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Hall Of Fame Banquet Inductees

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 10:20 am

The Grundy County High School Sports Hall of Fame welcomed the 2014-15 class into the record books August 16 as it hosted its first annual induction banquet at Grundy County High School. The nine-member class was honored along with the 2013-2014 group. Last season’s class plaques to be hung in the school hall were unveiled while the newest troop was presented their personal induction awards. Those inducted Saturday included John

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Palmer Labor Day Celebration

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 10:09 am

Palmer’s Annual Labor Day Celebration is Monday, September 1. Parade lineup will be at 10:00 a.m. Parade begins at 11:00 a.m. starting at Layne’s Funeral Home at the Junction of 108 and 399. Immediately following the parade is the beginning of an all day celebration.  Bring your lawn Chairs. Food, craft vendors, and inflatables for kids will be on ball field. Games will be in Community Center. The Coal Miner’s

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  • County Accepting Bids For New Jail

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    After years of complaints and safety issues, the Grundy County Commissions is finally ready to accept bids for a new jail. Vance Travis, an architect with TWH Architects out of Chattanooga, announced that contractors have until September 4 to file sealed bids for the projected 96-bed detention center. The new facility will be located behind the courthouse and include 20 beds for women and administrative offices. Travis said the goal

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  • GCHS Welcomes New Principal

    Posted on August 14, 2014 at 9:35 am

    Ruehling new principal

      Grundy County High School opens the 2014-2015 school year with a new principal. A familiar face at the high school after serving as vice-principal for the past several years, Jamie Ruehling hopes to make a positive impact on the students and the community as the school leader.   Ruehling was born and raised in Grundy County. He graduated from Grundy County High School in 1992 and continued his education

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Junior Jackets Shine In Jamboree

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 10:20 am

Grundy’s Junior Jackets did very well in their jamboree Saturday at John A. Anderson Field in Tracy City defeating OLPH three touchdowns to one and Dayton City four to none. The team opens their regular season Thursday at Dayton City for a 6:00 Central time kickoff. Offensive leaders for Grundy on Saturday in rushing were Josh Wingo with seven carries for 165 yards and three touchdowns, Ethan Nunley with six

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  • Jackets Win At Jamboree

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 9:46 am

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    Grundy will get their season underway one night early as they travel to Jasper for a Thursday night contest to begin the 2014 season. Kickoff is set for 7:00 pm. A win over the Warriors would give the Jackets a great jump start to their season. “They’re big, physical and probably the best Marion team I’ve seen since I’ve been head coach. They’re very physical team that likes to pound

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  • TSSAA Sets Football Classes

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 2:58 pm

    In a vote on Monday the TSSAA set the new football classifications for the next two years beginning 2015. There will be 6 classes in football with the 32 teams in 6A automatically making the playoffs each year. How Grundy County will be impacted is an increased number in their 3A region. Beginning in 2015 the region will likely look like this: Brainerd, Chattanooga Christian, East Ridge, Grundy County, Howard,

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Fun In The Sun

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 10:13 am

Ann Nunley won the Fun in the Sun Lake Winnie 4-pack contest from the Grundy County Herald. She is pictured with her grandson Abraham.

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  • Branson Braden Born

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 10:17 am

    baby boy Branson

    A son, Braden Kase, was born July 29, 2014 at Erlanger Medical Center to Johnny and Chelsea Braden of Monteagle. He weighed 6 llbs, 6 ounces and 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Jimmy Dyer, Jr. and Sonia Mainard. Paternal grandparents are Buster and Diane Braden of Gruetli-Laager. Branson has a 2-year old brother, Baylee Ray.

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  • Meet Your Neighbor

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    meet your neighbor misty patel

    Misty Patel, originally from India, has made the mountain her home. A business owner, she loves Grundy County and the people who live here. When did you come to Grundy County? “I moved here in 2001 from Gujarat, India. I live in Tracy City. I wanted to come because I liked America and I really like Tracy City and the mountain.” Can you tell us about your family? “Yes, I

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If I Stay

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 9:58 am

Mia Hall (Chloe Grace Moretz) is a bright 17 year-old full of the bloom of youth. Between playing the cello purely for pleasure and dating the doting boy of her dreams (Jamie Blackley), the happy high school senior considers herself truly blessed. She is even lucky enough to have the perfect parents (Mireille Enos and Joshua Leonard) who support the idea of her majoring in classical music, whether she gets

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  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 9:06 am

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    Rebooting the popular franchise after Paramount acquired the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle” rights, producer Michael Bay and director Jonathan Liebesman have taken on a full recap of the turtle’s origin story and their epic conflict with the dastardly Foot Clan crime syndicate. As a late-summer entry arriving just before the school year begins, “Turtles” could see some moderately enthusiastic if somewhat unpredictable response from the film’s target audience, since many

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  • Guardians Of The Galaxy

    Posted on August 6, 2014 at 9:03 am

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    At the height of their powers, our overlords at Marvel have deigned to prove, like an emperor tolerating a court jester, that they do, in fact, have a sense of humor. The Marvel universe, of course, isn’t entirely lacking comedy, as we’ve seen in “Iron Man” and “The Avengers.” But on the whole, the Marvel kingdom is built on an unshakable foundation of self-seriousness. The comic book studio seems to

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