Latest Hamilton County Marriages

Saturday, September 2, 2006

Lawrence Hawkins Jr. and Shannon Bledsoe, both of Soddy-Daisy

Patrick Durham of Chattanooga and Christina Wright of Rossville

Sloan White Jr. and Tonya Scott, both of Rossville

Tyrone Lamb Jr. and Tanza Jackson, both of Chattanooga

Brown Bradford and Rhonda Garrison, both of Ringgold

Brian Rogers and Christina Meyer, both of Signal Mountain

Jermaine Cosby and Trevis Gullatt, both of Chattanooga

George Coffelt Jr. and Faith Loveless, both of Chattanooga

Keith Powell and Heather Bridgeman, both of Hixson

David Frye of Rossville and Ella Smith of Signal Mountain

Lucas Lewis and Christine Pratt, both of Chattanooga

Patrick Douglass and Heather Page, both of Rossville

David Watkins and Tara Hickman, both of Ooltewah

Jason Key and Yasmine Kangles, both of Chattanooga

Otis Coles III and Shevon Dandy, both of Chattanooga

Benjamin Crawley and Stacey Stewart, both of Soddy-Daisy

Jamon Bass and Anneka Hill, both of Chattanooga

Dustin Adkison of Chattanooga and Amanda Jones of Cleveland, Tn.

Kyle Murphy and Alisha Reed, both of Soddy-Daisy

Frank Morrissey Jr. of Auburn, Ala., and Molly Colvin of Lookout Mountain, Ga.

Marcus Martin and Crystal Neal, both of Chattanooga

Jeremy Combs and Misty Stewart, both of Chattanooga

Eugene Dupas Jr. of Talbott, Tn., and Renita Clark of Rossville

Dennis Lewis and Ellen Padilla, both of Ooltewah

William Bratcher Jr. and Meredith Grace, both of Chattanooga

Joshua Branam of Soddy-Daisy and Laura Phillips of Hixson

Kendon Massengale of Hixson and Kelli Sims of Ringgold

James Higgins of Hixson and Staci Fish of Louisville, Tn.

Christopher Brooks and Barbara Brooks, both of Soddy-Daisy

Daniel Green and Celeste Robinson, both of Chattanooga

Jonas Luttrell and Sarah Moneyheffer, both of Chattanooga

Cameron Smith and Julia Morrow, both of Chattanooga

Brian Allen Sr. and Brandi Elder, both of Chattanooga

Edward Hartline and Karen Hinton, both of Rossville

Edward Crumley III of Ringgold and Michelle Rich of Chattanooga

Joshua Simulis and Janelle Vandenbroek, both of Collegedale

Ikey Charles Jr. and Lanisha Storey, both of Chattanooga

HCSO Detective Graduates Prestigious National Forensic Academy

Sheriff Jim Hammond announced Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Detective Shane Forgey ahs graduated from the UT Law Enforcement Innovation Center – Institute for Public Services’ National Forensic Academy in Oak Ridge.  The National Forensic Academy is an intensive 10-week training program co-funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, designed to meet the demanding needs ... (click for more)

Hood’s Texas Brigade At The Battle Of Chickamauga Program Is April 14

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will provide a special 90-minute driving/walking tour on Saturday, April 14, at 2 p.m., following General John B. Hood’s famous Texas Brigade. This tour begins at the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center.    Hood’s Texas Brigade is one of the more storied units of the American Civil War. During Chickamauga, its soldiers ... (click for more)

Sheriff Hammond Says $4 Million Needed To Put SROs In All Hamilton County Schools

Sheriff Jim Hammond on Thursday night told members of the County School Board that $4 million is needed to provide School Resource Officers for all of the 79 schools. He said currently there are 31 SROs in 29 schools, leaving 50 uncovered. School Board member Rhonda Thurman said she believes the community could come together to provide the necessary funding. "It's something ... (click for more)

Judge Philyaw Denies He Did Not Reappoint Magistrate Because She Was Gay

Juvenile Court Judge Rob Philyaw told a federal jury on Thursday that the fact Elizabeth Gentzler is openly gay had no part in his decision not to reappoint her as a magistrate. "Absolutely not. I have a lot of gay friends, family and acquaintances," he said. However, a court officer at Juvenile Court sided with Ms. Gentzler. Jimmie Cannon said, "Ninety-nine percent ... (click for more)

Tax All County Property Owners Once For School Safety

Our School Board, Sheriff Hammond, school administrators and the community are thoughtfully considering how to maintain safety in classrooms. Currently, discussions indicate more funding will be needed to ensure school safety. If schools are not safe and more money will change that, by all means let’s move to fix the problem.   There are many caring and knowledgeable ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘In God We Trust …And Protecting Our School Children

On a day that the Tennessee Legislature overwhelmingly approved a bill that would prominently display the words “In God We Trust” in every school building in the state, the Hamilton County School Board gave my boy Bad Little Johnny cause to get a magic market and scribble underneath, “but ‘Everybody Else Is Gonna’ Need A Pistol!’” Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond, who was ... (click for more)