METEOR TRAVELS 290 MILES ACROSS SKY, BURNS UP OVER PIKEVILLE TN (VIDEO)

Monday, May 19, 2014One of two meteors that lit up the Southern sky Thursday night burned up over Tennessee. Bill Cooke, head of NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office, said the very bright meteor entered the atmosphere over Columbia, S.C. at 9.38 p.m. The basketball-sized meteor flew northwest at speeds reaching more than 78,000 miles-per-hour, eventually burning…

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CROSSVILLE BUSINESSMAN WOODY MERCER TO BE LAID TO REST TODAY

Monday, May 19, 2014Longtime Crossville businessman 53 year old Miles “Woody” Mercer will be remembered today at 1pm.  Mr. Mercer was killed Friday when his Toyota Pickup hydroplaned and crashed head on into a flat bed truck on 127 South in the Homesteads.  Mr. Mercer owned Cumberland Mountains Stone Company of Crossville.  Funeral Services will be…

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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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