+The courthouse is now carpeted with jute matting of a handsome pattern. At the last quarterly court, the chairman was ordered to purchase the carpet to prevent the noise of shuffling feet and drowning out all other sounds. It adds vastly to the appearance. It cost $40.00.
+Elijah Walker, Crossville, advertised that he was a practical Blacksmith and Wagon Maker. Horseshoeing is a specialty. He repairs all kinds of job work. First-class work at reasonable prices
+This is about the right time of year for cholera morbus. The apples are hard and green and a few taken with sufficient buttermilk will produce it every time.
+Some weeks ago the Chronicle pointed to the vote cast for President Coolidge in the primary as evidence that people are getting over their orgie of isms and near Bolshevism that swept certain sections of the country the past year or two. Seeing the grand change in what might be learned from the Bolshevism type of rule it is certainly evident that the voters are beginning to realize where radical policies are sure to lead and they have begun to vote with more reason and sanity than for some months.
+While working on the Memphis to Bristol highway west of town, two men were seriously injured by the explosion of 100 dynamite caps. They had a piece of fuse which they thought to be bad and they were directed to cut off the bad part and throw it away. After cutting it off they lit a match to it to see if it was good. It was and sparks flew igniting the box of 100 caps nearby.
+Ozone – Mr. & Mrs. H.G. Sabine of Rockwood, accompanied by the Mossip school faculty of Harriman, motored here Thursday.
+Starting salaries for teachers with bachelor degrees in Cumberland County is $15,448. In a survey done by the Tennessee Education Association that ranks 64th out of 134 school systems.
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Food drive targets senior hunger
Nearly one in five seniors may be going hungry in Tennessee, according to the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger.
Hotel tax audit considered
Commissioners discussed how hotel/motel taxes are collected by the county after hearing a report that collections remain considerably below budgeted projections for the year.
Input sought on strategic plan
Board of Education is taking public comments on its proposed strategic plan, with hopes of making final changes and approval at its March 27 meeting.
Teacher presence part of proposed pay plan
Cumberland County Schools is closer to finalizing a proposal for a strategic compensation plan, required by the Tennessee Department of Education, with a final plan expected to be presented at the March 27 meeting of the Cumberland County Board of Education.
- Celebrating a milestone
Hickes to represent county at Poetry Out Loud
Madison Hickes, a senior at Cumberland County High School, will represent the county at the state Poetry Out Loud state finals March 14-15.
Grand jury: No city wrongdoing
A cross-section of Cumberland County citizens empaneled on the grand jury reviewed 115 pages of city of Crossville documents and meeting minutes, 927 additional documents from Crossville City Councilman Pete Souza, 22 separate investigative reports and 21 exhibits from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and listened to testimony from TBI Special Agent Billy Miller and Souza before concluding there was no evidence of wrongdoing on anyone's part.
Food service earns top safety scores
Providing safe, nutritious meals is the priority of the Cumberland County School Nutrition Program, and the cafeteria staffs at each school have worked hard to post outstanding ratings on Tennessee Department of Health safety inspections.
Panel concerned over possible budget shortfall on EMS billing collections
A few county commissioners expressed concerns over a possible budget shortfall for Emergency Medical Service collections during the last emergency services committee meeting.
BOE gives Andrews evaluation
The Cumberland County Board of Education completed an evaluation of Director of Schools Donald Andrews, though he has not yet completed a full year in the post.
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