Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Dandridge will celebrate its 230th anniversary with a reception at the church on Sunday, December 6. The public is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served from 1-3 p.m.
Visitors are welcome to stop in on December 6 to share in Hopewell Presbyterian Church’s celebration of its 230th anniversary. There will be refreshments and several lovely Nativity scenes on display, along with a very special exhibit of beautifully sewn dresses on their way to little girls in Africa.
Deep Springs Baptist Church members worked alongside Pastor Chad Chambers and his wife Becky to offer the first annual free Thanksgiving meal for 400 community members on Saturday, November 14.
With help from area hunters, Jefferson County High School’s new Hunters for the Hungry Club is aiming to meet the annual meat needs of Appalachian Outreach.
For only the second time this year, Jefferson County’s unemployment rate has dipped below 6 percent.
Is it possible to strike gold in an abandoned zinc mine?
The big yellow bus that pulled up at the Boys & Girls Club’s new Strawberry Plains center last Monday afternoon was making its most-anticipated stop of the day.
School Board will interview architects December 10 as it looks toward preparation of a comprehensive plan for improvements at White Pine School.
Jefferson County High School’s 2015-16 Wrestling team is pictured. On the front row, from left to right, are Keith Venterie, Luke Collins, Blaize Banks, Cody Harris, Jackson Moser, Griffin English, Jaycee Reff, Zack Davis, Matthew Harned, Timothy Johnson, Todd Wickman, and Sam Douglas. On the second row, from left to right, are Matthew Synotte, Tucker Fain, Aaron Lawson, Drew Bailey, Austin Baker, Seth Harvile, Max Lupton, Cody Carr, Blake Baker, and Isaac Workman. On the back row, from left to right, are Assistant Coach Dylan Willis, Head Coach Logan Hollingshead, Garrett Mann, CJ Pinkston, Taylor Thomas, Greg Brunell, Logan Townsend, Josh Booker, Brody Workman, Jacob Varney, Dakota Moungey, Jayden Denton, Assistant Coach George Brimer, and Assistant Coach Jacob Strickland.
The Old Sew and Sews of Hopewell Presbyterian Church display several items of children’s clothing completed by the group to be sent to less fortunate children. The 250 dresses and shorts ready to be shipped are all made from pillowcases. Patterns have already been cut for over 100 more. Members, from left are, Gail Abbott, Ellen Manney, Nancy Turner, Kathy Schubert, Susan LeClercq, Reverend Kathy Hammond, Sheila Collins, Norma French and Jane Schule. Not pictured are Jayne Gallik, Sue Campbell, Christine Catron and Giesla Klein. ~ RONNIE HOUSLEY | THE STANDARD BANNER
Jefferson County High’s girls basketball team is pictured after winning the Knox Central Thanksgiving Classic Championship over Webb, 60-53, on Saturday evening. Pictured in front, from left to right, are Assistant Coach Sara Jane Manis, Manager Makenzie Doane, Kelsey Dillard, Hayley Moore, Taylor Webb, Abby Clabough, Kaylin Webster, Tori Griffin, Ryleigh Fritz, and Assistant Coach Kati Fawbush. In back, from left to right, are Alexandria Alder, Keylea McGrigg, Head Coach Rick Sinard, Makaila Woolard, Haley Ashley, and Ashlyn Howerton.
Tori Griffin shoots a three-pointer from the right corner during Saturday's win over Webb.
Abby Clabough goes up for a layup after beating her post defender to the block.
Kaylin Webster shoots a three-pointer from the left corner of the court.
Alexandria Alder drives against a Webb defender during Saturday's win. Alder led the Lady Patriots with 19 points.