Marie Horne Grainger Today Reporter RUTLEDGE – John Nance’s trip to the gallows in the winter of 1867 was a journey three years in the making, one that would see him a fugitive from justice and pass into history labeled as a murderer. It was an event that drew a crowd of around 3,000 spectators.
Barbara Womack Grainger Today Correspondent RUTLEDGE – Jennifer Holt’s son, Trevor is enrolled in the Career and Technical Education program at Washburn High School. She was able to view the program in person during the CTE Showcase Thursday and was quite impressed with what she learned. “As a mom of a child who has so
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is urging national vigilance in the ongoing effort to locate 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas, who vanished from Columbia, Tennessee, and the man who is believed to have kidnapped her. Thomas is a 5’ 5”, 120 lb. white female, with blonde hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen wearing
CHURCH HILL – The 10th Annual Laurel Run Ascent 11-mile trail race is scheduled for Saturday, April 15, at 8 a.m. at Laurel Run Park in Church Hill. The race is part of the 2017 Skelton Law Racing Series presented by Rogersville Attorney Mark Skelton, and was again selected to be part of the Trail Runner
KINGSPORT – Runners from Michigan, Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee completed the inaugural Bays Mountain Marathon Saturday, March 11 at Bays Mountain Park in Kingsport. The 26.2-mile trail race was part of the 2017 Skelton Law Racing Series presented by the Law Office of Mark A. Skelton in Rogersville. The race was included in the Trail
RUTLEDGE – Destiny Simpson, a Grainger High School FCCLA officer, has completed a project concerning leukemia awareness. As part of the project, she planned and completed a variety of activities at the high school and throughout the community. She began planning the activities in August and only recently completed the project. She was instrumental in collecting
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Washburn School students of the month for February are: Pre-kindergarten, Jackson Epperson; kindergarten, Tate Clay; first grade, Kanyon Anderson; second grade, Dacyn Cornett; third grade Ebeny Hill; fourth grade, Katie Ritter; fifth grade, Garrett Davidson; sixth grade, Nathan Reece; seventh grade, Megan Noah; eighth grade, Lindsey Moore; ninth grade, Haven Beeler; tenth grade, Lagina Nicley;
Tracey Wolfe Grainger Today Editor RUTLEDGE – From color print to the type of news that is reported, like most things, newspapers have evolved in the last 100 years. But, as the old saying goes, the more things change, the more they stay the same. That appears to be true when it comes to Grainger County.
The Rutledge Elementary School students of the month for February are: Second grade, Eliza Grace Henderson; third grade, Rosy Ramirez; fourth grade, Janey Wankel; fifth grade, Haley Chandler; sixth grade, Laura Bull; and ERC, Elijah Hamby. Share your opinions and comments with the editor. Send your Letter to the Editor now.