Tyner, Grace, Silverdale, East Ridge, Cleveland, Polk, Marion, Rhea, E. Hamilton Take Wins; Baylor, McCallie Lose

Friday, October 11, 2013

Oakland 31 Baylor 7 

Tyner 49 Howard 7

Grace 61 Sale Creek 7

Rhea County 56 Soddy Daisy 20

Cleveland 21, Bradley Central 20

East Ridge 20 Red Bank 6 

East Hamilton 24 McMinn County 12

Silverdale 55 Chattanooga Christian 13

Brentwood Academy 39 McCallie 16

South Pittsburg 47 Boyd-Buchanan 19 

Polk County 12 Notre Dame 10

Marion County 34 Copper Basin 6

Whitwell 50 Clay County 7

Stone Memorial 31 Sequatchie County 38

Knoxville Carter 47 McMinn Central 22

Brainerd 28 Central 26


City May Donate 2 Surplus Patrol Cars To Kevin Muhammad's Nation Of Islam

The city is planning to donate two surplus patrol cars to the Nation of Islam "for its use in community patrols." City officials said the value of the cars is less than $2,000 each. The resolution authorizing the move by the police chief, Fred Fletcher, comes before the City Council on Oct. 4. Rev. Kevin Muhammad, local Nation of Islam leader, recently said the group was ... (click for more)

Woodbury, Tn., Man Charged With Murdering His Brother

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Cannon County man for the murder of his brother.                                 ... (click for more)

Patrol Cars Donation To Kevin Muhammad's Nation Of Islam Sets A Dangerous Precedent

Re: City Police donating two patrol cars to Kevin Muhammad's Nation of Islam: While I know it's unpopular to mention the wisdom of separation of church and state, this sets a dangerous precedent and should meet with concern from everyone who values religious and secular freedom. What's next? Southern Baptists getting old city parking scooters to patrol church parking lots ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Thanks A Lot For Nothing

Somebody should have gotten an award last Tuesday when a 90-minute “education summit” involving our school leaders, politicians and media produced absolutely nothing. Zilch. Zero. Oh, there are a number of candidates we could give an award for “nothing,” both in our school district and on its fringes. Yet to find Tennessee Commissioner of Education Candice McQueen brought her high-and-mighty ... (click for more)