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Saturday, August 23, 2014


Lookouts Fall To Barons Friday, 6-4

After losing a game to the elements, the Lookouts resumed their five-game series with Birmingham Friday night. The game was delayed 25 minutes because of light rain. The Lookouts saw their 4-2 lead evaporate and dropped the contest to the Barons, 6-4, for their second loss of the season. It was not a well played game by Chattanooga with three errors. Neither starting ... (click for more)

All 3 Lady Vol Seniors Picked In WNBA Draft

The Tennessee Lady Vols had three players on the board, and all three Big Orange seniors were selected Thursday night at WNBA Draft 2015 presented by State Farm at Mohegan Sun Arena. Isabelle Harrison , a 6-foot-3 post player, was the final selection of the first round, going with the 12th overall pick to the Phoenix Mercury. Harrison (Nashville, Tenn./Hillsboro H.S.) became ... (click for more)

Pedestrian Struck And Dragged An Estimated 4 Blocks Early Friday Morning Was Levi S. Youster, 22

Early Friday morning the Chattanooga Police Department responded to reports of a pedestrian struck near 400 Cherry Street.   Once on scene, officers found Levi S. Youster, 22,  suffering from serious injuries caused by being dragged by the vehicle an estimated four blocks.   He was transported to a local hospital and is expected to live. Investigators ... (click for more)

Flash Flood Warning Issued For Hamilton County; Cancellations And Road Closings Announced

A flash flood warning has been issued for Hamilton County for Thursday afternoon. It was reported t ramp from I-24 West to Cummings Highway was closed, due to flooding. The Chattanooga Fire Department reported  roads were underwater at 3rd and Roanoke. UTC softball’s Thursday doubleheader with non-conference foe UAB at Frost Stadium has been cancelled due to the ... (click for more)

Proud Of Hometown Boy Turned Global Leader, Bob Corker

Time Magazine has it right.  Not only is Chattanooga’s own U.S. Senator Bob Corker one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World,” but he is probably now the most prominent leader in the history of our city.   At a time of extreme frustration with Washington and Congress in general, Bob continues to rise above the division and rancor to build consensus and solve ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Our Leathernecks At Tripoli

I don’t want anybody to get excited, because this happened over 200 years ago, but if you ever wondered why we call our Marines “Leathernecks,” the tale of the Barbary Pirates is pretty intriguing. It is a great rainy-day read and proof America’s problems with Muslim terrorists are hardly new. Around 1800 the people who lived on what was called the Barbary Coast of North Africa ... (click for more)