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Morgan County man shot, killed by 12-year-old boy, during fight with wife
The victim, identified as Kevron Thomas "Tommy" Durham, 56, was shot twice, including once in the chest, with a Ruger .44 magnum, lever-action rifle late Saturday night at a home in the Deer Lodge community, according to a news release from 9th District Attorney General Russell Johnson's office.
Convoy of Hope arrives in Cookeville to serve thousands
Convoy of Hope will stop in Cookeville, on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Putnam County Fairgrounds, to provide a day of kindness for local residents.
Billy Mac and Cheri Perform at Sept. 21 Sparta Green Market
Sparta Green Market welcomes Billy Mac and Cheri as the featured performers at the Sparta Green Market, 4-7 p.m., Sept. 21, 2018, at Metcalf Pavilion on Liberty Square. Billy Mac is back at it again at The Sparta Green Market. This local singer/songwriter will fill your night with all of your favori
Crossville school bus driver killed after filing protection order
CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) --After the shooting death of a bus driver in Crossville on Friday, domestic violence advocates are hoping more will be done for victims who are trying to leave a violent relationship.Warren Nostrom, 74, is charged with two counts of first degree murder after allegedly shoot
Two hurt in Sligo wreck
Two people were injured Monday afternoon in a crash on Sparta Highway near Sligo. An investigation was ongoing after both drivers were transported to St. Thomas DeKalb for treatment of apparently non-critical injuries. The two-vehicle, near head-on wreck happened on the Smithville side of Sligo, the
Former Daycare Worker Accused Of Child Abuse
Ashley Centers, 23, was charged with three counts of aggravated child abuse under the age of 6.
Tennessee's 10 best individual performances against Florida
The Tennessee-Florida rivalry certainly hasn't been short on great players, and with as many big-name players who have suited up in this game for both sides, it's no surprise you don't have to look far to find outstanding individual performances.The Vols certainly got some of those performances in t
2 Killed In Putnam County Crash
MONTEREY, Tenn. - Two people were killed in a crash on Highway 62 in Putnam County.The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the crash that was expected closed the highway until 11 p.m.It involved two vehicles, but details about the incident were limited. Officials have not yet released the vict
Woman Escaping Violent Relationship Allegedly Killed By Estranged Husband
Warren Nostrom, 74, is charged with two counts of first degree murder after allegedly shooting his estranged wife at a school bus depot near the center of Crossville. Warren is currently being held on $4 million bond in the Cumberland County Jail.
Foutch fire causes $1M in damages
Fire fighters gear up to attack the blaze inside Foutch Industries off Sparta Highway Friday afternoon. The fire destroyed a production line and inflicted an estimated $1 million in damages.- photo by : Duane Sherrill
Tethering ordinance under further study
“Are we trying to write a law to where, someway or another, anybody can find a problem with the way you keep your animals?” asked Stanley Watkins.
Photos: Tennessee preparing for Florida
The Tennessee football team practiced Tuesday afternoon at Haslam Field, and GoVols247 was on hand to check out the action.Come check out some of the action for yourself in this exclusive photo gallery from GoVols247 senior writer Wes Rucker.
Bear Gets Caught In Hog Trap In Overton County
LIVINGSTON, Tenn. - The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency was called to a farm in Overton County after a bear got caught in a hog trap.The TWRA posted about the incident on its Facebook page, saying wildlife officer Jamie Greenwood and Sergeant Tim Singleton were called to help release the bear an
Black Rifle Coffee Company Opens Tennessee Roasting Facility | RECOIL
Black Rifle Coffee Company has announced a new roasting facility in Manchester, Tennessee. The new facility will not be a replacement for their facility located in Salt Lake City, Utah, but is intended to satisfy a quickly growing demand from the east coast.
CH Donuts opens in new location
CH Donuts has relocated to another part of town but still offers the sweet treats that made them a Sparta favorite. Located now on the corner of West Street and West Bockman Way, the first day of business was Sept. 15, 2018. When asked why he decided to move to the new location, owner Raya Chea stat
Georgia vs. Tennessee kickoff announced by SEC
The UGA offense racked up 294 yards rushing and 5.3 yards per carry in the win. Nick Chubb, after suffering a gruesome knee injury in Knoxville in 2015, led the way with 16 carries for 109 yards. Jake Fromm, a freshman quarterback making his first SEC start on the road, had a pair of rushing scores.
Kick time, TV set for Tennessee's game at Georgia
Tennessee faces Florida on Saturday night at Neyland Stadium (7 p.m., ESPN), while second-ranked Georgia visits Missouri for a noon game.
Car and EMS vehicle collide on Crossville Highway
Emergency services were called to what appeared to be a head-on collision between a car and a Crossville Emergency Services vehicle at approximately 11:00 a.m. September 17. Sources said the ambulance was transporting a patient when a car, carrying one occupant, entered the Crossville Highway at a h
Vols in the NFL: Tracking former Tennessee stars in Week 2
Week 2 of the NFL season featured the two teams with the most former Tennessee players facing off in Pittsburgh.The Steelers have five former Vols and the Chiefs four former Vols, and while not all nine of the former Tennessee players were major factors in the outcome, it was Kansas City coming out
Husband of victim charged with two counts first-degree murder
Warren Nostrom, 74, is charged with shooting his estranged wife, Joy J. Nostrom, 58, and Mark Gunter, 54.