The Marion County Lady Warriors' storied season has met its end. The Lady Warriors fell to the Clarkrange Lady Buffaloes in the Sectionals level of the state title bracket. After falling behind 14-22 in the first quarter, the Tribe had the gritty determination to pull within three going into halftime. With a three pointer from Breanna Vinson, four points from Emily Webb and...
Updated! The South Pittsburg Dollar Store was the scene of a accident, reportedly with injuries, where a vehicle penetrated the storefront. The time of the accident was about 4:40 pm Saturday. No serious injuries were sustained. The store remained closed through the weekend.
The Marion County High School women’s basketball team are one game closer to the state title game with their win over the Chattanooga School for Arts and Science Lady Patriots last week in round two of the regional tournament. The aggressive contest gave the Tribe a glance at what's to come as they make their way into tougher and tougher...
Richard Hardy Hawks' men's basketball program, who nabbed second place in district 6A, advanced through round one of the regional contests. Whereas the 'usual suspects' were effective on offense such as Allan Wynne (22 points), Aaron Robinson (15 points) and Simon Klompien (18 points) the Hawks were able to dig deep into their bench garnering seven points from Grayson...
Starting out with a 19-8 lead coming out of the first quarter, the Lady Warriors never looked back as they soundly defeated Copper Basin 65-41 while giving players three deep in the rotation valuable playing time. The Lady Warriors will stay home for their next few rounds as Marion County High School hosts the regional tournament. They will face Chattanooga...
  Given the magnitude of the potential impact the proposed Governor Haslam gas tax increase may have, we found it prudent to let the legislation speak for itself. The link "Original gas tax bill" is Rep. Glen Casada's HB 0534 which was brought up in the February 22 Transportation Subcommittee meeting which ended with no action being taken. However, the...
State House Representative David Alexander got his first official dose of the proposed tax tax increase in the State House Subcommittee on Transportation this week. Alexander has been grouped as a ‘supporter’ of the tax tax increase in Governor Bill Haslam’s budget proposal. Alexander has long labeled himself as a small government legislator, but allows for where the confusion has...
Marion County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) will be forgoing their regular meeting on Thursday, March 2 to facilitate hosting a National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Spotter Training at the County Commission Building at 5520 Highway 41 in Jasper, TN. The class will begin at 6:00 p.m. The class is open to the public and is expected to last an hour...
Though the Richard Hardy Hawks had to settle for runner up in the district 6A championship game, they were well represented in the coach's choice all-district team as Allan Wynne, Simon Klompein and Aaron Robinson were all recognized for their season contributions. Other area teams also had representatives for the coveted selections. Marion County High School saw Kane Hale and...
The Richard Hardy Hawks boys basketball team will be taking on the Van Buren Eagles Tuesday, February 21, for the district 6A championship. Head Coach David Jones remains optimistic for the future of the program as they have already punched their ticket to move on to the regional tournament, being one of the top four teams from district 6A....