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COPPER BASIN — McMinn Central used a tremendous defensive effort and a pair of long touchdown runs to come away with a non-region 26-20 double overtime win at Copper Basin on Friday.



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A Jeb Bush tweet this week got me thinking about some of the ways our nasty partisan politics has been hurting our kids.


J.L. Perkinson, 83, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday mo…

Kathy Hambaugh, 76, of Madisonville, passed away Friday, Oct. …

Milton Gene Simpson, 72, went home to Jesus on Sunday, Oct. 6,…

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Police Reports

• Ralph E. Rodgers, 66, of 265 Suddath Rd., Ten Mile, was arrested on Oct. 10 by the Athens Police Department and charged with violation of an order of protection. He was being held on $4,000 bond and faced a date in General Sessions Court on Oct. 11. Read more