CUMBERLAND COUNTY EDUCATOR FOUND DEAD

A former Cumberland County educational leader has died.  Dana Winningham, former teacher, principal and Special Education Director with the Cumberland County School System, was discovered dead in a field located on his farm in Linary off Russell Ridge Rd. late Tuesday night. Authorities and emergency personnel were called to the area shortly before 11:30 PM for…

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MISSING WOMAN MAY BE IN COOKEVILLE AREA, COULD BE ENDANGERED

The Robertson County Sheriff’s Department is asking  you to be on the lookout for a missing woman they believe may be endangered. They say 46-year-old Judy Darrow left her home on Clarity Road Monday headed to her sister’s house in Red Boiling Springs but never arrived. Darrow is described as 5 foot 1 and 139…

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EAST TN HARDWARE STORE PUTS UP ‘NO GAYS ALLOWED’ SIGN

An East Tennessee store owner is using what some call a controversial sign to express his beliefs following the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage. Jeff Amyx, who owns Amyx Hardware & Roofing Supplies in Grainger County, added the ‘No Gays Allowed’ sign because gay and lesbian couples are against his religion. Amyx, who is…

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CDC WARNING: PARASITE FOUND IN POOLS COULD BE FATAL

Pool goers are being warned of water conditions this summer. ABC News reports outbreaks in pools, hot tubs and other recreational uses of water containing a parasite called Cryptosporidium. On Friday, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention released a new report that showed 90 outbreaks resulted in 1,788 illnesses, 95 hospitalizations and one death…

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