Page 1

The Mountain Press ■ Sevier County’s Daily Newspaper ■ Vol. 26, No. 293 ■ October 20, 2010 ■ ■ 75 Cents



WSCC has ‘healthy’ building plans President outlines building contents County commissioner has concerns about allocation By STAN VOIT Editor

5Going once, going twice City manager, county mayor lead auctioned officials at UW fundraiser Local, Page A2

If Walters State Community College is successful in getting funding for a fourth building on the Sevierville campus, it would house mostly health-related programs, including new courses in surgical technician and respiratory care. That’s the word from President Wade McCamey, as the college seeks enough local support to match an $8 million share of stimulus money the state has set aside for community colleges to use for construction.

For the first time, Walters State is in position to get state money to use on a campus that so far has been built only with local tax dollars and private donations. McCamey said Tuesday the decision to seek so much money for the Sevierville campus “is based on enrollment growth for the last five years and enrollment projections for the next three years and the input and feedback we have received from the Sevier County community regarding workforce development issues.”

By DEREK HODGES Staff Writer SEVIERVILLE — For the second time in as many weeks a local official has expressed concern about a request for financial contributions from Walters State Community College, which has the chance to vie for state funding for a new building if it can secure a $1.2 million local match. This time it was County Commissioner Tim Hurst, who wondered if the money shouldn’t be used to

See construction, Page A5

See commissioner, Page A5

Main stream

Body of rape suspect found

5Rival teams collide G-P, Lady Tigers clash in district tournament Sports, Page A8

By JEFF FARRELL Staff Writer


Event set for Thursday SCHS presents “Evening with the Arts” Page A16

Curt Habraken/The Mountain Press

Weather Today

Pigeon Forge City utility workers dig to find the problem in front of the middle school. Students and faculty were sent home early due to the water being shut off to the high school and middle school.

Water pipe ruptures; schools let out

Mostly Cloudy High: 69°

Tonight Mostly Cloudy Low: 38° DETAILS, Page A6

Obituaries Thelma Wayland, 88 Matthew Myrick, 25 Jim Knight, 91 Brenda Conner, 26 DETAILS, Page A4

Index Local & State . . . . A1-16 Calendar . . . . . . . . . . A3 Opinion . . . . . . . . . . . . . A7 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . A8-10 Classifieds . . . . . . A12-14 Advice . . . . . . . . . . . A15 Comics . . . . . . . . . . . . A15 Nation . . . . . . . . . . . A16 Money . . . . . . . . . . . A16

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

By DEREK HODGES Staff Writer PIGEON FORGE — A break in one of the city’s water mains got some students out of class a little early Tuesday but seemed to have little other effect as crews worked quickly to fix the rupture. Reports of water bubbling up out of the ground on Tiger Drive, just off Wears Valley Road, started coming in to City Hall about 10:30 a.m.

and the flow was cut off shortly thereafter. City employees were dispatched to address the situation, restoring service to the area by late afternoon. Public Works Director Mark Miller said it’s unknown what caused the 8-inch line to burst, though he said this type of thing happens occasionally when dealing with pipes that handle pressurized water flows. The conduit serves Pigeon Forge Middle and High schools, as well as a couple

businesses, including a car wash, Miller said. “We’re going to do our best to get the water back on as quickly as we can,” Miller said as he rushed away from the city’s United Way picnic to address the situation. That effort hit a bump when the crews realized, after they dug up and fixed the line itself, that the valve that controls the flow through See water, Page A4

Belle bidding disappointing

NATIONAL PARK — A five-hour manhunt ended Tuesday when authorities found the body of a Lebanon, Tenn., man just inside Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Gatlinburg police began searching for Mark Christian, 45, after a woman alleged he had raped her at a rental cabin in the Mountain Shadows Resort. Officers issued a bulletin telling other jurisdictions to be on the lookout for Christian at about 9:30 a.m.; they believed he fled on foot. The search ended See rape, Page A16

Wolpert heads up board of art school

By DEREK HODGES Staff Writer


SEVIERVILLE — Hundreds of thousands of dollars in merchandise, much of it bearing the name of the defunct development Belle Island Village, was sold for just $11,000 Tuesday in an effort to reclaim a lien owed to the warehouse where the items have been stored for more than two years. Clyde Rennie Sr., who owns the storage facility, said he’s disappointed the auction only drew less than a fourth what he’s owed in back fees for holding the stuff. He estimates since the developer in charge of Belle Island, Glen Bilbo, stopped paying the lease around the end of 2008, there have been about $46,000 to $48,000 worth of rent that went unpaid as the stuff continued to fill half his warehouse. Bilbo has not returned calls seeking comment on the auction. Perhaps most surprising is the fact there were

shops or to others who could retail the materials. Rennie’s son, Clyde Rennie Jr., actually ran the auction standing on the

GATLINBURG — David Willard has resigned as executive director of Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, part of a series of developments on the campus in recent days that included the election of a local businessman as the new board Willard president. Geoffrey Wolpert, owner of The Peddler and Park Grill restaurants, will lead the board in its efforts to expand community engagement and fundraising for the arts school. Four new members were elected to the Board of Governors: Jim Ogle, Logan Coykendall, Clay Foster and Carlyle Johnson. There was no time frame set for replacing Willard.

See belle, Page A4

See wolpert, Page A5

Curt Habraken/The Mountain Press

The winning bidder, wishing to only be known as Al of A&S Wholesale, shakes Clyde Rennie Jr.’s hand after the auction. only three people, including one married couple, who turned out for the auction and apparently none of those has any connection with the development itself. Rather, they

were only interested in the items — including shirts, shot glasses, mugs and picture frames — that just say Great Smoky Mountains, hoping they could sell that stuff themselves in gift

A2 â—† Local

The Mountain Press â—† Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Overbey, Montgomery win hospitality legislators award By DEREK HODGES Staff Writer

Curt Habraken/The Mountain Press

Donna Justus lays on the chili and charm during the annual Pigeon Forge City United Way lunch. Box lunches and an auction rounded out the luncheon.

Going once, going twice Forge city manager, county mayor lead auctioned officials at United Way fundraiser By DEREK HODGES Staff Writer

not really a hard worker together as a lot, drew a bidding war that settled at all.â&#x20AC;? at $3,500. The lucky Meanwhile, Waters winners were develmade sure he got his PIGEON FORGE â&#x20AC;&#x201D; oper Darby Campbell Some area officials got a licks in after the bids and Titanic Museum glimpse at what the pub- were made, though he Attraction owner Jon admitted he was also lic really thinks theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re Joslyn, who vowed to worth Tuesday, courtesy licking his own wounds put the trio into unifrom being so outpaced of the city of Pigeon forms and put them to by Teaster. Forgeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s annual fundraisâ&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m not surprised she work on the ship. er picnic for United Way â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m sure theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going got more than me. Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s of Sevier County. to be spending some been in public service The most popular time working at Titanic,â&#x20AC;? part of the annual event a lot longer than me,â&#x20AC;? he said with a conspiraWaters said, stretching is an auction of local the words â&#x20AC;&#x153;a lotâ&#x20AC;? out for torial laugh. leaders, which each Of course, it was all several extra syllables. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I year sees a competition in good fun as Pigeon really only got up there among those who go up Forge put on whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s to make Earlene look for bid to see who can become a tradition for good so she could bring bring in the most cash in more money than me. many of its employees for the nonprofit. This yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s winner by far was I told the guys to go high and residents. With money from the coffers, for her and keep it low City Manager Earlene food is purchased for the for me so she wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t Teaster, who drew an event and prepared by feel bad.â&#x20AC;? astounding $4,000 city staffers. That part Meanwhile, from Joe Barnes, owner of the event alone netted Department of Tourism of Barnes Insurance $1,119 for United Way, Director Leon Downey Agency. which provides funding In return for the hefty went for a $1,000 bid, from its annual camdonation, Barnes will get though his absence due to a vacation was blamed paign to 17 local comfour hours of servitude by many for keeping his munity service agencies. from Teaster, who has â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is a great event,â&#x20AC;? regularly endured going amount down. In his United Way Director place, Special Events up for bids for a good Tom Newman said. Coordinator Butch cause. As it happens, â&#x20AC;&#x153;What I like about this Barnes also came out as Helton held a picture is itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s grassroots. This of Downey affixed to a the high bidder for the is all put on by the city ruler up in front of his city manager last year. employees and it brings â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be doing what- face as a stand-in. out the community. It Mayor Keith ever she wants to do. has a real community Whaley, Vice Mayor She gets to choose,â&#x20AC;? feel to it thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s great.â&#x20AC;? Kevin McClure and Barnes said with a Commissioner David laugh. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s qualified n Wear, who were sold for a lot of things.â&#x20AC;? Barnes said he might put Teaster in charge of finances, pointing out the success sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s had $ at the city, building the starting at rainy day fund up to more than $30 million. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s made this down here rich,â&#x20AC;? Barnes $ sound, motioning starting at around him and referencing the city. â&#x20AC;&#x153;She McCoy & McCoy Law Office ought to be worth what I paid.â&#x20AC;? Teaster said she was surprised anyone would pay that much for her, though she jokingly said 5.==F 5 < she believes sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s worth 2C2?F 1 B? . F it. !$ â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll either take him to Dollywood with me or ;<D <=2; @b[QNf ;39 1V_RPa AVPXRa ÂŻ .YY B 0N[ 2Na 0UVPXR[ DV[T` Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll work in his office,â&#x20AC;?  1b_V[T aUR 3\\aONYY 4NZR Teaster said. AbR`QNf AReN` U\YQ RZ Â&#x2018; DRQ[R`QNf QNf \]R[ ZVP [VTUa Teaster came under AUb_`QNf 17 8N_N\XR Â&#x2018; 3_V@Na 96C2 :B@60 mock fire at the start of 9VcR A_VcVN \[ dRQ `aN_aV[T <Pa #aU dVaU " ]_VgR the event from County :\[ ÂŻ AUb_ !]Z b[aVY Â&#x2018; 3_V  @Na NZ b[aVY Â&#x2018; @b[ NZ ÂŻ :VQ[VTUa Mayor Larry Waters, &!# DV[ÂťRYQ 1b[[ =Xf 8\QNX Â&#x2018; ;Rea a\ 3NZVYf 1\YYN_ who introduced her and %#"!#"   the other city officials who were sold. Though Waters was talking a good game and had his fun at the start, it was Single level home $20 a month. Teaster who had the last Multi-level $25 a month on quarterly program. laugh. Her sales price Every other Month Service $25-$30 a month. was more than three times the $1,200 Waters Support your local small business- Call fetched. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I noticed Joe Barnes didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t bid on Larry,â&#x20AC;? Teaster said slyly. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He always likes good work429-4075 ers. I guess thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s why.â&#x20AC;? Emergency Line 654-1540 Teaster joked that the difference in the two officialsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; worth is actually greater than what was shown by the bids, though she conceded Waters might give someone a decent half-dayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s work â&#x20AC;&#x201D; if they can find him a good assistant to do most of it. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If somebody helps him heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not that bad,â&#x20AC;? Teaster explained. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s








Spiders, Fleas, Roaches?

NASHVILLE â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Two local lawmakers have become the first to win an award recognizing the General Assemblyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s champions for efforts to boost tourism across the state. State Sen. Doug Overbey, R-Maryville, and Rep. Richard M o n t g o m e r y , R-Sevierville, claimed the title Legislator of the Year from the Tennessee Hospitality Association, which represents the interests of the tourism industry. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a designation the men say theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re honored by and local business leaders say thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no doubt they deserve. This is the first year the association has given the award and the groupâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s spokesperson Leigh Lindsey says the men who represent Sevier County in the Legislature were a natural choice. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Overbey and Montgomery were chosen to receive the award because of their tireless advocacy on behalf of the stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hospitality industry in 2010 and their efforts to ensure the Department of Tourism received adequate funding,â&#x20AC;? Lindsey says. The two men have been given credit for spearheading, after some outcry from local officials, an effort to save money in the state tourism officeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s advertising budget. The money, which pays for cooperative advertising programs, came under fire during the recent tumultuous budget discussions in Nashville,

â&#x20AC;&#x153;These two legislators have been great friends to the hospitality industry, and to hotel and restaurant employees across the state. Keeping tourists coming to Tennessee and ensuring that the Department of Tourism is well-funded are extremely important. Their efforts help keep the doors open at restaurants and hotels across the state, and area critical to Tennesseans and to our stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s economy.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Tennessee Hospitality Association CEO Greg Adkins

as some suggested it be removed to cut expenses. It was eventually restored. While theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re being recognized now for their efforts, Sevierville Chamber of Commerce Director Brenda McCroskey says the two men have always been strong advocates for the countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s top economic engine. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They both have been very strong friends of the tourism industry,â&#x20AC;? McCroskey says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They have supported their tourism partners every time theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve asked for any kind of assistance.â&#x20AC;? Tennessee Hospitality Association CEO Greg Adkins echoes McCroskeyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s praise for the men while pointing out the importance of the tourism industry, which is the second largest business across the state. â&#x20AC;&#x153;These two legislators have been great friends to the hospitality industry, and to hotel and restaurant employees across the state,â&#x20AC;? Adkins says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Keeping tourists coming to Tennessee and ensuring that the Department of Tourism is well-funded are extremely important. Their efforts help keep the doors open at restau-

rants and hotels across the state, and area critical to Tennesseans and to our stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s economy.â&#x20AC;? Overbey says he and Montgomery both understand the importance the industry does have, pointing out theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re well aware continuing to bring tourists to Tennessee is crucial for Sevier County. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tennesseeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Tourism generated a $14.4 billion economic impact to the stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s economy,â&#x20AC;? Overbey says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This translates into 184,700 jobs for Tennesseans in the stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tourism industry. It is imperative that our stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s public policy protects and promotes growth of this industry that is such a vital part of our economy.â&#x20AC;? Montgomery agreed while vowing the two men will continue to work to promote the state and the area they represent as prime destinations. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tourism is a major economic driver for our area,â&#x20AC;? Montgomery says. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is an honor to work with and help those in the hospitality industry, both in Sevier County and at the state level, which has a positive impact on all citizens in our communities.â&#x20AC;?

Local ◆ A3

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 ◆ The Mountain Press

community calendar Editor’s Note: The community calendar is printed as space permits. Items must be submitted at least five days in advance. Only noncommercial, public events held in Sevier County will be considered. To place an item phone 428-0748, ext. 214, or e-mail to editor@themountainpress. com. Items may be faxed to 453-4913.

wednesday, oct. 20 Alzheimer’s Benefit

Citizens National Bank hosting Christmas Shopping Bazaar to benefit Alzheimer’s Association from 3-6 p.m., next to CNB’s main office at 130 W. Bruce. Event includes gift-wrapping. 429-7907.

Women’s Bible Study

Garlands of Grace women’s Bible study: n 10 a.m. Sugar Tree Road, Wears Valley. 4284932, n 9 a.m. Wellington Place. 429-5131

thursday, oct. 21 Arthritis Exercise

Arthritis exercise classes 9:30-10:30 a.m. Extension office, Mondays and Thursdays in October. 4533695.

Relay Yard Sale

BankEast Relay For Life team holding multi-family yard sale starting at 8:30 a.m. today, Friday and Saturday, 1120 Vista Drive, Seiverville (turn at Weigels on Parkway and follow signs). Rain or shine.

Parkway Church of God in Sevierville. 755-9517 or 429-3150.

AARP Driving Classes

AARP driver safety classes noon-4 p.m. today and Friday, Senior Center.

Democrats Yard Sale

Sevier County Democratic Party yard sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday, 1655 Rivergate Drive, Sevierville.

APPL Theater

Anna Porter Public Library showing film “Date Night” (PG-13), 6 p.m. Free. 436-5588.

Caton’s Chapel

Caton’s Chapel Community Club dinner 5:30 p.m., auction 7 p.m. $5 adults, $3 age 12 and under. Proceeds benefit school improvement.

Friday, oct. 22 Relay Yard Sale

BankEast Relay For Life team holding multifamily yard sale starting at 8:30 a.m. today and Saturday, 1120 Vista Drive, Seiverville (turn at Weigels on Parkway and follow signs). Rain or shine.

