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The Tellico Times

Online Newspaper For Tellico Plains
Tellico Plains, TN

Vol. 14, No. 2

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August 2012

Summer 2012


Tellico Web Design
Web Page Design

 Old News Pixs
 Starr Mountain

Tellico History
The Cherohala Skyway

Tellico OHV Area
Tellico Thunder 2009
Video Clips
Mt. Vernon School
Flag Dedication
Gooseman's Likker

Solomon's Mine?
John A. Murrell
Vonore Gold
Mud Gap
Rafter Road
River of Dreams
Frog & Speedy
Uncle Clabe

Sun Myth

Osama's Beard

Local Churches

High Places:
Starr Mountain
Hiking Citico
Forest Service Page
Tellico Trails

Campfire Recipes
TN Fishing & Hunting
FS Burn Schedule

Local History:
Affair At Toqua
Tellico History
Starr Mountain

John A. Murrell
 Vonore Gold
 Mud Gap

Coker Creek History
Old Photos

More History

Cherokee History:
Legend Of Tsali

Cherokee Myths
The White Chief  Emperor Moytoy
Sun Myth
Lodge Of The Chief


Country Roads:
Barns & Buildings
Gooseman's Likker

The Old Schoolhouse
Frog & Speedy

Old Christmas
Christmas Parade
 Gallery Walk

This Old Barn
Candle Making
Moon Planting

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Striking a Pose at the Secret City
Festival June 16th in Oak Ridge


Greetings Everyone...Welcome to the Summer issue of The Tellico Times, an online supplement to
 The Tellico Plains Mountain Press.  
We appreciate all of you looking in, be sure to come back often. We are adding a lot of new content as
time goes by. Page links and
archived pages are on the left of the page. 
The Tellico Times is brought to you by Tellico Web Design 253-5509.  If you need a Web Page or Photography services give us a call. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Lt. Henry Timberlake "Emissaries of Peace"
at Fort Loudoun June 23rd.






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Timberlake in the Overhills at
Fort Loudoun June 23rd.




Local News & Events
Watch this section for local news and happenings. Also features on all those local characters that live in and around the area. We hope to include as much coverage on our town and county as possible. We will always give an independent and unbiased viewpoint! Email or contact us anytime.



After the Battle at the Secret
City Festival.

High Places
This section of the Times will bring you news, photos and information about the Cherokee National Forest and the surrounding natural beauty of Southeast Tennessee. Hiking and camping spots, trail information and hunting and fishing schedules and the weather for the Tellico District.

French Beauty at the Secret City
Festival WWII Reenactment
in Oak Ridge.



 For Those
Who Served
Remember Them!


Statue at Market Square
Mall in Downtown Knoxville.


WWII Campsite at the Secret City Festival.


 Local History
Over the past 22 years the Tellico Plains Mountain Press brought you many history articles and photos from Tellico Plains.


Kayaking the Tellico River.

Area Recreation

Check here for coverage of outdoor recreation events. Anyone wishing to submit photos or information or articles, feel free to do so.


Bald Eagle at the Secret
City Event.


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Happy 4th. of July!


Repairing Downed Utility Lines
After March Tornado in Tellico.




Country lane in Ballplay Community.

The Old Schoolhouse

Frog & Speedy
River of Dreams

Country Roads

Here we will display photography from along the roadsides of our special part of East Tennessee. Photos depicting the slow paced country lifestyle, things caught in passing on an afternoon drive. Everything from old barns and buildings to those unique road signs that dot the countryside. Things
which disappear with every
passing year...

Tornado Damage in March 2012
in Tellico Plains.


Contact Us:  

Be sure to contact us if you have any information, articles or photos you want to submit,
or story ideas.
We look forward to hearing from everyone.


That's It From This Side of the Screen
This Time. See You Next Time.
Check Back Often For Changes
and the Next Issue.


Jack Waters
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Lt. Henry Timberlake at Fort Loudoun.

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WWII Reenactment at 2012 Secret City Festival.

Garden City, South Carolina. - Photos by Paige Waters


Attakulkula, the Peace Chief Meets Lt. Henry Timberlake
at Reenactment at Fort Loudoun June 23rd.


German Army Motorcycle.

Posing After the Battle.


Thanks For Visiting The Tellico Times

"Try To Stay Cool During This Heat Wave!"


WWII Reenactment at Oak Ridge
June 16 2012.

Champion Cheerleading Squad
 at Secret City Festival.


Cooking Over a Campfire at
Fort Loudoun Event.


Fort Loudoun Event June 23rd.


BMX Show at Secret City
Festival in Oak Ridge.

Hoot Owl at Secret City Festival.



Life Cycle of the Cicada
In Their 13 or 17 Year Cycle They
Hatch & Crawl Up Out of the Ground
When The Temperature Reaches
67 Degrees 4 Inches Deep in Spring.
In Their Adult Stage They Fly
About & Make Their Loud Piercing
Sound to Attact Mates.
They Only Live 4 or 5 Weeks.
More Info: Click Here
After They Mate The Female Lays
Her Eggs in Twigs Of Trees
Where They Hatch Ant Like & Return
to the Ground & Start
Another 13 or 17 Year Cycle.
Sucking Sap From Roots.


Tornado Damage at & Near TDS Phone Office.


Scott Street Tornado Damage.


Tornado Damage in March 2012.


Tree Uprooted on Cabin at The Lodge at Tellico During the Tornado.


Photos By Jack Waters Copyright 2012