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Union holds memorial service for Hendrix Family

Memorial service at Conway Boatman Chapel at Union College to honor the celebrate the life of Dr. Sarah Hendrix and her family.

Memorial service at Conway Boatman Chapel at Union College to honor the celebrate
the life of Dr. Sarah Hendrix and her family.

Photo by Lydia Kitts

Dozens of the Union College and Barbourville communities came together Tuesday morning for a memorial service honoring the life of Dr. Sarah Hendrix, who along with three other family members passed away tragically recently. Since 2012, Dr. Hendrix has served as an associate professor and director of the social work program at Union. During the ceremony, graduates of the social work program, current social work students and student members of Phi Alpha lit the World Peace Flame in memory of Dr. Hendrix, while Rachel Scalf Reed shared a reading.

Union ranked 25th in latest NAIA Division II Coaches’ Poll

By Jordan Childress

For the Mountain Advocate

The Union College women’s basketball team comes in ranked No. 25 in this week’s NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced on Tuesday.

The Bulldogs dropped two spots from last week’s poll after going 1-1 on the week with a 78-76 overtime loss to Bluefield (Va.) on Feb. 14.

Head coach Tim Curry has led the Bulldogs to a 17-7 record and a 14-4 record in Appalachian Athletic Conference play.

Union received 65 votes in the ninth poll on the season, Rio Grande (Ohio) stands at No. 24 garnering seven more votes than the Bulldogs.

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No. 18 Bulldogs to Enter AAC Tournament as No. 1 Seed

By John Gatto

For the Mountain Advocate

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – The No. 18 Union College men’s basketball team will enter this week’s 2015 Appalachian Athletic Conference Tournament as the number one seed for the second straight season, as the Conference released the brackets for the Tournament this morning.

The entire tournament will be played once again at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort & Convention Center in Kingsport, Tenn. This is the third straight season that the tournament will be played in Kingsport.

Union will play their first game of the Tournament on Thursday afternoon at 12 noon against the winner of a first round match-up on Wednesday between No. 8 seed St. Andrews (N.C.) and No. 9 seed Montreat (N.C.). The Bulldogs swept all four match-ups against both schools this season.

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Stats as of Feb. 26, 2015

Marriages:

Pauletta Rachelle Smith 24, Barbourville to Donnie Ray Gray, 31, Barbourville.

Virginia Lea Honeycutt, 48, Johnson City, TN. to Timothy Brian Bailey, 48, Gray, TN.

Brenda Kay Mayer, 44, Westland, Mi. to Terry Dewayne Smith, 35, Belleveville, Mi.

Maria Blair Stafford, 28, London to Jamie Ray Sizemore, 38, London, Ky.

Deed Transfers:

Lynn Ann Parks (aka, Annie Bowman) to Chandler and Brittany Priest, Knox Property.

The Bank of New York FKA / CWABS 2005-1Trust Fund to Jeff Patterson, Knox Property.

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Arrests as of Feb. 26, 2015


JAILMonday 2/16

John D. Conner, 51, Corbin; possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of handgun by convicted felon, 1st degree possession of mechamphetamine, served 2 warrants.

Kelly Davidson, 42, Barbourville; served warrant.

David W. King, 24, Williamsburg; driving on a suspended license, improper display of registration plates, failure to notify Department of Transportation of address change, driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol.

Melissa D. Mills, 40, Barbourville; 4th degree domestic assault, 3rd degree terroristic threatening.

Tuesday 2/17

Sarah K. Bourland, 25, Corbin; unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

Sean T. Decker, 19, Gray; 1st degree criminal mischief, theft over $500 but under $10,000.

Albert L. France, 33, Barbourville; served warrant.

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