Alzheimer’s Fundraiser Alzheimer’s Fundraiser 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today and Saturday, MountainBrook Village, 700 Markhill Drive Sevierville. Crafts, food and fun outside, rain or shine.

Kid’s Night Out

Kid’s Night Out 6-10 p.m. Pigeon Forge Community Center. Includes bowling, Evening With Arts Sevier County High School swimming, pizza party and movie. $10 for PFCC Fine Arts Department members, $15 for nonpresents “Evening with members. 429-7373. the Arts” variety show, 7 p.m. $5 adults, $2 stuNew Pastor dents, 6 and under free. Solid Rock Missionary Proceeds go to the Fine Baptist Church in the Arts Department. Jones Cove Community to ordain its new pasCelebrate Recovery Celebrate Recovery free tor, Levator Sizemore, meal 5 p.m., meeting starts at 7 p.m. Singing by The at 6 p.m. Kodak United Camerons. 774-2871 or Methodist Church. Visit 908-3172. or 933-5996.

DAR Meeting

Great Smokies Chapter DAR meets 10:30 a.m. at home of Julia Mitchell, 417 Alderman Road. Mitchell to present musical program.


American Business Women’s Association meets at Holiday Inn Pigeon Forge. Networking 6 p.m. followed by a buffet dinner for $13. Lori Brandel at lori.brandel@ or call 3234642.

Women’s Bible Study

Garlands of Grace women’s Bible study: n 10 a.m. UMC Pigeon Forge n 2 p.m. Blue Mountain Mist B&B, Pullen Road n 6:30 p.m. Sevierville UMC, Conference Room 8504685.

SCHS presents ‘Evening With the Arts’

saturday, oct. 23

Blowing Cave Church

Blowing Cave Baptist Church auction benefit. Hamburgers/hot dogs 11 a.m-1:30 p.m.; auction 2-5 p.m. Blowing Cave Road off Highway 411.

By ELLEN BROWN Staff Writer SEVIERVILLE — The Sevier County High School Fine Arts Department will present its annual “Evening With the Arts,” a variety show featuring students singing, dancing, acting and performing with instruments, at 7 p.m. Thursday in the SCHS Theater. “Over 35 acts auditioned, and we narrowed it down to 18,” said Nathan Rhea, choral director. “There are 35 students performing, and we have more than 15 students who are involved in tech (behind the scenes).” The production was the idea of former SCHS English and drama teacher Sheley Rose, who wanted to bring the


TOPS weight loss chapter meets at 6 p.m.,

who are also members of the band Acitya; and a monologue, “Living on the Edge,” delivered by senior Ainsley Ford. “It’s wonderful to see her progression as an actress,” Rhea said of Ainsley, who attended Northview Middle School when he had worked there. “She played Lucy in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ when she was in the seventh grade.” Although the show has required a lot of rehearsal in a short amount of time — auditions were held on Oct. 4 — it’s all been worth it, said junior Sara Oldford, who sings “True Colors” in the production with a small ensemble. “We do this because we like to perform,” she said. It’s no surprise that Oldford, along with sev-

eral other of the students, are huge fans of the sitcom “Glee,” which showcases high school singers and dancers. “Oh my gosh, I love that show!” she said with a grin. “Don’t even get me started on that.” A reception will be held after Thursday’s performance in the school’s library, where artwork by students will featured. Along with Rhea, “Evening With the Arts” sponsors include drama teacher Deborah Webb Parkhurst and art teacher Mary Ann Helton. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students. Children under age 6 are admitted free. All proceeds go to the SCHS Fine Arts Department. n

arrests Editor’s Note: The following information was taken from the intake reports at the Sevier County Jail. All people listed within this report are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

forgery and burglary. He was being held. u Jessica Nicole McMahan, 26, of 1305 Park Road 2 in Sevierville, was charged Oct. 18 with resisting arrest. She was being held in lieu of $10,000 bond. u Robert L. Messer, 41, u Stephanie Ann Arwood, of 104 Ski Mountain Road 25, of 1305 Park Road 1 in in Gatlinburg, was charged Oct. 19 with contempt of Sevierville, was charged court. He was being held. Oct. 18 with violation of u Douglas Shey probation. She was being Needham, 19, of held. Dandridge, was charged u Jose Luis Mateo Oct. 18 with violation Fernandez, 22, of of probation. He was Jefferson City, Tenn., released. was charged Oct. 19 u John Keegan with a misdemeanor Proffitt, 25, of 2041 Big warrant from general Chief Skyway Drive in sessions court. He was Sevierville, was charged being held. Oct. 18 with assault. He u Herb Fredrick Grimm, was released on $1,500 40, of 1306 Hodges Farm bond. Way in Sevierville, was u Jacob Isaac Reed, charged Oct. 18 with pub24, of 711 Burden Hill lic intoxication. He was Road in Sevierville, was released on $500 bond. u Francis Padilla Lozona, charged Oct. 18 with 41, of 3105 Clintwood Way theft of property. He was released on $500 bond. #85 in Pigeon Forge, was charged Oct. 18 with traffic violations, driving on a suspended license and financial responsibility law. He was released on $500 bond. u Jarred Chace McCall, 32, of Maryville, was charged Oct. 18 with theft of property,

CHILDREN’S CONSIGNMENT EVENT Oct 22nd-23rd from 9am-8pm 1/2 price sale on Oct 23rd from 4pm-8pm at Sevier County Fair Grounds

Hot Meals

Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministries provides hot meals 5:30-6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Sevierville and Kodak United Methodist Church in Kodak.

same kind of recognition to the fine arts department that the school’s athletics receiveSs. The young performers gave their fellow SCHS students a sneak peek at the production with several shows earlier this week during school. “It’s very much a variety show,” Rhea said. “After I looked at the program and saw how contemporary everything was, I thought the student body would enjoy it. One of the teachers commented that she was blown away by the talent.” Production numbers include a rap song (Lil’ Wayne’s “Lollipop”) turned into a piano solo by Daniel Beagan; “The Unfailing Love,” a song written and performed by Caleb Pierce, Ali Bracey and Michael Guerra,

We will be collecting toys for Toys for Tots and anyone who brings a unopened toy for them can get in at 8 am on Friday.


u Donna H. Santora, 36, of 924 Mt. Berry Drive in Sevierville, was charged Oct. 19 with aggravated assault. He was being held in lieu of $1,800 bond. u Jeffrey Scott Shaffer, 36, of Morristown, was charged Oct. 19 with violation of probation. He was being held. u Jonathan David Stevens, 21, of Kimberlin Heights, Tenn., was charged Oct. 18 with violation of probation. He

was being held. u Neil Wayne Warmack, 19, of 388 Hattie Branch Road in Sevierville, was charged Oct. 19 with a misdemeanor warrant from general sessions court and violation of probation. He was being held. u June Ann Wascher, 39, of Eclectic, Ala., was charged Oct. 19 with DUI and violation of implied consent law. She was released on $2,000 bond.

A4 â&#x2014;&#x2020; Local

The Mountain Press â&#x2014;&#x2020; Wednesday, October 20, 2010



3From Page A1

In Memoriam

Thelma Marie Wayland Thelma Marie Wayland age 88 of Sevierville, TN. went home to be with the Lord on October 18, 2010 at Pigeon Forge Care and Rehabilitation Center. Thelma was preceded in death by her husband, William Dewey (Bill) Wayland; parents, Samuel H. and Mary Leffew Ferry. Survivors include brother-in-law, Harvey Wayland of Sevierville; sister-in-law, Mary Dell Schultz of Athens, TN.; nephews, Jimmy Wayland, Joe Larry and Eddie Schultz; niece, Kay Haskett; step-niece, Mert Calbough. Friends and family will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 21, 2010 at Murphyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Chapel Cemetery for a graveside service. Friends may call at their convenience Wednesday, October 20, 2010 from 1-5 p.m. at Rawlings Funeral Home in Sevierville. n

In Memoriam

Matthew Donald Myrick Matthew Donald Myrick, age 25, of Seymour, passed away Sunday, October 17, 2010. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Clara Myrick and James and Fannie Westbrook. Survivors: parents, Don and Margret Myrick; brother, Jonathan Kyle Myrick and wife Mitzi; nephew, Keegan Chesnutt; aunt, Margie Thornton; cousins, Christopher, Wesley, and Zachary Thornton; girlfriend, Sarah Vaughn; very special friend, Mike Salyers; pallbearers, Mike Salyers, Bill Brown, Eddie Householder, Johnny Dykes, Butch Steele, Eddie Catlett and Chris Free. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to benefit the family. Funeral service 7 p.m. Wednesday in Atchleyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Seymour Chapel with Dr. William Boyd Bingham, III and Rev. Terry Parton officiating. Family and friends will meet 2 p.m. Thursday at Knob Creek Cemetery for graveside service and interment with Rev. W.A. Galyon officiating. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Atchley Funeral Home Seymour, 122 Peacock Court, Seymour, TN 37865. (865) 577-2807. n

Jim Knight Jim Knight, 91 of Seymour, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010. Known by the nickname â&#x20AC;&#x153;Midnight,â&#x20AC;? he was a longtime employee of ALCOA and a deacon at Knob Creek Baptist Church. Survivors: wife of 65 years, Ramah Burchell Knight; children, Irene Baldwin and husband J.R., Edward Knight; grandchildren, Randy Baldwin, Greg Baldwin and wife Amanda, Sandy Headrick and husband Wayne, Lee Knight, Ed Knight and wife Sarah; five great-grandchildren; special friend, Janie Barker. Memorials may be made to Big South Fork National River and Recreational Area, 4564 Leatherwood Road, Oneida, TN 37841. Please designate your contribution to the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Jim Knight Fund.â&#x20AC;? The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Wednesday with a funeral service beginning at 7 p.m. officiated by the Rev. W. A. Galyon in the Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. Interment 11 a.m. Thursday in Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens. n

Brenda Alice Conner Brenda Alice Conner, 26 of Townsend, died Monday, Oct. 18, 2010. Survivors: son William Hillard; father Gary Conner and wife Maxine; mother, Anna Mae Conner. Family and friends will meet 11 a.m. Thursday at Mattox Cemetery for graveside service and interment. The Rev. Eddie Sawyer will officiate. Friends may extend condolences to the family at Wears Valley United Methodist Church following the graveside service. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. n


3From Page A1

the pipe was broken when it was turned off. By 4 p.m. work to replace that part was nearing its conclusion and Miller said he expected service to be restarted by about 5 p.m. While the incident was a hassle for the city officials and staffers, it likely was a joy to a lot of students at the two schools, who were dismissed at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. According to state law, children must be sent home if there is no water to flush the toilets or provide drinks. Pigeon Forge Middle School Principal Scott Hensley said he learned something was wrong


concrete step in front of the warehouse where boxes are piled in stacks taller than a man and filled with items that tell the sad story of the demise of the long-awaited development. Though he asked for the bidding to start at $50,000, insisting there was a reserve on the items and he could not take less than the lien against them, no one moved. Rennie quickly brought the price down in $10,000 increments, eventually giving up when no one offered a bid and declaring the auction dead. However, one man who would identify himself only as Al and said he was bidding on behalf of A&S Wholesale, said he would be willing to give $10,000 for the whole lot. Rennie was discouraged but took the offer, asking the couple if they would get into the fray. When they offered $10,500, Al pushed his bid up to $11,000, which ended up being as far as the price would go. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I had hopes of at least getting half of what Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m owed,â&#x20AC;? Rennie Sr. said after the sale. â&#x20AC;&#x153;That guy got a real deal. He can take it to flea markets and make hundreds of thousands of dollars profit on it for what he paid.â&#x20AC;? Al, who said he lives in Dandridge, has no plans to offer the items for sale himself. Instead, he said the company he was representing hopes to turn the merchandise around and sell it at a hefty profit to someone else who can retail it. Perhaps the items will end up in local gift shops, he suggested, though heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not sure the Belle Island branded materials will sell. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m astounded I got it for that,â&#x20AC;? Al said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;A couple of boxes of that NASCAR stuff are worth that. He must have really wanted rid of it.â&#x20AC;? Among the items were ones bearing the logo of the Darrel Waltrip Racing Experience, which was slated to go into Belle Island when people started noticing something strange just down from the school. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We had a creek running down the road,â&#x20AC;? Hensley said. The leak didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t affect service at the middle school at first, though water was cut off there shortly after the leak was discovered. Students were served lunch and made it past the 11:30 a.m. cut-off for the time in class to count as a full day. While they got a break Tuesday, Miller said they should expect to have to spend the full time in school today. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get another day out unless something else happens,â&#x20AC;? he joked. n



River Country Apartments /LD.EWPORT(WY 3EVIERVILLE 4.  

Chapter 7 ,

BANKRUPTCY , Chapter 13












(865)428-4794 428-5263 (865)

320 Wears Valley Road Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Catherine B. Sandifer, Esq. Catherine B. Sandifer, Attorney in Tennessee & Florida admitted admitted in Tennessee & Florida

â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy under the Bankruptcy Codeâ&#x20AC;?

Dr. Weckesserâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s



#OMEBYFORALLYOUR WINESPIRITNEEDS -/. 4(523 !- 0&2) 3!4 !- 0-


s0!).-!.!'%-%.4 s342%33-!.!'%-%.4 s15!,)49/&,)&%#!2%


Mon-Fri 9am-5pm (Closed 12-1 for lunch) 215 Forks of the River Pkwy INTHE+ -ART3HOPPING#ENTER s3EVIERVILLE

Curt Habraken/The Mountain Press

Clyde Rennie Jr. tries to keep the only two bidders bidding while his father Clyde Sr. looks on. before it went bankrupt in early 2009. Rennie becomes angry as he recalls his experience with Belle Island, saying Bilbo â&#x20AC;&#x153;jerked (him) alongâ&#x20AC;? for years with promises that everything was going to be fine with the development. Even as Belle Island descended into bankruptcy, he said Bilbo continued to answer his calls and assure him that the move would allow the project to restructure and come out in better shape. When that didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t happen, Rennie said Bilbo continued to entice him with promises of payment from the bankruptcy trustee and vowed the money would be handed over in full if an effort earlier this year to claim state-backed bond money to finish the project came through. When it didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t, Bilbo stopped answering his phone, Rennie said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He told us if this last thing with the state didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t work out, it was over. He told us it would work for Belle Island

anymore,â&#x20AC;? Rennie said. Though there have been rumors there are new investors, even some with ties to Bilbo, looking at the 17-acre island in the middle of the Little Pigeon River, Rennie dismisses those. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If somebody is looking to buy it or if (Bilbo) is trying to get it going again, why didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t they show up here and outbid the guy?â&#x20AC;? Rennie asked. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Why didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t they try to keep their stuff?â&#x20AC;? While Rennie is angry enough about the way heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been led on by Bilbo, he became furious when he

talked about the way some of the contractors who worked on the project have suffered after they put in work and materials that were never paid for. He recalled how one man he knows of lost his house through the incident and of companies carrying as much as $2 million debt from Belle Island. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It ought to be a crime what heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s done,â&#x20AC;? Rennie said of Bilbo. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There a lot of people who were hurt by this guy. A bunch of guys lost their houses and everything.â&#x20AC;? n




Carports starting $595


40 MODELS ON LOT 865-428-4450 865-548-7712

Local ◆ A5

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 ◆ The Mountain Press

commissioner 3From Page A1

fund things officials have cut out of the budgets in recent years through the recession. He joins Pigeon Forge City Commissioner Randal Robinson, who last week expressed similar worries that the $200,000 the city has been asked to give may not be the best use of its limited resources now. Both men insist they have nothing against the school and would have no qualms with making the requested gift in different economic times. However, with recent budget years trending on the tight side, they have suggested their respective government bodies should consider keeping the funds for their own uses. As he did at the Pigeon Forge City Commission’s last session, Walters State President Emeritus Jack Campbell presented the request to the county leaders during its session Monday evening. He told them the school could get $8 million out of an $84 million pot established by state leaders for capital projects at community college campuses. If the local school is picked to receive the money, it would represent the first time the state has invested in the campus here. However, the application for the money must show that the college either has a 15 percent match for the money on hand or has promises that it will get it if the grant is awarded. “Why the state decided to do that at this time with the economy the way it is I don’t know,” Campbell told the group. “I think we’d be missing a great opportunity by not getting this building.” Hurst first questioned County Mayor Larry Waters, asking him where the money will come from. Waters explained the county didn’t budget for an increase in tax revenues this year but has seen one, with the potential for half of the $400,000 the county has been asked to contribute coming from that source. The other $200,000 would be paid next year and could be built into the 2011-12 budget. Still, Hurst had concerns.

