Tennessee River Rescue Rescheduled For Oct. 17

Friday, October 2, 2015
The Tennessee River Rescue has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Rainy weather and high water make conditions unfavorable for the 800 to 1,000 volunteers who will help clean 23 zones in Bradley, Hamilton and Marion counties.


TWRA Investigating Report Of Unconfirmed Bear Encounter In Johnson County

Jason Maxedon Named TWRA Deputy Executive Director

Wheeler Wins Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Super Tournament At Lake Chickamauga


TWRA wildlife officers are investigating a reported bear encounter that allegedly occurred outside a residence on Eastridge Lane in Mountain City. Wildlife officers say that on June 30 ... (click for more)

Jason Maxedon has been named as Deputy Executive Director of Field Operations for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. He had been serving as the TWRA Region I Wildlife Program Manager in ... (click for more)

Major League Fishing (MLF) pro Jacob Wheeler of Harrison, caught a final-day five-bass limit weighing 21 pounds, 6 ounces to win $125,000 in the $1.3 million Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Super ... (click for more)



Outdoors

TWRA Investigating Report Of Unconfirmed Bear Encounter In Johnson County

TWRA wildlife officers are investigating a reported bear encounter that allegedly occurred outside a residence on Eastridge Lane in Mountain City. Wildlife officers say that on June 30 at approximately 9 p.m., a 47-year-old man claims he exited a woodshed and was confronted by a black bear that swatted at him. The man said he fired a shot in the bear’s direction believing ... (click for more)

Jason Maxedon Named TWRA Deputy Executive Director

Jason Maxedon has been named as Deputy Executive Director of Field Operations for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. He had been serving as the TWRA Region I Wildlife Program Manager in West Tennessee. As deputy executive director, Mr. Maxedon will be responsible for the coordination of all field activities for the four TWRA regions and central office programs. The specific ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Has 2 More Coronavirus Deaths; Tennessee Has 1,428 More Cases

Hamilton County has had two more coronavirus deaths, making the total five in two days, Health Department officials said on Saturday. The total is now 35. Hamilton County recorded 36 new coronavirus cases. The cases have reached 2,818 in Hamilton County. Coronavirus cases in Tennessee rose by 1,428, bringing the total to 50,140, state health officials said. There ... (click for more)

Several Test Positive For Coronavirus After Attending Wedding In Collegedale

The Hamilton County Health Department has announced a COVID-19 exposure at the Hicks-Herring wedding held on June, 27 at the Collegedale Commons, 4950 Swinyar Dr., in Collegedale. The rehearsal dinner was held at the same location on June 26. Several people that attended the wedding have tested positive for COVID-19. The Health Department recommends being tested as soon as possible. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Selfish, Self-Centered And Dangerous

“Our body, our choice” anti masking folks chanted. I would bet good money many of the same folks are “pro life” when it comes to women’s healthcare, too, not realizing the irony. Some will try to convince (distract) you from wearing a mask saying it isn’t healthy, but medical workers wear them all the time without harm. So why is it wearing a mask is such a flash point? How ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Sunday Funnies

Due to my strong belief that ‘country comes before self,’ this rare issue of The Sunday Funnies is necessary because of Independence Day, but this week The Saturday Funnies will again appear. Our long-term readers know that the weekly funnies come from the emails that are shared during the week, thus the disclaimer But do 4th of July jokes get stale by the 5th? A crafty teacher ... (click for more)