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AG Edwards .................................................pg 34 All Celebrity Travel .....................................pg 38 All Dogs / Inline K-9 ...................................pg 39 All Saints Episcopal School .......................pg 52 Allure Laser & Wellness ...............................pg 2 A Place for Everything ................................pg 9 Audio Concepts ...........................................pg 42 Becky Skelton ...............................................pg 17 Berkline ...........................................................pg 33 Cafe Mozart ..................................................pg 28 Charlsie Seal-Realtor....................................pg 6 Classic Leathers ...........................................pg 33 Cornerstone Academy ................................pg 14 Creative Framing ..........................................pg 20 Curves ............................................................pg 52 Dentist- Michael Leach ...............................pg 56 DK Studios ....................................................pg 29 Dr. Fulk ...........................................................pg 47 Dr. Vick- HealthStar ....................................pg 60 Dynasty Limo ................................................pg 30 East TN OBGYN ...........................................pg 55 East TN Diamond .........................................pg 13 Elliott’s Boots ................................................pg 33 El Shaddai Designs .......................................pg 21 Federated Ins.: Nima Hayati .......................pg 28 Fibernet ..........................................................pg 22 Framing by Carol .........................................pg 48 Fret Store ......................................................pg 32 Fred Day ........................................................pg 12 Gold Team Collision Center ......................pg 42 Hamblen County Bank.................................pg 30 Hamblen Pediatric .......................................pg 50 Hamilton Furniture ......................................pg 32 HealthStar Physicians ..................................pg 62 Heartland Title ..............................................pg 30 Holiday Inn......................................................pg 8 First Impressions Salon- Jennie Peters .....pg 49 First Realty ....................................................pg 28 Kirk & Kirk ....................................................pg 57 Kitchen Koncepts .........................................pg 36 Laboe Salon ...................................................pg 46 Lakeway Bobcat & Concrete Svc.. ............pg 20 Lakeway School of Ballet & Dance ...........pg 48 Lakeway Regional Hospital ........................pg 69 Lakeway Regional Hospital- Dr. Black .....pg 67 Lifetime Kia ...................................................pg 41 Lifetime Kia- Danny Cody .........................pg 40 Mark 1 Tile .....................................................pg 18 McFarland Pharmacy ...................................pg 71 Megans Corner .............................................pg 9 MHHS .............................................................pg 72 Mama Shirley’s Candies ..............................pg 9 Minnis Drug Store .......................................pg 44 Minix Builders ...............................................pg 23 Morristown School of Dance ....................pg 49 Murray’s Auto Repair ..................................pg 42 Neill Insurance ..............................................pg 28 Olde Towne Quilt Shoppe .........................pg 21 One More Stitch ..........................................pg 28 PDS Consulting ............................................pg 30 Planet Beach Tan ...........................................pg 25 Polly Kay .........................................................pg 34 Porter Tires ...................................................pg 40 Powerhouse Tumbling .................................pg 49 Prof. Fireplace & Chimney Svc. ..................pg 15 Pulmacare ......................................................pg 58 R. 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Walking into the home of Dwayne and Charlsie Seal during the Christmas season is breathtaking! The entire home is beautifully decorated with, not one, but seven unique Christmas trees and other holiday accents. They even have two “seals” on their coffee table in the living room. They are looking forward to their son, Stacy, to come home from South Carolina for the holidays. He is always a big help in entertaining and enjoying all of the family. Dwayne is retired from General Electric and stays busy helping Charlsie and enjoying golf with his friends. As we toured their home, we noticed the first Christmas tree in the living room rotating with decorations that match the decor. Another one is in Charlsie’s office, where most of her work goes on, as a realtor with Coldwell Banker Realty House. The third tree is in the master bedroom, and has purple lights and purple ornaments along with similar decor and accents as those in the master bath. Charlsie’s favorite tree is in Stacy’s room and is decorated in orange and white, the U.T. tree. Next they have a tree on the covered porch outside the living room. It lights up the porch that has garland draped around each arch way. The family room downstairs, has Dwayne’s favorite tree, decorated with red berries and red birds. He loves the nature-look of this tree. The final tree is on the lower patio which lights up the entire patio. continued... Hel Hello! Morristown.... Where you’ll find your friends, family & neighbors, are more interesting than you think!

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They have two snowmen standing on either side of the door that enters into the family room, from the patio. The Seal’s enjoy the holidays by entertaining friends and family. It is traditional for the family to gather on Charistmas Eve for festivities. Charlsie prepares some of her favorite food dishes days ahead. After the dinner is completed they gather in the family room to open gifts. The Seal’s want to wish each and every family a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. All Charlsie wants for Christmas is... family, food, fun, and giving to others. She say’s that’s what it is all about.