“I think it’s a good thing, don’t get me wrong,” Hurst insisted. “But we haven’t given a raise to any county employee in the last two years and their health insurance premiums went up in that time. This is taxpayer money we’re looking to give to a non-profit group and, while I think it’s a great cause, I just think we need to tell the county employees who do a great job that we appreciate it.” Though he himself is a county employee as a deputy for the Sheriff’s Department, Hurst maintained his push isn’t an effort to line his own pockets. “This isn’t about me. I don’t care about me,” Hurst said after the meeting. “I have county employees who are out there in my district who are just hand-to-mouth. They don’t know how they’re going to make it. That’s not fair.” Hurst proposed an amendment to the motion to approve the allocation to the school that would have called for a bond issue to allow for a 2 percent raise for each county employee. “Everybody who came to this commission at budget time with their requests was told to ‘hold the line’ on spending,” Hurst said. “Now, we’re talking about giving away $400,000 when we can’t give the county employees a raise.” Waters battled back, pointing out the money the college is asking for wouldn’t be enough to pay for raises for the workers, especially spread out over two years. Hurst said that’s why he made the motion that a bond package be sold to cover the cost of the raises. His effort died when none of the other commissioners would back it up, though. In the end, the motion to give the school the money passed with Hurst’s the only vote against it. After the meeting, Hurst said he wouldn’t comment on whether he thinks others on the board might have felt constrained to vote for the matter, worrying it could hurt them politically to be seen as opposing the college. “I can’t speak for them,” Hurst said. “I speak for me and the people in my district. I speak for what those people have told me.”


3From Page A1

The board met for the first time since deciding in August to remain in Gatlinburg instead of relocating to Greeneville. Willard announced his decision to resign on Monday. He says he plans to pursue his interests as an advocate for art. He’s not leaving right away, but he underwent shoulder surgery on Tuesday and was not available to talk about it. “It has been said that there is a good time to know when to start, and a good time in which to leave,” Willard said in prepared remarks. “I have enjoyed my work at Arrowmont immensely and it is hard to say goodbye, but I know that the time has come for me to allow a new leader to work on writing the next chapter of this great institu-

construction 3From Page A1

To get the $8 million, the college needs to come up with $1.2 million. Former president Jack Campbell has asked the cities of Sevierville, Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge for $200,000 each, the County Commission for $400,000 and private donors for $200,000. “This is a unique and unprecedented opportunity to apply for state dollars that will be used to benefit the citizens of Sevier County,” President McCamey said. The cities of Sevierville and Pigeon Forge have committed their share, as has the County Commission. The Gatlinburg City Commission takes it up next week. The requests have come in October with an Oct. 30 deadline. Local governments are facing budget challenges and have had to cut or level-fund much of their operations. Some offi-

tion,” The Board of Governors’ focus during the three-day meeting was to plan the steps needed to ensure a successful future, including fundraising, staffing needs, partnerships with area schools and community organizations, and board structure. Arrowmont will become independent of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women in the coming months and years. Wolpert, a longtime board member, says he’s ready to lead the board as president. “In recent months, it has become even more evident that, like the national park, Arrowmont is important to this area in both history and in forging a positive future for this region,” he said. “Now, the local community, myself included, has the opportunity to celebrate the school and make it successful together. It is a positive time for Arrowmont and

Gatlinburg, and I look forward to the collaboration which will bring new energy, engage our children, and celebrate our national reputation as a world-class arts and crafts school.” The new board members include: n Ogle, a Sevier County businessman who has been a driving force in Friends of the Smokies and other area fundraising efforts n Coykendall, who operates the Hilton Garden Inn and the Hampton Inn in Gatlinburg, and is the current president of the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce n Foster, an artist and a founding member and past president of the American Association of Woodturners who has served as an Arrowmont instructor for several years n Johnson, who heads the Department of Art at Tennessee State University in Nashville

Willard has served as executive director since 2001. During his tenure, the school worked with the University of Tennessee to make an online archive of the school’s history. He initiated the archival listing and photography of the school’s permanent collection and worked with staff to bring more technology to Arrowmont. He said he will work in the coming weeks to ensure a smooth transition to new leadership. “We owe David a tremendous amount of appreciation for his commitment to and accomplishments at Arrowmont,” said Wolpert. “We wish him the very best in his future endeavors.” Wolpert said the board looks forward to working with community officials “to build upon this positive momentum.”

cials question the wisdom of committing so much money to a project when there are needs within their own operations. Walters State faced a deadline not of its making. The Tennessee Board of Regents didn’t set up criteria for how colleges could go after the money until late September, Walters State spokesman J.B. Pectol said. The board will meet Dec. 2 to decide who gets the money. McCamey said the fourth building, if approved, would provide “much-needed space” for two health care programs it has not been able to offer on the Sevier County campus because it didn’t have room. “By moving all allied health programs, such as nursing, surgical technician and respiratory care, into a new building, space would become available in the existing buildings to expand student support services and non-credit workforce training programs,” he said.

In his presentation to the Pigeon Forge City Commission last week, former president Campbell indicated there have been no firm decisions on what would go into a new building. Among the possibilities discussed were expanding the library, adding computers, constructing labs and building a large lecture hall. McCamey made clear on Tuesday what would go in the building. Programs already on campus such as culinary arts and professional entertainment were created to meet Sevier County needs, McCamey said. A second wave of stimulus money freed up $120 million that had been designated for TennCare. The Legislature set aside 30 percent of the money for Tennessee Technology Centers and made the rest available to fund major construction projects at the state’s 13 community colleges. The colleges have to raise 15

percent of the money for their new building projects. Walters State plans to send in three applications: the one for the Sevierville campus, and renovation projects for the Morristown and Tazewell campuses. The applications have to show need and growth projections. When the Sevierville campus opened in 2000 there were around 600 students. Now there are 1,900. Pectol said the college projects a threeyear growth spurt of about 38 percent. The state is basing annual community college funding in part on their ability to keep students. They are being asked to improve their student retention rates — in other words, produce more graduates. That involves a lot of student services, Pectol said, such as counseling, tutoring and job placement. That means a need for more space.


We’re Back! Mike & Melissa Chambers would like to let you know

K?<:?8D9<IJ D8IB<K;<C@ @J98:B 2720 Newport Hwy. Sevierville 428-5858



Call for Space!

SEVIER COUNTY SENIOR CENTER 1220 West Main Street Sevierville 453-8080, Ext. 107

e-mail mon-fri 7am -5pm sat -7am-12pm



A6 ◆

The Mountain Press ◆ Wednesday, October 20, 2010

sunrise in the smokies


Lifestar called to wreck scene

Lifestar was called Tuesday to the scene of a wreck involving a motorcycle and an automobile. The wreck happened at about 6 p.m., officials said. Two people on the motorcycle sustained unknown injuries; at least one was believed to be serious. No further information was available Tuesday evening.



Shopping bazaar to benefit group

A holiday shopping bazaar to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association will be from 3-6 p.m. today on the second floor of Citizens National Bank’s Courthouse Plaza. There will be a variety of gifts in different price ranges, as well as hors d’oeuvres and complimentary gift wrapping. For more information, contact Melissa Huffman at 429-7907.



Early voting now under way

Early voting for the Nov. 2 election will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 28 at the Voting Machine Warehouse on Dolly Parton Parkway. In Seymour, ballots can be cast at the public library on West Macon Lane from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 23.



DAR program to feature Mitchell

The Great Smokies Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will meet at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the home of Julia Mitchell, 417 Alderman Road. Mitchell will present a program titled “Musical Memories.” For more information about DAR, visit www., then click on the Chapters section and then on the Appalachian District. For information about Great Smokies chapter visit or contact Sandra Pinkoski at 774-7768 or e-mail to



‘Maafa 21’ to be shown Sunday “Maafa 21,” a film about Planned Parenthood produced by Life Dynamics Inc., will be shown at 6 p.m. Sunday at Parkway Church of God, located near Belk in Sevierville. The free showing is being done in cooperation with Sevier County Right To Life. For more information or directions, call Ursula Beckmann at 908-2689 or Patti Gallo-Bryant at 323-3203.


top state news

Lottery Numbers

Post office attackers still on the loose HENNING (AP) — Investigators searched Tuesday for the men who gunned down two workers at a rural post office that doubles as a community center in this small town, where the local gas station that sells fried chicken also is its most popular eatery. Yellow crime-scene tape roped off the onestory brick post office, and two large police command posts were set up outside one day after the violence that shocked Henning, about 45 miles

northeast of Memphis. Outside, the flag had been lowered to half-staff Tuesday. No arrests have been made, and authorities haven’t determined a motive. Mike Dunavant, the Lauderdale County District Attorney, gave no new information as he talked to a reporter Tuesday morning. On Monday, he acknowledged the suspect or suspects were armed and dangerous and said the killings were done with “disturbing violence.” Killed were Judy Spray,



Authorities say a law officer responding to a 911 hang-up call has fatally shot a man who attacked him. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Kristin Helm says 29-year-old Scotty Joe Morton of McMinnville grappled with a Warren County Sheriff’s deputy, injuring the officer who then shot and killed him.

tance, was accustomed to seeing Robinson’s smile when she went to the post office to buy stamps. Another local woman said she knew Spray, describing her as being “nice as can be” when she delivered the mail. “When we were outside, she would wave and smile at us,” Wendy Willis said. Spray and Robinson were the only ones in the post office during the shooting, said Yulanda Burns, a spokeswoman for the U.S. postal inspection service.

Today's Forecast

City/Region High | Low temps

Forecast for Wednesday, Oct. 20


Chicago 65° | 47°

Washington 63° | 49°

High: 69° Low: 38° Memphis 76° | 52°


Chance of rain

Raleigh 67° | 52°


Atlanta 76° | 56° High: 73° Low: 38° ■ Friday

New Orleans 81° | 65°


High: 68° Low: 37°

Midday: 0-6-1-2 09 Evening: 2-3-3-2 10

Monday, Oct. 18, 2010

This day in history Today is Wednesday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2010. There are 72 days left in the year. n

© 2010

■ Air Quality Forecast: Primary Pollutant: Particles

Showers Rain T-storms Flurries Snow


Cautionary Health Message: No health impacts are expected in this range.

Sunny Pt. Cloudy Cloudy Weather Underground • AP

nation quote roundup “We are looking at all the possibilities. What we have is an isolated incident, so far.” — Steven E. Calvery, director of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, after random shots were fired at U.S. Defense Department headquarters early Tuesday

“We’re certainly concerned. The fundamentally old way of wrapping up and tackling seems to have faded away. A lot of the increase is from hits to blow guys up. That has become a more popular way of doing it. ... We’re going to have to look into talking to our coaches.” — NFL Vice President of Football Operations Ray Anderson after the league announced it would immediately begin suspending players for dangerous and flagrant hits that violate rules

“I just couldn’t believe it, not in this town. It’s too quiet.” — Henning, Tenn., resident Emmitt Hennings, a 71-yearold retiree, after two postal workers were gunned down Monday

How to Subscribe Just mail this coupon in with your payment to: The Mountain Press P.O. Box 4810 Sevierville, TN 37864-4810 0r Phone 428-0746 ext. 231 Ask about Easy Pay. . 55 or older? Call for your special rates In County Home Delivery Rates 4 weeks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 11.60

13 weeks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 37.70 26 weeks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 74.10 52 weeks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 145.60

Name: _________________________ Address: _______________________ City: _______________St: ____ Zip: ____ Phone: ________________________

The Mountain Press


Locally a year ago:

The Dumplin Creek project is asking for $8.5 million from the city to build the main road into the retail and entertainment complex along I-40 near Exit 407, said developer John Turley. Work stopped due to the downturn in the economy and although Wal-Mart planned to build a supercenter at the site, it has not closed on the deal. Today’s highlight:

On this date:

In 1968, former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy married Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis.

Miami 85° | 67°

Douglas: 970.4 D0.3

(ISSN 0894-2218) Copyright 2008 The Mountain Press. All Rights Reserved. All property belongs to The Mountain Press and no part may be reproduced without prior written consent. Published daily by The Mountain Press. P.O. Box 4810, Sevierville, TN, 37864, 119 River Bend Dr., Sevierville, TN 37876. Periodical Postage paid at Sevierville, TN.

Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010


■ Lake Stages:

Publisher: Jana Thomasson Editor: Stan Voit Production Director: Tom McCarter Advertising Director: Joi Whaley Business Manager: Mary Owenby Circulation Distribution Manager: Will Sing

13 14

On Oct. 20, 1973, in the so-called “Saturday Night Massacre,” special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox was dismissed and Attorney General Elliot L. Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William B. Ruckelshaus resigned.



Midday: 1-5-7 Evening: 2-6-6


■ Thursday

Mountains: Good Valley: Good

Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010

23-24-29-30-35 2


Deputy shoots, kills attacker

58, a rural carrier associate, and Paula Robinson, 33, a retail clerk. Their bodies were removed from the post office and sent to a medical examiner late Monday for autopsies. They were well-known to residents who often come to pick up their mail at the post office, which sits between a selfservice car wash and a coin-operated laundry called “Mom’s” in this western Tennessee town of about 1,200 people. Ella Holloway, who lives within walking dis-

“A UT-TPA Prize Winning Newspaper”

How to Reach Us:

Carrier Delivery (Where Available): $11.60 Phone: (865) 428-0746 per 4 weeks Fax: (865) 453-4913 In-County Mail: $13.08 per 4 weeks P.O. Box 4810, Out-of-County Mail: $19.60 per 4 weeks Sevierville, TN 37864 Postmaster: Send address changes to The Mountain Press, P.O. Box 4810, Sevierville, TN Departments: 37864 News: Ext. 214; e-mail: editor@themountainpress. com Office Hours: Sports: Ext. 210; e-mail: mpsports@themountain8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekdays Located at 119 Riverbend Dr., Sevierville, TN Classifieds: Ext. 201 & 221 37876 Commercial Printing: Ext. 229


Ten years ago:

An Israeli-Palestinian truce brokered by President Bill Clinton collapsed in a hail of gunfire, with Israeli troops killing nine Palestinians and wounding dozens more. n

Five years ago:

U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay turned himself in at the sheriff’s office in Travis County, Texas, where he was fingerprinted, photographed and released on $10,000 bail on conspiracy and money-laundering charges. (DeLay has yet to stand trial.) n

Thought for today:

“Cynicism is intellectual dandyism.” — George Meredith, English poet (1828-1909).

Celebrities in the news n

Tom Bosley

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Bosley, whose long acting career was highlighted by his hugely popular role as the understanding father on television’s nostalgic, top-rated 1970s comedy series “Happy Days,” died Tuesday. Bosley He was 83. Bosley died of heart failure at a hospital near his Palm Springs home. Bosley’s agent, Sheryl Abrams, said he was also battling lung cancer. TV Guide ranked Bosley’s “Happy Days” character, Howard Cunningham, at No. 9 on its list of the “50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time” in 2004. The show debuted in 1974 and ran for 11 seasons.

