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Powell Boys Pull for Joe and Max

Powell Boys Pull for Joe and Max – and Pull Each Other Tomorrow Four boys at Powell Station will listen to the Louis- Schmeling fight broadcast tonight – and two of the four will get a buggy ride tomorrow Kyle … Continue reading

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Pvt. Glenn W. Patton

Pvt. Glenn W. Patton Now Reported Dead Pvt. Glenn W. Patton, husband of Mrs. Lizzie Patton of Powell Station, who was wounded June 22 on Saipan, has now been reported as dead by the War Department. Pvt. Patton, entered service … Continue reading

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Sgt. Jack L. Cooper

Jack L. Cooper Wins Promotion in Germany Jack L. Cooper, 23-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs.Lafayette Cooper, Powell, has been promoted to sergeant with the 5th Corps headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. The Powell High School graduate went into service in September … Continue reading

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History of Powell – Education

The following “History of Education at Powell Station” was written by Mrs. Bessie Lindsey Scarbro probably in 1916. This history was copied from a handwritten notebook provided by the writer to be used in this centennial celebration of Glenwood Baptist … Continue reading

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History of Powell – Community

Before Tennessee became the sixteenth state of the Union, the land which became the Powell Station community was part of Hawkins County, North Carolina. Because of its over-extended boundaries across the Appalachian range of mountains and its problems in trying … Continue reading

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PHS – 1930 Football Team

Front Row: S. Diehl, R. Johnson, W. Ward, S. Roberts, M. Evans, P. Harrell (water boy) Second Row: R. Ousley, K. Nibert, J. James, R. Craig, B. Bayless, E. France, J. Ivester, A. G. Hayworth

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Obituary – Cindy McConkey Cox

Cindy McConkey Cox KNOXVILLE, TN After a four and a half year battle with cancer, Cindy McConkey Cox, age 58, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018. Her last hours were spent in the arms of her husband of 37 … Continue reading

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Obituary – Sara Elizabeth “Cherry” Arnold

Sara Elizabeth Arnold Powell, TN Sara Elizabeth “Cherry” Arnold, 90, born February 29, 1928 passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018. She was a member of the Beaver Creek Cumblerland Presbyterian Church and a member of the Sarah Prater Circle and … Continue reading

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Obituary – John Humphrey

CLINTON Feb 2 [1937] J. T. Humphrey, a farmer died this afternoon at his home at Powell Station RFD 2. Funeral services will be held at Mount Herman M. E. church of which he was a member for 32 years, … Continue reading

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Obituary – George D. Evans

EVANS, GEORGE D. – 72, of West Knoxville, died Saturday, May 24, 2008 at Parkwest Hospital. He was born May 26 1935 in Inskip, Knox County. Member of Grace Lutheran Church & retired employee of BF Goodrich of Alabama. Son … Continue reading

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