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The Mountain Press ■ Sevier County’s Daily Newspaper ■ Vol. 25, No. 310 ■ November 6, 2009 ■ www.themountainpress.com ■ 50 Cents

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Local man’s innocence claimed Attorney says DNA doesn’t match in 1985 Ohio kidnap, rape, murder By JEFF FARRELL Staff Writer The attorney representing a local man who was arrested this summer and charged in a 1985 murder says his DNA does not match DNA taken from the crime scene. Walter Edward Zimbeck, who was living on Navaho Lane, was arrested in July and charged with the kidnapping, rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in Swanton, Ohio. Zimbeck had been living

in this area for some time; Sevier County Sheriff Ron Seals said Ohio law enforcement offiZimbeck cials contacted him last year to say there was a person of interest in regard to one of their investigations living in Sevier County. Officers from Ohio came to the area several times

to interview Zimbeck and collect evidence, including DNA, Seals said. Zimbeck’s defense attorney told an Ohio television station this week that DNA from her client did not match evidence from the crime scene. “I’ve never been more convinced in my 10 years of law practice that this man is innocent. He should be released from jail based on the evidence that has finally come forth,” attorney Amber VanGunten told WNWO,

an NBC affiliate in Toledo, Ohio. Zimbeck had dated the victim, and authorities focused on him as a suspect early in the investigation, according to the station. VanGunten told The Knoxville NewsSentinel that interest waned after he cooperated with investigators and passed a polygraph test. She told the Sentinel police began looking at him again after a tip from his estranged wife; the couple is in the middle of a divorce

and contesting custody of their 2-year-old daughter. She told WNWO she believes the charges against Zimbeck should be dropped immediately. “I’ve never been more convinced in my 10 years of law practice that this man is innocent. He should be released from jail based on the evidence that has finally come forth.” For the time being, however, Zimbeck remains in an Ohio jail. n jfarrell@themountainpress.com

‘Twenty years and counting’ INSIDE

5Christmas traditions Favorite shows returning to Dollywood festival Mountain life, Page B1 Curt Habraken/The Mountain Press

The entire Duggar family performs a holiday song for the crowd.

Weather Today Mostly Sunny

Duggars highlight evening of Forge festivities By DEREK HODGES Staff Writer

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Tonight Mostly Clear Low: 33° DETAILS, Page A6

Obituaries Nicole Smith, 27 Edwin Thomas, 72 Irene Collins, 71 Dianna Grove, 40 Vontriece Ottinger, 92 Gregory Chapman, 59 Hazle Nimmer, 100 DETAILS, Page A4

Index Local & State . . . . A1-12 Opinion . . . . . . . . . . . . . A7 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . A8-10 Nation . . . . . . . . . . . A11 World . . . . . . . . . . . . A11 Money . . . . . . . . . . . A11 Calendar . . . . . . . . . . B5 Advice . . . . . . . . . . . . B6 Comics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BB Classifieds . . . . . . . B7-11

Corrections Robert Portier is pastor of Saint Paul Lutheran Church in Sevierville. Due to an editing error his church affiliation was incorrect with his letter to the editor in Thursday’s edition. The Mountain Press regrets the error and is glad to set the record straight.

PIGEON FORGE — With fanfare, a flourish of fireworks and a famous family, Pigeon Forge on Thursday became the third and final city to kick off Winterfest’s 20th anniversary celebration. The stage at the annual event in Patriot Park seemed almost too small as the Duggar family, stars of the TLC reality Curt Habraken/The Mountain Press television Show “18 Kids and Counting,” joined city officials The Pigeon Forge High School and Middle School dance and Special Events Volunteer teams perform. of the Year Bob Fowler in flipping the switch that marked the festivities. is cause to celebrate,” Mayor start of the four-months-long “Anything that lasts 20 years Keith Whaley said. “We’re cer-

tainly doing that tonight and we’re so glad you’re all here to help us do that. It seems appropriate that we have a family that really understands the significance of the number 20 here with us.” In the core group of Duggars there are 20 family members total, including 18 children and parents Jim Bob and Michelle. In all, there were actually 24 members of the Duggar family taking part in Thursday’s event, though. That includes eldest son Josh, his wife Anna and their new daughter and the family’s first granddaughter Mackynzie, See duggars, Page A5

Future Sevier County industry puts ‘I’ in I-40 Newton: New industry should be near interstate By DEREK HODGES Staff Writer The director of the Sevier County Economic Development Council said Wednesday the effort to find new sites for future industrial growth has

zeroed in on two potential areas, both with access to Interstate 40. County leaders have determined in recent months they need to find new areas for such development after the deal to bring Lisega Inc. here nearly collapsed while the company struggled to find a workable site. Even before that, though, there remained only about 35 acres of buildable land in the county’s existing

industrial parks. “For all intents and purposes we are out of industrial property,” Allen Newton told the group’s board of directors during their monthly meeting. “It is important for us to be by the interstate. It’s very, very important.” The push forward on finding a suitable site comes at a time when Newton has begun seeing a renewed interest from businesses looking to

locate in Sevier County. “We now have two manufacturing prospects that are talking to me,” Newton said. “Things are starting to pick up a little bit. We’ve been pleased.” Both the sites now being eyed by council officials are near the property Lisega eventually settled on east of Exit 407 and both are near the interstate. They also include several parcels and may add up to as much as 170 acres of new

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space for industrial development. Newton has scoped out the properties with the help of Ed Cooper, a staffer with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), which provides free assistance to communities looking to purchase new industrial sites. Cooper said he has looked at both the properties being considered and believes See I-40, Page A5


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Brenda McCroskey, director of the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce, and Bob Parker, director of the Sevierville department of parks and recreation, talk about the trees planted as memorials for recipients of the John Sevier Award.

Five honored posthumously Trees planted as part of John Sevier Awards By JEFF FARRELL Staff Writer SEVIERVILLE — Five new trees growing at the Sevierville Visitors Center will help honor the memory of five notable citizens who died over the past year. Local officials joined members of the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce and friends and relatives of the deceased Wednesday in a ceremony to honor the five recipients of the John Sevier Award for this year. The annual award recognizes people who had a major impact on the community and who died in the past year. This year’s honorees were Harold Atchley, William (Bill) Atchley, Grant Cantwell, R.B. “Pete� Hailey and Dwight Wade Sr. “We’ve lost a lot of people who meant so much to the community,� Mayor Bryan Atchley said. The mayor was also there Wednesday to speak in honor of his father. Bill Atchley was the

Kodak Library hosts free movies for teens From Submitted Reports KODAK — The Kodak Library will host two free teen movie programs in November for the “Reel Books: Book-into-Movie� program. The first movie, “Smoke Signals,� is based on Sherman Alexie’s “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven.� “Smoke Signals,� rated PG-13, was the first film written, directed and acted completely by American Indians. “Smoke Signals� will be shown on Saturday starting at 2 p.m. A Reel Books family movie, Walt Disney’s “Pocahontas,� will be shown on Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. For more information, contact Kelly Hamilton at 933-0078.

director of missions for the Sevier County Baptist Association from 1955 until 1987, served as a state representative on two occasions and was the county’s first veterans officer. His son said people still talk about things his father did for them, whether it was helping a veteran to get benefits or other accomplishments. “That was his life, was a life of service,� Bryan said. Harold Atchley — brother to Bill Atchley — was longtime director of Atchley Funeral Home, served in county government and helped start the county hospital. His daughter, Patsy Wallace, said he believed in giving back to the community he loved. “My father and my mother felt like they were the most blessed people to be Sevier Countians,� she said. Cantwell was a founding member of the board of directors for Citizens National Bank. He helped to start the Boys and Girls Club of the Great Smoky Mountains and the Robert F. Thomas Foundation. “You had an ambassador in him you wouldn’t believe,� said his niece, Millie Mauk. “He sold

Sevierville in his sleep.� Wade was a local businessman, owner of Wade Department Store, and a charter member of the Lions Club and Chamber of Commerce. He served on the board of directors for Sevier County Bank for more than 50 years. One of his sons, Gary Wade, currently serves on the Tennessee Supreme Court. “(Dwight) was an outstanding citizen and raised a fine family,� said John Waters, a family friend who spoke because Dwight Wade Sr.’s grandson, Zach, was sick Wednesday and unable to attend. Hailey served as a local attorney for 55 years, was an active member of the Robert F. Thomas Foundation and helped to have the Veterans Memorial placed at the Sevier County Courthouse. His wife, Mary Louise Hailey, said he would have been proud to have a tree planted in his memory — he loved trying to grow plans, she said, and loved anything that helped improve his community. “We traveled to a lot of places ... and we thought Sevier County was the most beautiful of all.� n jfarrell@themountainpress.com

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SEVIERVILLE — Shadrack Watersports and RV brings “Christmas Wonderland� to Smokies Stadium during Winterfest. The lighting show, which kicks off today, is one of America’s largest drive-through, fully computerized LED light shows. Thousands of lights are included in this synchronized show filled with holiday tunes. The entire drive-through is nearly one mile in length and lasts approximately 20 minutes. “Christmas Wonderland will be a great addition to Sevierville’s Winterfest Celebration this year,� said Chamber of Commerce spokeswoman Amanda Marr. “There are already millions of people who come to our area during Winterfest, but having a new attraction like Christmas Wonderland will give those visitors something new and exciting for this year as well.� Christmas Wonderland will continue through Jan. 2. Hours are 6-10 p.m. daily. Admission is $10 per car Monday through Thursday, $15 per car Friday to Sunday, $20 per activity van, $30 per limo and $65 per bus. Proceeds will benefit area food ministries. For more information, call (423) 652-0120 or visit www.shadrack.com.

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LONDON (AP) — Former Prime Minister Tony Blair and country music singer Dolly Parton will be featured in a new BBC series exploring how faith shapes lives. Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu also will be interviewed on the program, which explores the role religious belief plays in the lives of high-profile figures. Blair will talk about his conversion to Catholicism, while Parton will explain how she balances her faith with her flirtatious stage image. Tutu, who has long campaigned against injustice in South Africa, jokes in his segment that he would like to ask God, “whose side are you on?� “All the interviewees come from very different backgrounds, but what binds them together is the fact that, although their faith has been challenged, they’ve emerged with strong spiritual beliefs,� said Fern Britton, the show’s presenter.

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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. u Noel Armando Castro, 29, of 1705 Ogle Road Apt. 1 in Gatlinburg, was charged Nov. 5 with DUI and speeding. He was being held in lieu of $1,500 bond. u Eddie Lee Cline, 29, of 1078 Center View Road in Sevierville, was charged Nov. 4 with a misdemeanor warrant from general sessions court. He was being held. u William Robert Collins, 22, of 1229 Wilson Road in Sevierville, was charged Nov. 4 with DUI and simple possession of mari-

juana. He was released on $2,000 bond. u Timothy Ray Hardin, 43, of 1511 S. Delozier Road in Seymour, was charged Nov. 4 with violation of probation. He was released. u Ronnie Edward Helton, 42, of 769 Pollard Road in Kodak, was charged Nov. 4 with violation of probation. He was released. u James Allen Sims, 44, of 1934 Seagle Hollow Road in Sevierville, was charged Nov. 4 with theft of property worth $1,000 to $10,000. He was released on $1,000 bond.

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Members of the Duggar familty from TV’s “18 Kids and Counting� will be part of Cowboy Church services Sunday at Country Tonite.

Duggars to attend Cowboy Church From Submitted Reports PIGEON FORGE — Smoky Mountain Cowboy Church will host the Duggar family from Springdale, Ark., at the 10 a.m. service on Sunday at Country Tonite theater. The 20-member family group is in Pigeon Forge to help the city kick off the 20th annual Winterfest.

The family is probably best known for its TLC channel reality show “18 Kids and Counting.� The Duggars’ lives are chronicled on the popular program. The Duggars have appeared on on numerous TV programs and in various magazine and newspapers. The Duggars are Christians who believe children are a blessing from

God. Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar were married July 21, 1984. Their first child was born four years later. Smoky Mountain Cowboy Church is held each Sunday at Country Tonite. There is no admission charge. Through the Internet and satellite radio, the service is beamed around the world.

‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ program under way From Submitted Reports An annual program to deliver Christmas gifts to needy seniors is under way. Area retailers, along with agencies that serve older adults, have partnered with a senior-care service to make sure that isolated seniors receive gifts and companionship through the Be a Santa to a Senior program. The local office of Home Instead Senior Care sponsors this program. The program will run through Nov. 23. Local nonprofit organizations and health care companies identify needy and isolated seniors in the community and provide those names to Home Instead Senior Care. Ornaments with the seniors’ gift wishes then go up on Christmas trees at various locations.

Holiday shoppers can pick up an ornament, buy items on the list and return them unwrapped to the tree location, along with the ornament attached. Home Instead Senior Care then enlists volunteers to collect, wrap and deliver the gifts. Trees are up at CVS Pharmacy in Sevierville and Fort Sanders Sevier County Senior Center in Sevierville. For more information call (423) 587-5800 or 453-4488. “There is a tremendous need right here in our own communities. No senior should be alone through the Thanksgiving and Christmas season. Sadly, that’s how it is year after year for many seniors. Be a Santa to a Senior is just a small way to reach out to these lonely and financially challenged seniors, to show them that people

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Nichole Lee Smith

Nichole Lee Smith, age 27 of Sevierville, passed away Sunday, November 1, 2009. Nichole had a heart of gold and enjoyed life, especially her children. She was an avid Colts fan and was a member of Second Baptist Church, Sevierville. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Wayne and Betty McCarty and aunt Carmaleta Hoffman. Survivors: fiancĂŠ, Jeremy Rayburn; sons, Matthew and Anthony Rayburn; daughters, Erin and Ashley Rayburn; parents, Robert and Diana Weaver; brother, Dustin Smith and fiancĂŠe Amanda Boyer; sisters, Lori Scott and husband Steven, Anna Davis and husband Earskine Jr., Ivy Gray and husband John, Danielle Willis and husband Darrel; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles; special friend, Kristie Wilson. Funeral service was held at 12 noon Thursday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Pastor Travis Russell and Rev. Jim Kitts officiating. The family received friends 10 a.m. to 12 noon Thursday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. n www.atchleyfuneralhome.com

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Dianna Lynn Ludwigsen Grove Dianna Lynn Ludwigsen Grove, age 40 of Sevierville, passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2009. She was preceded in death by her grandfathers William Ludwigsen and Edgar Lockman. Survivors: husband, Larry Grove; parents, William and Linda Ludwigsen; daughters, Natasha and Jasmine Henshaw; grandmothers, Alice Lockman and Ethel Ludwigsen; sisters, Michele Ogle and husband Rick, Alicia Haynes and husband Randy; nephew, Joshua Haynes; niece, Jordan Ogle. The family will receive friends 12-1 p.m. Saturday with a memorial service beginning at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home. Carl Mays will officiate. Cremation arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. n www.atchleyfuneralhome.com

Gregory Alan Chapman, 59 of Kodak, formerly of Sarasota, Fla., died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009. He worked at Smoky Mountain Knifeworks as a vintage knife collection consultant. Survivors include his wife, Lisa Chapman; daughter, Caylie Chapman; mother, Lucille Chapman and friend Jerry Barnes; brother, Mark Chapman and wife Beth. The family received friends Thursday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.

Hazle Nimmer Hazle Nimmer died at her home in Gatlinburg Nov. 1, 2009, at the age of 100. Survivors: children, Barbara and Dr. Harold N. Richardson of Perris, Calif.; Bruce and Diane Nimmer of Minnesota; Jenifer and Rodney Wilson of Minnesota; eight grandchildren; several greatgrandchildren. She was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Gatlinburg, and the church’s Pastor Janet Volk will officiate at a memorial service. The Nimmer family invites friends to the service at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, at the Nimmer home in Gatlinburg. For more information, call (865) 436-6247 or (607) 437-1529.

Survivors: husband, D.L. Cole; children, Karen McElyea and husband Rick, Steve Cole and wife Linda, Lynn Cole and wife Peggy, Janet McClure and husband Bill, Marsha Huff, Glinda Hale and husband Dennis, Tony Cole and wife Stacy; grandchildren, Gary LaFollette Jr. and wife Tabitha, Drew LaFollette, Clint McElyea and wife Toni, Stephen Cole, II and wife Michelle, Milisa Huskey and husband Tom, Jamie Ledford, Josh Cole and wife Lea, Travis McClure and wife Shonda, Chad McClure, Brittany and Sierra Huff, Nathan, Aftin, Keri and Jared Hale, Kristi Murray, Petty Officer Second Class Tony Cole, II and wife Lola, Zachary, Autumn, Hayden and Preston Cole; greatgrandchildren, Blake LaFollette, Connor, Cole, Caden and Julia LaFollette, Kallen McElyea, Wesley, Jessica, Kayla, Noel and Mason Huskey, Taylor and Ethan Cole, Dylan Player, Phillip Bugg, Canon McClure, Randy Parker, Tristin and Thomas Hale, Kyle and Heather Murray, K’leb,

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Irene Collins, age 71 of Sevierville, TN, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 4, 2009, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. She attended Freedom Fellowship Baptist Church. She was a dedicated employee of The Apple Barn. She was preceded in death by her father Dennis Melton, mother Inellie Jones Melton, and sister Jeanette Melton Knight. Left behind to cherish her memory are her: husband of 54 years, Harry Gene Collins; sons, Mike Collins and his wife Jama, Tony Collins; daughter, Debbie Brackins and her husband Gary; brothers and their wives, Floyd and Carolyn Melton of Greenville, Jackie and Sandy Melton of North Carolina; sisters-in-law and their husbands, Dorothy and Harold Reynolds of Tusculum, Judy and Ross Seaton of Afton; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; special aunt, Helen Ricker; and many special friends, cousins, nieces, and nephews. Special thanks to her coworkers at Apple Barn and her doctors and nurses at Fort Sanders Medical Center. Memorial donations may be made to benefit the family, c/o Atchley Funeral Home, 118 East Main Street, Sevierville, TN 37862. Pallbearers will be grandchildren Jason Brackins, Mark Brackins, Travis Collins, Chad Huskey, Mack Ellis and Mitchell Hodges. Funeral service 4 p.m. Saturday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Curtis Wells and Rev. Jimmy Boling officiating. Family and friends will meet 2 p.m. Sunday in Shiloh Cemetery for graveside service and interment with Rev. Bill Maples officiating. The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.