Mountain Views

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peacably to assemble and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” —United States Constitution, Amendment One

■ The Mountain Press ■ Page A7 ■ Wednesday, October 20, 2010


GOP not hot for disclosure Mark Hanna, a wealthy Ohio industrialist, while managing the winning presidential campaign of William McKinley put such a heavy arm on his corporate colleagues that McKinley’s campaign out-raised and outspent Democrat William Jennings Bryan by more than 10 to one. Hanna knew whereof he spoke when he concluded: “There are two things that are important in politics. The first is money, and I can’t remember what the second one is.” Extended stretches of my own youth and early middle age were spent happily, if not entirely triumphantly, working on political campaigns — which raised and spent many millions of dollars — in some 38 states and Venezuela. Raising money politically turned me into an anti-Calvinist — convinced that God gave money to the least thoughtful and least appealing of her creatures. You have no idea how degrading it can be to fake interest while being subjected to some wealthy buffoon’s nutty theory on how agnostics are conspiring to take over the world of polo or pork-belly futures. Hanna would have loved the 2010 campaign, in which — thanks to a truly bizarre ruling by the Supreme Court earlier this year — interest groups have raised and spent unlimited sums from corporations and wealthy individuals without ever disclosing who gave a million or a grand. Over the last 38 years in American politics, because of campaign reform laws we went from incomplete and very fuzzy disclosure of campaign contributions and expenditures to nearly fulldisclosure. Thanks to the John Roberts court, we are headed to a politics of no-disclosure. Just consider what is happening in Iowa’s First Congressional District (Davenport, Dubuque, Waterloo), where Democrat Bruce Braley, who received 65 percent of the vote in 2008, was favored to win a third House term. But that was before the American Future Fund, a 501(c)(4) group that can collect unlimited millions and is not required to disclose any of its donors, indicated it would spend at least $800,000 on TV and in direct-mail advertising attacking Braley’s record. And what if some of the charges the group levels against the Iowa Democrat are inaccurate and untrue? Sorry, there is no personal or institutional accountability. There is no place to register your complaints — just a mailbox at a UPS outlet. Braley is a formidable candidate, and he may well withstand the high-priced assaults from the anonymous, deep-pocketed interests. But some previously “safe” congressional incumbent will not be able to answer and rebut a million dollars in anonymous attack ads, and that, I can promise you, will have a profound impact on the U.S. Congress. The first reaction of virtually every member of Congress will be: In order to prevent this ever happening to me, I will have to raise a campaign war chest at least twice as big as this year’s. Washington will see an explosion in fundraising, which because the contributions will come from those with their own explicit agendas, will mean increased partisan polarization and further legislative gridlock. Political courage, always scarce, will be depleted. Public officials will be even more scared about confronting the special privileges and abuses of any powerful interests with the potential or inclination to write a six- or seven-figure check to a group that does not have to disclose the contribution. It’s reasonable to assume that much of the money being given to these so-called independent groups (which fund Republicans over Democrats by nine to one ) is from wealthy individuals who want to preserve their significantly reduced tax rates from the George W. Bush era and to eliminate the inheritance tax on their personal fortunes. “I think what we ought to do is we ought to have full disclosure, full disclosure of all of the money that we raise and how it is spent. And I think that sunlight is the best disinfectant.” Thus did GOP House leader John Boehner, on “ Meet the Press” in February 2007, state the then-near-unanimous Republican principle of full, immediate disclosure, which has now been abandoned in the rabid moneychase for unreported millions. — Mark Shields is a veteran political campaign manager and frequent television talk show commentator. Column distributed by Creators Syndicate. (C)2009 Mark Shields.


The right choice Karen Cotter now firmly in place as clerk, and she’ll do fine It was good to see the Sevier County Commission give unanimous approval Monday night to Karen Cotter as county clerk. She earned the job, given the unfortunate circumstances that led to the vacancy. Cotter was the chief deputy in the office, essentially the No. 2 person. When Clerk Joe Keener resigned in August amid a state audit that appeared to show discrepancies in money, Cotter first had to distance herself from Keener — which she did — and then make it known she wanted the job. She was the unanimous choice of the steering committee that interviewed three finalists, and she was the unanimous choice of the full commission on Monday night. Cotter will serve until an election in 2012. Yes, she will have an advantage being the incumbent, but she can expect to have opposition as well if she chooses to run. These days it’s not enough to simply be good at a job

that is filled by the vote of the public. You also have to be able to get elected, which means asking for votes, raising a little money and spending free time knocking on doors. All that is for another time and another year. For now there is stability once again in the county clerk’s office. That may explain the applause and tears after the vote Monday night. Cotter’s appointment got a standing ovation, as it deserved. She has the full support of the staff and, by extension, the public. “I’m relieved,” Cotter said after the vote. “I feel good. I’m honored and I really appreciate it.” She was nervous before the vote, not knowing for sure if she would be the choice and knowing the County Commission was not obligated to follow the recommendation of the steering committee. To its credit, the commission did just that. Cotter vowed to live up to the expec-

tations expected of her by commissioners and the citizens. “I’ll do my best to operate the office in a way that you all would expect it to be done,” Cotter said. It’s been a rough two months, since news of Keener’s problems surfaced. The audit on his office should be ready for public consumption in a shirt time, and then we may know just what he is accused of doing that led to his resignation. It’s a sad tale, but violating the public trust is a serious offense. Joe Keener’s troubles go far beyond merely leaving the job he was elected to some 18 years ago. As Keener’s fate is played out, attention will be drawn to the problems he caused in the office. That should not reflect on Cotter or the job she is doing or did do. She is owed the chance to prove herself to her staff and the public. For now, just know Sevier County is well served by Karen Cotter and her able staff.

Political view

Public forum Pigeon Forge officials illogical when it comes to wastewater plant

Editor: I attended a City of Pigeon Forge workshop last week and was disturbed by the logic being presented. Pigeon Forge officials have been told by the state that they cannot discharge any additional wastewater into the west prong of the Little Pigeon River. This river is on the State’s “impaired streams” list, in part due to the impact of Pigeon Forge’s wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). In order for the city to expand, the state requires that any additional wastewater discharge must go into the French Broad at river mile 24.6. This requires a pipeline to the French Broad that would cost $20 million. The city must also construct a new WWTP. Kenny Diehl of SSR Engineering estimates that the new plant will cost $25 million, for a total of $45 million, excluding the cost of the land. “A 50-year solution,” Diehl said at last Wednesday’s workshop. Or, we could “go green,” as Commissioner

David Wear suggests, with a $12 million wastewater sprinkler system. This also requires a new WWTP for $25 million, for a total of $37 million, excluding the cost of land. This system would pump wastewater that the state finds unacceptable for river discharge onto our playgrounds, medians and city parks, and would only gain 1 MGD. This is a temporary solution. It could be argued that the French Broad solution is more “green” than the sprinkler system because it would allow the rehabilitation of the Pigeon River so that citizens and tourists alike could swim in the waters of the Smoky Mountains again, without fear of disease. In comes the problem: The land. Two tracts are deemed suitable by city engineers. One has a price tag of around $1.3 million (Chapman Highway). The other, $13 million (River Divide). Let’s do the math: Option 1: Chapman Highway, land $1.3 million; WWTP $25 million; pipeline to river $20 million; total cost, $46.3 million (4 MGD gained)

Option 2: River Divide, land $13 million (current negotiated price); WWTP $25 million; sprinkler system $12 million; total cost $50 million (1 MGD gained) City management is leaning towards Option 2, which is paying more and getting 4 times less. How could this be? Why? Let me shed some light on the subject: Ralph Chance was mayor in 2006. His signature is on every document that created the TDZ and CBID, including the application to the state dated April 24, 2006, which included the proposed WWTP site on the River Divide tract. After leaving office, he became a real estate agent, negotiating on behalf of several properties, one being the River Divide tract. Since that time, the asking price has soared. The real estate commission could be millions. It’s as simple as this: I’d rather buy 4 Coca-Colas for 90 cents than 1 Coca-Cola for a dollar. It seems city management had rather spend more money to get less. If the city’s logic doesn’t make sense to you, please contact City Hall. Tony Lee Rast Pigeon Forge

Letters to the editor policy and how to contact us: ◆ We encourage our readers to send letters to the editor. Letters must contain no more than 500 words. No more than one letter per person will be published in a 30-day period. Letters must be neatly printed or typed and contain no libel, plagiarism or personal attacks. All letters are subject to editing for style, length and content. Statements of fact must be attributed to a source for verification. All letters must be signed and contain a phone number and address for verification purposes. No anonymous or unverified letters will be printed. No letters endorsing candidates will be considered. The Mountain Press reserves the right to refuse publication of any letter. E-MAIL LETTERS TO: or MAIL LETTERS TO: Editor, The Mountain Press, P.O. Box 4810, Sevierville, TN 37864. For questions, call (865) 428-0748, ext. 214. The Mountain Press and its publishers do not necessarily agree with the opinions expressed in letters and columns on this page.

Editorial Board:

State Legislators:

Federal Legislators:

◆ Jana Thomasson, Publisher ◆ Stan Voit, Editor ◆ Bob Mayes, Managing Editor ◆ Gail Crutchfield, Community News Editor

◆ Rep. Richard Montgomery

◆ U.S. Sen. Bob Corker

1-800-449-8366 Ext. 1-5981; 207 War Memorial Bldg., Nashville TN 37243

◆ Rep. Joe McCord

(202) 224-3344; 185 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg., B40A, Washington, D.C. 20510

◆ U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander

(202) 224-4944; S/H 302, Washington, D.C. 20510

1-800-449-8366 Ext. 1-5481; 207 War Memorial Bldg., Nashville TN 37243

◆ U.S. Rep. Phil Roe

1-800-449-8366 Ext. 10981; 320 War Memorial Bldg., Nashville TN 37243

◆ U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr.

◆ Sen. Doug Overbey

(202) 225-6356; 419 Cannon House Office, Washington, D.C. 20515 (202) 225-5435; 2267 Rayburn Office Bldg., Washington, D.C. 20515


Visit: The Mountain View/Purchase Sports & News Photos

■ The Mountain Press ■ A8 ■ Wednesday, October 20, 2010


Instant classic: Forge tops G-P in shootout Lady Tigers are headed to 3A/AA title game By COBEY HITCHCOCK Sports Writer

Cobey Hitchcock/The Mountain Press

Pigeon Forge’s Sydney Brown (24), front, boxes out G-P’s Makenzie Thomas and heads the ball downfield Tuesday night at Gatlinburg.

GATLINBURG — In a shocker, the GatlinburgPittman Lady Highlanders soccer team saw their season come to a close when their district and county arch rival Pigeon Forge Lady Tigers came to town and dealt the Blue and Gold an unexpected shootout loss in the second round of the District 3A/ AA Tournament on Tuesday night. The Lady Highlanders dominated the regular-season meeting between the squads, 4-0, and outshot the visiting Orange-and-Black team by a wide margin on Tuesday night. But the result was a 3-1 shootout loss for the favored home team after the game went through four overtime periods still tied 0-0. Pigeon Forge goal keeper Sunni McAllister was the deciding factor in the con-

Cobey Hitchcock/The Mountain Press

G-P’s Haley Hooker (3), left, drives past Pigeon Forge’s Mindy Brackins (22) during Tuesday night’s second-round district tourney contest in Gatlinburg. test. “She played unbelievable, my goalkeeper played a remarkable game,” said Pigeon Forge coach Billy Moseley, following the win. “She played two sports, played golf and went to the state tournament, and she’s only been playing with us when she had time. And she came through with colors today and did an awesome job.” The three shootout goals

for Pigeon Forge were hit by Kelsey Brooks, Lydia Cantrell and Autumn Wilkinson. G-P’s lone shootout goal was scored by Katie Garrett. Pigeon Forge will travel to regular-season district champs Berean Christian for a 5 p.m. championship match on Thursday. Look for more about Pigeon Forge soccer in Thursday’s edition of The Mountain Press.



Bearettes blast foe S-D 4-0 to earn title shot

411 to host O’Reilly National Steelhead Championship

By JASON DAVIS Sports Editor SEVIERVILLE — Thursday night the Sevier County Bearettes soccer team will do something they’ve never done before. They’ll compete for a district championship. Tuesday night the squad topped the South-Doyle Cherokees 4-0 in the IMAC semifinals and Frank Lorino Park in Morristown. “The girls played really well, intensity was there, focus was there, and we were better in all phases,” second-year Sevier County head coach Bobby Norwood said following the big shutout. Now the Bearettes early-season woes seem a thing fo the past, as the team’s playing its best soccer of the season. “It’s a huge thing to have faced the adversity we faced with the quality opponents we faced earlier in the season,” the coach said. “It’s been one heck of a roller-coaster. “The (girls) are fighting for each other right now and pulling for each other, and it’s showing.” Tuesday night in the team’s dominant performance against South-Doyle, the Bearettes were led by seniors Haley Fox and Alexis Conner, who each banged in two goals. The girls also assisted each other on a pair of the scores. A Kelsey Fisher corner kick found the head of Alexis Conner for the Bearettes’ first goal, and before halftime the team added an unassisted goal from Fox. In the second half both Fox and Conner scored again to give the Bearettes their final 4-0 margin. SCHS plays in Morristown for the title Tursday at 6 p.m.

Injury has Young day-to-day John Raoux/AP

Vince Young, pictured here Monday night against Jacksonville, is day-to-day after tests show only a mild sprained left knee and ankle, and coach Jeff Fisher says the Titans quarterback could play against Philadelphia on Sunday even if he misses a couple practices. Young was hurt Monday night when pulled down after he recovered a fumbled snap, twisting his left leg underneath him. He was able to walk off the field, and Fisher said Young could have played, taking snaps out of the shotgun.

SEYMOUR — 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee hosts the fourth annual O’Reilly National Steelhead Championship race on Saturday, Oct. 23. Some of the best steelhead drivers from across the area will embark on the 3/8-mile clay oval to battle for the $2,500 first place prize. The $2,500 first place money is the largest winning purse presented by 411 Motor Speedway since returning to dirt in 2007. It is also the largest purse for any steelhead race in East Tennessee this year. Other contingency prizes and money are also available for many of the other finishing positions throughout the field for the 50-lap race. Josh Collins, 411 Late Model track champion for 2010, will look to lay claim to the $2,500. To date, Collins has won 13 races at 411 and would like nothing more than to cap his great season with a big payday. He will have plenty of challenges from drivers such as Scott Sexton, Jason Cardwell, Bobby Giffin, Ryan King, David Crabtree, Greg Martin, Anthony White and many others. Promoter Chris Corum and track

owner Mitch McCarter are excited about this upcoming event. “We’re really excited about this race,” Corum said. “The response we are getting on this race is unreal. I’ve been taking calls from drivers in the Carolinas and Georgia wanting information on the race. We’re looking for a really big crowd both in the grandstands and in the pits.” The format will consist of time trials with the top 6 cars transferring to the Fast Car Dash. There is a $100 bonus to the overall fast qualifier. The top 6 starting spots will be determined by the finishing order of the Fast Car Dash where the winner receives a $100 bonus. The remaining cars will attempt to make the field through heat races that will determine positions 7-18. The final two spots for the 20-car field will come from B-main races. In addition to the championship, there will also be racing in the classic car, topless modified, super truck, street stock, modified mini, and pure mini divisions. The pit gates will open at 2:00 and the grandstand gates will open at 3:00. Grandstand tickets are $15 and pit passes are $30. Children 5 and under are free.


Cubs pull interim tag, make Quade their manager Sandberg was a finalist for the job By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Mike Quade had just been fishing in Florida when he found out he caught the big one. That, of course, was the Cubs’ managing job. “The timing of it, it’s comical,” he said. The Cubs decided to keep Quade as their manager, choosing to go with the man who ran the team well for the last six weeks of last season rather than high-profile Hall of Famer and franchise icon Ryne Sandberg.

