CROSSVILLE: THREE MEN JUMP IN WOMAN’S CAR WITH SAWED OFF SHOTGUN, TAKES $700 AND RUNS

Wednesday, May 7, 2014Sunday night, a car load of men pulled along side a Crossville woman who was parked at Dollar General Market.  Three of the five men in the Honda Civic jumped out and piled in the back seat of the woman’s car.  One had a sawed off shotgun, the other a baseball bat….

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F-BOMB GETS TEXT BOOK YANKED FROM WILSON COUNTY SCHOOLS

Wednesday, May 7, 2014The Wilson County School Board banned a book Monday night from its reading list for ninth-graders taking honors-level English classes. The board said “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” by Mark Haddon contains offensive language. The board voted 3-1 to remove the book from the list of approved reading…

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Accused Roane County murderer captured at Chattanooga mental hospital

Wednesday, May 7, 2014After several days of searching for a missing man awaiting trial for first degree murder, Tuesday the accused killer was captured and back behind bars. U.S. Marshals captured Shawn Smoot at around 11 a.m. Tuesday at a mental hospital in Chattanooga. Roane County deputies then transferred Smoot to the jail in Kingston…

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ELECTION RESULTS FINAL: CUMBERLAND COUNTY PRIMARIES

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 FINAL RESULTS:  CUMBERLAND COUNTY PRIMARY RACES   COUNTY MAYOR KENNETH CAREY JR. 3,837     50% LIGUE WISDOM – 1,874     24.4% DOUG SCARLETT – 1,358  17.7% SCOTT SEXTON – 588     7.6% THOM HASSLER (D)  722   SHERIFF CASEY COX – 5,286    66.8% TERRY ‘HOSS’ WHITE –…

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