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Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, 2Saying, Where is He that is born King of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the east, and are come to worship him. 1

Merry Christmas from Israel!!! Written by Andrea Odom Merry Christmas, Morristown! There is no better way to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year than with a story about the birthplace of Jesus. That is of course, other than walking the streets for yourself, which is exactly what my friend Lou Ann Smith is doing. She has lived in Israel for the past year and is enjoying the opportunity of engulfing herself with the rich culture and breathtaking scenery that the Holy Land has to offer. I emailed her to ask if she could share some pictures and traditions of Israel with Morristown this Christmas season. Take hold of your imagination and travel through the portals of time to the birth of Jesus in Israel.

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Lou Ann describes Israel for you this way: I cannot even accurately describe the beauty of this place, other than it is majestically, breathtaking! Some of the cities are carved into the mountains with a few freestanding temples, but almost all of cities like Petra, are carved into the sides of the mountains. The whole city is hidden in the mountains and there are caves, houses, temples, monasteries, burial chambers, banquet halls, cisterns, aqueducts all built into the sides of the mountains. The monastery, which is the largest building...can only be reached by climbing up the 800 stairs that are on the side of the mountain. Needless to say, I took a donkey ride up the 800 stairs and it was so much fun!!! The mountains of Jordan are truly, truly amazing. I didn’t know that rocks and mountains could be made up of so many different colors. I think it has something to do with the mineral deposits and sediments in the rocks or something. There are so many different colors in the rocks and mountains....purples, greens, yellows, reds, blacks. Some of the carved buildings actually looked like someone had taken a paintbrush and just splashed bright colors of paint onto the mountains. My favorites were the reds and purples smeared together on the sides of the mountains. Some areas looked like they had been tie-dyed with all the colors swirling together up the sides of the mountains and in the caves and tombs. There were areas where you walked and the sand on the ground was purple and some areas where the sand was red.

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The skies are so beautiful at night here. You can see the millions of stars shining so brightly. One night we took a night hike in the mountains to an old abandoned army base. It was so gorgeous....the moon was full and you could see the mountain ranges of Jordan....the Jordanian mountains are huge. One day we went to Timna Park...which is a gorgeous area of mountains that are full of ancient copper mines. It has the oldest copper mines in the world...the ancient Egyptians used to mine the area over six thousand years ago. We went underground and climbed through some of the old mines and there are actually Egyptian wall paintings on the walls.

outside, as well as by television all over the world. One will see many different processions passing with priest dressed in robes of varied color and style. Many carry icons of Jesus and Mary, banners, rosaries, and pray and sing as they pass by. For many of the priests and monks from overseas, it is so important to celebrate Christmas in the holy land, that they refuse to travel home to visit their families, many of their families come An interesting fact that she to them. The main destinations for celebrations are Nazareth notes is that Christmas celand Jerusalem. Very elaborate mosaics that are beautifully arebrations take place on sevtistic decorate many of the churches. eral different dates in Israel. The Western denominations Isn’t it wonderful just to imagine the birthplace of Jesus? and the Russian Orthodox When you are decorating your Christmas tree, hanging stockChurch celebrate Christmas ings by the fire, and singing Christmas Carols with your famon December 25th follow- ily and friends this holiday take time to remember that there ing the Gregorian calendar. is a solemn and holy reason that we celebrate. That reason is The Armenian, the Greek the most precious gift of all, Jesus, given to us by the heavenly Orthodox, and the Rus- Father. sian church, following the Julian calendar celebrate Lou Ann Smith is originally from on various days during the North Carolina. Several years first few weeks of January. ago she began to feel a call on There are those Christians who get the opportunity to cele- her life to be a missionary in brate our Savior’s birth in the holiest land of all: Israel! These America and Internationally. She groups consist mainly of Arab Christians, foreign executives came to Morristown in 2005 and workers, and diplomats. There are also large numbers of with Tommy Tenney Ministries as an intern, to do a minisChristians who make pilgrimtry/outreach conf. People came ages from overseas. One of the from around the world. When most well known celebrations her internship was complete takes place at the Church of the with Tommy Tenney she joined Nativity and in Manger Square Friend-Ships. While Lou Ann More About Friend Ships: in Nazareth. Some believe the was with friend-Ships Katrina When a hurricane devastates a Church of the Nativity is the hit New Orleans and she and community, whether it be on U.S. place of the birth of Jesus. A her ship were stationed there shores, in Central America or in the fourteen-pointed star inside the to help. This is just one of the Caribbean, Friend Ships is ready to church marks the actual place ministries with which she assists. respond with spiritual support, food where some say Mary gave She always felt it in her heart to service, supply and distribution birth. A midnight mass is celego to Israel, but when she went of commodities, medical services, brated here and is by invitation she knew that she had to stay. emergency radio broadcasting and only. Many services held are She works with many ministries house-to-house care that includes there just as people in America installing temporary roofing and by invitation only, and many of removing fallen trees. do here. them are broadcast on screens Hello! Morristown.... Where you’ll find your friends, family & neighbors, are more interesting than you think!