Edwin Cary Thomas, 72, of Sevier County, Tenn., died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at UT Hospital. Born Jan. 31, 1937, he was the only child of the late Edwin Llewellyn Thomas Jr. and Eleanor Spence Thomas of Knoxville; grandson of General Cary Fletcher Spence and Edwin Llewellyn Thomas. Ed attended West High School and UT Knoxville, and pursued his great passion for history throughout his lifetime; also his love of the Smoky Mountains, music, sports cars, reading, and his wonderful dogs and horses. Most of all, he loved sharing these with friends and family. Ed is survived by his wife, Carol Knapp Thomas; and cousins: Fletcher Spence of Knoxville; Hannah Parten of Loudon; Shirley Davenport of Knoxville; Ran Hooper of Newport; Margaret Caraway of Missoula, MT; John Caraway of Salem, OR; Susan S. Herbert; Beverly Hamilton of Jacksonville, FL; Isabella Thomas-Heinsohn of Huntsville, AL; Margaret Hatcher of Conroe, TX; Edwin L. Thomas of Hesperia, CA; as well as their many children and grandchildren, and many very dear friends, who were family to him as well. Funeral service will be 2 p.m.. Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Reverend Chris Buice officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Foothills Land Conservancy, Old Gray Cemetery, or the Museum or Library of your choice. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. n www.rosemortuary.com

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Vontriece Ottinger

Vontriece Ottinger, age 92 of Parrottsville, passed away Wednesday November 4, 2009. She was a lifetime member of Luther Memorial Lutheran Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, M. Glenn Ottinger; parents; three sisters and four brothers. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Johnny and Charlene Ottinger, Kodak; daughter and son-in-law, Jeanenne and Roy Ownby, of Parrottsville; special grandson, Darryl Ownby of Parrottsville; other grandchildren, Julie Ownby of Parrottsville, Rhonda Mills and husband Derrick; great-granddaughter, Kendall Mills, all of Kodak; sisters-in-law, Betty, Dorothy and Elizabeth Hawk of Greeneville; special nephew-in-law, Bill Larkin, of Midway; also several nieces, nephews and other family and friends. Funeral services will be held 7 p.m. Saturday, November 7, 2009, in Manes Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Jack Wilder officiating. Burial will be 2 p.m., Sunday, November 8, 2009, in Luther Memorial Lutheran Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, November 7, 2009, at Manes Funeral Home prior to the funeral services. Family and friends may sign the guest register on line at: www.manesfuneralhome.com. Manes Funeral Home in charge. Bryce and Kelsey Cole; brothers and sisters-in-law: Rev. Andy and Barbara Miller, Rev. Lewis and Betty Miller; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Annette Jennings and Peggy Rauhuff. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Gum Stand Baptist Church, P.O. Box 613, Pigeon Forge, TN, 37868. Funeral service 7 p.m. Friday at Gum Stand Baptist Church with Rev. Ronnie Reagan, Rev. Andy Miller and Rev. Lewis Miller officiating. Special singers will be grandsons Hayden and Preston Cole. Family and friends will meet 11 a.m. Saturday

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Judge wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t act in voting machine case NASHVILLE (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A Nashville judge is giving the state time to implement a state law requiring paper trails for voting machines for next yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s elections but said heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sensitive to issues raised by plaintiffs who sought a temporary injunction in the case. Chancellor Russell Perkins ruled Thursday in a suit brought by advocacy group Common Cause against Secretary of State Tre Hargett over Hargettâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s refusal to immediately implement the Tennessee Voter Confidence Act. The lawsuit filed in Nashville in October asked the judge to order Hargett and election officials to begin putting the optical scan voting machines into operation. Perkins refused to issue the injunction, saying â&#x20AC;&#x153;the relief sought is sweeping and extraordinaryâ&#x20AC;? and â&#x20AC;&#x153;would really be out of bounds.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;But that doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t excuse the defendants from complying with the statute,â&#x20AC;? Perkins said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The court is concerned about some of the slow progress that appears to be associated with this particular Act.â&#x20AC;? Hargett has argued that no machines meet 2005 standards envisioned by the law. But the Common Cause lawsuit claimed that the law would allow voting machines meeting the most recent federal standards from 2002. Plaintiff attorney Gerard Stranch said he was disappointed the judge didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t grant the injunction, but said heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pleased that the court noted the law does not require use of the 2005 standards alone, but that â&#x20AC;&#x153;the 2002 standards are available and could be implemented prior to the November 2010 election.â&#x20AC;?

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all of whom surprised the rest of the family by flying in to be part of the vacation Thursday morning. Also present was Jim Bobâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s mother Mary, who moved in with the family after the February death of her husband J.L. Thursday would have been the coupleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 49th wedding anniversary and the family presented Mary with a vase of roses to mark the day. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is kind of a day for us to remember him and honor him,â&#x20AC;? Michelle said. The family has made vacationing in Pigeon Forge and Sevier County a tradition, though itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not been until recently that their trips have become so publicized thanks to the show. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Over the last 15 years weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve probably been to Pigeon Forge a dozen times,â&#x20AC;? Michelle told The Mountain Press earlier in the evening. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have pictures from a time we came here when Josh was just a little guy and we went on a picnic in Cades Cove. We actually got to see a bear. This is just one of our favorite places. We think of this as a home away from home.â&#x20AC;? The couple said the family has fallen in love with the area because it caters to folks like them. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Pigeon Forge is a very family- and faith-oriented destination,â&#x20AC;? Jim Bob said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We encourage people to come to Pigeon Forge as a family. This really is a community of faith and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a great place for families.â&#x20AC;? His wife agreed with his sentiment. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re careful about the influences that come into our childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lives and this is the kind of place where we can find plenty for them to do. And the people here are just wonderful. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just like being at home,â&#x20AC;? she said. After flipping the ceremonial switch with Fowler, the family stayed on stage for a while to serenade the

Wilson promised the flashy start will be mirrored in the coming years after a few years of somewhat meager Winterfest kickoff events in Pigeon Forge. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It will continue in this style,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It will continue to be amazing. There will be surprises every year and something new to see.â&#x20AC;?

each could work, despite concerns about hills, the need to extend infrastructure and a lack of appropriate road access at each site. The Mountain Press has opted not to disclose the locations of the two sites at this time since there are no firm plans for purchasing either one. Meanwhile, as that discussion progresses, Lisega has begun moving forward on getting ready to move to its new site, something company officials hope to be able to do as early as next year, Newton said. County leaders have secured state grants to help in bringing East Dumplin Valley Road up to the standards required for industrial access and extending infrastructure like water, sewer and electricity to the site. Knoxville engineering firm Barge, Waggoner, Sumner & Canon is currently doing engineering on the road, which will have to be widened to 12-foot lanes with 4-foot gravel shoulders on each side. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s taking a long time, but it is going,â&#x20AC;? Newton said.

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Jim Bob, Michelle, and their youngest child Jordyn-Grace Makiya Duggar help Pigeon Forge volunteer of the year Bob Fowler flip the switch. crowd with Christmas carols. As they sang â&#x20AC;&#x153;We Wish You a Merry Christmasâ&#x20AC;? and the children played violins, snow machines cranked out fluffy white flakes over the crowd. For those who waited â&#x20AC;&#x201C; some for hours â&#x20AC;&#x201C; in the cold for the chance to see the family, which has gained a considerable following in part because of the strong Christian faith they rely on in the raising of their kids, just the chance to snap a few pictures of the family and interact with Jim Bob was a thrill. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We love them,â&#x20AC;? Molly Spurlock said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We really admire the way theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re raising their family and their values,â&#x20AC;? mother Jenni Spurlock agreed. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re just good people.â&#x20AC;? The two, along with friend Haley Cole, met the clan on its May visit. Still, they said that wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t enough and came back to get autographed pictures and the chance to pass along a list

of suggested baby names, which may come in handy since Michelle is pregnant with the coupleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 19th child. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We watch them all the time,â&#x20AC;? Cole said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We gave them a list of names they can use that has J names on the front and M names on the back because they only use J names for the kids and theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re using M names for the grandchildren.â&#x20AC;? Though the hoopla surrounded the Duggars, there was plenty of other entertainment to round out the night. Local dance groups, choirs and bands took to the stage throughout the evening, while Jimbo Whaley and Greenbrier capped off the event. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It has been amazing,â&#x20AC;? Wilson said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The weather couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be any more perfect. The crowd couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be any better. The entertainment couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be any more perfect. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re kicking the 20th anniversary off in grand style.â&#x20AC;?

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H1N1 shots to be on Saturday

The Sevier County Health Department will offer free H1N1 flu vaccine from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the department, Cedar Street downtown, by appointment only. To make an appointment, call 453-1032. Appointments will be scheduled only for pregnant women, household contacts and caregivers for children younger than 6 months, health care and emergency medical services personnel, all people from 6 months through 24 years of age, and persons 25-64 years who have certain health conditions. For more information call the department or the Tennessee Flu Information Line at 877-252-3432. n

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Christ in Smokies has free admission

Christ in the Smokies will offer free admission during November and December. Local residents are asked to bring nonperishable food items or a near new coat for the Sevier County Food Ministries. Christ in the Smokies is a retelling of the biblical story in 11 scenes using over 100 life-sized figures, special effects and narration. It is located on River Road and is open each day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call 436-5155 or visit www. christinthesmokies.com. n

SEVIERVILLE

SCHS veterans program today

The 17th annual salute to veterans will be held at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. today at Sevier County High. “What Are We Fighting for?” is the heme of the student program, showing the freedoms and rights in the First Amendment as well as honoring veterans. The program will include music and dance. Admission is free. For more information call 4535525. n

SEYMOUR

Charity auction set for Nov. 14

The Glitzi Glamour Gals is preparing for its fourth annual auction for charities at 6 p.m. Nov. 14 at Seymour First Baptist Church. A silent auction will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. A $12 dinner is available by reservations. Craig Hodges will sing, and Joe Fannon will serve as auctioneer. For information call Jo Pratt at 573-5410 or Fran Harper at 379-2738. n

SEVIERVILLE

Diabetes topic of special event

Fort Sanders Diabetes Center and Covenant Passport will hold a luncheon on Thursday to increase diabetes awareness. Carolyn Zibas and Ellen McPherson of the Fort Sanders Diabetes Center will talk about learning about living with diabetes. The luncheon will be from noon to 1 p.m., at the Senior Center. Registration is $5 for Covenant Passport members and $10 for nonmembers. Preregistration is required. Call 453-9355 for more information or to register. n

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Store serves as collection point

Cash Express, 230 Forks of the River Parkway, is serving as a collection point through Dec. 11 for donations of food, toys, coats and shoes to be delivered to the needy for Christmas.

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Legislators pan $70M biofuels project NASHVILLE (AP) — Some state lawmakers say they were misled in approving $70 million for an initiative to turn switchgrass into ethanol and have delayed approval on part of the project. The Fiscal Review Committee, a joint House-Senate panel, on Wednesday heard a report on the University of Tennessee’s Biofuels Initiative that said the project cannot be selfsufficient as originally promised. The committee delayed its approval of an

amendment to a contract on operation of the facility that involves about $11 million of the funding. Sen. Bill Ketron, a Murfreesboro Republican who chairs the committee, said the project was approved at a time when the state was “flush with cash.” Now, the state faces major revenue shortfalls with prospects of state employee layoffs and more budget cuts coming next year. “This program may need re-evaluation,” Ketron said. “We’re going

to have to turn over every rock to balance this next budget.” The report was presented by Jim White, the executive director of the committee’s staff, and included videos of officials describing the plan in 2007, when it was approved at the urging of Gov. Phil Bredesen. Those statements were contrasted to the status of the project now, which has undergone changes including a new developer and a scaling down of the expected production.

The pilot project refinery in rural Vonore, in East Tennessee, is scheduled to open next month. The original projection of a facility producing 5 million gallons of ethanol per year was based on Department of Energy estimates for the size needed to be commercially viable. Under the current plan, the research refinery will produce about 250,000 gallons of ethanol, enough to determine whether the processes will work for a full-size refinery.

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Manthano Club meeting was hosted by Deane Williams, Marian Oates and Faye Hochnedel. The three members had the opportunity to tour Israel in March. Travels included two days in Petra to view ancient ruins where visitors must still make the choice of walking one kilometer, riding a carriage, riding a camel or riding a horse.

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national quote roundup “It was very emotional for us, because once got her to the hospital, we called our wives and every one of us was crying. Grown men crying. It’s just such a relief. We’ve had missing children cases in the past, but nothing like this.” — Washington County (Fla.) Sheriff Bobby Haddock after investigators found 7-month-old Shannon Dedrick alive under her baby sitter’s bed after she was missing for five days.

“Will you now be complicit in establishing a precedent and expectation that teenagers should engage in behaviors heretofore associated primarily with adult films?” — Parents Television Council president Tim Winter in a letter to CW network affiliate stations about an upcoming episode of “Gossip Girl” in which a sexual threesome is promoted on-air.

“It feels better than I remember it, man. It’s been a long time.” — Yankees captain Derek Jeter after New York beat Philadelphia to capture its first World Series title since 2000.

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U.S. reforms unlike those in Canada

AUSTIN, Texas — A guy walks up to you in a bar here and asks, “Are you a Republican, conservative or independent?” You can’t tell if he’s kidding. After all, this is the most liberal place in the state. It’s also where I first heard about Shona Holmes, the Canadian lady. Holmes, a 45-year-old citizen of a place called Waterdown in Ontario, has become the Joan of Arc of the battle against health care reform in the United States. As she tells it, OHIP, the acronym for the “free” (taxes pay for it) Canadian health care system, sentenced her to burn at the stake by putting her on a waiting list for analysis and treatment of what she calls a “brain tumor.” Actually, it was a benign cyst near the brain. The technical name is Rathke’s cleft cyst, a fluid-filled sac that grows near the pituitary gland. It can be painful and affect vision, but it is not life-threatening. A group called Patients United Now — “people just like you,” says its Web site — is sponsoring television commercials featuring Shona Holmes in all 50 states. (I don’t know if he is just like me, but an industrialist named David Koch is the principal financier of the Holmes campaign.) She is traveling our country making speeches and television appearances comparing the Canadian system to the Inquisition, saying she would have died waiting to see a doctor in her country. Instead, she says, she mortgaged her house, borrowed from neighbors, crossed the border and had the cyst removed at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Cost: $95,000. She seems to be, right now, the most hated woman in Canada. Newspapers are defending OHIP; bloggers are saying if she doesn’t like Canada she can (and should) get out. A few voices are calling for Holmes to be deported. The Ottawa Citizen called her “disgusting.” Canadians apparently love their system. A columnist for the Calgary Sun, Stephen Lautens, attended a conservative forum in Florida and sent back this report: “When hearing the horrors of the Canadian health-care system being described last weekend, all I could do was wince. ... ‘Would (you) like to speak to a real, live Canadian about our health care,’ I asked (two ladies in a bar)? “’Can you pick your own doctor?’ was the first question. ‘Because we hear the government assigns you a doctor in Canada.’ “You indeed pick your own doctor, I assured them. ... It was also not true, I said, that it takes months to see your doctor. Mine complains she doesn’t see me enough. There are gaps in our system, I confessed, where there are unacceptable wait lists for some kinds of surgery -- hips and knees and other things in demand. “’What’s your health-care premium?’ they wanted to know. They quoted theirs as being a couple thousand dollars a month. Their jaws dropped when I told them there really isn’t one and everyone is covered from birth. “At this point, a small crowd had gathered around me at the bar to hear the Canadian tell his magical tale of health-care coverage. I told the story of breaking my shoulder in a fall, having one of the best shoulder specialists in Canada put it back together, a few days at the hospital and nine months of physiotherapy. The cost? “Thirty-five dollars, because the sling I went home in wasn’t covered.” The “disgusting” thing from an American perspective is the low level of the health-care debate. Or is it the gullibility of millions of Americans? The Senate Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, along with Fox News, has used the Shona Holmes story to attack health-care reform. True or not, it is interesting stuff, except for one thing: The American reforms being discussed are not at all like the Canadian singlepayer system. So, Canadians, with longer, healthier lives, are yelling at Shona Holmes and laughing at us. — Richard Reeves, a presidential scholar and expert on six presidents, is the author of several books, including profiles of Richard Nixon and John Kennedy. Column distributed by Universal Syndicate.

Editorial

Standing tall Our national park has major economic impact on community The figures released last week by a researcher at Michigan State University are as impressive as the Great Smoky Mountains themselves. A survey of economic information from getaway communities around 391 national park units showed that our park puts all of the others to shame. Last year, the figures show, more than nine million visited the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, generating some $800 million in revenue for communities from Sevier County to Cherokee, N.C. Here’s what makes those figures so staggering: Grand Canyon National Park, perhaps even more famous than our park, was next highest, with little more than half the revenue at $423 million. Yellowstone generated $345 million, Blue Ridge Parkway $342 million and Yosemite $292 million. You like apples? Well, how do you like them apples? Pretty sweet, huh? How much of that $800 million is spent in Sevier isn’t clear, but the national park clearly is one of the top economic

drivers in the area. Who knows how many tourists come to visit the national park, then make a side trip to Dollywood, Cirque de Chine, the outlet malls or one of the many theaters or other attractions? Conversely, how many folks come for one or more of those attractions and take a side trip to the national park? According to www.Gatlinburg.com, the national park is located within a twoday drive of half the nation’s population — making it accessible to roughly 150 million people. It’s certainly an advantage the western parks such as Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Yosemite cannot boast. University of Tennessee Tourism Institute Director Steve Morse said that tourism, other attractions and the park bring about $1.5 billion in revenue to the area annually. And, he said, more that there are 14,500 jobs in the tourism industry in the getaway communities that otherwise wouldn’t exist. The popularity of Great Smoky Mountains National Park isn’t a prod-

uct soley of its location, although that certainly helps. Park Superintendent Dale Ditmanson has a first-rate staff that does a great job with its programs and is aggressive in procuring money for projects such as the $44 million in stimulus funds that will be used to improve roads, trailheads and campgrounds next spring, thus making its infrastructure modern and second to none. It also doesn’t hurt having an icon such as Dolly Parton as an ambassador for the park and an actor the magnitude of Knoxville’s David Keith, who was willing to volunteer his time to play President Franklin Roosevelt during the Gatlinburg Fourth of July Parade this year. That the national park produced $800 million in revenue for the region and is nearly twice the amount of its nearest peer is an amazing figure bordering on staggering. What is more important, however, is the impact it has on the local economy, not only in tourism dollars but also in the support jobs created.

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Public forum Jones Cove principal grateful for Pioneer Day support, help

Editor: Recently, Jones Cove Elementary School held its annual Pioneer Day fundraising event. I would like to thank everyone involved in making our Pioneer Day a successful event. Thanks to the generous donations of local businesses and support from our community, we were able to raise $6,850 for our school. A special thank you goes out to the Jones Cove community for their support of our school. I would also like to thank the Jones Cove Elementary School faculty and staff for all of their hard work planning and preparing for the day. A great time was had by all that attended. Once again, thanks to everyone involved in making our Pioneer Day a sucess. Shannon Sullivan Principal Jones Cove Elementary

Flags flying at high school would look great year ’round

Editor: Just wanted to let everyone know how much I love the American flags flying at Sevier County High School. Every year I look forward to this display of patriotism. My only wish is that the flags would fly on Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and … well, you get the picture. The flags are great. Fly them year ’round. Julia Zahn Sevierville

been hooked by the “drop fee” charged by a local wrecker service, who lifted my car that was parked in a loading zone, for no more than five to seven minutes while I made a delivery, and charged a drop fee to set it down. I spoke with someone at the office who relayed my request for a refund to the owner, who said he couldn’t do anything. But when I need a tow, I won’t be calling him. Ron Duke Sevierville

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Robert Portier is pastor of Saint Paul Lutheran Church in Sevierville. Due to Wrecker service policy creates an editing error his church affiliation was incorrect with his letter to the editor in anger over ‘drop fee’ imposed Thursday’s edition. The Mountain Press Editor: regrets the error and is glad to set the Wrecker Service gone amok. I too have record straight.

