Baylor's Margie Hussey In Top 10 At State Poetry Out Loud Competition

Monday, March 21, 2016
Margie Hussey and classmate Sarah Sims
Margie Hussey and classmate Sarah Sims

Baylor junior Margie Hussey was a top 10 finalist in the statewide Poetry Out Loud competition, sponsored by the Tennessee Arts Commission and held at the Nashville Children's Theatre, on Saturday. A total of 22 students competed in Nashville, each having won their own high school's competition. 

Margie placed second to Gershwin Greene in the junior class competition at Baylor, but represented Baylor at the state competition as Gershwin was representing his home country (Bahamas) at a swim meet on the same date.


Belvoir Christian Academy Students Celebrate Return Of First Grader With Leukemia

GNTC Announces Free Application Week For The Spring Semester

Local Youth Program Connects Students To Nature To Build Healthy Relationships, Bridge Gaps


Brooklyn Rogiers, first grade student at Belvoir Christian Academy in East Ridge, was honored during a school-wide parade to celebrate her return to the area after spending several weeks in a ... (click for more)

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Student Scene

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Brooklyn Rogiers, first grade student at Belvoir Christian Academy in East Ridge, was honored during a school-wide parade to celebrate her return to the area after spending several weeks in a Florida hospital receiving treatment for B Cell Leukemia. Over the summer, Brooklyn was diagnosed with cancer, and was taken to Gainesville, Fl. for treatment. She was recently released ... (click for more)

GNTC Announces Free Application Week For The Spring Semester

Georgia Northwestern Technical College will host a Free Application Week, Nov. 8-12, to help those who are seeking to enroll in the spring semester. During Free Application Week, GNTC will waive the $25 application fee for all new applicants. The admissions deadline for the spring semester is Nov. 30. Classes are scheduled to begin on Jan. 10. GNTC is available through ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Has 4 More Virus Deaths And 63 New Cases; Number Of ICU Patients Continues To Drop

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Daisy Madison To Retire As City's Chief Financial Officer After Nearly 20 Years

Daisy Madison, the city’s longtime chief financial officer, will conclude her distinguished career at City Hall this year as she begins her transition into retirement, she told senior staff Monday. Ms. Madison was hired as deputy chief finance officer in 1992 by former mayor Gene Roberts. She served with distinction under a succession of mayors, including Jon Kinsey, Bob Corker, ... (click for more)

Opinion

Tennessee Fans Hit A New Low - And Response

Tennessee Vols fans hit a new low at the end of the UTK vs Ole Miss last evening. Maybe Lane Kiffin did us wrong when he left Knoxville for his dream team back in 2009, however, the crass and repulsive behavior of a large number of Tennessee fans didn’t reflect on Kiffin, it reflected on the great state of Tennessee. Has society really reduced itself to believing that reducing ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: It’s Kiffin With Class

I’m 72 years old and after a lifetime of watching college football – more times than not from up real close – even I was shocked that the University of Tennessee showed a such a marked lack of class at the end of Saturday night’s 31-26 chaotic loss to a now-13 th ranked Ole Miss. In the waning minutes of what would have been a glorious college football game, a gutsy final drive ... (click for more)