SHOTS FIRED AT HOME OWNER AFTER CHASING BURGLARS

Thursday, June 5, 2014A resident in Fairfield Glade didn’t take lightly to would-be burglars trying to break into their home.  Two men apparently were going to break into a home on Browns Creek Dr  but were scared off when they discovered there were people at home.  The men ran back to their car and sped…

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WARNING: CELL PHONE SCAM HITS VERIZON CUSTOMERS

Thursday, June 5, 2014 Verizon cell phone users  have recently been contacted letting them know they have won $51, which would be taken off their phone bills. The calls instruct the callers to go to www.verizon51.com, where they would be asked for their cell phone number, password and Social Security number.  The web site looks identical…

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ST. JUDE HOSPITAL FUNDRAISER THIS SATURDAY IN CROSSVILLE, YOU CAN HELP

Thursday, June 5, 2014Most everyone has heard of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.  But unless you’ve actually visited the facility or had a child treated there, it’s almost impossible to fully realize how massive the Complex is, or the marvelous work done there for the patients.  On a visit a few years ago,…

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TEEN TEXTING AND DRIVING CRASHES INTO A DEPUTY SHERIFFS CRUISER

Wednesday, June 4, 2014A 17-year-old was texting and driving when he crossed the center line and crashed into a sheriff’s deputy head-on, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. The teen was driving a 1996 Honda Civic westbound on Highway 39 in McMinn County Wednesday morning around 7 a.m. The teen crossed the center line while…

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