ATHEIST ROANE COUNTY COMMISSIONER SAYS ‘NO’ TO RELIGIOUS MOTTO

Tuesday, June 17, 2014One Roane County Commissioner says he is not in favor of a proposal to put the phrase “In God We Trust” on the County’s courthouse. According to WATE, Roane County Commissioner Steve Keller says despite the fact the fact that he has been an atheist since his teens and doesn’t believe in…

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MAN CLAIMS JAPANESE BEETLES CAUSED HIM TO WRECK HIS TRUCK IN POMONA

Monday, June 16, 2014John Green is pretty upset that Japanese Beetles ate through the wood on a power pole causing it to fall over, hit his truck and forcing him off the road.  That’s what Green told officers caused him to wreck.  The whole incident took place on Pomona Road Saturday according to reports.  Deputies…

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SOMEONE IN THE KNOXVILLE AREA IS RICH – JUST DON’T KNOW WHO YET

Monday, June 16, 2014At last count we have over 16,000 readers of Crossville News First in the Knoxville area so here ya go – You might be rich and not even know it yet. A lucky person purchased the winning Powerball ticket worth $259.8 million at a Kroger in northwest Knoxville. The Tennessee lottery announced…

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73 YEAR OLD MAN TAKES DOWN 21 YEAR OLD BURGLAR AFTER BEING SHOT

Monday, June 16, 2014Even though he was shot in the face, a 73-year-old Hamblen County man managed to hold an armed suspect, who tried to rob his granddaughter’s home, at gunpoint until deputies arrived. Don Grubb, 73, said when he went outside to see why his dog was barking late Saturday night, he noticed a…

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