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Wilder memoir to give gritty view of prairie life

Wilder memoir to give gritty view of prairie life

August 16th, 2014 3:42 pm by KEVIN BURBACH, Associated Press

Laura Ingalls Wilder penned one of the most beloved children's series of the 20th century, but her forthcoming autobiography will show devoted "Little House on the Prairie" fans a more realistic, grittier view of frontier living.

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Facilities study about to get underway

Facilities study about to get underway

August 16th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The timeline is for the final report and recommendations, shaped by separate steering committees and community input sessions for each system, are to be done and presented to the Kingsport and Sullivan County Boards of Education in early March.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

August 16th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This weeks stories include a robbery victim recognizing the robber as her grandson's friend, a Kingsport man being charged with child abuse, a DUI driver triggering a head-on collision and a woman thwarting an abduction attempt, among others

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Hawkins lawyer suspended for not responding to new complaint of misconduct

Hawkins lawyer suspended for not responding to new complaint of misconduct

August 16th, 2014 11:08 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County attorney John Anderson is facing complaints of misconduct which included allegations of lying to a judge, lying to his clients, ignoring clients, and filing paperwork for clients which was "replete with errors."

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Coming back from the dark: Scott County teacher shares her story of suicide attempt, battle with depression

Coming back from the dark: Scott County teacher shares her story of suicide attempt, battle with depression

August 16th, 2014 10:00 am by Marci Gore

Christi Copeland Stapleton was just 16 when, after an argument with a boyfriend, she decided she wanted to end her life. "I went and got a bottle of sleeping pills and swallowed 15 of them," she said.

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Candlelight vigil outside Graceland marks Elvis' death

Candlelight vigil outside Graceland marks Elvis' death

August 16th, 2014 3:20 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Holding flickering candles, fans of Elvis Presley made a slow, nighttime walk past his gravesite at Graceland on Friday, marking the anniversary of his death 37 years ago.

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K-Mets fend off Pirates in wild Appy affair

K-Mets fend off Pirates in wild Appy affair

August 16th, 2014 12:30 am by Dave Ongie

The K-Mets overcame the ejection of manager Jose Leger and held off a furious rally by the Pirates to escape with an 11-9 victory Friday night, bolstering their playoff chances by pulling within 2 1/2 games of West Division-leading Elizabethton.

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Rebels, Golden Raiders look good in Three Rivers Jamboree

Rebels, Golden Raiders look good in Three Rivers Jamboree

August 15th, 2014 11:26 pm by George Thwaites

Sullivan South fans didn't get a preseason look at Elizabethton star running back Ethan Thomas in Friday night's Three Rivers Conference football jamboree. What they did get was a glimpse of every player on the Rebels' roster.

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1 killed in tanker truck fire on I-65 in Tennessee

1 killed in tanker truck fire on I-65 in Tennessee

August 15th, 2014 11:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A tanker truck explosion and fire in Middle Tennessee killed one person early Friday, and authorities said the southbound lanes of Interstate 65 could be closed until Monday afternoon.

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SCSO holding 5k race on Saturday

SCSO holding 5k race on Saturday

August 15th, 2014 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Traffic will be delayed around Blountville Saturday morning as the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office hosts their third annual Hot pursuit 5k and two mile walk.

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