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Will "Junior" Williams lost his left eye, when struck by a bullet from a Japanese soldier's gun during a battle on Iwo Jima during March 1945. It was not certain at the time he would survive and he left the combat zone to recover.
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Will "Junior" Williams has been living off Indian Creek Road (West Highway 363) for about 60 years. Born July 10, 1920, he has witnessed a lot of changes, good times and bad times but retains a smile. He has an older brother, John A. Williams of Fowlers G
|403||(c)2011 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Dipping into bushels of tasty apples are Kiersten, at left, and her sister, Kylen, at their grandparents', Danny Ray and Irene Carver, apple house on Cosby.
|404||(c)2011 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Lieutenant C.J. Ball, at right, stopped by the Newport Plain Talk to meet with his father Newport Mayor Connie Ball. Father and son often ride together on patrol in Cocke County. Lt. Ball is also president of the local Fraternal Order of Police Lodge.
|405||(c)2011 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
|406||(c)2011 NPT PHOTO BY NELSON MORAIS|
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Austin Cobble, 17, seen here, was working as a lifeguard on Thursday afternoon at the City of Newport's pool when he spotted a drowning boy and saved his life.
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Jack Keener, 22, of Cosby, came home Friday, Nov. 18, to a hero's welcome, after serving in Afghanistan for six months, where he was wounded. He tightly hugged his grandmother, Miriam Keener, left, who lives in the Bogard area of Cosby.
|409||(c)2011 NPT PHOTO BY RICK HOOPER |
Lt. Gen. Hubert G. Smith, a native of Cosby, was the guest speaker for Sunday's ceremony.
|410||(c)2011 NPT PHOTO BY RICK HOOPER|
PFC Jack Keener, left, receives a proclamation from Cocke County Mayor Vaughn Moore, right, during Monday's CLB meeting. Keener was injured during a battle in Afghanistan last September.
|411||(c)2012 NPT FILE PHOTO|
Elza is posed with an 8-by-10 inch format billows camera. Irene has a Hasselblad. Karen Travis did a feature on the Painters in 1989
|412||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
|413||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Tammy Southerland shows a printing plate from an August 1967 edition of the Newport Plain Talk. She discovered the old printing plate many months ago when a storm damaged a building on family property in Greene County.
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Lounging on a living room couch with Tammy Southerland are two of her favorite house pets: Lola, a gray terrier mix, and Bonnie, the tornado survivor cat. Tammy and husband Stan from Greene County love their Cocke County home.
|415||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Col. Charles Moore is in the cockpit of his F-16 Fighting Falcon in its hanger at Shaw Air Force Base, Sumter, South Carolina. By late March, Col. Moore, who is from Cocke County, will wear the brigadier general's star. The inset photo is by US Air Force
|416||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Twenty-seven yellow balloons sailed briskly into the blue-gray sky over Newport on Wednesday, March 28, as Mom, Christy Ricker, and friends celebrated what would have been the 27th birthday for Charley Marie Sapp, Christy's daughter.
|417||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
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Charley Marie Sapp's mother, Christy Ricker, at left, got the City of Newport to place the sign earlier this year. With her is a best friend, Jenny Gray.
|419||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Jesse Parton is a busier man these days. He does construction, specializing in steel roofing, during the week. On weekends he joins his mother, Doloris Dalton, and siblings Marcella Reed and Anthony Norton at the Newport Flea Market located in the former
|420||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Fred Laws used to spend a lot of time selling insurance and working too hard. His health declined and he got Crohn's Disease, which attacks the colon. His wife is Teresa Laws, known for her sales of Rainbow vacuum cleaners.
|421||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Lynn Willis may be mixing one of her last batches of paint at Overholt's Hardware store after owners announced its closing. She is married to store locksmith Hubert Willis, a brother to store co-owner, Lee Willis.