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Bears fans prepare for white out tonight Team faces big challenge against 8-seed BHS Bulldogs By COBEY HITCHCOCK Sports Writer SEVIERVILLE — The Sevier County High School Smoky Bears are ranked No.2 in the state, flying high with a 10-0 record, but in order to keep their season alive for another week, they’ll again have to do something they’ve done all year ... prove themselves. In an unusually hard first-round match-up for a No.1-seeded team, the Smoky Bears will have to avoid the bite of the Bearden Bulldogs (8-2) this Friday night at Lon C. Birchfield stadium. Powering an offense on a team that lost just two games this season — to No.1 Maryville and No.7 Farragut — is RB Devrin Young, an All-State stud who rushed for 1,208 yards and 12 TDs this season to go along with 137 receiving yards. “When you look at Bearden, you obviously hear and see Devrin

There are other capable Bearden players, with QB Kyle Riemer passing for more than 1,200 yards and nine TDs this season, but even if Sevier County’s defense limits the potent Bulldog offense, the Smoky Bears offense has got to play its part by scoring some points against the tough Bearden defense, which has allowed an average of just eight points in its eight wins. In regards to the Smoky Bear offense, Brewer hopes to see a repeat performance from last week’s Morristown East battle. “Last week, offensively we had zero three-andouts, and I thought that was terrific,” said the coach. “That’s the kind of performance we need again (tonight). “We’ve got to be able to possess the ball and put points on the board.” Although the Smoky Photo submitted Bears accomplished the Sevier County High School’s Chucky McDaniel, Alex Byrd and Jordan Whaley prepare shirts for 10-0 regular season — a the white out for Friday night’s game at SCHS. The Bearden Bulldogs will travel to Sevier County first in school history — for the first round of the TSSAA playoffs. McDaniel is encouraging the SCHS fans to wear white they are now entering a for the game. The first 1,100 people attending the game will receive a free t-shirt. new phase of the season, a place not familiar to this current crop of Young,” said 18th- where he’s at all times, for us. We’ve got to stop that’s been able to stop Purple players. year SCHS coach Steve and you’ve got to have them offensively, and to him completely. “This is the first time “That will be a tall this group of players will Brewer. “(Young) is cer- bodies on him. He’s that do that we’ll have to containly not all (Bearden explosive, and he’s that tain Devrin Young, and order, because (Young) play a playoff game,” said I say contain because I is that outstanding of a is), but he’s a guy you’ve elusive. “That’s where it starts don’t know of anybody back.” got to be aware of and See SMOKY BEARS, Page A10

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Eagles’ excited about playing state’s top team By JASON DAVIS Sports Editor Seymour — The Seymour Eagles (4-6, 3-4 in District 2-AAA) know they have their work cut out for them tonight against the state’s No.1-ranked Tennessee High School Vikings. And that’s just the way the Eagles like it. “(The team’s mentality) has been great, just like all year,” coach Jim Moore said Thursday evening. “I guess for other teams in other situations it might mean something to be playing the No.1 team in the state, but heck, all year long we’ve been playing ranked teams in the state. This just happens to be the No.1-ranked.” Coach Moore has confidence in his squad and their ability to play with the big boys. “Sevier County, CAK, Morristown East, Morristown West, all those teams have been ranked in the state, so this is just another one.” In all of those contests except CAK, the Eagles were within 11 points, and two — Sevier County and Morristown West — could have gone Seymour’s way had just one play gone differently in the game. Last week against Morristown West, the Eagles played their always-stingy defense, allowing just eight points, but scored just three themselves. “Defensively we played really well,” Moore said. “We gave up one touchdown on a pick route, and we had a snapped punt that gave them two points and that was it. Offensively we weren’t consistent, but four of our bigger plays of the night were called back because of penalties.” Should the Eagles play the same sort of ball game on defense, they may stand

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Eagles senior Keegan Newport (44) bowls over a Cherokee defender two weeks ago on senior night at Seymour. a chance with the mighty Vikings. “They’re a good football team, no real weak spots,” Moore said. “Offense, defense, special teams all three, they’re a very solid football team. “Offensively they’re something else. They run the ball well, they throw it well, they block well. Good play selection. They mix it up good. They’re just a well-coached football team that’s got some really good athletes. They’ve got a fullback/linebacker that may be the best we’ve seen this year.” The Vikings are also very good behind center. “Their quarterback has a very good arm, and it seems like he sits back

there and has 10 seconds to throw every ball he throws,” Moore said. “We’ve watched film after film and there’s no pressure on him, and somebody eventually comes open.” Should the defense get pressure, perhaps the Eagles’ defensive backs — with 12 picks already this year — can add to that total and set up a short field for the offense. Field position and keeping their vaunted defense off the field for as large chunks of time as possible will be keys to staying with a Tennessee High team that hasn’t allowed an opponent to finish within 15 points of them all season. mpsports@themountainpress.com

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Sevier County High School’s Erin McMullen and Alex McCandless.

SCHS athletes tabbed finalists for High School Heisman Citizenship, charity top priorities for two of Bears’ best By JASON DAVIS Sports Editor SEVIERVILLE — Honoring scholarship, athletics and citizenship, the Wendy’s High School Heisman is one of the premier high school awards

that can be bestowed on a senior prep athlete. This year Sevier County High School has two of the 20 finalists for the state award. Senior cross country and track athlete Alex McCandless and senior soccer goalie and track runner Erin McMullen were both chosen as state finalists thanks to their dedication on the playing field, in the classroom and

in the community. Both are members of Beta Club and have leadership roles in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Teen Board at SCHS. Both make great grades in their classes, and both also strive to make Sevier County a better place. Between participating in food drives, coat drives and sponsoring needy See HEISMAN, Page A10


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Local teams have interesting matchups in first round The regular season has finally passed, and, to be honest, all of our local teams did better than Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d originally expected. Sevier County rose to new heights with a perfect 10-0 regular season, GatlinburgPittman continued their streak of great teams, finishing 9-1 in a new, tougher district. Add to that Seymourâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s making the playoffs in their first-ever season playing in the stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s highest regular-season classification, Pigeon Forgeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s surprise four-win season and The Kingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Academyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s continued success, and we were blessed with a lot of good football in Sevier County this year. But now itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s time to get down to business. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re talking about the playoffs. Two local teams get to host first-round games this week, while one team â&#x20AC;&#x201D; the Seymour Eagles â&#x20AC;&#x201D; has to hit the road. Sevier County hosts Bearden The Sevier County Smoky Bears, a No.1 seed in the 6A classification, drew perhaps the toughest first-round matchup of any 1-seed in the state football playoffs. The Bears will face the 8-2 Bearden Bulldogs and their all-state running back

just six interceptions, all while completing 63 percent of his passes. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s twice broken the schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s singlegame passing yardage record this year, finally settling with a 335-yard, 5 TD performance against Daniel Devrin Young. Boone, a school that held Young rushed for 1,208 Seymour to just three points yards and 12 TDs in the earlier this year. regular season, and averAnd heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just the beginaged nearly seven yards per ning of the Vikingsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; offense. carry. The team had over 2,000 In addition to Young, yards rushing on the seaSeymour at Tennessee Bearden QB Kyle Riemer son, led by 630-yard rusher High passed for over 1,200 yards Gatlinburg-Pittman Keenan Shepard. Five other The Seymour Eagles hosts Happy Valley and nine touchdowns, backs on the team carried Gatlinburg-Pittman went fought back from a tough keeping the offense wellthe ball for at least 200 2-5 start under first-year from a 1-seed to a 3-seed balanced. yards, allowing the Vikings coach Jim Moore to finish after the TSSAA pulled In their eight wins, the to always have fresh back in the 2009 regular season down and fixed their origiBulldogs outscored their 4-6, securing a spot for their the backfield. opponents by an incredible nal brackets. Add to that a defense first-ever appearance in the With the change, the 34-8 margin. thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s held opponentsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 5A playoffs. Highlanders are now set In their two losses, What prize did the Eagles scores low enough to insure to face the one-time rival however, to top-tier teams the team always won by at get for their outstanding Farragut and Maryville, the Happy Valley Warriors, effort over the seasonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s final least 15 points, and it cerinstead of Johnson County Bulldogs were outscored tainly appears Seymour has few weeks? A pairing with Longhorns (5-5). 80-17. a monster on their hands. the stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s No. 1-ranked The Warriors were only Last season Young rushed But, before anyone gets Tennessee High Vikings in 5-4 for the regular season, for 270 yards and five TDs carried away, there are a but the team had good wins the first round. while Bearden beat Sevier couple of things that could The Vikings (10-0) have over Sullivan East and the County 46-29. help Seymour stay in the probably the most efficient Longhorns. This year things could game for a chance to win. quarterback the Eagles Add to that the fact that go either way. I personally Seymour has a good the Warriors snapped G-Pâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s have seen all season in 6-3 believe the Smoky Bears secondary, bolstered by have improved greatly since chance at an unbeaten regu- senior quarterback Taylor defensive backs Cory last season, but theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve still lar season last year, and the Harmon. Clark, Chase Ketron and Harmon has passed for game has all the makings had some problems with Blake Overton. Combined 1,297 yards this season, for a thriller. big-time running backs. good for 15 touchdowns to with Zack Egan and Cody Still, I believe G-P will Even if coach Kenny Ratledge schemes to limit Young, Bearden has shown they can pass the ball. But I think the Bears, like they have all year, will find a way. Behind quarterback Zach Flynn and his posse of capable receivers, the Bears should score enough points to win. Hopefully the Bears defense is up for the challenge in front of a raucous home crowd. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m thinking they will be. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Smoky Bears win 35-28

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G-P, SCHS have tough playoff roads ahead By COBEY HITCHCOCK Sports Writer Although the Sevier County High School Smoky Bears completed a perfect 10-0 season and the Gatlinburg-Pittman Highlanders were just one fourth-quarter kickoff return from accomplishing the same thing, excellent regular seasons did nothing to make things any easier in the playoffs for either squad. The Smoky Bears, playing in the 6A playoff bracket, have the top seven teams in the state â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and eight of the top 10 programs â&#x20AC;&#x201D; in their 16-team half of the playoff bracket. Five of the top nine teams in the state are in the Bearsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; eight-team bracket quadrant. The story is nearly the same for G-P, playing in the 3A playoff bracket. The Highlanders have six of the top eight teams in their 16-team half of the playoff bracket. Three of the top eight teams are in the Blue and Goldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eight-team quadrant. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Lord, yes, thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a tough half of the

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children for Christmas, both SCHS seniors are heavily involved in charity and community service. Both residents of Sevierville, the two young adults have also served outside of the local area by participating in fourstraight summers of mission work with their church â&#x20AC;&#x201D; First Baptist Church of Sevierville. From spreading the Gospel in impoverished areas of Mississippi and New Mexico to pounding the pavement with door-to-door evangelism in the rough streets of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the pair really light up talking about their work with their church youth group. McMullen and McCandless both credit their parents with pointing them in the right direction as children. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve grown up together and our families have always been involved doing stuff,â&#x20AC;? McCandless said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They always encouraged us to do extra things. And also, our youth group, we always take a mission trip every year, and Scott Carter, our youth pastor always encourages us to do community service things. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We realize that weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re really lucky,â&#x20AC;? McCandless continued. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have stable houses, stable environments at home, and how lucky we were to both have our biological parents. Something theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve taught us is that we need to give back and help people that donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have all those privileges.â&#x20AC;? The children of Eddie and Libby McCandless and Brian and Irene McMullen, Alex and Erin are now getting recognition for their diligent service. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Erin called me and told me the results were online. I was really surprised, not only that I had gotten it, but that Erin and I both had, being from the same school,â&#x20AC;? McCandless said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;That was really cool.â&#x20AC;? The state winners of the award will be selected this Saturday, and one male and one female from Tennessee will go on to compete to be the national title winner in New York City on Dec. 11. National finalists will be featured during a televised ceremony on ESPN2, and will receive a gold medal and $2,000 award for their high schools. From there one male and one female national winner will receive a Wendyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s High School Heisman trophy and Wendyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s will donate $10,000 to each winnerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s respective high school. Additionally, the winners will be recognized during the collegiate Heisman Trophy broadcast on ESPN, Dec.12. Even if the two from SCHS donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t advance past the state finalist round, both have bright futures ahead as they prepare for college and their lives beyond. With a goal set on being a math teacher, McMullen is undecided where sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll attend college. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m still really unsure where I want to go to school,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If I wanted to play soccer, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d have to play at a very small college. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve visited some colleges like that, and those schools just arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t the ones that would be right for

bracket,â&#x20AC;? said 38th-year G-P head football coach Benny Hammonds, referring to the Blue and Goldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s road to the 3A state championship hopes. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The two best teams may be on the same side of Nashville, because TSSAA has got the playoffs drawn up geographically, because theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re afraid theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll lose a penny if teams are too far apart when they play each other.â&#x20AC;? Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hard to find anyone really in favor of the new TSSAA playoff system. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Football coaches are going to play with whatever situation theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re faced with,â&#x20AC;? said 18th-year SCHS head football coach Steve Brewer. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll tell you that (the state of Tennessee) had a perfect football playoff system as far as knowing who you were going to play and where you were going to play at, the match-ups. It was an excellent system. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m opposed to what we have now. I think itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s very subjective in the hands of people, and we see the

me. I really like GardenerWebb University in North Carolina, thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the one Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m really looking at right now.â&#x20AC;? McCandless is also unsure of his future alma mater. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m not sure where I want to go to college yet,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Wherever I go I want to compete in track and cross country. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve visited a few different schools and applied to several, but I havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t really decided yet. I really donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want to go too far away from home.â&#x20AC;? One thing he is certain of is his future career field. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Last year I accepted a call to ministry at our youth conference,â&#x20AC;? McCandless said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m not sure what area of ministry thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be, but I know itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s some kind of full-time Christian service. You donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have to be behind the pulpit to be part of the ministry. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll just see where God leads me.â&#x20AC;? mpsports@themountainpress.com

confused results we got this past weekend. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Having said that, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the law of the land, and weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to line up and do our best. But certainly, I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think this system compares to the system weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been under problem-free the past 28 to 30 years.â&#x20AC;? This new playoff system has eliminated a lot of easy first- and second-round playoff match-ups, at least in East Tennessee ... arguably the SEC of Tennessee prep football. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m sure people from different parts of the state would argue that,â&#x20AC;? Brewer said diplomatically. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But we play good football over here, and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s obviously a challenge.â&#x20AC;? No.7 G-P will have to face potential match-ups against No.1 Alcoa, No.3 Polk County, No.4 CAK, No.5 Austin-East and No.8 Elizabethton just to get to the 3A state finals. The Blue and Gold will have to go through A-E and Elizabethton just to make the semi-finals. No.2 SCHS will have potential match-ups against No.1 Maryville,

No.3 Blackman, No.4 Oakland, No.5 Ooltewah, No.6 Riverdale, No.7 Farragut and No.9 McMinn County to reach the 6A championship ... and through Maryville, Ooltewah, Farragut and McMinn County just to reach the semis. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Certainly, when you put teams of this caliber in a quadrant, anything can happen,â&#x20AC;? said Brewer. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But I think there will be some competitive football, and weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re looking forward to it. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re excited about finishing the regular season ranked No.2, because weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve never finished that high. But the reason you cut your summer short and work out and prepare is to get to the playoffs, and when you get there, try to do something. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Right now there are 32 teams in the state vying for the top spot. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got a really tough road, but weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll see if our kids are up to it. I believe they are.â&#x20AC;? chitchcock@themountainpress.com

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Brewer. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Some of the players may have dressed out for a playoff game as freshmen ..., but none of them have played a playoff game.â&#x20AC;? Because this group of players continues to do something theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve never done before, thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not much danger of an emotional fall off after completing the 10-0 campaign last week. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I believe this team is excited about being in the playoffs,â&#x20AC;? said Brewer. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I believe our guys will show up and play. And if we show up, play hard and compete, the game really has a way of taking care if itself. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not hungry, it will definitely show (tonight), because it will be our last four quarters of the season. But if our players keep competing the way they have been competing â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and I believe they will â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and if Bearden does the same, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll have one great ball game.â&#x20AC;? Although itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s win or go home this time of the year, the Smoky Bears are dealing with the pressure the way theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve done all season. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We started the season with the goal of just trying to win the next game,â&#x20AC;? said Brewer. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our goal wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t to go undefeated. We just wanted to take each game at a time. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Right now, our goal is to be 11-0. We hope thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s what weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be, but weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got a tall mountain to climb. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll have to get used to it, because thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the way itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to be from here on out.â&#x20AC;? chitchcock@themountainpress.com


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FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A soldier opened fire at a U.S. Army base in Fort Hood, Texas on Thursday, unleashing a stream of gunfire that left 12 people dead and 31 wounded. Authorities killed the gunman, and apprehended two other soldiers suspected in the attack. The shooting began around 1:30 p.m., Lt. Gen. Bob Cone said at a news conference. He said all the casualties took place at the baseâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Soldier Readiness Center, where soldiers who are about to be deployed or who are returning undergo medical screening. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a terrible tragedy. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s stunning,â&#x20AC;? Cone said. Little was known about the three

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soldiers suspected of taking part in the attack. The soldier used two handguns, Cone said. It was not clear if the gunman had stopped to reload. A graduation ceremony for soldiers who finished college courses while deployed was going on in an auditorium at the Readiness Center at the time of the shooting, said Sgt. Rebekah Lampam, a Fort Hood spokeswoman. Greg Schanepp, U.S. Rep. John Carterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s regional director in Texas, was representing Carter at the graduation, said John Stone, a spokesman for Carter, whose district includes the Army post. Schanepp was at the ceremony

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a squeaker, but I think itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to be close,â&#x20AC;? Hoyer said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is a huge undertaking.â&#x20AC;? The Maryland Democrat said language on abortion and illegal immigrants was still being worked out, but predicted those issues

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when a soldier who had been shot in the back came running toward him and alerted him of the shooting, Stone said. The soldier told Schanepp not to go in the direction of the shooter, he said. Stone said he believes Schanepp was in the theater. The base was locked down after the shootings. The wounded were dispersed among hospitals in central Texas, Cone said. In Washington, President Barack Obama called the shooting â&#x20AC;&#x153;a horrific outburst of violence.â&#x20AC;? He said itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a tragedy to lose a soldier overseas and even more horrifying when they come under fire at an Army base on American soil.

