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…

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.

GOSHEN VALLEY — Hungry? Take a look at the two mouth-watering plates of eggs, biscuits, gravy and sausage and you will be! Goshen Valley Vol. Fire Department will be having its Monthly Breakfast this Saturday, July 13, from 7 — 10 a.m. at the fire station on Goshen Valley Road. Come and enjo…

Celebrate Ministry: First Baptist Church, Church Hill, in the Church Hill Student Bldg., 204 E. Main St., every Tuesday night, from 6 until 8:30 p.m. For more information on the recovery program contact Kimberly Dobbs at 708-341-1884 or email fbc.recovery@yahoo.com.

ROGERSVILLE — First Community Bank is a proud supporter of the Rogersville 4th of July celebration, and recently presented a donation to help the Committee with expenses associated with the annual event held at Rogersville’s City Park. Pictured presenting the check to Josh Gilliam, Co-Chair …

SURGOINSVILLE — Iconic Surgoinsville physician Dr. Connor Lyons will be remembered on Sat., June 29 with a breakfast and festival that is held each year in his honor.

Cooking on a budget these days with extremely high grocery prices can be a bit like pulling a rabbit out of a hat when you’re not David Copperfield. Grocery prices are through the roof and only getting higher.

ROGERSVILLE — Recently, the St. Henry Catholic Church chapter of Knights of Columbus asked Executive Director Lana Young, of the Chip Hale Center, to visit and update the local chapter on the facility’s activities, supported employment and funding. Young provided the group with an update and…

When is the last time you were jealous of somebody? That particular emotion, when unrestrained, often intensifies and leads to anger and sin. Cain was jealous of the Lord’s favor on Abel and his better offering, and consequently murdered his brother. Jacob’s sons were jealous of their father…

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County firefighter has earned the honorific distinction of MIFireE, a title awarded by the Institution of Fire Engineers after meeting stringent admission requirements and criteria, including academic, professional and fire-service qualifications.

ROGERSVILLE — In observance of Flag Day, Boy Scout Troop 199, Cub Scout Pack 100, and American Legion Post 21, of Rogersville, will be holding an American Flag Retirement Ceremony at the American Legion Post on East Main Street on Saturday, June 15, at 4 p.m.

Johnson City will once again play host to one of the largest model train shows in the Southeast in a 64,000 square foot venue. Held annually at Memorial Center on the campus of East Tennessee State University, more than 300 tables of model trains in all sizes and assorted railroad related co…

ROGERSVILLE — Readers have been calling and asking about plans for Rogersville’s annual Parade and 4th of July Concert in the Park ... and the answer is, YES, events will take place this year again on Independence Day with the downtown parade, and later that day in the park, bands, food, fir…

I just love old things; old cars, old houses, old books, old toys, old glassware and especially old cast iron cookware. I wrote an article last year around my grandmother’s cast iron skillet. It’s my favorite piece of cookware in my kitchen. I know it’s well over a hundred years old. I’d giv…