“Running to The Rock” : Vol State Roadrace is more than just a test of fitness

  By Amanda Curtis, Staff Reporter Moaning in agony, trekking in solitude, panting in unbearable heat, inner thoughts, hopes, experiences on repeat in your mind, feet covered in blisters, body soaked with salty sweat. To the ordinary person, this may … Continue reading

Bass volunteers at Elephant Sanctuary

  Every year, The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee hosts Volunteer Days that bring volunteers from all around the country to Lewis County and The Sanctuary. These day-long volunteer service opportunities can include making enrichment for the elephants, painting barn stalls, … Continue reading

Hello Europe! Locals’ View From Across the Pond

Twenty five Lewis County citizens recently flew across the pond with EF (Education First) Tours. On the agenda were some of the most visited places in the world. During this trip, fears were faced, tears were shed, sights were seen … Continue reading

Mistrial in aging elephant case

Jurors deliberated for five hours Tuesday evening following an elephant custodianship trial that began eight years ago when owner, Carol Buckley, was let go from her position as CEO at The Elephant Sanctuary (TES). “You’re always disappointed with a mistrial … Continue reading