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Suspected Dixie Imperial Plating thieves arrested

Two individuals were arrested Saturday in connection with a burglary at Dixie Imperial Plating on Imperial Drive.The warrants name Tamara Stafford, 24 of Cookeville and Todd Eldridge, 35, of Baxter ... This item is available in full to subscribers. Two individuals were arrested Saturday in connectio

HERALD-CITIZEN - 2018-03-19 15:17:29

Crossville resident struggles to get refund for vacuum sold door-to-door

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - For nearly 100 years, the Kirby company has manufactured superior home cleaning systems, mainly vacuum cleaners. However, Kirby does not sell directly to the public. The company continues a long tradition of distributing its systems through independent distributors. Their

WATE - 2018-03-19 21:15:20

Phillips' no-hitter helps WCMS take down Monterey

Ashlynn Phillips threw a no-hitter, on Thursday night, as the Warriorettes took down Monterey Middle School in a Military Appreciation game. Phillips struck out 15 batters in the win. Ashlynn Phillips didn't allow a single hit, as the White County Middle School Warriorettes defeated Monterey Middle


Commission approves soccer field grant

Putnam County commissioners Monday approved a resolution to apply for a recreational grant from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation that officials hope to use to expand the ... This item is available in full to subscribers. Putnam County commissioners Monday approved a resolutio

HERALD-CITIZEN - 2018-03-20 15:21:56

Motorcyclists killed in two vehicle crash

Two motorcyclists were killed in a multi-vehicle wreck that occurred shortly before 7:00 p.m. Thursday in Gibson County. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 47-year-old Bucky Wells of McKenzie, and 41-year-old Kimberly Cook are dead as a result of the accident. The THP report states that Well

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Shooting spurs educator to organize Cookeville march

Plans are coming together for an event at the Putnam County courthouse later this month, triggered by the shooting at a Florida high school in which 17 people were killed.March for Our Lives: ... This item is available in full to subscribers. Plans are coming together for an event at the Putnam Coun


Pedestrian hit by truck near Spring Street

A pedestrian hit by a truck at the intersection of North Washington Avenue and Broad Street Thursday afternoon is now in critical condition at Vanderbilt Medical Center.A statement from the ... This item is available in full to subscribers. A pedestrian hit by a truck at the intersection of North Wa


Metcalfe County grand jury returns indictments

A Metcalfe County grand jury recently returned the following indictments: Christopher D. Hollingsworth, 42, of Edmonton was indicted on one count of flagrant nonsupport, a Class D felony, for crimes that allegedly occurred on or about April 1, 2012 through Feb. 28. Travis W. Decker, 30, of Burkesv

GLASGOW DAILY TIMES - 2018-03-20 17:59:00

E-911 officials open Emergency Operations Center for approaching storms

Officials with the White County E-911 Communications Center have officially opened the emergency operations center in response to the approaching storms that are expected to bring severe weather throughout the state. According to the National Weather Service-Nashville District Office, "Severe thunde

SPARTALIVE.COM - 2018-03-19 14:49:14

TTU STEM mobile lab visits students at Woodland Park

Woodland Park's students and the 21st Century Community Learning Centers after-school program participants enjoyed their time with the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) lab that recently visited their school. Students at Woodland Park Elementary School were recently visited by the ST


Sinkhole affecting traffic on I-24 East in Montgomery County - WSMV News 4

Two lanes remain open at mile marker 9, which is near the Rossview Road exit. The third "truck lane" remain closed. Officials say will need to close the lanes later in the day after the severe weather moves through. Employees with the Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Tennessee Department of Transpor

WSMV - 2018-03-19 19:25:00

Why the legacy of Tennessee's greatest war hero may not be the Medal of Honor

PALL MALL, Tenn. - Until he was old enough to buy and trade his own comic books, Gerald York thought his grandfather was just an ordinary man. Alvin C. York - Tennessee's most famed war hero and among the most recognized Americans from World War I - was "always jovial, always fun." Today, his name i


Man shot after confronting suspects breaking into his car - WSMV News 4

Man shot after confronting suspects breaking into his carMan shot after confronting suspects breaking into his car Updated: Saturday, March 17 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-03-17 21:32:07 GMT Metro police told News 4 it happened in the 1000 block of Thompson Place. More >> Metro police told News 4 it happene


Sinkhole to close eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 in Montgomery County

A sinkhole has created a depression on Interstate 24 eastbound near mile marker 9, and traffic was backed up for about two miles Monday morning. Only one of three lanes of traffic were shut down as of 11 a.m., but all three lanes were to be closed, and all eastbound traffic was to be stopped, as soo

LEAF CHRONICLE - 2018-03-19 16:05:51

Roane deputies arrest 2 after allegedly finding marijuana near child in car seat

HARRIMAN, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Two Roane County residents are in custody after deputies said they found marijuana hidden in the back seat of a car near a 4-year-old child in a car seat. The Roane County Sheriff's Office said deputies pulled over 25-year-old Brooke Turner on Keylon Drive after noticing th


Man killed after boulder crashes through windshield on highway - WSMV News 4

Chris Lopez was in the passenger seat of a car driven by his pregnant wife when a boulder crashed through their windshield, killing him Tuesday, March 13, 2018. (Source: Family, KTLA via CNN) California Highway Patrol said someone intentionally dropped the boulder onto a freeway in Pasadena Tuesday,


Structure fire on Oak Grove Road

Firefighters throughout the county were dispatched early this morning to a fully involved structure fire located in the western portion of White County. On March 16, at approximately 2:44 a.m., dispatchers with the White County E-911 Communications Center received notification from White County Sher


Son allegedly stabbed father to death in his Sparta home

Joshua Jordi After an intensive investigation from multiple law enforcement agencies following the discovery of a deceased victim in the Mt. Vernon Subdivision of White County last week, a Minnesota college student has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of his father. Joshua Nathanie


Man falls nearly 100 feet at Fall Creek Falls State Park

Emergency services personnel work to rescue a man who fell 100 feet at Fall Creek Falls State Park. Emergency responders from multiple agencies throughout Van Buren County were recently dispatched to aid park rangers at Fall Creek Falls State Park with assisting a man who had fallen approximately 10


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do