+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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Panel OKs $21K for fire alarm system at Justice Center
The county's budget committee approved a $21,731 budget amendment to allow for repairs of the fire alarm system at the Cumberland County Justice Center.
Hundreds visit with Santa at Model RR Club Exhibit
Rows and rows of twinkly-eyed children, patient parents and loving grandparents filled the Crossville Model Railroad Exhibit and spilled out into the lobby of Crossville Outlet Mall on Monday, Dec. 2 for the long awaited appearance of Santa and Mrs. Claus. Mrs. Claus read The Polar Express and she and Santa had their pictures made professionally with each child as the Model Railroad Club’s gift to the children of Crossville.
Split sentence given in burglary plea
A Cumberland County man facing burglary and theft charges along with a probation violation charge opted to accept a plea agreement and was given a split sentence in the case.
Meth plea nets 5-year sentence
Adam Brian Smith was facing multiple drug and other charges. Appearing before Criminal Court Judge David Patterson he decided to cut his losses and accept a state offer that called for him to plead guilty to some charges in exchange for a five-year prison sentence.
Members appointed to new wildlife and fisheries panel
Cumberland County's new wildlife and fisheries committee has taken shape and was formed with members appointed by Cumberland County Mayor Kenneth Carey Jr. after the county commission approved the members during November's monthly meeting.
A Parade of Trees
Kelly Dodson with Uplands Village decorates the tree for the United Fund of Cumberland County at the annual Parade of Christmas Trees at First National Bank of Tennessee. The tree is one of dozens on display that were decorated Tuesday.
Schools focus on teachers to improve student achievement
While Cumberland County students scored As and Bs in achievement and growth on the state report card, Cumberland County Schools know there may be problems ahead.
Warriors to Work supports wounded veterans
BPW of Cumberland County was privileged to welcome Tiffany Daugherty, Warriors to Work Specialist with the Wounded Warriors Project, as their speaker on November 21, in observance of Veterans Day. One of BPW’s focus areas both nationally and statewide is supporting women veterans through its Mentoring Plus program. In addition, BPW assists families of the military in their day to day challenges dealing military life.
Souza questions downtown, Northwest Connector
The Crossville City Council will have a better idea of what the downtown project will cost Dec. 18 when bids on the infrastructure improvement and beautification project are opened. However, one councilman is concerned on moving forward with the project and the Northwest Connector road project due to the costs of the projects.
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