Sports

DECATUR — The Meigs County gym was filled with intensity Thursday night as the Lady Tigers battled class AAA Bradley before falling in overtime to the defending state champions. The Lady Tigers and Bearettes went to overtime tied 54-54, but Meigs had two players foul out in overtime in a 59-…

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DECATUR - The Meigs Middle boys have a chance to make history while the Meigs Middle and Athens City Middle School girls could be headed to a second-round showdown in the TMSAA’s Area 3-AA Basketball Tournament.

Community

Brad Sells, a local wood sculptor, will give a demonstration entitled “The Story Behind the Tree” at the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. His work will remain on display at the museum through Feb. 28.

Opinion

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We Asked: Do you like President Trump’s tendency to announce major foreign and domestic policies on Twitter? Do you think it’s a direct way for him to speak to the American people or is it a haphazard method of communication that causes problems?

Obituaries

Joe Paul Buchanan, 85, of Crossville, passed away Saturday, Ja…

Police Reports

• Thomas Short, 59, of 2314 River Rd., Dandridge, was arrested on Jan. 21 by the Etowah Police Department and charged with public intoxication. He was being held without bond and no court date was listed. Read more