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Matthew Willis, son of Hubert and Lynn Willis, has worked in Overholt's Hardware store both part and fulltime since he was a child. He was born in 1984, the same year that the Suggs and Willis families bought the property from Charlie and Ophas Bryant. Ma
|423||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
City Parks & Recreation Department employees were glad to have the hundreds of lilies donated by Audrey Woody in April. The plants were placed near the tennis courts and also at the river walk and city hall. From left with Audrey are David Hopkins, Bobby
|424||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Audrey and Luther Woody stand one of their flower beds at their home off Fairlawn. The landscaping is beautiful and represents a couple of decades work. But now the property is for sale.
|425||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL |
This toy truck was saved from the fire that destroyed the Henderson-Ellison home. It was their son's, Riley Gene Ellison, whose name is spelled out with wood play blocks.
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Iva Lee Rathbone, at left, was at the Henderson-Ellison burial. With her is daughter Melaine Rathbone Phillips. At far right is Tammy Hall.
|427||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
This F-150 Ford has a retail sticker price of over $33,000 but Burnett Duncan only has to pay taxes on his prize after he won the 2012 truck in the "Survive It to Drive It" promotion by WIVK, UT Credit Union and Ray Varner Ford. With Burnet are his childr
|428||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Visitors are welcome to drive into Triple Creek Campground by access off Lower Bogard Road that connects to Cosby Bridge Rd. Arvis Keys hired a local contractor to build the new concrete bridge in early 2012.
|429||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
You might find Yvonne Keys at the rustic office at Triple Creek Campground, which she and husband, Arvis Keys, of Newport, operate. Yvonne decorated the office with older items to give it a warm, homey feeling.
|430||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Von and Carolyn Smith relax in their cool patio on a 90-degree day. They have lived above Bybee Market since 1969 and operated the market for at least 10 years after building it.
|431||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
William Max Agee with his great granddaughter, Pyper Epley, who was celebrating her 8th week of life. She is the daughter of Molly Ford, the daughter of Jim and Terri Agee.
|432||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Allen and Betty Freeman have lived off Old Greeneville Highway for about 26 years. They tell me the farm at one time was that of William Susong and later Festus Boyer. Their front yard is marked by an old stone wall that runs along the edge of the highway
|433||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Marcia Shannon helps out with the vegetable vendor sales at the Newport farmers market on Saturday mornings. Her full time jobs including being a mother and working for Lisega in Sevier County.
|434||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Cocke County Mayor Vaughn Moore plans to help get a hand-painted Christmas ornament from artist Bobbie Lamons Lovell to Nashville for the governor's Christmas tree. The ornament includes scenes of Pigeon River Bluff, Swaggerty's Fort, and Mount Cammerer.
|435||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Sitting in their new den/livingroom, Kate and Robert James, who have been married for about 62 years, are in almost the same spot where the fire started in their home's old den and burned their house down April 26, 2012.
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The new home built by Eddie Ball Construction was ready to move in by late September. It looks strikingly like their former home on the same spot. Their home of 40-plus years burned in late April 2012.
|437||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Elza E. Painter had a quiet birthday at his Golf Course Road home on Thursday, Nov. 15, at age 83, with his wife, Irene. Elza handled film developing and photo print making for the Plain Talk for about 30 years.
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Elza and Irene Painter at their Golf Course Road home. Roe Parks was the contractor on the house built in 1965. The Painters have been married for 35 years.
|439||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
The giant Mickey Mouse blowup is a favorite for Children who like to visit the Valentines. For Ralph his hours of work decorating his lawn is all about delighting hundreds of children, and parents can enjoy the scene too. Ralph Valentine has been expandin
|440||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Newport Kiwanis welcomed Lt. John Bockmann, US Army helicopter pilot, December guest speaker for the club. From left are Katherine Bockmann holding daughter, Emily, age one; her husband, Lt. John Bockmann; and Emily's grandfather, Reid Bailey.
|441||(c)2012 NPT PHOTO BY NELSON MORAIS |
Hundreds of people showed up Wednesday, June 6, in the evening, to express their condolences to the surviving family members of the Terri Henderson and Sherman Ellison family, and their son, Riley Gene, who were apparently killed in their mobile home.
