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METH, FIREARM CHARGES LEVELED AGAINST CROSSVILLE MAN
When Cumberland County deputies conducted a routine traffic stop Friday afternoon, the driver – 28-year-old Jacob Lasaro Mayberry of Crossville – appeared overly nervous. He was speaking rapidly and making furtive movements with both hands toward his jacket pockets.
Elementary student charged after bringing gun to middle Tennessee school
CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — An elementary student was charged after bringing a gun to a middle Tennessee school, officials said. Cumberland County Schools said a 6th grade student brought a gun to Pleasant Hill Elementary last week. The student is now charged with attempted aggravated assault and pos
SCV doubles membership in 2018
The Sons of Confederate Veterans Sgt. William A. Hamby Camp met for the final time in 2018 on Nov. 15. The camp will take part in the Crossville Christmas Parade on Dec. 8 and then host the annual Christmas banquet on Dec. 13 at Cumberland Mountain State Park.
Wilson recognized for distinguished service
The Cumberland County Soil Conservation District honored Al Wilson for 35 years of service to the community and to agricultural producers of the county. “Al is a vital member of the SCD Board of Supervisors and is helping maintain soil and water resources for future generation,” said Jeff Dodson, ch
1905: Assessment planned after records destroyed
CHRONICLE. March 8, 1905. PROPOSED RE-ASSESSMENT ACT. An act, to create a Board of Assessors to make an extra assessment of all taxable property and polls of Cumberland County for the year 1904, for state and county purposes, all of the assessment records of said county, including said year, having
FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE IN VIRGINIA APPREHENDED IN BLOUNTVILLE
Late Saturday night, Cumberland County deputies arrested 48-year-old Lori Ann Graham of Crossville on a warrant for failure to appear in court. A check through dispatch revealed Graham to be wanted in Scott County, Virginia, on a Capias warrant for multiple drug charges.
Homeless dog brings a spark of hope
When Sherry Sparks settled in Crossville earlier this year, the move brought her closer to family but left her feeling lonelier than ever.
Lady Jets open district play, beat Bledsoe 90-56
There’s no better way to begin district competition than a blowout victory, and the Cumberland County Lady Jets did just that on Friday as they traveled to and defeated Bledsoe County 90-56.
Hangar fees rise at airport
Upper Cumberland Airport Board of Directors met Dec. 3 to discuss hangar late fees. Dean Selby, airport manager, said the late fees on hangar rentals have not been reviewed in quite a while, and he would like the board’s approval to raise the rates. At this time, the late fee on a hangar rental is $
Police investigating off-campus death of 23-year-old near Tennessee Tech
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Cookeville Police are investigating the off-campus death of a 23-year-old near Tennessee Tech. It happened Friday night and the victim hasn't yet been identified, according to the Herald-Standard.
Child in custody after bringing firearm to school
Cumberland County law enforcement is investigating after a student brought a firearm to school today. The situation occurred at Pleasant Hill Elementary. The child is in custody. In a release, Director of Schools Janet Graham said there was no immediate threat to others.
Snowfall causing slick conditions in part of Middle Tennessee
Light snow showers are continuing to push east out of the Midstate, which could cause a slippery commute for drivers Monday morning. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until noon Monday for the Cumberland Plateau, including Pickett, Putnam, Overton, Fentress, White, Cumberland, Warren, Grun
City hires new police officer
Sparta Mayor and Aldermen Board met Dec. 6 to discuss a new officer hired at the police department. Lt. Allen Selby, who was standing in for Sparta Police Chief Jeff Guth, said the new addition to the department, Patrick Powers, was previously certified, in Florida, working there for several years.
Transcript reveals TVA rep promised to pay medical tab, keep disaster workers safe
The Tennessee Valley Authority promised the public nine years ago that it would pay the medical expenses for anyone sickened from exposure to the 7.3 million tons of coal ash that spilled from its dike, newly discovered records show.
Rhea County residents see snow
CHATTANOOGA., Tenn. — While the people of Chattanooga might be seeing a lot of rain today the people of Rhea Co. were seeing some flurries of snow and sleet. At the top of Dayton Mountain the rainy weather turned into a winter mix as the wind and snow hits the trees.
Lots to do downtown this weekend
Downtown Crossville will be jolly and bright with multiple activities planned for the weekend. Friday at the Crossroads returns from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, with special events planned at the Crossville Depot, opportunities to win a gift basket of local goods, music, food and fun as part of its Winter W
Defendant’s children present when needles found in home
A Crossville woman charged with endangering her children when police visiting her home found syringes within reach of a child will be voluntarily completing a long-term treatment program as part of a conditional furlough.
Donation drive to benefit relative caregiver families
In December, the Relative Caregiver Program, in partnership with the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability and Quality of Families, is holding a donation drive of household basics to benefit relative caregiver families in the Upper Cumberland region.
Lady Raiders scrape by Cookeville in final seconds
Central High School girls' basketball hosted Cookeville Saturday night for a matchup between two of the top teams in the state. Going down to the wire, the Lady Raiders took the lead with less than 20 seconds left and escaped with a 45-41 victory.
Student charged after bringing gun to school
CUMBERLAND CO., Tenn. (WATE) - A sixth-grade student at Pleasant Hill Elementary has been charged with brining a gun into school Friday morning. According to the Sheriff's Office, the student showed the gun to other students who then alerted school staff.