News for Sunday, September 22, 2013



Couple events


LOS ANGELES — "Breaking Bad," the brutal saga of an everyman's ambition turned evil, captured its first best drama Emmy Award on Sunday, while "Modern Family" won its fourth consecutive trophy for top comedy series.

WILLIS, Texas — A 77-year-old Southeast Texas man hopes to one day be able to bury the remains of his father after the discovery last year in an Alaskan glacier of a military plane that crashed in 1952, killing all aboard.

GADSDEN, Ala. — Hundreds of books that were pulled from library shelves will be available once again for "Banned Books Week."

NEW YORK — Catholics attending Sunday services around the globe said they were heartened by Pope Francis' recent remarks that the church has become too focused on "small-minded rules" on hot-button issues like homosexuality, abortion and contraceptives.

Police divers were searching South Chickamauga Creek tonight for two 11-year-old boys who went in swimming and didn't come out.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Murfreesboro police have shut down two massage parlors following charges of prostitution.

LA PINTADA, Mexico — Fourteen hours per body.

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers at a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing 78 people in the deadliest-ever attack against the country's Christian minority.

LOUDON, N.H. — Matt Kenseth made it 2 for 2 in the Chase, holding off teammate Kyle Busch to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland Athletics are AL West champions again.

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The stadium shook with a roar as Ryan Tannehill skipped across the field pumping his arms in glee, the Miami Dolphins' comeback complete.

The Atlanta Braves have clinched their first NL East title in eight years.

Jake Locker helped the Titans end a skid against the San Diego Chargers that spanned two states and two decades.

CHICAGO — The pilot of a single-engine plane made an emergency landing early Sunday along Chicago's Lake Shore Drive because of mechanical issues.

Three people are in serious condition after a full-size pickup truck and a smaller passenger car collided in the 700 block of Urbane Road in Bradley County just before 2 a.m. Sunday, Bradley EMS chief Stan Clark said.

JINAN, China — A Chinese court convicted Bo Xilai of corruption Sunday and gave him a stern sentence of life in prison, capping a 20-month scandal that derailed one of China's most up-and-coming politicians while exposing a murder and illicit enrichment among the country's elite.

JOPLIN, Mo. — A Joplin woman believes her mother may be among six people whose bodies were found in two rusty cars at the bottom of an Oklahoma lake.

Just as no single patch of fabric can make a quilt, there is no one number that can satisfactorily sum up a community.

One of the prime gateways to downtown Chattanooga will be developed as a mixed-use apartment and retail building, according to property owner River City Company.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The scoreboards around Ben Hill Griffin Stadium mercifully hit 0:00 to signal the end of a sloppy and odd first half of football.

McLEMORE'S COVE, Ga. — Choking clouds of dust swallowed up Civil War soldiers 150 years ago at the Battle of Chickamauga.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The stat sheet will show that the Tennessee quarterback the Florida defense didn't expect to see Saturday afternoon inside the Gators' Swamp finished with 5 passing yards, two interceptions, a fumble and minus-3 yards rushing.

A Nashville company is eyeing one of the biggest housing and retail developments ever proposed for downtown Chattanooga's riverfront.

ATHENS, Ga. — In the break between the first and second quarters of Saturday afternoon's Georgia-North Texas football game, the Bulldogs were on their own 2-yard line and had decided on a deep throw from Aaron Murray to freshman receiver Reggie Davis.

Landon Robbins was an energetic boy who could eat corn on the cob, one ear after another.

CHICAGO — The Cubs didn't want to see a championship celebration at Wrigley Field — not if the other team would have been whooping it up.

She wants to be back on the waters, where she belongs.

At first it was the union types. Then groups of parents grew frustrated. And now even the state's school superintendents are piling on criticism of Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman.

When it comes to bicycling, few know more about it than residents of the Netherlands.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Tennessee's defenders call third down the "money down."

ATHENS, Ga. -- Football players love to showcase their athletic ability on Saturday afternoons, but sometimes it still results in disaster.

Bonnie Pinkerton drove 220 miles from Bowling Green, Ky., to the 150th anniversary reenactment of the Battle of Chickamauga on Saturday and promptly got stuck in the mud.

ATHENS, Ga. — The University of Georgia was a long way from Massachusetts for touted tight end prospect Arthur Lynch during the summer of 2008.

For the last eight years, the Association for Visual Arts has dedicated a month of programming in its in-house gallery to Fresh, an exhibition promoting the works of emerging artists. When the doors to the gallery's annual event opened on Sept. 7, the show already was living up to its name.