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A Safe, Warm, and Cozy Feeling Written by: Shannon Conway

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As the cooler months fast approach, my memories of a warm woodburninig fire recur and bring a happy smile. When I brought my newly chopped wood from outside to place by my fireplace, I glanced up at my chimney top and saw, to my horror, a mesh screen was held by bricks on top of my chimney. I suppose the previous homeowner placed it there to keep small animals and debris from entering the chimney, but it was an eyesore and did nothing to protect my chimney from its worst enemy: rain and snow. After bringing my wood inside, I also realized I needed to clean the ashes out of my fireplace from the previous winter. Since I had occupied my home for two years and had not had

the chimney swept, I decided to call Professional Fireplace & Chimney Service to inquire about their services. John Wharton, the owner and Certified Chimney and Venting Specialist, came to my home to inspect my fireplace and chimney. He noted every aspect of my 1957 masonry fireplace and masonry wood stove flue. The fireplace is in the basement in a corner and extends two floors up to the roof. After his inspection, John noticed the mason who built the chimney left wide open breaches (holes) where there is no chimney liner. Brick was exposed which allowed smoke and other products of combustion to escape the chimney and flue. I was horrified when John showed me these problems!

This situation is a major fire hazard and needs to be repaired before I use my fireplace. I mentioned to John that there was excessive heat given off on a wall upstairs. We inspected the upstairs wall and John found the wall was cracked and had been cracked several times and patched. My home inspection missed that two years ago. John suspected that one or more of several things might have occurred: 1) there were no flue tiles in that area, 2) the side wall of the chimney may not have been put there, 3) the flue tiles, if they were there, may have cracked, perhaps from a chimney fire, or 4) the chimney may have been built touching the wood of my house allowing the heat to radiate through the wood members, creating a fire hazard. He proposed to perform a chim-scan which is a video inspection of the interior of the chimney. The chim-scan revealed no cracks in the chimney but you could see the holes in the lower brick. Also a good sweep was past due. I am looking into the options of repairing my fireplace and chimney. My experience with John and his great knowledge of fireplaces was well worth the time and cost to get a proper inspection. I want to thank the Professional Fireplace and Chimney Service for making my home safe again and warm too.

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Central Services Prepares to Help Morristown Families for Christmas Christmas is right around the corner and it is time to bring the community together to help meet the holiday needs of children in our area. The Holiday Hope Fund campaign is just one of the many ways that Morristown Hamblen Central Services, Inc. is involved to help families in our community. Even though this program receives a great deal of publicity during the Christmas season, it is just one of 22 different programs that the agency provides to the community. This year over 2000 children will be visited by “Santa” and 2000 families will have a Christmas dinner, all because of the generosity of our neighbors who make it possible.

As a participating agency in the local P-16 Council, Central Services is a vital link to providing some of the financial, emotional, nutritional and social resources that are necessary to support families in helping their children succeed. The community involvement opportunities offered all year and especially during the Holiday season, provide youth the chance to make a difference locally. They develop models of caring behavior, awareness of the needs of others, and a sense of personal responsibility to contribute to the larger society. These foundations lay the ground work for nurturing a youth population that is ready to move into leadership positions that will continue a healthy and prosperous community.

The new 44,000 square foot facility located at 2450 South Cumberland St. has been the biggest Christmas present to the staff at Central Services. They no longer have to totally disassemble the social service agency to conduct the Holiday Hope Fund/Toys for Tots drive. The 10,000 sq. ft. warehouse addition has been renovated and decorated by several different groups in town to resemble Santa’s workshop at the North Pole. The local Don’t you want to be a part of something so powelves will be working hard to insure that Hamblen erful that it can change society? Be a part of the work at Central Services, not just at ChristCounty children have a merry Christmas. mas, but all year long. Call Barbara Simmons at 586-9431, to find out how you can make a difference.

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Morristown Memories in Bulls Gap at the Olde Towne Quilt Shoppe Visiting the Olde Towne Quilt Shoppe in Bulls Gap will allow you to view some of Morristown’s past. Refinished hardwood floors, salvaged from the old Morristown Tobacco Warehouse, were installed in the renovated 80-year-old former railroad commissary. Beautiful quilts adorn the salvaged display cases with sliding, pull-out garment arms. Gail Wise, former Morristown nurse and owner of the Olde Towne Quilt Shoppe, has spent many months renovating the building but keeping an authentic 1920s look. She can now focus on the quilt quild and coloful fabrics she can offer the area quilters.

