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The Mountain Press ■ Sevier County’s Daily Newspaper ■ Vol. 26, No. 269 ■ September 26, 2010 ■ ■ $1.25


New details in Keener case


By DEREK HODGES Staff Writer

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SEVIERVILLE — Auditors doing their regular annual check of the county’s books apparently discovered money missing from the county clerk’s office that prompted an investigation that turned up about $100,000 worth of unaccounted cash. The first of the official accounts of the events that led County Clerk

Joe Keener to resign his post likely won’t be released for three or four more weeks, but some of those with knowledge of the probes have revealed what they’ve learned about what the researchers have found. They say the financial check-up revealed a little more than $2,000 missing from the office’s bank account for the 2009-10 fiscal year, prompting the two regular auditors to call in reinforcements.

That move was apparently made even though Keener offered and made repayment for the missing cash, the courthouse staffers say. It’s not clear if he did so using his own money or funds from the account. Their suspicions raised by that red flag, the four special investigators went over every number in the books for the clerk’s office with a fine-toothed comb. While their search of previous years turned


5Class poetry project Students learn about each other through poetry

Smokies gearing up for spike in tourism

Mountain Life, Page B1


By ELLEN BROWN Staff Writer

Lawsuits may increase Court ruling makes it easier for workers to sue Page A6

Weather Today Showers likely High: 76°

Tonight T’storms likely Submitted


Obituaries Delia Lydia Hernandez Archie J. King, 78 Tammy E. King, 47 Harold Krombholz, 90 Don MacPherson, 70 Jeff Saas, 44 DETAILS, Page A4

Index Local & State . . . . . A1-6 Opinion . . . . . . . . . . . . . A7 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . A8-12 Nation . . . . . . . . . . . . A5 Calendar . . . . . . . . . . B5 Comics . . . . . . . . . B7-10 Classifieds . . . . . . B11-13

See Keener, Page A4

The fall

Sports, Page A8

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up no other missing money, it was a rare look into the current fiscal year that discovered real problems. Those who spoke about the investigation did so under condition of anonymity because the investigations are still ongoing. They think Keener simply got in over his head financially, a belief they say is supported by a lawsuit filed

The Foothills Parkway is a popular route for travelers looking for a peek at fall colors during the autumn months.

After a brief lull in tourist season, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is gearing up for one of its busiest months for outside state visitors. “June, July, August and October are our busiest months,” said GSMNP spokesperson Nancy Gray. “We could have an increase (of tourism) over the past years, but that’s yet to be seen. It’s usually concentrated in the latter weeks of October, which is fall’s peak, and the weekends get really busy. We have seen more people than usual at the first of November in the past couple of years.” Of the 9 million visitors the park receives annually, more than 1 million visitors come in October along with June, July and August. According to a visitor study, the most common outside states from which visitors come to the park are Kentucky, North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Ohio. “There are ranger programs, camping, hiking — anything that gets people out of their car,” Gray said. “Then again, people love to sight-see from their car. They can cover more mileage than on foot.” See Rush, Page A4

Cooler weather, more colors expected soon By ELLEN BROWN Staff Writer A recent taste of cooler weather in the Smokies has locals wanting more — and a report from the National Weather Service in Morristown says we just might get it soon. “Temperatures are expected to be below normal for early October, with precipitation above normal,” said Tod Hyslop, NWS meteorologist. “Winds will be coming from the north as the trough (an elongated area of low pressure) migrates. The jet stream is going to become more active as we go into fall.” The spotting of fall colors has already begun, but Great Smoky Mountains National Park spokesperson See Colors, Page A4


Cades Cove sees an increase in visitors looking to take in the awesome views of fall color.

Knoxville resident winner in Shark Race

Corrections The Mountain Press is committed to accuracy. Please report factual errors by calling 428-0748 Ext. 214.

By DEREK HODGES Staff Writer

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Gatlinburg Special Events Coordinator Jon Elder, left, announces the winner of the Great Gatlinburg Shark Race as United Way Executive Director Tom Newman holds the $10,000 with Paula Maples’ name on it.

GATLINBURG — As Paula Maples rearranged the boxes that contain her life Saturday afternoon in the new apartment she’s moving into in Knoxville, she had no idea a little red piece of rubber and some favorable currents had just made her $10,000 richer. Maples is the human

behind the winning shark in the seventh annual Great Gatlinburg Shark Race, netting her the cash prize and a big surprise as she drove to Target to get a few essentials for her new place. “My family has been here all day helping me move and I actually completely forgot the Shark Race was today,” Maples See race, Page A5

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Only slight increase in county unemployment By DEREK HODGES Staff Writer The longest recession since the Great Depression may have been declared officially dead this week, but that didn’t stop Sevier County’s unemployment rate from taking a latesummer trip north. The number increased a slight 0.2 percent between July and August, landing at 8.4 percent for the latter month according to preliminary figures from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. While the increase, which in itself is a curious thing, may be bad news, there’s still reason to think it indicates good things for Sevier Countians’ hope of economic recovery. The figure must be examined in context because it actually represents only a very small number of people losing jobs. Of the 50,500 workers the state department estimates live in Sevier County, the 0.2 percent increase in the rate equals out to only 20 people now being out of work. On top of that, the number crunchers in Nashville shifted their estimate of how many people there are in the local labor force down between the two months, dropping it from 51,560 to that 50,500. That’s a loss of 1,060 people and a move that means the 20 jobs lost show up as a bigger percentage than they would have under the


Even with the increases, both Knox and Sevier counties landed on the list of those areas with the 10 lowest rates in the state, while Blount County’s decrease helped bump it up that slate. The roster is topped by Lincoln (6.4 percent), Williamson (7.0), Blount and Knox counties. Sevier County, meanwhile, is barely hanging onto the top 10, coming in at No. 10. Across the state, 38 counties have rates between 5 and 10 percent, while 57 have numbers higher than that but lower than 20 percent. Between July and August, the figures decrease in 46 counties, increased in 33 and stayed the same in 16. That combined to keep the state’s non-seasonally adjusted number steady at 9.6 percent. That was only slightly worse than the national number of 9.5 percent.

that’s provided by a little reflection. Comparing the current year’s numbers to last year, the county is still in better shape than it was, down nearly a full 1 percent from August 2009’s rate of 9.3 percent. That fact continues a trend started several months ago in which the numbers have been lower year to year for the first time in the recession, an indicator that things, despite the small bump in the August rate, are likely actually improving here. Among the county’s neighbors, August’s results were pretty mixed, with Blount County’s rate down 0.3 percent to 7.5 percent and Cocke County’s up 0.2 percent to 11.9. Jefferson County experienced a 0.3 percent bump up in its figure, which stood at 11.4 percent in August, and Knox County also had a slight increase, up 0.1 percent to 7.6 percent. old estimate. The rate’s upward move could very easily be considered something of an anomaly for a variety of reasons. For one thing, the area’s economy is typically booming between the two months that represent the end of the busiest part of the tourist season. Secondly, there’s very rarely an increase in unemployment between the two months based on previous data from the state. On top of all that, there’s the fact that sales tax receipts for the area

are actually up considerably this year, which should mean that business is good. Given that, it seems Some economists are suggesting businesses have learned to work slimmer and have become gun shy in the face of the economy’s incredible plummet, an idea that could explain the local rise in unemployment. Perhaps the jobs were shed as managers looked to make their

operations as efficient as possible moving into what many feared could be yet another dismal autumn and winter. Additionally, there are national signs that unemployment figures have been bolstered in recent months by the ending of census jobs and a decrease in stimulus spending. Whatever might explain the situation, there is still some good news to be found in August’s numbers

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Dentists sought for free medical clinic at Bristol JOHNSON CITY (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Organizers of a free Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps weekend clinic at Bristol are trying to recruit dentists, partly to help job seekers who say itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tough to find work toothless or with rotten teeth. Organizers of the TriCitiesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; first RAM clinic, set Oct. 8-10 at Bristol Motor Speedway, told the Johnson City Press that very few dentists have volunteered. The clinic will offer free medical, dental and vision care. A Tri-Cities RAM committee member, James Watson, said some of the Knoxville-based nonprofit groupâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s free clinics in other communities have been canceled due to dentists not participating. Watson said the TriCities clinic is not in jeopardy â&#x20AC;&#x153;but it is in danger of not being able to meet the

dental needs of the patients who come.â&#x20AC;? He said 80 percent of patients are seeking dental services. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve had people come to RAM events and say that prior to the event, they werenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t even able to get a job because they had no teeth or the teeth they had were rotted out. And these are people in their 20s and 30s,â&#x20AC;? Watson said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The impact that dentists can make with this population is tremendous.â&#x20AC;? Dental services include cleanings, fillings and extractions. RAM provides 74 dental chairs and the associated equipment. â&#x20AC;&#x153;All we need is for some of our local dentists to volunteer their time,â&#x20AC;? Watson said. RAM officials expect there will be more than 2,000 patients, which means at least 30 dentists are needed.

City to begin leaf collection Oct. 4 Submitted Report The Sevierville Public Works Department announces that the leaf collection period will begin Oct. 4 and is scheduled to conclude Jan. 28. Residents may choose either of the following leaf collection alternatives. Direct any questions to the Public Works Department at 4294567. Bagged leaf collection: The department will collect bagged leaves citywide on a weekly basis. There will be no set day. Residents may call and

request a work order be completed or simply place bags at curbside. Vacuum leaf collection: The department plans to be in each neighborhood every two weeks. The city has been divided into three sections. Once crews make a complete sweep of the city they will start over. No special pick-ups will be made. Tips for vacuum collection: Rake leaves in rows no more than three feet wide. Do not park vehicles in front of leaf piles. Remove limbs, rocks, and other debris. Do not place leaves in street.

Oktoberfest coming to Ober Gatlinburg Submitted Report GATLINBURG â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Ober Gatlinburg is celebrating October with a festival featuring Bavarian-style food, drink and music. Oktoberfest returns to the resort to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the popular festival held in Munich, Germany. Ober Gatlinburg will have activities Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout October. The Bavarian Fun Makers Band, in authentic costumes, will perform at 1, 4 and 6 p.m.


Ober Gatlinburg has announced plans for its Oktoberfest celebration during the five weekends of October.

every weekend. Oktoberfest was a popular event when the Heidelberg Castle operated its restaurant at Ober Gatlinburg in the 1980s. Oktoberfests have been held in Munich for 200 years with the exception of wartime. As immigrants from Germany came to North America, smaller Oktoberfests sprouted up in their communities. For more information call 436-5423 or visit www.obergatlinburg. com.

Earlier date set for churchâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pig roast Submitted Report SEVIERVILLE â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The meals that have been featured at St. Joseph the Carpenter Episcopal Churchâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pig roast for 14 years will also be available as an autumn barbecue dinner this year. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We wanted to put a new twist on this event,â&#x20AC;? said Linda Devereoux, who is chairing the event. The autumn barbecue of slowcooked, smoked pork is set a little earlier this fall than usual: Oct.

8. A full dinner will be served that evening at the church at 345 Hardin Lane. The meal, from 6-8 p.m., costs $8 and includes the pork sandwich, coleslaw, baked beans, potatoes and peppers, and dessert. However, there is not much time left to order dinner tickets. Advance tickets are available from church members or by calling the church at 4530943. Orders should be placed by Friday, Oct. 1.

As they have done for the past 14 years, members of St. Josephâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s congregation will spend most of the night before the event tending the barbecues that slow-cook the pork. The sauce is a secret recipe that has evolved over the years. In addition to the meals, persons can buy whole barbecued pork shoulders for $30. They should also be ordered by Oct. 1. Proceeds will benefit Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic.

Knoxville center opened to help with bridge detour Submitted Report KNOXVILLE â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Tennessee Department of Transportation has opened TDOTâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new Henley Bridge Project Community Center. The center will provide a central location for people to obtain information about the project, to learn more about the detours around the bridge closure and to

receive updates on work to repair the bridge. The new center is located at 220 E. Blount Avenue across from the old Baptist hospital and will be open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We know the importance of preserving this historic bridge while also communicating with the traveling public about

the process, detours and what they can expect during the closure,â&#x20AC;? TDOT Commissioner Gerald Nicely said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We will attempt to maximize pre-closure information to enable motorists to map out detours ahead of time.â&#x20AC;? TDOT is working to finalize a contract for the $24.6 million recon-

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Obituaries In Memoriam

Archie J. King Archie J. King, age 78, of Knoxville, formerly of Pigeon Forge, passed away peacefully Friday, September 24, 2010. Mr. King was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Pigeon Forge and a current member of Southside Baptist Church. He retired from FHWA and the National Park Service. He was an avid fisherman. He was preceded in death by parents, Victor and Lula King, sisters, Lee, Thelma, Mae, Blanche, Rhonda, and Faye. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Lorene; son, Stephen J. and wife Terri; daughter, Karen Whitmire and husband Wendell; grandsons, Andrew and Katie King, Adam King, Will Whitmire, Ben and Nicole Whitmire; granddaughter, Kristin Whitmire; brothers, Glenn, Ray, Bob, and Melvin King. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Southside Baptist Church, P.O. Box 9805, Knoxville, TN, 37940. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday in Atchleyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Smoky Mountain Chapel in Pigeon Forge with Rev. Ray Gresham officiating. Interment to follow in Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 3-5 p.m. Sunday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. n

Delia Lydia Hernandez Delia Lydia Hernandez, infant child of Rosa Delia and Carlos Hernandez, died Friday, Sept. 24, 2010. The Hernandez family is a part of the First Baptist Church Hispanic Ministries. In addition to her parents, Delia is also survived by her sister, Vicky Hernandez, age 11. The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Tuesday with a service to follow at 3 p.m. at Atchleyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Smoky Mountain Chapel with Rev. Miguel Videla officiating. Interment will follow in Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens. n

Don MacPherson Don MacPherson, 70, of Gatlinburg, died peacefully in his home on Sept. 20, 2010 surrounded by his family. Survivors: wife, Pat; daughters, Kimberly MacPherson and Jennifer and son-in-law, Laurence Evans; four grandchildren; son, Chris MacPherson; sister, Sandi and husband Art Peterson; brother, Richard and wife Ann MacPherson; several cousins; his Sweet Fanny Adams Family. Don passed away from head and neck cancer, therefore, in lieu of flowers, donate to any cancer organization.

A Celebration service will be held 4-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26 at Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre in Gatlinburg. Cremation arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.

