ONEIDA CHEERLEADERS MAKE NATIONAL NEWS PRAYING BEFORE GAMES

Friday, September 19, 2014Local cheerleaders’ fight to keep prayer on the football field has gained national attention. A couple years ago, the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee asked Oneida High School to stop announcing prayers over the PA system, but Oneida bucked the order and kept the pre-game prayer. That continued until this season….

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NATION: S.C. PASTOR THROWN IN JAIL FOR ‘NOISY CHURCH SERVICES’

Friday, September 19, 2014A pastor in Columbia, SC, is spending two weeks in jail because neighbors complained that his church services were too loud, reports WLTX. Johnnie Clark’s Rehoboth United Assemblies Church has been around for 25 years, but recent downtown development has led to conflict with neighbors in newly built homes nearby, explains the…

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POLICE CHIEF’S CRY FOUL OVER ‘MOST DANGEROUS CITY’ REPORT

Friday, September 19, 2014Ever since the release of an article by ADT, a security company, listing the top ‘Most Dangerous Cities in Tennessee’, local police are dismissing the report at purely commercial and misleading. That article, which was published and broadcast by many media outlets,  named Crossville, Athens, Memphis, Dyersburg, and Knoxville among those with…

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ROCKWOOD POLICE ASKING FOR PUBLIC’S HELP IN LOCATING MISSING TEEN

Friday, September 19, 2014Police in Rockwood are looking for a 15-year-old girl who has been missing for over 24 hours. Officials say Brianna Leigh Alred is not in imminent danger, so an AMBER Alert has not been activated. The girl was reported missing by her parents around 3 a.m. early Friday. She may be in…

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