CROSSVILLE BUSINESSMAN KILLED IN TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT THIS MORNING

Saturday, May 17, 2014A two vehicle accident on 127 South this morning  just after 9am took the life of a Crossville businessman.  Woody Mercer was driving south on highway 127 South when his Toyota Pick up apparently hydroplaned and crashed head on into a flat  bed truck.  Mercer’s vehicle then spun around and hit the…

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CROSSVILLE: BIGGEST RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY IN RECENT HISTORY – $20,000

Friday, May 16, 2014A traffic accident this morning took the life of a Cumberland County businessman.  Woody Mercer, driving a Toyota pickup, apparently hydroplaned on 127 South approaching Byrds Creek Bridge and crashed head on into a flat bed rock truck, spinning Mercer’s vehicle around and hitting the bridge guard rail killing him.  The flat…

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MEASLES ALERT ISSUED IN TENNESSEE

Friday, May 16, 2014A statewide alert has been sent to medical workers in Tennessee about measles. The Tennessee Department of Health is investigating five confirmed cases of measles, mostly in west Tennessee. Those cases are in Madison, Shelby, Gibson, Hamilton and Hardeman counties. The last time Shelby County had a case was in 1998. “The…

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NATION: MIRACLE BABY FALLS FROM 11 STORY BALCONY AND LIVES

Saturday, May 17, 2014   Doctors say a 15-month-old Minneapolis boy is the definition of a miracle. Musa Dayib survived a fall from his 11-story balcony at the Riverside Plaza apartments. Friends say the child’s father had walked into another room when he fell. Noar Furreh lives in the building and witnessed the scene. “The…

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