Quade (pronounced KWAHdee), Chicago’s third base coach the past four years, was given a two-year contract Tuesday along with a club option for 2013. He served as interim manager after Lou Piniella abruptly stepped down in late August, leading the team to a 24-13 record, and he envisions the Cubs contending next year. The Cubs finished the season at 75-87, in next-to-last place in the NL Central and a far cry from what a team with a payroll of about $145 million to start the season had expected. “The way we played those last six weeks, why not?” Quade said. “I believe that from Day 1 — why not us? There are plenty of examples of teams that had rough years, finished strong —

San Diego — and then built on it the next year.” The job will be his first as a full-time major league manager. The hire is the first under new owner Tom Ricketts, who watched the Cubs finish out of the playoffs yet again. Chicago’s infamous World Series championship drought now stands at 102 years. “We believe that Mike can coach, manage and win for the Chicago Cubs,” Ricketts said. Saying he needed to be with his ailing mother back in Florida, Piniella stepped down Aug. 22 after the Cubs went into a 5-20 skid that left them at 51-74. He was in the final year of his deal and had put together three straight winning seasons, but could not get the Cubs out of

their funk. General manager Jim Hendry said Sandberg, the Cubs’ Triple-A Iowa manager, and new Mariners skipper Eric Wedge were finalists and that former Arizona manager Bob Melvin interviewed. The Cubs were also reportedly interested in New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi. “Joe has a great job, as high a profile as there is,” Hendry said. “At the end of the day, Mike Quade is our man. That’s what we wanted to do.” Hendry called Sandberg “a great candidate.” Sandberg told the Chicago Tribune he was “disappointed” and will continue to pursue See CUBS jOB, Page A9

Sports â&#x2014;&#x2020; A9

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 â&#x2014;&#x2020; The Mountain Press RACING WITH RICH

Former students making the grade on the track Having been a teacher at Seymour High School for over twenty years I have had former students to make their way into just about every possible career field. Fortunately, I have been able to keep up with a few of those former scholars by watching their exploits in racing. Three such students are dirt track aces Chase King, Ryan King and Rusty Ballenger. This season has been particularly enjoyable for the teacher because each of these young men has won feature races at the 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour. To say that Chase Kingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s season has been a roller coaster ride of ups and downs would be an understatement. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been kinda rough,â&#x20AC;? Chase declared. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been through three motors.â&#x20AC;? But Chaseâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s season hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t all been on the downhill slide. In the topless modified class

Ryan hopes to earn a degree in history. Rusty Ballenger can best be described as a self-made racer. The 2008 SHS graduate has crafted almost every piece and part on his late model machine, Chase King Ryan King Rusty Ballenger including the engine. He learned the skills neceson the 3/8 mile clay oval sary to build race cars UARA Series,â&#x20AC;? Chase admitted that he had his with on the job training he won seven of nine attempts, including six in explained. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He quit driv- difficulties in adapting from one of the areaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ing at the start of last to the 411 trackâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s layout. top late model drivers. a row. year to help me.â&#x20AC;? This season, his improveâ&#x20AC;&#x153;When I started workThe current senior Ryan King(no relament has been immeaing for Brad Lowe I at SHS has decided to tion to Chase) has not surable. He has won two didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know much about add participation on been driving for as long late model feature events late models but I learned the Eagle wrestling and as some other racers his so far. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Learning the a lot from working with robotics teams to his age. The 2009 gradutrack has been the differ- him,â&#x20AC;? Ballenger said. list of things to do this Just two weeks ago, ence,â&#x20AC;? Ryan explained. school year. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I like wres- ate of SHS excelled in Rusty won his first late football and wrestling â&#x20AC;&#x153;That D-shape takes tling,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When model feature at 411 while in school and some getting used to.â&#x20AC;? you win at wrestling and Lowe was one of only decided to take up As for his future the itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just you but winracing later. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Actually, current Maryville College the drivers following in ning a race takes a lot his tire tracks. â&#x20AC;&#x153;One of Rusty(Ballenger) got me student wants to keep of components working the best parts was beatstarted,â&#x20AC;? Ryan explained. racing. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I want to see together.â&#x20AC;? ing my old boss, Brad,â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;He brought his car over where racing takes me,â&#x20AC;? In both racing and trying to get dad to spon- he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If it can take me Ballenger declared. wrestling Chase is folLike both Chase and sor it. I thought it looked where I want to go then lowing in the footsteps Ryan, Ballenger has a Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll stay with it. If not, I of his father, Mark King. pretty cool.â&#x20AC;? background in wrestling. Last season the relative have school to fall back â&#x20AC;&#x153;He drove in the Goodyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x153;I wrestled in middle newcomer to the sport on.â&#x20AC;? Dash Series and the


Get prepared for cold weather!

Stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s second managed elk hunt underway The second-ever managed elk hunt in Tennessee is now underway as five individuals will be seeking a trophy at the North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area. The hunters will have an opportunity to harvest an elk in the special hunt from Oct. 18-22. Four persons won the right to participate as a result of a computer drawing held in June. The participants for this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hunt are be Jeffrey M. Burdick of Oakdale, Gregory Joseph Burns of Clarksville, Michael Duane Galloway of Corryton, and

Joseph Edward McDonald, Jr. of Clinton. The winners were announced at a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission meeting. The fifth participant is the recipient of a permit that is donated to a NonGovernmental Organization which this year was the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. The RMEF auctioned the permit at its recent national convention and Randy Hoisington of Blocksburg, Calif., bid $11,000 to participate in the hunt. Proceeds from the bid are

part of a fund-raising project benefitting future elk restoration in Tennessee and enhancing elk habitat. For the hunt, five elk hunting zones on the Royal Blue section of the North Cumberland WMA have been selected, each about 8,000 acres. The division helps ensure the harvest is spread over the entire core of the elk zone. Each hunter has been assigned a zone through a random hand-held drawing. Studies have proven that the elk herd is seeing an annual growth rate of

13-15 percent. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has worked to make habitat improvements at North Cumberland WMA to aid the elk in adapting to their new home since the first arrival of 50 animals in December 2000, the first elk to be in Tennessee since they were reported in Obion County in 1865. In last yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s historic hunt, all five hunters harvested a elk. Chuck Flynn, of Blount County, was credited with recording the first harvest in the state in more than 150 years.


Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re teaching, working and then 10 years go by. You change your goals. All of a sudden, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going, â&#x20AC;&#x2122;Wow, this is a tough gig,â&#x20AC;&#x2122; but all the while getting to do what I love to do. ... If it ever get to a point where I said, â&#x20AC;&#x2122;Gosh, am I going to get it?â&#x20AC;&#x2122; I probably would have walked away.â&#x20AC;?â&#x20AC;&#x2122; He finally got his chance to manage a big league team when Piniella stepped down about a month after he announced his intention to retire at the end of the season. The Cubs went with Quade over Sandberg

and bench coach Alan Trammell, and the audition was a success. Players responded to Quade, and over the final 37 games, only the Philadelphia Phillies posted a better record. The Cubs got a lift from promising rookies such as shortstop Starlin Castro, who hit .300, and outfielder Tyler Colvin. He hit 20 homers before he got struck in the chest by a broken bat in late September, ending his season. Young pitchers Andrew Cashner and Casey

Coleman showed promise, and veterans made their feelings for Quade clear, saying they thought he deserved the job. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I had complete faith in the veterans, and they played like a son of a gun,â&#x20AC;? Quade said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We werenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t going to win as many games in my time and we werenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t going to play as well unless the kids got better.â&#x20AC;?

3From Page A9

other managing jobs. Asked if he would return to Iowa, he told the newspaper: â&#x20AC;&#x153;I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m hoping thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s something else out there. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m hoping to manage or coach at the big league level.â&#x20AC;? The 53-year-old Quade managed more than 2,300 minor league games in the Montreal, Philadelphia, Oakland and Cubs farm systems before arriving in Chicago. The Chicago-area native was originally selected by the Pirates in the 22nd round of the 1979 draft out of the University of New Orleans and spent four seasons as an outfielder in Pittsburghâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s minor league system before entering the coaching ranks. He held his first managerial position in 1985, with Class A Macon. He was promoted to Piniellaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s staff after a running the Iowa Cubs from 2003-06, a stint that included two first-place finishes in his four seasons. â&#x20AC;&#x153;â&#x20AC;&#x2122;85, wow. Macon, Ga. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a long way back,â&#x20AC;? Quade said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d loved the game and wanted to manage at this level, yeah. But when you get done playing and youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re young and youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re fired up and youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going, â&#x20AC;&#x2122;OK, three years, four years. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll start moving up the ladder. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be there.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; And then, five years go by. Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re still staying after it. You love what you do.

Mon - Sat

10am - 9pm Sunday

11am - 8pm


school,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was going to wrestle in high school but I got into racing and didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have time.â&#x20AC;? As for his fellow SHS racers, Rusty has good things to say. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fun racing with Chase,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He and I have had some good side by side races. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Me and Ryan have sat around at his house and watched our winning videos,â&#x20AC;? Rusty added. There may very well be plenty more winning videos in the futures of these three young men. Each of them is a talented racer and each is hard working and of good character. They will be in competition for one of the last times this year on Saturday at the 411 Motor Speedway in the Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Reillyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s National Steelhead Championship. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; To contact me please visit RacingWithRich. com.

Hurry Offer Ends Soon Save up to $2500 on new systems

Now Offering Financing




#OMPLETE3YSTEM#HECKs#LEAN#OILS s4OP/FF&REONUPTOLBS Electric Offer Expires 10/31/10 Gas

REAGAN HEATING & A/C Over 40 years experience (865)453-0977

WEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;VE EXPANDED!


NOW HAS 11 BAYS TO SERVE YOU Come by visit us and see our new expansion RICKS SERVICE CENTER 0!2+7!9s3%6)%26),,%



Check Out The Mountain Press


Paiton & Ethan Whaley

Proud Owners John & Jane Smith

Children of Aaron & Joi Whaley


off purchase


*with coupon only.


KFDI,<O H P ,  >C C@

A Page Featuring Your Little Pumpkin Will Be Published Sunday, October 31, 2010 in The Mountain Press $10 for 1 child or pet in photo, $15 for 2 children or pets in photo. All photos must be in our offices by 5 p.m. Tuesday, October 26, 2010.


I give my permission to publish the enclosed picture and information in The Mountain Press â&#x20AC;&#x153;Pumpkin Patchâ&#x20AC;?.

Signature _____________________________________________________ Relationship to Child __________________________________________ Childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Name _________________________________________________ Parentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Name ________________________________________________ Address ______________________________________________________ Day Phone____________________________________________________ Method of payment

SUBSCRIBE TODAY get the full story everyday!

865-428-0748 ext. 230

â?? Check $ ____________________________________________________ â?? Credit Card # _______________________________________________ Mail to: The Mountain Press, Pumpkin Patch, P.O. Box 4810, Sevierville, TN 37864

A10 â&#x2014;&#x2020; Sports

The Mountain Press â&#x2014;&#x2020; Wednesday, October 20, 2010

SCOREBOARD t v s p o rt s Today

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 4 p.m. TBS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Playoffs, American League Championship Series, game 5, Texas at N.Y. Yankees 7:30 p.m. FOX â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Playoffs, National League Championship Series, game 4, Philadelphia at San Francisco RODEO 9 p.m. VERSUS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; PBR, World Finals, first round, at Las Vegas

Postseason Baseball Glance DIVISION SERIES American League Texas 3, Tampa Bay 2 Wednesday, Oct. 6 Texas 5, Tampa Bay 1 Thursday, Oct. 7 Texas 6, Tampa Bay 0 Saturday, Oct. 9 Tampa Bay 6, Texas 3 Sunday, Oct. 10 Tampa Bay 5, Texas 2 Tuesday, Oct. 12 Texas 5, Tampa Bay 1 New York 3, Minnesota 0 Wednesday, Oct. 6 New York 6, Minnesota 4 Thursday, Oct. 7 New York 5, Minnesota 2 Saturday, Oct. 9 New York 6, Minnesota 1 National League Philadelphia 3, Cincinnati 0 Wednesday, Oct. 6 Philadelphia 4, Cincinnati 0 Friday, Oct. 8 Philadelphia 7, Cincinnati 4 Sunday, Oct. 10 Philadelphia 2, Cincinnati 0 San Francisco 3, Atlanta 1 Thursday, Oct. 7 San Francisco 1, Atlanta 0 Friday, Oct. 8 Atlanta 5, San Francisco 4, 11 innings Sunday, Oct. 10 San Francisco 3, Atlanta 2 Monday, Oct. 11 San Francisco 3, Atlanta 2 LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES American League Friday, Oct. 15 New York 6, Texas 5 Saturday, Oct. 16 Texas 7, New York 2 Monday, Oct. 18 Texas 8, New York 0, Texas leads series 2-1 Tuesday, Oct. 19 Texas (Hunter 13-4) at New York (Burnett 10-15), 8:07 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 Texas at New York, 4:07 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22 New York at Texas, 8:07 p.m., if necessary Saturday, Oct. 23 New York at Texas, 8:07 p.m., if necessary National League Saturday, Oct. 16 San Francisco 4, Philadelphia 3 Sunday, Oct. 17 Philadelphia 6, San Francisco 1, series tied 1-1 Tuesday, Oct. 19 Philadelphia (Hamels 12-11) at San Francisco (Cain 13-11), 4:19 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 Philadelphia at San Francisco, 7:57 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21 Philadelphia at San Francisco, 7:57 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 San Francisco at Philadelphia, 3:57 p.m. or 7:57 p.m., if necessary Sunday, Oct. 24 San Francisco at Philadelphia, 7:57 p.m., if necessary WORLD SERIES Wednesday, Oct. 27 American League at National League, 7:57 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28



N.Y. Jets New England Miami Buffalo

W L T Pct PF PA 5 1 0 .833 159 101 4 1 0 .800 154 116 3 2 0 .600 89 112 0 5 0 .000 87 161

Houston Indianapolis Tennessee Jacksonville

W L T Pct PF PA 4 2 0 .667 153 167 4 2 0 .667 163 125 4 2 0 .667 162 98 3 3 0 .500 110 167

Pittsburgh Baltimore Cincinnati Cleveland Kansas City Oakland Denver San Diego



W L T Pct PF PA 4 1 0 .800 114 60 4 2 0 .667 112 95 2 3 0 .400 100 102 1 5 0 .167 88 125


W L T Pct PF PA N.Y. Giants 4 2 0 .667 134 118 Philadelphia 4 2 0 .667 153 120 Washington 3 3 0 .500 113 119 Dallas 1 4 0 .200 102 111 Atlanta New Orleans Tampa Bay Carolina Chicago Green Bay Minnesota Detroit Arizona Seattle St. Louis San Francisco

on Select NEW 2010 Models

Not everyone will qualify



W L T Pct PF PA 3 2 0 .600 108 92 2 4 0 .333 120 151 2 4 0 .333 124 140 2 4 0 .333 157 126


W L T Pct PF PA 4 2 0 .667 130 101 4 2 0 .667 130 108 3 2 0 .600 80 111 0 5 0 .000 52 110


MSRP $17,595 $3000 CUSTOMER CASH OR 0.0% APR up to 60 mos. WAC






MSRP $27,505





6.2H, 426HP, 6-SPEED

MSRP $28,465 MSRP $26,305 $2000 CUSTOMER CASH $2500 CUSTOMER CASH OR OR 0.0% APR up to 60 mos. WAC 0.0% APR up to 60 mos. WAC








W L T Pct PF PA 4 2 0 .667 112 97 3 3 0 .500 139 112 2 3 0 .400 87 88 1 5 0 .167 146 140


W L T Pct PF PA 3 2 0 .600 88 138 3 2 0 .600 98 97 3 3 0 .500 103 113 1 5 0 .167 93 139

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;â&#x20AC;&#x201D;â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Sundayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Seattle 23, Chicago 20 Miami 23, Green Bay 20, OT Houston 35, Kansas City 31 Pittsburgh 28, Cleveland 10 St. Louis 20, San Diego 17 N.Y. Giants 28, Detroit 20 New England 23, Baltimore 20, OT Philadelphia 31, Atlanta 17 New Orleans 31, Tampa Bay 6 N.Y. Jets 24, Denver 20 San Francisco 17, Oakland 9 Minnesota 24, Dallas 21 Indianapolis 27, Washington 24 Open: Buffalo, Cincinnati, Arizona, Carolina Mondayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Game Tennessee 30, Jacksonville 3 Sunday, Oct. 24 Buffalo at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Washington at Chicago, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Atlanta, 1 p.m. Philadelphia at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Miami, 1 p.m. St. Louis at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Cleveland at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Kansas City, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Carolina, 1 p.m. Arizona at Seattle, 4:05 p.m. Oakland at Denver, 4:15 p.m. New England at San Diego, 4:15 p.m. Minnesota at Green Bay, 8:20 p.m. Open: Indianapolis, N.Y. Jets, Detroit, Houston Monday, Oct. 25 N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Do you want to sell your gold to someone

to pay the highest price OR... Do you actually want the

HIGHEST PRICE PAID? WE PAY TOP DOLLAR!!! BUYING: Coins, Gold Jewelry, Dental Gold, Gold Watches, Silver Coins & Jewelry




nfl g r i d i r o n

mlb ha rd ball


AL at NL, 7:57 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 NL at AL, 6:57 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 NL at AL, 8:20 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1 NL at AL, if necessary, 7:57 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3 AL at NL, if necessary, 7:57 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4 AL at NL, if necessary, 7:57 p.m.