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Release the Dogs, the HUNT IS ON! Written By: Dene Masengill The alarm clock goes off at 5 o’clock pm in two separate homes around the Morristown, TN area, one in Talbott the other in White Pine. Dr. Ramsey Larson, MFH, Emergency Department Medical Director of Morristown Hamblen Medical Health Care, and Dene Masengill, MFH, a lifelong residence of the Morristown area and local horse trainer, respectively leap out of bed with their minds racing forward to the day ahead. Foxhunting is on their minds. Ramsey dons his red coat, white breeches, and tall black boots with tan tops, the uniform of a master, while Dene slips into her black coat, opting out of the red one for the day, tan breeches, and canary vest and pulls on the tall black boots. Both masters of the TN Valley Hunt head out the door to the barn with anticipated excitement of the day’s hunt, sending goose bumps down their spines. Once in the barn, horses are groomed to a shine, tacked up with saddle and bridle, loaded onto the trailer, and off to the meet location of the day.

across the countryside, jumping fences in their paths, hoping to get a glimpse of the fox. The fox is a very clever animal. He will trot along just in front of the hounds, leading them on a merry chase. When he grows tired of the game, he will slip away to his den and laugh at the hounds trying to find him. So the answer to the second question is no. We do not kill the fox at all. In fact we should really be called foxchasers since that is basically what we do.

Upon arriving at the meet, greetings are exchanged with other members of the hunt club and the huntsman, a stirrup cup (usually port) is tossed back by all, riders mount their horses, the pack of Penn Mary Del foxhounds are released from the hound truck, and the hunt is on. The huntsman will blow the horn calling all the hounds back and will then go off to another East Tennessee is the home of the Tennessee thicket in search of another fox. Valley Hunt Club, a club made up of all walks of life. There are housewife, doctors, lawyers, TVH’s hunting season begins in Sept. with legislatures, nurses, farmers, and schoolteach- three months of cubhunting where the new ers. Anybody can hunt if they have a desire to young hounds are introduced to the pack and ride horses in the wide-open spaces and enjoy hunting. Riders wear the traditional tweed atseeing hounds work. tire called ratcatcher during this season which consists of tweed coat, brown helmet, and You may be wondering. Foxhunting - what brown boots. do they do? Do they kill the fox? Answers: The members ride their horses watching the On the Saturday after Thanksgiving the grand hounds work as they search out the fox. Once Opening Meet is held at the hunt’s Kennel terthey find one, the hunt is off. Riders gallop ritory where the huntsman lives and the hounds are housed.

official colors. Once the hounds are blessed, the prayer is said, the stirrup cup is toasted and tossed back, the hunt begins. All the bystanders buy their tickets for one of the Tally Ho wagons pulled by teams of beautiful draft horses and jump on board to follow the mounted field of horses. After watching the hounds work and seeing the riders maneuver their horses, the wagons end up on Champagne Hill in the field of landowners, Jack and Bev Kramer, where everyone over 21 is served a glass of champagne. Here the riders have a glass as well, to toast in the beginning of the formal season, to mingle with the wagons, and hopefully to receive treats such as carrots and slices of apple for their horses from the wagon riders. If you think you might like to learn more about this wonderful sport of foxhunting, please contact Dene Masengill, MFH, for info on hunting and to receive an invitation to the Opening Meet festivities. Dene can be reached at 423-736-3287. Mail inquires to Post Office Box 609, Talbott, TN 37877.

The morning is steeped in tradition and pageantry. This is the day everyone comes out to enjoy the catered breakfast in the field, browse through the sporting art and foxhunting goodies for sale, and enjoy the Irish Folk trio while warming by the bonfire. Riders will now switch to their formal attire on this day. Black coats, boots, helmets, crisp white stock ties and canary vest. Red coats are worn by staff, masters, and gentlemen members who have been awarded the club’s Hello! Morristown.... Where you’ll find your friends, family & neighbors, are more interesting than you think!

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Personal Injury Prepares an Honorable Man to Help Others...The Scott Thomas Story Morristown East High School former football and baseball player Scott Thomas understands the importance of education, rehabilitation, and orthotics. When Scott graduated from high school, his family members were in the medical and military fields. Scott wanted to be a coach and a teacher. He set his goals high, enlisted in the U.S. Army, and became a member of the prestigious Airborne Rangers. At age 20, he had an accident from a parachute jump. Eighteen hours later, he was picked up from waist-deep water where he landed. His days of jumping from airplanes were over, and he could no longer function in his military role. Scott took an honorable discharge from the army. The only real trade skill Thomas had developed coming out of the military service was that of a police officer, but he wanted to do something along the lines of medicine to help others. He began a new career at Morristown Hamblen Healthc Healthcare Systems, and then Lakeway Region Regional Hospital, and worked in both therapy and emergency room surgery. He also ser served as a member of Morristown EMS an and the rescue squad. During these early ye years, Thomas developed a strong interest in the field of bracing. Rehabilitation aand orthotics became his new career pat path, and he enrolled, and graduated from, Emory E University in Atlanta. He did his residency in Orthotics at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Scott and Alex Martin

