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School & Community

Class of 2015 Graduation

A gallery of pho­tos from the 2015 grad­u­a­tion ceremony.

School & Community

Rhea County Stu­dents Build Homes

Mr. Tippet’s and Mr. Heath’s CTE classes have been build­ing a house for WeCare.

School & Community

The Per­ils of Mod­ern News Reporting

In this 2015 year­book video, the mem­bers of the Eagle’s Nest staff brave all sorts of haz­ards to de­liver the news.

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Sup­port Your Local Record Store

It’s sad that the peo­ple who re­ally know their music are shut down by peo­ple who don’t even know who The Bea­t­les are.

EN Extra

The­atre Kids United: Be­hind The Scenes

There’s a va­ri­ety of thoughts that could run across your mind when you think “the­atre,” but when I think of the­ater, I think of family.

Mr. Ferrell

Wednesday, July 1st  — So long, 2014-15 school year! Have a great summer, everyone!

Around the Web

Jimmy Cham­ber­lin At Chicago Drum Clinic

“Check out Jimmy Chamberlin playing at the Chicago Music Exchange!” —Matt W.

Black Label Society

“Check out Black Label Society perform their song, "Queen of Sorrow", at Guitar Center.” —Matt W.

Mon­tage Of Heck

“Check out the trailer for the new Kurt Cobain documentary titled, Montage Of Heck, out on DVD and Blu-Ray now!” —Matt W.

Soundgar­den at Gui­tar Center

“Check out Soundgarden at Guitar Center as they celebrate their 20th anniversary of the iconic album, Superunknown.” —Matt W.

Jane’s Ad­dic­tion At Gui­tar Center

“Check out Jane's Addiction at Guitar Center playing their famous song, "Jane Says".” —Matt W.

One Hard day at a Time

“A new advice column written for you.” —Bailey H.

Amaz­ing! See four rain­bows in one photo

“I wonder if I could find a pot of gold at the end of each rainbow...” —Alexis B.

Meet the NSA’s dis­turb­ing Earth Day mas­cot, Dunk

“Getting everyone to recycle is a great idea! This mascot could work, but it seems as though the creator spent at most 20 minutes designing this. As described in the article, it "is dressed like a cross between an inoffensive cartoon toddler and a dad who hates when sand touches his feet." The creator should reevaluate his choices,” —Alexis B.

Book Review

Clock­work Angel

Clock­work Angel is a thrilling book that will be­come dif­fi­cult to put down.

Music Review

Tiny Music…Songs From The Vat­i­can Gift Shop

Sell your soul and sign an au­to­graph. Big Bang Baby it’s a crash, crash, crash. Love the lyrics on this album!

Movie Review

Stone Tem­ple Pi­lots: Alive In The Windy City

Alive in the Windy City is an ex­cep­tional con­cert film from Stone Tem­ple Pilots.

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Sup­port Your Local Record Store

It’s sad that the peo­ple who re­ally know their music are shut down by peo­ple who don’t even know who The Bea­t­les are.

Eagle’s Nest Poll

Do you put your socks on before your pants or after?

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Don’t Throw Rocks on the Ramp

Tue, Jun 30, 2015: This saga begins May 21 on a launching ramp below Chickamauga Dam. As I have done literally hundreds of times, I was driving…

Spring City Shake the Lake Event on July 4th

Tue, Jun 30, 2015: Shake the Lake in Spring City to Celebrate Independence Day this Saturday.   Spring City, TN — The town of Spring City an…

Main Street Dayton awarded grant for local arts

Mon, Jun 29, 2015: Senator Yager announces $6,110 grant for Rhea County’s Main Street Dayton NASHVILLE, Tenn. — State Senator Ken Yager (R-H…

Viewpoints: We have officially lost our minds

Mon, Jun 29, 2015: We have officially lost our minds Viewpoint by Ben Garrett – Dispatches From The Cumberlands We’ve seen plenty of knee-je…

Dayton City Lady Bees Enjoy Camping

Sat, Jun 27, 2015: DCS Lady Bees Basketball does well in camps June 26, 2015 Evensville, TN —  The Dayton City Lady Bees enjoyed camping this…

Yager: New state laws to battle Drug Abuse

Fri, Jun 26, 2015: New laws are promising in fighting prescription drug abuse in Tennessee An Editorial by Senator Ken Yager (NASHVILLE, Tenn.),…

Eagle’s Nest Video

This week: Sound From The Sun­set Strip

This week's video block is curated by Matt Webb, who says, “Enjoy these videos that capture the legendary moments from the sound of the Sunset Strip!”

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More School & Community News

Ea­gles To Be On the Road in 2015

Mon, Apr 20, 2015 :  Rhea County Golden Eagle fans had to do a good deal of trekking in 2014, but wait until you see the locations of 2015.

A Crim­i­nal Trial At RCHS

:  In March, RCHS Criminal Justice classes staged mock trials of a notorious murder case.

Dis­trict At­tor­ney Mike Tay­lor Speaks to RCHS Crim­i­nal Jus­tice Classes

:  District Attorney Mike Taylor spoke to Rhea County High School Criminal Justice classes on Friday.

Prom 2015 Com­mu­nity Feed

Thu, Mar 26, 2015 :  Here it is—a giant feed of the best Prom 2015 pics and tweets!

Rhea County Sports to Play Old Ri­vals in New District

Thu, Mar 19, 2015 :  After spending two years away, Rhea County has been zoned into the Region 4-5A sports district, where it will play opposite some old rivals.