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real estate transfers district 1 Sykes & Wynn PLLC, Orville and D’Lene Roberts to Sevier County Bank for $27,739.10 for 4.439 acres, Yellow Britches Road Veryl and Robert McCarter, Kaitlin Houser, Lennie McCarter, deceased, and Kate McCarter, deceased, to Donna and James Qualey Jr. for $15,000 for 2 acres, Rocky Flats Road Tim McCoy to Junior and Gladys Sutton for $16,000 for lots 199 and 201, Lin Creek Section, English Mountain Wachovia Mortgage Corp. To Jerimy Seymour for $101,000 for lot 1, Green Mountain Homes

district 2 Recontrust Company, Lourdes and Sharooz Fard to Bank of New York Mellon for $297,500 for lot 23, Treehouse Cabins and Resort Tennessee State Bank to KVR Properties LLC for $958,000 for units A-1, A-2, B-1, B-2, C-1, D-1, D-2, E-1, E-2, F-1 and F-2, Cambridge Estates Price Builders Inc., to Larry and Carolyn Hood for $215,000 for lot 5, Powdermill Estates

district 3 Sykes & Wynn PLLC and Thomas Homes LLC to Sevier County Bank for $70,000 for lots 12 and 15, Fair Oaks Sykes & Wynn PLLC, Larry and Layla Hicks to Tennessee State Bank for $188,840 for lot 1, Stephen D. Newland property

district 4 Wells Fargo Bank and American Home Mortgage Servicing Inc., to John and Tanya Rapavi for $87,000 for lot 30, East Gate First Tennessee Properties LLC to Alan and Phyllis Klump for $245,000 for lot 28, Huntington Woods Dennis Morris to John Cagle for $45,000 for lot 16, Red Bud Acres August and Nancy Lang to Jim and Marlene Styles for $1,300,000 for lots 26, 27 and 28, Murrell Meadows Fannie Mae, Federal National Mortgage Association, and Shapiro & Kirsch LP to Stephen Foster for $189,000 for lots 16 and 18, Robertson Farm Sykes & Wynn PLLC, Daniel Thomas Jr. and Jean Thomas to Tennessee State Bank for $30,000 for lot 24, Ridgewood Estates Green Tree Servicing LLC to Everett Reitz and Bonnae Stanley for $59,900 for lot 14, Phase II, Dwight Allen property Boulder Development LLC to Kimberly Glynn for $310,000 for lot 3, phase I, The Boulders Teddy Jones to the following for property at Walnut Grove Show Farms: n Larry Sorrell for $655,050 for lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 12 and 13

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n Emily Kile for $100,100 for lot 6 n Mac Adams for $154,000 for lots 7, 8 and 9 n William and Lorene Barnes for $29,700 for lot 10 n Ray and Linda Parton for $40,700 for lot 11

district 5 Schaad Brothers LLC to Buddy and Kathy Kuykendall for $332,000 for lot 129, unit 4, phase 2, Savannah Glen Dan Mitchell Family Trust to William Klinkenberger for $126,900 for unit 18, Green Gables Townhomes Samuel and Krista Freshour to Michael Shular for $306,000 for unit 125, Riverstone Resort Condominium Sykes & Wynn PLLC and Thomas Homes LLC to Sevier County Bank for $335,000 for lot 3, Joseph C. Lowry property Bank of New York and BAC Home Loan to Paul and Barbara Comley for $110,000 for lot 12, Arrowhead Resort William Rose, CUS LLC and Quint Bourgeois to Stewart Sanders for $108,000 for unit 103, Briarcliff Condominiums Pledged Property II LLC and Litton Loan Servicing LP to Edna Sexton and Beverly Fugate for $76,000 for lot 2, Beverly Hills Fred and Candace Reagan to Benjamin Worth for $195,000 for lot 15, Broady Hills Paige Turner and Douglas Dean to Tommy and Wanda L. Pendleton for $175,000 for unit 303, Orchards Villas and Vineyards Condominiums Johnny Settlemir to Keisha Shults for $109,000 for lot 14, Allensville Ridge Malcom, Mattie, Carroll, Blaine and Wendell Matthews Estate to Mark Hurst and Tracy Matthews for $66,000 for lot 2, Arlie Matthews Estate Bruce Bailey and BIV Retail LLC to Regions Bank, Nexity Bank, RBC Bank USA, Crescent Banking Company and GreenBank for $23,900,000 for lot 117, LaFollette Addition No. 1 SABR Mortgage Loan, Barclays Capital Real Estate Inc., and HomeQ Servicing AIF to Jeff and Taunda Motsinger for $95,000 for lot 105, phase 4, Eagles Ridge Resort Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, Litton Loan Servicing LP to Rickey and

Julia Bailey for $87,000 for lot 23, Woodridge Village

district 6 Larry and Hilda DeLoach to Dawn and Thomas Burnett for $250,000 for lot 3, Waldens Ridge

district 7 Mary Bevins to David and Tiffany Anderson for $204,000 for lot 28, Alder Branch Household Financial Center Inc., to Chuck and Laura McCarter for $264,900 for lot 3, Swann Farm Daniel Moore and Cross Pointe Realty Partners LLC to Branch Banking and Trust Company for $1,766,000 for property on Winfield Dunn Parkway Jerry Amonett, Kenneth and Nancy Martin to Delton and Stephanie Robinson for $68,500 for lot 61, Galloways Lakeside Development

district 8 Claudia Dunnagan and Randall Dunnagan, deceased, to Owen and Amanda Bowles for $140,000 for lot 7, Hillsview Jack and Jo Anne Williams to James and Cheryl Davis for $225,000 for lot 57, Blue Byrd View

district 9 William and Mary Lane to Mary Hinkle for $80,000 for lot 41, Eagle Trace Preferred Properties Investments LLC to Jerry and Janet Gannaway for $325,000 for phase 2, Hidden Ranches Federal National Mortgage Association, Fannie Mae, and Wilson & Associates PLLC to Jason Dykes and Ashley Veals for $75,000 for lot 13, McMahan Shellie Wallace, John Ruggiero and Susan Chuley to Wells Fargo Bank and Carrington Mortgage Loan Trust for $368,833.08 lot 119, phase II, Majestic Meadows Jerry and Rosemary Walker to Jessica Hall for $141,000 for lot 247, Cherokee Hills Addition No. 4 Samuel and Craig Nelson and Samuel L. Nelson Sr. and Dorothy Nels to Karen

Weaver for $150,000 for lot 213, Cherokee Hills Addition No. 4 Robert and Amy Ross to Shane Charles for $150,000 for lot 81, Cherokee Hills

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district 10 Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., Chicago Title Insurance Company and ServiceLink to Douglas and Cheryl Ferguson for $183,254 for lot 32, Sterling Springs Federal National Mortgage Association, Fannie Mae, Wilson & Associates PLLC to Theodore and Lori Bruce for $150,000 for lot 33R, Phase I, Sterling Springs

district 11 Venture Real Estate Group LLC to BJF Ventures LLC for $380,000 for unit 18, Gatlinburg Falls Parkview Resort Nationwide Trustee Services Inc., Laura, Mike and Michael Williams to HSBC Bank USA, GSAA Home Equity Trust for $116,195.63 for lot 25, Tyrolea Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., Freddie Mac, National Default REO Services and First American Asset Closing Services to Paul and Charlene Damron for $204,000 for unit 7, phase I, Laurel Oaks Norman and Joyce Shelton to Brian and Julie Overturf for $165,000 for lot 6A, Tyrolea Greg and Wendy Patterson to Italo and Jill Fiore for $22,500 for lot 3, Huskey Grove Estates Dennis Pressley and Melissa Wright to Woody, Shirley and Barry Luna and Lori Ann Sparkman for $85,000 for unit 405, Laurel Inn Condominiums Oliver Adams, Gary and Patricia Greenway and GJG Family Partners to New Falls Corp., for $58,000 for lots 4 and 2, Baskin Heights Ronald Weimer to Gregory and Janet Massey for $189,000 for lot 590, Sky Harbor Gregory Shanks and Charles White to Clayton Bank and Trust for $85,000 for lot 163, Hidden Valley Abba and Carol Rubin to Mike and Cindy Werner for $110,000 for unit B411, Highlands Condominiums, Phase III

Shapiro & Kirsch LLP, Walter and Wendy Phillips to Wells Fargo Bank for $91,000 for lot 22, Thorngrove Acres Joe Hillard to Aubrey and Tarah Deck for $141,292 for lot 22, Sherwood Forest

district 13 Jeffrey and Lara Carr to Robert Skidmore for $145,000 for 0.5958 acres, Birds Creek Road Federal National Mortgage Association, Fannie Mae, and Wilson and Associates PLLC to Linda and Richard Ducharme for $182,000 for lot 34, unit 1, Legacy Mountain Mary Hope Wolfenbarger to Steve Cruz for $190,000 for 1.8860 acre, in District 13 Regions Bank to William and Eileen Stapleton for $255,000 for lot 98, unit 1, Legacy Mountain First National Bank of Jasper to Jimmy and Iris Hodges for $100,000 for lot 7A, Silvermine Hollow David and Anita McCreary to Tina and Lonnie Eagleson for $155,000 for lot 4R, Birds Creek Sykes & Wynn PLLC, Danny, Daniel and Jean Thomas to Tennessee State Bank for $424,858 for lot 5B, Price Acres Rudy and Cindy Bradley to Bobby and Karen Cornett for $397,000 for lot 13, Mountain Grace Estates David, Tamala, Dennis and Cynthia Morehart and Michael and Deborah Vaughn to Ellen and Charles Bauer II for $187,500 for lot 59, Shields Mountain Estates

district 14 Gerald Rickard to Jessee Meade for $105,000 for lot 19, Eagle Springs Resort Prime Investments, Carl Edd McCarter II, Rhonda Ward, F. Nicky McCarter, Mike Roberts, Jackie and Angie King to Kenneth and Sherri Nash for $108,000 for lots 56 and 57, Cool Springs Aurora Loan Services LLC and First American REO Servicing to Ashley and Austin Meredith for $150,000 for lot 4, Broadview Acres Stoneridge Inc., to

Aaron and Allison Dalton for $130,000 for lot 53, Mountain Grove Wells Fargo Bank and American Home Mortgage Servicing Inc., to Michael and Linda Lane for $41,000 for lot 1, Moore Farm F&W Builders LLC, Gregory D’Amico and Michelle Fellin to Michele Nowacki for $126,850 for unit 8, Chesney Commons Tennessee Developers Group Inc., to Brenda King for $103,000 for unit 2, Frontier View Townhouses Clayton Bank & Trust to Tommy and Kimberly Graham for $172,500 for lot 5, King View Federal National Mortgage Association, Wilson & Associates PLLC to Clay Barton for $119,900 for lot 46, unit 2, Boyds Creek Landing

district 15 Beneficial Tennessee Inc., to Johnny Settlemir for $27,900 for 1.0187 acres, Allensville Road Shelie Wallace, Kenneth and Mary Jo Huskey to E. Shane Patterson for $37,600 for 1.2918 acres in District 15

district 16 Billy and Joyce Neely to Branch Banking and Trust Company for $105,161.70 for lots 64 and 65, Black Bear Ridge Roger and Gwendoyn Goodman to Robert Amason Jr. and Darryl Draper for $183,600 for lot 21R, Nicoha Estates Fannie Mae, Federal National Mortgage Association, and Shapiro & Kirsch to Eric Clemmer for $162,500 for lot 51, Covered Bridge Resort Widman-Legacy LLC to John and Gina Brown for $477,000 for lot 63R, The Preserve Bank of New York Mellon and BAC Home Loan to Naomi Golden for $160,000 for lot 2, Section 18C, Shagbark

district 17 Robert and Juanita Padgett to Philip and Jill Shepherd for $20,000 for lot 318, Outdoor Resorts at Gatlinburg

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A rt s & E n tertai n m e n t Editor’s Note: The Arts/ Entertainment calendar is printed as space permits. Events within a two-hour drive will be considered. To place an item phone (865) 4280748, ext. 215, or e-mail to editor@ themountainpress.com. Items may be faxed to 453-4913. n

Local Entertainment

Ray Price

8 p.m. Nov.13 at Country Tonite; tickets $30, 453-2003, www.firstclassconcerts.com

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Cross Canadian Ragweed

8 p.m. Sunday at The Valarium with The Band of Heathens; tickets $15 advance, $17 door; (865) 656-4444, www.thevalarium.com

Rusted Root

8 p.m. Nov. 19 at Bijou Theatre; tickets $26.50, (865) 656-4444, www.knoxbijou.com

Jason Aldean

8 p.m. Nov. 20 at Freedom Hall Civic Center, Johnson City; tickets $29-75-$34.75, (423) 4614884,

Del McCoury Band

8 p.m. Nov. 20 at Bijou Theatre; tickets $26.50, (865) 656-4444, www.knoxbijou.com

Amanda Palmer

8 p.m. Nov. 22 at Bijou Theatre with Nervous Cabaret; tickets $18 advance, $19.50 day, (865) 6564444, www.knoxbijou.com

Tennessee Shines

7 p.m. Nov. 25 at Bijou Theatre, featuring Dan Tyminski and Jeff White; tickets $15 advance, $20 door, (865) 656-4444, www. bijoutheatre.com

Radio City Christmas Spectacular

7 p.m. Nov. 30 at ThompsonBoling Arena; tickets $45-$80, (865) 656-4444, www. KnoxvilleTickets.com

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Santa’s Wonderland

3-8 p.m. Sunday at Bass Pro Shops, Kodak

Veterans Day Celebration

11 a.m. Wednesday at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies Plaza; free admission

Souper Bowl

5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Arrowmont Staff House Dining Room; tickets $20, benefiting United Way of Sevier County; 436-5860, www.arrowmont.org

Holiday of Hope pageant

Nov. 21 at Tennessee Shindig; $5 admission; registration fee to enter pageant $25 through Nov. 6, $30 after Nov. 6, 428-0748 ext. 215, www.themountainpress. com/downloads/HolidayofHope. pdf

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Women in Wood Exhibition Through Jan. 2 at Blain Galleries, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 436-5860, www. arrowmont.org

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Children’s Art Exhibition & Reception

5 to 7 p.m. today at the second floor gallery of the U.S. Cellular Stage at Bijou Theatre, display open through November

Master Woodworkers Show Friday-Sunday at the Emporium Center, Knoxville; (865) 523-7543, www.knoxalliance.com

Fine Craft Fair

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 13-14, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 15 at Jacob Building, Chilhowee Park, Knoxville; admission $6 adults, $5 students and seniors; children under 6 free, www.foothillscraftguild

Christmas traditions Favorite shows returning to Dollywood festival By GAIL CRUTCHFIELD Community Editor PIGEON FORGE — Tradition is important at Dollywood, and it’s even more important during the Christmas holidays. Dollywood will kick off its Smoky Mountain Christmas festival on Saturday. The award-winning event has become a tradition for many as a way to get their holiday celebrations off on the right foot. And like many traditions, once they are set, not very much changes about them. Dollywood will be bringing back its most popular shows, including Babes in Toyland, Christmas in the Smokies, O’ Holy Night and the Carol of the Trees. Although, there is something new about Carol of the Trees. The tree itself is new, and this will be the first year all of the lights in the synchronized display are LED lights, said Dollywood spokesman Pete Owens. The 15-minute production is repeated several times nightly. Other than that, there are very few changes to the festival’s traditional lineup. “When it comes to Christmas at Dollywood, things returning are a big deal,” said Paul Couch, the park’s entertainment director. “We don’t let go lightly.” And it seems to be working. The Christmas festival was named the No. 1 Christmas event for the second year in a row by Amusement Today magazine. “Collectively, Dollywood won the Golden Ticket award for best shows in the industry,” Couch added. “For us, bringing the shows back helps develop our reputation and helps achieve our status.” The longest running production during the Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival is the always-popular Christmas in the Smokies. The 45-minute production in Showplace Theater is original to the festival, and has been entertaining crowds with holiday tunes for 20 years. “It wouldn’t be Christmas at Dollywood without Christmas in the Smokies,” Couch said. “There are people who don’t feel like their Christmas has begun until they see Christmas in the Smokies. On of the things people like about it is, it’s a very clear, celebration statement that Christmas is about the birth of Jesus.” The production centers around a cabin where family and friends gather to hear holiday tales and traditions. Introduced in Curt Habraken/The Mountain Press 2008 was a special effect with snow falling on the audience at the front of the the- The Carol of the Trees display at Dollywood receives an upgrade this year, with a new tree and all LED lights. ater. But they don’t walk out shaking snow from their hair; this chemical snow dissipates before it reaches the ground. Babes In Toyland has become another favorite after its introduction in 2006. The onehour production includes a cast of 20 and a fully-orchestrated musical score. Before this year’s “Sha-Kon-O-Hey!” it was the most elaborate show the park had ever produced, Couch said. “We really raised the bar,” Couch said of their The cast of Babes in Toyland, above, performs in the Celebrity Theater, while one of the rovversion of the ing characters, below-right, strolls around Dollywood. Christmas play. “It’s not a show a lot of people try to do.” that’s our show about our own Miracle on But it is a show a lot of people seem to 34th Street,” Couch said. The character enjoy, Couch said. of St. Nick works quietly to bring about a “It’s been this big, fun show that family’s Christmas miracle. families with children can enjoy,” he O’ Holy Night is a live Nativity that tells said. “It’s sort of like our own version of the story of Christ’s birth through the eyes Macy’s Parade. It’s a fun thing to go do at of some of the people there to witness it. Christmas time.” “I think that’s what distinguishes us as Appalachian Christmas continues a company — our willingness to celebrate the Smoky Mountain theme with trathe birth of Christ,” Couch said. ditional Christmas tunes performed by They also don’t mind celebrating differthe Appalachian String Band featuring ent cultures, hence the awe-inspiring sight Naomi Wood. You’ll hear tunes like the of the German Christmas Pyramid — the Bill Monroe classic “Christmas Time’s A second largest in the world. Coming.” A thrill for almost all of the senses is Other musical experiences include the Polar Express 4-D Experience, where Christmas with the Kingdom Heirs, O’ you can see, hear, feel and smell your Holy Night and Twas the Night Before Christmas. See Dollywood, Page B2 “Twas the Night before Christmas,


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Et cetera Showing at Reel Theatresâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Movies on the Parkway in Sevierville. For show times, call 4539055. *A Christmas Carol (PG) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Stars Jim Carrey and Gary Oldman. Charles Dickensâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; timeless tale of an old miser who must face Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet-to-Come, as they help to bring kindness to his otherwise cold heart. * The Fourth Kind (PG-13) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Stars Milla Jovovich and Elias Koteas. Fact-based thriller involving an ongoing unsolved mystery in Alaska, where one town has seen an extraordinary number of unexplained disappearances during the past 40 years. *The Box (PG-13) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Stars Cameron Diaz and James Marsden. A suburban couple face a moral dilemma when they receive a gift that bears irrevocable consequences â&#x20AC;&#x201D; with the press of a button, their simple wooden box will bestow $1 million; however, a stranger somewhere else will die, at the same time. Michael Jacksonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s This Is It (PG) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Documentary. Michael Jacksonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s final film is a compilation of rehearsal, behind-the-scenes and other footage of the pop legend preparing for the This Is It concert series which was to be held for 100 shows in London. Paranormal Activity (R) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Stars Katie Featherston and Micah Sloat. After moving into a suburban home, a couple becomes increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence. Couples Retreat (PG-13) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Stars Vince Vaughn and Jason Bateman. Four couples settle into a tropicalisland resort for a vacation. While one of the couples is there to work on their marriage, the others fail to realize that participation in the resortâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s therapy sessions is not optional. *Indicates new releases this week

Spotlight Calendar

To add or update items to the weekly entertainment calendar, call 4280748, ext. 205, or e-mail to editor@themountainpress.com.

Re g i o n a l C a l e n d a r Editorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Note: The regional events calendar is printed as space permits. Notices are reserved for events happening within a three-hour drive of Sevier County. Events may appear only once. Phone 428-0748, ext. 214, or send the notice via e-mail to editor@themountainpress.com.