Harold L. Krombholz Harold L. Krombholz, 90 of Sevierville, died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010. He was born in Wisconsin in 1920. He was a graduate of Lee Edward High School in Asheville, N.C. and married Mary Kuykendall, from Asheville, in 1942. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving 1943-1946 in the Pacific Theater and participated in the staging for the Phillipine Invasion. He retired after 30 years from Smurfit Stone Container.He was a member of First Baptist Church, Pigeon Forge. Survivors: son and daughterin-law, Michael and Donna Krombholz; granddaughter and husband, Carrie and Paul Zimmerman; grandson and wife, Troy and Susan Krombholz; two greatgrandchildren; brother-in-law and wife, Buddy and Kathy Kuykendall of Sevierville; two nephews; numerous extended family. The family will receive friends 2-3 p.m. Sunday with funeral service to follow at 3 p.m. in Atchleyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Smoky

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Tamberia (Tammy) E. King Tamberia (Tammy) E. King, age 47, of Knoxville died of cancer (Sarcoma) Friday, September 24, 2010. She was a member of Good Samaritan Episcopal Church in Knoxville. She was a registered respiratory therapist at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge for 22 years, and had a special bond with her co-workers. She enjoyed hiking with her dad and spending time on the front porch at her parentsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; house. Tamberia loved her dogs: Tucker, Lulu, Joey, Peanut, and Bindi. Survivors: life partner, Lisa A. Gordon; daughter, Jaymi Lynn Walker; grandchildren, Keegan, Olivia and Madeline Walker, Trey Bailey; parents, Gary and Mary Helen (Sandra) King; special aunt and uncles, Jack and Gerri LaForge and Duane Rolen, and several other special aunts and uncles; special friends, Karol Gillespie, Terri Holder, James Laux. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Young-Williams Animal Center, 3201 Division Street, Knoxville, TN 37919. The family will receive friends 4-6:45 p.m. Monday with a service to follow at 7 p.m. at Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour with The Rev. Taylor Dinsmore and The Rev. Cal Calhoun officiating. Family and friends will leave Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in procession to Dockery Cemetery for graveside service and interment. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour, 122 Peacock Court, Seymour, Tennessee 37865 (865)577-2807.

in Cocke County earlier this year against Keener. In it, a man he partnered with on several investments claims he was misusing funds out of a joint bank account they held, re-appropriating the funds for his own use. That, they say, may have prompted him to try borrow cash from the clerkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s office coffers, though they still insist they canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t imagine he didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t mean to pay it back. They also acknowledge the intention to repay the money doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t make what Keener reportedly did any less of an offense. Whatever the case may be, the auditorsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; work reportedly uncovered nine separate days in July and August when the full receipts from the office were not accounted for, with the total amount of cash missing apparently somewhere around $100,000. The officials and courthouse staffers, all of whom say they still consider Keener a friend, say they think he meant to repay the cash and only got into trouble because the auditors looked at the books for two months he didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d see for another year. While Keener hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t specifically admitted to anything publicly, the resignation letter he submitted to County Mayor Larry Waters late last month alluded to

mishandled money. â&#x20AC;&#x153;First, I want to apologize to the people of Sevier County,â&#x20AC;? Keener wrote. â&#x20AC;&#x153;That I did not live up to their expectations is a source of heartache for me and my family. I cannot adequately explain it; however, I can apologize and take immediate steps to do the right things, which are to resign and ensure all funds are accounted for and properly deposited.â&#x20AC;? Later in the note Keener acknowledges â&#x20AC;&#x153;an audit raised questions about the handling of certain receiptsâ&#x20AC;? and says he has â&#x20AC;&#x153;done everything in (his) ability to ensure that all funds are accounted for and properly deposited.â&#x20AC;? Those with knowledge of the circumstances insist no one else in the office had a hand in the goings-on, insisting Keener had control of the departmentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bank account and dismissing suggestions that someone else on the clerkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s staff may have been involved. They say theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re confident those who are still in the office had no knowledge of the missing money, nor should they have since the clerk is in charge of the account. As for those who remain in the office, theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been given a clean slate by the auditors, who zeroed-out the department the day after Keener left and the reins officially passed to Chief Deputy Clerk Karen Cotter.



Mountain Chapel, Pigeon Forge. The Rev. Tim Dunahoo will officiate. Entombment will follow the service in the Garden Mausoleum of Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens, Pigeon Forge. n

Jeffrey Scott Saas Jeffrey â&#x20AC;&#x153;Jeffâ&#x20AC;? Scott Saas, 44, of Sevierville died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010. Jeff was born Jan. 4, 1966 in Trenton, N.J. and Tennessee became his home at the age of four. He was a 1984 graduate of Sevier County High School where he was active with the school newspaper, especially for his cartoons. He worked at Hurd Lock in Greeneville, Tenn. upon graduation. He moved back to Sevierville and worked at several local restaurants and Smoky Mountain Vending Company.

Survivors: parents Richard L. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Rickâ&#x20AC;? and Josephine â&#x20AC;&#x153;Joanâ&#x20AC;? Saas of Sevierville; brother Richard T. Saas; sister, Michele A.C. Saas; two nephews; many aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends. Please make memorial donations in Jeffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s memory to the Santa Fund, c/o The Mountain Press, P.O. Box 4810, Sevierville, TN 37864. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Father Reagan Shriver officiating. Interment will follow in Atchleyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Seymour Memory Gardens. Honorary pallbearers will be the Sevierville Police Department and the Sevier County Volunteer Fire Department. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday with a Rosary service at 7:45 p.m. at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. n


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Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s plenty to enjoy at the park this fall, Gray said, including the new information center on Clingmanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Dome and various facility improvements. Area events this fall include the National Gospel and Harvest Celebration, set for Oct. 1-30 at Dollywood; the 15th Annual Pigeon Forge

Harvest Fest, set for Oct. 1-31; Seviervilleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival through Oct. 31; the Gatlinburgâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Craftsmenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fair, set for Oct. 7-23 at the Gatlinburg Convention Center; Gatlinburgâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival, now through Oct. 31; and Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg, Oct. 1-31. For more information, visit,, or


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Nancy Gray expects the peak to be a few weeks from now. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Over the past couple of years, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve started to see the peak much later; last year, it was at the end of October and lasted through the first week of November,â&#x20AC;? Gray said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the weather that determines the leaf condition. Warm, sunny days and cool nights are the best (for vibrant colors).â&#x20AC;? The park has more than 100 native species of trees with the greatest number in the middle elevations. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The steady increase in the length of night is what primarily instigates

leaf change; Autumn brings a shedding of leaves. What weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re actually seeing are the leaves dying off, although itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s really beautiful.â&#x20AC;? According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, three factors influence autumn leaf color: Leaf pigments, length of night and weather. There are three types of pigments involved in autumn color. Chlorophyll gives the leaves their basic green color and is necessary for photosynthesis, the chemical reaction that enables plants to use sunlight to manufacture sugars for their food. Carotenoids produce yellow, orange and brown colors in corn,

carrots and daffodils, as well as rutabagas, buttercups and bananas. Anthocyanins give color to cranberries, red apples, concord grapes, blueberries, cherries, strawberries and plums. They are water soluble and appear in the watery liquid of leaf cells. During the growing season, chlorophyll is continually being proChapter 7 ,

duced and broken down with leaves appearing green. As night length increases in the fall, chlorophyll production slows down, stops and eventually all the chlorophyll is destroyed. The carotenoids and anthocyanins present in the leaf are then unmasked and show their colors. n

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admitted after she got the call informing her she won. “Obviously I’m ecstatic. My whole family is. I was just speechless when they told me.” Maples’ family has reason to be excited for her. For one thing, it was one of them who sold her the winning ticket for the Shark Race, which is a fundraiser for United Way of Sevier County. All proceeds from the event go to support its member agencies. “My sister, Stacy McCarter, is on the board for United Way,” Maples said. “She asked me to buy a ticket to support her and I didn’t have any cash, so I ended up giving her a check a few days ago. I can’t believe I won.” The other justification for their being “ecstatic,” as she describes them, is they’re going to get to help Maples enjoy, and spend, her winnings. “Just thinking about how giving my family is to spend the whole day helping me move, I want to do something for them. I’m hoping I will get to maybe take them on a little vacation this winter,” she said. As for the rest of the money, Maples isn’t sure what the future holds, though she knows she’ll follow her parents’ lesson to give some back to her community. Maples, a Knoxville resident, was part of an alllocal slate of winners in the competition. She was joined by Jason Smola, Katie Valentine, Casey Spurgeon, Rodney Allen and Jim Ogle, all of whom are from either Sevier or Knox counties, in the winners’ circle. “It’s really great to see that we had all-local winners,” United Way Director Tom Newman said. “You know, we’re glad when our visitors win, too, but United Way is a community agency and we’re glad to see people here in our community win.” It’s not unusual for most of the prizes to go to tourists who buy their tickets at local businesses or on the Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies plaza just minutes before the little sharks are dropped into the Little Pigeon River to begin their race to the finish line in front of the aquarium. Of course, not all those who buy the tickets just before the green flag drops are from out-oftown. Gatlinburg resident April Spurling and her son Kade, 5, brought money down to the event sponsor their own sharks and floaters for several other family members. “We got our tickets just 10 minutes before they stopped selling them,” said Spurling, who entered the

race for the first time this year. “It just seemed like a good year to try it out. The $10,000 would be really nice.” Before the race, the pair said they were excited to see how things would play out. Kade even offered some advice for their shark. “I’d tell him to win the race,” he said. Though their swimmer didn’t follow that suggestion, Spurling said they both still enjoyed watching the race, which took nearly an hour to make it through the rapids from the bridge at Christ in the Smokies to the one in front of the aquarium. That slow descent wasn’t unexpected. Ripley’s staffer Chuck Winstead said he walked the course before the race and found some spots where this year’s below-normal rainfall left some challenges for the sharks. “The water is OK. There are a couple places where it’s pretty rocky, but there are ways between,” Winstead said. “The event has gone really smoothly this year. It’s been fun and it’s still exciting every year.” Winstead was one of a handful of folks who spent most of Saturday pushing tickets to passersby on the plaza. That lastminute effort netted more than half the tickets sold, with that total coming in at just 1,118. That’s just more than a quarter of the previous low-water mark for the event, the 4,200 tickets sold last year. Newman, who just started in the job a few months ago, said he is “certainly disappointed” by the way the sales went. He cited a late start and other issues for hampering the sales, saying the group will be ready to thwart those problems and even try some new ideas next year. All the work, he said, is worth it because of the importance of the agency’s mission, which includes collecting money in an annual fundraising campaign, with that cash then distributed to 17 local community service organizations. “We do all we can to make our community partners stronger to help Sevier County,” Newman said. “Some of the agencies we support don’t have fundraising arms and we think we’d rather have them out helping people than trying to raise money.” n

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Ripley’s Aquarium staffer Chuck Winstead, bottom left, hoists the winning shark in the air just after it crossed the finish line in the Great Gatlinburg Shark Race.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul has divided the nation, and Republicans believe their call for repeal will help them win elections in November. But the picture’s not that clear cut. A new AP poll finds that Americans who think the law should have done more outnumber those who think the government should stay out of health care by 2-to-1. “I was disappointed that it didn’t provide universal coverage,” said Bronwyn Bleakley, 35, a biology professor from Easton, Mass. More than 30 million people would gain cov-

AP Poll erage in 2019 when the law is fully phased in, but another 20 million or so would remain uninsured. Bleakley, who was uninsured early in her career, views the overhaul as a work in progress. The poll found that about four in 10 adults think the new law did not go far enough to change the health care system, regardless of whether they support the law, oppose it or remain neutral. On the other side, about one in five say they oppose the law because they think the federal government should not be involved in health care at all.

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Children’s swim lessons planned

The Sevierville Department of Parks and Recreation has scheduled children’s swim lessons at the Community Center beginning Oct. 4. Classes are available for children 4 and older. Different levels will also be offered. Registration for all classes will begin Wednesday at the Community Center. The $21 fee is due at the time of registration. For additional information such as class schedules, call the Community Center at 453-5441.



Wearwood plans golf tournament

Wearwood School will host a miniature golf tournament on Oct. 4 at The Track. Team entry fee is $50 for four players. Individual fee is $12.50. A hot dog meal will be provided by Tennessee State Bank. The tournament will begin at 5:30 with food being served after completion of 18 holes. The winning team will be selected by lowest score. For more information call Bruce Wilson, principal of Wearwood School, at 453-2252.



Church to host open forum event

Nina Bell of Concerned Women of America and Marlene Tidwell of American Alliances for Prayer will be at First United Methodist Church of Pigeon Forge from 2-4 p.m. today. The program is free. The women will be featured at an open forum to discuss what is going on in Washington. Bell and her team work to stop radio and TV from banning conservative talk shows. She is pro-life and is involved with the Tea Party movement. n

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Court ruling makes it easier for workers to sue NASHVILLE (AP) — In a decision that some legal observers found surprising, the state Supreme Court has reversed precedent and made it easier for workers to sue their employers when they believe they were fired illegally. The court ruled 3-2 this week that employers must prove that workers’ claims of discrimination or retaliation are false or else face a trial, according to The Tennessean.

Decades of precedent had put the burden of proof on workers, who had to prove they were not fired for legitimate reasons before they could take a case to trial, often a difficult task. “Rarely do you have somebody who says, ’I’m firing you because you’re black’ or ’because you’re over 40,”’ said Wade Cowan, the attorney for the plaintiff in the case, Gossett v. Tractor Supply Co. Inc.

Cowan said the absence of such evidence has kept too many legitimate lawsuits from reaching trial. According to the American Bar Foundation, in federal court more than 40 percent of employees in these type of cases are never able to go to trial because their cases are dismissed. Before this week’s decision, Tennessee courts followed the federal model for deciding whether employment cases could go to trial.



Choral Society singers wanted

The Sevier County Choral Society is seeking new singers to join rehearsals for its winter concert. Rehearsals are held each Monday from 7-8:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Sevierville. Contact Sandra Pinkoski at 429-0252 for more information.



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National quote roundup “The Republicans who want to take over Congress offered their own ideas the other day. Many were the very same policies that led to the economic crisis in the first place, which isn’t surprising, since many of their leaders were among the architects of that failed policy.” President Barack Obama of Republican plans to slash taxes and cut spending

“The new agenda embodies Americans’ rejection of the notion that we can simply tax, borrow and spend our way to prosperity. It offers a new way forward that hasn’t been tried in Washington — an approach focused on cutting spending — which is sadly a new idea for a Congress accustomed to always accelerating it.” — California Rep. Kevin McCarthy, one of the bill’s authors, in defense of bill

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At the Sydney Olympics, the U.S. softball team completed a stunning comeback by edging Japan 2-1 in extra innings to win its second straight gold medal. Actor Richard Mulligan died at age 67.

