Vanessa Torres This Wednesday January 11, we will be premiering our first round table discussion. The topic will be based on the All-State named students from Marion County High School. Please tune in as our special guests will be Hunter McClain, Jacob Saylors, Logan Campbell, and Alex Kirkendoll.
By David Riley, Publisher On Thursday, December 29, a 6:15 a.m. call came into local dispatch regarding two tractor trailers that were involved in an accident that resulted in the destruction of the MJ Mart in Stevenson, AL. Both of the drivers were taken to area hospitals, but were expected to recover. The scene of the accident had several spots of...
FBI Press Release Knoxville, TN  -(marioncountynewstn.com)- On 12/19/2016, at approximately 12:51 p.m., law enforcement agencies responded to a bank robbery at the First Jackson Bank, located at 201 Battlecreek Road, Kimball, TN. Reports indicate that a white male, mid 30’s, entered the bank and demanded money. After obtaining an undetermined amount of money, the suspect fled the scene. The Knoxville Division of the...
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Look for the full interview in the December 27th Edition of the Jasper Journal.
By David Riley, Publisher The South Pittsburg Police Department located a vehicle that was reported stolen from the Lookout Valley area on Hickory Avenue last week. This discovery would end up being a lynchpin of activity to include an escaped suspect and a high stakes game of hide and seek between the suspect and officers. A convicted sex offender started...

Cooking with Jill-O

One holiday down and Christmas is just around the corner, so here is another punch recipe that is good for a crowd. This is the one my mother made that I love so much. Lime Punch 1 container lime sherbert 2, 2 liter bottles of ginger ale 1, 48 oz. can pineapple juice (optional) Put the lime sherbert in your punch bowl, pour...
Staff Reports Marion County Newspapers is please to welcome our new publisher David Riley. If his name rings a bell, it’s because he has been with the newspapers before. Riley laughed “Yes, I’ve carried a lot of water for the papers over the years. I’ve done rack sales, delivery, layout, editing, writing…you name it, I’ve probably done it.” However in...

Cooking with Jill-O

These first two recipes are the kind that would make your mother and grandmother jump for joy, because you’re eating your vegetables. But, not to worry, the rest will have your sweet tooth grinning from ear to ear! Brussels Sprouts 1 pkg. raw Brussels sprouts Olive oil Parmesan cheese Get the raw Brussels sprouts in the produce section of your grocery store. Cut them...
The South Pittsburg Pirates traveled to Whitwell High School on Friday, October 2 for the 84th meeting between the two schools. With the all-time record being dominated by the Pirates 69-12-2, the Tigers entered the game with the hope of ending South Pittsburg’s 24 year victory streak. The first quarter of play began with a South Pittsburg possession, resulting...
On Saturday, October 8, the Alzheimer’s Association hosted their annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s event at Marion County High School. The event was from 9:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. Alzheimer's is a dementia related disease that causes multiple problems. Symptoms of the disease are not always obvious, but they become more apparent over time. Local residents came together to try...