Blue Moose Burgers and Wings

Located on the Parkway behind Bullfish Grill and Johnny Carinoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s: Live music, 7-10 p.m. Fridays. 286-0364

Front Porch Restaurant

Live bluegrass, 7-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; live folk and acoustics, 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday. (423) 4872875

Dave Rawlings Machine

8 p.m. at Bijou Theatre; tickets $19.50 advance, $21.50 door, (865) 6564444, www.knoxbijou.com

Michael Hicks sings and plays piano, 6-10 p.m. every Friday in Gatlinburg

Jim Brickman

8 p.m. at Tennessee Theater; tickets $47, $79,(865) 656-4444, www. TennesseeTheatre.com

Mountain Grass will play from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., May to December at the top of the ski lift

Delbert McClinton

Bluegrass group Smoky Mountain Travelers 10-4 p.m. Saturday in front of Aquarium in Gatlinburg

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A scene from Christmas in the Smokies tells the story of Mary and Joseph.

Shamrock Pub

Shamrock Pub on Reagan Drive in Gatlinbug; acoustic duo New Rain every weekend through November, 7 p.m.

Then take a stroll to take in the more than 4 mil3From Page B1 lion lights that are strung through the park, with the majority on display way through a 12-minute down Showstreet and into adventure based on the The Village where Santaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s popular Warner Bros. Workshop is located. Find movie. a good spot to watch the The final sense of taste can be taken care of at any Parade of Lights, which features many of the of the parkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s restaurants parkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s roving characters. or food vendors. Try the It winds its way from the sweet potato casserole, oven-roasted turkey, corn- Heartsong Theater in The Village to The Chasing bread dressing and the Rainbows Museum in holiday bread pudding at Jukebox Junction. Aunt Grannyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s All-YouIf you just want to find Care-To-Eat Buffet. Aunt a spot to sit and rest or Grannyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s opens 30 minjust contemplate the reautes before park hours so son for the season, thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s you can fuel yourself for a not better place than day on park. Start the day with a spe- the Robert F. Thomas cial Breakfast with Santa at Chapel, which is outlined with twinkling lights and Aunt Grannyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, held from greenery, with a Nativity 9:30 to 11 a.m. on specific scene out front. dates. Visit www.dollywood. After riding rides and com to see the parkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s enjoying the first-class operating hours and show shows, you can warm yourself up while enjoying schedules. beverages like hot chocolate, wassail and coffee.

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Skiddyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Place

Skiddyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Place on Birds Creek Road in Gatlinburg; Karaoke, Tuesday and Thursday nights; Locals Night, 4-7 p.m. on Wednesdays; various performers on weekends. 436-4192

Smoky Mountain Brewery

In Gatlinburg, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.: karaoke/DJ, Monday-Tuesday; live music, Wednesday-Sunday. In Pigeon Forge, 9 p.m. to midnight: karaoke/ DJ, Sunday-Monday; live music, Tuesday-Saturday

Smokyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Sports Pub & Grub

1151 Parkway (Light #10) Gatlinburg: Weekly live entertainment and karaoke. 436-4220

Sunset Grille

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Dec. 5

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Take the time to thank a veteran Victor Hugo, author of many notable works, including â&#x20AC;&#x153;Les Miserablesâ&#x20AC;? and â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Hunchback of Notre Dame,â&#x20AC;? wrote, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Adversity makes real men and women...â&#x20AC;? Washington Irving, known for such contributions as Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.â&#x20AC;? No doubt, adversity does make us either stronger or weaker. It never leaves us the same. In the midst of adversities now facing our nation and, thus, facing many individuals, and as we approach the Nov. 11 Veterans Day observance, I think back to Sept. 11, 2001. Following the atrocious terroristsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; attacks that day, American patriotism rose to new heights. That is when my wife Jean, always extremely patriotic, began to pen her thoughts of what it means to be an American â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and what the men and women who have served and defended our country should mean to all of us. One of her writings was a poem titled â&#x20AC;&#x153;Americaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Real Heroes.â&#x20AC;? In 2002, Jean contacted George Hawkins, Special Events Manager of the Gatlinburg Department of Tourism, and suggested the city host a very special Veterans Day program. She volunteered that I serve as Master of Ceremonies as I had done for Veterans Day programs in various venues, and she offered to present her Americaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Real Heroes recitation. George responded and said he had been considering the possibility of having such a program. He proposed it to the city and, as they say, the rest is history. Staged on the attractive, high-profile plaza of Ripleyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Aquarium of the Smokies, this special Gatlinburg Veterans Day Celebration began at 11 a.m. on 11-11-2003. We were overwhelmed by the response and support of locals and country-wide visitors who attended that event â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and it has continued to grow. Earlier this year, the Veterans Day National Committee designated the Gatlinburg Veterans Day Celebration as an official Regional Site for the

Observance of Veterans Day. The 2009 program on Wednesday, Nov. 11, beginning at 11 a.m., will again be hosted at Ripleyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in downtown Gatlinburg. We anticipate another full house, which makes the special event even more exciting for those who attend and for those who view the taped program later on TV and DVD. In Mallard Fillmore, Bruce Tinsleyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s syndicated editorial cartoon panel, Mallard receives a letter from a reader who asks the question, â&#x20AC;&#x153;What is the difference between â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Veterans Dayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; and â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Memorial Dayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;?â&#x20AC;? Mallard answers, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Some of the heroes we honor on Veterans Day we can still thank in person.â&#x20AC;? Wherever you may be on Nov. 11, take time to thank â&#x20AC;&#x153;in personâ&#x20AC;? a veteran or someone who is currently serving our country. In Jeanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s poem, in contrast to entertainers, athletes and other highly-paid celebrities in the media spotlight, Jean termed the defenders of our country as Americaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Real Heroes. In his Gettysburg Address of Nov. 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln appealed to Americans to make sure: â&#x20AC;&#x153;...that these dead shall not have died in vain; that this nation under God shall have a new birth of freedom; and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.â&#x20AC;? Today, we have a double challenge of (1) never forgetting the men and women who have served and are currently serving our nation in military capacities and (2) renewing our civilian efforts to assure our American government remains a government â&#x20AC;&#x153;of the people, by the people, for the people.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Š 2009. Carl Mays of Gatlinburg is an author and speaker. E-mail to carlmays@ carlmays.com, call 436-7478 or visit www.carlmays. com. The www.mymerlin. net site is based on his book and program, â&#x20AC;&#x153;A Strategy for Winning.â&#x20AC;?

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The Mountain Press ◆ Friday, November 6, 2009

History coming to life in cemetery walk

Local artists’ work to be featured in craft fair

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founders of Sevierville, including Spencer Clack, Revolutionary War solSEVIERVILLE — dier, and his wife Mary Sevierville has a history Beaver Clack; the Rev. that stretches back over Elijah Rogers; George two centuries. Persons can explore that early his- McMahan, a black Civil War Veteran; Elizabeth tory by walking through Forks of the Little Pigeon Lusk Reagan, mother of Cemetery Park on Nov. 14 John H. Reagan; James P.H. Porter, a major in from 1 to 2 p.m. the War of 1812, and othThe walking tour, ers. sponsored by the Mountain National Spencer Clack chapBank, 300 E. Main St., ter of Daughters of the American Revolution, will will provide overflow parking. last about an hour and For further informaincludes dramatizations tion, contact Theresa done by various re-enWilliams, library system actors dressed in period genealogist and memcostumes. ber of the Spencer Clack Participants will be DAR, at 908-7988. able to hear from the

From Submitted Reports KNOXVILLE — The Foothills Craft Guild will present its 43nd annual Fine Craft Fair Nov. 13 and 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Nov. 15 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Jacob Building in Chilhowee Park, and it will feature Sevier County artisans. The Southeastern Tourism Society has designated A Fine Craft Fair as a Top 20 Event. Chartered in 1968, the Foothills Craft Guild is the oldest artisan’s guild in Tennessee and is dedicated to promoting and preserving handmade crafts. Featuring the original work of over 140 Tennessee artisans, this event showcases traditional and contemporary crafts of the Tennessee region that are all handmade by juried members of the Foothills Craft Guild. Examples include woodwork, pottery, weaving, dolls, leatherwork, printmaking, stained glass, jewelry, knives, metalwork, sculpture, basketry and more. Featured artisans from the Sevierville and Seymour areas include Andrea Wilson/printmaking; Peggy Whitted/ handwoven kitchen items; Terry Fritchman/ stained glass; Janette Kennedy/blown glass; Randy Fritchman/ woodturning; and Pat Thomas/marbling. For children there will be a weekend hands-on craft booth, sponsored by the Appalachian Arts Craft Center, where children can do small crafts projects like straw weaving or stamping greeting cards. There will also be

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Featured artisans from the Sevierville and Seymour areas will be appearing at A Fine Craft Fair at Knoxville’s Chilhowee Park Nov. 13-15. Swirled blown glass and cat lamps by Janette Above: Kennedy, glassblowing artist; right, Andrea Wilson’s printmaking; and below, a woodturned bowl by Sevier County’s Randy Fritchman, will be featured.

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Friday, November 6, 2009 ◆ The Mountain Press

Community Calendar Editor’s Note: The community calendar is printed as space permits. Only noncommercial, public events held in Sevier County will be considered. They are listed by date. To place an item phone 428-0748, ext. 214, or e-mail to editor@themountainpress.com. Items may be faxed to 453-4913.

Friday, Nov. 6 Abundant Life

Abundant Life Conference today and Saturday, Pigeon Forge First Baptist. Presenters Charles Solomon and Pastor Danny Niceley of Grace Fellowship International. 429-0450 to register or GraceFellowshipIntl.com.

American Legion

American Legion Post 104 and Auxiliary will host District 2 meeting and dinner at 6 p.m. Covered dish plans 429-5216 or 429-5329. Cost is $8 per person.

S.I.T. Banquet

Reservations needed by today for Seniors In Touch free Thanksgiving banquet Nov. 10 at MountainBrook Village, Sevierville. RSVP to 428-2445, ext. 107.

Hospital Fundraiser

Fort Sanders Sevier Medical Center volunteers sponsoring a Robert Tino art sale 7:30-4 today and Friday in classrooms. Proceeds benefit LeConte Medical Center.

Saturday, Nov. 7 Abundant Life

Abundant Life Conference continues at Pigeon Forge First Baptist. 4290450 to register or visit GraceFellowshipIntl.com.

Center. Distribution Dec. 12. Requires Social Security card, ID for each child, proof of public assistance.

Teen Christmas

Applications for Teen Christmas assistance for ages 13-17 taken 9-3 today; 6-8 Nov. 12; and 9-3 Nov. 14, Sevierville Community Center. Distribution Dec. 12. Requires Social Security card, ID for each child, proof of public assistance.

Angel Food

Angel Food orders: n 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gum Great Smoky Mountains Stand Baptist Church, 3031 Shrine Club dinner/aucVeterans Blvd., Pigeon tion 4 p.m., Mountain Forge. 429-2508. Star Lodge No. 197, Dolly n 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Parton Parkway, Sevierville. 4 to 7 p.m. First Smoky 933-6890 or 933-7400. Mountain Church of the Nazarene, 2652 Upper Middle Creek Road. 908Book Sale 1245. St. Paul’s Episcopal n 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Church, 1028 Boyds Creek River of Life Outreach, Highway, Seymour, fall 110 Simmons Road. 679book and bake sale 9 a.m 6796. to 4 p.m. Baked goods; free coffee, cider and brownies. Cove Clothes Closet Cove Clothes Closet, 3238 Pittman Center Road Christmas Assistance at old Richardson’s Cove East Tennessee Toy Run Church, open 9 a.m. to 3 applications taken 9-3 p.m. Saturdays only. Free today; 6-8 p.m. Nov. clothing. 453-4526. 12; and 9-3 Nov. 14, Sevierville Community

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Turkey Shoot

Turkey shoot 2 p.m., weather permitting, behind Catons Chapel Fire Department, 3109 Pittman Center Road.

Cruise-In

Veterans Day open car show and cruise-in, The Diner on Highway 66. 9081904.

Catlettsburg Sale

Catlettsburg Elementary School yard sale 7 a.m. to noon at school.

Sunday, Nov. 8 Angel Food

Angel Food orders: n Noon to 1 p.m., River of Life Outreach, 110 Simmons Road. 679-6796.

Faith/Courage Exhibit

First Presbyterian Church, Sevierville, “Faith and Courage” exhibit recognizes contributions of U.S. military chaplains. 5562368, or 453-2971.

Monday, Nov. 9 Women’s Bible Study

Garlands of Grace women’s Bible study: n 10 a.m. Seymour Heights Christian Church, Chapman and Boyds Creek Highway n 1 p.m. Gatlinburg Inn, Gatlinburg

Gatekeepers

Gatekeepers Men’s Bible study 6:30 p.m., 2445 Scenic Mountain Drive, Sevierville. 310-7831.

Angel Food

Angel Food orders: n 2 to 6 p.m. Gum Stand Baptist Church, 3031 Veterans Blvd., Pigeon Forge. 429-2508. n 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. First Smoky Mountain Church of the Nazarene, 2652 Upper Middle Creek Road. 9081245. n 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Kodak UMC, 2923 Bryan Road. 933-5996.

Cancer Support Group Smoky Mountain Cancer

Support Group meets at Senior Center. Supper 6 p.m., program 6:45. David Russell to discuss Biblical approach to counseling. 428-5834 or 654-9280.

DAR

DAR Spencer Clack chapter meets at 7 p.m., Sevier County Library. Program: “An American Indian Bride,” presented by state chaplain.

Seymour Story Time

Preschool story time 11 a.m. Seymour Library, with Puppet Lady. 573-0728.

Youth BLAAST

Youth BLAAST 6-8 p.m. at Gum Stand Baptist Church. Dennis Maples speaker. Music, drama and food provided. 453-0152.

Tuesday, Nov. 10 S.I.T.

Seniors In Touch (S.I.T.) meets 6-7:30 p.m. at MountainBrook Village, 700 Markhill Drive, Sevierville. 428-2445.

JOY Club

JOY (Just Older Youth) Club meets for bingo 10:30 a.m., covered dish lunch, 11:30 a.m. 429-7373.

Angel Food

Angel Food orders: n 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gum Stand Baptist Church, 3031 Veterans Blvd., Pigeon Forge. 429-2508. n 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. First Smoky Mountain Church of the Nazarene, 2652 Upper Middle Creek Road. 9081245. n 3 to 6 p.m., River of Life Outreach, 110 Simmons Road. 679-6796. n 4 to 6 p.m., Glades Lebanon Baptist Church, 820 E. Highlands Drive, Gatlinburg. 659-3443.

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The Mountain Press ◆ Friday, November 6, 2009 Close to Home

Advice

Young wife should build reputation beyond husband’s

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Baby Blues

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Dear Annie: My husband is an amazing man. He is selfless and has uncompromising integrity. He is well-known and well-respected in our small community. I am proud to be his wife. I am 19 years my husband’s junior, and this, along with his well-deserved reputation, casts a huge shadow over me. I understand some of this can’t be helped, but why must people treat me as though I am some kind of accessory? I am a fairly intelligent woman, and although I am attractive, I don’t present myself as a bimbo. The real problem, however, is that my husband not only doesn’t seem to notice or care when his “fans” treat me rudely, it’s almost as if he goes out of his way to be extra nice to these very same people. I have accused him of building his ego by making me feel inferior. Am I crazy? He claims I am overreacting. His own brother said to me, “You were a nobody until you married my brother.” How do you think my husband should react to these situations? — Mrs. Nobody Dear Mrs.: He should make it clear that he is also proud of his wife. There is often an assumption when Mr. Big Shot marries a much younger woman that she is simply a trophy wife. Your husband either agrees or likes to give that impression. Women in these marriages have to work quite hard to establish an independent identity. People don’t know you. So get on the boards of some charitable foundations. Volunteer at your church. Start a literacy program or a food drive. If you want to develop a reputation as a smart,

capable woman, you must do something to promote it instead of relying on your unsupportive husband to do it for you. Dear Annie: Why is it that whenever my husband and I have a get-together at our home, hardly anyone shows up? Tonight we contacted several friends to come over for drinks and to listen to music and kick back. Absolutely no one showed up. This is not unusual. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a planned event or a last-minute thing, the turnout is minimal or nonexistent. Yet, if someone else has a get-together, there are people everywhere. I don’t get it. We’re fun people. We have a comfy home and many friends, so I thought. And when people do come, we all have a blast. By the way, this goes for our families, too. My oldest son just graduated high school and is the first in either family to attend college. I went all out for his open house and even reminded everyone to come. Once again, hardly anyone showed up. Not only was I disappointed, my son was crushed. Life should be filled with family and friends. Why is this happening? — Indiana Dear Indiana: We have no idea. You could be issuing unclear invitations or having so many get-togethers that people feel they’ve been there before and can afford to

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miss some. Invite fewer people less often and see if your invitations become more valued. As for your family, we suggest asking them point-blank what’s going on and telling them how disappointed you and your son were that they didn’t bother to celebrate his graduation. An honest explanation would be helpful. Dear Annie: Every year you print a letter from someone complaining about glowing Christmas newsletters. Tell people to read between the lines. I didn’t put in the newsletter that my son dropped out of school and spent time in the hospital for depression. I also left out the years when I considered divorce and the time my other son was arrested for possession of marijuana. I’d rather sift through the events of the year in order to bring to light the few blessings that did occur. — Focusing on the Blessings Dear Blessings: That is a lovely idea for others to keep in mind, but it is also important that these newsletters not become brag sheets regardless of the reason. Annie’s Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please e-mail your questions to anniesmailbox@comcast.net, or write to: Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190, Chicago, IL 60611. 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 www.creators.com.


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Friday, November 6, 2009 ◆ The Mountain Press

McAllister winner of VFW essay contest VFW Post 10025 Voice of Democracy Chairman Bill Voight announces this year’s essay winner is Micah McAllister of Gatlinburg. He won $25 from the local VFW Post and will be entered in the District 2 competition. This year’s contest theme: “Does America Still Have Heroes?” By MICAH MCALLISTER On Nov. 9, 1967, Captain Lance Sijan was shot down in his “F-47 Bomber” over a jungle in North Vietnam. He lay at the base of a cliff for a day and a half; (with a broken leg, skull fracture, and concussion) before he was able to begin the journey to the nearest American military station. He evaded the Vietnamese for forty-six days. After his capture, he was beaten for his escape attempt. He was tortured daily for information, but refused to give away any except that which the Navy’s Code of Conduct permitted — his name, rank, service number and date of birth.