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On Sept. 26, 1960, the first-ever debate between presidential nominees took place in Chicago as Democrat John F. Kennedy and Republican Richard M. Nixon faced off before a national TV audience.

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Showdeo is today at Tri-C Farms, Union Valley Road off Boyds Creek Road in Seymour. All proceeds benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Showdeo features a variety of categories within age groups, trick riding, a cake walk and a horse cake walk.

Open House at new Head Start

Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority, Inc., Head Start program will host an open house at their new Seymour Head Start classroom from 1-3 p.m., 813 Wye Drive, Seymour. The Seymour classroom opened at this site for the 2010-2011 school year. Seventeen children and their families are receiving comprehensive services because of this expansion class.

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Electro-Voice workers to meet

Former employees of Electro-Voice will have a reunion at Mountain Star Lodge, 1309 Dolly parton Parkway, Oct. 16 from 3-7 p.m. The covered dish meal will be $5. Plates, napkins, flatware and drinks will be provided. For more information call 453-2593.

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Furrow has rules to get through a hit He’s a successful businessman, a respected community leader in Knoxville and a soughtafter speaker for civic groups. He has a great wife and two grown children. He seems to have it all. But Sam Furrow wants you to know that everyone will take a hit now and then, whether socially, professionally, spiritually or personally. He took a big one 22 years ago when, thinking he had plenty of money and few financial worries, his banker called to say Furrow’s automobile dealership was out of trust and owed the bank nearly $2 million. That was his hit and it took years to unravel it. But he did, and emerged from it wiser and experienced in how to survive disasters and setbacks. He outlined his methods in a talk to Leadership Sevier last week. Mixing humor and wisdom, he talked about his rules — Big Sam’s Rules, as he calls them. He compiled his thoughts and rules into a book that you can read at the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce website. There are three phases of recovery: the hit, “Feeling Better” and “Going to Make It.” He advises communication, discipline, fairness, optimism and planning. Adversity strikes everybody; it’s how you deal with it that determines how long you stay down and how well you recover. The No. 1 rule: Never lie to yourself. No. 2: Never lie to others. Among his other rules for getting through a hit: n Emergency Room Triage rule: Stop the bleeding. Work on life-threatening things first, and focus on surviving. Like a president, identify the most urgent priority, then address it. n NASA rule: Astronaut James Lovell said, “Houston, we have a problem.” Your hit involves a number of people — family, bankers, stakeholders, etc. All need to be part of the solution, as they were in Apollo 13’s difficulty. n To Err Is Human rule: Take responsibility. Don’t blame it on somebody else. That wastes time and energy. n Lifeguard rule: Paramedics and lifeguards apply CPR as long as life can be saved and there is hope of survival. Project hope when providing leadership and cooperation in a crisis. n Navy rule: Damage control, as men on a ship seek to do when there is trouble onboard. n Air Force rule: Keep flying the plane when you get hit. That’s what pilot do when trouble strikes. n NASCAR rule: “He ain’t hit nothing yet.” Expect hits but know you can survive them using common sense and good advice. NASCAR drivers’ success is determined by how they handle the wrecks. n Wall Street rule: Wall Street has a sixmonth memory, some say, and that’s true in business and our daily lives. The one hit has a greater vision than those who observe it. n Military Intelligence rule: Tell only those who need to know. They become your stakeholders. n They May Kill You, but They Won’t Eat You: When you hit bottom, you learn this rule. The worst thing people can do is yell, fuss, say bad things or throw you into bankruptcy. n Phillips Screwdriver rule: Know which tools to use for recovering. The wrong screwdriver, like the wrong process or method, will delay things. n J. Paul Getty rule: He said, “The meek may inherit the Earth, but not the mineral rights.” Be consistent in your analysis, but don’t be reluctant to change your perspective as you get to the next phase of recovery. n Negotiate, Negotiate, Negotiate: It is the right thing to do, and buys time in your recovery. Most all problems have many solutions. n Time Is of The Essence — not Really: Only if it’s imposed by somebody else. Don’t panic. Resist rushing into a quick reaction to a problem. n Profit Before Pride, Green Before Glory rule: It’s a Wall Street creed that applies to any hit. Don’t let pride and prejudices interfere with the right decision. n 4-H rule: “Don’t fall in love with your show cow.” Be willing to apply your best assets to the solution. That may be the key to recovery. There are more rules you can find at www. Things may be bleak, but sunshine follows rain and day follows night. Things can and will get better if you apply some basic rules of the game. — Stan Voit is editor of The Mountain Press. His column appears each Sunday. He can be reached at 428-0748, ext. 217, or e-mail to svoit@


Space walk Dividing up old hospital building a pleasant dilemma for county It must be kind of fun for the Sevier County Commission to contemplate this old hospital building, empty and inviting to so many agencies. When Fort Sanders Sevier Medical Center moved across the road to its new campus and renamed itself LeConte Medical Center, the county got back the building that had housed the hospital for more than four decades. This is quite an oppportunity for county officials. It’s not often a local government gets handed a building with 71,000 square fee of space available, without spending a penny to acquire it. The County Commission reviewed one idea of what to do with the space when architect Kelly Headden showed it a plan calling for $6.1 million in renovations and improvements to bring the

facility up to standards. The plan calls for tearing down some of the structure and renovating most of the rest of it. There was a lot of living in that building oevr the past 40 or so years. It will take a lot of work to make it all usable again, in a way that divides it up so several agencies can be housed there. The buildings aren’t getting any younger. Buildings decay quicker when nobody is using them and become susceptible to vandalism. The county is already spending $400,000 a year in utility costs. The plan now calls for the Sevier County Health Department to move in as well as a program that brings medical students from East Tennessee State University to the area. Those students help out at LeConte Medical Center and Mountain Hope Good Shepherd

Clinic as part of their education. The county will offer part of the building to the Veterans Administration clinic promised to the county three years ago. The VA may reject the offer and opt for its own stand-alone building. That would be a waste of taxpayer money. VA, why not move into a facility across the road from a hospital, instead of going out and building something or buying something in another location? There is more space yet to be filled or promised, and many agencies have come forth with proposals and pleas for using at least some of it. It’s a real dilemma for the County Commission. The big stuff seems to be taken care. The smaller stuff — which agencies to appease — is more problematic. Yet it’s a pleasant problem to have.

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Business owner critical of story about rezoning request

Editor: I would like to clear up a few things that were printed in the Sept. 17 issue concerning the rezoning of 1014 W. Union Valley Road. From where was this information was obtained? I cannot find a true statement in it. This property is not “in the middle of nothing but residential zoning and use.” Located only six-tenths of a mile from 1014 W. Union Valley is Jerviss Chiropractic, Torch of Truth Bible Study, and Salon by JS. A business complex so commercial it has a huge, bright, flashing sign. Directly across the street is Seymour Motors where autos are sold and a repair garage is on site. If you make a right turn from W. Union Valley and go 3/10th of a mile you will find Clay Branch Auto Repair. Also have word of an apartment complex

Public forum being built within a mile which has also been approved C-2. According to the zoning guidelines, all of these business require a C-2 approval. I hardly think 6/10ths of a mile can be considered “Chapman Highway a few miles away.” So how can it be “nothing but residential zoning and use?” Those are all businesses. Seymour RV Sales & Service LLC of 332 Boyds Creek Highway no longer exists. That business closed April 30 due to the dive in the economy. It generated more income to lease the property and close the business. This is currently occupied by J&H Automotive. So Seymour RV does not have “a home on Boyds Creek Highway.” I am not hoping to “move part of my enterprise” to W. Union Valley. My only “enterprise” is Seymour RV Service, which I feel is needed in Seymour due to the number of camping families we have. As far as operating before a request was submitted, on April 8 I applied for and was

granted a business license by the state to operate at 1014 W. Union Valley Road. On April 18, I applied for and was granted a sales & use tax number. I also received an electrical permit. I assumed there were no problems with my intentions with the issuance of these permits and licenses. I am not a moneyhungry person expanding their business and trying to make a fortune. This was intended to minimize my expenses while trying to survive the times. This property was to be my future home site until the economy changed. All in all this is a made-up bunch of garbage printed to make me look like the villain. Somebody needs to get facts straight. I had no intention of trying to get away with anything as the article implies, other than continue to be a taxpaying business owner and work to keep myself housed and fed. Sheila Lewis Seymour

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Tennessee beats UAB 32-29 in double-overtime By BETH RUCKER AP Sports Writer

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Tennessee wide receiver Denarius Moore (6) catches a 6-yard touchdown pass to beat UAB in double overtime, 32-29, in an NCAA college football game on Saturday in Knoxville. Defending for UAB is Chase Daniel, left, and T. J. Ballou, center.

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee did few things right against AlabamaBirmingham. Still, the Volunteers kept on fighting and it was enough to help them win. The Vols played poorly on defense the entire game and struggled on offense after halftime, but a double-covered Denarius Moore caught a 25-yard touchdown pass from Matt Simms on the Vols’ first play in the second overtime period as they eked out a 32-29 over the Blazers. “We just kept fighting,” Dooley said. “That’s the only thing we did well. We didn’t tackle. We didn’t line up right. We blew coverages. We didn’t catch. We didn’t run routes right. We didn’t run the ball well. We did nothing well except we kept fighting, and that’s what gave us a chance.” The Vols (2-2) were favored by nearly two touchdowns and held a 23-7 lead at halftime. But the Blazers (1-3), who overcame a 23-point deficit to beat Troy last week, charged back as David Isabelle found Frantrell Forrest on a 27-yard touchdown strike and ran for 6 yards See UT, Page A9



No. 1 Tide wins 24-20 By JEFF LATZKE AP College Football Writer FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Mark Ingram ran for 157 yards and scored on a 1-yard run with 3:18 to play, completing top-ranked Alabama’s rally from a 13-point deficit in the second half for a 24-20 win against No. 10 Arkansas on Saturday. Robert Lester set up the score with his second interception of the day against Ryan Mallett. He returned it to the Arkansas 11, and Nick Saban gave the ball to his Heisman Trophy winning running back on three straight plays to get the game-winning score. The Crimson Tide (4-0, 1-0 SEC) was able to run out the clock after Mallett threw his third interception, this time to Dre Kirkpatrick. Alabama faced fourth-andinches in its own territory, but Greg McElroy picked it up with a sneak. That sent Arkansas (3-1, 1-1) and its record home crowd of 76,808 away disappointed in the biggest game on campus in decades. Mallett threw for 357 yards on 25 for 38 passing against Alabama’s inexperienced secondary, but the two interceptions he tossed in the fourth quarter will overshadow all those other gaudy numbers and pretty throws. For a while, it looked like all those students who set up an expansive tent city outside the stadium and the fans crowded onto a hill overlooking Razorback Stadium would have something to celebrate. It had been since 1979 that two top 10 teams met in Fayetteville, and since 1996 that the No. 1 team paid a visit. But with its usual formula of defensive playmaking and Ingram’s tough running, the Tide won its 18th straight game and started out SEC play with a victory for the

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Alabama RB Mark Ingram, left, is congratulated by QB Greg McElroy after scoring a TD against Arkansas during the first quarter Saturday. 19th straight season. With McElroy throwing multiple interceptions for only the second time in his career, Alabama leaned even more on Ingram in just his second game back from an injury. He lined up in the wildcat on the first two plays after Lester’s pick, and bulled his way to the doorstep. Then he closed the deal after taking a handoff from McElroy. It was the second score of the day for Ingram, who went 54 yards for a TD in the first quarter. He put his finger up to his mouth in a bid to silence the sellout crowd at that point, but the Razorbacks weren’t done making noise just yet. Mallett’s 1-yard score on a sneak late in the first half and freshman Ben Hocker’s 48-yard field goal in the third put Arkansas up 20-7 before the Tide started fighting back. Trent Richardson scored on a 20-yard screen pass from McElroy in the final minute of the third quarter, and it took ’Bama more than 8 minutes to drive for Jeremy Shelley’s 36-yard

field goal with 6:01 to play. Still, there was plenty of time for Lester and the Tide’s young secondary to get some redemption after an awful start. Mallett corralled a high snap on Arkansas’ first play and tossed a 31-yard pass to Jairus Wright, then followed with a 43-yard TD pass to Ronnie Wingo Jr., who had slipped out of the backfield uncovered. He shrugged off Lester’s tackle before making the final few steps into the end zone. Mallett and the Hogs answered Ingram’s stiffarming score to go ahead 10-7 on Hocker’s 31-yard field goal, then cashed in after McElroy threw picks on back-to-back drives. The Razorbacks scored in the final 2 minutes for a third straight half, with Mallett completing all four of his passes and then sneaking right up the middle for a 1-yard score. At the end, though, Mallett sat on the ground for a few moments to absorb Kirkpatrick’s pick on what was intended as a throwaway to the sidelines.

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Kyle Busch poses with the trophy in victory lane after he won the NASCAR Nationwide Series auto race on Saturday at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del.

Busch wins Nationwide race By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer DOVER, Del. — Kyle Busch took a dominating romp on the concrete and rolled into the NASCAR record book. Busch set a single-season record for wins in the Nationwide Series, taking the checkered flag for the 11th time in only 23 races on Saturday at Dover International Speedway. Busch was tied with Sam Ard for the previous record with 10 wins. Busch also won 10 races in 2008, matching the record Ard set in NASCAR’s second-tier series in 1983. “It’s very special,” Busch said. “Sam is a great individual and was a great driver in his time.” Busch has been all about total control this season on a partial schedule. Imagine how out in front he’d be with the record if he drove every race. And he’s not done breaking records: Busch is closing in on Mark Martin’s career Nationwide mark of 48 wins. Busch is in second at 41. He led 192 of 200 laps, received a big ovation after the race and waved his index finger out the window. “It’s very cool,” Busch said. “We’ve still got more races to go. I’m looking forward to more wins hopefully.” Joey Logano was second and Carl Edwards third.

