60 YEARS AGO TODAY MUSIC WAS CHANGED FOREVER: ELVIS RECORDED HIS FIRST HIT

Saturday, July 5, 2014On this day, 60 years ago — July 5, 1954 — Scotty Moore and a few of his friends changed your life and shaded almost everything you know. Moore did this with two hands, six strings and a crafted wooden plank called a Gibson ES-295. He did this with an emphatic upright…

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SHERIFF: GA MAN SAYS DOG DROVE HIM TO STORE TO GET CORN

Friday, July 4, 2014A Georgia man has been arrested for drunk driving after he told deputies his dog drove him to the store to buy some corn.Wesley Mark Terrell, 60, was arrested Wednesday when the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a dog locked in a hot car. The outdoor temperature was…

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HORSE RESCUED FROM SINKHOLE IN MT. JULIET

Friday, July 4, 2014A horse was rescued from a sinkhole in Wilson County on Thursday morning.Officials with the Wilson County Emergency Management Agency said the 10-year-old Quarter Horse named Boomer somehow fell into the 10-foot sinkhole on the property in the 3900 block of Nonaville Road in Mt. Juliet. That’s just off Saundersville Ferry Road…

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BELOVED PUTNAM COUNTY SHERIFF’S DETECTIVE LOSES BATTLE TO CANCER

Thursday, July 3, 2014Every day for the past couple of weeks, a steady stream of police officers made their way to Cookeville Regional Medical Center where one of their own lay dying. They came to say their goodbyes to Putnam Sheriff’s Detective Sgt. Jerry Dale Abston, who was losing the brave battle he had fought…

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