NATION: UNPRECEDENTED SEVEN EARTHQUAKES SHAKE OKLAHOMA IN 14 HOURS

Monday, July 14, 2014The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded seven small earthquakes shaking central Oklahoma in a span of about 14 hours. The temblors are part of an increase in earthquakes across Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas that some scientists say could be connected to the oil and gas drilling method known as hydraulic fracturing, and…

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RARE BRAIN EATING AMOEBA KILLS 9 YEAR OLD KANSAS GIRL

Monday, July 14, 2014A nine-year-old Kansas girl is dead from a rare brain-eating amoeba that is found in warm freshwater lakes and rivers, officials say. Hally Yust of Spring Hill, Kansas, about 30 miles southwest of Kansas City, contracted an infection called primary amoebic meningoencephalitis, the Weather Channel and other outlets reported.. The infection develops…

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LENOIR CITY RESIDENTS: “NO CELL TOWER IN OUR BACK YARD”

Saturday, July 12, 2014Saturday morning, residents in Lenoir City will raise concerns about a 180-foot cellphone tower that may be built within a mile of their home. Residents said they received a certified letter last week that Verizon was planning on building two towers in the county. Some worry about the effect they could have…

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REVIEW: STEPPING BACK IN TIME TO A DELICIOUS TODAY – BIG JOHNS BARBECUE

Saturday, July 12, 2014We’re  beginning a new feature of Crossville News First today called simply: REVIEW  It will feature, from time to time, a (non-paid) review of something going on in our town: A movie, restaurant, concert etc.  Today I went back in time with a visit to a new eatery in Crossville.  Well not…

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