Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) held the White Coat Ceremony for the inaugural class of 2018 on Aug. 15.The White Coat Ceremony serves to symbolize the pathway toward becoming a doctor, including the knowledge and professionalism students will acquire. The ceremony also enables the College of Veterinary Medicine to affirm its commitment to providing the education and training necessary to help each student achieve his or her professional goals.
Stanifer and Stanifer is currently celebrating 65 years of practicing law in Claiborne and surrounding counties.To begin the legacy, William R. Stanifer opened his law office in 1949 and then practiced law for over six decades. In addition to his active law practice, he served as General Sessions Judge and County Attorney.He is the only attorney in the history of Claiborne County to argue a case before the United States Supreme Court.
If someone asked you when we celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, you would probably know the answer is October. For many years, October has been the time in which WBIR hosts “Buddy Check 10,” The Komen Foundation urges everyone to Race for the Cure and supporters proudly wear pink and rally around brave survivors.My mother and two aunts were breast cancer survivors and I will forever appreciate the cause. But what you may not be aware of is that this month — ...
After some 38 years filling the dual roles of county agriculture/forestry agent and director of the Claiborne County Extension Office, Mike Heiskell is ready to retire.“I decided years ago, when I got to the point where I couldn’t do what I thought needed to be done, it would be time for me to quit,” Heiskell said during the Claiborne County Commission meeting on Monday.Heiskell, who left his job nearly four decades ago at the University of Georgia to b...
Clinch-Powell Educational Cooperative Head Start/Early Head Start Program recently partnered with the Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, University Medical Clinic, and Dr. Jessica Minton, DDS, to conduct health screenings for approximately 80 Claiborne County children enrolled in the Head Start and Early Head Start Programs. The services were provided at no cost to the parents or insurance companies.
The Kentucky Path and Major George Gibson Chapters of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) hosted a “Freedom Picnic” at Wilderness Road State Park in Ewing, Virginia, on Aug. 23.The focus of this year’s picnic was Vietnam Veterans, although, as stated by Kentucky Path Regent Karen Potter-Hughes, the DAR honors all veterans and is happy to see veterans of all wars.Members of “Vets Serving Vets” of Middlesboro, Ken...
The Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Music Department will present the Hanneke Cassel Trio in concert on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Arnold Auditorium of the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum on the LMU Main Campus in Harrogate.
The 2014 Claiborne County Fair Sheep Show was held on day two of the fair. Just as the Junior Dairy Show did the previous day, the sheep show brought in a very nice collection of animals, according to the judge.The results are as follows:Breed Border Leicester Class ILot #3 Grand and Reserve Champion RamsEx. No. Name133 Jordy Barnette133 Jordy BarnetteLot #9 Grand and Reserve Champion EwesEx. No. Name...
Bill and Georgia West are celebrating their 50th wedding...
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