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Seymour Middle Host Medal of Honor Recipients

Seymour Middle Host Medal of Honor Recipients

Friday, Sept 12, Seymour Middle School students were treated to a visit by two Medal of Honor recipients in town for the 2014 Knoxville Medal of Honor Convention. Honorees U.S. Marine Corps Col. Harvey C. Barnum and Army Sgt.1st Class Melvin Morris, both in their 70s, arrived on school grounds[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Community, Events, Featured, News, Seymour
Little Caeser’s Robbed by Armed Assailant

Little Caeser’s Robbed by Armed Assailant

Sunday, Sept 14 at approximately 8:52 a.m. Little Caeser’s Pizza located at 11212 Chapman Hwy experienced an armed robbery. According to Sevier County Sheriff Ron Seals, two employees were inside the locked store preparing for opening when they heard a noise at the back door. Reports stated one employee opened[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Business, Community, News, Seymour
Seymour Shop Offers A Sweet Variety

Seymour Shop Offers A Sweet Variety

Seymour Sweets N Treats is the first shop of its kind in the Seymour area. Located at 101 Huskey Valley Rd, the storefront opened for business July 11 of this year. “As Seymour Sweets N Treats, we’ve been in business for about 7 years. We were attending arts and crafts[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Business, News, Seymour
Seymour Farm Hosts Youth Rodeo

Seymour Farm Hosts Youth Rodeo

Saturday, Sept 20, Tri-C Farms of Seymour will host their first annual youth benefit rodeo for Northview Academy. Tri-C Farms is nestled between rolling hills down a gravel drive and is a regular host of youth rodeos. Purchased by current owner Rod Cowan’s grandfather shortly after the Great Depression, Tri-C[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Community, Entertainment, Events, News, Seymour
Students Debate at Wake Forest

Students Debate at Wake Forest

This past weekend, Seymour High school students traveled to North Carolina for the Wake Forest National Tournament in debate. The annual event draws students from all across the country to compete, and Seymour students have been regular attendees for several years. “Our entire debate team went to Wake Forest and[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Community, News, Seymour
Local Official Paves the Way

Local Official Paves the Way

The Tennessee County Highway Officials Association met last week in Sevierville to address possible incoming state legislation over the next year. Local road superintendent Jonas Smelcer attended the gathering held at Calhoun’s Steak house. Smelcer was first elected to office in 1982. As a member of the Officials Association, he’s[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Community, News, Sevier County, Seymour
Seymour Loses to Heritage

Seymour Loses to Heritage

By: Lee Ramsey Injuries, lack of depth, and youth are all factors when a football team is losing. Sometimes these factors are excuses but with the Seymour Eagles, these are reasons not excuses. The Eagles lost their third game in a row last Friday night to the Heritage Mountaineers by[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
TKA Dominates Jellico 58-0

TKA Dominates Jellico 58-0

By: Lee Ramsey What a difference a couple of years and a new coach make in a football program. The King’s Academy Lions have gone from being dominated to the team that dominates. TKA Coach Matt Lowe has his team hitting on all cylinders both offensively and defensively. The Lions[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
Lady Eagles Soccer Defeats TKA

Lady Eagles Soccer Defeats TKA

By: Lee Ramsey It was the Battle of Boyds Creek as the Seymour Eagles soccer team came up with the win 3-0 on Householder Field. The Lady Eagles only led 1-0 at the half but they pretty much dominated play on the field even though they could only come up[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports
Lady Eagles Volleyball Defeat South-Doyle

Lady Eagles Volleyball Defeat South-Doyle

By: Lee Ramsey Lose to TKA The Seymour Lady Eagles volleyball team defeated the South-Doyle Cherokees in a key District 2-AAA contest at Seymour last week. It’s always fierce competition when the two schools just down Chapman Highway get together. This match up was no exception. The Lady Eagles pounced[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Schools, Seymour, Sports