-duty Washington deputy had been drinking before crash

April 22nd, 2014 8:22 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

"The BAC has not been processed by the TBI as of yet," said THP spokesman Sgt. Bill Miller. "This is not an overnight process. This process does take several weeks to complete."

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News Photos Local News

Photo Gallery: Idle Hour Road Barn Fire

April 22nd, 2014 8:04 pm by Ned Jilton

The fast moving fire had fully engulfed the structure by the time the first units arrived on the scene. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Community Photos Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Showcase: Surrounded by Beauty

April 22nd, 2014 7:30 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features a collection of photos taken by Emmale Kathryn Salyer. It showcases the beauty that surrounds us each and every day - if we just take the time to look at it.

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Entertainment
Summer movie preview: Hollywood bets big again

Summer movie preview: Hollywood bets big again

April 22nd, 2014 7:11 pm by JAKE COYLE, Associated Press

Like jumbo jets on the runway, Hollywood's summer movies are lined up, ready for takeoff. Will they hit any turbulence? If the movie business had a "fasten your seat belt" light, it was certainly flashing last summer.

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Local News
Victim of fatal crash in Gray identified

Victim of fatal crash in Gray identified

April 22nd, 2014 6:18 pm by NET News Service

Jerry L. Dugger, 49, 160 Carr Hollow Road, Bluff City, died when a cement truck crashed into his pickup after Dugger pulled his 2009 Nissan Frontier into its path, according to a press release issued by Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal.

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