The Sevier County School System recently announced the recipients of the Teachers of the Year award. As the local paper, the Herald felt it was merited to provide local coverage of the announcements and present profiles of the recipients from each Seymour school. This week, Seymour Primary School Teachers of[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
By Joe King, firstname.lastname@example.org Due to numerous inner-party challenges from most of the Sevier County Commission seats representing Seymour, the local political landscape could look very different come the end of the May Primary Election. In fact, all but one seat, District 9, Seat A, currently held by Buster Norton,[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
By Joe King, email@example.com The driver accused of killing two local residents and injuring multiple others during a Sept. 2012 crash was sentenced to 100 years in prison on armed robbery charges March 3. Tyler James Schaeffer, 22, was presented for judgment before the Honorable Thomas A. Varlan in federal[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
By Joe King, firstname.lastname@example.org The proposed expansion of the Seymour Library is still combating challenges, most of which have proven to be financial hurdles related to purchasing the necessary land, and now Sevier County has been asked to step in. Recently funds needed for the expansion were the subject of[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
By Joe King, email@example.com For Catholics, Lent is the longest of all official religious observances and Seymour’s Holy Family Catholic Church is using the opportunity as a way to help others halfway across the globe. “The Lenten Season is about three things: prayer, almsgiving, and fasting,” said Karen Burry, who[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
In an effort to keep the community clean, Seymour’s spring Roads and Rivers Day will be held March 15, from 9 a. m. until Noon. Keep Sevier Beautiful sponsors this twice-a-year event for removing unsightly litter from the area’s roadsides, rivers banks, and public areas. Since Seymour occupies portions of[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
The winner of the February Community Beautification Hero of the Month is Dogwood Family Practice in Seymour. The local business was presented with an award certificate from the Herald March 5. Accepting the award from Herald Sales Associate Bill Lowe was Dogwood Office Manager Raychel Hughes. “This is such an[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
By: Lee Ramsey Seymour Lady Eagles soccer stand out Courtney Dyer has signed a letter-of-intent to play for Trevecca Nazerene University a Division II school in Nashville. The signing took place in the Seymour High School lobby with plenty of family, friends, fellow players and coaches present. “I’m very excited,”[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
By: Lee Ramsey The Seymour Eagles high school boys soccer team is preparing to start another season under highly successful coach Drew Payne. The task will not be easy for Payne as he lost seven starters off of last year’s successful team. That number included the highly talented foreign exchange[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!
By: Lee Ramsey At a recent home basketball game, Seymour announced new members to the Seymour High School Athletic Hall of Fame. The list included three all state athletes, a state champion and a coach whose tenure stretched over three decades. The new members were inducted at the halftime of[Read More...]To continue reading, subscribe now!