ANTI-GAY BILLBOARD IN MID-TENN CREATING CONTROVERSY

Thursday, September 18, 2014In Portland, TN, a towering billboard quotes a Leviticus passage from the Old Testament: “You shall not lie with a man as with a woman. It is an abomination.” Ronnie Monday, a Vietnam veteran, is the man behind the message. He commissioned the billboard and paid for it with donations from some…

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FBI WARNS NOT TO USE ITS DATA TO MAKE ‘CITY CRIME’ COMPARISONS

Thursday, September 18, 2014The recent ADT article which listed Crossville as the States most dangerous city used data collected by the FBI in 2012 on violent and property crimes to create its ranking.  Crossville News First did some research and found the analysis may be somewhat misleading.   These are the same statistics that gave Tennessee…

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DRIVER KILLED AFTER HITTING TRACTOR TRAILER ON HIGHWAY 70 W

Thursday, September 18, 2014One person died and two other people were airlifted to area trauma centers after two separate accidents in Cumberland County Wednesday night.  According to reports, the driver of a tractor-trailer rig was backing into his driveway located off Highway 70 West near Pleasant Hill at about 8:30 PM, when a vehicle, driven by…

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CITIZENS UPSET OVER MEDIA RELEASE OF ‘CROSSVILLE MOST DANGEROUS CITY’ REPORT

Thursday, September 18, 2014A report released by media in East Tennessee that lists Crossville as the “Most Dangerous City” to live in Tennessee has some local citizens on the defensive.  The report, compiled by ADT, a commercial security company, claims to list the cities with the most crime per capita.  Crossville is at the top…

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