After several months, the Vietnamese killed him. He was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, Purple Heart and Prisoner of War Medal. Because of his bravery in Vietnam, Lance Sijan is remembered as a hero. But if he had not decided to become a Navy pilot, he would not have been chosen to fly a mission over Hanoi, Vietnam, he would not have received the honors that he did, and he would be remembered only by his friends and family. Without the circumstances that he was placed under, he would not have become a hero. Many popular movies and comic strips are about superheroes. People enjoy the idea of someone capable of extraordinary deeds. Though they are fictional, it seems that superheroes have almost replaced the actual meaning of the word “hero.” The “American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language” defines a hero as, “a person of distinguished ability, admired

for his brave deeds and noble qualities.” Of course heroes are brave, and noble, but often their abilities are no more remarkable than any other person’s. Sometimes it is hard not to confuse a hero with a superhero. This does not mean that our nation’s military veterans are worthy of any less admiration. They deserve more honor than can be fit into one lifetime. However, we honor them not because of some remarkable skill, or talent, that they possess, but for their courage under terrible circumstances. Lance Sijan was the son of a poor farmer from Wisconsin. His education was barely adequate to allow him to go to college. He did not enter the military for fame, or fortune, but for the opportunity to serve his country. He probably did not expect to spend the last few months of his life in a Vietnamese POW camp. But he did. And because of this, not because of his abilities, he became a hero. “People” like Superman

are considered heroes because of their supernatural abilities, which allow them to accomplish heroic deeds; abilities obtained by chance, not by their own doing. Even if they did exist, they would not actually be heroes — They cheat. A real hero is a natural human being, with natural limitations to his or her abilities. As General George Patton put it, “Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.” Though every hero must possess an exceptional amount of courage, the challenging situations that a hero experiences are more significant than many people think. Courage is basically the only essential part of heroism that actually is a character trait. But if this is true, who qualifies as a hero? What is the difference between a soldier fighting overseas, who jumps onto a grenade to save his comrades, and a friendly neighbor who climbs a tree to rescue a cat? After all, they both require courage. Perhaps the term “hero”

military veterans have given to us. Half a million Americans died fighting in Europe, during World War II. Most of these people died before their twenty-fifth birthday. Future presidents, generals, scientists and authors sacrificed their lives in order to protect their country. An honorary piece of medal might serve to thank them, but it cannot repay them. Unless we can return every brother, sister, son and daughter to their families, thanking them is all we can do. No American deserves more gratitude than our soldiers, our heroes.

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ADOPT: A happy, loving, financially secure couple long to adopt your newborn. Endless love, security, family await your baby. Expenses paid. Jackie & Patrick @ 1-877-619-4740

236 GENERAL

Diesel Technician Ford Experience/Certification. Pay based on experience and certification. Mon-Fri. Paid Vacation & Holidays, Health Insurance. Send application/resume to McNelly Whaley Ford. 750 Dolly Parton Pkwy, Sevierville TN 37862.

Dispatcher Multitasking experts only! Requires strong communication, organization, computer skills and ability to work four 10 hour shifts, holidays and weekends. Must be able to pass drug screen & background check. Apply at Timber Tops, 1440 Upper Middle Creek Rd, email: kcarpenter@timbertops.net. Fax 865-868-0836 or call 865-429-0831 X 1185. EOE

Grand Crowne Resorts in Pigeon Forge now hiring sales reps. Experienced or Inexperience . Commission up to 25% partial pd next day. Full benefits. Call 865-851-5105 or 865-804-5672


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237 HEALTHCARE

Johnson Pest Control is seeking a sales professional & service tech. Sales personnel MUST have min. 2 yrs. exp. Position involves crawling under structures to inspect for termites & other pests. Tech position is an entry level position. On-the-job training for both positions. Send Resume to pestprofessionals@gmail.com. INTERVIEWS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!! Check us out online at www.johnsonpestcontrol.com <http://www.johnsonpestcontrol.co m> .

EMT WANTED To work at the Sevier County Detention Facility. We have an opening for a full-time or parttime position which will cover weekend shifts. Please fax resume to Wanda Ellis, 865-9823218, Email wandaellis@dhcaonline.com or for information call 865607-6548

Needed Immediately: Automotive Dealership Office Manager/Controller. Automotive dealership experience REQUIRED. Extensive knowledge of dealership operations is required. Tasks include: sales tax, quarterly returns, preparation on financial statement, bank statements, reserve & floor plan reconciliations, Automotive Office Manager/Controller IS REQUIRED. ADP a plus. Contact Daniel Webb at McNelly Whaley Ford Lincoln Mercury in person at 750 Dolly Parton Parkway, Sevierville TN 37862. Non-Profit organization is seeking a full time office manager. Requirements include: 3 yrs experience in day to day office management, bookkeeping, proficiency skills in basic accounting software & procedures computer skills, Word & Excel. Starting pay $12.00 hr. Please send resume to P.O. Box 4810G, Sevierville, TN 37864. Production Graphic Artist-Must have full and productive grasp of Photoshop & Illustrator tools. Expert in sign shop vinyl handling techniques. Positive attitude, non-smoker, advancement potential. Email resume to brozank@comcast.net

Service Writer Experience a plus. Pay based on experience. Mon-Fri. Paid Vacation & Holidays, Insurance. Send application to McNelly Whaley Ford, 750 Dolly Parton Pkwy, Sevierville TN 37862 Sevierville non-profit seeking Victimâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Advocate (Bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s preferred or Associateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree in related field + 2 years exp.). Appl. must possess credentials and educ. exp; plus interact effectively with the public, have exceptional phone, writing and organiz. skills, w/ attention to detail, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. while maintaining strictest client confidentiality. Appl. must have impeccable references in related field, valid driver's license, clean driving record, & pass criminal background check & drug screen. FAX resume w/ ref to 865-774-8063. This agency is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, sex, handicapped, marital or veteran status.

238 HOTEL/MOTEL CLARION INN & SUITES Looking for dependable, detailed and customer service oriented personnel. Now accepting applications for the following full time positions: â&#x20AC;˘Room Attendents Excellent wages, bonus and benefits! Please apply in person M - F, 9:30am - 3pm. 1100 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 242 RESTAURANT Bear Creek Grill Now Hiring All Positions Apply in Person after 12 PM 1654 East Parkway Gatlinburg. Log Cabin Pancake House, Gatlinburg Accepting Applications for Cashier/Hostess and Server. Apply in Person 7 AM2PM 327 Historic Nature Trail.

356 STORAGE BUILDINGS

10X10 or 10x20 SELF STORAGE Convenient Location! 411 South, left on Robert Henderson Rd., 1/4 mile on right at Riverwalk Apts. 429-2962

555 GARAGE & YARD SALES

555 GARAGE & YARD SALES

555 GARAGE & YARD SALES

4 Family Garage Sale â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Over 200 Toys and games to choose from, Home DĂŠcor & Household items, Infant, Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and Adult clothing of all sizes including lots of name brand items, 100â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s of national bestselling books, video games and game systems all in excellent condition. New with Tag items that would be great for Christmas, jogging stroller, desk & winter coats too! Victoria Fields Subdivision, 1655 Riceland Drive, Take Middle Creek to Denton Road look for Victoria Fields sign on the left. November 6th & 7th, Friday 7 a.m. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 3 p.m. and Saturday 7 a.m. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 4 p.m., Rain or Shine!

Fri & Sat 10-5 All kinds of stuff. Highland Sub-Sevierville. Behind Dollar General & Walgreens

MOVING SALE Fri/Sat Rain or Shine. 9-3 Pittman Center Rd. to Left-Red Bank Rd. Follow Signs to Left- Spence Mtn Loop. #2076

A Gatlinburg Sale. Friday & Saturday. 9am-3pm. From Space Needle area, take Reagan Dr, past Fire Dept, Trentham Ln. From East Parkway, take Baskins Creek Bypass to Cherokee Orchid Rd, left to Airport Rd, right to Trinity Ln, left on Reagan Dr. Bicycles, drill press, lots of stuff. Follow signs. Basement Sale Fri & Sat 610 Hardin Ln. Clothing, Household much more. Big mans pants 48-54, shirts 3X 4X, Jackets, womens petite sizes medium, shoes 6.5-7, kitchenware, sofa bed, electronics. Rain or shine 910 Columbine Lea, Belle Meadows. Fri & Sat 8am-3pm. Church Community Yard Sale-Sevierville Church of God. Saturday November 7th. 9am2pm. Turn on South Boulevard Way between Weigels & SmartBank. Follow signs. COMMUNITY SALE Something for all Very low prices. 2580 Roberts Rd. Near Dam Sat 9-5

439 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

AWESOME-Wanted 10 People to lose Weight and make money Call for Details 888-822-5648 24Hrs 500 MERCHANDISE

Fri & Sat 11/6 & 11/7 4 Family 1331 Shannon Cir. Plus size clothing, girls staring at size 10 & up, books. Rain or shine 8am-4pm. Friday & Saturday 9am-? Shaconage Sub. Lees Path Cleaning outsomething for everyone. Lots of new or like new items Friday only. 8-? 531 Sunrise Circle off Veterans. Treadmill, furn, misc.

555 GARAGE & YARD SALES ************************** ************************** **Garage Sale** Fri & Sat 8-3. Piano, computer desk, T.V.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, winter coats & clothes, household items. Shaconage Subd. ************************** **************************

1st time yard sale. Lots of toys, clothes, odds & ends. Red building across from Hillbilly Landscaping. 8am-? Fri & Sat.

3 Family Yard Sale Mitchell Bottoms out 416. Tools, Crib, Child Clothing and more.

ORNL Federal Credit Union is seeking a part-time teller for our Sevierville Branch located on Dolly Parton Parkway. 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. Parttime beneďŹ ts are available. Please fax resume to 865-425-3303, email stafďŹ ng@ornlfcu.com or complete an application at our Sevierville Branch. Please include salary requirements. EOE.

Garage Sale - Thurs & Fri 8-3 girls toys & clothing (2T & up) carseat/boosters, misc. 16' X 17' vinyl flooring and more 1209 Barton Fields Dr., Sev, Snappwood II Subd.

Garage Sale 1879 Pittman Center. Thur & Fri. Christmas decorations, winter clothing, much much more.

Garage Sale Nov. 7th 8am-? Riverbrook Dr behind McNelly Whaley Ford

Garage Sale Saturday 9-2. 587 Sunrise Cir. Trinkets & treasures & Christmas stuff, some furniture, beautiful oak dining room set $985, sofa gold & blue $200, Roll top desk $125.

Garage Sale Thurs Fri & Sat Nov. 4-5-6 8am-? 1710 Thurman Circle Shaconage Sub. just past Walters State. Estate sale items, furniture, milkglass, kitchenware, jewelry, men & ladies clothing, decorative Christmas items, art.

Garage Sale, Thurs Fri and Sat 8am-5pm, many unique items from tools to handbags. 225 Piney Road, Kodak.

Garage Sale-Wilton pans and many other Wilton items, craft supplies, knitting needles, paper making and other crafts, books, large Texas Hold em table, dolls, rubber stamps, train and mini landscape supplies, tools, puzzles, hand made gifts & much more. 1332 Shannon Circle Thurs & Fri 7:00-5:00 Sat 7:00-3:00 Garage Sale. 1142 Denton Rd. Furniture, toys, clothes & much more. Fri & Sat Giant 3 Family Garage Sale on Wendell Burnette Rd. Avon bottles, furniture, old antiques, etc. Thurs & Fri 9am4pm Possibly Sat til noon. Gigantic Sale. Fri & Sat November 6th & 7th 8am-5pm Clear 2 storage units. Years of accumulation, tools , hardware, furniture, lots of household items, Walnut & redwood lumber, yard items, name brand adult & childrens clothing, too much to list. 221 Chapman Overlook, Foothills Estates, Seymour. HUGE INDOOR SALE 1105 RIDGE ROADSEV (next door to Ogle Place Apts) Th-Fri-Sat 5-6-7 9a-5p. Antiques, Collectables, Beautiful glassware, Precious Moments, Jewelry, Avon, Christmas items, Clothes kids, Womanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s to 5X and Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s to 2X. 1930â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Ford Car Grill â&#x20AC;&#x153;Stuffâ&#x20AC;? Large selections of DESIRABLESNEEDABLESWANTABLES Huge Sale. Low prices. Clothes, household, kitchen items, 33 1/3 record album collection, including Michael Jackson, much more. Dolly Parton Pkwy at Suntrust Bank to McMahan St, 2nd right on Ogle St. Thurs Fri & Sat. 9am-5pm. Huge Yard Sale Clothes, kids clothes, tools, knickknacks & more. 2279 Spruce Ct. Turn by Dollywood & Splash Country on McCarter Hollow Rd. Indoor Estate Sale Friday & Saturday. 7:30am-? 2146 Ridge Rd. Next to wedding chapel. Household items, clothes, shoes & etc. Inside Sale Rescue Squad Building. Furniture, clothesbaby to adult, misc Christmas. Friday & Saturday 8am-? Just Moved In Sale. Grandview 340 Ironwood. Fishing tackle, boys clothes, home furnishings and so much Sat 8-2 Large 3 Family Yard Sale Inside & Out. Friday & Saturday. Furniture, collectables, clothes, misc. 810 Kings Hills Blvd Pigeon Forge Large Yard Sale 3135 Fortenberry Rd Lot 20. A little bit of everything. Thurs & Fri Moving Sale Gatlinburg Sat & Sun 10am. Furniture, decorative garden items & willow chairs. From Hwy 321, turn at SmartBank onto Rattlesnake Hollow. Follow signs 430-5554. Moving Sale. Friday & Saturday Follow signs from Exxon in Wears Valley. 202-1805 MOVING SALE: Fri., Sat. & Sun. 9-4; Everything must go. 295 Bob Hollow Rd. off Chapman Hwy. Multi Family Yard Sale Home of New Center Hair Salon 2825 New Center Dr. Friday and Saturday 8-5. Clothes, Baby items and Furniture.

Ridge Rd. Country Meadows Mobile Home Park. Country Colonial St. Plus size clothes, children clothes, too much to mention. Fri & Sat 9am-? Sale Today Rain or Shine Turn on Hardin Ln to Broadview Dr Yard & Craft Sale 2414 Waldens Creek Rd Thurs Fri & Sat. Lots of household items, baby to plus size clothing.

610 DUPLEX FOR RENT

1BR 1BA Duplex Apt off 416. $475 mth. $300 damage. 1 yr lease. No pets. 680-4290 or 428-1297 Pigeon Forge Duplex 3BR 2BA 1 level Double carport. $750 mth. No pets.1yr lease. 932-2613

2 & 3 BR Duplex for rent. 1 year lease. No Pets 428-6598

YARD SALE NORTHVIEW CHURCH OF GOD FRI & SAT 8:30-4

2BR 1BA Pigeon Forge $650 mth, $650 damage. 865-654-0222.

Yard Sale Fri & Sat 1/4 mile on Jones Cove Rd.

2BR 2BA duplex on South Flat Creek in Sevierville. No Pets. 4535337

Yard Sale Fri &Sat. 11/6 & 11/7 3230 Black Oak St. Pigeon Forge, TN Furniture, Clothing Yard Sale Fri only. 9:30-3:30. LeConte Landing off Pullen near water tower. Womens plus clothing, size 10 shoes, Boutique baby clothes & more. Yard Sale Pine Mtn Rd. Nov 6 & 7 9am-3pm 2.5 mile Red Light #6 Yard Sale Saturday November 7th Willow Trace Sub., Sevierville. Adult & children clothing, household items. 8am. Yard Sale-Fri & Sat 206 Evergreen Dr S. Blvd to left on Hollywood Circle to left on Evergreen Dr 556 FIREWOOD Firewood for sale. All hardwood. $45 rick. 865-977-8903

2BR Duplex. Quiet country setting. Water included. Pets ok $575 mth. 865-806-9896 For Rent: 2BR 1BA duplex. $650 per mth. Boyds Creek. 7485341. Seymour area 2BR duplex 1.5BA, central H/A, W/D hkup, water & sewer furnished. No pets. Call 453-7842. 693 ROOMS FOR RENT

Weekly Rentals Includes Phone, Color TV, Wkly Housekeeping Micr./Frig. Available

$169.77+ Family Inns West

Pigeon Forge 865-453-4905 â&#x20AC;˘

Affordable Housing in Gatlinburg Rooms for rent, weekly rates, furn., cable TV, same rent all year.

436-4471 or 621-2941

696 APARTMENTS FOR RENT

696 APARTMENTS FOR RENT

1BR Apt. near Gat. W/D, DW, water, private ent. $160 wk./$575/mo.,$575 dep. 556-1929.

A Great Location. 1 block off Pkwy, near Walmart. 2BR 2BA, carport, patio. Nonsmoking environment, no pets please. $535 mth, year lease. 4535396

NEWLY RENOVATED

2BR, 1.5 BA Townhouse $ 580 Mo. Small Pets

Call 384-1054 Or 384-4054

New 900 sq ft Brick Apts. Pigeon Forge $625 Month. 865-388-9240 SPACIOUS

1100 sq. ft. 2BR/2BA $600 mth + $500 dep. 1 yr lease. No Pets. 428-0713 or 389-5780

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CONVENIENTLY LOCATED IN SEVIERVILLE 2 bedroom 1.5 bath townhomes Call 428-5161

1 & 2 BR avail. Some Pets OK. $400 UP WATER INCLUDED Murrell Meadows 1/8 mile from Walters State College Allensville Road Walk to lake Reasonable Rates

654-7033 2 BR APT. in Pigeon Forge area. $550/mo, $275 damage dep. up front. No pets! 865573- 6859 or 3895229

581 PETS Free Lab puppy 4 months old. Very Friendly. 453-4711 Call anytime. 589 FURNITURE

For Sale

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

453-0727

Small solid oak drop leaf kitchen table & 2 ladder back chairs. Great condition $125 4538163

DOWNTOWN SEVIERVILLE

Cable, Laundry, Kitchens, Clean Rooms, NO PETS.

696 APARTMENTS FOR RENT

1BR Water & appl furn. No pets. Lease. $385 mth Refs 680-3078.

601 TOWNHOUSES FOR RENT To w n h o u s e / A p t 2BR/1.5BA, Stove, Fridge, DW, W/D hookup. Near Walters State. No Pets/No Smoking. Rental Appl. required $600 a mon. $600 Sec Dep. 423-5861882 or 423-2773187 605 BUSINESS RENTALS 1400 sq ft office/warehouse in Sevierville $700 mth. 256-4809 or 6546042.

1000 sq ft OfďŹ ce Space First month free $850/mo 1 yr lease Available Immediately Near Hospital

428-4244 Retail Shop available January 1st Baskin Square Mall Street Level. Downtown Gatlinburg 865436-8788 608 RESORT RENTALS RV Sites on Indian Camp Creek Monthly or Yearly rentals. Util. Furn.. Near the Park off Hwy 321 850-2487

2BR/2BA

Apartments for Lease in Wears Valley Quiet and Easy Access. We also have some houses for rent. East Tennessee Realty Group

(865) 329-7807 Glenn Meadows, Glenn Vista & now Ruth Villas Hardwood ďŹ&#x201A;oors, plus many extras, 1 year lease, no pets, TVA energy efďŹ cient.

Furnished 1BR apt. Pond,creek. Wears Valley. 228-8414. Gatlinburg 2BR/1.5BA Wd. Fire place. Quiet & safe neighborhood. Kit appliances , w/d connections. No Pets $600 Mo. $400 deposit. 1 yr lease 865-654-3615. Kodak area. 2BR 1.5BA. All appliances furnished. No pets. 865-5480032. Live On Lake! 1BR Apt. Elect./H2O incl. $150 wk + dep. 865-640-8097 Murrell Meadows 1BR/1BA $415.00 2BR/1BA $455.00 865-429-2962 Nice, clean 1 BR. 10 miles East of Gat. (865) 228-7533 or (865) 430-9671.

Special + Deposit 1 Condo left 2BR/2BA with Pool Access Contact Kim 654-2850

NICE, CLEAN 1 BR / 1 BA IN SEVIERVILLE $380.00 + DEPOSIT NO PETS 865-712-5238

BIG BROKER BOBâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s REALTY 865-774-5919 SILO APARTMENTS in Sevierville

865-453-8947 865-776-2614

Offers 1/2 BR Units

2 BEDROOM APARTMENTS and TOWNHOMES Sevierville 428-5161

2BD/2BA APARTMENT

Pet Friendly

PIGEON FORGE

Kellum Creek Townhomes 2 BR $645.00

For Rent: 1BR $450, 2BR $550. 1st & Last mo., w/d conn. New construction, downtown Sevierville & Riverwalk. Call Phyllis 455-5821.

