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  1. Preservationists release list of endangered propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... by the first permanent white settlers in that area, as part of a Revolutionary War land-grant. The Tanner School in Newport (Cocke County) was built in 1924 with financial support from the Julius Rosenwald Fund. Rosenwald helped fund hundreds of ...

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  2. Newport woman sought by Knox authorities arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The woman nicknamed "Cali Rider" sought by Knox County authorities in an April 11 robbery and assault has been arrested. Colleen Bush, 24, was taken Newport woman sought by Knox authorities arrested The woman nicknamed "Cali Rider" sought by Knox County authorities in an April 11 robbery and assault has been arrested.

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  3. Colleen Debra Bush, 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... fled in a black Dodge pick-up truck. Bush has an outstanding warrant for robbery and her last known address is in Newport according to officers. She is described as 5'4 and 150 pounds with strawberry blonde hair and green eyes. Anyone with ...

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  4. NewsSheriff looking for woman, confederates in Saturday attackSheriff ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Knox County authorities are looking for several people including a Newport woman who are alleged to have robbed a man of his wallet, cash and cell Sheriff looking for woman, confederates in Saturday attack Knox County authorities are looking for several people including a Newport woman who are alleged to have robbed a man of his wallet, cash and cell Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1ywSHVc Knox County authorities are seeking the public's help in finding a woman who took part in a robbery and attack Saturday. Knox County authorities are looking for several people including a Newport woman who are alleged to have robbed a man of his wallet, cash and cell phones.

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  5. Last lap pass gives Ogle first WoO LMS win at TazewellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... and I just kind of muscled through there." Another slip high by Richards in the final corner allowed Jimmy Owens of Newport, Tenn., to drive by and claim the runner-up finish. Richards settled for third while Clanton recorded his eighth top-five ...

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  6. Welcome to American Bass Anglers 256-232-0406Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | American Bass Anglers

    ... with 17.14 pounds winning $791. Johnson used a watermelon/red Senko to secure his second place finish. Eddie Ball of Newport, TN finished in third place with 16.16 pounds winning $336. His day's catch came on a gizzard shad colored Strike King 6XD ...

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  7. Father of Newport police sergeant found dead in riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Billy Ray Woody's wife Tammy told the Cocke County Sheriff's Department that her husband left the home and didn't tell her where he was going, which she said was unusual. When Billy Ray Woody didn't return home, his son Billy Woody Jr., a sergeant with the Newport Police Department, started searching for him, calling friends, hospitals and the jail to try to find him. 1 comment

  8. National dirt race coming to Byram, Miss.Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... in Corona, California, brings its national competition to Byram with two of the sport's top drivers: Jimmy Owens of Newport, Tennessee; and Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tennessee. Season points leader Jonathan Davenport is also scheduled to race. ...

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  9. Byram, Mississippi to host national dirt race Saturday at Jackson Motor SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Mississippi Press

    The quarter-mile dirt oval at Jackson Motor Speedway in Byram, Miss., is prepped and ready for racing as the Lucas Oil Late Model Series comes to town on April 11. Brothers Jason and Jimmy Cliburn of Star, Miss., hope for top-5 finishes on the dirt track owned by their father, Don Cliburn. The brothers are both serious competitors on the dirt track circuit and hope the home field advantage will bring them luck as they race against two of the sport's top drivers: Jimmy Owens of Newport, Tenn., and Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tenn., who are expected to race.

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  10. Pearson earns third career Indiana Icebreaker winRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Jr. Jacksonville, FL 2 3 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 3 1 99m Devin Moran Dresden, OH 4 5 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 5 4 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 6 7 32c Chris Simpson Oxford, IA 7 6 B5 Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL 8 8 28 Eddie Carrier, ...

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  11. Court complaint reveals details of investigation into Newport police...Read the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Court documents reveal how the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation was able to implicate a longtime Newport police captain in a drug and money laundering scheme. Det. Capt.

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  12. Records detail alleged Cocke County murder plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Federal court documents are shedding more light on a Newport woman's plot to kill her husband. Michael Dale Keller of Cocke County is expected to Records detail alleged Cocke County murder plot Federal court documents are shedding more light on a Newport woman's plot to kill her husband.

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  13. Exemption in 'Tennessee Whiskey' law raises legal flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Aug. 14, 2014 photo, barrels are stored at the George Dickel distillery near Tullahoma, Tenn. Popcorn Sutton Distilling of Newport, Tenn., announced on Monday, March 16, 2015, that it has hired John Lunn as its master distiller.

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  14. Whiskey wars: George Dickel loses master distiller to moonshine upstartRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... Whiskey's master distiller. According to a news release from Popcorn Sutton, a white whiskey startup based in Newport, Tennessee, John Lunn previously oversaw George Dickel facilities in Tullahoma and Louisville, Ky. He'd been with Dickel, owned ...

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  15. News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDTRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... his passion for authenticity and quality is the perfect match for the Popcorn Sutton brand," said Megan Kvamme, the Newport, Tennessee-based distiller's CEO. Dickel is owned by British conglomerate Diageo PLC, which has led a heated legislative ...

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  16. Could you keep up with this 104-year-old?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Could you keep up with this 104-year-old? She gave up exercise but keeps up her quilting at a weekly gathering in Newport Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1bcCLgc NEWPORT, Tenn. - An East Tennessee woman keeps her hands flexible and her mind sharp using her longtime skill with a needle.

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  17. Dickel master distiller leaving to head Popcorn SuttonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    In this Jan. 26, 2009, file photo, Appalachian moonshiner Marvin "Popcorn" Sutton leaves U.S. District Court in Greeneville, Tenn., with his attorney Tim Moore, after being sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for illegally producing distilled spirits and being a felon in possession of a handgun. Popcorn Sutton Distilling of Newport, Tenn., announced on Monday, March 16, 2015, that it has hired John Lunn as its master distiller.

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  18. Master Distiller John Lunn joining Popcorn Sutton DistilleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... his passion for authenticity and quality is the perfect match for the Popcorn Sutton brand," said Megan Kvamme, the Newport, Tennessee -based distiller's CEO. Lunn's new home in Newport, Tennessee is also home to one of the largest pot still ...

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  19. Two pedestrians hit trying to cross I-40 in Cocke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... tried to cross the interstate in Cocke County, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. A report stated Joshua Newport and Mary Funkhouser walked out of the wood line near mile marker 447 and were hit by a car while trying to make their way across ...

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  20. Celebrate Life Cancer Support Group helps newly diagnosed patients in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... fourth Thursday of the month except November and December. They meet at the Episcopal Church, 304 Cosby Highway, in Newport at 7 p.m. Cancer patients and their families are welcome to attend. During their meetings, they have many informative ...

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