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  1. Campbell County High School shooter gets time served - and more Chattanooga region newsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    JACKSBORO, Tenn. - A former Campbell County High School student who was convicted of reckless homicide for fatally shooting an assistant principal has been sentenced to time served.

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  2. School shooter sentenced to time servedRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | The Jackson Sun

    JACKSBORO, Tenn. (AP) -- A former Campbell County High School student who was convicted of reckless homicide for fatally shooting an assistant principal has been sentenced to time served. The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1gDzXn3) reports Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood ruled Monday during a sentencing hearing against a defense motion for judicial diversion for Kenneth Bartley, which could have wiped clean his criminal record. A jury convicted Bartley in February of reckless homicide for the November 2005 shooting of Vice Principal Ken Bruce. He was acquitted of two other counts. Bartley was 14 years old when he shot and killed Bruce during a confrontation in the principal's office. Bartley, now 22, served more than eight years in prison after a guilty plea that he appealed.

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  3. Electrocution bill moves forward in SenateElectrocution bill moves...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... to carry out an execution by lethal injection. Companion legislation, HB 2476, sponsored by Rep. Dennis Powers, R-Jacksboro, won approval in a House subcommittee on the same day. The law already states that the electric chair can be used if lethal ...

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  4. Practical and convenient travel - TrailManor travel trailersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 24 | Examiner.com

    ... comes in five models offering a total of 15 different floor plans. All of these are manufactured in the company's Jacksboro, Tennessee facility. The trailers offer a wide array of standard features, along with special options.

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  5. Tennessee Passes Application For Federal Balanced Budget AmendmentRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Washington needs to get its fiscal house in order." David Biddulph, co-founder, BBATF thanked Rep. Dennis Powers (Jacksboro), House Speaker Beth Harwell (Nashville), Sen. Brian Kelsey (Germantown), Jim Brown (NFIB), Lou Marin (IAMAMERICAN), and ...

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  6. Tennessee Can Lawfully Electrocute Inmates if No DrugsRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | The Daily News

    ... supplies of that drug. The legal opinion was requested by Sen. Ken Yager , R-Harriman, and Rep. Dennis Powers , R-Jacksboro. Both have sponsored versions of the bill that would allow electrocution. States are concerned they won't have the drugs to ...

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  7. Tenn. can lawfully electrocute inmates if no drugsRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    ... supplies of that drug. The legal opinion was requested by Sen. Ken Yager, R-Harriman, and Rep. Dennis Powers, R-Jacksboro. Both have sponsored versions of the bill that would allow electrocution. Messages left for both Yager and Powers were not ...

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  8. Schools feel crunch after snow days as testing deadlines loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    (WBIR-Jacksboro) Winter is close to ending, but its effects are still felt in school districts across Tennessee. With all these days off, educators With so many snow days this year, educators fear it could hurt them when it comes to the upcoming TCAP ...

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  9. Republicans defeat bill to expand TennCare with federal fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | The Tennessean

    ... fact that I have four small hospitals in my district ... and they are struggling." State Rep. Dennis Powers, R-Jacksboro, voted against the bill. He noted that the Affordable Care Act has been changed 31 times, and expressed reservations about ...

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  10. Proposal to change coal mining regulation in TN faces oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | The Tennessean

    ... Mining Association and Republican sponsors of the bill, Sen. Ken Yager of Harriman and Rep. Dennis Powers of Jacksboro, provided copies of a new draft of the legislation (SB1998) last week to members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources ...

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  11. Bodies found inside submerged carRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... ed Jellico Creek, which flows into the Cumberland River. Officials say deputies were searching for the family from Jacksboro, Tenn., after a relative called police Friday night and reported them missing.

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  12. Legislative notebook: Senate OKs bill calling for constitutional conventionRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... (HJR548) has cleared the committee system with near-unanimous support under sponsorship of Rep. Dennis Powers, R-Jacksboro, and is scheduled for a final floor vote Monday. Senate sponsor Sen. Brian Kelsey, R-Germantown, said the nation's current $17 ...

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  13. Bodies found inside submerged carRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... ed Jellico Creek, which flows into the Cumberland River. Officials say deputies were searching for the family from Jacksboro, Tenn., after a relative called police Friday night and reported them missing.

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  14. Correction: Snake Handling storyRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    ... photo, Tabernacle Church of God Pastor Andrew Hamblin leads a prayer circle around Ronnie Vaught of Corbin, Ky. in Jacksboro, Tenn. Hamblin, who appears on the National Geographic reality television show "Snake Salvation," is charged with possession ...

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  15. Bushtec Quantum Sport Trailer ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | RiderMagazine.com

    ... in California until 1989, when the company changed hands and moved to Tennessee. When we arrived at Bushtec's Jacksboro, Tennessee, headquarters, General Manager Keith Simpson and his crew were just returning from their most successful Sturgis ever. ...

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  16. Bodies found inside submerged carRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... ed Jellico Creek, which flows into the Cumberland River. Officials say deputies were searching for the family from Jacksboro, Tenn., after a relative called police Friday night and reported them missing.

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  17. Closing arguments begin in Tennessee school shooting trialRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    JACKSBORO, Tenn. - Closing arguments have begun in the murder trial of a former Campbell County High School student who is accused of shooting and killing an assistant principal and wounding two others.

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  18. Chad Pennington makes visit to KnoxvilleRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    By ALEXIS ZOTOS 6 News Reporter JACKSBORO It may be eight years after a school shooting at Campbell County High School but it's a day many people in the county remember vividly.

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  19. Snakes in SPOTLIGHTPastor's death raises questions of religion, lawRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | Fox News

    ... of God Pastor Andrew Hamblin declares his faith in God and his right to handle snakes before his arraignment in Jacksboro, Tenn. Hamblin, who appears on the National Geographic reality television show Snake Salvation, is charged with possession of ...

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  20. Kentucky snake handler death doesn't shake beliefRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... declares his faith in God and his right to handle snakes before his arraignment on Friday Nov. 15, 2013, in Jacksboro, Tenn. Hamblin, who appears on the National Geographic reality television show "Snake Salvation," is charged with possession of ...

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