+David Cry, son of Uncle Hugh Cry, went to Blount County last month. David is now of age and goes to claim a small inheritance that awaits him there. He expects to enter school at either Marysville College or some other point in that county and hopes to continue for two years. David is an honest and well behaved young man, and his many friends here are gratified to learn Dame Fortune has smiled on him.
+G.M. Martin, proprietor of the Cumberland Livery Stable, has recently become a member of the real estate firm of Burnett and Dunbar. Mr. Martin is one of the most energetic, careful and successful business men in the county, and the resources and experience he brings to this popular and thriving firm will add much to their facilities for prompt and satisfactory service.
+Work began the first week in January at the Crab Orchard Stone Co. quarry, four miles east of Crossville. The company has a force of 25 men now working at the quarry. Around 25 head of mules and about 15 Negroes are at work stripping the two feet of dirt from the rock from an area of about two acres. It is expected to take all winter to remove the dirt so quarrying can proceed. As it develops this quarry will likely employ 75 to 100 men.
+Baker’s Cross Roads — Sunday School has closed for the next three months on account of muddy roads and bad weather.
+Daysville — The county is having the road slagged between here and the new Memphis-to-Bristol highway which was badly needed as the road was almost impassable
+The Monticello Canning Co. is signing contracts with farmers who will be growing peppers this year.
+Richard Hatler, 17, of Crossville, was named the best 4-H Club Citizen in the state. The Cumberland County High School senior’s major interests are safety and good citizenship.
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Commissioner questions SRO funding
The county's schools and education committee will meet Thursday night after one county commissioner on the budget committee questioned the current status of funds being transferred from the school system to the sheriff's department to pay for School Resource Officers.
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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.
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