Danica Patrick ran into the wall early in the race and was forced into the garage. She returned in the No. 7 Chevrolet and finished 94 laps down in 35th place. “It’s hot out there. I just took a nice little break in the middle 100 laps,” Patrick said. “No, I was really disappointed.” Busch wasn’t disappointed with another stellar outing on the 1-mile concrete track. He also has three wins in Sprint Cup and five in the Trucks Series this season. He became the first driver in the 15 years that NASCAR has been running three national series to win all of them in the same week when he did it last month at Bristol Motor Speedway. About the only time Busch didn’t dominate Dover was during a 10 minute, 42-second red flag caused by a vicious accident that took out Drew Herring and Elliott Sadler. Debris, oil and fluid covered the track after the scary wreck. Both drivers walked away fine. Patrick continued to struggle in her first season in NASCAR. She called her string of poor finishes in Nationwide “humbling” and hoped running Friday at Dover in low-tier developmental series would help her handling of the track. “Every time I think I’m going to do well, I don’t do well,” she said. “I don’t know what I need out of the car to be good in the race. We’ll get this car to the front by the end of the year and we’ll figure it out.”

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UT WR Denarius Moore (6) is carried by his teammates, including Matt Milton (85), after Moore caught a 25-yard TD pass to beat UAB 32-29 in double OT on Saturday in Knoxville.

for another score and Bryan Ellis hit Jeffery Anderson on two 2-point conversions. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We just played,â&#x20AC;? UAB coach Neil Calloway said of his teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s second-half comeback. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We finally got our guysâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; attention, and they got it cranked up and they did some things.â&#x20AC;? Daniel Lincoln kicked a 40-yard field goal for Tennessee to open the first overtime, and UABâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Josh Zahn, who missed field goals from 30, 35, 41, 49 and 54 yards in regulation, connected on a 35-yard field goal to answer. Ellis, who took a couple of brutal hits, found Pat Shed on a 14-yard pass to pick up a first down in the second overtime but his 7-yard pass to Patrick Hearn came up 4 yards short of the end zone. Zahn scored on a 21-yard field goal to put UAB up 29-26 before the Volsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; final touchdown. The Blazers dominated the game in nearly every category. They picked up 544 yards compared to the Volsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;

287 yards, had eight more first downs, converted seven more third down attempts and held the ball 12 minutes more than the Vols. Tennesseeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s defense couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t stop Isabelle, the backup quarterback, as he chipped away yards with his runs and Ellis, the starter, who converted several third-and-long situations to keep UAB on the field. Ellis completed 29 of 55 for 373 yards, a touchdown and an interception. Isabelle ran 16 times for 73 yards and completed 4 of 5 for 56 yards and a touchdown. Forrest finished with 109 yards on seven catches. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When you pour that much into a game, of course itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s heartbreaking,â&#x20AC;? Isabelle said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Being down 23-0 last week, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d been there before. So you hope in your heart that you can come back and pull it off.â&#x20AC;? Even though they were being outplayed on offense, the Vols seemed to be in control in the first half, and Zahnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s missed field goals only helped. The Vols went for it on fourth-and-1 at the UAB 15 on its first drive and got

two yards on a quarterback sneak by Simms, who threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Moore on the next play. UAB had just tied the game at 7 with a 52-yard touchdown pass from Bryan Ellis to Mike Jones with 2:34 in the first quarter, but Simms answered with a 72-yard touchdown to Zach Rogers on the next play. It was Tennesseeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s longest play since an 87-yard touchdown run by LaMarcus Coker against Vanderbilt in 2006. With 1:55 before halftime, Chad Cunningham backed up UAB with a 54-yard punt to the Blazers 5, and Prentiss Wagner picked off Ellis on the next play and returned it 9 yards for a touchdown. Seven different Tennessee receivers caught passes, and almost as many dropped would-be big plays that could have stopped the Blazersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; momentum. But Moore caught the one that count. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is just an awesome feeling,â&#x20AC;? he said of the gamewinning catch. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is just something that as a little kid that is in your dreams, and I was just blessed to be in that situation.â&#x20AC;?


Giants, Titans looking to rebound after bad games By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Tennessee Titans and New York Giants thought they put all the concerns about their franchises to rest in the opening weekend of the season. Impressive wins over Oakland and Carolina seemed to indicate that the franchises were back on the right path after missing the playoffs in 2009. Disappointing performances in Week 2 against Pittsburgh and Indianapolis left a lot of people scratching their heads, wondering about both teams. The Titans (1-1) and Giants (1-1) both try to rebound at the New Meadowlands Stadium on Sunday when they meet for the first time since a memorable matchup in 2006. Neither team is happy coming into this one. Jeff Fisherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Titans turned the ball over seven times and eventually benched quarterback Vince Young in a 19-11 loss to the Steelers. The Giants are coming off an embarrassing nationally televised 38-14 loss to Peyton Manning and the Colts, a game that raised questions about the teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s leadership. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I know Jeff was ticked; you know what Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m saying?â&#x20AC;? said linebacker Keith Bulluck,

who will be facing his former coach and teammates for the first time since signing with the Giants as a free agent this summer. â&#x20AC;&#x153;So that means everybody else is ticked and theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re looking to come up and play a New York team that didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have a great outing last week against the Colts on national television. So weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re ticked over here, too.â&#x20AC;? The Titans have one thing working in their favor: They have won nine consecutive game against NFC opponents, and have beaten the Giants in four straight. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The bounce-back should be pretty easy â&#x20AC;&#x201D; just no turnovers,â&#x20AC;? said Titans running back Chris Johnson, who last season became the sixth player in NFL history to rush for 2000 yards. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If we donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have seven turnovers, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be a whole different game on Sunday. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be big. Our defense is playing great so if our offense can put up some points we should be all right.â&#x20AC;? Despite throwing two interceptions and losing a fumble, Young again will start for the Titans. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fine,â&#x20AC;? Fisher said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Nobody likes to go through what he went through last weekend, but he bounced back. I expect him to have a great week. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s our quarterback, and heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be fine.â&#x20AC;? Young was at quarter-

back four years ago when he rallied the Titans from a 21-0 fourth-quarter deficit to a 24-21 victory over the Giants with some mind-boggling plays. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s way in the past,â&#x20AC;? Young said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a whole new team right now.â&#x20AC;? The Giantsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; biggest concern has to be Johnson. New York gave up 160 yards rushing in its loss to Indianapolis and now it faces last seasonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s offensive player of the year. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think this is a great challenge for my team for sure, because of what Tennessee brings to the table, their toughness, their running game, the people at the skill positions,â&#x20AC;? Bulluck said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think playing against the No. 1 quarterback in the league last week, now playing against the No.1 running back in the league this week, is a great test for this team. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to find out a lot about ourselves, but I know that we definitely need to be ready because, like I said, we have a bad taste in our mouths from last week.â&#x20AC;? The Giants were not competitive against the Colts. They trailed 24-0 at the half and they let Eli Manning take a beating. He was intercepted one and lost two fumbles on sacks, including one recovered for a touchSee TITANS, Page A10

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The Titans were treated rudely last Sunday by the Pittsburgh Steelers defense. Above, Titans RB Chris Johnson (28) is sandwiched between LB James Harrison, bottom, and safety Troy Polamalu.

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n c aa g r i d i r o n UCLA wallops No. 7 Texas 34-12

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Johnathan Franklin rushed for 118 yards and a touchdown and UCLA stunned No. 7 Texas 34-12 on Saturday. Thirteen years after the Bruins walloped the Longhorns 66-3 in the same stadium, UCLA again sent Texas fans heading to the exits early by forcing four first-half turnovers, then letting its grinding ground game chew up the second. The Bruins (2-2) ran for 264 of their 291 total yards. Quarterback Kevin Princeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 38-yard touchdown run in the third quarter put the game away against a Texas offense that misfired all afternoon. After starting 0-2, including a 35-0 loss to Pac-10 rival Stanford, the Bruins have consecutive wins over Top 25 opponents. Texas (3-1) scored its fewest points at home since a 12-7 loss to Texas A&M in 2006.

No. 23 Penn St survives Temple scare

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Collin Wagner tied a school record with five field goals, Evan Royster ran for 187 yards and No. 23 Penn Stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s defense dominated in the second half in a 22-13 win Saturday to survive a scare from upstart Temple. The Nittany Lions (3-1) had little trouble moving the ball until they got inside the 40, but Wagnerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s right leg bailed them out. His 21-yarder with 1:38 left in the third quarter finally gave Penn State a 15-13 lead. Temple (3-1) had been outscored 154-9 in its previous four games with Penn State, but took a 13-6 lead in the first quarter on Bernard Pierceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s two touchdown runs. He later left the game with an apparent right ankle injury, and the Owls offense stalled after halftime. Fans at Beaver Stadium breathed a collective sigh of relief after Michael Zordichâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 2-yard touchdown run gave Penn State an eightpoint lead late in the fourth.

No. 20 USC beats Washington St.

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Matt Barkley completed 16 of 25 passes for 290 yards and three touchdowns as No. 20 Southern California beat Washington State 50-16 on Saturday. Allen Bradford rushed for 84 yards and Stanley Havili had 80 for USC (4-0, 1-0 Pac-10), which had been up and down in wins over Hawaii, Virginia and Minnesota. The Trojans looked like their old powerhouse selves against the hapless Cougars. USC beat Washington state for the eighth straight time and has a 58-8-4 lead in the series. Washington State (1-3, 0-1) has lost 12 straight games to FBS teams.

No. 11 Wisconsin routs Austin Peay

MADISON, Wis. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Freshman James White rushed for four touchdowns, Scott Tolzien threw for three more scores and No. 11 Wisconsin steamrolled Austin Peay 70-3 on Saturday. The Badgers (4-0) rolled in their final warmup for conference play, scoring touchdowns on all seven of their first-half possessions to take a 49-3 lead at halftime. It was a modern-era record for the Badgers, whose previous high was 69 points in a victory over New Mexico State in 1962. John Clay rushed for 118 yards and a touchdown and fullback Bradie Ewing also had touchdowns rushing and receiving. Stephen Stansellâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 51-yard field goal was about the only highlight of the day for the Governors (2-2), a Football Championship Subdivision team playing its first game against a Big Ten team.

Pryor has big day for No. 2 OSU

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Dane Sanzenbacher tied two school records by catching four touchdown passes from Terrelle Pryor, and No. 2 Ohio State poured it on to beat Eastern Michigan 73-20 on Saturday â&#x20AC;&#x201D; the most points by the Buckeyes in 60 years. The biggest cheers throughout the day came when it was announced that Arkansas was leading top-ranked Alabama. But the Crimson Tide came back to win, 24-20. There was certainly no drama at Ohio Stadium. The Buckeyes (4-0) scored on their first six possessions against the 44 1/2-point underdogs, who lost their 16th game in a row. Pryor completed 20 of 26 passes for 224 yards and the four scores, rushed seven times for 104 yards and a touchdown and also caught a 20-yard scoring pass from his former high school teammate, Jordan Hall, late in the third quarter. Sanzenbacher had nine catches for 108 yards.

scoreboard mlb hardball National League East Division

Philadelphia Atlanta Florida New York Washington

W L Pct GB 93 61 .604 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 87 68 .561 6 1/2 76 77 .497 16 1/2 74 79 .484 18 1/2 66 89 .426 27 1/2

Cincinnati St. Louis Houston Milwaukee Chicago Pittsburgh

W L Pct GB 86 69 .555 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 79 75 .513 6 1/2 74 80 .481 11 1/2 72 81 .471 13 70 84 .455 15 1/2 53 100 .346 32

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West Division

W L Pct GB San Diego 87 67 .565 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; San Francisco 87 67 .565 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Colorado 82 71 .536 4 1/2 Los Angeles 75 79 .487 12 Arizona 62 92 .403 25

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;â&#x20AC;&#x201D;â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Fridayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games St. Louis 7, Chicago Cubs 1 Washington 8, Atlanta 3 Houston 10, Pittsburgh 7 Philadelphia 3, N.Y. Mets 2 Milwaukee 6, Florida 2 San Francisco 2, Colorado 1 L.A. Dodgers 3, Arizona 1 San Diego 4, Cincinnati 3 Saturdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Atlanta 5, Washington 0 Chicago Cubs 7, St. Louis 3 San Diego 4, Cincinnati 3 Houston at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Florida at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Arizona, 8:10 p.m. San Francisco at Colorado, 8:10 p.m. Sundayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Atlanta (Beachy 0-1) at Washington (Li.Hernandez 10-12), 1:35 p.m. Houston (Happ 6-2) at Pittsburgh (Maholm 8-15), 1:35 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Misch 0-4) at Philadelphia (Hamels 12-10), 1:35 p.m. Florida (Mendez 1-1) at Milwaukee (Capuano 3-4), 2:10 p.m. St. Louis (Westbrook 2-4) at


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down. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We just got outperformed,â&#x20AC;? Eli Manning said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We were outplayed in a lot of areas, and thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s unfortunate. You donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t like for that to happen, but when you play this game long enough, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to have those types of games. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s part of sports and it happens to the best and worst of teams. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a matter of coming out that next week and being hungry and dedicated.â&#x20AC;? Giants veteran safety Antrel Rolle questioned the teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s leadership two days after the game and that has been an issue for the Giants. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I wish he would have talked to me first,â&#x20AC;? defensive captain Justin Tuck said. Tennessee has the NFLâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s No. 1 ranked defense after two games. However, beating Oakland and a Steelers team that did not have Ben Roethlisberger might not have been the best measur-




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W L x-Texas 86 68 Oakland 77 77 Los Angeles 75 78 Seattle 58 95

Pct GB .558 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; .500 9 .490 10 1/2 .379 27 1/2

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Minnesota at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Seattle at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m. Sundayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Kansas City (Chen 11-7) at Cleveland (Carmona 12-14), 1:05 p.m. Minnesota (Duensing 10-2) at Detroit (Porcello 9-11), 1:05 p.m. Baltimore (VandenHurk 0-0) at Toronto (Marcum 12-8), 1:07 p.m. Seattle (French 4-6) at Tampa Bay (J.Shields 13-13), 1:40 p.m. Chicago White Sox (T.Pena 4-2) at L.A. Angels (Jer.Weaver 13-11), 3:35 p.m. Texas (C.Lewis 11-13) at Oakland (Cahill 17-7), 4:05 p.m. Boston (Matsuzaka 9-6) at N.Y. Yankees (Moseley 4-3), 8:05 p.m. Mondayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Detroit at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Baltimore at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Seattle at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Boston at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Minnesota at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Oakland at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.


x-clinched division â&#x20AC;&#x201D;â&#x20AC;&#x201D;â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Fridayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Boston 10, N.Y. Yankees 8 Cleveland 7, Kansas City 3 Detroit 10, Minnesota 1 Toronto 6, Baltimore 4 Tampa Bay 5, Seattle 3 Chicago White Sox 2, L.A. Angels 1 Texas 10, Oakland 3 Saturdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Toronto 5, Baltimore 4, 11 innings Texas 4, Oakland 3 Boston 7, N.Y. Yankees 3 Kansas City at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m.

