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Bryan Signs With Lee College

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 11:21 am

Dallas Bryan, a senior at Grundy County High School, signed a baseball scholarship with Lee College on Wednesday, November 12. Pictured are (l to r): Back row – England Bryan, GCHS Principal Jamie Ruehling, Coach Brad Dees, Coach Chase Jones, Alexis Bryan, and Matt Bogle. Front row – Terry Bryan (father), Misty Bryan (mother), Dallas Bryan, Steve Lovvorn, and Lesa Lovvorn (grandparents).

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Williams Promoted To Major

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 11:30 am

Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Tracy Trott on Friday announced changes to the highway patrol’s top command staff. Stacy Williams has been promoted from Captain to Major, supervising the Special Investigations Bureau. The command staff change was prompted by the retirement of Lt. Col. Richard “Dean” Hurley, who joined the THP in 1977. He has served as Lt. Col. since

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  • Hwy. 41 Bridge Opens

    Posted on November 14, 2014 at 9:57 am

    Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer joined state and local officials today to celebrate the official opening of the newly-completed bridge on U.S. Hwy. 41 over the Tennessee River at Nickajack Lake in Marion County on November 7. The new concrete and steel structure has two 12-foot lanes and full 10-foot shoulders and replaces a nearby 1929 truss bridge. The contractor on the $21.5 million project is Britton Bridge,

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  • From The Mayor’s Desk

    Posted on November 14, 2014 at 9:51 am

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    GRUNDY COUNTY MAYOR michael brady It is my pleasure to serve you as your Grundy County Mayor. I hope each of you is doing well. The Mayor’s office is your office, and will diligently keep you informed on the important issues we face. We have been very busy with day-to-day tasks, as well as a host of important issues. First, I would like to address the recent audit of Grundy

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Big 8 Roundup

Posted on November 20, 2014 at 9:01 am

SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie Deadline for Big 8 results to be turned in to the Herald is Noon on Mondays. All names are spelled as turned in on the score sheets. If your school’s results are not listed it is because they have not turned in their results to the Herald. Scorekeepers please fill out all areas of the score sheet including quarter-by-quarter score and first and last names of

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  • Basketball Jackets Hit The Hardwoods

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 11:24 am

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    SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie Grundy’s basketball teams hit the courts hard to open the season with four games in five days playing Hall of Fame games at Tullahoma Thursday through Saturday and then hosting South Pittsburg Monday night in Ricky Richards Gym. Through Monday the Lady Jackets are 1-3 on the season and the men are 0-4. Coach Julie Davis was happy to get the first win Monday night. “It

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  • Big 8 Roundup

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:17 am

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    SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie Deadline for Big 8 results to be turned in to the Herald is 12:00 p.m. on Mondays. All names are spelled as turned in on the score sheets. If your school’s results are not listed, it is because they have not turned in their results to the Herald. Scorekeepers please fill out all areas of the score sheet including quarter-by-quarter scores and first and last names

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Tenth Annual Bill And Mendia Patton Awards

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 11:28 am

On November 11, Beth Brown, English teacher at Grundy County High School, presented three juniors with the Bill and Mendia Patton Patriotic Award. This award is given each Veteran’s Day to the top essay winners in the junior class at GCHS. This year’s winners were all former students at North Elementary School. Pictured (l to r):  Karen Dickerson (sophomore English teacher), Lisa Myers (seventh and eighth grade English teacher), Halie

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  • Neighbor Of The Week Claude Hoback

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:13 am

    NOW Claude Hoback

    Claude Hoback is known by many as a businessman in the Tracy City area. He is also very involved with his church and the local community. You currently live in Tracy City. Were you raised here? “No, my parents, George and Ida Mae Hoback lived in Sewanee and I grew up there. I went to Sewanee Elementary and played basketball. I graduated from Franklin County High School in 1966. All

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  • SVEC Christmas Angel Trees

    Posted on November 14, 2014 at 10:09 am

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    Pictured are SVEC’s Cassi Summers, Karey Hixson, and Courtney Simmons with some of the gifts donated during the 2014 Angel Tree at the Dunlap office. All five of SVEC’s offices have Angels with the names of local children in need. Please stop by and pick up an Angel and return the gifts by December 8. Share the joy of Christmas!

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Mockingjay Part 1

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 11:01 am

Katniss Everdeen becomes the face of a revolution in “Mockingjay — Part 1,” The film-makers have kept Collins’s best lines, allowing Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson, as Katniss’s two love rivals, to show off their genuine acting skills and Woody Harrelson and Philip Seymour Hoffman — orchestrating violence by means of propaganda — to make us chuckle. For the millions who have read Collins’ bestselling trilogy and are awaiting this

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  • Big Hero 6

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 10:34 am

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    As the Disney-Marvel mash-up “Big Hero 6” moves toward its big-action finale, the images will look strikingly familiar. A supervillain wreaks havoc. A portal to another dimension looms. A showdown goes airborne over a metropolis. It could be the finale of a dozen superhero films, with one difference: “Big Hero 6” is animated. But the majority of comic-book films are also computer-generated, particularly their large set pieces. Never has that

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  • Interstellar

    Posted on November 6, 2014 at 8:38 am

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    Since his breakthrough with the backward-running “Memento,” Christopher Nolan has made a plaything of time. In “Interstellar,” he slips into its very fabric, shaping its flows and exploding its particles. It’s an absurd endeavor. And it’s one of the most sublime movies of the decade. As our chief large-canvas illusionist, Nolan’s kaleidoscope puzzles have often dazzled more than they have moved, prizing brilliant, hocus-pocus architecture over emotional interiors. But a

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