FULL MOON ON FRIDAY THE 13TH – FIRST SINCE 1919

Thursday, June 12, 2014Skywatchers will get a special treat as a full moon occurs on a Friday the 13th, something that hasn’t happened in June since 1919, according to universetoday.com. Known as both the ‘Strawberry” moon as well as the “Honey” moon, the actual full moon will occur very early Friday morning, but will still…

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MORRISTOWN: TRUCK CARRYING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS CATCHES FIRE, AREA EVACUATED

Wednesday, June 11, 2014Crews evacuated a half-mile radius around a tractor trailer fire this morning on Interstate 81 in Hamblen County, according to a county dispatcher. Shortly before 9 a.m., officials reopened the southbound lane of I-81 near mile marker 8. Northbound lanes remain closed.  The semi was carrying some kind of hazardous material when…

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CROSSVILLE CITY VOTERS TO DECIDE TERM LIMITS

Wednesday, June 11, 2014It’s going to be up to the voters to decide if the City of Crossville implements  term limits for elected officials.  The Council voted 4 to 1 in favor of putting the matter to a referendum this November.  The term limits would allow only two consecutive four-year terms to be served by…

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CANNIBALIZED MURDER VICTIM FROM PIKEVILLE TENNESSEE

Tuesday, June 10, 2014The victim killed in a bizarre murder and cannibalism case has been identified.Police called it one of the most gruesome murder scenes they’ve ever seen. Gregory Scott Hale, age 37, has been accused of killing a woman he met from Bledsoe County.The victim has been identified as 37-year-old Lisa Marie Hyder. She’d…

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