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…

Did I hear someone say, “What on earth is Cinco de Mayo?” That’s simply Spanish for the fifth of May. It’s an annual celebration to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862.

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sexton of Rogersville, Tennessee and Susan Green of Claudville, Virginia are proud to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Angela Jo Sexton, to Matthew Edward Mauk, son of Larry Mauk and Sherry Rimer of Rogersville, Tennessee.

ROGERSVILLE — With the nation’s substance abuse crisis now nearly two decades in progress, the fallout for Tennessee children living in homes with parental addicts continues to drive the need for a strong foster care support system to help youth achieve a healthy living environment, repair t…

ROGERSVILLE — The Emergency Medical Services Exploratory Committee, chaired by Dr. Blaine Jones, will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30 in the Meeting Room of the County Administration Building (County Mayor's Office), across from the Courthouse.

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County has a type 2 diabetes rate of 12.1% according to the County Health Rankings (www.countyhealthrankings.org) provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Identifying and connecting with people at high-risk type 2 diabetes is critical to preventing it. And preven…

ROGERSVILLE — Abound 125 people attended the Hawkins County Cancer Support Group’s Spring Fashion Show fundraiser on Saturday, April 6, at the Price Public Community Center.

My email inbox is loaded with pleas for money to help legitimate causes. The same organizations send mail through USPS into my property’s mailbox. The phone rings throughout the week with solicitors representing many non-profit groups. Grandchildren and neighborhood kids ask to be sponsored …

ROGERSVILLE — City Pre-School and City/County Kindergarten Registration for the 2019-2020 school year will be held during the entire month of April, 2019, at Rogersville City School. Please drop by the school and pick up your paperwork. Enrollment paperwork needs to be returned no later than…

ROGERSVILLE — Filled with dozens of photos of local people doing what local people do in a typical weekend, the new edition of “A Spring Weekend in Hawkins County” is available now at the Review office and at vendor locations around the area. Pick up a FREE copy, and, who knows, you might ev…

ROGERSVILLE — The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Hawkins County is getting underway, and survivors of all ages and all types of cancer are encouraged to come out for the 2019 Survivor Dinner scheduled for March 26, at Occasions on the Square in Rogersville.

Jonah didn’t want to obey God’s command to go to Nineveh and preach, so he “ran away from the Lord.” He boarded a ship and sailed away “to flee from the Lord” (Jonah1:1-3). However, God knew right where he was and caused a great storm that resulted in Jonah being thrown overboard into the se…

KNOXVILLE — Best-selling author James Patterson believes a love of reading starts with encouraging high-quality teachers. That’s why the Patterson Family Foundation awarded $6,500 to four University of Tennessee, Knoxville graduate students in English and Elementary Education.

KINGSPORT — America’s Navy is coming to Kingsport, one of 25 cities in 10 states to host a performance by the United States Navy Band during its 2019 tour — one of the signature outreach programs of that branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.

ROGERSVILLE — What started as a one-week revival in Greenville last year exploded into what was called the Greeneville Tent Awakening which lasted 30 straight weeks with 1,000 people coming to Christ.

ROGERSVILLE — OK readers ... here’s a sneak preview of just one of the photos you will find in the Review’s upcoming “A Spring Weekend in Hawkins County” magazine that will be available soon. In this photo, made Friday, March 1 at 5:45 p.m., and sent in by her mom, 16-month old Elena Hagood …

I redeemed a Groupon (discounted ticket for local activities) to try some target shooting. I discovered that when I closed one eye, the gun stayed on the target, but when I closed the other eye, it moved quite a bit off-center. I then realized how much fuzzier my vision was in one eye compar…

CHURCH HILL — The Food Lion store in Church Hill recently responded to flooding in in the area by providing food supplies and bottled water to the Emergency Services food pantry serving the upper end of Hawkins County. Due to flooding, many county residents have been affected by either power…

Some of you who have lived here as long as I have, or possibly longer, may remember my Uncle Bill Lawson and his wife Willie Mae. They were two very unique people who I both loved and admired. I’ve always said they were “birds of a feather.”

CHURCH HILL — The Regional SkillsUSA contest was recently held at Northeast State. Volunteer High School’s Advanced Cosmetology class led by teacher Tammy Turner had the following students to qualify for state competition to be held in Chattanooga March 31 — April 3: Kiersten Trent — Cosmeto…

ROGERSVILLE — Public Speaking was a big focus for Hawkins County 4-H members during the month of February, when 4-H members participated in the county wide public speaking contest for 4th – 8th graders, the Upper 8 Sub-Regional Public Speaking Contest, and the Senior High Public Speaking Contest.