+Court Day attracted a crowd and business was good – the paper’s office had its share.
+Mr. Lewis Bennett was in town and reported that a party of men were boring for oil or coal about 8 miles south of Crossville. It is supposed they are employed by Mr. Clinton of the Narrow Gauge, but of course they will give no information.
+Ad- Why did the women of this country use over thirteen million cakes of Proctor & Gamble Lenox soap in 1886? Buy a cake of Lenox and you will understand why.
+Senator George W. Poague has been in Crossville several days in the interest of a new fraternal and insurance secret organization for which he received a charter from the state at the last session of the legislature, It is called “Knights and Ladies order of the Red Cross”. The secret ritual contains much that is amusing as well as sublime.
+A recent letter received from the War Department advises that no names from this county will be included in the list of deserters soon to be published.
+A movement is on foot to establish a swimming pool and bath booths on Daddy’s Creek near the bridge on the Memphis-to-Bristol Highway eight miles east of Crossville.
+The Harrison Motor Company have their new visible gasoline measuring stick tank in operation.
+Dorchester Golf Course assistant pro Kip Henley finished with an 11th place tie in the Chattanooga Open.
+Steve Norris, local meteorologist and member of TV 10s Weather Watchers Network, has received certification as a Radio Weathercaster from the National Weather Association.
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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.
Past catches up with defendant
Despite being found guilty by a Cumberland Count jury earlier this year of promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine, Donnie Dewayne Davenport, 59, held out hope he would be placed on probation, or at least receive a split sentence.
Fort flew for her country
As a part of remembering Pearl Harbor Day this week, it seemed a good time to write about someone from Nashville who is not often remembered in connection with this horrific day.
- 1st, 2nd District meeting set
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.
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