NASCAR NationwideDover 200 Results (Top 30) Saturday At Dover International Speedway Dover, Del. Lap length: 1 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (2) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 200 laps, 150 rating, 195 points, $46,320. 2. (1) Joey Logano, Toyota, 200, 121, 175, $33,400. 3. (3) Carl Edwards, Ford, 200, 124.4, 165, $26,225. 4. (6) Reed Sorenson, Toyota, 200, 113.2, 160, $30,318. 5. (9) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 200, 111.7, 155,

ing stick. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have to make sure we stay on our blocks and finish our blocks,â&#x20AC;? Giants left tackle David Diehl said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is a group that plays relentless football and makes a lot of plays just by hustle.â&#x20AC;? The Giants were limited to 69 yards in the first half at Indy and Manning paid the price as Indianapolis sacked him four times and hurried

him on six other occasions. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Just like a fighter, you get knocked down but people are judging you to see how you get back up and see how you learn from it,â&#x20AC;? Diehl said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This will be a test of our team and a test of each one of us individually. Last week did not go anyway the way we wanted it. We have to learn from it and move forward. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not time to panic

$20,700. 6. (8) Trevor Bayne, Toyota, 200, 102.6, 150, $26,368. 7. (5) Paul Menard, Ford, 200, 104.8, 146, $18,510. 8. (12) Jason Leffler, Toyota, 200, 96.5, 142, $24,238. 9. (7) Justin Allgaier, Dodge, 200, 88.8, 138, $24,293. 10. (13) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 200, 94.5, 139, $18,675. 11. (15) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 200, 90, 130, $24,243. 12. (10) Steve Wallace, Toyota, 200, 95.5, 127, $23,118. 13. (23) Brian Scott, Toyota, 200, 83.8, 124, $25,618. 14. (36) Erik Darnell, Ford, 200, 78.6, 121, $22,893. 15. (11) Michael Annett, Toyota, 200, 85.2, 118, $23,668. 16. (20) Brendan Gaughan, Toyota, 200, 80.7, 115, $22,743. 17. (4) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 200, 95.8, 112, $16,400. 18. (17) Mike Bliss, Chevrolet, 200, 76.5, 109, $22,618. 19. (25) Mike Wallace, Chevrolet, 199, 69.4, 106, $22,568. 20. (26) Willie Allen, Chevrolet, 198, 70.4, 103, $23,668. 21. (27) Kelly Bires, Ford, 197, 63.8, 100, $22,468. 22. (41) Kenny Wallace, Chevrolet, 197, 42.5, 97, $22,368. 23. (30) Marc Davis, Chevrolet, 197, 55.4, 94, $22,693. 24. (40) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, 196, 59.2, 91, $22,243. 25. (32) Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, 196, 59.1, 88, $22,643. 26. (34) Mark Green, Chevrolet, 196, 44, 85, $22,143. 27. (33) Jason Keller, Chevrolet, 196, 54.1, 82, $22,493. 28. (43) Michael McDowell, Dodge, 194, 40.6, 79, $22,043. 29. (19) Eric McClure, Ford, 194, 37.6, 76, $21,968. 30. (37) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, suspension, 140, 46, 73, $22,218.

and jump ship. I still have faith in everyone here.â&#x20AC;? Giants tight end Kevin Boss, who missed last week with a concussion, is expected back. Pro Bowl center Shaun Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Hara, who has battled left ankle and Achillesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; tendon problems since training camp, is the biggest question mark. Adam Koets would replace Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Hara if he cannot play.

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Tigers celebrate a 31-14 win ... Jason Davis The Mountain Press

Pigeon Forge junior running back Chase Travis (2) runs during an amazing 25-yard carry in the game’s first half. The run was called back because of a chop block.

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At the left, coach Lee Hammonds talks to his Tigers after the team’s 2nd win of the season, a 31-14 beating of the Grainger Grizzlies on Friday.

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As pink and white balloons soared through the air Pigeon Forge High School celebrated the school’s first “Pink Out and Lace Up” night, which was coordinated by junior cheerleader Taylor Clabo to promote breast cancer awareness.

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Sophomore WR Kaleb Black (3) pumps up the crowd following his 77-yard catch-and-run of a Cory Fox pass.

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Gatlinburg-Pittman Highlanders senior wide receiver Jeremy Hibbard had a breakout offensive performance in a 48-12 win Friday night against the visiting Unicoi County Blue Devils at Hammonds Field. At the right, Hibbard (4) catches a slant pass from QB Tye Marshall, splits the defenders and races 65 yards to paydirt. At the left, Hibbard and RB Walter Taylor chest bump in celebration of Hibbardâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first TD of the season.


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Mountain Life ■ The Mountain Press ■ B Section ■ Sunday September 26, 2010

Class introductions

NCAA has strange ideas of enforcement Students get to know each other through poetry It’s not always easy being orange. Or light blue, for that matter. A couple weekends ago I followed through Facebook the emotional ups and downs (mostly downs) Tennessee athletics fans experienced as Coach Bruce Pearl admitted he broke NCAA rules and lied about it. I had gone to North Carolina for my hometown’s annual festival. Still, I got the gist of what was happening from status updates and felt like I could empathize as my friends who bleed orange bemoaned the announcement the NCAA was hounding another sports program. “Y’know, the repeated unforeseeable body blows for University of Tennessee fans are getting kinda old...” my friend and nextcubicle neighbor reporter Jeff Farrell wrote on his page. Indeed, the school has been beleaguered by problems over the last few years, mostly thanks to the football program. Three coaches in as many years, dismal seasons and an NCAA investigation into inappropriate contact with recruits have left the once-great program a shadow of itself that still forces itself to think positively come Saturday. I’m certain the team will rebuild, but it seems it has faced more than its fair share of challenges — to be fair, many self-inflicted — over the past few years. Now, diehard Tennessee fans who found reason to celebrate as Pearl improved the basketball program are also left a bit dazed. I think Carolina fans can understand. For the most part I’m a marginal follower of the men and women in the powder blue — at least until basketball season. The practice among some of my friends in the Old North State has been to subscribe to their local cable provider’s ultimate sports package starting in December, then cancelling it again after March, only to pick it up again as the next winter sets in. But lately there has been reason for Carolina fans to actually take a second look at the football program. Under the leadership of Coach Butch Davis, the team has turned around, even making it into the top25 rankings a few weeks. However, that all tumbled off when the program came under the NCAA’s unforgiving microscope. Some players were found to have gotten homework done for them by tutors, while one pair of them took a trip to visit an alum, paying their way up until they got to the gates of Disneyland, where the former player offered to cover their admission. The NCAA considers this bad enough to keep them out of a handful of games this season. Likewise, the up-and-coming Tennessee basketball program is under scrutiny because coaches used non-monitored phones to contact recruits. The rule itself, requiring officials to call kids on phones the NCAA can track and only those so that the governing group can monitor how long the talks go, seems a little silly to a lot of people I’ve talked to. I think Pearl would have garnered a lot of sympathy in the face of the investigation had he not apparently lied about his infractions to officials and interviewers. Now, I’m not excusing what either program did. They both broke the rules as they’re written and they should be punished. I’m just wondering who some of this stuff benefits and how it’s decided where the rules will be enforced. I know it’s meant to keep things fair, but some of it seems over the top. There are plenty of fans of college sports out there who would agree, whose teams aren’t under investigation. They might point out the fact everyone from those in the stands to those in Congress want a real college football championship. The NCAA, though, has listened more to the huge sponsors and television contracts than the fans, and consistently avoided taking that course. A couple years ago they promised a major overhaul of the system that many thought might equal a real bowl game — I even heard Tennessee Athletic Director Mike Hamilton suggest this in a speech once — though they only came up with the idea of making new divisions in sports. They might also point out, thought quietly, that there are programs across the country where tutors give a bit more than help to athletes and where students might turn out at a high school football game to support a player who is thinking about wearing their colors next year. Just some thoughts on sports for a Sunday. — Derek Hodges is a reporter for The Mountain Press. Call 428-0748, ext. 218 or e-mail to

Students in Roxanne Harper’s English II class at Sevier County High School recently participated in what she describes as a “get-to-know-me” activity. Inspired by Kenny Chesney’s “Back Where I Come From,” the students reflected on their memories of childhood and created their own “Where I’m From” poems. “I was touched by their love and appreciation at such a young age for family, tradition and nature,” Harper said.

Where I’m From Where I’m from Is where the asphalt meets the corn stalks. Where I’m from When you close your eyes, you hear skateboards crash into concrete. Where I’m from There is no such thing as “normal.”

Memories of Home I know my memories of home Ain’t as great as some of your own But they’ll always remind me That I’m a Tennessee gal.

Where I’m from People laugh and have a good time. Where I’m from People cry and fear what has yet to come. Where I’m from People come and go.

I remember

Where I’m from My mother is a regular and my father is just a lunch special. Where I’m from Sadness isn’t out of the ordinary, but happiness isn’t either. Where I’m from Is always changing. — Destiny Foister

Where I’m From Like the trees in my backyard, I grew. The days of the crisp fall Fell beside me Like the leaves of warm reds Autumn fell into winter. The season was cold; hot chocolate was common I pressed my nose against the icy window, Watching the snow fall As it changed the landscape.

I grew up lovin’ this mountain town I hardly remember anyone wearin’ a frown Layin’ underneath the trees Doin’ whatever we pleased Singin’ along to the radio It doesn’t seem that long ago That I was just a little girl Growin’ up in my Tennessee world. — Alexis Breeden

Where I Come From Jumping in mud puddles and piles of leaves, too Fishing in Rudy’s pond and feeding the cows, I come from Kodak, where thunderstorms go.

Like the flourishing flowers of spring, I grew. The grass was lush, and my feet were bare. Songbirds filled the air with mellifluous voices, And lemonade was my favorite beverage. As summer drew nearer, the days grew hotter. Broken air conditioners meant swimming, And the nights meant lying in the grass And looking at the starry sky, Which was different from the sky Of spring. The scenery reverted to warmer hues And still, I grew. The crisp breeze blew my hair, Longer now than last fall. As I walked with my mother Everything seemed the same, But I know the trees have grown new leaves And songbirds have built new nests. Where I’m from is never the same, But it is always familiar.

Playin’ with my brother and sister At church sayin’ hi to the misses and misters Eatin’ the food my mama made me Listenin’ to the same old bedtime story Sayin’ my prayers every night Prayin’ that everything would be alright Wakin’ up and goin’ to school Thinkin’ my life was pretty cool.

I went to Sunday school to learn about God and eat Goldfish Lunch with Mammie every Sunday at noon. I come from Kodak, where thunderstorms go. Me and my sister, we thought we were cool, Sitting in the yard with our blow-up pool Friday night sitting on the boat eating Sheila’s lake chicken, I come from Kodak, where thunderstorms go. — Seleena Houk

Where I’m From — Arielle Knittel

Where I’m From Back in the old Sevierville town… Born in the Blalock of woods on Dogwood Lane Just me, my mom, dad, and sister, trying to stay sane. First church of mine, St. Joseph’s; it’s boss Learning in Sunday school all about that cross. Back in the old Sevierville town… I was always thinking Bill Clinton was gonna visit Going up to Metcalf Bottoms to have a nice picnic Having fun was always my first priority Like hanging with friends or watching Toy Story. Back in the old Sevierville town… I would eat watermelon, sittin’ on a stool Or just go swimming Belle Meadows’ pool Looking out my window at the mountains of Smoky And Father Rob teaching us about what can be holy. Back in old Sevierville town… Life’s changed a lot in this, my new world I’ve been taught a better way to praise my Lord A new love has also changed how I look at life And I have no doubt my future will be amazing. — Jack McBrayer

My family is different Yeah, they sure stand out. Backyard grills and cookouts Are what we’re all about. Lots of kids and children Playing in the woods and trees Coming out covered in many things Like poison ivy or bees. We’re all about our laughs And we’re all about our jokes About our “Hey, y’all’s” And our “Howdy, folks.” Now my mom’s side of the family Well, they’re another story, A little more laid back But never ever boring. They’re all from way up north Where it’s all so boring Nothing like Tennessee Nothing worth exploring. They’re all about the hugs And they’re all about the love But both my families Know the Creator high above.

— Taylor Maples

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B2 â&#x2014;&#x2020; Local

The Mountain Press â&#x2014;&#x2020; Sunday, September 26, 2010

upl and chronicles

Moonshiners loved using local caverns By Brandon Barnes Bats and caves: two things Tennessee has more of than any other state in America. No two caves are alike. There is no better example of this than what is now known as Forbidden Caverns. Dark and 58 degrees year-round and, at another time, home to Native Americans and moonshiners, Sevier Countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Forbidden Caverns has a more storied history than most any man has ever made for himself. To understand the history of a place, you must first understand the various people who have inhabited it. Hundreds of years ago, prior to Tennessee even being a state, the Eastern Woodland Indians routinely hunted around what is now known as East Tennessee and what we know of as the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This area provided an abundant source of hunting grounds and, during the winter, the Eastern Woodland Indians, of whom the Cherokee are descendents, would use the cave as shelter from the cold and unpredictable weather. With the caverns being 58 degrees year-round, they served as a great shelter in the winter and as a good place to rest during the hot summers. Also, in the depths of the cave, was a constant flow of underground spring water that helped sustain the Eastern Woodland Indians not only during hot summers but also the winter time as well. According to one Native American legend

about the cave, there was once an Indian princess who was lost â&#x20AC;&#x153;north of Snake Back Mountain, to the east of Rocky River, lies a place that is forbidden, Hollow Mountain of two streams.â&#x20AC;? The Native Americans are not the only people who have left a mark on the history of the caverns. During the early 1900s, Isaac Otha McCoig left his own mark on the English Mountain area. McCoig, known as Otha to the locals, was only one of the select few people in the area who owned a camera. He made it a weekly tradition to go to Blowing Cave and wait for all the local folks to gather in their church clothes to have their pictures taken by him in front of the cave entrance. Blowing Cave was the perfect location for Otha to meet with people for pictures. While the cave provided a fascinating background for the pictures, it also served the practical purpose for allowing Otha to develop the photos in the darkness the cave provided. The legends of Indians and the pictures of families are not the only stories that tell the history of the caverns. During the 1920s and all across the American landscape, moonshiners and moonshine runners became the only way to get any sort of whiskey during Prohibition. In most areas, it was easy to thwart such efforts; however, Sevier County is not like most places. While people in other cities and states were caught, those in Sevier County and East Tennessee knew of vari-


Photographer Isaac Otha McCoig with wife, Ida. ous places to secretly hide out, manufacture and store their moonshine. One of the best places, if not the best place, was Blowing Cave. The cave and its caverns offered moonshiners two distinct advantages: isolation and a constant water supply. While it is easy to understand that isolation was a large part of the success of not being caught, the importance of having an underground spring should not be overlooked. Matter of fact, that very water is bottled and sold today by English Mountain Spring Water. Although the noble experiment of Prohibition lasted only from 1920-1933, moonshining did not end in the depths of Forbidden Caverns until 1943. Much like when the Eastern Woodland Indians left the area hundreds of years ago, the caverns remained dormant for over 20 years. It was about this time that tourism began picking up throughout

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the Smoky Mountains. From 1964 to 1967, the caverns underwent three years of preparation, excavating and development. Blowing Cave was officially opened to the public on June 3, 1967, as Forbidden Caverns, in honor of the Indian legend. The grand opening featured Sen. Howard H. Baker as a speaker along with local girls dressed in cave girl attire complete with Donald Dodgen, a Gatlinburg basketball player, dressed as a caveman. Now, 43 years have passed and over two million visitors have been mesmerized by the unique and natural underground wonder of Forbidden Caverns. Then again, no one should be surprised. After all, the caverns and their stories have been around longer than


Fred Derrick and Nola Bird are pictured at the cave entrance in a photograph taken by Otha McCoig.


