Thursday, February 22, 2007

Senator Alexander's Visit

A large crowd gathered at the Chancery Courtroom February 20, 2007 for a meet and greet with United States Senator Lamar Alexander. County Mayor Crockett Lee introduced him and the Senator gave a informative talk followed by questions from the audience. Cecile Testerman announced plans for the Lincoln Day Dinner April 28, 2007. Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey will introduce Congressman Davis.

Local optometrist Brance Hagood

Roy Morgan, long time friend

Roy Morgan & Raymond Absher

Former Party Chairman William Price

Alice Snodgrass & William Price

Former County Mayor and Doug Price
along with Danny Roy Price

Monday, February 19, 2007

Jefferson County Lincoln Day Dinner

The Jefferson County Lincoln Day Dinner was a big success. Chairman Hobart Rice and his officers did an outstanding job and there was a good crowd in spite of the snowy weather. Attending from Hawkins County was Cecile Testerman, Committeewoman, representing Jefferson County, Kathy Cradic and Bridgette Baird, Field Rep for Senator Corker. Also present were members of Congressman David Davis' staff.

Mike Faulk with David & Nichole Oatney
of White Pine and Rob & Angela Huddleston
of Knoxville.

Cecile Testerman and Bob Gass
who is from Hamblen County.

Mike Faulk and Richard Webb
pose for a photo.

Hobart Rice and Dr. Bernard Bull
greeting dinner attendees.

Friday, February 16, 2007

New Officers

The nominating committee will present the following slate officers at the reorganization meeting on March 20, 2007.
  • Chairman, Chuck Holt
  • First Vice, Cecile Testerman
  • Second Vice, Frankie Davis
  • Secretary, Kathy Cradic
  • Treasurer, Lois Mayes
  • Parlimentarian, Carolyn Stewart
  • Chaplain, Charles Sharits

Tickets are now available for the Lincoln Day Dinner. Contact Cecile Testerman for tickets.

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Claiborne County GOP Reorganizes

Members of the Claiborne County Republican Party reorganized on Thursday, February 15, 2007 at the old Claiborne County Courthouse, according to Mike Faulk who attended the meeting along with Trey Lefler, State Field Representative for the Lamar Alexander for U. S. Senate campaign.

Judi Swilling was re-elected as Party Chairperson. Serving the next two years as Vice-Chairman will be Travis Moody. Holly Cheek was re-elected as Party Secretary. Mitzi Surber will serve as Treasurer. Chairperson Swilling appointed Janice Derreberry as Parlimentarian and Rev. Bill Duncan as Party Chaplain.


Claiborne County GOP Dinner to Feature Nashville Talk-Show Host Steve Gill

Newly re-elected Claiborne County GOP Chairperson Judi Swilling has announced Nashville conservative talk-show host Steve Gill will be the guest speaker at the 2007 Claiborne County Lincoln Day Dinner.

The event is set for 7pm, Saturday, March 17, 2007, at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. Ticket prices are $40 and may be obtained by calling Judi Swilling at (423) 626-4455.


Hamblen County GOP Announces Lincoln Day Dinner Plans

New Hamblen County GOP Chairman Jeff Gardner has announced Congressman David Davis will be the keynote speaker for the 2007 Lincoln Day Dinner to be held in Prater Hall at the Rose Center in Morristown on Friday, March 9, 2007 beginning at 6:30pm.

Call Jeff at 423-586-6161 ext. 3 for your ticket which costs $25.00.


Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Town Hall Meeting: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007 Senator Lamar Alexander

United States Senator Lamar Alexander will hold a Town Hall Meeting in Rogersville, Tennessee on Tuesday, February 20, 2007, beginning at 9:30am in the Chancery Courtroom at the historic Hawkins County Courthouse.

All persons wishing to visit with Senator Alexander are invited and all citizens are urged to attend for a report from our nation's capitol.