Golden Carat



#9915 MSRP $39,550 MSRP $36,975 $5000 CUSTOMER CASH *GET $1500 IN GM OR ACCESSORIES 0.0% APR up to 72 mos. WAC




PA3521 PA3666A 10003A 9822A PA3672A PI3648A PA362A 9642B PA397A PI3697 9996A PA3699 PA3630 PI3228 PA3596 PA3663 PI3623 PI3701 PA3625 PA3627 PI3694A PI3699 9960A

536$,4 PI3706 99170 9949B PA3622AA 9985B PA3692 PA3499A PA3618A 10049B 9861B 8331A PA3661 PA3691 PI3693 9826B



99 FORD ESCORT.................................... $3995 99 CHEVROLET MALIBU ......................... $4995 98 HONDA ACCORD ................................ $6995 06 CHEVROLET COBALT ......................... $8995 00 MAZDA MX-5 MIATA ......................... $8995 99 CHEVROLET CAMARO........................ $8995 04 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO .............. $9995 06 DODGE STRATUS SEDAN ................... $10995 09 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER..................... $11995 09 CHEVROLET AVEO ............................. $12995 07 CHEVROLET IMPALA.......................... $13995 09 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER..................... $14995 HYUNDAI SONATA................................... $15995 06 CHEVROLET IMPALA.......................... $15995 09 CHEVROLET IMPALA.......................... $16995 09 CHEVROLET IMPALA.......................... $16995 09 MAZDA 5 .......................................... $16995 09 CHEVROLET IMPALA.......................... $16995 09 CHRYSLER SEBRING.......................... $18995 09 CHEVROLET MALIBU ......................... $18995 07 MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS .............. $20995 10 CHRYSLER 300-SERIES ..................... $21995 08 FORD MUSTANG ................................ $22995 94 CHEVROLET TRUC C/K1500 .............. $5995 01 NISSAN FRONTIER............................. $6995 00 CHEVROLET TRUCK VENTURE ........... $6995 96 HARLEY DAVIDSON EG ...................... $6995 97 FORD F150......................................... $7995 03 CHEVROLET TRUCK VENTURE CARGO............ $7995 90 FORD E-350 ....................................... $8995 04 CHEVROLET VENTURE ....................... $9995 01 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 ........... $12995 04 DODGE DAKOTA ................................. $12995 02 FORD ECONO ..................................... $13995 08 FORD ECONO ..................................... $13995 08 FORD RANGER ................................... $14995 04 GMC SIERRA...................................... $14995 04 TOYOTA SEQUOIA .............................. $15995


#9992 MSRP $45,430 MSRP $42,145 $5000 CUSTOMER CASH $2000 CUSTOMER CASH OR OR 0.0% APR up to 72 mos. WAC 0.0% APR up to 60 mos. WAC



PA3633 PA3684 9989B PA3611 PA3688 PA3669 9939B 6981A PI3590 9987A PA3577 PA3687 PA3690 PI3668 PA3615 PA3674


9531AAA PA3677 PI3638D PA3629 PA3671 PA3678 PA3669 PA3605A PA3686 PA3676 10042A PI3647 PA3680 PA3681 PA3682 PA3683


8376B 8038B 9957D PI3698A 8647B PI3700



09 CHEVROLET HHR ............................... $17995 06 CHEVROLET SILVERADO .................... $17995 05 FORD SUPER DUTY F250 ................... $18995 08 NISSAN ROGUE .................................. $18995 07 JEEP LIBERTY.................................... $18995 08 GMC SIERRA 1500............................. $18995 07 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 ........... $20995 99 FORD F450......................................... $21995 08 GMC CANYON .................................... $21995 04 CHEVROLET SSR................................ $24995 02 GMC 4000 ......................................... $24995 08 FORD EDGE ........................................ $26995 10 CHEVROLET EQUINOX........................ $26995 09 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 ........... $26995 06 CHEVROLET SILVERADO .................... $28995 09 CHEVROLET AVALANCHE .................. $43995 09 DODGE JOURNEY............................... $17995 09 CHEVROLET EXPRESS ....................... $18995 06 NISSAN PATHFINDER ........................ $18995 08 MERCURY MARINER.......................... $19995 10 CHEVROLET HHR ............................... $19995 07 CHEVROLET TRAILBLAZER................ $19995 08 FORD ESCAPE .................................... $20995 05 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN .................... $23995 10 JEEP LIBERTY.................................... $25995 08 CHEVROLET TAHOE ........................... $30995 08 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR ........................ $34995 09 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN .................... $36995 10 CHEVROLET TAHOE ........................... $38995 10 CHEVROLET TAHOE ........................... $38995 10 CHEVROLET TAHOE ........................... $38995 10 CHEVROLET TAHOE ........................... $39995 01 OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE ................ $4995 89 CHEVROLET COMM/RV CUT VAN............ $5995 02 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY .......... $6995 07 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN.................. $13995 07 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY ............... $16995 10 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN ...................... $20995



USED CARS The Right Way. The Right CarÂŽ

(79 3%6)%26),,%s428-6655

SALE HOURS Mon-Fri 8AM - 7PM Sat 8AM - 5PM


â&#x2014;&#x2020; A11

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 â&#x2014;&#x2020; The Mountain Press





#' !!!" !"   


 #$! !"#"  &!





$ 99

$225 $1125











$750 $9 



$1499            !    




Classifieds ď ľ A12

Legals 100 Announcements 200 Employment 300 Services 400 Financial


NNOUNCEMENTS Special Notices


Classifieds Corrections

After the first insertion, want ads scheduled to be published again on Tue., Wed., Thu., or Fri. may be canceled or corrected between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. on the day prior to publication. For ads on Sat., due Thu. prior to 3 p.m.; for Sun., Fri. prior to 10 a.m. and Mon., prior to 11 a.m. Notice of typographical or other errors must be given before 2nd insertion. The Mountain Press does not assume responsibility for an ad beyond the cost of the ad itself and shall not be liable for failure to publish an ad for a typographical error.


Edition Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Good News in the Smokies

Deadline Friday, 10 a.m. Friday, 11 a.m. Monday, 10 a.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.


Visit All line ads (other than employment) published in The Mountain Press are placed online FREE of charge. Click on Classifieds for all our listings. Click on Jobs to search our employment listings.

does not recommend or endorse any product, service or company. For more information and assistance regarding the investigation of FINANCING, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES AND WORK AT HOME OPPORTUITIES, this newspaper urges its readers to contact The Better Business Bureau 2633 Kingston Pike, Suite 2 Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone (865) 692-1600 Unauthorized use of The Mountain Press tubes for circulars or any other advertisement authorizes a minimum $250 charge for which the advertiser will be billed. Warning to anyone who is trespassing on Webb Mountain will be prosecuted for criminal trespassing and their vehicle or 4 wheeler will be impounded.

AnnouncementsDIVORCE WITH OR WITHOUT Children $125.00. With Free name change documents and marital settlement agreement. Fast and easy. Call us 24hrs./ 7days: 1-888-789-0198 or m (TnScan)Business OpportunitiesALL CASH VENDING ROUTE Be Your Own Boss. 25 Machines and Candy All for $9,995. Call Toll Free Now

Training Regional Locations! (877) 369-7191 (TnScan)CDL-A DRIVERS: LOTS OF Extras! High Miles/Great Pay, New 2011 Freightliner Cascadias, Performance Bonus. $500 Sign-On for Flatbed. CDL-A, 6mo. OTR. Western Express. 888-801-5295 (TnScan)DRIVERS- CDL/A $2,000 SIGN-ON Bonus! Start up to .42 CPM. Good Home Time and Benefits. OTR Experience Required. No Felonies. Lease Purchase Available. 800-441-4271 x TN-100 (TnScan)DRIVERS EARN UP TO 39¢/mi Home Weekends 1 yr OTR Flatbed exp. Call: 1-800-572-5489 Susan ext. 227 Sunbelt Transport, LLC (TnScan)DRIVERS- FOOD TANKER DRIVERS Needed D epositions a d l i navailable es 500 Merchandise OTR Now! EditionCDL-A w/ Tanker Deadline Req'd. Out& Benefits! Call a 600 Rentals Sundaystanding pay Friday, 10 a.m. Mondayrecruiter Today! Friday, 11 a.m. 877-484-3068 Tuesday Monday, 10 a.m. 700 Real Estate Wednesday Tuesday, 10 a.m. (TnScan)DRIVERCDL/A Thursday Wednesday, 10 a.m. TOP HOMETIME! Solos & Friday Thursday, 10 a.m. AnnouncementsDIVORCE 800 Mobile Homes Teams Highest Team Pay Friday, 10 a.m. WITH OR WITHOUT ChildrenSaturday CDL/A with 1 yr. recent OTR $125.00. With Free nameGood News 900 Transportation In The req'd. Smokies 800-942-2104 Thursday, 10 a.m. ext 238 or change documents and marital 2 4 3 w w w . t o t a l settlement agreement. Fast and easy. Call us 24hrs./ (TnScan)Manufactured Homes For Sale-DBL. WIDES FROM 7days: or 0107 1-888-789-0198 Special Notices 0107 Special Notices $34,995.00-Repos from $9995.00-Free Appraisal on m (TnScan)Business OpporYour Home- -Your Land Gets tunitiesALL CASH VENDING Your Home- -Can Work With ROUTE Be Your Own Boss. All Situations- -$99.00 Gets 25 Machines and Candy All for $9,995. Call Toll Free Now You Started- -Call Clayton Homes of Newport 1-877-915-8222 (TnScan)Ca423-625-0700 -We Can Get reer TrainingATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE FROM Home. You Home!!!!! (TnScan)Politi*Medical *Business *Paralegal, cal / MiscellaneousSEEKING *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE for Job placement assistance. U.S. Representative? Check Computer available. Financial out Aid if qualified. C a l l and vote Gerald York, MD, In888-738-0607, www.Centuradependent Candidate 4th (TnScan)Equipnessee Congressional District. ment For SaleNEW NORYou have a choice. Ad Paid for WOOD SAWMILLS- Lumberby Candidate. (TnScan)SportMate-Pro handles logs 34" diing GoodsGUN SHOW. OCT. ameter, mills boards 28" wide. Automated quick-cycle-sawing 23-24. Sat. 9-5 & Sun. 9-4. Franklin, Williamson Co. Ag increases efficiency up to Expo 4215 Long Lane, Exit 40%! #61 Off I-65. Buy-Sell-Trade Info: (563) 927-8176. 00N 1-800-661-7746 Ext (TnScan)GUN SHOW. OCT. 300N (TnScan)Financial23-24. Sat. 9-5 & Sun. 9-4. CASH NOW! GET CASH for Memphis, Agricenter Internayour structured settlement or tional 7777 Walnut Grove Rd. annuity payments. High payBuy-Sell-Trade Info: (563) outs. Call J.G. Wentworth. 927-8176. (TnScan)Miscella1-866-SETTLEMENT neousCLASSIFIED ADVER(1-866-738-8536). Rated A+ TISING WORKS! ONE call & by the Better Business Buyour 25 word ad will appear in reau. (TnScan)Help Wanted91 Tennessee newspapers for SALES REPRESENTATIVE $265/wk or 31 East TN newsNEEDED. MOST earn papers for $115/wk. Call this $50K-$100K or more. Call our newspaper's classified adverbranch office at 615-482-4243. tising dept. or go to www.tnadAsk for Nicole Roberts or (TnScan) e-mail

The Mountain Press ď ľ Wednesday, October 20, 2010


A publication from The Mountain Press . Visit (TnScan)TENNESSEE NATIONAL GUARD Up to 100% Tuition Assistance Education, Medical and Dental Benefits Be A Citizen Soldier Contact A Recruiter 1-800-GO-GUARD (TnScan)Help Wanted - DriversFEDEX GROUND CONTRACTOR SEEKING Class A Drivers - Teams Preferred! &bull; Great Pay Package &bull; Excellent Hometime &bull; No Touch Freight &bull; All Drop & Hook. Toll-Free 866-565-1700 or apply online (TnScan)BIG G EXPRESS 100% Employee Owned OTR Solo Drivers Home Most Weekends, 1yr w/Class A-CDL, Low Cost Insurance, Free PrePass/EZ Pass, APU's in all trucks 1-800-684-9140 ext2 (TnScan)ACT NOW! NEW PAY Increase! 37-43 cpm. Excellent Benefits. Need CDL- A & 3 mos recent OTR. 877-258-8782 (TnScan)CALL NOW! BIH TRUCKING Company/ International Truck Driving School Now taking Students! No CDL, No problem! State WIA Program if qualified, or Financing available. 888-780-5539 (TnScan)DRIVER- GREAT MILES! NO Touch Freight! No forced NE/NYC! 6 months OTR experience. No felony/DUI last 5 yrs. Solos wanted. New Team Pay Packages! 877-740-6262. (TnScan)DRIVERS/ CDL TRAINING - CAREER Central We Train and Employ you. Company Drivers Up to 40k First Year. New Team Pay! Up to .48¢/Mile Class A-CDL Training Regional Locations! (877) 369-7191 (TnScan)CDL-A DRIVERS: LOTS OF Extras! High Miles/Great Pay, New 2011 Freightliner Cascadias, Performance Bonus. $500 Sign-On for Flatbed. CDL-A, 6mo. OTR. Western Express. 888-801-5295 (TnScan)DRIVERS- CDL/A $2,000 SIGN-ON Bonus! Start up to .42 CPM. Good Home Time and Benefits. OTR Experience Required. No Felonies. Lease Purchase Available. 800-441-4271 x TN-100 (TnScan)DRIVERS EARN UP TO 39¢/mi Home Weekends 1 yr OTR Flatbed exp. Call: 1-800-572-5489 Susan ext. 227 Sunbelt Transport, LLC (TnScan)DRIVERS- FOOD TANKER DRIVERS Needed OTR positions available Now! CDL-A w/ Tanker Req'd. Outstanding pay & Benefits! Call a recruiter Today! 877-484-3068 (TnScan)DRIVER- CDL/A TOP HOMETIME! Solos & Teams Highest Team Pay CDL/A with 1 yr. recent OTR req'd. 800-942-2104 ext 238 or 243 (TnScan)Manufactured Homes For Sale-DBL. WIDES FROM $34,995.00- -Repos from $9995.00- -Free Appraisal on Your Home- -Your Land Gets Your Home- -Can Work With All Situations- -$99.00 Gets You Started- -Call Clayton



Large, tan, Lab Retriever Mix found behind Bass Pro Shop. Call: (865) 933-4937



0151 Garage/Estate Sales 2 Family yard sale, Belle Meadows Sub. 854 Amy Lea, Thur, Fri & Sat, 8-4. Estate Sale 334 Parkview Circle (End of Rena Street) P.F. Household, women's designer clothes, jewelry, lots of misc. too much to list. Bargains galore! Wed, Thurs, Fri 9-4 Estate Sale, indoors, 267 S Hwy 32. follow signs. Oct 21 & 22, 8-3. Antiques, Furn, glsswre, books, woodworking Moving Sale: 1120 Holbert Cemetery Rd. Sevierville, Tuesday- Saturday 8-? Multi Family 1120 Vista Dr. Turn at Pkwy. Weigels & Follow the signs. Thurs-Sat 8:30-? Rain or shine. Multi Family Yard Sale off Boyd's Creek Hwy. on Old Sevierville Pike Oct. 21st, 22nd & 23rd 8am-?





Timeshare In-House Sales Pro Needed for Gatlinburg area. 30 year old Company needs top in house sales pro. We offer a great working environment, limited supervision and a great commission plan with many opportunities for a bonus. Draw against a commission available for the first 60 days. Currently we have only 1 opening so you must act quickly. You must have a Tennessee Real Estate License. Flexible hours, great opportunity for the right person looking for part-time work. Call Marie to set up an interview 843-238-9000



COMMUNITY SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE HOME INSTEAD SENIOR CARE If you would enjoy making a difference in the lives of senior citizens in our community, we!d like to meet you! We are looking for a creative self-starter with excellent presentation skills to educate the community about our non-medical home-care services for seniors. Outgoing people person with respect for others and at least one to two years marketing experience a MUST. Competitive salary plus bonus. Fax resume to (423) 587-5818 or e-mail



Caregivers & CNA's Sevier County P/T available. Apply at or call 865-692-5258

Corrections OR,


All line ads published in The Mountain Press are placed FREE on a searchable network of over 500 newspapersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; classifieds located at WANT TO KNOW WHEN A CLASSIFIED ITEM IS AVAILABLE? Go to http://www.adquest/request/ to register your request and we will notify you by e-mail when it becomes available in the Classifieds.



