Ralph L. Pickett, age 79, of Whitwell, passed away Monday, January 9, 2023.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Leoko Pickett Denton; father, Henry Jewell Pickett; step-mother, Gloria Pickett; son, Ralph L. Pickett, Jr.; sister, Onita Davis; step-sister, Sue Green; brothers, Jeff Pickett, Wendell Pickett, Vernon Pickett; son-in-law, Duck Cooper.  Mr. Pickett was retired from Mueller Company after […]


Eloise Clark, 88, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on January 21, 2023. Eloise was born to the late Dewitt Campbell and Ollie Combs Campbell on May 28, 1934. She has reunited with her late husband Thomas E. Clark. She was a homemaker, she loved watching wrestling and enjoyed flowers. Eloise loved laughing and cutting up […]

Biblically Speaking: The Beginning of Knowledge

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Proverbs 1:7 “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.” Last week, we discussed the meaning of fear. The word “fear” is not horror but, respect, just as we would our father upon earth. This week, let’s look at the next word, “knowledge.” Knowledge in Hebrew is “daath”. Daath is an ability […]

TN American Water environmental grant application window opens

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Grants available for community projects in the company’s service area including Marion County

Chattanooga, Tenn.  – Tennessee American Water announced recently that applications are now being accepted for its 2023 Environmental Program. “Tennessee American Water is proud to launch the 2023 Environmental Grant Program, a long-standing initiative that aims to support local organizations that share our environmental vision,” said Lori Stenzel, Tennessee American Water Manager for Water Quality & Environmental Compliance.  “At Tennessee […]


Susan Owen Johnson, 64, of South Pittsburg, passed away on January 19, 2023 after being hospitalized due to complications with ALS. Susan was born on November 14, 1958 to Clayton and Betsy Owen in Bridgeport, Alabama. After Susan graduated from South Pittsburg High School in 1978, she went on to study nursing at the Baroness Erlanger School of Nursing and […]


James Dale Johnson of Kimball, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 18, 2023. Dale enjoyed traveling, collecting antiques, gardening, working in his yard and most of all spending time with his family and friends. He will forever be remembered for the kindness he showed to others and the love and friendship he spread to those he cared for. […]


Eleanor Kate Janeway, 86, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on January 19, 2023. Eleanor was born to the late Frank Joseph Warren and Eula Hughes Warren on September 2, 1936. She had been married for almost 65 years to Arnold Richard Janeway. She became a Christian when she was 13 years old. Eleanor was one of 11 […]


Dorothy Gail Harveston. 76, of South Pittsburg, gained her wings on Friday, January, 20, 2023.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She loved her family, friends, thrift shopping, and her flowers. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Victor Levan and Hester Levan; brothers, J.T. Levan, Dale Levan; sisters, Ozella Shelton, Sara Jane Brown, Barbara Rogers.  […]


Clifton Edward Vinson, age 48, of Chattanooga, Tennessee passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2022 at his Father’s home in Jasper, Tennessee. He was born in Austell, Georgia on January 23, 1974.  He is survived by his parents,  Kay and Bob Filosi, Douglasville, Georgia, and Mike and Christine Vinson, Jasper;  siblings, Mike Vinson Jr., Tonia Post, Kate Fischer and Laura […]