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Firefighters Paul Bryant, left, and Darrell Parks of the Cosby Volunteer Fire Department work to extinguish a blaze at this home on Bogard Road Monday night. No one was home at the time of the fire but some the family's pets died in the blaze.
|443||(c)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Bill Agee stands in front of his home off College where he has lived for as long as I can recall. I made this photo on Sept. 19, 2012 before an interview. He has been ill in recent weeks and could not meet me at Union Cemetery to help with a story.
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Lydia Shelton wears her Cincinnati marathon medal for completing the 26-plus-mile Flying Pig last year in Ohio. Her husband, Larry "Yogi" Shelton, has taken up running, too.
|445||(c)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Debbie Wylie is getting gun handling training from Derrick Woods of the Cocke County Sheriff's Dept. Debbie is account executive with Amedisys in Newport where she has worked for eight years. She is the daughter of the late Oscar and Edith Carver.
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Lydia Shelton, at left, is title clerk for Cocke County Clerk Janice Butler, shown here at her office on Valentine's Day. Janice said she was glad when Lydia joined the office 16 years ago and she has watched Lydia's children Amber and Paul grow up.
|447||(c)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL |
Angie Rolen, at left, and Rhonda Evans, who is co-owner of the Jewelry Connection, have been best friends since childhood. Rhonda was celebrating Angie's good fortune in the return of her late mother's diamond rings.
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L. C. Gregg's last day in the loan office at National Bank of Tennessee was April 16. He ended a 44-year career in local banking on his retirement.
|449||(c)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Sassy got out from underneath Tunney's pickup truck on a sunny spring day long enough to pose for a photo with the pistol grill.
|450||(c)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Keith Keller stands in front of a wide variety of long guns including shotguns, rifles, and assault weapons at his Cosby Highway location in Newport. The store also features tools, some furniture, shooting accessories and knives.
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|452||(c)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL |
Susan (Green) Evans, who was raised by her mother, Barbara and step-father Kenneth Raines, holds up a 1970s era Plain Talk with a film festival feature. Harold Smith, Tommy Williamson, and Heavy Green attended hundreds of these through the years.
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Solar-10 Vice President Tim Abramson, at right, congratulates Buford Messer for his more than 29 years service to the company and wishes him well during retirement.
|454||(c)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
D. Quinton Parrott turned 90 on August 14, 2013 with a quiet celebration at his home. Born in Jefferson County, he has spent more than 85 years working and living in Newport.
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Dr. Mike Hood, at left, talks with Kiwanian Reid Bailey, center, and John Blockman, Army airman who was visiting the club and is married to Kiwanian Robert Kisabeth’s daughter.
|456||(c)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DUAY O'NEIL|
Kate Wilburn of Del Rio celebrated her 90th birthday on Easter Sunday, March 31, with a covered dish dinner at Grassy Fork Community Center. With Wilburn is her brother, Jack Stokely of Whiteburg. They have one other living sibling, Hester Woody.
|457||(C)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DUAY O'NEIL|
Arin Chambers, left, shared highlights of her recent trip to China with her great-grandmother, Dolly Harville, right, this past weekend
|458||(C)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DUAY O'NEIL|
Caitlin Burchette displays the identification badge issued to her when she recently interned at the House of Commons in London.
|459||(C)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DUAY O'NEIL|
Dr. Nathan Ford, center, was honored at the quarterly Newport/Cocke County Chamber of Commerce breakfast Thursday morning. With Ford are Dr. Jeff Foster, left, and State Rep. Jeremy Faison, right.
|460||(C)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DUAY O'NEIL |
The family of the late Ricky Suggs and Bridgeport Elementary School administrators gathered Friday afternoon to dedicate a new school sign in memory of Ricky Suggs, longtime Bridgeport teacher who died suddenly last October.
|461||(C)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DUAY O'NEIL|
Bill Agee, retired National Bank of Newport (now Tennessee) president, will celebrate his 95th birthday on Tuesday, Sept. 10.
|462||(C)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DUAY O'NEIL|
A host of firemen, policemen, deputies, and other emergency responders saluted as the body of Elmer Clayton Ball was lifted atop a Cosby Volunteer Fire Department engine for transport to Webb's Creek Cemetery for burial on Thursday.