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Today, Thomas is a practitioner with Southern Orthocare, a Home Medical and Orthotics business located on East Andrew Johnson Highway. He works closely with local orthopedic surgeons and family practice physicians, physical therapists, and athletic trainers - providing braces for people of all ages. However, helping children with athletic injuries has become a calling for him. For the past eight years, he has served the local community by providing medical support (on a volunteer basis) to local high schools on a regular basis, sometimes up to 20 hours a week. Morristown West High School Football Head Coach Don Woods comments, “Scott has a God-gift to communicate with young people… and they understand that he cares and has their best interest at heart. I could never repay him for what he has done for Morristown West… he is a big part of our success.” Thomas has braced professional athletes such as Charles Barkley, as well as professional teams including the Tennessee Thundercats, the Ice Bears hockey team, and the Tennessee Smokies. Profession-

al wrestlers to whom he has provided medical support include Ric Flair (early 1970s, 17-time world champion wrestler), “Triple H”- Hunter Hurst Hemsley, and “Kane” who starred in the recent motion picture, “See No Evil.” He has also provided his Orthotics expertise to athletic teams from the Universities of Tennessee and Kentucky, Carson Newman and Tusculum Colleges, and Walters State Community College. Student athletes from the local area who have gone away to college often come back to Morristown so that Scott can take care of them. From Chattanooga to Johnson City, Scott “braces” himself when athletes call, and avails himself to respond to their needs. Southern Orthocare CEO Joe Huntsman, Jr. sums up, “Scott is all about making a difference in the lives of individuals who come to him for help. He genuinely cares for people and is very good at what he does.” Thomas says of himelf, “If I would put a brace on my mom, then I would put it on a patient.” Thomas and his beloved wife Tammy have two sons, Jordan, 18, and Troy, 16.

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New Skin Cancer Treatment Skin cancer is a huge issue for our patients. Our office treats hundreds of these each year. While years ago, people were commonly disfigured or even killed by skin cancer; better treatments and earlier detection have dramatically reduced death and disability. Dermatologist treat most skin cancer in the United States. The reason for this is that we have pioneered treatments that lead to better outcomes for our skin cancer patients. We still treat many skin cancers with excision and sutures but have specialized treatment for certain other subtypes. Cryosurgery, radiation therapy, Mohs micrographic surgery, and laser are some of these other forms of treatment.

Having just returned from our annual surgery meeting in Chicago, the results of some new studies were presented. We now have new products that prevent blood vessels from reaching newly forming skin cancer. If we remove the cancer by laser and then use this medicine in the treated area, the likelihood of the cancer ever returning is greatly reduced. This is an important advance in the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer. This is just another way in which research by dermatologist is leading to better patient care.

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Ashley and Lucas present their baby boy Eli James born August 28 at 9 lbs.

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Christina and William with daughters Alaina and Mackenzie welcome Anna Elizabeth, born Sept. 7 at 8 lbs, 9 oz.

Joshua and Amber welcome Christopher Cole, born Sept. 4 at 7 lb 13 oz. Also pictured is new big brother Jacob.

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Dr. Frank Ellis A Lakeway Tradition

2008 is shaping up to be a big year. It will mark the 20th year in private practice for Dr. Frank Ellis. It also will be the 50th birthday for East TN-OBGYN PC which Dr. Ellis has proudly been a member of since 1988. Lastly, 2008, represents the 50th year the Lakeway region has had a “Dr. Ellis” on call, as his father, Dr. John Ellis, started his 40-year practice in Jefferson City in 1958. Frank is a local doctor in every sense of the word, starting with his delivery at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital by Dr. Charles Scott. Dr. Scott was one of the founding doctors of East TN-OBGYN and was the senior partner of the group when Dr. Ellis later joined. Raised in Jefferson City, Frank attended Jefferson County High School and later Carson-Newman College where he graduated suma cum laude. He then continued a family tradition with his graduation from the University of Tennessee Medical School in Memphis. His father and older brother, John, now a pediatrician in Memphis, had both graduated from there also. Frank’s interest in obstetrics and gynecology began during his medical school days. He viewed the blend aspects of medicine, surgery, and pediatrics to be challenging and started his Ob/ Gyn residency at UT-Knoxville in 1984. He completed the last 2 years of his residency at the Greenville Memorial Hospital System in Greenville, SC before starting into private practice in Morristown in 1988. Frank is married to the former Karen Price and has three children, Will 19, Taylor 16, and Ashley 22. Karen is a women’s health nurse practitioner, who presently works at Morristown - Hamblen Healthcare System. Ashley is working on a degree toward becoming an elementary teacher. Will is attending Carson - Newman and is considering a degree in physical therapy, while Taylor is at Morristown West High School and believes he wants to go into Sports Medicine. An avid reader, Frank’s other hobbies include playing piano as well as being a big sports fan. He has watched Will and now Taylor play for the West High Trojan Football Team. Commenting on his practice, Frank states “I have been blessed over the years to have worked with so many fine physicians. Being a part of a group tends to grow a doctor professionally with daily challenges to keep up on a knowledge and skills level. My philosophy of treating patients as if they were family members was ingrained in me by my father. I love what I do and could nott imagine a more rewarding career. Being able to share the miracle of childbirth with over 4000 families has been wonderful. I look forward to the next 20 years.”