$99 move in

2BR 1.5BA Townhouse

Central H/A. All appliances + W/D. Very nice. Great location. PF City Limits. $650/mth + damage dep. No pets. 428-1951 Ask for Ron

CROSSCREEK 2BR/1.5BA $545 2BR/2BA Large Garden apartment $570.00 to $580.00 865-429-4470

697 CONDO RENTALS

1 & 2 BR Apt. From $395. Water/Sewer Inc. Patio Mtn Views. 908-2062

590 APPLIANCES

City of Pigeon Forge 2BR 1800 sq ft with Garage No pets 865-659-4645

Sevierville Duplex 2BR 2BA Whirlpool. 1 level. $700 mo. No pets. References. Tony-414-6611

800-359-8913

Older Whirlpool dishwasher. Exc cond. Runs good. $60. 932-3190

Apts for rent 2 & 4BR. Cosby. 777-2378.

RIVERWALK 1BR/1BA TO 2BR/2BA $545.00 to $695.00 865-429-2962

428 Park Rd. near trolley stop CHEAP$100 weekly Includes All Utilities.

1 & 2BR apts for rent., $400-$500 mth. 3BR house $600 mth in Sevierville. No pets. Call 865256-4809.

Apartment for rent 2 Bedroom Large Utility Room Satellite & cable TV, Washer & Dryer, Stove, Refrigerator, Dishwasher. Pigeon Forge. One block off Teaster Lane. 865-8092525

HOMES Pigeon Forge 4BD/3BA 1 block off parkway

2BR 2BA P.F. Fully furnished condo 7th floor. Spectacular view. 30 ft private balcony. $1200 mth. 1st & last mth 425-9226988 Condo for rent 1 level with 2 car garage. 2BR 2BA, W/D hkup, covered patio, all brick. $900 mth Call Phyllis 455-5821 Gatlinburg Beautiful 2BR 2BA Furnished Condo with Fireplace, Overlooks stocked trout stream and has heated pool. Walk to downtown Gatlinburg, includes water, cable, Flat screen TV. Immediate occupancy, Minimum 1 Year lease $875 mth. 865-771-9600 698 MOBILE HOME RENTALS

New Center 3BR/2BA Garage, Pet Friendly

incl. water & sewer.

865-908-6789

2BR/2BA

Apt for Lease in Wears Valley 1 Month Free Excellent Mountain Views.

329-7807

2BR 1.5BA Sev. Stove & refrigerator furn. NO PETS. CH/A Quiet 453-5079. 2BR 1BA newly remodeled duplex Teaster Ln in Pigeon Forge. $595 mth $500 dep. 865-453-5667

Fall Special No Security Deposit Very Nice Unit

Kodak 2BR/2BA $465 #(!DECKSs.O0ETS

865-368-6602

698 MOBILE HOME RENTALS

2-3 BR Homes

Peaceful Settings Mountain View

865-933-0504

OPEN HOUSE 15 Homes to view

RENT NO MORE! RENTERS, LET YOUR RENT BE YOUR DOWN PAYMENT!

865-453-0086

2BR & 3BR Central H/A. Close to Douglas Lake. $400 & up + deposit. Call 865382-7781 or 865933-5894.

2BR 1BA on private lot in Seymour. $450 mth includes city water. 1 block from Chapman Hwy. 654-1391 Beautiful large triple wide. Fireplace. On private lot. $700 mth + dep. 382-7781 or 9335894 Kodak 3+2 $500 2BR $400. No pets. References 9336544

Seymour area. 2BR 1BA. Water & sewer furnished. $500 mth $275 damage. No pets. 654-2519. Leave msg. 699 HOME RENTALS $700 to $1000+. Wanda Galli Realty Exec. 680-5119 or 774-4307.

OWNER FINANCE lease option, purchase. 3bd/2ba, all brick, ďŹ replace, w/tub plus ext 24x24 garage/ workshop, large lot, 100% of pmnts go toward purchase $1400 a month

654-6691 NICE, CLEAN IN KODAK

3 BD / 2 BA 4 MILES FROM EXIT 407 $700/MONTH & DEPOSIT. NO PETS. 865-712-5238, 865-705-9096 New Homes for Rent. 3BR/2BA starting at $700 - $850 & $1000 per month. No pets. 865-850-3874

3BR 2BA with basement. Great location near high school. No pets. $900 mth + sec. 368-6799

2BR 1.5BA Central H/A appliances, stackstone fp. No pets. $675 mth 1st last & dep. 865654-8716 or 865453-7715.

2BR cottage furnished or unf. Credit ck. References required. $800 mth Call Bonnie 9086000. 2BR/2BA in Sevier Co. Private country setting. No pets. $625 mth + dep. 908-0026

3BR 2BA Log home in Wears Valley. Hot tub, gas fireplace, mtn views. $1000 mth. 239-560-1129 4BR 1.5BA $1000 mth + deposit. 1444 Twin Oaks Rd. 423-967-6544 4BR house $650 mth. For more info call 556-2504 after 5pm Cabin for rent for working people. Middle Creek area. 5910722

Chapman Hwy 7 miles from Sevierville. Large home 3BR 2B with jaccuzi, living room, fireplace, equipped kitchen with dining area, Central H/A, finished basement apt 3BR 2BA, living room with fireplace, kitchen w/stove, fridge, dishwasher, large utility room. 4 car garage. NO PETS! References, security dep. $1300 mth Call 428-0108 or 556-0170.


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699 HOME RENTALS

699 HOME RENTALS

2BR & 3BR Call Frank (865) 919-3433.

Log Cabin 3BR 2.5BA Sterling Springs Furnished. $1500 mth + dd. Call Phyllis 455-5821.

Cozy 3BR 2 Bath Log Home, Fireplace, Carport. $850 mo. Call 712-3946

2BR 1BA Pigeon Forge Carport, deck, private neighborhood, washer/dryer, central h/a. $725 mth. 1st, last & deposit. 1 yr lease. No indoor pets. 865654-4514 Close in Nice 2BR 2BA cabin. $850 LT lease. Ski season $1800 mth. 3667339

Nice 2BR/1BA house in walking distance downtown from Gatlinburg. 4365385 or 850-7256 Sevierville 3BR/2BA House $800 per month + $800 Deposit. No Pets. 428-2372

Kodak/Sevierville 2+2 $550 + dep. No pets. 933-6544.

Sevierville 4BR 2BA in very nice neighborhood. $1100 mth 1st & last. 6546709

Like New 3/2 home. Mtn views. $950 mth. Call Terri Williams at Remax Prime Properties 865-556-4111/865428-1828

Wears Valley 3BR 2BA Private driveway, 2 car garage, secluded. $900 mth + security 865-9083145 or 321-9606506

HUD PUBLISHER’S NOTICE All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, family status or national origin, or intention to make any such preferences, limitations or discrimination. State laws forbid discrimination in the sale, rental or advertising of real estate based on factors in addition to those protected under federal law. We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination, call HUD Toll-free at 1-800-6699777, The Toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275.

LEGALS

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SALE Default having occurred in the payment of the debts and obligations by a certain Deed of Trust executed March 20, 2007 by Jeffrey Price II, single, to W. Rowlett Scott, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Sevier County, Tennessee at Vol 2799, Page 103, and the undersigned having been appointed Substitute Trustee by instrument recorded at Book 3439, Page 257, in the said Register s Office, and the owner of the debt secured having requested the undersigned to advertise and sell the property described in and conveyed by said Deed of Trust, all of the said indebtedness having matured by default, at the option of the owner, this is to give notice that the undersigned will, on Monday, December 7, 2009, commencing at 12:00 p.m. at the main door of the Courthouse, Sevierville, Sevier County, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property, to wit: Situate in the Fourth (4th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee and being Lot 16 River View Subdivision as the same appears on a Plat of record in Large Map Book 3, Page 168 in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, to which reference is here made for a more particular description. Subject to restrictions, reservations, easements, covenants, oil, gas or mineral rights of record, if any. Together with all the improvements now or hereafter erected on the property, and all easements, appurtenances, and fixtures now or hereafter a part of the property. All replacements and additions shall also be covered by this Security Instrument. Property Address: 2025 Rivershore Lane Sevierville, TN 37876 All statutory right and equity of redemption, all right of homestead, dower and right of appraisement are 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. Title is to be conveyed without any covenant or warranty, express or implied, and subject to all prior liens, easements, covenants, and restrictions that may exist, including, but not limited to, any unpaid ad valorem taxes or other taxes, and also subject to the right of redemption of the Internal Revenue Service or other taxing authority. Interested Parties: Jeffrey Price II Blalock Lumber Co. Internal Revenue Service Sevier County Tax Assessor City of Sevierville Finance Department Owner of Debt: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. All announcements at the sale on the date of the sale will take priority over this notice. This is an attempt to collect a debt, and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Victoria A. Ferraro Williams & Prochaska, P.C. 401 Church Street, Suite 2600 Nashville, TN 37219 Telephone: (615) 242-0060

November 6, 13 and 20, 2009

LEGALS

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on December 1, 2009 at 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, at the front door, Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville, Tennessee pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by Eva M. Aleman and Blas D. Aleman, Joint Tenants to Wesley D. Turner, Trustee, on May 19, 2006 at Book Volume 2539, Page 547 and conducted by Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP Substitute Trustee, all of record in the Sevier County Register s Office. Owner of Debt: Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Long Beach Mortgage Trust 2006-6 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 Fifth (5th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee, to wit : Lot 107, Allenfield Ridge Subdivision, Phase II, as the same appears of record in Map Book 27, Page 109 in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee, to which map specific reference is hereby made for a more particular description of said property. Also conveyed herewith is the joint use with others of the subdivision roads in Allensville Ridge, Phase II, as shown on record in Map Book 27, Page 109 in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee. Street Address: 909 Cypress Lane, Sevierville, TN 37876 Current Owner(s) of Property: Eva M. Aleman and Blas D. Aleman, as Joint Tenants Other interested parties: Sevier County Electric System The street address of the above-described property is believed to be 909 Cypress Lane 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. SALE IS SUBJECT TO UCC FINANCING STATEMENT HELD BY SEVIER COUNTY ELECTRIC SYSTEM, OF RECORD AT VOLUME 2584, PAGE 348, IN THE REGISTER S OFFICE OF SEVIER COUNTY, TENNESSEE. 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 Law Office of Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP 6055 Primacy Parkway, Suite 410 Memphis, TN 38119 Phone 901-767-5566 Fax 901-767-8890 File No. 09-021899 November 6, 13 and 20, 2009

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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE

Sale at public auction will be on November 16, 2009 at 12:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, at the front door, Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville, Tennessee pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by Stacy H. Price and Britte S. Price, as joint tenants to Heritage Title Agency, Inc., Trustee, on October 17, 2007 at Book 2942, Page 224and conducted by Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP Substitute Trustee, all of record in the Sevier County Register s Office. Owner of Debt: Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee under Pooling and Servicing Agreement dated as of January 1, 2008 Equifirst Loan Securitization Trust 2008-1 Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2008-1 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 Fifteenth (15th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee, to wit:Lot 9 of Sunrise Cove, as the same is shown by plat of record in Large Map Book 3, Page 24, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee to which plat reference is hereby made for a more particular description of said property.

Sale at public auction will be on December 1, 2009 at 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, at the front door, Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville, Tennessee pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by Bette R. Lambert and James R. Lambert, husband and wife to M. D. Bunt, Trustee, on August 18, 2003 at Book Volume 1778, Page 559 and conducted by Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP Substitute Trustee, all of record in the Sevier County Register s Office. Owner of Debt: MorEquity, Inc. 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 Eleventh (11th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee, to wit : Lot Number 7 of Kenview Estates Subdivision, as shown on plat of record in Map Book 9, Page 1, in the Sevier County, Tennessee, Register s Office, to which reference is hereby made for a more particular description of said property . Subject to joint driveways serving this and other property as appear on plat of record in the Sevier County, Tennessee Register s Office in Map Book 9, Page 1, to which reference is hereby made.

Street Address: 2076 Grand Vista Drive Sevierville, TN 37876

Street Address: 532 Ownby Circle Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Current Owner(s) of Property: Stacy H. Price and Britte S. Price, husband and wife The street address of the above described property is believed to be 2076 Grand Vista Drive, 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.

Current Owner(s) of Property: James R. Lambert and wife, Bette R. Lambert The street address of the above-described property is believed to be 532 Ownby Circle, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, 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 Law Office of Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP 6055 Primacy Parkway, Suite 410 Memphis, TN 38119 Phone 901-767-5566 Fax 901-767-8890 File No. 09-017710

Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP Substitute Trustee Law Office of Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP 6055 Primacy Parkway, Suite 410 Memphis, TN 38119 Phone 901-767-5566 Fax 901-767-8890 File No. 09-021660

October 23, 30 and November 6, 2009

November 6, 13 and 20, 2009

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NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE

WHEREAS, by Deed of Trust dated May 15, 2008, recorded in Book/Page 3092/317 of the Deed of Trust Records of Sevier County, Tennessee, Larry Brooks and Evelyn Brooks conveyed to Tim Williams, as Trustee, the property situated in Sevier County, Tennessee, to wit: SITUATE in the 1” Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee, and being Tract “E” of the Forest Trails Development, and being more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at a point in the center of Forest Trails Drive, being the Southwest corner of the tract herein described and the West corner of Tract G and on the line of Tract F; thence with the center of Forest Trails Drive and the line of Tract F, N 02 deg. 57 min. 10 sec. East 382.43 feet to a pointthence leaving Forest Trails Drive, N 88 deg. 19 min. 40 sec. East 434.7 feet to a nail and cap in the center of a 50 foot easement; thence with the center of said easement S 34 deg. 00 min. 20 sec. East 140.18 feet to a nail and cap, corner to Tract G; thence with the line of Tract G, S 60 deg. 27 min. 30 sec. West 61 0.75 feet to the point of BEGINNING, containing 2.871 acres, more or less, According to survey of Hassel T. Wolfe, RLS No. 1343, 740 Dolly Parton Parkway, Sevierville, Tennessee, dated April 12, 1978 entitled “Forest Trails Development”, Plat No.2. SUBJECT to that portion of the property that lies within the right of way of Forest Trails Drive as the same borders said property on the West and subject to that portion of the property that lieswithin the 50 foot easement on the East boundary of the property. BEING the same property conveyed to Larry Melvin Brooks and wife, Evelyn Denise Brooks, by Warranty Deed from Wilma Ann Jenkins, dated January 9, 2006, of record in Book 2453, at page 143, Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee. This property is conveyed together with the hereditaments and appurtenances thereto appertaining, hereby releasing all claim to homestead and dower therein. The property includes a manufactured home sited thereupon, described as a 2007 River Birch manufactured home, Serial Nos. RB06AL11550A/B. Common address of property: 4029 Forest Trail Drive Sevierville, TN 37876 WHEREAS, the undersigned is the Substitute Trustee as appointed in the aforesaid Deed of Trust by a substitution, said appointment being in the manner authorized by the Deed of Trust; and WHEREAS, default has occurred under the terms of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust, and the indebtedness evidenced therein is now wholly due, the owner and holder of said indebtedness has requested the undersigned Substitute Trustee to sell the Property to satisfy same. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that on Monday, November 16, 2009, the substitute trustee will sell the property to the highest bidder for cash. The Trustee s sale will occur on or about 10:00 a.m. at the main front door of the Sevier County Courthouse, 125 Court Avenue, Sevierville, TN where foreclosure sales are commonly held. This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; 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; and to any matter than an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. In addition, the following parties may claim an interest in the abovereferenced property: Larry Brooks and Evelyn Brooks, Erie Insurance. The right is reserved to adjourn the date of the sale to another date or time, and place certain without further publication, upon the announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. Gregory T. Pratt, Substitute Trustee 448 N. Cedar Bluff, Suite 194 Knoxville, TN 37923 972-890-2262 865-381-1215 facsimile October 23, 30 and November 6, 2009

Sale at public auction will be on November 16, 2009 at 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, at the front door, Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville, Tennessee pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by Janet Marie Fisher and Harry H. Fisher to Arnold M. Weiss, Trustee, on March 20, 2006 at Book Volume 2491, Page 476 and conducted by Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP Substitute Trustee, all of record in the Sevier County Register s Office. Owner of Debt: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Trustee for Carrington Mortgage Loan Trust, Series 2006-RFC1, Asset-Backed Pass Through Certificates 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 9, Rhododendron Ridge (which is a re-subdivision of Tract 7 of Blossom Hollow Properties), as shown on plat of record in Map Book 28, Page 109, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, to which map reference is here for a more particular description . THERE IS FURTHER CONVEYED HEREWITH a non-exclusive right-ofway, as shown in ROW Book 11, Page 350, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee. THERE IS ALSO FURTHER CONVEYED HEREWITH the non-exclusive use of all subdivision right-of-ways, as shown on map of record. Street Address: 901 Vista Way Sevierville, TN 37876 Current Owner(s) of Property: Harry H. Fisher and wife, Janet Marie Fisher Other interested parties: Scott Law Group, P.C. and Sevier County Electric System The street address of the above-described property is believed to be 901 Vista 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. SALE IS SUBJECT TO UCC FINANCING STATEMENT HELD BY SEVIER COUNTY ELECTRIC SYSTEM, OF RECORD IN BOOK 2283, PAGE 83, AND IN BOOK 2293, PAGE 35, IN THE REGISTER S OFFICE OF SEVIER COUNTY, TENNESSEE. SALE IS SUBJECT TO A REVISED SHARED WELL AGREEMENT OF RECORD AT BOOK 3372, PAGE 624 IN THE REGISTER S OFFICE OF SEVIER COUNTY, TENNESSEE. 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 Law Office of Shapiro & Kirsch, LLP 6055 Primacy Parkway, Suite 410 Memphis, TN 38119 Phone 901-767-5566 Fax 901-767-8890 File No. 08-011669

