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Lady Panthers earn spot in regional championship game

The undefeated and still the hottest sports team in Claiborne County took the pitch October 20 for the ... Read more | Add your comment

Jail to work program now a waiting game

The Claiborne Commission unanimously approved a wait and see approach to establishing a jail to work program inside ... Read more | Add your comment

CCSO deputy indicted for assault

A Claiborne County Sheriff’s deputy was indicted on Oct. 19 by the Hancock County Grand Jury on one ... Read more | Add your comment

Coming together for family justice

A county-owned building, standing empty for some time, is the future site of the Claiborne County Family Justice ... Read more | Add your comment

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CUD water earns perfect score, again

The drinking water originating from the Claiborne Utilities District (CUD) has aced its test a third time in a row. The Tennessee Department of Environment ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

Columns

Why do we pretend?

I can’t even tell you the number of times I have pretended to be okay, even though I felt like I was dying inside. So ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Roy Clayton Poore: Engineering a better person

Roy Poore is a Claiborne County native that went to the United States Air Force, loved the engineering side of things but decided he would ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:39 pm

Sports

Photo gallery: Lady Panthers remain undefeated in route to regional championship game

The Cumberland Gap Lady Panthers put its undefeated season on the line against Polk County, October 20. They jumped ahead early and rolled away to a ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:31 pm

Sports

Chiefs JV shuts out Bulldogs

The Bulldogs junior varsity team welcomed the Cherokee Chiefs into Claiborne County for another game of football where tomorrow’s high school starters were on display. ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:25 pm

Sports

Breaking down: Bulldogs versus Panthers

Over the last three seasons Cumberland Gap has had Claiborne’s number when it comes to the big football rivalry game. They currently hold a three ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:18 pm

Sports

Photo gallery: CHS junior varsity versus Cherokee

The Claiborne Bulldogs JV team played Cherokee October 19 at Claiborne High School. Despite the long travel, the Chiefs took it to the Dogs winning ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Monday, October 19, 2020 8:24 pm

Sports

Bulldogs defeat Knights and move to 7-1

The Bulldogs loaded the buses and traveled to the land of the Black Knights, October 16. Claiborne is a one loss team that was looking ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, October 16, 2020 10:42 pm

Sports

Panthers sweep Indians

Cumberland Gap hosted Hancock County for the second time this season in part because of COVID-19 canceling their out of state games. During the first ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, October 16, 2020 9:56 pm

Sports

Photo gallery: Cumberland Gap district championship in pictures

The Lady Panthers won the 3A District Championship, October 15. They outplayed Oneida and won the game at 3-0. Here is a selection of photos ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, October 16, 2020 1:00 pm

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Cumberland Gap beats Lady Bobcats and Lady Indians to win district championship

Cumberland Gap hosted the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats during the opening round of the 2020 district tournament, October 13. The undefeated Lady Panthers were focused ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:06 pm

Sports

Breaking down: Claiborne versus Chuckey-Doak

The second of two season defining games for the 2020 Bulldogs will take place October 16 at Chuckey-Doak. The two teams had the Longhorns as ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:49 pm

Sports

Claiborne defeats Union in district tournament opener

The 2020 district soccer tournament opened up, October 12, for the Lady Bulldogs as they hosted Union County. This was the third meeting between the ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:45 pm

Sports

Photo gallery: CHS soccer advances with win over Union County

October 12- Claiborne and Union County battled for the chance to move into the 2020 district tournament’s semi-final round against Grainger. Claiborne got behind early ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Monday, October 12, 2020 7:41 pm

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Photo gallery: Miss McKenzie Taylor homecoming queen, Bulldogs win 48-0

Miss Mckenzie Taylor was crowned 2020 Claiborne Homecoming Queen. Miss Riley Embry was the second runner up and Makenzie Walker was first runner up. The ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, October 9, 2020 10:42 pm

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Bulldogs shutout Cosby, McKenzie Taylor crowned queen

The Bulldogs were trying to rebound from their first loss on the gridiron, October 9 as Cosby came to town. Last season Cosby outlasted the ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, October 9, 2020 10:34 pm

Sports

Photo gallery: Panthers middle defeats Bulldogs

Cumberland Gap Middle School got a big win over rival Claiborne, October 8. The Panthers started off with a fumble on their first drive but ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, October 9, 2020 3:15 pm

Sports

Middle school Panthers roll at Claiborne

Claiborne middle school hosted Cumberland Gap, October 8 at Claiborne High School. The Panthers were a better team on paper but you can throw out ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, October 9, 2020 3:09 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Local pastor charged with incest; victim reports “30 to 40” instances of rape; Noe released Thursday on $100,000 bond

A local man, who serves as a pastor in Kentucky, has been charged with incest and accused of raping a child. Frank Asher Noe, Jr., ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:52 pm

Sports

Claiborne Middle School Bulldogs fall at Lafollette, 36-26

Claiborne middle rolled over to Lafollette and battled the Owls. The final score was 36-26 but the Bulldogs played hard despite losing their quarterback, Isaac ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 3:41 pm

Sports

Panthers middle school wins at Onieda

Oneida welcomed the Cumberland Gap Panthers middle school football team into the land of the Indians, October 1. Typically, winning at Oneida is a difficult ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 3:38 pm

News

Shining a purple light on domestic violence

Each October, the nation pauses to remember those who have lost their lives due to domestic violence. For the last several years, the Light Your ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:11 am

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Claiborne Middle School Bulldogs host rival HMMS

Middle school football has been a mess at times due to COVID-19 but there have been some good football played. Horace Maynard Middle School came ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:31 pm

Sports

Breaking down: Claiborne versus Cosby

35-24 was the score last season when the Claiborne Bulldogs traveled to Cosby and lost a non conference game against the Eagles. Claiborne had a ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:31 pm

Sports

Claiborne JV defeats Cumberland Gap JV 13-0

The future stars of Claiborne County area high school football teams were on display, October 5 at Claiborne High School. Cumberland Gap and Claiborne kicked ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Monday, October 5, 2020 8:26 pm

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Claiborne High School football salutes veterans

The football program at Claiborne High wanted to salute the veterans and with a heartfelt ceremony at halftime of the Johnson County game October 2, ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Sunday, October 4, 2020 11:46 am

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Longhorns hand Bulldogs first loss of season

Claiborne and the 5-0 Bulldogs welcomed Johnson County into Bulldogs territory for an important district game. The key to a Bulldogs win was described in ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, October 2, 2020 11:25 pm