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Family Physician is “All in The Family” Professionally And Personally

Bonnie Vick, M.D., Ph.D. at Healthstar, knows the importance of taking care of families, including her own and many others. She graduated from the New York Military Academy and obtained her M.D. and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from East Tennessee State University where she met her husband, Bob, of sixteen years. Dr. Vick has maintained her fullservice family practice at Healthstar for the past eight years. With an active four-year-old daughter, Maggie, the support of her loving husband, Bob, and the addition of a new nurse practitioner, Christina, Dr. Vick can understand the challenge and importance of balance between her profession and her family.

Since her new nurse practitioner, Christina, has joined the family practice team, the overflow of patients have extra care given to them. She is excited about the opportunity to care for and treat the Morristown area. She resides in Grainger County with her two children, Caleb and Cassidy, and has lived there for over twenty years. Christina, like Dr. Vick, likes UT football and spending quality time with her family. Since graduating from Carson Newman from the nurse practitioner program, she is looking forward to having more time to spend on personal interests. The patients understand the importance of medical staff taking care of them and enjoying family time too.

When Dr. Vick was a young girl, she knew she wanted to be a doctor from the time she started school. Her aunt is a doctor and was an inspiration to young Bonnie that women could become doctors too. Bonnie was very active in her recreational activities when she was growing up: horseback riding, tap and ballet dancing, and gymnastics. Since she experienced so many extracurricular activities as a small child, she wants their daughter to be exposed to them also. Maggie is taking horseback riding lessons at Walnut Grove Stables, ballet NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION: Dr. at Turning Point and gymnastics at Vick would like to spend more time Powerhouse Gym. with Maggie and Bob, and to make sure With her husband, Bob, she enjoys her patients have the best of care. The watching UT football games and balance and importance of family life and NASCAR races, playing golf, and her medical profession are, to the family ballroom dancing. One night a week, physician (as Archie and Edith Bunker the couple put on their dance shoes would say), “All in the Family.” and enjoy their time together dancing on the ballroom floor. Bob says Bonnie has a full-circle job caring for people from birth to death: from babies, teens, adults, to geriatrics. Even though she has worked twelvehour days, five days a week, and a full weekend every month, she still finds time to enjoy life outside of the office with her family.

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Winners of the

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Robin Moody, Director of Laboratory Services • Vince Trull, Director of Diagnostics • Peter Sutherland, MD, healthStar Physicians, P.C. President • Don Lee, CEO HealthStar Physicians, P.C. Bill Yeager, ETMN • Gretchen Slone, Director of Sleep Center • Trish Hatfield, Director of Marketing and Development • Pat Davis, Director of Information Systems


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HealthStar Receives the TechMed Award for Their Outstanding Use of Technology in Patient Care! HealthStar Physicians, founded in 1995, is a successful multi-specialty group, located in Morristown, Tennessee. HealthStar Physicians had approximately 188,500 patient encounters in 2006, and projects patient encounters in excess of 200,000 in 2007. HealthStar Physicians, P.C. is comprised of 34 physicians and 13 mid-level providers representing 18 specialties. There are nine practice locations in three contiguous counties. The majority of the group practices in a class ‘A’, 75,000 square foot Medical Office Building, which encompasses the following ancillary services: Urgent Care Clinic – The Urgent Care Clinic provides the community with after hours care. It is staffed 7 days per week with HealthStar physicians and/or midlevel providers. Bone Density- Hologic EKG and Stress Lab GE Voluson 730 4D Ultrasound System Mammography - GE Digital Moderate Complexity Laboratory - Beckman CX-9, Beckman Access MRI–Siemens Magnetom Symphony 1.5T Nuclear Camera – Siemens E-Cam (Dual head) Physical Therapy Sleep Clinic – 6 suites – MedCare – REMbrandt Embla – N-7000 Ultrasound X-ray suites HealthStar Laboratory features the UniCel DXC 600 for routine chemistry testing. The Unicel DXC 600 can deliver up to 990 tests per hour and 90 Basic Metabolic Panels in one hour. The laboratory utilizes the UniCel DXI 800 for routine immunoassays, which processes up to 400 tests per hour. This system provides proven chemiluminescent

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detection to provide excellent precision and sensitivity. The coagulation analyzer, Beckman ACL 1000, provides superior technology for the precision and reliability in performing routine Protime and APTT testing. The laboratory uses the Coulter LH 500 to ensure the highest sensitivity, specificity, and efficiency in performing hematology testing. The laboratory performs 1.5 million tests a year and is certified by COLA and CLIA. Dyncare is currently for any outsourcing of reference laboratory testing. The bone density, Hologic, diagnostic imaging services are managed by a radiology information system (RIS) and are digitally processed and archived with a PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System). The Hologic system performs instant vertebral assessments to evaluate for early spinal fractures.