A moonshine still left by moonshiners in the caverns. any man. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Brandon Barnes is a Sevier County native and aspiring writer and currently serves on staff at the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce. The Upland Chronicles series celebrates the heritage and past of Sevier County.

If you have suggestions for future topics, would like to submit a column or have comments, contact Carroll McMahan at 453-6411 or e-mail to; or Ron Rader at 604-9161 or email to

Local â&#x2014;&#x2020; B3

Sunday, September 26, 2010 â&#x2014;&#x2020; The Mountain Press




Lundstrom Don and Betty (Lee) Lundstrom will celebrate their 58th wedding anniversary Sept. 27, 2010. They were married in Chicago in 1952 and moved to Sevier County in 1982. They are the parents of two sons, Guy and Ross; and have five grandchildren, all of the Chicago suburbs.


Don and Betty Lundstrom have been married 58 years.

wedding policy The Mountain Press publishes wedding, engagement and anniversary announcements and photos free of charge to subscribers of the newspaper. There is a $25 charge, payable in advance, for others wishing to publish announcements. Deluxe (enlarged) photos for anniversaries and engagements are available for an additional $15 charge, payable in advance. â&#x2013; Wedding, engagement and anniversary announcement forms are available. Announcements must be on appropriate forms. â&#x2013;  Responses should be typed or neatly printed in blue or black ink and must include a contact phone number. The phone number is not for publication. â&#x2013;  Announcements are published only on Sunday. Forms must be submitted no later than nine days prior to desired publication date. Announcements sent in after that may not be published in the next Sunday paper. Only anniversaries of at least 50 years will be published. â&#x2013;  Wedding announcements received more than six months after the ceremony will not be published. â&#x2013;  If a wedding date has not been set, announcements must state the anticipated month or season of the year, not to exceed 12 months out. â&#x2013;  Announcements may include a photograph of the bride/bride-elect or the wedding/anniversary couple.


Jessica Lynn Epley and Daniel Brent Freshour were wed April 24.

Epley/Freshour Jessica Lynn Epley and Daniel Brent Freshour were married April 24, 2010 at First United Methodist Church in Newport, Tenn. The Rev. Rick Spell performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Karen Webb and the granddaughter of David and Patricia Perryman, all of Newport. The groom is the son of Dan and Love Freshour of Sevierville. The groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Roy D. Brown and the late Mr. and Mrs. Bill Freshour. Presented in marriage by her grandfather, the bride was attended by her sister, Maci Webb, as maid of honor, and friend, Katie Arrington, as matron of honor. Bridemaids were Lia Perryman, Marsha Dangler, Ainsley Freshour, Gena Cohoon, and Erika Benson. Junior bridesmaid was Alana Perryman. Brother of the groom, Tyler Freshour, served as best man. Groomsmen were Donnie Busha, Jeremiah Dangler, Andy Watts, Eric Ogle, Clint Mathis and Keith Carico. Ushers were William

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Budâ&#x20AC;? Perryman, Seth Perryman and Sam Perryman. Eliana Freshour served as flower girl. Piano was played by Adele McDonald and special music was performed by David and Lindsey Fields. The reception was held at Smoky Mountain Country Club immediately following the ceremony. The bride is a graduate of Tusculum College where she received a bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree and ETSU College of Pharmacy where she received a doctor of pharmacy degree. She is currently employed at the University of Tennessee Medical Center where she is a pharmacy resident. The groom is a graduate of East Tennessee State University where he received a bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree. He is currently attending Lincoln Memorial University, Duncan College of Law, where he is pursuing his juris doctor. The bride and groom honeymooned in Costa Rica. The couple resides in Sevierville.

Color photos can be submitted, but the should be of professional quality. Photos will not be printed in color. If we judge a photo to be of questionable quality or content, we will not print. â&#x2013; After publication, photos can be picked up at The Mountain Press front office or be returned be mail is a self-addressed, stamped envelope of appropriate size is provided. Please do not submit originals because the paper can not guarantee return. Photos should be labeled. â&#x2013;  Studio photographs of the woman or couple should be from the waist up, not full length; 5x7 is preferred. No photo credit will be published. â&#x2013;  The announcement is subject to editing based on style, forms and space. Only information requested on the forms will be printed. â&#x2013;  Wedding and engagement photos may be mailed to The Mountain Press, P.O. Box 4810, Sevierville, TN 37864-4810 or dropped by the newspaper offices at 119 Riverbend Drive in Sevierville. Announcements and jpeg photos also can be e-mailed to Be sure to include a phone number with e-mailed items.


Katherine Elizabeth Sidwell and William Lenman Mattern II are now husband and wife.


Katherine Elizabeth Sidwell and William Lenman Mattern II were married Sept. 3, 2010 in the Garden of First United Methodist Church, Sevierville, Tenn. Judge Rex Henry Ogle officiated at the ceremony.

Parents of the bride are Jim and Jane Sidwell of Sevierville. The groomâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s parents are Chuck Mattern and Gwen Cody of Sevierville. A reception is to be held at a later date. The couple resides in St. Louis, Mo.

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The Mountain Press â&#x2014;&#x2020; Sunday, September 26, 2010

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May God help us not to hinder the Holy Spirit By ALDEN MARSHALL Evan Roberts was the catalyst for the great revival that swept the little country of Wales during 1904-1905. Sometimes he would say that there was someone in the service hindering the move of the Holy Spirit and invite them to repent or he would call their names aloud. He had done it before, so that was no idle threat. As long as we are offended by the idea of that practice in our church services, we will never see revival. When we hold on to grudges or to any attitude or behavior that the Bible clearly calls sin, we will grieve the Holy Spirit. Then our churches will be filled with those who would consider a person such as Evan Roberts rude or judgemental. But the Bible says, â&#x20AC;&#x153;judgement begins at the house of God.â&#x20AC;? When it really is the house of God, then holiness will cause us to separate from sin. Yes, love begins at the house of God also, but not the â&#x20AC;&#x153;loveâ&#x20AC;? that says if we feel good then do it. That attitude is weakness and not love, and causes great harm. Evan Roberts would pray that the Holy Spirit would â&#x20AC;&#x153;bend us.â&#x20AC;? Then the Holy Spirit would move mightily and thousands would be converted to Jesus Christ. May the God of the universe visit us again with such power. Probably the methods would differ a bit from those of the Welsh at that time. Evan Roberts would speak for no more than 5-7 minutes, and words were anointed with power. Then great waves of singing would convey the power of the Holy Spirit to the listeners, also in the Welsh language, and hearts would be pen-

etrated with repentance and a desire to honor Jesus Christ. I have seen revival, although not on that scale. Revival is when the people of God are revived, or caused to live again. We easily become choked by the worries of this world, and by fears, unless we keep finding Godâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s perspective on everything of importance. Finally our hearts become hardened to things of God, and we need to have our hearts to be melted again. But when the fire of the Holy Spirit falls, then those who hinder the work of the Holy Spirit either repent or we get so uncomfortable that we leave. This happened when the Rev. Jim Cymbola began to pastor a small church in Brooklyn, New York City. When he arrived about half of the 20 in the church left, as he began to preach and to live under the direction of God. Then the church began to grow in Godly ways until it is what it is today, with about 2,000 coming out each Tuesday for a prayer meeting. And yes, then do much social outreach also. But for several years I would go to church just to please my parents when I visited them. I am certain that I was a hinderance then to the move of the Holy Spirit in those gatherings. The Bible says that even Jesus could do no mighty works when he was surrounded by unbelief (he only healed a few). I am convinced that all of us at some times, and most of us at most times, do not want Jesus to do mighty works among us in our churches. We are often wedded to notions of what is best for us without checking in with God to get his opinion. But it is then that we quench and grieve the

Holy Spirit, even when we manage to avoid sins that even most pagans condemn. We can be honest, faithful to our spouse, hard working, kind, etc., and still hinder the Holy Spirit. God calls each person to love and to obey him in holiness. He calls us to see on the one hand that our â&#x20AC;&#x153;hearts are desperately wicked,â&#x20AC;? and on the other hand that God loves us anyway. He does not love us deeply because of our goodness, but because of his goodness. When we begin to think that we deserve the love of God because of our color or personality or education of accomplishments, I hope we remember that he says that even â&#x20AC;&#x153;our righteousness is as filthy rags in his sight.â&#x20AC;? Even when we are consciously righteous, we all have hidden sins that only others can see now. Therefore, we irritate others even as they irritate us on occasion, among the most holy and righteous of us. May God help us to be more irritated at our own sins than the sins of others, in order to have peace with God and peace with those around us. Others do not exist to meet our expectations, nor we to meet theirs, but we all exist to live on the timetable of God and to do his will with his methods. I was accused by someone recently of being calm and peaceful. And so I am â&#x20AC;&#x201D; but inside not so much. And I must repent very much and many times daily to have even a trace of peace on the outside. May God help us all to do whatever it takes not to hinder the Holy Spirit, but to be open to his guidance all day every day. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Dr. Alden Marshall is a Presbyterian minister who lives in Gatlinburg.

Children by Faith But it is not as though the word of God hath come to nought. For they are not all Israel, that are of Israel: neither, because they are Abrahamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s seed, are they all children: but, â&#x20AC;&#x153;In Isaac shall thy seed be called.â&#x20AC;? That is, it is not the children of the flesh that are children of God; but the children of the promise are reckoned for a seed (Romans 9:6-8). People have a passion for family. Pride in children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren is a common denominator among all types of different people-- even regardless of the conduct of those descendants. We also can appreciate our genealogy. How many have spent time in archives learning more about their ancestors! For some reason, if we are able to discover long-lost relatives who either participated in momentous historical events or just lived in a particular historical era, those past events and times become more meaningful and personal to us. That they knew nothing of us and that our knowledge of them may be little is irrelevant; they are our ancestors, we are their descendants, and there is power in that relationship. The Jews very much felt this power. They have Abraham for a father (Luke 3:8). The genealogies of the Old Testament, far from being the â&#x20AC;&#x153;boring partsâ&#x20AC;? of the story that we often gloss over today, were a source of pride, for all Jews could find somewhere in that genealogy some relatives who took part in their national story. Ultimately, they could all trace their ancestry back to Abraham through Isaac and Jacob, and that was the reason for their distinctiveness. Everyone on earth could trace back their history to Noah and Adam, but the Jews were the ones who inherited the promises. They were the ones to whom the One True God revealed Himself; He gave them the Law of God; from them would come the Deliverer of mankind (Romans 9:4-5). They could feel like they were part of Godâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s purposes for mankind in ways that the other nations just could not understand. All of this was true, but it was not properly directed. Too many Jews took comfort in their genealogy. They became blind to their sin, convinced that since they were children of Abraham that their place in Godâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Kingdom was already reserved (cf. John 8:33). They thought it was their status-- their election-- that would save them. Jesus makes it clear that this is not the case-- He speaks out candidly about how the Jews were following after their father the Devil, not Abraham (John 8:34-47), and declared how many â&#x20AC;&#x153;sons of the Kingdomâ&#x20AC;? would be cast out into the outer darkness (Matthew 8:11-12). As can be imagined, the Jews did not take too kindly to this. It is Paul who drives the point home in a way that should have truly shamed Israel into obedience. Paul points out that there were other children of Abraham (Romans 9:7)-- they just were not the children of promise. History would be quite different if the Muslims were right and that Ishmael was the child of blessing! Paulâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s point is that the promise was received through faith, and that the children of the promise do not merit that promise by anything they could have done, and does it all through Genesis. By working backward we can start with Jacob. Did he deserve the promise? He was the younger, and by all rights, had no claim on anything. Esau â&#x20AC;&#x153;should haveâ&#x20AC;? been the child of promise since he was the eldest, and yet God had foreordained that the elder would serve the younger (Genesis 25:23, Romans 9:10-12). Neither Esau or Jacob had done anything yet, but God made His purpose known in a providential way. Where would the Jews be had God not made such a provision, and Esau became the inheritor of the promise? What did Isaac do in order to obtain the promise that he would pass along to Jacob? Absolutely nothing. He was just born, and none of us gets to choose the circumstances of our birth. The circumstances of his birth were quite miraculous and amazing (cf. Genesis 21:1-7, Romans 4:13-25). In fact, had Abraham gotten his way, Isaac would have never needed to come into existence or to receive the promise, for Abraham desired for Ishmael to live before God as the child of promise (Genesis 17:17-18). If God had honored Abrahamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wish, where would that have left Israel and the Jews? We then get back to Abraham himself. What did he do in order to merit the call? As far as we can tell, his family was idolatrous, and Abram would have no reason to know that it was Yahweh who would call him or that Yahweh was the One True God (Genesis 11:27-32, Joshua 24:2). What stature, therefore, did Abram have before God? None whatsoever. If God had not bothered calling Abram out of Ur, what would have been Israelâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fate? Paulâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s entire point here is that God elected Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob according to His will and His purpose, not based on any kind of past or intrinsic merit or the Law or any such thing. Therefore, the Jew has no reason to â&#x20AC;&#x153;boastâ&#x20AC;? in his Judaism, as if his ethnic identity provides him merit or status in Godâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sight. God could have just as easily chosen another nation, and Israel would have been entirely out of luck! Why, then, did God choose Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob? The choice was based in Godâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s knowledge of their faith (cf. Romans 8:29-30, James 2:14-26). God knew that Abraham would go to Canaan, to believe in Him, and be willing to even sacrifice Isaac if so commanded (Genesis 12-22). God knew the type of person Esau would turn out to be, and He knew how Jacob would be the man of faith (Genesis 25-35). They received the promises because they trusted in God and obeyed His voice (Genesis 22:15-18, 26:2-5), and God was willing to be known as the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob (cf. Matthew 22:32). Paul makes it clear, therefore, that the true children of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob are not necessarily those who are genealogically related to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. That is not the way the promise works. The promise is inherited by faith, and therefore, all who believe and trust in God through His Son Jesus Christ are reckoned as children of Abraham (Romans 4:11-13, 9:24, 30-32, Galatians 3:29). They have the same â&#x20AC;&#x153;spiritual heritage,â&#x20AC;? joined not by blood that decays but by a shared obedient faith in God that endures forever. Thus we can see that God is not unjust by casting off those who were unfaithful in Israel and bringing in those who would obey in faith among the nations. In fact, this is precisely what should have happened, and it represents Godâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s persistent message throughout time. Believers should learn from Israelâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s example. We cannot place our trust in things. We cannot trust in status, ethnicity, parents, children, genealogy, or any such thing. Instead, our trust must be in God Himself, and we must be His obedient servants (Romans 1:16-17, 6:1-23)! No one deserves salvation because of their ancestry, their status, their identity, or for any such reason-- no one ever has or ever will. Godâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s choices say more about God accomplishing His will than they do about the persons chosen, and all must obey to receive the inheritance. Let us be children of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob by faith, and represent the Israel of God today!

