BODIES OF TWO TEENAGE SWIMMERS RECOVERED AT CUMMINS FALLS

The bodies of two 13-year-old boys were recovered Saturday afternoon at Cummins Falls State Park in Cookeville. According to Kelly Brockman, Communications Director of Tennessee Department of Environmental Conservation, rescue crews recovered the bodies around 1 p.m. Saturday. The children were swimming at the bottom of the falls Friday afternoon when they disappeared beneath the…

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CREWS TO RESUME SEARCH FOR MISSING SWIMMERS IN JACKSON CO

Crossville News First has learned that two swimmers disappeared in Cummins Falls State Park in Jackson County on Friday. Crews from Putnam County and Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) were brought in to help in the search. Workers will be back at the site early Saturday morning to resume the search.  

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NO BEER OR WINE TO BE SOLD AT SHONEY’S IN CROSSVILLE

Wine and beer won’t be on Shoney’s menus in East Tennessee. Bill Baugh, president and CEO of Shoney’s of Knoxville, said his 20 restaurants in East Tennessee, which includes the Crossville Shoney’s, won’t serve any alcohol. His announcement comes after corporate Shoney’s, which is headquartered in Nashville, announced it would allow locations to sell alcohol….

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