CROSSVILLE — Crossville, Cumberland County and Fairfield Glade fire department units, along with Cumberland County Sheriff's Department, Crossville Police, Cumberland County Emergency Medical Service and Cumberland County Rescue Squad, participated in a procession from Bilbrey Funeral Home to a Mayland area cemetery in honor of Ray Button, who passed away early Monday morning. Button served on the county fire department for over three decades and was among the first volunteers after the department organized. He had also served as a volunteer on the Crossville Fire Department. Button worked on Main St. for over 65 years and was owner of Ray's Jewelry. Full obituary notice will be published when received.
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Crossville man dies in Sunday crash
A Crossville man suffered fatal injuries in a two-vehicle crash Sunday and the driver of a second vehicle suffered serious injuries, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol's preliminary investigation.
Plea entered in tax evasion case
A Crossville businessman presented Clerk of Courts Larry Sherrill a check for $75,000 prior to his appearance in Cumberland County Criminal Court as a down payment on restitution the state says he owes in a tax evasion case.
Human remains identified
The human skeletal remains that were discovered Oct. 19 by Boy Scouts camping in a remote area of Cumberland Mountain State Park have been identified as a man from Florida.
Healing oxygen saves foot, redeems living
In 2011 Don Bowen was face-to-face with the doctor. The mood was tense and solemn.
School system looks to attract bus drivers
The transportation department is looking for ways to attract more school bus drivers, with subs, teachers, coaches and maintenance workers helping to cover all the school system bus routes. One possibility is helping to defray the cost of obtaining a CDL license, about $250, for new drivers.
CMC burglary probe continues
Crossville Police are continuing their investigation into a burglary at Cumberland Medical Center during which items were taken including controlled medication, according to a department report.
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Northwest Connector, public records on consent agenda
Crossville City Council holds their regular December meeting tonight at 6:05 p.m. with two public hearings and the audit committee meeting scheduled before hand.
Child pornography case headed to trial
A man who admitted to an investigator that he possessed on his computer images depicting children in settings of a sexual nature — described by an investigator as child pornography — appears headed for a jury trial.
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