RADIO TOWER COLLAPSES, KILLING WORKER FROM CROSSVILLE

Monday, October 1, 2018The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a construction accident that took the life of a Crossville man Saturday. 30-year-old Kenny Waddell of Crossville was working on a communication tower in Cookeville Saturday when a guy -wire stabilizing the tower snapped. Part of the tower came down with him on it.  Mr. Waddell…

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REPORT: METH AND COCAINE DEATHS ARE CLIMBING FAST IN TENNESSEE

Thursday, September 27, 2018Narcotics investigators say Tennessee is flooded with cheap, potent meth smuggled from Mexican super labs resulting in an escalation of the already alarming death toll due to drugs in Tennessee.  Cocaine deaths, mostly concentrated in Nashville, Memphis and Knoxville, have increased by at least 20 percent annually, reaching 306 last year. Deaths involving meth…

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“GIRLS RUIN EVERYTHING” VIDEO GETS ATHLETIC DIR. PUT ON LEAVE FROM SODDY-DAISY SCHOOL

Thursday, September 27, 2018A Tennessee high school athletic director has been placed on administrative leave after saying girls “pretty much ruin everything” in a video address to students. Jared Hensley, the assistant principal as well as the athletic director at Soddy-Daisy High School near Chattanooga, made the video announcement Wednesday morning to inform students that…

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THIRD RAPE REPORTED AT UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE THIS MONTH

Wednesday, September 26, 2018KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Three rapes have been reported in on-campus residence halls at the University of Tennessee this month alone. This makes the fifth rape reported on or near campus since March. FULL STORY HERE

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