The Fall Conference of FCE was held at Rothchild’s Conference Center on September 23, 2019. Two members from Hawkins County FCE attended. Shirley Watson and Janice Reeves both competed in the Dress Review event. Shirley won 1st Place in Casual Wear and a 1st in Cultural Arts. Janice won 2nd …

ROGERSVILLE – With beef brisket, pinto beans and fixings, cornbread, buttered potatoes, collard greens, corn, desserts and more on the menu, it must be time for the 16th Annual Soul Food Dinner at Heritage Days, presented by Price Public Community Center and American Legion Auxiliary 231.

CHURCH HILL – Volunteer High School crowned senior Megan Christian as its 2019 Homecoming Queen at a ceremony at halftime of the Falcons’ game against Sullivan East Sept. 13.

Hello, and welcome back to Down Home Food. How many of you are ready for some cooler fall weather? I sure am! It’s been a long hot summer and I am looking forward to some cooler weather. October is my favorite month. Maybe that’s because my birthday falls in October ... lol.

SURGOINSVILLE — Surgoinsville Pharmacy is excited to announce the availability of Physician 360 rapid at home test kits for Strep, Flu, UTI (urinary tract infection) and anemia, allowing patients to take the test in the comfort of their own home, or at the pharmacy, and to discuss the test r…

ROGERSVILLE — A Fall Women’s Conference at The Bridge church — “Enter His Gates with Thanksgiving and Praise” — will feature speakers Debby Frazier and Debbi Davidson.

MILLIGAN COLLEGE — Each year, Milligan College recognizes Christian leaders in the Tri-Cities area who integrate their faith with their profession. Beginning last year, Milligan also honors current high school juniors who exemplify servant-leadership.

ROGERSVILLE / CHURCH HILL — This week, both Cherokee and Volunteer High schools will be celebrating their homecoming week. Below is a list of the festivities taking place at the respective schools.

How many of our nation’s military leaders seek the Lord’s direction and help? The past administration initiated banning anything Christian. A Bible verse on a desk, praying in Jesus’ name or counseling with biblical truth was punished. Although some unconstitutional policies were reversed, m…

ROGERSVILLE —The Hawkins Co. Soil Conservation District, along with co-sponsors, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Tenn. Department of Agriculture, Hawkins Farmers Co-Op, and others, will host a fencing workshop on Thursday, Sept. 12 on the Tom Davis farm.

BULLS GAP — The new Bulls Gap Kiwanis Club was officially chartered at a celebration hosted by the Greeneville Kiwanis Club on Aug. 22. Members from both the Greeneville and Rogersville Kiwanis Club were also in attendance, as they both had a part in sponsoring the new club.

I started to have panic attacks around ten years ago. Evidently, my body doesn’t get my mind’s message that I trust God and He’s in control. Why does my body overreact to anxiety? Because it’s affected by sin’s consequences and is imperfect.

ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins County Imagination Library Board is gearing up for their second annual “No-Run Run” fundraiser in memory of the late Rogersville storyteller and humorist, Doc McConnell. The HCIL is seeking to raise $30,000, which is the cost to purchase one book per month for one y…

MCKENZIE — Misty Barnes, of Bulls Gap, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree from Bethel University during the school’s Summer Commencement on Sat., Aug. 3, 2019.

I had surgery again for cancer. This disease isn’t contagious, but it attacks random individuals in any part of their bodies. Cancer is feared because it’s often lethal. My daughter-in-law lost her mother from this disease, just two weeks after the birth of her first child. Thankfully, my ca…

Well, fall is officially here, even though it’s sure not feeling like it. I’m hoping and praying for those cool days and nights to get here soon.

ROGERSVILLE — University of Tennessee Interim President Randy Boyd paid a visit to the Hawkins Co. Extension Office this week as part of his goal to visit every Extension Office in the state. The Hawkins Co. Extension Office supports 2,000 4-H students across 17 schools, and oversees the sec…

ROGERSVILLE — All members of the Hawkins Co. Commission, Firemen’s Association, and Volunteer Fire Departments are invited to meet next Monday for an informational session to share with members of the Commission updates about their organization and departments.

GREAT LAKES, Illinois — Bud and Amy Williams, of Rogersville, are proud to announce the July 3, 2019 graduation of their son, Mason Williams, from the U.S. Naval Recruit Training Center at Great Lakes, IL.

BULLS GAP — A new chapter of the Kiwanis Club has begun in Bulls Gap and will be officially chartered on August 22 during a celebration hosted by the Greenville Kiwanis Club.

ROGERSVILLE — At the end of the first week of the East Tennessee Awakening, the brilliant blue and white tent three miles west of Rogersville is just now garnering attention of many area residents.

Let’s imagine that you are going to receive $86,400 every day for the rest of your life. And you have to spend all of it each day. What would you do with that money? How much of it would you waste? I think the spending would be fun; I’d help my children and church, and donate (enough to make…

ROGERSVILLE — Two-year old Grayson Bolden is taught to honor the American flag while having a blast at the Rogersville 4th of July parade. For more photos from area Fourth of July celebrations, see more Fourth of July photos inside this edition of The Review.