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Business gives boost to childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s home Submitted Report PIGEON FORGE â&#x20AC;&#x201D; During the back-to-back rod run weekends, Valley Spas Inc. hosted the first â&#x20AC;&#x153;Veranda Extravaganzaâ&#x20AC;? at the Red Roof Mall to benefit the Smoky Mountain Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Home. Jamie Koteski of Valley Spas held the event in honor of her sister, Leigha Samples Tucker, who was killed in a farming accident on April 7. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Leighaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s driven passion for children, life and love inspired many, especially me. I wanted to continue her legacy of giving back the blessings that she was given during her life,â&#x20AC;? said Koteski. Members of the both the Red Roof Mall and the Pigeon Forge community donated items that were raffled during the event, with all proceeds given to Smoky Mountain Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Home. Koteski and her fatherin-law, Paul Gaumond, owner of Valley Spas Inc., presented a check for $562.51 to Beth Durham, public relations coordinator at the home.


Jones Cove Elementary School has received a grant from the Dollar General Literacy Program. From left are Rick Fisher, district manager of Dollar General; Kathy Cashen, an employee of the store as well as a Jones Cove parent; Lynn McKnight, Jones Cove librarian; and Tony Ogle, school principal.


Paul Gaumond, left, owner of Valley Spas; Jamie Koteski, director of sales and marketing for the business; and Beth Durham, public relations coordinator, Smoky Mountain Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Home, at the check presentation. Other participants in the event included Smoky Mtn. Popcorn Co., MCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Package Store, BDT Beverage, Neices Crazy Zoo, Precious Moments Photography, Socks & More, Ink Enhancers Realm LLC, Doodle Bugs,

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Providence Missionary Baptist Church homecoming with singers Larry Nickel and family. Lunch served following 10:30 a.m. service.

Gists Creek Baptist Gists Creek Baptist Church Maples Branch Singing singing 6 p.m. with The Maples Branch Baptist Church singing 6:30 p.m. Shultz Family singers. with the Waymasters sing- Gum Stand Singing ers. Rocky Ball, Pastor. Singing at Gum Stand Colonial Dames

John Ogle Colonial Dames CDXVII Century meets 2 p.m., King Family Library. Program by Jo Hill and Lara Bales; memorial for Jane Nave.

Baptist Church, Veterans Blvd., 7 p.m. with Jimbo Whaley and Greenbrier.

Conner Heights Baptist Church, Pigeon Forge, homecoming 11 a.m. with Evangelist Jimbo Seaton preaching. Covered dish dinner after morning service.

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Jones Cove Elementary School recently received the $5,000 â&#x20AC;&#x153;Back to Schoolâ&#x20AC;? literacy grant from the Dollar General Literacy Program. The Dollar General foundation awards money for assistance with school libraries or media centers to meet financial challenges they may face when expanding, implementing new literacy programs, purchasing equipment to support the programs or purchasing new books, materials or software. Jones Cove plans to use the funds toward keeping the Accelerated Reading program, which encourages students to read books on or above their reading levels and allows them to test their knowledge on the details of the book. The money will also go toward purchasing new library books in the areas of science and social studies.

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Sevier County 4-H Chick Chain participants include, from left, Grant Berrier representing Olivia Berrier, Hailey Carmichael, Makenna Woods, Heidi Lawson and Ira Crawford.

Chick Chain winners announced The Sevier County 4-H Poultry Show was held recently at the Sevier County Fairgrounds. The event highlighted the year for those participating in the 4-H Chick Chain Project. Heidi Lawson, a student at Pi Beta Phi School, exhibited the grand Champion Pen of Pullets. Olivia Berrier from Sevierville Middle exhibited the Reserve Champion Pen of Pullets. Kelsey Baisdenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s set of 4-H Poultry Project Records was selected as the county winner in the Project Records Division. Kelsey is in the Homeschool Club. Other members exhibiting pullets: Hailey Carmichael and Makenna Woods, Sevierville Intermediate School; and

Ira Crawford, Seymour High. Each of these exhibitors received blue awards and $15 premium money for their pullet entries. Others participating in the Chick Chain Project this year included Brayden Bohanan, Catons Chapel; Nathan Hood, Seymour Middle; and Blake Huff, Kingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Academy. The Chick Chain is one of several livestock opportunities available to 4-H members, in Sevier


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Leading Rental Company in Sevierville/Pigeon Forge Area Now Hiring For Multiple Positions Maintenance Housekeeping Front Desk Call Center Quality Control All Positions offer Full-Time Employment With Benefits Apply in person at: 100 E. Main St. Suite 402 Sevierville, TN 37862 Resumes May be Faxed to: (865)365-0434 Attn: Human Resources The Great Smoky Mountain Lumberjack Feud is looking for an energetic, organized Business Administrator for large new attraction in Pigeon Forge, TN. This person is responsible for all: A/P, A/R, payroll, human resources, operations review of all departments, answer phones, record all sales, invoicing, process online orders, banking reconciliations, and many other day to day operations of a professional attraction business. Experience with accounting a must, preferable QuickBooks and some tax preparation is also necessary. Salary DOE, paid vacation and insurance provided. Please email a r e s u m e t o For questions you may call 907-225-9050 and ask for Kelly. Westgate Resorts 915 Westgate Resorts Rd Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (Across from the Gatlinburg Welcome Center on the Spur. Turn into Little Smoky Road APPLY IN PERSON: MON.-FRI. 9AM-4PM Front Desk Agents Security Officers Hostess Cooks Bartender Food Servers Waterpark Supervisor Golf Cart Attendant Telephone Operator Laundry Supervisor Housekeeping Positions Maintenance Positions



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Baby Sitter wanted in home on Saturday afternoon & evenings for 10 month old. Some Sundays. References required. 365-1187 or 255-5159 Infant care provided in my Christian home. Excellent References. 865-640-4903






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FOR SALE: King Size Bed Frame. Rustic Natural Log. Like new, $275.00. 865-453-7735


Machinery & Tools


Ind Air Tank, excellent for auto body, mach shop etc. holding tank for air supply 9.5 ft long x 2.5 wide. $450. 865-428-9164

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A-1 pre-owned dryers, washers, ranges & refrigerators. All with warranty. Cagles Furniture and Appliances

453-0727 Factory Clearance Sale on Steel Buildings Arch Buildings! Save Thousands! All Inventory MUST GO! Additional Discounts offered through our Display Program! Call Now! 1-866-352-0469 Tanning Beds For Sale 30 or 32 Bulb, Prices from $1500-$2000. Call (865) 712-0087 or (865) 712-3121.



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Classifieds ď ľB12 0605 Real Estate for Rent 2 BR/1 Bath Partially Furnished, Just need beds & tv. No Pets. No Smoking. Small Yard Area but sits on 5 acres. All new hardwood floors/ceramic tile. 1,000 square foot house. Has unfinished basement. $700/month $500 deposit. Will background check. Sevierville - Catons Chapel Community. Close to Glades Road - Gatlinburg. Has washer/dryer. New oven/stove and microwave. Inside newly renovated. Outside to be renovated next year. Two rooms approximately 13 x 13. 601-310-5630 2BR/1Bath.Appliances,laundry facilities.Perfect for singles or couples.No pets no smoking $500.00+dep. 748-1849 Gatlinburg luxury condo, 2,447 Sq Ft, 2 BR, 2 BA, pool, tennis court. No vacation rentals. $1500/month, furnished.


Unfurnished Apartments

$575 Move in Today. Ideal, quiet location. 2BR/1.5BA. Living room, kitchen. W/D included. No pets. 850-6123. 1 Bedroom Water & appliances furnished. No pets. Ref. $385 + dep. lease. 680-3078 3 BR Apartment for rent in Kodak, $700/mo + deposit. Call Barbara 865-368-5338 3BD/2BA Luxury Apartment for rent in Pigeon Forge. 818-613-9391

Townhouse Newly Updated 2BR/1.5BA Covered Parking 7$#ONNsMTH

#ALL   Quiet country setting 2BR/1BA, stove, ref., D/W disposal/micro., W/D hook-up, club house/pool/picnic area 24hr. maint. Year lease, behind S.C.H.S. Great spacious place to live. Dogs ok with deposit.

428-5227 FINCHUM PROPERTIES Leasing 1 & 2 BR apts. Hardwood floors, plus many extras, 1 year lease, no pets. TVA energy efficient


Nice, River-front Apartment 2 BDR/2 BA, W/D hook-up, 1 year lease, No Pets $550 Month, $550 Deposit



CONVENIENTLY LOCATED IN SEVIERVILLE 2 bedroom 1.5 bath townhomes

Call 428-5161

Clean Mobile Home near New Center. Apt Sev. $390-550 mo + Dep. 865-453-5079 CROSSCREEK Available Oct 2BR/1.5BA Garden $545 865-429-4470 In Sevierville 2 BDR/ 1 BA $475 Per Month. No Pets. Call 428-0769 Large 1BD unit. 1 mi off Dolly Parton Pkwy. For more info 865-207-5700

Near Hospital 2BR/1.5BA

Ask for Move-in Special All Appliances 24 hr. Maintenance

$550 month Some Pets

774-2494 or 386-1655 Off Hwy 66 2BD/2BA $875, Furn or unfurn w/util. Laundry facilities provided. Pets welcome. 1 yr lease, 1st & last. 865-742-2839 On Lake! 1BR Townhome. Electric/H20 included. $150 wk+dep. 865-307-2882

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Unfurnished Apartments

Gatlinburg 2 BDR Apartments, Furn & Unfurn includes utilities 1 yr lease 436-7024 1 & 2 BR avail. Some Pets OK. 50s7!4%2 ).#,5$%$ Murrell Meadows 1/8 mile from Walters State College Allensville Road sWalk to lake 2EASONABLE2ATESs654-7033


Furnished Apartments/Houses

Furnished 2BD/1BA Apartment. Quiet Location. PF Area. No Pets. Ref required & checked. Call after 4pm, leave message. 865-306-1246



1 BR/1 BA â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 784 Sq. Ft. Starting at $545 2 BR/2 BA â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 1114 Sq. Ft. Starting at $675 Small Pet Welcome

Phone: 429-4470

Condominiums for Rent Want to Live in Luxury?... Call Today! 3BR/3BA Executive Condos in Sevierville, 3100 sq. ft. swimming pool, pets welcome, loaded with all amenities.

Call 865-428-5161

New Furn 2BR/2BA, on Pkwy, pool, elec, water, cable, wifi, $1000 mth. 423-838-3303 Studio condo on Pkwy, furn, util, inc., wifi, cbl, indr pool $200/ wk 540-397-4977


Duplexes for Rent

3BD/1BA Duplex in Seymour. $500 dep, $700 mo. Hardwood. 865-919-1324


Homes for Rent

Rooms for Rent

For Rent

Beautiful Creekside Rooms in Gatlinburg

1 BDR Cottage Glades Area, All Kitchen Appliances, $550 Mo. No Pets (865) 207-7527 1200 Sq. Ft. 3/2 Home Wears Valley with Large Garage, Very Clean, 1 Yr. Old on Wooded Lot. 640-7803 3 BDR/2.5 BA Home, 2200 sq. ft. $1,400, 1st & last required. Call Stephen (865) 322-0487 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath. 1 car garage on the river near Five Oaks Mall. No Pets. 1yr lease. $800/mo. Call Mark between 7:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. 865-453-5500. 3BD/2BA Nice Home in New Center area, Free Security System $1100mo, $600. sec. dep. Avail Oct 1. 865-771-0778 Beautiful Executive Home surrounded by 36 hole golf course. Rent to own opportunity. $1400 mo. 423-963-3211 Beautifully, Fully Furnished Home with W/D, Hot Tub, Pool Table, 3 BDR, 3 Full Baths, quiet Peaceful neighborhood. Annual Lease Required. Dep. Ski Mtn. Gatlinburg $900 mo. plus utilities. 732-557-1143 or 865-436-0313.

2-3BR, 2BA,Homes near Boydâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Creek Elem. Garage, deck, fenced + other extras. $750-$900 + deposit



Gatlinburg/Dudley Creek

Rent by the week, month, or year. Furnished, plus elec., cable & w/ sewer included. Call for appt.


Nice cln Rm in Res for 1 per, furn, W/D, TV, QN Bed, Big Clos, util $115wk 661-7770


Clean 2BD brick home. New Center area. Carport, 2 covered porches, lrg yard, $600 mo + $500 dep. 1 yr lease. water furn. No pets. 865-453-5866

Homes & Apts. $640-$1000 mo.