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Tisha Moore, right, receives a kiss from her daughter, Ruby Keller James, at a party Friday, November 8, in celebration of Moore's 100th birthday.
|464||(c)2013 NPT PHOTO BY KATIE PITTSER |
Randy Winter demonstrates the rotational grazing program he has established on his family farm. He explained he is seeing that rotation grazing is more cost-effective on his farm, as it has lowered the cost to run the farm, the soil is healthier.
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Mickey D. McCarter, 23, of Cosby, was killed Tuesday, Feb. 12, when around 5:45 a.m. the Grand Jeep Cherokee he was a passenger in left the eastbound lane of Interstate 40, struck a guardrail, and went airborne, over Golf Course Road, and hit an embankmen
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Melissa Nicole Ponder, 30, of 1781 Aaron Way, in Newport, suffered a “possible” injury on Thursday, June 27, at 8:30 a.m., on the Cosby Highway, near English Street, when a 2010 Dodge minivan, in front of her 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe seen here, came to ..
|468||(C)2013 NPT PHOTO BY RICK HOOPER |
Iliff McMahan Jr., Northeast Regional Director for the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and former Cocke County mayor, was guest speaker for the Newport Lions Club last week.
|469||(c)2013 NPT PHOTO BY RICK HOOPER |
Duay O'Neil, Cosby Academy Centennial celebration committee member, was guest speaker at Newport Lion's Club meeting Thursday night. O'Neil, a Newport Plain Talk reporter, presented an overview of the history of Cosby Academy's establishment and success.
|470||(c)2013 NPT PHOTOS BY KATIE PITTSER|
Several workers spent the day Thursday moving equipment into the new facility that will house the Popcorn Sutton Distillery.
|471||(c)2014 NPT PHOTO BY BETTY MCMILLAN |
Dan Freeman, owner of Freeman's Furniture, is glad to have a store mascot, and perhaps you have already met Jim.
|472||(c)2014 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Ray Baker relaxes at his Golf Course Road home on a wintery day in January 2014. He will be 84 in May. For the past 40-plus years he has lived in Newport and has written two novels and several short stories.
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From left to right are daughter Patti (Pack) Ketterman; J. C. Pack and his wife, Peggy Pack; and their son, Tim Pack. The event took place Sunday, March 3, 2014.
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June 2007 photo of Jimmie F. Hill and his wife, the former Lucille Dennis, at their Carson Springs home. They had lived in the home they built since about 1985. He died in 2010 apparently from brain cancer.
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From left to right at the Cliffwood home of the Henrys are Elizabeth, Wilda “Bill” Parrott and husband, Quinton, and Dr. Henry, retired Newport optometrist.
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The portrait of actor Tom Selleck immediately caught my eye when touring David Freeman's North Street studio in March. You can see the variety of subjects that this artist handles with ease and expression.
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This winter snow scene in the mountains will be one of four season theme large-canvas paintings David Freeman has been commissioned to do for a Gatlinburg business. He has spent many hours over the winter in his studio on the creation.
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Brother and sister, Elizabeth Henry and D. Quinton Parrott, the children of the late Earl Cecil "Polly" Parrott, who married the former Gladys Audrey Poe. This photo was taken during April at her home off Cliffwood, where she lives with husband.