After the first insertion, want ads scheduled to be published again on Tue., Wed., Thu., or Fri. may be canceled or corrected between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. on the day prior to publication. For ads on Sat., due Thu., prior to 3 p.m., for Sun., Fri., prior to 10 a.m. and Mon., prior to 11 a.m.

Household Goods

Notice of typographical or other errors must be given before 2nd insertion. The Mountain Press does not assume responsibility for an ad beyond the cost of the ad itself and shall not be liable for failure to publish an ad for a typographical error.


Unfurnished Apartments

Friendly experienced Phlebotomist needed for short-term assignment in Sevierville area medical office, no paid mileage. Must have certification documents, driver!s license and flexible scheduling ability. Background check required. Call regional manager 859-402-7632.

Queen size mattress set. Still in plastic. $175.00 865-429-0744


New 4pc.


Dresser, mirror, 4 Drawer chest, headboard. $399 Cagles Furniture and Appliances


Best Western Zoder's Inn, 402 Parkway-Gatlinburg. Hiring Maintenance Man, Full time 6 days per week. Must be able to multi-task. Excellent starting pay. Pay raise after 30 days. Apply in person. MasterCorp Inc., is hiring Housekeepers and Housepersons We offer excellent wages, training, and weekly pay. Must be able to work weekends. Call 865-621-7128 Now hiring in all departments. Apply in person 2708 Parkway, PF. ORNL Federal Credit Union is seeking a part-time teller for our Sevierville Branch. Banking or retail experience preferred. Must have a strong sales and customer service focus as well as excellent communication skills. Must be goal and team oriented. Part-time benefits are available. Please fax resume to 865-425-3303, email or complete an application at our Sevierville Branch. Please include salary requirements. EOE Papa John's seeking Manager with experience. Call 865-428-7600 ask for Mike SALES CLERK $10/hr. Lid'l Dolly's Light #4, PF Seeking marketing and public relations manager for The Great Smokey Mountain Lumberjack Feud. Ideal candidate would have extensive tourism background, dynamic personality, and solid history in marketing. Duties would include all aspects of marketing a start up entertainment venture, public relations, design, and development of ticketing system. Group sales, marketing partnerships, lodging vouchers and charity/volunteer programs. Please submit resume to


0563 Misc. Items for Sale

Call 428-5161


General Help

The Salvation Army is in need of paid bell ringers. Please call 908-4010 or come by the office at 806 W Main St to fill out an application. WAREHOUSE & STOCK 10/hr. LID'L DOLLY'S LIGHT 4 PF



Regan Resort Inn in Gatlinburg on Main St. is hiring 2nd shift Desk Clerks & 3rd shift Auditors. Apply in person between 7am & 3pm.



Bedroom Group

For Sale

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

453-0727 FALL CLEARANCE!! Save Thousands on Steel Buildings! Only a few left 24x30, 35x34, 30x60. Ask about our Display Program for additional Savings! Call Now! 1-866-352-0469





Child Care

Mature Christian Lady to care for toddler. Great pay for right person. 257-5138


Business Opportunity Candy Vending Business


Unfurnished Apartments

$575 Move in Today. Ideal, quiet location. 2BR/1.5BA. Living room, kitchen. W/D included. No pets. 850-6123. 1 bedroom apt. in quiet neighborhood. No pets. Call 908-8567

NICE, CLEAN 1 BR / 1 BA IN SEVIERVILLE $380.00 + DEPOSIT NO PETS 865-712-5238 2 bedroom apartments in Sevierville. $475, $550 & $600. 908-7805 or 368-1327 3 BR Apartment for rent in Kodak, $650/mo + deposit. Call Barbara 865-368-5338 A GREAT LOCATION 1 block off pkwy near Walmart. 2BR, 2BA, Carport & patio. A non-smoking environment & no pets please. $550 mo, yr lease. 453-5396.

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

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.




Farm Market

Hay For Sale. 4 x 4 Rolls $10. Call (865) 453-4285 for more information.



Park Village Apartments Taking Applications

865-428-5280 Â&#x2122;BJHI=6K:6?D7 Â&#x2122;CD9GJ<H Â&#x2122;CDE:IH '7G$'76 6eea^VcXZh[jgc^h]ZY *)*Je

)'-"*&*, Beautiful, newly redecorated 2BR/1BA. $550 & $400 dep. Sevierville. 865-712-0254. Best mountain & city views. Excellent! Downtown Sevierville. 2/1.5. New ceramic tile and new carpet. $575 monthly. $305 security deposit. 865-366-4601. Clean 2 BR/2BA PF. 2BD/ 1.5BA Sev. $525-600 mo + Dep. No pets 865-453-5079 Clean, 2 BDR Apt. Water furnished, Cable Avail. No Pets. $425 Mo. $300 Dep. 453-1420 CROSSCREEK 2BR/1BA townhome $470.00 per month 2BR/1.5BA garden $545.00 per month 865-429-4470 Gatlinburg Dwntwn, 1BD/1BA walk to work. Appl furn, No pets. 1st+sec. 865-430-3271 In Sevierville 2 BDR/ 1 BA $475 Per Month. No Pets. Call 428-0769

Kodak- 2 & 3 BDR, 2 BA Available Some w/ garages

$500-$750 Mo. + Dep.


SEVIERVILLE On The Little Pigeon River TVA Energy Efficient Attractive professional dĂŠcor Exclusive Screen Porch Room Abundant & Large Closets Washer/Dryer Hook-upâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Small Pet Welcome

1 BR/1BA â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 784 Sq. Ft. Starts at $545 2 BR/2 BA â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 1114 Sq. Ft. Starts at $675 Convenient location within one mile of restaurants, stores and banks.

Please Visit --- Open 7 Days PHONE: 429-4470

Apartments available 2BD/1BA. Pigeon Forge/Sevierville. 429-3201

Traditional townhouse 2br 1.5ba Smoke free & pet free. $525 mth + $525 dep. Call 865-428-5781



2 bedroom 1.5 bath townhomes


Local owner, will facilitate the transfer.

(865) 548-1461

Nice Res Area Off Hwy 66 2BD/2BA $875, Free util & Laundry facility. Pets welcome. 1 yr lease, 1st & last. 865-742-2839

Established location in P.F. & Sev.

Joseph at

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

#ALL  OR  


Now hiring for all shifts. Apply online at:



The Mountain Press ď ľ Wednesday, October 20, 2010 0615

Furnished Apartments/Houses

1BR/1BA Apt. Wood/tile floors. Grt closets. $650. Dandridge. No smoking. 865-382-1981 Furnished 2BD/1BA Apartment. Quiet Location. PF Area. No Pets. $500 mo Ref req & checked. Call after 4pm, leave message. 865-306-1246 Walk to Trolley, Large 1 or 2 Bedroom/1 Bath, Furn or Unfurn, Washer & Dryer, Only $200 Dep. Call 865-789-1427


Homes for Rent

1 BDR in Cosby beside Park, very private, $350 mo. 1st & last. Call (423) 487-3505 3 BDR/ 2 BA Newer home, great location in Sevierville. Great room, large laundry room, $850 Mo. 1st & last month + $400 Damage Dep. 202-9340 or 429-4978 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 Private Country Setting off Dixon Branch Rd $850 mth. 865-712-3026

New 3 BDR/2BA home, 2 car garage with opener, in upscale neighborhood with great location & view + storage. $900 Mo. + Dep. 865-368-6799 3BR/2BA Cabin in Gatlinburg. $800 mo + dep. No smoking, no pets. 865-310-5556 Beautiful 4BR 3BA home with gorgeous mtn view. Pittman Center area. $1250 mth + dep. 865-712-3730 or 865-712-5808.

Homes & Apts. $640-$1000 mo.


2 BDR/ 2.5 BA

W/D, stove, refrigerator, central Heat & Air, $700 MO. + Sec. Dep. Ref & Credit Check No Pets (865) 453-4028 or (865) 771-5043

Hwy. 321 Pittman Center Area. 1 BDR Cabin Fully Furnished $175 Week 850-2487



NO PETS 865-712-5238 Large 4BR/2BA home in Sevierville. 865-428-1543

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

865-850-3874 0625

Condominiums for Rent

1BD furn Condo w/loft for rent $500 + elec. No pets. English Mountain. call 786-271-1528

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

Great! 3/2 fully furn, tvs, FP's, lots of amenities. $995 mo. 1st, last, dep. 352-275-4889


Duplexes for Rent

Near the River! 2BR/1BA duplex New carpet/ vinyl $525.00 per mo. 865-429-2962


Rooms for Rent

Beautiful Creekside Rooms In Gatlinburg FOR RENT



Gatlinburg/Dudley Creek

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



near trolley stop

Includes All Utilities.

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


Rooms for Rent

Rooms for Rent Low Weekly Rates $110.00 plus tax

 s   Greystone Rentals Red Carpet Inn 349 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN


Business Places/ Offices

3 Offices- 510 ($450), 846 ($550) & 1356 ($1000) sq. ft. S. Blvd. Way. (865) 933-6544

OFFICE SPACE $650 - $900 month

865-850-3874 Nice Office with Warehouse Bay. Sevierville Reasonable Rent 453-6289 or 548-6838 Retail space for rent. $1200 mo. approx 900 sq ft. Next to very active retail shops on Dolly Parton Pkwy. 865-868-0449.


Mobile Homes for Rent

4 very nice homes, $400-$550. Kodak + Sevierville. No pets. 865-740-2525

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

2 & 3BR mobile homes for rent Must have refs. No Pets. Call for info


Price's Camper Lot's For Low Income For Rent (865) 654-8702




Homes for Sale

1,250 Sq. Ft. 3/2 Log Cabin, Wears Valley on 3/4 + acre, HT, FP, WD, great location $199,900. (865) 640-7803 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. 4BR/3BA wrap around deck in PF. Hot tub. Range, refrig, micro, W/D. Bought new Jan 08. $190,000. 731-297-3875 Owner/Agent Moving Sale. Must Sell. 2800 SF Home in Pigeon Forge great subdivision. City water, paved road, 3 miles from Parkway, more information call Joe Acosta 865-428-6115 or 305-776-6206. Brokers Welcome extra 2% commission to seller agent. MLS #158561 Developer close out: Beautiful home sites. Utilities, paved road. 2 miles Chapman Hwy. 1.41 ac. $31,000.00. Call Joe Acosta: 865-428-6115 or 305-776-6206 Brokers Welcome extra 2% commission to seller agent. MLS #157373


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


Mobile Homes for Sale







1980 HONDA, CM200. Beautiful bike, 9800 miles, $1395. Call 865-365-7202.


Cars for Sale

1966 Chevrolet Elcamino, All original $5,500 (865) 908-0584 or (865) 850-3846. 1966 Ford Galaxy. 289 Auto. $2200. Call 865-607-6542. 2001 MUSTANG $4995. AC, DVD. 160K, one owner since new. Well kept. 365-7202.


Off-Road Vehicles

2004 Hurst Trailer 6x12, good cond. $800 & 2004 Yamaha 660 Grizzley 4x4, runs good. $2800. Sold together or separate. 865-436-7073




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






Classifieds ď ľ A13



ABANDONED VEHICLE YEAR: 1994 MAKE: Ford MODEL: Explorer VIN: 1FMDU34X7RUD57109 NAME: D & S Automotive Repair ADDRESS: 2029 Robert's Court CITY: Sevierville STATE: TN ZIP CODE: 37862 PHONE NUMBER: (865) 428-4115

Sale at public auction will be on November 15, 2010 at 2:00 PM local time, at the front door, Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville, Tennessee pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by Lynne M. Bever, a single person, to Arnold M. Weiss, Esquire, Trustee, on October 1, 2004 at Book Volume 2080, Page 400conducted by Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP Substitute Trustee, all of record in the Sevier County Registerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Office. Owner of Debt: US Bank National Association, as Trustee for WFMBS 2004-AA The following real estate located in Sevier County, Tennessee, will be sold to the highest call bidder subject to all unpaid taxes, prior liens and encumbrances of record: Described property located in the Thirteenth (13th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee, to wit:Lot 7 of Majestic Mountain Subdivision, as the same is shown by plat of record in Map Book 35, Page 19 in the Registerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee for a more particular description. CONVEYED TOGETHER WITH AND SUBJECT to the rights of others in and to the joint use of all subdivision roads shown on said plats. SUBJECT TO a boundary line agreement of record in Book 2080, Page 395 in said Registerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Office.




NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of CHERYL MARIE BECKETT Late of Sevier County, Tennessee Notice is Hereby Given that on the 8 day of October 2010, Letters Testamentary, of Administration, in respect to the Estate of CHERYL MARIE BECKETT deceased, were issued to the undersigned by the County Court Clerk of Sevier County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and non-resident, having claims, matured or unmatured, against her Estate are required to file the same in triplicate with the Clerk of the above named Court within four months from the date of the first publication (or of the posting, as the case may be) of this notice, otherwise their claim will be forever barred. All persons indebted to the above Estate must come forward and make proper settlement with the undersigned at once. This 8 day of October, 2010. (Signed) Charles W. Beckett Administrator Estate of CHERYL MARIE BECKETT By: none Attorney By: Karen Cotter County Clerk 10-13-10 10-20-10



PUBLIC NOTICE Pursuant to public notice a meeting of the CITY OF PIGEON FORGE BEER BOARD has been scheduled for Friday, November 5, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. in the Council Room of City Hall Complex. The purpose of the meeting is for consideration of application of: PERMIT FOR SALE OF PACKAGED BEER 1. Super Convenience Mart 2850 Parkway Suite #11A Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 The public is invited to attend. Earlene M. Teaster, City Manager This 20th day of October, 2010.



NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of WALLACE EDWARD LAYMAN Late of Sevier County, Tennessee Notice is Hereby Given that on the 8 day of October 2010, Letters Testamentary, of Administration, in respect to the Estate of WALLACE EDWARD LAYMAN deceased, were issued to the undersigned by the County Court Clerk of Sevier County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and non-resident, having claims, matured or unmatured, against her Estate are required to file the same in triplicate with the Clerk of the above named Court within four months from the date of the first publication (or of the posting, as the case may be) of this notice, otherwise their claim will be forever barred. All persons indebted to the above Estate must come forward and make proper settlement with the undersigned at once. This 8 day of October, 2010. (Signed) Rebecca L. Cusick Executor Estate of WALLACE EDWARD LAYMAN By: none Attorney By: Karen Cotter County Clerk 10-13-10 10-20-10

The street address of the above described property is believed to be 1553 Majestic Mountain Way, Sevierville, TN 37876, but such address is not part of the legal description of the property sold herein and in the event of any discrepancy, the legal description herein shall control. SALE IS SUBJECT TO TENANT(S) RIGHTS IN POSSESSION. All right of equity of redemption, statutory and otherwise, and homestead are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. If the highest bidder cannot pay the bid within twenty-four (24) hours of the sale, the next highest bidder, at their highest bid, will be deemed the successful bidder. This property is being sold with the express reservation that the sale is subject to confirmation by the lender or trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. This office is a debt collector. This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP Substitute Trustee



. Default has been made in the terms, conditions and payments provided for in that certain Deed of Trust dated January 22, 2007, of record in Book 2725, Page 33, Instrument Number 07005658, Registerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Off ice for SEVIER County, Tennessee, from R. Gibson and Lisa G. Gibson (Borrowers) to PREFERRED ESCROW & TITLE -- 44188-1 (Trustee) for the benefit of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR DECISION ONE MORTGAGE (Lender), securing the Note/indebtedness therein described, the entire Note/indebtedness having been declared in default and immediately due and payable by the lawful owner and holder thereof. The ownership and beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred to DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I INC. TRUST 2007-HE5 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2007-HE5 (Holder) by an instrument duly recorded or to be recorded in the aforesaid records, and said Holder has appointed the firm listed below as Successor Trustee under said Deed of Trust, by an instrument duly recorded or to be recorded in the aforesaid records, to serve in the place and stead of the aforementioned Trustee. Notice of the Right to Foreclose was sent to the Borrower by letter dated July 29, 2010. NOW, THEREFORE, said Successor Trustee, or agent thereof, pursuant to said Deed of Trust, having been requested by the Holder so to do, and by virtue of the authority and power vested in said Successor Trustee by said Deed of Trust, will on November 2, 2010 at 1:00 p.m., at the usual and customary location at the SEVIER County, Tennessee, Courthouse, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash (or credit upon the indebtedness secured if the lawful owner and holder thereof is the successful purchaser), the fo llowingdescribed property: SITUATE IN THE NINTH (9TH) CIVIL DISTRICT OF SEVIER COUNTY, TENNESSEE, AND BEING LOT NO. 79 OF EAGLE DEN SUBDIVISION, UNIT III, AS THE SAME APPEARS ON A PLAT OF RECORD IN MAP BOOK 26, PAGE 25, IN THE REGISTERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S OFFICE FOR SEVIER COUNTY, TENNESSEE, TO WHICH REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR FURTHER DESCRIPTION. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO DALLAS R. GIBSON AND WIFE, LISA G. GIBSON BY WARRANTY DEED DATED 9/8/95 AND FILED FOR RECORD 9/13/95 IN BOOK D554, PAGE 257, IN THE REGISTERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S OFFICE FOR SEVIER COUNTY, TENNESSEE. THIS CONVEYANCE IS SUBJECT TO PLAT BOOK 26, PAGE 25, AND RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS OF RECORD BOOK 146, PAGE 646, RIGHT OF WAY IN BOOK 8, PAGE 740, PLAT CABINET 11-13, AND ALL RESTRICTIONS, EASEMENTS, SETBACK LINES, CONDITIONS, PLAT OF RECORD, AND ENCUMBRANCES OF RECORD IN THE REGISTERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S OFFICE FOR THE AFORESAID COUNTY.

The property shall be free from all right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, dower, curtesy, elective share, and all other exemptions that are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the Successor Trustee will sell and convey only as Successor Trustee, â&#x20AC;&#x153;as isâ&#x20AC;? and â&#x20AC;&#x153;where isâ&#x20AC;? and without covenants of seizin or warranties of title. Listing of Subordinate Lienholders: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR DECISION ONE MORTGAGE COMPANY, LLC, 3023 HSBC WAY, FORT MILL, SOUTH CAROLINA 29715 Listing of Other Interested Parties: N/A This sale is subject to liens; easements; encumbrances; property taxes; rights of redemption of taxing entities; all matters shown on any recorded plan(s) or plat(s); any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose; and other matters which are prior in right to the lien of the aforesaid Deed of Trust. If a high bidder fails to close a sale, the Successor Trustee shall have the option of making the sale to the next highest bidder. The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trusteeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s option at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the sale to another day, time and/or place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above, or at any date and time fixed by a preceding postponement. Alternatively, at its option, Successor Trustee may give a new notice of sale. This 28th day of September, 2010.

WHO YA GONNA CALL? If you have a problem with the delivery of your morning The Mountain Press, please call the Circulation Department at 428-0748, ext. 230 & 231 Monday - Friday and your paper will be delivered to you on the same day. Newspapers from calls after 10:00 a.m. will be delivered with the next dayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s paper. On Saturday, Sunday and holidays you may dial 428-0748 extensions 230 & 231. If complaints are received between 8:00 and 10:00 a.m., papers will be delivered the same day. Newspapers from calls received after 10:00 a.m. will be delivered with the next dayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s paper. This applies to in-county home delivery only. Sevier Countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Only Daily Newspaper

The Mountain Press ď ľ Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Classifieds ď ľ A14

Mark Our Words: Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll Find It in the Classifieds! 428-0748



CERDY Š2010 Tribune Media Services, Inc. All Rights Reserved.


of finding your dream home in the Classifieds. Every day, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll find the most extensive listing of homes, properties, apartments and townhomes in your community. Readers from all over the area have found their homes in the Classifieds. Try it yourself today.

NEW BIBLE Jumble Books Go To:

by Mike Argirion and Jeff Knurek

Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words.

Open up to the possibility...

428-0746 Games

Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.

Answer: Yesterdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s

Jumbles: Answer:

(Answers tomorrow) GUILD ACRID MARLIN AVENUE The couple went for a spin in the storm because it was â&#x20AC;&#x201D; â&#x20AC;&#x153;DRIVINGâ&#x20AC;? RAIN


HUD PUBLISHERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S NOTICE All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it il egal 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 ad it on to those protected under federal law. We wil not knowingly ac ept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons hereby informed that al dwel ings advertised are available on an equal op ortunity basis. To complain of discrimination, cal HUD Tol -fre at 1-80 -6 9-97 7, The Tol -fre telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-80 -927-9275. 1342

Storage, Indoor/ Outdoor 10X10 or 10X20 SELF STORAGE Convenient Location! 411 South, left on Robert Henderson Rd., 1/4 mile on right at Riverwalk Apts.




Lowest Prices on Sealcoating and HOT crackfilling

865-719-2340 1048

Cleaning Service

Susanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Cleaning Service



We fix anything, no job too small! Free Estimates


1162 Home Improvement & Repair Tri-County Glass and Door

Davids Nursery 865-428-6198 1120

Fence Installation


Chain Link Fences Wood Fences Ornamental & Vinyl

All work guaranteed. Licensed and insured.


Cabin Pressure Washed Caulked, Sealed, Stained Tile & Hard-wood floors Carpentry Repairs

$$ SAVE $$

Before you Pay too much for Repair or Replacement Get a Second Opinion Free Price Quote A:HHL6IIO 6>G8DC9>I>DC>C<


Cabins Home Repair

Call: (865) 335-9007 The p/up #, 250451, All Work Guaranteed oris(865) 335-6630 not in our system. Call 430-2599 Please give valid p/up 1156 Heating/Cooling or attach pdf of ad. 1162 Home Improvement Thanks. & Repair

â&#x20AC;˘ Residential â&#x20AC;˘ Business â&#x20AC;˘ Cabins â&#x20AC;˘ Homes â&#x20AC;˘ Licensed, Bonded â&#x20AC;˘ Insured 20 yrs exp. 438-9219


1162 Home Improvement & Repair




Call Ty 368-2361

Comm., and Residential Glass repair, Showers, Doors, Insulated Glass


24 Hour Emergency Service

RAKE IN great finds with the Classifieds.


Lawn/Landscape/ Tree Svc

STANLEY LANDSCAPING Aeration, Reseeding, Tree and Shrub Trimming, Stump Grinding All work guaranteed. Licensed & insured.



Lawn/Landscape/ Tree Svc


Lawn/Landscape/ Tree Svc

Yard Mowing & Weedeating, Yard Clean Up, Hauling Trash & Brush, Trees Cut & Removal & Trimmed





Lawn/Landscape/ Tree Svc

A&Jâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Tree Experts Trees trimmed/cut/removed Firewood $60 Our price will not be beat Full insured. 14+ years exp.

865-774-1253 1198

Lawn/Landscape/ Tree Svc

Lawn/Landscape/ Tree Svc

   Property Clean Up  

 Cutting of trees, underbrush,     & misc. Yard Work   Firewood - Free Delivery   Call 428-1584  Joe    or 850-7891   


Lawn/Landscape/ Tree Svc


We treat your yard as if it was our own.

Tree Topping * Tree Removal Tree Trimming * Land Cleaning

25 yrs exp.

Call for a free estimate 556-4952





RDC Lawn Care and Maintenance Mowing, mulching, weed-eating, planting, pressure washing, clean gutters, fall leaf removal and much more.


NEFF & NORTHERN TRANSPORT Mobile Home Delivery & Setup FREE ESTIMATE Licensed, Bonded, Insured   s  





Serving Sevier County for over 20 Years


<6G6<:HA67H E6I>DH$H>9:L6A@H$:I8# <G69:9G>K:L6NH




Comics ◆ A15

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 ◆ The Mountain Press Family Circus

Close to Home


Sibling fed up with sister’s disrespect



Baby Blues

Dear Annie: My sister, “Didi,” has been living with my husband and me for several months. Didi pays a modest amount of rent based on her income -- but we set it up before she started working more consistently. She now has a parttime job and still doesn’t contribute anything more. If she were saving her money, I would understand, but she’s spending it on clothes and expensive makeup. She rarely helps around the house with cleaning or cooking. I realize she is lucky to have a job, but she refuses to pick up a second one. I told her I saw a “for hire” sign at a fastfood place close to home, but she won’t apply. I should also point out that she doesn’t drive, and I take her to work each day. On days when I have to drop her off early or pick her up late because of my own job, she gives me a bit of attitude. Frankly, I’m ready for her to move out, but I don’t think she can afford it yet, and I don’t want her asking me for money to help pay her rent. The complicated part of all of this is that my husband and I want to have a baby, but Didi is living in what would be the baby’s room. Nine months seems like a reasonable period of time for her to get her stuff together and move out. But if she truly cannot afford it, I don’t want to be the one making her live on the streets. I love Didi, but am beginning to feel she is taking advantage of me. How do I help her get her own place? -- Love my

Sis Dear Sis: Didi is definitely taking advantage of your tolerance levels. Are there any other relatives who might take your sister off your hands? If not, set up a timeframe. Inform Didi that you are planning to get pregnant and once it happens, you will need her room for the baby and she will have to move out. That will give her at least nine months to find another place. Tell her you’ll be happy to help her search for another part-time job, an inexpensive apartment and a roommate. Whatever it takes. Dear Annie: I am a 21-year-old female virgin. Two years ago, I had my first and only “relationship,” in which my boyfriend dumped me after a week when he realized I was not going to have sex with him. Since then, I have been afraid to seek out relationships because I’m scared of being pressured to move too fast. I know it is ridiculous to judge all men based on a single experience. But society projects the idea that women are expected -- even obligated -- to give sex to their boyfriends. I want to avoid the risks of STDs and pregnancy, but I don’t know whether I am strong enough to keep saying “no.” Is it wrong of me to expect a relationship without sex? --

t o d ay ’ s p u z z l e Beetle Bailey


Barney Google and Snuffy Smith

For Better Or Worse

Tina’s Groove

Lonely, but Afraid Dear Lonely: Of course not, but you are right that a lot of men expect a physical relationship with someone your age (although not after one week). There are plenty of guys who would be willing to get to know you and commit to a relationship before attempting to get you into bed. Keep looking. They are out there. Dear Annie: I have another take on the letters about funerals where the mourners may not wish to view the remains. Before my wife passed away in April, she made arrangements for her body to be donated to the University of Tennessee Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology. When she died, we notified them and they took her body to the school in Memphis. Their memorial service was impressive and comforting. These medical schools are always looking for such donations, and I have made arrangements for my body to be used the same way when the time comes. -- Sevierville, Tenn. Annie’s Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please e-mail your questions to, or write to: Annie’s Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 5777 W. Century Blvd., Ste. 700, Los Angeles, CA 90045. To find out more about Annie’s Mailbox and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at

A16 ◆ Local/Nation/Money

The Mountain Press ◆ Wednesday, October 20, 2010

‘Random event’ shots hit Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) — Someone fired shots at the Pentagon early Tuesday in what security officials described as “a random event.” No one was injured in the pre-dawn incident in which shots were fired into two windows at the sprawling Defense Department just across the Potomac River in suburban Virginia. Steven Calvery, director of the civilian Pentagon Force Protection Agency, told reporters that a number of his officers reported hearing five to seven shots fired


3From Page A1

Military recruiters told to accept gay applicants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department said Tuesday that it is accepting openly gay recruits, but is warning applicants they might not be allowed to stick around for long. Following last week’s court ruling that struck down a 1993 law banning gays from serving openly, the military has suspended enforcement of the rule known as “don’t ask, don’t tell.” The Justice Department is appealing the decision and has asked the courts for a temporary stay on the ruling. The Defense Department said it would comply with the law and had frozen any discharge cases. But at least one case was reported of a man being turned away from an Army recruiting office in Austin, Texas. Pentagon spokeswoman Cynthia Smith on Tuesday confirmed that recruiters had been given top-level guidance to accept applicants who say they are gay. Recruiters also have been told to inform potential recruits that the moratorium on enforcement of “don’t ask, don’t tell” could be reversed at any point, if the ruling is appealed or the court grants a stay, she said. The uncertain status of the law has caused

much confusion within an institution that has historically discriminated against gays. Before the 1993 law, the Defense Department banned gays entirely and declared them incompatible with military service. Douglas Smith, spokesman for U.S. Army Recruiting Command based at Fort Knox, Ky., said even before the ruling recruiters did not ask applicants about their sexual orientation. The difference now is that recruiters will process those who say they are gay. “If they were to self admit that they are gay and want to enlist, we will process them for enlistment, but will tell them that the legal situation could change,” Smith said. He said the enlistment process takes time and recruiters have been told to inform those who are openly gay that they could be declared ineligible if the law is upheld on appeal. “U.S. Army Recruiting Command is going to follow the law, whatever the law is at the time,” he said. U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips, who had ordered the military to stop enforcing “don’t ask, don’t tell,” was expected to deny the administration’s request to delay her order. That would send the case to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

LeConte Breast Center presents

 like a  Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Noon – 1 p.m.


Join J. Michael Rothwell, MD, Breast Surgeon, Wednesday, October 27, 2010, Noon – 1 p.m. for a lunch and learn presentation exploring the 2010 recommendations for your breast health. The cost for the program is $5 for Covenant Passport members and $10 for Non-Passport members. This cost includes a box lunch. The program will be

held at the Fort Sanders Sevier Senior Center at 1221 West Main Street in Sevierville. This lunch & learn is not just for seniors! If you’re interested in learning more about this topic please join us! For more information, or to register, call 453.WELL. Preregistration is required.

at 2:30 p.m. when a Pigeon Forge K-9 unit found Christian’s body about 20 feet inside the national park. Gatlinburg police asked for assistance from Pigeon Forge K-9 units, according to Gatlinburg Police Chief Randy Brackins. “(Christian’s) body was located about 20 feet inside the park on the south bank of (Dudley) Creek, at the base of a very steep slope, which investigators believed he may have attempted to climb,” park spokesman Bob Miller said. No weapon was found at the scene, and there was no immediate indication of foul play, park officials said. “The National Park Service is investigating Christian’s death in conjunction with Gatlinburg Police Department and the Sevier County Medical Examiner’s Office,” Chief Ranger Clayton Jordan said. “We expect to have an autopsy performed to determine the cause of death.” Brackins told The Mountain Press late Tuesday afternoon that officers had

at about 4:55 a.m. EDT near the south parking lot of the Pentagon. The Pentagon building and the roads leading it were briefly shut down as officers did an initial sweep of the area. An internal search of the iconic structure found fragments of two bullets still embedded in two windows — one on the third floor and one on the fourth. The bullets had shattered but did not penetrate the windows, Calvery said. The windows were part of offices that are being renovated and they were unoccupied at the time.

tracked Christian into the park, and that the National Park Service had taken over the investigation. “(The woman) alleged the rape early (Tuesday) morning, then we started looking for him and tracked him and kind of followed him into the park,” Brackins said Tuesday afternoon. Brackins’ comments came more than an hour and a half after park officials said the Pigeon Forge K-9 officer located the body. The Park Service statement said, “At about 2:30 p.m. this afternoon Great Smoky Mountains

National Park Rangers were informed that a Pigeon Forge Police Department K-9 unit had discovered a body, later identified as being that of Mark Christian, 45, of Lebanon, Tenn., just inside the National Park adjacent to the city limits of Gatlinburg.” Police had not charged Christian with a crime, but wanted to question him in relation to the allegations made by the woman. The relationship between Christian and the alleged victim was not made clear Tuesday evening. n

Wednesday, October 20, 2010  

The Mountain Press for Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Wednesday, October 20, 2010  

The Mountain Press for Wednesday, October 20, 2010