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SUCCESSOR TRUSTEEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S NOTICE OF SALE By Deed of Trust dated May 1, 2008, of record at Book 3081, Page 238, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, Advanced Trading Services, Inc. (the â&#x20AC;&#x153;GrantorĂŽ) conveyed to FMLS, Inc., Trustee, the hereinafter described real estate to secure the payment of Grantor s Promissory Note described therein owing to Regions Bank (the ĂŹBeneficiary). On January 13, 2009, Walter N. Winchester was appointed Successor Trustee under the aforesaid Deed of Trust by the Beneficiary, said Appointment of Successor Trustee has been recorded in the aforesaid Register s Office at Book 3263, Page 718. Default has been made in the payment of said indebtedness, the entire balance has been declared due and payable in full, and the owner and holder of said Note has directed me to foreclose said Deed of Trust. NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me by said Deed of Trust, at Noon local time on November 23, 2009, at the Courthouse steps in Sevierville, Sevier County, Tennessee, I will sell the following described real estate AT PUBLIC AUCTION to the last, highest and best bidder FOR CASH (on such terms as announced at sale), free from all equitable rights of redemption, statutory right of redemption, homestead, dower, and all other exemptions and redemptive rights of every kind, all of which were expressly waived and surrendered by the terms of said Deed of Trust, subject, however, to such prior encumbrances, easements, leases, objections, restriction, conveyances, ad valorem property taxes (current and delinquent) and any tax liens that may appear of record, the following described real estate (the ĂŹReal EstateĂŽ): SITUATED in the 11 th Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee, and within the corporate limits of The City of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and being an 8.437 acre tract, more or less, and being more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at an iron pin in the southern right-of-way line of Campbell Lead Road and being further located South 65 deg. 24 min. 20 sec. East, 609.83 feet from the centerline intersection of Wiley Oakley Drive and Campbell Lead Road; thence from said point of beginning, North 89 deg. 13 min. 37 sec. East, 17.22 feet to an iron rod; thence South 89 deg. 36 min. 30 sec. East, 133.14 feet to an iron rod; thence South 88 deg. 32 min. 11 sec. East, 70.96 feet to an iron rod; thence a curve to the left bearing North 86 deg. 06 min. 55 sec. East, L=84.92 feet, R= 454.84 feet, CH=84.79 feet to an iron rod; thence North 89 deg. 33 min. 20 sec. East, 534.92 feet to an iron rod; thence North 89 deg. 22 min. 41 sec. East, 344.54 feet to an iron rod; thence South 71 deg. 24 min. 03 sec. West, 380.24 feet to an iron rod; thence South 54 deg. 27 min. 47 sec. West, 431.41 feet to an iron rod; thence South 44 deg. 23 min. 16 sec. West, 246.95 feet to an iron rod; thence South 18 deg. 02 min. 51 sec. West, 204.91 feet to an iron rod; thence North 44 deg. 17 min. 02 sec. West 340.26 feet to an iron rod; thence North 00 deg. 00 min. 00 sec. East, 488.60 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING and containing 8.437 acres, more or less, according to a survey of Michael K. Suttles, TN RLS No. 1452, dated May 16, 2006, entitled ĂŹHighgate Planned Unit Development.ĂŽ BEING the same property conveyed to Advanced Trading Services, Inc. by Warranty Deed from David L. Graves and wife, Carol E. Graves, said Warranty Deed being dated September 3, 2004, and recorded September 10, 2004, in Book 2064, page 357; by Warranty Deed from Johnny R. Kirkland, Jr. and wife, Teresa C. Kirkland, said Warranty Deed being dated June 3, 2004, and recorded June 8, 2004, in Book 1995, page 337; by Warranty Deed from The McLean Family Company, LLC, A Tennessee Limited Liability Company, Successor by Conversion to The McLean Family Limited Partnership, a Tennessee Limited Partnership, said Warranty Deed being dated July 1, 2004, and recorded July 2, 2004, in Book 2015, page 73; by Quit Claim Deed from Dennis R. Bolze and wife, Kathleen M. Bolze, said Quit Claim Deed being dated July 17, 2006, and recorded July 17, 2006, in Book 2574, page 716; by Warranty Deed from The McLean Family Company, LLC, a Tennessee Limited Liability Company, formerly The McLean Family Limited Partnership, a Tennessee Limited Partnership, said Warranty Deed being dated March 20, 2006, and recorded March 21, 2006, in Book 2488, page 758; by Warranty Deed from James S. Lattimore, Jr. and wife, Joan C. Lattimore, said Warranty Deed being dated April 13, 2005, and recorded April 18, 2005, in Deed Book 2223, page 501; and by Quit Claim Deed from The City of Gatlinburg, said Quit Claim Deed being dated July 18, 2006, and recorded August 2, 2006, in Book 2586, page 429, all in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee. Said real estate has the street addresses of 935 Campbell Lead Road, Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738. In the event of a discrepancy between any street address and the property description, then the property description shall control. The Real Estate will be sold AS IS WHERE IS with no warranties or representations of any kind, express or implied, and including warranty for a particular purpose. The Successor Trustee may sell the above described Real Property together as a whole or in lots, parcels, or tracts, as announced at the sale, and no such successive sales shall exhaust the power of sale. The aforesaid sale may be postponed to a later date by oral announcement at the time and place of the published sale or cancelled without further written notice or publication. The Successor Trustee reserves the right to take or accept the next highest, or best bid, at such sale should the last and highest bidder fail or refuse to comply with the terms of sale for any reason. In such event, the Successor Trustee shall also reserve the right to reopen the bidding or republish and sell said Real Estate at the option of the undersigned. The Beneficiary may bid on said Real Estate and the Successor Trustee reserves the right to conduct the sale by or through his agents or attorneys acting in his place or stead, including the use of an auctioneer. OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: Robert and Danette Warren; Jerard and Carol Muszik; Wayne Walls, Bankruptcy Trustee. Witness my hand this the 22nd day of October, 2009.

Walter N. Winchester, Successor Trustee Winchester, Sellers, Foster & Steele Suite 1000, First Tennessee Plaza 800 South Gay Street Knoxville, Tennessee 37929 Phone: (865) 637_1980

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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE WHEREAS, by Deed of Trust dated December 16, 2005 of record in Book 2421, page 354 in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, ROBERT B. MARR and wife, ROSALIA F. MARR (the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Grantorsâ&#x20AC;?) conveyed to Philip Nemeth, Trustee, the hereinafter described real property to secure the payment of Grantor s Promissory Note, and all other obligations to HOWARD MOONEY (the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Beneficiaryâ&#x20AC;?); WHEREAS, Beneficiary appointed the undersigned, Greg Forderhase, Attorney, as Substitute Trustee by instrument filed for record in Book 3421, page 323 in the Register s Office for Sevier County Tennessee, with all of the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in the Deed of Trust; WHEREAS, default having been made in the payment of the debts and obligations secured to be paid by the Deed of Trust, the Beneficiary has declared the entire balance of said indebtedness due and payable in accordance with the terms of the Note and Deed of Trust and has directed the undersigned Substitute Trustee to foreclose said Deed of Trust in accordance with the terms thereof and to sell said real property. NOW THEREFORE, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that by virtue of the authority vested in me, the undersigned Substitute Trustee, I will on November 20, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the Front Door of the Sevier County Courthouse in Sevierville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the last, highest and best bidder for cash in hand the following described real estate, to-wit: PARCEL I: SITUATED in the Thirteenth (13th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee, and being all of LOT 1 of the CHARLES F. LEWIS ESTATE, as shown on map of record in Map Book P28, page 17, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, to which map specific reference is here made for a more particular description. SUBJECT TO restrictions of record in Misc. Book M226, page 425, in said Register s Office. SUBJECT TO health department notations, rights-of-way, and all other notations as shown on Map of record in Map Book P28, page 17, in said Register s Office. Property Owners are responsible for the maintenance of the roads in the Charles F. Lewis Estate. PARCEL II: SITUATED in the Thirteenth (13th) Civil District of Sevier County, Tennessee, and being all of TRACT NO. 18 of the CLARK WOODS #1, as shown on plat of record in Map Book 24, page 14, in the Register s Office for Sevier County, Tennessee, to which plat specific reference is here made for a more particular description. SUBJECT TO health department notations, 30 ft. right-of-way, and all other notations as shown on plat of record in Map Book 24, page 14, in said Register s Office. PARCEL I and PARCEL II BEING the same property conveyed to Robert B. Marr and wife, Rosalia F. Marr by deed dated December 16, 2005 of record in Book 2421, Page 352 in said Register s Office. TAX PARCELS: 096-096.01 and 096-093.17

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NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE`S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated January 31, 2007, executed by Jennifer L. Pais and Osmani Pais, conveying certain real property therein described to Robert M. Wilson, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee recorded on February 21, 2007 at Book/Instrument No. 2746, Page 162183; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, As Trustee On Behalf Of BCAP LLC Trust 2007-AA2 who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, the undersigned, Everett L. Hixson, Jr., having been appointed by as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register s Office of Sevier County, Tennessee. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Everett L. Hixson, Jr., as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on D ecember 3, 2009 at 11:00 AM at the SEVIER County courthouse door where the foreclosure sales are customarily held at the SEVIER Courthouse, located in Sevierville, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Sevier County, Tennessee, to wit: THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PREMISES, TO-WIT: SITUATED IN THE FIFTH (5TH) CIVIL DISTRICT IN SEVIER COUNTY, TENNESSEE, AND BEING ALL OF UNIT 3 OF THE SHERWOOD FOREST RESORT, PHASE I, A PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT, AS SHOWN ON PLAT OF RECORD IN LARGE MAP BOOK 4, PAGE 65, REGISTER`S OFFICE, SEVIER COUNTY, TENNESSEE, TO WHICH PLAT SPECIFIC REFERENCE IS HERE MADE FOR A MORE PARTICULAR DESCRIPTION. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY AS CONVEYED TO OSMANI PAIS BY DEED RECORDED 05/10/05 IN BOOK 2239, PAGE 415. ** PARCEL/TAX I.D. #: 105L-B-001.00 COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 4414 FOREST VISTA WAY, PIGEON FORGE, TN 37868 **ALSO BING THE SAME PROPERTY AS CONVEYED IN A DEED FROM OSMANI PAIS, MARRIED TO OSMANI PAIS AND JENNIFER PAIS, HUSBAND AND WIFE, BY DEED DATED JANUARY 31, 2007 AND RECORDED ON 2-21-07 AS SET FORTH IN BOOK 2746 PAGE 159, SEVIER COUNTY, TENNESSEE. PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 4414 Forest Vista Way Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

ADDRESS: 3539 New Birds Creek Road CURRENT OWNER: Birds Creek Developers, LLC SAID SALE will be free from the right of equity and redemption, homestead, dower and all other exemptions, the same having been waived in said Deed of Trust. Said property will be sold to subject to all unpaid real estate taxes and any and all other prior liens and mortgages, and all easement, leases, objections, conditions, restrictions and outconveyances, if any, as may appear of record. The following item, recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Sevier County, Tennessee, may be adversely affected by the foreclosure sale: Tennessee Department of Revenue Notice of State Tax Lien dated March 26, 2009 and recorded March 31, 2009 in Book 3313, page 299 in said Register s Office. Interested party, as defined by T.C.A. 35-5-104, is: (a) Tennessee Department of Revenue. Notice of this foreclosure has been given to the Tennessee Department of Revenue and the sale will be subject to said governmental entity s right to redeem the property as required by T.C.A. 67-1-1433. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of sale to another day certain, without further publication and in accordance with the law, upon announcement of such adjournment on the day and at the time and place set forth above. The Beneficiaries reserve the right to bid on said real property. This notice posted and published in accordance with said Deed of Trust on October 30, 2009, November 6, 2009 and November 13, 2009. DATED: October 26, 2009 Greg Forderhase, Substitute Trustee 835 Ski Mountain Road P.O. Box 270 Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738 (865) 436-2192

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In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. CURRENT OWNER(S): Jennifer L. Pais, Osmani Pais OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded at any time. 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. All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower 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 Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular us or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Everett L. Hixson, Jr., Substitute Trustee Rubin Lublin Suarez Serrano, LLC One Park Place, Suite 380 6148 Lee Highway Chattanooga, TN 37421 WWW.RUBINLUBLIN.COM/PROPERTY-LISTINGS.PHP Tel: (888) 890-5309 Fax: (423) 296-1882

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Firewood Delivered $60

105 YARD & TREE SERVICES

105 YARD & TREE SERVICES

Yard Clean up Leaves & weedeating

Hauling Trees Cut & Removal & Trimmed

Property Clean Up

428-0746

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Pressure Washing, Gutter Cleaning Fall Yard Clean-up Home Maintenance/ Cleaning

Call Conley Whaley 428-2791 or 919-7340(cell)

865-774-1253 865-654-0892

... give the Classifieds a look.

106 HOME IMPROVEMENTS

Experienced local carpenter Does all types remodeling Additions & Repairs Licensed & Insured

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106 HOME IMPROVEMENTS

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

All Phases Kitchens, bath, decks, Windows, door, trim Sheetrock, painting Plumbing & electrical Vinyl & laminate ďŹ&#x201A;ooring

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115 ROOFING SERVICES

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114 PLUMBING SERVICES

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Classifieds Â&#x2039; 11B

The Mountain Press Â&#x2039; Friday, November 06, 2009 943 AUTOMOBILE SALES

Commercial or Residential Small House in Sevierville. Ideal for small business. 8502487.

Utility trailer 5x10 + 4 ft gate 2000 lb axle 15 inch tires. Used once. Like new. $550. 4369479 after 6pm

722 BUSINESS BUILDINGS 4 office rentals + large garage. S. Blvd Way $249,000. 933-6544 Commercial Property 2250 sq ft Next to Westgate Resort $3000 mth. 4303304 Office for rent used now as beauty shop. Avail Nov. 15th. 933-6544

GRAB more attention with Classifieds! Call 428-0746

944 VAN SALES

945 TRUCK SALES

1995 GMC Vandura 2500 Van. $2800 or best offer. Call 865-293-6230.

1994 F-250 4x4 XLT Diesel. Auto, extra cab, 8 ft bed. $3850. 654-8291

CART away unwanted items in the Classifieds.

THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME by Mike Argirion and Jeff Knurek

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

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945 TRUCK SALES Š2009 Tribune Media Services, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

87 Chevy S10 4 Cylinder 4-Speed. Run Good, been rolled have title. 8516814

VOARP

ADJEGG

LEASE TO PURCHASE OPTION! was $189,900

NEW BIBLE Jumble Books Go To: http://www.tyndale.com/jumble/

721 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

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

NOW $174,900

OPEN HOUSE

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829 MANUFACTURED HOME SALES

16x72 2+2 Fltwd Price includes delivery & set up $10,900. 933-6544

Mobile Homes in Park Own Your Home! $150.00 + lot rent Sevierville 865-654-3118

SUPER NICE Used mobile home: You Have to See This One To See Just How Clean and Nice It Is. 1992 Norris 14x70 2BR/2BA. We will del. and set-up. $15,900. Call 865-428-1978.

CTS TS 22-110 +AC

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829 MANUFACTURED HOME SALES

BANK FORECLOSURES: We are liquidating the Bank Foreclosed Mobile Home Inventory of a major lender. We have once in a lifetime deals. Call us for details 865-428-1978.

LEADERS IN REAL ESTATE AUCTIONS SINCE 1953

ABSOLUTE AUCTION

3BD/2BA With Land

Mountain Crest Inn

I will ďŹ nance!

Only 3 left! Call Mickey (865) 453-0086

CLAYTON HOMES 1751 WinďŹ eld Dunn Pkwy Sevierville, TN 37862

AUCTION Thursd day November 12th,2009 1:00 PM

A Very Nice 28x64. 3+2. Set up in Park or can be moved $19,900. 933-6544

Preview Date: Wednesday, November 11th,2009 2-6 pm Wildwood Inn, 401 Hemlock Street, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

NO BUYERS PREMIUM,

941 SUV SALES 2005 4x4 Chevrolet Trail Blazer SL, Excellent condition, Extra clean. Loaded, Low Miles. Smoky Mountain Auto Center, Kodak 933-9005 943 AUTOMOBILE SALES 1997 HONDA Accord, 4 cyl., 5 sp. AC, 4 dr., looks & runs good. $3000. Call 865-607-6542.

943 AUTOMOBILE SALES

2004 SATURN ION2, AT, 4cyl, AC, PW, PDL, cruise, keyless entry, new tires. 68,000 miles, nice car, $5995. Call 865-607-6542.

91

Cadillac Sedan Deville. 60,500 original miles. 1 owner. Mint condition. $5000 OBO. 712-7079.

1 1/2% Broker Participation being offered to all licensed real estate agents. Broker Participation MUST T be approved at least 48 hours prior to auction, NO EXCEPTIONS. s'UEST2OOMSONAC&EE3IMPLE s-EETING2OOM3EATS4HEATER s%XECUTIVE+ING2OOMSWITH&IREPLACE "ANQUETSTYLE s+ING3UITESWITH4HEMESn0HARAOH

s%LEVATOR /RIENTAL &ITZGERALD 6ICTORIANAND3AFARI s3TAIRWELLS /UTlTTERS s0ARKING,OTSFORAMPLEPARKING s$OUBLE1UEENWITH&IREPLACES s/UTDOORPOOLWITHKIDDIEPOOLAND s$OUBLE1UEENWITH&IREPLACES HOTTUB +ITCHENETTES s"USINESS#ENTER s!LL2OOMSHAVE0RIVATE"ALCONYEXCEPT s7ITHINWALKINGDISTANCEOF THE"EDROOM3UITES $OWNTOWNORTAKETHE4ROLLEY s"REAKFAST2OOMWITH&IREPLACE3EATS Auctioneers Comments:

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MANYOFTHEBALCONIESHAVEVIEWSOF-OUNT,E#ONTE4HIS(OTELOFFERSAVARIETY OFROOMSTOACCOMMODATEYOURENTIREPARTY$ONTMISSTHISOPPORTUNITYTOBUY EXCELLENTPROPERTYINTHE'ATLINBURGAREAASMOSTPROPERTYIN'ATLINBURGISLEASED 9OUCANOWNTHIS&%%3)-0,% 10% Down Day of Sale, balance due at closing within 30 days Directions: 4RAVEL(WYTOWARDS'REAT3MOKY-OUNTAIN.ATIONAL0ARK)N 'ATLINBURG TURNRIGHTAT#AUTION,IGHT TRAVELACROSSBRIDGETO7ILDWOOD)NN

Auction Date: Thurs. Nov. 19thth, 1:00 PM Preview Date: Wed., Nov. 18 , 2-6 PM Auction being conducted on-site 1010 Cosby Hwy, Newport, TN 37821 From Interstate 40 take Exit 435 and turn toward Cracker Barrel Restaurant. Mountain Crest Inn will be on your left.

Mountain Crest Inn s&EE3IMPLEACRES s5NITS s2ESTAURANT,OUNGE s#ONFERENCE2OOM3EATS s(EATED)NDOOR0OOL s7HIRLPOOLAND+IDDIE0OOL s'AME2OOM s%XERCISE2OOM s"USINESS#ENTER s"EAUTY3ALON s#OIN OP'UEST,AUNDRY s3OLID#ONCRETE#ONSTRUCTION s)DEALLY,OCATEDRIGHTON)NTERSTATE 10% Buyers Premium will be added to all successful bids. 10% down day of sale, balance due at closing. 2% Broker Participation being offered to all licensed real estate agents. Please contact ofďŹ ce for package. THIS PROPERTY IS A TURN KEY OPERATION. YOU WILL BE READY TO RENT ROOMS THE VERY DAY YOU CLOSE. Run every application of the motel or you have the opportunity to lease out the restaurant and the lounge for additional income. The last bid will buy regardless of price.

Lic. #4203

RE Lic #256430

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1148 Wagner Drive PO Box 6714 Sevierville, TN 37864

865-774-5789 1-877-497-3523

www.thompsoncarr.com


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The Mountain Press ◆ Friday, November 6, 2009

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THE MORE YOU BUY THE MORE YOU SAVE!

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at CARL HATCHER Furniture

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10% OFF

YOUR FIRST ITEM

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30% OFF

YOUR THIRD ITEM of equal or lesser value of the purchase.

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HOURS: MON, TUES, THURS, FRI 8:30-6:00 WED: 8:30-5:00 SAT: 8:30-4:00

November 6, 2009  

The Mountain Press for November 6, 2009

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