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County says ‘no’ to McNabb program building; commissioners split

The $500,000 in grant funds was awarded to the county. The Helen Ross McNabb Center was onboard with ... Read more | Add your comment

‘Last Saturday in Cumberland Gap’ first event since 2019

The “Last Saturday in April: Antique Event” will take place inside the historic town of Cumberland Gap on ... Read more | Add your comment

YARN in the Gap; a free community concert

A free concert is happening this weekend inside the historic town of Cumberland Gap. The concert, slated for ... Read more | Add your comment

Tennessee church’s kids ‘buy the farm’ for missions

By LONNIE WILKEY, Baptist and Reflector GORDONSVILLE, Tenn. (BP) – New Middleton Baptist Church began a Kids on ... Read more | Add your comment

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‘Last Saturday in Cumberland Gap’ first event since 2019

The “Last Saturday in April: Antique Event” will take place inside the historic town of Cumberland Gap on April 24, rain or shine. More than ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jan Runions.

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Cameron files brief in support of Tenn. abortion waiting-period law

Attorney General Daniel Cameron is leading a coalition of 21 state attorneys general, in filing a friend of the court brief urging the U.S. Supreme ... Read more | Add your comment

by Tom Latek.

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CCSO deputies complete academy training

The Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office has just thickened its thin blue line by two members who spent the last 12 weeks entrenched in everything law ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Monday, April 19, 2021 10:00 am

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Public Records for 4-16-21

The following public records are the only public records that have been made available to the Claiborne Progress. If you feel that there has been ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Friday, April 16, 2021 3:11 pm

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Estep handles plea agreements

Judge Robert Estep handled several plea agreements in Claiborne Sessions Court, including one for Webb Gary Bussell. Bussell, charged with one count of assault, was ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:33 pm

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Massengill murder suspects indicted, arraignment set

A true bill has been returned on three Claiborne County residents who were arrested and charged last month with the murder of Aaron Massengill. The ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Thursday, April 15, 2021 11:21 am

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Aaron’s Army creates tsunami of kindness

Family and friends of the late Aaron Massengill spent what would have been his 29th birthday seeking ways to brighten others’ lives with random acts ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:45 pm

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Your latest area church events

The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website each week for a ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:00 pm

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Area Happenings for the week of April 12-18

The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website each week for a ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 11:44 am

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God is my divine helper

I spilled coffee on my Bible yesterday. As I wiped the pages, I was upset. I didn’t want my Bible to be stained. But as ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 11:27 am

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‘Tennessee Strong’ not just another country song

Jake Hoot is a young Tennessean who entered the 17th season of The Voice and won the championship in December 2019. Now he’s recognized as ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 11:23 am

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Tennessee 6-year-old inspires church with Annie Offering gift

By BRANDON ELROD, NAMB CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Pastor Larry Robertson of Hilldale Baptist Church in Clarksville, Tenn., saw the young Maci Parker out of the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 10, 2021 7:25 pm

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ARC awards $500K to county for drug abuse recovery program

Claiborne County is one of several receiving a portion of the $9.4 M in grant funds being issued from the Appalachian Regional Commission’s INSPIRE Initiative ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Friday, April 9, 2021 5:42 pm

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Pleas taken in Claiborne Criminal Court

Several plea agreements were entered during the latest session of Claiborne County Criminal Court, including one for Cody William Adams, 30, who pled guilty to ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Friday, April 9, 2021 11:55 am

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Davis Creek Church unveils TN Historical Commission marker

For 223 years, the members of Davis Creek Primitive Baptist Church have met together in worship through hardship and through bounty. Located just off Old ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Friday, April 9, 2021 10:59 am

LMU Athletics

LMU softball takes home win streak to 23 games

Lincoln Memorial University Sports Information HARROGATE, Tenn. – Keeping its perfect Dorothy Neely Field record intact throughout a record-shattering season thus far, the Lincoln Memorial ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 9, 2021 8:17 am

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Tazewell man charged with rape in Kentucky

A Tazewell, Tennessee, man is facing charges including rape following an investigation by Bell County Sheriff’s Sgt. Patrick Brooks that began in 2016. Shane Whitehead, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 8, 2021 9:49 am

LMU Athletics

Let’s play two!

LMU adds two more home doubleheaders to final week of regular season

HARROGATE, Tenn. – Whereas the remainder of the regular season only stood at six more games for the Lincoln Memorial University softball team at the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 4:23 pm

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Public records for April 6

Compiled by JAN RUNIONS   The following public records are the only public records that have been made available to the Claiborne Progress. If you feel ... Read more

by Jan Runions, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:48 pm

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LMU women’s soccer snags five all-SAC award winners

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Fresh off one of the most successful head coaching debuts in school history, the Lincoln Memorial University women’s soccer program was ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:29 pm

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One million people fully vaccinated in Tennessee

Tennessee has reached a vaccination landmark of one million Tennesseans being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Approximately 22 percent have received at least one dose. “We ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 5, 2021 3:04 pm

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TDOC to resume visitation

Nashville – The Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) will resume visitation for inmates at all facilities beginning next weekend. A modified visitation schedule will be ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 5, 2021 3:00 pm

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Davenport takes home $21,000

Tazewell Speedway hosted the Lil Bill Corum Memorial, April 3. Drivers and fans came from all over the United States to witness the high speed ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Sunday, April 4, 2021 12:43 pm

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Photo gallery: CMS Devils softball versus Anderson County

The Claiborne Middle School Devils softball team had to withstand a late charge from the Lady Mavericks of Anderson County to win 8-5. Here are ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, April 2, 2021 2:42 pm

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Sweat pond water rising

Following the storms and flooding from last weekend, residents of Midway and surrounding communities are keeping an eye on the water rising off Mountain Road ... Read more

by Allen Earl, Friday, April 2, 2021 2:18 pm

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LMU hoops ranked No. 3 in final media poll

NEW CASTLE, Del. – Following a third national semifinal appearance in six seasons, the Lincoln Memorial University men’s basketball team completes its historic 2020-21 campaign as ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 2, 2021 8:16 am

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Railsplitter baseball Plays to Win Vs. Cancer

LMU baseball invites you to help make a difference in the lives of kids with cancer   CONTRIBUTE BY MAKING A DONATION   HARROGATE, Tenn. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 2, 2021 7:59 am