2 BDR/ 2.5 BA W/D, stove, refrigerator, central Heat & Air, $800 MO. + Sec. Dep. Ref & Credit Check (865) 453-4028 or (865) 771-5043

House for rent off Douglas Dam Rd. Close to new Sev convention center and Dumplin Creek Dev. 2BR/1BA, no pets inside or out, landlord provides lawn maint. & monthly pest control. $650/mo, first & last mo + $325 damage dep. References needed, call 865-428-4752 M-F 7-4. House in Seymour: 3BR, 1BA, LR, kit., laundry room. Located on dead end street. Quiet neighborhood. No Pets! No smoking. $600/mo. + $500 damage deposit. References required. Please call 865-577-3869.



$850/MO. +$850 DEPOSIT

NO PETS 865-712-5238 Kodak 3 BD/ 2 BA house, large yard, garage, basement. 4 years old, well maintained, convenient to I40. $1,100 mo. Call 865-556-4111. Kodak area on the river: 2BD/1BA, clean, No Pets, $625 Mo. + Dep 865-680-9443 New Center Area 1 BDR/1BA, W/D connection, large yard. $500 Month + Deposit 323-4043


Mobile Homes for Rent

Seymour/ Chapman Hwy. Area 3 BR/ 2 BA Extra Clean $500 to $550 Mo. plus dep. Appliances, water/ dumpster incl. 3 to choose from. NO PETS. (865) 934-9911 or 250-9209.




Homes for Sale

2 New homes 3 BR 2 BA, double garage, one on large level lot in Grandview, $149,000. On on nice lot Murphy Farms close in. $157,000. 654-6505 or 654-8184. 2BR/2BA jacq tub, FP, stove, refrig, microwv, dshwshr near schools & hospital. $98,900. 865-984-0141 or 919-4023.


Very clean basement-rancher w/ nice view (Dandridge convenient to I-40), minutes from Sevierville/Knoxville. 3 BDRMS, 2 BA, appliances included, fenced in backyard, w/ security system, professionally landscaped. Call Mark: 865-397-6949/654-5081 PRICE: $122,900


Condominiums for Sale

2 New condos for sale. Owner Financing Available. $189,000, 1,700sf Living, 2 car gar, Jacuzzi, Fpl, Hardwood, All Appl. 865-654-3667 or 865-429-5065



Condominiums for Sale


Lots & Acreage


Beautiful 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Condo in Pigeon Forge Located Beside The Grand Hotel, Between Red lights 5 & 6 Call for Information (423) 253-4151

16 + fenced acres nestled in foothills of Smoky Mtns. Gorgeous 360 degree Mtn view w/covered bridge & free flowing streams. Access to cnty water. $169,900 423-329-3076


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near trolley stop

Includes All Utilities.

Free Wi-Fi, Cable, Laundry, Kitchens, Clean Rooms, NO PETS.


Roommate/ priv furn room/bath-$100 wk, incl. util. Sev-Boyds Crk, 865-365-1089.

Gatlinburg Rooms for Rent Furnished, all Utilities, cable, tax included $100 per week Rooms with Kitchens $120 per week


Rooms for Rent Low Weekly Rates $110.00 plus tax

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Business Places/ Offices

12,000 Sq. Ft. $5,000 Mo. Plus Dep. 18 Ft. Ceil, Clear Span, Gas Heat w/ Divide. 6,000 Sq. Ft. with loading dock $2,700 or Drive In door $2,700 avail. now. Owner Agent (865) 250-9209 or 908-5503

OFFICE SPACE $650 - $900 month

865-850-3874 Restaurant For Lease Forge 260 Seats 567-0933 SHOPS FOR RENT. PLAZA 968 Parkway, burg. 865-436-7550.


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Mobile Homes for Rent

2BR/1BA Mobile Home. water/sewer furn. Off Boyd's Creek on Indian Gap Circle. 755-2402 or 933-5509. Camper for rent. Elect & water. $385mo. or work to reduce rent. Private lot. 865-323-1007 KODAK 2 Homes, 3+2 $550, 2+1 $400. + dep. No pets. Ref. 865-933-6544.

3BR/2BA $500-$700/mth Boyds Creek Area No pets. 908-8629

2BD/2BA 1700 sq ft. $975mo, 1 yr lease. Call for details. 865-406-7209

 1-*32#3!2'-, Saturday October 2, 2010 11:00AM

Pigeon Forge, TN Daysprings Condominiums Property

10.87 acres, more or less, overlooking Gatlinburg Country Club and with great mountaintop views of Mount LeConte Real Estate: This is a trusteeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s foreclosure sale of property (the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Propertyâ&#x20AC;?) located on Daysprings Road and Mountain View Lane that Daysprings, LLC (the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Developerâ&#x20AC;?) was developing as the Daysprings Condominiums (the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Developmentâ&#x20AC;?). The Property consists of two tracts containing 10.87 acres, more or less (the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Developed Propertyâ&#x20AC;?), and a third tract (the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Undeveloped Propertyâ&#x20AC;?). A Master Deed and a Plat of the Developed Tract are recorded in the Registerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee. As noted in the Master Deed, the Development was to consist of 10 residential buildings containing 80 units, a clubhouse and related amenities, as depicted on Exhibits C and E to the Master Deed. Building 3, consisting of 6 units, is completed, and building 7, consisting of 4 units, is approximately 80% complete (more or less). The trustee will offer the Developed Property and Undeveloped Property separately and also the Property as a whole. The trustee reserves the right to, and may, offer the Property in multiple tracts and residential units separately subject to local governmental approval. Terms of Sale: 10% down on sale day and balance will be due in full within 30 days. A 5% buyerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s premium will be added to the high bid to

determine the final sale price of real estate.

Directions: The sale will take place at the Property. Turn off of U.S. 441-Scenic Parkway onto Golf Drive (next to Duffyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Restaurant), and travel approximately 4 blocks to the entrance of the Development at the intersection of Hitching Post Road. Auctioneerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s note: The Property shall be sold â&#x20AC;&#x153;as is, where is, as inspectedâ&#x20AC;? without warranty on the day of auction. This is a foreclosure auction pursuant to a Notice of Foreclosure Sale issued by Hale & Lyle, A Professional Corporation, Successor Trustee. Reference is made to the trusteeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Notice of Foreclosure Sale published in the Mountain Press on Sunday, September 6, 13 and 20. Go to to view schematics of what the Developer intended for the Development. Real Estate Sale Conducted on behalf of Successor Trustee by:

Tom Hilton Auctioneers TN Firm License #4017 423-677-0212 or 276-479-2160 Announcements day of sale take precedence over printed material


General Help

NEW HOMES FOR RENT $650-$1,000 Monthly

865-850-3874 Affordable Luxury Living That You Will Love To Come Home To * TVA Energy Efficient *Exclusive Screen Porch Room *Washer/Dryer Hook-Up


Real l y ni ce spaci ous 2BR/2BA, close in on river, nice lawn, furn. or unfurn. No pets. $750/mo. 865-453-5363. Sevierville 3 Bedroom, 1 Bath, $650 Month $650 Deposit (865) 680-8313 Sevierville-DW, 2BD/1BA. No Pets. Ref. $500 + dep. 865-933-6544 WEARS VALLEY 3+BR/3BA 5,040 SF Many extras $1,700 mo. 865-292-7502

Will be holding a JOB FAIR On Tuesday September 28th from 10am-3pm At the Old Macdonaldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Farm Mini Golf Located at 1639 Parkway in Sevierville (Five Oaks Outlet Mall)

Ripleyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s has 10 Immediate Openings In our Photo Port Department We offer a competitive wage and excellent fringe benefits. s-USTHAVE(3$IPLOMAOR'%$s3TABLE6ERIlABLEWORK(ISTORY s-USTBEAVAILABLETOWORKmEXIBLEHOURS DAYS WEEKENDSANDHOLIDAYS s%XCELLENT#USTOMER3ERVICEA-534 !PPLYIN0ERSON.O0HONE#ALLS

Lots & Acreage

5.62 acres in Sevierville, secluded, water & septic included. Great location for home or doublewide. FSBO. $59,900, 865-850-7800.


Mobile Homes for Sale







Mobile Homes for Sale

Enjoy the privacy of country living, this 3BR/2BA mobile home on 1.5 acres boasts fresh paint, newly remodeled bathrooms, new laminate flooring, new washer & dryer, new HVAC unit with 10 yr warranty, new plumbing, new water heater & more. Second home site with septic & water, hook up your RV. $79,500. Wendy Sandy, Century 21 MVP, 660-3120 or 429-2121. Price Reduced 1996 Fleetwood, 2BD/2 luxury bath. Call after 6pm 428-9138



Warehouse Space in PF 1300 SF $650. mo. 3500 SF $1800. mo. This area is currently used as laundry facility so great for cabin laundry-ready to use-bring your equipment. 865-850-8228




Cars for Sale

2007 Jeep Liberty, Only 38K Miles $14,500. Call (865) 428-0692 2009 CONVERTIBLE VW BEETLE. Loaded. Excellent condition. Beige with tan top. 24K. $18,000. 654-4544.



We require bridge design and inspection as is required under the Tennessee Department of Transportation bridge grant program. All firms bidding must be approved and qualified by the Tennessee Department of Transportation.





INVITATION TO BID The Sevier County Highway Department will receive bids on the following item until 10:00 am on Tuesday, October 12, 2010. Bids will be opened at 10 am on the same date, but will be awarded at a later date. Bids should be submitted to the Road Superintendent's Office, 125 Court Avenue, Room 304E, Sevierville, TN 37862. ENGINEERING SERVICES Games for BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

The above bids must be SEALED AND CLEARLY MARKED "BID" on the outside of the envelope.


Auction Sales

The Sevier County Highway Department Purchasing Committee reserves the right to reject any/ or all bids.

Absolute Auction


This 24th day of September, 2010

Jonas Smelcer 9)8/4384(+.+1*,642>!.+6+7+6:+?19(.497+ Sevier County Road Superintendent


9/26, 10/5, 10/8

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Specifications may be obtained at the Sevier County Highway Department, 125 Court Avenue, Room 304E, Sevierville, TN 37862.

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This 24th day of September, 2010 Jonas Smelcer Sevier County Road Superintendent 9/26, 10/5, 10/8


Auction Sales

AUCTION 15 River Front Home Sites

HUD PUBLISHERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S NOTICE All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, family status or national origin, or intention to make any such preferences, limitations or discrimination. State laws forbid discrimination in the sale, rental or advertising of real estate based on factors in addition to those protected under federal law. We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination, call HUD Toll-free at 1-800-669-9777, The Toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275.

!4+ 41*!4!.+/-.+78/**+6 Specifications may $/8.498/3/29246+7+6:'8/43 be obtained at the Sevier County Highway Department, 125 Court Avenue, Room 304E, Sevierville, TN 37862.

We require bridge design and inspection as is required under the Tennessee Department of Transportation bridge grant program.

The Sevier County Highway Department Purchasing Committee reserves the right to reject any/ or all bids.

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Top Cabin Rental Company in the Smokies seeks SALES AGENTS. Hourly + Commission + Bonus = Top Pay in the Area s s s s

Inbound Call Center Environment Professional Sales-enhancement Training Awesome Rental Inventory Benefits include medical , dental, life insurance; Employee Assistance Program and vacation/sick days

Classifieds 428-0746


Transportation. The above bids must be The above bidsCLEARLY must be SEALED AND SEALED AND MARKED "BID"CLEARLY on the outside MARKED "BID" on the outside of the envelope. Legals of0955 the envelope. The Sevier County Highway The Sevier County Highway Department Purchasing ComDepartment Purchasing mittee reserves the right Comto remittee reserves the right to reject any/ or all bids. ject any/ or all bids. Specifications may be obSpecifications may be obtained at the Sevier County tained at Department, the Sevier County Highway 125 Highway Department, 125 Court Avenue, Room 304E, Court Avenue, Sevierville, TN Room 37862.304E, Sevierville, TN 37862. This 24th day of September, This 201024th day of September, 2010 Jonas Smelcer Jonas Sevier Smelcer County Road Sevier County Road Superintendent Superintendent 9/26, 10/5, 10/8 9/26, 10/5, 10/8


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Directions: From Knoxville, Rutledge Pike 11W North 15m, right on Indian Ridge Rd 41/2m, right on Stone Rd 1/2 mile, right on River Stone Dr. Property Tours: Sunday September19th and 26th and Friday October 1st from 1-4pm and 1 hour prior to auction. (PPE#BOL'JOBODJOH'BSN$SFEJU4FSWJDFT$BMM%BMF'BJO#SPLFS1BSUJDJQBUJPO Terms: 10% Down Day of Sale. Closing in 20 days.Property to be sold with a 10% Buyerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Premium and a $1,250 survey origination fee.


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TO BE SOLD HIGH BIDDER CHOICE-NO REGROUPING DIRECTIONS: From Knoxville take Exit 392 off I-40. Go North on Rutledge Pike, Hwy 11-W, 14.5 miles. Turn right in Blaine on Indian Ridge Road. Go 6 miles, turn left on New Corinth Rd. Go 0.5 mi. and turn left on Cabbage Rd. Go 0.7 mi. to Auction Site on both sides of road. Property Address: 433 Cabbage Rd., Blaine, TN



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Where Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m From

Where Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m From

Saturdays and Sundays were the best, Starting my day with Lucky Charms and cartoons Going outside, playing Barbies with the girl down the street Looking for things that people had dropped (We found a bracelet once) Riding bikes, getting yelled at By the mean landlady. We went to the park sometimes on the weekend, Getting dizzy on the tire swing Pretending we were spies or superheroes Going down to the stream and skipping rocks (Or at least trying to) Running around, getting scrapes and cuts. Special occasions always called for celebrations, Eating hot dogs and hamburgers off the grill Sitting on folding chairs, laughing at funny stories Watching my aunts and uncles joke around (Although I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get some of those jokes back then â&#x20AC;Ś) Playing with my cousins, not wanting the weekend to end. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Amber Withey

In Wichita Falls, the city lights gleamed bright Cloud to ground lightning lit up the night Tornadoes struck often, leaving people to mourn Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m from Texas, bred and born. On April 19, 1995 The Oklahoma City Bombing left people wondering whether the city could survive Their spirits were broken and their hearts were torn But theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll carry on, For like me, theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re from Texas, bred and born. Not far from the Red River, the Sheppardâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Air Force Base laid Close to Lucy Park, where I would go and play I remember glimpses of Texas from old photos, tattered and worn That was where I was born I recall seeing skies that were endless and blue Spending time with family and pets was what I would do Dreaming of traditional cattle drives early in the mornâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m from the Lone Star State, proudly bred and born. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Savanah Robinson

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