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While driving along I-40 recently, I spotted these crosses and wanted to share the photo with those who knew Clayton Ball, son of Clifford Ball, but may not have been able to see the memorial cross. Our Managing Editor Rick Hooper covered the tragic death
|480||(c)2014 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Roy likes to relax on his patio with rose vine clinging to picket fence. The Messers have a large shaded yard on property that they bought from Larry Blazer many years ago.
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Shown with Fontes is, on the left, Fred Lee, chairman of the citizenship and patriotism committee of the Parrottsville Ruritan Club, and Derrick Woods, a member of the same committee, administrative captain in the sheriff's department.
|482||(Curt Habraken/The Mountain Press)|
Jim Blalock, son of John Sevier Award recipient Charles Blalock, Jim McGill of the Sevierville Chamber, and Terra Clabough, granddaughter of Charles Blalock, look at the tree and plaque honoring him
|483||(Ellen Brown/The Mountain Press)|
Pigeon Forge native Cathy Wilhelm talks about her book, “Inside the Darkness: A Walk Through Grief,” at Saturday’s Rose Glen Literary Festival at Walters State Community College
|484||(Photos by Curt Habraken/The Mountain Press)|
The front walls of the million gallon sewage tank completely collapsed. Heavy equipment is used to break up the concrete wall, looking for the two missing men.
|485||(This photo appeared in the Air Force Print News Today and is a U.S. Air Force photo by Michael J. Pausic.)|
Four F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots were honored Nov. 3 after being presented the Mackay Trophy. Pictured with the trophy are Capt. Kristopher W. Struve (left), Capt. Lawrence T. Sullivan, Col. Charles L. Moore and Lt. Col. Stephen C. Williams.
|486||(Wade Payne / County Mayor Iliff McMahan Jr.) October 26, 2006|
TALL ORDER: Mayor Iliff McMahan Jr. says Cocke County’s culture of corruption must change. “It’s like eating an elephant. You do it one bite at a time,” he said.
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7 Sep 2012 1947 CCHS reunion front row: Lorene Robeson, Dean Smith, Eula S. Lamb, and Lola Seay. Back row: W. B. Johnson, Mary Lou Mann, Joseph Lewis, Hoyt Ball, Josie Combs, Elizabeth Shelton, and Bill Henry.
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Wendy Hannah was crowned Cosby Homecoming Queen Friday night by 2006 Homecoming Queen Jessica Erickson during festivities at Virgil Ball Stadium. Wendy is the daughter of Rene' and Burt Hannah. She enjoys participating in pageants, hanging out with friend
|489||05/04/2008 NPT PHOTO BY KATHY HEMSWORTH|
Wendy Hannah, the 18-year-old daughter of Burt and René Hannah, of Newport, was crowned Maid of Ramps during the 55th annual Cosby Ruritan Club Ramp Festival on Sunday. Twenty misses vied for the title.
|490||1 August 2006|
Butler named Tennessee County Clerks Organ Donor Awareness Foundation chairman
The Bush Brothers & Company founding family: front, L to R: Alger, Sarah Elizabeth, Frances, and A.J. back, L to R: Claude and Fred.
A. J. was proprietor of this two-room country store.
A.J. and wife Sarah Elizabeth Bush
A. J.'s son Alger Bush and cousin Oscar "Chug" Bush overseeing the Kraut lines at Chestnut Hill. Note single-head cabbage corer mounted on post. The man lifted the cabbage head upside down into the guard on the corer. It was like a drill bit with a propel
The second generation Bush Family celebrates the Company's 50th anniversary. Front, L to R: Fred Bush, C.J. Ethier, Claude Bush, Burnett Bush, Alger Bush and Shell Clevenger. Back, L to R: Vera Tucker-Bush, Lena Maye Bush-Ethier, Kathleen Stout-Bush, Wilm
Famous Baked Beans Spokesperson Jay Bush, great-grandson of founder A.J. Bush and son of Condon Bush, is born.
Jay Bush (age 2) tries to conduct some "bean" business.
The composition of Bush's Board of Directors is changed to include a majority of outside directors, and Condon Bush becomes chairman.