WATERFEST FAMILY DAY SATURDAY AT MEADOW PARK LAKE – FREE

Friday, July 25, 2014The City of Crossville and the Obed Watershed Community Association are presenting the annual Waterfest and Family Fun Day tomorrow (Saturday) at Meadow Park Lake from 2pm – 8pm. The free event will include pontoon cruises, water sports, canoe and kayak rides and races, wildlife exhibits, music and free ice cream.

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TENNCARE BEING SUED FOR MAKING IT TOO HARD TO APPLY FOR COVERAGE

Friday, July 25, 2014Three advocacy groups have joined in filing a federal lawsuit that seeks to correct TennCare practices they say have illegally denied thousands of Tennesseans access to health care. In a teleconference with reporters Wednesday, plaintiffs in the lawsuit said that Tennessee is the worst state in the nation when it comes to…

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KY COUPLE FORCE FED HOT SAUCE TO CHILD AS PUNISHMENT, IN JAIL

Friday, July 25, 2014KY: Two people have been charged with criminal abuse after police say they force fed hot sauce and vinegar to a 4-year-old girl on several occasions. WDRB-TV in Louisville reported that the child’s mother, 23-year-old Brittany Herbst, and her boyfriend, 29-year-old James Ford, used the condiments as discipline. Mt. Washington police say…

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TENNESSEE HIRES MISSOURI COMPANY TO PRODUCE ‘MADE IN TENNESSEE’ AD CAMPAIGN

Wednesday, July 23, 2014Tennessee officials have signed a five-year, $60 million contract with a Kansas City, Missouri firm to produce the “Made in Tennessee” tourism campaign. The marketing agency VML, which has opened a Nashville office, produced two 30-second TV commercials promoting getting outdoors in Tennessee. The ads feature with dramatic waterfalls, green rolling hills…

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