I'm a big fan of texting.

Q: We’ve just moved and need to find a veterinarian. Do you have any suggestions on how to find the best match?

  • Sept. 22nd, 2013  |
  • By By Ellen Phillips
  • Comment  |

Project: Iron Horse subdivision. Owner: Legends Holdings, LLC. Location: 5983 and 5987 Winding Lane, Hixson.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — More than 30 Bradley County residents attended a recent meeting with state and local officials to talk about proposed improvements to state Route 60, especially along a stretch of Georgetown Road between Cleveland Middle School and the Hopewell community.

RINGGOLD, Ga. — Asked to find something her team needs to improve upon in the final two weeks of the prep softball season, Ringgold coach Rachel Hodge had to hesitate.

Q. Whatever happened to the historic North Chattanooga fire hall that was up for sale in June?

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — AJ McCarron passed for 258 yards and threw a 30-yard touchdown to DeAndrew White in the fourth quarter to lift No. 1 Alabama to a 31-6 victory over Colorado State on Saturday night.

The chairman of this year's United Way of Greater Chattanooga fundraising campaign announced today that the organization has raised 23 percent of its $11.7 million goal, with $2.7 million pledged to the community campaign fund so far.

Hamilton County Emergency Medical Services celebrated the completion and opening of the new EMS Station 1.

  • Sept. 22nd, 2013  |
  • Comment  |

The TSSAA is going from five- to seven-man on-field officiating crews for this year's football playoffs.

I hope you read about this idea and faint with delight. Laugh and not stop. Like you just won the Super Bowl and are headed to Disney. Like the Sullivan Show crowds that greeted the Beatles. That kind of joy.

A tire blowout left an 18-year-old Dallas, Ga., resident dead Friday afternoon, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

Rain, sleet or snow, the Tippecanoe girls' cross country runners were going to enjoy their trip to Chattanooga over the weekend. It turns out there was a lot of rain, but there was still plenty for the team to enjoy.

Two women were arrested on prostitution charges Friday, according to a news release.

Some 150 years ago, events during a Civil War battle in rural Northwest Georgia profoundly affected the president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.

  • Sept. 22nd, 2013  |
  • By By Kim Coons
  • Comment  |

MR. PRESIDENT, please set the record straight. Was the Syria agreement a snow job or Snowden job?

Congress on Tuesday observed a moment of silence for the 12 victims killed by Aaron Alexis at the U.S. Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., the day before.

In September each year our nation celebrates Constitution Week, an observance that began as a celebration not only of the signing of the United States Constitution but also in recognition of each citizen who has been blessed with American citizenship.

  • Sept. 22nd, 2013  |
  • By By Mark West

I am a very concerned citizen when it comes to our children and teenagers. I am so tired of what's happened to our younger people. It is time for us to do something about these crimes.

24 First Things First Fall Banquet, Chattanooga Convention Center, 6 p.m., $75. Guest speakers are Kim and Krickitt Carpenter, the couple who inspired the film "The Vow." 423-267-5383.

Scott Mackintosh headed out the door for family night wearing a "Best Dad Ever" T-shirt and a pair of Daisy Dukes, which he had just made out of an old pair of jeans.

  • Sept. 22nd, 2013  |
  • By By Julie Baumgardner

Experts agree: If you want to preserve the health of your relationship, there are certain things you and your spouse should not do in bed.

  • Sept. 22nd, 2013  |
  • By By Dana Shavin

A 1,700-member credit union started by mostly black churches to serve low- to moderate-income families will merge with the Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union.

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United has chosen John Sherman as senior vice president and chief commercial officer effective Oct. 1.

  • Sept. 22nd, 2013  |

The most memorable quotes in the Times Free Press for Sept. 15-20:

  • Sept. 22nd, 2013  |

One day after winning their second USTA Men's 55 doubles national championship in as many tries this year, Chattanooga's Wesley Cash and Michael Tammen of Portland, Ore., finished third and second in singles in the grass court tournament at Forest Hills, N.Y. Cash, one of the 5 seeds, won the third-place match 6-4, 6-1 against third seed Christopher Bennett of Marlton, N.J., Saturday, but top-seeded Tammen lost 4-6, 7-6(5), 7-6(5) to No. 4 seed Peter Markes of Austin, Texas, who beat Cash on Friday.

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »


Find a Business

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.