HealthStar Physicians are the only group in Tennessee with extensive modalities operating on an integrated internet based Avreo RIS/PACS system. HealthStar Physicians uses the Centricity Physician Office Practice Management (PM) system from GE, the first Windows®-based practice management system. Centricity Physician Office - PM provides us with a comprehensive solution to our healthcare computing needs - from billing and scheduling to patient information, inventory control, scanning, EDI (electronic submission, remittance, statements and eligibility) managed care, reports, accounts receivable and collections

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Urgent Care Clinic HealthStar Physicians Offers 8 Convenient Locations for Routine Healthcare: MORRISTOWN • 420 West Morris Blvd. (423) 581-5925

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Dr. Black- Living Out His Dream at Lakeway Regional Hospital My mother knew when I was four years old that I wanted to deliver babies and I maintained that dream throughout my entire life. I grew up in Fort Worth, Texas, completed my undergraduate degree in Austin, and medical school in San Antonio. I had a wonderful opportunity to come to Knoxville to learn surgery from some very good surgeons. As far as my career, I have had all of my jobs in the medical field. My first job was as a nurse aid in a nursing home, then I worked in a hospital as a nurse aid, a phlebotamist, a unit secretary, and a monitor tech. Working in the medical fields were nice because they gave me a good perspective on how things are done and how difficult other people’s jobs are. I did not come from a family of physicians. I grew up in a normal working class family and I am the only doctor in my family. I am the oldest of three children with a younger brother and sister. My wonderful wife is named Melanie. We have three children: 14 year-old son, Scott, 8 year-old girl, Lauren, and 17 month-old girl, Madison (Mattie). Melanie is a nurse but is taking time off to raise our little girl, Mattie. My two oldest children, Scott and Lauren, tell me they do not want to be doctors because their daddy has to work too much. We like to do outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, and playing ball. Scott and I also like to play golf. I took Scott flying when he was four years old and offered to let him handle the controls which he almost put

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the plane into the ground. He will need ton. Everything that can be done in a big city can be done right here. some flying lessons soon. What we hear from patients, even with me being a new physician in town, is that the care they receive is exceptional. They feel very well taken care of and have a wonderful experience. Anyone that I have come in contact with so far that has delivered their infants at Lakeway Regional Hospital, had such a positive experience that they would recommend the experience to their friends and family. I think they would all say they would return and do it again. From the Black family, we want to thank you for making our experience As a physician, I was a little apprehen- with Morristown such a welcome one. sive on coming to a bigger community than where I had recently practiced. I was one of three doctors in the previous town. I thought I would be “a number” but I was welcomed with open arms when I came to Morristown. Even though Morristown is located in a place where you have access to some of the larger cities, you do not have to leave Morristown to do EXACTLY what you can have done in Knoxville or LexingSince my first visit to Lakeway Regional Hospital, I noticed the equipment is absolutely spectacular- the latest, the greatest, and the best that is on the market. I am.extremely impressed with the facilities, the staff, and the efficiency in the operating room. One of the nicest things that Lakeway Regional Hospital has is that it is supported by a larger corporation. It has the ability to purchase some of the newer, more technologically advanced equipment. The operating room is much bigger than what UT has.

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Why spend time in an ER when you don’t have to?

You will first notice how the newest technology at Lakeway Regional Hospital impacts your ER visit when you present at the registration desk to be seen. As soon as your demographic information is input into the system, you are quickly triaged by an RN. The RN will be able to access your prior medical history, allergies, and medication history all at the click of a button. Any changes in your history will easily be made here, saving valuable time to begin direct patient intervention. Lakeway Regional Hospital’s Emergency Room utilizes an electronic documentation system called the ProMed Clinical System. This two part system includes ProMed Patient Manager and ProMed Reporter. ProMed Patient Manager allows Lakeway to electronically document and track all aspects of care including nursing processes and interventions, length of stay, quality management, and discharge instruction and teaching. Data is entered here to support patient tracking, clinical documentation, clinical practice guidelines, order entry, result reporting, patient acuity, and management statistics. Using this system contributes to a shorter ER visit and helps ensure quality care guidelines are followed. These are just two standards of care that the medical and nursing staff at Lakeway ER constantly strive to meet and exceed. Page 68

Your next encounter with this state-of –the- art system will be when you are placed in a treatment room and the nurse begins your initial assessment. You will notice that all of the documentation is done on a computer directly at the bedside. This not only saves valuable time for nursing staff, but also directs the nurse down a personalized care pathway and provides you with the most comprehensive physical assessment possible. It also ensures real-time documentation. Real-time, or bedside, documentation has been proven to reduce charting errors and patient care related errors. Any physician orders, medication or treatment interventions, and patient progress can be entered right at the bedside. Along with all of the obvious benefits of this system, there is a reporter portion of ProMed. Mrs. Houseright ER Director and Pam Johns, CNO review these reports on a daily basis . The reports are reviewed also by the ER Medical Director, Dr Dan Ross. In cooperation with the administrative team at Lakeway Regional Hospital, they work together to identify trends, create plans for improvement and monitor compliance with LRH and national benchmarks for emergency care. So what does all this mean to you as a patient? It means that quality care really is available right here at home.

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An Insight to the Inside Written By: Leslie M. Atkins As the day begins and a local client walks into the first floor of 401 McFarland Street here in Morristown, he or she is greeted with a few smiling faces, as well as two grateful owners. The present client we see in this situation may need a range of items including home medical equipment, supplies, pre-packaged medications and/or a compounded prescription. He or she is in the right place and can obtain any or all of the previous at one location. The company we are speaking of, McFarland Home Medical Equipment and McFarland Pharmacy & Apothecary Services. The smiling faces would be the current thirty employees and the two men also willing to help that client would be co-owners, Randy DeBord and Mike Sigmon. Those thirty employees include: several certified pharmacy technicians, two certified respiratory therapists, a certified nursing assistant, a registered nurse, four pharmacists and a certified pedorthist. However, as many other locally owned and operated businesses, this company did not begin in the same manner in which it is today. As a matter of fact, it began with four men and a few ideas. Those four men included: Ken Smith, Ken’s son Kendrick Smith, Ken’s nephew Randy DeBord and Kendrick’s friend and classmate from pharmacy school Mike Sigmon. The four men sat down in August of 2003 to discuss some ideas of starting a local company to serve Morristown’s needs in the pharmacy area, specializing in long-term care. With Ken’s financial assistance as owner of Smith-Turner Drug Store in Sneedville, they were able to open for business at 808 West Fourth North Street in March of 2004. Very soon, it was apparent to Randy, with a background in sales, that Morristown also had a need for an HME company. In January of 2005, the HME side of McFarland Group opened its doors for business at 921 West Fourth North Street. As business began to grow and opportunities blossomed, McFarland was able to service the East Tennessee region with both pharmacy and home medical equipment. In December of 2005, Randy and Mike had the opportunity to purchase the business from Ken. They are still very thankful for the gracious help and wisdom from longtime business owner and pharmacist Ken Smith. Co-owners Randy and Mike soon realized that trying to manage one full service company out of two separate buildings was not the easiest for them or the customers. With a plan in mind, the two men and some fifteen employees at that time moved under one roof at 401 McFarland Street in January of 2006. As the full service company still was growing and serving customers with a wide range of customers from the upper east Tennessee area to the west side of Knoxville, Randy and Mike realized there was a need for a long-term care pharmacy in the Knoxville area to be able to service those clients the longest distance from Morristown. With a plan in mind, McFarland Pharmacy opened a second location off the Cedar Bluff exit in Knoxville in May of 2006. As I sat down with the two men recently, Randy and Mike both are local Morristown residents and are very grateful for the blessings that have allowed them to bring a business to Morristown and succeed. They said, “Humble beginnings with numerous blessings from God allowed us to create a company to a level that we never imagined.” Randall Boyd DeBord, son of George and Anne DeBord of Morristown, graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in May of 1985. Some may remember Randy from a different angle; he was a bass guitarist for local band “Top Secret” from 1983 to 1989. Randy married Wanda Stinnett on AuPage 70

Randy DeBord and Mike Sigmon, owners of McFarland Pharmacy gust 1st 1998. They have two boys, Randall Jr. “Rand” who is eight years old and Dylan who just turned six years old. Randy and Wanda are members of First Baptist Church of Morristown. Randy has one brother, Mike DeBord who married Kathy McBride. Randy has a background of sales and management but stated, “After I moved into management, I realized that my first love was sales; I missed the personal challenge of reaching a pre-defined goal.” Michael Keith Sigmon comes to Morristown from the sunny state of Florida. He is the son of Sandra Sigmon and Jim Sigmon, and has two brothers Jeff and “Chip” and one sister Melissa Sigmon, all of whom live out of state. Mike graduated from the University of South Florida in December of 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. While at USF, he met his future wife Heather Giddens and was married on December 28, 1996. Then Mike headed to Samford University to receive his doctor of pharmacy degree in May of 2002. Mike and Heather attend First Baptist Church of Morristown. Mike has worked in several pharmacies over the years and says, “As an owner of an independent pharmacy, I feel it is an opportunity to serve and help others where a corporate setting would not allow that same level of care.” With a future full of dreams and plans, McFarland Group Inc. will be making their next step forward to the downtown area of Morristown in the early part of 2008. Randy and Mike were able to purchase and renovate a large building at 167 W. Main Street. The men are looking forward to the numerous accommodations that the new building will have for the friends and families McFarland already has as customers and look forward to serving new clients in 2008. The downtown building has 2 entrances, one from Main Street and one from the backside of the building which is linked to a large parking lot with easy access to the new location. Randy and Mike said, “In recent years, other businesses have moved downtown and we would look forward to adding to the chemistry they have already created. We would like to add our portion of the economic pie.”

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